Terms and Conditions
Last updated April 2016. Thanks for taking the time to read the Writeable terms and conditions. Our working relationship will be a much better one if we both understand our roles, responsibilities and obligations to each other.
1.1 Your quote is valid for 14 days from the date on your proposal.
1.2 All work quoted includes:
- Three rounds of revisions at no extra charge.
- Proofreading of the final draft at no extra charge.
1.3 Any additional revisions or proofreading will be charged at an hourly rate of $80.
1.4 You have a maximum of 14 days to respond with revisions from submission of first draft, after which time the project will be closed.
2.1 A non-refundable deposit of 50% of the total amount quoted is required before work can begin.
2.2 Where the total project amount is less than $500, the full amount is required before work can begin.
3.1 The final invoice will be issued 14 days after the first full draft is sent to you or when final sign off is given (whichever occurs first).
3.2 Payment terms are 7 days from the date on the invoice.
3.3 I reserve the right to charge interest on overdue accounts at a rate of 5% for the first 30 days overdue and 10% thereafter.
3.4 You agree to pay me any expenses incurred in collecting outstanding debts due.
3.5 Payments can be made by bank transfer (preferred) or PayPal (PayPal payments incur a 2.5% surcharge or 3.5% for payments from overseas).
3.6 Any costs additional to the services stated in your proposal are in addition to the amount quoted and shall be charged to you as required. These costs will be itemised separately in the invoice.
4. CHANGES IN SCOPE
4.1 Any modifications to the original project brief once work has started may incur additional charges.
5.1 You may terminate the job at any time.
5.2 If you terminate the job your deposit will not be returned.
5.3 If you terminate you will be invoiced for work carried out over and above that covered by the deposit.
5.4 If I terminate the job for whatever reason, I will calculate the amount due and refund the difference.
6.1 I am not responsible for any delivery delay if the delay or failure to supply is caused by matters beyond reasonable control including, and not limited to:
- Acts of God
- Family emergencies
- Power failure
- Equipment failure
7.1 The copyright for any work delivered by me to you remains the property of Writeable until all monies due to me have been paid. Copyright is then your property.
7.2 I reserve the right to use your project for my own promotional use unless a Non-Disclosure statement has been signed.
8. CLAIMS AND LIABILITIES
8.1 You are asked to nominate one primary contact for all revisions and contact throughout the project.
8.7 I take no responsibility for the material and how it is used once you have approved the final draft.
9.1 Due to the dynamic nature and changing algorithms of Search Engines, I offer no guarantees regarding the performance of sites based on my involvement.
9.2 I accepts no responsibility, liability or costs incurred for any conduct implemented by you that does not concur with or conform to the individual guidelines of each individual Search Engine.
9.3 I accept no responsibility or liability for any actions taken by you that cause your website to be penalised or banned from any Search Engine. It is your responsibility to implement the changes, based on the Terms and Conditions outlined by each Search Engine specifically at the time of implementation.