License

Introduction

This License Agreement outlines the terms and conditions under which ChiStockImages (“we”, “our”, or “us”) provides licensed royalty-free photos and images (“Images”) to you (“Licensee” or “you”). By purchasing, downloading, or using any Image from ChiStockImages, you agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement.

License Grant

  1. Royalty-Free License: We grant you a perpetual, non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide license to use the Images for any personal, commercial, or editorial projects, subject to the restrictions outlined in this Agreement.
  2. Allowed Uses:
    • Advertising and promotional projects, including printed materials, product packaging, presentations, film and video presentations, commercials, catalogues, brochures, promotional greeting cards, and promotional postcards (not for resale).
    • Digital use including websites, web advertisements, mobile advertisements, mobile apps, software, e-books, social media platforms, blogs, and presentations.
    • Publications and printed materials including magazines, newspapers, books, book covers, textbooks, editorials, and newsletters.
    • Personal use, such as personal art, screen backgrounds, and personal projects not intended for sale or distribution.
  3. Restrictions:
    • You may not use the Images in a way that is considered pornographic, obscene, illegal, defamatory, or in a manner that promotes discrimination.
    • Images cannot be used as part of a trademark, service mark, or logo.
    • Selling, redistributing, transferring, or licensing the Image(s) as standalone files or as part of any other product in a way that would allow for secondary reproduction or redistribution is strictly prohibited.
    • The Image(s) cannot be made available on a digital asset management system, shared drive, or the like for the purpose of exchanging, sharing, or otherwise distributing the Images.
  4. Special Restrictions for Merchandising and Retail: Use of Images on physical items for resale (including but not limited to clothing, artwork, magnets, posters, and mugs) requires an additional licensing agreement unless the item is intended for promotional use and will not be sold.

Intellectual Property Rights

All Images are the exclusive property of ChiStockImages or its content providers. The Images are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws and treaties. Your rights to use the Images are subject to this License Agreement and you do not acquire any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights in or to the Images.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless ChiStockImages and its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, costs, and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) arising out of or in connection with your use of any Images outside the scope of this Agreement.

Termination

This Agreement is effective until terminated. ChiStockImages reserves the right to terminate this Agreement at any time if you fail to comply with any of the terms outlined herein. Upon termination, you must immediately cease using the Images and delete or destroy all copies of the Images.

Miscellaneous

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and ChiStockImages concerning your use of the Images. No amendment to this Agreement will be effective unless made in writing and signed by both parties.

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