Family Photography Wellington

Terms & Conditions

THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE APPLICABLE FOR ALL SERVICES PROVIDED BY FOREVER PHOTOGRAPHICS LIMITED, TRADING AS ‘LAURA RIDLEY PHOTOGRAPHY’.

PORTRAIT SERVICES TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Session Fee

A session fee (where applicable) is to be paid at the time of booking to secure our time and services.

Deposit

A deposit (where applicable) towards photographic products is to be paid at the time of booking to secure our time and services. The deposit is refundable if you choose not to order any photographic products at the Design and Ordering session however the deposit may be forfeited under the cancellation policy below. 

Cancellation

You may cancel a session for any reason with more than 7 days notice and the session fee or deposit will be refunded. 

If you cancel a session within 7 days of the session, or fail to attend a session, you will forfeit any session fee or deposit paid.

In the event we cancel, or fail to attend a session, for any reason, we will refund you any session fee / deposit paid.

Rescheduling

You may request to change the time / date of session and transfer any session fee or deposit. We will try to accommodate all reasonable requests however if we cannot accommodate a time / date that suits you, you will forfeit any session fee or deposit paid.

You may not reschedule a session more than once. The second session is considered final.

You should notify us of any changes as soon as possible.

Payment

Payment for photographic products is to due at the conclusion of your Design and Ordering appointment. No photographic products will be delivered until all payments due have been paid in full. Unpaid accounts will incur late payment fees and collection costs. Accounts that are 28 days overdue may be referred to a debt collection agency for collection. 

Vouchers / Credit / Offers

Vouchers, credit or offers cannot be used in conjunction with any other voucher, credit or offer. Vouchers, credit or offers are not transferable and not redeemable for cash.

All vouchers that have been won must be used within 3 months.

Only one voucher, credit or offer may be used per year per family.

Cancellation or failing to show for your portrait session, without no notice, will result in you forfeiting any voucher, credit or offer.

Your vouchers, credit or offers will only be available to order at your first Design and Ordering appointment. You will forfeit any vouchers, credit or offers you reschedule your Design and Ordering appointment with less than 24 hours notice. 

Product Delivery

Delivery of photographic products can take up to 6 weeks (depending on the type of product you order).

Copyright and Reproductions

The copyright in all photography remains our property however you will be granted a non–exclusive license to use any photography you have purchased. You agree to override section 21(3) of the Copyright Act 1994.

Where digital images of the photography are purchased, you are permitted reproduce, print and publish the photos. The License, and the right to use, the photography comes into effect from the date of full payment of the order.

Use of Photography by Laura Ridley Photography

We may use any photography taken to:

a) enter into photography competitions or awards and for their use in any material published in connection with promoting those competitions or awards

b) advertise or otherwise promote our business / photography

c) submit the photography for display at art galleries or other premises

d) use the photography for any other purpose within our business

We will not use your photography for the above purposes if you do not want us to however you must notify us of this prior to your session. 

Failure to Perform

If in the unlikely event we cannot perform any agreed services due to any cause beyond our control including weather, illness, vehicle breakdown, camera or computer malfunction, data corruption, accidental deletion, we will refund any monies paid however shall have no further liability (except as provided for by the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993).

Privacy and Personal Information

We abide by the Privacy Act 1993 and take all practical steps to achieve privacy protection. All electronic data (including photography) held by  us is encrypted, password protected and only authorised persons have access.

We collect personal information from you, including information about your:

  • name

  • contact information

  • information about you to help us provide you photography services

  • details of your photography services required

  • interactions with us

  • billing or purchase information

 We collect your personal information in order to:

  • provide photographic services

  • advertise and or promote our services

You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us.

Retention of Photographic Works

We retain our photography for up to five years in order provide a backup in case of loss, however we do not guarantee this service. We will have no liability if we are unable to retrieve digital photographs at any stage after fulfilling your order.

We will delete your photography within 7 days of receiving a request to do so.