Terms of Service

At Rupie, we care about a fair and balanced approach to working together. One that keeps studios and talent accountable, while providing a flexible approach to work and data collection that has you in mind. If you have any questions about our TOS, don't hesitate to reach out to support@rupie.io for help.

Key Terms

  • Users are any person, team, or organization that uses Rupie as a software platform or has an account with Rupie.
  • Talent are Users that provide work services to Role Providers through Rupie.
  • Role Providers are Users that provide job postings for Talent, or perform any other Recruiting or Sourcing function through Rupie or Rupie's website and tools.
  • Recruiters are Users that perform Recruiting or Sourcing functions through Rupie or Rupie's website and tools.
  1. Terms

    By accessing the website at rupie.io you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

  2. Use License

    Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Rupie's website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not: modify or copy the materials; use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial); attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Rupie's website; remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Rupie at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

  3. Disclaimer

    The materials on Rupie's website are provided on an 'as is' basis. Rupie makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Rupie does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

  4. Limitations

    In no event shall Rupie, it's affiliates, directors, agents, employees, officers and/or their licensors be liable for any damages of any kind (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Rupie's website or use of Rupie's platform and services. Even if Rupie or a Rupie authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

  5. Accuracy of materials

    The materials appearing on Rupie's website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Rupie does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current. Rupie may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However, Rupie does not make any commitment to update the materials.

  6. Links

    Rupie has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Rupie of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user's own risk.

  7. Modifications

    Rupie may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.

  8. Governing Law

    These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Delaware and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State or location.

  9. Community Guidelines

    At Rupie, we care about creating a safe place to work and play. Because of this, we don't tolerate abusive, hateful or harassing behavior. Things that will get your content deleted and your account banned:

    • Harassment, including but not limited to: bullying, stalking, telling people to hurt themselves.
    • Unwarranted sexual advancement
    • Posting other people's personal information without permission
    • Hateful conduct, including but not limited to: speech or content against other user's Race, ethnicity, or national origin, Religion, Age, Sexual Orientation, Physical Characteristics or Sex, Gender, or Gender Identity. Be nice and try to foster a friendly ecosystem.
  10. Work Rules

    • Users agree that at any time, Rupie has the right to terminate or disable your account for breaking the TOS.
    • Users agree that disabled or terminated accounts cannot continue to use Rupie as a platform.
    • Users agree that continuing to use Rupie after this TOS has been updated, will result in automatically accepting and acknowledging the TOS changes.
    • Users agree that funds may be paused or frozen under Rupie's discretion if fraud or illegal activities are suspected.
    • Users agree that data may be collected to help improve Rupie as a platform, including but not limited to: navigation data, work data, payment data, profile data and behavior data.
  11. Talent

    • Talent agrees that all disputes will be handled through the Rupie resolution channels.
    • Talent agrees that Rupie is not liable for any damages, claims or incidents arising from working with Role Providers on Rupie.
  12. Recruiter

    • Appointment as Limited Payment Collection Agent: Recruiter hereby appoints Rupie as Recruiter's limited authorized payment collection agent solely for the purpose of accepting payments (via its Payment Services Provider, if applicable) from Role Provider, and remitting those payments to Recruiter. Recruiter agrees that payment from Role Provider to Rupie shall be considered the same as payment made directly to Recruiter. Role Provider's payment obligation to Talent will be satisfied upon receipt of payment by Rupie (or its Payment Services Provider, as applicable), and Rupie (via its Payment Services Provider, as applicable) is responsible for remitting the funds to the Recruiter in the manner described in these Terms of Service. In the event that Rupie (via Payment Services Provider) does not remit any such amounts to Recruiter, the Recruiter will have recourse only against Rupie and not the Role Provider directly. Recruiter agrees that Rupie may describe or otherwise reflect the terms contained herein in any terms of service, receipts, disclosures, or notices including, but not limited to, receipts provided to the Role Provider that Rupie may deem necessary or prudent.
    • Recruiter agree to all Rupie fees arising from transacting on Rupie, including but not limited to Rupie's commission on each role done, extra taxes and payment processor fees.
  13. Role Providers

    • Non-Solicitation of Talent During the Role Provider's period of service and for a period of three (3) months after the date of the Participant's Termination of their Rupie Account, the Participant shall not directly or indirectly through any other Person influence or attempt to influence talent, customers, vendors, suppliers, licensors, lessors, joint venturers, ceding companies, associates, consultants, agents, or partners of Rupie to divert their business away from Rupie, to hire them or recruit them outside the scope of using the Rupie platform to do so, and the Participant will not otherwise interfere with, disrupt or attempt to disrupt the business relationships, contractual or otherwise, between Rupie, on the one hand, and any of their talent, customers, suppliers, vendors, lessors, licensors, joint venturers, associates, officers, employees, consultants, managers, partners, members or investors, on the other hand.
    • Role Providers agree that a role may be removed at any time for violating Rupie's code of conduct, illegal activities, suspected fraud, or for any other reason Rupie deems necessary.
    • Role Providers agree to comply with all tax regulations and requirements depending on their location and its governing law.
    • Role Providers agree with Rupie's refund policy and agree to go through the proper resolution channels provided by Rupie for disputes.
    • Role Providers agree that Rupie is not liable for any damages, claims or incidents arising from working with Talent on Rupie.
    • Role Providers agree that all communication between them and any Rupie Talent will be done on Rupie through Rupie's work interface, and understand that Rupie has the right to terminate their account for breaking this agreement.
    • Role Providers agree that contacting Rupie Talent that has been introduced through Rupie's email tools will be done so through Rupie's interface approval mechanism. Failure to do so ("disintermediation") will result in a full Rupie Talent introduction fee and optionally account termination under Rupie's discretion without limitation.
    • Role Providers agree that all personally identifiable information shared to Rupie about Talent, including, without limitation, email addresses, names, physical addresses, and profile information can be used and shared under Rupie's discretion without limitation.
    • Role Providers agree that that they are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws, including getting permission from Talent when collecting or sharing personal information or to email Talent.
  14. Disputes and Resolution

    • Disputes are to be handled through Rupie by emailing us atsupport@rupie.io..
    • Order cancellations can be handled through the same Resolution process outlined above.
    • Completed orders that have been transacted can be refunded under Rupie's discretion, but may not always qualify for a refund.
    • Rupie reserves the right to cancel any order at any time deemed against this TOS or under any other discretionary judgment. Outstanding or partial payments are refunds are honored through Rupie's Contractor Payments and Refunds sections, respectively.
  15. Refunds

    • Refunds issued may take up to 15 days to complete, and may vary depending on currency conversion, fees rendered, and other reasons. Thus refunded amounts may be less than the originally transacted amount.
  16. Taxes

    • Recruiter is expected to track their own finances and money made through Rupie and are expected to pay taxes based on locale and region.
    • Recruiter will be issued a form 1099-K if Recruiter makes over $20,000 as a contractor on Rupie and is deemed a "US Person" by the IRS.
    • Recruiter will not be issued a 1099-MISC from Rupie.
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