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AskForTask Inc. (“AskForTask”/”we”/”us”) OWNS AND OPERATES THE WEBSITE LOCATED AT www.askfortask.com (“Website”) AND ASKFORTASK MOBILE APPLICATIONS (the “AskForTask App”). THESE TERMS OF USE APPLY TO ALL USERS OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING USERS WHO UPLOAD ANY MATERIALS TO THE WEBSITE, USERS WHO USE SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, USERS WHO DOWNLOAD THE ASKFORTASK APP AND USERS WHO SIMPLY VIEW THE CONTENT ON OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE.

IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 18, YOUR LEGAL GUARDIAN OR PARENT MUST CONSENT TO YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE AND ASKFORTASK APP AND MUST ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE ON YOUR BEHALF.

BY CLICKING “I ACCEPT”, YOU INDICATE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE, THEN DO NOT USE THE ASKFORTASK APP OR THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OF ITS CONTENT OR SERVICES. THESE TERMS OF USE MAY BE AMENDED OR UPDATED BY ASKFORTASK FROM TIME TO TIME WITHOUT NOTICE AND THE LATEST TERMS WILL BE SENT TO YOUR ACCOUNT AND THE TERMS OF USE MAY HAVE CHANGED SINCE YOUR LAST USE OF THE SERVICES. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO REVIEW THESE TERMS OF USE FOR ANY CHANGES. YOUR USE AFTER ANY AMENDMENTS OR UPDATES OF THESE TERMS OF USE SHALL SIGNIFY YOUR ASSENT TO AND ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH REVISED TERMS. ANY NEW FEATURES THAT MAY BE ADDED TO THE SERVICE FROM TIME TO TIME WILL BE SUBJECT TO THESE TERMS OF USE, UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE.

  1. About The Service. The AskForTask service allows users who need help getting tasks done (“Askers”) to connect through the Website or AskForTask App with other users (“Taskers”) who wish to complete the tasks (the “Service”). In order to access the Service and start posting tasks and making offers to complete posted tasks, you must be a registered user. Registered users information will be available as a public, searchable profile on the Website and via the AskForTask App. You can use the Service from a computer or a mobile device if you have downloaded the AskForTask App. Askers and Taskers are collectively referred to as “Users”. For greater certainty, you can register as a User on behalf of a corporate entity, however you acknowledge and agree that AskForTask reserves the right to verify the corporation’s existence.

  2. Prohibited Activities
    1. Prohibited Acts. Users are not permitted to exchange contact information (including phone numbers, emails and full names) or post contact information on the Service prior to a task being assigned.

    2. Prohibited Services. The following is a non-exhaustive list of the type of services that are prohibited from being requested, offered, negotiated or completed in relation to the Service by Users:

      1. any service that would violate the law and/or legal rights of any person or entity in the jurisdiction of the Asker or the Tasker or in any other applicable jurisdiction;
      2. any service that encourages or facilitates illegal activity;
      3. pornographic or obscene services including sexual and escort services, offers and solicitations of prostitution, and pornography;
      4. any services or contracts that the Asker has no legal right to request or that the Tasker has no legal right to perform;
      5. lottery, raffles, sweepstakes entries
      6. affiliate marketing, multilevel marketing or pyramid schemes; and
      7. services related to spam, or unsolicited services or products, or false, misleading or fraudulent services.

  3. Fees and Payment Terms
    1. Task Fees. Askers set the fees for the Ask for Task requests they post but it is open to Taskers to negotiate the final fee payable for the Task with the Asker. Users can also agree on the form that payment will take including by electronic transfer, cash or cheque (“Payable Task Fee”).

    2. Taxes & ChargeBacks. Each Tasker is responsible for determining local indirect taxes, including but not limited to, goods and services tax or harmonized sales tax, and for including any applicable taxes to be collected or obligations related to applicable taxes in the Task Fees. Each Tasker is also responsible for any income tax, goods and services tax, harmonized sales tax or other tax reporting obligations with respect to the Task Fees. Users are responsible for any applicable tax on a Task, not AskForTask. In the event of any chargebacks, the Tasker will be liable for the same, meaning that if an Asker initiates a chargeback on Paypal, a credit card or other payment method, AskForTask will charge the Tasker for the applicable transaction, the complete amount of the chargeback.

