Terms of use

  • 1. Introduction

    This text contains the Terms of Use of skinography, to regulate the relation between skinography and the Users. skinography makes this available to the Users so it can be read, stored and copied, thus fulfilling the information duty as stablished by the 34/2002 Law of the Information Society Services (Servicios de la Sociedad de la Información). This Terms of Use will have effect and be valid for as long as they remain accessible through this web.
    • 1.1. Versions, updates and modifications history

      • 1.1.1. First version, dated august 8st, 2016

  • 2. Definitions

    • 2.1. Skinography

      Refers to the company providing services through the skinography.net domain
    • 2.2. Skinography.net

      Refers to the computer application provided by Skinography via Internet, and represents all the contents, services and functions provided by the aforementioned application to the Users, which are available through the Internet URL address https://skinography.net
    • 2.3. Term of use

      Heach one of the conditions that Users of Skinography must fulfill, and which are provided on this document.
    • 2.4. Web service

      Functionalities, uses and services that Skinography brings to the Users in the form of web pages, mobile applications or any other support based on the Internet.
    • 2.5. User

      Refers to the people accessing Skinography, who therefore are making use of the Web services and being subdued to the Terms of Use, wether theyr'e Registered Users or not.
    • 2.6. Registered user

      Those people that has turned into Users of Skinography, and have completed succesfully the signup process that turns them into Registered Users.
    • 2.7. User typology

      Each one of the categories on which the Registered Users are divided, choosen depending on the activity of the user on relation with the service.
    • 2.8. Staff

      The organization, management or production team as designated by Skinography para el desempeño de estas tareas.
    • 2.9. Content

      Refers to any text, graphic or any other kind of content being available through Skinography, being provided by the User or not. For example (but not limited to): Text fragments, images, icons, photos, typographies, programming resources, source code, etcetera.
    • 2.10. User content

      Refers to all the Contents included into Skinography by the User, including (but not limited to) all the contents inserted on the Profile, on the User's personal data, on the User's Messages, on the contact forms, and, in general, any other data introduction performed by the User on Skinography.
    • 2.11. Photo

      Those images obtained via any process, whether they're representative of the reality or not, and that are provided in the form of a Content at Skinography being considered as artistic creations by the Law or not. Usually (but not limited to), images in the form of a computer file in the JPG, GIF or PNG format, in any size, resolution and quality.
    • 2.12. Profile

      Refers to the personal web space provided to the Registered User so he can publish its User Contents.
    • 2.13. User messages

      Refers to those messages, part of the User Contents, that the Registered User can send to other Users via Skinography, or receive from other Skinography Users, or from other Internet users outside Skinography.
    • 2.15. Conflict Resolution Committee

      Refers to the group of people from the Skinography Staff that has been designated to regulate the fulfillment of this Terms of Use, and is capable enough to dictate resolutions when conflicts about those Terms arise.
    • 2.16. Cookie

      Piece of information stored on the Internet terminal of the User in the form of a computer file, as a technical mechanism required by Skinography to provide its services.
    • 2.17. Internet terminal

      The device of any kind used by the User to access Skinography
    • 2.18. User registration

      The process the User should use to request Skinography his condition of Registered User in order to access the additional services provided to Registered Users.
  • 3. Skinography ownership and legal information in accordance to LSSI Law

    Skinography is a service by Tin.cat / Lorenzo Herrera NIF 39898734J P.O.Box 257 Salou, Spain
  • 4. Acceptance and modification of the Terms of Use

    The condition of User is obtained by merely accessing any of the services of Skinography; the condition of Registered User is obtained exclusively via the User Registration. Both conditions require the User to accept this Terms of Use

    The acceptance of this Terms of Use imply that you've read and understood them completely, and that you accept all of the Terms specified, which will start being applied in the same moment you accept to become a User or a Registered User, and will prevail applicable during all the time your User or Registered User condition lasts.

