Terms of Service
This TaskBasis Participation Agreement (the “Agreement“) is a binding agreement between you and TaskBasis and its affiliates (“TaskBasis,” “we“, “us“, or “our“) regarding your access to and use of the TaskBasis platform (together with associated products and services, the “Site“). This Agreement consists of the terms and conditions below.
By accessing (including by automated means) or registering for the Site, you accept this Agreement and represent that you are at least 18 years old and have authority to bind yourself or the company you represent to this Agreement.
For purposes of this Agreement, “Tasks” mean any service or task that a Site participant requests or performs on or through the Site, Site participants who perform Tasks are “Freelancers“, and Site participants who request Tasks are “Clients“. References to “you” and “your” in this Agreement may apply to either Freelancer or Client, or both.
When you register for the Site, you must provide complete and accurate information and ensure that such information (as well as any additional information we may require to, among other things, verify your identity) is complete, accurate, and up-to-date at all times.
Passwords and Account Use. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy and security of your password, and any use or action taken under your account. If your password is compromised, you must change your password. You may not permit any other person or entity to request or perform Tasks using your account. If you believe there is an error or unauthorized transaction or activity associated with your account, contact us immediately.
3. TaskBasis’ Role
The Site is a venue for Clients to request and for Freelancers to perform Tasks. Our employees will be reviewing the tasks to ensure no mistakes.
We have control over the quality, safety, or legality of Tasks or consideration for Tasks, the ability of to perform Tasks to Clients’ satisfaction.
4. Your use
Clients. As a Client, you agree that: (i) you will interact with Workers in a professional and courteous manner, and accurately describe your Tasks; (ii) you may not have Workers perform Tasks through venues other than the Site (unless expressly permitted by us in a policy posted on the Site); (iii) payment will be made by PayPal and be paid to Freelancers once the Task is reviewed; (iv) payment is not refundable; (v) you will not reject Tasks performed by Workers without good cause; (vi) you understand that our pricing may vary in the future, and agree to pay the fees posted on the Site at the moment of the purchase
Freelancer. As a Freelancer, you agree that: (i) you will interact with Clients in a professional and courteous manner, and provide reasonably requested information in connection with your performance of Tasks; (ii) you will use your human intelligence and independent judgment to perform Tasks in a competent and workmanlike manner; (iii) you will not use robots, scripts, or other automated methods as a substitute for your human intelligence or independent judgment to perform Tasks; (iv) you will supply complete and accurate information for all Tasks you perform; (v) you will not perform Tasks through venues other than the Site (unless expressly permitted by us in a policy posted on the Site); (vi) the Tasks you perform may be rejected for good cause and any payment obligations owing to you will be cancelled if rejected; and (vii) if you are not a resident or citizen of the United States, you will perform all Tasks outside of the United States.
Work for Hire. Any work product from Tasks you perform as a Freelancer is a “work made for hire” for the benefit of the Client, and you (i) agree that all ownership rights, including all intellectual property rights, will vest with that Client immediately upon your performance of those Tasks, and (ii) waive all moral or other proprietary rights that you may have in that work product. To the extent any ownership rights do not vest in the Client under applicable law, you hereby assign or exclusively grant (without the right to any compensation) all right, title, and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in that work product to that Client.
Reporting. If you become aware of a participant violating this Agreement or otherwise disrupting the operation of the Site, you may report that by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Independent Contractor. Freelancers perform Tasks for Clients in their personal capacity as an independent contractor and not as an employee of a Client or Taskbasis or our affiliates. As a Freelancer, you agree that: (i) you are responsible for and will comply with all applicable laws and registration requirements, including those applicable to independent contractors and maximum working hours regulations; (ii) this Agreement does not create an association, joint venture, partnership, franchise, or employer/employee relationship between you and Clients, or you and TaskBasis or our affiliates; (iii) you will not represent yourself as an employee or agent of a Client or TaskBasis or our affiliates; (iv) you will not be entitled to any of the benefits that a Client or TaskBasis or our affiliates may make available to its employees, such as vacation pay, sick leave, and insurance programs, including group health insurance or retirement benefits; and (v) you are not eligible to recover worker’s compensation benefits in the event of injury. As a Client, you will not engage a Worker in any way that may jeopardize that Worker’s status as an independent contractor performing Tasks for you. Neither TaskBasis or our affiliates has any duty or obligation in respect of Tasks other than those expressly set forth in this Agreement.
5. Taxes Freelancers
You agree that it is your responsibility to determine any and all taxes and duties, including without limitation, sales, use, transfer, value added, and other taxes or duties assessed, incurred or required to be collected, or paid for any reason in connection with any request for, or performance of Tasks, or your use of the Site, or otherwise in connection with any action, inaction or omission of you or any affiliate of yours, or any of your or their respective employees, agents, contractors or representatives (“Taxes“) and to collect, withhold, report, and remit correct Taxes to the appropriate tax authority, and to otherwise be responsible for the collection and payment of any and all Taxes. WE MAY WITHHOLD AND REPORT ON PAYMENTS TO WORKERS TO TAXING AUTHORITIES. YOU AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO DETERMINE WHETHER TAXES APPLY AND WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE TO COLLECT OR REMIT ANY TAXES ARISING FROM ANY TRANSACTION.
We may amend this Terms of Service from time to time. When we amend this page we will place a note on our Site or we may contact you. You must agree to the amendments as a condition of your continued use of our Site and Service. If you do not agree, you must immediately cease using our Site and Service and notify us of your refusal to agree by e-mailing us at email@example.com.