Thompson Studios Booking Terms and Policies:
We require a minimum of 2 hour booking on any of our rooms.
A 50% deposit is required via credit card or checks before a room can be secured.
The remaining balance including rental fees, engineers, media and applicable taxes shall be paid upon client arrival at the studio and before starting the session in the form of credit card or cash only.
No checks will be accepted for final balance payments unless we receive it two weeks prior to the actual session.
We will only accept payment terms and P.O.s from Major Record Labels or Corporations after Approval from our accounts Receivable Department.
Deposits will be refunded only if client cancels or re-schedule at least 48 hours before the start time of a session.
Cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to scheduled session will incur a cancellation fee equivalent to 25% of the total session cost.
If studio acquired or rented gear specifically for a session that is cancelled, all associated fees including, but not limited to rental shall be paid by client in addition to the 25% cancellation fee.
In the unlikely event, that a session need to be cancelled due to circumstances beyond the studio or client control, such as natural disaster or power outages, Studio will work with client to reschedule at an earliest available date. Any deposits received will be applied toward re-scheduled sessions.
If a session over-runs, any additional time will be charged at our standard hourly rate.
The session starts from the time booked and billing will start at the scheduled time.
Any overages shall be paid before the client leaves the premises.
No media shall be delivered to client until all balances are fully paid including any overages, media, or rental fees.
All session data will have to be worked from our internal Computer Drives. No media will be transferred to client until all balances are liquidated in full.
All session time booked must include media backup time. Client must allow time to backup sessions.
For bookings of three days or more, we may ask for partial payment upon completion of each session.
There is a 3% credit card charge for all sessions paid for with a credit card.
Unused time can not be carried over into another session.
All tax exempt clients must provide an ST-120 form and Certificate of Authority from the US government before the start of the session, otherwise NYC taxes (8.875%) on all invoice final amounts.
By providing a deposit and securing a session, the client accepts our terms and conditions.
Absolutely no weapons, smoking or drugs allowed anywhere in the building. Drinks must have a lid cap and must be kept away from the gear.
In case we need to pursuit legal remedies in order to collect an unpaid balance, client agrees to pay for all costs associated with the collection efforts including but not limited to legal and court fees.
Terms subject to change anytime without notice.