General terms and conditions
Article 1. General:
This user agreement contains the terms and conditions that apply to the use and information offered by OCS International. The user (otherwise called, they, the client, the visitor or the advertiser) of the website and of the services offered are deemed to have agreed with the provisions of this user agreement.
Article 2. Liability:
OCS International shall not be liable for:
- - Errors in the material provided by the client.
- - Misunderstandings or errors with respect to the execution of the contract if they have been caused by acts of the client, such as the late or non-delivery of complete, sound and clear data and materials.
- - Errors made by third parties engaged by or on behalf of the client.
- - Defects in offers made by suppliers or exceeding of price quotations of suppliers.
- - Errors in the design or text / data if the client has given his approval or has had the opportunity to carry out an inspection and has indicated that he has no need for such an inspection.
- - errors in the design or text/data if the client has not had a particular model or prototype prepared or a particular test performed and the errors would have been apparent in such model, prototype or test
- - Linguistic, textual and/or grammatical errors.
- - The purchase or delivery and/or installation of software for the creation/adaptation of the delivered html texts and/or for uploading the website to a web server.
- - The lack of sufficient space on the client's web server to be able to place / reasonably maintain the website supplied by OCS International.
- - Damage in any form whatsoever, caused by software- or hardware problems, or by modifications in the CMS, executed by unauthorized persons / hackers.
OCS International cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies or shortcomings in the data as mentioned on the site. This applies both to information placed on the site by OCS International itself, and to information provided by users (visitors and advertisers). OCS International is not liable for this. Incorrect data or shortcomings on the website give 0% right to financial compensation. OCS International is not liable to visitors, users or third parties for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages or for any damages whatsoever caused by its negligence or omission in providing, compiling, editing, writing and interpreting information. OCS International is not responsible for links to sites operated by third parties such as various advertising links. OCS International has no control over the aforementioned websites and accepts no liability for their content. The information on the site is changed periodically. OCS International reserves the right to make improvements and/or changes to the site at any time.
Article 3. Agreement, offer and confirmation
Quotations are without obligation and are valid for 1 month. Quotations can be modified by an unforeseen change in the work. Prices are exclusive of VAT and other government levies. The rates and offers quoted do not automatically apply to future assignments. Orders must be confirmed by the client in writing or by email. If the client fails to do so, but nevertheless agrees to OCS International commencing the instruction, the content of the offer shall be deemed to have been agreed. If the client wishes to give the same order to others than OCS International at the same time, or has already given the order to another party, he must inform OCS International of this, stating the names of these other parties.
Article 4. Performance of the agreement:
Provision of data, etc. The client is obliged to do everything that is reasonably necessary or desirable to enable OCS International to make a timely and correct delivery, in particular by timely provision of complete, sound and clear data or materials.
Article 5. Delivery:
The date of delivery is only given as an indication and is not binding on OCS International. Any delay in delivery does not entitle the customer to any compensation or reduction of price or termination of the contract.
Article 6. Copyright and intellectual property:
The user explicitly acknowledges that the data provided on the site (texts, graphic elements...) are and remain the property of OCS International. Nothing on this site may be used for reproduction, modification, distribution, sale, publication or commercial purposes without prior written permission from OCS International. It is also forbidden to store this information electronically or to use it for illegal purposes such as selling or using it for commercial purposes. Storing information from the site in a database is not allowed, with the exception of the automatic 'caching' of the information by a browser. If the parties have explicitly agreed on a binding delivery period, this period is extended if the customer fails to provide information, documents, originals, images (in due time) and to accept the corrected proofs (in due time), or if the customer places additional orders.
Article 7. Payments:
Payments must be made within 14 days of the invoice date. If at the end of this period OCS International has still not received (full) payment, the client will be in default and will owe interest equal to the statutory interest. All costs incurred by OCS International, such as costs of litigation and extrajudicial and judicial costs, including the costs of legal assistance, bailiffs and debt collection agencies, in connection with overdue payments shall be borne by the client. The extrajudicial costs are set at at least 10% of the invoice amount with a minimum of 100,- euro.
Article 8. Reference:
The client agrees that the website developed by OCS International for the client will be included in OCS International's reference portfolio.
Article 9. Cancellation or modification of the order by the client:
The client has the right to cancel the order by registered letter. Cancellation or modification by the client can be done free of charge up to 8 weeks before the start of the assignment. If a project is cancelled less than fourteen (14) days before the scheduled start of the project, a lump sum equal to 50% of the normal invoice will be charged. If the project is cancelled less than seven (7) days before the scheduled start of the project, a lump sum equal to 75% of the normal invoice will be charged. In case of cancellation on the day itself, 100% of the quoted amount will be charged.
Errors in the material provided by the client. Misunderstandings or errors with regard to the execution of the agreement if they are caused by actions of the client, such as late delivery or non-delivery of complete, sound and clear data / materials. Errors made by third parties engaged by or on behalf of the client. Defects in offers made by suppliers or exceeding of price quotations of suppliers.
Errors in the design or text / data if the client has given his approval or has had the opportunity to carry out an inspection and has indicated that he has no need for such an inspection.
errors in the design or text/data if the client has not had a particular model or prototype prepared or a particular test performed and the errors would have been apparent in such model, prototype or test
Linguistic, textual and/or grammatical errors.
The purchase or delivery and/or installation of software for the creation/adaptation of the delivered html texts and/or for uploading the website to a web server. The lack of sufficient space on the client's web server to be able to place / reasonably maintain the website supplied by OCS International. Damages in whatever form, caused by software- or hardware problems, or by modifications in the CMS, executed by unauthorized persons / hackers.