Terms And Conditions

Terms And Conditions

These Terms include the License between You and Royalty Free Footages that explains how you can use the Content from Royalty Free Footages. By downloading and requesting the Content from Royalty Free Footages, You accept these Terms.


1. Introduction

1.1   These Terms:

(a) We will govern your use of our Website and our Content;

(b) shall provide you details about our services, subscription plans;

(c) explain to you about our licensing terms (whether you are requesting free content or buying or downloading Content); and

(e) Share the details of how to contact us, including to report abuse, or suspected copyright infringement.

So, if you use our Website, they apply to you. If you use our Content, they apply to you. 


1.2   By using our Website, you accept these Terms in full; accordingly, if you disagree with these Terms or any part of these Terms, you must not use our Website and you must not download any Content. You can stop using our Website and our Content right away. If you are using the Website on behalf of a business or organization, you promise that you have authority from the business or organization to agree to these Terms on behalf of the business or organization.


1.3   If you are creating an account with us, we will ask you to expressly agree to these Terms.


1.4   You must be at least 15 years of age to download or request the free or paid Content and browse our Website; and you must be at least 18 years old to use our Content, subscribe to emails, create an account or purchase a subscription plan or buy our videos.


2. Ownership of Royalty Free Footages

2.1   Royalty Free Footages, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in the Website, the Content and the material on the Website; and all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our Website, the Content and the material on our Website are reserved. No ownership or copyrights to Content are granted to you in any condition.


3. Permission to use Royalty Free Footages website

3.1   You may:

(a) view pages from our Website in any web browser;

(b) download pages from our Website for caching in a web browser;

(c) print pages from our Website, providing that such printing is not systematic or excessive;

(d) preview a Content from our Website;

(e) download Content, subject to the licenses and restrictions; and

(f) use our Website services through a web browser, subject to the other provisions of these Terms.


3.2   You may use our Website for your personal and business purposes. Our license terms and restrictions below describe how you can (and can’t) use our Content.

3.3   You must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our Website.

3.4   Unless you have obtained a license from us to use our Content, as described below, or you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:

(a) republish material or Content from our Website (including republication on another website);

(b) sell, rent or sub-license material or Content from our Website;

(c) redistribute material or Content from our Website.


3.5   We reserve the right to reject, suspend or restrict access to our Website, to areas of our Website and/or to functionality upon our Website. We may, for example, suspend access to the Website during server maintenance or when we update the Website. You must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on the Website.


3.6   Except where we expressly grant you a license in these terms, we (or our licensors) retain all copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary rights in the Website, Website materials and the Content available on it.


4. Misuse of Royalty Free Footages

4.1   You must not:

(a) use our Website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the Website or impairment of the performance, availability, accessibility, integrity or security of the Website;

(b) use our Website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;

(c) hack or otherwise tamper with our Website;

(d) probe, scan or test the vulnerability of our Website without our permission;

(e) circumvent any authentication or security systems or processes on or relating to our Website;

(f) use our Website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software;

(g) impose an unreasonably large load on our Website resources (including bandwidth, storage capacity and processing capacity);

(h) decrypt or decipher any communications sent by or to our Website without our permission;

(i) conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our Website without our express written consent;

(j) access or otherwise interact with our Website using any robot, spider or other automated means, except for the purpose of search engine indexing;

(k) use our Website except by means of our public interfaces;

(l) violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our Website;

(m) use data collected from our Website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing); or

(n) do anything that interferes with the normal use of our Website; or

(o) reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the Website to enable the download or use of Content on a stand-alone basis.


4.2   You must not use data collected from our Website to contact individuals, companies or other persons or entities.


4.3   You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our Website, or in relation to our Website, is true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.


5. Registration and Accounts

5.1   You must be 18 or over to register for an account. By registering, you warrant to us that you are 18 years old or older.

5.2   You can download our free Content without an account by requesting through a website or email. You will need an account if you purchase a subscription plan. You may register for an account by completing and submitting the account registration form and clicking on the verification link in the email that we’ll send to you. You can also directly request or purchase videos without signing up to the website if you are not wanting to.

