Cake Smash T&C’s

  • T&Cs

    Model Release
    I grant to the photographers,Ruth & Debbie of Red Door Photography & Tiny tots teeny treasures, the right to take photographs of myself, my children and my property as deemed fit by the photographer. I authorise the photographer, its assigns and transferees to copyright, use and publish the same in print and/or electronically. I agree that the photographer may use such photographs of me with or without my name and for any lawful purpose; including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising and web content. We also respect your right for privacy, so should you wish to not have your images used by us for publicity, illustration, advertising and web content please just let us know.

    Retainer & Payment
    A booking fee for your selected session date & time is due at the time of booking to reserve your session. The booking fee is non-refundable or transferrable. Upon payment, the photographer will reserve the time and date agreed upon by both parties. Prices are non-negotiable and only guaranteed once the booking fee has been paid. The photographer reserves the right to offer your session date to another client after 48 hours if your booking fee has not been paid in full. The remaining balance is due prior to or at your scheduled session. Payment can be made via cash, e-transfer and by credit card through paypal.

    Refunds
    If your digital images are damaged or lost prior to viewing your gallery for any reason by the photographer, only then will your retainer fee will be refunded in full. No refunds will be given for dissatisfaction with your images. Print products may not be returned for any reason other than damage or error on the part of the photographer at time of collection. If your product is damaged on the part of the photographer, it will be exchanged and re-ordered for the same product, undamaged. If your product includes error by the photographer, your product will be exchanged and re-ordered for the same product, error free. No refunds or exchanges will be made on the part of client error. Should this happen, YOU are liable for the full cost of replacing the item. There are no refunds or exchanges on any digital products. The Photographer cannot guarantee a specific number of images provided to the client, and no refund will be given due to lack of subject cooperation. Should you cancel your session within 7 days of the scheduled date no refunds will be given on the booking fee. We will allow 1 date transfer free of charge, after this a £35 admin fee will occur.

    Copyright & Reproduction
    The Photographer shall own the copyright in all images created and shall have the exclusive right to make reproductions for, including but not limited to, marketing materials, portfolio entries, sample products, editorial submissions and use, or for display within or on the Photographer’s website, blog, facebook pages, and/or studio. It is understood that any duplication or alteration of original images is strictly prohibited without the written permission of the Photographer. This includes, but is not limited to Facebook & Instagram filters. These must not be applied to any images you receive.

    Client’s Usage & Printing rights
    The Client shall only use the images, including digital files, in accordance with the permissions within this agreement. The Client’s will receive a printing release with their digital images, which allows for personal use only and shall not be submitted to contests, reproduced for commercial use or authorize any reproductions by parties other than the Photographer. If the Photographer provides a digital file print release, the Client must act in accordance with the release.

    Social Media
    We love seeing our images, so please (if you allow us to put them on our page) share Facebook albums and gallery links through use of “share” functions on social media sites or by using direct links provided by the photographer. Client does not have permission to copy, download, screen shot, or capture the photographs in any other fashion. this is a violation of Copyright law. Only watermarked images may be displayed on social media sites.

    Negligence
    If negligence on the client’s part, the part of any above named models, or the part of any individuals that accompany the client to the photo session causes any equipment, props, or any of the photographer’s property to malfunction or become damaged, that the client will be liable for the cost to repair or replace said item(s).

    Lateness
    Lateness on the client’s part may result in reduced shooting time, which may result in less images presented by the photographer. The photographer cannot guarantee a time extension on sessions and will not cut into the shooting time of another session to make-up for lost time.

    Cancellation
    If client requests to reschedule, this agreement 8 or more calendar days before the session date, the booking fee shall be applied to a mutually agreed upon rescheduled date, within 2 weeks of the original session. We allow for 1 date transfer without a new booking fee. Should you then cancel or fail to show for the new date that has been scheduled no further transfers will be given and a new booking fee will need to be paid should you require a new session date. Due to the handmade nature of the cake, food safety laws and the payment of suppliers from said booking fee we will not be able to transfer the cake. A £35 fee will be charged for another cake. Please note, the cake is a prop intended as part of the shoot and so is not yours. We will not give out the cake to anyone who cancels their Cake smash session.

    Cancellation within 7 days or less of the scheduled session or failure to show-up at a scheduled session will result in the Booking fee being forfeited.

    If client books a “Watch Me Grow” package and cancels the plan mid-way, the full balance at regular pricing will be due for services rendered and products received.

    Limitation of Liability
    The Photographer’s entire liability to the Client, above named models, or other companions for claim, loss, or injury arising from the photographer’s performance or negligence is limited to a refund to the Client in the amount paid for services. If the Photographer is unable to perform this agreement due to illness, emergency, fire, casualty, strike, act of God or causes beyond the control of the Photographer, the Photographer and Client shall make every attempt to reschedule the session. If a reschedule is unable to be agreed upon due to the above, the photographer shall return the retainer to the client and shall have no further liability. Further, if the Photographer is unable to deliver photographic materials due to technological malfunctions, including but not limited to camera and processing, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault of the Photographer, liability shall be limited. The Photographer reserves the right to cancel this contract for any reason, including conflict of interest.

    Upon going through and paying your booking fee, you hereby agree to the above Terms and Conditions