Ownership and Copyright

The copyright and all other rights in the Photos shall be retained by Claire Colston, trading as Claire Colston Photography (the “Photographer”). The Photographer asserts the right to be credited as the author of the Photos in accordance with sections 77 and 78 of Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. Any unauthorised reproduction of any Photos will constitute a breach of copyright. You will have full printing and sharing rights but if you want to enter any photos into a competition or magazine you need to ask permission first and credit the photographer.

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Booking Fee and Balance

A non refundable deposit of £75 is required to secure your date and remaining balance is due 2 weeks before your event.


Your Obligations

You agree to co-operate with us in all matters relating to the Photo Services and to supply us with all information reasonably requested by us in order for us to carry out the Photo Services. If any of your party do not wish to be photographed you must inform us. Claire Colston Photography must be the main and only professional photographer unless agreed beforehand. If Claire Colston Photography are abused or threatened in any way they will leave the venue and no monies will be returned.


Force Majeure

We shall have no liability to you under this Agreement if we are prevented from carrying out the Photo Services by:

the bride and groom or wedding party or event organisers and guests not being on time and/or the church, the reception, or the place of the wedding/event having photography restrictions;

any inhibiting background, location, or additional arrangements with other photographers; and/or

any acts, events, omissions or accidents beyond our reasonable control, including strikes, failure of a utility service or transport network, act of God, riot, civil commotion, malicious damage, compliance with any law or governmental order, rule, regulation or direction, accident, breakdown of plant or machinery, fire, flood, inclement weather.

In the event of incapacitating illness or injury to the Photographer we shall whenever possible try to agree with you a replacement photographer to carry out the Photo Services. If we cannot agree or find a suitable replacement then we shall refund to you any fee paid in relation to the interrupted Photo Services in full 


Liability

Our entire liability for any breach of this Agreement or any representation, act or omission (including negligence) shall be limited to our fee in relation to the Photo Services and we shall not be responsible for any special, indirect or consequential or pure economic loss, costs, damages, charges or expenses.

The limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that Photos are lost through equipment malfunction, are lost in the post or otherwise lost or damaged where the Photographer is not liable.


Wedding Insurance

You are advised to take out an appropriate wedding insurance policy if you are booking the Photo Services for a wedding.


Cancellation

If a cancellation occurs within 2 weeks of the date of the wedding or event, payment will be expected in full to cover costs actually incurred by the Photographer in preparation of the Photo Services.


Advertising and Promotion

We reserve the right to use all images for advertising purposes unless otherwise agreed in writing