October 2, 2022

Writer’s terms and conditions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR WRITER:

BY CHECKING THE BOX INDICATING THAT YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THELAWMATICS, OR BY CONTINUING TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM FOLLOWING OUR POSTING OF A CHANGE NOTICE, REVISED OPERATING AGREEMENT, OR REVISED OPERATIONAL DOCUMENTATION ON THELAWMATICS, YOU (A) AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS OPERATING AGREEMENT; (B) ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE INDEPENDENTLY EVALUATED THE DESIRABILITY OF PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM AND ARE NOT RELYING ON ANY REPRESENTATION, GUARANTEE, OR STATEMENT OTHER THAN AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THIS OPERATING AGREEMENT; AND (C) HEREBY REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU ARE LAWFULLY ABLE TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTS (E.G., YOU ARE NOT A MINOR) AND THAT YOU ARE AND WILL REMAIN IN COMPLIANCE WITH THIS OPERATING AGREEMENT. IN ADDITION, IF THIS OPERATING AGREEMENT IS BEING AGREED TO BY A COMPANY OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY, THEN THE PERSON AGREEING TO THIS OPERATING AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THAT COMPANY OR ENTITY HEREBY REPRESENTS AND WARRANTS THAT HE OR SHE IS AUTHORIZED AND LAWFULLY ABLE TO BIND THAT COMPANY OR ENTITY TO THIS OPERATING AGREEMENT.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

‘TIP THE WRITER’ PROGRAM IS AN ORIGINAL CONCEPT OF THELAWMATICS WHERE THE WRITER’S CONTENT AND HARD WORK IS BEING APPLAUDED BY THE READER IN A FORM OF SPECIAL TOKEN.

THE TOKEN MONEY IS GIVEN TO THE WRITER IN THE FORM OF A TIP BY THE READER FOR THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE WRITER. THELAWMATICS BELIEVE THAT STUDENT WRITERS AND OTHER PROFESSIONALS PUT IN A LOT OF EFFORT AND TIME TO SEARCH THROUGH VARIOUS REFERENCES AND PRODUCE A QUALITY ARTICLE WHICH IS SOMETIMES VERY USEFUL FOR THE READERS. THIS INITIATIVE UNDERSTANDS THE VALUE OF TIME AND EFFORTS MADE BY THE CONTENT WRITERS AND THUS BELIEVES THEY SHOULD GET A DECENT CHANCE TO GENERATE A VALUE FOR THEIR EFFORTS.

REGISTRATION OF WRITERS AND SUBMISSION OF ARTICLES:

ALL THE WRITERS WHO WANTS TO ENROL IN OUR INITIATIVE MUST REGISTER ON THE WEBSITE “THELAWMATICS.IN” THROUGH VARIOUS LINKS PROVIDED FROM TIME TO TIME. BASIC INFORMATION MUST BE PROVIDED BY THE USERS AT THE TIME OF THE REGISTRATION WHICH CAN BE USED TO CONTACT THEM EFFICIENTLY. MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ASKED BY THE WRITERS FOR VARIOUS PURPOSES LIKE DETAILS REQUIRED FOR PROPER MONEY TRANSFER, ID PROOF TO VERIFY THE ACCOUNT OF WRITER OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION WHICH WILL HELP TO MAINTAIN A PROPER CHANNEL OF COORDINATION BETWEEN THE WRITER AND THELAWMATICS TEAM.

ALL ARTICLES/POST MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THELAWMATICS TEAM AS ACCORDANCE TO THE RULES PUBLISHED BY THE THROUGH THE WEBSITE FROM TIME TO TIME. EVEN AFTER ALL THE RULES ARE MAINTAINED BY THE WRITER THELAWMATICS HOLD THE COMPLETE DISCRETION TO REJECT ANY ARTICLE/POST. THIS MEANS EVEN AFTER ALL CONSIDERATIONS THELAWMATICS HOLDS THE COMPLETE CONTROL TO REJECT ANY ARTICLE/POST OR ANY SORT OF WRITTEN CONTENT PROVIDED BY THE WRITER AT ANY STAGE OF THE COMPLETE PROCESS OF SUBMISSION AND PUBLICATION.

ONCE THE ARTICLE IS SUBMITTED TO THELAWMATICS THEN THELAWMATICS WILL BE THE SOLE OWNER OF THE ARTICLE/POST OR ANY CONTENT PROVIDED BY THE WRITER. THE OWNERSHIP OF THE ARTICLE/POST OR ANY OTHER CONTENT WILL BE COMPLETELY ENJOYED BY THELAWMATICS ONLY AND NO CLAIMS OVER THE CONTENT CAN BE MADE BY THE PARTY SUBMITTING IT.

