Terms of Service

Prologue – All Things Definitional

  1. Like most things in life, using our gigl comes with terms and conditions. We have tried to keep these as simple and to the point as possible. By using the ​gigl​ Platform, you agree that you have read and agree to be bound by these. Have a careful browse and if you have any questions contact us by email - ​hello@getgigl.com​.

  2. To keep things simple we use definitions:

    1. Agreement​ is a collection of the Terms of Service, the Privacy Policy, and any

      future amendments or additions to these documents;

    2. App​ means the Company’s app;

    3. Company​ means Gigl Limited, its parent companies, founders, shareholders,

      directors, officers, agents, investors, subsidiaries, representatives, insurers, employees, successors and assigns (sorry, our lawyers made us comprehensively outline this bit);

    4. Dispute Resolution​ – the process by which the Company will manage and adjudicate disagreements arising between the User;

    5. Employers ​are those using the ​gigl​ Platform to find Giglers;

    6. gigl – ​a new verb we have created (#Shakespearianinfluencers) meaning Users

      using the ​gigl​ Platform for Jobs;

    7. gigl Platform ​means the Site, the App and any communications given to or

      exchanged by you in any form whatsoever (including through the gigl messaging

      service);

    8. Jobs​ are roles posted on the ​gigl​ Platform by Employers to attract the best

      quality and most suitable Giglers;

    9. Gigler​ are those using the ​gigl​ Platform to find Jobs;

    10. Privacy Policy​ is our policy which governs any personal information you give us

      (and which you can read on our website);

    11. Site​ means​ ​www.getgigl.com​;

    12. Terms of Service​ are these terms which you are reading now; and

    13. Users​ is a swanky name for Giglers and/or Employers (natural or legal person!)

      together.

Contractual Relationship Between Employers and Giglers

  1. The Company ​does not enter into and is not a party to any contracts or Service Agreement between Giglers and Employers.​ The ​gigl​ Platform simply facilitates like-minded folk meeting one another to discuss the potential of working together. What Users do once they have met - whether through the ​gigl Platform​ or offline - is to be agreed between Users. We strongly recommend entering into a suitable contract :-)

  2. As a ​Gigler​, you must only apply and accept Jobs for which you (or a suitable substitute) have the required experience, expertise and/or competence. Whilst performing the Job, you (or your substitute) must act with the professionalism of a reasonable person

performing a similar role in that industry and follow the reasonable instructions and directions of the Employer. ​You confirm that you (and your substitute) are responsible for your own tax, and will make the necessary declarations and payments to HMRC as an independent freelancer (​unless you agree an alternative status with the Employer).

  1. As the ​Employer​, you must provide full and proper details of the Job (including, but not limited to, necessary skills, qualifications, experience etc.) on the ​gigl​ Platform. You must communicate information in a timely fashion to the Gigler, advise them of any equipment, uniform etc they need to bring, and treat them with the same lawfulness and professionalism of a reasonable Employer of a similar role in that industry.

  2. Sorry, but our lawyers told us to write this in shouty capitals so it’s totally clear: THE COMPANY IS NOT AN EMPLOYMENT AGENCY. IT DOES NOT EMPLOY USERS, PROVIDE STAFF OR CREATE ANY EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP WHATSOEVER. IT DOES NOT PERFORM OR GUARANTEE JOBS OR THE AVAILABILITY OR PERFORMANCE OF THE GIGL PLATFORM.

  3. (Sorry again, more shouty stuff): THE COMPANY DOES NOT SUPERVISE, DIRECT, CONTROL OR MONITOR GIGLERS AND HAS NO LIABILITY (TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE) FOR ANYTHING USERS DO/NOT DO WHILST ENGAGED IN A JOB. UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY AGREED USERS MUST MAKE THEIR OWN TAX PAYMENTS, DECLARATIONS, INSURANCE, PENSION ARRANGEMENTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS ETC. THE COMPANY HAS NO LIABILITY FOR THESE WHATSOEVER. THE COMPANY DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE LEGAL STATUS OF ANY GIGLER AND HAS NO LIABILITY TO EITHER THE GIGLER AND/OR EMPLOYER FOR ANY STATUS THEY ARE LATER DEEMED GIVEN, EITHER LEGALLY OR IN ACCORDANCE WITH TAX LAW.

