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Terms of Use

This web site (the "Site") is published and maintained by Photoworkshop.com. When you access, browse or use this Site you accept, without limitation or qualification, the terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") set forth below. Photoworkshop.com reserves the right to modify, change, alter or otherwise edit these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting and such changes will become immediately effective upon such posting. Your continued use of the Site will bind you to such revisions and you should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please do not use the Site.

Use of the Site:
This Site is only for your personal use. You may not distribute, exchange, modify, sell, or transmit anything you copy from this Site, including but not limited to any text, images, audio or video, for any business, commercial or public purpose. As long as you comply with these Terms and Conditions, Photoworkshop.com grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to enter, display and use the Site. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of this Site in any manner whatsoever.

All members retain ownership of their photographic images. However, by uploading images to our servers, members agree to provide Photoworkshop.com the right to use, in whole or in part, for promotional purposes and without financial restitution or advance notice, any and all images posted. Such use includes but is not limited to the web or printed advertising promoting Photoworkshop.com.

Use of the Software:
Any software (images, audio, text, video clips, etc.) that is available on this Site is the copyrighted work of Photoworkshop.com or it's business partners. Copying or reproducing the Software to any other server or location for further reproduction or redistribution is strictly prohibited, unless such reproduction or redistribution is permitted by a license agreement accompanying such Software. You may not create derivative works of the Software, or attempt to decompile or reverse-engineer the Software unless otherwise permitted by law. Use of the Software is subject to the license terms of any license agreement that may accompany or is provided with the Software. You may not download any Software until you have read and accepted the terms of the accompanying software license.

Copyright:
All materials on the Site, including but not limited to images, software, audio, text and video clips, are protected by copyright under U.S. copyright law, international conventions and other copyright laws. All Content is owned or licensed by either Photoworkshop.com or its third party business partners. You cannot use the Content, except as specified herein. Any unauthorized use of the Content may violate, without limitation, copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

Trademarks:
Nothing contained in this Agreement shall be construed as conferring any right to use any name, trade name, trade or service mark, or any other designation of Photoworkshop.com and/or its third party business partners. Nothing contained on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without the written permission of Photoworkshop.com or such third party that may own other trademarks displayed on the Site.

DISCLAIMER:

YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. PHOTOWORKSHOP.COM IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. NO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR OTHER RIGHTS ARE TRANSFERRED TO YOU FOR ANY MATERIAL OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE.

PHOTOWORKSHOP.COM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MISUSE OR THEFT OF IMAGES POSTED BY MEMBERS TO OUR SERVERS. OBTAINING MODEL AND PROPERTY RELEASES, WHERE APPLICABLE, IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER.

ALL ARTICLES AND MATERIAL DISPLAYED BY PHOTOWORKSHOP.COM AND ITS PARTNERS ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND ARE NO SUBSTITUTE FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE.

PHOTOWORKSHOP.COM DOES NOT CONDONE CENSORSHIP. HOWEVER, WE HAVE A STANDING POLICY OF COOPERATION WITH ANY FEDERAL OR LOCAL AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATING THE VIOLATION OF FEDERAL OR LOCAL LAWS VIA SERVICES OF PHOTOWORKSHOP.COM. WE RETAIN THE RIGHT TO REMOVE MATERIAL DEEMED TO BE OF SUCH NATURE AS TO PUT OUR SERVICES AND GOOD STANDING IN JEOPARDY.

Contests, Sweepstakes, and Other Promotions:
This Site may contain contests, sweepstakes or other promotions (collectively, the "Promotion(s)") that offer prizes or require you to send in material or information about yourself. Each Promotion has its own rules, which you must read and agree to before you may enter. To the extent the rules of a Promotion are inconsistent with these Terms and Conditions, such rules will govern. Tariffs imposed on prizes won by residents living in countries outside the United States, to the extent the promotion is available to residents outside the United States, are the responsibility of the winners.

If you are under 13, you must ask your parents or guardian before you:

  • E-mail the Site, or ask us to e-mail anything to you;
  • Send in any information;
  • Enter any contest, sweepstakes or game that requires information about you or offers a prize; or
  • Buy anything online.
  • Links:
    This Site may contain links to third party Internet sites on the World Wide Web. Photoworkshop.com provides such links for your convenience only, and is not responsible for the content of any third party site linked to or from this Site. Links from this Site to any other site do not imply that there is any affiliation between Photoworskhop.com and the other site owner, or an approval, or endorsement or recommendation of that site. Photoworkshop.com disclaims all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy, legality, reliability or validity of any content on any other site. Viewing of all other sites is at your own risk.

    Page last updated: June 23, 2006



    PRIVACY STATEMENT

    Our Commitment To Privacy:
    Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this Statement explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this Statement easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and on every page where our information collection practices are applicable.

    The Information We Collect:
    Photoworkshop.com will collect, store, or use personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address (''Your Information''), based on your voluntary submission to us. We will use Your Information to respond to requests you may make of us or our business partners, and from time to time, we may use Your Information to better understand your needs and how we can improve our Web site, products, and services. All such uses will comply with all applicable laws. We may also use Your Information to contact you to respond to your inquiries pursuant to the rules of any Promotion. Any other information submitted by you in connection with these services or our website that cannot be used to identify you (''Other Information'') may be included in databases owned and maintained by Photoworkshop.com.

    Some of our Web sites use ''cookies,'' that is, pieces of information that the computer hosting the site assigns to your computer browser when you access a Web site. Cookies help ensure a more accurate analysis of site usage. For example, our site may set a cookie on your browser that keeps you from needing to remember and enter a password more than once during a visit to the site. Whenever cookies are used Photoworkshop.com will not collect personally identifiable information without your permission.

    In addition, our Web sites have security measures in place to protect the confidentiality of Your Information. However, your browser must support encryption protection to take advantage of this protection. These security measures also help us to honor your choices for the use of Your Information.

    For the convenience of our visitors, this Web site contains links to a number of sites that we believe may offer useful information. The policies and procedures we described here do not apply to those sites. Photoworkshop.com suggests contacting those sites directly for information on their privacy, security, data collection, and distribution policies.

    Children’s Privacy:
    Photoworkshop.com is committed to protecting the privacy of children. You should be aware that this site is not intended for, or designed to attract, children under the age of 13. We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13.

    Photoworkshop.com may update this Web site Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address submitted to Photoworkshop.com or by placing a prominent notice on our site.

    How to Contact Us:
    Any grievances toward the policies and procedures of Photoworkshop.com or with other members should be addressed to support@photoworkshop.com and not to any public arena within the Photoworkshop.


    Page last updated: December 27, 2010