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Legal notice follows:

All contents of this Web Site are copyright © 1996 - 2004 urban75. All rights reserved. No portion of this Web Site may be reproduced in any form, or by any means, without prior written permission from urban75


In this document, the 'Web Site' refers to any material published on the following domains owned by urban75: urban75.com, urban75.net urban75.org, u75.org and any other future branded domains.

1. Rules and Regulations.

The following rules and regulations apply to all visitors to or users of this Web Site. By accessing this Web Site, user acknowledges acceptance of these terms and conditions. urban75 reserves the right to change these rules and regulations from time to time at its sole discretion. In the case of any violation of these rules and regulations, urban75 reserves the right to seek all remedies available by law and in equity for such violations. These rules and regulations apply to all visits to the urban75 Web Site, both now and in the future.

2. Limited License

Please note that all material on this site - unless otherwise stated - is copyright © urban75 1996-2004, and no words, photographs, games or graphic material may be used without our express permission. urban75 hereby authorises you to copy materials published by urban75 on this Web Site solely for your own non-commercial personal use, subject to the conditions set out below. In consideration of this authorisation, you agree that any copy of these materials which you make shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices in the same form and manner as on the original. Except as specified above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right under any patent, trademark or copyright of urban75 or any third party.

ALL CONTENTS ON THIS SITE ARE PROTECTED BY COPYRIGHT. EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PERMITTED HEREIN, NO PORTION OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE MAY BE REPRODUCED IN ANY FORM, OR BY ANY MEANS, WITHOUT PRIOR WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM URBAN75. VISITORS OR USERS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO MODIFY, DISTRIBUTE, PUBLISH, TRANSMIT OR CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS OF ANY MATERIAL FOUND ON THIS SITE FOR ANY PUBLIC OR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES.

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3. URBAN75 PHOTOGRAPHY/GAMES/GRAPHICS

Photo use FAQ:

What do you mean by copyright?
It means that the photographs, games and graphics on this site are the property of urban75 and cannot be used without permission.

Can I download the photographs/games/graphics?
You may download the photographs/games/graphics and store them on your own machine for your own personal use - e.g. as a desktop wallpaper. You are not allowed to download them onto a machine that you do not own, e.g. machines in a school, College, University, Library or Cybercafe etc., or load them onto a server.

Can I distribute the photographs/games/graphics? e.g. send a friend a copy by email
They are for your personal use only, they must not be distributed, loaned, hired or sold to anyone else.

Can I use your photography in a School/College project?
If you want to use the material in a school or college project, we would expect to be asked beforehand. In some cases we will give permission, provided that the project is non profit making and the project does not involve publication on the Web, or distribution or publication in any other medium.

Can I post the photos to Newsgroups?
You are not allowed to post the photos in Newsgroups,or any similar service.

Can the photographs/games/graphics be used on a CD-ROM?
You are not allowed to distribute them on any storage media.

Can the photographs be used in a screensaver?
The photos can be used to make a screensaver provided that the screensaver is for your own personal use. It must not be sold or distributed.

Can the photographs be used on a T-shirt, Mugs, Mouse mats etc.?
You do not have permission to use the photographs on any commercial product. If you wish to license photographs from us, please read the section below.

Can the photographs be used on my Web page?
The material on the urban75 site can not be used on any other Web pages directly or indirectly without our permission.

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Photo licensing/commercial usage:

Our photos have been reproduced on book covers, international magazines and newspapers. Most images have been shot on 35mm film and digital cameras (3-8 megapixel).

If you wish to use any of our photos commercially, permission will have to be obtained from urban75 directly and a fee paid

To calculate an appropriate cost for photo usage, please forward the URLs for the images, your intended usage (distribution, print run etc), and any image/resolution requirements.

Please note that the image can only be used in line with the original request and can not be reproduced elsewhere without permission.

Please contact us at info@urban75.com with your request.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE

To deter Webmasters from using our material on other Webpages or using them outside the above permitted uses, we have been advised to set a scale of standard charges for unauthorised use.

This makes it extremely easy to obtain significant damages for unauthorised use of the material, by applying the legal process from any court in a country that is a signatory to the Berne Convention, most Countries in the world have signed this convention.


The scale of charges are:
500 US dollars per Week per photo/game/graphic, starting from the date of the infringement.
Unpaid bills accrue interest.
Expenses incurred by us and the collection Agency, in the collection of these fees are also chargeable.


Photo info: There is a technology available from Digimarc Corporation which enables a digital watermark to be embedded into the image, this company has a robot that scans the Web looking for images with a watermark which notifies the registered owner of the photo and the URL address where it found the photo.

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4. General Disclaimer.

Although urban75 has attempted to provide accurate information on the Web Site, urban75 assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information. urban75 may change the content at any time without notice. Mention of non-urban75 web sites or services is for information purposes only and constitutes neither an endorsement nor a recommendation.

ALL OPINIONS STATED ARE THOSE OF THE INDIVIDUAL AUTHORS AND ARE NOT THE RESPONSIBILITY OF URBAN75. URBAN75 SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS OR REVENUES, COSTS OF REPLACEMENT GOODS, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO DATA ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE

(i) Chat room/Bulletin boards
The views expressed in the chat room and bulletin boards are those of the individual user and not those of urban75 or its ISPs. You are asked not to post messages or emails which are abusive, racist, obscene, defamatory or the content of which is otherwise undesirable, illegal or in breach of any person's rights. We reserve the right, at our full discretion, to remove any such emails at any time and without notice to you. Bona fide requests to remove defamatory content will be honoured, although we can give no guarantee to time scale.

(ii) Applicable Law
These terms of use shall be governed by, and construed exclusively in accordance with, English law. Any dispute arising under these terms of use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts and, by using this website, you hereby submit to and waive any objections to the jurisdiction of such courts

4. Transmission of Personal Data/User Communications.
Except as required by law, urban75 will maintain the confidentiality of all personal information transmitted to urban75 by the user. Unless specifically labeled otherwise, any feedback you provide at this Web Site (via feedback forms, emails or 'private messages') shall be deemed to be non-confidential and urban75 will have no obligation to protect such information and may use such information in any way it chooses.

5. Links to Third Party Sites.
This Web Site contain links to many third party sites. Access to any other Internet site linked to this Web Site is at the user's own risk and urban75 is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on these sites. urban75 provides these links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply an endorsement.

6. Access to Password Protected/Secure Areas.

Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of the Web Site is restricted to authorised users only. Unauthorised individuals attempting to access these areas of the Web Site may be subject to prosecution.

More info:
Copyright Web site: www.benedict.com/
World Intellectual Property Org: www.wipo.org/
Copyright licensing agency: http://www.cla.co.uk
Top Ten Copyright Myths: www.templetons.com/brad/copymyths.html
UK Govt guidelines www.intellectual-property.gov.uk
Digital watermarking: www.digimarc.com




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