License agreement

This is a license agreement between you and TravelStock that explains how you can use text and photos that you license from TravelStock. By downloading content from TravelStock, you accept the terms of this agreement.

1. What types of licenses does TravelStock offer?

Standard: Every file you download, either text or image, comes with a standard license.
Extended license: For an additional fee, you can get additional rights.
Exclusive license: For en additional fee, you can get exclusive rights to articles, but not to single images.

You can purchase credits in preset packs to be used to download text and photo files. The more credits you purchase, the more you save.

You can use watermarked content from the TravelStock site on a complimentary basis for test or sample use only. Watermarked content cannot be used in any final materials or any publicly available materials.

2. How can I use the content I buy?

All content in the TravelStock base available for purchase is royalty free. This means it is copyrighted material and intellectual property you don't have to pay extra royalties or licence fees for each use or copy sold, or for a certain time period.

You buy the content once, and can use the content in any way that is not restricted, see the restricted uses below. You cannot transfer or sub-license the rights to anyone else.

The rights granted to you by TravelStock are:

Adaptation. You are allowed to adapt the content, within reasonable measures, to the format of your publication. For example, if there is only space for 1000 words and the article is 1200, you are allowed to cut the text. You are also allowed to adapt photos to your format, such as using a horizontal picture in the square format on Instagram. Please see warranties section for your responsibilities.

No expiration date. There is no expiration date on your rights to use the content, with the exception of content marked 'editorial use only' which may not be republished later that three years after download. That means you do not have to remove already published material, but you cannot republish it or use the editorial images later than three years after you first downloaded them from TravelStock.

Non-exclusive. That means you do not have exclusive rights to use the content and TravelStock can license the same content to other customers, unless you buy an exclusive rights license.

Unlimited. You can use the content in an unlimited number of projects and in any media that is your own, provided it is the same media with the same name. That means you can publish a feature and pictures in both print, web and social media – as long as all these belongs to you, the buyer. For example, if you are a newspaper named xx, you can use it in the print version, website and all social media connected to xx. But if you are a media conglomerate that owns many magazines and newspapers, you can publish it in newspaper yy that you own, but not in newspaper xx on the same licence unless you have bought an extended license.

Examples of how you can use licensed content include: websites; blog posts; social media; advertisements; marketing campaigns; corporate presentations; newspapers; magazines; books; film and television productions.

Editorial content can only be used for editorial purposes.

Please make sure you read the Restricted Uses section below for exceptions.

3. Restricted Uses.

No Unlawful Use. You may not use content in a pornographic, defamatory or other unlawful manner.

No Commercial Use of 'Editorial Use Only' Content. You may not use content marked 'editorial use only' for any commercial, promotional, advertorial, endorsement, advertising or merchandising purpose. This type of content is not model or property released and is intended to be used only in connection with events that are newsworthy or of general interest (for example, in a magazine article, newspaper, website or blog).

No Trademark Use. You may not use any visual content (wholly or partly) as a trademark, service tag, design mark or logo as part of the service you provide.

No offensive use. You may not use any content from TravelStock with portrait of people in connection with criminal activities, pornography, adult videos, drugs, advertising or marketing of tobacco products, alcoholic beverages or political opinions.

No False Representation. You may not implicate or express that any picture or text was made by you or someone other than the copyright holder of the picture or text.

Restricted Uses. You may not share content with others, unless you have purchased an extended license. Extended licenses are only available for purchase with credits on a file by file basis.

No Products for Resale. You may not use content in connection with any goods or services intended for resale or distribution where the primary value lies in the content itself such as posters, cards, calendars, DVD, mobile applications, templates and similar for profit.

No reselling. You may not sell any text or picture you have downloaded from TravelStock.

4. User account.

The rights granted to you are non-transferrable and non sub-licensable, meaning that you cannot transfer or sublicense them to anyone else. Only you can use the content.

You may share the content within your organization, but not outside your own organization.

You are responsible for maintaining security of your password and account, and notify TravelStock immeditately of any unauthorized use or other breach of security.

5. Property and credit rights

All of the licensed content is owned either by TravelStock or by the artist who supply the content. So you need to credit the owner when using the material.

How do you credit images and features? Easy – use of images and videos in connection with news reporting, commentary, publishing or any other editorial context shall be credited in the following format:

'Artist Name /'

You should always credit editorial content.

In all cases, crediting and naming shall be of such size, color and prominence that it is clear and legible.

6. Termination Policy

This agreement is effective until it is terminated by either party. You can terminate the agreement by ceasing to use the content, and deleting any copies. TravelStock may terminate this agreement if you fail to comply with any of the terms.

TravelStock shall under no circumstances be obliged to make repayments for what you have paid in case your account is terminated due to a breach of the agreement.

7. Refunds

Refunds for credit pack purchases can be made within 14 days of your invoice date, provided you have not used any credits from the pack.

TravelStock do not offer refunds for downloaded files.

8. Discontinued licensing

TravelStock may stop licensing any item of content at any time in its sole discretion.

You will be notified, and will then upon notice immediately, and at your own expense, stop using the content, delete or destroy any content and ensure that your employer and customers do the same.

TravelStock will in such a case provide you with replacement content free of charge.

9. Warranties and responsibilities

Warranty. With the exception of content marked 'editorial use only', your use of the content, provided it is in accordance with the agreement, will not infringe on any copyright or right of privacy, trademark or other intellectual property right. You are responsible for any edits made to the content.

Editorial use disclaimer. For content marked 'editorial use only', TravelStock guarantees that the content will not infringe on any copyright or moral right of the artist. But it does not make any warranty with regard to the use of people, designs, logos, trademarks or similar depicted in the content. In these cases, you are solely responsible for determining whether such release(s) are required, and obtaining them. You acknowledge that no releases are generally obtained for 'editorial use only' content, and that some some jurisdictions provide legal protection against a person's image, likeness or property being used for commercial purposes when they have not provided a release.

Data disclaimer. TravelStock have made reasonable effort to categorize, keyword and mark the content, but do no warrant the accuracy of such information.

The content is provided 'as is'.