Service Agreement and Policy - Jason Riley Hoss Photography

STANDARD SERVICE AGREEMENTS and POLICIES


General Public - 18 Years of Age and Over


Photographer Responsibilities:

The Photographer will provide services for the dates, locations, and hours specified in this Agreement. Additional travel or coverage hours that are requested must be added “by agreement” to this document before any photographs or products are released to the Client. The Photographer will make every reasonable effort to fulfill the services set forth by the Client.

The Client understands that there may be certain events the Photographer cannot control such as (but not limited to) weather, available light, time restrictions, and/or the willingness or capabilities of subjects; therefore, the Photographer cannot guarantee that all requested services be satisfied. If the Photographer is unable to fulfill any or all of the services agreed upon in this document for reasons including (but not limited to) accident, fire, illness, theft, transportation difficulties, acts of God, technical problems, or that images are destroyed for reasons beyond the Photographer’s control, the Photographer’s limit of liability shall be for the reimbursement of a prorated amount of payment to the Client based on services not fulfilled; the Photographer shall have no further liability with respect to this agreement.

The use of cameras (still and/or video) other than the Photographer’s is strictly prohibited during the Client’s session unless authorized prior to the session by the Photographer.

Payment:

The agreed upon compensation between the Client and the Photographer is due in full at the time of the session unless previous arrangements have been approved with the Photographer.

Photo Selection and Editing:

The Photographer will apply his professional judgment and sole discretion to select and edit only the best images from the Client’s session. Images determined by the Photographer to be substandard or duplicated may be omitted and not available. Only the best images shall constitute those which will be available to the Client.

Copyrights and Reproduction:

All photographs taken by the Photographer are the property of the Photographer and are protected by United States Copyright Laws (U.S. Code Title 17). Title, ownership, and all rights now and in the future, of and for the images remain exclusively with the Photographer. However, the Photographer does grant all parties signed herein a non-exclusive perpetual personal-use license. Personal use is defined in this document as a non-commercial use of the images for display on personal media, employer media, social media, and computers, or making image prints for personal use. None of the images may be resold, relicensed, or sub-licensed without express written consent from the photographer and usage by third parties outside this document is strictly prohibited. Limited commercial use of the images is authorized by the photographer and is described as follows: the images may advertise the likeness of a subject for promotional means only and will not be made for use in resale; the images may advertise the employment status of an employee for an organization upon that organization’s media and will not be made for use in resale; the images may advertise the work of other professionals signed herein whom contributed to the final work and will not be made for use in resale. There are no warranties, express or implied. The images are provided 'as is.'

In order to preserve and respect the quality of the works produced, the Photographer requests that if the Client or other parties herein choose to crop, modify, or reproduce any images from this photo session, they do so in a professional manner so as not to devalue the work. Maintaining the original composition is preferred unless the image is auto-adjusted by a website for proper display within its design. Also, the Photographer requests that if any images are made for public display by any of the authorized parties herein, those parties are requested to credit all artists that assisted in the production of those images.

Model release:

This contract also serves as a model release, giving the Photographer and the other professional artist(s) that contributed to the production of the images signed herein, the unalterable right to use the photographs from this session for advertising, promotion, exhibition, competition, and any other lawful purposes related directly to the organization(s). The Client recognizes and agrees that the Photographer and the other professional artist(s) herein may reproduce, publish (including internet), exhibit, and otherwise use images created without specific identification of persons or events contained within the images as samples of work to be shown to prospective clients, for instructional purposes, and as samples of work to be displayed for marketing or competition. The Client waives any right to inspect or approve these photographs or to the use in which they may be legally applied. The images will NOT be sold to or allowed for use by 3rd party organizations for profit or for advertisement without a separate service agreement between all parties.

This model release is binding on the Client, their legal representatives, heirs, and assigns.

Agreement:

The Client represents that he/she is 18 years of age or older and has proven so with proper identification.

This is a binding contract and incorporates the entire understanding between all parties herein. Any modifications of this contract must be in writing, signed by all parties, and attached to the original agreement. The Client initialing and signing will be fully responsible for ensuring that full compensation to the Photographer is made according to the terms of this contract. Compensation to other parties are not included in this contract and must be expressed in a separate service agreement between those parties. The Photographer waives all responsibility regarding compensation and/or agreements between those parties.

Local, State, and Federal Laws shall govern this Agreement. The Client assumes responsibility for all collection costs and legal fees incurred by the Photographer should enforcement of this contract become necessary.

In the event that any part of this contract is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of this contract shall remain valid and enforceable. Any failure by one or more parties to enforce a provision of this contract shall not constitute a waiver of any other portion or provision of this contract.

This document must be read and understood by all parties, all information filled out, all sections initialed where required, and signatures where required. The Photographer is not responsible for mistakes due to missing or incorrect information provided by the Client. The Photographer will retain the original document and the Client and other professional artists who assisted in the creation of these images will receive Digital Copies along with the images.

Agreement is not valid until signed by all parties.