Chapter 1 - Becoming a User Creating an Account

  1. You need an account (Account) to become a User and access the ​gigl ​Platform.

  2. To create an Account you must be at least 16 years old.

  3. The Company may (at its discretion) vet Users before they create an Account. However,

    it isn’t obliged to do this and isn’t responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any verification performed. The Company may also refuse to create an Account at its absolute direction.

  4. With great power comes great responsibility because by creating an Account you warrant and agree that:

    1. You are the sole (or authorized) User of your Account and responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and other information;

    2. You are solely (or authorised to be) responsible for any and all activities which occur under your Account, whether they are performed with your consent or not;

    3. You have the right to enter into and comply with these Terms of Service with any other User (either as an individual or on behalf of a legal entity);

  1. You have read and agree these exciting Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, and any terms of a third party referred to;

  2. You will respect the rights of other Users, including their privacy, intellectual property rights, confidential information etc.;

  3. You (or your substitute) will perform any commitments you make in respect of a Job, including (but not limited to):

    1. having the required skills / equipment (which you will provide yourself) to perform the Job (as a Gigler);

    2. having the legal right to work in the United Kingdom (and the required original paperwork to evidence this to an Employer’s satisfaction) as a Gigler;

    3. providingthenecessaryoversightandfaircompensation(asan Employer); and

    4. HavingtheauthoritytoadvertisetheJobforapplications.

  1. If you access the ​gigl​ Platform on someone else’s behalf you represent that you have their authority to bind them to the Terms of Service and any commitments made to other Users. Also, you are jointly and severally liable for performance of any terms and for any obligations you incur to the Company or other Users whilst using their account.

  2. If you think that someone is accessing your Account without your consent you should change your password immediately and let us know by email to ​hello@getgigl.com​.

Creating Content

  1. The ​gigl​ Platform uses information from Users to facilitate their connections with other Users and Jobs. So when we talk about “​User-Generated Content​”, that’s really a fancy way of saying any information or materials (such as a job description or video application) you provide to the Company, its corporate partners or other Users through the ​gigl ​Platform. It also includes anything you transmit in areas which can be seen by other Users or non-Users.

  2. The power is yours! You are legally responsible for your User-Generated Content. Whilst we may monitor and/or remove inappropriate or offensive User-Generated Content, the Company doesn’t create or develop any User-Generated Content so isn’t liable for any claims arising from it.

  3. Nor does the Company have any obligations or responsibilities to monitor or review any User-Generated Content. We are all grown-ups. Please ​gigl​ responsibly.

  4. Anything you put on the ​gigl​ Platform may be made public so expect your User-Generated Content to be posted in a publicly-accessible environment.

  5. We have the sole discretion to limit or remove any User-Generated Content on the ​gigl Platform.

  1. This is really important: you warrant that any User-Generated Content created by you will:

    1. Be true, accurate and complete;

    2. Not be fraudulent or illegal (or encourage illegal activities) or create liability;

    3. Not infringe any other User or party’s intellectual property rights whatsoever

      (such as, but not limited to, trademarks and copyright);

    4. Not violate any law, regulation or other rule;

    5. Not be a promotion, political campaigning or commercial messages (simply:

      spam);

    6. Not be defamatory, libelous, threatening and/or harassing;

    7. Not be obscene, bigoted, or deceptive;

    8. Not publish the private information of a third party (such as name, contact

      information, personal details etc.);

    9. Not contain any viruses, works, trojan horses etc.;

    10. Not represent that you are an employee of or contracted by the Company, nor

      that you are authorized to act on its behalf (you just can’t – only the Company

      can do this);

    11. Not impersonate any other User, person or entity;

    12. Not create (or purport to create) liability for the Company or its assets; and

    13. Be legal, reliable and appropriate.

  2. You grant the Company the right to use any User-Generated Content posted to the ​gigl Platform (as an Employer and/or Gigler) for marketing purposes, including applications made and Jobs posted. This is through the fancy form of an “​non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, unrestricted​” license you grant to the Company by becoming a User. You may withdraw this at any time by deleting your Account and the gigl​ Platform, and/or informing us in writing to ​hello@getgigl.com​.

