Terms and Conditions (“Terms”)
Last updated: July 01, 2014
Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”, “Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using the imagecurve.com website (the “Service”) operated by Image Curve (“us”, “we”, or “our”).
Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.
By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.
Links To Other Web Sites
Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Image Curve.
Image Curve has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Image Curve shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.
We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.
These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of New York, United States, without regard to its conflict of law provisions and excluding the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG).
Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service.
The Author (Contributor, Photographer) hereby grants to Image Curve the sole right to publish his or her work on imagecurve.com. The Author (Contributor, Photographer) owns and keeps his or hers sole and exclusive right to publish (print, publish, sell, license) the Work in the English language in all forms in the United States of America, its territories and dependencies, and Canada.
All materials published on Image Curve by the Author (Contributor, Photographer) are his or her intellectual property. The Author is sole responsible for the copyright registration of the work if she or he deems necessary in hers or his name.
Posted images are believed to be used within our rights according to the U.S. Copyright Fair Use Act (title 17, U.S. Code.)
Author’s Warranties and Indemnity
The Author (Contributor, Photographer) warrants to Image Curve that she or he is the sole Author and proprietor of the Work, that the Work has not heretofore been published in book form or on the web, that she or he is the owner of all the rights of the Work, and the said rights are not subject to any proper agreement or other claim which may interfere with publishing them on Image Curve, that the work is original and not in the public domain, that it does not violate the rights of privacy of any person, that it contains no libelous, obscene or other unlawful matter, and that it does not infringe upon the copyright or violate any other right of any person or party. The Author (Contributor, Photographer) agrees to hold Image Curve harmless against any damages, including attorney’s fees, finally sustained in any suit involving Image Curve by reason of a violation of any of these warranties.
All rights in the Work now existing or which may hereafter come into existing, except those hereby specifically granted to Image Curve are reserved to and by the Author (Contributor, Photographer) for the Author’s use.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.
By continuing to access or use our Service after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.
We reserve the right to refuse payouts for any reason. We currently pay out $0.60 per thousand views but we reserve the right to change that at any time.
By submitting your stories on Image Curve you give us the right to distribute your content globally through our website without charge.