Licensing

 

Photographer, Terry Chick, d.b.a www.naturepictures.net  offers four license agreements for downloading image files: Personal Use,  Layout and Planning Use, Online Use Only, and Print Use.


Personal Lifetime Use License

Photographer, Terry Chick, d.b.a. www.NaturePictures.net for payment received from Buyer grants Buyer a lifetime personal use license to use downloaded jpeg image file for personal use only. Personal use is defined as usage totally controlled by the person purchasing the personal use where no revenue is generated in any way by the user either through direct sales or from advertising use. Examples of personal use are personal website, screen saver, making prints for personal use, personal electronic devices, and other uses where the personal user has direct control of the use. Posting on social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and any website not totally controlled by the person purchasing a personal use is prohibited.

All rights to the downloaded files remain with the photographer. The downloaded files are provided “as is” with no warranties, express or implied.

Layout and Planning Use Only License

The purpose of this license is to assist art directors at the project design phase in determining whether an image will be used in the final product. Photographer, Terry Chick, d.b.a. www.NaturePictures.net for payment received from Buyer grants Buyer a, non-exclusive, multiple projects, Layout and Planning use license to download one maximum quality jpeg image file free of watermarks purchased from www.Naturepictures.net for an unspecified period of time. If a decision is made to publish the image file the appropriate image file license must be purchased from www.NaturePictures.net at the time that decision is made. A public use of the image without paying the appropriate license fee will be considered a copyright infringement.

Commercial Online Use Only Licenses

Commercial use is defined as any use of the downloaded  image file that contributes to the generation of income. Use is defined as the point of end use of the image not necessarily by who purchases the image. For example if an image is purchased by a small company working on a project for a larger company the end use would be with the larger company. Understanding the limited budgets available for online projects we have established four licenses based solely on gross annual revenue of the company using the image file.

Online Commercial Use License for end use Company with annual revenue less than $100,000.

Photographer, Terry Chick, d.b.a. www.NaturePictures.net for payment received from Buyer grants Buyer an unlimited, non-exclusive, worldwide online use license to download one jpeg file purchased from www.NaturePictures.net and use for an unlimited duration of time by a company with annual revenue less than $100,000. The online image may remain online for an unlimited duration of time.

Online Commercial Use License for end use Company with annual revenue between $100,000 and $500,000.

Photographer, Terry Chick, d.b.a. www.NaturePictures.net for payment received from Buyer grants Buyer an unlimited, non-exclusive, worldwide online usage license to download one jpeg file purchased from www.NaturePictures.net and use for an unlimited duration of time for a company with annual revenue between $100,000. and $500,000. The online image may remain online for an unlimited duration of time.

Online Commercial Use License for end use Company with annual revenue between $500,000 and $1,000,000.

Photographer, Terry Chick, d.b.a. www.NaturePictures.net for payment received from Buyer grants Buyer an unlimited, non-exclusive, worldwide online usage license to download one jpeg file purchased from www.NaturePictures.net and use for an unlimited duration of time for a company with annual revenue between $500,000. and $1,000,000. The online image may remain online for an unlimited duration of time.

Online Commercial Use License for end use Company with annual revenue greater than $1,000,000.

Photographer, Terry Chick, d.b.a. www.NaturePictures.net for payment received from Buyer grants Buyer an unlimited, non-exclusive, worldwide online usage license to download one jpeg file purchased from www.NaturePictures.net and use for an unlimited duration of time by a company with annual revenue greater than $1,000,000. The online image may remain online for an unlimited duration of time.

Commercial Print Use Licenses

Rights vary depending on the type of print use and whether the image is used inside or on the cover of the publication. With the purchase of a print use license unlimited digital use is included at no additional charge. Whenever possible it is requested photographer’s credit be displayed under the image in the form of © Terry Chick 2019 or within the publication. In all cases the downloaded files are provided “as is” with no warranties express or implied.

All advertising and product uses must be negotiated separately by contacting photos@naturepictures.net

Post Card or Greeting Card License

Photographer, Terry Chick, d.b.a. www.NaturePictures.net for payment received from Buyer grants Buyer a one year, non-exclusive, one time, worldwide post card or greeting card use license to download one maximum quality jpeg image file purchased from www.NaturePictures.net for a duration of one year from the download date. Advertising is not permitted. In all uses photographer credit must be displayed on the image in the form of © Terry Chick 2019 or on the back of the card. The downloaded files are provided “as is” with no warranties express or implied.

