Terms & Conditions

The Bride and Groom agree to employ the services of Celebrant Ashley Taylor as their Authorised Marriage Celebrant according to the following Terms and Conditions:

The Celebrant:

1. Will provide services as an Authorised Marriage Celebrant at the agreed fee.

2. Will perform the Marriage Ceremony at the agreed time, date and place. Pursuant to the Marriage Celebrants’ Code of Conduct, the Celebrant will arrive at the agreed place at least 20 minutes prior to the designated Ceremony commencement time.

3. Reserves the right to leave the place of the Marriage Ceremony 30 minutes after the agreed start time for the Ceremony if either the Bride or Groom has not arrived or the Ceremony cannot proceed for any reason outside the Celebrant’s control. NOTE: if the Celebrant can stay or return to conduct the Marriage Ceremony later that day, an additional fee (as per the Statement of Fees) will be due and payable before the ceremony commences. The Celebrant will negotiate any extra fees to conduct the Ceremony on a different day.

4. If on the agreed date the Celebrant is unable to perform the Ceremony for any reason, the parties will be advised as soon as practicable and all reasonable efforts will be made to arrange for the Ceremony to be completed by another Authorised Marriage Celebrant.

5. If after accepting a Marriage Ceremony booking, the Celebrant finds she can no longer proceed for personal reasons unrelated to the Parties, she will:

(a) Refund the booking fee, and

(b) Transfer the Notice of Intended Marriage in a timely and appropriate manner to the Marriage Celebrant taking over the performance of the Ceremony.

6. Will work with the official photographer/videographer to decide on the best position for the bridal party at the wedding site that will allow discrete photographs and videography to be taken. The Celebrant is in charge of the Ceremony and will arrange the placement of the bridal party and herself in line with the couple’s wishes and in such a way that allows the guests to see without having their view blocked by the photographer.

7. Will provide the decorative Marriage Certificate on the day of the ceremony but the bride and groom should be aware that to open bank accounts or obtain passports, drivers licenses, Medicare accounts, private health insurance policies etc. in the newly married name, an official marriage certificate from Registry Of Births Deaths and Marriages needs to be obtained. The cost of this official certificate is currently $48.00 and is an extra cost to the bride and groom if they wish to obtain an official marriage certificate from BDM.

8. Celebrant will provide an application form inside marriage certificate envelope on day of marriage, for couple to complete 1 month after marriage date. Couple required to complete their credit card details and provide other necessary details/documents as requested on form, then submit to Registry Of Births Deaths & Marriages.

9. Additional costs to the bride and groom may apply:
a) where the distance of the return journey from the Celebrant’s home to the place of marriage exceeds 80km, the celebrant will negotiate an additional fee with couple, depending on the exceeded travel distance (eg weddings held in country towns such as York)
b) for the formal correspondence in relation to the marriage (eg Consuls, Embassies etc)
c) for ceremonies involving unconventional time, place or risk (eg Rottnest Island or South West country towns)
d) For special requirements as agreed

The Couple:

a) 10. Agree, where not already provided and where physically possible, to produce no later than two (2) weeks prior to the wedding all original documentation, such as birth certificates, divorce decrees, death certificates, statutory declarations and/or any other documents necessary to allow the wedding to proceed on the scheduled date. This includes any appropriate translations as requested by the Celebrant. NOTE: unless the Celebrant performing the Ceremony has sighted all necessary documentation prior to commencing the formal procedure, the marriage cannot be officiated. This is a LEGAL requirement.

10. Agree to regular communication with the Celebrant and to respond to all emails, phone calls, letters and/or text messages, in a timely manner.

11. Agree that if running late for appointments, the Celebrant will be notified as soon as possible in order to check that she is able to continue or needs to reschedule.

12. Will provide the final wording for their Ceremony to the Celebrant via email, no later than two (2) weeks before the wedding date.

13. Will advise the Celebrant immediately of any changes to the time, date or place of the Marriage Ceremony. The Celebrant reserves the right to terminate the agreement and retain the booking fee if she is not able to perform the Ceremony due to the change of either date or time. The Celebrant will discuss whether or not any other monies already paid at the time of notification of any change to the Ceremony time, date and/or venue will be refunded.

14. Understand and accept that any fees outstanding are payable two (2) weeks prior to the Ceremony date. If the Couple cancel their booking for any reason after this date, the Celebrant will discuss the matter, but may reserve the right to retain the entire fee to cover loss of income.

