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FOLIO - terms and conditions

Welcome to FOLIO, PhMuseum Online Photobook Masterclass

This document defines the Terms and Conditions (Terms) that govern your use of the FOLIO Online Photobook Masterclass webpages (FOLIO). These Terms apply between You (You or Student), and PhMuseum Srl (PHmuseum or We), the Italy-based corporation with a registered office at Via Paolo Fabbri 10/2a, 40138, Bologna, Italy, Company Number IT03908051208, owning and operating the phmuseum.com website, all the related websites and services and the Photographic Museum of Humanity trademarks.

By ticking the Terms and Conditions box, and clicking the Apply Now or Purchase button, You join FOLIO and You hereby acknowledge and agree to be bound by these Terms and by PhMuseum’s website Terms and Conditions. Please read them carefully before purchasing or applying for a Class.

1. Services offered and general rules

You can participate by clicking either on the Apply Now or Purchase button available for FOLIO currently offered at https://phmuseum.com/education/masterclasses/folio-online-photography-book-masterclass-2022/apply and following the application or purchasing process. You must be at least 18 years old as of the date of applying for or purchasing a spot in FOLIO.

This is the reference program offered by FOLIO, comprising of 17 online teaching blocks (Sessions). The Session approximate time is indicated below. The Session content is indicated below and is intended as a reference for the teaching content that will be presented by the Professors and Studio visit hosts:


SESSION 0 - Welcome and Presentation

SESSION 1 - Publisher Group Tutoring (3.5 hour)

SESSION 2 - Publisher Group Tutoring (3.5 hour)


SESSION 3 - One-to-one with Publisher (1 hour)

SESSION 4 - Studio visit with Guest #


SESSION 5 - Studio visit with Guest #2

SESSION 6 - Participants’ Work Presentation

SESSION 7 - PhMuseum Group Session


SESSION 8 - Publisher & Designer Group Tutoring (3.5 hour)

SESSION 9 - Publisher & Designer Group Tutoring (3.5 hour)

SESSION 10 - Studio visit with Guest #3


SESSION 11 - One-to-one with Publisher & Designer (1 hour)

SESSION 12 - Studio visit with Guest #4

MARCH 2023

SESSION 13 - Studio visit Guest #5

SESSION 14 - Publisher & Designer Group Tutoring (3.5 hour)

SESSION 15 - Publisher & Designer Group Tutoring (3.5 hour)

SESSION 16 - Overview on Publishing Practice

APRIL 2023

SESSION 17 - Participants’ Work Online Public Presentation

TBC 2024 - In-person meeting at PhMuseum Days

To participate in FOLIO, You shall apply, receive a positive written confirmation by PhMuseum, and subsequently successfully complete the payment.

The Sessions will be conducted by Tommaso Parrillo or Giulia Boccarossa (Professors), except for the Studio visits. You are responsible, together with the Professors, to agree the date and time of the class, as well as to defining at least 24 hours before the Class on which Software - such as Skype, Zoom, or Google Hangouts - the Class will be held. The same goes for the Studio Visit.

The Standard Fee for your seat in FOLIO is €1850 (including VAT), while if you apply before 29 July 2022 you can take advantage of the Early Bird Fee consisting of €1600.

2. Participants undertakings

By ticking the Terms and Conditions box, and clicking the Apply Now or Purchase button, You join FOLIO and You hereby acknowledge and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and You can lawfully enter into contracts under applicable law and that You are at least 18 years old

You further agree that You are responsible for agreeing with the Professors which Software to use for the Sessions, as well as to connect in time, from a quiet location, with a good and reliable internet connection. You also agree to respect our Code of Conduct and maintain a positive and constructive attitude towards the Professors.

By accepting these Terms and participating in FOLIO, You warrant that all the information submitted is true, current, and complete. You also warrant that You are the copyright owner of any copyright works uploaded to PhMuseum, e.g. photographs, texts, drawings, and PhMuseum's use of such works will be at no charge, will not infringe the rights of any third party, and You will fully indemnify PhMuseum in the event of any infringement.

If the photographs contain any material or elements that You do not own and/or that are subject to the rights of third parties, and/or if any persons appear in the photograph, You are responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photograph, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the publication, exhibition and use of the photograph in the manner set forth in these Terms without additional compensation. If any person appearing in any photograph is under the age of majority in their state/province/territory of residence the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release.

You also agree not to use PhMuseum in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

3. Intellectual property

All the content of the Sessions is the sole property of the Professors and, as such, fully protected by the appropriate international copyright and other intellectual property rights laws. You may view, download, and print any shared content for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions. More specifically, You must not:

i. Record and re-publish any content and material from the Sessions, including republication on another website;

ii. Sell, rent, redistribute or sub-license any content or material from the Sessions;

iii. Show any content and material from the Sessions in public, without prior written consent from PhMuseum and the Professors;

iv. Reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit content and material from the Sessions for a commercial purpose.

4. Cancellation and refund policy

Under these Terms, you acknowledge and agree that You are not entitled to a Fee refund after you have successfully made the enrolment fee payment. You further acknowledge that you are not entitled to a refund for any Session that you will be missing under any circumstances.

In case of the cancellation of FOLIO by PhMuseum or the Professors, We will refund you a percentage of the fee equal to the remaining hours.

In case of the cancellation of FOLIO by PhMuseum or the Professors, We will refund you a percentage of the fee equal to the remaining hours.

PhMuseum is not responsible for reimbursement of any costs related to wiring the fee.

5. Limitation of liability

By participating, Participants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless PhMuseum and each of their respective partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in FOLIO.

PhMuseum is not responsible for any issue with or technical malfunction of any computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email application to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, human errors of any kind, or any combination thereof, including any damage to Participants’ or any other persons’ computers related to or resulting from participation, uploading, or downloading of any teaching materials related to the Online Education Program.

Neither PhMuseum nor its servants, agents, nor any other party or organisation involved in the management, promotion, or administration of FOLIO or its entry routes or donation of prizes or their agents or subsidiaries involved in FOLIO will accept responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of, or unauthorised access to applications, or applications lost or delayed whether or not arising during operation or transmission as a result of network availability, server functions (including but not limited to security functions by software used by PhMuseum or any third party), virus, malware, trojans, bugs, or other causes outside its control.

6. Dispute and claims

You acknowledge and agree that these Terms together with the PhMuseum Privacy Policy, and PhMuseum’s general Terms as well as any claim that might arise between You and PhMuseum, shall be governed and interpreted according exclusively to the law of Italy. You further acknowledge and agree that the courts of London, United Kingdom shall be the exclusive forum where You agree to resolve any claim, cause of action or dispute between You and PhMuseum arising out of or relating to these Terms.

7. Changes to these terms

PhMuseum reserves the right to modify these Terms of Service at any time. Your decision to continue to visit and make use of the website after such changes have been made constitutes your formal acceptance of the new Terms of Service.

We ask that you check and review these Terms for such changes on an occasional basis, and we will be drawing your attention to relevant updates via email. Should you not agree to any provision of these Terms or any changes we make to these Terms, we ask and advise that you do not use or continue to access the PhMuseum website.

8. Privacy

Please see our Privacy Policy.

Last updated - 16 July 2022

If you have any questions about this agreement, please feel free to contact us at info@phmuseum.com.