Acceptance

On our online forms, ticking the 'Tick if you agree to our Terms and Conditions' check box indicates your agreement to and acceptance of our Terms and Conditions.

Providing instruction to proceed with services based on a quotation provided by Proof Edit Me, indicates your agreement to and acceptance of our Terms and Conditions.

Quotations

Proof Edit Me use open source solutions whenever possible. This means that, in most cases, there are no fees applicable for software. Where an open source solution is not available, we will source a solution at a fair and reasonable cost.

The fees and expenses shown in the quotation are estimates. Where possible, expenses arising from the project have been included in the quotation, this includes but is not limited to domain registration, web hosting, SSL certificates, dedicated IP addresses, software licensing, stock photography, artwork and/or material needed for the project.

Where there are changes and additions outside the scope of the original quotation, any additional costs will be discussed with you, the Client, prior to commencement of the additional work or material being purchased. Final fees and expenses shall be shown on the final invoice.

If the scope of the project changes from that quoted, the cost may have to be renegotiated.

Client Obligations

By providing instruction to proceed with services based on a quotation provided by Proof Edit Me, you, the Client, are confirming that you have the power and ability to enter this agreement on behalf of your company or organisation.

By providing instruction to proceed with services based on a quotation provided by Proof Edit Me, you, the Client, are authorising that services be performed, this may include, but is not limited to, accessing hosting accounts and disk space, creating databases and applications, and submitting projects to search engines.

You, the Client, agree to provide all the necessary material required to complete the project in a format acceptable to us including, but not restricted to, website text, logos, branding and images.

Proof Edit Me believes in keeping you updated and informed throughout the course of the project. This means that we will be sending work for review, feedback and approval throughout the project. You, the Client, agree to perform review and provide feedback and approval within a timely manner. You, the Client, will be bound by any schedule that we agree together. We will not be responsible for a missed deadline if you have been late in supplying the required materials or have not provided feedback and approval within a timely manner. Additional costs may be charged if delays result in an increase in time to manage or deliver the services where the delays have been as a result of the Client.

Changes

The quotation will detail the scope of the project. Any additions, alterations, changes in content, layout or process changes requested by you, the Client, may alter the time and cost. If a change to the scope of the project is received, Proof Edit Me will review the change and advise of any change to delivery dates or additional fees incurred by the change. You, the Client, will have 48 hours to either accept or reject the change in delivery schedule and additional fees.

Payment

You, the Client, agree to pay Proof Edit Me in accordance with the terms specified in the quotation. You will be required to pay 30% of the project cost before commencement of the work.

All invoices are payable within 30 days from the date of issue.

Default in Payment

If you, the Client, fail to pay an invoice, Proof Edit Me reserves the right to suspend services or refuse to complete deliverables until outstanding balances are paid.

You, the Client, shall assume responsibility for costs incurred by Proof Edit Me in relation to the collection of unpaid fees and of legal fees necessitated by default in payment. Invoices in default will include but are not limited to fees for collection and legal costs.

Cancellation

The project may be cancelled by either party in the event of a material change of circumstance, with 7 days' notice sent in writing to the other party.

In the event of cancellation of the project, ownership of all copyrights and the original artwork shall be retained by Proof Edit Me, and a cancellation fee for work completed, and expenses already incurred, shall be paid by you, the Client. Cancellation fee is based on the work completed up to the point the agreement is cancelled. A 100% cancellation fee is due once the project has been finished, whether delivered to you, the Client, or not.

Confidentiality

Proof Edit Me appreciates the need for confidentiality and are agreeable to signing a confidentiality agreement if required.

Proof Edit Me will not sell, distribute or share your confidential information with a third party unless we are required by law or duty of care to do otherwise.

Proof Edit Me collects personal information and contact details for our purposes only. We will not disclose personal information or contact details to a third party.

Proof Edit Me will take all reasonable steps to protect your confidential information from unauthorised access.

Accreditation and Promotion

Proof Edit Me shall be entitled to place accreditation, as a hyperlink or otherwise, on the each deliverable under the project.

