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Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions govern your use of Axisweb and all related memberships, services, content and products.

These Terms, together with our Privacy PolicyCommunity GuidelinesMember Contact Guidelines and any other terms specifically referred to on the website, constitute a legally binding agreement (the "Agreement") between you and Axis web in relatoin to you use of the website, memberships, services and products ("Axisweb.org").

Acceptance of Terms of Use

Please read these Terms and Conditions, Privacy PolicyCommunity GuidelinesMember Contact Guidelines, very carefully.

If you do not agree to any of the provisions set out in those documents, you should not use the Website or any of the Services. By accessing or using the Platform, registering an account, or by viewing, accessing, streaming, uploading or downloading any information or content from or to the Platform, you represent and warrant that you have read and understood the Terms of Use, will abide by them.

If you are under 16, you confirm that you have the permission of your parent or guardian to use Axisweb.org.

Changes to Terms of Use
We reserve the right to change, alter, replace or otherwise modify these Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, Community Guidelines and Member Contact Guidelines at any time. The date of the last amendments is stated at the end of these Terms of Use.

It is your responsibility to check this page for updates.

We will highlight on the website any changes to these Terms of Use. In addition if you register an account and these Terms of Use are subsequently changed in any material respect, we will notify you in advance by sending a message to your Axisweb.org account and/or to the email address you have provided us. You will have no obligation to continue using the Platform, but if you do not terminate your account as described in the Termination section below, your continued use of Axisweb.org will constitute acceptance of the revised Terms of Use.

Description of the Axisweb.org

Axisweb provides a showcase for artists and art professionals to promote their work. Registered users (depending on your account and membership type) can contact Directory members, submit, upload and post images, text, comments and other content, data or information (“Content”), which will be stored by Axisweb at the direction of such registered users, and may be accessed, viewed, shared, commented on by other users of the website using the tools and features provided as part of Axisweb.org.

We may from time to time release new tools, features and services on Axisweb.org, which will be subject to these Terms of Use as well as any additional terms of use.

Your Axisweb.org account
You are not obliged to register to use Axisweb.org. However, access to certain services is only available to registered users.

When you register with the Axisweb.org you will provide us with your email address and choose a username and password for your account. You must ensure that the email address is valid. Any information you provide about yourself will be treated in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your username and password, and you will remain responsible for any use of your username and password and all activity of your account, whether or not authorised by you.

If your username or password is lost or stolen, or you believe your account has been accessed by someone unauthorised, you must notify Axisweb by email or telephone immediately and should change your password at the earliest possible opportunity.

We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your account if activities occur that would constitute a violation of these Terms of Use, or our Community Guidelines, or our Member Contact Guidelines, or an infringement or violation of the rights of any third party, or of any applicable laws or regulations.

You may terminate your account at any time as described in the Termination section below.

Your use of Axisweb.org
Subject to your compliance with these Terms of Use, our Community Guidelines, and our Member Contact Guidelines, Axisweb grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, revocable, non-assignable and non-transferable right and licence to use Axisweb.org to:

  1. submit, upload and post content
  2. participate in forums and discussions
  3. contact members with profiles
  4. use the tools and features provided

The above licence is on the condition of the following:

  1. You must not copy, reproduce, republish, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use Axisweb.org content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use.
  2. You must not adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any Axisweb.org content except for your own personal, non-commercial use. 
  3. You must not use any content (other than your own content) in any way that is designed to create a separate content service or that replicates any part of Axisweb.org.
  4. You must not alter or remove, attempt to alter or remove, any trademark, copyright or other proprietary or legal notices contained in, or appearing on, Axisweb.org, or any content appearing on the Platform (other than your content).
  5. You must not use Axisweb.org to submit, upload or share content:
    (a) 
    that is offensive, abusive, unlawful, harassing, defamatory, threatening, harmful, obscene, profane, offensive on the grounds of race, religion, sexual orientation or gender or otherwise objectionable.
    (b) 
    that violates, plagiarises or infringes the rights of third parties including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, trade secrets, privacy, publicity, personal proprietary rights or any other rights.
    (c) 
    which infringes or is contrary to any law.
    (d) 
    any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, spam or any other form of solicitation.
  6. You must not engage in or promote anything that would constitute a criminal offence or otherwise violate any law or regulation.
  7. You must not permit any third party to use your account for their content.
  8. You must not deliberately impersonate any person or entity by registering an account in the name of another person or company.
  9. You must not threaten, abuse or otherwise harass another user or Axisweb employee.
  10. You must not attempt to use another person’s account, unless you have express permission from that person.

