TERMS OF USE/COPYRIGHT INFORMATION


Updated 2008

Please read the following information carefully before using
the North Valley Arts website. By accessing or using the North Valley Arts
website, you agree to be legally bound by these Terms of Use and Copyrights.

01.Trademarks, Copyrights and Restrictions
02.North Valley Art artwork commercial Usage Rules
03.Special Requests
04.Artworks belonging to individual artists
05.Linked Sites
06.Submissions to the northvalleyart.com
07.Applicability of Online Materials
08.DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY
09.Indemnification
10.Governing Law


01.Trademarks, Copyrights and Restrictions
The North Valley Arts website is administered by SITEMASTER ("NVA," "we," "us,"
or "our"). If you wish to contact us, you may review our contact procedures here.
The North Valley Arts website was created to be both useful and entertaining. All materials on the
North Valley Arts website ("Online Materials"), including, without limitation, names, logos,
trademarks, service marks, images, illustrations, audio clips, and video clips, are protected by
copyrights and other intellectual property rights owned and controlled by North Valley Arts, SITE
Curator or by other parties that have licensed their material to NorthValleyArts.com. No Online
Material may be copied, reproduced, republished, modified, uploaded, posted, transmitted,
distributed in any way, or otherwise used for any purpose without the prior written permission of
their respective owners. You may not add, delete, distort, or otherwise modify the contents on the
North Valley Arts website. Any unauthorized attempts to modify any Online Material, to defeat or
circumvent our security features, or to utilize the North Valley Arts website for other than their
intended purposes are prohibited.

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02.North Valley Arts artwork commercial Usage Rules
All text documents, images, animations, audio, video, hypermedia and programming published by
North Valley Arts within this website, are for non-commercial, educational and/or personal use only.
None of the materials published here within may be reused in the public domain. Any commercial
use or re-publication is strictly prohibited. Copying, redistribution, or exploitation for personal or
corporate gain is not permitted. If you are distributing northvalleyarts.com art in electronic format
this is a violation of copyright laws and will not be tolerated. Examples of distributions are electronic
greeting/post cards, electronic flyers/newsletters/mailers, 'websets,' electronic stationary, computer
backgrounds, computer screen savers, etc. To display a representation of a NVA artwork on a
personal object for personal use (clothing, wood, or other materials such as in paper format
(publications, pamphlets, books, flyers, etc.) is not a break of copyright laws. To distribute more
than one item of your creation and/or sell a representation of a NVA artwork without
northvalleyarts.com(s) permission is a violation of copyright laws. This type of distribution is
considered a commercial use. Any form of commercial use is prohibited due to existing licenses by
NorthValleyArts.com. If for personal use or if commercial permission is granted then along with
placing the copyright notice next to each image, you are also required to prominently credit the
official North Valley Arts website, www.northvalleyarts.com The copyright notice should state:
"© Artists given name and original year date of creation.The text (if any) of NorthValleyArts.com
or applicable artist should be linked directly to NorthValleyArts.com or responsible artist. We know
that sometimes it is not possible to put the copyright next to the artwork. If this cannot be done,
just make sure the artist(s) are visibly credited on each page an image is displayed.

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03.For special requests or information on reproductions for publishing and/or commercial use, contact:

Arthur Wesley Lemner,
Curator of Art at NorthValleyArts.com
Chico, California
Email: curator@northvalleyarts.com

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04.Artworks belonging to individual artists:
All other artworks and other graphics displayed and distributed on the NVA website
(NorthValleyArts.com) are created by individual artists and are copyrighted by the individual artists
respectfully. To post/display/distribute images of one or more pieces of a NVA artist artwork on a
personal/commercial website (or other electronic format) without written permission is considered
an infringement of copyright.
Permission Must Be and Can Only Be granted by the individual artist(s).
If permission for displaying a NVA artists artwork on a website and/or other electronic formats has
been granted by the author/creator of the work of art:

Then if your website or electronic format is strictly for personal use then you may DISPLAY your
own example electronic images if you follow these copyrights

• Display the copyright notice next to each image.
The copyright notice should state: "© Artists given name and original year date of creation".
The text (if any) of NorthValleyArts.com or applicable artist should be linked directly to
NorthValleyArts.com or responsible artist. We know that sometimes it is not possible to put the
copyright next to the artwork. If this cannot be done, just make sure the artist(s) are visibly
credited on each page an image is displayed.

