Terms and Conditions

Surface Pixel Rules

A healthy community is a successful community, at Surface Pixel we request your co-operation in building a strong community by following a few basic rules.

  1. Encourage and help your fellow artists, provide constructive criticism by being helpful and positive in all feedback.
  2. Learn from others, we are all at different stages in our creative journey. Whether you are just starting out or a professional artist, you are always welcome here to learn and grow.
  3. Art is very emotional for many artists, it takes strength to publicly show those visual emotions to a community. Respect an artist’s rights to express their feelings without the fear of being ridiculed.
  4. Do not be hateful, racist, manipulative, demeaning, bigot, rude or any other negative type of person.
  5. Be awesome to each other, it’s that simple.
By registering with Surface Pixel, you agree to these guidelines and policies.
  1. Politics or political propaganda are often part of art, be respectful and limit this type of work within the application or discussions regarding these topics.
  2. Potentially inflammatory discussions or comments regarding social issues
  3. These include, but are not limited to, topics such as racism, sexism, religion, xenophobia or homosexuality.
  4. Crude, derogatory, inappropriate, or disrespectful remarks aimed at any individual(s)
  5. Derogatory, anti-social or inflammatory remarks aimed at any group of people, with the intention to incite a mass response are not only a crime in most countries, but are also totally unacceptable here.
  6. Pornography and Excessive Brutality
  7. This excludes the tasteful use of nudity in artwork. Images or animations depicting blatantly pornographic acts including intercourse, masturbation, bestiality or abuse, and links to pornographic sites are not tolerated under any circumstances.
  8. Unnecessarily violent, crude, or obscene imagery
  9. Scenes depicting themes such as rape, or any other brutality will not be tolerated in any form.
  10. Racial slurs
  11. Spamming
  12. Surface Pixel does not tolerate any members that, in any way, aid or encourage the use of illegally acquired software.
Trademarks

All brand, product and service names used in this Service which identify Surface Pixel or third parties and their products and services are proprietary marks of Surface Pixel and/or the relevant third parties.

Use of a trademark not owned or have permission to use is not tolerated, usernames infringing on such trademark/s may be forced to hand over username to rightful owner.

Copyright

Surface Pixel is, unless otherwise stated, the owner of all copyright and data rights in the Service and its contents. Individuals who have posted works to Surface Pixel are either the copyright owners of the component parts of that work or are posting the work under license from a copyright owner or his or her agent or otherwise as permitted by law. You may not reproduce, distribute, publicly display or perform, or prepare derivative works based on any of the Content including any such works without the express, written consent of Surface Pixel or the appropriate owner of copyright in such works. Surface Pixel does not claim ownership rights in your works or other materials posted by you. You agree not to alter or modify any part of the Service unless expressly permitted to do so by us or by use of functions on the Service provided by us.

Information Collected and Privacy

Our primary needs in collecting information are to provide and improve our Services, to administer your use of the Services (including your Account if you are an Account holder), and to enable you to enjoy and easily navigate our Services.

Personally Identifiable Information. If you create a Surface Pixel account, we collect certain information that can be used to identify you, such as your name, age/birthdate, postal address, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card information, bank account details, social security number, or other information that can be used to contact you or identify you as an individual.

Children's Privacy and Parental Controls

We do not solicit any personal information from children. If you are not 18 or older, you are not authorized to use the application. Parents should be aware that there are parental control tools available online that can be used to prevent children from submitting information online without parental permission or from accessing material that is harmful to minors.

Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability

SURFACE PIXEL MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SERVICE, OR THE CONTENT OR PRODUCTS, PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. SURFACE PIXEL DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. SURFACE PIXEL MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE SECURITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND PERFORMANCE OF THIS SERVICE. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SURFACE PIXEL IS NOT LIABLE FOR YOUR DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT, OR SUCH CONDUCT BY THIRD PARTIES, AND YOU EXPRESSLY ASSUME ALL RISKS AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR DAMAGES AND LOSSES ARISING FROM SUCH CONDUCT. EXCEPT FOR THE EXPRESS, LIMITED REMEDIES PROVIDED HEREIN, AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, SURFACE PIXEL SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM USE OF THE SERVICE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, EVEN IF SURFACE PIXEL HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS, WAIVERS AND LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF OR LIMITATIONS ON CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR DAMAGES. THEREFORE, SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL SURFACE PIXEL'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED THE AMOUNTS PAID BY YOU TO SURFACE PIXEL PURSUANT TO THIS AGREEMENT.

Amendment of the Terms

We reserve the right to amend these Terms from time to time in our sole discretion. If you have registered as a member, we shall notify you of any material changes to these Terms (and the effective date of such changes) by sending an email to the address you have provided to Surface Pixel. For all other users, we will post the revised terms within the application. If you continue to use the Service after the effective date of the revised Terms, you will be deemed to have accepted those changes. If you do not agree to the revised Terms, your sole remedy shall be to discontinue using the Service.

Surface Pixel reserves the right to remove, edit, move or close any account, project, or artwork with or without reason or notice. Polite enquiries are encouraged and will be listened to. Any form of harassment will not be tolerated and is cause for instant banishment.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at connect@surfacepixel.com.

Thank you for your cooperation!
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