Terms of Use Beauty Business

Welcome to Beauty Book, an online booking platform that connects Freelance Makeup Artists providing makeup services with customers seeking such services. These Terms of Use are intended to explain our obligations as a service provider and your obligations as a registered Freelancer. Please read them carefully.

These Terms are binding on any use of the Service and apply to you from the time that BB provides you with access to the Service.

These Terms are not intended to answer every question or address every issue raised by the use of the BB Service. BB reserves the right to change these terms at any time, effective upon the posting of modified terms and BB will make every effort to communicate these changes to you via email or notification via the Website.

By registering to use the Service you acknowledge that you have read and understood these Terms. You are deemed to have agreed to these Terms on behalf of any entity for whom you use the Service.

DEFINITIONS
 

AGREEMENT - means these Terms of Use.

SERVICE- means the online booking management system made available via the website; www.beautybook.co.nz. 

MAKEUP SERVICE - means the makeup service provided to customer by the Freelancer.

BB - means Beauty Book referring to both the company Beauty Book Limited and the website www.beautybook.co.nz.

FREELANCER - means makeup artist registered user of BB service.

CUSTOMER - means registered customer to book makeup service on the BB website.

YOU - means the Freelancer. "Your" has a corresponding meaning.

 

ACCOUNT TERMS
 

  1. You warrant that you are 18 years of age or older.
  2. You warrant that you are a human, and not a computer service or automated “bot”.
  3. You warrant that you have provided accurate and valid information requested during the registration process.
  4. You warrant that you will use the Service only for lawful purposes.  You must not violate any laws in your jurisdiction, including but not limited to any copyright laws.
  5. You are prohibited from violating, or attempting to violate, the security of the Service.
  6. You warrant that during your use of the Service you will not create, transmit, distribute, or store material that violates a trademark, copyright, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights of others; violates the privacy, publicity, or other personal rights of others; impair the privacy of communications; generate obscene, offensive, or inappropriate content; causes technical disturbances to the Service, including, but not limited to, introduction of viruses, worms, or other destructive mechanisms; create a deceitful website to imply association with BB or the Service; create or send verbal, physical, written or other abuse (including threats of abuse or retribution) to any BB customer, employee, member, or officer.
  7. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service without the express written permission by BB.


FREELANCER FEES
 

  1. All registered Freelancers on BB will pay a 20% booking success fee to BB per booking.  This will be automatically deducted by BB.
  2. This fee excludes any travel costs paid by the customer to the Freelancer.  Freelancers will receive all travel costs in full.
  3. Freelancers will be required to pay an annual membership sign up fee of $109.00 including GST upon registering and creating a profile with BB.

 

MEMBERSHIP PAYMENTS
 

  1. A valid credit card or debit card is required for paying your BB membership. Your credit card statement will show a payment to “Beauty Book Limited”.
  2. The membership is billed anually and is non-refundable.  There will be no refunds or credits for memberships.
  3. All transactions are billed in New Zealand dollars.
  4. The name that will appear on your statement will be Beauty Book.


CANCELLING YOUR ACCOUNT

You may cancel your account at any time with BB.  BB may cancel your account at any time if we find any of our Terms of Service have been breached.

We will delete all of your content upon cancellation and we will not be able to recover this information once deleted. We are not liable for any loss resulting from cancellation.

IF YOUR ACCOUNT IS CANCELLED:

  1. Your account will be deactivated and can no longer be accessed
  2. all of your rights granted under these Terms will immediately come to an end; and
  3. all of your data and content will be deleted from our systems.

We provide no guarantee that your content can be recovered once your account is cancelled. We are not liable for any loss or damage following, or as a result of, cancellation of your account, and it is your responsibility to ensure that any content or data which you require is backed-up or replicated before cancellation.


BOOKING PAYMENT TO FREELANCERS
 

  1. A valid bank account number is required in order for BB to pay you for the Makeup Services you provide to Customers.
  2. BB will pay you once the Makeup Service has been completed and you have followed the correct procedure within your account to notify BB.
  3. You take full responsibility to ensure that the correct methods are taken within your account to confirm completed bookings and no shows. We are not liable for any loss resulting in failure to complete this necessary step.
  4. BB will provide payment of services within 7 working days of being notified.
  5. BB will pay the amount into the bank account that is provided during the registration process.



