Kodak Tips & Projects Exchange Community
Terms of Use

Welcome to the KODAK Tips & Projects Exchange (“TPX”) Community. The TPX is here to inspire you to learn, imagine, create, and share your photo memories. You’ll find printing and photo projects, scrapbook ideas, workshops, tips for taking great pictures, forums, and everything in between.

User Acceptance of Terms of Use

These Terms of Use (“Terms”) govern your access, visits and participation in the TPX Community. By registering for a TPX account and/or by using or visiting the TPX Community, you expressly agree to be bound by these Terms, in addition to the kodak.com site terms (“Site Terms”), which are hereby incorporated by reference. If you are unwilling to be bound by these Terms and the Site Terms, you may not use, access, or visit the TPX.

Conduct

You must be at least eighteen (18) years old to use, access and/or participate in the TPX Community and must abide by the following rules of conduct:

  1. Do not use offensive language. If you have any doubts about whether a particular statement might be considered offensive by other users, do not post it.
  2. Treat others in the TPX Community, as you would expect them to treat you. Do not engage in personal attacks or any type of "flaming" of other users. Do not "troll", i.e. post topics or opinions that are designed to provoke a negative response from one or more specific users.
  3. Do not use offensive language. If you have any doubts about whether a particular statement might be considered offensive by other users, do not post it.
  4. Do not engage in disruptive activity in the TPX, such as persistent off-topic contributions or comments, or statements that might incite other users to violate these rules of conduct or participate in illegal activities.
  5. Do not contribute content that contains photos, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, rights of privacy or publicity, or any other applicable law unless you own or have rights to these materials.
  6. Do not misrepresent the source of anything you contribute. You are responsible and liable for all your activities while participating in the TPX, including anything you contribute.
  7. Do not falsely impersonate any other person in the forum, including TPX administrators, moderators or experts.
  8. Do not post any instructions, software or other materials that would allow participants or third parties to harm other users' computers or to inappropriately access software or websites.
  9. Do not post any computer programs that contain destructive features, such as viruses, worms or Trojan horses. Do not employ any type of bots for the use of scrolling, showing multiple screens, or other activities that might disrupt online communication.
  10. Do not use the TPX to spam other users, including sending identical and irrelevant submissions to different discussion areas or any other area of the TPX.
  11. While you may use the TPX to provide information about a business that might be of interest to other users (without spamming them), the TPX is not to be used as a platform for you to contribute content which may be considered an advertisement for a product, service or business, or posting items for sale from your company, business or storefront. Kodak is not responsible for any products, services or businesses which may be found posted in the community and the purchase or use of any product, service or business that is posted within the TPX is solely at your own risk, and Kodak assumes no liability for such purchase or use.
  12. Do not rely on the TPX for the safe and secure storage of any materials, such as photos, documents and software. The TPX is not designed as the primary place to store any of these materials, and TPX is not responsible for the alteration, deletion or loss of any stored items.
  13. Kodak reserves the right to remove at any time, without notice, any contribution that violates these rules of conduct. Kodak also reserves the right at any time, without notice, to warn, ban and or delete a user who has violated these rules of conduct from any or all areas of the TPX.
  14. Some participants may post Internet website links in the TPX. Kodak is not responsible for the content on the websites associated with these links. In addition, we must remind you that some content and links on the Internet contain adult content that is not suitable for children and may be offensive to some users.
  15. You are responsible for any actions you may take based on information or advice you receive while online. Use your own good judgment when evaluating information provided through the TPX Community or any other communication service. The decision to share information or conduct transactions with anyone is your own; therefore conduct your own research prior to making any decisions.

Contributions, Ownership, Rights and Liability

As a registered user of the TPX, you will have the opportunity to actively participate by creating, providing, sharing and uploading information to the TPX such as projects, comments, designs, ideas or suggestions and other information (collectively “Contributions”). Contributions in the TPX are subject to these Terms and the Site Terms. Kodak assumes no responsibility or liability over the sharing of Contributions among users.

Any Contributions provided by you to the TPX may be editable and freely used by the TPX Community. Ways in which your Contributions may be used include, but are not limited to, creating projects, comments, articles, documents, tips and techniques. For example, users may incorporate ideas written by others to create a new project. Kodak shall have the right to retain and use Contributions, in edited or unedited form, for any purpose in any way including but not limited to re-posting such Contributions to other areas of the Kodak website and using Contributions in current or future products or services. By displaying, publishing, or otherwise posting any Contributions to the TPX, you hereby grant to Kodak a limited, non-exclusive, sub-licensable, worldwide, fully-paid, royalty free license to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute such Contributions without the requirement to make payment to you or to any third party or the need to seek any third party permission. This license includes the right to host, index, cache, distribute, and tag any Contributions, as well as the right to sublicense Contributions to third parties, including other users, for use on other media or platforms known or hereinafter developed.

Do not upload Contributions to the TPX unless you agree to these Terms. Kodak is under no obligation to (i) compensate you for any Contributions, or (ii) post or use any Contributions provided by TPX users, and Kodak may in fact remove any Contributions at any time at its sole discretion for any reasons.

You represent and warrant that you own the content submitted, displayed, published or posted by you on the TPX and otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth herein, and the displaying, publishing or posting of any content you submit, and our use thereof, does not and will not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark rights, contract rights or any other intellectual property rights or other rights of any person or entity.

You agree to indemnify and hold Kodak, its parents, subsidiaries, officers, employees, and website contractors and each of their officers, employees and agents harmless from any claims, damages and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, related to your violation of these Terms.

Your Privacy

Kodak will treat any information it collects from you through the TPX in accordance with Kodak’s Online Privacy Policy, which is hereby incorporated by reference. Please review the Privacy Policy before you use or access the TPX. If you are unwilling to accept the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy, please do not use or access the TPX.

Security of Data Transmissions and Storage

Electronic communications through the TPX are not encrypted. You acknowledge that there is a risk that data — including e-mail, electronic communications, and personal data — may be accessed by unauthorized third parties when communicated between you and Kodak or between you and other parties.

Reporting Violations of Your Copyrights

If you believe the copyright in your work has been violated through the TPX, please contact Kodak's agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement, by sending a letter via the U.S. Mail to:

Copyright Agent
Eastman Kodak Company Legal Division
343 State Street
Rochester, NY 14650-0205
Phone: 585-724-5008

Fax: 585-724-9657

You must provide our agent with the following information, which Kodak may then forward to the alleged infringer:

  • identify the material on the TPX that you believe infringes your work, with enough detail so that we may locate it on the TPX;
  • provide your address, telephone number and e-mail address;
  • provide a statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • provide a statement that (i) the information you have provided to us is accurate, and (ii) you are the owner of the copyright interest involved or you are authorized to act on behalf of that owner; and
  • provide your physical or electronic signature. Upon receiving your complaint, Kodak may remove content that you believe infringes your copyright. In addition, Kodak may terminate the account of the member who appears to be infringing your intellectual property rights.