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Copyright Statement

This copyright statement applies to all photography & images found on this website, and any other sites found on the gartifacts.com domain. Please read carefully before downloading, linking to, or printing copies for use.

© Copyright 2013-2019 Garry Atkinson/Gartifacts, Fundo Press LLC, Soul Of NC.  All rights reserved.

I. Proprietary Rights

The artwork and photographs contained on this, and any other site under the gartifacts.com domain, are the property of Garry Atkinson/Gartifacts and are protected by United States and International copyright laws. All copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property rights in this site, are the property of Garry Atkinson/Gartifacts.

All Artwork and Photographs on gartifacts.com are copyrighted.

No permission, either express or implied, is granted for the electronic transmission, storage, retrieval, or printing of the photographs contained on gartifacts.com, other than that which is related to the normal "caching" practices of web browsers and activities such as downloading solely for your personal enjoyment. No parties/individuals visiting or viewing images from gartifacts.com, may otherwise copy, modify, publish, transmit, or distribute the contents of the photographs found herein. Express written permission must be granted, on behalf of the artist/photographer (copyright holder, Garry Atkinson/Gartifacts), in order to use these photographs for any purpose that is not outlined above.

Your use of gartifacts.com or viewing of this statement indicates your acceptance of these conditions.
 

II. Personal Use Criteria

The following are a list of conditions where I, Garry Atkinson/Gartifacts, give individuals permission to link to (or copy) JPEG images and other material at no charge:

  1. Students are welcome to download images and incorporate them into school reports, presentations, etc. for free so long as proper credit/citation is given, without my further permission.

  2. Anyone can download images from Desktops / Wallpapers for the express use of displaying them on screen on any personal computer that is not being used for commercial or public viewing purposes.


III. Free Web Usage Criteria

The following conditions define my authorization for use of my image on the Web, free of charge, so long as proper attribution of copyright is given to me, Garry Atkinson/Gartifacts and include the website, Gartifacts.com in said attribution:

  1. You may make LINKS to the images on pages you maintain for yourself for personal, non-commercial use.

  2. If you are preparing FREE online site guides for other artists, photographers, bloggers, and photograph forums, you may make use of these images, BUT ONLY IF YOU ATTRIBUTE THEM AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.


IV. Commercial Use

Those persons who wish to use the artwork/photography found on this site in a commercial fashion must receive written consent from me, Garry Atkinson/Gartifacts, prior to its commercial use. To obtain consent, interested parties should send please e-mail me via the contact form on the About/Contact Me page. In that e-mail the following should be addressed:

  1. Image(s) you would like to use

  2. Where they will be displayed

  3. How they will be displayed

  4. Intent of its display

  5. Duration of their public viewing

  6. Any other information you feel would be useful


Any commercial use of my artwork without prior consent is a violation of United States and International copyright law.


IV. Copyright Infringement is Serious

The act of infringing on a copyright is a very serious business and is punishable by fines and/or imprisonment. I have worked very hard to present you with a quality artistic/photographic experience and I kindly ask that you will refrain from copying anything from the site onto your own hard drive, diskette(s), printer, etc. You are welcome to copy the hyperlinks to other sites found on gartifacts.com, however, I ask that you do no copy any of the graphics, photographs, or articles from this site for your own use (other than the terms stated above). Doing so is an infringement of United States and International copyright laws.