5.3   Do not allow any other person to use your account to access the Website.

5.4   You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorized use of your account.


6. Login Details and Passwords.

6.1   If you register for an account with our Website, you will be asked to choose a user ID and password.

6.2   You must keep your password confidential.

6.3 Your credentials are completely your responsibility as we do not have control over it.

6.4   You are responsible for any activity on our Website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.


7. Cancellation and Suspension of Accounts

7.1   If you have a Subscription Plan, our rights to cancel or suspend your Subscription Plan are set out as below. If you have a free account, we may:

(a) suspend your account;

(b) cancel your account; and/or at any time in our sole discretion with or without notice to you.


7.2   We reserve the right to cancel an account if it remains unused for a continuous period of 12 months.

7.3   You may cancel your account by informing us by email.


8. Subscription Plans and Costs

To be declared in the coming few months. You will be notified through our website, advertisements and by email.


9. Termination of Subscription Plans and Refunds

This is subject to the future implementation of our memberships and subscription plans. You all will be informed about it at the time of its public availability.


10. Royalty Free Footages Rights to Use Content from contributors.

All the data or contents for Videos on Royalty Free Footages is our own, so we have all the copyrights for the same. In some cases, where we allow contributors to upload their images, we have their written consent to share their images for public use. As content contributors, they authorize us to have full control over the data without any limits.


11. Royalty Free Footages Requirements for Content contributors.

11.1   You warrant that Your Content will comply with the rules as mentioned below

11.2   Your Content (including any metadata in Your Content) must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any person’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law).

11.3   Your Content must not:

(a) be obscene or indecent;

(b) infringe any copyright, moral right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off or other intellectual property rights;

(c) infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy, or right under data protection legislation;

(d) be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;

(e) be blasphemous;

(f) incite hate or terrorist or other illegal behaviour;

(g) depict gratuitous violence;

(h) be pornographic, suggestive, or sexually explicit;

(i) be offensive, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, extremist, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or

(j) feature any identifiable person where a signed release has not been obtained.


12 License for Free Content from Royalty Free Footages Website

12.1   You are authorized to use our free content with limited rights. For the free category videos, you are supposed to add the attributions as mandatory where ever you are using our contents. IF you are using our videos you have to attribute described in section 12.2. You can use it in your personal or commercial projects. But you are not authorized to sell it to any third party or re-upload the content on any other platform as your own. You can only use it as stock footage or as a small part of your creation, which mean you cannot just use our content as it is. You also are not allowed to upload our video on social media platforms with background music or used as the main element.

12.2   Attribution: While you are using the free Content from our Website, it is mandatory to add attributions. Attribution format includes details as below.

a) For free category videos:

          Website: https://royaltyfreefootages.com/

          YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/Royaltyfreefootages

         Original video link: ………………………………………………………….

b) If you have requested or used a free category video, but you do not want to add attribution. Then you have to buy or pay for the video to avoid copyright issues: We reserve all rights for any kind of action against you.

c)  For Paid category videos:

No attribution is required if you have purchased the video directly from the website (Limited rights granted for personal & commercial use)

However, you are not authorized to

      Re-upload it, as it is (Standalone) on any other social media platform.

      Sell it to any third party as your own content.

      Abuse or misuse of the content for wrong, illegal, or any harmful purposes.

Also, it is not mandatory, but it will be a great gesture if you add the credits to support us with your willingness. Attribution as below.

Website: https://royaltyfreefootages.com/

d) For Graphical resources: Attribution, is not mandatory, but it will be a great gesture if you add the credits to support us with your own goodwill. Attribution as below.

Website: https://royaltyfreefootages.com/

12.3   The rights granted to you are non-transferable and non-sub licensable, meaning that you cannot transfer or sublicense them to anyone else. There are two exceptions:

(a) Employer or client. If you are subscribing or using Content on behalf of your employer or client, then your employer or client can use the Content. In that case, you represent and warrant that you have the full legal authority to bind your employer or client to these Terms. If you do not have that authority, then your employer or client may not use the Content.

(b) Distributors. You may allow distributors to use Content in any production or distribution process related to your final project end-use. These distributors may not use the Content for any other purpose.


