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THIS REPRESENTS A LEGAL AND BINDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND THE ROBERT & MEILI HEFNER COLLECTION, FOR THE USE OF THE ROBERT & MEILI HEFNER COLLECTION'S WEB SITE, AND THE LICENSING OF ALL IMAGES THAT ARE COPYRIGHT PROTECTED BY THE ROBERT & MEILI HEFNER COLLECTION.
When you download image files from this Web site, or retrieve files from The Robert & MeiLi Hefner Collection through any means, via all media, you agree to and accept the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
If your use of this Web site is on behalf of your employer or another third party, then the terms and conditions of this Agreement apply to you and your employer or other third party.
Images are not to be used in any manner without the express permission of The Robert & MeiLi Hefner Collection. All images are licensed under the terms and conditions as specified at time of purchase.
Images are not sold; the use of such material is licensed and it remains the sole and exclusive property of The Robert & MeiLi Hefner Collection and/or the individual artist or photographer.
Failure to comply with any of the provisions of this Agreement may result in immediate revocation of the license granted.
All images licensed by The Robert & MeiLi Hefner Collection are copyrighted and therefore protected by the intellectual property laws of the United States as well as the Berne Convention.
You agree to provide each reproduction of an image with the credit line: artist or photographer's name/The Robert & MeiLi Hefner Collection. You agree to provide statutory copyright protection of the image by timely registering the work you created or the work in which the image appears, and such copyright shall be assigned to The Robert & MeiLi Hefner Collection or the artist, photographer or author, upon request and without charge. The Robert & MeiLi Hefner Collection has the exclusive right to pursue any copyright infringement without regard to the rights granted. In the event that The Robert & MeiLi Hefner Collection pursues a copyright infringement and receives an award or settlement, its liability to the licensee shall not exceed that portion of the license, if any, paid for conflicting exclusivity.
A material part of this contract is our mutual agreement to arbitrate disputes, except for copyright violations, which will be litigated solely in U.S. federal court. Any and all disputes arising out of, under or in connection with the contract, including without limitation its validity, interpretation, performance and breach, shall be settled by arbitration in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association in effect at the time arbitration is demanded. Judgment upon any award rendered may be entered in the highest court of the forum, state or federal, having jurisdiction. This contract, its validity and effect shall be interpreted under, and governed by, the laws of the State of Oklahoma, and you agree that the arbitrators shall award all costs of arbitration including legal fees, plus legal interest, to the successful party.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction:
This contract, its validity and effect shall be interpreted under, and governed by, the laws of the State of Oklahoma and shall be considered to have been made and accepted in Oklahoma. All suits that may be brought in regard to this contract, or any aspect of the relationship between the parties, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States District Court for the district of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and/or the Circuit Court of the State of Oklahoma for Oklahoma County.
If The Robert & MeiLi Hefner Collection is obligated to go to court, rather than arbitration, to enforce any of its rights, you agree to reimburse The Robert & MeiLi Hefner Collection for legal fees and disbursements if The Robert & MeiLi Hefner Collection is successful.