Terms & Conditions of Booking
Our Terms & Conditions has been last updated on 2nd March 2018. It governs the terms of our Service & dealings with all photography bookings placed through the website booking system located at www.locksmithphotography.co ("Website").
The Photographer and the Client hereby acknowledge that the following Standard
Terms and Conditions are incorporated in and make a part of the Agreement between the parties hereto.
Client: means the Client specified in Item 1 of the Summary.
Expenses: means the expenses incurred by the Photographer and to be paid by the Client and set out in Item 4 of the
Fee: means the total fee as specified in Item 3 of the Summary.
GST: has the meaning defined in the A New Tax System (Goods and Services) Act 1999 (Cth).
License: means the license granted by the Photographer to the Client for Uses of the Photographs as specified in Item 5 of the Summary.
Photographs: means the finished photographs taken by the Photographer and as chosen by the Client and detailed in Item 2 of the Summary.
Photographer: includes any employees, assistants, or any other parties engaged by the Photographer specified in Item 1 of the Summary to provide the Services.
Services: means the services provided by the Photographer and set out in Item 2 of the Summary.
Summary: means the Photographer Services Agreement Summary attached to this Agreement which forms part of this Agreement.
Term: means the period set out in Item 7 of the Summary.
Territory: means the territory set out in Item 8 of the Summary.
Uses: means the permitted uses granted by the Photographer to the Client for use of the Photographs as set out in Item 6 of the Summary.
2. ENGAGEMENT AND SERVICES
The Agreement is between the Photographer and the Client. The Client wishes to engage the Photographer and the Photographer accepts the engagement to hereby:
(a) provide the Services to the Client;
(b) produce the Photographs; and
(c) upon full payment of the Fee and the Expenses, the Photographer will grant the
Client the License on the terms set out in this Agreement.
3. PAYMENT AND FEES
The Client agrees to pay the Fee and Expenses (plus GST, if applicable) to the Photographer.
All amounts payable under this Agreement are exclusive of GST. If any amount payable under this Agreement is the consideration for a taxable supply under GST Law, then GST, calculated in accordance with the GST legislation, must be paid in addition to the amount specified in this Agreement at the same time and in the same manner as the Fee and Expenses. All stamp duties and governmental charges, if any, arising out of or incidental to this Agreement are the responsibility of and must be paid by the Client.
4. RIGHTS GRANTED
In consideration of the full payment of the Fee and Expenses by the Client, the Photographer grants the Client the License to use the agreed Photographs for the Use(s) during the Term throughout the Territory. The License granted is not effective until both Parties have signed this Agreement and the Client has paid the Fees and Expenses in full.
The Photographer asserts all moral rights attached to the Photographs, unless expressly provided for in Item 9 of the Summary, and the Client does NOT have the right to edit, change, add to, take from, alter or otherwise amend the Photographs without the prior written consent of the Photographer.
Notwithstanding the License granted under this Agreement, the Photographer reserves the right to use the Photographs during the Term in the Territory for the purposes of promoting and marketing the Photographer, including but not limited to displaying the Photographs in the Photographer’s portfolio, on the Photographer’s website and in galleries or in photography competitions. The Photographer expressly reserves all other rights subsisting in the Photographs not specifically granted in this Agreement.
In the event that the Client wishes to extend the Use, Territory or the Term of this Agreement, the Parties will negotiate a further use fee in good faith at the time.
The Client will not have explicit access to ‘Unedited’, ‘Raw’ or other terms used to describe work product without clients approval. A ‘proof’ gallery may be supplied to client for viewing and selecting of photos to undergo editing for final release. The photographer pertains legal rights to withhold work product as outlined in section 5 ‘Intellectual Property.
5. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
The Photographer is the owner of the intellectual property created by the Photographer in the course of the Services, including but not limited to the Photographs, digital or electronic material, transparencies, negatives and prints relating to the Photographs.
The Photographer retains all rights and ownership in the Photographs and any negatives (or digital equivalent) from which the Photographs are derived. No interest in the negatives (and/or digital equivalent) is assigned or licensed to the Client by this Agreement, unless expressly specified in the Summary. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, the Photographer is not responsible for storing or archiving the Photographs.
6. PHOTOGRAPHER’S INTERPRETATION
The Parties agree and acknowledge that the details of the Services, Photographs and/or works the subject of this Agreement have been discussed by the Parties and are described in full in Item 2 of the Summary and/or any applicable attached brief. It is further acknowledged that in the event that the Client or the Client’s representative is not present on the Photography Date(s) at the Location, then the Photographer’s interpretation of the Services shall prevail.
7. WARRANTY AND INDEMNITY
The Client warrants to the Photographer that:
(a) it has the capacity and authority to enter into this Agreement;
(b) it has obtained the necessary clearances in relation to the subject matter to be photographed; and
(c) it will only use the Photographs in accordance with the License granted under this Agreement.
The Client agrees to indemnify the Photographer against any actual and direct loss, claim, injury or damage (including any reasonable legal costs or expenses properly incurred) by the Photographer as a direct result of breach by the Client of the above warranties.
8. CANCELLATION BY CLIENT
If the Client cancels the Agreed upon booking prior to 30 days prior to the date of booking, the Photographer reserves the right to charge the Cancellation Fee set out below. In the event that the Client cancels or postpones the Services after the Cancellation Date, the Photographer reserves the right to charge the Client the full Fee and Expenses.
30 Day free fee period from the date of the booking, whereby you can cancel without charge.
Locksmith photography holds the right to charge 25% of the total booking cost as a cancellation fee, if the booking is cancelled up to a month out from the booking.
Locksmith photography holds the right to charge 75% of the total booking cost as a cancellation fee, if the booking is cancelled 72 hours out from the booking.
This Agreement may be terminated if:
(a) The Client fails to pay any part of the Fee or Expenses;
(b) The Client is declared bankrupt, enters into administration or into liquidation;
(c) The Client is in breach of this Agreement and has failed to rectify the breach within 30 days after receiving notice from the Photographer of such breach.
Immediately upon termination:
(a) All rights in the Photograph/s and/or work(s) revert to the Photographer;
(b) The Client must return all physical property (including but not limited to the Photographs and any equipment); and
(c) All Fees and Expenses owed to the Photographer under this Agreement must paid in full.
10. Exclusive Photographer.
Photographer will be the exclusive photographer for the duration of the event time agreed upon except for Photographer’s second shooter, if applicable.
Once agreed upon at the time of booking the photographer becomes the exclusive photographer for the specified time / event named in the booking, in the instance of another hired photographer being present at the time of the event - the Photographer of Locksmith Photography holds the right to terminate services without refund immediate;y at their discretion.
Family and friends may also take photographs for the duration of the event, but they may not interfere with Photographer’s work.
Client agrees that Photographer may ask guests to refrain from taking photographs at any time during the Event to prevent interference with Photographer’s work, we want your guests to be in the moment and enjoy your special day.
This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the Parties, and may not be modified, amended, or otherwise altered unless agreed in writing between the parties.
If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid under the law, the validity of the whole shall not be affected. The remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.
Each party must do all acts and execute all documents as necessary to give effect to this Agreement.
The Client must not assign or sub-license all or any of its rights in this Agreement without prior written consent of the Photographer.
This Agreement must be read and construed according to the laws of the state indicated in Item 10 of the Summary. The Parties submit to the jurisdiction of that state