Calendar Usage License

Photographer, Terry Chick, d.b.a. www.NaturePictures.net for payment received from Buyer grants Buyer a non-exclusive, one time, worldwide calendar usage license to download a maximum quality jpeg image file purchased from www.NaturePictures.net to use once over a time period not to exceed one year from the download date for calendar usage. Advertising is not permitted. In all uses photographer credit must be displayed on the image in the form of © Terry Chick 2019 or on the calendar. The downloaded files are provided “as is” with no warranties express or implied.

Corporate Print and Online Usage License

Includes Unlimited Worldwide Online Usage License

Photographer, Terry Chick, d.b.a. www.NaturePictures.net for payment received from Buyer grants Buyer a one year non-exclusive, one time, corporate print usage license to download one file purchased from www.NaturePictures.net and use for a duration of one year from the download date for corporate annual report usage or corporate newsletter usage. Hard copy printed advertising is not permitted. Buyer is also granted a worldwide, unlimited online use license for the same downloaded image file. The online use may remain online for an unlimited duration of time. Photographer requests credit be displayed on the image in the form of © Terry Chick 2019, or within the publication.  The downloaded files are provided “as is” with no warranties express or implied.

Editorial Print and Online Usage License 

Includes Worldwide Unlimited Online Usage License

Publications with Circulations less than 500,000
Photographer, Terry Chick, d.b.a. www.NaturePictures.net for payment received from Buyer grants Buyer a one year, non-exclusive, one time, worldwide editorial usage license to download one maximum quality jpeg file purchased from www.NaturePictures.net and use for a duration of one year from the download date for editorial usage for publications with  monthly circulation less than 500,000. Hard copy printed advertising is not permitted. License includes unlimited, non-exclusive, worldwide online usage of the same downloaded image.  In all uses full credit must be displayed on the image in the form of © Terry Chick 2019 or within the publication. The downloaded files are provided “as is” with no warranties express or implied.

Editorial Print and Online Usage License

Includes a Worldwide Unlimited Online Editorial Usage License

Publications with Circulations greater than 500,000
Photographer, Terry Chick, d.b.a. www.NaturePictures.net for payment received from Buyer grants Buyer a one year, non-exclusive, one time usage, worldwide editorial use license to download one maximum quality jpeg file purchased from www.NaturePictures.net for a duration of one year from the download date for editorial usage for publications with  monthly circulation greater than 500,000. Hard copy printed advertising is not permitted. In all uses full credit must be displayed on the image in the form of © Terry Chick 2019 or within the publication. License includes unlimited, non-exclusive, worldwide online usage of the same downloaded image.  The downloaded files are provided “as is” with no warranties express or implied.

Printed Book and Online Unlimited  Time Duration Use License

Publications with Print Runs less than 500,000
Photographer, Terry Chick, d.b.a. www.NaturePictures.net for payment received from Buyer grants Buyer a non-exclusive, unlimited time duration, worldwide printed book and online book use license to download one maximum quality jpeg file purchased from www.NaturePictures.net for a company with a print run less than 500,000. Online images my remain online for an unlimited duration of time. Hard copy printed advertising is not permitted.  In all uses full credit must be displayed on the image in the form of © Terry Chick 2019, or within the book. The downloaded files are provided “as is” with no warranties express or implied.

Printed Book and Online Unlimited Time Duration Book Use License

Publications with Print Runs greater than 500,000
Photographer, Terry Chick, d.b.a. www.NaturePictures.net for payment received from Buyer grants Buyer a non-exclusive, unlimited time duration, worldwide printed book and online book use license to download one maximum quality jpeg file purchased from www.NaturePictures.net for a company with a print run over 500,000. Online images my remain online for an unlimited duration of time. Hard copy printed advertising is not permitted.  In all uses full credit must be displayed on the image in the form of © Terry Chick 2019, or within the book. The downloaded files are provided “as is” with no warranties express or implied.