TERMS AND CONDITIONS: MODEL RELEASE For valuable consideration received, I hereby grant to Maria-Alexa, Photographer the absolute and irrevocable right and unrestricted permission in respect of photographic portraits or pictures that Photographer will take of me and those subjects listed in this contract, or in which I or those subjects may be included with others, to copyright the same, in Maria-ALexa, Photographer's own name or otherwise; to use, re-use, publish, and re-publish the same in whole or in part, individually or in any and all media now or hereafter known, and for any purpose whatsoever, for illustration, promotion, art, editorial, advertising and trade, or any other purpose whatsoever without restriction as to alteration; and to use my name and the names of subjects listed in this contract, in connection therewith if Maria-Alexa, Photographer so chooses. I hereby release and discharge Photographer from any and all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with the use of the photographs, including without limitation any and all claims for libel or invasion of privacy. This authorization and release shall also inure to the benefit of the heirs, legal representatives, licensees, and assigns of Photographer, as well as the person(s) for whom Photographer took the photographs. I am of full age and have the right to contract in my own name and for the minors named in this contract. I have read the foregoing and fully understand the contents thereof. This release shall be binding upon me and my heirs, legal representatives, and assigns. I have read the above Model Release and by checking this box I am in agreement to the terms and conditions. FEES AND PAYMENTS Retainer (sitting fee) is due at time of booking (now) with electronically signed contract as well as any travel fees if applicable. The sitting fee does not include any product or digital materials. A second "Viewing appointment" will be scheduled approximately 2 weeks after the session to view and order images unless otherwise arranged in advance and takes place in my Newtown Studio located at 224 South Main st Newtown CT. Any images not ordered at the viewing appointment are purged within 5 business days of that appointment. Prints and digital files ordered will be delivered approximately 6-8 weeks after the order has been placed. REFUND POLICY Due to the custom nature of photography products, all sales are final and non-refundable. I have read the above information regarding Fees, Payments and refunds and have viewed the pricing menu. By checking this box I am in agreement to the terms and conditions. CANCELLATIONS Deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable. In the event Client chooses to cancel the session, funds from deposit may be used toward a future session, provided client gives Maria-Alexa, Photographer AT LEAST 48 hours advanced notice of cancellation. Cancellations without 48 hours notice will forfeit the retainer and a new retainer will need to be paid in order to book a new session. We do understand that emergencies happen and children, especially, get sick, so all efforts will be made to work with you to reschedule your session so that any paid session fees can be applied to the rescheduled session. Retainer will only be applied to the rescheduled session if the rescheduled session is to take place within 90 days of the original session date. Rescheduling is subject to availability. I have read the above information regarding Cancellations and by checking this box I am in agreement to the terms and conditions. ARCHIVING POLICY Any images not ordered are purged within 5 days of viewing appointment unless otherwise arranged. Digital proofs that are ordered will be kept on file for a maximum of 180 days (6 months) from the date of your session. Any additional orders for prints or digital files must be placed within this time. After 180 days, your files are purged from the system. It is strongly advised that back-up copies be made of any digital files purchased in at least 2 locations. If your digital copies are lost or damaged, additional copies are available for purchase within the above mentioned time frame. I have read the above information regarding Archiving Policies and suggested backups and by checking this box I am in agreement to the terms and conditions. REFUND POLICY Due to the custom nature of photography products, all sales are final and non-refundable. I have read the above information regarding Refund Policies and by checking this box I am in agreement to the terms and conditions. SMOKING POLICY Smoking OF ANY KIND is NOT permitted at any time during the session. For in-home sessions, Maria-Alexa, photographer will not perform in a "smoking home." It is Client's responsibility to provide a smoke-free environment for the session to occur. If photographer arrives at a home that smells or shows traces of smoke, the session will be cancelled, and all deposits forfeited in accordance with the "Cancellations without notice" clause of the Cancellations Policy. I have read the above information regarding Smoking Policies and by checking this box I am in agreement to the terms and conditions. COPYRIGHT STATEMENT I understand that any digital files or prints I receive from the portrait session held on this date remain the sole copyright of Maria-Alexa, Photographer I may not enter the images into contests, sell them to a third party, claim them as my own, or use them commercially in any format. Prints may not be scanned into digital images of any format. Images may not be downloaded or saved from the viewing gallery; this includes “screen shots” of the images. Digital files may not be altered in any way, through photo editing software or otherwise. This is including but not limited to: color management or change, converting files to black-and-white or sepia, selective coloring, cropping or cloning anything in or out of a photo. I have read the above information regarding Copyright and by typing my name below I am in agreement to the terms and conditions.
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