Ski Saint-Lary is a Pyrénées Oasis

November 18, 2008

Saint-Lary is located in the Midi-Pyrenees the largest region in France. It is composed of 8 départements: Ariège, Aveyron, Gers, Haute-Garonne, Hautes-Pyrénées, Lot, Tarn and Tarn-et-Garonne. Read the rest of this entry »

WARNING! Image copyright scam?

November 5, 2008

Last week we received a very surprising communication from a company called Getty Images. They wrote to inform us that some of the images we were using on our site were copyright to them.

This came as a shock to us as the images had been provided by a third party in good faith. We immediately removed the offending images and replaced them with images that we could confirm were not copyright.

However, the shock of realising we were using copyright images was massively outweighed by the demand for retrospective licence payments totalling over £9000! We immediately tried to contact Getty but only got an answer phone. We then searched the web for information and found (to our surprise) that there were hundreds of others in the same situation. Read the rest of this entry »