This is a legal and binding contract between Lemon web design llc and the Client.
These are the terms of our agreement together:
- Authorization. The above-named Client is engaging Lemon Web Design, known as Developer, a sole proprietor as an independent contractor for the specific purpose of developing and/or improving a website. The Client hereby authorizes Developer to access the above FTP account, and authorizes the web hosting service to provide Developer 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 Developer to publicize their completed website to Web search engines, as well as other Web directories and indexes.
- Standard Website :
- Domain Registration: The Developer will secure a domain name for the Client at the Client’s request. All charges included Lemon Hosting Plan in packgage only 1year. These are Internic fees, and are not a source of income for the Developer. If the Client already has a domain name, the Developer will coordinate redirecting the address to the new host. Should the Client desire a specific domain name, which is already owned by another party, negotiations for said domain name must be undertaken by the Client.
- Text. Copy for website wording contents must be supplied by the Client in a .doc format via upload provided support account or email attachment. Otherwise, if not supplied on disk or via email.
- Links. This agreement contemplates up to an average of external or relative links per page and an e-mail response link on each web page to any e-mail address specified by Client. This agreement also contemplates making any link the Client desires “pop up” in a new window if requested at the specific dimensions and configuration specified by the Author.
- Photos. Photos and other misc. graphic images must be supplied by Client or use our licensed image source
- Scanning. This agreement contemplates scanning up to 10 images for the Client. It is contemplated that this will accommodate the needs of most Clients.. Please note: If you anticipate needing extensive scanning service, or need large format images scanned, please contact Developer for pricing and / or discounts on volume scanning.
- Installation. Website will be completely uploaded to Client’s hosting account.
- Site publicity. The site will be subject to a one-time blast submission to at least 5 of the major Web search engines, such as google, yahoo, etc.
- E-mail response link. on each web page to any e-mail address the Client designates.
- Cross Browser Compatibility. Our agreement contemplates the creation of a web site viewable by both Google Chrome and Firefox and Sapari. Compatibility is defined herein as all critical elements of each page being viewable in both browsers. Client is aware that some advanced techniques on the Internet, however, may require a more recent browser version and brand or plug-in. Client is also aware that as new browser versions of Internet Explorer and Sapari are developed, the new browser versions may not be compatible. In the absence of a Maintenance Agreement time spent to redesign a site for compatibility due to the introduction of a new browser version will be separately negotiated and in addition to the base price of our agreement.
- CGI / Perl. This contract contemplates one basic form embedded on the Clients website with the data captured in each form delivered to the Client at the Client’s specified e-mail address. If a specific script beyond this capability is requested by the Client and it must be purchased or created by the” Developer” at the Client’s request, the charge for the script, if any, will be billed back to the Client.
- Standard Website Design Plan only. The content of the web pages will be supplied by the Client and executed as specified by the Client in the “Website Planning Worksheet” dated . In case the Client desires additional standard web pages beyond the original number of pages specified contract plan, the Client agrees to pay Developer an additional Fee for each additional web page.
- e-Commerce stores only. The text and product graphic content of the web pages will be supplied by the Client and executed as specified by the Client in the “Web Page Planning Worksheet” and / or the Store Planning Worksheet. It is understood that total prices calculated are likely to vary from the final amount due to different quantities of products, categories, photos, regular pages, etc. in the final store. We include e-mail/phone consultation of up to 1 hours total general Internet orientation education, marketing strategy, Web design consultation, and helping Clients learn to use the store software. Product web pages, products, or photos added after the store is ready for advertising to the Web search engines will be calculated for actual time spent at the hourly rate specified below.
- Available Services :
- Graphic Creation / Banner. Development plan contemplates that the “Developer” will create, capture or receive from the Client all the graphic elements necessary to complete the Client’s web site. This includes creation / redesign of Corporate Identity (logo), ancillary images, animated graphics, photography and banner advertisements.
- HTML/CSS. Development plan contemplates using HTML/CSS/PHP technology. The Author understands that HTML/CSS/PHP technology may not work in older browsers and some HTML/CSS/PHP technology is not cross-browser specific.
- Real Audio/Video. Development plan contemplates using Real Audio or Real Video on the Client’s site by client’s supplied media source.
- Secure Certificate. If the Client selects an e-commerce enabled site, the Client is encouraged to obtain a secure certificate for online transactions. The Client understands that if they do not obtain their own secure certificate, design capabilities on the shopping cart itself may be limited.
- PHP. Sites requiring database design may require php technology.
