Terms of Use

Last Updated : Sept 13th, 2018, Version 1.2

Welcome to sociology.io. Your use of this website, sociology.io, is governed by the terms and conditions (“Terms”) appearing herein below, as updated from time to time. The current version of these Terms is indicated here in above. These Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you and Alessandro Yorba (hereinafter referred to as “sociology.io”) the owner and operator of sociology.io.

By using this website, you agree to these conditions. Please read them carefully.

I offer a wide range of Products & Services, and sometimes additional terms may apply. In addition, these terms are subject to change without notice. An up-to-date version of the Terms and the Privacy Policy shall be available on sociology.io. The current version of the Terms and the Privacy Policy shall be as indicated at the head of those documents. By using this website you agree to be bound by these Terms.

You, (Client) have hired Alessandro Yorba (Photographer/Sociology) by way of purchasing one of my services. Specific photo requests (i.e Easement, ..) must be noted in Comments of purchase order. Reshoots will be charged by the hour which includes travel and must be pre-paid. (It is advised for Client to preview the property to assure staging is correct).


Federal Copyright and Exclusive License:

Photographer’s images are protected under Federal Copyright Law. Photographer hereby grants to Client an exclusive license to use any images for the sole purpose of real estate marketing for a period of 24 months. Client may at their discretion use images on social media, personal real estate website, Multiple Listing Service, or any other marketing digital platform service. Client may not give away, sell, or reproduce any images without Photographers explicit written permission.

All content included in or made available through sociology.io, and not limited to text, graphics, logos, icons, images, and digital media is the property of sociology.io. This material is protected by United States, Canadian and International copyright laws. All of the content included in or made available through sociology.io is the exclusive property of sociology.io and protected by U.S, Canadian and international copyright laws.



Photographer is not held responsible for compromised coverage caused beyond the control, including but not limited to, lateness of the Client, property owner, backgrounds, or lighting conditions which may negatively impact or restrict the photo coverage. Unless specified in writing Sociology does not warrant that the images comply with any specifications required by any third party.


Force Majeure:

Sociology.io shall in no event be held responsible for delay and/or non-provision of the Services or Products, or unavailability of the Website for any reason whatsoever including but not limited to events beyond the reasonable such as Internet failures, computer, telecommunications or any other equipment failures, electrical power failures, strikes, labor disputes, riots, insurrections, civil disturbances, shortages of labor or materials, fires, flood, storms, explosions, acts of God, war, governmental actions, orders of domestic or foreign courts or tribunals or non-performance of third parties.


Refund Policy:

Sociology.io has a strict NO REFUND POLICY. Photographs once taken cannot be returned and considered non-refundable. Exceptions are as follows:

  • Prior to scheduled photoshoot Client cancels the event. A cancellation fee may apply.
  • Photographer cancels event.
  • Any unforeseen event that prevents Photographer from photographing event.

By completing your purchase, the parties acknowledge they have read, understand and agree to the terms. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this agreement the terms / conditions of Sociology shall apply.


Sociology.io uses a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for establishing a secure and encrypted connection. SSL allows sensitive information such as credit card numbers, and login credentials to be transmitted securely. Browsers provide visual cues, such as a green lock icon located at the top of the URL bar.


I understand and respect everyone’s right to privacy. I will make use of all information collected in a responsible and reasonable manner. I will not share your data at anytime to anyone. See my Privacy Policy


“sociology.io”, or “sociology”, and related icons and logos are registered trademarks or trademarks or service marks of sociology.io and are protected under applicable copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights laws. The unauthorized copying, modification, use or publication of these marks is strictly prohibited.


Alessandro Yorba is the sole owner and lawful licensee of all the rights and interests of the website sociology.io. Alessandro Yorba has intellectual property rights protected under worldwide patent, copyright and other laws. You agree not to infringe any or all of the title, ownership and intellectual property rights of sociology.io. You hereby indemnify sociology.io to the extent of any breach of intellectual property rights by or through your use of sociology.io. All rights not otherwise claimed under the Terms or by sociology.io are hereby reserved.


When visiting sociology.io, or when you send me an e-mail, or by making a purchase, you are communicating with me electronically. By using sociology.io you consent to receive communications from me electronically. I may communicate with you by e-mail or by phone, and only with the intent to transact business or to respond to your query. You consent that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that I provide to you electronically will satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.


You shall not engage in any activity directly or indirectly which undermines the integrity of the computer systems, networks and/or other electronics of sociology.io and/or of other users of sociology.io. You shall not gain and/or attempt to gain unauthorized and/or unlawful access to sociology.io’s computer systems and networks and/or any and all data or information therein. You agree to use sociology.io for your personal use only and shall in no event use any or all of the information, text, images, graphics, video clips, sound, directories, files, databases, listings etc. obtained on or through sociology.io for commercial purposes of any sort, nor for copying, reproducing, downloading, compiling whether directly, indirectly. Use of any content on sociology.io for purposes other than appearing in these Terms is prohibited.


You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information and password on sociology.io. You are also responsible for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. sociology.io does sell products for children. Adults can purchase products through sociology.io with a credit card or other permitted payment method. If you are under 18, you may use sociology.io only with involvement of a parent or guardian. sociology.io reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in its sole discretion.



You hereby agree to indemnify and save sociology.io, my affiliates, directors, officers and employees harmless, from any and all losses, claims, liabilities (including legal costs on a full indemnity basis) which may arise from such your use of sociology.io or Services (including but not limited to the display of your information on sociology.io) or from your breach of any of the Terms. You hereby further agree to indemnify and save sociology.io, my affiliates, directors, officers and employees harmless, from any and all losses, damages, claims, liabilities (including legal costs on a full indemnity basis) which may arise, directly or indirectly, as a result of any claims asserted by Third Party Rights claimants or other third parties relating to information about such third parties and/or any of their goods and/ or services. You also agree further that sociology.io is not responsible and shall have no liability to you, for any material posted by others, including defamatory, offensive or illicit material and that the risk of damages from such material rests entirely with you. sociology.io reserves the right, at my own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you shall cooperate with sociology.io in asserting any available defenses.


sociology.io respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact me.


All items purchased from sociology.io are made pursuant to a contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon delivery.


sociology.io endeavors to be as accurate as possible, however mistakes happen. sociology.io does not warrant that product descriptions or other content on sociology.io is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a product offered by sociology.io is not as described, your sole remedy is to return the product according to the Returns Policy.


Subject to change at anytime.


Delivery time frames communicated by sociology.io are estimates and depend on many factors beyond its control, including but not limited to production delays, government delays and forces of nature. In no event shall sociology.io be liable for deliveries going beyond the estimated time frame.



You agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of and your purchase of products and/or services through sociology.io. Any infraction of the Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of The United States of America without regard to any conflict of law provisions of your domicile residence or physical location. At my discretion, I may report any infractions or violations relating to the agreement to the appropriate authorities. You and sociology.io each agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the United States of America.


Got Questions??

If you have any questions, prior to purchasing feel free to contact me!