ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
These terms and conditions (“Terms”) govern the use of the Adhuro website and all related services provided by Adhuro and constitute an agreement between you (“You”) and Adhuro. Your use of Adhuro, including any new services or functionalities that may be made available by Adhuro.com from time to time, is conditioned upon Your acceptance of and continued acceptance to these Terms. Adhuro reserves the right to alter or revise these Terms at any time by notifying you as provided in these Terms, provided that no notice shall be required for non-substantive changes to the Terms. If we substantively amend this Agreement, we will give you at least seven (7) days’ notice before the changes take effect, during which period or time you may reject the changes by terminating your account. Adhuro reserves the right to suspend or terminate Your account at any time or discontinue your access to the website or remove your Articles for any reason.
DEFINITIONS AND SERVICE DESCRIPTION
Adhuro: The website “Adhuro.com”, a venture by Parewa Labs Pvt. Ltd., a software company registered in Nepal, including the services like content management, analytics etc.
Affiliates: The websites where content posted to Adhuro.com are published e.g. Sciencetopia.net, mathstopia.net
Author (You) : Person that creates an account on Adhuro
Article: Content that you write on Adhuro, including and not limited to text, images, and videos.
PROPREITARY RIGHTS AND CONTENT OWNERSHIP
Articles that are published through Adhuro appear on one of our Affiliate websites. Once published, you grant Adhuro a worldwide, royalty-free and non-exclusive license, for as long as your Article is displayed on Adhuro Affiliates and for a commercially reasonable time thereafter.
We have a strict approval process and only publish articles that are written according to our guidelines and pass all our quality assurance checks. As long as the article is not published, it will not appear in the public domain and you are free to use it in any other media. However, you are not allowed to post a published article anywhere else.
Whether or not your name or any identifying information as an author of the article is displayed on Your Articles is completely at Adhuro’s discretion. The rules regarding whether or not such identifying information is displayed and how, when and where it will be displayed will be determined by Adhuro and might be different depending on the Affiliate where your Article is published. You hereby acknowledge that such identifying information displayed on our affiliate websites is completely public information. However, we will not publish your email or any other contact information publicly without consent from you.
We generate revenue by placing ads through advertisement providers like Google Adsense. The type, style, placement and any other implementation decisions regarding how, when and where ads are placed will be determined in Adhuro’s sole discretion. We make no guarantee that the advertisements will be operational at all times. Adhuro reserves the right to discontinue your account in case of any suspicion of fraudulent or deceptive practices to increase your revenue. Such practices include attempts of security breaches on the website, requests to end users to click on advertisements on Your Articles or repeated reload Your Articles to generate additional page views.
Our Authors are entitled to 51% of all Adsense revenue generated through Google Adsense. Your earning from Adhuro is determined by calculating the proportion of the number of visits to your articles to the total number of visits on all our affiliate websites. Adhuro can pre-pay its Authors even before an article starts generating revenue as part of its promotional campaigns. Revenue is independent of the number of articles and only depends on the number of views. The final determination of payment will be made by Adhuro in its sole discretion. Payment shall be calculated and based on records maintained by Adhuro (possibly in conjunction with any third-party advertising program that we use). No other data or statistics shall be accepted by Adhuro or have any effect on your Payment.
The revenue owed by Adhuro to You might decrease in some cases like
Any changes in the rules and regulations of our third-party advertisement providers
After we fix any bugs or issues in our system due to which the revenue might have been inflated
Changes in algorithms, percentage share or payment structure of revenue generated through Adhuro
We are not liable for any claims regarding such decrease in revenue. The final decision regarding what amount is owed to the Author will be at Adhuro’s sole discretion.
Your Balance might become negative in some cases where we make a payment and later find out that it was inflated due to some issue. In such a case, revenue that is generated from your articles will be deducted from your Balance until it becomes positive again.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THERE IS NO GUARANTEE THAT ANY MINIMUM LEVEL OF REVENUE, OR ANY REVENUE, WILL BE GENERATED AS A RESULT OF USING ADHURO.
You can get a payment from Adhuro through cash or cheque once the balance amount owed by Adhuro to you exceeds $20.
In case we do not have sufficient running cash to pay you, we reserve the right to put off your payment to a later date.
The author needs to provide us accurate and complete information regarding their name, bank account, bank name etc. We are not liable for any delay or issues in transfer of money due to incomplete or inaccurate information provided by you. You must collect the payment amount posted to Your account within two(2) months of such payment being made by Adhuro. If after two(2) month timeframe, either You fail to collect Your payment or is not accepted into Your account with the payment company or bank, You acknowledge and agree that the funds represented by such uncollected payment may be cancelled and that(if cancelled), You hereby forfeit such payment amount, waive any claim relating to the dispute of such payment, and disclaim any and all interest in such funds.
You acknowledge and agree that You will not publicly disclose Your payments from Adhuro without prior written consent of Adhuro.
If you wish to collect cash, you need to bring your ID card with you when you come to collect it.
Your account will be considered inactive if there are no new articles or no payment requests from any Author for a period of more than six(6) months. In case of such inactivity, you forfeit any payment amount owed to You by Adhuro and waive any claim relating to the dispute of such payment.
As per the taxation rules of Department of Revenue, Government of Nepal, you are entitled to pay 15% tax on your income through Adhuro.
We will deduct this amount during payment.
IN the event that the Agreement is terminated by You, the entire amount in Your account will be permanently forfeit by You (and You hereby waive any claim relating to the dispute of such payment and disclaim any and all interest in such funds).
MODIFICATION AND DISCONTINUATION
Adhuro reserves the right to modify or discontinue , temporarily or permanently, without liability to you or any third party. Adhuro reserves the right to modify, including without limitation the percentage share or payment structure, at any time in its sole discretion. Adhuro integrates with certain third party programs in order to provide you Revenue, Adhuro does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy of such integration or such third party’s website.
In case of discontinuation of Adhuro’s services, we will inform you 2 months in advance through the email that you have supplied to us during signup.
SECURITY AND BACKUPS
We backup our data and perform necessary steps to keep our system secure on a regular basis.
However, in case of any unexpected data loss or security breach, we are not responsible for any lost data. Whatever data our system shows after the recovery will be considered final and binding. Your use of Adhuro means that you take responsibility for any personal details, account information you use on the system.