(what is legal and acceptable)
Our services provide you (the customer) the opportunity to have and own your website without any contracts, commitments, agreements, or attachments. When we complete your website, you are the sole owner and we (the developer) have no legal rights to or responsibilities for your website.
When assembling your website content (and by content we consider this to be any written text copy, photographic images, or graphic designs), you need to understand that there are restrictions involved. Please be aware that anything you extract from the Internet is generally considered to be copyrighted material. So if you are looking up images or graphics on Google, these are not yours to use unless you have accessed these from a free use site. When you pull anything from the web, make sure you document the origin of the image for future reference. For the most part, your website content should be original.
If during the course of your website development and launch you find out the the content you provided is not useable, we will terminate the website development project and there will not be any refund provided.
The one great thing about graphics, images, and content is that there are portals of free or license-free products available on the Internet. Google (Free Stock Photography) and you will find many resources. Make sure you understand the usage rights to all stock photography. The Website Resource will request any documentation of stock images you submit for your website.
Note: The Website Resource has full legal rights to reject the use of any image, graphic, or content that we know or consider to be copyrighted material.
If you use a photograph of your own, we have the right to approve the images you submit. Not everything you shoot with your phone or digital camera is acceptable to use. If there are any discrepancies, we will notify you.
As the developer and publisher of your website, The Website Resource has the right to deny web development services to anyone that we feel may be looking to post objectionable materials or inappropriate content. Every business customer and their proposed content will be evaluated by our development team and either given approval or denied. This is our strict policy. We follow all website rules, guidelines, and Internet laws. This includes images, graphics, photography and written content.
As between The Website Resource and you, you shall be the owner (of) all intellectual property pertaining to your User Content, including to any designs, images, animations, videos, audio files, fonts, logos, illustrations, compositions, artworks, interfaces, text, literary works, and any other materials created by you, and issued to The Website Resource as usable content for the development of your website. You hereby grant The Website Resource as liable free to any content as mentioned above.
As the website owner, you agree to having obtained all consents and permissions required under all applicable laws, regarding the posting, transmission and publication of any personal information and/or image or likeness of any person, entity or property which is part of the User Content, and you will adhere to all laws applicable thereto.
In addition, you agree not to submit, transmit or display any User Content, or use Licensed Content in a context, which may be deemed as defamatory, libelous, obscene, harassing, threatening, incendiary, abusive, racist, offensive, deceptive or fraudulent, encouraging criminal or harmful conduct, or which otherwise violates the rights of The Website Resource, or any third party (including any intellectual property rights, privacy rights, contractual or fiduciary rights), or otherwise shows any person, entity or brand in a bad or disparaging light, without their prior explicit approval.