BOOKING / SERVICE FEES On the hiring of GrimLight a deposit will be paid this deposit not only confirms the services of GrimLight but also an arranged date and service required.Upon a deposit being paid the Customer / Client agrees in full to these terms and conditions as part of a legally binding contract. CANCELLATION If the services of GrimLight are cancelled due to any circumstance by the Customer / Client any monies paid are completely none refundable.This is to cover business costs and loss incurred by GrimLight due to work being turned away on the pre booked date as specified by the said Customer / Client.
IMAGE QUALITY GrimLight maintains and works on images and photographic content on a professionally calibrated Monitor display and as such can both guarantee the image quality, colour and detail.GrimLight does not guarantee this level of accuracy on any other display device.Images are colour balanced to exacting standards so as to provide the very best image quality and colour reproduction this cannot be maintained or guaranteed on another 3rd party display such as Customer / Client displays, monitors, TV’s or projection devices and as such GrimLight will not accept any liability for any inaccuracy between 3rd party devices.
COPYRIGHT All images / photographs / post production work or commissioned work including graphic design, branding, online, web or internet based work, or paper based print, advertising and publicity are the sole copyright of GrimLight and as such under copyright law no reproduction of any kind is allowed unless other wise specified in writing by GrimLight.The breach of this copyright will lead to prosecution and legal proceedings being sought for loss of earnings and monies from the business of GrimLight.
IMAGE NEGATIVES Image negatives can be provided to the said Customer / Client for a set fee.This will only allow the reproduction of said negatives for the Customers / Clients own personal use only but if the said negatives breach the above copyright in section 1.5 this will lead to breach of copyright and legal proceeding will ensue.The exceptions being any thing agreed with said Customer / Client and GrimLight which will be in the form of a written contract.
CLIENT RELEASE / CLIENT CONSENT As part of booking the services of GrimLight you the Customer / Client agree to GrimLight using said images, photographs, work created to be used as GrimLight sees fit be it for commercial use or gain.No extra monies or payment will be made to said Customer / Client as a result.You the Customer / Client may also need to fill out and sign an additional Model Release Form this can also be required when photographing minors or children under the age of 16 where parents consent is needed.
SOLE PHOTOGRAPHER Upon hiring the services of GrimLight you the Customer / Client agree that GrimLight will be the sole professional photographer covering said event or fulfilling said booking of services required from said Customer / Client. If another photographer is present with any kind of equipment that is able to produce professional results GrimLight has the right to either stop work or to terminate work completely with out any liability or financial loss to GrimLight.
COMPLETE PAYMENT / PAYMENT OPTIONS The Customer / Client will make payment in full of any services booked / hired from GrimLight on the confirmed service date minus any deposit that has already been paid by said Customer / Client. If agreed payment can be made with in 30 days of the shoot day but if payment is not paid with in the 30 days a daily late penalty payment of £10 per day will be incurred up to the point of payment confirmation.
COVERAGE / IMAGES PROVIDED GrimLight will do his very best to provide said Customer / Client with images as requested upon acquiring the services of GrimLight.GrimLight will not guarantee in anyway that images / photographs / work created will cover every single need of you the Customer / Client and as such will not accept or be liable in any way for none provision of work wanted.Upon the booking of services provided by GrimLight any specific requirement by you the Customer / Client must be raised and agreed in writing with GrimLight as part of the booking service this is the sole responsibility of the Customer / Client.
BAD WEATHER PLAN Upon attendance of GrimLight with you the Customer / Client at the point of complete payment see section 1.9.GrimLight will discuss and go through a bad weather plan with you the Customer / Client this is an alternative plan of action should the weather or conditions beyond the control of GrimLight cause the none fulfilment of service as agreed between GrimLight and you the Customer / Client this is an alternative plan that will allow GrimLight to continue and complete fulfilment of services hired.
