Terms and Conditions
#ShePic Image Guidelines
Thanks for contributing to the ShePic Gallery! Please ensure your submission meets our guidelines below.
#ShePic Gallery Photo Guidelines & Standards
Photos are original.
You must own the rights to any photo you share on the #ShePic Gallery
Photos meet the minimum size requirement of 3 megapixels.
For a standard landscape orientation photo, 3 megapixels is at least 2048 by 1536 pixels in size.
While having other people (or subject matter) in the image is ok the focus of the image should be the woman/women.
We are unable to publish unclear or blurred photos.
Photos are not visually similar. If you have a set of similar photos to share, please pick your favourite and upload that one.
Photos do not contain nudity. While we appreciate the human form, #ShePic Gallery is a place for people of all ages, so we cannot publish nude images.
Photos do not contain violent imagery.
Photos do not have borders, graphics or text overlayed on them.
Borders include photos with a border, or partial borders of any colour.
Graphics include watermarks, logos, clipart or any overlay that is not original to the photo.
Text includes watermarks, time stamps, hand lettering and any text.
Ripe Strategies Pty Limited have the discretion to accept or reject any image for publication, without notice.
Have questions about the Guidelines? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All photos published on the #ShePic Gallery can be used for free. You can use them for commercial and noncommercial purposes. You do not need to ask permission from, or provide credit to, the photographer or #ShePic Gallery or ShePic.com.au, although it is appreciated when possible*.
ShePic.com.au grants you an irrevocable, nonexclusive copyright license to download, copy, modify, distribute and use photos from the #ShePic Gallery for free, including for commercial purposes, without permission from or attributing the photographer, the #ShePic Gallery or ShePic.com.au. This license does not include the right to compile photos from the #ShePic Gallery to replicate a similar or competing service.
*How to give credit
Even though credit isn't required, credit to the #ShePic Gallery photographers is appreciated as it provides exposure to their work and encourages them to continue sharing. A credit can be as simple as adding their name e.g.Photo by Anna Smith on ShePic.com.au
The #ShePic Gallery is a photo gallery platform for free to use, high-definition photos. We, Ripe Strategies Pty Ltd operate the websites at execspeakercoaching.com (the “Site”) and all related websites (including shepic.com.au lynneschinella.com.au, bitemebook.com), software, mobile apps, and other services that we provide (together, the “Service”) with the goal of celebrating women and fostering the growth of available female images in the community. Your use of the Service, and our provision of the Service to you, constitutes an agreement by you and the #ShePicGallery to be bound by the terms and conditions in these Terms of Service.
These Terms require that if we get into a dispute with you relating to the Service (or vice versa), the dispute will be resolved by BINDING ARBITRATION. This means that YOU AGREE TO GIVE UP YOUR RIGHT TO GO TO COURT TO SUE US (OR BE SUED BY US) UNDER THIS CONTRACT. Our disputes will be determined by a NEUTRAL ARBITRATOR and NOT A JUDGE OR JURY and you cannot start or join a class action lawsuit.
You promise that your use of the Service won’t break any laws or regulations. If you are using the Service on behalf of a company, organisation, or other kind of entity, you represent to us that you have authority to bind the organisation to these Terms on its behalf.
3. Accounts and Registration
When you use the Service, you have the opportunity to register your details (as a contributor or user/subscriber). We suggest you to do so, as it gives you access to regular updates on new images and related articles/blogs. If you do, you promise that all the information you provide is accurate and that you will keep it accurate and up-to-date in the future. If at anytime you wish to unsubscribe, you need only notify us at email@example.com.
4. Limited License to Use the Service (but not the Photos)
Conditioned on your continued compliance with these Terms, we grant you permission to access the Service only for your personal use.
5. License to Photos
You are permitted to view and download photographs that have been uploaded by #ShePic Gallery contributors (“Photos”). You may download and use Photos from the Service in accordance with, and subject to, the #ShePic License. We encourage you to familiarise yourself with the #ShePic License:
The Company grants you an irrevocable, non-exclusive copyright license to download, copy, modify, distribute, perform, and use photos from #ShePic Gallery for free, including for commercial purposes, without permission from or attributing the photographer or #ShePic Gallery, but this license does not include the right to compile photos from #ShePic Gallery to replicate a similar or competing service.
