Terms and Conditions

 

Acceptance of Terms

By using bootstrapbusiness.org (“Bootstrap”)Services, including but not limited to submitting content in any form to Bootstrap, making a payment or authorizing a payment or sale, you (Client) agree to be bound by the most current version of the following terms and conditions. You also agree that your electronic acceptance of these TERMS OF SERVICE or your initial payment to Bootstrap for current of future services or publications shall have the same force and effect as if you had agreed to these TERMS OF SERVICE in writing.

Bootstrap’s TERMS OF SERVICE may be updated from time to time. You should regularly review the most current version of the TERMS OF SERVICE at https://www.bootstrapbusiness.org/. Failure to comply with the TERMS OF SERVICE may result in account termination.

Description of Service

BootstrapBusiness.org is a free, web-entrepreneurial community where entrepreneurs can share their ideas, stories, and experiences. Our main goal is to help entrepreneurs find each other, communicate, and collaborate. As we grow, we're looking forward to providing users with their own, personalized support network

BootstrapBusiness.org will from time to time offer books, materials or services related to entrepreneurialism and boot strapping for sale. These books, materials, or services may be purchased via this web site. We will also provide entrepreneurial insight and guidance via our blog.

Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy governs Bootstrap’s use of your personal information. For more information, see https://www.bootstrapbusiness.org/. By using Bootstrap Services you also agree to the most current version of our Privacy Policy

Electronic Delivery Policy

BootstrapBusiness.org is a entrepreneurial community and transacts with its clients electronically. When you accept this TERMS OF SERVICE, you consent to receive electronically from Bootstrap any notices, agreements, disclosures, or other communications (Notices) either:

(1) to the e-mail address you provided to Bootstrap at the time of sale or

2) to the new e-mail address account you set up through Bootstrap. You agree to check your designated e-mail addresses regularly for Notices. Notice from Bootstrap is effective when sent by Bootstrap.

Unacceptable Practices

As we strive to offer the very best service, our clients are required to follow certain guidelines and policies. Violating these guidelines and policies is strictly forbidden and, at the sole discretion of BootstrapBusiness.org, may result in the immediate termination of service. Unacceptable practices include, but are not limited to:

  • Harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, obscene, libelous, or otherwise objectionable content or language aimed at minors or adults.
  • Illegal activities, such as ponzi schemes, credit card fraud, copyright violations, plagiarism, software piracy, and all unauthorized use of materials or content that infringes on third parties’ intellectual property rights.
  • Intentional or unintentional violations of any applicable local, state, national or international law.
  • Adult or pornographic material.
  • Bulk e-mailing.
  • Reselling e-mail accounts or hosting accounts to third parties.
  • Spamming and all other forms of unsolicited messages including, but not limited to: spam, pyramid schemes, chain letters, and junk e-mail.
  • Links to other sites that are in violation of BootstrapBusiness.org’s policies and guidelines.
  • Distribution of Internet viruses or other harmful or destructive activity.
  • Gambling, gaming, lotteries, and similar activities.
  • Other activities, whether lawful or unlawful, that Bootstrap deems to be in poor taste or that reflect adversely on Bootstrap or our other clients.

As a Boostrap client, you agree to conduct your business in a legal and professional manner. You understand that as a client, you are solely responsible for all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, video, messages and other material (Content) on your Website. You further agree to indemnify Bootstrap from any liability caused by legal issues that arise as a result of your business practices. Bootstrap retains the right to terminate any accounts that are in violation with the letter or spirit of these TERMS OF SERVICE.

You acknowledge that Bootstrap may access, preserve, and disclose your account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to comply with legal processes, enforce the TERMS OF SERVICE, provide customer service or protect the rights, property, or safety of Bootstrap and the public.

Intellectual Property Policy

Bootstrap respects copyright laws and the intellectual property of others.

International Use

Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all laws regarding the transmission of technical data, acceptable content, and local rules governing information exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.

Interstate Communications

By using the Service, you cause communications to be sent through Bootstrap computer networks. Due to the nature of electronic communications, even communications that seem to be intrastate can result in the transmission of interstate communications. Client acknowledges that use of the Service results in interstate data transmissions.

BOOTSTRAP Proprietary Rights

Client acknowledges and agrees that BOOTSTRAP’S Service may contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by intellectual and proprietary laws. Client agrees to not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of use or access to BOOTSTRAP’S Service.

