Here, you should clearly outline the ownership of intellectual property rights, specifying that upon full payment, all rights to the website design, including code, graphics, and content, will be transferred to the client.
All design concepts, graphics, code, and content developed by [Sender.Company] ("Design Company") for the website project described herein shall be considered as "Work Product." Unless otherwise expressly stipulated in writing, all work products created during the project shall remain the exclusive property of [Sender.Company] until after the receipt of full payment for the project. Upon full payment, ownership of the work product shall be transferred to the client, [Client.Company] ("Client").
License and Usage Rights
Upon full payment and without limitation, [Sender.Company] grants [Client.Company] an exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free license to use, modify, and display the work product for the purpose of the website. This license extends to the website's design, layout, graphics, and code but does not grant ownership of the [Sender.Company] proprietary tools, software, or processes used in the creation of the work product.
If [Sender.Company] incorporates third-party materials, such as stock images or software components, into the work product, the client acknowledges that the ownership and licensing of such materials are subject to the terms and conditions of the respective third-party providers. The client is responsible for adhering to any licensing or usage restrictions imposed by these third-party providers.
Both parties agree to maintain strict confidentiality regarding any proprietary or confidential information disclosed during the course of this project, including but not limited to trade secrets, business strategies, and client data.