Terms & Conditions

Welcome to our website, www.thejobgrid.com,. By using our site, you consent to and agree with our web site terms of service. We are www.thejobgrid.com and its affiliates (hereafter "www.thejobgrid.com," or "Site," or "Website.

The following Terms of Service, which include the Privacy Policy, refund policy, and any guideline, or content displayed on the Website, you are a legally binding contractual agreement between you (“User, “you,” “your”) and thejobgrid.com (“thejobgrid.com,” “we,” “us”).

www.thejobgrid.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

thejobgrid.com is an online marketplace that connects clients & freelancers. Users of the Service may be Clients/Employers (anyone utilizing thejobgrid.com platform to request services to be performed by a Freelancer) or Freelancers (any company, individual user, or groups of associated individual users or companies utilizing thejobgrid.com platform to offer services to Clients/Employers). Freelancers may also use the platform as clients to work with other Freelancers.

thejobgrid.com is an online marketplace that enables buyers of professional services (“Clients/Employers”) to search for, enter into and manage transactions with providers of professional services (“Freelancers” and, collectively with Clients/Employers, “Registered Users”). The Website contains features that enable Freelancers and Clients/Employers to do, among other things, the following:

Clients/Employers: Create profiles, post projects, search for Freelancers, communicate-with-Freelancers, negotiate with Freelancers, award projects to Freelancers, manage projects, leave feedback for Freelancers, and pay Freelancers.

Freelancers: Create profiles, advertise capabilities, submit quotes, negotiate with-Employers,-obtain project awards, invoice, obtain feedback from Employers, and receive payment from Employers.
"Account" means the account successfully opened by the User on the Website by inserting information such as name, registration details (if a juristic person ), contact details, user name, password as required to be filled in the webpage during the Registration Process, paying the requisite fee, includes any further changes and additions to the information from time to time.

"Service Provider/Freelancer" means any User (Company or Individual) who accesses the Website or uses the Services with an intention to secure Work/ Jobs / Projects / Assignments.

"Work Provider/Employer/Clients" means any User (Company or Individual) who accesses the Website or uses the Services with an intention to provide Work / Jobs / Projects / Assignments to the eligible Freelancer/Service Providers in its own organisation or in facilitating Freelancers/Service Providers to get Work / Jobs / Projects / Assignments in any other organisation for a term as detailed by it.

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

When you visit the Website or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically and you consent to receive communications from us amongst other things electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail, mobile SMS text messages or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement.
thejobgrid.com Billing and Payment Services” means, collectively, thejobgrid.com Invoice and Payment Service.

“Service Charges” means, as applicable, the Project Fee, Employer Payment Processing Fee, Freelancer Transfer Method Fee.

“Website” means the world wide web site operated by thejobgrid.com at or any replacement URL.

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. 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 financially responsible for your use of the Website and the purchase or delivery of services; and (3) Perform your obligations as specified by any Job Agreement that you accept, unless such obligations are prohibited by law or by the Terms of Service. Thejobgrid.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse, suspend, or terminate Services to anyone.
Membership or use of this Website is void where prohibited by applicable law, and the right to access the website will be deemed to be revoked in such jurisdictions ab initio.

By using the website and/or the services, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into these Terms of Use and to abide by all of the terms and conditions set forth herein. You also represent and warrant to the Website that you will use website in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.

Registration.To become a Registered User and to access Services you must register for an Account. You agree to provide true, accurate and complete information as prompted by the registration form and all forms you access on the Website, and to update this information to maintain its truthfulness, accuracy-and-completeness.

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 Thejobgrid.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.

REGISTRATION PROCESS

The Member to be entitled to avail the Services shall have to complete the registration process ("Registration Process") as provided below:
For Service Providers (Businesses/Individuals)

  • a. The Registration Process may involve only simple registration or may involve a detailed profile creation depending on the need of the Service Provider.
  • b. Registration is mandatory for Service Providers and requires them to provide certain basic information about them such as name, industry, contact details and accordingly create an Account
  • c.  After registration, the Service Provider might be needed to activate his account and also fill in the details in the complete profile.
  • e. The Service provider understands and agrees that the Website will screen and verify the information provided by the Service Provider in the profile and at its sole discretion, and may ask for further information even after Registration Process. The website may in its sole discretion, close the Account, if any information provided is found to be false or the information provided is not sufficient. After the screening and verification of the information provided by the Service Provider, the Website may allow the Service Provider apply for listings of projects / assignments.
  • f. The Website at its sole discretion may disallow/prevent a Service Provider from applying for projects/assignments posted on the website if information provided by the service provider is incomplete/misleading.

For Work Providers

The Registration Process may involve only simple registration. Simple registration is mandatory for the Work Provider and requires the Work Provider to provide certain basic information about itself such as company name, name of the authorised person and industry description and accordingly create an Account.

a. After the simple registration is completed, the Work Provider is required to fill listings of projects/assignments any time within the term of this Agreement by providing detailed information as requested in the Account for screening and verification and after such screening and verification the Work provider's listings of projects/assignments will be listed.

b. The Work Provider understands and agrees that the Website may screen and verify the information provided by the Work Provider and at its sole discretion, and may ask for further information even after Registration Process. The Website may in its sole discretion, close the Account, if any information provided is found to be false or the information provided is not sufficient.

c. Notwithstanding anything contained in clause of this Agreement, the Website may at its sole discretion, post the details of the Work Provider, for any of its promotion scheme.

