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Terms & Conditions

Please read the terms of use carefully

The terms and conditions (‘Terms of Use’) set forth below and the Privacy Policy constitute a legally binding agreement between TalentNext.com Entertainment Private Limited (“Company”) and you. These Terms of Use contain provisions that define your limits, legal rights and obligations with respect to your use of and participation in the mobile application called ‘Talent Next’ that is conceptualized, developed and hosted by Company along with its corresponding website located at, “ www.talentnext.com" (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Platform”) including its classified services, forums, chats, photographs, audition videos, communication functions and internet links (the “Content”). The Terms of Use described below incorporate the Privacy Policy and apply to all users of the Platform including those who are contributors of video content, photographs, information, private and public messages and other materials or services on the Platform.

The Platform is currently owned, operated and controlled by TalentNext.com Entertainment Private Limited.

Acceptance of terms of use

You acknowledge and understand that the Platform serves as a means to connect Models, Actors, Production Houses and Modeling Agencies with one another and by using, visiting, registering and/or otherwise accessing the Platform and by confirming that you have read the Terms of Use, you hereby certify that: (i) you are either a Model, Actor, Production House or Modelling Agency (hereinafter referred to as the “User”) (ii) you have the authority to enter into these Terms of Use (iii) you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use and any other documents incorporated herein (iii) that you are of legal age to form a binding contract or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Use, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Use, and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of any applicable jurisdiction in which the Company conducts business. When a minor uses the Platform, the parent or guardian of that minor will be held responsible for the minor's actions. Children under the age of 13 are expressly prohibited from becoming registered users of the Platform or posting Personally Identifiable Information (as defined in our Privacy Policy) to the Platform. If you do not so agree, you should not affirm your acceptance thereof, in which case you are prohibited from accessing or using the Platform.

All references to “you” or “your”, as applicable, mean the person that accesses, uses or participates in the Platform in any manner (i.e., the Model, Actor, Modelling Agency or Production House). If you use the Platform or open an Account (as defined below) on behalf of a business (i.e., a Production House or Modelling Agency), you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind that business and your acceptance of the Terms of Use will be deemed an acceptance by that business and “you” and “your” shall refer to that business.

Below are our detailed terms and conditions that you must read and accept before accessing or using our websites.

Modification of terms of use

The Company reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at its sole discretion and at any time without personal notice to you. If the Company makes a material change to these Terms of Use it will update this page and post a notice on the Platform for a reasonable period of time, and will indicate the effective date of the changes at the top of both pages. It is your responsibility to review these Terms of Use for any changes, and your access or use of the Platform after it has notified you of a change in these Terms of Use constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to be bound by all changes. If you do not agree to be bound by the changes, you must immediately stop using the Platform. Any amendments to these Terms of Use shall apply prospectively from the date on which it is made or added to the Terms of Use.

Description of the application and subscription fee

You agree that: (i) the Platform shall be deemed solely based in India; (ii) all use of and benefits from the Platform shall be deemed to be received or enjoyed solely within India. The Company controls and operates the Platform and makes no representation that the contents of the Platform are appropriate or available for use outside of India If you use the Platform from a location outside India you are responsible for compliance with applicable Indian Laws.

The Platform contains content including but not limited to text, graphics,photographs, images, news reports, articles, editorial and other writings, audio and video recordings, data, listings, and directory information (collectively, "Content") that is accessible by Users. The Platform may also offer emails and chats to Users to communicate with each other. The creation of a user account shall be mandatory in order to use the Platform. Further, certain contents and services of the Platform may only be accessed through purchase or paid subscription. We refer to the paid services available on or through the Platform as has been further elaborated in Section 10 below.

