Terms and Conditions

December 2016

These Terms and Conditions, together with all other Task Junkies Policies referred to herein (including, but not limited to, the Acceptable Use Policy and Privacy Policy) will be collectively known as the "Agreement".

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully and ensure that you understand them. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Website. If you do not agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions, you must stop using the Website immediately.

We are Task Junkies Limited ("Task Junkies"), a company incorporated and registered in Scotland (company number SC542903), whose registered office is at 6 & 7 Queens Terrace, Aberdeen, AB10 1XL.

Task Junkies provides online negotiation software (“the Platform”) operated through the website, in the form of a secure reverse auction service. The Platform allows Users to connect and perform business and personal services, outsource tasks, and buy and sell goods using the website.

  1. Interpretation

    1. The definitions and rules of interpretation in this clause apply to these Conditions.

      Account:

      means collectively the personal/identifying information and credentials used by Users to access parts of the Website and to list or bid on Posts.

      Agreement:

      the contract between Task Junkies and the Users consisting of these Terms & Conditions, and all other documents referred to herein.

      Bidder:

      a person (whether an individual or a corporate body) who places a bid on a post for services or goods.

      Content:

      any text, graphics, images, audio, video, software, data compilations and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Website.

      Fees:

      the Fees payable by a Bidder for the use of the Service in accordance with clause 6.

      Poster:

      a person who uses the Service to post requirements for products, goods and services they want to receive.

      Service:

      a platform allowing.

      i) Posters to post requirements for services they wish to receive or tasks they need done, or item/s they need to buy; and

      ii) Bidders to respond to those requirements (Bidders willing to do the job or provide the item).

      Users:

      the users of the Platform/Service including Posters and Bidders (as the case may be). "Users" are you the reader, being either a "Poster", a "Bidder", or any other person that visits or views the Task Junkies platform as applicable.

      Website:

      the website, Task Junkies.com, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

    2. The Section and Clause headings in this Agreement are for convenience of reference only and shall not affect the construction or interpretation hereof.

    3. Words importing the singular shall include the plural and vice versa, words importing a gender shall include every gender and references to persons shall include firms and bodies corporate, where appropriate.

    4. Any use of the words ‘including’ or ‘in particular’ shall not be limited to the words that follow.

  2. General

    1. This agreement applies as between you, the User of this Website, and Task Junkies, the owner(s) of this Website.

    2. By using the Task Junkies Platform or the Task Junkies Services, users confirm that they agree to be bound by this Agreement. In order to use the Service, Users must have or create an account.

    3. Users should not create an account or use the Service if they do not agree to the Conditions.

  3. Nature of the Service

    1. Task Junkies provides the platform only. The platform connects people who have tasks that need doing, or who need to buy a particular item ("Posters") with those willing to do the job or provide the item ("Bidders").

    2. Task Junkies enables a Poster to find a Bidder to provide a particular service or supply a particular good. Task Junkies enables Bidders to find tasks they wish to undertake or items and goods they wish to sell.

    3. In order to place an Item Listing or bid on an Item on this Website you must create an Account which will contain certain personal details. By creating an Account you represent and warrant that:

      1. must be over the age of 18;

      2. all information you submit is accurate and truthful; and

      3. you will keep this information accurate and up-to-date.

    4. The Poster supplies content and Bidders will submit bids on the basis of the terms of the content. The Poster is responsible for the criteria set out in the content.

    5. By bidding to supply or sell a product or service the Bidder agrees that they meet the criteria as set out in the request by the Poster.

    6. The final selection of a Bidder is a matter for the Poster. There is no obligation on the Poster to accept any bids and the Posting of Content is not binding on them. The Poster is not required nor under any obligation to accept the lowest bid.

    7. The communications between the Poster and Bidder after the completion of the bid is the sole responsibility of the Users.

    8. It is the Posters responsibility to determine if required, and agree, any post bid contract or terms of business, as they deem necessary between the Poster and the Bidder.

