The following T&C are a legal and binding document, applicable to all products or services are undertaken by Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa), for and on behalf of any Client(s) who have duly signed Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa)’ quotation(s) for any products or services order or being rendered, and therefore authorized Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) to render the aforementioned products and deliver said services.

Terms and Conditions:

1. Project Specifications.

1.1. The Client must supply the Project Specifications to Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) for Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) to issue an accurate and binding quotation.
1.2. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa)’ Project Specifications form is available to download, complete, and submit to Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) (https://www.websitedesign.africa/website-design-south-africa-affordable/).
1.3. If the Client requires further assistance with creating Project Specifications, Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) are willing to assist the Client. This time may be billed to the Client at the discretion of Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa).
1.4. Any Additional Work (Terms and Conditions 19.) must be supplied as additional Project Specifications.

2. Quotation.

2.1. Quotes are valid for 10 (ten) calendar days from the documented date on the Quotation.
2.2. Quotes do not include domain name registration or hosting fees unless otherwise specified.

3. Acknowledgment.

3.1. Upon a Client signing the Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) Quotation, the Client acknowledges that they have read and accepted these Terms and Conditions.

4. Agreement.

4.1. The Client acknowledges acceptance of the Quotation and these Terms and Conditions by paying 50% of the total quoted South African Rand (ZAR) value as a deposit to Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) stipulated bank and account details as provided.
4.2. Products or services as described in the Quotation will only commence, once the Client’s deposit has been confirmed as received by Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa), which will be reciprocated with a Statement allocating Payment to said Invoice, to the Client, when said funds are confirmed by Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa).
4.3 Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) commit to work expeditiously to complete the quoted products or services within the Project Specifications and time-frames indicated as per the Quotation(s).
4.4. To deliver these products or services within the projected time-frames, the Client’s co-operation is paramount.
4.5. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) can not be held responsible for delays outside of their control, including but not limited to equipment failure, Third Party Hosting Services, and internet connections.
4.6. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) endeavor to make websites that perform well in current major browsers, but can not guarantee backward compatibility (i.e., functionality on older devices and software).

5. Deposit.

5.1. Deposit(s) are non-refundable and non-negotiable.
5.2. Should the Client pay more than the required 50% Deposit, the balance is refundable within 10 (ten) calendar days should the Agreement be terminated by either party (refer to Terms & Conditions 24.).
5.3. Any amount paid by the Client, greater than the 50% required Deposit, does not construe or imply any additional right(s) other than what is stipulated in these Terms and Conditions.

6. Required Documentation.

6.1. Required documentation refers to all information necessary for the timeous commencement and delivery of products or services described in these Terms and Conditions and indicated by the Project Specifications.
6.2. The Client is to provide all Required Documentation electronically to Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa), within 10 (ten) calendar days after the Invoice date confirming the received deposit, to initiate work on aforementioned quoted products or services, unless they are to be created as part of the project.
6.3. The Client’s quoted and accepted products or services will only be queued and allocated accordingly, after compliance with Terms & Conditions 6.2.
6.4. If the Client does not supply Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) with the Required Documentation within 20 (twenty) calendar days from the Invoice date, the entire amount of the Agreement becomes due and payable, should the Client choose to continue the Agreement with Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa).
6.5. If the Client still has not submitted or provided all the Required Documentation within 45 (forty-five) calendar days from the invoice date, an additional continuation fee of 15% of the total Quotation(s) will be billed for each month until the quoted products or services are completed.

7. Copyrights.

7.1. The Client has to ensure they have the Copyright for all material supplied.
7.2. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa), employees, independent contractors, affiliates, agents, agencies, or any associates involved in a Client’s products or services, will not be liable or held responsible for any copyright disputes.
7.3 If and when Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) are informed that material was provided without the required Copyright, illegal Content will be removed immediately, and the Client will be billed with the cost thereof.
7.4. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) does not take any responsibility for all Content supplied from the Client without proper Copyright whatsoever.

8. Written Content and Fonts.

8.1. Unless otherwise specified in the Quotation, the Client shall supply all content wording to be published by the specified products or services.
8.2. Written Content must be provided by the Client in a formatted text (as the Client specifies it to appear), unless otherwise agreed to by Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) to design the layout thereof.
8.3. The Client shall indicate all fonts for Written Content in the Project Specifications.
8.4. Refer to “A Guide to Design a Website” (https://www.Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa).co.za/design-guide/), as digital quality and suitable format of Written Content and Fonts are determined by the use thereof in the Project Specifications.

9. Graphic Images.

9.1. Unless otherwise specified in the Quotation, the Client shall supply all Graphic Images to be published per the specified products or services.
9.2. Graphic Images (including but not limited to, artwork and logos) provided by the Client must be of high digital quality and applicable format.
9.3. Refer to “A Guide to Design a Website” (https://www.websitedesign.africa/website-design-south-africa-affordable/), digital quality, and appropriate format of Graphic Images are determined by the use thereof in the Project Specifications.

