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Ownership of the Site and its Contents – This Veer site is owned by Corbis Corporation. Unless otherwise indicated, all of the content featured or displayed on this Site, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, data, photographic images, moving images, sound, illustrations, software, and the selection and arrangement thereof (“Veer Content”), is owned by Corbis, its licensors, or its third-party image partners.

All elements of the Veer Site, including the Veer Content, are protected by copyright, trade dress, moral rights, trademark and other laws relating to the protection of intellectual property. The designation of Veer throughout the text below applies interchangeably to Corbis and its affiliates.

Updated: September, 2012

Your Acceptance of this Legally Binding Agreement

BY USING OR ACCESSING THE VEER.COM WEB SITE (“WEB SITE”) AND THE INFORMATION, MATERIAL, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED THEREIN BY VEER INCORPORATED (“VEER”), AND BY ACTIVATING YOUR ACCOUNT ON THE COMMUNITY PAGES, YOU AGREE TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY AS THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, REMEDIES AND OBLIGATIONS, INCLUDING VARIOUS LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND EXCLUSIONS, YOUR INDEMNIFICATION OBLIGATION AND A DISPUTE RESOLUTION CLAUSE THAT GOVERNS HOW DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED.

If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, do not use or access the Web Site or information, material, products or services provided therein. This Agreement is between you, and if you are using this Web Site on your employer’s behalf, to you and your employer (“You” or “User”) and Veer and is effective as at the date of your first use or access of the Web Site.

Children

Minors and children (persons under the age of 18) are not eligible to use the Web Site unsupervised and we ask that minors and children do not register for an account or submit any personal information to us. By using this Web Site unsupervised, and/or registering for an account or purchasing a license to any content on the Web Site, you warrant that you are 18 years of age or older.

Modification of the Terms

You further agree that Veer may change, alter, amend or replace all or any part of this Agreement at any time, and that such changes, alterations, amendments or replacements shall be effective as of the time of posting. Veer will provide notice on the Web Site of any material changes made to this Agreement and your continued use of the Web Site after the time of posting of such notice will constitute evidence of your acceptance of the changed, altered, amended or replaced Agreement. You further agree to regularly review this Agreement for such changes, alterations, amendments or replacements. If you do not agree with the changed, altered, amended or replaced Agreement, do not use or access the veer.com web site or information, material, products or services provided therein.

Ownership of Content and Intellectual Property Protection

You acknowledge and agree that any and all information, material, products and services, including data, databases, graphics, text, files, software, interfaces, web pages, product names, company names, trademarks, logos and trade names contained on the Web Site (collectively the “Content”), including the manner in which the Content is presented or appears and all information relating thereto, are the property of Veer, its licensors or third parties, as indicated.

Content found on the Web Site is protected under patent, copyright, trademark, proprietary or other intellectual property laws of Canada, the United States and other applicable jurisdictions, and any unauthorized use of such Content may violate such laws or this Agreement. Except as expressly provided herein, no license under any patents, copyright, trademark, proprietary or other intellectual property right is granted or implied by granting access to the Content. Veer reserves the right but not the obligation to restrict or remove Content from the Web Site for any reason, and you agree to immediately discontinue all use of the Content upon notification from Veer.

Content may be provided by a third party (“Third Party Content”). Veer offers no guarantees and assumes no responsibility or liability of any type with respect to Third Party Content, including any liability resulting from incompatibility between Third Party Content and Content provided by Veer. You agree that you will not hold Veer responsible or liable with respect to Third Party Content or seek to do so. Your use of Third Party Content is governed solely by the respective end user license agreement associated with such Third Party Content if such Content is available on the licensing section of the Web Site.

