Terms & Conditions

Welcome to the workbook.com website, the advertising professionals' online resource of advertising, design, corporate art departments, photographers, illustrators and industry support services.

These terms and conditions of use constitute a legal agreement between you and Workbook, LLC ("we" or "our").

Please read this agreement ("agreement") in its entirety before you continue to use this website. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add or remove all or part of the Terms of Use at any time.

Warning to Parents

This site is designed for advertising professionals and may contain visual content that is not appropriate for young children. You must be eighteen years old or older to use this site.

Ownership of the Website

This website is owned and operated by Workbook, LLC. All of the content featured or displayed on this website, including, but not limited to, artists, representatives, advertising agencies, design studios, corporate art departments and support service listings, text, graphics, photographs, images, illustrations and software ("Content"), is owned by Workbook, LLC, and/or its advertisers.

Trademarks

"workbook.com", "Workbook Directory", "Workbook Portfolio" and the workbook.com logo are trademarks of Workbook, LLC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Listing Products and Subscription

Workbook.com offers access to its Directory of listings of creative professionals in photography, illustration, advertising, design and related support services such as photo labs, retouchers and stylists. The Basic Service is free and permits you to view the general contact listing but you are prohibited from downloading the listing information. You may purchase listings for a one time download or you may upgrade to a premium subscription service, if you purchase either the Workbook Standard or Workbook Pro premium subscription and enter into a Purchase Agreement with Workbook.

Workbook Standard subscription permits you to view an expanded set of information regarding the listings and offers direct contact information for creative personnel at advertising agencies, design firms, interactive/multimedia design firms, magazine and book publishers, and in-house corporate art departments.

Workbook Pro subscription offers further detail to the expanded information of the Workbook Standard subscription including titles and email if available, and the contact's respective buying habits. All information accessible with the Workbook Pro subscription may be downloaded.

Disclaimers and Limitations of Warranties

This website and its content is provided "as is" and Workbook LLC excludes to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law any warranty, express or implied, including, without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability, satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Workbook LLC will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages. The functions embodied on, or in the materials of, this website are not warranted to be uninterrupted or without error. You, not Workbook LLC, assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction due to your use of this website. Except as specifically stated in these terms and conditions of use or elsewhere on this website, or as otherwise required by applicable law, neither Workbook LLC nor its officers, members, directors, employees, or contractors will be liable for damages of any kind (including, without limitation, lost profits, direct, indirect, compensatory, consequential, exemplary, special, incidental, or punitive damages) arising out of your use of, your inability to use, or the performance of this website or the content on this website whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Some US states and foreign countries do not permit the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties or liability for certain categories of damages. Therefore, some or all of the limitations above may not apply to you to the extent they are prohibited or superseded by state or national provisions.

Workbook LLC uses reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy, correctness and reliability of the Content, but we make no representations or warranties as to the Content's accuracy, correctness or reliability.

Third Party Links

There may be links to other websites from the workbook.com website; however, these other websites are not controlled by Workbook LLC and we are not responsible for any Content contained on any such website or any loss suffered by you in relation to your use of such websites. You waive any and all claims against Workbook LLC regarding the inclusion of links to outside websites or your use of those websites.

Indemnification

You shall indemnify Workbook LLC, its subsidiaries, officers, directors against any losses, expenses, costs or damages incurred by any or all of them as a result of your breach of the terms of this Agreement or your unauthorized use of the Content or its services.

Governing Law and Venue

This Agreement shall be interpreted, construed and governed by the laws of the State of California, USA. Venue for all disputes arising under this Agreement shall lie exclusively in the Superior Courts of the State of California, Los Angeles County or the Federal District Courts in that district (as permitted by law) and each party agrees not to contest the personal jurisdiction of these courts. Notwithstanding the foregoing, however, Workbook LLC shall have the right to commence and prosecute any legal or equitable action or proceeding before any non-US court of competent jurisdiction to obtain injunctive or other relief in the event that, in the opinion of workbook.com, such action is necessary or desirable.

No Waiver, Severability

Workbook.com offers access to its database of listings of creative professionals in photography, illustration, advertising, design and related support services such as photo labs, retouchers and stylists. The Basic Service is free and permits you to view the general contact listing but you are prohibited from downloading the listing information. You may purchase listings for a one time download or you may upgrade to a premium subscription service, if you purchase either the Workbook Standard or Workbook Pro premium subscription and enter into a Purchase Agreement with Workbook.

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Privacy Policy

Workbook Photography and Illustration Annuals, Workbook Portfolio, Workbook Directory, workbook.com, and any other business unit of Workbook LLC respects your ability to make informed choices about the collection and uses of your personal information. This privacy policy tells you about our online products and uses of information that identifies you personally so that you can make an informed choice about using this site. We are committed to respecting the privacy rights of website visitors. The following policy describes how we collect, protect and use information we receive from website visitors. The terms of this policy apply to workbook.com and other sites which Workbook LLC hosts or operates, unless different terms are specified in a form or contract provided to you online or off-line.

