Studio Photography School: Online Courses for Professional Photographers

Terms and Conditions

Agreement between user and www.photigy.com

Welcome to www.photigy.com. The www.photigy.com website (the “Photigy”) is comprised of various web pages operated by AKELstudio, Inc. (“AKELstudio”). Photigy is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the “Terms”). Your use of Photigy constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference.

Photigy is a E-commerce Site – photography educational courses.

Electronic Communications

Visiting Photigy or sending emails to AKELstudio constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Photigy, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Your account

If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that AKELstudio is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. AKELstudio and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.

AKELstudio does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of thirteen. If you are under 18, you may use Photigy only with permission of a parent or guardian.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Courses:

If for any reason you are dissatisfied with your purchase, you can request a refund within 5 (five) days of purchase, unless you downloaded videos from the course

If the course you have purchased has a download option for videos, and you have downloaded them, there is no refund.

Subscriptions: You may cancel your subscription at any time. Any cancellations made after 5 days of service will not qualify for a refund.

To prevent warranty / guarantee abuse, please note the following:
If you order any products consecutively on Photigy.com, you guaranteed for one refund only. By ordering consecutively from our site we have to assume that you were happy with your previous purchase, therefore, voiding the previous guarantee.

Please contact us at admin@photigy.com with any questions.

Links to third party sites/Third party services

Photigy may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of AKELstudio and AKELstudio is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. AKELstudio is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by AKELstudio of the site or any association with its operators.

Certain services made available via Photigy are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the Photigy domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that AKELstudio may share such information and data with any third party with whom AKELstudio has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of Photigy users and customers.

No unlawful or prohibited use/Intellectual Property

You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use Photigy strictly in accordance with these terms of use. As a condition of your use of the Photigy, you warrant to AKELstudio that you will not use the Photigy for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Photigy in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Photigy or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Photigy. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Photigy.

All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, videos, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Photigy, is the property of AKELstudio or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.

You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Photigy.

AKELstudio content is not for resale. Your use of the Photigy does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular, you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content.

You will use protected content solely for your personal use and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of AKELstudio and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of AKELstudio or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.

Use of communication services

The Photigy may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.

By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded, restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.

AKELstudio has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, AKELstudio reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. AKELstudio reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

AKELstudio reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in AKELstudio’s sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. AKELstudio does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, AKELstudio specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized AKELstudio spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of AKELstudio.

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.

Materials provided to Photigy or posted on any AKELstudio web page

AKELstudio does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to Photigy (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any AKELstudio Site or our associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting AKELstudio, our affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. AKELstudio is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in AKELstudio’s sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

Third Party Accounts

You will be able to connect your AKELstudio account to third party accounts. By connecting your AKELstudio account to your third party account, you acknowledge and agree that you are consenting to the continuous release of information about you to others (in accordance with your privacy settings on those third party sites). If you do not want information about you to be shared in this manner, do not use this feature.

International Users

The Service is controlled, operated and administered by AKELstudio from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the AKELstudio Content accessed through Photigy in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless AKELstudio, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Photigy or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. AKELstudio reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with AKELstudio in asserting any available defenses.

Liability disclaimer

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE Photigy MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. AKELSTUDIO, INC. AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE Photigy AT ANY TIME.

AKELSTUDIO, INC. AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE Photigy FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. AKELSTUDIO, INC. AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL AKELSTUDIO, INC. AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE Photigy, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE Photigy OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE Photigy, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE Photigy, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF AKELSTUDIO, INC. OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE Photigy, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE Photigy.

Termination/access restriction

AKELstudio reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Photigy and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Georgia and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Georgia in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Photigy. Use of the Photigy is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and AKELstudio as a result of this agreement or use of the Photigy. AKELstudio’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of AKELstudio’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Photigy or information provided to or gathered by AKELstudio with respect to such use.

If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.

Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and AKELstudio with respect to the Photigy and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and AKELstudio with respect to the Photigy.

A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.

Changes to Terms

AKELstudio reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which Photigy is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. AKELstudio encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.

Contact Us

AKELstudio welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:

AKELstudio, Inc.

1719 Dell Avenue, Campbell, CA

Email Address: admin@photigy.com

Telephone number: (408) 412-3487

Effective as of May 01, 2015

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