Terms & Conditions

Photography by Imelda
Woodwinds, 81 Charlesford Ave, Kingswood, Kent, ME17 3PH
Tel: 07769 538100
Email: Imelda@photographybyimelda.co.uk

Terms & Conditions

In the following Terms and Conditions:
“Business” shall mean Photography by Imelda
“Client(s)” shall mean “You” the Parties to the Contract;
“Event” shall mean the Event title inserted into the Contract;
“Photographer(s)” shall mean Photography by Imelda/Imelda Bell
“Products” shall mean any discs, albums or other items listed in the Contract;
“Services” shall mean photography to be carried out at the Event and any other Services agreed between the Client(s) and the Photographer and set out in the Contract;
It is agreed that the following terms and the Contract set out the entire agreement made between the parties and that no variation or modification of the contract shall
be effective unless agreed by both parties in writing. Each party acknowledges that, in entering into the contract, it has not relied on any statement, representation, assurance
or warranty (whether made negligently or innocently) other than those expressly set out in the Contract and these Terms & Conditions.

Booking Fee
The Photographer(s) will confirm the Event, Date, Time, Services upon receipt of cleared funds in respect of the Booking Fee.
The Parties acknowledge that the Booking Fee is non-refundable or transferable in the event of cancellation by the Client.

Payments
Any remaining balance is to be paid by 14 days prior to the session
All payments must be received in cleared funds prior to the Session

Following payment of the Booking Fee, the balance of fees due is to be paid as follows:
• The remaining balance is due 14 days prior to the event.
• Payment for any additional images or products must be made at the time of order.
Failure to make payment by the dates stipulated may result in cancellation.
Bank Transfer (BACS) payments may be accepted by prior arrangement.
Late payments will attract an administration charge of £10.00.
No photographs or albums will be delivered until all payments have been received in full in cleared funds.
Where payment is to be made by a third party, the Parties acknowledge that they shall remain responsible for any balance outstanding in respect of the Contract.

License and Coverage:
The Photographer(s) shall be granted artistic license in relation to the poses photographed and the locations used. Although every effort will be made to comply with the
Clients’ requirements, the Photographers’ judgment regarding the location, poses and number of photographs taken shall be deemed correct and not subject to dispute.
Whilst the Photographer(s) shall endeavour to fulfill the Clients’ requirements, the Photographer(s) cannot be held responsible for non-availability of subjects or adverse
conditions which may delay the progress of proceedings, preventing the coverage of certain specified shots.
Any alterations made to this Contract by the Clients once details have been confirmed may only be made at the discretion of the Photographer(s) and should be agreed in writing.
Where the Photographer(s) is unable to accommodate an alternative date and or venue the Photographer(s) are not liable to compensate the Client(s) in any way whatsoever.

Use and Display of Images
The Clients hereby allow the Photographer(s) to display any images relating to the Contract and to generally promote the Business in the Photographer(s) portfolio and by means of advertising, publicity material, websites, exhibitions, competitions, magazine articles, and other such media, providing that the images are used lawfully and without damage to the Client(s). By signing this contract you consent to the use of such images. Images placed in password protected galleries within the website are not available to the general public in the normal course of events. Other than via the password protected gallery the photographer(s) agree not to resell any image to a third party
other than with prior written consent.

Image and Reproduction
All print and presentation sizes quoted are approximate and subject to change at the discretion of the Photographer(s) and may be subject to slight variation. Whilst every effort will be made, the Photographer(s) cannot guarantee exact colour matching and is not held responsible for any colour variations which may occur due to light and location variations.
Due to limitations of computer monitors and variations of computer operating systems, it is understood that images viewed via this method may appear differently according
to the specification of each monitor/computer and that prints may not match images rendered on any particular computer monitor. Where images are made available for use on a CD/DVD player by disc, reasonable steps are taken to ensure compatibility, but you acknowledge that discs may not play on all CD/DVD players including those within computers.
Only quality branded CD’s and DVD’s are used and each is checked prior to delivery. However, it remains the responsibility of the Clients to check for in-transit damage. The Photographer(s) cannot be held responsible for damage to equipment resulting from defective media.