Media

  1. We ask you to post videos, photos, audio recordings or other forms to identify yourself (and your extraordinary talents or superb place to work) to other Users. Let’s call these videos, recordings, photographs, voices and all other recordings whatsoever “​Media​”.

  2. You agree to waive any and all rights to the Media you provide and grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty free, unrestricted license​ to:

    1. Exhibit, distribute, display, transmit and broadcast your Media in any form and on any platform (including to third parties);

    2. Use likenesses of your Media on any platform;

    3. Reproduce your Media; and

    4. Use your Media in advertising and marketing campaigns, and/or for publicizing

      the awesomeness of the ​gigl ​Platform on any platform and by any means

      whatsoever.

26. The Company is not liable to pay or remunerate you for using Media.

  1. By using the ​gigl​ Platform you waive any and all claims against the Company in relation to Media. This includes, but is not limited to, royalties, claims for defamation, invasion of privacy etc.

  2. If you wish to withdraw your Media you should delete your Account, delete the ​gigl Platform and/or advise us by email to ​hello@getgigl.com.​

  3. Once deleted, your Media and User-Generated Content will not appear on the ​gigl Platform after a reasonable period but may remain in our system and backups for up to two (2) months.

Feedback

  1. The ​gigl​ Platform requires User feedback to function optimally. Feedback must be full, fair and timely. Any feedback is of course your opinion only.

  2. The Company is not liable or responsible for any feedback on the ​gigl​ Platform. The Company has no obligation to investigate feedback posted but may do so at its discretion.

Chapter 2 – Being a Happy User User’s Conduct

  1. The ​gigl​ Platform is a forum for genuine Giglers and Employers to meet. So if you aren’t genuinely seeking a Job or a Gigler (i.e. if you’re a journalist, a researcher or carrying out any form of investigation) you must tell us this before using the ​gigl​ Platform. It’s polite and important for our Users to know the ​gigl​ community is a legitimate one.

  2. Users must use the ​gigl​ Platform responsibly and for the purposes for which it was created.

  3. Whilst using the ​gigl​ Platform you mustn’t:

    1. Defame abuse, stalk, harass, threaten, intimidate, misrepresent, mislead or

      violate the rights or enjoyment of other Users and/or the Company;

    2. Do anything which does (or might) cause damage to the Company, third parties

      or other Users including, but not limited to, their reputation or commercial

      operations;

    3. Publish anything defamatory, derogatory, unlawful, obscene or offensive;

    4. Use it (or do anything) which is discriminatory and/or prohibited under law;

    5. Use it for any unauthorized purposes;

    6. Upload anything containing software or which violates the rights of other Users

      and the Company;

    7. Upload anything containing viruses, trojan horses, corrupted files or other similar

      injurious software or do anything which could damage, disable overburden or

      impair it;

    8. Post or upload anything for which you don’t have permission;

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Advertise or offer to sell goods or services for commercial purposes not relevant to a Job;
Impersonate another User;
Repeatedly “spam” a Job (i.e. post or apply for it repeatedly);

Represent or suggest yourself to be an employee or member of the Company; Capture, hack or interfere with any aspect of the ​gigl​ Platform, or adapt, alter or use the ​gigl​ Platform for your personal or commercial use;
Use the ​gigl​ Platform to solicit business for any purpose not related to the ​gigl Platform;

Collect information (personal or otherwise) about Users or the Company;
Use the ​gigl​ Platform in any false or misleading manner or to obtain confidential or commercially-sensitive information belonging to the Company;
Attempt to circumvent the payment mechanism including, but not limited to, processing payments outside of the ​gigl​ Platform;
Register under different usernames or identities if your account has been suspended, terminated or otherwise removed;
Try and avoid or undermine any security measures or procedures we put in place; or
Cause any damage whatsoever to any third parties.

In short, you
accordance with any legal or procedural requirements.

must act with the professionalism of a reasonable User at all times and always in

  1. You’re all grown up so capable of making sure the information you provide about yourselves is true, accurate and given in good faith. The Company isn’t responsible for any false, misleading or untrue statements made by Users.

