Terms & Conditions

User License Agreement


This End User License Agreement is current as of January 1, 2019 and supersedes any other agreement including any existing agreements on any nzstockfootage clips.


 "Digital Media Files" are any images, animations, films, videos or other audio/visual representations recorded in any format that are owned or controlled by nzstockfootage.

"Royalty Free" indicates that aside from the purchase price, no further fees or compensation are due regardless of how many times the Digital Media files are used or how many projects they are used for, provided that they may be used by only a single user in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Royalty Free clips are licensed for all media, worldwide use and in perpetuity. 

"Rights Ready (Rights Managed)" Indicates that a licensing fee has been paid in order to be able to use the Digital Media files in certain defined end uses and locations. For example: location, type of media, length of time the video clip will be used, etc.  With this license, you only pay for what you're using the footage for. 

"Restrictions" indicate some of the specific uses for the Digital Media Files that are NOT allowed. Regardless of whether a particular use is listed as a Restriction, any use of Digital Media Files that is not expressly permitted by this Agreement is not allowed. Please note that special licensing to obtain additional rights is available by contacting nzstockfootage.

Grant Of License
You are granted a limited, nonexclusive, personal and nontransferable Royalty Free license to use and modify the Digital Media Files, subject to the terms and conditions below.

Single User License
The Digital Media Files may only be modified or used on one computer at any one time. You may not rent, lease, lend, sell or sublicense the Digital Media Files to another person, company or other entity. Anything you produce using the Digital Media Files must be for your own use, or for the use of your employer, client or customer, who must be the end-user of your work. This is not a concurrent use license. Please contact nzstockfootage for a multi-seat site license if you need to use the Digital Media Files over a network for multiple users.

General Use Grant

The Digital Media Files may be incorporated into a derivative work such as a film feature, video, broadcast, multimedia work, advertisement, live performance, internet website, presentation or print project.

Restrictions on Products for Resale

The Digital Media Files and any derivative work thereof may not, in whole or in part, be used, sold, sublicensed, reproduced, distributed, displayed, incorporated into or otherwise made available as templates, standalone backgrounds, stock elements, effects imagery elements or downloadable files. The Digital Media Files and any derivative work thereof may not, in whole or in part, be included in any other clip media/stock product, library, collection, or set of clips for distribution or resale. These Restrictions apply even if the Digital Media Files have been significantly altered. If Digital Media Files are used in a project that will be reproduced, sold or distributed (DVDs, home videos, music videos, training videos, etc.) the Digital Media Files may not comprise more than 25% of the length of the finished work, even if the Digital Media Files are layered with other graphics, nor may the primary value of the product come from the Digital Media Files. The Digital Media Files are strictly prohibited from being used as screen savers. Additionally, you agree to notify nzstockfootage   in writing and take all steps possible to prevent any third party from duplicating or distributing any of the Digital Media Files included in the finished work. Please note that special licensing to obtain additional rights is available by contacting nzstockfootage.

No Defamatory Use

The Digital Media Files may not under any circumstances be used in a way that would defame, malign, slander, asperse, libel, or vilify the persons, property, countries, races, customs, cultures, religions, governments or military visible on the Digital Media Files.

Other Restrictions

The Digital Media Files may not under any circumstances be used in or in conjunction with, or as part of pornographic, obscene, fraudulent, libelous, infringing or illegal material. All low-resolution versions of the Digital Media Files are not licensed for broadcast.


When incorporating the Digital Media Files in film features, broadcast productions, or video products, nzstockfootage kindly requests a credit line that reads "nzstockfootage Digital Film Library".

Marketing and Promotion

Unless nzstockfootage  receives written notification from you to the contrary, you hereby grant nzstockfootage  the right to display any derivative works within your possession or control that incorporate one or more of the Digital Media Files at tradeshows, in collateral, and/or via electronic distribution for nzstockfootage marketing, educational, and promotional purposes as examples of customer usage. At your request, nzstockfootage will identify you as the author of such derivative work.

