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Digital Patterns Terms of Use

TERMS OF USE & LICENSING AGREEMENT FOR DIGITAL PATTERNS

This licensing agreement allows for both personal and limited commercial use of TACtile Studio, Inc.’s digital pattern collections as outlined below.

 

PERSONAL USE grants the purchaser the ability to create a digital or tangible item using our digital patterns for personal, non-commercial use. A finished digital item created for personal use can be printed either on a home printer or via a commercial retailer; however, a third-party commercial retail printer cannot print copies of our digital patterns, regardless of size, scaling, or resolution, on any media type. This is strictly prohibited.

 

In the event a personal digital creation created using TACtile Studio Inc.’s digital patterns is shared or published – in print and/or online – credit MUST be given to TACtile Studio, Inc. in the form of sourcing information and a link to www.tactile-studio.net. This includes, but is not limited to, private and public forums, social media, and personal blogs/websites.

 

LIMITED COMMERCIAL USE / DIGITAL ITEMS FOR SALE grants the purchaser the ability to create digital products such as card templates, album templates, storyboards and other creative templates and resell them to the general public vis your own website, an Etsy shop, Creative Market, Design Bundles, eBay, etc.

 

All templates utilizing TACtile Studio, Inc.’s digital patterns MUST be sold as flattened files so that the digital patterns created by TACtile Studio, Inc. cannot be extracted, in part or in whole, by the end user. A successfully flattened design will contain the entire design layout on one layer allowing the end user to easily slide their image(s) in behind the design. TACtile Studio, Inc. MUST also be credited, including a link back to www.tactile-studio.net, in both product listings and any terms of use/FAQ/instructional guide that is/are provided with the final digital template(s).

 

LIMITED COMMERCIAL USE / TANGIBLE ITEMS FOR SALE grants the purchaser the ability to create tangible goods such as t-shirts, cards, notebooks, and other printed items and resell them to the general public via your own website, an Etsy shop, eBay, a local craft/art market, etc.

 

TACtile Studio Inc.’s patterns may be printed on any media type, such as card stock, adhesive vinyl, heat transfer vinyl, sublimation paper and other media, to utilize in tangible creations as long as the purchaser completes all printing directly. Items for sale utilizing TACtile Studio Inc.’s digital patterns may not be printed through a third-party/commercial printer.

 

The final items for sale MUST be ready to use/wear and may not be part of a do-it-yourself project or kit. For example, the purchaser may utilize a TACtile Studio, Inc. pattern to create a t-shirt design, selling the completed shirt itself, but may not sell the design as a DIY kit, where the end-user is intended to print and/or transfer the design to their own tangible item.

 

TACtile Studio, Inc. MUST be credited, including a link to www.tactile-studio.net, in both the product listing and any care instructions or product information sheet that is included with the sale of the item.

 

DISALLOWED USES

 

SHARING. Each product is licensed solely to the original purchaser. Licenses are non-transferable.

 

CLAIM. TACtile Studio, Inc.’s digital patterns are protected by copyright laws and may not be claimed by the purchaser as their own. TACtile Studio, Inc. MUST be credited as outlined above, including a link to www.tactile-studio.net

 

DIGITAL RESALE. It is strictly prohibited to resell any TACtile Studio, Inc. digital pattern or collection of patterns on your own website, in an Esty shop, via Creative Market, Design Bundles, or any other online means of sales in as as-is condition. .

 

DESIGN KITS. It is strictly prohibited to sell any individual item or bundle of items from TACtile Studio, Inc. in any design kit – whether in digital or printed format.

 

TANGIBLE GOODS. Except as outlined above, it is strictly prohibited to sell any of TACtile Studio, Inc.’s digital patterns as tangible items. This includes, but is not limited to, scrapbook and/or paper crafting material such as printed card stock and/or paper – whether individually or in bundles, printed photography backdrops, adhesive vinyl sheets, heat transfer vinyl sheets and sublimation printing sheets.

 

PRINTING FOR RESALE. Personal, commercial, or third-party printing of TACtile Studio, Inc.’s digital patterns – to obtain individual copies of the digital patterns in any scale, on any media type, for resale as-is is strictly prohibited.

 

LOGOS & SERVICE MARKS. Digital patterns from TACtile Studio, Inc. are not licensed for use in logo designs whether it be for yourself or others.

 

Should any of these Terms of Use be violated legal action will be taken.