THANK YOU FOR TAKING THE TIME TO READ THIS COPYRIGHT STATEMENT.
Each individual artist whose work is represented on aartika! retains all copyrights and other rights to their own work, and has given their permission for their work to be displayed here.
All other images, designs, graphics, screensavers and web pages are © 1999 - 2006 aartika! All copyrights and other rights reserved.
You may download and save to disk the images on this website for personal use as wallpaper on your own computer, but ....
... please do not edit or alter in any way, copy, print or distribute *any* of the material contained within this website without first obtaining permission.
USE OF COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL ON OTHER WEBSITES :
You may contact us if you wish to obtain permission to use any of the material on your own website. This includes the use of images for decoration, logos or web graphics, the distribution of the screensavers, and / or use of the web design. Your site must be suitable for general family viewing, and contain no material which could be considered offensive, hateful, racist or adult-rated.
Non-commercial Websites : There is normally no fee for the use of material from aartika! provided prior permission has been obtained. You will, however, be asked to give credit for the graphics / designs / screensavers, and to provide an image link back to aartika!
Commercial Websites : A fee may be negotiated for the use of material from AARTIKA! on commercial websites.
PRINTING / PUBLISHING OF COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL :
The images on the site are *not* of a suitable size or quality for printing.
If you would like to order a print of one or more of the images as a "one-off", for example, to decorate a school or college project, please contact us to obtain permission and an appropriately sized image file. There maybe a minimal fee for this service to cover costs.
Commercial printing projects of any nature, for example in advertising, for calendars, greetings cards, posters or prints, book and cd covers, company stationary or logos, corporate art MUST be with prior negotiation with the individual artist(s) only.
PURCHASED PRINTED MATERIAL :
Copyrights also apply to purchased printed material. You may not under any circumstance reproduce a purchased print in any form without prior consent.
INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT INFORMATION LINKS :
The Copyright Licensing Agency (UK)
United States Copyright Office - The Library of Congress
What is Copyright Protection?
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
FINALLY ... IF YOU ARE AT ALL UNCERTAIN AS TO WHETHER YOU NEED PERMISSION TO USE ANY OF THE CONTENT OF THIS WEBSITE - PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ASK!