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This site does not allow the posting of pornographic material or content which may be considered pornographic or in violation of international or domestic laws in regards to pornography or use of underage subjects. However, some photographs may contain mature content which may not be suitable for minors. These types of photographs typically fall under the category Nudes or Glamour. In order to view these categories, you must be of legal age. Therefore, by accepting these terms and conditions your are confirming that you are of legal age. (Legal age is the age at which an individual is legally permitted to enter into contracts without adult consent. 18 or 21 years for most states. Every country or jurisdiction may have different qualifications.)
In addition to the above stated rules regarding content, photographs which fall under the nude category in no way should they portray sexual activities, suggest, promote or insinuate any act of sex. In other words, no photographs which may be considered pornographic material be allowed on this site.
In the event of a dispute with one or more users, you release SonyAlphaImages.com, it's officers, employees, agents and suppliers, from all claims, demands, actual or consequential damages of any nature, known and unknown, disclosed and undisclosed, arising from or connected with any such disputes. If you are a California resident, you waive California Civil Code 1542, which states: "A general release does not extend to claims with the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor".
You and SonyAlphaImages.com are independent contractors, and no agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.
SonyAlphaImages and our suppliers provide this service "as is", without any warranty or condition, express, implied, or statutory. We specifically disclaim any implied warranties of title, merchantability, fitness of use, and non-infringement. Some states do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties, so the foregoing disclaimer may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other legal rights which vary from state to state.
Due to the nature of the internet and network connections, we can not and do not guarantee the availability, functionality, or speed of access to this website. We can not and do not guarantee against the loss of information, data, or pictures residing on our computers, resulting from hardware, software, or human error. It is possible that certain users will have faster or more complete access to this website, based upon their geography, computer, or internet connection.
Usage and Interference
You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, or any other automated or manual process, to monitor, copy, or otherwise publicly display the content on this site without our express written permission. You agree that you will not engage in any activities that pose unreasonable or excessive load on our web site infrastructure. SonyAlphaImages reserves the right to deny access, refuse to respond, or otherwise limit usage of this site, for any reason, at any time.
You agree that if your submitted photo is made public and viewable by you, it can be featured on the home page as the featured Photo and Photographer of the day. Furthermore, social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter may be used to point to your featured work.
Intellectual Property, Copyrights
You agree than any images or text you submit to SonyAlphaImages.com were either created by you, or you have the written permission of the owner of such materials. The use of copyrighted materials in any submission to SonyAlphaImages without the written permission of the owner is not permitted. These materials would include any text or images from manufacturers websites which are either copied or linked. In essence any images or text not created by you is not permitted.
It is assumed that any image you post of a model or individual is done so with their consent. The photographer is 100% responsible for attaining any necessary release form and assumes all responsibility and liability associated with it. This site and it's officers, employees, affiliates, agents, and affiliates is not responsible for producing such documents and shall not be held responsible should the photographer fail to attain such forms or authorizations.
In no event shall SonyAlphaImages.com, our subsidiaries, officers, employees, agents, or affiliates be liable for lost profits or any special, incidental or consequential damages arising from or in connection with our site, your use of our site, our services, or this agreement. Our liability, and the liability of our officers, employees, agents, and affiliates, to you or any third parties in any circumstance is limited to $100. Some States do not allow the limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation may not apply to you.
You agree to indemnify and hold SonyAlphaImages.com, it's officers, employees, affiliates, agents, and affiliates, harmless from any claim or demand, including attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to your direct or consequential use of this site or breach of these Terms.
SonyAlphaImages.com, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to terminate this agreement, any particular service offered, any account, listing, or any user's access privileges at any time, with or without prior warning, for any reason including but not limited to: breach of the above terms, failure to follow SonyAlphaImages staff direction, failure to complete transactions, abuse of any methods, tools, or services provided, use of profanity, racial slurs, or hate speech and behavior un-befitting a member of the SonyAlphaImages community. You may terminate and ask to remove your account, listings, or other saved information at any time for any reason. However, SonyAlphaImages reserves the right to maintain a record of your activities after termination of your account.
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