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Copyright & Disclaimer
The copyright for any material created by the HOFAP or their artists is reserved.
The author of HOFAP does not assume liability for relevance, accuracy and completeness of the information provided. The author of hofapcreative.com is only liable for material or immaterial damages if it can be proved that HOFAP caused damage deliberately or through gross negligence. The damages include those which arise from the use or misuse of the information provided or direct or indirect damages which arise through the use of faulty or incomplete information.
HOFAP Magazine reserves the right to change, supplement, or delete some or all of the information on its web site without notice. Similarly, the magazine and their author also reserves the right to temporarily or permanently discontinue the website.
Please note, that we use on HOFAP Magazine third party applications, user tracking-tools and interactive functions from extern services & providers, such as WordPress, Facebook, Google+ and Instagram. You’ll find their conditions & terms on the websites directly.
For layout- reasons we generally reserve the right to crop pictures of a publication or to modify the image section at our discretion. There is no entitlement of financial compensation or claim through a publication on HOFAP. Furthermore mind, that assurance for admission in an issue is no subject to legal liability. We reserve the rights to remove entries for layout-or content reasons at short notice or subsequently without providing further information. We don´t assume responsibility or liability for infringement of a copyright, that come up through on the part of the artist provided images, text or audio- material. HOFAP assumes no responsibility for financial, material or emotional harm that emerges through a publication on HOFAP Magazine.
By participating in the HOFAP project known as ‘HOFAP Magazine’ its affiliates and assigns the right for HOFAP to publish and use the contents on the website hofapcreative.com itself for the content, and also for the content at Facebook, Instagram and Tumbrl (Social-Profiles). In special cases also for promotion-stuff of HOFAP Magazine – like magazines, flyers, folders, posters, cards, projections and also for public relations work (PR), like e.g. newspapers, print-magazines, events, exhibitions and presentations. HOFAP and their owners don´t sell your images and interviews without your personal permission. Note, that you have to be the only copyright-owner of the images, text, music (…) to submit them. As a photographer you own the written permission of the models and agencies for publishing the images. Basically, you keep all rights to your submissions. However, in the interest of maintaining quality, we retain the right to make spelling/grammatical/visual changes to your work and to use them for the promotion of HOFAP Magazine. HOFAP and their editors also retain the right to add annotations as we see fit. You agree, by the acknowledgement of this disclaimer, to not hold HOFAP and their owners responsible for any injury, mental or physical, resulting from the publishing of your submission. Also, if anyone sues you for slander from an content you submit that we decide to publish, you agree to not hold HOFAP and their owners liable. Lastly, HOFAP cannot guarantee that every submission will be published.
EXCLUSIVE WEB EDITORIALS SUBMISSIONS
By submitting ar series the photographer confirm to have a properly signed model release, a written permission of the models and agencies for publishing the images on www.hofapcreative.com and all HOFAP Channels and not to infringe any third party rights or laws. Furthermore the photographer agrees to have the permission of the location / home owner to shot and use images for publication on hofapcreative.com For nude images the photographer confirms and owns a legally document copy (passport) that the model is full of age. The photorgapher agrees not to send the accepted and published story to another magazine or website.
HOFAP reserves the right to withdraw our permission at any time. Permission is granted on condition that the following rules are observed: the link must point to the homepage of the HOFAP Magazine. In exceptional cases, the link may point to another, specifically designated page of the HOFAP website. This requires prior written approval. The contracting party must ensure that the HOFAP webpage is reloaded in full each time the link is selected and that it is displayed in its own window, not in a frame on the target page. The contracting party shall inform the authors of HOFAP that the link has been inserted, or that the target page has been installed on a webserver, by sending an e-mail message within 24 hours of setting the link. This message must contain the path (URL) via which the webpage containing the link can be accessed. Separate, explicit permission must be obtained if you wish to use one of the images of an artist for a link.
Third party links
When our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only and we have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
Copyright / Content
All content, this means text (interviews, reviews, reports and articles) and data (images, layout, design) on HOFAP Magazine (www.hofapcreative.com) are protected by copyright and may be covered by other restrictions as well. HOFAP Magazine retains all rights, including copyright, in data, images, documentation, text and other information contained in these files (collectively, the “Materials”). Copyright and other proprietary rights may be held by individuals or entities other than, or in addition to HOFAP Magazine.
Some content of our website is not intended for use by children, especially those under age. Minors between the ages of  and  must get the permission of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) before making purchases, subscribing for magazines or the like on our website.
Our Website typically collects two kinds of information about you: information that you provide that personally identifies you; and information that does not personally identify you, that we automatically collect when you visit our website or that you provide us. Personally Identifiable Information: Our definition of personally identifiable information includes any information that may be used to specifically identify or contact you, such as your name, mail address, phone number, etc. As a general policy, we do not automatically collect your personally identifiable information when you visit our website. In certain circumstances, we may request, allow or otherwise provide you an opportunity to submit your personally identifiable information in connection with a submission-process, promotion or some other aspect of our website. For instance, you may: provide your name, email address, website and biography when using our submission-form or in connection with a contest entry. Whether or not you provide this information is your choice; however, in many instances this type of information is required to participate in the particular activity, realize a benefit we may offer, or gain access to certain content on our website (like the submission-process).
Our definition of non-personal information is any information that does not personally identify you. Non-personal information can include certain personally identifiable information that has been de-identified; that is, information that has been rendered anonymous. We obtain non-personal information about you from information that you provide us, either separately or together with your personally identifiable information. We also automatically collect certain non-personal information from you when you access our website. This information can include, among other things, IP addresses, the type of browser you are using (e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, etc.), the third party website from which your visit originated, the operating system you are using (e.g., Windows XP, Macintosh OS, etc.), the domain name of your internet service provider, the specific web pages you visit and the duration of your visits.
If you discover photos, images, text or other contents on one of the sites of HOFAP Magazine, which are under your personal (single) copyright (or of your company) and you never gave a permission for an usage at HOFAP or on the social profiles and print-releases of HOFAP Magazine, contact us immediately. Please provide us also with the evidence of your copyright. HOFAP Magazine will immediately contact the artist (uploader) of the specific content to clarify the legal situation and initiate legal steps if necessary. Disciplinary warning letters via e-mail to one of the e-mail addresses of HOFAP Magazine are not accepted or allowed, only via post with an uncharged response possibility of 16 days for verifying your legal claim and to take legal advice. Charged disciplinary letters are not accepted without personal consultation and the prior consent of one of CEO’s of HOFAP Magazine by phone (see number overhead) and full details of the legal situation. With the usage (this means also visiting, loading and transferring) the online- and print-contents of HOFAP Magazine, you accept this agreement.
Bugs / Virus
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Sites or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our Sites by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Sites, the server on which our Sites are stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Sites. You must not attack our Sites via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Sites will cease immediately.
Data protection/data storage
In reference to article 33 BDSG the storage and processing of customer data occurs in strict observance of the Data Protection Act. Customer data is stored in the form of names, addresses and contact data, such as private or business address.
The customer has the right to receive information about the stored personal data at any time, including the origin, the recipient and the purpose of the stored data. Information about the stored data can be obtained from email@example.com.
Changes to these terms
Changes to our site
We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.
Accessing our site
Our site is made available free of charge. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if, for any reason, our site is unavailable at any time or for any period. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.
No reliance on information
Unless otherwise agreed between us, the content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely and you must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
Linking to our site
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you. Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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