Terms and Conditions

Standard Terms and Conditions of TLD Projects (Pty) Ltd

Registration Number 1994 / 000916 / 07
Trading as Trade and Lateral Development (Pty) Ltd

1. General

1.1. These terms and conditions:
(a) apply to all work done by TLD Projects (Pty) Ltd, company registration number 1994/000916/07 (the Company) for the customer; and
(b) together with the customer’s written confirmation of the Company’s written proposal (the Quote Acceptance) contain the entire agreement (the Agreement) of the parties as to their subject matter.

1.2. Neither party is bound:
(a) to any agreement for work to be undertaken by the Company; or
(b) by any condition, warranty, representation or undertaking of any kind, whether express or implied; except as set forth in the Agreement.

1.3. The Company may amend these terms and conditions at any time, but no amendment or modification of the Agreement shall be valid unless in writing and signed by both parties.

1.4. Quotes are valid for 30 days. Should the scope of any project change at all, the price will change accordingly.

1.5. This document is subject to all South African copyright laws and is confidential.

2. Execution of the Works

2.1. The work (the Works) to be undertaken by the Company is as described in the Quote.

2.2. The final execution of the Works is subject to the written approval of the customer, which approval constitutes the customer’s final acceptance of the Works “as is” and who, with effect from that approval, is solely responsible for any errors in the Works.

2.3. The customer:
(a) Undertakes to furnish the Company with any material reasonably required of the customer to enable the Company to execute the Works.
(b) Authorises the Company to append the tag line “Website design by Trade and Lateral Development”, hyperlinked to the Company’s website, on each page of any website produced by the Company in the execution of the Works; and
(c) Acknowledges that insofar the Company publishes anything or procures the publication of anything in the execution of the Works, it does so with the authority of the customer and as its agent.
(d) Warrants that none of the material referred to in clause 2.3 breaches any rights of copyright that may repose in such material, or any other intellectual property rights of any person.

2.4. The Company warrants that it shall not use nor authorise any other person to use any material supplied by the customer, otherwise than in the execution of the Works, or with the customer’s written consent.

2.5. While the Company undertakes to take reasonable measures to protect the integrity of the material supplied to it by the customer, all electronic data compiled or published in the execution of the Works (the Data), the Company makes no warranties in this regard. The customer is solely responsible for backing up and otherwise protecting and ensuring the integrity of the Data.

3. Payment

3.1. The fees payable to the Company are as set out in the Quote and are payable free of exchange and without deduction set off or demand by electronic transfer into the Company’s nominated bank account. The customer is responsible for any international bank charges incurred.

3.2. The Company requires a 50% (fifty percent) non-refundable deposit of the website build cost, the full costs of the WordPress theme license, plugin license/s, and any domain registration/s (as applicable) upon the Company’s receipt of the written confirmation of the Company’s proposal referred to in clause 1.1(b). Website design work will only commence on receipt of this deposit payment, a signed Quote Acceptance, and any materials required to build the website.

3.3. The remaining 50% (fifty percent) of the website build cost is due once the customer notifies the Company in writing and accepts the Works as ready for publication, and before the approved website is published live on the internet under the client’s domain name.

3.4. All amounts payable to the Company are quoted ‘VAT not applicable’ unless the contrary is stated on the Job Card or Quote.

3.5. The Company may suspend the execution of the Works or any portion of the Works for so long as the customer is in default of any obligation owing by it to the Company.

3.6. All material supplied by the Company in the execution of the works remains the Company’s property until such time as the Company has been paid in full.

4. Termination

4.1. The Company may in its sole discretion either suspend its execution of the Works or terminate the Agreement or both if the customer breaches any of the warranties set out in clause 2.3.

4.2. The monthly Website Package may be cancelled with one month’s notice, in writing, by either party. Upon cancellation, the customer will be responsible for transferring their website, domain, and email addresses to their new server. The customer will be responsible for all software licenses, hosting, backups, security, maintenance, and anything else pertaining to their website and/or email, after cancellation.

4.3. Either party may (without prejudice to any rights stipulated in this Agreement or otherwise) terminate this agreement in the event of a material breach of this Agreement by the other, provided the party breaching a material term of this Agreement is notified in writing of that breach and then fails to remedy such breach within 21 (twenty-one) days (or if that period is an unreasonably short period of time within which to rectify the breach, a reasonable period of time) of receipt of a written notice from the other party calling on it to do so.

5. Claims and Indemnities

5.1. The customer waives all and any claims it may have against the Company howsoever arising from the Company’s execution of the Works (other than claims for intentional wrongdoing) and indemnifies the Company against all and any claims that may be brought against the Company howsoever those claims may arise from the execution of the Works.