Founders Live Media Inc.
Last modified on August 10, 2020
Founders Live Media Inc. (referred to hereinafter as, “Founders Live”, or “Company,” or “we,” or “us,” or “our”), gives individuals, entrepreneurs and businesses access to an online platform designed to grow businesses by giving them global exposure, and connecting entrepreneurs, investors, partners, employees, and co-founders through their online profiles (the “Services” or “Founders Live Pro”). The Services are made available through our websites located at https://pro.founderslive.com (“Site”). This Agreement applies to all visitors of our Site and all users of our Services.
By accessing the Services and Site, you agree to comply with this Agreement, and that your visit and/or use of the Services, and any dispute directly arising out of your use or misuse, will be governed by this Agreement, unless agreed upon otherwise in writing by both parties.
Nothing in these Terms of Service shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits. If you do not wish to accept a change to this Agreement, your sole remedy is to cease use of the Services and Site, and delete or cancel your account or profile with us. The modified Agreement will become effective immediately unless otherwise stated. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any changes to this Agreement will not apply to any dispute between you and us arising prior to the effective date of any such change(s).
“Payment Information” shall mean any credit card, financial, checking, digital online account information, and associated information required to process charges, fees, refunds, and/or transactions.
“Account Information” shall mean username, names, addresses, email address, business name, business address, business email, website information, log-in credentials to third party affiliates required to provide access our Services, and other information explicitly required to create an account with Us.
“User Content” shall mean any content, personal information, business related information, product information, sensitive information, Account Information, applications, derivative works, code, images, videos, testimonials, logos, trademarks, posts, product images, photos, reviews, or other assets uploaded or inserted to Your Profile or data that users provide to be made available through the Services.
- Service Provided. Our Services are intended to build a community and platform where businesses, investors, individuals and entrepreneurs can connect to grow their businesses and visions. We do not guarantee that users using our Services will be successful in connecting with investors or receiving any funding. We do not represent our users in any agency, legal, or formal capacity, and our Services are not intended to facilitate, offer or solicit any type of securities offerings. The information provided through our Services is to be used for informational-purposes only and should not be considered as any offer to purchase or solicitation related to any securities offerings. We are not responsible in any way for any misrepresentation or dissemination of false or misleading information related to a user and its product or service offerings or related company information.
- Levels of Services. We offer different levels of Services from which you may choose according to your needs. You may select from among our Services by reviewing our Site at https://www.founderslive.com and agreeing to purchase one or more of the Services or subscriptions. The expectations, deliverables, fees, and objectives of each Service level are shown generally on the Site, however, such descriptions are not exclusive and may be supplemented or amended from time to time by Us.
- Professional Membership
- Professional Membership Service: This is monthly or annual service level that provides users with (1) general access to the platform; and (2) the ability to submit profile information required to create a Profile and be listed on Startups Index, where user can be discovered by investors, employees, co-founders, partners and other members.
- Fee: In order to get access to the Professional Membership Service, you must pay a monthly or annual fee at the time of signing up on our Site (“Professional Membership Fee”). We reserve the right to change the Professional Membership Fee from time-to-time at our sole discretion, with notice to you.
- Startup Membership
- Startup Membership Service: This is monthly or annual service level that provides users with (1) general access to the platform; (2) the ability to submit profile information required to create a Profile and be listed on Startups Index, where user can be discovered by investors, employees, co-founders, partners and other members; (3) the ability to edit, update and have control over their Profile; (4) the ability to be qualified for pitching events; (5) access to pitching preparation resources and training; (6) access to investment and capital resources offered by Founders Live; and (7) access to the Founders Live Marketplace.
- Fee: In order to get access to the Startup Membership Service, you must pay a monthly or annual fee at the time of signing up on our Site (“Startup Membership Fee”). We reserve the right to change the Startup Membership Fee from time-to-time at our sole discretion, with notice to you.
- Signing Up.In order to sign up for the Services, you will need to create an account (“Account”) or fill out a one-time online form (“Online Form”). Whether through the Online Form or otherwise, You may need to provide Us with certain information, including, without limitation, Your name, email address, credit card information, website information, company information, telephone numbers, Account Information, User Content, Payment Information (“Sign Up Information”) and grant Us access to any third party analytics tools and/or software required (“Website Access”) for Us to provide the Services. We will use the Sign Up Information to create your company’s online profile on the platform (“Profile”). By providing us with the Sign Up Information, you hereby agree and give us the right and permission to create and publish a Profile on your behalf. Depending on the Service Level you choose, you may or may not have access to edit, modify, amend or add to your Profile.
