3.2 The Parties represent that it is expressly not their intention to enter into an employment contract (within the meaning of Articles 7:61 – 7:687 of the Dutch Civil Code) with each other and that they exclusively wish to contract with each other based on the Job with due observance of these General Terms and Conditions of Purchase. The Parties undertake vis-à-vis each other to actually conduct themselves in the performance of the reciprocal contractual obligations in accordance with what is customary when executing a Job. The Vendor is not in any (labour law) authority relationship with Livewords.
3.3 In respect of the previous paragraph of this article, the Parties conclude a framework agreement for services, which has been approved by the Revenue in the context of the Assessment of Employment Relationships (Deregulation) Act (Wet Deregulering Beoordeling Arbeidsrelaties, “DBA”).
Article 4 – Invoicing method and payment terms
4.1 Unless indicated otherwise by Livewords, the Vendor will use the Portal to invoice its Services that are also translation jobs.
4.2 To invoice his/her Services, which are also on-site interpreting jobs, the Vendor will use a mobile application (“Pocket App”) developed by Livewords, which the Vendor uses to have his/her timesheet(s) (time accounting) signed off on site by his/her client. If it is not possible to upload the Vendor’s timesheet(s) via the Pocket App, the interpreter will ensure that he/she completes the timesheet, scans it and emails it to Livewords via firstname.lastname@example.org within 24 hours after the interpreting job.
4.3 Invoiced services, which are also interpreting jobs, are subject to a payment term of 30 calendar days as from the receipt of the invoice by Livewords.
4.4 Invoiced services, which are also translation jobs, are subject to a payment term of 42 calendar days as from the receipt of the invoice by Livewords.
4.5 The Vendor may submit a written request for a payment term of 7 calendar days to Livewords by email to email@example.com. In that case, 3% of the invoiced amount will be deducted.
4.6 Only invoices that comply with the requirements imposed by the Dutch Revenue (https://www.belastingdienst.nl) will be processed.
Article 5 – Cancellation of the job
5.1 If, for any reason whatsoever, a Job, which is also a consecutive interpreting job, is cancelled within 24 hours before the commencement of this Job, the entire fee, comprising the entire scheduled interpreting time, plus any travel and accommodation expenses incurred in connection with this Job, will be paid.
5.2 If, for any reason whatsoever, a Job, which is also a consecutive interpreting job, is cancelled between 24 and 48 hours before the commencement of this Job, any travel and accommodation expenses incurred in connection with this Job will be paid.