Deal Acceleration Terms of Service
These Terms of Service are a legal agreement ("the Agreement") between you and Deal Acceleration, Inc. ("Deal Acceleration") stating the terms that govern your use of the Deal Acceleration Service which connects business or consumer account owners (Registrants - defined as any businesses or consumers who sign up for one or more Deal Acceleration accounts) and their products, services or solutions, to business or consumer account owners which can provide them a single or possibly a broad range of business products or services (the "Service") and have them available to search, find and communicate with Companies and any signed up entities listed on the Deal Acceleration web site. Business accounts consist of any individuals, corporations, or other entity which sells products or services and sets up searchable profiles on their dealacceleration.com account. A consumer account consists of an individual or individuals whose account does not include a searchable profile.
All persons or entities can view available services under the Deal Acceleration Services pages and profiles or anywhere these pages are shared and are publically viewable. Deal Acceleration also provides a broad range of communication, opportunity management and other tools to help registrants manage their accounts and opportunities. Deal Acceleration also provides services and supporting tools to help companies drive new leads and revenue opportunities utilizing Deal Acceleration tools. Deal Acceleration may also provide a premium service which manages a Company's corporate deal flow process. Please read the entire Agreement carefully. You must accept and abide by the terms of the Agreement as presented in order to use the Service. Changes, additions, deletions or counteroffers will not be accepted.
Deal Acceleration recommends each consumer and business to use campaigns, sharing or what other relevant and appropriate vehicles you think will drive the relevant audience type and quantity to your Deal Acceleration profile. Deal Acceleration takes no responsibility for who will visit your profile or that they will be the right audience for your profile. You agree that you are solely responsible for all user activity associated with your profile. You agree to hold Deal Acceleration harmless for the quality and quantity of users you attract to your profile.
Deal Acceleration has two profile types: business and consumer.
Business profiles are defined as companies, government, for-profit, non-profit, retail, wholesale, commercial, industrial, sole proprietor, business units, divisions, teams, groups, and any other entities that have goods and services offered for sale.
Also business can utilize their business profiles to solve business problems. For example, a business unit can use Deal Acceleration tools and profiles to solve front and back office business needs like finding distributors, accountants, and to capture market information.
Consumer profiles are defined as any individual wanting to use the Deal Acceleration tools and services as described in this policy. Consumer profiles are not authorized for selling products or services.
Business profile users can also have consumer profiles and consumers can also create business profiles for the purpose of selling products and services.
Deal Acceleration recommends that you or your company patent, copyright or trademark all proprietary information prior to entering it on this web site.
Deal Acceleration highly recommends that business or consumer account owners with product ideas, designs, or any other information which might be considered proprietary, confidential or other, should submit for patent, copyright or trademark those products, ideas, brands, etc. Deal Acceleration will take no responsibility for other entities who might infringe upon the ideas, products, names or any other proprietary or confidential information which might be released, stolen, copied or any other infraction which can occur between two parties. All parties agree to hold Deal Acceleration harmless if any such infraction should occur.
User Account and Service Security
Account and Password
As a user of the Service, you may receive or establish an Account ("Account"). You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your Account. You should not reveal your Account information to anyone else, and must not use, or attempt to access or use anyone else's Account. You are entirely responsible for all purchases and other activities that occur on or through your Account, and you agree to immediately notify Deal Acceleration of any unauthorized use of your Account or any other breach of security. Deal Acceleration shall not be responsible for any losses arising out of unauthorized use of your Account.
You understand that the Service, and products purchased through the Service, such as advertising, monthly service fees, premium services, software and other copyrightable materials ("Products"), includes a security framework using technology that protects digital information.
Product and Service Requirements
You acknowledge that use of Products requires other hardware and software tools (for example, for making copies of Products on physical media and rendering performance of Products on authorized digital player devices), and that such hardware and software is your sole responsibility. Deal Acceleration takes no responsibility and you agree to hold Deal Acceleration harmless if your hardware or software is infected by any virus, Trojan, or other code which would be considered damaging to any of your hardware or software. You agree to use this web site and its content and tools, at your own risk and agree to hold Deal Acceleration harmless for any such concerns.
No right, title or interest in any Deal Acceleration software, mobile applications, documents, files, data, code, presentations, logos or other information you may view or save, copy or other are granted as part of the DealAcceleration.com web site. You agree to utilize the Deal Acceleration content and tools as well as the information, logos, documents or any other materials only as authorized by the Deal Acceleration web site in the manner for which they are intended. You also agree to contact the Company for which you intend to download or utilize any logos or any copyrighted, trademarked, patented or other materials of any kind, prior to downloading them.
