Terms and Conditions

Fast, easy to read terms

When uploading

1. Upload only your own work.
2. Do not upload graphics you don't want other to use it.
3. Your vector will be promoting you, so take care to write correctly your site URL when submitting and also you can add your logo on your file.

When downloading

1. Respect licenses.
2. Attribute credit to the creator of the stuff you are using when license require it.
3. Do not attribute to yourself stuff that you haven't created, act in good faith.
4. If you download Vector Open Stock designs you should take into account they are under Attribution License. You should link back (do follow) to our site in case you re publish them in your site or blog.

When using Vector Open Stock stuff

Vector Open Stock is only owner of its own designs (those with Vector Open Stock as author), any other artwork or logos are property and trademarks of their respective owners.Vector Open Stock is not responsible of the use that users give to the uploaded material. If there is any content in this site that infringed your copyrights please let us know. We will investigate and if it corresponds, we will remove the material.

Content Rights

All text, images, graphics, backgrounds, formatting, articles, copy and other materials on Vector Open Stock are subject to the intellectual property rights of Vector Open Stock, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their respective licensors and licensees. These materials may not be copied for commercial use, reverse engineered, decompiled, or disassembled, nor may these materials be modified, reposted to other websites, framed, deep linked to, or otherwise redistributed in any form unless written approval is obtained from the right holders and/or their representatives.
International copyright laws give the Vector Open Stock right holders the exclusive right to control the use of the works, content and media posted on our website. All the material published on our website and other digital and wireless platforms is protected by copyright law. The Vector Open Stock content is also protected as a database by way of database rights. This intellectual property may not be used or reproduced without our express written permission. Use that is made without our consent is a breach of our terms and conditions; is a breach of contract, and violates copyright laws.
It is also strictly forbidden to redistribute any titles, text articles, descriptions or keyword strings created by Vector Open Stock by republishing them in any media, including websites and newsletters, unless you have a written license or contract with Vector Open Stock that says otherwise.
If Vector Open Stock notifies you that it believes you are creating, redistributing or republishing content or data in a manner outside the permitted use, you shall immediately cease doing so and remove all infringing content, unless/until Vector Open Stock reaches an agreement with you regarding your use of Vector Open Stock content, articles, data or other material published by Vector Open Stock. You may not scrape Vector Open Stock and republish the content by any means. Linking back or publishing an attribution is not a defense to copyright infringement.
Unauthorized copying or redistributing of content is a way of avoiding paying for the value you are gaining by using the content. Vector Open Stock makes a significant investment in creating content to deliver value to visitors and to make a return on that investment. Copying or redistributing content without the permission to do so is a breach of our terms and conditions and makes you legally responsible for your actions and the losses they have caused. If we discover an infringement or misuse of the Vector Open Stock copyrights, we will send a cease and desist order and defend our rights through legal action to recover the losses we have suffered. Any unauthorized use of the artworks posted on the Site violates Vector Open Stock 's intellectual property rights and will be subject to Vector Open Stock's full legal rights, sanctions and remedies.

Complete terms and conditions

1. General

1.1 These Terms and Conditions (hereinafter, referred to as 'the Terms”) for the website http://vectoropenstock.com (hereinafter, referred to as the 'Website”) constitute a legal agreement between the user (hereinafter, referred to as 'you”, 'your”, 'user”) of the Website and Lateral Creativa having a principal place of business at Orinoco 5230, Montevideo, Uruguay (hereinafter, referred to as 'the Company”, 'we”, 'us”, 'our”). The Website is owned and operated by the Company. By using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read the Terms and agree to be bound by them. If you do not agree to the Terms, please do not use the Website.

The Company reserves the right to modify or amend these Terms from time to time without notice. If you continue using the Website following the posting of changes to the Terms, you declare that you accept those changes. The Company reserves the right to update and change our pricing structure as needed without notice.

2. Users of the Website
2.1 The Users of the website can be two types, normal members and Contributors.
2.2 The Contributors are those who upload VectorVector Images on the Website. The Contributor's rights in the VectorImages are protected by the international copyright laws. The Normal members, users or visitors, are those who download VectorImages

3. Responsibility of the users
3.1 You are solely responsible for determining whether your use of any VectorImage requires the consent of any third party.
3.2 Your use of the Website and any VectorVector Images shall comply with all applicable laws in the country in which you operate.
3.3 You agree to upload only VectorImages that you have the intellectual property rights to use. If you are found infringing copyright laws, you will solely be responsible for the infringements.

