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Terms & Conditions

SECTION A. – COPYRIGHT

  • SECTION A.1. – RIGHTS TO JERSEY GIRL DESIGN

  1. All designs/artwork by Jersey Girl Design are copyrighted. Jersey Girl Design still holds full copyright over all the versions of the design and is allowed to display and exhibit the design for promotional purposes of the Company. Copyright transfers can be arranged for a price if the client finds the need to have this.

  2. Jersey Girl Design has the right to reuse the fonts, textures, actions and stock images previously used in other designs though no specific final design will ever be reused. Each one is exclusive.

 

  • SECTION A.2. – RIGHTS TO THE CLIENT

  1. The client is not permitted to use any design in any way if it has not been paid for in full. The client is only allowed to use the design for promotional purposes of their business if the design has been paid in full and is not directly tampered with. The client or other third parties are not permitted to claim the design as their own or resell the design without consent.

  2. The client is not permitted to take e-book covers designed by Jersey Girl Design  and have another entity design the print/spread.

 

 

SECTION B. – PAYMENTS

  1. Jersey Girl Design has the right to change design prices without prior notice.

  2. Final files will not be released to client unless invoice is paid in full upon receipt. If other arrangements need to be made then they need to be discussed before work on project starts.

 

  • SECTION B.1. – PAYMENT METHOD

The client may pay in the following forms:

  • PayPal

  • Direct Deposit/ACH

 

 

SECTION C. – REFUND

  1. A percent can be refunded in the following cases:

  • Project creation process halts/cancels at the preliminary stage and does not reach feedback stage.

  • The project was previously paid for early and project creation process has not started.

  1. Refund is not possible in the following cases:

  • The project has been finalized (stock images have been bought, etc.) and ebooks have been provided.

  • Premade book covers and logos are non–refundable unless stated otherwise.

 

 

SECTION D. – STOCK IMAGES & RESOURCES

  1. All cover packages include one (1) stock image from either, Depositphotos.com or Shutterstock.com. Any additional photos will have a $5/per photo fee added to invoice.

  2. Stock images from more expensive sites like iStockphoto, Getty Images, etc. are the responsibility of the client to purchase and supply to the designer.

  3. Exclusive stock photos from photographers and models tailored to meet clients' specific design needs are add–on’s and are not included in the any of the packages. For example, the client does not like any of the model stock already available from online stock retailers and requests that Jersey Girl Design contacts a photographer to do a custom photo shoot for the book cover or decides to contact a photographer themselves.

 

 

SECTION E. – DESIGN CHANGES

  1. All package descriptions can be are available at www.jerseygirl–design.com

  2. Each package has an unlimited number of changes within a reasonable limit. Once a final design is agreed upon, changes and tweaks will be made as needed to make client satisfied with final product. Any major changes will be considered either a brand new design or major design change. Any change of this kind will have a fee incurred anywhere between $30 – $150.

 

  • SECTION E.1. – PREMADES

  1. Only the title and authors name are included in purchased premade covers. Any extra changes (i.e. Font or coloring) will incur an extra fee.

  2. A draft version of the premade cover with the new title and authors name will be provided to the author for copy checking. No other changes can be made.

 

 

SECTION F. – ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

  1. By hiring Jersey Girl Design and using the final design, the client agrees to credit the company in the following ways either inside the acknowledgments or copyright page of the book.

  2. If custom stock images were used, the client is also required to include the photographers and/or the models in either inside the acknowledgments or copyright page of the book.

 

  • For Books:

    • Cover designed by Jersey Girl Design/www.jerseygirl–design.com

  • In any post you release online, try as much as possible to include:

    • Cover/ Bookmark/Postcard/Event Banner/etc. designed by Jersey Girl Design | www.jerseygirl–design.com

 

 

SECTION G. – PRIVACY

  1. Jersey Girl Design takes any data we receive from you as an author, publishing house, or company into value and protect it to the best of our capability.

  2. In compliance towards the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), of the European Union, all information from clients such as Authors and Publishing Houses who fill out forms (Book covers, Interior Formatting, Premades, etc.) will only be used and retained for the following purposes:

  • Invoicing

  • Design Brainstorming Sessions

  • Booking Reconfirmation

  • Marketing of clients work

  • Article/Blog Post features

 

  • SECTION G.1. – CONSENT

By continuing to use our services and products, you have given us your consent to use the information we received based on the forms you filled out for the purposes identified above.

 

  • SECTION G.2. – DISCLOSURE

Jersey Girl Design will not pass on your personal information and date to any third party without first obtaining your consent to do so.

 

 

SECTION H. – MISCELLANEOUS

  • SECTION H.1. – PRINT COVERS

Jersey Girl Design does not design print covers for e-books that were not designed by the Company.

 

  • SECTION H.2. – RAW EDITABLE FILES

Raw editable files of book covers and interior design projects are available at double or triple the original price of the project if your publisher requires it.

 

  • SECTION H.3. – CANCELLATIONS

Cancellations are entertained for free only if they were made prior to any brainstorming, mockups, and preliminary designs. If a project is canceled after brainstorming, mockups, and/or preliminary designs. The client must pay a cancellation fee between $30 – $100 depending on how much work and time has been put in prior to the cancellation.

Updated as of 9/18.
All terms and conditions are automatically agreed upon once a project date is set.
Copy of these terms can be requested at any time by client.