Terms and Conditions
TERMS OF SERVICE
This page and the documents linked (coming soon) are collectively referred to as the “Terms of Service”.
Use of this website constitutes acknowledgement and acceptance of all applicable provisions of the Terms of Service.
This User Agreement is effective as of 1st May, 2012. Your continued use of the Site after such time will signify your acceptance of this User Agreement.
Welcome to Joinourstudio.com, the website and online service of Studio World Ltd, including our corporate subsidiaries (collectively, “Studio”, “we”, or “us”). This page explains the terms by which you may use our website (the “Site”). By accessing or using the Site you signify that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the following User Agreement (“User Agreement” or this “Agreement”), which includes and hereby incorporates by the reference the agreements and policies referenced in this User Agreement or linked from the following URL http://www.joinourstudio.com/useragreement.html. We reserve the right to revise this User Agreement and the Terms of Service and all linked information from time to time in our sole discretion by updating this posting or any linked information. We may make such revisions without prior notice to you, so please check back often for updates. Unless otherwise provided in such revision, the revised User Agreement or Terms of Service, or part thereof, will take effect when they are posted.
Studio makes the Site available as an online resource to make potential employment connections where clients for professional services (“Employer(s)” ) can search and identify suitable providers of professional services (“Member(s)”). The Site contains features that enable Employers and Members to do, among other things, the following:
Employers: Search and identify suitable Studio Members for permanent or highly flexible short term employment up to 3 months in length with the option of using the Studio 1-Page Temporary Agreement for max 3 month Contract Work.
Members: Members are either “In Studio” (Looking for work) or “Out of Studio” (Not looking for work). Members create and maintain an online editable Member CV & Portfolio searchable by Employers using criteria specific to the architectural industry. Members can view and rate each others work through social media networking.
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STUDIO EMPLOYERS AND MEMBERS
The dealing, contracting and fulfillment of a Job are between an Employer and a Member.
RELATIONSHIP WITH STUDIO
Studio is not a party to the dealing, contracting and fulfilment of a Job between an Employer and a Member. Studio has no control over and does not guarantee the quality, safety or legality of Contracting Services advertised, the truth or accuracy of Member qualifications, background or abilities of Members to deliver Contractor Services, the ability of the Employer to pay for Contracting Services, or that an Employer or Member can or will actually complete a transaction.
Studio is not required to and does not verify any information given to us by Members and/or Employers, nor does Studio perform background checks on Members and/or Employers. However, Studio may provide information about Members and/or Employers such as a geographical location, or third party valuations based on data given to us by a Member, Employer or a third party. Such information is provided solely for the convenience of Employers and is not an endorsement or recommendation by Studio.
All rights and obligations for the purchase and sale of Contractor Services are solely between Member and Employer. Member and Employer must look solely to the other for enforcement and performance of all the rights and obligations arising from Member Contracts and any other terms, conditions, representations, or warranties associated with such dealings.
This Agreement and any registration for or subsequent use of this Site will not be construed as creating or implying any relationship of agency, franchise, partnership or joint venture between you and Studio, except and solely to the extent expressly stated.
NOTICES AND COMMUNICATIONS
Communications from Studio to you
Studio will communicate with you by email, unless you contact us to indicate otherwise in writing, or by posting communications on the Site. You consent to receive communications from us electronically and must keep your email address updated on this Site, and you must regularly check this Site for postings. If you fail to respond to an email message from Studio regarding violation or complaint within two business working days, Studio has the right to suspend or terminate your Account. Studio reserves the right to suspend or terminate any profiles containing false, fabricated or misleading content.
Communications from you to Studio
All communications with Studio must be via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
MISCELLANEOUS TERMS AND CONDITIONS
You are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, keeping in mind that access to the contents of this Site may not be legal for or by certain persons or in certain countries. The Site is controlled and operated from its facilities in the United Kingdom.
Studio makes no representations that the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Site from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are entirely responsible for compliance with all applicable United Kingdom and local laws and regulations, including but not limited to employment regulations. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, all materials found on the Site are solely directed to individuals, companies, or other entities located in the United Kingdom.
TAXES & NATIONAL INSURANCE PAYMENTS
Each Member is solely responsible for satisfying any income tax, VAT, payroll tax, payroll withholding, sales and use tax, governmental reporting and any other legal requirements under applicable law, and all other requirements applicable to the purchase and sale of services from and by independent contractors.
Each Member is solely responsible for obtaining permissions to use all copyright material on the Site.
We use Personal Information for our own internal purposes including contacting you via email to inform you about updates to Site Services and providing you with information relating to e-commerce transactions that you conduct on the Site. We reserve the right to disclose your information as required by law. We do not rent or sell our Users’ Personal Information to third parties. We do, however, provide you with the opportunity to receive newsletters via email. If you decide to opt in to receive newsletters, you may opt out of receiving these newsletters at any time by notifying us in writing.
We may send you email communications including information that we think may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving these email communications by notifying us in writing. We do not send any of your Personal Information to our advertisers.
AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED INFORMATION
Studio automatically collects browser type and browser software version to tailor the presentation of the Site and the Site Services to the Visitor’s or User’s platform and to maintain a record of the User’s or Visitor’s activity on the Site. Studio may collect additional information from or about you in other ways not specifically described here. For example, Studio may collect information related to your contact with us or store results when you respond to a survey. Studio reserves the right to use the data collected and publish data strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Act to maintain members’ and employers’ provacy and protect members’ personal information
TERMINATING YOUR MEMBERSHIP
We save your Personal Information until your membership with us is terminated and you unsubscribe to email notifications. To terminate your membership, contact us. If you terminate your membership, your Personal Information cannot be recovered. You may continue to receive email communications for a short period of time until we have updated all of our databases. After termination of your membership, your Personal Information may remain on our archived database and records. Notwithstanding the above, we will maintain information on Users who have been removed for violating our Membership Agreement.
SITE USAGE POLICY (Coming Soon)
COPYRIGHT POLICY (Coming Soon)
INFRINGING CONTENT POLICY (Coming Soon)