4. Licenses
4.1 These Terms apply equally to personal, corporate, educational and charitable use. The vector published on the Website can be used subject to the terms of the appropriate licenses set out below.
4.2 We offer three types of Licenses for our VectorImages, namely, (1) Free License, (2) Creative Commons Licenses, and (3) Open Stock License.
4.3 The Free License gives you the right to use a Vector Image for yourself, or on behalf of your client. However, the Free License does not give you the right to sell, distribute or re-distribute on the Vector Image(s) or to sub-License it to anyone else. You are allowed to publish a Vector Image licensed under a Free License only if you add an acknowledgment to the Vector Image.
4.4 A Creative Commons. Please refer to Creative Commons siteto learn more about their license: CreativeCommons.org
4.5 The Open Stock license gives you the right to use a Vector Image for yourself, or on behalf of your client for personal, commercial or educational purposes, as long as your credit the author of the Vector Images as described below. You cannot however re-distribute, re-sell, lease, license, sub-license or offer this vector images to any third party.Therfore, uploading vector images under Open Stock license to another websites or media-sharing tools, and offering them as a separate attachment from any of your work is prohibited.
If you intend to publish the Vector Image on a webpage, you would need to add the source code to the webpage displaying the Vector Image, just right below the Vector Image. The code contains a credit of the designer, link to the vector design, and the profile of the vector designer. The code is provided to you when downloading the Vector Image. The text under the Vector Image will finally look like this: 'Vector Image Title” by Username. The Vector Image Title will refer to a link of the Vector Image. The Username will refer to a link to the vector designer profile. For smartphones apps or tablet apps uses, you need also to publish a link when the vector appears in the credit section of the app. If you intend to publish a Vector Image on a paper medium, you would need to add an acknowledgment containing the name of the Vector Image, the name of the user, and the following text 'Vector Open Stock.com” (Example: 'Vector Image title” by 'User name” | Vector Open Stock.com). Unauthorized use of the VectorImages shall entitle the Company or its contributors to exercise legal action against users that have used VectorImages contrary to the provisions of the Open Stock License.

4.6 Under no License, you can use VectorImages for: (1) resale on merchandise sites such as Zazzle and CafePress; (2) pornographic, unlawful or defamatory uses, and (3) infringement of copyright, trade name, trademark or service mark.
4.7 The Company may immediately revoke all licenses granted to you without notice if you fail to comply with any provision of these Terms. If a license is revoked, you agree to immediately stop using the Website and the VectorImages, delete all VectorImages and all copies from all media and destroy all other copies.
4.8 Here is a list of the allowed uses, if you have any doubt concerning this or other uses, please contact us.

USE OF THE Vector Image


Web use. Example: Business sites, personal sites, charitable sites, educational site, blogs, forums, Facebook and twitter pages.  

Credit with a link to the author and the preview page of the vector

Web templates for massive distribution.

Contact the author

Printed media (For example: brochures, flyers, ads, promotional material, newspapers, magazines, advertising, etc.).

Credit the author somewhere in the promotional material

CD, DVD, Blu-ray, and digital music covers.

Credit the author and make an Hyper-Link to the author's profile when's possible

Book or eBook covers and inner pages.

Creadit the author. For eBooks place a backlink to the author's profile

Television broadcasts.

Credit the author on the credit section

Films (All sort of video productions and YouTube or Vimeo (or similar) videos).

Credit the author and publish a link to the author profile and vector preview page on the description.

Facebook profile or bio picture.

Credit the author, publish a link and like our Facebook page

Twitter avatars or backgrounds.

Credit with a link to the author and the preview page of the vector

Software, apps and video games – where the use is incidental.

Credit with a link to the author and the preview page of the vector

Emails newsletter, personal or pormotional.

Credit with a link to the author and the preview page of the vector

Student Project. School or University.

Credit with a link to the author and the preview page of the vector

PowerPoint (or similar) presentations, Word (or similar) documents and other end-user applications.

Credit with a link to the author and the preview page of the vector

Desktop wallpaper – for personal use.

No need of action

Desktop wallpaper – for sale.

Contact the author to negotiate

Products where the Vector Image is the main reason for what the product will be purchased; whether the item is distributed free or sold. This includes but is not limited to mugs, greeting cards, T-shirts, calendars, puzzles, etc. This excludes distribution on merchandise sites, see below.

Contact the author to negotiate an Extended license

Products or printed merchandise for resale on merchandise sites such as Zazzle and CafePress.

Contact the author to negotiate an Extended license

Product packaging or labels.

Contact the author to negotiate an Extended license

Anything which may acquire trademark or copyright protection, including logos and other corporate identity devices.

Contact us

Offensive, pornographic, unlawful or defamatory uses.

Use Prohibited

Infringement of copyright, trade name, trademark or service mark.

Use Prohibited

Redistribution or resale as a digital or printed Vector Image.

