Terms and Conditions

Last updated, October 2019

Welcome to Plusacademics’s terms and conditions

These terms are meant to make Plusacademics’s services seamless, fair and professional. By accessing the terms and conditions page, signing up for Plusacademics's services or by accessing any service offered by Plusacademics, you are bound by Plusacademics’s terms and conditions including the privacy policy.  Plusacademics’s services are only available to users who are of legal contractual age based on the legal requirements of a specific nation. Therefore, those that are not of legal age to transact any business may not be able to use Plusacademics website.  For more information or questions concerning Plusacademics’s terms and conditions, contact our customer support for assistance.

Intellectual Property Rights

Other than the content you own under these terms and conditions, Plusacademics and/or its licensors own all the intellectual property rights and materials contained in the website.

Your license is limited to the purpose of viewing the materials contained on our website and you cannot initiate any changes without Plusacademics license.

How it works 
A buyer can be a freelancer, and a freelancer can be a buyer in this platform by switching the account from either a buyer account to a freelancer account or from a freelancer account to a buyer account. It should be noted that one needs no two accounts to enjoy buying and selling services since only one is enough.

For buyers

A buyer needs to open the account first and then search for specific services that he or she needs. The Plusacademics site will then display possible services offered.  The buyer can then select the most suitable services that show up in the list. Once the service is selected, it is advisable for the buyer to contact the freelancer selected before ordering. Once an agreement is reached, the freelancer can initiate a contract with the buyer. If the contract is agreed upon by the buyer, the delivery process can be initiated.

Payment

We have two payment system i.e. PayPal and iPay. iPay is our preferred payment method since it easier to use and secure for both parties involved.  

Not satisfied?

After delivery, the buyer will always have a chance to ask for revisions until satisfied. If the quality is still not satisfactory, the buyer can as well ask for a refund. The buyer can get a refund up to 20 days after delivery.  When a refund is asked, the order amount is returned to buyer’s balance. Since service fees are already charged during the ordering process, the refund does not include services fees.  Since there are always cases of abuse, Plusacademics limits the number of times one can request a refund. In most cases, refunds will be done by the support department.

For freelancer

Freelancers need to fill their profile and create an ad to display their services. The ads have been designed to be simple but also enable the freelancer to be detailed enough. Once the profile and the ad are created, the services offered by freelancers will be displayed on our website as well as search engines. If the client selects your service, they will contact you. Once an agreement is met, you will enter into a contract with the customer. When you deliver the work, and there is no revision within 72 hours, the amount earned will be debited in your account, and you can view it in your balance record. The amount will be available for withdrawal 20 days after the work is delivered. The balance will be cashed out using PayPal, Payoneer and M-pesa services. The minimum amount that can be sent to you is $20.

Order payments

Plusacademics understands the problem associated with chargeback and it requests both sellers and buyers to resolve payment issues within the platform. However, in the case of chargeback and there is no solution available to resolve the issues, chargeback the cost will be incurred by the seller.

Services offered

The seller should ensure that the content of their services is original. In case of any third party material used, the seller should make sure that they have all the license and permission required.

Your Content

In the Plusacademics terms and conditions, your content refers to any video text, audio recording, images or other materials you choose to display on the website. Once you choose to display your content, you grant Plusacademics a non-exclusive, worldwide irrevocable, sub-licensable license to use, reproduce, publish, adapt, translate and distribute on all and any media platform it chooses.

Your content should be original and not invading on any third party rights. Plusacademics reserves the right to remove, delete or edit any of your content on the website without your notice.

Plusacademics's Privacy Policy

We understand that you provide critical information while using our services. The information you provide helps us to render services. This policy will outline the kind of information we collect and how we safeguard it not to land in the hands of unauthorized parties. This policy document shows how plusacademics.org collects and uses private information.

Who collect the data?

The data is collected by plusacademics.org. The information is collected during the account setting and order processing. The type of data collected includes names, account information, email addresses, mobile phone number, and other personal information.

Why is the data collected?

Order processing: without this information, order processing cannot be possible since billing is required as well as notification of delivery.

Account maintenance: to create an account, we need information that will enable us to communicate with you about projects, changes, and requirements.

