Terms of Service

This document outlines what constitutes acceptable use of the photo@bstrakt web site, it’s associated web services, and server infrastructure. It also covers what you can expect regarding performance and availability.


photo@bstrakt is a personal website with all the published content being created by the owner. All images on this website are copyrighted under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.


This web site is intended to be accessed via standard web browser software, and similar products via direct interaction by a human. With the exception of publicly accessible RSS feeds provided in XML format, the web site and its associated files are not meant to be accessed via any automated means such as by scripts or bots or automated applications.

Be aware that if you utilise an automated means of accessing or downloading this web site, in whole or in part, your access to the site may be prevented, terminated, delayed, or slowed either temporarily or permanently, especially if you attempt to download too many large files simultaneously. This is necessary in order to protect the user-experience of the web site for those who access it in the manner envisioned by it’s author.

Please understand that automated access to the site, via scripts, bots, or other similar means can have the effect of seriously degrading the performance of the web site or incurring significant additional costs to its operator without sufficient revenue generated to cover those costs. Keep in mind, that even minor infractions against this policy can have a large negative effect when combined with similar actions by other users.

I ask that you respect the above guidelines so that I can continue to offer the web site as a free resource to the world. I prefer to use my resources, both human and financial, to improve and expand the features and content of the web site. Your cooperation is essential.


Direct hyperlinking to images and other large files hosted by photo@bstrakt is strictly prohibited without my permission. You may of course link directly to individual HTML or XML based web pages. Direct linking to the small preview images is permitted but not guaranteed.

With the exception of publicly available RSS feeds in XML format, no files or services hosted on this web site are to be integrated into any other online service or application without the expressed written permission of the operator of this web site.


The operator of the web site makes a reasonable attempt to maintain the availability and performance of photo@bstrakt and its associated services. However, uptime and accessibility cannot be guaranteed. The web site may occasionally be inaccessible, in whole or in part, due to planned or emergency maintenance, feature upgrades, bug fixes, server migrations, hardware upgrades and failures, or simply to prevent unauthorized use, hacking, or exploitation of the web site, or its resources.


The service lifetime cannot be guaranteed but efforts will be made to keep this site alive as long as possible and keeping it updated with new content.


photo@bstrakt, its owner, collaborators, contractors, and partners shall not be held legally liable or financially responsible for any loss, damage, or injury incurred as a result of the use or existence of photo@bstrakt, its associated sites, content, services or infrastructure.

That being said, if you have any concerns about the web site, please make them known to the operator via Contact page.