CoolWaterPhoto.com LLC Copyright Notice

Our Stock Photos

CoolWaterPhoto.com LLC is a commercial stock photo library and exclusively deals with copyrighted images contributed by professional photographers. All of our pictures are privately owned and each picture belongs to respective photographers. They are not the property of public domain or royalty free stock photos. In order for you to use any pictures from us, you must obtain proper licensing rights to use the pictures by paying industry standard fee.

Please Respect Our Copyright

Except noted, you are not allowed to copy, download, transfer, reproduce, re-create, project, use or alter any of our pictures in ANY way, alone or with any other image(s), by use of computers or other electronic means, without (a) express written permission on invoice stating rights granted and the terms thereof, and (b) payment of said invoice.

These copyrighted images and all usage rights remain the exclusive property of CoolWaterPhoto.com LLC and its photographers.

All of the images at CoolWaterPhoto.com are NOT royalty free images or clip art images. You are required by law to obtain our permission for ANY use of our copyrighted images and MUST PAY for ANY use when the permission is granted. All of images has been officially registered at the U.S. Copyright Office, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Avenue, S.E., Washington, D.C. 20559-6000, phone: +1 (202) 707-3000, and thus they are strictly protected by U.S. and International Copyright Law. Before proceed please read carefully the following statement and agree to accept our terms of condition.

According to the copyright law, the photographer achieves ownership of the copyright to a photographic image at the moment the camera shutter is released. Unauthorized use of copyrighted images is punishable by forfeiture of actual damages (the value of the use) plus statutory damages up to U.S. $150,000.00 per violation.

We will vigorously protect our copyright interests by searching through the Internet and elsewhere in the world. In the event that we discover such copyright violation, we will notify the violator and charge the industry-standard TRIPLE FEE for unauthorized use. If the violation is malicious, we will prosecute such vicious violators for Copyright Infringement in U.S. Federal Court to fully compensate the actual damage and the statuary damages up to U.S. $150,000.00 in addition to any cost incurred such as court and attorney fees.

 

Exception

Comprehensive Layout Use ("Comp")

You may download any images for courteous free layout comp use. However, retaining any images downloaded from such use constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use.

The person or party who downloaded any images for comp use assumes full liability for your company, staff, representatives, couriers, production services, and associates for any misuse of these images.

School Projects

For school projects only we do allow the student or the teacher to download the low resolution file to be used under the following conditions:

  • It is a one-time, non-commercial use such as classroom material, reports, or other school projects.
  • The image is properly credited with photographer's name/CoolWaterPhoto.com.
  • There must be a link provided to our web site: http://coolwaterphoto.com for online use.
  • No emailing the pictures.
  • The picture file is deleted immediately after use to avoid any misuse such as copyright infringement.