Contributor Agreement

Please read the terms and conditions of this Contributor Agreement (“Contributor Agreement”) carefully before contributing any Layout Design. The following is a legal agreement between you – the contributor (“You”) and the owners and operators (“We”) of www.DesignBold.com (“Website” or “DesignBold). “Content” or “Stock Media” shall refer collectively to layout designs, images, photographs, vectors, drawings and the like. By applying to be a Contributor, You agree to be bound by this Agreement.
This Contributor Agreement, which may be amended from time to time, outlines the rights you are granting to DesignBold in any Stock Media, and what uses DesignBold may make of the Stock Media. You can always find the most recent version of our Contributor Agreement here: https://www.designbold.com/contributor/agreement

DesignBold operates an online design and media licensing service. Any User who contributes Stock Media to the Service shall be referred to as a “Contributor.”

As a “Contributor”, You agree that any all Stock Media submitted to DesignBold must be your own original work, You warrant that You own all proprietary rights regarding the Stock Media and You are solely responsible for the Stock Media You uploaded. Furthermore, You acknowledge that DesignBold does not allow the submission of Stock Media that infringe on any copyright, property right, trademark or any other applicable right. If we find that you are using Stock Media that are infringing on a copyright or license, we reserve the right to remove your Stock Media from the marketplace. You may choose to contribute to the Service, Layout Designs using stock photographs, illustrations, fonts, and other media, along with any associated text, for license to other Users.

By submitting your Layout Design to our Service, You hereby grant DesignBold exclusive right and license to copy, reproduce, create derivative works, publicly display, market, sublicense to any Stock Media uploaded and used in the Layout Design by You, a Contributor, to its Users. You must not resell them on any other marketplace or service. You can advertise or share your Layout Design on your personal website or on other channels, but it has to link to your Layout Design detail page on the DesignBold Marketplace.

You acknowledge and agree that Users may make broad use of such downloaded content for any purpose, without any conditions and are under no obligation to inform DesignBold or You of the uses made of any submitted Content, unless such conditions are required by law. Nothing contained in this Agreement shall be construed to transfer any copyrights to DesignBold. The copyrights in and to all Stock Media remains with the owner of such copyrights. DesignBold cannot be held responsible for the misuse or abuse of any Stock Media uploaded even though We do our best to prevent it from happening.

DesignBold will review your Layout Design and may provide feedback on the design before it is added to our marketplace. The review process is extensive and may take time to ensure quality standards are met. DesignBold has the right to refuse to accept any Layout Design for any reason or no reason. DesignBold has the right to remove any Layout Design from the Service at any time for any reason or no reason. You have the right to remove any of your Layout Design from our Service at any time for any reason. DesignBold will use reasonable efforts to cause the Layout Design, including any additional versions, to be removed from the Service and affiliated or partner websites within sixty (60) days of your deactivation of such Layout Design. However, you agree that DesignBold will be able to keep at least a thumbnail of any Layout Design that you removed indefinitely. Deactivated content is not available for licensing to any User who has not already included it in a design prior to the time it is removed.

DesignBold may choose to impose submission limits on accounts with an acceptance rate that falls below the minimum thresholds or reject Stock Media in its sole discretion. The excessive submission of content that does not adhere to DesignBold’s guidelines may result in the termination of your DesignBold contributor account. You agree that you will not, and will not solicit any third party on your behalf, to download content you have contributed as Stock Media.

THE WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS". WE OFFER NO WARRANTY, EXPLICIT OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY CONTENT, THE WEBSITE, THE ACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION, OR ANY RIGHTS OR LICENSES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. DESIGNBOLD SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY GENERAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OR LOST PROFITS OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, COSTS OR LOSSES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENT.

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