Terms and Conditions
Rules governing the use of My Freelance
By signing up for My Freelance you agree to the terms and conditions
as follows. No person shall use this service without agreeing to these
My Freelance reserve the right to remove users who violate these terms.
Any user who violates these terms will not be eligible for the return
of payments held with their My Freelance account.
PROVIDING CONTACT INFORMATION
- You are prohibited from making ANY direct contact before the end of
a project. This includes all methods of communication, including phone,
ICQ, AIM, MSN Messenger. Contact information will be provided at the
end of the project.
- Use the message board to contact buyers.
- You are prohibited from using My Freelance as a method of recruiting
freelancers for future work outside of My Freelance.
- All future projects should be posted at My Freelance for competitive
You may only link to an external portfolio website if it contains no
- You are strictly prohibited from attempting to negotiate the fee for
a project outside of My Freelance regardless of the projects status.
Any violation of this will result in instant termination of accounts
and IP blocking for further use of the service. phantom contact requests
are randomly sent by our system to ensure that everyone is being fair.
No hourly rate bids are allowed. No bids which are clearly too low for
the project. This will be considered as an attempt to avoid commission
and treated in the same manner as stated above. No bidding is allowed
with the intention of negotiating a highr price later. Use the message
board to establish all aspects of the project before bidding. The only
grounds for increasing the price after the project is closed is if extras
are added to the project. My Freelance should be notified if this situation
You are prohibited from advertising your website on My Freelance.
Any URL posted on My Freelance must relate to the project and must not
be used as a method to encourage contact outside of My Freelance.
You may establish a portfolio site for use with your personal promotion
within My Freelance. This site must have all personal contact information
removed. You may use the invite user button URL which can be found by
viewing your profile from the My Freelance site.
Commission can only be paid on completed projects where the freelancer
has completed and paid their commission to My Freelance. Commission
payments are made on the 15th of each month by PayPal, Stormpay or by
cheque by arrangement. Arrangements can be made for more regular payments
for high performing partners.
All payments will be made in US funds. My Freelance reserves the right
to suspend a withdrawal if the source of the funds is suspected to be
fraudulent. Any funds received from an account having made a fraudulent
deposit (e.g. stolen credit card) will be reversed immediately. If in
a fraudulent payment situation a withdrawal has already been processed,
you will be expected to return the funds to your My Freelance account
or face account termination.
No copyright material can be posted on My Freelance. You are responsible
for understanding copyright laws. Any complaints will result in an immediate
suspension and after investigation may result in account termination.
We will cooperate with any party who wishes to take legal action against
copyright issues. This includes posting of reseller, pirated or third
party items that are claimed to be original. Deliberetly posting products/services
that are deceitful to a postings requirments. ACCOUNT POSTING EBAY RESELLER
ITEMS AND GENERAL RESELLER ITEMS FOR ANY POSTING WILL BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATLY
WITH ALL ACCOUNT FUNDS BEING FORFEIT. THIS IS IS FOR FREELANCE/CUSTOM
CONTRACTS ONLY. PIRATED SOFTWARE OFFENDERS WILL BE REPORTED TO THE COPYRIGHT
OWNER, INCLUDING ALL IP'S, AND ACCOUNT INFORMATION SUBMITTED.
My Freelance reserves the right to change the member Terms and Conditions
at any time.
We thank you for using My Freelance.