The Thatchery's Terms and Conditions for Website Design


This contract is between The Thatchery (“Designer”) and the Author, Client for the purpose of designing and creating a Website through Squarespace. The Client and Designer may be referred to herein individually as a “Party” or collectively as the “Parties”. This contract is entered into in good faith and upon signature by the Parties indicates acceptance of this contract and the terms described herein.

The Client agrees to pay the Designer all sums due. Fifty percent (50%) will be payable upon signing this Contract, with the balance of payment due within seven (7) business days of the completion of the final Website design. Payment will be made via Stripe. Ownership of the Website will be handed over to the Client after receipt of final payment.

The Client has the ability to enter into this contract on behalf of their company or organization. The Client agrees to provide the Designer with everything needed to complete the project including text, images and other information in a timely manner and in the format requested. The Client agrees to review all work, provide feedback and give approval in a timely manner, too.

The Designer cannot guarantee that the functions contained in any web page templates or in a completed website will be error-free. The Designer is not liable to the Client or any third party for damages, including lost profits, lost savings or other incidental, consequential or special damages arising out of the operation of or inability to operate this web site and any other web pages.

The Designer is not liable for anything related to the security of the website.

If Squarespace should update any templates/themes, it's possible it could affect functionality. The Designer is not responsible for these updates and is not obligated to make any changes.

If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, 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.

The Designer:

  1. Declares she has obtained all proper rights or licenses for all images used in creation of the Website.
  2. Shall transfer her copyright of the Work to the Client upon final payment receipt.
  3. Retains the right to include the Work in her online portfolio or business promotion.
  4. Agrees to treat all information about the Website's content as Confidential and not cause or permit such Confidential Information to be disclosed to any third party.

The Designer hereby represents and warrants:

  1. She is the creator of the Work.
  2. The Work does not infringe any copyright, privacy rights, or legal rights of a third party.
  3. The Work does not contain any unlawful material.

The Parties:

In the event of any dispute, claim, question, or disagreement arising from or relating to this agreement or the breach thereof, the parties hereto shall use their best efforts to settle the dispute, claim, question, or disagreement. To this effect, the Parties shall consult and negotiate with each other in good faith and, recognizing their mutual interests, attempt to reach a just and equitable solution satisfactory to both parties. If they do not reach such solution within a period of thirty (30) days, then, upon notice by either party to the other, all disputes, claims, questions, or differences shall be finally settled by arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with the provisions of its Commercial Arbitration Rules.

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