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Order Cancellation Policy

Order that are cancelled are subject to a cancellation fee based on the current production status of your job. The fees are as follows:

  • $10.00PRIOR to a proof being sent.
  • $25.00AFTER a proof being sent, but PRIOR to customer approval.
  • NO REFUND — There will be no refunds of any kind AFTER a job has been approved.

ALL REFUNDS WILL BE IN THE FORM OF IN-HOUSE CREDIT!

Other Fees

Jobs may be subject to other fees as follows:

  • $10.00 — Additional Epson proofs ( per 8.5″ X 11″, per side ).
  • $100.00/hour — Approved artwork alterations; 1/2 hour minimum.
  • $10.00 — Re-RIP of any file. (Multi-page products like catalogs subject to higher rates)
  • $5.00 — PDF proof on Business Card jobs.

This is not an exhaustive list; other fees may be incurred in special circumstances.

General Information

Any original media (discs, pictures, slides, proofs, etc.) are non-returnable and become our property unless pre-arrangements are made. Preferred file type is Adobe PDF. Acceptable applications for Mac & PC include (but are not limited to) Quark Xpress, Adobe PageMaker, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe PDF. Additional charges may apply if furnished media are incompatible with our software. We cannot guarantee consistent results if files are generated by other applications like Microsoft Publisher. For best results, all rasterized files should be converted to CYMK. All fonts must be included or embedded. Images must be flattened with CMYK in TIFF or EPS format. Proofs will be e-mailed or shipped out within 24 hours of receipt of files and order form. Turnaround time begins after receipt of final proof approval. Final approval will only be accepted in written format. No verbal approvals will be accepted. Job is considered complete if within +/- 5%. Quoted prices do not include any shipping, handling or sales taxes (if applicable). Prices subject to change without notice. All jobs require payment in full upon acceptance of order. Unless other payment terms have been previously arranged and account is up to date, your credit card will be charged upon placement of order.

Customer Supplied Proofs

For each job, the customer may be required to supply a color hardcopy proof of their job when placing their order. If the job is two-sided, folds or binds (like brochures and catalogs), then a working model (mockup) of the job is required to indicate backup, page orientation, folding, binding and page order/assignment. We are not responsible for any such errors if a working model is not provided prior to proofing. We are also not responsible for any and all errors in the customer’s printing job if the “OK to Print” has been submitted.

Color Proof Accuracy

Please note that although color proofs supplied to the customer are highly calibrated and very accurate, they cannot match the final printed product 100%. This is due to the fact that proofs are created in a different way than the printed piece (ink, paper stock, registration, line screens, etc.) Also note that the customer proof may not closely match our proofs or the printed piece either for the same reasons, and because the customer supplied proofs are not calibrated to our presses.

Right Of Refusal

We reserve the right to refuse service or products to any person or organization.

Turnaround Time

Although we make every possible effort to turn jobs around in the estimated times offered, your job may require more time due to unforeseeable or uncontrollable circumstances or finishing services added onto the job. We will not credit customers if a job runs past the estimated turnaround time. TURNAROUND TIMES ARE AN ESTIMATE, NOT A GUARANTEE!

Information & Content You Submit to Us

By submitting any solicited or unsolicited information using our Website, you grant to us and our affiliates an irrevocable and unrestricted license to use, modify, reproduce, transmit, display and distribute such materials, information, suggestions, ideas or comments for any purpose whatsoever, to the extent permitted by law.

We are not responsible for the content you provide to us. Specifically, we are not responsible for any content that violates trademark, copyright, or other intellectual property rights, including but not limited to the use of a union bug. We are not a union shop and are not authorized to print materials with a union bug. If you submit content with a union bug, we will not print any such content if the union bug is observed during our quality control process. Jobs that violate this union bug policy will automatically forfeit monies collected. Refunds, credits, or partial refunds will be at the sole discretion of our company.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us harmless, its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries and suppliers from any liability, loss, claim and expense (including attorneys’ reasonable fees) related to your violation of this Agreement. You specifically agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us harmless from any and all claims arising from the improper use of trademark, copyright, or other protected material, including but not limited to the use of a union bug.

Author

  • Managing Partner of HMG Creative, father of two, runner, ping pong master, P90X extremist, now living in Austin Texas after 11 years in sunny San Diego, CA. Follow him on twitter @HMGCreative