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Ownership of this Website and Images
This website is owned and operated by Snowshoe Media. All elements of the site, including the content and the general design are protected by US and international laws relating to intellectual property. The copyrights to the images on the Snowshoe Media site are owned by Snowshoe Media. The images on this site may only be used as outlined under “Permitted Usage” below. It is illegal to copy or reproduce these images beyond the “Permitted Usage,” including use on other web sites without the prior written consent of Snowshoe Media. It is illegal to use any portion of our images as reference for another photograph, illustration or derivative work in any form.
Comp Use: Snowshoe Media grants you a personal, nontransferable, nonexclusive right to copy the images you have selected onto your computer hard drive and to use the image(s) and any derivative works or copies on one computer and with one user at a time only in the United States. The Images may only be copied, modified and incorporated in materials for sample use including comprehensive layouts (“comp use”). The images may not be used in any final materials distributed internally or to the public. All other rights are reserved to Snowshoe Media. You must contact Snowshoe Media (by email: [email protected], by phone: 907.746.0458) to obtain a license for additional use.
Other than the above comp use, images may not be used in any way, until an invoice indicating User’s right to use same is paid in full.
Only upon payment, Snowshoe Media grants you the non-exclusive right to use the images. For exclusive use of Snowshoe Media images (a Rights Managed Image), please contact us for a quote. Fees assessed for your use of Rights Managed Images depends on the nature of the rights granted. No images may be used without proper payment.
The following uses are prohibited:
Use of the image beyond the terms of the limited license agreement without first obtaining an additional license, including any electronic reproduction or promotional rights.
Create any derivative use of an image unless indicated on the invoice.
Use of the image in a manner that is defamatory, pornographic or obscene, whether directly or in context or juxtaposition with specific subject matter.
Use of the image in any way that violates a depicted person’s right of privacy or publicity, or to infringe on any trade name, trademark or service mark.
Archive, republish or transmit any images on any database without Snowshoe Media’s prior written consent.
Copy or publish any of the images to a network or bulletin board, or otherwise distribute or allow any of the images to be distributed to or used by anyone other than the authorized users, without prior written consent from Snowshoe Media.
Sublicense, re-license, rent or lease any of the images.
Use of the images to promote a business that sells or licenses photographic images, or otherwise competes with Snowshoe Media in any manner.
Images used editorially should bear a credit line as indicated by “Snowshoe Media” or “Cheryl Ess.”
Time is of the essence in the performance by User of its obligations for payments.
Payment of the invoice herein is to be upon receipt. Any claims for adjustment or rejection of terms must be made to Snowshoe Media within ten (10) days after receipt of invoice.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Once a Royalty-Free image has been downloaded there are no refunds or cancellations. You authorize Snowshoe Media to charge you for the selection of image(s) and accept the terms stated within this agreement upon ordering the images.
For Rights-Managed licenses, if Snowshoe Media receives your request in writing to cancel the license within thirty (30) days of the date of downloading or otherwise taking delivery of the image(s), Snowshoe Media may cancel this license agreement and issue a credit to your account or credit card equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the license fee. No refunds or cancellations will be accepted after thirty (30) days.
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