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Books/Tablet Photo (178122356/Photos.com): ORDER# 12907292 (11/27/13)
Photos.com Image Pack License Agreement
Last Updated February 2013
THIS IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT (THE "AGREEMENT") BETWEEN LICENSEE, PURCHASER (IF ANY) AND AN AFFILIATE OF GETTY IMAGES, INC. THE AFFILIATE OF GETTY IMAGES, AS IDENTIFIED IN SECTION 10.9 BELOW WILL BE THE PARTY ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT ("PHOTOS.COM") WITH LICENSEE. THIS AGREEMENT APPLIES TO SINGLE IMAGE LICENSES ISSUED VIA THE WEB AND VIA LOCAL SALES REPRESENTATIVES, AND IS APPLICABLE TO ONLINE, DIGITAL AND ANALOG (PHYSICAL) DELIVERY OF LICENSED MATERIAL. THIS AGREEMENT DOES NOT APPLY TO IMAGES OBTAINED THROUGH ANY SUBSCRIPTION PURCHASED FROM PHOTOS.COM. BY ORDERING A LICENSE, LICENSEE AND, IF APPLICABLE, PURCHASER, IS CONFIRMING THAT IT HAS CAPACITY TO FORM A CONTRACT UNDER ITS LOCAL LAWS.
1. Definitions. In this Agreement the following definitions apply:
1.1 "Invoice" means the computer-generated or pre-printed standard form invoice provided by Photos.com that shall include, without limitation, the Photos.com licensing company, the Licensed Material selected and the corresponding price for the license of such Licensed Material ("License Fee"). The Invoice shall be incorporated into this Agreement and all references to the Agreement shall include the Invoice.
1.2 "Licensed Material" means any still image, film or video footage, audio product, visual representation generated optically, electronically, digitally or by any other means, including any negatives, transparencies, film imprints, prints, original digital files, or any copies thereof, or any other product protected by copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property right, which is licensed to Licensee by Photos.com under the terms of this Agreement. Any reference in this Agreement to the Licensed Material shall be to each individual item within the Licensed Material and also to the Licensed Material as a whole.
1.3 "Licensee" means the entity purchasing a license hereunder or, if there is a separate Purchaser, the entity specifically designated as Licensee during the purchase process and set forth as such in the Invoice.
1.4 "Licensee Work" means an end product or service that has been created by or on behalf of Licensee using independent skill and effort and that incorporates a Reproduction of the Licensed Material as well as other material.
1.5 "Purchaser" means the entity purchasing the license hereunder on behalf of a third-party Licensee.
1.6 "Reproduction" and "Reproduce" mean any form of copying or publication of the whole or a part of any Licensed Material, via any medium and by whatever means, the distortion, alteration, cropping or manipulation of the whole or any part of the Licensed Material, and the creation of any derivative work from, or that incorporates, the Licensed Material.
1.7 "User" means any employee or subcontractor of Licensee who: (i) downloads, manipulates, edits, modifies or saves the digital file containing the Licensed Material; (ii) is otherwise directly involved in the creative process utilizing the Licensed Material; or (iii) incorporates the Licensed Material within any derivative work.
2. Grant of Rights. Subject to the terms of this Agreement:
2.1 Photos.com grants to Licensee a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, worldwide right to Reproduce the Licensed Material identified in the Invoice an unlimited number of times in any and all media for all purposes other than those uses prohibited under Section 3 of this Agreement, All Licensed Material licensed through an image pack must be downloaded within one year of the date of purchase, but may be used at any time.
2.2 Licensee may have the Licensed Material Reproduced by subcontractors of Licensee (including Purchaser) for preparation of the Licensee Work, provided that such subcontractors agree to abide by the provisions of this Agreement.
2.3 Licensee may not store the Licensed Material in a digital library, network configuration or similar arrangement. Licensee must purchase additional seat licenses if there is more than one (1) User before such additional use begins.
3.1 \ Licensee may not: (i) make the Licensed Material available (separate from the Licensee Work) in any medium accessible by persons other than the authorized User; or (ii) make the Licensed Material available in a manner intended to allow or invite a third party to download, extract, redistribute or access the Licensed Material as a standalone file.