You agree to comply with the above conditions and acknowledge and agree that Axisweb has the right to terminate your account or take such action as it sees fit.

Your Content
Any images, text and other content, data or information that you upload, store and make available via Axisweb.org is generated and controlled solely by you.

You must not upload images, text or any other content for which you do not hold the necessary rights.

Any infringement may result in the termination of your account and may result in additional action.

Grant of Licence
By uploading or posting your content to Axisweb.org, you:

  1. Authorise Axisweb to use, transmit, distribute, publically display, make available and use other communications to the public.
  2. Grant Axisweb a non-exclusive worldwide licence under copyright and any other intellectual property rights or similar rights existing elsewhere in the world to enable the delivery of Axisweb services.
  3. Give permission to Axisweb to use, reproduce and publish your content on Axisweb.org (or any part of extract from Axisweb.org) in any other digital or non-digital format, for the purpose of promoting and delivering the services of Axisweb.
  4. Grant Axisweb permission to change the way your content is presented, at any time without giving notice, including without limitation by amending the format, size, cropping or editing.

Licences with respect to comments or other contributions that you make on Axisweb.org will be perpetual and irrevocable, and will continue notwithstanding any termination of your account.

Removal of your content from your account will automatically result in the deletion of the relevant files from Axisweb’s systems and servers. However, you acknowledge and agree that Axisweb is not obligated to ensure the deletion of your content from any servers or systems as a result of syndication or sharing.

Representations and Warranties
You hereby represent and warrant Axisweb as follows:

  1. You are the owner of the copyright and other intellectual property rights or that you have authority / necessary permission of the copyright owner(s).
  2. Your content available via Axisweb.org does not and will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including, without limitation, any intellectual property rights, performers’ rights, rights of privacy or publicity, or rights in confidential information.
  3. You have obtained any and all necessary consents, permissions and/or releases from any and all persons appearing in your content in order to include their name, voice, performance or likeness in your content and to publish the same on Axisweb.org.
  4. Your content, including any comments that you may post on Axisweb.org, is not and will not be offensive, abusive, unlawful, harassing, libellous, defamatory, threatening, harmful, obscene, profane, offensive on the grounds of race, religion, sexual orientation or gender or otherwise objectionable, will not promote violence, terrorism, or illegal acts, or incite hatred.
  5. Your content does not and will not create any liability on the part of Axisweb, subsidiaries, associates, employees or trustees.

Axisweb reserves the rights to remove your content or terminate access to Axisweb.org or pursue legal remedies if your content is found to breach the Terms of Use.

Liability for content
You hereby acknowledge and agree that Axisweb:

  1. Stores content and other information at the direction and with the authorisation of its users.
  2. Acts as a host for the uploading, storage and distribution of such content.
  3. Curates and showcases selected content as part of its charitable remit.
  4. Is not responsible for the views expressed by users.
  5. Has no liability, to the fullest extent permitted by law, for (a) any claim that may arise from any content uploaded to Axisweb.org by users.
    (b) 
    any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in the content on Axisweb.org. 
  6. Is indemnified by you, to the fullest extent permitted by law, against any legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by Axisweb as a result of your breach of these Terms of Use.

Reporting Infringements
If you discover any content on Axisweb.org that you believe infringes your copyright, please report using the following methods:

Email: support@axisweb.org
Telephone: +44 (0)1924 200502
Post: Axisweb, The Art House, Drury Lane, Wakefield WF1 2TE

Third party websites and services
Axisweb provides you with access to third party websites and services. Axisweb does not have or maintain any control over third party websites and services, and is not and cannot be responsible for their content, operation or use. Any link to a third party website or service does not amount to any endorsement by Axisweb and any use of such website or service is at your own risk.

Removal of content
Axisweb reserves the right to remove or delete any content at any time, for any reason and without liability, if we have reason to believe that such content does or might infringe the rights of any third party, is in breach of these Terms of Use, our Community Guidelines, our Member Contact Guidelines, or applicable law, or is otherwise unacceptable to Axisweb.

Repeat infringers
Axisweb will suspend your access to Axisweb.org if we determine that you have repeatedly breached these Terms of Use our Community Guidelines or our Member Contact Guidelines.

