- 1. Interpretation of the Terms
1.1 Agreement refers to these Terms and Conditions.
1.2 Terms – the Company- refer to OriginWritings.com, the provider of academic writing services to Customers.
1.3 Terms - the Customer - refer to the person or persons who submit Orders with the Company and abide by the Terms and Conditions described in this Agreement.
1.4 Messaging System is the software that ensures uninterrupted communication between the Customer and the Writer, or with a Support Team Agent.
1.5 Order refers to the actual request for a Product sent to the Company by the Customer. It includes particular requirements and a specification of sources to be used in writing.
1.6 Product is the result of the Order, an original piece, written and delivered to the Customer, in accordance with his or her specifications, as a digital document.
1.7 Product Revision is a request sent by the Customer for editing the final version of the Product, based on the initial requirements of the Order.
1.8 Support Staff refers to the Company’s structural unit responsible for coordinating and assisting the Order process.
1.9 The Writer is a person employed by the Company as a freelancer who provides research and writing services to the Customer according to the Company Agreement.
1.10 The term – Personal Credit Balance – refers to the personal account of the Customer with the Company that stores Credits of the customer, added to his/her personal balance, to be used to offset the cost of orders, as s/he chooses.
1.11 The term – Affiliate Program – refers to a special program targeted at existing Customers of the Company.
- 2. Order Placing and Registration
2.1 The Customer may place the Order by filling out the Order form on the Website of by asking Support Staff to assist him/her with it
2.2 The Order Form specifies the scope of work, Order parameters and delivery terms. It is the Customer’s personal responsibility to provide exact, full and final information on the Order form, or to the Company's Support Staff that will submit the Order on his/her behalf.
2.3 In addition to the Order requirements, the Customer is required to register his/her profile with the Company by providing his/her name, e-mail address, country of residence and phone number. Should any of these parameters change over time, it is the Customer’s responsibility to update the profile accordingly or notify the Support Staff about the necessary changes.
2.4 Once the Customer’s profile is created, based on the information that is provided during registration, the Customer should not attempt to create another profile by providing different credentials when placing a new Order. The Customer is required to communicate and do business with the Company using one and only one profile, created during the first purchase. Should multiple accounts be created, the Company has the right to merge multiple accounts in one profile to keep the purchase history up to date.
- 3. Order Payment
3.1 The payment for the Product is calculated according to the Company’s pricing and should be paid in advance. The Company starts to process the Order only after the payment for the Product is made and is authorized.
3.2 The Customer can provide payment in instalments, when requested, as long as the following terms are followed:
- The price of the Order should be $500 (USD) or higher
- The first part of the payment should be paid right after the Customer receives the first payment link
* Company representatives reserve the right to refuse a Customer in splitting the payment if such a step might comprise successful Order fulfillment.
** If the installments are not issued within a specified time frame, the company reserves the right to temporarily suspend the Order fulfillment until the due amount is received.
3.3 Order can be paid via Credit Card, PayPal, Wire Transfer (payment via this method may take up from 3 to 14 business days) and/or Personal Credit Balance.
3.4 The Company’s platform for all payments is PayPal, which requires the Customer to go through PayPal check-out in Order to pay for the Order; To pay for the Order using Credit Card, the Customer is required to fill in the PayPal form. Such actions will not create a permanent PayPal account, but are required to proceed with a one-time transaction.
3.5 The Company is not responsible for any technical or procedural issues that may occur while the payment is processed by PayPal. These may include, but are not limited to:
- The payment falling under PayPal Review, which means the payment is not released until the investigation by PayPal is done.
- The payment being done via E-check (electronic check), which is an electronic version of a paper check used to make payments online. It can take up to 10 days for an E-check to get delivered.
- Technical issues with the PayPal platform or Customer’s Bank.
If the transaction fails, the Customer should check the balance on his/her card, online purchase restrictions and card validity before contacting the Support Staff for assistance.
