Will buying a contract from Contract Domain save me time and money?
Yes, because you are provided with a professionally prepared contract template at a fraction of the price charged by legal firms. You also get the form of contract immediately. Typically, you would have to wait for many days and sometimes weeks for a legal firm to deliver a first draft of an equivalent contract form.
What and who are the contracts for?
The contracts have been prepared to cover a broad range of business transactions. They are useful for suppliers or customers who want to commence negotiations quickly but do not have in-house legal staff and cannot wait for their external lawyers to prepare a draft contract. Lawyers looking for a precedent contract to supply to their own clients will also find them useful.
Who has developed the contracts?
The contracts have been developed by qualified lawyers with many years of experience in advising suppliers and customers throughout the world. See the About Us tab on this website.
What countries are the contracts suitable for use in?
Contract Domain has developed the contracts so that they are adaptable for use in any country where English is the language used for commercial contracting. Our contracts aim to address the usual business issues that the parties should agree on for completeness. They also allow the parties to choose which jurisdiction’s law will govern the contract. Our contract documents are intended to provide you with a quick and affordable means of commencing discussions with the parties you wish to contract with. Because there may be peculiar laws applying in the jurisdiction that you operate in, we advise that you have your intended contracts reviewed by qualified legal practitioners in that jurisdiction prior to signing them.
How will I receive my contract?
Immediately after your credit card payment is made, you will receive an automatically generated email containing a link that will enable you to download the contract to your computer.
How can I be sure that my credit card details will be safeguarded?
Your credit card details are processed to our bank through a secure payment gateway provided by e-Way. SSL certificates are used to encrypt credit card details while passing them through the gateway. We cannot view and do not hold records of your credit card details.
What are the system requirements to use a contract from Contract Domain?
The contracts are provide as a Word document and can be operated on any computer that has Microsoft Word installed, including Apple Macs. Because the contracts are provided in Word format, there is no need to learn any new techniques to navigate through the document. You simply navigate, edit and save the document as you would with any Word document.
My Company uses Microsoft Word 2003 however may at some stage upgrade to Microsoft Word 2007. Will I be able to open and edit Contract Domain Contracts?
Yes, Contract Domain will provide all contracts in Microsoft Word version 2003 with a “.doc” file extension, to ensure Word users will be able to open and edit the contract. This includes Word 97-2004. For Microsoft 2007 users the contract may open in Compatibility Mode depending on the set up of your computer. Users then have the flexibility to change the file extension to reflect their environment and those that they need to share the contract with. Refer to Microsoft or Apple for further details on document compatibility.
Do I need to download any proprietary software from Contract Domain?
No, there is no need for you download any software from Contract Domain as the contracts are provided in Word format.
Do I need to prepare the contract on Contract Domain’s web server?
No. Unlike some other suppliers of contract forms and templates, we do not require you to be connected online to our web server to enable you to use the contracts. This means you have complete flexibility to prepare the contracts in your own time on your own computer. As such, you are not at the mercy of a third party’s server which may be experiencing downtime or running slowly. It also means that details of your confidential business dealings are not held on computers not controlled by you and that you can’t be prevented from re-using the form of contract for other transactions.
The other party with whom I am intending to contract is notorious for requiring detailed changes to clauses in contracts. What flexibility do I have to make changes?
The contracts are provided in Word format and enable you to change any part of the document as agreed by you and the other party.
Once I have a Contract Domain Contract, is there a limit to the number of times I can use the contract?
There is no limit to the number of times the contracts can be used.
How will I know what changes are required to complete the contract?
Each contract comes with detailed instructions for completion. The instructions enable you to insert the required information that is applicable to your individual situation.
I have an Apple Mac, will I still be able to use access and modify the contract templates?
Yes. Our contrats and legal documents are provided in a format that can be used on an Apple Mac system. All our documents have been tested to ensure they will work in a Mac environment.
I have a small IT business and wish to save money on legal services. Do you have contracts or legal agreements that will suit the IT industry?
As you will see from our Contract list, a number of our contracts have been especially designed for the IT industry. The contracts can be used for small IT projects through to larger installations.