TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
All non user generated content on RATEMYANIMATIONS.com is the proptery of ratemyanimations.com and is subject to © Copyright laws.
By using this website you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. Your use of this website implies that you have read and accepted these Terms and Conditions.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SUBMITTING DRAWINGS TO RATEMYANIMATIONS
No pornography, nudity, profanity, excessive violence, racism or copyright violations are to be submitted as animations. Submitting animations that do not meet our terms is a violation of our terms and RateMyAnimations shall not be held responsible for your violations. When creating fanart or animations based on someone else's content on our website, these are classed as fanart derivatives which means you shall not claim ownership and shall not resell this content in any way. By uploading animations to our website, these animations are viewable by the public and at times users may take screenshots or feature your art on other websites for the purpose of showcasing your work. You agree to such activity as long as others do not claim the work is their own and they do not use screenshots of your work for profit or any other use other than showcasing your original animation on RateMyAnimations. When creating derivative art, please post information on the original artist's work in your description and never create derivative art if you are unsure you meet the original artist's copyright laws. Reported offenders of our animation terms and rules will have their animations removed and may be banned. Users may report animations that do not meet our site rules via our forums. Offenders may also be banned from our website. We do not allow animations to be submitted that are created using third party software or any other means that allows a user to gain an unfair advantage over other users. A valid email address is required for website registration and to activate animations. Once a animation is submitted, an email will be sent to your registered email address to allow you to unlock the animation and make it visible on this website. RateMyAnimations reserves the right to ban any user that for any reason that they deem unfair, inappropriate, unfriendly or involves questionable behavior that indicates unsafe to the operations of our website. RateMyAnimations does it's best to backup data, but we make no guarantee and take no responsibility against data or animation loss associated with any account. If users wish to backup their animations, it is recommened they take screenshots for their own records. Our website terms and conditions may be updated from time to time and by submitting animations or posting forums/comments or using drawchat you agree to the latest version of these terms and conditions.
RateMyAnimations will not use your email address for anything other than monthly communications about this website and we agree to not sell or rent your email address to any third parties.
Animations are © Copyright their respective artists unless otherwise stated by the artist. You may not claim ownership or copyright to any animations that are derivatives of other users artwork and may not claim ownership to any artwork that violates any copyright laws. By submitting an original animation you maintain ownership of your own animation and as the artist, may resell, or reproduce your animation in any way. RateMyAnimations will not take royalties of your work. By posting animations on RateMyAnimations, you give us permission to use these drawinigs in any form on ratemyanimations.com. By submitting a animation to RateMyAnimations, you are giving ratemyanimations.com permision to reproduce this animation on digital or print media for marketing ratemyanimations.com only. RateMyAnimations may reproduce your animations without limitation online or in print or video for the purposes of promoting ratemyanimations.com - this can include publishing posters, postcards, books, calendars, online advertising, or any marketing/advertising material. RateMyAnimations reserves the right to profit from these marketing materials but will not create any such materials for profit unless they are a collection of animations from users and not of a sole featured artist (such as selling prints of one animation only). You may not claim intellectual or exclusive ownership to any of our tools, site features or products, modified or unmodified. HTML, Flash and data files hosted on our site are owned by the owners of RateMyAnimations.com.
INDEMNIFICATION AND LIABILITY
You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless RateMyAnimations.com and its subsidiaries and affiliates, members, and other owners, against any and all claims, actions, demands, liabilities, losses, damages, judgments, settlements, costs, and expenses insofar as such Losses arise out of or are based on any claim that any element of Content you submit infringes on any trademark, trade name, service mark, copyright, license, publicity right, privacy right, goodwill, patent, or other intellectual property or proprietary right of any third party. Ratemyanimations.com shall not be liable to you or any entity for any damages or an loss of revenue, profits arising in connection with any aspect of these terms.
Each competition has it's own terms and conditions for that competition. In addition to these terms, following are our general competition rules. Competitions are open to all registered members. All competitions are void where prohibited by law. RateMyAnimations reserves the right to accept or deny any animation as a compeition entry. Winners will be notified by email and their username will be posted on our website. At times winners will be asked to supply RateMyAnimations with personal information in order to recieve their prize. If a winner is under the legal age in his/her country or unable to enter or accept competions due to legal restrictions in their country/region, the prize will be awarded to the parent or legal guardian of the winner. RateMyAnimations reserves the right to alter and amend any rules of any contest at anytime (with due fairness). RateMyAnimations is not responsible for any errors that may occur or any unavailablity of services that limit access to our website. By entering this contest, you acknowledge that you accept and will abide by these rules and regulations.
ratemyanimations.com offer tools to embed animations into your website or blog. These are the only authorized ways of embedding animations on any website other than ratemyanimations.com. Video captures and screenshots of your animations can be placed on other websites only if recogniation is given to this website via a website link to http://www.ratemyanimations.com.
Persons found tampering with ratings in any way deemed unfair by ratemyanimations.com will have their account removed and will be banned from using this website. Users who are suspected of purposely causing disruption of services, or taking part in illegal or unethical activity in any way may be banned. RateMyAnimations respects all users rights to privacy, however reserves the right to inspect users accounts to determine their intentions if a user creates reason to suspect such activity. You may not place any of our products, modified or unmodified, on a diskette, CD, website or any other medium without written permission. We reserve the right to enforce copyright laws subect to our jurisdiction enforcing you to remove the content immediately and may persue legal damage.