Buddy Websites Terms

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Website Design and Hosting Terms and Conditions

TERMS & CONDITIONS:
When you agree to work with Buddy Websites you agree and are bound to the terms and conditions outlined below. We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions at any time.


CONFIDENTIALITY:
The customer and Buddy Websites may disclose confidential information one to the other to facilitate work under this Agreement. Such information shall be so identified in writing at the time of its transmittal, and shall be safeguarded and not disclosed to third parties by the receiving party. Confidential information shall not include information that:
is already known to the party to which it is disclosed;
is or becomes part of the public domain without breach of this Agreement
is obtained from third parties, which have no obligations to keep confidential to the parties to this Agreement.


SERVICES
Buddy Websites provide website design and hosting services as detailed on the services page of the website. In addition we will manage the registration process of any domain names required for your website.

The cost for annual domain name renewals is included in the annual hosting charge.

Buddy Websites can also provide you with additional graphic design services, such as logo design, leaflet design etc. Separate costs for this will be quoted as and when required.


ON GOING SERVICES
On completion of the website build, the site will be published on Buddy Website servers. Each month from this point the client will have one hour of Buddy Websites time to make minor alterations and updates, each month. Any more substantial changes or edits taking more than one hour will be charged in addition at a rate of £40 per hour, billed to the nearest 15 minutes. You will be advised accordingly prior to any work being undertaken.

The Client understands that search engines are independent companies who select and rank sites using their own criteria and acknowledges that Buddy Websites does not and cannot guarantee that The Client website ranking will be improved in any search engine listing.
Whilst we strive to ensure you do not experience any disruption of service, we cannot accept liability for disruption of service caused by factors that lie outside of our control.


DELIVERY
Buddy Websites will require for you to supply all the content to be added to your website, you may also supply images and we can also supply stock images free of charge, the number of images provided by us is limited at our discretion.

All text and images supplied by the customer must be free of copyright. Buddy Websites accepts no responsibility for any infringement of copyright law arising from any text or images used on your site.

If you need your content providing for you Buddy Websites work with a copy writing professional who can provide this at an additional cost. Please ask for more information.
At the start of the new website project we will agree a schedule for delivery, however, if the content is not provided on time or slow feedback is received, this could be delay your new website. We will advise as the project progresses.

Buddy Websites reserves the right to refuse to handle in any way, material which may be deemed offensive or illegal, for example:
works and materials that:

  • breach any laws, regulations or legally binding codes;
  • infringe any person's Intellectual Property Rights or other legal rights; or
  • may give rise to any form of legal action against the Host or the Customer or any third party,
  • obscene, indecent, pornographic, lewd, graphic, offensive or grotesque works and materials;
  • works and materials which are likely to cause annoyance, inconvenience or anxiety to any internet user; and
  • spam, including unsolicited bulk messages and unsolicited commercial messages


CONTRACT DURATION / CANCELLATION
All website accounts are agreed on a minimum 12-month contract, after this period a rolling monthly contract comes into effect.

Requests for account cancellation can be made by emailing mark@buddywebsites.co.uk

The customer cannot terminate this agreement until all payments due for the initial 12 month period, have been paid in full to Buddy Websites, or for the respective month after the initial 12 month period.

Account cancellation will result in the complete termination of the website, and hosting services. Your website will be held on our servers for 6 months if you decided to renew your website in the future.

Domain names can be transferred with an admin fee of £25 payable by the Client to Buddy Websites. All external transfer fees of the domain name applicable by third parties will be payable by the client.

The Client and Buddy Websites are independent parties and nothing in this Agreement shall constitute either party as the employer, principal or partner of or joint venture with the other party. Neither the Client nor Buddy Websites has any authority to assume or create any obligation or liability, either express or implied, on behalf of the other. Buddy Websites reserves the right to terminate this service at any time with immediate effect.


FAILURE OF PAYMENT
In the event of the client failing to make a monthly payment on the due date Buddy Websites will remove the website and replace with a holding page 1 week after payment not received. Client can make payment over the phone or the company can represent the direct debit payment with any fees incurred chargeable to the Client.


GENERAL
This Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales; and the courts of [England] will have exclusive jurisdiction to adjudicate any dispute arising under or in connection with this Agreement.


Buddy Websites is based in Wantage, South Oxfordshire, perfectly situated to work with businesses across Oxfordshire.

To talk about your new website, in the first instance contact Mark Baker, your website buddy:

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