TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF COMMISSIONING AND REPRODUCTION OF PICTURES FROM V1IMAGES AVIATION MEDIA
1. Terms and Definitions:
(a) picture includes a photograph, images, transparency, negative, digital scan, design, artwork, painting, montage drawing, engraving or any other item which may be offered for the purposes of reproduction;
(b) reproduction includes any form of publication or copying of the whole or part of any picture and whether or not altered by printing, photography, slide projection (whether or not to an audience) xerography, artist’s reference, artist’s illustration, layout or presentation, electronic or mechanical reproduction or storage by any other means;
(c) the Photographer (otherwise known as Group Photographers listed here) are the Author of the photographs.
(d) the Client is the person or organisation to whom the invoice is addressed (whether or not the Client is acting for a third party);
(e) v1images Aviation Media administers the licensing of the works of the Group Photographers listed here. v1images Aviation Media is a company registered in England;
(f) These terms and conditions represent the entirety of the agreement between v1images Aviation Media and the Client. Any variation is only applicable when agreed in advance and in writing;
2. Copyright and Ownership of Materials:
(a) The entire copyright in the pictures is retained by the Photographer at all times throughout the world and is administered by v1images Aviation Media;
(b) Title to all photographs remains the property of the Photographer;
(c) Images will be licensed for use for a specified period. When the License to Use has expired, the images should be returned to the Photographer and a written undertaking given that all digital files have been destroyed. The Client is expected to comply with this requirement within 30 days of expiration of the License to Use. The v1images Aviation Media reserves the right to make an additional charge for continued use after this period;
(d) The Photographer, as administered by v1images Aviation Media, supplies the technical and artistic ability to illustrate an idea photographically, and sells the right to reproduce those pictures in a given context. No property or copyright in any pictures shall pass to the Client whether on its submission or on v1images Aviation Media’s grant of reproduction rights in respect thereof;
(e) v1images Aviation Media Group Photographers asserts both their moral right to be identified as the author of their work and the right to a credit is asserted in accordance with sections 77 and 78 of Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988;
(f) Unless otherwise agreed in writing if any picture reproduced by the Client omits the copyright notice or credit line specified by v1images Aviation Media any fee payable by the Client shall be subject to an increase specified by v1images Aviation Media, and in any event an increase of not less than 25%.
3. Use and Reproduction:
(a) The License to Use only comes into effect once full payment of the invoice has been made. No use may be made of the images until full and final payment – including any late payment charges that may have been levied – has been received by v1images Aviation Media;
(b) Permission in writing may be granted for image use before payment, however this permission will be immediately revoked if payment of the invoice is not made by the timescale stated on the invoice;
(c) Reproduction rights (if and when granted) are strictly limited to the use and period of time specified on v1images Aviation Media’s invoice. An agreement must be reached with v1images Aviation Media before the pictures are used for a different purpose or after the licence to use has expired;
(d) Reproduction rights are not issued exclusively to the Client except when specified on the invoice;
(e) Reproduction rights granted are personal to the Client and may not be assigned, nor may any picture submitted to the Client be loaned or transferred to third parties save for the purpose of the exercise by the Client of such reproduction rights;
(f) Any reproduction rights granted are by way of licence and no partial or other assignment of copyright shall be implied;
(g) v1images Aviation Media reserves the right to refuse to supply or grant a reproduction licence to a third party when requested to do so by the Client;
(h) In the case of printed publications, three copies of the relevant pages containing any picture supplied are to be furnished to v1images Aviation Media free of charge within two weeks. In other media, evidence of use must be made available if requested;
(i) On the Client’s death or bankruptcy or (if the Client is a company) in the event of a Resolution, Petition or Order for winding up being made against it, or if a Receiver is appointed, v1images Aviation Media may at any time thereafter inspect any records, accounts and books relating to the reproduction of its pictures to ensure that the pictures are being used only in accordance with the reproduction rights granted to the Client.
4. Standard Editorial Use Fee’s:
(a) The standard rates v1images Aviation Media use for Editorial Use in specialist magazines/publications are as Follows:
i) Cover Shot – £195
ii) Full Single Page – £95
iii) Double Page/Centre Spread – £145
iv) Half Page – £65
v) Under Half a Page – £35
vi) Website Single Use (including single post on any social media platform) – £20
(b) Rates v1images Aviation Media use for Editorial Use in Local/National Newspaper publications will be the standard rate that publication offers only if permission in writing is granted in advance of usage.
(c) Permission in writing must be granted to work with us using different Editorial Fee’s specific to the clients publication. All usage is subject to the bylline/credit of v1images.com/Photographer Name. Any unauthorised usage will lead to custom invoice been issued for payment within 14 days using rates as perscribed by the National Union of Journalists and Getty Images to form the basis of price.
