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Licensing Terms

These Licensing Terms contain the terms and conditions for the use of all free and paid materials you may find for download and/or purchase on this website.

1. General License for Free Maps

This section 1 (General License) describes how you may and may not use the free maps provided on our website. It also covers the obligations concerning our copyright notice and third-party content. Additional licensing conditions for paid materials (including worksheets) are provided in section 2 (Extended License) further below.

1.1 Allowed Uses of Our Free Maps

The maps provided on this website are free to download, save, print, and use for educational, personal, and professional purposes. This includes using them for creating your own works such as (without limitation hereto) worksheets, posters, presentation materials, classroom activities, games, and quizzes. The only condition is that you keep our copyright notice “©worldmapblank.com” or “copyright©worldmapblank.com” visible in all maps which you use for such allowed purposes and materials.

1.2 Keeping the Copyright Notice and Referencing

It is mandatory to retain the copyright notice shown in the maps (“©worldmapblank.com” or “copyright©worldmapblank.com”). This means that you must not remove or alter the copyright notice in any way.

If you want to use the maps on your own website(s) or in digital media, you must include a link to our homepage or to the specific page which you downloaded the map(s) from.

1.3 Prohibited Uses of Our Free Maps

You may not use the maps in any way that violates applicable law or is likely to be harmful, such as (without limitation hereto) distributing offensive imagery; infringing copyright, a trademark, or other intellectual property rights of another person or entity; defaming another person; misusing personal data; promoting violence, crime, racism, sexism or similar; or attempting to gain unauthorized access to, use of, interfere with, damage, disrupt, or corrupt this website or its content. You are solely responsible for ensuring your use of our maps, website, worksheets, and related material is lawful.

Additionally, you may not use the maps or related material to create any kind of derivative work that would directly or indirectly compete with World Map Blank or otherwise be used in a way that is likely to harm our economic interests. You may not use the maps provided on this website for commercial purposes, including (without limitation hereto) selling them, incorporating them into products for sale, renting them out or using them in any advertising or promotional materials.

You further must not use any of our maps or other materials in a way that might be detrimental to us or damage our reputation.

1.4 Third-Party Content and Rights

Some of the maps displayed on our website may be sourced from third parties or may be open-source maps. These maps are subject to the licensing terms of their respective owners and may have additional or different terms of use. It is your responsibility to review and comply with these terms before using such maps or any other third-party content included on this website.

In case you find or believe that any of the material shown on or included in this website violates your or a third party’s copyright or any other rights, laws, or government regulations, please contact us promptly via our contact form, so that we may investigate the matter and take appropriate action.

1.5. Agreement to Terms and Policies

By using this website and the provided maps and/or worksheets, you agree to these Licensing Terms, our Privacy Policy, our Cookie Policy, our Disclaimer, and our Terms of Use. We encourage you to review all of these documents before using this website or any contents or materials contained therein.

If you do not agree to these Licensing Terms or any other of the terms and policies mentioned above, you must not use this website or any of the free maps provided.

1.6 Changes or Modifications

We reserve the right to change or modify any part of these Licensing Terms at any time without prior notice, and such changes shall be effective immediately. Your continued use of this website and any contents or materials therein shall constitute your acceptance of such changes or modifications.

1.7 Contact

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these Licensing Terms or any other aspect of our website, please send us a message via our contact form. We will respond to your inquiry and take care of the matter as quickly as possible.

2. Extended License for Paid Content

In addition to the conditions described in section 1 above, the following terms apply to all types of content you might have purchased or intend to purchase from our website against the payment of a fee. These include (without limitation hereto) editable or customizable geography worksheets and any other digital products or materials we might from time to time offer for sale.

2.1 Additional Allowed and Prohibited Uses

You may edit, change and modify any content or materials purchased from this website in order to adapt them to your individual needs or requirements.

However, you shall still keep our copyright notice in place, and you may not commercially use any of the material bought from us. This means that selling, re-selling, renting, sub-licensing, or using the purchased material or any derivative thereof for any other commercial purpose is prohibited (please also refer to section 1 above, particularly clauses 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3).

You may share the paid content bought from this website and its derivative works with your colleagues, friends, and other people, as long as this sharing does not occur in a commercial environment or transaction. For the avoidance of doubt, this includes that you may not upload the purchased materials or your derivative works thereof for sale to any other website, platform, or marketplace.

2.2 No Warranty for Mistakes and Inaccuracies

Despite our best efforts, some mistakes or inaccuracies might be present in the purchased materials. We do not provide any warranties for such inaccuracies and mistakes, and you agree to hold us harmless from any possible claims associated with them.

However, should you discover a mistake or inaccuracy in any purchased content, please get in touch with us via our contact form. We will promptly investigate the matter and remedy any mistake or inaccuracy at no additional cost to you.

 

These Licensing Terms were last updated on July 12, 2023.

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