10. Photographs.

10.1. Photographs supplied by the Client must be of high digital quality and applicable format.
10.2. Refer to “A Guide to Design a Website” (https://www.websitedesign.africa/website-design-south-africa-affordable/), as digital quality and applicable format of Photographs are determined by the use thereof in the Project Specifications.

11. Specified Colours.

11.1. Colors specified by the Client must be supplied as Pantone and CMYK values.
11.2. Refer to “A Guide to Design a Website” (https://www.websitedesign.africa/website-design-south-africa-affordable/), as Specified Colours and suitable format are determined by the use thereof in the Project Specifications.

12. Printing.

12.1. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) does not offer any printing products or services. Therefore Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) takes no responsibility for print or Printing errors.
12.2. Completed graphic design, logo, or any artwork by Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) will be e-mailed to the Client, and the Client will agree directly with the printer of their choice.
12.3. Screen colors and digital proofs can vary from litho printing. To ensure color and print quality, it is the Client’s responsibility to request a color proof from their printers.

13. Website Hosting.

13.1. Hosting via Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa)

13.1.1. Hosting (https://www.websitedesign.africa/) via Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) allows for allocated disk space limited to that Hosting package. Disk over-usage will be charged at the appropriate rate at that time, Invoiced to the Client’s account and must be paid within 7 (seven) calendar days after Invoice date thereof.
13.1.2. Monthly Hosting & Yearly Domain Fees must be paid on or before the last working day of each month unless committed to Payment through a stop order payment, in which instance the previous calendar day is applicable.
13.1.3. Hosting fees are payable from the date of domain registration or transfer to Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa).
13.1.4. Payments not received by the 5th of each month will automatically suspend the Client’s Hosting service, thus deactivating the Client’s website and linked e-mail accounts.
13.1.5. A reactivation fee, at the appropriate rate at that time, will be billed to the Client.
13.1.6. Hosting fees not received for two consecutive calendar months irrevocably terminates the linked website and associated e-mail accounts with the host. The Client’s domain registration remains for the balance of the yearly domain fee paid, but no software, design, or development work associated with the domain is recoverable by reactivation hereafter.
13.1.7. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) reserves the right to suspend the Client’s services due to non-payment and charge fees, at the appropriate rate at that time, on all arrears per these Terms and Conditions.
13.1.8. Hosting cancellations are only accepted in writing, faxed to 086 554 7459, or e-mailed to cancelhosting@Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa).co.za, on or before the 1st of the new month as it carries a calendar month notice period.
13.1.9. All outstanding payments must be paid up to date before the Client’s Hosting services will be terminated with Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa), thus enabling release to transfer to a Third Party Hosting Service Provider.

13.2. Hosting via a Third Party Service Provider.

13.2.1. The Client has to provide Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) with their Cpanel, FTP, and database details to upload onto Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa)’ software.
13.2.2. If the Client uses a Third Party Service Provider on Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa)’ recommendation, the Client will agree directly with that Third Party Service Provider.
13.2.3. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) will not be held liable or have any responsibility for the Client’s Hosting Services via a Third Party Service Provider as we do not have control over the status of hosting, domain renewals or e-mail when not hosted with Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa).
13.2.4. All technical aspects of websites must be referred to as the Client’s Third Party Hosting Service Provider.
13.2.5. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) will assist the Client upon request with Third-Party Hosting Service Provider(s). This time may be billed to the Client at the discretion of Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa).

14. Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

14.1. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) can not guarantee search positions or rankings of websites but include Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) in the form of meta tags and descriptions, structure, and original content recommendations. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) can assist with the Client’s SEO if required and will issue the Client a Quotation accordingly.

15. E-Commerce

15.1. E-commerce and online shopping website – please refer to our “Online Shop Requirements” (https://www.websitedesign.africa/online-store-e-commence-website/).
15.2. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) will only load 30 products on the Client’s behalf. However, the Client will be able to charge unlimited products.
15.3. Should the Client require Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) to load more than the aforementioned 30 packed products, Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) will issue the Client a Quotation accordingly.

16. Review and Changes.

16.1. On design completion of the Client’s website, the website will be activated for 2 (two) working days for the Client to preview and respond with amendments or improvements within these 2 (two) working days in writing by e-mail or fax.
16.2. Hereafter the Client’s website will be reverted to “Under Construction” status until these amendments or improvements or other adjustments have been made.

17. Balance of Payment.

17.1. The Client is required to e-mail or faxes the Proof of Payment to Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa), which will be reciprocated with a Statement, allocating Payment to said Invoice, to the Client, when said funds are confirmed by Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa).
17.2. All work remains the property of Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) until the full and final payment is received.

18. Completion Date.

18.1. Activation of the Client’s website is conditional to the Terms & Conditions 17. above.
18.2. The Completion Date of a project is affected by feedback and received Content from the Client. Time-frames will be adjusted within reason, notwithstanding these Terms & Conditions.
18.3. The Client will be notified when the website is activated, and then the Client will have 2 (two) working days to report any faults or request minor alterations (within the initial Agreement) in writing by e-mail or fax.
18.4. Should Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) not receive a reply within 2 (two) working days via fax or e-mail, the Client’s website is considered finalized and complete. Therefore, Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) takes no responsibility for website content errors hereafter.
18.5. Please note that any further adjustments or amendments after this date will be at an additional cost as set out in Terms and Conditions 19.

