Terms & Conditions

Definitions

Client: The company or individual commissioning the services of Alex The Wordsmith.

Alex The Wordsmith: Alexandra McLenan of 29488 Woodward Avenue, #429, Royal Oak MI, 48073, United States of America

Brief: A summary of the work to be carried out that includes the projected timeline and the cost.

Services provided

Alex The Wordsmith will carry out work for the Client as agreed in the brief.

Any additions to or extra work outside of the brief will be carried out at the discretion of Alex The Wordsmith. Alex The Wordsmith reserves the right to charge an additional fee for any changes to the brief resulting in extra work.

Delivery and guarantee

Before starting work, Alex the Wordsmith requires the Client to provide written confirmation of the agreed commission and fee and that they have read and agree to the terms and conditions.

Alex The Wordsmith will deliver all of the work carried out within the agreed time-frame as agreed in the brief.

Should revisions to the work be necessary, Alex The Wordsmith will complete them promptly, provided the Client specifies them within 30 days of receipt of the work.

Should the delivery date have to be put back for any reason (personal illness, circumstances or further information needed to complete a task), Alex The Wordsmith will, where reasonably practicable, give the Client at least 24 hours’ notice.

Expenses

Any reasonable expenses incurred as a result of the work carried out, including but not limited to travel, food, accommodation, telephone calls, texts and wi-fi charges, will be included in Alex The Wordsmith.

Payment terms

The rate and form of payment will be agreed at the beginning of a brief before any work is carried out.

Any fundamental changes to the brief by the Client after the first draft is submitted may incur an additional fee that will be discussed in advance.

Full payment is required within fifteen (15) days of receipt of Alex The Wordsmith's invoice, regardless of whether Alex The Wordsmith’s work is used or not.

Late payment or non-payment

A rate of 10% interest per month, from the expiry of the 15-day period following receipt of any invoice, will be charged for late payment or non-payment.

Ending the brief

If a brief is terminated, cancelled, or ended prematurely for any reason, payment for all work completed and expenses incurred to date is required within fifteen (15) days of receipt of the invoice for such work and expenses. Interest will apply in the same way as set out above.

Conditions of use and author’s rights

Alex The Wordsmith retains the copyright for all work carried out in respect of any brief, unless otherwise agreed, and no work or part thereof may be reproduced without Alex The Wordsmith's written permission or unless otherwise agreed, for which an additional fee may be charged.

Alex The Wordsmith retains the right to display any work carried out on Alex The Wordsmith’s website www.wordplayincorp.wixsite.com/alexmclenan, and to link to it through social media pages such as Twitter, or LinkedIn, or Facebook, or Instagram, unless otherwise agreed.

Liability

The Client retains liability for all content commissioned and produced. Alex The Wordsmith is not liable for any loss or damage incurred from production or reproduction of any content produced.

The Client remains responsible for checking any content produced by Alex The Wordsmith before publication.

The Client agrees to indemnify Alex The Wordsmith against any claim for compensation or damages brought about as a direct or indirect consequence of the work carried out for the Client.

Confidentiality

Any anonymous sources and private information used during the course of Alex The Wordsmith's work will remain private and confidential.

While Alex The Wordsmith is prepared to sign any confidentiality or non-disclosure agreements deemed necessary by the Client, the Client agrees to indemnify Alex The Wordsmith against any action associated with the accidental disclosure of this information.

Terms of agreement

By agreeing to commission a brief from Alex The Wordsmith, you accept these terms and conditions.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and any work carried out by Alex The Wordsmith are subject to Federal Copyright law within the United States of America and the Client agrees that the U.S. Federal Courts have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with the same and any non-contractual obligations arising out of or in connection with the same.