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Terms and Conditions

  • The Client : The company or individual requesting the services of Beatdesign: Primary designer/site owner & employees or affiliates.
  • The written or verbal contract between Beatdesign and the client will be on these conditions to the exclusion of all other terms and conditions. Any variations to these conditions shall have no effect unless agreed in writing.
  • The works to be carried out shall be as set out in the Beatdesign confirmation order. Confirmation order email, agreed written specification and invoice all are part of overall terms and conditions.
  • On all projects Beatdesign will only commence work on design after 50% payment has been made of the quoted project fee from the client, the remaining 50% has to be made on completion before the site is taken live.
  • The client agrees to make available as soon as is reasonably possible to Beatdesign all materials required to complete the site to the agreed standard and within the planned guideline.
  • In the event that "third party" software is purchased and installed on your website on your behalf, Beatdesign are not responsible for its coding or errors, it is the responsibility of the author of the code.
  • Any updates, edits or modifications to the site or additional software installed on the site with or by third parties, invalidates the warranty and rights you have with Beatdesign, you will be responsible for any errors or downtime and be charged at our standard rate to fix the problem.
  • It is important that the website is not in anyway illegal. Beatdesign shall expect the client to carry out sufficient research before proceeding with a website. This will include checking that the website / idea / business will operate legally within UK/European law.
  • Beatdesign will not be liable or become involved in any disputes between the site owner and their clients and cannot be held responsible for any wrongdoing on the part of a site owner.
  • Beatdesign reserve the right to decide whether a refund is applicable if requested by the client for any reason. A refund is not guaranteed by Beatdesign
  • In the event of a cancellation by either Beatdesign or the Client, then the Client is responsible for all costs incurd to that point by Beatdesign
  • Beatdesign makes every effort to design pages which display acceptably in the most popular current browsers, but cannot accept responsibility for pages which do not display acceptably in new versions of browsers released after pages have been designed.
  • Beatdesign cannot be held responsible for problems or additional costs arising due to any errors made by third parties, or failure to maintain a current copy of your own website.
  • Images purchased by Beatdesign on behalf of the client are strictly for use on the website only. Beatdesign are not liable for misuse of these images by the client or any other person/s copying, altering or distributing the images to individuals or other organisations.
  • Beatdesign will upload your website to the server and host of your choice.
  • Beatdesign cannot be held responsible for anything adversely affecting the client's business operation, sales, or profitability that they might claim is a result of a service offered by Beatdesign.
  • Where we have been asked to provide search engine optimisation for a client, we do not guarantee any specific placement or high ranking on search engines.
  • Beatdesign will provide the client with an expected project completion date (live on the internet) if requested. We will endeavor to meet any given deadline but we do not guarantee and are not bound in any way to complete the project by this date.
  • Beatdesign will not be liable for costs incurred, compensation or loss of earnings due to the failure to meet agreed deadlines.
  • Beatdesign will not be liable for any costs incurred, compensation or loss of earnings due to the work carried out on behalf of the client or any of the clients appointed agents.
  • Beatdesign cannot take responsibility for any losses incurred by the use of any software created for the client. Whilst every care has been taken to ensure products are problem free and accurate, the ultimate responsibility lies with the client in ensuring that all software is functioning correctly before use.
  • Any scripts, cgi applications or software (unless specifically agreed) written by Beatdesign remain the copyright of Beatdesign and may only be commercially reproduced or resold with the permission of Beatdesign.
  • It is the clients responsibility to check with Beatdesign that open source software is being used or not.
  • Search Engine Optimisation does not include Search Engine Registration unless otherwise agreed by Beatdesign, and paid for, if necessary, by the client.
  • Where applications or sites are developed on servers not recommended by Beatdesign, the client is expected to provide or seek any information,additional software,support or co-operation pertaining to the server required in order for the application to be correctly developed. Where large applications are to be developed, it is the clients responsibility to provide a suitable testing environment which is identical to the final production environment.
  • The client is expected to test fully any application or programming relating to a site developed by Beatdesign before being made generally available for use. Where "bugs", errors or other issues are found after the site is live, Beatdesign will endeavor (but is not obliged to) to correct these issues to meet the standards of function outlined in the brief.