You agree not to submit any malicious code, virus, or other software of any kind which would serve to damage, copy, create any intentional slowdown, shut down, or cause other performance issues with the Deal Acceleration Services. You agree that any such malicious actions will be grounds for immediate termination of your Account and that any type of malicious activity of any kind (for example, threats, harassing language, illegal exchanges, and the like as determined by Deal Acceleration management), will be dealt with to the fullest extent of the law and that no amount of money would be sufficient to compensate Deal Acceleration for any such intent.
To report abuse, please email us at [email protected].
You may not reproduce (except as noted above), publish, transmit, distribute, display, broadcast, re-broadcast, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, any of the Products, the Service or any related software. You may not reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, modify or disable any copy protection or use limitation systems associated with the Products. You may not sell or offer to sell the Products, including but not limited to, posting any Product for auction, on any Internet auction site.
The exception to the stated usage rules is the use of the authorized Deal Acceleration icon. Users can download and freely distribute this icon for the purpose of linking Deal Acceleration profiles to wherever the icon is located. The icon is not to be resold or distributed for sale.
Order Acceptance Policy: Other Restrictions
All Sales are final and all charges from those sales are nonrefundable, except as otherwise set forth in this Agreement.
In addition, the following restrictions apply to your purchase:
Age Requirement for use of the Service
The Service is available only for consumers who are at least eighteen (18) years of age. Deal Acceleration is relying on your representation that you are at least 18 years of age; Deal Acceleration would not enter this Agreement with you and would not allow you to access the Service but for your representation that you are at least 18 years of age. If you are under the age of 18 but at least 13 years of age, you may use the Service only under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by this Agreement. Deal Acceleration does not intentionally collect personal information about children under the age of 13. Children under the age of 13 may not use the Service and parents or legal guardians may not enter into to this Agreement on their behalf. If you are a parent or legal guardian entering into to this Agreement for the benefit of a child between the ages of 13 and 18, be advised that you are fully responsible for his or her use of the Service, including all financial charges and legal liability that he or she may incur. If you do not agree to (or cannot comply with) any of these terms and conditions, do not use the Service.
Agreement to Pay (Business or Individual Account)
Payment for Products and Services
- Your company may use all standard Deal Acceleration tools, available with no upfront fee. If your company uses any of the Deal Acceleration products or Services and if you are able to connect with any third-party Company or entity, and if you are able to close an opportunity, even in part because of the connection made or usage of any Deal Acceleration tools or services, then, You agree to pay a one-time fee of $49.99 per 12-month period. A "12-month period" refers to the 12 months starting on the date you sign up for your Deal Acceleration account to the same date 12 months from the sign up date. After that first twelve months the process starts over again and another fee would be charged for the next deal closed in the next 12-month period. Deal Acceleration requests that all $49.99 standard service fees be paid by credit card. Credit card information can be entered directly into your account in the My Finance page. Once your credit card information is entered, you can make payments for any balances due. Please contact Deal Acceleration Management if you have any questions regarding this. The annual fee applies only to the first opportunity you or your company win, based on the connection being made using Deal Acceleration services in full or in part, in any calendar year if you used Deal Acceleration standard products or services as listed above or in any other method which enabled your company to win a business engagement, opportunity, revenue or non-revenue generating agreement, whether in writing or not or other.
- Since the core purpose of Deal Acceleration is to help you connect with other businesses and given that you have no risk and only pay the 12-month fee when you win a deal, agreement or other with a third party, Deal Acceleration requires that this fee be paid within 30 days of your signing (and/or agreeing to the deal with a third party, if no written contract is included as part of your business transaction). Deal Acceleration may contact you regarding deal status, and you agree to disclose to Deal Acceleration any transactions or deals you do sign and or win in conjunction with the terms of this agreement.
- You agree to provide accurate and truthful communications to Deal Acceleration and agree to provide any supporting contracts, documents, or evidence required to validate any validation, denial or other to support any communication.
- The same 12-month fee applies to any wins your company may sign or agree to with any customer, client, agent or other which you win in conjunction with tools used to provide lists of leads, or other prospective clients which your company may win.
- You are required to report back to Deal Acceleration a minimum of once every 30 days with an updated report on the wins status and value associated with any wins. The 12-month fee must be paid within 30 days of the signing of a contract with your customer or the date the agreement is made, if no written contract is part of the transaction.
- In using the Deal Acceleration Products and Services you agree to pay Deal Acceleration the fee described above for the first win of any kind in accordance with the above terms. Deal Acceleration reserves the right to audit any cases where it believes that any false, misleading, or missing data that might serve the purpose of avoiding the payment of any owed fee for any Deal Acceleration Services received.
- If you place an Ad on the Deal Acceleration web site (fee negotiable), or add additional users to your Account) or make purchases through the Deal Acceleration Service, Deal Acceleration is authorized to bill your chosen payment method for any Products or Services purchased, and for any additional amounts (including any taxes and late fees, as applicable) as may be accrued by or in connection with your Account.
