Copyright © 2022 PhotoHound
PhotoHound is a Limited Company owned by PhotoHound Ltd of May Road, Twickenham, TW2 6RJ, United Kingdom
Ownership of copyright
The copyright of the PhotoHound website and mobile applications and the material on the website and/or mobile applications (including without limitation the text, computer code, artwork, photographs [not part of user generated contents], images, music, audio material, video material and audio-visual material on this website) is owned by PhotoHound Ltd and its licensors.
PhotoHound grants to you a worldwide non-exclusive royalty-free revocable license to:
- view the website and the material on the website on a computer or mobile device via a web browser;
- download and use PhotoHound mobile applications on mobile devices;
- copy and store the website and the material on the website in your web browser cache memory; and
- print pages from the website for your own personal and non-commercial use.
PhotoHound does not grant you any other rights in relation to the website and related mobile applications or the material on the website. In other words, all other rights are reserved.
For the avoidance of doubt, you must not adapt, edit, change, transform, publish, republish, distribute, redistribute, broadcast, rebroadcast or show or play in public FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSE the website and/or mobile applications or the material on the website and/or mobile applications (in any form or media) without prior written permission from PhotoHound.
PhotoHound User generated content
In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to the website and/or to our mobile applications, for whatever purpose.
Submitted photos that a user posts or transmits on this website and/or on our mobile applications (“User Content”) will be the sole property of the user and the user shall be the owner of the intellectual property rights in and to such User Content (“User IP Rights”). PhotoHound will endeavour to protect the original user’s copyright, by including PhotoHound’s watermarked copyright information on any uploaded photos and by sizing the content appropriately.
By submitting content to us you are granting to PhotoHound an unconditional, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully transferable, perpetual worldwide license to use, publish and/or display, transmit, share and/or co-publishing in other sites (also owned or managed by PhotoHound Ltd partners and/or clients or any other third party) and/or social network and/or mobile applications, public perform, communicate to the public, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute, for any purpose including commercial exploitation your User Content (with a watermark and name, as above mentioned) in any existing or future or hereinafter invented media. You also grant to PhotoHound the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or PhotoHound or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).
You must not submit any user content to the website and/or to the mobile applications that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
PhotoHound reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website and related mobile applications, or stored on PhotoHound servers, or hosted or published upon the website and/or on mobile applications.
The automated and/or systematic collection of data from the website and/or related mobile applications is prohibited.
You may request permission to use the copyright materials on the website and/or mobile applications by writing to [email protected]
Enforcement of copyright
PhotoHound takes the protection of its copyright very seriously.
If PhotoHound discovers that you have used its copyright materials in contravention of the license above, PhotoHound may bring legal proceedings against you seeking monetary damages and an injunction to stop you using those materials. You could also be ordered to pay legal costs.
If you become aware of any use of PhotoHound copyright materials that contravenes or may contravene the license above, please report this by email to [email protected]
If you become aware of any material on the website and or on the related mobile applications that you believe infringes your or any other person’s copyright, please report this by email to [email protected]
Changes to these terms and conditions of use
Please note that we may change these terms and conditions from time to time at our sole discretion and we reserve the right to do without your consent. Any revised terms and conditions will be applicable at the time of posting on the PhotoHound website and /or mobile applications. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the PhotoHound web site and/or mobile applications after it has been posted.