Proprietary rights

The Company owns, operates, licenses, controls, and provides access to the Platform. You acknowledge and agree that the Company and its licensors, retain all right, title and interest in and to all past, present and future Content, (excluding User Provided Content, i.e., materials, photographs, portfolios that Users upload to their profiles), applications, software, content and materials provided on or through the Platform (including, without limitation, the audiovisual works, text, images, photographs, videos, graphics, page headers, editorial and contextual information, the selection and arrangement of elements displayed on or through the Platform the compilation of all content and materials on the Platform and the business process, procedures, methods and techniques used in the Platform) and all associated copyright rights, trademark rights, trade secret rights and other intellectual property and proprietary rights recognized anywhere in the world.

“Talent Next” and the “Talent Next” logo are the registered trademarks of TalentNext.com Entertainment Private Limited, and all other proprietary trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress, slogans, logos, and other indicia of origin that appear on or in connection with the Platform are the property of the Company unless otherwise noted and are protected by applicable copyright, trademark, intellectual property and other laws. The Company’s intellectual property, including, without limitation, its trademarks and trade dress, may not be used in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among users, or in any manner that disparages the Company and/or its name, image and goodwill.

All third party trademarks, logos, photographs, images, audio and audio- visual content, programming, excluding audition tapes uploaded by Users and other intellectual property contained on or within the Platform are the property of the respective third parties, including the respective content owners, and may be protected by applicable copyright, trademark or other intellectual property laws. Each such third party expressly reserves all rights into such intellectual property. Use of third party software or services is subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable third party license agreements, and you agree to look solely to the applicable third party and not to the Company to enforce any of your rights in relation thereto. Except as expressly set forth in these Terms of Use or otherwise expressly granted to you in writing by the Company, no rights (either by implication, estoppel or otherwise) in or to the Platform or their contents are granted to you.

User provided content

Portions of the Platform may allow you to upload or transmit audition tapes,data, information, text, images, software, audio, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials to or through the Platform ("User Provided Content"). For User Provided Content (such as portfolios, announcements etc), the Company is merely hosting and providing access to the same to its different Users.

The decision to submit User Provided Content to the Platform is your responsibility and you should only submit content that belongs to you or that will not violate the rights of others. Be aware that content belongs to the creator of that content and you should not reproduce or submit anything without permission of the owner. By submitting User Provided Content, you represent, acknowledge, and warrant (i) that you have the right to do so or that you have obtained any necessary third party consents (e.g., under privacy or intellectual property laws), (ii) that the User Provided Content does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy or publicity, or the intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and (iii) that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the User Provided Content that would be infringed upon as a result of uploading the User Provided Content. If you submit User Provided Content to the Platform on behalf of a group, organization or business entity, you represent that you have the right to do so and that you have obtained any consents from the group, organization or business. Upon the request of the Company, you agree to furnish the Company with any documentation, substantiation and releases necessary and reasonably required to verify and substantiate your compliance with this provision.

The Company does not vouch for the validity, accuracy or credibility of any User Provided Content on the Platform, and does not take any responsibility or assume any liability for any actions Users may take as a result of viewing, reading or listening to User Provided Content on the Platform. Through your use of the Platform you may be exposed to content that you may find offensive, objectionable, harmful, inaccurate or deceptive. There may also be risks of dealing with underage persons, people acting under false pretenses, international trade issues and foreign nationals. The Company does not endorse any User Provided Content or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein. By using the Platform, you assume all associated risks, and the Company expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Provided Content.

In addition to the above, you grant to the Company, without any credit or compensation to you, a royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, unrestricted, irrevocable, and fully transferable, assignable and sub-licensable license to host, use, modify, display, copy, reproduce, disclose, sell, translate, create derivative works of, distribute, and export any User Provided Content, in whole or in part, or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, software or technology of any kind now known or hereafter developed or discovered for any purposes whatsoever. You agree that the Company may publish or otherwise disclose your name in connection with your User Provided Content.

You acknowledge, consent and agree that the Company may access,preserve and disclose account information and User Provided Content that you provide if the Company is required to do so by law or if it believes in good faith that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to (i) comply with legal process, (ii) enforce these Terms of Service, (iii) respond to claims that any User Provided Content violates the rights of third parties, (iv) respond to your requests for customer services, or (v) protect the rights, property or personal safety of The Company, its employees, partners and agents or members of the public.

