Trading Terms & Terms & Conditions
By hiring or engaging Bluestone Digital (Pty) Ltd, you agree that you abide by this Agreement and any additional that maybe offered to you by Bluestone Digital. Bluestone Digital. A client is the party described as such an any application or service order executed between it and Bluestone Digital.
This Agreement provides for Bluestone Digital’s development and execution of marketing services for the Client.
The parties agree as follows
Terms defined above have their assigned meanings and each of the following terms has the meaning assigned to it.
“Agreement” means this Agreement.
“Black Hat” means using spam-like methods focused on computers instead of human users to increase a website performance. Black Hat SEO tactics
include keyword stuffing, invisible text, and more.
“Business Day” means the usual work week of Monday through Friday, with the exception of all holidays.
“Down Payment” has the meaning assigned to it in Section 3.3.
“Effective Date” means the date listed in the preamble of this Agreement.
“Keyword” means words typed into a search engine by potential consumers of the client’s website and its related products and services.
“Website Content” means the words, graphics, video, or other immediately visible content when visiting a web page.
“White Hat” means using SEO methods focused on human users and based in accepted search engine guidelines to improve a website’s performance.
“Writing” means an e-mail or other written communication, such as attached documents, sent for the purpose of providing legal notice to either party.
2. Hiring of Bluestone Digital.
By signing the Agreement or ordering from Bluestone Digital, the Client hires Bluestone Digital to provide services.
3.1 Billing date. Bluestone Digital bills you on the agreed date 25, 30th of every month for all recurring services and a 9% penalty will be charged for late payment on a monthly basis till the outstanding amount is paid.
3.2 Project Estimate. The monthly services are recurring while once off services requires once off payment.
3.3 The Client shall pay upfront payment to Bluestone Digital before the project is commenced.
3.4 Invoices. Bluestone Digital will bill you on the agreed date 25, 30th of every month for all recurring services. Invoices shall include information relating to:
3.4.1 the billing rate per month,
3.4.2 the task list, and
3.4.3 the total amount of the invoice
3.4.4 Payment. The Client shall pay Bluestone Digital by online payment, debit order or via EFT.
3.4.5 Payment must be received no later than 30th of every month for continuation.
4. Bluestone Digital marketing campaigns:
4.1 Bluestone Digital shall work with the Client to formulate an overall marketing, design or development for the service billed.
4.2 Keyword Selection. Bluestone Digital may recommend additional Keywords to be added to the list for all digital marketing campaigns.
4.3 Back Links. Bluestone Digital shall build a profile of backlinks to the Client’s website at URL. Bluestone Digital shall provide the report to the Client at the Client’s request or at the end of each month.
4.4 Code Analysis and Modification. Bluestone Digital shall analyse the underlying code of the Client’s website and provide recommendations or modifications to the code to improve the website’s performance in the selected search engines.
4.5 Search Analysis and Reports. Bluestone Digital shall monitor website traffic, generate reports based on website traffic, and provide recommendations and strategies to improve targeted traffic to the Client’s website. Bluestone Digital may use various free or paid third party tools or applications as part of this process.
4.6 Website Content Creation. Website Content creation is a large part of any search engine optimization endeavour. Bluestone Digital will likely recommend the Client add additional Website Content to the Client’s website. The Client shall pay Bluestone Digital the Rate stated above for Website Content creation. Bluestone Digital may also use a third party Website Content creation service to meet the Client’s Website Content needs.
5. Client Obligations.
5.1 Representations and Warranties. The Client represents and warrants as follows:
5.1.1 The Client has not engaged in Black Hat SEO tactics at the website, URL, in an effort to gain traffic in the past.
5.1.2 The Client has power and authority to sign, deliver, and perform this Agreement.
5.1.3 The Client has taken all necessary action to authorize the signing, delivering, and performance of this Agreement.
5.1.4 This Agreement has been duly signed by the Client, or its authorized representative or agent, and constitutes its legal, valid, and binding obligation. It is enforceable against the Client in accordance with its terms.
5.2 Covenants. The Client covenants to:
5.2.1 Provide administration or backend access to Bluestone Digital.
5.2.2 Provide an email at the Client’s website, URL, for purposes of back link building or otherwise representing the Client for the purposes of SEO.
5.2.3 Allow Bluestone Digital to make changes to the website’s underlying code for the purpose of optimization.
5.2.4 Provide Bluestone Digital with a list of all third party developers of the website for the purpose of contacting them to improve the website’s performance in the search engines
5.2.5 Provide Bluestone Digital with electronic files of all promotional or branding materials, i.e., logos, graphics, etc., for the purpose of creating new promotional materials.
6. Website Maintenance Agreement
On termination of contracts, Bluestone Digital holds the right to remove all premium software used for the maintenance of the Client’s website. The client will be given a notice period as the removal of the software on the cancellation date. The software includes Elementor Pro, WP Rocket, Ultimate Addons, Imagify, SEOPress, Blogvault.
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