TERMS & CONDITIONS

Birthright Collective is a small business with the aim to capture lasting memories of your family. When you engage with us, you agree to abide by all business practises and standard operating procedures including the following Terms and Conditions:

  1. Package and session inclusions and specifications are determined by Birthright Collective and subject to change as required.

  2.  Packages and prices also are subject to change as required by Birthright Collective.

  3.  Clients must pay a non-refundable retainer fee in order to secure their booking.

  4.  Birthright Collective own full copyright of all images and digital content produced by photographers and staff working on behalf of the business.

  5.  All payments must be made according to our agreed payment schedule. Birthright Collective reserves the right to cancel or not attend a shoot if scheduled payments have not been made by their due date.

  6. Where flexible payment options are set up (such as payment plans), regular repayments of weekly, fortnightly or monthly (at a minimum) repayments must be made.

  7.  Cancellation of birth photography services will attract a cancellation fee. For cancellations before 20 weeks, clients forfeit their retainer. For cancellations after 20 weeks, a $250 fee will apply. For cancellations after 30 weeks, a $500 fee will apply. For cancellations after 35 weeks, a $850 fee will apply. These cancellation fees are in addition to the retainer, not inclusive of. 

  8. Cancellation of birth photography special offers and packages will attract a cancellation fee. For cancellations before 20 weeks, clients forfeit 15% of their retainer. For cancellations after 20 weeks, clients forfeit 30% of their retainer. For cancellations after 30 weeks, clients forfeit 80% of their retainer. For cancellations after 35 weeks, clients forfeit 100% of their retainer.

  9. Birthright Collective cannot guarantee to produce any photo specifically requested by the client.

  10. Clients accept that the spontaneous and unpredictable nature of birth means that the extent of coverage and images produced during a birth will be dictated by the events of the day and how things proceed. As a result, there is no guarantee that we will be able to produce everything that our clients want during a birth.

  11. Birthright Collective must work with medical facilities and staff in a way that is respectful and supportive.

  12.  All significant parties (e.g. both parents, all adults) are required to attend the pre-birth consultation.

  13. Clients irrevocably and perpetually consent to Birthright Collective and its photographers/videographers using any and all images and digital content from their session(s) for public relations, general marketing, advertising/promotional use, editorial/media, educational and industry use (e.g. industry competitions). No payment, discounts, refunds or compensation will be granted to clients for such uses.

  14.  Client accepts that no backup photographer is currently available to replace Birthright Collective in the event Birthright Collective cannot attend. 

  15. Any special sessions or alteration to prices and packages that are outside of our standard services (such as discounts, special offers, model/portfolio building shoots) are provided at the discretion of Birthright Collective and terms and conditions may apply.

  16. Birthright Collective reserves the right to refuse service at anytime.

  17. Competition prizes, special offers and gift vouchers cannot be used towards orders already booked.

  18. All purchased images will be backed up and stored for up to 7 years. Unpurchased images will be removed 12 months after your shoot date.

  19. No products will be finalised until full payment has been received.

  20. Any offers may not be used in conjunction with any other offer or voucher and is not redeemable for cash or any other goods and may only be used as described. Offer not transferable.

  21. Images are edited and produced in accordance with Birthright Collective standard practice and procedures. Additional work or specific editing requests outside of standard practice will attract a $50 per image charge.