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Alamy License Agreement

This is a legal agreement (the “Agreement”) between you or your company, firm or other organization, as applicable, ("you") and Alamy Inc. ("Alamy," collectively with you, the “parties” to the Agreement). Alamy Limited, a corporation based in the United Kingdom and the owner and operator of the website (and related domains) and system, has entered into agreements with Contributors to host and offer their Content for licensing. Alamy Limited authorizes Alamy to carry out certain limited sales activities on its behalf, including concluding a License with you.

Please read this Agreement carefully in its entirety before you download or use any Content. By confirming the purchase of the Content, downloading the Content from the Website, or by otherwise obtaining or using the Content you agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement and the Content usage restrictions contained herein, in an Invoice and/or notified on the Website. If you do not wish to accept the terms of this Agreement, do not download the Content.

1. Definitions

  • "Alamy"

  • Means Alamy Inc.

  • “Content”

  • Means the specific copy of the image, Video, 360 image, vector, illustration, or graphic available on the Website that you have selected, and which is identified on the Invoice.

  • “Contributor”

  • Means the parties who have submitted Content to Alamy Limited or have allowed Alamy Limited to access and obtain the Content.

  • “Intellectual Property”

  • Means all patents, rights to inventions, copyright and related rights, moral rights, trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade dress, symbols, logos and designs, business names and domain names, rights in get-up, goodwill and the right to sue for passing off, rights in designs, rights in computer software, database rights, rights to use, and protect the confidentiality of, confidential information (including know-how) and all other intellectual property rights, in each case whether registered or unregistered and including all applications and rights to apply for and be granted, renewals or extensions of, and rights to claim priority from, such rights and all similar or equivalent rights or forms of protection which subsist or will subsist now or in the future in any part of the world.

  • “Invoice”

  • Means the invoice provided by Alamy that may include, without limitation, details of the Content selected, any limitations on the License in addition to those specified herein, the key terms of the License and the License Fee. The terms contained in the invoice will be incorporated into this Agreement and all references to the Agreement will include those terms.

  • “License”

  • Means the non-exclusive (unless otherwise stated in the Invoice) right Alamy grants to you to Reproduce the Content which may include Rights Managed and/or Royalty Free licenses.

  • “License Fee”

  • Means any sums payable to Alamy by you in respect of the License.

  • “Release”

  • Means a model or property release or any other release or clearance of a third-party right or other permission which it is necessary or desirable to obtain in respect of your use of the Content.

  • “Reproduction”

  • Means any form of copying, publication, reproduction, display, distribution, broadcast, streaming, printing or other exploitation of the Content (in each case whether or not to an audience).

  • “Rights Managed”

  • Means Content licensed for specific rights and for a specific purpose notified to you in the Invoice and expressly designated as “Rights Managed” or “RM” on the Website or Invoice.

  • “Royalty Free”

  • Means Content licensed for an unlimited number of permitted uses for a one-time License Fee and expressly designated as “Royalty-Free” or “RF” on the Website or Invoice.

  • “Terms”

  • Means the terms and conditions set out in this Agreement and includes the terms contained in the Invoice. In the event of any conflict between the terms contained in the Invoice and those in this Agreement, the terms in the Invoice will prevail.

  • “Video”

  • Means the specific copy of the film, video footage or any other audiovisual work available on the Website that you have selected, and which is identified on the Invoice.

  • “Website”

  • Means the website owned and operated by Alamy at URL (as amended by Alamy from time to time).

2. Contracting parties

  • The parties to this Agreement are Alamy and you. Alamy Limited, a corporation based in the United Kingdom and the owner and operator of the Website (and related domains) and system, has entered into agreements with Contributors to host and offer their Content for licensing. Alamy Limited authorizes Alamy Inc. to carry out certain limited sales activities on its behalf, including concluding a License with you. The License granted herein is conditional on compliance by you and your personnel and contractors with this Agreement and on Alamy’s receipt of the License Fee in full.