PUBLICATION OF ARTICLE:

THELAWMATICSHAS THE TOTAL CONTROL AND AUTHORITY FOR THE PUBLICATION OF THE ARTICLES/POST/OTHER CONTENT PROVIDED BY THE WRITERS. THE PUBLICATION OF ARTICLE OVER THE WEBSITE OF THELAWMATICS WILL BE TOTALLY MANAGED AND DECIDED BY THELAWMATICS TEAM AND THE TEAM CAN REJECT ANY ARTICLE/POST/OTHER CONTENT TO GET PUBLISHED ON THE WEBSITE.

THE WRITER SUBMITTING THE ARTICLE/POST/OTHER CONTENT WILL NOT HAVE ANY RIGHT OVER THE METHOD OF PUBLICATION AND CANNOT DEMAND ANY CHANGE IN PUBLICATION METHOD/PROCESS DECIDED BY THELAWMATICS TEAM. THELAWMATICS RESERVES ALL THE RIGHTS OVER THE PUBLICATION OF ARTICLE/POST/OTHER CONTENTS, PUBLICATION TIME, PUBLICATION DELETION AND ALL OTHER ASPECT OF PUBLICATION OF ARTICLE/POST/OTHER CONTENT.

HOWEVER, THELAWMTICS IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE INFORMATION OR FACTS WHICH IS PROVIDED IN THE ARTICLES/POST/OTHER CONTENTS. IF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THE ARTICLES/POST/OTHER CONTENT IS TEND TO BE WRONG OR MISPRINTED OR OUTDATED OR ANY NOT EXACTLY TRUE DUE TO ANY REASON, THEN THELAWMATICS IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY OF SUCH CONTENT. MEANING THOUGH THELAWMATICS TEAM CHECK THE CONTENTS BEFORE IT IS PUBLISHED BUT THELAWMATICS DO NOT HOLD THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE VALIDITY OF THE CONTENT PROVIDED BY THE WRITER.

PAYMENT POLICIES:

THELAWMATICS WILL PAY EACH REGISTERED WRITER IN A MANNER DESCRIBED IN THE FOLLOWING APPENDIX. (APPENDIX AT THE END OF THE PAGE)

EVERY REGISTERED WRITER WILL RECEIVE A UNIQUE-ID FOR TRANSACTION DETAILS. FROM THAT UNIQUE-ID THE WRITER CAN TRACK THE AMOUNT RECEIVED BY THEM IN THE BALANCE SHEET PROVIDED BY THELAWMATICS TEAM.

FOR PROPER MONEY TRANSFER THELAWMATICS TEAM MAY ASK THE WRITER TO PROVIDE ANY DOCUMENT WHICH CAN BE USED TO IDENTIFY THE PROPER CHANNEL AND PROFILE OF THE WRITER TO WHOM THE PAYMENT IS MADE. FAILING TO PROVIDE A PROPER INFORMATION FOR MONEY TRANSACTION MAY LEAD TO WITHHOLD OF THE TOTAL AMOUNT RELATED TO SUCH WRITER.

THELAWMATICS RESERVES ALL THE RIGHTS OVER THE PAYMENT METHOD TO THE WRITER AND IT MAY BE UPDATED FROM TIME TO TIME.

IF IN ANY CASE THE AMOUNT RECEIVED BY THE WRITER CROSSED A CERTAIN LIMIT AS PRESCRIBED UNDER THE TAXATION LAWS THEN THELAWMATICS MAY ASK THE WRITER TO PRODUCE RELEVANT INFORMATION RELATED TO INCOME TAX SUCH AS PAN CARD. THE INCOME RECEIVED BY THE WRITER, AFTER A CERTAIN LIMIT, WILL COME UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF INCOME TAX. IN THE EVENT OF YOU NOT PROVIDING THE REQUIRED TAX INFORMATION, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT (IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER RIGHTS OR REMEDIES AVAILABLE TO US) TO KEEP YOUR “TIP” IN ABEYANCE UNTIL YOU PROVIDE THIS INFORMATION OR OTHERWISE SATISFY US THAT YOU ARE NOT A PERSON FROM WHOM WE ARE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN TAX INFORMATION. IF YOU ARE NOT AN INDIAN RESIDENT OR HAVE NOT PROVIDED US YOUR PAN (PERMANENT ACCOUNT NUMBER), THE RATE OF TAX WITHHOLDING APPLICABLE TO YOU WILL VARY. 

ALSO, THELAWMATICS WILL HAVE THE TOTAL AUTHORITY AND CONTROL OF WITHHOLDING THE PAYMENT TO THE WRITERS DUE THE ANY REASON WHICH THELAWMATICS TEAM DEEMS FIT.