Online assistance: the information is also required so that we can assist you in case of any issues associated with using our services. Some of the communication means that can be used include email services, telephone communication, and chatting services.

How is the data used?

To give you access to Plusacademics services.

To enable you to enjoy the services offered on our platform.

To carry out survey and researches to improve the platform to serve the customers better.

To customize and personalize the services offered to direct it to you in such a way that will please you.

To allow you to link our services with your payment systems.

To continuously communicate with you about changes and update in our system.

How we share your data with the third party

We may share some information such as logs, cookies and location data with third parties service providers that assist us in delivering services to you. The access to the data by the third party is not unlimited but limited to the extent that they can only use it to render the services that are legally required to offer. We can also modify your data in such a way that sharing with the third party will not be a threat to the security of your information.

How to reach us

If you have any issues including violation of your privacy rights, do not hesitate to contact us. You can reach us via  support@plusacademics.org, or you can communicate with us via the social media platform, and surely we will attend to your issues immediately.

Cookies and Local Storage

When you visit the Site, we may use industry-wide technologies such as "cookies" (or similar technologies), which store certain information on your computer and which will allow us, among other things, to enable automatic sign-in to the Site, make your browsing much more convenient and effortless and allow us to test user experience and offer you personalized browsing or promotions. Cookies (which may be HTML files, Flash files or other technology) are text files that help store user preferences and activity. The Site uses cookies to collect statistical data about its use, to tailor the Site's functionality to suit personal preferences and to assist with various aspects of Site operation. These files contain a variety of information such as information about web pages visited by you, the length of time you visited certain sites, data about how you came to visit particular sites, the scope and nature of those sites, areas viewed by you, and additional information.

Blocking Cookies

You may set your browser to block all cookies, including cookies associated with our services, or to indicate when a cookie is being set by us. Information on deleting or controlling cookies is also available at www.aboutcookies.org (note that this website is not provided by Plusacademics, and we, therefore, cannot ensure its accuracy, completeness or availability). It is important to remember that many of our services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled. For example, cookies may, in certain cases, save you from the need to enter usernames and passwords and allow session continuity.

Security

We take great care in maintaining the security of the Site and your information and in preventing unauthorized access to it through industry standard technologies and internal procedures. However, we do not guarantee that unauthorized access will never occur. Users who have registered to the Site agree to keep their password in strict confidence and not disclose such password to any third party.

Third-Party Sites

While using the Site you may encounter links to third party websites. Plusacademics is not responsible for these sites and has no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to privacy matters or any other legal matter with respect to such sites. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policies and the terms of use or service of such websites. Our terms of use and our privacy policy apply only to information collected by us in accordance with this policy.

You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Site and visiting your account profile page.

The California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits California residents that are users of our Site to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to support@plusacademics.org

Updating Your Information

We take steps to ensure that the personal information we collect is accurate and up to date, and we provide you with the opportunity to update your information through your account profile settings. In the event that you believe your information is in any way incorrect or inaccurate, please let us know immediately. We will make sure we investigate the matter and correct any inaccuracies as quickly as possible where necessary or give you ways to update it quickly or to delete it - unless we have to keep that information for legitimate business or legal purposes. When updating your personal information, we may ask you to verify your identity before we can act on your request. If for any reason to and you have a problem with deleting your personal information, please contact us and we will make reasonable efforts to delete any such information pursuant to any applicable privacy laws. You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Site and visiting your account profile page. You may also send us an e-mail at admin@Plusacademics.org to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect. If you delete your User Generated Content ("UGC"), as defined in the Plusacademics Terms of Service, from the Site, copies of your UGC may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Site users. Proper access and use of information provided on the Site, including UGC, is governed by our Terms of Service.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time, so please re-visit this page frequently. Changes to this privacy policy are effective as of the stated "Last Update" and your continued use of the Site on or after the Last Update date will constitute acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, those changes.

Corporate Change

In the event, we go through a business transition such as a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your information may be among the assets transferred.

We can also sell your content without asking for your permission as long as it is for the legal benefit of our website and has no negative effect on you in regard to the terms of service.

Got any Questions?

