GLOBAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE

Thank you for visiting Karine Majet Photographe website. By purchasing a photo session or placing an order on my www.karinemajet.com website, you accept the Global terms and conditions of sale set forth below. Please read through my terms thoroughly. These items may be updated at any time; please check back for updates. These Global terms and conditions of sale govern all photography sessions and products you enter into a contract with Karine Majet photograph. The SIRET number of SAS KARINE MAJET PHOTOGRAPHE  company is 807 987 664 00016. The “Photographer” is Karine Majet. “The Client” is any person or company with whom the photographer enters into a contract for the sale of goods or provision of services by the photographer. It is important that the Client reads and fully understands this document as it establishes the working relationship between the Parties.

1. ORDERS

Karine Majet photograph specializes in studio and outdoor photography, for private and public events. You can get some information on the website www.karinemajet.com. The Global terms and conditions of sale and Sale Contract are indivisible. Variations to these Global terms and conditions of sale shall only be effective if accepted and agreed by the Photographer in writing. Parents are eighteen (18) or more of age. They accept that Karine Majet photograph takes images of their children. If one of the parents is younger than eighteen (18), he/she shall ask his / her parent to sign Sale contract and accept Global terms and conditions of sale.

2.CONTACT

You can contact Karine Majet photograph :

  • Page « contact » on the web site www.karinemajet.com
  • Email : contact@karinemajet.com
  • Mail : SAS Karine Majet photographe, 2 rue Georges Clémenceau, 78220 VIROFLAY, FRANCE
  • Phone : +33762177979

3. BOOKING

You can book a photography session by email (cf.  “2. Contact”), under the condition that the Photographer is available. The booking will be effective, after the Photographer gets both Sale contract signed and payment of one hundred (100) euros deposit. When it is completed, the Photographer sends an email to the Client to let her / him know that the photography session is booked, with all the information about the date, place and hour. The Photographer also sends some information such as “What to wear guide”.

If the Photographer has not received the contract and the payment within ten (10) days after she sent the contract by email, she can cancel the session without notice.

For newborn sessions, parents should inform the Photographer by email or SMS of the baby’s birth, with a maximum of two (2) days after the birth, to be able to do the photo session before the baby’s twelveth (12th) day (cf. « 2. Contact »). If the Photographer is not informed by that time, the photo session may occur after the first twelve (12) days of the baby.

Photo sessions are from Monday to Friday, including bank holidays.

4. PAYMENT TERMS

PHOTO SESSIONS

Deposit is due at the time of booking in order to secure your date. For multiple sessions such as 2 session Pack (newborn + 1 year) the payment of the two (2) sessions are due at the time of booking to get the special package price.

  • Cash is only possible in the photograph’s studio. There is no discount if you pay in cash.
  • Bank transfer : You should pay one (1) month before the shooting. Please indicate your name for the bank transfer.
  • Cheque : You should pay one (1) month before the shooting. Please send the cheque to the adress indicated in (2. Contact) to SAS KARINE MAJET PHOTOGRAPHE. We only accept cheques from banks located in France.

If the Photographer receives uncovered cheque or transfer, the photo session will be automatically cancelled. No discount for anticipated payment. When the due date stated on the invoice has passed, a penalty for delay will only be applied, calculated on the basis of the legal interest rate (the legal interest rate is indicated on invoice).

5. PRICING

The prices of sessions and products are stated on the web site (extract) and in the catalog. Prices are in euros (€) TTC (price including taxes). TVA is non-applicable (article 293-B of Code Général des Impôts – France). Prices are subject to change without notice. Prices will be honoured at the time of booking. The Catalog is the only official document (sent by email after a photo session). If there was a mistake on the website, the Photographer apologizes. The Client can cancel the order if the price does not fits him / her.

6. PHOTOGRAPY SESSION

The photo session will take place in Viroflay (2 rue Georges Clémenceau, 78220 VIROFLAY) or within 3 miles from Viroflay (for outdoor photo session). The photographer can also have a photo sessions further than 3 miles from Viroflay, with payment of on location fee.

Studio photo sessions are limited to six (6) people. If you are more than six (6) people, the photo session can take place in a park or on location.