- Fees. In order to receive the Services, you will need to pay the fees applicable to the Service level you choose. We reserve the right to change all listed fees for the Services at any time and for any reason. No refunds are provided for fees paid, unless agreed upon otherwise.
- Payments and Late Fees.Annual fees shall be paid upfront upon signing up for the Services. Monthly fees shall be paid on a monthly recurring basis, within 30 days of the previous payment. By clicking the “I accept” button on the Site, you agree to the processing of any Payment Information, financial information and/or credit card information, and you authorize us to charge your account to pay the fees in order to receive the Services. In the event that your credit card or other payment method on file is declined when payment comes due, we shall have the right to suspend Services and/or Your Account until the amount due is received. Any payment due under this Agreement which is not paid in full when due or as provided otherwise in writing, shall be subject to a late payment charge of 1.5%, and shall thereafter bear interest at a rate of 18% per annum until paid. Should Founders Live be required to take additional action to collect the unpaid amount due, you shall be liable for all costs and fees with the collection, including without limitation attorneys’ costs and fees.
- Refund Policy. We do not provide refunds, partial or full, unless agreed upon otherwise in writing. If you cancel your Account with us during your monthly or annual term, you will not receive a refund or pro-rated funds. Instead, you will still have access to the Services, your Profile and your Account until the end of that term.
- No Guarantee. We do our very best to provide the most accurate information possible on our Site and through our Services, but it is impossible to guarantee accuracy of all the information, data, products, profiles, and services discoverable on our Site or provided through our Services. Therefore, we do not, and at no point in time in the future, guarantee that our information, data, products and services offered through our Site is bug-free, error-free, up to date, accurate, usable, will improve profits, investment opportunities, growth, and/or revenue for your business, or appropriate to your needs. We are not responsible or liable for the outcome of your use of our Services or Site, and will not be liable for any loss of revenue, loss of business, loss of users, loss of investment opportunities, loss of investment or adverse consequences to Your business.
2. ELIGIBILITY; USE LIMITATIONS
- Types of Users. Anyone may visit the Site (“Visitor”) and/or sign up for the Services (“User”), so long as they are the owner, or employee, officer, or director with the required authorization, of the website and/or company being submitted for the Services. Depending on the type of Service level you sign up for on our Site, you may have different (1) payment method, fees and rates; and (2) obligations and liabilities, outlined herein. In addition, depending on the type of Service level that you sign up for, you may be subject to additional terms. If you sign up to use our Services on behalf of someone else, you represent and warrant that you have full legal authority and rights to enter into this Agreement on behalf of the user, entity and/or individual. If you are not authorized to act on behalf of a company, other entity or other user, you shall not accept the terms of this Agreement, and you shall not have access to the Services or use an Account on behalf of someone else. Breach of this section shall be grounds for immediate termination of any related Account or Profile.
- Age Limitations and Required Consents. The Site and Services are available only for individuals who are 13 years of age or older. By accepting this Agreement, you hereby agree that you are above the age of 13. If You are thirteen (13) or older but under eighteen (18) years of age or otherwise considered a minor (“Minor”), (or the legal age of majority where you reside if that jurisdiction has an age of majority older than eighteen (18)), You must review the terms of this Agreement with your parent or legal guardian to make sure that both you and your parent or guardian understand and agree to this Agreement, and your parent or legal guardian must accept this Agreement on your behalf. If you are a parent or legal guardian agreeing to this Agreement on behalf of and for the benefit of a Minor, then you agree to, and accept full responsibility for that Minor’s use or misuse of the Site and Service. We do not permit use by, nor do we knowingly collect information from, persons under the age of thirteen (13). Breach of this section shall be grounds for immediate termination of any related Account or Profile.
