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Welcome to The Rydan Workshop. The Rydan Workshop provides training content (“Training Materials”) for digital artists. Using and accessing therydanworkshop.com (“our services”), which includes any training or online courses supplied through it, is made possible by The Rydan Workshop according to the following Terms and Conditions.

Using our services constitutes your agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, which will take effect immediately on your first use of our services (whether just browsing the site, participating in a workshop, or purchasing a product). If you do not agree to be bound by all of the following Terms and Conditions, please do not access, use and/or contribute to our services.

Amendments
The Rydan Workshop reserves the right to make changes to these Terms and Conditions. You should therefore check these regularly. Your continued use of our services will be deemed acceptance of the updated or amended Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to the changes, you should cease using our services.

Sign up & Registration
In order to obtain access to some of our services, you must create a Rydan Workshop account (“User Account”) and pay the appropriate fees for access to the services you request. By creating a User Account, you represent and warrant that the information you choose to provide is accurate and complete. You may not share your personal User Account with other individuals nor ever use another user’s Account. An institution may not purchase a single user account and share that user account among multiple employees. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your User Account and are responsible for maintaining the security of your password. If you believe your User Account has been breached or used in any unauthorized manner, you must notify The Rydan Workshop immediately. The Rydan Workshop is not responsible for any losses or damage caused by unauthorized use of your User Account. You may be responsible to The Rydan Workshop for any harm The Rydan Workshop incurs due to unauthorized use of your User Account, however. By subscribing to our services and creating a User Account, you also agree to the provisions of the Rydan Workshop Privacy Policy, which are incorporated herein by reference. This Agreement and Privacy Policy include important legal information, including the exclusion of certain remedies and warranties. You are responsible for reviewing this Agreement and the Privacy Policy.

Personal Information
When creating a User Account or using our services, you will sometimes provide certain personal information to us (“User Information”). You agree that we may use your User Information to contact you regarding services we provide, in addition to any provisions of our Privacy Policy. We may also provide your e-mail address or contact information you provide to our affiliates for marketing our services. If you would prefer not to receive marketing or advertising, you must notify The Rydan Workshop requesting removal from our contact lists. The Rydan Workshop uses a third party to process credit card purchases and does not retain records that include full credit card account numbers. The Rydan Workshop may, however, obtain and retain portions, such as the last four digits, of a credit card number in order to later verify customer purchases.

Proprietary Rights
All Training Materials, content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to or included on the Site are protected under applicable copyright, trademark, patent or other proprietary (including, but not limited to, intellectual property) rights. The copying, distributing, transmitting, displaying, selling, licensing, modifying, using, publishing or creating derivative works by you of any such matters or any part of the Site, except as expressly allowed by the Agreement, is strictly prohibited. You do not acquire ownership rights to any Content or other materials viewed through the Site. The posting of information or materials on the Site does not constitute a waiver of any right in said items.

Trademarks / Service Marks
The Rydan Workshop, www.therydanworkshop.com and the “stylized head” logo are trademarks of Rydan Studios. Other product and company names may be mentioned on the Site from time to time which may be trademarks/service marks of their respective owners. These trademarks/service marks may not be reproduced without the express written consent of the respective trademark or service mark owner.

Termination by You
You may terminate your User Account at any time by notifying us of your desire to terminate. After receiving notice from you, we will terminate your account. You will not receive a refund for any fees paid to The Rydan Workshop.

Termination by The Rydan Workshop
The Rydan Workshop may terminate your User Account with or without cause and without notice when terminated for cause (if you believe your User Account has been terminated in error, contact The Rydan Workshop). The Rydan Workshop may terminate a User Account, if it determines you have provided others with access to Training Materials with your User Account, for example. If it is determined by The Rydan Workshop, in its sole discretion, that your User Account was terminated in error, The Rydan Workshop will provide you with access to the Services at no charge for the period of time in which your User Account was terminated. This shall be the sole and exclusive remedy available to you for any termination in error. If The Rydan Workshop terminates your account for cause, determined at the sole discretion of The Rydan Workshop, you will not receive a refund for any Subscription Fees paid to The Rydan Workshop.

Limited License
By subscribing to the Services, The Rydan Workshop grants you a non-exclusive, limited license to view the Training Materials via the The Rydan Workshop web site. This license shall terminate immediately upon termination of your access to the Services. The Training Materials are the sole, exclusive property of The Rydan Workshop. Nothing herein grants you any ownership rights in the Training Materials.

You are not authorized to:
1. Share your User Account with others;
2. Allow more than one individual access to a User Account;
3. Copy, modify, capture, distribute, or save locally any of the Training Materials;
4. Remove any copyright or proprietary notice included on/in any Training Materials;
5. Make Training Materials available to others in any format;
6. Use the Services for any unlawful purposes;
7. Capture screen shots of Training Materials; or
8. Circumvent or attempt to circumvent any encryption, security code, or other protection used in connection with the Training Materials.

As a service to our friends in the worldwide digital community, The Rydan Workshop offers the opportunity to participate in our community where you can interact with and learn from others with like interests. Please be advised that The Rydan Workshop reserves the right to delete any message for any (or no) reason, and to prohibit your access to the service. By posting images, text, or other content (“Posted Content”) you hereby grant The Rydan Workshop a perpetual, non-exclusive license to use the Posted Content in connection with the Site and Services. You further represent, and warrant, that the Posted Content does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party. If you do not wish to grant The Rydan Workshop the permissions established above on these Terms and Conditions, please do not submit to or share your contribution with our services. If you have any questions about contributing content to The Rydan Workshop, please contact us.

