Fisher Weddings Copyright Policy
Under law, it is the photographer who will own copyright on any photos taken, with the following exceptions a) if the photographer is an employee of the company the photos are taken for, or is an employee of a company instructed to take the photos, the photographer will be acting on behalf of the employer, and the company the photographer works for will own the copyright. b) If there is an agreement that assigns copyright to another party, which is in writing.In all other cases, the photographer will retain the copyright. If the photographer has been paid for his work, the payment will be for the photographer’s time and typically an allocated number of prints/digital images. The copyright to the photos or digital files will remain with the photographer, and therefore any reproduction without permission would be an infringement of copyright. It is contrary to the Copyright Act and strictly illegal to copy or to allow being copied, any photographs or digital images/files (this includes downloading from our web site or those of our agents).
If you commission a photograph for private and domestic purposes, since 1 August 1989 you generally have the right not to have the photograph exhibited in public such as by broadcasting or website. Our Terms and Conditions upon which we accepted your booking states that we may use the images taken for display, promotional, sale, competition entry and any other purpose without liability or compensation to the client or photographic subject However, if it is your wish that we limit the use of the images or not use them at all, then you need to put this to us in writing immediately.
All images/articles contained on this website site (www.fisherweddings.co.uk) are subject to UK Copyright Laws and remain the property of Fisher Weddings at all times. No images may be downloaded or used without express permission from the photographer/author for any purpose whatsoever. Fisher Weddings is not responsible for the content of any external websites to which we may link from our site.
Individuals and Company’s with permission to download our images for professional promotion
If Fisher Weddings have granted permission or provided a link or CD to images for you to download, (that is where we have worked in conjunction with a mutual client) a License will be granted that you are required to acknowledge prior to downloading the images. This license can also be viewed by clicking here.
Copyright Act 1988 as amended