Retouching
Retouching, digital manipulation and artist finishing is available to the Client as an optional extra.

Reorders
All reorders shall be treated as an extension of the Contract and no responsibility for any error will be accepted unless orders are provided in writing.

Products
In the event, a product (such as an album) is no longer available a suitable alternative of similar quality will be offered. The photographers’ choice of an alternative will be deemed as correct and acceptable to the Client(s). Any surcharge resulting from the order of a new product following a rejection of a replacement will be the responsibility of the Client(s).

Ownership
Any negatives and/or digital files shall remain the sole property of the Photographer(s) at all times.
All completed albums and products shall remain the property of the Photographer(s) until full payment is received.

Copyright
Any images or copies of images whether stored digitally or otherwise and any computer program including any source or object code, computer files or printed documentation relating to such images are protected by the Copyright and Design Act 1988 and remain the copyright of The Photographer(s) at all times unless there is express written agreement to the contrary. It is contrary to the Act to copy or allow to be copied photographically, electronically or by any other means an image created as part of this contract without the written permission of the Photographer(s).

Substitution
In the unlikely event that the assigned Photographer is unable to attend your Event due to unforeseen circumstances, Dimples and Dandelions reserve the right to appoint another suitable Photographer(s) to attend the Event on our behalf to undertake the photography to his/her best ability.

Insurance & Limitation of Liability
The Photographer(s) will maintain Public Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance at all times. However, in the unlikely event of a total photographic failure or cancellation of this Contract by either party or in any other circumstance, the liability of one party to the other shall be limited to the total value of the Contract. Neither party shall be liable for any indirect or consequential loss.

Force Majeure
The due performance of this contract is subject to alteration or cancellation due to a Force Majeure Event. A Force Majeure Event means an event beyond the control of a party, which by its nature could not have been foreseen or, if it could have been foreseen, was unavoidable, and includes, without limitation, acts of God, storms, floods, riots, fires, sabotage, civil commotion or civil unrest, interference by civil or military authorities, acts of war or armed hostilities or other national or international calamity or one or more acts of terrorism or failure of energy sources. For the avoidance of doubt, it does not include circumstances where the Photographer(s) attend an Event to perform the Services and any of the Parties fail to attend.

Cancellation
Where the Photographer(s) has to cancel the Event, due to circumstances beyond his/her control the full amount of the Booking Fee and any further payments received will be returned to the Client(s). Where it is possible a re-shoot may be arranged (if practicable) however, the Photographer(s) will not be responsible or liable for any additional costs incurred by the Client(s).
Should the Client wish to cancel this contract at any time, Notice of Cancellation must be given in writing to the Photographer (s). In such circumstances, the Client will be liable to pay the Photographer(s) the following sums-
• Notice received more than 14 days before session Booking Fee only.
• Notice received less than 14 days 50% of the agreed balance due will be payable.

VAT
All prices quoted are subject to V.A.T at the prevailing rate (if applicable).

Complaints
All complaints should be raised by the Client directly to the Photographer in writing within 14 days of the occurrence which gives rise to the complaint. The Photographer will consider the complaint and shall provide a response to the Client within 14 days of receipt of the Complaint. In the unlikely event of an unresolved complaint, the Client may request the Guild of Photographers to mediate but only on the basis that its decision shall be final a nd binding upon both parties.

Notices
Any Notice relating to this contract should be in writing and sent by recorded delivery to the address stated in the Contract.

Governing law and jurisdiction
The parties irrevocably agree any dispute arising out of this contract shall be governed and construed in accordance with English Law and that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim.

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Imelda Bell is a Fine Art Photographer based in Kingswood, Kent.

T: 07769 538100 

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