- Databases. Mysql data version over5.0
- Additional Expenses. Client agrees to reimburse the Developer for any critical Client requested expenses necessary for the completion of the project. Examples would be:
* Over limit graphic creation work at the Client’s request,
* Over limit webpage or product page at the Client’s request.
* Development of specific program software at the Client’s request.
- Client Amends / Changes. Developer prides itself in providing excellent customer service. That is the spirit of our agreement and the spirit of the Developer’s business. To that end, we encourage input from the Client during the design process. The Developer understands, however, that Clients may request significant design changes to pages that have already built to the Client’s specification. To that end, please note that our agreement does not include a provision for significant page modification or creation of additional pages in excess of our agreed page maximum. If significant page modification is requested after a page has been built to the Author’s specification, we must count it as an additional page.
- Some examples of significant page modification at the request of the Client include:
* Developing a new table or layer structure to accommodate a substantial redesign at the Client’s request.
* Recreating or significantly modifying the company logo graphic at the Client’s request.
* Replacing more than 50% of the text to any given page at the Client’s request.
* Creating a new navigation structure or changing the link graphics at the Author’s request.
- Clients who anticipate frequently changing the look of their site during the design process and Clients who desire to be intricately involved design of each page are encouraged to negotiate an agreement which exceeds the page maximum. If significant page modification is requested by the Client after the page maximum has been reached a Change Request with estimated costs will be submitted for Client approval prior to changes being done. Moderate changes, however, will always be covered during our development of the site and also covered by our one month of guaranteed free maintenance plan.
- Third Party or Client Page Modification. Some Clients will desire to independently edit or update their web pages after completion of the site. Note however, Developer is not responsible for any damage created by the Client or agent of the Client. Any repairs required will be assessed at an hourly rate of $60 [1 hour minimum charge].
- Web Hosting. The Client agrees to select a web hosting service that allows Hosting full access to the website and a cgi-bin directory via FTP and ssh. The Client further understands that if the web hosting service’s operating system is a Linux system.
- Search Engine Registration. The Developer will optimize the Clients website with appropriate titles, keywords, descriptions and text and thereafter submit the Client’s web site to each of the major search engines and directories. The Developer also offers advanced search engine optimization and site promotion services. If advanced search engine optimization and site promotion services are desired the agreement for said services will be listed. The Developer encourages all commercial Clients to obtain advanced Search Engine Optimization and Site Promotion services.
- Work Schedule and Completion Date. Developer to submit a First Mockup Draft of website no later than 3-5 weeks after Developer receives along with complete payment from the Client. Client to provide Developer with all the data needed to complete website, including text, company logo, and photos. Upon completion of this stage, the Client will be asked to confirm acceptance for the basic site design via e-mail or by signing a printed copy of the design and email to Developer. Once this acceptance is received from the Client, the work necessary to complete the project will continue. Upon completion of the website, an e-mail will be sent to the Client advising the Client that the work has been completed. Client will supply written approval by printing, initialing and email back each page in website. After contract has been paid in full, site will then be uploaded to Client’s hosting company.
- Maintenance Grace Period. This agreement includes minor web page maintenance to regular web pages (not store product pages) over a one-month period, including updating links and making minor changes to a sentence or paragraph. It does not including removing nearly all the text from a page and replacing it with new text. If the Client or an agent other than Developer attempts updating the Client’s pages, time to repair web pages will be assessed at the hourly rate, and is not included as part of the updating time. The one-month maintenance period commences upon the date the Client signs this contract. Changes requested by the Client beyond those limits will be billed at the hourly rate. This rate shall also apply toward 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 online store, and art, photo, graphics services, and helping Clients learn how to use their own web page editor. CGI programming charges (if any) are not included in this rate.
- Extended Maintenance Contracts. Terms for Maintenance Contracts will be listed, using one of 4 methods.
- The Monthly “Basic Plan” Maintenance Contract, Monthly 1 Hour Technical Support
- The Monthly “Pro Plan” Maintenance Contract, Monthly 2 Hour Technical Support
- The Monthly “Gold Plan” Maintenance Contract, Monthly 3 Hour Technical Support
- The Monthly “No Plan” Maintenance Contract, Standard Hourly Rate $60
- Copyrights and Trademarks
- The Client represents to Developer and unconditionally guarantees that any elements of text, graphics, photos, designs, trademarks, or other artwork furnished to Developer 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 Developer and its subcontractors from any claim or suit arising from the use of such elements furnished by the Client.
- Assignment of Project. The Developer reserves the right to assign certain subcontractors to this project to insure the right fit for the job as well as on-time completion. The Developer warrants all work completed by subcontractors for this project. When subcontracting is required, the Developer will only use industry recognized professionals.
