1. Your agreement with us
Please note: You must thoroughly read and agree to these Terms and Conditions before you can use the service(s) provided by BelWether Group. ‘Website’ is identified by as www.belwethergroup.com. Please read this document carefully. By requesting to access, viewing, using this site OR buying any products/ services from BelWether Group (www.belwethergroup.com), you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these terms of service, please refrain from using our Website. By placing an order with BelWether Group, you confirm that you are in agreement with and bound by the terms and conditions below.
2. Acceptance of the Terms of Service
BelWether Group will carry out work only where an agreement is provided either by email, telephone, mail or fax. BelWether Group will carry out work only for clients who are 18 years of age or above. An ‘Order’ deemed to be a written or verbal contract between BelWether Group and the client, this includes telephone and email agreements.
3. Changes to the Terms of Service
Any required changes to the Terms of Service will be incorporated on this page.
BelWether Group will not be liable or become involved in any disputes between the site owner and their clients and cannot be held responsible for any wrong doing on the part of a site owner.
5. Use of the services, software, products, etc. provided by BelWether Group
The website, graphics and any software or programming code, etc. remain the property of BelWether Group until all invoices are paid in full.
6. Your obligations
Whilst every endeavor will be made to ensure that the website and any scripts or programs, etc. are free of errors, BelWether Group cannot accept responsibility for any losses incurred due to malfunction of the website or any part of it.
7. Proprietary rights
Any scripts, cgi applications, php scripts, or software, etc. (unless specifically agreed) written by BelWether Group remain the copyright of BelWether Group and may only be commercially reproduced or resold with the permission of BelWether Group.
BelWether Group will not be liable for any costs incurred, compensation or loss of earnings due to the unavailability of the site, its servers, software or any material, etc. provided by its agents or vendors.
50% of the proposed amount is to be paid in advance for all projects bestowed to us.
Additionally, for website designing projects, once a website has been designed and completed, the final balance, i.e., remaining 50% of the proposed amount is due in accordance with our payments terms mentioned on every proposal. There are no exceptions to this, i.e., even if the Client decides that they no longer want the website, as they have commissioned the work and/ or paid an advance/ deposit, they are still obliged to pay the remaining 50% of the proposed amount.
In case of non-payment or delay in payment as per the due-date specified on the invoice, 5% interest per month will be levied on the total outstanding amount. However, this will NOT be calculated on pro rata basis, i.e, it will NOT be calculated on the basis of the payment date of the outstanding amount, and will be levied immediately after the expiry of the due-date.
Moreover, in case of non-payment or delay in payment of 30 calendar days (as per the due-date specified on the invoice) for website designing/ development projects, apart from 5% interest per month being levied on the total outstanding amount, the website will be moved to ‘Under Construction’/ ‘Maintenance’ mode until the total outstanding payment (including the interest charged) is cleared. Similar to the above, the interest will also NOT be calculated on pro rata basis, i.e, it will NOT be calculated on the basis of the payment date of the outstanding amount, and will be levied immediately after the expiry of the due-date.
Non-payment may also result in legal action, if necessary.
10. Refund policy and Handover
Sorry, there is no refund.
For websites, web applications and mobile applications – any site or application data that is to be exported or handed over before or post contract termination /renewal, may be charged as per the charges indicated once the said request is placed.
In case there is a delay in making the website live after receiving the intimation /notification regarding website completion for review – in this case, if the website files are hosted /stored on our server, and if the delay is not caused from our end, and if we have not received the full payment by then in accordance to the quotation and invoice, then we shall be able to host /retain the content /website files on our server for not more than 30 calendar days from the date of sending the notification regarding website completion for review.
12. Exclusion of warranties, limitation of liability and indemnity
BelWether Group will not be liable for costs incurred, compensation or loss of earnings due to the failure to meet agreed deadlines.
13. Third-party websites’ products and services
BelWether Group is not responsible for any changes made to the Web site by third parties that adversely affect the search engine rankings or web development of the client’s Web site.
14. Your confidential information and your privacy
Whilst ever, and for our clients; this includes telephone AND email and/ or hard copy agreements post telephonic discussion, if any.
BelWether Group will not be responsible for delays or failure of performance from Internet Service Provider, delivery problems or failure, or any communication or delivery problems associated with the Client’s receipt of the Account Service(s). BelWether Group will not be responsible for acts or causes beyond their control, including but not limited to: acts of God, strikes, lockouts, communications line or equipment failures, power failures, earthquakes, or other disasters.
17. Product specific terms
BelWether Group cannot take responsibility for any copyright infringements caused by materials submitted by the Client. We reserve the right to refuse any material of a copyrighted nature, unless adequate proof of permission is given to use such material.
18. Projects not accepted by us
BelWether Group does not accept projects from any company, organization or individual that conducts their business with products or services pertaining to or related to non-vegetarian food (including eggs), animal leather, tobacco, alcohol (including beer), drugs, and aerated soft drinks.
19. Additional terms of service
Any additions to the brief will be carried out at the discretion of BelWether Group, and where no charge is made by BelWether Group for such additions, BelWether Group accepts no responsibility to ensure such additions are error-free and reserve the right to charge an according amount for any correction to these or further additions.