I am grateful beyond measure you are reading this page. You have an important role in the success in my business, as I have in yours. Together we make a great team.
To maintain the best possible working relationship, communication is vital. I need to know that you understand my policies and terms. Please read the following; contact me if you have questions, would like more clarification and/or feel it necessary to adjust this agreement to accommodate your needs in regards to the services I offer. Again, thank you.
Terms & Conditions
Work For Hire Agreement
In this Agreement, the party who is contracting to receive the services shall be referred to as the “Client” and the party who will be providing the services shall be referred to as Cynthia Kochis/C.K. Kochis, LLC or as Service Provider.
Description Of Services:
A list of services will be provided via email. Additional requests, alterations, updates, subtractions for services shall be emailed with appropriate notification prior to scheduled deadlines.
Cynthia Kochis/C.K. Kochis, LLC will complete projects in a professional and timely manner.
Cynthia Kochis/C.K. Kochis, LLC will provide details list of services and date of completion per request.
Relationship Of Parties:
It is understood by the parties that Cynthia Kochis/C.K. Kochis, LLC is an independent contractor with respect to the Client and not an employee of the Client. The Client will not provide fringe benefits, including health insurance benefits, paid vacation, or any other employee benefit, for the benefit of Service Provider.
Hours of Operation:
Cynthia Kochis/C.K. Kochis, LLC is generally available Monday – Friday 10 am to 6pm EST. Evening and Saturday hours may be available per request.
Office closed on Sunday and nationally (United States) recognized holidays.
Payment For Services:
Client will pay compensation to Cynthia Kochis/C.K. Kochis, LLC for the services at the agreed hourly rate or project amount. This compensation shall be payable and due upon receipt of invoice.
Invoices are emailed each Friday to Clients with outstanding balances.
Retainer: Client will pre-pay half of the estimated value of services to be performed or $100 (which ever is more) prior to the start of task.
Rate per hour: Client will pay compensation to Cynthia Kochis/C.K. Kochis, LLC for the Services at the agree hourly rate. Client agrees to pay the full invoice value for the services provided.
Expedited Rates: $60.00 per hour for services that you require to have a 24-hour turnaround regardless of your package option.
Late payment: If payment is not received within three business days of invoice date, Cynthia Kochis/C.K. Kochis, LLC will and has the right to discontinue working on any and all services until full payment is received.
Balance Due: A $15 late fee will be applied to the balance due each month it is unpaid.
Client is entitled to one 60-minute phone call, or online video meeting, to be considered a Discovery Call. Additional time will be invoiced at agreed hourly rate.
Email communications shall be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Client will email clear instructions and task requests to maintain “paper trail”.
Either party may terminate this agreement upon 14 days written notice to the other party. Provided, however, that each party may terminate the Agreement immediately without prior notice in the event of a breach of this Agreement by the other party. Upon Termination, Cynthia Kochis/C.K. Kochis, LLC shall invoice Client for any payment due, and payment will be due immediately upon receipt.
Non-Disclosure And Non-Solicitation:
Cynthia Kochis/C.K. Kochis, LLC shall not directly or indirectly disclose to any person other than a representative of Client at any time either during the term of this Agreement or following the termination or expiration thereof, any confidential or proprietary information pertaining to Client, including but not limited to customer lists, contacts, financial data, sales data, supply sources, business opportunities for new or developing business, plans and models, or trade secrets without written permission from Client.
Website Development & Maintenance Services:
Client is solely responsible for securing web site domain and hosting, and all costs associated with it. Cynthia Kochis/C.K. Kochis, LLC is not liable nor responsible for any fees associated with web hosting, domain name, plug-ins and additional operational/maintenance fees.
Client provides uninterrupted access to website “dashboard” to Cynthia Kochis/C.K. Kochis, LLC for as long as contract maintains in affect.
Cynthia Kochis/C.K. Kochis, LLC will not be liable for loss, damage or delay of Client’s project due to circumstances beyond her control. Such circumstances may include (but are not limited to) acts of God, public unrest, power outages, and inability to contact Client. In the event of such loss, damage or delay, Cynthia Kochis/C.K.Kochis, LLC will make every effort to notify Client immediately.
Cynthia Kochis/C.K. Kochis, LLC is not liable or responsible for content, photographs, graphics and other copyrighted material provided by Client. Client guarantees ownership of content, photographs and graphics copyright material.
Cynthia Kochis/C.K. Kochis, LLC will not at any time or in any manner, either directly or indirectly, use for the personal benefit of Service Provider, or divulge, disclose or communicate in any manner any information that is proprietary to the Client. Cynthia Kochis/C.K. Kochis, LLC will protect such information and treat it as strictly confidential. This provision shall continue to be effective after the termination of this Agreement.
Cynthia Kochis/C.K. Kochis, LLC will keep Client’s records (billing, passwords, company information) confidential to the best of her ability.
Last revision: January 27, 2018
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