Terms of Service
These are our terms of service. They’re long and detailed, but they’re here to protect both you and us – and make sure we have a long and happy relationship together. Please take a moment to review all of these terms so you know what you’re agreeing to.
Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by Visual Voyager, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.
Violation of any of the terms below will result in the termination of your Account. You agree to use the Service at your own risk.
1. Your visualvoyager.net Account
If you create an account on the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the Website. You must not describe or assign keywords to your forum posts in a misleading or unlawful manner, including in a manner intended to trade on the name or reputation of others, and Visual Voyager may change or remove any description or keyword that it considers inappropriate or unlawful, or otherwise likely to cause Visual Voyager liability. You must immediately notify Visual Voyager of any unauthorised uses of your account or any other breaches of security. Visual Voyager will not be liable for any acts or omissions by You, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.
- You must be a human. Accounts registered by “bots” or other automated methods are not permitted.
- You must provide your legal full name, a valid email address, and any other information requested in order to complete the signup process.
- Your login may only be used by one person – a single login shared by multiple people is not permitted.
- You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and password. Visual Voyager cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to comply with this security obligation.
2. Responsibility of Users
If you comment on Website content, post material to the Website, post links on the Website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Website (any such material, “Content”), You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:
You will not transmit, distribute, post, store, link, or otherwise traffic in Content, information, software, or materials on or through the Service that (i) is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, tortious, offensive, profane, contains or depicts pornography that is unlawful, or is otherwise inappropriate as determined by us in our sole discretion, (ii) you know is false, misleading, untruthful or inaccurate, (iii) constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, (iv) impersonates any person or entity, including any of our employees or representatives, or (v) includes anyone’s identification documents or sensitive financial information. Visual Voyager may permit, in its sole discretion, adult websites that abide by law and regulation.
By submitting Content to Visual Voyager for inclusion on your Website, you grant Visual Voyager a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting the Website. If you delete Content, Visual Voyager will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the Website, but you acknowledge that caching or references to the Content may not be made immediately unavailable.
Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, Visual Voyager has the right (though not the obligation) to, in Visual Voyager’s sole discretion (i) refuse or remove any content that, in Visual Voyager’s reasonable opinion, violates any Visual Voyager policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or (ii) terminate or deny access to and use of the Website to any individual or entity for any reason, in Visual Voyager’s sole discretion. Visual Voyager will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid.
3. Payment and Renewal
3.1. General Terms
Optional paid services such as membership subscriptions to access non-free content, photography tours and workshops and sales of products (including, but not limited to photographic equipment) may be available on the Website (“Products and Services). By selecting a Product or Service you agree to pay Visual Voyager the price indicated for that product or service (including Australian Goods and Services Tax). Payments will be charged on a pre-pay basis and will cover the use of that Product or Service as indicated.
If you select a membership subscription (“Membership”) you agree to pay Visual Voyager the monthly or annual subscription fees indicated for that Membership. Payments will be charged on a pre-pay basis on the day you sign up for a Membership and will cover the use of that membership for a monthly or annual subscription period as indicated. Membership fees are not refundable.
3.2. Automatic Renewal
Unless you notify Visual Voyager before the end of the applicable subscription period that you want to cancel an Membership, your Membership subscription will automatically renew and you authorise us to collect the then-applicable annual or monthly subscription fee for such Membership (as well as any taxes) using any credit card or other payment mechanism we have on record for you. Membersips can be canceled at any time in the Membership section of your site’s dashboard.
3.3 Refund Policy
Unless indicated otherwise at the explicit discretion of Visual Voyager, all sales are final and no refunds are provided for any products or services provided (beyond that required by Australian Consumer Law). Any sales made via the visualvoyager.net Website are subject to the refund policy of their respective providers of the Products and Services.
4. Responsibility of Website Visitors
Visual Voyager has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including forum posts, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, Visual Voyager does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content.
The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Visual Voyager disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.
5. Content Posted on Other Websites
We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including creative assets, made available through the websites and webpages to which visualvoyager.net links, and that link to visualvoyager.net. Visual Voyager does not have any control over those external websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to an external website or webpage, Visual Voyager does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Visual Voyager disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of external websites and webpages.
6.Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy
As Visual Voyager asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by visualvoyager.net violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify Visual Voyager via the contact page. Visual Voyager will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. Visual Voyager will terminate a visitor’s access to and use of the Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Visual Voyager or others.
7. Intellectual Property
This Agreement does not transfer from Visual Voyager to you any Visual Voyager or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Visual Voyager. Visual Voyager, visualvoyager.net, the Visual Voyager logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with visualvoyager.net, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of Visual Voyager. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Visual Voyager or third-party trademarks.
8. Marketplace Products
By purchasing a Membership, Product or Service from the visualvoyager.net Website, you agree to the creator’s terms of service. You can opt out of their terms of service at any time by ceasing to use the product in question.
Visual Voyager reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. Visual Voyager may also, in the future, offer new products and/or services through the Website. Such new products and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
Visual Voyager may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your visualvoyager.net account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the Website. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
11. Disclaimer of Warranties
The Website is provided “as is”. Visual Voyager and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Visual Voyager nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.
12. Limitation of Liability
In no event will Visual Voyager, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Visual Voyager under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. Visual Voyager shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.
13. General Representation and Warranty
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Visual Voyager, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Visual Voyager and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Visual Voyager, or by the posting by Visual Voyager of a revised version. The Agreement and these Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales. Unless any alternative dispute resolution procedure is agreed between the parties, the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Australia in respect of any dispute which arises out of or under this Agreement. Unless any alternative dispute resolution procedure is agreed between the parties, the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Australia in respect of any dispute which arises out of or under this Agreement. The prevailing party in any action or proceeding to enforce this Agreement shall be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees. If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. You may assign your rights under this Agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions; Visual Voyager may assign its rights under this Agreement without condition. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.