Privacy Policy

We respect the privacy of Our Users. Please see Our Privacy Policy for a summary of Our policies and practices regarding collection and use of non-public personal information. By using this Site, You consent to Our collection and use of personal data as outlined therein.

 

Submissions

 

Any photograph, information, know-how, idea, suggestion, material, or other content provided to Us or posted on this Site, including posts in a forum or photo gallery, will be collectively referred to herein as a “Submission.” When providing a Submission you agree to abide by the Code of Conduct below. You retain ownership and in no way surrender any copyright in Your Submission, unless otherwise agreed. A Submission not owned by You or for which You have no permission to submit will be considered a violation of this Agreement, and may be a violation of UK and other applicable laws. You specifically represent that for any Submission provided to Us it is (i) your original work, or is properly licensed, and does not violate the copyright or any other personal or property right of any third party, and that (ii) You have obtained any and all releases and permissions necessary for posting the work.

 

Any Submission received through this Site will be deemed to include to Us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive right and license to use, copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, republish, transmit, disseminate, distribute, perform, and publicly display all content, remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics, or other information in the Submission, in whole or in part, without additional approval, to incorporate any Submission in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, in connection with this Site and Our affiliated web sites and publications. We will not be required to treat any Submission as confidential.

 

We provide no compensation for Your Submission or for Our use of a Submission. We will not sell individual reproductions of your Submission. We assume no responsibility or liability for the timeliness, deletion, delivery failure or failure to store images.

 

You agree and warrant that any Submission conforms to our policies and guidelines concerning the size, length, format, subject, relevancy and content. Content that we deem unacceptable, inappropriate and/or objectionable would be the following, which list is not a complete or comprehensive list and may be amended at any time:

 

  • Implied pornography

  • Contains racial, religious prejudice and/or is offensive to people of a certain race and/or religion

  • Content depicting hate or malice towards minorities, religion, etc.

  • A fully digital manipulated image where NONE of the sources are your own photographic work

  • Copyrighted material posted without permission

  • Threatening, vulgar, harmful content

 

We provide no guarantee that a Submission will be posted or published. We reserve the right to refuse to post, or may remove at any time, any Submission received through this Site for any reason.

 

Code of Conduct

 

You agree not to do the following:

  • Use the Site for any unlawful purposes.

  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Site. This includes, without limitation: (a) using, or attempting to use, any account without the User’s permission, (b) obtaining or soliciting another User’s password or other personal information under false pretenses, or (c) impersonating another User or otherwise misrepresenting Yourself to Us, the Site’s systems, or other entities.

  • Interfere (or attempt to interfere) with the operation of the Site. This includes, without limitation, (a) interfering with, defeating, or circumventing any security function of the Site, or attempting to do so, (b) accessing, or attempting to access, any portion of the Site that You are not authorized to access; and/or (c) modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, resell, retransmit, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Site. Unauthorized access (or attempts) may subject You to civil and/or criminal penalties.

  • Post, store, or transmit any unlawful, harassing, inflammatory, libelous, threatening, false, defamatory, abusive, obscene, harmful, vulgar, nude, pornographic, profane, or otherwise objectionable, as determined by Us.

  • Post, store, or transmit any information or material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law or regulation.

  • Post, store, or transmit any advertising, promotion, or solicitation of goods or services for commercial purposes except in any areas of the Site specifically designated for such purpose, and subject to applicable Site rules.

  • Use the Site to post, store, or transmit any information or software that contains a virus, worm, Trojan horse, or other harmful or disruptive component.

  • Use the Site to post, store, or transmit materials in violation of another party’s copyright or other intellectual property rights. You are solely responsible for determining whether any material You post, store, or transmit is subject to a third party’s rights.

  • Misuse any e mail information available on or through the Site. This includes, without limitation, sending unsolicited commercial e mail to any User, bulk e mails, “spam,” chain letters, “mail bombs,” or other disruptive transmissions.

 

Law Enforcement

 

Actual or attempted unauthorized use of the Site may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution. For Your protection, We reserve the right to view, monitor, and record activity on the Site without notice or permission from You. Any information obtained by monitoring, reviewing, or recording is subject to review by law enforcement organizations in connection with the investigation or prosecution of possible criminal activity on the Site. We will also comply with all court orders involving requests for such information.

 

Confidentiality of Site

 

While We endeavour to create a secure and reliable Site, please be advised that the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from this Site over the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, We and our Affiliates are not responsible for the security of any information transmitted via the Internet. You assume the sole and complete risk for using this Site.

 

Advertisers on this Site

 

We, in Our sole discretion, may post advertisements of third parties on the Site. Your correspondence or any other dealings with advertisers found on this Site are solely between You and such advertiser. You agree that We shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on this Site. Moreover, We shall not be responsible or liable for the statements or conduct of any third party on this Site. You shall not knowingly or intentionally interfere with the display of such advertisements.

 

Term and Termination

 

This Agreement will take effect at the time You begin using this Site (thereby indicating acceptance of these Terms and Conditions). We reserve the right at any time and for any reason to deny You access to the Site or any portion thereof, and to terminate this Agreement. Termination will be effective without notice.

Indemnification

 

You will defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Us and all of Our employees, agents, directors, officers, proprietors, partners, representatives, shareholders, servants, attorneys, predecessors, successors, and assigns, from and against any and all claims, demands, proceedings, damages, injuries, liabilities, losses, costs, and/or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and litigation expenses), relating to or arising from Your use of the Site, any breach by You of this Agreement, and/or any other matter for which You are responsible hereunder or under law.

 

Waiver

 

Failure to insist on strict performance of any of the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement will not operate as a waiver of any subsequent default or failure of performance. No waiver by Us of any right under these Terms and Conditions will be deemed to be either a waiver of any other right or provision or a waiver of that same right or provision at any other time.

 

Governing Law & Dispute Resolution

 

The validity, construction, and performance of these Terms and Conditions shall be construed in accordance with UK laws. The Site is controlled and operated by Us within the UK. We make no representation that materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from territories where any of the contents of this Site are illegal is prohibited. If You choose to access this Site from other locations, You do so on Your own volition and are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.

 

Entire Agreement/Reservation of Rights

 

These Terms and Conditions and the provisions of the Privacy Policy, which are hereby incorporated as if set forth fully in these Terms and Conditions, represent the entire agreement between You and US with respect to Your use of and material available on or through the Site, and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written between You and Us with respect to the Site. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

 

Use of Agreement in Judicial/Administrative Proceedings

 

A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.