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Conditions of Use
FishDB.com is for individual use only. It's use in commercial environments is prohibited without prior written consent of FishDB, LLC.
The materials created, authored and/or prepared by FishDB, LLC are copyrighted in content, presentation, and intellectual or creative origin.
Use of FishDB.com images constitutes acceptance of these guidelines.
FishDB.com images or inforamtion may not be used to constitute, state or imply the endorsement by FishDB, LLC or FishDB.com or any FishDB, LLC employee of an individual, commercial product, process, service or activity.
Use of FishDB.com website, it's names, or logos in publicity, promotion, advertising, or in commercial environments is prohibited without prior written consent of FishDB, LLC.
FishDB.com should be acknowledged as the source of its materials, products, and technologies.
It is unlawful to falsely claim copyright or other rights in FishDB, LLC / FishDB.com material.
FishDB, LLC / FishDB.com shall in no way be liable for any costs, expenses, claims or demands arising out of use of FishDB.com, its images, or information by a recipient or a recipient's distributees. All information provided, is for educational benifits only. FishDB does not recommend attempting any project that exceeds one's skill level. A professional should be consulted with regard to plumbing, electrical, or any other area where adverse consequences may result or may be unlawful to do so.
Electronic products such as images and captions created and/or prepared by FishDB, LLC are copyrighted in content, presentation, and intellectual origin. These electronically available materials are considered intellectual property and are intended for use for educational, academic, and research purposes and are not intended for commercial use. Electronic versions of images are protected by copyright as intellectual property unless noted otherwise.
A. Credit and Copyright Statements
Any use of FishDB.com images should include the following credit statement:
"Used under permissions granted by FishDB.com, all rights reserved."
Some images have been copyrighted by individuals. In these cases, please contact the individual for permissions.
B. Usage Categories
Three general categories are defined for the use of FishDB.com images: educational/research, commercial, and personal (non-profit).
In all categories, electronic products may not be used in an inappropriate manner. Inappropriate use includes but is not limited to: religious materials, gang related materials, ethnic background materials, and political information. Inappropriate use also includes derogatory use of reproductions, authorship of derivative works and other transformations of the original work. The use of images must not imply endorsement by FishDB, LLC or FishDB.com of organizations, products, or services using the images.
Educational/Research Use: FishDB, LLC allows reproduction, authorship of derivative works, and other transformations of the original work strictly for educational and research purposes without further permission, subject to the General Conditions section stated above. Some examples of non-commercial uses for educational and research purposes are: academic curricula developed by teachers, research papers written by students or scholars, non-profit educational or non-profit research publications produced by authors or publishers, educational outreach activities composed by amateurs, and news media stories. For other non-commercial uses, permission should be obtained from FishDB, LLC / FishDB.com.
Commercial Use: For copyrighted materials, permission should be obtained from the copyright owner, FishDB, LLC / FishDB.com, prior to use. FishDB, LLC will work with vendors on a case by case basis to establish appropriate permissions for use, which in some cases may involve a fee or royalty agreement. If a recognizable person appears in an image, use for commercial purposes may infringe a right of privacy or publicity, and permission should be obtained from the recognizable person. Some examples of commercial uses are: non-educational book publications, non-news magazines, calendars, logos and retail products. Commercial vendors should submit a description of the intended use of the images to the contact address below for verification of appropriate use.
Personal, Non-Profit Use: FishDB, LLC allows reproduction, authorship of derivative works, and other transformations of the original work strictly for personal, non-profit/non-commercial/non-retail use without further permission, subject to the second paragraph under II.B. and the General Conditions section stated above. Some examples of personal, non-profit/non-commercial/non-retail uses are downloading images for personal posters or screensavers or as gifts for friends and relatives.
- FishDB is not for pornography or sexually explicit content.
- Respect copyright. Only upload content from your brain and photos you took and/or own the rights to.
- We encourage free speech and defend everyone's right to express unpopular points of view. But we don't permit hate speech (speech which attacks or demeans a group based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, veteran status, and sexual orientation/gender identity).
- There is zero tolerance for predatory behavior, stalking, threats, harassment, invading privacy, or the revealing of other members' personal information. Anyone caught doing these things may be permanently banned from FishDB.
- Everyone hates spam. It's not okay to post large amounts of untargeted, unwanted or repetitive content, including comments and private messages.
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