TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Use of the myproofandedit.co.uk website or the contracting of myproofandedit.co.uk's services is an acknowledgement and acceptance of the company’s terms and conditions as detailed in this document.
1. CONFIDENTIALITY, OWNERSHIP AND COPYRIGHT OF DOCUMENTS
Myproofandedit.co.uk is committed to providing a secure, reliable and confidential service to all clients. Myproofandedit.co.uk appreciates the sensitivity of the client’s documents and takes the commitment to document confidentiality and security very seriously.
The client retains sole copyright, ownership and control over all materials submitted to myproofandedit.co.uk for proofreading and/or copy-editing, including any materials subsequently created or developed by myproofandedit.co.uk.
Myproofandedit.co.uk will not pass the client’s work to a third party or discuss the work with anyone else without the client’s prior permission.
2. CONTENT OF SUBMITTED OR CREATED MATERIALS
Clients are advised that plagiarism and breach of copyright are serious offences. Myproofandedit.co.uk reserves the right to decline invitations to provide price quotes from potential clients whose job request refers to the reworking of plagiarised content. In situations where copyright infringement or plagiarism is discovered or suspected after a document has been accepted for proofreading and/or copy-editing, clients are advised of the serious nature of such breaches and proofreading and/or copy-editing will not proceed.
Whilst recognising the right to free speech, myproofandedit.co.uk reserves the right to refuse to proofread and/or copy-edit or create any document that advocates or incites violence, hatred or discrimination in contravention of national and international laws.
The information contained in client documents edited by this service may include opinions or views which are not those of myproofandedit.co.uk or any person associated with myproofandedit.co.uk. Myproofandedit.co.uk is not responsible or liable in relation to the use of any information contained in client documents, including misleading or defamatory statements, or the infringement of third party copyright.
Users of the myproofandedit.co.uk website are prohibited from posting or transmitting to the site any virus infected material, and unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other material that would violate any law.
3. SERVICE QUALITY AND STANDARDS
Myproofandedit.co.uk strives to provide complete satisfaction to all clients and a top quality service. All documents are proofread and/or copy-edited to a high and exacting standard.
The client is responsible for reviewing the proofread and/or copy-edited document upon completion and contacting myproofandedit.co.uk should any errors be discovered. Myproofandedit.co.uk will make every effort to remedy the situation.
Myproofandedit.co.uk is not liable for incidental, indirect, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary damages including lost revenues or profits, loss of business or loss of data related to the service. This exemption applies to any claim, loss or injury based on errors or omissions, interruptions or any other inaccuracies that may appear on the myproofandedit.co.uk website or in a proofread and/or copy-edited client document.
Myproofandedit.co.uk is not obligated to refund the cost of the service in the case of a proofread and/or copy-edited document being less than perfect. Myproofandedit.co.uk requests that the client makes contact if not completely satisfied with the service and myproofandedit.co.uk will make every effort to remedy the situation.
If the client commits to sending myproofandedit.co.uk the work on a set day and/or at a set time and needs to then change this, the client is requested to advise myproofandedit.co.uk as soon as possible. If the work is submitted later than scheduled, myproofandedit.co.uk has the right to change the time and/or date that the work will be returned to the client or withdraw from the work completely.
4. ACCURACY OF CLIENT INFORMATION
The client is responsible for providing true and accurate information with respect to their name, address, phone number, email address and all payment details. Failure to provide correct and accurate information can result in a refusal to provide service. The client assumes all responsibility for any problems, errors and issues as well as legal liability resulting from such false information.
5. OWNERSHIP AND COPYRIGHT OF BUSINESS NAMES AND WEB SITE CONTENT
The myproofandedit.co.uk website http://www.myproofandedit.co.uk, any subsidiary websites and the business name myproofandedit.co.uk are owned and operated by myproofandedit.co.uk. All material on this site and subsidiary sites, including services, policies, copy and prices are protected by international copyright and trademark law. These names and the website content cannot be used, copied, reproduced, republished, transmitted, framed, printed or modified without the express permission of myproofandedit.co.uk.
Anyone wishing to link to the myproofandedit.co.uk website or advertise its services should contact myproofandedit.co.uk first.
6. REFUSAL OR DENIAL OF SERVICE
Myproofandedit.co.uk reserves the right to deny or refuse service to any client or prospective client for any reason and without explanation.
7. FINANCIAL FRAUD OR THEFT
Myproofandedit.co.uk is not liable for the fraudulent use of any credit card or other payment method that may be used to purchase its services.
The client agrees to indemnify and hold myproofandedit.co.uk and anyone associated with myproofandedit.co.uk harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable fees and costs for the service of an attorney, or as may be made by any third party due to or arising from use of the site or service, or violation of the terms and conditions by the client, or infringement of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity by the client.
Myproofandedit.co.uk gives no assurances or warranty regarding the accuracy, currency or applicability of any of the website contents in relation to specific situations and particular circumstances, and disclaims all liability in respect of such information.
9. TECHNICAL DISCLAIMER
Myproofandedit.co.uk is not liable or responsible for service delays resulting from unforeseen circumstances such as technical problems, including server or connection issues that are beyond its control. Myproofandedit.co.uk will make every effort to meet deadlines and communicate with clients in the case of technical problems.
Myproofandedit.co.uk is not liable or responsible for any damage to computer hardware or software arising from the distribution of a computer virus through the use of the myproofandedit.co.uk website or system.
10. TERMINATION OF SERVICE AND CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS
In the event of a client violating any or all of the terms and conditions contained in this document, myproofandedit.co.uk reserves the right to terminate all service and contractual obligations with the client. Furthermore, myproofandedit.co.uk may, at its discretion, discontinue or terminate operation of its website, services or trading name without notice at any time and for any reason.
The client is responsible for providing accurate and descriptive requirements to myproofandedit.co.uk at the time of submitting a job, or prior to a quote being issued. These requirements form the statement of work. Failure by the client to provide correct and accurate information in the statement of work may result in the cancellation of a transaction. Where a transaction is cancelled due to a breach of these terms and conditions, a refund will be offered to the client of all money paid less any associated cost incurred by myproofandedit.co.uk including bank/transfer fees and editor costs. The client assumes all responsibility for any problems, errors, issues, as well as legal liability resulting from an incorrect statement of work.
Myproofandedit.co.uk reserves the right to cancel service to any client where a virus is suspected in submitted documents. In the case of a transaction a refund will be issued less any associated cost incurred by myproofandedit.co.uk including bank/transfer fees, editor costs and virus removal costs.
Myproofandedit.co.uk reserves the right to cancel service to any client for any reason and without explanation.
Full payment must be received before the work can commence. Clients are advised to ensure they have funds available to pay any fees. Failure to meet this requirement may result in a termination of services by myproofandedit.co.uk. Myproofandedit.co.uk will provide a receipt if required once funds have been received. All financial transactions are handled by the PayPal secure site and we do not store any financial information.
12. MODIFICATION OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The terms and conditions contained herein may be modified, amended, altered, changed, reorganised, rewritten or revoked at any time, for any reason and without notice.