THIS GENERAL AGREEMENT (the "Agreement")
Dated: [Timestamp of the email this document was attached]
1) - THE CLIENT (BRIDE)
2) - STUDIO BRIDE LLC
3) - ARTIST/S
(Individually and collectively the "Independent Contractor").
Studio Bride is a talent agency that represents professional freelance artists. The freelance artist involved in this agreement has a valid contract that allows Studio Bride LLC to represent them and contract with the Customer on their behalf.
All parties in this agreement are individual, independent contractors representing the beauty industry’s top performers.
Customer initially contacted Studio Bride LLC seeking the professional skillsets of Artist(s) in the fields of makeup & hair application(s), and other miscellaneous skillsets in the beauty industry for a specific event in relation to high definition photography and film. Studio Bride LLC reserved the desired date and time of this specific event, upon a $50 deposit paid by the customer and/or a scheduled trial run consultation between the Customer and Artist(s). Artist(s) displayed their professional skillsets to determine style and application method through a trial run, per the requirements of the Customer in preparation for the specific event. There is a $2.95 processing fee for all deposits that is non refundable. $50 deposits are deducted from the wedding total. $50 deposits are non refundable in the event the client needs to cancel wedding day reservations.
Any trial run fee’s that the customer incurred from the trial consultation have already been paid, and were made payable directly to the Artist(s) the day of the initial consultation.
The Customer is of the opinion that the Independent Contractor has the necessary qualifications, experience and abilities to provide the skillsets desired to the Customer.
The Independent Contractor is agreeable to providing such skillsets to the Customer on the terms and conditions set out in this Agreement.
IN CONSIDERATION OF the matters described above and of the mutual benefits and obligations set forth in this Agreement, the receipt and sufficiency of which consideration is hereby acknowledged, the Customer and the Independent Contractor (individually the "Party" and collectively the "Parties" to this Agreement) agree as follows:
The Customer hereby agrees to engage the Independent Contractor to provide the Customer with Professional Skillsets consisting of:
Provided By Independent Contractor:
Makeup / Hair application(s) on the day of the specific event – (Artist/s)
Event planning, customer service, scheduling & coordination of event makeup & hair - (STUDIO BRIDE LLC)
The Professional Skillsets will also include any other tasks that the Parties may agree on. The Independent Contractor hereby agrees to provide such Professional Skillsets to the Customer.
Provided By Customer:
Provide location address for the on location event, table space, chairs, lighting and an electric outlet.
Term of Agreement:
The term of this Agreement (the "Term") will begin on the date of this Agreement and will remain in full force and effect until the completion of the work, subject to earlier termination as provided in this Agreement. The Term of this Agreement may be extended by mutual written agreement of the Parties.
In the event that either Party wishes to terminate this Agreement, that Party will be required to provide written notice to the other Party a minimum of 60 days’ prior to the scheduled event. Customer will be responsible for paying 20% of the wedding total in the event that they cancel without a 60 day notice.
All monetary amounts referred to in this Agreement are in USD (US Dollars). Most artists accept credit card payments. Gratuity Fees would apply.
For the Skillsets rendered by the Independent Contractor as required by this Agreement, the Customer will provide compensation (the "Compensation") to the Independent Contractor. Payment is due to your artist on the day of the event.
The Compensation will be payable, while this Agreement is in force, according to the following payment terms:
The balance is due after completion and paid directly to the individual artists (Payments per Artist(s). Payment options can be discussed with your artist at the trial run.
If the Artist(s) applications fall below 5 applications per artist, the pricing will increase per application as written out on our pricing page.
Studio Bride LLC will provide the Customer with a draft schedule 2-4 weeks prior to the event date that will include a breakdown of prices, times & counts. This information is gathered from the customer’s contact form that they submit prior to booking.
Additional Compensation- Tips:
In addition to the Compensation, the Artist(s) will expect the following additional compensation for performing the Professional Skillsets:
TIPS: Please make sure to tip your Artist(s) accordingly. Tips are not included in the application price.
The average tip is 15-20% per application.
Reimbursement of Expenses:
In connection with providing the Skillsets hereunder, the Independent Contractor will only be reimbursed for the following:
We kindly request that client pay for Artist(s) Valet parking fees and any other fee's that may be incurred due to the location of the specific event such as water transient fees in the south markets or toll fees.
The artist/s may Valet park at hotels for safety purposes.
Payment Penalties & Cancellation Policy:
In the event that a bridal party member is late to their scheduled appointment, $25 per bridal party member per artist will be added to the bride’s bill. Bride agrees to submit a 60 day written notice for all cancellations otherwise a 20% cancellation fee is due. This fee will be configured based on your count that you submit on your contact form.
Confidential information (the "Confidential Information") refers to any data or information relating to the Customer, whether business or personal, which would reasonably be considered to be private or proprietary to the Customer and that is not generally known and where the release of that Confidential Information could reasonably be expected to cause harm to the Customer.
The Independent Contractor agrees that they will not disclose, divulge, reveal, report or use, for any purpose, any Confidential Information which the Independent Contractor has obtained, except as authorized by the Customer. This obligation will survive indefinitely upon termination of this Agreement.
