Terms of service

The following is a legal agreement between you or the employer or other entity on whose behalf you are entering into this agreement (“you” or “Customer”) and Site (as such term is defined below). By entering into this agreement, you verify that your country of residence is the same as your billing address.

“Content” means all content available for license hereunder, including Images (as defined herein.)

“Image(s)” means photographs, vectors, drawings and the like available for license from the Shutterstock website.

“Visual Content” shall refer collectively to Images.

The following Terms of Service (“TOS”) constitutes an agreement between Customer and Site setting forth the rights and obligations with respect to any Content licensed by you. By agreeing to these TOS, you agree that these terms control your rights and obligations with respect to all Content licenses set forth herein, notwithstanding the subscription or license you may be purchasing today. Please revisit these TOS when you purchase any Content licenses. Site reserves the right to modify these terms at any time in its sole discretion. Modifications to these TOS will not apply retroactively. By continuing to download and/or use Content, you agree to be bound by all such changes. If you do not agree with any of the changes, do not download or use any Content.

 

I. Site hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable right to use, modify and reproduce Visual Content worldwide, in perpetuity, as expressly permitted by the applicable license and subject to the limitations set forth herein:

IMAGE LICENSES

A STANDARD IMAGE LICENSE grants you the right to use Images:

As a digital reproduction, including on websites, in online advertising, in social media, in mobile advertising, mobile “apps”, software, e-cards, e-publications (e-books, e-magazines, blogs, etc.), email marketing and in online media (including on video-sharing services such as YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, etc., subject to the budget limitations set forth in sub-paragraph I.a.i.4 below);

Printed in physical form as part of product packaging and labeling, letterhead and business cards, point of sale advertising, billboards, CD and DVD cover art, or in the advertising and copy of tangible media, including magazines, newspapers, and books provided no Image is reproduced more than 500,000 times in the aggregate;

As part of an “Out-of-Home” advertising campaign, provided the intended audience for such campaign is less than 500,000 gross impressions.

Incorporated into film, video, television series, advertisement, or other multimedia productions for distribution in any medium now known or hereafter devised (each a “Production”), without regard to audience size, provided the budget for any such Production does not exceed USD $10,000;

For your own personal, non-commercial use (not for resale, download, distribution, or any commercial use of any kind).

AN ENHANCED IMAGE LICENSE grants you the right to use Images:

In any manner permitted under a Standard Image License, without any limitation on the number of reproductions, impressions, or budget;

Incorporated into merchandise intended for sale or promotional distribution (collectively “Merchandise”), including, without limitation, textiles, artwork, magnets, wall-art, calendars, toys, stationery, greeting cards, and any other physical reproduction for resale or distribution, provided that such Merchandise incorporates material creative or functional elements apart from the Image(s).

In wall art (and without requiring further creative or functional elements) for decorative purposes in a commercial space owned by you or your client, and not for sale.

Incorporated as elements of digital templates for sale or distribution.

 

II. You may not:

Use Visual Content other than as expressly provided by the license you purchased with respect to such Visual Content.

Portray any person depicted in Visual Content (a “Model”) in a way that a reasonable person would find offensive, including but not limited to depicting a Model: a) in connection with pornography, “adult videos”, adult entertainment venues, escort services, dating services, or the like; b) in connection with the advertisement or promotion of tobacco products; c) in a political context, such as the promotion, advertisement or endorsement of any party, candidate, or elected official, or in connection with any political policy or viewpoint; d) as suffering from, or medicating for, a physical or mental ailment; or e) engaging in immoral or criminal activities.

Use any Visual Content in a pornographic, defamatory, or deceptive context, or in a manner that could be considered libelous, obscene, or illegal.

Use Visual Content designated “Editorial Use Only” for commercial purposes.

Resell, redistribute, provide access to, share or transfer any Visual Content except as specifically provided herein. For example and not by way of limitation, the foregoing prohibits displaying Content as, or as part of, a “gallery” of content through which third parties may search and select from such content.

Use Visual Content in a manner that infringes upon any third party’s trademark or other intellectual property, or would give rise to a claim of deceptive advertising or unfair competition.

Use any Visual Content (in whole or in part) as a trademark, service mark, logo, or other indication of origin, or as part thereof.

Use “stills” derived from Footage except solely in connection with the in-context marketing, promotion, and advertising of your derivative works incorporating Footage.

Falsely represent, expressly or by way of reasonable implication, that any Visual Content was created by you or a person other than the copyright holder(s) of that Visual Content.

 

III. Copyright

The use of Visual Content in connection with news reporting, commentary, publishing, or any other “editorial” context, shall be accompanied by an adjacent credit to the Emma Grimberg in substantially the following form:

“Emma Grimberg/aip.photos”

If and where commercially reasonable, the use of Visual Content in Merchandise or a Production shall be accompanied by a credit to Emma Grimberg in substantially the following form:

“Image(s) (as applicable), used under license from ai.photos”

In all cases the credit and attribution shall be of such size, color and prominence so as to be clearly and easily readable by the unaided eye.

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