1. Description of Service
Haferland Photography operates a personal photographer’s portfolio, showcase and licensing website. Haferland Photography enables customers to purchase image licenses and image products. Haferland Photography is open to everyone.
All images offered by Haferland Photography are protected by national and international law. Any licensing by Haferland Photography to image customers strictly follows the outlined license agreement.
4. Legal Compliance of Contents
The services of Haferland Photography are only to be used for lawful purposes.
5. Web Analysis / Google Analytics / Google+ / Share This / Facebook
Haferland Photography uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies,” text files that are saved on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information produced by the cookie concerning your use of this website (including your IP address) is transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website in order to compile reports on the website activities for the website operators and to provide additional services linked to the website activities and the use of the Internet. Google will also transfer this data to third parties, where appropriate, insofar as this is prescribed by law or insofar as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will under no circumstances combine your IP address with other data from Google. You may prevent installation of the cookies through an appropriate setting of your browser software; however, we wish to point out to you that in this case you may not be able to fully use all the functions of this website.
Haferland Photography uses the “Google+” button, a service of Google Inc. (“Google”). By visiting our website, Google may or may not track your visit of our website, send data via your browser directly to their servers and store them on their servers. If you click on the Google+ button, data of your visit may or may be not connected with your existing Google+ account. Google states that it will only track and store data of users who are logged in to Google+ and /or their services (including your IP address). We do not have any influence whether any information is transferred or stored by Google. By using this website, you express your agreement to the processing of the data collected on you by Google in the way previously described and for the purpose mentioned before.
Haferland Photography uses the social sharing widget “Share This” and the Facebook “Like” button. Share This enables the user to share contents of our site in a great variety of social networks, including Facebook. By visiting our website, any social network company may or may not track your visit of our website, send data via your browser directly to their servers and store them on their servers. If you click on the Share This widget, data of your visit may or may be not connected with your existing social network accounts. We do not have any influence whether any information is transferred or stored by social network companies. By using this website, you express your agreement to the processing of the data collected on you by social network companies in the way previously described and for the purpose mentioned before.
6. Liability of Haferland Photography
Haferland Photography is continuously monitoring and improving its technical infrastructure to secure it against breakdowns, downtime, and attempts at fraudulent manipulation, but cannot be held responsible for any damages arising from such events, whether occurring against its own infrastructure or the infrastructure of third parties, in particular that of payment gateway providers. Haferland Photography cannot be held responsible for any damages due to fraud, hacking or phishing, unauthorized use of customer’s data, or malicious software connected within any content. Haferland Photography is not liable for any errors in titles keywords, descriptions, or other data connected with any image, file or product.
7. Relationship with payment services
Haferland Photography uses payment services like PayPal as safe credit card payment gateways. Customers who choose to pay via payment services are transferred to the website of the payment gateway supplier in order to place their payment. All credit card information is given to the payment service only and is not and cannot be recorded by Haferland Photography.
8. Right of Database
Haferland Photography operates an image database which is protected by national and international law. Any complete or partial take-over of any databases of Haferland Photography is prohibited unless otherwise agreed in advance in writing.
9. Changes to Terms of Service
Haferland Photography is entitled to change all of its terms of service, license agreements and privacy policies at any time.
10. Applicable Geographical Area
All terms of service are applicable for all customers and image users of Haferland Photography, regardless of their country of residence.
11. Applicable Law / Place of Jurisdiction
The use of this website and of the services offered by Haferland Photography are solely subject to Swiss law. Place of jurisdiction for all disputes between commercial customers and Haferland Photography is the primary location of Haferland Photography, regardless of the residence of customers. The place of jurisdiction for private persons also considered to be the primary location of Haferland Photography as well, but at least Switzerland, insofar as this is legally allowed. Conflicting laws and the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods are excluded.
12. Salvatory Clause
In the event that any part of this agreement should be invalid for any reason, it is to be replaced with a corresponding text, which is valid and equivalent to the intended meaning. The rest of the agreement shall remain unaffected and valid.
Haferland Photography, 10/2017