Terms of use

The following describes the terms on which Snaphubr Investment Limited (hereinafter, referred to as, “Snaphubr.com”) offers you access to our services.

  1. The terms mentioned below apply to all Users of Snaphubr.com who visit the website or use any other tools or services provided by Snaphubr.com.

    1. Contributor – Anyone who uploads Content for sale – photographs/images to Snaphubr.com.
    2. Buyer – Anyone who purchases Content – images listed on Snaphubr.com.
    3. User – Anyone who accesses the website Snaphubr.com or its tools, services or content.
  2. Creation of User Accounts:

    1. A Contributor must create a user account on Snaphubr.com before uploading content.
    2. A Buyer may or may not create a user account for purchasing content.
    3. As of now, Snaphubr.com doesn’t charge any fees for new user registration. All accounts are free to create.
  3. Accuracy of Account Information:

    1. Personal Information provided by the Users on their Account page must be accurate and updated regularly so as to reflect current status.
    2. In case the information is misrepresented or inaccurate, the User is responsible for all resulting liabilities and losses. Payment information must be especially verified before withdrawing funds from the Snaphubr.com account.
    3. Snaphubr.com will not be liable for losses resulting from inaccurate account information.
  4. Use of Content:

    1. All Users who intend to use content provided by Snaphubr.com must purchase the respective content prior to usage. Watermarked images may not be used for any purpose without prior express written permission of Snaphubr.com. Unauthorized access and usage of content is punishable to the full extent of the law.
    2. Personal Use: Stock Images purchased for personal use may not be used for any commercial purposes including but not limited to publication on blogs, books, websites, magazines and flyers. The price for such images is US $0.99/image.
    3. Commercial Use: Stock Images purchased for commercial use may be used for any purpose except reselling as is in the digital format. They may be printed into hard copies, but not re-sold as digital photos as-is. The price for such images is US $12.99/image.
    4. Event Photos: These images are for personal use by respective photographed individuals only, not by others. They may not be used for any commercial purposes by the buyers. Anyone not present in the photo must not purchase or use Event photos in any manner.
  5. Availability of Service:

    1. Snaphubr.com strives to makes its services available 24x7, but is not liable for any break in availability of services and resulting losses.
    2. Contributors are advised to always keep backup copies of content on their local storage devices and other services outside Snaphubr.com.
    3. Buyers are advised to store multiple copies of purchased content, since Snaphubr.com is only responsible for making the purchased content available at the time of purchase.
  6. Event Information:

    1. Contributors uploading Event photos must provide accurate information regarding Event Name, Location, Dates and Photographer Name.
    2. Accuracy of Event Information will affect sales directly, since these photos are meant for specific customers only and should be easy to find.
    3. Contributors must provide as much information as possible with correct spellings of Venue, City, State, Country and Event Name.
  7. Purpose for Uploading Content:

    1. Contributors must only upload content for the purpose of sale. They must not use Snaphubr.com as a storage service or for any other purpose.
    2. Hot-linking or embedding content hosted by Snaphubr.com for display on other websites or applications is a violation of Terms of Use of Snaphubr.com.
  8. Protection of User Information:

    1. Snaphubr.com shall make every effort to protect Personal Information provided by Users in their accounts.
    2. Hacking or unauthorized access by Users on Snaphubr.com shall be punished to the full extent of the law.
    3. Users are strongly advised not to share their login information with others, in order to protect their accounts from unauthorized access and activity.
  9. Abuse/Misuse of Snaphubr.com:

    1. Violation of the terms mentioned here may lead to one or more of the following:
      1. Removal of inappropriate content,
      2. Monetary penalty,
      3. Suspension of User Account,
      4. Permanent Banning of the User
      5. Legal Proceedings against the violating party.
      6. Other Actions as deemed suitable and necessary by Snaphubr.com
    2. The ruling of violation and consequent penalty are at the sole discretion of Snaphubr.com.
  10. Quality of Content Contributed:

