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1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

By purchasing, accessing, downloading, installing, or using the Photography Masterclass Magazine Services, whether or not you become a registered user (“User”, “You”, “Yourself”, “Your”), You agree to be bound by these Terms, which You acknowledge that You have read and understood.

“Photography Masterclass” herein refers to Photography Masterclass Magazine, Hysteresis Media Ltd. (the owner of Photography Masterclass Magazine), and associated Photography Masterclass products, services and apps.We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter these Terms at any time. You must review these Terms on this page on a regular basis to keep yourself informed of any changes.

2. Disclaimer

Photography Masterclass does not warrant or make any representations as to the accuracy, usefulness or completeness of any information, graphics or links on this website or our magazine, or that this website will be free of viruses or other contamination. Photography Masterclass disclaims all responsibility and all liability (including through negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages and costs you might incur as a result of the information on this website or our magazine, or any linked web site, being inaccurate, unhelpful or incomplete or contaminated so that it interferes with or damages your computer system, software or data. Use this website, products, services and our magazine at your own risk.

Hypertext links to websites that are external to Photography Masterclass are provided as a convenience to you and other users. Photography Masterclass is not responsible for any information provided by any external sites and linkage to a site is not an endorsement of anything offered or provided on such site, including its accuracy, currency or reliability.

You should know that all products and services by our company are for educational and informational purposes only. Nothing on this page, any of our websites or apps, or any of our content or curriculum is a promise or guarantee of results. You alone are responsible and accountable for your decisions, actions and results in life, and by your registration here you agree not to attempt to hold us liable for your decisions, actions or results, at any time, under any circumstance.

Photography Masterclass accepts no liability for inability to access or use our services or products because of any incorrectly customer-provided information, such as an incorrect email address or postal address.Photography Masterclass, at our sole discretion, reserves the right to, change, modify or otherwise alter the manner or method in which products and/or services are delivered with no recourse to compensation or refund as a result.

Photography Masterclass will reasonably do its best to provide digital service uptime but does not accept liability or recourse to compensation or refund for all expenses, losses, damages and costs you might incur as a result of downtime.To help Photography Masterclass expand and to cover costs, Photography Masterclass may run some advertising in the magazine and engages in the use of affiliate links. These affiliate links earn Photography Masterclass a small commission on any purchases that anyone makes when they visit after clicking on one of our links. These commissions help us to keep Photography Masterclass growing.

3. Subscriptions, Trials and Digital Products (Membership)

Your Photography Masterclass membership, which may start with a trial, will continue month-to-month for Monthly subscriptions / year-to-year for Annual subscriptions and be charged (auto-renew) unless and until you cancel your membership or we terminate it.

You must have Internet access and provide us with a current, valid accepted method of payment to use the Photography Masterclass service. We will bill the monthly/yearly membership fee to the payment method used when signing up unless updated or changed by the subscriber.

You must cancel your membership before it renews each month/year in order to avoid billing of the next month/year’s membership fees to your Payment Method.

The Photography Masterclass Magazine lifetime subscription licence is only subject to an up-front payment (which may consist of more than one transaction if upgrading from another subscription type) with no future recurring payments.

3.1 Trial Subscriptions:

Your Photography Masterclass membership may start with a trial. The trial period of your membership lasts for 14 days, or as otherwise specified during sign-up. For combinations with other offers, restrictions may apply. Trials are for new members only. Photography Masterclass reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to determine your trial eligibility.

3.2 Standard Monthly Photography Masterclass Magazine Subscriptions:

3.2.1 For monthly Photography Masterclass Magazine subscriptions, digital access will be provided to one (1) monthly digital magazine issue released within the same month of the date of each payment made.

3.2.2 If you cancel your standard monthly subscription, you will maintain access to digital magazine issues released during the period from date of the original purchase up to date of cancellation pursuant to the terms of clause 7.

Access to Previous Digital Purchases. No further future magazine releases will be made accessible to the customer after the date of cancellation.

3.3 Standard Annual Photography Masterclass Magazine Subscriptions:

3.3.1 For standard annual Photography Masterclass Magazine subscriptions, digital access will be provided to twelve (12) monthly digital magazine issues released from each date of payment made.

3.3.2 If you cancel your standard annual subscription, you will maintain access to digital magazine issues released during the period from date of the original purchase up to date of cancellation pursuant to the terms of clause 7.

Access to Previous Digital Purchases. No further future magazine releases will be made accessible to the customer after the date of cancellation.

