Terms and Conditions

Welcome to www.anything500.com. The following terms and conditions (these "Terms of Service"), govern your access to and use of the www.anything500.com website, including any content, functionality and services offered on or through www.anything500.com.in (the "Site").

 

Please read the Terms of Service carefully before you start to use the Site. By using the Site, opening an account or by clicking to accept or agree to the Terms of Service when this option is made available to you, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of Service and our Privacy Policy, found here, incorporated herein by reference. If you do not want to agree to these Terms of Service or the Privacy Policy, you must not access or use the Site.

 

This Site is offered and available to users who are 18 years of age or older. If you are under 18 you may not use this Site or the Anything500.com services. By using this Site, you represent and warrant that you are of legal age to form a binding contract with the Company and meet all of the foregoing eligibility requirements. If you do not meet all of these requirements, you must not access or use the Site.

 

A Brief  Description

 

o    A service offered on Anything500.com is called a Gig.

o    Gigs on Anything500.com are offered for a fixed base prices of Rs. 500 (also referred as one Gig), and thereafter multiples of Rs 500 (also referred to as Gig Extras).

o    Whenever you see "I will _for Rs. 500", it means the seller is offering a Gig for the fixed price of Rs. 500.

o    Only registered users may buy and sell on Anything500.com. Registration is free.

o    Gig Extras are additional services offered on top of the Sellers' Gig for an additional price defined by the Seller. Buyers can purchase additional quantities of Rs. 500 and multiples of Rs.500 Gigs (defined as "Multiples") from Sellers .

o    Some sellers may offer additional upgrades to their Gig or sell their Gig a number of times, depending on their status.

o    Sellers must fulfill their orders, and may not cancel on a regular basis or without cause.

o    Users may not offer or accept payments using any method other than placing an order through Anything500.com.in. Gigs must be ordered using the Purchase/Order  Now Tab.

o    Buyers are granted all rights for the delivered work, unless otherwise specified by the seller in the Gig description. Anything500.com retains the right to use all published delivered works for Anything500.com marketing and promotion purposes.

o    We care about your privacy. You can read our Privacy Policy here. The Privacy Policy is a part of these Terms of Service.

 

SELLERS/service providers

 

o    Each Gig of Rs. 500 and gig extras that you sell and successfully deliver, attracts a 20% commission of Anything500.com.

o    Buyers pay Anything500.com for orders in advance through a dedicated payment gateway.

o    Anything500.com accredits sellers once an order is completed. See “Work Delivery & Communications” below for a definition of a completed order.

o    Sellers may withdraw their revenues using one of Anything500.com’s withdrawal options.

o    If an order is cancelled (for any reason), the payment funds will be returned to the buyer. The amount is given as a credit to the buyer in their respective payment method used or may be credited as users virtual credit balance, which may be used for future orders

o    Sellers may withdraw their revenues to a Bank Account, according to the terms specified below.

o    The seller's rating is calculated based on a number of factors, including feedback received from buyers, amount of orders, cancelled orders, and late deliveries.

Seller Statuses

o    Anything500.com is all about helping sellers leverage their skills. We seek to empower top performing sellers with helpful tools to earn from your hobby.

o    Sellers who invest in self-promotion may achieve greater customer satisfaction. And, if they deliver on time and maintain high quality and ratings, Anything500.com may reward them with new statuses, special opportunities, benefits, and tools that come with it.

 

Top Rated/Badged Sellers

 

Top Rated/badged Sellers are chosen manually by Anything500.com editors from the list of the highest seller level based on a list of criteria, including seniority, volume of sales, an extremely high rating, exceptional customer care and community leadership. Top Rated/badged Sellers gain access to more extensive features than previous levels, including exclusive access to beta features and star support.

 

Anything500.com Certification

 

Anything500.com certifies freelancers on the following basis:

o    Quality of work performed

o    Turn around time of delivery of order

o    No. of orders received

o    Response time of a query from a buyer

o    Rating received from buyers

 

Anything500.com reserves the right to remove the Anything500.com certified tag from any freelancer if at any point the freelancer fails to maintain the standard of his services basis the above parameters.

