Pet Photography Contract

The client assumes all responsibility for their animal(s) or any other subjects during the session, including any and all destruction of personal, business or public property, personal injury or illegalities. Know your animal(s) and their behavior and limitations before bringing them to any public area. Please disclose any behavioral or aggression issues before your session.

The client hereby irrevocably authorizes INISHOTS and its assignees, licensees, legal representatives and transferees to use and publish (with or without the client's name, the pet's name, or with a fictitious name) images of the subject(s) in any and all forms of media, for the purpose of self-promotion, publicity, publishing (including electronic forms as internet websites), resale as prints or other media for commercial use, or in photographic contests or gallery shows. The client waives any and all rights to review or approve any use of the images for the above mentioned purposes. 

INISHOTS agrees to never use the images in a manner which is slanderous, demeaning, or hurtful in any way to the client or any of the subjects. The client warrant that he has authority to agree to the use of the likeness of all persons included in the session in this manner and shall indemnify and defend INISHOTS in the event of litigation arising out of such use.

CREATIVE AND COPYRIGHTS: The photographs produced by INISHOTS are protected by Federal Copyright Law (all rights reserved). The client may NOT submit any photos taken by INISHOTS for use in contests. All images, both physical and digital, when purchased or provided to the client are for personal use only. No commercial use by the client is permitted under this contract, including but not limited to resale, promotion of personal business, or use in contests or exhibitions. Clients are allowed to share photos posted by INISHOTS through social media by using the "Share" feature.

PRICING DISCLOSURE: The client contends that they are aware of and have viewed the current price list for the session fees and any and all products. This price list is adjusted periodically and may change without notice. Orders placed within the 2 week timeframe (beginning the day the online gallery is activated) shall be charged the prices posted at the time this contract was signed. Future orders shall be charged at the prices in effect at the time when the order is placed. 

STUDIO POLICIES: INISHOTS will strive to complete sessions, editing and orders in a timely manner. INISHOTS will edit and present the produced photos to the client within 3 weeks. INISHOTS will only present images that are the best from the session. Payments for the session or products must be made at the viewing session or in advance. 

RETURNS AND REFUNDS: INISHOTS does not allow refunds or returns of any products. If a client is unhappy with their session, they can choose to forfeit ALL images and one reshoot will be issued. If any products arrive damaged through no fault of the client, the client may return the products for a refund or replacement.

If a deposit is taken for securement of a session date, there is no refund for cancellation unless approved by INISHOTS. No charges will be incurred due to rescheduling a session for weather changes, family emergencies, sickness, etc.
If the appointment has to be canceled due to bad weather, family emergencies, car breakdown or sickness etc., the client can postpone the appointment or get a full refund of the deposit

LIABILITY: If INISHOTS cannot perform this contract due to fire, casualty, illness, emergency or other causes beyond the control of the photographer, and cannot reschedule, INISHOTS will return to the client any money paid, including deposit, but shall have no further liability in respect to the contract. This limitation of liability shall also apply in the event that the photographic materials are damaged in processing, lost through camera or computer malfunction, lost or damaged in the mail, or otherwise lost or damaged without fault or intent on the part of the photographer. In the event that INISHOTS fails to perform for any reason, INISHOTS shall not be liable for any amount in excess of the retail value of the client's order and session fees paid. It is the client’s responsibility to back up any digital files that are purchased or received. INISHOTS shall not be held liable for loss or destruction of files, prints or products once they have been received by the client. No part of any order will be delivered until the required balance is paid in full.

REPRINTS: The client is aware that color dyes in photography may fade or discolor over time due to the inherent qualities of dyes, and the client releases INISHOTS from any liability for any claims whatsoever based upon fading or discoloration due to such inherent qualities. INISHOTS will make every effort to provide the most accurate color reproduction on products purchased through INISHOTS. INISHOTS has no liability whatsoever toward the quality of any prints or products reproduced by the client from digital files purchased from or provided by INISHOTS. It is recommended when displaying or storing prints, to use archival materials whenever possible.

TRAVEL: INISHOTS will travel up to 50km of home location (Ennis, Co. Clare) free of charge. A travel fee of 0.50 € per kilometre will be accessed if the client is located outside of the 50km radius. 

This Contract incorporates the entire understanding of the parties. Any modifications of this Contract must be in writing and signed by both parties. A paper copy of this contract will be given to the client upon request.

Last updated: 17.02.2019

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