5. Definitions of Reproduction Rights:
The following terms are used when describing the reproduction rights granted by v1images Aviation Media and the Photographer to the Client:
(a) Internal Use only: The right to use the pictures only within a company for non-commercial purposes; publication in a free in-house magazine not normally available to the public; exhibition within the Client’s premises; editorial use in the Client’s intranet site;
(b) PR and Press distribution: The right to use the pictures as described in 4(a); plus a licence for third parties to reproduce such pictures in print or electronic media in an editorial context where no fee has been paid to guarantee publication;
(c) Specified Use Only: The right to use the pictures once only for the purpose as described on the invoice;
(d) Editorial: One reproduction only of pictures supplied within one print edition of the specified title in an editorial context only.
6. Booking and Cancellation:
(a) The Client will be required to complete a Booking Form, on receipt of the booking form, v1images Aviation Media will send an email as confirmation. The booking will then be considered Confirmed.
(b) Once the Client has made a booking for a specific time and date and this date/time has been Confirmed, v1images Aviation Media will not accept any other work from other clients for those times and dates;
(c) As a result, once a booking is Confirmed, if it is subsequently cancelled, a cancellation fee will be charged to the client according to the following schedule: (i) When a client cancels a confirmed booking within 10 business days of any confirmed date, an administration fee of £20.00 (Excl. VAT) will be charged; (ii) When a client cancels photography within less than 10 days business of any confirmed date, a fee of 20% of the booked time rate will be charged. (iii) In addition to this cancellation fee, the client will be charged for any expenses already incurred by v1images Aviation Media.
7. Payment Terms:
(a) Our payment terms are strictly net 28 days (four weeks) unless agreed in advance and in writing;
(b) If payment is not made in accordance with (a) above then v1images Aviation Media may rescind any Agreement and recover damages, or, at its option, may exercise its statutory right to interest under the Late Payment Of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998;
(c) A fee of £17 (excluding VAT) will be made for each account reminder, duplicate invoice, or any other paperwork, correspondence or phone calls involved with the pursuance of a debt. This fee is non-refundable, and represents the additional time spent pursuing overdue invoices;
(d) The Client’s right to reproduce a picture arises only when v1images Aviation Media’s invoice relating to the grant of such right is fully paid (including interest charges levied on late payment of the invoice or invoices). Any reproduction before payment of the invoice constitutes an infringement of rights and a breach of this Agreement entitling v1images Aviation Media to rescind the Agreement and rendering the Client liable for the payment of damages;
(e) If any invoice issued to the Client is not paid by the Due Date, then all unpaid invoices issued to the Client become due of immediate effect, even if it is less than 28 days from the issue date, and that v1images Aviation Media may consider these invoices as overdue when pursuing legal action for the recovery of said debts;
(a) v1images Aviation Media will edit every take and deliver what it considers to be the best of every situation covered;
(b) Unless a rejection fee has been agreed in advance, there is no right to reject on the basis of style, composition or editing.
9. Liability and Indemnity:
(a) While v1images Aviation Media takes all reasonable care in the performance of this agreement generally, it shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by the Client of by any third party arising from use or reproduction of any picture or its caption;
(b) The Client agrees to indemnify v1images Aviation Media in respect of any claims or damages or any costs arising in any manner from the reproduction without proper reproduction rights of any picture supplied to the Client by v1images Aviation Media;
(c) It is the Client who must satisfy himself that all necessary rights, model releases or consents which may be required for reproduction, are obtained and it is acknowledged that v1images Aviation Media gives no warranty or undertaking that any such rights, model releases or consents have or will be obtained whether in relation to the use of names, people, trade marks, registered or copyright designs or works of art depicted in any picture. In the event that the picture is issued or reproduced by or with the authority of the Client then the Client shall indemnify v1images Aviation Media against any loss or damage, proceedings or costs where such rights, releases or consents have not been obtained.
10. Applicable Law:
(a) This Agreement shall be subject to and constructed according to English Law and the parties agree to accept the exclusive direction of the Courts of England;
(b) No variation of terms and conditions set out herein shall be effective unless agreed in writing by both parties.
(c) Email communication constitutes a contract in law, unless the Client specifically states they will not accept this and instead provides hardcopy paperwork of all relevant agreements and contracts.
11. Client Confidentiality:
The Photographer and v1images Aviation Media will keep confidential and will not disclose to any third parties or make use of information communicated to them in confidence for the purposes of the photography, save as may be reasonably necessary to enable the Photographer or v1images Aviation Media to carry out their obligations in relation to the commission.
Our terms are strictly net 28 days (four weeks) unless agreed in advance and in writing.
Payment by BACS is preferred and bank details will be provided on our invoice. We also accept payment by cheque and crossed cheques should be made payable to “v1images Aviation Media”. Please note, when making payment by cheque, proof of postage of remittances is not considered proof of receipt, and clients are advised to send payment by any method affording proof of delivery.