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Terms & Conditions

Definitions:
The website – relates to Phototraining4U Ltd T/A The Photographer Academy
The Photographer Academy – relates to Phototraining4U Ltd T/A The Photographer Academy

Membership
Start Date
The terms take effect on the date you agree to them by completing the information requested to pay for membership to The Photographer Academy.

Payment Terms
Either 12 months or monthly Membership will be paid at the time of registration to The Photographer Academy. The fee includes access to online videos for viewing via the site only and includes access to additional features added during the course of the paid period of time.

Money Back Guarantee/Cancelation Policy - The Photographer Academy Monthly Members must cancel within the first 7 days of registration/renewal to receive a full monthly refund.
The Photographer Academy Yearly Members must cancel within the first 7 days of registration/renewal to receive a full refund. After 7 day’s refunds will be pro rata.

After the 7 day period a admin charge of £10 + vat at current rate is chargeable.
100% Money back guarantee can only be applied once per person, per company.

The subscription is determined by The Photographer Academy and we reserve the right to make changes without notice, due to market conditions, manufacturer or supplier product discontinuation.

The Photographer Academy member is responsible for payment of the annual fee at the time of renewal. If at any time a credit card charge is refused or a payment due is not made by the Member, The Photographer Academy may, at its sole discretion, immediately suspend or terminate the Membership.

Although every care will be taken to prevent downtime, Members will not be entitled to credit or a refund for times if The Photographer Academy is experiencing any downtime or is otherwise unavailable.

The Photographer Academy Member is responsible for and must provide all computer, telephone and other equipment and services necessary to access the site. In addition, The Photographer Academy Members are responsible for any access charges incurred through on-line services, telephone companies, or Internet service providers used in obtaining access to the site.

Under 18’s - Will not have access to any videos from the knowledge bank which contains nudity. All under 18’s must have parental consent to be a member.

Affiliates - All affiliate payments will be paid after 60 days to comply with PayPal and Worldpay refund regulations. Payments will be made to the PayPal email address registered to a members account and will be paid on a monthly basis if the balance reaches the minimum pay out threshold of £75. Any payments unclaimed will not be re-issued.

Termination by The Photographer Academy Member
You may terminate your membership to The Photographer Academy at any time which also terminates these Terms. To terminate membership, you can either notify us or let your membership expire at the renewal date. After receipt of your termination notice your Photographer Academy account will revert to Freeview. No refund will be given if you decide to terminate membership midway through your year’s subscription. Members will be responsible for cancelling their Paypal and/or Worldpay renewals also.

Termination by The Photographer Academy
The Photographer Academy may terminate your Membership at any time in the event of a breach of this Agreement by the The Photographer Academy Member or anyone accessing The Photographer Academy using the Member’s User Name. The Photographer Academy, at its sole discretion, may also terminate this Agreement at any time without cause, and may suspend access to The Photographer Academy with or without notice, to any user. No refund will be given.

Member Responsibilities
The Photographer Academy Member may not authorize any minors or adults to access their Member account. The Member is responsible for supervising any activity using the Member’s User Name and accepts any actions taken that affect the Member’s account by a minor.

The Photographer Academy Member is responsible for keeping their password and account details confidential. The Member agrees to notify The Photographer Academy of any unauthorized use of the Member’s password or account or any other security breach.

The Photographer Academy will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from the Member’s failure to comply with these provisions.

The Photographer Academy Special Offers

Valid for 1 year from day of purchase. Purchase must be completed from the special offer page. Special offer can not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.  No cash alternatives will be offered. Cannot be redeemed for any other offers. This offer and prices are subject to change without notice. NO refunds will be issued to any existing memberships. Existing members If you take the offer it will be a new membership valid for a year from today. The new membership will be a second subscription and the existing subscription will need to be cancelled by you with WorldPay or PayPal so you do not end up paying us twice.

The Big Photo UK Tour 2017

Booking fee is non refundable. The Headshot DVD download worth £69 will only be issued to attendees at the live events.

Upgrades

When you purchase an upgrade it is a recurring subscription and the subscription will renew at the full annual renewal price. An Academy Pro membership renews at £79 and an Academy Business membership renews at £99.

Academy Pro VIP

When you purchase an Academy Pro VIP membership it is a recurring subscription and will renew at the full annual academy pro renewal price. An Academy Pro membership renews at £79.

Copyright
All videos and photographs produced for The Photographer Academy site remain the copyright of The Photographer Academy and Mark Cleghorn Photography Ltd

Changes To This Service
The Photographer Academy may make changes to the site content without prior notice although all attempts will be made to place a site notice of any necessary work to be undertaken.

Personal Information
On some of The Photographer Academy Web pages you can order products and make requests with reference to site content. The types of information collected at these pages are name, address, contact and billing information, transaction, and credit card information. All personal Information we collect from you to complete transactions and process any of your online purchases are used to communicate back to you, update you on our service and benefits, to provide you with information regarding our products and promotions, to support your use of our services only. You always have the right to choose whether or not to provide information about yourself to The Photographer Academy. If you choose not to provide such information, you may be restricted on what is accessible on the site and will not be informed of any upcoming events.

