Terms of service

1.0 General


1.1 The EPESAR name and logo are copyrighted material. Any infringement can be punishable by applicable international laws governing such property.


1.2 We do not accept any responsibility whatsoever for any material contained on any Internet site which may, deliberately or otherwise, be linked to ours.


1.3 The statements and opinions expressed by individuals who appear in our programs do not necessarily reflect those of EPESAR - TJS Goffin.


1.4 We reserve the right to refuse contact, service and/or cooperation with any entity, individual, company or organization entirely at our sole discretion.


1.5 We reserve the right to refuse offers of employment, co-productions or any other offer entirely at our sole discretion.


1.6 We reserve the right to refuse contact, service and/or cooperation with any entity, individual, company or organization that provides false or misleading information on our online contact form.


1.6.1  We do not accept unsolicited offers or other inquiries that are not directly related to our services.


1.7 We do not accept unsolicited résumés, applications, story and / or project ideas, scripts and / or outlines or any other type of related material without prior negotiation and approval.


1.8 We reserve the right not to discuss internal matters with outside sources entirely at our sole discretion.


1.9 We consider the unauthorized downloading of any and all images, text and/or multimedia from our Internet site(s) / URL(s) a violation of applicable international laws regarding such material. We reserve the right to pursue and prosecute, to the fullest extent of the law, any and all unauthorized reproduction and / or distribution of such material.


1.10 We do not accept deferred payments, cash payments, payments through Western Union, payments by checks in any format whatsoever. Payments by credit or debit card must be conducted through PayPal or direct bank transfer. All transactions must be conducted using Euros through secure online banking. No exceptions.


1.11 EPESAR - TJS Goffin will not be held in any way responsible for any damages resulting from the use or misuse of any material downloaded or copied from our Internet site.


1.12 Should any sections or individual provisions contained in these statements not or no longer comply with the current law in full or in part, then this shall not affect the Remaining sections in this document as to its content or validity.


1.13 All negotiations must be confirmed and agreed upon in writing.


2.0 Film, Television, Web, CDs and DVD Productions (Upon Request of the Client / Customer)


2.1 At our discretion, we will record images and / or sounds at the request of the client / customer, provided that such recordings do not violate applicable laws. A daily fee applies which covers labor and basic equipment. Lodging, travel, specialized equipment, additional personnel and other expenses are additional costs.


2.2 All such projects will require a minimum of 30% in advance prior to the commencement of work on the project. Upon completion of the project, a PROOF COPY will be sent to the client / customer with the words "proof copy" seen clearly on the graphic design and the program itself. A clean product, sans "proof copy," will be delivered to the client / customer upon receipt of the remaining 70% or other amount due.


2.3 The remaining balance must be paid within 15 working days from the date of issuance of the receipt. Failure to do so will result in applicable late fees.


2.4 No rough cuts, raw material, or any such unfinished material and / or recordings will be released to the client / customer without prior negotiation and applicable payment.


3.0 DVD and Other Productions (Upon our Request)


3.1 Upon agreement of the permission to film our project at the premises or location of the participant, we require a Permission to Film / Record Form filled out and returned to us prior to any filming / recording activities. This allows us, at our discretion, to film and / or record anything and everything we deem necessary to fulfill the requirements of our project(s).


3.2 The participant will clarify what will be forbidden to film and / or record on the Permission to Film / Record Form prior to any filming / recording activities.


3.3 Any applicable compensation necessary to commence filming / recording activities on private property (i.e. museums, galleries, exhibitions) must be negotiated and clarified in advance.


3.4 We do not grant any type of monetary compensation of any kind to individuals who elect to participate in our programs.


3.5 Any applicable compensation for using public or private archival material (i.e. film, photographs, documents) must be negotiated and clarified prior to any filming / recording activities.


3.6 The participant also agrees that any and all films / recordings are the sole property of EPESAR - TJS Goffin, Owner and that no compensation will be paid to the participant upon the sale of such materials to third parties.


3.7 The participant agrees that no further compensation will be granted during or after participating in our production(s). At our discretion, we will provide a limited number of courtesy copies of the finished product to the participant at a reasonable time after the completion of the project.


3.8 No rough cuts, raw material, or any such unfinished material and / or recordings will be released to the client / customer without prior negotiation and applicable payment.


4.0 Stock Footage and Images


4.1 At our sole discretion, we will make available photographs, images, footage, sounds and other recordings for applicable fees.


4.2 Usage of any and all of our intellectual property requires a Usage License with applicable License Fee(s). We reserve the right to pursue and prosecute, to the fullest extent of the law, any entity, individual, company or organization that attempts to defraud us by providing false or misleading information on our online form(s).


5.0 Copyright


5.1 All photographs, multimedia, graphics, pictures, images, sounds and music are the sole property of EPESAR - TJS Goffin, Owner unless otherwise stated.


6.0 Information Security


In compliance with the European Union's General Data Protection Act (GDPA) of 2018:


6.1 We will not sell any personal information to any third party. We will not divulge personal information to any government agency unless compelled by law to do so. As stipulated by German law, we will only keep and use confidential and/or personal information for doing business directly with our clients.


6.2 We do not collect, hold or save personal information about site visitors.


6.3 Individuals and entities who willingly provide their contact information to us can revoke their information at any time with an email from a legitimate, verified email address or in writing through regular postal mail.


6.4 If we, at our sole discretion, deem an inquiry to be of a fraudulent or otherwise untrustworthy nature, all information regarding this inquiry is immediately deleted.


6.5 We do not sell information, personal or otherwise, regarding our site visitors and/or clients to third parties.


6.6 Unsolicited inquiries regarding business transactions not directly related to our services are immediately deleted upon receipt.


6.7 We do not use targeted advertising on our site visitors.


6.8 We do not offer online subscriptions, newsletters or user accounts.


6.9 By filling out our online contact form and sending it to us, visitors agree that their information will be used solely for business purposes and will not be sold to third parties.


6.10 By clicking "OK" on the popup permissions window or closing it and continuing to use our site, visitors agree to these Terms of Service that no litigation will be pursued against us as a result of visiting our site and/or using our services.


6.11 We occasionally use third-party plug-ins on our site. The companies that own/produce these plug-ins use their own data collection methods. EPESAR - TJS Goffin accepts no responsibility whatsoever for the privacy or data collection policies of these third parties. For more information, please see our Data Protection page.


6.12 Our site is hosted by a third party. We are in no way accountable nor do we accept any liability for the data security, data protection and data collection policies and practices of this third party. The third party that hosts our website can be contacted at: Networld-Solutions, Weiherstrasse 6, D-66123 Saarbruecken, webspace@networld-solutions.de, +49 (0)6813 098636.


6.13 We do not use social media including, but not limited to, Twitter and Facebook.


6.14 We do not use Google Analytics.


6.15 We do not offer any SSL (Secure Socket Layer) connections on our website.


7.0 Accountability


7.1 EPESAR-TJS Goffin assumes no responsibility whatsoever for the factual credibility of any text and/or manuscript or any other material we receive. EPESAR-TJS Goffin will not be in any way held accountable for any charges of plagiarism. It is the sole responsibility of the author(s) of the text and/or manuscript or any other material to properly and accurately cite information and other bibliographic sources and to ensure that their material is factually correct.