Legal Terms


Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Terms of Use

The following are the terms and conditions (the "Terms") for the use of the Cyber Pop-up website, Cyber Pop-up services, and any related material (collectively the "Site"). The Terms describe when and how you (the “Site Visitor”) are allowed to access and use the Site. These terms are considered a subset of the Cyber Pop-up Terms of Service.


With each visit to the Site you signify your agreement to these Terms.

These Terms were last modified on November 21, 2023.

Cyber Pop-up owns the Cyber Pop-up trade name, brand and trademark and websites.  Cyber Pop-up Material is defined as any intellectual property, legal materials, documents, web pages, software, products, web links, email, information, or any other materials provided by or previously provided by Cyber Pop-up or the Site, including any portion thereof. Cyber Pop-up Services is defined as any work provided or received through the Site.

If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms, you are not granted authority to use or access the Site or Cyber Pop-up Material.


You agree not to use any Cyber Pop-up Material and Cyber Pop-up Services for any purpose which is against any law in your jurisdiction or for any purpose which would not give full effect to the Terms even if that purpose is otherwise allowed under the Terms.

You agree to use the Website in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

You are solely responsible for all activities conducted through your account on the Website.

You represent and warrant that your User Content does not violate any third-party rights, including copyright, trademark, privacy, or publicity rights.

Cyber Pop-up provides a limited license to use the Site which can be terminated effective immediately upon notice.


All copyright, trademarks (including its distinguishing guise and/or trade dress), and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) of Cyber Pop-up Material belong to Cyber Pop-up and its suppliers. Cyber Pop-up reserves all of its rights in the Cyber Pop-up Material. Nothing in the Terms grants you a right or license to use any intellectual property rights owned or controlled by Cyber Pop-up or any other third party except as expressly provided in these Terms.

In addition, Cyber Pop-up Material contains information and intellectual property selected and organized by Cyber Pop-up and represents significant work made by Cyber Pop-up. Nothing in the Terms should be construed as granting any license or right to use any Cyber Pop-up Material or intellectual property displayed or used in any Cyber Pop-up Material except as expressly provided in the Terms.

You agree to the following:

  1.  the Cyber Pop-up Material is the property of Cyber Pop-up and its suppliers;
  2. You will not use the Cyber Pop-up Material for any purpose other than as expressly permitted in these Terms;
  3. You will not distribute in any medium any Cyber Pop-up Material without Cyber Pop-up prior written authorization or as expressly provided these Terms.
  4. any distribution or past distribution of any Cyber Pop-up Material that violates these Terms is subject to liquidated damages in an amount equal to that which would be payable by a copyright infringer for knowingly copying a work, and based on each page of any website which uses Cyber Pop-up Material being a separate work under the Copyright Act and each access of a page of a website by a customer being a separate publication of a work.
  5. Cyber Pop-up shall have the right to represent its suppliers in any dispute.



The Site is available for users to enter into short-term service relationships, make and receive payments, and receive and provide freelance cybersecurity services. We do not make any representations or warranties with respect to any information that is posted on the Site by us or anyone else. You should independently verify the accuracy of any content.


You may not use, or encourage, promote, facilitate, instruct or induce others to use, the Site or Cyber Pop-up Services for any activities that violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation; for any other illegal or fraudulent purpose or any purpose that is harmful to others; or to transmit, store, display, distribute or otherwise make available content that is illegal, fraudulent or harmful to others.

Federal law prevents Cyber Pop-up from facilitating completion of projects or working with freelancers in certain countries. These countries include North Korea, Iran, Cuba, Syria, Crimea, and any other country added to the U.S. sanctions program list

No matter where you reside, you are responsible for complying with any work authorization requirements that may apply to you. We are not able to advise you on whether you can use Cyber Pop-up, and you are fully responsible for non-compliance stemming from your use of the Site.


