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LICENSE GRANT. This Site is provided by ULAE as an information resource and a location to purchase materials which they offer for sale (i.e. art books, art works, etc.), and this TOS provides to you a personal, revocable, limited, non-exclusive, royalty-free, non-transferable license to use this Site conditioned on your continued compliance with the terms and conditions of this TOS. You may print and download materials and information from this Site (unless otherwise indicated) solely for your personal non-commercial use, provided that all hard copies contain all copyright and other applicable notices contained in such materials and information. If you are using the Site on behalf of a business, association, or other entity, please note that such business, association, or entity may have a separate agreement with ULAE. Nevertheless, your use of the Site will be subject to the terms and conditions of this TOS.
RESTRICTIONS. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may not modify, translate, decompile, create derivative work(s) of, copy, distribute, disassemble, broadcast, transmit, publish, remove or alter any proprietary notices or labels, license, sublicense, transfer, sell, mirror, frame, exploit, rent, lease, private label, grant a security interest in, or otherwise use in any manner not expressly permitted herein the Site. Specifically, and by way of illustration and not limitation, you may not separate and use any graphics, photographs, or other audio, visual, or video elements from the accompanying text or material without the prior express written permission of ULAE and/or its licensor(s). Moreover, you may not (i) use any "deep link," "page scrape," "robot," "spider," or other automatic device, program, script, algorithm, or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy, or monitor any portion of this Site or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of this Site to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents, or information through any means not purposely made available through the Site, (ii) attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of this Site or any other systems or networks connected to this Site or to any ULAE server or to any of the services offered on or through the Site, by hacking, password "mining," or any other illegitimate or prohibited means, (iii) probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of this Site or any network connected to the Site, nor breach the security or authentication measures on this Site or any network connected to the Site, (iv) reverse look-up, trace, or seek to trace any information on any other User of or visitor to the Site, (v) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of this Site or ULAE's systems or networks or any systems or networks connected to the Site, (vi) use any device, software, or routine to interfere with the proper working of this Site or any transaction conducted on the Site, or with any other person's use of the Site, (vii) forge headers, impersonate a person, or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise your identity or the origin of any message or transmittal you send to ULAE on or through the Site, (viii) use the Site or any Forum (as such term is described below) to harvest or collect e-mail addresses or other contact information; or (ix) use this Site in an unlawful manner or in a manner that could damage, disparage, or otherwise negatively impact ULAE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCING ANY SERVICES, PROGRAMS, INFORMATION, OR MATERIALS PROVIDED BY ULAE TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED.
USER OBLIGATIONS. By downloading, accessing, or using this Site in order to view any information and materials, register or enter into a transaction with or through ULAE for any reason, or submit information of any kind, you represent that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age or the legal age of majority and will, at all times, provide true, accurate, current, and complete information when submitting information or materials on this Site, including, without limitation, when you provide information via a Site registration or submission form. If you provide any false, inaccurate, untrue, or incomplete information, ULAE reserves the right to terminate immediately your access to and use of this Site. In addition, you agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations with respect to your use of this Site. You also acknowledge and agree that use of the Internet and access to this Site is solely at your own risk. While ULAE has endeavored to create a secure and reliable Site, you should understand that the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from this Site over the Internet or other form of global communication network cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, ULAE is not responsible for the security of any information transmitted to or from the Site. You must make your own determination as to such issues.
SPECIFIC PROGRAMS; OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS. Additional notices, terms, and conditions may apply to, postings, receipt of services, participation in a particular program, event, conference or seminar. You agree to abide by such other notices, terms, and conditions. If there is a conflict between this TOS and the terms posted for or applicable to a specific portion of the Site, the latter terms shall control with respect to your use of that portion of the Site. ULAE's obligations, if any, with respect to its services, programs, and/or products are governed solely by the terms, conditions, notices, and agreements pursuant to which they are provided, and nothing on this TOS should be construed to alter such terms, conditions, notices, and agreements.
