Any information or material provided will be treated confidentially,
and all reasonable efforts will be taken to safeguard it. If requested,
GD will willingly sign a nondisclosure agreement.
A free, introductory visit to a prospective client starts our relationship
(within a 30 mile radius of Cumberland, Rhode Island,
USA). Subsequent calls will be part of a billable assignment,
unless otherwise agreed.
It is GD's responsibility to you to recommend what, in our professional
opinion, is the best way to meet your objectives. Similarly, it is
also our responsibility to closely follow your direction, input, criticisms,
When sufficient information is provided, GD will prepare a written
estimate giving an overview of assignment schedule, costs, and terms
and conditions. When sufficient detailed information is not provided,
it is our obligation to say so. An assignment will be started when
we have received a signed acceptance of the estimate or a purchase
order authorization and the initial deposit.
Remember, if you change
the specifications for your project, that can result in a change of
the estimate. Plan ahead and avoid unnecessary charges.
Unless otherwise stipulated, every assignment is considered to be
comprised of two parts...
conceptual approaches, creativity, and print and electronic production
expertise and management are our responsibility,
--- product specifics, marketing objectives, budget and approvals
By working together, your project will be completed in a timely manner.
The final output of Grady Design becomes, on final payment, the property
of the client organization except in the case of royalty-based illustration
or photography, or where otherwise indicated. Preparatory materials
(sketches, concepts not utilized, and artwork, etc.) remain the property
of Grady Design.
It is your sole responsibility to review all prepared material before
print production or uploading to your website, and to attest to its
accuracy. Final payment is due upon final approval.
In accordance with accepted professional services practice, the client
organization is financially obligated for work authorized and done,
whether or not it is utilized. Please contact us for further information.
Projects requiring "Rush" status will be charged 50% above
normal pricing. i.e. if you contact GD after hours or on weekends
to have a job completed within 1-2 day turnaround.