Terms and Conditions
Sarah Rypma Photography LLC Terms & Conditions
INCORPORATION OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
All contracts and transactions between the Photographer, Sarah Rypma, and the Client whether made orally or in writing are subject to these terms and conditions which shall be deemed to be incorporated into any and all such contracts and transactions.
OWNERSHIP OF IMAGES:
All images and other work produced by Photographer are the property of and copyrighted by Sarah Rypma Photography. No images, content or work may be copied, duplicated or otherwise taken without express written permission from Sarah Rypma Photography LLC and/or the creator of the work.
SOCIAL MEDIA AND WEBSITE POSTINGS:
Unless otherwise agreed by Client and Photographer, Sarah Rypma Photography LLC maintains the right to post images, work and content from Client’s photo session or derivatives thereof on Sarah Rypma Photography’s LLCs Facebook page, website or other websites or media outlets for the purposes of advertising and promotions of Photographer of Sarah Rypma Photography LLC. Client acknowledges that children under the age of 18 lack the legal capacity to enter into agreements, so by accepting these terms and conditions the client is consenting to their children’s inclusion in such postings.
A. Payment is due on or before the day of the photo shoot. Photo galleries will not be posted until payment is received. After posting, galleries will expire after 30 days.
B. A deposit of 50% of the total amount of the contract may be requested for scheduled events. The deposit will be at the discretion of the Photographer at the time of contract signing and is usually necessary for events that are scheduled more than one (1) month in advance.
C. If a deposit was taken prior to the work, the amount of that deposit will be shown as a credit on the invoice. Deposits may be required for larger projects or projects involving rental equipment or travel beyond 150 miles one-way or overnight travel.
RETENTION OF TITLE:
A. The Photographer reserves the right to retain all images and content of the photo shoot until all monies owed to the Photographer have been paid in full.
B. Images may not be copied from the web gallery or used in any form, without express written permission of the Photographer.
C. In accordance with the United States Copyright Laws, the copyright of all images created by the Photographer is owned by the Photographer. Sarah Rypma Photography retains all copyright benefit for all images created.
D. Copyright metadata contained within any digital file may not be altered, or removed, without the express consent of Photographer.
A. The Photographer will charge 100% fee and expenses for any reshoot required by the Client (regretful clothing choices, uncooperative children, etc). (b) For any reshoot required because of an act of God or the fault of a third party, Photographer will charge no additional fee and Client shall pay all expenses. (c) If the Photographer charges for special contingency insurance and is paid in full for the shoot, the Client shall not be charged for any expenses covered by Insurance. A list of exclusions form such insurance will be provided on request.
A. Photographer retains all copyrights on images and is able to use images in stock photography without client permission if the images do not contain a recognizable human face.
ARCHIVING DIGITAL FILES & ONLINE GALLERY:
A. While Photographer may choose to archive the image(s), it is Client’s responsibility to properly store / back up and archive the image(s) for the duration of the term of license.
B. Photographer cannot guarantee the availability of any image(s) beyond the date of first delivery to Client.
C. The online gallery will expire after 30 days.
D. Client is aware that optical, magnetic, electronic, and any other, media for storing digital data are inherently unstable. Client hereby releases Sarah Rypma and her contractors, and representatives, from any liability for any claims, damages, or costs, arising from any media supplied by Photographer becoming unusable.