Terms and Conditions for Portrait Sessions
For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, AliLulu Portraits shall hereinafter called “the Photographer” and the person or persons booking a portrait session shall hereinafter be called “the Client”.
Booking fees are non-refundable but may be transferred to an alternative date. A session date and time is only secured upon payment of the booking fee. In the event of illness, please provide at least 24 hours, where possible, so that the session may be rearranged. The balance of the session fee is payable on the day of the session in cash (or by debit/credit card if it is a studio session).
VIEWING AND ORDERING APPOINTMENT
The Photographer will endeavour to present the images to the Client 2 weeks from the session date. A viewing and ordering appointment will be made at their photo session to visit the studio to view their gallery of photos. This is where the Client will choose their products. It is therefore important that all people required to make the decision on ordering products is present at the viewing and ordering appointment
If an order has not been placed within 14 days, any late orders will be subject to any new pricing implemented.
LATE ARRIVAL FOR APPOINTMENTS
If the Client is running late for an appointment, please contact the Photographer on 0115 9205 903/07977 499473 to advise. Please be aware that the time available for your photo session may be reduced if the Photographer’s schedule cannot accommodate the extra time required due to lateness.
The Photographer will do it’s best the a gallery of 20-25 individual images although there is no guarantee that a set number will be produced. If you have booked a mini-session, the number of images may be less due to the reduced session time (approximate 10-15 individual images). The number can vary depending on the number of people being photographed, variations and co-operation of subjects being photographed.
PAYMENT OF PRODUCTS
All products must be chosen and paid for in full at your viewing and ordering session. Payment may be made by cheque or bank transfer. Debit/credit card payments are accepted at the studio. Orders will be processed once funds have cleared.
Once an order has been processed, it cannot be cancelled due to the custom nature of the products.
All products are non-refundable unless faulty or the quality of the product is not satisfactory.
PURCHASE OF DIGITAL IMAGES
Digital files will be supplied on a USB stick when a minimum of 6 digital images have been purchased at full price. In all other respects, digital images will be shared electronically. A printing permission letter will be provided at the same time.
ALILULU ONE YEAR PLAN
The AliLulu Plan consists of 3 photo sessions during the Client’s baby’s first year. The Client can choose a maternity session, newborn session, a session when their baby is sitting up by themselves or when their baby reaches the age of 1 year old.
A booking fee is payable to secure the first session and the balance of the plan will be payable at the first session. It is the Client’s responsibility to contact the Photographer within the time frame to arrange future photo sessions.
The Client will not be subject to any price increase during the AliLulu One Year Plan provided the sessions take place within the first year.
Each photo session is treated separately regarding orders placed. Orders cannot be combined from different photo sessions to purchase a package or collection unless a combined collection is offered at the time of booking.
COPYRIGHT & REPRODUCTION
Copyright is retained the Photographer at all times. No photo can be scanned, copied or reproduced in any form whatsoever without the prior written consent of the Photographer. The recording of screenshots is not permitted.
A licence to reprint images for personal use is granted to the Client when the client has paid for the cost of the digital files.
The right to reproduce an image granted by the Photographer is personal to the Client and may not be assigned to any third party without the Photographer’s written consent.
If a preview from the session is posted to the Photographer’s Facebook page, clients may tag themselves in the photo and share on their own page but please DO NOT COPY, save or alter images (including removal of logos and watermarks) from the Photographer’s Facebook page, website or any other form of advertisement.
Save as otherwise agreed between the Client and the Photographer, the Photographer shall be entitled to use it’s judgement regarding the style and artistic input in the production of images. This includes but is not limited to locations, poses and the number of images taken. Due to weather and the willingness of subjects, no guarantee is made to the number of images presented to the Client and Photographer will use her best endeavours to achieve optimum results in the circumstances presented.
The Photographer fully edits all images before presenting them to the Client. Additional edits are carried out at the discretion of the Photographer who reserves the right to charge the Client, subject to agreeing with the Client, for additional editing requested.
USE OF IMAGES
The Photographer reserves the right to use images for display, publication or other purposes for promotion of it’s work.
USE OF PERSONAL CAMERA/MOBILE DEVICE
The Photographer requests that no personal camera or mobile device be used to photograph during the photo or viewing session.
COOLING OFF PERIOD
Due to the nature of the products being made to Client’s personal specification, the Client does not have the right to a cooling-off period. By placing an order, you are committing to buying the products.
Any faulty products or products incorrectly supplied by the Photographer can be returned and will be replaced at no extra charge to the Client.
Any damage to products once the Client leaves the studio is the responsibility of the Client and replacement costs will be incurred.
Returns will not be considered for items ordered incorrectly by the Client.
All products are presumed to have been received in good condition unless the Client notifies the Photographer in writing of any discrepancy or fault within 48 hours of receipt.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
The Photographer will ensure a safe environment during the photo session, however, it is the Client’s responsibility to ensure that children are supervised at all times during the photo session, either in the studio or outside of the studio.
If the Client or anyone in the photo party has any medical conditions affected by flash photography, it is the Client’s responsibility to let the Photographer know in advance.
CANCELLATION AND FULFILLMENT OF OBLIGATIONS
If the Photographer has to cancel this contract for reasons beyond her control (death, injury, sickness etc), it’s liability shall be limited to a full refund of all monies paid. The Client may cancel this contract at any time by giving written notice to the Photographer but in doing so shall forfeit any monies paid.
The Photographer shall not be liable to the Client for any failure, in whole or in part, to fulfill it’s obligations where failure arises as a result of an event or circumstances beyond it’s control, which may include (but are not limited to) equipment failure, weather, illness or injury.
In the event of total photographic failure or cancellation of the contract by either party or in any other circumstances the liability of one part to the other shall be limited to the value of the contract. Neither party shall be liable for indirect or consequential losses.
Mini Sessions cannot be used for newborn sessions. Only one discounted offer may be used per session. No other vouchers or promotional offers can be used in conjunction with the offer and the offer cannot be used towards any pre-booked sessions or sessions which have already taken place.
The Client will be invited to the studio approximately 2 weeks after the session date to view their photos. At this time, the Client will choose the images as part of the mini session offer. If the Client wishes to purchase additional products, these will be available to purchase at the full price in accordance with AliLulu Portraits pricing brochure. In all other respects, the aforementioned terms and conditions apply.
The Photographer reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time without any prior or written notice.
If you win a competition for a photo shoot with AliLulu Portraits, the photo shoot must take place within 4 weeks of being notified (unless otherwise agreed). No cash alternative will be offered. A model release is required to be signed for the images to be used for promotion and marketing on AliLulu Portraits’ website and social media.
For BFF Photo Shoots, at lease one parent must attend the photo session.