TERMS OF SERVICE
THE WORD WENCH EDITING SERVICES
1. Acceptance of Service Agreement
1.1 Contracting the services of The Word Wench Editing Services implies acknowledgment and acceptance of the company’s service agreement as detailed in this document.
2. Rights & Confidentiality
2.1 The copyright, together with all publishing rights, in the Work shall remain the property of the Author. The Word Wench Editing Services acquires no rights of ownership to the Work under this agreement.
2.2 This project and any information, whether oral or written, disclosed by the Client will be kept confidential at all times.
3. Delivery of Work
3.1 The Author will complete all payments for services selected in advance, and will deliver the Work in Word.doc format by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Payments & Refunds
4.1 Payment for all services must be Paypal in advance.
4.2 All payments made by the Author to The Word Wench Editing Services are refundable until the date the Author delivers the Work to The Word Wench Editing Services or the date of commencement of the selected services. After The Word Wench Editing Services has commenced any services, all fees are non-refundable.
5.1 The Word Wench Editing Services’ responsibility is to offer advice and suggestions to the Author on how to improve a publication, and to notify the Author of any legally questionable material as soon as it is discovered. While The Word Wench Editing Services will make every effort to bring such material to the attention of the Author, the Author agrees to indemnify The Word Wench Editing Services from any and all claims, including legal fees, arising out of any alleged defamation or copyright infringement committed by the Author in creating the work.
6. Termination of Agreement
6.1 Either party has the authority to terminate the Agreement at any time, without cause, by giving the other party fourteen (14) days written notice.
7. Requests for Re-editing
7.1 Clients agree to resolve any questions, concerns or disputes regarding the quality of their completed editorial services by formally submitting a written request for a re-edit. This request for a re-edit must specifically outline all questions, concerns and/or possible editorial errors or omissions so that The Word Wench Editing Services may clearly address, respond and/or correct the areas of concern on the Client’s behalf as quickly and professionally as possible.
7.2 Clients request for a review and re-edit applies only to their original text and will be edited according to their original written instructions. Corrections consist of any grammar, spelling, punctuation, editorial changes, or possible mistakes within the final edited work returned to the client by The Word Wench Editing Services . Thus, it does not include any additional re-editing, changes, additions or alterations made by the Author/Client after delivery of services. (That would create a new document and require a new editing project to be ordered.)
8. Submitting Manuscripts
8.1 Clients agree to provide the first three chapters to The Word Wench Editing Services so that The Word Wench Editing Services may assess the level of editing required.
8.2 In the event that Clients do not submit a three chapter sample, and a previous quote has been provided by The Word Wench Editing Services , once the Client’s ms has been submitted, The Word Wench Editing Services reserves the right to increase the level of edit required and will provide an invoice based on the level of editing required.
8.3 The Client reserves the right to terminate the agreement once The Word Wench Editing Services has made initial contact identifying the edit change. In this event, The Word Wench Editing Services will delete the partially edited manuscript.
9.1 An extensive edit is based on revison amount and therefore the amount of editing time required to complete a content edit. Based on the first three chapters, an extensive edit rate will be given if the edit percentage (%) rate is greater than 8% in relation to total word count. If, post edit, the % total is lower than predicted, The Word Wench Editing Services are happy to refund the difference if requested by the author. The rate for an extensive edit is US$0.0050 per word.
10.1 The Author agrees to acknowledge the editing work, in their online or printed published work, of The Word Wench Editing Services.