Terms and Conditions
Latest update of the website: June 29th, 2018
This Agreement was last modified on February 29th, 2018
1.General terms Please read these Terms and Conditions ( “Agreement”, “Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using www.timmistudio.com.com (“the Site”) operated by TimmiStudio di VDN, VAT NO : IT 06428400482 (“us”, “we”, “our”, “Timmi Studio” or “TS”). This Agreement sets forth the legally binding terms and conditions for your use of the Site at www.timmistudio.com.
The words “you” and “your” relate to the user of the Timmi Studio Website or Services or the person on whose behalf that person accesses or uses the Timmi Studio Website or Services. The words “Photographer” and “Photographers” relate to the Timmi Studio or to independent contracted Photographers selected by TS. The words “Third Party” and “Third Parties” relate to selected Third Parties who may offer you related services, including but not limited to providers of print products and merchandise, private art lessons, guided tours.
By accessing or using the Site in any manner, including, but not limited to, visiting or browsing the Site or contributing content or other materials to the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
2.Bookings and Services
2.1 All photoshoot bookings are offered according to the availability of Photographer. To secure a photo shoot, bookings should be made at least 3 days in advance.
2.2 In order to reserve, you will be directed to complete the payment of the selected service. In order to BOOK a photo session, full payment is required.For the payment method, you can choose from Paypal (with your Paypal account or any Credit Card – other fees may be applied from your Paypal/bank) or Manual Payment ( cash ). For the Manual Payment (cash) if the payment has to be made before the session starts. Your Photographer will provide a receipt after the payment was done.
2.3 During your photo shoot, you have the option to extend the length of the package (only if the photographer is available). On communicating this preference to your Photographer, you will be required to pay for the extra time. The payment will be made in cash directly to the Photographer during your Photo Shoot. Your Photographer will provide a receipt after the payment was done.
2.4 We have no control over weather conditions. The photo shoots may be conducted at all year round and during all weather conditions, but we will consider rescheduling the photo shoot or a refund, according to point 3.2, if necessary. However, the Photographer may at his discretion, vary the photo shoot location in order to better capture your photos taking the weather into account.
2.5 Following the photo shoot, the Photographer will select a number of images, with their amount to be determined by the package chosen at the time of booking, or in the case of time extensions, by the final package chosen and paid for.
2.6 The Photographer may professionally retouch the selected photos according to his professional judgment and skill and will deliver them via Dropbox or another cloud service. TS is not responsible in any way for the protection of the links to your photos.
3.Rescheduling or Cancelling and Refunds
3.1 If you need to cancel for any reason, you can request a refund.We will consider offering a full refund (minus the transaction costs) of your payment if you communicate your cancellation to your Photographer in writing up to 45 days before the shoot. Up to 30 days, you are entitled to a 50% refund (minus the transaction costs). Less than 30 days – up to 7 days – 25% refund (minus the transaction costs).
3.2 To reschedule your session please email us as soon as possible and will do our best to arrange a new shooting time. If that is not possible we will consider offering a 75% refund of your payment (minus the transaction costs). The refund will be made within 30 business days of the cancellation date.
3.3 Session fees are non-refundable if you cancel less than 7 days before the session
3.4 If you arrive late for your shoot, your shoot will still run from the original time unless the photographer is able to stay later. Often we are booked right after, so it’s important you arrive on time, or early. If you are more than 30 minutes late and have not texted or phoned to your photographer to alert him, we will consider it a no-show and any payment made is considered non-refundable.
3.5 All the digital files purchased are final no refunds are offered.
4. Additional Fees
4.1 You are responsible for covering additional fees and costs related to your location choice (transportation, parking, admission fees, etc). If you wish your photographer to participate in any activities, you will need to cover his fees as well.
5. Photo copyright and usage
5.1 Your photographer retains copyrights on all images. The photographer may share, print or use some of your pictures on our online platforms (website/facebook/Instagram/etc.) or for promotional purposes.
5.2 If you don’t want the photographer to share, print or use your pictures for promotional purposes you have to ask for a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) at the time of booking(a fee will be applied for a non-disclosure agreement). The extra fee for the NDA is 208 euro. The NDA fee is non-refundable.
5.3 You have a perpetual, non-exclusive license to use and print the photos for personal use only. Under no circumstances may you use the images from your photo shoot for commercial use, profit, or photographic competition.
6. Complaints or Problems
If you have a problem or a complaint on the day of your photo shoot, please bring this to the Photographer’s attention immediately so that issues may be addressed on the spot, where possible. If you remain dissatisfied with your experience, please contact us and we will do our best to resolve the issue.
7.1 All prices indicated on the TS Website are expressed in EURO. The prices charged may vary according to changes in the foreign exchange rates. We have no control over the foreign exchange rates set by financial institutions and bear no responsibility for the foreign exchange conversion used by PayPal.
7.2 All prices are correct at time of publication. However we reserve the right to alter prices for any reason without notice.
8. Intellectual Property You acknowledge and agree that you do not have right, title or interest in any intellectual property rights of any kind related to TS, the Website and its Services, including applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary rights. We are not granting any license to you under any of those intellectual property rights by virtue of this Agreement, except for the limited right to use TS in accordance with this Agreement.
9.Limitation Of Liability
9.1 In no event shall TimmiStudio di VDN, nor its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for damages, direct or consequential, resulting from your use of the Site, and you agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless from any claims, losses, liability costs and expenses, including but not limited to attorney’s fees, arising from your violation of any third-party’s rights.
9.2 Third Party Liability By purchasing a product through any of our Third Party suppliers, including the purchase of prints, merchandise, personal art lesson , Third Party supplier shall be fully responsible for any and all loss, injuries, illness, damages, claims, liabilities and costs suffered you or any third party associated with you, caused in whole or in part by the Third Party or its products and services.
9.3 PiF Liability Prior to ordering or participating in any photo shoot you should be aware of the risks involved. In particular, by agreeing to these Terms and Conditions you agree that you attend your Photo Shoot at your own risk. TS does not accept liability for any incidents, accidents, claims by third parties against you, or any other losses that may occur during, or as a result of, your Photo Shoot or during your trip. We highly recommend that you have your own health and travel insurance to cover any accidents that may occur while you are traveling and attending your Photo Shoot. You have certain rights under the law. Nothing in this Agreement is intended to affect these statutory rights. For more information about your statutory rights contact your local state or territory fair trading department.
10.Legal Age You must be at least 18 years of age or older to request TS Services. If less than 18 years, you will need parent or guardian permission to book a shoot.
11. Governing Law For any dispute on the interpretation and implementation of these Terms and Conditions, the Court of Florence, Italy shall be the exclusive reference.
12.Acceptance of Terms of Service
Your use of the TS Website and its Services indicates that you agree to these Terms of Service and that you agree to be legally bound by them. If you do not agree to these Terms of Service Conditions, do not proceed to make an online booking with TS.
13. Changes To This Agreement
13.1 We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms and Conditions by posting the updated terms on the Site. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms and Conditions. Please review this Agreement periodically for changes. If you do not agree to any of this Agreement or any changes to this Agreement, do not use, access or continue to access the Site or discontinue any use of the Site immediately.
13.2 This Agreement was last modified on: June 29th, 2018
14. Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Agreement, please contact us: info [at] timmistudio.com