This Regal Spri Creative Group User Agreement (the "Agreement" or "User Agreement") details your rights and responsibilities as a Regal Spri Creative Group user (a "Client", "Provider", or "Designer") and the terms and conditions of using the Service through our website GraphicDesignWars.com and its subdomains (the "Site" or the "Service"). Before you become a member of Regal Spri Creative Group you must accept all of the terms and conditions within this User Agreement.
To access the web site you must:
1. Accept the terms of this Agreement
2. Be at least 18 years old
By registering as a member, you indicate that you accept the terms and conditions below. We may modify or alter this User Agreement at anytime without any prior notice to you being given. In the event that you disagree with any modification to this Agreement, your sole recourse is to refrain from using this site and the tools and services that we provide. Your further use of any of our tools or services, or this site, subsequent to any modification or alteration of this Agreement is your express indication to us that you expressly agree to be bound by each and every term and condition of the modified User Agreement document as posted on our site in its modified or altered form.
You also acknowledge that we reserve the right in our sole and absolute discretion to refuse, suspend, or terminate service to anyone at any time.
This Agreement was last amended on August 29, 2011.
Terms of Service: You agree that you will only use your User Account and GraphicDesignWars.com for the purposes of using our Services and for no other purpose. In particular, in using your User Account and accessing GraphicDesignWars.com, you will not:
• use your User Account in a fraudulent or illegal manner, violate any laws, third party rights, or our rights;
• use another user's account without permission;
• use your User Account to impersonate any person in any way whatsoever;
• use an invalid or unauthorized payment method;
• circumvent or manipulate our fee structure, the billing process, or fees owed to us;
• use your User Account to infringe the copyright, trademark, patent or other Intellectual Property Rights of any person;
• use your User Account to promote the services of a competitor of GraphicDesignWars
• post or send any materials which are obscene, threatening unlawful, harassing, libellous, defamatory, or otherwise objectionable or in violation of applicable law;
• use your User Account for sending advertising, chain letters, junk mail, "spamming" or any other type of unsolicited email;
• use your User Account to send or deliver viruses, spyware, malware or other harmful, disruptive, or destructive files;
• use your User Account in such a way which damages GraphicDesignWars.com or denies access to GraphicDesignWars.com to other users of RegalSpri.com;
• harvest or otherwise collect information about users, including email addresses, without their consent.
Fees: As indicated herein, there is no charge to create a membership account to become a GraphicDesignWars.com user. Designers will be compensated for designs sold to clients so long as the designer has accurately listed his/her PayPal details in the My Account section of the website. When you submit content to GraphicDesignWars.com, you grant us a non-exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free sublicenseable and transferable license to use, distribute, reproduce, prepare derivative works of, perform and display the content in connection with GraphicDesignWars.com, in any media known now or in the future.
For Design Contests
Clients pay the cost of the awarded design as well as all related Paypal and or Credit Card fees required to complete the transaction. We deduct an 18% service fee from the sales price of the awarded design's price and issue the remaining balance to the winning designer. All other fees including Featured and Private Contest Upgrades will be kept in entirety by Regal Spri Creative Group.
For Design Store Purchases
Clients pay the cost of the awarded design as well as all related Paypal and or Credit Card fees required to complete the transaction. Designers will be awarded 30% of the purchase price on all designs sold in the Design Store.
Intellectual Property and Design Ownership: GraphicDesignWars has the complete authority and right to display all artwork uploaded to GraphicDesignWars.com for the purpose of advertising, promotion, and solicitation. All designs submitted to RegalSpri.com belong entirely to the designer of origin until the date of purchase. Upon purchase, the rights of the design are transferred to the purchaser.
Users cannot and must not reproduce, modify, sell, display, repost, reproduce, prepare derivative works based on, distribute or otherwise use any content found on GraphicDesignWars.com in any way for any commercial or public purpose without our express written consent or the consent of the rights holder. You agree that you will not attempt to reverse engineer or attempt to interfere with the operation of any part of GraphicDesignWars.com unless expressly permitted by law.
GraphicDesignWars.com or any portion thereof may not be sold, resold, copied, duplicated, reproduced or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose that is not expressly permitted by us, in writing.
For Design Contests
Any design that is submitted to a Design Contest and is not purchased by the Contest Holder will remain the property, with full rights, of the designer of origin. Any design that is purchased by the Contest Holder will become the property, with full rights, of the Contest Holder.
For Design Store Purchases
Flyer and Business Card designs sold in the GraphicDesignWars Store may be subject to a nonexclusive licensing agreement. These designs may be resold to multiple purchasers, with the ownership rights being shared mutually between the designer of origin and all purchasers. Logo design rights are transferred from the designer of origin to the purchaser on the date of purchase.
Release of Liability: You understand and agree that GraphicDesignWars.com is not responsible for the content provided by third parties, including designers and all other members of RegalSpri.com. GraphicDesignWars.com does not investigate any content provided by third parties and makes no warranty or guarantee on any such content, including designs, trademarks, text, phrases, or individual or collective portions of any such content. You agree to hold GraphicDesignWars.com and its owners, employees, and advertisers harmless from any liability and to indemnify the same from any losses, judgments, damages, fees and costs of any nature regarding your reliance upon any content provided to this Site by any third party.
All content on this Site is provided "As is" and "Where is." You are responsible for conducting reasonable due diligence to verify any claims as to the original nature of any design or other product or service that you purchase via this GraphicDesignWars.com. While GraphicDesignWars.com does not have an obligation to edit, review or screen third party content, we do have the right, but not the obligation, in our sole discretion, to remove, refuse, change or move any content as deemed appropriate to do so.
Continuation of Service: We reserve the right to modify or discontinue the services, and our website, with or without notice to you. We shall not be liable to you or any third party should we exercise our right to modify or discontinue any or all of the services that we provide. You acknowledge and accept that we do not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to our website and operation of our website may be interfered with or adversely affected by numerous factors or circumstances outside of our control.
Disputes: If you feel that your rights have been violated, your payment should be refunded, or our service or website is subpar, please utilize our Contact Form to notify us. Be sure to include:
1. Your Name
2. Your Email Address
3. Your Phone Number
4. The Contest or Design Store URL that your dispute refers to (if applicable)
5. A detailed explanation of your dispute