Terms & Conditions

This Agreement governs the terms by which members and clients of Christian-Art.ca obtain the right to use illustrations provided by Christian-Art.ca through the web site located at www.christian-art.ca (the “Site”). This Content License Agreement is in addition to the Terms of Use applicable to the Site and to the Membership Agreement that all persons providing content to or downloading content from the Site have previously entered into. In the event of any inconsistency between this Agreement, the Membership Agreement and the Terms of Use (both of which are incorporated into this Agreement by reference), the terms of this Agreement shall govern.

 


Background of Agreement

(a) This is a fairly lengthy document, and it contains many important provisions that affect your rights and obligations. By selecting the correct box at the end of this Agreement and typing “I Agree” or otherwise signifying your acceptance, you accept this Agreement either for yourself or on behalf of your employer or the entity that is identified as the member account holder, and agree to be bound by its provisions. If you are accepting on behalf of your employer or the entity that is the member account holder, you represent and warrant that you have full legal authority to bind your employer or such other entity. If you do not have such authority or you do not accept or agree with these terms, do not accept the Agreement and do not download the Content.

(b) In this Agreement: (i) “you” or the “Client” means you or, if you are accepting on behalf of your employer or member account entity, then “you” means that employer or entity and affiliates; (ii) “Christian-Art.ca” or “we” means Christian-Art.ca, operator of the Site; and (iii) “Content” means any illustration or visual representation generated optically, electronically, digitally or by any other means or in any media or other material that you are downloading from the Site, together with any accompanying material.

(c) This Agreement is set up as a user-determined document where you will choose to enter into either our standard royalty-free content license (the “Standard License”).

 


Standard License Terms

We hereby grant to you a perpetual, non-exclusive, non-transferable worldwide license to use the Content for the Permitted Uses (as defined below). Unless the activity or use is a Permitted Use, you cannot do it. All other rights in and to the Content, including, without limitation, all copyright and other intellectual property rights relating to the Content, are retained by Christian-Art.ca or the supplier of the Content, as the case may be.

 


Permitted Standard License Uses

(a) You may only use the Content for personal and other specified purposes which are Permitted Uses (as defined below). For clarity, you may not use the Content in products for resale, license or other distribution, unless given written consent from Christian-Art.ca. For example, you cannot superficially modify the Content, print it on a t-shirt, mug, canvas, poster, template or other item, and sell it to others for consumption, reproduction or re-sale. These uses will not be permitted as or constitute Permitted Derivative Works. Any use of the Content that is not a Permitted Use shall constitute infringement of copyright.

Permitted Uses. Subject to the restrictions described under Prohibited Uses below, the following are “Permitted Uses” of Content:

  1. prints, posters (i.e. a hardcopy) and other reproductions for personal use; and
  2. any other uses approved in writing by Christian-Art.ca.

If there is any doubt that a proposed use is a Permitted Use, you should contact Christian-Art.ca for guidance.

 


Excess Reproduction Run

In the event you that you (or a combination of you and others involved with you) reproduce the Content, or an element of the Content in excess of 1,000 times, notice must be sent to Christian-Art.ca to obtain an Extended License Agreement.  Christian-Art.ca shall invoice you for the fees associated with such excess use and you agree to pay such invoice within 30 days of receipt.

 


Term of Agreement

(a) This Agreement is effective until it is terminated. You can terminate this Agreement by destroying the Content and any Permitted Derivative Works, along with any copies or archives of it or accompanying materials (if applicable), and ceasing to use the Content for any purpose. The Agreement also terminates without notice from Christian-Art.ca if at any time you fail to comply with any of its terms. Upon termination, you must immediately (i) cease using the Content and for any purpose; (ii) destroy or delete all copies and archives of the Content or accompanying materials; and (iii) if requested, confirm to Christian-Art.ca in writing that you have complied with these requirements.

(b) Christian-Art.ca reserves the right to elect at a later date to revoke or amend the license granted by this Agreement and replace the Content with an alternative for any reason. Upon notice, sent to the address or contact information provided by you for your member account, or such other address as you may advise us in writing to use, from time to time, of such replacement, the license for the replaced Content immediately terminates for any products that do not already exist, and this license automatically applies to the replacement Content. You agree not to use the replaced Content, or any Permitted Derivative Works, for future products and to take all reasonable steps to discontinue use of the replaced Content, or any Permitted Derivative Works, in products that already exist.

 


Your Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Christian-Art.ca, its affiliates, its Content providers and their respective directors harmless from and against any and all claims, liability, losses, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable legal fees on a solicitor and client basis) incurred by any Christian-Art.ca Party as a result of or in connection with any breach or alleged breach by you or anyone acting on your behalf of any of the terms of this Agreement.

 


General Provisions

(a) You specifically agree and acknowledge that you have, in addition to the terms of this Agreement, reviewed the terms of the Membership Agreement and Terms of Use and any other agreements which may be incorporated by reference therein, and to the extent of their incorporation in this Agreement you agree to be bound by them.

(b) Christian-Art.ca failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.

(c) This Agreement is personal to you and is not assignable by you without Christian-Art.ca prior written consent.

(d) If all or part of any provision of this Agreement is wholly or partially unenforceable, the parties or, in the event the parties are unable to agree, a court of competent jurisdiction, shall put in place of such whole or part provision an enforceable provision or provisions, that as nearly as possible reflects the terms of the unenforceable whole or part provision.

(e) You agree to pay and be responsible for any and all sales taxes, use taxes, value added taxes and duties imposed by any jurisdiction as a result of the license granted to you, or of your use of the Content, pursuant to this Agreement.

(f) This Agreement will be governed under the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein (without reference to conflicts of laws principles).

(g) Any and all disputes arising out of, under or in connection with this Agreement, including without limitation, its validity, interpretation, performance and breach, shall be finally settled under the Rules of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce by a single Arbitrator appointed in accordance with such rules. The arbitration shall take place in Calgary, Alberta, and shall be conducted in the English language.

(h) The parties have requested that this Agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.

 


Acknowledgement

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT, UNDERSTAND IT, AND HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO SEEK INDEPENDENT LEGAL ADVICE PRIOR TO AGREEING TO IT. IN CONSIDERATION OF CHRISTIAN-ART.CA AGREEING TO PROVIDE THE CONTENT, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT. YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT IT IS THE COMPLETE AND EXCLUSIVE STATEMENT OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND CHRISTIAN-ART.CA, WHICH SUPERSEDES ANY PROPOSAL OR PRIOR AGREEMENT, ORAL OR WRITTEN, AND ANY OTHER COMMUNICATION BETWEEN YOU AND CHRISTIAN-ART.CA RELATING TO THE SUBJECT OF THIS AGREEMENT.