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Terms and Conditions

Last updated: 27-08-2013

IceStockPhotos.com reserves the right to alter these terms and conditions without special notice. These terms and conditions are always accessible at our website by clicking the terms and conditions link

Terms of Use

Use of IceStockPhotos.com ("we" or "our") indicates that” you” (“Licensee”) accept these Terms of use ("terms").

These terms and conditions apply to your usage of www.IceStockPhotos.com
By accessing the Website and/or using the Website, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms“) and our privacy policy.
 IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

This agreement may be revised or updated without notice. You are advised to review it regularly. Details on updates can be found at the beginning of this document.

Ownership of the Website

This website is owned and operated by Rafn Sig,-. All aspects of the site, including the content and design are protected by copyright. These images are protected by Icelandic and other international copyright laws and have been digitally watermarked for the protection of our content providers.

Protection of Intellectual Property

All material at the IceStockPhotos.com website, including text, graphics, logos, icons,
pictures, sound files and software is the property of Rafn Sig,- or the property of the IceStockPhotos.com suppliers and is subject to protection by the pertaining copyright laws.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold IceStockPhotos.com, and the photographer, harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees, arising from the use of an Image or any breach of this agreement.

How you may use the content on this website

You warrant that you are of legal age to use the Website and to create binding legal obligations for any liability You may incur as a result of the use of the Website. You agree that You are responsible for all of your use of the site including for the use of your account by others.

Images, other than comp images, may only be used commercially once you have entered into a license agreement and paid the relevant fee. Comp images may only be used for your internal layouts for sample purposes or for proofing presentations to end clients.

IceStockPhotos.com will only issue high-resolution images for "comps" or layout purposes only after a separate agreement is entered into.

The Website contains images uploaded by its members. All images and their descriptions and presentation in general ("Images") on the Website are the property of either Rafn Sig,- and/or its members .

All photographs in IceStockPhotos.com database are subject to the copyright of the photographers that own them and are protected by Icelandic and international law. The copying of any and all photographs contained in the IceStockPhotos.com website, in any form, is prohibited unless you have purchased the right to use that particular photograph. The usage of a photograph that is purchased should be according to the terms and conditions.

IceStockPhotos.com and its members do their best to provide accurate information on Images and on the services of the Website, however against all our efforts there can be some typographical and technical errors on it. IceStockPhotos.com cannot be held liable for any losses or damages resulting from the inaccuracy of any information on the Website.

Customers of IceStockPhotos.com using images should credit the artist and IceStockPhotos.com, where applicable.

Restrictions as to use


The following uses are prohibited:

Use of the Image beyond the terms of the limited license agreement without first obtaining an additional license, including any electronic reproduction or promotional rights.

Create any derivative use of an Image unless indicated on the invoice.

Use of the Image in a manner that is defamatory, pornographic or obscene, whether directly or in context or juxtaposition with specific subject matter.

Use of the Image in any way that violates a depicted person’s right of privacy or publicity, or to infringe on any trade name, trademark or service mark.

Archive, republish or transmit any Images on any database without IceStockPhotos.com prior written consent.

Copy or publish any of the Images to a network or bulletin board, or otherwise distribute or allow any of the Images to be distributed to or used by anyone other than the authorized users, without prior written consent from IceStockPhotos.com.

Sublicense, re-license, rent or lease any of the Images.

Use of the Images to promote a business that sells or licenses photographic Images, or otherwise competes with IceStockPhotos.com in any manner.

Ship, transfer or export any of the Images into any country or use any of the Images in any manner prohibited by any export laws, restrictions or regulations.

Unauthorized Use/Retroactive License Fee:

Since it is difficult to determine damages resulting from unauthorized usage, in the event you utilize an Image other than for the usage indicated on our Invoice, we agree to forego our right to sue you for copyright infringement and you agree to pay, as liquidated damages, a retroactive license equal to ten (10) times the normal price we would have charged for such unauthorized use within ten (10) days of our billing such fee. If you fail to timely make such payment, this liquidated damage provision shall be void and we shall have the right to sue for copyright infringement and/or breach of contract, for which we will shall seek all damages and remedies available, including attorney's fees and all associated costs.

Model and Property Releases

IceStockPhotos.com GIVES NO RIGHTS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE USE OF NAMES, TRADEMARK, LOGO TYPES, REGISTERED OR COPYRIGHTED DESIGNS OR WORKS OF ART DEPICTED IN ANY IMAGE, AND THE USER MUST SATISFY ITSELF THAT ALL NECESSARY RIGHTS, CONSENTS OR PERMISSION AS MAY BE REQUIRED FOR REPRODUCTION ARE SECURED. THE COMPANY IDENTIFIED THE CAPTION FOR EACH IMAGE TO THE BEST OF ITS ABILITY, BUT CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRONEOUS OR INCOMPLETE CAPTION INFORMATION. NO MODEL RELEASES OR OTHER RELEASES EXIST ON ANY IMAGES UNLESS THE EXISTENCE OF SUCH RELEASE IS SPECIFIED IN WRITING BY IceStockPhotos.com.