Fees and Services

We charge fees for certain services, such as introduction fees for Projects, listing upgrades and memberships. When you use a service that has a fee, you have an opportunity to review and accept the fees that you will be charged based on our schedule of Fees and Charges, which we may change from time to time and will update by placing on our Website. We may choose to temporarily change the fees for our services for promotional events (for example, discounts on memberships) or new services, and such changes are effective when we post a temporary promotional event or new service on the Websites, or as notified through promotional correspondence.

Unless otherwise stated, all fees are quoted in Indian Rupees

Newsletter: While registering on the site you automatically subscribe to our newsletters and agree to receive the various notifications and newsletters from time to time. You may subscribe and unsubscribe on your my account tab. You may also unsubscribe by link in each newsletter.

Independence.Employer and Freelancer each acknowledges and agrees that their relationship is that of independent contractors. The Freelancer shall perform services as an independent contractor and nothing in these Terms of Service shall be deemed to create a partnership, joint venture, agency, or employer-employee relationship between Freelancer and Employer or between Thejobgrid.com and any Employer or Freelancer.

Limitation of thejobgrid.com The jobgrid.com is not a party to the dealing, contracting and fulfillment of any Project between an Employer and a Freelancer. Thejobgrid.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 Freelancers to perform services, the ability of Employers to pay for services, or that an Employer or Freelancer can or will actually complete a Project. Thejobgrid.com is not responsible for and will not control the manner in which a Freelancer operates and is not involved in the hiring, firing, discipline or working conditions of the Freelancer. All rights and obligations for the purchase and sale of services or other deliverables are solely between an Employer and a Freelancer. Thejobgrid.com will not provide any Freelancer with any materials or tools to complete any Project. Employers and Freelancers must look solely to the other for enforcement and performance of all the rights and obligations arising from Project Agreements and any other terms, conditions, representations, or warranties associated with such dealings.

RESTRICTIONS ON USE

Users shall not use the Website in order to transmit, distribute, store or destroy material, including without limitation content provided by the Website:

a). for any unlawful purpose or in violation of any applicable law, regulation, international law or laws of any other country; or b). in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others, or C). that is defamatory, libelous, obscene, threatening, abusive or is offensive to Users of the Website, such as content or messages that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual; or d). that is false or misleading; or e). that harasses or advocates harassment of another person.

Specific restrictions on rights to Use: In addition to the above, the Users shall not:

a). modify, adapt, translate, or reverse engineer any portion of the Website and/or Services;
b). remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in or on the Website and/or Service;
c). use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other device to retrieve or index any portion of the Website and/or Service or for crawling the Website and scraping content or to circumvent the technological methods adopted by the Website to prevent such prohibited use;
d). collect any information about other Users including Members (including usernames and/or email addresses) for any purpose other than to solicit applications for project / assignment listings;
e). reformat or frame any portion of the web pages that are part of the Website and/or Service;.
f). create user accounts by automated means or under false or fraudulent pretenses; g). create or transmit unwanted electronic communications such as "spam" to other Users or Members of the Website and/or Service or otherwise interfere with other User's or Member's enjoyment of the Website and/or Service;

PAYMENTS, REFUNDS AND DISPLAY :

The Website offers no guarantee or warranties that there would be a satisfactory response or any response at all once the profile is put on display.

The payment, if any, for service once subscribed to by the subscriber is not refundable.

Work providers of the projects pay for projects directly to the Service Provider. The website will not be a party to any agreements for projects delivered or services rendered. The Website facilitates only the connectivity between the parties and is not an employment service. It does not serve as an employer of any User. As such, The Website will not be liable for any tax or withholding, deductions, non payment for services provided or any such monetary transactions between the Work provider and the Service Provider.

The Website neither guarantees nor offers any warranty about the credentials of the prospective employer/organization which downloads the information and uses it to contact the prospective employee / visitor / user / subscriber.

The Website reserves the right to edit/delete any content on the website that it finds misleading/objectionable. It also will be held harmless for any loss of content of video profiles if the content was found to be objectionable by any viewer or bots on the internet.

The Website would not be held liable for loss of any data technical or otherwise, and particulars supplied by subscribers due to reasons beyond its control like corruption of data or loss of communication network, systemic failure, delay or failure to perform as a result of any causes or conditions that are beyond the Websites reasonable control including but not limited to strikes, riots, civil unrest, Govt. policies, tampering of data by unauthorized persons like hackers, war and natural calamities.

It shall be the sole responsibility of the individual to check the authenticity of all or any response received pursuant to the profile being displayed by the Website for going out of station or in station for any job / interview and the Website assumes no responsibility in respect thereof.

The Website reserves its right to reject any insertion or information/data provided by the subscriber, without assigning any reason either before uploading or after uploading the vacancy details, but in such an eventuality, any amount so paid for, shall be refunded to the subscriber on a pro-rata basis at the sole discretion of the Website.