The Web Site contains information provided by Veer and its affiliates, its licensors, suppliers, and/or third parties. Some of this information may contain technical or other mistakes, factual or legal inaccuracies, typographical errors, or be incomplete or out-of-date. Additionally, this Web Site and its Content (including User Content) may include images and text that may depict subjects, topics, social attitudes and circumstances, and contexts that you may find inappropriate to its context or potentially offensive. You are solely responsible for determining whether any Content or information contained on the Web Site is accurate, current, or complete, or whether the use of such information or Content requires the consent of any third party or the license of any additional rights, and may not rely on the information provided by Veer. If you are unsure whether additional third-party rights are needed for your use of Content, You are responsible for consulting with competent rights management professionals or legal counsel.

Access to Site

You agree to use the Web Site in compliance with all applicable laws. You agree to not knowingly disable any such technology or tool provided on the Web Site or remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the Content, caption information or any other material on this web site.

Additionally, unless authorized in writing by Veer, you may not:

  1. deep link or employ software or any automatic device, technology or algorithm, to “crawl,” “scrape,” search or monitor the Web Site and/or retrieve or copy Content or related information;

  2. violate the mechanical restrictions of the Web Site, or bypass other measures employed to prevent or limit access to the Web Site or Content by hacking or other means;

  3. copy, redirect, or exploit the Web Site;

  4. probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Web Site or of the network supporting the Web Site, or seek information on visitors to the Web Site or personal information of Veer’s users, contributors, or employees; and/or

  5. use any device, software or routine that would interfere with the proper functioning of the Web Site, or any transaction conducted via the Web Site.

Your inability to access the Web Site may occur due to technical difficulties, software, hardware or connectivity problems, or failure of systems and services provided by Veer. While Veer may use commercially available anti-virus software, viruses or other disruptive or destructive files or programs may be inadvertently downloaded from the Web Site. You are responsible for ensuring that Content is free of any viruses or errors, and you should run commercially available software to reduce your risks.

Additionally, you are responsible for backing up your data and any Content you have licensed from the Web Site, and Veer provides no warranty or guarantee that Content you have licensed will be available from the Web Site.

License to Content

You are provided with a limited, personal, non-transferable, non-exclusive license to access, view, read, download and print one copy of the Content, except for Third Party Content and Content that is indicated for sale or that is indicated for distribution pursuant to a separate license agreement (the “Products”). Except as otherwise provided herein or in another written agreement with Veer or its Licensors, you may access, view, read, download and print the Content (excluding the Third Party Content and Products) subject to the following conditions:

  1. You may use the Content solely for personal, informational, and internal purposes;

  2. You may not bundle, sell, license, sublicense, export, transfer, loan, rent, lease, assign, share, outsource, host, publish, distribute, part with possession or make available to any person, the Content, or any part thereof;

  3. You may not copy, edit, modify, adapt, create derivative works, translations, adaptations or arrangements, republish, transmit, merge, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the Content, or any part thereof;

  4. You may not use the Content, or any part thereof, or output therefrom, for the direct benefit of any third party, nor shall you charge or receive, either by direct or indirect payment, or by trade of service, compensation, or fees from any third party, for the use of the Content or output therefrom;

  5. You may not alter, remove, or destroy any proprietary markings, or confidentiality legends, or notices placed on, or contained within, the Content; or

  6. You shall not permit, allow or do anything that would infringe or otherwise prejudice the proprietary rights of Veer or its licensors or allow any third party to access the Content.

Veer reserves the right to revoke the authorization to access, view, read, download and print the Content available on the web site at any time and for any reason, and any such use shall be discontinued immediately without notice from Veer. The rights granted to you herein constitute a license and not a transfer of title.

Comping Licensing Terms

  1. If Veer provides an Image to You for Comping purposes, then:

    1. subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Veer hereby grants to You a non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-assignable right to use the Image(s) on your personal computer for a period of thirty (30) days from the date that the Comping Image(s) is provided to You;

    2. You agree to restrict Comping of any image files to materials solely within your organization as test or sample use or for demonstration for a client. No other use, and specifically no other use outside of your organization in print, digital or any format whatsoever, is permitted.