In the event of a breach, we will send you a written warning by email. Any user that received more than two of these warnings is liable to have their access to Axisweb.org terminated.

We will also suspend your account without warning, if ordered to do so by a court and/or in other appropriate circumstances, as determined by Axisweb.

Please note that we do not offer refunds to paid account holders whose accounts are terminated as a result of repeated infringements of these Terms of Use or our Community Guidelines or our Member Contact Guidelines.

Disclaimer
While Axisweb shall endeavour to make Axisweb.org available at all times, we will not be liable if, for any reason, the website is unavailable for any period of time. Access to Axisweb.org may be suspended at any time without prior notice being given.

Axisweb does not warrant that functions available on Axisweb.org will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that Axisweb or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs. You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to implement sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.

Limitation of liability
Axisweb is not liable for any of the following losses or damage (whether such damage or losses were foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise):
(a) loss of data;
(b) loss of revenue or anticipated profits;
(c) loss of business;
(d) loss of opportunity;
(e) loss of goodwill or injury to reputation;
(f) losses suffered by third parties; or
(g) any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of Axisweb.org regardless of the form of action.

Indemnification
You hereby agree to indemnify Axisweb to the fullest extent permitted by law, against any legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by Axisweb as a result of:

  1. any violation by you of these Terms of Use, our Community Guidelines or our Member Contact Guidelienes.
  2. any third party claim for infringement of copyright or other intellectual property rights or other privacy issues arising from your content on Axisweb.org.
  3. any activity related to your account, be it by you or by any other person accessing your account with or without your consent.

Data protection and privacy and Cookies
All personal data that you upload to Axisweb will be collected, stored and used in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

In addition we use cookies for statistical purposes, to help us understand how people are using Axisweb.org, so that we can continue to improve the services we offer.

By accepting these Terms of Use and using Axisweb.org, you accept the terms of the Privacy Policy.

Membership Plans and Subscriptions
Certain features of Axisweb.org are only available to registered users who subscribe for “paid” Membership Plans. A detailed description of our “paid” Membership Plans, including pricing and their associated features can be found here.

The purchase of subscriptions for Membership Plans is subject to additional terms, which you can find here.

Changes to Axisweb, accounts and pricing

Axisweb reserves the right at any time, for any reason, to suspend, discontinue, terminate or stop providing access to Axisweb.org or any part thereof. Axisweb shall always aim to notify registered users of such a decision in advance.

Axisweb may change the features of any type of account, may withdraw or introduce new features at any time and may change prices charged for any of its paid accounts from time to time. In the event of any increase in the price or reduction in the features of any paid account to which you have subscribed, such change(s) will be communicated to you and will take effect with respect to any subsequent renewal of your subscription.

Termination
You may terminate this agreement at any time by sending notice by writing to Axisweb at:

Email: support@axisweb.org
Post: Axisweb, The Art House, Drury Lane, Wakefield, WF1 2TE

If you have a paid account and terminate this agreement before the end of your subscription, we are unable to offer any refund for any unused period of your subscription.

Axisweb may suspend your access to Axisweb.org and/or terminate this agreement at any time if you are deemed to be a repeat infringer as described above or you are in breach of these Terms of Use or Community Guidelines or our Member Contact Guidelines.

On termination of your account, any and all of your content will be deleted by Axisweb, with the exception of content that we are obliged or permitted to retain, which could include data or information, in accordance with applicable laws and/or to protect our business interests.

Axisweb is not able to provide you with any copy of your content.

The provisions of these Terms of Use that are intended by their nature to survive the termination or cancellation of this agreement will survive the termination of this agreement.

Entire agreement
These Terms of Use, together with the Community Guidelines, Member Contact Guidelines and Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and Axisweb with respect to your use of Axisweb.org, and supersedes any prior agreement between you and Axisweb.

Jurisdiction
These terms shall be governed by English law and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Disclosures
The services offered by Axisweb, a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales. (Reg no. 2595018) and a registered charity ( Reg charity no. 1002841).

More information about Axisweb is available here

You may contact us by using the following methods:

Email: support@axisweb.org
Telephone: +44 (0)1924 200502
Post: Axisweb, The Art House, Drury Lane, WAKEFIELD WF1 2TE

These Terms of Use were last amended: 12 April 2016