The User has no right to interfere in the Site security provision or, in any other similar way, to use the Site or other system resources, networks and services accessible through or connected to the Site in a corrupt manner. The User agrees to use the Site entirely within the lawful and intended limits.
1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
All of the Site assets, including the system of organization and presentation of the files at the Site, are the property of Photo Journalist and its shareholders, and are protected by legal and subordinate acts relating to intellectual property including but not limited to copyright laws and other similar laws.
In case of absence of a separate written agreement with Photo Journalist (such as the Standard License Agreement), unconditioned use of the files offered at the Site without written permission of Photo Journalist is prohibited.
Files available at the Site may be copied and used for private use by the User solely for non-commercial or educational purposes only. Also, it is forbidden to change the files in any way (for example, to delete or hide copyright marks). The User has no right to create derivative works from the files presented at the Site or use them otherwise.
3. SITE UPDATES
Photo Journalist regularly updates technical, content and other information on the Site. Nevertheless, Photo Journalist makes no claim guaranteeing the completeness, accuracy and compliance of the information given at the Site. Photo Journalist is able to add, review or delete information, resources and services posted on the Site. Also, Photo Journalist reserves the right to make changes to the Site without prior notification.
4. LINKS TO OTHER SITES
There may be links to third-party sites on the Site. Such links are given solely for the User’s convenience. Their presence does not mean that they are recommended or endorsed by Photo Journalist. Also, Photo Journalist does not warrant their safety and accordance with the User’s expectations. Photo Journalist shall not bear any liability in case of any damages or losses, direct or implicit, due to a visitation originating from Photo Journalist, or to the use of services available from third-party sites.
5. SOFTWARE AND COMPUTER VIRUSES
At times, site failures may happen due to Internet connection, software operation, data transmission, etc., and it is possible that incorrect or incomplete copy of the information contained at the Site pages may occur. Similarly, the Site pages may contain malicious code or programs infected with computer viruses.
Photo Journalist is not responsible and bears no liabilities connected to the work of any software, the presence of any computer viruses or other elements with malicious code, the presence of destructive or unsafe files that can be distributed or otherwise affect software and hardware upon the User’s review of the Site, the access to any information on the Site, or the downloading of any files from the Site. Photo Journalist strongly encourage the use of anti-virus software or other protective programs during interaction with all web sites.
6. FILES PRESENTATION FORMAT
The Site content and the Site itself are provided for review and use without any personal interference from the side of the Site holders (except pre-moderation), conditions and warranties of any kind, expressed or implied. These warranties include conditions and warranties of merchantability. Photo Journalist does not guarantee that the Site content, its work or the Site as a whole will meet the expectations and requirements of the User, nor that the process of its usage will be faultless and without interruption for reason.
7. LIABILITY LIMITATION
The User confirms that he/she understands and takes responsibility and assumes all risk resulting from the use of the Site without limitations.
Photo Journalist' total maximum obligation and liability to any one User for all claims shall be limited to Five Thousand United States Dollars - US $5,000.00 for standard single user plans and to Twenty Five Thousand United States Dollars - US $25,000.00 for corporate multiple user plans.
Consenting to the terms of this Agreement, the User agrees to indemnify, defend and hold Photo Journalist, its affiliates, its Content contributors and their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders, partners and agents (collectively, the "Photo Journalist parties") harmless from and against all claims, liability, losses, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) incurred by any Photo Journalist Party as a result of, or in connection with, any breach or alleged breach by the User or anyone acting on the User’s behalf of any of the terms of this Agreement.
9. PROCEDURE OF NOTIFICATION AND PRESENTATION OF INFRINGEMENT CLAIMS
Photo Journalist respects intellectual property laws and expects all users to follow the same principles. In the event the User believes his/her intellectual property has been copied and used in violation of his/her rights or User’s intellectual property rights have been breached otherwise, he/she should submit a written communication to Photo Journalist including the following information:
- Physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property in question;
- Description of the work or other kind of intellectual property belonging to the owner that the User claims has been breached;
- Description of the place at the Site where this material was placed;
- The e-mail address, phone number and physical address of the User;
- The User’s application including a reasonable supposition that the disputed usage is not allowed by the law or copyright owner;
- A statement corresponding to one made under oath that the information presented by the User is reliable and correct and that the statement author is a person who is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner or is the owner himself/herself.
10. APPLICABLE LAW
11. GENERAL PROVISIONS
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IN ACCEPTING THIS AGREEMENT, THE USER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE USER HAS READ THIS AGREEMENT, UNDERSTANDS IT, AND HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO SEEK INDEPENDENT LEGAL ADVICE PRIOR TO AGREEING TO IT. IN CONSIDERATION OF PHOTO JOURNALIST AGREEING TO PROVIDE THE CONTENT, USER AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. USER FURTHER AGREES THAT THIS IS THE COMPLETE AND EXCLUSIVE STATEMENT OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND PHOTO JOURNALIST, WHICH SUPERSEDES ANY PROPOSAL OR PRIOR AGREEMENT, ORAL OR WRITTEN, AND ANY OTHER COMMUNICATION BETWEEN USER AND PHOTO JOURNALIST RELATING TO THE SUBJECT OF THIS AGREEMENT.
Disclaimer: The original, legally binding version of this document is written in English, and it is translated into other languages for the courtesy of our non-English-speaking users. If there are any discrepancies between the English version and a translated version, the English version supersedes the translated version.