Terms and Conditions


A purchase from the ARR.News Store is a purchase of a licence to use the content subject to the terms and conditions of the Licence Agreement set out on this page.

The purchase of one licence allows you to publish the content in a single issue of a publication, whether hard copy or digital, including reasonable use in previews and promotions of that publication.

Multiple licences can be purchased to publish the content in multiple publications or issues.

If you publish the content, you must attribute the copyright owner and any publication in which the content first appeared. This applies regardless of the purpose of publication and includes where the content is published for commercial or educational purposes or on social media. It applies whether the content is published in its original form or in a modified form.

Copyright in the content offered on this site remains with the copyright owner and is not offered for sale here.

By paying the stated fee for the content and so purchasing a licence, you are agreeing to use the content in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Licence Agreement.

If you want to discuss other terms and conditions to suit your needs, please contact the ARR News Store: store@arr.news.

Licence Agreement


1. Definitions (General Terms)

In this Agreement:

“ARR News Store” means ARR News Store Pty Ltd, ABN 81 648 537 688.

“Australia” means the country of Australia and its territories worldwide.

“Licensed Content” means the news stories, feature articles, photos, reports, interviews, video or sound recordings, and any other digital files that may be available for purchase on the Website in digital format from time to time.

Licence” means the Agreement under which the Licensed Content may be provided to you as a user.

“Service” means the Website published by ARR News Store at arrnews.store  or any other Website or URL operated by ARR News Store from time to time.

“Single-use” means use of the Licensed Content in a single issue of a publication, either hard copy or digital, including reasonable use in previews and promotion of that publication.

Terms and Conditions” means all the text on this page.

“Website” means the website at arrnews.store.

2. Operation of Terms

(a) This service is provided by ARR News Store.

(b) This Agreement sets out the Terms and Conditions upon which ARR News Store grants you, your employees, officers, contractors, agents, directors, principals or any related body corporate or affiliate a Licence to use the Licensed Content.

(c) To remove any doubt, unless you agree to the Terms and Conditions in this Agreement, you have not purchased a Licence and may not use the Licensed Content available on this Website.

(d) By purchasing Licensed Content provided at arrnews.store or other URL provided by ARR News Store, you are deemed to accept these Terms and Conditions.

(e) ARR News Store may provide you with a password and/or other access details to allow you to access the Licensed Content. This password and other details must be kept securely and must not be disclosed to a third party.

(f) If you are purchasing Licensed Content on behalf of a third party, you warrant and represent that you have the full right and authority to act on behalf of the third party and bond that third party to the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement. In the event that you do not have such authority, you agree that you will be personally liable to ARR News Store for any breaches of these Terms and Conditions by the third party or any other person.

(g) You must not sub-licence or assign the rights granted to you under any Licence. Should a third party wish to sub-licence or assign rights outlined in this Agreement, they should purchase a Licence on their own behalf.

(h) You are permitted to transfer files containing the Licensed Content to a third party such as a printer or outsourced technology provider for the purpose of exercising the rights granted to you under a Licence.

3. Rights Granted under Licence

(a) ARR News Store grants you a non-exclusive, royalty free, non-transferable licence to use, reproduce, publish, modify, adapt, distribute, store, run, display, creative derivative works from, cause to be seen or heard and communicate to the public the Licensed Content in accordance with the Licence selected by you in Australia as set out in these Terms and Conditions.

(b)  You agree to take all reasonable steps to prevent third parties from reproducing or exploiting any Licensed Content that you purchase on this Website without authorisation, and to notify ARR News Store (by email to store@arr.news) immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use.

(c) Public and Private Licences:

(i) Private Licence

If the content is for your private and domestic use only, the Licence you purchase allows you unrestricted use of the Licensed Content.

(ii) Public Licence

Purchasing a Public Licence grants you, your employees, officers, contractors, agents, directors, principals or any related body corporate or affiliate the right for Single-use of the Licensed Content in relation to one product, publication or project only

If you purchase a Public License, despite the setting, or whether the content is on social media, attribution must be made according to the terms of Clause 5 below.

Please note that multiple licences can be purchased for multiple publications or multiple issues of the same publication.

(d) If you would like to discuss other Terms and Conditions, please get in touch with ARR News Store at store@arr.news

4. Copyright

(a) Copyright in the Licensed Content available for purchase on this Website remains with the copyright owner and is not offered for sale under a License on this Website.

(b) Except for the rights expressly granted to you under a Licence, you acknowledge that you do not have any right, title or interest in or to, the Licensed Content, including any copyright and other intellectual property rights.

