Plain English Summary of Terms & License
The photos on rocketrepublic.com are licensed to you under the Creative Commons Zero license. That means you can use them just about however you want. But our Terms and Conditions of Use contain important limitations on your use of the photos and access to our website.
First, access to the site is restricted to individuals and non-profit organizations acting in a non-commercial capacity. That means you can’t retrieve or use the photos for commercial purposes, but may retrieve and use them for non-commercial and non-profit-related purposes. To be clear, you can’t take our photos and use them for your own stock photo site, compilation site, or anything like that.
Second, however you use the photos, you do so at your own risk. You don’t get any trademark, privacy, publicity, or other intellectual property rights along with these photos—just copyrights under the license. So tread lightly.
Third, if we get sued because of something that you did—like defaming or invading the privacy rights of a model in our photos—you have to cover our costs, legal fees, and any damages we owe.
These terms and more are set out in our full Terms and Conditions of Use. You must agree to the full terms in order to use our site and photos, so go check it out here: rocketrepublic.com/terms-of-use.