Terms of Service

Parttimenow.com is owned by Part Time Now LLC, hereon mentioned as “Part Time Now”.

Welcome to the Part Time Now, an online Market Place. The following are the terms and conditions of the site, which governs and regulates the access and usage of the site. It includes content, services offered, and functionality in the website, covered by Part Time Now, as and when applicable.

Before you start using the site (https://www.parttimenow.com), please read the Terms of Service carefully.

By using this site, by creating an account, by becoming a member of the site, by accepting the terms and conditions, you agree and accept to bind by our Policies and Terms of our Services mentioned here. If you don’t agree to the Terms of Service, you do have access the site.

This site is intended, offered and available only to the users who are 13 plus years old. You are not eligible to use the site or the other services offered by Part Time Now, if you are aged less than 13 years. By accessing and using the site, you represent, accept and warrant that you are legally eligible to create a contract as a user and comply with all eligibility requirements.

You have access to our customer support team 24 / 7 to clarify your queries regarding the Terms and Conditions of the site.

Key Terms

Buyer:

A registered user of Part Time Now who can purchase the gigs at https://www.parttimenow.com/

Seller:

A registered user of Part Time Now who sell / offer gigs at https://www.parttimenow.com/

Favorites:

The users or buyers can create a list of favorite sellers whose gigs can be purchased frequently. The collection of sellers provides easy access.

Custom Offers:

These are special offers / services provided by a seller upon receiving a specific request from a buyer. It is tailor made to meet the requirement of the buyers.

Post a request:

This feature is for buyers. Buyers can post their custom requirement when they can’t find a freelancer who is offering a service which exactly matches with their requirement.  Once posted, freelancers at Part Time Now, who can do the job as per the buyer preferences, can come and bid the GIG and the buyer can select a seller to complete the task.

Dashboard:

The Dashboard is a statistical table that briefs the data about the activity of the registered users of https://www.parttimenow.com/.

Disputes:

It refers to disagreement between a buyer and a seller that arise before completion of an order.

Express Services:

These are quick gigs / services that are delivered in 24 hours or less.

Featured Services:

A gig that is listed at the top of the home page or category page or any specific page, highlighted with the banner as ‘Featured.

Services / Gig:

Gigs refers to the services provided by sellers on https://www.parttimenow.com/.

Gig Extras:

Gigs are offered starting from $3. Additional and optional services are extended as Gig extras at an additional pay.

Part Time Now Referral Program:

This is the feature that allows the users to generate the referral URL, share it with friends, colleagues, family members on social media and email.  Users (Referrers) will get paid if someone clicks on the referral URL and registers with Part Time Now.

User Protection Policy:

Part Time Now ensure safeguarding the information about users, keeps it secured and private. The user details can be maintained as anonymous, even while getting payment.

Multiple Gigs:

Every seller is entitled to offer multiple gigs. For instance, if a user offers you one article for $3, you can buy two or three simultaneously.

Level:

Based on the performance, skill, reputation, reviews and feedback, each user can enhance the status of the account by advancing to Level 1, Level 2, etc.

Order:

Order is nothing but purchase of a gig.

Rating:

Rating is the feedback given by sellers and buyers upon successful delivery and receipt of gigs, respectively.

Recommended Gig:

It refers to a set of gigs picked by the content management team that will appear at the top of the category, sub-category and search pages.

Revenue:

The amount earned by sellers upon successful delivery of a gig and completion of the order.

Metadata:

It is a special feature that allows the users to describe the Gig in keyword form. It provides a better exposure to the sellers when buyers use search option to find the services based on keywords at Part Time Now.

Single Click Payment:

It is an automated payment process facilitated by PayPal.

Response Rate:

It refers to how quickly buyer or seller response to the queries. The response rate is tracked based on your responsiveness to the gigs on the past 30 days.

Shopping Cart:

This is the feature that enables the buyers to place an order for the gig in bulk.

Part Time Now Directory:

Refers to a group of gigs classified under similar categories and sub-categories.

