Updated on May 21, 2021. See previous versions of this and other policies in our Policy Archives.
Please note there are specific rules that apply to music under the One Design Use License.
Please note that a Canva Design that contains Pro Stock Media licensed under the One Design Use License Agreement may only be used in compliance with the One Design Use License Agreement even if other Stock Media in the Canva Design has been licensed under the Free Media License Agreement, Multi-Use License Agreement (archived) and/or Extended License Agreement (archived) (whichever applicable).
Your failure to comply with the terms herein could result in legal proceedings and the immediate termination of your account.
Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, we hereby grant to you a perpetual, non-exclusive, non-transferable (subject to section 3B below) worldwide license to use the Pro Stock Media in one Canva Design for a Permitted Use (as defined below). Unless the activity or use is a Permitted Use, you cannot do it. All other rights in and to the Pro Stock Media, including, without limitation, all copyright and other Intellectual Property Rights relating to the Pro Stock Media, are retained by Canva and/or its Contributors as the case may be.
Subject to the restrictions described under Prohibited Uses below, the following are “Permitted Uses” of Canva designs that contain Pro Stock Media (please pay attention to the specific rules that apply to Pro music):
Canva for Education Users may only use Pro Stock Media for non-commercial purposes. Any commercial uses listed above are not permitted for Canva for Education Users.
Users may create derivative works based on, or incorporating, Pro Stock Media, other than Pro music (see Prohibited Uses of Pro Music below).
In the event that you create such a derivative work all rights in and to Pro Stock Media shall continue to be owned by Canva or its Contributor(s), subject to your rights to use such Pro Stock Media pursuant to the terms and limitations set forth herein.
All other rights in the Pro Stock Media are expressly reserved by Canva for itself and its Contributors.
You may transfer a Canva Design containing Pro Stock Media to a client for the client’s own use, subject to the following terms:
For the avoidance of doubt this clause does not entitle you to transfer or sub-license Stock Media to your client for use outside of a Canva Design or on a standalone basis.
You may not do anything with the Pro Stock Media that is not expressly permitted in the preceding section.
In addition to the Prohibited Uses that apply to all Stock Media (see below), the following uses of Pro music are prohibited:
The following Prohibited Uses are not available under this or any other Canva license for Stock Media (including music and video):