    3. AskForTask Fees. Browsing the Website, downloading the AskforTask App and setting up an account are all free of charge. There is also no fee for Askers to post an AskforTask request or for Taskers to respond to a request. However Taskers must connect their PayPal or credit card information to their account before agreeing to perform a task if that is the method by which they will receive payment for Tasks from Askers and/or which to pay the Service Fee which is non-refundable. Once the Payable Task Fee is agreed and the Ask for Task request is confirmed, the Tasker will be charged an amount equal to 15% of the Payable Task Fee by AskForTask regardless of whether or not the task is completed (“Service Fee”). The Service Fee will be deducted automatically from the Tasker’s account that we keep on file unless there is no stored credit card or electronic payment information. In such event, the Tasker will need to clear the S. If Tasker’s credit card is not valid when the Service Fee is due, or the fee debit cannot be completed for any other reason, AskForTask reserves the right to terminate the Tasker’s account and right to use the Service.
    4. Changes to AskForTask Fees. AskForTask reserves the right to change the Service Fee or implement charges for other features of the Service as indicated to Users from time to time. Any revised fees will take effect 30 days from the date of posting on the Website or notification to your account.

  4. Content. All information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted to the Services by Users whether in forums or otherwise (“User Content”), is the sole responsibility of such Users. This means that the viewer or user, and not AskForTask, are entirely responsible for all such material uploaded, posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available by using the Service. AskForTask does not control or actively monitor User Content and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content. Users acknowledge that by using the Service, they may be exposed to materials that are offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will AskForTask be liable in any way for any materials, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any materials or any defects or errors in any printing or manufacturing, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the viewing or use of any materials posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service or for any loss or damage arising from a third party security breach or cyberattack on AskforTask servers or databases.

  5. Restrictions on User Content and Use of the Service. AskForTask reserves the right at all times (but will have no obligation) to remove or refuse to distribute any User Content and to terminate users or reclaim usernames. We also reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information as we reasonably believe is necessary to (i) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, (ii) enforce these Terms of Use, including investigation of potential violations hereof, (iii) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, (iv) respond to user support requests, or (v) protect the rights, property or safety of our users and the public.

    In using the Website, AskForTask App and/or Service You shall not:

    1. copy any content unless expressly permitted to do so herein;

    2. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that:

      1. is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially or ethnically objectionable, encourages criminal behavior, gives rise to civil liability, violates any law, or is otherwise objectionable;
      2. You do not have a right to make available under any law or under a contractual relationship;
      3. infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party (including privacy rights);
      4. is or contains unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation not authorized by these Terms of Use;
      5. contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or data or the Website or that of any users or viewers of the Website or that compromises a user’s privacy; or
      6. contains any falsehoods or misrepresentations or create an impression that You know is incorrect, misleading, or deceptive, or any material that could damage or harm minors in any way;

    3. impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent their affiliation with a person or entity;

    4. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any material transmitted to or through the Website or impersonate another person or organization;

    5. interfere with or disrupt the Website or servers or networks connected to the Website, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Website or probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network or breach or circumvent any security or authentication measures;

    6. intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation;

    7. collect or store personal data about other users or viewers without their consent;

    8. license, sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, host, or otherwise commercially exploit the Website or AskForTask App;

    9. modify, translate, make derivative works of, disassemble, decompile, reverse compile or reverse engineer any part of the AskForTask App or any software provided as part of the Website, except to the extent the foregoing restrictions are expressly prohibited by applicable law; or

  6. You also agree not to access the Website in a manner that utilizes the resources of the Website more heavily than would be the case for an individual person using a conventional web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, operators of public search engines may use spiders or other bots for the purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials on this Website.

  7. License of Content. By submitting, posting or displaying User Content on or through the Service, you grant us (and our agents) a non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, modify, transmit, display and distribute such User Content . AskForTask will not be responsible or liable for any use of User Content in accordance with these Terms. You represent and warrant that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the rights granted herein to any User Content that you submit.

