Pilgaard Publishing

The legal part of Pilgaard Publishing

All texts on Pilgaard Publishing are written and owned by me (Michael Pilgaard), unless otherwise stated on the page. This copyrighted work may no be saved, republished or otherwise printed elsewhere, without a written permission from the sole, rightful owner Michael Pilgaard.

PilgaardPublishing.com is a Danish site, hosted by a Danish ISP (one.com), on a Danish server, and registered in Denmark, and thus subject to Danish legislation.

Freedom of speech
Freedom of speech is specified in the cornerstone of Danish legislation named Danmarks Riges Grundlov: Danmarks Riges Grundlov, lov nr. 169 af 5. juni 1953, § 77: »Enhver er berettiget til på tryk, i skrift og tale at offentliggøre sine tanker, dog under ansvar for domstolene. Censur og andre forebyggende forholdsregler kan ingensinde påny indføres«.

I essense it says that we have the right to express and publicize our sentiments, albeit within the law (i.e. no death threats, no racism, etc.), and we can't have censorship or preventive measures ever again.

Copyright and the right to quote
In regards to copyright, Danish law states (among other things):

§ 1. Den, som frembringer et litterært eller kunstnerisk værk, har ophavsret til værket, hvad enten dette fremtræder som en i skrift eller tale udtrykt skønlitterær eller faglitterær fremstilling, som musikværk eller sceneværk, som filmværk eller fotografisk værk, som værk af billedkunst, bygningskunst eller brugskunst, eller det er kommet til udtryk på anden måde.

   Stk. 2 Kort samt tegninger og andre i grafisk eller plastisk form udførte værker af beskrivende art henregnes til litterære værker.

§ 22. Af et offentliggjort værk er det tilladt at citere i overensstemmelse med god skik og i det omfang, som betinges af formålet.

§ 23. Offentliggjorte kunstværker og værker af beskrivende art, jf. § 1, stk. 2, må gengives i kritiske eller videnskabelige fremstillinger i tilslutning til teksten, når det sker i overensstemmelse med god skik og i det omfang, som betinges af formålet. Gengivelsen må ikke ske i erhvervsøjemed.

In essence it says that ownership/copyright of a work of art (text, picture, music etc.) belongs to the creator. For publicized works of art, it is allowed to quote in accordance with good practice, to the extent necessary for the purpose. Publicized works of art may be reproduced in critical and scientific publications (articles, reviews, posters, etc.) to the extent required for the purpose. Reproduction may not be a part of any commercial business.

Cookies and privacy policy
By visiting the site you accept the following privacy policy:

When opening a page, information about you is collected, using cookies. The information collected for this site is used by the site owner to see how many visitors the site has, how they found the pages, which type of pages the visitors likes the most and make sure that the programming works (e.g. the navigation and links to other pages). The information collected by the cookies is, to the best of my knowledge, not accessible to anyone else.

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server. Only the website’s server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. There are two types of cookies: first party, which is cookies from the site itself, and third party, which is cookies from another company, e.g. Google Analytics. This site is currently using first party cookies and third party cookies (Google Analytics), and only collects anonymous data.

A cookie contains some anonymous information such as a unique identifier, the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences (e.g. selected language on multilingual sites) or what’s in your shopping basket (if it is a site where you can buy things).

If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies. It is also possible to delete cookies that have already been set. How this is done, depends on the browser and browser version. The browser's help function should contain instructions on how to block cookies. Please note that for some sites some functions may not work without cookies. For PilgaardPublishing.com, only the speed with which the pages are loaded will be affected by blocking cookies.

Changes to this policy: Regulations and technologies keeps changing, so the cookies and privacy policy can be expected to change accordingly to comply with the current legislation.

Disclaimer of warranties
Just so there are no misunderstandings about this:

  1. Your use of PilgaardPublishing.com is at your sole risk. PilgaardPublishing.com is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. PilgaardPublishing.com expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
  2. PilgaardPublishing.com makes no warranty that (I) PilgaardPublishing.com will meet your requirements, (II) the use of PilgaardPublishing.com will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (III) the results that may be obtained from the use of PilgaardPublishing.com will be accurate or reliable, and (IV) any errors in the software/code will be corrected.
  3. Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of PilgaardPublishing.com is done at your own discretion and risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.

Contact information
This site is owned and provided by

Pilgaard Publishing
Kingosvej 27
9760 Vrå

Phone: +45 38 33 43 70
Email: michael@PilgaardPublishing.dk