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05.Linked Sites
We have provided links to art and artists related sites for further investigation("Linked
Sites",”Sponsors Sites”). We do not review individual artists Linked Sites and email addresses in
any way except to verify their/its existence at the time of submission and thereafter only
bi-annually whether or not northvalleyart.com is affiliated with the sponsors of a site. NVA does not
review Sponsors Sites whether or not northvalleyart.com is affiliated with the sponsors of a site.
NVA is not responsible for the content of Linked Sites or any off-site pages linked to the
northvalleyarts.com website. You access such linked sites and off-site pages at your own risk. It is
up to you to take precautions to ensure that such linked sites that you visit and the information
you select on them are free of viruses, worms, vermin, trojan horses, back doors, spybots, and
other items of a destructive or invasive nature. Visitors to any Linked Sites are expected to abide
by the Terms of Use and Privacy Policies of that particular Linked Site.


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06.Submissions to the NorthValleyArts.com
You may only use NorthValleyArts.com and their contents for lawful purposes and in accordance
with applicable law and you are prohibited from storing, distributing or transmitting any unlawful
material through NorthValleyArts.com website. You may not collect or store personal information
regarding other users. You recognize that storing, distributing or transmitting unlawful material
could expose you to criminal and/or civil liability. You agree that if a third party claims that material
you have contributed to NorthValleyArts.com is unlawful, you will bear the burden of establishing
that it is lawful. You understand and agree that all materials publicly posted (other than by
NorthValleyArts.com) or privately transmitted on or through NorthValleyArts.com are the sole
responsibility of the sender, not NorthValleyArts.com, and that you are responsible for all material
you upload, post or otherwise transmit to or through NorthValleyArts.com website. Any notes,
message/bulletin board postings, ideas, suggestions, concepts, or other material submitted to us
will become the property of northvalleyarts.com and northvalleyarts.com shall be entitled to use
such material for any type of use forever, including in any media whether now known or hereafter
devised. You agree that any submission you make to us is original with you and accurate. You
agree that you will not submit or otherwise publish through the northvalleyart.com any content,
or act in any way, which in northvalleyart.com’s opinion:

(A) may constitute libel, defamation, invasion of privacy, abusive, or threatening;

(B) may infringe any intellectual property or other right of any entity or person;

(C) may violate any applicable law or advocates illegal activity;

(D) advertises or otherwise solicits funds or is a solicitation for goods, services, advertisers or
sponsors or otherwise engages in commercial activity;

(E) disrupts the normal flow of dialogue or otherwise act in a way which affects the ability of other
people to engage in real time activities via the northvalleyart.com website;

(F) includes programs which may contain viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other computer code,
files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software
or hardware or telecommunication;

(G) includes MP3 format files;

(H) disobeys any policy or regulation established from time to time regarding use of the
northvalleyarts.com website or any networks connected to the northvalleyarts.com website;

(I) or contains links to other sites that contain the kind of content which falls within the descriptions set out in (A) to (H) above.

We are not responsible for any material posted on the bulletin boards, guestmaps or in the chat
areas conducted on northvalleyart.com website. We will cooperate with any law enforcement
authorities and comply with any judicial order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of
anyone posting materials in violation of any applicable federal, state, or local laws. We reserve the
right in our sole discretion to remove or disable access to any material posted on or to our site,
including without limitation material posted by you to an NorthValleyArts.com website message
board, guestmap or chat room if we believe that material violates any of the above policies or
infringes any intellectual property rights. Furthermore, if we believe in our sole discretion that you
have violated any of the terms of these Terms of Use, including specifically but without limitation by
posting or providing links to material which infringes intellectual property rights, we reserve the
right to terminate your access to the NorthValleyArts.com website.

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07.Applicability of Online Materials
Unless otherwise specified, the Online Materials are presented solely for the purpose of Entertaining
users of this site in the United States and its territories, and for promoting programs, books, and
other products. The NorthValleyArts.com website is controlled and operated by northValleyArts.com
from its offices within the State of California. We make no representation that the Online Materials
are appropriate or available for use in other locations outside the United States. Those who visit the
northvalleyarts.com website from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible
for compliance with all applicable local laws. You specifically agree to comply with all applicable laws,
including without limitation those concerning the transmission of technical data exported from the
United States or the country in which you reside.

