These "Terms and Conditions" govern your use of ExpandTeam.com ("Website"). ExpandTeam.com is a website owned and operated by BEXPA Corporation. They also provide notice of some of ExpandTeam.com policies. Please read these carefully. If you do not accept the Terms and Conditions stated here, do not use this Website and service. By using this Website, you are indicating your acceptance to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. ExpandTeam.com may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time at its sole discretion by updating this posting. You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions, because they are binding on you. The term "Website" as used herein refers to the ExpandTeam.com Website. The terms "You" and "User" as used herein refer to all individuals and/or entities accessing the Website for any reason.
Your failure to abide by these terms may result in removal from the ExpandTeam.com database.
A Registered User or Member is either a principal seeking expanders ("Principal") or a expander seeking principals ("Expander") who has created a profile on the ExpandTeam.com Website.
If you create a profile on the ExpandTeam.com Website, you represent and warrant that you are 18 years of age or older, that you are either a Principal or a Expander, and that you are either (1) acting on behalf of your employer and are authorized to act on behalf of your employer in such a transaction and that your employer is bound to these Terms and Conditions and that your employer owns the account regardless of who pays any subscription fees associated therewith unless your employer agrees in writing to waive ownership in your favor, or (2) you are a Expander acting on your own behalf.
Use of any password-protected area of the Website is restricted to the Registered User who has been given permission and a password to enter such area. This password cannot be distributed to others, and the Registered User is responsible for any and all damages to ExpandTeam.com resulting from the distribution of his or her password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your information and password. If you share your password with anyone who is not a Registered User, ExpandTeam.com may revoke all passwords without refund. You agree to notify ExpandTeam.com promptly after the departure of any person to whom you provided a password, and ExpandTeam.com reserves the right to cancel such password and issue a new password in lieu thereof. ExpandTeam.com reserves the right to periodically issue changed passwords. You shall be responsible for all uses of your registration, whether or not authorized by you. You agree to immediately notify ExpandTeam.com of any unauthorized use of your registration or password.
ExpandTeam.com authorizes you to view and download a single copy of the material on the Website solely for your personal, noncommercial use.
The contents of this Website, such as the "look" and "feel" of the Website, text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, software and other "Material", are protected under both U.S. and foreign copyright, trademark and other laws. All Material is the property of ExpandTeam.com or its content suppliers or customers. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on this Website is the exclusive property of ExpandTeam.com and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Unauthorized use of the Material may violate copyright, trademark, patent and other laws. You must retain all copyright, trademark, service mark and other proprietary notices contained in the original Material on any copy you make of the Material. You may not sell or modify the Material or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of the Material on any other Website or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited.
You shall not copy or adapt the HTML or other code that ExpandTeam.com creates to generate its pages. It is also protected by the ExpandTeam.com copyright.
General Rules: Users may not use the Website in order to transmit, distribute, store or destroy material (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others, or (c) that is harmful, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, obscene, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, hateful or otherwise objectionable.
In connection with your use of the Website, you will not:
Post, transmit, distribute, store, upload, or destroy material (i) in violation of any applicable local, state, national, or international law or regulation, or (ii) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret, patent or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others.
Post or transmit any message, information, data, text, software or images, or other materials ("Content") that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, vulgar, obscene, otherwise objectionable or that may invade another's right of privacy or publicity.
Impersonate any person or entity, including without limitation a ExpandTeam.com employee or agent, an authorized user of ExpandTeam.com services, Company, or Expanders or Agency, or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity.
Post or transmit any Content that you do not have a right to reproduce, display or transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as nondisclosure agreements or the personal information of an individual other than yourself).
Delete or modify any material posted by any other person or entity not related to you.
Print out or otherwise copy or use any personally identifiable information about Expanders for purposes other than consideration of the Expanders for potential contractual engagement by your company.
Communicate, send, or place unsolicited e-mail, telephone calls, mailings or other contacts to posting individuals and entities.
Register an e-mail address that you do not own or for which you do not have the express permission of the owner to register.
Violate or attempt to violate the security of the Website, including, without limitation:
accessing data not intended for such user or logging into a server, account, or profile that the user is not authorized to access;
attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, submitting a virus or corrupted data to the Website, overloading, continuous posting of repetitive text, "flooding", "spamming", "mailbombing" or "crashing";
sending unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, e-mail, "junk mail", "chain letters", or any other form of solicitation; or forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or posting.
Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. ExpandTeam.com will investigate occurrences that may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.
