Terms & Conditions

1. ‘Studio Nu’ is Holly Young trading as Studio Nu.
2. ‘The Client’ is the party making a booking for design related services from Studio Nu.
3. ‘An Order’ is the request for services from Studio Nu.
4. ‘The project’ is a term used to describe service from Studio Nu.
The terms and conditions apply to all dealings between The Client and Studio Nu. By placing an order with Studio Nu, you as a Client are forming a legally binding contract for services and you agree to the following terms & conditions.

QUOTATIONS.
• All quotes are valid for 7 days only.
• All prices are excluding GST unless otherwise stated.
• All prices are in Australian Dollars.
• Any additional work outside the terms of the quote will be charged at an hourly rate of $100 per/hour.
Studio Nu is not responsible for increases in materials by third party services (eg printers, packaging suppliers, web developers) where the increases are beyond our control.

PAYMENTS.
• A 50% non-refundable booking deposit is required before starting any design project.
• All overseas clients are required to pay 100% upfront regardless of the project price.
• Payments are to be made either by bank deposit transfer.
• Paypal is also a payment option however there is a 3% fee for this.
• All invoice terms are 7 days from the date of the invoice.
• Accounts which are not paid on time will incur a late administration fee of $50 + GST.
• Accounts which remain outstanding for 14 days after the date of invoice will incur an additional payment fee equivalent to 5% of the projects costs for each week payment is outstanding.
• Final artwork files will not be handed over until the invoice has been paid in full.
• All printing invoices must be paid prior to sending the artwork to print.
• All work not completed within a 2 month period will be invoiced regardless.
• Payment is required for any artwork or drafts, that have been terminated on your request at any stage of development, prior to completion. Invoice will be issued as ‘work to date’.
• If debt collection is required for unpaid invoices, The Client is responsible for any costs incurred (fees/commissions payable to the debt collectors)

CANCELLATION
• The Client may cancel this Agreement for any reason by providing a minimum of 10 days written notice to Company, any deposit paid prior to cancellation will be non-refundable.
Studio Nu may cancel this Agreement at any time for any reason by providing written notice to The Client. In the event that Studio Nu cancels this Agreement, Studio Nu will provide any artwork completed and paid for to date.

NO GUARANTEES
Studio Nu cannot guarantee the outcome of design services and the client’s comments about the outcome are expressions of opinion only.
• The Client acknowledges that Studio Nu cannot guarantee any results for design as outcomes are based on subjective factors that cannot be controlled by Studio Nu.

COMMUNICATION.
Studio Nu is an online business therefore the majority of our communication is made via email, this helps us keep track of specific design requirements & any changes required.
• If you would like to chat with us on the phone or via skype we are happy to do so, however we ask that you please email us and make an appointment for a time to chat.

COPYRIGHT.
All images displayed on the Studio Nu website or social media pages are subject to copyright, and must not be copied or used without full permission from Studio Nu and the Client. Any breach of copyright will result in legal action being taken as necessary.

DESIGN CREDIT.
• The Client allows Studio Nu to display any projects on the Studio Nu website/ Facebook page/ Instagram page and portfolio for self promotion purposes.
• The Client agrees to allow Studio Nu to credit design work on all websites designed by Studio Nu.

TURNAROUND TIMES.
Studio Nu will make every effort to meet deadlines. All quoted turnaround times are approximate. Studio Nu will not be held responsible or liable for any costs resulting from late artwork or printing deliveries.

APPROVAL.
• Approval is required for all projects, via email prior to work being released.
• Whilst all care is taken by Studio Nu, Studio Nu is not responsible for any spelling, grammatical, numerical errors or omissions after final approval. Even if these errors are from Studio Nu, it is the Client’s responsibility to proof read and check thoroughly their projects to identify any errors prior to approval.

IMAGES.
• Some designs may contain stock images that are available for purchase.
• Any images supplied by the Client must be provided in high resolution and preferably in CMYK. Studio Nu is not responsible for colour variations in conversion from RGB to process CMYK.
Studio Nu is not responsible for the reproduction quality of supplied images.

COLOUR MATCHING & PRINTING
• Whilst all care is taken, Studio Nu does not take responsibility for Client supplied artwork that does not print properly.
• Please note that colour on projects can vary from screen to final product. Screen proofing is not indicative of final printed piece. Printed colours can vary from printer to printer, job to job, run to run, or even front to back, due to the nature of the CMYK printing process.
• Trimming can vary from printer to printer.

NATIVE FILES
Studio Nu retains ownership of all native design files which will not be handed over to a client under any circumstances.