3. Grant of rights and restrictions

  • 3.1. Subject to the restrictions set out in the Terms, Alamy grants to you the non-exclusive (unless otherwise stated in the Invoice) right to Reproduce the Content in accordance with this Agreement and solely in the manner and for the purposes set out in the Invoice.

  • 3.2. In relation to all Licenses:

    • 3.2.1. subject to Clause 6.5, you may alter, crop or manipulate the Content as follows:

      • when used in a news or editorial context, you may only crop or otherwise edit the Content for technical quality purposes, provided that the editorial integrity of the Content is not compromised, and the truth of the Content is maintained. The Content when used in a news or editorial context may not, under any circumstances, be otherwise altered;

      • Content depicting in copyright artwork may be cropped or otherwise edited for technical quality purposes only, provided that the original context and setting of the Content is not altered; and

      • subject to Clauses and, you may alter, crop, manipulate and create derivative works from the Content;

    • 3.2.2. you must not incorporate any Content (or any part of it) into a logo, trademark or service mark;

    • 3.2.3. Content must not be used as references for creating drawings or other visual works unless specifically authorized in the Invoice;

    • 3.2.4. the Content Information (as defined in Clause 5.2) and any caption or keyword associated with the Content is provided “as is” and Alamy does not warrant the accuracy of such information. In particular you acknowledge that the Content Information may have been translated from its original language using an automated machine translation process that Alamy Limited has had no input into or control over and that accordingly Alamy disclaims any liability for inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, insulting, offensive, infringing or unlawful Content created as a result of or arising out of such translation process;

    • 3.2.5. you acknowledge that the Content licensed to you may be original Content that has had certain preformatting changes carried out by Alamy Limited, as may be specified on the applicable Invoice. You are solely responsible for ensuring that the Content so altered is suitable and appropriate for your intended use. You agree that any altered Content that gives an untrue representation of reality should not be used for news or current events reporting. You accept that pre- formatting changes carried out to original Content by the Contributor may not be specified on the Invoice;

    • 3.2.6. you may not use the Content in a pornographic, defamatory, fraudulent, lewd, obscene or otherwise illegal manner, including, but not limited to use: (i) in connection with pornography, adult videos, adult entertainment venues, escort services, or the like; or (ii) which may or may be deemed to infringe any third-party Intellectual Property or privacy rights, whether directly or in context or by juxtaposition with other materials;

    • 3.2.7. if any Content featuring a model is used in a manner that would lead a reasonable person to believe that the model personally uses or endorses a product or service or if the depiction of the model in the Content would be unflattering or unduly controversial to a reasonable person, you must accompany each such use with a statement indicating that the person is a model and the Content is being used for illustrative purposes only;

    • 3.2.8. subject to the credit obligations in Clause 5.2, you, may store the Content in a digital library, network configuration or other electronic storage system to allow it to be viewed within your organization and by your clients. When your License period (as set out in the Invoice) ends or if your License is otherwise terminated, you must promptly delete the Content from your computer, digital library, network configuration or other electronic storage system. Any subsequent reuses of the Content must be agreed with Alamy in advance of such use to ensure the Content is available to use under the rights you require;

    • 3.2.9. not all the Content is Released. It is your responsibility to check that all necessary Releases have been secured (see Clause 8 below);

    • 3.2.10. the License granted to you pursuant to this Agreement is personal to you and the Content may not: (i) subject to Clause 3.2.11, be sublicensed, resold, assigned, transferred, or otherwise made available for use to any third party; or (ii) be distributed separately or detached from a product or web page. For example, the Content may be used as an integral part of a web page design but may not be made available for downloading separately or in a format designed or intended for permanent storage or reuse by website users. Similarly, your end-users may be provided with copies of the Content as an integral part of work product but may not be provided with the Content or permitted to use the Content separately;

    • 3.2.11. you may only sublicense or assign the Content as incorporated in to a work, project, product or production (each a “Product”) in accordance with the Terms and only to the extent strictly necessary for the Content to appear in such Product. If you sublicense or assign the Content to any third party pursuant to this Clause 3.2.11: (i) you will rescind your rights to use the Content in any other third party's work; (ii) liability for the performance of your obligations under this Agreement will not be affected; and (iii) you will at all times remain responsible for the acts and omissions of such third party under or in connection with this Agreement as though such actions or omissions were performed by you and it is your responsibility to ensure that that third party understands and abides by all the Terms.

