Contributor Agreement

The following is a legal agreement between a member ("You", "Contributor") who provides graphics and vectors ("Images") for the VectoRain.com website and the website's owners and operators, VectoRain.com ("VectoRain", "We") governs sales for the same. By filling out our application form and becoming a contributor you agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. This Agreement is in addition to the Terms of Use applicable to the site that all persons providing content to or downloading content from the site have previously entered into. In the event of any inconsistency between this Agreement and the Terms of Use, the terms of this Agreement shall govern.

1.     Agreement

1.1  This is a legal agreement between any member intending to upload content onto the site (referred to as “MEMBER”) and VectoRain (“We”) operator of the site.

1.2  Both parties acknowledge that the Contributor may upload graphics or vector illustrations ("Images") to the website, and VectoRain will screen these files to see if they are suitable for distribution.

1.3  The contributor authorizes VectoRain to be his/her non-exclusive agent to license said Images at pre-determined prices to third parties and customers.

1.4  The contributor also permits / allows VectoRain to distribute and publish these Images, and acknowledges that they may be used for promotional purposes.

1.5  The Contributor acknowledges that VectoRain will not accept any Images that infringe on any copyright, trademark, property - or any other applicable rights. You are solely responsible for the legal status of your Images.

1.6  Upon accepting the terms of this Agreement, MEMBER may make content available to VectoRain by following the “Opt In” procedures and policies identified on the site.

1.7  By checking the box at the end of this Agreement, MEMBER agrees to be bound by the terms of this Agreement.

1.8  We reserve the right to reject or remove any approved Images at any time if we believe they are defective or infringe on rights. Serious copyright infringement issues such as uploading stolen Images result in the termination of this Agreement, the termination of your membership, and possible criminal prosecution.

1.9  This Agreement remains in full force and effect until terminated in accordance with the terms. We reserve the right to change this agreement at any time. Should the agreement change, you will be notified via the onsite message system and e-mail.

2.     Royalties & Compensation 

2.1  VectoRain agrees to pay a certain amount of royalties to the contributor based on the number of Image downloads. VectoRain reserves the right to change these rates at any time. Changes will be communicated through the onsite message system and e-mail. You acknowledge that the payout threshold is $00. Payout requests are processed once a week, on Mondays (Example).

2.2  The MEMBER hereby appoints VectoRain as MEMBER's non-exclusive agent to license content to third parties worldwide and to collect and remit funds in connection with those endeavors on the terms set forth in this agreement.

2.3  VectoRain will pay MEMBERS the designated fee described on the website for each valid download of an image file by a user.

2.4  Commissions after termination. MEMBER acknowledges clients may use or reuse, or be billed for subsequent reuse of accepted images after termination of the agreement. Accordingly, MEMBER specifically agrees that VectoRain has the non-exclusive right to license and retain its commission for such use of any accepted images.

3.     Termination 

3.1  Both parties can terminate your membership account for any reason with a written notice and proof of identity. We warrant that upon termination your images will be removed from the website within 24 hours.

3.2  You acknowledge that if your member account was terminated by VectoRain due to copyright infringement, scamming, credit card fraud or other kinds of illegal or malicious activity, your earnings and download credits will be confiscated and your subscription will be cancelled immediately.

3.3  This Agreement remains in full force and effect until terminated in accordance with its terms. If at any time the terms and conditions of this Agreement are no longer acceptable to the MEMBER, MEMBER must follow the termination procedures set forth.

3.4  VectoRain may terminate this agreement for any reason by giving MEMBER thirty (30) days notice by e-mail at the last address contained in MEMBER membership information. 

4.     Indemnification

4.1  You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless VectoRain and its officers, employees, shareholders, directors and suppliers against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees and expenses, arising out of or related to a breach of this Agreement, the use of this site and the use or the inability of use of any images, your failure to abide by any restriction regarding the use of an Image, or any claim by a third party related to the use of an image.

5.     Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

5.1  THE SITE, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN, ARE PROVIDED BY VECTORAIN “AS IS” WITHOUT REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. VECTORAIN DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR THE CONTENT WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR SALE OR LICENSE OR THAT THEIR USE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE.

5.2  VECTORAIN DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING THROUGH THE SITE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR SIMILAR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE.

5.3  VECTORAIN SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO 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 YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE IMAGES.

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