Welcome to Renderforest’s Terms of Service.
The following terms and conditions govern the online use of this webpage and the services provided by Renderforest. These terms represent a legal agreement between a user and Renderforest LLC. The following set of rules will govern your access to our site and the use of it.
We provide Renderforest users with access to certain materials and built in tools to help them create videos through the website and associated domains of https://www.renderforest.com. If you have suggestions that can help us improve our service or any questions about this Agreement, please contact us at [email protected] and let us know.
Renderforest will provide you with limited access to its own proprietary online services to create videos online. The templates and other content included on this website such as texts, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips are the property of Renderforest or its third party content suppliers, and is protected by international copyright laws. They should not be used or duplicated under any circumstances other than described in this Agreement.
All material and services available on Renderforest, and all material and services provided by Renderforest, its affiliates, employees, licensors or other commercial partners including, but not limited to, software, all informational text, software documentation, design of and layout, graphics, audio, video, design and functions, files, documents, images, or other materials are owned by us or other parties that have licensed their material or provided services to us, and are protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret and other intellectual property laws.
By becoming a Renderforest user you obtain a right to use our services and the products you get by using our services. After purchasing a video, it becomes your own property; thereby you are held accountable of its further use. If you use the products obtained from Renderforest LLC in any ways contradicting the law you are responsible and liable for all the respective consequences.
Subject to this Agreement, Renderforest hereby grants you non-exclusive license to use the materials through a user identification reference provided by Renderforest (User ID) to the extent, and only to the extent, necessary to access and use the Services in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
Any registered user will acknowledge that the services, templates and other tools and features provided through or on this website are made available only with www.renderforest.com and they are copyrighted work of Renderforest LLC. Renderforest is fully disclosed if you use our services or tools in a way that may violate certain laws or regulations.
We will grant you non-exclusive license to use and display the materials and tools provided to create your video. You will agree that you will not modify, alter, reverse engineer, or exploit in any way the materials or tools provided by Renderforest. If you do not respect this agreement, you will be banned from using our tools and materials and you will be obliged to immediately destroy any materials found in your possession.
When you purchase a video, you acquire a license to use, copy, perform, distribute and display the Video. You are not granted the rights to modify, resell, use, copy, perform, distribute or display the Video for broadcast television, radio, or theatrical media unless you purchase your video in 1080p HD.
In case of ordering a product from Renderforest LLC, you pay the fee and acquire a non-exclusive license to use the product in accordance with the conditions of the license that you acquire. Note, that once the order has been submitted, you cannot cancel it.
The payment on Renderforest is processed in US dollars which is the currency of the United States of America and the buyer is responsible for all costs of currency conversion from his or her preferred currency to the US Dollar.
If you want to become a Renderforest user, you agree to all of the following points:
A. You will ensure that the email address provided in your account registration is valid at all times and will keep your contact information accurate and up-to-date.
B. You will not create an account for anyone other than yourself and will not transfer your account to anyone without first getting our express written permission.
C. You will not use the Services for any unlawful purposes or to conduct any unlawful activity, including, but not limited to, fraud, embezzlement, money laundering or insider trading.
D. You will not use the Services or Materials to impersonate another person.
E. You may not upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available or initiate any content that contains software Viruses, Worms, Trojan Horses or any other computer code, files or programs that interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of the Services or that may impact the ability of any other Renderforest user to access the Services.
F. You may not upload individual files larger than 25MB.
G. You will not share your password, let anyone else access your account. You will not attempt to or actually access the Services by any means other than through the interfaces provided by us.
H. You should not use Videos for any illegal or immoral purposes, including unauthorized or illegal advertising of promotional materials, such as junk mail, spam, chain letters, or pyramid schemes.
I. You will not create videos that are Pornographic, sexually explicit, or violent, Illegal (including stolen copyrighted material and material that infringes or has the potential to infringe the intellectual property rights of another), reasonably likely to cause harm, or that could be reasonably considered as slanderous or libelous, Breaches another’s privacy.
Violation of any of these policies may result in user information tracking with such information being stored to identify the offending user. Offending users may be permanently restricted from holding an account or using our services. If Renderforest reasonably determines that your account is being used for illegal or fraudulent activity then your account may be immediately terminated and your financial data erased. We may also report you to law enforcement officials in the appropriate jurisdictions.
Renderforest has no obligation to provide a refund or credit for reasons including but not limited to, if you:
a) have changed your mind about a Video.
b) bought a Video by mistake.
c) do not have sufficient expertise to use the Video.
d) do not have any need to use the Video.
Renderforest will usually be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year. However, Renderforest may, in its absolute discretion, and for any reason and at any time, with or without notice interrupt or suspend your right to access the whole or any part of the website.
Renderforest may also interrupt or suspend the provision of the whole or any part of the content and/or the services available on the website to users whom Renderforest reasonably believes have infringed upon other users’ rights or violated the terms of this Agreement.