 

Also, Anything500.com cannot guarantee the services provided by the Anything500.com Certified freelancers. We only certify the freelancers on the above listed basis. If at any point freelancers fail to deliver the work as per their gig – Anything500.com cannot be help liable for the same. The buyer will definitely be eligible for getting a refund in such a situation as per the Cancellation and Refund policy.

 

Handling Orders/Gigs

o    When a buyer orders a Gig, the seller is notified by email as well as notifications on the site while logged in to your account.

o    Sellers are required to meet the delivery time they specified when creating their Gigs. Failing to do so will allow the buyer to cancel the order and may harm the seller's rating.

o    Both buyers and sellers have the option to cancel an order by mutual agreement. Mutual cancellations have no negative effect on rating. However, excessive cancellations, of any type, have a negative effect on seller rating. In this scenario, the funds get credited immediately to the buyer's virtual balance.

o    Unanswered mutual cancellation requests will automatically be accepted after 48 hours, while reducing the non-responding user's rating. Once order is auto-cancelled after 48 hours, the funds get credited immediately to the buyer's virtual balance.

o    A Seller may cancel an order without the buyer's consent at any given moment (Force Cancellation) However, this will have a negative effect on the seller's rating. In this scenario, the funds get credited immediately to the buyer's virtual balance.

 

Important Information

o    To protect our users' privacy, user identities must be kept anonymous. Requesting or providing Email addresses, Skype/IM usernames, telephone numbers or any other personal contact details (other than your name) to communicate outside of the Anything500.com network is not permitted.

o    All communications, information and file exchanges must be performed exclusively using Anything500.com's messaging system.

o    Posting or sending adult, illegal, rude, abusive, improper, copyright protected, promotional, spam, violent, nonsense or any uncool stuff is strictly prohibited. Doing so will get your account blocked permanently.

 

Gig Delivery & Communications

o    You are responsible for scanning all transferred files for viruses and malware. Anything500.com will not be held responsible for any damages, which might occur due to site usage, use of content or files transferred.

o    Sellers must deliver completed files and/or proof of work using the Deliver Completed Work button (located on the Order page).

o    Responding and posting a review: Once work is delivered, the buyer has three days to respond and post a review. If no response is provided within the response time, the order will be considered completed.

 

Withdrawing Revenues

o    Revenues are only made available for withdrawal from the Revenue page  after the order is marked as complete.

o    If the buyer does not mark the order as complete, the order would be auto-marked as complete after 5 days, and the funds would get credited to seller's virtual balance deducting Anything500.com commission.

o    Seller/service providers can withdraw funds from their Anything500.com account only after  achieving a revenue of Rs. 1500.

o    When the seller/service provider places a withdrawal request, funds would be electronically transferred to seller's bank A/c (Details filled in the personal information form) once in 7 days. The funds would be remitted in the sellers bank account in a particular month on the following dates – 7th, 14th, 21nd & 28th.

o    Withdrawal fees vary depending on the withdrawal provider / method.

o    Withdrawals are final and cannot be undone. Anything500.com will not be able to refund or change this process once it has begun.

 

BUYERS

 

Ordering

o    Gigs may be purchased using a Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking, Payment wallets (paytm etc) PayPal.

o    Once payment is confirmed, your order will be created.

o    If you have funds in your account balance, it will be automatically applied to your next purchase, but only in the event that your balance covers the entire purchase amount.

o    As a buyer, your identity is kept anonymous at all times. To protect your privacy, avoid requesting or providing Email addresses, Skype/IM usernames, telephone numbers or any other personal contact information to communicate outside of Anything500.com.

o    You may not offer sellers to pay, or make payment using any method other than through the Anything500.com site.

o    You may not pay other users directly using any method other than ordering through the Anything500.com order page. In case you have been asked to use an alternative payment method, please report it immediately here.

o    Filing a dispute or reversing a payment through your payment provider or your bank prior to attempting to resolve the matter by working it out with the Seller through the Anything500.com dispute resolution tools and contacting customer support through this Site may get your account suspended to investigate possible security violations.

o    In case of a problem, always try and work things out with your seller. If you need further assistance, contact our customer support here.

o    Once the order is accepted by the buyer, the buyer cannot ask for a refund post that and enter the dispute resolution center.

