Hatlas Travel Terms of Service for Photo Partners

Last updated: November 20, 2020

The following is a legal agreement between you ("You" or "User") and the owners and operators ("We", "Us", or "Hatlas") of the site at hatlastravel.com (the "Website") and all related websites, software, mobile apps, plug-ins and other services that we provide (together, the "Service"). Your use of the Service, and our provision of the Service to you, constitutes an agreement by you and Hatlas to be bound by the terms and conditions in these Terms of Service ("Terms").

"Content" shall refer collectively to all Images uploaded Hatlas and made available under the Hatlas License. "Image(s)" includes photographs obtained through Instagram, our web plugins or external submissions

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change or modify portions of these Terms at any time. If we do this, we will notify you by email and post the changes on this page and will indicate at the top of this page the date these Terms were last revised. Any such changes will become effective immediately. You use of the Service after the date any such changes become effective constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms.

1. Image licensing agreement

By proceeding and connecting with your Instagram account, or submitting or connecting your pictures in any other ways, you grant Hatlas worldwide and non-exclusive rights to use your pictures for promotional purposes and to distribute your pictures for promotional purposes to other parties under a non-exclusive image licensing agreement. The licensing fee Hatlas will pay you in returns for your image rights correspond to a share of any revenue Hatlas generate from your picture (see more on section 3).

The Hatlas License does not allow:

  • Sale or distribution of Content for physical purposes (such as print or wallpapers)

Regarding the designation of the author of the pictures, it is required that its Instagram username or other aliases provided during a picture submission or registration will appear on the website next to all of its pictures alongside a link that redirects to the author’s Instagram profile and any other external websites if wanted.

A user may request to have his pictures or account deleted at any time which will automatically lead to the suppression of the above-mentioned license agreement.

2. Granting photo usage rights for an image according to copyright laws

In order to license your images and grant us photo usage rights, you need to be either the author of the images, or otherwise authorized to license us the images. The author is someone who has created a work protected by copyright law. The author has the sole right to determine when and how the work is used for commercial or other purposes

By cooperating with us and submitting your pictures, you commit yourself to obtain the proper rights for the pictures that you did not create or to remove them from Hatlas

3. Revenue generation and licensing fee

Hatlas generates revenue through affiliation with various business partners who pay us a commission if the users coming from our website buy their products or services. Hatlas distribute this revenue to its users registered on the website and who connected their Instagram account or submitted a picture following this Affiliate model

Each of your pictures are associated with an affiliate link which incorporate your username so we are able to track which users generated leads. To receive your share of the revenue, one of your pictures need to have generated at least one purchase at one of our business partners’ website. In other words, a user needs to click on an affiliate link associated with your pictures and make a transaction. You will also receive a commission if a user directly buy the image licensing agreement from our marketplace

Have a question ? Contact us by mail at:

  • contact@hatlastravel.com

  • Submit your picture here