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PlanIt 3D - Terms of Service

ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS OF SERVICE

PlanIt 3D is operated under the Terms Of Service contained in this document (referred to as "Terms Of Service"). By completing the registration, sign-up form, and/or by the use of this site, you are indicating your agreement to be bound by all of the terms and conditions set forth below.

Description of Service:
PlanIt 3D’s mission is to provide members of the CG graphics community with a friendly environment that promotes collaboration and knowledge sharing between community members. By providing forums, private messaging, galleries and similar functionality PlanIt 3D enables members to communicate ideas, provide advise, contact other artists and publish work for comment or review all as a free service.
PlanIt 3D’s Site Staff and Moderators have created the following Terms of Service agreement that governs members’ participation and practices within PlanIt 3D. As a member/user of PlanIt 3D, it is your responsibility to know, and adhere to the Terms of Service.


Member/User Conduct:
Members and users are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that is constructive and respectful of others at all times. You are solely responsible for the content of information you publish or display ("post") on the site or transmit to other Members. You will not post or transmit to other Members or to any Forums, Galleries, or any other portion of the site any item that is defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, profane, offensive sexually oriented, threatening, harassing, racially offensive or illegal, or any material that infringes or violates another's rights (including but not limited to intellectual property rights and rights of privacy and publicity).

Member Obligations:
You are solely responsible for the content of information you publish or display ("post") on the site or transmit to other Members. You will not post or transmit to other Members or to any Forums, Galleries, or any other portion of the site any item that is defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, profane, offensive sexually oriented, threatening, harassing, racially offensive or illegal, or any material that infringes or violates another's rights (including but not limited to intellectual property rights and rights of privacy and publicity). Posting of nude photographs is strictly prohibited in the Forums. Personal attacks on current or past members, vendors, administrators, moderators, or other web sites is strictly prohibited. PlanIt 3D reserves the right, but has no obligation, to reject any "items" it deems unacceptable. You will not be involved in transmitting or posting any junk e-mail or copyrighted material(s). Any activity which results in a denial of service to other Members such as using off-line readers to cache the entire site is prohibited. Your usage of PlanIt 3D must be in a manner consistent with all applicable International laws and regulations.

Members/Users will not use this community for:
Any practices that affect the normal operations of the community (Site Staff will take whatever steps are necessary to restore service).
Transmitting any libelous, defamatory, or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law.
Personal attacks. This includes but is not limited to, destructive, abusive, defamatory communications in any form, and retaliatory attacks.
Destructive commentary/communications made with the intent to disrupt or attack. This applies to any communications within this community, whether in the forums, galleries, private messaging.
Advertising or linking to any publications and/or web sites that are age restricted due to content, and/or pornographic in nature.
Posting Unacceptable Images or Writing Themes:
No Rape [actual or implied]
No Torture [defined as: the infliction of intense pain (as from burning, crushing, wounding, crucifixion) to punish, coerce, or afford sadistic pleasure]
No Sexual acts [no depiction's of sexual intercourse - between humanoids/non-humanoids/animals - no masturbation]
No Physical arousal [This includes but is not exclusive to: no images of an erect penis/ no images showing the inner portion of the vulva or vaginal area]
No Explicit sexual content [No manipulation of breasts/nipples/ no sexual situations/ no “implied” sexual acts/ no extreme or explicit S&M bondage situations/ no lewd or obscene sexual references]
No Genital contact with ANY object, other than sitting or clothing.
No depiction's of young humanoid characters/children giving the appearance of being under the age of 18 where genitals are displayed and/or in erotic, seductive, provocative poses or context. Since age is difficult to identify with 3D images, this will be at the discretion of the PlanIt 3D team.
No character attacks, which could be interpreted as defamation of character, slander, and libelous.
Additionally, any post, image or writings can be removed at the discretion of staff and moderators if it is deemed unsuitable for this community. Conversely there may be some images that, whilst in apparent violation of the rules, will be permitted to stay in the interests of artistic expression, free speech and religious tolerance. In such cases the artist may be asked to provide reasons why the image should be permitted to stay or asked to make minor modifications the decision of the PlanIt 3D staff in these situations will be final.

Members/Users found practicing unacceptable behaviors receive.

Deletion of posts.
·First event – Private Message - Explanation of TOS and where the user has not adhered to this.
·Second event – Private Message / E-mail– Explanation and first warning
·Third event – Private Message / E-mail - Final warning
·Fourth event – Membership canceled, and access to the community permanently blocked. PlanIt 3D considers members information private and confidential. However in extreme cases PlanIt 3D will refer users behavior to the appropriate legal authorities, and if appropriate charges may be filed.


