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CONTENT PROVIDER AGREEMENT:

FOR WRITERS:

This is a content provider agreement by and between Scribes For You (www.scribesforyou.com), a Sole Proprietorship and hereinafter referred to as the "Sole Proprietorship" and between a Requester/Writer/Sole Proprietorship/Individual specified in the relevant fields filled out during the online registration process on the sole proprietorship's website and collectively or individually referred to as "Party".

The terms and conditions set out below limit the Sole Proprietorship's liability and obligations towards the Party. The Sole Proprietorship reserves the right to change, suspend or terminate the Party's access and use of the Sole Proprietorship's online website portal located in the URL www.scribesforyou.com. This agreement may be modified from time to time. You have to read the terms and conditions of the Content Provider Agreement whenever you access the platform. If you use the Scribes For You platform after the changes are made, it shall be deemed that you have read and accepted all the modifications. Your access and use of the Scribes For You platform is governed by terms of use, information and guidelines given on the site. The Party accepts that the entire agreement has been thoroughly read and understood before clicking on the "I Accept" button provided on the Registration page. Once the "I Accept" button has been clicked in acceptance, the Party has agreed to abide by all the rules and regulations stipulated by the Sole Proprietorship on its website or its future amendments.

RECITALS:

The Sole Proprietorship is in the business of providing writing services. It operates by providing a portal that connects those who desire to get content written to those who wish to write content.

Those who wish to get content written for their requirements shall be hereinafter referred to as "Requester". Those who wish to write for content requested shall be hereinafter referred to as "Writer". The use of the singular in "Requester" and "Writer" is used interchangeably with the plural and the meaning remains the same. The Requesters post content requests on the site and they are written, as per directions given, by the Writers.

The Writer understands that the Requester of the content may preview the Work which has been submitted by the Writer, based on the request by the Requester, prior to acceptance or rejection of the Work. The Writer will receive the agreed payment only on acceptance by the Requester. In case the Work is rejected by the Requester, the Writer will not be paid. For a Work accepted by a Requester, the Writer will be paid as per the provisions laid out in the Chapter governing "Payments". The Writer clearly understands that the Sole Proprietorship will grant a license to the Work only upon acceptance and payment to the Sole Proprietorship for the Work. The Sole Proprietorship shall in no way be held liable for any unauthorized use of the Work on the Sole Proprietorship platform.

The Writers/Requesters clearly understand that by checking and clicking on the "I Accept" button, and by using the Scribes For You platform in any manner, the Writers/Requesters have accepted the terms and conditions set out in this agreement in its entirety. If the Writers/Requesters do not agree with any or all of the terms and conditions set out in this agreement, then the Writers/Requesters may not use the platform of Scribes For You. If the Requester is agreeing to the terms and conditions of this agreement on behalf of a business, then the Requester warrants and admits that the Requester has the authority to act on behalf of the business and the Requesters acceptance binds the business to the terms and conditions of this agreement.

1. ELIGIBILITY:

a. The platform provided to Writers/Requesters by Scribes For You is available only to legal entities or individuals. Individuals should be at least 18 (Eighteen) years old on the date of registration and should be capable of forming a legally binding contract.
b. The Writers/Requesters shall not be eligible to use the Scribes For You platform in the event of the following:

I. If the Writer/Requester is a citizen of or resides in a country where such a platform is prohibited by any laws, regulations or decrees that are in force.
II. If the Writer/Requester is a citizen or resident of a country subject to US sanctions or embargoes.
III. If the Writer/Requester is an individual or business which has been employed or is associated in any way with an entity which is on the U.S Department of Commerce - Denied Persons or Entity List.
IV. If the Writer/Requester is an individual or business which has been employed or is associated in any way with an entity which is on the U.S Department of Treasury - Specially Designated Nationals or Blocked Persons Lists.
V. If the Writer/Requester is an individual or business which has been employed or is associated in any way with an entity which is on the U.S Department of State - Debarred Parties Lists or who is otherwise ineligible to receive items subject to U.S. export control laws and regulations.
VI. Any fugitive of US Laws and those wanted as per INTERPOLS red corner notices.

2. GENERAL OBLIGATIONS:

a. The Sole Proprietorship has created the Scribes For You platform as an online meeting place which puts Requesters and Writers in touch with each other for the purpose of getting content written for websites and/or other uses.
b. The Sole Proprietorship expects a high standard of behavior from users of this portal with respect to courtesy, respect and professionalism. No abusive behavior in any form will be tolerated.
c. The Sole Proprietorship reserves the right to expel or suspend a user from accessing or using the Scribes For You platform at the sole discretion of the Sole Proprietorship. The Sole Proprietorship's decision will be final and binding.
d. Some (but not all) of the reasons for suspending or expelling a user are as follows:

I. Use of abusive language while posting reviews or comments.
II. For making sexist or racist comments.
III. Requesting articles which incite hatred or violence against any person, institution, place or country.
IV. On the orders of a court of law.
V. For attempting to violate Copyright laws and regulations.
VI. Using or attempting to use the Scribes For You platform for illegal activities of any kind.