    9. Task Junkies recommends that any Poster obtain confirmation of a Bidder's insurance cover, qualifications, guarantees and any other licence or document required for that Bidder to provide services to the Poster. The Poster should obtain such information before they enter into a contract with a Bidder.

  4. User's Obligations

    1. Users agree to comply, at all times, with these terms and conditions and all Task Junkies Policies including, but not limited to, the Acceptable Use Policy, and all applicable law and regulations. All policies can be found on the Task Junkies website.

    2. Users are solely responsible for the content and information that Users post, upload or otherwise make available on the Platform or transmit to other Users.

    3. Users must not use the Task Junkies Platform for any illegal or immoral purpose.

    4. Users understand and agree that Task Junkies may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review any Content Users post on the Platform. Where, in Task Junkies view, any material, posts and or comments are inappropriate they will be deleted.

    5. Bidders undertake that they will act in good faith at all times in all dealings with Task Junkies or other. Bidders will only make bids on Content to which they intend to be bound.

    6. Users shall co-operate with Task Junkies in all matters relating to the Platform and/ or Service.

    7. Users are solely responsible for keeping their Account details confidential and secure. Users should not reveal your username or password to any unauthorised third parties.

    8. Task Junkies may delete any Content, in whole or in part, that in its sole discretion violates this Agreement, is in Task Junkies view detrimental in any way to the operation of this Service or other users, or may harm the reputation of the Service or Task Junkies.

  5. Interaction With Other Users

    1. Users are solely responsible for their interactions with other Users. Users understand that Task Junkies does not verify the Content of its Users.

    2. Users agree to take all necessary precautions in all interactions with other Users, particularly if they decide to meet another User in person or if they decide to send money to another User.

    3. Users should not provide personal or business financial information (for example your bank account or debit card information) to other Users directly.

  6. Verification

    1. Task Junkies offer Users the opportunity to become verified members. Users can choose to become a verified user when they sign up to the site.

    2. Upon receipt of such request Task Junkies will communicate directly with the User to inform them of what documentation and information is required to conduct a verification check.

    3. Such verification process will involve Task Junkies conducting various checks on the User. This may include checks on address and identity.

    4. Users agree that Task Junkies Identity Verification Services may not be fully accurate as all Services are dependent on information supplied by Users.

    5. Users are solely responsible for identity verification and Task Junkies accepts no responsibility for any use that is made of the Task Junkies Identity Verification Service.

    6. Task Junkies may from time to time make available certain verification icons or badges to be displayed in relation to a User’s profile. Upon completion of the verification process and when Task Junkies’ are satisfied with the information and documentation provided, such icons or badges may be issued.

    7. The issue of a verification icon or badge to a User remains in the control of Task Junkies. The display and use of a verification icon or badge is licensed to the User for use on the Task Junkies Platform only. Any verification obtained as a result of the issue of any icon or badge may not be used for any other purpose outside of the Task Junkies Platform.

    8. Task Junkies retains the discretion and/or right to not issue, or remove without notice, any icon or badge if a User is in breach of this Agreement, the icon or badge has been issued incorrectly, obtained falsely, has expired, is no longer valid or for any other reason requiring its removal by Task Junkies.

  7. Fees And Payment

    1. The Service is free to use for a Poster.

    2. Once the Poster accepts a Bid, the Bidder is responsible for, and agrees to pay, the Service Fee payable to Task Junkies as well as any Fees payable to Paypal or other third party provider.

    3. Any third party fees applicable to a Bidder will be over and above the Service Fee payable to Task Junkies.

    4. The Task Junkies Service Fee, applicable when an offer that has been accepted by a Poster, is equal to seven and half percent (7.5%) of the amount that was accepted.

    5. The Service Fee is payable by the Bidder immediately upon bid acceptance.

    6. The Service Fee will be deducted from, or charged, to the Bidder’s account immediately upon acceptance of the bid.

    7. A Poster is responsible for, and obliged to, pay the winning bidder.

    8. All fees and charges payable to Task Junkies are non-cancellable and non-refundable.

  8. Term And Termination

    1. The Contract will remain in full force and effect while Users use the Platform and/or have a Task Junkies account.

    2. Users may terminate their account at any time.

    3. In the event that a User is in breach of this Agreement or any of its’ terms and conditions, Task Junkies reserves the right to suspend or terminate the Agreement or access to the Service. Upon such termination or suspension, Users will not be entitled to any refund of unused Fees and all Fees due must be paid with immediate effect.

