Mediagrin’s Terms and Conditions

  1. Mediagrin Quotations are valid for 30 days from the date of quotation.
  2. Payment Terms are 14 days net.
  3. All costs exclude VAT. (Please note I am not VAT registered)
  4. Mediagrin reserves the right to claim statutory interest at 8% per month above the Bank of England base rate at the date the debt becomes overdue in accordance with the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998.
  5. Invoices remaining unpaid after 60 days may be referred to Our debt recovery agents and all costs incurred will be the responsibility of the Client.
  6. Mediagrin may at its discretion stop work on a project, retain data or suspend a web site whilst any invoice remains unpaid.
  7. Quotations do not include costs any other third party may charge for their services. If we have estimated third party costs, then these should be checked by the Client with the relevant supplier. We cannot be held responsible for third party costs.
  8. Mediagrin may request a purchase order number before commencing any work.
  9. Mediagrin may request payments on account to cover any costs that third parties charge for their services.
  10. Mediagrin will require stage payments including but not limited to a deposit (maximum 50%); payable upon instruction, a payment upon design approval license fees and any other negotiated stage payments.
  11. Mediagrin will charge at the standard hourly rate for all additional work provided for the Client that is not included in the agreed proposal, requirements, technical specification or quotation.
  12. Mediagrin may place an attribution on the home page of the site. The text of the attribution is ‘Produced by Mediagrin’. The word “Mediagrin” is an email link to Mediagrin or a hyperlink to Mediagrin‘s web site.
  13. The standard lead-time for all web design and build assignments is 6 weeks from receipt of deposit cheque, although Mediagrin may commence work earlier at its discretion.
  14. The Client shall identify one named individual who shall have final responsibility for accepting work and approving invoices for payment.
  15. Where provided, a design approval sign off supersedes any visual, structural or functional specification presented as part of a proposal.
  16. Subsequent requests for modifications to the visual design, structure or functionality that differs to a material extent from the contents of the Project Agreement may result in additional costs and extended schedule.
  17. No acceptance tests are defined by default. If required, these must be identified, together with the pass and fail criteria, at the time of instruction.
  18. Any part of the Client’s website published on a public website will be deemed to have been accepted and payment will become due from the date of publication.
  19. After a site is published all further work is charged at Mediagrin ’s standard hourly rate unless otherwise agreed or it is subject to a new quotation or support agreement.
  20. Copy for automated edits and uploads will only be accepted in the format specified by Mediagrin.
  21. Any additional work required by Mediagrin to correct copy provided in other formats will be charged at the standard hourly rate.
  22. If the Client has committed to provide text and images or other content assets for the site by an agreed date, and fails to do so, Mediagrin reserves the right to stop work on the site and charge for the full cost of work done to date.
  23. If the Client has committed to review work produced by Mediagrin by an agreed date, but fails to do so, Mediagrin reserves the right to stop work on the site and charge for the full cost of work done to date.
  24. Mediagrin and the Client shall take all reasonable steps not to disclose any information that the other reveals to it and identifies as being confidential.
  25. Mediagrin reserves the right to re-assign any web site design or build instruction.
  26. Domain names remain the property of the Client.
  27. Unless otherwise agreed Mediagrin retains copyright on proposals and technical briefings, visuals and demos, development tools and generic software components used or during the course of the project.
  28. The Client retains copyright and Intellectual property over assets provided for the sole use of design and build of the web site.
  29. On full payment of invoices the Mediagrin will assign to the Client full copyright and Intellectual Property over the ‘look and feel’ of the web site, and bespoke software written for the Client by Mediagrin.
  30. Mediagrin is not liable for any loss or damage caused by a failure of a third party product or service or any action or omission.
  31. Mediagrin is not liable for the content of any files uploaded to the web server by the Client.
  32. Mediagrin is not obliged to repair any corruption caused to the web site by the action of the Client or the Client’s agents during the course of updating the web site. Remedial work is charged at twice the prevailing hourly rate.
  33. Mediagrin is not liable for any breach of copyright on images or text supplied by the Client for inclusion in their web site.
  34. These terms and conditions remain in force only until all work is accepted and payments received.