The client is respectful of the time of the appointment. The session will not last longer, even if the client has an excusable delay. It is strictly forbidden to take pictures during the session (with a camera, smartphone, ipad …). The Photographer can decide to cancel a session, if the client is not OK with this point and is not respectful of the Photographer’s work during the session. There will be no refund from the Photographer. Only the people who will participate to the photography session can be present. If siblings are present, the Photographer will start the session with them. After thirty (30) minutes, a person should come and get them.

7. DIGITAL FILES

PICTURES

After a photography session :

  • Within one (1) week (time period given for reference only), the Photographer will download non-edited pictures in the Client private galery.
  • Then, the Client chooses the files he/she wants, directly from the online Client area. The Client has the entire responsibility choosing the right pictures. On error, please contact the photographer as soon as possible. If the order is already passed, the Client can purchase some additional files.
  • These files, because of their custom nature, cannot benefit of the use the right to withdraw (article 121-20-2 of Code de la Consommation).
  • Edited pictures are on download, with a maximum of four (4) weeks after the Photographer has received the selection from the Client (time period given for reference only). You can also ask for a USB key which will be sent to you on location (in option).
  • The Client should select the pictures within three (3) months after the photo session. After that, if the pictures are deleted or deteriorated, the Photographer is not responsible.
  • If delivery issues, please go to “16. Delivery”.
  • The Photographer is not responsible if the USB key is lost. The Client can order another USB key if needed.

The Photographer only gives edited files. She reserves the right to destroy raws, three (3) months after the session has occurred. The Clients gets high resolution jpeg.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Additionnal services can be added. To get further information on price and availability of these services, please read Sale contract.

  • digital album for smartphone and tablet
  • digital birth annoucement
  • musical slideshow

8. ARTISTIC TREATMENT

The Client is aware of Karine Majet photograph artistic touch. He / she agrees with the Photographer’s style and cannot refuse the final images on a mere artistic disagreement. The Client also takes into account that the Photographer’s style may change. The Client can have a look at portfolio galleries which are available on www.karinemajet.com to have a current view of her style.

9. COOLING OFF PERIOD

In case of distant purchase, after the Photographer has sent the Client an email to confirm the booking, the Client as a cooling off period of fourteen (14) days during which he has the right to cancel the Sale contract without any charge.

The Client may exercise that right by contacting the Photographer by registered mail (cf. “2.contact”) : Lettre recommandée avec avis de reception.   However, the cooling off period is not available for custom products (such as albums, canvas or prints) or if the Client asks the Photographer to edit some more digital images.   Standard letter for cancellation: “We [your first name, last name, address, telephone and email] …………………………………………………, want to cancel [name of the photo session OR gift card] ………………………………………………………………, which was planned on [date of the photo session] …………………………………………………………….. and booked on [date of the booking] ……………………………………………………………………………, paid by [credit card, bank transfer, cheque n°……. or cash]. Date, sign and keep a copy.   The photographer will pay off within fourteen (14) days by cheque.   If a Client wants a photo session within fourteen (14) days, he can mention it on the Sale contract and give up the right to withdraw.

10. CANCELLATION AND RESCHEDULING

CANCELLATION

If the Client cancels a photo session after the cooling off period, no refund will be done. This is also the case with gift voucher.

If cancelled, the Client will have to pay for the items that have been prepared for the photo session (balloons, cake, flowers …)

RESCHEDULING

Photo sessions may be rescheduled due to illness or injury. If you need to reschedule, please contact the photographer at least the day before the photo session (8.00 pm) by email or SMS (cf. « 2. Contact »). If you suspect your baby is unwell, please do not proceed with the session and reschedule for another time. There is no charge to reschedule due to illness or injury. However, if you cancel the photo session after, there will be seventy (70) euros charge for rescheduling.

11. FORCE MAJEURE

If the Photographer is not able to do the photo session, in the case of force majeure or illness, Karine Majet Photograph can cancel the session, without having to pay any damages to the Client. If the session can be postponed, the Photograph will organize a new session, according to the Client’s schedule. If the session cannot be postponed (maternity session, for instance), the Photographer will refund the Client or will give the Client a list of Photographers to contact in Paris and its surroundings.

12. TECHNICAL ISSUES

If the Photographer is not able to do the photo session, in case of technical issues (computer, camera, electric issues …) the Photograph will refund the Client, without having to pay any damages.