3.4 Photography Masterclass Magazine PRO Annual Subscription Terms

3.4.1 For PRO annual subscriptions, digital access will be granted to every issue of Photography Masterclass Magazine released up to the date of original purchase (referred to as “back issues”) and provide twelve (12) monthly issues released into the future from each date of payment made.

3.4.2 If you cancel your PRO annual subscription, access to digital magazine issues released prior to the date of original purchase (back issues) will be removed. Any digital magazine issues released during the period from date of the original purchase up to date of cancellation will still remain accessible for the customer. No further future magazine releases will be made accessible to the customer after the date of cancellation.

3.5 Photography Masterclass Magazine Lifetime Subscription Licence Terms

3.5.1 A Photography Masterclass lifetime subscription licence is valid for fifty years (50) from the original date of purchase and provides access to new issues of Photography Masterclass Magazine in whatever form, quantity and frequency deemed appropriate by Photography Masterclass during the fifty-year (50) period.

3.5.2 A Photography Masterclass Magazine Lifetime Licence is non-transferable and only available to the initial purchaser.

3.5.3 For lifetime subscription licence purchases, you have THIRTY (30) Days from the date of the original purchase to request a refund for your Photography Masterclass lifetime subscription licence. Any refund requests after the THIRTY (30) DAY time limit will not be processed.

3.5.4 Should Hysteresis Media Ltd be sold, no longer cease to trade or no longer offer Photography Masterclass Magazine as a product, the Photography Masterclass Magazine lifetime subscription licence will be terminated and no longer be valid with no recourse to compensation or refund.

3.5.5 The Purchaser of a Photography Masterclass Magazine lifetime subscription licence should recognize that Hysteresis Media Ltd. is offering a deal covering the cost of producing the magazine over fifty years for an exceptionally low price and, as a result, respectfully request low levels of customer support requests. If a Purchaser of a Photography Masterclass Magazine Lifetime Licence is deemed by Hysteresis Media Ltd. to be making excessive customer support requests, Hysteresis Media Ltd. reserve the right to limit or terminate the amount of support provided.

4. Returns, Refunds and Cancellations

What we can guarantee is your satisfaction with our products. We give you a 30-day 100% satisfaction guarantee on the products we sell, so if you are not happy for any reason, just ask for your money back in writing.You must cancel your subscription before it renews each month/year in order to avoid billing of the next month/year’s membership fees to your Payment Method.

Returns, refunds and cancellation requests have to be in writing by contacting us via our website.

The refund process will take up to but no more than 30 days.

Photography Masterclass Magazine is delivered digitally and not via paper hardcopy. There is no recourse to refund as a result of claims made that no physical paper hardcopy magazine has been provided.

4.1 Digital Product and Service Refunds

Upon a refund requested by a customer, access to any digital products and services will be immediately revoked.

4.1.1 Standard Monthly, Standard Annual and PRO Annual Subscriptions:

For standard monthly, standard annual and PRO annual subscription purchases, you have THIRTY (30) Days from the date of the original purchase to request a refund for your Photography Masterclass subscription. Any refund request after the THIRTY (30) DAY time limit will not be processed. You may cancel at any time after the initial THIRTY (30) Days has passed. Photography Masterclass reserve the right to recover reasonable costs incurred through providing products and or services relating to the PRO annual subscription (including bonuses) where a customer requests a refund.

4.1.2 Lifetime Subscription Licences:

For lifetime subscription licence purchases, you have THIRTY (30) Days from the date of the original purchase to request a refund for your Photography Masterclass lifetime subscription licence. Any refund requests after the THIRTY (30) DAY time limit will not be processed. Photography Masterclass reserve the right to recover reasonable costs incurred through providing products and or services relating to the Photography Masterclass lifetime subscription licence (including bonuses) where a customer requests a refund.

4.1.3 Photography Masterclass Courses:

You have THIRTY (30) Days from the date of the original purchase to review the training and preview the course. Any refund requests after the THIRTY (30) DAY time limit will not be processed.

4.2 Physical ReturnsReturns, Refunds & Cancellations for Physical Products

• Our 100% money-back guarantee covers the price of the product only. The 100% money-back guarantee does not cover the shipping and handling fee (in the case of physical products) due to the fact that the customer made the decision to try the product, therefore the customer accepts to pay the fee to ship the product.

• Customers must contact our support department in writing via email to support@photographymc.com for a RMA (Return Authorization Number). This number must be displayed on the outside of all return packages. Returned packages without RMA numbers will not be accepted.

• Once a return is received or valid refund request submitted, the refund process will take no more than 30 days. All refunds will be either returned to the original credit card OR- mailed in check form to the billing name and address. International orders that will be refunded back to the original credit card, and PayPal orders will be credited back to the PayPal account.

