Terms & Conditions

The following terms and conditions were put together to help users better understand how their use of this website will be governed.

StockSnap is owned and operated by Nosco Media Inc.

Your use and access of this website indicates you accept these Terms and Conditions.

1. Ownership and Property Rights

Using this website does not grant you any ownership or interest in any content, visual interfaces, graphics, design, compilation, information, computer code, products, software, services and all other elements you may access from the website.

All photographs on StockSnap are released under Creative Commons CC0 which means you can copy, modify, distribute and perform the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission. Full licensing terms can be found here.

Although rigorous standards are upheld to ensure that all photographs uploaded to StockSnap adhere to the Creative Commons CC0 licensing terms, usage of pictures on StockSnap are provide “as-is, where-is” without any representations or warranties whatsoever as per Section 5 of these Terms & Conditions.

Users who submit photographs on StockSnap agree to the following terms.

  1. All photographs submitted to StockSnap will be released under Creative Commons CC0. This means you dedicate the work to the public domain by waiving all of your rights to the work worldwide under copyright law, including related and neighboring rights, to the extend allowed by the law.

  2. You certify that you are the exclusive owner of the photographs or that you have full rights to submit the photographs on StockSnap

  3. You certify that your photographs do not violate any copyrights, trademarks or any other applicable law.

  4. Due to the nature of the CC0 license, you revoke the right to remove your photographs from StockSnap after they’ve been submitted.

2. User Information

In the course of your use of the website, you may be asked for personally identifiable information. We uphold rigorous standards to uphold the integrity of this information as outlined in our Privacy Policy. You are solely responsible for the accuracy and content of this user information.

3. Third Party websites

In the course of your use of the website, you may be re-directed to third party websites. We have no responsibility for the content or information provided by or through third party websites even if they are affiliates of ours.

Linking to third party websites does not imply our endorsement of that web website. We disclaim any liability for links to another website.

4. Limitation of Liability

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless StockSnap and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates or any related companies, licensors and suppliers, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, and contractors, from all damages, injuries, liabilities, costs, fees and expenses (including, but not limited to, legal and accounting fees) arising from or in any way related to (i) your use or misuse of the website (including your use or misuse of Third Party Content); (ii) your breach or other violation of these Terms including any representations, warranties and covenants herein; (iii) your violation of the rights of any other person or entity, including, but not limited to claims that any User Content infringes or violates any third party intellectual property rights.

5. Exclusion of Warranties

The StockSnap content, or any other product, service or information provided by StockSnap, user content, third-party content, and any other software, services or applications made available in conjunction with or through the website, are provided on an "as is", "as available", "with all faults" basis without representations or warranties of any kind, either express, implied, or statutory, including, but not limited to, in terms of correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.

To the fullest extent permissible by applicable law, StockSnap hereby disclaims all warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, or arising from a course of dealing, with respect to the products or services provided by StockSnap.

7. Notices

StockSnap may provide you with notices by e-mail. You can opt-out of our newsletter at any time.

8. Bug reports

StockSnap does not have a "bug bounty" or monetary reward system for bug reports but will publicly acknowledge persons on this page in the form of a link if they wish to be credited. Current acknowledgements include:

9. Governing Law

This agreement, and any dispute, controversy, proceedings or claim of whatever nature arising out of or in any way relating to these Terms & Conditions or its formation shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Canadian law.

10. Modification of the Terms

StockSnap reserves the right to update or modify the Terms & Conditions at any time without prior notice, and such changes will be effective immediately upon being posted on the website. These Terms will identify the date of last update. In the case of material changes to the Terms, StockSnap will make reasonable efforts to notify you of the change, such as through sending an email to any address you may have used to register for an account, through a pop-up window on the website, or other similar mechanism.

These terms were last updated on October 1, 2015