What We Are:


 


 


 


The Pinup Artists Network website was created to offer artists, photographers, and models their own networking site without fear of image censorship due to nudity. The Pinup Artists Network was also created due to a need for pinup and erotic artists to have a place on the internet where they can interact, post their images, share their knowledge, promote their own websites, businesses and products, and generally have an online environment free of heavy-handed censorship or the worry of being banned for expressing their artistic creativity.


 



What We Are Not:


 


 


 


The Pinup Artists Network is not (nor will it ever be) a porn site. The same restrictions that most other art websites impose will be adhered to at The Pinup Artists Network, with regards to images of sexual intercourse, masturbation, child nudity, and overtly violent images of rape, murder, self mutilation, dismemberment, etc. As a member/user of this site, it is your responsibility to know, and adhere to the Terms of Service. We reserve the right to change, alter or modify the Terms of Service as needed. All postings, past and present are subject to the most current terms of service.


 



Please read these Terms of Service ("Terms") carefully. They contain the legal terms and conditions that govern your use of services provided to you by The Pinup Artists Network including information, text, images, graphics, data or other materials ("Content") and products and services provided by same as well as all elements, software, programs and code forming or incorporated in to www.pinupnet.com (the "Service"). This Service is operated by The Pinup Artists Network. The Pinup Artists Network is also referred to in these Terms as "we", "our", and "us".


 



By using our Service, you agree to be bound by Section I of these Terms ("General Terms"), which contains provisions applicable to all users of our Service, including visitors to the The Pinup Artists Network website. If you choose to register as a member of our, you will be asked to check a box indicating that you have read, and agree to be bound by, the additional terms set forth in Section II of these Terms ("Additional Terms").


 



Section I: General Terms


 



1. Availability


 


This Service is provided by The Pinup Artists Network on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis and we reserve the right to modify, suspend or discontinue the Service, in its sole discretion, at any time and without notice in case of emergency server problems or such. You agree that The Pinup Artists Network is not and will not be liable to you for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.


 


2. Privacy


 


The Pinup Artists Network has a firm commitment to safeguarding your privacy. Please review our Privacy Policy. The terms of our privacy policy are incorporated into, and form a part of, these Terms.


 


3. Trademarks


 


All brand, product and service names used in this Service which identify The Pinup Artists Network or third parties and their products and services are proprietary marks of us and/or the relevant third parties. Nothing in this Service shall be deemed to confer on any person any license or right on the part of us or any third party with respect to any such image, logo or name.


 



4. Copyright


 


The Pinup Artists Network is, unless otherwise stated, the owner of all copyright and data rights in the Service and its contents. Artists who have have posted works to The Pinup Artists Network are either the copyright owners of the component parts of that work or are posting the work under license from a copyright owner or his or her agent or otherwise as permitted by law and they retain all rights applicable to said postings. You may not reproduce, distribute, publicly display or perform, or prepare derivative works based on any of the Content including any such works without the express, written consent of the appropriate owner of copyright in such works. The Pinup Artists Network does not claim ownership rights in your works or other materials posted by you to same said network (Your Content). You agree not to distribute any part of the Service other than Your Content in any medium other than as permitted in these Terms of Service or by use of functions on the Service provided by us. You agree not to alter or modify any part of the Service unless expressly permitted to do so by us or by use of functions on the Service provided by us.


 


5. Reporting Copyright Violations


 


The Pinup Artists Network respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects users of the Service to do the same. At our discretion and in appropriate circumstances, we may remove Your content submitted to the Site, terminate the accounts of users or prevent access to the site by users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe the copyright in your work or in the work for which you act as an agent has been infringed through this service, please contact PinUp Artists Network for notice of claims of copyright infringement, You must provide our agent with substantially the following information, which we may then forward to the alleged infringer (see 17 U.S.C. 512 (c)(3) for further details):


 



U.S.C. 512 (c)(3):


 


 



    • 1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.


 



    • 2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.


 



    • 3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material.

 



    • 4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.

 



    • 5. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner.

