Terms of Service – Creative Invites and Events

Terms of Use ~ Creative Invites and Events
Terms of Use Last Updated May 2015

www.CreativeInvitesandEvents.com (the “Website” ) is brought to you by Creative Invites and Events (“we” or “us”). By visiting and/or using the Website, you fully and unconditionally agree to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not visit or use the Website. We may revise these Terms of Use at any time by updating this page. By using the Website, you agree to be bound by any such changes.

—  Submitted Designs  —  CIE  Site Copyright  —  The CIE Site  —  Your Conduct  —  Use of Information Submitted  — Termination  —  Copyright  —  Trademarks  —  Warranty Disclaimer & Liability Limit  —  Indemnification  —  Electronic Notices  —  Third-Party Links  —  Disputes  —  General  —
SUBMITTED DESIGNS
As designers we take very seriously intellectual property rights. We ask that all of our designers make sure they are submitting original artwork and not taking designs or clip art from other websites. If you do use designs from other designers you need to have written consent from them to use it in your wedding invitation design. The purpose of this site it to use your creativity and showcase your talents so please do not infringe on others rights by copying copyrighted work. If you feel that your copyrighted work has been duplicated, please contact the Creative Invites and Events office with the following information:

COPYRIGHT VIOLATIONS
We respect the intellectual property rights of others and will take appropriate steps to protect the intellectual property rights of third parties if receives notice in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. If you believe your copyright or the copyright of another has been infringed on, please provide our Copyright Agent with a written notice containing the following information:
a physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest that you believe has been infringed;
an identification of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
a description of where the material that you claim is infringed is located on the site;
information on how to contact you including your address, telephone number, and email address, if available;
a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf

Claims of infringement should be mailed via certified mail, return receipt requested, to the following address:
General Counsel
Creative Invites and Events
118 West Benson Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45215

WEBSITE COPYRIGHT
We have worked very hard to provide you with a positive experience on the website. If you have any thoughts, emotions or comments on how we can improve, we would love to hear them. The entire website is protected by copyright and by other intellectual property rights. Please do not copy, distribute or sell any of the contents of the websIte without written consent. Creative Invites and Events is a trademarked entity and cannot be reproduced , copied or sold without written consent.

THE WEBSITE
Creative Invites and Events website is here to facilitate bringing artists’ wedding invitation designs to brides. At any time, we can update, modify or change the site without notice to the users of the site. By using the site you acknowledge and agree not to hold Creative Invites and Events liable for any losses, account suspension, changes or deletion of any part of the website. At any time the website has the right to discontinue a user’s Creative Invites and Events account and you agree when creating an account that Creative Invites and Events is not liable to you or any third party for any termination of your account or access to the website. By using the website you agree to use the site at your own risk and website cannot be held responsible for personal injury, inaccuracies of content, breach of security on server, bugs or viruses or property damage transmitted to or through our website or email.  If you opt in to receive information from third parties through our site we do not monitor , endorse or guarantee any promotions or claims made by the third party. Once opted in, you are responsible for any communication and purchases. We do not sell your information to any third party and ask you to opt in to receive promotions from third parties. Only once opted in will you receive third party offers. By using the website you agree that you are 18 years old or older or have your parents consent to enter into the terms and conditions of the website. Once an order is placed you are responsible for payment of items ordered and will comply with the terms of the website.

YOUR CONDUCT
Any information that you submit to us or that we collect through the Website is subject to our Privacy Policy, the terms of which are incorporated into these Terms of Use.

If you use any part of the Website, you must be at least eighteen (18) years old. If you are a convicted sexual predator, you may not use any such Website feature.

By using the Website, you agree not to upload, post, email or otherwise send or transmit any material that: (1) contains viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment associated with the Website; (2) is abusive, illegal, libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights or otherwise objectionable or which may give rise to liability or violate any law; (3) is in violation of a copyright, trademark or other intellectual property or other right of any person; or (4) requests personally identifiable information. You also agree not to: (1) impersonate any other person while using the Website; (2) use the Website for any unlawful purpose; or (3) upload commercial content to the Website or use the Website to solicit others without our express prior written permission.

If you choose to upload video and/or photographs to the Website, by uploading such video or photographs you agree that they: (1) do not contain any copyrighted materials or trademarks that you do not own; and (2) do not depict any individual or feature the voice of any individual other than you unless you have obtained permission from each person depicted or featured in the video. Any elements or persons that appear in the video and/or photograph, including without limitation, images, music, audio, speech, or other audiovisual materials used must be entirely original, created and performed by the entrant, or be in the public domain. We may, but have no obligation to, remove video or photographs that use any elements that are not original or in the public domain.

If you become aware of misuse of the Website by any person, please contact us at Service[at]CInvite.com

USE OF INFORMATION SUBMITTED
You agree that we are free to use any comments, information or ideas contained in any communication you may send to us, without notice, compensation or acknowledgement to you, for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services and creating, modifying or improving the Website or other products or services.

TERMINATION
We reserve the right in our sole discretion to terminate or restrict your use of the Website, without notice, for any or no reason, and without liability to you or any third party.

COPYRIGHT
The entire content of the Website, including but not limited to text, graphics and code, is the property of Creative Invites and Events. Copyright 2010, Creative Invites and Events. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Any use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the Website content is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by us in writing.

TRADEMARKS
All trademarks, service marks and trade names of Creative Invites and Events used on the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of Creative Invites and Events in the U.S. and/or other countries. They may not be used without our prior express written permission. All other trademarks that appear on the Website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to or endorsed by us.

WARRANTY DISCLAIMER AND LIABILITY LIMIT

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, WE PRESENT THE WEBSITE “AS IS” AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY. WE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. We assume no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions on the Website; any failures, delays or interruptions in the Website’s accessibility; any losses or damages arising from the use of the Website; or any conduct by other users of the Website. We reserve the right to deliver the Website in our sole and absolute discretion. Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties, so the foregoing may not apply to you. IN NO EVENT SHALL Creative Invites and Events, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE (JOINTLY OR SEVERALLY) TO YOU FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE OR THESE TERMS OF USE, ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGE. Some states do not allow the exclusion of certain damages, so the above may not apply to you. If any authority holds any portion of this section to be unenforceable, then liability will be limited to the fullest possible extent permitted by law.

INDEMNIFICATION
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Creative Invites and Events, its shareholders, officers, directors, employees and agents harmless from and against any third-party claim or cause of action, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs, arising, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, out of your use of the Website or your violation of these Terms of Use, any law or the rights of any third party.

ELECTRONIC NOTICES
By using the Website, you agree to receive electronic communications from us. You agree that any notice, agreement, disclosure or other communication that we send you electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that such communications be in writing.

THIRD-PARTY LINKS
The Website may link to sites operated by third parties. However, we have no control over these linked sites, all of which have their own terms of use and data collection practices. These linked sites are only for your convenience, and you access them at your own risk.

DISPUTES
Your use of the Website shall be governed by the laws of Ohio, without regard to choice of law provisions. Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to the Website shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively in the state or federal courts located in Hamilton County, Ohio. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the Website must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises, or it shall be forever barred.

GENERAL
If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck, and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the extent or scope of such provision. Our failure to enforce any provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. These Terms of Use set forth the entire understanding and agreement between you and Creative Invites and Events with respect to the subject matter hereof.