- If you place an Ad on the Deal Acceleration web site, your company, you agree to pay for any Ad placement or other fees agreed to between your company and Deal Acceleration. A written email agreement must be signed between companies which clearly outline all terms of placement, service, payment, duration and any other items which may be applicable. In accordance with the terms listed in this agreement, you agree to pay any fees above or which may be agreed to in writing between Deal Acceleration (including but not limited to any taxes and late fees, as applicable) as may be accrued by or in connection with your Account. All Ads must be paid in advance of the Ad going live on the Deal Acceleration web site. If the Ad is requested to be taken off the Deal Acceleration web site by the requestor for any reason, no refunds will be permitted under any circumstances.
- You can purchase profile placement rights ensuring that your profile appears amoung the profiles at the top of list. Contact [email protected] to discuss current pricing.
Deal Acceleration accepts payments only by Check, Bank Transfer, or Credit Card against a valid credit card or a valid Purchase Order.
You are responsible for the timely payment of all fees and for providing Deal Acceleration with a valid credit card or purchase order as a valid payment method for payment of all fees. If you choose to pay any charges or fees by credit card and want to designate a different payment method or if there is a change in your credit or card status, you must change your credit information online at the My Finance page after you log into your Account. (There may be a temporary disruption of your access to the Service until Deal Acceleration can verify the validity of the new credit card or other payment information, and until your Account is current.) If payment for any fees, services or other products becomes more than 30 days past due then Deal Acceleration may suspend your Account until your Account is considered paid and current. If your Account is suspended it will be re-enabled within 7 days of your Account becoming current.
Standard payment terms are net 30 in all cases unless otherwise agreed to in writing between Deal Acceleration management and your company. If payment is not received within 45 days of closure of a deal as outlined above, a 2% per month late fee will be automatically added to your Account balance. If payment is not received in full within 45 days, then an additional 2% fee will accumulate every thirty days on any outstanding balance. This fee is not negotiable. On any accounts which become past due, Deal Acceleration reserves the right to suspend temporarily, or permanently, at its discretion. Deal Acceleration wants to encourage the connection and enablement of business between Companies and so it will make every reasonable attempt to resolve past due accounts. If Deal Acceleration finds any Company falsifies or withholds accurate, truthful information, fails to pay or refuses to actively pursue making their Account current if requested by Deal Acceleration, then you agree that Deal Acceleration may take any steps necessary to receive payment in full for any outstanding accounts and may cancel or delete any Accounts it deems appropriate from the Deal Acceleration Service.
Electronic Signatures and Contracts
Your use of the Service includes the ability to enter into agreements and or to make purchases electronically. You acknowledge that your electronic submissions constitute your agreement and intent to be bound by such agreements and to pay for such purchases. Your agreement and intent to be bound by electronic submissions applies to all transactions you enter into on this Service, including notices of cancellation, policies, contracts, and sales tax.
Deal Acceleration monthly or connection fees, or advertising fees, will include any applicable sales tax based on the bill-to address and the sales tax rate in effect at the time of purchase. If the sales tax rate for the billing address changes before the Product or service is purchased, the new tax rate in effect at the time of purchase will apply. We will only charge tax in states and localities where music downloads are taxable. No customers are eligible for tax exemptions for purchases made on Deal Acceleration.
Deal Acceleration reserves the right to change any fees, or prices for Products or services offered at Deal Acceleration at any time with our without notice. We recommend you check back to the terms and conditions occasionally to verify that the terms have not changed.
For assistance with billing questions or other order inquiries, please refer to our online support page by clicking here. If you cannot find the answers you are seeking, you can contact us via email at: [email protected].
Consumer accounts are always free, all the time.
Delivery of Product
On occasion, technical and other problems may delay or prevent delivery of your Product. Your exclusive and sole remedy with respect to the Service being available is that we ensure that the Service shall be unavailable for no less than 72 hours per month, as determined by Deal Acceleration. Deal Acceleration agrees to do its best to ensure that its Services are available for use by its members. Deal Acceleration does not guarantee that its Service will not be interrupted due to acts of God or other malicious actions by third-parties. If any such actions or other should occur, Deal Acceleration will do its best to attempt to get its Services back up at the earliest possible time.
Acknowledgement of Ownership. You agree that the Service, including, without limitation, all software, software code, technology, web sites, mobile applications, text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, trade dress, logos, documents, audio or video files, artwork, compilation of content, postings, links to other Internet resources, and computer code comprising, incorporated in, appearing on, or used by the Service, together with the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, look and feel, and arrangement of all such elements of the Service, are owned by Deal Acceleration and or its licensors, and are protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, including but not limited to copyright, and that you will not use the Service or any element thereof in any way whatsoever except in strict compliance with the terms of this Agreement. No portion of the Service or any element thereof may be reproduced in any form or by any means. You agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, or create derivative works based on the Service or any element thereof, in any manner, and you shall not use the Service or any element thereof to trespass or burden network capacity.
