- This entire web site is owned and operated by Jeff Gnass Photography
("Jeff Gnass"), a d/b/a of
Jeff Gnass, Inc. All material ("content") on this web site,
in whole and in part, is the property of Jeff Gnass
and is protected under United States and international copyright and trademark laws. This includes,
but is not limited to, photographs, illustrations, graphics, artwork, text, lists, articles,
and data. Also protected is all application, database, web page and web server programming,
and other software created by, or licensed by, Jeff Gnass
for the development, production, and operation of this web site and the host computer network.
Other products and software owned, leased, or licensed by Jeff Gnass
and used herein also are protected by their respective owners under copyright, patent, and trademark laws.
- None of the content on this web site is in the public domain. No portion of this web site
may be downloaded, distributed, published, altered, stored, transmitted, or copied, electronically
or by any other means known now or in the future, without express written permission from
Jeff Gnass or its designated agents. This rule applies
to individuals, businesses, and organizations alike, with exceptions noted in paragraph IV, which
allows for content usage by creative professionals. Content is watermarked, visibly and nonvisibly,
to track and assure copyright protection. Violating copyright or trademark laws carries significant
penalties. We have a record of diligently pursuing and successfully enforcing our intellectual
- We do not allow any photographs, on our web site or published anywhere else, to be reproduced
for any purpose whatsoever without express written permission. This restriction applies to any
personal use of photos as well as all other uses. Such permission always constitutes a limited
usage license and a fee is charged. We are lawfully bound to uphold the licenses and contracts
we have entered into with our clients in order to protect the interests they have acquired by
licensing our images. In many cases, violation of the copyright of our photographs impacts
more than just us. Such a violation will often cause collateral infringement of the
intellectual property of a Fortune 500 company, in which case violators are responsible
and liable for additional damages incurred by our clients.
- Creative Professionals who have registered, or who have been issued an account or digital
token to access this web site, may download content for the sole purpose of design and layout
composition ("comping"). All identification marks and attributions, visible or nonvisible,
must be maintained and remain affixed to the content. That means the name
"Jeff Gnass" or
"Jeff Gnass Photography ",
the copyright symbol, and all identification marks and attributions must remain affixed to
the content in whatever form the content is stored or transmitted. Comp images may be
transmitted to your client for review and approval. No distribution beyond this limited
usage is permitted by you or your clients. Unless agreed to in writing, content may only be
stored in electronic form for a period of 30 days, after which all copies must be effectively
erased, or otherwise destroyed, from any and all computer fixed storage devices, network
attached storage systems, Internet attached storage systems, and removable storage media.
- No content on this web site, including photographs, illustrations, graphics, and artwork may
be used as a reference for the purpose for producing "likeness" copies or "similar" images intended
to be represented as newly created works.
- Due to local, United States, and international privacy laws regulating the
solicitation and collection of personal information from children, visitors
under 18-years-old are not
allowed to register on this web site. Refer to our
policies for details.
- You may be asked to set up, or automatically be assigned, a user account, password, or digital
token in order to access content on this web site and the host computer network. Any access is a
limited privilege granted by this license, and constitutes limited authorization to use information
and digital files on this web site and the host computer network. The terms and conditions of
authorized access are determined solely by Jeff Gnass
and site administrators. Any authorized access may be modified or revoked at any time by site
administrators without prior notice to the user.
- All unauthorized use of this web site and of the host computer network, including legal
and illegal activities, for any purposes whatsoever, either through a data port connection to
the network, or by physical access to any computer on the host network, is strictly prohibited.
- Activities on this web site and on the host computer network may be monitored and logged
at the sole discretion of Jeff Gnass and site administrators.
- Access to this web site and the content on this web site is without any warranties, or
warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, and is without any guarantees
of service or performance. If use of this web site, or the content herein, does not meet your
needs, your only remedy is to cease your activity hereon.
- Unless otherwise provided for in writing by Jeff Gnass,
or its designated agents, this constitutes the complete agreement between you and
Jeff Gnass for accessing this web site. By using
this web site you agree to and are bound by any and all of the terms and conditions set forth herein.
last updated Thr, 05 May 2011