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Copyright © 2003- -

All rights reserved. Nothing of this site can either be, partly or entirely, be copied or distributed without writtion prior consent from the author, who can be reached using the mail adress mentioned above.


The text is written ourselves, based on the sources listed on this page.


The images and photographs are either:
  • uploaded by users of, who - by the process of uploading - gave their permission to use the photographs on MonumentalTrees (see Uploaded images policy)
  • taken from the internet and used appropriately according to their license

The name of the photographer or source is always mentioned in the vicinity of the image or photograph.
Unless otherwise stated by the license on the image's page, the image is copyrighted by the original photographer and cannot be used by anyone in any way. The only exception to this is, which has the right to use the image on the domain, always providing the photographer's name in the vicinity of the displayed image.

Uploaded images policy will use the digital versions of your photographs for display on the site, and when it does so, it will always accompanied with your name as photographer (mentioned on the same page). The copyright license you provided when uploading the image (or edited afterwards) is shown on the image page of the photograph. That image page can be reached by clicking on the photograph. will not allow the use of your photographs on other websites, unless the license you explicitly provided allows this.

On the other hand might allow the use of one or more of the uploaded pictures to be used in printed published work (such as magazines) for a fee when we are contacted to do so. When the content of the article in which the photo would be published is assessed as appropriate (tree related and of sufficient quality) might agree with the use of some or more of the uploaded pictures. This helps paying for the recurring hosting and other costs the website faces and helps keeping the site up and running for the years to come. By uploading photos, you indicate you agree with this.

By uploading photos, you indicate you agree to the "Uploaded images policy" and following policy:

  • Donít upload anything that isn't yours.
    This includes other people's photos, and/or stuff you've collected from around the Internet, and/or scans from published books or leaflets. You are responsible for the image and its content. Accounts that consist of such collections may be terminated at any time and having their content removed.
  • Only upload relevant images
    These are - of course - photos of trees, groups of trees, or landmarks (such as a manor, statue, ...) in the vicinity of a registered tree.
  • Donít upload content that is illegal or prohibited.
    If we find you doing that, your account will be deleted and we'll take appropriate action, which may include reporting you to the authorities.
  • Donít use your account to host web graphics like logos and banners.
    Your account will be terminated if we find you using it to host graphic elements of web page designs, icons, smilies, buddy icons, forum avatars, badges, and other non-photographic elements on external web sites.
  • Donít use for commercial purposes.
    If you use your account primarily as an advertisement for your or another's business, your account may be disabled and your content removed.
The policy related to uploaded images will be stated on this page and could be changed or expanded, if the need would arise.

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