(Intellectual) property and use of photos, images and video materials
All rights of (intellectual) property regarding photos, images and video materials or other work within the meaning of the Copyright Act, and of which the exclusive right of use has been granted to Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) ("Visual Material"), will remain with the creator of the Visual Material at all times. NDT has the exclusive right to use the Visual Material and to grant (sub)licences to selected third parties ("Users").
The use of Visual Material by Users is not permitted without an explicit written agreement between
User and NDT. Visual Material may exclusively be utilized for promotional purposes for the NDT performance or the company in general.
The creator and/or NDT can set limitations on the use of the Visual Material.
Users are not permitted to change, manipulate, or otherwise adjust the Visual Material, unless
agreed with NDT in writing or, after receiving the approval of NDT, directly agreed otherwise with
Unless the User and NDT explicitly agree otherwise in writing, the User is only allowed to publish
the Visual Material once, in an unaltered form and only according to the criteria of publication
agreed with NDT, including but not limited to the purpose, method, medium, number of copies and
If the User, based on the agreements reached explicitly and in writing between User and NDT, is
permitted to use the Visual Material on the Internet, the User shall ensure that the size of any image
it uses on the Internet does not exceed 800 by 600 pixels/72 dpi. The User shall not make any copies
of the Visual Material - digitally or otherwise - other than those which are strictly required for the
agreed usage on the Internet, and the User shall ensure that the relevant Visual Material cannot be
revealed and/or copied by third parties.
If the Visual Material is used in any way which has not been explicitly agreed with NDT, this shall
be considered an infringement of the (intellectual property) rights of NDT and/or the creators of the
Visual Material in question.
Users are not entitled to save any Visual Material in their own digital files, databases or archives
or to use any other possible forms of digital storage, without the explicit written consent of NDT.
The User shall ensure that when publicising and reproducing Visual Material, or ordering the
publication and reproduction thereof, in whatever form, the name of the creator or source of the work is clearly visible at all times, either underneath or in the Visual Material itself, using the following statement: "© [name of photographer or creator], Nederlands Dans Theater,
[choreographer], [ballet title], [name of dancer (s)]"
NDT reserves the right to check any publications containing NDT Visual Material, for correct use.
If necessary, the User will cooperate with these checks by NDT insofar as this cooperation is
Users must immediately and at their own expense provide NDT at least one (voucher) copy (in
digital form or otherwise), containing the publication of the NDT Visual Material, if they publicise
Visual Material in any form whatsoever.
Any User which publicises and/or reproduces any Visual Material, or orders the publication and/or
reproduction thereof, of which the exclusive right of use does not lie with Nederlands Dans Theater
(NDT), is fully responsible for obtaining the consent of the subject(s) portrayed, the creator and/or
(other) rightholder(s). In that case, the User indemnifies NDT and/or the creator(s) of the Visual
Material and any other relevant rightholder(s) of any claims in this matter.
To request Visual Material for commercial use, please contact NDT's marketing department via