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PSI Terms of Use


Restrictions

By visiting our Website and/or by submitting material for inclusion in the Website, all Users and Illustrators agree to these Terms of Use, including the following restrictions:

  1. You will not reprint, republish or distribute in any way, any information or materials found on our website.

  2. You will not use any of the information on our website for sending mass or group emails or for solicitation purposes or for any other purposes involving solicitation in any way.

  3. You will not send email or other communication to the illustrator/groups represented on our website that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful.

  4. You will not access data not intended to be accessed by Users of the site or attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of our site or attempt to interfere with any service available on our site, take other actions which impose an unreasonable or disproportionate load on our site, send unsolicited email, including promotions and/or advertising or products or services, to addresses obtained from our site, forge any email address, newsgroup or name in connection with this site and/or use a password, name or identification which is not your own in accessing our site.

  5. You will not attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way used on our website.

  6. If you are creating an illustrator profile, you are 18 years of age or older. If you are a minor browsing the site, you have parental consent to do so.

 

Copyright Information

All Illustrators and Users understand and recognize that:

Copyright law protects the material on this Website. Copyrights for the illustrator work samples are owned by the illustrators and the other content of the Website including the copyrights relating to providing a collection of the illustrator work samples are owned by The Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators. Users and illustrators agree to not copy any of the graphics, images, artwork, text, video or audio on this website without the express written permission of the owner of the copyrights in that material. The Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators will remove from the Website any content found to be infringing of another’s copyright, but is not responsible for taking any action to enforce the copyright of any illustrator in work samples posted to the website.


Objectionable Content

The material on this Website is submitted by illustrators. You may find some of the material objectionable to you or not suitable for children. Children under eighteen (18) should not view the material without the consent and supervision of their parents. While the Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators recognizes and generally supports illustrators’ rights of free speech, we reserve the right to remove from this Website material that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful.

 

Non-U.S. Residents

We make no representation whatsoever as to the appropriateness of the materials on this Website for non-U.S. Users. Visitors are responsible for compliance with their applicable local laws.

 

Cancelations

We reserve the right to cancel your right to use this website at any time without notice or cause.

 

Disclaimer of Warranties

THE MATERIAL ON THIS WEBSITE (INCLUDING ALL CONTENT, SOFTWARE, FUNCTIONS, SERVICES, MATERIALS AND INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE HEREIN OR ACCESSED BY MEANS HEREOF) ARE PROVIDED AS IS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OR MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

 

Limitation of Liability

ALL USERS AND ILLUSTRATORS ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK OF LOSS RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND ANY INFORMATION ON THIS SITE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE PITTSBURGH SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS, OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE ELECTED OFFICIALS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR REPRESENTATIVES BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES EVEN IF WE OR ANY OF OUR EMPLOYEES OR REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN ANY EVENT, THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF THE PITTSBURGH SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS AND ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE ELECTED OFFICIALS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR REPRESENTATIVES IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT, IF ANY, ACTUALLY PAID FOR USE OF THE SITE AND YOU HEREBY RELEASE US AND OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES AND REPRESENTATIVES FROM ANY AND ALL OBLIGATIONS, LIABILITIES AND CLAIM IN EXCESS OF THIS LIMITATION.

 

Links

You acknowledge that we have not reviewed the content of all sites linked to or from our website and that we are not responsible for the content of any of those sites and do not take responsibility for them or endorse them. You are encouraged to review the Terms of Use and Privacy Policies of those sites before using them.

 

Indemnity

All illustrators and Users agree to indemnify the Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators and hold them, and their respective elected officials, directors, officers, representatives, employees, subcontractors, and suppliers, (we and all indemnified parties being referred to herein as the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from any and all losses, including, but not limited to, attorney’s fees, that any one or more of the Indemnified Parties may incur as a result of your violation of any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You further agree to indemnify and hold each of the Indemnified Parties harmless from any and all losses, including, but not limited to, attorney fees, that any one or more of the Indemnified Parties may incur as a result of any claims by you against any one or more of the Indemnified Parties even if such claim is based on the negligence of any one or more of the Indemnified Parties.

 

Reporting Violations

If you become aware that any other person is violating any of the terms and conditions of this website, please notify us immediately by emailing ashley@ashleycecil.com.

 

Jurisdiction

The terms of this agreement will be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the United States applicable to contracts to be wholly performed in Pennsylvania. ANY ACTION BASED ON OR ALLEGING A BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT OR OTHERWISE RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE BROUGHT ONLY IN A STATE OR FEDERAL COURT LOCATED IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA. IN ANY SUCH ACTION, IF WE PREVAIL, WE SHALL BE ENTITLED TO ALSO RECOVER OUR LEGAL FEES AND COSTS.

 

General

These Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and us with respect to this website. Failure by us to enforce any provision of these Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. You are prohibited from engaging in, suggesting or encouraging illegal activity in connection with our website and we will cooperate with law enforcement officials as appropriate. In the event that any portion of these Terms of Use is held unenforceable, the unenforceable portion shall be construed in accordance with applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the original intentions of the parties, and the remainder of the provision shall remain in full force and effect.

 

‚ÄčIf you have any questions about these Terms of Use, please email ashley@ashleycecil.com.