All monies are non-refundable. If you cancel participation in this workshop your registration fees may be transferred towards registration in another Rinder-Smith Photography workshop under certain conditions. Transfer of fees to another workshop is not automatic and is decided solely by Rinder-Smith Photography as a courtesy. We reserve the right to decide whether to transfer your fees to another workshop or not.
You must register for another workshop within one year from the starting date of the workshop you originally registered for or the next available workshop if one is not organized within that first year. If you need more time we may be able to extend the transfer time beyond 1 year or available workshop. Participants transferring from another workshop will be registered for this other workshop in excess of the regular number of participants. We can only accept two transfers per workshop.
If you decide to attend a higher priced workshop, or if the workshop fee has increased, the difference in cost between the two workshops will be charged when you notify us that you want to sign up for this other workshop.
Your registration is guaranteed only when we have payment in full. We reserve the right to change this policy at any time.. We cannot transfer consulting fees towards workshop registration. If this workshop is cancelled by us you will receive a full refund. By registering for this workshop you agree to this policy.
Rinder-Smith Photography, guides, instructors and cooperating agents aim to provide every participant a safe, educational, and enjoyable experience. We act solely as advisers for you regarding accommodations, special activities, and travel, by any means, and assume no liability for any act, error, omission, injury, loss, delay, mishap, or damage to persons or property arising from any cause during the course of the workshop or in transit thereto.
We accept no responsibility for losses or additional expenses due to delay or changes in the services to be provided. We reserve the right to change our arrangements should conditions necessitate, or to cancel any aspect of the workshop due to exceptional circumstances. In the event that we deem it necessary to cancel the workshop we will provide a full refund which the participant(s) acknowledges as full and final settlement. In the event of a workshop cancellation airline tickets, car rentals and hotel reservations associated with participation in this workshop will not be refunded. We recommend you purchase refundable airline tickets and make refundable car and hotel reservations. We also recommend you carry travel and camera equipment insurance.
As there is always an element of risk in any adventure associated with the outdoors, participants must read this form carefully. This liability release will certify that the participant is physically fit and capable of participating in outdoor photography exercises in field locations, and is fully and completely aware of any associated risks created by field locations, studios and weather.
Meeting times, meeting places and itinerary are subject to changes dictated by the weather, the road conditions and other imponderable variables that are part of doing landscape and or studio photography. Due to cellular phone coverage which can be sporadic or non existent we cannot be responsible for missed phone calls to us . Therefore you are responsible for being at the meeting place at the designated time and have your photographic equipment with you.
By joining this workshop and signing this agreement I acknowledge that I have read and understand this entire agreement and release Rinder-Smith Photography, their guides, instructors and any cooperating agent from any and all liability. Rinder-Smith Photography, Laurin Rinder, David Smith, their guides, instructors and any cooperating agent will assume no liability or responsibility for injury, illness, or loss of personal property or expenses thereof associated with workshop participation. I also acknowledge that Laurin Rinder and David Smith have the right to refuse service to anyone at anytime and that workshop policies are subject to change at any time.