General Public - Under 18 Years of Age


Photographer Responsibilities:

The Photographer will provide services for the dates, locations, and hours specified in this Agreement. Additional travel or coverage hours that are requested must be added “by agreement” to this document before any photographs or products are released to the Parent / Legal Guardian. The Photographer will make every reasonable effort to fulfill the services set forth by the Parent / Legal Guardian.

The Parent / Legal Guardian understands that there may be certain events the Photographer cannot control such as (but not limited to) weather, available light, time restrictions, and/or the willingness or capabilities of subjects; therefore, the Photographer cannot guarantee that all requested services be satisfied.

If the Photographer is unable to fulfill any or all of the services agreed upon in this document for reasons including (but not limited to) accident, fire, illness, theft, transportation difficulties, acts of God, technical problems, or that images are destroyed for reasons beyond the Photographer’s control, the Photographer’s limit of liability shall be for the reimbursement of a prorated amount of payment to the Parent / Legal Guardian based on services not fulfilled; the Photographer shall have no further liability with respect to this agreement.

The use of cameras (still and/or video) other than the Photographer’s is strictly prohibited during the Client’s session unless authorized prior to the session by the Photographer.

Payment:

The agreed upon compensation between the Parent / Legal Guardian and the Photographer is due in full at the time of the session unless previous arrangements have been approved with the Photographer.

Photo Selection and Editing:

The Photographer will apply his professional judgment and sole discretion to select and edit only the best images from the Client’s session. Images determined by the Photographer to be substandard or duplicated may be omitted and not available. Only the best images shall constitute those which will be available to the Parent / Legal Guardian.

Copyrights and Reproduction:

All photographs taken by the Photographer are the property of the Photographer and are protected by United States Copyright Laws (U.S. Code Title 17). Title, ownership, and all rights now and in the future, of and for the images remain exclusively with the Photographer. However, the Photographer does grant all parties signed herein a non-exclusive perpetual personal-use license. Personal use is defined in this document as a non-commercial use of the images for display on personal media, employer media, social media, and computers, or making image prints for personal use. None of the images may be resold, relicensed, or sub-licensed without express written consent from the photographer and usage by third parties outside this document is strictly prohibited. Limited commercial use of the images is authorized by the photographer and is described as follows: the images may advertise the likeness of a subject for promotional means only and will not be made for use in resale; the images may advertise the employment status of an employee for an organization upon that organization’s media and will not be made for use in resale; the images may advertise the work of other professionals signed herein whom contributed to the final work and will not be made for use in resale. There are no warranties, express or implied. The images are provided 'as is.'

In order to preserve and respect the quality of the works produced, the Photographer requests that if the Client or other parties herein choose to crop, modify, or reproduce any images from this photo session, they do so in a professional manner so as not to devalue the work. Maintaining the original composition is preferred unless the image is auto-adjusted by a website for proper display within its design. Also, the Photographer requests that if any images are made for public display by any of the authorized parties herein, those parties are requested to credit all artists that assisted in the production of those images.

Model release:

This contract also serves as a model release, giving the Photographer and the other professional artist(s) that contributed to the production of the images signed herein, the unalterable right to use the photographs from this session for advertising, promotion, exhibition, competition, and any other lawful purposes related directly to the organization(s). The Client recognizes and agrees that the Photographer and the other professional artist(s) herein may reproduce, publish (including internet), exhibit, and otherwise use images created without specific identification of persons or events contained within the images as samples of work to be shown to prospective clients, for instructional purposes, and as samples of work to be displayed for marketing or competition. The Client waives any right to inspect or approve these photographs or to the use in which they may be legally applied. The images will NOT be sold to or allowed for use by 3rd party organizations for profit or for advertisement without a separate service agreement between all parties.

This model release is binding on the Parent / Legal Guardian, their legal representatives, heirs, and assigns.

Agreement:

The Client is under 18 years of age and the Parent / Legal Guardian representing the Client must sign this form authorizing this photography session.

This is a binding contract and incorporates the entire understanding between all parties herein. Any modifications of this contract must be in writing, signed by all parties, and attached to the original agreement. The Parent / Legal Guardian initialing and signing will be fully responsible for ensuring that full compensation to the Photographer is made according to the terms of this contract. Compensation to other parties are not included in this contract and must be expressed in a separate service agreement between those parties. The Photographer waives all responsibility regarding compensation and/or agreements between those parties.

Local, State, and Federal Laws shall govern this Agreement. The Parent / Legal Guardian assumes responsibility for all collection costs and legal fees incurred by the Photographer should enforcement of this contract become necessary.

In the event that any part of this contract is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of this contract shall remain valid and enforceable. Any failure by one or more parties to enforce a provision of this contract shall not constitute a waiver of any other portion or provision of this contract.

This document must be read and understood by all parties, all information filled out, all sections initialed where required, and signatures where required. The Photographer is not responsible for mistakes due to missing or incorrect information provided by the Parent / Legal Guardian. The Photographer will retain the original document and the Parent / Legal Guardian and other professional artists who assisted in the creation of these images will receive Digital Copies along with the images.

Agreement is not valid until signed by all parties.


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