Independent contractor agreement
I. The Parties.

This Agreement is made between a business entity known as Six Bits Media LLC with a mailing address of 650 Warrenville Rd Suite 100, Lisle, IL 60532 ("Client")
AND
("Contractor")

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WHEREAS the Client intends to pay the Contractor for services provided, effective

under the following terms and conditions.

II. Services.

The Contractor agrees to perform the following:

hereinafter known as the "Services".

III. Payment.

The Client agrees to pay for the Services performed by the Contractor as follows:

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Residual Commission Requirements

The above-stated residual (for as long as the customer will be in use of the purchased monthly/weekly package, while Contactor is active with Six Bits Media) commissions are applicable if:
●   Following up with clients;
●   Picking up calls from clients and calling back ASAP if missed calls;
●   Responding to clients' emails & text messages;
●   Calling clients immediately in case of any issues and matters;
●   1st-month weekly, and upcoming months, monthly client follow-up calls for as long as the client will be in use of the purchased service;
●   Discussing clients' success, issues, and matters;
●   Coming up with solutions and help along with the Six Bits Media team;
●   Building up Six Bits Media's reputation and long-term relationship with clients.
●   Taking client testimonials ($50 per 5-star Google review / $100 per approved video testimonial)
●   Asking the client to refer Six Bits Media to other companies (1/2 from the above upfront one-time commission for each new customer taken through referral).

Notes

●   The above-stated commissions are established for an undetermined period and are not a fixed amount, being subject to change in time due to various possible reasons, like unpredictable Client-related changes, or changes in the market.
●   If two Six Bits Media Contractors are involved in the process of closing the deal, then the above-stated commissions will be split evenly between the Contractors.

IV. Two Dates.

The Services provided by the Contractor shall continue on an ongoing basis with no end date and not due on a specific date but to be completed within a reasonable time frame in accordance with industry standards.

V. Expenses.

The Contractor shall be responsible for all expenses related to providing the Services under this Agreement. This includes, but is not limited to, supplies, equipment, operating costs, business costs, employment costs, taxes, Social Security contributions/payments, disability insurance, unemployment taxes, and any other cost that may or may not be in connection with the Services provided Contractor.

VI. Independent Contractor Status.

The Contractor, under the code of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), is an independent contractor, and neither the Contractor's employees nor contract personnel are, or shall be deemed, the Client's employees.

In its capacity as an independent contractor, Contractor agrees and represents:
●   Contractor has the right to perform Services for others during the term of this Agreement; Contractor has the sole right to control and direct the means, manner, and method by which the Services required by this Agreement will be performed. Contractor shall select the routes taken, starting and ending times, days of work, and order in which the work is performed.
●   Contractor has the right to hire assistants as subcontractors or to use employees to provide the services required under this Agreement.
●   Neither Contractor nor the Contractor's employees or personnel, shall be required to wear any uniforms provided by the Client.
●   The Services required by this Agreement shall be performed by the Contractor, Contractor's employees, or personnel, and the Client will not hire, supervise, or pay assistants to assist the Contractor.
●   Neither Contractor nor Contractor's employees or personnel shall receive any training from the Client in the professional skills necessary to perform the services required by this Agreement.
●   Neither the Contractor nor Contractor's employees or personnel shall be required by the Client to devote full time to the performance of the Services required by this Agreement.

VII. Business Licenses, Permits, and Certificates.

The Contractor represents and warrants that all employees and associated personnel shall comply with federal, state, and local laws requiring any licenses, permits, and certificates necessary to perform the Services under this Agreement.

VIII. Federal and State Taxes.

Under this Agreement, the Client shall not be liable for:
●   Withholding FICA, Medicare, Social Security, or any other federal or state withholding taxes from the Contractor's payments to employees or personnel or make payments on behalf of the Contractor;
●   Making federal or state unemployment compensation contributions on the Contractor's behalf; and
●   The payment of all taxes incurred related to or while performing the Services under this Agreement, including all applicable income taxes and, if the Contractor is not a corporation, all applicable self-employment taxes. Upon demand, the Contractor shall provide the Client with proof that such payments have been made.

IX. Benefits of Contractor's Employees.

The Contractor understands and agrees that they are solely responsible and liable for all benefits that are provided to their employees including, but not limited to, retirement plans, health insurance, vacation time-off, sick pay, personal leave, or any other benefit provided.

X. Unemployment Compensation.

The Contractor shall be solely responsible for the unemployment compensation payments on behalf of his employees and staff. The Contractor shall not be entitled to unemployment compensation in connection with the Services performed under this Agreement.

XI. Workers' Compensation.

The Contractor shall be responsible for providing all workers' compensation insurance on behalf of their employees. If the Contractor hires employees to perform any work under this Agreement, the Contractor agrees to grant workers' compensation coverage to the extent required by law. Upon request by the Client, the Contractor must provide certificates providing workers' compensation insurance at any time during the performance of the Service.

