Available Licenses – Cartoonists Shop

Buying Artwork and Licenses

If you Buy images, you do so on the following terms:

  • you cannot cancel a purchase of an Image once the download has taken place.
  • Cartoonists Shop does not give any undertaking as to the continued availability of Images offered for sale on the Site;
  • the Image may not be re-sold or otherwise transferred by the Buyer to any third party; and
  • payment of the fee will be made at the time of download by deduction from your Member Account.

Personal Use Only License

Personal Use Only License grants you, a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to make use of and display the image on a website or print project. A maximum of 100 copies incorporating the image may be made.

Acceptable Usage

  • Brochures, Folders, Catalogs
  • Newsletter Mail
  • Presentations
  • Website or Blog Development – placement not to exceed a maximum image size of 800 x 1200 pixels
  • On social media (subject to clause 15)
 

You CANNOT use the Artwork:

  • that features a model or recognizable person(s) to suggest that they are endorsing a business, product, service, organization or in sensitive subject matter, such as mental and physical health issues, social issues, sexual or implied sexual activity, substance abuse, crime, physical or mental abuse, or any other subject matter that would be offensive.
  • As part of a trade-mark, design-mark, trade-name, business name, service mark, or logo.
  • For redistribution, resell, lease, license, sub-license or offer free downloads of the Artwork in its present form or in a modified form to any third party.
  • On shared drives, intranets, computer networks or the like.
  • In such a way as to suggest that the product was created by you.
  • That you acquire unless it is incorporated into a work you have created.

Digital Media Use License

Digital Media Use License grants you, a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to make use of and display the image on a website or print project. 

Acceptable Usage

  • E-book
  • Presentation, Website, Newsletter.
  • Brochures, Folders, Catalogs
  • Advertisements, Flyers, Newsletter Mail
  • Billboards and Banners, Signage
  • Website or Blog Development – placement not to exceed a maximum image size of 800 x 1200 pixel
  • On social media (subject to clause 15)
  • Flash Animations
  • Letterhead and Business Cards
  • Opt-in Email Marketing
  • Stickers and Labels
  • CD/DVD Covers (not for resale)
  • Promotional Items (not for resale)
 

You CANNOT use the Artwork:

  • that features a model or recognizable person(s) to suggest that they are endorsing a business, product, service, organization or in sensitive subject matter, such as mental and physical health issues, social issues, sexual or implied sexual activity, substance abuse, crime, physical or mental abuse, or any other subject matter that would be offensive.
  • As part of a trade-mark, design-mark, trade-name, business name, service mark, or logo.
  • For redistribution, resell, lease, license, sub-license or offer free downloads of the Artwork in its present form or in a modified form to any third party.
  • On shared drives, intranets, computer networks or the like.
  • In such a way as to suggest that the product was created by you.
  • That you acquire unless it is incorporated into a work you have created.

Educational Use License

Educational Use License grants you, a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to make use of and display the image on a website or print project. 

Acceptable Usage

  • E-book
  • Presentation, Website, Newsletter.
  • Brochures, Folders, Catalogs
  • Advertisements, Flyers, Newsletter Mail
  • Billboards and Banners, Signage
  • Website or Blog Development – placement not to exceed a maximum image size of 800 x 1200 pixel
  • On social media (subject to clause 15)
  • Flash Animations
  • Letterhead and Business Cards
  • Opt-in Email Marketing
  • Stickers and Labels
  • CD/DVD Covers (not for resale)
  • Promotional Items (not for resale)
 

You CANNOT use the Artwork:

  • that features a model or recognizable person(s) to suggest that they are endorsing a business, product, service, organization or in sensitive subject matter, such as mental and physical health issues, social issues, sexual or implied sexual activity, substance abuse, crime, physical or mental abuse, or any other subject matter that would be offensive.
  • As part of a trade-mark, design-mark, trade-name, business name, service mark, or logo.
  • For redistribution, resell, lease, license, sub-license or offer free downloads of the Artwork in its present form or in a modified form to any third party.
  • On shared drives, intranets, computer networks or the like.
  • In such a way as to suggest that the product was created by you.
  • That you acquire unless it is incorporated into a work you have created.

Print Media Use License

Print Media Use License grants you, a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to make use of and display the image in items for resale or distribution, such as clothing, greeting cards, magnets, calendars, web templates, games, and wallpapers. A maximum of 10,000 copies incorporating the image may be made.

Acceptable Usage

  • Newspaper, Magazine, Newsportal
  • T-shirts and Clothing
  • Mousepads, Mugs, Totes, Bags
  • Posters, Greeting Cards, Calendars
  • eBooks, Textbooks
  • Film or Video for Distribution
  • Web Templates
  • Software, Apps, Video Games
  • Wallpapers, Screensavers
  • Vinyl Wall Art, Canvas Art
  • Packaging
  • CD/DVD Covers
  • Promotional Items
  • On social media (subject to clause 15)
 

You CANNOT use the Artwork:

  • That features a model or recognizable person(s): to suggest that they are endorsing a business, product, service, organization or insensitive subject matter, such as mental and physical health issues, social issues, sexual or implied sexual activity, substance abuse, crime, physical or mental abuse, or any other subject matter that would be offensive.
  • As part of a trademark, design mark, trade name, business name, service mark, or logo.
  • For redistribution, resell, lease, license, sub-license or offer free downloads of the image in its present form or in a modified form to any third party.
  • On shared drives, intranets, computer networks or the like.
  • In such a way as to suggest that the product was created by you.
  • That you acquire unless it is incorporated into a work you have created.

Commercial Use License

Grants you both the Standard and Merchandise Licenses outlined above and allows an unlimited number of copies incorporating the image may be made.

You acknowledge and agree that despite Cartoonists Shop’ reasonable precautions, Images may be listed at an incorrect price or with incorrect information due to a typographical error or similar oversight. In these circumstances, Cartoonists Shop reserves the right to cancel or reverse a transaction, even after your order has been confirmed and a payment has been processed. If a transaction is cancelled, Cartoonists Shop will immediately arrange for any payment to be refunded.

Acceptable Usage

  • Newspaper, Magazine, Newsportal
  • T-shirts and Clothing
  • Mousepads, Mugs, Totes, Bags
  • Posters, Greeting Cards, Calendars
  • eBooks, Textbooks
  • Film or Video for Distribution
  • Web Templates
  • Software, Apps, Video Games
  • Wallpapers, Screensavers
  • Vinyl Wall Art, Canvas Art
  • Packaging
  • CD/DVD Covers
  • Promotional Items
  • On social media (subject to clause 15)
 

Model-released images may not be used in a way that the person(s) depicted:

  • Endorses a business, product, service, or organization.
  • Is used in sensitive subject matter, such as mental and physical health issues, social issues, sexual or implied sexual activity, substance abuse, crime, physical or mental abuse, or any other subject matter that would be offensive.

All in One License

An Ultimate License grant you the Personal Use Only, Digital Media Use, Print Media Use, Educational Use, and Commercial Use Licenses outlined above with no limit to the number of copies that can be made.