The following Terms of Service, which include the Privacy Policy, IP Policy, and any guideline, policy or content displayed on the Website, are a legally binding contractual agreement between you (“User, “you,” “your”) and Worklizard (“worklizard.com,” “we,” “us”) (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Terms of Service”). By visiting or using the services available from the domain and sub-domains of www.worklizard.com (the “Website”), you agree to be legally bound by these Terms of Service. We reserve the right to revise these Terms of Service and all linked information from time to time in our sole discretion by updating this posting or any linked information. Unless otherwise provided in such revision, the revised terms will take effect when they are posted.

OVERVIEW AND DEFINITIONS

Worklizard.com is an online marketplace that enables employers and job-seekers to search for and enter into work transactions with one another (both collectively termed as, “Registered Users”). The Website contains features that enable Job-seekers and Employers to do, among other things, the following:

Employers: Create Accounts and make profiles, post projects, search for employees, communicate with applicants, negotiate with applicants, hire applicants, and leave feedbacks for applicants.

Members (Job-seekers or Applicants): Create profiles, advertise capabilities, submit CVs or quotes, negotiate with employers, obtain jobs and feedback from employers.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. Terms

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

2. Use License

Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Worklizard’s web site for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not: modify or copy the materials; use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);  attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Worklizard’s web site; remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Worklizard at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on Worklizard’s web site are provided “as is”. Worklizard makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Worklizard does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall Worklizard or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Worklizard’s Internet site, even if Worklizard or a Worklizard authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on Worklizard’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Worklizard does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Worklizard may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Worklizard does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

Worklizard has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Worklizard of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

Worklizard may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

REGISTRATION, ACCOUNTS AND TERMINATION

REGISTRATION

A. Eligibility. To access our Services through our Website, you must be a legal entity, or an individual of eighteen (18) years of age or older who can form legally binding contracts. The website is open to and can be accessed by everyone on the internet for free, both with or without being a registered user (member).  However, being a Registered User of the website is being recommended as it gives you more privilege in terms of project/job search, virtual visibility and joining a worldwide circle of professionals on the internet.

To become a Registered User, you must accept all of the terms and conditions in, incorporated by reference in, and linked to, these Terms of Service. By becoming a Registered User, you agree to: (1) abide by the Terms of Service and the processes, procedures, and guidelines described throughout the Website; (2) be responsible for your use of the Website from searching to getting awarded job propositions; and (3) perform your obligations as specified by any project agreement that you accept, unless such obligations are prohibited by law or by the Terms of Service. Worklizard.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse, suspend, or terminate Services to anyone.

B. Accounts and Profiles.

General. Once you have registered with the Website as a Registered User (Member), the Website will create your Account with Worklizard.com and associate it with an account number.

Username and Password. During registration, you will be asked to choose a username and password for the Account. As a Registered User, you agree and you are entirely responsible to safeguard and maintain the confidentiality of the username and password you use to access this Website. You authorize Worklizard.com to assume that any person using the Website with your username and password is you or is authorized to act for you. You agree to notify us immediately if you suspect any unauthorized use of the Account.

Membership. Worklizard.com provides Registered Users several different membership options. Upon registration, you automatically become categorized as a member under the free subscription. In the Subscription section of our website, you will see the features available to free members as well as the upgrades that you can get should you prefer. The availability of these membership options is dependent upon (a) the Registered User’s status as an Employer or a Freelancer (b) the selections made during registration, (c) any subsequent upgrades or downgrades of membership options after registration.

Employers. All Employers have the membership benefits described here. Note, membership benefits may change from time to time at the sole discretion of Worklizard.com and upon reasonable notice posted in advance on the Website.

Job-seekers (Applicants). Job-seekers can choose from different membership options. The options and differences between these options are listed here.

Fees. We reserve the right to change membership fees at the sole discretion of Worklizard.com and upon reasonable notice posted in advance on the Website. No refunds of membership fees, bids or skill tests already paid will be given. If we exercise our right to cancel a membership as provided under these Terms of Service, at any time, we will not refund the membership fee already paid.

RELATIONSHIPS

A. Employer and Job-seekers/Applicants.

1. Project/Jobs Awarded. Worklizard.com is only a platform both for applicants and employers. The application and hiring process are solely between the Employer and the Applicant.

2. Independence. Employer and Applicant each acknowledges and agrees that the nature of their relationship is based on the nature of the jobs being filled by the employers.  The Applicant shall perform service in accordance with the demand of the awarded job, be it  a partnership, joint venture, agency, or employer-employee relationship between the Applicant and Employer.  Worklizard.com has no part, in any way, on the contracts being made between the employer and applicants.