The Company undertakes no obligation to pre-screen User Provided Content, but reserves the right to, and may from time to time, monitor any and all information transmitted or received through the Platform. You acknowledge, consent and agree that the Company may, at its sole discretion and without notice to you, review, censor, delete, move, edit,block access to or prohibit the transmission or receipt of any User Provided Content or other information, in whole or in part, that the Company deems obscene, defamatory or libelous in nature, that invades the right of privacy or infringes any right of any person or entity, is unlawful, is offensive or otherwise inappropriate, or that the Company believes to be in violation of these Terms of Use.

You are solely responsible for all User Provided Content that you make available via the Platform. Under no circumstances will the Company be liable to you in any way for any User Provided Content that you upload, post, or otherwise make available via the Platform, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in User Provided Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of User Uploaded Information. In addition, you hereby release The Company from any and all claims, liens, demands, actions or suits in connection with the User Provided Content, including, without limitation, any and all liability for any use or nonuse of your User Provided Content, claims for defamation, invasion of privacy, right of publicity, emotional distress or economic loss. Except for the rights granted in these Terms of Use the Company acquires no title or ownership rights in or to any User Provided Content you submit and nothing in these.Terms of Use conveys any ownership rights in the User Provided Content you submit to The Company.

Restriction on use

The Platform is provided for lawful purposes only. By accessing or using the Websites, you agree and warrant that in connection with your use of the Platform you will not:

  • Manipulate the Platform in any way not intended and directed by The Company

  • Copy or seek to copy or "rip" any audio, video or audiovisual content from the Platform

  • Exploit any part of the Platform for commercial gain or undertake any commercial activity utilizing the contents of the Platform without the prior written consent of The Company

  • Upload, post, e-mail, transmit, display, copy, distribute, promote, or otherwise communicate to the public:

    • Any material that is false, unlawful, threatening, disparaging, abusive,libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, offensive, pornographic, profane, racist, sexually explicit, ethnically or culturally offensive, indecent, harassing, or that promotes violence, racial hatred, terrorism, or illegal acts, or anything that in The Company's sole discretion is otherwise objectionable information, software, content or other material that violates, plagiarizes, misappropriates or infringes the rights of third parties including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, rights of privacy or publicity, confidential information or any other proprietary right; or

    • Material of any kind that restricts or inhibits any other user's uninhibited use and enjoyment of the Platform or interferes with, overburdens, impairs or disrupts the Websites, including material that contains a virus, Trojan horse, time bomb, worm, spyware, adware, malware, bot, any automated system, such as scripts, or any other harmful component; or

    • Use or attempt to use another person's information, account, password, service or system except as expressly permitted; or

    • Impersonate another person or entity; or

    • Engage in any conduct that in The Company 's sole discretion restricts the ability of any other person to enjoy the use of the Websites; or

    • Solicit or collect personal data including telephone numbers, addresses, last names, email addresses, or any other kind of information about Users except unless provided by the a User to another (for instance provided by a Model/Actor to a Modelling Agency or Production House for the purposes of recruitment or audition details).

Copyright,trademark and celebrity material infringement

In operating the Platform, the Company acts as an independent unit facilitating the interaction and network between Models/Actors and Production Houses and Modelling Agencies. Our services are solely limited to providing a common ground where the Users can come together and access each other’s services. We shall however, retain any and all copyright, trademark and other derivative rights in and to any audition tapes that may be posted onto the Platform in response to an announcement for an audition and the Users must contact and receive express permission from the Company before utilizing such tapes for any and all purposes.

The Company has adopted a policy that provides for the immediate removal of any content or the suspension of any user that is found to have infringed on the rights of the Company or a third party, or that has otherwise violated any intellectual property laws or regulations, or any of these Terms of Use. The Company reserves the right to remove any content contained in or posted to the Platform that the Company, in its sole discretion, determines identifies as allegedly infringing another person's copyright, trademark, or other rights.

