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Web Page Design and Maintenance Agreement

Contact Name: ______________________________

Phone ___________________

Company/Client: _____________________________

FAX _____________________

Address: ________________________________________

City ____________________ State _______________

ZIP _____________________ Country _____________

E-mail _____________________________________

Present WWW URL [if any]:
http://_____________________________________________

 User name _____________________

 Password ______________________
 

Following are the terms of our agreement:

1. Authorization: The above-named client is engaging Syed Ali Zaidi as an independent contractor for the specific project of developing and/or improving a world wide web site to be uploaded on the clientís web space on an Internet Service Providerís (ISP) server. The client hereby authorizes Syed Ali Zaidi to access this account, and authorizes the ISP to provide Syed Ali Zaidi with "write permission" for the client's web page directory htdocs, cgi-bin directory, and any other directories or programs which need to be accessed for this project.

2. Services Provided: Concept, graphic designing, programming, publishing, and promotion of the web site.

3. Rates: A flat rate of $17/hour with a minimum of 7 hours, i.e. $119 per web site, regardless of the number of pages created, size of pages, or the number of links or images within a page. Updates are billed separately at the same hourly rate.
Web Site Promotion: $25.

3. Content Provided by the Client: Text supplied by the client must be in MS Word, WordPad, Notepad on disk, e-mail or e-mail attached file. Photos or graphics that are supplied by the client must be in JPEG, GIF or BMP format provided on a disk or as e-mail attachments.

4. The Project: Insert the details of the Work here with references to attachments. Please use additional paper if necessary.
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5. Payments: Payments to Syed Ali Zaidi are due and payable on the following schedule: 50% upon signing this contract, 50% when the web pages have been constructed according to the client's original written specifications. If the total amount of this contract is less than $300 (US), the total amount shall be paid upon signing this contract. For all other services not specified in this agreement, Syed Ali Zaidi shall invoice the client via e-mail or surface mail. All payments will be made in US funds. Credit card payment is not accepted. Checks or money orders shall be made out to Syed Ali Zaidi. The client and Syed Ali Zaidi agree that the services described in this contract shall be completed for $__________________. Advertising the pages to web search engines and updating occur only after the final payment is made.
In case the client has not secured web space on an ISP server by the time the web pages are completed, the web pages may be delivered to the client on disk.

6. ISP: The client understands that any ISP services require a separate contract with the ISP of the client's choice. The client agrees to select an ISP which allows Syed Ali Zaidi full access to the web site including htdocs, cgi-bin and any other directories or programs which need to be accessed for this project via FTP and telnet.

7. Assignment of Project: Syed Ali Zaidi reserves the right to assign other web designers or subcontractors to this project to insure the right fit for the job as well as on-time completion.

8. Legal Issues: Syed Ali Zaidi does not warrant that the functions contained in these web pages or the Internet web site will meet the client's requirements or that the operation of the web pages will be uninterrupted or error-free. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the web pages and web site is with client. In no event will Syed Ali Zaidi be liable to the client or any third party for any damages, including any lost profits, lost savings or other incidental, consequential or special damages arising out of the operation of or inability to operate these web pages or web site, even if Syed Ali Zaidi has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

9. Copyrights and Trademarks: The client represents to Syed Ali Zaidi and unconditionally guarantees that any elements of text, graphics, photos, designs, trademarks, or other artwork furnished to Syed Ali Zaidi for inclusion in web pages are owned by the client, or that the client has permission from the rightful owner to use each of these elements, and will hold harmless, protect, and defend Syed Ali Zaidi from any claim or suit arising from the use of such elements furnished by the client.

10. Copyright to Web Pages: Copyright to the assembled work of web pages produced by Syed Ali Zaidi is owned by Syed Ali Zaidi. Upon final payment of this contract, all rights owned by Syed Ali Zaidi, as to the design, graphics, and text in this web site are assigned to the client. Rights to photos, graphics, and CGI programs which were not owned by Syed Ali Zaidi, are limited to the client's use only; the products themselves remain the property of their respective owners.

11. Late Payments: In order for Syed Ali Zaidi to remain in business, payments must be made promptly. Delinquent bills will be assessed a $15 charge if payment is not received within 10 days of the due date. If an amount remains delinquent 30 days after its due date, an additional 5% penalty will be added for each month of delinquency. Syed Ali Zaidi reserves the right to remove web pages from viewing on the Internet until final payment is made. In case collection proves necessary, the client agrees to pay all fees incurred by that process. This agreement becomes effective only when signed by Syed Ali Zaidi. Regardless of the place of signing of this  agreement, the client agrees that for purposes of venue, this contract was entered into in Lehigh County, PA, USA and any dispute will be litigated or arbitrated in Lehigh County, PA, USA.

12. Sole Agreement: The agreement contained in this "Web Page Design and Maintenance Agreement" constitutes the sole agreement between Syed Ali Zaidi and the client regarding this web site. Any additional work not specified in this contract must be authorized by a written change order. All prices specified in this contract will be honored for six (6) months after both parties sign this contract. Continued services after that time will require a new agreement.

13. Initial Payment: This agreement is effective, with the initial payment of $_____________
 

Clientís Special Instructions: Please use additional paper if necessary.
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The undersigned agrees to the terms of this agreement on behalf of his or her organization or business.

On behalf of the client:

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On behalf of Syed Ali Zaidi:

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