1. Definitions and General Conditions
4. Rights and Obligations
9. Transitory and Final Provisions
1. Definitions and General Conditions
"Virtando" - website, Virtando trademark, property of VIRTANDO, Lda. society, VAT number PT510953964, under this number registered at Lisbon?s Commercial Registry Office, based in Rua Prof. Mark Athias, 4, 1600-646 Lisbon.
"End Customers " - those that use Virtando?s website to make requests intended to find registered professionals that provide a certain service that meets those requests needs.
"End Customers? Info" - any info provided by the End Customer, either during the sign up and website registration stage, or related to their requests descriptions, the review made of the professional service providers or any other resulting from the website use.
"Request" - description made by the Client by filling a custom form on the website, which is related to the service that needs to be provided by the registered professional.
"System" - IT equipment, data storage and transmission, IT programs and applications, command sequences and automatized analyzes and data treatment processes that are used by Virtando.
"Professional" - individual or collective persons, service providers, registered on Virtando?s website, that want, through the site, to receive requests from potential End Customers interested in hiring their services.
"User" - every person, individual or collective, that user the website until he/she becomes an End Costumer or Service Provider.
"Website" (Virtando?s) - Internet and respective domain website, host space, Internet page or set of pages, its contents, graphics and all the other info contained therein, which content is managed by Virtando.
b) General Conditions
1.1 Virtando?s website is an online platform where End Customers post their requests for a certain service to be performed, and where Professional service providers from several fields register in order to gain access to the posted requests.
1.2 The requests posted by the End Customers are shown to the registered Professionals whose activity is compatible with the service being requested, so, if they so choose, submit their proposals for the requested services and respective budgets directly to the End Customers.
1.3 It?s the End Costumer responsibility to review the budget proposal and services submitted by the Professionals, being the Professional selection entirely up to him/her.
1.4 Virtando?s intervention is merely to collect the requests from the End Customers and the applications from the service provider Professionals, and delivering those applications in order to allow the End Customer to make his/her choice.
1.5 The End Customer can even choose not to select any of the Professionals that contacts him/her to submit their respective budgets, acknowledging that Virtando is a third party in the relationship contractually established between the End Customer and the Professional. As such, Virtando doesn?t ensure the fulfilling of the task on behalf of the Professional, nor does it do so for any transaction that might be agreed upon between them.
1.6 The info related to the requests and Professionals made available through the website is provided by the End Customers and Professionals, respectively.
1.7 Virtando doesn?t select specific Professionals; budget requests are limited to the first 5 Professionals that, on one?s own initiative, decide to use their credits to such end.
1.8 End Customers and Professionals oblige themselves to include only truthful and accurate info, as well as, and whenever necessary based on the service to be provided, the relevant supporting documents to perform such activity.
1.9 Virtando isn?t liable for the info mentioned on the previous point, being the End Customer, before selecting the Professional, responsible for reviewing and verifying the veracity, accuracy and integrity thereof.
1.10 In any event can fraudulent proposals, or fake or incorrect documents sent by the Professional to the End Customer be of Virtando?s liability, being the End Customer the one responsible for selecting the Professionals, and for confirming the info that is provided by them.
3.1 Virtando ensures the ongoing availability and adequate performance of its website, except in cases in which events external to Virtando prevent it from being available to perform as such.
3.2 Notwithstanding the foregoing, Virtando reserves the right, as website owner, to suspend or cease the website operation whenever it deems there is enough ground (related both with third parties and their business model) do so, which, in such scenario, as soon as possible, will be informed to its users.
3.3 The End Customers and Professional are obliged, when including info, to take in consideration current legislation enforcement, namely regarding the competition, consumer rights protection, deceiving advertising and discrimination, being equally forbidden obscene and indecent content, which violate morality or that are pornographic, it is also forbidden to establish references to other websites, whichever their nature is.
3.4 End Customers and Professionals agree in ensuring that none of the info provided do Virtando has any virus, macro virus, Trojan horses, worms or anything that may interfere or stop in any way a computer operational procedures.
3.5 End Costumers and Professionals are also forbidden of accessing the system without the express authorization, as well as to clandestinely intersperse or intercept data or info of any kind, particularly of personal matter.
3.6 Virtando doesn?t consider itself liable for any mistake, omission, inaccuracy or prevarication of the info provided by the End Customers and Professionals.
4. Rights and Obligations
4.1.2 Virtando is obliged to collect the requests from End Customers and other information pertaining these requests and to pass them on to the registered Professionals that provide services corresponding to the End Customers? needs.
4.1.3 The access from the Professionals to the requests of End Customers depends on the prior credits acquisition to receive requests according to chapter 8.
4.1.5 The End Customers are exclusively responsible for the content and accuracy of any info they provide.
4.1.6 The End Customers and Professionals oblige themselves not to copy, reproduce, modify or in any other way use any of the website content, as well as not to use tasks and requests, which knowledge they?ve obtained through the use of the Website, to any purpose other than the one negotiated and/or celebrated on the contract, which was made available by the Website. Additionally, the End Customers and Professionals, oblige themselves not to send to any third party, or in any other way disclose requests that were made available through the Website, distribute or publicly display Website?s content without Virtando?s prior and expressed written consent.
4.1.7 End Customers and Professionals oblige themselves not to use Virtando?s website, its contents or services to any other end besides the one to what it is intended to, namely to unlawful and illegal purposes, or in any other way liable to enter in conflict with the legally protected rights of any third party.
4.1.8 The Professionals oblige themselves to perform the services and to do the task in conformity with the good practices of the respective professional activities and to uphold the deontological codes and technical regulations in which they fall.
5.1 Virtando doesn?t take part, in any way whatsoever, in the relationship contractually established between the End Customer and the Professional, whereby they recognize that it can?t be liable for any responsibility, namely regarding the agreement execution and the fulfilling of the contractual duties of both parties.
5.2 Similarly, Virtando can?t be considered liable for any contractual infringement or non-contractual by any of the parties and, as such, of any loss that may occur to any of the parties.
6.1 The conflicts that might arise from the established relationships between End Customers and Professionals must be reported to Virtando.
6.2 The collected info regarding the previous number is destined to allow Virtando to improve and update the info of the users registered on the website.
7.1 Virtando has the right to clarify and investigate, on its own initiative and whenever it deems necessary, the complaints of which it becomes aware of, in order to review and decide about End Customers and Professionals continuous use of its website.
7.5 The possibility to retain the credits already paid and the cases in which it is expected their refund to the respective professionals is made available on the credit refund policy.
8.1 For using the website as a Professional, Virtando charges the amounts presented on the: https://www.virtando.com/packages page
8.2 The use of the website by the End Customers is free.
9.Transitory and Final Provisions
9.2 The implicit or explicit infringement from an End Customer or Professional of any of the provisions of the present Agreement, determines the cessation, effective immediately, of accessing the website.
9.4 Any communication made in the scope or for the execution or fulfilling of the present Agreement can be made by email or physical mail to the contacts published in the website and contact info collected from the users.