AlliesPro's Terms and Conditions

Updated on 4/14/2019

Welcome to AlliesPro

Thanks for using our products and services (“Services”). The Services are provided by Orionlist Inc (“AlliesPro”), located at 1200 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward, CA 94542, United States.
By using our Services, you are agreeing to these terms. Please read them carefully.

This page explains our terms of use. When you use AlliesPro, you’re agreeing to all the rules on this page. Some of them need to be expressed in legal language, but we’ve done our best to offer you clear and simple explanations of what everything means hence the brief summaries in these gray boxes. The summaries, for the record, are not part of the official legal terms.

By using this website(the “site”) and services (together with the Site, the “services”) offered by AlliesPro(together with its subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, representatives, consultants, employees, offices and directors- collectively “AlliesPro”, “we” or “us”), you’re agreeing to theses legally binding rules (the “Terms”). You’re also agreeing to our Privacy Policy and agreeing to follow any other rules on the Site.

We may change these terms from time to time. It is your responsibility to review these terms of service periodically. If at any time you find these terms of service unacceptable or if you do not agree to these terms of service, please do not access the Services.

About AlliesPro service

This section explains the relationship between clients and freelancers, who’s responsible for what. This is what you’re agreeing to when you create a project in AlliesPro.

The service is a communication platform which enables the connection between clients and freelancers. Clients are individuals and/or business seeking to buy services (“projects”) from Allies and therefore clients of Allies, and the Allies are individuals and/or business seeking to sell and perform projects for the Clients. Clients and Allies together are hereinafter referred to as “users”.

The service is a platform for enabling connections between users for the fulfilment of Projects, but AlliesPro is not responsible for the performance of the users, nor of the integrity , responsibility or any of the actions or omissions whatsoever of any users. AlliesPro does not have control over quality, timing or legality of the Projects delivered by its Allies. Company makes no representation about the suitability, reliability, timeliness, or accuracy of the Projects requested and provided by the users identified through the service whether in public, private, or offline interactions.

Unless otherwise agreed by AlliesPro in a separate written agreement with you, the services are made available solely for your personal use. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ALLIESPRO DOES NOT PROVIDE CARRIER.

About Creating an Account

To sign up for an AlliesPro account, you need to be 18 or over. You’re responsible for your account and all the activity on it.

To use some of AlliesPro functions, you’ll need to register, choose an account name, and set a password. When you do that, the information you give us has to be accurate and complete. Don’t impersonate anyone else or choose names that are offensive or that violate anyone’s rights. If you don’t follow these rules, we may cancel your account.

You’re responsible for all the activity on your account, and for keeping your password confidential. If you find out that someone’s used your account without your permission, you should report it to support@alliespro.com.

To sign up for an account, you need to be at least 18 years old, or old enough to form a binding contract where you live. If necessary, we may ask you for proof of age.

Things you Definitely Shouldn’t Do

This is a list of things you shouldn’t do — lie, break laws, abuse people, steal data, hack other people’s computers, etc. Please, don’t do this stuff.

    We expect all people using AlliesPro to behave responsibly and help keep this a nice place. Please don’t do any of the following:
  • Don’t break the law. Don’t take any action that infringes or violates other people’s rights, violates the law, or breaches any contract or legal duty you have toward anyone.
  • Don’t lie to people. Don’t post information you know is false, misleading, or inaccurate. Don’t do anything deceptive or fraudulent.
  • Don’t offer prohibited projects. Don’t offer any services that are illegal, violate any of AlliesPro policies, rules, or guidelines, or violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance, or regulation.
  • Don’t victimize anyone. Don’t do anything threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, tortious, obscene, profane, or invasive of another person’s privacy.
  • Don’t spam. Don’t distribute unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional material, or any junk mail, spam, or chain letters. Don’t run mail lists, or any kind of auto-responder or spam on or through the Site.
  • Don’t harm anyone’s computer. Don’t distribute software viruses, or anything else (code, films, programs) designed to interfere with the proper function of any software, hardware, or equipment on the Site (whether it belongs to AlliesPro or another party).
  • Don’t abuse other users’ personal information. When you use AlliesPro — and especially if you create a successful project — you may receive information about other users, including things like their names, email addresses, and postal addresses. This information is provided for the purpose of participating in an AlliesPro project: don’t use it for other purposes, and don’t abuse it.
    In order to provide a great service we need that our system functioning properly and make sure that the site is secure, so don’t mess with our system.
  • Don’t try to interfere with the proper workings of the services.
  • Don’t bypass any measures we’ve put in place to secure the services.
  • Don’t try to damage or get unauthorized access to any system, data, password, or other information, whether it belongs to AlliesPro or another party.
  • Don’t take any action that imposes an unreasonable load on our infrastructure, or on our third-party providers. (We reserve the right to determine what’s reasonable)
  • Don’t use any kind of software or device (whether it’s manual or automated) to “crawl” or “spider” any part of the Site.
  • Don’t take apart or reverse engineer any aspect of AlliesPro in an effort to access things like source code, underlying ideas, or algorithms.

