Freelance Central Terms of Service

Freelance Central - Terms of Use

By using Freelance Central services, you are becoming a party to this agreement and are consenting to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree with all of the terms and conditions of this agreement, do not use the website and services. If you have any questions about these terms and conditions, please contact Freelance Central at hello@freelancecentral.com.

This Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions of your use of the www.freelancecentral.com website (the “Software”).

License Grant

Freelance Central hereby grants to you, and you hereby accept, subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, a temporary, non-exclusive, non-transferable license, without the right to sublicense, to use the computer-executable object code of the Software solely for your own personal use. 

Restrictions on Copying and Modification

You may not copy the Software, except as expressly permitted by this license. You may not modify or alter the Software, reverse engineer, create derivative works of the Software, decompile or reverse engineer the Software, translate the Software or reduce the Software by any other means to a human-perceivable form.

Ownership

You may not rent, sell, transfer, lend, redistribute or sublicense the Software to any other person or entity. You may not remove or alter any copyright or other proprietary notice contained in the Software. Title to, and ownership of, and all proprietary rights in, the Software and each copy thereof shall remain at all times with Freelance Central or its third-party licensors.

Consent to Use of Data

You agree that Freelance Central may collect and use information that is provided by you when you use the Software to facilitate the provision of updates, product support, and other services to you (if any) related to the Software. Your use of the Software is subject to Freelance Central’s Privacy Policy located at www.freelancecentral.com/privacy, which is expressly made a part of this Agreement.

Term

Your license shall become effective when you first use a Freelance Central website or service. You may terminate your license at any time by ceasing to use Freelance Central websites and services. Freelance Central or its licensed third party distributor or licensor of the Software may terminate your license to use the Software at any time in the event that you fail to comply with any of the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement or such third party distributor’s terms and conditions. Upon termination of your license, you shall immediately cease using the Software and you shall uninstall the Software, if applicable.

Third-Party Materials

The Software may display or enable access to content, data, information, applications, or materials from third parties or provide links to certain third-party websites (“Third Party Materials”). By using the Software, you acknowledge and agree that Freelance Central is not responsible for examining or evaluating the content, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, validity, copyright compliance, legality, decency, quality, or any other aspect of such Third Party Materials. Freelance Central does not warrant or endorse, and does not assume and will not have any liability or responsibility to you or any other person, for any Third Party Materials. Third-Party Materials and links to other websites are provided solely as a convenience to you. To the extent you choose to access such Third Party Materials, you do so at your own initiative and risk, and are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws, including but not limited to applicable local laws.

Freelance Central may make future changes or modifications to such terms and conditions at any time without notice, and your subsequent viewing or use of Freelance Central Software will constitute your agreement to the changes and modifications. There may be additional terms and conditions provided throughout Freelance Central websites or services governing your use of particular functions, features, information, and applications available through the Software.

Freelance Central Software is provided solely for the use of current freelancecentral.com customers to assist them in the collection of data, preparation of tax returns, and e-filing of certain taxes exclusively for and with freelancecentral.com and may not be used by any other persons or entity, or for any other purpose. Freelance Central provides its customers with proprietary tools, including spreadsheets, to assist them in the preparation and e-file of Form 1099-NEC and related credits, prepare customer data for bulk upload to freelancecentral.com, and to e-file that information with the Internal Revenue Service. Customers are defined as those entities with a valid Employer Identification Number (EIN #) or Tax Identification Number (TIN #) issued by the Internal Revenue Service and registered with freelancecentral.com. The Use of freelancecentral.com and its information and services for the benefit of third-party customers are expressly prohibited.

It is the nature of tax filings that rates and forms are changed by the taxing entity from time to time. It is the responsibility of the taxpayer to cooperate with and respond promptly to any communications from Freelance Central or freelancecentral.com regarding such changes.
Freelance Central does not accept ideas, concepts, or techniques for new services or products. If such information is received, it will not be considered confidential and Freelance Central will be deemed free to use, communicate and exploit such information in any manner it chooses.

