Printable Usage License

Usage Rights For Graphics Factory Users

The complete Graphics Factory library of images, which is one of the largest royalty-free libraries on the planet. Developed to save you time and money by providing an blazing fast image search engine to royalty-free images with commercial usage rights at an affordable price.

When you become a platinum member of Graphics Factory.com you get instant access to millions of images with commercial usage rights. It really doesn't get any easier or more affordable to use images for almost any purpose.

Important Note: Graphics Factory users are protected from copyright-infringement because we guarantee the images you download are legal for you to use. Graphics Factory owns the copyrights to the images provided and you obtain usage rights to the images with your membership.

You can sleep better at night knowing the images you download will not lead to a copyright infringement case. Graphics Factory is on your side and provides a printable image usage license with your membership.

Platinum Memberships

Platinum members enjoy a royalty-free usage license that allows you to use the images from Graphics Factory on commercial items even if you sell them. The usage rights details are below for platinum members. Commercial usage includes any type of usage where you will be using the Image(s) for business purposes and making money from the use of the Image(s).

You receive a Printable Usage license with your platinum membership.

1. GRANT OF PLATINUM LICENSE

Graphics Factory grants you a royalty-free, non-exclusive, and non-transferable license to use the Image(s) only as provided in this Agreement. SEE BELOW FOR OTHER IMPORTANT TERMS AND LIMITATIONS THAT FORM PART OF THIS GRANT.

You can not use the Image(s) to compete with Graphics Factory. Graphics Factory is in the business of licensing images to its customers. It is the specific intent of this provision to prohibit you from using the Image(s) to enter, either directly or indirectly, a similar or competing business.

2. PERMITTED USES

I. You can use the Image(s) in any print or electronic media, including advertising and editorial use, provided such use is not intended to allow the re-distribution, re-use of the Image(s) or access to the image(s) apart from a product or service.

II. You can use the Image(s) on product packaging or in any items for educational use or resale, including books, logos, calendars, consumer merchandise (T-shirts, posters, art, apps, etc.), provided such use is not intended to allow the re-distribution, re-use of the Image(s) or access to the Image(s) apart from a product or service.

III : Editorial Use: Every image licensed from Graphics Factory can be used for 'editorial' purposes. Only the celebrity images state they can only be used for editorial purposes. The Editorial Use Only license means that the image can only be used for non-commercial and educational purposes.

Editorial Use means that an image is used as a descriptive visual reference.

An Editorial Use Only image can be used:

  • in a newspaper or magazine article
  • on a blog or website for descriptive purposes
  • in a non-commercial presentation

Example: You are publishing a magazine article about Lego and you use an image of Lego from Graphics Factory to illustrate your article. This is acceptable editorial use.

Example: Your company is launching a new t-shirt design in the US market. You download an image of a Barbie from Graphics Factory and have t-shirts made to sell. This is not acceptable editorial use.

An Editorial Use only image cannot be used for:

  • Advertising or promotional material.
  • Items or products for resale (e.g., prints, posters, mugs, stationery, calendars, electronic templates, etc.).
  • for any 'advertorial' purposes (ie: in sections or supplements in relation to which you receive or pay a fee)

IV : Modifying Images: You can modify or alter the Image(s) as necessary for your use and provided that if such modification or alteration constitutes a derivative work you do not acquire any copyright ownership or equivalent rights in or to any of the Image(s) or any other property of Graphics Factory or its licensor and you shall only use such derivative work in accordance with this Agreement.

V : CELEBRITY CARICATURE CARTOONS :

Our celebrity cartoons can be used for books, newspapers, magazines and other published editorial materials. They CAN NOT be used on t-shirts, mugs, posters, cups, or any other retail merchandise for sale.

3. PROHIBITED USES You may not:


I. You can not sublicense, distribute, transfer or assign rights to the Image(s) as images.

II. You can not display or distribute the Image(s) in any vector format. Doing so will be viewed as an attempt to distribute the Image(s) in violation of this Agreement.

III. You can not use the Image(s) to compete with Graphics Factory. Graphics Factory is in the business of licensing images to its subscribers. It is the specific intent of this provision to prohibit you from using the Image(s) to enter, either directly or indirectly, a similar or competing business.

4. DISPLAYING COPYRIGHT NOTICES:

We ask that you display the "Image © Graphics Factory.com" notice according to the spedific usage rights below.

We understand that you can not always display a copyright notice and we are compassionate with you. We trust you to use your best judgement when displaying a copyright notice to best fit your product while giving Graphics Factory proper credit.

P.S. Most Graphics Factory members mention the copyright notice to show users they have legal rights to use the image(s).

Sample Copyright Notices:

Book Usage : Can be placed in front or back of book.

