Terms & Conditions

The legal stuff, lawyers rejoice!

By joining a guided photo tour and/or activity with Photo Tour Brugge, please note that you legally agree to the following terms and conditions:

General Disclaimer

Photo Tour Brugge, its’ owner (Andy McSweeney), staff and/or tour guides offer a guided city tour of Brugge (Bruges) Belgium specifically tailored to photographers of all types and experiences.

While we proudly do our best to realize that experience, we cannot be held legally responsible for disruption beyond our control, up to and including (but limited to):

The weather and/or available light; Natural or man-made disasters; Public protests and/or strikes; Demonstrations or gatherings; Random crime of any type; Personal or mental injury; Equipment failure of ours or your own; Any other situation reasonably beyond our control as your guiding company and host for our time together.

We reserve the right to refuse admission and/or removal from the tour at our discretion without liability or legal recourse.

Cancellation Policy

  • Open tour cancellation: 50% refund OR 100% voucher up to 3 days before the booked tour date .
  • Private tour cancellation: 50% refund OR 100% voucher up to 1 day before the booked tour date
  •  Rescheduling is as 1000% flexible as possible up to 2hrs before tour, only as rescheduling is down to the availability of your guide Andy.
  • You can give the booking to someone else at no extra charge up to 4hrs before, please be sure to notify us.

In case of rain: We normally tour in very light rain (and offer you a free camera cover to help), in case of heavy or hazardous rain we usually offer free rescheduling, or you may cancel (if raining) for a 50% refund until 1hr before the tour starts.

Also: We’re probably not horrible people so will happily consider unusual exceptions as possible. 😉 

Photo tours leave on the advertised/agreed start time:

Please be on time or even 5 minutes early, we’ll try and wait or even call you… but miss us: sorry there’s no refund.

Health and Safety

Photo Tour Brugge will take all reasonable care to look after your safety and well-being throughout our time together. However, we cannot be held responsible for any unexpected situations as outlined in the “General Disclaimer” above.

We equally cannot be held responsible for your personal physical nor mental health as a result of our time together (dress warmly if the weather is not, keep happy thoughts!), and we advise you to take all precautions in relation to your general and momentary health.

In case of emergency, we will assist as much as possible with emergency services notified directly as possible.

Your Private Details

We will also never share any of your data with 3rd party vendors, resellers, sponsors, or otherwise, ever.

We take the security of your personal data very seriously. We do not knowingly store any personal information beyond essentials to operate the site efficiently and/or booking payments. Nothing else.

All our online bookings/reservations are currently managed by Fareharbor, Paypal and/or Stripe. Using iframe web code (basically a webpage within a webpage), they collect your details up to and including your payment details, usually handing over to Paypal and/or Visa etc on the payment side of things.

While we carefully choose and work closely with our booking and payment services to secure your data without fail, we, unfortunately, cannot be held legally responsible for any unfortunate compromising of said personal data.

We do like to thank our guests by first names on online social channels occasionally (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc), so we reserve the right to name attendees on a first-name basis (and perhaps a link if you’re good) at our discretion. Please tell us on the tour if you want to not be named publicly, no problem.

Mailing List & Newsletter

By registering online for a tour or activity with Photo Tour Brugge, please note you will be included on our (very occasional) newsletter email, usually once every 4 months and with a clear and easy unsubscribe option.

If you prefer to not be on this (100% confidential) mailing list from Photo Tour Brugge, please mention it on your tour or otherwise, absolutely no hard feelings nor problem.

Website Photo & Text Copyright

All photos and text (unless otherwise expressly stated) are the sole copyright of Andy McSweeney and Photo Tour Brugge from May 2012 onwards. With the exception of promoting Andy's work and/or Photo Tour Brugge, content may be used for non-commercial, attributed use, but are otherwise copyrighted and distinct elements of Photo Tour Brugge BVV.

The same applies to all product & service names as offered by Andy McSweeney & Photo Tour Brugge BVV, up to and including: logos, names, text descriptions, text of any kind, service or tour concepts, routes, price and pricing structures, and otherwise (as applies).

Copyright infringement will be followed up with force, legal brutality if required.

Links & External Websites

We will for reference or information link on occasion to external websites that are not owned nor operated by Andy McSweeney or Photo Tour Brugge, nor any of our staff.

Aside from websites we actually have any say whatsoever over, we cannot no partial or ultimate responsible for any content, opinions, or bad stuff that happens to you in any way shape or form. While we check all our links personally to ensure they are of reputable and an inoffensive or innocent nature, we equally cannot accept responsibility for any actions you take or that result from following these links or their associated links/information/software. Be careful what you click, it’s a jungle out there.

We’ll look after you. We’ll warn you. We will care.

In the end, however, you must look after yourself within reason, and we cannot accept ultimate responsibility unless otherwise stated.

The Tour for ALL Photographers!

Casual beginner to full on Pro: all are welcome.
+32 486 175 275

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