General: These Terms and Conditions apply to your access to and use of this Website. Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. By continuing to access and use this Website, you are deemed to have understood and agreed to all the terms and conditions contained herein. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions, you may not use this Website. For the purpose of these Terms and Conditions, this Website includes means all the web pages related to the site excluding any links to third party sites.

Copyrights: All Images and materials appearing in the folkalpoint website are copyright protected and are the property of folkalpoint. The images may not be reproduced, copied, transmitted or manipulated without the written permission of folkalpoint. Use of any image as the basis for another photographic concept or illustration (digital, artist rendering or alike) is a violation of the Canadian, United States and International Copyright laws. All images are copyrighted © 2015 – 2016 folkalpoint. The copying, modification, distribution, or any kind of utilization beyond the limits of the copyright requires the prior written consent of folkalpoint. Any unauthorized copying, publishing, or distribution can be pursued under civil and criminal law. You may not use these photos or text without folkalpoint explicit permission. However we encourage you to share the article on social media, but using the photos for personal/ commercial purposes – i.e. on your business – requires permission. Please contact us for permission.

Liability for Content: The content of this Website has been prepared with the utmost care. However, we assume no liability for the correctness, completeness, and currentness of the content. Pursuant to § 7 Para. 1 of the Telemedia Act (TMG), we as a service provider are responsible for our own content on this Website according to general laws. However, as per §§ 8 to 10 of the Telemedia Act (TMG), we as a service provider are not obligated to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information or to search for circumstances that indicate unlawful activity. The obligation to remove or block the use of information in accordance with general laws remains unaffected by this. Liability concerning this matter, however, is only possible from the time we become aware of a concrete violation of the law. Upon gaining knowledge of such violation, we will immediately remove the respective content.

Disclaimer: All content, information and image is provided on “as is” basis. All information on this Website is intended to be general in nature and you should not rely on it in connection with the making of any decision. Folkalpoint tries to ensure that all information provided as part of this Website is correct at the time of inclusion on the Website but does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of such information. All content, information and image is provided on an “as is” basis and folkalpoint hereby expressly disclaims all liability for any action you may take as a result of relying on such content, information or for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of you taking this action. folkalpoint does not warrant or make any representations as to the security of this Website nor does it warrant that functions or materials accessible from or contained in this Website will work uninterrupted or error free from viruses or other harmful elements. Neither Folkalpoint nor any of its agents or subcontractors shall be liable for any damages either direct, indirect, special, consequential, punitive or other damages arising out of the use of or inability to use this Website or content, information or advice provided thereon, including any damage to or any virus that may infect your computer equipment.

Your use of this Website: You may not copy (whether by printing off onto paper, storing on disk, downloading or in any other way) distribute (including distributing copies), publish, broadcast, reproduce, alter or tamper with in any way, or otherwise use any material contained in this Website; remove any copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property notices contained in the original material from any material copied or printed off from this Website; link to this Website without our express written consent. If you wish to provide a hypertext or other link to this Website, please e-mail us with details of the URL(s) of the web page(s) from which you are proposing to link to this Website; the URL(s) of the web pages(s) on this Website to which you are proposing to link. We will consider your request. You indemnify Folkalpoint against all possible damages or claims otherwise resulting from your use of this Website including your submission of any materials through this Website and your provision any links to this Website.

Liability for Links: Our site contains links to external third-party Websites. These links are provided for your convenience only to help you find relevant Websites, services and/or products, which may be of interest to you. It is your responsibility to decide whether any services and/or products available through any of these Websites are suitable for your purposes. We have no influence on the content of these Websites and therefore cannot be held liable for such third-party content. The respective providers or operators of these sites are responsible for the content of the linked sites. The linked sites were checked for possible violations of the law at the time of the linking. No unlawful content was detected at the time at which the links were established. However, permanent monitoring of the content of the linked sites cannot be expected without concrete evidence of a violation of the law. Should we become aware of a violation of the law, we will remove the respective link immediately.

Copyright and Trade-marks: This Website contains materials, including text, photographs, videos, and other images which are protected by copyright and/ or other intellectual property rights. All copyrights and other intellectual property rights in these materials are either owned by Folkalpoint or have been licensed to it by owner(s) of those rights so that they may be used as part of this Website. Except otherwise noted, all trade-marks included on this Website belong to Folkalpoint or an affiliate of Folkalpoint or have been licensed to it by the owner(s) of those trade-marks so that they may be used on this Website. You may not use these trade-marks in any form without written consent of the trade-mark owner. The copying, modification, distribution, or any kind of utilization beyond the limits of the copyright requires the prior written consent of Folkalpoint. Any unauthorized copying, publishing, or distribution will be pursued under civil and criminal law. Insofar as content on this Website was not created by the operator itself, the copyrights of third parties will be respected. In particular, any content provided by third parties will be identified as such. Should you nonetheless notice any copyright infringement, we ask you to report this to us. We will remove such content immediately upon becoming aware of any infringement.

Privacy Protection: we respect the privacy of everyone who visits this Website. This Website can be used without providing personal data. If personal data (for example name or e-mail address) is collected on our site, it is always done on a voluntary basis. This data is not passed on to third parties without your explicit consent. We point out that any data transfer via the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) is subject to security issues and cannot be completely protected against access by third parties. We hereby explicitly object to the use of the contact information, published on this Website as required by law, by third parties for the purpose of sending advertising and information material that was not specifically requested. The operators of the sites explicitly reserve the right to take legal measures in the case of unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example in the form of spam e-mails.

Google Analytics: This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to help the Website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Website, compiling reports on Website activity for Website operators and providing other services relating to Website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this Website. By using this Website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.