Please note, that when you enter any third party sub-sites accessible through workbook.com, they may have different privacy policies specific to those sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of each site. This site is operated by Workbook LLC in the United States. By using this website, you understand and agree that:

The information collected from this site may be retained indefinitely, and may be stored, accessed, and used in jurisdictions whose privacy laws may be different and less protective than those of your home jurisdiction; Workbook LLC may use this information for a variety of purposes including direct marketing (unless you opt out of receiving direct marketing); Workbook LLC may disclose this information to affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, third party content providers, and necessary payment processors, whose privacy policies and practices may be different from those of Workbook LLC, and for which Workbook LLC assumes no responsibility; information about our customers, including personal information, may be disclosed as part of any merger, sale of the company assets or acquisition as well as in the unlikely event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership in which personal information would be transferred as one of the business assets of the company; and we reserve the right to disclose your personal information if required to do so by law, or in the good faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, respond to claims, or protect the rights, property or safety of our company, employees, customers, or the public.

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on the site, place an order, enter a contest or sweepstakes, respond to a survey or communication such as email, or participate in another site feature.

When ordering or registering, we may ask you for your name, email address, mailing address, daytime phone number, credit card information or other information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously or search our site without registering although you may not be able to access all site functions without registering. Providing information on online forms is always voluntary, and you are free not to complete any online forms. If you choose not to, however, some products and services may not be available to you.

Like many websites, we use "cookies" to enhance your experience and gather information about visitors and visits to our website. Please refer to the “Do we use ´cookies´?” section below for information about cookies and how we use them.

We also receive and store click-stream data and other information about visits to our website which may be combined with personal information you have provided. This information is used to analyze and improve the website experience. For more information see the “Do we use ´cookies´?” section below.

When you visit this website, some information, such as the site that referred you to IP, your email, and navigational and purchase information, may be collected automatically as part of the site's operation. This information is used to generate user profiles and to personalize the website to your particular interests.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, purchase products, enter a contest or promotion, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features for various purposes:

  • To process your transactions and to provide customer service, product and service development, direct marketing and marketing analysis
  • To personalize your site experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested
  • To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests
  • To quickly process your transactions
  • To periodically update your information using the email address in our database.

In addition, unless you opt out of receiving promotional materials from Workbook LLC, we may notify you of special promotions, new products or services, or other information that may be of interest. (See Opting Out section below.)

How do we protect visitor information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. When you place orders or access your personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. All sensitive/credit information you supply is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our databases to be only accessed as stated above.

Do we use “cookies”?

Yes. “Cookies” are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer´s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site´s or service provider´s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help Workbook LLC conduct and improve its business. These companies may use cookies to gather anonymous data about our visitors on behalf of Workbook, They do not collect personally identifiable information like email, credit card number, phone number, or name.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Firefox, Safari, or Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookie settings. Most browsers allow you to decline cookies, but if you elect to do so, these pages may not display properly. You are free to delete cookies after your session, and your browser should contain instructions on how to do this.

How can you opt out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?

Registration information and email subscriptions

To modify or delete entirely the information you have provided during registration, including your email subscriptions, please refer to the “Your Account” section of our site. You can also send a request via email to feedback@workbook.com. Be sure to include your first and last name and account email address in the “message” box.

Direct Mail (including catalogs)

If you would like your name and address removed from Workbook´s Directory List, please submit an email request to feedback@workbook.com. Be sure to specify in the “message” box the list(s) you would like to be removed from and include your first name, last name, and address exactly as shown on the direct mail piece you have received.

Communications in Progress/Sales and Service Information

Please note, if you have opted-out to receive email and/or direct mail due to production schedules you may receive communications already in production or you still may receive such material from our party content providers, affiliates and other parties to whom we provide your information in the course of doing business, as explained above. Also, if you request your registration information be deleted or you opt-out of other communications, we may maintain information about an individual sales transaction or service inquiry for future service and record keeping purposes.

Third Party Links

In an attempt to provide you with increased value, we may include third party links on our site. These linked sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.

Changes to our Policy

We reserve the right to change the terms of this privacy policy at any time, but will not do so without posting the revised policy on this website. We encourage you to review this privacy policy whenever you visit our website to make sure you understand how we use the information we collect.

Questions and Feedback

We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please send us any feedback pertaining to privacy, or any other issue to feedback@workbook.com or use our feedback form. If at any time you believe that Workbook LLC has not followed the above policy, let us know by sending an email to webmaster@workbook.com. We will make reasonable efforts to identify and correct any problem.

Online Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Site Terms & Conditions

Please also review our Terms & Conditions establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Children

We do not intend to either solicit or collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are under 18, you should not use or enter information on this website.

Reviewing, Updating or Correcting Your Information

If you would like to review or revise information you previously provided on an online form, or believe that what we currently have on record is incorrect, you may update your information in the Your Account section of this website.

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