Terms and Conditions

+ Title to all design is maintained by [Glasgow Web Geek] until final payment is received. After full payment, use of all design & assets created in this agreement is transferred to you, [CLIENT], exclusively. [Glasgow Web Geek] retains all rights to any elements of deliverables that are part of my own process that aren’t specifically designed and/or created for you, including, but not limited to: preliminary sketches, discarded drafts, source code, tools, research, know-how, and documentation associated with the project. Upon final payment, [CLIENT] is granted a perpetual, irrevocable, limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide license, without the right to grant sub-licenses, to use in connection with the work or products created under this agreement.

+ [Glasgow Web Geek] guarantees, to the best of their integrity, knowledge, and belief, that the work they create will not violate the copyright of any other party. Should judgement arise after project completion, they are not liable for similarities.

+ [CLIENT] guarantees that they own all rights, titles, or otherwise have full authority to permit [Glasgow Web Geek] to use any content provided for incorporation into this project. [CLIENT] also guarantee that, to the best of their knowledge, their content does not infringe the rights of any third party, and that use of their content (as well as any trademarks) in connection with this project will also not violate the rights of any third parties. [CLIENT] will comply with the terms and conditions of any other licensing agreements which govern the use of third party materials incorporated into this project (such as fonts or stock art, for example). [CLIENT] agrees to be responsible for and hold [Glasgow Web Geek]

+ [CLIENT] understands that different screens and browsers render graphics & colors differently and that minor cosmetic variances between them are normal.

+ Pricing does not include font and photography licensing fees, domain name registration, or web hosting, or other other items not explicitly listed in this proposal. [Glasgow Web Geek] will notify [CLIENT] of these and any other fees ahead of time so options can be discussed.

+ Initial deposit is not refundable. If [CLIENT] chooses to dissolve the project after work has commenced, [CLIENT] will be billed for the completed hours up through the date of dissolution. [Glasgow Web Geek] will send [CLIENT] invoices for completed work within 5 days. Payment is due within 15 days of invoice. [Glasgow Web Geek] reserves the right to put the project on hold and charge interest if payments are past due. All materials, as well as work performed, may be retained as security until all past due balances are paid.

+ If [Glasgow Web Geek] is unable to progress with the project (not limited to a lack of communication) due to the actions or lack thereof of [CLIENT] for a period of 14 days or longer after the project begins, [Glasgow Web Geek] reserves the right to void the project and contract, and to issue a $100 inconvenience fee in addition to all applicable fees up to that point. [CLIENT] will not be entitled to any work or rights to work, regardless of any payment already made or services already rendered, in the case of a project kill or lack of progress. Nor will [CLIENT] be responsible for additional payment beyond that which will be billed for work already completed. [Glasgow Web Geek] is not responsible for work that is delayed due to [CLIENT]’s lack of response, and the timeline will be adjusted accordingly in the event of such delays.

+ [CLIENT] understands the importance of communication, especially via email, and agrees to respond to questions, requests, and communications from [Glasgow Web Geek] in a timely manner. [Glasgow Web Geek] requires fair, realistic notice to attend to requests and projects. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm (EST). Email is the preferred method of communication, and phone calls will only be accepted during office hours unless otherwise specified. While occasional calls of only a few minutes are typically not a problem, telephone, web chat, and in-person meetings must be scheduled in advance, and, if excessive, may be subject to hourly billing at the discretion of [Glasgow Web Geek]. Cancellation of a meeting requires 24 hours notice. Missed meetings or cancellations without sufficient notice may be billed to you at the discretion of [Glasgow Web Geek].

+ Prior to commencing work or additional services that are beyond the scope of this agreement, including revisions in addition to those specified, [Glasgow Web Geek] will submit a proposal/estimate for the work/services to [CLIENT], both parties will discuss the associated goals, deliverables, timelines, and associated costs, and [CLIENT]’s written permission will be required before proceeding.

+ [Glasgow Web Geek] retains the right to display any created elements as examples of their work online or in print for purposes of self-promotion.

+ The agreement contained in this contract constitutes the sole agreement between [CLIENT] and [Glasgow Web Geek] regarding all items included in this agreement.