Terms and Conditions of Use 
for GFCimages.com website

This section details the Terms and Conditions by which GFCimages.com operates and governs your use of the GFCimages.com website. If you want to learn more about the usage rights for our Royalty Free images as well as the Rights Managed photos , please read our Content Licensing Information section. Do not hesitate to contact us if you require any further details or clarification.

This Website is owned and operated by Gianfranco Calcagno (“GFCimages”). Access and use of this Website is provided by GFCimages to you on condition that you accept these Terms of Use, and by accessing or using this Website, you agree to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to accept and abide by these Terms of Use you should not access or use this Website.

GFCimages may revise and update these Terms of Use at any time and without notice. You are cautioned to review the Terms of Use posted on the Website periodically. Your continued access or use of this Website after any such changes are posted will constitute your acceptance of these changes.


1. Privacy Policy

GFCimages is committed to protecting your privacy. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for information on how we collect, use and disclose personal information

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2. Ownership of the Website and its Contents

Unless otherwise indicated, all of the content featured or displayed on this Website, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, data, photographic images, moving images, sound, illustrations, software, and the selection and arrangement thereof ("GFCimages Content"), is owned by GFCimages, its licensers, or its third-party image partners.

All elements of the Website, including the GFCimages Content, are protected by copyright, trade dress, moral rights, trademark and other laws relating to the protection of intellectual property. Except as explicitly permitted under this or another agreement with GFCimages, no portion or element of this Website or its Content may be copied or retransmitted via any means and this Website, its Content and all related rights shall remain the exclusive property of GFCimages or its licensors unless otherwise expressly agreed.

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3. Indemnification for Breach

You agree to indemnify GFCimages, its affiliates and licensors against any losses, expenses, costs or damages howsoever incurred by any or all of them as a result of your breach of the Terms of this Agreement or your unauthorised use of the Content and related rights.

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4. How You May Use the Content on this Website

This Website and the GFCimages Content are intended for customers of GFCimages. Images may only be used commercially once you have entered into a licence agreement and paid the relevant fee. GFCimages’ copyright notice and image identification reference which appear in the Image file must remain with your digital copy of the Image at all times. You will retain the copyright notice, the name of GFCimages and the respective artist, the respective RM or RF Image reference and any other information or metadata that is embedded in the electronic file that comprises any Image which you have downloaded from the Website or otherwise received from GFCimages. Failure to maintain the integrity of the copyright information will constitute a breach of this Agreement.

You may not use this Website or the GFCimages Content for any purpose not related to your business with GFCimages. You are specifically prohibited from: 

    (a) downloading, copying, or re-transmitting any or all of the Website or the GFCimages Content without, or in violation of, a written licence or agreement with GFCimages; 
    (b) using any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods; 
    (c) manipulating or otherwise displaying the Website or the GFCimages Content by using framing or similar navigational technology; 
    (d) registering, subscribing, unsubscribing, or attempting to register, subscribe, or unsubscribe any party for any GFCimages product or service if you are not expressly authorised by such party to do so; and 
    (e) using the Website or the GFCimages Content other than for its intended purpose. Such unauthorised use may also violate applicable laws including without limitation copyright and trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and applicable communications regulations and statutes.

You represent and warrant that you will comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including, without limitation, those relating to the Internet, data, e-mail, privacy, and the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.

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In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ( “DMCA” ) and other applicable laws, GFCimages has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at GFCimages' sole discretion, account holders who infringe the intellectual property rights of GFCimages or any third party.

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6. Model and Property Releases

GFCimages gives no representations or warranties whatsoever as to the existence of any Release associated with the Image.

GFCimages gives no representations or warranties whatsoever with respect to the use of names, trademarks, logos, uniforms, registered or copyrighted designs or works of art depicted in the Image.

You must satisfy yourself that all necessary rights, consents or permissions as may be required for Reproduction of the Image have been secured.

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7. Registration Data and Account Security

In consideration of your use of the Website, you agree to: 

    (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Site ("Registration Data"); 
    (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to Company, to keep it accurate, current and complete; 
    (c) maintain the security of your password and identification; 
    (d) notify GFCimages immediately of any unauthorised use of your account or other breach of security; 
    (e) accept all responsibility for any and all activities that occur under your account; and 
    (f) accept all risks of unauthorised access to the Registration Data and any other information you provide to Company.

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8. Disclaimer

THIS SITE AND THE GFCIMAGES CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND GFCIMAGES AND ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONTENT PROVIDERS, AGENTS AND AFFILIATES EXCLUDE, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. GFCIMAGES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE OR THE GFCIMAGES CONTENT, OR THE UNAVAILABILITY OF THE SAME, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS, AND DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. THE FUNCTIONS EMBODIED ON OR IN THE MATERIALS OF THIS SITE ARE NOT WARRANTED TO BE UNINTERRUPTED OR WITHOUT ERROR. YOU, NOT GFCIMAGES, ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION DUE TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR THE GFCIMAGES CONTENT. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE OR THE GFCIMAGES CONTENT IS FREE FROM INFECTION BY VIRUSES OR ANYTHING ELSE THAT HAS CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES.

GFCimages uses reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy, correctness and reliability of the GFCimages Content, but we make no representations or warranties as to the GFCimages Content's accuracy, correctness or reliability.

GFCimages offers a search feature within the Site. GFCimages explicitly disclaims any responsibility for the content or availability of information contained in our search index or directory. GFCimages also disclaims any responsibility for the completeness or accuracy of any directory or search result.

Some US states and foreign countries do not permit the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties or liability for certain categories of damages. Therefore, some or all of the limitations above may not apply to you to the extent they are prohibited or superseded by state or national provisions.

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9. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This agreement is governed by the laws of England and Wales whose courts are the courts of exclusive jurisdiction.

This agreement will not be governed by the United Nations Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods or any other similar convention or laws, the application of which are expressly excluded.

We reserve the right to change these Terms, the Security & Privacy Policy, prices, information and available contractual license terms featured on this website without notice. These conditions set out the entire agreement between GFCimages and you relating to your use of this website.

No action of GFCimages, other than an express written waiver or amendment, may be construed as a waiver or amendment of any of these Terms or Security & Privacy Policy. Should any clause of these Terms or Security & Privacy Policy be found unenforceable, wherever possible this will not affect any other clause and each will remain in full force and effect.

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