    • 3.2.12. the Content may not be distributed in a way that would allow any third party to download, extract or access the Content as a standalone file;

    • 3.2.13. you may not use the Content in templates (i.e. in pre-formatted designs available to end-users to add their own content) without Alamy’s prior written consent;

    • 3.2.14. the Content may be shared by creating an image library, network configuration or other similar arrangement provided that only individuals employed or contracted by the entity which is a party to this Agreement have access to the Content through such sharing process;

    • 3.2.15. you acknowledge that the Content may be provided to Alamy subject to arrangements (involving intellectual property and/or any other rights or otherwise), restrictions, prohibitions, directions, or instructions imposed by Contributors on the use of such Content. You must: (i) comply with any and all such arrangements, restrictions, prohibitions, directions or instructions imposed by Alamy and/or its Contributors notified to you by Alamy before or at the time of delivery of the Content, either in the information accompanying the Content, on the Invoice or otherwise; and (ii) where applicable, ensure that certain arrangements (including payment of any applicable third party license or other fee) are made directly with any such Contributor; and

    • 3.2.16. Clause 3.2.15(ii) will only apply to Content regulated by Football DataCo Limited (“DataCo”). Your use of DataCo Photos and DataCo Editorial Text Reports (as defined in Schedule 1) is additionally subject to the DataCo terms and conditions set out in Schedule 1, which may be amended from time to time in line with DataCo requirements (with any such amendments to be notified to you in writing by Alamy).

  • 3.3. In relation to all Licenses except Royalty Free licenses, your Reproduction of the Content is strictly limited to the use, medium, period of time, territory and any other restrictions specified in the Terms. You may utilize the Content in any production process that may be intended use specified in the Invoice.

  • 3.4. In relation to Video Content:

    • 3.4.1. you may not use stills derived from the Video without Alamy’s prior consent, except in in-context marketing, promotion, and advertising of a Product that incorporates the Video and only to the extent and in the context that such stills appear in that Product; and

    • 3.4.2. you may not use any Video in a pornographic, unlawful or defamatory context or manner, including use depicting a person in the Content as engaging in acts of moral turpitude or criminal activity, except where used in a news or editorial context.

6. Warranty and limitation of liability

  • 6.1. Alamy guarantees that should any Content contain defects in material or workmanship which are notified in writing to Alamy within fourteen (14) days of the date of delivery of the Content then Alamy will either replace that Content with another digital copy of the Content free from defect or refund the License Fee paid by you to the extent attributable to the defective Content, at Alamy's option.

  • 6.2. Subject to Clause 8.3, where copyright subsists in the Content, Alamy warrants that it is authorized by the copyright holder to offer a License on the terms set out in this Agreement.

  • 6.3. Alamy makes no other warranty, express or implied, including, without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Neither Alamy nor its Contributors will be liable for any loss of profit or loss of revenue, loss of or damage to goodwill, loss of contracts, loss of customers or any indirect, special or consequential loss, damage, costs, expenses or other claims (whether caused by the negligence of Alamy, its servants or agents or otherwise) which arises out of or in connection with this Agreement, even if Alamy has been advised of the possibility of such loss. Each provision of this Clause 6.3 is to be construed as a separate limitation (applying and surviving even if for any reason one or other of such provisions is held to be inapplicable, unreasonable or unenforceable in any circumstances) and will remain in force notwithstanding the termination or expiry of this Agreement or any License hereunder.

  • 6.4. Subject to clause 6.6, Alamy’s maximum liability arising out of or in connection with this Agreement (whether such liability arises due to breach of contract, negligence or for any other reason) will be limited to five (5) times the total License Fees paid by you during the twelve (12) month period immediately prior to the notification to Alamy by you of an intention to make a claim under this Agreement.

