Image Use Policy

Contributors of images to the the Master Gardener of Northern Virginia (MGNV) Web sites (i.e., mgnv.org and www.facebook.com/VCEAAMasterGardeners) maintain copyright and dictate use of their images. Express permission is not required to use these images for the purposes listed below provided the use includes credit to the photographer:

Educational Use
Educational institutions may download, reproduce and use MGNV images and associated captions in the preparation of course or instructional materials by teachers or students for non-profit educational activities.
Personal Use
Individuals may download, reproduce and use MGNV images and associated captions posted on the world wide web for personal, noncommercial purposes.
News Media Use
News media may download, reproduce and use MGNV images and associated captions in news reporting on MGNV projects and programs.

Images attributed to a specific organization other than MGNV must follow that source’s image use policy. To request permission to use the images for commercial or other purposes not defined above, please send a “Request Regarding Image Use” to mgarlalex@gmail.com with information identifying the specific image, photographer’s name and article/material title with which it is associated.