Since IceStockPhotos.com does NOT require a written Model Release for each image that has identifiable people on it, We cannot guarantee that you will be able to use the image for any purpose you like. Also, if there is a model release for the image, we do not represent or make warranties whatsoever as to the legality or validity of it.

Links

We may provide links from www.IceStockPhotos.com website to other websites that may be of interest to you. Since IceStockPhotos.com has no control over these other sites, we cannot be responsible for either the availability of any linked sites or any content contained therein. Our links to other sites does not constitute an endorsement and is simply for your convenience.

Images and Copyrights

If you are buying royalty-free images they are limited to print run of 500 000 copies. So if you need to use royalty-free image for more than 500 000 copies you need to contact IceStockPhotos.com for extended license.

Certain images may be subject to additional copyrights, property rights, trademarks etc. and may require the consent of a third party or the license of these rights. IceStockPhotos.com does not represent or make any warranties that it owns or licenses any of the mentioned, nor does it grant them. It's your sole responsibility to make sure that you have all the necessary rights, consents and licenses for the use of the image.

You acknowledge by your download that ownership of image does not get transferred to you and you must not claim that it is yours. Your license is non-transferable, which means that you are not allowed to sell, rent, give, sublicense, or otherwise transfer the image or the right to use the image to anyone else. The work you create with the image must be used either by yourself or by your client. You warrant that you will do your best to prevent third parties from duplicating the image.

Email

If you authorize us to send you promotional materials, we may do so using either the email or the mailing addresses you provided on the registration or billing information screens. From time to time we may notify you of special promotions, new products or services, or other information that may interest you.

Should you not wish to receive this type of information, you will be able to express this desire by clicking on the appropriate checkbox when first asked to respond to the issue, or by modifying your profile at any time thereafter - IceStockPhotos.com will not send you information if you expressly inform us you do not wish to receive such material.

If you would like to revise the information provided to us, or feel that what we currently have on record is incorrect, you may update the information in the "My Images" section of this website.

Data Protection Disclaimer and Confidentiality

The information you supply on the registration form will be kept on a database for purposes as registered under the data protection act. Please indicate in the boxes provided on the registration Form if you do not wish these details to be used for communications from IceStockPhotos.com. We will, from time to time, have the opportunity to send you relevant offers from third parties.

All information collected relating to your purchase is confidential.

Pricing

IceStockPhotos.com reserves the right to change prices and to stop offering certain products, without notice. Please notice that the price on the internet can change without notice.

Taxes and fees

VAT is not applied to the invoice when issued, according to Icelandic VAT law.

Product Delivery

Once the files (images) have been paid for, you can download them from the www.IceStockPhotos.com website. Files will not be delivered to the buyer - it is your responsibility to download the files.

Cancellation Right / Right to Return and Refund

All sales are final. Once a Image has been downloaded there are no refunds or cancellations. You authorize IceStockPhotos.com to charge you for the selection of Image(s) and accept the terms stated within this License Agreement upon ordering the Image(s). Please contact IceStockPhotosfor questions.

General Disclaimers

THE WEBSITE AND THE IMAGES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS". WE OFFER NO WARRANTY, EXPLICIT OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY IMAGES, THE WEBSITE, THE ACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION, OR ANY RIGHTS OR LICENSES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IceStockPhotos.com DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE IMAGES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THEIR USE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE.

The functions embodied on, or in the materials of, this website are not warranted to be uninterrupted or without error. You, not IceStockPhotos.com, are responsible for the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction due to your use of this website

Neither IceStockPhotos.com nor its directors, employees, licensors, content providers, affiliates or other representatives will be liable for damages of any kind (including, without limitation, lost profits, direct, indirect, compensatory, consequential, exemplary, special, incidental, or punitive damages) arising out of your use of, your inability to use, or the performance of this website or the content whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Some US states and foreign countries do not permit the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties or liability for certain categories of damages. Therefore, some or all of the limitations above may not apply to you to the extent they are prohibited or superseded by state or national provisions.

THE USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This agreement is governed by the laws of Iceland whose courts are the courts of exclusive jurisdiction.

This agreement will not be governed by the United Nations Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods or any other similar convention or laws, the application of which are expressly excluded.

We reserve the right to change the terms, privacy policy, prices, information and available contractual license terms featured on this website without notice. These conditions set out the entire agreement between IceStockPhotos.com and you relating to your use of this website.

No action of IceStockPhotos.com, other than an express written waiver or amendment, may be construed as a waiver or amendment of any of these terms or Privacy Policy . Should any clause of these terms or Privacy Policy be found unenforceable, wherever possible this will not affect any other clause and each will remain in full force and effect.