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Arab Cartoon House retains the right to modify, alter or update these terms at any time, without prior notice.
Cartoons published in the Arab Cartoon House Website are the property of their respective cartoonists, and Intellectual Property Rights are belonging to them in addition to the Arab Cartoon House Website, with the exception of cartoons published in Newspaper Cartoons service, a service through which we provide an archive of cartoons published in the Arab media, thus the cartoons published in newspaper Cartoons service are the property of respective newspapers to which Copyrights and full responsibility for the intellectual and artistic level of such cartoons are belonging.
All site visitors and members must abide by intellectual property rights for all published cartoons, whether those shown on the site, or those that are downloaded for a fee or free of charge, since all visitors or members must not violate any of the following prohibitions for any reason whatsoever:
- Re-forming the cartoons that are purchased, downloaded or saved from the Arab Cartoon House Website, and they have no right to partitioning or withholding any part thereof. Additionally, no person has the right to add any line, color or text to the cartoons for any reason whatsoever.
- Changing the color of all or part of any cartoon for any reason whatsoever, and they have no right to change the ratio of length to width.
- Using the cartoons, in whole or in part, in ads, pamphlets or brochures, and they have no right to resell it or print it on promotional materials such as glassware or clothing.
- Using the cartoons published in the site to demean or insult any other person.
Cartoonists who hold cartoonist membership are committed to the "Partnership and Disclaimer Agreement" between Arab Cartoon House and the cartoonists, and they have the right to publish their cartoons, blogs and comments with no prior censorship, on their personal responsibility, with no liability on the Arab Cartoon House Website.
Any E-mails sent to the site shall become exclusive property of Arab Cartoon House unless otherwise is mentioned in the message itself, and Arab Cartoon House is entitled to use or publish the ideas, suggestions and attachments in any way whatsoever.
Arab Cartoon House Website is publishing what it finds appropriate from comments that are posted to different topics, which does not mean that the comments published are necessarily reflecting the view of the site, where registered users will be giving a wider field to express their views.
This site contains links to other sites that are interested in the cartoonws & caricature, where such sites are carefully selected, but please be advised that you are accessing these sites at your own risk, since the Arab Cartoon House Website is not responsible for changing the contents of the linked sites.
Personal Membership is the membership that is confined to personal use only, whereas no institution or entity is entitled to use such Personal Membership.
Personal Membership allows its holder to buy a high-quality cartoon version whose owner cartoonists chose to sell it to Personal Membership. Such purchase is dependent on the use for personal purposes that are not linked to any publishing house, newspaper, company, charity or business, even if they are the sole proprietorship, and this applies to the entire cartoon or any part thereof. For example, personal membership holder has no right to print the cartoons purchased in a size exceeds A3, and they are not entitled to display the cartoons by any means, either a website, a blog or social media, or to print or publish it in paper or electronic form. Additionally, they are not entitled to display it in a visible place from a public place, such as house windows or shop windows.
The use of cartoons purchased by personal membership is limited to printing it in a size equal to or less than A3, and to hang it for display purpose only inside houses, offices or institutions. The cartoons set as "Free" by the cartoonist who is the owner of the intellectual property are excluded, and in this case it can be used in any way other than advertising and in any size, without violating the intellectual property rights above.
Participating in the Gallery
Site members can send their cartoons to various galleries on Galleries page, through the entry form for each gallery.
The cartoons should be created by its owner, and it should suit the subject of the gallery.
Arab Cartoon House is entitled to publishing what it finds appropriate from the cartoons sent, with no explanation of the reasons for not publishing any other cartoons, and it also has the right to close or re-open the participation at any time.
Any personal membership holder can send a request to upgrade their membership to a cartoonist membership via Support Tickets service, provided they choose the related section.
Arab Cartoon House will review the request and contact the member in the way it finds appropriate, and it has the right to approve or disapprove the request without giving reasons.
For request approval, the cartoonist is not required to be working or was working in a newspaper, printing house or media, while their work in a media organization does not necessarily mean a prior approval of the request.