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In this document, the 'Web Site' refers to any material published on the following domains owned by urban75: urban75.com, urban75.net urban75.org, u75.org and any other future branded domains.
1. Rules and Regulations.
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regulations, urban75 reserves the right to seek all remedies available by
law and in equity for such violations. These rules and regulations apply to
all visits to the urban75 Web Site, both now and in the future.
2. Limited License
Please note that all material on this site - unless otherwise stated -
is copyright © urban75 1996-2014, and
no words, photographs, games or graphic material may be used without our express permission.
urban75 hereby authorises you to copy materials published by urban75
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subject to the conditions set out below. In
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PUBLISH, TRANSMIT OR CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS OF ANY MATERIAL FOUND ON THIS
SITE FOR ANY PUBLIC OR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES.
3. URBAN75 PHOTOGRAPHY/GAMES/GRAPHICS
Photo use FAQ:
What do you mean by copyright?
It means that the photographs, games and graphics on this site are the property of urban75 and cannot be used without permission.
Can I download the photographs/games/graphics?
You may download the photographs/games/graphics and store them on your own machine for your own personal use - e.g. as a desktop wallpaper. You are not allowed to download them onto a machine that you do not own, e.g. machines in a school, College, University, Library or Cybercafe etc., or load them onto a server.
Can I distribute the photographs/games/graphics? e.g. send a friend a copy by email
They are for your personal use only, they must not be distributed, loaned, hired or sold to anyone else.
Can I use your photography in a School/College project?
If you want to use the material in a school or college project, we would expect to be asked beforehand. In some cases we will give permission, provided that the project is non profit making and the project does not involve publication on the Web, or distribution or publication in any other medium.
Can I upload or share the photos on Facebook, Twitter or other Social Media?
You are not allowed to upload the photos anywhere online without permission.
Can the photographs/games/graphics be shared on a CD/USB stick etc?
You are not allowed to distribute them on any storage media.
Can the photographs be used in a screensaver?
The photos can be used to make a screensaver provided that the screensaver is for your own personal use. It must not be sold or distributed.
Can the photographs be used on a T-shirt, Mugs, Mouse mats etc.?
You do not have permission to use the photographs on any commercial product. If you wish to license photographs from us, please read the section below.
Can the photographs be used on my Web page?
The material on the urban75 site can not be used on any other Web pages directly or indirectly without our permission.
Understanding copyright and the internet
10 bogus excuses people use when stealing photos from the internet
Why can't we use Google images on our website?
Factsheet: UK copyright law
Copyright Fair Use and How it Works for Online Images (US)
Photo licensing/commercial usage:
Our photos have been reproduced on book covers, international magazines and newspapers. Most images have been shot on 35mm film and digital compact and dSLR cameras.
If you wish to use any of our photos commercially, permission will have to be obtained from urban75 directly and a fee paid
To calculate an appropriate cost for photo usage, please forward the URLs for the images, your intended usage (distribution, print run etc), and any image/resolution requirements.
Please note that the image can only be used in line with the original request and can not be reproduced elsewhere without permission.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your request.
To deter Webmasters from using our material on other Webpages or using them
outside the above permitted uses, we have been advised to set a scale of standard
charges for unauthorised use.
This makes it extremely easy to obtain significant
damages for unauthorised use of the material, by applying the legal process from
any court in a country that is a signatory to the Berne Convention, most
Countries in the world have signed this convention.
The scale of charges are:
500 US dollars per Week per photo/game/graphic, starting from
the date of the infringement.
Unpaid bills accrue interest.
incurred by us and the collection Agency, in the collection of these fees
are also chargeable.
Photo info: There is a technology available from Digimarc
Corporation which enables a digital watermark to be embedded into the image,
this company has a robot that scans the Web looking for images with a watermark which notifies the registered owner of the photo and the URL address where it
found the photo.
3. General Disclaimer.
Although urban75 has attempted to provide accurate information on the Web
Site, urban75 assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the
information. urban75 may change the content at any
time without notice. Mention of non-urban75 web sites or services is for
information purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a
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CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST
PROFITS OR REVENUES, COSTS OF REPLACEMENT GOODS, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO DATA
ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE
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4. Transmission of Personal Data/User Communications.
Except as required by law, urban75 will maintain the confidentiality of all personal information transmitted to urban75 by the user. Unless specifically labeled otherwise, any feedback you provide at this Web Site (via feedback forms, emails or 'private messages') shall be deemed to be non-confidential and urban75 will have no obligation to protect such information and may use such information in any way it chooses.
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Internet site linked to this Web Site is at the user's own risk and
urban75 is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any
information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on these sites.
urban75 provides these links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of
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6. Access to Password Protected/Secure Areas.
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is restricted to authorised users only. Unauthorised individuals attempting
to access these areas of the Web Site may be subject to prosecution.
Copyright Web site: www.benedict.com/
World Intellectual Property Org: www.wipo.org/
Copyright licensing agency: http://www.cla.co.uk
Top Ten Copyright Myths: www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.html
UK Govt guidelines www.intellectual-property.gov.uk
Digital watermarking: www.digimarc.com