Terms of Services
Have a look at the terms of our services,
Payment Terms:- Payment of the project will be detailed in the proposal. Web development jobs require a payment prior to commencement of the work and on completion and prior to the launch of the site. Invoices will be issued for the work.
Completion Time-frame:- Lotus Technology Development agrees to complete the website within a specified period.
Sign–Off on System Layout – Proposal:- A proposal will be provided for all projects completed and the client accepts that the payment or part payment of the services constitutes acceptance of the Terms and Conditions provided by Lotus Technology Development. A person representing the company and signing the agreement for the services must be authorized to do so by the company. Lotus Technology Development will prepare a mock-up of the proposed Home Page for the client to approve. No programming can commence until the mock up is approved.
Web Site Sign Off:- The Client will review the completed site, and once it has been approved, the site will be launched.
Content:- Essential content including text and specific images is to be supplied by the Client prior to commencement of development. Delays in delivery of content will extend time taken to complete the development. If additional content is supplied or major changes requested following the sign off of the mock up, additional charges will be at an hourly rate specified.
Maintenance:- All changes and updates not included in the quote may be charged at an hourly rate. Any changes to the site post completion will be charged at an hourly rate. Minor changes will be assessed and provided free of charge or quoted at the hourly rate. If the Client or a third party makes changes to the site without the knowledge of Lotus Technology Development, and adjustments or a reinstatement is requested to Lotus Technology Development, then a quote for the changes at an hourly rate will be supplied.
Training:- Training for web site maintenance is not included in the development and any ongoing prices quoted, however, should a client require training an hourly rate, (currently $88.00 per hour including GST) will be charged. Based on the web site and it’s structure, training could take between one and four hours.
Authorization:- Client authorizes Lotus Technology Development to record the name of the web design company, “Lotus Technology Development”, on the base of the home page in small print.
Photos and Videos:- High resolution photos and other graphic images and videos are to be supplied by the Client. If images are supplied by Lotus Technology Development, they remain the property of Lotus Technology Development and may be used in future developments.
Assignment of Project:- Lotus Technology Development reserves the right to assign sub-contractor programmers to the project if required.
Damages to the Site after Handover:- Lotus Technology Development does not take any responsibility for damages or errors made to the site by the Client or a third party after the web site has been completed and handed over.
Termination of Agreement:- If a Client terminates the agreement prior to completion of the web site, a calculation on work completed and unbilled will be made, including all work in progress, and this payment is required by the Client within seven (7) days.
Intellectual Property:- Lotus Technology Development will utilize web content material which may be subject to trademarked or copyright. These items are warranted by the client as having the appropriate approvals and consent from the parties owning that content. Lotus Technology Development. Any intellectual property owned by Lotus Technology Development used in the development of a web site or SEO/Internet marketing processes remains the intellectual property of Lotus Technology Development and may only be reproduced or copied with the consent of Lotus Technology Development.
Indemnity:- Risk passes to the client upon delivery of the services. The services provided will remain the property of Lotus Technology Development until all debts are paid in full.
Force Majeure:- No party under this agreement shall be liable for any breach of any provision of this contract arising from an act of God, natural disaster, terrorism, war, or any other occurrence beyond the control of any party.