Our Terms of Use

Important Legal Notice regarding use of our photographs. We stock license some of our photographs. The copyright owner of these photographs is Ray Waddington. The exclusive agent legally authorized to grant such use is Alamy. If you have been contacted by Alamy with an accusation of illegal use, and you believe that you are using our photographs legally, you should contact us so that we can try to help.

By accessing our website you agree to the terms stated on this page. The material on our website is copyrighted. Fair use of the text, with proper attribution, in academic and journalistic research and editorial, non-commercial publication is freely granted. If you do not understand the legal meaning of the term "fair use" you should seek legal advice before using any material from our website.

In cases where our text is used without proper attribution (for example, web blogs and essays-for-sale websites), we issue takedown notices to the offender's website hosting provider.

All other reproduction of our text is an infringement of international copyright law and will be referred under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (and/or other applicable law) to the offender's website hosting provider or other publisher. Further legal action may also be taken.

Deep linking to our website (also known as leeching) is disabled.

Some of the material on our website is copyrighted by authors and/or photographers who are not affiliated with The Peoples of the World Foundation. Therefore, we cannot give permission to use any of that material.

Please contact us if you have any questions about our terms of use.

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