Content Policy

This Site enables you and other users to submit Content to Brand Estonia content library. Please ensure that you have all necessary rights to submit or supply the Content to this Site. By uploading Content on the Site the Author accepts the terms herein. You acknowledge that your uploaded Content will be visible to other users of the Site.

Definitions

  1. Author – either a natural person or persons that create and upload Content to the Site and allow it to be downloaded for free.
  2. Content – any material published at the Site, including but not limited to photos and videos offered by the Author to the potential Users for free download;
  3. User –person who downloads Content from the Site.
  4. Site - website toolbox.estonia.ee.
  5. Brand Estonia – Enterprise Estonia (hereinafter referred to as EAS) offers through the webpage toolbox.estonia.ee ready-made materials, which introduce Estonia and which contain a photo and video library, infographics, icons, presentations and other creations.
  6. General Terms - terms for using the Content provided by Brand Estonia, available here.

Uploading and Posting Content

You are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload to the Site. You agree not to upload any Content that:

  1. is inaccurate, harmful, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, racist, violent, offensive, harassing, or otherwise objectionable to Brand Estonia or other users of the Site;
  2. violate or infringe anyone's intellectual property rights;
  3. contain software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, harm, damage, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  4. contain unauthorized third-party commercial advertisements;
  5. is not in accord with the general good taste.

Brand Estonia reserves the right to edit or remove any Content that violates the aforementioned terms.

License

You agree that all Content posted on the Site shall be free to use or disseminate on an unrestricted basis for any purpose specified in General Terms and you grant to Brand Estonia and all other users of the Site an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, display, make available online, perform, adapt and publish such Content. You represent and warrant that you have proper authorization for the worldwide license and processing of Content that you provide on the Site. Brand Estonia does not claim ownership of the Content you place on the Site and shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such Content. Any Content you provide in connection with this Site shall be deemed to be provided on a free of charge basis. The Author provides to Users the same license rights as to Brand Estonia in order for his or her Content to be used by Users.

Determining and Changing Type of Content

Brand Estonia retains the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to monitor, edit, prohibit, or remove any Content, at any time, without prior notice, for any reason. Brand Estonia implements and maintains Content in various categories (such as “People”, “Nature” etc.) in order to categorize the Content. By accepting this terms the Author hereby grants the right to Brand Estonia to perform such Content categorization upon Brand Estonia’s own judgment.

Rights, Obligations and Representations of the Author

You may upload Content you own or otherwise have the right to use and distribute. By uploading Content, the Author shall be deemed to represent that such Content and use of this Content does not infringe the intellectual property of any other party.

Authors may not upload Content that violates any international or domestic law, statute or regulation. Content cannot be defamatory, libellous, pornographic, obscene, offensive or evocative of racial hatred of any kind, and cannot contain any viruses, spam, malware or other programming routines that detrimentally interfere with computer systems or data. Authors should keep a backup of their own uploaded Content at all times. Authors’ files uploaded to the Site cannot be used as a backup source.

For any Content uploaded to the Site or otherwise submitted to Brand Estonia, the Author grants and represents that he has the authority to grant to Brand Estonia a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, license in any medium now known or hereinafter invented to:

  1. reproduce and distribute;
  2. to publicly perform, publicly display, digitally perform, make available online and transmit for promotional and commercial purposes;
  3. create and use samples of the Content for the purpose of advertising, demonstrating and promoting services of Brand Estonia;
  4. use any trademarks, service marks or trade names incorporated in the Content in connection with Author material;
  5. use the personal rights of any individuals represented in the Content.

All of the aforementioned license rights shall be also used by Brand Estonia to ensure proper administration and promotion of the Site.

Author retains ownership of the copyrights and all other rights in the Content, uploaded to the Site, subject to the non-exclusive rights granted to the Brand Estonia. Author is free to grant similar rights to others during and after the term of this Content Policy.

Author acknowledges that the Users acquires by downloading the Content a license in accordance with the General Terms. Users do not own any Content and are only licensed to use it in accordance with the General Terms. The license to use the Content is non-exclusive, non-transferable and is granted only to Users downloading Content from this Site. The Author retains copyright in Content downloaded by any User.

The Author grants to the User who purchases license rights to the Content a non-exclusive, worldwide, license in any medium now known or hereinafter invented to reproduce, distribute, post, promote, license, publicly perform, publicly display, make available online, digitally perform, or transmit for promotional and commercial purposes.

Author´s Representations and Warranties

By uploading Content to the Site, the Author represents and warrants that:

  1. the Content is his original work, and contains no copyrighted material;
  2. Author has full right and power to enter into and perform this agreement, and have secured all third party consents necessary to enter into this agreement;
  3. the Content does not and will not infringe on any third party's copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights, rights of publicity or privacy;
  4. the Content does not and will not contain any viruses or other programming routines that detrimentally interfere with computer systems or data;
  5. the Content does not contain any material that, as a condition of use, requires additional license;
  6. all factual assertions that Author has made and will make are true and complete. Author agrees to execute and deliver documents to Brand Estonia, upon reasonable request, that evidence or effectuate their rights.

Use of the Site

To register for an account for uploading Content, you must be and hereby represent that you are a legal entity or an individual 13 years or older who can form legally binding contracts. Right to use this Site constitutes a license, not a transfer of title and you do not become an owner and do not receive any co-ownership of the database rights of the Site or the Content library. Brand Estonia may unilaterally terminate your account and the right for the use of the Site at any time, without any prior notifications, if you are in breach of any of Content Policy, as judged in the sole discretion of Brand Estonia. Termination of your account is in addition to the other rights and legal remedies available to Brand Estonia.

Indemnification and no Warranty

Site is for exchanging Content between the Brand Estonia, Author and the Users. Brand Estonia merely offers a platform for Authors to provide Content for the Users. Thus Brand Estonia cannot and shall not provide any warranty and accept any liability for any Content uploaded by Authors. The Authors are solely and exclusively liable for all Content that they upload or otherwise provide.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Brand Estonia from any and all liability, loss, damages, claim and expense, related to or arising from use or misuse of the Site or Content as a result of the use of the Content by the Users. Brand Estonia makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that all material, information and data on this Site are accurate and reliable; however, accuracy cannot be guaranteed. This Site is provided by Brand Estonia on an “as is” basis.

Other Terms

Brand Estonia reserves the right at any time to modify, suspend or terminate the services (or any part thereof) provided at the Site, and/or your use of or access to them, with or without notice. Brand Estonia may also delete or bar access to or use of all related information and files. Brand Estonia will not be liable to you or any third-party for any modification, suspension or termination of the services or loss of related information. Brand Estonia may amend Content Policy and General Terms at any time without prior notice.

The laws of Estonia govern Content Policy as well as any other terms of the Site without regard to any choice of laws or conflicts of law provisions.

No partnership, joint venture, employer-employee, or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by using this Site. All Brand Estonia’s notifications shall be sent to you via email at the address you provided to Brand Estonia when you created your account or as later updated.