Usage Rights For Graphics Factory Members

When you join Graphics Factory.com you not only receive an awesome membership to millions of images you also receive a royalty-free usage license to use any of the 2,287,983 images for commercial projects. Your license to use any of the 2.2 Million plus images in accordance with the Graphics Factory terms. It really doesn't get any easier or more affordable to use images for your products for almost any purpose: commercial, educational or personal.

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

Platinum Membership Usage Rights

Printable Usage License

Your platinum membership fee includes a royalty-free usage license that allows you to use the images from Graphics Factory on educational and commercial items even if you sell them. The usage rights details are below for 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).

Platinum Membership Options

Each membership offers instant access with unlimited downloads.

1 Month Membership
$19.95
3 Month Membership
$24.95
1 Year Membership
$49.95


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Printable Usage license: Your membership includes a printable usage license.

1. GRANT OF 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. Any member that has an item that will have over 100,000 prints or downloads will need an upgraded Pro Membership at $99.00 per year. Contact us if you have an item that will require over 100,000 prints or downloads and we will upgrade your membership.

II. Editorial Use: Every image licensed from Graphics Factory can be used for 'editorial' purposes. Some 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 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 legos. You can find images of legos discussed in the piece at Graphics Factory and use them to illustrate your article. This is acceptable editorial use.

An Editorial Use only image cannot be used:
  • in any kind of advertising or promotional material.
  • in the creation of 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)
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.

Specific terms for different uses

Web Site Template Usage

Yes, you can use images from Graphics Factory on your web site templates.

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

An active membership is required to continue selling Web site templates using Graphics Factory images.

Teacher Lesson Plans

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

You can NOT create clipart 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.

An active membership is required to continue selling or providing for free teacher projects using Graphics Factory images.

Embroidery Designs

Yes, you can use images from Graphics Factory in your embroidery designs. An active 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...
Design © Graphics Factory.com.

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.

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 from Graphics Factory.com, it would only protect your actual logo.

A one year membership is required to use images from Graphics Factory in logos. Your membership does not need to stay active after the first year. 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, but images can not be added to an online or offline t-shirt building software image gallery for others to use. 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). An active membership is required to continue selling digital scrap booking kits with Graphics Factory images.

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 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 gallery or theme pack).

The images can be used to create a gallery or part of a theme you create but no more then 100 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..

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

Book Usage

Yes, images can be used in books you sell. A yearly 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

III. 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.

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. SHOWING COPYRIGHT NOTICES:

We ask that you display the "Image © Graphics Factory.com" notice according to the usage rights above. Placing the copyright notice where the images are used lets your users know you have legal rights to use the images.

We understand that you can not always display a copyright notice and we are fine with that. We trust you to use your best judgement when displaying a copyright notice.

Sample copyright notices:

(HTML version.)


(Plain text version.)


5. CELEBRITY CARICATURE CARTOONS :

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

It's never been easier to use images for your projects.

We care about education and teachers love Graphics Factory...

Teachers can share their membership with up to three(3) teachers in their local work group without having to pay any additional membership fees.

If you would like to have more than three(3) teachers have access please Email us at with how many teachers your school would like to have access and we will provide a very affordable rate in order to give your teachers access to Graphics Factory.

"I love your site and as a teacher who produces lots of curriculum materials, I couldn't manage without you."

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Sleep better at night knowing the images you used are from a legal source...

By being a Graphics Factory.com member you'll have a legal, reliable, and expanding library of original images at your fingertips. License to use the Graphics Factory images are only granted to members. If you have questions on our use terms please contact us.

The possibilities are virtually endless. From Birthdays to Holidays, Special Occasions and more, you'll find GraphicsFactory.com an inspiration throughout the year. You'll never run out of uses for the clip art images and illustrations you find at GraphicsFactory.com!

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