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Press Download Terms & Conditions

  1. By downloading any image, video footage, CI service mark and other content available on or through this Web site (“Asset”) you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms”), which constitute a legal agreement between you and Conservation International Foundation (“CI”). If you have questions regarding these Terms, please contact CI’s photo desk at [email protected] If you are entering into this agreement on behalf of your employer, then these Terms apply to your employer and to you. Should you cease working for your employer, your employer may continue to use the Assets per these Terms and your rights under these Terms will automatically terminate.

  2. CI grants to you, and your employer if you are acting on behalf of your employer, a non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-transferable, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, distribute, publicly display or perform the selected Assets for one-time editorial use in coverage of CI and in accordance with these Terms (“the License”).

  3. Assets may not be used for commercial, advertising or other revenue generating purposes without express permission of CI via a separate written agreement. You may not remove or alter any credit, attribution, copyright notice or trademark symbol included on or adjacent to the selected Asset(s). You may crop, rotate and re-size the Assets but you may not otherwise manipulate or alter them. Pornographic, defamatory, libelous or otherwise unlawful use of the Assets is prohibited. You agree not to make, authorize, or permit any use of any Asset except as specifically set forth in these Terms. The License granted to you is personal to you or your employer and may not be sublicensed, transferred, or assigned to any other party. Failure to comply with any of these Terms will automatically result in the revocation of the License granted for the selected Assets. Nothing in these Terms or License shall be construed to transfer any ownership or copyright in any Assets to you. Except as expressly stated herein, CI grants you no right or license, express or implied, to the Assets.

  4. The License granted to you for selected Assets does not include a license to any persons, places, property, or subject matter depicted in an Asset, which may be subject to rights of publicity, moral rights or other rights belonging to third parties. You acknowledge that some jurisdictions may prohibit the use of a person's image, likeness or property for commercial purposes without the person’s consent. CI MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT IT OWNS OR LICENSES ANY SUCH RIGHTS NOR DOES CI GRANT YOU ANY SUCH RIGHTS, INCLUDING RIGHTS OF PUBLICITY, BELONGING TO ANY PERSON, PLACE, PROPERTY, OR SUBJECT MATTER DEPICTED IN ANY ASSET. FURTHER, CI MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED WITH THE ASSET. You are solely responsible for determining whether your use of any Asset requires the consent of any third party or the license of any additional rights.

  5. All Assets are licensed “as is”. CI makes no representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever, express or implied, in connection with these Terms or the licensing of Assets, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, non-infringement or fitness for a particular purpose, except to the extent such representations and warranties are not legally excludable. In addition, any material that you download or otherwise obtain through our services is done at your own discretion and risk, and you will be solely responsible for any potential damages to your computer system or loss of data that results from your download of any such material. IN no event SHALL CI, ITS AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, NOR ITS LICENSORS be liable to you for any damages, including without limitation, direct or indirect, special incidental, moral or consequential damages, loss of profits, opportunities or information or for expenses arising FROM OR RELATED TO your use of THIS WEB SITE OR THE ASSETS PROVIDED THROUGH IT, even if CI HAS BEEN advised of the possibility of such damages, losses or expenses.

  6. You agree to indemnify and hold CI harmless against any claim for damages, losses or any costs, including attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your use of the Assets or this Web site.

  7. These Terms represent the entire agreement concerning your usage of the Assets. No terms or conditions may be modified unless made in writing and signed by both parties. No action of CI, other than an express written waiver, may be construed as a waiver of any part of this agreement, and no employee of CI is authorized to waive it orally.

  8. This Agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia, without regard to the conflict of law principles thereof. Any dispute relating to this Agreement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the District of Columbia, and the parties agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of these courts.

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