AGREEMENT FOR PRODUCTION OF A WEBSITE
Websites for a Song will be referred to as the designer in this document.
will be referred to as the client in this document.
The client is engaging Lisa Drew as an independent designer for the specific project of developing and/or improving a website to be installed on the client's hosting server.
The client hereby authorizes Lisa Drew to access their account, and if needed, authorizes the web hosting service to provide Lisa Drew with "write permission" for the client's web page directory, cgi-bin directory, and any other directories or programs which need to be accessed for this project.
The client also authorizes the designer to publicize the completed website to Web search engines, as well as other Web directories, indexes and to promote Websites for a Song with a link back located on a visible but unobtrusive section of the website.
DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT AND PROCESS
- Websites for a Song will plan, code, and design a website for individual or corporate use to the specifications required by the client. The client is required to either give exact specifications or have Websites for a Song do their best to meet the general requirements laid out by the client.
- The estimate describe in this document is only referring to the site specifications given by the client at the time this document was printed. The date can be found on the bottom of this page. Additional work not included with this document will require further payment deemed necessary by Websites for a Song. If the web site requires revisions to the original agreement, the client will be billed accordingly and a new invoice will be issued.
- All content on the website will be provided by the client for Websites for a Song to use. This content will be displayed as final drafts on the website and should be pre-read and checked by the client before issuing for use with the website. The content should be labelled depending on the placement that it is needed on the site. For example, the "About Us" content should contain information about the individual or corporation and be labelled as such.
- To maintain my portfolio credentials and integrity I, Websites for a Song, shall be entitled to place an unobtrusive credit with a hypertext link to our website in the footer on each page. Websites for a Song is also entitled to reproduce samples of the client's website in my portfolio and in my marketing material.
The website will be designed in WordPress using a premium theme of choice provided by the client. The site will provide general information about the client without the need of consent supervision. The client is required to maintain the website unless major modification is required. Websites for a Song hold no responsibility for the website after the initial build. Website maintenance packages are available isf the client needs more then general upkeep. The client is required to pay a minimum fee for whatever is changed. Please refer to article 2 in the above text for more information.
The designer and the client must work together to complete the website in a timely manner. We agree to work expeditiously to complete the website no later than 60 days of receipt of down payment.
If the client does not supply the complete text and graphics content for all pages contracted for within six weeks of the date this contract was signed, the entire amount of the contract becomes due and payable. If the client has not submitted complete text and graphics content within two months after signing of this contract, an additional continuation fee of 10% of the total contract price will also be assessed each month until the website is advertised.
SINGLE POINT OF CONTACT
has been added to this contract as a single point of contact between Websites for a Song and . All changes, updates, approvals, and modifications should come through this person in order to keep the project on task and on time.
PRICE ESTIMATE AND PAYMENT ARRANGEMENTS
- Websites for a Song estimates that the cost for producing the website described in the site specification will be $[contractamount].
- Payments will be as follows: A non refundable deposit of 50% of the estimate total ($[remainingbalance]) is due upon the signing of this agreement before work begins.
The remaining estimated total is due upon completion of the site. Completion is when the site is finished and all content is added and approved.
Payments can be made via check or on-line via credit card or Paypal. If a payment is made on-line using a credit card, Paypal account, or any other means of electronic payment, the payment may be susceptible to fees charge to process the payment.
Websites for a Song reserves the right to remove the webpage(s) from viewing on the Internet until final payment is made. Any items created by Websites for a Song including logos, mock-ups, website designs, and domain names remain property and copyright of Websites for a Song until the payment is paid in full by the client.
In case collection proves necessary, the client agrees to pay all fees incurred by that process. This agreement becomes effective only when signed by the designer or a Websites for a Songrepresentative.
REVISIONS AND REWRITES
Changes requested by the client that are not included in this contract and / or project scope will be billed at an hourly rate of $50 per hour. This rate shall also govern additional work authorized beyond the maximums specified above for such services as general Internet orientation education, marketing consulting, web page design, editing, modifying product pages and databases in an on-line store, art, photo, graphics services, and helping clients learn how to use their own web page editor.
We allow for 2 revisions during the development of the project. Any revisions or additional requirements beyond the initial allowed revisions and requirements included in the project scope will be assessed and charged for at our hourly rate of $50.
All billable changes will be documented and brought to the attention of the client before any charges are accrued.
The agreement contained in this "AGREEMENT FOR PRODUCTION OF A WEB SITE" constitutes the sole agreement between the designer (of Websites for a Song) and the client regarding this website. Any additional work not specified in this contract must be authorized in writing or electronic documentation. All prices specified in this contract will be honored for 1 month after both parties sign this contract. Services after that time will require a new agreement.
Websites for a Song does not warrant that the functions contained in these web pages or the Internet website will be uninterrupted or error-free. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the web pages and website is with the client or hosting company provided to the client by the designer.
In no event will Websites for a Song be liable to the client or any third party for any damages, including any lost profits, lost savings or other incidental, consequential or special damages arising out of the operation of or inability to operate these web pages or website, even if Websites for a Song has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
Copyrights and Trademarks
The client represents to Websites for a Song and unconditionally guarantees that any elements of text, graphics, photos, designs, trademarks, or other artwork furnished to Websites for a Song for inclusion in web pages are owned by the client, or that the client has permission from the rightful owner to use each of these elements, and will hold harmless, protect, and defend Websites for a Song and its subcontractors from any claim or suit arising from the use of such elements furnished by the client.
Laws Affecting Electronic Commerce
From time to time governments enact laws and levy taxes and tariffs affecting Internet electronic commerce. The client agrees that the client is solely responsible for complying with such laws, taxes, and tariffs, and will hold harmless, protect, and defend Websites for a Song and its subcontractors from any claim, suit, penalty, tax, or tariff arising from the client's exercise of Internet electronic commerce.
Copyright to Web pages
Copyright to the finished assembled work of web pages produced by the designer (of Websites for a Song) is owned by Websites for a Song until final payment of this contract, the client is assigned rights to use as a website, the design, graphics, and text contained in the finished assembled website. Websites for a Song and their subcontractors retain the right to display graphics and other Web design elements as examples of their work in their respective portfolios.
The undersigned agrees to the terms of this agreement on behalf of his or her organization or business.
I, , sign this document stating I have read and agreed to all of the above in cooperation with Websites for a Song in production and deployment of . I also agree that if under any circumstances I cannot afford to pay the remaining balance I forfeit the deposit and will have everything designed by Websites for a Song revoked and the contract terminated until I can pay the remaining balance in full.
All terms of this contract are contingent upon strike, accidents, or other causes beyond our control.
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