CRICUT® ANGEL POLICY

Provo Craft and Novelty, Inc. d/b/a Cricut (“Cricut”) is pleased that individuals wish to create and sell personal craftwork items incorporating our products, designs and images. This Angel Policy provides limited permission for certain sales of such craftwork items, but not others. Please read this entire Angel Policy carefully to see how it applies to You and Your proposed sale of craftwork items.

Any person or entity who uses CRICUT® or CUTTLEBUG® brand products, Copyright Materials, as defined below, or Third Party Rights, as defined below (the “Content”), pursuant to this permission agrees to comply with and be bound by the terms and conditions below and all applicable Third Party Rights Restrictions. Cricut shall have the right to modify and/or terminate the limited permission granted in this Angel Policy for any reason and at any time, in its sole discretion.

The terms of the CRICUT® End-User License Agreement are in pertinent part:

  • “You may not copy, reproduce or in any other manner duplicate the Cartridge or Content, except as authorized in this Agreement or in the Angel Policy.”
  • “Content may be owned by Cricut, or licensed by third parties to Cricut and may be subject to the Angel Policy.”
  • “The terms and conditions set forth in the Angel Policy, which is incorporated into this Agreement by reference, apply and place limitations upon your ability to create and sell craftwork items using the Cartridge and the Content.”
  • “You should read the entire Angel Policy carefully from time to time to see how it applies to You and Your proposed sale of any craftwork items. In the event of a conflict between    the provisions of this Agreement and the Angel Policy, the terms and conditions of the Angel Policy shall govern.”

Definitions

  • Angel Policy means this permission document. Cricut will change this Angel Policy from time to time and post the most recent version on this website.
  • Copyright Materials means products, designs and images that are subject to protection as works of authorship under U.S. or international copyright laws. Copyright materials may be owned by Cricut, or licensed as Third Party Rights to Cricut.
  • Finished Product means completed projects (e.g. cards, scrapbook pages, cakes) with multiple cuts permanently affixed. (To see examples of Finished Products click here).
  • Mass Production means any of these: (a) production in quantities of more than ten thousand (10,000) Finished Products per year; (b) production by more than one person in an assembly line fashion; (c) production by a person other than the individual who created the original craftwork item or Finished Product, or by a member of his or her family;     or (d) production in a factory.
  • Third Party Rights means trademarks, copyrights, and patents owned by third parties other than Cricut, made available to Cricut under license. Use of Third Party Rights by Cricut and its customers, including under this Angel Policy, may be subject to Third Party Rights Restrictions.
  • Third Party Rights Restrictions means any use restrictions imposed by Cricut’s licensors of Third Party Rights, as set forth in the end-user license agreements, instructions, user manuals or other documentation provided by Cricut with the applicable products that make use of such Third Party Rights.

Permission

Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and to all applicable Third Party Rights Restrictions, Cricut hereby grants limited permission to private individuals to incorporate Copyright Material and Third Party Rights into Finished Products that may be offered and sold to others, but only in the quantities and in the manner expressly permitted in this Angel Policy. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Walt Disney Company (Disney Consumer Products, Inc.), Sesame Workshop, Hello Kitty (Sanrio, Inc.), Warner Bros. (DC Comics, c/o Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Inc.), Martha Stewart, Kirstie Allsopp (BBC Worldwide Limited), Entertainment One UK Limited, Nickelodeon (Viacom International, Inc.), and Boys Scouts of America characters and images MAY NOT be reproduced and sold. Any person who uses Copyright Material or Third Party Rights pursuant to this permission agrees to comply with and be bound by the terms and conditions below and all applicable Third Party Rights Restrictions. No individual cuts of Copyright Material made by or with CRICUT® or CUTTLEBUG® brand products may be sold.

Terms and Conditions

  1. All Copyright Materials and Third Party Rights are protected under applicable United States and international copyright, trademark and patent laws, which means that they cannot be copied or incorporated into craftwork items and sold to others without the written permission of Cricut or its licensors.
  2. Any Finished Product to be sold under this Angel Policy must either not incorporate Third Party Rights, or if it does, the sale must comply with all applicable Third Party Rights Restrictions.
  3. Mass Production of craft items incorporating Copyright Material or Third Party Rights is strictly prohibited
  4. Except as provided in Section 6 below, no person may use, and this Angel Policy does not permit use of the Cricut name or trademark or any other trademarks, trade names, trade dress or logos of Cricut. Neither the Cricut name or trademark nor any other trademarks, trade names, trade dress or logos of Cricut may be used at any location where personal craftwork items are sold, nor may they be used in any manner to advertise or promote such items nor in a manner that states, suggests or implies an endorsement or sponsorship by, or affiliation with Cricut.
  5. Use of Copyright Material or Third Party Rights for the purpose of creating logos, trademarks, trade names, trade dress, labels, tags or packaging (e.g., company trademarks,product trademarks, product packaging, etc.) is strictly prohibited.
  6. Each Finished Product that incorporates any Copyright Material must be conspicuously marked with the notice “Includes Copyright Material of Cricut,” in a reasonable size and     location on such items, or on tags or labels for such items.
  7. Copyright Material may not be altered in any manner, including without limitation, copyright notices, or the like. Any such alteration will be considered an infringement of copyright.     Cricut expressly reserves all moral rights in its Copyrighted Material.
  8. Cricut may post such modifications or terminations on this website, notify affected persons in writing, or both. Any modification or termination posted on this website shall be deemed effective and binding upon all parties five (5) business days after posting. Any modification or termination that is separately given in writing (including by email) to any person, shall be deemed effective and binding upon that person immediately upon receipt. Upon termination, all copying, sales, distribution, advertising and marketing of any of craft items incorporating Copyright Material shall immediately cease.
  9. Persons offering or selling Finished Products pursuant to this Angel Policy are solely responsible for complying with any and all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  10. Persons creating Finished Products items pursuant to this Angel Policy assume all liability and responsibility for suitability of their craftwork items and for any claim or dispute arising as a result of the sale, offer for sale and/or distribution of their items and agree to indemnify and hold harmless Cricut and holders of any Third Party Rights from disputes arising from the sale, offering for sale and/or distribution of such items.
  11. Provo Craft & Novelty, Inc. is a Utah corporation. The laws of the State of Utah govern this Angel Policy. The state and federal courts of Utah will have exclusive jurisdiction over any proceeding arising from this policy. Any person who makes and sells Finished Products under this Angel Policy expressly agrees to be subject to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Utah. Any failure by Cricut to enforce any of its rights or any Third Party Rights will not constitute a waiver of such rights.

