Terms of Use and Service Agreement:

Last updated 4/16/2012

The term(s) "us" or "we" or "our" refers to ILLLUSTRATIONEXCHANGE.com, the owner of the Website. The term(s) "you" or "your" refers to the Members, Users or Viewer of our Website.

Acceptance of Agreement. Welcome to our Website. By using our site, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions outlined in this Terms of Use and Service Agreement ("Agreement") with respect to our site (the "Site"). This Agreement constitutes the entire and only agreement between us and you, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the Site, the content, products or services provided by or through the Site, and the subject matter of this Agreement. Please review the following terms carefully. If you do not agree to these terms, you should not use this site. Amendments to This Agreement. This Agreement may be amended at any time by us from time to time without specific notice to you. The latest Agreement will be posted on the Site, and you should review this Agreement prior to using the Site. Your continued use of our services shall constitute your acceptance of such modifications. If any of the terms of this agreement are deemed to be unenforceable, the other terms shall be unaffected.

Membership. Membership is required to access certain areas on our website. User membership in ILLUSTRATIONEXCHANGE.com is categorized as either Submission User ("Contributor") or Paid User ("Subscriber"). All Users may cancel their membership at any time.

Submission Users. Submission Users ("Contributors") will be granted access to all the illustrative holdings on the ILLUSTRATIONEXCHANGE.com website for a period of one month for each approved submission. Submission Users may receive email reminders when their access has/is about to expire. A Submission User may reactivate their access at any time by submitting a new illustration.

Paid Users. After a free 7 day trial period, Paid Users ("Subscribers") will be granted access to all the illustrative holdings on the ILLUSTRATIONEXCHANGE.com website for a period of one month for each payment of the agreed upon Monthly Access Fee or for a period of twelve months for each payment of the agreed upon Annual Access Fee (whichever is applicable per each member’s elected choice of payment). After a free 7 day trial period, Monthly or Annual Access Fees will be charged automatically to the User's account as provided by the Paid User until such time as the Paid User (either Monthly or Annual) cancels their membership. Paid Users may cancel their account at any time by going to the "My Account" section and clicking "Cancel my subscription." Upon processing the User's cancellation request, no further Monthly or Annual Access Fees will be assessed. Cancellation will be effective immediately for monthly subscribers and at the end of that current year's access for annual subscribers. Fees/charges that are "in process" at the time of cancellation will not be refunded.

Limited License; Permitted Uses. You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license (a) to access and use the Site strictly in accordance with this Agreement; (b) to use the Site solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes; and (c) to print out discrete information from the Site solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes and provided that you maintain all copyright and other policies contained therein. No print out or electronic version of any part of the Site or its contents may be used by you in any litigation or arbitration matter whatsoever under any circumstances.

Illegal Activity. You expressly agree not to use ILLUSTRATIONEXCHANGE.com in a manner that is prohibited by any law or regulation, or to facilitate the violation of any law or regulation. You acknowledge that prohibited conduct includes, but is not limited to, use of ILLUSTRATIONEXCHANGE.com to invade the privacy of third parties, impersonation of ILLUSTRATIONEXCHANGE.com personnel or other parties or entities, or transmitting abusive, profane, libelous, slanderous, threatening or other harassing material.

Copyright. The content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the Site are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights. The copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of the Site, except as allowed by law, is strictly prohibited. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the Site. The posting of information or materials on the Site does not constitute a waiver of any right in such information and materials. Some of the content on the site is the copyrighted work of third parties.

Submission of Copyrighted Materials. Submission Users are solely responsible to ensure that any third party illustrative materials they submit to the ILLUSTRATIONEXCHANGE.com website are not in violation of copyright protection. Likewise, Submission Users are solely responsible to ensure that materials they submit to the ILLUSTRATIONEXCHANGE.com website are not plagiarized from any third party sources. ILLUSTRATIONEXCHANGE.com is not responsible for the copyright integrity of any illustrations submitted to its site via any of its Members/Users. ILLUSTRATIONEXCHANGE.com enlists the cooperation of all of its Members/Users to ensure the integrity of our website and its illustrative holdings. We ask that Members/Users inform us immediately via email to staff@illustrationexchange.com of any perceived or documented instances of copyright infringement and/or plagiarism of copyrighted materials.

Submissions. ILLUSTRATIONEXCHANGE.com reserves the right to accept or reject, post and/or delete, and edit all User submissions of illustrative materials solely at their discretion.

Suspension or Termination of Services. With or without notice to our Users, ILLUSTRATIONEXCHANGE.com may suspend and/or terminate Services for any duration and for any reason whatsoever including, but not limited to, inability to collect subscription fees, violation/s of ILLUSTRATIONEXCHANGE.com prohibitive uses, maintenance, updates or other improvements, and/or to safeguard the integrity of its Services and/or System.

Service Marks. "ILLUSTRATIONEXCHANGE.com" and others are our service marks or registered service marks or trademarks. Other product and company names mentioned on the Site may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Limitation of Liability.YOUR USE OF OUR SERVICES SHALL BE AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE SHALL NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY ARISING FROM YOUR USE, REGISTRATION TO USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, OUR SERVICES.