e. The Writer/Requester will be held legally responsible for damages suffered by other users in the event the Writer/Requester makes any legally actionable defamatory comments, libelous comments or offensive remarks, which are posted by the Writer/Requester, on the Scribes For You platform or site. The Sole Proprietorship accepts no legal responsibility whatsoever due to such actions on the part of a Writer/Requester.
f. The Sole Proprietorship will not be legally responsible for any works, remarks, information or any other content which the Writer posts or makes available on the Scribes For You platform or site. The Sole Proprietorship does not monitor, censor or check for accuracy or reliability of the content posted on the site. However, the Sole Proprietorship reserves the right to access, read and remove any material posted by the Writer for the following reasons:

I. The content posted may be removed if ordered by a court of law.
II. If the content is in violation of the terms and conditions of this agreement.
The Sole Proprietorship also reserves the right to suspend or terminate the registration of the Writer.

3. REGISTRATION AND TERMINATION:

a. The Writer/Requester must register with Scribes For You to open an account. Only after registration will a Writer/Requester be permitted to use the Scribes For You platform. Any user, whether and individual or business organization, is permitted toopen and operate only one account with Scribes For You. All information submitted at the time of registration must be true, accurate and complete in every respect.
b. All details provided to open the account must be accurate in all respects and should be verifiable. The Sole Proprietorship reserves the right to verify and ask for validation of any or all information submitted by the Writer/Requester. This may involve (but is not limited to) validation by one or more government/legal documents to establish identity. Failure or refusal to provide identity verification, when requested by the Sole Proprietorship, will entail suspension or cancellation of the account.
c. The Writer/Requester is responsible for maintaining the secrecy and security of the account. The Writer/Requester will create a password and the Writer/Requester agrees not to disclose it to any third party. The Writer/Requester is solely responsible for any act committed by anyone with whom the Writer/Requester shares the password. The Writer/Requester will not permit any third party to operate the account opened with Scribes For You.
d. This agreement comes into force from the time and date the registration process is over and the terms and conditions provided in this agreement are accepted by the Writer/Requester. The agreement can be terminated by the Sole Proprietorship or Writer/Requester, with or without assigning any cause, to become effective immediately upon written notice of termination being served on the other party. The notice of termination can be served by any means, including electronic, e mail etc.

4. WORK FOR HIRE:

a.The intellectual property rights, copyrights, patents, trade secrets, trademarks, service marks etc. are the sole and absolute property of the Sole Proprietorship and the Writer/Requester has no rights or claims over these at any point of time. Any work created by the Writer, as per the terms and conditions of this agreement, shall be treated as a 'Work for Hire', this phrase is defined as per the US Copyright laws. It shall be owned exclusively by the Sole Proprietorship and for its benefit only. The Sole Proprietorship shall be the sole author of the Work, the sole owner of all the rights, title and interest thereto in the work and intellectual property and shall inter alia include the following inalienable and exclusive rights as per Sec 17 U.S.C. 106 & 201 (b):

I. To reproduce the Work based on the above rights.
II. To prepare any derivative Works based on the above rights.
III. To distribute to the public any copies of the Works.
IV. To display the Work publicly, perform, or display it in any form of media, whether existing at present or hereafter known.

b. If, for any reason, the Work cannot be considered a 'Work for Hire' under Sec. 17 of U.S.C. 101 for any reason, then the Writer and Sole Proprietorship hereby agree that the following are assigned by the Writer to the Sole Proprietorship:

I. That the entire rights, title and interest in the Work and all the intellectual property contained therein.
II. The rights to register and/or review any aspect of the Work, in any form of media existing now or hereafter throughout the world.
III. All rights accruing under the Universal Copyright Convention and the Berne Convention shall and are hereby assigned by the Requester to the Sole Proprietorship.

c.The Writer hereby waives the following rights under Sec. 17 U.S.C. 106A:

I.Any statutory moral rights arising under the above act.
II.Any rights arising under U.S. federal or state laws.
III.Any rights arising in any other country or countries which convey rights of the same nature as specified under Sec. 17 U.S.C. 106A.
IV.Any other type of moral right that may apply to any or all aspects of the Work to any and all uses and applications where either the right of attribution or the right of integrity may be implied.
V.The Writer hereby agrees not to support, institute, maintain or authorize any lawsuit on the grounds that any Works produced or created, at present or in the future, by or under the authorization of the Sole Proprietorship, in any way constitutes an infringement of any right arising out of any law or statute in force, or a defamation or mutilation or any part thereof, or that it contains unauthorized variations, modifications, alterations, corrections, changes or translations.

5. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP AND WRITER:

a. It is understood by both parties, namely the Sole Proprietorship and Writer that the Writer is entering into this agreement, and will abide by the terms of this agreement in the capacity of an 'Independent Contractor'. Nothing contained in this agreement shall be construed as creating any other relationship between the Sole Proprietorship and Writer except as stated above. The relationship between the Sole Proprietorship and the Writer shall at all times be solely contractual in nature and no other relationship such as an employer - employee or otherwise is created.
b. The Writer agrees to provide all services required using the Writers own means and methods.
c. The Writer shall be solely and fully responsible for all the Writer's acts, including acts carried out by the Writer's agents, employees, subcontractors etc. while using the platform of Scribes For You for performance of services.
d.The Writer shall have no right to bind the Sole Proprietorship or transact any business in the Sole Proprietorship's name or on behalf of the Sole Proprietorship in any form or manner.
e.The Writer represents himself only as an Independent Contractor and shall not make any promise or claim on behalf of the Sole Proprietorship.
f.The Writer will be legally responsible in the event the Writer attempts to misuse the Sole Proprietorship's name in any manner.

6. REMUNERATION TO THE WRITER:

a. The Writer hereby agrees and acknowledges that payment for a Work is contingent on acceptance of the Work by the Requester. The Writer agrees that the Requester has full rights to accept or refuse the Work without assigning any reason. The Requester is required to notify the Sole Proprietorship if the Work has been accepted or rejected within 3 (three) days of such Work being submitted. The time period of acceptance of any Work can be extended or reduced, on the sole discretion of the Sole Proprietorship, with or without prior intimation, at any time. If the Requester does not accept or refuse the Work in the time span allotted, then the Requester is deemed to have accepted the Work and the payment will be made to the Writer.
b. The Writer will be paid 81% (eighty one percent) of the price paid for the Work by the Requester. Any taxes due will be deducted from this amount. If the Writer receives a special request for the Work, then the Writer will be paid 86% (eight six percent) of the price paid by the Requester. These rates shall be currently in force, but the Sole Proprietorship reserves the right to change the rates of payment without prior notice.
c. The Writer shall be paid using PayPal or any other similar service and the Writer hereby authorizes the Sole Proprietorship to make all payments using the services of PayPal or any other similar service. For Works that have been accepted by the Requester, the Writer at his option, will receive payment as per one of the schedules listed below:

I. Weekly - Every Wednesday.
II. Bi-weekly -- Every alternate Wednesday.
III. Monthly -- On the 6th or 26th of the month.
IV. When the amount credited in your account reaches a specified amount.
V. Payment on Request - Irrespective of the payment plan opted for, the Writer can make a request to the Sole Proprietorship for payment up to whatever amount is credited in the Writer's account. These payments will not affect the payment schedule opted for by the Writer and future transactions will be as per the original plan opted for by the Writer. However, a Writer is limited to only two such payments per year and is subject to the sole discretion of the Sole Proprietorship.

d. In case the day of payment falls on a holiday, then payment will be made on the next business day.
e. All PayPal or other such payment service charges have to be borne by the Writer.
f. The Sole Proprietorship reserves the right to change the payment schedule without prior notice to the Writer.

7. TAXES AND STATE LEVYS:

a. The Writer will be solely responsible to file corporate and/or individual income tax returns and to pay all taxes as per provisions of existing tax laws.
b. The Writer also agrees to the following:

I. The Writer will keep the Sole Proprietorship indemnified against any damages or expenses, including legal fees and expenses and/or any other expenses incurred by the Sole Proprietorship due to the Writer's failure to make required tax payments.
II. The Writer will be solely responsible for determining if the Sole Proprietorship is bound by applicable law, to remit to the appropriate authorities, any tax or charges applicable to such payments.
III. The Writer will be solely responsible to determine if the Sole Proprietorship is required by any applicable law to withhold any such payments hereunder and to inform the Sole Proprietorship of any such existing requirement. The Writer shall keep the Sole Proprietorship indemnified at all times for any requirement to pay any taxes which should have been withheld, by adjusting the amount against future payments or refunding to the Sole Proprietorship the relevant amount.
IV. The Writer agrees in the event of an audit of the Sole Proprietorship, to cooperate fully with the Sole Proprietorship and provide copies of the Writer's State and Federal Income Tax returns. The Writer also agrees to provide any other documents which may be reasonably requested for the purpose of the audit.

8. WRITER REPRESENTATION AND WARRANTIES:

a. The Writer, with respect to each work, represents and warrants the following:

I. The Writer owns all rights in or has acquired all needed rights to the Work.
II. The Work is the original work of authorship of the Writer and does not infringe the copyright, trademark, service mark, intellectual property rights and/or any legal right of any third party.
III. The information contained in the Work is not false, misleading or inaccurate.
IV. The Work does not violate any law.
V. The Work is not and may not reasonably construed to be defamatory, libelous, hateful, racially, religiously, ethnically or other otherwise biased or offensive, unlawfully threatening, unlawfully harassing to any individual, partnership, corporation or institution. The Writer also warrants that the contents are not vulgar, pornographic, obscene or prurient and does not invade the privacy of any third party.
VI.The Work does not contain any plagiarized material from a third party web site such as content, e mail addresses, contact information or phone number.
VII. That the Work does not contain any viruses, worms, spyware, malware, adware or any other potentially damaging programs or files.

b. The Writer represents and warrants that while performing any services pursuant to this Agreement, the Writer will be acting for the full benefit of the Sole Proprietorship.
c. The Writer also represents and warrants that neither the Writer nor any of its associates, employees, officers, directors or agents are a party to any non-compete agreements that are in force.
d.The Writer also represents and warrants that the Writer is under no obligation which is otherwise inconsistent with the provisions of this Agreement.
e.The Writer agrees to indemnify and hold the Sole Proprietorship and all it employees, officers, directors or agents harmless from any or all claims, suits, damages and expenses, which may include legal expenses, which arise out of any conflict of interest or obligation due to an existing agreement which the Writer may have.

