End User License Agreement
1. Copyright in RF Images
All RF Images, whether photographs, illustrations, digital art and other forms of images are the exclusive property and copyright of Masterfile and/or its licensors. The RF Images are protected by national copyright laws, international treaty provisions and other applicable laws.
2. Unauthorized use of RF Images
Unless You have received and paid for a license from Masterfile or a Distributor:
it is illegal to copy or use any portion of any RF Image whether by photographic means, scanning, digital copying, or as reference for another image; and
Masterfile, the Distributors and Masterfile’s contributing artists and licensors earn their living by licensing all rights to the RF Images. You agree that any unauthorized use, publication or transmission of any RF Image by You is an infringement of copyright and that You will be responsible for any fees, damages and/or compensation arising from Your unauthorized use, as further outlined in Section 9 below [re: Copyright Infringement].
4. RF License
An "RF License" is a written document, whether in electronic or printed format, created by Masterfile or a Distributor which may be issued in response to a request from You for permission to use an RF Image. Such request may be conveyed to Masterfile or a Distributor via the internet, via e-mail, orally via telephone, or other means of communication. An RF License is normally printed and mailed but can be delivered to You by e-mail or fax if so requested.
Even if You have been permitted to download an RF Image from Masterfile or a Distributor, no rights will be granted to that RF Image until an RF License has been issued by Masterfile or a Distributor and You have paid the applicable RF License fee in full. The RF License fee is non-refundable.
5. Grant of License
Upon receipt of full payment from You, Masterfile or the respective Distributor will grant You the non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use and modify the Licensed RF Image an unlimited number of times in any and all media, subject to the restrictions contained in this Agreement.
6. Permitted uses
Subject to the restrictions listed in Section 7, You may use the Licensed RF Image in any print, online, film, video, broadcast or multi-media product for promotional, advertising, editorial or consumer merchandise use, provided such products are not intended to allow the re-distribution or re-use of the RF Image.
Any other use must be approved in writing by Masterfile.
You are not permitted to do the following:
You may not rent, transfer or grant any rights to the Licensed RF Image to any person or organization without the prior written consent of Masterfile including, without limitation, for any compilation, derivative or collective work containing such Licensed RF Image.
If the RF Image is to be used in an editorial context or for certain oth