Terms of Cliparto's Royalty-Free Licenses

All the images on Cliparto are Royalty-Free.

We offer two primary types of Royalty-Free Licenses:


How can I use an Image purchased at Cliparto?

Please just review the comparison of the terms that are valid for Standard and Extended Licenses. Our Licenses cover all creative needs in photos and vectors.

UsageStandard LicenseExtended License *
Personal/private non-commercial use
Not required
Advertisements (not digital)
as printed promotional materials, including newspapers and magazines

up to 750,000 impressions
750,001 impressions and over
web/digital advertisements, design elements of a single website, illustrations for e-books, other use in digital form - not for electronic templates or resale

size up to 1200x800px
size up to 1920x1200px
Prints and Presents
printed promotional products not for resale: catalogues, brochures, greeting cards, postcards, flyers, calendars, posters, business souvenirs, book covers, CD/DVD covers, packaging for such products, etc

up to 750,000 impressions
750,001 impressions and over
Books and Publishing
illustrations in any books and brochures for resale - not book covers

up to 750,000 impressions
750,001 impressions and over
Films and Presentations
corporate or commercial films, video presentations, motion pictures, movies, theatrical and other presentations

Not required
Editorial Use and Media
printed magazines, newspapers, editorials, newsletters, TV, other media

Yes, with credit as follows:
"© Artist_name - Cliparto"
Not required
Tangible Items for Resale
including covers, prints, posters, calendars, mugs, mousepads, t-shirts, toys, etc. (incl. packaging for such items). Not valid for cafepress shops.

only up to 500 items total for resale *

Unlimited number of items
Outdoor Advertising
on billboards, buildings, public transport etc.

Required: Extended license

Electronic Templates for Resale
on websites, to create or edit brochures, business and greeting cards, for e-cards, e-books, online "print-on-demand" products (incl. cafepress shops), software programs, brushes or textures for graphic editors, PC/online games, embroidery files, other digital products

Required: License for Electronic Templates

Install content to be used more than three users within one organisation and/or on more than three devices (PC, notebooks, netbooks, phones, etc.)

Required: Extended license

Area or Country Restrictions
None *
Industry Restrictions
or another Rights-Managed option

None (not required) **
* Usage of Governmental, provincial, municipal or military logos, seals, coats of arms and insignia doesn't require an Extended license, but it may require a permission from the relevant official institution. There are also restrictions for use of images displaying national cultural heritage objects in some countries.
** See below under "Offensive Use".


Prohibited Usage of Images (by any License)

You cannot use the images purchased at Cliparto for the following purposes:

UsageAll Licenses
Usage as or part of a logo, trademark or service mark

No ***
Illegal Purposes
Pornographic, obscene, defamatory, libellous or other unlawful use, including use depicting personal endorsement by a model

Digital Image Resale or Sublicense
Resell, sublicense, include in any collections or redistribute any Image in any digital format, including web site templates for resale

No ***
Web/Digital Use of more than 1920x1200px
Displaying any Image in any digital format or for any digital use at a resolution over 1920x1200pxs

No ***
Unsolicited Email or Malware
Usage in connection with malicious software or unsolicited email - or linked from unsolicited email

** Offensive Use depicted by Model
Usage of any Image that brings any person or property displayed in the Image into disrepute (this includes, but is not limited to ads for tobacco products, abuse, drugs, AIDS, criminal or sexual behaviour)

*** Such use is only permitted in case of Exclusive Rights' buy-out


Do you have any doubt that a proposed use is permitted?
Please contact Cliparto Customer Support for clarification before downloading and using the image.

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