  2. Obligations with Comping Use. You shall:

    1. retain the copyright notice of Veer and its licensors or content providers and Veer’s Image identification code as displayed on the Comping Image and as included as part of the electronic file;

    2. use each Comping Image in compliance with all applicable laws, including, but not limited to, laws and regulations relating to copyright and moral rights.

  3. Restrictions on Comping Use. You shall not:

    1. make any use of a Comping Image in whole or in part in final materials distributed inside or outside your company to the public, or for any commercial purpose including any online or other electronic distribution system including, but not limited to advertising and marketing materials, (except that you may send Comping Images electronically or digitally for your clients to review); or

    2. use any Comping Image, in whole or in part, for or in association with any pornographic purposes, or in any manner which is or could be considered to be libelous or defamatory, or that in any way is or could be potentially unflattering or controversial for the model in the Image, (without specific, written permission from Veer), including but not limited to, “Sensitive Issue” subjects such as contraception, sexual or implied sexual activity, sexual preferences, dating services, chat lines, substance abuse, physical or mental abuse, violence, poverty, homelessness, dysfunctional family matters, alcohol, tobacco, AIDS, cancer or other serious physical or mental ailment or disability or serious physical or mental disease or any diagnostic test for same.

  4. Use of Comping Image in an Unauthorized Manner:

    1. You agree that use of a Comping Image in any unauthorized manner constitutes an infringement of the rights of Veer, its licensors or content providers or third parties, and you agree to pay an access fee equal to twenty times (20x) the normal license fee for the use of each and every Comping Image used in an unauthorized manner. This fee serves as agreed upon liquidated damages and not as a penalty
       
      Note: If you have any questions regarding application of the above limitations or restrictions, or you wish to request Sensitive Issues clearance from Veer, please contact us.

Model, Property and Other Releases and Consents

You can contact Veer directly to obtain a copy of a model release and/or property release where required. You acknowledge that Veer gives no representation warranty, guarantee or undertaking that any rights, releases or consents which are required, desirable or necessary for reproduction are or will be obtained whether in relation to the use of names, people, intellectual property rights or any underlying works of whatever nature depicted in any Image, or that any waivers of any moral rights have been obtained. You must satisfy yourself that all necessary rights, model releases or consents and waivers as may be required or desirable or necessary for reproduction are obtained. Delivery of an existing release (upon request) by Veer to you does not warrant validity of such release.

Collection and Use of Information About You

Veer may from time to time monitor your use of the Web Site and collect, store, use and disclose information about you. See our privacy policy located at http://www.veer.com/about/privacy/ for specific details with respect to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of information about you. You may, at any time, request access to, correct and delete personal information about you stored by Veer by contacting us directly. Please note that if you use Veer’s Community Pages, including blogs and discussion threads described further below, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these pages.

FOR THE PROTECTION OF VEER AND ITS CONTRIBUTORS, MATERIALS AND CONTENT ON THIS WEB SITE MAY BE VISIBLY, INVISIBLY, OR ELECTRONICALLY WATERMARKED AND MAY INCLUDE THE USE OF EMBEDDED DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY. SUCH TECHNOLOGY MAY PERMIT ONLINE CRAWLING OR TRACKING BY VEER OR THIRD PARTIES OF MATERIALS AND CONTENT OBTAINED FROM THIS VEER WEB SITE, AND OTHER METHODS OF PROTECTING, MONITORING, OR TRACKING THE UNAUTHORIZED USE OF CONTENT.

Community Forum Pages on the Veer Web Site

The Web Site may contain chat rooms, discussion forums, bulletin boards, review services or other forums in which you or third parties may post Content, messages, materials or other items on the Web Site ("Community Pages").

If Veer provides such Community Pages, You are solely responsible for your use of such Community Pages and use them at your own risk. You agree that all the information posted or accessed will be used only for your individual personal purposes. You will not make any other unauthorized use of this Web Site, or any interactive features available on this Web Site. You agree that you are responsible for your own use of the Web Site, for any Content you upload, and for any consequences thereof.