3.2 Licensee may not, without obtaining the prior written consent of Photos.com and the payment of additional License Fees: (i) use the Licensed Material in any posters (printed on paper, canvas or any other media) or other items for resale, license or other distribution for profit; (ii) include the Licensed Material in an electronic template intended to be Reproduced by third parties on electronic or printed products; (iii) use or display the Licensed Material on websites or in any other medium designed to induce or involving the sale, license or other distribution of "on demand" products, including, without limitation, postcards, mugs, t-shirts, calendars, posters, screensavers or wallpapers on mobile telephones, or similar items; (iv) sub-license, re-sell, rent, lend, assign, gift or otherwise transfer or distribute the Licensed Material or the rights granted under this Agreement; (v) Reproduce a single item of Licensed Material or an element of such Licensed Material, in excess of 500,000 times per use of Licensed Material; (vi) display the Licensed Material in any digital format or for any digital use at a resolution greater than 72 dpi, except in editorial or preliminary design work; (vii) use or display the Licensed Material in an electronic format that enables it to be downloaded or distributed via mobile devices or shared in any peer-to-peer or similar file sharing arrangement.
3.3 \ Licensee may not falsely represent, expressly or impliedly, that Licensee is the original creator of a visual work that derives a substantial part of its artistic components from the Licensed Material, nor may it make the Licensed Material available in the form of fine art prints.
3.4 Licensed Material shall not be incorporated into a logo, corporate ID, trademark or service mark, without obtaining the prior written consent of Photos.com.
3.5 If any Licensed Material featuring a model or property is used in connection with a subject that would be unflattering or unduly controversial to a reasonable person, Licensee must accompany each such use with a statement that indicates that: (i) the Licensed Material is being used for illustrative purposes only; and (ii) any person depicted in the Licensed Material, if any, is a model.
3.6 \ Pornographic, defamatory or otherwise unlawful use of Licensed Material is strictly prohibited, whether directly or in context or juxtaposition with other material or subject matter. Licensee shall also comply with any applicable regulations and/or industry codes.
3.7 While efforts have been made to correctly caption the subject matter of, and to provide other information (including metadata) related to, the Licensed Material, Photos.com does not warrant the accuracy of such information.
3.8 Where Purchaser is licensing Licensed Material on behalf of a Licensee, Purchaser hereby represents and warrants that: (i) Purchaser is authorized to act as an agent on behalf of Licensee and has full power and authority to bind Licensee to this Agreement; and (ii) if Licensee subsequently disputes such power or authority, Purchaser shall be liable for any failure of Licensee to comply with the terms of this Agreement. Nothing in this Section 3.8 shall excuse Purchaser's obligation to make payment to Photos.com of the License Fee.
3.9 If the Licensed Material is Reproduced on a website, Licensee shall post terms and conditions on the website that include restrictions on downloading the Licensed Material for purposes other than personal use, and prohibit republication, retransmission, reproduction or other use of the Licensed Material.
3.10 If the Licensed Material is Reproduced on a social media platform or other third party website, (i) the rights granted herein shall automatically be revoked in the event that the platform or website seeks to exploit purported rights to the Licensed Material contrary to the terms of this Agreement, and (ii) in such event, upon Getty Images’ request, Licensee shall remove any Licensed Material from such platform or website.
4. Credit and Intellectual Property.
4.1 Copyright. No ownership or copyright in any Licensed Material shall pass to Licensee by the issuance of the license contained in this Agreement. Except as expressly stated in this Agreement, Photos.com grants Licensee no right or license, express or implied, to the Licensed Material.
4.2 Trademarks. In connection with the use of "Photos.com" or any other of Photos.com's or its partners' trade names, trademarks, logos or service marks, including the names of all Licensed Material collections ("Marks"), Licensee acknowledges and agrees that (i) such Marks are and shall remain the sole property of Photos.com or its partners; (ii) except as expressly required in order to satisfy the credit obligations under this Agreement, nothing shall confer upon Licensee any right of use in or to the Marks; and (iii) Licensee shall not now or in the future contest the validity of Photos.com's Marks.
4.3 \ Photo Credit. All Licensed Material used in an editorial context, must include the following credit line adjacent to the Licensed Material: "[Photographer's Name]/[Collection Name]/Photos.com" or as otherwise shown on the Photos.com website. If Licensee omits the credit, an additional fee in an amount up to one hundred percent (100%) of the License Fee may be payable by Licensee, at Photos.com's sole discretion. The foregoing fee shall be in addition to any other rights or remedies that Photos.com may have at law or in equity.
4.4 Audio/Visual Production Credit. If Licensed Material is used in an audio/visual production in either an editorial context or a non-editorial context but where credits are accorded to other providers of licensed material, credit shall be accorded, where technically feasible, in equal size and comparable placement to such other credit(s), substantially in the following form: "[Video] [Imagery] supplied by [Collection Name]/Photos.com".
