1. Definitions

"Client" means any person, body of persons, firm, or company with whom The Final Photo enters into an agreement for the sale of goods or provision of services by Brandy Schafer.

“Home Use Rights” means that you can use the images for personal, non-transferable, and non-commercial uses. You may make as many prints as you like for yourself, or give them away as gifts. You may place low resolution (72dpi) copies of the images on your personal website for viewing as long as prints are not offered for sale, and credit is given to The Final Photo is included. You may also place low resolution (72dpi) copies of the images on social media websites with credit and acknowledgment to The Final Photo. No other person shall be authorized by you to use the images in any form whatsoever. You agree to be held personally liable for the actions of any person who receives an image directly, or indirectly, from you. You may not sell the image files or prints produced from the files whether in original form or after any amount of alteration. No persons may not use the image files as a basis for the creation of any artwork if that artwork is to be used for any commercial purpose. No rights to these images may be transferred to any other person or company, whether for profit or as a gift. The images may not be displayed or printed in any commercial media, for any purpose whatsoever, without written permission from the photographer. If you have a question about any specific usage, please contact the photographer to ask for clarification or permission before proceeding with such use.

2. Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

All contracts and transactions between The Final Photo and the client whether made orally or in writing are subject to these terms and conditions, which shall be deemed to be incorporated into any contract between The Final Photo and all or any of its clients.

3. Copyright and Ownership

All images are copyrighted © 2002-2021 The Final Photo

In accordance with the copyright laws, any and all images appearing in The Final Photo web site, www.thefinalphoto.net, all social media pages associated with The Final Photo, consisting of but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and Flickr, as well as any images photographed and captured are the exclusive property of Brandy Schafer and are protected under the United States and International Copyright laws.

Copyright and ownership of images taken by The Final Photo will always be retained by Brandy Schafer. Unless given written authorization of “Home Use Rights”, the client is forbidden by law from copying any images created by The Final Photo and agrees that all photographic reprints, digital duplications, or copies of any type made from images created by The Final Photo shall only be carried out by The Final Photo. The images may not be reproduced, printed, copied, transmitted, or manipulated without the written permission of Brandy Schafer.  The use of any image as the basis for another photographic concept, illustration, or reproduction (digital, artist-rendered, or alike) is a violation of the law and is strictly prohibited.  The license to reproduce such images is granted to the client on the understanding that all invoices are paid within The Final Photo stated payment terms.

Reproduction rights (if and when granted) are strictly limited to the use specified on the invoice. An agreement must be reached with The Final Photo before the pictures are used for a different purpose or after the license has expired. The Final Photo reserves the right to charge an additional fee if the photographs are used for purposes other than what is shown on the invoice.

All original digital files created by The Final Photo remain the property of Brandy Schafer. The Final Photo will ensure that all such materials are stored safely for the client and make them available for future reproduction in return for the relevant fee.

The Final Photo reserves the right to make reproductions of images created during assignments for marketing, promotional, competition, and editorial purposes.  The Final Photo reserves the right to use images from events, permitting the subject captured does not object in accordance with the law.

4. Exclusivity

If a booking is made where The Final Photo is to be paid solely by monies received at an event from the sale of photographs, The Final Photo reserves the right to have exclusive photography rights for the assignment. This includes photographs either being offered for sale or free of charge, by any other photography company both at the event or via a website afterward. This also includes press and other media photographers.

5. Fees and Expenses

All prices quoted to the client apply only to the original job description and specifications given to The Final Photo by the client. The Final Photo reserves the right to make additional charges for fees and expenses should these descriptions or specifications differ or change before or during the assignment.

6. Confidentiality

The Final Photo acknowledges that in the performances of the services, he may receive information from the client which is designated by the client as confidential. Upon request from the client, we agree to keep this information secret and not to disclose such information to other parties except as required by law.


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