Last Updated: August 30, 2018
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Use of the Site
This website and the contents of the website are intended for the customers of vAlbum only. If the content for any purpose is not related to your business with vAlbum, then you may not use this website. You are specifically prohibited from copying, downloading, or re-transmitting any or all of the Web site or the content without, or in violation of, a written license or agreement with vAlbum, using any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods, manipulating or otherwise displaying the Web site or the Content by using framing or similar navigational technology, registering, subscribing, unsubscribing, or attempting to register, subscribe, or unsubscribe any party for any vAlbum product or service if you are not expressly authorized by such party to do so; and using the Web site or the Content other than for its intended purpose, as determined solely in vAlbum discretion, including but not limited to, to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy) of others, and/or to publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, pornographic, sexual, indecent or unlawful material or information.
You may not interfere with the security of, or otherwise abuse this Web site or any system resources, services or networks connected to or accessible through this Web site. You may only use this Web site for lawful purposes.
vAlbum Stock Photos, and any other product or service name or slogan contained in the Site are trademarks of vAlbum and its photographers, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of vAlbum or the applicable trademark holder. You may not use metatags or any other "hidden text" utilizing "vAlbum" or any other name, trademark or product or service name of vAlbum without our prior written permission. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in the Site are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, supplier and photographer or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by us.
vAlbum is committed to respecting the privacy of the personal information of the individuals with whom we interact. We have developed a Website Privacy Commitment to describe our privacy policies and practices and how we collect, use and disclose the personal information of those individuals who visit our website.
Updating the Web site
vAlbum updates the information on this Web site regularly. However, vAlbum cannot guarantee or accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, completeness of the information on this Web site. vAlbum may revise, supplement or delete information, services and/or the resources contained in the Web site and reserves the right to make such changes without prior notification to past, current or prospective visitors.
Limitations of Liability
You assume all responsibility and risk for use of this website and the materials including without limitation any of the information contained therein.
vAlbum or any of its directors, officers, employees, partners or agents be liable for any incidental, indirect, punitive, exemplary, or consequential damages whatsoever (including damages for loss of profits, interruption, loss of business information, or any other pecuniary loss) in connection with any claim, loss, damage, action, suit or other proceeding arising under or out of these Terms & Conditions, including without limitation your use of, reliance upon, access to, or exploitation of this web site, the materials or any part thereof, or any rights granted to you hereunder, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages, whether the action is based on contract, tort (including negligence), infringement of intellectual property rights or otherwise.
You agree to indemnify and hold vAlbum harmless against all claims or liability asserted against vAlbum arising out of or in connection with any breach by you or anyone acting on your behalf of any of these Terms & Conditions.
Making Claims of Infringement
vAlbum respects the copyright of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide vAlbum with a written communication including substantially the following information:
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
- description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Web site;
- Your address, telephone number, and email address;
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.
Feel free to email vAlbum at firstname.lastname@example.org. However, the Internet is not a fully secure medium and any communication may be lost, intercepted or altered. vAlbum is not liable for any damages related to communications to or from this Web site. You agree with respect to any information provided by you to us through this Web site or via e-mail that: vAlbum has no obligation concerning such information; the information is non-confidential; vAlbum may use, disclose, distribute or copy the information and may use any ideas, concepts or know-how contained in the information for any purpose without compensation; and the information is truthful and disclosure of the information does not violate the legal rights of others.
This website is controlled, operated and administered by vAlbum from Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. This website can be accessed from all governates of Oman, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these jurisdictions has laws that may differ, by accessing this website, you acknowledge and agree that all matters relating to access to, or use of this website shall be governed by the laws of the Sultanate of Oman applicable therein (without reference to conflicts of laws principles).
You also agree that any claims or disputes whatsoever arising hereunder shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of Oman and acknowledge that you do so voluntarily.
vAlbum’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms & Conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.
If any provision or part thereof of these Terms & Conditions is wholly or partially unenforceable the parties or, in the event the parties are unable to agree, a court of competent jurisdiction, shall put in place thereof an enforceable provision or provisions, or part thereof, that as nearly as possible reflects the terms of the unenforceable provision or part thereof.