USER NAME HANDLING POLICY. Registration as a User for access to certain areas of this Site may require both a user name and a password. In such cases, only one User can use one user name and password and, thus, one account. By limiting access, it helps avoid unauthorized usage by other persons or entities because anyone with knowledge of both your user name and password can gain entry to the restricted portions of this Site and to your account. Accordingly, by using this Site, you agree to consider your user name and password as confidential information and to keep your user name and password confidential. You also agree not to use another User's user name and password. You will immediately notify ULAE if you become aware of any loss or theft of your password or any unauthorized use of your user name and password. ULAE cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations. ULAE reserves the right to delete or change a user name or password at any time and for any reason.
CONTENT AND SUBMISSIONS. ULAE welcomes your feedback and suggestions about ULAE's products, programs or services or with respect to how to improve this Site. By transmitting any suggestions, information, material, or posting any other content (collectively, "Content") to ULAE, you represent and warrant that such Content is original to you, is non-defamatory, true, does not infringe or violate the intellectual property or any other rights of any third party (including, without limitation, contract, privacy, publicity, patents, copyrights, or trademark rights) and that you have all rights necessary to convey to ULAE and enable ULAE to use such Content. In addition, any Content received through this Site will be deemed to include a world-wide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, non-exclusive right and license for ULAE to adopt, publish, reproduce, disseminate, transmit, distribute, copy, use, create derivative works, and display (in whole or in part) worldwide, or act on such feedback without additional approval or consideration, in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content, and you hereby waive any claim to the contrary.
THIRD-PARTY PRODUCTS/SERVICES. ULAE, in its sole discretion, may, feature and/or post the advertisements of third parties on this Site and/or feature materials, programs, products, and services provided by third parties. ULAE makes no representations with respect to, nor does it guarantee or endorse, the quality, non-infringement, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, reliability, or correct sequencing of such third-party materials, programs, products, and services or any other materials, programs, products, and services which such third-party materials, products, and services may access. Your correspondence or any other dealings with third parties found on this Site are solely between you and such third party. Accordingly, ULAE expressly disclaims responsibility and liability for all third-party provided materials, programs, products, and services contained on or accessed through the Site, and you agree that ULAE shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such third parties on this Site.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES. ULAE may provide links, in its sole discretion, to other sites on the World Wide Web for your convenience in locating or accessing related information, products, and/or services. These sites have not necessarily been reviewed by ULAE and are maintained by third parties over which ULAE exercises no control. Accordingly, ULAE expressly disclaims any responsibility for the content, the materials, the accuracy of the information, and/or the quality of the products or services provided by, available through, or advertised on these third-party Web sites. Moreover, these links do not imply an endorsement with respect to any third party or any Web site or the products or services provided by any third party.
LINKING TO THE SITE. Pursuant to the terms and conditions of this TOS, ULAE hereby grants to you a personal, revocable, non-transferable, and non-sublicenseable right and license to use the ULAE Logo to link to this Site only so long as you do not use the ULAE Logo in a manner that discredits, tarnishes, harms, or damages ULAE, ULAE's programs or services, or ULAE's goodwill. The ULAE Logo may not be revised or altered in any way, and must be displayed in the same form as produced by ULAE. However, any links to this Site or any other use of the ULAE Logo should not be done in an unlawful manner or in a way that suggests that ULAE promotes or otherwise endorses any politician or any products, services, programs, causes, campaigns, Web sites, or information unless ULAE has provided prior written consent for such promotion or endorsement. Any use of the ULAE Logo, as permitted by this TOS, shall not create or convey any additional rights and shall not suggest or imply a mischaracterization a of relationship with ULAE. You acknowledge and agree that this TOS permits only a limited right to use the ULAE Logo and that all other rights in the ULAE Logo are hereby reserved by and to ULAE. As a condition to this license, you may not frame any link to this Site, and you acknowledge and agree that ULAE has the right to request samples of use of the ULAE Logo in order to ensure compliance with this TOS. The failure to comply with this TOS shall result in immediate termination of any right to use the ULAE Logo and may result in termination of your member, volunteer, or affiliation status with ULAE.
