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- Users cannot post or transmit any message that is libelous or defamatory
- Users cannot:
- run unapproved testing,
- attempt security hacks,
- perform DOS attacks,
- automatically scan services
- or the like on Tester Work site or affiliated sites
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- Users are responsible for notifying Tester Work immediately, after any breach of security, by emailing [email protected]
- Users must comply with the Non-Disclosure Agreement (link)
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- Site Restrictions
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(a) Is libelous, defamatory, threatening, abusive, scandalous, obscene, pornographic or unlawful or that encourages a criminal offense;
(b) Contains any advertising, promotional, solicitation or other commercial material, including the uniform resource locator (“URL”) of a Member’s own website, unless the website in question relates directly to a project on the Site; notwithstanding the foregoing, Members may post the URL of a website containing a portfolio of sample works or the Member’s résumé;
(c) Contains material from other copyrighted works without the written consent of the owner of such copyrighted material, other than reasonable excerpts permitted under the copyright doctrine of fair use;
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(f) Contains any software viruses or any other code, file or program that is designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment or to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.
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(d) Monitor, edit or disclose any Content; or
- Members may not:
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(c) engage in personal attacks, negative or other unfair criticism or other forms of discourteous and unprofessional online conduct or practices.
- Limitations on Communication between Users
You are prohibited from making direct contact or engaging in commercial transactions, with other Members or Tester Work and Tester Work Customers, whether through the Site or otherwise. Members agree not to post their email address, phone number, or any other method of contact outside of the Site or give any of the foregoing information to another User. Members also must not contact Tester Work or Tester Work Customers outside of the Tester Work Site and Platform.
- Rights in Site Content
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- Transfer of Information
- Privacy and Personal Data Protection
The User shall own all rights, title, and interest in the User Data and shall have sole responsibility for the legality, reliability, integrity, accuracy, and quality of the User Data.
- General Provisions
By registering as a Member, you confirm that you are at least 18 years of age. Additionally, you acknowledge and agree that you are an independent contractor and not an employee of Tester Work. As an independent contractor, you are not entitled to participate in any employee benefits provided from time to time by Tester Work to its employees. You are responsible for providing and maintaining any equipment and Internet connectivity necessary for the performance of your duties as a Member. Tester Work is not obligated to provide any training, technical or administrative support or other assistance in connection with your duties as a Member. Tester Work does not guarantee that you will be assigned to any minimum number of software testing projects/cycles. Likewise, you may, in your sole discretion, elect to accept or decline to participate in any software testing project to which Tester Work invites you. In the event that you accept a software testing project from Tester Work, you will be informed of the deadline for the completion of the project. You will be responsible for determining when and how to perform the necessary testing services in order to meet the specified deadline for the project.
You warrant and represent that you shall not, under any circumstances, copy or attempt to copy by any means, reverse engineer or attempt to reverse engineer, take screenshots or video captures of, or otherwise store any Applications or other Site Content. You agree not to disclose any such Application, or Site Content to other Users or any third parties whether in person, through any digital media, blogs, news sources, social networks, or any other form of communication. You agree not to duplicate, use, or distribute the Applications being tested to anyone else. Applications are provided on the Tester Work platform for the sole purpose of testing and reporting bugs and other test artifacts (screenshots, videos, logs, etc.) through such platform and any other use is strictly prohibited. You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless Tester Work and its affiliates from any and all losses, claims, damages, fees, expenses or other liabilities arising from or relating to your release of information in violation of the foregoing and further acknowledge and agree that you shall be individually liable to any company who’s information you improperly distribute.
Unless otherwise prohibited by Tester Work or a Global App Testing customer pursuant to a specific Statement of Work or Order Form, your status as a Member does not preclude you from working as an independent contractor or employee of any other entity.
You agree not to solicit (other than by general advertisement), or hire, any employee or subcontractor of Tester Work (including, without limitation, any Member which performs testing services for Tester Work) either on behalf of Your Company or on behalf of any other company during the term of this Agreement and for a period of one year thereafter. You also agree not to communicate with Tester Work and Global App Testing Customers outside of the Tester Work Platform.
Prior to beginning work on any particular testing project/cycle, you shall verify and certify to Tester Work that you do not work for and are not affiliated with any competitor of the company whose software you will evaluate.
You are responsible for the appropriate security of your electronic devices used for the testing process and data you obtain. You should:
- use supported OS and applications and install the latest upgrades and patches (unless necessary to complete testing);
- use strong passwords and MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication) if applicable;
- change password every 6 months or every time you suspect that has been compromised;
- use encryption;
- use firewall, antivirus, and antimalware software;
- not disclose your password;
- not install any software from unverified source;
- no use unsecured WiFi or public WiFi without additional security measure (e.g. VPN);
- not backup testing data on a private cloud or insecure devices (e.g. without strong encryption and authorization);
- secure delete all testing data from all devices not later than 7 days after you upload it to the Service;
- be aware of social engineering attacks and phishing attacks;
- notify Tester Work immediately, if You believe that there has been any breach of security, by emailing [email protected]
You agree not to falsify the identity of yourself or any third-party. You agree to comply with all policies, rules, and regulations promulgated by Tester Work from time to time. You agree and acknowledge that Tester Work shall not be liable for any damage caused to any computer hardware or technology environments by use of the Tester Work service or performance of testing services through Tester Work. You acknowledge that your access to the Site, the Site Content, and your eligibility to participate in testing services as a Member is strictly conditioned upon your acceptance of such disclaimer of liability.
You shall be entitled to receive payment solely for bugs and other test artifacts that you identify during your performance of testing services and that you report to, and that are approved by, the applicable Company. You shall not be entitled to receive payment based on the time you spend analyzing bugs or other test artifacts or otherwise performing testing services. Further, only the first Member to identify and post a bug or other test artifact to the Site, which bug or other test artifact is approved by the applicable Company, shall be entitled to payment for identifying such bug or other test artifacts. Fees payable to Members may vary from project to project and may be changed by Tester Work at any time. The current fee payable for the identification of approved bugs or reporting of other test artifacts with respect to each project shall be posted to the email invitation or the applicable project’s page
- Method of Payments to Members
Payments to Members by Tester Work shall be made one of two ways: 1) Members with a PayPal account may register the account on the Site and payments will be made directly to the Member’s PayPal account. or 2) Members may register for an Upwork account and payments will be made directly to the Member’s Upwork account. All amounts are stated in and all payments will be made in U.S. dollars.
It is each member’s responsibility to either register the member’s PayPal account with the site or register for an Upwork account. If within ninety (90) days after the end of the first calendar month for which a member is entitled to payment, the member has not registered the member’s PayPal account with Tester Work or registered for an Upwork account, then any right such member had to receive such amounts will be automatically forfeited.
Any funds received by Tester Work from an account determined to have made a fraudulent deposit (e.g. using a stolen credit card) will be reversed immediately. If in a fraudulent payment situation, a withdrawal has already been processed from your Tester Work account with respect to the funds in question, you will be expected to return the funds to your Tester Work account or face account termination and reporting by Tester Work to the appropriate authorities.
Additionally, all members recruited via UpWork are obliged to register on the Tester Work platform with an UpWork account as these members will be restricted from using PayPal as a payment option.
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