  • We do not charge customers for open source software. If there is a charge for a website using open source software, you are paying for the installation time. Open source software is not owned by Beatdesign or our client.
  • Beatdesign own all designs and codes of the website unless open source software is used. On the full final payment the website will be passed to the client. The source codes can be passed at the complete discretion of Beatdesign.
  • There is an immediate cessation of all current and future warranties where a client has requested from us anything that results in passing the control of a website or code from Beatdesign to the client or third party .This results in Beatdesign losing control of the website and changes could be made by the client or their agents. Loss of control by Beatdesign can take place if FTP codes and or source codes have been passed to the client or third party by the client. This loss of control can occur in other situations such as where the client has requested placing the website onto a sever of their choice and not Beatdesign’s server or work and modification to the site by a third party. Under any of these circumstance(s) which results in loss of control by Beatdesign then there shall be absolutely no future warranty and this also revokes all undertakings of past warranties.
  • All images displayed on the client's website will only be used after authorisation by the client and are the sole responsibility of the client regarding usage and copyright. Should any legal issues or claims arise from the content or copyright of any images supplied by the client OR Beatdesign, they will be the sole responsibility of the client.
  • Domain names will be registered by Beatdesign for the client registered to the clients current address. The client is the legal owner of the domain and if they request to have details changed or the domain transferred elsewhere, Beatdesign will do this within reasonable time.
  • It is the responsibility of the client to renew their domain names and hosting when due. If a domain name expires. Beatdesign can not be held liable for this.
  • If the client does not renew the hosting, their domain name could be made available to the public for purchase and Beatdesign can not be held liable for this.
  • Whilst Beatdesign recommends hosting companies to host websites, no guarantees can be made as to the availability or interruption of this service by Beatdesign cannot accept liability for losses caused by the unavailability, malfunction or interruption of this service, or for loss of turnover, sales, revenue, profits or indirect, consequential or special loss.
  • Beatdesign has no control of, or responsibility for, the content of our client's web sites. In no way does the textual or image based content of our client's web sites constitute Beatdesign endorsement, or approval of the web site or the material contained within the web site. Beatdesign has not verified any of the materials, images or information contained within our client's web sites and is not responsible for the content or performance of these sites or for the client's transactions with them. Beatdesign provides links or references to our client's websites solely for the convenience of prospective customers and intends that the links it provides be current and accurate, but we do not guarantee or warrant that such links will point to the intended client site at all times.
  • Client Responsibilities In addition to the obligations of Client as otherwise specified in this Agreement, Client shall be solely responsible for the following: (a) Select specific products and services to achieve Client's intended results; (b) Provide accurate text, graphics, photographs, pictures, animation as necessary for Beatdesign to perform the services under this Agreement. (c) Accept responsibility for any inaccuracies in information, data loss, security breach, and viruses experienced as a result of Client's use of the Services; (d) Utilie services in a manner consistent with all applicable laws and regulations; and (e) Defend, release, indemnify and hold harmless Beatdesign from and against all claims, suits, losses, liabilities, obligations, demands, damages, expenses, and fees which directly or indirectly arise in connection with the responsibilities of Client in this Section 36.
  • The client must supply all information requested in writing by Beatdesign within two months from the date of this request. If the client fails to supply this information in writing then the website project can be terminated by Beatdesign and all monies paid may not be refunded. If content is not received within stipulated time by us the quote given to the client can be increased or the project cancelled at the discretion of Beatdesign.
  • Beatdesign are not liable for loss, damage or corruption to files or information stored on our servers or individual PC's relating to a client's website. The client is solely responsible for any information or files relating to their website.
  • This Agreement supersedes and cancels any previous understandings, representations, or agreements between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof, and expresses the complete and final understanding with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and cancels all previous and contemporaneous written and oral agreements and communications relating hereto.
  • Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)
  • We respect your professional artwork and will only use it only to assist you in your goals. Your copyrights will remain yours. We will not take your artwork for use on any other site, resell it, or give it to anyone under any circumstance. We guarantees that all information shared with it including artwork, contact information, client notes etc will remain confidential. We will never contact your clients or clients of your clients; we do respect your business.
  • Site Policy and Modification
  • We reserve the right to make changes to this website, policies, and these Terms and Conditions etc at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.