Terms & Condition
Welcome to TaagMe.com. The TaagMe.com website (the “Site”) is comprised of various web pages operated by Auswel Pty LTD (“TaagMe“) of Australia. TaagMe.com is offered to you conditioned by your acceptance of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the “Terms and Conditions”). Your use of TaagMe.com constitutes your agreement to all such Terms and Conditions. Please read these terms and conditions carefully, and we recommend a copy of them is kept for your reference.
TaagMe.com is a Social and Talent Networking, Blog, E-Commerce and Career/Job Board Site
TaagMe is a Social Networking, Blog, E-Commerce and Career/Job Board website in which it offers creative people the opportunity to present their talents by joining the community website and establishing a profile with details of themselves as well as galleries to display their talents, images, productions or products. Members can generate an income by selling their products, services, images, productions or time for their talents through the online store. In addition to that, members can create or look for work opportunities and collaborate with other members through the Job Board module.
Key component of TaagMe:
- Talent Community: Individuals and Business members can register and establish a comprehensive multimedia profile and gallery to promote their skills, creativities and specialised areas. Generate potential income by selling their products, goods or services in both physical and digital format, through the TaagMe Online Store.
- Business Opportunities: Further to the talent profile, Businesses can promote and offer offer members work opportunities through the TaagMe Job Board
- Online Store: Directly buy and sell talents using the integrated TaagMe online store. Whether it’s photos, art, music, movies, professional services or products, be create on how to generate your future income!
- Job Board: Sharing work or collaborative opportunities between members.
Visiting TaagMe.com or sending emails and/or other communication via third party softwares or websites to TaagMe constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree and accept that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that TaagMe is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. TaagMe and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content at our sole discretion.
Membership sign-up fees may be charged for new members joining TaagMe. The current new membership sign-up fee is $0.
TaagMe will charge members a commission up to a specified rate stated here on every online store transaction initiated through the eCommerce platform. All fees and fee structures are subject to change from time to time. The current online store commission rate is set at 3% of total transaction.
TaagMe payments are fully handled by PayPal through PayPal’s gateway, pursuant to PayPal’s policies.
TaagMe does NOT ask, obtain nor hold any credit card details whatsoever.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES/THIRD PARTY SERVICES
TaagMe.com may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of TaagMe and TaagMe is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. TaagMe is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by TaagMe of the site or any association with its operators.
Goods and services of third parties may be advertised and/or made available on or through this web site. Representations made regarding products and services provided by third parties are governed by the policies and representations made by these third parties. We shall not be liable for or responsible in any manner for any of your dealings or interaction with third parties.
Certain services made available via TaagMe.com is delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the TaagMe.com domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that TaagMe may share such information and data with any third party with whom TaagMe has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of TaagMe.com users and customers.
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE/INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
By uploading or selling a file or other content or by making a comment, you represent and warrant to us that (1) doing so does not violate or infringe anyone else’s rights; and (2) you created the file or other content you are uploading or selling, or otherwise have sufficient intellectual property rights to upload the material consistent with these terms. With regard to any file or content you upload to the public portions of our site, you grant TaagMe a non-exclusive, royalty- free, perpetual, irrevocable worldwide license (with sublicense and assignment rights) to use, to display online and in any present or future media, to create derivative works of, to allow downloads of, and/or distribute any such file or content. To the extent that you delete any such file or content from the public portions of our site, the license you grant to TaagMe pursuant to the preceding sentence will automatically terminate, but will not be revoked with respect to any file or content TaagMe has already copied and sublicensed or designated for sublicense. Also, of course, anything you post to a public portion of our site may be used by the public pursuant to the following paragraph even after you delete it.
By downloading a file or other content from the TaagMe site, you agree that you will not use such file or other content except for personal, non-commercial purposes, and you may not claim any rights to such file or other content, except to the extent otherwise specifically provided in writing.
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of TaagMe or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. TaagMe content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of TaagMe and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of TaagMe or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES
The Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded, restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.
TaagMe has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, TaagMe reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. TaagMe reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
TaagMe reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in TaagMe‘s sole discretion.
We do not make any representations or warranties as to the truth or accuracy of any statement made or materials posted on or through our site, forum, bulletin board, chat room, or any other user interactive area of our site. You agree and acknowledge that you assume the risk of any actions you take in reliance upon the information that may be contained in our site, forum, bulletin board, chat room, or any other user interactive area of our site.
We do not endorse or lend any credence for any statements that are made by any participant in our forum, bulletin board, chat room, or any other user interactive area of our site. Any opinions or views expressed by our site, forum, bulletin board, chat room, or any other user interactive area of our site participants are their own. We do not endorse or support or otherwise give any credence or reason for reliance on any such statements or opinions.
You are fully responsible for your own statements and materials that you post in our site, forum, bulletin board, chat room, or any other user interactive area of our site and any consequences, whether or not foreseen, to any party who may rely upon these statements. You agree that you will not take any action directed towards attempting to hold us responsible for any such materials or statements.
