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THIS IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU (“LICENSEE”) AND ISLAND LIFE MAGAZINE AND ITS LEGAL AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES (“ISLANDLIFEMAG.CA”). THIS AGREEMENT IS APPLICABLE TO DIGITAL AND ANALOGUE (PHYSICAL) DELIVERY OF LICENSED MATERIAL.

  1. Definitions.— The following definitions apply in this Agreement:
    1. “Invoice” means the computer-generated or pre-printed invoice provided by IslandLifeMag.ca that may include, without limitation, the Licensed Material selected, any limitations on the license in addition to those specified herein and the corresponding price for the license of such Licensed Material. The Invoice shall be incorporated into this Agreement and all references to the Agreement shall include the Invoice.
    2. “Licensed Material” means any image, visual representation generated optically, electronically, digitally or by any other means, original digital files, including any negatives, transparencies, prints or any Reproductions thereof, or any other product protected by copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property right, which is licensed to Licensee by IslandLifeMag.ca under the terms of this Agreement. Any reference in this Agreement to the Licensed Material shall be to each individual item within the Licensed Material and also to the Licensed Material taken as a whole.
    3. “Reproduction” and “Reproduce” mean any form of copying or publication of the whole or part of any Licensed Material, via any medium by whatever means, and the distortion or manipulation of the whole or any part of the Licensed Material and the creation of any derivative work from the Licensed Material.
    4. “User” means any employee or subcontractor of the Licensee who manipulates, edits, or modifies the original digital file containing the Licensed Material or incorporates the Licensed Material within any derivative work.
  2. Grant of Rights.— Subject to the terms of this Agreement:
    1. Upon full payment of the Invoice amount, the Licensee has the non-transferable, non-sublicensable right to Reproduce the Licensed Material as specified in writing by Island Life Magazine.
    2. Licensee has the right to have the Licensed Material Reproduced by subcontractors of Licensee, provided that Licensee ensures that such subcontractors agree to abide by the provisions of this Agreement.
  3. Restrictions
    1. Licensee may store the Licensed Material in a digital library, network configuration or similar arrangement to allow the Licensed Material to be viewed by employees, partners and clients of Licensee, but under no circumstance may the Licensed Material ever be used by more than five Users.
    2. Licensee may not sublicense, sell, assign, convey or transfer this Agreement or any of its rights under this Agreement. However, Licensee may not include the Licensed Material in an electronic template intended to be Reproduced by third parties on electronic or printed products.
    3. Licensee may not sell, license or distribute any derivative work containing the Licensed Material in a way that would allow a third party to download, extract or access the Licensed Material as a standalone file.
    4. Licensed Material shall not be incorporated into a logo, trademark or service mark.
    5. Licensee may not post the Licensed Material online in a downloadable format or enable it to be distributed via mobile telephone devices.
    6. If any Licensed Material featuring a model is used in (i) a manner that would lead a reasonable person to believe that the model personally uses or endorses a product or service; or (ii) connection with a subject that would be unflattering or unduly controversial to a reasonable person, Licensee must accompany each such use with a statement that indicates that the person is a model and the Licensed Material is being used for illustrative purposes only.
    7. The Licensed Material may not be used in a pornographic, defamatory or otherwise illegal manner, whether directly or in context or juxtaposition with other materials.
    8. Licensee must retain information that is invisibly embedded in the electronic file containing the original Licensed Material, including without limitation, the copyright symbol, the name of Island Life and/or Kim Lunman, the Licensed Material’s identification number and any other information.
    9. Licensee must abide by any restriction on use notified to it by IslandLifeMag.ca before or at the time of delivery of the Licensed Material, either in the information accompanying the Licensed Material or otherwise.
    10. If the Licensed Material is used in an editorial manner, Licensee must include the following credit adjacent to the Licensed Material: “Kim Lunman/Island Life Magazine”.
    11. While efforts have been made to correctly caption the subject matter of the Licensed Material, IslandLifeMag.ca does not warrant the accuracy of such information.
  4. Copyright.— No ownership or copyright in any Licensed Material shall pass to Licensee by the issuance of the license contained in this Agreement. Except as expressly stated in this Agreement, IslandLifeMag.ca grants Licensee no right or license, express or implied, to the Licensed Material.
  5. Warranty and Limitation of Liability.
    1. IslandLifeMag.ca warrants that: (i) it has all necessary rights and authority to enter into and perform this Agreement; and (ii) the Licensed Material will be free from defects in material and workmanship for 30 days from delivery (Licensee’s sole and exclusive remedy for a breach of this warranty being the replacement of the Licensed Material).
    2. IslandLifeMag.ca makes no other warranties, express or implied, regarding the licensed material, including, without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. IslandLifeMag.ca shall not be liable to Licensee or any other person or entity for any general, punitive, special, indirect, consequential or incidental damages, or lost profits or any other damages, costs or losses arising out of Licensee’s use of the licensed material or otherwise, even if IslandLifeMag.ca has been advised of the possibility of such damages, costs or losses. IslandLifeMag.ca’s maximum liability arising out of or in connection with Licensee’s use of or inability to use the licensed material (whether in contract, tort or otherwise) shall, to the extent permitted by law, be limited to the value paid by the Licensee for the licensed material.
