TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Before any work begins, client agrees to pay the following:
1. Deposit equal to half the initial sum before revisions or other fees are incurred
2. Upon approval of final product, client agrees to pay the remaining sum and any additional fees before receiving any final work.
A lack of fulfilling these terms can mean LSK Designs will keep any licenses for imagery, drafts, book editing or final products to be reused as wanted. All rights of contained work will be forfeit. However, upon finishing this project and contract, client retains all rights to the exclusive work paid for as described.
At the time of booking, client will understand that upon a specified date work will begin. Any notice of cancellation post-agreement of date will negate the given deposit and be owed 50% of the project total sum. This is to cover resources and time taken during the project up to the point of cancellation.
The client will have no rights to any mock covers sent to the client and agrees to destroy them.
Client understands that refunds are only given before the agreed upon start date.
Pre-made covers will be paid for in total upfront. Client understands that refunds are not offered on pre-made covers.
Upon agreement of first initial draft, which includes concept of background, model, text, and any other design elements, client is allowed up to 5 revisions. Further revisions will incur charges.
Any requests which do not meet industry standards, genre appropriate design, or any offensive or explicit ideas which violate terms of service will not be allowed.
Client agrees in all forms to add the following to any ebook, print copy, audiobook, or future forms of creative content to acknowledge LSK Designs of their work:
Cover by LSK Designs
All rights and permissions are obtained and held by the client regarding trademarks, licenses, and distribution of the materials. Client agrees to indemnify, hold harmless and defend LSK Designs and its employees from any and all copyright and permission infringement action resulting from materials client provides.
All images licensed by a third-party are for materials of up to 250,000 copies in digital and print – for an extended license, please check beforehand if needed and an additional fee will apply for an extended and or enhanced license. Client must inform LSK Designs if they sell more than 250,000 copies and purchase an extended license for every stock image used in their cover. An extended license is also required if client wishes to produce T-shirts, mugs, or other merchandise featuring the book cover. Client is, however, allowed to create marketing materials, provided LSK Designs is made aware of this usage.
LSK Designs retains the right to use client’s book cover, name, and book title in LSK Designs's portfolio, closed Facebook group, and to promote our services.
Client must legally own any provided images or have rights to them, and takes full responsibility for any actions or claims against images. No responsibility or action is provided by LSK Designs.
Client must test and try proofs of print copies. At no time will LSK Designs be held financially or legally responsible for any problems, costs, fees or expenses incurred by client as a result of using the book cover design.
LSK Designs is not liable for incidental, indirect, consequential, special, punitive, or exemplary damages of any kind, including loss of revenues or profits, loss of business or reputation, or loss of data, in any way related to our services.
LSK Designs is not responsible for any claim, loss, or injury based on errors or any other inaccuracies appearing on our site or in our clients’ written documents, including without limitation as a result of any breach of the terms and conditions of this agreement.
This agreement is the entire agreement of all parties. No additional promises or conditions, written or oral, apply to this agreement that are not included herein. Any emails or correspondence will be required to have additional agreements in terms of written or e-signature documents upon each change that are needed.
The finding of any provision of this agreement to be invalid or unenforceable does not render the remaining provisions invalid or unenforceable.