Terms Of Service – Authority One Design
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TERMS OF SERVICE

By entering into any design project, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions and you, the client, are authorizing Authority One Design, West Wyoming, PA 18644, for the specific project of graphic design. The client further authorizes that Authority One Design may use the finished product as an example or testimonial for future clients. Additionally, the client agrees that Authority One Design may place their hyperlink at the bottom of the client's web page. Authority One Design alone reserves the right to change the terms of this agreement unless otherwise agreed upon by the parties.

Payment

Fees to Authority One Design are due prior to any work being done unless otherwise stipulated and agreed upon by the parties. All payments will be made in US funds. If the client fails to correspond with Authority One Design for a period exceeding 30 days of the date this contract was initiated, the entire amount of the contract becomes due and payable.

Fee Schedule

  • For design projects less than or equal to $3000.00 payment is required in advance.
  • For design projects greater than $3000.00 payment is divided into two equal payment consisting of a 50% deposit and the remaining balance of 50% due upon completion.

Late Payment

Payments must be made immediately prior to any work by Authority One Design. If parties agree that full payment is not due prior to work, any late payments will be assessed a $50 charge if payment is not received within 7 days of the completion date. If an amount remains delinquent for 14 days after its due date, an additional 10% penalty will be added for each week of delinquency. Authority One Design reserves the right to withhold final product until full payment is made. In case collection proves necessary, the Client agrees to pay all fees incurred by that process.

Refunds

No refunds are given to the Client once payments are made, however Authority One Design will at their discretion provide future services in the amount of the payment if the Client is not happy with original design project. Authority One Design will be the sole authority as to whether the future services will be provided. In addition, no refunds will be issued on payments for future work. A credit will be applied to a customers account in the event the customer cancels a scheduled project.

Assignment

Authority One Design reserves the right to assign other persons, services or subcontractors to insure the timeliness and quality of this design project.

Electronic Commerce Laws and Taxes

Governments enact certain laws affecting electronic commerce. The client agrees that the client is solely responsible for complying with such laws and defend Authority One Design from any claim arising from the client's exercise of electronic commerce. Additionally, certain taxes may be levied resulting from electronic commerce. The Client agrees that the client is solely responsible for paying any such taxes and will defend Authority One Design from any claim arising as a result of failure to pay said taxes.

Copyrights

Copyright to the finished design work created by Authority One Design, is owned by Authority One Design. Upon complete and final payment of this contract, the client is then assigned rights to use the design and text contained in the finished product. Rights to all images, videos, graphics, source code and files are not transferred to the client and remain the property of their respective owners. The Client is solely responsible and liable for any unlawful reproduction to third parties of said protected property by the Client, and Authority One Design will not be responsible or liable for any such violation. Authority One Design retains the right to display graphics and other Web design elements as examples of their work in their respective portfolios.

Sole Agreement

The agreement contained in this "Terms and Agreement" constitutes the sole agreement between Authority One Design and the client. Any additional work not specified in this contract must be authorized in writing by both parties. All prices specified in this contract will be honored to the extent of this contract. Continued services after that time will require a new agreement by both parties.

Completion Date

Authority One Design and the Client will work together to complete the design project in a timely and efficient manner. If the client does not supply all necessary materials and information within 45 days of the date this agreement was signed, the entire amount of the agreement becomes due and payable. One free revision of a project may be done, but anything in addition will be assessed at an hourly rate agreed upon by the parties.

Delivery

The web design project will be made available to the client for download on the Authority One Design server upon receipt of the final payment. The client agrees and understands that Authority One Design does not provide any hosting services in connection with this web design project. Additionally, Authority One Design will keep design project on server for one year in case the client needs access to the project.

Defend and Indemnify

The client agrees to use all services at their own risk and agree to defend and indemnify Authority One Design. Further the client agrees to hold Authority One Design harmless from any and all liabilities, losses and claims against Authority One Design that may arise from any service provided or agreed to be provided or any product or service sold by the Client or its third parties. Client agrees this indemnification extends to all aspects of the web design project. Client also agrees to indemnify and defend Authority One Design against any liabilities arising out of injury to person or property caused by any service provided or agreed to be provided or any product or service sold by the Client or third parties.

Nondisclosure

Authority One Design and any third-party associates agree that, except if instructed by the Client, it will not at any time during or after the term of this agreement disclose any confidential information. The Client also agrees that it will not convey any confidential information about Authority One Design to another party.

Interpretation

Authority One Design reserves the right to terminate a design project with a Client at any time without notification if it finds the Client breached these terms and conditions. Authority One Design is the sole authority in deciding what constitutes a breach of this agreement. No refunds are given in a situation where the Client violates the terms and conditions. The Client waives any rights to arbitration and a jury trial and recognizes that Authority One Design is the sole authority in interpreting this agreement. This agreement will be governed by the laws of Pennsylvania which shall claim venue and jurisdiction for any claim arising from this agreement. This agreement is void where prohibited by law.

Severability

Where one or more terms of this contract are held to be void or unenforceable for whatever reason, all other terms of the contract not so held will remain valid and enforceable at law. Any and all matters pursuant to this agreement are governed by Pennsylvania Law and are under exclusive jurisdiction of the Pennsylvania Courts.