How User Vetting Works

This section goes over the details of the vetting process and what responsibilities you assume by using our services. When interacting with other users, exercise caution and common sense to protect you and your property.

Clients and Allies/Sellers may be subject to an extensive vetting process before they can register and during their use of the service, including but not limited to a verification of identity and a comprehensive criminal background check, at the Country, State and local level, using third party services as appropriate. users hereby give consent to AlliesPro to conduct background checks as often as required in compliance with federal and state laws and the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Although AlliesPro may perform background checks of users, as outlined above, AlliesPro cannot confirm that each User is who they claim to be and therefore, AlliesPro cannot and does not assume any responsibility for the accuracy or reliability identity or background check information or any information provided through the service.

When interacting with other users, you should exercise caution and common sense to protect your personal safety and property, just as you would when interacting with other persons whom you don’t know. NEITHER ALLIESPRO NOR ITS AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONDUCT, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE, OF ANY USER OF THE SERVICE AND YOU HEREBY RELEASE ALLIESPRO AND ITS AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS FROM ANY LIABILITY RELATED THERETO. ALLIESPRO AND ITS AFFILIATES AND LICENSORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, INJURY OR DAMAGE ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE.

Stuff We Don’t Do and Aren’t Responsible

We don’t oversee projects’ performance, and we don’t mediate disputes between users.

AlliesPro isn’t liable for any damages or losses related to the actual contact between users or in the completion of the Project. In the event that you have a dispute with other users, you release AlliesPro (and our officers, directors, agents, investors, subsidiaries and employees) from any and all 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 dispute.

AlliesPro expressly disclaims any liability that may arise between users of the service.

Our Billing and Payments

We charge 3.5% for Credit Card transactions and a 1.5% for Debit Card transactions, of the total price of a project and in addition to any fees from our payments partners.

Accepting Payments

Creating an account on AlliesPro is free. If you request money that is successfully completed by our service, we (and our payment partners) collect fees. Our partners’ fees may vary slightly based on your location.

Clients will be responsible for paying the invoice for each Project, this will include: the pricing of the Project agreed with and provided by the Allies/Sellers. users of the service contract for Project directly with other users. Company will not be a party to any contracts for Project or services.

Users of the service will be required to provide their credit card or bank account details to AlliesPro and our payment partners.

AlliesPro uses Braintree, a division of PayPal, Inc. (Braintree) for payment processing services. By using the Braintree payment processing services you agree to the Braintree Payment services Agreement available at (here), and the applicable bank agreement available (here). If you have questions regarding the MSA, please contact Braintree at 877.434.2894.

Within 48 hours after Client receives confirmation through the service or via email that a Project has been completed, Client authorizes AlliesPro to provide Client's payment details to (Braintree) for processing of Project Payment and the service fees owed to AlliesPro for the use of the service.

We will not collect any fees or overcharge the without giving you a chance to review and accept them. If our fees ever change, we’ll announce that on our Site. Some funds pledged by Client are collected by payment providers. Each payment provider is its own company, and AlliesPro isn’t responsible for its performance.

You’re responsible for paying any additional fees or taxes associated with your use of AlliesPro.

Holding an AlliesPro Balance

Money that you receive from Clients is held as a balance in your AlliesPro account. Any AlliesPro balance you may withdraw it by:

  • Transferring it to a bank account linked to your AlliesPro account, We may delay a withdrawal, in certain situations, including if we need to confirm that the withdrawal has been authorized by you or if other payments to your AlliesPro account have been reversed (for example, as a result of a dispute by a client). Completing two out of three of the following steps can help us verify your AlliesPro account, which may allow us to remove any withdrawal cap:
    1. Verifying your bank account.
    2. Linking and confirming your credit or debit card information.
    3. Providing your social security number.
  • We don’t charge a fee to make a transfer to your bank.
No surcharges

You agree that you will not impose a surcharge or any other fee for accepting AlliesPro as a payment method. You may charge a handling fee in connection with the sale of services as long as the handling fee does not operate as a surcharge and is not higher than the handling fee you charge for non-AlliesPro transactions.

Taxes and information reporting

Our fees do not include any taxes, levies, duties or similar governmental assessments of any nature, including, for example, value-added, sales, use or withholding taxes, assessable by any jurisdiction (collectively, “taxes”). It is your responsibility to determine what, if any, taxes apply to the payments you make or receive, and it is solely your responsibility to assess, collect, report and remit the correct taxes to the appropriate authority. AlliesPro is not responsible for determining whether any taxes apply to your transaction, or for calculating, collecting, reporting or remitting taxes arising from any transaction.

