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FlipTask.com Terms of Use

These Terms of Use (also referred to as Agreement) govern the use of the services offered by FlipTask L.L.C. and its FlipTask.com web service. Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using the FlipTask service. From here forth FlipTask L.L.C shall be referred to as we, us, our, FlipTask, FlipTask.com, or any variation of FlipTask (including fliptask, Flip Task), the owner and operator of this site. The use of you, your, user, Poster, Runner, or any variation of these words within this document apply to you as a reader and/or participant of FlipTask.com. Your use of any FlipTask services constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to all of the terms and conditions in these Terms of Use and your representation that you are 18 years of age or older. FlipTask reserves the right to modify or amend anything in the Terms of Use at any time. Please check the Terms of Use often to see if they have been modified. If you object to anything in the Terms of Use, you are not permitted to use the FlipTask service and must please leave FlipTask.com.

FlipTask.com is an online marketplace connecting people who need a task, errand, or chore completed (“Posters”), with someone who willingly agrees to complete the specified task, errand, or chore (“Runners”).

FlipTask.com is an online communications marketplace where Runners and Posters can interact. FlipTask.com does not take part in the interaction between Runners and Posters and does not have control over the quality, timing, legality, failure to provide, or any other aspect whatsoever of any service provided by Posters. FlipTask.com does not control the responsibility, integrity, or any actions or omissions of Posters. FlipTask.com does not represent, portray, or have control over the quality, timing or legality of errands, tasks, or chores completed by its Runners. FlipTask.com does not represent the suitability, reliability, timeliness, or accuracy of the errands, tasks, or chores requested and provided by Runners and/or Posters identified through the FlipTask service whether in public, private, or offline interactions.

FlipTask does offer background checks, through a third party service, for its Runners. Runners are not required to have a background check.

FlipTask.com cannot confirm that each Runner/Poster is who they claim to be. FlipTask.com does not take any responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of identity information or any information used on the FlipTask service. Therefore, we strongly encourage you to exercise caution and common sense when interacting with other Runners/Posters to protect yourself and your property just as you would in the real world when meeting a stranger. FlipTask.com and its employees are not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any Runner/Poster using the FlipTask service. FlipTask.com and its employees will not be liable for any claim, injury or damage arising in connection with your use of the FlipTask service.

 

Release

FlipTask is acting only as an online communications platform for people to meet and interact and does not contract with any Runners or Posters. FlipTask is not directly involved in the physical contact between Posters or Runners or in the completion of the services they provide. In the event you have a disagreement with another Runner or Poster, you release FlipTask of any liability, claims, demands, or damages (actual or consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. FlipTask reserves the right to post tasks which may be non-payable for testing and marketing purposes at any time.

 

Privacy

We believe your personal privacy is very important and we strive to protect you. FlipTask provides its Runners and Posters personal profile accounts. You are in charge of and responsible for your account and any confidential information provided by you or FlipTask. Passwords, User ID’s, and accounts are all considered confidential information and if there is suspected unauthorized entry or tampering by any unauthorized party you will contact FlipTask.com immediately. FlipTask does not make available Poster phone numbers, addresses, or any other contact info until said Poster designates a Runner or accepts to share this info when posting a task. Once a runner is chosen, FlipTask.com shares the Posters email address, phone number and the address listed in your task post.

FlipTask takes no responsibility or liability for information posted on any Poster or Runner profile and has no control over the use of any Poster or Runner personal profile account.

 

Links to Third Parties

While FlipTask may contain links to other websites, we do not endorse any websites with links of any kind relaying information about FlipTask. If any links or advertisements should appear FlipTask is not held liable for any non-FlipTask.com related material. FlipTask does not have control over the material or links on any third party sites. It is your responsibility to assess the content and usefulness of the information gathered from all sites outside of FlipTask.com. FlipTask is not held liable or responsible for any links provided by Runners or Posters on FlipTask.com or any other site. You must use your own discretion when evaluating any links or advertisements.

 

No Commercial use or solicitation

FlipTask may be used for your personal, non-commercial use only; you may not use the FlipTask service in connection with any commercial endeavors whatsoever without the express prior written consent of FlipTask.

Without limitation, FlipTask may not be used to solicit for any other business, website or service. You may not solicit, advertise for, or contact in any form Runners or Posters for employment, contracting, or any other purpose not related to errand, task, or chore services facilitated through FlipTask.com without express written permission from FlipTask.

You may not use FlipTask to collect usernames and/or email addresses of members by electronic or other means without the express prior written consent of FlipTask.

 

Your Information

The information and materials you provide to FlipTask.com or any of its Runners/Posters in connection with your signup, registration, and any use of the FlipTask service is solely your information. FlipTask does not take responsibility for any of your information. FlipTask acts only as a channel for your online distribution and publication of information. By these means you represent and warrant FlipTask.com that the information you provide (a) will not be false, inaccurate, incomplete or misleading; (b) will not be fraudulent or involve the sale of counterfeit or stolen items; (c) will not infringe any third party's copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary right or rights of publicity or privacy; (d) will not violate any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation (including without limitation those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination or false advertising); (e) will not be defamatory, libelous, unlawfully threatening, or unlawfully harassing; (f) will not be obscene or contain child pornography or be harmful to minors; (g) will not contain any viruses, Trojan Horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information; and (h) will not create liability for FlipTask.com.

