Our License empowers creators and protects our community. We need to keep it as basic as could be expected. Here is an outline of what Housmedia substance can and can't be utilized for.
DESCRIPTION OF LICENSES TO IMAGES, VECTORS.
Item or content for Resale:
Item or content for Free Distribution.
DEFINITION OF THE "MINOR ROLE" AND "MAJOR ROLE" OF THE FILE FOR AN ITEM...
THE STANDARD LICENSE TO IMAGES, VECTORS.
THE EXTENDED LICENSE TO IMAGES, VECTORS.
EDITORIAL USE ONLY" FILES.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS.
PROHIBITED USE OF FILES.
You may not:
WARRANTIES AND INDEMNIFICATION..
DESCRIPTION OF LICENSES TO IMAGES, VECTORS
Subject to the terms and conditions herein, Housmedia grants you a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, non-transferable and non-sublicensable license to use and modify the File an unlimited number of times in whole or in part in the creation of an item within the scope of permitted uses.
Files may be downloaded under the Standard and/or Extended license. Follow these rules to choose the appropriate license:
If the File is used to create an item NEITHER for Resale NOR for Free Distribution, the Standard License is always appropriate.
If the File is used to create an item for Resale or for Free Distribution:
if the File plays a minor role in the item, the Standard License is appropriate;
if the File plays a major role in the item, the Extended License is appropriate.
AnchorItem or content for Resale: An item or content that will be distributed to raise commercial revenue (e.g., resale of web templates, T-shirts, calendars, etc.). An item or content created at the request of a client is not considered for Resale. However, if you distribute or intend to distribute such an item to raise commercial revenue, it is considered for Resale. While working on a project, please take into account the final use of the item before downloading a File, to determine the appropriate license to purchase.
Item or content for Free Distribution: An item or content that will be distributed to a wide audience without raising any commercial revenue (e.g., free web templates, postcards, flyers, etc.).
DEFINITION OF THE "MINOR ROLE" AND "MAJOR ROLE" OF THE FILE FOR AN ITEM
The role a File plays in an item is determined by the value the File adds to the item and how much the File influences a customer’s decision to choose this particular item among similar items.
A major role: A File is considered to play a major role in an item if the File is a primary, defining, or important part of the item, increases the intrinsic value of the item, or influences a customer’s preference for this particular item.
A minor role: A File is considered to play a minor role in an item if the File is an incidental part of the item, does not add significant value to the item and does not influence a customer’s preference for this item.
THE STANDARD LICENSE TO IMAGES, VECTORS
1.The Standard license allows you to use the downloaded File for the creation of all kinds of items (except Items for Resale or Items for Free Distribution, where the File plays a major role in the item and adds value to it).
Examples of permitted use:
AnchorDigital use: sites; advertising banners; screen savers; wallpapers; software (for PC and mobile devices); e-cards; e-mails; e-books; presentations (PowerPoint, Flash, etc.); movies, videos and TV advertising; unofficial logos; personal use; etc.
AnchorPrinted use: advertisements in newspapers and magazines; printed advertising materials; covers and illustrations for books, newspapers, magazines; business cards; flyers; posters; CD/DVD covers; wrappers, labels and product packaging; stationery: folders, notebooks, pens, pencils and stickers; charms; calendars; mugs and glasses; mousepads; T-shirts, clothing; personal non-commercial use; etc.
THE EXTENDED LICENSE TO IMAGES, VECTORS
1. The Extended license includes all permitted uses under the Standard license, does not have any limits on the number of copies, prints or displays and allows you to use the downloaded File for the creation of Items for Resale or Items for Free Distribution in which the File plays a major role in the item and adds value to it.
1. Examples of permitted use:
Digital use: sites; website templates; advertising banners; screen savers; wallpapers; software (for PC and mobile devices); e-cards; e-mails; e-books; presentations, presentation templates (PowerPoint, Flash, etc.); document templates; any other templates; movies, videos and TV advertising; unofficial logos; items for resale and free distribution; personal non-commercial and commercial use; etc.