BOOKING CANCELLATIONS AND NO SHOWS


Customers who wish to cancel their booking can do so within the following terms;

  1. All cancellations made more than 14 business days prior to an appointment will incur a 15% cancellation fee.  This fee will be calculated and deducted from the total booking value the customer has paid when making the booking excluding any travel costs that may have been paid.
  2. Cancellations made less than 14 business days prior to an appointment will be charged a 25% cancellation fee. This fee will be calculated and deducted from the total booking value the customer has paid when making the booking excluding any travel costs that may have been paid.
  3. Cancellations made less than 7 business days prior to an appointment will be charged a 60% cancellation fee. This fee will be calculated and deducted from the total booking value the customer has paid when making the booking excluding any travel costs that may have been paid.
  4. Cancellations made 24 hours prior to an appointment will be charged a 100% cancellation fee. This fee will be calculated and deducted from the total booking value the customer has paid when making the booking excluding any travel costs that may have been paid.
  5. Any no show appointments will be charged a 100% no show fee. This fee will be calculated and deducted from the total booking value the customer has paid when making the booking excluding any travel costs that may have been paid.
  6. The first 10% of all cancellation fees will be paid to BB.  After this deduction any remaining cancellation fee will be paid to the Freelancer.  This excludes any travel costs.
  7. All refunds will be made within 3 business days. 
  8. Any further queries regarding refunds and cancellations can be made via email to info@beautybook.co.nz.  
  9. All cancellations of bookings are done so through the Customer's BB profile.  Any email or text to notify of a cancellation will not be accepted unless exceptional circumstances apply, to be judged at BB’s sole discretion.
  10. Both parties will receive reminders of upcoming appointments booked via email 7 days prior and via email and SMS 2 days prior.

All Freelancers input their availability into their own personal dashboard.  Once a customer has booked in an appointment a Freelancer will not be able to cancel or change any appointments booked unless exceptional circumstances apply, to be judged at BB’s sole discretion.


BOOKING CHANGES
 

  1. Customers can only change the date or time of their booking up to 3 business days prior to a booking. 
  2. Changing the date or time of an appointment can only be made with the original Freelancer the booking was made with.  In order to select a new Freelancer the Customer must cancel the original booking, incurring a cancellation fee and then they can make a new booking with a Freelancer of their choice. 
  3. Any appointments changed within 3 business days of the booking the customer will be charged a fee to make this change.  This fee will be equal to 30% of the total booking price excluding the travel costs. 
  4. The first 10% of all change of appointment fees will be paid to BB.  After this deduction any remaining cancellation fee will be paid to the Freelancer.  This excludes any travel costs.
  5.  Any changes made will be through the Customer's BB profile.



BOOKING REFUNDS 

No full refunds are given for any completed service.  

All Freelancers are to provide a consultation at the start of any appointment to ensure that all parties have the same understanding of the service to be provided.  Freelancers will regurally check throughout the appointment with the aid of a mirror that the customer is happy with how the service is progressing and to ensure any changes needed are done so before the service is complete.  

 

TRAVEL

  1. During the registration process you can choose to travel to customers to complete bookings. 
  2. You agree that the address you provide BB is the correct address. 
  3. All travel fees will be calculated through Google maps from this address.
  4. At the time of registration you will enter in how far you are willing to travel to complete a booking.
  5. Travel will be included in the set price for the booking up to a 10km radius from your address.
  6. Travel to a customer outside this 10km radius will be charged at $1 per km using Google maps.

SERVICE MODIFICATIONS

BB reserves the right to modify or remove parts of the Service at any time.  BB will introduce improvements and new features from time to time into the Service, some of which will be made immediately available at no cost to you. 

 

COPYRIGHT

  1. You acknowledge that the Service is licensed to you and that BB retains ownership of all rights, title and interest to the Service, the Service design and documentation, and the intellectual property rights therein (including without limitation, all patent rights, design rights, copyrights and trade secret rights). You agree not to (i) copy, modify, or reverse engineer the Service hardware, software, or design, make derivative works based upon the Service, or use the Service to develop any Services, without BB’s prior written approval or (ii) sell, license, rent, or transfer the Service to any third party. BB (and its licensors, where applicable) shall own all rights, title and interest, including all related intellectual property rights, for suggestions, ideas, enhancement requests, feedback, recommendations or other information provided by you or any other party relating to the Service.
  2. BB claims no intellectual property rights over any of the content or data you upload or add to the Service. All data added to the Service by you for your account retains its original ownership.
  3. You give BB consent to use any photography material or service information for promotional and marketing purposes to benefit your account with BB.   



DISCLAIMERS

  1. BB is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate content posted on the Site or Service. The Site or Service may be temporarily unavailable from time to time for maintenance or other reasons. BB assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, user communications.
  2. BB does not warrant that (i) the service will meet your specific requirements, (ii) the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable. BB cannot guarantee and does not promise specific results from use of the Service.



GENERAL TERMS


Beauty Book is a New Zealand owned and operated company.

These Terms shall be governed by New Zealand Law, and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the New Zealand Courts for any matter or dispute arising in relation to these Terms.

 

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