Copyright, Licenses and User Submissions

The entire contents of this Valley Cultural Art Society Website (VCAS) are protected by international copyright and trademark laws and other proprietary rights. The owners of the copyrights and trademarks are Art Explorers AZ, Inc., its affiliates and/or other third party licensors, if any, and owners/creators of individual artworks. YOU MAY NOT MODIFY, COPY, REPRODUCE, REPUBLISH, TRANSMIT, OR DISTRIBUTE, IN ANY MANNER, THE MATERIAL ON THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING TEXT, GRAPHICS, CODE AND/OR SOFTWARE. Please contact us if you wish to copy or reproduce anything from this website for any reason.

You may not use any robots, spiders, or similar data mining, data gathering or extraction tools or manual processes to collect, gather or copy any content or data on or related to this Website in a manner not authorized by Valley Cultural Art Society and/or Art Explorers AZ, Inc. in writing. You may not engage in practices of “screen scraping,” “database scraping” or any other practice or activity the purpose of which is to obtain lists of users, portions of a database, or other lists or information from this Website, in any manner and any quantities not authorized by VCAS/ AEAZ in writing. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout or form) of VCAS or its affiliates without express written consent. You may not use meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing the VCAS name or trademarks without the express written consent of VCAS or AEAZ.

Content submitted by users for inclusion on the Service (including, without limitation, any information submitted on message boards, forums or other public areas of the Service) is sometimes referred to in these Terms of Service as “User Submissions.” Whether or not any User Submission is published, it will be subject to these Terms of Service.VCAS or AEAZ does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to a User Submission, regardless of whether or not it is published. You are solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. You represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents and permissions to your User Submissions (and all content included therein), including the right to authorize VCAS/AEAZ to use the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Service and these Terms of Service.

You hereby grant to VCAS/AEAZ a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual license, with the right to sub-license, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform any User Submissions or any other materials or information (including, without limitation, ideas for new or improved products or services) you communicate to VCAS/AEAZ by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed. You also grant to VCAS/AEAZ the right to use your name in connection with the submitted materials and other information as well as in connection with all advertising, marketing and promotional material related thereto. You agree that you shall have no recourse against VCAS/AEAZ for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communications to VCAS/AEAZ. Exceptions will be limited to your submissions for the Gallery and our agreement pertaining to it.

VCAS/AEAZ will not tolerate violations of intellectual property rights on the Service. If you are a copyright owner and believe that any User Submission or other content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). To provide VCAS/AEAZ notice of an infringement, you must provide a written communication to the attention of “DMCA Infringement Notification Dept.” HERE that sets forth the information specified by the DMCA (see http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap5.html#512). You may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that an activity is infringing your copyright.