Terms and Conditions of Engagement

Below are the standard terms and conditions under which any work carried out by Northern Quarter is undertaken. These terms may be varied on a per customer/order basis - any such variation would be pointed out to the customer at the time of engagement of our services.

1. Definitions

“Northern Quarter” means Northern Quarter Web Solutions, 4 Blanchard Street, Manchester M15 5PN.

“Customer” means any person, company, partnership, organisation or body at whose application, Northern Quarter agrees to provide the Services under the terms of the agreement.

“Agreement” means the contract between Northern Quarter and the Customer to which these conditions will apply.

“Services” means the design of a Website in accordance with the Customer’s specification

“Order” means confirmation by the Customer of its acceptance of the quotation given by Northern Quarter

2. The Contract between you and Northern Quarter

2.1 You are invited to buy the Services from Northern Quarter. If you wish Northern Quarter to provide the Services to you, you will need to confirm your Order whether verbally or in writing following receipt of Northern Quarter’s quotation for the design of the website in accordance with your specification. The Services will be subject to these Terms and Conditions.

2.2 The Order must be accompanied by a deposit of 40% of the Price.

2.3 A binding contract will only arise when Northern Quarter has received your Order and deposit from you. You should only confirm your Order to Northern Quarter if these Terms and Conditions are acceptable to you without modification.

3. The Price of our Services

3.1 Our charges for any Services ordered by you will be based upon the quotation submitted to you prior to the placing of your Order.

4. The Services

4.1 Northern Quarter will design and build a website for the Customer based around images and text provided by the Customer.

4.2 For additional payment based upon the quotation further HTML pages will be added to the website.

4.3 If in the Order the Customer so specifies a website may be designed and built using Northern Quarter’s Content Management System (CMS).

4.4 A single page of the website will be designed and submitted to the Customer for approval of the overall design of the website. Once the Customer has approved the design of this page, any alteration will result in an additional charge being made in accordance with the quotation.

5. Performance of the Services

5.1 Northern Quarter will use its best endeavours to complete all Services within any agreed timescale or within a reasonable period.

5.2 The design and building of the website will commence upon the receipt of the deposit and the provision of the images and text by the Customer and will be completed when the Customer gives written notice to Northern Quarter of approval of the website.

5.3 Time shall not be of the essence.

5.4 On completion of the Service, the website will be uploaded to a temporary URL for approval by the Customer.

5.5 Northern Quarter reserves the right to delay uploading of the approved website to its hosting server until full payment has been received.

6. Payment

6.1 Upon acceptance of the Customer’s Order by Northern Quarter the full cost of the selected Service shall be due and payable.

6.2 A minimum deposit of 40% of the Price will be made with the Order.

6.3 The balance of the Price including any additional fees for Services provided must be paid within 28 days of completion of the Services.

6.4 Northern Quarter will accept written notice of termination of the Agreement but will not be required to make any refund to the Customer or give credit for any uncompleted element of the Services.

6.5 Any unpaid balance of the Price as at the date of termination shall be immediately due and payable and Northern Quarter shall be entitled to recover payment upon demand.

6.6 Northern Quarter accepts single payments by cheque (payee details available on request) or by Electronic Bank Transfer (bank account details available upon request).

7. Intellectual Property Rights

7.1 All intellectual property rights in the website, its functionality, and any design work, documents or drawings are vested in and at all times remain the property of Northern Quarter.

7.2 The Customer acknowledges that Northern Quarter may and is by the Agreement licensed to use any information provided by the Customer to enable Northern Quarter to produce the website.

8. Your Obligations to Us

8.1 The Customer will promptly provide to Northern Quarter (free of charge) any information that Northern Quarter may reasonably require to enable Northern Quarter to proceed with its obligations under the Agreement.

8.2 The Customer shall be responsible for ensuring that all material provided to Northern Quarter is accurate and is either owned by the Customer or that the Customer has permission of the owner for the material to be used in relation to the provision of the Services.

8.3 The Customer acknowledges that it will indemnify Northern Quarter in respect of any losses, costs or claims incurred by Northern Quarter as a result of any breach by the Customer of this obligation.

9. Our Liability to You

9.1 Northern Quarter’s obligation is limited to the provision of the Services.

9.2 Whilst Northern Quarter believes that the website will benefit the Customer Northern Quarter gives no express or implied warranty as to the effectiveness of the website as a mode of benefiting the Customer.

9.3 Northern Quarter accepts liability to the Customer for any direct loss that the Customer suffers due to a breach by Northern Quarter of its duty to exercise reasonable skill and care in the provision of the Services. Northern Quarter also accepts liability to the Customer for any direct loss that it suffers because the Customer is injured or dies as a result of Northern Quarter’s negligence.

9.4 The Customer acknowledges and accepts that Northern Quarter will have no further liability to the Customer whether in contract, tort, breach of statutory duty or otherwise.

9.5 The Customer acknowledges and accepts that Northern Quarter makes no warranty and has given no representations of any kind beyond those contained above.

10. Termination

Northern Quarter shall have the right to terminate the Agreement if:

11. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

11.1 The Agreement shall be given by and interpreted in accordance with English Law.

11.2 Northern Quarter and the Customer acknowledge that the Courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise in connection with the Agreement.