Terms Of Use

Please read the following Terms and Conditions carefully, your purchase or use of our products implies that you have read and accepted these Terms and Conditions.

Use of cosmichandmade.com

Use and access to cosmichandmade.com is provided by Caroline Hofstede, the proprietor, subject to the following terms:

By using cosmichandmade.com you agree to be legally bound by these terms.

You are not permitted to copy, download, store (in any medium), offer, re-sell, crop, cut, adapt or change in any way graphics (re-size, re-colour, animate, create stationary, templates, patterns or any other new graphics / work) or any other content of the Cosmic handmade web pages for any purpose whatsoever without the prior written permission of Caroline Hofstede.

Any unauthorised use will constitute an infringement of copyright.

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Purchaseware graphics

You are welcome to use the graphics as is to decorate your personal and commercial websites, feel free to mix and match between the sets.

It is mandatory that you place a link to Cosmic Handmade on every page/email where you use Cosmic handmade graphics.

By using the graphics you automatically agree to these terms and agree to add a link to Cosmic Handmade @ URL www.cosmichandmade.com on every page or email you use the graphics by using the logo provided with the collections/sets/themes or for email a text link that is clear and easy to read. A separate credit page is not sufficient.

You are not allowed to change any graphics (purchaseware or linkware) in any way, or create derivative works with the use of these graphics without written permission of Caroline Hofstede.

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Wordpress Themes

When using a Cosmic Handmade Theme you must leave the credit in the footer and in the style sheet in tact.

Cosmic Handmade graphics that are incorporated in a NON-Cosmic Handmade Wordpress themes MUST have a clearly visible credit for the graphics (even when only using a background image etc.!).

If you use a text link to Cosmic Handmade you must add graphics made by to make it visable that you are using graphics made by Cosmic Handmade.

Themes are for personal use only, you are not permitted to use the themes to create themes for others for free or for profit.

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Linkware graphics - Care To Share

The main principle of Care To Share is sharing information and awareness for the good cause. It is therefore mandatory that you link the special provided link button (provided with every set) to a good cause of your choice, or one of the causes from the suggestion list, on every page that you use the graphics. This link needs to be clearly visible on your website. A link back to Cosmic Handmade is appreciated but not necessary.

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Patterns

The pattern are created from Caroline Hofstede's designs, assuring you of purchasing original patterns that are properly licensed for sale by the artist as she is the copyright owner of all the patterns offered in this shop.

All charts (free or purchaseware) are for your personal use only and can not be re-distributed or re-used in any form.

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Commercial use

All sites that offer service or items for profit are considered commercial. It is not permitted to use any of my designs or graphics for any commercial project without contacting me and without receiving prior written consent from caroline Hofstede.

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Downloading graphics

It is not permitted to download any graphics from this site, unless specifically indicated otherwise. Where permitted you may download the graphics to your own computer, never direct link to any item on this site.

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No hatred or abuse

If you choose to use my purchaseware or linkware graphics, your site should not support or encourage abuse to humans or animals, hatred, illegal activities, discrimination or anything that degrades any race or group of people.

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Purchase graphics

To request to buy a graphic, set of theme please use the provided order forms. An email with instructions how to purchase will be send to you.

After your payment is received, the graphic(s) you requested will be sent to you by email, usually in a zip file, within 24 hours.

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Copyright

You may not claim intellectual or exclusive ownership of any of our products. Purchasing Cosmic Handmade work means that you purchase a licence to use the work for decoration purpose only.

In every circumstance I retain copyright and ownership on all the designs and graphics. You must permit Cosmic Handmade access to your website if requested, even if your site is passwords protected.

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Changes to these terms

I reserve the right to change these terms at any time, with no prior notice, by posting changes on this website.

Thank you for taking the time to read the Terms Of Use, most importantly enjoy the website and my work.
Caroline Hofstede