 



    • 6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

 


 


6. Conduct


 


You agree that you shall not interfere with or disrupt (or attempt to interfere with or disrupt) this Service or servers or networks connected to this Service, or to disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to this Service; or provide any information to PinUp Artists Network that is false or misleading, that attempts to hide your identity or that you do not have the right to disclose. The Pinup Artists Network does not endorse any content placed on the Service by third parties or any opinions or advice contained in such content. You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless The Pinup Artists Network, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and expert fees, arising out of or in any way connected with your access to or use of the Services, or your violation of these Terms.


 


You agree to be subject to and to conduct yourself in accordance with the rules of this Network. You are responsible for all of Your Content you upload, download, and otherwise copy, distribute and display using the Service. You must have the legal right to copy, distribute and display all parts of any content that you upload, download and otherwise copy, distribute and display. Content provided to you by others, or made available through websites, magazines, books and other sources, are protected by copyright and should not be uploaded, downloaded, or otherwise copied, distributed or displayed without the consent of the copyright owner or as otherwise permitted by law.You agree not to use the Service:


 


 



    • 1. for any unlawful purposes;


 



    • 2. to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any material that is blatantly obscene, pornographic, unlawful, threatening, menacing, abusive, harmful, an invasion of privacy or publicity rights, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, illegal or otherwise objectionable by any reasonable society;


 



    • 3. to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any material that infringes any copyright, trade mark, patent or other intellectual property right or any moral right or artist's right of any third party including, but not limited to, us or to facilitate the unlawful distribution of copyrighted content or illegal content;


 



    • 4. to display or cause harm minors in any way, including, but not limited to, uploading, posting, or otherwise transmitting content that violates child pornography laws, child sexual exploitation laws or laws prohibiting the depiction of minors engaged in sexual conduct.


 



    • 5. to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any material which is likely to cause harm to  PinUp Artists Network or anyone else's computer systems, including but not limited to that which contains any virus, code, worm, data or other files or programs designed to damage or allow unauthorized access to the Service which may cause any defect, error, malfunction or corruption to the Service;


 



    • 6. for any commercial purpose, NO spamming is allowed in the text fields... except as expressly permitted by us to the Artists registered with this network.

 


 


Member/User Conduct:


 


Members and users are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that is constructive and respectful of others at all times. The goal of this site is to facilitate a culture of collaboration, mentorship, and friendships. Within the Figure art community!


 


Members/Users will not!


 


 



    • 1. Transmit any libelous, defamatory, or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law.


 



    • 2. Personal attacks. This includes but is not limited to, destructive, abusive, defamatory communications in any form, and retaliatory attacks from personal attacks.


 



    • 3. Destructive commentary/communications made with the intent to disrupt or attack (Trolling). This applies to any communications within this community.


 



    • 4. No Torture... defined by Webster's as... the action or practice of inflicting severe pain on someone as a punishment or to force them to do or say something, or for the pleasure of the person inflicting the pain.


 



    • 5. No close ups of Sexual acts such as are found in common pornographic materials....


 



    • 6. No Child Pornography or images of children nude or in sexual situations


 



    • 7. A signed model release with Photo-ID is required for all nude photograph images. we reserve the right to require proof of models age to be faxed or emailed to our staff.

 


 


If you have a problem with any post or image, please contact the administration for further evaluation.


 


Any post, image can be removed at the discretion of the site Admin if it is determined to be unsuitable. Although there may be some images which, seem to be in apparent violation of the rules, will be permitted to stay in the interests of free speech and religious tolerance. In such cases the artist may be approached with questions about the post by the Admin. You will always be informed of a possible removal of your image if at all possible in case you would prefer to take it down your self or alter its content to be in line with these rules..


 



Violations:


 


Members that violate the rules above will be notified by a member of the Staff  any member who Continually violates the rules will result in a temporary ban. Habitual rule violations can result in a permanent ban.


 


The Pinup Artists Network members remain the original copyright holder in all materials provided on the community. Do not use any post, images or writings without expressed, written consent by the copyright holder. Use of the material inconsistent with these terms and conditions is prohibited and considered an infringement of the copyrights of the respective holders.


