General terms and conditions for licensing and delivery of images
As of: 30.11.2018
Please read these terms and conditions for licensing and delivery of images carefully before using this website and before ordering image licenses. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions, you can not purchase image licenses on www.filderfotograf.com.
1.1 The website www.fotofinder.com and its services are a product of Hermann Foto + Design. Hermann Foto + Design ("HFD") operates a portal for the online distribution of royalty-free image licenses for digitized image material.
1.2 The terms and conditions apply to every use of the internet offer of HFD; In particular, they are deemed agreed upon with the customer's registration. The terms and conditions apply in the context of an ongoing business relationship as well as for all future offers, services, orders, contracts and deliveries, even if not explicitly referred to again. They also apply if the access or use of the offer is made from outside Germany.
1.3 All offers, deliveries and the granting of rights of use are exclusively non-binding and not exclusive to the following terms and conditions.
1.4 Deviating regulations must be agreed in writing; Conflicting terms and conditions of the contracting party are only valid with the express and written approval of HFD.
2 Subject of the contract
2.1 filderfotograf.com offers on-line transfer of rights of use to royalty-free images within the meaning of these GTC; a transfer of ownership of the images does not take place.
2.2 Royalty-free images are copyrighted images that are offered by the author (photographer) for further licensing according to point 4 of these terms and conditions.
3 online picture service
3.1 filderfotograf.com gives customers free access to the online database www.filderfotograf.com. Customers can use the database to search for photos in the image database stored there and to transfer them as thumbnails or as licensed fine data.
3.2 The customer has to register at filderfotograf.com before his first contract. He will receive a username and password that are to be treated confidentially. Disclosure to third parties is not permitted. Should the access data be misused due to the fault of the customer, the latter is liable for the damage incurred.
3.3 The contract is concluded exclusively via the Internet. For this to be completed, the customer confirms during the ordering process again that he knows the terms and conditions and accepted. Only then can the order and payment process be completed successfully and the customer is granted access to the respective images for download. The pictures are available in the customer's personal account for a maximum of six months from the date of purchase.
3.4 Customers are not entitled to continuous availability of the filderfotograf.com database. Filderfotograf.com remains free to switch off the server temporarily or permanently, as well as to change, delete or supplement the contents stored there.
3.5 Any automated access to the images of filderfotograf.com by means of external scripts, download managers and similar functions / tools outside the specified ordering process is prohibited and will be prosecuted. For each infringement or the attempt of the offense the customer has to pay a contractual penalty in the amount of 5.000, - EUR.
The image material is protected by copyright. Property and copyrights are not transferred, even with the performance of damages and / or other costs and fees. By paying the license fee, the customer acquires the non-exclusive, worldwide, non-transferable and non-sublicensable right to use the selected images for their own information, illustration or advertising purposes. If an image is marked with the addition "for editorial use only", the use of the image is only permitted for editorial purposes (reporting, teaching material). filderfotograf.com offers two types of licenses: the standard license and the extended license.
4.1 Standard License
The Standard License includes the unlimited, non-exclusive and non-assignable worldwide right to use the Image Material for the Permitted Use (s) listed below. Other than the permitted uses are not permitted. All other rights to or in connection with the Content, including but not limited to all copyrights and other intellectual property rights in the Content, remain with HFD.
4.1.1 Online or electronic publishing