Terms & Conditions (Rider)



WhyQ Pte. Ltd.

This Independent Contractor Agreement (“Agreement”) is entered into as of, by and between WhyQ Pte. Ltd. (“Company”) (UEN 201407191M), with a principal place of business at 22B TEMPLE STREET, SINGAPORE 058567 and “Contractor”.

  1. Services:
    1. Nature of Services:  Contractor will perform services for collection and delivery of hawker food for the Company as an independent contractor (the “Services”).  The Services have been specially ordered and commissioned by Company.  To the extent the Services include materials subject to copyright, Contractor agrees that the Services are done as “contract for services” as that term is defined under Singapore law. Contractor will perform such services in a diligent and workmanlike manner and in accordance with the schedule, if any. The content, style, form and format of any work product of the Services shall be completely satisfactory to Company and shall be consistent with Company’s standards.

    2. Relationship of the Parties:  Contractor enters into this Agreement as, and shall continue to be, an independent contractor.  All Services shall be performed only by Contractor. Under no circumstances shall Contractor, look to Company as his/her employer, or as a partner, agent or principal.  Contractor shall not be entitled to any benefits accorded to Company's employees, including without limitation worker's compensation, disability insurance, vacation or sick pay.  Contractor shall be responsible for providing, at Contractor's expense, and in Contractor's name, unemployment, disability, worker's compensation and other insurance, as well as licenses and permits usual or necessary for conducting the Services.

    3. Compensation and Reimbursement:  Contractor shall be compensated at a rate of $12/hour.  Completeness of work product shall be determined by Company in its sole discretion, and Contractor agrees to make all revisions, additions, deletions or alterations as requested by Company.  No other fees and/or expenses will be paid to Contractor, unless such fees and/or expenses have been approved in advance by the appropriate Company executive in writing.  Contractor shall be solely responsible for any and all taxes, disability insurance, unemployment taxes, and other payroll type taxes applicable to such compensation.  Contractor hereby indemnifies and holds Company harmless from, any claims, losses, costs, fees, liabilities, damages or injuries suffered by Company arising out of Contractor's failure with respect to its obligations in this Section.

  2. Protection of Company's Confidential Information:
    1. Confidential Information:  Company now owns and will hereafter develop, compile and own certain proprietary techniques, trade secrets, and confidential information which have great value in its business (collectively, “Company Information”).  Company will be disclosing Company Information to Contractor during Contractor's performance of the Services.  Company Information includes not only information disclosed by Company, but also information developed or learned by Contractor during Contractor's performance of the Services.  Company Information is to be broadly defined and includes all information which has or could have commercial value or other utility in the business in which Company is engaged or contemplates engaging or the unauthorized disclosure of which could be detrimental to the interests of Company, whether or not such information is identified by Company.  By way of example and without limitation, Company Information includes any and all information concerning discoveries, developments, designs, improvements, inventions, formulas, software programs, processes, techniques, know-how, data, research techniques, customer and supplier lists, marketing, sales or other financial or business information, scripts, and all derivatives, improvements and enhancements to any of the above.  Company Information also includes like third-party information which is in Company's possession under an obligation of confidential treatment.

    2. Protection of Company Information:  Contractor agrees that at all times during or subsequent to the performance of the Services, Contractor will keep confidential and not divulge, communicate, or use Company Information, except for Contractor's own use during the Term of this Agreement to the extent necessary to perform the Services.  Contractor further agrees not to cause the transmission, removal or transport of tangible embodiments of, or electronic files containing, Company Information from Company's principal place of business, without prior written approval of Company.

    3. Company Property:  All materials, including without limitation documents, drawings, drafts, notes, designs, computer media, electronic files and lists, including all additions to, deletions from, alterations of, and revisions in the foregoing (together the “Materials”), which are furnished to Contractor by Company or which are developed in the process of performing the Services, or embody or relate to the Services, the Company Information or the Innovations (as defined below), are the property of Company, and shall be returned by Contractor to Company promptly at Company's request together with any copies thereof, and in any event promptly upon expiration or termination of this Agreement for any reason.  Contractor is granted no rights in or to such Materials, the Company Information or the Innovations, except as necessary to fulfill its obligations under this Agreement.  Contractor shall not use or disclose the Materials, Company Information or Innovations to any third party.

  3. Assignment of Contractor's Inventions and Copyrights:
    1. Disclosure.  Contractor will promptly disclose in writing to Company all works, products, discoveries, developments, designs, innovations, improvements, inventions, formulas, processes, techniques, know?how and data (whether or not patentable, and whether or not at a commercial stage, or registrable under copyright or similar statutes) which are authored, made, conceived, reduced to practice or learned by Contractor (either alone or jointly with others) during the period Contractor provides the Services as a result of performing the Services including any concepts, ideas, suggestions and approaches related thereto or contained therein (collectively, the “Innovations”).

    2. Assignment:  Contractor hereby assigns and agrees to assign to Company, without royalty or any other consideration except as expressly set forth herein, all worldwide right, title and interest Contractor may have or acquire in and to (i) all Materials; (ii) all Innovations (iii) all worldwide patents, patent applications, copyrights, mask work rights, trade secrets rights and other intellectual property rights in any Innovations; and (iv) any and all “moral rights” or right of “droit moral” (collectively “Moral Rights”), that Contractor may have in or with respect to any Innovations.  To the extent any Moral Rights are not assignable, Contractor waives, disclaims and agrees that Contractor will not enforce such Moral Rights.  Contractor agrees that such assignment shall extend to all languages and including the right to make translations of the Materials and Innovations.  Additionally, Contractor agrees, at no charge to Company, but at Company's sole expense, to sign and deliver to Company (either during or subsequent to Contractor's performance of the Services) such documents as Company considers desirable to evidence the assignment of all rights of Contractor, if any, described above to Company and Company's ownership of such rights and to do any lawful act and to sign and deliver to Company any document necessary to apply for, register, prosecute or enforce any patent, copyright or other right or protection relating to any Innovations in any country of the world.

    3. Power of Attorney:  Contractor hereby irrevocably designates and appoints each of Company and its Secretary as Contractor's agent and attorney?in?fact, to act for and in Contractor's behalf and stead, for the limited purpose of executing and filing any such document and doing all other lawfully permitted acts to further the prosecution, issuance and enforcement of patents, copyrights or other protections which employ or are based on Innovations with the same force and effect as if executed and delivered by Contractor.

    4. Representations and Warranties:  Contractor represents and warrants to Company that (a) Contractor is legally allowed to work as an independent contractor in Singapore; (b) Contractor has full power and authority to enter into this Agreement including all rights necessary to make the foregoing assignments to Company; that in performing under the Agreement; (c) Contractor will not violate the terms of any agreement with any third party; and (d) the Services and any work product thereof are the original work of Contractor, do not and will not infringe upon, violate or misappropriate any patent, copyright, trade secret, trademark, contract, or any other publicity right, privacy right, or proprietary right of any third party.  Contractor shall defend, indemnify and hold Company and its successors, assigns and licensees harmless from any and all claims, actions and proceedings, and the resulting losses, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising from any claim, action or proceeding based upon or in any way related to Contractor's breach or alleged breach of any representation, warranty or covenant in this Agreement, and/or from the acts or omissions of Contractor.

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