The Website may be used only for lawful purposes by Expanders seeking representation opportunities and ExpandTeam.com member principals seeking to engage the services of Expanders. ExpandTeam.com specifically prohibits any use of the Website, and all users agree not to use the Website, for any of the following:
Posting or transmitting any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, "spam," chain letters or any other form of solicitation or any non-profile information such as opinions or notices, commercial or otherwise. YOU MAY NOT SPAM OUR MEMBER PRINCIPALS OR EXPANDERS WHOSE PROFILES APPEAR ON THE WEBSITE. YOU MAY NOT RESPOND TO A SALES OPPORTUNITY PROFILE OTHER THAN IF YOU ARE APPLYING FOR THAT SALES OPPORTUNITY ON BEHALF OF YOURSELF. RECRUITERS AT A MEMBER PRINCIPAL MAY NOT USE ALLOCATED SALES OPPORTUNITY PROFILES OTHER THAN TO LIST AVAILABLE JOBS AT THE MEMBER PRINCIPAL.
Posting any incomplete, false or inaccurate biographical information or information which is not your own accurate profile information that you have posted for the purpose of seeking opportunities for yourself (living individual seeking opportunities on his or her own behalf) or agencies or groups consisting of such individuals.
Posting any franchise or other business opportunity which requires an up-front or periodic payment, unless such franchise or business opportunity is specifically described in your opportunity Text.
Posting any pyramid scheme, "club membership," or other business opportunity not permitted by the preceding sentence which requires an up-front or periodic payment, or requires recruitment of others including, but not limited to, members, sub-distributors or sub-agents, commonly referred to as "multi-level marketing" or "MLM."
Deleting or revising any material posted by any other person or entity.
Using any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Website or any activity being conducted on this site.
Taking any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on this Website's infrastructure.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, using or attempting to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search this Website other than the search engine and search agents available from ExpandTeam.com on this Website and other than generally available third party web browsers (e.g., Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome).
Aggregating, copying or duplicating in any manner any of the materials or information available from the Website.
Framing of or linking to any of the materials or information available from the Website without the prior written consent of ExpandTeam.com.
When you create a profile or submit your email address to ExpandTeam.com, you are "opting-in" to receive email from ExpandTeam.com from time to time. Such email is therefore not "unsolicited commercial electronic mail" within the definition of the CAN-SPAM act of 2003.
Your use of the ExpandTeam.com Website requires that you keep your profile information correct and up-to-date. ExpandTeam.com's communications with you and communications between ExpandTeam.com members may have financial consequences to you. When we attempt to deliver such communications, we will use the email address or voice telephone number that you have provided in your profile. It is your responsibility to see that these methods of contact are not prevented by out-of-date information or by blocking by technical means, including but not limited to spam blocking.
As a user, you are responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting. You must not, and by using this Website you agree not to, do the following things: post the profile of anyone other than yourself, post material that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to post it; delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designation or labels that you upload; post material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner or otherwise post or transmit any material that you do not have a right to reproduce, display or transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as material protected by a nondisclosure agreement); post material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; post material that is obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing to another user or any other person or entity; post a sexually-explicit image or statement; post advertisements or solicitations of business, post chain letters or pyramid schemes; impersonate another person; or post material that contains viruses, corrupted data, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines or engines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information.
ExpandTeam.com does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of communications posted by users or endorse any opinions expressed by users. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted by other users will be at your own risk.
ExpandTeam.com acts as a passive conduit for the online distribution and publication of user-submitted information and has no obligation to screen communications or information in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring material posted by users. If notified by a user of communications which allegedly do not conform to these Terms and Conditions, ExpandTeam.com may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and its sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of the communication. ExpandTeam.com has no liability or responsibility to users for performance or nonperformance of such activities. ExpandTeam.com reserves the right to expel users and prevent their further access to the Website for violating the Terms and Conditions or the law and the right to remove communications which are abusive, illegal, or disruptive. ExpandTeam.com may take any action with respect to user-submitted information that it deems necessary or appropriate in its sole discretion if it believes it may create liability for ExpandTeam.com or may cause ExpandTeam.com to lose (in whole or in part) the services of its ISPs or other suppliers.
By submitting content to any public or non-public area of the Website, including message boards, forums, contests and chat rooms, you grant ExpandTeam.com and its affiliates the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicenseable (through multiple tiers), non-exclusive right (including any moral rights) and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, communicate to the public, perform and display the content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, for the full term of any rights that may exist in such content. You also warrant that the holder of any rights, including moral rights in such content, has completely and effectively waived all such rights and validly and irrevocably granted to you the right to grant the license stated above. You also permit any subscriber to access, display, view, store and reproduce such content for personal use. Subject to the foregoing, the owner of such content placed on the Website retains any and all rights that may exist in such content.
EXPANDTEAM.COM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE WEBSITE AND ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. IF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE MATERIAL RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, EXPANDTEAM.COM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.
