Terms and Conditions

1. Introduction

Welcome to Love Container Homes (“the Firm”). By engaging with Love Container Homes, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to these comprehensive terms and conditions as stated below, which constitute a legally binding agreement between you, “the client” or “the user”, and Love Container Homes. These comprehensive terms outline the scope of services we provide, our limitations, and the rights and responsibilities of both parties engage in the enterprise.

2. Amendment

Love Container Homes reserves the right to amend or update any terms and conditions outlined in this agreement without prior notice to any stakeholder. Such amendments may be made to accommodate changes in industry regulations, business practices, or other relevant factors. The updated terms will be effective upon posting on our website, and we encourage clients to review these terms regularly for any changes.

3. Jurisdiction

This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of India. Any dispute arising from or related to the use of our services, the interpretation of these terms, or any aspect of this agreement shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the courts located within India. The parties agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located within Ujjain (MP), India for the purpose of resolving any dispute or litigation arising from or related to this agreement.

4. Services and Scope of Work

Love Container Homes specializes in providing architectural design services for shipping container building structures. Our team of creative designers and engineers are dedicated to turn your vision into reality. However, it is essential to note that there are certain limitations to the scope of services that we offer:

4.1  Structural Drawings: We do not prepare structural drawings. Our focus is primarily on the architectural aspects of the project, including spatial design, aesthetics, interior layout, and overall functionality.

4.2  Structural Assistance: Love Container Homes does not offer structural assistance. Clients are responsible for seeking structural engineering services at their own cost from licensed professionals locally, as required by local building codes and regulations.

4.3  Site Visits: We do not conduct site visits or site supervision whatsoever. Our design process is based on the information and details provided by the client regarding the site conditions and constraints.

4.4  Architectural Stamps: Love Container Homes has licensed architects/engineers, but they may not be registered in your area; hence, we do not provide architectural stamps or signature on the final drawings set. Clients must engage a local licensed professional for this purpose.

4.5  Permitting Assistance: We do not offer any assistance in the permitting process. It is the client’s responsibility to coordinate with their contractor or other professionals to obtain necessary permits and approvals for the construction.

5. Intellectual Property

5.1 All designs, plans, drawings, and other intellectual property developed by Love Container Homes during the course of a client’s project remain an exclusive property of the Firm.

5.2 Only once the client has fulfilled the payment obligations to Love Container Homes for the services received, he will receive a non-exclusive license to use the completed design solely for use at the specified project address and for intended purpose only.

5.3 Love Container Homes shall always reserve for itself the ownership as well as reproduction and distribution rights for every design that it produces.

5.4  Any unauthorized reproduction, distribution, or use of our intellectual property without explicit written consent from Love Container Homes is strictly prohibited and may result in legal action.

5.5  Plans and designs created for a client by Love Container Homes may be used by the firm for portfolio and commercial purposes without any explicit oral or written permission from the client. The Firm assures its clients that any such usage will be done with utmost professionalism and sensitivity to maintain the confidentiality and privacy of the client.

6. Confidentiality

6.1  Both the parties, Love Container Homes and the client, agree to treat all the information as confidential that is shared during and after the project duration. The Firm will not disclose any identifiable personal information to any third parties without a written consent from the client, except where required by law or for the proper execution of the project.

6.2  The parties shall take all reasonable measures and precautions to prevent the unauthorized disclosure of the confidential information. This includes, but is not limited to, implementing physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect such information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.

6.3  All confidential information remains the property of the disclosing party, and the receiving party shall have no rights, title, or interest in or to the confidential information, except for the limited purpose of fulfilling the obligations under this agreement or when required by the law.

7. Payment Terms

7.1  The client shall pay Love Container Homes for the services received as specified as per the project proposal or the quotation document. Payment terms and schedule will be provided in the project proposal, via email, or the quotation document.

7.2  Payment for each invoice shall be due within the specified number of days from the date of issuance. The client shall ensure that payments are made promptly and reach Love Container Homes within the designated timeframe.

7.3  Love Container Homes accepts payments through various methods, including direct bank transfer, Wire transfer, credit cards, debit cards, or other electronic payment systems. The client shall use the specified payment method(s) agreed upon in the project proposal, discussion emails or quotation document.

7.4  Love Container Homes may require an upfront deposit to commence work on the project. Subsequent payments shall be made according to the agreed-upon milestones or project stages.

7.5  Please note that our fees cover the architectural design services only and do not include costs associated with structural engineering, site visits, stamping, permitting, or other additional services. Any additional expenses incurred by Love Container Homes with an aim to properly execute a client’s project shall be reimbursed by the client upon submission of valid receipts by Love Container Homes.

7.6  In the event of late payment, the client shall be liable to pay late payment charges as outlined in the project proposal or quotation document. Love Container Homes reserves the right to suspend or delay further work on the project until outstanding payments are settled.

