Estimate Terms

Effective Date: April 4, 2017

Estimate Expiry
Estimate is valid for 90 days.

If project is cancelled after the estimate has been approved, a 15% service fee will be charged. After the project has commenced a fee for completed work or 15% service fee (whichever is greater) plus any costs for incidentals and out-of-pocket expenses deriving from work completed will be charged.

Applicable sales taxes are in addition to the figures quoted.

Payment is due within 30 days from date of invoice. All overdue accounts are subject to 2% interest per month.

Usage Rights
Client guaranties that they own and/or hold a proper usage licence for all supplied materials and content such as designs, text, images, videos, or documents to be used for development and/or population of the site. Ghost Dev Studio is not responsible to verify it’s ownership, authenticity, usage rights or any other legal agreement.

Out-of-pocket Expenses
Expenses such as conference calls, long-distance calls, taxi, and long-distance travel are additional to this estimate.

The client is responsible for the purchase of any necessary fonts, templates, or plugins required in development.

Scope Change
Changes in scope (structural, design, functionality or content) may accrue additional costs.

Large Screen Styling
Estimate is based on website having a 1600px or lower viewport. Should an XL stylesheet be required, additional fees will apply.

Websites will be tested on Chrome 56+, Edge 14+, Firefox 45+, IE10+ and Safari 8+ for browsers, and iOS9+ (iPhone) and Marshmallow 6+ (Android) for mobile devices. Should other browsers be required, additional fees will apply.

Client QA
Client is required to review the staging site and provide Ghost Dev Studio with consolidated feedback regarding coding and/or content errors (not structural, design, or functionality changes). Once the staging site is approved, Ghost Dev Studio to launch the site.

Estimates include migration of the website to your *AMP Stack (LAMP-Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, WAMP-Windows, Apache MySQL, or PHP) production server. Ghost Dev Studio will require the appropriate FTP/SFTP and database credentials (or cPanel access) to launch the website.

Should you choose to migrate the website or set up the server environment yourself, support time will be out of scope and charged at $88 an hour.

Once the site has been launched, Ghost Dev Studio will fix any coding errors submitted by the client for a period of 5 working days. Services required after this 5-day period will be charged at $88 per hour.

The 5-day post-launch period does not apply to websites not launched by Ghost Dev Studio. Once the website files are handed over to the client, the client assumes full responsibility for the website code and all assets.

Ghost Dev Studio is not responsible for any “0-day exploits”, hosting vulnerabilities, or phishing type security related issues once the site has been launched.

Upon receiving final payment, code ownership will be transferred to client.

Client to provide hosting details. Should hosting services be required, Ghost Dev Studio can provide three recommendations and set up and account for a $176 fee. The account will be set up in client’s name and charged to client’s credit card.