  • 6.5. Neither Alamy nor its Contributors will have any liability for any claims, damages, losses, expenses or costs arising as a result of or in connection with any alteration, cropping, manipulation, editing or any other modifications made to the Content by you or on your behalf or as a result of the context in which the Content is used.

  • 6.6. No term of this Agreement will preclude any liability or claim: (i) for death or bodily injury; (ii) for fraud; (iii) arising from willful default or gross negligence on the part of Alamy or any of its employees, agents or otherwise; or (iv) which cannot be excluded or limited by law.

  • 6.7. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Agreement each party acknowledges that: (i) the Website may contain archival or other collections that include Content that are not protected by copyright, are in the public domain or for which copyright ownership is unknown; and (ii) in respect of such Content:

    • 6.7.1. neither Alamy nor its Contributors purport to have any Intellectual Property rights in such Content and are solely providing you with access to their copy based on your compliance with this Agreement; and

    • 6.7.2. other copies of such Content may be available elsewhere for free.

8. Release information

  • 8.1. Unless Content is marked as having a Release available on the Website at the time you download or order it, Alamy gives no representations or warranties whatsoever: (i) as to the existence of any Releases associated with the Content; (ii) with respect to any names, trademarks, logos, trade dress, uniforms, registered or copyrighted designs, artistic works, architecture or other works depicted in any Content; (iii) with respect to any right of privacy or publicity of any person depicted in the Content; and (iv) in relation to the subject matter depicted or included in the Content and grants no rights in relation to the same. Alamy will not be liable for any third-party claims relating to the subject matter depicted therein.

  • 8.2. You must satisfy yourself that all Releases as may be required for the Reproduction of the Content have been secured and are appropriate for your intended use. You are solely responsible for obtaining all such Releases and will be solely liable in the event that a suitable Release is not obtained. If you are unsure as to whether any Releases are needed for your Content usage, then it is your responsibility to consult with relevant parties. You will not rely upon any representation or warranty given by Alamy employees or representatives save as set out in this Agreement.

  • 8.3. Any music, dialogue or other ambient audio contained in any Video is incidental only. Alamy gives no representations or warranties whatsoever as to the existence of any clearances or permissions relating to any such music, dialogue or audio that may be required and you are solely responsible for obtaining all such clearances or permissions.

  • 8.4. Some items of Content may contain placeholder music, dialogue, other audio, text, video and/or images (“Placeholders”). Such Placeholders are intended only for demonstrations purposes and Alamy makes no warranties or representations as to such Placeholders and you are solely responsible for obtaining your own cleared versions of the same.

  • 8.5. Failure or refusal by you to secure the relevant Releases for Reproduction of the Content is considered a material breach of this Agreement and a breach of Intellectual Property rights, for which you will be solely liable and for which you will indemnify and hold harmless Alamy, the Contributors, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns, and all employees and agents. This indemnification is in addition to, not in lieu of, the indemnification set forth in Section 9 herein and will survive the expiration or earlier termination of this Agreement.

11. License cancellation and termination

  • 11.1. Once you purchase an item of Content, you agree that you have no right to a refund, unless expressly stated otherwise in this Agreement.

  • 11.2. Alamy may terminate or withdraw your License in relation to the Content based on a potential or actual legal claim. Upon such termination or withdrawal, you and your client (if applicable) must immediately discontinue all future use of the Content, delete the Content and all copies from all magnetic/electronic media and destroy all other copies in its or your possession or control. Alamy may replace the Content with alternate Content upon its discretion.

  • 11.3. This Agreement and any License hereunder will terminate immediately if you: (i) enter into voluntary or compulsory liquidation, have a receiver appointed, or suffer any other insolvency or bankruptcy event, (ii) cease or threaten to cease to carry on trading (if applicable); or (iii) commit a material breach of this Agreement and, if such breach is remediable, it is not remedied within fourteen (14) days of receipt of notice requiring remedy. In the event of termination, all rights granted will immediately revert to us and any further exploitation of any Content may in some instances constitute an infringement of copyright and/or other Intellectual Property rights.