    Skinography reserves its right to modify, for such causes as adaptation to law regulations, technical improvement or changes on the Web Services, the terms and clauses of the Terms of Use. Skinography will inform the Registered Users of such changes as soon as possible, via email or via an announce on the web itself.

    The User can let Skinography know at any moment its unacceptance of the Terms of Use, and completely cancel its account at any time, thus ceasing its condition of Registered User, via email to the address [email protected], or using the specific options to cancel account available on the "Configuration" section of his account menu on the web, here's a direct link: https://skinography.net/configuration/account_cancellation

    15 days after the publication of the announce on the web or the sending of the notification email about changes on this Terms of Use, Skinography will understand that the User has read, understood and accepted them.
  • 5. Servicios

    Skinography offers services to Registered Users in the form of Internet tools aimed to manage artistic productions, promote their works, establish professional contacts, organize model castings, publish or find collaboration and job opportunities and similar.
    • 5.1. Paid services

      Some of the Skinography services are paid services via a membership, or via unique payments. Skinography might be associated with other companies to provide this services, on which cases the User is clearly informed. This paid services may require the acceptance of additional Terms of Use, on which cases the User is clearly informed during the contract.
      • 5.1.1.

        The user cannot resell Skinography products or services.
      • 5.1.2.

        Skinography reserves the right to cancel any paid service along with the User's account if the User fails to fulfill any of this Terms of Use. The account cancellation will imply the cancellation of all the related publications, contents, services or functions being provided to the User, even when those were part of a paid service. On such cases, Skinography won't acquiere any refund commitment.
      • 5.1.3.

        The User is obligated to use the paid services only for the purposes they were designed for.
      • 5.1.4.

        The use of paid services is subjected to this Terms of Use, therefore paid services do not provide any additional rights bypassing this Terms of Use.
      • 5.1.5. Prices

        Prices for paid services are those published on skinography.net. This prices include IVA/VAT and any other applicable taxes, and can change at any time, being the new prices published on the same page. Except when the opposite is specified, prices are not applied retroactively, not becoming Skinography obligated to refund the difference when the price is reduced, nor the User obligated to pay the additional difference when the price increases.
      • 5.1.6. Refunds

        The user can request at any time the refund for his payment for a Service. The refund will be for the complete amount if the user hasn't used the service and Skinography cannot verify that the User has received the benefits of the Service. Refunds for services based on a membership payment will be done for the amount proportional to the time that has not been used yet, except if Skinography can verify that the User didn't get the benefits of the service as announced on skinography.net at the time of the payment.
    • 5.2. Membership

      For some User Typologies it's required to obtain a paid membership to use Skinography. This membership allows the User to use access all the benefits of Skinography, as listed on skinography.net when signing up.
    • 5.3. Noticeboard

      The noticeboard allows Registered Users to insert announcements about castings, their needs for a project, their offers, events or other similar messages. Those announcements are published on the Internet and sent to other users whose profiles match the needs of the User publishing the announcement.
      • 5.3.1. Requirements and service specification

        • 5.3.1.3. Ads must fulfill all this Terms of Use, specially those referred to non-allowed activities

        • 5.3.1.5. Not allowed ads

          Ads about products are not allowed. For example: Photography gear for sale, beauty products, cosmetics, clothing, etcetera.

          Ads not related to the purpose of Skinography are not allowed. For example: Web design services, gyms, etcetera.

          Ads aimed to gather votes in competitions or similars are not allowed.

          Ads aimed to gather user for another web pages are not allowed.

        • 5.3.1.6.

          Skinography reserves the right to cancel ads when he considers they don't fulfill this Terms of Use. In such cases, if the ad publication was paid by the User, Skinography will refund its payment completely.
  • 6. User Registration

    The User registration is limited to those people working on the fields for which Skinography was designed. Only accepted registrations are those by advanced users who prove by their works' technical and artistic quality that they're related to the honesty and good behavior principles which are the roots of the Skinography philosophy. A Staff member will review the information and photos provided during the registration to consider its approval. Only Registered Users can access all the contents and tools provided by Skinography. Some User Typologies require the payment of a membership to register.
    • 6.2. Most important Terms for Registered Users

      • 6.2.1.