9. ACCESS AND USE OF SCRIBESFORYOU PLATFORM:

a. The Writer has sole responsibility for obtaining and maintaining all equipment needed to access and use the Scribes For You platform. All charges relating to such equipment have to be borne by the Writer.
b. The Writer hereby agrees NOT to use the Scribes For You platform for the following:

I. In any manner that violates any local, state, national, foreign or international regulation, rule, statute, order, treaty or law.
II. To impersonate any person or entity or to misrepresent an affiliation with a person or entity.
III. To interrupt, disrupt, interfere, harm the Scribes For You platform, site; or any network connected to Scribes For You.

10. MODIFICATIONS/AMENDMENTS TO AGREEMENT:

a. The Sole Proprietorship reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to amend or modify the terms and conditions in this agreement, without advance notice to you. The amendments/modifications will be posted on the Site or made in compliance with any notice requirements set forth in the Agreement. If the amendments/modifications are not acceptable in part or full to the Writer, then the only recourse available to the Writer is to cease using the Scribes For You platform. If the Writer continues to use the Scribes For You platform, after any modifications/amendments have been posted on the site or after being provided with a notice, it shall be deemed that the Writer agrees to the amendments/modifications and is bound by them.
b. Except as stated above, no modification/amendment to this Agreement shall be binding on either party, unless it is in writing and accepted by both parties. For the purpose of this section is recognized that a written instrument shall also include means of communications such as e mail, electronic notices and also facsimiles and electronically transmitted .pdf versions of executed documents.

11. DISCLAIMERS:

It is clearly understood by all Parties that the Scribes For You platform is provided "As Is" with all faults and limitations. The entire risk of the quality and performance of the Scribes For You platform lies with the Scribes and Requesters. The Sole Proprietorship expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, with respect to the Scribes For You platform. This includes, but is not limited to, any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular use or purpose, title and non-infringement of intellectual property rights. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Sole Proprietorship makes no warranty that the Scribes For You platform will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, error or distortion free or that any defects in the Scribes For You platform will be corrected. The Sole Proprietorship makes no warranty as to the results obtained by using the Scribes For You platform. The Sole Proprietorship also does not warranty the reliability or accuracy of information obtained by using the Scribes For You platform. No advice or information, either oral or written, obtained by the Writer/Requester using the Scribes For You platform or from any of its subsidiaries, associates, suppliers or the directors, employees or agents from any or all such entities, shall create any warranty. The Sole Proprietorship disclaims all equitable indemnities.

12. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:

In no case will the Sole Proprietorship or any of its subsidiaries, associates, and suppliers be liable for any of the following:

a. Any indirect, special, consequential, punitive or exemplary damages.
b. Any damages whatsoever, in all cases is limited to a maximum of US$100 (United States One Hundred Dollars), which includes, without limitation, those resulting from loss of revenues, loss of profits, loss of goodwill, loss of use, business interruption or any other intangible losses, arising out of or in connection with this agreement and/or the use of the Scribes For You platform by the Writer/Requester, which includes without limitation use, inability to use, or the results of use of the Scribes For You platform, whether such damages are based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and even if the Sole Proprietorship or any of its subsidiaries, associates and suppliers has been informed (or should have known) of the possibility of incurring such damages.

13. EXLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS:

In some jurisdictions, the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for certain types of damages are not allowed. Accordingly, some of the above mentioned disclaimers and limitations may not be applicable to you. To this extent, the Sole Proprietorship's liability shall be the minimum permitted as per the applicable law.

14. INDEMNIFICATION:

The Writer shall at all times indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sole Proprietorship and/or any Sole Proprietorship Party, its Associates, Employees, Agents, Subsidiaries from any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (which include, but not limited, to reasonable legal fees and all associated costs) which arise from or is related to any of the following:

a. Any claim, judgment or adjudication that any Work submitted by the Writer or caused to be submitted by the Writer in any way infringes the intellectual property or any other rights of any third party.
b. The Scribes use of the Scribes For You platform or Site.
c. The Scribes performance or any action done by using this platform or site.

15. WAIVER OF A BREACH OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE AGREEMENT:

The Sole Proprietorship reserves the right to grant a waiver for any breach of the terms and conditions of this Agreement by the Writer. However, by granting a waiver of the breach, it should not be construed as a waiver for any subsequent breach by the Writer.

