Terms and conditions

Copyright

The text and photographs contained in this website are protected by copyright. Copyright owners are identified in the information about each photograph.

You may use this material for your own private study, non-commercial research, and instructional or educational purposes.

Photographs can be purchased by account holders and used for the purposes described in “How to Buy Photographs”. Any resale of photographs to third parties is not permitted.

If you have purchased a photograph you will have permission from the relevant copyright owner to republish the material for the uses set out in “How to Buy Photographs”.

The collective content of this website is protected by copyright laws in relation to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 as amended. Every effort has been made to establish the copyright holders of the material presented. However, if visitors consider materials to be their copyright and can provide the necessary documentation, please contact us so that we may credit the materials properly or remove them.

Registration, Password and Security Obligations

In consideration of your use of the Brighton & Hove Photographic Collection you agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the account registration form.

You agree to maintain and promptly update your registration data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, QueenSpark Books has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the site (or any portion thereof).

You will receive a password and account designation upon completing the registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account.

You agree to immediately notify QueenSpark Books of any unauthorised use of your password or account and any other breach of security. QueenSpark Books cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this requirement.

Use of the Brighton & Hove Photographic Collection

You agree to not use the Brighton & Hove Photographic Collection to:
Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
Impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law;
Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that infringes copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials;
Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, - damage, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
Interfere with or disrupt the site or servers or networks connected to the site.

Photographs submitted to the Brighton & Hove Photographic Collection

You agree that any photographs you submit to the website may be included in the collection and / or used for the purpose of promoting the Brighton & Hove Photographic Collection.

You agree that submitted photographs can be offered for sale on the website. Contributors will not receive royalties for the sale of any submitted images - see “How to buy photographs”.

QueenSpark Books is under no obligation to publish any photograph submitted to the site. All submitted photographs will be subject to a moderation process prior to being included in the Brighton & Hove Photographic Collection.

Original photographs submitted to the site may need to be cropped by administrators to facilitate the creation of thumbnails or other display requirements. This cropping will be done with sensitivity to the subject of the image.

QueenSpark Books reserves the right to reject material on the grounds of copyright infringement, offensiveness or other legal considerations.

QueenSpark Books cannot accept contributions submitted for the purposes of marketing or advertising.

Use of material

The Brighton & Hove Photographic Collection website is maintained by QueenSpark Books.  Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance of these Terms of Use, which take effect from the date of first use.

Without the written permission of the relevant copyright holder, no part of these web pages may be published in any medium or transmitted to, or stored in, any publicly accessible website or other form of electronic retrieval system, nor accessed in such a manner as to make them appear part of any third party's web site or electronic database or retrieval system.

The names, marks and logos identifying the Brighton & Hove Photographic Collection and QueenSpark Books may not be reproduced without their prior written permission.

Links to other websites

We are not responsible for the content or reliability of any linked websites. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind.

Virus Protection Awareness

We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material downloaded from this website.

Service

We do not warrant that the functionality of this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits, arising out of or in connection with the use of the Brighton & Hove Photographic Collection website.

General

Unauthorised attempts to deny service, upload information, change information, or to attempt to access non-public data from this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable to the full extent of the laws of England and Wales. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. Please note that the site guidelines on copyright or data protection issues do not constitute legal advice.

Disclaimer

Whilst every care has been taken in its preparation, the Brighton & Hove Photographic Collection website and material relating to third party information, products and services, is provided 'as is', without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of accuracy, reliability, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy. Site visitors who rely on this information do so at their own risk.