1. General Terms
A. By booking a photo session with Becky Newton Photography you, the client, are subject these full terms and conditions.
B. Becky Newton Photography reserves the right to amend, vary or cancel these terms and conditions at any time.
C. If any of these terms and conditions is held by any court of competent authority to be unlawful, invalid or unenforceable, in whole or part this will not affect the validity of the remaining terms and conditions which will continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.
2. Booking Fee
A. All appointments require either full or part payment of the session fee before the session in order to secure the booking, unless stated otherwise. Part payments will be credited towards the session fee. Fees are non-refundable.
B. Clients may, subject to availability, be able to reschedule a session at no extra charge provided enough notice is given, and Becky Newton Photography has available sessions. If the client fails to turn up for an appointment or cancels the session Becky Newton Photography reserves the right to retain all monies paid.
3. Photo Session
A. Becky Newton Photography shall be entitled to use artistic judgement regarding the style of images taken. This includes but is not limited to, poses, props, editing and number of images taken.
B. Due to the willingness of subjects it may not be possible to capture all images to the client’s full expectations. In the event of uncooperative children at a session of any kind, for any reason, Becky Newton Photography may not be able to capture any, or all the images the client may have requested or expected and cannot be held liable in such circumstances.
C. The client is responsible for children at all times during the session.
D. The client is responsible for the cost of any damages or breakages incurred by the client or any other person(s) attending the photo session.
E. Becky Newton Photography accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage to clients’ personal belongings while attending the photo session.
4. Device Usage
The use of cameras, phones or other devices capable of taking still images or recording video is not permitted during the session.
5. Model Release
A. If agreed between the client and Becky Newton Photography after order purchase, the client grants all necessary permissions to allow Becky Newton Photography the use of any images created from the session to be used in all forms of media for promotion, advertisements or marketing; or any other use such as for training, educational or publicity purposes.
B. Becky Newton Photography respects the client’s right to privacy; if clients do not grant permission for images to be used, Becky Newton Photography will permanently delete all images from the client’s session.
C. Even if the client has given permission for images to be used, they have the right to change their mind and may request to have their images permanently deleted at any time.
Becky Newton Photography takes all reasonable efforts to protect client images; however, any liability for loss or damage of any image is accordingly limited to re-photographing.
A. Images will remain online in a secure gallery for two weeks from the upload date. It is not possible to extend the gallery duration.
B. All images will be automatically archived once the gallery expires, and any images requested from the archive will be subject to a £20 administration fee. Becky Newton Photography deletes all archives regularly, with the exception of images which have been agreed for use on social media or in marketing material, in order to comply with GDPR regulations, so it is strongly suggested that clients back up purchased images to a secure location.
C. It is illegal to reproduce, screenshot, print or save watermarked images from the gallery.
8. Edited Images
A. Images may not be altered in any way, with the exception of cropping.
B. As edited images are a reflection of Becky Newton Photography’s style, Becky Newton Photography does not provide clients with copies of unedited images. Unedited images are deleted as part of the editing process.
C. Due to the calibration settings of individual monitors and devices, image colours may vary when printed or viewed on different screens.
D. Minor blemishes, bruises, etc will be removed as part of the editing process, but any requests for further editing may be subject to additional charges.
9. Terms of Sale
A. Due to the custom nature of the photography service all orders are non-cancellable and the full balance amount is due at the time of order. Goods are not supplied on a sale or return, consignment or approval basis. This does not affect the clients’ statutory rights.
B. Becky Newton Photography immediately places client orders with the suppliers therefore any amendments or changes may be subject to administration charges and additional costs levied by the suppliers.
C. As the service is of a custom nature, refunds/exchanges will not be given unless a product is faulty. If a product is faulty clients must notify Becky Newton Photography within 7 days of receipt of the item, and proof must be provided. Please note that Becky Newton Photography does not offer refunds or exchanges on any digital images.
D. Any replacement USB drives will be subject to a £25 replacement/administration fee (unless proven to be faulty).
E. Becky Newton Photography accepts no responsibility for the outcome of print quality when a third party printer is used.
10. Print Release
A. Copyright of all images remains the property of Becky Newton Photography.
B. The client may reproduce, print, enlarge or display digital purchased images for personal, non-commercial use only. (The only exception is images which have been expressly shot for professional purposes, and may be used commercially upon purchase of a commercial licence and by prior agreement with Becky Newton Photography.)
While delivery dates will be adhered to as much as possible they do not constitute part of the contract.
12. Force Majeure
Every effort will be made to fulfil all orders placed with Becky Newton Photography but completion of them is subject to variation or cancellation owing to Act of God, war, strikes, fire or any cause beyond control.
A. Prices are quoted in pounds sterling.
B. Occasionally Becky Newton Photography may increase prices, but clients will always pay the amount specified on the price list received at the time of booking – never any higher. (The only exception is if a product is no longer available and clients will be notified should this ever occur.)
14. Gift Voucher Terms
A. Gift vouchers must be used by the stated expiry date. Any unused balance will not be credited or refunded on expiry.
B. Gift vouchers are non-transferable and are only for the use of the intended recipient and their family.
C. Gift vouchers have no cash value and no change will be given.
D. Voucher recipients must provide Becky Newton Photography with the gift voucher reference when the session is booked.
15. Referral Scheme Terms
A. Referrals are only applicable for standard photo session types. Promotional sessions, including seasonal mini sessions, are not valid for the scheme.
B. Client referrals must purchase both a session AND products with Becky Newton Photography in order for the client to receive the reward. If a referral books a session and then cancels, or cancels their order, the reward no longer applies.
C. Referrals MUST mention the client’s name when booking (either via the booking form or in an email to Becky Newton Photography at any point before their session date).
D. Clients may only choose one of the rewards described per referral.
E. If choosing the product credit option, clients may redeem a maximum of £150 product credit per session.
F. There is no limit to the number of referrals made.
G. Clients cannot refer anyone who has been previously referred, either by the client or a third party.
H. Referrals will automatically receive £5 discount from their order total.
I. There is no cash alternative available.
A. Becky Newton Photography will only use the information collected about clients lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998).
B. Becky Newton Photography only collects information about clients to process photo session booking and orders; to provide clients with the best possible service.
C. Clients may request to see the data that Becky Newton Photography holds on them at any time, and may request to have this data amended or deleted.
D. Becky Newton Photography will never pass client details to any third parties unless required by law to do so.
E. Clients have a right to complain to the ICO if they think there is a problem with the way Becky Newton Photography is handling their data.
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B. All content provided on this site is for informational purposes only. Becky Newton Photography makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. Becky Newton Photography will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information.
C. These terms and conditions of use are subject to change at any time and without notice.