This User Agreement ("Agreement") is a legally binding contract between you ("User" or "you") and Hawk Teams ("Company" or "we") governing your use of our writer management platform ("Platform"). By accessing or using the Platform, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you may not use the Platform.
1.1 You must be at least 18 years old and have the legal capacity to enter into this Agreement. By using the Platform, you represent and warrant that you meet these eligibility requirements.
2. Account Registration
2.1 In order to access certain features of the Platform, you may be required to create an account. You agree to provide accurate, current, and complete information during the registration process. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account credentials and for any activities that occur under your account.
2.2 You must not share your account credentials with any third party or allow unauthorized access to your account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other security breach.
3. Platform Usage
3.1 The Hawk Teams Platform is designed to facilitate communication between writers and managers for writing projects. As a User, you may post writing tasks, provide project details, and communicate with writers through our messaging system.
3.2 You agree to use the Platform for lawful purposes only and not to engage in any activity that violates any applicable laws, regulations, or the rights of others.
4. User Responsibilities
4.1 As a User, you are responsible for ensuring that any content you post on the Platform, including writing tasks and project details, does not infringe upon the intellectual property rights of third parties or violate any applicable laws or regulations.
4.2 You agree not to engage in any harmful or disruptive behavior on the Platform, including but not limited to spamming, hacking, or distributing malware.
5. Writer Selection and Contracts
5.1 Hawk Teams does not guarantee the availability or suitability of any writer for your projects. As a User, you are responsible for selecting a writer based on their qualifications and skills.
5.2 When hiring a writer through the Platform, you may enter into a separate contract or agreement with the writer for the specific writing project. Hawk Teams is not a party to such contracts and is not responsible for their enforcement.
6. Payment and Fees
6.1 The use of the Hawk Teams Platform is free for Users. However, you may be required to pay fees to writers for their services as agreed upon in your separate contract with the writer.
6.2 Hawk Teams may charge fees for additional services or premium features, and such fees will be clearly communicated to you before you incur them.
7. Intellectual Property
7.1 All content and materials on the Hawk Teams Platform, including but not limited to logos, trademarks, text, graphics, and software, are the property of Hawk Teams or its licensors and are protected by intellectual property laws.
7.2 As a User, you retain ownership of the content you post on the Platform, but you grant Hawk Teams a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, display, and distribute such content for the purpose of providing and promoting the Platform.
8.1 Hawk Teams reserves the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Platform at any time for any reason, including but not limited to violations of this Agreement or for conduct that we believe is harmful to the Platform or other Users.
8.2 Upon termination, all rights and licenses granted to you under this Agreement will immediately cease, and you must promptly cease all use of the Platform.
9. Disclaimer of Warranties
9.1 The Hawk Teams Platform is provided "as is" and "as available" without any warranties or representations of any kind. We do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of the content on the Platform or the suitability of writers for your projects.
9.2 Hawk Teams disclaims all warranties, whether express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
10. Limitation of Liability
10.1 Hawk Teams shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or relating to your use of the Platform or the actions of any writers.
10.2 In no event shall Hawk Teams' total liability to you exceed the amount of fees paid by you to Hawk Teams, if any, during the six months preceding the date of the claim.
11.1 You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Hawk Teams, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses arising out of or in connection with your use of the Platform or any violation of this Agreement.
12. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
12.1 This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of [Your Jurisdiction], without regard to its conflict of laws principles.
12.2 Any disputes arising out of or in connection with this Agreement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of [Your Jurisdiction].
13.1 Hawk Teams reserves the right to amend or modify this Agreement at any time by posting the revised terms on the Platform. Your continued use of the Platform after such changes will constitute your acceptance of the updated Agreement.
14. Entire Agreement
14.1 This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Hawk Teams regarding the use of the Platform and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings, whether written or oral.