- 4. Discounts
4.1 The Company commits to equal access to Promotional and Loyalty Program discounts for each Customer.
4.2 The discount code may only be applied to Orders that are $25 (AUD) and over in price.
4.3 The discount code can be applied by placing the Code in the ‘Discount code’ field on the Order Form. Should the code not be provided in the corresponding section, the discount will not be applied.
4.4 The Customer may use ‘First-time Discount’ only once.
4.5 Only one discount may be used per order. Multiple discounts/offers cannot be combined on the same order.
- 5. Customers Personal Credit Balance
5.1 Personal Credit Balance is a way of payment for Customers within the system. The Balance is created by storing a certain amount of money to Customer’s personal account on the Website, to be applied to future Orders.
5.2 One Credit is equal to One AUD.
5.3 The funds can be transferred to the Credit Balance only with Customer’s confirmation. Once the funds are transferred to a Credit Balance, the amount that is stored is non-refundable and may be used to pay for future Orders only.
- 6. Order Process
6.1 Order validation. The Company reserves the right to re-check the Order details after the payment, to confirm the matching of the requirements indicated while filling out the Order form and any other requirements provided manually by the Customer via any communication channel. Should cases of mismatch occur, the Support Staff will contact the Customer to clarify and finalize the details.
6.2 Order volume. By the Company Standards, Order volume is measured in words only. 1 page Double-spaced is equal to 275 words, and 1 page Single-spaced is 550 words accordingly.
6.3 Change of Order details. The Customer may provide changes to the scope of work by contacting the Support Staff. Changes that influence the volume, urgency or complexity of the Order may require additional payment, which will be discussed with the Customer.
6.4 Resources. Should a specific source be required for Order completion, the Customer is responsible for providing it to the Writer. The Customer should upload the source(s) before the Writer is assigned in order to assure on-time delivery. If the source is provided late, extra time for Order completion will be required.
6.5 Communication. The Customer may contact his/her Writer via the Messaging system, which is available from Customer’s personal profile on the Website. The option is located in the specific Order page, on the top right. The Messaging system is similar to E-mail communication, but is more Secure for Customers to use. The Customer may also contact the Support Staff 24/7 via Online Chat, E-mail or phone.
6.6 Progress tracking. The Customer may track the progress of the Order by going to his/her Order page in the personal account. As well, the Customer may get updates from the Writer or the Support Staff by contacting them via the above-mentioned communication channels.
6.7 Order delivery. The Company is held responsible for the delivery of the Product within the given deadline. If additional time is required due to the complexity of the task, the Support Staff will contact the Customer. The completed order may be downloaded from the Customers personal account on the website. The Customer is held responsible for downloading the product in a timely manner. The Company cannot be held responsible for technical issues from the Customer’s side, which have prevented him/her from downloading the product on time.
- 7. Order Revision
7.1 The Customer is entitled to free amendments to his/her Order within a 14-day period after Order delivery. If Revision is required at a later time, the Customer will need to pay additionally, depending on the complexity of the Revision.
7.2 The Customer can submit a Revision Request with the help of ‘Feedback’ form or “Any Improvements Required?” in the personal account.
7.3 A free Revision can be provided only if the initial instructions and the instructions for the Revision match. The Company is entitled to ask for additional payment in order to complete the Revision, if the revision instructions contradict the initial Order instructions.
7.4 The Revision deadline cannot be less than the original deadline indicated in the Order form.
- 8. The Use of Product
8.1 The Orders produced by OriginWritings.com are not intended to be submitted as Customers’ own work. The primary purpose of the Product is to be utilized as a reference or a sample for his/her own work.
8.2 The Company strictly abides by all Copyright laws. Any opposing activity is a responsibility of the Customer if he/she breaks the Company's Terms & Conditions.
- 9. Affiliate program
9.1 Registered Customers have the chance to participate in the Company's Affiliate Program, which entails receiving a Credit for referring friends and acquaintances who then place orders. More information on the Affiliate program can be found in the Customer’s Personal account.
