Terms & Conditions
‘Possum Design Studio’ is Tiina Morton trading as Possum Design Studio.
‘The Client’ is the party making a booking for design related services from Possum Design Studio.
‘An Order’ is the request for goods and/or services from Possum Design Studio and describes the Scope of Work.
‘The Project’ is a term used to describe service from Possum Design Studio.
The terms and conditions apply to all dealings between The Client and Possum Design Studio. By placing an order with Possum Design Studio, you as a Client are forming a legally binding contract for services and you agree to the following terms & conditions.
- All quotes are valid for 7 days only.
- All prices are in Australian Dollars.
- Any additional work outside the terms of the quote will be charged at an hourly rate of $90 per/hour.
- Possum Design Studio is not responsible for increases in materials by third party services (eg printers, packaging suppliers, web developers) where the increases are beyond our control.
- A 50% non-refundable booking deposit is required before starting any design project.
- All overseas clients are required to pay 100% upfront regardless of the project price.
- Payments are to be made by bank deposit transfer.
- All invoice terms are 7 business days from the date of the invoice.
- Accounts which are not paid on time will incur a late administration fee of $50.
- Accounts which remain outstanding for 14 days after the date of invoice will incur an additional payment fee equivalent to 5% of the projects costs for each week payment is outstanding.
- Final artwork files will not be handed over until the invoice has been paid in full.
- All work not completed within a 2 month period will be invoiced regardless.
- Payment is required for any artwork or drafts, that have been terminated on your request at any stage of development, prior to completion. Invoice will be issued as ‘work to date’.
- If debt collection is required for unpaid invoices, The Client is responsible for any costs incurred (fees/commissions payable to the debt collectors)
- The Client may cancel this Agreement for any reason by providing a minimum of 10 days written notice to Company, any deposit paid prior to cancellation will be non-refundable.
- Possum Design Studio may cancel this Agreement at any time for any reason by providing written notice to The Client. In the event that Possum Design Studio cancels this Agreement, Possum Design Studio will provide any artwork completed and paid for to date.
- Possum Design Studio cannot guarantee the outcome of design services and the client’s comments about the outcome are expressions of opinion only.
- The Client acknowledges that Possum Design Studio cannot guarantee any results for design as outcomes are based on subjective factors that cannot be controlled by Possum Design Studio.
- Intellectual property and copyright (“IP”) in all Goods and Services created or provided by Possum Design Studio shall remain the property of Possum Design Studio. Subject to Client complying with its obligations under the Terms and Conditions, Client shall upon payment own all deliverables provided to it as part of the Goods and Services and Possum Design Studio grants to Client a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use IP for the purposes described in the Scope of Work. Client shall not use or make copies of the deliverables in connection with any work not included in the Scope of Work without prior written consent from Possum Design Studio. If Client is in breach of any obligation to make a payment to Possum Design Studio, Possum Design Studio may revoke the license to use the IP and Client shall immediately cease to use the IP.
- Possum Design Studio retains personal rights to use completed projects and concept artwork for the purpose of marketing Possum Design Studio.
- All images displayed on the Possum Design Studio website or social media pages are subject to copyright, and must not be copied or used without full permission from Possum Design Studio and the Client. Any breach of copyright will result in legal action being taken as necessary.
- The Client allows Possum Design Studio to display any projects on the Possum Design Studio website/ facebook page/ Instagram and portfolio for self promotion purposes.
- The Client agrees to allow Possum Design Studio to credit design work on all websites designed by Possum Design Studio.
- Possum Design Studio will make every effort to meet deadlines. All quoted turnaround times are approximate. Possum Design Studio will not be held responsible or liable for any costs resulting from late artwork or printing deliveries.
- Approval is required for all projects, via email prior to work being released.
- Whilst all care is taken by Possum Design Studio, Possum Design Studio is not responsible for any spelling, grammatical, numerical errors or omissions after final approval. Even if these errors are from Possum Design Studio, it is the Client’s responsibility to proof read and check thoroughly their projects to identify any errors prior to approval.
- Some designs may contain stock images that are available for purchase.
- Any images supplied by the Client must be provided in high resolution and preferably in CMYK. Possum Design Studio is not responsible for colour variations in conversion from RGB to process CMYK.
- Possum Design Studio is not responsible for the reproduction quality of supplied images.
COLOUR MATCHING & PRINTING
- Whilst all care is taken, Possum Design Studio does not take responsibility for Client supplied artwork that does not print properly.
- Please note that colour on projects can vary from screen to final product. Screen proofing is not indicative of final printed piece. Printed colours can vary from printer to printer, job to job, run to run, or even front to back, due to the nature of the CMYK printing process.
- Trimming can vary from printer to printer.