Image Usage Licenses

Royalty-Free Image Usage License Terms:

Sample only. Not valid until purchase is completed.

THIS IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU (”LICENSEE”) AND SUSAN SCHMITZ, owner of A DOG’S LIFE PHOTOGRAPHY, LLC, also DBA A WILD LIFE PHOTOGRAPHY in regards to all images licensed by A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC. Your right to reproduce an image(s) is subject to the terms, conditions, and restrictions set forth in this agreement and is conditioned upon your full payment of the license fee prior to your reproduction of the image(s). By using this site you agree to these terms.

If you are entering into this Agreement on behalf of your employer, the License granted and the restrictions and limitations on the use of the images set forth below apply to your employer as well as to you as a representative of your employer. Should you cease working for your employer, your employer may continue to use the images under the terms of this Agreement.

1. LICENSE USE 
A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC grants you, and your employer if you are licensing image(s) on behalf of your employer, a non-transferable, non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual License to store, reproduce and use the specific photographic image(s) that you have purchased during this transaction for your own commercial or non-commercial use, other than those uses specifically restricted herein.

(A) REPRODUCTION RIGHTS GRANTED. You have the right to use the royalty-free image(s) for the following:

STANDARD IMAGE USAGE LICENSE:
i: You may use the image(s) in any print or electronic advertising, editorial or corporate project. Projects such as; magazine and newspaper advertising, editorial books, catalogs, newsletters, brochures, reports, disposable packaging, book covers, textbooks, point of purchase, websites, personal use and billboards on a worldwide basis in perpetuity granted that there are no greater than 500,000 reproductions and/or impressions of the image in the aggregate. Broadcast media using television is not allowed under this contract.

ii: You may back up, copy, or archive the image(s) as is necessary for your own personal use, and only as is necessary for that use. Any copy or archive you make must include the image(s) copyright information.

ENHANCED IMAGE USAGE LICENSE:

i. In any manner permitted under a standard image usage license without any limit to the total number of reproductions and or impressions.

ii. Incorporated into merchandise that is intended for resale such as greeting cards, calendars, t-shirts, wall art and similar applications, provided that such merchandise, provided that the image is embedded onto a material along with other functional elements and is not sold as a standalone image.

iii. Incorporated as elements of digital templates for sale or distribution

iv. Incorporated into a logo design

For any other use not specified in the terms above, please contact us at info@adogslifephoto.com to discuss the terms.

(B) RIGHTS SPECIFICALLY NOT GRANTED TO YOU. You may not use any royalty-free image(s) for any of the following:
i: You may not use the image(s) in a down-loadable database where you are giving permission to others or implying to others that they may use, download or copy the image(s).

ii: You may not use the image(s) in connection with any potentially sensitive issue including, but not limited to, sex, reproduction rights, physical or mental challenges or substance abuse.

iii: You may not use the image(s) to directly or indirectly imply an endorsement or affiliation with individuals, products or entities that have not expressly authorized such usage.

iv: You may not use the image(s) in a way that may be considered defamatory, libelous, pornographic, obscene, immoral, fraudulent or to defame or disparage, directly or indirectly, any person, product or entity or any other unlawful use. v: You may not sell, give or transfer the image(s) to a third party.

2. COPYRIGHT
All image(s) are copyrighted. A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC owns all rights to the image(s). All rights not specifically granted to you by the use license/invoice are reserved.

 

3. OWNERSHIP 
Ownership of the image(s) always remains with A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC. Recipient does not acquire any right, title, or interest in or to any image(s) by the receipt of an electronic file or print of an image(s) or by the granting of the license to reproduce an image(s). Full credit and copyright information must remain with the image(s) file.

4. NON-TRANSFERABLE
Any rights we grant to you for image(s) from this site are non-transferable.  You may not re-sell, rent, loan, give, sub-license or otherwise transfer to anyone the image(s) or the right to reproduce the image(s) (except insofar as it has been incorporated by you into one of the permitted uses outlined in the License Agreement/Invoiced and nothing you produce shall grant or purport to grant to any third party a right to reproduce or duplicate the image(s). You agree to take all commercially reasonable steps to prevent third parties from reproducing, duplicating, or distributing the image(s). 


