Terms of Use

1) Sharing galleries and projects

Saal Digital Fotoservice GmbH ("Saal Digital") enables users to upload image files to galleries. Furthermore, projects designed with image files can be uploaded or saved. Users have the option to release galleries and/or projects publicly or password-protected, whereby they are publicly or partially publicly accessible and can be accessed by third parties on the Internet. In addition, it is possible to release galleries and projects for sale.

Saal Digital reserves the right to cancel or delete the publication of individual galleries or projects or individual images without giving reasons.

2) Granting of rights

By publishing a gallery or a project, users grant Saal Digital the rights of use to make the image files accessible via the Internet, to transmit them, to send them and, by releasing them for sale, users also grant Saal Digital the rights of use to reproduce image files, to produce prints or similar image products and to sell them.

3) Intellectual property

The user confirms that he or she is the rights holder for images in published galleries and/or galleries that have been activated for sale and that the images are not protected by trademarks, patents or copyrights of third parties.

To the extent that the Images depict identifiable persons, the user shall obtain valid and binding model releases from all relevant parties that are substantially similar to Saal Digital's model release permitting the rights of use contemplated by this Agreement with respect to such Content, the original of which the user will retain and provide a copy to Saal Digital upon request.

To the extent that the Images depict identifiable buildings or identifiable property as to which the identity of the owner can reasonably be ascertained, the user agrees to obtain a valid and binding property release substantially similar to Saal Digital's property release to the extent such a release may be required by the owner of such property to permit its full use, including commercial use, the original of which the user will retain and provide a copy to Saal Digital upon request.

4) Compensation

Saal Digital commits to payouts within 30 days after the end of each month in which a sale took place. The payment is calculated from the net amount without shipping costs. The currently valid conditions are displayed in the user’s account.

5) Liability

Saal Digital shall be liable for damages in the event of a breach of material contractual obligations, the absence of warranted characteristics and the customer’s claims under the Product Liability Act. Furthermore, Saal Digital shall only be liable for damages in cases of intent or gross negligence on the part of Saal Digital and its vicarious agents. Saal Digital is not liable for indirect, consequential or atypical damages of any kind. This also applies to the compensation of lost profit, lost possibility of use or intangible values.