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Guidelines for Use of Photos

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The Photo Gallery contains a wide range of free, high-quality photos related to the NRC and its regulatory mission. Unless otherwise indicated, the images are in the public domain and may be reproduced freely.

General Conditions

  • Absent explicit notice, NRC images are not copyrighted.
  • You may use non-copyrighted NRC photographs or graphics for any purpose, including educational or informational purposes, including photo collections, textbooks, public exhibits and Internet Web pages.
  • Some materials may contain a specific Copyright Notice. It is your responsibility to contact the copyright owner and to obtain permission before making use of this material.
  • Please acknowledge NRC as the source of NRC material. The credit line should read NRC/<photographer’s name>, or without a photographer’s name, NRC File Photo.
  • NRC materials may not be used to state or imply the endorsement by the NRC or by any NRC employee of a commercial product, service or activity, or be used in any other manner that might mislead the public.
  • NRC materials may not be sold individually or included in stock photo collections for re-sale.
  • NRC materials cannot be used in advertisements.
Page Last Reviewed/Updated Thursday, August 10, 2017