Members can abstain from receiving newsletter and updates by clicking the unsubscribe link in any email sent from The Photographer Academy. NB – this cannot be reversed once activated.

Credit cards and Online Payments
The Photographer Academy does not store any Credit/Debit card numbers. They are only used to process payments via Worldpay/Paypal and are not retained for any purpose. The information may be disclosed only to our staff and to third parties involved in the completion of any transaction or the delivery of orders placed.

Support
If you experience any queries or problems please contact support@thephotographeracademy.com who will aim to respond to your query within 24 hours. If during office hours support may be contacted via the contact number found on the website.

Terms & Conditions for Photo Sharing

Thanks for checking out the terms and conditions that cover The Big Photo & The Photographer Academy use of your photographs and images. We’ll refer to these terms and conditions as “Terms.” The full Terms are laid out below. However, make sure you read the entire thing before agreeing to it.

1. Terms

By submitting a photograph to us or by otherwise agreeing to our use of a photograph according to these Terms, you agree that you have read and fully understand these Terms and will comply with them in their entirety.

2. Copyright

Don’t give us photographs that you didn’t take yourself or don’t have permission to give to us. You represent and warrant that you have taken the photograph yourself and own the copyright in the photograph, or have received the express permission of the copyright owner to have the photograph used and shared by us in accordance with these Terms.

3. Permission of any Person Pictured

Make sure that you have permission to take the photograph of any and all people appearing in the photograph and have their permission to have their image and name used by us. If any people pictured are minors, you must obtain their parent or guardian’s express permission to have their image and name used by us. You represent and warrant that you have express permission of everyone who appears in the photograph (and their parent or guardian, if applicable) to be photographed and have the photograph and their names used and shared by The Big Photo & The Photographer Academy in accordance with these Terms. Before obtaining their permission and sharing the photo with us, send them a copy of or a link to these Terms.

4. The Big Photo & The Photographer Academy use of Photographs and Content

You keep all of your ownership rights to any photograph or other content but give us permission to use the photograph as determined by us. By submitting, or otherwise agreeing to our use of, a photograph or other content, including but not limited to photo captions, your name, and the names of any person appearing in the content (collectively, “Content”), you grant us the worldwide, unrestricted, royalty-free, irrevocable, sub-licensable right to (a) publish, publicly display and perform, modify, edit, alter and otherwise use the Content in whole or in part, without further consent, review or participation from you, for any purpose throughout the world (including commercial and promotional) in any medium or format now existing or hereafter created, including but not limited to print or recorded material, websites, and social media platforms; and (b) use your name, commentary, and other information about you in connection with the Content. We reserve the right to use, not use, or discontinue using any Content in our sole discretion at any time. 

5. The content You Submit

You agree not to submit any Content that:

  • A. Infringes any intellectual property rights of any other person or third party, including but not limited to copyright and trademark.
  • B. Defames or invades the privacy or publicity rights of any person, living or deceased, or infringes upon any person’s or third party’s personal, property, or other right.
  • C. Is inappropriate, sexually explicit, harassing, abusive, harmful, violent, or otherwise objectionable or offensive in any way.
  • D. Contains any virus, worm, corrupt file, or other forms of malicious code or content that may harm a website or computer.
  • E. Violates any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation.

6. Conflict Resolution, Waiver, and Indemnity

If you have a disagreement with us or think any of your Content has been used without your permission or in violation of your rights, let us know so that we can try to work it out. You can reach us here:

Email: support@thephotographeracademy.com
Mail: Phototraining4U Ltd T/A The Photographer Academy, Trinity Church Studios, Trinity Street, Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, CF62 7EU, United Kingdom

You irrevocably waive all rights and agree to release and hold harmless The Big Photo & The Photographer Academy from any and all claims, costs, expenses, damages, causes of action and/or liabilities, of any nature, whether direct or indirect, known or unknown, forseen or unforeseen, arising out of or relating to the Content, including but not limited to defamation; invasion of the rights of privacy or publicity; violation or any moral or artist rights; personal injury, damage to property, or any other similar matter. You further agree to indemnify, defend, and hold The Big Photo & The Photographer Academy harmless from any claim or cause of action related to your violation of any these Terms & Conditions.

7. Enforceability

If any provision of these Terms & Conditions are deemed invalid, illegal or otherwise unenforceable then that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary, and the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.

8. Definition

When we refer to “The Big Photo” or “The Photographer Academy” or “us” or “our” or “we” in these Terms & Conditions, we mean The Photographer Academy and its affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, sub-licensees and assigns.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our privacy policies or any other matter, please contact us at support@thephotographeracdemy.com.


Effective Date

June, 2017