Use Prohibited

5. Your acknowledgments and agreements
5.1 By using the Website, you acknowledge and agree with the following statements:
(1) any review of uploadedVector Images that may be performed by the VectorOpenStock team before making the Vector Images available to the public is cursory and only intended to keep the desire quality standard of the Vector Images and to avoid immediately obvious violations of these Terms. If a Vector Image has no obvious proprietary marking that indicates an exclusive owner, the Company cannot be deemed to have actual knowledge that the Vector Image infringes upon any third party's rights. In order to bring to an end infringements of intellectual property rights, the Company relies entirely on properly presented notifications from third parties claiming that their rights have been violated;
(2) the Contributor, by uploading a Vector Image, asserts and confirms that he/she possesses the intellectual property rights required for uploading that Vector Image;
(3) the Company has no ability to control the activities of Contributors who create and upload VectorImages to the Website. If a Contributor infringes upon a third party's rights by creating or uploading a Vector Image, that Contributor will be solely responsible for that infringement. The Company has no control over such activity.
(4) all fees collected by the Company are collected by the Company as an agent for the Contributors.
(5) downloading a Vector Image does not transfer the copyright, but merely a license to use the Vector Image for the purposes stated above. You may not claim that the Vector Image is your own.
(6) You are solely responsible for the use of any Vector Image in combination with any other material. You agree not to use VectorImages in sensitive topics without the explicit content of the Company. Such sensitive topics include, but are not limited to: crime, models with mental or physical health issues, social issues, sexual activity, sexual orientation or related, as well as other subjects that can be considered to be offensive or unflattering to any of the models included in the Vector Image.

6. Manipulations of Vector Images
6.1 You are allowed to manipulate and modifyVector Images published. Also, you are allowed to includeVector Images published on the Website in composites to achieve a desired effect. The ownership of the copyright of manipulated, deviated and modified Vector Image remains with the Contributor and may not be assumed by any other person if the original Vector Image is still identifiable in part or in whole.
6.2 You may not sell or redistribute VectorImages where the original Vector Image used in the Vector Image is distinguishable in the compilation as a primary component unless the use is specifically granted underterms of the Licenses described above.
6.3Vector Images used in manipulated, modified or deviated form in a composition that are so thoroughly incorporated that they are not reasonably identifiable are not subject to these restrictions.

7. Refund policy
7.1 If you have downloaded a premium vector Image that has technical flaws please contact us. At our sole discretion, we will either replace the Vector Image at no extra cost or refund any fee you have paid for the Vector Image. 

8. Notification of copyright infringement
8.1 The Company may terminate the accounts of Contributors who upload VectorImages onto the Website which may infringe the intellectual property rights of others.
8.2 If you believe that a Vector Image published on the Website infringes your intellectual property rights, complete the 'Flag this vector' form accessible from every Vector Image on the Website. Alternatively, you can send us a notice containing: (1) a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner; (2) a description of the Vector Image that you claim have been infringed and identification of what material in such work(s) is claimed to be infringing; (3) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website; (4) information sufficient to permit the Company to contact you, such as your address, email address, and telephone number; (5) a statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the material you identified is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (6) a statement by you that the information in your notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. The address of the Company is Orinoco 5230, Montevideo, Uruguay.

9. Use of the Website
9.1 Anyone can register an account on the Website. In order to enter in the Website, you can also use your Google, Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo accounts. Without registering an account on the Website, you cannot upload VectorImages and use most of the features of the Website. You still can download vector images.
9.2 By uploading VectorImages on the Website, you are accepting these terms and conditions.
9.3 After a Contributor uploads a vector image, they will be sent to the administrators of the Website for approval. They will be published as soon as the administrators approve them.
9.4 Contributors are entitled to change the title, tags, category, and the description of a Vector Image.
9.5 VectorImages published on the Website can be seen and downloaded by Users who have account on the Website as well as by Users who do not have an account on the Website.

10. Termination of user accounts
10.1 You may request termination of your account at any time, for any reason. VectorImages that have been downloaded by users prior to their removal from the Website will remain properly licensed. We are unable to revoke licenses, which, have previously been granted.

11. Indemnity
11.1 You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Company and its agents, affiliates, consultants, directors, employees, officers, and anyone providing information or software used in the Website from any and all claims arising from your use of the Website.

12. Exclusion of liability
12.1 The Company provides VectorImages supplied by the Contributors in good faith but without any responsibility that the Contributor is entitled to place the Vector Image on the website.  Therefore, you are responsible for ensuring that your use of any Vector Image complies with the applicable law and regulations.

13. Links
13.1 The Website is linked to third party websites. The linked websites are outside the control of the Company. The Company is not responsible for the content of any linked website or any link contained in a linked site.The linked websites are not endorsed nor recommended by the Company.

14. Governing Law
14.1 The Terms shall be governed by the laws of Uruguay. You irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts in Uruguay for all disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms.

15. Last amendment
17.1 These Terms have been last amended on 1st of November 2013.