Images on page 2 © Graphics Factory.com

Merchandise for sale:

© Graphics Factory.com


Web site usage:

<a href="http://www.graphicsfactory.com/">Images &copy; Graphics Factory.com</a>


Cafe Press / Zazzle type sites : Must be placed on item purchase page.

Image © Graphics Factory.com

5. USERS PER MEMBERSHIP

Each Platinum Membership allows up to 3 users from the same orginization to access and use images. If you have more then 3 users you would need to purchase another Platinum Membership for 3 additional users.

If you are part of a school district and need access for all schools within your district we have special district memberships available. Read more about school district memberships here.

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Usage Rights for Specific Uses

Images purchased individually can not be used on items for resale or logos. By purchasing a platinum membership you receive rights to use the images according to this document.

Rubber Stamps

Yes, with a platinum membership you can use images from Graphics Factory to make rubber stamps to resell.

You do not need to add a copyright notice on the actual rubber stamp.

Web Site Templates

Yes, with a platinum membership you can use images from Graphics Factory in your web site templates.

Add a copyright notice on the actual template such as ... Image © Graphics Factory.com.

Teachers Pay Teachers

Yes, you can use images from Graphics Factory on your lesson plans and worksheets that you sell from sites such as teacherspayteachers.com. Just keep an active membership to continue selling them.

You can NOT create clip art or image sets to sell, but you CAN use the clipart as part of your lesson plans for illustrational purposes.

You can include 300dpi jpg's or 300dpi PDFs, but the PDF files can only be created from using JPGs, GIFs, or PNGs and NOT from vector files such as .EPS, .SVG, .AI, or .WMF). You can create products for FREE, but only a small collection of less than 20 products can be free.

A copyright notice must be on the actual printable lesson plan or worksheet such as ... "Image © Graphics Factory.com" or "Owl image © Graphics Factory.com".

We also have special rates for schools. If you would like to have access for your school please email with how many teachers you would like to have access.

Embroidery Designs

Yes, you can make embroidery designs to sell using images from Graphics Factory with a Professional Membership ($299.95 per year). An active Professional Membership is required to continue selling embroidery designs using Graphics Factory images.

Embroidery designs can not be made available in these formats .EPS, .PDF .SVG, .AI, .PNG, .JPG, .GIF, .CDR or .WMF.

Place a copyright notice on the page where the embroidery designs are sold , like...
Image © Graphics Factory.com.

To start selling your embroidery designs using Graphics Factory images create your Platinum Membership and you can upgrade to Professional once you login.

We limit the number of embroidery designs you can sell to 500.

Scripts for Graphic Editors

No, you can not use images from Graphics Factory to sell as scripts in Paint Shop Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator and such programs with the Platinum Membership.

Logos

Yes, images can be modified to use in logos. You can copyright your logo using Graphics Factory images, but it doesn't and can't stop anyone from using the image within your logo, it would only protect your exact logo design.

A one year platinum membership is required to use images from Graphics Factory in logos.

  • There is not a limit on the number of times your logo can be printed.
  • A copyright notice does not need to be shown for logo usage.

Retail T-Shirt Usage

Yes, images can be used on T-Shirts you sell from your online or retail store. An active membership is required to continue selling T-Shirts with Graphics Factory images on them.

Digital Scrap booking Usage

Yes, images from Graphics Factory can be used in your scrap booking kits, but a copyright notice within each kit such as ... Image © Graphics Factory.com is required. You can include 300dpi jpg's or 300dpi PDFs, but the PDF images can only be created from JPG, GIF, or PNGs, not from vector files such as .EPS, .SVG, .AI, or .WMF).

Place a copyright notice within the kit such as ... Images © Graphics Factory.com.

Apps and Game Usage

Yes, images can be used in apps / games you sell. A yearly platinum membership is required to use images in your app or game (Membership does not need to stay active after the first year unless using the images for a library or theme pack).

The images can be used to create a library or part of a theme you create but no more then 20 images can be used. If you use images for a gallery or theme pack an active membership is required to continue using Graphics Factory images in your app.. Sticker Packs can not be created using Graphics Factory images.

Place a copyright notice on your apps/games credit or about page. Example... Images used in this app are © Graphics Factory.com.

iOS Sticker Packs

No, images can not be used to create sticker packs for iPhone or Android phones.

Book Usage

Yes, images can be used in books you sell. A one year platinum membership is required to use images in your book (Membership does not need to stay active after the first year).

Place a copyright notice in your book such as images used in this book are licensed and © Graphics Factory.com.

Etsy, CafePress and Zazzle

Yes, images can be used on items you sell from sites such as Etsy, CafePress and Zazzle. An active membership is required to use images on the items you sell..

A copyright notice must be displayed on your item page such as ... Images used on this item are licensed and © Graphics Factory.com

Memes

Yes, you can use Graphics Factory images to make memes. An active membership is required to continue using or providing the memes.

A copyright notice must be displayed on the meme such as ... Image © Graphics Factory.com

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