  • 11.4. Any provision of this Agreement that expressly or by implication is intended to come into or continue in force on or after termination or expiry of this Agreement will remain in full force and effect.

12. Confidentiality

  • Each party agrees and undertakes that, both during and after the term of this Agreement, it will keep confidential, will not use for its own purposes and will not without the prior written consent of the other party disclose to any third party (other than to any company in either party’s group of companies) any information concerning the business and affairs of the other (including the terms (but not the fact) of this Agreement) which may become known to such party in connection with this Agreement unless such information is public knowledge, other than as a result of a breach of this paragraph, has been independently acquired from a third party without restriction on disclosure, or is required by law or any regulatory body or for the purposes of litigation by or against either party to be disclosed.

14. Überfällige Rechnungen

  • 14.1. Soweit nichts Gegenteiliges mit uns schriftlich vereinbart wurde, sind Rechnungen innerhalb von dreißig (30) Tagen zahlbar.

  • 14.2. Wenn Sie eine Rechnung nicht rechtzeitig vollständig bezahlen, behalten wir uns vor, (i) Zinsen auf den offenen Betrag zu berechnen, und zwar zu einem Satz gemäß dem Gesetz über Zinsen für Zahlungsverzögerungen aus dem Jahr 1998 [Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998], gerechnet vom Fälligkeitsdatum bis zum Erhalt der Zahlung durch Alamy; und/oder (ii) die Lizenz zu kündigen und/oder weitere Dienstleistungen für Sie auszusetzen.

16. Downtime

  • Due to the nature of server provision, downtime and lost transmissions may occur as part of routine maintenance. You are advised to maintain a copy of your account status and details of Content purchased.

17. Audit

  • You will keep separate and detailed records of all Reproduction of the Content to enable Alamy to verify your compliance with the Terms. On not less than 10 days prior written notice, Alamy, or any other person authorized by Alamy, may inspect any records, accounts and/or servers during normal business hours relating to the Reproduction of the Content to ensure that the Content is being used in accordance with this Agreement. This right of inspection will remain in effect for a period of one (1) year after the expiry or termination of any License granted to you.

18. Miscellaneous terms

  • 18.1. Alamy reserves all rights to claim the royalties, levies, mechanical copying charges and other payments available from collective management organizations or other representative bodies in connection with secondary uses of the Content as incorporated in the end use (“Secondary Licensing Fees”), and you do not acquire any right, title or interest enabling you to claim or collect any Secondary Licensing Fees on our behalf, or on behalf of the authors we represent.

  • 18.2. The License is conditional on you not being aware of or having received, prior to licensing any Content, any correspondence, representations, complaints or claims from Alamy Limited, Alamy or third parties (collectively “Claims”) alleging that the Content in question is in breach of copyright or other third party Intellectual Property rights or is in some other way unauthorized. Any such Claims existing at the time the Content is purported to be Licensed will render any License granted void from the beginning. Any use of in-copyright Content in a manner not expressly authorized by this Agreement may constitute copyright infringement, entitling Alamy Limited and/or Alamy to exercise all rights and remedies available to it under copyright laws around the world. You will be responsible for any damages resulting from any such copyright infringement, including any Claims by a third party. In addition, and without prejudice to Alamy's other remedies under this Agreement, Alamy reserves the right to charge and you agree to pay a fee equal to up to five (5) times Alamy's standard License fee for the unauthorized use of the Content.

  • 18.3. You shall ensure that you provide and maintain a valid and accessible email address supplied to Alamy at registration or as updated and notified to Alamy from time to time. Alamy may contact you or provide any notice to you under these Terms at the email address, postal address, telephone number, or using any other communication method provided by you when you register.

  • 18.4. Except where expressly stated otherwise in these Terms, no variation of any of these Terms will be effective unless in writing and signed by Alamy and you.

