Terms & Conditions
This Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. Driver Agreement is herein made between you and Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. These agreements are applicable conditions to your provision of Services through the Lynkup Taxi Service’s Platform.
Driver Fare. As a Driver, you will be paid for each ride you provide to the Riders. Your fare as a Driver for a completed ride consists of a base fare amount plus waiting time, travel time, and the actual distance of the ride, as measured by Lynkup Taxi Service Inc.’ technology. Each completed trip will be displayed on the driver dashboard. Passengers will not be able to see what your earnings are as these are personal. Some Drivers will have a predetermined rate (such as a flat rate or contracted trip). In situations where a Rider cancels your ride in violation of Lynkup Taxi Service’ cancellation policy, Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. may charge the Rider a cancellation fee on your behalf. Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. makes no guarantee, representation or warranties concerning the amount of earning that each Driver will receive on a daily or weekly basis. Your earnings are subject to change in Lynkup Taxi Service Inc.’ discretion and any such changes shall be published on the website and or on your Driver dashboard. By continuing to use the Lynkup Taxi Service Platform, you are hereby agreeing to the following:
Additional Payments to You. In addition to the Driver Fare, the following payments will be made available to you, if applicable: (i) any and all tips provided by a Rider to you, (ii) any and all tolls or surcharges we collect for remittance to you, (iii) any damage charges that we may collect on your behalf, (iv) any bonuses or incentives you earn based on your provision of Services, and (v) any other payments or cash incentives we choose to award you based on our predetermined evaluation of your services.
Payments, Adjustments and Settlement. Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. will collect all payments owed to you by Riders through our payment gateways provided by their parties and you agree that the receipt of such payments by Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. satisfies the payer's obligation to you. Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. reserves the right to adjust or withhold all or a portion of Fare or any other such payment owed to you (except tips)based on the following; (i) if we reasonably believe that you have attempted to defraud or abuse Riders, Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. or Lynkup Taxi Service Inc.’ payment systems, or (ii) You deliberately took an inefficient route or failed to properly end a trip in the Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. application when the ride was over. Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. will endeavor to be fair in its operations and decisions at all times. We will use reasonable efforts to ensure that your Driver Fare and any other payments to you will be paid to you on a weekly basis. You acknowledge and agree that all payments owed to you shall not include any interest and will be net of any amounts that we are legally required and or allowed to withhold.
Rider Fare Charges. Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. will charge the Rider an amount calculated or determined by Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. application on your behalf of Services you perform for Riders. Fares shown to Riders at the time of booking, are mostly estimates, as other variables during travel, may alter said quoted fare. Riders may so elect to add an additional tip to you on top of the Rider Charges. The tip shall be paid entirely to you and shall be considered separate from the Rider Charges.
Our Service Fees. Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. provides a Platform and other services to you in order to operate as a part of the company. In exchange for your use of the our Services, you agree to pay Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. (and or permit Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. to retain) a service fee, which is based on each ride you provide. The Service Fee is a set amount for each ride. The Platform Fee shall be a variable amount equaling the Rider Charges minus: (i) the Driver Fare, (ii) any tolls or surcharges we collect for remittance to you, (iii) the Service Fee, (iv) any Third Party Fees that Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. collects, and (v) any bonuses or incentives you earn based on your provision of Services.
Payment Processing. Our payment service is provided by Stripe and is subject to the Stripe Connected Account Agreement, which is available at https://stripe.com/us/connect-account/legal). This also includes the Stripe Services Agreement (available at https://stripe.com/us/legal). Your use of the Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. Platform to receive payment proceeds, is an affirmation of your agreement to be bound by the Stripe Terms, and we are not responsible for any present or future modification that Stripe may make periodically. As a condition of the use of Stripe payment gateway and your use of Lynkup Taxi Service Inc., you authorize Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. to obtain all necessary access and perform all necessary activity on your Stripe Connected Account to facilitate your provision of Services as contemplated by the Agreement and your relationship with Lynkup Taxi Service Inc.. In order to accurately process your payments for the use of our services, you agree to provide accurate and complete information about you and your business and authorize Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. to share it and transaction information with our payment gateway, Stripe for the purposes of facilitating of the payment processing services they provide. Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. reserves the right to change payment processing vendors, add payment vendors, or use alternate or backup vendors in its discretion.
Promotions and Coupons. Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. may, at its discretion or frequency, offer promotional or other Coupons to Riders, or provide discount rides based on quantities or other factors as Lynkup Taxi Service Inc.’ management authorize. Any such discount, promotions, etc., shall not be deducted from the driver’s income. Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. may choose to sell passes or subscriptions on your behalf in order to generate additional leads for your Services, thus increasing your income potential.
Payment Days and Terms. Lynkup Taxi Service Inc. agrees to make payments to all drivers weekly on Tuesdays. All rides given will be calculated from Mondays to Sundays and will be deposited to the account you provided, and we have on file. You are expected to submit your banking information (name on account, account number, bank name, & routing number) upon signup or emailed to Lynkuptaxi@gmail.com immediately after signup and or Driver approval process is completed.