Deal Twin Cities Terms of Use

 

This Agreement contains all of the terms and conditions between Deal Twin Cities ("Deal Twin Cities") and you ("User") and governs the use of the service offered at the Deal Twin Cities Website (the "Website"). Please read this Agreement before using the Website. Use of the Website constitutes an agreement with the Terms of Use (this "Agreement"), whether or not you register with Deal Twin Cities. If you wish to register and make use of the Deal Twin Cities service (the "Service"), then please read this Agreement. By using this Site, all Users do hereby represent, warrant, understand, agree to and accept all terms and conditions contained herein. If you object to anything in this Agreement or the Deal Twin Cities Privacy Policy, do not use the Website or the Service. The Terms of Use are subject to change by Deal Twin Cities at any time, effective upon posting on the Deal Twin Cities Website, and your use of the Website or the Service after such posting will constitute acceptance by you of such changes.

 

1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT. This Agreement is an electronic contract that sets out the legally binding terms of your use of the Website and the Service. This Agreement may be modified by Deal Twin Cities from time to time, such modifications to be effective upon posting by Deal Twin Cities on the Website. This Agreement includes the Deal Twin Cities Privacy Policy and any other related policy as designated by Deal Twin Cities. By accessing the Website or becoming a registered user, you accept this Agreement and agree to the terms, conditions and notices contained or referenced herein. In addition, by accessing the Website or becoming a registered user, you consent to having this Agreement provided to you in electronic form.

 

2. Deal Twin Cities IS A VENUE. The Website is a communications platform for enabling the connection between individuals seeking Deal Twin Cities products or services ("Customers") and/or individuals or companies providing Deal Twin Cities products or services ("Merchants"). Deal Twin Cities does not assume any responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any information provided by Customers or Merchants on this Website. Deal Twin Cities does not assume and expressly disclaims any liability that may result from the use of this information. Deal Twin Cities is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any User of the Website or of the Service. All Users including both Customers and Merchants do hereby expressly agree not to hold Deal Twin Cities (or Deal Twin Cities's officers, directors, investors, subsidiaries, agents, assignees, representatives, advertisers or employees) liable for any instruction, advice or services delivered which originated through the Website and Deal Twin Cities expressly disclaims any liability whatsoever for any damage, suits, claims, and/or controversies that have arisen or may arise, whether known or unknown therefrom.

 

3. ELIGIBILITY. By using the Site, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Our products and services are available only to individuals and companies that can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, our products and services are not available to minors under the age of eighteen (18) (unless otherwise permitted by law) or to anyone who may not legally contract with Deal Twin Cities. Any misstatements and/or misrepresentations regarding the age, background, felonies, criminal offenses, experience and/or eligibility for employment in the jurisdiction of the United States of any Users of this Website are not the responsibility of Deal Twin Cities. Deal Twin Citiesdoes hereby disclaim any liability whatsoever for any misstatements and/or misrepresentations made by any Users of this Website. Users do hereby represent, understand and agree to hold Deal Twin Cities harmless for any misstatements and/or misrepresentations made by any Users of this Website. Misstatements and/or misrepresentations are grounds for immediate termination of your use of the Website.

 

4. RELEASE. Deal Twin Cities will not be held responsible and expressly disclaims any liability whatsoever for any claims, demands or damages direct or indirect of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes in relation to the use of this Website. By using this Site, you do hereby represent, understand, and expressly agree to hold Deal Twin Cities harmless for any claim or controversy that may arise from any disputes between you and any other User(s) of the Website. Deal Twin Citieswill use its reasonable efforts to monitor this Website including actions, comments, and general usage of the Website and suspend privileges to any User not adhering to the policies of the Website. You agree to take reasonable precautions in all interactions with other Users of the Site, particularly if you decide to meet offline or in person. By using this Site, you do hereby agree to report any alleged improprieties of any Users therein to Deal Twin Citiesimmediately by notifying Deal Twin Cities of the same via electronic correspondence at support@dealtwincities.com.

