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Please double check the legal status of your designs. If you are unsure, try to ask for permission to use them.
- We will not print: Unofficial merchandise.
- We will not print: Names, logos, pictures or other intellectual property of musical groups or musical artists.
- We will not print: Names, logos, pictures, or other intellectual property of sports teams, colleges/universities, clubs or organizations such as Boston Red Sox, Girl Scouts of America, or Princeton University.
- We will not print: Characters, images, actors or likenesses from cartoon networks, comic books, video games, movies, and television shows.
- We will not print: Trademarks, names or logos for companies. For example, you cannot use the name Coca Cola, Coke, “It’s the Real Thing”, or the design from the cans.
- We will not print: Photos, caricatures, or other artwork depicting a celebrity. Just because you take a picture of a celebrity, it does not give you the right to use the photo on shirts, even if you alter the photo digitally. Personal rights are still owned even if the person is no longer living.
Discovery of illegal designs
Designs and texts that are suspected to be in violation of the law, including, but not limited to, defamation or copyright violations, will not be printed. If d you believe printing has been denied in error, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org that proves ownership of the design, or other valid statement of legality.
If you suspect a design or text of being illegal, please report it to email@example.com. Your personal information will be protected according to our privacy statement. Note that the availability of similar fan art or parody designs on the platform must be evaluated on a case by case basis because some are licensed or subject to other legal exceptions, while others are removed due to legal complaints.