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Content License Agreement

Content License Agreement

Definitions

‘Company’ means Salam Stock, a company registered in Houston, Texas, USA and would include any related body corporate or associated with Salam Stock, also referred to as ‘our’, ‘us’, ‘we’;

‘Site’ refers to the website owned and operated by the Company, namely, www.salamstock.com and www.muslimphotography.com;

'Services' are those services offered by the Company to the users of the Site and registered Members;

‘Members’ are registered users who have an ‘Account’ with the Site for use of Membership Services.  Members may register either as ‘Buyers’ who can purchase files from the Content or as ‘Contributors’ who can publish Content on the Site for sale at accepted commission rates.  ‘Users’ are all those who utilize the Site in any way. ‘Content’ refers to those media files uploaded by Contributors or Company representatives to be sold on the Site.  Examples of Content are: photography, computer generated images, video, audio, illustration, vector imagery, etc.

‘Privacy Policy’ refers to the Company’s privacy policy available on the Site;

‘Terms and Conditions of Use’ means the terms and conditions that form the agreement between any user of the Site (including Members and non-Members) and the Company, that could be amended at any time, also referred to as ‘TAC.’

‘Contributors’ are those Members who upload Content to the Site in the form of photography, video, audio, or other files for use and sale on the Site.

 

Introduction

This text governs the terms, limits, and conditions by which all users, members, photographers, artists, and clients obtain rights to upload and/or use the files in the form of photography, drawings, illustrations, animations, video, and other types of media available on salamstock.com ('Site') by Salam Stock ('Company') and its Members.  This Content License Agreement (‘CLA’) is an addendum to the Terms and Conditions of Use (‘TAC’) found on the Site.  The TAC is an agreement that has been entered into by all persons who use the Site and all of those who become Members of the Site.  If there is any inconsistency between this CLA and TAC, the terms articulated in the CLA will govern.

By selecting the "I Agree" check-box during the Membership Sign-up process, uploading and/or downloading any Content on/from the Site, or your continued use of the Site, and  any other way signifying your acceptance, you accept the CLA either for yourself or on behalf of your employer or entity that is identifiable as the member account holder to the Site, and therefore you represent and warrant that you have full legal authority to bind yourself or your employer to the CLA, and to abide by its provisions.  Should you have no authority to represent another entity or should you disagree with the terms outlined in the CLA, do not accept the CLA and do not download any Content off of the Site and terminate your account. 

Any downloadable Content off the site will be subject to the CLA, and will be governed either by a Standard Royalty Free license (‘Standard License’) or an Extended License – both to be defined below.  Any uploaded Content is always governed by the Standard License by default, and Extended License types may be purchased to give more rights to a user who downloads such Content.  Options and provisions for an Extended License are dependent upon each particular file in the Site's Content as marked.  Should there be no license articulated upon your request to download Content, the corresponding downloaded Content will be subject to the Standard License.  Unless the activity is explicitly permitted by the Standard License that you have purchased or the Extended License that you have purchased, you may not do that activity or partake in that activity using downloaded Content.  All other rights to the Content, including copyright and other intellectual property rights, are to be retained by the respective owners of the Content, or by the Site in the event that the Site holds copyright ownership to such Content. 

 

Standard Royalty Free License Terms

Should you agree to download Standard Royalty Free Content, it grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable worldwide license to use in permissible ways defined in this section of the CLA, known as the Standard Royalty Free License or the Standard License.  Unless the activity is explicitly permitted by the Standard License, you may not do that activity or partake in that activity.  All other rights to the Content, including copyright and other intellectual property rights, are to be retained by the respective owners of the Content or the Site in the event that the Site holds copyright ownership to such Content.

 

Standard Royalty Free License: Use and Limitations

Content that you download under a Standard Royalty Free License may be used by you in applications and media not intended for sale or resale, such as prints, newspapers, editorials, newsletters, online publications, posters, advertising, or other reproductions for personal or promotional use, including commercials, printed materials, product packaging, video presentations, brochures, catalogs, cards, greeting cards, post cards. 

