Website Development Contract with Related Software

Website Development Agreement (+ Provision of Related Software)


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This Website Development Agreement is designed to be used in situations where a client already operates a website and is now seeking further development. This development agreement is particularly useful where the web developer will be creating a website tool kit for the client. Under this agreement, the contractor assigns all right, title and interest in the design, tool kit, web pages and other relevant content to the client.

This document has been updated to include references to a final project acceptance form. It has also been given a broader range of applicability by replacing references to “the Company” with references to “the Client”.

In a web development transaction, this template should constitute the main agreement between the client and contractor. The project as a whole can be supported by further documents such as a project specification, a project proposal, and forms for project milestones, project acceptance, and project release.

Optional clauses/phrases are enclosed in square brackets.

This Web Development Agreement (+ Provision of Related Software) contains the following clauses:

1. Definitions
2. Interpretation
3. Principal Duties of the Supplier
4. Project Management
5. Principal Duties of the Customer
6. Variations
7. Delivery and Acceptance
8. Price and Payment
9. Intellectual Property Rights
10. Warranties
11. Intellectual Property Rights Indemnity
12. Confidentiality
13. Liability
14. Termination
15. Non-Solicitation of Staff
16. Assignment
17. Force Majeure
18. Dispute Resolution
19. Waiver
20. Invalidity
21. Remedies
22. Notices
23. Entire Agreement
24. Announcements
25. Relationship of the Parties
26. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
27. Exclusion of Third Party Rights

and the following Schedules:

1. The Specification
2. Contact Details
3. Price and Terms of Payment
4. Project Team
5. The Development Programme

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