OVERVIEW

The services are offered starting from $3. Buy or sell the gigs, anything, anytime and anywhere starting from $3.

Signing up with Part Time Now is free. But, Sellers need to subscribe any one subscription package to get their GIGs listed on the market place. After subscribing to any one package, sellers can sell their services and GIG extras on the market place, refer friends and colleagues to earn referral commission, bid and win “Custom Client Requested GIGs. The services are accessible only by the registered member of the site.

To use Part Time Now, you need to register with the site using a valid email address and create an account.

Buyers pay for all the orders in advance. After successful delivery of each gig, sellers account would be credited based on their level automatically.

Orders can be specific or custom offer.

Based on the performance, skill, reputation, reviews and feedback, each seller can enhance the status of the account by advancing to Level 1, Level 2, etc.

All sellers must fulfill the order and deliver the service promptly. Without valid reason, the seller cannot cancel the order.

When an order is marked complete, it will be closed in 3 days or immediately after when the buyer leaves the feedback.

A buyer can reject the order under many grounds.

Disputes and disagreements may occur and either party may request for mutual cancellation of the order.

SELLERS

Basics:

Sellers need to subscribe any one subscription package to get their GIGs listed on the market place. After subscribing to any one package, sellers can sell their services and GIG extras on the market place, refer friends and colleagues to earn referral commission, bid and win “Custom Client Requested GIGs. The market place commission is fixed as per the subscribed package and here are the details: Starter Plan – 20%, Business Plan – 15% and Professional Plan – 10%.

After successful completion of each gig, your account will be credited automatically after deducting the commission, as you net revenue.

Each order is defined under the ORDERS section, which is accredited to seller by Part Time Now.

The seller’s account will be credited with the reward after 7 days mandatory clearance period after the order is completed. This policy is included as safety clearance for the earnings.

When the seller violates the terms or become suspicious, the account will be disabled from withdrawals to prevent fraudulent transactions by the Trust and Safety team of Part Time Now. Only after a complete review of account and confirmation of security questions, the account will be enabled for withdrawal.

In case of cancellation of order, funds will be refunded to buyer’s account.

Sellers have the option to withdraw funds using different withdrawal option.

The rating is the feedback given by sellers and buyers upon successful delivery and receipt of gigs, respectively. It is auto calculated based on the reviews.

Gigs:

Sellers are allowed to list GIGs on the market place after subscribing to any one of the listed package in subscription section.  We advise sellers to be very specific while creating a new gig.  You know what your skills are and post your top skills only as gigs.  Keep in mind that, bad ratings from the buyers will spoil your reputation and earning.

The gigs may be removed by us for violation of terms and conditions, policies and regulations of Part Time Now, which include but not limited to the following:

  • Infringement of trademark, copyright
  • Fraudulent services / illegal services
  • Infringement of trademark, copyright reported through Intellectual Property Claims
  • Adult / Obscene / Porno services
  • Copies of Gigs are done intentionally
  • Violence, unlawful and Spam
  • Misleading gigs
  • Reselling

When gigs falls under the above category are removed, it also results in removal and cancellation of the seller’s account. The postings that are removed under violation of services cannot be restored in any form. Any gigs that redirect the user to the third party websites through a link are also considered inappropriate. All gigs should have an appropriate image, related to the services offered by the seller. Some gigs that require video may also enable the seller to upload gig video, relevant to the service.

LEVEL:

Part Time Now helps leveraging the skills of the sellers. Part Time Now seek to harness the performance of the sellers and help them grow their business. Based on the performance, skill, reputation, earning, reviews and feedback, each user can enhance the status of the account by advancing to Level 1, Level 2, etc.

  • Levels are advanced based on an automated system, periodically.
  • Current levels that a seller can achieve include Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 or Top Rated Seller.
  • When sellers do not give high quality service on the gigs they sell and experience a drop in the ratings from the buyer or when they stop delivering the services, etc. impact the level of the seller.
  • Advanced level provides the sellers with additional benefits, offers and different facilities with respect to building their business.