To ensure FlipTask is not violating any rights you might have in the information you provide us and so we can use any information provided, FlipTask.com is granted a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise all copyright, publicity rights, and any other rights you have in the information you provide FlipTask.com, in any media now known or not currently known.

 

Intellectual Property Rights

The content on FlipTask.com, excluding all other intellectual property of other websites obtained by way of linking and API, are owned by FlipTask.com. This includes all text, software, scripts, graphics, editorial content, data, photos, sounds and music, videos, interactive features, images, designs, HTML, look and feel, formatting, logos, and any trademarks. You acknowledge and agree that FlipTask.com retains full ownership of all intellectual property rights of any kind relating to the FlipTask service and FlipTask.com. Users may not distribute, display, reproduce, copy, download, redesign, transmit, sell, license, and reconfigure anything from FlipTask.com without the prior written consent of FlipTask.com to do so. Any use of these materials, other than as permitted on FlipTask.com, is prohibited without the prior permission of FlipTask.com. Any other copyrights, trademarks, logos, service marks, or company names appearing on FlipTask service are the property of their respective owners and may not be used, copied, distributed, or exploited without the prior written consent of these owners.

 

Billing and Payment Policy

Posters are obligated to pay for services completed through FlipTask.com, unless specifically notified otherwise. Posters must validate their credit card through our third party processing agent before posting a task. Posters can pay at the end of completed task or will be automatically charged after a period of three (3) days passes from when a runner completes a task. For all purchases and payments for reimbursement costs, fees or expenses associated with a task, FlipTask.com will charge your credit card or bank account according to the amount agreed upon between you and FlipTask.com for the use of the FlipTask service, and you hereby authorize us to charge your credit card or bank account for such amounts. FlipTask.com will not charge its own fee, with the exception of urgent tasks, on any tip or reimbursement costs or for any user paying for the Pro and Basic plans. Our third party processing agent will charge fees for all tips, reimbursement fees, and costs. These fees will be calculated into amount which the poster pays. FlipTask.com retains the right to place a hold on any payment for a completed task.

No refunds will be provided once the Poster’s credit card has been charged. At FlipTask.com’s sole discretion, refunds may be granted in extenuating circumstances, as a result of specific refund guarantee promotions, successful Satisfaction Guarantee claims, or to correct any errors made by FlipTask.com. Satisfaction Guarantee claims must fall under the following conditions:

(I) Your task was finished within the past 30 days. For recurring services, FlipTask treats each task as a separate instance.

(II) The scope of work that you were charged for was not completed to your satisfaction, or your product or property was damaged as a direct result of the service (we may require documentation from you).

(III) If the Task Runner is unable to fix or rectify the problem to your satisfaction, you can submit a Satisfaction Guarantee claim to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Not all claims will be eligible for the Satisfaction Guarantee. Successful claims will be reimbursed up to $500 of the original task cost.

Any forms of payment outside of FlipTask.com and the FlipTask service will not be eligible for a refund. FlipTask.com will use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of all credit cards and all other personal information; however, we expressly disclaim any liability for any damage that may result should any information be released to any third parties. You shall agree to hold FlipTask.com not liable for any damages that may result from released information. FlipTask.com will use third party services to process credit card information. This information will not be stored on FlipTask.com databases to ensure a higher level of safety and protection. For more information regarding our third party credit card processing providers, please contact FlipTask.com directly or visit our FAQ page.

 

Acceptable Use

FlipTask.com users hereby adhere to the acceptable use terms of FlipTask and PayPal.com.  Any misuse of or deviation from either FlipTask or PayPal acceptable use terms will result in immediate termination from FlipTask.com. By accepting the FlipTask Terms of Use you hereby accept FlipTask.com's acceptable use terms found here: Marketplace Rules. PayPal acceptable use terms found here: PayPal Acceptable Use Terms

 

Employment

FlipTask.com is not an employment service for Runners/Posters. Runners and Posters will function as individual contractors for themselves. FlipTask.com will not be liable for any tax or withholding, including but not limited to unemployment insurance, employer’s liability, social security or payroll withholding tax in connection with your use of the FlipTask service. We reserve the right to enforce and you understand and agree that if FlipTask.com is found liable for any tax or withholding tax relating to your use of the FlipTask service, you will reimburse FlipTask.com immediately and pay an equivalent amount not withholding any amount of interest or penalties associated with any tax or tax withholding.

 

Termination

FlipTask.com reserves the right, without limitation, to terminate or suspend any Runner or Poster accounts, including the use of the FlipTask service, for any and no reason. You will be provided a written or email notice of termination and/or suspension. This action will be effective immediately upon delivery of said notice. Misuse of the FlipTask service, engaging in inappropriate and/or offensive behavior, or breaching any term of this agreement will result in immediate termination and/or suspension. If FlipTask.com terminates or suspends your right to use its service for any of these reasons, you will not be entitled to any refunds. On top of termination/suspension, FlipTask.com reserves the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and injunctive redress. Upon termination you will cease access to FlipTask.com and the FlipTask service.

