Terms of Service

Terms of Service

This is a legally binding agreement between two parties (you and PublicDomainPhotography.com). These set terms of service are what grant you access to the website and allow you to use its contents.

Videos and photographs under the Creative Commons CC0 from PublicDomainPhotography.com shall be considered as content under this document. Photographs, drawings, and objects of similar characteristics shall be considered as Images while Videos will include animations and films, all moving images and footage or other audio/visual representations recorded in any format.

Revision and amendment of these terms of service are bound to be done without necessarily notifying you. By using PublicDomainPhotography.com, you accept to be bound by these conditions.

Using Images and Videos

Public Domain Photography releases photographs, graphics, and videos under Creative Commons CC0. Contributors to Public Domain Photography website content have released their copyrights and any other claims to the Images and Videos under law abiding terms. Credit and links back to Public Domain Photography website is not mandatory but is appreciated. Feel free to modify and use the content available for any suitable purposes without crediting the original owner or source.

Limitations:

  1. a) Public domain photography guidelines and the law do not allow the use of images and videos depicting identifiable persons for pornographic, unlawful or other immoral purposes. The media cannot also be used in a way that tarnishes the reputations of people or to endorse any objects and services by those persons, brands, organizations, etc.
  1. b) Public Domain Photography does not require a written Model Release for each Image or Video that shows identifiable people. As such we cannot guarantee that the content available will satisfy every purpose, you intend to use it for.

 

  1. c) Some content may be subject to additional rights and trademarks. The use of the described content may require the consent of a third party or the license of these rights. Public Domain Photography does not represent or make any warranties that it owns or licenses any of the mentioned, nor does it grant them.
  1. d) You may not redistribute contents from Public Domain Photography and utilize then on a similar or competing service, unless you have permission to do so from Public Domain Photography.

Uploading Images

Public Domain Photography reserves the right to screen any photographs or graphics you upload to the Website. The content will be screened upon upload to see if they meet the requirements suitable for distribution. Public Domain Photography does not accept any adult oriented images.

By uploading content to the website, you release artwork under Creative Commons CC0 into the public domain. This statue applies to all countries in the world. If this is considered legal, you grant anyone the right to use your content for any purpose without any restrictions unless stated by the law.

The responsibility of content you upload falls solely on you. You declare that all proprietary rights regarding the Image are under your name and you are obliged to obtain a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, and royalty-free Model and/or Property Release and/or any other permission necessary concerning the use of this work for any purpose, without any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law.

By using Public Domain Photography, you accept the condition that it doesn’t allow the submission of content that infringes on any violations of rights and trademarks.

By accepting these terms of service, one waivers the right to seek legal suits against public domain photography should the content you upload be misused or abused. Public domain photography does pledge to do its best to prevent this from happening.

Public domain photography reserves the right to delete any content on its platform if it is deemed to be defective, of poor quality, or in violation of any rights.

Termination

Public domain photography reserves the right to get rid of or suspend your account for any reason whatsoever. This includes without limitation breaching the TOS. Upon termination, your right to use the Website will immediately cease. You should take note that all this is possible without warning or liability.

Indemnification for Breach of terms

Any claims of any nature due to loss, damages, and expenses shall not be held against public domain photography. You also agree to indemnify and hold harmless Public Domain Photography from and against any and all claims filed by third parties arising out of your use of the Website.

Warranty and liability

The website provides the content “as is.” Public domain photography doesn’t offer any form of guarantee on the content provided. The accuracy of any information on any rights or licenses under this agreement does not represent or claim that the platform or its content will meet your requirements. It should also be noted that the use of contents under public domain photography will be sometimes interrupted and is not error free.

Public domain photography is not liable to incur any expense rising from a claim from you or a third party in regards to damages, costs and losses arising out of your use of the website or its content.

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