imageRstock reserves the right to make changes, additions, corrections and editions to the Membership Agreement in separate parts or in whole at any time. Such changes are legitimate and effective from the moment of their publication. If the User keeps on working with the Site after such changes have taken place, the User acknowledges his/her consent with them. If at any time the User can no longer conform to the rules and terms given below, he/she should immediately stop using the Site and its files.
1. WORKING WITH SITE FILES
The Site is a resource that can contain or directly contains photographs being the subject matter of copyright, a trademark or service mark, or that fall within the scope of other identical or related rights of imageRstock, its subdivisions and affiliates or any other third parties including other Users of the Site.
The User has no right to pass, sell, publish, move, reproduce, or develop modified or redone works or use the Site content in any similar way, in part or in whole. Exclusion applies to cases when such permission is clearly and definitely stated in this Membership Agreement or any other agreement that comes into effect from the moment when usage of the Site starts (for example, the Standard License Agreement).
Files presented at the Site are provided by members of imageRstock under Exclusive and Non-Exclusive Supply Agreements. (For the terms of such supplies see corresponding parts of the Standard and Extended License Agreements.) According to the terms of the Supply Agreements, the User has the opportunity and right to upload or place at the Site by any other means any files that are entirely his/her property. The User has the opportunity and right to download files solely in accordance with the conditions stated in the Standard License Agreement and this Membership Agreement.
2. ACCESS PASSWORDS
The User confirms his/her consent that the process of user identification is performed with the purpose of granting him/her access to his/her user profiles and operations governing access to Site content. The username (login) and password chosen by the User are confidential information. The User realizes the necessity of non-disclosure of this information and promises to keep in secret and not uncover, pass, or offer personal access data to a third party without clear written permission from imageRstock.
The User confirms his/her consent that he/she, as an owner of the access login and password, bears responsibility for each access to the Site content using the chosen login and password. Also, the User is informed and agrees that imageRstock automatically accepts and recognizes his/her login and password as evidence and clear proof of the fact that it was the User who gained access to the Site content. The User realizes that the login and password are unique symbols, even though imageRstock does not impose specific requirements as to their contents and quality.
3. SITE BEHAVIOR RULES
The User confirms that he/she does not intend to use files of the Site for unlawful or otherwise disapproved purposes. Thus, the User agrees to avoid using any files obtained from the Site in an inappropriate manner including, but not limited to:
The User agrees that communication within the Blogs is open and public. Further, the User agrees that communication between visitors or between visitors and third parties, as well as files and content presented at the Site are not officially approved by imageRstock, and no files or information placed at the Site permanently or temporarily shall be regarded as analyzed, viewed or approved by imageRstock. As stated below, ImageR has the right and authority to remove any files at any time without notification to authors, license-holders or owners of the files.
The User agrees to refrain from using the Site in such a way that could result in its damage, operational trouble, or other negative outcome for other Site users. Also, the User agrees not to interfere with or access without authorization other imageRstock user records. The User agrees to access Site files in accordance with Site rules and procedures.
4. SITE MANAGEMENT
Imagerstock has the right to move, delete, refuse to publish, or edit any text message or files which imageRstock may regard as violating or presumably violating this Agreement, the rights for private or intellectual property, or similar rights of third parties. The Contributor agrees to the expropriation of any commissions paid for the respective files.
imageRstock has the right but not the obligation to correct mistakes in the files at its own convenience.
5. CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
In accordance with the purposes of the present Agreement, the term «Confidential Information» should be read as any documents, software, data, information or files related to the process of imageRstock management, its enterprise, staff, members, affiliates, licensees and licensors, or such that is clearly defined as confidential, including but not limited to: design, business processes, business model, prices, development models and strategies, investigations, know-how, training developments, trade secrets, personnel, methodologies, clients, Site content belonging to others, and other intellectual property.
The User realizes that Confidential Information is such and cannot be disclosed to third parties without clear written permission from imageRstock and its licensors or used otherwise, except in cases established by law or directly specified within the present Agreement.
The User agrees to pay and indemnify, protect and also take the side of imageRstock (its management, employees, shareholders, partners, affiliates and so on) against any claims, responsibilities, losses and expenses (including lawyers’ fees on a client basis and solicitor), incurred in the following cases:
imageRstock reserves the right to assume the control and defense of any matter or require compensation or indemnification from the User at the expense of the User. In this case the User agrees to cooperate with imageRstock’s defense in case of such claim.
7. TERM, GROUNDS AND PRINCIPLES OF TERMINATION
This Membership Agreement is effective until the moment of its termination. For such purpose at any time the User should send a message using the Site’s Contact form or by any other written form appropriate for him/her, which identifies the User and confirms the User’s intention to notify imageRstock regarding the desire to terminate the Agreement. imageRstock reserves the right at its discretion to suspend, terminate or restrict the User's right to access to all or some content and resources of the Site at any time, for any reason and without proofs or prior notices.
imageRstock has the ability and right to suspend, terminate or change any part of the Site or the Site in the whole, its functions, resources or databases without prior notification or additional liabilities.
imageRstock also retains the right to suspend or fully terminate access of the User to the Site files in case of absence of activity from the User over an extended period of time, which may be interpreted as the User’s inability to gain access to the Site files.
