Terms and Conditions
The following terms and conditions are included in all contracts with Content First.
Research will be accepted as workload permits.
Cost estimates are developed according to the pricing list on the previous page.These
estimates are available in advance and budget limits will be honored.
Modifications to the original Research Agreement description must be in writing and are
subject to additional charges.
A deposit of half the total costs are required for all research projects.
Invoices are to be paid NET 30 days of the invoice date. Overdue accounts will be assessed
a monthly finance charge of 8%.
If any part of the project is canceled or postponed prior to completion, the client agrees
to pay for all expenses and hours incurred to that point, within 30 days of invoicing.
Any research data downloaded and stored on magnetic medium by Content First during the
project may be erased 30 days after completion of the project or the last billing date,
whichever is later. Source of all research material will be documented for informational
and copyright reasons.
All material obtained is for research purposes only and is subject to the conditions and
restrictions as stated in the U.S. Copyright and Intellectual Property Laws.
Content First respects the confidentiality of all client transactions. Materials,
conversations, actions, plans and all other business-related activities shared by the
client with any Content First employees will be kept in the strictest confidence. All
research is performed in an ethical manner and in accordance with the Codes of Ethics
published by the Association of Independent
Independent Contract Status
Both parties agree that Content First is an independent contractor. This agreement is not
an employment agreement, nor does it constitute a joint venture or partnership between
Content First and the client.
Content First will make every reasonable effort to assure the accuarcy of data and
research provided to clients. However, Content First accepts no liability for inaccuracies
that may occur. The client agrees and understands that Content First is not responsible
for either special, consequential, or any other damages arising out of its research, or
the client's reliance on the information gathered. Content First's liability is limited
solely to the cost of the services provided.
Receipt of a signed Research Agreement or statement of work confirms that Content First
has been contracted by the client and the client agrees to adhere to all terms and
conditions as outlined in this document.