Terms of Use 2017-12-29T23:48:04+00:00

AlphaZetta Member Terms Of Use

1st January 2018

Welcome to AlphaZetta, the independent analytics experts.

AlphaZetta is a community for collaboration and its website is a booking engine to connect expert independent analytic consultants with clients requiring analytic services.

You may become a member of the AlphaZetta community as:

  1. A Client Member, who may want to contract Expert Members for projects and contract work
  2. An Individual Expert Member, who is available for projects and contract work and will be eligible for Collaboration Rewards
  3. An Independent Consultancy (Company) Expert Member, which is available for projects and contract work and will be eligible for Collaboration Rewards
  4. An Advisory Member, who may introduce projects and be eligible for Collaboration Rewards, but does not want to make themselves available for projects and contract work.

Client Members can use the AlphaZetta site to:

  • Post projects for analytic services seeking proposals from Expert Members
  • Select Expert Members for services contracts
  • Purchase intellectual property and software from Expert Members
  • Participate in online forums on relevant and interesting topics

Expert Members (both Individual Expert Members and Independent Consultancy Expert Members) can use the AlphaZetta site to:

  • Pitch for projects and services contracts posted by Client Members
  • Build teams of Expert Members to pitch for larger projects [and services contracts]
  • Identify other Expert Members interested in taking a sub-contract for parts of projects
  • Collaborate on projects with other Expert Members
  • Collaborate on development of solutions with other Expert Members and Advisors
  • List their intellectual property and software for sale to other Expert Members or to Clients
  • Participate in online forums on relevant and interesting topics
  • Earn Collaboration Rewards

Advisory Members can use the AlphaZetta site to:

  • Refer projects to Expert Members and thereby become eligible for Collaboration Reward
  • Participate in the Advisory Member Panel
  • Collaborate on development of solutions with other Expert Members and Advisors
  • List their intellectual property and software for sale to other Expert Members or to Clients
  • Participate in online forums on relevant and interesting topics

Becoming a Member

You become a Member by registering on the AlphaZetta website and completing the sign on steps, including agreeing to these Terms of Use and by being Accepted by AlphaZetta.

Collaboration Rewards

AlphaZetta offers rewards to Expert Members and Advisory Members for collaboration.

  • Successfully referring another Expert Member’s services to a Client
  • Introducing a new Member to AlphaZetta
  • Introducing a new Project To AlphaZetta
  • Successfully referring an AlphaZetta 3rd Party Partner HW/SW Sale

Please refer to Collaboration Rewards for Expert Members and Advisory Members for details and eligibility.

Terms of use of AlphaZetta website

These Terms Of Use are important. Please read them carefully. They represent your relationship with AlphaZetta. By accepting the terms or continuing to use our site you are agreeing to be bound by the terms.

Terms may change

We reserve the right to change the terms. The prevailing terms are accessible at https://alphazetta.net/terms-of-use/. Your use of the AlphaZetta Site at any time shall be subject to the terms that are prevailing at that time. Changes in the Terms Of Use will be published on the AlphaZetta Site and, for existing members, require an acceptance for continued use of the AlphaZetta Site.

What we do

AlphaZetta provides a booking and referral service to match Expert Members with Client Members and to provide ancillary services for Advisory Members. We also provide billing service for our members. That is all we do.

What we don’t do

Members shall be solely responsible for their dealings with other Members, and AlphaZetta shall have no responsibility for the consequences of dealings between Members. In particular, we are not responsible for:

  • The selection of any Expert Member for delivery of services to Client Members or other Expert Members
  • The accuracy of any information on the AlphaZetta Site, including the accuracy or completeness of any Posted Information, the scope of work in any request for proposal by a Client Member or the accuracy or completeness of any proposal by an Expert Member
  • The use or misuse by any Member of any Posted Information of any other Member
  • The negotiation of rates, or the terms and conditions of any contract, for the delivery by Expert Members of services to Client Members or other Expert Members
  • The delivery or otherwise of services by Expert Members of services to Client Members, or the timeliness, quality or fitness for purpose of any such service
  • The suitability of any Expert Member in relation to the performance of any services, or any misrepresentation by any Expert Member with respect to their skills, expertise or capability
  • The ownership (or the suitability) of intellectual property or software sold or offered for sale by any Member
  • Non-payment by any Member of any amount owed to any other Member
  • Any other matter that arises, directly or indirectly, by reason of a Member’s use of the AlphaZetta Site

