Copyright Statement

This copyright statement applies to all photography and images found on this website, and any other sites found on the berengerzyla.com domain. Please read carefully before downloading, linking to, or printing copies for use.

Bérenger Zyla © 2007–2020. All rights reserved.

I. Proprietary Rights

The photographs contained on this, and any other site under the berengerzyla.com domain, are the property of Bérenger Zyla, and are protected by Canadian and International copyright laws. All copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property rights in this site, are the property of Bérenger Zyla.

All Photographs on berengerzyla.com are copyrighted.

No permission, either express or implied, is granted for the electronic transmission, storage, retrieval, or printing of the photographs contained on berengerzyla.com, other than that which is related to the normal “caching” practices of web browsers and activities such as downloading solely for your personal enjoyment. No parties/individuals visiting or viewing images from berengerzyla.com, may otherwise copy, modify, publish, transmit, or distribute the contents of the photographs found herein. Express written permission must be granted, on behalf of the photographer (copyright holder, Bérenger Zyla), in order to use these photographs for any purpose that is not outlined above.

Your use of berengerzyla.com or viewing of this statement indicates your acceptance of these conditions.

II. Personal Use Criteria

The following are a list of conditions where I, Bérenger Zyla, give individuals permission to link to (or copy) images and other material at no charge:

  1. You may print a copy of any photograph for personal reference without further permission.
  2. Students are welcome to download images and incorporate them into school reports, presentations, etc. for free so long as proper credit/citation is given, without my further permission.

III. Commercial Use

Persons who wish to use the photography found on this site in a commercial fashion must receive written consent from me, Bérenger Zyla, prior to its commercial use. To obtain consent, interested parties should send an e-mail to [email protected] In that e-mail the following should be addressed:

  1. Image(s) you would like to use
  2. Where they will be displayed
  3. How they will be displayed
  4. Intent of its display
  5. Duration of their public viewing
  6. Any other information you feel would be useful

Any commercial use of my photography without prior consent is a violation of Canadian and International copyright law.

Please not that some images are already available for licensing on 500px, or Getty Images.

IV. Copyright Protection Tactics

In attempts to maintain the integrity of the copyrighted photographs found on this site, several copyright protection methods have been utilized. Some of these tactics include, but are not limited to:

  1. Placement of watermarks
  2. Resizing of images
  3. Conversion of images to low resolution for web use

If you would like to use a specific photograph with some of the copyright protection tactics removed, please e-mail me at [email protected] and describe what the intended use of the imagery with the copyright protections tactics reduced. 

V. Copyright Infringement is Serious

The act of infringing on a copyright is a very serious business and is punishable by fines and/or imprisonment. I have worked very hard to present you with a quality photographic experience and I kindly ask that you will refrain from copying anything from the site onto your own hard drive, diskette(s), printer, etc. You are welcome to copy the hyperlinks to other sites found on berengerzyla.com, however, I ask that you do no copy any of the graphics, photographs, or articles from this site for your own use (other than the terms stated above). Doing so is an infringement of Canadian and International copyright laws.