THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY TO USERS OF 72DPI.COM
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
By using 72dpi.com, you agree to these terms and conditions. 72dpi.com reserves the right to update and change these terms and policies to improve the quality and experience of our community members and site visitors. Updates will automatically supersede any and all previous versions of these terms and policies.
By using 72dpi.com, you acknowledge these terms and conditions. You also agree that any comments on forums are the property of 72dpi.com and can be used, edited, deleted or shared online at our discretion. All other member information, whether photographic or text, remains the property of the account/rightful copyright owner.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
72dpi.com is a community photo sharing and social networking website that features photo galleries, comment forums, viewer and member ratings of photos and other photography-related materials and profiles. This is a social community, and respect and consideration are expected among members and visitors. All users, whether visiting the website, or registered users, are expected to adhere to the Community Terms and Usage Guidelines. Any or all violations will mean revocation of member privileges. By viewing any page on the 72dpi.com website, all or any interaction, activity, registration, rating or commenting anywhere on the website, means acceptance of these Terms, Conditions and Policies.
All photographs, images and photo descriptions within a member's gallery and profile belong to their respective copyright owners. 72dpi.com has no ownership or interest in the copyright owned content except for the electronic rights to allow for archiving, holding, displaying said property for the owner, with their consent. We will never share personal information or any photographic or copyright protected material. We reserve the right, which is granted by the copyright owner through use of 72dpi.com, to share links, share images and member galleries for promotional purposes and in social networking and marketing to promote the 72dpi.com community. We will never claim any member's material as that owned by 72dpi.com.
All content that makes up the 72dpi.com website, original images, graphics, photographs, text and other web content developed and owned by 72dpi.com are also protected by copyright, and we reserve the right to restrict or allow use of our copyrighted material for promotions if a written request is received by a member explaining how our material will be used (some content restrictions may apply on a case by case basis).
COMMUNITY TERMS AND USAGE GUIDELINES
72DPI.COM RESERVATION OF RIGHTS
72dpi.com expressly reserves the right to immediately modify, delete content from, suspend or terminate any member account and to refuse current or future use of any 72dpi or Aperture Academy property or service, if 72dpi.com, in our sole discretion, believes you have: (i) violated or tried to violate the rights of others; or (ii) acted inconsistently with the spirit or letter of the TOS, the Community Usage Guidelines or any of our Policies. In such event, your account may be suspended or removed immediately at our discretion, all the information and content contained within it deleted permanently. 72dpi.com accepts no liability for information or content that is deleted.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless 72dpi.com and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, or other partners, and employees, from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of and access to 72dpi.com, your violation of the TOS, the Community Usage Guidelines, or Policies, your violation of any rights of another person or entity, or your violation of any applicable laws or regulations.
You understand that by using 72dpi.com you may encounter content that may be deemed offensive, indecent, or objectionable, which content may or may not be identified as having explicit subject matter. Nevertheless, you agree to use 72dpi.com at your sole risk and that 72dpi.com shall not have any liability to you for content that may be found to be offensive, indecent, or objectionable.
Copyright & Intellectual Property Policy
72dpi.com adamantly respects the intellectual property rights of others, and we expect our community members and website users to do the same. Therefore, it is our policy, in appropriate circumstances and at our discretion, to disable and/or terminate the accounts of members who may infringe, whether once or repeatedly, on the copyrights and/or intellectual property rights of others or 72dpi.com itself.
Notice for Claims of Intellectual Property Violations:
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide the following information in English, through email:
an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the 72dpi website, (along with a working URL);
your address, telephone number and email address;
a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law;
a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.
In some circumstances, in order to pursue your claim, we may forward a copy of your notice to the member(s) in question, or an agency, whether law enforcement or other pertinent entity, in the process of seeking to resolve the issue. However, your name and contact information will only be shared if required by law, or with your express permission. IF A COPYRIGHT OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT IS DISCOVERED AND CONFIRMED, WE ARE ONLY RESPONSIBLE TO FORCE REMOVAL OF THE OFFENDING MATERIAL, TO THE POINT OF REMOVING THE OFFENDER'S MEMBERSHIP AND REGISTERED USE OF 72DPI.COM. ANY FURTHER OR LEGAL PURSUIT IS THE COMPLETE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE COPYRIGHT OWNER. 72DPI.COM IS ONLY RESPONSIBLE IN SO FAR AS WE WILL REMOVE ALL MATERIALS AND USERS WHO ARE PROVEN TO HAVE VIOLATED COPYRIGHT OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS.
For further information, or to report suspected infringement, contact us here.