1 Your website will be developed based on a template or design as identified & signed off in the in the website development document, changes in brief or design will incur additional charges.
2 Additional functionality or programming requested that falls outside those identified and agreed in the website development document, will be quoted and completed at agreed rates.
3 Website design & development does not constitute an agreement to make ongoing website updates, improvements, enhancements or changes unless specifically stated as part of a maintenance plan. For the avoidance of doubt, this includes (but is not limited to) ongoing website maintenance, subscription costs, plugin updates, framework upgrades, website training, hosting costs, domain renewal costs or any other cost or service reasonably related to ongoing website upkeep & management. adquire advises all website development clients to recognise the importance of having a regularly updated & secured website. Therefore it is recommended that all websites have a maintenance plan in place or that this maintenance is completed regularly in-house or by a website administrator.
4 Training will be provided to the extent as identified in the website development document, if additional support, maintenance and/or training is required, this can be completed on their respective subscription or hourly costs.
5 Adquire will place a site designed by adquire link in the website footer. adquire, from time to time may choose to feature or reference the website in our recent projects or showcase the website is promotions or on our website (www.www.adquire.co.nz).
6 Search engine optimisation (SEO) is not included in website design, adquire are not responsible for obtaining listings on Google or other search engines. We will ensure your site is indexable by major search engines, if you would like to improve website rankings then a separate SEO service is available and can be discussed. SEO includes items such as renaming images, developing & adding meta descriptions, content development, submission & updates to search engines, sitemaps, robots.txt files.
7 Browser & Mobile rendering, there could be differences in fonts, colours and layouts between different browsers & user settings, including (but not limited to) limitations of the browsers themselves. Mobile sites may also display differently to the desktop versions and slight variations can occur including mis-alignment and distortion on certain mobile browsers. If you would like your website’s mobile version to be further optimised & adapted for mobile functionality then this can be completed at the standard service rate or quoted on a project by project basis.
8 Content development, unless specified, detailed & agreed in the website development document, as standard, content, including (but not limited to) text, icons & images is to be provided by the client. Adquire regularly develops content for websites however this is not included as standard with the website design/development process unless stated.
10 Trademarks & Copyright, adquire takes no responsibility for any issues relating to the copyright and any copyright infringement of any material provided to us by the client, subsequently, it is up to the client to check the copyright of the material on the website to ensure there are no breaches. Adquire will not be held accountable for copyright infringement or breaches. Where a court order or legal instruction is received, costs for the removal, changing or updating of copyrighted material will be performed at the standard hourly rate.
11 3rd party apps & plugins, as part of the website development Aquire could, and routinely does incorporate certain 3rd party plugins, themes or other programs that enable or enhance certain website design, functionality or usability. Where these are included, some 3rd party plugins, themes or other programs might attract a monthly, annual or lifetime subscription cost. Ongoing payment of these subscriptions can be managed by adquire at an agreed rate or self-managed and paid for by the client directly with the 3rd party. Adquire makes no guarantee that the 3rd party apps & services incorporated will continue to be available, maintained or updated and it is the responsibility of the client to ensure subscriptions are kept up to date. Costs for the removal or replacement of 3rd party plugins/themes, apps can be completed at the standard hourly rate.
12 Acceptance of 3rd party terms, in using the 3rd party plugins, apps, and themes you agree to agree to the relevant 3rd party’s terms & conditions.
13 Acceptance of general terms & conditions, by utilising adquires hosting services the client agrees to the general terms & conditions.
14 Payment terms, all prices quoted are excluding GST and in NZD. Hourly rates for professional services, (Unless otherwise agreed in writing) the standard rate for general website modifications, updates, troubleshooting, support & training is $145+Gst per hour during normal business hours which are Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. Urgent or after hours services where required attract an additional $55+gst per hour. Advanced development & configuration services, where required are approached on a case by case basis with a minimum charge of $185+Gst per hour.
15 Automatic renewal, unless mutually agreed otherwise the service will renew automatically at the end of the current terms for the same period on the same terms & conditions.