A basic consulting agreement.Edit Summary
We’ll always do our best to fulfil your needs and meet your expectations, but it’s important to have things written down so that we both know what’s what, who should do what and when, and what will happen if something goes wrong. In this contract you won’t find any complicated legal terms or long passages of unreadable text. We’ve no desire to trick you into signing something that you might later regret. What we do want is what’s best for both parties, now and in the future.
This contract is valid until new contract is created and signed by both parties.
So in short:
You (Altoverra Inc.), located at 1 King Street West, 48th floor Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5H 1A1 are hiring us (2200605 ONTARIO INC) located at to consult and develop web applications for the estimated time of 3 Months at the rate of $52.50 an hour as outlined in our previous correspondence.
You: You have the authority to enter into this contract on behalf of yourself, your company or your organisation. You’ll give us everything we need to complete the project as and when and in the format we need it. You’ll review our work, provide feedback and approval in a timely manner too. Deadlines work two ways, so you’ll also be bound by dates we set together. You also agree to stick to the payment schedule set out at the end of this contract.
Us: We have the experience and ability to do everything we’ve agreed with you and we’ll do it all in a professional and timely manner. We’ll endeavour to meet every deadline that’s set and on top of that we'll maintain the confidentiality of everything you give us.
You'll own any graphics or other visual elements that we create for this project. We will give you a copy of all files and you should store them somewhere safe as we're not required to keep a copy. You'll also own text content, photographs and other data you provided, unless someone else owns them. We'll own the HTML markup, CSS, and other code we wrote and will license it to you to use any way you'd like.
We love to show off our work and share what we’ve learned with other people, so we reserve the right to display and link to your project as part of our portfolio and to write about it on websites, in magazine articles, and in books with your consent.
We’re sure you understand how important it is as a small business that you pay the invoices that we send you promptly. As we’re also sure you’ll want to stay friends, you agree to stick tight to the following payment schedule.
I promise to maintain integrity and work to my best of knowledge to achieve all project goals.
A two week trial period will commence on signing of this contract. During this time you can cancel this agreement and both parties can settle account and or balance owed up to that point.
After two weeks, the client "Altoverra Inc" will give a dated contract to the business "2200605 ONTARIO INC / Cactushive Inc.". The client also promises to give two weeks notice of termination of contract.
If for some reason any part of this contract becomes invalid or unenforceable it shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
Although the language is simple, the intentions are serious and this contract is a legal agreement governed by the laws of the province of Ontario.