These Terms and Conditions, “the terms”, will apply when Explore York “we/us”, contracts with a person or entity, “you”, to allow registered access to www.images.exploreyork.org.uk and the Digital Assets therein.
These terms exclude any terms and conditions of purchase you may have and comprise the entire terms of any agreement between you and us for accessing www.images.exploreyork.org.uk and its contents.
They will only be varied if we agree in writing.
"Digital Asset" means any digital file stored within this digital archive and supplied to you for usage as specified by us.
First time users need to register to use the site. Click the ‘Register’ button at the top right of the navigation bar and complete the fields displayed. Mandatory fields are indicated by a coloured border around the field.
An email will be sent to new registrants to which they need to respond in order to confirm the registration. Please check your spam folder if this does not arrive promptly.
To log on click on the 'Log on' button in the top right of the site.
If you haven't already registered or verified your account, you will need to do this before being able to access the site.
If you have forgotten your password, you can request a password reset via the 'Log On' pop-up.
Users can Logon then go to the ‘Hi Name’ link and select ‘Edit Account Details’ to change any of their information. Mandatory fields are indicated by a coloured border around the field.
The ‘Recently Added’ Button (top navigation strip) displays the last 200 assets that were added to the library's collection.
The library can be searched in a variety of ways;
To find assets by keyword, type keywords into the search bar at the top right of the screen and click ‘Search’. The assets catalogued with that keyword will be displayed below.
Use the words and, or, not in-between keywords as required. Keywords that are separated by spaces will have the same effect as using ‘and'.
Cat AND mouse will find assets which contain both cat and mouse
Cat mouse will find assets which contain both cat and mouse
Cat OR mouse will find assets which contain either cat or mouse or both
Cat NOT mouse will find assets which contain cat but not mouse i.e. it will exclude cat assets containing mouse
Click 'Search' to begin your search.
Click on the ‘View’ Button below the keyword search bar and click ‘Advanced Search’ to display the Advanced Search (click it again to hide it).
Here you can combine various search criteria such as orientation, Date Created, Copyright etc. To refine an search, enter a keyword in the keyword search field and click ‘Search’ then tick Search within results, and enter another keyword and click ‘Search’ again.
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To the left of the screen is the side bar, this has three tabs – Categories / Lightbox / Basket. With the Categories tab active you will see an expanding category tree displayed.
Click a ‘+’ to expand the sub-nodes in a category.
Click the text part of the category tree and the associated node will be selected.
To refine your search, you can select multiple nodes in the category tree, the results displayed will be those containing ALL the selected words.
Re-click a word to deselect that node, or click the ‘Clear All’ Button to deselect all nodes.
Search results are displayed dynamically to fill the window. Using the ‘View’ Button you can tailor this display to your preference;
Click on the thumbnail to go to the Preview Page. Here larger assets can can be previewed along with additional information. In the case of video and audio files a video/audio player is available to review the asset, click on the arrow to start playing the video/audio.
The additional information displayed would be as follows:
A Lightbox is a place where you can store a selection of assets. You can send a Lightbox to colleagues and/or clients to share the assets you have selected to convey ideas, themes, concepts etc. You can also store assets within a Lightbox for your reference or if you wish to store them for purchasing later one.
The Lightbox can be seen in the Sidebar and here assets can be removed or added to the Basket using the icons below each asset. In addition the active Lightbox can be selected from the pull down menu.
Below this is the following tool bar;
Assets can be downloaded from Basket (single or multiple assets). Before you can download the assets, you will be required to select usages for the assets, for more detail on this, please see the pricing section.
Can be accessed from the Account Details Page by clicking the ‘View Order History’ button, or from the ‘Hi Name’ link, selecting the ‘Order History’ option from the pull down menu.
Here you can see a list of your previous orders and re-download them.
In addition you can click on the ‘Usage Details’ Button to view the individual order details, you can also see the invoice number and download the invoice as a PDF if applicable.
Please note that the asset sizes shown in this illustration are provided to you only as a guide. We recommend that you take advice from your designer before purchasing your asset.
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We may collect the following information:
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N.B The image sizes shown in
this illustration are provided to you only as a guide. We recommend that
you take advice from your designer before purchasing your image.
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