FREE LICENSE AGREEMENT
Summary chart of the prerequisites of uses*
Advertising publishing authorised
Advertising out of commercial authorised
Press adverts authorised
Billing through commercial networks regulated
Internet, Multimedia, On-line regulated
Postcards, posters regulated
(*) pour les utilisations règlementées, consultez le contrat
The present document is a legal licence between you and the ICONOTEC® company.
By placing a order and using the photographs which are provided to you
by ICONOTEC®, you expressly acknowledge that you accept the terms
of this licence.
All the photographs are
protected by the laws on royalties and copyright. The property of the
the commercial rights pertaining
to it, belong to ICONOTEC® which only grants you a licence of use
for the photographs.
1. Authorised use
This licence is individual, non-transferable and non-exclusive. It
gives you the right to use the photographs on any type of medium (apart
from the precise regulated uses and forbidden uses bellow), for any
sort of utilisation, such as for example the illustration of press
articles, packaging, advertising, on-line use, as well as the right
to carry out any form of reproduction, printed or digital, needed in
what you intend to do with the photographs. This licence is granted
to you without a time limit, unless you should fail to respect one
of its clauses. This licence allows you to recentre the photographs,
to take elements out of them, to use them partially, to touch them
up or add elements to them.
2. Regulated use
The photographs may show buildings and architectural monuments which
are protected (by copyright - articles L.111-1 to L.132-33 of Intellectual
Property Law - and by the laws on images and property - articles 9
and 544 of Civil Law), works of art, objects which are protected (by
copyright - articles L.111-1 to L.132-33 of Intellectual Property Law
- and the laws on drawings and designs - articles L.511-1 to L.521-4
Intellectual Property Law, registered trademarks (articles L.711-1
to L.716-6 of Intellectual Property Law). It is your responsibility
to negotiate directly with the persons entitled to these rights, for
the authorisations necessary to the use of the photographs, according
to what you intend to do with them.
The photographs may be used on any telematic and multimedia support,
but should not, in any way, be used with a resolution of more than 72
dpi, the biggest format being 400x320 pixels.
Prerequisites of use for unsold low resolution images : The unsold low
definition images may be used in documents intended for personal non
commercial use (model, testing, sample) but should not, in any case,
be distributed outside your company or to the general public.
Prerequisites of use
of the low and high resolution images sold by ICONOTEC®:
The following uses are not authorised in compliance with the licence
granted to you here. Before any use in one of the following cases, it
is mandatory to contact ICONOTEC®in order to pay a additional licence
: For any use of the photographs in a product, meant to be commercialised,
of which they represent the main value, such as postcards and posters.
For any billing activity through a commercial network, reproducing the
whole or part of a photograph.
3-Forbidden uses and deeds
It is forbidden to copy, or distribute copies of, CD-ROMs, their documentation
and packaging. It is forbidden to resell, give a sub-licence, give,
lend, sub-let, distribute the whole or part of an image, whatever its
size and resolution. It is forbidden to use the photographs in a context
which might be pornographic, political, slanderous, immoral, offensive
ICONOTEC® certifies that it is entitled to all the commercial rights
pertaining to the photographs (apart from the rights pertaining to
protected buildings, works of art, objects or registered trademarks
appearing on the photographs).
you against the occurrence of faults, incidents, mistakes or malfunction
for a period of 30 days
starting with the delivery
of the order. Should such a situation arise, the only guarantee provided
is the replacement of the faulty image or medium.
ICONOTEC® can not, in any case and in any way, be held responsible
for any damage or harm, direct or indirect, resulting from the use of
the photographs and is not, in any case, under any obligation to make
up for them. ICONOTEC® provides no guarantee, express or tacit, as
to whether the contents of the CD-ROM or the photographs bought by the
users, meet their needs.
You will be solely responsible
for any legal action brought against you by a third party, should you
fail to respect
the terms of this licence.
Furthermore, any action failing to respect the afore mentioned terms,
will lead to the automatic cancellation of the licence granted to you
by ICONOTEC¨, apart from and without any consideration for any legal
action which might be brought against you.
5- General points
All rights pertaining to the CD-ROMs and to the photographs are owned
by ICONOTEC® and by the authors. The granting of this licence does
not imply a transfer of ownership. The photographs are protected by
the laws on royalty and copyright. You are therefore under the obligation
to use the photographs like any other protected product. Any representation
or reproduction, complete or partial, carried out without the consent
of ICONOTEC® is a forgery, punishable by a prison sentence of two
years and a fine of 1 000 000 Frs. (Articles L.335-2 and following
of the Intellectual Property Law).
The present licence is governed solely by French law, and any dispute
as to its interpretation or implementation comes strictly under French
However you will use
the photographs, you must make sure that the mention of ICONOTEC®'s
rights appears visibly as follow :
ICONOTEC". When the photographer's name appears on the photographs,
it is forbidden to remove or modify it. If you are in doubt as to your
rights in accordance to this licence, please contact ICONOTEC® directly
at : firstname.lastname@example.org