Thank you for using our service PIXTA.

Pursuant to the Article 2 of PIXTA Terms of Use,
we hereby notify you of updates of our Terms of Use etc.
which will take effects on July 19, 2021.

The updates this time will include that of the policy for which usage the Extended License shall be obtained as we consider the current uses/needs of our contents in the digital media.
Along with updates of the Extended License policy, we will renew the webpage
of our “About Licenses”.

We prepare the following guidelines and FAQ etc. so that you could use our Content smoothly after the updates.

We will always try our best in order to make progress and further improve our service so that more and more people can use it comfortably.

contents:
1. Main points of updates of PIXTA Terms of Use etc.
2. Updates of Extended License policy
3. “About Licenses” webpage renewal
4. FAQ for permitted usage and license scope

1.Main points of updates of PIXTA Terms of Use etc.
What will be mainly updated in our Terms of Use etc. for the users purchasing the Content are as follows:

Terms of Use
Paragraph 6 of Article 1

Terms of Use – License Agreement
Items x and xii of Paragraph 13 of Article 16
Paragraphs 1 of Article 17

Besides, the Terms of Use will be updated in accordance with the current operation such as available payment methods etc.

You can check the updated Terms of Use and webpage of “About Licenses”
in the following URLs.

PIXTA Terms of Use
About Licenses


2.Updates of Extended License policy
You can use under the updated Standard license the Content as a description image in websites, SNS, mobile applications, software, digital contents, electronic publications such as e-books, e-magazines and blogs, regardless number of reproduction, however, except broadcasting, webcasting, or using in templates.

Under the updated Terms of Use etc., you are required to obtain/purchase the Extended License when you use the Content in templates of all kinds whether for sale or for free, and in products for sale as designated in the following table.

Usage Subscription Purchase of individual items
Standard Extended
Use the Content as a description image in websites, SNS, mobile applications, software, digital contents, electronic publications such as e-books, e-magazines and blogs
*except for the case of broadcasting, webcasting, and using in templates
OK
Use the Content as a description image in magazine ads, newspaper ads, posters, fliers, POP, DM OK
Use the Content as a description image in a manner of printing or putting it in a tangible media such as product packages, newspapers, magazines, books, pamphlets, novelty goods etc. Less than 300,000 reproductions in aggregate Unlimited
Broadcast or webcast the Content in TV programs, web programs, commercials, digital signages, train channels, in-store displays, videos in internet media such as YouTube etc. OK if the prescribed copyright notice is provided.
Otherwise, Extended License is required.
OK
Use the Content in templates of all kinds Not allowed OK
Use the Content in products for sale such as clothing, cloth, tableware, postcards, greeting cards, stationery, general goods (merchandise), calendar, stickers incl. wall stickers, wallpaper, packaged products incorporating the Content, such as DVD of TV program Not allowed OK
Personal use OK

3.“About Licenses” webpage renewal
The license scopes of Images and Footage are displayed respectively so that you can easily understand them.

About Licenses


4.FAQ for permitted usage and license scope

Question: After the updates, can I use the Content which I purchased before updates of the Terms of Use etc. as used to be?
Answer: The updated Terms of Use etc. shall apply to the use of the Content after July 19, 2021. If you use the Content after July 19, 2021, the Content may be used to the extent permitted under the updated Terms of Use etc.

Question: Before updates, the Extended License was required when I used the Content in the digital contents such as mobile applications the number of reproductions of which exceeded 300,000 copies. What about after the updates?
Answer: Under the updated Terms of Use, the Extended License is not necessary but only the Standard License to be obtained if you use the Content in mobile applications or softwares regardless of numbers of reproduction.

Question: Before updates, it was allowed to prepare the postcard templates or website templates incorporating the Content so as to supply to customers. What about after the updates?
Answer: It remains allowed to use the Content in the postcard templates or website templates, however, the Extended License is required if you use the Content in templates whether for sale or for free under the updated Terms of Use etc.