A Membership Agreement termination does not indicate automatic exemption of liability and obligation of reimbursement of debts to imageRstock in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement or other liabilities of the User, namely: not to use the Site files or other content presented within its resources by ways other than those permitted with the terms and provisions of this Agreement that were valid by the moment of said use. This Agreement will be terminated without derogations or impairment to the rights of imageRstock, limitations and defense of liabilities provided in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, which defense, limitations of liabilities and rights shall survive this Agreement’s termination.
Upon termination of the User profile and his/her access to the Site files, the User confirms his/her consent to forfeit all credits remaining at his/her account.
The Site content and the Site itself are offered for review and use without any interference from the side of the Site holders (except pre-moderation), conditions and warranties of any kind, implied and direct. These warranties include conditions and warranties of merchantability. imageRstock does not guarantee that the Site content and its operation will meet expectations and requirements of a user, nor that the process of its usage will be faultless or uninterrupted for any reason. imageRstock does not warrant that the Site or its files available for downloading will not contain contamination (viruses) or destructive functions.
9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The User confirms that he/she understands and accepts responsibility and assumes all risk resulting from use of the Site, without limitations.
imageRstock, its employees, management, partners, shareholders, and agents are not responsible for failures of any kind or shutdown of the Site resulting in loss of business information, profit or other financial losses in connection with claims of any kind, losses, petitions, actions or other events arising out of this Membership Agreement, as well as out of its jurisdiction, including without limitations the Site navigation, use, access to any files or their parts, as well as any rights included even if imageRstock was advised of the theoretical possibility of such damages, regardless of whether the event and failure happened because of infringement on intellectual or other property, was based on a breach of law, negligence, contract liabilities or other similar cases and situations, or not.
In any event, total aggregate liability of imageRstock in connection with the use of the Site, in whole or in part, or its content in money equivalent shall not exceed five US dollars ($5.00).
If effective laws and normal acts do not allow exclusion of liability and limitations to the full extent for indirect or casual damages, all above-stated limitations and exclusions shall not by applied to the User. In case of a situation falling under such jurisdiction, the liability of imageRstock or any of its employees, directors, shareholders, partners, license holders or agents shall be limited to the maximum value permitted by the law.
10. AGE AND RESPONSIBILITY
The User confirms and warrants that he/she has reached the age sufficient to have the rights necessary for usage of the Site and is bound by legal obligations sufficient for any liability that can appear as a result of usage of the Site files. The User agrees to bear full responsibility for all cases of the Site usage without distinction, as well as for use of his/her login and password by third parties including minors living with him/her.
11. APPLICABLE LAW
The Site is operated, managed and controlled by imageRstock, principally imageRstock located in Riga, Latvia. The Site is accessible for use in any country of the world. Since all regulatory systems of the countries have unique laws and subordinate acts that may differ from Latvian laws, by entering the Site the User agrees that this Membership Agreement is governed by the laws of the Republic of Latvia. This Agreement is not judicable by the UN Convention on International Trade Contracts.
The User agrees to service and process of all necessary notifications directed to him/her at the postal address indicated by him/her during registration at the Site. The User agrees to refrain from:
All dispute, controversy or claim which may arise out of or in connection with the present contract (agreement), or the execution, breach, termination or invalidity thereof, shall be settled by the Riga International Commercial Arbitration Court in Riga in accordance with its Rules by one arbitrator on the basis of written documents (written procedure).
If imageRstock is obligated to go to non-arbitration court for collection of any payable fees or enforcement of its rights, the User agrees to reimburse imageRstock for all expenses, payments and fees in the event that imageRstock is successful.
12. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Absence of a result of actions performed by imageRstock for organization or control of accurate implementation of the provisions of this or affiliated agreements shall not and cannot be construed as waiver of any rights or provisions.
13. CONTACT INFORMATION
For any questions in connection with the provisions of this document, please contact imageRstock using the contact information below.
For assistance, please contact our friendly support team.
Client Relations & Support: Contact (please provide your member name in your email to us.)
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 imageRstock AGREEING TO PROVIDE THE CONTENT, THE USER AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. THE USER FURTHER AGREES THAT THIS IS THE COMPLETE AND EXCLUSIVE STATEMENT OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE USER AND imageRstock, WHICH SUPERSEDES ANY PROPOSAL OR PRIOR AGREEMENT, ORAL OR WRITTEN, AND ANY OTHER COMMUNICATION BETWEEN THE USER AND imageRstock RELATING TO THE SUBJECT OF THIS AGREEMENT.
BY ACCEPTING THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, THE USER ALSO ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HE HAS READ AND UNDERSTOOD ALL OTHER RELATED AGREEMENTS LISTED BELOW, WHICH CAN BE FOUND ON THE WEBSITE, AND ACCEPTS ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SAID AGREEMENTS:
IN CASE THE USER DOES NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ONE OR MORE OF THE ABOVE-MENTIONED DOCUMENTS, THE USER SHOULD CEASE USING THE WEBSITE OR ANY FEATURES OF THE WEBSITE GOVERNED BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE PRESENT AGREEMENT; BY USING THE WEBSITE AND ITS FEATURES, THE USER IMPLICITLY AGREES WITH ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE 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 supercedes the translated version.