RESCHEDULING: If an illness or emergency situation prevents a photo session from taking place, clients may reschedule their session within 72 hours prior of their shoot without penalty. Should the client fail to give 72 hours notice or decide to completely cancel the shoot, the session is forfeited and will not be rescheduled.
Toria Germain Photography reserves the right to reschedule due to illness, weather, equipment malfunction, or other circumstances beyond their control.
ARCHIVE OF SESSION IMAGES: After 24 hours, all images will be purged from hard-drives utilized by Toria Germain Photography; except as needed for promotional purposes, to be determined by photographer at company’s sole discretion. Toria Germain Photography is not responsible for loss or damage to the digital files due to circumstances beyond the photographer's control.
COPYRIGHT AND PENALTY: Toria Germain Photography retains all copyrights to all images created during client’s session. A print release is included with digital files to print portraits for personal use up to designated size listed on print release. The print release does not allow publication of client portraits (i.e. entering in contests), selling or altering of client images without the photographer’s written permission. It is illegal to copy, scan, download, print, share, alter, or otherwise steal any image created by Toria Germain Photography during a client's photo session. This applies to "sneak peek" images, images posted in an online proofing gallery, blog, Facebook, or hard copy images. If a client misappropriated images via any method listed above, or any other method, the client will be invoiced for the cost of EACH digital image, at the current price per digital file by Toria Germain Photography. Digital images and prints purchased from Toria Germain Photography can only be used for personal use and not for commercial, political, or any for-profit uses. A separate commercial release can be purchased if the images need to be used for anything other than personal use. Sharing on personal social media pages, web pages, or blogs is allowable but credit and link back to www.toriagermainphotography.com is required.
DAMAGE: Toria Germain Photography is not responsible for the damage of portraits, printed products, or media after delivery to the client, including damage caused during transit by the United States Postal Services, FedEx, and/or United Postal Services via mail. Client assumes all responsibility for the safety of all photo products upon receipt.
LIABILITY: Toria Germain Photography is not responsible for any injuries inflicted upon any participating parties. Client(s) will be responsible for themselves and their child(ren), releasing Toria Germain Photography from any claims against the owner or this business.