Independent Contractor Agreement
This Independent Contractor Agreement is made between Jeda Translations Ltd. and the Contractor (the Party providing services associated with freelance content writing for websites).
1. Duties of the Contractor
(a) Scope of Duties: This Agreement will apply to all content writing, image editing, translation, editing, SEO, promotional activity or other services provided by The Contractor to Jeda Translations Ltd. (collectively, the “Duties”) for websites, e.g. travel-tourist-information-guide.com. The Contractor, at his or her sole cost and expense, will furnish the facilities, supplies and research, engineering and other personnel reasonably necessary to perform the Services.
(b) The Contractor is hired as an independent contractor to perform the Duties assigned. The Contractor will receive the payment of a set amount of money to be decided in advance between both Parties for the number of hours or words written. When there are various duties to be performed the payment will be set by the week to be paid once a month after the work has been completed and transferred to the website.
Copyright of any material written by the Contractor under the terms of this Contract will be transferred to Jeda Translations Ltd once sent by email or uploaded onto a website for which the work was contracted.
3. Independent Contractor Status
The Contractor will perform Services under this Agreement as an independent contractor and not as an employee of Jeda Translations Ltd. This means the following:
(a) Jeda Translations Ltd. does not have the right to control the details of the Contractor’s performance of Services or the manner in which they are performed. The Contractor may perform the Services whenever and wherever deemed appropriate. Jeda Translations Ltd. reserves the general right of inspection to ensure that the Contractor’s Services are completed in a satisfactory manner.
(b) The Contractor does not have the authority, express or implied, to assume or create any obligation or responsibility on behalf of Jeda Translations Ltd. or to bind Jeda Translations Ltd. in any manner. The Contractor will not represent the contrary, either express or implied to anyone.
(c) All income tax returns filed by the Contractor will be consistent with the terms of this Agreement and indicate that the money received pursuant to this Agreement is earned as an independent contractor and not as an employee of Jeda Translations Ltd.
(d) Jeda Translations Ltd. will not withhold money for income tax purposes or make any payments or contributions in the Contractor’s name for any other similar purpose.
(e) The Contractor cannot participate in or share in any benefit plan or program that Jeda Translations Ltd. furnishes for the benefit of its employees.
Jeda Translations Ltd. may terminate this Agreement with immediate effect for any reason by giving the Contractor notice in writing.
5. Governing Law
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Ireland. The parties irrevocably agree that the Republic of Ireland shall have jurisdiction to settle any disputes which may arise out of or in connection with this Agreement.