However, Standard License Content cannot be used for resale, re-license, or in any other way unless expressly permitted by the Site or the Company.  Under no circumstances may Standard License Content be rented, sub-licensed, re-sold, or lent to anyone else.  Anything that is designed for sale that incorporates Content from the Site is not allowed under the Standard License.  Examples of prohibited uses under the Standard License include, but is not limited to, t-shirts for sale, canvas for sale, calendars for sale, post cards for sale, web templates for sale, flash templates for sale, business card templates for sale, or any other type of template designed for sale.  Standard License Content may not be used as a part of a logo, trade-mark, trade-name, or business name.  Standard License Content may not be used for any pornographic, immoral, defamatory, or libelous in nature.  It is also prohibited to make the Standard License Content available on another website for download for free or for sale, including for news wire or syndication purposes.  Standard License Content may be used for online editorial use and blog use, though the Content’s width on such sites or blogs may not exceed 800 pixels.  Standard License Content may be used in prints not intended for sale, though the number of copies may not be in excess of 500,000 copies.  Standard License Content may not be distributed for free or for sale to news agencies, media outlets, or blogs.

In the event that any of the terms in the CLA or the Standard License are contravened, breached, or neglected, you agree to notify the Site and shall invoice you the fees associated with such excess use, and you thereby agree to pay the invoice within 30 days of receipt.

The Standard License is effective until terminated.  You may terminate your downloaded Content’s Standard License by completely destroying and deleting downloaded content, copies, or derivative works, and completely ceasing any use of the downloaded Content.

 

Extended License Types

Extended License types are available for some Content.  The amount of extended use made available by Extended Licenses depends upon what type of Extended License is purchased.  The types of Extended Licenses are below:

News Wire Service (Small) License - this Extended License type allows you to extend the usage of Standard License Content to use it for editorials, articles and periodicals intended for the purpose of free or for-sale distribution and/or syndication to other news organizations, media outlets, or blogs. Content provided to other such organizations may not exceed 800 pixels wide and/or tall and must provide a photo-credit to Salam Stock beneath the image and a corresponding clickable hyper-link to Salam Stock.

News Wire Service (Original Size) License - this Extended License type allows you to extend the usage of Standard License Content to use it for editorials, articles and periodicals intended for the purpose of free or for-sale distribution and/or syndication to other news organizations, media outlets, or blogs. There are no size restrictions for editorial use of Content purchased with this license. You must provide a photo-credit to Salam Stock beneath the image and a corresponding clickable hyper-link to Salam Stock.

Unlimited Multi-Seat – this Extended License type allows you to extend the usage of Standard Licensed Content to any number of persons with your organization or company that holds an account with the Site.

Unlimited Print Reproductions – this Extended License type extends the Standard License to an unlimited amount of printed copies.

Items for Resale (Limited run) – this Extended License type allows one (1) user the right to use the Content in posters, t-shirts, games, toys, greeting cards, mugs, mouse-pads, calendars, artwork that is designed and meant to be sold, not to exceed 10,000 such copies or items. As an example, this means that if 10,000 individuals buy your poster you would be required to purchase another “Items for Resale” Extended License in order to continue to sell your poster.

Electronic Items for Resale (Limited run) – this Extended License type allows one (1) user the right to utilize Content for use in HTML Web templates, WordPress templates, or Electronic Business Card templates that are designed and meant to be sold, not to exceed 10,000 copies.  As an example, this means that if 10,000 users download your web template you would be required to purchase another Electronic Items for Resale Extended License in order to continue to sell that your web template.

 

Copyright Infringement Policy

The TAC shall govern the Membership Agreement’s policy relating to copyright infringement.

 

Indemnification

The TAC shall govern the Membership Agreement’s policy relating to indemnification.

 

Disclaimer

The TAC shall govern the Membership Agreement’s disclaimer provisions.

 

Limitation of Liability

The TAC shall govern the Membership Agreement’s limitation of liability provisions.