13.   License for Premium Content

13.1 Provided you are in material compliance with these Terms, we grant to you a worldwide, non-exclusive, non – expiring, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable license to download, reproduce, edit, display, broadcast, synchronize, copy, publish and modify Premium Content as permitted by Section 14, below, provided that you do not in any circumstances make any use of our Premium Content that is prohibited by Section 15 or 16 below.

13.2 The rights granted to you are non-transferable and non-sub licensable, meaning that you cannot transfer or sublicense them to anyone else. There are two exceptions:

(a) Employer or client. If you are subscribing or using Content on behalf of your employer or client, then your employer or client can use the Content. In that case, you represent and warrant that you have the full legal authority to bind your employer or client to these Terms. If you do not have that authority, then your employer or client may not use the Content.

(b) Distributors. You may allow distributors to use Content in any production or distribution process related to your final project or end-use. These distributors may not use the Content for any other purpose.


 14. Permitted Uses of Content

14.1   The “permitted uses” of our Content is:

(a) using Content in your own independently created digital video, audio, web, or multimedia productions, either for yourself or for your client;

(b) using the Content in combination with other content, whether created by you or licensed from other providers;

(c) displaying and performing your digital work containing the Content on linear television channels, cinema, as a backdrop to live events or through digital streaming services on the internet, for example (but not limited to) Video On Demand services, YouTube, social media platforms, websites, mobile apps.


14.2   If Content featuring an individual(s) is used in connection with a sensitive, unflattering or controversial subject, you must include a statement or disclaimer that the image is used for illustrative purposes only and the individual is a model. For example, “Stock photos. Posed by model”.


14.3   Examples of how you can use licensed Content include websites; blog posts; social media; advertisements; marketing campaigns; corporate presentations; film and television productions; web and mobile applications; and product packaging. Please make sure you read the Prohibited Uses sections below for exceptions.


15. Prohibited Uses of Content

15.1     This section sets out the prohibited uses of our Content. This means you are not allowed to do any of these things with the Content you download from the Website. If you have any questions about these restrictions, please contact us. The prohibited uses are:

(a) using, or allowing a third party to use, Content in any database, archive, or media/stock collection which competes or could compete with the Website;

(b) using the Content in any logo, trademark or service mark or any other branding or identifiers;

(c) making the Content available for download in its original or edited form, or distributing the Content in any way that may be deemed as competing with our Website, e.g. as stock videos etc;

(d) using the Content in a way that would be considered offensive or unduly controversial to a reasonable person;

(e) using the Content in the context of negative promotion, or endorsement of political parties or peoples, illegal products, pornography, guns or weapons;

(f) using the Content in pornographic, unlawful or defamatory contexts, adult videos, the advertising of illicit or regulated substances or in a manner that may depict a person engaging in immoral or criminal acts;

(g) the circumvention or removal of, or any attempt to circumvent or remove, the technological measures applied to any Content for the purpose of preventing unauthorized use; or

(h) placing the Content in any product or platform that makes it available in a manner such that a person can without extraordinary effort extract or access or reproduce it as an electronic file.

(i) using Content on a stand-alone basis with no other content;

(j) activating the “right-click” function in Content or removing any metadata in Content.; or

(k) using Content in an electronic or digital template intended for resale or other distribution. For example (but not limited to): website templates, electronic greetings card templates, brochure design templates.


15.2   In addition to these Terms, the license to use the Content is subject to any special terms that are contained or linked to in the description for that particular Content.


15.3   Nothing in these Terms is intended to prohibit or restrict you or any other person from doing any act expressly permitted by applicable law.


16 Meaning of “For Editorial Use Only”

16.1   Some of our Content that is described as being for “editorial use only” in the Content description. If so, this means that you must only use the Content in your own work which is of general public interest or newsworthy, in accordance with your local copyright laws on editorial use. You must not use “editorial use only Content” for any commercial, promotional, advertorial or endorsement. “Editorial use only Content” is not model or property released and is intended to be used only in connection with events that are newsworthy or of general interest (for example, in a blog, textbook, newspaper or magazine article).

