Terms and Conditions

Last updated: 1 June, 2019

1. Introduction

Mavl it is a photo metasearch engine to discover public domain images. We as independent team operate the Mavl website at www.mavl.io (the “Site”) with the goal of promoting authors who create public domain images and sites who distribute them. Your use of the Service, and our provision of the Service to you, constitutes an agreement by you and Mavl to be bound by the terms and conditions in these Terms of Service.

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using the Site. Your access to and use of the Site is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Site. If you don’t agree with anything we propose in these Terms, please don’t (and you don’t have our permission to) use any part of the Site.

2. Eligibility

The Site is designed for use by people who are at least 13 years old. If you are not yet 13, then you can’t use the Site. If you are 13 or older, you promise to us that you have never been suspended from the Site, and promise that your use of the Site won’t break any laws or regulations. If you are using the Site on behalf of a company, organization, or other kind of entity, you represent to us that you have authority to bind the organization to these Terms on its behalf.

3. Ownership and property rights

All images on the Site are released under Creative Commons CC0 which means you can copy, modify, distribute and publish the work, all without asking permission. Full licensing terms can be found here.

The Site does not store a full copy of the image and does not accept images directly from the authors. All images found on different CC0 images providers and have direct links to them. Usage of pictures published on the Site are provided on an "as-is, where-is" basis without any representations or warranties whatsoever as per Section 6 of these Terms & Conditions.

Note that the CC0 in majority cases does not include the right to use trademarks, logos, or brands that appear in photos and people’s images(without model release) if they are recognizable in the Photos. If you download photos with any of these depicted in them, you may need the permission of the brand owner or individual depending on how you use the Photo.

4. Third party websites

In the course of your use of the Site, you may be re-directed to third party websites. We have no responsibility for the content or information provided by or through third party websites even if they are affiliates of ours. We disclaim any liability for links to another website.

5. Privacy policy

We take privacy seriously, and we want you to know what information we are collecting from you and how we are using it. Please read our Privacy Policy carefully. The Privacy Policy is incorporated into these Terms as part of our agreement. These requirements could be things like acceptable use policies or community guidelines. Any Additional Policies that we post on or link to the Service are incorporated into these Terms as part of our agreement.

6. Warranty and liability

The Mavl website, Site content, or any other product, service or information provided by Mavl, user content, third-party content, and any other software, services or applications made available in conjunction with or through the website, are provided on an "as is", "as available", "with all faults" basis without representations or warranties of any kind, either express, implied, or statutory, including, but not limited to, in terms of correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. For greater certainty, Mavl does not warrant that model or property releases have been obtained for photographs published on the Mavl website.

To the fullest extent permissible by applicable law, Mavl hereby disclaims all warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, or arising from a course of dealing, with respect to the products or services provided by Mavl.