- 10. Miscellaneous Provisions
10.1 All Terms and Conditions that define the rights and obligations of both contract parties, the Customer and the Company, are listed in this Agreement. This document solely, its statements, promises or inducements, are to be considered valid or binding. After accepting the Terms and Conditions, this Agreement supersedes all previous verbal or written communications and/or Agreements between the parties.
10.2 The Customer accepts that if a certain portion of the Terms and Conditions is in conflict with any state law, it will not affect the rest of the document. The Customer’s rights and obligations will continue to be in force for all other terms of this Agreement.
10.3 The Agreement is governed, in its interpretation and performance, by the laws of the location of the Company’s physical location of its principal business, precisely Cyprus (CY).
11.1 To make sure data is protected, the Company uses safe online payment system. The Company does not store in any way, the Customer's billing information. Customers are strongly advised not to share their billing information, not even with the Company staff.
11.2 The Company never sells or shares the acquired details to any third party. The information is only used to:
- Provide service according to the Customer’s requirements
- Respond to any queries, requests or complaints
- Customize content and/ or layout of the Service
- Notify the Customers of crucial changes and Service alterations
Once the Customer has an Order in progress, the Company will reach him/ her by phone or E-mail to ensure Order delivery. The Company will not disclose or sell the Customer’s information without their permission unless required or permitted to do so by the law such as adhering to a subpoena.
11.3 The Company cannot be held liable for information available directly to Company’s freelancers. The Company cannot control it or give any promises over its future distribution.
11.4 The information shared by the Customer with the Company is stored on secure servers. The Customer should be sure to keep his login credentials confidential.
OriginWritings`s respect and prioritization of your right to privacy is integral to our business model. A part of this commitment is connected with ensuring that everyone who does business with us fully understands what data we collect, policies on storing that information, and how it is used. All data is gathered with the purpose of providing you with the products and services that we advertise.
An Example of The Data we Collect and Store
If you elect to use our products and services, there is certain amount of information we will need to collect including your contact information, location, and other specific facts such as your grade level or the subjects you are studying. We may also collect other data that allows us to evaluate how you, along with other clients, interact with our website or other connected interfaces.
Please note that the list of information mentioned above might not to be complete.
Policies Regarding the Age of Our Users
This site, in its entirety, including the use of our products and services is for adults over the age of 18 only. We do not knowingly collect, distribute, or store information on anyone who has not reached the age of majority. Anyone who is aware of a minor using our services is asked to inform us about this.
It is our strong advice that all visitors choose to read this policy. The statements contained within apply to everyone who decided to use the services we provide. Our goal is to ensure that there is no misunderstanding in terms of the information we collect and your rights to access and make changes to that information at any point and time. You are entitled to have full control over your personal data including the freedom to erase it.
Collection of Your Personal Data
Please be reminded that any personally identifying information that we obtain from you is provided only by you and stored with your consent. The ways your data might be shared with us include: you contacting us, using our online support services, placing orders, etc. We do not use any tools or hire third parties to mine or extract your personal data from your computer or other websites.
Any action such as creating an account, placing orders, or signing up for receiving communications from us results in our receiving of your identifying data. In order to provide you with the requested products or services, we must be able to store and access this information in the future.
- Subscribing to newsletters or signing up for special offers
- Participating in online activities such as giveaways or surveys
All data that we collect is appropriately stored following prescribed security protocols and protections.
Non-Identifying Data Collection and Storage
We acknowledge the collection and storage of non-identifying data from our side. Because this information cannot be used to identify you or impact your privacy, your involvement in the collection process is unnecessary. The procedure involves using cookies and related technology, order tracking, storage of communication logs, browser and device type tracking, site visit information such as timestamps and navigation, etc. We use this data to improve performance and customize your experience on our website.
This information is presupposed for our use only. It might be shared with third parties who are contracted with us to assist in providing you with the offered services.