  2. Nor is the Company responsible for Users’ conduct, acts or omissions. As an Employer you ​must carry out right-to-work checks on your chosen Gigler. The Company has no liability for anything you do (or don’t do!). ​The Parties are encouraged to agree on a Gigler’s status and make arrangements for payment (including national insurance contributions, holiday pay etc).

  3. In respect of one-time Jobs we think that Giglers are independent freelance contractors. But we cannot guarantee this and have no liability if they are found to be workers and/or employees for legal and tax purposes. Employers must ascertain the tax status of a Gigler and satisfy themselves that this is the correct position (​https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/check-employment-status-for-tax/about-you​) ​before​ the Job commences.

  4. As Gigler you you must make your own tax declarations and contributions to tax, national insurance and any other compulsory payments, ​UNLESS YOU HAVE AGREED OTHERWISE WITH THE EMPLOYER​.

40. Users do not have the authority to enter into contracts for and on behalf of the Company, or bind the Company. Only we can do that!

Chapter 3 – Fancy Technology Using the gigl Platform and App

  1. We like to think we’re relatively progressive because through a unique blend of alchemy and sorcery we’ve turned the ​gigl​ Platform into a downloadable App on the world wide web.

  2. So if you choose to download the App (and any updates we may publish from time to time), you obviously consent to it being on your device.

  3. By using the ​gigl​ Platform (in any form) you are also consenting to it automatically communicating with our servers to record your metrics and functionality (it annoys us as much as you when things freeze), any User-related preferences and personal information (in accordance with our Privacy Policy). This includes (within the realms of our privacy policy) passing it to our third-party suppliers to enhance your experience on the ​gigl​ Platform.

  4. It’s good to talk so by giving us your mobile phone number you authorize us to contact you by telephone, text message, instant messaging services (such as SMS and whatsapp) and other mobile-related notifications to perform and improve the ​gigl Platform, help you connect with other Users and Gig-Jobs, provide you with information and updates. Standard charges may apply from your network provider.

  5. As a Gigler we assume you are using the ​gigl​ Platform because you’re searching for a Job. We sometimes see a Job posted we think you might like - so may communicate with you (and suggest you apply). Or we might let an Employer know that you are searching for Jobs in a certain field - and encourage you to contact them. If you don’t like this - and don’t want to receive recommendations - let us know at ​hello@getgigl.com​.

  6. It’s a free world so you can delete your Account and uninstall the ​gigl​ Platform at any time. If you need a hand just ask our guru by mail to ​hello@getgigl.com​.

Links to Third-Party Websites

  1. The ​gigl​ Platform may contain links to third-party websites, or we may use the services of third-party providers. We don’t endorse any of their content or services.

  2. To be crystal clear, we aren’t in any way responsible for the accuracy, availability, conduct or content of any third-party websites or services and cannot therefore be held liable.

  3. By using the ​gigl​ Platform you agree to the use of these third-party websites and services. You should read any terms and conditions which they may have.

Intellectual Property Rights

  1. We put a lot of hard work into creating the ​gigl​ Platform for you so we need to make sure that our intellectual property rights in it are protected.

  2. So anything you see, hear or interact with on the ​gigl ​Platform (text, graphics, content, data, formatting, designs, look and feel, photographs, music, sounds, images, software, videos, designs, trademarks, logs, types faces...the list goes on) is owned by the Company. Let’s call this ​Company’s Property​. This obviously excludes User-Generated Content (remember you have granted us a license to use this).

  3. The Company owns all Company’s Property. Users (and third-parties) must not copy, download, use, redesign, reconfigure or retransmit any of this without the Company’s explicit written consent.

  4. You mustn’t do any data-mining, use robots or other similar data-gathering and extraction methods, download or reverse engineer any of the Company’s Property.

  5. You cannot use or copy any of the service marks, trademarks, logos or trade names used by the Company on the ​gigl​ Platform without our express written consent.

  6. We’re happy for you to hyperlink the ​gigl​ Platform to your websites or apps, but only to websites and/or apps which comply with the above Terms of Service. However, you can’t frame (or use framing techniques) to enclose any of the Company Property.

