User Agreement - Artist Portfolio1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com provides the FREE, BASIC and PREMIERE ARTIST PORTFOLIO ("ARTIST PORTFOLIO") service to you, subject to the following Terms of Service ("TOS"), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you; You can review the most current version of the TOS at any time at: http: //www.absolutearts.com/portfolio/legal/pterms.html. Please note that other services provided by World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com, outside of the ARTIST PORTFOLIO, are governed by different Terms of Service.
2. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com currently provides users with access to a rich collection of online resources, including the ARTIST PORTFOLIO hosting services (the "Service"). Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including the release of new World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com resources, shall be subject to the TOS. In order to use the Service, you must obtain access to the World Wide Web, either directly or through devices that access web-based content, and pay any service fees associated with such access. In addition, you must provide all equipment necessary to make such connection to the World Wide Web, including a computer and modem or other access device. Please be aware that World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com might have created certain areas on the Service that may contain mature or adult content. You must be at least 18 years of age to start, access, maintain, use any services offered or provided by World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com. If you are under 18, you must have the permission and supervision of a parent or legal guardian who is at least 18 years of age; that adult is responsible for the account. If you are under the age of 18, you may not utilize the social features on absolutearts.com/ wwar.com unless otherwise specified by World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com. When using absolutearts.com / wwar.com, those under 18 must, at all times, have the permission and supervision of a parent or legal guardian who is at least 18 years of age.
3. YOUR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS
In consideration of use of the Service, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself and your artworks as prompted by the Service's registration form (such information being the "Registration Data") and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data and all submitted data and artworks to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current, incomplete or any form of misrepresenation or World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof). All sales via absolutearts.com are between the artist and the buyer. Artists are responsible for their own tax obligations. If any sale in progress or completed sale is any form of misrepresentation or fraudulent, inaccurate or deceiving activity you will not be paid for the selling artwork or reimbursed for any shipping costs and the artwork(s) will not be shipped back to you.
5. MEMBER CONDUCT
You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you, and not World Wide Arts Resources/ absolutearts.com, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post or otherwise transmit via the Service. World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable.
You agree to not use the Service to:
(a) upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
(b) harm minors in any way;
(c) impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
(d) forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service or develop restricted or password-only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to from another accessible page);
(e) upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
(f) upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party; you will be liable for any infringements;
(g) upload, post or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas of the Service that are designated for such purpose;
(h) upload, post or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
(i) disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users of the Service are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges;
(j) interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;
(k) intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including, without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law;
(l) "stalk" or otherwise harass another;
(m) collect or store personal data about other users;
(n) promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities, promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual, or promote any act of cruelty to animals. This may include, but is not limited to, providing instructions on how to assemble bombs, grenades and other weapons, and creating "Crush" sites;
(o) use your ARTIST PORTFOLIO page(s) (or directory) as storage for remote loading or as a door or signpost to another home page, whether inside or beyond World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com;
(p) have multiple World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com addresses that are within the same World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com ARTIST PORTFOLIO AREA or that have the same theme;
or (q) engage in commercial activities that are deemed objectionable by World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com and may include: soliciting for advertisers or sponsors;
conducting raffles or contests that require any type of entry fee; displaying a sponsorship banner of any kind, including those that are generated by banner or link exchange services, and displaying banners for services that provide cash or cash-equivalent prizes to users in exchange for hyperlinks to their web sites.
6. SPECIAL ADMONITIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL USE
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.
7. CONTENT SUBMITTED TO World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com does not claim ownership of the Content you place on your ARTIST PORTFOLIO Site. By submitting Content to World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com for inclusion on your ARTIST PORTFOLIO Site, you grant World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com the world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com ARTIST PORTFOLIO Site(s).
This license exists only for as
long as you continue to be a World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com
ARTIST PORTFOLIO MEMBER and shall be terminated at the time your World Wide
Arts Resources / absolutearts.com ARTIST PORTFOLIO Site is terminated.
You acknowledge that World Wide Arts Resources / absolutearts.com does
not pre-screen Content, but that World Wide Arts Resources /
absolutearts.com and its designees shall have the right (but not the
obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any Content that is
available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, World Wide
Arts Resources / absolutearts.com and its designees shall have the right
to remove any Content that violates the TOS or is otherwise
objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated
with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy,
completeness, or usefulness of such Content.