All stock images used in a Book Cover are licensed for commercial use with a standard license. For images coming from DepositPhotos.com &/or Shutterstock.com &/or outside 3D rendering shops, neither the Client or the Designer own the copyright of these images, and as such there are limitations to their use.
The Client is licensed to use the images on their Book Cover and in any promotional material promoting the book (including, but not limited to, social media graphics, AMS ads, Bookbub ads, their website). For full details of the image license see the details of the standard license from DepositPhotos.com &/or Shutterstock.com. This explanation does not override any information provided by these sites about their licensing rules. This is simply for reference to help a Client understand what details to look at in a licensing file that will significantly impact their use of the product.
The Client cannot use the images on merchandise items such as, but not limited to, mugs, bookmarks, T Shirts, unless they purchase an Extended License for all the images that have been used. If the Client wishes to create merchandise, the Designer will provide a link for each image and 3D render where the Client can purchase the Extended Licenses.
For images the Designer has created themselves, the Designer retains the copyright to the image and grants the Client a perpetual license to use them on their Book Cover in any format that was purchased and any related promotional material.
For the Book Cover design as a whole, the Designer retains the copyright to the design and grants the Client a perpetual license to use it on the cover of a single book (only in the formats that were purchased) and any related promotional material for that book. The design cannot be used on other books, or for covers of other formats that were not purchased.
All fonts used in a Book Cover are licensed for commercial use on that Book Cover (in any format that was purchased). Should the Client wish to use the font elsewhere, the Designer can provide a link where the Client can purchase the font for their own use.
Font and stock image copyrights and licenses cannot be transferred to the Client.