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Terms of use.

Welcome to Ars. Thank you for being a part of Ars. Through Ars, people can explore, experience and share all about architecture & design. These Terms of Use ("Terms") are a legally binding contract and govern your access to and use of Ars and other services ("Services"). Ars collectively will be referred to as "Ars", "we" or "us" in this agreement. Make sure to read this agreement, because your use is consent to these terms. If you do not agree to these terms, you should not use Ars.

1. Using Ars.

a. Registration and Account

You will need to sign up for a user account to use of our Services. Use by anyone under the age of 13 is prohibited. If you register with Ars, you agree to provide us accurate information and update it as needed for accuracy. We will treat personally indentifiable information you provide as part of registration in accordance with our "Ars Privacy Policy". You also may have the option to register for an account by linking your Facebook.

b. Privacy Policy

Our Privacy practices are set forth in Our Privacy Policy. By use of Ars, you agree to accept "Ars Privacy Policy", regardless of whether you are a registered user.

c. Use Policy

When using Ars, you agree to abide by common standards of etiquette and act in accordance with the law, as described further in our "Ars Use Policy"

d. Termination

You may close your account at any time by going to account settings and disabling / delete your account. We may permanently suspend the Service at any time for any reason, without any notice or liability to you. We may terminate your account at any time for any or no reason, including if you violate any "Ars Use Policy". Upon termination of your use of the service, certain provisions will survive termination.

e. Feedback

We welcome your feedback and suggestions about how to improve Ars. Feel free to submit feedback at hi@ars.place. By submitting feedback in this or in any other manner to us, you agree to grant us the right, at our discretion, to use, disclose and otherwise exploit the feedback, in whole or part, without any restriction or compensation to you.

f. Changes to these Terms or the Services

We reserve the right to change these Terms from time to time, in our sole discretion. In addition, we may change or stop providing the Services at any time. All changes are effective immediately. You agree that your continued use of the Services following such changes constitutes your acceotance of such changes to these Terms.

2. Your Content

a. Definition of Your Content.

Ars enables you to post material, including without limitation photos, 360 photos, profile pictures, messages, video, projects album and commentary. You may also post reviews of third-party services providers or third-party products. All material that you display on Ars will be referred to collectively as "Your Content". You acknowledge and agree that, as part of using Ars, Your Content may be viewed by the general public and will not be treated as private or confidential.

b. License and Permission to Use Your Content.

You hereby grant to us and our affiliates, licensees and sublicenses, without compensation to you or others, a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully paid-up, worldwide license (including the right sublicense through ultiple tiers) to use, reproduce, process, adapt, publicly perform, publicly display, modify, prepare derivative works, publish, transmit and distribute Your Content, or any portion thereof, throughout the world in any format, media or distribution method (whether now known or hereafter created) for the duration of any copyright or other rights in Your Content. Such permission will be perpetual and may not be revoked for any reason, to the maximum extent permitted by law. Further, to the extent permitted under applicable law, you waive and release and covenant not to assert ant moral rights that you may have in Your Content. If you identify yourself by name or provide a picture or audio or video recording of yourself, you further authorize us and our affiliates licensees and sublicenses, without compensation to you or others, to reproduce, print, publish and disseminate in any format or media (whether now known or hereafter created) your name, voice and likeness throughout the world, and such permission will be perpetual and cannot be revoked for any reason, except as required by the applicable law. You further agree that we may use Your Content in any manner that we deem appropriate or necessary.

c. Your Responsibilities for Your Content

By posting Your Content on Ars, your represent and warrant to us that you have the ownership rights, or you have obtained all needed licenses or permissions from any necessary parties, to use Your Content in this manner. This includes obtaining the right to grant us the rights to the use of Your Content in accordance with this agreement. You are in the best position to judge whether Your Content is in violation of intellectual property or personal rights of any third-party. You accept full responsibility for avoiding infringement of the intellectual property of personal rights of others in connection with Your Content. You are responsible for ensuring that your content does not violate Ars Use Policy. You agree to pay all royalties, fees and any other monies owed to any person by reason of Your Content.

d. Limits

We reserve the right to edit, abridge, or remove Your Content, in whole or part, for any reason (which may include a reported violation of our Ars Use Policy. We reserve the right to edit, refuse to post or remove Your Content submitted by you for ant reason without notice. We do not guarantee that we will publish all of Your Content.

3. Our Content and Materials.

a. Definition of Our Content and Materials.

All intellectual property in or realted to Ars (specifically including, but not limited to our software, Ars marks, Ars logo, and Ars buttons, badges, and widgets, but excluding "Your Content", is property of Ars, its subsidiaries and affiliates or its licensors "Our Content and Materials".

b. Restrictions.

Except as expressly provided in these terms, you agree not to use, modify, reproduce, distribute, sell, license, reverse engineer, decompile, or otherwise exploit Our Content and Materials without our express written permission. You may view and print a reasonable number of copies of pages located on Ars for your own personal use, provided that you retain all proprietary notices contained in the orginal material including attribution to Ars.

4. Links

Ars may contain links to third-party websites, advertisers, services, or other content that are not owned or controlled by Ars. We do not endorse or assume any responsibility for such third-party sites, information or services. If you access any third party website, service or content.

5. Security

We care about the security of our users. While we work to protect the security of your content and account, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not able to defeat measures. Please notify us immediately of any compromise or unauthorized use of your account.

6. Indemnification

You agree that you will defend, indemnify and hold us, our licensors, affiliates, and each of our officers, directors, commissioners, employees, attorneys and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, costs, damages, losses, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys' fees and costs) arising out of or in connection with: (a) your use of the Services and/or the Application, your dealings with the Service Providers, third party providers, partners, advertisers and/or sponsors, or (b) your violation or breach of any of the Terms of Use or any applicable law or regulation, whether or not referenced herein or (c) your violation of any rights of any third party, including third party Service Providers arranged via the Application, or (d) your use or misuse of the Application. This defence and indemnification obligation will survive these Ars Terms of Use.

Contact Us

If you have any requests concerning your personal information or other inquiries regarding this Terms of Use, please contact us by email at hi@ars.place