UNAUTHORIZED USE OF ANY SOFTWARE USED BY THE SERVICE, OR ANY OTHER ELEMENT OF THE SERVICE, MAY SUBJECT YOU TO CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES, INCLUDING POSSIBLE MONETARY DAMAGES, FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT.
Deal Acceleration holds the right to resell, distribute or promote all business or consumer account owner intellectual property, content or other, for all materials uploaded to the Deal Acceleration web site. Upon upload of this intellectual property the owner of this intellectual property officially authorizes Deal Acceleration to perform said services. Any uploads to Deal Acceleration not authorized by the intellectual property holder is strictly forbidden and will be punishable to the fullest extent of the law.
Deal Acceleration and other trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with the Service are trademarks or registered trademarks in the U.S. and or other countries. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with the Service are the trademarks of their respective owners. You are granted no right or license with respect to any of the aforesaid trademarks and any use of such trademarks.
Deal Acceleration, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue the Service at any time and in any way, in whole or in part, with or without notice, and with no liability to you, including without limitation with respect to Products, content or other materials comprising a part of the Service. Deal Acceleration will not be liable for the removal of or disabling of access to any Products, content or other materials under this Agreement. Deal Acceleration further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate this Agreement with you and or your use of the Service (or any part thereof) at any time, with or without notice, for any or no reason. In particular, if you fail, or Deal Acceleration suspects that you have failed, to comply with any of the provisions of this Agreement, including but not limited to failure to make payment of fees due, failure to provide Deal Acceleration with a valid credit card or with accurate and complete Sign up Data, payment support information, if you list illegal or products or services which are inflammatory or could be viewed as not socially acceptable, failure to safeguard your Account information, or violation of the Usage Rules, Deal Acceleration, at its sole discretion, without notice to you may: (i) terminate this Agreement and or your Account, and you will remain liable for all amounts due under your Account up to and including the date of termination; and or (ii) preclude access to the Service (or any part thereof). As a user you are agreeing with and agree that you will not post, message on your profile, any third party blog walls, emails, profiles or other any content is considered abusive, hostile, illegal, or any other language or pictures that are considered unacceptable to Deal Acceleration , yourself or any third party. You or any other user can contact Deal Acceleration using the contact link to report any abuses. Deal Acceleration will act within 24 hours of the report to delete any content and or decide if it is in the best interest to disable a profile. There is a zero tolerance of any threats of physical harm, illegal or other seriously inflammatory or threatening language, pictures, videos or other.
Any user can cancel or delete their Deal Acceleration account at any time simply by deleting the account from the Edit Profile page. Please note that any balances due are still required to be paid by the account owner. Please see the Termination section above for more information. Also users can email Deal Acceleration at [email protected] and request your account to be deleted. As a user you are agreeing with and agree that you will not post, message on your profile, any third party blog walls, emails, profiles or other any content is considered abusive, hostile, illegal, or any other language or pictures that are considered unacceptable to Deal Acceleration , yourself or any third party. You or any other user can contact Deal Acceleration using the contact link to report any abuses. Deal Acceleration will act within 24 hours of the report to delete any content and or decide if it is in the best interest to disable a profile. There is a zero tolerance of any threats of physical harm, illegal or other seriously inflammatory or threatening language, pictures, videos or other.
All sections of this Terms of Service Agreement will survive termination of this Agreement.
General Compliance with Laws
The Service is controlled and operated by Deal Acceleration from its offices in the United States. You agree to comply with all local, state, federal, and national laws, statutes, ordinances, and regulations that apply to your use of the Service.
Enforcement of These Terms of Service
Deal Acceleration reserves the right to take steps Deal Acceleration believes are reasonably necessary or appropriate to enforce and or verify compliance with any part of this Agreement (including but not limited to Deal Acceleration's right to cooperate with any legal process relating to your use of the Service and/or Products, and/or a third-party claim that your use of the Service and/or Products is unlawful and/or infringes such third-party's rights). You agree that Deal Acceleration has the right, without liability to you, to disclose any Sign up Data and or Account information to law enforcement authorities, government officials, and or a third party, as Deal Acceleration believes is reasonably necessary or appropriate to enforce and or verify compliance with any part of this Agreement (including but not limited to Deal Acceleration's right to cooperate with any legal process relating to your use of the Service and/or Products, and/or a third-party claim that your use of the Service and/or Products is unlawful and/or infringes such third-party's rights).
No Responsibility for Third-Party Materials or Web Sites
Certain content, Products, and services available via the Service may include materials from third parties. In addition, Deal Acceleration may provide links to certain third-party web sites. You acknowledge and agree that Deal Acceleration is not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy of any such third-party material or web sites. Deal Acceleration does not warrant or endorse and does not assume and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or web sites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third parties. Links to other web sites are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you decide to link to any such third-party web sites, you do so entirely at your own risk.