Our Use of Your Data
In an effort to both protect and respect your privacy, we have to optimize and minimize our data collection efforts to provide you with the expected services. All of your data is collected only with your permission, and used for the reasons we explicitly state below. The personal information is used to provide you with the needed services and to contact you accordingly.
We might also opt to store data that enables us to update or improve the services. For instance, if you order a specific service, we may choose to send you information about related products. We can use the data to help detect the website errors or other issues. Besides, the records are maintained in an effort to prevent fraud or other abuse.
Sharing Information with 3rd Parties
In the light of the fact that we do provide your data to third parties, we confirm that this can be done for very specific purposes only, and these parties are acting on our behalf. We provide the information that is limited to what is necessary in order to offer you specific services to partners and subcontractors, payment processing companies and customer service entities, as well as email providers.
Every third party entity receiving your information is required to sign a legally binding agreement, ensuring protection of your confidentiality and limiting the use of your information to its intended purposes. All employees or other agents of these third parties are held to the legal agreements as well.
We maintain the right to communicate with all our customers about their purchases, as well as to communicate with you about special offers and other services. This is usually done only if we have determined that the information or offers are relevant to you based upon previous orders. You may choose to stop receiving these notifications at any time. The details of this process are provided further down the page.
The common ways used to communicate with our clients include: sending emails and auto sent emails, phone calls, and text messages.
If you choose to have your information removed from our database, you may do so. Please, contact the customer service for additional assistance.
Our Use of Analytics Tools and Services
We employ the use of analysis tools to collect and analyze various types of data. These tools allow us to understand how users interact with our web-pages and other connected interfaces. This includes such information as the amount of time you spend on our website, the content consumed, and the search terms used to find our website. None of this information contains identifying data. It is gathered to improve our website and user experience design.
The Security of Data that We Store
We are continuously dedicated to employ all of the technologies and resources available for us to protect your personal information what includes the use of encryption technologies as well as the implementation of other security protocols.
All your personal information is held with the only purpose of providing you with the products and services that you order. Beyond that, such data may also be stored in order to comply with laws and regulations, accurately keep financial records, and ensure that we meet the obligations of all possible contracts or agreements. You are encouraged to contact customer support should you have any concerns.
Use of 3rd Party Websites
Our website content contains links to external websites. Please note that if you choose to access them, you opt for that freely and per your own choice. You also acknowledge your understanding that there is no way we could be responsible for the policies or content of external websites. None of our policies or guarantees can be applied to such websites as far as we do not own or control them. We strongly encourage you to familiarize yourself with external websites policies before clicking on the link.
The Right to Access and Control of Your Personal Data
On our website there are no restrictions of your rights and abilities to access and control your personal information. In order to view or change any of this data, you may use the account settings in the customer portal provided for you where you can easily amend the saved information. You may also request for this information to be deleted. But please be aware that if you have current orders in progress at that moment, you will need to wait until all of them are completed for your data to be removed from the storage.
Contacting Our Support Department
If you have any further questions, please contact our customer support that is 24/7 available.
- 12. Limitation of Liability
By accepting the above Terms and Conditions of this Agreement the Customer agrees to release and not hold the Company or its employees, shareholders, officers, agents, representatives, directors, affiliates, promotion, subsidiaries, advertising and fulfillment agencies, any third-party providers or sources of information or data and legal advisers (the “Company’s Affiliates”) responsible for any and all losses, rights, damages, claims, and actions of any kind, arising from or related to the products, including but not limited to:
(a) telephone, electronic, hardware or software, Internet, network, email, or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties of any kind;
(b) failed, garbled, incomplete or delayed computer transmissions;
(c) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Company, that might cause the product to be corrupted, delayed or disrupted;
(d) any damages or losses of any sort arising in connection with, or as a result of, utilizing the services;
(e) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the service.
- 13. Amendments
Customers accept that the Company can modify its Terms and Conditions determined by the Agreement; modifications will be posted; however, it is recommended and strongly advised, that they review these pages regularly.