XII. Indemnification.

The Contractor shall indemnify and hold the Client harmless from any loss or liability from performing the Services under this Agreement.

XIII. Termination of Agreement.

The Client or Contractor may terminate this Agreement, including any obligations stated hereunder, with reasonable cause by providing written notice of:
●   A material breach of the other party; or
●   Any act exposing the other party to liability to others for personal injury or property damage.

XIV. Option to Finish.

The Client and Contractor shall have the option to terminate this Agreement at any time.

XV. Exclusive Agreement.

This entire Agreement is between the Client and Contractor.

XVI. Resolving Disputes.

If a dispute arises under this Agreement, any party may take the matter to an Illinois state court.

XVII. Confidentiality.

The Contractor acknowledges that it will be necessary for the Client to disclose certain confidential and proprietary information to the Contractor in order for the Contractor to perform their duties under this Agreement. The Contractor acknowledges that disclosure to a third party or misuse of this proprietary or confidential information would irreparably harm the Client. Accordingly, the Contractor will not disclose or use, either during or after the term of this Agreement, any proprietary or confidential information of the Client without the Client's prior written permission except to the extent necessary to perform services on the Client's behalf.

Proprietary or confidential information includes, but is not limited to:
●   The written, printed, graphic, or electronically recorded materials furnished by Client for Contractor to use;
●   Any written or tangible information stamped "confidential," "proprietary," or with a similar legend, or any information that Client makes reasonable efforts to maintain the secrecy of business or marketing plans or strategies, customer lists, operating procedures, trade secrets, design formulas know-how and processes, computer programs and inventories, discoveries, and improvements of any kind, sales projections, and pricing information; and
●   Information belonging to customers and suppliers of the Client about whom the Contractor has gained knowledge as a result of the Contractor's services to the Client.
●   Upon termination of the Contractor's services to the Client, or at the Client's request, the Contractor shall deliver to the Client all materials in the Contractor's possession relating to the Client's business.
●   The Contractor acknowledges that any breach or threatened breach of confidentiality of this Agreement will result in irreparable harm to the Client for which damages would be an inadequate remedy. Therefore, the Client shall be entitled to equitable relief, including an injunction, in the event of such breach or threatened breach of confidentiality. Such equitable relief shall be in addition to Client's rights and remedies otherwise available at law.

XVIII. Proprietary Information.

Proprietary information, under this Agreement, shall include:
●   The product of all work performed under this Agreement ("Work Product"), including without limitation all notes, reports, documentation, drawings, computer programs, inventions, creations, works, devices, models, works-in-progress, and deliverables, will be the sole property of the Client, and Contractor hereby assigns to the Client all right, title, and interest therein, including, but not limited to, all audiovisual, literary, moral rights and other copyrights, patent rights, trade secret rights, and other proprietary rights therein.
●   Contractor retains no right to use the Work Product and agrees not to challenge the validity of the Client's ownership in the Work Product; Contractor hereby assigns to the Client all right, title, and interest in any and all photographic images and videos or audio recordings made by the Client during Contractor's work for them including, but not limited to, any royalties, proceeds, or other benefits derived from such photographs or recordings; and
●   The Client will be entitled to use Contractor's name and/or likeness use in advertising and other materials.
●   I agree with respect to Client's property and/or inventions. I hold rights to all my inventions unless I am compensated for my inventions and have agreed to transfer to Client in an independent agreement.

XIX. No Partnership.

This Agreement does not create a partnership relationship between the Client and the Contractor. Unless otherwise directed, the Contractor shall have no authority to enter into contracts on Client's behalf or represent the Client in any manner.

XX. Assignment and Delegation.

The Contractor may assign rights and may delegate duties under this Agreement to other individuals or entities acting as a subcontractor ("Subcontractor"). The Contractor recognizes that they shall be liable for all work performed by the Subcontractor and shall hold the Client harmless of any liability in connection with their performed work.

The Contractor shall be responsible for any confidential or proprietary information that is shared with the Subcontractor in accordance with Sections XVIII & XIX of this Agreement. If any such information is shared by the Subcontractor to third (3d) parties, the Contractor shall be made liable.

XXI. Governing Law.

This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois.

XXII. Severability.

This Agreement shall remain in effect in the event a section or provision is unenforceable or invalid. All remaining sections and provisions shall be deemed legally binding unless a court rules that any such provision or section is invalid or unenforceable, thus limiting the effect of another provision or section. In such cases, the affected provision or section shall be enforced as so limited.

XXIII. Breach Waiver.

Any waiver by the Client of a breach of any section of this Agreement by the Contractor shall not operate or be constructed as a waiver of any subsequent breach by the Contractor.

XXIV. Entire Agreement.

This Agreement, together with any attachments or addendums, represents the entire agreement between the parties. Therefore, this Agreement supersedes any prior agreements, promises, conditions, or understandings between the Client and Contractor.

Contractor
Client

Six Bits Media
President
Grigore Guzun
(331) 208-9834
(779) 234-8558
info@sixbitsmedia.com

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