Terms & Conditions
All terms below apply to any client/company engaging in services from SEOhaus or it's other brands. Client means you.
1. Payment Terms
You agree to pay SEOhaus for all services rendered by SEOhaus in accordance with this agreement. Services will commence upon receipt of payment. Please note that on-page optimization efforts typically require two to six weeks, depending on the size of the campaign and can be ongoing depending on the platform and complexity of site. This time is considered part of the overall term. Payment terms are as agreed in initial consultation. You agree to pay SEOhaus for all services rendered by SEOhaus in accordance with your agreement. Services will commence upon receipt of payment.
2. Agreement & Termination
All agreements are for a period of 30 days beginning at the start date. The monthly payment option may be canceled at any time with a 30 day written notice and the understanding that all past payments are up to date and paid in full. All payments are final; no refunds are given.
FTP Access is recommended but not required. With the exception of database driven websites, it is suggested that the Client allows SEOhaus direct access to its website (via FTP). However, if the Client prefers, all updated web files may be delivered via email directly to the Client's IT webmaster. Client agrees to be responsible for all fees incurred by their webmaster to complete the uploading process. Backups: Client agrees to be responsible for having a separate copy of their website before releasing FTP access and will not hold SEOhaus liable for any unlikely or incidental issues cause to the Client's website. Future redesigns. Client agrees to notify SEOhaus of any major changes or redesigns to the website, which may affect the optimization efforts made by SEOhaus. If such changes are excessive, SEOhaus will quote the Client on the estimated hours at a rate of $125 per hour to provide necessary re-optimization to previously completed websites.
SEOhaus does not make any representation or warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability. Because SEOhaus has no control over the individual search engines, SEOhaus is unable to guarantee a specific increase in rankings, traffic or sales. However, based on typical results of services provided by SEOhaus, a majority of clients choose to renew and/or upgrade upon completion of their term.
5. General Release of Liability
In no event shall SEOhaus be liable for any special, exemplary, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages of any kind or nature (including, without limitation, lost business or lost profits other than fees payable to SEOHAUS, or lost records or data, whether or not the possibility of such damages was disclosed or is reasonably foreseeable by such party, and whether in an action based on contract, warranty, tort or otherwise. Client agrees that for and in return for sufficient, good and valuable consideration for Website development services provided herein, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, do hereby release and forever discharge SEOhaus LLC, their agents, employees, successors and assigns, and their respective heirs, personal representatives, affiliates, successors and assigns, and any and all persons, firms or corporations liable or who might be claimed to be liable, whether or not herein named, none of whom admit any liability to the undersigned, but all expressly denying liability, from any and all actions, causes of action, lawsuits, claims and demands which I now have or may hereafter have, arising out of or in any way relating to any and all injuries and damages of any and every kind, to both person and property, and also any and all injuries and damages that may develop in the future, as a result of or in any way relating to the following: Website development services, programming services, technical writing services and any consulting that is related in any way to the business activities of Client. It is understood and agreed that this release of liability is made in full and complete settlement and satisfaction of the aforesaid actions, causes of action, claims and demands; that this release contains the entire agreement between the parties; and that the terms of this Agreement are contractual and not merely a recital. Furthermore, this release shall be binding upon the undersigned and his/her respective heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors and assigns. Non-Infringement: It is the Client's responsibility to verify that all graphics, trademarks and/or text that SEOhaus inserts within the Client's website, press releases, text links, directory listings, etc is legally owned by the Client, or that the Client has received permission from the rightful owner(s) to use. Client will hold harmless, protect, and defend SEOhaus and its employees from any liability or suit arising from improper use of such elements.
The Parties hereby acknowledge, understand and agree that chargebacks generally constitute a remedy used by any client/customer to reverse transactions made with credit or debit cards when a fraudulent use has occurred, or when there is a violation/breach by the service provider of any of the provisions of the agreement entered into between any such client/customer and the service provider. Therefore, the Client hereby acknowledges, understands and agrees that by signing/executing any Order Form, the Client authorizes the Company to assess all charges against the Client's credit/debit card in compliance with the relevant/considered Order Form. Thus, considering the foregoing, except for reasons of fraudulent use by the Company of the Client's credit/debit card information or of a material violation/breach by the Company of the present Agreement and of the relevant/considered Order Form, the Client hereby agrees and undertakes not to dispute any charge assessed by the Company against the Client's credit/debit card. Should the Client have any questions or objections regarding any charge assessed by the Company against the Client's credit/debit card, the Client shall immediately contact the Company and try to solve/settle this issue in the most amicable and transparent manner possible. The Company shall then provide the Client with service summaries and good explanations within a reasonable time frame. Should a chargeback be processed bypassing the above method, the Company may pass over the clients details and charged back amount to a credit agency for collection.
6. Choice of Law
Any dispute arising from this Agreement, including, without limitation, a breach of this Agreement, shall be governed by the laws of California. Client is responsible to pay legal expenses for dispute resolution. Client and SEOhaus agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of and consent to exclusive venue in the General District of San Diego, CA.
During the performance of services, it may be necessary for either party to disclose or make available to the other certain confidential information or materials which are not generally known in the relevant trade or industry. Each party agrees that it will maintain the confidentiality of all Confidential Information of the other party, and shall not use or disclose the Confidential Information of the other for any purpose, except for the services to be performed hereunder. However, neither party shall be required to keep confidential any data or information which is or becomes publicly available without fault on the part of the receiving party, is already in the receiving party's possession prior to receipt from the other party, is independently developed by the receiving party outside the scope of this letter and without reference to the Confidential Information of the other party, or is rightfully obtained from third parties. We may need to communicate non confidential client information in the interest of PR and Blogger outreach to assist in obtaining coverage/features and links for Client – Client hereby gives Company authorization to speak to such outlets on behalf of client.