COPYRIGHT STATEMENT

Copyright Statement

This copyright statement applies to all photography & images found on this website, and any other sites found on the EvolveVisualArts.com domain. Please read carefully before downloading, linking to, or printing copies for use.

 

© Copyright 2009-2022 Evolve Visual Arts.  All rights reserved.

 

I. Proprietary Rights

 

The photographs contained on this, and any other site under the EvolveVisualArts.com domain, are the property of Karen Mgerack and/or Evolve Visual Arts and are protected by the United States and international copyright laws. All copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property rights in this site, are the property of Theodore A. Stark.

 

All Photographs on EvolveVisualArts.com are copyrighted.

 

 

No permission, either express or implied, is granted for the electronic transmission, storage, retrieval, or printing of the photographs contained on Evolve Visual Arts, other than that which is related to the normal "caching" practices of web browsers and activities such as downloading solely for your personal enjoyment. No parties/individuals visiting or viewing images from Evolve Visual Arts, may otherwise copy, modify, publish, transmit, or distribute the contents of the photographs found herein. Express written permission must be granted, on behalf of the photographer (copyright holder, Karen Mgerack and/or Evolve Visual Arts), in order to use these photographs for any purpose that is not outlined above.

 

Your use of EvolveVisualArts.com or viewing of this statement indicates your acceptance of these conditions.

 

 

II. Personal Use Criteria

 

The following are a list of conditions where I, Karen Mgerack and Evolve Visual Arts, give individuals permission to link to (or copy) JPEG images and other material at no charge:

 

You may print a copy of any photograph for personal reference without further permission.

 

Anyone can purchase a digital file of an image for download. Images can be used for the express use of displaying them on-screen on any personal computer or as décor.

 

Purchased and downloaded images can be incorporated into school reports, presentations, etc. for free so long as proper credit/citation is given, without my further permission.

 

 

III. Free Web Usage Criteria

 

The following conditions define my authorization for use of my image on the Web, free of charge, so long as proper attribution of copyright is given to me, Karen Mgerack and Evolve Visual Arts and include the e-mail address, evolve.visual.arts@gmail.com in said attribution:

 

You may make LINKS to the images on pages you maintain for yourself for personal, non-commercial use.

 

If you are preparing FREE online site guides for other photographers, bloggers, and photograph forums, you may make use of these images, BUT ONLY IF YOU ATTRIBUTE THEM AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

 

 

IV. Commercial Use

 

Those persons who wish to use the photography found on this site in a commercial fashion must receive written consent from me, Karen Mgerack, prior to its commercial use. To obtain consent, interested parties should send an e-mail to evolve.visual.arts@gmail.com. In that e-mail the following should be addressed:

 

Image(s) you would like to use

 

Where they will be displayed

 

How they will be displayed

 

Intent of its display

 

Duration of their public viewing

 

Any other information you feel would be useful

 

 

Any commercial use of my photography without prior consent is a violation of United States and International copyright law.

 

V. Copyright Protection Tactics

 

In attempts to maintain the integrity of the copyrighted photographs found on this site, several copyright protection methods have been utilized. Some of these tactics include, but are not limited to:

 

Placement of watermarks

 

Resizing of images

 

Conversion of images to low resolution for web use

 

 

If you would like to use a specific photograph with some of the copyright protection tactics removed, please e-mail me at evolve.visual.arts@gmail.com and describe the intended use of the imagery with the copyright protections tactics reduced.

 

IV. Copyright Infringement is Serious

 

The act of infringing on a copyright is a very serious business and is punishable by fines and/or imprisonment. I have worked very hard to present you with a quality photographic experience and I kindly ask that you will refrain from copying anything from the site onto your own hard drive, diskette(s), printer, etc. You are welcome to copy the hyperlinks to other sites found on photos.tstark.com, however, I ask that you do no copy any of the graphics, photographs, or articles from this site for your own use (other than the terms stated above). Doing so is an infringement of United States and International copyright laws.