Terms of Use

THESE TERMS OF USE DESCRIBE YOUR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES WHEN USING WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM. PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY.

Last updated: September 21, 2017

  1. Acceptance of Terms. WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM including all site-related content and services is provided by KATE FRANTZ (“we,” “us”). Your use of the website is subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth in this Terms of Use agreement (“Terms of Use”), which supplement any additional guidelines or other terms posted by in relation to specific site-related services or content.

Please note that we reserve the right to update or modify the Terms of Use without advance notice by posting a revised Terms of Use to this website. Visitors to WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM (“you”) can determine whether the Terms of Use has been modified since your last visit by checking the “Last updated” legend posted at the top of the Agreement. By using the website, you agree to be bound by the version of the Terms of Use then in effect. If at any point you no longer agree to the Terms of Use, please discontinue your use of WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM. KATE FRANTZ may deny service to you at any time, including in the event you do not adhere to the Terms of Use.

  1. Purpose. KATE FRANTZ is the creator and author of www.sacredartscene.com, a website that provides information about sacred art.
  2. Signing Up for Certain Site Features. Based on the information you supply, we may contact you via email. Any contests, polls or other features requiring you to sign up may be governed by specific rules, which we will post for your review. By signing up for a particular feature, you become subject the rules governing that feature. By signing up with KATE FRANTZ you agree that you are 18 years of age or older.
  3. Communications from KATE FRANTZ. We will communicate with you by email.
  4. KATE FRANTZ’s Proprietary Rights and Re-Use Policy. You acknowledge and agree that the information and materials presented on or through WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM will remain the property of KATE FRANTZ and its licensors or providers, and are protected by copyright, trademark, patent, and/or other proprietary rights and related laws, rules and regulations. The materials produced by KATE FRANTZ (including photographs, graphics, video and audio content) are protected by copyright as a collective work or compilation under the copyright laws of the United States and other countries. All individual articles, content and other elements comprising this compilation and produced by KATE FRANTZ are also copyrighted works. You agree to abide by all additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in any materials produced by KATE FRANTZ.

The trademarks, service marks, logos, and trade names displayed on WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM (collectively the “Marks”) are the registered and unregistered trademarks of KATE FRANTZ its licensors and suppliers, and others. All Marks on KATE FRANTZ not owned by KATE FRANTZ are the property of their respective owners. The Marks owned by KATE FRANTZ whether registered or unregistered, may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not KATE FRANTZ.

KATE FRANTZ Partner logos are provided to KATE FRANTZ by the relevant Partners and may not be reused in any manner without explicit authorization from the applicable Partner. TWITTER, TWEET, RETWEET and the Twitter Bird are trademarks of Twitter, Inc. or its affiliates.

General Re-Use Policy

You may copy reprint, publish, reproduce, or otherwise display materials created by KATE FRANTZ and made available through KATE FRANTZ (collectively, the “KATE FRANTZ Works”) on the condition that you attribute those materials to KATE FRANTZ or WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM, as applicable, and provide a link to the KATE FRANTZ website (WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM). Specifically, any article or materials that you reprint or otherwise reproduce must be displayed with its by-line, if applicable.

Limit on Use

Except as expressly permitted above, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, enter into a database, display, perform, modify, create derivative works, transmit, or in any way exploit any material produced by KATE FRANTZ. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you may not distribute any material produced by KATE FRANTZ over any network, including a local area network, nor sell or offer it for sale.

You may not make any editorial changes to articles or materials without first receiving express permission from KATE FRANTZ. This provision does not restrict excerpting portions of content in a manner that does not alter the editorial intent.

If any of these terms are breached, we reserve the right to withdraw your license to republish our material. In this situation, you must take immediate steps to remove our material from all current and past communications.

