Terms and Conditions for Apex AI Marketing

Introduction

Welcome to Apex AI Marketing. These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) govern your use of our services, including the purchase and hosting of websites. By using our services, you agree to these Terms. Please read them carefully.

Definitions

“We,” “us,” “our”: Refers to Apex AI Marketing.
“You,” “your”: Refers to the customer purchasing services from Apex AI Marketing.
“Website”: Refers to the website created and hosted by Apex AI Marketing for the customer.
“Klarna”: Refers to the payment service provider used for financing options.

Payment Terms

1. Initial Cost: The initial cost of the website is £600.
2. Payment Options:
– Upfront Payment: Customers may opt to pay the full amount of £600 upfront.
– Financing through Klarna: Subject to credit approval, customers may finance the payment through Klarna.
3. Annual Hosting Fee: After the first year, the annual hosting fee is £120, billed at £10 per month.

Financing and Default

1. Financing Option: If a customer chooses the financing option through Klarna and stops paying or decides to cancel before the full amount is paid, they will be liable for the payment with Klarna.
2. Reclaiming or Reselling:
– Apex AI Marketing reserves the right to reclaim or resell the website if the customer fails to complete the payment as agreed.
– We will attempt to work with the customer to resolve payment issues before reclaiming or reselling the website.
– Reclaiming or reselling the website will only occur if the customer no longer wants it or is not interested in completing the payment.

Ownership and Transfer

1. Full Payment: Customers who complete the full payment for the website are entitled to transfer the website and domain to a different host or marketing service at no extra cost.
2. Incomplete Payment: Customers who have not completed the full payment are not entitled to take ownership of the website or domain, nor will we facilitate the transfer.

Example Scenario

If a customer signs up for a £600 website and Klarna enables them to pay over 6 months but they stop paying after one month, they will not be entitled to take the website or domain with them.

Additional Services

1. Payment Processing: We use Stripe Checkout for card payments.
2. Business Directory Submissions: The website package includes up to 100 business directory submissions to help the website get found on Google.
3. No Guarantee of Ranking: There is no guarantee that the website will rank on Google, but we provide an excellent customized WordPress website.

Legal Protections

1. Consumer Protection: We comply with relevant consumer protection laws, including the Consumer Rights Act 2015, which ensures that goods sold are of satisfactory quality, fit for purpose, and as described.
2. Data Protection: We comply with the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018, ensuring that personal data is processed lawfully, transparently, and securely.
3. Intellectual Property: All intellectual property rights in the website and its content are owned by Apex AI Marketing until full payment is received. Unauthorized use of our intellectual property is prohibited.

Dispute Resolution

1. Dispute Process: In the event of a dispute, we encourage customers to contact us to resolve the issue amicably. If a resolution cannot be reached, we may engage in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) methods.
2. Governing Law: These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom. Any disputes arising from these Terms will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the United Kingdom.

Changes to Terms

Apex AI Marketing reserves the right to modify these Terms at any time. Any changes will be posted on our website, and it is your responsibility to review these Terms periodically. Continued use of our services constitutes acceptance of the modified Terms.

Contact Information

For any questions or concerns regarding these Terms, please contact us at:
– Email: [email protected]

By using our services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

This comprehensive Terms and Conditions document ensures that all critical aspects of your business operations and legal protections are covered, providing clarity and fairness to both Apex AI Marketing and its customers.