Terms of Use on OEN Blog (the189.com/blog)

This page is written in English and in no way are we held accountable for the translation of our words incase they take on a different meaning in a separate language to our own.

Welcome to OEN (the189.com), online shop, blog and design-orientated network site that scours the web for new and interesting projects in art and design fields. All sites are owned 100% by OEN (the189.com), which is a registered company in England.

We provide this website Terms of Service because we need to state the rights you have and the rights we have when providing this creative platform of information, content, features, discussion and dialogue. Some things in this Terms of Service you might not understand, not to worry, please contact us about your problems and let us know what you think.

We aspire to do the right, ethical and legal thing in bringing you this site, and we ask that you use the same judgment as you read, use, link to, and share the content hosted on OEN (“the189.com”).

When using our content, we ask that you give credit where appropriate and don’t edit our content or content that belongs to others without permission. If we’ve made an error, please let us know. You can reach us at our contact page.

Acceptance of Terms of Service

By accessing, browsing, or otherwise using the http://the189.com website (the “Service”) you agree that you fully understand and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions stated in these Terms of Service.

Description of the Service

General Description – The Service is a design orientated website that allows http://the189.com writers and readers to share their ideas and interests with our community. Through the Service you are able to comment on content found on this website. You can also make connections with other members of the community by using the comments section in each blog post.

The Service is intended for adults only. You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Service, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Service. In any case, you affirm that you are over the age of 13, as the http://the189.com website is not intended for children under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use the http://the189.com website as there are lots of other great web sites for you. Talk to your parents about what sites are appropriate for you to use.

In accordance with Federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), OEN (“the189.com”) will never knowingly solicit nor will it accept personally identifiable information from individuals known to be under thirteen (13) years of age. Please contact us for more information if you have any concerns.

OEN (“the189.com”) reserves the right to immediately change, suspend, remove, or discontinue any part of the Service or any content (whether submitted by OEN (“the189.com”) or by a member/contributor) for any reason, without prior notice or liability.

Changes to these Terms of Service. OEN (“the189.com”) reserves the right to modify these Terms of Service at any time, and without prior notice, by posting amended terms at this website, on this page. Non-material changes and clarifications will take effect immediately, and material changes will take effect within 14 days of their posting on the OEN (“the189.com”) website. If we make changes, we will post them and will indicate the Terms of Service effective date. Your continued use of the Service indicates your acceptance of the current Terms of Service.

Copyright Policy

We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and we ask that our website visitors do the same. It is our policy to disable access to or remove material that we believe in good faith to be infringing on a copyrighted work. We also disable and/or terminate ties with those who we believe in good faith are repeatedly infringing copyrighted works.

Our Copyright Policy has been developed in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other applicable laws. By accepting the Terms of Service, you agree to be bound by our Copyright Policy.

Privacy Policy

OEN (“the189.com”) takes the privacy of our readers very seriously. We take no information when using this site, unless you comment, subscribe, become a member or use any one of our deals or competitions. Even then, all information will be kept confidential. In no way will information be transferred to another company or person/persons. When clicking a link off our site (check the URL), we hold no guarantee that they will hold the same rights as us. You will need to view their terms of service and privacy policy.

Indemnity

By accepting the Terms of Service, you agree to indemnify and hold OEN (“the189.com”) and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees, partners and licensors harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit or otherwise make available through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the Terms of Service (including our Copyright Policy and Privacy Policy), and/or your violation of any rights of another.

The ‘Blog’ and its Content

Image terms of use:

Our editors usually use images and/or video as part of their blog posts and the images that they are authorised to use is the following:

  • Images that are licensed from vendors
  • Images that are supplied to us either by the press or/and marketing companies, released into the public domain or other media companies.
  • Images that are used on public photo sites
  • Images that are used in shop websites as a presentation of the product
  • Images that are sent by readers, implied that the person submitting the image owns the copyright in the image and the right to give it to us for use on our site
  • Images that are on personal portfolio websites representing an artist or designers work

Images Covered by the Fair Use Doctrine:

  • Thumbnail images of 150 x 150 pixels or less, cropped or reduced in size from the original source
  • Images that are used to illustrate a newsworthy story, where the image itself tells a story
  • Images used in a transformative manner, such as parody
  • Images that are widely distributed that they have become part of the news

If we receive a notice that an image is posted up inappropriately such as not keeping with the terms listed above, we reserve the right to remove that image.

If you think we have published an image or copied text that violates your copyright, we will address your concerns. Please contact us through the contact page.

External Link

OEN (“the189.com”) contains links to external and to third party websites in our content. We do not guarantee, approve or endorse the information or products available at these sites, nor does a link indicate any association with or endorsement of the product/designer/person or company in question. All links are intended to relate to the content, we will never purposely cause harm to our viewers/readers/members.

People who visit OEN (“the189.com”) and other sites in our network are assumed to take their own responsibility and risk in using any external sites. Visitors should report any concerns regarding any external link to its site administrator or editor who can pass that information forward.

Comments and Discussions Terms of Use

This is a guideline that all users should use to post/view any comments:

  • If a comment is made using your identity it will be deemed to have been posted by you
  • Abusive, obscene, threatening, harassing, defamatory, libelous, offensive or sexually explicit material are prohibited to post on our site
  • Do not intentionally make, false or misleading statements
  • Do not post any material that will violate copyright
  • Do not post any confidential or sensitive information that may in breach with the law
  • We follow by the rules : Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

Trademarks

OEN ( ONEEIGHTNINE, “the189.com”, the189, the 189 ), the OEN logo, and other OEN logos and names are trademarks of OEN ( ONEEIGHTNINE, “the189.com”, the189, the 189 ). You agree not to display or use these trademarks in any manner without OEN( ONEEIGHTNINE, “the189.com”, the189, the 189) prior, written consent.

Please send any questions or comments, or report any Terms of Service violations, by visiting our contact page.