Terms and Conditions

Purchase

Before making any Purchase, the Purchaser must declare that he, she or they have read, understood and agree to all sections of this Terms and Conditions page, including Purchase, 1- 6 Hour Projects, Fixed Rate or 7-10 Projects, Large Projects – 11 Hours or Longer, Refund Policy, Jurisdiction, Copyright, Privacy Policy, Disclaimer 1, Disclaimer 2, Disclaimer 3, Free Service and Definitions for Terms and Conditions. Any payment made to Vince Copy by any Purchaser is a declaration that he or she agrees to these Terms and Conditions and understands all of its content as a legally binding document.

All purchases of Vince Copy services as described on this website are to be paid in Australian dollars.

No work on behalf of the Customer and/or Business will occur before the applicable first instalment fee is paid by the Customer and/or Business – the conditions of the first instalment fee apply as noted in My Rates, Requirements of Services, Completion of Project and Pay Method webpage featured in this website.

All forms of Project (drafts and finished versions) of every Product will be provided to the Customer and/or Business in the form of a Microsoft Word file.

Any Estimated Price of Service provided by Vince Copy and received by any Customer and/or Business is not a fixed quote; the total price may slightly differ if unforeseen circumstances alter the estimated time taken to provide the service. The Customer and/or Business are liable for the full purchase price and cannot use any forms of copy or resume written, edited or worked on in any other way by Vince Copy until the full purchase price is paid.

The Fixed Rate option as payment of a 200 word web copy (or other 200 forms of word copy if approved by me) includes phone and online consultation as means of contact, but excludes travel or face to face meetings because these are not part of this service.

The Customer and/or Business must pay the balance of the full purchase price within 10 days of being issued the Final Instalment Invoice (via email or other means of receiving the invoice) or legal action may be taken against the Customer and/or Business that owes the outstanding balance.

All services provided by Vince Copy will commence within 1 to 15 working days after the first instalment fee is paid by the Customer and/or Business.

The Special Hourly Rate pay option will only apply to any Customer and/or Business that Vince Copy deems as eligible under the circumstances defined under subtitle “Special Hourly Rate – Web Designers and Web Developers” in this website. No fixed price option is available with the Special Hourly Rate.

As stated on the webpage, for those Vince Copy deems eligible for the Special Hourly Rate:

“As a condition of this special hourly rate, those eligible must not provide copywriting services nor endorse other copywriters. And those eligible must permit Vince Copy to feature its own three line promo paragraph, contact details and website link in your website.”

Any Customer and/or Business who receives the Special Hourly Rate and breaches the terms and conditions explained in the paragraph featured in the quotation marks above permanently forfeit their right to use any Product provided through Vince Copy services whether full payment has been made or not.

1- 6 Hour Projects

Any Project that is expected to take 1- 6 hours to complete will be completed by Vince Copy within 2 months (62 days) after the first instalment fee is paid by the Customer and/or Business under the condition the Customer and/or Business responds within 2 working days to any queries Vince Copy makes regarding the Project by email. If any unforeseen circumstances result in a delay and Vince Copy becomes incapable of completing the (1- 6 hour) Project within 2 months (62 days) after the first instalment is paid the Customer and/or Business will be able to choose between allowing an agreed period of extension time for the Project to be completed or may choose to receive a full refund of the first instalment fee if the Customer and/or Business is in no way involved with causing the delay. If a refund is provided under the proposed conditions; the Customer and/or Business cannot use (in any way) any form/s of copy or resumes that are written, edited or produced in any format by Vince Copy.

Fixed Rate Payment or 7-10 Hour Projects

The Fixed Rate payment option and any Project that is expected to take 7-10 hours to complete will be completed by Vince Copy within 3 months (93 days) after the first instalment fee is paid by the Customer and/or Business under the condition the Customer and/or Business responds within 2 working days to any queries Vince Copy makes regarding the Project by email. If any unforseen circumstances result in a delay and Vince Copy becomes incapable of completing the (7-10 hour) Project within 93 days after the first instalment is paid the Customer and/or Business will be able to choose between allowing an agreed period of extension time for the Project to be completed or may choose to receive a full refund of the first instalment fee if the Customer and/or Business is in no way involved with causing the delay. If a refund is provided under the proposed conditions; the Customer and/or Business cannot use (in any way) any form/s of copy or resumes that are written, edited or produced in any format by Vince Copy.

