Terms and Conditions

  1. These terms and conditions apply to any work done for the Client by Proof Wise.
  2. The Client is under no obligation to offer Proof Wise work; neither is Proof Wise under any obligation to accept work offered by the Client.
  3. Proof Wise will provide service(s) as mutually agreed, confirmed in writing by the Client.
  4. The work will be carried out unsupervised at such times and places as determined by Proof Wise, using Proof Wise's own equipment.
  5. Michelle Bullock, on behalf of Proof Wise, confirms that she is self-employed, is responsible for her own income tax and National Insurance contributions, and will not claim benefits granted to the Client's employees.
  6. The Client will reimburse Proof Wise for agreed reasonable expenses over and above usual expenses incurred in the process of editorial work.
  7. The Client will pay Proof Wise a fee per hour OR per word OR per printed page OR an agreed flat rate for the job.
  8. The completed work will be delivered on or before the date agreed, for the agreed fee, which will be based on the description of the work required and the brief, both supplied by the Client.
  9. If, however, on receipt of the item to be worked on or at an early stage, it becomes apparent that significantly more work is required than had been anticipated in the preliminary discussion/brief, Proof Wise may renegotiate the fee and/or the deadline. This also applies if the documents or materials required are received by Proof Wise later than agreed.
  10. Similarly, if during the term of Proof Wise's work, additional tasks are requested by the Client, Proof Wise may renegotiate the fee and/or the deadline.
  11. If the project is lengthy, Proof Wise may invoice periodically for completed stages.
  12. Any content created by Proof Wise as part of the proofreading process will become the copyright of the Client, unless otherwise agreed.
  13. The nature and content of the work will be kept confidential and not made known to anyone other than the Client and its contractors without prior written permission.
  14. Proof Wise cannot be held responsible for direct, indirect, special or consequential losses or costs incurred by any errors remaining in the Client's work, be they factual or grammatical.  The final responsibility for errors remains with the Client.
  15. Proof Wise aims to provide an accurate proofreading service.  Though Proof Wise aims to provide the best service possible, 100% accuracy cannot be guaranteed.
  16. Proof Wise can terminate a contract at any time due to the non-payment of monies due. Upon notice being given of the termination of the contract, the Client would be required to pay Proof Wise all monies due.
  17. The Client can cancel work at any time before work has begun, at no charge. Any payment made in advance by the Client less a nominal administration fee will be refunded.
  18. Should the Client terminate a project before completion, Proof Wise will invoice the Client for the work completed to date.
  19. If the Client breaches any of the Terms and Conditions, the Client will be held fully responsible for any legal claim expenses, liability and financial losses (including legal fees) incurred by Proof Wise, as caused by the Client's breach.
  20. Either the Client or Proof Wise has the right to terminate a contract for services if there is a breach of its terms.
  21. Unless agreed otherwise at the outset, payment will be made within 30 days of receipt of Proof Wise's invoice, according to the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 (amended 2002 and 2013).
  22. The information that the Client and Proof Wise may keep on record is covered by the terms of the General Data Protection Regulation. No more such information will be held than is necessary, at any time, to comply with those terms and with any compliance statement or privacy policy published by the Client and/or Proof Wise. Both the Client and Proof Wise agree that, where consent is required to hold or process such data, such consent has been requested and obtained and both facts can be demonstrated. Either may view the other’s records to ensure that they are relevant, correct and up to date.
  23. Proof Wise may use the Client's name in its promotional material.
  24. This agreement is subject to the laws of England and Wales, and both Proof Wise and the Client agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.

Michelle Bullock

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Phone: 07971 685481





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