16. NOTICES:

The Writer hereby consents to the following without any reservations:

a. The use of electronic and/or any other means to deliver any notices to complete this agreement and to deliver any notices pursuant to this agreement.
b. To the use of electronic records to store information related to the provisions of this agreement and/or your use of the Scribes For You platform.

Notices hereunder shall be deemed invalid unless it is made in writing and given by either party to this agreement, by any of the methods specified below:

a. By the Sole Proprietorship via e mail to the address that is provided by the Writer. Any change in address by the Writer has to be promptly intimated to the Sole Proprietorship and an acknowledgement obtained.
b. By the Sole Proprietorship by posting the notice on the site.
c. By the Writer by sending an e mail to the 'Contact Us' page, or to any other such address the Sole Proprietorship may specify. The date of receipt shall be deemed the date on which the notice is transmitted.

17. ASSIGNMENT:

The Sole Proprietorship reserves the right to assign its rights, interest and obligations in this Agreement at any time without any notice to the Writer. The rights and obligations specified under this Agreement shall inure to the benefit of and shall be binding upon the successors and assigns of the Sole Proprietorship. The services to be performed by the Writer under the terms and conditions of this agreement are personal in nature and cannot be assigned by the Writer without the prior written consent of the Sole Proprietorship.

18. GOVERNING LAW:

This agreement and the provisions contained therein shall be construed according to the laws of the United States of America, without giving effect to conflict of law principles and excluding the United Nations Conventions on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG).

19. SEVERABILITY:

The terms and conditions of this Agreement are severable. If a clause or clauses contained herein is declared illegal or unenforceable by a court or any other competent body, the remainder of this agreement shall not thereby fail or be rendered void, but shall continue to be in full force and effect, with only those clause or clauses which have been declared illegal or any unenforceable provision rendered null and void and severed from this Agreement.

20. ENTIRE AGREEMENT:

This Agreement contains the entire Agreement of the Parties with respect to the matters contained herein.

21. NO THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARY RIGHTS:

This Agreement shall:

a. Create rights and obligations only between the Sole Proprietorship and the Writer/Requester.
b. It shall not create any rights for any other Users.


CONTENT PROVIDER AGREEMENT:

FOR REQUESTERS:

This is a content provider agreement by and between Scribes For You (www.scribesforyou.com), a Sole Proprietorship and hereinafter referred to as the "Sole Proprietorship" and between a Requester/Writer/Sole Proprietorship/Individual specified in the relevant fields filled out during the online registration process on the Sole Proprietorship's website and collectively or individually referred to as "Party".

The terms and conditions set out below limit the Sole Proprietorship's liability and obligations towards the Party. The Sole Proprietorship reserves the right to change, suspend or terminate the Party's access and use of the Sole Proprietorship's online website portal located in the URL www.scribesforyou.com. This agreement may be modified from time to time. You have to read the terms and conditions of the Content Provider Agreement whenever you access the platform. If you use the Scribes For You platform after the changes are made, it shall be deemed that you have read and accepted all the modifications. Your access and use of the Scribes For You platform is governed by terms of use, information and guidelines given on the site. The Party accepts that the entire agreement has been thoroughly read and understood before clicking on the "I Accept" button provided on the Registration page. Once the "I Accept" button has been clicked in acceptance, the Party has agreed to abide by all the rules and regulations stipulated by the Sole Proprietorship on its website or its future amendments.

RECITALS:

The Sole Proprietorship is in the business of providing writing services. It operates by providing a portal that connects those who desire to get content written to those who wish to write content. Those who wish to get content written for their requirements shall be hereinafter referred to as "Requester". Those who wish to write for content requested shall be hereinafter referred to as 'Writer". The use of the singular in "Requester" and "Writer" is used interchangeably with the plural and the meaning remains the same. The Requesters post content requests on the site and they are written, as per directions given, by the Scribes.

The Writer understands that the Requester of the content may preview the Work which has been submitted by the Writer, based on the request by the Requester, prior to acceptance or rejection of the Work. The Writer will receive the agreed payment only on acceptance by the Requester. In case the Work is rejected by the Requester, the Writer will not be paid. For a Work accepted by a Requester, the Writer will be paid as per the provisions laid out in the Chapter governing "Payments". The Requester clearly understands that the Sole Proprietorship will grant a license to submit the Work only upon acceptance and payment to the Sole Proprietorship for the Work submitted. The Sole Proprietorship shall in no way be held liable for any unauthorized use of the Work on the Sole Proprietorship platform.

The Scribes/Requesters clearly understand that by checking and clicking on the "I Accept" button, and by using the Scribes For You platform in any manner, the Scribes/Requesters have accepted the terms and conditions set out in this agreement in its entirety. If the Scribes/Requesters do not agree with any or all of the terms and conditions set out in this agreement, then the Scribes/Requesters may not use the platform of Scribes For You. If the Requester is agreeing to the terms and conditions of this agreement on behalf of a business, then the Requester warrants and admits that the Requester has the authority to act on behalf of the business and the Requesters acceptance binds the business to the terms and conditions of this agreement.

