本服务条款适用于会员以及访问或使用服务的任何人。并且您承认您已阅读，理解并同意受任何所有服务条款的约束。 如果您不同意这些条款的任何部分，请勿访问或使用这些服务 （包括但不限于任何和所有相关或附属的系统，程序，连接，通信，站点，地址和过程等）。因此，您访问和使用服务的前提是您同意并接受本服务条款以及所有行为准则。
英语是WAA网站以及任何相关或附属服务等的官方和法定语言。 您可以选择多语言翻译（部分或全部）。 但是，由于不能保证所有多语种翻译的准确性（例如“世界美术家协会”，它译为“世界艺术家协会”等），因此，所有翻译仅供参考。
Changed Terms of Service
The WAA shall reserve the right at any time to change, amend, suspend, or terminate any features, terms, and policies of the WAA site (and/or any related or affiliated entities, etc.), including but not limited to, contents, requirements, availabilities, regulations, fees, charges, and equipments, etc. And you should check this Terms of Service periodically. Your continued use of the service after we post any changes to the Terms of Service on the WAA site will constitute your acknowledgment of the changes and your consent to abide and be bound by the revised Terms of Service.
As a Member, you can only have one active account. After paying the membership fee and being approved for eligibility, you will receive your Certificate of Membership (and/or other documents, if applicable) on the WAA site only. The World Association of Artists™ ℠ ® (“WAA”) will NOT ship a certificate (or other documents) to you through the mail (or others). The WAA contacts its Members directly only. And the most contacts between the WAA and the Members are by email; so each Member must keep your email address up to date in the WAA site system at all times. And you have the sole responsibility to secure and maintain your username and password. If you do not reply to any notices and emails of the WAA in seven days, we may take your unresponsiveness as notification that you have read, understood, agreed, accepted, and consented to the contents. To all benefits of membership depend on the voluntary participation of members (per your submitting and request in membership period).
You shall be solely liable and responsible for ensuring that you submit, upload, and post content that complies with applicable copyright laws. The whole artworks were created by you, and you must be the 100 percent copyright owner of any and all artwork images. The contents you submit, upload, and post will be viewed by the public. Therefore, you shall only provide content that you are comfortable being made public under this Terms of Service. You are agreeing to use the WAA site only for lawful purposes (including but not limited to, under the United States laws, your local laws, and international laws). And you are also agreeing not to use the WAA site to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation matters. You shall be solely responsible for obtaining, paying, and maintaining any and all hardware, software, third party services and other equipments needed for accessing and using the services.
Good Friend Certificate
As per the WAA membership requirements, each joiner should submit three own artworks through https://waa.world/submitting-artwork-for-gallery/ to the WAA for the purpose of reviewing and evaluating the participant’s qualification. If without receiving the joiner’s artworks after 90 days of registering, the WAA will issue a “The WAA Good Friend Certificate” (instead of a Certificate of Membership) to him/her. The holder of the Good Friend Certificate will not have any membership benefits.
As a Member, you are agreeing and granting the www.WAA.world (“WAA site”), including but not limited to, the World Association of Artists™℠® (“WAA”), 787, Inc, and/or any related or affiliated entities, etc., a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, and perpetual license/right to use, including but not limited to, host, display, post, print, publish, reproduce, show, distribute, and perform all of your submissions (sending in any way from anywhere to us and our any places, etc.). If you sell your work(s), you are responsible for the new owner(s) continuing to agree and grant these rights to the WAA, etc. Also, you are agreeing and granting that the www.WAA.world (“WAA site”), the World Association of Artists™ ℠ ® (“WAA”), and 787, Inc can use all of your submissions in any and all manner and media of the www.WAA.world (including but not limited to, http://WorldAssociationofArtists.org, http://ArtPomo.com, http://Narrationism.com, http://twitter.com/ArtPomoNews, http://twitter.com/WAAdotWorld, and the WAA YouTube channels, etc.) and that the www.WAA.world (“WAA site”), the World Association of Artists™ ℠ ® (“WAA”), and 787, Inc shall have the right to authorize third parties to do so as well. The WAA site may modify, manipulate, or adjust your content(s) for any editorial reasons, technical requirements, or limitations, etc. Such any and all uses by the www.WAA.world (including but not limited to, http://WorldAssociationofArtists.org, http://ArtPomo.com, http://Narrationism.com, http://twitter.com/ArtPomoNews, http://twitter.com/WAAdotWorld, and the WAA YouTube channels, etc.) shall be made with no compensation paid to you with respect to any and all information, contents, materials, or anything else that you submit, upload, post, or otherwise make available to the WAA, etc.
