Terms of Service

For your information, all final quotes are subject to the following terms and conditions:

All services are supplied according to these terms and conditions, and by signing approval on a quote you accept the terms and conditions stipulated. This quote is valid for 30 days. Lexi Fontein is prepared to sign confidentiality agreements, the content of which is acceptable to both parties, should this be required. Changes made to work after client sign-off will be charged for.

Payment Schedule -
50% on acceptance of my quotation, and 50% on completion of work.

The following are excluded from any costs or deliverables unless specified otherwise -
Photography
Hi-res scans
Image stock
Copy writing and editing
Reproduction, production supervision and printing
Travel outside of Gauteng
Delivery of print outside of Gauteng

1. Contract: The client’s approval for work to commence shall be deemed a contractual agreement between the client and Lexi Fontein. Important: Approval for the work to commence and payment of the advance fee indicates that the client accepts these terms and conditions.

2. Material: All material supplied by the client shall remain the client’s property. It will be assumed that this material belongs to the client and that it does not breach any copyright laws.

3. Scope: Lexi Fontein agrees to provide graphic design and design consultations for Client on various matters pertaining to marketing, advertising and public relations of the business as stated in the quotation. This contract will not take effect, and Lexi Fontein will have no obligation to provide said services until Client returns a signed copy of this Quotation/ Agreement.

4. Lexi Fontein Duties: Lexi shall provide those design services required to Client and shall take reasonable steps to keep Client informed or progress and to respond to Client’s inquiries. Lexi’s services will not include the cost of printing, paper or other make-ready supplies.

5. Client’s Duties: Client shall keep Lexi up to date on client needs, cooperate with Lexi, provide reasonable deadlines, abide by this contract, pay bills on time and keep Lexi informed of any changes to Client’s billing address or contact details.

6. Billing Fees: Client agrees to pay for design services based upon Lexi’s standard rate card. Billable time shall include design, production, copy writing, and preparation of files. It is expected by the parties that such rates may increase in the future.

7. Invoices: Client shall pay Lexi’s invoices upon receipt. Invoices to be issued to the Client prior to commence meant of work, and on hand over of completed artwork.

8. Effective Date: This contract will take effect when Client has performed the conditions stated in the paragraph 1, but its effective date will be retroactive to the date Lexi Fontein first provided services. Even is this contract does not take effect, Client will be obligated to pay Lexi the reasonable value of any services Lexi may have performed for the client.

9. Entire Agreement: This contract constitutes the entire agreement between Client and Lexi Fontein, and no promises or representations, express or implied, either written or oral, not set forth herein, shall be binding upon or inure to the benefit of either party. This contract shall not be modified by oral agreement, either express or implied, and all modifications hereto shall be in writing and signed by both parties.

10. Cancellation: Should the client wish to cancel at any point during the process they shall remain liable for the work that has taken place and shall be invoiced accordingly.

11. Quotations: The price quoted to the client is for the work agreed on the proposal only. Should the client decide that changes are required, the cost of any additional work will be added to the price quoted and this will appear on the final invoice.

12. Copyright: Lexi Fontein will retain the copyright of any materials, including the designs created for the client, until payment of the final invoice has been received. At this time it will become the property of the client.

13. Should Lexi Fontein waive any of these terms and conditions on an individual bases, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining clauses or commit Lexi to waive the same clause on any other occasion. By agreeing to these terms and conditions your statutory rights are not affected. Lexi Fontein reserves the right to change or modify any of these terms or conditions at any time.

Should clarification of any of the above be required, please feel free to contact me.