Terms and Conditions

1 Shop operator and scope:

(1) Provider and operator of the website ww.stock-photos-royalty-free.com (below “StockPhotos-RF”) is : Jamshid Ravanyar, Hofenbornstr. 6, 52080 Aachen, Germany. ( 2) The following General Terms and Conditions contain the basic rules and regulations for the use of the website and for all legal transactions and legal transactions between the users and StockPhotos-RF. General terms and conditions of users do not apply in connection with the use of the website. This also applies if StockPhotos-RF does not explicitly contradict the general terms and conditions of the users.

2 Definitions: user, Photographer, Downloader:

” User” means any natural or legal person or association of persons who uses the Platform and / or has registered with the Platform. “Photographer” means users who post a photo within the platform. “Downloader” means users who download a photo posted within the platform for a fee.

3 Registration / user account :

(1) The use of the website does not require registration. However, if you have decided to register, this requires the creation of a user account with your personal data (below “access data”). (2) Users are required to truthfully and completely indicate the data collected during registration. In the event of a change in the data collected after registration, users must update their details immediately in the user account. The users have to keep the access data secret and keep it protected against access by unauthorized third parties. If users have lost access to the access data or if they suspect that their access data are being used by a third party, they must notify StockPhotos-RF immediately. (3) The use of StockPhotos-RF is not permitted to minors and other individuals who are not or only partially capable of doing business.

4 conclusion of contract:

(1)The presentation of goods (photos) in the online shop does not constitute a binding application for the conclusion of a purchase contract. Rather, it is a non-binding request to order goods (photos) in the online shop. (2) By clicking the button [“Buy Now”] you submit a binding offer to buy. Immediately before submitting this order, you can check the order again and correct it if necessary. (3) Only by providing a download link will the contract be concluded.

5 Object of the Website:

StockPhotos-RF offers its users a digital marketplace to acquire rights to use photos according to the StockPhotos-RF License Agreement.

6 Acquisition of usage rights, Prices :

The licensing of photos takes place within the website for a fee. All prices are net prices (without VAT), as the Online Shop is managed according to the small business regulation according to §19 of the Germany sales tax law.

 7 Terms of payment:

(1)Payment can be made either by direct bank transfer or Paypal. (2) We are responsible for the selection of the payment methods. In particular, we reserve the right to offer you only selected payment methods for payment, for example to secure our credit risk only in advance. (3) A direct bank transfer is a payment transaction. For the purpose of transfer, the user get the account details when confirming the order. In this case, the bank of user is instructed by a written or electronic document to transfer a certain amount. (3) When paying with PayPal, you will be redirected to the website of the online provider PayPal in the ordering process. In order to pay the invoice amount via PayPal, you must be registered there or first register, legitimize with your access data and confirm the payment order to StockPhotos-RF. After placing the order in the shop, StockPhotos-RF asks PayPal to initiate the payment transaction. You’ll get more information during the ordering process. The payment transaction will be carried out automatically by PayPal immediately thereafter. For payment, the general terms and conditions of the respective payment service provider Paypal apply.  (4) StockPhotos-RF will invoice the user for each purchase after incoming payments.

8 Delivery:

(1) The delivery of the goods (photos) by providing a link. This can be operated by you and starts the download on the selected storage medium. (2) It is the responsibility of the user to provide suitable software that enables proper opening, editing and printing of files and content.

9 Cancellation:  s. Cacellation Policy.

10 Liability of the users, indemnification:

If StockPhotos-RF is claimed by third parties, downloaders or Photographer as a result of a culpable violation of the users’ obligation, the users shall indemnify and hold StockPhotos-RF free from any liability whatsoever, including any legal costs and any compensation payable, upon first request. StockPhotos-RF will promptly inform the users about the claim and, as far as this is legally necessary and / or possible, give them an opportunity to defend the claimed claim.

11 Liability of StockPhotos-RF:

(1) The claims of the user for damages or reimbursement of futile expenses are based on the legal nature of the claim under this clause. (2) StockPhotos-RF shall be liable without limitation for damages resulting from injury to life, limb or health that are based on an intentional or negligent breach of duty by StockPhotos-RF. Within the scope of the remaining liability claims, StockPhotos-RF shall be liable without limitation only in the absence of the guaranteed quality as well as for intent and gross negligence. (3) StockPhotos-RF shall only be liable for slight negligence if a duty is breached, the fulfillment of which enables the proper execution of the contract in the first place, the breach jeopardizes the achievement of the purpose of the contract and the users can regularly rely on their compliance (cardinal duty). If a cardinal obligation is violated, the liability is limited to the contractually foreseeable damage. This also applies to lost profits and missed savings. The liability for other removed consequential damages is excluded. (4) Liability under the Product Liability Act remains unaffectedt.

12 Term and Termination of the User Agreement:

(1) The user agreement is concluded for an indefinite period. It may be terminated by both parties at any time with immediate effect. (2) StockPhotos-RF may also temporarily suspend users for violations of these Terms of Use as a milder measure in order to encourage them to comply with their obligations. A block will be communicated to the respective users in text form. (3) In the case of a blocking of the user account or a cancellation by StockPhotos-RF for an important reason, the user concerned is prohibited from registering with StockPhotos-RF and opening a new user account until the explicit prior consent of StockPhotos-RF.

13 Privacy and Data Security: For more information about privacy and data security users can find in the privacy policy of StockPhotos-RF.

14 Final provisions :

(1) StockPhotos-RF reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions. The essential contractual obligations to be fulfilled by the parties will remain unaffected by these changes. The changed conditions will be communicated to the users no later than two (2) weeks before their entry into force. If the user does not object to the validity of the new conditions within two (2) weeks after receipt of the aforementioned notification, the changed conditions shall be deemed accepted. StockPhotos-RF will point out the importance of the deadline, the right of objection and the legal consequences of the silence in case of change separately. (2) All changes or additions to the Terms of Use must be made in writing. The written form requirement also applies to the waiver of the written form requirement itself. (3) In the event of any conflict between these Terms of Use and the Photographer License Terms or the Downloader License Terms, the terms of the Photographer License Terms or the Downloader License Terms shall prevail. (4) The users are not entitled to set off claims of StockPhotos-RF, unless they are legally established or undisputed. (5) The law of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply exclusively to the exclusion of all international and supranational (contract) legal systems, in particular the UN Sales Convention. The final contract is in German. Other languages ​​are translations only. (6) If the user is a merchant, a legal entity under public law or a special fund under public law, the place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising from the contractual relationship is the registered office of StockPhotos-RF. Place of performance is the seat of StockPhotos-RF. (7) Should individual provisions of these Terms of Use be or become ineffective, the validity of the remaining provisions shall remain unaffected. The ineffective provision shall then be replaced by a provision which comes closest to the economic purpose of the parties. The same applies if these terms of use contain gaps.