Terms of Use

By buying and/or receiving and/or using Pickled Potpourri Designs digital paper and designs/sentiments (whether paid for or free), you agree to the following Terms of Use:

You are purchasing/receiving the right (in the form of a limited Personal Use License) to use Pickled Potpourri Designs digital paper and designs/sentiments for your personal crafting use.  You are NOT buying the illustration/design itself and have no other rights in association with Pickled Potpourri Designs paper and images.


What you can do with our designs:

> Make art! You can create handmade papercrafting projects (including but not limited to cards, ATCs, scrapbook layouts, mixed media, etc.) with Pickled Potpourri Designs paper and images/sentiments and we encourage you to do so! That is why we make them.

> You can sell your handmade papercrafting projects that include Pickled Potpourri Designs paper and images/sentiments in any venue as long as...
         > The projects are personally and individually created by the selling artist,
         > The projects are not reproduced or copied in any form by any means, graphic, electronic, or mechanical, including photocopying,
         > The projects are not mass producted, assembly-line constructed, produced by workers for hire, or syndicated in any way.

> You can upload your projects that include Pickled Potpourri Designs paper and images to your blog and other internet venues. Pickled Potpourri Designs encourages you to watermark your projects before uploading to any internet venue in order to help protect your work.


What you may NOT do with our designs:

> You may not sell or distribute Pickled Potpourri Designs paper and images/sentiments, plain or colored, in either physical or digital form if they are not part of your handmade project. Only Pickled Potpourri Designs has the legal right to sell and/or distribute our paper and images.
 
         > This includes paper and image/sentiment swaps or digi/digital paper and image/sentiment electronic swaps, sold/distributed as part of a kit, printed out paper and images/sentiments, scanned paper and images/sentiments, CD paper and images/sentiments, stock paper and images/sentiments, clip art images/sentiments and prizes/give-aways. Black and white or colored line art and sentiments from Pickled Potpourri Designs may not be sold or distributed in any manner - whether digital or printed.

In other words, the Pickled Potpourri Designs paper and images/sentiments you've purchased/received are for YOUR use. You do not have permission or the legal right to give (i.e., distribute) them to anyone. No commercial use is allowed.

> You may not reproduce Pickled Potpourri Designs paper and images/sentiments in any form or manner, including derivatives. Neither may you do this and call it your own. No altering of the paper and images is allowed.

> You may not use Pickled Potpourri Designs paper and stamp images/sentiments for the purpose of creating logos, company trademarks, promotional materials, business cards or on websites (including blogs, banners, etc.).

> You may not use Pickled Potpourri Designs paper and stamp images/sentiments for making molds to reproduce the design, nor to create patterns for anything, including rubber or acrylic stamps, embroidery, cross-stitch, stitching, jewelry, wood products, metal, tattoos, etc. and sell or distribute them in any way. This not only violates the legal copyrights of Red Rubber Designs (DBA Pickled Potpourri Designs), but of its artists as well.

> You may not store, post or PIN our un-watermarked paper and stamp images/sentiments on Pinterest or any other internet venue (including but not limited to blogs, forums, internet communities, etc). This includes private blogs, private Pinterest boards, private forums and/or galleries, etc. Cards and other projects that you've created using Pickled Potpourri Designs paper and stamp images/sentiments are okay and encouraged to share on your blogs and in crafting galleries.

> You may not use Pickled Potpourri Designs paper and stamp images/sentiments for any print on demand services like CafePress, Zazzle, etc. or to create promotional printed materials (T-Shirt, cups, bags, etc).



Please do not redistribute (emailing, sharing, copying, duplicating or reselling) any of our digital paper and designs and images/sentiments. We always appreciate referrals to our website so that your friends and family can purchase their own copy.

We are a small, woman-owned business and this is how we make our living for our family and ourselves. When people share our images, that is potential income that we lose. (Plus, it's illegal.) We appreciate your support!


THE FINE PRINT:

Red Rubber Designs (DBA Pickled Potpourri Designs) retains all rights associated with its paper and images. We have successfully defended these rights in a court of law and will do so again if we need to.

Persons purchasing and/or receiving Pickled Potpourri Designs paper and images/sentiments assume all liability for suitability of their work and agree to indemnify Red Rubber Designs (DBA Pickled Potpourri Designs) and its artists from disputes arising from their work. Should any dispute arise or the buyer/receiver of Pickled Potpourri Designs paper and images violates these terms of use, the buyer/receiver of Pickled Potpourri Designs paper and images is responsible for all attorneys fees, court costs and any other fees or costs that may be incurred in mediation, litigation and/or the resolution of the dispute and/or violation.

This agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Alabama. Any and all legal disputes arising from the violation of these terms shall be brought only in Madison County, Alabama.

Pickled Potpourri Designs reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time, without notice. Your use of the Pickled Potpourri Designs site and your purchase of our products any time after any modifications constitutes your agreement to the modified Terms. It is your responsibility to check for updates and changes to the Terms of Use.