About Public Domain Clip Prices
Some commercial libraries charge license fees for clips in the Public Domain. DVArchive believes it is more in keeping with the spirit and intent of PD to offer these clips for free to the public with only a modest handling fee to cover our expenses in preparing, resizing, transferring or improving the clips for download and making them available to you.
Our handling fees are as follows:
$35 for clips under 30 seconds
$45 for clips from :30 to 1:00
$55 for clips 1-2 minutes
$65 for clips over 2 minutes
About the Public Domain Copyright
DVarchive has taken reasonable steps to verify the copyright status of this work or clip and has determined that it is most likely in the public domain, and can be freely used and re-used in projects at your discretion. Even though this clip is believed to be created by the U.S. Government or by another party that has released it into the public domain, please note that DVarchive cannot absolutely guarantee the exact copyright status of the clip or offer written assurance that every or any aspect of this clip is completely cleared for all usages. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of a clip and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the clip.
Any Trademarks used in this item listing are used for strictly descriptive purposes only. No association or endorsement is implied or inferred. No character or trademark ownership is given or implied. If you intend to use any trademarks in public domain clips in a commercial usage, you should obtain an independent legal opinion as to your intended usage.
If your intended use of this clip is for commercial purposes and not educational, documentary or editorial use, you may need to secure a release from individuals (talent or recognizable person) pictured, vocal talents or musicians so as not to violate or onfringe on their copyright or right of publicity. It is your responsibility to make an independent and accurate assessment, using legal counsel, as to the legality of your use of any persons pictured or heard in public domain materials and obtain their permission for commercial purposes, if necessary.
DVarchive does not issue a rights managed or royalty free licensing agreement for this clip, or offer footage assurance, but makes the clip available to you for a free download for an administration/handling/prepping fee for each clip. Therefore, the fee charged is not a license fee for the clip and DVarchive does not warrant to own any licensing interest in the clip. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless DVarchive and it's successors, assignees and heirs from any legal action which results from your use of the clip, worldwide, in perpetuity.
If you are the owner of any aspect of this clip which you believe to be copyrighted, please contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org.