EXPLOREWITHMAX Work Shops / Terms & Conditions Agreement
Note to attendee – Please read all before booking.

EXPLOREWITHMAX Workshops is operated by Max Chesnut. These terms and conditions form the agreement between you and Max Chesnut. By booking a workshop and signing this agreement, you agree to abide and be bound by these terms and conditions. If you have any questions or concerns about this agreement, please contact about@maxchesnut.com


1.0 In order to get the most out of the workshop, you should ensure that you arrive on time and attend each session in full. If you are unable to attend you must notify us by email at about@maxchesnut.com.  Latecomers are admitted only at the discretion of the workshop leader. You are not entitled to a refund if, because of your lateness, you miss all or a portion of the workshop.

1.1 If behaviour or conduct is deemed unacceptable or inappropriate, you will be asked to leave the workshop. No refund of fees will be made

1.2 Max Chesnut is entitled to change the venue or make changes to the structure of the workshop. In the unlikely event that changes are made there will be notice made to all attendees as soon as possible.

2 Fees & Cancellations

2.1 You must pay a 50 % deposit for each workshop at the time you enrol.  The amount of the deposit will be specified at the time you complete your enrolment. The 50% deposit confirms your spot on the workshop. If you cancel your enrolment in a workshop your deposit is non-refundable. If you are uncertain you will be able to attend the course, please let us know in advance.

2.2 Following acceptance of your booking, you must pay the full amount of the workshop fee at least 2 days before the course start date. Failure to pay the remainder of the fee will result in your losing place in the workshop and you will not receive a refund of any portion of your deposit.

2.3 If fees are not paid by due date, Max Chesnut will be entitled to reallocate your place. You shall remain liable for the remainder of the fee for the workshop if we are not able to fill your place in the workshop.

2.4 Course transfer – If you are unable to attend the course, you may find someone to go in your stead with sufficient notice provided to Max Chesnut. No refund will be given by Max Chesnut but Max Chesnut will accept name changes.

2.6 Max Chesnut may cancel a workshop at any time prior to commencement. In the unlikely event that we cancel a workshop Max Chesnut will notify you as soon as possible and any fees or deposits received from you will be refunded. Please note that Max Chesnut will not refund travel or accommodation costs for cancelled courses.

2.7 Elements of each workshop (e.g.: venue, models, speakers etc.) may be subject to change without notice.  No refunds will be given in the event of any such changes although we will endeavour to notify you, if possible, of the changes.

3 Image Usage & Privacy

3.1 Attendees are not permitted to use images taken at the workshop for commercial purposes. Image usage is strictly portfolio use only (website and online). Social media usage is allowed but only to showcase your portfolio. Images must not be submitted to magazines, exhibitions or competitions without permission. Images must not be used to advertise photo shoots, workshops or products or used as stock photos or on any image libraries for sale or other third party use.

3.2 You acknowledge that we have advised you that none of the participants in the workshop have given releases allowing commercial use of any images taken at the workshop and that you may be subject to legal liability if you use any images commercially.  You agree to indemnify and defend EXPLOREWITHMAX Photography, its members officers and employees and all other participants in the workshop from any claims, losses, costs or expenses (including attorneys’ fees and disbursements) arising out of or relating to any claim that you have used an image taken at the workshop in any manner that is not permitted in this Agreement.

3.3 If you are unsure about what is a permitted usage, please contact Max Chesnut for confirmation; provided that, you shall not be relieved of any obligations under paragraph 3.2, above.

4 Liability

4.1 Max Chesnut is not responsible for any personal injury or damage to property arising from incidents occurring at the workshop venue.

4.2 Please be aware of where you keep your belongings at the workshop and please remember to check your equipment at the end of the workshop so you do not leave anything behind. We are not responsible for  loss of, or damage to, your personal property.

5 General

5.1 The Contract contains all the terms agreed between you and Max Chesnut and supersedes any discussions or other information previously provided concerning the workshops.

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