Disclaimer of Warranties; Limitation of Liability
DEAL ACCELERATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE, REPRESENT, OR WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, AND YOU AGREE THAT FROM TIME TO TIME DEAL ACCELERATION MAY REMOVE THE SERVICE FOR INDEFINITE PERIODS OF TIME, OR CANCEL THE SERVICE AT ANY TIME, WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU. DEAL ACCELERATION DOES NOT REPRESENT OR GUARANTEE THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE FREE FROM LOSS, CORRUPTION, ATTACK, VIRUSES, INTERFERENCE, HACKING, OR OTHER SECURITY INTRUSION, AND DEAL ACCELERATION DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY RELATING THERETO. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR BACKING UP YOUR OWN SYSTEM.
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE AND ALL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES DELIVERED TO YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" FOR YOUR USE, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT, ALL OF WHICH ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THE ABOVE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES AND UNDER NO LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, WHETHER IN TORT, CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, SHALL DEAL ACCELERATION OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AGENTS, VENDORS OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT, DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, WORK STOPPAGE, ACCURACY OF RESULTS, OR COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, EVEN IF AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF DEAL ACCELERATION HAS BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL DEAL ACCELERATION BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF THE GREATER OF (1) THE FEES PAID BY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE DURING THE SIX MONTH PERIOD PRECEDING THE DATE ON WHICH THE CLAIM AROSE OR (2) $100.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND DEAL ACCELERATION HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR LIABILITY RELATING TO SUCH INFORMATION IN ANY WAY.
DEAL ACCELERATION MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT ANY PARTICULAR SOFTWARE, EQUIPMENT OR OTHER DEVICE OR SYSTEM WILL BE COMPATIBLE WITH THE PRODUCTS OR THE SERVICE OR THAT ANY SOFTWARE, EQUIPMENT OR OTHER DEVICE OR SYSTEM USING THE SERVICE WILL FUNCTION IN ANY MANNER. IT IS YOUR SOLE RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT YOUR SOFTWARE, EQUIPMENT AND OTHER DEVICES AND SYSTEM(S) WILL FUNCTION CORRECTLY WITH THE PRODUCTS AND THE SERVICE.
Waiver and Indemnity
By using the Service, you agree to indemnify and hold Deal Acceleration, its directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, and licensors harmless with respect to any claims arising out of any breach of this Agreement, your use of the Service, or any action taken by Deal Acceleration as part of its investigation of a suspected violation of this Agreement or as a result of its finding or decision that a violation of this Agreement has occurred. You cannot sue or recover any damages from Deal Acceleration, its directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, and licensors as a result of its decision to remove or refuse to process any information, Product, or content, to warn you, to suspend or terminate your access to the Service, or to take any other action during the investigation of a suspected violation or as a result of Deal Acceleration's conclusion that a violation of this Agreement has occurred.
Deal Acceleration reserves the right, at any time and from time to time, to update, revise, supplement, and otherwise modify this Agreement and to impose new or additional rules, policies, terms, or conditions on your use of the Service, with or without notice. Such updates, revisions, supplements, modifications, and additional rules, policies, terms, and conditions (collectively referred to in this Agreement as "Additional Terms") will be effective immediately and be incorporated into this Agreement. Your continued use of the Service following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the Additional Terms. All Additional Terms are hereby incorporated into this Agreement by this reference.
Governing Law; Remedies
The laws of the State of California, excluding its conflicts of law rules, govern these Terms and your use of the Service. Your use of the Service may also be subject to other local, state, national, or international laws. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or dispute with Deal Acceleration or relating in any way to your use of the Service resides in the courts of the State of California.
You understand and agree that any unauthorized use of the Service (including all elements thereof), the Products, or any related software or materials, would result in irreparable injury to Deal Acceleration and its affiliates or licensors for which money damages would be inadequate, and in such event Deal Acceleration, its affiliates and or licensors, as applicable, shall have the right, in addition to other remedies available at law and in equity, to immediate injunctive relief against you. Nothing contained in this paragraph or elsewhere in this Agreement shall be construed to limit remedies or relief available pursuant to statutory or other claims that Deal Acceleration, its affiliates and or licensors may have under separate legal authority, including but not limited to, any claim for intellectual property infringement.
Affiliate Partner Programs
Affiliate partners are subject to the terms and conditions in the individual affiliate contracts negotiated between the individual affiliate company and Deal Acceleration. Any Deal Acceleration fees, payments, or other obligations disclosed in these terms and conditions do not apply to affiliate partners. Instead, the terms and conditions of the individual affiliate contract will govern applicable fees.
Initially, Deal Acceleration will create and manage the business profiles necessary for each affiliate partner. If an affiliate partner user chooses to use their Deal Acceleration profile pages for other social media purposes, as outlined in this website, the affiliate partner users are subject to these standard Deal Acceleration terms and conditions as well as the terms and conditions stipulated in the applicable affiliate partner contract. (For example, the $49.99 fee defined by Deal Acceleration is waived for all affiliate partner user participation.)