 


Communications :


 


The Pinup Artists Network provides a variety of communication tools to members. These include: forums, galleries, groups, and site mail. Members using The Pinup Artists Network to send spam, or unsolicited advertising information, etc will be subject to disciplinary action . Any information provided by members using these services is considered public information and is logged. The Pinup Artists Network has access to these communications and will review them if needed. The Pinup Artists Network will not be held responsible and/or liable for information that members choose to share via these tools. We strongly recommend that members exercise forethought and caution prior to disclosing any personal information while using these tools.


 


Posting private email or sitemail communications without the written consent of both parties is not allowed.

7. Amendment of the Terms


 


We reserve the right to amend these Terms from time to time in our sole discretion. If you have registered as a member, we shall notify you of any material changes to these Terms (and the effective date of such changes) by sending an email to the address you have provided to us for your account. For all other users, we will post the revised terms on the Site. If you continue to use the Service after the effective date of the revised Terms, you will be deemed to have accepted those changes. If you do not agree to the revised Terms, your sole remedy shall be to discontinue using the Service.


 


8. Registration


 


To register as a member of the Service or purchase products, you must be 18 years or lawfully permitted to enter into and form contracts under applicable law. In no event may minors submit Content to the Service. You agree that the information that you provide to us upon registration, at the time of purchase, and at all other times will be true, accurate, current and complete. You also agree that you will ensure that this information is kept accurate and up to date at all times. This is especially important with respect to your email address, since that is the primary way in which we will communicate with you about your account.


 


9. Subscriptions


 


The Pinup Artists Network is offering paid subcription services to offset the continued investments of time and money and the costs of hosting and maintaining this website. The subscriptions are offered as a Premium Membership, which allow Premium Members amenities not available with a standard membership. Premium Memberships are available at a monthly, quarterly, or yearly subscription rate and are recurring, based upon the membership level that was purchased. Failure to pay your membership fee within 5 days of notification will automatically cancel your Premium Membership and return you to your standard membership level. You may upgrade or cancel your Premium Membership at any time. Premium Memberships that are cancelled within 7 days after initial purchase will be refunded. Suspended or banned accounts due to violations of the Terms of Service will not be refunded. All payments for this website are through PayPal.


 


10. Submitting Content


 


Text entry fields PMs and Chat - As a registered member of the Service, you will be granted the privilege of participating various froms of verbal communication on  the PinUp Artists Network website as part of the Service, which means you may post Your Content in the form of text for display in these areas of the  website, subject to your compliance with the Terms. No Inflammatory, or otherwise possible area's for contention are allowed!


 


11. Copyright in Your Content


 


The Pinup Artists Network does not claim ownership rights in Your Content. For the sole purpose of enabling us to make your Content available through the Service, you grant to The Pinup Artists Network a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to reproduce, distribute, re-format, store, prepare derivative works based on, and publicly display and perform Your Content. Please note that when you upload Content, third parties will be able to copy, distribute and display your Content using readily available tools on their computers for this purpose although other than by linking to your Content on The Pinup Artists Network any use by a third party of your Content could violate paragraph 4 of these Terms and Conditions unless the third party receives permission from you by license.


 


12. Commercial Activities


 


Commercial activities mean the offering, solicitation or sale of goods or services by anyone other than us. Commercial activities with respect to the arts are permitted for registered members acting as individuals, for small corporations or partnerships engaged primarily in art-related activities in which one or more of the principals is a registered member or for those seeking to retain the services or works of a registered member. Commercial activities in the form of paid advertising on the Service are subject to the terms and conditions relating to the purchase of such advertising. No other commercial activities are permitted on or through the Service without ours written approval. Any interactions with members of the Service with respect to commercial activities including payment for and delivery of goods and/or services and any terms related to the commercial activities including conditions, warranties or representations and so forth are solely between you and the other member.

13. Suspension and Termination of Access and Membership


 


You agree that The Pinup Artists Network may at any time, and without notice, suspend or terminate any part of the Service, or refuse to fulfill any order, or any part of any order or terminate your membership and delete any Content stored on the network, in our sole discretion, if you fail to comply with the Terms or applicable law.


 

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