Please note the following
terms and conditions when working with 21 Crows on Website Design,
21 Crows Productions wants
to make sure that you, as a client, understand our website packages as they
pertain to you. One way is to make
clear our understandings with each other.
These are the terms of
our agreement together:
The above-named client is engaging 21 Crows Productions, a sole proprietor,
located at 25891
Creola Hue Road, Creola, Ohio 45622 as an independent contractor for the
specific project of
for one year- a website to be installed on the client's web space on a web
hosting service's computer.:
____developing of _____________________________________
____optimizing and submitting to search engines
The client hereby authorizes 21 Crows Productions to access
this account, and (if applicable) authorizes the web
hosting service to provide 21 Crows Productions with "write
permission" for the client's webpage directory, cgi-bin
directory, and any other directories or programs which need
to be accessed for this project. The client also authorizes 21 Crows Productions to publicize their completed website
to Web search engines, as well as other Web directories, guidebooks, other agencies and indexes. An initial
consultation meeting, either by phone or in person, was made to receive customers input. After draft is made,
changes to website will be at an hourly rate of $50.00
2. Standard Website
Package Elements. 21 Crows Productions includes the following elements in
Standard Website Packages:
Up to 1 hour total general Internet orientation education, marketing
strategy and web design
consultation at 21 Crows site. Off site consultations begin at $50.00/hour with a minimum of
1 hour. Telephone long distance charges are in addition to package rates
Additional education and
consultation is at our hourly rate of $50.00 per hour.)
Initial Words of text
supplied by the 21 Crows Productions (200-400 words per page.) After
initial text, 21 Crows
Productions will provide website work at $25.00-$50.00 per hour.
to external pages, up to an average of 5 per page.
Custom Graphics Package.
Masthead graphic on first page (simple custom graphic
logo). Top-of-page graphic for all other pages in your website. Colorful
bullets, and colored and
Photos and other miscellaneous graphic images
client (up to an average of 3 pictures
included per page in
standard websites and in addition to masthead and top-of-page graphic.
Installation of webpages on the client's web hosting
service. Hosting site is/ is not 21 Crows Productions.
Minor updates and changes
to existing webpages subject to the limits outlined below and billed
at an additional changes
billed at hourly rate.
1 time free Site publicity (approximately 1-2
months) to a
minimum of 25 major Web search
engines, such as Yahoo,
AltaVista, InfoSeek, WebCrawler, Lycos, HotBot, etc. 21 Crows Productions
submits to sites but
cannot be responsible if site is not picked up by search engine.
Initial site consists
of the following:____________________________
3. Changes to Submitted
Please send us your changes in e-mail text. It will be copied and
"as is". Time required to
make changes to client-submitted text after the web pages have been
constructed will be
additional, billed at the hourly rate of $25.00-50.00.
4. Completion Date.
21 Crows Productions and the client must work together to complete the
in a timely manner.
Upon initial completion of site, client has 5 days to check and make minor
Upon completion of site,
money is due. If payment is not received within ten days of completion, site
will be suspended until payment is made. 21 Crows is not responsible for
loss of business at any time before, during or after the hosting or
designing of site, including when client does not pay and account is
suspended. Additions will require additional charges. We agree to work expeditiously to complete
the website no later than______________________.
5. Payment of Fees.
Fees to 21 Crows Productions are due and payable on the following schedule:
completion of site and before it is placed on the web. Advertising the pages
to Web search
engines and updating occur only after the final payment is made.
monthly payments payable
on the 3rd of each month. All payments will be made in US funds.
6. Assignment of Project.
21 Crows Productions reserves the right to assign subcontractors to
this project to insure the
right fit for the job as well as on-time completion.
7. Legal Responsibility.
21 Crows Productions does not warrant that the functions contained in
these webpages or the
Internet website will meet the client's requirements or that the operation
of the webpages will be
uninterrupted or error-free. All work and/or hosting paid is not refundable. The entire risk as to the quality and
of the webpages and
website is with client. In no event will 21 Crows Productions be liable to
client or any third party
for any damages, including any lost profits, lost savings or other
consequential or special
damages arising out of the operation of or inability to operate these
or website, even if 21
Crows Productions has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In
event of decease of
host, all work is non-refundable. If any provision of this agreement shall
void, or for any reason
unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this
agreement and shall not
affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
Some pictures supplied by 21 Crows require licensor and
copyright marks and text. By
signing this contract, you are agreeing that all of the
photos are royalty free, not copy-written nor v
iolating any laws. You will be responsible for any
ramifications by law for supplying or allowing such
photos for the site and agree to pay any and all
expenses involved should an occurrence arise. You
agree that the use of all photographs do not
violate a person's right to privacy or publicity,
copyright, trade name, trademark, or service mark of any person/entity. You
also agree that
photos taken of people and places have a signed a release permitting
reproduction of the image.
makes no representations or warranties that it owns or licenses any rights
nor does 21
grant you any rights including copyright, trademarks, or rights of publicity
belonging to any
place, property, or subject matter depicted in any image or graphic. 21
Crows makes no
representation or warranty as to the accuracy of any information provided
with the photos. You are
responsible for determining whether your use of any image requires the
consent of any third
the license of any additional rights, and you should not rely solely on the
Crows. If you are unsure whether additional rights are needed for your use,
you are responsible
obtaining competent legal counsel.