The WAA site shall reserve the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any contents posted to the site, to determine compliance with this Terms of Service and any operating rules established by the WAA site and to satisfy any applicable laws, regulations, legal processes or governmental requests. The WAA site shall reserve the right in its sole discretion to edit, change, manipulate, operate, remove, delete, or refuse to accept (and post) any information, contents, materials, or anything else on the WAA site.
By purchasing your annual membership fee (or anything else), you are agreeing that ALL payments are NON-REFUNDABLE. If you are not qualified for membership after submitting three own artworks to the WAA for reviewing and evaluating, the WAA provides a money-back guarantee (excluding any transaction fees).
As a Member, you may submit up to THREE (3) JPEG images of your artwork and ONE (1) self-portrait, at 100 DPI resolution, with the MINIMUM FILE SIZE 500X500 Pixels and the MAXIMUM FILE SIZE 700X700 Pixels (0.5 MB) for each image for your own name gallery (regular and/or virtual viewing). Important: We can only accept jpegs and through the link of https://waa.world/submitting-artwork-for-gallery/. Please do not submit other format files and through any other places. If you do so your submission will not be reviewed. Attention: Each Member only has ONE (1) his/her own name gallery with a maximum of THREE (3) artworks and ONE (1) self-portrait. When uploading a new submission, you will replace your previous submission and lose your previous gallery setting and image(s). The total annual submission is FIVE (5) times for each Member.
You are agreeing and granting the www.WAA.world (“WAA site”), including but not limited to, the World Association of Artists™℠® (“WAA”), 787, Inc., and/or any related or affiliated entities, etc., to display/use your gallery/competition contents, images, and any information, etc. (including after membership termination). And the WAA site, etc. shall be made with no compensation paid to you (see section “www.WAA.world” and other sections for details).
The WAA Annual International Art Competition
When a Member uploads his/her artwork(s) and builds (publishes) for the gallery, the submission will automatically participate in the WAA Annual International Art Competition after completing his/her gallery page. All entries will be viewed, evaluated, and selected by the WAA. The WAA will notify the final winners through their emails and post the winners list and their artworks on the WAA Competition site and/or social media websites. The WAA will also issue the official WAA Winner Certificates to all winners. However, each year’s competition will depend on the Member’s total number of the related art category at the time. Therefore, the Annual International Art Competition cannot be guaranteed by the WAA.
As part of the WAA benefits, you may submit JPEG images of your pieces of art for artwork diagnosis, at 100 DPI resolution, with the MINIMUM FILE SIZE 500X500 Pixels and the MAXIMUM FILE SIZE 700X700 Pixels (0.5 MB) for each image. Important: We can only accept jpegs. Please do not submit other format files. If you do so your submission will not be reviewed and diagnosed. The first one artwork will be the FREE diagnosis for our members (for each membership year). After that, the current member can enjoy a special discount price for each extra artwork. (And we temporarily do not accept non-members’ artwork diagnosis.)
The WAA Video Channels (or Productions)
You are agreeing and granting that the www.WAA.world (“WAA site”), including but not limited to, the World Association of Artists™℠® (“WAA”), 787, Inc., and/or any related or affiliated entities, etc., can permanently use all of your submissions (through anywhere) to conduct the following (including but not limited to):
- Modifying, manipulating, and reformatting your content(s), etc.
- Using your content(s) with/without other content(s), such as, video(s), audio(s), and image(s), etc.