16.2   You must not edit or modify “Editorial Use Only Content” by cropping, resizing, or combining it with other footage in a way that distorts or alters its meaning.

16.3   You must not use “Editorial Use Only Content” for commercial purposes, for example, to advertise a product, service, or brand.


17. Exclusion of Warranties

17.1   We are a technology-dependent company and have a dependency on factors like file format compatibility, website programming, servers and the internet. As no platform or technology service can ever operate perfectly (there will always be bugs and errors), we do not warrant or represent that the Website or Content will operate without fault or that any faults will be corrected. Also, we adapt and change our business over time to keep innovating and remain competitive, so we do not warrant or represent that the Website or any service or Content on the Website will always remain available.

17.2   We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our Website services, and to stop publishing our Website, at any time at our sole discretion without notice or explanation.

17.3   We do not guarantee or warrant any particular clearances for the use of Content that includes any identifiable buildings, trademarks, logos, artworks, copyrighted design or other intellectual property.  In such cases, you are solely responsible for determining whether release(s) is/are required in connection with your proposed use of the Content, and you are solely responsible for obtaining such release(s). We try to identify all relevant Content as being “for Editorial Use Only” (see Section 16.1). However, we do not guarantee that we have spotted absolutely everything. We do not endorse any Content that may appear on or through the Website and make no warranties, express or implied, as to their accuracy and reliability.  Without limitation to the foregoing sentence, we do not warrant that the Website, the Content, or the servers hosting the Website and Content are free of viruses or other harmful code; we disclaim any express or implied warranties, including, without limitation, non-infringement, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and title.

17.4 Whilst we make an effort to avoid releasing Content that includes audio, any music, dialogue or other ambient sounds that may be present in our visual Content are incidental only. We do not license any use of this audio. Please do not use it.

17.5 Whilst we make efforts to check the metadata associated with Content, we do not give any guarantees or warranties that the metadata is correct.

17.6 If you notice a technical defect in the Content that you’ve downloaded from the website, please let us know within 7 days of the date of download, and we will replace the digital file with another copy. This act will establish more trustworthy relations between us and you.

17.7 We exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these Terms, our Website, and the use of our website. Our Website and Content is provided “as is”.


18. Notifying Royalty Free Footages of Infringements

18.1   If you learn of any unlawful material or activity on our website or any material or activity that breaches these Terms, please let us know straight away by contacting us at royaltyfreefootages@gmail.com. We will promptly take down Content where required.

18.2   We may discontinue licensing any item of Content at any time at our sole discretion. If we tell you, or if you realize, that any Content may be subject to a claim of infringement of a third party’s right for which we may be liable, we may require you to immediately, and at your own expense: cease using the Content; delete or destroy any copies; and ensure that your clients, distributors and/or employer do likewise. We will provide you with replacement Content (determined by us in our reasonable commercial judgment) free of charge, subject to these Terms.

18.3   We are not liable for intellectual property infringement claims, including in relation to other persons uploaded Content. You are buying or accessing the content with your own consent and freedom. You are solely responsible for your purchases or use of any content from the Website.


19. Royalty Free Footages’s Liability

19.1   Nothing in these Terms will:

(a) limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;

(b) limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;

(c) limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or

(d) exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.


19.2   The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 19 and elsewhere in these Terms:

(a) are subject to Section 19.1; and

(b) govern all liabilities arising under these Terms or relating to the subject matter of these Terms, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these Terms.


19.3   To the extent that our Website and the Content you download or request from our Website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages (including, without limitation, whether caused in whole or in part by negligence, gross negligence, or otherwise).


19.4   We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.

19.5   We will not be liable to you in respect of any business or economic losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.

19.6   We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software, or for any errors in how we describe our Content, including descriptions in Content metadata.

19.7   We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect, incidental, exemplary, punitive or consequential loss or damage.

19.8   You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our team members and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the Website or these Terms (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).

19.9   Our aggregate liability to you in connection with your use of the Website and any Content you download from the Website is limited to the amount of Subscription Plan (If any) fees you have paid to us in the three months preceding the date of the claim.