Printed use: advertisements in newspapers and magazines; printed advertising materials; covers and illustrations for books, newspapers, magazines; books consisting wholly or largely of illustrations; business cards; flyers; posters; CD/DVD covers; wrappers, labels and product packaging; stationery: folders, notebooks, pens, pencils and stickers; charms; calendars; mugs and glasses; mousepads; T-shirts, clothing; items for resale or distribution; personal non-commercial and commercial use; etc.
EDITORIAL USE ONLY" FILES
Files marked "Editorial Use Only" are sold under a limited Standard license, and are prohibited for commercial use or advertising. These Files may contain images of people without model releases, private property, famous trademarks and other protected elements for which special permissions may be required for commercial use or advertising.
When using such a File, you must take all possible and reasonable efforts to credit the copyright owner (Housmedia contributor), give attribution to Housmedia and post a link to www.Housmedia.com (if applicable). The copyright notice must contain the following: “[Name or Nickname of the Contributor (author)] /Housmedia.com".
3. Examples of permitted use:
• Publishing: newspapers, magazines, etc.; articles and publications on blogs or websites, articles in encyclopedias, reference books, non-commercial use related to important events; non-commercial presentations, TV programs; documentary movies; news; personal use.
1. Examples of prohibited use:
• Any commercial purposes; advertising; trademark or product promotions; etc.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Housmedia’ licenses do not not entitle you to the File’s copyright and/or intellectual property rights. All copyright and/or other intellectual property rights to the File are reserved by Housmedia and/or the contributor of the File. Additionally, Housmedia shall grant you the right to download and use watermarked sample free of charge solely for the purpose of evaluation and testing of a File prior to purchase.
PROHIBITED USE OF FILES
You may not:
Make the File available for free download on a shared drive, service, software or website for the purpose of exchanging, transferring or distributing;
Transfer, resell, sub-license, rent, donate or otherwise transfer the File or rights to it to third parties;
creates conditions under which the File may be extracted from a product or content;
Allow third parties access to the File for further use;
Use the unmodified File in an e-format with resolution larger than the display resolution of the intended viewing device;
Use the File to create an official logo, company name, trademark or otherwise register any intellectual property rights in and to the Files with any governmental authority or non-governmental organization;
Use the File in a way that infringes the File’s intellectual property rights or a third party’s trademark or that would lead to a complaint about deceptive advertising or unfair competition;
Use the File for SPAM mailings;
Use the File in a way that competes with Housmedia business;
Display, use or post the File in a way that would lead to the conclusion that the model in the File approves of or endorses the items or services of any venture or trademark;
Show a person depicted in the File in sensitive scenarios that could reasonably be considered offensive or unflattering to that person (e.g., related to mental and physical deficits, sexual or implied sexual activity or preferences, crime, physical or mental abuse or ailments);
Use the File for pornographic, illegal or immoral purposes;
Use the File in items or products that could embarrass or humiliate a person or model in the File;
Use the File (except music) for advertisement or promotion of tobacco or alcohol products;
Display, use or post the File (except music) in a way that would lead to the conclusion that the model in the File approves of or endorses any political party, policy, candidate, or elected official.
Any forbidden use of the File shall be considered as copyright infringement. You shall be liable for all damages caused by copyright infringement, including any claims made by third parties. Also, Housmedia reserves the right to recall your license of any File you have used in a manner considered as copyright infringement.
WARRANTIES AND INDEMNIFICATION
Housmedia warrants and guarantees that the File uploaded and used in full compliance with this Agreement does not infringe any copyrights, moral, and intellectual property rights, trademarks, or any third parties’ rights of privacy or publicity.
With respect to Files marked “Editorial Use Only,” Housmedia makes no warranty or guarantee as to the use of people, trademarks, logos, artwork or architecture depicted on such Files. Despite the fact that Housmedia makes all reasonable efforts to ensure the accurate descriptions of Files marked “Editorial Use Only,” Housmedia cannot guarantee the accuracy of such information.