Conduct - Zero Tolerance:
PlanIt 3D maintains a Zero Tolerance on certain behaviors within the community. These include, but are not limited to the following.
·Any threats of physical harm, property damage or acts of violence toward another individual, or group of individuals.
·Soliciting or Trading of any products illegally. This includes, but is not limited to, requests and/or distribution of computer software, software security overrides, serial numbers and/or admission of use or possession (warez).
·Intentional practices that affect the normal operations of the community
·Any member found to be impersonating a moderator or Site Staff at PlanIt 3D or within another community will have his/her membership canceled.
Members/Users found practicing these behaviors will immediately have their membership canceled, and access to the community permanently blocked. PlanIt 3D considers members information private and confidential. However, there may be certain situations that necessitate otherwise. The appropriate legal authorities will be contacted, and if appropriate charges may be filed.
Intellectual Property


Copyright Policy (Please Read):
PlanIt 3D members remain the original copyright holder in all materials (software and content) provided on the community. Use of the material inconsistent with the terms and conditions set forth is prohibited and considered an infringement of the copyrights of the respective holders unless specially stated otherwise.


Communications
PlanIt 3D provides a variety of communication services to members. These include but are not limited to: forums, galleries, private messaging. PlanIt 3D will not be held responsible and/or liable for information that members choose to share via these services. We strongly recommend that members exercise forethought and caution prior to disclosing any personal information while using these services.


Privacy Statement:
PlanIt 3D maintains a database of member/user information to facilitate the community's operations for members, users and site staff. The following discloses our information collection, use and dissemination practices.
·E-mail Addresses: Member e-mail addresses are stored in a database for use in distributing PlanIt 3D Newsletters. This information is not shared except in cooperation with appropriate authorities in the case of violations of our Zero Tolerance Conduct.
·IP addresses: Member/User IP addresses are collected, and stored in a database to help diagnose, track, and manage issues within the community. This information is not shared except in cooperation with appropriate authorities in the case of violations of our Zero Tolerance Conduct.

Indemnification:
You agree to indemnify and hold PlanIt 3D, its officers, directors, employees, volunteers, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors and assigns, harmless from any third party claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made in connection with or arising out of your use of the Service, your violation of the Terms Of Service, or the infringement by you, or other users of the Service using your membership, of any intellectual property, right of privacy or publicity, or other right of any person or entity.

Copyright:
It is PlanIt 3D's policy to protect the copyright of all members posting material to this site. Any material posted to PlanIt 3D remains the property of the poster, and they retain all copyrights. By posting to PlanIt 3D, the poster warrants that they are the copyright holder, or have permission or license to redistribute the material. No further distribution is allowed without the express consent of the poster.
If at any time the copyright of a posting is called into question, the poster will be notified of the challenge. If this challenge is made by the original creator of the material, it will be removed as quickly as is reasonably possible. If made by a third party, the poster will be given 48 hours to assert their right to post the material. If no response is received within 48 hours, the posting will be removed from the site until such time as the poster provides sufficient evidence that they have been granted rights to reproduce the material in question. Repeated posting of material that infringes on someone else's copyright may result in termination of membership at PlanIt 3D.

Termination/Cancellation:
PlanIt 3D may terminate the Service with or without cause at any time and effective immediately. PlanIt 3D shall not be liable to you or any third party for termination of Service. Should Member object to any Terms Of Service of this service or any subsequent modifications thereto or become dissatisfied with the Service in any way, your sole and exclusive recourse is to immediately discontinue your use of the Service and notify PlanIt 3D of your decision, your membership will then be canceled. Upon termination of the Service, your right to use the Service and Software immediately ceases and PlanIt 3D shall have no obligation thereafter to forward any unread or unsent messages to members or any third party.

Limitation of Liability:
PlanIt 3D shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, resulting from the use or the inability to use the service or resulting from any assets downloaded from, messages received or resulting from unauthorized access to or alteration of Member's transmissions or data, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, use, data or other intangible. PlanIt 3D shall not be held responsible for any messages received by Member, regardless of their content.

Modifications to Terms of Service:
PlanIt 3D may change the Terms Of Service of service from time to time. It is your responsibility to check this document periodically for any changes or modifications as there will be no individual notices to Members regarding such changes or modifications. Your continued use of the Service constitutes an affirmative acknowledgment by you of the Terms Of Service and any subsequent modifications made to them and your agreement to abide and be bound by them.


Contact Us:
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
E-mail is webmaster@planit3d.com

PlanIt 3D reserves the right to change, alter or modify the Terms of Service as needed. All postings, past and present are subject to the most current terms of service.

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