B. Registered Users and Worklizard.com

1. General. Worklizard.com is not a party to the dealing, contracting and fulfillment of any Project between an Employer and an Applicant. Worklizard.com has no control over and does not guarantee the quality, safety or legality of any services performed or deliverables created, advertised, the truth or accuracy of project listings, the qualifications, background, or abilities of Registered Users, the ability of Applicants to perform services, the ability of Employers to hire and pay for services, or that an Employer or Applicant can or will actually complete a Project. Worklizard.com is not responsible for and will not control the manner in which a Applicant works and is not involved in the hiring, firing, discipline or working conditions of the Applicants.

2. Third-Party Platform. Employer and Applicant appoint Worklizard.com as a third-party platform and further agree it has the right to take such actions with respect to their Accounts, including without limitation, suspension, termination, or any other legal actions, as Worklizard.com in its sole discretion deems necessary to protect the value, reputation, and goodwill of the Website.

3. Agency. These Terms of Service and any registration for or subsequent use of this Website by any user or Registered User will not be construed as creating or implying any relationship of agency, franchise, partnership or joint venture between you and Worklizard.com, except and solely to the extent expressly stated.

4. Taxes. Registered Users are responsible for payment and reporting of any taxes. Worklizard.com is not obligated to determine the applicability of any taxes or to remit, collect or report any such applicable taxes concerning the Applicant or the Employer.

WORKLIZARD.COM FEES

A. Membership Fee. Membership to Worklizard.com is free upon initial registration.  Both Employers and Applicants can choose various membership programs to subscribe which can be viewed on our Subscription page.

1. Premium Member. Upon registration as a premium member, you will be given a month (30 days) of free trial for the service where you will be able to use all the features and get acquainted with the system. Any fees intended for Premium Membership will be charged at the start of the month following the 30 day trial.

2. Premium + Membership. Premium + Membership has no free trial. Fees will be charged upon registration.

We reserve the right to change membership fees that may be charged by Worklizard.com at any time, at the sole discretion of Worklizard.com and upon reasonable notice posted in advance on the Website. No refunds of fees already paid will be given. If we exercise our right to cancel a membership as provided under these Terms of Service, at any time, we will not refund the membership fee already paid.

TERM; TERMINATION AND SUSPENSION

A. Any termination of an Account will automatically lead to the termination of all related profiles.

B. Without limiting our other remedies, we may issue a warning, or temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend or terminate your Account, and refuse to provide any or all services to you if: (1) you breach the letter or spirit of any terms and conditions of these Terms of Service or the linked policies and information incorporated herein by reference, including our written policies and procedures posted on the Website; (2) we are unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide to us; or (3) we believe in our sole discretion that your actions may cause legal liability for you, our Registered Users or for Worklizard.com or are contrary to the interests of the Website. Once indefinitely suspended or terminated, you must not continue to use the Website under the same Account, a different Account, or register under a new Account.

C. When your Account is terminated for any reason, you may no longer have access to data, messages, files and other material you keep on the Website. The material may be deleted along with all your previous posts and proposals.

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO THE USE OF THE WEBSITE

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.

We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.

We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.

We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.

Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.

We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

We keep contact form submissions for a 14 day period after a contact form message has been generated by a visitor for customer service purposes, but we do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We use Google analytics to track visitors of Worklizard.com in an effort to further learn how to improve the website and gather more focused content.

Who we share your data with

To further improve the service of Worklizard.com, we’ve inserted some third-party services to enhance both content and security of Worklizard. Although we try our best not to share your data with anyone, the following services might store your visits and/or data:

Stripe.com (For purchases in the Worklizard Shop)
Google.com (For Google Analytics)
Cloudflare.com (For the Cloudflare Analytics and security)

How long we retain your data

Any customer purchase records in the Worklizard shop is held for a time period of 10 years. Our analytic records are stored for a year and our contact form entries for 6 months.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their login username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact information

Do you have any concerns regarding your privacy, would you like help erasing your account or export your personal data, or do you have any legal concerns on Worklizard.com? Drop us a line through our contact form on our contact page.

How we protect your data

We’ve taken extensive methods in use to safeguard your personal data and experience on Worklizard.com. We use SSL encryption (HTTPS), Firewalls, Scans, community flagging methods.

What data breach procedures we have in place
In the unfortunate incident Worklizard.com’s servers or website should be data breached, either potential or real, we have a multitude of reporting systems and contact mechanisms ready to be used. Besides homepage encryption, the use of third-party services such as Cloudflare and Wordfence are deployed to have a 24/7 monitoring system is in place to ensure safety.

What third parties we receive data from
We receive data from Wordfence, a security plugin.