Definitions: 

RFS: Red Forge Studios Ltd.

Client: The individual or organisation using the professional services of RFS.

Media: Any photograph, image, file, film, design or other material produced by RFS.

1. Agreement

The following represents the agreement between RFS and the Client, and renders any previous agreements void, unless subsequently expressly confirmed in writing and signed by both parties.

2. Licensing, Copyright, Use and Reproduction of Media

  1. Copyright and ownership of all media is retained, in perpetuity and in all territories, by RFS.
  2. Media is supplied with client-specific licence for use, which becomes active upon settlement of the relevant invoice.
  3. This licence, unless otherwise agreed in writing, will be valid for both digital and physical use of media, in perpetuity and in all territories.
  4. Resale of media by the Client to any third party is not permitted.
  5. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, RFS reserves the right, without restriction, to use any media for its own promotion, and to feature any media online or in print as part of their portfolio.

3. Booking and Cancellation

  1. Once both RFS and the Client have agreed a date in writing, a booking is considered confirmed, and the date reserved.
  2. Confirmed bookings, when cancelled within 48 hours of the shoot date, will be charged at 50% of the booked time.
  3. If, due to unavoidable reasons, for example injury or illness, RFS needs to reschedule a shoot, then every effort will be made to do so for a mutually suitable time.

4. Liability

  1. RFS will take great care with the storage and processing of media produced for the Client. If, for reasons beyond the control of RFS, media is lost or damaged, then liability is limited to the rescheduling of a shoot.
  2. RFS cannot accept any responsibility for the technical legality of content produced at the request of the Client. Issues regarding copyright, intellectual property, or use of trademarks, for example, are the sole responsibility of the Client, who must satisfy themselves that no such conflict exists.
  3. Following delivery, RFS accepts no responsibility for ongoing storage of media. The Client should ensure that media is backed up and securely stored.
  4. RFS is not liable, and accepts no responsibility for, third party usage rights, consents and model releases in connection with media produced for the client, unless as part of a pre-arranged agreement to organise specific elements of the shoot.

5. Payment

  1. Payment terms are strictly 28 days from the invoice date, unless otherwise agreed, in writing, prior to the commencement of the shoot.
  2. As stated in 2.b) above, media will only be licensed for use following the successful payment of the relevant invoice. Prior to this, no media may be published in any form, or for any purpose.
  3. Payment by bank transfer to the details supplied on the invoice.

6. Privacy

  1. RFS will not share or make available any Client contact information to any third parties, for any reason whatsoever, other than those necessary for the successful completion of the shoot, and only then with express permission of the Client.