Confidential Information

  1. We call ​Confidential Information​ all the Company’s trade secrets, confidential and proprietary information, and all other information and data of the Company and the ​gigl Platform which isn’t generally known to the public or other third-parties, and from which – if placed in the wrong hands (​cue dramatic orchestral music...)​ value or economic benefit could be derived from its use or disclosure.

  2. Confidential Information is a moving target and includes, but isn’t limited to, technical data, know-how, research, product plans, product services, customers, markets, software, developments, inventions, processes, how many sugars Dan takes in his tea, formulas, technology, designs, drawings, engineering, hardware and software configuration information, marketing, finances, strategic and other proprietary and confidential information relating to the Company and/or the ​gigl ​Platform and business, operations or properties. It certainly includes information about the Company’s staff, Users and partners, and any other business information disclosed directly or indirectly.

  3. Just relax for this paragraph. The last one was quite a read!

Chapter 4 – The End is Nigh Termination and Suspension

69. From time-to-time human beings (and companies) can be naughty creatures. We need to make sure we have the right tools at our disposal to protect all Users. So:

  1. We can suspend and/or terminate your Account and/or use of the ​gigl​ Platform at any time, at our sole discretion and without notice. We might do this if we suspect or are aware of a breach by you of these Terms of Service;

  2. If we do suspend or terminate your Account and/or use of the ​gigl​ Platform you are not allowed to register or use it again (as a new User or using an existing User’s details, even with their consent) until you have our explicit permission in writing. To request our permission you can email ​hello@getgigl.com​;

  3. If we suspend or terminate your Account and/or use of the ​gigl​ Platform we will not reimburse pre-payments (if any). Avoid this easily by playing by the rules of these Terms of Service!

  4. Even if we suspend or terminate you use of the ​gigl​ Platform, these Terms of Service (including the accrued rights and obligations) remain in full force and effect.

  1. This works both ways. Subject to the above, you can terminate your obligations under these Terms of Service by deleting your Account and the ​gigl​ Platform. Obviously any rights or obligations you incur until this point (and even beyond) will remain in full force and effect.

  2. We know that you will love and cherish the ​gigl​ Platform. However, from time-to-time we may have to suspend it to modify or discontinue all or part of it, either temporarily or permanently. We bear no liability for this.

Chapter 5 – Waiver of Liability / Indemnities

72. The serious bits:

  1. The Company does not expressly or implied make any warranty, guarantee,

    endorsement or representation about the accuracy or completeness of the content on the ​gigl​ Platform or any third-party websites. We accept no responsibility for any errors, mistakes or inaccuracies;

  2. We don’t have any responsibility or liability arising from you use of the servers and any information whatsoever held there;

  3. Any issues with payment should be addressed to the Employer;

  4. We don’t guarantee that the ​gigl​ Platform will be uninterrupted or error-free. Nor

    do we guarantee that it is free from viruses etc.;

  5. The Company has no responsibility for the acts, omissions, negligence or

    misconduct of any User;

  6. We have a robust privacy policy but we can’t guarantee that any personal

    information will not be misappropriated.

73. Despite our best efforts there may be circumstances when the App or the ​gigl ​Platform doesn’t work. We will try to fix it as soon as possible and keep you updated. But we can’t be held liable for any consequences.

  1. The Company simply facilitates contact between Users. It therefore doesn’t have any liability for claims which may arise between Users. Nor does it guarantee the legal status of any User. Users should expressly agree this themselves.

  2. Each User is responsible for determining the Job and choosing a Gigler / Employer. The Company does not warrant or guarantee any work performed, Job offered or the skills/ability/supervision etc. of the ​gigl ​Platform, any Gigler or Employer. Nor does it have any responsibility for any taxes and/or contributions owing or due to the Gigler or the Employer.

  3. To the extent possible under law, we have no responsibility or liability for fraud, loss, damage, death or personal injury resulting from your use of the ​gigl​ Platform or its content, or any Job (whether completed or not).

  4. The Company is not liable for any claims, demands, damages, expenses, losses or any kind whatsoever (let’s call them Liabilities) that arise due to a User’s use of the ​gigl Platform, and/or any Job. You use the ​gigl ​Platform entirely at your own risk.

