The following terms and conditions apply to all services offered by Pete Kirkwood (the “Developer”). By accepting a quote from the developer, you (the “Client”) are agreeing to the following terms and conditions.
1. General Terms
- 1.1 It is the responsibility of the Client to ensure any web site, footage, content or design provided is lawful and does not infringe on any copyright or other laws.
- 1.2 Where the Client provides content (photos, text, video, etc), they are legally responsible for it and must ensure it is lawful and does not infringe any copyright.
- 1.3 The Developer reserves the right to refuse to work on a website or project judged as unfit due to its content. This includes sites that contain adult material such as pornography, hatred or discrimination.
- 1.4 A target date of completion can be supplied on acceptance of a contract, however it can not be guaranteed.
- 1.5 A project will be scheduled according to deadlines provided by the Client (where acceptable). Failure to meet these deadlines from the Client side will result in the project being rescheduled to the next available date.
- 1.6 The copyright for any material provided by the Client, remains the property of the Client.
- 1.7 Whilst every effort is made to make websites viewable on the most popular browsers available, responsibility cannot be accepted for sites that do not display correctly on browsers released after completion. Confirmation of a specific browser can be made on express application to the Developer by the Client prior to the work being carried out.
- 1.8 Once a Client agrees that a site is complete, they are agreeing that the design/development of the site has met with their requirements.
- 1.9 You have the right to cancel your order at any time. In the event of a cancellation, you will be invoiced for the work already carried out based on the hourly rate. Where no work has taken place, there will be a £50 charge to cover administration and preparation time.
- 1.10 Changes made by the Client on a content managed website (such as wordpress) remain the responsibility of the Client. Any errors that require fixing will be chargeable at the usual hourly rate.
- 1.11 Unless expressly stated otherwise in any quote, included in any project price up to £1,000 is a maximum of 4 hours of alteration work. Projects priced above £1,000 include an additional 4 hours for each £1000 or part thereof. All alterations are to be requested in writing by the Client. The Developer reserves the right to require payment for any further alterations beyond the initial estimate. After the allocated time for alterations is used up, either in design or coding, the Developer reserves the right to advise the Client of such and provide an estimate of additional fees incurred to date and an estimate of fees to compete the additional work on top of the initial Project estimate. The Developer reserves the right to require that payment be received for further alterations before continuing work. Upon completion of the agreed design, the Client will confirm in writing by email or postal mail that the site is signed off as completed.
- 1.12 If the Client requests design or content alterations to pages that have already been completed, new pages or different functionality other than that specified in the original quotation, the Developer reserves the right to quote separately for these alterations.
2. Payment terms
Agreeing to these terms and conditions will not affect your statutory rights.
- 2.1 A deposit of 50% (or other amount by express agreement) of the quoted price must be provided, before any work will commence.
- 2.2 The next payment of 40% must be paid before the website is made live.
- 2.3 The final payment must be made within 10 days of invoice receipt. This can be in the form of either BACs transfer, cheque, debit or credit card (Paypal – fees apply).
- 2.4 Late payments will be charged interest at a rate of 10% per month from date of invoice until final payment
3. Applicable Law
These terms and conditions and any contract between the Developer and the Client following hereon shall be subject to Scots law and the parties agree to the sole jurisdiction of Edinburgh Sheriff Court