Effective Date: January 1, 2019
CraftingHand, LLC operates as a business and we expect clients to understand and respect our policies. Our goal as a web design and internet marketing company is to bring the highest value per dollar spent by our clients, and in order to help us in that pursuit, we need to cover expenses and fuel our operations. Therefore, we require payments to be made on time with respect to the services offered to our clients.
We understand that sometimes “life happens” and you may need a refund on fees paid for services to Crafting Hand, LLC. We try to be fair and create a policy that is a win-win for both parties. We will work with you to make you satisfied with our work. However, if a refund is requested and granted, all property is created by Crafting Hand, LLC. including graphics, content, and code, will remain the property of Crafting Hand, LLC.
Requests for the final portion of payment due on all projects are not made until the project receives final approval from the client. The final payment is due within 5 business days once the invoice is received.
By signing up for our services you acknowledge getting that you have read and understood this Agreement and agree to be bound by its terms and conditions.
General Refund PolicyGuidelines
Web Design &Development:
Web design and development projects require extensive resources, consume our time, and incurs internal expenses. Therefore once a payment or deposit is made, it is non-refundable. Payments for custom design projects (i.e. custom logo designs and branding projects, full website designs, individual page mockup and smaller design components within a website, etc.) and custom development projects (i.e. PHP programming, WordPress CMS custom development, WordPress plugin custom development, etc.) are made to us in increments as a courtesy to the client as well as discounted for those who agree to pay in full, but if a project gets canceled, delayed or postponed by the client, then all monies paid will be retained by Crafting Hand, LLC. and if applicable, an additional cost will be charged to the client for all work completed beyond what was already paid for shall be paid by the client. All projects that are completed as defined as the scope of the work are non-refundable.
When adding new text and/or content to a page the client is responsible for providing all text (in digital format) and images/photos. Unused hours do not roll over to subsequent months. No refunds are provided for unused hours. There are absolutely no refunds for any fees related to website maintenance services.
All hosting payments whether present or past months are non-refundable. Web hosting accounts are set up from the date of your order and are allotted a limited amount of server resources depending on the plan you purchased.
If the client opens a hosting account but does not use it, payment will still be due. Hosting billing cycles continue until a cancellation notice is received in writing from the client in writing.
Unless otherwise provided, you agree that until and unless you notify CraftingHand, LLC. of your desire to cancel the web hosting services, you will be billed on an automatically recurring basis to prevent any disruption to your services, using your credit card or other billing information on file with us.
Any invoice that is outstanding for more than fourteen (14) days may result in the suspension or termination of web hosting services. Access to the account will not be restored until payment has been received. If you fail to pay the fees as specified herein, Crafting Hand, LLC. may suspend or terminate your account and pursue the collection costs incurred by Crafting Hand, LLC., including without limitation, any arbitration and legal fees, and reasonable attorneys’ fees. Crafting Hand, LLC. will not activate new orders or activate new packages for customers who have an outstanding balance on their accounts.
Crafting Hand, LLC. is not responsible for transferring websites to and from Crafting Hand, LLC.'s web servers and reserves the right to charge for any web hosting transfer requests.
SEO & Internet Marketing:
Customer understands, acknowledges, and agrees that Crafting Hand, LLC. has no control over the policies of search engines or directories with respect to the type of sites and/or content that they accept now or in the future. The customer’s website may be excluded from any search engine or directory at any time at the sole discretion of the search engine or directory entity. Some search engines and directories may take as long as 90 days, and in some cases longer, after commencement of plan to list and/or update customer’s website. Occasionally, search engines and directories will drop listings for no apparent or predictable reason. Crafting Hand, LLC. is not responsible for changes made to the customer’s websites by other parties that adversely affect the search engine or directory rankings of the customer’s website. SEO and marketing professional services require extensive resources, strategy, and consume our time, and incurs internal expenses. Therefore payments made for SEO and marketing services, are non-refundable.
Setup fees are applied directly to expenses incurred by Crafting Hand, LLC. in the setup phase of any SEO or internet marketing campaigns and are non-refundable.
All sales of domain names are final once a domain name has been transferred to the client's account. Domain names sales require payment in full before transferring the purchased domain name.
We will ask the client for credit card payment info so that we can charge the client's card for services provided or we will send an invoice so that you can pay from your end. Claiming that you didn’t provide your card info or that you are not aware of such charges is illegal and fraudulent.
If we receive a chargeback or payment dispute(i.e. PayPal Dispute) from a credit card company or bank, your service and/or project will be suspended without notice. A $50 chargeback fee (issued to recover fees passed on to us by the credit company), plus any outstanding balances accrued as a result of the chargeback(s) must be paid in full before service is restored, files delivered, or any further work is done. Instead of issuing a chargeback, please contact us to address any billing issues. Requesting a chargeback or opening a PayPal dispute for a valid charge from us is fraud, and is never an appropriate or legal means of obtaining a refund. Please read and make sure you fully understand our refund policy prior to making a payment.
HowRefunds Are Processed:
If you have paid using your credit card - the money will be transferred back to your credit card account within 30 business days after approval. If you paid using a check or money order, your refund will be returned to you by check.