Terms and Conditions for DesignStone LLC
GENERAL TERMS / CONDITIONS
These Website Standard Terms and Conditions written on this webpage shall manage your use of our website, DesignStone LLC accessible at https://www.designstone.build.
These Terms will be applied fully and affect to your use of this Website. By using this Website, you agreed to accept all terms and conditions written in here. You must not use this Website if you disagree with any of these Website Standard Terms and Conditions.
Intellectual Property Rights
Other than the content you own, under these Terms, DesignStone LLC and/or its licensors own all the intellectual property rights and materials contained in this Website.
You are granted limited license only for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.
You are specifically restricted from all of the following:
publishing any Website material and any other media.
selling, sublicensing, and/or otherwise commercializing any Website material.
publicly performing and/or showing any Website material.
using this Website in any way that is or may be damaging to this Website.
using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website.
using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in any way may cause harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity.
engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website.
using this Website to engage in any advertising or marketing.
In these Website Standard Terms and Conditions, "Your Content" shall mean any audio, video text, images, or other material you choose to display on this Website. By displaying Your Content, you grant DesignStone LLC a non-exclusive, worldwide irrevocable, sub licensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate, and distribute it in all media.
Your Content must be your own and must not be invading any third-party’s rights. DesignStone LLC reserves the right to remove any of Your Content from this Website at any time without notice.
This Website is provided "as is," with all faults, and DesignStone LLC express no representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on this Website. Also, nothing contained on this Website shall be interpreted as advising you.
Limitation of Liability
In no event shall DesignStone LLC, nor any of its officers, directors, and employees, shall be held liable for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Website whether such liability is under contract. DesignStone LLC, including its officers, directors and employees shall not be held liable for any indirect, consequential, or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website.
You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent DesignStone LLC from and against any and/or all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses arising in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid under any applicable law, such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.
Variation of Terms
DesignStone LLC is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website you are expected to review these Terms on a regular basis.
DesignStone LLC is allowed to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification. However, you are not allowed to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between DesignStone LLC and you in relation to your use of this Website and supersede all prior agreements and understandings.
Governing Law & Jurisdiction
These Terms will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Pennsylvania, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Pennsylvania for the resolution of any disputes.
HOUSE PLAN TERMS / CONDITIONS
Restricted License Agreements
All DesignStone, LLC house plans and accompanying material are sold via a restricted licensing agreement unless otherwise stated. The License Agreement defines the terms and conditions of the licenses DesignStone, LLC issues granting permission to use our house plans that are available for purchase. Customer's acceptance and use of the Restricted Licensed Plan constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
Standard Use Purchase
When purchasing a DesignStone home plan, you do so via our restricted license which grants the purchaser a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to construct one home from the architectural set of plans and artwork purchased. The license to construct a home from the said plans is granted to the initial purchaser only and may not be transferred, assigned, or sub-licensed to any other person or party. The original purchaser may reproduce or modify these plans for construction purposes only. The purchaser may construct the one-time singular dwelling using DesignStones building systems or other as per their choice. Copies may not be licensed, sold, or given to anyone else.
All DesignStone, LLC plans and accompanying material are protected under United States copyright law. To comply with U.S. copyright laws any use of the plans must be specifically authorized by DesignStone, LLC. This includes construction, distribution, and marketing, copying, or modifying the plan. All DesignStone, LLC copyright and title block information must remain on all prints, reproducible, electronic, and sales media. DesignStone, LLC and/or its architect design partners must be acknowledged as the original designer of the plans or any derivative work there from.
The use of our creations for marketing is strictly limited to promoting the sale of a single individual home constructed from the plans. Any other means of marketing is prohibited unless otherize agreed in writing. DesignStones (incl its partners) name and logo are trademarks of DesignStone (incl its partners when noted). Any use without permission is prohibited.
There are no warranties made by DesignStone, LLC, either express or implied, other than a warranty of title. DesignStone, LLC. specifically disclaims all warranties of merchantability or suitability for a particular purpose.
Any violation of any of the terms, conditions, and restrictions of this Agreement shall cause the license to be immediately revoked of its own accord and without notice from DesignStone, LLC.
All material traded through DesignStone, LLC, publications are protected by The United States Copyright Act. The buying of a set of house plans does not transfer any copyright or other ownership interest in it to the buyer except for a limited / restricted license to use the said set of house plans and accompanying material for the construction of a singular unit.
Copyright and licensing of house plans for construction exists to protect all parties. It respects and supports the intellectual property of the original architect or designer.
Copyright law has been reinforced over the past few years. Wilful infringement could cause settlements for statutory damages plus attorney fees, damages and loss of profits.