 

5. EXCLUSIVE USE. Your account is for your sole, personal use, you may not authorize others to use your account, and you may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity.

 

6. INFORMATION PROVIDED BY USERS. You are responsible for providing accurate, current and complete information in connection with your use and/or registration for use of the Website. Deal Twin Cities is not responsible for any claims relating to any inaccurate, untimely or incomplete information provided by Users of the Website.

 

You are solely responsible for any content, messages, photos, videos, reviews or profiles (collectively, "Content") that you publish or display (hereinafter, "post") on the Site, or transmit to other Users of the Website. You will not post on the Site, or transmit to other Users, any defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, profane, offensive, sexually oriented, threatening, harassing, racially offensive, or illegal material, or any material that infringes or violates another party's rights (including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, and rights of privacy and publicity). You will not provide inaccurate, misleading or false information to Deal Twin Cities or to any other User of the Website.

 

You understand and agree that Deal Twin Cities may review and delete any Content, in each case in whole or in part, that in the sole judgment of Deal Twin Cities violates this Agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of Users of the Website.

 

By posting Content to any public or private area of the Website you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Deal Twin Cities, its affiliates, licensees and successors, an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, reproduce, adapt, modify and distribute such information and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information and content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing. You further represent and warrant that public posting and use of your Content by Deal Twin Cities will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.

 

Your use of the Service, including but not limited to the Content you post on the Service, must be in accordance with any and all applicable laws and regulations.

 

Opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information or content made available on the Website or through the Service, but not directly by Deal Twin Cities, are those of their respective authors. Such authors are solely responsible for such content. Deal Twin Cities does not: (i) guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information on the Website or available through the Service, or (ii) adopt, endorse or accept responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made by any party that appears on the Website or through the Service. Under no circumstances will Deal Twin Cities or its affiliates be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from your reliance on information or other content posted on the Website or transmitted to or by any User of the Website or Service.

 

7. NON-SOLICITATION. The Website and related services may not be used by any person to recruit for another website, solicit, advertise, or contact in any form Users for employment, contracting, or any other purpose for a business not affiliated with Deal Twin Cities without express written permission from Deal Twin Cities. Should Deal Twin Cities find that you violate the terms of this section or any terms stated herein, Deal Twin Cities reserves the right to terminate your use of this Website at its sole discretion at any time, and further reserves the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.

 

8. PRIVACY. Deal Twin Cities will only use the information you provide on the Website in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By using this Site, you do hereby represent, understand and agree that you have reviewed and agree to those terms. For more information, see our full Privacy Policy.

 

9. LINKS TO EXTERNAL SITES. Links from the Website to external sites (including external sites that are framed by Deal Twin Cities) or inclusion of advertisements do not constitute an endorsement by Deal Twin Citiesof such sites or the content, products, advertising and other materials presented on such sites or of the products and services that are the subject of such advertisements, but are for Users' reference and convenience. Users access them at their own risk. It is the responsibility of the User to evaluate the content and usefulness of the information obtained from other sites. Deal Twin Citiesdoes not control such sites, and is not responsible for their content. Just because Deal Twin Cities has hyperlinks to such sites does not mean that Deal Twin Citiesendorses any of the material on such sites, or has any association with their operators. Users further acknowledge that use of any Website controlled, owned or operated by third parties is governed by the terms and conditions of use for those sites, and not by Deal Twin Cities's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Deal Twin Citiesexpressly disclaims any liability derived from the use and/or viewing of links that may appear on this Website. All Users hereby agree to hold Deal Twin Citiesharmless from any liability that may result from the use of links that may appear on the Website.

 

10. COPPA COMPLIANCE. Deal Twin Cities is intended for people 18 or older. Customers and Merchants should monitor children's use of the Internet. Deal Twin Cities will not knowingly collect any information from children under 13. You must identify your age during the registration process. Deal Twin Citiestakes the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) as well as all FTC regulations very seriously, and our policies and procedures are designed to maintain strict compliance with the Rules and Regulations set forth thereunder. That being said, Deal Twin Cities does not assume any responsibility for any misrepresentations regarding the age of any User made in connection with any User’s registration for or use of the Website. We reserve the right to terminate without notice the subscription of any User if we believe that the User has provided any false information to use when registering for or using this Website. Should we determine that you provided any false information to us when using this Site, your subscription will be terminated immediately and we further reserve the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.

