Contributor policy


Your Content

  1. For any image, text, or any other content that you upload or post to the website (“Content”), you represent and warrant that: (i) you have all necessary rights to submit Your Content to the webite and grant the licenses set forth herein; (ii) Image Mela will not need to obtain licenses from any third party or pay royalties to any third party with respect to Your Content; (iii) Your Content complies with these Terms of Use and all applicable laws.
  2. By uploading Your Content, you grant Image Mela a limited, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license and right to copy, transmit, distribute, publicly perform and display (on every kind of media), and make derivative works from Your Content for the purpose of allowing you to edit and display Your Content using the website and archiving or preserving Your Content for disputes, legal proceedings, or investigations. The licenses will continue unless and until you remove Your Content from the Site, in which case the licenses will terminate within a commercially reasonable period of time.
  3. You may not upload, post, or transmit any image, text, or other content that:
    • Violates any third party's copyrights or other intellectual property rights or any right of publicity or privacy;
    • Contains any pornographic, defamatory, or otherwise unlawful or immoral content;
    • Exploits minors;
    • Depicts unlawful or violent acts;
    • Content related to religious extremism;
    • Depicts animal cruelty or violence towards animals;
    • Promotes fraudulent schemes or gives rise to a claim of deceptive advertising or unfair competition; or
    • Violates any law, statute, or regulation.
  4. You may not use any Image Mela Content for any purpose without first obtaining a license to use such Image Mela Content. Any use of Image Mela Content by you shall be governed by the applicable license agreement separately entered into between you and Image Mela. Displaying and/or distributing to the public any watermarked or unlicensed Image Mela Content (whether incorporated into a derivative work or alone) constitutes copyright infringement.
  5. Any Image made available by Image Mela infringes upon any copyright that you own or control, you may notify Image Mela in the manner set forth in our