The following notes constitute summaries of A Little Research’s policies intended for quick reference only. For a detailed legal agreement relating to A Little Research’s standard service, please refer to the full Terms and Conditions. A Little Research will consider other agreements on a case-by-case basis; please contact me if you would like to discuss other arrangements.

Intellectual Property

Clients and their agents may retain and use reports completed by A Little Research as they see fit but may not re-publish reports in whole or in part except by prior arrangement. A Little Research retains the right to use completed reports for its own purposes including re-publication.

Payment

Literature searches. Payment is due within seven days of an invoice being issued to the client. The report will be delivered to the client within two business days of payment being received.

Literature reviews. A Little Research requests that clients make an up-front non-refundable payment of half the total fee before commencing work. The remainder of the fee is due within seven days of an invoice being issued to the client. The report will be delivered to the client within two business days of payment being received.

Other work. Payment schedules for other work will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis.

Client Confidentiality

A Little Research collects (i) contact details and (ii) business and engineering information related to the research to be carried out. A Little Research may use such information in carrying out the research requested by clients, including use of non-identified information as search terms in third-party databases, but will not otherwise transmit information obtained from a client to a third party without the explicit permission of that client. A Little Research may consider more specific Non-Disclosure Agreements proposed by clients on a case-by-case basis.