The Site

We give no assurance that your use of the AlphaZetta Site will be error free or free from viruses, malware or other ‘bugs’. We shall not be liable for interruption or delays, for problems inherent in use of the internet or the consequence of you accessing other websites through links on our site.

Representations

You represent and warrant, in respect of each occasion that you use the AlphaZetta Site that

  • All factual information provided by you on the Site (including without limitation any description of your analytic skills in your Expert Members Profile and any Posted Information posted on the Site by you) is and will be true and correct and not omit any information that makes the information provided misleading in any material way, and all estimates or statements of opinion are reasonable and made in good faith.
  • You are the owner of, or otherwise are authorized to offer for sale, any intellectual property and software that you post on the AlphaZetta Site for sale to Members.
  • Your activity on the Site, participation on the AlphaZetta Site and in the AlphaZetta community, posting of any Posted Information and your execution and performance of any Referred Contract to which you may from time to time be a party, does not and will not breach any law applicable to you, any contractual or other obligation to which you are subject or by which you are bound or intellectual property of any other person.

Limitation of liability

Each Member agrees that it is solely responsible for its use of the AlphaZetta Site and the consequences thereof, and releases AlphaZetta from any liability, present or future, whether foreseeable or not and regardless of amount or cause, that we may have, whether in contract, tort, statute or otherwise, to that Member.  To the extent that we cannot exclude our legal liability by reason of any law of mandatory application, our liability to any Member shall not, in the aggregate, exceed SGD $100.

Indemnity

Each Member (the Indemnifying Member) agrees that it will indemnify AlphaZetta for any and all claims against AlphaZetta made by any other Member or any other person by reason, directly or indirectly, of the Indemnifying Member’s use of the AlphaZetta Site otherwise than in accordance with the terms.

Intellectual property

All intellectual property related to the Site is owned by us. You may not use any of our intellectual property for any purpose other than as may be required to use the Site for its intended purpose. In relation to Posted Information, you grant to us an unconditional, global, irrevocable, royalty free license to display, use, reproduce, modify and retain all intellectual property in that Posted Information for any purpose.

Privacy

We may collect, use and disclose your personal information for the purposes described in the Privacy Policy.

Fees

AlphaZetta does not charge any joining fee or membership fees.

AlphaZetta does not prescribe the rates payable between Members. Members are free to negotiate their rates, or the terms and conditions of any contract, for the delivery by Expert Members of services to Client Members or other Expert Members.

We charge a fee to the purchasing Member or Client Member for each Referred Contract. The fee is added on to the rates charged by Expert Members and is payable by the purchaser or Client Member either as part of the contract or as a separate booking fee.

We also charge a fee to the Client Member if an Expert Member accepts employment with a Client Member, if that employment is a direct result of an AlphaZetta introduction, responding to a Posted Opportunity or delivering services under a Referred Contract. For clarity, for client organisations with over 100 employees, this clause only extends to the specific department or division of an organization and or the individual government department that has been introduced to you.

And we also may charge referral fees in relation to sales of software and intellectual property via the I want a Solution section of the site.

Our fees apply with respect to each Referred Contract for the duration of your membership (whether or not suspended) and for the case of any Client Member, Expert Member or Solution provider introduced to you by AlphaZetta, for a period of 12 months after termination of your membership.

Our schedule of fees is below. Each Member agrees to pay AlphaZetta the relevant amount of fees within the relevant time period.

