Terms & conditions*

*Cheeky Signs LTD carries out all work on the understanding that the client has agreed to the following terms & conditions.

Project Proposal and Acceptance

At the time of the project proposal, Cheeky Signs LTD will provide the client with a written quotation with reference to these terms and conditions on the Cheeky Signs website www.cheekysigns.co.uk

Quotations

The costs outlined in your quotation and visuals are valid for 30 days from the date of creation. Payment is due within this time frame stated on the first invoice. We will exercise our statutory rights under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998. In this respect, interest at the rate of 3% above base rate per 14-day period will be added, compounded in each 14-day period on any outstanding balance from the date of invoice until the date of receipt of payment in full. Also, please be advised that in accordance with European Directive 2003/35/EC, a debt recovery fee will be charged.

Visuals

The research, ideas and proposals contained in all visuals remain the copyright of Cheeky Signs LTD. On receipt of the visual you accept that if any of the ideas and proposals contained within it (excluding the supplied script) are produced by another production company, then Cheeky Signs LTD reserves the right to make a charge for time spent on the initial briefing and the preparation of this document.

Colours on your screen will not be an exact match of your final sign/printed material/website. Colours on different medias may vary slightly. You will need Acrobat Reader to view the PDF visual which is downloadable free at: www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html

Please ensure all documents are thoroughly checked, Cheeky Signs LTD shall incur no liability for any errors not corrected by the client in visuals submitted. Additional charges shall be made for any additional visuals that are required as a result of alterations required by the client.

Copyright

Unless negotiated and agreed in writing, the copyright of general artwork, commissioned artwork, illustrations and anyother materials prepared, developed or created by Cheeky Signs LTD shall belong to Cheeky Signs LTD.

The client shall be responsible for obtaining all necessary authorities and consents to reproduce pictures, artwork, photographs, copyright text and/or any other reproducible materials prior to instructing Cheeky Signs LTD to reproduce the same. Copyright is retained by Cheeky Signs LTD on all design work including words, pictures, ideas, visuals and illustrations unless specifically released in writing and after all costs have been settled.

The client is responsible for supplying text, images and other data to Cheeky Signs LTD for inclusion in the client's medium, the client declares that it holds the appropriate copyright and trademark permissions. The ownership of such materials will remain with the client, or rightful copyright or trademark owner.

The client agrees to fully indemnify and hold Cheeky Signs LTD free from harm in any and all claims resulting from the client in not having obtained all the required copyright, and/or any other necessary permission.

The client also agrees to allow Cheeky Signs LTD to use their projects for demonstration purposes and to use any designs in its own publicity.

Project Approval

At the time of proposal, Cheeky Signs LTD will provide the client with a written quotation/estimate which is to be signed and dated by the client to indicate acceptance and should be returned to Cheeky Signs LTD. Alternatively, the client may reply via email to the quotation/estimate which binds the client to accept Cheeky Signs LTD terms and conditions. No project work will commence until project approval has been received.

Design Charges

Charges for design services provided by Cheeky Signs LTD will be set out in a written quotation/estimate supplied to the client. At the time of the client's signed/emailed acceptance of this quotation/estimate, indicating acceptance of the terms & conditions, a non-refundable deposit of 50% of the quoted fee will become immediately due. (Note: work on the project will not commence until this amount has been received).

Charges for Other Services

The client agrees that alterations/changes required over and above the quoted/estimated work and acceptance will be liable to a separate charge, outlined prior to work being carried out.

Payment

The client will be provided with an invoice prior to completion of work. At this time the outstanding balance will become payable and the client may be required to sign a completion form. The release of work may not take place before cleared funds have been received.

Accounts, which remain outstanding for 30 days after the date of invoice, will incur an extra charge of 2% per month of the outstanding amount. Payments can be made by: cash, cheque or electronic funds transfer and are subject to VAT.

Returned cheques will incur an additional fee of £50 per returned cheque. Cheeky Signs LTD reserves the right to consider an account to be in default in the event of a returned cheque.

An account shall be considered default if it remains unpaid for 30 days from the date of invoice, or following a returned cheque. Cheeky Signs LTD will be entitled to remove and/or the client's material until the amount due has been fully paid. This includes any and all unpaid monies due for services, including, but not limited to, hosting, domain registration, search engine submission, design and maintenance, printers, photographers and libraries. Removal of such materials does not relieve the client of it's obligation to pay the due amount. Clients whose accounts become default agree to pay Cheeky Signs LTD reasonable legal expenses and third party collection agency fees in the enforcement of these terms & conditions.

Website usage terms and conditions

Welcome to the Cheeky Signs website. If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Cheeky Signs LTD’s relationship with you in relation to this website.The term Cheeky Signs LTD or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is Park House, Greenhill Crescent, Watford, Hertfordshire WD18 8PH. Our company registration number is 6312364 England and Wales. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website. The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.

Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

You may not create a link to this website from another website or document without Cheeky Signs LTD’s prior written consent.

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Scotland and Wales.