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This agreement may be revised or updated without notice. You are advised to review it regularly.
The use of this Website
You warrant that You are of legal age to use the Website and to create binding legal obligations for any liability You may incur as a result of the use of the Website. You agree that You are responsible for all of your use of the site including for the use of your account by others.
The Website contains images uploaded by its members. All images and their descriptions and presentation in general ("Images") on the Website are the property of either Geographical Media Inc. and/or its members and are protected by international copyright laws. Images may be downloaded free of charge as long they are used in a decent way which does not violate our restrictions.
Africanphotos.gm and its members do their best to provide accurate information on Images and on the services of the Website, however against all our efforts there can be some typographical and technical errors on it. Geographical Media Inc. cannot be held liable for any losses or damages resulting from the inaccuracy of any information on the Website.
Any contributor can donate images to Africanphotos.gm which are available for free download on the Website.
Both parties acknowledge that from time to time You may upload photographs or graphics to the Website, and Africanphotos.gm will screen these uploads to see if they are suitable for distribution.
You authorize Africanphotos.gm to be your non-exclusive agent that licenses Images FOR FREE to third parties. Africanphotos.gm agrees not to sell these Images under any circumstances.
You acknowledge that under no circumstances can you demand money from Geographical Media Inc. or those using the Images for the use of said Images.
You also acknowledge that the Images may be used for promotional purposes for the Website.
Furthermore, You acknowledge that Africanphotos.gm does not allow the upload of Images that infringe on any copyright, property right, trademark or any other applicable right.
You are solely responsible for the Images You upload. You warrant that You own all proprietary rights regarding the Image, and as for Images depicting identifiable persons that You do your best to obtain a valid, legal and signed Model release from those parties to upload alongside the Image.
You acknowledge that even though We do our best to prevent it from happening, Africanphotos.gm cannot be held responsible for the misuse or abuse of any Image.
We also reserve the right to remove any approved Image at any time if We believe it's defective, of poor quality or infringe on any right. Serious copyright infringement issues such as uploading Images found on other stock photography sites result in the termination of this Agreement, the termination of your membership, and possible criminal prosecution.
You acknowledge not to upload any images that are pornographic or violent, or promote pornography, hate or crime. These images will be deleted immediately and may lead to the termination of this Agreement and the termination of your membership.
All photos displayed on Africanphotos.gm are available for free download.
Without limitation, Images may not be used as a trademark or service mark for any pornographic or unlawful purpose, to defame a person, to violate a person's right to privacy or publicity, to infringe upon any copyright, trade name, trademark, or service mark of any person/entity. Unauthorized use of these Images constitutes copyright infringement and shall entitle Geographical Media Inc. to exercise all rights and remedies under applicable copyright law, including an injunction preventing further use and monetary damages against all users and beneficiaries of the use of such Images. The foregoing is not a limiting statement of Geographical Media Inc.'s rights or remedies in connection with any unauthorized use.
Both parties can terminate your membership account for any reason with a written notice and proof of identity.
We do everything we can in order to protect your privacy. We have a strict no-spam policy. We do not rent, sell or share your personal details with 3rd parties without your consent unless we are required to do so by the law. You may receive occasional newsletters and stock imagery related promotional offers from us, but only if you have explicitly agreed to them.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Geographical Media Inc. and its officers, employees, shareholders, directors and suppliers against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees and expenses, arising out of or related to a breach of this Agreement, the use of this site and the use or the inability of use of any Image, your failure to abide by any restriction regarding the use of an Image, or any claim by a third party related to the use of an Image.
Warranty and Liability
THE WEBSITE AND THE IMAGES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS". WE OFFER NO WARRANTY, EXPLICIT OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY IMAGES, THE WEBSITE, THE ACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION, OR ANY RIGHTS OR LICENSES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. GEOGRAPHICAL MEDIA INC. DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE IMAGES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THEIR USE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE.
GEOGRAPHICAL MEDIA INC. SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY GENERAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OR LOST PROFITS OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, COSTS OR LOSSES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE IMAGES.