        The User must act honestly, with good behavior, with civility and with respect on Skinography, and do it so according to the Law.
      • 6.2.2.

        By accessing Skinography, the User certifies that he is at least 18 years old or the age of consent in the jurisdiction from which he is accessing Skinography; that he is familiar with the laws in his jurisdiction affecting the User's legal right to access Skinography or to access erotica or adult-oriented materials; that he has the legal right to access the Contents at Skinography and that Skinography has the legal right to make such Contents available to him; that he is requesting such contents for his own private use, and that he won't, by action or inaction, directly or indirectly, share such contents with or make such contents available to a minor in any way. Skinography can suspend temporarily the User's account and require him/her to provide proof of its age if he considers it necessary.
      • 6.2.3.

        The User must not be related in any way to prostitution services, scorts or similar, nor with services or activities that are considered illegal in any country of the world.
      • 6.2.4.

        The User must not upload photos of people under legal age, whether they are recognizable or not, and even when he has the legal rights to do so.
      • 6.2.5.

        The user must not upload contents nor images that can be considered threatening, defaming, xenophobic, against the dignity or the rights of a person, hurtful to the honor or the intimacy of a person, illegal, or any other behavior that can constitute a criminal offense.
      • 6.2.6.

        The User must not upload Contents of any kind when they're protected by Intellectual or Industrial Property rights, Author rights or Image rights, when he/she hasn't been authorized by the rights owner.
      • 6.2.7.

        The User must own any necessary Image Rights in regard to the persons appearing on his photos.
      • 6.2.8.

        The User must be legally allowed to upload and publish the Contents and photos to Skinography. Skinography can require the User to provide proof that he/she has the proper rights if he considers it necessary, and the User assumes all the responsibility about his Contents and takes it away from Skinography on its entirety.
      • 6.2.9.

        The User gives Skinography the usage rights about the contents he provides through the web to be published on skinography.net and on the social profiles of Skinography like Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and similar. This right extends to all the countries in the world, and until the User cancels his account, or removes the content from his/her profile. Skinography does not receives any other usage right nor acquires any property rights.
  • 7. Responsibility and acquired rights

    • 7.1. Responsibility exemption

      • 7.1.1.

        Skinography offers links, directly or indirectly, to resources or other pages on the Internet that are outside skinography.net. The presence of those links has a merely informative purpose, and Skinography does not takes any responsibility about the contents or services that can be found on them.
      • 7.1.2.

        Skinography doesn't guarantees the absence of virus or other elements that may cause harm to computer systems or electronic documents of the User, nor guarantees the complete availability and correct operation of the Web Services and Contents at skinography.net, therefore Skinography does not acquires any responsibility related to the harm, damage, disputes, law suits or expenses of any kind that this incidences may cause.
      • 7.1.3.

        Skinography does not assumes any responsibility about the User Contents that the Users enter at skinography.net, nor about the messages the Users send, nor any other content of any other kind entered by the Users using the tools Skinography provides, nor about the bad use the Users may do with them. The User assumes all the responsibility about his Contents and takes it away from Skinography on its entirety.
    • 7.2. Acquired rights

      Skinography reserves the right to:
      • 7.2.1.

        Deny the registration of a User, cancel a Registered User, its photos and, in general, any User Content.
      • 7.2.2.

        To cancel a Registered User or the services bought by him when he doesn't pays any of the Web Services requested by him. In such case, Skinography reserves the right to start the adequate legal proceedings aimed to obtain the payment of the debt, and the User completely takes away from Skinography all the responsibilities derived from this proceedings, including those about harm, and those related to judicial or representative expenses.
  • 8. Intellectual and industrial propiety

    • 8.1.