  8. End User License. Except for User Content, the AskForTask App, this Website, and the information and materials that it contains, are the property of AskForTask and its licensors, and are protected from unauthorized copying and dissemination by copyright law, trademark law, and other intellectual property laws. Subject to the terms of these Terms of Use, AskForTask grants you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, license to (a) use the Website for your use, and (b) download, install and use one copy of the Application on a mobile device that you own or control for your use (the “License”). The AskForTask App is licensed to you and not sold. Nothing in the Terms gives you a right to use the AskForTask or AskForTask names, trademarks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features without our prior written consent. You shall not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules or restrictions on the Website. Any future release, update, or other addition to functionality of the Website or AskForTask App shall be subject to the terms of these Terms.

  9. Feedback: AskForTask. If You provide AskForTask with any suggestions, testimonials, comments or other feedback relating to any aspect of the Website, AskForTask App and/or Service ("Feedback"), AskForTask may use such Feedback in the Website, the AskForTask App or in any other AskForTask products or services (collectively, "AskForTask Offerings"). Accordingly, You agree that: (a) AskForTask is not subject to any confidentiality obligations in respect to the Feedback, (b) the Feedback is not confidential or proprietary information of You or any third party and You have all of the necessary rights to disclose the Feedback to AskForTask, (c) AskForTask (including all of its successors and assigns and any successors and assigns of any of the AskForTask Offerings) may freely use, reproduce, publicize, license, distribute, and otherwise commercialize Feedback in any AskForTask Offerings, and (d) You are not entitled to receive any compensation or re-imbursement of any kind from AskForTask or any of the other users of the Website in respect of the Feedback.

  10. Feedback: Taskers. Askers have the option to provide feedback on their experience with Taskers using our star rating system and/or written comments (“Tasker Feedback”). Tasker Feedback will be posted on Tasker profiles which may be viewable by other Users.

  11. Disputes and Complaints. Users may lodge complaints if they are dissatisfied with other Users. We will notify You of any dispute pertaining to You and we will endeavour to help resolve any dispute within 14 days, however AskForTask is not responsible for refunding or reimbursing any User for fees paid to another party or for the Service Fee. If AskForTask considers a complaint valid and such complaint relates to non-attendance, abusive or unprofessional conduct by You, AskForTask reserves the right to terminate or suspend Your access to the Service, and to exercise any other rights and remedies that AskForTask may have.

  12. Advertising. You acknowledge and agree that the Website may contain advertisements. If You elect to have any business dealings with anyone whose products or services may be advertised on the Website, You acknowledge and agree that such dealings are solely between You and such advertiser and You further acknowledge and agree that AskForTask shall not have any responsibility or liability for any losses or damages that You may incur as a result of any such dealings.

  13. Links & Third-Party Websites. This Website (including User Content) may contain links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by AskForTask or endorsed by AskForTask. Any third-party websites or services accessed from the Service are subject to the terms and conditions of those websites and or services and You are responsible for determining those terms and conditions and complying with them.

  14. DISCLAIMER OF REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS. THE WEBSITE, SERVICE, ASKFORTASK APP AND ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED THEREIN ARE PROVIDED "AS IS." ASKFORTASK SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, BY USAGE OF TRADE, COURSE OF DEALING OR OTHERWISE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, MERCHANTABLE QUALITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, LOSS OF DATA, OR ANY OTHER LOSS THAT RESULTS FROM DOWNLOADING OR USING ANY SUCH MATERIAL. ASKFORTASK DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, PROVIDE ANY CONDITIONS OR REPRESENTATIONS, OR ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY ANY USER OR THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR IN RESPECT TO ANY WEBSITE THAT CAN BE REACHED FROM A LINK ON THE WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING ON THE WEBSITE, AND ASKFORTASK SHALL NOT BE A PARTY TO ANY TRANSACTION THAT YOU MAY ENTER INTO WITH ANY SUCH USER OR THIRD PARTY. ASKFORTASK WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY TYPE OF CONTENT EXCHANGED BY MEANS OF THE SERVICE.

