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Terms of Service:
Basically, play nice! Don’t steal my photos and/or stories and claim them as your own.
I OWN all photos and text unless otherwise noted. MY photos are NOT “public domain.”
You do not use MY photos or MY stories to derive art, merchandise, articles, books, movies, documentaries or anything based upon MY intellectual property UNLESS you contact and credit me. You do not link to my photos by using my bandwidth (no hotlinking). You never embed my pages or posts or layouts into your site. You merely write your own text and/or link to my photos WITH live linked credit.
I’ve licensed my photos for legitimate projects for decades. Just contact me and we can work it out.
DO NOT give away your login info. We will find out and file criminal charges. The subscription rates are low enough you don’t have to steal nor share. Flagrant violations will result in legal action.
NEVER copy/paste blocks of text or reproduce all or part of any web page or information. Google penalizes for “duplicate content.” DO NOT claim my text or photos as yours. It’s fine to write about my work in your own words. You can quote one line with credit. Just don’t lift whole parts and put on your site. That is called stealing.
People who steal from me, also steal from all the performers I shot, all the fans and people who want to see my pix and read my stories. All I wanna do is get my pix out there, and be compensated. As Iggy sang, “I gotta right!”
The ONLY reason I work on my archive 24/7 is to share a fascinating piece of history that I documented. I was aware I was part of a cultural revolution. I didn’t earn several art degrees and stay up many nights for many years reading art history and early movie history (my passion) for nothin’.
Anything you contribute here, stories or other info, can be used for various publications and purposes.
Give credit where credit is due.
Privacy: the terms are from a standard disclaimer.
We are merely an information, education and entertainment site for your amusement.
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Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers (“Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers“) operates PunkPioneers.com and may operate other websites. It is Jenny Lens, MFA’s / Punk Pioneers’ policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Jenny Lens, MFA’s / Punk Pioneers’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Jenny Lens, MFA’s / Punk Pioneers’ visitors use its website. From time to time, Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on PunkPioneers.com blogs/sites. Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Jenny Lens, MFA’s / Punk Pioneers’ websites choose to interact with Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers in ways that require Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at PunkPioneers.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers. Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Jenny Lens, MFA’s / Punk Pioneers’ behalf or to provide services available at Jenny Lens, MFA’s / Punk Pioneers’ websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Jenny Lens, MFA’s / Punk Pioneers’ websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers website and have supplied your email address, Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Jenny Lens, MFA / Punk Pioneers may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.