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Visitor Agreement

Marinas.com and Geowake.com are provided to you by GMV Holdings LLC. ("we" or "us"). This visitor agreement is a binding legal contract between you and us. Please read this visitor agreement; by using this service, you accept its terms. The Internet is an evolving medium; we may change the terms of this agreement from time to time. By continuing to use the service after we post any such changes, you accept this agreement, as modified. We reserve the right to deny access to this website, or any service provided via this website, to anyone who violates this visitor agreement or who, in our judgment, interferes with the ability of others to enjoy this website, or infringes the rights of others. We invite you to send in your questions or comments about this website, or to bring to our attention any material you believe to be inaccurate. Please send such comments (Contact Us), including a copy of any material you wish to discuss.

PRIVACY

We respect the privacy of the users of our website. Please take a moment to review our Privacy Policy.

Returns, Exchanges & Cancellations

Print & Frame Shop

Prints, Posters, Framed Items: A note about the images available in our store. Every effort has been made to present the highest quality images of the thousands of marine locations we have photographed worldwide. We work hard to photograph with the best equipment available in the best conditions possible. However, there are local environmental conditions and other unavoidable situations that will affect the quality and clarity of our images. We hope you enjoy all of our images for their beauty and/or documentary value. For these reasons and due to the custom-made nature of our prints, posters and framed items, cancellations and returns will NOT be permitted under any circumstances. Shipment refusal for reasons other than damage, defect, or mis-shipment may result in a 25% refusal penalty fee.

Shipping & Delivery

Orders will ship from our Frame Shop within four to six days. Upon Shipment of each order, tracking information will be emailed to each customer. We work with national and international shipping carriers such as UPS and FedEx, as well as the United States Postal Service, although some restrictions apply. Please be aware that our quotes for shipping outside the U.S. and U.S. territories do not include any applicable duty, value added taxes (VAT), brokerage fees or import consumption taxes. You will be required to pay the duty or VAT upon delivery of your merchandise. Due to import duty valuation adjustments and currency valuations, we are unable to provide an estimate for duty or VAT.

We work with national and international shipping carriers such as UPS and FedEx, as well as the United States Postal Service, although some restrictions apply. Please be aware that our quotes for shipping outside the U.S. and U.S. territories do not include any applicable duty, value added taxes (VAT), brokerage fees or import consumption taxes. You will be required to pay the duty or VAT upon delivery of your merchandise. Due to import duty valuation adjustments and currency valuations, we are unable to provide an estimate for duty or VAT.

In the event your item arrives damaged or defective, we will happily send you an exact replacement at no additional cost. Contact Customer Service for a Return Material Authorization (RMA) request within 14 calendar days of the receipt of the product. No returns shall be permitted after 14 calendar days. Damaged or defective items must be returned in original packaging and return it to the address below:

Marinas.com
c/o Graphik Dimensions
2103 Brentwood Street
High Point, NC 27263

If you do not have the original packing materials, the item should be taken to your local packaging store to assure proper mailing procedures. Please be certain to insure your package, and mark it clearly with your RMA. Inside the package please be sure to have the following:

  • Name, address and telephone number
  • Credit card and expiration date
  • Item being returned
  • RMA

By clicking the Order Now button in our Frame Shop, you are agreeing to the terms of our returns and cancellation policies.

Download Shop
A note about the images available in our store. Every effort has been made to present the highest quality images of the thousands of marine locations we have photographed world wide. We work hard to photograph with the best equipment available in the best conditions possible. However, there are local environmental conditions and other unavoidable situations that will affect the quality and clarity of our images. We hope you enjoy all of our images for their beauty and/or documentary value. For these reasons and due to the digital nature of our download items, cancellations, exchanges or returns of downloads will NOT be permitted under any circumstances.

By clicking the Order Now button in our Download Shop, you are agreeing to the terms of our returns and cancellation policies.

By clicking the Order Now button in our Download Shop, you are agreeing to the terms of our returns and cancellation policies.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

Our Limited License to You. Although we make this website freely accessible, we don't intend to give up our rights, or anyone else's rights, to the materials appearing on the service. The materials available through this website are the property of us and our affiliates or licensors, and are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. You are free to display and print for your personal, non-commercial use information you receive through this website. But you may not otherwise reproduce any of the materials without the prior written consent of the owner. You may not distribute copies of materials found on this website in any form (including by email or other electronic means) without prior written permission from the owner. Of course, you're free to encourage others to access the information themselves on our website and to tell them how to find it. Requests for permission to reproduce or distribute materials found on this web site can be sent to our address listed above.

Images purchased for personal or commercial use are copyrighted and are available for limited uses ONLY.

To learn more, please read read our Personal Use License and our Commercial Use License.

Licensing and Copyright Protection
The images on Marinas.com are copyright protected, 2005-2012 GMW Holdings LLC. In addition to the terms of our Personal Use License Agreement, the following uses are strictly prohibited: use in electronic cartography, use in printed marine charts or chartbooks and use on any marine website. Your viewing and use of Marinas.com web site and/or purchase of our images, either downloaded as screen savers, digital images, sent as e-cards, purchased as prints or posters, or incorporated into any product available in the Marinas.com store indicates your acceptance of the following terms and conditions of our License Agreements.

