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Thank you for your interest in a Mutt Shots Pet Photography photoshoot session with Ian Chapman Photography.
In the following Term and Conditions “the Client(s)” shall be those persons defined on the booking form. “the Photographer” shall mean Ian Chapman.
It is mutually agreed that the following terms of agreement form an integral part of this contract and cannot be varied in any way by the Client(s) unless such conditions are expressly agreed by the Photographer in writing. By booking with the Photographer you agree to the following Terms and Conditions
I reserve the right to change these Terms & Conditions at any time and I will give reasonable notice to you if this happens.

Any payment made to Ian Chapman Photography (including the session fee) indicates that you have read, understood and agreed to all the terms and conditions as set out in this document in its entirety.

The copyright and all other rights in the photographs shall be retained by Ian Chapman Photography. The Photographer asserts the right to be credited as the author of the photographs in accordance with sections 77 and 78 of The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. Any unauthorised reproduction or modification of any images will constitute a breach of copyright. This includes making copies or ‘screen shots’ of images shared by the photographer online.
The Photographer may share previews of your images or give you access to an online gallery of images. These images must not be copied, screen shot, downloaded, edited or altered in any way.
If you wish to share photographs to your own network e.g. Facebook (or any other online platforms) you agree to do so only once you have purchased and paid for them. In addition, you agree to include the Photographer’s company name and Facebook page or Website in your posts.
Clients or any other connected party are not permitted to take their own photographs at any pet portrait photography session.

The Client(s) agrees that the Photographer may use any of the photographs to promote the business in advertising, including (but not limited to) web sites, social media platforms, brochures, magazine articles, competitions, etc.

Ian Chapman Photography will keep all images used in your Private Gallery on archive for a reasonable amount of time (Up to a year from the date of your photoshoot session), after which they may be permanently deleted. It is the client’s responsibility to make duplicate copies of electronic files and to ensure the safe keeping of any prints or other products. Requests for additional or duplicate images from the photographer will incur additional charges. Digital files are provided in JPEG format only and edited in my style and which may include Black and White images.

Ian Chapman Photography will store Client(s) names, contact details and session information privately and will not share these with any other business or organisation.

Your portrait session is reserved only once it is paid for. Sessions are non-refundable, but if you cannot make it for any reason and wish to give your booking to a friend or family member with a pet, then I will require at least 48 hours’ notice. The new pet owner must agree to be bound by these terms in order to transfer the session.
In the event that you are unable to attend or transfer your session to another person, then your session fee will be lost.

The price for your photoshoot session will be as agreed at the time of booking. Prices featured on the website or on marketing materials may be out of date and I reserve the right to adjust prices at any time without prior notice. All prices are in sterling (£).
The full balance of the photo session is to be paid in full before commencement. The additional purchase of any prints, canvases or other products not included in the session fee can be discussed and arranged after the photographs have been viewed by the Client(s). This will include any postage or delivery costs. Media will be posted via Royal Mail and the Photographer will not take any responsibility for post that does not arrive due to a fault of the delivery service.
Voucher sales are non-refundable under any circumstances.
Payments can be made by Cash, Bank Transfer, Card Payment via PayPal, or via cash/debit/credit card in person.

It is your responsibility to tell the Photographer if you feel that the location or situation put your pet or family member in danger. If your dog needs to stay on the lead or cannot do certain things (for medical or other reasons) you need to inform the Photographer. If your animal is aggressive you also are required to mention it to the Photographer to maintain safety. The Photographer has the right to stop the session if they are concerned about the dogs or any persons welfare, safety or behaviour during the session (no refunds provided).

In the unlikely event of technical problems, photographic failure, injury or sickness beyond the Photographer’s control, my liability shall be limited to a full refund of all monies paid. I will not be liable for any acts, events, omissions or accidents beyond my reasonable control.
The limitation on liability shall also apply in the event that photographs are lost through equipment malfunction, are lost in the mail or otherwise lost or damaged. My total liability for any breach, representation, act or omission (including negligence) shall be limited to my fee in relation to the provided photographic service.
In the event of incapacitating illness or injury to the Photographer, Ian Chapman will have the option, whenever possible, to reschedule the session.
If a new date cannot be agreed upon, then I shall refund to you any fee paid in relation to the interrupted photographic services in full.
Any directions issued to clients, their guests or employees during a photographic shoot are deemed to be at said persons own risk. The photographer cannot be held responsible for any personal accidents during a photographic shoot.
The Owner represents that their pet has not bitten or shown any aggressive or threatening behaviour toward any person, child or animal. The Owner understands that he/she is solely responsible for any harm caused by their pet to any person, other animals or property while the Owner's pet is at the shoot. If your dog should bite or harm another dog or person, the owner will be responsible for any burdens occurred to the other party. Ian Chapman Photography will not be held responsible for any injuries that are out of control of our staff that your dog encounters.
Ian Chapman Photography is not responsible for the quality of services provided by business partners or other third parties.

If the appointment has to be cancelled or cut short due to adverse weather conditions, a new mutually agreed appointment will be made with no additional charge.

Our fees include travelling expenses up to a 15 mile radius from North Ferriby, HU14 3LB. Locations further away are charged at 50 pence per mile.

Ian Chapman Photography holds full Public Liability cover.