The Website will commence providing services only upon receipt of amount/charges upfront either from subscriber or from a third party on behalf of the subscriber.

The liability, if any, of the Website is limited to the extent of the amount paid by the subscriber.

The subscriber shall be assigned password (s) by the Website to enable the subscriber to access all the information received through its Website, but the sole responsibility of the safe custody of the password shall be that of the subscriber and the Website shall not be responsible for data loss/theft or data/corruption or the wrong usage/misuse of the password and any damage or leak of information and its consequential usage by a third party. The Website undertakes to take all reasonable precautions at its end to ensure that there is no leakage/misuse of the password granted to the subscriber.

Abusing  thejobgrid.com

thejobgrid.com reserves to the greatest extent possible all rights, without limiting any other remedies, to limit, suspend or terminate our service(s) and or user account(s), suspend or ban access to our services, remove any content, and to take any and all technical or legal steps to ban users.

Without limiting the reasons for taking the aforementioned actions, conduct giving rise to this response could include:

  • use of our services for any illegitimate or non bona fide purpose
  • creating problems with other users or potential legal liabilities
  • infringing the intellectual property rights of third parties
  • acting inconsistently with the letter or spirit of any of our policies
  • abuse of any staff members including inappropriate or unreasonable communications

6 . abuse or poor performance in the Preferred thejobgrid.com Program
any attempt to use thejobgrid.com platform or services for any objectionable 
purpose

Taxes.Registered Users are responsible for payment and reporting of any taxes. Thejobgrid.com is not obligated to determine the applicability of any taxes or to remit, collect or report any such applicable taxes. You agree that you will abide by any and all applicable state and government tax statutes, regulations and common law. In the event Thejobgrid.com receives a notice of non-compliance with any such statute, regulation or common law, Thejobgrid.com will deem such receipt a breach of this section and will suspend your Account.

Membership fee and etc: We reserve the right to change membership fees, service fees, processing fees or any other fee that may be charged by Thejobgrid.com at any time, at the sole discretion of Thejobgrid.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.

Force Majeure

Except for the payment of fees to Thejobgrid.com, the website and neither of the parties to these Terms of Service shall be responsible for the failure to perform or any delay in performance of any obligation hereunder due as a result of Acts of God (fires, floods, earth quake, or other natural) , labor disturbances, accidents, disaster telecommunications or Internet failures, strikes, wars, riots, rebellions, blockades, acts of government, governmental requirements and regulations or restrictions imposed by law or any other similar conditions beyond the reasonable control of such party. The time for performance of such party shall be extended by the period of such delay.

Indemnity

You/Users will indemnify us (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint venturers and employees) against any claim or demand, including legal fees and costs, made against us by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of this Agreement, or your infringement of any law or the rights of a third party in the course of using the Website and Freelancer Services. In addition, we can claim any funds from users/ your Account against any liabilities you owe to us or loss suffered by us as a result of your non-performance or breach of this User Agreement.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR OUR THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER REGISTERED USER FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES PURSUANT TO THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES OR LOSS OF GOODWILL.

Notice

All notices required or permitted to be given under these Terms of Service, shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been duly given if delivered personally or emailed or sent by pre-paid telex, telefax or telegram, or mailed first-class, postage pre-paid, by registered or certified mail (notices sent by telex or telefax, or telegram, shall be deemed to have been given on the date sent; those mailed shall be deemed to have been given ten (10) business days after mailing) to the addresses set forth below or to such other address as any party shall designate by notice in writing.

ARRANTY DISCLAIMER

THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY Thejobgrid.com OR OUR THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” AS AVAILABLE, AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, ACCURACY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, ARISING BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE IN LAW OR FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OR TRADE). WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE QUALITY, IDENTITY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY THIRD PARTY, OR AS TO THE ACCURACY OF THE POSTINGS MADE ON THE WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY. SOME STATES AND JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR ALL THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO TO THAT EXTENT, IF ANY, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY-TO-YOU.

Severability

The provisions of this User Agreement are severable, and if any provision of this User Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision may be removed and the remaining provisions will be enforced. This Agreement may be assigned by us to an associated entity at any time, or to a third party without your consent in the event of a sale or other transfer of some or all of our assets. In the event of any sale or transfer you will remain bound by this User Agreement.

Closing Your Account

You may close your Account at any time. The option is located in the Account Settings . Account closure is subject to: not having any outstanding listings on the Website; resolving any outstanding matters (such as a suspension or restriction on your Account); and paying any outstanding fees or amounts owing on the Account.

We may retain some of your personal information to satisfy regulatory requirements and our own external obligations. Closing your account does not necessarily delete or remove all of the information we hold.

Governing law and Dispute Resolution- This Agreement and Terms of Use shall be governed by and constructed in accordance with the laws of India only without reference to conflict of laws principles and disputes arising in relation hereto shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of HYDERABAD, India.

Feedback

If you have any questions about this User Agreement or if you wish to report breaches of this User Agreement, please contact us by using our customer support website or emailing us at email : info@thjobgrid.com