Terms of Service
IMPORTANT INFORMATION – PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE!
Please read these Terms of Service (“Terms”) carefully. The following is a legal agreement between you (“user”) and ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY (defined below), which governs your use of Products (defined below) obtained by purchase through this website at WWW.ERINDEGROOT.COM, or any related domains or subdomains (the “Site”). In these Terms, use of the words “you”, and “your” refer to each individual user who may interact with this site, and “we”, “us” and “our” refer to ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY doing business as ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY (“ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY”).
“Products” referred to by these Terms include but are not limited to: digital images, communications, workshops, and any other documents provided for paid purchase or for which you supply personal information in exchange, including free downloaded material or other information available through the Site, obtained from ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY. All such Products are the intellectual property of and are owned by ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY.
By purchasing any Product, you agree to be bound by these Terms, without any other conditions or declarations. If at any time you do not agree with these Terms or find them otherwise unacceptable, please discontinue use of ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY’S Products immediately.
Understand that by using the Site, any Products, services or applications for which you tender payment or otherwise obtain through the Site, you warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and are otherwise legally able to enter into a valid contract.
WHAT WE DO
(and it's subdomains) is a resource through which you may obtain digital images from your personal portrait session with ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY, downloadable guides, templates, and workshops.
ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY will only collect and otherwise access information you voluntarily provide via email or through other direct contact initiated by you. ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY will not sell or otherwise distribute this information any other individual or entity, except its duly authorized agents, contractors, and other third parties that assist it in its business operations. ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY is the sole manager of such information collected on the Site. ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY will use such information to respond to you as necessary. You grant ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY a worldwide, royalty-free, nonexclusive license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, publish and translate this personal information solely as necessary to fulfill your request(s) or to enable your use of a particular Product or service, such as for shipping of Products.
Stock photography may be used on the Site – all images are being used under license through the company providing the stock images.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LICENSE
ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY owns all intellectual property rights in (a) all text, logo, images, headers, trademarks, service marks, design elements, and all other protected elements on the Site (except those licensed from others); (b) any Products and portions therefore; (c) all things otherwise provided to you as a part of ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY’S services, and; (d) any other intellectual property rights afforded to ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY, either through state or federal registration or as otherwise available at common law (“Intellectual Property”). Except as stated below, ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY does not grant you any rights to any Intellectual Property contained within the Products or as may be available to you generally through the Site.
You agree not to make unauthorized use of or otherwise infringe upon ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY’S Intellectual Property in any way, and understand that it is your responsibility to ensure you refrain from doing so. ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY will take whatever legal action is necessary to protect its Intellectual Property in the event of such infringement and asks that you carefully manage your use of the Products, and any other downloaded materials or services to ensure compliance with these Terms.
(1) abide by all copyright protections afforded to the Products, both as formally registered with the U.S. Copyright Office and as otherwise provided by law;
(2) abide by all trademark protections afforded to the Products, both as formally registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, a state trademark authority, or as otherwise provided by common law;
(3) do not use the Products or otherwise offer them on any other website, through a networked computer environment, or otherwise offer them for distribution or sale or in any manner inconsistent with Permitted Use as provided by these Terms; and
(4) do not modify the Products in any way beyond edits and completions necessary to complete template forms and other Products consistent with Permitted Use provided by these Terms. Such permission to modify Products consistent with Permitted Use in no way expands the limited license provided herein, nor does grant you intellectual property ownership in, or provide a general right to modification of, the Products..
Please remember that it is your responsibility to download the Product immediately and securely back up all purchases. ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY is not liable for any loss or damage to Products that occur after download.
You acknowledge that all Products and materials are non-refundable and not returnable, under any circumstances. All sales are final.
PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”. ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY OFFERS NO WARRANTY, EXPLICIT OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY FORMS OR TEMPLATES, 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.
OBTAINING MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND AT YOUR OWN RISK. ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE, PRODUCTS OR MATERIALS WILL BE ACCURATE AND RELIABLE IN ALL INSTANCES.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION
EXCEPT AS PROHIBITED BY LAW, ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY GENERAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OR LOST PROFITS OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, COSTS OR LOSSES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES AND RELATED EXPENSES OF LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION. EXCEPT AS PROHIBITED AS LAW, TO THE EXTENT THERE IS LIABILITY FOUND AS TO ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY, SUCH RECOVERY IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT YOU PAID FOR MATERIALS, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.
GOVERNING LAW; VENUE
These Terms shall be construed in accordance with, and governed in all respects by, the laws of CALIFORNIA. Any dispute between the parties concerning this Agreement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and/or federal courts for SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA. ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY reserves the right to change or modify these Terms at any time without notice to You. Again, it is your responsibility to review these Terms prior to use and periodically throughout your use of ERIN DEGROOT PHOTOGRAPHY’S Products, Materials and services.
Any questions regarding the above Terms may be directed to:
PO BOX 2706
WRIGHTWOOD, CA 92397