Terms and Conditions

At Barefoot Dubai, we are eager to be thoroughly professional and legal, have a read below at our small print. Contact us
if you need to discuss anything at all.

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Booking

If you would like to hire us to provide photography services for you then the following procedure applies; You complete the booking form on our website Upon receipt of the enquiry form, duly completed, we will reply to you as soon as is practicable with an estimate for the provision of the Services (“the Estimate”) which will contain both the estimated fee for the provision of the Services (“the Payment”) and a brief description of the Services. This is not a binding offer by us to supply the Services. If you accept the Estimate, you must then email us and make the Initial Deposit Payment described in the Estimate. Once we receive the confirmatory email and the Initial Deposit Payment, we may email you to confirm that we will provide the Services. No contract shall be deemed to exist between us until that time. No variation to the agreed Services shall be permitted thereafter unless we expressly agree in writing to such variation.

Services

In providing the Services, we shall use such reasonable skill as is standard in the photography industry. We shall provide the Services described in the Estimate. In the event that you require services above and beyond the agreed Services, we may provide such services at our sole discretion and at our then applicable hourly rate.

Payment

Currencies accepted for payment are United Arab Emirate’s Dirhams. Methods of payment accepted – Visa and Mastercard (cardholder must retain a copy of transaction records and Merchant policies and rules). You must make the Initial Deposit Payment within seven (7) days of the issuing by us of the Estimate. If you do not do so, we reserve the right to withdraw the estimate. Any payments made – you will receive payment confirmation from us by email. The Initial Deposit Payment is non-refundable. The remainder of Payment, after the Initial Deposit Payment has been made (“the Balance Payment”) must be paid on or prior to the provision of the Services, [or the Balance Payment must be paid within 14 days of receipt by you of our invoice, failing which we reserve the right to charge you interest at the rate of 12% from the date the Balance Payment was due until the date the Balance Payment is made.] We will not trade with or provide any services to OFAC and sanctioned countries.

Your obligations

To enable us to provide the Services, you must accept and follow our reasonable requests and directions both prior to and during the photo shoot. If you fail to do so, we reserve the right to immediately terminate the provision of the Services, but you will still remain liable for the entire Payment. Customers using the website who are minor/under the age of 18 shall not register as a user of the website and shall not transact on or use our website. User is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of his account.

Intellectual Property Rights

All intellectual property rights in the photos that we take, including copyright, remain with us, unless specifically agreed otherwise with you. You consent to our use and licensing of the photographs [for the purposes of advertising our services] You agree that we may keep, show, exhibit, communicate, distribute and/or publish any photographs that we may take.

Cancellation

In the unlikely event that we must cancel the provision of the Services, we shall refund all payments made by you minus deposit. In the event that you wish to cancel the provision of the Services, you must provide us with no less than five (5) [working] days’ notice prior to the scheduled date for the provision of the Services. If you don’t provide the required notice, we are entitled to charge you for the entire Payment. If you do we will refund you minus deposit payment.

Liability

Under no circumstances shall our liability to you exceed the amount of the Payment actually made by you.

Governing law and jurisdiction

United Arab of Emirates is our country of domicile. Any dispute arising out of or in connection with any agreement deemed to arise between us, including any question regarding the existence, validity or termination of such agreement, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the Dubai International Financial Centre (“the DIFC”). You agree that you shall submit to the jurisdiction of the Small Claims Tribunal (“the SCT”) of the DIFC in any case where the SCT shall have jurisdiction in any dispute arising out of any agreements deemed to arise between us and in particular, the payment of any monies due. [The confirmation of this Agreement shall be taken as the Parties written consent to the SCT having jurisdiction in any such matter.] These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Emirate of Dubai.