Personal Use License Agreement
When you purchase images with Personal Use License, whether downloaded or as prints or posters, we are granting you a limited license for Personal Use only. The use of images in ANY products for sale is NOT permitted. It is prohibited to send E-cards for any business or professional use whatsoever. You may not give, loan, rent, sell, sub-license, lease or otherwise transfer the right to use any images to any other person or entity. You may not make printed or digital copies or reprints in any form or for any reason whatsoever. The images delivered herewith are the property of GMW Holdings LLC. The copyright laws of the United States and the provisions of the Berne Convention protect them from unauthorized use or reproduction.

Commercial Use License Agreement
When you purchase images with Commercial Use License, whether downloaded or as prints or posters, we are granting you a limited license for Commercial Use. Commercial Use includes use in advertising and promotional materials, in print, and on your business's web site ONLY. Use of images on web sites which are competitive with Marinas.com is not permitted. Use of images in printed cruising guides is not permitted without prior written permission.  Limited use of the images appearing on Marinas.com is available to certain Marina Advertisers in good standing with Marinas.com (MaxPlus and above Marina Advertising Packages). Use of images in ANY products for sale or otherwise, is prohibited without prior written permission. You may not use automated download applications to copy large quantities of images to your hard drive. You may not loan, rent, sell, sub-license, lease or otherwise transfer the right to use any images to any other person or entity. We offer our images for license to publishers and offer volume discounts. Please Contact Us for more information. The images delivered herewith are the property of GMW Holdings LLC. The copyright laws of the United States and the provisions of the Berne Convention protect them from unauthorized use or reproduction.

Your License to Us.
By submitting material to us, you are representing that you are the owner of the material, or are making your submission with the express consent of the owner. By submitting material to any public posting areas of this website, such as any message boards, classifieds, forums, or community publishing areas, you agree that we (including our partners, agents, affiliates and service providers (collectively, "Third Party Providers"), may reproduce, modify, and distribute such material as we see fit in any medium and for any purpose. You also agree that we, including our Third Party Providers, may identify you as the author of any of your postings by name, email address or screen name as we see appropriate. We also reserve the right (but assume no obligation) to delete, move, or edit any postings that come to our attention that we consider unacceptable or inappropriate, whether for legal or other reasons.
Links.
We welcome links to our service. You are free to establish a hypertext link to this site so long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship of your site by us.
No Framing.
Without our prior written permission, you may not frame, or on-line link, any of the content of this website, or incorporate into another website or other service any of our intellectual property. Requests for permission to frame our content or on-line link to our website may be sent to our address listed above.
Trademarks.
We don't want anyone to be confused as to which materials and services are provided by us and which aren't. You may not use any trademark or service mark appearing on this website without the prior written consent of the owner of the mark. Marinas.com and Marinas.com's logo are trademarks of GMV Holdings, LLC.

CLASSIFIEDS SERVICE
We reserve the right to reject any ad copy. All orders are subject in all respects to our current rules and regulations and current demands upon advertising space. Our liability for an error will not exceed the cost of the space occupied by the error, and in no event shall our liability for your use of our classified advertising services exceed the amount you paid for the use of the services. We reserve the right to edit, reclassify, revise, or cancel any advertisement at any time. Rates and specifications are subject to change. We do not knowingly accept advertising that discriminates or intends to discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap or familial status. We accept no liability for error or omission. NO REFUNDS AFTER PUBLICATION DEADLINE.

DISCLAIMERS
We work hard to make this website an interesting and enjoyable place. We cannot guarantee, however, that our users will always find everything to their liking; nor could we provide a free service if we were exposed to substantial liability. Please read these Disclaimers carefully before using this website.

Use at Your Own Risk.
We provide the material available through this website for informational purposes only. You may only use the material and the services available through this website for your personal and non-commercial use. We try to ensure that information we post to this site is both timely and accurate, and that the services offered are reliable. Yet despite our efforts, errors may occur from time to time. Before you act on any information found on our site, you should confirm any facts that are important to your decision. IF YOU RELY ON ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS YOU MAY INCUR THAT RESULTS FROM YOUR USE OF ANY SERVICE OR ANY MATERIAL AND/OR DATA DOWNLOADED FROM OR OTHERWISE PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.

Materials Submitted by Other Users.
We cannot and do not review every posting made in our chat rooms, forums, and other areas available for public postings. You may well read any given posting before anyone on our staff does. Take what you find with a grain of salt. You can expect these areas to include information and opinions from a variety of individuals and organizations other than us. We do not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of any posting, regardless of whether the posting comes from a user, from a celebrity or "expert" guest, or from a member of our staff. There is no substitute for healthy skepticism and your own good judgment.

No Endorsements.
We are not responsible for, and cannot guarantee the performance of, goods and services provided by our advertisers or others to whose sites we link. A link to another website does not constitute our endorsement of that site (nor of any product, service or other material offered on that site).

