STUDIO RENTAL AGREEMENT
By engaging to rent Studio EVE Entertainment (herein after referred to as the “Company”) photography studio you, the undersigned (herein referred to as the “Renter”), hereby state that you have read, fully understand and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions.
Renter will provide full payment for all reservations of studio space in US funds. Renter’s date will not be held until this payment is received and cleared. Payment is not refunded unless notice of cancellation is made at least 72 hours before Renter’s reservation date (Renter will receive a full refund if cancellations occurs prior to 72 hours before the reserved date). If the Company must cancel Renter’s reservation, Renter will receive a full refund. Payment for Renter’s rental must be received before Renter’s reserved time begins. Company reserves the right to refuse reservations at its sole discretion.
2. Length of Use:
Hourly rental periods are 60 minutes. Half-day rental periods are 4 hours. Full day rental periods are 8 hours. Studio clean up must be completed by the end of the rental period. If the studio is not satisfactorily returned to the state it was prior to the rental period, a cleanup fee will be assessed as per the current EVE Entertainment Rate sheet. Overtime will be calculated in increments of 15 minutes beyond the contracted end-time of the rental period when renter is either still using or cleaning up the studio space. Overtime fees will be assessed as per the EVE Entertainment Rate sheet. Do not arrive late - Renter’s rental time begins promptly at the designated starting time and ends promptly at the designated ending time. There will be NO exceptions to this so don't ask.
Use of our studio is AT RENTER’S OWN RISK. Renter hereby waives rights to seek legal redress for mishaps, accidents, and/or loss while on our premises. Renter agrees to leave the studio and adjacent grounds in the same condition as they were when Renter arrived. Renters are solely responsible for any legal infractions Renter or members of Renter’s party make during the conduct of the shoot, be they in our studio or elsewhere. This includes parking tickets, all other violation or citations, and legal action resulting from the conduct of the shoot, taken at whatever time. Renter agrees to hold harmless EVE Entertainment, its owner, agents, representatives, and contractors acting on its behalf for any loss, accident, or injury to Renter’s self or anyone who accompanies Renter while on our premises.Renter agrees to be solely responsible for the conduct and welfare of all persons accompanying Renter while on our premises. Renters are solely responsible for the safety and well-being of any models Renter engages. Renter understands that if the Company observes dangerous, pornographic, or negligent practices or activities are being engaged in the Company reserves the right to stop the shoot and require Renter and Renter’s party to leave immediately without refund — HOWEVER, Company assumes NO RESPONSIBILITY to act in such cases. Renter agrees to hold EVE Entertainment, its agents, representatives, and anyone acting on behalf of Company completely harmless from any action, legal or otherwise, that results from Renter’s conduct. Renters are solely responsible for verifying that all models employed during Renter’s rental period are of legal age for the activities they are to be engaged in. Company has no responsibility to determine or verify the age of participants in the renter’s activities but reserves the right to end those activities if it becomes aware that legal age violations are on going. Renter agrees that someone a Company representative may be present in the studio at all times Renters are using it. Renters agree that there will be no alcohol or drugs on the premises at any time unless it is a prescribed medication that must be carried at all times such as asthma inhalers, Epipens, etc.
If the parties are unable to resolve any controversy or claim arising under this Agreement, they agree to submit the dispute or claim to binding arbitration subject to the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. This arbitration will take place in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. The parties further agree that any such controversy or claim shall be submitted to one arbitrator selected from the panels of arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association, that they will faithfully observe this agreement and the Rules, and that they will abide by and perform any award rendered by the arbitrator, and that a judgment of the court having jurisdiction may be entered on the award. Notwithstanding the foregoing, either party may refuse to arbitrate when the dispute is for a sum less than $200.
This Agreement incorporates the entire understanding and agreement between the Client and the Company. Any modifications of this Agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties. Any waiver of a breach or default hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver of a subsequent breach or default of either the same provision or any other provision of this Agreement. The laws of the State of North Carolina shall govern this Agreement.The parties have read both this entire Agreement, agree to all its terms, and acknowledge receipt of a complete copy of the Agreement signed by both parties. Each person signing as Client below shall be fully responsible for ensuring that full payment is made pursuant to the terms of this Agreement.