Community Rules
You agree to use therydanworkshop.com communities (including message boards, chat rooms and live classes) in accordance with the following Community Rules
1. No objectionable or illegal content. Harmful content, defamation, abuse, threats, harassment, unlawful content, sexually oriented content, obscenity, profanity, racially offensive or otherwise objectionable material is not acceptable.
2. Tasteful and civil contributions only.
3. No offensive, disruptive or abusive behaviour. Contributions must be polite and constructive. Content that is contributed with the intention of causing trouble or that is mean-spirited is not permitted.
4. No promoting or advertising.
5. No spamming or off-topic material. The submission of very similar or repetitive contributions many times is not allowed. Please do not contribute material that is off-topic in areas of specified subject. Please do not re-submit your contributions to more than one discussion.
6. Because users of all abilities and ages may be taking part in the relevant Rydan Workshop community, please contribute with patience and consideration.
7. Unless allowed in the relevant local house rules, contributions which contain non-English languages may be removed.
8. Web site addresses (URLs) can only be posted if they are allowed under relevant local house rules.
9. No inappropriate, vulgar, or offensive user names.
10. Impersonation is not tolerated.
11. Deliberate misuse of our complaints facility is not allowed. Your account may be suspended, terminated, or otherwise altered if you do not adhere to its proper use.

If you have reason to believe that a user has posted content that violates the terms of this Agreement, you may contact the Rydan Workshop to request removal of the content or use other procedures available through the community to request removal.

Requests for removal due to infringement of intellectual property rights include the following:
a. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
b. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
c. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material.
d. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
e. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
f. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Payment Options
- MasterCard
- Visa
- American Express
- PayPal

Warranty Disclaimer
All Materials provided by The Rydan Workshop are provided “AS IS”. The Rydan Workshop does not warrant that training materials or services provided in connection therewith will meet your requirements or that their operation will be uninterrupted or error-free or that the contents of the Training Materials are complete or accurate. therydanworkshop.com MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR ARISING BY CUSTOM OR TRADE USAGE relating to the Training Materials or related services, and without limiting the generality of the forgoing, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Limitations on Liability
In no event shall therydanworkshop.com AND/OR ITS agents, members, affiliates, employees, licensors or suppliers be liable for any consequential, punitive, or multiple damages or lost profits or other SPECIAL, INDIRECT, DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOSS OF BUSINESS in connection with or arising out of the Training Materials or our related services, even if therydanworkshop.com has been previously advised of the possibility of such damages, or if such damages were forseeable. In any event, The Rydan Workshop aggregate liability for any claim relating to the services shall be limited to the amount you have paid to The Rydan Workshop for the 3 months preceding any filed action.

International Restrictions
The Rydan Workshop makes no promise that materials available on or through the Service are appropriate or available for use in locations outside of Canada, and accessing the Service from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful is prohibited. If you choose to access the Service from locations outside of Canada, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with your region’s laws.

Indemnity
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless The Rydan Workshop, its employees, managers, and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) your violation of this Privacy Policy or Agreement; (ii) your violation of any third party right, including, without limitation, any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iii) any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive termination of this Agreement and your use of the Services.

No Waiver
No failure or delay in taking action under this Agreement shall constitute a waiver by The Rydan Workshop of any provision of this Agreement or prevent The Rydan Workshop from subsequently enforcing such provisions. The provisions of this Agreement are severable, and if any provision of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable under any controlling body of law, such invalidity or non-enforceability shall not in any way affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.
You are responsible for reviewing The Rydan Workshop Terms and Conditions as well as The Rydan Workshop Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to any of the terms above or the Terms and Conditions or the Privacy Policy, do not proceed with use of The Rydan Workshop web site, the Training Materials and do not access the Services.

Cancellation and Refunds
Due to instant access to the services and time-constrained offerings, The Rydan Workshop does not provide refunds or cancellations on any membership plan. A customer may cancel membership at any time through her or his account. However, a refund is not provided and a customer’s membership will not be renewed according to the membership plan originally chosen.

Technical Support
Technical questions regarding The Rydan Workshop platform are answered through The Rydan Workshop Support system. All support tickets are answered at the discretion of Rydan Workshop, usually within 48 hours. Support tickets received on holidays and weekends may not be answered as promptly. To submit a support ticket, please visit The Rydan Workshop contact Page.

For any general questions, please e-mail The Rydan Workshop.

Miscellaneous
If any of these Terms and Conditions are determined to be invalid, illegal or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these Terms and Conditions are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these Terms and Conditions and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and continue to be binding and enforceable. You may not transfer any of your rights under these Terms and Conditions to any other person. We may transfer our rights under these Terms and Conditions to another business where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected. If you breach these Terms and Conditions and The Rydan Workshop chooses not to take action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies at a later date or in any other situation where you breach the Terms and Conditions. The Rydan Workshop shall not be responsible for any breach of these Terms and Conditions caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control.

Feedback and Information
Any feedback you provide at The Rydan Workshop is non-confidential. The Rydan Workshop shall be free to use such information without restrictions.

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