TERMS OF USE

USE: On purchasing digital files the client accepts that Christie Lyn is granting you a non-exclusive personal use license to download the digital files that are subjected to the following: Unless the client is purchasing for commercial purpose, the license is for Personal Use Only. Personal use means non-commercial use of the photographs for display on personal websites, socials and image copies for personal use. The images or part thereof may not be used in any way whatsoever in which the client or third party will gain profit, collect fees, or receive any form of remuneration or recognition. The images may not be used in competitions, advertising, be re-edited, re-sold, re-licensed, or sub-licensed without speaking with Christie Lyn prior.


Should this license condition be breached, or any image taken by Christie Lyn Photography is re-edited or tampered with by a client or third party in any way whatsoever, under no circumstances are these files to be published online, in print or by any other means. They are not to be credited to Christie Lyn Photography. No responsibility will be taken by Christie Lyn Photography for files edited by any third party. Christie Lyn Photography will forward an invoice for any damages or costs that result from incorrect use of images.

Prior permission from Christie Lyn Photography may be requested under exceptional circumstances. Should permission be granted conditions will apply. 

Title and ownership, now and in the future, of and for the images remain exclusively with Christie Lyn Photography.

There are no warranties, express or implied. The Photographs are provided 'as is.' Christie Lyn Photography will not be liable for any third party claims or incidental, consequential or other damages arising out of this license or buyer's use of the Photographs.


CONSENT: The client consents that their name and the photographs taken and presented by this photographer may be used by Christie Lyn Photography for the purpose of display, portfolio, advertising, website or any publication, directory or forum; printed or online; to promote the studio or name. The Client also agrees that the images taken by Christie Lyn Photography can be used without additional compensation to them; the Client. If the Client does not consent to this item, Christie Lyn Photography must be notified in writing before the shoot. All respect will be given to a Clients' expressed request to non-consent.


COPYRIGHT: This Website and its contents are the property of Christie Lyn Photography and are subject to copyright under Australian law and through international treaties. No use of the Website or contents is permitted without Christie Lyn Photography's authorisation. By jurisdiction use of this site and the provision of services by Christie Lyn Photography are governed by and subject to Australian law. It is a condition of your use of this site that you submit to this jurisdiction. Any offers made on this site are available only to Australian residents.


DISCLAIMER: The information contained within this Website and on any Christie Lyn Photography’s products and services is of a general nature only. Changes may occur in circumstances at any time which may affect the accuracy or completeness of the information, so while Christie Lyn Photography has taken all reasonable care in producing this Website, it accepts no responsibility for any loss, expense or liability that you may incur from using or relying on the contents in this Website. Any legal rights and obligations which Christie Lyn Photography and you may have will be contained in the terms and conditions of contractual information issued to you.


DO NOT: Obtain images from this site via screen-shot, download or any other means of transfer for any personal, public, commercial or non-commercial purpose without purchase.


INDEMNITY: Christie Lyn Photography shall not be liable for any legal action, claims and/or damages resulting from or arising out of the publication of the images or any

other use by the Client. The Client shall indemnify the Photographer against any claims and/or damages against him including reasonable counsel fees arising from the Client’s use

of the Photographs and the Photographer’s use of the materials on the instructions of the Client.


PAYMENTS, FEES AND CHARGES: The Client shall pay all expenses referred to within the contract or quotation once signed and accepted. The Client shall pay invoices upon receipt unless otherwise specified in writing, with agreement from Christie Lyn Photography. All sessions require payment 50% of the total invoice to secure your booking. Full payment is otherwise required within 7 days of your session taking place.


CANCELLATION AND POSTPONEMENTS: The Client is responsible for payment of all expenses incurred up to the time of the cancellation. In addition, Christie Lyn Photography shall at her discretion be entitled to charge a cancellation fee equal to 30% of the invoiced fees which will be taken from the clients deposit. If notice or cancellation is given less than 48 hours before the shoot date, the Client will be charged 100% of the invoiced fees. Weather Postponements: Unless otherwise agreed, the Client will be charged 100% of the fee if the postponement is due to weather conditions on location, and 30% of the fee if postponement occurs before departure to the location. There is no additional charges for rescheduling.


LIMIT OF LIABILITY: Christie Lyn Photography takes the utmost care with respect to exposure, transportation, and processing the photographs. However, in the unlikely event that

Photographs have been lost, stolen, or destroyed for reasons within or beyond Christie Lyn Photography's control, Christie Lyn Photography’s liability is limited to the

return of all payments received for the images. The limit of liability for a partial loss of originals shall be a prorated amount of the images lost based on the percentage of total number of originals.


ARCHIVING: Christie Lyn Photography safely archives all works, images and bookings. However, in the case your images may be lost or damaged and you require a second copy of your images, understand these copies may not be archived and each photograph is unique and does not have an exact duplicate, it may be impossible to replace or recreate.


CLIENT MATERIALS: The Client accepts full responsibility for any materials they supply for use in the images and that the materials supplied are insured against loss, damage or liability.


SESSION TERMS: Sessions will be conducted at a location agreed upon by Christie Lyn Photography and the clients. Christie Lyn Photography will not trespass or use any property/locations that is considered unlawful to do so. Christie Lyn Photography is bound by any rules states for the property or location. If the Client wishes to shoot on private property it is the Clients soul responsibility to get authorization from the owner of the property. Christie Lyn Photography is not responsible for hazards at the location and the Client agrees to enter into the session at their own risk. No other photographers/videographers are allowed during the session unless agreed to in writing by Christie Lyn Photography. The clients or guest will refrain from taking cell phone images during the session unless agreed upon by Christie Lyn Photography.


THE SCHEDULE: Christie Lyn Photography's hooting schedule, style of working and experience are designed to achieve a great set of photos for the Clients, accomplished with good humor and enjoyed by all concerned. Both the Clients and Christie Lyn Photography therefore agree that punctuality and cheerful cooperation are essential to producing outstanding photographic results. In cases where the session does not run on time (for example, extreme lateness by one of the Clients arriving to the location) Christie Lyn Photography cannot guarantee to the normal set of images.


ENTIRE AGREEMENT: This agreement is the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter and no alteration, modification or interpretation hereof shall be binding unless in writing and signed by both parties. If the parties want to waive one provision of this agreement it does not mean that any other provision is also waived.


BREACHES: If the client breaches these terms and conditions in any way, Christie Lyn Photography will take action in which she deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website, invoicing for damages/loss, and/or bringing court proceedings against you.


LAW & JURISDICTION: These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with Australian Law. These terms of use may change from time to time, check before re-using any content from this website.


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