Terms and Conditions

At FantasyCoverDesign.com we value our clients and are excited to deliver a final product they are thrilled with! 

 

To accomplish this, we want to make the entire design process as enjoyable as possible. Below you will find our terms and conditions, which allow us to ensure the process is smooth sailing for all. 

 

If you ever have any questions, or would like to request an individualized contract catered to your specific book cover design, please contact us below. 

COVER DESIGN SERVICES

  1. FantasyCoverDesign.com designs premium and professional e-book and print covers for authors and publishers across the world.

  2. FantasyCoverDesign.com’s fee (starting at $349, unless quoted otherwise from FantasyCoverDesign.com) for the design of a book cover includes the following:

  • One cover design concept based on the client’s design brief and unlimited revisions to that concept (within reason).

  • Finalized, premium ebook cover designed to fit client specifications and genre.

  • Finalized, premium paperback cover designed to fit client specifications and genre.

  • Banner image sized for use on social media.

  • 3D mock-ups of the cover with both transparent and white backgrounds.

  1. Any additional files or materials may be purchased for an additional cost. Please find the list of pricing below (unless quoted otherwise from FantasyCoverDesign.com):

  • Additional cover design concept: $50/concept

  • Additional revisions: $30/revision round

  • Additional Paperback cover for Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP): $50

  • Additional Paperback cover for IngramSpark (KDP): $50

  • Hardcover (KDP): $60

  • Hardcover with Dust Jacket (IngramSpark): $70

  • Audiobook cover: $40

  • Kindle Vella cover: $40

  • Social media kit (includes 10 digital assets): $75

  • Text-editable photoshop file: $50

 

PAYMENT

  1. The client agrees to pay an initial deposit of half (50%) the total cost before work will begin on the project. The remaining balance is due upon approval of final book cover design.

  2. FantasyCoverDesign.com will not release finished files to the client (or other parties at the request of the client) until final payment has been received. The final payment is also considered final approval of the project, and this contract will be considered fulfilled and thus, terminated, upon payment.

  3. Once the final design has been delivered to the client, FantasyCoverDesign.com retains the right to use the client’s final book cover design, name, and book title in its portfolio and to market and promote its services.

  4. If the client would like FantasyCoverDesign.com to withhold the use of the cover in its promotional material until the release date of the novel, it is the responsibility of the client to submit the request to FantasyCoverDesign.com.

 

CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY

  1. The client may cancel a project at any time by providing written notice to FantasyCoverDesign.com. Refunds are subject to the following policy:

  • If the project is cancelled outside of one week (7 days) prior to the project start date, the contract will be considered cancelled and the client will receive a full refund minus any service fees from the payment provider (PayPal). 

  • If the project is cancelled within one week (7 days) of the project start date, the client agrees to forfeit 25% of the project’s total sum (half of the 50% deposit).

  • If the project is cancelled by the client on or after the project’s scheduled start date, the client agrees to forfeit 50% of the project’s total sum (the entire 50% deposit) to cover resources and time taken during the project up the point of cancellation.

  • If the project is cancelled by the client once the final file has been approved, the client agrees to forfeit 100% of the project’s total sum. 

2. FantasyCoverDesign.com reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel a project at any time and will refund all fees paid.

3. In the case of any cancellation from any party, all designs already created by FantasyCoverDesign.com must be destroyed by the client. The client will retain no rights to the design.

 

CLIENT RESPONSIBILITIES & DESIGN ATTRIBUTION

  1. The client is fully responsible for proofing the delivered book cover design and requesting revisions.

  2. If the client has purchased any kind of print design, FantasyCoverDesign.com strongly recommends that the client request a proof copy from their printer prior to ordering copies and/or publishing.

  3. The client is responsible for ensuring proper design attribution. FantasyCoverDesign.com requires that a cover design credit appear in the client’s book, either on the copyright page or the back cover. Credit must appear as such: “Cover design by Keylin Rivers at FantasyCoverDesign.com.”

 

CONFIDENTIALITY

  1. All client information and materials are considered confidential. Anything provided by the client will only be used by FantasyCoverDesign.com to provide a quote or to complete a project.

  2. Unless otherwise directed by the client, client information will not be shared with any third parties.

 

DESIGN OWNERSHIP RIGHTS

  1. Upon receipt of full payment, FantasyCoverDesign.com grants the client exclusive license to use the final book cover design.

  2. The client understands that they do not have the right to alter the final cover design in any way. Text edits may be made by the client only if the client has purchased the text editable file and owns the corresponding font licenses.

  3. If the client desires any alterations to the final cover, they will contact FantasyCoverDesign.com. Additional fees for alterations may apply.

 

STOCK IMAGES

  1. Purchases of royalty-free stock images for use in the book cover design from depositphotos.com or shutterstock.com are included in FantasyCoverDesign.com’s services (specific image requests may be subject to additional charges/fees).

  2. Licenses from depositphotos.com or shutterstock.com include unlimited use of the stock images for ebook covers and up to 500,000 print units. For books with a print run of over 500,000 additional licensing fees apply (approximately $100-$200 per stock image).

  3. The client agrees to abide by the license agreements from FantasyCoverDesign.com’s third party image providers (https://www.shutterstock.com/license and https://depositphotos.com/license.html).

  4. Stock images can only be used as part of the book cover design.

  5. If the client supplies FantasyCoverDesign.com with any materials to include in the cover (fonts, images, etc.) the client will secure the appropriate rights to use the materials before directing FantasyCoverDesign.com to incorporate them into the design.

  6. Should any dispute arise involving materials the client provides, the client assumes full legal and financial responsibility.

 

LIABILITY

  1. FantasyCoverDesign.com is not liable for any errors or losses of any kind that may arise from using the book cover design.