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Notwithstanding any termination of this Agreement, Subscriber stays answerable for payment of all fees and funds owed to Upwork underneath this Agreement, including any Freelancer Payments and Costs. The sections and subsections titled â€œFees and Paymentsâ€, â€œEffect of Termination and Survivalâ€, â€œIntellectual Propertyâ€, â€œRepresentations, Warranties and Disclaimersâ€, â€œConfidentialityâ€, â€œIndemnificationâ€, â€œLimitation of Liabilityâ€, â€œMiscellaneousâ€ and all of Subscriberâ€™s outstanding obligations, will survive any termination or expiration of this Agreement. The rights and remedies supplied to each Party on this Agreement are cumulative and in addition to another rights and remedies available to such Party at regulation or in equity not otherwise waived by this Agreement. Client grants Freelancer a restricted, non-exclusive, revocable (at any time, at Clientâ€™s sole discretion) proper to use the Client Materials as necessary solely for the efficiency of the Freelancer Services underneath the applicable Service Contract. Client reserves all different rights and curiosity, including, with out limitation, all Intellectual Property Rights, in and to the Client Materials.
Upwork Escrow offers escrow providers, but does not assure that Freelancer might be paid. Subscriber agrees that it’ll not request or allow a Freelancer to begin work before the worker classification process (together with contracting, if applicable) is full and each Freelancer and Subscriber have been informed of the end result. Together with the Upwork User Agreement and other Terms of Service, these Jumpstarter Terms symbolize the complete settlement with Upwork and supersede all prior agreements and understandings with respect to the issues lined.
You agree that you simply didn’t accept the Jumpstarter Terms based mostly on any representations, whether written or oral, apart from those contained herein. No modification of or amendment to the Jumpstarter Terms, nor any waiver of any rights, will be efficient until in writing signed by you and Upwork.
Upon acceptance of the Service Contract and instruction by the Freelancer, Upwork will, appearing as Agent of Record for the Freelancer, request the Client to put the Select Contract project funds, inclusive of Upwork Select Fees (outlined under) in escrow by way of our escrow providers (â€Select Contract Fundsâ€). When the work is accomplished, the Freelancer will request, through Upworkâ€™s Freelancer Agent of Record services, that the Client release the Select Contract Funds from escrow, which, upon receiving instruction from Client, Upwork will do on Clientâ€™s behalf. If the Client approves the work, Upwork will present the instruction on behalf of Client to Upwork Escrow, which will release the Select Contract Funds. Once the Select Contract Funds are launched from Escrow for all milestones, the Select Contract will finish.
As of the date either celebration offers notice of termination to the other, Subscriber will not be capable of enter into new Engagements by way of the Platform. All initiatives in a working standing as of the date such notice is offered (every a â€œFinal Engagementâ€) will stay active till completed, even if completion of the Final Engagement follows the termination date, until in any other case agreed by the parties and the affected Freelancer(s).
When a User enters a Service Contract, the User makes use of the Site to invoice and pay any quantities owed beneath the Service Contract. With the Select Services, Upwork will present help to Users to make use of the Site to supply Freelancers and enter into contractual relationships between Clients and Freelancers to obtain companies. Acting on the request and as agent of Client, Upwork will enter right into a contractual relationship with Freelancer on Clientâ€™s behalf (once accepted, the â€œSelect Contractâ€). For functions of the Select Contract, Upwork will enter into contractual relationships on behalf of Client and Freelancer and add the path of and with the authority of Client and Freelancer (as such, Upwork is an â€œAgent of Recordâ€). For avoidance of doubt, Client agrees that Upwork is acting as an agent on behalf of Client when getting into into a Select Contract on behalf of Client.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, to the extent permitted by relevant legislation, Upwork may amend the Jumpstarter Terms with prior discover at any time. Your continued use of the Jumpstarter Services after the effective date of a revised model of the Jumpstarter Terms or discover to you of updated Jumpstarter Terms constitutes your acceptance of its phrases and agreement to be certain by its phrases. All rights in and to the Platform and Services, together with any modifications made thereto and derivatives thereof, exclusively belong to and at all times will stay the sole and unique property of Upwork. All rights not expressly granted to Subscriber and its Authorized Users with respect to the Platform and Services are reserved by Upwork. Subscriber will not take or allow any third celebration to take any action with respect to the Platform or Services that’s not expressly authorized beneath this Agreement.