These Terms and Conditions of Use for Experts constitute an Agreement (the “Agreement”) between Technical Expert Network ("TEN") and the Expert (“Expert”, “Experts” or “you”). It is your responsibility to read this Agreement carefully before using TEN’s website, located at < technical-expert-network.com>. By clicking on the “SUBMIT” button and by affirmatively indicating that you have read and understand these terms and conditions, and by using this Site, you agree to abide by the conditions of this Agreement. If you agree to this Agreement on behalf of a business, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind that business to this Agreement and your agreement to these terms will be treated as the agreement of the business. This Agreement includes any guidelines or rules posted and updated on the Site by TEN from time to time.
The Site is a gathering place and independent community for technical Experts to advertise their knowledge and capabilities and for customers seeking guidance and expertise in one of a number of subject matters and fields (“Customers”). The Site’s social and business networking capabilities allow Experts and Customers to establish profiles and communicate with each other. The Site is also a marketplace created to connect Customers and Experts, and through which Customers will engage Experts to provide a variety of informational and expert services. Customers can then contract with Experts to provide them with expertise in a particular subject matter or on a particular topic. TEN is not responsible for and does not oversee or manage the completion of the services contracted or the work of the Experts. Experts are solely responsible for the completion of the service and providing Customers with a high level of courtesy, respect and professionalism and for completing the project in a timely manner.
The Site also features a payment platform allowing Customers to remit monies to Experts directly through the Site for services contracted for through the Site. TEN will Collect transaction fees directly from customers at the conclusion of a consulting engagement.
TEN is not responsible for the substance, content, completeness, or veracity of the work completed by the Experts for Customers. TEN does not represent, warrant or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed or distributed through the Site. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum, survey result, white papers or information shall be at your sole risk.
The use of the Site is available only to legal entities/persons who are at least eighteen (18) years old and are otherwise capable of forming legally binding contracts under applicable law. Experts are not employees, agents or contractors of TEN and do not have the authority to enter into any contracts on behalf of TEN, unless otherwise specified in writing.
As an Expert, you represent that you are not (a) a citizen of or reside in a country or are an employee of a company domiciled in a country in which use or participation is prohibited by law, decree, regulation, treaty or administrative act.
The Site permits Experts to create profiles where they can provide potential Customers with information related to background, expertise, work experience, and country of residence, among other fields in order to promote their services (“Profile”). Expert is responsible for the creation and maintenance of Expert’s TEN Profile. Expert warrants that all information provided on the Profile is valid, accurate and current, and Expert agrees to not include any false or misleading information on Expert’s Profile. It is the Expert’s sole responsibility to keep the Profile up-to-date. TEN is not responsible for the statements and substance provided by Experts or Customers through the Profile and does not warrant the accuracy of any information provided.
BY ACCEPTING THIS AGREEMENT, THE EXPERT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS TEN, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS (THE “TEN INDEMNIFIED PARTIES”) AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, OF ANY KIND, AND LOSSES, WHETHER UNDER TORT OR CONTRACT LAW ARISING OUT OF ANY MISLEADING OR FALSE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY CUSTOMER AND/OR ANY DOCUMENTATION UPLOADED BY CUSTOMER THAT IS EITHER FALSE, MISLEADING, INACCURATE OR INFRINGES ON ANOTHER PARTY’S INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS. THE EXPERT WILL FURTHER INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE TEN INDEMNIFIED PARTIES AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, OF ANY KIND, AND LOSSES, WHETHER UNDER TORT OR CONTRACT LAW ARISING FROM ANY FALSE, INACCURATE, OR MISLEADING INFORMATION PROVIDED TO A CUSTOMER(S) IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICING OF A CONTRACT PROCURED THROUGH THE TEN PLATFORM TO PROVIDE EXPERT SERVICES.