  • 18.5. No action of Alamy, other than an express written waiver, may be construed as a waiver of any Clause of this Agreement. In the event that Alamy waives any specific part of this Agreement, such fact does not mean that any other part is waived.

  • 18.6. This Agreement and the Terms overrides any terms contained in any purchase order or other communication sent by you, and no act or inaction by Alamy can be taken as acceptance of your offered terms. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be void or unenforceable in whole or in part, this Agreement will continue in force in relation to the unaffected provisions and the remainder of the provision in question.

  • 18.7. Neither party will be liable to the other under or in connection with this Agreement for any failures, interruptions, delays or other matters of a similar nature arising out of circumstances beyond its reasonable control.

  • 18.8. Subject to Clause 3.2.11, neither party will assign, sub-contract, sub-license or otherwise transfer its rights or obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of the other party, not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed.

  • 18.9. In the event Alamy retains an attorney or collection agency to collect any outstanding payment due by you, you agree to pay all collection costs, attorneys' fees and court costs relating thereto, in addition to any outstanding amounts due and applicable interest.

  • 18.10. The validity of this Agreement and the interpretation and performance of all of its terms will be governed by the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A., without reference to its laws relating to conflicts of law. Any disputes arising from or related to this agreement will be finally settled by binding, confidential arbitration by a single arbitrator selected using the rules and procedures for arbitrator selection under the JAMS’ Expedited Procedures in its Comprehensive Arbitration Rules and Procedures (“JAMS”) or of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution ("ICDR") in effect on the date of the commencement of arbitration (the applicable rules to be at your discretion) to be held in New York. The arbitration proceedings will be conducted in English and all documentation will be presented and filed in English. The decision of the arbitrator will be final and binding on the parties, and judgment may be entered on the arbitration award and enforced by any court of competent jurisdiction. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not govern this agreement. The prevailing party will be entitled to recover its reasonable legal costs relating to that aspect of its claim or defense on which it prevails, and any opposing costs awards will be offset. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Alamy will have the right to commence and prosecute any legal or equitable action or proceeding before any court of competent jurisdiction to obtain injunctive or other relief against you in the event that, in the opinion of Alamy, such action is necessary or desirable to protect its intellectual property rights. The parties agree that, notwithstanding any otherwise applicable statute(s) of limitation, any arbitration proceeding will be commenced within two years of the acts, events or occurrences giving rise to the claim.

  • 18.11. You recognize that the Content possess a special, unique and extraordinary character which makes difficult the assessment of monetary damages which Alamy or the Contributors might sustain by an unauthorized use. You agree that irreparable injury would be caused to Alamy or the Contributors by such unauthorized use, and that injunctive relief may be appropriate in the event of breach of this Agreement.

  • 18.12. If after notice to you, you fail to take any action which you are obliged to take hereunder, Alamy and the Contributors will have the right and option, but not the duty, to bring an action for specific performance to compel such action, and obtain all reasonable costs, expenses, attorney's fees and disbursements with respect thereto if such specific performance is awarded by a court of competent jurisdiction.

  • 18.13. This Agreement will be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective legal representatives, successors, and assigns.

  • 18.14. This Agreement supersedes all prior understandings both oral and written between the Parties.

19. Schedule 1: Dataco

  • DataCo Photos and Editorial Text Reports

  • Your use of Content concerning:

  • 19.1. any photographs taken from any of the football matches listed below, or from within a stadium of an English Premier League or Football League club (“DataCo Photos”); or

  • 19.2. any reports which contain opinion and describe or illustrate passages of play made from any of the football matches listed below, or from within a stadium of an English Premier League or Football League club (“DataCo Editorial Text Reports”), is subject to the restrictions set out below.

  • 19.3.

    • • English Premier League;

    • • English Football League;

    • • League Cup (including final);

    • • FA Cup (up to, but not including semi-final); and

    • • “Friendlies” where an English Premier League or Football League club is the “home” club.

