TERMS OF SERVICE
These services include all aspects of design, including concept art, graphics, illustration and typography, related, but not
limited to, website design and development, logo design and/or marketing literature design commissioned by the Client.
A complete copy of these terms will be provided to the client.
It is not necessary for the Client to have signed this document for these terms and conditions to apply. If the Client commissions any service from Applebox Designs then the Client will be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the terms applying and have accepted these terms and conditions in full.
Please read these terms and conditions carefully. Any commission or use of Applebox Designs' services implies that you have read, understood and accepted these terms and conditions.
Charges for services to be provided by Applebox Designs are defined in the project quotation (estimate) that the Client will receive, upon request, via e-mail. Quotations are valid for a period of 30 days. Applebox Designs reserves the right to alter or refuse to honour a quotation after expiry of the 30 days.
The Client agrees to reimburse Applebox Designs for any additional expenses incurred for the completion of the work. examples of these instances would be purchase of licensed fonts, stock photography, outsourced printer or postage charges etc.
The Client will be required to provide all relevant content at all times throughout the contract period to Applebox Designs. Please note, at present, Applebox Designs does not provide copy writing, proofing services or SEO management. The Client agrees to ensure that all content provided by the Client to Applebox Designs is correct at the time of sending.
Text content should be delivered as an email, Microsoft Word, (or similar) document with the information in the supplied document representing the content of data to be used within the undertaken project. Please do not supply text content in a flattened image or hard copy document as this will not enable Applebox Designs to copy and paste content directly.
Visual content (any images to be included in your design) should be delivered electronically via email or (if of a high volume or large file size) via a secure transfer/sharing service such as Wetransfer.com or Dropbox. Please ensure all visual content supplied is of a relatively, high quality format for integration and ease of modification.
NOTE: If required, Applebox Designs will also accept relevant content on a USB device or CD, supplied via post. Please inform Applebox Designs if you require these items to be returned, as this may incur additional expenses.
Throughout the design and development process, Applebox Designs will provide the Client with the opportunity to review project during the design phase and once the overall development is completed.
At the completion of the project, Applebox Designs will require a written agreement from the Client that all design work/content is satisfactory and correct at which time a final invoice and a Service Agreement Contract will be issued to the Client.
Copyright and Licensing
Applebox Designs retains copyright to all design work completed including concept art, graphics, illustration and typography, related, but not limited to, website design and development, logo design, business card design and production, letterhead design, leaflet design and/or poster design commissioned by the Client at all times.
The Client retains the copyright to any data, files, artwork and graphic logos provided by the Client, and grants Applebox Designs the rights to publish, edit (if necessary) and use such material throughout the service period. The Client must obtain permission and rights to use any information or files that are copyrighted by a third party (for example, fonts, stock imagery etc.).
The Client is further responsible for granting Applebox Designs permission and rights for use of any materials supplied and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Applebox Designs from any and all claims resulting from the Client's negligence or inability to obtain proper copyright permissions. A contract for website design and/or placement shall be regarded as a guarantee by the Client to Applebox Designs that all such permissions and authorities have been obtained. Evidence of permissions and authorities may be requested.
An assignment of license may be issued upon request, if applicable. The Client agrees that at no time will they transfer, redistribute or sell any work completed by Applebox Designs to a third party without the express written permission of Applebox Designs or an assignment of license.
A link to Applebox Designs will appear in either small type or by a small graphic at the bottom of the Client's website and promotional
literature (if applicable). If a graphic is used, it will be designed to fit
with the overall design.
The Client also agrees that the website developed for the Client may be presented in Applebox Designs' portfolio and/or shared via
Applebox Designs' social media network.