Our Terms and Condition:
Any agreement to commence works or supply goods from Little Dog Design is goverened but not limited to the following terms and conditions.
1.0“Agreement” means the entire content of this Basic Terms and
Conditions document, along with briefing document(s), and client instructions.
1.1 "Designer" means Little Dog Design.
1.2 The “Client” is the party placing an order for the purchase of goods or services from Little Dog Design.
1.3 An “Order” refers to an order for goods or services.
1.4 “Deliverables” means the services and work product specified in the Order to be delivered by Designer to Client, in the form and media specified in the Brief and Order.
1.5 “Final Art” means all creative content developed or created by Designer, or commissioned by Designer, exclusively for the Project and incorporated into and delivered as part of the Final Deliverables, including and by way of example, not limitation, any and all visual designs,visual elements, graphic design, illustration, photography, animation,sounds, typographic treatments and text, modifications to Client Content,and Designer’s selection, arrangement and coordination of such elements together with Client Content and/or Third Party Materials.
1.6 "Client Content” means all materials, information, photography,writings and other creative content provided by Client for use in the preparation of and/or incorporation in the Deliverables.
2. Fees and Payments.
2.1 All fees and payments must be paid in full before Final Art -
(i)is released to third party suppliers,
(ii) uploaded to hosting servers,
(iii) supplied to client.
2.2 Part payment structure ( for work over $500.00) is as follows -
(i) 25% engagement of work deposit.
(ii) 50% of fee be settled at completion of proofing or at 14 days from engagement of work.
(iii) Remaining 50% to be paid before Final Art(i)is released to third party suppliers, (ii) uploaded to hosting servers (iii) supplied to client.
3. Client reponsibilities.
3.0 Client acknowledges that it shall be responsible for performing the
following in a reasonable and timely manner:
(a) coordination of any decision-making with parties other than the Designer;
(b) provision of Client Content in a form suitable for reproduction or incorporation into the Deliverables without further preparation, unless otherwise expressly provided in the Brief;
(c) final proofreading and in the event that Client has approved Deliverables but errors, such as, by way of example, not limitation, typographic errors or misspellings, remain in the finished product,Client shall incur the cost of correcting such errors.
3.1 Client acknowledges that our printing process may result in colour variations between orders and exact colour matching cannot and will not be provided. Colour variations will occur from job to job and run to run. Please talk to the Designer if you require an exact colour match. Electronic proofs supplied are for a guide only, due to the difference in colour reproduction between screen and print are not an exact representation of the final Deliverable.
4. Relationship of the parties.
4.1 Independent Contractor. Designer is an independent contractor, not an employee of Client or any company affiliated with Client. Designer shall provide the Services under the general direction of Client, but Designer shall determine, in Designer’s sole discretion, the manner and means by which the Services are accomplished. This Agreement does not create a partnership or joint venture and neither party is authorized to act as agent or bind the other party except as expressly stated in this Agreement. Designer and the work product or Deliverables prepared by Designer shall not be deemed a work for hire as that term is defined under Copyright Law. All rights, if any, granted to Client are contractual in nature and are wholly defined by the express written agreement of the parties and the various terms and conditions of this Agreement.
Client -if requested-shall provide Designer with 5 samples of each printed or published form of the Final Deliverables, for use in Designer’s portfolio and other selfpromotional uses. Such samples shall be representative of the highest quality of the work produced.
5.2 Finished Work.
The printed work, and the arrangement or brokering of the print services by Designer, shall be deemed in compliance with this Agreement if the final printed product is within the acceptable variations as to kind, quantity, and price in accordance with current or standard trade practices identified by the supplier of the print and print-related services. Whenever commercially reasonable and if available, Designer shall provide copies of the current or standard trade practices to Client.
Notwithstanding, Designer shall have no responsibility or obligation to negotiate changes or amendments to the current or standard trade practices.
5.3 Compliance with laws
Designer shall use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that all Final Deliverables shall be designed to comply with the known relevant rules and regulations. Client, upon acceptance of the Deliverables, shall be responsible for conformance with all laws relating to the transfer of software and technology.
6. Damage or loss in transit
6.1 It shall be the responsibility of the Client to fully insure the goods after despatch.The Designer may suggest or offer insurance but it is the Client’s responsibility to ensure that the insurance is adequate for the purpose. The Designer shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered during transit of the goods to the Customer.