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| Terms and Conditons
Whytake.net is an invitation only community. Since May 2015 the site is no longer open to public registration. All website content is viewable to members and non-members. As a member, you should upload Portfolio images that should comply to the standard set by the community.
By Access and Use of whytake.net, you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions.
1: whytake.net website copyright
1a: WHYTAKE LIMITED owns all the rights to the whytake.net, its domain, copyright, design, script, services, information, and development.
1b: The Global Community of Nature PhotographersTM is a Trademark of whytake.net & WHYTAKE LIMITED.
2a: whytake.net is a public website, please don't include any personal information or content you do not want to be public. All contributed images and content should be suitable and adhere to our posting guideline.
2b: WHYTAKE LIMITED do not distribute members' emails to third parties.
3: User accounts, security
3a: As a user, you can access most of whytake.net without registration, however, certain features of the site require you to be a registered user. You yourself are contributing to the community.
3b: All registered members must use their real name and be 13 years of age or older. By registering as a member, you confirm that you are at least 13 years of age.
3c: You can't change your registered email address after completed registration.
3d: WHYTAKE LIMITED can use account information to send notifications and news announcement regarding all matters to the website on WHYTAKE LIMITED,
3e: WHYTAKE LIMITED will make every effort to ensure the security of whytake.net
However we will not be liable for any loss, misuse or alteration of all content and information outside of our control.
3f: Please read posting guidelines for submitting images and content through the whytake.net website. Any images and/or content in breach of these guidelines will be deleted/removed without warning.
4: Intellectual property rights & Image Copyright:
4a: You can only post your own original work, do not plagiarize or infringe copyright of others. You may not distribute, copy, publish, alter, manipulate or use other member's images or intellectual property without first gaining permission from the original owner.
4b: By submitting images, content, you will give to whytake.net users the right of viewing, sharing, and commenting. If you are not prepared to accept this, please do not upload or contribute on our website
4c: WHYTAKE LIMITED retains the rights to keep and display content and images submitted by our members on whytake.net, until the content is deleted by the website or the user.
4d: WHYTAKE LIMITED reserves the right to use any images to promote the website, but will not use images for any commercial enterprise without the prior consent of the original owner.
4e: Images posted on whytake.net retain the copyright they had before they were posted. whytake.net or Whytake LIMITED will not use your images for any purpose other than to be displayed, viewed, and shared by Whytake LIMITED and staff on the www.whytake.net website and shared, linked to, displayed and viewed on other social media and websites such as, but not limited to, Facebook, Pinterest, Google+ and Twitter, without your prior consent.
5: Member content, include, posts, comment, data, and external websites Links:
Member content, include posts, data, and external websites or product & Service Links is not verified by whytake.net or Whytake LIMITED. Please be aware that Whytake LIMITED is not responsible for the accuracy of said information.
6: Spamming & Advertising
6a: You may be able to access other member's email addresses through their personal website or links they post on whytake.net. To gather these email addresses or personal identifiable information for purposes of spamming or for any purpose other than personal communication and related business consultation is not allowed.
6b: Posting, advertising and promoting of product and service unrelated to nature photography is not allowed without our permission, other form of advertising is not allowed without our permission.
7: Account Termination:
7a: Any unlawful, harassing, abusive, racially offensive content is not allowed on the website, it will be deleted; and your IP address may be blocked.
7b: Any false or fake identity, incorrect profile information, the membership will be removed and denied further access to the website.
7c: In the event of 7a and 7b above, We shall not be liable to you or any other person if we terminate your membership of the Site.
8: Deleted Images & Membership
8a: We reserve the right to delete images that are more than 365 days old and do not comply to current community standard. This helps to maintain an overall standard and efficiency of the database. Please help by self-regulating and ensuring your portfolio contains your best work.
8b: We reserves the right to delete any members account or newly registered account without consultation for following reasons:1: Prolonged inactivity - your recent log in ; very little activity - numbers of login 2: None of Your portfolio images were contributed to Inspire Section or your portfolio images exceeded our limits of 100 images 3: No activities on your profile - latest Comments from you on your subscription wall
8c: Once membership has been deleted, your profile and images are no longer stored on the Whytake.net server.We shall not be liable to you or any other person in the event of us terminating your membership or image deleted by us. Please don't use whytake.net as your image back-up storage.
9a: We reserve the right to discontinue any aspect of the site at any time. Any purchased services, affiliate services, advertising/sponsorship, will subject to additional terms & condition that apply in the event of service/agreement take place. Any claims or dispute arising from the use of whytake.net, shall follow the jurisdiction located in Scotland, United Kingdom.
9b: We try to keep whytake.net bug free and safe with all our effort, but you access/use it at your own risk. We are providing whytake.net as seen and without implied warranties. Whytake LIMITED also will not be responsible to the actions, products & services, comments, information or data of third parties, and you release WHYTAKE LIMITED, the directors, officers, employees from any claims and damages arising of known or unknown.
10a: WHYTAKE LIMITED may change these conditions at any time by posting changes online, please review the terms and conditions regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes made.
10b: Your continued access and use of whytake.net after terms & condition changes are posted means you agree to most updated terms & conditions.
Membership of whytake.net is free, WHYTAKE LIMITED has created/maintaining this website for the benefit of all members and community. The members themselves are responsible for the quality and accuracy of the information displayed on the web site.
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