- Creating the video(s) for you (or for other purposes)
- Publishing and displaying the video(s) in any places (including but not limited to, YouTube, etc.)
- Sublicensing these rights to others, such as our related parties, etc.
- Allowing others to like, share, and subscribe the video(s), etc.
The www.WAA.world (“WAA site”), including but not limited to, the World Association of Artists™℠® (“WAA”), 787, Inc., and/or any related or affiliated entities, etc., shall not pay you anything at all (see section “www.WAA.world” and other sections for details).
Introduction and Promotion
All the introductions and promotions on the social media websites are not guaranteed (such as: Twitter, etc.).
The WAA site respects the rights of all copyright holders and in this regard, has adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the removal of the Member who infringes on the rights of copyright holders. If the aggrieved party believes that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, you should notice the WAA site (or the WAA) immediately.
As a Member, you understand and agree that the use of the WAA site is at your own risk. Neither the WAA site, its affiliates nor any of their employees, agents, or the related party content providers warrant that the WAA site will be error-free or uninterrupted; nor as to the carefulness or correctness, reliability or content of any information, event, or service provided through the WAA site. The WAA site is provided on an “as is” basis without either expressed or implied warranties or conditions of any kind.
The WAA site disclaimer of liability and warranty applies to any damages, injuries, or anything else, including but not limited to, those caused by any failure of performance, error, mistake, omission, defect, affect, inaccuracy, interruption, deletion, delay, virus, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of agreement, tortious conduct, disregard, negligence, or under any other cause of action. You shall be solely responsible for obtaining, paying, and maintaining any and all hardware, software, third party services, and other equipments needed for accessing and using the services. Moreover, you clearly accept and acknowledge that the WAA site (and/or any related or affiliated entities, etc.) are not liable for any and all illegal conducts of any and all parties and that the risk of damage or injury from the foregoing rests entirely with you.
In addition to this Terms of Service set forth above neither, the WAA site, nor its affiliates, information providers, or anything else shall be liable regardless of the cause or duration, for any errors, mistakes, omissions, defects, affects, inaccuracies, interruptions, uncertainty, untimeliness, or authenticity of, the information and content contained within the WAA site, or for any delays, interruptions or discontinuations, or for any restorations, losses, or claims.
Prior to the execution, the Member and ANYONE who accesses or uses the services shall consult with your professional advisers or others to verify any and all information or anything else at your own expenses. Therefore, the Member and ANYONE who accesses or uses the services hereby fully relieve the www.WAA.world (“WAA site”), including but not limited to, http://WorldAssociationofArtists.org, http://ArtPomo.com, http://Narrationism.com, http://twitter.com/ArtPomoNews, http://twitter.com/WAAdotWorld, the World Association of Artists™ ℠ ® (“WAA”), 787, Inc, and their employees or agents of any and all liabilities therefore and completely release, waive, and discharge the www.WAA.world (“WAA site”), including but not limited to, http://WorldAssociationofArtists.org, http://ArtPomo.com, http://Narrationism.com, http://twitter.com/ArtPomoNews, http://twitter.com/WAAdotWorld, the World Association of Artists™ ℠ ® (“WAA”), 787, Inc, and their employees or agents from any and all rights, claims, demands, obligations, and actions, etc.
The Member and ANYONE who accesses or uses the services are liable for any damages, injuries, and abuses, including but not limited to, direct, indirect, accidental, fatal, and unusual to use the WAA site in any way. If you let others do anything for you on the WAA site (and/or any related or affiliated entities, etc.), you shall take any and all responsibilities at your own expenses. And you must not send any and all fake, abusive, fraudulent, and illegal messages to the WAA site (or any related third party associated), or post and spread such messages in any public and nonpublic forums.
