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    Trust and Safety

    Gigfisher community is built around trust and your safety of our users.

    A lot of work happens behind the scenes at Gigfisher to keep the community safe but we also offer key tips so that you can also use the site safely, whether buying or selling services.

    Hiring Safely

    1. Choosing a Freelancer

    You will find lots of information available about the Freelancer on Gigfisher to help you choose wisely including:

    Feedback reviews, a key tool to see the track record of the Freelancer from other jobs completed on Gigfisher, Ratings, Year’s of experience, Testimonials from clients, Social connections, verified links to the individual’s Facebook or LinkedIn account can provide an extra layer of trust, Portfolio, examples of the Freelancer’s work.

    2. Keep communications in the Comment Board

    The comment board is a tool to keep track of all communications connected with a particular Job.

    A comment board is created immediately a new project is posted. If there is any confusion it is also an important record to refer back to, and in the unlikely event that you need Gigfisher support to resolve a Dispute with a Freelancer, the Comment Board is used as the sole indisputable evidence to determine a fair outcome.

    3. Payment for Job Done

    When work has been completed your Freelancer will raise an invoice to you, Once you have checked the work delivered and you are happy that it has been fully completed before you can make full payment.

     

    Freelance Safely 1.

    1. Dream Job or too good to be true?

    Is the pay amazing and you have to do very little in return? As attractive as it may seem be wary of such dream jobs, particularly if you haven’t worked with the Clients before. If you have any doubts then as hard as it can be, it’s often safer to steer clear. Also be cautious of any clients requesting free samples of work or suggesting free trials with promises of larger work; if the samples in your portfolio aren’t sufficient then make sure to always send samples with suitable watermarks or in low resolution (if applicable).

    2. Ensure convenient working agreement

    Be sure that the work agreement such as Payment method, Job brief, Project timeline, travels etc.. are convenient enough before starting the project.

    3. Keep communications in the Comment Board

    The Comment Board is a tool to keep track of all communications connected with a particular project including any key agreements such as deliverables and timeline. If there is any confusion it is also an important record to refer back to, and in the unlikely event that you need Gigfisher support to resolve a Dispute, the Comment Board is used as the sole indisputable evidence to determine a fair outcome.

    4. Avoid exchanging personal details

    Avoid exchanging personal contact details as much as possible, particularly before your bid has been accepted. Be very careful when you share your bank details, forms of identity or address details with anyone you “meet” online whether even on Gigfisher or elsewhere.

    Report abuse / Get Help

    Our Customer Support Force are on hand to provide you with advice if you are unsure about anything and also to take fast action on any rogue individuals threatening the safety of the community. Alternatively you can quickly report problems to us by clicking on “Drop us a line ” you will find on the foot of the site.