  1. Profiles. For use of Community Pages, Veer will enable registered users to create a community profile of themselves, including interests and favorites. Please note that if you delete your profile, all Content you submit (“User Content”), including work and information created by that user may be deleted.

  2. Permitted Use of Community Pages:

    1. Subject to the terms of this Agreement, you may post User Content consisting of images, tags, keywords, reviews, comments, and other material relating to Content; send communications; and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.” Hotlinking to other third party web sites is permitted, subject to the terms and conditions of the third party web sites you are linking to.

    2. In posting any User Content, you represent and warrant that:

      1. you are the sole owner of the User Content and its copyright and/or have the right to grant Veer the rights in the User Content set forth in this agreement;

      2. the User Content is original and does not infringe on or violate or misappropriate the statutory copyright or common law rights of privacy, publicity, or moral rights of any third party;

      3. the User Content is not pornographic or obscene nor does it defame any third party;

      4. the User Content does not contain any illegal material or promote illegal activities; and

      5. the User Content does not contain any material that denigrates or attacks any persons based on race, religion, national origin or sexual orientation.

    3. You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of material or User Content posted or submitted to the Web Site.

    4. Veer reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such material, but does not regularly review posted User Content. Tags, keywords, reviews, and comments posted on, and other material or content submitted to or through the Web Site are public, not private, and while Veer reserves the right (but not the obligation) to screen postings, no posting on or submission to or through Web Site should be considered approved, reviewed, or endorsed by Veer.

    5. Veer may engage a third party/third party web site to host the Community Pages, and that use of such site may require you to agree to that site’s terms and conditions in addition to those set forth herein. Veer is not responsible for the practices (including privacy practices) of such site.

    6. You agree to abide by the Code of Conduct linked to the Community Pages.

  3. Grant of Rights/Indemnity.

    1. For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your User Content. However, if you do post or submit any User Content to or through the Web Site, you grant Veer and its affiliates, licensees, and sub-licensees a nonexclusive, royalty-free, fully assignable and sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such User Content on the Web Site and for Veer’s (and its successors and affiliates’) business, throughout the world in any media formats and you grant each user a non-exclusive license to access your User Content as permitted under these Terms of Use. The license granted by you will terminate in a reasonable time after you remove or delete the User Content from the Web Site, however Veer may retain, but not display, distribute or perform copies of such User Content for archival purposes.

    2. You grant Veer and its affiliates and sub-licensees the right to use the name and avatar that you submit in connection with such User Content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the User Content that you post; that the information provided in association with the User Content is accurate; that use of the User Content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity;

    3. The Web Site is not intended to be used as back up drive or asset management system. You are responsible for backing up your data and any User Content you submit to the Web Site, and Veer provides no warranty or guarantee that User Content you have submitted will be available from the Web Site.

    4. Veer takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content posted by you or any third party on the Community Pages. You understand and agree that for purposes of any Community Pages, Veer is acting only as a Service Provider as defined in 17 U.S.C. § 512 and as an Interactive Computer Service as defined in 47 U.S.C. § 230(f)(2). As such, Veer only operates the pages from which contributors may offer and users may post User Content, information and materials. Veer does not act as an agent for such contributors and does not guarantee the safety, quality or legality of the contributor content or the accuracy of the information provided.

    5. Accordingly, you irrevocably waive and unconditionally release and waive any and all claims, demands, damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, you may have or assert against Veer relating to or arising out of any use of User Content or of these Community Pages.

Disclaimer of Warranties

All Content is provided “as is” without any warranties of any kind. You understand and agree that the use of the Content is at your sole risk.

VEER MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS WITH RESPECT TO ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND SOFTWARE AND, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY APPLICABLE LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED, REGARDING THE CONTENT (INCLUDING PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND SOFTWARE), INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES OR CONDITIONS REGARDING ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, AVAILABILITY, EFFECTIVENESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, SECURITY, PRIVACY, TITLE, USEFULNESS, SUITABILITY, QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FURTHER, VEER MAKES NO REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE THAT THE CONTENT (INCLUDING PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND SOFTWARE) WILL BE SATISFACTORY TO YOUR NEEDS, MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, OR BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, ACCURATE, SECURE OR FREE FROM ERRORS.