You acknowledge that we may make certain reports to tax authorities regarding transactions that we process. For example, AlliesPro is required to report to the Internal Revenue service the total amount of payments for goods and services you receive each calendar year into all of your AlliesPro accounts associated with the same tax identification number if you receive more than $20,000 in payments for good and services and process more than 200 transactions involving goods or services through those AlliesPro accounts in the same calendar year.

Your refund policy and privacy policy

You must publish a return policy and a privacy policy on your website or services.

Card not present transactions

Whenever a Client uses a debit or credit card as the payment method for a transaction to buy something from you as an Ally/Seller, the transaction will be processed as a “card not present” transaction, even if the Client/Buyer is at your location.

Accepting preauthorized payments

As an Ally/Seller, you can accept payments from a Clients through preauthorized transfers either at the beginning of a project or when you finish the project. This type of transaction is sometimes called a “billing agreement, "pre-approved payment” or "automatic payment."

Invalidated Payments and other Liabilities

You are liable for all claims, expenses, fines and liability we incur arising out of:

  • (a) a Chargeback, Refund, over-payment, payment error, or other invalid payment you cause (collectively “Invalidated Payment”);
  • (b) any error, negligence, misconduct or fraud by you, your employees, or someone acting on your behalf; and
  • (c) any losses resulting from your failure to comply with the terms of this Agreement, or your usage of the AlliesPro services.
  • In the event of an Invalidated Payment or other liability, we may deduct the amounts.

About Worker Classification and Withholdings

This service is not an employment service and does not serve as an employer of any User. Each User is responsible for proper classification of such User’s workers as independent contractors or employees.

Each User is responsible for proper classification of such User’s workers as independent contractors or employees.

Each User assumes all liability for proper classification of such User’s workers as independent contractors or employees based on applicable legal guidelines.

Users do not have authority to enter into written or oral — whether implied or express — contracts on behalf of Company. Each User acknowledges that AlliesPro does not, in any way, supervise, direct, or control Ally’s/Contractor’s work or Project performed in any manner. AlliesPro does not set Ally’s/Seller’s work hours or location of work. The Company will not provide any equipment, labor or materials needed for a particular project.

The service is not an employment service, and Company does not serve as an employer of any User. As such, AlliesPro 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 users’ services.

You agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend AlliesPro from any and all claims that an Ally/Contractor was misclassified as an independent contractor, any liabilities arising from a determination by a court, arbitrator, government agency or other body that an Ally/Contractor was misclassified as an employee (including, but not limited to, taxes, penalties, interest and attorney’s fees), any claim that Company was an employer or joint employer of an Ally/Contractor, as well as claims under any employment-related laws, such as those relating to employment termination, employment discrimination, harassment or retaliation, as well as any claims for overtime pay, sick leave, holiday or vacation pay, retirement benefits, worker's compensation benefits, unemployment benefits, or any other employee benefits.

Other Websites

If you follow a link to another website, what happens there is between you and them — not us.

AlliesPro may contain links to other websites. (For instance, project pages, user profiles, and comments may link to other sites.) When you access third-party websites, you do so at your own risk. We don’t control or endorse those sites.

AlliesPro partners with other companies (such as Braintree) for payment processing. When you create a project, you also agree to the payment processor’s terms of service.

AlliesPro uses third-party websites and affiliated companies to provide you with gigs/work and products for a better user experience.

If you purchase a product through one of the affiliate links, AlliesPro will received a commission (at no additional cost to you).

AlliesPro Intellectual Property

The content on AlliesPro is protected in various ways. You do have the right to use it for certain personal purposes, but you can’t use it for anything commercial without getting permission first.

AlliesPro’s services are legally protected in various ways, These rights include and are not limited to database rights, copyright, design rights (whether registered or unregistered), trademarks (whether registered or unregistered) and other similar rights wherever existing in the world together with the right to apply for protection of the same. You agree to respect all copyright and other legal notices, information, and restrictions contained in any content accessed through the site. You also agree not to change, translate, or otherwise create derivative works of the service.

Deleting your Account

You can delete your account at any time. Deleting your account won’t make content you’ve already posted go away.

You can terminate your account at any time. All provisions of this agreement survive termination of an account, including our rights regarding any content you’ve already submitted to the Site. (For instance, if you’ve launched a project, deleting your account will not remove the project from the Site).

Our Rights

To operate, we need to be able to maintain control over what happens on our website. So in this section, we reserve the right to make decisions to protect the health and integrity of our system.