1. ELIGIBILITY:

a. The platform provided to Scribes/Requesters by Scribes For You is available only to legal entities or individuals. Individuals should be at least 18 (Eighteen) years old on the date of registration and should be capable of forming a legally binding contract.
b. The Scribes/Requesters shall not be eligible to use the Scribes For You platform in the event of the following:

I. If the Writer/Requester is a citizen of or resides in a country where such a platform is prohibited by any laws, regulations or decrees that are in force.
II. If the Writer/Requester is a citizen or resident of a country subject to US sanctions or embargoes.
III. If the Writer/Requester is an individual or business which has been employed or is associated in any way with an entity which is on the U.S Department of Commerce - Denied Persons or Entity List.
IV. If the Writer/Requester is an individual or business which has been employed or is associated in any way with an entity which is on the U.S Department of Treasury - Specially Designated Nationals or Blocked Persons Lists.
V. If the Writer/Requester is an individual or business which has been employed or is associated in any way with an entity which is on the U.S Department of State - Debarred Parties Lists or who is otherwise ineligible to receive items subject to U.S. export control laws and regulations.
VI. Any fugitive of US Laws and those wanted as per INTERPOLS red corner notices.

2. GENERAL OBLIGATIONS:

a. The Sole Proprietorship has created the Scribes For You platform as an online meeting place which puts Requesters and Scribes in touch with each other for the purpose of getting content written for websites and/or other uses.
b. The Sole Proprietorship expects a high standard of behavior from users of this portal with respect to courtesy, respect and professionalism. No abusive behavior in any form will be tolerated.
c. The Sole Proprietorship reserves the right to expel or suspend a user from accessing or using the Scribes For You platform at the sole discretion of the Sole Proprietorship. The Sole Proprietorship's decision will be final and binding.
d. Some (but not all) of the reasons for suspending or expelling a user are as follows:

I. Use of abusive language while posting reviews or comments.
II. For making sexist or racist comments.
III. Requesting articles which incite hatred or violence against any person, institution, place or country.
IV. On the orders of a court of law.
V. For attempting to violate Copyright laws and regulations.
VI. Using or attempting to use the Scribes For You platform for illegal activities of any kind.

e. The Writer/Requester will be held legally responsible for damages suffered by other users in the event the Writer/Requester makes any legally actionable defamatory comments, libelous comments or offensive remarks, which are posted by the Writer/Requester, on the Scribes For You platform or site. The Sole Proprietorship accepts no legal responsibility whatsoever due to such actions on the part of a Writer/Requester.
f. The Sole Proprietorship will not legally responsible for any works, remarks, information or any other content which the Writer/Requester posts or makes available on the Scribes For You platform or site. The Sole Proprietorship does not monitor, censor or check for accuracy or reliability of the content posted on the site. However, the Sole Proprietorship reserves the right to access, read and remove any material posted by the Writer/Requester for the following reasons:

I. The content posted may be removed if ordered by a court of law.
II. If the content is in violation of the terms and conditions of this agreement.
The Sole Proprietorship also reserves the right to suspend or terminate the registration of the Writer/Requester.

3. REGISTRATION AND TERMINATION:

a. The Writer/Requester must register with Scribes For You to open an account. Only after registration will a Writer/Requester be permitted to use the Scribes For You platform. Every Individual or Business is permitted to open and operate only one account with Scribes For You. All information submitted at the time of registration must be true, accurate and complete in every respect.
b. All details provided to open the account must be accurate in all respects and should be verifiable. The Sole Proprietorship reserves the right to verify and validate any or all information submitted by the Writer/Requester. This may involve (but not limited to) validating one or more government/legal documents to establish identity. Failure or refusal to provide identity verification, when requested by the Sole Proprietorship, will entail suspension or cancellation of the account.
c. The Writer/Requester is responsible for maintaining the secrecy and security of the account. The Writer/Requester will create a password and the Writer/Requester agrees not to disclose it to any third party. The Writer/Requester is solely responsible for any act committed by anyone with whom the Writer/Requester shares the password. The Writer/Requester will not permit any third party to operate the account opened with Scribes For You.
d. This agreement comes into force from the time and date the registration process is over and the terms and conditions provided in this agreement are accepted by the Writer/Requester. The agreement can be terminated by the Sole Proprietorship or Writer/Requester, with or without assigning any cause, to become effective immediately upon written notice of termination being served on the other party. The notice of termination can be served by any means, including electronic, e mail etc.

4. REQUEST FOR CONTENT TO BE WRITTEN:

The Requester may post requests for getting Content written at any time by using the Scribes For You platform. The Requesters can submit requests for content and specify the number of words, keywords, LSI keywords etc. and also give instructions of how the Requester wishes the content to be written. The Requester can also specify if the Requester wishes the content to be written by any particular Writer/Writers. In the event the Writer/Writers who have been assigned the task decline to accept the work or they do not do it within the reserved time, then the Content request will go to the general pool and can be attempted by a Writer of a similar or higher grade. The Requester is under no obligations to accept any content posted by Writer/Writers. The ultimate amount of the license fees charged to the Requester, in the event the content submitted is accepted by the Requester, will vary depending on the specifications of the Request. The Sole Proprietorship reserves the right to change the License fees charged from time to time without prior notice.

