TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Copyright
The entire COPYRIGHT of all photographs is retained by Richard Blaxall, unless agreed otherwise (in advance and in writing). Full copyright is available upon request.

Use
The Licence to Use comes into effect from the date of payment of the relevant invoice(s). No use may be made of the Photographs before payment in full of the relevant invoice(s) without Richard Blaxall's express permission. Any permission which may be given for prior use will automatically be revoked if full payment is not made by the due date or if the Agency is put into receivership or liquidation. The Licence only applies to the advertiser and product as stated on the front of the form and its benefit shall not be assigned to any third party without Richard Blaxall's permission. Accordingly, even where any form of 'all media' Licence is granted, the Richard's permission must be obtained before any use of the Photographs for other purposes eg use in relation to another product or sublicensing through a photolibrary. Permission to use the Photographs for purposes outside the terms of the Licence will normally be granted upon payment of a further fee, which must be mutually agreed (and paid in full) before such further use. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, all further Licences in respect of the Photographs will be subject to these terms and conditions.


Exclusivity
The Agency and Advertiser will be authorised to publish the Photographs to the exclusion of all other persons including the Photographer. However, Richard Blaxall retains the right in all cases to  use the Photographs in any manner at any time and in any part of the world for the purposes of advertising or otherwise promoting his/her work. After the exclusivity period indicated in the Licence to Use, Richard Blaxall shall be entitled to use the Photographs for any purposes.

Client Confidentiality

Richard Blaxall will keep confidential and will not disclose to any third parties or make use of material or information communicated to him/her in confidence for the purposes of the photography, save as may be reasonably necessary to enable the Richard to carry out his obligations in relation to the commission.

Indemnity
The Photographer agrees to indemnify the Agency and the Advertiser against all expenses, damages, claims and legal costs arising out of any failure by the Photographer to obtain any clearances for which he/she was responsible in respect of third party copyright works, trade marks, designs or other intellectual property. The Photographer shall only be responsible for obtaining such clearances if this has been expressly agreed before the shoot. In all other cases the Agency shall be responsible for obtaining such clearances and will indemnify the Photographer against all expenses, damages, claims and legal costs arising out of any failure to obtain such clearances.

Payment
Payment will be expected for the commissioned work within 30 days of the issue of the relevant invoice. If the invoice is not paid, in full, within 30 days Richard Blaxall reserves the right to charge interest at the rate prescribed by the Late Payment of Commercial Debt (Interest) Act 1998 from the date payment was due until the date payment is made.

Expenses
Where extra expenses or time are incurred by Richard Blaxall as a result of alterations to the original brief by the Agency or the Advertiser, or otherwise at their request, the Agency shall give approval to and be liable to pay such extra expenses or fees at Richard's normal rate in addition to the expenses shown on the original estimate as having been agreed or estimated.

Rejection
If you are not satisfied with the work produced, please contact Richard Blaxall to discuss the issue and to agree on a suitable resolution. Due to photography being subjective, best effort will be applied to all commissioned work as guided by the brief.

Delivery
Richard Blaxall will agree delivery options as part of the estimate stage. These will be delivered within the agreed photograph format and delivery method. Copies of all photographs will be archived by Richard Blaxall and available at client.richardblaxall.co.uk. Re-issue of any of these photograph will be subject to an additional fee.

Limitation of Liability
Richard Blaxall does not accept liability for unexpected events or those outside of his control. Richard carries £2million Public Liability insurance. Any additional insurance requirement will be discussed prior to the commissioned work taking place.

Cancellation and Postponement

A booking is considered firm as from the date of confirmation and accordingly Richard Blaxall will, at his discretion, charge a fee for cancellation or postponement. Please remember, cancellation within 24 hours of the start time will occur a 100% charge rate.

Right to Credit
Richard Blaxall's name will be printed on or in reasonable proximity to all published reproductions of the Photograph(s) produced, if otherwise agreed.

This agreement shall be governed by the laws of England & Wales. These Terms and Conditions shall not be varied except by agreement in writing.


PHOTO ORDERS AND PRINTS

Prints
All photographs are printed in-house on the highest quality of photographic paper with every detail given to ensure punctual colours and a professional finish.  A range of different sizes to fit all needs from 6"x4" to A3. All prints include a free black mount (made from recycled cardboard) to add an excellent finishing touch. Upon request, there is the ability to order prints larger than A3.

Personal-Use Downloads
Available in all different sizes to fit your requirements. All downloads are subject to agreeing to a licensing agreement.

Canvas Wraps
Thick cotton print will be stretched over a true 38mm pine gallery frame and will be delivered ready to hang straight on your wall.

Orders
Orders can be made through this website. To make an order, simply visit the appropraite section of this website to view the photographs and make a purchase by visiting the individual photo page. You will then be presented with an extensive list of the products on offer. To make an order you will be required to create an account. This will ensure any direct correspondence can be made between the two parties regarding your orders. You will also be able to store items that you wish to process to checkout, download your Personal-Use Downloads and view the history of your purchases. Watermarks do not appear on any purchased products and is removed after checkout.

Payment
Accept all major credit and debit cards. For piece of mind, payment processing is securely encrypted to ensure your protection and privacy. No details are stored or access available to your bank details or credit card numbers. All payment processing is conducted through PayPal. A PayPal account is not required.

Please contact us if you would prefer to submit your order by e-mail or post.

Delivery
All products include Free Postage & Packaging through Royal Mail. Currently only able to deliver to UK postal addresses.

Please allow up to 7 days for delivery. You will be notified by e-mail when an order has been posted or is made available. Some items may require a signature on arrival. There is no next-day delivery service.

Returns
If you are not 100% happy with your purchase, Richard Blaxall operates a 14 days returns policy on receipt of your goods. If you would like to return an item, please contact us using our contact page quoting your order reference number and the reason for returning. Your item should be returned to us in the original condition you received it in with the original invoice and packaged securely. We will replace faulty items and items that are unlikely undelivered or make a full refund on items no longer available or if an order received is incorrect. We will inspect all returns, so any found not to be faulty may be returned at full postage charge to you. We will contact you by e-mail once your return has been received and processed. Any items that have been sent to you incorrectly, we will refund all delivery costs as well.

All personalised items are excluded from our returns policy and once an order has been placed, cannot be cancelled. We stress that you take extra care when making a personalised order to ensure your item is correct.

Christmas Gifts
During the Christmas period, an extended returns policy is offered. Any order placed as a Christmas gift from December 1st can be returned by 8th January under the same conditions as the returns policy above. Christmas orders should be placed no later than 14 days before Christmas to ensure delivery on time.

Photographers & Child Protection
Richard Blaxall is enhanced CRB checked and carry club identification when photographing. This will be the same for any other photographer working under the Richard Blaxall name. If you would not like your child to be photographed please ensure you contact the event co-ordinator and/or a photographer prior to the event. If you require a photograph to be removed from this website, for child protection purposes, please contact us as soon as possible.

Password Galleries
Any event that is photographed with the participants involved being under the age of 18 will have their gallery protected by a password. The password will only be made available to the parents/guardians of the participants and will not be made public.