Terms and Conditions
The client undertakes not at any time in the future to employ any of the models introduced to them through fabnewfaces in any capacity whatsoever without the written consent of fabnewfaces.
1.1 The Working Day. A working day is 8 hours between 09.00 hours and 18.00 hours. Includes a lunch break of half an hour (Shops Act 1950). For Photographic Assignments the minimum booking is 2 hours. For Press Days, Fashion Shows and Promotional Assignments the minimum booking is half a day (4 hours). Clients are responsible for all models meals on all bookings outside London area (see 1.3.)
1.2 Overtime Rates. This will apply as follows: a) The overtime rate is 150% of the normal hourly rate between 18.00 and 24.00, 1.00 and 9.00. b) Work on Saturdays 150%, Sunday's and Bank Holidays 200% of the normal hourly rate. c) A special rate to be negotiated for night work between 24.00 and 09.00 hours.
1.3 Travelling Time /Expenses are fully inclusive and are usually charged from fabnewfaces to the location and return: this applies to travel outside a five-mile radius of Hyde Park Corner (i.e. Chiswick in the west, Golders Green and Highgate Village in the north, Mile End in the east, Streatham Hill and Tooting Bec in the south.)
1.4 Fittings. Fees to be 50% of the hourly rate, with a minimum booking of 2 hours @ £45 per hour.
1.5 Location Bookings. When a location booking is made, a client must provide transport there and back unless agreed otherwise. If a model on location is prevented from returning to London to work, half the daily fee is to be paid.
1.6 Weather Permitting Bookings. At the first cancellation half fee is charged unless a model arrives at the location in which case the full fee will be charged. At the second cancellation, the full fee is charged.
1.7 Poster and Show card Fees/Pack and Media Covers. These are subject to special negotiations.
1.8 Restrictions. The restricted use of the photographs will be negotiated by fabnewfaces at the time of the booking. The license to use the photograph is one year in the United Kingdom only for the initial permitted use. Any further usage, including picture syndication is to be negotiated and agreed in advance with fabnewfaces. The Usage (4.0) the Invoicing (5.2) and the Copyright (5.4) regulates this restriction.
1.9 Fashion shows. All photographs and videos of the model, all such material (or reproductions etc. As set out in 4.1 above) of the show, are for reporting purposes only. The client is responsible, for ensuring that all photographers present, are aware of this condition and abide by it. If any other usage is required it must be negotiated at the time of the booking.
2.0 PROVISIONAL BOOKINGS
Provisional Bookings will be automatically cancelled if they are not confirmed within 24 hours of the proposed booking or if a definite booking is offered and the provisional cannot be confirmed
Model bookings cancelled within 24 hours of the commencement of the booking will be charged at full fee, bookings cancelled within 48 hours of the commencement of the booking will be charged at half-fee. In the case of weekend and full fee will be charged. For bookings of three days or more a cancellation period equal to the length of the booking must be given otherwise full fee will be charged.
4.0 ADDITIONAL FEES
4.1 Usages. Additional fees are payable for the right to use the model's image (or reproductions and adaptations of part or complete derived from that image, or any other representation of it, either part or complete whether alone or in conjunction with any wording or other images, photographs, drawings or material of any other nature including electronic imaging) from all known or anticipated purposes other than the initial permitted use (i.e. packs, posters, show cards, media covers, swing tickets, etc.) Unless otherwise agreed the additional fees cover the right to use one image for one year from the date of booking, in the United Kingdom only, for the purpose or purposes agreed. The client is wholly responsible for notifying fabnewfaces of any changes to this commission.
4.2 Territory. Additional fees are payable for the right to use the model's image (or reproductions etc. As set out in 4.1 above) for all known, or anticipated territories other than the United Kingdom. Unless agreed the additional fees cover the right to use one image for one year from the date of booking, in the territory or territories agreed. This use must be included at the time of the booking or use is excluded from all rights
4.3 Exclusion Fees. A special fee will be negotiated when the work is in connection with a product, which precludes work for competing products. The client is responsible for interpreting whether competing work has been done. When a model endorses a product they are unable to complete assignments for any other competitor unless an exclusion fee has been agreed.
5.0 TEST and EXPERIMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY
A photographer is not entitled to use test and/or experimental photographs or test commercials for commercial purposes unless specific arrangements have been made before the photographic session.