For more information about using Copyright Material or any Third Party Rights, or if you have any questions regarding this Angel Policy, please contact us at copyright@cricut.com

FAQs

  • Can I sell my crafts made with my Cricut cutting machine?

    Yes. Our products and offerings are designed for personal use. The Angel policy is an additional benefit designed for those who wish to sell their creations: http://home.cricut.com/angel-policy. We believe the Angel Policy is the most generous policy in our industry. The Angel Policy authorizes you to sell up to 10,000 completed projects annually (i.e., cards, scrapbook pages, finished cakes), using cuts made with Provo Craft products. It does not, however, authorize you to produce and sell individual, unassembled cuts using Provo Craft products (i.e., mass producing individually-cut letters or shapes to re-sell) nor to produce and sell items that incorporate licensed content.

  • Do I have to include a copyright notice on the item I am selling? What if there is not enough room?

    Each finished product that incorporates any Copyright Material must be conspicuously marked with the notice: “Includes Copyright Material of Cricut.” This notice should be placed in a reasonable size and location on the items, or on tags or labels for such items.

  • Can I cut fabric and letters and images from Cricut cartridges for appliques on clothing to sell?

    Yes, provided you comply with the terms of the Angel Policy.

  • Can I make a poster designed with images from Cricut cartridges for a company event?

    Yes, provided you comply with the terms of the Angel Policy.

  • Can I create items with Disney content to give away at a charity event?

    The Angel Policy does not authorize you to produce or sell individual items that incorporate licensed content from major licensors including Walt Disney Company, Sesame, Hello Kitty, Warner Bros, Martha Stewart, Kirstie Allsopp, Entertainment One UK Limited, Nickelodeon, and the Boy Scouts of America.

  • Can I sell sheets of stickers made with Cricut cartridge artwork?

    No. Sheets of stickers are considered individual cuts so the Angel Policy does not authorize you to produce and sell individual stickers or sheets of stickers using Cricut images. However, the Angel Policy does allow you to sell stickers if they are part of a completed project.

  • Can I sell boxes and tags?

    Yes. Boxes and tags are considered a “Finished Product.”

  • How do I know which images I can use to create completed projects to sell?

    All images that are part of the Cricut Image Library Subscription are covered by the Angel Policy. Other images that are not part of your Cricut Image Library Subscription may be licensed content that is subject to Third Party Rights Restrictions.

  • If I create my own design and upload it into Design Space, will you make that design available to other users?

    Any project with a user uploaded image is by default saved as private and no one else has access to it. We do not sort through user projects looking for images that we can add to our image library to sell/give to others.

  • Can I use any image in Design Space?

    All images that are part of the Cricut Image Library Subscription are covered by the Angel Policy. In Design Space, the images that are part of the Image Library Subscription have a green “a” symbol.

  • Are fonts in the Cricut Image Library Subscription included in the Angel Policy?

    Yes.

  • Can I sell individual die cuts of Cricut images?

    No. The Angel Policy authorizes you to sell up to 10,000 completed projects annually (i.e., cards, scrapbook pages, finished cakes), using cuts made with Provo Craft products. It does not, however, authorize you to produce and sell individual, unassembled or assembled cuts using Provo Craft products (i.e., mass producing individually-cut letters or shapes to re-sell).

  • Does the sale of 10,000 Finished Products mean of the same item or 10,000 of each type of item?

    The number 10,000 is the total number of finished products per year. Finished products can be one or more cuts as long as the cut(s) are permanently affixed to the product. Keep in mind that Mass Production of craft items incorporating Copyright Material or Third Party Rights is strictly prohibited as outlined in our Angel Policy.

  • Can I report potential copyright violators?

    Yes. We appreciate our consumer’s assistance in helping us to protect the intellectual property rights and livelihood of the artists whose work we license. Please feel free to send potentially infringing activities to copyright@cricut.com. Your report will remain anonymous.

  • Is it prohibited to sell finished items which incorporates the use of your embossing folders?

    You can incorporate artwork from embossing folders in your finished items to sell as long as you comply with the provisions in our Angel Policy. Keep in mind that there are embossing folders that are excluded from the Angel Policy because they are licensed content including Disney and Sesame Street.

  • How can I get permission to use licensed content that are not included in your Angel Policy?

    Cricut is not permitted to provide any contact information other than their names for these 3rd party artists. If you wish to pursue permission from them or from any artist to use their artwork, we suggest that you contact them directly and possibly seek legal counsel.

  • What is your policy on where I can sell finished products? Can I sell things in a retail store?

    The Angel Policy currently does not have any restrictions on where you can sell your finished products. This does not constitute legal advice and it would be your responsibility to comply with any laws, regulations and/or policies of your storefront.