5. Attribution

(a) The copyright owner of the Licensed Content purchased, as supplied by ARR News Store at the time of purchase, must be attributed when the purchased Licensed Content is published.

(b) Such an attribution must be made in a manner which is prominent and viewable by end-users of the Licensed Content.

(c) You must not represent or imply that the Licensed Content was created, or is owned by, you or any other person other than the copyright owner.

(d) To remove any doubt, such attribution must be made even if the Licensed Content has been modified.

6. Warranties, Disclaimers, Liability Clause

(a) ARR News Store  warrants that:

(i) it has made reasonable efforts to secure the legitimate rights from the creators of the Licensed Content, to grant you the rights specified in the Licence you have purchased;

(ii) to be certain, no fees, residuals or royalties will be payable by you to the creator of the Licensed Content in respect of your use of the Licensed Content, except in the case these have been expressly notified to you at the time of purchase.

(b) ARR News Store  will endeavour to ensure that information provided in respect of each Licensed Content is current and accurate ; however, we do not accept liability for any loss or damage you may allege arising from any errors or omissions in this information.

(c) You will release from, and indemnify and hold ARR News Store, its officers, employees, shareholders, directors, managers, members and Licensed Content creators, harmless against any damages or liability of any kind arising from:

(i) any use of the Licensed Content other than the uses expressly permitted by your Licence, and to remove any doubt, these Terms and Conditions, or any unauthorised modification of the Licensed Content by you;

(ii) the context in which the Licensed Content has been used that is inconsistent with the terms of this Agreement.

(d) You agree that, subject to requirements imposed by Australian law:

(i) ARR News Store will not be liable for any general, punitive, special, indirect, consequential or incidental damages, or loss of profit claims;

(ii) in any case, the liability of ARR News Store  for any claim made in connection with Licensed Content or these Terms and Conditions will be capped at the lower of:

(A) such monies as ARR News Store is able to recover from the creator who supplied the Content to ARR News Store; and

(B) AUD$500.00.

7. Returns

(a) ARR News Store is under no obligation to provide a refund for the purchase of Licensed Content. However, ARR News Store may at its discretion provide a refund in the event that a file is damaged or does not work or other circumstances as considered by ARR News Store to be appropriate. If a refund is offered, your rights to use the Licensed Content terminate immediately upon ARR News Store’s notice to you of a refund, and you must delete or destroy any copies of the file.

8. Third Party Claims

(a) In the unlikely event that an issue arises due to a contributor providing an incorrect warranty or copyright information, you acknowledge that ARR News Store may need to take action to mitigate liability, which may include sending you a notice requesting you to cease or limit use of the Licensed Content. Should a notice be provided to you, you agree to use utmost efforts to comply with any such a notice. In such circumstances, you may be offered a refund.

9. Prohibited Uses

(a) No Licensed Content purchased on this Website may be used in connection with:

(i) adult websites, pornographic publications, adult entertainment venues, escort services, dating services, adult videos and the like;

(ii) advertisement or promotion of tobacco, alcohol, firearms or any unlawful or illegal activity.

(b) You must not use the Licensed Content in a manner which:

(i) is obscene, disrespectful or defamatory to any person named or featured in the Licensed Content, or is likely to bring any person or property featured in the Licensed Content into disrepute;

(ii)  falsely implies that the creator of the Content, or the persons or property appearing in the Content (if any) uses or personally endorses any business, product, political party, service, cause, association or other endeavour;

(iii) (where children are depicted) may be inappropriate;

(iv) violates or infringes the copyright or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity;

(v) treats the Licensed Content in a derogatory manner; or

(vi) which is contrary to any law or regulation.

(c) Licensed Content must not be used in, or as, a trade mark, service mark, logo or other indicator of origin.

(d) Licensed Content must not be posted online in downloadable format or otherwise such as to enable an Content to be distributed or shared in any peer-to-peer or similar file sharing arrangement.

8. General

(a) ARR News Store may update these Terms and Conditions from time to time by updating this page.

(b) This Agreement is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New South Wales and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales.

9. Termination

(a) The Terms and Conditions in this Agreement will remain in force indefinitely unless terminated.

(b) If you breach any term, or if we believe you have or may have breached any term, contained in these Terms and Conditions, we may terminate this Agreement with you and consequently your Licence with or without prior written notice.

(c) To remove any doubt, the termination of this Agreement ends your Licence and your right to use Licensed Content in any way whatsoever.