- Age. Authorized representative of the Client certifies that he or she is at least 18 years of age and legally capable of entering a contract in the State of GA on behalf of the Client.
- Warranties and Liability. Client agrees that any material submitted for publication will not contain anything leading to an abusive or unethical use of the Web Hosting Service, the Host Server or the Developer. Abusive and unethical materials and uses include, but are not limited to, pornography, obscenity, nudity, violations of privacy, computer viruses, harassment, any illegal activity, spamming, advocacy of an illegal activity, and any infringement of privacy. Client hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Developer from any claim resulting from the Client’s publication of material or use of those materials.
- It is also understood that the Developer will not publish information over the Internet which may be used by another party to harm another. The Developer will also not develop a pornography or warez web site for the Client. The Developer reserves the right to determine what is and is not pornography.
- Developer does not warrant the functions of the site will meet Client’s expectations of site traffic or resulting business or that the operation of the web pages will be uninterrupted and / or error-free. Developer is not be held responsible for occasional downtime of email or web site due to line interruptions and/or other instances beyond Developers control.
- Indemnification. Client agrees that it shall defend, indemnify, save and hold the Developer harmless from any and all demands, liabilities, losses, costs and claims, including reasonable attorney’s fees associated with the Developer’s development of the Client’s web site. This includes Liabilities asserted against the Developer, it’s subcontractors, it’s agents, its clients, servants, officers and employees, that may arise or result from any service provided or performed or agreed to be performed or any product sold by the Client, its agents, employee or assigns.
- Client also agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Developer against Liabilities arising out of any injury to person or property caused by any products or services sold or otherwise distributed over the Client’s website. This includes infringing on the proprietary rights of a third party, copyright infringement, and delivering any defective product or misinformation which is detrimental to another person, organization, or business.
- Rights Upon Termination of Agreement. Developer shall transfer, assign and make available to Client all property and materials in Developer’s possession or subject to Developer’s control that are the property of Client, subject to payment in full of amounts due pursuant to this Agreement Developer also agrees to provide reasonable cooperation in arranging for the transfer or approval of third party’s interest in all contracts, agreements and other arrangements with advertising media, suppliers, talent and others not then utilized, and all rights and claims thereto and therein, following appropriate release from the obligations therein.
- Default. In the event of any default of any material obligation by or owed by a party pursuant to this Agreement, then the other party may provide written notice of such default and if such default is not cured within ten (20) days of the written notice, then the non-defaulting party may terminate this Agreement.
- Notices. Any notice required by this Agreement or given in connection with it, shall be in writing and shall be given to the appropriate party by personal delivery or by certified mail, postage prepaid, or recognized overnight delivery services.
- 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 Developer and its subcontractors from any claim, suit, penalty, tax, or tariff arising from the Client’s exercise of Internet electronic commerce
- Ownership to Web Pages and Graphics. Copyright to the finished assembled work of web pages and graphics produced by the Developer shall be vested with the Client upon final payment for the project. This ownership is to include, design, photos, graphics, source code, work-up files, text, and any program(s) specifically designed or purchased on behalf of the Client for completion of this project.
- Rights to photos, graphics, computer programs are specifically not transferred to the Client, and remain the property of their respective owners. Developer and its subcontractors retain the right to display all designs as examples of their work in their respective portfolios.
- Litigation. Any disputes arising form this contract will be litigated or arbitrated in Suwanee, GA. This agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of GA, Undersigned hereby agree to the terms, conditions and stipulations of this agreement on behalf of his or her organization or business. This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding of both parties. Any changes or modification thereto must be in writing and signed by both parties.
- Payment of Fees. Developer reserves the right to remove web pages from viewing on the Internet until final payment is made. If a payment delay is anticipated, please contact the Developer immediately for an alternative arrangement. In case collection proves necessary, the Client agrees to pay all fees incurred by that process. This agreement becomes effective only when signed by Developer. Regardless of the place of signing of this agreement, the Client agrees that for purposes of venue, this contract was entered into in GA, and any dispute will be litigated or arbitrated in GA
- Sole Agreement. The agreement contained in this “Website Design Contract” constitutes the sole agreement between Developer and the Client regarding this web site. Any additional work not specified in this contract, All prices specified will be honored after payment in this contract. Continued services after that time will require a new agreement.
- This agreement constitutes the entire understanding of the Developer and Client. This agreement terminates and supersedes all prior understanding or agreements on the subject matter hereof. Any changes or modification thereto must be in writing and email by both parties
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28. REFUND & CANCELLATION POLICY
- Once a payment or deposit is made, it is non-refundable.