1. Authorization: The above-named client is engaging Emerald as an independent contractor for the specific purpose of developing and/or improving a brand and/or website. Hereafter, Emerald will be known as the "Developer.".
  2. Understanding: This contract and the Scope attached thereto constitute the sole agreement between the Developer and the Client regarding this project. It becomes effective only when signed by both parties. It is the spirit of this agreement that this will be a mutually beneficial arrangement for the Client and the Developer. Specific details of our agreement will be attached as Project Scope.
  3. Timeline: Design Day is on the Design Day selected from calendar and work will be completed between the hours of 9:30am-4:30pm EST unless otherwise agreed upon.
  4. Scope: Design Day Package: Outline all of the tangible items included:
    1. 1- hour strategy call
    2. 7 hours of implementation of design projects on VIP Day
    3. 1 hour of revisions post VIP Day
    4. 30 days of e-mail support (for questions that may receive written response or short video tutorials) E-mail support does not include additional design.
  5. Hosting Service: The client is responsible for obtaining their own hosting service as an addition to the base price in the agreement and will grant the necessary permissions to the developer.
  6. Domain Service: The client is responsible for obtaining their own website domain as an addition to the base price in the agreement and will grant the necessary permissions to the developer.
  7. Fonts and Typography: The client is responsible for obtaining their own typography license for any fonts used in the branding that require licensing as an addition to the base price in the agreement. Free alternatives will be provided when necessary.
  8. Copy: The client is responsible for providing all content. The developer will offer guidance when needed but final text needs to be supplied by the Client unless otherwise specified in project scope.
  9. Images: The client is responsible for providing all digital photos either personal brand photography or stock photography. The developer will offer guidance on what is needed but photography options are to be supplied by the Client unless otherwise specified in project scope. If stock photography is provided, the client will obtain proper licensing from the respective owners of the content.
  10. Cancellations: Cancellation of the project must be made in writing 7 days before Design Day. If the client chooses to cancel or postpone the project the developer has the right to retain the original deposit.
  11. Rescheduling: The Client may reschedule the project one time if needed. The reschedule date must be within 15 days of the original day booked or the client will forfeit the deposit. Additional reschedules in addition to one provided will incur a $300 rescheduling fee.
  12. Payment schedule: Design Design intensive rate is $1,500 a 50% deposit to secure date and 50% payment is due before the Design Day. If payment is late work will not be performed on the Design Day.
  13. Revisions: We encourage input from the Client during the complete design progress. Revisions can be made with time during the original Design Day or in the 1 hour post intensive revisions support. Client acknowledges that additional revisions made limit the final deliverables if the Developer is unable to complete certain aspects of the project to move on to the next.
  14. Design Credit: Client agrees that the Developer can include site credit on the bottom of the web page. The Client also agrees to allow the Developer to include the project in the Developer’s portfolio and marketing materials.
  15. Ownership of Web Pages & Graphics created: Site Design and graphical elements created by the Developer are owned by the Developer and copyright is transferred to Client after completed payment in full for the project. Site design and graphical elements include source code, mock-up files, logo and branding collateral, and any other elements created for the sole purpose of designing the Client’s brand and/or website. Copyright to photos from stock photo vendors is retained by the respective owners. Copyright to client supplied text and images are retained by Client and will not be disclosed or reused by Developer unless permission is granted in writing. Copyright to scripts, coding or other elements not created by the Developer are retained by the respective owner.
  16. Limited Liability: Client agrees that any material submitted for publication will not contain anything leading to an abusive or unethical use of the Web Hosting Service, the Host Server or the Developer. Abusive and unethical materials and uses include, but are not limited to, pornography, obscenity, nudity, violations of privacy, computer viruses, harassment, any illegal activity, spamming, advocacy of an illegal activity, and any infringement of privacy. Client hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Developer from any claim resulting from the Client's publication of material or use of those materials. It is also understood that the Developer will not publish information over the Internet which may be used by another party to harm another.
  17. Modification: The client has the right to modify the web pages after the project is complete at the risk of damages to functionality or design. If modifications are made to the site after project completion date and service is needed from the Developer the Client must book and additional Design Design or Half Day to cover the fixes.
  18. Governed by: This agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Indiana.