Keeping your Information Private is Important to Deal Acceleration
Deal Acceleration takes protecting your privacy, as an important matter.
Our registered users share their business products and services information, engage with the Deal Acceleration network, communicate with businesses, post and view relevant content about products, services, and company information, and link to sites where customers can buy or find out more about products and services. Some content on some services can be seen by unregistered viewers. We believe our services help your business and consumers find businesses, products, and services and connect them to where users can successfully buy those products and services.
NOTE: Because all profile information can be shared and is visible in the social media space, Deal Acceleration cautions users to guard their personal information, as anything in your profile will be visible and shared. For example, Deal Acceleration recommends that consumers never post their addresses and phone numbers.
How we protect your privacy
We protect your personal information and will only provide it to third parties:
What Information Do We Collect and Who Controls It?
Personal information provided to or gathered by Deal Acceleration is controlled by Deal Acceleration. For more information, go to [email protected]
We collect your personal information in the following ways:
When you create an account with us, you provide us with information (including your name, email address, and password). We use this information to offer you a personalized, relevant experience on Deal Acceleration.
You can add information to your profile such as business name, address, URL, company, business product or service information or any other relevant business descriptive terms, along with logos, pictures, specific product or service information, pictures, links to where users can buy or find out more about your products and services. You can also enter messaging, promotional videos, audio, documentation, or other information that helps you promote and sell or to enable users to be able to connect with you to solve a wide variety of business problems, as long as it is legal.
Services That Sync with Deal Acceleration
We collect information when you sync non-Deal Acceleration content - like your email address book, mobile device contacts, or calendar - with your account. We use this information to improve your experience and better connect you to your network. Synced information can be removed at your discretion.
Other tools or planned additional features will be made available to sync your information with Deal Acceleration, and in conjunction with other third-party services. For example, Deal Acceleration's mobile applications may allow you to sync your device's calendar, email, or contacts applications with Deal Acceleration to show you the Deal Acceleration profiles of meeting attendees, email correspondents or your contacts.
Another example is software tools that allow you to see Deal Acceleration and other public social media information about the people you email or meet with and leverage Deal Acceleration, to help you grow your network. If you grant these products (mobile applications or other Deal Acceleration services that sync external email and calendar services) permission to access your email and calendar accounts, they may store some of your email header and calendar history information in order to match it to Deal Acceleration and other public social media profiles. Deal Acceleration's products that sync with external email services may also temporarily cache message content for performance reasons. However, this content is unreadable by Deal Acceleration and its service providers.
When you contact Deal Acceleration, we collect information to respond to your questions to better serve you. We also use this information to track potential problems and trends and customize our support responses to better serve you.
Using the Deal Acceleration Site and Applications
We collect information when you visit Deal Acceleration, use our mobile applications, and interact with advertising on Deal Acceleration.
We collect information when you access the Deal Acceleration websites, applications for example, Deal Acceleration email, social media application, connections to third-party websites and personal business websites, mobile applications, chat, social sharing applications or other Services. For example, we collect information when you view or click on ads, install a Deal Acceleration mobile application, view articles, products, services and other information on Deal Acceleration. If you are logged in on Deal Acceleration.com, Deal Acceleration may place cookies on your device to identify you, your usage information and other data as described in this policy. Even if you'¬re not logged into a Service, we log information about devices used to access our Services, including your IP address.
Using Third-Party Services and Visiting Third-Party Sites
We collect information when you use your Deal Acceleration account to sign in to other sites or services, and when you view web pages that include Deal Acceleration plugins.
We receive information when you use your Deal Acceleration account to log in to a third-party website or application. Also, when you visit a third-party site that embeds Deal Acceleration plugins, we receive information that those pages have loaded in your web browser. If you are logged in as a user when you visit sites with Deal Acceleration plugins, we use this information to recommend tailored content to you. Deal Acceleration will use this information to personalize the Deal Acceleration-provided functionality on third-party sites, including providing you insights from and share information with your Deal Acceleration network. Deal Acceleration may provide reports containing aggregated information to companies hosting Deal Acceleration plugins and similar technologies to help them measure Deal Acceleration-generated traffic to their websites.
We target ads to you on and off Deal Acceleration, based on information you included in your profile and your use of Deal Acceleration.
We target ads to users on and off Deal Acceleration through:
Deal Acceleration may show you a variety of sponsored content. If you take social action (for example, if you "like" or "comment" on the sponsored content), your action will be seen by other users, and other users who are shown the sponsored content after you have acted on it.
Deal Acceleration ads that are delivered on third-party sites contain the label "Ads by Deal Acceleration".
