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Kinross.cc Community Photo Library Fair Use Policy


If you wish to use any image that has the word "copyright" watermarked then you MUST contact the owner for permission.

The goal of this photo library is to provide a resource for marketing and promoting Kinross-shire.
Photographs can be used, subject to the following conditions. However, acknowledgement will be given to www.kinross.cc on any publication or website where the photographs appear.

In looking through the library you will be able to browse pages of photo thumbnails, which are linked to full-size images.

Fair Use of Copyright-Free Images
The images and photos found in this library come from residents of Kinross-shire and friends of www.kinross.cc
The photos you'll find here are copyright free, but some restrictions still apply. Specifically, people have a legal right to privacy, and the use of their likeness for commercial advertising requires their consent. If a person is recognisable in an image, his or here consent must be obtained before using the image for commercial purposes.
In principle, if a photo is sufficiently modified so that individuals are no longer "recognisable", it should be okay to use. In any and all cases, the final responsibility for the fair use of the images found on this site is yours. The advice you are reading here is not a qualified legal opinion. You should seek legal advice if you have any questions or doubts about your use of images containing recognisable individuals.

Acceptable Site Use Policy
Because www.kinross.cc is built on limited resources, you are requested to refrain from trying to automatically download the entire image library collection. The available bandwidth just would not permit such an activity.

Library Organisation
Access to the free images and photos in the library is through linked pages sorted by general category, clicking on the category will bring up thumbnails of images.
The thumbnail pages offer a means for rapidly browsing image content, and clicking an individual thumbnail links to a page with a larger image, typically 20-50Kb in size. Clicking on this medium sized image will bring up a full sized image.
Guidelines Regarding the Use or Reproduction of www.kinross.cc Material Obtained From this website.
www.kinross.cc generally has no objection to the reproduction and use of www.kinross.cc material images, subject to the following conditions

  1. You may use www.kinross.cc imagery, if it is for educational or information purposes, including photo collections, textbooks, public exhibits and Internet Web pages.
  2. www.kinross.cc material may not be used to state or imply the endorsement by www.kinross.cc or by any www.kinross.cc employee of a commercial product, service, or activity, or used in any manner that might mislead. If the www.kinross.cc material is to be used for commercial purposes, especially including advertisements, it must not explicitly or implicitly convey www.kinross.cc endorsement of commercial goods or services.
  3. If a www.kinross.cc image includes an identifiable person, using the image for commercial purposes may infringe that person's right of privacy or publicity, and permission should be obtained from the person.
  4. The photograph owner should be acknowledged as the source of the material.
  5. It is unlawful to falsely claim copyright or other rights in www.kinross.cc material.
  6. www.kinross.cc shall in no way be liable for any costs, expenses, claims, or demands arising out of the use of www.kinross.cc material
  7. www.kinross.cc does not indemnify nor hold harmless users of www.kinross.cc material, nor release such users from copyright infringement, nor grant exclusive use rights with respect to www.kinross.cc material.
  8. www.kinross.cc material is not protected by copyright unless noted. If copyrighted, permission should be obtained from the copyright owner prior to use. If not copyrighted, www.kinross.cc material may be reproduced and distributed without further permission from www.kinross.cc.
  9. www.kinross.cc does not endorse or sponsor any commercial product, service, or activity.
  10. Use of the www.kinross.cc name as an identifying symbol by organisations other than www.kinross.cc (such as on foods, packaging, containers, signs, or any promotional material) is prohibited. The only exceptions are noted immediately below:-
  11. www.kinross.cc does permit the use of the www.kinross.cc logo and insignia or photographs on novelty and souvenir-type items.
  12. However, such items may only be sold and manufactured after a proposal has been submitted to and approved by www.kinross.cc and the photograph owner.
  13. www.kinross.cc personnel are not authorised to sign indemnity or hold harmless statements, releases from copyright infringement, or documents granting exclusive use rights.
  14. Photographs are not protected by copyright unless noted. If copyrighted, permission should be obtained from the copyright owner prior to use. If not copyrighted, photographs may be reproduced and distributed without further permission from www.kinross.cc. If a recognisable person appears in the photograph, use for commercial purposes may infringe a right of privacy or publicity and permission should be obtained from the recognisable person.