7.7  Until all outstanding payments are made in full, Love Container Homes reserves the right to withhold the delivery of any complete or partially complete designs, drawings, plans, or other deliverables pertaining to the project.

7.8  Love Container Homes shall treat all payment information provided by the Client as confidential and shall take appropriate measures to safeguard such information.

7.9  For the convenience of the client, Love Container Homes may offer the option of dividing the total project fee into payment installment. Installment schedule will be outlined in the email, project proposal or quotation document, indicating the specific amounts and due dates for each installment.

7.10  Each installment corresponds to a specific project phase or stage, or a part of project phase or stage, as defined in the project proposal or quotation document. Upon commencement of a project phase or a part of project phase, the full amount specified for that entire phase becomes payable, regardless of the amount of work that remains to be completed at any moment.

7.11  Once installment payment is made for a specific project phase, no partial refund or cancellation of subsequent invoice(s) related to that phase will be entertained. This policy ensures that project progress is continuous and maintains the integrity of the agreed-upon payment structure.

7.12  In the event that the client decides to decline or cancel the project after it has commenced, any installment payments made up to that point shall not be subject to partial or full refund or cancellation.

7.13  In the event of a payment default or failure to make a timely payment for any invoice, Love Container Homes retains the right to charge the Client’s credit card, as provided during the initial engagement, for the outstanding amount. The Client acknowledges and authorizes Love Container Homes to charge the specified credit card for the outstanding invoice amount, including any late payment fees or applicable charges, without the need for prior notification or consent.

8. Processing Charges

8.1  For certain payment methods, such as credit card or debit card transactions, a payment processing charge may apply. The payment processing charge is imposed by the payment gateway provider and is subject to their terms and conditions.

8.2  The Client must note payment processing charges may apply. These charges are imposed by the payment gateway provider and are subject to their terms and conditions. The client agrees to bear any applicable payment processing charges, and the total amount payable will include both the cost of the products or services and the relevant processing fees.

8.3  The exact payment processing charges will be clearly communicated to the client during the payment process, and the client will have the opportunity to review and accept these charges before proceeding with the payment.

8.4  By proceeding with the card transaction, the client acknowledges and accepts the payment processing charges. The Firm shall not be responsible for any additional fees or charges imposed by the bank, or any financial intermediary.

9. Changes and Revisions

We understand that design preferences may evolve during the course of a project. The client may request changes or revisions to the design, and we will do our best to accommodate these requests under following conditions:

9.1  Revisions encompass adjustments to layout, aesthetics, materials, and other design elements within the project scope. Love Container Homes reserves the right to dictate and interpret the scope of project.

9.2  Love Container Homes reserves the right to charge additional fees to the Client for changes or revisions that fall outside the initial project scope. We will ensure timely communication regarding any associated cost adjustments.

9.3  Extensive revisions may necessitate adjustments to the project scope. Our team shall communicate these changes comprehensively, detailing modifications to design elements, project phases, and associated costs to the client.

9.4  Client accepts that revisions to the designs and drawings are bound by certain limitations. These could include structural constraints, regulatory requirements, or conflicting design elements. Love Container Home is not responsible for complications arising out of revisions to the drawings requested by the client.

9.5  Clients are entitled to a certain number of revision rounds within reason. Client agrees to maintain a balance between design exploration and practicality. If the number of requested revisions significantly deviates from the project’s initial scope, additional fees and time may apply.

9.6  If a client exceeds the number of revision round stated in the project proposal, additional charges will apply to conduct any further revisions to the project.

10. Liability and Indemnification

10.1  The client acknowledges that the Firm’s liability is limited to the provision of architectural design services as agreed upon in the project proposal or quotation document. The Firm shall not be held liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages arising from the use or inability to use the architectural designs or related services.

10.2  The client agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Love Container Homes, its employees, agents, and affiliates from any claims, losses, liabilities, damages, costs, and expenses arising from the client’s use of the architectural designs, including but not limited to construction, remodeling, or other activities associated with the project.

10.3  In the event that a third party makes a claim against Love Container Homes arising from the client’s use of the architectural designs, the client shall assume full responsibility for defending the Firm against such claims, including any related costs, attorney fees, and damages.

10.4  The client acknowledges that Love Container Homes’ architectural designs are intended solely for the specified project’s intended purpose. Any unauthorized use, reproduction, distribution, or modification of the designs without explicit written consent from the Firm is strictly prohibited.

10.5  The client agrees to indemnify and hold Love Container Homes harmless from any claims, losses, or liabilities arising from the client’s use of the completed design, including but not limited to construction, remodeling, or other activities associated with the project.