As a participant in our site, forum, bulletin board, chat room, or any other user interactive area of our site, you agree that we may remove any materials from our site, forum, bulletin board, chat room, or any other user interactive area of our site for any reason, in our sole discretion, or for no reason at all. This includes material which is disruptive, abusive, offensive, illegal, vulgar, pornographic, or any other material. You hold us harmless from and against any damage you or others may suffer as a result of our removal of any content from our forum, bulletin board, chat room, or any other user interactive area of our site or from the discontinuance of our forum, bulletin board, chat room, or any other user interactive area of our site at any time.
Important Communication Note: When opting to do shares through our sites social accounts we own based on the service you have subscribed to when you placed an order for your campaign may be shared through third party accounts. Moreover, please note since when shares are conducted through a 3rd part service we will not have the ability to access the amount of friends/followers one may have. In addition, our goals of the shares are to increase the productivity of your personal campaign through our crowdfunding platform by generating backlinks for the campaign from different sources. Our shares will increase the outlook of your campaign making it more attractive and active to people that are looking at your campaign.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. TaagMe does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, TaagMe specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized TaagMe spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of TaagMe.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.
USE OF MOBILE DEVICES
While using the site on mobile devices you may be prompted to use our services such as sending out an SMS invite or message to a friend that could potentially create charges from your service carrier that may cost you extra money, since mobile carrier rates may be applicable for you to use such features like SMS. Moreover, in those cases, the Service will attempt to remind you before any messages are sent out of the possibility of extra charges. It is your responsibility and decision to use such services like SMS or email and any such charges you may incur we are not the responsibility of, and not reimbursable by, TaagMe.
Furthermore, any purchases made through an in-app purchase on any cellular devices are non-refundable and final.
You agree that all information or data of any kind, whether text, software, code, music or sound, photographs or graphics, video or other materials (“Content”), publicly or privately provided, shall be the sole responsibility of the person providing the Content or the person whose user account is used. You agree that our web site may expose you to Content that may be objectionable or offensive. We shall not be responsible to you in any way for the Content that appears on this web site nor for any error or omission.
You explicitly agree, in using this web site or any service provided, that you shall not:
(a) provide any Content or perform any conduct that may be unlawful, illegal, threatening, harmful, abusive, harassing, stalking, tortuous, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, obscene, offensive, objectionable, pornographic, designed to or does interfere or interrupt this web site or any service provided, infected with a virus or other destructive or deleterious programming routine, give rise to civil or criminal liability, or which may violate an applicable local, national or international law;
(b) impersonate or misrepresent your association with any person or entity, or forge or otherwise seek to conceal or misrepresent the origin of any Content provided by you;
(c) collect or harvest any data about other users;
(d) provide or use this web site and any Content or service in any commercial manner or in any manner that would involve junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of unauthorized advertising without our prior written consent;
(e) provide any Content that may give rise to our civil or criminal liability or which may constitute or be considered a violation of any local, national or international law, including but not limited to laws relating to copyright, trademark, patent, or trade secrets.
MATERIALS PROVIDED TO TaagMe.com OR POSTED ON ANY TAAGME WEB PAGE
TaagMe does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to TaagMe.com (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any TaagMe Site or our associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting TaagMe, our affiliated companies and necessary sub-licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. TaagMe is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in TaagMe‘s sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
By providing any Content to our web site you agree to all of the following statements listed below:
(a) you agree to grant to us a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive right and license (including any moral rights or other necessary rights) to use, display, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, distribute, perform, promote, archive, translate, and to create derivative works and compilations, in whole or in part. Such license will apply with respect to any form, media, technology known or later developed;
(b) you warrant and represent that you have all legal, moral, and other rights that may be necessary to grant us with the license set forth in this Section;
(c) you acknowledge and agree that we shall have the right (but not obligation), in our sole discretion, to refuse to publish or to remove or block access to any Content you provide at any time and for any reason, with or without notice.
RESERVATION OF RIGHTS
We reserve all of our rights, including but not limited to any and all copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, and any other proprietary right that we may have in our web site, its content, and the goods and services that may be provided. The use of our rights and property requires our prior written consent. We are not providing you with any implied or express licenses or rights by making services available to you and you will have no rights to make any commercial uses of our web site or service without our prior written consent.
NOTIFICATION OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
If you believe that your property has been used in any way that would be considered copyright infringement or a violation of your intellectual property rights, our copyright agent may be contacted at the following address:
TAAGME SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE.
TaagMe takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any User Content that you or any other user or third party posts or transmits using our images, products or services. You understand and agree that you may be exposed to User Content that is inaccurate, objectionable, inappropriate for children, or otherwise unsuited to your purpose.
The Service is controlled, operated and administered by TaagMe from our offices within Australia and elsewhere. If you access the Service from a location outside Australia, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the TaagMe Content accessed through TaagMe.com in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless TaagMe, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. TaagMe reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with TaagMe in asserting any available defences.
