TERMS AND CONDITIONS
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Under the copyright and patents act of 1988, Kerto Elvin at Kerto Studio retains the copyright of all images taken. It is a criminal offence to copy, screen grab, scan or reproduce these images without the written consent of Kerto Elvin at Kerto Studio. Once you have purchased digital files you are granted a licence to use your images for personal use only. Your purchased files can then be used for sharing with your friends and family on social media sites and printing out for yourself, family and friends. These images are not to be sold or given to any third parties without prior consent.
Images that are purchased as digital files are not to be altered without prior consent in any way that change the integrity of the image.
Images taken at photographic sessions may be used by Kerto Elvin and Kerto Studio for display or marketing purposes. This could include social media, marketing literature, or galleries on this website. This is for the purpose of promoting Kerto Studio so clients can see the style of work. If you would prefer your images not to be displayed in this way please inform Kerto Elvin in writing when you book your photographic session.
A £35 fee is payable when you book your photographic session to secure your date and time. This fee is non-refundable but fully transferable to another date if at least 5 days notice is given. At her discretion, Kerto Elvin may waive the 5 day notice requirement due to exceptional circumstances e.g. sudden illness. Your booking fee will be deducted from (and go towards) the cost of the final images you decide to purchase, the balance of which is payable at your viewing appointment. Booking fees taken for any portrait photography sessions are non-refundable except in the event Kerto Studio cancels the booking. The Client may cancel a session at any time but in doing so shall forfeit any monies paid.
The use of video recording or any camera equipment is forbidden during your photographic session.
By booking a photographic session with Kerto Studio you are agreeing to all the above terms and conditions. I thank you for your respect.
PRICE OF PRODUCTS
Upon booking a session with Kerto Studio please make sure you have viewed the price list thoroughly. We presume every client has read the price list fully prior to their photography session. As a guide clients generally spend between £250-£3000 following any session.
FULFILLMENT OF OBLIGATIONS
There is no guarantee that any particular number of proofs will be produced. As creative artist, Kerto Elvin will aim to select up to 30 images for your slideshow presentation. Proofs will be available for your in-studio “viewing and ordering” session within 3 weeks of your photography session. As creative artist, Kerto will aim to select up to 30 images for your slideshow presentation. All orders are due at this time and payment is due in full at the time of the “viewing and ordering” session. Due to nature of ordering tangible products, all orders are final and cannot be changed or refunded after your ordering appointment.
RECEIPT OF PRODUCTS
All orders are presumed to have been received in good condition unless the Client notifies Kerto Studio in writing of any discrepancy or error within 14 days of receipt.
Incorrectly supplied items and items of poor quality can be returned and will be replaced at no extra charge to the Client. Returns will not be considered for incorrectly ordered items or items ordered in error.
Kerto Elvin shall not be liable to the Client for any failure, in whole or in part, to fulfill her obligations where failure arises as a result of an event or circumstances beyond her control, which may include (but are not limited to) equipment failure, inclement weather, illness or injury. The Client understands and accepts that the photographic coverage will be as Kerto Elvin’s professional expertise determines. Special requests are not binding instructions although reasonable effort is made to comply with the Client’s wishes. In the unlikely event of total photographic failure or cancellation of the contract by Kerto Elvin liability shall be limited to a full refund of all monies paid.
COPYRIGHT & REPRODUCTION
Copyright is retained by Kerto Studio at all times throughout the world. No image can be copied, scanned or reproduced in any form whatsoever without the prior consent of Kerto Elvin. The Client may not alter or add to or manipulate a picture by any means or reproduce a picture in whole or in part as an element within, or as a montage with, another picture without Kerto Elvin’s written permission. Permission to reproduce a picture for personal use (not commercial) is granted to the Client by Kerto Elvin only when digital negatives are purchased and paid in full by the Client to Kerto Studio.
All non-purchased images are deleted 3 weeks after your “viewing and ordering” session or 2 months after the photography session, whichever is sooner.
Kerto Elvin shall be entitled to use her judgement regarding the style and artistic input in the production of pictures. This includes but is not limited to poses, props and number of images taken. Due the willingness of subjects it may not be possible to capture all the pictures requested, or images to the client’s full expectations. In the event of uncooperative children at a session of any kind, for any reason, Kerto Elvin may not be able to capture any, or all the images the Client may have requested or expected. The Client is responsible for the actions of all children and animals at all sessions.