Level 3 or TOP RATED SELLERS:

Sellers can achieve this level automatically with their performance and earnings.  However, our support team too upgrades manually, based on the volume of sales, rating and reviews, seniority, and leadership qualities. These sellers have additional facilities than normal sellers. They have access to additional features than the previous levels, which include VIP support, quick withdrawal of funds and many more.

The eligibility of being targeted as Top Rated Seller is evaluated by the Part Time Now team, based on the quality and standards developed. If the top rated sellers cannot maintain their high quality service, experience a drop in ratings, fails to deliver orders on time or violate the Terms and Services pose the risk of losing their status and the associated benefits.

CUSTOM OFFER:

These are special offers / services provided by a seller upon receiving a specific request from a buyer. It is tailor made to meet the requirement of the buyers. Sellers can also send the customized offers to the buyer addressing all requirements of the buyer. Generally, custom offer includes the accurate description of the service, price, expected time of delivery and other details that are essential to complete the gig.

REVENUE WITHDRAWAL:

To withdraw funds from Part Time Now, you should have a user account with the withdrawal providers listed at Part Time Now. Each withdrawal provider allows the user to have only one withdrawal account associated with the respective profile. For instance, if there are 5 withdrawal options available, the user can withdraw using any of the five options, but can have only one account registered as a withdrawal option with every withdrawal provider.

The seller’s account will be credited and will be available for the withdrawal after 7 days mandatory clearance period after the order is completed. This policy is included as safety clearance for the earnings.

Withdrawal is possible only if it is available. The withdrawal fee varies with every withdrawal options / provider. Withdrawal request cannot be reversed once it is done, it cannot be undone. A percentage of withdrawal fee is charged by the option you choose to withdraw. For instance, PayPal will charge you a certain percentage as withdrawal fee.

BUYERS

BASICS:

  • No payment outside Part Time Now is allowed, using any payment method. All transactions are deemed to be the part of PartTimeNow.com. In case if any seller insists on paying outside the site, notify the same immediately to the customer support center.
  • Buyers do not get the rights to cancelled works, delivered works, published works for marketing as well as promotional activities.
  • Buyers can request for specific / customized orders by using Post a Request feature.

PURCHASES:

All gigs are paid in advance. Buyers can create an order only after depositing the money in account to protect the interest of the sellers. Buyers can order from a gig page of the sellers through Order Now button. Buyers can request for custom orders by giving all details of the requirements. Gigs can be purchased using PayPal, Credit Card, and many other payment options are available. There is no processing free as of now.

Funds will be returned back to the account in case if the order is cancelled.

If you already have funds as balance in your accounts, you can use it for next purchase, providing that the balance amount in your account is sufficient to cover the entire amount to pay for the gig.

To protect against all fraudulent activities, prevent unauthorized transactions, claims and other illegal financial transactions, we never collect any payment information like credit card details. However, the payment vendors are allowed to collect the payment details for transactions.

VAT is applicable only in specific countries. In countries that mandate VAT, the standard rules and charges are applicable.

ORDERS

BASICS:

After payment confirmation, your order will be created with a unique order number. Orders bought by combining Gig Extras and Gig Multiples forms part of a custom order with extra services added to every request.

Sellers must deliver the services and / or evidence of work utilizing the Delivery button as requested by the buyer. Utilizing the “Delivery” button when a request was not completed may bring a cancellation of that request after reviewing the order, which influences the sellers reviewing and rating and result as a warning to the seller.

An order is marked complete by Part Time Now automated system only when the order is delivered, accepted and rated by the buyer. When there is no request for revision or no rating after 3 days of delivering the order, it will be marked as complete automatically.

We always encourage the buyers and sellers to manage and settle the conflicts among themselves without calling Support Center unnecessarily. However, if the users fail to settle things, they can always seek help from the support center.

