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Terms of Use for Graphic Materials of Kombiverkehr Deutsche Gesellschaft für kombinierten Güterverkehr mbH & Co. KG

- As at: September 2017 -

We, Kombiverkehr Deutsche Gesellschaft für kombinierten Verkehr mbH & Co. KG (Kombiverkehr), operate this website www.kombiverkehr.com (Website).

All content on our Website is protected by law. We will make selected photographs and videos (Graphic Materials) available for downloading free of charge for cultural, journalistic and educational purposes subject to the Terms of Use stipulated here.  

By accessing the Graphic Materials we hold available, you agree with these Terms of Use and with our data protection policy. You are thus bound by these Terms of Use.

Please therefore read these Terms of Use and our Data Protection Policy carefully. If you have any questions, please contact us directly:

Jan Weiser
Email:         jweiser@kombiverkehr.de
Phone:         +49 69/79505-142

You are obliged to give true and full information when registering to use our Graphic Materials.

If you request Graphic Materials on behalf of a company, an organisation or any other institution, (a) the personal form of address "you" in these Terms of Use shall apply both to you and the institution, and (b) you represent this institution and affirm that you are authorised to bind this institution to these Terms of Use and to comply with them on behalf of the institution.

1.      Downloading of Graphic Materials for cultural, journalistic and educational purposes
The Graphic Materials made available on our Website for downloading free of charge must be used exclusively for cultural, journalistic and educational purposes. Downloading free of charge for any other purpose is not permitted.

The downloading of Graphic Materials free of charge is therefore permitted only for members of the groups of authorised persons and only for the aforementioned purposes.

Persons entitled to download free of charge are:

  • Journalists
  • Creative artists
  • Teachers, lecturers, professors in an educational establishment (teaching staff)
  • Students
  • Schoolchildren

Other persons, organisations, institutions etc. are not entitled to download Graphic Materials from our Website free of charge. If you are interested in using the Graphic Materials for commercial purposes, please contact Jan Weiser, Head of Corporate Communications and Sales Support, jweiser@kombiverkehr.de, +49 69 / 795 05-142.

2.      Registration for downloading free of charge:
Before downloading our Graphic Materials, you must register with us as an authorised user. We will ask you for the following information:

  • Surname, forename
  • Membership of a group of authorised persons: journalist / teaching staff / student / school pupil
  • Medium / company / institution
  • Intended usage
  • Email

3.      Simple licence for the use of our Graphic Materials:
After checking your details, we will send you a link to download the requested Graphic Materials by email.  

By sending you the download link, we grant you a simple licence to use the requested Graphic Materials exclusively for your stated purpose.

We may revoke this simple licence at any time if any doubt arises as to the truth of your statements, your right to download free of charge or compliance with the stated intended usage.

No property rights to the Graphic Materials are transferred with the downloading of the Graphic Materials. All other rights shall remain with Kombiverkehr.

You will not be entitled to transfer the licence for the use of the Graphic Materials obtained from us to third parties or institutions.

Use of the Graphic Materials for purposes other than those you have indicated or for other private or commercial purposes, the editing or modification of the Graphic Materials or the use of the Graphic Materials by persons without proven authorisation are expressly prohibited.

4.      Copyright notice
When using our Graphic Materials, you are obliged to label the Graphic Materials visibly with the following copyright notice:

© Kombiverkehr/name photographer/film maker

5.     Release from liability
If you use our Graphic Materials for unapproved purposes contrary to the provisions in section 1 or do not belong to the group of authorised persons, you will be obliged to indemnify Kombiverkehr, its senior managers, members of the board of directors, employees and authorised representatives against any claims, lawsuits, judicial proceedings, disputes, demands, damages, losses, costs and expenses and to hold them harmless. This also includes indemnifying and holding them harmless from justifiable legal fees and accounting costs, in particular costs for any action taken by third parties for the defence of claims, lawsuits or judicial proceedings relating to (a) your access to our offering or the use of the same, or (b) your infringement of these Terms of Use.

6.     Applicable law and jurisdiction
The law of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply.
Frankfurt am Main shall be the agreed place of jurisdiction for disputes with companies or other non-private institutions to the extent permitted by law.

7.     Changes to these Terms of Use
We reserve the right to make changes to these Terms of Use.

Frankfurt am Main, September 2017