5. TIME PERMITTED FOR PREVIEW OF WORK:

The Requester has three days time to preview the Content and to either accept the Work or reject it. In the event of acceptance, then the License to the work will be granted subject to the License fees being paid to the Sole Proprietorship as per the payment provisions contained in this agreement. If the Requester rejects the Work, then the Requester will not have any rights whatsoever over the Work.

If the Requester accepts a Work which has been posted by a Writer in response to a Request made by the Requester, then it is the sole duty of the Requester to review the content posted and the Sole Proprietorship hereby disclaims any duty to review in any manner Content submitted by a Writer. It shall be the sole duty of the Requester to review the Content posted by the Writer for appropriateness of the subject matter and also to ensure that the Content does not contain any libelous or defamatory matter. Once accepted, the Requester agrees to be solely responsible for any action or reaction resulting from the Requester publishing or using the accepted Content.

If a Requester fails to accept or reject the Content submitted in response to a Request prior to the expiration of the Preview Period, it shall be deemed as an Acceptance by the Requester of the Content and the Requesters PayPal account will be charged the stipulated License fees for Content that is accepted. The Sole Proprietorship reserves the right to increase or decrease the Preview Period without prior notice to the Writer/Requester.

6. GRANT OF LICENSE FOR WORK:

As soon as the Content is accepted and payment for the applicable License fee is made to the Sole Proprietorship, the Sole Proprietorship shall grant the Requester an exclusive, non-transferable license to reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform the accepted Content. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, the Sole Proprietorship shall retain all ownership and property rights with respect to the Content.

7. LICENSE FEES:

Upon acceptance of Content submitted by a Writer, the Requester authorizes the Sole Proprietorship to process payment of the license fees associated with each acceptance vis-a-vis the Requesters PayPal account. The Requester is solely responsible to establish a PayPal account as a part of the Scribes For You registration process and shall not hold the Sole Proprietorship for any sort of claim arising out of or relating to the Requesters PayPal account. The failure by the Requester to make a timely payment of the license fee upon Acceptance of Content will be deemed a rejection of the Content.

8. UNAUTHORIZED USE OF CONTENT:

The Requester is strictly prohibited from use or publication of any Content prior to Acceptance and payment of the applicable license fees. The Requester shall be liable for any damages arising out of the Requester's unauthorized use of any Content prior to Acceptance and payment, including without any limitation, any costs and expenses incurred by the Sole Proprietorship to prosecute any claims related to the Requester's unauthorized use or infringement, which will include, but is not limited to reasonable attorneys fees and legal expenses.

9. ACCESS AND USE OF SCRIBESFORYOU PLATFORM:

a. The Requester has sole responsibility for obtaining and maintaining all equipment needed to access and use the Scribes For You platform. All charges relating to such equipment have to be borne by the Requester.
b. The Requester hereby agrees NOT to use the Scribes For You platform for the following:

I. In any manner that violates any local, state, national, foreign or international regulation, rule, statute, order, treaty or law.
II. To impersonate any person or entity or to misrepresent an affiliation with a person or entity.
III. To interrupt, disrupt, interfere, harm the Scribes For You platform, site; or any network connected to Scribes For You.

10. MODIFICATIONS/AMENDMENTS TO AGREEMENT:

a. The Sole Proprietorship reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to amend or modify the terms and conditions in this agreement, without advance notice to you. The amendments/modifications will be posted on the Site or made in compliance with any notice requirements set forth in the Agreement. If the amendments/modifications are not acceptable in part or full to the Writer, then the only recourse available to the Writer is to cease using the Scribes For You platform. If the Writer continues to use the Scribes For You platform, after any modifications/amendments have been posted on the site or after being provided with a notice, it shall be deemed that the Writer agrees to the amendments/modifications and is bound by them.
b. Except as stated above, no modification/amendment to this Agreement shall be binding on either party, unless it is in writing and accepted by both parties. For the purpose of this section is recognized that a written instrument shall also include means of communications such as e mail, electronic notices and also facsimiles and electronically transmitted .pdf versions of executed documents.