HANDLING ORDERS:

When a buyer orders a gig, a notification is sent to the seller’s email and the same is updated in the notification section of the seller’s account. As mentioned in the order, sellers are required to meet the delivery schedule as specified by the buyer. If they fail to meet the delivery schedule, the buyer may cancel the order and it apparently affects the seller’s rating. Sellers must deliver the services and / or evidence of work utilizing the Delivery button as requested by the buyer. Utilizing the “Delivery” button when a request was not completed may bring a cancelation of that request after reviewing the order, which influences the sellers reviewing and rating and result as a warning to the seller.

Part Time Now is not responsible for malware or virus files. It is the responsibility of the sellers and buyers to check and scan the documents / files.

A seller or a buyer has the right to raise a mutual order cancellation request at any point of time before order delivery. A buyer has the right to request modifications after order delivery. The buyer can use the option, “Request Modifications” to request for rework / revising the order, provided that the gig delivered does not match with the description of the order.

FEEDBACK AND REVIEWS:

Feedback and reviews are provided by the buyer after completion of the order. It forms an important part of review and rating system that enables sellers to build their business. Reviews and ratings of a user demonstrate the overall experience of the buyer with the sellers. The feedback and ratings also determine the quality of the services provided by the sellers. Since the ratings and reviews may badly impact the overall rating of the seller, it is recommended to communicate thoroughly and sort out the differences, clarify all the doubts and provide quality services that meet the requirements of the buyer to get positive feedback and good rating.

Leaving a feedback is mandatory for a buyer. However, if the feedback violates the Terms of Service, it is removed by us.

To prevent misuse of the feedback and review system, all reviews should come from the legitimate sources within the community and is thoroughly reviewed by us. Involving in any malfunctions to enhance the rating and purchasing fake gigs may end up cancellation of the account.

Feedback, comments, reviews and ratings are displayed on the gig page of the sellers account. Buyers may simply rate the order without giving the comments. Even in case of cancellation of the orders, the feedback is not removed. Feedback once rated by the buyer cannot be undone.

When the buyer fails to review and rate the completed order in 3 days of delivery, it will be marked as completed.

SHIPPING:

Some services and orders may call for shipping, like arts and crafts, collectible items, etc. If you sell a product that needs shipping, you can charge the buyer with shipping charges. Shipping is available for both local and international clients.

Buyers who ask for delivery of services that require shipping should provide proper shipping details for delivery of the completed same. It is the responsibility of the seller to arrange for the shipping of the order after receiving the shipping address from the buyer.

Part Time Now has no relation and responsibility to guarantee the delivery, tracking, condition and quality of the shipping. It is the sole responsibility of the seller. Part Time Now has no liability for the damages of the goods during delivery or any other problem that may arise during shipping.

It is always better to discuss in advance about the safer shipping options with the buyer to find the right shipper to deliver the orders. The buyers can recommend the shippers who can safely deliver the orders to the buyer’s shipping address.

PRINTING AND SHIPPING:

There are few services offered by the sellers of Part Time Now, which is printed and shipped / physically delivered to the customers. For instance, customized stationery, T-shirt printing, business cards, canvas, etc. The pricing for printing and shipping varies with the normal pricing terms. Check out the Pricing Terms for the orders that need printing. Buyers who place orders that involve printing and delivery of the orders through shipping should provide the shipping address. The other terms and services with respect to completion of the printing order, acceptance, requests for revising the order, etc. remains the same like any other Gig service.

If you have any queries regarding the same, contact the support center.

DISPUTES AND CANCELLATIONS OF THE ORDERS:

We always encourage the buyers and sellers to manage and settle the conflicts among themselves without calling Support Center unnecessarily. However, if the users fail to settle things, they can always seek help from the support center.

Buyers and sellers are entitled to get customer support only when the order cancellations are performed within 6 days of order completion. It is not possible to cancel the order after 6 days of order completion date.

A transaction dispute in terms of financial transactions like reversal of payment, refund request, etc. forms part of violation of Terms of Service. If you involve in any financial transaction dispute, your account will be temporarily deactivated on the grounds of security violations. Upon investigations, your account may be reactivated, which cannot be guaranteed.  Even filing the dispute with the payment provider doesn’t guarantee you the refund and comes under violation of the Terms.