This agreement will remain enforceable against you even after your right to use the FlipTask service is terminated and/or suspended. You may however, terminate this agreement at any time of your choosing by stopping all use of the FlipTask service.

 

Changes and Modifications to the Agreement and FlipTask service

FlipTask.com reserves the right to change, modify, amend, suspend, improve, or discontinue the FlipTask service, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. These modifications may also include restrictions of features or parts of the FlipTask service and become effective immediately upon being posted to FlipTask.com. It is your responsibility to check the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. By using the FlipTask service you agree to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with changes or modifications to these Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and/or FlipTask service then you are to terminate and cease all use of the FlipTask service.

 

Disclaimers of Warranty

YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF FLIPTASK.COM AND THE FlipTask SERVICE SHALL BE AT YOUR OWN RISK. FLIPTASK.COM MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE'S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) MISTAKES, ERRORS OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO FLIPTASK.COM OR ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY YOU, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM FLIPTASK.COM, (V) ANY VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, WORMS OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (VI) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH FLIPTASK.COM, (VI) PERSONAL INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY YOU THAT IS INTERCEPTED, FALSLY USED, DESTROYED, DELETED, MISAPPROPRIATED OR USED BY ANYONE ELSE, (VII) RUNNERS, POSTERS, OR ANY OTHER USERS OF THE FlipTask SERVICE CONDUCT, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE (VIII) TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY, OR CONTENT OF THE FlipTask SERVICE OR ANY USER, POSTER, RUNNER USING FLIPTASK.COM. FLIPTASK.COM DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT, CONTENT, OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY ANY THIRD PARTY, OR BY ANY USERS OF THE FlipTask SERVICE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND FLIPTASK.COM WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE ANY SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.

 

Limitations of Liability

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE NOT TO HOLD FLIPTASK.COM, ITS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OR AGENTS LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, SUITS, CLAIMS, AND/OR CONTROVERSIES (COLLECTIVELY, “LIABILITIES”) THAT HAVE ARISEN OR MAY ARISE, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, RELATING TO YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE FlipTask SERVICE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY LIABILITIES ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONDUCT, ACT OR OMISSION OF ANY USER, RUNNER, OR POSTER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION STALKING, HARASSMENTTHAT IS SEXUAL OR OTHERWISE, ACTS OF PHYSICAL VIOLENCE, AND DESTRUCTION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY), ANY DISPUTE WITH ANY USER, ANY INSTRUCTION, ADVICE, ACT, OR SERVICE PROVIDED BY FLIPTASK.COM AND ANY DESTRUCTION OF YOUR INFORMATION.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL FLIPTASK.COM OR ITS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, UNFORESEEABLE, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE FlipTask SERVICE. THESE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY APPLY REGARDLESS OF THE NATURE OF ANY CLAIM, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY. IN THE EVENT A COURT DETERMINES THAT FLIPTASK.COM, ITS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OR AGENTS ARE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES, IN NO EVENT WILL THE AMASSED LIABILITY, WHETHER ARISING IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, EQUITABLE THEORY OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED THE GREATER OF A) TOTAL FEES PAID BY YOU TO FLIPTASK.COM DURING THE SIX (6) MONTHS PRIOR TO THE TIME SUCH CLAIM AROSE, OR B) ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS (U.S. $100.00).

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless FlipTask.com, its directors, officers, employees, agents, independent contractors, and providers from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses, including but not limited to attorney's fees and costs incurred, arising from your use and/or inability to use the FlipTask service. You will not, in any event, settle any claim or matter without the written consent of FlipTask.com. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Service and your use of FlipTask.com.

 

General Terms

No Agency: FlipTask.com serves only as a marketplace for its users and in no way intends for any independent contractor, agency, company, partnership, joint venture, and franchise or employment relationship to be created by this Terms of Use agreement.

You may not assign this Terms of Use, in whole or in part, to any third party without the written consent of FlipTask.com. Should any part of this Terms of Use be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion will be construed consistent with applicable law and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. Failure by FlipTask.com to enforce any provision(s) of this Terms of Use will not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Colorado.

Informal negotiations may occur to expedite resolution and reduce the cost of any dispute, claim or conflict. You and FlipTask.com agree to first attempt to settle by negotiation any dispute informally for at least thirty (30) days before initiating any court proceedings. Any claim or dispute between you and FlipTask.com, that cannot be resolved through informal negotiations within 30 days of a written notice, shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in Colorado. FlipTask.com’s address for such written notices is FlipTask LLC, 1724 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302 addressed with Attention: Legal.

You and FlipTask.com agree that any cause of action arising from, out of or in relation to FlipTask.com must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action amasses. Otherwise, such cause of action is permanently abandoned.

I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE PRECEDING TERMS OF USE AND THE FLIPTASK.COM PRIVACY POLICY AND AGREE THAT MY USE OF THE FLIPTASK SERVICE IS AN ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF MY AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT.