Predesigned websites

The package validity is from the day of the payment until the website is fully created and presented. The project will commence when the payment is placed and the briefing form is received.

The agreement is valid from the first day of payment until two months after the handover occurred.

The package includes in the price:

Pages included: five on a predesigned basis template.
Basic SEO
Analytics integrations
Responsiveness to all devices
User-friendly templates options.
Domain purchase assistance.
Branded email addresses
SSL certificate
The hours of Maintenance after the delivery – within the first two months

Bonus: FREE hosting for 1 year.

If anything else is requested, will have separate charges, possibly placed on a separate invoice.

This package does not support changes in the template design, if the Client needs a different design/layout from the ones in Blue Marble Office’s list, the Client might need to change the package to Website development to cover all the possible customizations.

Colors and Fonts can be changed from the original template to adequate to the Client’s branding. However, it is the Client responsibility to communicate the fonts and color codes at the beginning of the project, failing in this communication will result in receiving the site with the default colors and fonts.

The Client will have the responsibility to send all the content, including graphics, correctly labeled in order to start with the project on time and reach deadlines. If the client fails to provide them, this will result in leaving the default content and/or Royalty free images or deleting the entire section without content.

Blue Marble Office will not be held accountable if delays are from the clients’ end; however, Blue Marble Office will work with you to ensure that deadlines are as achievable as possible.

Please note Blue Marble Office uses Royalty free images in all the predesigned templates; if in any circumstance the Client doesn’t have a picture to provide, then the Client is allowed to use the pictures without giving any credit. However, the picture might be used on other sites and it won’t be unique.

Procedure:
The client will fill in the form of Interest in Blue Marble Office’s site and will receive an email requesting further information.

Blue Marble Office will schedule a day of delivery according to the Client’s needs and Blue Marble Office load of work.

Once Blue Marble Office sends the site for reviews and the Client will have 7 (SEVEN) days to send their feedback and request for the three hours of maintenance if needed. If 7 days pass without a response, Blue Marble Office will assume {{client.name}} is happy with the final result and will proceed to invoice the client if any invoices are still pending.

3 hours of Maintenance are included in the price and the Client has the responsibility to communicate those changes. Once the Client has accepted the job, and the Client still has more time in its favor then the Client is entitled to use it within 2 months from the day of the handover.

If any other changes are requested after those 3 hours of Maintenance included, extra charges apply.

Termination:
The Client has the right to terminate this Agreement if Blue Marble Office fails to complete the design within 30 days. If the agreement is terminated for any reason other than failure to deliver within this timeframe, Blue Marble Office is not required to reimburse the Client.

If the Client does not purchase a content writer or content research package, the Client will be fully responsible for the content of the website; with no exceptions and it is the Client’s responsibility to deliver it on time. Delays may affect the delivery time of the final result.

If Blue Marble Office designs a website, then the Client agrees that Blue Marble Office may include a development credit and link displayed on the Client’s website.

During a Website developing project, it is important that the Client communicates information to the Developer to achieve the required result.

The Developer endeavors to create pages that are accessible to search engines. However, the Developer gives no guarantee that the site will become listed with search engines.

Whilst every effort is made to make sure the created website is error-free, the Developer cannot guarantee that the display or functionality of the web design or the website will be uninterrupted or error-free. If, after handover, errors are found on the website the Developer has created and the standard development platform, domain name set-up and hosting set-up are the same as when work began, then the Developer can correct these errors for {{client.name}} free of charge for a period of 2 months, after acceptance of the work. After the 2-month period, the Developer reserves the right to quote separately for any work involved in correcting an error.

In the case the Client specifies a need for the Website that is not possible to achieve with existing Plugins, Blue Marble Office will proceed in the following way:

Inform the Client of the issue and try to present the closer alternative.
Give another idea of how to make it work in some other way.
In the case, the parties can’t reach an agreement and the Client decides to accede to change of coding, Blue Marble Office will get help from the Company associates with an additional cost.
Blue Marble Office will reserve the right not to commence any work until the project has been paid in full.

Blue Marble Office will not be held accountable if delays are from the clients’ end; however, Blue Marble Office will work with you to ensure that deadlines are as achievable as possible.

Blue Marble Office will work with you with the highest level of integrity and confidentiality. We ensure that no information is disclosed to any additional parties without prior consent.

All work will be kept on file for a period of 12 months. After this time, work will be deleted unless specifically instructed.

We use encryption services for necessary passwords and any other sensitive data. If the client chooses other distribution methods Blue Marble Office is not responsible for any risks this could entail. 

Blue Marble Office Virtual Assistants are assigned to work on a virtual basis only.  ‘In person’ work may be possible in exceptional circumstances but cannot be guaranteed. If granted, all hours including travel time to and from the work location, as well as hours spent on the job, are billable with no exceptions.

If it’s required to Blue Marble Office to send emails on your behalf, then it is a requirement of you (the client) to provide an email account to act on your behalf.

At the end of tasks, content done by Blue Marble Office is owned by your company. Blue Marble Office does, however, have the right to showcase any non-confidential work as a case study.

If the client provides any kind of material, the client will be solely responsible for any violations of copyright law, and may be subject to legal sanctions.

Blue Marble Office has the right to deny any task asked by the client if they consider it engage in any illegal or immoral activity.

The tasks will be performed by the members of Blue Marble Office staff. Rare circumstances may involve the Blue Marble Office staff to require help from third parties.

In the case of the assigned assistant for your project gets sick, Blue Marble Office will be in charge to assign a substitute until your assistant is able to take the project again.

The assigned Virtual Assistant could be allowed to take vacation leave. In those circumstances, Blue Marble Office will inform you 7 (SEVEN) days in advance and discuss potential conditions.

The client will not be responsible for the Virtual Assistant’s sick leave, retirement benefits, worker’s compensation, health or disability benefits, unemployment insurance benefits or employee benefits of any kind.

All work conducted by Blue Marble Office will be done Monday to Friday between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm (Timezone of Blue Marble Office base). Any work that is required to be conducted outside of these hours will be agreed upon at the time of the contract, and an additional charge of US$2.00 per hour will be added to the per hour prices quoted in the pricing schedule.

If 7 days pass without a response, Blue Marble Office will assume the client is happy with the final result and will proceed to invoice.

The client has 14 days to make the payment effective after the invoice is sent, if nothing else instructed. After those 2 weeks 5% fees are added. PayPal fees or any other transaction fees are not included in the price of service

If any additional costs apply, the client will be charged separately to the package in the same invoice. After the additional cost is billed, the client will have 14 days to make this payment effective.

The client has to make the first service’s payment effective if the client decides to hire more services from Blue Marble Office if nothing else has been previously instructed.

Regardless of the client’s currency, all invoices and payable charges for the services conducted will be paid in US dollars.

The client allows Blue Marble Office to add a review (if provided), company logo and any relevant information to Blue Marble Office Website and/or Social Media pages.

We reserve our right to amend or supplement this Agreement at any time, at our discretion. When we change it or supplement it, we will do our best to provide you notice and point out what is different or new. We may also post rules and guidelines applicable to specific products or services to the various areas of our Website that describe them.

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