To submit an infringement notification, you must be the copyright or trademark owner or celebrity concerned or an authorized agent of the copyright or trademark owner or celebrity (as the case may be), and must provide the Company with the following information:

  • Identification of the copyrighted work, trademark or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed (e.g., a link to your original work or clear description of the materials allegedly being infringed upon);

  • Identification of the infringing material and information reasonably sufficient to permit the Company to locate the material on the Platform;

  • For notifications of trademark infringement:

    • A copy of the relevant trademark registration

    • Description of infringement / misrepresentation (e.g., passing off as your company, including specific descriptions of content or behavior).

    • Your address, telephone number, and email address; and

    • A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;

The Company should be contacted via email at contact@talentnext.com. Company 's response to notices of alleged infringement may include the removal or restriction of access to allegedly infringing material. If we remove or restrict access to user content in response to a notice of alleged infringement, the Company will make a good faith effort to contact the affected account holder with information concerning the removal or restriction of access, along with instructions for filing a counter-notification (as applicable).

User accounts

The creation of a User account is mandatory in order to avail the features and services provided on the Platform. The Sign-Up and Login feature shall be identical for Users who are Models/Actors and Users that are Production Houses/Modelling Agencies.

  • Registration Process & Functions of the Application:

    • As part of The Company's registration process, you will select a username and password and be asked to submit, among other things, your email address, telephone number and other contact details. You may also create an account or login using your social networking pages such as Facebook, Linkedin or GooglePlus. By logging in and creating an account through these social networking sites, you allow the Company access to your public profile, friend lists, likes and other activities that may determine social behaviour. You will also have to provide additional optional information to the Company for providing you with a more customized experience when using the Application.

    • By using your Account, you may apply relevant tags that describe your personality and look. You, (ProductionHouse /Modelling Agency Users) can then search for the type of Actors/Models you would like to cast by searching for the relevant tags that fit the character description.

    • If you (Production House/Modelling Agency) come across a User (Actor/Model) that fits your description, you will then contact such User through the in-app, no-reply Email Function. (“Service Request”). All information shared by you detailing the required service for which the Service Request is raised and the information provided shall be termed as your Content. The Company shall not be held responsible for the kind of “Content” that is exchanged between the Users, and both parties must use their own discretion when using the Platform. The In-App, No-Reply emails however, may be accessed by the Company at any point in time in order to understand consumer behaviour in order to improve or develop the Application further.

    • Upon contacting the Actor/Model you may then send a copy of the audition-script/video which shall be recorded (“Audition Tape”) by the Actor/Model and displayed on his/her profile and shall be accessible only by You, a Production House/Modelling Agency. Notwithstanding the above, the Company owns any and all rights in relation to such Audition Tapes, and the same cannot be utilised by Users for any other purpose without the express written consent of the Company.

    • You agree that all information you provide to The Company for purposes of creating a user account (the "User Information") will be true, accurate, current and complete and your failure to provide such information will constitute a breach of these Terms of Service and may result in the immediate termination of your account. All information about you including your User Information, any information obtained by The Company as a result of your use of the Websites, and any information stored or transmitted in any way on or through the use of the Platform is subject to The Company's Privacy Policy, which can be found here. The Company's Privacy Policy is incorporated into these Terms of Use by this reference.

    • You understand that you may not (i) select or use a name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person; (ii) use the rights of any person without authorization; or (iii) use a name that the Company, in its sole discretion, deems inappropriate. You agree that any information that you provide to the Platform, including but not limited to User Information, shall be true and accurate and current, and you are responsible for updating such information to keep it true, accurate and current. If you create a user account with the Platform, you accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password and you agree you will not sell, transfer or assign your user account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, if any, and for restricting access to your computer so that others may not access any password-protected portion of the Platform using your name, user name or password in whole or in part.

