Terms and Conditions
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The website is designed to facilitate the use of PR generated images by bona fide members of the press and media, for use in editorial media only. Any other usage is strictly prohibited and will render you not only in breach of these terms and conditions of this web site, but may also make you liable for breach of copyright and other associated intellectual property rights.
The following terms constitute an agreement between you and PressArea the operator of the websites (“The Company").
This agreement ("Terms of Service") governs your use of the Site, both as a casual visitor and as a registered member.
The PressArea.com website and associated services (“The Services”) are owned and operated by PRSHOTS SERVICES Ltd, (“The Company”) a company incorporated in England and Wales with Company No. 03737218, and a registered office at ESSEX HOUSE 42 CROUCH STREET COLCHESTER ESSEX CO3 3HH.
These terms and conditions of use represent a legal binding agreement between you and PRSHOTS SERVICES Ltd. ("the Company") and apply to all access and interaction with the www.PressArea.com web site and associated digital properties (“the Services”).
By registering on PressArea.com and associated websites, you acknowledge that you have read these terms and conditions and accept them, and you may not access the websites or use any of “The Services” or features accessible through any of the websites unless you are governed by these terms and conditions of usage.
Ownership of this Website and its Contents All of the websites and “Services” are operated by PressArea.
All of the content featured or displayed on the Websites, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, photographs, images, moving images, sound, illustrations and software, and any other materials that can be accessed using The Services is owned by The Company, its brand partners, licencees or its third-party partners ("Media Owners") who have placed publicity images or content onto PressArea.com and related “Services”.
All elements of the Websites, including, but not limited to, the general design and the media materials, are protected by trade dress, copyright, moral rights, trademark and other laws relating to intellectual property rights. Except as explicitly permitted under this or another written license or agreement with “the Company”, no portion or element of the websites, excepting the Brand Owners images, may be copied or retransmitted via any means and all related rights shall remain the exclusive property of “the Company”, its licensors or the Owners.
This website, and the information it contains - excepting the Brand Owners Intellectual Property - is the property of PRSHOTS SERVICES Ltd (trading as PressArea) and its affiliates and licensors, and is protected from unauthorised copying and dissemination by the copyright laws of England and Wales, trademark law, international conventions and other intellectual property laws.
Website and Services Usage and Warranties:
The PressArea website is designed to make it easy for the Professional Press to write articles and use Brand Owners Intellectual Property contained within the images, trade names, service and trademarks displayed on the web site and associated “Services”. You acknowledge that such Intellectual Property represents a valuable asset which can strengthen corporate and brand identities and needs protection from unauthorised usage.
You acknowledge that the Intellectual Property Rights in all images, trademarks and brand and service names remain at all times the property of these Brand Owner.
When filling out the Registration you warrant that the information you have supplied is factually correct and true. Should your circumstances change you agree to update the registration profile accordingly. When the Company credentializes your press qualifications, we reserve the right to terminate or modify your usage of the “Services” if it is found that the information in the registration is not correct. You may not use the Websites or the Services for any purpose not related to your business as a media professional with PressArea.com or its partners. You warrant, that you are a legitimate member of the print or on-line press/media using images for editorial use only. If in any doubt you specifically need to contact support@PressArea.com for permission to use the image.
You warrant that you will not digitally alter or otherwise change or amend the images other than to crop or to prepare the images for print/distribution. You will not use any of the images alongside any unacceptable content such as pornographic, racist or other potentially socially offensive material. You warrant that you will not interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Services or any activities conducted on the Services. You agree to indemnify PressArea.com against any loss, damage, costs or expense which PressArea.com incurs, suffers or becomes liable for as a result of or in connection with any claim that any media such as text, images or logos used by you or given by you to third-parties infringes the Intellectual Property Rights or copyright of any third party.
Any use of the Websites or Services, or any of their functionality for a purpose not expressly permitted by these Terms is grounds for the immediate termination of your account. Without prejudice to this indemnity PressArea Ltd may exercise all rights and remedies available to it to seek redress under copyright law around the world in the event of a breach to our terms and conditions.
Access to our services is given purely at the discretion of the “The Company”.
We may deny or block access, or terminate your account at any time without notice for any reason. Access is given using a password and email combination at time of registration. The security of this personal ID is your responsibility. Any unauthorised use of your personal details must be reported to the Company at once. If you fail to report unauthorised usage, you will be held liable for all use of your personal ID. Proprietary Rights You acknowledge that the Services are protected by proprietary rights and laws which may include, without limitation, copyright, database rights, trade and service marks and patents.
You are permitted to use the Services subject to these Terms and any Owner’s Terms. Each set of Owner’s Terms forms a separate agreement between you and the relevant Owner or third party. The Company makes no representation regarding whether any Owner’s Terms exist nor any representation regarding the content of such terms.