    1. Snaphubr.com reserves the right to define, change and implement quality guidelines regarding the content uploaded by Contributors.
    2. For Stock Images, the image size must be at least over 700px wide and over 700px high.
    3. No watermarks should be present on the images uploaded.
    4. No illegal, immoral or otherwise inappropriate content must be present in the uploaded images.
    5. Uploaded images must only depict subjects from whom prior permission for commercial use has been taken in the form of Model Release. In case of trademarked, privately owned, copyrighted or otherwise legally protected content permission must be taken from the rightful owners. In case of minors depicted in the content, prior permission must be taken from their legal guardians.
    6. Photographs must be captured only on Public Property and with prior permission on Private Property.
    7. In case the Contributor uploading the content to Snaphubr.com is not the photographer or owner, prior express permission must be obtained from the rightful owner by the Contributor for commercial usage.
  11. Approval of Uploaded Content:

    1. Snaphubr.com reserves the right to approve or reject the content uploaded by Contributors.
    2. If the content is rejected, it will be summarily deleted from Snaphubr.com.
    3. In case the content is approved, Snaphubr.com will make it available for sale to the public.
    4. Originally approved content may later be termed inappropriate after review, due to reported issues with content, copyright or other factors.
  12. Payment for Sale of Content:

    1. Proceeds from Images sold on Snaphubr.com shall be divided as follows:
      1. Snaphubr.com currently doesn’t charge any fees for uploading images for sale.
      2. 60% of the sale price will be credited to the Contributor’s Account and 40% of the sale price will be kept by Snaphubr.com.
      3. We pay users every Fridays
  13. Change in Terms of Use:

    1. Terms like Percentage of Commission paid to Contributor per Sale, Price per Image, Fees for New User Registration or Fees for Uploading Images may be changed or implemented (with or without prior notice).
    2. Changes in Terms of use will be communicated to all registered Users via email and will be displayed on the Announcements Page accessible through the Dashboard Menu for logged in users.
    3. All Users are advised to go through the modified Terms carefully before continuing to use the services offered by Snaphubr.com
    4. Once changes to Terms of Use are communicated via email and posted on the Announcements page, Users who continue to access the services of Snaphubr.com shall be considered to have agreed to the revised Terms.
  14. Snaphubr.com and its Users shall communicate through:

    the Website (http://www.snaphubr.com), Social Media accounts like Facebook, Instagram, Snaphubr Blog, Email accounts belonging to Snaphubr.com domain name and other such interfaces clearly indicated as owned and/or operated by Snaphubr.com.
  15. CONTENT

    1. By using the Service, you become a participant in an online community of people who enjoy photography. In order for Snaphubr.com to make your photos available, Snaphubr.com requires a license to use all Content on the Service, in accordance with and subject to these Terms. Accordingly, as a condition to your use of the Service, when you give us Content, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise any and all copyright, trademark, publicity, and database rights (but no other rights) you have in the Content, in any media known now or in the future.
    2. As a condition of uploading jpeg files to Snaphubr.com, the Account Owner hereby grants Snaphubr.com a perpetual, universal, exclusive, royalty-free license to copy display, modify transmit, make derivative works of and distribute the Account Owner’s files for the sole consideration of providing its services. Notwithstanding the above preamble, Snaphubr.com will not prevent or interfere with the Account Owner’s use of the files in any way once the files are no longer posted at Snaphubr.com.
  16. REGISTERED ACCOUNT OWNER CONDUCT

    1. All Content that is uploaded to the Snaphubr.com Site (“Site”) is the sole responsibility of the registered Account Owner who submitted it.
    2. Snaphubr.com in no way guarantees the accuracy, quality, or appropriateness of content available through the Snaphubr.com Service (“Service”).
    3. Snaphubr.com is committed to ensuring that the Service remains a fun and safe place to upload and sell jpeg files. Account Owners may not use the Site to process Prohibited Content. Generally, Prohibited Content includes content or other material that Snaphubr.com believes:
      1. Is abusive, deceptive, pornographic, provocative, suggestive, obscene, defamatory, slanderous, offensive, or otherwise inappropriate;
      2. Comprises copyrighted material used without the express permission of the owner;
      3. Violates or otherwise encroaches on the rights of others. This includes paparazzi-like photography which Snaphubr.com regards as a violation of privacy;
      4. Contains viruses, worms, corrupt files, Trojan horses or other forms of corruptive code, or any other Content which may compromise the Service;
      5. Advocates illegal activity;
      6. Harms anyone, including minors; or,
      7. Provides a link or makes allowance to any of the above.
    4. Snaphubr.com has the sole discretion to determine whether Content is Prohibited Content, and any Content submitted to the Service may be subject to examination. Although Snaphubr.com does not and will not examine or otherwise review all Content submitted or transmitted to the Service, Snaphubr.com may delete, move, and edit Content for any reason, at any time, without notice.
    5. By viewing the Site, you may be exposed to Content that you consider offensive. You take sole responsibility for such exposure. Please report offensive Content to service@Snaphubr.com.
  17. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

