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Studios" “Garrith Murray” “Garrith Murray
Studios” "we" or "our") and set out the
entire agreement between GM Studios and you relating to your use
of this website.
Please read this agreement ("agreement") in its entirety
before you continue to use this website, download or purchase any
image. If you do not agree, discontinue using the site.
action of GM Studios, other than an express written waiver or amendment,
may be construed as a waiver or amendment of any of these terms.
Should any clause of these terms be found unenforceable, wherever
possible this will not affect any other clause and each will remain
in full force and effect?
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described on this site without purchasing a license or obtaining
written permission from GM Studios or the copyright owner.
image from this site may be published without purchasing a license.
This includes but is not limited to free sites, personal sites,
business sites and non-profit sites.
Altering any image will not free you from copyright infringement
liability. Images displayed on the site may be digitally watermarked
for tracking purposes.
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or damage the site, its contents or its security measures or to
harass GM Studios or its clients or their respective products or
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featured or displayed on this website, including, but not limited
to, text, graphics, photographs, images, moving images, sound, illustrations
and software ("Content"), is owned by GM Studios, its
licensors and its content providers.
elements of gmstudios.co.za website, including, but not limited
to, the general design and the content, are protected by copyright,
moral rights, trademark and other laws relating to intellectual
property rights. Except as explicitly permitted under this or another
agreement with GM Studios, no portion or element of this website
or its content may be copied or retransmitted via any means and
this website, its content and all related rights shall remain the
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Indemnification for Breach
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and licensors against any losses, expenses, costs or damages howsoever
incurred by any or all of them as a result of your breach of the
Terms of this Agreement or your unauthorised use of the Content
and related rights.
you may use the content on this website
other than watermarked images in the “Stock Gallery”,
may only be used commercially once you have entered into a licence
agreement and paid the relevant fee. Watermarked images in the “Stock
Gallery” may only be used for your internal "comps"
and layouts. GM Studios does not grant you any licence to use these
Images in any final materials distributed either internally or externally
by yourself or your company, including any electronic or online
system. Except for this limited, internal testing and sample use,
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sublicense or make available for use or distribution any watermarked
Studios will not issue high-resolution images for "comps"
or layout purposes.
and Property Releases
Studios gives no representations or warranties whatsoever as to
the existence of any Release associated with the Image.
GM Studios gives no representations or warranties whatsoever with
respect to the use of names, trademarks, logos, uniforms, registered
or copyrighted designs or works of art depicted in the Image.
You must satisfy yourself that all necessary rights, consents or
permissions as may be required for Reproduction of the Image have
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you to gmstudios.co.za, your IP and email address, and navigational
and purchase information, may be collected. This information may
be used to generate user profiles and to personalise the website.
On some occasions we may ask you to provide information about yourself,
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gmstudios.co.za online collection and use of information that identifies
you personally so that you can make an informed decision about continued
use of the site. These terms apply to www.gmstudios.co.za as well
as any other sites which are hosted or operated, unless different
terms are specified in a form or contract provided to you online
or off-line. Users downloading or purchasing images should refer
to the End User Licence Agreement for specific terms and conditions
relating to the purchased image.
The websites linked to gmstudios.co.za or any third-party content
provider may have different privacy policies and practices from
those disclosed here, and we encourage you to become familiar with
them. This site is operated by GM Studios in South Africa. By using
this website, you understand and agree that the information collected
from this site may be retained indefinitely, and may be stored,
accessed, and used for a variety of purposes. GM Studios may disclose
this information to affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, third party
content providers, and necessary payment processors, whose privacy
policies and practices may be different from those of GM Studios,
and for which GM Studios assumes no responsibility.
information can be used
collected online is stored indefinitely and may be used for various
purposes, including processing your transactions, customer service,
product and service development, direct marketing and marketing
analysis, facilitating your use of this website, and customizing
your image selection to your particular interests. The information
we collect may be shared with our subsidiaries, agents, third party
content providers, affiliates, and selected other entities for similar
In addition, we may notify you of special promotions, new products
or services, or other information that may be of interest.
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that what we currently have on record is incorrect, you may update
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the unlikely event of an insolvency, bankruptcy in which personal
information would be transferred as one of the business assets.
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to do so by law, or in the good faith belief that such action is
reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, respond to claims,
or protect the rights, property or safety of our company, employees,
customers, or the public.
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contribution in other works in any media now known or later developed
for the full term of any rights that may exist in your contribution.
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express or implied, including, without limitation, any implied warranties
of merchantability, satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular
purpose. The functions embodied on, or in the materials of, this
website are not warranted to be uninterrupted or without error.
You, not GM Studios, assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing,
repair or correction due to your use of this website.
as specifically stated in these terms, or elsewhere on this website,
or as otherwise required by applicable law, neither GM Studios nor
its owners, directors, employees, licensors, content providers,
affiliates or other representatives will be liable for damages of
any kind (including, without limitation, lost profits, direct, indirect,
compensatory, consequential, exemplary, special, incidental, or
punitive damages) arising out of your use of, your inability to
use, or the performance of this website or the Content whether or
not we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
and companies listed on the GM Studios Images website are not controlled
by GM Studios and we are not responsible for any content contained
in any such website or company or any loss suffered by you in relation
to your use of such websites and companies. We have listed the sites
and contacts due to their relevance and potential help to our visitors
and contributors, but we cannot monitor performance or content.
You waive any and all claims against GM Studios regarding the inclusion
of links to outside websites or your use of those websites.
Studios uses reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy, correctness
and reliability of the Content, but we make no representations or
warranties as to the Content's accuracy, correctness or reliability.
US states and foreign countries do not permit the exclusion or limitation
of implied warranties or liability for certain categories of damages.
Therefore, some or all of the limitations above may not apply to
you to the extent they are prohibited or superseded by state or
Law and Jurisdiction
agreement is governed by the laws of South Africa whose courts are
the courts of exclusive jurisdiction.
agreement will not be governed by the United Nations Convention
on contracts for the international sale of goods or any other similar
convention or laws, the application of which are expressly excluded.
we are obligated to go to court to enforce any of gmstudios.co.za
rights in terms hereof, you agree to pay all legal costs on an attorney
and client scale.
reserve the right to change terms, prices, information and available
contractual license terms featured on this website without notice.
The revised terms and conditions will be posted on the website.
You are encouraged to review these terms and conditions whenever
you visit our website to make sure you understand all the terms
of use and to ensure you are aware of any changes made to gmstudios.co.za
continued use of gmstudios.co.za after changes are posted means
you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended.
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