Website Designers and Web Developers
If you are a contract web design company, content provider, graphic artist, photographer, or any other contract supplier for or to a website which has infringed our copyright by using our photographs, text, or other content without permission, then you should seek immediate professional legal advice.
If you have provided your client with images which are copies of our photographs, then you are in breach of our copyright, as is your client. This applies whether or not you have modified, edited or otherwise processed our photos.
In these circumstances, we are entitled to take legal action against both you and your client. In addition your client may also have a legal case against you. If you have adequate legal insurance in place, this should cover the situation, and help you. If not, you have problems, but these are of your own creation.
If your client supplied photos which you used for his website, then you are not completely absolved, as you could, and probably should, have checked with you client whether the original images were his, or were properly sourced and licensed.