CC Photo Gallery T&C

Creative Commons Photo Library Terms & Conditions

Terms of Use

By accessing or using the images of the Creative Commons Photo Gallery (hereby to be referred to as “the Gallery”), you agree to abide by and be bound by the terms described herein, as well as any policies and guidelines in relation to Creative Commons licenses. If you do not agree to all of these terms, do not use the Gallery.

Ownership of the Site and its Contents

The Gallery is owned by the WYNG Foundation, while the copyright and all other proprietary rights of the image and it content of the Gallery belong to the photographer. All elements of the Gallery, including images and text, are protected by copyright, moral rights and other laws relating to the protection of intellectual property as defined in the Copyright Ordinance of Hong Kong (Cap. 528) and other relevant local legislation.

Use of the Library

You may not use the Gallery or its images or its content for business and commercial purposes. You are specifically prohibited from: (a) downloading, copying, or re-transmitting any or all of the Gallery or the images or the content; (b) manipulating or displaying the Gallery or the images by using framing or other technology; and (c) selling, licensing, or in any way commercialising the Gallery or the images or the content.

You may use the images according to the Creative Commons licenses adopted by the image, and it may not be used for: (a) any commercial purpose or to suggest endorsement or sponsorship; (b) in a defamatory, pornographic or otherwise unlawful manner; or (c) outside of the context of the image.

WYNG Foundation makes no claim or representation regarding, and accepts no responsibility for, directly or indirectly, as to the quality, content, nature or reliability of third-party websites accessible by hyperlink from the link or embedded viewer. WYNG Foundation is not responsible for the websites and the content linking to the Gallery. The Gallery provides these links to you for convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation or endorsement by WYNG Foundation.


You agree to indemnify WYNG Foundation against any claims, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses arising out of or related to any images that you post, store or otherwise transmit on or through the Gallery, your conduct, your use or inability to use the Gallery, your breach or alleged breach of the Terms or of any representation or warranty contained herein, your unauthorized use of the images, or your violation of any rights of another.


The Gallery is provided “AS IS”.  WYNG Foundation reserves the right to change the terms and conditions at any time and in its sole discretion. WYNG Foundation will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of the Gallery, including, but not limited to lost profits, and direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages. The Gallery and the link and the embedded viewer is not warranted to be uninterrupted or without error or free from infection by virus of anything else that has contaminating or destructive properties. WYNG Foundation reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to remove the image and content from the link and the embedded viewer, and to terminate or block user the use of the Gallery for any infringement of the terms and conditions.