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Buying Terms

Alister Lynn Photographers

Terms & Conditions For The Sale Of Goods / Services To Businesses Or Consumers

We are: Alister Lynn & Co.
Our address is: Alister Lynn & Co.
35 High Street,
DG12 6AD,
United Kingdom
You are: visitor to Our Web Site / Our Customer

Ceremony Bookings :-

Provisional bookings - will be held for a time of one week awaiting receipt of your booking form/payment.

Booking Forms - Clients are responsible for any errors i.e.. Changes made due to miss-completion of the booking form, (wrong dates etc.) will incur a £50 charge.

Cancellation - In the event of cancellation up to six months prior to the wedding, a £50 cancellation fee shall be charged, all money paid for photography/video services, witnesses and Scottish piper will be returned. Wedding venues operate a no refund policy from the date of booking, this also applies to transport hire, kilt hire and wedding cakes and accommodation. There is a no refund policy for cancellation within three months

Marriage Notice Forms - These forms are legally required to be completed by the bride and groom. We do not accept any responsibility for your failure to complete and return them to The Registrar in time.

Marriage Schedule - The marriage schedule should be collected from The Registrar no sooner than seven days prior to the ceremony (so long as the legally required 15 days have been served). Please check opening times with individual registration office. This document must be presented to the Minister prior to the ceremony, failure to do so will result in postponement of your wedding.

Certificate of marriage shall be issued by the registrar. It is your responsibility to return the signed marriage schedule to The Registrar with three days of the ceremony.

Late arrival may result in postponement of your wedding. Ceremonies postponed until later the same day, subject to availability, will incur a £50 charge. No refund will be given for failure to complete the ceremony on the date. The marriage room is booked for half an hour, late arrival could result in a limited number of photographs inside the Wedding venue.

Postponing a wedding giving a minimum of 4 weeks notice will incur an administration charge of £50. The new date must be booked within 6 months. Postponing a wedding within 4 weeks will result in £75 charge.

We reserve the right to change the minister without notice.

Payments - All payments should be made in the time specified. Returned cheques will incur a fee of £12. Declined credit card transactions will incur a charge of £4.

Complaints - In the unlikely event you have a complaint against one of our outside services this will be steered directly to the individual company for resolve.

Photography :-

Deposit - A deposit of £50 is charged upon booking. This fee is deducted (in full) from the total price on completion of the contract.

Payments - The balance of fees due are to be paid on or before the date of the wedding. Payment for additional photographs to be made when these are ordered.

Display - I hereby allow the photographer to display any photograph included in this contract in his studio or portfolio.

Photographs - All photograph sizes are normal. The photographers will provide a pleasing colour balance but cannot guarantee exact colour matching. Owing to anomalous reflectance caused by a combination certain dyes and materials, especially man made fibers, is sometimes impossible to record on film the exact colour of materials as seen by the human eye.

Retouching - Retouching and artist finishing is available at an optional extra.

Re-orders - All re-orders shall be treated as an extension to this contract. No responsibility for error will be accepted unless orders are given in writing. Payment should accompany orders. Postage in due with each order

Copyrights - The 1988 Copyright Act assigns the copyright to the photographer. It is contrary to the act to copy or to allow to be copied any photographs covered by the contract.

Licence - The photographer shall be granted artistic licence in relation to the poses photographed and the location used. The photographers’ judgments regarding the locations, poses and number of photographs shall be deemed correct.

Prices - All services and / or goods are supplied at the prices ruling at the time of supply.

Force majeure - The due performance of this contract is subject to alteration or cancellation by the photographers owing to any cause beyond their control. In the unlikely event of total photographic failure or cancellation of this contract by the photographers liability shall be limited to a full refund of moneys paid.

Cancellation - In the event that the client cancels this contract at any time by giving written notice, the booking fee of £50 shall be forfeited. In addition, if notice of cancellation be received by the photographers less than 4 weeks prior to the appointment the clients would pay the photographers a sum equal to half the contract fee.

Complaints - In the unlikely event of an unresolved complaint the client may request the Master Photographers Association to conciliate.

Traveling - We reserve the right to add a traveling charge to attend full photography sessions out with a 25 mile radius. Attending an additional venue, outside Gretna for individual photographs (e.g.. cake) will incur a charge.

Delivery - Photographs should be ready for collection 7-10 days after the wedding. Postage can be arranged in the UK for £5, Europe £10 and rest of world £25. They shall be posted 7-10 days after the ceremony.

Next Day service when available can apply to weddings taking place Monday-Thursday for an extra charge of £45; this is a 24 hour service.

Same day service applies to ceremonies taking place Tuesday-Friday prior to 12.00noon, an extra charge of £55 will apply.

In the event we are unable to supply next day or same day albums, they shall be posted at the soonest possible time by Special Delivery (UK only).