Copyright of Images

At Easyhandmadeideas, we take copyright seriously. As creators of original content, including photographs, we have a legal right to control the use of our images. This page outlines the terms under which we license our photos to others.

Except where otherwise noted, Easyhandmadeideas holds the copyright on all images that appear on our website and social media channels. This means we have exclusive rights to reproduce, adapt, distribute, perform, and display those photos. It also means that use of our images without permission constitutes copyright infringement.

While we reserve copyright, we also believe in sharing our creativity with the world. To that end, we license our photos under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 DEED). This allows broad reuse of our images while reserving certain key rights.

Specifically, the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license grants the following permissions:

  • You may share and redistribute our photos freely, in any medium or format, as long as you follow the terms below. This includes both online and print uses.
  • You must give appropriate credit to Easyhandmadeideas and provide a link back to the original source image. However, you may not imply that we endorse you or your use of the photo.
  • You may not use the images for commercial purposes, meaning anything primarily intended for or directed towards commercial advantage or monetary gain.
  • You may not create derivative works from our photos. This includes altering, transforming, or building upon the images. Unaltered reproductions are allowed.

Along with permissions, the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license has important restrictions:

  • You must comply with the license terms when redistributing or sharing our photos. The freedoms granted cannot be revoked by Easyhandmadeideas as long as you follow the terms.
  • You must properly attribute Easyhandmadeideas and link back to the source page on our website.
  • You may not use the images in any way that is primarily commercial in nature or seeks to monetize the photos.
  • You may not manipulate, modify, adapt or otherwise create derivative works from the original photos.

In addition, please note the following:

  • For any images with an alternate copyright notice next to them, the terms of that notice supersede the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license. Please review these notices carefully.
  • No warranties are given regarding the images. This license may not provide all permissions needed for your intended use. Additional rights like publicity, privacy, and moral rights may limit your use.

We hope these terms empower you to share our creativity while also protecting our legal rights as copyright holders. Please reach out if you have any questions about licensing our photos or about copyright law in general. We aim to share our work with the world in a responsible way.

Last update: November 12, 2023