LICENCE. TERMS AND CONDITIONS

All images provided by slon.pics have been released free of copyrights under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license which simply means you can use it for almost any purpose without limitations.

In short, you can copy, modify, distribute and perform work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission or even providing attribution.

Check out the full license description

SIMPLE RULES

you may

  • Use the images in unlimited personal, educational or even commercial projects
  • Customize photos by cropping, using filters, overlaying with text, etc
  • Use images in an app or software, blog or website, social media and marketing materials
  • Use images in print or online and any other advertisements
  • Use the images without attribution
  • Do and sell derivative works

you may not

  • Resell or redistribute the image(s) on its own
  • Claim ownership of any image in its original state
  • License or sublicense images granting exclusive rights
  • Add images to another stock or offer images for sale
  • Redistribute images on similar sites
  • Use images for pornographic, unlawful or other immoral purposes

COMMERCIAL IMAGE USAGE CONSIDERATIONS

Please note that slon.pics does not provide any model or property releases. To keep the commercial value of images all logos and trademarks are removed and people are unrecognizable.

Those images where for various reasons this was not possible are marked with a red circle and recommended to be used as editorial or you may have to obtain permission from the trademark holder for such images.

Regardless, since all the images provided under Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license you can use them as you wish, at your own risk. Images on this site are provided for your use “as is”, site.pics does not represent or make any warranties that it owns or licenses any of the mentioned and not responsible for any copyright violations that may arise from incorrect or inappropriate use of any images downloaded from this website

list of things that may require a model or property release

  • Identifiable cars (when it is the main subject of the photograph)
  • Identifiable private property such as a home or a business
  • Intellectual property including brands, logos, trademarks, product designs
  • Artworks (mainly drawings, graffitis and paintings) that are not in the public domain
  • Identifiable buildings, bridges, or landmarks that are protected by a copyright
  • Brand-name products that are identifiable
  • Identifiable people (when the pictured persons can recognise themselves)

list of things that are generally ok to use commercially

  • Non-branded items and everyday objects (items or products that are generic with no branding, trademarks or logos)
  • Cityscapes (where one building is not the focus but the cityscape as a whole)
  • Buildings within the public domain (government buildings, etc) or public places
  • Artwork and Design in which the author passed away more than 70 years ago
  • Non-luxury cars made before 1985 without branding and logos on them
  • Nature: Landscapes and Wildlife

Regarding images redistribution and if you’re still unclear about what is or isn’t allowed, don’t hesitate to contact me at kirill@slon.pics