    • Each user name permits one person to access the password-protected portion of the Platform and you shall not share the user name and password with any third party. You shall be solely responsible for any and all use of the Platform, including without limitation, any and all charges incurred by a third party, under or using your user name and password. If at any time you should learn or suspect that your password has been compromised, you shall promptly notify Customer Service at contact@talentnext.com and confirm such notice in writing. Upon receiving such telephonic and written notice, The Company will assign a new password to you without charge.

    • You agree that any unauthorized use of the Platform, (or any Content derived therefrom) by you or by anyone using you user name or password may result in immediate suspension or termination of your user account by the Company, in its sole and absolute discretion, without refund of any pre-paid fees. You represent and warrant that the information provided during the subscription process is true and accurate and agrees to update the information thereafter in the event of any changes. The Company reserves the right to terminate your access to and use of the Platform in the event that you provide any false information to The Company as part of the subscription process, without refund of any pre-paid fees. In the event of such termination, you will continue to be liable for applicable fees for the period prior to termination, together with such other remedies as to which the Company may be entitled.

Subscription and payments terms fee

I. The Company offers quarterly(3 Months), semi-annual (6 month) and annual (12 month) subscriptions on TalentNext.com. The length of the subscription period is to be selected by you during the enrollment process.

II. This is non-auto renewable, therefore you will have to purchase the subscription again once it expires. Your profile on expiry of the period will remain the same. On renewal, you have the advantage of changing your subscription plan and opt for ongoing offers if any, at the time of renewal.

III. Billing Discrepancies: Unless you notify The Company of any discrepancies within sixty (60) days after they first appear on your payment statement, they will be deemed accepted by you and you release The Company from all liabilities and claims of loss resulting from any such error or discrepancy.

IV. Cancellations and Refunds: Subscriptions (both initial subscriptions and renewals) may be cancelled at any time but you will not receive a refund. If you cancel your subscription but are not eligible for a refund, you will retain access to the Website until your subscription expires. Cancellations may be made by emailing

Entire Agreement

I. You acknowledge and agree that these Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy and any applicable end user license or similar agreements contain the entire agreement between the parties relating to the Platform. If any provision in this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, that part will be deemed severable and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.

Equipment and Internet Access.

I. You understand and agree that you are responsible for providing all telephone, modem, Internet connection, intranet connection, extranet connection and other equipment necessary for you to access the Platform. You are solely responsible for and shall bear the costs of any such equipment and any fees or charges incurred to access the Platform through an Internet access provider or other third-party service, including any applicable taxes

Terms of Use Governs

I. It is understood and agreed by and between the parties that if there is any conflict between these Terms of Use and any other document not signed by the Company, these Terms of Use will govern.

Governing Law

Your rights and obligations, and all matters contemplated by these Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of India and the courts at Mumbai shall have exclusive jurisdiction with respect to any claims or matters arising out of or in relation to the terms and conditions herein.

Modification Or Termination Of the Platform:

The Company reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify, discontinue, temporarily or permanently the Platform or any part thereof, with or without notice and in its sole discretion. You agree that The Company shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of its Services.

You hereby acknowledge that the Company, in its sole and absolute discretion, has the right to delete, terminate or deactivate your account, block your email or IP address, cancel the Application or otherwise terminate your access to or participation in the use of the Platform, or remove or guard any content on the website, immediately and without notice for any reason, including without limitation, account inactivity, or if The Company has the reason to believe that you have violated any provision of the Terms of Use.

Upon termination of your Account, your right to participate in the Platform, including but not limited to, to offer or avail of Services shall automatically terminate. In the event of termination your account will be disabled and you may not be granted access to your Account or any files or other data contained therein. Notwithstanding the above, residual data may remain in and with the Company system. Upon Termination of your account, all licenses granted to you hereunder, will immediately terminate and you shall promptly destroy all copies of The Company’s data, marks and other content in your possession or control.

Limitation of Liability; Exclusive Remedy.




You agree to and shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless The Company, its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, and agents from any claims and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, related to any breach of these Terms of Use by you or your use of the Platform or any Content.


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