This end-user agreement (“Agreement”) is a legally binding agreement between you, the licensee and customer (“you” or “your”), and the provider (“we” or “us” or “our” or “author”) of the digital products (“Products”) or instructional, training, mentorship or other professional service packages (“Professional Services”) that you purchase through the ArtStation Marketplace, regarding your rights and obligations regarding those Products and Professional Services.
1. Your Status
In this Agreement, “you” means the person or entity acquiring rights in the Products or purchasing Professional Services. That may be a natural person, or a corporate or business entity or organization.
(a) If you are a natural person then you must be, and you confirm that you are, at least 13 years old. If you are between 13 years and the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence, you confirm that your parent or legal guardian has reviewed and agrees to this Agreement and is happy for you to access and use the Product or receive the Professional Services.
(b) If you are a corporate entity then: (i) the rights granted under this Agreement are granted to that entity; (ii) you represent and warrant that the individual completing and accepting this Agreement is an authorized your representative and has the authority to legally bind that you to the Agreement; and (iii) to the extent that one or more of your employees are granted any rights in the Product or to receive Professional Services under this Agreement, you will ensure that your employees comply with this Agreement and you will be responsible and liable for any breach of this Agreement by any employee.
ArtStation. ArtStation is a division of Ballistiq Digital Inc., and references in this Agreement to ArtStation refer to that corporation. You acknowledge and agree that ArtStation is a third-party beneficiary of this Agreement and therefore will be entitled to directly enforce and rely upon any provision in this Agreement that confers a benefit on, or rights in favour of, ArtStation.
The following sections 3 through 9 apply to any Products you acquire from us through the ArtStation Marketplace:
3. Product Licence
Subject to this Agreement’s terms and conditions, we hereby grant you a limited, non-exclusive, worldwide, non-transferable right and licence to (which will be perpetual unless the licence terminates as set out in this Agreement): (a) download the Product; and (b) copy and use the Product. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you under this Agreement.
4. Licence Scope and Restrictions
You are purchasing ONE licence to create ONE copy of the Product for personal use by you only (or, if you are a corporate entity, for use by a single authorized employee). The product is intended for personal use only, all rights reserved, including the right to reproduce this book or portions thereof in any form whatsoever. The product is the property of the Author and is protected by the copyright law worldwide by various copyright and intellectual property laws and treaties. You do not acquire ownership rights to any of the Author's product through the use of this product. You agree to abide by any and all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions associated with this product. By accessing and/or using our content in any way, you acknowledge the validity and enforceability of the copyright owners and agree that you will not in any way infringe, either directly or indirectly, the owner’s copyrights.
5. Additional Restrictions
Except as expressly permitted under this Agreement, you will not:
(a) make any copy of the Product except for archival or backup purposes;
(b) circumvent or disable any access control technology, security device, procedure, protocol, or technological protection mechanism that may be included or established in or as part of the Product;
(c) hack, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, modify or create derivative works of the Product or any part of the Product;
(d) publish, sell distribute or otherwise make the Product available to others to use, download or copy;
(e) transfer or sub-license the Product or any rights under this Agreement to any third party, whether voluntarily or by operation of law;
(f) use the Product for any purpose that may be defamatory, threatening, abusive, harmful or invasive of anyone’s privacy, or that may otherwise violate any law or give rise to civil or other liability;
(g) misrepresent yourself as the creator or owner of the Property;
(h) remove or modify any proprietary notice, symbol or label in or on the Product;
(i) directly or indirectly assist, facilitate or encourage any third party to carry on any activity prohibited by this Agreement.
6. Proprietary Rights
The Product is protected by copyright laws and international copyright treaties, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties. You are licensing the Product and the right to access, install and use the Product in accordance with this Agreement, not buying the Product. As between you and us, we own all right, title and interest in and to the Product, and you are not acquiring any ownership of or rights in the Product except the limited rights granted under this Agreement.
7. No ArtStation Support
You acknowledge and agree that you are licensing the Product from us (the Provider), not from ArtStation, and that ArtStation has no obligation to support the Product.
8. Interruptions and Errors
Your use of the Product might be interrupted and might not be free of errors.
We have no obligation to update the Product.
The following sections 10 and 11 apply to any Professional Services you purchase from us through the ArtStation Marketplace:
10. Provision of Professional Services
We will provide the Professional Services directly to you and, subject to this Agreement, will assume all responsibility for all aspects of the Professional Services. We represent and warrant that we have the right to offer and provide the Professional Services and that we have appropriate qualifications and experience to provide the Professional Services.
11. ArtStation is not Involved
You acknowledge and agree that:
(a) ArtStation is only a provider of the online ArtStation Marketplace where you purchased the Professional Services, and does not provide or exercise any control or oversight over us or the Professional Services, and is not responsible for us or the Professional Services or any shortcomings in them, including any damages, losses or legal issues caused by us or the Professional Services;
(b) this Agreement (and any dispute under it) is an agreement between us and you only, and not with ArtStation, and ArtStation is not a party to this Agreement;
(c) we are not ArtStation’s employee, agent or subcontractor;
(d) ArtStation does not have any obligation to attempt to resolve any dispute between us and you; and
(e) we will provide the Professional Services directly to you, and we (and not ArtStation) are solely responsible for the Professional Services, and ArtStation has no obligation or liability to you with respect to the Professional Services.
