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bizHive Terms and Conditions of Use

 
 

By signing up for the bizHive service (“Service”) or any of the services of bizHive LLC (“bizHive”), you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”). Any new features or tools which are added to the current Service shall be also subject to the Terms of Service. You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time at: http://www.bizHive.com/legal/terms.html. bizHive reserves the right to update and change the Terms of Service by posting updates and changes to the bizHive website. You are advised to check the Terms of Service from time to time for any updates or changes that may impact you.

 

Account Terms:

 

  1. You must be 18 years or older to use this Service.
  2. You must provide your legal name, current address, a valid email address, and any other information needed in order to complete the account signup process.
  3. You are responsible for keeping your password secure. bizHive cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to maintain the security of your account and password.
  4. You may not use the bizHive service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose nor may you, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws) as well as the laws of the US and its states.
  5. You are responsible for all activity and content (data, graphics, photos, links) that is uploaded under your bizHive account.
  6. You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.
  7. A breach or violation of any of the Account Terms as determined in the sole discretion of bizHive will result in an immediate termination of your services.

 

General Conditions:

 
You must read, agree with and accept all of the terms and conditions contained in this User Agreement and the Privacy Policy before you may become a member of bizHive.

  1. We reserve the right to modify or terminate the Service for any reason, without notice at any time.
  2. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
  3. Your use of the Service is at your sole risk. The Service is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any warranty or condition, express, implied or statutory.
  4. bizHive does not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free.
  5. bizHive does not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable.
  6. You understand that your Content (not including credit card information), may be transferred unencrypted and involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Credit Card information is always encrypted during transfer over networks.
  7. We may, but have no obligation to, remove Content and Accounts containing Content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms of Service.
  8. bizHive does not warrant that the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the Service will meet your expectations, or that any errors in the Service will be corrected.
  9. You expressly understand and agree that bizHive shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses resulting from the use of or inability to use the service.
  10. In no event shall bizHive or our suppliers be liable for lost profits or any special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with our site, our services or this agreement (however arising including negligence). You agree to indemnify and hold us and (as applicable) our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, bizHive partners, officers, directors, agents, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of this Agreement or the documents it incorporates by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.
  11. Technical support is only provided to paying account holders and is only available via email.
  12. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service without the express written permission by bizHive.
  13. Verbal or written abuse of any kind (including threats of abuse or retribution) of any bizHive customer, bizHive employee, member, or officer will result in immediate account termination.
  14. We do not claim any intellectual property rights over the material you provide to the bizHive service. All material you upload remains yours. You can remove your bizHive account information at any time by deleting your account. This will also remove all content you have VDBd on the Service.
  15. By uploading images and item description content to bizHive.com, you agree to allow other internet users to view them and you agree to allow bizHive to display and VDB them and you agree that bizHive can, at any time, review all the content submitted by you to its Service.
  16. The failure of bizHive to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The Terms of Service constitutes the entire agreement between you and bizHive and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and bizHive (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service).
  17. You retain ownership over all content that you submit to a bizHive VDB however, by making your VDB public, you agree to allow others to view your content.
  18. bizHive does not pre-screen Content and it is in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any Content that is available via the Service.
  19. Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to support@bizHive.com.

 

Payment of Fees

 

  1. A valid credit card is required for accounts able to process orders using a live payment gateway. Accounts used for development purposes (unable to process orders using a live payment gateway) do not require a valid credit card.
  2. The service will be billed in 30 day intervals. When your billing period is over bizHive users will be sent an invoice via email. As well, an invoice will appear on the account page of your bizHive administration console. Users have approximately two weeks to bring up and settle any issues with the billing.
  3. All fees are exclusive of all federal, provincial, state or other governmental sales, goods and services, harmonized or other taxes, fees or charges now in force or enacted in the future (“Taxes”). If you are a resident of Illinois, you are responsible for all applicable Taxes that arise from or as a result of your subscription to a Plan. These Taxes are based on the rates applicable to the billing address you provided to us. Such amounts are in addition to payment for the Plan and will be billed to your credit card. If you are exempt from payment of such Taxes, you must provide us with an original certificate that satisfies applicable legal requirements attesting to tax-exempt status. Tax exemption will only apply from and after the date we receive such a certificate.
  4. bizHive does not provide refunds.

 

Cancellation and Termination:

 

  1. You may cancel your account at anytime by emailing support@bizHive.com
  2. Once your account is cancelled all of your Content will be immediately deleted from the Service. Since deletion of all data is final please be sure that you do in fact want to cancel your account before doing so.
  3. If you cancel the Service in the middle of the month, you will receive one final invoice via email. Once that invoice has been paid you will not be charged again.
  4. We reserve the right to modify or terminate the bizHive service for any reason, without notice at any time.
  5. Fraud: Without limiting any other remedies, bizHive may suspend or terminate your account if we suspect that you (by conviction, settlement, insurance or escrow investigation, or otherwise) have engaged in fraudulent activity in connection with the Site.

 

Modifications to the Service and Prices:

 

  1. Prices for using bizHive are subject to change upon 14 days notice from bizHive. Such notice may be provided at any time by posting the changes to the bizHive Site (bizHive.com) or the administration menu of your bizHive VDB via an announcement.
  2. bizHive reserves the right at any time to time to modify or discontinue, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice.
  3. bizHive shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

 

Optional Tools:

 

  1. bizHive may provide you with access to third party tools over which bizHive neither monitors nor has any control or input.
  2. You acknowledge and agree that bizHive provides access to such tools ‘as is’ without any warranties, representations or conditions of any kind and without any endorsement. bizHive shall have no liability whatsoever arising from or relating to your use of optional third party tools.
  3. Any use by you of optional tools offered through the site is entirely at your own risk and discretion and you should ensure that you are familiar with and approve the terms on which tools are provided by the relevant third party provider(s).