Terms and Conditions
Agency Terms and Conditions
Please read carefully before booking a model.
1. As required by Department of Employment regulations the Cheeky Monkeys Models Agency booking confirmation must be signed and returned by the client before an assignment.
2. Permitted usage
Booking fees entitle the right to use images from the date of booking for 1 year in the United Kingdom for the permitted purpose. Unless agreed in writing by the agency.
Booking fees are charged by the day or by the hour at the current rates at the time of the booking. Extra half an hour rates or part of half an hour rates shall be paid at half the hourly model rate. Different rates may apply for still photography and TV commercials buyout or video where shoot fees will be negotiated at the time of booking.
Over time rates are applicable before 9am, after 6pm and on all bookings over 7 hours.
Travel costs with a valid receipt should be reimbursed and will be included in the final invoice. If the parent is driving, petrol should be reimbursed at the standard rate of 45pence per mile. This is calculated from the home postcode to the shoot location postcode.
6. Fitting fees
Fitting fees are charged at half the hourly rate with a minimum of 2 hours booking.
7. Location bookings
Is it the responsibility of the client to organise transport for a location booking there and back unless agreed otherwise.
8a. Additional fees
To be agreed at the time of booking or before any additional usage.
Additional fees are payable for the right to use the photographs (or reproductions, or adaptations of, or drawing therefore, either complete or in part, alone or in conjunction with any working or drawings, including electronic imaging) for all known or anticipated purposes other than the initial permitted use (including, without limitation, show cards, record covers, swing tickets, posters and packs etc.) Unless otherwise agreed the additional fees cover the right to use one image for one year from the date of booking, in the UK only, for the purpose or purposes agreed.
Additional fees are also payable for the right to use the model’s image (or reproductions etc as set out in 8b above) for all known or anticipated territories other than the UK. Unless otherwise 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. Under no circumstances will each usage fee be less than the models advertising rate.
8d. Other fees
Additional fees are also payable for other services to be supplied by the model, for example personal appearances for pr purposes. Fees for such services will be negotiated on an individual basis.
9a. All bookings excepting equity TV Commercials
Unless otherwise agreed at the time of booking disbursement is included at 62.5% and the Agents fee at 37.5% of the total invoice. VAT and any agreed expenses will be added where appropriate.
9b. Equity contract TV commercials
Unless otherwise agreed at the time of booking the model disbursement is included at 75% and the agency fee at 25% of the invoiced total. VAT and agreed expenses will be added where appropriate.
10. Payment terms
Payments shall be made 30 days from the date of the invoice. Unless agreed at the time of booking, the person booking the model will be invoiced and solely responsible for payment. All fees are in respect of the right to use an image and, once agreed, are payable irrespective of such rights being exercised. We reserve the right to add an interest rate of 1% per month to overdue accounts without prejudice to our rights to recovery.
11. Exclusion fees
A special fee will be negotiated when the work is in conjunction with a product, which precludes work for competing products. It is the client’s responsibility to check whether conflicting work has been done. If a model advertises a product, he/she is able to work for any other competitor unless an exclusion fee is negotiated.
12. Provisional Bookings
Provisional bookings will be cancelled if they are not confirmed within 24hrs of the proposed booking, or if a definite booking is offered and the provisional cannot be confirmed.
If a booking is cancelled within 48 hours the full fee will be charged unless the model is re-booked by the same client in which case half the fee is charged.
14. Weather permitted bookings
At the first cancellation, a half fee is charged unless the client fails to cancel in time to prevent the model’s attendance, when the full fee is payable. At the second cancellation, the full fee is charged.
The client is responsible for model meals, unless client requests parents to bring along pack lunch before the booking.
16. Fashion Shows
Payment of the agreed fees confers the right to make use of the models services on the catwalk for the specific show and the rights to use photographs & videos of the shows reporting purposes only. Any other usage must be negotiated at the time of booking.
17. Music videos
All fees will be invoiced to the record company or ultimate client. For all videos the normal daily rates will apply PLUS a buy-out to be negotiated.
18. Test & Experimental Photography
A photographer is not entitled to use test / or experimental photographs or test commercials for commercial purposes unless specific arrangements have been made before the photographic session.
The photographer is not entitled to use any of the images he/she takes for any usage beyond that agreed under sections relating to usage above. The photographer to this extent agrees to restrict use of his copyright and if the model agency client is not a photographer, the client is to draw these terms & conditions to the attention of the photographer and obtain his agreement to them before the shoot commences.
The client is responsible for the models health & safety when the model is travelling, or providing services, in connection with the booking to the same extent as if the model were an employee of the client. The client will maintain adequate insurance cover to underwrite its obligations to the model.
The agent is not responsible if the model fails to attend the booking. The client is advised to insure against any losses, which might result if the model does not keep a booking because off ill health, or some other reason.
These terms and conditions for booking and all other matters connecting with the bookings are governed by English law and any dispute will be settled in accordance with that law by a court in England.
Any cause for complaint should be reported to the Agency when it arises. Complaints cannot be considered in retrospect.
23a. Children’s performance regulations 1968
Children under 16 years of age require a licence for paid performances. It is the client’s responsibility to licence the children. Please note to put a licence in place takes a minimum of 7-10 working days, depending on the council involved.
23b. Agency acting on behalf of applicant
Should you wish Cheeky Monkey Models to apply for a Child Performance Licence on your behalf, there will be a fee of £30 per child, whether or not the child has been confirmed.
Whilst every endeavor is made to provide satisfactory and efficient services to our client, we cannot be held responsible for a models conduct on an assignment.
We reserve the right to negotiate within the structure of these Terms and Conditions.
It is the clients responsibility to arrange insurance if indemnity is required against a models inability to attend through sickness or unforeseen circumstances.
All fees are to be negotiated only with Cheeky Monkey Models.
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