All right, title and interest in the Digital Media Files, including any updates or revisions thereto, is and shall remain the exclusive property of nzstockfootage , its licensors and their successors and assigns. Other than the limited license explicitly set forth in this Agreement, no interest in, or rights or licenses to the Digital Media Files are granted to you and no interest in, or rights or licenses to the Digital Media Files shall inure in or accrue to you, whether by implication, estoppel or otherwise. All rights of any kind in the Digital Media Files which are not expressly granted in this Agreement are entirely and exclusively reserved to and by nzstockfootage  , its licensors and their successors and assigns.

Limitation on Liability

nzstockfootage will not be liable to you for any special, indirect, consequential, punitive, or incidental damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of business information, or any other pecuniary loss) arising out of the use of or inability to use the Digital Media Files. NZSTOCKFOOTAGES ENTIRE LIABILITY AND YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT YOU PAID FOR THE PARTICULAR DIGITAL MEDIA FILES. Your rights may vary from state to state.


You agree to indemnify and hold nzstockfootage  , its licensors, and their officers, directors, agents and employees, harmless from and against any claims, demands, losses, damages, liabilities or expenses of any kind arising from your use of the Digital Media Files in any form, any breach of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, or your negligent act, omission or willful misconduct.

Term and Termination

This Agreement shall be effective as of the earliest of the date you first break the seal on a disc containing, or download, install or use, the Digital Media Files and shall continue in effect until terminated. Unless expressly waived by nzstockfootage in writing, all license rights granted pursuant to this Agreement shall automatically terminate upon your breach of this Agreement. Your rights under this Agreement shall immediately terminate upon your cessation of business, insolvency, assignment of assets for the benefit of creditors, bankruptcy or appointment of a trustee for all or a portion of your assets. Upon termination of this Agreement for any reason, you shall immediately cease all use of the Digital Media Files in any form and immediately return or destroy all copies of the Digital Media Files in your possession or control. Any provisions in this Agreement that by their sense and context are intended to survive the termination of this Agreement shall survive such termination. Any cause of action that nzstockfootage may have against you for breach of this Agreement prior to the date of termination shall survive such termination.


nzstockfootage warrants the Digital Media Files to be free from defects in material and workmanship for 90 days from delivery. Your sole and exclusive remedy for a breach of this warranty is the replacement of the Digital Media Files, applicable media or a refund of the purchase price, at the option of nzstockfootage. NZSTOCKFOOTAGE MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WITH REGARD TO THE DIGITAL MEDIA FILES AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NONINFRINGEMENT ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED.


If any term or provision of this Agreement shall to any extent be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of this Agreement shall not be affected thereby. Each term and provision of the Agreement shall be valid and enforced to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Applicable Law; Jurisdiction

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand, without regard to New Zealand's conflict of laws principles. The parties agree that any claim asserted in any legal proceeding by one party against the other shall be commenced and maintained exclusively in a court located within New Zealand, having subject matter jurisdiction with respect to the dispute between the parties (except that a judgment by such courts may be enforced by any court). Both parties hereby submit to the jurisdiction of such courts over each of them personally in connection with such litigation, and waive any objection to venue in such courts and any claim that such forum is an inconvenient forum.

Injunctive and Other Equitable Relief
You agree that the remedy at law for any breach or threatened breach of this Agreement by you would, by its nature, be inadequate, and that in such case nzstockfootage   will be entitled, in addition to damages, to a restraining order, temporary and permanent injunctive relief, specific performance and other appropriate equitable relief, without showing or providing that any monetary damage has been sustained.

You may not assign or otherwise transfer this Agreement or any rights hereunder without the prior written consent of nzstockfootage. A transfer of controlling interest in any entity shall constitute an assignment.

Entire Agreement

This is the entire agreement between the parties with regard to the subject matter hereof. It supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, understandings, or representations with respect to the Digital Media Files. This Agreement may not be modified or amended except in a writing signed by both parties. Any preprinted terms on your purchase order shall be given no force or effect and no terms of a purchase order that conflict with this Agreement shall be binding on nzstockfootage.