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Terms & Conditions

Between Advanced Concepts - Media Production Services
(herein referred to as Advanced Concepts) and clients - herein referred to as Customer.

1. GENERAL: ANY work that Advanced Concepts executes for ANY customer is done so under these specific Terms and Conditions unless stated otherwise and agreed to by Advanced Concepts prior to starting work. Concerning printed materials, internet based text and video text screens, proofreading is the responsibility of the customer.

2. CONFIRMATION: Work Orders can be confirmed verbally either in person or over the phone without the formality of a signature. In such event the customer agrees to abide by all the conditions, prices and specifications as contained within the formal estimate. Concerning video work and internet based work, initiation of the work project shall constitute customer's acceptance of these terms and conditions, since this type of work cannot begin without interaction and participation on the part of the customer.

3. ORDERS: Orders, verbal or written, cannot be canceled except upon terms that will protect Advanced Concepts from loss. Changes to work orders can be integrated, but the final cost of the project could be affected. In the event of cancellation on the part of the Customer, the Customer agrees to pay a "Kill Fee" of 50% of the outstanding balance notwithstanding any deposit that has been paid.

4. CHANGES: Any changes or alterations made to the original work order after Advanced Concepts has begun work may affect the price and delivery date as quoted on the original estimate. Any changes must be submitted in writing by an authorized agent of the customer. In the event that changes are dictated verbally, Advanced Concepts will submit an itemized list of these changes, the additional cost (if any), and any change in projected delivery date. This itemized list will be provided to the customer, and attached to the the invoice upon completion of the project.

5. CUSTOMER'S ORIGINALS: The customer agrees to hold harmless Advanced Concepts from all loss, cost, expense or damage for all claims asserted by the customer against Advanced Concepts. Any property of the customer left in the possession of Advanced Concepts for more than thirty (30) days after completion of the work shall be considered abandoned and may be disposed of by Advanced Concepts.

6. DELIVERY: Unless otherwise specified, the price quoted is for a single shipment, without storage, F.O.B. Advanced Concepts office.

7. DEFECTS, DAMAGES, SHORTAGES OR DELAYS: Claims for defects, damages or shortages must be made by the customer in writing within a period of five (5) business days after delivery. Failure to make such a claim within the stated period shall constitute irrevocable acceptance and as admission that the customer fully complies with terms, conditions and specifications. In the event that work or services are deemed to be unacceptable, Advanced Concepts shall, at its option, repair or replace defective material or refund any deposit (minus cost of materials) to the customer. Advanced Concepts liability shall be limited to stated selling price of any defective goods, and shall in no event include special or consequential damages, including profits (or profits lost). Advanced Concepts shall not be responsible for, or penalized for, late delivery if such delay is due to conditions, circumstances or incidents outside of its control.

8. SECURITY FOR PAYMENT: As security for payment of any sum due or to become due, Advanced Concepts shall have the right, if necessary, to retain possession of and shall have a lien on all customer property in Advanced Concepts possession, including work in progress and finished work. The extension of credit or the acceptances or guarantee of payment shall not affect such security interest.

9. TERMS: Unless otherwise specified and without the issuance of a company Purchase Order, payment shall be fifty per cent (50%) in advance, net 30 days from date of invoice. For work less than $500.00, no deposit is required but payment in full is due upon delivery. Should it become necessary to turn an account over for collection or legal process, the customer agrees to pay in full any and all expenses incurred by Advanced Concepts including legal and attorney fees, court costs, and additional related expenses which pertain to the specific process. Should this account be turned over for collection, the customer agrees to pay in full any and all expenses, fees and commissions as set forth by the collection agency. This amount shall be added to the total sum due by the customer to Advanced Concepts. In addition, any accounts over 30 days past due shall incur an interest penalty of 1.6% per month (19.2% APR). Monthly processing and service fees may also be added to the account if collection actions persist beyond six months.

10. OWNERSHIP: Advanced Concepts shall retain full ownership and copyright of any and all work completed for the customer, including video raw footage, until such time as the customer's account is paid in full. Once payment has been completed, ownership and copyright shall be the possession of the customer. Failure to pay for services rendered will constitute federal copyright infringement. Advanced Concepts is required to advise the customer of the following: "Federal law provides severe civil and criminal penalties for the unauthorized reproduction, distribution or exhibition of copyrighted motion pictures, videos, CDs or Video Discs (Title 17, United States Code, Sections 501 and 506). The FBI investigates allegations of criminal copyright infringement (Title 17, United States Code, Section 506). Copyright infringement is a felony which could result in a prison term of up to five years and a penalty of up to $250,000.00 per incident."

11. INDEMNIFICATION: The customer shall indemnify and hold harmless Advanced Concepts from any and all loss, cost, expense and damages on account of any and all manner of claims, demands, actions and proceedings that may be instituted against Advanced Concepts on the grounds alleging that the production violates any copyright and/or proprietary right of any person, or that it contains any matter that is libelous, scandalous, or invades any person's right to privacy or other personal rights. The customer agrees to, at the customer's own expense, promptly defend and continue the defense of any such claim, demand, action or proceeding that may be brought against Advanced Concepts, provided that Advanced Concepts shall promptly notify the customer with respect thereto, and provided further that Advanced Concepts shall give to the customer such reasonable time as the exigencies of the situation may permit in which to undertake and continue the defense thereof.

12. LIMITED WARRANTY: Advanced Concepts warranty in connection with any and all services performed, work done, or products finished shall be limited to the sales price of the merchandise and/or the services recited in the estimate. Advanced Concepts expressly denies any and all warranties of fitness of merchantability.




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