If you have any questions (or comments) concerning this Privacy Policy, please email us at support@plusacademics.organd we will make an effort to reply within the shortest time possible via the most convenient way. This can be emailing you, using your mobile number or our chatting services.

How to opt-out of our services

If you have any issues including violation of your privacy rights, do not hesitate to contact us. You can reach us via support@plusacademics.org, or you can communicate with us via the social media platform, and surely we will attend to your issues immediately.

Entire Agreement

The terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between Plusacademics and you in regard to the use of the services provided. It also includes the services you provide through Plusacademics to the clients and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings.

Suspension and Termination of Accounts

By You

You can terminate your subscription at Plusacademics at any time by going to your account page. This action will lead to your account being deactivated and your access no longer possible. The action is immediate once Plusacademics confirms that you are the one who wishes to close the account. An email will be sent to you informing you that you have deactivated your account and if you would wish to reverse the action.

By Plusacademics

Plusacademics reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account when you fail to follow the regulations and violet the terms of service. You will not access your account as it will be blocked and you will be notified via email. In case of a suspension, you are expected to explain the situations that lead to the misconduct. Plusacademics will determine whether it was intentional or accidental and this will determine the next course of action, which can include reinstatement of your account or termination. When your account is terminated, an email will be sent to explain the issue. For queries that concern actions affecting your account, you are to direct them to the Plusacademics support management team. 

User conducts

Plusacademics expect the highest level of respect and privacy among sellers and buyers at the platform. Plusacademics strictly prohibits sharing of personal contact information such as email, phone number, social media ID, skype ID and any other related information.

Plusacademics, therefore, expect a high level of professionalism from all the users of the services provided by the platform. In case of any violation, do not hesitate to contact our prompt responding customer care team.

Metrics

Response rate: the number of times responded to within 4 hours compared to the total number of contact from the client.

Winning rate: the orders received compared to the total number of contacts from the client.

Retention rate: the number of returned client orders compared with the total number of old clients.

Beginner stage: on sign up intermediate expert: earned 1500$, maintain 90% and above of all those three metrics.

Professional level: earned 10,000$ and above and plus maintaining 95% and above of all those metrics.

Variation of Terms

Plusacademics has the rights to revise the terms and conditions at any time necessary and make the essential changes if any without your notice. You are expected to review the terms and conditions on a regular basis to be aware of the changes.

Assignment

Plusacademics is permitted to assign, reassign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under the terms and conditions without giving you any notification. However, you are not allowed to make assign, reassign, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under the stated terms and conditions.

Severability Clause

The terms on the Plusacademics website are independent of one another. Therefore, any term found by the binding regulations to be void or non-effective will be removed without affecting the rest of the terms, and you do not have to be consulted for the changes to be effected. The remaining terms will still be as effective and useful as before.

Restrictions

Plusacademics restricts you from engaging in the following activities:

Publishing part or all of Plusacademics material in any other media without our licensing.

Selling, sublicensing and/or making commercial any of our materials.

Owning two accounts with pseudo names, to make it look like they belong to different people.

Giving false information during account registration and processing.

Using Plusacademics website in a way that can cause damage.

Affecting user access of Plusacademics by wrong use of the website.

Data harvesting, data mining or any other activity regarding data where Plusacademic website is concerned.

Giving false information regarding the services you are offering.

Proving wrong information regarding what you are looking for as a buyer.

Use of unprofessional language on the Plusacademics platform.

Summary 

Exchange of personal communication contacts is strictly prohibited and any violation may lead to the termination of the user accounts.

Plusascademics do not guarantee any specific level expected outcome offered by our sellers. In case of dissatisfaction, kindly use our resolution systems.

Plusacademics do not guarantee or offer warranty based on services offered on Plusacademics platform.

Plusacademics do not control or protect users for services offered outside this platform.

All information and material necessary for orders should be exclusively shared through this platform unless advised otherwise by support.

Plusacademics do not tolerate mean, abusive or offensive words and actions in this platform. Any violation of this term may lead to termination of the account.

Users should not use any means, process or deceptive action to direct Plusacademics users to engage in a transaction outside this platform.

Plusacademics do not discriminate anyone thus everyone regardless of where they are located, are welcomed to use the services offered.