- Limitations on Users and Currencies. We reserve the right to limit, revoke, suspend or deny, in our sole discretion, payments made by users from certain countries or locations (“Limited Locations”). We shall provide written notification to users who are attempting to pay or transact from these Limited Locations. We also reserve the right to deny the use of certain currencies, including digital currencies, in our sole discretion. Any currency conversion that is required for any transaction or sale on the Site or through the Services shall be the responsibility of the payment gateway system we are using at that time. Founders Live only accepts payments in United States’ Dollars (USD), and any and all currency conversions shall be converted into USD. Failure to pay the full amount required, after any currency conversion, shall be considered a material breach of this Agreement and grounds for immediate termination.
3. USER ACCOUNTS AND ONLINE FORMS
- We reserve the right to reject any Online Form submission and/or deny providing Services to you, at any time and in our sole discretion. You shall be solely responsible for the information you provide on any Online Form. Providing false or misleading information in the Online Form shall be grounds for rejection or denial of Services.
- Cancelling Services. In most cases, if you have an Account or have purchased recurring Services, you may cancel your Account or the Services at any time and for any reason by emailing Us at email@example.com. If you cancel your Account or the Services within a 30-day billing cycle, you will still have access to your Account, the Account Information, Services and any User Content on Your Account, if your Service level allows. However, you shall pay any and all outstanding fees for the month in which you cancelled Your Account. Failure to pay the entire fees due at the time you elect to cancel shall be considered a material breach of this Agreement and shall be grounds for immediate termination. We reserve the right to keep, maintain and use the Profile information, Account Information, User Content and all other data and information for internal business purposes only upon cancellation. Please note that cancelling, suspending or terminating your Account will not automatically delete your Profile from the platform. If you’d like to delete your Profile from the Services, Site or platform, you may do so by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Account Obligation. You hereby agree to the following:
- You shall give Us permission to continue to publish your Profile on our Site, Services and platform in the even that you terminate your Account with us;
- Any information, including Payment Information, Sign Up Information and Account Information, you provide to Us in connection with a request for access to the Services shall be accurate, up-to-date and complete at all times, and you will update such information as necessary to keep it accurate, up-to-date, and complete, if possible;
- You shall not share your Account Information with any third party, and you shall be solely responsible for keeping your Account Information confidential;
- You shall be responsible and liable for all activity that occurs on or in connection with your Account;
- You shall promptly notify us in writing if you believe that an unauthorized third party may be using or have access to your Account Information;
- We will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of your failure to maintain the security of your Account Information, or for unauthorized access to your Account caused by you; and
- We may suspend, revoke, or limit your rights to access the Services if you fail to comply with the terms of this Agreement in any way, or if we suspect or have reason to believe that you are not in compliance with the law, related policies and/or this Agreement.
- Additional Responsibilities. You shall:
- Be responsible for submitting accurate User Content and Sign Up Information through the Online Form;
- Be responsible for your Account Information’s accuracy, quality, and the legality of your Account Information, if applicable;
- Ensure your Online Form information or Account Information does not infringe on or violate the legal rights of any person or entity, or interfered with any agreement your have with another third party;
- Ensure your User Content complies with this Agreement and all applicable laws;
- Handle any claims relating to or arising out of your User Content; and
- Properly, and in accordance with applicable law, handle, process, and respond to notices sent to you by any person claiming that your User Content or Sign Up Information violates such person or entity’s rights.
4. USER CONTENT: WARRANTY, LICENSE, RESTRICTIONS AND REMOVALS
- User Content.When transmitting or submitting information, Sign Up Information, Account Information, and User Content to the Services, you retain all intellectual property rights and ownership to your User Content. No transfer of ownership is created between you and us, for your User Content or vice versa. However, so that we can operate, market and promote the Services effectively, you hereby grant us, by submitting your User Content, Sign Up Information and creating a Profile on the Site, a perpetual and irrevocable, worldwide, fully paid-up and royalty free, non-exclusive, unlimited license, including the right to sublicense and assign to third parties, and right to copy, reproduce, fix, adapt, modify, improve, translate, reformat, create derivative works from, manufacture, introduce into circulation, commercialize, display, publish, distribute, transfer, rent, lease, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, or provide access to electronically, enter into computer memory, and use and practice, in any way now known or in the future discovered, your User Content and Sign Up Information, as well as all modified and derivative works thereof in connection with your Profile, Services and/or Site (“User Content and Profile License”). To the extent permitted by applicable laws, you hereby covenant not to assert against us any moral rights you may have in any of your User Content, Profile or Sign Up Information. You agree that we may use your User Content and Profile for marketing and promotions of Services, provided we do not use your trademarks, personally identifiable information, and sensitive information without your prior written approval. The rights you grant in the User Content and Profile License are for the purpose of operating, marketing, promoting, and improving our Services and to develop new, features, services and/or products. You must have the necessary rights to grant us this User Content and Profile License for any User Content or information that you provide to us, both directly and indirectly. This User Content and Profile License shall not terminate upon the termination or expiration of this Agreement, or in the event that you cancel, suspend or terminate your Account.
- Restrictions on Use and User Content.We reserve the right to cancel your Account with us at any time for any reason in our sole discretion. User Accounts may be cancelled, and legal action may be taken by us against you, for several reasons, including but not limited to:
- Submitting information, websites and/or content that you do not own or have the required legal license or rights to submit;
- Submitting any unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, bigoted, racially offensive, obscene, or otherwise objectionable User Content;
- Any sexually explicit User Content;
- Language or user conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or international law or regulation;
- Posting any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, “spam,” or junk mail, including “chain letters” and “pyramid schemes”;
- Submitting any User Content that is alleged to infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary right;
- Uploading a virus or User Content designed to disrupt, limit, or damage any functionality of any computer software, hardware or server;
- Misuse of the Services and the data and analytics provided by us;
- Uploading fraudulent or materially misrepresented Account Information and/or Payment Information; or
- If we in our judgment and sole discretion deem it appropriate.
- Prohibited Activities. Unless you have our express written consent, you shall not, and will not attempt to:
- Use our Services or Site to submit, store, transmit, or process malicious code, worms or viruses;
- Upload or provide false, illegal, or unauthorized User Content, Account Information or Sign Up Information, including but not limited to, making misleading or false material statements to other users;
- Use our Services to submit, store, transmit, or process User Content that is or may be: (a) threatening, harassing, degrading, hateful or intimidating; (b) libelous or defamatory; (c) fraudulent, tortious or unlawful; (d) obscene, indecent, pornographic or otherwise objectionable; or (e) infringing of any person’s rights, any applicable laws, or your obligations to any third party;
- Use our Services to submit, store, transmit or process User Content that would give rise to criminal or civil liability or that encourages unlawful activity;
- Gain unauthorized access to Our Services, or to Our systems or networks;
- Interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of our Services, or third-party content contained therein;
- Impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity in connection with our Services;
- Reverse engineer, disassemble, or decompile our Services or apply any other process or procedure to derive the source code of any software included in our Services or Site;
- Unless otherwise provided, remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notice from our Services or Site.
- Removal of User Content and Requests.We take the rights of others very seriously. If You have any concerns that User Content or someone else’s Profile is improper or infringing, please contact Us at email@example.com, and if you would like the content or Profile removed, please provide us with:
- A detailed description of the objectionable content, including where it is located;
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that the poster does not have permission to use the said objectionable content;
- A statement that you are the owner, or exclusive agent of the owner, of the objectionable content;
- Your contact information, including telephone number and physical address, and;
- A signed and sworn statement, under penalty of perjury, you’re your statements above are true to your knowledge.
- In certain instances, some of your removed or edited User Content may not be completely removed, and copies of your Profile or User Content may continue to exist on the system or Site’s server, and other locations belonging to us. Copies, or meta copies, of User Content and information is solely used for purposes associated with our Services and Site.
- Termination. Either party to this Agreement may terminate this Agreement, unless agreed upon otherwise in writing by both parties: (a) if the other party files a voluntary petition for bankruptcy or a petition or answer seeking a reorganization; (b) if the other party has filed against it an involuntary petition for bankruptcy that has not been dismissed within 60 days thereof; (c) if the other party becomes insolvent, admits in writing its inability to pay its debts as they mature, or makes an assignment for the benefit of its creditors; (d) if the other party applies for or consents to the appointment of a receiver, trustee or liquidator for substantially all of its assets or such receiver, trustee or liquidator is appointed for the other party; or (e) upon the occurrence of a material breach of the terms of this Agreement by the other party, if such breach is not cured within 7 days after written notice identifying the matter constituting the material breach is provided by the non-breaching party.
