Information on Image Copyrights

 

*Note: This is NOT a copyright transfer. This is a personal use license.

The Dog Photog, a division of Lovely and Light, LLC, (herein referred to as “THE STUDIO” hereby grants the following to the purchaser/holder of this/these digital image(s):

LIMITED REPRODUCTION AND PRINT RELEASE FOR PERSONAL USE: The Studio grants the CLIENTS a non-exclusive, non-transferable, perpetual personal-use license to download and copy the accompanying copyrighted digital images in the CLIENTS’ online gallery (“Media”), according to the following terms:
COPYRIGHT AND OWNERSHIP: The Studio retains all rights, license, copyright, title, and ownership of the Media, now and in the future.
WARRANTIES; AS IS: There are no warranties associated with the copyrighted digital images in this gallery, express or implied. The Media are provided “as is.”
LOSS: The Studio is not responsible for the loss of your digital images once they have been delivered. It is your responsibility to back up your images upon receipt.
THIRD PARTY CLAIMS: Neither The Studio nor our outside vendors will be liable for any third party claims or incidental, consequential, or other damages arising out of this license or buyer’s use of the Media.
PERSONAL WEB USE: The Studio permits the CLIENTS to post the copyrighted digital images in this gallery for personal use on social media ONLY IF credit is given to The Studio and a link is provided back to thedogphotognc.com. The copyrighted digital images may not be posted on business social media pages without the express written consent of The Studio.
PERSONAL PRINT USE: The Studio permits the CLIENTS to print the copyrighted digital images in this gallery for personal use in the following ways: prints up to an 8×12, greeting cards, photo gifts, photo books, and other small personal items. Prints larger than an 8×12 should be ordered through The Studio, as we cannot guarantee the quality of the images large than an 8×12 printed through any other lab.
ALTERATION OF DIGITAL IMAGES: The alteration of the digital images in this gallery through the use of personal digital image enhancement software, including but not limited to phone apps, Instagram, Picasa, Lightroom, Photoshop, etc., in any way, is strictly prohibited and is considered a copyright violation under Federal Copyright Law.
COMMERCIAL USE/PERSONAL USE FOR MONETARY GAIN: Commercial use, or personal use for monetary gain, on the web or in print is strictly prohibited, unless written permission has been obtained from The Studio and credit is given to The Studio. Clients’ vendors may email woof@thedogphotognc.com for written permission.
OTHER TERMS: Any other utilization or reproduction is specifically prohibited without the express written consent of The Studio. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed a release of The Studio’s copyright on any of the digital images.

WHAT YOU MAY DO:
– Display on personal websites, share on personal social media.
– Making image prints for personal use up to an 8×12.

WHAT YOU MAY NOT DO: 
– Resell, re-license, sub-license, or redistribute without express written permission from The Studio.
– Use the Media in any way, whatsoever, in which you charge money, collect fees or prizes, or receive any form of remuneration, without express written permission from The Studio.
– Use the Media in any advertising without express written permission from The Studio.
– Use the media in a pornographic, obscene, illegal, immoral, libelous, or defamatory manner.
– Incorporate the Media into trademarks, logos, or service marks without express written permission from The Studio.

PHOTO CREDIT:
THANK YOU for choosing me to photograph your pet. Without clients like you, I could not make a living doing this work I love. Referrals and reviews are how most of my clients find me.

When you share your images online, THE STUDIO respectfully requests that you include a caption or photo credit of “Photo by: The Dog Photog (thedogphotognc.com)” so that wonderful people like you may find me and enjoy the same experience. Thank you!

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For any questions, please contact woof@thedogphotognc.com.

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