At the time of the proposal, Little Gem Design will provide the client with a quotation. The quotation is valid for thirty (30) days from the date of issue.
The client may send an email in reply to the quote which binds the client to accept Little Gem Design’s terms and conditions. No work on a project will commence until this has been received.
Little Gem Design accepts payment via bank deposit. Invoices will be sent periodically, relating to work done to date. Payment for this invoice shall be made within seven days unless otherwise arranged. Accounts outstanding for a period in excess of 14 days may be subject to an additional administration charge of 5% of the balance due. All debt collection fees incurred by hiring a third party will be paid by the client.
A 50% deposit of the total fee payable is due before work will commence. At the discretion of Little Gem Design. Little Gem Design reserves the right not to commence any work until the deposit has been paid in full. Final payment is due before any digital files or website is launched.
Goods and Services Tax (GST)
All prices are quoted exclusive of GST. GST is payable by New Zealand residents, this cost does not apply to overseas orders.
Charges for additional services
Charges for any additional services over and above the quote, will be detailed on the final invoice.
Where required meetings will be included in each state as itemised in the quote. Should an additional meeting be requested or special presentations required, this will be charged at an hourly rate and detailed on the final invoice.
Right of refusal
Little Gem Design reserves the right not to undertake any work which in its opinion is or may be unlawful, offensive, or otherwise inappropriate.
Little Gem Design will take all reasonable care to check proofs carefully for accuracy in all respects. It is the client’s responsibility to check all artwork carefully before the final sign off.
Copyright ownership for all work finished or otherwise, is retained by Little Gem Design including words, pictures, ideas, visuals and illustrations. Then ownership will transfer to the Client only if this has been specifically agreed with the client and only when full payment for the project is received.
It is to be understood that the client does not automatically own any development files or development designs, but only a set of the finished artwork files.
It is the responsibility of the Client to ensure that material provided to Little Gem Design, including any text, logos and/or images are not subject to copyright. The ownership of such materials will remain with the client, or rightful copyright or trademark owner. Little Gem Design takes no responsibility for issues arising due to using supplied material if it is found to be copyright to a third person or party.