A Relationship of Parties clause describes the relationship between the parties as a result of the agreement. Or, more commonly, it makes it explicit that that there is no special relationship between the parties (no partnership or employee/employer relationship for example. Often, this will be called a No Partnership clause, or an Independent Contractor clause.
The clause will also make it clear that neither party has authority to act on behalf of the other, or to legally bind the other party.
Relationship of the Parties
No Relationship. Nothing in this agreement creates any special relationship between the parties, such as a partnership, joint venture, or employee/employer relationship between the parties.
No Authority. Neither party will have the authority to, and will not, act as agent for or on behalf of the other party or represent or bind the other party in any manner.
Independent Contractor Status
Status. [PARTY B] is an independent contractor, and nothing in this agreement creates a partnership, joint venture, employer/employee, principal-and-agent, or any similar relationship between the parties.
No Authority. [PARTY B] has no authority to, and will not, act as agent for or on behalf of [PARTY A] or represent or bind [PARTY A] in any manner.
No Benefits. [PARTY B] will not be entitled to any of the benefits afforded to [PARTY A]'s employees.