The following are examples of uses that are prohibited on the Site or when using the

Cyber Pop-up Services:

  • Seeking, offering, promoting, or endorsing and services, content, or activities that:
  • are defamatory, illegal, profane, vulgar, threatening, unlawfully discriminatory, illegal, pornographic, obscene, or sexually explicit in nature;
  • would violate the intellectual property rights, such as and including copyrights, of another person, entity, service, product, or website;
  • would violate (a) Cyber Pop-ups Terms of Service, (b) the terms of service of another website or any similar contractual obligations, or (c) the academic policies of any educational institution;
  • are harassing another person based on the person's inclusion in a protected class as defined by applicable law;
  • Fraudulent or misleading uses or content, including:
  • fraudulently billing or attempting to fraudulently bill any Client or Freelancer
  • Misrepresenting your profile, experience, skills, or information, including by representing another person’s profile, or parts of another person’s profile, as your own;
  • using a profile photo that misrepresents your identity or represents you as someone else;
  • impersonating any person or entity
  • falsely stating or implying a relationship with Cyber Pop-up or with another company with whom you do not have a relationship;
  • allowing another person to use your account, which is misleading to other users; or
  • falsely stating that one freelancer will perform the work on a job when another will in fact perform the work, including submitting a proposal on behalf of a freelancer that is unable, unwilling, or unavailable to do the work;
  • Duplicating or sharing accounts;
  • Attempted to gain access to unauthorized accounts or groups on the site
  • Selling, trading, or giving an account to another person
  • Sharing or soliciting contact information, such as email, phone number, or Skype ID, in a profile or job post;
  • Directly or indirectly, advertising or promoting another website, product, or service or soliciting other users for other websites, products, or services, including advertising on Cyber Pop-up to recruit Freelancers and/or Clients to join an Agency or another website or company;
  • interfering or attempting to interfere with the proper operation of the Site or Cyber Pop-up Services or any activities conducted on the Site;
  • bypassing any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Site or any subparts of the Site, including, without limitation, features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content or enforce limitations on use of the Site or the content therein;
  • attempting to interfere with or compromise the system integrity or security or decipher any transmissions to or from the servers running the Site;
  • using any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means to access the Site for any purpose without our express written permission;
  • attempting to or interfering with or compromising the system integrity or security or deciphering any transmissions to or from the servers running the Site;
  • collecting or harvesting any personally identifiable information, including Account names, from the Site;
  • attempting to or imposing an unreasonable or disproportionately large load (as determined in Cyber Pop-up’s sole discretion) on the Site’s infrastructure; Introducing any invalid data, virus, worm, or other harmful or malicious software code, agent, hidden procedure, routine, or mechanism through or to the Site that is designed to or known to cause to cease functioning, disrupt, disable, harm, or otherwise impair in any manner, including aesthetic disruptions or distortions, the operation of (or to allow you or any other person to access or damage or corrupt data, storage media, programs, equipment, or communications or otherwise interfere with operations of or on) the Site or any software, firmware, hardware, computer system, or network of Cyber Pop-up or any third party;
  • accessing or attempting to access the Site or Cyber Pop-up  Services by any means or technology other than the interface provided; or
  • framing or linking to the Site or Cyber Pop-up Services except as permitted in writing by Cyber Pop-up
  • Conduct or actions that could jeopardize the integrity of or circumvent the Site:
  • attempting to or actually reverse engineering, modifying, adapting, translating, preparing derivative works from, decompiling, interfering with the operation of, or otherwise attempting to derive source code from any part of the Site
  • Accessing or using the Site to build a similar service or application, identify or solicit Cyber Pop-up users, or publish any performance or any benchmark test or analysis relating to the Site


Your website use is also governed by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated by reference into these Terms. Please review our Privacy Policy to understand how we collect, use, and protect your personal information.

How We Share Your Information: We may share your information in various ways, including internally with our parent, subsidiary, and affiliate entities, and with service providers who assist us in operating our platform. If you are a freelancer, we may also share your information with potential customers seeking your services, and conversely, if you are a business customer, we may share information about you and your company with interested freelancers. Additionally, we may share personal information with business partners, such as social media sites, advertisers, and insurance carriers when providing services related to cyber insurance policies. In the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of our business, your information may be shared with successors. We may also disclose your information to comply with legal requirements, protect our interests, or respond to government requests or investigations. Finally, we may share your information for reasons not explicitly mentioned here or as directed by your requests.



We reserve the right but do not assume the obligation, to investigate any potential violation of the Terms of Service and to remove, disable access to, or modify any content on the Site. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. Cyber Pop-up retains the right to prohibit organizations, groups, or individuals, or yourself from using its websites or Cyber Pop-up Material or Cyber Pop-up Services at its discretion.

Cyber Pop-up reserves the right to terminate or suspend your access to the Website at any time, without notice, for any reason.

You agree to only use the Site as a customer. Licenses granted are subject to these Terms, and are non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable. The rights granted under these Terms are granted to you only.