Limitation of Liability

Veer assumes no responsibility to You or any third party for the consequences of any inaccuracy, error or omission on the web site, regardless of cause.

VEER, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS OR EMPLOYEES, SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR DAMAGE OR LOSS OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE VEER.COM WEB SITE OR ANY CONTENT (INCLUDING PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND SOFTWARE) PROVIDED THEREIN, OR ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF ANY WEB SITE LINKED HERETO, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY LOST PROFITS, LOST OPPORTUNITIES, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, AGGRAVATED, ECONOMIC OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE, EVEN IF VEER IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE OR LOSS OR OF A CLAIM BY ANOTHER PARTY.

ALTHOUGH VEER TAKES PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION, THERE IS NO GUARANTEE, AND VEER MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, THAT PERSONAL AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION TRANSMITTED TO OR FROM OR STORED ON THE WEB SITE, OR TRANSMITTED OVER THE INTERNET GENERALLY, WILL BE MAINTAINED CONFIDENTIAL AND SECURE. VEER ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY PERTAINING TO THE RECEIPT, STORAGE, TRANSMISSION OR OTHER USE OF PERSONAL OR CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU TO VEER, UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN A WRITTEN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND VEER.

VEER, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS AND EMPLOYEES CUMULATIVE TOTAL LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS THAT YOU MAY SUFFER FROM ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, GROSS NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHERWISE) SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT, IF ANY, PAID BY YOU TO VEER IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE TIME THAT THE DAMAGES OR LOSS FIRST OCCURRED. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT VEER’S PRICING REFLECTS THIS ALLOCATION OF RISK AND THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SPECIFIED IN THIS AGREEMENT.

IN NO EVENT WILL VEER’S TOTAL MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ANY CLAIMS ARISING FROM USE OF THE WEB SITE EXCEED $100.00.

 

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold Veer Incorporated, its affiliates, agents, licensors, suppliers, or their respective directors or employees, harmless against any and all actions, claims, costs, damages, demands, liabilities, proceedings, expenses or loss of any kind (including legal and other fees and disbursements) sustained, incurred or paid by Veer arising out of the access to or use of the Web Site or any Content (including Products and services and Third party Content) contained in or on the Web Site, including any claims arising out of Content you supply via the Community Pages.

User Acknowledgements

You acknowledge and agree that inherent in the procurement, compiling, collecting, interpreting, reporting, communicating, delivering and inputting digitally of the Content, there will be a degree of error which cannot be avoided even with standards of quality control which exceed industry standards. You further acknowledge that Third Party Content and User Content are provided by third parties and that Veer cannot control such Content.

Your Account

Registration with Veer grants you certain privileges. If you have signed up for a basic account, Veer may require you to furnish additional information or agree to additional terms before permitting you to access certain features of the Web Site, or purchasing a license to Content. In applying for a Veer user account, you agree to furnish true and accurate information. Veer reserves sole discretion over whether to grant you an account, and you agree to access the authorized sections of the Web Site and your account only by using the account number and password supplied to you by Veer.

You acknowledge and agree that the account provided by Veer to you so that you may access, utilize or otherwise enjoy the Web Site, and the password selected by and used by you in conjunction with the account to access, utilize or otherwise enjoy the web site, are to be kept secret and confidential. You shall not disclose your account information, including your account number, account name, or password to any other party without the express written permission of Veer. You further acknowledge and agree that you will be responsible for each and every access, use or enjoyment of the Content that occurs in conjunction with the account and password given to you by Veer, and that Veer is authorized to accept the account information and password as conclusive evidence that you have accessed, utilized, or otherwise enjoyed the Content.

