1 . BASIC TERMS
1.1 You may use our Services only if you agree to these terms and conditions, and only as permitted by law. Additional eligibility requirements may apply to some Art Kollectiv Services, and we will notify you of those requirements in these Terms or otherwise in connection with those Services.
1.2 If you are using our Services on behalf of a company or other entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorised to bind that organisation or other entity to these Terms, in which case the terms “you” and “your” in these Terms will refer to that entity.
1.3 We offer a variety of Services, and additional guidelines, terms and conditions may apply to some Services (“Service Terms”). By using those Services, you agree to their Service Terms. If any of our Services have Service Terms that conflict with these Terms, those Service Terms will control to the extent of the conflict as relates to those Services.
1.5 You agree to provide only true and accurate information in connection with your account/and or profile, and to update all such information as necessary to keep it accurate and current.
1.6 The permission we give you to register for an Art Kollectiv profile and use our Services under these Terms is non-exclusive and non-transferable. You are not allowed to rent, sell, lease, sublicense or otherwise transfer your Art Kollectiv profile, or any access to or use of our Services, to any third party.
1.7 We may reclaim or repurpose any username or URL on our Services, at any time at our sole discretion, for any reason, including if we believe it is necessary to comply with the rights of a third party.
1.8 Some of our Services may be accessible on mobile devices. You agree not to use those Services in a way that distracts you and prevents you from complying with any traffic or safety laws.
1.9 You consent to receive communications from us electronically, and you agree that we may communicate with you by posting notices on our Services and/or by email. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. You agree that all notices we provide to you by email will be considered received by you on the day that we send them. If you provide us with an email address, you agree that we are not responsible for any automatic filtering that you or your network provider may apply to any email that we send to the email address you provided.
1.10 You are responsible for providing any equipment (such as computers or mobile devices) and network access necessary for you to use our Services or communicate with us at your own cost.
In these Terms:
“User” means any person or entity that accesses or uses our Services in any way, whether or not they sign up with Art Kollectiv, including you.
“Content” means any and all images, text, information, data, audio, video, graphics, computer code, software, and other material provided on or through our Services, including when we send you email. Content includes both Art Kollectiv Content and User Content.
“Art Kollectiv Content” means any and all Content that we provide on or through our Services, including Content licensed from a third party, but excluding User Content.
“User Content” means any and all Content that a User submits, posts, publishes or otherwise provides on or through our Services.
“Your User Content” means any and all User Content that you submit, post, publish or otherwise provide on or through our Services.
“on our Services” means on the Art Kollectiv website.
“including” means “including but not limited to” unless we specifically indicate otherwise.
3.1 All Content is owned by Art Kollectiv or by others who have licensed their Content to us, and is protected by Australian and international copyright laws, trademark laws, and/or other proprietary rights and laws. Our Services are also protected as a compilation and/or collective work under Australian and international copyright laws.
3.2 The trademarks, service marks, logos, and product names displayed on or in connection with our Services are the registered and unregistered trademarks and service marks of Art Kollectiv or third parties in Australia and/or other countries.
3.3 As between you and Art Kollectiv, Art Kollectiv owns and retains, solely and exclusively, all rights, title, and interest in and to our Services, the look and feel, design and organisation of our Services, all Art Kollectiv Content, and the compilation of all Content on our Services, including all copyrights, moral rights, trademark rights, trade secrets, patent rights, database rights, and other intellectual property and proprietary rights therein.
3.4 These Terms do not grant you any ownership over any Content, or any intellectual property rights in any Content, although you remain the owner of any intellectual property rights that you may have in Your User Content.
3.5 Neither these Terms nor your use of our Services grants you any license or permission under any copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property of Art Kollectiv or any third party, whether by implication or otherwise.
3.6 These Terms do not grant you the right to use any of our trademarks, service marks, logos, product names, domain names, or other distinctive brand features in any way.
3.7 We welcome feedback, comments and suggestions about our Services. However, you acknowledge and agree that we will have the right to use any and all Feedback at our sole discretion, for any and all purposes, commercial or otherwise, without any obligation of any kind to you. In any case, we will have no obligation to act on, use or respond to any Feedback in any way.