In case of dispute, you are always encouraged to contact the support center.

If the seller delivered the order precisely as per the description mentioned / given by the buyer, the buyer has no rights to cancel the order based on the quality / services provided.

Every order has the eligibility to cancellation under different grounds. The orders can also be cancelled by the Customer Support team of Part Time Now under the grounds of violation of rules, misconduct, spam orders, and other clauses as applicable. Part Time Now has all rights to withhold any order, cancel the orders and even block the user account or transactions if it is found suspicious.

REFUNDS:

Part Time Now refund the amount of the order back to the buyer’s account after cancellation of an order. All pending orders and open orders can be cancelled and process for appropriate refund will be commenced immediately. To prevent abuse, spam and fraudulent transactions, all refund transactions are processed after it is completely reviewed by the customer support team.

USER CONDUCT

Part Time Now is the largest marketplace where you get your stuff done with ease. The services are offered at flexible rates. If you want to have a better understanding about Part Time Now, we have a lot of resources to help you out. Get access to the additional resources, learn about the tips and tricks to grow your business in Part Time Now or buy the best services available.

The services offered at Part Time Now are intended to reflect the developing economy and assists the skilled individuals to develop their business. Users can engage and communicate with other sellers. Part Time Now provides and maintains a very friendly environment at a professional setup. Users should manage the spirit and core of the website in all aspects and activities offered at Part Time Now.

BASICS:

To protect the privacy of the users, the personally identifiable information of the users is not revealed.  Request to receive or share the communication details, address, email ID, social media account, links, Skype names, phone numbers, and other contact details inside the Part Time Now platform and using Part Time Now Messaging System is not allowed. It falls under violation of the Terms of Service and the account may be terminated immediately.

Part Time Now does not offer any kind of guarantee on the quality and level of service offered by the sellers. In case if the buyer is not satisfied with the services, they can contact support center and settle the dispute. All information, sharing the files, images and delivery of the order should be performed using only the Part Time Now platform.

REPORTING VIOLATIONS:

If you notice any content or images or videos or other transactions that violates the Terms of Service, report it immediately through the support center to take necessary actions. All cases are carefully reviewed by the team.

Non-Permitted Usage

  • Adult services, pornographic materials and services
  • Inappropriate behavior, foul language, unprofessional behavior, misconduct, harassment, hate behavior and speech
  • Spam services
  • Malicious content, phishing
  • Displaying the identify or requesting the users to share identifiable information
  • Affecting the privacy of the other users / exchange of personal information
  • Intellectual property claims, breach of contract, unlawful possession of services, infringement of copyright, title, etc.

Abuse and Spam

  • Holding multiple accounts to abuse a specific / set of specific users
  • Creating multiple accounts to spam
  • Targeted abuse (specifically harassing the targeted user)
  • Selling the Part Time Now accounts

GENERAL TERMS:

Part Time Now has the rights to disable and deactivate the account due to breach of any of the Terms of Service or due to sharing illegal / inappropriate content / service. Violation of Terms of Service may end up permanent closure / disable of the account. If the account is disabled, the users have access to the account. However, users have the right to contact customer support to know more details.

Users can have additional security features enabled in the account to protect the unauthorized usage. Verification of ownership is mandatory to prove the ownership of the account, it prevents account getting disabled under breach of terms of service.

After a period of 45 days, sellers with disabled accounts (After the date of account getting disabled) can withdraw the funds upon prior approval from the Customer team. All disputes are handled under the support center by Part Time Now.

Part Time Now has the rights to change, modify and upgrade the Terms of Service at any time, from time to time. All users understand and agree to all terms and services of Part Time Now.