    3. The representations and warranties made by IslandLifeMag.ca in this agreement apply only to the licensed material as delivered by IslandLifeMag.ca and will be invalid if the licensed material is used by Licensee in any manner not specifically authorized in this agreement or if Licensee is otherwise in breach of this agreement.
    4. Caption information and release availability are identified to the best of our ability, but we give no warranties with respect to the accuracy of captions or the existence of a model release or property release. The Licensee is solely responsible for the accuracy of caption information and determining whether usage of Licensed Material requires the consent of any other party or the license of any additional rights. If required for publication, the Licensee should contact us to obtain copies of releases and clearances that are available.
  6. Indemnification.
    1. Provided that the Licensed Material is only used in accordance with this Agreement and Licensee is not otherwise in breach of this Agreement, IslandLifeMag.ca shall defend, indemnify and hold Licensee harmless from all damages (excluding punitive damages), liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees and permitted and authorized costs), arising out of or connected with any actual or threatened lawsuit, claim or legal proceeding alleging that IslandLifeMag.ca is in breach of its warranties given in section 5 above. The foregoing states IslandLifeMag.ca’s entire indemnification obligation under this agreement and Licensee’s sole and exclusive remedy for any alleged or actual breach of the representations and warranties set forth in section 5 above.
    2. Licensee shall defend, indemnify and hold IslandLifeMag.ca and its legal agents and representatives harmless from all damages (except punitive damages), liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and permitted and authorized costs), arising out of or as a result of claims by third parties relating to Licensee’s use of any Licensed Material outside the scope of this Agreement or any other breach by Licensee of this Agreement.
    3. The party seeking indemnification pursuant to this section 6 shall promptly notify the other party of such claim. At indemnifying party’s option, indemnifying party may assume the handling, settlement or defense of any claim or litigation, in which event indemnified party shall cooperate in the defense thereof. Indemnified party shall have the right to participate in such litigation, at its expense, through counsel selected by indemnified party. The indemnifying party will not be liable for legal fees or other costs incurred prior to the other party giving notice of the claim for which indemnity is sought.
  7. Termination and Revocation.
    1. The license contained in this Agreement will terminate automatically without notice from IslandLifeMag.ca if Licensee fails to comply with any provision of this Agreement. Upon termination, Licensee must immediately (i) stop using the Licensed Material; (ii) destroy or, upon the request of IslandLifeMag.ca, return the Licensed Material to IslandLifeMag.ca; and (iii) delete or remove the Licensed Material from Licensee’s premises, computer systems and storage (electronic or physical).
    2. IslandLifeMag.ca reserves the right to revoke the license to use the Licensed Material for good cause and elect to replace such Licensed Material with alternative Licensed Material. Upon notice of any revocation of a license for any particular Licensed Material, Licensee shall immediately cease using such Licensed Material and shall where possible ensure that its clients and customers do likewise.
  8. Condition of Licensed Material.— Licensee should examine all Licensed Material for possible defects (whether digital or otherwise) before sending any Licensed Material for Reproduction. Without prejudice to section 5.1.(ii), IslandLifeMag.ca shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by Licensee or any third party, whether directly or indirectly, arising from any alleged or actual defect in any Licensed Material or its caption or in any way from its Reproduction.
  9. Miscellaneous Terms.
    1. Unauthorized Use.— Any use of Licensed Material in a manner not expressly authorized by this Agreement or in breach of a term of this Agreement constitutes copyright infringement, entitling IslandLifeMag.ca to exercise all rights and remedies available to it under copyright laws around the world. Licensee shall be responsible for any damages resulting from any such copyright infringement, including any claims by a third party. In addition and without prejudice to IslandLifeMag.ca’s other remedies under this Agreement, IslandLifeMag.ca reserves the right to charge and Licensee agrees to pay a fee equal to five times IslandLifeMag.ca normal license fee for use of the Licensed Material.
    2. Governing Law.— This Agreement will be governed in all respects by the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada, without reference to its laws relating to conflicts of law. Any disputes arising from this Agreement or its enforceability shall be settled by binding arbitration to be held in Brockville, Ontario. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not govern this Agreement. Notwithstanding the foregoing, IslandLifeMag.ca shall have the right to commence and prosecute any legal or equitable action or proceeding before any court of competent jurisdiction to obtain injunctive or other relief against Licensee in the event that, in the opinion of IslandLifeMag.ca, such action is necessary or desirable.
    3. Severability.— If one or more of the provisions contained in the Agreement is found to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected. Such provisions shall be revised only to the extent necessary to make them enforceable.
    4. Waiver.— No action of IslandLifeMag.ca, other than express written waiver, may be construed as a waiver of any provision of this Agreement. A delay on the part of IslandLifeMag.ca in the exercise of its rights or remedies will not operate as a waiver of such rights or remedies, and a single or partial exercise by IslandLifeMag.ca of any such rights or remedies will not preclude other or further exercise of that right or remedy. A waiver of a right or remedy by IslandLifeMag.ca on any one occasion will not be construed as a bar to or waiver of rights or remedies on any other occasion.
    5. Entire Agreement.— This Agreement contains all the terms of the license agreement and no terms or conditions may be added or deleted unless made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of both parties. In the event of any inconsistency between the terms contained herein and the terms contained on any purchase order or other communication sent by Licensee, the terms of this Agreement shall govern.
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