4.5 Notice of Violations. Licensee will immediately notify Photos.com if it becomes aware or suspects that any third party that has gained access to the Licensed Material through Licensee is wrongfully using the Licensed Material, in whole or in part, or is violating any of Photos.com's intellectual property rights, including, but not limited to, Marks and copyrights.
5. Warranty and Limitation of Liability.
5.1 Photos.com warrants that: (i) the Licensed Material will be free from defects in material and workmanship for thirty (30) days from delivery (Licensee's sole and exclusive remedy for a breach of this warranty being the replacement of the Licensed Material); and (ii) it has all necessary rights and authority to enter into and perform this AgreementLicensee shall be responsible for payment of any amounts that may be due under, and compliance with any other terms of, any applicable collective bargaining agreement(s) (such as Screen Actors Guild in the US) as a result of Licensee's use of the Licensed Material.
5.2PHOTOS.COM DOES NOT MAKE ANY OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE LICENSED MATERIAL OR ITS DELIVERY SYSTEMS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. PHOTOS.COM SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO LICENSEE OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR OTHER SIMILAR DAMAGES, COSTS OR LOSSES ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT, EVEN IF PHOTOS.COM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, COSTS OR LOSSES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR LIABILITY FOR CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF DAMAGES.
6. Indemnification.Licensee shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless Photos.com and its parent, subsidiaries , commonly owned or controlled affiliates, content providers and their respective officers, directors and employees from all damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable outside attorneys' fees), arising out of or as a result of claims by third parties relating to Licensee's use of any Licensed Material outside the scope of this Agreement or any other actual or alleged breach by Licensee of this Agreement.
7. Condition of Licensed Material. Licensee should examine all Licensed Material for possible defects (whether digital or otherwise) before sending any Licensed Material for Reproduction. Without prejudice to Section 5.1(i) above, Photos.com shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by Licensee or any third party, whether directly or indirectly, arising from any alleged or actual defect in any Licensed Material or its caption or in any way from its Reproduction.
8. Electronic Invoicing; Interest on Overdue Invoices. Licensee and Purchase agree to receive invoices from Photos.com electronically via the email address associated with Licensee’s and/or Purchaser’s Photos.com account. If Licensee fails to pay the Invoice in full within the time specified in the Invoice, Photos.com may add a service charge of one-and-one-half percent (1.5%) per month, or such lesser amount as is allowed by law, on any unpaid balance until payment is received.
9. Unauthorized Use and Termination. Any use of Licensed Material in a manner not expressly authorized by this Agreement (including, without limitation, use of Licensed Material by more than a single User without purchase of additional seat licenses) constitutes copyright infringement, entitling Photos.com to exercise all rights and remedies available to it under copyright laws around the world. Licensee shall be responsible for any damages resulting from any such copyright infringement, including any claims by a third party. In addition and without prejudice to Photos.com's other remedies under this Agreement, Photos.com reserves the right to charge and Licensee agrees to pay a fee equal to five (5) times Photos.com's standard license fee for the unauthorized use of the Licensed Material. Photos.com reserves the right to terminate this Agreement in the event Licensee: (i) enters the Agreement after having received notice of unauthorized use from Photos.com relating to the Licensed Material; (ii) fails to pay the License Fee in full within the time specified in the Invoice; or (iii) otherwise breaches the terms of this Agreement. Upon termination, Licensee must immediately (I) stop using the Licensed Material; and (II) destroy or, upon the request of Photos.com, return to Photos.com the Licensed Material and, in the case of termination by Photos.com for cause, the Licensee Work in the possession or control of Licensee.
10. Miscellaneous Terms.
10.1 Audit/Certificate of Compliance.Upon reasonable notice, Licensee shall provide sample copies of Reproductions containing Licensed Material to Photos.com. In addition, upon reasonable notice, Photos.com may, at its discretion, either through its own employees or through a third party, audit Licensee's records directly related to this Agreement and use of Licensed Material in order to verify compliance with the terms of this Agreement. If any such audit reveals an underpayment by Licensee to Photos.com of five percent (5%) or more of the amount Licensee should have paid for the time period that is the subject of the audit, in addition to paying Photos.com the amount of such underpayment, Licensee shall also reimburse Photos.com for the costs of conducting such audit. Where Photos.com reasonably believes that Licensed Material is being used by more than a single User, or that Licensed Material is being used outside of the scope of the license granted under this Agreement, Licensee shall, at Photos.com's request, provide a certificate of compliance signed by an officer of Licensee, in a form to be approved by Photos.com.
