TERMS OF PURCHASE AGREEMENT
This Terms of Purchase Agreement (the “Agreement”), is made by and between Rachel & Co. Inc. trading as Haute Stock (hereafter known as “Company”), and you (hereafter known as “Purchaser”, and collectively, the “Parties”).
By purchasing a Product (as defined below) from Company, Purchaser agrees to the following terms:
Company provides Styled Stock Photography Membership (herein referred to as the “Product”). Purchaser agrees to abide by all policies and procedures as outlined in this agreement as a condition of their purchase. Purchaser’s purchase of the Product includes the ability to enter into agreements and/or make transactions electronically. PURCHASER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THEIR PURCHASE CONSTITUTES THEIR AGREEMENT TO AND INTENT TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND ANY RELATED AGREEMENT INCLUDING OTHER POLICIES AND CONTRACTS, AND TO PAY FOR PRODUCT.
We understand that finding the right imagery and stock assets is an important factor in building your brand. If you don't find anything you want to use within 7 days of signing up for a membership, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a Couture Curation® or a refund.
A refund will only be issued if you have not downloaded any images or assets from the library.
NO REFUNDS will be issued if Purchasers forget to cancel their membership prior to the renewal date. The member account will remain active until the end of the subscription term and all images downloaded while the membership was active may still be used.
You may terminate your Membership at any time. However, no refunds will be issued for payments already processed.
Company may suspend provision of the Products, or terminate, without refund to you, this Purchase Agreement and the Image License: a) upon your breach of the terms hereof; b) upon failure by you to pay a fee as associated owed to the Company; c) if you become insolvent or file, or consent to, a petition in bankruptcy or are adjudicated bankrupt or insolvent or make an assignment for the benefit of creditors or an arrangement pursuant to any law regarding bankruptcy or the rights of creditors or discontinue or dissolve your business or if a receiver is appointed with respect to your business or assets; or (d) if you breach any of the terms of the Image License.
By purchasing the Product, the Purchaser agrees to the following Asset License:
Haute Stock membership comes with a non-exclusive limited use license.
"Stock assets" refers to content such as: images, videos, templates, icons, backgrounds, quote graphics, and marketing guides.
✔ Use stock assets for personal or business use, online and in print.
✔ Use the stock assets on social media platforms, on Pinterest, for blog posts, and on websites.
✔ Use the stock assets as part of Facebook or Instagram ads, Pinterest ads, YouTube ads, and other online advertising.
✔ Resize, crop, add filters, modify colors, and change stock asset orientation.
✔ Overlay stock assets with text, website screenshots, product designs, and PDF designs.
✔ Use the stock assets as backgrounds in presentations, webinars and slideshows.
✔ Use the stock assets to create opt-ins such as checklists, workbooks, PDFs, and ebooks, as long as the images are flattened and overlaid with text or graphics and cannot be extracted, and so long as the asset is not a main component of the download.
✔ Use the assets for multiple businesses/blogs for which the member is the sole owner.
PURCHASERS MAY NOT:
🚫 Sell, loan, transfer, make available for download, or give away the stock assets to a third-party.
🚫 Transfer membership or login credentials to a third party - whether a client, customer, or business partner without previous written consent obtained directly from Haute Stock.
🚫 Use the stock assets to create derivative products where the stock asset is the main component of the design, such as: art prints, mugs, phone cases, calendars, screen savers, clipart, or similar products.
🚫 Include the stock assets in a design or product created for clients/customers (i.e. by modifying the original assets by adding text or graphics), unless you have purchased the appropriate Extended Commercial License (Agency Plan or Designer Plan).
🚫 Use the stock assets for clients/customer work or social media management, unless you have purchased the appropriate Extended Commercial License (Agency Plan or Designer Plan).
🚫 Include the stock assets in website templates, design templates, quote templates, or any other editable product, unless you have purchased the appropriate Extended Commercial License (Designer Plan).
🚫 Use the stock assets for ebooks or physical books to be sold on Amazon, similar mass distribution sites or traditional publishing houses, unless you have purchased the appropriate Extended Commercial License (Designer Plan).
