Terms of Use

Please read these Terms of Use (“Terms”, “Terms of Use”, “Terms of Service”) carefully before using the site located at https://www.msethjones.com (the “Site”, the “Service”, the “Classes”), operated by M. Seth Jones ​(“us”, “me”, “my”, “I”, “we”, or “our”).

Acceptance of Terms of Use

Your access to and use of this Site is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms, including my Privacy Policy, which you can find ‣here. These Terms apply to all users who access or use the Site. By accessing or using the Site you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Site.

Communications from M. Seth Jones

By contacting me via the email address provided on this site, you’re letting me know you agree to receive electronic communications from me relating to the Service. These communications will involve emails sent to the email address you provided when you contacted me, and will include information relating to your query, including confirmations of payment and scheduling information.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

M. Seth Jones retains copyright in the educational content presented both here, on this site, and in any tuition delivered, including both verbal and any additional written supplementary content, and hereby grants the enrolled student a limited, non-transferable, non-sub licensable, non-exclusive and revocable license to make personal, non-commercial use of the Site, including any classes you enrol in.

Recording sessions

Any reproduction or republication of all or part of my classes is expressly prohibited. You agree not to record or make any unauthorised copy any of the class sessions on digital video, via screen capture, or by any recording device. You agree that no part of the masterclass content presented, including any and all written, video and supplementary content, may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form by any means electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise.

Copyright and Intellectual Property / My work

Everything that you see on the site, including all information relating to teaching, the service, any teaching materials displayed, all educational content, text, displays and illustrations is owned by M. Seth Jones.

Unmodified photographs displayed on the site are owned by the original photographers and are used with permission. In cases where retouched images are displayed, all retouched images are owned by both the original photographer of the image and M. Seth Jones, and are displayed on this site with permission from the original photographer.

All information displayed on the site relating to teaching, the service, teaching materials, educational content, text, displays, illustrations and photographs, both un-retouched and retouched, are protected by Australian and international copyright and intellectual property or proprietary rights laws. These Terms permit you to use this site for personal, non-commercial use only. I don’t transfer any rights, titles or interest in or to the site, or any content on the site to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by M. Seth Jones.

You agree to not reproduce, store in a retrieval system, transmit in any form by any means electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, modify, publicly display or republish any of the material on this site. You may not use any of the teaching materials displayed, all educational content, text, displays, illustrations or photographs separately from their accompanying text on this site.

All educational content, including all written, video and supplementary content, presented in the Classes, via either screen sharing, pre-recorded video, in-person seminars, lectures and workshops, webinars and screencasts is owned by M. Seth Jones, and is protected by Australian and international copyright and intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

These Terms grant you a limited, non-transferable, non-sub licensable, non-exclusive and revocable license that permits you to make personal, non-commercial use of the educational content, including all written, video and supplementary content, presented in the Classes purchased by you. I don’t transfer any rights, titles or interest in or to the site, or any content on the site or presented in the Classes to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by M. Seth Jones.

Copyright and Intellectual Property / Your work

You agree that you are the sole copyright owner of Content you make available to me for the purposes of demonstrations in class, by uploading to the Site or making available to me via shared cloud storage, email or downloadable via a third party online service, and that this Content does not infringe any third party copyright or intellectual property rights.

You agree that you are solely responsible and liable for complying with all applicable copyright and intellectual property laws when uploading files to the Service and you release M. Seth Jones from any claims and damages, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with any third party copyright or intellectual property claim made against you unrelated to the work we do as part of this instruction.

You retain copyright of all Content that you make available to me for the purposes of demonstrations in class, by uploading to the Service or making available to me via shared cloud storage, email or downloadable via a third party online service, and you grant me non-exclusive rights to download, modify, edit, alter, retouch and use for demonstration purposes in our classes only. Your un-retouched or otherwise unaltered or unmodified files will be stored by me for retrieval through the duration of our classes, and extending through the period that you have access to my Service through third party services, for the purpose of educational aides and demonstration exclusively for your sessions. Once your classes have ended, I will delete your unmodified or otherwise unaltered files permanently. I will archive all modified files made for the sole purpose of educational aides and demonstrations exclusively for your sessions for a period of six months, to retain for any follow up support or guidance once your enrolment has ended. Once that six months is up, I will delete these modified files permanently.

You retain copyright of Content of yours that you have made available to me that I alter, modify, retouch or edit in any way for the sole purpose of providing my Service to you. Occasionally, I’ll really like a modification I’ve made to a file in class and want to show that file off on my site to illustrate the quality of my service to others. In those instances, I’ll contact you personally and ask for your permission to share that work online, or perhaps in demonstrations. You agree to let me contact you regarding any requests to share your work beyond the scope of our classes in order to provide and promote the Site and otherwise in accordance with these Terms. If you don’t want me to share the work, that’s totally fine! They are your images and I completely respect that. I’LL NEVER SHARE YOUR WORK WITHOUT YOUR PERMISSION. If you are okay with that, we’ll put together some terms relating to your licensing me the use of your work for the purposes of providing and promoting the Site and otherwise in accordance with these Terms.

These Terms grant you a limited, non-transferable, non-sub licensable, non-exclusive, revocable license that permits you to make personal, non-commercial use of all Content of yours that I have altered, modified, retouched or edited in any way, and made available to you by uploading to the Service, via shared cloud storage, email or downloadable via a third party online service. You agree to not reproduce, store in a third party retrieval system, transmit in any form by any means electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, modify, publicly display or republish any of your Content that I have altered, modified, retouched or edited in any way, for any person other than yourself. Except for the rights granted herein, you retain ownership of all rights in and to your Content. I will not offer any of your Content for sale or otherwise directly monetise it in any way. I will never make available or allow the distribution of your work to any third party without your express, written permission.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Australia in the State of South Australia and any applicable Federal or International law, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You agree and accept that any legal action or proceeding shall be brought in the federal or state courts for the State of South Australia, and you expressly waive any objection to personal jurisdiction, venue or forum non conveniens.

If you are a Site user in a member country of the European Economic Area (EEA) or European Union (EU)), this Policy and the relationship between you and us shall be governed by the laws of the EU/EEA member state in which you are domiciled.

My failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding my Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements I might have between us regarding the Service.

Changes to these Terms

M. Seth Jones reserves the right, at my sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms, including my Privacy Policy, at any time. If a revision is material I will try to provide at least 3​0 ​days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at my sole discretion. Any continued use of the service I offer through this site, after I’ve published the revisions to these Terms, means you accept and agree to the changes. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.

Registered Trade Marks for Third Parties

Adobe, Camera Raw, Photoshop, and Lightroom are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.

Phase One and Capture One are registered trademarks of Phase One A/S in the European Union and/or other countries.

THIS SITE AND SERVICE IS NOT AUTHORIZED, ENDORSED OR SPONSORED BY ADOBE SYSTEMS INCORPORATED, PUBLISHER OF PHOTOSHOP, CAMERA RAW, LIGHTROOM OR PHASE ONE A/S, PUBLISHER OF CAPTURE ONE.