You shall be responsible for using the File and obtaining appropriate licenses for its use. By uploading Files to the Site, Housmedia contributors (authors) guarantee and ensure that they have all necessary copyrights to them. Files on the Site are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. You assume all risks associated with the quality and the use of the File. Housmedia shall not be liable for any damages, expenses and losses incurred as a result of your use of File.
You agree to indemnify and hold Housmedia, its officers, employees, shareholders, directors, managers, members, and contributors harmless against any damages or liability of any kind arising from your use of the File or permitted derivative work. You further agree to indemnify Housmedia for all costs and expenses that Housmedia incurs in enforcing the terms of this Agreement.
You warrant and guarantee that you have the full right and authority to enter into this Agreement. If you do not have such a right and authority, all your Site activity will be considered a breach of this Agreement.
The validity, interpretation and enforcement of this Agreement, matters arising out of or related to performance or breach of this Agreement, and related matters shall be governed by the internal laws of the State of New York (without reference to choice of law doctrine). Any legal action or proceeding concerning the validity, interpretation and enforcement of this Agreement, matters arising out of or related to performance or breach of this Agreement, and related matters, shall be brought exclusively in the State or Federal courts located in the United States. All parties consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of those courts, waiving any objection to the propriety or convenience of such venues. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply to or otherwise affect this Agreement.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Housmedia with regard to the subject matter hereof. No waiver, consent, modification or change of terms of this Agreement shall bind Housmedia unless in writing signed by Housmedia. By entering into this Agreement, you waive terms set forth in any similar document that are in addition to or at variance with the terms of this Agreement. All such terms are considered by Housmedia as significant changes of this Agreement and are rejected. If you execute a separate agreement with Housmedia, concluded with a wet stamp, Housmedia has the right to change the list of permitted and forbidden ways of using the File. Any such changes will be described and recorded in the amended agreement; however, these changes will not be made to the common Agreement published on the Site.
If Housmedia commences any action or proceeding against you to enforce or interpret this Agreement, Housmedia shall not be liable for any fees, expenses and attorneys' fees (including all related costs and expenses), incurred in connection with such action or proceeding and in connection with obtaining and enforcing any judgment or order thereby obtained.
This Agreement and the rights and obligations hereunder, may not be assigned, in whole or in part by you, without the prior written consent of Housmedia, and any unauthorized assignment or transfer shall be prosecuted.
This Agreement and all related documents are written in English. Any translation hereof or of any versions in a language other than English shall be for convenience only. In the event of any discrepancy between this English version and any other version, the English version shall supersede.
Captions and headings contained in this Agreement have been included for ease of reference and convenience and shall not be considered in interpreting or construing this Agreement.
By downloading the File, you acknowledge that you have read this Agreement and agree with the other documents governing the work of the Site and the use of Files.
Depending on your billing address (indicated in your user profile), IP-address and other similar criteria, your invoices may be payable to one of the following Housmedia entities acting as the licensor hereunder:
By entering into this Agreement, you verify that information you provided to determine your country of residence or registration is complete, true and accurate.
BY ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT AND HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO SEEK INDEPENDENT LEGAL ADVICE PRIOR TO ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT. IN CONSIDERATION OF HOUSMEDIA AGREEING TO PROVIDE THE FILES, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT.
IN THE EVENT OF A BREACH OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, HOUSMEDIA RESERVES THE RIGHT (WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE) TO SUSPEND YOUR ACCOUNT AND RECALL LICENSES ON DOWNLOADED FILES.
IF YOU HAVE ANY DOUBTS AS TO WHETHER THE INTENDED FILE USE IS COVERED BY A CHOSEN LICENSE, PLEASE CONTACT OUR SUPPORT SERVICE FOR CLARIFICATION BEFORE DOWNLOADING ANY FILE.