terms of use

The terms provided are meant to guide visitors of this website as to the proper use and distribution of information.

Legal notice and privacy policy

This website is managed by Ana Palacios, whose registered address is Calle Basílica 15, 28020 Madrid, with Spanish identity document (DNI) number: ES17735199Z and email address me@ana-palacios.com.


I. Purpose

This document governs relations between users browsing this photographer's website and the photographer, and answers any legal questions that may be asked by users, with specific emphasis on:
• Manner of use and browsing
• Intellectual property rights
• Liability
• Applicable law and jurisdiction
The photographer’s website is a platform for exhibiting her work, publications, travels and experiences. The photographer reserves the right to feature third party advertising materials which she considers are related or relevant to visitors to her website. 

The photographer reserves the right to change the website design, presentation and/or configuration at any time without giving prior notice and to alter all or any of the contents, amend the terms and conditions and/or specific terms and conditions of use. Users are therefore urged to read these carefully every time they visit the website. 


II. Use of the website and responsibilities of the supplier

All exclusive rights to exploit and use the website are owned by the photographer, who is therefore liable for all disputes and damages deriving from the content uploaded. The photographer waives all liability for third party contents uploaded without her written permission, pursuant to Section 16 of Law 34/2002.

This website has been designed so as to reduce the likelihood of technical error to a minimum. This notwithstanding, there is always a risk that unforeseeable technical faults or errors may arise, therefore the photographer does not guarantee that the service will not be temporarily interrupted or affected by for some other cause. The photographer accepts no liability whatsoever for such faults or technical errors. At any time, and without prior notice to the user, the photographer may suspend the services provided via her website on a temporary basis.

The photographer reserves the right to include advertising information, pointing to websites or links to third party websites. In this case, the photographer accepts no liability for the contents of such websites, although she will remove them should she be informed that they contain illegal content once this has been ascertained. 


III. Intellectual property

This website is an original work and is protected by intellectual property rights with all rights reserved. No part of the website or its content may be reproduced or transferred, including the title, texts, graphics, design code, without prior authorisation from the author. Users may not copy, modify or reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the Software.

All logos and trademarks appearing on the website are protected by national and international property law, and are protected by public registries.

Logos which are not owned by the photographer that appear on the website belong to their owners, who are responsible for any disputes that may arise. The placement of these on the website is conditional on prior notification and acceptance by their owners.

All images published on the website are owned by the photographer. Users wishing to use any of the images exhibited on the website for any reason must obtain the written consent of the photographer unless otherwise indicated by the photograph.

This said, images hosted on the website are subject to specific conditions of use, unless the photographer expressly states otherwise.

  • Users may use images hosted on the website solely for the purpose of looking at them on the screen and only on the photographer’s website.
  • Users may not use the images for commercial use, either free of charge or in exchange for consideration.
  • Users may not distribute or publicly communicate the images through any media, physical or digital, even if the exchange is between private parties, which expressly includes P2P networks.
  • Users wishing to make a different use of the images other than that initially permitted must be authorised by the photographer in writing.
  • Users may not use nor incorporate any part of an image in another composition, collage or any type of derivative work.
  • The act of modifying the image does not bestow on the user any rights over the work. The original image, modified or altered, is protected by the photographer’s author’s rights.
  • Users may not use the images for illegal or immoral purposes, of a pornographic, racist or xenophobic nature or which incite discrimination or violence of any kind.
  • Users may not use the images for in a manner that is detrimental to the commercial or brand reputation or image of the company or the author of the images.
  • The use of any part of the images as a trade mark or business logo is strictly forbidden without the express permission of the photographer.

Complaints from users with regard to possible breaches of intellectual Property rights with regard to any contents of this website should be addressed to the email provided in the section above.

IV. Data protection

The information provided through this website and any other addresses provided will be entered in a database owned by Ana Palacios, which will be used to conduct her relationships with users.

By sending the aforementioned data, the user gives consent to its use for the purposes established.

When it is necessary for the user to register or provide personal data (for requesting information, acquiring products, submitting queries, requesting quotes), the personal information gathered and processed will be treated in accordance with the law governing protection
of data of a personal nature, particularly Statutory Law 15/1999 or 13 December on Data Protection (LOPD) and its implementing regulations, applying the measures and requirements established to prevent undue access, modification and deletion. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without the owners’ consent, other than to bodies that are legally entitled to obtain it.

In any case, users are entitled to exercise their rights to access, correct, delete and challenge this information by writing to the above address.


IV. Applicable law and jurisdiction

All disputes regarding the website or any subsidiary websites will be subject to Spanish law and all matters arising from the use of this website shall be heard by the Courts of the registered address stated in the first paragraph, consumer tribunals or similar of which the photographer is a member when the dispute arises. Any complaints about our services may be sent by email to the address indicated above. 


Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies Set on this website

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.

For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Vimeo, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.

Email: me@ana-palacios.com

 

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