Artistic Imaging Services Terms & Conditions

Logo Design

 

Concepts: Within 7 business days of receiving your company information and deposit, Artistic Imaging Services, (AIS) will create up to three different logo concepts for your business. Logo designs will be submitted for your review via E-mail unless otherwise negotiated. Upon receipt of your feedback on these designs, AIS will make any needed changes to your favorite of the three logo designs until you are completely satisfied. Up to three rounds of revision are included in quoted price. Further revisions will incur additional costs at AIS’s current hourly rate of $25 an hr.

File Delivery: After the final logo design is approved, the logo-design to you as a digital files (.jpg, .pdf, & .eps file formats).

Ownership: You, the client, have ownership of the final logo design for use in any media application that is beneficial to your business. AIS retain’s the right to use the final logo, or any versions of the logo created in the process, within printed and on-line portfolios, including promotional materials such as newsletters and advertisements. The client also gives AIS permission to use client’s full name, business address, and/or website address, for testimonial purposes on her website, or other business related media. The client understands that it is the client’s responsibility to copyright the logo design (www.copyright.gov) and/or seek trademark (www.uspto.gov/main/trademarks.htm).

Payment: In return for logo design, the client agrees to pay the total fee payable in one payment. A 50% deposit is required before any work begins and the remaining payment when final logo design is approved but before it is delivered. The client understands that the final logo design belongs to AIS until paid in full. In the event of termination of this Agreement, AIS owns the logo and has the right to complete, exhibit, and/or sell the logo design (not including business name). Furthermore, AIS owns all the logo design concepts created before the final logo design. The client understands that once the final invoice is paid in full, the client has the right to use the logo design in all media useful for business promotion and that AIS reserves the right to display the logo for business promotional use.

Originality: AIS affirms that our logo designs are original and therefore owns the rights granted under this agreement, and that the rights granted do not conflict any other agreement.

Delays: Illness, injury, or other events beyond AIS’s control, such as: fire, theft, computer failure, and Acts of God may result in a delay of unpredictable length.

Termination: The client has the right to terminate this Agreement if, AIS fails to complete the logo within 60 days of deposit submission. If agreement is terminated for any reason other than failure to deliver within 60 days, AIS shall retain the deposit.

Performance Liability: AIS does not warrant that the functions supplied by logo design(s), consultation or advice, will be uninterrupted or error-free. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the logo is with client. In no event will AIS be liable to the client or any third party for any damages, including any lost profits, lost savings or other incidental, consequential or special damages arising out of the reproduction of, or appearance of the logo, even if AIS has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

 

Print Design

Print design includes but is not limited to flyers, brochures, posters, advertisements, newsletters, postcards and other marketing collateral for profit or non-profit purposes.

Concepts: Within 7 business days of receiving your company information and deposit, AIS will create a design concept for your project. Designs will be submitted for your review via E-mail unless otherwise negotiated. A personalized proposal will be submitted to the client that includes details on how many revisions will be included for the estimated cost.  Total project fees may be negotiated in lieu of an hourly rate. Further revisions will incur additional costs at AIS’s current hourly rate of $25.

Ownership: You, the client, have ownership of the final design for use in any media application that is beneficial to your business. AIS retains the right to use the final design, or any versions of the design created in the process, within printed and on-line portfolios, including promotional materials such as newsletters and advertisements. The client also gives PPD permission to use client’s full name, business address, and/or website address, for testimonial purposes on her website, or other business related media. The client understands that it is the client’s responsibility to copyright the design (www.copyright.gov) and/or seek trademark (www.uspto.gov/main/trademarks.htm).

Payment: In return for graphic design services, the client agrees to pay the total fee payable in one payment. A 50% deposit is required before any work begins and the remaining payment when final design is approved but before it is delivered. The client understands that the final design belongs to AIS until paid in full. In the event of termination of this Agreement, AIS owns the logo and has the right to complete, exhibit, and/or sell the logo design (not including business name). Furthermore, AIS owns all the design concepts created before the final design. The client understands that once the final invoice is paid in full, the client has the right to use the logo design in all media useful for business promotion and that AIS reserves the right to display the logo for business promotional use.