Large Projects – 11 Hours or Longer

Vince Copy reserves the right to decline any negotiations for a deadline for any Project that is expected to take over 11 hours to complete if he does not consider the potential for a set deadline as a feasible option. If a deadline date is negotiable and agreed to by Vince Copy and the Customer and/or Business; if any unforseen circumstances result in a delay that causes Vince Copy to become incapable of completing the Project for the Customer and/or Business within the agreed period after the first instalment is paid the Customer and/or Business will be able to choose between allowing an agreed period of extension time for the Project to be completed or may choose to receive a full refund of the first instalment fee if the Customer and/or Business is in no way involved with causing the delay (response times of more than 2 working days for emailed queries regarding the Project will be considered contributions to delaying the Project). If a refund is provided under the proposed conditions; the Customer and/or Business cannot use (in any way) any form/s of copy or resumes that are written, edited or produced in any format by Vince Copy.

Refund Policy

A refund of the first instalment fee (regardless of amount) is only provided under the circumstances and conditions expressed in this Terms and Conditions page (terms are subject to the size of the Project) or in extenuating circumstances when Vince Copy is clearly proven to be incapable of completing the Project. If a refund is provided under any circumstances the Customer and/or Business cannot use (in any way) any form/s of copy or resumes that are written, edited or produced in any format by Vince Copy.

After payment of balance of the Final Instalment Invoice is made for any services and products (copy, resume etc); the fee paid by the Customer and/or Business to Vince Copy becomes non-refundable under any circumstances.

Jurisdiction

All areas of these Terms and Conditions (including all subtitles and content) will be governed by and enforced in accordance with the laws of New South Wales, Australia and the Customer and/or Business are subject to all laws associated with these Terms and Conditions in accordance with New South Wales laws, regardless of their location in Australia or elsewhere (worldwide).

Copyright

All forms of material (including but not limited to images and texts) featured on this website remain the intellectual property of its creators and cannot be reproduced, published, distributed, modified or used in any other way without the consent of those who control the intellectual property of these materials.

The Customer and/or Business (or Anyone) is liable for any damages, liability, claims or losses and expenses incurred as a result of their misuse of any material featured in this website and agrees to indemnify Vince Copy against all damages, liability, claims or losses and expenses incurred as a result of their misuse of any material featured in this website.

The Customer and/or Business can use all forms of Product provided by Vince Copy for the proposed advertising purposes of the Customer and/or Business, and the Product (including but not limited to all forms of resume and copy) may also be used for promotional purposes by Vince Copy. The conditions of Vince Copy use of Product created during service on behalf of the Customer and/or Business is subject to the conditions outlined in the “Privacy Policy” as displayed in these Terms and Conditions.

Privacy Policy

Vince Copy will not sell or trade any forms of contact details, bank details or other details provided by the Customer and/or Business to Anyone under any circumstances.

The Customer and/or Business reserves the right to have his ,or her or their email addresses, phone numbers and bank account numbers edited out of Vince Copy promotional materials by notifying Vince Copy in writing (email), verbally or by phone of the wish to have such details excluded within Vince Copy promotional material. This censorship applies to any Customer and/or Business wishing for noted details that may happen to be featured on a Product created through Vince Copy services to be censored in the event of Vince Copy publishing the Product on his website or other publishing formats for promotional purposes. This censorship only becomes applicable when the Customer and/or Business notify Vince Copy; prior to notification Vince Copy reserves the right to publish (in any format) any Product created through his services without censorship.

Email addresses, phone numbers and addresses obtained by Vince Copy by the Customer and/or Business are used as a means of communicating between Vince Copy and the Customer and/or Business in relation to the process of completing any Project through Vince Copy services. As noted in the second paragraph of this Privacy Policy, contact details will only be displayed in Vince Copy promotional materials (if these details happened to be displayed in a Product) in the absence of a Customer and/or Business request to censor such information.

Bank account numbers obtained by Vince Copy of the Customer and/or Business through the specific occurrence of Vince Copy viewing his bank statements will be treated as confidential and not disclosed to Anyone. As noted in the second paragraph of this Privacy Policy, bank account numbers will only be displayed in Vince Copy promotional materials (if these details happened to be displayed in a Product) in the absence of a Customer and/or Business request to censor such information.

Disclaimer 1 – Website Security

As a condition of Purchase and using this website the Customer and/or Business agrees to indemnify Vince Copy against any liabilities, damages, claims or losses (legal or otherwise) caused to him/her of them as a result of interference with transmission on the internet.

Disclaimer 2 – Customer and/or Business Responsibilities and Liability for Use of Copy

When the Customer and/or Business approves and/or receives Vince Copy Product in the form of a computer file or any other form; the Customer and/or Business is responsible for reading it to ensure the content of any forms of copy accurately represent the facts of themselves and/or their business. The Customer and/or Business are responsible for independently seeking legal advice if questions regarding any possible risks of false advertising are a concern and the Customer and/or Business is responsible for deciding whether or not any copy provided to them by Vince Copy are ready to submit to others or publish. As a condition of Purchase the Customer and/or Business agrees to indemnify Vince Copy against all losses, claims, damages and liabilities (legal or otherwise) that arise from all forms of Product provided by Vince Copy in any form to represent themselves as an individual or their business, including but not limited to all published and printed forms.

