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Inside Out Photography - Terms And Conditions
Hopefully the standard of our work has already been established elsewhere on this site. The purpose of this page, is to instil confidence in our professional integrity, explain how we operate and clarify exactly what you can expect from IOP. This is specially true in regard to quotes, copyright and any unlikely disputes.
Should anything on this page cause you concern or if you require additional clarification, please contact us by telephone or email to discuss your reservations.
Please remember we are reasonable people with many years experience of successful and positive relationships with our clients.
Payment Terms - Photography
Payment Terms - Website Building
Continuance of hosting and support is dependent on all website hosting and email hosting fees being settled in full.
IOP reserves the right to terminate any website if hosting invoices remain unpaid.
Payment Terms - Website Updates
In the case of unpaid SEO invoices or 'billable' major updates Inside Out Photography reserves the right to revert the site to the version prior to the due date of outstanding invoices.
*(1) Additional pages or re-design of top banners etc may be charged for.
Payment Terms - Website Hosting
Copyright For Commissioning Clients
Copyright licence to use images, comes into effect from the date of payment in respect to the relevant invoice(s), and funds being cleared in Inside Out Photography’s bank account.
Inside Out Photography retains the right to use any non-commercially-sensitive images for use in IOP’s own publicity material, unless otherwise specifically requested!
In the event of non-settlement of invoice(s), any publicity material, printed or electronic reproduced, by the Client(s) or their representative(s) which contains any images relating to said unpaid invoice(s), will be deemed to be an infringement of Inside Out Photography’s copyright.
Unless agreed in writing, Inside Out Photography does not allow any images to be re-sold, passed onto, shared with, or used by, any third parties. This includes other contractors involved with the same project. The exception(s) to this are; commissioning client’s subsidiaries, parent companies and any party directly involved in producing promotional material directly for the commissioning Client(s).
Inside Out Photography expressly forbids any IOP images to be sold or passed on to image libraries whether fee charging, or royalty free.
Inside Out Photography promises not to supply images to a third party competitor or sub-contractor without the agreement of the original commissioning client(s), will strictly respect any request from a commissioning client not to publish any image that the client wishes to remain private or exclusive.*
This is conditional on the original invoice being settled in full.*
Copyright Transfer Restrictions
In the event of the commissioning client(s) being bought-out/merging with a third-party, or ceasing to trade and subsequently re-launching as a new enterprise, copyright license to use said image(s) expires under general UK copyright law. Any subsequent use of said images by said parties without written permission, will be deemed to be an infringement of Inside Out Photography’s copyright.
Storage And Archiving Image Files
If you DO NOT wish us to retain said image(s), you MUST inform Inside Out Photography by clearly worded email, instructing us to erase/dispose of said images. Inside Out Photography will not be held responsible for any subsequent lose of supplied images, no matter how arising!
Liability to comply with UK & EU copyright law lies solely with the end-user or owner of website, or other published material and is not diminished in the event that said image(s) are supplied by a third party such as a web design company. Website owners must ensure that a ‘Reasonable and Diligent Search’ has been made to try to identify the copyright status of any image(s) and graphics used on said site!
This copyright is unaffected by any subsequent, stripping-out of metadata*, third-party manipulation, cropping or defacing of said image(s). Inside Out Photography reserves the right under UK & EU copyright law, to issue an invoice for the period of usage. This right to invoice is regardless of whether the copyright images are subsequently removed, cease to be used or continue to be in use.
Metadata is copyright information etc electronically embedded into every Inside Out Photography image, removal of said image is deemed to be an indication that the copyright breach was intentional and with knowledge of relevant UK & EU copyright law.
Any quote supplied by Inside Out Photography is based on the information supplied and is dependent on appropriate client(s) preparation prior to our visiting site, or receiving goods. In the event of time being lost though lack of preparation directly, or indirectly by the commissioning client or the commissioning client’s representatives, IOP reserves the right to request an additional fee or reduce the amount of photography supplied.
Client's Instructions and image approval
Where practical*(4) it is IOP's standard operating practice to seek ongoing approval of all images before moving on to the next subject.
Where images are viewed and approved mid-shoot by the commissioning client(s) or the commissioning client’s representatives. This will be interpreted by Inside Out Photography as an official signing-off of said images.
Any subsequent change-of-heart and re-shoot request may therefore incur further charges.
*(4) Excludes certain services such as aerial photography.
Cancellations By Client
IOP do request that in order to avoid loss of income, that you the client inform us of any changes as soon as possible in order that we may where possible reallocate the time to other clients.
Cancellations By IOP
Please note: This has NEVER happened in Thirty-Two years of business any decision would never be taken lightly. IOP do carry 'Professional Indemnity' (PI) insurance to cover any unretrievable client expenses.
Inside Out Photography's basic outlook on life is to treat everyone with respect, and in return expect the same level of personal and professional courtesy to be shown to all IOP personnel.
IOP also accepts and understands that working to a deadline can be stressful for all parties and that occasionally matters may get a little 'frayed'! However as with all interactions in life, our working relationship and the project will go much more smoothly and be more productive if we all get along.
In the highly unusual case that IOP feels acceptable limits have been exceeded due to the client's or client's representatives continuing unreasonable behaviour, IOP reserves the right to withdraw from a shoot and to invoice for the time spent on site and/or in preparation.
Regarding unreasonable behaviour in relation to our website hosting/update services, IOP reserves the right to withdraw from the working relationship and to terminate said website.
IOP do not accept any liability for any incurred costs arising from missed deadlines or website issues that arise out of client's or client's representatives unreasonable behaviour.
After this period IOP will regard any absence of communication as an official signing-off of said project.
Any additional re-shoot requested may subsequently incur reasonable further charges and the original invoice must be settled in accordance to our trading terms of 30 days.
Once again; please remember IOP are both professional and reasonable. IOP's prime concern is to ensure all of our clients go away happy with the photography and service that IOP have provided.
Photography Training T&C
An additional travelling expenses fee may be required for locations outside of a fifteen (15) mile radius of Inside Out Photography’s postcode(s).
Course timings are approximate and may possibly be shortened by, extended travelling periods, working through lunch upon request, or if the candidate feels that the chosen subject has been sufficiently covered.
Any reasonable additional expenses such as parking fees at delegate requested locations, will be agreed in advance, and are required to be settled on the day of training, in cash!
This agreement shall be governed by the laws of England & Wales. These Terms and Conditions shall not be varied except by agreement in writing.
Your corporate image is your future: trust it to a true professional!
Inside Out photography are award-winning commercial photographers operating from
Manchester and Tideswell, serving the North West, Midlands, UK wide and central Europe
T 07831 344 722
Pen-y-Ghent, Manchester Road, Tideswell, Derbyshire, SK17 8LL
Note: We do have a Manchester address for image restoration drop-offs