Disclaimer of Warranties

YOUR USE OF BOOTSTRAP’S SERVICE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. BOOTSTRAP’S SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”. BOOTSTRAP DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS. BOOTSTRAP DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT ITS PRODUCTS WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE. BOOTSTRAP DOES NOT GUARANTEE ANY DEGREE OF SALES AND WEB TRAFFIC. BOOTSTRAP DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED, ADVERTISED OR OBTAINED THROUGH BOOTSTRAP’S SERVICE, AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR SERVICES PROVIDED BY COMPANIES WITH LINKSTO BOOTSTRAP’S WEBSITE.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF BOOTSTRAP’S SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA OR OTHER LIABILITY THAT RESULTS FORM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL.

SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES. IF THAT IS THE CASE, THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Limitation of Liability

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT BOOTSTRAP, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, AND EMPLOYEES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, (EVEN IF BOOTSTRAP HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES).

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless BOOTSTRAP, its directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorney’s fees that may arise or result from any Content you submit, post, transmit or make available through BOOTSTRAP’S Service.  You also agree to indemnify BOOTSTRAP from any product sold by you, your agents or employees or assigns, from any Service provided or performed or agreed to be performed by BOOTSTRAP or from your violation of the TERMS OF SERVICE or your violation of any rights of another.

Notice: Unless otherwise specifically provided, all notices required or permitted by this Agreement shall be in writing and in English and may be delivered personally, or may be sent by e-mail, facsimile or certified mail, return receipt requested, to the address set forth below. If you choose to send your request by e-mail or facsimile, you must also send a copy of your request by mail (to the address below) as confirmation of your request.

Bootstrap Business
PO Box 965
Spanish Fork UT 84660
Attention: General Manager


Severability: In the event that any provision hereof is found invalid or unenforceable pursuant to judicial decree or decision, the remainder of this Agreement shall remain valid and enforceable according to its terms.

Jurisdiction: The TERMS OF SERVICE agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Utah. All legal proceedings are to be submitted exclusively to the jurisdiction of the courts in the State of Utah, County of Utah. Client agrees to binding arbitration if requested by BOOTSTRAP.

Governance: BOOTSTRAP may investigate any reported violations of this agreement, its policies, or any other complaints and take any action it deems appropriate to protect its systems, facilities, Clients, and/or third parties.

General Information: This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding and contract between the parties and supersedes any and all prior oral or written agreements (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the TERMS OF SERVICE). Any modifications to this agreement by you must be in writing and signed by an authorized officer of BOOTSTRAP. All representations not in writing are null and void. Written agreements may include, but are not limited to e-mails and electronic acceptance of this Terms of Service.

You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the TERMS OF SERVICE must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. info@bootstrapbuisness.org

Intellectual Property Policy

It is BOOTSTRAP’s policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement with intellectual property laws and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

BOOTSTRAP’s response may include removing or disabling access to material claimed to be the subject of infringement and/or terminating a Client’s account including but not limited to termination of a Client’s Website.

If we remove or disable access in response to such a notice, we will attempt to contact the owner of the Website or Content so they may respond.

Please note that under the Act, you will be liable for damages (including attorney’s fees) if you misrepresent a copyright infringement. If you are not sure whether material available online infringes on your copyright, we suggest you obtain legal counsel.

Notification of Infringement

If you believe your work has been copied in a way that violates your intellectual property rights please provide BOOTSTRAP’s Copyright Agent with the following information:

  1. The copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed. (Include specific URL’s or other identifying information)
  2. Your contact information including, name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. E-mail address is preferred.
  3. A statement that you “have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted material described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.”
  4. A statement that “I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.”
Sign and send to:

BootstrapBusiness.org
Attention: Copyright Agent
PO Box 965
Spanish Fork, UT  84660

By e-mail: copyright@bootstrapbuisness.org

Counter Notification

The Client or administrator of an effected website may make a counter notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Upon receipt of your counter notice, we may reinstate the material in question.

Please note that under the Act you will be liable for damages (including attorney’s fees) if you incorrectly represent that a product or activity does not infringe on copyright rights of others. If you are not sure whether material available online infringes on the copyright of others, we suggest you obtain legal counsel.

To provide a counter notification, please provide Bootstrapbusiness.org Copyright Agent with the following information:
  1. An identification of the copyrighted work that BOOTSTRAP has removed or disabled access. (Include specific URLs or other identifying information.)
  2. Your contact information including, name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. E-mail address is preferred.
  3. A statement that you “have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted material described above as allegedly infringing was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled, or that the material described above has been removed or disabled at the URL identified and will no longer be shown.”
Sign and send to:

BootstrapBusiness.org
Attention: Copyright Agent
PO Box 965
Spanish Fork, UT  84660
E-mail:
copyright@bootstrapbusiness.org

Account Termination

BOOTSTRAP may terminate the account of repeat infringers. If you believe that an account holder is a repeat infringer, please notify BootstrapBuisness.org Copyright Agent with the appropriate information for us to verify that the account holder is a repeat infringer.