Authors and lycences

The Creator hereby acknowledges, understands, and agrees that launching an NFT (or digital artwork) on ArtCollectingSpace implies granting a Creative Commons License to Collector of this NFT (or digital artwork), to ArtCollectingSpace, its affiliates and successors a non-exclusive, world-wide, assignable, sublicensable, perpetual, and royalty-free license to make copies of, display, perform, reproduce, and distribute the NFT, its fragments or previews on any media whether now known or later discovered for the broad purpose of operating, promoting, sharing, developing, marketing, and advertising the dApp, or any other purpose related to ArtCollectingSpace, including without limitation, the express right to: (1) display or perform the NFT on the dApp, a third party platform, social media posts, blogs, editorials, advertising, market reports, virtual galleries, museums, virtual environments, editorials, or to the public; (2) create and distribute digital or physical derivative NFT based on the Digital Artwork; (3) indexing the NFT in electronic databases, indexes, catalogues; and (4) hosting, storing, distributing, and reproducing one or more copies of the Digital Artwork within a distributed file keeping system, node cluster, or other database (e.g., IPFS) or causing, directing, or soliciting others to do so.

Creators expressly represent and warrant that their digital artwork listed on ArtCollectingSpace contains only original content otherwise authorized for use by the Creator, and does not contain unlicensed or unauthorized copyrighted content, including any imagery, design, audio, video, human likeness, or other unoriginal content not created by the Creator, not authorized for use by the Creator, not in the public domain, or otherwise without a valid claim of fair use, the Creator further represents and warrants that it has permission to incorporate the unoriginal content.

Collectors receive a cryptographic token representing the Creator’s Digital Artwork as a piece of property, but do not own the creative work itself. Collectors may display and share the Digital Artwork, but Collectors do not have any legal ownership, right, or title to any copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property rights to the Digital Artwork, excepting the limited license to the Digital Artwork granted by these Terms.

Upon collecting a Digital Artwork, Collectors receive a limited, worldwide, non-assignable, non-sublicensable, royalty-free license to display the Digital Artwork legally owned and properly obtained by the Collector.

The Collector agrees that it may not, nor permit any third party, to do or attempt to do any of the foregoing without the Creator’s express prior written consent in each case: (1) modify, distort, mutilate, or perform any other modification to the Work which would be prejudicial to the Creator’s honor or reputation; (2) use the Digital Artwork to advertise, market, or sell any third party product or service; (3) use the Digital Artwork in connection with images, videos, or other forms of media that depict hatred, intolerance, violence, cruelty, or anything else that could reasonably be found to constitute hate speech or otherwise infringe upon the rights of others; (4) incorporate the Digital Artwork in movies, videos, video games, or any other forms of media for a commercial purpose, except to the limited extent that such use is expressly permitted by these Terms or solely for your Collector’s personal, non-commercial use; (5) sell, distribute for commercial gain, or otherwise commercialize merchandise that includes, contains, or consists of the Digital Artwork; (6) attempt to trademark, copyright, or otherwise acquire additional intellectual property rights in or to the Digital Artwork; (7) attempt to mint, tokenize, or create an additional cryptographic token representing the same Digital Artwork, whether on or off of the ArtCollectingSpace dApp; (8) falsify, misrepresent, or conceal the authorship of the Digital Artwork.

Collectors irrevocably release, acquit, and forever discharge ArtCollectingSpace and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, and successors of any liability for direct or indirect copyright or trademark infringement for ArtCollectingSpace use of a Digital Artwork in accordance with these Terms.

User Content Transmitted Through the dApp: With respect to the content, Digital Artwork, or other materials you upload through the Platform or share with other users or recipients (collectively, “User Content”), you represent and warrant that you own all right, title and interest in and to such User Content, including, without limitation, all copyrights and rights of publicity contained therein. By uploading any User Content you hereby grant and will grant ArtCollectingSpace and its affiliated companies a nonexclusive, worldwide, royalty free, fully paid up, transferable, sublicensable, perpetual, irrevocable license to copy, display, upload, perform, distribute, store, modify and otherwise use your User Content in connection with the operation of the Platform or the promotion, advertising or marketing thereof in any form, medium or technology now known or later developed.

Creative Commons Licence on digital artworks previews and reproductions

Creative Commons licenses give a standard way for content creators to grant someone else permission to use their work. YouTube allows creators to mark their videos with a Creative Commons CC BY license.

If you’ve marked your video with a CC BY license, you retain your copyright. Other creators get to reuse your work subject to the terms of the license.

The ability to mark uploaded images and videos with a Creative Commons license is available to all creators.

Creative Commons licenses can only be used on 100% original content. If there’s a Content ID claim on your image or video, you cannot mark your video with the Creative Commons license.

What’s eligible for a Creative Commons license

You can only mark your uploaded image or video with a Creative Commons license if it’s all content that you can license under the CC BY license. Some examples of such licensable content are:

  • Your originally created content
  • Other videos marked with a CC BY license
  • Videos in the public domain

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