SECTION A. – COPYRIGHT
● SECTION A.1. - RIGHTS TO QAMBER DESIGNS AND MEDIA/NAJLA QAMBER DESIGNS
All designs/artwork by Qamber Designs and Media/Najla Qamber Designs are copyrighted. Qamber Designs and Media/Najla Qamber Designs 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.
Qamber Designs and Media/Najla Qamber Designs 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
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, albums, and books 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.
The client is not permitted to take ebook covers designed by Qamber Designs and Media/Najla Qamber Designs and have another entity design the print/spread.
SECTION B. - PAYMENT
Qamber Designs and Media/Najla Qamber Designs has the right to change design prices without prior notice.
● SECTION B.1. - PAYMENT METHOD
The client may pay in the following forms:
● PayPal (inclusive of eChecks)
● Western Union
● Wire Transfer (for invoices amounting to $500 and above ONLY)
The client must pay for any extra fees these methods may require. All design prices already include PayPal fees of service price x 4.9% + $.30. If the client chooses a different method and the fees already in the service price are not enough to cover the charges, the client will be required to pay the remainder.
SECTION C. - REFUND
● A percentage 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.
● 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
All $5 retail stock images and resources from stock sites like Depositphotos and Bigstock are included in the packages. Stock images from more expensive sites like iStockphoto or Shutterstock are extra minus the $5 covered in the package.
Exclusive stock photos from photographers and models tailored to meet clients' specific design needs are add-ons 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 Qamber Designs and Media/Najla Qamber Designs contacts a photographer to do a custom photo shoot for the book cover.
SECTION E. - DESIGN CHANGES
Each package has a limited number of changes that are stated in the package descriptions on www.qamberdesignsandmedia.com / www.najlaqamberdesigns.com. If the cover exceeds the change limit, the project will automatically be upgraded to the next package. If the changes are too small to be upgraded to the next package, then you will be charged $8-$35 for each extra change depending on its complexity. For example, a font change with a few more adjustments is $8; creating a whole new version from scratch is $35 per version, etc.
SECTION F. - ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
By hiring Qamber Designs and Media/Najla Qamber Designs and using the final design, the client agrees to credit the company in the following ways either inside the acknowledgments page of the book, album or on the website of the business or blog. If custom stock images were used, the client is also required to include the photographers and/or the models in either the back of the book/album (to be added by Qamber Designs and Media/Najla Qamber Designs), the copyright page or acknowledgments.
● For Books & Album Covers:
○ Cover designed by Qamber Designs and Media/Najla Qamber Designs
● For Websites and Blogs:
○ Layout designed by Qamber Designs and Media/Najla Qamber Designs
● For Logos and other designs:
In any post you release online, try as much as possible to include:
www.qamberdesignsandmedia.com / www.najlaqamberdesigns.com
SECTION G. – PRIVACY
We at Qamber Designs and Media take any data we receive from you as an author, publishing house, or company into value and protect it to the best of our capability.
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 up our sign-up forms (Book covers, Interior Formatting, Logos, Premades, etc.) will only be used and retained for the following purposes:
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.
Qamber Designs and Media/Najla Qamber Designs/Qamber Kids 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
Qamber Designs and Media/Najla Qamber Designs does not design print covers for ebooks that were not designed by the Company.
● SECTION H.2. - RAW EDITABLE FILES
Raw editable files of book covers and album covers are available at double or triple the original price of a cover only if your publisher or record label 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.
v4 - Revised 3/6/18