15. Agree that the Bride, Groom and Witnesses will arrive in time for the Ceremony to commence at the contracted starting time. In the event that the Ceremony starting time is delayed more than 30 minutes, the Couple accepts that the Celebrant reserves the right to leave if necessary to honour other commitments.

a) If the Celebrant can stay, or return to conduct the Marriage Ceremony later that day, the Bride and Groom accept that the Ceremony will not commence until after they have paid an additional fee, calculated according to the Statement of Fees, to cover the Celebrant’s extra time.

b) The Couple agrees to pay an additional fee, to be negotiated with the Celebrant, if she conducts the Ceremony on a different day.

c) If the Bride, Groom or either Witness does not speak English well enough to understand the legal parts of the Ceremony, the Couple will provide an Interpreter who can translate for the non-English speaking persons. Interpreters can be found on the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters Ltd (NAATI) website. The Interpreter, will be required to sign a Statutory Declaration declaring that they have faithfully and honestly translated from English to the other language and back again. Please note that there are serious legal penalties for giving false information in a Statutory Declaration.

COMPETENCE TO ENTER INTO MARRIAGE

A marriage can be declared invalid if it is solemnised where there is doubt about whether either the Bride or Groom is capable of understanding the commitment they are making. Incompetence does not only relate to a person’s normal mental capacity but their ability to understand exactly what they are agreeing to at any given time. Alcohol and drugs can affect mental capacity.

If at the beginning of the Marriage Ceremony either the Bride or Groom appears to be intoxicated due to alcohol and/or drugs (legal or otherwise), the Celebrant will only perform a Commitment Ceremony at that time. The Celebrant agrees to perform a basic legal Marriage Ceremony at her home on the first day she is available, with only the Couple and their Witnesses attending. This will incur an additional charge of $150 to be paid before the ceremony takes place. This fee covers not only the performance of the Marriage Ceremony but also the Celebrant’s time to prepare new documentation and completion of new declarations by the couple, as legally required.

If the Bride and Groom are both sober but either of the signatory Witnesses is intoxicated at the contracted time and date of the Marriage, the Marriage Ceremony will only be conducted provided alternative sober Witnesses (over 18 years of age) are appointed.

COPYRIGHT ISSUES

The Celebrant:

(a) Grants permission to the couple for her to be included in all photographs and videography that occurs during the Ceremony.

(b) Retains copyright of all material she has written for the ceremony in both draft and final form.

The Couple:

(a) Agree that they will not share, copy or reproduce in any way, any part of their written ceremony without the express permission of the Celebrant.

(b) Grant permission for the Celebrant to use images of the ceremony that include the couple on her website and within promotional material as required. Note: Any professional photographs used by the Celebrant will acknowledge the photographer and/or the photographic studio.

Copyright Statement

Subject to the express provisions of this notice:

(a) we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and
(b) all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.

Copyright licence

You may:
(a) view pages from our website in a web browser;
(b) download pages from our website for caching in a web browser;
(c) print pages from our website;
(d) stream audio and video files from our website; and
(e) use the Celebrant Ashley Taylor website by means of a web browser, subject to the other provisions of this notice.
Except as expressly permitted by the other provisions of this notice, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer.
3.3 You may only use our website for your own personal and business purposes, and you must not use our website for any other purposes.
3.4 Except as expressly permitted by this notice, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.
3.5 Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:
(a) republish material from our website (including republication on another website);
(b) sell, rent or sub-license material from our website;
(c) show any material from our website in public;
(d) exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose; or
(e) redistribute material from our website, save to the extent expressly permitted by this notice.

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You must not:
(a) use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;
(b) use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
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(d) conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent.

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Enforcement of copyright

We take the protection of our copyright very seriously.
If we discover that you have used our copyright materials in contravention of the licence set out in this notice, we may bring legal proceedings against you, seeking monetary damages and/or an injunction to stop you using those materials. You could also be ordered to pay legal costs.

Permissions

You may request permission to use the copyright materials on our website by writing to us by email, using the contact details published on the website.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is for this website clarehendersoncelebrant.com.au and served by Celebrant Ashley Taylor and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

The Website

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all Australian laws and requirements for user privacy.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors. 

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Privacy Act 2003. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

Email Newsletter

This website may operate an email newsletter program at times, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with Australian Spam Laws detailed in the Spam Act 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Privacy Act 2003. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website. Under the Privacy Act 2003 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website’s email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.

Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity and a range of other data items.
This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

In compliance with the afore mentioned Australian laws, subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites.)

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Adverts and Sponsored Links

This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertisers website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computers hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

Website Terms of Use

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy governs Celebrant Ashley Taylor‘s relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term ‘Celebrant Ashley Taylor’ refers to the owner of the website. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of thi

s website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
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  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
  • From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
  • Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of Australia.

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