• You have THIRTY (30) Days from the date of the original purchase to return the product to receive your refund. Any return received/requested after the THIRTY (30) DAY time limit will not be processed.• Shipping of the product from us to your door will not be refunded. Shipping of the product to our Refund Department will not be compensated.

• To ensure that your product is not lost or damaged, we strongly recommend sending the product certified mail with a tracking number. If we do not receive the product back and the customer does not have proof that the product was returned we cannot issue a refund.

Valid proof of returning a product includes: delivery confirmation or signature required via courier. If the customer has delivery confirmation or signature required, then a full refund will be issued.

• Due to loss or missing or slow mail, we will honor any package that is postmarked for up to one year after the purchase of the product.

4.3 General

Excessive returns will not be accepted. Refunds will not be given to anyone customer for one specific product or service more than twice. There is an unlimited amount of orders that a customer can place for one specific product, but the money-back guarantee is void after a customer has used it for one specific product or service more than twice.

5. Terms of Subscription Renewal

Trial members will receive a notice from us that your trial period is ending or that the paying portion of your membership has begun.We will continue to bill your Payment Method on a monthly/yearly basis for your membership fee until you cancel. Monthly/Yearly Photography Masterclass Subscriptions automatically renew each month/year at the stated retail price until the subscription buyer notifies us that they wish to cancel.Please refer to clause 4 Returns, Refunds & Subscription Cancellations for further detail on cancellations.

6. Your Account

You agree to provide accurate and complete information when you register with, and as you use, the Photography Masterclass Services, and you agree to update your account information to keep it accurate and complete. You agree that Photography Masterclass may store and use the information you provide for use in maintaining and billing fees to your Account.

7. Access to Previous Digital Purchases

As an accommodation to you, subsequent to acquiring Photography Masterclass, you may download previously acquired digital purchases (when available). Some Photography Masterclass training or services that you previously acquired may not be available for subsequent download or access at any given time, and Photography Masterclass shall have no liability to you in such event. As you may not be able to subsequently download certain previously-acquired content or training, once you download an item, it is your responsibility not to lose, destroy, or damage it, and you may want to back it up.Photography Masterclass reserves the right to change content options (including eligibility for particular features) or remove access without notice to any previously purchased training or content that is no longer valid or deemed out of date.

8. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

You agree that Photography Masterclass, including but not limited to Photography Masterclass products and services, graphics, user interface, audio clips, video clips, editorial content, templates and the scripts and software used to implement Photography Masterclass Services, contains proprietary information and material that is owned by Photography Masterclass and/or its licensors, and is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, including but not limited to copyright. You agree that you will not use such proprietary information or materials in any way whatsoever except for use of the Photography Masterclass Services in compliance with this Agreement. No portion of the Photography Masterclass Services may be reproduced in any form or by any means, without expressed written permission from Photography Masterclass. You agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, or create derivative works based on the Photography Masterclass Services in any manner, and you shall not exploit the Photography Masterclass brand in any unauthorized way whatsoever, including, but not limited to, by trespass or burdening network capacity.

Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, Photography Masterclass and its licensors reserve the right to change, suspend, remove, or disable access to any Photography Masterclass products, content, or other materials comprising a part of the Photography Masterclass brand at any time without notice. In no event will Photography Masterclass be liable for making these changes. Photography Masterclass may also impose limits on the use of or access to certain features or portions of Photography Masterclass services, in any case and without notice or liability.

All copyrights in and to Photography Masterclass / Photography Masterclass Magazine / Hysteresis Media Ltd. (including the compilation of content, postings, links to other Internet resources, and descriptions of those resources) and related software are owned by Photography Masterclass and/or its licensors, who reserve all their rights in law and equity. THE USE OF THE SOFTWARE OR ANY PART OF Photography Masterclass, EXCEPT FOR USE OF Photography Masterclass AS PERMITTED IN THIS AGREEMENT, IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED AND INFRINGES ON THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND MAY SUBJECT YOU TO CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES, INCLUDING POSSIBLE MONETARY DAMAGES, FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT.

Photography Masterclass, the Photography Masterclass logo, other Photography Masterclass trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with Photography Masterclass are trademarks or registered trademarks of Hysteresis Media Ltd. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with Photography Masterclass Services may be the trademarks of their respective owners. You are granted no right or license with respect to any of the aforesaid trademarks and any use of such trademarks.

9. Customer Service:

If you have questions or comments regarding our products and services, please contact us.

REV D  (28 September 2020)

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