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Create, set & edit Terms & Conditions

Restriction: You need to be signed in using an administrator's account in order to use the Terms & Conditions feature.

User Menu > Settings > Configuration Options > Digital Rights Management > Terms & Conditions

With the Digital Rights Management option on, users can add optional Terms & Conditions to their files. This requires Consumer-level users to agree to those terms & conditions before downloading a file.

Make sure you have set the checkmark for the Digital Rights Management settings to appear.

Note: If an asset has terms and conditions turned on and is published via a public portal guest users are required to agree to these terms prior to downloading.

How to create new Terms & Conditions

  1. Check Manage your files copyright information, add terms and conditions for use and watermark restrictions.
  2. Now you will see two tabs, choose Terms & Conditions.
  3. Type in a Name, Description and your Terms & Conditions Text.
    Note: You can create multiple entries for different application purposes.
  4. Click on Add.
    The newly created entry will show up in the list below.

How to set Terms & Conditions for an Asset

  1. Once you have created your first Terms & Conditions, go to an asset's Information Page
  2. Under the Digital Rights Management section, find Terms & Conditions.  
  3. Click in the input field.
    Select the appropriate Terms & Conditions from the drop-down menu.

Note: If a file already contains IPTC Usage Terms metadata, it will be automatically read and stored as a Canto Terms & Conditions field.

How it's displayed

Consumer users will see a Terms & Conditions agreement in the download window for the file. They cannot download the file until they click the box to agree to the terms & conditions.

Note: See the following guide on how to view what Consumer-level users are seeing - Admin Views 


The hyperlinked terms & conditions will open a new window with the entered text. This text can be your own custom terms & conditions.

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