Terms of Use/Licensing

All copyrights are reserved by Sherrie Piegdon/Pixel Gypsy. None of the licenses described below in any way initiate or imply a transfer of copyright. These licenses outline allowed usages for products copyrighted by Sherrie Piegdon/Pixel Gypsy.

Understanding which licenses apply to which products
Any product found within the Digital Stamp category or marked as digital stamp(s) in the product title is subject to the Digital Stamp License/Angel Policy.
Any product found in the CU Clipart category or marked as CU Clipart in the product title is subject to the Small Commercial Use for Clipart License
All other products not included in the above are subject to the Scrapbooking Personal/Scrap-for-Hire License.



Scrapbooking Personal/Scrap-for-Hire License
USAGE
All digital scrapbooking images, brush files, actions and/or layered templates offered for sale or for free by Sherrie Piegdon and/or Pixel Gypsy are copyrighted by Sherrie Piegdon/Pixel Gypsy and are for personal and Scrap for Hire/Scrap for Others use only unless written permission from Sherrie Piegdon is granted. They may not be reproduced for sale or redistributed in any way outside the Scrap for Hire/Scrap for Others exceptions in this license without permission from Sherrie Piegdon.

Do not use any images for obscene, defamatory, or immoral works or any other purpose that is prohibited by law. If you post scrapbook pages or other projects online or submit them to magazines using any of these images, include the CD or digital product title and Sherrie Piegdon/Pixel Gypsy in the credits. Feel free to lightly modify any images (size, color, etc.) as it suits your project needs.

You may not use templates or pre-made pages for publication and call them your own works. Please credit them as a template or pre-made page and provide the proper credit to Sherrie Piegdon, Pixel Gypsy.

Scrap for Hire/Scrap for Others (S4H/S4O) Usage
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You may use this copyrighted work in to create scrapbook pages for others as a service under the following conditions:

*Completed S4H/S4O projects are delivered as printed pages or in flattened file formats (.png,.jpg). No layered files of any kind (including but not limited to: .tiff, .psd, .psp, .apd, .xcf) may be delivered to the client at any time.

*Products are used for projects created specifically for individual clients that include delivery of fully completed pages. Delivery/sale of projects using copyrighted material protected under this license in a “quick page” or “template” type format to clients is strictly prohibited.

*Copyrighted material protected under this license may not be used in the mass production of projects without purchase of additional licensing from Sherrie Piegdon (Pixel Gypsy) and express written permission.

*Use of copyrighted material covered under this license is strictly prohibited in projects that only include light customization for the client (names, dates, written material, etc). Projects must consist primarily of design work that is created for clients individually.

Commercial Usage
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Any commercial use not specifically addressed in this license is strictly prohibited without express written permission from Sherrie Piegdon. For distribution or commercial use information, send an email to sherrie AT pixelgypsydesigns.com with the word “Commercial” in the subject line.

Web Design/Graphics Usages
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Usage for web site design, blog design or any other web graphics is strictly prohibited without express written permission from Sherrie Piegdon/Pixel Gypsy. Permission for use in web graphics may or may not be granted with or without payment, on a case-by-case basis by Sherrie Piegdon/Pixel Gypsy. Please send an email to sherrie AT pixelgypsydesigns.com to inquire about web usage with a complete description of your project scope as it pertains to the copyrighted material you wish to use.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall Sherrie Piegdon or Pixel Gypsy or its designers or agents, be responsible for any damages or loss that result from the use of, or inability to use any of the products sold or distributed by Sherrie Piegdon or Pixel Gypsy. If any legal action arises out of copyright infringement, Sherrie Piegdon, Pixel Gypsy and its designers or agents shall be indemnified and held harmless of any and all costs or damages that you or Sherrie Piegdon, Pixel Gypsy or its designers or agents incur.

You can contact me at sherrie AT pixelgypsydesigns DOT com with any questions.



Digital Stamp License/Angel Policy
USAGE
All digital stamps offered for sale or free by Sherrie Piegdon and/or Pixel Gypsy are copyrighted by Sherrie Piegdon/Pixel Gypsy. No transfer of copyright occurs due to download, purchase or use of digital stamps created by Sherrie Piegdon/Pixel Gypsy. Purchasing digital stamps created by Sherrie Piegdon/Pixel Gypsy (or downloading free promotional stamps created by Sherrie Piegdon/Pixel Gypsy) grants you a standard-use license which is outlined below.

You may:

*Use the digital stamps to create cards, scrapbook pages, photo books, and craft projects for your own personal enjoyment or to give as gifts.

*Use the digital stamps to create cards or craft projects in handmade craft projects for sale as long as the project is sold as a finished product. (For scrapbooking-for-hire situations, please refer to the scrapbooking terms of use for guidelines.)

*Use the digital stamps to create handmade products for sale, without limitation on how many you sell in a calendar year.

You may not:

*Redistribute digital stamps in any way, whether for sale or free of charge, including but not limited to: offering the digital stamp for download on any website, including the digital stamp as part of any graphics collection, sharing a copy of the digital stamp with friends or family, or transferring the digital stamp to friends and family.

