Restrictions on Use of Materials
This site is owned and operated by Art Brand Studios, LLC (hereinafter collectively referred to as ABS. The copyright in all material provided on this site is held by The Thomas Kinkade Family Trust and its successors in interest (“The Thomas Kinkade Estate”). ABS has the exclusive rights to manage and license the imagery held by The Thomas Kinkade Estate. Except as stated herein, none of the material may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise without the prior written permission of Art Brand Studios, LLC or The Thomas Kinkade Estate. No material from this site or any other site owned, operated or controlled by ABS or The Thomas Kinkade Estate may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of The Thomas Kinkade Estate copyright and other proprietary rights. For purposes of these terms, the use of any such material on any other website or networked computer environment is prohibited. All trademarks, service marks, and trade name are proprietary to The Thomas Kinkade Estate. In the event you download software from this site, the software, including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software, and data accompanying the software (collectively, the Software) are licensed to you by ABS. ABS does not transfer title to the Software to you. You own the medium on which the Software is recorded, but ABS manages and retains full and complete title to the Software, and all intellectual property rights therein on behalf of The Thomas Kinkade Estate. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the Software to a human-perceivable form.
ABS is pleased to hear from its customers and welcomes your comments regarding Thomas Kinkade Studios products, including our online services. Unfortunately, however, ABS’ long-standing company policy does not allow it to accept or consider creative ideas, suggestions, or materials other than those it has specifically requested. We hope you will understand that it is the intent of this policy to avoid the possibility of future misunderstandings when projects developed by ABS professional staff might seem to others to be similar to their own creative work. Accordingly, we must, regretfully, ask that you do not send us any original creative materials such as story ideas or character ideas, screenplays, or original artwork. While we do value your feedback on our services and products, we request that you be specific in your comments on those services and products, and not submit any creative ideas, suggestions, or materials. If at our request you send certain Media-specific submission (e.g., artwork, photographs, personal stories or personal reflections for social sharing purposes, or postings to contests) or, despite our request that you not send us any other creative materials, you do send us creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts or other information (collectively, the “Submissions”), the Submissions shall be deemed, and shall remain, the property of ABS None of the Submissions shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of ABS , and shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submission. Without limitation of the foregoing, ABS shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to the Submissions of every kind and nature, in perpetuity, throughout the universe and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the Submissions.
Forums and Public Communications
ABS, Thomas Kinkade Studios and The Thomas Kinkade Estate are not necessarily affiliated with sites which may be linked to this site and is not responsible for their content (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk.
Unless otherwise specified, the materials in this site are presented solely for the purpose of promoting ABS products available in the United States, its territories, possessions, and protectorates. This site is controlled and operated by ABS from its offices within the State of California, United States of America. ABS makes no representation that materials in this site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Software from this site is further subject to the United States export controls. No software from this site may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported (i) into (or to a nation or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders. By download or using the Software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.
THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, ABS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ABS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTION CONTAINED IN THE MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ABS DOES NOT WARRANT OR MANY ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT ABS ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL ABS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE, EVEN IF ABS OR AN ABS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, S THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL ABS’ TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE.
These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Santa Clara County and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. In no event shall you be entitled to injunctive or other equitable relief. If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This is the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter herein and shall not be modified except as post by ABS on this site or in writing, signed by ABS.