This means that Photos on the Service come with a broad copyright license. This is why we say that they are “Free to Use.” Note that the #ShePic License does not include the right to use:
Trademarks, logos, or brands that appear in Photos
If you download photos with any of these depicted in them, you may need the permission of the brand owner or individual depending on how you use the Photo.
6. User Content
YOU OWN ALL OF YOUR USER CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY PHOTOS THAT YOU UPLOAD TO THE SITE.
The Service lets you upload and post your Photos, as well as written text, images, web links, location information, and other content (“User Content”). Any User Content that you make available on the Service will belong to you or your licensors. We will not claim any ownership in your User Content–it is completely, 100%, yours.
Limited License to Us. You grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to host, store, transfer, display, adapt, perform, reproduce, modify, translate, and distribute your User Content (in whole or in part) in any media formats and through any media channels (now known or hereafter developed). You understand that we will not pay you for any use of your Photos and that your Photos will be made available to the public for their use without providing you attribution or compensation.
Authority. When you upload Photos to the Service, in addition to the license that you grant us to post the Photos publicly and permit other #ShePic Gallery users to download and use them, you also authorise us under your copyrights to enforce any violations of the sublicenses we grant in the Photos to others. In other words, if a #ShePic Gallery user misuses one of your Photos downloaded from the Service, you authorise us to enforce your copyrights in the Photos on your behalf.
Representations and Warranties. You are solely responsible for your User Content and any consequences that occur because you’ve uploaded or posted the User Content on the Service. Each time you upload or post publish User Content, you represent and warrant to us that:
You are the creator and owner of the User Content or have all necessary rights from other people or companies to use, and permit other users to use, your User Content on the Service as envisioned in this Section 6; and
Your User Content (including as used by you, us, or other users of the Service) does not and will not infringe or misappropriate any third party right, including copyright and other intellectual property rights, privacy rights, rights of publicity, or moral rights, or slander, defame, or libel anyone. In other words, your User Content must be your original work and you must have the permission of any third parties that have rights in the User Content before you upload or post the User Content to the Service.
Disclaimer. There is no reasonable way for us to monitor all of the User Content that gets uploaded to or posted on the Service, and we are under no obligation to you or the other users to monitor, edit, or control the User Content that you and other users upload or post to the Service. This means that we are not responsible for any User Content on the Service and you agree not to make any claims against us on account of User Content. That said, we may at any time remove, edit, screen, or block any User Content from the Service (without notifying you first) for any reason, including if we think the User Content violates these Terms or is otherwise objectionable. When you use the Service, you will be exposed to the User Content of other users, some of which may be offensive, inaccurate, or indecent. We may investigate claims alleging that User Content violates these Terms and, in those cases, we alone will decide what actions to take (if any) regarding the User Content in question.
7. Australian Copyright Act 1968
We comply with the parts of the Australian Copyright Act 1968 that are applicable to internet service providers. If you think that materials uploaded to or posted on the Service infringe any of your copyrights, you may contact us at
Any notice that alleges materials hosted by or distributed through the Service infringe intellectual property rights must include:
an electronic or physical signature of the person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other right that is alleged to be infringed;
a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
a description of the material that you claim is infringing and where it is located on the Service; your address, telephone number, and email address;
a statement from you that you have a good faith belief that the use of the materials on the Service of which you are complaining is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
a statement by you that the information in your notice is accurate and that, under penalty of perjury, you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.
We will no longer publish images from contributors that we find are “repeat infringers,” which is a conributor who has been notified of infringing activity more than twice or has had infringing User Content removed from the Service more than twice.
