Terms of Business for Websitesforcharities.net

  1. Introduction

These Terms of Business (“Terms”) apply to all services provided by Websitesforcharities.net (“Provider”) to you, the Client. By digitally signing the Proposal, the Client agrees to these Terms, forming a binding contract between the Client and the Provider.

  1. Proposal and Agreement

2.1. Each project undertaken by the Provider will be detailed in a written Proposal that includes the scope of work, project stages, timelines, payment schedule, and any other pertinent details.

2.2. The Client is required to digitally sign the Proposal and these Terms prior to the commencement of any project, signifying agreement and acceptance.

  1. Payment Terms

3.1. Payment Schedule: The total project cost will be divided as follows:

  • 15% deposit upon project initiation.
  • 45% after the initial build phase is completed to the satisfaction of both parties.
  • The remaining balance is due 20 days after the project’s completion.

3.2. All invoices are payable via Bank Transfer or card payments. Payment details will be provided in each invoice.

3.3. Late Payment: If payments are not made according to the agreed schedule, the Provider reserves the right to pause work until payment is received. Interest may be charged on late payments at a rate of 5% per annum above the Bank of England’s base rate.

  1. Project Stages and Deliverables

4.1. The project will be completed in stages as outlined in the Proposal. Each stage must be completed and approved by the Client before moving to the next phase.

4.2. The Provider will make every effort to meet project timelines but cannot be held responsible for delays outside of their control.

  1. Third-Party Software, images and Licenses

5.1. Should the project require third-party software, images or services that incur additional costs, the Client will be responsible for these costs. The Provider will obtain prior approval from the Client before incurring any such expenses.

  1. Intellectual Property

6.1. Upon full payment, the intellectual property rights of the developed website and any custom solutions will be transferred to the Client including Domain Names purchased by the Provider.

6.2. The Provider retains the right to use project deliverables and related materials for promotional purposes, unless specifically requested not to by the Client, this includes a link to their website at the bottom of the website.

6.3 Should a client wish to have the design credit omitted, a nominal fee amounting to 20% of the total project cost will be incurred. For projects where the total development charges are below £1500, a flat fee of £250 will be charged instead. Additionally, the Client consents to the inclusion of the developed website in Websites for Charities’ portfolio.

  1. Web Browsers

    7.1 Websites for Charities is committed to creating websites accessible to the widest possible audience. Our designs are optimized for compatibility with the leading web browsers, such as Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, among others. However, the client acknowledges that it is not feasible for Websites for Charities to ensure perfect functionality across every browser and operating system combination.
  2. Liability and Indemnification

8.1. The Provider will not be liable for any indirect, special, or consequential losses arising out of or in connection with the services provided.

8.2. The Client agrees to indemnify the Provider against any claims, damages, or expenses arising from the Client’s use of the provided services.

  1. Termination

9.1. Either party may terminate the agreement with written notice if there are significant breaches of these Terms that are not remedied within 30 days of notification.

9.2. Upon termination, the Client is responsible for payment of all work completed up to the point of termination.

  1. Dispute Resolution

10.1. Any disputes arising under or in connection with these Terms shall be attempted to be resolved through negotiation between the parties.

910.2. If a dispute cannot be resolved through negotiation, it shall be submitted to arbitration according to the laws of the jurisdiction of England and Wales.

  1. General

11.1. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the Client and the Provider, superseding any prior agreements or understandings.

11.2. Amendments to these Terms must be made in writing and signed by both parties.

11.3. If any part of these Terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of the Terms will remain in effect.

  1. Acceptance

By digitally signing the Proposal, the Client acknowledges they have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by these Terms of Business.


Updated 29.2.2024