- Effect of Termination. Upon termination of this Agreement:
- All licenses granted from Us to You shall terminate immediately;
- Upon request, each Party will promptly return to the other party or delete all tangible embodiments of confidential information of such party in its possession, custody or control;
- You will delete all stored content received from us through the use of the Services; and
- You shall pay all outstanding fees and payments due at the time of termination.
Notwithstanding the above, each party may retain a copy of this Agreement and such other confidential information of the other party as reasonably required for legal and auditing purposes. We may request that you certify in writing your compliance with this Section.
6. LICENSE GRANTS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
- Our Intellectual. The Site and materials offered or delivered to you through the Services, and any platform through which we provide our Services, is the intellectual property of Founders Live and/or its licensors, unless we have acknowledged otherwise in writing. We hold all rights, titles, and interests in Our Site and Services and any works associated with or created by our Services, including without limitation, all customized technology, base technology, manuals, logos, source code, images, videos, data, algorithms, patents, photos, trademarks, trade dress, informational material provided through Our Services or on our Site, and any resources, marketing material, data, research, analytics, reports, articles, domain names, user database, business methods, research methods, referral lists, databases, updates, copyright (collectively referred to as, “Intellectual Property”) that we provide you for the benefit of or as a result of using Our Services. Nothing in this Agreement or through your use of our Services shall be construed to be a transfer or grant of title, ownership or rights to our Intellectual Property, except as expressly agreed upon in writing by both parties.
- Feedback. While visiting or using the Site and/or Service, you may from time-to-time provide us certain materials, communications, suggestions, comments, improvements, ideas or other feedback to us related to our Site and/or Service (“Feedback”). You hereby grant to us all rights, titles and interests in and to any Feedback that you make to us concerning the Site and/or Service. In the event this grant is not sufficient for us to fully realize and use the Feedback, you grant us a royalty-free, worldwide, transferable, sub-licensable, irrevocable, perpetual license to use and incorporate into the Site and Services any of your Feedback. By providing Feedback, you are representing that the Feedback is not subject to any intellectual property claim by a third party or any license terms which would require products or services derived from that Feedback to be licensed to or from, or shared with, any third party.
- Case Studies and Service Results License. Confidential Information withstanding, you hereby grant us a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, fully paid-up and royalty free, non-exclusive, assignable, sub-licensable license, to display, publish, copy, perform, and distribute any end product, case study results and/or results attained from using our Services (“Service Results”), on our Site, and in other promotional materials, for the purpose of marketing, promoting and advertising our Services (“Case Studies and Service Results License”). We shall have the right to use and display your company name and logo as our client unless you withdraw your consent in writing.
7. THIRD PARTY CONTENT AND TOOLS
- Some of the data and other content that is made available to you via the Site and/or Service may be provided by a third party with the intent that it be used by You (“Third Party Content”). Such Third Party Content remains the property of its source. You should review any Third Party Content and service agreements to make sure you agree with their services, policies and terms, including those which we may provide to you from time to time regarding Third Party Content used in delivery of the Services. Except as otherwise expressly provided, no license or transfer of interests, rights, or titles shall be granted by using the Third Party Content on the Site or through the Service. We are under no obligation to ensure that those Third Party Content and services work error-free, are accurate and are up-to-date.
- The Services may include third party content and/or hyperlinks to websites, resources, or content owned or operated by third parties, over which we have no control. We are not responsible for the accuracy or availability of such third-party content or such sites or resources or for any content, advertising, products, or material on or available from such third party’s sites or resources. We are not responsible or liable for any damages that you may incur, directly or indirectly, as a result of your use of, and/or in reliance upon, any such third-party content, sites, or resources. You are responsible for reviewing such third party’s policies regarding use and/or reliance upon such third-party content, sites, or resources.
- In order to provide better our Services and Site, we may use analytics and tracking tools, such as, without limitation, Google Analytics. We are not responsible for the data practices of such third parties, and suggest you review their terms and privacy policies carefully before accepting and using Services.
8. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SETFORTH ABOVE, USE OF OUR SERVICES AND SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK, AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS THAT RESULTS FROM SUCH USE. OUR SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY WARRANTED. APART FROM THE EXPRESS, LIMITED, WRITTEN WARRANTIES PROVIDED. WE AND OUR LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS AND CONTRACTORS, IF ANY, EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE PERFORMANCE OF ANY THIRD PARTY, INCLUDING ANY PARTNER, AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICES IN AN ACCURATE AND TIMELY MANNER. NEITHER WE NOR ANY OF OUR LICENSORS MAKE ANY WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE, UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, PROVIDE YOU WITH ANY BENEFIT, OR ERROR-FREE. NEITHER WE, NOR ANY OF OUR LICENSORS, MAKES ANY WARRANTY AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES, AS TO THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE SERVICES, OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE SERVICES IN WHOLE OR IN PART, INCLUDING ANY SOFTWARE, WILL BE CORRECTED. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF OUR SERVICES’ CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO OUR SERVICES’ AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR MONETARY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SERVICES, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION, DATA, PAYMENT INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SERVICES, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SERVICES BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SERVICES, OR MADE THROUGH THE SITE. WE DO NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SERVICES, AND WE WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SAFEKEEPING OF ANY PAYMENT INFORMATION USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE SERVICES. WE DO NOT STORE OR PROTECT YOUR PAYMENT INFORMATION AND WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOST OR THEFT OF YOUR PAYMENT INFORMATION FOR ANY REASON.SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE OUR SERVICES, INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA OF ANY KIND, LOSS OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE, WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES ALLEGEDLY ARISING FROM THE COMPROMISE OR LOSS OF YOUR ACCOUNT INFORMATION, PAYMENT INFORMATION OR FUNDS, OR LOSS OF OR INABILITY TO RESTORE ACCESS FROM YOUR BACKUP, OR FOR MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELAYS, DEFECTS AND/OR ERRORS IN THE TRANSMISSION OF TRANSACTIONS OR MESSAGES TO THE NETWORK OR SERVER, OR THE FAILURE OF ANY MESSAGE TO SEND OR TO BE RECEIVED BY THE INTENDED RECIPIENT IN THE INTENDED FORM. FURTHER, WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY THIRD PARTY CONTENT UPLOADED ONTO OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SITE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN ANY EVENT, THE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF US TO YOU SHALL NOT EXCEED THE NET AMOUNT OF FEES PAID BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE DURING THE 12-MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DATE OF YOUR CLAIM.
11. GENERAL TERMS
- Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington, as if performed wholly within the state and without giving effect to the principles of conflict of law.
- Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, invalid or unenforceable, the provision shall be modified by the court and interpreted so as best to accomplish the objectives and intent of the original provision to the fullest extent permitted by law, and the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall remain in effect. If such construction is not possible, the invalid or unenforceable portion will be severed from this Agreement but the remainder of the Agreement will remain in full force and effect.
- Survival. The sections which, by their nature, shall survive the termination or expiration of this Agreement, include, without limitation: License Grants and Intellectual Property, Disclaimer and Warranties, Limitation of Liability, Indemnity, and General Terms.
- Assignment. You may not assign, delegate or sublicense any of your rights or obligations hereunder, whether by operation of law or otherwise, without our prior written consent. Any assignment or transfer in violation of this Section will be void. We shall have the right to assign this Agreement without cause and at any time, so long as we provide written notice to you. Notice shall be considered proper and complete by email and/or posting notice to the Site. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services thereafter, shall be deemed acceptance of any new terms and the assignment.
- No waiver. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision or of any other right or provision. All waivers must be in writing to be effective.
- Notices to You. We may provide you with notices regarding the Services, including changes to this Agreement, by email to your email address (and/or other alternate email address associated with your Account if provided), or by posting on the Site. Notices that are provided by email will be effective when we send the email. It is your responsibility to keep your email address current. You will be deemed to have received any email sent to the email address then associated with your Account when we send the email, whether or not you actually receive the email.
- Electronic Transactions. You consent to receiving electronic communications and notifications from us in connection with your use of the Services and this Agreement. You agree that any such communication will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that such communications be in writing.
- Relationship.The parties acknowledge and agree that any relationship between the us and a user is that of an independent contractor and nothing in this Agreement or related to the Services shall be construed to create a partnership, joint venture, agency or employer/employee relationship.
- Force Majeure. Neither party shall be liable to the other party for failure or delay in performing its obligations under this Agreement when such failure or delay is due to any cause beyond the control of the party concerned, including (but not limited to) acts of God, pandemics, war, riots, governmental orders or restrictions, provided that upon cessation of such events such party shall thereupon promptly perform or complete the performance of its obligations hereunder.