Terms and Conditions

Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio Terms of Service

Terms of Service:

This World Wide Website is owned and operated by Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio, a company owned by Alastair Hazell. 45 Jameson Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN40 1EG.

These terms and conditions govern your use of Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio Website & Products. Please read through the Terms. If you do not agree with the Terms, then you do not agree with Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio terms of business. If you reach agreement by Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio, your acceptance indicates that you agree to be bound by the Terms.

Your access to and use of Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio website is subject to the following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing, purchasing products of Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms and Conditions, and acknowledge that any other agreements between you and Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio are superseded and of no force or effect.

By agreeing our terms and conditions you promise to abide by them henceforth. Continued use is an implied acceptance of agreement of the 'Terms and Conditions' and is a promise to abide by the terms and conditions for any future use or dealings with Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio. The terms and conditions will only cease to be applicable when any such agreement is terminated by Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio.

Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio will only work upon written confirmation where the customer has agreed with the terms and conditions. Any breach of the 'Terms' will be at the discretion of Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio and shall be determinable by Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio whether any such breach shall amount to breach of contract and shall repudiate any contract in force.

Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio will only enter in to contracts with those that are of 18 years or over, those wishing to enter into a contract below that age must do so with a guarantor over the age of 18 years of age that is agreed to be suitable by Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio. This decision is purely at the discretion of Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio.

Payment:

Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio shall undertake no work until a minimum of 30% of the invoiced sum is received by Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio and cleared confirmation is confirmed by a designated bank as determined by Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio. It is the discretion of Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio whether they shall undertake such work without a 30% deposit. The remaining 70% of the total remaining sum shall be payable within 30 days of invoice. Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio prices do not cover the release of source .png and .fla files. The customer must obtain a separate quote for such items.

Initial payment will be requested by Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio for the deposit seven days before any work is undertaken. The final payment will be requested by an invoice on completion of service. Payment shall not be received any later than 30 days upon completion. The invoice will be via email unless the customer/client specifically states they require a hard copy.

Payment accepted by cheque. Cheques made payable to Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio and addressed and mailed to: 45 Jameson Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN40 1EG.

Payment Failure:

A further charge of 30 per month or 2% per month (whichever is higher) of the outstanding payment will be charged until payment is received along with the product and all materials being removed from the servers. Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio will not be held responsible for any losses related to removing the product from the servers. Returned payments will result in the customer accruing an instant 30 fee added to the clients account balance. Customers agree that any payment failures will result in them taking on board expenses such as legal expenses including third parties sent to collect.

Product Agreement:

Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio tries its utmost to provide products without any errors. We cannot accept any responsibility for any losses due to product malfunction, the website or any part of it. Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio does not accept liability for any damage caused by negligent use of Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio products.

Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio will make sure the product works satisfactorily on Internet explorer versions 5 and 6 as well as Mozilla Firefox. No guarantees can be offered on other browser software unless specifically requested.

Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio offers the customer the chance to review the product during the design stages via the use of a prototype design. The customer is allowed up to three revisions of the prototype design unless otherwise stated. Once the customer is in acceptance of the prototype, written verification will be required to confirm that the design is the design, which is to be purchased. Once this agreement is made non payment will stand as a repudiatory breach of contract. The customer will also be allowed to review the finished product and suggest minor alterations (textual changes, small image alterations, small colour alterations or alterations that will not take any more than 10% of the scheduled hours planned to produce the product). The product will be deemed accepted unless the customer contacts Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio within 7 days from the date the product is made available to them.

Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio will endeavour to complete a product/service by the date stated or within 4 weeks if there is no date stated. However Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio cannot be liable for any delays that occur that could not be reasonably foreseeable at the time the work was originally undertaken.

Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio will not be held liable for any costs, loss of earnings, compensation if a deadline is not met.

Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio will not be held responsible for any alterations made post hand over of the project to the customer/client.

Content and images needed to begin work will be agreed at least 7 days prior to the work commencement date or by an agreed date if expressively agreed by both parties via email or in writing. If discussions begin less than 7 days prior to the work commencement date then the content and images will be required 7 days from that point or by an agreed date if expressively agreed by both parties via email or in writing.

Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio requires all agreed content and images from the customer prior to the work commencement date or by the date agreed. Failure to do so will incur an extra cost of 10 per day unless expressively agreed by both parties via email or in writing and before the commencement of any work.

If the content and images are not received within 8 weeks from the work commencement date then the customer is considered to be in violation of the agreement, the work will be terminated and the customer will be invoiced with the outstanding payment required immediately.

Termination:

Termination requests will be accepted if received in writing with the customer's signature. No other requests other than in writing with the customer's signature will be accepted. The customer will be invoiced for services up until the date the termination request was first received.

Copyright:

All other marks that appear throughout the Products and Services belong to Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio or the respective owners of such marks, and international copyright and trademark laws. Any use of any of the marks appearing throughout the Products and Services without the express written consent of Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio or the owner of the mark, as appropriate, is strictly prohibited.

Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio owns the copyright of any scripts, .cgi applications or software written by Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio. Only with written permission can these be commercially reproduced or resold.

Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio reserves the copyright rights of all website designs created.

Intellectual Property Infringement Claims:

It is the policy of Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio to respond expeditiously to claims of intellectual property infringement. Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio will promptly process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the applicable intellectual property laws. Upon receipt of notices of infringement Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio will act expeditiously to remove or disable access to any material claimed to be infringing or claimed to be the subject of infringing activity and will act expeditiously to remove or disable access to any reference or link to material or activity that is claimed to be infringing.

Design Credit:

A discrete link to Alastair Hazell Web Design Studio will appear at the bottom of each page of the website.

This agreement is subject to the jurisdiction of the English Legal System.