3.8 We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you in these Terms.
4. USER CONTENT AND COMMUNICATIONS
4.1 Some Services may enable Users to submit, post, publish or otherwise provide User Content. Each User is solely responsible for all User Content that they provide on or through our Services.
4.2 We do not endorse or make any representations or warranties of any kind with respect to any User Content and/or any statements, ideas, advice or opinions communicated on, through, or in connection with our Services (whether online, offline, orally, in writing or otherwise) by any User and/or third party, whether with respect to accuracy, completeness, truthfulness, reliability or otherwise. You acknowledge that any use of or reliance on any User Content and/or any such statements, ideas, advice or opinions is solely at your own risk.
4.3 You acknowledge that we have no obligation to review or screen any User Content, and that by using our Services, you may be exposed to User Content that is inaccurate, misleading, offensive or otherwise objectionable.
4.4 Some User Content may be marked as “featured” (or marked with other similar language) when it is provided on or through our Services. Such markings are for general informational use only and are not an endorsement, representation or warranty of any kind by us.
4.5 We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor and/or review any and all User Content and/or communications transmitted on or through our Services, to enforce or investigate potential violations of these Terms or our other policies or agreements with Users, to detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or to otherwise administer, improve or operate our Services and/or customer support, without notice or liability, at any time at our sole discretion. We also reserve the right to access, preserve and disclose any information if we believe it is reasonably necessary to: (i) respond to claims against us or comply with any law, regulation, legal process or governmental request; (ii) enforce or administer these Terms or our other policies or agreements with Users; (iii) conduct customer support, or detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; or (iv) protect or enforce the rights, property or safety of Art Kollectiv, you, or others.
4.6 We reserve the right to remove or refuse to display any User Content on our Services, in whole or part, if we believe that such User Content may violate these Terms, the law or any third-party rights, or for any other reason, without notice or liability, at any time at our sole discretion.
4.7 You acknowledge that you are in the best position to know if Your User Content may be used in connection with our Services. You are solely responsible for ensuring that Your User Content does not violate any law or regulation, or any right or intellectual property of any third party, including any copyright, moral right, trademark right, trade secret, patent right, privacy right, publicity right, or contractual right.
4.8 By providing any User Content on or through our Services, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable (through multiple tiers) right and license to use, host, store, reproduce, distribute, publish, adapt, modify, translate, create derivative works from, publicly perform, and publicly display Your User Content, in any and all media now known or later developed, for the purposes of operating, distributing, promoting, and improving our Services, and developing new Services. You represent and warrant that: (i) you own or otherwise control all of the rights to Your User Content; and (ii) the use of Your User Content does not violate these Terms and will not violate any right of, or cause injury to, any person or entity.
4.9 Nothing in these Terms will restrict any other rights that we may have or later obtain with respect to Your User Content, such as rights under applicable laws or other licenses.
4.10 We will not be liable or responsible for any User Content, or for any use of Your User Content by us in accordance with these Terms.
5. OTHER WEBSITES AND SERVICES
5.1 Our Services may include links and features that enable you to access other websites or services, and other websites or services may include links to our Services.
5.2 Such links and features are for convenience only and do not constitute or imply any endorsement, warranty, or assumption of liability of any kind by us with respect to any such websites or services, or any information, materials, goods or services on or available from any such websites or services.
5.3 You are solely responsible for, and assume sole risk arising out of, any use of or reliance on any such websites or services, or any information, materials, goods or services on or available from any such websites or services.
5.4 You acknowledge and agree that the Art Kollectiv Parties (defined below) are not responsible and will not be liable for: (i) the accuracy or availability of any such websites or services; or (ii) any information, materials, goods or services on or available from any such websites or services.
6. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
6.1 YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND THAT OUR SERVICES ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO OUR SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND QUIET ENJOYMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE, ALL OF WHICH ART KOLLECTIV AND OUR OFFICERS, OWNERS, DIRECTORS, CONSULTANTS, AGENTS, AND EMPLOYEES (COLLECTIVELY, THE “ART KOLLECTIV PARTIES”) EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. THE ART KOLLECTIV PARTIES MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, THAT OUR SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE AVAILABLE, ACCESSIBLE, UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, ACCURATE, RELIABLE, COMPLETE, FREE OF ERRORS, SAFE, SECURE, OR FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE USE OF OUR SERVICES IN ANY WAY WILL GIVE RISE TO ANY SPECIFIC RESULTS. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE EXCLUSIONS IN THIS SECTION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
6.2 No advice or information (whether oral or written) obtained from the Art Kollectiv Parties, or through our Services or any Content, will create any warranty by us not expressly stated in these Terms or in a separate written agreement between you and us.
7. GENERAL RELEASE
7.1 We may provide rules for using our Services, but the Art Kollectiv Parties do not endorse or control and are not responsible for the conduct (whether online or offline) of any User and/or third party on or in connection with our Services.
7.2 TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU RELEASE THE ART KOLLECTIV PARTIES FROM ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, SUITS, DAMAGES (ACTUAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL), LOSSES, LIABILITIES, AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES), OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, DISCLOSED AND UNDISCLOSED, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH: (i) ANY DISPUTES BETWEEN YOU AND ONE (1) OR MORE OTHER USERS OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM YOUR USE OF OUR SERVICES; (ii) ANY USER CONTENT OR CONDUCT, PERFORMANCE OR NON-PERFORMANCE (WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE) OF ANY OTHER USER OR OTHER THIRD PARTY IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH OUR SERVICES, INCLUDING ANY DEFAMATORY, MISLEADING, OFFENSIVE OR UNLAWFUL CONDUCT OR USER CONTENT, OR ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SERVICES, YOUR ACCOUNT OR YOUR USER CONTENT AND/OR INFORMATION; (iii) ANY ARTWORK OR OTHER PROPERTY EXHIBITED, LISTED, MARKETED, OFFERED FOR SALE, OR SOLD (WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE) BY ANY OTHER USER OR OTHER THIRD PARTY ON, THROUGH, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH OUR SERVICES; OR (iv) ANY COMMUNICATIONS, INTERACTIONS OR MEETINGS (WHETHER IN PERSON, ONLINE OR OTHERWISE) BETWEEN YOU AND ONE (1) OR MORE OTHER USERS OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM YOUR USE OF OUR SERVICES. YOU EXPRESSLY WAIVE ANY BENEFITS OR PROTECTIONS, WHETHER STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, THAT WOULD OTHERWISE LIMIT THE COVERAGE OF THIS RELEASE TO INCLUDE ONLY THOSE CLAIMS WHICH YOU MAY KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN YOUR FAVOUR AT THE TIME OF ENTERING INTO THIS RELEASE.
8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
8.1 UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY OF THE ART KOLLECTIV PARTIES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ANY PERSONAL OR BODILY INJURY OR EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, OR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, BUSINESS, DATA, USE, GOODWILL OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH: (i) THESE TERMS; (ii) OUR SERVICES; (iii) THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE OUR SERVICES; (iv) ANY CONDUCT, PERFORMANCE OR NON-PERFORMANCE (WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE) OF ANY OTHER USER OR OTHER THIRD PARTY ON OR IN CONNECTION WITH OUR SERVICES; OR (v) ANY CONTENT, GOODS OR SERVICES MADE AVAILABLE ON, THROUGH, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH OUR SERVICES (WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE) BY US OR ANY OTHER USER OR OTHER THIRD PARTY.
8.2 THE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY PROVIDED ABOVE IN SUBSECTION 8.1 APPLY TO ALL CLAIMS, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, STATUTE, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER OR NOT ANY OF THE ART KOLLECTIV PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE OR LOSS, AND EVEN IF A REMEDY SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS PROVIDED ABOVE IN SUBSECTION 13.1 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, IN WHICH CASE THE LIABILITY OF THE ART KOLLECTIV PARTIES WILL BE LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
9. CHANGES TO OUR SERVICES
9.1 Our Services are updated frequently, and their form and functionality may change without notice. We reserve the right to change, modify, add, remove or discontinue any and all of our Services (and/or the appearance, design, functionality, and all other aspects of any and all of our Services), in whole or part, temporarily or permanently, with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, at any time at our sole discretion.
