Terms of Service

Last Updated Date: November 26, 2022

THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS, AS WELL AS CONDITIONS, LIMITATIONS, AND EXCLUSIONS THAT MIGHT APPLY TO YOU. PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY.

THESE TERMS REQUIRE THE USE OF ARBITRATION ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS TO RESOLVE DISPUTES, RATHER THAN JURY TRIALS OR CLASS ACTIONS.

BY PLACING AN ORDER FOR SERVICES FROM THIS WEBSITE, YOU AFFIRM THAT YOU ARE OF LEGAL AGE TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT, AND YOU ACCEPT AND ARE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. YOU AFFIRM THAT IF YOU PLACE AN ORDER ON BEHALF OF AN ORGANIZATION OR COMPANY, YOU HAVE THE LEGAL AUTHORITY TO BIND ANY SUCH ORGANIZATION OR COMPANY TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

YOU MAY NOT ORDER OR OBTAIN SERVICES FROM THIS WEBSITE IF YOU (A) DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, (B) ARE NOT THE OLDER OF (i) AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE OR (ii) LEGAL AGE TO FORM A BINDING CONTRACT WITH Waterfront Media, LLC d/b/a Penji, OR (C) ARE PROHIBITED FROM ACCESSING OR USING THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OF THIS WEBSITE’S CONTENTS OR SERVICES BY APPLICABLE LAW.

1. Acceptance of Terms

These Terms of Service (this “Agreement”) between Waterfront Media, LLC (“we”, “us” or “Penji”) and you govern your access and use of our graphic design platform made available through www.penji.com (this “Site”) and the subscription or other services we provide (the “Services”).  By using this Site and accessing our Services in any manner, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by this Agreement. Any changes to the Terms will be in effect as of the “Last Updated Date” referenced on the Site. You should review these Terms prior to purchasing any product or services that are available through this Site. Your continued use of this Site after the “Last Updated Date” will constitute your acceptance of and agreement to such changes.

These Terms are an integral part of the Website Terms of Use that apply generally to the use of our Site. You should also carefully review our Privacy Policy (see Section 2) before placing an order for services through this Site.

This Site is controlled and operated by us from our offices within the United States. We make no representation that materials in the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from territories where its contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from locations outside the United States are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws.

2. Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy, which can be found at https://penji.co/privacy-policy/ (the “Privacy Policy”), describes how we may use your personal information. By continuing to use this Site, you accept the Privacy Policy, which is incorporated herein by reference. If you object to your personal information being used as described in the Privacy Policy, please leave this Site immediately. You must be at least age 18 to access this Site.

3. The Services

3.1 Subject to your compliance with this Agreement, as well as your subscription for an applicable plan and our timely receipt of your associated payment(s), we will make the applicable Services available to you during the term to which you have subscribed. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to make the Services available subject to planned downtime and any unscheduled emergency maintenance.  We may modify, replace, or discontinue the Services at any time, for any reason, without notice to you.

3.2 You may only access and use the Services in accordance with the terms of the Agreement. You agree to: (i) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any form on this Site (“Registration Data”); (ii) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, to keep it accurate, current and complete; (iii) maintain the security of any password and identification information; (iv) notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account; (v) accept sole responsibility for any and all activities that occur on your account.  Each person who uses any Services must have a separate username and password. You must provide a valid email address for each person that you authorize to use your account. You agree to provide any other information that we reasonably request.

3.3 You are responsible for obtaining and maintaining all telecommunications, broadband and computer equipment and services needed to access and use the Services and for paying all charges related thereto.

3.4 We may terminate your account without prior notice or liability to you, if we find, in our sole and exclusive discretion, that you: (i) have violated this Agreement; (ii) are not in alignment with our model; (iii) are sharing usernames or passwords; (iv) violate our core values; or (v) are abusing our services or team in any way, including using our services for illegal purpose.

3.5 “Licensed Content” means content that we own or license, including artwork, stock photographs, audio, typeface, video, designs, and writings. While you are, and will be, the sole and exclusive owner of all right, title, and interest in and to your graphic design project, the Licensed Content incorporated in your graphic design project is subject to the license described in Section 4 below.  No rights are granted to you other than as expressly set forth herein. You grant us a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, nonexclusive, transferable, sublicensable right and license to commercially exploit in any manner any feedback, suggestions or recommendations that you provide to us.

3.6 Subject to your continued compliance with this Agreement, including timely payment of associated amounts due, we grant you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-transferrable license to access and use the Services for your internal business purposes. You may not access or use the Services in order to monitor its availability, performance, or functionality for competitive purposes. You may not, and may not permit any third party to: (a) reverse engineer (except to the extent specifically permitted by statutory law), decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover source code, object code or underlying structures, ideas or algorithms of the Services, (b) modify, translate or create derivative works based on the Services, (c) use the Services for any purpose other than its own internal purposes; or (d) use the Services other than in accordance with the Agreement and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations (including but not limited to any applicable privacy and intellectual property laws). 

4. Use of the Services

4.1 You may use the Services for any number of projects and scope that you have that you have subscribed for under the applicable plan and as are appropriate based on the size of your account. While we accept unlimited requests and revisions, our output volume depends on many factors, namely on the total request volume and complexity. We will do our best to work with you to accommodate any priority items and your timelines, but we suggest you do not use our Services for time-sensitive projects.

4.2 When we deliver a file to you, you agree to review and proof all files for any errors or omissions and notify us if any changes or corrections are needed within seven (7) days of receipt. We will do our best to rush edits to correct any mistakes that you notify us about during this time period. If you notify us of any errors after that time period, we are not required to but intend to try to work with you to make corrections.

4.3 You are the owner and/or controller of all of your information, data or materials that you provide to us to use the Services (“Customer Content”). By submitting Customer Content to us, you are representing that you are the owner of such Customer Content and/or have the necessary rights, licenses, and authorization to distribute it.  You grant us a worldwide, royalty free, non-exclusive license to access and use Customer Content to provide the Services. 

4.4 You are, and will be, the sole and exclusive owner of all right, title, and interest in and to the deliverables, including all intellectual property rights therein. We agree that with respect to any deliverables that may qualify as “work made for hire” as defined in 17 U.S.C. §101, such deliverables are deemed a “work made for hire” for you. To the extent that any deliverables do not constitute a “work made for hire,” we irrevocably assign you all right, title, and interest throughout the world in and to the deliverables, including all intellectual property rights therein. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the terms of this Section 4.4 are subject to your compliance with this Agreement, your full payment of applicable amounts due and the terms of Sections 4.5  and 6 below.

4.5 In the course of providing the Services, we may use certain pre-existing materials.  We and our licensors are, and will remain, the sole and exclusive owners of all right, title, and interest in and to any pre-existing materials.  We grant you a perpetual, limited, royalty-free, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, worldwide license to use, display, and distribute any pre-existing materials to the extent incorporated in, combined with, or otherwise necessary for the use of the Services or deliverables.  We expressly reserve all other rights in and to such pre-existing materials.

4.6 Penji does not support and will not tolerate its Service being used to discriminate against others, especially when based on race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, or national origin. You are not permitted to use the Service in a manner which would or would likely incite, promote or support such discrimination and you must not use the Service to incite or promote hostility or violence. If we believe in our sole determination that your use of the Service is being used to discriminate, especially if based on race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, or national origin, we may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend your access to the Service, without notice and liability for any reason.