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Purchase Agreement


May 2015

This Agreement governs the terms by which members of Occupation Archive obtain the right to use photographic and other media content provided through the web site located at (the "Site”). This Purchase Agreement is in addition to the Terms of Use applicable to the Site and to the Membership Agreement that all persons downloading content from the Site have previously entered into. In the event of any inconsistency between this Agreement, the Membership Agreement and the Terms of Use (both of which are incorporated into this Agreement by reference), the terms of this Agreement shall govern.
License Terms
We hereby grant to you a perpetual, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the Content for the Permitted Uses (as defined below). Unless the activity or use is a Permitted Use, you cannot do it. All other rights in and to the Content, including, without limitation, all copyright and other intellectual property rights relating to the Content, are retained by Occupation Archive or the supplier of the Content, as the case may be.
Personal Use / Research Licence

OCCUPATION ARCHIVE grants the buyer a non-exclusive personal use licence to use image(s), subject to the following restrictions:


This licence is for personal / research use only. Personal use means non-commercial use of the image(s). The image(s) may not be used in any way whatsoever in which you charge money collect fees or receive any form of payment. The image(s) may not be used in advertising, websites, social media or publications. The image(s) may not be resold re-licenced or sub-licenced. Title and ownership and all rights now and in the future of and for the image(s) remain exclusively with Occupation Archive or a partner of Occupation Archive.

If you have any doubts about the permitted use of images under this licence, or you wish to use the images for any other purpose than those stated above, please contact us.
Publication Licence < 3,000 Copies Licence

OCCUPATION ARCHIVE grants the buyer a non-exclusive publication licence to use image(s), subject to the following restrictions:


Publication Licence allows non-exclusive usage of Images on commercial or editorial basis across a broad range of media. Below are some examples of commercial Image uses allowed under the terms of the Publication Licence.


Publications of any type including newspaper editorial or magazine editorial.


Calendars, brochures, greeting cards, books, guides, and posters.


Products for resale.


Trade show displays, exhibits and billboards.


Packaging for CD's, DVD's, software, album covers, and videos.

If you have any doubts about the permitted use of images under this licence, or you wish to use the images for any other purpose than those stated above, please contact us.

Members Sample

OCCUPATION ARCHIVE grants members of the website to use free sample images subject to the following restrictions:

Members sample images are provided to registered members of the Occupation Archive website only and will contain a digital watermark on all images. The image will be provided 900px X 600px and can be used for any purpose that is non-commercial. Images may be used on websites, social media and for general research.


No ownership or copyright for any Image shall pass to the buyer with the issue of any License. All rights to the Image are owned by Occupation Archive or its partners. Occupation Archive may not own copyright to the Image and acts as official agent or distributor of the Image.
Photo Credits
When purchased image(s) are used in publications, on the internet, digital media, interactive media, or other digital format, an Image credit line must be used. In the case of omission of the credit, Licensee will lose all usage rights to the Image obtained. Credit information will be issued with all purchases.

Term of Agreement
This Agreement is effective until it is terminated. You can terminate this Agreement by destroying the Content, along with any copies or archives of it or accompanying materials, and ceasing to use the Content for any purpose. The Agreement also terminates without notice from Occupation Archive if at any time you fail to comply with any of its terms.
You acknowledge that you have read this Purchase Agreement, understand it, and agree to be bound by its terms and conditions. You further agree that it is the complete and exclusive statement of the agreement between you and Occupation Archive, which supersedes any proposal or prior agreement, oral or written, and any other communication between you and Occupation Archive relating to the subject of this Membership Agreement.
Contact Information

You can contact Occupation Archive at any time by emailing us at or by using our online contact form.


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