Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Last Update: 12-25-2019

This document sets out the terms of use on which you may make use of the rjohnsonartist.com (the “Site”). Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the Site. By using the Site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using the Site.

Information about the Site

The Site is operated by its sole proprietor, Ryan Welden Johnson, also known as R. Johnson. The Site uses a designated host provider, HostGator to allow publishing over the internet. The Site is a site to provide you, the user, information regarding anything relative to the Site and any other links associated with the Site.

Accessing the Site

The owner, R. Johnson permits access to the Site for entertainment, informational, contact, content, and commerce value and reserves the right to withdraw or amend the Site without notice (see below). The Site will not be liable if for any reason the Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Site through an internet connection are aware of these terms and that they comply with them. If you are a parent or guardian and provide your consent to your child’s use of the Site, you are agreeing to bind by these terms of use in respect of your child’s use of the Site.

Intellectual Property Rights

R. Johnson is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights within the Site (except for the use of third-party content) and in the content published on it. The United States and International Copyright Law and other intellectual property laws protect those works. All such rights are reserved.

The RJohnson logo, paintings, illustrations, drawings, designs, and all other forms of artwork and related works and any related indicia and creative works are ™ of and © R. Johnson. All Rights Reserved.

All content on the Site, in general, forbids the reproduction or publishing in any way of the content that appears on the Site unless you have first obtained the sole proprietor’s written consent to do so. In some limited circumstances, the sole proprietor, R. Johnson, may choose to permit the reproduction or publication of content where he feels that this does not harm the business or its values and does not negatively affect his brands. The sole proprietor’s decision on this shall be final. Apart from that, none of the content on the Site allows republishing, posting, transmitting, storing, selling, distributing or modifying without the R. Johnson’s prior written consent and any use without consent may constitute an infringement of the holder’s rights. Moreover, you are not in any circumstances permitted to:

  • Make commercial use of any such content.
  • Edit any such content.
  • Remove, obscure or otherwise tamper with any copyright, intellectual property, and proprietary notices that relate to or are contained within the content.

R. Johnson’s status (and that of any identified contributors) as the author of the content on the Site must always be acknowledged. If any third party may want to use the logo, stories, poems, quotes, names, characters, prose, writings, images, and any related indicia and creative works reserved under R. Johnson, that third party will have to contact the R. Johnson regarding the possible act of purchasing those rights.

Reliance on Information Posted

At the current time, there will not be any commentary or other content posted by users on the Site other than postings made by the sole proprietor concerning specific mandatory content. If at any time this ruling changes with the allowance of users to post, any commentary and other content posted on the Site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. The Site, therefore, disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such content or by anyone informed of any of its contents.

The Site Changes Regularly

The Site’s aim is to update regularly and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, the Site may suspend its access or close it indefinitely. Any of the content on the site may be out of date at any given time, and the Site is under no obligation to update such content unless necessary.

The Site’s Liability

The content displayed on the Site provides without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, the Site and third parties (media outlets) connected to it hereby expressly exclude:

  • All conditions, warranties and other terms, which might otherwise imply statute, common law or the law of equity.
  • Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with the site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the site, any websites linked to it and any content posted on it, including:
    • loss of income or revenue;
    • loss of business;
    • loss of profits or contracts;
    • loss of anticipated savings;
    • loss of data;
    • loss of goodwill; and
  • whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.

This does not affect the Site’s liability for death or personal injury arising from its negligence, nor the Site’s liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability, which cannot exclude or become limited under applicable law.

Information about You and Your Visits to the Site

The Site processes information about you in accordance with its Privacy Policy. By using the Site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Viruses, Hacking and Other Offenses

You must not exploit the Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material, which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Site. You must not attack the Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. In the event of a breach of the terms of this paragraph, your right to use the Site will cease immediately. The Site will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Linking to the Site

You may link to the home page of the Site, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage the Site or R. Johnson’s reputation or take advantage of any of them. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement where none exists. You must not establish a link from any website not owned by you. The Site forbids home page framing on any other site unless the Site expressly agrees otherwise. The Site reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Links from the Site

Where the Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are for your information only. The Site has no control over the content of those sites or resources and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

The United States courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from or related to, visits to the Site. Nothing in this paragraph shall deprive you of the right to bring or defend proceedings in your home state or of the protection afforded to you by the mandatory rules of law of the country in which you live.

These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or development (including non-contractual disputes or claims) will become governed and construed in accordance with the law of the United States and Maryland.


The Site may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. Any revisions will take effect seven (7) days after the date of the Site’s email or the date of the posted and modified terms on the Site, whichever is earlier. If you continue to make use of the Site after that period expires, you are confirming that you agree to bound by the modified terms of use. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the Site.

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