  9. Intellectual Property

    1. Subject to the exceptions in Clause 10 of these Terms and Conditions, all Content included on the Website, unless contained in Item Listings, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of Task Junkies, or our affiliates. By continuing to use the Website you acknowledge that applicable United Kingdom and International intellectual property and other laws protect such material.

    2. You may print, reproduce, copy, distribute, store or in any other fashion re-use Content from the Website as specified in Clause 11 of these Terms and Conditions and for personal or educational purposes only unless otherwise indicated on the Website or unless given express written permission to do so by Task Junkies. Specifically you agree that:

      1. In the event that a User is in breach of this Agreement or any of its’ terms and conditions, Task Junkies reserves the right to suspend or terminate the Agreement or access to the Service. Upon such termination or suspension, Users will not be entitled to any refund of unused Fees and all Fees due must be paid with immediate effect.

  10. Third Party Intellectual Property

    1. The Intellectual Property Rights subsisting in the Content of Posts belong to the Poster who placed the Posts unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

    2. Where expressly indicated, certain Content and the Intellectual Property Rights subsisting therein belongs to other parties.

    3. The Content described in this Clause 10, unless expressly stated to be so, is not covered by any permission granted by Clause 9 of these Terms and Conditions to use Content from the Website. The exceptions in Clause 11 continue to apply.

  11. Fair Use of Intellectual Property

    1. Material from the Platform may be re-used without written permission where any of the exceptions detailed in Chapter III of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 apply.

  12. Privacy

    1. Use of the website is governed by our Privacy Policy and is incorporated into these terms and conditions by this reference. The Privacy Policy can be found on the Task Junkies website.

  13. Availability of the Website and Modifications

    1. The Service is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and / or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by the law we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality.

    2. Task Junkies accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Website resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.

    3. Task Junkies reserves the right to alter, suspend or discontinue any part (or the whole of) the Website including, but not limited to, the products and/or services available. These Terms and Conditions shall continue to apply to any modified version of the Website unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

  14. Viruses, Malware and Security

    1. We exercise all reasonable skill and care to ensure that the website is secure and free from viruses and other malware. We do not, however, guarantee that the website is secure or free from viruses or other malware and accept no liability in respect of the same.

    2. You are responsible for protecting your hardware, software, data and other material from viruses, malware, and other internet security risks.

    3. You must not deliberately introduce viruses or other malware, or any other material which is malicious or technologically harmful either to or via the website.

    4. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any part of the website, the server on which the website is stored, or any other server, computer, or database connected to the website.

    5. You must not attack the website by means of a denial of service attack, a distributed denial of service attack, or by any other means.

    6. By breaching the provisions of sub-Clauses 13.3 to 13.5 you may be committing a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. Any and all such breaches will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities and We will cooperate fully with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. Your right to use the website will cease immediately in the event of such a breach.

  15. Disclaimers

    1. No part of this Website is intended to constitute advice and the Content of this Website should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.

    2. Task Junkies makes no representation, warranty or guarantee that the Website will meet your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it will be fit for a particular purpose, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all systems, or that it will be secure.

    3. Users expressly agree that Task Junkies has no responsibility and makes no warranty or guarantee as to the truth or accuracy of any aspect of any information provided by Users (including all Posters and Bidders), including, but not limited to, the ability of Bidders to perform tasks or supply items, or the honesty or accuracy of any information provided by Posters or their ability to pay for the services or goods requested.

    4. Task Junkies makes no representations or warranties as to the conduct of its Users or their ability to provide or receive the services advertised by such Users on the Platform. Task Junkies is not responsible for the conduct of any User whether such conduct occurs during that User's use of the Platform or otherwise.