TERM AND TERMINATION:

THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT WILL START FROM THE TIME YOU ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT. THE TERMINATION OF THE AGREEMENT CAN BE DONE FROM EITHER SIDE AT ANY MOMENT BY SENDING A PRIOR NOTICE. IN CASE OF ANY MODIFICATION IS UNACCEPTABLE TO YOU, YOUR ONLY RECOURSE IS TO TERMINATE THIS OPERATING AGREEMENT. YOUR CONTINUED PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM FOLLOWING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF ANY MODIFICATION (E.G., THE DATE OF OUR POSTING OF A CHANGE NOTICE, REVISED OPERATING AGREEMENT, OR REVISED OPERATIONAL DOCUMENTATION ON THE LAWMATICS SITE OR THE DATE SPECIFIED IN ANY EMAIL TO YOU REGARDING SUCH MODIFICATION) WILL CONSTITUTE YOUR BINDING ACCEPTANCE OF THE CHANGE.

THELAWMATICS RESERVES THE COMPLETE RIGHTS TO PROVIDE OR REJECT THE UNIQUE-ID TO THE WRITER OR ACCEPT THE REGISTRATION FORM.

RELATIONSHIP OF PARTIES:

YOU AS WRITER AND WE THELAWMATICS ARE INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, AND NOTHING IN THIS OPERATING AGREEMENT OR THE OPERATIONAL DOCUMENTATION WILL CREATE ANY PARTNERSHIP, JOINT VENTURE, AGENCY, FRANCHISE, SALES REPRESENTATIVE, OR EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN YOU AND US OR OUR RESPECTIVE WRITERS. YOU WILL HAVE NO AUTHORITY TO MAKE OR ACCEPT ANY OFFERS OR REPRESENTATIONS ON OUR BEHALF. YOU WILL NOT MAKE ANY STATEMENT, WHETHER ON YOUR PROFILE OR OTHERWISE, THAT CONTRADICTS OR MAY CONTRADICT ANYTHING IN THIS SECTION. IF YOU AUTHORIZE, ASSIST, ENCOURAGE, OR FACILITATE ANOTHER PERSON OR ENTITY TO TAKE ANY ACTION RELATED TO THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS OPERATING AGREEMENT, YOU WILL BE DEEMED TO HAVE TAKEN THE ACTION YOURSELF.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:

WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING ANY LOSS OF REVENUE, PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, OR DATA) ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THIS OPERATING AGREEMENT, THE PROGRAM, OPERATIONAL DOCUMENTATION, THELAWMATICS SITE, OR THE SERVICE OFFERINGS, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THOSE DAMAGES. FURTHER, OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THIS OPERATING AGREEMENT, THE PROGRAM, THELAWMATICS SITE, AND THE SERVICE OFFERINGS WILL NOT EXCEED THE TOTAL “TIP” PAID OR PAYABLE TO YOU UNDER THIS OPERATING AGREEMENT IN THE TWELVE MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DATE ON WHICH THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE MOST RECENT CLAIM OF LIABILITY OCCURRED.

APPENDIX

After the writer the register through the website and agree to the terms and conditions of thelawmatics the registered user/writer will be provided with a Unique-ID for transaction related matters. This Unique-ID will be provided to you via official email address of thelawmatics in 3-4 working day.

However, thelawmatics reserves the complete rights to provide or reject the Unique-ID to the writer or accept the registration form.

Every writer receiving any “tip” from the blog page will be collected and controlled by thelawmatics payment gateway. After the successful transaction the amount will go through the banking procedures and will be received by thelawmatics in 5-7 working days or more depending on the bank’s procedures.

Thus, thelawmatics will pay the writers monthly collected sum of “tip” they receive in total. Not including the sum of last 7 days of previous month. The payment mode to the writer will only be in digital transactions and no in hand cash transfer will be entertained. Thelawmatics will withhold the sum of amount if the proper channel is not provided by the writer/user.

However, thelawmatics team controls complete rights over time-period of payment and method of payment. Under any discrepancy thelawmatics may withhold your payment for certain time-period as decided by thelawmatics team.  

  • Rules of payment:
    • All payment will be done using various digital transaction modes (UPI,google pay,NEFT etc) .No cash transfers will be done.
    • Deduction of service charge by thelawmatics
      • A fixed percentage of total sum will be deducted as the service charges given as following;
        • Thelawmatics has to pay a lot of charges to maintain the server required to provide you this platform
        • Following are the charges paid by thelawmatics
          • 18% GST— on all the internet services to maintain the server
          • 2-5% for every bank transaction charges
          • 5% web development charges
          • TOTAL = 25-27% charges JUST TO MAINTAIN THE WEBSITE
  • Thus, 30% will be deducted from the total “tip” received by any writer as service charge for thelawmatics.
  • Example: for every Rs10 a total of Rs3 will be deducted as service charge. Thus, writer will receive Rs 7.
  • A minimum tip of Rs.100 must be collected in the name of writer’s unique ID before the writer can demand transfer of collected money. If the collected sum is below Rs.100, then the demand to transfer funds to the writer will not be entertained.

Note: thelawmatics have the complete right to change the mentioned deduction percentage in this agreement document, a prior notice will be provided to the writers/users before taking such step.