13. COPYRIGHT

In accordance with 11th march, 1957 law dealing with copyright and by Le code de la propriété intellectuelle, the copyright of all images created by the Photographer is owned by the Photographer. Karine Majet photograph retains all copyright benefit for all images created by her, forever. Copyrights for art (including photographs) do not expire. Unless the Photographer gives written authorization, the Client is forbidden by law to copy any images created by the photographer and agrees that all photographic reprints, digital duplications or copies of any type made from images created by the Photographer, shall only be carried out by the Photographer. The license to reproduce such images is granted to the Client. The Photographer reserves the right to make reproductions of images created during assignments for marketing, promotional, competition and editorial purposes.

Karine Majet photographe will use the images:

  • in documents for clients such as catalog, pricelist or what to wear guide
  • to promote her work through her website, social medias (ex: Facebook) or partner’s websites.
  • publication of books or magazines
  • exhibitions, photo contests. It includes a reproduction right for catalog, media kit, local, international and specialised press, poster, postcards …
  • on any kind of support, such as CD, DVD, book or any other support to come.

14. PRODUCTS

The Photographer attempts to be as accurate as possible in her pricing, as well as her typographical and photographical depictions of products for sale; however, the Photographer cannot guarantee that product descriptions, pricing or any other content on www.karinemajet.com  is accurate, complete, or current. All products should be paid at the time of the ordering. No cooling off period is available for custom products (article 121-20-2 of Code de la Consommation). Delivery charges vary by location, if you choose a location outside France métropolitaine.

15. ONLINE SHOP

The Client can order products (albums, prints, canvas …) from the online shop. All products should be paid at the time of the ordering. No cooling off period is available for custom products (article 121-20-2 of Code de la Consommation). The Client has the entire responsibility choosing the right products. On error, please contact the photographer as soon as possible. If the order is already passed, the Client can purchase some additional items.

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16. ON LOCATION FEE

Photo session takes place in Viroflay (78) or withing 3 miles from Viroflay. The Client can ask for on location photo session (within twelve (12) miles around Viroflay (78) with On location fee. The price is set on maternity, newborn and baby family pages. For any location further than twelve (12) miles, please contact the photographer.

17. DELIVERY

The Photographer is not responsible for any delay in delivery caused by the unavailability of someone to take personal delivery of the Products. It is the Client’s responsibility to contact the post office or relevant courier company as applicable to arrange the delivery of products that could not be delivered because you were unavailable.

18. GIFT VOUCHER

The Client can offer a gift voucher for a photography session. Gift vouchers can be purchased with cheque and bank transfer or in cash (directly at the photographer’s studio, by appointment). The gift card is sent to the Client’s location. The gift voucher can be used up to one (1) year after the purchase. Make sure to contact the Photographer two (2) months before the deadline, particularly during holidays. If delivery issues, please go to “17. Delivery”.

19. SPONSORSHIP

Karine Majet photographe offers “Bon de parrainage” for any Client that recommends the photographer to a friend or family member.   Sponsorship :

  • The sponsor gets one (1) free digital image for each first session achieved by the person they have introduced
  • The person introduced gets one (1) free digital image on his / her first session.

The Client has the entire responsibility giving first name and last name of his / her sponsor to the photographer. There can be only one sponsor for each new client.

20. DIGITAL FILE STORAGE

The Photographer shall keep the digital files for one (1) year, after the session. In case of issues beyond her control (HDD issue, fire …), she cannot be held responsible.

21. DIGITAL FILES

In order to preserve digital files, the Client can make a copy on HDD or on USB key. The Client can also ask for a USB key to Photographer (in option).

22. PRINTS

If the Client decides to print the images, he should refuse any “automatic retouch”. The Photographer is not responsible for the quality of these prints.

23. AMENDMENT

The Photographer reserves the right to amend these Global terms and conditions of sale without prior notice. The new prices and terms will apply for new orders or complementary orders.

24. PRIVATE

Karine Majet photographe is under strict obligation to keep Client’s personal information private. The information requested by the Photographer are only used for management and administrative purposes. In accordance with January, the 6th 1978 law (relative à l’informatique et aux libertés) modified in 2004, you can contact the Photographer to get some information on your personal data. You can also refuse the photographer to use your personnal data.

25. APPLICABLE LAW

All sessions and product sales are subject to French law. In case of disagreement, the Client and the Photographer can contact the Paris commercial court, which is the only competent court.

Updating : 2018/05/10