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Terms of Business relating to Web Site Design

If you ask us to create a web site for you, the contract between Name Dropper and you the Client is based on the terms and conditions referred to below:

1. Definitions:

    (a) Name Dropper is hereinafter also referred to as The Company. The Client or Customer is the individual or company who has ordered service from Name Dropper.

    (b) The Website shall mean the website the Client has ordered from Name Dropper based upon Name Dropper's draft proposal.

    (c) First Draft shall mean the first specimen layout of a Web Page Style offered to The Client for approval.

    (d) Final Draft shall mean the Website completed in accordance with the Draft Proposal, the First Draft and any agreed amendments thereto.

    (e) The Pictures shall mean any pictures, images, photographs or artwork supplied to The Company by The Client for inclusion in part or whole on the Website.

2. Terms of Business

    (i) A deposit of 30% is required before commencement of any work. A further stage payment of 30% is payable on approval of the First Draft.

    (ii) The balance is payable on completion of the website as per amendments agreed at First Draft stage but in any event, the company may at its discretion, require payment of all outstanding fees within 30 days from the day of inception whether the web site is completed or not. See also 3(iv) below.

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    (iii) The quoted price may vary if the specifications vary from that for which we originally quoted.

    (iv) Hosting and search engine submissions are not included in the price quoted for website design unless specifically agreed in writing by The Company before commencement of work.

3. Cancellation.

    (i) In the event of cancellation of the contract by the Customer the deposit paid is not refundable.

    (ii) If the contract is cancelled by The Client before approval of the First Draft of the Website no further fees shall be payable.

    (iii) If the contract is cancelled by The Client after approval of the First Draft the full amount of the contract shall be payable within 7 days.

    (iv) Failure by The Client to provide within 7 days of submission of the First Draft the text, Pictures or content required to complete the Website may be deemed a cancellation in accordance with clause 3(iii) hereto. In any event the client agrees to adhere to the timescales quoted.

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4. Obligations of The Company.

    (i) The Company will use its best endeavours to complete the First Draft of the website within 14 days of the date of the contract unless other deadlines have been discussed and agreed.

    (ii) The Company will use its best endeavours to complete the Final Draft of the Website within 14 days of receipt of The Client's approval of the First Draft and relevant amendments.

    (iii) The Company will use its best endeavours to ensure that all artwork supplied to it will be returned to The Client in good condition.

    (iv) The Company warrants that it will publish the Website to the World Wide Web within 7 days of receipt of The Client's final payment in cleared funds.

    (v) The Company will use its best endeavours to maintain display of Websites on our own servers on the Web for 24 hours per day and to rectify any problems within The Company's control as soon as possible. Where the problem is beyond The Company's control it will use its best endeavours to advise The Client of this and to work with The Client to find the most acceptable solution. If a website is to be hosted on a server outside The Company's control, no responsibility can be accepted whatsoever.

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5. Obligations of The Client.

    (i) The Client undertakes to make the Payments listed in the contract and to adhere to the schedules set.

    (ii) The Client warrants that he/she is the sole owner of the intellectual property rights in the Pictures and content in general or is otherwise authorised to grant and hereby grants any necessary rights to The Company.

Name Dropper UK, Media House, 53A High Street, Reigate, Surrey RH2 9AE - Tel: 01737 243696