terms & conditions

Thank you for purchasing a photographic image by Vincent Swales.

By purchasing a print, you are acknowledging and agreeing to the terms and conditions set about below.

customer responsibilities

By purchasing a print, you are confirming that you have read the associated print description, and have selected the appropriate type and size as required by you.


All orders must be submitted via this website (vincentswales.ca) in accordance with the instructions set out on each step and page of the checkout process.

You are responsible for ensuring the completeness and accuracy of your order details and Vincent Swales will not be liable for any failure by you to provide complete and accurate information in your order.

All orders are for custom, made to measure, on-demand photographic prints.


Prices are in Canadian dollars. A provincial sales tax of 7% is will be charged on all orders.

By placing an order for photographic prints, you, the customer, have agreed to the total dollar amount of the sale.


Mail delivery is the only option. All orders are shipped through Canada Post.

customs, excise duties & import taxes

As a responsible seller, Vincent Swales is legally bound to provide information the relevant import and export authorities when shipping prints to countries outside of the European Union.

Vincent Swales will ensure, where appropriate, that the value stated for the purposes of import and export to the country of delivery is accurate and correct, reflecting the actual material replacement cost of the order.

The payment of any import customs charges, duties and taxes, whether local or international, are the responsibility of the customer.


All payments are made through our chosen secure, online credit card gateway. You do not require an account to use this gateway.

Payment for the print(s) and all applicable shipping charges must be made in advace.

time frame

Standard production and delivery time are 4 to 6 weeks from the point of order, although we will endeavour to reduce this wehre possible

return policy

Unless otherwise noted, because of the type of product sold and the prevalence of the means for reproduction, purchases are non-refundable.


By purchasing a photographic print by Vincent Swales, you a understand you own a copy of an original.

At no point do you, or will you, own the copyright of any image purchased from Vincent Swales.

Prints may not be reproduced, copied, shared electronically or used for any commercial purposes without our prior, express, written consent and any applicable fee (as determined by Vincent Swales) being paid.

It is illegal to produce copies of any work which is copyrighted by Vincent Swales, and I reserve the right to request legal assistance to enforce any applicable laws should any breach of copyright be discovered.

last modified: April 28, 2020