Standard Conditions of Contract – Quiddity Media Ltd. (2008)

1. Definitions

a) “Company” means Quiddity Media Ltd being the party providing the goods or services including where applicable its employees, suppliers, agents or sub-contractors acting on behalf of the Company under these terms and conditions.

b) “Client” means the party contracting with the Company to acquire the goods and services supplied under these terms and conditions.

c) “Work” means all goods (by way of intermediate or finished product) and services supplied by the Company to the Client including all work done in the concept and preparatory stages (including non-exhaustively design, artwork, colour matching.

2. Payment

a) Client agrees to pay Quiddity Media Ltd in accordance with the terms specified in each proposal, estimate or invoice.
New Clients: The first invoice is due for immediate payment. Subsequent invoices are payable on receipt or with prior agreement within 15 days from receipt of invoice. All payments rendered are final and considered fully earned and non-refundable.

b) All work carried out shall be charged.

c) Any additional work required of the Company by reason of the Client supplying inadequate copy, incomplete or incorrect instructions or insufficient materials; or late delivery of the same shall be charged.

d) Unless otherwise agreed in writing, the price of the Work will be “ex-works” and delivery shall be charged extra.

e) Should the Work be suspended or delayed by the Client for any reason the Company shall be entitled to charge for storage and for loss of or wastage of resources that cannot otherwise be used.

f) Should any suspension or delay extend beyond 30 days the Company shall be entitled to immediate payment for work already carried out, materials specially ordered and any other additional costs.

 


3. Proposals & Estimates

a) Estimates are provided to the best of our ability following initial consultation and review, however, billing will reflect actual project costs incurred.

b) Estimates are based on the Company’s current costs of production and, unless otherwise agreed in writing, are subject to amendment to meet any rise or fall in such costs that have taken place by the time of delivery.

c) Proposals and estimates are valid for 30 days only from proposal, quote or estimate date.

4. Variations and Alterations in the Price

a) In the event of specification being changed howsoever arising the Company retains the right to make additional charges to the Client.

b) Additional Services requested by the Client and not included in the Estimate will be payable within 15 days of completion of the work.

5. Accelerated works

a) Should it be necessary to meet deadlines or timescales occasioned by delays outside the control of the Company, then the Company shall endeavour to meet such timescales but reserves the right to charge for any additional costs including overtime and weekend working. Such work shall be considered a Variation under the Contract.

6. Title

a) Title in the Goods shall remain in the Company and only pass to the Client when payment in full has been made.

7. Intellectual property

a) All work is tendered on the express understanding that its contents are copyright and that the ideas and proposals expressed in it are, and remain, the intellectual property of the Company.

 


8. Confidentiality

a) Each party shall treat as confidential all information, which is confidential to the other. Both parties will keep confidential each other's business information to which they may have access as a result of the contract. It should be understood that no information should be divulged to any third party without prior written consent.

9. Special Conditions

a) All final artwork must be signed off by the Client. Any changes thereafter will be treated as a variance and charged accordingly.

b) The client will take full responsibility for signed off artwork. Acceptance at any stage by any means confirms that you are taking full responsibility and liability for any errors, omissions and legal compliance.

c) The quality of the printed material shall be determined solely by the choice of media and specifications as determined by the Client. Laser Proofs cannot be relied upon for colour and consistency.

d) All images used in the Service will be subject to royalty charges as appropriate.

10. Laws of England

a) The Contract shall comprise these Terms and forms the entire Agreement between the Parties and supersedes any previous understandings, commitments, agreements, representations whatsoever whether written or oral and may mot be amended except in writing by a duly authorised representative of both parties hereto.

b) The Contract shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and the parties hereto submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts.

The registered company address of Quiddity Media Limited is Suite 5, Reigate Business Centre, 7-11 High Street, Reigate, Surrey RH2 9AA. Registered in England. Company registration number: 4957188

 

Contact the studio on +44 (0)1293 522 333

design@quidditymedia.co.uk