If you become aware of any violation of these Site Terms or Use, you must immediately report it to us at You agree to assist us with any investigation we undertake and to take any remedial steps we require in order to correct a violation of these Site Terms of Service.



If a person providing contract work (the “Freelancer”) and the entity purchasing the service (the “Client”) are connected through the Cyber Pop-up Services or the Site, both parties are prohibited from conducting direct transactions with each other for freelance security services outside of the Site for up to two years after the initial connection. However, Freelancers are allowed to be hired full-time with Clients, in which case direct work is allowed.



Except as expressly provided in these Terms, to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, Cyber Pop-up Material and Cyber Pop-up Services are provided "as is" without any kind of warranty.

You accept full responsibility for determining whether Cyber Pop-up Material and Cyber Pop-up Services are suitable for any particular purpose and for protecting yourself against any possible consequential damages.

Except as expressly provided in these Terms or where prohibited by law, we are not responsible for any loss, injury, claim, liability, damage, or consequential damage related to your use of Cyber Pop-up Material and Cyber Pop-up Services, or for inaccessibility of Cyber Pop-up Material and Cyber Pop-up Services whether from errors or omissions in the content of Cyber Pop-up Material and Cyber Pop-up Services or any other linked sites or for any other reason. Use of Cyber Pop-up Material and Cyber Pop-up Services is at your own risk.

Cyber Pop-up does not represent or warrant that Cyber Pop-up Material, the Site or any linked sites are free of any harmful materials.



Except as expressly provided in these Terms or where prohibited by law, the maximum liability of Cyber Pop-up is the amount paid to Cyber Pop-up by the customer; however, where Cyber Pop-up has provided a Freelancer to complete a service, the maximum liability of Cyber Pop-up for any Cyber Pop-up Services is the portion of the amount retained by Cyber Pop-up specifically for the Cyber Pop-up Services as calculated by Cyber Pop-up.

Cyber Pop-up shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with your use of the Website.


Except where prohibited by law, you agree to indemnify and hold Cyber Pop-up, its directors, officers and employees, harmless from any actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses including legal fees, asserted by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Site or Cyber Pop-up Material or Cyber Pop-up Services.



Except where prohibited by law, the Terms are governed by the laws of Illinois. Except where prohibited by law, you irrevocably attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Illinois.



Subject to exceptions specified herein, if you and Cyber Pop-up are unable to resolve any dispute by informal negotiations, then any resolution of this dispute will be conducted exclusively by binding arbitration.

A request for appointment of an arbitrator must be made in writing. Upon receipt of the written request, Cyber Pop-up will have 120 days to choose and appoint an independent and impartial arbitrator. The arbitration will be held in Chicago, IL.

The cost of the binding arbitration proceedings and any proceeding in court to confirm or to vacate any arbitration award, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, will be borne by the unsuccessful party and will be determined and awarded by the arbitrator.

Exceptions to the use of binding arbitration are as follows: Cyber Pop-up may bring forth a lawsuit, without using binding arbitration, should the lawsuit involve intellectual property infringement or injunctive relief.



You will not seek to have the dispute heard as a class action, private attorney general action or in any other proceeding in which either party acts or proposes to act in a representative capacity. Arbitration or any other proceeding to resolve any dispute, in any forum, will be conducted solely on an individual basis and not combined with another without the prior written consent of all parties to all affected arbitrations or proceedings.



Except that you must be informed in a reasonable manner regarding any pricing increase, Cyber Pop-up may, in its sole discretion, change these Terms at any time. Other terms and conditions are only valid when signed in writing by an authorized Cyber Pop-up officer.



If any term, covenant, condition or provision of these Terms is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void or unenforceable, such provision is to be excluded to the extent of such invalidity or unenforceability and all other provisions will remain in full force and effect; and, to the extent permitted and possible, the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed replaced by a provision that is valid and enforceable and that comes closest to expressing the intention of such invalid or unenforceable provision.



No failure or delay, on the part of Cyber Pop-up, in exercising any right or power under these Terms will operate as a waiver of such right or power.



Except as explicitly set forth in this agreement, these Terms and any content included on the Site, constitute the whole agreement between you and Cyber Pop-up. notwithstanding any:

  1. Cyber Pop-up Material other than this Agreement,
  2. communication between you and Cyber Pop-up, including telephone, email and online chat assistance, or
  3. announcements, newsletters or promotional materials from Cyber Pop-up.


If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms, please contact us at