Last updated: 1st March 2019

The provision of all services and sale of all goods by Meir Digital are subject to the following terms and conditions. These terms and conditions supersede all previous agreements between Meir Digital and the Client, and no variation or other terms and conditions shall apply unless agreed in writing and signed by Meir Digital. Commencement or commission of a project is confirmation of acceptance of these terms.

Trading Name

Matthew Meir trading as Meir Digital

Correspondence Address

Studio 12597, PO Box 15113, Birmingham B2 2NJ

Validity of Quotations

Quotations are valid for a period of 28 calendar days from issue and is based on information supplied.

Price Variation

Quotations are based on current costs of production and unless otherwise agreed, are subject to amendments on or at any time after acceptance to meet any rise or fall in such costs.

Standard Hourly Rate

The standard hourly rate is 50GBP.

Payment Terms

Payment terms will vary from project to project. The confirmation or order, which is signed at the start of the project, will detail the payment terms.

By default, a 40% non-refundable deposit is required for all projects over £200. For most projects, a staged payment plan will be set which will be 40% at the start of the project (non-refundable), a 30% payment will be due once the frontend design of the site has been built, followed by a further 30% upon completion.

Invoices are payable by BACS transfer. Alternative payment methods may be made available from time to time.

Meir Digital may sometimes part invoice as stages are completed and may request payment in advance for implementation costs such as images, copy, graphics etc.

Late Payment

Meir Digital reserves the right to add interest of 8% over-and-above the Bank of England base rate to all invoices that remain unpaid seven (7) days after the invoice due date. The interest will accrue from the first day after the invoice due date.

Additional Fees

Meir Digital reserves the right at its sole discretion to charge the following fees:

Duplicate invoice (email): up to £10 per instance (effective January 1st, 2019)
Invoice (paper), original or duplicate: up to £15 per instance (effective January 1st, 2019)
Returned Direct Debit administration fee: up to £55 per instance (effective January 1st, 2019)
Late Payments debt recovery: up to £100 or the maximum allowed legally permitted
Website Reactivation Fee: up to £200 (effective January 1st, 2019)
Project Reactivation Fee: up to £500 (effective January 1st,2019)

These fees are in addition to any interest accrued as outlined above.

Non-Payment

Meir Digital reserves the right to suspend or deactivate any website hosted through Meir Digital’s hosting service providers due to non-payment of any services rendered, whether hosting or domain related or not.

A reactivation fee may be applied at Meir Digital’s sole discretion. Website content and/or backups will not be released to the Client until such time as monies owed are paid in full.

Production Schedules

Timescales quoted will commence from the date of receipt of the signed Confirmation of Order form and cleared deposit. Every effort will be made to meet the timescales quoted, however Meir Digital will not be liable for any consequences arising from any delays for whatever reason.

Retention of Title

The copyright of all designs, illustrations, images and artwork prepared by Meir Digital will reside with Meir Digital until payment is received and cleared in full.

Promotional Material

Meir Digital reserve the right to use client artwork and designs for promotional material (excluding work completed for an Agency). Clients not wishing their artwork and designs to be used should notify Meir Digital in writing.

Content

Charges may be made to cover any additional work / re-work involved where copy or images supplied by the client are not clear, legible or suitable for use or where the client changes or cancels instructions to Meir Digital.

Travelling and Meetings

Travelling time to and from client’s premises and meetings with clients may be charged extra at the standard hourly rate.

Client Material and Legal Material

If the client supplies any artwork, illustration, images or defines any part of a project undertaken with Meir Digital, Meir Digital relies upon the client to ensure and the client warrants that the use of such material is legal, and does not infringe any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right. The client will indemnify Meir Digital in respect of the consequences of any such infringement.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Meir Digital can not guarantee results on any search engine as they are controlled by search engines themselves.

Indemnity

In placing an order with Meir Digital for any advertisement, announcement or website material intended for publishing, printing, broadcasting, screening or use in connection with the internet, the client agrees to indemnify Meir Digital in respect of any claims made against it arising from the content of those advertisements, announcements or website material intended for publishing, printing, broadcasting, screening or use in connection with the internet.

Obligation

It is the responsibility of the client to co-operate with and to provide Meir Digital with the appropriate information and materials required to carry out the agreed project within designated timescales. Meir Digital will not be responsible for delay in the provision of any service or product caused or influenced by the late receipt of such information or materials and co-operation.

Website design and development

Meir Digital accepts no responsibility for the re-registering of clients’ domain names not hosted with Meir Digital.
Meir Digital will not be responsible for any loss of turnover, sales, revenue, profits or indirect consequential or special loss arising from any aspect of their work. Meir Digital also reserves the right to suspend its service at any time in the event of a breach, or suspected breach, on the part of client(s) in respect of the ‘acceptable use’ of any website. Where search engine optimisation is provided, no guarantee will be given to page ranking.

Insolvency

In the event that the client offers to, or makes any arrangements with or for the benefit of their creditors, or if any client commits any act of bankruptcy or the client is unable to pay its debts, Meir Digital shall thereupon be entitled to suspend all projects and services and terminate any contract.

Jurisdiction

Meir Digital trades and operates under the jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

Disclaimer

Meir Digital shall be under no liability if it is unable to carry out any provision of a contract for any reason beyond its control including (without limiting the foregoing) Act of God, legislation, war, theft, fire, flood, drought, failure of power supply, lock-out, strike, or other action taken by employers or agents of Meir Digital or owing to any inability to procure materials and services required for the performance of the contract. During the continuance of such a contingency the client may by written notice terminate the contract and pay for work done and materials used, but subject thereto shall otherwise accept delivery when available.

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