Web & Software Development

Terms & Conditions of Trade - Provision of Software and Internet Application Development.

The terms and conditions in this policy document govern the provision of services in the development of software or internet enabled applications and is an extension to the Central Information Systems Terms and Conditions of Trade


The supply of Internet Application & Software Development services by Central Information Systems Pty Limited (“we” or “us” or “our”) to all its customers (“you”) is offered only and exclusively on the Central Information Systems Terms and Conditions of Trade and the following additional terms and conditions where by if any of the following terms and conditions conflict with our standard Terms and Conditions of Trade agreement the following terms and conditions of trade will supersede those in the Terms and Conditions of Trade policy document. By requesting, ordering or otherwise permitting us to perform development services for you, you hereby accept irrevocably and unconditionally our offer without derogation or qualification.

  1. Quotations and Estimates

    All quotations and estimates provided by Central Information Systems for software development are valid for a period of 30 days from date of issue. Quotations not accepted within this timeframe must be re‐issued. All quotations are required to be accepted using the supplied Quotation Acceptance Form and returned to Central Information Systems within the 30 day period from date of issuance. Estimates may be provided by Central Information Systems to offer the client a guide on the projected costing of a project prior to any discovery or research for said project. All estimates will be clearly marked as such and are not an indication of the exact final cost to develop the application.All estimates will need to be formalised to a quotation or invoice before acceptance by either party as the final cost of the application.
  2. Payment Terms

    All quotations provided by Central Information Systems, require a 25% deposit upon acceptance, unless otherwise stated in writing.Unless prior arrangement has been made, payments are strictly net 14 days from the date of invoice.Any cost arising from payment clearings or transaction charges are solely the responsibility of the client and will be charged as such.Central Information Systems will only commence work on the quoted application once any deposited funds have cleared.
  3. Residency Requirements

    Minimum requirements for where the completed application will reside, will be provided on all Central Information Systems quotations.The quoted cost on an Central Information Systems quotation is only valid if the minimum residency requirements are met or exceeded for said quotation.Central Information Systems can provide, as an additional service, a package that will meet the stated requirements. The package offered will provide the most streamlined and cost‐effective installation of the quoted application.If an Central Information Systems package is not used to host the completed application, Central Information Systems will not be liable for any additional time or resources, above and beyond that already included in the quotation, required to get the completed application installed where the client has asked it to reside.Central Information Systems will bill any additional time and or resources, above and beyond that already included in the quotation, required to get the completed application installed on the clients host at $120 exclusive of any Taxes per hour.
  4. Intellectual Property

    Unless specified all quotations provided by Central Information Systems, do not include any source code license.All source code and associated intellectual property relating to said source code, developed by Central Information Systems, solely remains the property of Central Information Systems, except where specific code license has been issued to the client and said issuance has been indicated in writing from Central Information Systems. Any alteration, reverse engineering, or manipulation of any kind on the code, compiled or otherwise, created by Central Information Systems for the quoted application may be a breach of trademark and copyright laws. If said breach is confirmed, penalties will apply under the relevant acts.Any costs incurred by Central Information Systems for third party code license required to complete the quoted application are the responsibility of the client and will be solely borne by the client. Any such third party code license will be attached to the existing Central Information Systems code license for the quoted application.
  5. Cancellations

    Should the client wish to cancel acceptance of the quotation, Central Information Systems will invoice the client for any work completed to date, as a percentage of the total work involved.The client must advise Central Information Systems in writing of the request not to proceed with work.
  6. Content

    Clients are required to ensure that the content of the application being quoted adheres to all the current Australian legislation regarding publication.The client shall further indemnify Central Information Systems in respect of any claims, costs and expenses that may arise from any material included within the quoted application by Central Information Systems at the client’s request.Central Information Systems reserves the right not to include any material supplied by the client within the quoted application if Central Information Systems deems said material inappropriate or offensive.Central Information Systems will not populate the application with the final content unless said content is delivered to Central Information Systems in digital format prior to commencement of work. Said content, if available, will be used for testing purposes and may not be formatted how the client requires it. If content is not available mock placeholder content will be used.
  7. Permissions and Copyrights

    The client will obtain all necessary permissions and authorities with respect to the use of all copy, graphics, logos, names and trademarks and any other material supplied by the client to Central Information Systems.Supply of said material by the client to Central Information Systems shall be regarded as a guarantee from the client that all such permissions and authorities have been sought and obtained for said material.No responsibility will be accepted by Central Information Systems for damages or losses incurred by the client from the use of material for which permission or authority has not been obtained.
  8. Errors and Liabilities

    Central Information Systems will pursue due care to ensure applications create by Central Information Systems are free of errors.Central Information Systems will correct any errors made by Central Information Systems staff in the undertaking of the quoted application before the application has been signed off as completed. Central Information Systems does not accept responsibility for losses or damage arising from errors within any application. Central Information Systems does not accept responsibility for errors, damages, losses or additional costs that relate to third party products that Central Information Systems may require completing the quoted application.
  9. Alterations

    Any alterations requested by the client after development has begun will incur extra development and regression testing time. Dependent upon the alteration or change requested an average of 1 day extra development time per alteration should be allowed for. The 1 day average may not be indicative of the time required and can be extended commensurate of the time involved to implement said changes.Central Information Systems will not accept responsibility for any alterations performed by the client or any third party which may cause or induce errors within the quoted application.If Central Information Systems are required to correct said alterations or errors resulting from said alterations, induced, injected or otherwise caused by parties other than Central Information Systems, the client will be charged at the hourly rate that is current for Central Information Systems at the time said errors are to be fixed.
  10. Completion of Work

    All timeframes offered by Central Information Systems to the client are estimates. The intrinsic nature of software development and its intricacies do not offer Central Information Systems the luxury of defining definite timeframes.Central Information Systems will endeavour to complete all work within the estimated timeframes discussed with the client in the quotation. However, Central Information Systems will not be liable for any penalties, monies or hardships otherwise incurred by the client if the application cannot be delivered within the estimated timeframe.Central Information Systems will not release the quoted application unless all payments have been met under the obligations of the quotation or work agreement.If Central Information Systems does not have control over the residence (see Residency Requirements) where the finished work will reside then full payment must be made prior to said work being released by Central Information Systems.The quoted application remains the property of Central Information Systems Software until all obligations have been met for release of said application to the client.If Central Information Systems is working as a third party to another company, said company is responsible in meeting the obligations for release of the quote application to their client.The final product delivered will be referenced back to the original project scope documentation in any case where the client feels the final product does not meet their requested requirements, this document will act as the guide to confirm that the original requests have been met.Within the scope of these Terms and Conditions and any documents accompanying these Terms and Conditions;Application and quoted application refers to the product that is being quoted or referenced to within the quotation, estimate or invoice.Client refers to the person or body that is referenced within the quotation, estimate or invoice as being the requestor of said document or a representative of the requestor acting on their behalf.Third party product refers to any code, product, library or reference that is not solely created by Central Information Systems or representatives of Central Information Systems.Code and source code refers to any programmatic files that Central Information Systems need, create, use or require during the course of developing the quoted application.Residency is the term used for where the developed application will reside once completed, this could be, but not limited to; a web server, in‐house server, external server, or client desktop computer.