8. Prohibited Conduct
BY USING THE SERVICE YOU AGREE NOT TO:
Use the Service for any illegal purpose or in violation of any laws or regulations;
Violate or encourage others to violate third party rights, including the infringement or misappropriation of intellectual property rights;
Upload, post, or publish any User Content that is unlawful, defamatory, libelous, objectionable, profane, indecent, pornographic, harassing, threatening, hateful, or otherwise inappropriate;
Interfere with the security features of the Service (e.g., don’t disable or circumvent features that limit your use or copying of any User Content or reverse engineer the Service to discover the Source Code of the Service);
Interfere with our operation of the Service or another user’s use of the Service (this means don’t upload or spread any viruses, adware, or spyware, don’t make unsolicited offers or promotions, don’t collect other people’s personal information, and don’t interfere with the networks or equipment that we use to provide the Service);
Perform fraudulent activities, such as impersonating another person;
Except and solely to the extent such a restriction is impermissible under applicable law, you may not: (a) reproduce, distribute, publicly display, or publicly perform the Service; (b) make modifications to the Service; or (c) interfere with or circumvent any feature of the Service, including any security or access control mechanism;
Access the Service using any bots, spiders, scripts, crawlers, scrapers, or other automated tools or applications (other than your web browser or any mobile app that we may publish);
Copy the look and feel of the Site or access, download, copy, modify, distribute, perform, or use any Photos to create a similar or competitive service or to contribute the Photos to an existing similar or competitive service;
Transfer your rights to use the Service or to view, access, or use any Materials; or
Attempt to do, or assist anyone else to do, any of these things.
9. Other Companies' Services and Linked Websites
You may find tools on the Service that let you send information, including User Content, to other companies’ services, such as through features that allow you to link your account on the Service with an account on another service (e.g., Twitter or Facebook or the implementation of other companies’ like or share buttons). If you use these tools, you permit us to send this information to the other companies’ services and you acknowledge that we are not responsible for the other companies’ use of this information because, well, we don’t control them at all. You may also find links to other websites not operated by us on the Service. These websites are also not under our control, so please use your discretion when you leave the Service.
10. Termination of Your Account
If you breach any of these Terms, your permission to use the Service will terminate automatically.
We may update, modify, or even discontinue the Service at any time without notice to you.
Additionally, we may notify you of additional requirements that you need to follow when using the Service. These requirements could be things like acceptable use policies or community guidelines. Any Additional Policies that we post on or link to the Service are incorporated into these Terms as part of our agreement.
12. Modifying these Terms
We may, at times, make changes to these Terms on 7 days’ notice. If and when we do, we will make reasonable efforts to notify you of the changes. We may provide these notices through a pop-up banner, by sending an email to an email address associated with subscription or submission account on the Service, or in some other way, and we will let you know when the new version of these Terms will go into effect. If you don’t accept the new Terms that we are proposing, we may cancel your account immediately and terminate your access to the Service. If we have any disputes regarding the Service, they will be resolved in accordance with the version of these Terms that was in effect when the dispute arose.
13. Ownership of the Service
Ripe Strategies Pty Ltd owns and operates the Service.
You are responsible for your use of the Service. You agree to defend and indemnify us, including our directors, officers, employees, consultants, affiliates, and agents, from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses (including reasonable lawyers' fees and costs) arising out of or in any way connected with (i) your access to or use of the Service; (ii) your violation of these Terms or any law or regulation; (iii) your violation of anyone’s rights, including intellectual property rights; or (iv) any disputes between you and a third party. If you do have to defend us, we will have the right to assume exclusive control of the matter (without limiting your indemnification responsibilities) and, if that happens, you will cooperate with our defense of the claim.
15. Disclaimer; No Warranties
WE PROVIDE THE SERVICE, AND ALL CONTENT THAT’S AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE, ON AN “AS-IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF THE COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE, OR TRADE. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR FREE OF ERRORS OR HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT WE WILL FIX ANY ERRORS OR HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
YOU USE THE SERVICE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND ASSUME ALL RISK FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF OR ACCESS TO THE SERVICE, YOUR INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER SERVICE USERS, AND ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE. YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE AND USE, ACCESS, DOWNLOAD, OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN MATERIALS OR CONTENT THROUGH THE SERVICE AND ANY ASSOCIATED SITES OR SERVICES AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR PROPERTY (INCLUDING YOUR MOBILE DEVICE USED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE) OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE OR THE DOWNLOAD OR USE OF THE CONTENT.
THE LAW IN SOME PLACES PROHIBITS A DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT MAY VARY DEPENDING ON WHERE YOU RESIDE.
16. Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE (OR INABILITY TO USE) THE SERVICE OR ANY CONTENT ON THE SERVICE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STATUTE, OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THE DAMAGES.
OUR MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE (OR INABILITY TO USE) THE SERVICE OR ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STATUTE, OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY IS LIMITED TO AUD$100.
THE LAW IN SOME PLACES DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
EACH PROVISION OF THESE TERMS THAT PROVIDES FOR A LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES, OR EXCLUSION OF DAMAGES IS TO ALLOCATE THE RISKS UNDER THESE TERMS BETWEEN THE YOU AND US. THIS ALLOCATION IS AN ESSENTIAL ELEMENT OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES. EACH OF THESE PROVISIONS IS SEVERABLE AND INDEPENDENT OF ALL OTHER PROVISIONS OF THESE TERMS. THE LIMITATIONS IN THIS SECTION 16 WILL APPLY EVEN IF ANY LIMITED REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
18. Consent to Electronic Communications
19. Contact Information
The Service is offered by Ripe Strategies Pty Ltd, contactable at PO Box 424, Brunswick Heads NSW 2483, AUSTRALIA. You can reach us by sending letters to our address or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The #ShePic Gallery was created by Ripe Strategies Pty Ltd (“Company” or “we”), and we recognise the need to protect the privacy of the personal information we collect or you provide to us when you access and use our website (execspeakercoaching.com and or ShePic.com.au) (the “Website”).
(i) thirty (30) days after the Company provides notice of the Changes, whether such notice is provided through the Website user interface, is sent to the email address associated with submission (if applicable) or otherwise; or
1. Protection of Your Information
We are accountable for the information in our custody. Therefore, when we collect or use your information, we will utilise commercially reasonable safeguards to ensure its protection. It should be noted that no security procedure is currently 100% effective. Should any breach of your Personal Information occur, we will inform you as soon as reasonably possible, as required by applicable law.
2. Type and Purpose of Collection
We collect information at various points in the Website to facilitate its use by our customers. Specifically
Identifying Personal Information: To utilize some portions of the Website or some of the services provided therein, you may be required to first provide personal information that will allow you to be identified (“Personal Information”). This type of information will not be collected without your consent. The purposes of the collection of Personal Information are the following:
To establish a relationship with you;
To facilitate your service through our Website;
To allow you to post a picture on the Website, and to identify you as having posted a picture on the Website;
To anticipate and resolve problems with your service;
To understand your needs and desires vis-à-vis the Website;
To update you on changes to our services or products, including new promotions.
We expressly acknowledge that we will not use your Personal Information for any other purposes without your consent. Further, we will only collect Personal Information to the extent necessary for the abovementioned purposes. The Personal Information we collect will vary depending on how you are using the Website, but may include, without limitation, your name and email address.
3. Right to Examine Information
You have the right to examine any of your Personal Information that we collect. Should you wish to examine such information, please send us a written request to email@example.com.
4. Withdrawal of Consent
You may withdraw your consent to the collection of Personal Information at any time by sending a written request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon receiving notice that you have revoked your consent, we will stop using your Personal Information within a reasonable time, which will vary depending on what information we have collected and for what purpose. Please note that we will send you an email confirmation upon receipt of your request. Therefore, if you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact us again with your request.
5. Sharing Information
We will not sell, rent or disclose to outside parties the information we collect, save and except that we may share the collected information with other parties as follows:
Affiliated Service Providers: We have agreements with various affiliated service providers to facilitate the functioning of the Website, with whom we may share the information we have collected. All administrative service providers that we use are required to have the same level of privacy protection as we have, and therefore we expect that your information will be handled with the same level of care that we employ.
Where required by law: We may share the collected information where required by law, specifically in response to a demand from government authorities where such demand meets the legal requirements.
Statistical Analysis: We may share Non-Personal Information and aggregated information with third parties for advertising or marketing purposes. No Personal Information will be shared in this manner.
Transactions: In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition, or in any other situation where collected information may be disclosed or transferred as one of our business assets.
6. External Links
The Website contains links and references to other websites. We are not responsible for the collection, use and disclosure of information, or the privacy practices of such websites, and we expressly disclaim any liability relating thereto.
7. International Transfer