Terms Of Use

Right Of Use

Ordered photos remain the property of Gabriele Metz and is provided solely for the acquisition of rights of use temporarily unavailable.

Original images , to which the purchaser has agreed to buy a right of use by payment of the agreed fee for use are, within three months from the date of invoice for fees to return.


The customer is responsible for the photographic material to its safe return to Gabriele Metz. Costs and risk of transportation shall be borne by the purchaser.


Use of the photographic material is protected by copyright. The amount of the fee depends on the type and extent of use and must be agreed in advance.

Fee agreements apply only to the purpose and scope clearly identified. Any other use requires a new fee agreement.

Loss And/Or Damage

Can a picture for damage no longer be used or it has been lost in the risk of the purchaser, it is liable for damages.


For each use of the provisions of the copyright law shall apply in addition to the agreements always .

With regard to § 13 UrhG, a copyright notice is mandatory and in a way that no doubt about the assignment can be made to the respective picture . If the name , the Photographer is entitled to compensation in accordance with the guidelines of the German Association of Journalists (DJV).


Of any publication in print, regarding to § 15 VerlagG, there are at least to send two complete copies unsolicited and free of charge.

Terms Of Payment

Invoices are payable immediately without deductions.


Also for deliveries abroad German law applies as agreed. Place of performance and jurisdiction is the extent legally permissible, Mülheim an der Ruhr.