No Warranties.
THIS WEBSITE AND ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH IT, ARE PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS," "WITH ALL FAULTS," AND "AS AVAILABLE." WE, OUR AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS CANNOT AND DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION AND SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE, NOR DO WE GUARANTEE THAT THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION OR SERVICES WILL BE ERROR-FREE, OR CONTINUOUSLY AVAILABLE, OR FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

Limitations on Our Liability.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE, OR OUR AFFILIATES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, EVEN IF WE ARE ADVISED BEFOREHAND OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. (BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, OUR LIABILITY AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW.) YOU AGREE THAT OUR LIABILITY AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS, IF ANY, ARISING OUT OF ANY KIND OF LEGAL CLAIM IN ANY WAY CONNECTED TO THE SERVICE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID FOR THE USE OF THE SERVICE.

USE OF COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES
We may provide a variety of services on this website through which you can directly interact with others, such as email services, chat rooms, communications tools, forums, classifieds and other user-submitted advertising, and other public posting areas ("Communications Services"). We want to encourage an open exchange of information and ideas, but at the same time we want everyone to be able to enjoy these Communications Services. We will not, in the ordinary course of business, review private electronic messages that are not addressed to us. However, we maintain the right to do so and to use any other forms of information available to us by virtue of your use of our website (including, for example, reverse IP address inquiry) in order to comply with the law, to enforce our Visitor Agreement, or to protect the rights, property or safety of visitors to our website, our customers, the public or GMV Holdings LLC and its employees, agents, partners and affiliates. We reserve the right to deny access to any Communications Service to anyone who violates this visitor agreement or who, in our judgment, interferes with the ability of others to enjoy our website or infringes the rights of others. We also reserve the right (but assume no obligation) to delete, move, or edit any postings that come to our attention that we consider unacceptable or inappropriate, whether for legal or other reasons. We will comply with the requirements of the law regarding disclosure of any messages to others, including law enforcement agencies.

Specific Prohibited Uses.
Without limiting the foregoing, we may immediately terminate your use of any Communications Service if you engage in any of the following prohibited activities:
• Uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting or otherwise making available any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, libelous, or obscene;
• Impersonating any person or entity, or falsely stating or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity;
• Forging headers or otherwise manipulating identifiers in a manner that disguises the origin of any content you transmit through any Communications Service;
• Uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting or otherwise making available any content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under any contractual or fiduciary relationship (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
• Uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting or otherwise making available any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary right of any party;
• Uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting or otherwise making available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, or any other form of solicitation, without our express written approval;
• Gathering for the purpose of "spamming" any email addresses that users post in our chat rooms, forums and other public posting areas;
• Uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting or otherwise making available any content or material that contains software viruses, worms or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications or other equipment, or to cause a security breach of such software, hardware or telecommunications or other equipment;
• Uploading or posting any off-topic or irrelevant material to any chat room or forum;
• Interfering with or disrupting any servers or networks used to provide the Communications Services, or disobeying any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of the networks we use to provide the Communications Services;
• Violating any applicable local, state, national, maritime or international law;
• "Stalking" or otherwise harassing another;
• Instigating or encouraging others to commit illegal activities or cause injury or property damage to any person;
• Collecting or storing personal data about other users;
• Gaining unauthorized access to our website, or any account, computer system, or network connected to this website, by means such as hacking, password mining or other illicit means; or
• Obtaining or attempting to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through this website.

Spam.
We will immediately terminate any account which we believe is being used to transmit, or is otherwise connected with, any spam or other unsolicited bulk email. In addition, because damages are often difficult to quantify, if actual damages cannot be reasonably calculated, then you agree to pay us liquidated damages of $2 for each item of spam or unsolicited bulk email transmitted from, or otherwise connected with, your account. Otherwise you agree to pay our actual damages, to the extent such actual damages can be reasonably calculated.

Viruses.
Because of the volume of email messages sent by us and users of this website, we cannot and do not always monitor such email messages and attachments. You acknowledge and agree that such email messages may contain viruses, worms or other harmful components. You also acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for screening the email messages and attachments for viruses, worms and other harmful components. Indemnity. You agree to indemnify and hold us and our affiliates, agents and licensors, harmless from any claim that may arise from your use of any free email service available through this website.

MISCELLANEOUS

Registration.
To obtain access to certain services on our site, you may be given an opportunity to register with us. You agree that you will register only if you are 18 years or older. You agree that the information you supply during that registration process will be accurate and complete and that you will not register under the name of, nor attempt to enter the service under the name of, another person. We reserve the right to reject or terminate any user name that, in our judgment, we deem offensive. You will be responsible for preserving the confidentiality of your password and will notify us of any known or suspected unauthorized use of your account. 


Jurisdiction.
This visitor agreement has been made in and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida. By using this service, you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in Palm Beach County, Florida in all disputes arising out of or relating to this agreement or this website.

Updated:  2/20/2013