Please 联系 对于WAA网站（或WAA）的任何疑问或问候，请提前致谢。
本隐私政策受我们的服务条款管辖并构成其一部分，适用于会员和访问或使用服务的任何人。并且您承认您已阅读、理解并同意受任何和所有政策的约束。 如果您不同意这些政策的任何部分，请勿访问或使用这些服务 （包括但不限于任何和所有相关或附属系统、程序、连接、通信、站点、地址和程序等）。因此，您访问和使用服务的条件是您同意并接受本隐私政策。
Who We Are
The www.WAA.world (“WAA site”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) and the mobile application, or any related products and services are an online service platform operated by the World Association of Artists™ ℠ ® (“WAA”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) on the World Wide Web running on the Internet. This page informs you of the WAA site’s policies regarding the collection, management, use, processing, sharing, and disclosure of both “Personal Information/Data” and “Anonymous Information/Data” we receive, collect, and process from our users of the WAA site.
What Personal Data We Collect
While using the WAA site, we may ask you voluntarily to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may contain your name, including but not limited to, password, email address, and payment etc. (“Personal Information/Data”).
From Registered Users:
If you register as a user of any of our services, we may receive, collect, and process the following information/data from you:
- Email Address
- First Name
- Last Name
- Your Consent
- reCAPTCHA, etc.
- Phone, Street, City, State, Zipcode, Country and Company Name (The optional information is for your profile.)
If your fee is paid by a third party, we may keep the payer’s information (Name, Email Address, and Phone Number, etc.) for the record of your account.
Via Our Support Services:
If you contact us via our support services (such as: “Contact”), we may receive, collect, and process the following information/data from you:
- Email Address
- Your Consent, etc.
We may keep contact form submissions in a short period of time for customer service purposes, but we do not use the information submitted for marketing purposes.
Submitting Artwork for Gallery, Competition, or Diagnosis:
If you submit your artwork(s) for Gallery, Competition, or Diagnosis, we may receive, collect, and process the following information/data from you:
- Your Name
- Your Email
- Content (Artist Bio/Statement, Artwork Title, and Description, etc.)
- Artwork Image(s), etc.
- Your Consent, etc.
If you upload your image(s) to the WAA site, you should avoid uploading image(s) with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included.
And also your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address and browser user agent string in order to help spam detection.
Why We Collect It
Using Your Information/Data:
The WAA and our service providers may use the information/data collected from you to:
- Improve Our Services
- Communicate with You
- Allow You to Participate in Activities
- Introduce or Promote You and Your Work(s)
- Process Your Orders, Suggestions, and Requests
- Provide You with Our Customer Services and Supports, etc.
Who We Share Your Data With
Checkout and Sharing:
If you purchase the WAA membership program or others, our system will transfer/redirect you to an offsite payment gateway when you are ready for subscription. We may share your information/data with payment processors (such as: PayPal, etc) for the purposes of processing your payments. The third party service providers may also collect and store your information/data for processing your purchase and other needs.
We may also share your information/data with our other websites and social media sites (such as: http://WorldAssociationofArtists.org, http://ArtPomo.com, http://Narrationism.com, http://twitter.com/ArtPomoNews, and http://twitter.com/WAAdotWorld, etc), and the third party websites or services for the purposes of introducing or promoting you and your artwork(s), etc.
Some of the systems that we use to manage your information/data and others are controlled by the third party providers. The WAA has not sold and will not sell your information/data to any third parties.
List of the Third Parties:
- 1&1 IONOS (Hosting Services)
- WordPress (Web Services and Plugins)
- Yahoo (Email Services)
- PayPal (Payment Processor)
- Google (reCAPTCHA), etc.
How We Protect Your Data
Data Storage and Security:
We use the web hosting service provider to host the information/data we collect, and your information/data is secured by its technical measures in the USA (or other places).
The security of your Personal Information is very important to us. However, please be aware that NO method of transmission over the Internet or network, or method of electronic storage, can be 100 percent secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personally identifiable information, we are unable to guarantee the absolute security.
What Rights You Have over Your Data
Control and Access of Your Information/Data:
You have the legal right at any time to ask for access to your information/data for amending, objecting, declining, deleting or subjecting to restrict processing.
