Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

These terms and conditions (“Terms”, “Agreement”) govern the portrait photography services provided by Dan Oxtoby Photography (“Photographer”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) and your use of these services. By booking a portrait session with us, you (“Customer”, “you”, or “your”) agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

  1. Services Provided
  • Included: Our portrait session package offers approximately 15 minutes of shooting time, allowing for 1 to 6 images to choose from.
  • Location: You have the freedom to choose the location for the session, whether it’s your home or an indoor venue you have access to.
  • Duration: A typical session lasts around 15 minutes per person, though add 15 minutes per additional individual.
  • Group Size: Generally, We shoot individuals, but we can accommodate up to 3 people together, with pricing determined by the number of people and location.
  • Style: Portraits are usually captured in black and white with a black background, following an editorial, strong-looking theme.
  1. Booking and Payment
  • Booking Process: Sittings can be booked online via my website, with full payment required at the time of booking.
  • Cancellation and Refunds: A full refund is available within 48 hours of booking, with a 50% refund possible for cancellations beyond that. Rescheduling within 5 working days of the shoot incurs no fee.
  • Payment Structure: Full payment is required to secure your session date. A 10 x 8 print is included in this fee, then an option to buy a variety of different prints is offered.
  1. Print Delivery
  • Turnaround Time: Edited images are typically delivered within two weeks via an online gallery. Prints are usually delivered within 10 working days of ordering from our website.
  1. Styling and Extras
  • Outfit Recommendations: We recommend having two top garments to choose from, considering the black and white nature of the shoot.
  • Props: You’re welcome to bring personal items for the session.
  • Retouching: While we carefully retouch all edits, reasonable retouching requests may be accommodated.
  1. Customer Responsibilities
  • Appearance: It’s your responsibility to ensure the desired appearance during the shoot, including hair, makeup and clothing correctly worn.
  • Satisfaction Guarantee: Though we strive for satisfaction from my customers, refunds or re-shoots due to dissatisfaction are not accepted.
  1. Copyright and Liability
  • Copyright: All images taken during the portrait session remain the exclusive property of Dan Oxtoby Photography. Any reproduction, distribution, or public display of these images without my explicit written permission is strictly prohibited.
  • Liability: Dan Oxtoby Photography shall not be held liable for any loss, damage, or injury arising from the use of his services, including but not limited to accidents, injuries, or damages to property.
  1. Miscellaneous
  • Travel Fees: Travel fees are calculated based on a specified radius.
  • Digital Files: Only prints are provided; digital files are not available.
  • Pets: Pet inclusion depends on the circumstances and may be accommodated.
  • Session Duration: We allocate 30 minutes from arrival to departure, with adjustments of 15 minutes for each additional individual booked.

By booking a session with Dan Oxtoby Photography, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy including the copyright and liability clauses.

Privacy Policy

Dan Oxtoby Photography

Address :  Osborne House, 20 Victoria Avenue, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 5QY

 This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and protect your personal information in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable privacy laws in England, UK. Please take the time to review this policy to understand how we handle your data.

  1. Information We Collect:

We collect and process the following personal information when you use our website or engage with our services:

  • Name
  • Contact information (address, phone number, email)
  • Family details and preferences
  • Photographs taken during sessions
  • Transaction and payment details for purchases through our ecommerce platform
  1. How We Use Your Information:

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To communicate with you regarding your photography sessions
  • To schedule and plan family portrait sessions
  • To provide you with the best possible service
  • To fulfill contractual obligations related to your photography sessions and product orders
  • To process payments and deliver products
  • To send you marketing communications (only with your explicit consent)
  1. Legal Basis for Processing:

We process your personal information based on the legal grounds provided by the GDPR, including the necessity of processing for the performance of a contract, compliance with a legal obligation, protection of vital interests, consent, the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority, and legitimate interests pursued by us or a third party.

  1. How We Share Your Information:

We will not sell, rent, or trade your personal information to third parties. We may share your information with:

  • Third-party service providers who assist in providing our services and products
  • Legal or government authorities if required by law
  1. Security:

We take the security of your personal information seriously. We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your data from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

  1. Retention of Personal Information:

We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

  1. Any credit/debit card payments and other payments you make will be processed by our third party payment providers and the payment data you submit will be securely stored and encrypted by our payment service providers using up to date industry standards. Please note that we do not ourselves directly process or store the debit/credit card data that you submit.
  2. Your Rights:

You have the right to:

  • Access your personal information
  • Correct any inaccuracies in your personal information
  • Erase your personal information (subject to legal requirements)
  • Object to the processing of your personal information
  • Restrict the processing of your personal information
  • Receive a copy of your personal information in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format

To exercise these rights or if you have any questions or concerns about your personal information, please contact us at [Your Contact Information].

  1. Marketing Communications:

We will only send you marketing communications with your explicit consent. You can opt-out of receiving these communications at any time by contacting us or using the unsubscribe link in the emails.

  1. Changes to this Privacy Policy:

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices. The updated Privacy Policy will be posted on our website.

By using our services, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Thank you for trusting Dan Oxtoby Photography with your fine art portrait needs.