Terms of Use

Terms of Use 2017-08-13T18:00:46+00:00

Welcome to the website of Nature Photography Mastery Academy™! The use of our website, https://www.naturephotographymastery.com, all of its content, and all features, products, and services (collectively, the “Services”) is governed by the following terms and conditions of use and by our privacy policy (“Legal Notices”). By using our Services, whether you are a registered user or not, you expressly agree to these Legal Notices which are provisioned to protect both you and us.

Modification to Legal Notices

We may modify or update our Legal Notices on occasion. If we do modify or update our Legal Notices, your continued use of our Services after the effectiveness of the modification or update will be deemed to represent your agreement with, and consent to be bound by, the new Legal Notices.

Last Updated on June 16, 2016

Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ is located at:
PO Box 632 ,
Mountlake Terrace, Washington 98043
United States

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF OUR LEGAL NOTICES, YOU MUST NOT USE OUR WEBSITE OR OUR SERVICES. BY USING OUR WEBSITE AND OUR SERVICES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND OUR LEGAL NOTICES AND YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy, and Disclaimer Notice and all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner, whether by formal meetings of a fixed duration, or any other means, for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law of United States. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

Cookies

We employ the use of cookies. By using Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ website you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ privacy policy.

Most of the modern day interactive web sites use cookies to enable us to retrieve user details for each visit. Cookies are used in some areas of our site to enable the functionality of this area and ease of use for those people visiting.

License

Unless otherwise stated, Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ and/or it’s licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print pages from https://www.naturephotographymastery.com/ for your own personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

Republish material from https://www.naturephotographymastery.com/
Sell, rent or sub-license material from https://www.naturephotographymastery.com/
Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from https://www.naturephotographymastery.com/
Redistribute content from Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ (unless content is specifically made for redistribution).

User Generated Content

This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.
Certain parts of this website offer the opportunity for users to post and exchange opinions, information, images and photos, material and data (‘User Content’) in areas of the website. Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ does not screen, edit, publish or review User Content prior to their appearance on the website and User Content does not reflect the views or opinions of Nature Photography Mastery Academy™, its agents or affiliates. User Content reflects the view and opinion of the person who posts it. To the extent permitted by applicable laws Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ shall not be responsible or liable for the User Content or for any loss cost, liability, damages or expenses caused and or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the User Content on this website. You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trade secret, trademark, or any other intellectual property rights, or any other harm resulting from your web clipping, uploading, posting or submission of User Content to our website.

Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ reserves the right to monitor all User Content and to censor, edit, or remove any User Content which it considers in its absolute discretion to be inappropriate, offensive, illegal, not in alignment with the overall purpose and mission of our site and brand, in breach of these Terms and Conditions, or for any other reason.

You warrant and represent that:
You are entitled to post the User Content on our website and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so;
The User Content does not infringe any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark, or other proprietary right of any third party;
The User Content does not contain any defamatory, libelous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material or material which is an invasion of privacy
The User Content will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.

You will retain all ownership rights to any User Content that you generate, submit and/or post to our website, and we are not obtaining ownership rights to any of your User Content. However, you do need to grant us a nonexclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable, transferable, sub-licensable, worldwide license in your User Content, so that we can incorporate such User Content in our offered Services. Without such rights, we may be violating copyright and other laws by storing, posting, compiling, backing up and allowing the download of your User Content on our website. The rights you grant to us include the right to modify, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works, reformat, publish, and add certain links to your User Content, so that we can present it in a user friendly format to enhance your user experience in connection with our Services.

Protecting Copyrights and Other Intellectual Property

If you would like to submit written notice of an alleged copyright infringement, such written notice may be sent to solutions@naturephotographymastery.com

Prohibited Conduct

You are prohibited from posting on or transmitting through our website any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind that infringes the intellectual property rights or is otherwise injurious to third parties, including but not limited to any material or content that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law.

Account and Security

When you register for our Services offered through the website, you may be required to choose a username and password for your account. You are responsible for protecting your username and password from unauthorized use, and you are responsible for any and all illegal activity that occurs on your account. We cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not defeat our security measures. Please notify us immediately if you believe that your username or password has been or may be used without your permission so that appropriate action can be taken. We are not responsible for losses or damage caused by your failure to safeguard your username and password.