19.10   Your access to and use of the Website and Content is at your risk. If you are dissatisfied with the Website or any of the Content, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue accessing and using the Website and Content and not to renew any Subscription Plan or purchase any Content.


20. Consequences if You Breach of these Terms and Our Right to Audit your use of Content. 

20.1   Without prejudice to our other rights under these Terms, if you breach these Terms in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these Terms in any way, we may:

(a) send you one or more formal warnings;

(b) temporarily suspend your access to our Website;

(c) Copyright strikes for social media platforms - permanently prohibit you from accessing our Website;

(d) block computers using your IP address from accessing our Website;

(e) contact any or all of your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our Website;

(f) commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise;

(g) revoke any licenses we have granted you to use our Content (which means you must immediately cease using the Content and take it down from wherever it is published); and/or

(h) terminate your subscription on our Website in written or without any written notice to you.

(i) Void you from any rights for the content purchased


20.2   Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our Website or a part of our Website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).


20.3   You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us, our Content suppliers and each of our respective team members, directors and employees harmless from all damages, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable outside legal fees) arising out of or in connection with: (i) your use of any Content outside the scope of these Terms; (ii) any breach or alleged breach by you (or anyone acting on your behalf) of any of the Terms; and (iii) your failure to obtain any required release for your use of Content.


20.4  Upon reasonable notice, you agree to provide us with sample copies of projects or end uses that contain Content, including by providing us with free of charge access to any pay-walled or otherwise restricted access website or platform where Content is reproduced. In addition, upon reasonable notice, we may, at our discretion, either through our own employees or through a third party, audit your records directly related to this agreement and your use of Content in order to verify compliance with these Terms. Where we reasonably believe that Content is being used outside of the scope of the license granted under these Terms, without prejudice to our rights to terminate your subscription or usage of Content or Website access, you agree, at our request, to provide a certificate of compliance signed by an officer of your company, in a form to be approved by us.


21. Other Important Terms

21.1   Hyperlinks/ Third-Party Websites.


(a) Our Website includes hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties; such hyperlinks are not recommendations.

(b)  We have no control over third-party websites and their contents, and subject to Section 19.1 we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.


21.2   Variation.

(a) We may revise these Terms from time to time. You have to timely visit and check if there are any updates in our terms for the Website.

(b)  The revised Terms shall apply to the use of our Website from the date of publication of the revised Terms on the Website, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of these Terms.


21.3   Assignment.

(a) You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these Terms.

(b)  You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.


21.4  Severability

(a) If a provision of these Terms is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.

(b) If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these Terms would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.


21.5  Third Party Rights

(a)  A contract under these Terms is for our benefit and your benefit, and is not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.

(b)  The exercise of the parties’ rights under a contract under these Terms is not subject to the consent of any third party.


21.6   Entire Agreement. These Terms, together with our privacy and cookies policy, and the description of the Content you download, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our Website and Content and shall supersede all previous agreements between you and us in relation to your use of our Website and Content.


21.7   Law and Jurisdiction. These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Indian law. Any disputes relating to these Terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Mumbai and conducted in English. All documentation shall be presented and filed in English.


21.8   Contact Details: Shared on our website contact us page.


21.9  Our Details.

(a) This Website is owned and operated by Royalty Free Footages. We are registered in India, under UDYAM with registration number (UDYAM-MH-19-0069881), and our registered office is at Flat No 104 / A Wing, Bldg No 98. Tilak Nagar. Chembur Mumbai – 400089.


(b)  Our principal place of business is at the address mentioned above. You can contact us: using our Website contact form; by telephone, on the contact number published on our Website; or by email, using the email address published on our Website.


22. Definitions


Content:   All content available to download from the Website.

Premium Content: (Videos only) Content that is available to download if you have a Subscription Plan or direct purchase.

Subscription Plan:   As described or mentioned in Section 8.

Terms:   These Royalty Free Footages Terms and Conditions.

Us, we, our:   Royalty Free Footages

Website:   www.royaltyfreefootages.com

You, your, customers, buyers:   Website users.

Your Content:   As defined in Section 10.


Updated: 30/11/21.