Services and Acceptance of Fees

Chargeable event Amount payable by Client or Members who purchase Referred Contracts or other services or solutions originated via AlphaZetta Due date for payment of fee to AlphaZetta
Referred Contract fee for Members contracts arranged through AlphaZetta 20% of the total Referred Contract value is payable by the purchaser or Client Member. The fee is added to the rates charged by the Expert Member and is payable to Alpha Zetta Pte Ltd or its appointed agent either as part of the contract or as a separate booking fee Upon payment made to an Expert Member.
Signing of Employment Contract by an Expert Member with a Client Member if they are employed by the Client Member whilst working under an AlphaZetta contract 20% of annual salary is payable by the employer as a fee to release the contractor. The fee is payable to Alpha Zetta Pte Ltd or its appointed agent Within 30 days of the first day of employment
Sale of software or other intellectual property by an Expert Member via the ‘I want a solution’ section on the Site 20% of sales consideration or as per the agreed referral rates negotiated at time of listing, payable to Alpha Zetta Pte Ltd or its appointed agent Within 30 days of payment to the selling Expert Member
Referral fee or commission for the sale of 3rd Party Partner HW/SW and Solutions A referral fee or commission may be earned by Alpha Zetta Pte Ltd for the sale of 3rd Party Partner HW/SW or Solutions, subject to the individual terms offered by Alpha Zetta 3rd Party Partnerships Payment terms vary in accordance with each 3rd Party Partners terms
Bespoke arrangements regarding project management by AlphaZetta Rates are determined at time of engagement. Payment terms are determined at time of contracting

AlphaZetta fees for Referred Contracts may be billed as part of an invoice for services for Expert Members or charged separately if a Client Member wishes to contract and establish billing directly with the Expert Member.

All fees payable to AlphaZetta  listed are exclusive of government service, value added and similar taxes, and any applicable such taxes will be added to, and be payable by the relevant Member. If a Member is required in any jurisdictions to withhold any amount from any payment to us, they will increase the amount they pay to us by an amount such that we receive the amount we would have received had not the amount required been withheld (and they shall account to the relevant tax or other government department for the amount withheld).

All banks fees and other charges shall be paid by the payer.

Members agree to inform AlphaZetta immediately in writing if contacted or approached by another Member seeking to establish any arrangement that may by-pass or avoid payment to AlphaZetta’s of any fees to which it is entitled.

Members agree that AlphaZetta fees are valid for 12 months following the last day of any Referred Contract arranged through AlphaZetta. Members that have been involved in a Referred Contract together can not arrange work directly together, outside of AlphaZetta, until this 12 month period has expired. For clarity, for client organisations with over 100 employees, this clause only extends to the specific department or division of an organization and or the individual government department that has been introduced to you.  In addition, for cases where there is a proven pre-existing relationship that pre dates the AlphaZetta introduction this clause is waived.

Taxes General

AlphaZetta acts as a referral booking engine only, all Taxes payable by Expert Members in relation to bookings made through AlphaZetta remain the sole responsibility of Members.

Confidentiality

The AlphaZetta website is accessible to a wide range of people. It is not suitable for the posting of information which is highly confidential or may constitute material non-public information with respect to the price of any share or security. To the extent that Members wish to share confidential information, those Members are responsible for establishing separate arrangements relating to the maintenance of confidentiality.

In relation to any Posted Request (or any response to any Posted Request) that is designated to be ‘Confidential’, each Member agrees that it will keep strictly confidential that confidential information and not disclose in any way, misappropriate or make it available to any third party, directly or indirectly, except to as may be required by applicable law or legal process (and if you are legally required to disclose the any confidential information or become aware of any other disclosure in breach of this paragraph, you will inform the Member who posted it as soon as practical.

Suspension and termination; removal of content

We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your membership of the AlphaZetta community and deny you access to the website, in our absolute discretion. We reserve the right (but we undertake no obligation) to remove any Posted Information in our absolute discretion. Any termination of your membership of the AlphaZetta community shall not affect any Collaboration Rewards to which you are entitled at the date of the termination. Any termination of your membership of the AlphaZetta community shall not affect any right that may have accrued under these terms during your membership, nor shall it in any way limit our rights under the limitation of our liability or the indemnity given by you under these terms at any future date.