19. Additional Work

19.1 Additional Work requested and agreed to, or any other work in progress for the Client’s website after the Completion Date of the original Agreement will be billed monthly per these Terms and Conditions, quoted and agreed to.
19.2. All Payment (s) and time-frame(s) as set out in these Terms and Conditions shall apply.
19.3. Scope creep (https://www.websitedesign.africa/online-store-e-commence-website/) will not be tolerated, and setting clear goals, objectives and specifications in the initial negotiations and Project Specifications with Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) remain the responsibility of the Client.
19.4. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) may suggest Additional Work for the Client’s project, including but not limited to graphic design, software, etc. to enhance the Client’s website functionality and appearance, and reserves the right to do so free of charge or Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) will issue the Client a Quotation accordingly.

20. Service Agreement.

20.1. The Client may request Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) access to their website’s Content Management System (CMS). The Client indemnifies Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) from any changes made by the Client or any third party to the website, which includes but is not limited to any content changes, software updates, added software, or loss of information.
20.2. A restoration fee per these Terms and Conditions, quoted and agreed to, will be billed when having to restore a website.
20.3. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) commit to responding to any technical error, which may be the result of their Hosting services, design software, or any plausible fault, omission, or neglect on their part within this Agreement (s), within 2 (two) working days.
20.4. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) are not liable to Client (s) or responsible for said products or services of Client (s) whose accounts are not paid up to date.

21. Invoices and Statements.

21.1. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) are not a credit service provider and does not grant any credit facilities whatsoever.
21.2. Client Statements and accounts do not imply negotiable payment terms and are issued per the nature of Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) being a month-to-month service provider.
21.3. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) endeavor to issue and e-mail Client Statements, 7 (seven) calendar days before the last calendar day of each month unless the date falls on a public holiday or weekend.
21.4. All Invoices are billed to the Client’s account and e-mailed to the Client per these Terms and Conditions, and payments made by the Client are allocated to Invoices on the Statement upon Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) having confirmed receipt of said funds.
21.5. Invoices, corresponding payments received, and due balances will reflect on the Client’s Statement.
21.6. Due to the nature of the business, additional Client Statements will be issued and e-mailed for all overdue balances and other fees Invoiced, on the 1st (first) and 7th (seventh) calendar day of each month consecutively and cumulative, unless the date falls on a public holiday or weekend.

22. Consultations.

22.1. Telephonic, Skype, or e-mail queries will be responded to free of charge for confirmed Clients according to Terms & Conditions 4.1.
22.2. Meetings and consultations will be charged at the discretion of Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa), per these Terms and Conditions, quoted and agreed to.

23. Legal Costs.

23.1. Failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions regarding payments and fees will result in legal action from Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa)’ legal representative(s), and the full outstanding balance becomes payable.
23.2. All legal costs resulting from non-payment will be accrued to the Client’s outstanding balance.

24. Cancellations.

24.1. Should the Client cancel the project at any time, all fees up to that point of work will be calculated. Any amount more significant than the 50% deposit will be billed to the Client. This is payable within 7 (seven) calendar days of the invoice date.
24.2. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) will only refund Client’s amounts paid, more significant than the 50% deposit for products or services not delivered per the initial Agreement (s), or balance thereof in accordance to Terms & Conditions 24.1.
24.3. Hosting and Domain Fees are non-refundable, as these are paid in advance.
24.4. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) reserves the right at its discretion to cancel this Agreement, should the Client breach any of the Terms and Conditions stated herein.

25. Security.

25.1. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) will not be held liable for any viruses, hacking, malicious Content, or any Security breaches on any third-party applications or to the Client’s website.
25.2. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa)’ Hosting service providers may suspend a domain should any viruses or malicious Content be exposed through hacking or security breaches to any third-party application or website.

26. General.

26.1. Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) reserves the right to make changes to these Terms and Conditions at any time without the prior consent of any or all of their clients, employees, independent contractors, affiliates, agents, agencies or any other third party agreements.
26.2. These Terms and Conditions (https://www.websitedesign.africa/terms-conditions/) are legally binding per the publishing date hereof, as incorporated on Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa) own website, and time of signing a product or service delivery Agreement(s) with Website Design Africa (websitedesign.africa).

27. Prizes.

27.1. Prizes not claimed within six months will be forfeited.
27.2. Prizes are non-transferable in whole or in part, must be taken as stated and may not be sold to a third party. You must confirm acceptance of the prize as stated, failing which you will no longer be eligible for an award. Entrants must not be our employee, officer, or agent, or an employee, officer, or agent of any person or organization involved in the running of the competition, and you must not be a family relation of any such person.