Copyright – images and website content 2017-01-15T08:46:12+00:00

Copyright statement

Web site images

All images on this web site are copyright © Sam Sangster/RyePixels and in the absence of a clear, written licence in your favour for the use you intend to make of the image and the payment by you of appropriate licence fee, Sam Sangster/RyePixels does not allow reproduction of use of any images for any purpose. Images on this site are not in the public domain, nor are they covered by any form of creative commons licence allowing non-commercial use.

This means that you can’t use my images for your blog or web page without prior written permission from me.

Unauthorised use of images is a serious matter, and retrospective licence requests are likely to be declined and appropriate action taken. In the unusual circumstance where a retrospective licence is granted, the licence fee will be at least ten times the normal licence fee charged.

Removal of copyright metadata from my images is strictly not permitted, irrespective of whether such removal was inadvertent or wilful. Such removal is a serious matter, and appropriate action may be taken.

Your use of this web site is explicit acknowledgement by you of the terms of use for images set out above.

Stock images

My stock images can be licenced through Alamy, or licence requests for images that do not appear on Alamy can be made via the contact page.

Non-web site images

If you have been referred to this page from the copyright metadata in one of my images, then in the absence of a clear, written licence in your favour for the use you intend to make of the image and prior payment of the agreed and appropriate licence fee, Sam Sangster/RyePixels does not allow reproduction of use of any images for any purpose. Unauthorised use of images is a serious matter, and retrospective licence requests are likely to be declined and appropriate action taken. In the unusual circumstance where a retrospective licence is granted, the licence fee will be at least ten times the normal licence fee charged.

Removal of copyright metadata from my images is strictly not permitted, irrespective of whether such removal was inadvertent or wilful. Such removal is a serious matter, and appropriate action will be taken.

Web site

This web site is copyright © Sam Sangster/RyePixels, and may not be copied, mirrored or otherwise replicated in any way.