9.2 We will not be liable to you or any third party for any damages or losses of any kind resulting directly or indirectly from any changes made by us to our Services, including any loss of business or the ability to use any product, service or Content.
10. CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
10.1 Our business changes with time, and these Terms will change also. We reserve the right to change these Terms, including the right to change, modify, add or remove any part of these Terms, without prior notice, at any time at our sole discretion.
10.2 All changes to these Terms will be effective when posted on our Services, or at such later date as may be specified in the updated Terms.
10.3 By continuing to use our Services after any changes to these Terms become effective, you agree to such changes and the updated Terms.
10.4 You agree that we may notify you of any changes to these Terms by posting the updated Terms on our Services, and you agree to review these Terms regularly and inform yourself of all applicable changes.
10.5 If you do not agree to any changes made by us to these Terms, you will no longer be permitted to use our Services.
10.6 Changes to these Terms will not apply to any claim or dispute that arose before such changes became effective, all of which will remain subject to the version of these Terms in effect at the time that such claim or dispute arose.
10.7 We will not be liable to you or any third party for any damages or losses of any kind resulting directly or indirectly from any changes made by us to these Terms, including any loss of business or the ability to use any product, service or Content.
11.1 You may stop using our Services at any time, subject to any other agreements between you and us.
11.2 Regardless of any other statement in these Terms, we reserve the right to terminate these Terms, to terminate your account (if you have an account), and/or to limit, terminate or suspend your access to or use of any or all of our Services, at any time at our sole discretion, without notice or liability, for any reason or no reason, including if you violate the letter or spirit of these Terms.
11.3 After any termination of these Terms and/or any termination of your access to or use of our Services, the following will survive and remain in full force and effect: (i) all outstanding obligations you may have to us under these Terms or otherwise; (ii) all remedies for breach of these Terms; and (iii) the following sections of these Terms: 3 (Ownership), 5 (User Content and Communications), 7 (Marketplace), 10 (Other Websites and Services), 11 (Disclaimer of Warranties), 12 (General Release), 13 (Limitation of Liability), 14 (Indemnification), 15 (Choice of Law and Dispute Resolution), 17 (Changes to our Services), 18 (Changes to these Terms), 19 (Termination), 23 (Miscellaneous).
12. COPYRIGHT POLICY
12.1 We respect the intellectual property rights of others and expect Users to do the same. In accordance with the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), we will respond to notices of claimed copyright infringement that are properly provided to our designated copyright agent (“Copyright Agent”), whose contact information is listed below.
12.2 We reserve the right to remove or refuse any Content on our Services claimed to be infringing, at any time at our sole discretion, without notice or liability. In appropriate circumstances, we will also terminate Users and account holders who are repeat infringers.
12.3 If you believe that Content on our Services has been used in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent with a written notice containing all of the following information ("DMCA Notice"):
13.2 If any provision of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, that provision will be enforced to the maximum extent permitted, and these Terms will otherwise remain in full force and effect.
13.3 These Terms will be binding on your successors and assigns, but you are not allowed to assign, transfer or sublicense these Terms or any right or obligation under these Terms without our prior written consent. These Terms, and all rights granted to or reserved by us under these Terms, will benefit and be enforceable by our successors and assigns.
13.4 There are no third-party beneficiaries to these Terms except as expressly provided in these Terms.
13.5 You and we are independent contractors under these Terms. No agency, partnership, joint venture, employment, sales representative, or franchise relationship is created or implied by these Terms or your use of our Services.
13.6 Nothing in these Terms will prevent us from complying with any applicable law or regulation.
13.7 The section titles in these Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
14. HOW TO CONTACT US
14.1 If you have questions about these Terms or our Services, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last Modified: 1st February, 2016
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