 

11. PROHIBITED USE. The Website is for the personal use of individual Users only. Use of the Website is with the permission of Deal Twin Cities. Deal Twin Cities reserves the right to terminate your use of this Website at its sole discretion at any time. In order to protect the integrity of the Website and the Service, Deal Twin Cities also reserves the right at any time in its sole discretion to block Users from certain IP addresses from accessing the Website. The Website and related services may not be used by any person or organization to recruit, solicit, or contact in any form for employment or contracting for a business not affiliated with Deal Twin Cities without express written consent from Deal Twin Cities in advance. Organizations, companies, and/or businesses may only register as an Agency or advertiser and should not use the Service or the Website for any illegal or unauthorized purpose, including (but not limited to) collecting Usernames and/or email addresses of Users by electronic or other means, unless express written consent from Deal Twin Cities is obtained in advance.

 

Should Deal Twin Cities find that you violated the terms of this paragraph or any terms stated herein, Deal Twin Cities reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to immediately terminate your use of the Website and/or assess a reasonable daily penalty fee for removing and permanently deleting, either in a manual or automatic manner, User, Customer or Vendor information, including but not limited to, names, addresses, phone numbers, or email addresses, copying copyrighted text, or otherwise misusing or misappropriating Website content, including but not limited to, use on a "mirrored", competitive, or third party Website.

 

Although Deal Twin Cities cannot monitor the conduct of its Users off the Site, it is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the Website or the Service in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any User without their prior explicit written consent from Deal Twin Cities. In order to protect our Users from such advertising or solicitation, we reserve the right to restrict the number of emails which a User may send to other Users in any 24-hour period to a number which we deem appropriate in our sole discretion.

 

12. LIMITED LICENSE. Deal Twin Cities grants Users a nonexclusive, revocable right to use the Website provided that Users do not (i) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, (ii) modify or attempt to modify the Website in any manner or form, or (iii) violate any term in this Agreement.

 

13. PAYMENT AND REFUND POLICY FOR CUSTOMERS. Customers are obligated to pay for the products or services of the Site, unless specifically notified otherwise. At Deal Twin Cities's sole discretion, a refund or credit will be issued for extenuating circumstances or to correct an error on the part of Deal Twin Cities. In the event that a refund or credit is issued and if there was a school or non-profit associated with that particular sale, that amount shall be deducted from the refund or credit. Customer agrees and understands that payment processing for Deal Twin Cities will be handled by Daily Deal Pros and the credit card or bank statement shall reflect Daily Deal Pros

 

14. PAYMENT AND REFUND POLICY FOR MERCHANTS. The basic services of Deal Twin Cities are free for individual Users (though some premium services may be offered for a fee).

 

Companies and agencies that sign up as Merchants are obligated to pay for the service of the Site, unless specifically notified otherwise. Such Merchants agree to pay Deal Twin Cities all charges at the prices then in effect for any use of the Website. In addition, these Merchants authorize Deal Twin Cities to charge their chosen payment provider for use of the Website. Deal Twin Cities reserves the right to correct any errors or mistakes that it makes even if it has already requested or received payment.

 

The subscriptions of companies and agencies that sign up as Merchants will be automatically extended for successive renewal periods of the same duration as the subscription term originally selected, at the then-current non-promotional subscription rate. To change or cancel your subscription at any time, contact support@dealtwincities.com. If you request to cancel your subscription, your subscription will be terminated immediately.

 

No refunds or credits will be provided for account cancellation requests received after the account has been billed. At Deal Twin Cities's sole discretion, refunds or credits may granted in extenuating circumstances or to correct any errors made by Deal Twin Cities.

 

15. THIRD PARTY VERIFICATION SERVICE. Deal Twin Cities may make a third-party verification service available to Customers and Merchants. Customers and Merchants may use this service to verify information such as, but not limited to, name, address, social security number, the person's credentials, credit history and criminal background. Use of a third-party verification service is voluntary. If you decide to use or access information provided by a third-party verification service offered through the Site, you do hereby represent, understand and expressly agree that Deal Twin Cities is a mere conduit for the third-party verification service and does not have control over or assume any responsibility for the quality, accuracy, or reliability of the information provided by the third-party verification service. You agree that Deal Twin Cities shall not be responsible or liable in any way in the event that any information provided by such Verification Services about any person, including without limitation yourself, is not accurate.

 

16. FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT. If you choose to use or access information provided by a third-party verification service offered through the Site, you hereby warrant that you will comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA"), which can be found at http://www.ftc.gov/os/statutes/031224fcra.pdf. Users must comply with the FCRA at all times, just as they would if they did not use Deal Twin Cities as the mere conduit for this information. Deal Twin Citiesdoes not assume and expressly disclaims any liability that may result from the use of information provided by a third-party verification service.

 

17. SMS TEXT MESSAGE ALERT SERVICE. Deal Twin Cities may make an SMS text message alert service available to Customers and/or Merchants. Customers and/or Merchants who decide to use this service will receive SMS text message notifications on their cellular phones and/or mobile devices. Use of the SMS text message service is voluntary. By deciding to use this service, you give Deal Twin Cities express permission to send SMS text messages your cellular phone and/or mobile device. Additionally, you do hereby represent, understand and expressly agree that Deal Twin Cities does not have control over or assume any responsibility for the quality, accuracy, or reliability of this service. Although, Deal Twin Cities does not charge for this service, carrier charges may apply for receiving SMS text messages. You are solely responsible for any costs you incur when receiving SMS text message alerts from Deal Twin Cities.

 

18. NO WARRANTY. The information and materials contained in this website, including text, graphics, information, links or other items are provided "as is", "as available". Deal Twin CitiesDOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS INFORMATION AND MATERIALS AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THIS INFORMATION AND MATERIALS. NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, IMPLIED, EXPRESSED OR STATUTORY INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS, IS GIVEN IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS.

 

19. NO LIABILITY. Under no circumstances will Deal Twin Cities, Deal Twin Cities's agents and employees, officers, directors, corporate partners, or participants be liable for any damages, including without limitation direct or indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, losses or expenses arising in connection with this Site, any information received from the Site, any email distributed to any User or any linked web Website or use thereof or inability to use by any party, or in connection with any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or line or system failure, even if Deal Twin Cities, or representatives thereof, are advised of the possibility of such damages, losses or expenses. Users release Deal Twin Cities and its agents, officers, directors, corporate partners, and employees from claims, demands and damages (actual or consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with any such disputes.

 

Deal Twin Cities is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web Website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to Users or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in connection with the Website and/or in connection with the Service. Under no circumstances will Deal Twin Cities or any of its affiliates, advertisers, promoters or distribution partners be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from anyone's use of the Website or the Service, any Content posted on the Website or transmitted to Users, or any interactions between Users of the Site, whether online or offline. The Website and the Service are provided "AS-IS" and Deal Twin Cities EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Deal Twin Cities cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Website and/or the Service.

 

In addition to the preceding paragraph and other provisions of this Agreement, any advice that may be posted on the Website is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace or substitute for any professional financial, medical, legal, or other advice. Deal Twin Cities makes no representations or warranties and expressly disclaims any and all liability concerning any treatment, action by, or effect on any person following the information offered or provided within or through the Website. If you have specific concerns or a situation arises in which you require professional or medical advice, you should consult with an appropriately trained and qualified specialist.

 

20. INDEMNIFICATION. By agreeing to the terms of this Agreement, Users of the Website agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Deal Twin Cities, its directors, officers, employees, agents, investors, licensors, attorneys, independent contractors, providers, subsidiaries, and affiliates (collectively referred to herein as "Deal Twin Cities") from and against any and all claim, loss, expense or demand of liability, including attorneys' fees and costs incurred by Deal Twin Cities and affiliates in connection with any claim by a third party (including an intellectual property claim) arising out of (i) materials and content you submit, post or transmit through the Site, or (ii) use of the Website by you in violation of these Terms of Use or in violation of any applicable law. Users further agree that they will cooperate as reasonably required in the defense of such claims. Deal Twin Cities and affiliates reserve the right, at their own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by Users, and Users shall not, in any event, settle any claim or matter without the written consent of Deal Twin Cities. Users further agree to hold harmless Deal Twin Cities and affiliates as well as, if applicable, the User's employer or anyone who pays for the Service on the User's behalf, from any claim arising from a third party's use of information or materials of any kind that Users transmit through or post to the Website. At your option and on your own volition, you may request to see if your company is on the list of employers that subscribe to the Service on behalf of their employees by submitting an inquiry via company email account addressed to Deal Twin Cities.

 

21. NOTICE AND TAKE DOWN PROCEDURES; COPYRIGHT AGENT. If you believe any materials accessible on or from Website infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from this Website by contacting Deal Twin Cities's copyright agent (identified below) and providing the following information:

 

Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed. Please describe the work, and where possible include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work.

 

Identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and its location. Please describe the material, and provide us with its URL or any other pertinent information that will allow us to locate the material.

 

Your name, address, telephone number and (if available) e-mail address.

 

A statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the materials is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

 

A statement that the information that you have supplied is accurate, and indicating that "under penalty of perjury," you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

 

A signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright holder or authorized representative.

Deal Twin Cities's agent for copyright issues relating to this Website is as follows:

 

Copyright Agent

Legal Department

Deal Twin Cities

2885 Country Dr. Suite 120

Little Canada, MN 55117

Email: support@dealtwincities.com

Phone: 651-815-5895

 

In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, Deal Twin Cities maintains a policy for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of Users of this Website who are repeat infringers.

 

22. NOTICE OF TRADEMARK RIGHTS. The service marks and trademarks Deal Twin Cities and Deal Twin Cities logos are service marks owned by Deal Twin Cities. Any other trademarks, service marks, logos and/or trade names appearing on the Website are the property of their respective owners. Users acknowledge the rights of Deal Twin Cities and the respective third parties in those marks. Users may not copy or use any of these marks, logos or trade names without the prior written permission of the owner as expressly allowed by these Terms of Use.

23. U.S. EXPORT CONTROLS. Software from this Website (the "Software") is further subject to United States export controls. No Software may be downloaded from the Website or otherwise exported or re-exported (i) into (or to a national or resident of) Cuba, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Iran, Syria, or any other Country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Deny Orders. By downloading or using the Software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.

 

24. JURISDICTION AND CHOICE OF LAW. If there is any dispute arising out of the Website and/or the Service, by using the Site, you expressly agree that any such dispute shall be governed by the laws of the State of Minnesota, without regard to its conflict of law provisions, and you expressly agree and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts of the State of Minnesota, Anoka County, for the resolution of any such dispute.

 

25. MISCELLANEOUS. Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as making either party the partner, joint venturer, agent, legal representative, employer, contractor or employee of the other. Neither party shall have, or hold itself out to any third party as having, any authority to make any statements, representations or commitments of any kind, or to take any action, that shall be binding on the other, except as provided for herein or authorized in writing by the party to be bound. This Agreement will be binding on and will inure to the benefit of the legal representatives, successors and assigns of the parties hereto.

 

26. CONTACT INFORMATION. If you have any questions or need further information as to the Website or Service provided by Deal Twin Cities, or need to notify Deal Twin Cities as to any matters relating to the Website or Service please contact Deal Twin Cities at:

 

Legal Department

Deal Twin Cities

2885 Country Dr. Suite 120

Little Canada, MN 55117

Email: support@dealtwincities.com

Phone: 651-815-5895