*Use the digital stamps to create any of the following without prior written consent (which may or may not require additional licensing fees):
     *Rubber stamps of any kind (mounted or unmounted)
     *Die cuts
     *Any type of products for sale on any print-on-demand websites such as, but not limited to: CafePress or Zazzle
     *Create any products in mass production, assembly-line construction, with production by workers for hire, or by syndication of craftwork for sale.
     *Products such as scrapbooking supplies (digital or printed), home wares, clothing, fabric, vinyl art or decals, digitized embroidery files, electronic applications, published books, or any type of web designs, logos, letterhead, business cards or other types of identity/branding materials (pre-made or custom).
     *Any form of template that gives the client access to the source image of the digital stamp where it can be used on its own.
     *Use the digital stamps for obscene, defamatory, or immoral works or any other purpose that is prohibited by law.

If you have any questions about the terms outlined above, or would like to inquire about using any digital stamps offered by Sherrie Piegdon/Pixel Gypsy in any way outside of the accepted usage (e.g. any of the usages listed above under “You may not…”), send an email to sherrie AT pixelgypsydesigns DOT com with “Digital Stamp Usage” in the subject line.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall Sherrie Piegdon or Pixel Gypsy or its designers or agents, be responsible for any damages or loss that result from the use of, or inability to use any of the products sold or distributed by Sherrie Piegdon or Pixel Gypsy. If any legal action arises out of copyright infringement, Sherrie Piegdon, Pixel Gypsy and its designers or agents shall be indemnified and held harmless of any and all costs or damages that you or Sherrie Piegdon, Pixel Gypsy or its designers or agents incur.




Small Commercial Use License (for Clip Art)

The Small Commercial Use License covers products that will be used to create derivative works offered for (personal use) sale. This license does not cover derivative works that are to be mass produced or sold in quantities of 1000 or more.

Credit Requirements:

You may use Pixel Gypsy Commercial Use products both commercially and personally, so as long as you place GRAPHIC CREDIT, with a url linking back to (http://www.thepixelgypsy.com) within your item description. This graphic credit must be placed where you are selling or using your derivative work, not on a separate page.

If you do not wish to place graphic credit where you sell or use your derivative work, you have the option of purchasing a No-Credit-Required License for each product you purchase. The NCR Licenses are $20.00 per graphic set.

To use Pixel Gypsy Commercial Use products, there are no exceptions - Graphic Credit must be placed, or No Credit Required License must be purchased. Without either, you are in violation of these Terms and will be contacted.


What is allowed with the Small Commercial Use License (for Clip Art):

* You are allowed to use Pixel Gypsy Commercial Use products to create DERIVATIVE products that you will sell (for personal use) to consumers themselves. Derivative products include printed or downloadable, printable materials containing Pixel Gypsy Commercial Use products. If selling downloadable printable derivative works containing Pixel Gypsy Commercial Use, your PDFs and other files must be password protected or JPG flattened before being made into a PDF to protect the artwork from being extracted. All PDF files must contain a link within them linking back to http://www.thepixelgypsy.com
* You are allowed to use Pixel Gypsy Commercial Use products for small commercial use, meaning no additional or alternative licensing is required for derivative works that aren't mass produced or that sell under 1000 copies.
* You are allowed to use Pixel Gypsy Commercial Use products on your Personal blog or on a website for a client so long as the final results are displayed in a flattened .jpg/.png form and not more than 72dpi. Graphic credit is required on sites that incorporate Pixel Gypsy Commercial Use products (including websites for clients) unless a No Credit Required License is purchased.


What is NOT allowed with the Small Commercial Use License (for Clip Art):

* You are NOT allowed to re-distribute the original Pixel Gypsy Commercial Use products in their original form. This means you must alter the original products to create a DERIVATIVE product.
* You are NOT allowed to include Pixel Gypsy Commercial Use products as part of a graphics or clip art collection, even if not in their original form.
* You are NOT allowed to turn the original Pixel Gypsy Commercial Use products or derivative designs over to any company for any reason, or sell the original or derivative designs under any type of license that allows for commercial use.
*You may NOT use Pixel Gypsy Commercial Use products for the creation of digital cutting files.

If you would like to purchase a Mass Production license or have any questions, you can contact me at
sherrie [at] pixelgypsydesigns[dot]com.


LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Under no circumstances, including negligence, shall Sherrie Piegdon or Pixel Gypsy or its designers or agents, be responsible for any damages or loss that result from the use of, or inability to use any of the products sold or distributed by Sherrie Piegdon or Pixel Gypsy. If any legal action arises out of copyright infringement, Sherrie Piegdon, Pixel Gypsy and its designers or agents shall be indemnified and held harmless of any and all costs or damages that you or Sherrie Piegdon, Pixel Gypsy or its designers or agents incur.


No Credit Required - Small Commercial Use License (for Clip Art)

All conditions as stated above, in the Small Commercial Use License (for Clip Art), still apply for the No Credit Required version of this license, with the exception of the Credit Requirements. No credit or link back is required where using or selling a derivative product created with Pixel Gypsy Commercial Use products where an additional No Credit Required (NCR) license has been purchased for the specific Pixel Gypsy Commercial Use product being used.

One NCR license must be purchased for each graphics set (sold as one product) to be used without credits.

All other usage allowances and restrictions still apply.
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Sherrie Piegdon
Lover of all things artsy, crafty, geeky and witty. Dreams of some day becoming a real-deal vagabond and traveling the world with her husband with no real plan or schedule.