Freeimagebay website terms of use

 

 Please take a moment to read these use of terms carefully. 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.


Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

The following is a legal agreement between you (You) and the owners of freeimagebay.com (Website), Freeimagebay (We). These Terms of Service (Terms) govern your access to and use of the website, its services (Services) and images (Images). By using the Website You agree to be bound by these Terms. This agreement may be revised or updated without notice.

Who can use Freeimagebay

You may use the Website only if You can form a binding contract with Freeimagebay, and only in compliance with these Terms and all applicable laws. Any use or access by anyone under the age of 13 is prohibited.

Downloading and use of Images

Via download provided Images on Freeimagebay are bound to Creative Commons Deed CC0. To the extent possible under law, uploaders of Freeimagebay have waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to these Images. You are free to adapt and use the Images for commercial purposes without attributing the original author or source. Although absolutely not required, a link back to Freeimagebay would be nice.

Limitations

• Images depicting identifiable persons may not be used for pornographic, unlawful or other immoral purposes, or in a way that can give a bad name to people, or to imply endorsement of products and services by those persons, brands, organisations, etc.
• Since Freeimagebay 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.
• Furthermore, 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. Freeimagebay does not represent or make any warranties that it owns or licenses any of the mentioned, nor does it grant them. It’s your and the Image uploader’s responsibility to make sure that all the necessary rights, consents and licenses for the use of the Images are provided.
• You are not allowed to mass download Images with an application, or reuse a big part of the Images for redistribution on a similar Website. Texts including image descriptions and tags are copyrighted.
Freeimagebay cannot be held responsible for any copyright violations, and cannot guarantee the legality of the Images stored in its system. If You want to make sure, always contact the photographers. You use the site and the photos at your own risk!

Uploading Images

You may upload photographs or graphics to the Website, and Freeimagebay will screen these uploads to see if they are suitable for distribution. Freeimagebay does not accept any adult oriented images.
By uploading, You release Images under Creative Commons Deed CC0 into the public domain. This applies worldwide. In case this is not legally possible, You grant anyone the right to use this work for any purpose, without any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law.
You are solely responsible for the Images You upload. You warrant that You own all proprietary rights regarding the Image, and You are obliged to obtain a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, and royalty-free Model and/or Property Release and/or any other permission necessary concerning the use of this work for any purpose, without any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law.
Furthermore, You acknowledge that Freeimagebay does not allow the upload of Images that infringe on any copyright, property right, trademark or any other applicable right.
You accept that even though We do our best to prevent it from happening, Freeimagebay cannot be held responsible for the misuse or abuse of any Image.
We also reserve the right to remove any approved Image at any time if We believe it’s defective, of poor quality or infringe on any right.

Indemnification for Breach of Terms

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Freeimagebay from and against any and all loss, expenses, damages, and costs, including without limitation reasonable attorneys fees, resulting, whether directly or indirectly, from your violation of the Terms. You also agree to indemnify and hold harmless Freeimagebay from and against any and all claims brought by third parties arising out of your use of the Website.


PRIVACY POLICY

The following information is to help You understand how We collect, use, disseminate and safeguard the data You provide while accessing and using Freeimagebay.

Personal information

You may provide certain personal information, such as your first and last name, the country you live in, PayPal information, and email address. Whenever You visit a page, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends. This may include information such as your IP address, browser type and language, pages viewed, the date and time. This data is used for ensuring the stability of our provided Services and is deleted automatically after seven days.

We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. We do not sell or otherwise provide personal information to other companies for the marketing of their own products or services. We will retain your personal information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide You services or as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law (e.g., to comply with a subpoena, warrant, or court order) and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, avoid litigation, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, and/or respond to a government request. We may also disclose information about You if we determine that such disclosure should be made for reasons of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when You visit a website. When You visit the website again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies are used on Freeimagebay to store visitor preferences and other technical information required for the functionality of the Website. No personal information is stored in these cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies.

By continuing to use this Website you are giving consent to cookies being used.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.


Warranty and Liability

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. FREEIMAGEBAY 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.
FREEIMAGEBAY 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 OR THE IMAGES.