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Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions
1. Introduction
1.1 These terms and conditions shall govern the sale and supply of downloadable images through our website, and the use of those images.
1.2 You will be asked to give your express agreement to these terms and conditions before you place an order on our website.
1.3 This document does not affect any statutory rights you may have as a consumer.
2. Interpretation
2.1 In these terms and conditions:
(a) "we" means Algirdas Stočkus (and "us and "our" should be construed accordingly);
(b) "you" means our customer or prospective customer under these terms and conditions (and "your" should be construed accordingly);
(c) "images" means those images that are available for purchase on our website;
(d) "your images" means any such images that you have purchased through our website (including any enhanced or upgraded version of the images that we may make available to you from time to time).
3. Order process
3.1 The advertising of images on our website constitutes an "invitation to treat" rather than a contractual offer.
3.2 No contract will come into force between you and us unless and until we accept your order in accordance with the procedure set out in this Section 3.
3.3 To enter into a contract through our website to purchase downloadable images from us, the following steps must be taken: you must add the images you wish to purchase to your shopping cart, and then proceed to the checkout; if you are a new customer, you must then create an account with us and log in; if you are an existing customer, you must enter your login details; once you are logged in, you must consent to the terms of this document; you will be transferred to our payment service provider's website, and our payment service provider will handle your payment; and we will either send you an email with the link to download your images as an order confirmation (at which point your order will become a binding contract) or we will confirm by email that we are unable to meet your order.
3.4 You will have the opportunity to identify and correct input errors prior to making your order by.
4. Prices
4.1 Our prices are quoted on our website.
4.2 We will from time to time change the prices quoted on our website, but this will not affect contracts that have previously come into force.
4.3 All amounts stated in these terms and conditions or on our website are stated exclusive of VAT.
5. Payments
5.1 You must, during the checkout process, pay the prices of the images you order.
5.2 Payments may be made by any of the permitted methods specified on our website from time to time.
6. Licensing of images
6.1 We will supply your images to you in the format or formats specified on our website, and by such means and within such periods as are specified on our website.
6.2 Subject to your payment of the applicable price and compliance with these terms and conditions, we grant to you a worldwide, non-expiring, non-exclusive, non-transferable licence to make any use of your images permitted by Section 6.3, providing that you must not in any circumstances make any use of your images that is prohibited by Section 6.4. The copyright and the ownership of the images remains with us.
6.3 The "permitted uses" of your images are:
(a) using your images under our Royalty-Free Standard Licence in any print format, such as; books, textbooks, newspaper and magazine advertising, catalogs, brochures, newsletters, business cards, point of sale advertising, books covers, CD and DVD covers and in any digital format, such as: websites, in social media, in mobile advertising, in online advertising, software, mobile “apps”, e-books, blogs, e-magazines, in online media, email marketing and in advertising on billboards, street furniture; in each case, specified above, it is allowed no greater than 500 000 reproductions and/or impressions of your image in the aggregate;
(b) using your images under our Enhanced Licence in any manner permitted under our Royalty-Free Standard Licence without any limit to the total number of reproductions and/or impressions incorporated into merchandise intended for sale or promotional distribution: magnets, greeting cards, calendars, textiles, toys, wall art and similar applications;
(c) using your images under our Rights-Managed Licence is strictly limited to the use, medium, period of time, print run, placement, size of image, territory and any other restrictions which are specified on our website from time to time;
(d) using your images under our Editorial Licence are specified on our website from time to time, and for such use your images must be marked: © Algirdas Stočkus;
(e) using your images for your own personal, non-commercial use: making, storing and viewing copies of your images on not more than 3 desktop, laptop or notebook computers; and making, storing and viewing copies of your images on not more than 3 mobile telephones, tablet computers or similar mobile devices;
(f) other restrictions of using your images are specified on our website from time to time; for any other use, not specified on our website and in the terms above, you must contact us using methods described in Section 18.4.
6.4 The "prohibited uses" of your images are:
(a) the sale, renting, transferring or broadcasting of any image (or part thereof), and the licensing, sub-licensing, distribution or redistribution of any image (or part thereof) except in connection with a publication permitted by Section 6.3;
(b) the editing, modification, adaptation or alteration of any image (or part thereof), and the creation of any derivative work incorporating any image (or part thereof);
(c) the use of any download (or part thereof) in any way that is unlawful or in breach of any person's legal rights under any applicable law, or in any way that is offensive, indecent, discriminatory or otherwise objectionable;
(d) the use of any image (or part thereof) to compete with us, whether directly or indirectly;
(e) the circumvention or removal of, or any attempt to circumvent or remove, the technological measures applied to any image for the purpose of preventing unauthorised use,
providing that nothing in this Section 6.4 will prohibit or restrict you or any other person from doing any act expressly permitted by applicable law.
6.5 You warrant to us that you have access to the necessary computer systems, media systems, software and network connections to receive and enjoy the benefit of your images.
6.6 All intellectual property rights and other rights in the images not expressly granted by these terms and conditions are hereby reserved.
6.7 You must retain, and must not delete, obscure or remove, copyright notices and other proprietary notices on or in any image.
6.8 The rights granted to you in these terms and conditions are personal to you, and you must not permit any third party to exercise these rights.
6.9 If you breach any provision of these terms and conditions, then the licence set out in this Section 6 will be automatically terminated upon such breach.
6.10 You may terminate the licence set out in this Section 6 by deleting all copies of the relevant images in your possession or control.