10.6  The client bears responsibility for ensuring that the architectural designs comply with local building codes, regulations, and standards. The Firm shall not be liable for any violations, non-compliance, or legal issues arising from the client’s failure to adhere to such requirements.

10.7  By engaging with Love Container Homes for architectural design services, the client releases the Firm from any claims, demands, liabilities, or disputes arising from the use of the architectural designs or related services to the extent permitted by applicable law.

10.8  By engaging with Love Container Homes’ architectural design services, clients acknowledge and accept the terms and conditions outlined in this general liability and indemnification clause.

11. Delay and timeline

11.1  Love Container Homes is committed to delivering architectural design services within agreed-upon project timelines. These timelines are established based on the scope of work, project complexity, and client collaboration. However, it’s important to acknowledge that unforeseen factors may arise during the project that could impact these timelines.

11.2  The client understands that certain delays may occur due to factors beyond the Firm’s control. These include but are not limited to acts of God, natural disasters, labor strikes, supply chain disruptions, changes in project scope, regulatory approvals, or client-requested revisions.

11.3  In the event of a delay, the Firm is committed to prompt communication with the client. We will assess the situation, identify the cause of delay, and work collaboratively to make necessary adjustments to the project timeline, if feasible. The client’s agrees to be understanding and cooperative under such circumstances.

11.4  If a delay occurs due to factors beyond the Firm’s control, the project timeline may be extended to accommodate the unforeseen circumstances. Love Container Homes will provide the client with an updated timeline reflecting the revised completion date.

11.5  Love Container Homes shall not be held liable for any delays caused by force majeure events, including but not limited to acts of God, natural disasters, or unforeseen circumstances that are beyond the Firm’s control.

11.6  The client acknowledges that Love Container Homes shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages arising from project delays, including financial losses or reputational impacts.

11.7  By engaging with Love Container Homes’ architectural design services, clients acknowledge and accept the terms and conditions outlined in this general delay and timeline clause.

11.8  If the client’s lack of response causes a project to remain inactive for fifteen consecutive days (the “Inactive Period”), Love Container Homes reserves the right to consider the project as temporarily suspended.

11.9  In the event of project suspension due to client inactivity, a resumption fee will be charged to reactivate the project. This fee covers the time, resources, and efforts required to review and reinstate the project’s status.

11.10  The resumption fee will be calculated based on the project’s complexity, the duration of inactivity, and any additional work required to reacquaint the team with the project’s details. Clients will be notified in writing about the potential application of a resumption fee due to project inactivity. The notification will include the fee amount, rationale, and instructions for proceeding.

11.11  Love Container Homes’ policy dictates that if the client does not respond and project activity remains suspended during the Inactive Period, no refund will be provided for any payments made towards the project.

11.12  The client grants Love Container Homes the authorization to charge the client’s card for any outstanding payments, fees, or resumption charges that may become to the client’s prolonged inactivity.

11.13  By engaging with Love Container Homes’ architectural design services, the client acknowledges and accepts the potential application of a resumption fee for extended project inactivity as specified in this clause.

12. Refund

12.1  Love Container Homes offers architectural design services tailored to each client’s unique project requirements. Due to the personalized nature of these services, refunds for architectural services are possible.

12.2  Love Container Homes reserves the ultimate right and authority to make final determinations regarding refund requests for architectural services and ecommerce purchases. This authority extends to evaluating the eligibility of refund claims, the nature of circumstances leading to the request, and the applicability of our refund policy.

12.3  By engaging with Love Container Homes’ architectural design services and ecommerce platform, the client acknowledges and respects the final decision authority held by the Firm regarding refunds. If the client has any questions or concerns regarding this clause, they are welcome to discuss them with Love Container Homes.

12.4  The initial consultation fee, if applicable, is non-refundable. This fee covers the time and expertise provided during the preliminary discussions and evaluation of the project’s feasibility.

12.5  The Client agrees that all payments made towards invoices or installments for architectural services provided by Love Container Homes are non-refundable, irrespective of the amount of work that remains to be completed on the project.

12.6  Clients engaging in our architectural services acknowledge and agree that once an invoice or installment payment is made, it is considered non-refundable and cannot be returned or reimbursed, regardless of the project’s progress or completion status.

13. Conclusion

By engaging with Love Container Homes’ architectural design services and/or making purchases through our ecommerce platform, the client acknowledges, understands, and accepts the entirety of these Terms and Conditions as outlined in this agreement. These Terms and Conditions constitute a legally binding agreement between Love Container Homes and the client, governing the rights, responsibilities, and obligations of both parties throughout the engagement. The client’s engagement signifies their commitment to collaborate in a transparent, respectful, and professional manner. Love Container Homes looks forward to embarking on a creative and collaborative journey to bring architectural dreams to life. If there are any questions, concerns, or special considerations, we welcome clients to contact us for further assistance and clarification.