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If I upload an image to CafePress, who owns the rights to my design?
From the Cafepress.com Help pages (http://www.cafepress.com/cp/info/help/law.aspx):
"You own all rights to your images. When you agree to set up a store, you grant us the right to print your images on your behalf, and to display them on the CafePress.com Web site - on your behalf. Should you cancel your membership, our right to display and print your images also ceases."
In addition, Cafepress.com will protect your high-resolution artwork by keeping it on a separate computer not connected to the internet, and only displaying low-resolution preview images. There is no way to get your original high-resolution image back from Cafepress.com, so it is vitally important to keep your own backup copy of any images you upload. (Matthew from The ARMAC Store)