LIABILITY If GrimLight is unable to attend or fulfil services confirmed with you the Customer / Client due to act of god, ill health, equipment failure or circumstance beyond the control of GrimLight. Full refund of any monies paid by you the Customer / Client to date will be refunded in full minus any costs incurred to date by GrimLight with no further liability due by GrimLight with said Customer / Client. If the agreed services can be re – arranged this will be done so to suite the Customer / Client needs with the end result to fulfil the Customers / Clients originally booked services with GrimLight. GrimLight will accept no liability which leads to the none fulfilment of services due to 3rd party involvement or interference in any way. Example ( client none attendance on date arranged or none attendance of 3rd parties or none access to shoot locations ).
POST PRODUCTION WORK Post production work is an additional service provided by GrimLight this will be payable by you Customer / Client on top of the standard service fees.This service will be payable either as an hourly rate or at a one off set fee as arranged between GrimLight and you the Customer / Client in written form. Unless otherwise agreed our standard hourly rate is £80 per hour.
COMMERCIAL / COMMISSIONED WORK For further terms and conditions regarding Commercial / Commissioned work please contact GrimLight directly. Payment for such work will be based on either an hourly rate, half day or full day rate with any travelling costs or accommodation be charged on top of this basic work rate. In some cases a one off creation fee may also be chargeable to the Customer / Client.
DVD PRODUCTION GrimLight can some times provide work as part of a DVD slideshow as part of services offered by GrimLight. These DVD slideshows and are recorded and tested on multiple DVD players to ensure compatibility across the majority of DVD players on the current market. GrimLight in no way guarantees compatibility and as such any problems with DVD playback, Use or compatibility with the Customers / Clients DVD play back hardware are the sole responsibility of the Customer / Client. DVD slideshow is copyright of GrimLight so no reproduction of any kind is allowed on doing so will be a breach of copyright and legal action will be taken as a result.
ONLINE PREVIEW SERVICE GrimLight will provide Customers / Clients with online preview services dependant on service booked with GrimLight. The online preview images are exactly that preview images they in no way reflect the finished image quality, detail and colour accuracy of said images. The online preview is provided for you the Customer / Client so as to assist you in choosing images / photographers / work needed for reproduction as part of the online ordering service provided by GrimLight. Example of quality loss with online preview compared to finished print quality, online preview images are reduced in quality by 90% compared to the finished high resolution image quality due to internet restrictions. Online Preview Galleries will be available to you the Customer / Client for up to 6 weeks after this time they will be removed any further online orders can then be arranged on a one to one bases between both the Customer / Client and GrimLight.
PRINTING GrimLight can supply and provide the very best in print quality as provided in the use of a Fuji Professional Printing service.This printing service is calibrated to GrimLight strict quality guidelines and as such print quality can be assured to exacting standards.GrimLight can not and will not provide this same level of service if work is printed by another 3rd party that has not been arranged or specified by GrimLight as part of his services.As such GrimLight will accept no liability on work quality provided by any such 3rd party printers or developing companies.
ALBUMS / PRODUCTS / COMMERCIAL MATERIALS Albums supplied to you the Customer / Client by GrimLight are chosen during the Booking service but should the chosen album not be able to be supplied due to circumstance beyond the control of GrimLight another album will be provided on a like for like bases or as close a match as possible both in terms of size and quality even if this is at the extra expense of GrimLight. Commercial clients / customers material / products agreed will be priced upon booking of service but prices for commercial goods, products, print, graphic or design can be amended due to cost increases beyond GrimLight control but the client will be notified before production of said items occurs so agreement on cost changes can be agreed both verbally and in written or electronic form.
REFRESHMENT Refreshment may be needed by GrimLight due to working hours and length of service hired by you the Customer / Client please consider this during fulfilment of service as this would be greatly appreciated by GrimLight but this is in no way compulsory as part of hiring said services of GrimLight.The only exception to this clause 2.9 will be with commercial clients and this is part of a commercial client’s obligation due to complexity of services that may be required from GrimLight as part of a contractual agreement.
THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS These Terms & Conditions are fully copyrighted by GrimLight they are registered with a Legal Representative and no reproduction of any kind be it electronic or paper based is allowed or this will be a clear breach of copyright stated in this clause 2.10 and clause 1.5. Any breach of these Terms will result in legal action been taken for loss of monies and damages to GrimLight as a company.