ALPINE ZEAL - PASSIONATE ABOUT WEB DESIGN
Terms & Conditions
You, as our client, upon your acceptance of our quote will sign our Website Design Contract which will clearly state in writing the agreed cost of the project, the delivery dates, the scope of work/services to be provided along with the standard terms & conditions of Alpine Zeal as stated on this page.
02. SCOPE OF WORK/SERVICES:
The aforementioned Website Design Contract (see above point 01) will clearly specify all the services and the scope of the work we have agreed to undertake for you.
03. EVALUATION AND ACCEPTANCE:
As we complete each stage of the project, we will submit the completed materials to you for approval. You will have 10 business days to approve the completed materials or provide corrections and comments. We will have 10 business days after receiving your comments and corrections to submit a revised version of the materials to you. You will review the revised version within 15 business days of receipt and either approve the corrected version or make further changes. If you fail to provide approval or comments during any of the approval periods, those materials will be considered to be approved. If you terminate this Agreement under any provision, we shall be entitled to compensation on a time and materials basis at an hourly rate of €75/hr plus expenses. We shall submit an invoice detailing our time and expenses. If the invoice amount is less than the amounts paid to us prior to termination, we shall promptly return the excess to you. If the invoice amount exceeds the amounts paid to us prior to termination, you shall pay us the difference within 30 days of the date of the invoice.
04. CHANGES IN PROJECT SCOPE
If you wish to implement major revisions after you have already accepted our work product following completion of any stage of development, you shall submit a written proposal specifying the desired changes.
We will evaluate each such proposal at its standard rates and charges. We shall submit to you a written response to each such proposal within 10 working days following receipt. Our written response shall include a statement of the availability of our personnel and resources, as well as any impact the proposed changes will have on the contract price, delivery dates, or warranty provisions of this Agreement.
You shall have 10 business days from receipt of our response to your proposal to accept or reject it in writing. If you accept our response, we shall draft a written Contract Amendment Agreement to reflect the desired changes and acknowledge any effect of such changes on the provisions of this Agreement. We shall commence work on the desired changes once the Contract Amendment Agreement is signed by authorised representatives of you and Alpine Zeal.
Should you reject our response to your proposal, you will notify us within ten working days of your receipt of the response. We will not be obligated to perform any services beyond those called for in the original Agreement.
05. WEBSITE CREDITS AND LINKS
We may take the following actions:
We can state on the Site that we developed the Site. This will be stated discreetly in site footer and include hypertext links on your Site to our website. We can place links on our website to your Site as an example of our services.
06. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT
We warrant that we will not knowingly infringe on the copyright or trade secrets of any third party in performing services under our Agreement. To the extent any material used by us contains matter proprietary to a third party, we shall obtain a license from the owner permitting the use of such matter and granting us the right to sublicense its use. We will not knowingly infringe upon any existing patents of third parties in the performance of services required by the Agreement
You represent and warrant to us as follows: You have the authority to enter into and perform your obligations under the Agreement; You have or will obtain all necessary and appropriate rights and licenses to grant the license to us to use your Content for the Site; and you have or will obtain any authorisations necessary for hypertext links from the Site to any other third-party websites. You will indemnify us from any claims resulting in losses, damages, liabilities, costs, charges, and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, arising out of any breach of any of your representations and warranties contained in the Agreement. For such indemnification to be effective, however, we must give you prompt written notice of any such claim and provide you such reasonable cooperation and assistance as you may request in the defense of such suit. You will have sole control over any such suit or proceeding.
A 33% deposit shall be paid before work commences, 33% shall be paid upon approval of the mockups, and the remaining balance shall be paid within 30 calendar days of the completion of services.
Should you fail to pay us the full amount specified in any invoice within 30 calendar days of the invoice’s date, interest of 10 percent per annum shall accrue from the 30th calendar day following the invoice’s date.
08. OWNERSHIP OF YOUR WEBSITE
Once the full payment as per the agreed quote for the development and design of your website has been received by us, Alpine Zeal will transfer the ownership of your website to you (the purchasing client). Ownership of a website entails the language/coding of your website, the visual design, all text content (even if written by us for you) and the site photography (if provided by you, if not, the license to use them will be transferred to you). We can happily supply you with the corresponding files which will be sent to you on a pen drive by registered post for the price of €75 plus postage.
If we have acquired your domain on your behalf, we always put this in your name at time of registration, and as above, we will transfer it to you. If you have do not subscribe to one of our hosting or maintenance plans, you will at that time become solely responsible for paying for your domain registration renewal annually.
It is also possible your newly designed website, especially in our “À la Carte Plans”, contains elements from third party suppliers (such as contact forms, etc.) which may require paying an annual license to continue using them. As with your domain, you will be solely responsible for this. You will of course have been informed of and agreed to these charges during the quote/pre-design process.
During the term of the Agreement and afterwards, we will use reasonable care to prevent the unauthorised use or dissemination of your confidential information. Reasonable care means at least the same degree of care we use to protect our own confidential information from unauthorised disclosure. Confidential information is limited to information clearly marked as confidential, or disclosed orally that is treated as confidential when disclosed and summarised and identified as confidential in writing delivered to us within 15 days of disclosure. Confidential information does not include information that: we knew before you disclosed it; is or becomes public knowledge through no fault of ours; we obtain from sources other than you who owe no duty of confidentiality to you; or we develop independently.
10. TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT
Each party shall have the right to terminate the Agreement by written notice to the other if a party has materially breached any obligation herein and such breach remains uncured for a period of 30 days after written notice of such breach is sent to the other party.
Last Modified January 10th 2021