Privacy Policy

Information gathered by www.barefootdubai.com – this is www.barefootdubai.com’s (“www.barefootdubai.com”) online privacy policy (“Policy”). This policy applies only to activities www.barefootdubai.com engages in on its website and does not apply to www.barefootdubai.com activities that are “offline” or unrelated to the website. www.barefootdubai.com collects certain anonymous data regarding the usage of the website. This information does not personally identify users, by itself or in combination with other information, and is gathered to improve the performance of the website. The anonymous data collected by the www.barefootdubai.com website can include information such as the type of browser you are using, and the length of the visit to the website. You may also be asked to provide personally identifiable information on the www.barefootdubai.com website, which may include your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. This information can be gathered when feedback or e-mails are sent to www.barefootdubai.com, when you register for services, or make purchases via the website. In all such cases you have the option of providing us with personally identifiable information. 1. USE AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION. Except as otherwise stated below, we do not sell, trade or rent your personally identifiable information collected on the site to others. The information collected by our site is used to process orders, to keep you informed about your order status, to notify you of products or special offers that may be of interest to you, and for statistical purposes for improving our site. We will disclose your Delivery information to third parties for order tracking purposes or process your check or money order, as appropriate, fill your order, improve the functionality of our site, perform statistical and data analyses deliver your order and deliver promotional emails to you from us. For example, we must release your mailing address information to the delivery service to deliver products that you ordered. 2. All credit/debit cards’ details and personally identifiable information will NOT be stored, sold, shared, rented or leased to any third parties. COOKIES. Cookies are small bits of data cached in a user’s browser. www.barefootdubai.com utilises cookies to determine whether or not you have visited the home page in the past. However, no other user information is gathered. www.barefootdubai.com may use non-personal “aggregated data” to enhance the operation of our website, or analyze interest in the areas of our website. Additionally, if you provide www.barefootdubai.com with content for publishing or feedback, we may publish your user name or other identifying data with your permission. www.barefootdubai.com may also disclose personally identifiable information in order to respond to a subpoena, court order or other such request. www.barefootdubai.com may also provide such personally identifiable information in response to a law enforcement agencies request or as otherwise required by law. Your personally identifiable information may be provided to a party if www.barefootdubai.com files for bankruptcy, or there is a transfer of the assets or ownership of www.barefootdubai.com in connection with proposed or consummated corporate reorganizations, such as mergers or acquisitions. 3. SECURITY. www.barefootdubai.com takes appropriate steps to ensure data privacy and security including through various hardware and software methodologies. However, www.barefootdubai.com cannot guarantee the security of any information that is disclosed online. 4. OTHER WEBSITES. www.barefootdubai.com is not responsible for the privacy policies of websites to which it links. If you provide any information to such third parties different rules regarding the collection and use of your personal information may apply. We strongly suggest you review such third party’s privacy policies before providing any data to them. We are not responsible for the policies or practices of third parties. Please be aware that our sites may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties. The information practices of those Web sites linked to our site is not covered by this Policy. These other sites may send their own cookies or clear GIFs to users, collect data or solicit personally identifiable information. We cannot control this collection of information. You should contact these entities directly if you have any questions about their use of the information that they collect. MINORS. www.barefootdubai.com does not knowingly collect personal information from minors under the age of 18. Minors are not permitted to use the www.barefootdubai.com website or services, and www.barefootdubai.com requests that minors under the age of 18 not submit any personal information to the website. Since information regarding minors under the age of 18 is not collected, www.barefootdubai.com does not knowingly distribute personal information regarding minors under the age of 18. CORRECTIONS AND UPDATES. If you wish to modify or update any information www.barefootdubai.com has received, please contact info@barefootdubai.com. 5. MODIFICATIONS OF THE PRIVACY POLICY. www.barefootdubai.com. The Website Policies and Terms & Conditions would be changed or updated occasionally to meet the requirements and standards. Therefore the Customers’ are encouraged to frequently visit these sections in order to be updated about the changes on the website. Modifications will be effective on the day they are posted.

Delivery Policy

For a more detailed description of what you receive from us after the shoot look here.

Refund Policy

Once deposit payment is made, this is NON refundable. Any payment made will be returned, if you cancel the shoot within the 5 working days (payment will be made back through your original mode of payment).

Contact Us

PO Box 5000014, Level 14, Boulevard Plaza, Tower 1, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid boulevard, Downtown, Dubai, UAE Tel : + 971 4 368 0959 Fax : + 971 4 455 8556 Email: love@barefootdubai.com

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ can be found here.

Testimonials

We have met people all the way from London, Vietnam and the United States, from all countries of the world and we love making new friends with those of you flying in locally from other GCC areas, as well as the UAE, to shoot with us.

Have a look here to see some of the great things you are saying about us. Thank you!!

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What they’re saying

Nida Testi Circle

We had an amazing experience with Barefoot Dubai. We were leaving Dubai and wanted to have some memories captured. And they gave us exactly what we wanted. Sapphire made our session fun and relaxed and she was so patient with our son. So if you are hiring Barefoot Dubai then just relax as they are going to take care of your pictures well, something you will cherish for years to come. Nida

Rana Testi Circle

Thank you so much, the images are amazing! We had a great experience with BarefootDubai. The shoot went really well and our photographer was more than patient with our baby and really knew how to take the right angles. The pictures turned out amazing and we can’t wait to have the cake smash shoot with you when she turns one. Rana

Rita Testi Circle

Amazing photos for our Sia’s first birthday smash the cake! Everything was to the perfection with the Barefoot team. You guys rock! Thank you for one of the greatest memories we’ll keep with us through our lives! Rita