6.1 It is the client's responsibility to carry out a proper risk assessment of the location, equipment and work conditions; any risk to Health & Safety known to the client must be discussed with the model agent at the time of the booking. The client is responsible for the models safety when the model is providing services in connection with the booking. The client is obliged to make sure that all other people engaged in connection with the booking and associated travelling are properly qualified and insured. The client is responsible for the models health and safety as if the model were an employee of the client. The client will maintain adequate insurance cover to underwrite its obligation to the model.
6.2 The agent is not responsible if the model fails to attend a booking. The client is advised to insure against any losses, which might be suffered if the model does not keep a booking because of ill health, or some other reason.
7.1 Dissatisfaction. Any cause for dissatisfaction must be reported to fabnewfaces during the course of the assignment. Otherwise fabnewfaces disclaims all responsibility for any loss financial or howsoever caused.
a) fabnewfaces charges a fee to the hirer for the services to be supplied by the model (worker.) The agent will invoice both agency and model fees. Unless otherwise agreed at the time of the booking the model disbursement is included in the invoice total. Equity contracts, the fee negotiated is the artistís fee from which agency commission will be deducted at 33% of the invoice total. VAT and any agreed expenses will be added where appropriate.
b) fabnewfaces standard practice is to accept bookings as a contract over the telephone and/or by e-mail. fabnewfaces will confirm this contract by email. The client responsible for commissioning the booking will be invoiced and solely responsible for payment unless otherwise agreed at the time of booking.
c) The client is liable to pay fabnewfaces for the agreed contract irrespective of any post assignment contentions.
d) fabnewfaces reserves the right to invoice the primary client (the owner of the product i.e. designer/manufacturer/owner of product.) For example this may be undertaken if the client is booking on behalf of the primary client in which case the primary client is liable to pay the invoice. All fees for usage are for the right to use the models image and once agreed are payable whether or not the right is exercised. Unless the agent specifically agrees otherwise, in writing, no usage for the models image is permitted until payment is made in full. The agency reserves the right to alter payment terms.
e) Use of the photographs is not permitted until payment for all fees has been made.
f) All fees will be invoiced by fabnewfaces unless otherwise negotiated at the time of the booking and verified in writing by the client.
g) VAT will be added to the invoice where appropriate as lawfully required by HM Customs and Excise
7.3.Payment for photographic assignments must be made within 7 days from the completion of the assignment.
7.4 Copyright. The photographer and /or the client and anyone obtaining rights from or through the photographer/client is not entitled to use any of the images for any usage beyond that agreed or permitted under sections 1,8.1,9, and 4. The photographer/client to this extent agrees to restrict use and exploitation of the copyright. If the client is not the photographer, the client is to draw all thee terms and conditions to the attention of the photographer and obtain his agreement to them before the shoot commences. The client commissioning the photographs (or reproductions and adaptations of part or complete picture) is restricted by copyright. The copyright is negotiated by fabnewfaces at the time of the booking. The Usage (4.0) and Invoicing (5.2) regulates this copyright. Copyright remains the property of fabnewfaces until all images, reproductions, and adaptations, part or complete are paid for in full.
8.0 REPRODUCTION RIGHTS
8.1 Images. All images and details reproduced in association with fabnewfaces are supplied by the individual model and with the full permission and consent of the individual model/associates. fabnewfaces cannot be held responsible for any loss howsoever caused through the model misrepresenting themselves in any way.
8.2 Permission. The model/associates are solely responsible for obtaining all the necessary copyright permits to reproduce their images in association with fabnewfaces. fabnewfaces cannot be held responsible whatsoever for any copyright infringements however caused or associated. All images and details reproduced are taken in good faith from the models/associates by fabnefaces.
8.3 Media Reproductions. fabnewfaces reserves all rights to reproduce in any media (electronic, telegraphic, print, etc) any images supplied to fabnewfaces by any individual model/associates.
9.1 All matters relating to the use of the models image, any other services supplied by the model and all fees must be negotiated and agreed only with the agent, fabnewfaces. The client or the photographer or any other person on their behalf or connected with them must not obtain the models signature on any document or attempt to make verbal agreements to anything. Any such signing or proposed verbal agreement is not binding on the model or fabnewfaces the agent. fabnewfaces must have a copy of the proposed document for signature prior to the assignment. If in agreement fabnewfaces will sign this document and supply a copy of this signed document to the client.
9.2 These terms and conditions for booking and all matters connected with the booking are governed by English law and any dispute will be settled in accordance with that law either by a court in England or such other method as might be agreed at the time of the dispute. Where the context requires the singular includes the plural and he includes she.