All content (including all information, images, pictures, data, text, photographs, graphics, messages, and other materials, hereinafter “Content”) that you post, submit, upload, display, sell or use, hereinafter “post”, using our Services is your content. We don’t make any claim(s) to it. That includes anything you post using our Services (like your Content, images, shop name, your customer reviews, comments, videos, usernames, etc.).

Opening an account 

You must open an account to sell print-on-demand products or license your images through the Website. After opening an account on Fine Art America, You may create a public profile page which includes your name, biography, contact information, images, and other information and content that you choose to upload and/or publicly disclose. All of this information is fully disclosed on the Website. Any member of the public who visits the Website will be able to view all of the profile information that You have entered. 

Cancelation of your account:

You may close your account at any time by sending an email to accounts@worldwildlifecollection.com . On receipt of this email, we will immediately close Your account and remove Your profile page and uploaded images from the Website. WWC may cancel a Contributor account at any time for any reason. Even after Your account is terminated, Your obligations under this Contributor Agreement will remain in effect.

Responsibility for the Content. 

You understand that you are solely responsible for the Content that you post on or through the Services. You represent that you have all necessary rights to the Content, including all necessary rights to post it or use it on your Products sold, manufactured, or warehoused by us. You also represent that you’re not infringing or violating any third party’s rights by posting the Content or using the Content on your Products sold, manufactured, or warehoused by us.

Permission to Use the Content. 

WWC agrees that any Content that you post using our Services will remain yours. This means that we will never use your Content except with your express permission or as otherwise provided in this Agreement.

Rights You Grant WWC. 

By posting your Content, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, sub-licensable, perpetual license to use, display, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, store, and prepare derivative works of your Content to provide the Services and to promote World Wildlife Collection and/or your store, or the Services in general, in any formats and through any channels, including across any our Services, third-party website, advertising medium and/or social media. You agree and represent that you have the rights to grant this license to us.

Reporting Unauthorized Content. 

WWC respects intellectual property rights and follows intellectual property laws. We are committed to following appropriate legal procedures to remove infringing content from the Service(s).

Intellectual Property. 

WWC respects your work and empowers you to express your voice and ideas. We ask that you respect the work and creative rights of others. You need to either own the Content you post to WWC, or have the express authority to post it. Content must comply with right of publicity, trademark and copyright laws, and all other applicable state and federal laws.

Trademarks and Infringement of Intellectual Property. 

We are committed to following appropriate legal procedures to remove infringing content from the Services. WWC will try to accommodate and not interfere with standard technical measures used by copyright owners to identify and protect their works. WWC reserves the right to do any or all of the following at any time at our sole discretion: 

  1. immediately suspend your use of the Services; and/or 
  2. remove, block, and disable access to any of your Content that is alleged to infringe the intellectual property rights of others. When we receive proper notice of intellectual property infringement (via email feedback@worldwildlifecollection.com or otherwise), WWC strives to respond quickly by removing, blocking, or disabling access to the allegedly infringing material. When WWC removes, blocks or disables access in response to such a notice, WWC makes a reasonable attempt to contact the allegedly infringing party, provide information about the notice and removal, and, in cases of alleged copyright infringement, provide information about counter notification.

DMCA / Local regulating authority Cooperation:  

WWC’s copyright infringement notice and Content removal policies and procedures are intended to comply with the requirements and obligations of service providers under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).  To the extent any requirements and obligations of service providers under the DMCA change or are different than set forth herein, WWC’s policies and procedure may likewise change in accordance with the DMCA requirements / local regulating authority and obligations of service providers.

Repeat Infringement:

WWC may terminate account privileges of Members that are subject to repeat notices of intellectual property infringement as determined by WWC at its sole discretion.

Copyright and Trademark Responsibility. 

You agree and represent by accepting this Agreement and using our Services that you own all rights (including copyrights) for the Content you post, or if you are not the owner, that you have express authority and written permission to use and reproduce the Content in connection with the Services, and that you have all of the rights required to post your Content. Likewise, by accepting this Agreement and using our Services, you agree and represent that you own all trademarks, service marks, trade dress, and trade names incorporated into the Content you post, or if you are not the owner, that you have express authority and written permission to use, post, and reproduce such marks, trade dress, and trade names in connection with any Content and the Services provided under this Agreement.

Inappropriate, False, or Misleading Content. 

This should be common sense, but there are certain types of Content we don’t want submitted to our Services (for legal reasons or otherwise). You agree that you will not post any content that is abusive, threatening, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, illegal or otherwise offensive or in violation of any part of this Agreement. You also agree not to post any Content that is false or misleading or uses the Services in a manner that is fraudulent or deceptive.