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Standard Licenses

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The low-down! The nuts and bolts of this license

  • 1.The Regular License grants you, the purchaser, an ongoing, non-exclusive, worldwide license to make use of the digital work (Item) you have selected. Read the rest of this license for the details that apply to your use of the Item.
  • 2.You are licensed to use the Item to create one single End Product for yourself or for one client (a “single application”), and the End Product can be distributed for Free.
  • 3.An End Product is one of the following things, both requiring an application of skill and effort.
    • (a)For an Item that is a template, the End Product is a customized implementation of the Item.

      For example: the item is a website theme and the end product is the final website customized with your content.

    • (b)For other types of Item, an End Product is a work that incorporates the Item as well as other things, so that it is larger in scope and different in nature than the Item.

Go for it! Things you can do with the Item

  • 4.You can create one End Product for a client, and you can transfer that single End Product to your client for any fee. This license is then transferred to your client.
  • 5.You can make any number of copies of the single End Product, as long as the End Product is distributed for Free.
  • 6.You can modify or manipulate the Item. You can combine the Item with other works and make a derivative work from it. The resulting works are subject to the terms of this license.

Whoa there! Things you can't do with the item

  • 7.You can’t Sell the End Product, except to one client.
  • 8.You can’t re-distribute the Item as stock, in a tool or template, or with source files. You can’t do this with an Item either on its own or bundled with other items, and even if you modify the Item. You can’t re-distribute or make available the Item as-is or with superficial modifications. These things are not allowed even if the re-distribution is for Free.

    For example: You can’t purchase an HTML template, convert it to a WordPress theme and sell or give it to more than one client. You can’t license an item and then make it available as-is on your website for your users to download.

  • 9.You can’t use the Item in any application allowing an end user to customise a digital or physical product to their specific needs, such as an “on demand”, “made to order” or “build it yourself” application. You can use the Item in this way only if you purchase a separate license for each final product incorporating the Item that is created using the application.

    Examples of “on demand”, “made to order” or “build it yourself” applications: website builders, “create your own” slideshow apps, and e-card generators. You will need one license for each product created by a customer, or Contact Us to discuss.

  • 10.Although you can modify the Item and therefore delete unwanted components before creating your single End Product, you can’t extract and use a single component of an Item on a stand-alone basis.

    For example: You license a website theme containing icons. You can delete unwanted icons from the theme. But you can't extract an icon to use outside of the theme.

  • 11.You must not permit an end user of the End Product to extract the Item and use it separately from the End Product.
  • 12.You can’t use an Item in a logo, trademark, or service mark.

Note to freelancers and creative agencies:

You may charge your client for your services to create an end product, even under the Regular License. But you can’t use one of our Standard Licenses on multiple clients or jobs.