  • 19.4. Restrictions

    • 19.4.1. Dataco Photos and DataCo Editorial Text Reports may only be published by Customer (or any Customer Affiliate) for Permitted Editorial Use only and news reporting services only and must only be used for the personal, private non-public facing use of the Customer's end users.

    • 19.4.2. No more than one hundred and twenty (120) Dataco Photos of any football match may be published during the time that such match takes place (together with an additional forty (40) photographs during extra-time, if applicable).

    • 19.4.3. Dataco Photos must not be:

      • altered or manipulated other than ‘flipping’; ‘cropping’ performed in good faith (provided that the meaning or circumstances depicted are not distorted); fun and harmless manipulation as an editorial means of telling a story; standard computerized enhancement in the form of minor alterations; presenting a player as a player of another club only in order to anticipate a post-transfer photo call in circumstances where the player’s transfer has been officially announced or confirmed by the transferee club; or to create computer-generated composite players, match officials, managers or coaches;

      • manipulated to obscure or remove a sponsor’s name or logo;

      • used in any “photosales” (i.e. sale of high quality images to individual consumers) without approval from the applicable football clubs represented in the photograph;

      • used without a visible attribution to the photographer who took the relevant DataCo Photo (or their agency) on behalf of Alamy or The Press Association Limited.

    • 19.4.4. Dataco Photos and DataCo Editorial Text Reports must not be:

      • unless specifically authorized in writing by the relevant football club or league, reproduced as part of any service (whether digital or print) and/or any website, publication or product that is offered, titled, described or promoted as:

        • an official club or league website, publication or other service or product; or

        • substantially on a single player or single club basis;

      • used in any merchandise or souvenirs (including without limitation memorabilia, collector cards, stickers, posters, badges, calendars and clothing);

      • used in, or for the purpose of promoting or advertising, any gambling service or product without first obtaining a license from Football Dataco Limited or the applicable club or league permitting such use;

      • used in, or for the purpose of promoting or advertising, any game or competition which is not a promotional tool used in a bona fide editorial news services without first obtaining a license from Football Dataco Limited or the applicable club or league permitting such use;

      • used in any way that creates or implies an endorsement or commercial association unless such an endorsement or commercial association exists;

      • used in any way that emulates audio or audiovisual material, unless the product is for people with visual impairment;

      • used in any website, publication or other service or product which:

        • contains, advertises, promotes or links to any unauthorized Premier or Football League or club logos or trademarks, or any unauthorized audio or audio-visual coverage of any Premier or Football League match, whether by live or near live streaming, or downloading of recorded content or via any other means of communication (unauthorized meaning without license granted by the applicable football league or as otherwise permitted by law); or

        • incorporates any fixture lists or data where such use amounts to an infringement of Football Dataco Limited’s (or the applicable league’s or club’s) intellectual property rights;

      • used in advertising and marketing materials; in posters; or in news and information archive databases unless permission is first obtained from Football DataCo Limited and subject to certain conditions;

      • published during the match to which they relate unless there is a delay of not less than 60 seconds before publication. This also applies to any related user generated content; and/or

      • published during a match where they amount to a continuous match commentary or live data service.

Terms and conditions of sale for credit accounts

1. Interpretation

  • 1.1. In these conditions:

  • “Buyer”

  • means the person who makes the purchase of a license of the Image(s)/Video(s) available online through the Website or who authorizes the Seller to make a purchase on their behalf.

  • “Image(s)/Video(s)”

  • means the digital Image(s)/Video(s) that is supplied via the Website to the Buyer to fulfil their purchase.

  • “Seller”

  • means Alamy Inc, a company registered in New York State .

  • “Conditions”

  • means the standard terms and conditions of sale for credit account customers set out in this document and includes any special conditions agreed in writing between the Buyer and the Seller.

  • “Contract”

  • means the contract for purchase and sale of Image(s)/Video(s)

  • “Website”

  • Means the website owned and operated by Alamy at URL (as amended by Alamy from time to time).