  5. In the unlikely event that we are liable, we shall only be liable for direct damages (and not consequential, exemplary, loss of profits etc. – even if you tell us in advance) of any claims, be it in contract, tort, strict-liability or otherwise. Our pockets aren’t bottomless so the maximum amount we will have to pay any User in aggregate for any claim is limited to GBP500.

  6. Users release the Company from any and all claims, expenses, liabilities etc. arising between Users. To give an example, a Gigler cannot sue the Company if they think that the Employer should pay them more for the Job. That’s a matter for the Users to agree and sort out between themselves.

  7. Users will indemnify on demand and hold the Company harmless against any liabilities (and additional costs and losses, such as lawyers’ fees, costs, penalties, interest etc.) arising from the ​gigl​ Platform including a User’s ability to use the ​gigl​ Platform, suitability for giving or undertaking a Job, a User’s breach of these Terms of Service (or any governing law or regulation), a liability (such as tax or national insurance payments) owing to or claimed by a third Party, or any content a User publishes on the ​gigl Platform. Users are encouraged to have their own comprehensive insurance before using the ​gigl ​Platform (and provide evidence of this to the Company promptly upon written request).

  8. If we do require Users to indemnify us we have the right to take control of any action faced by a User.

Dispute Resolution

82. Whilst we expect that the majority of Users will have an amazing experience with us there may be occasions when a User needs further clarification or support.

83. A ​Dispute​ is a disagreement arising between Users and related to the use of the ​gigl Platform.

84. We understand that people don’t like waiting so (within the realms of possibility and subject to the Users cooperating) we will try and mediate Disputes between Users within 24 hours of this Dispute Resolution Process being initiated. Our decision (such as removing User Generated Content etc.) will be actioned as soon as reasonably possible once the decision has been made.

85. A Dispute shall be resolved by the below-described ​Dispute Resolution​ ​Process​:

  1. A User can notify the Company of a Dispute by email to ​hello@getgigl.com​ (an

    “​Opening Dispute​” alleged by a “​Dispute Maker​”). An Opening Dispute should contain as much information as possible about the Dispute. You should also attach (where appropriate) documents, correspondence etc.

  2. The Company will review the Opening Dispute and has absolute discretion to continue or reject any Opening Dispute. Opening Disputes which are frivolous, lacking in information, written in comic sans etc. may be rejected (and the Dispute Resolution Process ended).

  3. The Company will notify the receiving User (the “​Dispute Taker​”) of the Opening Dispute. Depending on the severity of the alleged Dispute, the Company may suspend a User’s Account and/or access to the ​gigl ​Platform of any User (with no liability whatsoever) whilst the Dispute Resolution Process is underway, and/or withhold passing-on payment instructions. If required, it may unilaterally change (including delete) any User-Generated Content whilst the Dispute Resolution Process is ongoing.

  4. The Company may invite the Dispute Taker to respond to the Opening Dispute in writing. Again, as much information and detail as possible should be provided.

  5. The Company may (at its absolute direction) impose time and pages/word-count deadlines on the Dispute Maker and the Dispute Taker. If necessary (and at its sole discretion), it may ask the Dispute Maker to respond to the Dispute Taker.

  6. Once the Dispute Taker has responded, or where the Company (in its absolute discretion) believes that no response will be received, it is insufficient or lacking in content, or any deadlines imposed by the Company have expired, the Company will make a final and binding decision (a “​Final Decision”​ ). It may impose any sanction it deems appropriate, including (but not limited to) requiring the removal and/or amending of User-Generated Content, suspension or termination of an Account and/or access to the ​gigl ​Platform, or adjustment to a User’s rating. There shall be no right of appeal within the ​gigl​ Platform or externally from a Final Decision and any sanctions imposed.

  7. When adjudicating the Dispute Resolution Process, the Company will act fairly and in the spirit of the ​gigl​ Platform, and with regards to all relevant circumstances. It may (at its discretion) produce reasons for its Final Decision, but it is not obliged to do so.

  8. Only information and correspondence on the ​gigl​ Platform is admissible for the purposes of the Dispute Resolution Process.

86. We all want to be terribly British and awkwardly shake hands and move on. So the Company will try and determine any Dispute within 24 hours. For this it depends upon the cooperation of Users, so has the absolute right to impose deadlines at any stage of the Dispute Resolution Process.

