COMMERCIAL USE AND FEES

Permission and Fees - (in addition to digital copy or print fees)

Commercial use fees apply to photographs or document scans which are published in any book, magazine, calendar, newspaper, non-print media, etc., or which are used for displays, advertising purposes, etc. Permission is granted for "one-time, non-exclusive" use in one publication or display.

Upon production, a copy of the article, book, video, etc. in which a photograph or document is used must be sent to the JCHS for inclusion in the JCHS Research Center collection.

All public use of JCHS photographs must be acknowledged as "From the Collection of the Jefferson County Historical Society."

Licensing Usage Category - Books (includes CD-ROM, videotape, e-books, and other format distribution; does not include online distribution)

Book Use Licensing - Pricing adjustments
Fee rates are adjusted at 10% off the listed price below, for either non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations or book authors with self-published works under 2,999 copies. Only one type of fee discount may apply.

Images used as book covers are calculated at 2x the fee rate.

Subsequent editions of book publications require contacting JCHS for re-licensing, including digital versions for public release

Licensing Usage Category - Periodicals

Periodical Use Licensing - Pricing adjustments
Fee rates are adjusted at 10% off the listed price below, for either non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations or book authors with self-published works under 2,999 copies. Only one type of fee discount may apply.

Images used as periodical covers are calculated at 2x the fee rate.

Rate does not apply to usage as online periodicals (this is an additional Internet usage fee).

Licensing Usage Category - Newspapers

Newspaper Use Licensing - Pricing adjustments

Images used on newspaper covers are calculated at 2x the fee rate.

Fee rates are adjusted at 10% off the listed price below, for either non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations or book authors with self-published works under 2,999 copies. Only one type of fee discount may apply.

Rates do not apply to usage as part of online newspapers (this is an additional Internet usage fee).

Commercial/Advertising usage fees for newspapers are calculated at 2x the fee rate.

Usage Category - Editorial Multimedia (Broadcast television; cable; video; DVD; CD-ROM; Non-published printed works)

Editorial Multimedia Use Licensing - Pricing adjustments

Fee rates are adjusted at 10% off the listed price below, for either non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations or book authors with self-published works under 2,999 copies. Only one type of fee discount may apply.

Images used as periodical covers are calculated at 2x the fee rate.

National usage license fee includes Regional use.

International usage license fee includes National and Regional use.

The licensing time period for Editorial Multimedia is two years, unless otherwise stated in the JCHS licensing agreement.

Usage Category - Commercial/Advertising Multimedia (Broadcast television; cable; video; DVD; CD-ROM; Non-published printed works)

Commercial/Advertising Multimedia Use Licensing - Pricing adjustments

Fee rates are adjusted at 10% off the listed price below, for either non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations or book authors with self-published works under 2,999 copies. Only one type of fee discount may apply.

National usage license fee includes Regional use.

International usage license fee includes National and Regional use.

The licensing time period for Commercial/Advertising Multimedia is two years, unless otherwise stated in the JCHS licensing agreement.

Usage Category - Internet

Internet Use Licensing - Pricing adjustments

Fee rates are adjusted at 10% off the listed price below, for either non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations or book authors with self-published works under 2,999 copies. Only one type of fee discount may apply.

Internet usage fee may be assessed in addition to other licensing fees listed.

Internet usage is defined as use on any website, blog, social media sites, web-based portal or handheld device that utilizes the Internet for communication, display or exchange of content.

Special Use Licensing - Pricing adjustments
Fee rates are adjusted at 10% off the listed price below, for either non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations or book authors with self-published works under 2,999 copies. Only one type of fee discount may apply.

Additional Information for Licensing Usage Categories and Fees

All rates are calculated as "per image" unless otherwise noted.

Patrons are eligible to receive a 10% discount off the total price of incurred usage fees, provided they purchase a membership or keep one in good standing.

Postcards, posters, calendars or other single-use mass reproduced products are subject to special contractual agreements with the JCHS.

Licensing of JCHS publication rights -- including books, magazines (in whole or in part) and website content -- are subject to special contractual agreements with JCHS on a case-by-case basis.

Web Site Use (per image):

Our policy for web site use of images follows the example of the Washington State Historical Society. For web site use of JCHS photographs, we request the scan of each image be no larger than 72 dpi (to discourage duplication of web images). Further, we request a credit line on the bottom of each photo ("From the collection of the Jefferson County Historical Society, Port Townsend, WA") and a disclaimer on the home page about contacting the appropriate institutions directly if interested in using any images found on the web site.

Special Use Fees:

Photo use for postcards, posters, calendars or other single use mass reproduction is subject to special contractual agreements with the JCHS. For requests involving unusual uses, the JCHS Archivist or Executive Director may negotiate other fee conditions, including royalty fees or percentage of sales.