First and foremost, thank you for respecting my creative work and my right to earn a living from my art and writing by virtue of copyright laws and practices.
The images appearing on this website are subject to copyright laws and cannot be used for any purpose whatsoever without my explicit, written permission (exception: see Limited usage permission for sharing below). Using my images without such permission is not only karmically bad form, it is also an offense which is punishable by law.
That said, if you are an art director, media editor, product designer or manufacturer and are interested in discussing a licensing arrangement, please free to contact me to discuss your professional needs. I have been licensing my work for decades and enjoy the process of making clients happy making content and products that their fans and customers will enjoy.
And for anyone who is thinking about using my work without my permission, you should know that I have successfully litigated against many infringers and have won. I will do it again if needed.
Stories, articles, and written content copyrights
Copyright law also protects all my stories, articles, and written content done by me, Sally J Smith on this website. These stories, articles, and written content cannot be used for any purpose whatsoever without my explicit, written permission (exception: see Limited usage permission for sharing below). Using any of this written material without such permission is an offense punishable by law.
Limited usage permission for sharing
Conditional permission is granted to share my website content with friends via emails and social sharing sites only when the following rules are strictly observed:
- Each piece of content that is shared must clearly display the following attribution including the link to my site: Copyright © Sally J Smith — http://sallyjsmithart.com
- Watermarks on images may not be removed or obscured. Images may not be cropped to eliminate a watermark.
- Permission is not granted to display my content (images or written word) on any personal or commercial website. Permission is not granted to use my content (images or written word) for any commercial gain or in any commercial context. However, contact me if you do desire to use my work for these and let’s work out an agreement. Just respect my work and my rights to that work.
- Sharing my content (images or written word) means that you understand and agree to all copyright restrictions outlined on this page.
Any other use of my content is a breach of my copyrights and is an offense punishable by law.