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08.DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM WEBSITE, THE ONLINE
MATERIALS, AND ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PURCHASED ON THE NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM
WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. ALL ONLINE MATERIALS AND THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
OFFERED ON THE NORTVALLEY.COM WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE"
WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT
PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM DISCLAIMS ALL
WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES
OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. NEITHER
NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM, NOR ITS AFFILIATED AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, NOR THEIR
RESPECTIVE VENDORS, AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES, NOR ANY PERSON INVOLVED IN THE CREATION,
PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM WEBSITE WARRANT THAT
THIS SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE
CORRECTED, OR THAT NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THEM AVAILABLE
ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE MATERIAL THAT YOU MAY SEE
AND READ ON THE NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM WEBSITE IS PROVIDED FOR ENTERTAINMENT AND
PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES. NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY
REPRESENTATION REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIAL IN THE
NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM WEBSITE OR LINKED SITES IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS,
ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM MAKES NO WARRANTIES
THAT YOUR USE OF THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICE OR OTHER
CONTENT IN NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM SITES WILL NOT INFRINGE THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND
NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR
OMISSIONS IN SUCH MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICES OR OTHER
CONTENT OF THE NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM WEBSITE. IF APPLICABLE LAW DOES NOT ALLOW THE
EXCLUSION OF SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE IMPLIED WARRANTIES TO APPLY TO YOU, THE
ABOVE EXCLUSIONS WILL APPLY TO YOU ONLY TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMER, YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT
NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM, ITS AFFILIATED AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE
VENDORS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, AND ANY PERSON INVOLVED IN THE CREATION, PRODUCTION
AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM WEBSITE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR:
(A) ANY CLAIMS, LIABILITY, OR DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, INCIDENTAL,
CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM YOUR PURCHASE
OF ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICES ON THE NORTHVALLEYART.COM WEBSITE OR FROM YOUR USE
OF ANY ONLINE MATERIALS;
(B) YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE OR ACCESS THE NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM WEBSITE; OR
(C) DEFECTS, DELAYS IN OPERATION, TRANSMISSION FAILURE, OR OTHER FAILURE OF
PERFORMANCE ON THE NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM WEBSITE OR THE INTERNET. IF APPLICABLE
LAW DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF
LIABILITY TO APPLY TO YOU, THE LIMITATION WILL APPLY TO YOU ONLY TO THE EXTENT
PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. WE DO NOT ENDORSE ANY MATERIAL, INFORMATION OR
OPINIONS INCLUDED AND/OR EXPRESSED IN OR ON THE BULLETIN BOARDS, IN THE CHAT AREAS
OR OTHER FORUMS CONDUCTED ON THE NORTHVALLEYART.COM WEBSITE ("FORUMS") AND WE
MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING SUCH MATERIAL, INFORMATION OR
OPINIONS. WE DO NOT UNDERTAKE TO MONITOR OR REVIEW FORUMS, AND THE CONTENT OF
FORUMS IS NOT THE RESPONSIBILITY OF NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM. NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM MAY
REMOVE OR MODIFY ANY CONTENT WITHOUT NOTICE OR LIABILITY AT ANY TIME IN ITS SOLE
DISCRETION. ANY USE OF THE NORTHVALLEYARTS.COM WEBSITE OR THE FORUMS WILL BE AT
YOUR OWN RISK AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION ON LIABILITY
SET OUT ABOVE.

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09.Indemnification
You will indemnify and hold harmless NorthValleyArts.com, its parent, affiliated and subsidiary
entities, and the successors, licensees, assigns, officers and directors of each from and against any
and all claims, losses and damages (including reasonable attorney's fees) constituting and arising
out of a breach of any of the provisions of these Terms of Use, including without limitation from
your placement or transmission of any content onto northvalleyarts.com 's servers, and/or from
any and all use of the NorthValleyArts.com website.

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10.Governing Law
These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State
of California without regard to its provisions regarding conflicts of law. You agree to submit to the
exclusive jurisdiction of the federal, state, and local courts located within the State of California. If
any provision of these Terms of Use is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, it will not affect the validity
and enforceability of any other provision. These Terms of Use set forth the entire agreement
regarding all of the matters discussed herein. Because these Terms of Use are subject to change
and you will be legally bound by such changes, you should periodically visit this section to review
the current Terms of Use. We reserve the right to terminate this agreement at any time without
notice for any reason. These Terms of Use were last updated January. 2008

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