I (Client) agree to pay Dave’s Computers (DC) to repair, analyze and troubleshoot my computer software at a rate of $125 hr.
1st Hour billed at $125, then billed at 15 minute increments
Payment is due prior to the remote call/workshop/house visit.
- Payment of one hour or more may be secured using a credit card pre-authorized using Paypal prior to the support call.
- Billing starts at the time of the appointment. Missed/cancelled appointments will be billed one full hour if not canceled within 24 hours.
Although DC will endeavor to conduct all activities in a timely manner, I understand that troubleshooting issues may be a time-consuming process and agree to pay DC for troubleshooting time as necessary.
DC will install any free programs that you grant permission/ask us to install, while we always try to do our best with the installations, some free programs do not work on all computer systems. If we install a free program for you and you have problems with it, we will uninstall it, but will not give continued free support on the product. Regular bill rates apply.
I also certify that I will indemnify and hold harmless DC for any and all data or software that may be lost or erased, as well as for any consequence of the erasure or loss of that data or software. Although DC will take every precaution to preserve all data and software on the computer, I acknowledge that occasionally data loss will occur and/or software operation may be compromised.
Virus Removals: I also certify that I will indemnify and hold harmless and will pay for added support to DC for any software repairs necessary after a virus has been detected and removed off a computer. Viruses in a computer can cause many problems, we cannot control what or how the virus affected the computer before our removal.
We have a 7 day guarantee on our virus/malware removals. If within 7 days you suspect you have an instance returning, please call us immediately. If after 7 days and you have a returned infection, we will discuss what AV products you purchased and decide on the best level of support. There is no guarantee or warranty that a virus will never get through any product either purchase by Dave’s Computers or any other brand you buy online or off the shelf.
Confidentiality Agreement: Any private information stored on your computer or viewed by our computer repair technicians during a remote support call will be held confidential unless required by law. Due to the requirements of the repair, if approved by you, the client…we will back up your data to insure it’s integrity. This is done to ensure that a customer has all the files they need when a computer is returned after a restore. During a remote support call, the data is always backed up to the clients computer or external hard drive. We do not back up the data on Dave’s Computers servers. If requested, we will destroy any copies of your data immediately after the repair is complete. If requested, we will hold your data for 30 days. Any private or personal information provided to Dave’s Computers will be kept confidential.