License Terms

All images in our library are strictly Editorial Only, unless specified differently.

This is a legal agreement between you, the client, and us, the image supplier. You will be deemed to have accepted all the terms of this Agreement in respect of any image you download .


Subject to the terms of this Agreement, we grant to you a non-transferable, non-exclusive (unless otherwise agreed in writing) licence, on payment of the license fee, to reproduce the images during the license period, in the territory and for the purposes specified in the delivery note or the invoice. No reproduction rights are granted by virtue of the download of images unless expressly agreed in advance.

Use of the images is strictly limited to the purpose, medium, license period, placement, size of licensed material, territory and any other terms agreed. Unless otherwise specified in the delivery note or invoice, the license is for single use, meaning a reproduction in one size for one edition of a single publication in one medium/platform only, published in one language only.

You may not grant sub-licenses of any of the rights included in the License, or sub-contract any aspects of exploitation of the rights licensed to you, without our prior written consent.


Unless otherwise agreed, you must credit us and the photographer or other author of the image whenever the image is used in the form indicated in the credit field or, if there is no such indication, " [photographer's name]/[Third-Party Image Partner, if any]/Speed Media".

Failure to provide a credit may also breach the photographer's right to be identified as part of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 and equivalent laws in other jurisdictions.

You must provide us on publication with at least one tearsheet of any publication in which the reproduction of the image appears. You must also provide a report of images that have been used including image title and unique reference number and in the case of website use the URL showing the image.


We give no warranties to the existence of any model, property or other releases associated with the images in our library.

We give no warranties to the use of names, trade marks, logos, uniforms, registered or unregistered designs, or other material depicted in any image which may be subject to intellectual property rights or other restrictions.

We give no warranty the accuracy of the captioning, keywording or any other information associated with the images. You must satisfy yourself that all such information is correct.

You must satisfy yourself that all releases, consents, licenses or permissions as may be required for use of the images have been secured. You are solely responsible for obtaining all such releases, consents, licenses or permissions.


You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless against any claims, damages, losses, expenses or costs (including any direct, indirect or consequential losses, loss of profit and loss of reputation and all interest, penalties and legal costs and other expenses) arising in any manner whatsoever from or as a result of your unauthorised use of any image supplied by us to you, or any other breach by you of any of your obligations under this Agreement.

Note: All images in our library are strictly Editorial Only, unless specified differently.


“Editorial Use Only” images are intended for use by news outlets, bloggers, publishers and editors to illustrate current, newsworthy material. The images in this category can be used only for printed material, TV and online media, to illustrate newsworthy events. Such images are not suitable for commercial use.

"Editorial Use" means the use of an image for editorial, factual, educational, news, informational and/or historical purposes, including in order to depict persons, places or event of public interest.

If you are not sure whether your project requires an editorial or commercial use image, please contact us first, we are here to help!