Both Products and Services
The following sections 12 through 25 apply to all Products or Services you purchase from us through the ArtStation Marketplace:
ANY PRODUCTS OR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW WE DISCLAIM, AND YOU WAIVE (WITH REGARD TO US AND TO ARTSTATION), ALL TERMS, CONDITIONS, GUARANTEES, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES (EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY AND OTHERWISE), IN RESPECT OF THE PRODUCTS AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, QUALITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
NEITHER WE NOR ARTSTATION REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT: (A) ANY PRODUCT OR PROFESSIONAL SERVICE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE; (B) ANY PRODUCT OR PROFESSIONAL SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS; (C) ANY PRODUCT OR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; OR (D) ANY DEFECTS IN ANY PRODUCT OR PROFESSIONAL SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED.
13. Exclusion and Limitation of Liability
(a) YOU DOWNLOAD, INSTALL AND OTHERWISE USE ALL PRODUCTS, AND RECEIVE AND USE ALL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU AGREE TO, AND HEREBY DO:
(i) WAIVE ANY CLAIMS THAT YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST US OR ARTSTATION OR OUR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, LICENSORS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS (COLLECTIVELY THE “RELEASEES”) ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO ANY PRODUCTS OR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, AND
(ii) RELEASE THE RELEASEES FROM ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, EXPENSE OR INJURY ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF ANY PRODUCT OR PROFESSIONAL SERVICE, WHETHER ARISING IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF THE RELEASEES ARE EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS, INJURY OR DAMAGE AND EVEN IF THAT LOSS, INJURY OR DAMAGE IS FORESEEABLE.
(b) NEITHER WE NOR ARTSTATION WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSSES, DAMAGES, CLAIMS OR EXPENSES THAT CONSTITUTE: (I) LOSS OF INTEREST, PROFIT, BUSINESS, CUSTOMERS OR REVENUE; (II) BUSINESS INTERRUPTIONS; (III) COST OF REPLACEMENT PRODUCTS OR SERVICES; OR (IV) LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO REPUTATION OR GOODWILL.
(c) NEITHER WE NOR ARTSTATION WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSSES, DAMAGES, CLAIMS OR EXPENSES THAT CONSTITUTE INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, MULTIPLE OR INDIRECT DAMAGES, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSSES, DAMAGES, CLAIMS OR EXPENSES.
(d) MAXIMUM LIABILITY: IF, DESPITE THE LIMITATIONS SET OUT ABOVE, WE OR ARTSTATION BECOME LIABLE TO YOU IN RESPECT OF ANY PRODUCT OR PROFESSIONAL SERVICE OR OTHERWISE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT, THE ENTIRE CUMULATIVE LIABILITY OF US AND ARTSTATION, AND YOUR EXCLUSIVE AND CUMULATIVE REMEDY, FOR ANY DAMAGES (REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OR FORM OR ACTION), WILL BE LIMITED TO CAD$10.
As a condition of your use of any Product or any Professional Services, you agree to hold harmless and indemnify the Releasees from any liability for any loss or damage to any third party resulting from your access to, installation or use of the Product or your receipt and use of the Professional Services.
15. Term and Termination
This Agreement is effective until terminated. Your rights under this Agreement will terminate automatically without notice if: (a) you breach any terms of this Agreement; or (b) you do not complete payment for the Product or Professional Services, or any payment you make is refunded, reversed or cancelled for any reason. Upon this Agreement’s termination, you will cease all use of the Product and destroy all copies, full or partial, of the Product in your possession. Sections 11 through 25 will survive the termination of this Agreement.
16. Compliance with Laws
You will comply with all applicable laws when using any Product or Professional Services (including intellectual property and export control laws).
17. Entire Agreement
This Agreement supersedes all prior agreements of the parties regarding the Product or Professional Services, and constitutes the whole agreement with respect to the Product or Professional Services.
If you have any concerns about the Product or Professional Services, please contact us through our ArtStation Marketplace account and we will work with you to try to resolve the issue. You acknowledge and agree that any such dispute is between you and us, and that ArtStation will not be involved in the dispute and has no obligation to try to resolve the dispute.
19. Persons Bound
This Agreement will enure to the benefit of and be binding upon the parties and their heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, lawful successors and permitted assigns.
We may assign this Agreement without notice to you. You may not assign this Agreement or any of your rights under it without our prior written consent, which we will not withhold unreasonably.
No waiver, delay, or failure to act by us regarding any particular default or omission will prejudice or impair any of our rights or remedies regarding that or any subsequent default or omission that are not expressly waived in writing.
22. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
The laws of Québec, Canada (including the laws of Canada applicable in Québec), without giving effect to its conflict of law principles, govern your use of the Product, this Agreement and all proceedings arising out of it. You attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Québec courts for any proceeding arising out of or relating to the Product or this Agreement. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods will not apply to this Agreement. Your use of the Product may also be subject to other local, state or provincial, national, or international laws.
23. Legal Effect
This Agreement describes certain legal rights. You may have other rights under the laws of your country. This Agreement does not change your rights under the laws of your country if the laws of your country do not permit it to do so.
In this Agreement, "we", "us", and "our" refer to the licensor of the Product alone and never refer to the combination of you and that licensor (that combination is referred to as "the parties"), or the combination of you or the licensor with ArtStation.
The parties have expressly requested and required that this agreement and all other related documents be drawn up in the English language. Les parties conviennentet exigent expressement que ce Contrat et tous les documents qui s'y rapportent soient rediges en Anglais.