Withdrawal of your balance may attract some transaction fees depending on the service a provider that you use.

Any purchase in Plusacademics involves the transfer of limited rights from freelancer to the buyer.  Both Plusacadamics and its service provider are not liable for any service or product delivered that does not meet the buyer’s required a purpose.

Warranties

Plusacademics expresses no representations or warranties of any kind related to the website or materials contained therein, as the website is provided “as is” with all faults. Also, nothing contained in the Plusacademics platform shall be interpreted relating to you.

Plusacademics DO NOT PROVIDE ANY WARRANTY OR ASSURANCE FOR USING ITS WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT ASSOCIATED WITH IT. THEREFORE, ANY USER OF THE SITE BEARS ALL THE RISKS FULLY AND PLUSACADEMICS RESERVES NONE.

Violations

There are several conducts or behaviors that can amount to violations while using this platform. Users will receive notification through their email in case they violate any of Plusacademics terms.  Violation warnings may be subjected to limitation or any other appropriate measures such as restriction and disabling of your account depending on kind of violation and number of violation you have received.

Pornography: this site prohibits the production and distribution of adult materials through Plusacademics website.

Spam and phishing: any content that aims to deceive or compromise users of Plusacademics services is strictly prohibited. Any phishing and spamming activity are subjected to full account closure.

Privacy: any material shared by the buyer should be subjected to high levels of privacy. The material provided should be used solely for service delivery and nothing else.

Authenticity: you are strictly prohibited from using false information to create your account. Please do not use profile information or location information that is not correct. Plusacademics reserve all right to request documents for verification.

Copyright: Plusacademics will respond adequately about any copyright or ownership infringement. Plusacademics will follow all the recognized guidelines concerning copyright and ownership properties to determine appropriate action.

Unlawful business: Plusacademics do not tolerate any business classified as illegal and it will always act accordingly to avoid any illegal dealings in the platform.

Multiple accounts: for fairness and easy management of the platform, Plusacademics only allows a user to have one account.  It also prohibits the creation and usage of multiple accounts. It should be noted that only the original documents will be required in case of a need for verification.

Selling of an account: Plusacademics strictly prohibits selling or buying of accounts. This is why account creation is free and easy.

Any copyright infringement will be dealt with based on the known Legal framework.

Copyright Clause

This website and its contents are copyright of Plusacademics and it operates in the Californian state with all the rights reserved.

Any reproduction or redistribution of all or part of our material is strictly prohibited unless under the following conditions:

You are printing or downloading to a local disk for your personal use only.

You are copying to a third party for their personal use but acknowledging Plusacademics as the source of the material.

You are not allowed to distribute or commercially exploit Plusacademics content without written permission. You are also not allowed to transmit or store our content on any other website or any other form of the retrieval system.   

Governing and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions are governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Californian state. You submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of California and federal courts located in the United States for the resolution of any arising disputes. 

LIABILITY CLAUSE

NEITHER PLUSACADEMICS NOR ITS FREELANCERS, WORKERS, DIRECTORS NOR AGENTS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO ANY LEGAL THEORY OR BREACH OF ANY AGREEMENT, REGARDLESS OF USE OF PLUSACADEMICS WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENT OR AFFILIATED WEBSITES. THEREFORE, PLUSACADEMICS IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY PERSONAL LOSS, INJURIES OR DISTRESS DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ASSOCIATED WITH USE OF PLUSACADEMICS WEBSITE, CONTENT OR AFFILIATED PLATFORMS.  PLUSACADEMICs ALSO, DO NOT TAKE ANY LIABILITY ASSOCIATED BY SELLERS NEGLIGENCE OR OMISSION. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, NOTHING IN THIS PARAGRAPH IS INTENDED TO LIMIT OR RESTRICT THE INDEMNIFICATION RIGHTS OR OBLIGATIONS OF ANY PARTY UNDER ARTICLE 9, OR DAMAGES AVAILABLE FOR BREACHES OF THE OBLIGATIONS SET FORTH IN ARTICLE 7. SAMPLE 1 SAMPLE 2 SAMPLE 3 SEE ALL 170 AND RELATED LEGAL THEORIES.