Freelance Service Agreement
Please read this Service Agreement before accepting any job vacancy with Correct Lingo. By accepting the job, you agree to be bound by this Service Agreement. If you do not agree to all the Agreement, then do not accept this job. The terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Correct Lingo, and the terms “Freelancer,” “Remote Worker,” “you” or “your” refer to you, the freelancer.
This Service Agreement (the “Agreement”) is entered into by and between Correct Lingo and you the “Freelancer” with the information supplied during recruitment.
Correct Lingo freelance marketplace for professional writing and translation services.
We provide this Site as a platform for buyers (individuals, professionals, businesses) and sellers (writers and language translators) to exchange services and payments.
The following are the services we hire our personal freelancers for: Content Writer, Content Editor, Marketing Coordinator, Website Developer, Website Designer.
Nothing contained in this Agreement shall be construed to create a partnership, joint or co-venture, agency, or employment relationship between Freelancer and Correct Lingo. Both Parties agree that Freelancer is, and at all times during this Agreement shall remain, an independent contractor.
Freelancer agrees to perform services for Correct Lingo based on skills and expertise mentioned before hiring. Freelancer is neither an agent nor an employee of Correct Lingo and does not have the right to represent Correct Lingo, contact clients (unless otherwise granted written permission) or hire on behalf of Correct Lingo. Freelancer and Correct Lingo’s working relationship is on a service-by-service or task-by-task basis and Correct Lingo does not guarantee any specific amount of work upon hiring.
Responsibility and Expenses
Freelancer agrees to enter into an agreement with Correct Lingo to perform any services agreed upon hiring or any task mentioned in written form throughout the working relationship for Correct Lingo.
It shall be Freelancer’s responsibility to inform Correct Lingo of any changes, updates, issues, progress or milestone deliberately and upon request.
You (Freelancer) agree to use your expertise to provide high-quality services using your own tools at your own expenses.
Duration of Services and Returned Submissions
The duration of each service or task shall be as indicated in the task description.
In case a submitted service gets returned for further editing, it shall be Freelancer’s responsibility to edit it.
Payment and Tax
Upon completion and acceptance of service or task, Freelancer shall receive payment (as indicated in the description upon assignment) through PayPal or TransferWise every Monday (except holidays).
As a freelancer, you are liable to pay your own taxes.
In the case of service or task rejection by a client for reasons such as poor service quality, plagiarism or the lack of completion of the service, Freelancer shall not receive any payment from Correct Lingo for that service/task.
Confidentiality and Intelligent Property
You (Freelancer) agree not to disclose our or Clients’ Confidential Information to any third-party. The confidentiality provisions of this Service Agreement continue to be effective after termination of this Service Agreement. Violation of this article shall count as a material violation of this Service Agreement.
Confidential Information for this Service Agreement shall include proprietary information that includes, but are not limited to task information, files, business plans, financial information, models, source codes, software, and other confidential information.
You agree not to disclose our Confidential Information that includes, but are not limited to data, files, task information, business plans, service agreements, marketing plans, financial information, software, technology, or any other information disclosed orally, in writing, or by any other media tools.
Freelancer agrees not to export or share any data directly or indirectly to any third-party source.
Freelancer agrees that the deliverables and materials developed pursuant to this Agreement (including, without limitation, all presentations, writings, ideas, concepts, designs, text, plans, and other materials that Freelancer conceives and develops pursuant to this Agreement, including all materials incorporated therein whether such materials were conceived or created by Freelancer individually or jointly, on or off the premises of Client, or during or after working time) shall be treated as if the development of such deliverable constitutes a “work for hire” and shall be owned by Client upon payment of all fees due to Freelancer pursuant to this Agreement.
Freelancer agrees that Freelancer has no interest in any materials that Freelancer submits to Correct Lingo including, without limitation, any security interest therein, and hereby releases for Client, through Correct Lingo Ltd any interest therein (if any) which may be created by operation of law. Except as otherwise agreed to in writing and as necessary in the performance of this Agreement, Freelancer shall have no rights to license, sell or use the deliverables or materials developed under this Agreement, or any portion thereof.
Freelancer agrees to perform all services and tasks according to the requirements and specification outlined upon assignment, with trust, high quality, experience, and relevant expertise.
All submissions must be original and submitted to Correct Lingo by the specified deadline.
Freelancer also agrees to work with respect, tolerance and never discriminate any of Correct Lingo’s freelancers, employees, clients or partners on any basis.
Exclusion and Limitation of Liability
In no case shall Correct Lingo be liable for any loss, claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation lost profits, lost revenue, lost savings, loss of data, replacement costs, or any similar damages, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, arising from Freelancer’s performance of services through Correct Lingo Ltd, or for any other claim related in any way to Freelancer’s use of the service or any product, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of working for Correct Lingo Ltd, or any content posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the service, even if advised of their possibility.
Freelancer agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Correct Lingo and our partners, directors, agents, contractors, service providers, subcontractors, interns and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of this Service Agreement or the documents they incorporate by reference or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.
In the event that any provision of this Service Agreement is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from this Service Agreement, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.
Either Correct Lingo or Freelancer has the right to terminate this Agreement if the other party has breached the Agreement without resolution. The Service Agreement can also be terminated for any other reason with written notice. Agreement shall continue to apply to outstanding projects or tasks until completion or cancellation.
If in our sole judgment Freelancer fails, or we suspect that Freelancer has failed to comply with any term or provision of this Service Agreement, we may terminate this agreement at any time without notice.
Upon termination, you (Freelancer) must return any material with any confidential information.
No failure or omission by a party in the performance of any obligation under this Service Agreement shall be deemed a breach of this Service Agreement or create any liability if such failure or omission shall arise from any cause or causes beyond the reasonable control of such party which cannot be overcome through that party’s reasonable diligence, e.g., strikes, riots, war, religious acts, severe illness, invasion, fire, explosion, floods or acts of government.
These Service Agreement and any separate agreements whereby we assign Freelancer Services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.
This Service Agreement and any policies or operating rules posted by us on our site or in respect to the Service Agreement constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and us and govern your use of the Agreement, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Service Agreement).
Any ambiguities in the interpretation of this Service Agreement shall not be construed against the drafting party.
Change of Service Agreement
You can review the most current version of the Service Agreement at any time on our website.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of this Service Agreement by making updates and changes. It is your responsibility to visit our website to check periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to our website and job vacancy following any changes made to this Service Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes.
Questions about the Service Agreement should be sent to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
This document was last updated on 6 November 2019