Revised: January 23, 2020
Your use of Ruralpix constitutes an agreement by you and the owner of Ruralpix to be bound by these Terms and Conditions:
All images made available on Ruralpix (excluding the Ruralpix website cover photo) may be used for free for commercial and noncommercial purposes. There’s no need to ask permission or provide credit to Ruralpix (although credit is appreciated when possible).
US Economic Research (owner of Ruralpix) grants you an irrevocable, nonexclusive, royalty-free, worldwide copyright license to download, copy, modify, adapt, distribute, and otherwise use images from Ruralpix (excluding the Ruralpix website cover photo), including for commercial purposes. This license does NOT include the right to compile images from Ruralpix to replicate a similar or competing service.
In connection with your use of Ruralpix you agree not to engage in or use any data mining, robots, scraping, or similar data gathering or extraction methods. Large scale or systematic copying of Ruralpix images is prohibited unless expressly authorized by the owner of Ruralpix. Ruralpix is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to copyright laws, international conventions, and other intellectual property laws.
The Ruralpix license does not allow:
• sale or distribution of images as digital stock images or digital wallpapers;
• depiction of identifiable persons, businesses, brands, or organizations in an offensive, pornographic, obscene, immoral, defamatory or libelous way; or
• any suggestion that there is an endorsement of products and services by depicted persons, businesses, brands, or organizations.
Although images on Ruralpix are free to use for commercial and noncommercial purposes, depicted items in the images, including identifiable people, businesses, organizations, logos, or brands, may be subject to additional copyrights, property rights, privacy rights, or trademarks, and may require the consent of a third party or the license of these rights. The owner of Ruralpix does not represent or warrant that such consents or licenses have been obtained and expressly disclaims any liability in this regard.
The owner of Ruralpix may terminate license, without prior notice or liability, if you breach these Terms and Conditions. Upon termination, your right to use images on Ruralpix will immediately cease.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the owner of Ruralpix from and against any and all loss, expense, damage, and cost, including attorney’s fees, resulting directly or indirectly from your violation of these Terms and Conditions or use of the Ruralpix website and its content, to include any and all claims brought by third parties arising out of your use of images made available on Ruralpix.
Ruralpix and its content are provided "as is." US Economic Research offers no warranty, explicit or implicit, regarding any content, the website, the accuracy of any information, or any rights or licenses under this agreement including any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Ruralpix does not represent or warrant that the website or its content will meet your needs or that use will be uninterrupted or error free.
Ruralpix shall not be liable to you or any other person or entity for any general, punitive, special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, lost profits, or any other damages, costs, or losses arising out of your use of Ruralpix or its content.
US Economic Research reserves the right to change or modify these Terms and Conditions at any time. Any changes/modifications shall become effective immediately and continued use of Ruralpix constitutes acceptance of the new Terms and Conditions.
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