Login Registration

By registering on freelancecentral.com, you agree to provide accurate and current information about yourself as prompted and to maintain and promptly update your online profile information to keep it accurate and current.
When you register using freelancecentral.com “Getting Started” or a similar registration process, your email will become your user ID and you will be asked to provide a password. A confirmation email will be sent to your email address. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and user ID, and you are responsible for all activities that occur under your password and User ID. You agree to (a) immediately notify freelancecentral.com of any unauthorized use of your user ID and password, and (b) to ensure that you exit from your freelancecentral.com session at the end of each visit.

Taxpayers, and their designee, are responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of Taxpayer filing data is the responsibility of Taxpayer.

You are responsible for the accuracy of the information you submit. In the event your data does not meet IRS criteria, freelancecentral.com will make reasonable efforts to contact you so that corrections can be made by you prior to filing. Freelancecentral.com assumes no responsibility or liability for data errors that cause late filing penalties. In the event, a filing is completed and you discover changes or corrections need to be made, an amendment will be filed, for which there may be an additional fee.

Taxpayers, and their designees, are responsible for meeting filing deadlines.

Changes to freelancecentral.com

Freelance Central.com and its content may be changed, deleted, or updated at any time without notice.

Termination of Use

Freelance Central may discontinue, suspend or modify at any time without notice, and may block, terminate or suspend your and any user’s access to its websites and services at any time for any reason in its sole discretion, even if access continues to be allowed to others.

Ownership

Freelancecentral.com and its content are protected by United States copyright, trademark, and other laws. © 2011. All rights reserved. Specifically Freelance Central does not convey to anyone, through allowing access to freelancecentral.com, any ownership rights in this or any other website or to any content appearing on the Software. Unauthorized persons may not copy, modify, translate, transmit, distribute, adapt, reproduce, decompile, reverse engineer or disassemble any part of freelancecentral.com or its content.

Third-Party Charges; Indemnification

You agree to be responsible for, and to pay, any and all costs and charges incurred by you to third parties, including, without limitation, providers of telecommunications products and services, in connection with your use of the Software. You agree to indemnify and hold Freelance Central harmless from and against any such costs and charges and from and against any losses or damages suffered by Freelance Central as a result of your breach of any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

Disclaimer of Warranty

The software is provided on an “as is” basis, without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement, all of which warranties are hereby expressly excluded and disclaimed. In no event will Freelance Central be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, reliance or exemplary damages including, but not limited to, loss of profits, loss of data, or loss of use damages, even if Freelance Central has been advised of the possibility of the same. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so some of the above limitations may not apply to you. No even, however, shall the maximum liability of Freelance Central arising out of or in connection with this agreement or the provision or use of the software, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise, exceed the greater of : (i) the fees, if any, you paid for the software; or (ii) ten dollars.

Freelance Central recognizes that filing deadlines for tax returns exist and are the sole responsibility of the end-user. A filing deadline is met when the customer’s tax return is “ACCEPTED by the IRS“ not when the end-user submits information for filing. Freelancecentral.com will not be held responsible for penalties, fees, or interest that result due to tax returns being accepted by the IRS after the filing deadline.

Freelancecentral.com does not warrant nor make any representation regarding the results of your use of the tools on the website in terms of capability, correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. No oral or written information, representation, or advice given by freelancecentral.com or an authorized representative of freelancecentral.com shall create a warranty.

Miscellaneous. Entire Agreement

This Agreement sets forth the complete understanding of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior understandings and communications relating thereto.

Modification; Waiver

This Agreement may be modified or amended by Freelance Central at any time. The waiver by Freelance Central of a breach of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any succeeding breach of the same or any other provision, nor shall any delay or omission on the part of Freelance Central to avail itself of any right, power or privilege that it has or may have hereunder operated as a waiver of any right, power or privilege.

Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Connecticut as if made in and performed entirely within Connecticut. The parties expressly reject any application to this Agreement of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. All disputes arising out of this Agreement shall be resolved exclusively in the federal or state courts located within the State of Connecticut, and you hereby agree to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts.

Successors and Assigns

This Agreement is binding upon and inures to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and assigns, but you may not assign or otherwise transfer this Agreement or your rights and duties without the prior written consent of Freelance Central.

Severability

In the event that any provision of this Agreement shall for any reason be held invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any respect by a court of competent jurisdiction, to such extent such provision shall be deemed null and void and severed from this Agreement, and the remainder hereof shall remain in full force and effect.

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