⚖️Terms and Conditions ⚖️
The photographer always owns the copyrights to their images. No image will be sold to a 3rd party.
Terms and Conditions of Use
- Intellectual Property
All photographers retain full and exclusive rights to their photographs. All content, software, designs, graphics, images, photographs, audio and video clips, text, logos, and other materials available on this website are the property of DocuLabs or its licensors or photographers and are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. You acknowledge that this website contains proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You agree that you will not use any of the materials or information on this website for any purpose other than as expressly permitted by this Agreement. You agree not to modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from this website that you don’t legally own.
2. User Obligations
By using this website, you agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including but not limited to those related to online conduct and acceptable content. You agree not to use this website for any unlawful purpose, or to engage in any activity that would violate the rights of others or damage the website’s reputation. If you enter our open call and get selected, you may only submit images that you own and have the copyright.
You agree that you will not use this website to:
a) harass, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights of others; b) publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; c) upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer; d) advertise or offer to sell any goods or services for any commercial purpose, except as expressly authorized by the Company; or e) use this website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the website.
3. Disclaimer of Warranties
THIS WEBSITE AND ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS (INCLUDING SOFTWARE) AND SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED BY THE COMPANY ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. THE COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS INCLUDING SOFTWARE OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM THE COMPANY ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE COMPANY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
4. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, OR SERVICE PROVIDERS, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, CONTENT PROVIDERS, PHOTOGRAPHERS OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE COMPANY, EVEN IF THE COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
THE COMPANY’S LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY CLAIMS ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO THE COMPANY FOR THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE COMPANY DURING THE TWELVE (12) MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO SUCH CLAIM.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Company, its affiliates, licensors, and service providers, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, successors, assigns, content providers, photographers and other representatives from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of this Agreement or your use of this website, including, but not limited to, any use of the website’s content, services, and products other than as expressly authorized in this Agreement. Each photographer retains full copyright ownership of their images and is responsible for any issues that may arise from complaints regarding the use of photos taken without proper permission. The company, guided by external legal counsel, disclaims any liability in these matters. It is an absolute expectation that all photographers comply with the law, and in the event of any failure to do so, they must assume full responsibility. The company, as the publisher, explicitly disavows responsibility for any legal issues that may arise.
6. Modification of Terms
The Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement at any time without prior notice. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to this website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes.
The Company may terminate your access to this website, in its sole discretion, at any time and without notice, including without limitation if you breach this Agreement or any applicable law or regulation. Upon termination, you must immediately cease all use of this website.
8. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution
This Agreement and your use of this website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Finland, without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule. Any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement or your use of this website shall be resolved exclusively in the courts of Finland.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and the Company regarding the use of this website and the services provided by the Company. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. The Company’s failure to enforce any right or provision in this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by the Company in writing.