I will always do my best to fulfil your needs and meet your expectations. But it is important to have things are written, who is doing what, when things have to be done by, what needs to be sent and what happens if things go wrong. I will do my best to provide you with readable text in a manner you can understand. I have no intention to trick you into signing something you or parties related or connected to you may regret now or in the future.
You are hiring me (IniOluwa Abiodun, trading as Design Shoppe Co) to provide services related to your project as detailed in this Agreement and I have agreed to provide such services according to the terms of this Agreement. This Agreement represents the entire understanding between us (the parties) and as a result, supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous understandings, whether oral or written, between us, with regards to this subject matter. This means this current Agreement is the king of any agreements we may have running at the same time with this one.
SCOPE OF AGREEMENT AND LICENSE. You agree to license the final Images/Websites/Documents I create exclusively for you to promote your business/launch/products across social media, website and print, from the date this Agreement is signed, for a fee of ($$$) and in perpetuity. All images, graphics, documents, illustrations, digital assets, digital images or websites I create or take and deliver to you, excluding all working files, will be collectively known as, “IMAGES”.
a. Retained Rights: We will both retail all rights, titles and interests in and to all pre-existing intellectual property, regardless of whether you and/or I disclose any such pre-existing property to the other party, subject to any licenses existing on the pre-existing intellectual property.
b. Ownership and Copyright: Subject to my rights and any third party rights in pre-existing intellectual property, all Images and rights relating to them, including copyright and ownership rights in the media in which the Images are stored, remain my sole and exclusive property. I agree to assign exclusive rights to you, limited to the purpose of this license, to reproduce, publicly display and distribute the Images only for the agreed-upon terms as set forth in this Agreement and signed by both parties. You agree that should you need to use the Images for the purpose not directly related to terms laid out in this Agreement, it must be with my express permission and may include the payment of additional fees, agreed into writing.
c. Third Parties and Exclusivity: We are both authorized to publish and use the Images to the exclusion of all other persons other than my right to self-promotion in Clause 11 (Social Media Promotions and Rights to Use Work in Portfolio). Upon publishing the Images and their release into the public domain, I retain the rights to use the Work in my portfolio (including, but not limited to any website or social media that displays my works).
FEES AND PAYMENTS: For the total price outlined below, you have agreed to make timely and punctual payments according to the pre-agreed timeline as listed below:
Total price for this service: $XXXX. Non-refundable payment due on XX.XX.20XX for a total of $XXXX
1st payment is due on XX.XX.20XX for a total of $XXXX
2nd payment is due on XX.XX.20XX for a total of $XXXX
3rd payment is due on XX.XX.20XX for a total of $XXXX
a. You agree that the cost of services is broken up into 4 payments.
b. You acknowledge that a deposit of 30% is required to book your project at the agreed upon start
date and is non-refundable.
c. Payments are accepted via PayPal and in United States Dollars (USD).
d. Overdue payments will be charged at a late fee of 1.5% of the total amount defaulted on and will
continue to incur a fee of 1.5% per day for every day that the payment is not received.
e. Overdue payments are considered to be payments late by 5 working days after the due date.
f. Deliverables from the project along with website ownership will only be transferred to you once payment is made in full. Where a project is finished before the completion date, you have the option to pay your remaining balance or fully settle your account ahead of the payment dates to receive your deliverables.