Terms & Conditions

a) Prices listed on this web site include 2 proofs e-mailed to you for the ordered product. Additional charges will apply for proofs beyond the second proof (errors made by McCarthy Signs Co. Ltd. not included) and/or for one corrected photograph.
b) Prices shown are only product prices. Your total order price will include the set-up charges (if applicable), product price and applicable shipping costs and taxes.
c) McCarthy Signs reserves the right to alter prices, terms and conditions of sale at any time at its' sole discretion and without prior notice.

Order Approval
We require your approval for the proof and layout before we print your order. We encourage you to thoroughly review your layout before submission. We are not liable for errors in the following items, but not limited to: Spelling, graphics, colours, bleeds, grammar, fonts, punctuation, cuts, and finished product size.

Customer Content
We refuse orders with offensive, indecent or improper material. We will refuse an order, which in our opinion may be illegal in nature or an infringement on the rights of any third party. You accept full legal liability for the content of material processed and printed on your behalf and under your instructions. We reserve the right to refuse an order without disclosing a reason.

Limitation of Liability
You agree that in no event shall we or our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, business partners or employees, be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages of any kind, or for any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether or not we have been advised of possibility of the damage, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of the site or of failure to provide services that you order from us or our affiliates, including without limitation, damages arising from mistake, omission, virus, delay, or interruption of service. You also acknowledge that in no event shall we be liable or responsible for any damages or consequences arising from or related to your inappropriate or unauthorized use of the site or its content.

You agree to indemnify and hold us and our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, business partners or employees harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of content you submit, or transmit through our site.
By using our site, you are representing that you have full rights to use the copy, design, and images in your piece without infringing the intellectual property rights of third parties.

Color Proofing and Matching
We are not liable for color matching or ink density on screen proofs that you approve. Screen proofs will predict design layout, text accuracy, image proportion and placement, but not color or density.
Colors may vary on different computer monitor and printers due to set-up of your equipments there for final print may not look the same as you see on your equipments.

We will try our best to match the gradient density of each color. We are not liable for the final appearance of a color.

Order Cancellation
You may cancel an order as long as we have not completed any work for that order. We will charge you a $50 cancellation fee in addition to any fees charged for proofs or samples and administrative fees, if applicable.
However, you cannot cancel an order if the order has been sent to production for printing, the ordered item has been printed, manufactured, the order is already packaged, the order is en route to you, or the order has been delivered.

Returns and Refunds
All sales are final since we customize each order according to your request. We give no refunds or credit but if we verify that we made an error, we will re-run your order.
You must notify us within 24 hours from delivery about any defects and receive an authorization # in order to return any items. to receive the replacement, you must return 100% of the defective order within 15 days (at your own expense) from delivery.

Order Shipping and Delivery
We will always act to make sure that any production difficulties do not delay delivery schedules. You agree not to hold us liable for delays in shipment caused by weather conditions, shipping company delays, international customs issues or any other circumstances beyond our control.
We do not guarantee delivery dates since we calculate our shipment and delivery dates based upon estimates provided by our shippers. Your order may arrive late due to unforeseen delays in delivery service, the breakdown of equipment, illness, etc.

We do our best at using appropriate packing materials and cannot accept responsibility for damage caused buy the carrier. All claims for damage must be reported to the carrier immediately and filed with the carrier by the customer.  If you so desire, you can request insurance and we will calculate the cost and coordinate payment with you.

Customer Supplied Incorrect Address
We can re-ship an order due to an error you made in submitting the proper shipping address but we will charge an additional shipping fee.

Terms of Sale
We require each order to be fully paid, including shipping and handling fees, if applicable, before we complete an order. We will not start working on a print/sign job until we receive the full payment.
If you place your orders on a Saturday or Sunday, we will start working on your job the following Monday.

Turnaround Times
The estimated production turnaround time is 7 business days from the date when all proofs are approved.
Production would start when all of the following are met: all print-ready artwork is uploaded, full payment is received, when the proof is approved online through customer's account, by email, by fax or by phone. For orders where a hard copy proof has been requested, the signed proof should be received by McCarthy Signs on or before the cut-off time.

Production turnaround for orders and/or proofs that are approved after 9:00 am EST is counted starting the next business day.

Note that transit time for shipping is always additional to production turnaround and it is therefore advised that this be taken into consideration upon placing the order.

While we exercise due diligence to meet your target finished date, unforeseen delays in delivery services, breakdown of equipments, illness, inclement weather, large volume orders and other occurrences may impact our ability to meet the deadline.

We keep orders for pick-up for 30 days from the agreed date of pick-up. We will consider orders abandoned that are left at our office for more than 30 days and we will recycle these orders.

Changing Files Once Sent to Press/Production
We do not allow changes to artwork, job characteristics, or turnaround time once we receive your approved proof and your print job has been sent to production.

We can entertain complaints regarding your order as long as you inform us within 24 hours upon delivery of your order.

HST Sales Tax
We charge sales tax to orders we receive from within Canada unless you are tax exempt. If you are tax exempt, you need to send or fax to us your tax exemption certificate.