All written and oral information and material disclosed or provided by the Customer to the Independent Contractor under this Agreement is Confidential Information regardless of whether it was provided
before or after the date of this Agreement or how it was provided to the Independent Contractor.
In providing the Skillsets under this Agreement it is expressly agreed that the Studio Bride LLC and Artist(s) are acting as an independent contractor and not as an employee. Studio Bride, LLC only contracts with reputable artists who have perfect attendance with prior events.
In the event that you are not 100% satisfied with the services that you have received, we ask that you contact STUDIO BRIDE, LLC directly to rectify the situation prior to posting negative comments. We ask that you give us the opportunity to improve your experience before expressing a negative conclusion on public record.
Client agrees not to publically criticize Studio Bride, LLC or the Artist/s on social networks, public forums & blogs by only leaving accurate facts after speaking to the owner of Studio Bride regarding the concern. This includes but is not limited to The Knot & Weddingwire wedding websites. Client agrees not to write negative reviews that could cause Studio Bride LLC financial loss. Failure to comply with this clause will be considered breach of contract and could lead up to legal fees on the client’s behalf.
Studio Bride agrees to compensate client for all poor customer service issues. Value and warrant of the compensation would be up to the discretion of the owner of Studio Bride. You can contact the owner of Studio Bride directly with any and all concerns at StudioBrideArtistry@gmail.com.
All notices, requests or other communications required or permitted by the terms of this Agreement will be given in writing and delivered to the Parties of this Agreement as follows:
Studio Bride LLC
1323 S 3rd St
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
Limitation of Liability:
It is understood and agreed that the Independent Contractor & Studio Bride, LLC will not be liable to the Customer or any agent or associate of the Customer, for any mistake or error in judgment or for any act or omission done in good faith and believed to be within the scope of authority conferred or implied by this Agreement. Client agrees to not hold Artist/s or Studio Bride, LLC liable for property damages or wedding day complications that could result in monetary loss.
LIABILITY DISCLAIMER: All brushes and makeup products are kept sanitary and are sanitized between every application. Makeup products used are hypoallergenic. Any skin condition should be reported by the client to the artist/s prior to application and, if need be, a sample test of makeup may be performed on the skin to test reaction.
Client(s) agree to release the makeup artist & Studio Bride LLC from liability for any skin complications due to allergic reactions.
Definition of Force Majeure
In this Clause, "Event of Force Majeure" means an event beyond the control of the Authority and the Operator, which prevents a Party from complying with any of its obligations under this Contract, including but not limited to:
1.1.1 act of God (such as, but not limited to, fires, explosions, earthquakes, drought, tidal waves and floods);
1.1.2 war, hostilities (whether war be declared or not), invasion, act of foreign enemies, mobilisation, requisition, or embargo;
1.1.3 rebellion, revolution, insurrection, or military or usurped power, or civil war;
1.1.4 contamination by radio-activity from any nuclear fuel, or from any nuclear waste from the combustion of nuclear fuel, radio-active toxic explosive, or other hazardous properties of any explosive nuclear assembly or nuclear component of such assembly;
1.1.5 riot, commotion, strikes, go slows, lock outs or disorder, unless solely restricted to employees of the Supplier or of his Subcontractors; or
1.1.6 acts or threats of terrorism.
Consequences of Force Majeure Event
1.2.1 Neither the Authority nor the Operator shall be considered in breach of this Contract to the extent that performance of their respective obligations (excluding payment obligations) is prevented by an Event of Force Majeure that arises during the time (before or after) of the scheduled event. Artist are not held liable to travel to your event during a national/city or state of emergency.
Customer agrees to allow Studio Bride LLC to use any pictures from the specific event for promotional & advertising purposes on website(s) and other promotion tools used if desired. Studio Bride LLC agrees not to use any pictures from the specific event for promotional & advertising purposes on website(s) and other promotion tools used if Customer explicitly requests so in writing via e-mail.
Modification of Agreement:
Any amendment or modification of this Agreement or additional obligation assumed by either Party in connection with this Agreement will only be binding if evidenced in writing signed by each Party or an authorized representative of each Party.
The Independent Contractor will not voluntarily or by operation of law assign or otherwise transfer its obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of the Customer. In the event of an artist emergency, Studio Bride LLC will replace your artist with another artist who is capable of doing the job assignment.
It is agreed that there is no representation, warranty, collateral agreement or condition affecting this Agreement except as expressly provided in this Agreement.
This Agreement will inure to the benefit of and be binding on the Parties and their respective heirs, executors, administrators, successors and permitted assigns.
Words in the singular mean and include the plural and vice versa. Words in the masculine mean and include the feminine and vice versa.
It is the intention of the Parties to this Agreement that this Agreement and the performance under this Agreement, and all suits and special proceedings under this Agreement, be construed in accordance with and governed, to the exclusion of the law of any other forum, by the laws of the State of Florida, without regard to the jurisdiction in which any action or special proceeding may be instituted.
In the event that any of the provisions of this Agreement are held to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, all other provisions will nevertheless continue to be valid and enforceable with the invalid or unenforceable parts severed from the remainder of this Agreement.
The waiver by either Party of a breach, default, delay or omission of any of the provisions of this Agreement by the other Party will not be construed as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or other provisions.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the Parties have duly affixed their signatures under hand and seal on this day.
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