In simple terms copyright means the artist owns their own creations or in more legal terms it means the exclusive legal right to reproduce or publish a work or any substantial part thereof in any material form. It includes all forms of reproduction, publication, public display and other uses. The copyright laws were created to protect the intellectual property and artistic works of its creators. It applies to any original artistic work, and includes but is not limited to illustration, written works, graphic design and photography.  

Purple Door Copyright Information

Copyright of services including but not limited to: photography, videography, slideshows, virtual tours, text descriptions, graphics, blog/newsletter content, brochures and flyers belong solely to Purple Door Creative.

Purple Door Creative retains the rights to all purchased services. These rights include but are not limited to producing “derivative” works, distribution of copies of the services, public display of the services, and reproduction or resale of the services with written authorization from the Client who originally purchased the services.

Clients who have purchased the use of the copyrighted services listed above with the intention of self promotion, business marketing campaigns, and/or promoting a property for sale or lease, are permitted to: Promote themselves, their business and/or the subject property in newspapers/magazines, brochures, flyers, postcards, websites and MLS® as part of their marketing campaign. Or, in the case of Real Estate Agents, give the homeowner a copy of the purchased service for personal use ONLY, shared items may not be used for any other purpose.

The copyright of purchased services legally resides with Purple Door Creative. Infringement occurs when someone other than the copyright holder or permitted user exercises any of the rights mentioned above. Or when the permitted user resells/redistributes copyrighted services to a secondary user without express written permission from Purple Door Creative. Purchase of services does not provide the purchaser with any copyright interest or other intellectual property rights.

Infringements of non-permitted users without express written permission from Purple Door Creative is strictly prohibited and may be subject to additional fees or legal action.

Purple Door Creative in no way accepts liability for modifications of copyrighted services after delivery of said services. Neither Purple Door Creative nor any of its representatives will be liable for damages caused as a result of material viewed or sourced from this website.

Purple Door Creative holds the copyright to this website and all materials contained within. Any use of any material on this site is strictly prohibited without prior written permission from Purple Door Creative.

Thank you for respecting the Artist’s Copyrights!

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Government of Canada – A guide to copyright