Effective update November 22 2020, new v5.0 site membership setup, new email address, spelling corrections, identity watermark.
Terms of Service
Please read these terms of service (“terms”, “terms of service”) carefully before using the https://ArtofShadows.com website (the “service”) operated by Ryan Burleson Photography (“us”, ‘we”, “our”).
Conditions of Use
We will provide these services to you, which are subject to the conditions stated below in this document. Every time you visit this website, use its services or make a purchase, you accept the following conditions. This is why we urge you to read them carefully.
Content Access Time
Using this website you can purchase access to view content, once you have viewed the content at least one time your access has been fulfilled in its entirety. Additional views of content beyond one view are complimentary, eg 30 days. We do not offer downloads of content here and content may be updated at a later time.
Violating the Terms, Abuse
Using this website for any malicious reason will be grounds for account suspension or it may be blocked for life. A limited functioning account setting may be imposed for minor infractions on this websites terms of service or for general misconduct. Trying to game the sites payment system or other service is abuse and will not be tolerated.
Content published on this website (digital downloads, images, texts, graphics, logos) is the property of Ryan Burleson Photography or the original creator and protected by international copyright laws. The entire compilation of the content found on this website is the exclusive property of Ryan Burleson Photography, with copyright authorship for this compilation by Ryan Burleson. You may not distribute or share any content in any manner unless you have written consent from Ryan Burleson Photography, or partners.
The entire communication with us is electronic. Every time you send us an email or visit our website, you are going to be communicating with us. You hereby consent to receive communications from us. If you subscribe to the news on our website, you are going to receive regular emails from us. We will continue to communicate with you by posting news and notices on our website and by sending you emails. You also agree that all notices, disclosures, agreements and other communications we provide to you electronically meet the legal requirements that such communications be in writing.
Comments, Reviews, and Emails
Visitors may post content as long as it is not obscene, illegal, defamatory, threatening, infringing of intellectual property rights, invasive of privacy or injurious in any other way to third parties. Content has to be free of software viruses, political campaign, and *commercial solicitation (*unless approved). We reserve all rights (but not the obligation) to remove and/or edit such content. When you post your content, you grant Ryan Burleson Photography non-exclusive, royalty-free and irrevocable right to use, reproduce, publish, modify such content throughout the world in any media.
License and Site Access
We grant you a limited license to access and make personal use of this website. You are not allowed to download or modify anything on it.
If you are an owner of an account on this website, you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your private user details (username and password). You are responsible for all activities that occur under your account or password. We reserve all rights to terminate accounts, edit or remove content and cancel orders in their sole discretion. You may not share your user account access to anyone for any reason ever. You may receive an upgraded user account temporarily, this may be added or removed with no notice.
If you have any service issues to this website after paying for any service you must contact the admin firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance or information. You understand that this website makes use of software and services from other third party companies and at times these may be down for repair or maintenance. During maintenance, server modifications, or similar some functions may error or stop working all together. These issues will be fixed in a reasonable amount of time if they can by the webmaster here, if not a coupon or credit may be added to your account for the delay. At certain times this website may be closed for new purchases, you may still however view content if you still have access and its available.
This website does not offer refunds for its service due to the nature of the service typically. Similar to a boxed software purchase when opened or accessed it cannot be refunded. We can try fixing any issue you might be having or credit you for something else. If we cannot fix the issue in a reasonable amount of time and you have not been able to use the service in any compacity we may issue a refund if a fix can not be made.
You may not screenshot, record screen from other device, print screen, screen record on device, rebroadcast, download, or copy in any manner any content from this website. We have custom event triggers to show a warning and some that will not show to the user if some illegal actions are performed. These events are seen by the webmaster and can be grounds for termination of your account immediately or in the future. When you visit a content page the server will dynamically watermark content with your user id, ip, and date. This may be seen briefly as a flash of text in videos or as a hidden color toned hashed identifier watermark burned into the photos. This can be searched for on the internet by the webmaster for removal if used illegally.
Attempts to gain any access to this website illegally like brute force or using fake credentials will be grounds for reporting and more. Using apps, websites, or other utilities that attempt to view content not paid for is not allowed, eg. fuskers are permanent ban and may be reported to the authorities with any info we can filter out of the requests. We make use of activity log viewer showing any or all requests made with user info.