You acknowledge and agree that you are fully responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information, including your account number, account name, and/or password, if applicable. You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for damages and repercussions resulting from all uses of your account, whether actually or expressly authorized by you. If you suspect you are being impersonated, contact us immediately. Veer reserves the right to disclose any information, including registration data, in order to comply with any applicable laws and/or government requests for the protection of Veer and its members.

The following constitute violations of this Agreement and may result in immediate termination or suspension of your account:

  1. any use of the Web Site or any Content for illegal purposes, or in support of illegal activities. Veer reserves the right to cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured third parties in the investigation of any suspected crime or civil wrongdoing;

  2. harming, or attempt to harm, minors in any way, including, but not limited to child pornography;

  3. transmitting any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that threatens or encourages bodily harm or destruction of property, or that harasses another;

  4. making commercial use of any Veer Community Pages, including offering to sell or selling goods or services via the forum,

  5. making fraudulent offers to sell or buy products, items, or services (including Content), or to advance any type of financial scam such as “pyramid schemes,” “ponzi schemes,” and “chain letters";

  6. adding, removing or modifying identifying network header information in an effort to deceive or mislead, or attempting to impersonate any person by using forged headers or other identifying information;

  7. transmitting any unsolicited commercial or unsolicited bulk e-mail, or malicious intent to impede another person’s use of electronic mail services or news, or forging any message header, in part or whole, of any electronic transmission, originating or passing through the Veer service;

  8. accessing, or to attempt to access, the accounts of others, or to penetrate, or attempt to penetrate, security measures of Veer’s or another entity’s computer software or hardware, electronic communications system, or telecommunications system, whether or not the intrusion results in the corruption or loss of data;

  9. transmitting any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other proprietary rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, the unauthorized copying of copyrighted material, the digitization and distribution of photographs from magazines, books, or other copyrighted sources, and the unauthorized transmittal of copyrighted software;

  10. collecting, or attempt to collect, personal information about third parties without their knowledge or consent in violation of any applicable statute or ordinance;

  11. any activity that affects the ability of other people or systems to use Veer Services or the Internet. This includes “denial of service” (DOS) attacks against another network host or individual user. Interference with or disruption of other network users, services or equipment is prohibited;

  12. any knowing misrepresentation or misleading statement, writing or activity made with the intent that the person receiving it will act upon it;

  13. intentional distributions of software that attempts to and/or causes damage, harassment, or annoyance to persons, data, and/or computer systems, or use of software or any device that would facilitate a continued connection, i.e. pinging, while using Veer services;

  14. reselling or giving away free access to Veer services or resources.

Restricted Access

You agree that you will not attempt to enter restricted areas of Veer’s computer system or perform functions that you are not authorized to perform pursuant to this Agreement. Veer may, without notice, temporarily or permanently suspend your access to the Web Site and the Content by deactivating your account or password if Veer reasonably suspects that you are using the account or password to obtain unauthorized access to Veer’s other systems or information, or are using the account or password in any other inappropriate manner. These suspensions will be for a period of time necessary to permit the thorough investigation of such suspended activity. Veer may terminate this Agreement immediately without notice if it is determined that you have undertaken such unauthorized activity or if such unusual activity cannot be reasonably explained.

Amendments to the Web Site

You agree and acknowledge that Veer may modify any or all of the veer.com web site at any time and that the web site, including without limitation any sites associated thereto, may periodically be unavailable to you in order to allow for maintenance and updates.

Termination of this Agreement

This Agreement is effective until terminated by Veer, in its sole and absolute discretion. Veer may terminate this Agreement with or without notice to you and will do so if you use or attempt to use the web site or the Content therein in any manner contrary to the terms of this Agreement. Any such termination by Veer shall be in addition to and without prejudice to such rights and remedies as may be available to Veer, including the suspension or termination of your account or password and injunctive relief enjoining such acts or attempts, it being acknowledged by you that other legal remedies are inadequate.

