All images created for the Official CASTLE Fan Portal must comply with the following rules. Please note that these rules may be updated from time to time.
OK to create original artwork, designs and slogans based on and/or inspired by the television series Castle provided they comply with these rules
All images must be tagged with "CastleTV"
No use, replication, alteration or reproduction of any official Castle logo. Designs using the Castle block letter logo font or any of the other official Castle logo fonts when spelling out "Castle" in any configuration (i.e. stacked, vertical, horizontal, uneven, etc.) will not be approved.
No use of the television series opening and closing visuals and end credits
No use of an artist's signature or URL (i.e., website address), whether actual or fictional
No use of the first or last names of, or the image, photo, likeness, silhouette or other depiction of, the actors in, or writers, directors or producers of, the television series Castle, or the NYPD logo (fictional or otherwise)
OK to use the names of characters (past or present) from the television series Castle
OK to alter or utilize any of the fictional logos depicted in the television series Castle however, your Fan Design may not consist solely of an exact replication of any fictional logo
Examples of fictional logos include: Heat Wave, Naked Heat etc.
No use of the image of any real person (historical or present day)
No use of any content owned or controlled by a third party
No advertising of any businesses, products or services of a third party
No profanity, vulgar, hate language or graphically violent images
No explicit sexual language, images or graphics
No reference to drugs or medication
No derogatory reference to race, gender, religion, mental handicap, obesity or physical impairment
No use of copyrighted material from the television series or its promotional materials (e.g., no use of images from posters, advertisements, the Castle television series or website)
No images of existing Castle merchandise or consumer products (e.g., novels, posters, calendars, books, video games)
No political party associations (e.g. Republican, Democratic)
No Undergarments (you cannot create thongs or boxer shorts)
ABC reserves the rights to remove any images from the portal for any reason
No Thermos® products (you cannot create any Thermos products such as Thermos bottles, Food Jars or Can Coolers).
Please Note: Generally approved designs will appear in the fan portal within 72 hours. Also, designs that are not in compliance with the Fan Portal Merchandise Rules will not be permitted in the fan portal.