Updated on December 01, 2016
1. Working with site files
The Site is a resource that contains files, information, software, illustrations, photographs and similar files that are under copyright, trademark, or service mark, or that fall within the scope of other identical or related rights of, Lightfield Studios, its subdivisions and affiliates or any other third parties including other Users of the Site.
Once the User purchases a file, it remains available for downloading for one year after payment is tendered. During this time, the User can download it as many times as necessary without any additional payment, from the Buyer Menu - Purchased Files folder.
2. Access passwords
The User confirms that the process of user identification is conducted for the purpose of granting a User access to his/her user profiles and operations governing access to Site content. The login (username) and password chosen by the User are confidential information. The User confirms the necessity of non-disclosure of this information, and promises to keep secret and not reveal, pass along, or offer personal access data to a third party without clear written permission from Lightfield Studios.
The User confirms his/her consent that he/she, as an owner of the access login and password, bears responsibility for each access to the Site content using his/her chosen login and password. The User is hereby informed and agrees that Lightfield Studios automatically accepts and recognizes the use of his/her login and password as evidence and clear proof that it was the User who gained access to the Site content.
The User acknowledges that his/her login and password are unique symbols, even though Lightfield Studios does not impose specific requirements as to their contents and quality.
3. Site behavior rules
The User confirms that he/she does not intend to use files from the Site for unlawful or otherwise disapproved purposes. Thus, the User agrees to refrian from using any files obtained from the Site in any inappropriate manner including, but not limited to:
Abusing, threatening, hunting down, or violating the data protection rights of third persons or other users of the Site;
Placing, uploading, publishing, showing, or distributing files of a scandalous or detractive nature, including lewd, indecent, coarse or unlawful pictures and other files;
Passing, resending, uploading or in any other way distributing, cooperating with or taking part in the distribution of files or parts of program code that include, contain or consist of parts of software or other files under the protection of intellectual property or copyright laws and any affiliated protections (including the right of confidentiality), excluding cases where the User owns or controls such rights or has necessary permissions;
Passing, resending, uploading or in any other way distributing, cooperating with or taking part in the distribution of files or parts of program code containing harmful software (such as viruses) that may result in the disruption or total failure of the correct operation of software or hardware in other computers;
Deleting, clearing, cutting or in any other way concealing any author attributions, labels, identifications, or legal notices in any files uploaded or downloaded by the User;
Falsifying or imitating data concerning an original source of any files offered at the Site;
Advertising or selling goods or services of any kind;
Placing on the Site any information that has no relation to the specialization of Site resources, such as surveys, advertisements, or spammer mailings;
Downloading or saving any files or programs at the Site that the User knows to be unlawful, or cannot be or should not be legally distributed;
Using any Site options including but not limited to mailing to other members of the Site for advertising purposes, distributing referral links, or promoting files, goods, services or activities, whether or not connected to the Site;
Using any kind of information received from the Site or with the help of the Site for creation of software, resources or programs being in direct or indirect competition to Lightfield Studios activities.
The User agrees that communication within the site’s blogs is open and public. Further, the User agrees that communication between visitors or between visitors and third parties, as well as files and content presented at the Site, are not officially approved by Lightfield Studios, and no files or information placed at the Site permanently or temporarily shall be regarded as analyzed, viewed or approved by Lightfield Studios. As stated below, Lightfield Studios has the right and authority to remove any files at any time without notification to authors, license-holders or owners of the files.
The User agrees to refrain from using the Site in such a way that could result in its damage, operational trouble, or other negative outcome for other Site users. Also, the User agrees not to interfere with or access without authorization other Lightfield Studios user records. The User agrees to access Site files strictly in accordance with Site rules and procedures.
There may be links to third-party sites on the Site. Such links are given solely for the User’s convenience. Their presence does not mean that they are recommended or endorsed by Lightfield Studios. Also, Lightfield Studios does not warrant the safety of such links and their correspondence with the User’s expectations. Lightfield Studios shall not bear any liability in the event of any damages or losses, direct or implicit, due to following any link originating from Lightfield Studios, or using any services available from such third-party sites.
4. Site management
Lightfield Studios regularly updates technical content and other information on the Site. Nevertheless, Lightfield Studios makes no claim guaranteeing the completeness, accuracy and compliance of the information given at the Site. Lightfield Studios is able to add, review or delete information, resources and services posted on the Site at its sole discretion. Also, Lightfield Studios reserves the right to make changes to the Site without prior notification.
Lightfield Studios has the right but not the obligation to correct mistakes in the files at its own discretion.
5. Confidential information
6. Software and computer viruses
At times, site failures may occur due to Internet connection, software operation, data transmission, etc., and it is possible that an incorrect or incomplete transmission of the information contained at the Site pages may occur. Similarly, the Site pages may contain malicious code or programs infected with computer viruses.
Lightfield Studios is not responsible and bears no liabilities connected to the work of any software, the presence of any computer viruses or other elements with malicious code, the presence of destructive or unsafe files that can be distributed or otherwise affect software and hardware upon the User’s review of the Site, the access to any information on the Site, or the downloading of any files from the Site. Lightfield Studios strongly encourages the use of anti-virus software or other protective programs during interactions with all web sites.