  15. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL ASKFORTASK BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM (I) YOUR USE OF OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, ASKFORTASK APP OR THE SERVICE, (II) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES, (III) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES IN THE MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE, (IV) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE, ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR ANY OTHER FILES OR DATA THAT MAY BE HARMFUL TO COMPUTER OR COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT OR DATA THAT MAY HAVE BEEN TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR ASKFORTASK APP, OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY MATERIAL ON THE WEBSITE OR ANY OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY EVEN IF ASKFORTASK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, ASKFORTASK’S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT (FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION), WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE GREATER OF (A) FIFTY U.S. DOLLARS ($50) OR (B) AMOUNTS YOU’VE PAID ASKFORTASK IN THE PRIOR 12 MONTHS (IF ANY). THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENSION PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

  16. INDEMNIFICATION. YOU SHALL INDEMNIFY AND HOLD ASKFORTASK AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, AGENTS, AND EMPLOYEES, HARMLESS FROM ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, PROCEEDINGS, DEMANDS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, COSTS, AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES), INCURRED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY MATERIALS SUBMITTED, POSTED, TRANSMITTED OR MADE AVAILABLE BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE AND/OR ANY VIOLATION BY YOU OF THESE TERMS OF USE OR OF ANY APPLICABLE LAW OR REGULATION.

  17. Release. Because AskForTask does not supervise or control interactions between Askers and Taskers, and because AskForTask does not control credit card companies or other payment processing companies, and because AskForTask does not screen or monitor the completion of tasks, and because AskForTask cannot guarantee the true identity, age, or nationality of Askers and Taskers, and because AskForTask has very limited control, if any, over the quality, safety, morality, legality, truthfulness or accuracy of various aspects of the Website You agree that You bear all risk and you agree to release AskForTask (and their officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees, affiliates, subsidiaries, and third party partners) (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, now and in the future, arising out of or in any way connected with Your use of the Website, Your third party transactions and in connection with AskForTask’s resolution of any disputes between Askers and Taskers. You further waive any and all rights and benefits otherwise conferred by any statutory or non-statutory law of any jurisdiction that would purport to limit the scope of a release or waiver. Askers and Taskers are solely responsible for verifying the identity of other Askers and Taskers that they engage with and should take necessary precautions to ensure their safety and security when engaging with them.

  18. Termination. AskForTask may, under certain circumstances and without prior notice, immediately terminate Your ability to access the Website or portions thereof. Cause for such termination shall include, but not be limited to, (a) breaches or violations of these Terms of Use or any other agreement that You may have with AskForTask (including, without limitation, non-payment of any fees owed in connection with the website or otherwise owed by You to AskForTask), (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) a request by You, (d) discontinuance or material modification to the website (or any part thereof), (e) unexpected technical, security or legal issues or problems, and/or (f) participation by You, directly or indirectly, in fraudulent or illegal activities. Termination of Your access to the Website may also include removal of some or all of the materials uploaded by You to the Website. You acknowledge and agree that all terminations may be made by AskForTask in its sole discretion and that AskForTask shall not be liable to You or any third-party for any termination of Your access to this Website or for the removal of any of the materials uploaded by You to the Website. Any termination of these terms of use by AskForTask shall be in addition to any and all other rights and remedies that AskForTask may have.

  19. Availability & Updates. AskForTask may alter, suspend, or discontinue this Website at any time and for any reason or no reason, without notice. The Website, Service and/or AskForTask App may be unavailable from time to time due to maintenance or malfunction of computer or network equipment or other reasons. AskForTask may periodically add or update the information and materials on this Website without notice.

  20. Security. Information sent or received over the Internet is generally unsecure and AskForTask cannot and does not make any representation or warranty concerning security of any communication to or from the Website or any representation or warranty regarding the interception by third parties of personal or other information. You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Service and you are responsible for any activities or actions under your password. You agree to keep your password secure. AskForTask will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these requirements.

  21. General. These Terms of Use, together with our Privacy Policy constitutes the entire agreement between the parties relating to the Website and Service and all related activities. These Terms of Use shall not be modified except in writing signed by both parties or by a new posting of these Terms of Use issued by AskForTask. If any part of these Terms of Use is held to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part shall be deemed severed and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. The failure of AskForTask to exercise or enforce any right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of any right or provision by AskForTask must be in writing and shall only apply to the specific instance identified in such writing. You may not assign the terms of use, or any rights or licenses granted hereunder, whether voluntarily, by operation of law, or otherwise without AskForTask’s prior written consent. AskForTask may assign these Terms of Use to anyone for any reason. These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of Ontario without regard to conflict of laws principles.

If you have any questions about these Terms or if you wish to make any complaint or claim with respect to the AskForTask App or Service, please contact us at: info@AskForTask.com


Last Updated April 22, 2014