Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

This Agreement is made by, and between the ‘Society of Painters in Water-Mixable Oils and you or anyone acting on your behalf.

This agreement sets forth the terms and conditions of your contract with SPWMO.   In viewing and downloading the digital reference photographs on this website you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement.

You agree that the ‘Society of Painters in Water-Mixable Oils’ holds all rights, title and interest in all digital products published on this site, and provided for your use unless otherwise indicated. You acknowledge that no title or interest in such Intellectual Property Rights is being transferred to you, and you agree to make no claim of interest in any such digital product.

You understand and agree that you are prohibited from using, in any manner whatsoever, any of the content or digital products described above without the express written permission of the society, except for the purpose as use for reference or subject material to assist in the creation of any painting or drawing or other original non digital image and that under no circumstance can any digital product covered by this agreement be altered in any way, whether digitally, electronically or otherwise, to be sold or published in any form whatsoever, whether digitally, electronically or otherwise. To clarify this further, You may publish, sell or otherwise display any painting, drawing or other work of art that is a representation of a photo published on this site so long as it is completely original and is in no way a digitally or electronically formed or altered copy of a photo published on this site.

No license or right under any copyright or other proprietary right or license is granted to you or conferred upon you by this agreement.

You agree that this agreement between you and the Society constitutes the only agreement between you and the SPWMO with regard to the purchase, download and use of any digital product supplied by the Society of Painters in Water-Mixable Oils to you or anyone acting on your behalf.

Any failure by the SPWMO to enforce any of the provisions within this agreement against you or anyone acting for you shall not be considered to be a waiver of the rights of the ‘Society of Painters in Water-Mixable Oils’.

In short you may use the photographs  in the source material gallery as inspiration or starting point for your paintings, drawings etc. which you may sell as a ‘one off’ but may not use any of the digital material on this, the Society website for any other use whatsoever and may not use your resulting painting  as an image on any prints or articles for sale.