How does it work with rights and liability in the event of incorrect/unauthorised use of the provided materials?
Both the materials shared via the Mediakit and published on the Port Authority website may be subject to specific rights. Examples include the intellectual property rights of the maker of a photograph, the portrait rights/privacy rights of a photo’s subject, the intellectual property rights of the designer of a photographed or filmed object/architectural structure, etc. The user is responsible for ensuring that the provided materials are used correctly. This use is subject to various terms and conditions, for example: guidelines for altering or cropping images and the prohibition to use images for ideological purposes or for advertising, commercials, merchandising or other formats/communications undertaken in the interest of selling a specific product or service.
In the event of incorrect and/or unauthorised use of the materials provided, the user is always directly liable for any third-party claims made in connection with copyright, portrait rights, intellectual property rights, violations of privacy and/or other forms of damages ensuing from said incorrect and/or unauthorised use. The Port of Rotterdam Authority is not liable for such damages, nor is it a party to such situations or their possible settlement.