General Terms & Conditions
Ownership
Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital will provide a Finished Product(s) to the Client in the form of source, rendered and asset files. These files become the exclusive property of the Client upon acceptance of delivery, however these files are partially based on a non-exclusive code base created and maintained by Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital and in some cases existing code was used to help create the deliverables. Such code and other underlying technologies do NOT become the property of the Client, only the Finished Product(s). In addition, the Finished Product(s) may depend on code, objects (COMs), and other third party utilities that are the property of their respective owners. No rights to these dependencies is expressed or implied. Additional licensing may be required with third party assets. Point of Contact & Training Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital will require one point of contact during the Contract for clarifying requirements for design, key features, usability, and maintenance issues. Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital requires this person be available to answer questions arising from the project within 8 hrs on workdays (subject to reasonable exceptions), and to have authority to make design and related decisions on the system.

Project Management & Communication
Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital may manage this Contract using third-party project collaboration software. The Client’s Point of Contact, stakeholders, and collaborators will all have appropriate access to the project and all associated assets. This system will serve as a primary mode of communication, documentation, and reporting. Any approval marked within the system by the Point of Contact will be considered official written approval. Response Time Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital works exclusively with Independent Contractors. the benefit of a flexible team is rapid scalability and a diverse set of services. Due to the nature of the business model, Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital is not set up to support on call services. Within the duration of this Contract Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital will make every effort to reply to inquiries within 48 hours except where The Client has been previously notified of a period of limited availability. Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital will respond in good faith but cannot guarantee any specific action within a given time frame. Dependencies
In the event that any aspect of this Contract is dependent on a separate third party or the Client’s in house team, the quality and punctuality of the Finished Product(s) may be subject to said party’s ability to meet the required timelines and/or level of quality. Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital is not responsible for any delay or defect caused by separate third party or the Client’s in house teams. Additionally, while Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital strives to meet our timelines, delays in content from the Client or similar delays will result in longer timelines.

Backups
Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital maintains internal backups of active project code and design files. This backup system is not intended as a solution for The Client, rather as a code archive through the duration of this Contract. While the Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital backup system is redundant, it is not guaranteed and does not support any content produced by the Client. The Client is solely responsible for the Backup and Restoration of the Finished Product(s) and any associated data. There are paying options available where Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital can take care of client backups in an ongoing fashion.

Security
Although Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital makes every effort to provide secure Finished Product(s), due to the nature of rapidly advancing technology, Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital can in no way guarantee that the Finished Product(s) will not be subject to security breaches. Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital recommends the use of strong passwords and the observance of standard security practices. In order to minimize the chances of security violations, systems should be updated often. The Client is solely responsible for tracking software updates. Any updates during the life of or after the expiration of the Contract can be negotiated as an addendum to this Contract or as an additional Contract. Once again, Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital is available to help with security monitoring if desired by The Client.

Limited Liability
The Client alone shall be responsible for: (a) the accuracy and adequacy of information and data furnished for processing; (b) any use made by the Client of the output of the Software or any reliance thereon; and (c) obtaining the required licenses and respect copyright for any and all third part assets including but not limited to fonts, media, and software. The Client shall also be responsible for the continued operation and maintenance of the computer equipment and third party software used with the Finished Product(s), and shall comply with Website Design Proposal all operational, environmental and maintenance recommendations and requirements of the applicable licensors, vendors and manufacturers. The Client agrees that any liability of Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital relating to this agreement and the services performed shall be limited to the amount of fees actually received by Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital, from the Client under this agreement regarding the services in question. In no event shall Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, cover, consequential, exemplary or punitive damages; any damages based on injury to person or property; or any lost sales, profits or data, even if the Client is told that any such damages may occur.

Warranty
Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital will provide patches and bug fixes for any bugs or issues included in the scope of this contract reported within the grace period of no more than 30 days following the date of project completion as defined by the date the client signs off on the deliverables. All bug fixes outside of the project scope or after the grace period are the responsibility of the client. Hourly projects are NOT subject to warranty. Design and the placement, editing and arrangement of editorial content are NOT subject to warranty. Should further support be necessary, a support contract may be negotiated.

No web functionality is perpetually flawless. We do not guarantee that the functions contained in any web page layouts or in a completed web site will be error-free for the foreseeable future.
We agree that we are not liable to you or any third party for damages, including lost profits, lost savings or other incidental, consequential or special damages arising out of the operation of or inability to operate this web site and any other web pages. Once the sign-off document is completed and/or the credentials are submitted to you, all responsibility for maintaining the site is no longer our accountability.

Credit
Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital retains the right to use the Client within its roster of clients. A link to the Client website/application website will be placed on the Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital web site (521webdesign.com) as part of its business portfolio. If it is acceptable to the Client, Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital does request the opportunity to put a small link at the bottom of the Client’s website denoting its involvement with the creation of the Client’s site. Upon request, Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital will not create that link. Review, Expiration, or Cancellation
This Contract is valid for the calendar year in which it was signed, upon which point it expires. Upon expiration, both parties may review and amend the Contract and decide whether or not to renew. Either party may terminate this Contract with a full 30 day written notice. All payments will be due and all work will be submitted upon the termination of Contract.

Hosting

The Client alone shall be responsible for hosting: (a) hosting that is a minimum requirements to host project website. (b) hosting is accessible by Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital during the build process. In the event the client does not have hosting. Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital will provide hosting to the client for a period of 30 days after the website is completed. Gratis Enterprises, LLC d/b/a Gratis Capital.