Your account will be available until you delete it through your profile settings. Your projects and uploaded media, on the other hand, may not be available if you do not log in to your account within 60 days.
After 60 days from your last activity, if you are not a subscribed user or have not made any purchase, all your uploaded files and created projects will permanently be deleted from our servers with a prior notice through email.
You agree that Renderforest will not be liable to you for any loss that you may suffer as a result of automated deleting of your projects and media files, as well as in cases of any interruption or suspension.
The videos you create on Renderforest will be available on My Videos page and are marked unlisted by default. That means only people with the link can see your videos. You can make them private if you do not wish anybody else but yourself to have access to them or you can make them available for other Renderforest users to see or share. In this case, we do not accept responsibility for the way they will use that data.
Our services are free to use unless you want to render your videos in HD. Renderforest features two payment systems. The information about each type is listed on our Pricing Page. The plan types, names and prices may change occasionally. Check the Pricing Page before purchasing a video or plan from Renderforest.
For all subscription plans, payment occurs on a pre-pay basis. The amount you are to pay and the length of your videos will depend on the subscription type you choose. Upon the subscription we give our users a certain amount of videos and media storage per month and payment automatically renews at the end of each term.You can use the intended number of exports, and the credits you don't use during that month will be enrolled and added to the next month.
All specifications regarding renderforest subscription are visible on pricing page available here:https://www.renderforest.com/subscription
Each subscription plan has a certain amount of HD video exports and length limitations. We’ll charge 1 export credit for each 5 minutes of videos created on our platform. For example if you create 48-minute video through your business subscription plan, we’ll charge 10 video credits for one export.
If you decide to cancel the payment, you should cancel your subscription prior to the next billing term. Once subscription is cancelled we are eligible to downgrade the user to free plan and if the storage limited of the previously subscriber's media library exceeds that of available for the free plan, we can delete items in the media library in order to meet the data storage requirements of the free plan.
As for Pay per Export option, once you complete a payment for an HD video, you will have the opportunity to render and download your video in HD. Only the latest version of your rendered videos will be saved on your Dashboard as we always overwrite old files.
The usage of our website is at your risk and Renderforest does not warrant that any content used in connection with our services is free of errors, viruses or other harmful components. Anyways, Renderforest does reserve the right to correct any errors.
The services or products of our website are suitable for people who are at least 16 years or older. If you are younger than 16, please don’t give us your personal information or use our website without a parental supervision. We comply with the Children’s online Privacy Protection Act and encourage parents or guardians to monitor their children’s use of Renderforest.
All information of users login, email and password are very confidential, all the passwords provided by users are one way encrypted, and even we cannot see it.
There are certain areas of this website that are password restricted. If you visit Renderforest for any purpose other than browsing the website, alternatively, if you want to establish a user account in order to create videos, you will need a user ID (provided by the company) and password to access to the restricted areas of the website (video editor for instance). You will be responsible for the safety and confidentiality of your account and you are obliged to notify Renderforest if your password is lost or stolen or if your account is disclosed to an unauthorized third party user.
Renderforest will immediately terminate your account if you
b. use a false name
c. provide bogus personal information
d. utilize an email address owned by an unknowing third party.
Royalty Free Stock Footages: Renderforest grants its users access to 115.000+ royalty free stock footages which are the property of Storyblocks. Renderforest users are allowed to use these footages without any restriction for as long as they are incorporated into videos created by our users through our video templates.
We also get content from third party creators. All the supplying individuals or companies have the right to their content, and you should not download, modify, reproduce, edit or enhance any of that content without getting permission from the creator or supplier.
Note that you shall not upload; possess and use for purposes other than personal and noncommercial-any text, video, images, audio recording or other material protected by proprietary right without prior having obtained the permission of the owner. Renderforest is not responsible and can not be held liable of any copyright violation on the part of its users.
If you, as a visitor or a registered user, subscribe to our newsletter, you acknowledges and agrees that you will allow Renderforest to send you email news, notifications or any other marketing material. You have the choice to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time through the unsubscribe button at the end of every email.
Limitation of liability
Renderforest does not take responsibility for any damage resulting from displaying, copying or downloading the materials, services or tools found on our website by a user’s third party software. It is each user’s responsibility to uphold and respect the copyright laws of other users.
If your use of Renderforest somehow results in injury to other people or damage to any property, Renderforest is not responsible for those costs.
Renderforest may at any time terminate or suspend your account including but not limited to for breaching by you of any warranties or obligations under these terms of Service. We may suspend your account for any length of time and while being under suspension, you may not purchase any product or service from Renderforest. However, you will have access to all your items purchased prior to suspension.
If you want to terminate your account or subscription, you may do so through your profile settings, at any time by logging into your account or subscription page.
In case you fail to comply with the Terms of Service in any way or form, Renderforest may suspend your access to the website; forbid you from accessing the services; block computers using your IP address or contact your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website; and bring court proceedings against you.