KNOCKDROP NETWORK MEMBERSHIP AGREEMENT
The purpose of this Agreement is to establish the terms under which the providers shall be affiliated with the KNOCKDROP Network and providers agree as follows:
The provider understands that there is no cost to join, and agrees not to share specific pricing or agreements with nonmembers, any violation may result in termination of this agreement and the provider’s removal from our network.
Headings. The KNOCKDROP Network and providers acknowledge that the headings to the sections hereof are for reference purposes only and shall not be used in the interpretation of this Agreement.
PLACE OF BUSINESS —KNOCKDROP is a referral network and each providers is an entity with its principal place of business. Providers conduct business in good standing and in the jurisdictions authorized by the state of Florida and its agencies and does so in accordance with applicable law, rules, regulations and policies.
WHEREAS – The KNOCKDROP Network facilitates child care access issue-specific and purpose-focused working providers to bring parents together and tackle a spectrum of affordable and flexible childcare challenges; our network provides opportunities to join, connect, and create innovative care solutions with the participation of providers who are parents and vice versa.
WHEREAS – The KNOCKDROP Network actively pulls together parents and all individuals who are willing and able to open their doors to the children of working parents and render safe and loving care that leverage childcare activities including school drop off, school pickups and all the other services willingly offered by each providers that the parent is willing and able to pay for. Providers are allowed to offer care to the extent of their abilities they are not obligated to include home cooked meals, outings, entertainment, drop off or picks but if a provider chooses to do so and a parent agree they shall agree on the payment set by the provider.
NOW THEREFORE – Thee KNOCKDROP Network agrees to admit providers on the terms and consideration contained herein, and providers agrees to abide by the terms and conditions contained herein.
Providers publicly, but non-exclusively, support the purposes of the KNOCKDROP Network described above.
PROVIDERS AND PARENTS RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS
Providers agree to keep all information regarding their eligibility to care for children in our network and their place of business accurate including but not limited to available accommodations, valid and current BACKGROUND CHECK, CPR, FIRST AID trainings, available spaces for children comfort, transport and all additional care services offered. Parents and provides agree to abide by all the other terms relating to the membership agreement and parents agree to pay all fees prior to receive services for their children.
COMPLIANCE WITH POLICIES.
Providers and parents agree to abide by, and shall have all applicable rights and obligations as set forth herein, and any and all additional policies and procedures adopted by KNOCKDROP Network, as may be amended from time to time.
COSTS AND EXPENSES.
Each provider shall bear all of its own costs and expenses related to membership in the KNOCKDROP Network including, but not limited to transportation, food, entertainment previously discussed and agreed upon and the parents understand and agree that they have no rights of reimbursement from the KNOCKDROP Network for service received. Providers set their own prices for services which may differ from one provider to another relating to the type of services offered and the parents have the choice to hire the provider that best suit them for their children’s needs.
PAYMENTS AND COMMITMENT TO KNOCKDROP
Providers agree to conduct business solely through the KNOCKDROP website including but not limited to receiving payments.
All final payments are calculated based on the price set by the provider and the provider only, KNOCDROP.COM charges a booking fee of 10%. KNOCDROP.COM does not advise providers how much to charge parents it is however recommended that our providers charge reasonable and affordable prices for their services relating to the accommodations they are able and willing to offer. Knockdrop does not withhold taxes.
Parents shall in any case pay cash to a provider, and any providers shall accept such payment from a parent, all payments are processed through KNOCKDROP. If a parent asks a provider to pay outside of the KNOCKDROP, the provider must report it HERE so we can take appropriate action. If a parent paid a provider through another website or third party outside of KNOCKDROP the transaction may be fraudulent and we are not responsible for any refunds. Parents and providers MUST understand and agree that any payment transactions shall not be made outside of the KNOCKDROP website and we will not assist in any disputes, disagreement or any type of loss suffered by one or both parties. Violation of these terms will result in a suspension of the provider and the parent account or total removal of the provider and parent from our network. REFER TO THE TERM OF USE LINK for any reminder and terms agreed upon.
A yearly membership fee of $50.00 USD is also collected to ensure that all providers are in compliance with the state and department of children (DCF) regulations through extensive annual reviews of their background check, mandatory trainings, acceptable accommodations and all other related requirements. KNOCKDROP reserves the right to update its policy and terms of services at any time and in our sole discretion. Any changes or modification will be effective immediately upon posting of the revisions on the website, and you waive any right you may have to receive specific notice of such changes or modifications. Your continued use of KNOCKDOP following the posting of changes or modifications will confirm your acceptance of such changes or modifications.
TERM AND TERMINATION
The term of this Agreement shall begin on the Effective Date and shall continue indefinitely until the provider deliberately choose to terminate a set membership or If a provider does not agree to the terms or any future modification to this agreement that was approved by the KNOCKDROP Network, this agreement and the provider’s membership in the KNOCKDROP Network shall be terminated. Providers may choose to terminate their membership upon (30) thirty days’ written notice. Upon termination membership, this binding agreement shall terminate.
Authority to Execute Agreement. Provider hereby represents, warrants and covenants to the KNOCKDROP Network that (a) it has the authority to enter into this Agreement and to perform its obligations hereunder; (b) the execution and performance of this Agreement does not and will not violate any agreement to which Member is a party or by which it is otherwise bound; and (c) when executed and delivered, this Agreement will constitute a legal, valid and binding obligation of providers enforceable in accordance with its terms.
No Employment Relationship. Nothing in this Agreement is intended to give rise to an employer-employee relationship between the KNOCKDROP network and its providers. The relationship of the KNOCKDROP Network and providers established by this Agreement is that of independent contractors. This Agreement does not give KNOCKDROP the power to direct and control the day-to-day activities of the providers previously trained and approved to render care as independent contractors except with respect of local law and policies but allows all parties to assume any obligation on behalf of the other for any purpose whatsoever.
Assignment. Providers may not assign their rights or obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of the KNOCKDROP Network. The legally registered provider must be present at all-time while the child is at the place of business and in need of care.
Governing Law. This Agreement shall be construed and controlled by the laws of the State of Florida in reference to child care laws and procedures The obligations of the KNOCKDROP Network and Member shall be subject to all laws, present and future, of the Department of Children (DCF) and any agencies having jurisdiction over the KNOCKDROP Network and providers including, without limitation, all childcare laws and regulations. It is the intention of the KNOCKDROP Network and providers that this Agreement and all referenced documents shall comply with all applicable local laws and regulations of the state of Florida.
Communications. All communications or other notices to or upon any party shall be delivered directly to or at the addresses set forth by the parties. Notice can include notice by, electronic mail and shall be deemed served when sent. Providers may give written notice of a change of address and, after notice of such change has been received, shall thereafter be reviewed and approved by the KNOCKDROP Network under the authority of the Department of Children and approval will be given to the provider at the changed address.
General Construction. As used in this Agreement, the plural form and singular form each shall be deemed to include the other in all cases where such form would apply. “Includes” and “including” are not limiting, and “or” is not exclusive.