Proof Edit Me retain the right to reproduce, publish and display the deliverables in their portfolios and websites and other media for the purposes of recognition or promotion of services.

Copyright

Copyright, necessary permissions and acknowledgements remain the responsibility of you, the Client. When providing material to us for the project, you are guaranteeing that any text, graphics, images, designs, photos, trademarks or other material for inclusion in your website are either owned by you or that you have the necessary permissions to use them. Proof Edit Me will not check the sources of the content.

Proof Edit Me retains the right to terminate any agreement or refuse to undertake the requested service if we suspect the content has been plagiarised or breaches copyright. Proof Edit Me assumes no responsibility or liability for such content.

On completion of the project and after payment has been received, Proof Edit Me will grant you a license to use the website and any materials produced as part of the project. Proof Edit Me reserves all rights over code, artworks, graphics or other material developed as part of the project. You, the Client, do not have the right to copy, resell or reuse any material supplied as part of the project.

Indemnity

Proof Edit Me will make every effort to bring questionable material to your attention. You, the Client, agree to indemnify and hold Proof Edit Me harmless from any and all claims or demands, including legal fees, arising out of alleged libel or copyright infringement or infringement of any other right of any person or entity committed by you, the Client.

Limitation of Liability

Proof Edit Me shall not be under any liability (contractual, tortious or otherwise) to you in respect of any loss or damage (including, without limitation, consequential loss or damage) howsoever caused, which may be suffered or incurred or which may arise directly or indirectly in respect to the supply of services.

Proof Edit Me will perform rigorous testing on all deliverables prior to delivering to you, the Client. We cannot guarantee that the functions within the website or the templates are error-free and as such, Proof Edit Me, will not be liable to you or any third party for damages, including lost profits, lost savings or other incidental, consequential or special damages arising out of the operation of, or inability to operate your website, even if you have advised us of the possibility of such damages.

Service Guarantee

Proof Edit Me makes every effort to provide a professional and quality service to ensure a long term business relationship. We will perform rigorous testing on all deliverables prior to delivering to you, the Client, however, we cannot guarantee that all deliverables are error-free.

Client satisfaction is important to our business; if you are not satisfied with the service provided, you should contact us within 7 days to discuss. Within 7 days of receiving your notification, Proof Edit Me will carry out any necessary and reasonable modifications without extra charge and submit a revised deliverable. Within 7 days of receiving the revised deliverable, you will either approve the revised deliverable or notify us or further changes that may be required.

If we do not hear from you within 7 days, we will assume that you are satisfied with our work, and we will assume no further responsibility for your project.

Proof Edit Me, will not be liable to you or any third party for damages, including lost profits, lost savings or other incidental, consequential or special damages arising out of the operation of, or inability to operate your website, even if you have advised us of the possibility of such damages.

Cross Browser Compatibility

Websites developed by Proof Edit Me are tested to ensure that they are compatible with the most commonly used web browsers. Where the website is incompatible with a commonly used browser, we will endeavor to implement an alternative solution. Certain website elements may vary or degrade in certain browsers.

Colour Variations

Colours and images used in the website will vary across the various devices used by website visitors.

Ongoing Maintenance and Security

On completion of the project and after payment has been received, you, the Client, are free to transfer your ongoing management or maintenance to another service provider. Proof Edit Me will supply the last backup of the site and associated data.

Proof Edit Me is not responsible for ongoing maintenance of the website unless you have commissioned us to do so. Proof Edit Me do not accept any responsibility for website downtime or security breaches as a result of alterations performed by you, the Client, or an agent of the Client.

Dispute Resolution

Our Site and services are governed in all respects by the laws of the state of Queensland, Australia. Any dispute arising from the use of this website or our services will be settled in this jurisdiction.

Changes to our Terms and Conditions

Proof Edit Me reserves the right to make amendments to these Terms and Conditions at any time. If we decide to change our Terms and Conditions, we will post the changes on this page. If you have any objections to our Terms and Conditions. you should not access or use the Site or our Services.