Terms Of Service

Photography Services Terms & Conditions

Within the ensuing terms & conditions “Paul David Smith Ltd” trading as Paul David Smith Photography shall mean the author of the photograph or the Photographer. “The client(s)” shall be those persons or businesses who make a booking for photography services either verbally, through written request or signed contract. These terms and conditions cannot be varied in any way by the client(s) unless such conditions are expressly agreed by Paul David Smith Ltd in writing.

Image Copyright
An image includes a photograph, picture, design, artwork, negative, digital scan or any other item created by Paul David Smith Ltd.

Paul David Smith Ltd retains the rights to all images produced as part of its photography services offering. Unless otherwise stated in writing by Paul David Smith Ltd the images produced will be granted the client(s) with an “All Purpose, All Media” usage license which means they are free to use the images in any way you desire for as long as you desire and places no restrictions upon their personal usage.

Promotional Usage
The client(s) hereby allow(s) Paul David Smith Ltd to use any image produced for promotional purposes, including but not limited to website advertising, social media, brochures, magazine articles, sample albums etc.

Paul David Smith Ltd will cannot be held liable or accountable for malicious actions using these images by persons other than Paul David Smith Ltd employees.

Force Majeure or Act of God
Should Paul David Smith Ltd be unable to carry out the agreed services to circumstances beyond their control such as sudden illness, injury, victim of crime, flooding etc. liability shall be limited to a full refund of any fees paid.

Liability and Indemnity
Paul David Smith Ltd cannot be held responsible for any personal accidents during a photographic shoot, these are participated in at the client(s) own risk. Where work is defective for any reason, Paul David Smith Ltd’s liability (if any) shall be limited to rectifying such defect. Paul David Smith Ltd cannot be held responsible for and is not liable for any claims against them due to a delay in completing the work or transit of images.

Booking Fee
If a booking fee is charged by Paul David Smith ltd and agreed by the client by payment, then this booking fee shall be deducted from the final total of any payment owed. The booking fee secures the time and services of Paul David Smith Ltd and is non-refundable in the event of cancellation.

Refund Policy
Paul David Smith Ltd will not refund, nor accept the return of/refusal to pay charges for, any technically acceptable photograph supplied in any format.

Environmental Policy
We recognise that our business activities do have an impact on the environment by way of the use of raw materials, emissions to air and water and waste generation, and strive to minimise this impact as far as is reasonably practicable. You can find the Paul David Smith Ltd environmental policy by clicking here.

Please make any complaints in writing within 28 days of receipt of images to Paul David Smith Ltd, 46 Manor Road, Stilton, Peterborough, PE7 3XA. We cannot accept complaints via email.

Website Terms Of Service

PaulDavidSmith.co.uk is owned and operated by Paul David Smith Ltd. Your usage of the website is subject to the following Terms of Service, which you are deemed to accept by using the PaulDavidSmith.co.uk website.

Content & Copyright Ownership
Copyright ownership for all media and material on the PaulDavidSmith.co.uk website and Paul David Smith Photography social channels belongs to Paul David Smith Ltd, alternatively media and materials may be included with the permission of the owner of the rights. As a visitor to the PaulDavidSmith.co.uk website, you are entitled to download a single copy of any media or material for your own private viewing purposes only. No copying or distribution for any commercial purposes is permitted without our prior written consent from Paul David Smith Ltd.

By submitting media or materials to PaulDavidSmith.co.uk, you confirm that you own the copyright or that you have the permission of the owner to do so. You confirm that we are not under any obligation whatsoever to use any media or materials submitted. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you hereby grant to Paul David Smith Ltd a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, world-wide, non-exclusive Licence to use, amend, crop, adapt, modify and exploit any such media or material for any purpose which we may, at our sole discretion, see fit. You hereby waive any moral rights (or any similar, related rights) which you may have in or to such media or material.

Information and Availability
While Paul David Smith Ltd takes every care to ensure that all information on the PaulDavidSmith.co.uk website is accurate and complete, some data is supplied to Paul David Smith Ltd by third parties and we are unable to check its accuracy or completeness. You are advised to verify the accuracy of any information with the relevant parties before relying on it for any reason whatsoever.

Due to the inherent nature of web services and the Internet in general, errors interruptions and delays may occur in the service at any time due to circumstances beyond our control. Accordingly, PaulDavidSmith.co.uk is provided on a “as is” basis without any warranties of any kind and Paul David Smith Ltd does not accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in any interruption of availability or inaccuracy of information.

Links to Other Sites
PaulDavidSmith.co.uk links out to many different web domains of which we have no control over. Our privacy policy covers your usage of PaulDavidSmith.co.uk only and you should take the time to check the privacy policy of any domain you visit other than this website.

From time to time, Paul David Smith Ltd (or carefully selected third parties) may include competitions, promotions or other offers on PaulDavidSmith.co.uk. Each such offer, competition or promotion shall be subject to its own terms and conditions.

Privacy Policy
You can find the Paul David Smith Ltd privacy policy by clicking here.

It is possible that from time to time PaulDavidSmith.co.uk shall publish materials or information that may offend certain people. We recommend that such people do not visit the website any further in order to ensure continued offence does not occur. No responsibility is taken for any offense caused.

Nothing in these Terms of Use shall restrict or exclude any liability that Paul David Smith Ltd has to any party. These Terms of Use shall be governed by English law and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising in relation with PaulDavidSmith.co.uk.