7. Procedure of notification and presentation of infringement claims
Lightfield Studios respects intellectual property rights, acts in accordance with intellectual property laws, and expects all users to do the same. In the event any User believes his/her intellectual property has been copied and used in violation of his/her rights, or User’s intellectual property rights have been breached otherwise, he/she should submit a written communication to Lightfield Studios including the following information:
Physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property in question;
Description of the work or other kind of intellectual property belonging to the owner that the User claims has been breached;
Description of the location at the Site where this material was found;
The email address, phone number and physical address of the User;
The User’s application, including a reasonable supposition that the disputed usage is used in violation of the law, or without the consent of the copyright owner;
A statement corresponding to one made under oath that the information presented by the User is reliable and correct and that the statement author is the owner himself/herself or a person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
The letter including all of the above should be addressed to Lightfield Studios and submitted through the Contact Us section of the Site or by email to email@example.com.
Purposeful or casual usage of the Site and/or its files made with the User’s login, regardless of whoever entered the authorization;
Any correspondence made by the User or the downloading of any files made while logged in as the User;
Lightfield Studios reserves the right to assume the control and defense of any matter or require compensation or indemnification from the User at the expense of the User, and the User agrees to cooperate with Lightfield Studios’s defense in the event of such claim.
9. Term, grounds and principles of termination
Lightfield Studios has the ability and right to suspend, terminate or change any part of the Site or the Site in the whole, its functions, resources or databases without prior notification or additional liabilities.
Lightfield Studios also retains the right to suspend or fully terminate access of the User to the Site files in case of absence of activity from the User over an extended period of time, which Lightfield Studios may interpret as the User’s inability to gain access to the Site files.
Upon termination of the User profile and his/her access to the Site files, the User confirms his/her consent to forfeit all credits remaining in his/her account.
The site, site content and services are provided “as is”, without representation, warranty, guarantee or condition of any kind, either express, implied, statutory or otherwise. site content is provided purely as user-generated content and shall not be subject to mandatory supervision or interference of Lightfield Studios. users always use the site, site content and services at their own risk.
Lightfield Studios hereby expressly disclaims any and all representations, warranties, guarantees and conditions of any kind, whether express or implied, to each and any site content and service made available at any time, including, but not limited to implied representations, warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, compatibility, currentness, integration, security, privacy, title, usefulness, suitability, quality, simple usage and any other warranty that might arise under any applicable law. Lightfield Studios makes no commitments about the site, site content and services.
Moreover, Lightfield Studios further disclaims any representations, warranties, guarantees and conditions that:
Access to the site, site content and services will be uninterrupted and error-free at all times;
Site, site content and services will meet user’s expectations, will be satisfactory to user’s needs and requirements or will be uninterrupted and error-free;
Results that may be obtained from the use of the site, site content and services will be effective or reliable;
Any errors or defects in site, site content and services will be corrected by Lightfield Studios;
Site, site content and services will be permitted in any jurisdiction;
Site, site content and services will be free of viruses, similar contamination or destructive features and/or any other harmful components;
Site, site content and services will be interoperable with user’s hardware and software;
Any or all user-generated content will be available through the site or will be stored (temporary or permanently) as site content;
Any documents regarding site, site content and services will be available at any time;
Lightfield Studios will continue to support any particular service or feature of the site and site content.
To the extent any disclaimer or limitation of liability does not apply, all applicable express, implied, and statutory representations, warranties, guarantees and conditions shall be limited in duration to a period of thirty (30) days after the date on which user first used the site, site content and service, and no warranties shall apply after such period.
11. Limitation of liability
The User confirms that he/she understands and accepts responsibility and assumes all risk resulting from use of the Site, without limitations.
Total aggregate liability and indemnification of Lightfield Studios in connection with the use of the Site, in whole or in part, or its content in money equivalent shall not exceed ten U.S. dollars ($10.00).
If effective laws and ordinary acts do not allow exclusion of liability and limitations to the full extent for indirect or casual damages, all above-stated limitations and exclusions shall not by applied to the User. In case of a situation falling under such jurisdiction, the liability of Lightfield Studios or any of its employees, directors, shareholders, partners, license holders or agents shall be limited to the maximum value permitted by law.
12. Age and responsibility
Site, Site content and services are neither intended to be used by minors and persons under age of 18, nor designed and intended to willfully and knowingly collect, use, or disclose any personal information from minors and persons under age of 18. Lightfield Studios will immediately remove personal information about children and/or search to obtain a verifiable parental consent for the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information from children, once it comes to Lightfield Studios’s attention that any personal information from children was submitted or collected through the Site.
The User confirms and warrants that he/she has reached the age of 18, has all the qualifications for using the Site and is bound by legal obligations sufficient for any liability that can result from usage of the Site or Site files. The User agrees to bear full responsibility for all cases of the Site usage without distinction, as well as for use of his/her login and password by third parties including minors and persons under age of 18 living with him/her.
13. Applicable law
The User agrees to service and process all necessary notifications directed to him/her at the postal address indicated by him/her during registration at the Site or the most recent subsequent update of his/her Private Profile.
The User agrees to refrain from:
Any rights that he/she could have to the process or result of a trial by jury;
If Lightfield Studios is obligated to go to non-arbitration court for collection of any payable fees or enforcement of its rights, the User agrees to reimburse Lightfield Studios for all expenses, payments and fees in the event that Lightfield Studios is successful.
14. General provisions
Absence of actions or consequences of actions performed by Lightfield Studios to enforce the provisions of this or affiliated agreements shall not and cannot be construed as waiver of any rights or provisions.
15. Contact information
For any questions in connection with the provisions of this document, please contact Lightfield Studios at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclaimer: The original, legally binding version of this document is written in English, and is translated into other languages for the convenience of our non-English-speaking users. If there are any discrepancies between the English version and a translated version, the English version supersedes the translated version.