    1. Snaphubr.com will not be responsible for other Account Owners’ Content, actions, or inactions. Snaphubr.com is a venue to allow clients offer, sell, and buy jpeg files. We facilitate the transaction between buyers and sellers by protecting the photo displayed, collecting payment from the buyers, delivering the photos (as jpeg files) to the buyers, and delivering payment to the Account Owners.
    2. Snaphubr does not guarantee continuous or secure access to its Site, Services, or tools, and operation of its Site, Services, or tools may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control. Accordingly, to the extent legally permitted, we exclude all implied warranties, terms and conditions. We are not liable for any loss of money, goodwill or reputation, or any special, indirect or consequential damages arising, directly or indirectly, out of your use of, or your inability to use, our sites, services, and tools. Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of warranties or exclusion of damages, so such disclaimers and exclusions may not apply to you. Notwithstanding the previous paragraphs, if we are found to be liable, our liability is limited to the total liability sum. In the event of fraud, misrepresentation or negligence on the part of the clients, Snaphubr shall not be indebted to anyone.
  18. RELEASE

    If you have a dispute, you release us (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures, and employees) from claims, demands, and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
  19. ACCESS AND INTERFERENCE

    The clients hereby understate not to:

    1. take any action that imposes or may impose (in our sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
    2. copy, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, distribute, or publicly display any Content (except for your information) from the Site without the prior express written permission of Snaphubr.com and the appropriate third party, as applicable;
    3. or interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site, Services, or tools, or any activities conducted on or with the Sites, Services, or tools. 
    4. Any unlawful, illegal and unauthorised interference on Snaphubr.com constitutes both an offence and civil wrong so that anyone who did the unlawful, illegal and unauthorised interference on the Site shall be liable to Snaphubr Investment Limited in the sum of $100.
  20. PRIVACY

    We do not sell or rent your personal information. We view protection of Photographers’ privacy as a very important community principle. You can access and modify the information you provide us by logging in to your account.
  21. INDEMNITY

    You will indemnify Snaphubr Investment Limited (and its officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures, and employees) of any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party. 
  22. NOTICES

    Personal legal notices shall be served to the email address provided by the Account Owner to Snaphubr.com during the registration process. It is the Photographer’s responsibility to keep that address current. Other notices of interest will be posted at News & Kudos and on our Facebook page.
  23. RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES

    If a dispute arises between an Account Owner and Snaphubr.com, our goal is to provide a neutral and cost effective means of resolving the dispute quickly. We will consider reasonable requests to resolve the dispute through alternative dispute resolution procedures, such as mediation, negotiation and arbitration, as alternatives to litigation. 
  24. CHOICE OF LAW

    1. The applicable Law is the extant Nigerian Law guiding or relating to the subject of these Terms and Agreement.
    2. The state and federal courts of Nigeria are the exclusive forum and venue to resolve any and all disputes arising out of or otherwise relating to these Terms. You consent to personal jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
  25. AMENDMENT

    We may amend these Terms at any time by posting the amended terms on this Site. Except as stated elsewhere, all amended terms shall automatically be effective 14 days after they are initially posted.
  26. ENTIRE AGREEMENT

    1. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Snaphubr.com governing your use of the Service. In the case of inconsistencies between these Terms and any information included in other materials (for example, promotional materials and mailers), these Terms will take priority.. The following Sections survive any termination of these Terms: Fees and Services (with respect to fees owed for our services), Release, Content, Liability, Indemnity and Resolution of Disputes. 
    2. Failure of Snaphubr to exercise or enforce any Term will not constitute a waiver of such Term. If any Term is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of these Terms remain in full force and effect.
    3. Regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or relating to the Service or these Terms will be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose, or be forever barred.
  27. REPORTING VIOLATIONS

    Please report abuse of these Terms to service@Snaphubr.com.