The five points that follow represent a summarized form of the PhD Posters terms of service. It is only a summary of the most significant points, and not the entire Terms of Service. The Summary does not have any binding effect. In the event of a discrepancy, the full legal language present after the five point summary controls.
THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERN YOUR USE OF PHDPOSTERS.COM. BY PLACING AN ORDER WITH US YOU DEMONSTRATE YOUR CONSENT, ON BEHALF OF YOURSELF AND THE ENTITY YOU REPRESENT (HEREINAFTER COLLECTIVELY "YOU" OR "YOUR"), TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS PROVIDED BELOW.
PHDPOSTERS.COM MAY MAKE FUTURE CHANGES OR MODIFICATIONS TO SUCH TERMS AND CONDITIONS AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE, AND YOUR SUBSEQUENT USE OF PHDPOSTERS.COM WILL CONSTITUTE YOUR AGREEMENT TO THE CHANGES AND MODIFICATIONS.
PhD Posters: PhD Posters, LLC
Phdposters.com: the Internet presence of PhD Posters, LLC
You: Yourself and the entity that you represent
Content: information, text, graphics, images, or other visual renderings, however stored.
2: Use of Phdposters.com
Phdposters.com is provided solely for the use of current and potential PhD Posters customers to interact with PhD Posters and may not be used by any other person or entity, or for any other purpose.
PhD Posters does not accept ideas, concepts, or techniques for new services or products through phdposters.com or by email. If such information is received, it will not be considered confidential and PhD Posters will be deemed free to use, communicate and exploit such information in any manner it chooses.
4: Changes to Phdposters.com
Phdposters.com and its Content, may be changed, deleted or updated at any time without notice.
5: Provision of service
In exchange for your payment, PhD Posters agrees to provide the services you specified on your order form. PhD Posters will provide our printing services in a timely fashion. PhD Posters' liability for timely delivery of your order ends when your order has been delivered to a delivery service, such as the United States Postal Service, UPS, FedEx, DHL, or any other common carrier: PhD Posters cannot and does not guarantee that shipments will arrive undamaged or in a timely fashion. In cases where a shipment is damaged or delayed through no fault of PhD Posters', your sole remedy will be through the delivery service.
6: Money-Back Guarantee
In the event that you are not satisfied with PhD Posters' provision of services, including the physical reproduction of your Content, PhD Posters will refund to you any and all monies paid to PhD Posters.
7: Disclaimer of Warranty
PHDPOSTERS.COM AND ITS CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS". PHD POSTERS DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, REGARDING ANY SUCH CONTENT AND YOUR ABILIITY OR INABILITY TO USE PHDPOSTERS.COM AND ITS CONTENT.
8: Limitation of Liability
USE OF PHDPOSTERS.COM AND ITS CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. PHD POSTERS WILL IN NO EVENT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY PERSON OR ENTITY CLAIMING THROUGH YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR OTHER DAMAGES UNDER ANY THEORY OF LAW FOR ANY ERRORS IN OR THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE PHDPOSTERS.COM AND ITS CONTENT, REGARDLESS IF SUCH ERRORS ARE ATTRITUTABLE TO PHD POSTERS. THIS INCLUDES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS, DATA, OR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEMS, EVEN IF YOU HAVE ADVISED PHD POSTERS OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
9: Rights in Intellectual Property
Your submission of Content to PhD Posters grants PhD Posters a temporary, nonexclusive, paid up, license to the entirety of the submitted Content. This license grants PhD Posters the right to manipulate the Content in any way deemed necessary by PhD Posters to fulfill your order, including the right to distribute the Content to you or your designated recipients. This license is part and parcel of your consideration to PhD Posters to complete your order. Unless specific other arrangements are made, this license terminates upon completion of your order. PhD Posters will not maintain records of Content provided to us for printing after the order has been completed. For the purposes of the above, order completion is defined as both the receipt of the Content by you, and the receipt of payment by PhD Posters.
10: Inclusion of Content in Gallery
The Gallery is a web-based listing and public display of the Content of certain previous customers. If you choose to opt-in, and have thusly indicated that you will allow PhD Posters to include your Content in the Gallery, you grant an additional license to PhD Posters. This is a nonexclusive, paid up, license granting PhD Posters the right to store your Content, include your Content in the Gallery, publicly display your Content in the Gallery, and to make such modifications to the Content, as PhD Posters sees fit, to provide for such inclusion and display. Modifications may include the creation of derivative works. PhD Posters is under no obligation to actually include your Content in the Gallery, and may choose to include or exclude Content at its sole discretion, for any reason. Exclusion of Content from the Gallery may be temporary, such as if PhD Posters wishes to cycle through the Content provided by a multitude of customers, or permanently, such as if PhD Posters desires to retire Content. This license terminates when PhD Posters removes your Content from the Gallery with the intent to permanently exclude it from the Gallery.
11: Indemnification for Intellectual Property Matters
By submitting Content to Phdposters.com, you represent to PhD Posters that you possess sufficient rights in such Content for PhD Posters to complete your request. If you submit to PhD Posters any Content to which you do not possess sufficient rights to grant PhD Posters the above licenses, or to otherwise complete the request, you agree to notify PhD Posters of this fact as soon as you are aware. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless PhD Posters, its respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives, from any and all claims arising out of your insufficient rights. This includes, but is not limited to, the actual and statutory damages for your use of the copyrighted or trademarked material of another, and all resulting legal fees. If, as a result of your improper use of the intellectual property of another, an injunction is placed against PhD Posters, you agree to reimburse PhD Posters for the economic and other damage that such injunction does actually cause.
12: General Indemnification
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless PhD Posters, its respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives from any and all claims arising out of your breach of any of these terms and conditions, and any of Your activities conducted in connection with this site.
13: Termination of Use
PhD Posters may discontinue, suspend or modify Phdposters.com at any time without notice, and PhD Posters may block, terminate or suspend your and any user's access to Phdposters.com at any time for any reason in its sole discretion, even if access continues to be allowed to others.
Phdposters.com and its Content are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark and other laws. © 2005 PhD Posters. All rights reserved. Specifically, PhD Posters does not convey to anyone, through allowing access to Phdposters.com, any ownership rights in Phdposters.com or in any Content appearing on or made available through Phdposters.com.
15: Controlling Law and Severability
This Agreement and Your use of Phdposters.com is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States and the State of North Carolina, excluding its conflict of laws provisions. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of this Agreement, or a portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible.
Any cause of action with respect to Phdposters.com or this Agreement must be instituted within one year after the claim or cause of action has risen or be barred and must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction within Durham County, North Carolina. This Agreement may not be changed or modified without the written consent of PhD Posters.