DISCLAIMER. WHILE ULAE ENDEAVORS TO PROVIDE RELIABLE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PROGRAMS, AND MATERIALS, THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PROGRAMS, AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS-IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS AND MAY INCLUDE ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES. MOREOVER, ULAE MAY MAKE MODIFICATIONS AND/OR CHANGES IN THIS SITE OR IN THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PROGRAMS, PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE, AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE AT ANY TIME AND FOR ANY REASON. YOU ASSUME THE SOLE RISK OF MAKING USE AND/OR RELYING ON THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PROGRAMS, AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE. ULAE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY, LEGALITY, OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PROGRAMS, AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OR ANY OTHER IMPLIED WARRANTY UNDER THE UNIFORM COMPUTER INFORMATION TRANSACTIONS ACT AS ENACTED BY ANY STATE. ULAE ALSO MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT THIS SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR FREE OR IN AN UNINTERRUPTED FASHION OR THAT ANY MESSAGE, FILE, AND/OR INFORMATION WILL BE STORED, ARCHIVED, OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SITE IN A MANNER FREE OF VIRUSES OR CONTAMINATION OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. Use of this Site is at your sole risk. You expressly absolve and release ULAE from any claim of harm resulting from a cause beyond ULAE's control, including, but not limited to, failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other connection problems, computer viruses, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes, or natural disasters, strikes, or other labor problems, wars, or governmental restrictions. MOREOVER, AND TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL ULAE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THIS SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR USE TO ANY TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SERVICES, PROGRAMS, AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ULAE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN ADDITION, TOTAL LIABILITY OF ULAE FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER RELATED TO USE OF THIS SITE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO ULAE IN CONNECTION WITH THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THE PARTICULAR DISPUTE OR $100 (US), WHICHEVER IS LESS.
INFRINGING MATERIAL. ULAE respects the intellectual property of others and expects users to do the same. As to allegedly infringing copyrighted works we comply with the take down and counter notification provisions of the DMCA, 17 U.S.C.A. § 512. See below. http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap5.html%23512%20
Any allegedly infringing trademarked material that is used without consent of the trademark owner will be removed at ULAE's discretion. Any user of this site who posts any Content which is claimed by a third party to be infringing agrees that ULAE may remove itin its sole discretion without any liability to the poster for any claims, damages, expense, costsor any type. ULAE is not in a position to arbitrate or make legal determinations as to whethera particularuse of Content is authorized, subject to a license, a fair use or other wise permissible and does not wish to be involved is in such disputes between third parties. Thus ULAE's right of removal shall apply even if the poster has in fact the right to post the Content. If a user or third party makes a claim against ULAE in regard to the posting or removal of any allegedly infringing material or any type of related claim the indemnity clauses set forth herein shall apply and ULAE will look to the claimant against it for costs, expenses, damages and attorney fees.
To file a notice of infringement with us, you must provide a written communication (by fax or regular mail -- not by email, except by prior agreement) that sets forth the items specified below. Please note that you will be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees) if you materially misrepresent that a product or activity is infringing your copyrights. If you are not sure whether material available online infringes your copyright, we suggest that you first contact an attorney.
- Identify in sufficient detail the copyrighted work or trademark usage that you believe has been infringed upon (for example, "The copyrighted work at
issue is the text that appears on http://www.legal.com/legal_page.html") or other information sufficient to specify the copyrighted work being infringed.
- Identify the material that you claim is infringing the copyrighted work or trademark listed in item #1 above. You must provide the URL to each ULAE page
that allegedly contains infringing material.
Provide your address, telephone number, and email address such that ULAE can contact you.
Provide information, if possible, sufficient to permit ULAE to notify the owner/poster of the allegedly infringing webpage or other content (email address is preferred).
Include the following statement: "I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner or trademark owner, its agent, or the law."
Include the following statement: "I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright/trademark owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed."
Sign the paper.
Send the written communication to the following address: Universal Limited Art Editions, 1446 North Clinton Ave., Bay Shore, NY 11706, U.S.A.
INDEMNITY. You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless ULAE and affiliates and all of their respective employees, agents, directors, officers, shareholders, attorneys, successors, and assigns from and against any and all claims, proceedings, damages, injuries, liabilities, losses, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and litigation expenses) relating to or arising from any content you post, breach of your warranties or representations and/or any breach by you of this TOS.