Governing Law

  1. Any and all matters in relation to the ​gigl​ Platform are subject exclusively to English law. If the dispute resolution process (below) isn’t successful we’ll see you (exclusively) in the English High Court in London.

  2. We hope it doesn’t come to this but each party will provide the contact details of a firm of England-based solicitors (who documents can be formally served upon) upon demand.

  3. You won’t commence any class action, arbitration or other representative action or proceedings against the Company.

Chapter 6 - Boring (but necessary) Legal Bits

  1. If the Company doesn’t enforce any right it has under these Terms of Service it does not lose this right (“​waive​”) – it can call upon it at any time. And any claim by a User against the Company must be formally commenced at the High Court within 1 month (28 days) of it arising (or the User becoming aware of it, or should have reasonably become aware of it). Otherwise it shall be irrevocably time-barred.

  2. These Terms of Service contain the entire agreement between the Company and Users, and replace any previous terms or agreements made.

  3. Although these Terms of Service are (legally-speaking) as watertight as a duck in a wetsuit, in the unlikely event that any part is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the rest of the waterproof duck / Terms of Service will remain in full force and effect.

  4. These Terms of Service are meant to be accessible and easily readable, with a hint of humor so where possible they should be read together and if any part is conflicting or unenforceable the rest shall be modified accordingly, without any effect on the validity or enforceability of any remaining provisions.

  5. The Company can transfer (posh legal term – “​assign​”) any rights or liabilities it has or may have under these Terms of Service at any time, without consent. Users must ask us in writing for our consent if they want to assign any rights or liabilities.

  6. Users are exclusively responsible for obtaining any rights, licenses, permits, skills etc. required for any Job. Providers are exclusively responsible for advertising any special skills, licenses, superpowers etc. required for a Job, and vetting/checking a Gigler for these. Giglers must not apply for any Job for which they are not competent or permitted to perform.

  7. We work 25 hours a day, 8 days a week and regularly drink our own bodyweight in organic green tea to give you the best experience. So we need to be able to amend the

Terms of Service at any time and modify/suspend/discontinue the ​gigl​ Platform at any time. If we do this, any changes become effective immediately, retroactively and without any liability to the Company.

  1. No third-party will benefit from or be able to enforce these terms (read the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 if you’re struggling to sleep).

  2. You should read these Terms of Service every time you use the ​gigl ​Platform. Like us, you’ll grow to love them. If there’s anything here you don’t agree with, you must stop using the ​gigl​ Platform immediately.

  3. You agree that we can give and receive agreements, notices and any other communications electronically, including posting these on the ​gigl​ Platform. They become immediately enforceable.

100. Any notices the Company or Users give must be in writing and will be effective upon proof of receipt. Any notices the above Terms of Service require Users to give must be sent by email to ​hello@getgigl.com​.

101. If you have any questions about these Terms of Service, or just want to congratulate us on making something long and legal actually vaguely understandable, please email us at ​hello@getgigl.com​.

102. The Company prides itself on fair, transparent and good ethics. Like most we find any form of slavery and extortion horrible and totally unacceptable. Users will not subject any other User to any form of slavery whatsoever and report any suspicious activities to the Company immediately by email to ​hello@getgigl.com​.

103. The Company takes a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption. All Users and the Company agree to gigl fairly, ethically and professionally. Users warrant that they will do the same, in compliance with the Bribery Act 2010 and/or any other relevant legislation in force.

USER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES TO THE TERMS OF SERVICE AS WELL AS THE PRIVACY POLICY AND AGREES THAT THEIR USE OF THE GIGL PLATFORM IS BOUND BY THESE.

Smiley Final Clause

104. Feedback makes the world go round. The platform is essentially built for the enjoyment of the Users. We’ll get it right. We’ll get it wrong. We genuinely want to learn and value your no-holds-barred feedback. Either write to us snail mail style to our registered address or by email to ​hello@getgigl.com​ and share your thoughts on these Terms of Service, the ​gigl​ Platform or any musings you have about life in general. We look forward to hearing from you. Obviously if you contact us you implicitly give us the right to use, publish and act upon these.

GO FORTH AND HAVE A GIGL!