11. DISCLAIMERS:

a. It is clearly understood by all Parties that the Scribes For You platform is provided "As Is" with all faults and limitations. The entire risk of the quality and performance of the Scribes For You platform lies with the Scribes and Requesters. The Sole Proprietorship expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, with respect to the Scribes For You platform. This includes, but is not limited to, any implies or statutory warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular use or purpose, title and non-infringement of intellectual property rights. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Sole Proprietorship makes no warranty that the Scribes For You platform will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, error or distortion free or that any defects in the Scribes For You platform will be corrected. The Sole Proprietorship makes no warranty as to the results obtained by using the Scribes For You platform. The Sole Proprietorship also does not warranty the reliability or accuracy of information obtained by using the Scribes For You platform. No advice or information, either oral or written, obtained by the Writer/Requester using the Scribes For You platform or from any of its subsidiaries, associates, suppliers or the directors, employees or agents from any or all such entities, shall create any warranty. The Sole Proprietorship disclaims all equitable indemnities.
b. The Content is provided on an "as is" basis. The Sole Proprietorship expressly disclaims all representations and warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, with respect to the Content, including but not limited to, any representation or warranty that the Content does not infringe the Copyright, Trademark, Patent, Trade Secret or any other Legal or Moral Right of any Third Party; that the Content is accurate and not false or misleading; that the Content is not defamatory, libelous, hateful, racially, ethnically, religiously or otherwise biased or offensive, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing to any Individual, Partnership, Sole Proprietorship or Corporation; that the Content is not vulgar, pornographic, obscene or invasive of another's privacy; that the Content does not incorporate any materials from another website. Further, the Sole Proprietorship does not represent or warrant that the Content is free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or any other code that may manifest contaminating or destructive properties.

12. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:

In no event will any of the Sole Proprietorship, its Subsidiaries, Agents or Employees be liable for any of the following:

a. Any indirect, special, consequential, punitive or exemplary damages.
b. Any damages whatsoever in excess of US$100 (Unites States Dollars One Hundred) which also includes, without limitation, those resulting from loss of revenues, lost profits, loss of goodwill, loss of use, business interruption, or other intangible losses, arising out of or in connection with this agreement and/or the use of the Scribes For You platform; or without limitation, the use, inability to use, or the results of use of the Scribes For You platform; or use of the content, whether such damages are based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and even if anyone in the Sole Proprietorship, its Subsidiaries, Agents or Employees has been advised (or should have known) of the possibility of such damages.

13. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS:

In some jurisdictions, the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for certain types of damages are not allowed. Accordingly, some of the above mentioned disclaimers and limitations may not be applicable to you. To this extent, the Sole Proprietorship's liability shall be the minimum permitted as per the applicable law.

14. INDEMNIFICATION:

The Requester shall at all times indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sole Proprietorship and/or any Sole Proprietorship Party, its Associates, Employees, Agents, Subsidiaries from any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (which include, but not limited to, reasonable legal fees and all associated costs) which arise from or is related to any of the following:

a. Any claim, judgment or adjudication that any Content displayed by the Requester or caused to be displayed by the Requester in any way infringes the intellectual property or any other rights of any third party.
b. The Requester's use of the Scribes For You platform or Site.
c. Any action done or caused to be done by the Requester in using the Scribes For You platform or site.

15. WAIVER OF A BREACH OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF AGREEMENT:

The Sole Proprietorship reserves the right to grant a waiver for any breach of the terms and conditions of this Agreement by the Requester. However, by granting a waiver of the breach, it should not be construed as a waiver for any subsequent breach by the Requester.

16. NOTICES:

The Requester hereby consents to the following without any reservations:

a. The use of electronic and/or any other means to deliver any notices to complete this agreement and to deliver any notices pursuant to this agreement.
b. To the use of electronic records to store information related to the provisions of this agreement and/or your use of the Scribes For You platform.
Notices hereunder shall be deemed invalid unless made in writing and given by either party to this agreement, by any of the methods specified below:
a. By the Sole Proprietorship via e mail to the address that is provided by the Requester. Any change in address by the Requester has to be promptly intimated to the Sole Proprietorship and an acknowledgement obtained.
b. By the Sole Proprietorship by posting the notice on the site.
c. By the Requester by sending an e mail to the 'Contact Us' page, or to any other such address the Sole Proprietorship may specify. The date of receipt shall be deemed the date on which the notice is transmitted.

17. ASSIGNMENT:

The Sole Proprietorship reserves the right to assign its rights, interest and obligations in this Agreement at any time without any notice to the Requester. The rights and obligations specified under this Agreement shall inure to the benefit of and shall be binding upon the successors and assigns of the Sole Proprietorship. The services to be performed by the Requester under the terms and conditions of this agreement are personal in nature and cannot be assigned by the Requester without the prior written consent of the Sole Proprietorship.

18. GOVERNING LAW:

This agreement and the provisions contained therein shall be construed according to the laws of the State of ___________, without giving effect to conflict of law principles and excluding the United Nations Conventions on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG).

19. SEVERABILITY:

The terms and conditions of this Agreement are severable. If a clause or clauses contained herein is declared illegal or unenforceable by a court or any other competent body, the remainder of this agreement shall not thereby fail or be rendered void, but shall continue to be in full force and effect, with only those clause or clauses which have been declared illegal or any unenforceable provision rendered null and void and severed from this Agreement.

20. ENTIRE AGREEMENT:

This Agreement contains the entire Agreement of the Parties with respect to the matters contained herein.

21. NO THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARY RIGHTS:

This Agreement shall:

a. Create rights and obligations only between the Sole Proprietorship and the Writer/Requester.
b. It shall not create any rights for any other parties.
c. For the avoidance of doubt, without any limitation whatsoever, no Requester/Writer shall be entitled to enforce the terms of this Agreement.

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