Information about Your Computer and Mobile Device
The devices and networks that you use to access Deal Acceleration generate information that we collect. We use this information to improve our Services and enhance security.
When you link to Deal Acceleration sites or applications, or when you view a plugin on a third-party site, we automatically receive the URL of the site from which you came or the one to which you are directed. Also, advertisers receive the URL of the page that you are on when you click an ad on Deal Acceleration. We also receive the Internet Protocol ("IP") address of your computer (or the proxy server used to access the web), your computer operating system details, your web browser type, your mobile device (including your mobile device identifier provided by your mobile device operating system), the operating system of the mobile device used to access Deal Acceleration, and the name of your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or mobile carrier. Your GPS-enabled devices may also provide location data which we may use to show you local information (for example, businesses in your area). You can prevent real time location data from being sent to Deal Acceleration on most mobile devices. Deal Acceleration will of course honor your settings.
Consent for Processing Your Information
Deal Acceleration Communications
We communicate with you using Deal Acceleration messaging, email, and other ways available to us. We may send you messages relating to the availability of the Services, security, finance, or other service-related issues. We also may send promotional messages to your Deal Acceleration inbox. You can change your email settings at any time.
We communicate with you through email, notices posted on the Deal Acceleration websites or applications, messages to your Deal Acceleration inbox, and other means available through the Services.%p %p Examples of these communications include:
With certain communications you send on Deal Acceleration, the recipient can see information such as your name, email address, and some network information.
Many communications that you initiate through Deal Acceleration (for example, an email requesting product information, or requests made through social media) will list your name and primary email address in the header of the message. Other communications that you initiate through the Services, like a request for product information, will list your name but not your personal email address contact information. Once you have connected with an individual, regardless of who sent the invitation, your internal contact information will be shared with that individual along with any information you post on your business or consumer social media or business profiles.
We use information you provide to us to customize your experience on Deal Acceleration. For example, when you sign in to your account, we may display the names of businesses that have landed on your website or profile pages. We also use aggregated information from your network and other users to show you content, such as product or service or business information relevant to you.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
Any information you put on your profile and any content you post on Deal Acceleration website application or on any of our mobile applications may be seen by others. We do not provide any of your non-public information (like your email address) to third parties without your consent, unless required by law, or as described in this Policy. Other people may find your Deal Acceleration profile information through search engines, or use services like Facebook in conjunction with your Deal Acceleration account. As a user you are agreeing with and agree that you will not post, message on your profile, any third party blog walls, emails, profiles or other any content is considered abusive, hostile, illegal, or any other language or pictures that are considered unacceptable to Deal Acceleration , yourself or any third party. You or any other user can contact Deal Acceleration using the contact link to report any abuses. Deal Acceleration will act within 24 hours of the report to delete any content and or decide if it is in the best interest to disable a profile. There is a zero tolerance of any threats of physical harm, illegal or other seriously inflammatory or threatening language, pictures, videos or other.
Deal Acceleration supports middleware providers that offer archiving solutions to firms subject to financial services regulation, which, with your permission, facilitate the archiving of your communications and other Deal Acceleration activity by a third party for compliance purposes. Content distributed through Deal Acceleration's sharing features and third-party integrations may result in displaying some of your personal information outside of Deal Acceleration. For example, when you post content to a Deal Acceleration social media messaging that is open for public discussion, your content, including your name as the contributor, may be displayed in search engine results. Also, if you have bound your Deal Acceleration account to your Twitter or your Facebook account, you can easily share content from Deal Acceleration to Twitter or Facebook, in accordance with your applicable account settings (which you may change at any time) and respective Twitter or Facebook policies. Further, Deal Acceleration allows third parties to search profile information using your email address or profile name information through its profile API.
Deal Acceleration Platform Services and Third Parties
Deal Acceleration works with developers to build platform applications using our developer tools. You can use the Deal Acceleration platform applications or not. If you have allowed a platform application access to your Deal Acceleration account, you can revoke that permission at any time.
We allow third parties to use Deal Acceleration's developer platform to offer services and functionality in conjunction with Deal Acceleration. These third-party developers have either negotiated an agreement to use Deal Acceleration platform technology or have agreed to our API and plugin terms in order to build applications. To inquire about integrating Deal Acceleration API and plugin terms, contact Deal Acceleration at [email protected]
We conduct surveys and polls. We may also help third parties do this type of research. Your participation in surveys or polls is voluntary. You may also opt out of getting invitations to participate in surveys.
Some third parties may target advertisements to you based on your answers. Deal Acceleration or third parties may follow up with you via email regarding your participation unless you have opted out of receiving email messages. We may use third parties to deliver incentives to you to participate in surveys or polls. If the delivery of incentives requires your contact information, you may be asked to provide personal information to the third party fulfilling the incentive offer, which will be used only for the purpose of delivering incentives and verifying your contact information. Providing this information is voluntary, as is whether you desire to take advantage of an incentive. Your consent to use any personally identifiable information for the purposes set forth in the poll or survey will be explicitly requested by the party conducting it. You may opt out of participating in surveys.