    5. Task Junkies is not acting as an agent for any User.

    6. Task Junkies do not provide any insurance or insure any of the work undertaken as a result of Bids accepted through the service; or provide insurance for any goods or products sold through the service.

    7. Task Junkies will not become involved in any dispute between a Bidder and Seller unless such dispute involves a breach of these Terms and Conditions.

    8. Whilst every reasonable endeavour has been made to ensure that all information provided on this Website will be accurate and up to date, Task Junkies makes no warranty or representation that this is the case. We make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of our services.

    9. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that all descriptions of services available from Task Junkies correspond to the actual services available, Task Junkies is not responsible for any variations from these descriptions.

  16. Limitation Of Liability

    1. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Task Junkies accepts no liability for any direct or indirect loss or damage, foreseeable or otherwise, including any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of the Website or any information contained therein. Users should be aware that they use the Website and its Content at their own risk.

    2. Task Junkies accepts no liability for any aspect of the Poster and Bidder interaction, including but not limited to the description of products, goods and services offered, the performance of services and the delivery of products or goods.

    3. For the avoidance of doubt, Task Junkies accepts no liability nor does Task Junkies insure any work undertaken by Bidders or the goods or products sold through the Service.

    4. Task Junkies shall not be liable for the deletion or failure to store any Content. Task Junkies shall not be liable for any losses incurred by Users while the Service is not operational or is suspended.

    5. Task Junkies have no liability for any data downloaded from this website or as part of the service. Task Junkies do not accept liability for any indirect or consequential loss however caused as a result of any computer virus, bugs or other similar programmes arising from the Users use of the website.

    6. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that these terms and conditions adhere strictly with the relevant provisions of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, in the event that any of these terms are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that term is to be deemed severed from these terms and conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining terms and conditions. This term shall apply only within jurisdictions where a particular term is illegal.

    7. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or restricts Task Junkies’ liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, for death or personal injury resulting from negligence, or for any other forms of liability which cannot be excluded or restricted by law. For full details of consumers’ legal rights, including those relating to digital content, please contact your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau or Trading Standards Office.

  17. Confidentiality

    1. Task Junkies and the Users agree to use the confidential information of the other solely in connection with the performance of the Service and not otherwise or for the benefit of any third party.

    2. Users acknowledge that Task Junkies may use information from the activities of Users on the Platform for marketing purposes. Task Junkies may identify Users by name, where you do not consent to such information being used then Users must inform Task Junkies of their request. No confidential information will be published.

  18. Assignment

    1. Task Junkies may at any time assign any or all of its obligations under this Agreement to any third party or agent.

  19. Waiver

    1. In the event that any party to these Terms and Conditions fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy.

  20. Notice

    1. All notices / communications shall be given to us either by post to our Registered office (see address above) or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    2. Such notice will be deemed received 3 days after posting if sent by first class post, the day of sending if the email is received in full on a business day and on the next business day if the email is sent on a weekend or public holiday.

  21. Variation

    1. Task Junkies may vary or amend the Agreement (and update the Task Junkies pages on which they are displayed) at any time. Any such changes will become binding on you upon your first use of the website after the changes have been implemented. It is the responsibility of users to check whether any amendments have been made.

    2. In the event of any conflict between the current version of these Terms and Conditions and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

  22. Severance

    1. If any provision or part-provision of this Agreement is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable. If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision or part-provision shall be deemed deleted.

    2. Any modification to or deletion of a provision or part-provision under this clause shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of the Agreement.

  23. Third Parties

    1. No one other than a party to this Agreement shall have any right to enforce any of its terms.

  24. Governing law and Jurisdiction

    1. These Terms and Conditions, and the relationship between you and Us (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, Scottish law.

    2. If you are a consumer, any disputes concerning these Terms and Conditions, the relationship between you and Us, or any matters arising therefrom or associated therewith (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of England, Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland, as determined by your residency.

    3. If you are a business, any disputes concerning these Terms and Conditions, the relationship between you and Us, or any matters arising therefrom or associated therewith (whether contractual or otherwise) shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Scotland.

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