THE WEBSITE AND MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. EXPANDTEAM.COM, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. EXPANDTEAM.COM MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIAL, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS.
Our records, kept in the regular course of business, shall be presumed to accurately reflect the contents of your instructions to us and, in the absence of manifest error, will be binding and conclusive.
When you provide us with your phone number or cell phone number, you agree that we may call that number with service messages, including calls via an autodialer or prerecorded calls, notwithstanding any state or federal law or regulation that would otherwise prevent us from engaging in this activity without your consent.
ExpandTeam.com may provide you with a mechanism to provide feedback, suggestions and ideas, if you choose, about its Website and services ("Feedback"). You agree that ExpandTeam.com may, in its sole discretion, use the Feedback you provide to ExpandTeam.com in any way, including in future modifications of the Website and services, multimedia works and/or advertising and promotional materials relating thereto. You hereby grant ExpandTeam.com a perpetual, worldwide, fully-transferable, non-revocable, royalty-free license to use, modify, create derivative works from, distribute and display any information you provide to ExpandTeam.com in the Feedback.
IN NO EVENT SHALL EXPANDTEAM.COM, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THE WEBSITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE AND THE MATERIAL, OR ANY EXTERNAL WEB SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT EXPANDTEAM.COM IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
You agree not to resell or assign your rights or obligations under these Terms and Conditions. You also agree not to make any unauthorized commercial use of the Website.
The Website is only a venue. The Website acts as a venue for (i) member principals to post profiles of their independent sales opportunities and (ii) for expanders to post profiles of their own industry expertise for the purpose of evaluating independent sales opportunities for themselves. Because user authentication on the Internet is difficult, ExpandTeam.com cannot and does not confirm that each user is who they claim to be. ExpandTeam.com expects that you will use caution and common sense when using the Website.
ExpandTeam.com is not involved in the actual transaction between member principals and expanders. As a result, ExpandTeam.com has no control over the quality, safety or legality of the sales opportunities or profiles posted, the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of member principals to offer sales opportunities to expanders or the ability of expanders to perform. In addition, note that there are risks, including but not limited to the risk of physical harm, of dealing with strangers, foreign nationals, underage persons or people acting under false pretenses. You assume all risks associated with dealing with other users with whom you come in contact through the Website.
You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the form, content and accuracy of any profile or material contained therein placed by you on the Website. Member principals are solely responsible for their postings on the Website.
ExpandTeam.com does not warrant or guarantee that a expander's profile will be viewed by any specific number of member principals, or that it will be viewed by any member principal.
ExpandTeam.com is not to be considered as an employer or be a party to a contract seeking independent sales representation with respect to your use of the Website, and ExpandTeam.com shall not be responsible for any decisions to enter into a sales representation agreement, for whatever reason, made by any entity posting sales opportunities on the Website.
The aggregate liability for ExpandTeam.com to you for all claims arising from the use of the Materials is limited to U.S. $100.
ExpandTeam.com reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to pursue all of its legal remedies, including but not limited to deletion of your information from this Website and immediate termination of your registration with or ability to access the Website and/or any other service provided to you by ExpandTeam.com, upon any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or if ExpandTeam.com is unable to verify or authenticate any information you submit to ExpandTeam.com. In addition, ExpandTeam.com reserves the right to refuse publication of profiles and display ads submitted to this Website in its sole discretion without cause.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless ExpandTeam.com, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the Material or your breach of the terms of these Terms and Conditions. ExpandTeam.com shall provide notice to you promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding and shall assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit or proceeding.
Each member of the Website agrees to keep their account current including contact information and all the other information in their account. They agree that for the e-mail address provided in their account, the inbox shall not be full for unreasonable periods of time. This e-mail address should not be blocking e-mail from ExpandTeam.com. Members agree to check their Bulk or Spam box regularly in case there is e-mail from ExpandTeam.com or from other members of the site trying to contact them for business opportunities.
Members agree to open only one account each on ExpandTeam.com.
Principals agree that ExpandTeam.com does not guarantee that they will end up appointing Expanders. Expanders agree that ExpandTeam.com does not guarantee that they will end up working with Principals.
ExpandTeam.com is not liable to pay any refunds except in cases where it deems necessary. Principal agrees to be charged by BEXPA Corporation (i.e. the company that owns ExpandTeam.com), according to the monthly or annual plan selected by Principal. Plans will automatically renew on the next billing date, until canceled by Principal. If Principal would like to cancel renewal of the plan, then Principal is required to cancel subscription before the next billing date, in which case the renewal will be cancelled promptly by ExpandTeam.com, and Principal will not be charged again on the next billing date onwards. Any charges made prior to the date of cancelation will not be refundable.