This is an important document which you must consider carefully when choosing whether to use the www.Joblagoon.com website at any time.
This Agreement was last modified on 23 March 2010.
THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBES THE TERMS ON WHICH JOB LAGOON OFFERS YOU ACCESS TO OUR SERVICES.
Acceptance of User Agreement
This user agreement (“User Agreement” or “Agreement”) is a contract between you and Job Lagoon. The Site is offered to you conditional on your acceptance of the User Agreement. Please review the terms and conditions set out below before using the Site. Your continued use of the Site after such time will signify your acceptance of this User Agreement.
This User Agreement and all policies and terms incorporated by reference constitute the entire agreement between you and Joblagoon.com as to its subject matter.
If you do not agree to any of these terms and conditions you should immediately cease to use the Site. Please note that we may close, suspend, or limit your access to your Joblagoon.com account (“Account”) or the Services provided by us on the Site (“Services”), and/or limit access to your funds if you carry out activities which are in contravention of this User Agreement and its associated policies incorporated by reference.
Amendment of User Agreement
Joblagoon.com may amend or modify this User Agreement in whole or in part from time to time, without notice, by posting an amended User Agreement on the Site or any linked information. Such updated version of the User Agreement will be effective at the time we post it.
Joblagoon.com offers its Services to its Users. We shall have absolute discretion as to whether or not we accept a particular applicant or site for participation in the service. The Site is available only to individuals or corporate entities who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, this Site are not available to persons under 18 years of age. If Users do not qualify, they cannot use any of Joblagoon.com’s Services including, but not limited to, those that require the User’s ability to form legally binding contracts. Each User is responsible for what occurs on their Account and must report any unauthorised use of their Account to us.
The terms “You”, “Your”, “User”, or “Users” refer to anyone accessing our Services or Site for any reason.
Joblagoon.com.s provides a venue to introduce Users who wish to provide professional services (“Freelancers”) and Users who seek such professional services (“Hirers”)(respectively or jointly as the “Parties” and individually as a “Party”). The Site enables Users to identify each other and work together online to complete, invoice and pay for projects.
3. LEGAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN YOU AND JOB LAGOON
Joblagoon.com reserves the right to terminate the participation of any User without reason but expressly including any User that Joblagoon.com judges to be in violation of the User Agreement. Without limiting the foregoing, Joblagoon.com may terminate the participation of a User if we think that they are creating problems, legal liabilities (actual or potential), infringing someone else.s intellectual property rights, engaging in fraudulent, immoral or illegal activities, or for other similar reasons.
3.2 Relationship between Users
The only parties to a project are the Freelancer and the Hirer. Upon the Hirer awarding a project to a Freelancer and the Freelancer.s acceptance of a project on the Site, the Hirer agrees to purchase, and the Freelancer agrees to deliver the Provider Services in accordance with the following agreements: (1) the User Agreement; and (2) the User Services Agreement between the Hirer and Freelancer available on the Site, as amended from time to time; (3) any other contractual provisions accepted by both the Freelancer and Hirer uploaded to the Site, to the extent not inconsistent with the User Agreement; and (4) the project terms as awarded and accepted on the Site, to the extent not inconsistent with the User Agreement.
You agree not to enter into any contractual provisions in conflict with the User Agreement. Any provision of a member contract in conflict with the User Agreement is void.
3.3 User Responsibilities
The responsibilities of the Freelancer and Hirer are set out in the Services Agreement between Freelancer and Hirer.
When you enter into a transaction you create a legally binding contract with another User, unless the transaction is prohibited by law or by this User Agreement.
You are responsible for ensuring that you comply with your obligations to other Users. If you do not, you may become liable to that User(s). You must ensure that you are aware of any domestic laws (including common law) international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations relevant to you as a Hirer or Freelancer, or in any other uses you make of the Site.
If another user breaches any obligation to you are solely responsible for enforcing any rights that you may have. For the avoidance of doubt, Joblagoon.com has no responsibility for enforcing any User rights.
3.4 No Insurance
Joblagoon.com does not offer any form of insurance or other Hirer or Service provider protection which will assist you, because our Site merely provides the online venue for Users to offer, sell, and buy professional services and we are not otherwise involved in the transactions and interactions between Hirers and Freelancers. However, some forms of payment permitted on the Site, such as PayPal or credit card, may offer limited buyer or seller protection or chargeback services and you should familiarise yourself with these before proceeding with a transaction of any kind through the Site.
Because user identification on the Internet is difficult, we cannot and does not confirm each User’s purported identity.
3.5 Independent Contractors
Each User acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between Users is that of independent contractors. Nothing in this User Agreement creates a partnership, joint venture, agency or employment relationship between: (1) Users; or (2) between us and any User.
3.6 Services offered by Joblagoon.com
Joblagoon.com offers a wide range of tools, content, products, services, benefits, and other resources on the Site of particular interest to freelancers and to enable freelancers to efficiently and cost effectively manage their careers, professions, and businesses. These Services are for use only under a non-exclusive, non-transferable, and non-assignable license under these terms and conditions of use. You do not have the right to copy, sell, or otherwise exploit for any commercial purpose the Services or content (in whole or in part), access to this service or use of this service.
Some of the Services offered at the Site may include feedback to questions by Users of this service and/or articles with original content and opinions. Use of this content or links to this content is at the User’s own risk. No warranty is made that the information is accurate or reliable and Joblagoon.com and its related entities, directors, officers and agents disclaim all liability and responsibility for any direct or indirect loss or damage you may suffer relying on anything contained in or omitted from this content.
The User understands and agrees to the following terms:
Our Site merely acts as an online venue to allow Users to offer and buy professional services. You acknowledge and agree that Joblagoon.com is not involved in the actual transaction between the Freelancers and Hirers. As a result, Joblagoon.com has no control over the quality or legality of the professional services provided by Users on our Site, or the ability of Freelancers to provide the services or the Hirers to pay for the services. We do not guarantee that a User will actually complete a transaction or act lawfully in using the Site.
Some of the content provided at the Site may relate to various subjects such as information pertaining to legal matters, financial matters, health matters, and other matters for which the content of is provided in an advisory nature. This information is provided solely for informational and general non-advisory purposes. If desired, Users should use their own efforts to confirm such information with a professional(s) in the pertinent field(s). All of the information that Joblagoon.com provides should not be considered professional, medical, legal, technical, or any other discipline-specific advice.
The Site is a dynamic time-sensitive web site. As such, the information on the Site will be changed frequently. It is possible that some information could be considered offensive, harmful, or inaccurate, and in some cases may be mislabeled or deceptively labeled accidentally by Joblagoon.com or accidentally or purposefully by a third-party, regardless of whether such third parties are with or without a legitimate business purpose.
Joblagoon.com provides unmonitored access to third-party content. Joblagoon.com is only acting as a venue and/or portal, and has no liability based on, or related to, the third-party content on this Site, whether arising under the laws of copyright or other intellectual property, defamation, libel, privacy, obscenity, or any other legal discipline. This web site may contain links to third-party web sites. Joblagoon.com does not control nor always review the web sites to which we link from the Site. Joblagoon.com, therefore, cannot endorse the content, products, services, practices, policies, or performance of the web sites we link to from the Site, and Users should not treat any link as such an endorsement or acceptance of veracity or value.
Joblagoon.com does not have the resources to nor does it undertake any obligation to, control, research, verify, validate, or approve the content that is received or viewed on its web site. Joblagoon.com expect that the User will undertake necessary activities and practices and will use caution and common sense when using Joblagoon.com for User’s Account.