      Modification, copy, reproduction, download, transmission, distribution or transformation of the contents available at skinography.net is not allowed when lacking an specific authorization from the owner.
    • 8.2.

      The Contents uploaded by the Users are not property of Skinography, and therefore subjected to individual authorship, image and other rights owned by their respective Users. Users have authorized Skinography to publish those contents on this web.
  • 9. Privacy & data protection

    In accordance to the Organic Law for Personal Data Protection in Spain (Ley Orgánica de Protección de Datos de Carácter Personal de España), (Organic law 15/1999 of december, 13th, LOPD), Skinography states via this Terms of Use and communicates the User that all the information entered by him on his User Contents, including (but not limited to) its profile, its Photos and User messages, are part of a file named "SKINOGRAPHY", property of Tin.cat / Lorenzo Herrera NIF 39898734J P.O.Box 257 Salou, Spain, registered on the Spanish Data Protection Agency (Agencia Española de Protección de Datos). The user understands and accepts the treatment of his/her personal data according to the following Terms:
    • 9.1.

      When providing the User Contents to Skinography.net, the User accepts the treatment of his/her data for the purposes Skinography.net was designed, amongst the following:
      • 9.1.1.

        The registration at Skinography.net as a Registered User.
      • 9.1.2.

        The publication on the Internet of the public profile the User builds using Skinography.net, taking into account that the information and the photos he chooses to be public will be able to be seen by anyone via Internet, and the information and the photos he chooses to keep private will only be seen by other Registered Users at Skinography.net, or by the Users he chooses, where this function is available.

        Skinography cannot verify the sensibility of the information entered by the User on the free-writing fields, so it's responsibility of the User to not provide sensible information he doesn't wants to publish in those fields.
      • 9.1.3.

        The payment of services.
      • 9.1.4.

        The sending of messages to the User with notifications and communications related to the Web Services, like:
        • 9.1.4.1.

          Notifications about new messages, new likes, comments and other similar social actions.
        • 9.1.4.2.

          If the users wants it, the sending of email messages with interesting information about Skinography, offers, products, courses, workshops and similar.
      • 9.1.5.

        The communication with the User via email, phone or snail mail by Skinography, only for matters related to the web, and to attend the requests made by the User.
    • 9.2. Responsibility about the personal data

      • 9.2.1.

        Skinography won't give any personal information entered by the User to third parties, companies nor entities without his specific permission.
      • 9.2.3.

        Skinography has the proper technical resources to protect the personal data, and commits to keep those security measures updated and in great working order. Even though, Skinography cannot guarantee the loss of this information for reasons beyond reasonable control like disasters, improbable and extreme technical incidences and similars. The user takes all responsbility away from Skinography in those cases.
    • 9.3. Access, opposition, rectification and cancellation rights

      The User can exert his right to access, oppose, rectify or cancel his information at any time via email to [email protected]
    • 9.4. Cookies

      For Skinography.net to work properly, the User is informed that one or more files on his computer or Internet Terminal has been stored in the form of Cookies, storing specific information necessary for the technical systems of Skinography to work, and for the proper operation of other associated companies, like Google.

      Those cookies do not contain sensible information about the User, nor contain any virus or malicious agent, and the cookie management mechanism is property secured to guarantee this; either implemented by Skinography or by the associated companies.

      The user accepts the inclusion of those Cookies, needed for the proper operation of the service.
    • 9.5. Physical location

      The servers of Skinography are located in France, a country part of the European Community fulfilling the EU regulations about data protection.
  • 10. Applicable law and competent courts

    The conditions ruling Skinography.net, as well as the relations that may be derived from it, are protected and subject to Spanish Legislation. For the resolution of any kind of controversy, legal dispute or discrepancy that might arise between the User and Skinography for the use of Skinography.net, the subjection to Madrid capital Jury and court is agreed.
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