9. Copyrights and
The client represents to 21 Crows Productions and unconditionally
guarantees that any
elements of text, graphics, photos, designs, trademarks, or other artwork
furnished to 21 Crows
Productions for inclusion in webpages 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 21
Crows Productions and its subcontractors from any claim or suit arising from
the use of such elements
furnished by the client. It is client’s responsibility to check the site for
10. Laws Affecting
From time to time governments enact laws and levy
taxes and tariffs
affecting Internet electronic commerce. The client agrees that the client is
complying with such laws, taxes, and tariffs, and will hold harmless,
defend 21 Crows
Productions and its subcontractors from any claim, suit, penalty, tax, or
from the client's exercise
of Internet electronic commerce.
11. Copyright to Webpages.
Copyright to the finished assembled work of a single website produced by 21
Crows Productions is
owned by client and/or 21 Crows. Information cannot be pulled from the website to be used on
another site or for any use
permission from 21 Crows.
However, the site shall
continue at all times to have a declaration on each page stating: Photo
Copyright 21 Crows and its licensors. Site design by 21 Crows Productions (www.heartofhocking
and a link to the site.
Rights to photos, graphics, source code, work-up files, and computer
transferred to the client, and remain the property of their respective
owners. Photos owned
by 21 Crows and used in
the site may only be used in the site. 21 Crows Productions and its
retain the right to
display graphics and other Web design elements as examples of their work in
respective portfolios and
on additional sites.
12. Payment of fees.
In order for 21 Crows Productions to remain in business, payments must be
promptly. All payments due
on a monthly basis are payable on the 3rd day of each month. All
payments are due upon the
next day after completion of site and five day checking period. Delinquent
bills will be assessed a
$5 charge if payment is not received within 10 days of the due date. If an
remains delinquent 30 days
after its due date, an additional 5% penalty will be added for each month of
development is based on a 30 day period. If discounts are specified on a
quote, the discount will only be extended during the 30 day period from date
of price quote. Payment must be made during the 30 day period to receive
special discounts. 21 Crows
Productions reserves the right to remove webpages from viewing on the
Internet until final payment is
made. In case collection proves necessary, the client agrees to pay all fees
incurred by that process.
13. Optimization Changes.
Client understands that
graphics, text placement, text phrasing, pictures and
position of features on
the website can be substantially changed by the client reducing the benefits
the optimization. Although
site may have a 1-time no charge optimization as part of a package, it may
not be at peak efficiency
due to changes or other events out of 21 Crows hands. The way Search
Engines rank sites changes
at irregular intervals. In any event, 21 Crows is not responsible if site is
not picked up by major
search engines nor if it does not rank over competitors.
14. Ownership of Property and Website.
You agree that the
property you are providing information
for is owned only
by yourself and/or stockholders. Managed property must have a separate
each property listed on website.
15. Sole Agreement.
The agreement contained in this "Website Design Contract" constitutes
the sole agreement between
21 Crows Productions and the client regarding this website. Any
additional work not
specified in this contract must be authorized by a written change order. All
prices specified in this
contract will be honored for 1 year after both parties sign this contract.
Continued services after
that time will require a new agreement. Should either party wish to
terminate this agreement,
it may be terminated after 60 days of written notice and without penalty.
16. Charges that may apply. If an account has been
disabled due to nonpayment, client will be charged for reinstatement costs
at $25.00 per hour and the following:
reinstate listings on heartofhocking.com or heartofhocking.com subsites:
$25.00 per individual listing.
reinstate websites: $50.00 per website
reinstate search engine submittal: $25.00-$50.00 depending on amount of
search engines submitted.
reinstate index page advertisements/listings: $50.00 per website.
from initial cost because customer cannot pay. There will be no
alterations of cost because customer cannot pay. A payment plan can be
offered to help with financial needs. This does not imply payment does not
need to be made in full. All payments are due and payable ten days after
completion of site. 21 Crows offers website hosting only as a package with a
website. It cannot be purchased separately.
____________________________ is responsible for giving all changes to the
Jannette Quackenbush with
21 Crows Productions. This can be done by e-mail:
Changes to be made must be
a legible copy of the web site page to be changed with all corrections
printed clearly and in ink
on the page.
___________________________ is responsible for checking the site and getting
to the site to 21 Crows
Productions in a timely manner.
______________________________ must assign one project worker
____________________________ to relay all changes, corrections and site
design suggestions to
21 Crows Productions. All
questions/comments from members pertaining to the site must be relayed
through one person-the
Responsibility of 21 Crows
Productions is responsible for designing and maintaining a quality website.
Productions is responsible for updating site and making corrections in a
Productions is responsible for initial design, hosting optimization and
website to search engines
for said period.
It is also understood that
with a member-based agency, it may take time to get all information
completed and to 21 Crows
Productions. However, there may be times when cut-off dates may be
needed so information can
be placed on the site in a timely manner.
The total amount of this
contract is __________ for initial site design and_______________ per
month for one year
beginning __________and ending _________________ for upkeep regardless
f maintenance is needed.
This agreement begins with
an initial payment of $______. The undersigned agrees to the terms
of this agreement on
behalf of his or her organization or business.
I understand the
information above-On behalf of the client (authorized signature):
_______________________________________ Date ________________
is important that you understand two of the main influences in rating
prominently in the
search engines is the length of time the site has been on the internet and
the number of
incoming links the site maintains. Both are factors that you have
control over. With many
the sites it designs, 21 Crows Productions has given the client the added
search engine optimization and submittal which greatly enhances the ability
of a site to be
found by customers. You can also be a great force in marketing your site by
businesses and exchanging links. (You add their link to your site and they
add your link to their
site) There are many free legitimate link exchange programs in the
including one based at 21 Crows Productions that can be contacted.