    AlliesPro reserves these rights:
  • We can make changes to the AlliesPro Site and services without notice or liability.
  • We have the right to decide who’s eligible to use AlliesPro. We can cancel accounts or decline to offer our services. (Especially if you’re abusing them.) We can change our eligibility criteria at any time. If these things are prohibited by law where you live, then we revoke your right to use AlliesPro in that jurisdiction.
  • We have the right to cancel any pledge to any project, at any time and for any reason.
  • We have the right to reject, cancel, interrupt, remove, or suspend any project at any time and for any reason.
  • AlliesPro is not liable for any damages as a result of any of these actions, and it is our policy not to comment on the reasons for any such action.

Warranty Disclaimer

We work hard to provide you with great services, but we can’t guarantee everything will always work perfectly. This site is presented as-is, without warranties.

You use our services solely at your own risk. They are provided to you “as-is” and “as available” and without warranty of any kind, express or implied.

ALLIESPRO SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ANY WARRANTIES IMPLIED BY ANY COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, OR USAGE OF TRADE. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION (ORAL OR WRITTEN) OBTAINED BY YOU FROM ALLIESPRO SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY.

Indemnification

You hereby agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless AlliesPro, its directors, officers, employees, agents, licensors, attorneys, independent contractors, providers, subsidiaries, and affiliates from and against any and all claim, loss, expense or demand of liability, including attorneys' fees and costs incurred, in connection with (i) your use or inability to use the service, or (ii) any content submitted by you or using your account to the service, including, but not limited to the extent such content may infringe on the intellectual rights of a third party or otherwise be illegal or unlawful. AlliesPro reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to your indemnification. You will not, in any event, settle any claim or matter without the written consent of AlliesPro.

No liability

If something bad happens as a result of your using AlliesPro, we’re not liable.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ALLIESPRO IS ONLY WILLING TO PROVIDE THE SERVICE IF YOU AGREE TO CERTAIN LIMITATIONS OF OUR LIABLITY TO YOU AND THIRD PARTIES. THEREFORE, YOU AGREE NOT TO HOLD ALLIESPRO, ITS AFFILIATES, ITS LICENSORS, ITS PARTNERS IN PROMOTIONS, SWEEPSTAKES OR CONTESTS, OR ANY OF SUCH PARTIES’ AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, CORPORATE PARTNERS, OR PARTICIPANTS LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, SUITS, CLAIMS, AND/OR CONTROVERSIES (COLLECTIVELY, “LIABILITIES”) THAT HAVE ARISEN OR MAY ARISE, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, RELATING TO YOUR OR ANY OTHER PARTY’S USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY LIABILITIES ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONDUCT, ACT OR OMISSION OF ANY USER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION STALKING, HARASSMENT THAT 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 ALLIESPRO OR ITS AFFILIATES OR LICENSORS AND ANY DESTRUCTION OF YOUR INFORMATION, OTHER THAN PURSUANT TO THE ALLIESPRO TERMS.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES, ITS LICENSORS, OR ANY OF SUCH PARTIES’ AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, CORPORATE PARTNERS, OR PARTICIPANTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THE SAME. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

ALLIESPRO DOES NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO THE QUALITY OR FITNESS OF ANY WORK PERFORMED VIA THE SERVICE.

Dispute Resolution and Governing Law

We’re located in California, and any disputes with us have to be handled in San Francisco county under California law.

We at AlliesPro encourage you to contact us if you’re having an issue, before resorting to the courts. In the unfortunate situation where legal action does arise, these Terms (and all other rules, policies, or guidelines incorporated by reference) will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York and the United States, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law, and without application of the Uniform Computer Information Transaction Act or the United Nations Convention of Controls for International Sale of Goods. You agree that AlliesPro and its services are deemed a passive website that does not give rise to jurisdiction over AlliesPro or its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, assigns, employees, agents, directors, officers, or shareholders, either specific or general, in any jurisdiction other than the State of California. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms, or your use or non-use of AlliesPro, shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in San Francisco County in the State of California, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of these courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. You hereby irrevocably waive any right you may have to trial by jury in any dispute, action, or proceeding.

No Agency

AlliesPro is a platform that connects people seeking to perform a project. Our users work for themselves not for us.

No agency, partnership, joint venture, employer-employee or franchiser-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.

The Rest

These are our official terms and our rules for how things work. (So if you ever see confusing or conflicting information about any of this stuff, just check these terms — they’re the last word.) Thanks so much for reading them, and for using AlliesPro!

These terms and the other material referenced in them are the entire agreement between you and AlliesPro with respect to the services. They supersede all other communications and proposals (whether oral, written, or electronic) between you and AlliesPro with respect to the services and govern our future relationship.

I HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE FOREGOING TERMS OF SERVICE, PRIVACY POLICY AND MARKETPLACE GUIDELINES AND AGREE THAT MY USE OF THE SERVICE IS AN ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF MY AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT.

Questions?

If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us.