  1. Information Available on or through WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM. Much information made available on or through WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM is provided by third parties or other WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM visitors or users (such information, “Third-Party Content”). The inclusion or appearance of Third-Party Content on WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM does not indicate any approval or endorsement by KATE FRANTZ. KATE FRANTZ is not responsible for, and hereby disclaims any and all liability that may arise from Third-Party Content. KATE FRANTZ does not ensure the accuracy of the information and content provided on WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM nor is it responsible for the accuracy of such information and hereby disclaims any and all liability that may arise from any content.
  2. Links. The Site provides links to other websites and resources. Because KATE FRANTZ has no control over these sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that KATE FRANTZ does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. KATE FRANTZ is providing these links to you only as a convenience. KATE FRANTZ has the right, but not the obligation to block links from or to WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM at any time.
  3. Claims of Copyright Infringement. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials hosted by KATE FRANTZ infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a notice requesting that the material be removed, or access to it blocked. Notices and counter-notices must meet the then-current statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA; see http://www.loc.gov/copyright/ for details. Notices and counter-notices with respect to KATE FRANTZ should be sent to: sacredartscene@gmail.com.
  4. Privacy Policy. All information provided by you or collected by us during visits to WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM (including when you register to become a member or sign up to use certain features) is governed by the KATE FRANTZ, WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM Privacy Policy, which is hereby incorporated into the Terms of Use by this reference.

Please be aware that if you decide to disclose personally identifiable information on forums open to other site visitors or WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM members, this information may become public. KATE FRANTZ does not control the acts of other WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM visitors or members, so please be cautious when deciding to reveal personal information on WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM. If you believe a WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM visitor or member is improperly collecting or using information about you or other users, please contact us at sacredartscene@gmail.com.

  1. Information collected from third parties. KATE FRANTZ may aggregate content from social media from users who use certain hashtags and post the content on KATE FRANTZ’s website. KATE FRANTZ has the right to remove any aggregated content from its website for any reason. If your content is posted on WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM and you would like it removed for any reason, please email sacredartscene@gmail.com with the subject “remove content from WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM” and a brief description of what content should be removed. If you believe someone else’s content should be removed for any reason, please email sacredartscene@gmail.com with the subject “remove content from WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM” and a brief description of what content should be removed and why.
  2. Jurisdictional Issues. The Site is controlled and operated by KATE FRANTZ from its principal office in MICHIGAN, U.S.A., and is not intended to subject KATE FRANTZ to the laws or jurisdiction of any other state, country, or territory. Those who choose to access WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM do so on their own initiative and at their own risk, and are solely responsible for complying with all local laws, rules, and regulations.
  3. Termination. You agree that KATE FRANTZ, in its sole discretion, may terminate your use of WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM or any part thereof, at any time and for any reason, including if KATE FRANTZ believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the spirit of the Terms of Use. Further, you agree that KATE FRANTZ will not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM.
  4. Disclaimers. WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY. YOU AGREE THAT YOU MUST EVALUATE AND BEAR ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF THE WEBSITES, AND ANY RELIANCE ON THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS THEREOF. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, KATE FRANTZ DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM.

The Site may include inadvertent inaccuracies or errors, or information or materials that violate the Terms of Use. Additionally, the possibility exists that a third party could make unauthorized alterations to WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM, Content or Services. Although we attempt to ensure the integrity of WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM, we make no guarantees as to its completeness or correctness. In the event that a situation arises in which WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM’s completeness or correctness is in question, please contact us with, if possible, a description of the material to be checked and the location (URL) where such material can be found on WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM, as well as information sufficient to enable us to contact you.

  1. Limitation of Liability. NEITHER KATE FRANTZ, NOR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR CONSULTANTS ARE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHER THEORY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO THE BLOG AND/OR MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE BLOG, ANY LINKED SITE OR ANY CONTENT OR SERVICE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE BLOG. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE BLOG, CONTENT, SERVICES OR ANY LINKED SITE IS TO STOP YOUR USE OF IT.
  2. Indemnification. You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless KATE FRANTZ, and our directors, officers, employees and consultants, from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) and other expenses that arise out of or from A) your activities in connection with WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM; B) any violation of these Terms of Use by you; or C) any allegation that any Submissions or other materials you submit to us or transmit to KATE FRANTZ infringe or otherwise violate the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property or other rights of any third party.
  3. Miscellaneous. These Terms of Use is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Michigan, United States of America, without regard to its conflict of law principles. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of any court located in the jurisdiction of Michigan, United States of America, and waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts, in any matter arising out of or related to KATE FRANTZ, WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM or these Terms of Use. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. KATE FRANTZ may assign its rights and obligations under these Terms of Use. These, together with all policies referred to herein, is the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter herein and supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements between us with respect to such subject matter.
  4. Questions. If you have any questions or feedback about these Terms of Use, WWW.SACREDARTSCENE.COM or KATE FRANTZ, feel free to contact us at sacredartscene@gmail.com.