Your account through our website, and all User Content generated, submitted and/or posted to your account, is private and should not be shared. If you share your User Content with anyone, we shall have no liability to you (or anyone you share your User Content).

Right to Refuse or Terminate Service

We may refuse or terminate any user’s access to our services, in our sole discretion, for any reason and at any time, with or without prior notice. It is our policy to terminate users who violate these terms and conditions, as deemed appropriate in our sole discretion. You agree that we are not liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to our website or our Services.

Use By Minors

If you are under eighteen (18) years of age, please do not attempt to access, post or register on our website.

Hyperlinking to our Content

(I) The following organizations and people may link to our Web site without prior written approval:

Government agencies;

Search engines;

News organizations;

Individuals sharing on social media;

These organizations and people may link to our home page, to articles, to posts, to tutorials, to newsletter sign up pages and opt in pages, or to other Web site information (excluding direct hotlinks to images, photos, videos, our logo, and any other content to which hotlinking or embedding is possible) so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site; (d) the link takes the user to the original page where the content is present; and (e) the content is not embedded or hot-linked on any other website, app, media channel, communication forum, printed item; excluding default previews generated by social media channels when posting a URL link to be shared, so long as the generated link preview takes the viewer to the original page where our content is present.

(II) We may consider and approve in our sole discretion other link requests from the following types of organizations:

Educational institutions and trade associations.
Blogs and other content websites
Personal websites
Business websites

We may approve link requests from these organizations if we determine that: (a) the link would not reflect unfavorably on us or our accredited businesses; (b) the organization does not have an unsatisfactory record with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility associated with the hyperlink outweighs the absence of Nature Photography Mastery Academy™; and (d) where the link is in the context of general resource information or is otherwise consistent with editorial content in a newsletter or similar product furthering the mission of the organization.

These organizations may link to our home page, to articles, to posts, to tutorials, or to other Web site information (excluding images, photos, and our logo) so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.

If you are among the organizations listed in section (II) above and are interested in linking to our website, you must notify us by sending an email to info@naturephotographymastery.com. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information (such as a phone number and/or e-mail address) as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Web site, and a list of the URL(s) on our site to which you would like to link. Allow 2-3 weeks for a response.

Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Web site as follows:

By use of our corporate name; or
By use of the uniform resource locator (Web address) being linked to; or
By use of any other description of our Web site or material being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party’s site.
NO USE OF Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ LOGO, ARTWORK, PHOTOS, OR IMAGES WILL BE ALLOWED FOR LINKING, EMBEDDING, OR OTHERWISE DISPLAYING ON ANY WEBSITE OR PUBLICATION ABSENT A TRADEMARK LICENSE AGREEMENT OR EXPRESS WRITTEN APPROVAL FROM US.
Unless we give express written approval to do so, you must NOT create images, banners, boxes or containers, or otherwise significantly separate or stylize our name or link from the rest of the page content and context, or in any way make our name or link appear to be an advertisement.
Unless you have express written consent and a contract from us, you must NOT receive payment, compensation, trade, or consideration of any kind in any amount whatsoever as a result of displaying, informing, or linking to, or allowing others access to view or navigate to, our website, pages, brand, or assets.

Social Media Sharing – Additional rules

You may NOT*:

Download, upload, save, copy and paste, or hotlink any content or image to any other website or method of display, without our permission

Modify or crop any image

Reduce the quality of any image in any way, including but not limited to: resizing up or down, re-saving, compressing, converting to a different file type

Remove or make unreadable or illegible any watermark, URL, credit, or copyright notice present in the image(s)

Add anything to an image such as your own watermark, logo, brand, name, URL

Present the image to viewers in any way or site that suggests the images are available for use elsewhere

Scrape or host the content on any server, image farm, stock photo site (free or paid), background image site, and any other such display or storage

Refuse our request to remove any of our content or images from any other site or display channel

*The preceding items are only a partial list of prohibited actions.

