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Copyright and Ownership of Materials

(a) The entire copyright in the pictures is retained by the Photographer, Stephane Gautronneau at all times throughout the world.

(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 Photographer reserves the right to make an additional charge for continued use after this period.

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 has been received.

AtelierStephaneGautronneau reserves the right to make a charge of 50% of the original invoice (excluding expenses) when images are used before full payment has been received.

(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 AtelierStephaneGautronneau invoice.

An agreement must be reached with AtelierStephaneGautronneau 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) AtelierStephaneGautronneau 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 AtelierStephaneGautronneau 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,  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.


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