USER GENERATED CONTENT:

UGC refers to the content generated by the users, rather than the content provided by the site. All content uploaded by the users is regarded as User Generated Content. Part Time Now does not check the user content for its uniqueness, appropriateness, violation of the copyright and other terms. We invite all users to report violation to the community along with the proof of ownership to take necessary actions.

Part Time Now is not responsible for malware or virus files. It is the responsibility of the sellers and buyers to check and scan the documents / files. Part Time Now has no relation and responsibility to guarantee the delivery, tracking, condition and quality of the shipping. It is the sole responsibility of the seller and/or buyer. Part Time Now has no liability for the damages of the goods during delivery or any other problem that may arise during shipping.

All users who offer the service, i.e. the sellers should have sufficient permissions, approvals and proper licenses if required to offer the specific service at Part Time Now. All users should comply with the laws, rules and Terms of Services as and when applicable. Failing to meet the requisites and Terms of Services as mentioned by us will lead to disability of the account.

To know more about copyright, infringement and intellectual property rights, visit the site Intellectual Property Rights.

OWNERSHIP AND LIMITATIONS:

Unless it is clearly stated in the description for a gig, all rights on the order / service delivered upon receiving the payment will be transferred to the buyer. Seller waives off all the moral and legal rights on the services delivered successfully.

All work and services delivered are considered as work for hire situation. In case if the work is not delivered or does not meet the requirements of the buyer, the copyright rules do not apply.

All transfers of the intellectual property shall be provided to the buyer upon the sending full payment to the seller. If the buyer cancels the payment for any reason, the buyer has no right on completed work. The rights on all delivered work shall be transferred by the seller to the buyer. Gigs intended for personal use are not meant for commercial use. For instance, if a buyer’s order for a gig for the personal use, it cannot be used for commercial or trading purpose.

Both sellers and buyers should maintain the confidentiality of the gigs they involve. It shall not be shared with third party or used for other purposes otherwise during the work in progress stage without the consent of the parties.

In addition, all users who otherwise openly indicate that all works uploaded from photos to videos will be used by Part Time Now for marketing and promotional purposes.

COMMERCIAL USE LICENSE:

A commercial use license is an additional option that buyers can purchase along with the gig. Sellers grant the exclusive, worldwide and non-transferable license with the order to be used for commercial purpose. The commercial use license includes the intellectual property rights. The right includes creation of WebPages, software development, business related, advertisement, promotion and all other business related tools but excludes the unlawful use. However, the issue of Commercial Use License is subject to the Terms of Service of Part Time Now.

DISCLAIMER:

By visiting the website(https://www.parttimenow.com/) that includes, but, not limited to viewing, reading, accessing or otherwise using any of the information in any form collected, created, compiled, edited or submitted to us, you abide by the following Terms of Service. If you opt not to bind by our Terms of Service, you deemed not to visit or view or access or otherwise using any information in any form. You understand, agree and acknowledge that these Terms and Conditions is a legal agreement between the site and you.

You understand, agree and acknowledge that Part Time Now may contain all proprietary, confidential and private information, including product information, patents, and trademarks covered under copyright acts and intellectual property laws. We are the sole owners of all information. The content and any information in any form may not be sold, reproduced or distributed without our written consent. The third party logos, patents and trademarks, service marks and product information are the property of the respective owners.

You understand, agree and acknowledge that use of the site is entirely at your own risk.

LIABILITY

At no event and at no instance Part Time Now and any of its subsidiaries, associates and affiliates, if any shall be held liable directly or indirectly. We are not responsible for any direct or indirect, or incidental, financial, exemplary and consequential damages. The limitations on liability shall include damages to profits, reputation, goodwill, loss of information, loss of program, intangible loss, interruption of business, temporary or permanent cessation of any business, with respect to use of any information, non availability, or modification of any information.

You understand and expressly deemed to agree all terms and conditions constitute the usage of the site, makes an agreement between Part Time Now and you. You are deemed to be abiding by the subsequent additions or modifications to the Terms of Service, when you access the site for any reason. Part Time Now does not hold the liability to serve you notice about the changes in the terms of service, terms and conditions.

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