10.2 Electronic Storage. For all Licensed Material that is delivered to Licensee in electronic form, Licensee must retain the copyright symbol, the name of Photos.com, the Licensed Material's identification number and any other information as may be embedded in the electronic file containing the original Licensed Material. Licensee shall maintain a robust firewall to safeguard against unauthorized third-party access to the Licensed Material.
10.3 Withdrawal. Upon notice from Photos.com, or upon Licensee's knowledge that any Licensed Material may be subject to a claim of infringement of another's right for which Photos.com may be liable, Photos.com may require Licensee to immediately and at its own expense (i) stop using the Licensed Material; (ii) delete or remove the Licensed Material from its premises, computer systems and storage (electronic or physical); and (iii) ensure that its clients do likewise. Photos.com shall provide Licensee with comparable Licensed Material (which comparability will be determined by Photos.com in its reasonable commercial judgment) free of charge, but subject to the other terms and conditions of this Agreement.
10.4 Governing Law. This Agreement will be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A., without reference to its laws relating to conflicts of law. Any disputes arising from this Agreement or its enforceability shall be finally settled by binding arbitration by a single arbitrator selected using the rules and procedures for arbitrator selection under the Commercial Rules of the American Arbitration Association ("AAA") or of the International Chamber of Commerce ("ICC") (the applicable rules to be at Licensee’s discretion) to be held in one of the following jurisdictions (whichever is closest to Licensee): Seattle, Washington; New York, New York; Los Angeles, California; London, England; Paris, France; Frankfurt, Germany; Tokyo, Japan; or Singapore. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not govern this Agreement. The prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its reasonable legal costs relating to that aspect of its claim or defense on which it prevails, and any opposing costs awards shall be offset. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Photos.com shall have the right to commence and prosecute any legal or equitable action or proceeding before any court of competent jurisdiction to obtain injunctive or other relief against Licensee in the event that, in the opinion of Photos.com, such action is necessary or desirable.
10.5 Severability. If one or more of the provisions contained in the Agreement is found to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected. Such provisions shall be revised only to the extent necessary to make them enforceable.
10.6 Waiver. No action of either party, other than express written waiver, may be construed as a waiver of any provision of this Agreement. A delay on the part of either party in the exercise of its rights or remedies will not operate as a waiver of such rights or remedies, and a single or partial exercise by either party of any such rights or remedies will not preclude other or further exercise of that right or remedy. A waiver of a right or remedy on any one occasion will not be construed as a bar to or waiver of rights or remedies on any other occasion.
10.7 Entire Agreement.This Agreement is intended for business customers of Photos.com and contains all the terms of the license agreement. No terms or conditions may be added or deleted unless made in writing and either accepted in writing by an authorized representative of both parties or issued electronically by Photos.com and accepted in writing by an authorized representative of Licensee. In the event of any inconsistency between the terms contained herein and the terms contained on any purchase order or other communication sent by Licensee, the terms of this Agreement shall govern.
10.8 Taxes. All License Fees are exclusive of any applicable sales, use, withholding or other transactional taxes, which are the sole responsibility of Licensee or Purchaser (if any).
10.9 Licensing Company. The licensing entity under this Agreement shall be determined by the billing address of the Licensee or, if any, Purchaser, as follows:
- LICENSEE/PURCHASER LOCATION
- GETTY IMAGES LICENSOR (LOCATION)
- United States
- Getty Images (US), Inc. (United States)
- Getty Images Sales Spain SL (Spain)
- Getty Images Sales Portugal, Unipessoal, Lda. (Portugal)
- Getty Images Sales Australia Pty Limited (Australia)
- New Zealand
- Getty Images Sales New Zealand Limited (New Zealand)
- Getty Images Malaysia Sdn Bhd (formerly VPA Photolibrary.com Sdn Bhd) (Malaysia)
- Getty Images (Thailand), Co. Ltd (Thailand)
- Getty Images Pte Limited, Philippines branch (Philippines)
- Hong Kong
- Getty Images Sales Hong Kong Limited (Hong Kong)
- Getty Images Sales Singapore Pte Limited (Singapore)
- Getty Images Media India Pvt Limited (India)
- Getty Images Sales Japan GK (Japan)
- United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
- Getty Images Middle East FZ LLC (UAE)
- Getty Images Turkey Medya Hizmetleri Ltd Sti (Turkey)
- All other countries
- Getty Images International (Ireland)
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