This statement covers Chester Comic Con and any associated content including but not limited to email contact and online web store. Please read this statement carefully before proceeding to access any of chestercomicco.com. Your use of the Chester Comic Con indicates your agreement to abide by the Terms in effect.
For web store specific terms and conditions please read the web store terms and conditions.
Use of Content
Attribution Non-Commercial: Chester Comic Con is pleased to make its original content available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, for non-commercial reproduction with credit to the source site.
This license permits anyone to do the following with original Chester Comic Con content, in any medium:
To reproduce, remix, or otherwise alter original Chester Comic Con site material so long as the logo is displayed and credit is given. This includes, specifically, permission:
to reproduce quotes
to reproduce screenshots of any page of a Chester Comic Con site
to include original Chester Comic Con material in mash-ups, mixes, parodies, caricatures, etc for movies, TV, print or online
Important Note: This does not include the right to republish images from Chester Comic Con, for which Chester Comic Con may not the copyright holder, except in the context of a screenshot of the whole site.
Chester Comic Con makes no representations or guarantees about the suitability for third-party use of content that appears on Chester Comic Con, and licenses herewith only the content of which Chester Comic Con is the copyright holder.
Internal links in the Site content must not be removed.
The Site logo and/or URL should appear on each page displaying site content.
The format or branding of the headlines, text and other information provided inand formate must not be modified unless granted permission.
“More From…” links back to original Site at the end of each post must be included on content pages and may not be removed.
Reproduction of screenshots from any Site is permissible, without prior written approval, so long as the site logo and URL is fully visible or otherwise included on the page. See above for general permissions on partial content.
The Site logo and URL must appear prominently at the top of each section displaying site content.
Content must appear unedited, except for replacement of hyperlinks with full URLs and use of product manufacturer’s site links where appropriate.
Images from a Site must not be used in print without you obtaining the appropriate copyright clearances yourself from the appropriate copyright holder.
Chester Comic Con provides this content “as is” and Chester Comic Con shall not be held liable for your use of the information.
Use of a Site’s content, including text and images, on your site, or in print, is entirely at your discretion. Chester Comic Con is not responsible for any complaints regarding content or images that you choose to display on your site or in print.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED, Chester Comic Con DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES INCLUDING WARRANTIES FOR MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. By accessing the website or XML instructions provided above, you indicate that you understand and agree to these terms and conditions.
Corresponding with Chester Comic Con
Any correspondence with Chester Comic Con, including any documentation or images, are considered property of Chester Comic Con. Chester Comic Con reserves the right to reproduce such correspondence, in whole or in part, on any of the Chester Comic Con or its affiliates.
The comments sections on Chester Comic Con are accessible to users by sign up only. Chester Comic Con’s comment user registration system has been designed so that, if the user so chooses, they can remain completely anonymous, even to us.
In order to make our comments useful and interesting, the following guidelines have been established for comment users:
Do not post threatening, harassing, defamatory, or libellous material.
Do not intentionally make false or misleading statements.
Do not offer to sell or buy any product or service.
Do not post material that infringes copyright.
Do not post information that you know to be confidential or sensitive or otherwise in breach of the law.
Keep all comments relevant to the particular Chester Comic Con Site where the comment is being posted.
Chester Comic Con will not accept responsibility for information posted in the Comments.
Please note that once you post a comment to one of our sites, it becomes part of the public conversation. Our policy is that we will not remove a user’s comments unless we deem them to be in violation of our Terms of Service or they are flagged for moderation. So if you want to say something that you will later regret personally, it is advisable that you use a username that does not identify you. We cannot remove your comments at request. If you comments are flagged by other users, your account may be subject to full time moderation. It is our policy not to delete comment accounts, however if found to be breaking our terms of service, commenting rights may be removed and if the law is broken Chester Comic Con will report you to the appropriate authority or governing body.
However, Chester Comic Con reserves the right to remove comments entirely at its discretion, including for alleged violations of terms of service or legal rights.