5. INDEMNIFICATION
You agree to hold A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC and the photographer harmless from all claims and/or damages or liability or any kind arising from any reproduction or use of the image(s) or this website, including defamatory use. A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC gives no rights or warranties with respect to the use of names, trademark, logo types, registered or copyrighted designs or works of art depicted in any picture, and the client must satisfy himself that all necessary rights, consents or permission as may be required for reproduction are secured. You agree that you will not use the images for any unlawful purpose, or to defame any person, or to violate any person’s right of privacy or publicity, or to infringe upon any trade name, trademark or service mark or any entity.

6. WARRANTY & LIMITATION OF LIABILITY 
A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC does not warrant that the digital delivery will be uninterrupted, error free or compatible with any computer hardware or other equipment, operating system or software program. A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC makes no warranty, either express or implied, including without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. Under no circumstances will A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC or the owner of the images be liable to you for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect or punitive damages as a result of the use of this site or from your access or use of the images on this site. In any event, the limit of liability of the copyright owner of the image and agent shall be the fee paid for the image to agent.

7. RELEASES 
You can assume that images marked “MR” (model release on file) &/or “PR” (property release on file) are released. However, no model releases or other releases exist on any images unless the existence of such release is specified in writing by A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC. Recipient shall indemnify A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC against all claims arising out of the use of any images where the existence of such release has not been specified in writing by A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC. In any event, the limit of liability of A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC shall be the sum paid to it per the invoice for the use of the particular photograph involved. User will hold A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC harmless from all claims for the use of the images, including defamatory use. A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC gives no rights or warranties with respect to the use of names, trademark, logotypes, registered or copyrighted designs or works of art depicted in any picture, and the client must satisfy himself that all necessary rights, consents or permission as may be required for reproduction are secured.

8. TERM AND TERMINATION
(A) The License granted under this agreement remains in force until terminated.

(B) Your permission to use the Images will terminate automatically if you fail to comply with any term of this agreement. The agreement will also terminate without further action or notice by us if you become bankrupt, go into liquidation, suffer or make any winding-up petition, make an arrangement with your creditors, have an administrator, administrative receiver or receiver appointed or suffer or file any similar action in any jurisdiction in consequence of any debt.

(C) Upon termination of this agreement for any reason you will destroy the Images together with any copies in any form, including copies on your hard and back-up disks, in your possession or control. You will provide us with written confirmation of such destruction from an authorized officer of your company or personally from an individual. Any use of any copies of the Images after termination of the License is unlawful.

9. PHOTO CREDIT AND SAMPLES 
Images used editorially must bear a credit line which must follow this format: © YEAR, A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC. Should you fail to show our copyright notice as outlined above, the use fee will be doubled. No photo credit is needed when used for advertising purposes.


10. CANCELLATION POLICY 
Once an image has been delivered electronically, there are no refunds or cancellations. You authorize A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC to charge you for the selection of image(s) and accept the terms stated within this License Agreement upon ordering the image(s).

11. PAYMENT
Your use of the image(s) is predicated on the payment in full for the use of the image(s). Should you use an image(s) and not make full payment, you are in violation of U.S. copyright law and subject to penalties. In such a case, A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC may use all legal means to collect damages. Unless you pay by Credit Card, all invoices are due upon receipt. A finance charge of 2% per month will be applied on any balances unpaid after thirty (30) days.

12. UNAUTHORIZED USE OR RETROACTIVE LICENSE FEE
Since it is difficult to determine damages resulting from unauthorized usage, in the event you utilize and image other than specified in the use license or on the invoice, we agree to forego our right to sue you for copyright infringement and you agree to pay, as liquidated damages, a retroactive license equal to ten (10) times the normal price we would have charged for such unauthorized use within ten (10) days of our billing such fee.  If you fail to timely make such payment, this liquidated damage provision shall be void and we shall have the right to sue for copyright infringement and/or breach of contract, for which we will seek damages and remedies available, including attorney’s fees and all associated costs. 

Additional rights may be available. If you are unsure of your rights under this agreement, or if you wish to use an image(s) in a manner not permitted under this agreement, please contact A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC by phone at 602-535-2444.


This contract contains all the terms of the agreement between you and A Dog’s Life Photography, LLC concerning transmission, delivery and licensing images, and no term or conditions may be added or deleted unless made in writing and signed by both of us.

By downloading your images, you agree to these terms.

 

 

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