 

General Terms

o    Violation of Anything500.com's Terms of Service may get your account blocked permanently.

o    Sellers will be able to withdraw their revenues from blocked accounts after a safety period of 45 to 90 days, depending on the reason, from the day of the last cleared payment received in their account and subject to Anything500.com's approval.

o    Disputes should be handled using Anything500.com's dispute resolution tools ('Resolution Center' on the order page) or by contacting Anything500.com customer support.

o    Anything500.com reserves the right to put any account on hold or permanently cancel accounts due to breach of these terms or any illegal or inappropriate use of the site or services. Users with accounts on hold will not be able to sell or buy on Anything500.com.

o    Anything500.com may make changes to its Terms of Service from time to time. When these changes are made, Anything500.com will make a new copy of the terms of service available on this page.

o    You understand and agree that if you use Anything500.com after the date on which the Terms of Service have changed, Anything500.com will treat your use as acceptance of the updated Terms of Service.

 

Dispute Resolution between buyers and sellers

 

o    We encourage our buyers and sellers to try and settle conflicts amongst themselves. If for any reason this fails, users can contact Anything500.com's customer support department for assistance here.

o    Anything500.com will either refund payments made for cancelled orders back to your payment provider or credits from order refunds are returned to the buyer's balance and are available for future purchases on Anything500.com.

o    Buyer can ask for a refund of funds to his virtual balance or payment method in the following cases:  

o    The order delivery is not as per requirement of the buyer.

o    The order delivery is not as per the specifications and details mentioned in the gig posted by the seller

o    Delay in delivery of order beyond the estimated delivery time mentioned by the seller in the gig posted.

 

Ownership and Limitations

 

Ownership and limitations: unless clearly stated otherwise in the Gig description text, when the work is delivered, the buyer is granted all intellectual property rights, including but not limited to, copyrights for the work delivered from the seller and the seller waives any and all moral rights therein. For removal of doubt, in custom created work (such as art work, design work, report generation etc.), the delivered work shall be the exclusive property of buyer. The seller expressly agrees to assign to buyer the copyright in any delivered work that do not meet the requirements of a work-for-hire under the India Copyright Act. Additionally, independent of the India Copyright Act, the seller agrees that unless indicated otherwise in the Gig description, once the order is completed the seller assigns along with it to the buyer, to the fullest extent possible under the law, all of its rights, title and interest, if any, in and to the delivered work and waives any and all moral rights in connection therewith. All transfer and assignment of intellectual property to buyer shall be subject to full payment for the Gig.

 

Sellers further confirm that whatever information they receive from the buyer, which is not public domain, shall not be used for any purpose whatsoever other than for the delivery of the work to the buyer.

 

Furthermore, users (both buyers and sellers) agree that unless they explicitly indicate otherwise, the content users voluntarily create/upload to Anything500.com, including Gig texts, photos, videos, usernames, user photos, user photos, user videos and any other information, including the display of delivered work, may be used by Anything500.com for no consideration for marketing and/or other purposes.

 

We wish to remind that Anything500.com.in's content is based on User Generated Content (UGC). Anything500.com does not check user uploaded/created content for violations of copyright, trademarks or other rights. We invite everyone to report violations together with proof of ownership. Reported violating content may be removed or disabled. Furthermore, Anything500.com is not responsible for the content, quality or the level of service provided by the Sellers. We provide no warranty with respect to the Gigs, their delivery, and any communications between buyers and sellers. We encourage users to take advantage of our rating system, our community and common sense in choosing appropriate GIGS service offers.

 

By offering a service, the seller undertakes that he has sufficient permissions, rights and/or licenses to provide, sell or resell the service that they offer on Anything500.com.

 

Sellers advertising their Gig online must comply with laws and terms of service of the advertising platform or relevant website used to advertise. Failing to do so may result in removal of the Gig and may lead to the suspension of seller's account.

 

For specific terms related to Intellectual Property rights and for reporting claims of copyright infringement or trademark infringement – please see our Intellectual Property Claims Policy here which forms an integral part of these Terms of Service. Note that It is our policy. in appropriate circumstances to disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who are repeat infringers.