Originality: AIS affirms that all designs are original and therefore owns the rights granted under this agreement, and that the rights granted do not conflict any other agreement. 

Stock Photography: AIS agrees to provide up to 5 stock photos during the print design process. Any photos acquired by AIS for inclusion in the client’s website remain the property of AIS and may be used in multiple, separate projects. Should the client require full ownership of the provided photography, these terms must be disclosed in writing.

Delays: Illness, injury, or other events beyond AIS’s control, such as: fire, theft, computer failure, and Acts of God may result in a delay of unpredictable length.

Termination: The client has the right to terminate this Agreement if, AIS fails to complete the design by any deadline that has been submitted and agreed upon in writing. If agreement is terminated for any reason other than failure to deliver within agreed-upon timeframe, AIS shall retain the deposit.

Performance Liability: AIS does not warrant that the functions supplied by design(s), consultation or advice, will be uninterrupted or error-free. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the print is with client. In no event will AIS be liable to the client or any third party for any damages, including any lost profits, lost savings or other incidental, consequential or special damages arising out of the printing, reproduction of, or appearance of the design, even if AIS has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

 

Web Design

Permissions: The client agrees to give access (usernames, passwords, and any other required permissions) to existing or future domain registration, hosting accounts, and affiliated service-providers as needed to accomplish the goals set forth in the written proposal. The client also authorizes AIS to publicize their completed Web site to Web search engines, as well as other Web directories and indexes, if this is included in the scope of the project.

Proposal: For any website project, a proposal shall be provided to the client which outlines the general scope of the web design project. Additionally, the proposal shall include an estimate of the costs involved to complete the project. Additional work required to the project will incur additional costs. All prices specified in a contract will be honored for three (3) months after both parties agree to this contract. Continued services after that time will require a new agreement.

Client Provisions: Client will provide all text and photo to be used in web pages, unless otherwise negotiated. Client agrees to provide copy and any other submissions in a timely manner. Should the client require full ownership of the provided photography, these terms must be disclosed in writing

Web Browsers: AIS will verify the design and functionality of all websites on the following internet browsers: Internet Explorer 6 and 7, current versions of Firefox, Chrome and Safari. Should an update or up-version of any of these browsers results in the corruption of the website in part or in whole, the client understands that any revisions or corrections will be made at the client’s expense, billed at AIS’s current hourly rate of $25 an hr.

Completion Date: AIS agrees to complete website projects within a timeframe agreed upon with the client.

Delays: Illness, injury, or other events beyond AIS’s control, such as: fire, theft, computer failure, and Acts of God may result in a delay of unpredictable length.

Payment: A 50% deposit is required before any work begins and the remaining payment when final web design is approved but before it is delivered. Returned checks will results in a return-check fee of $30.00. The client understands that the final website design belongs to AIS until all invoices are paid in full. In the event of termination of this Agreement, AIS owns the website design and has the right to complete, exhibit, and/or sell the website design (not including business name).  Once the final invoice is paid in full, the client has the right to use images of the website design in all media useful for business promotion and that AIS reserves the right to display the website for business promotional use.

Performance Liability: AIS provides limited warranty for the functions supplied by web pages. AIS will include with site design an introduction to website management, building Search Engine Optimization (SEO) into the site, and a 1 hour basic introduction to WordPress. Therefore unless specified by additional management agreements it is the responsibility of the owner to manage content, keep plugins, and releases up to date. If in the event the website crashes, become severely interrupted, or displays significant error: AIS agrees to perform a emergency staging to repair website for an additional flat fee of $150.00. In no event will AIS be liable to the client or any third party for any lost profits, lost savings or other incidental, consequential or special damages arising out of the operation of or inability to operate these web pages or website, even if AIS has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Copyrights and Trademarks: The client represents to AIS and unconditionally guarantees that any elements of text, graphics, photos, designs, trademarks, or other artwork furnished to AIS 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 AIS from any claim or suit arising from the use of such elements furnished by the client.