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Terms & Conditions

Site Usage: Agreement and Terms & Conditions of Use

Welcome to the photo library website of Geoscience Stock Images. Once you enter our site with the intention of downloading any of our images the terms and conditions listed below apply.

The terms & conditions listed are essentially guidelines and more detailed terms and conditions of the use and reproduction of images from our library may apply to some commercial or research uses.

Once you have entered our library this agreement applies to you, or if you are using this web site on behalf of a third party, agency or employer, to the individual or “institution” you purport to represent. Geoscience Stock Images reserves the right to change this Agreement when needs be, but your use of the site will be determined by the version posted on the site at the time of use.

If you do not wish to be subject to this Agreement, do not accept the terms and conditions and do not use the site to download or use any of our images.

This website is owned and operated by Geoscience Stock Images and all the images and data featured or displayed on this website, including, but not limited to, text and photographic images and software (“content”), is owned by Geoscience Stock Images, its suppliers and content providers.

Trade Name: Geoscience Stock Images

The following terms and conditions apply to all users of this site and those handling any digital material obtained from this site entitled “”. Once you have obtained a pass key and download link to access images on this site, you have entered into a binding agreement between you and Geoscience Stock Images. If you do not wish to be bound by this agreement, please contact Geoscience Stock Images immediately so that your download link and pass key can be deleted. Once this is completed you will not be granted access to the database. The downloading of any material will be deemed as acceptance of our terms and conditions.

All images and information provided on this web site are the property and/or copyright of Geoscience Stock Images or its suppliers. The moral rights of Geoscience Stock Images and creators of the works represented on this site have been duly asserted.

Clients wishing to purchase images and become an accepted and authorised user of our site must provide accurate information when purchasing via Google Checkout.

Once you are provided with a download link and access code, you are must take the upmost care in protecting the confidentiality of these details.

You must not reveal your download link and access code to a third party and unauthorized parties without the permission of Geoscience Stock Images.

You must take all reasonable steps to prevent unauthorised persons from obtaining your download link/access code. You will be held responsible for any charges arising from illegal or unauthorised downloads of images from this site by third parties using your details, with or without your permission.

You must adhere to any restrictions in use, which may be attached to downloaded images.

You may download low-resolution “watermarked” images from this site for evaluation, for compilation or layout purposes but you cannot use watermarked images in any final products for distribution in printed or electronic form without the written approval of Geoscience Stock Images. This includes the use of watermarked images for making a printed or visual presentation to a client.

You are warned not to modify or remove any visible or invisible electronic watermark. You may not redistribute or sublicense any image supplied by us or downloaded from this site.

Whilst Geoscience Stock Images strives to ensure that the accuracy, correctness and reliability of the data associated with specific images we accept no liability or issue no warranties as to the accuracy, correctness or reliability of this data.

The reproduction by whatever means of the whole or any part of an image (including, but not limited to slide projection and/or the layout or presentation of images) is strictly forbidden without written permission of Geoscience Stock Images.

No reproduction rights are granted by virtue of the download of our images unless expressly agreed in advance. Any reproduction of Geoscience Stock Images photographic material outside the terms of any licence constitutes an infringement of copyright and also a breach of this Agreement entitling us to rescind and claim damages.

You must indemnify Geoscience Stock Images in respect of any claims, damages, costs or expenses we may incur arising from any reproduction of any image supplied to you.

You must ensure that all necessary rights, releases and consents required for reproduction are obtained and that the use of any image is not associated with obscene, indecent, libellous or unlawful publication.

Geoscience Stock Images make no claim or warranty with regard to your use of any detail such as names, text, people, trademarks or copyright material depicted in any image and you must indemnify Geoscience Stock Images in respect of any claims, damages, costs or expenses we incur arising from the use of any image supplied to you.

Only when Geoscience Stock Images has agreed can you licence the use of any image to a third party. Once we have issued an agreement you must enter into a binding agreement with the third party to ensure that they are bound by such licensing terms that restrict the printing, copying, networking, multiple access or other use of the images to personal use only, forbidding the assignment, resale, rental and lending of the image and ensuring that credit is given to Geoscience Stock Images and the named photographer.

Geoscience Stock Images and the photographer concerned must be credited every time an image is used.

Our images must not be digitally or artistically altered or manipulated, in any way including the addition or deletion of data without the written permission of Geoscience Stock Images.

Geoscience Stock Images requests that you recognize that images on this site are our property.

You may not create, store or transmit our digital images without our permission. Each Digital Image created by you shall be recorded and labelled with our details.

Under the terms of this agreement you must not create images greater in size than 640×480 pixels, 72 dpi. Any use of these digital images shall be in a form designed so that it will not be possible to alter, manipulate or adapt.

We are not be liable for loss or damage suffered by you or any third party arising from use or reproduction of any image or its caption.

Should we fail to exercise or enforce any of our rights Geoscience Stock Images will not be deemed to have issued a waiver of such rights and will not be barred from exercising or enforcement of our rights in the future.

The Terms and Conditions of this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and the parties agree to submit the jurisdiction of the English courts.