Content & Cancelation

Content & cancelation policy

The following content is to protect Matt Wade & Luke Layne Photography & Design,
and all partners within this business. These policy details are also to protect the client and all assets associated. 

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1. Copyright & Ownership

  • The copyright in the photographs is owned by and retained by Matt Wade & Luke Layne Photography & Design until the agreed photo shoot fee is fully paid.
  • Client owns all photos taken and delivered, once full payment is remitted.
  • Client can use the photos at his or her discretion, so long as those photos do not reflect negatively upon Matt Wade & Luke Layne Photography & Design.

2. Promotional Agreement

The Client agrees that Matt Wade & Luke Layne Photography & Design is the sole author of the photographs and credit must be given when initially posting photos on social media. No subsequent authorship reference is required after initial post.

3. Other Promotional Use

 Matt Wade & Luke Layne Photography & Design will always retain the right to use the photographs in any manner and in any part of the world for advertising and promoting his work.

4. Clients Materials

The Client accepts full responsibility for any materials or props that they supply for use in the photographs and that the materials are adequately insured against loss, damage or liability.

5. Indemnity

Matt Wade & Luke Layne Photography & Design shall not be liable for any legal action, claim or damages resulting from or arising out of the publication of the photographs or other use by the client. The client shall indemnify Matt Wade & Luke Layne Photography & Design against any claims and/or damages against him because of the clients use of the photographs.

6. Client Approval

If the client is not present during the actual photography sessions then Matt Wade & Luke Layne Photography & Design interpretation of the assignment will be accepted. Unless a rejection fee is agreed in advance then there is no right of rejection.

7. Deposit & Cancellation

  • Deposit: Once Matt Wade & Luke Layne Photography & Design has been hired, the Client is responsible to pay a 50% deposit.
  • Cancellation Window: The Client can cancel the photo shoot is Matt Wade & Luke Layne Photography & Design is notified 3 Days or more before scheduled shoot.
  • Only 25% of the deposit will be refunded due to cancelation within the 3-day prior cancelation window.
  • No refund will be issued if the client cancels after the 3-day window has closed.

Example:
Shoot Date Booked January 15th > 50% Deposit Paid.
Client Cancels on January 12th > 25% of Deposit Refunded.
Client Cancels on January 13th > Refund Forfeited.

8. Right to Credit

Matt Wade & Luke Layne Photography & Design name will be printed in reasonable proximity to all published reproductions of the photographs unless agreed otherwise prior to the work commencing.

9. Archiving

The photographs are an original work and Matt Wade & Luke Layne Photography & Design will archive digital copies of the photographs. However, digital copies may be deleted at any time after the client has purchased their photos. In addition, it is the client’s sole responsibility to utilize the download link for the photos. If the link expires, there is no guarantee that Matt Wade & Luke Layne Photography & Design will still have a digital copy of client’s photos.

10. Variation

These terms shall not be varied except by agreement in writing.

11. Applicable Law

This agreement is governed by the Laws of the State of TN.