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Terms and Conditions

PROPERTY RELEASE

The following is a legal agreement between you, as individual licensee (hereinafter as “you”) and Cheshire Studios and/or its affiliated and subsidiary entities acting as the licensor hereunder (hereinafter as “Cheshire Studios”), and determines terms and conditions under which you use photos, vector images, videos or other materials (hereinafter as “File” or “Files”) downloaded on the Cheshire Studios site (hereinafter as “Site”) or otherwise made available to you through Cheshire Studios. By downloading any File, you agree to be bound by the terms of this agreement (hereinafter as “Agreement”).

This is a single seat-license authorizing one natural person to access the account in order to license and use images.

Cheshire Studios reserves the right to make changes, additions, corrections and edits to this Agreement in separate parts or in whole at any time and you agree to be bound by such changes. Such changes are legitimate and effective from the moment of their publication. If, for whatever reason, you disagree with this Agreement and do not accept its terms, you may not enter the Site and use its resources.

1. General Provisions

Subject to the terms and conditions herein, Cheshire Studios 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 but does 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 Cheshire Studios and/or the contributor of the File. Additionally, Cheshire Studios shall grant you the right to download and use watermarked sample free of charge solely for the purpose of evaluation and testing of the image prior to purchase.

2. The Standard License

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).

Terms:

The quantity of website visitors: Unlimited
The quantity of copies or impressions: Up to 500,000
The quantity of copies or displays for electronic use: Unlimited
The maximum allowed size (resolution) of the unmodified File for electronic use: Unlimited
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): Allowed
Creation of Items for Resale or Items for Free Distribution where the File plays a minor role in the item: Allowed
Creation of Items for Resale or Items for Free Distribution where the File plays a major role in the item and adds value to it: Prohibited

Examples of permitted use:

Digital 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; personal use; etc.
Printed 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.

3. 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;
Create conditions under which the File may be extracted from a product;
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, or trademark;
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.


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, Cheshire Studios reserves the right to recall your license of any File you have used in a manner considered as copyright infringement.

4. Seat Restrictions

The Standard license is a single seat license. A single-seat license authorizes only one (1) person (user) to download and use Files. However, you are allowed to transfer materials or derivative work containing Files to third parties for reproduction within the scope of the permitted uses, provided they don’t receive any additional rights to the Files and cannot access the Files or extract them from materials you provided.
Simultaneous use of the same account on the Site by multiple users is not allowed. Each user who desires to access the Site must have his/her own account.

5. Duration of the agreement

Your rights to use the File are subject to this Agreement, and you shall enter into this Agreement after having downloaded any File. You have the right to use the downloaded File provided that there are no any overdue payments, chargebacks or returned payments by credit card or check on your account. If your account becomes overdue, you shall lose rights to use the downloaded File until the overdue balance is paid in full, and you must stop using the File or any derivative work and take all necessary efforts to stop using them until the overdue balance is paid in full. In addition, you shall reimburse Cheshire Studios for all reasonable expenses (including attorneys' fees) incurred in the collection of the overdue payments. Cheshire Studios reserves the right to revoke or modify any license granted by this Agreement or replace any File with a similar/alternative one for any reason.

6. Warranties and indemnification

Cheshire Studios 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.
You shall be responsible for using the File and obtaining appropriate licenses for its use. By uploading Files to the Site, Cheshire Studios contributors (authors) guarantee and ensure that they have all necessary copyrights to them. Cheshire Studios is an authorized agent, which distributes and licenses Files uploaded by contributors.
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. Cheshire Studios 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 Cheshire Studios, 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 Cheshire Studios for all costs and expenses that Cheshire Studios incurs in enforcing the terms of this Agreement.
Cheshire Studios’ total maximum aggregate obligation and liability for all claims shall be limited to Five Thousand United States Dollars (USD $5,000).

7. Miscellaneous

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.

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Cheshire Studios with regard to the subject matter hereof. No waiver, consent, modification or change of terms of this Agreement shall bind Cheshire Studios unless in writing signed by Cheshire Studios. 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.

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.


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 CHESHIRE STUDIOS 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, CHESHIRE STUDIOS 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.

Effective May 26, 2019

Cheshire Studios
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