Terms & Conditions

Project Scope
The scope of the project is limited to the items detailed. Any photo editing, image purchases, copywriting, proofing, printing and conceptual changes are not included in these prices.  More elaborate logos/pieces/programming may require more time. All requests for changes from the agreed upon scope must be approved by the client and the contractor.

Obligations
The contractor will perform the services in a competent and professional manner. The contractor represents that it, its employees and its subcontractors (if applicable) have the skills and qualifications necessary to perform the outlined services. The contractor, its employees and its subcontractors (if applicable) will comply with all applicable laws. The contractor will make every reasonable effort to assure the accuracy of materials produced, but is not responsible for the correctness of copy, illustrations, trademarks, or for obtaining clearances or approvals.  The contractor will take normal measures to safeguard any materials but is not responsible for the loss, damage or unauthorized use of such materials.

Content
The contractor’s role with regard to the website’s content is editorial in nature. Content submitted by the client must be warranted as free of any copyright violations and/or infringements.  The client will supply all images in electronic format.

Payment Terms
Fifty-percent (50%) of the projects estimated project value is to be paid before development will commence. Upon completion and approval of deliverables, the contractor will issue an invoice for the remainder owing for services rendered. Any agreed upon out-of-scope requests will be billed at the rate of $75 hour.  Invoices are to be paid within 30 days and overdue invoices will be charged interest at 15 % per annum. The client is responsible for all ancillary charges related to the deployment and operation of the website, including, but not limited to: security certificate charges, Internet connectivity charges, on-going hosting and domain charges.

Ownership
Any ideas that are not accepted by the client, remain the property of nlc to be used for future projects. The contractor reserves the right to use any part of the project for self-promotion.

Confidentiality
All confidential information relating to: the business, technology, personnel, marketing, customers, finances, products and/or services will not be disclose to any third party without the explicit written approval of the Client.

Termination of Agreement
The client may end this agreement for any reason at any time by giving written notice to the contractor. The contractor may end this agreement if the client fails to pay any amounts owing to the contractor within 30 days after the due date, or, if the client breaches any other fundamental obligation in this agreement.