Stock Photo license

This is a license agreement between you and Aaron Miller Illustration that explains how you can use photos that you license from Aaron Miller Illustration. By downloading content, you accept the terms of this agreement.

  1. How can I use licensed content?
    You may use content in any way that is not restricted (see Restricted Uses below). Subject to those restrictions and the rest of the terms of this agreement, the rights granted to you by Aaron Miller Illustration are:

    • Perpetual, meaning there is no expiration or end date on your rights to use the content. 

    • Non-exclusive, meaning that you do not have exclusive rights to use the content. Aaron Miller Illustration can license the same content to other customers.

    • Unlimited, meaning you can use the content in an unlimited number of projects and in any media.

  2. For purposes of this agreement, "use" means to copy, reproduce, modify, edit, synchronize, perform, display, broadcast, publish, or otherwise make use of.

  3. Examples of how you can use licensed content include: websites; blog posts; social media; advertisements; marketing campaigns; corporate presentations; newspapers; magazines; books; film and television productions; web and mobile applications; product packaging.
    Please make sure you read the Restricted Uses section below for exceptions.

  4. Restricted Uses

    • No Unlawful Use. You may not use content in a pornographic, defamatory or other unlawful manner.

    • No “As Is” Standalone File Use. You may not use content in any way that allows others to download, extract, or redistribute content as a standalone file (meaning just the content file itself, separate from the project or end use).

    • No Use in Trademark or Logo. You may not use content as part of a trademark, design mark, tradename, business name, service mark, or logo.

    • Sensitive Use Disclaimer Required. If you use content that features models or property in connection with a subject that would be unflattering or unduly controversial to a reasonable person (for example, sexually transmitted diseases), you must indicate: (1) that the content is being used for illustrative purposes only, and (2) any person depicted in the content is a model. For example, you could say: "Stock photo. Posed by model." No disclaimer is required for "editorial use only" content that is used in an editorial manner.

    • No False Representation of Authorship. You may not falsely represent that you are the original creator of a work that is made up largely of licensed content. For instance, you cannot create a painting based solely on licensed content and claim that you are the author.

    • Restricted Uses - unless extended license purchased. 

    • No “As Is” Products for Resale. Unless you purchase an extended license, you may not use content in connection with any goods or services intended for resale or distribution where the primary value lies in the content itself including, without limitation, cards, stationery items, paper products, calendars, apparel items, posters (printed on paper, canvas, or any other media), DVDs, mobile applications or other items for resale, license or other distribution for profit. This includes "on demand" products (meaning products in which content is selected by a third party for customization on such product on a made-to-order basis), including, without limitation, postcards, mugs, t-shirts, posters and other items (this includes the sale of products through custom designed websites, as well as sites such as zazzle.com and cafepress.com)

    • No Electronic Templates. Unless you purchase an extended license, you may not use content in electronic or digital templates intended for resale or other distribution (for example, website templates, business card templates, electronic greeting card templates, brochure design templates).

  5. Who, besides me, can use the licensed content?
    The rights granted to you are non-transferable and non-sublicensable, meaning that you cannot transfer or sublicense them to anyone else. There are two exceptions:

    • of your employer or client, then your employer or client can use the content. In that case, you represent and warrant that you have full legal authority to bind your employer or client to the terms of this agreement. If you do not have that authority, then your employer or client may not use the content.

    • Subcontractors. You may allow subcontractors (for example, your printer or mailing house) or distributors to use content in any production or distribution process related to your final project or end use. These subcontractors and distributors may not use the content for any other purpose.

    • Intellectual property rights

  6. Intellectual property rights

    • Who owns the content?
      All of the licensed content is owned by either Aaron Miller Illustration or the artists who supply the content. All rights not expressly granted in this agreement are reserved by Aaron Miller Illustration and the content suppliers.

    • Attribution.

      • Do I need to include a photo credit for “As Is” use? You do not need to include a photo credit for commercial use, but if you are using content for editorial purposes, you must include the following credit adjacent to the content or in visual production credits: "Aaron Miller Illustration."

      • Do I need to include a video credit? Yes, if technically feasible, you must include the following credit in visual productions: "Aaron Miller Illustration."