Chester Comic Con typically displays images, audio, and video (the “Material”) as part of blog posts written by our editors and contributors. The types of Material editors are authorized to use on Chester Comic Con include:
Material licensed from photographic archive and video vendors
Material supplied to our editors or released into the public domain by public relations and marketing companies for press purposes
Reader-submitted Material, with the implied representation that the person submitting the material owns the copyright in the material and the right to give it to us for use on our site(s)
Material published on Flickr or other public photo / video sites with licenses granted under Creative Commons, with attribution in accordance with the CC license granted in each case
Material commissioned by Chester Comic Con
Material that we believe to be covered by the Fair Use Doctrine, taking into account factors such as:
The purpose and character of the use (i.e. transformation from the original, use for criticism, satire or parody
The nature of the copyrighted work (i.e. factual or newsworthy vs creative works)
The amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the whole (i.e. use of cropped, reduced, low-resolution Material used for no more than to convey the point made)
The effect on the potential market for the copyrighted work (e.g. use that is not substitutive for the original, or would never be licensed in any event)
If Chester Comic Con receives notice that Material posted is not in keeping with these terms and conditions or the intended use of the Comments section where it is posted, we reserve to right to remove the material.
If you think we have published Material that infringes your copyright, we will address your concerns; however, if the material falls into one of the categories listed above, we believe that our use is legitimate and we will not remove it from the site until an agreement is met.
Please note that we will respond only to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The text of the Act can be found at the U.S. Copyright Office Web Site, http://lcWeb.loc.gov/copyright/. or on the U.K. Copyright Office Web Site, http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf .
To file a notice of infringement with us, you must provide a written communication (by email with an attached and signed PDF or by post, but please send recorded) that sets forth the items specified below. Please be aware if sent by post, we may not receive it in a timely fashion so please send with some form of record or tracking/proof of receipt (at your discretion, it may be required to uphold as evidence in a court of law), until we have it, we cannot act upon it. In all cases, if you do not hear a response from us within 10 days of submitting a complaint, please telephone us at (01244) 344050 or 07885606515 to confirm that we received your original complaint. Spam blockers sometimes devour important emails from strangers!
To enable us to address your concerns, please provide the following information:
For each allegedly infringing image, video or piece of text that you wish to have removed from one of our sites, provide the exact permanent URL for the page containing the material.
Provide information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you: an email address is preferred, as well as a telephone contact number, post is slow.
For images, provide the following information detailing your claim to ownership of the copyright in the allegedly infringing image:
Proof of copyright in the image concerned, namely proof of registration of the Image under the DMCA,
OR, absent such registration,
a detailed description of where the photograph was taken/image created, by whom, who or what the subject of the image is, AND
Evidence to support your claim that you own the copyright in the image.
We will not comply with requests to remove an image where the complainant cannot prove that they own the copyright in the image in question.
Include the following statement: “I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.”
Sign the document and email to it to: email@example.com AND firstname.lastname@example.org with a title of LEGAL/DMCA
OR post it (recorded/tracked, at your discretion) to; LEGAL/DMCA Complaints, 73 Brook Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 3DX
Please note that you will be liable for damages (including costs and legal fees) if you materially misrepresent that any material on our sites is infringing your copyrights.
Indeed, in a recent case a company that sent an infringement notification seeking removal of online materials that were protected by the Fair Use doctrine was ordered to pay such costs and legal fees. The company agreed to pay over $100,000. Accordingly, if you are not sure whether material available online infringes your copyright, we suggest that you first contact an attorney or legal advisor.
We also reserve the right to publish your letter on the site(s).
External Links Disclaimer
Chester Comic Con routinely contains links to external, third party websites. By providing links to other sites, Chester Comic Con does not guarantee, approve or endorse the information or products available at these sites, nor does a link indicate any association with or endorsement by the linked site to Chester Comic Con.
Chester Comic Con does not operate or control and has no responsibility for the information, products and/or services found on any external sites. Nor do such links represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any information, products and/or services provided on or through any external sites, including, without limitation, warranties of any kind, either express or implied, warranties of title or non-infringement or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
Visitors to Chester Comic Con assume complete responsibility and risk in their use of any external sites. Visitors should direct any concerns regarding any external link to its site administrator or webmaster.
All copyright belongs to its respective owners.