If you would like us to permanently delete all the information/data that you have provided through our services, please contact us directly at email@example.com. But it is important to be aware that you may not be able to access and use the services after your information/data is deleted.
You have the right to see or obtain a copy of your information/data that we maintain as well as to ask us to make corrections to incomplete or inaccurate information/data. You also have the right to receive data that you have provided to us in a machine-readable format and to transmit that data to another controller. To find control and access of your information/data, to file a concern, complaint, or request for correction, or others, please contact us by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mailing us:
World Association of Artists
Attention: “Data Protection Privacy Rights Request”
3774 Mission Ave
Cookies are files with a small amount of data, which may contain an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and transferred to your device.
If you leave a comment on a website you may opt-in to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you don’t have to fill in your detailed information again when you leave other comments. These cookies will probably last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to the WAA site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies probably last for two days, and screen options cookies probably last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. Otherwise, if you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after one day.
Like a lot of sites, we use “cookies” to collect information for improving our services. You may choose to reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, it is important to be aware that you may not be able to use some features or services of the WAA site.
Like a lot of site operators, we may collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit the WAA site (“Log Data”).
This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of the WAA site that you access, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
Embedding Content from Other Sites
Our site may include embedded contents (such as: articles, images, videos, etc.). Embedded contents (from other websites that are not controlled or owned by the WAA) behave in the exact same way as if the user (visitor) has visited the other website. Therefore, the WAA assumes no responsibility for your privacy or the content of these websites.
The WAA may employ third party companies and individuals, including but not limited to, vendors, suppliers, and advisors to facilitate our provision of the services, to provide the services on our behalf, to perform service-related services and/or to assist us in analyzing how the WAA site is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform specific tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purposes. (But these third parties are not controlled or owned by the WAA.)
California Privacy Rights
The WAA may share your personal information as defined by California’s “Shine the Light” law with certain of our affiliates and other third parties for marketing purposes. Therefore, if you are a California resident and wish to obtain certain details and types of your information are shared with this law, please tell us your preference by contacting us, or by emailing us at email@example.com, or by mailing us:
World Association of Artists
Attention: “California Privacy Rights Request”
3774 Mission Ave
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
The WAA does not sell and has not sold any personal information. Also, we do not have any future intent or plans to sell any personal information. (See our 隐私政策 for details.) If you are a California resident (or an authorized representative) and wish to proceed with your “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” request, please 联系 us, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail us:
World Association of Artists
Attention: “Do Not Sell My Personal Information Request”
3774 Mission Ave
The WAA may use your Personal Information to contact you with notifications, newsletters, and others that may be of interest to you. You may opt-out of receiving any, or all, of certain communications from us at any time by following the instructions provided in any emails we send or by contacting us directly.
Compliance with Laws
The WAA will disclose your Personal Information where required to do so by law or subpoena or other legal processes or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to comply with the law and the reasonable requests of legal enforcement or to protect the security or integrity of our site.
Do Not Track Disclosure
The WAA does not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). DNT is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites to opt-out of online behavioral tracking. You can enable or disable DNT by going to the Preferences (or Settings) page of your web browser. (Each browser may vary, check your browser’s Help Menu for the detailed instructions.)
Your information, including “Personal Information/Data” and “Anonymous Information/Data”, may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
Linking to Other Sites
The WAA site may contain links to third party websites or services that are not controlled or owned by the WAA. Therefore, the WAA assumes no responsibility for, including but not limited to, the content, privacy, or otherwise of any of their websites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that the WAA site will not be responsible or liable for any and all actual or alleged damages or losses.
Only individuals age 18 or older have permission to access the WAA site service. The WAA service does NOT address anyone under the age of 18 (“Minor” or “Child”).
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifiable information from Minors under the age of 18. If you are a parent or legal guardian and you learn that your Child has provided us with Personal Information, please alert and contact us immediately. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Information from Minors under the age of 18, we will take steps to remove such information permanently from the WAA site databases.
Please 联系 对于WAA网站（或WAA）的任何疑问或问候，请提前致谢。