The Ownership of Content and Intellectual Property Protection, Collection and Use of Information About You, Disclaimer of Warranties, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification, and Termination provisions of this Agreement shall survive the termination or expiry of this Agreement.

Trademark Information

The trademarks and logos (“Marks”) displayed on the Web Site are the property of Veer or other third parties. You are not permitted to use the Marks without the prior written consent of Veer or such third party that may own the Marks. Words used in type samples are for illustrative purposes only and do not imply endorsement or ownership. If actual names, companies, bands, and song titles are used, it’s in a spirit of tribute and free advertising.

See also: Trademarks

Third Party Web Sites

This site links users to sites not maintained by Veer. You are advised that any use of a linked web site and any use of or reliance upon Third Party Content (including products and services) available at such sites is solely at your own risk. In providing links to the other sites, Veer is in no way acting as a publisher or disseminator of the material contained on those other sites and does not seek to monitor or control such sites. Veer cannot and does not make any representations or warranties with respect to any Third Party Content (including products and services) available through these links and disclaims all liability relating to your use of or reliance upon any Third Party Content (including products and services) available at or through such sites and disclaims any opinions expressed on such web sites. Links to other web sites or references to Third Party Content (including products and services) or publications other than those of Veer do not imply the endorsement or approval of such web sites, Third Party Content (including products and services) or publications by Veer.

General Legal Terms and Conditions

No delay or failure by Veer to exercise any right hereunder, and no partial or single exercise thereof, shall be deemed to constitute a waiver of such right, or any other rights hereunder. Any consent by Veer to or any waiver of, a breach of any express or implied term of this Agreement, shall not constitute a consent to, waiver of, or excuse of any subsequent or other breach of any express or implied term of this Agreement. No waiver, alteration, or modification by Veer of any of the provisions of this Agreement shall be binding unless in writing signed by a duly authorized representative of Veer against which enforcement of such waiver, alteration, or modification is sought. If any term, covenant, or condition of this Agreement, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance shall, to any extent, be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of this Agreement, or the application of such term, covenant, or condition to persons or circumstances other than those to which it is held invalid or unenforceable, shall not be affected thereby, and each term, covenant, or condition of this Agreement shall be valid, and be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Any dispute regarding this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York and applicable U.S. Federal law, including Title 17 of the U.S. Code, as amended. The parties agree to accept the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in New York, USA, regardless of conflicts of laws. This Agreement shall not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the application of which is expressly disclaimed. In any dispute between Veer and you, Veer shall be entitled to recover its reasonable attorneys’ fees, legal expert fees, and other legal expenses from you.

International Users

The Web Site can be accessed from countries around the world and may contain references to Content, including products and services, that are not available in your country. These references do not imply that Veer intends to market, promote, or distribute such Content, including products and services, in your country.

The Web Site is controlled, operated, and administered by Veer from its offices within the United States of America. Veer makes no representation that the Web site, or the Content available therein, are appropriate or available for use at other locations outside the United States, and access to the web site from countries or territories where the web site or any of its Contents are illegal is prohibited. If you access the Web Site from a location outside the United States, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws.

In the event you choose to pay with credit card and the payment will be processed via a European acquirer, the payment processing services will be provided through Corbis Images UK LTD on behalf of Corbis Holdings, Inc. and any of its subsidiaries.

Copyright Infringement Notification

Veer may terminate the accounts of Users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been used or copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and such infringement is occurring on the Site or in any Content, send Veer’s copyright agent a notice containing: (i) a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner; (ii) a description of the copyrighted work or works that you claim have been infringed and identification of what material in such work(s) is claimed to be infringing; (iii) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site (including without limitation the product identifier(s) for Content); (iv) information sufficient to permit Veer to contact you, such as your physical address, telephone number, and email address; (v) a statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material you identified is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (vi) a statement by you that the information in your notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

Veer’s copyright agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:

Corbis Copyright Agent
c/o General Counsel
710 Second Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

Web Site User Agreement
September, 2012

See also: Privacy Statement