Updated: Sep 27, 2021 19:31 GMTThis website includes links to external pages. We have reviewed the respective external content and found no offensive or illegal content there. However, we cannot assume any liability for such external content.
A constant review of linked external pages is unreasonable without concrete reason to believe that a violation of the law or illegal content may be involved. If we find such or receive information that an external, linked website has offensive or illegal content, we will remove the link immediately.
Updated: Sep 27, 2021 19:31 GMTWe only collect personal data with your consent, i.e. if you sign up for our newsletter or contact us.
We collect anonymous data that results from visiting this website: this includes your IP, the time of your visit, the page(s) you look at, the type of browser & device you use, which website if any linked you to this one, and similar standard information. This data is stored in log files on our server and we normally only use it for statistical purposes, but if needed it can be used in case of abuse (hacking etc) to identify you.
Personal information you send us directly
If you send us any personal information directly using email, our contact form or other means, we will keep this on record, but only use it for the purpose to provide you the service you requested from us in the first place. In typical situations, we need this information from you (e.g. if you like to book a tour with us etc.)
We do not share this information in any way with third parties and keep it inaccessible for anyone not entitled to see it.
Updated: Sep 27, 2021 19:31 GMTTo ensure the proper functioning of this website, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this, too.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
A number of our pages use (or plan to use) cookies to remember:
- whether you are logged in or not and able to access your profile, pictures and other personal data
Also, some videos embedded in our pages use a cookie to anonymously gather statistics on how you got there and what videos you visited.
Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for this website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but some features of this site may not work.
The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.
3rd parties cookies
Most our pages or subsites may use additional or different cookies to the ones described above.
In particular, this applies to:
- the facebook, twitter, google+, youtube, Disqus and other social website buttons and plugins and the google search will also set cookies, i.e. to be able - if you use the buttons - to connect to your profile there.
The details of these will be provided in their specific cookies notice page. You may be asked for your agreement to store these cookies.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish - for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
Link: Detailed information about cookies on our site
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Sharing on social media (facebook, twitter etc)
We do allow (and encourage you to) share shorter passages of text and single images or links on social media sites, provided you place a link back to the original webpage on this site.
If you want to use any material or buy licensing rights, e.g. of photographs you find on this website, do not hesitate to contact us. Most photographs from this website can be delivered quickly in high-resolution of up to 120 MB. From our large stock of photographs in our archive we can often find photos that match your idea if you don't find it on the website. As experienced photographers, we also accept assignments of shooting related subjects, on request also in combination with a full story. A reference list can be made available.