Usage Rules for Our Brand Name

You must abide by the following rules when referencing our brand name / company:

The words “Nature Photography Mastery Academy” is our brand name and trademark and should be treated as such.
You must NOT use “Nature Photography Mastery Academy” in reference to any other brand, company, product, service, course, tutorial, institution, location, or website, as this would be an infringement on our brand and our products and services.
All words of our name must be present, consecutively displayed, and capitalized exactly as shown between quotes as follows: “Nature Photography Mastery Academy”
If there is any possibility for doubt or confusion about “Nature Photography Mastery Academy” being a brand name, you must include the trademark symbol

[™ or (TM)] at the end of our name
Our name must be presented as a company / brand name; you must not refer to our name as a noun. For example, you may say “I enrolled in a Nature Photography Mastery Academy course,” but you may NOT say “I enrolled in Nature Photography Mastery Academy.”
You must not use any highly stylized fonts or colors which would in any way dilute or negatively impact our brand and our image, or cause a person to consider that you may be referring to a product, service, or brand other than ours.

The above list is intended to give rules for referencing our brand and company in the most common situations, but is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you have any questions or are in doubt as to a particular usage or reference, please send an email to info@naturephotographymastery.com.

Content Liability

We shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your Web site. You agree to indemnify and defend us against all claims arising out of or based upon your Website. No link(s) may appear on any page on your Web site or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.

Reservation of Rights

We reserve the right at any time and in our sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Web site. You agree to immediately remove all links to our Web site upon such request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and its linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to our Web site, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms and conditions.

Disclaimer

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill)

You assume all risk related to the use of our Services, including, but not limited to, all of the risks associated with any online or offline interactions with other users of our Services. You hereby represent, understand and expressly agree to take all necessary precautions when interacting with any user of our Services.

Our Services and Content are provided on an “as is” basis without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied. You acknowledge that we have no control over what third party content you access using our Services. Furthermore, we make no representation concerning any third party content accessed through our Services, and we are not responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of any third party content you access through our Services.

Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT ITS OFFERED SERVICES AND CONTENT IN THIS WEBSITE OR ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE ACCESSED BY OUR SERVICES ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE. Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE OR ITS SERVER(S) ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ OR ITS MEMBERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO ANY USER OR ANY ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, SERVICES OR CONTENT CONTAINED IN, OR ACCESSED THROUGH, THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM Reliance by user on any information obtained from Nature Photography Mastery Academy™, THIRD PARTY CONTENT ACCESSED THROUGH OUR SERVICEs, or that results from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or e-mail, error, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission or any failure of performance, whether or not resulting from acts of God, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ records, SOFTWARE, CONTENT or services.

IN NO EVENT SHALL Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ or its members, officers, directors, employees or agent be liable for any DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM A USER’S CLIPPING OR DOWNLOADING INFORMATION VIA Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ SERVICES.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), DEFAMATION, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE OR TRANSMISSION OF CONTENT ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ WEBSITE EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAY, IF ANY, TO Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ITS SERVICES.

Please note that some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations may not apply to you.

Indemnification

By using our website and Services, you agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Nature Photography Mastery Academy™, its officers, directors, members, employees and agents, from any and all claims, damages, losses, liabilities, and all costs and expenses of defense, including but not limited to, attorneys’ and accounting fees, costs of defense of claims, suits or proceeding brought by third parties, resulting directly or indirectly from a claim by a third party that arises in connection with (i) your use of our website and Services, (ii) your breach of any of our Legal Notices, (iii) your breach or infringement of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, trademark, or privacy right, or (iv) any claim that your User Content caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive our Legal Notices and your use of our website and Services.

No Implied Endorsements

In no event shall any reference to any third party or third party service or product be construed as an approval or endorsement by Nature Photography Mastery Academy™.

Jurisdiction Outside the US

We make no representations that information on this website or through our Services is appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Users who choose to access this website and our Services from outside the United States do so on their own initiative and at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

Severability

If any provision of these Legal Notices is deemed invalid, void or unenforceable, then that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary, and the remaining provisions of these Legal Notices will remain in full force and effect. Any failure by Nature Photography Mastery Academy™ to enforce these Legal Notices will not be construed as a waiver of any right or remedy of Nature Photography Mastery Academy™.

Notification Procedures

We may from time to time notify users via email and postal mail; provided, however, we are not responsible for notifications not received due to an invalid email address, automatic email filtering, or invalid postal mail address for which you provide to Nature Photography Mastery Academy™.

For Additional Information

If you have any questions regarding our Legal Notices, please email info@naturephotographymastery.com

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF OUR LEGAL NOTICES, YOU MUST NOT USE OUR WEBSITE OR OUR SERVICES. BY USING OUR WEBSITE AND OUR SERVICES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND OUR LEGAL NOTICES AND YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.