Copyright Infringement Policy: All photographs appearing in the Boxist.com photography websites are the exclusive intellectual property of Sam Mugraby and all are Copyright 2005-2019 Boxist Stock Photography / Sam Mugraby, All rights reserved. All images are fully protected under US and the Berne International Copyright Convention. Unauthorized use of any image is considered copyright infringement and is a violation of Copyright Laws, our images are registered with the US Copyright Office.
Our “intellectual property” stock images are not public domain or free images, which means you can not use them on blogs, forums, personal websites, social media platforms for free. No form of reproduction, The intellectual property MAY NOT BE DOWNLOADED except by normal viewing process of the browser. The intellectual property may not be copied to another computer, transmitted , published, reproduced, stored, manipulated, projected, or altered in any way, including without limitation any digitization or synthesizing of the images, alone or with any other material, by use of computer or other electronic means or any other method or means now or hereafter known, without the written permission of Boxist.com and payment of a fee or arrangement thereof.
The overwhelming amount of content and images available on the internet leads some to believe that they can use someone else’s published work without permission and get away with it, Infringement of copyright may result in monetary damages, lawsuits, costly legal fees and under some rare circumstances, criminal charges.
As the number of websites and blogs grow, the demand for content puts more pressure on website owners and authors, who may resort to stealing images and using photos they find on various websites in order to fill space on their sites and attract traffic, Just because photos is on the Internet does not mean it’s “free” to take and steal. Information, images, pictures, designs, and photographs, all are protected under domestic and international copyright laws and are known as intellectual property.
Unfortunately, We struggle with hundreds of copyright infringements every year, Our Copyright and License Compliance team is committed to protecting our images from any unauthorized use and to maintain control over our intellectual property and work, Too many people think that they have a right to use the photos they found online or they won’t be caught. Fortunately, there are many tools to battle copyright infringement.
Boxist.com vigorously protects copyright interests, Our images pricing is based on the size of the image and license type (from 50$ to 750$ per image), In the event that an infringement is discovered, you might be notified by copyright compliance team and invoiced the standard TRIPLE FEE for unauthorized usage and/or prosecuted for Copyright Infringement in the U.S. Federal Court (or the country in which you reside) where you will be subject to statutory damages as well as all court costs and attorney’s fees.
Copyright infringement is the unauthorized use of a copyrighted work. Even the simple act of photocopying a copyrighted image without permission can be an infringement. When there is an infringement, the owner of the copyright can sue for damages, All infringements of our copyrighted images will be handled by our Copyright Compliance Team or with our Legal Recovery Partners & Lawyers, Our most aggressive option against copyright infringers if the settlement is not reached is to pursue our legal remedies by filing a lawsuit.
Be smart and seek out permission: If you don’t have permission or license to republish an image, then it is considered copyright infringement, Contact a copyright lawyer if you need legal advice on copyright laws. More information can be found at the U.S. Copyright Office and the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Work, See also the Country Profiles at WIPO – World Intellectual Property Organization for more information.