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The State of Oklahoma has negotiated an amendment to the BigStock terms and usage

BigStock has specifically agreed to modify the provisions of its terms and conditions to:

  • Delete clause pertaining to indemnification
  • Delete clause pertaining to governing law and venue

In order to access the amended terms, agencies wishing to use the service must contact the BigStock Help Center at by phone at 1-855-272-5125, by email at or by live chat on the BigStock Website. 

Key Documents/Online Content

Implementation Steps

  1. Before a State of Oklahoma agency may use any social media or social networking site, the agency must have such an internal social media policy developed and approved by the Office of Management and Enterprise (OMES). Create the policy and submit it to the OMES Service Desk. Guidance for creating this policy may be found in the State of Oklahoma Social Networking and Social Media Development Methodology. OMES must approve the agency policy before the agency may use social networking or social media technologies.

  2. Review the BigStock terms and usage agreements and request the negotiated amendment using the process above. If your agency already has a BigStock account, you will need to request access to the amended terms in order for them to apply. Agencies will need to supply the agency name, address, the user name and email for the account. After signing the agreement, the agency should retain a copy of signed amendment and then mail a copy to Shutterstock, Inc. d/b/a BigStock, 350 Fifth Ave., New York, New York, 10018.

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In order for an agency to have its social networking or social media site linked on the State web portal,, an agency must to sign and return a copy of the Social Networking/Social Media Agreement. You may obtain a digital copy of the agreement by contacting the OMES Service Desk - by phone at (405) 521-2444; by e-mail at

The agreement must be signed by the agency director or deputy director and returned to the State Chief Information Officer. If you have any questions about the agreement, please contact the OMES Service Desk - by phone at (405) 521-2444; by e-mail at

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