  • “Writing”

  • includes email or postal service

  • 1.2. The headings of these Conditions are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.

2. Basis of the sale

  • 2.1. The Image(s)/Video(s) may be purchased in a number of ways, either directly by the Buyer online using the Website or by the Buyer directing an employee of the Seller to purchase the Image(s)/Video(s) for them. In all cases the Buyer acknowledges that the sale has occurred.

  • 2.2. The Buyer agrees that all Image(s)/Video(s) sales are governed by the License Agreement. The License Agreement can be viewed here.

  • 2.3. The Buyer acknowledges that the License Agreement referred to in clause 2.ii is liable to change and the License Agreement in place on the Website at the time of each Image(s)/Video(s) sale determines the License Agreement applicable to that sale.

  • 2.4. Any typographical, clerical or other error or omission in any sales literature, quotation, price list, acceptance of offer, invoice or other document or information issued by the Seller shall be subject to correction without any liability on the part of the Seller.

4. Terms of payment

  • 4.1. Subject to any special terms agreed between the Buyer and the Seller the Seller will invoice the Buyer once the order process is complete on the Website.

  • 4.2. The Buyer shall pay the price of the Image(s)/Video(s) within 30 days of the date of the Seller's invoice. Any alterations to this payment term have to be agreed in Writing with the Seller. Receipts for payment will only be issued upon request.

  • 4.3. The Seller operates a "Cancellation Policy" the terms of which are available in the license cancellation clause in the License Agreement available through the Website and on each invoice. The Seller reserves the right to change this policy without notice.

  • 4.4. Bank charges. The Buyer will pay for the Buyer’s bank charges and not deduct these from any amount owed to the Seller.

  • 4.5. If the Buyer fails to make payment on the due date then, without prejudice to any other remedy available to the Seller, the Seller shall be entitled to:

    • 4.5.1. Cancel the Contract or suspend further services for the Buyer.

      • Charge interest on overdue invoices and reasonable recovery costs. The Seller understands and will exercise our statutory right to claim interest and compensation for debt recovery costs if we are not paid according to agreed terms at a rate of 1.5% per month.

6. Insolvency

  • 6.1. This clause applies if:

    • 6.1.1. The Buyer makes any voluntary arrangement with its creditors or files for protection under bankruptcy codes 7, 9, 11, 13 or 15..

    • 6.1.2. An encumbrancer takes possession of any of the property or assets of the Buyer; or

    • 6.1.3. The Buyer ceases, or threatens to cease, to carry on business; or

    • 6.1.4. The Seller reasonably suspects that any of the events mentioned above is about to occur in relation to the Buyer and notifies the Buyer accordingly.

  • 6.2. If this clause applies then, without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to the Seller, the Seller shall be entitled to cancel the License agreement or suspend any further deliveries of Image(s)/Video(s) to the Buyer without liability to the Buyer, and if the Image(s)/Video(s) have been delivered but not paid for then the price for them shall become immediately due and payable notwithstanding any previous agreement or arrangement to the contrary.

7. Data Protection

  • 7.1. We shall process any personal information submitted by the Buyer to Alamy under these Conditions in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

8. General

  • 8.1. Any notice required or permitted to be given by either party to the other under these Conditions shall be in Writing addressed to that other party at its registered office or principal place of business or other such address as may at the time be relevant having been notified pursuant to this provision to the party giving notice.

  • 8.2. The Seller’s License Agreement will apply exclusively to all dealings between the Seller and the Buyer.

  • 8.3. No waiver by the Seller of any breach of the License agreement by the Buyer shall be considered as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision.

  • 8.4. If any provision of these Conditions is held by any competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part the validity of the other provisions of these Conditions and the remainder of the provisions in question shall not be affected.

  • 8.5. The validity of this agreement and the interpretation and performance of all of its terms shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York. You hereby irrevocably agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction and venue of any state or federal court located in the City Of New York, State of New York, and expressly waive any claim or defense that such forum is not convenient or proper for purposes of any action arising under this agreement.