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Copyright & Terms of Use

All images and patterns sold via this website, including artwork, digital images, projects, text and patterns contained in any product available from this website are protected by international copyright laws and ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED. The reproduction of the artwork, images, projects, text and patterns by the purchaser is allowed for limited personal use only.

Please note that all FREE images given away on The Vintage Workshop website OR blog are still under copyright and are reserved for personal use only. If you would like to share free images with your friends, family, facebook page, blog, etc. Please post a link back to our blog/website for them to download from the source. We do not authorize free images to be posted on other sites for download. If you have any questions regarding the distribution of Vintage Workshop imagery (free or purchased), please feel free to contact us.

Professional Crafters and others interested in using The Vintage Workshop™ images on hand-made items for resell should refer to our Professional Crafters Policy.

A separate license agreement is required for reproduction of any portion or use of any portion of this work for commercial purposes (more than 75 items per image). Presenting the images of this work as part of a pattern, website, e-newsletter or advertisement is forbidden without prior written consent of The Vintage Workshop®, LLC. Click here for licensing information and necessary forms.

For copyright & licensing questions and inquiries please email us at support@thevintageworkshop.com.

 

FAQs Regarding Copyright

What is copyright?
Copyright laws provide exclusive legal rights of usage of an "original work of authorship" to the copyright holder. This protection is provided by the United States title 17, U.S. Code and other international laws. Anyone who violates copyright is subject to criminal penalties, fines, and the possible recovery of any loss of income or profit suffered by the copyright holder due to the infringement. An infringer is also potentially liable for attorneys' fees and statutory damages.

What should I do if I am unsure if my use of your designs violates copyright?
If you are in doubt, ask! By simply purchasing our products, it allows the purchaser to use the images for personal use only. If you intend to use our designs in a way other than personal use, you must ask us for clarification and obtain licensing permission. Click here for more info on licensing.

If I manipulate an image using a computer program or other method, can I claim copyright to the changed image?
No. You cannot claim copyright to a copyrighted The Vintage Workshop™ image that you have derived or changed from the original design without our permission.

I am designing a website and want to use one of your images.  Is this legal?
No. You may not publish images from The Vintage Workshop™ in a digital format, ever. It is not acceptable to use our artwork for avatars or on websites. Each of our images is a copyrighted electronic image protected by international copyright law.  

Are all The Vintage Workshop™ products copyrighted?
Yes. All our images and designs are copyrighted. This includes our CD-ROM products, Download Collections, Single Image Downloads, books, patterns, and other images and designs on our website.

Yeah, right! Who is going to know if I send my friends your designs or use them for my small business?
Copyright infringement is serious business! You should think twice about taking and giving away or trying to sell something you don't own. Our products are created in good faith for you and a lot of time has gone into their creation. You can suffer serious consequences including fines, loss of personal equipment, criminal charges, and repaying the copyright holder for any loss of profit.

How can I use The Vintage Workshop™ images I have purchased?
The images purchased from any of our image art collections are intended for PERSONAL USE. Making copies of images and sending them to friends or family members through email or a network is prohibited. Any commercial use of our images requires Registration. Professional Crafters and others interested in using Vintage Workshop images on hand-made items for resell MUST read our Professional Crafters Policy and complete The Vintage Workshop Licensing Registration form.

What is commercial use?
Commercial use applies to the production or display use of our images. Commercial use includes things like small business, advertising campaigns, newsletter distribution, product or image resale, and production of products. To use our images in any of these ways requires registration for usage. If you are a business, wanting more information on licensing terms and fees charged (for 76-250 items per image), please click here to learn more.

I would like to use an image on my personal printed stationary. Is that okay?
Yes. You can use an image on personal printed stationary, note cards, etc. However, a small business cannot use our images without first paying a one-time licensing fee allowing small production runs.

For copyright & licensing questions and inquiries please email us at permissions@thevintageworkshop.com

The Vintage Workshop®, LLC
P.O. Box 30237
Kansas City, MO 64112

Phone (913) 341-5559
Fax (913) 341-7913



 

 

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