In these Terms and Conditions, the following definitions are applicable:
“Client” means the company with whom the Contract is entered into;
“Confidential Information” means any information related to the Engagement disclosed by the Client to the Consultant and by the Consultant to the Client, respectively, either directly or indirectly. Confidential Information may include, by way of example but without limitation, products, specifications, equipment, formulas, models, employee interviews, records, quality monitoring schemes/programs, training materials, business strategies, customer lists, know-how, drawings, pricing information, inventions, ideas, and other information, or its potential use, that is owned by or in possession of the Client and the Consultant;.
“Consultant” means.; The user of these Terms and Conditions;“Contract” means the contract between the Client and the Consultant which defines the scope of the Engagement and the services to be rendered by the Consultant, as well as the fee schedule for said services. More specifically, the Contract shall consist of the Purchase Order, these Terms and Conditions and any other documents (or parts thereof) specified in the Purchase Order;
“the Engagement” means any agreement, in whatever form, reached between the Consultant and the Client pursuant to which the Consultant agrees to render services to the Client in exchange for a fee plus costs; “Force Majeure” means any cause beyond the reasonable control of the affected party, including, but not limited to,, pandemic, war, riots, acts of the public enemy, fires, strikes, labour disputes, accidents, or any act in consequence of compliance with any order of any government or governmental authority;
“Project” means the services to be provided by the Consultant to the Client as specified in the Purchase Order;
“Purchase Order” means the document (i) setting out the services to be provided by the Consultant to the Client and (ii) listing any documents and the like to be provided by the Client to the Consultant such that the Consultant may perform the Project;
“Subcontractor” means either an affiliate or subsidiary of the Consultant, or an independent contractor, respectively, which is qualified to perform the applicable services as contemplated by the Engagement and the Contract, and has been contracted by the Consultant accordingly, as evidenced by an agreement in writing.