Asset Use & Licensing

Guidelines for using poliigon assets.

Updated over a week ago

How you can use Poliigon assets is determined by your license which is determined by your plan or purchase method for your assets.

The following information is just a summary, for complete information see our terms and conditions.

What license do I have?

The licenses available for Poliigon assets are listed below, in addition there are some use cases not permitted covered in What can't I do with Poliigon assets?

Free License

The free license applies to free assets which can be used for personal, education or commercial use by anyone.

Individual License

The individual license applies to anyone purchasing assets without a subscription or with an individual plan.

This license allows personal, education and commercial use by for an individual artist working for themselves or for an entity (company) with up to $150K USD revenue/year or $150K USD total funding.

This license only allows assets to be used by the named account owner. Assets cannot be shared with anyone else and licenses/accounts cannot be transferred.

Team License

The team license applies to anyone purchasing assets with a team plan.

This license allows personal, education and commercial use by anyone named on the account that is working for themselves or for an entity (company) with up to $2 million USD revenue/year or $2 million USD total funding

This license only allows assets to be used by users on the account. Assets cannot be shared with anyone else and licenses/accounts cannot be transferred.

Enterprise / Custom License

The enterprise / custom license applies to anyone purchasing assets with an enterprise/custom plan.

There are no revenue or funding limits with this license and the agreement can be completely customised even to include permission for restricted use cases covered in What can't I do with Poliigon assets?

What can I do with Poliigon assets?

All Poliigon assets can be used for personal, education or commercial use as part of your own unique creations in 2D or 3D for architectural and product visualizations, advertising, games, movies, tv shows, web design and printed media.

What can't I do with Poliigon assets?

We spend a great deal of time, money and effort building our assets, so there are a number of restrictions on their use:

  1. You can't share, sell, license, redistribute or repackage our assets with anyone not named on your account even if they've been modified, directly or indirectly.

    1. This includes baked textures

    2. This includes providing scene files to clients/others with Poliigon assets in a whole or easily extractable state

    3. This includes sharing assets with others in your team/company if they're not listed as a user on your account.

  2. You can't use our assets in design software or games where the users have direct or indirect access to the assets for uses such as designing rooms, buildings, levels or scenes.

  3. You can't use our assets in any form of Machine Learning (ML) or Artificial Intelligence (AI) models, neural networks or applications.

  4. You can't use our assets to create a logo, trademark or copyright of any kind.

If you feel that your intended use of Poliigon assets isn't reflected in the common cases above, please contact us so we can better understand your intent.

Additional FAQ

Can I use Poliigon assets in work licensed via Creative Commons/Open Source Software, game mods, game maps or game add-ons?

These use cases make it possible for others to access Poliigon assets and therefore is not allowed as per our terms and conditions.

Can I modify textures and sell them as my own or can I use textures to create a shader and sell the shader?

Unfortunately no. This is considered redistribution or competitive use and is not allowed as per our terms and conditions.

Can I embed Poliigon textures or models in my model or scene that I sell or redistribute?

Unfortunately no. Baking textures or embedding models and textures is considered redistribution or competitive use and is not allowed as per our terms and conditions.

Didn't find your question here? Contact us at support@poliigon.com

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