The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms & Conditions or by separate written license or agreement.
Any unauthorized use of these images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications’ regulations and statutes. if in doubt email support@PressArea.com.
At PressArea we understand that your privacy is a very important matter, and we respect the trust you place in us.
• We won’t resell your personal information to third-parties without your explicit consent.
• We won’t send you unsolicited email.
• We will always strive to use the best security policies to safeguard your personal data. We store and process your information on computers located in the United Kingdom that are protected by physical as well as technological security devices.
You can access and modify the information you provide us and choose not to receive certain communications by signing-in to your account.
If you have any questions or concerns about our policy or its implementation, you may contact us at this email address privacy@PressArea.com.
"PressArea.com" "PressArea" and related marks are trademarks of PressArea Ltd and all other trademarks and images are the property of the brand owners.
Nothing contained on the Websites should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on the Websites without the written permission of its respective owner. Your use of the trademarks displayed on the Websites except as provided in these Terms is strictly prohibited.
WE PROVIDE THE SITE AND THE SERVICES “AS IS”, “WITH ALL FAULTS” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” WE AND OUR SUPPLIERS AND CONTRACTORS MAKE NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES ABOUT THE SERVICES. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE AND OUR SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM IMPLIED WARRANTIES THAT THE SERVICES ARE MERCHANTABLE, OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, ACCURATE, FIT FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NEED, OR NON-INFRINGING. ALTHOUGH THE COMPANY UNDERTAKES REASONABLE EFFORTS TO ENSURE ALL THE MATERIAL IS A ACCURATE AS POSSIBLE WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES AS TO THE ACCURACY OF THE SERVICES. WE AND OUR SUPPLIERS DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES, WILL BE EFFECTIVE, RELIABLE, ACCURATE OR MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL BE ABLE TO ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES (EITHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH THIRD-PARTY NETWORKS) AT TIMES OR LOCATIONS OF YOUR CHOOSING. WE AND OUR SUPPLIERS ALSO DO NOT GUARANTEE THE SATISFACTION OF GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS OR LOCAL BYLAWS, GOVERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF PRESS IMAGES. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION GIVEN BY A PressArea REPRESENTATIVE SHALL CREATE A WARRANTY. You may have additional consumer rights under your local laws that this contract cannot change. You use the Site and the Services at your own risk.
Governing Law and Venue:
This Agreement shall be interpreted, construed and governed by the laws of England and Wales. If a dispute arises between you and The Company, our goal is to provide you with a neutral and cost effective means of resolving the dispute quickly. For any claim (excluding claims for injunctive or other equitable relief) where the total amount of the award sought is less than £10,000, the party requesting relief may elect to resolve the dispute in a cost effective manner through binding arbitration. Notwithstanding, the Company shall have the right to commence and prosecute any legal or equitable action or proceeding before any court of competent jurisdiction to obtain injunctive or other relief in the event that, in the opinion of the Company such action is necessary beyond that relief immediately afforded through an arbitration proceeding. Indemnity You agree to indemnify PRSHOTS SERVICES LTD, together with its brand owners, affiliates, licensors, Board, officers and employees against any losses, expenses, costs or damages incurred by any or all of them as a result of your breach of these Terms, your unauthorized use of the Services, Websites, or any content you transmit to or through the Websites. General From time to time, we may amend this Agreement by posting the amended terms on the Services. All amended terms shall automatically be effective as they are posted. This Agreement may not be otherwise amended except in a writing signed by you and us. This Agreement sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between us with respect to the subject matter hereof. No action of PRSHOTS SERVICES LTD other than an express written waiver or amendment, may be construed as a waiver or amendment of any of these Terms. If any clause in these Terms is found to be unenforceable, wherever possible this will not affect any other clause and each will remain in full force and effect. ReproReady.com Ltd reserves the right to change these Terms and any Material displayed on the Websites without prior notice. PRSHOTS SERVICES LTD will use all reasonable endeavours to maintain the continuity of Services, but PRSHOTS SERVICES LTD shall not be liable for any breach of these Terms caused by any event beyond its reasonable control, including if for any reason the Websites are unavailable at any time.
This contract and any supplemental terms, policies, rules and guidelines posted on the Site and the Services constitute the entire agreement between you and us and supersede all previous written or oral agreements.
If any part of these Terms of Service is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.
We may assign this contract at any time to our parent, any subsidiary, or any affiliated company, or as part of the sale to, merger with, or other transfer of our company to another entity. We will post a notice on the Site regarding any change of ownership so that you have the opportunity to discontinue your use of the Site or cancel your registration if you do not wish to continue to use the Site and Services under the new ownership.
You may not assign this contract to any one else.
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