Deal Acceleration helps you search for people and businesses and their products and services and Deal Acceleration social media pages.
For example, you can find businesses or consumers and from their profile page you can send them email, read more about their business, products, and services, link to third-party websites where you can buy them, and also use our social media messaging service to interact directly with them regarding a wide variety of topics.
Testimonials, Success Stories, and Advertisements
If you provide any testimonials or success stories about our goods or services or place advertisements through the Deal Acceleration ads, we may post those testimonials, success stories, and examples of advertisements you place in connection with our promotion of these services to third parties. Testimonials, success stories, and advertisements may include personal information, such as your name, that you have provided. For more information about Deal Acceleration ads, please see the Deal Acceleration ads link in the Deal Acceleration web page footer.
Sales Solutions, Advertising, and Marketing
We offer customized premium search listing along with communications tools as part of our advertising, marketing, and sales solutions. These services allow business users to export limited information from public profiles, such as name, headline, current company, current title, and location (for example, San Francisco Bay Area), in order to effectively enable sales and marketing campaigns. All information in your profile is accessible by any other Deal Acceleration user. We do not provide non-Deal Acceleration email or other contact information to users nor do we authorize that information to be included in your Profile pages.
Pages for Businesses and Other Entities
Companies, people, and other entities can create pages on Deal Acceleration. If you access one of these pages, you'll be listed as part of the Deal Acceleration community, and non-identifiable information about you will be provided to the page's administrators.
Deal Acceleration allows all of its users to create pages dedicated to their brand, business, and mission. These pages are public, and any communications or information shared through them will be accessible by the entity that created them. If you save an organization's page to your favorites, you will be listed as having that business as a favorite, which can be viewed by others. Deal Acceleration uses aggregate information about viewers to provide data about its performance (for example, visits).
Legal Process Compliance and Other Disclosures
If compelled by law, subpoena, or other legal process, or if necessary to enforce our Terms and Conditions, we may disclose your personal information.
It is possible that we may need to disclose personal information, profile information, or information about your activities as a Deal Acceleration user when required by law, subpoena, or other legal process, or if Deal Acceleration has a good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to:
Change in Control or Sale of Deal Acceleration Corporation Resulting in Disclosures to Others
To help us with the Services, we may employ third parties.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Services (for example, marketing and development, maintenance, analysis, audit, etc.). These third parties will have limited access to your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated to Deal Acceleration not to disclose or use it for other purposes.
Your Choices and Obligations
You can change your Deal Acceleration information at any time by editing your profile, deleting content that you have posted, or by closing your account. You can also ask us for additional information we may have about your account.
You have a right to:
Note: Information you have shared with others (for example, through email, network updates, content sharing) or that others have copied may also remain visible after you have closed your account or deleted the information from your own profiles. Deal Acceleration content associated with closed accounts will show an unknown user as the source. In addition, you may not be able to access, correct, or eliminate any information about you that other users copied or exported out of Deal Acceleration, because this information may not be in our control. Your public profiles may be displayed in search engine results until the search engine refreshes its cache.
We keep your information for as long as your account is active or as needed. For example, we may keep certain information even after you close your account, if it is necessary to comply with our legal obligations, meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce this agreement.
Please respect our Terms and Conditions, our Policies, and all Deal Acceleration users.
As a user, you have certain obligations to other users. Some of these obligations are imposed by applicable law and regulations and others have become commonplace in communities of like-minded users such as Deal Acceleration:
You have to meet Deal Acceleration's minimum age of 4 years of age to create an account.
NOTE: Any users under 18 years of age must have an adult (a person over 18 years of age) to take responsibility to abide by the Terms and Conditions on behalf of the minor. Deal Acceleration assumes no liability or responsibility for minors who break the law or violate the provisions of the Deal Acceleration Terms and Conditions.
Please visit Deal Acceleration's Terms and Conditions for additional information about safely using Deal Acceleration.
We take privacy and security seriously and have enabled HTTPS access to our site, in addition to existing SSL access over mobile devices.
We have implemented security safeguards designed to protect the personal information that you provide in accordance with industry standards. Access to your data on Deal Acceleration is password-protected, and sensitive data (such as credit card information) is protected by SSL encryption when it is exchanged between your web browser and the Deal Acceleration Services. In addition to this level of security, Deal Acceleration advises that you select strong passwords. Deal Acceleration enforces a password at least eight characters long consisting of upper and lower case characters, numbers, and special characters. To protect any data you store on our servers, we also regularly monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, and we use secured-access data centers. However, since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to Deal Acceleration. Deal Acceleration does not guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that emails, instant messaging, social media messaging, chat, and similar means of communication with other users are not encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means. Please help keep your account safe by using a strong password.