Luke Tesit Circle

We both just looked at the photos and we are over the moon! We couldn’t have asked for better, they have turned out so beautifully. Thank you for such a pleasant and hassle free experience – the whole journey has been a pleasure. We will treasure these photos and they will remind us of a special holiday. Thank you so much Alex and the Barefoot team! Luke

Delia

We just love to look at those amazing baby-shoot pictures of our twins over and over again. A huge thank you to the wonderful Barefoot Dubai team for making this an unforgettable event. You did a fantastic job! We can`t wait to book you for our next occasion. Delia

Vivek Testi Circle 3

The pictures are amazing and we just loved the session. A very special thanks to Sapphire and Ruth who made us feel very comfortable at the studio so we were able to give our best smiles. They were not waiting for the session to finish, but completely focussed on getting the best shots throughout – that is what impressed me the most. Looking forward to booking again as soon as possible! Vivek

Ana Testi Circle

Barefoot has been our go-to photography company since our daughter was born. We have had two newborn photoshoots for both our kids and a whole family shoot. Can’t say enough good things about Sapphire and Alex as photographers, the assistants in each shoot, the support team and of course, the final results! We have images that have captured precious moments forever. Thank you Barefoot! Ana

Amy Testi Circle

What an amazing experience from Barefoot! We had a maternity shoot and couldn’t be happier with the pics! Barefoot were absolutely amazing! We can’t wait for our newborn shoot! Thanks Alex and the team. Amy

Bethany Testi Circle 2

We absolutely LOVE the images!! Thank you so much. I was so exhausted on the day and not sure how the photos would turn out but after seeing the photos I am so glad we decided to do the shoot, and will always have these photos to remember our daughter being only a day old! I am sure we will be in touch again to book her next photoshoot!! Bethany and Daniel

Mashael Testi Circle 1

I just had the chance to look through the pictures. I really don’t know how to express how much I love them! I tried many photographers in Dubai but honestly speaking Barefoot was the best. For sure I will be one of your loyal customers. Thank you so much to the team – everything from A to Z was just perfect. Mashael

Samar

Dear Barefoot family, I can’t thank you enough for the amazing photoshoot and the lovely coffee table book. Thank you so much for everything and for the voucher as well. Hope we will see you soon. Much love from all of us. Samar

Leanne Testi Circle

We had a newborn photo shoot with Barefoot and I can’t say enough nice things about it! The team visited us at home for the shoot, they showed infinite gentleness and patience with our little one, the babies comfort came across as the most important thing! We have just received our images, on the exact day we were told we would get them, and I absolutely love every one of them. The hardest part now will be choosing one or two to print! I can’t recommend Barefoot enough. Thank you for our amazing photographs. Leanne

Andy Testi Circle

We visited Dubai over the New Year holiday and the team were able to accommodate us at short notice and worked with us to make sure the shoot was perfect. Sapphire did a great job of engaging our little one and the pictures turned out great! Andy

Zeta Testi

As someone who has never really been photogenic, booking barefoot Dubai’s new Mompreneur Portrait shoot to get some portraits taken for my website was quite daunting. However, from the moment I arrived in the studio both Alex and Sapphire made me feel very comfortable. Within minutes I was laughing and felt very relaxed in front of the camera. The whole shoot was great fun. And what was exceptional was not only the quality of the photographs, but also how actually empowering it is to go through this process, I felt confident, happy and quite relaxed throughout the whole shoot, seeing the images at the end is simply the cherry on the top. There were over 30 shots I loved that were delivered on the web page from the BFD team, with one in particular that I believe truly captured the REAL me and the image I wanted to portray on my website. I don’t think any other photographer would have been able to take such a great shot. If you are looking for a professional photography team, that will truly capture who you are AND make you look great, I would absolutely recommend Barefoot Dubai. Zeta Yarwood, Career and NLP Life Coach

Katy Testi Circle

Our whole experience with Barefoot was amazing, from the friendly service we received when we first scheduled the shoot, to the gentle way that you worked with our little boy and the beautiful images that we received afterwards. We have already started recommending Barefoot to our pregnant friends and will definitely use you again ourselves in the future. Katy and Andy

Manish Testu Cicrle

We recently completed a Indian movie (2 States) themed photo shoot, since that is the theme for our wedding as well. We absolutely loved the photos, as they were able to recreate the movie posters and images quite brilliantly. Based on their recommendation, we were able to print and use a map as our background, which was the highlight of the shoot. The whole team at Barefoot was extremely cooperative, responsive and friendly, even when we had to reschedule the shoot. We would definitely recommend them to everyone. Manish and Mathu

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