In the event the parties are not able to resolve any dispute between them arising out of or concerning these Terms and Conditions, or any provisions hereof, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise at law or in equity for damages or any other relief, then such dispute shall be resolved only by final and binding arbitration pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act, conducted by a single neutral arbitrator and administered by the Australian Arbitration Association, or a similar arbitration service selected by the parties, in a location mutually agreed upon by the parties. The arbitrator’s award shall be final, and judgment may be entered upon it in any court having jurisdiction. In the event that any legal or equitable action, proceeding or arbitration arises out of or concerns these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its costs and reasonable attorney’s fees. The parties agree to arbitrate all disputes and claims in regards to these Terms and Conditions or any disputes arising as a result of these Terms and Conditions, whether directly or indirectly, including Tort claims that are a result of these Terms and Conditions. The parties agree that the Federal Arbitration Act governs the interpretation and enforcement of this provision. All documents, materials, and information in the possession of each party that are in any way relevant to the dispute shall be made available to the other party for review and copy no later than 30 days after the notice of arbitration is served.
The arbitrator(s) shall not have the authority to modify any provision of this Agreement or to award punitive damages. The arbitrator(s) shall have the power to issue mandatory orders and restraint orders in connection with the arbitration. The decision rendered by the arbitrator(s) shall be final and binding on the parties, and judgment may be entered in conformity with the decision in any court having jurisdiction. The agreement to arbitration shall be specifically enforceable under the prevailing arbitration law. During the continuance of any arbitration proceeding, the parties shall continue to perform their respective obligations under this Agreement. The entire dispute, including the scope and enforceability of this arbitration provision shall be determined by the Arbitrator. This arbitration provision shall survive the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
For all disputes related to a transaction made through TaagMe E-Commerce Platform, the plaintiff should refer solely to the PayPal Dispute Resolution Centre to handle his case. We will not be held liable or responsible for whatever the outcome of the dispute is and will be.
CLASS ACTION WAIVER
Any arbitration under these Terms and Conditions will take place on an individual basis; class arbitrations and class/representative/collective actions are not permitted. The parties agree that a party may bring claims against the other only in each’s individual capacity, and not as a plaintiff or class member in any putative class, collective and/ or representative proceeding, such as in the form of a private attorney general action against the other. Further, unless both you and Employer agrees otherwise, the arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person’s claims, and may not otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding.
The information, software, products, and services included in or available through the site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. TaagMe.com and/or its suppliers may make improvements and/or changes in the site at any time.
TaagMe.com and/or its suppliers make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, software, products, services and related graphics contained on the site for any purpose. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, all such information, software, products, services and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty or condition of any kind. TaagMe.com and/or its suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services and related graphics, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
You understand and agree that your use of this web site and any services or content provided (the “service”) is made available and provided to you at your own risk. It is provided to you “as is” and we expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, implied or express, including but not limited to the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
We make no warranty, implied or express, that any part of the service will be uninterrupted, error-free, virus-free, timely, secure, accurate, reliable, of any quality, nor that any content is safe in any manner for download. You understand and agree that neither us nor any participant in the service provides professional advice of any kind and that use of such advice or any other information is solely at your own risk and without our liability of any kind.
Some jurisdictions may not allow disclaimers of implied warranties and the above disclaimer may not apply to you only as it relates to implied warranties.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
You expressly understand and agree that we shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, indicental, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible loss (even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from or arising out of (i) the use of or the inability to use the service, (ii) the cost to obtain substitute goods and/or services resulting from any transaction entered into on through the service, (iii) unauthorized access to or alteration of your data transmissions, (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on the service, or (v) any other matter relating to the service.
In some jurisdictions, it is not permitted to limit liability and therefore such limitations may not apply to you.
TaagMe reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of South Australia and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in South Australia in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and TaagMe as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. TaagMe‘s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of TaagMe‘s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by TaagMe with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and TaagMe with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and TaagMe with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.
CHANGES TO TERMS
TaagMe reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which TaagMe.com is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. TaagMe encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS OF SERVICE AND AMENDMENTS
You agree that this Terms of Service and any dispute arising out of your use of this web site or our products or services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with local laws where the headquarters of the owner of this web site is located, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. By registering or using this web site and service you consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the county or city where the headquarters of the owner of this web site is located.
(i) In the event that this Terms of Service conflicts with any law under which any provision may be held invalid by a court with jurisdiction over the parties, such provision will be interpreted to reflect the original intentions of the parties in accordance with applicable law, and the remainder of this Terms of Service will remain valid and intact;
(ii) The failure of either party to assert any right under this Terms of Service shall not be considered a waiver of any that party’s right and that right will remain in full force and effect;
(iii) You agree that without regard to any statue or contrary law that any claim or cause arising out of this web site or its services must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause arose or the claim shall be forever barred; (iv) We may assign our rights and obligations under this Terms of Service and we shall be relieved of any further obligation.
TaagMe welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms. Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You acknowledge that you have read this agreement, understand it, and had an opportunity to seek independent legal advice prior to agreeing to it. In consideration of TaagMe agreeing to provide the content, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. You further agree that it is the complete and exclusive statement of the agreement between you and TaagMe, which supersedes any proposal or prior agreement, oral or written, and any other communication between you and TaagMe relating to the subject of this agreement.
Effective as of 1st January 2016.