GOVERNING LAW. This TOS has been made in and will be construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of New York as applied to agreements entered into and completely performed in the State of New York. You agree to the personal jurisdiction by and venue in the state and federal courts in the District of Columbia and waive any objection to such jurisdiction or venue. Any claim you might have against ULAE must be brought within one (1) year after the cause of action arises, or such claim or cause of action is barred. ULAE makes no representation that this Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to this Site from territories or nations where any aspect of this Site is illegal is prohibited. You access this Site on your own volition and are responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws with respect to your access and use of this Site. A printed version of this TOS and of any related notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this TOS to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. Please contact ULAE if you wish to receive a printed copy of this TOS. In any legal proceeding brought by ULAE, ULAE shall have the right to seek and be awarded all reasonable attorneys' fees and costs in addition to any other relief, at law or in equity, to which ULAE may be entitled.
ENFORCING SECURITY ON THE SITE. Actual or attempted unauthorized use of this Site may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution, including, without limitation, punishment under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 under U.S. federal law. ULAE reserves the right to view, monitor, and record activity on this Site without notice or permission from you, including, without limitation, by archiving notices or communications sent by you through the Site. Any information obtained by monitoring, reviewing, or recording is subject to review by law enforcement organizations in connection with investigation or prosecution of possible criminal or unlawful activity on the Site as well as to disclosures required by or under applicable law or related government agency actions. ULAE will also comply with all court orders or subpoenas involving requests for such information. In addition to the foregoing, ULAE reserves the right to, at any time and without notice, modify, suspend, terminate, or interrupt operation of or access to the Site, or any portion of this Site in order to protect the Site, ULAE, or ULAE's business. Moreover, as a member, volunteer, or affiliate with ULAE, you acknowledge and agree that violations of this TOS may result in a revocation or suspension of your member, volunteer, or affiliation status with ULAE.
INJUNCTIVE RELIEF. You acknowledge that any breach, threatened or actual, of this TOS will cause irreparable injury to ULAE, such injury would not be quantifiable in monetary damages, and ULAE would not have an adequate remedy at law. You therefore agree that ULAE shall be entitled, in addition to other available remedies, to seek and be awarded an injunction or other appropriate equitable relief from a court of competent jurisdiction restraining any breach, threatened or actual, of your obligations under any provision of this TOS. Accordingly, you hereby waive any requirement that ULAE post any bond or other security in the event any injunctive or equitable relief is sought by or awarded to ULAE to enforce any provision of this TOS.
TERM AND TERMINATION. This TOS will take effect at the moment you click "I ACCEPT" (if such a feature is available), register, respond to a request for information, and/or begin downloading, accessing, or using this Site, whichever is earliest. ULAE reserves the right at any time and on reasonable grounds, which shall include, without limitation, any reasonable belief of fraudulent or unlawful activity or actions or omissions that violate any term or condition of this Agreement, to deny your access to this Site or to any portion thereof in order to protect its name and goodwill, its business, and/or other Users, and this TOS will also terminate automatically if you fail to comply with its terms and conditions, subject to the survival rights of certain provisions identified below. Termination will be effective without notice. You may also terminate this TOS at any time by ceasing to use the Site, but all applicable provisions of this TOS will survive termination, as identified below. Upon termination, you must destroy all copies of any aspect of this Site in your possession. The provisions concerning ULAE's proprietary rights, feedback and submissions, indemnity, disclaimers of warranty and liability, admissibility of this TOS, waiver and severability, entire agreement, and governing law will survive the termination of this TOS for any reason.
WAIVER & SEVERABILITY. Failure to insist on strict performance of any of the terms and conditions of this TOS will not operate as a waiver of any subsequent default or failure of performance. No waiver by ULAE of any right under this TOS will be deemed to be either a waiver of any other right or provision or a wavier of that same right or provision at any other time. If any part of this TOS is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and the liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most clearly matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of this TOS shall continue in effect.
QUESTIONS. If you (i) have questions or comments regarding this Site, (ii) are interested in obtaining more information concerning ULAE and its programs or services, (iii) want permission to use any ULAE content, or (iv) are aware of or wish to report misuse of the Site or ULAE materials by any person or entity, please contact ULAE.