Disclaimer 3 – Customer and/or Business Responsibilities and Liability for Use of External Services

As a condition of Purchase the Customer and/or Business agrees to indemnify Vince Copy against any liabilities, damages, claims or losses (legal or otherwise) that arise from their use of services provided by Vince Copy Business Associate or Anyone else who is contacted through use of this website or contact with Vince Copy.

Free Service – Special Circumstances (Exchange of Services and Arranged Advertising Endeavours)

Occasionally Vince Copy may offer his services free of charge to a Customer and/or Business in exchange for their services. An Exchange of Service may not require a fee to be processed by the Customer and/or Business, or Vince Copy, but would be subject to an individual agreement between Vince Copy and a Customer and/or Business.

In an Arranged Advertising Endeavour, Vince Copy may elect to offer services free of charge without an Exchange of Service when he believes exposure of Vince Copy within the advertising material of a Customer and/or Business is very outstanding. Examples of this may (or may not) apply when Vince Copy has the opportunity to promote Vince Copy on the websites of international businesses or other highly publicised companies that have the potential to offer Vince Copy great exposure to relevant customers and/or businesses. An Arranged Advertising Endeavour is in no way connected to the Special Hourly Rate pay option and may only occur with the approval of Vince Copy and processed as a service subject to the terms and conditions of individual agreements between Vince Copy and a Customer and/or Business.

Some terms and conditions featured on this website must be read by any Customer and/or Business offered a free service by Vince Copy and applies to any Exchange or Service, Arranged Advertising Endeavour or any free services offered and provided by Vince Copy. These terms and conditions include the following:

The terms and conditions featured in Disclaimer 1 – Website Security, Disclaimer 2 – Customer and/or Business Responsibilities and Liability for Use of Copy and Disclaimer 3 – Customer and/or Business Responsibilities and Liability for Use of External Services, Jurisdiction, Privacy Policy and Copyright all apply to an Exchange of Service, Arranged Advertising Endeavour or any other form of free service.

Any Product offered through an Exchange of Service, Arranged Advertising Endeavour or any other form of free service will be provided to the Customer and/or Business as a Microsoft Word file.

All other terms and conditions including but not limited to deadlines of completion of service of an Exchange of Service, Arranged Advertising Endeavour or any other form of free service will be subject to individual agreements between Vince Copy and the Customer and/or Business.

Definitions for Terms and Conditions (Interpretation)

“Vince Copy” means this (sole trader structured) business as it is titled and featured in this website and Vincey Rocco Iirilli – the individual that operates Vince Copy as a sole trader.

“Customer” means anyone using this website and all individuals who consider using Vince Copy services including but not limited to individuals that pay for the services offered by Vince Copy within this website and any individual and/or business that receive a free service as a trade or services or any other means.

“Business” means any business or company (group or individual) who uses this website, considers using Vince Copy services, or makes any form of payment for the services offered in this website.

“Anyone” means every person who views this website in any format or becomes involved with the use of Vince Copy services by any other means, and every other individual, group, organisation or business.

“Fixed Rate” means the rate described under the subtitle Fixed Rate for 200 Words of Web Copy featured in the My Rates, Requirements of Services, Completion of Project and Pay Method page of this website.

“Special Hourly Rate” means the rate described under the subtitle Special Hourly Rate – Web Designers and Web Developers featured in the My Rates, Requirements of Services, Completion of Project and Pay Method page of this website.

“Estimated Price of Service” means the document Vince Copy provides for each Customer and/or Business that states an estimated fee for projects endeavoured through Vince Copy services; the estimate is calculated without hindsight of unforseen circumstances.

“Purchaser” means any individual, company or business of any sort who makes any form of payment for any Vince Copy service.

“Project” means any job and product completed by Vince Copy through its services.

“Product” means all forms of copy, resumes and miscellaneous products obtained by the Customer and/or Business through Vince Copy services, including Vincey Iirilli’s original work, and all forms of copy and resumes edited by Vince Copy.

“Business Associate” means any individual, company or business that is described by Vince Copy as a “business associate” including but not limited to David Gallagher.

“Purchase” means all purchases made by any individual, business or company of Vince Copy products and services.

“Exchange of Service” means when Vince Copy trades services for other services with a customer and/or businesses.

“Arranged Advertising Endeavour” means services Vince Copy elects to offer free of charge in special circumstances, subject to his discretion.