🚫 Use the stock assets to promote or sell other stock photo or video products/services/resources/courses, whether for free or paid.
🚫 Use the stock assets to create content intended for mass distribution in a membership site, print-on-demand, or third-party design site.
🚫 Stock assets may not be used for any offensive, defamatory, illegal or pornographic use.
🚫 Claim the stock assets as your own or transfer copyright of the stock assets (even if modified) to a third-party.
Copyright of the images remains with Haute Stock or the original creator of the images and is not transferred to Purchasers.
Credit / Attribution is not required, but always appreciated. Remember to use #hautestock or #hautestockco so we can see how you use the images and even feature your business!
Users acknowledge that Haute Stock (Rachel & Co. Inc.) does not make any representations or assurances of non-infringement and does not make claim to have received releases from any brands, designers, or manufacturers for use of products, registered trademarks, logos or intellectual property portrayed in the images. Purchasers agree that Haute Stock (Rachel & Co. Inc.) shall not be liable for any damages resulting from the use of any of the images provided. Haute Stock (Rachel & Co. Inc.) shall not be liable for any claims related to, or resulting from, your use of the images, which may or may not have been modified by you, or combined with other content.
Members may not under any circumstances transfer membership or login credentials to a third party - whether a client, customer, or business partner without previous written consent obtained directly from Haute Stock.
Company sells Products 'as is' without warranty or guarantee of any kind, either express or implied, including no warranty as to merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK.
Purchaser agrees to accept all risk associated with the use of any Product, including but not limited to, ingestion of or application to Purchaser’s person, the use of any Product personally or in business, all taxes and regulations applicable to any Product, all legal compliance issues related to any Product. Purchaser understands that the Company is disclaiming all liability from harm of any kind or nature caused directly or indirect from any Product.
Purchaser agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Company, its affiliates, and its respective officers, directors, agents, employees, and other independent contractors from any and all claims, demands, losses, causes of action, damage, lawsuits, judgments, including attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of, or relating to, Purchaser’s action(s) under this Agreement or misuse of a Product. Purchaser agrees to defend against any and all claims, demands, causes of action, lawsuits, and/or judgments arising out of, or relating to, the Purchaser’s participation under this Agreement, unless expressly stated otherwise by Company, in writing.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
Purchaser agrees that the Company’s liability for any reason shall be no more than the total purchase price of the Product purchased.
If a dispute is not resolved first by good-faith negotiation between the Parties to this Agreement, every controversy or dispute to this Agreement will be submitted to binding arbitration. The arbitration shall occur within ninety-(90)-days from the date of the initial arbitration demand and shall take place in Calgary, Alberta. The Parties shall cooperate in exchanging and expediting discovery as part of the arbitration process and shall cooperate with each other to ensure that the arbitration process is completed within the ninety-(90)-day period. The written decision of the arbitrators (which will provide for the payment of costs, including attorneys’ fees) will be absolutely binding and conclusive and not subject to judicial review, and may be entered and enforced in any court of proper jurisdiction.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Alberta, and of Canada, regardless of the conflict of laws principles thereof.
ENTIRE AGREEMENT; AMENDMENT; HEADINGS.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the Parties with respect to its relationship, and supersedes all prior oral or written agreements, understandings and representations to the extent that they relate in any way to the subject matter hereof. Neither course of performance, nor course of dealing, nor usage of trade, shall be used to qualify, explain, supplement or otherwise modify any of the provisions of this Agreement. No amendment of, or any consent with respect to, any provision of this Agreement shall bind either party unless set forth in a writing, specifying such waiver, consent, or amendment, signed by both parties. The headings of Sections in this Agreement are provided for convenience only and shall not affect its construction or interpretation.
Should any provision of this Agreement be or become invalid, illegal, or unenforceable under applicable law, the other provisions of this Agreement shall not be affected and shall remain in full force and effect.
The waiver or failure of Company to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further right hereunder.