6.11 Upon the termination of a licence under this Section 6, you must, if you have not previously done so, promptly and irrevocably delete from your computer systems and other electronic devices all copies of the relevant images in your possession or control, and permanently destroy any other copies of the relevant images in your possession or control.
7. Distance contracts: cancellation right
7.1 This Section 7 applies if and only if you offer to contract with us, or contract with us, as a consumer - that is, as an individual acting wholly or mainly outside your trade, business, craft or profession.
7.2 You may withdraw an offer to enter into a contract with us through our website, or cancel a contract entered into with us through our website, at any time within the period:
(a) beginning upon the submission of your offer;
(b) ending at the end of 14 days after the day on which the contract is entered into,
subject to Section 7.3. You do not have to give any reason for your withdrawal or cancellation.
7.3 You agree that we may begin the provision of images before the expiry of the period referred to in Section 7.2, and you acknowledge that, if we do begin the provision of images before the end of that period, you will lose the right to cancel referred to in Section 7.2.
7.4 In order to withdraw an offer to contract or cancel a contract on the basis described in this Section 7, you must inform us of your decision to withdraw or cancel (as the case may be). You may inform us by means of any clear statement setting out the decision. In the case of cancellation, you may inform us using the cancellation form that we will make available to you. To meet the cancellation deadline, it is sufficient for you to send your communication concerning the exercise of the right to cancel before the cancellation period has expired.
7.5 If you cancel an order on the basis described in this Section 7, you will receive a full refund of the amount you paid to us in respect of the order.
7.6 We will refund money using the same method used to make the payment, unless you have expressly agreed otherwise. In any case, you will not incur any fees as a result of the refund.
7.7 We will process the refund due to you as a result of a cancellation on the basis described in this Section 7 without undue delay and, in any case, within the period of 14 days after the day on which we are informed of the cancellation.
8. Warranties and representations
8.1 You warrant and represent to us that:
(a) you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts;
(b) you have full authority, power and capacity to agree to these terms and conditions;
(c) all the information that you provide to us in connection with your order is true, accurate, complete, current and non-misleading.
8.2 We warrant to you that your images will be supplied to you with reasonable care and skill.
8.3 All of our warranties and representations relating to images are set out in these terms and conditions. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 9.1, all other warranties and representations are expressly excluded.
9. Limitations and exclusions of liability
9.1 Nothing in these terms and conditions will:
(a) limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
(b) limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
(c) limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law;
(d) exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law,
and, if you are a consumer, your statutory rights will not be excluded or limited by these terms and conditions, except to the extent permitted by law.
9.2 The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 9 and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:
(a) are subject to Section 9.1;
(b) govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions.
9.3 We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.
9.4 We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.
9.5 We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software, providing that if you contract with us under these terms and conditions as a consumer, this Section 9.5 shall not apply.
9.6 We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage, providing that if you contract with us under these terms and conditions as a consumer, this Section 9.6 shall not apply.
9.7 You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).
9.8 Our aggregate liability to you in respect of any contract to provide services to you under these terms and conditions shall not exceed the greater of the total amount paid and payable to us under the contract.
10. Variation
10.1 We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
10.2 A revision of these terms and conditions will apply to contracts entered into at any time following the time of the revision, but will not affect contracts made before the time of the revision.
11. Assignment
11.1 You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions - providing, if you are a consumer, that such action does not serve to reduce the guarantees benefiting you under these terms and conditions.
11.2 You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
12. No waivers
12.1 No breach of any provision of a contract under these terms and conditions will be waived except with the express written consent of the party not in breach.
12.2 No waiver of any breach of any provision of a contract under these terms and conditions shall be construed as a further or continuing waiver of any other breach of that provision or any breach of any other provision of that contract.
13. Severability
13.1 If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.
13.2 If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these terms and conditions would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
14. Third party rights
14.1 A contract under these terms and conditions is for our benefit and your benefit, and is not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.
14.2 The exercise of the parties' rights under a contract under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.
15. Entire agreement
15.1 Subject to Section 9.1, these terms and conditions, together with our download licence agreement, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to the sale and purchase of our downloads and the use of those downloads, and shall supersede all previous agreements between you and us in relation to the sale and purchase of our downloads and the use of those downloads.
16. Law and jurisdiction
16.1 These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law.
16.2 Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
17. Statutory and regulatory disclosures
17.1 We will not file a copy of these terms and conditions specifically in relation to each user or customer and, if we update these terms and conditions, the version to which you originally agreed will no longer be available on our website. We recommend that you consider saving a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference.
17.2 These terms and conditions are available in the English language only.
17.3 Our Individual Economic Activity Certificate registration number is 953638.
17.4 The website of the European Union's online dispute resolution platform is available at https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/odr/main. The online dispute resolution platform may be used for resolving disputes.
18. Our details
18.1 This website is owned and operated by Algirdas Stočkus.
18.2 We are registered in Lithuania under Individual Economic Activity Certificate registration number 953638, and our registered office is at Kooperacijos 9-19, Klaipėda, LT-91254.
18.3 Our principal place of business is at Kooperacijos 9-19, Klaipėda, Lithuania, LT-91254.
18.4 You can contact us:
(a) by post, using the postal address given above;
(b) using our website contact form;
(c) by telephone, on the contact number published on our website from time to time;
(d) by email, using the email address published on our website from time to time.
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