To start off our discusstion on Contracts here are a few Defintions for a contract you might enter in to.

  • DEFINITIONS. In this Agreement:
    • "Agreement" means this Incidental Work Order together with any schedules and change orders;
    • Contractor Group” means Contractor, its affiliates and subcontractors and their respective officers, directors, employees, consultants and agents and where applicable, may mean any one of them;
    • "Discoveries" means all tangible and intangible property, inventions, developments, improvements, techniques, technologies, know-how, processes, compositions, devices, formulas, protocols, software, designs and original works of authorship, together with all reports, information, videos, photographs, manuals, charts and models, drawings and data developed or produced in relation to any of the foregoing;
    • "Facilities" means the facilities which are to be constructed through or as a result of the performance of the Work;
    • "Goods" means all machinery, materials, equipment, tools, apparatus, consumables and supplies that are to be incorporated into and form part of the Work;
    • "Intellectual Property" means all patents, trademarks, copyrights or other intellectual property rights in and to any Discoveries;
    • "Losses & Liabilities" means any and all losses, penalties, fines, interest, fees, damages, costs (including legal costs on a solicitor and own client basis and deductibles paid by Owner relating to a claim arising in connection with this Agreement against Owner’s insurance policies), lawsuits, claims, demands, proceedings, expenses and charges suffered, sustained, paid, commenced, threatened, or incurred;
    • "Owner’s Environmental Reference Manual" means the Environmental Reference Manual posted by the Owner on the ISNetworld website (www.isnetworld.com) which the Contractor hereby acknowledges having read and agreed to through the ISNetworld platform, as such manual may be amended from time to time;
    • Owner Group” means Owner and its affiliates and their respective officers, directors, employees, consultants and agents and where applicable, may mean any one of them;
    • "Owner’s Health and Safety Manual" means the Health and Safety Manual posted by the Owner on the ISNetworld website (www.isnetworld.com) which the Contractor hereby acknowledges having read and agreed to through the ISNetworld platform, as such manual may be amended from time to time;
    • "Rates" means the rates, fees and other amounts set forth in Schedule B – Rates, except to the extent that such Rates have been amended by a contract amendment;
    • "Site" means Owner’s project site, location of the Facilities or Owner’s other business premises upon which all or any of the Work is to be performed; and
    • "Taxes" means any and all taxes, duties and assessments levied by any governmental authority in respect of the performance of the Work, including all withholding, income, gross receipt, profits, gains, franchise, transportation, property, use, excise, consumption and entry taxes as well as any employment related assessments;