Corporate authority

If you are a Company Expert Member, you are responsible for the actions of your employees and agents on the Site, and you represent that each person who accesses the Site under your membership is duly authorized to do so.

Governing law and settlement of disputes

These terms shall be governed by the laws of Singapore. Save as provided below, the courts of Singapore have exclusive jurisdiction to determine any dispute between any Member and AlphaZetta. Each Member submits to the courts of Singapore for this purpose. The foregoing shall not limit AlphaZetta in its taking of any action to recover from any Member any amount owing by that Member to AlphaZetta pursuant to these terms. Each Member waives any rights it may have by statute or otherwise in any jurisdiction to submit any dispute regarding these terms to any other court or tribunal, or to require any other form of dispute resolution process.

Defined terms

Referred Contract means any project or service contract entered into from time to time between a Client Member and one or more Expert Members (or between two or more Expert Members) for the provision of services in response to a Posted Opportunity.

Posted Information means any information posted by a Member on the AlphaZetta Site

Posted Opportunity means Posted Information seeking responses from Expert Members for the delivery of analytic services.

Things you won’t do

Members agree that they will not

  • Use the AlphaZetta website otherwise than for the purposes stated on the website
  • Post any defamatory, offensive or other inappropriate material or comment
  • Solicit or offer to perform services or otherwise seek to enter any commercial agreement with any Member with respect to any Posted Information other than through the AlphaZetta website, whether or not the relevant Members were known to each other prior to the posting of the Posted Information.
  • Use the AlphaZetta website in any manner which may breach any laws relating to the application of economic sanctions under any US, UK, European Union, Australian or Singapore law, or in any manner in breach of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act or any anti corruption legislation in Singapore, Australia or any country in which that member is located or whose laws it is subject to.

Username and password

You must keep your username and password secure, and you must not disclose those details to any other person. You may not transfer your account to another person. You are solely responsible for the consequences of any use of your username and password by third parties, regardless of whether that use is authorised. If you believe that your username and password is being used by someone else, please contact us immediately.

Collaboration Rewards for Expert Members and Advisory Members.

Effective 17 January 2017. Subject to change at AlphaZetta’s discretion

Name Description Conditions Reward Value
Contract Collaboration Reward Successfully Referring Another Expert Members Services To A Client AlphaZetta must first be notified in writing before any contract is entered into and the referring Member must have received a confirmation of acceptance email from AlphaZetta. 5% of the total contract consideration  under each Referred Contract
Project Collaboration Reward Introducing A New Project To AlphaZetta AlphaZetta must first be notified in writing before any contract is entered into and the referring Member must have received a confirmation of acceptance of eligibility email from AlphaZetta. 5% of the total contract consideration  under each Referred Contract
Solution Collaboration Reward Successfully Referring an AlphaZetta Solution Partner Sale. Solutions may comprise of 3rd Party HW/SW and or services AlphaZetta must first be notified in writing before any contract is entered into and the referring Member must have received a confirmation of acceptance of eligibility email from AlphaZetta. Each Solution Partner offers individual terms. These are Listed in the Solution Marketplace or upon application to the Solution Partner
Member Get Member Collaboration Reward Introduce a New Member to AlphaZetta This reward is capped to 12 months after the new Members acceptance date. To claim this reward Expert Members and Advisory Members need to notify AlphaZetta in writing in advance of the New Members registration and have received a confirmation of acceptance of eligibility email from AlphaZetta. 5% of the introduced new members first paid contract, up to a maximum 12 months after the Introduced Members registration date. Payable in the next payment cycle following the date fees are received by AlphaZetta

NOTE: All payments for Collaboration Rewards are subject to AlphaZetta first receiving payment for its fees as part of the solution sale, project or contract concerned. Payment to Members will follow in the next eligible payment cycle to the bank account nominated by the Member. AlphaZetta is not responsible for any applicable taxes, fees or bank charges that may be incurred.

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