TERMS OF USE

 

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TERMS OF USE

Please read the following terms of use relating to your use of this site, and all the sites listed below under our brand, carefully. By using these sites, you agree to these terms of use. We reserve the right to modify these terms at any time, so please check this page periodically for changes. By using these sites after we post any changes to these terms, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them or been notified about them. If at any time you choose not to accept these terms of use, please do not use this site or any of our sites.

 

OWNERS AND COLLECTORS OF INFORMATION; CONTACT INFORMATION

These terms of use apply to your use of all of the Sites and services owned, hosted, or operated by SCALEUP MEDIA LLC (collectively “we,” “us,” or “our”), including ScaleUPAgency.com, ScaleUPAcademy.com, MattGanzak.com, MillionDollarPlan.net, and any other site that we have owned or operated, do own and operate or may own or operate in the future including social media sites (collectively, the “Sites”). Unless we say otherwise, all references to the Sites in these terms of use include all such Sites. These terms of use do not apply to your use of unaffiliated Sites to which any of the Sites may link to or direct you to.

If you have any questions about these terms of use you may contact us at:

 

SCALEUP MEDIA LLC
8805 TAMIAMI TRL N STE 183
NAPLES, FL 34108
[email protected]

 

  1. DEFINITIONS

As used in these Terms and Conditions, the following defined terms shall apply:

1.1. Affiliate means, with respect to a party, any entity which directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with such party, where “control” means the power, directly or indirectly, to direct, or to cause the direction of, the management and policies of an entity, whether through majority ownership of voting securities or equity interests.

 

1.2. Customer Content means any files, documents and other information belonging to Customer or users as uploaded to Customer’s Service account for storage and/or sharing with third parties, and is not related to COMPANY servicing or accessing Customer’s account.

 

1.3. Effective Date means the earlier of the date (i) Customer submits the initial Order, or (ii) as stated on the signature block of the Order.

 

1.4. Order or Services Order means any initial or subsequent ordering document and/or online request for access to the Services submitted to COMPANY, an authorized reseller of COMPANY and/or through COMPANY’s product websites.

 

1.5. Services means the generally available software-as-a-service offerings of COMPANY (“SaaS Services”), as further described in the Service Descriptions. COMPANY may update the Services at any time and all Services set forth in the Service Descriptions may not be available to all Customers. The Services are for professional/business use only.

 

1.6. Service Descriptions means the overview and other terms applicable to the Services, as amended from time to time, and found at Service Descriptions.

 

1.7. Updates means any corrections, bug fixes, new features or functions added to the Services, but shall not include any new versions that COMPANY markets and sells separately.

 

1.8. Use Level means the model by which COMPANY measures, prices and offers the Service to Customer as set forth on the applicable price list, websites, Order, and/or Service Description.

 

  1. RIGHTS

2.1. Right To Agree To Terms. You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or an emancipated minor, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms and Conditions, and to abide by and comply with these Terms and Conditions.

 

2.2. Right to Use Service. Subject to these Terms and Conditions, COMPANY will provide the Services set forth in the Order for Customer’s use in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and applicable Use Levels. COMPANY hereby grants to Customer a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable right to use any components as may be required to access and use the Services. Customer agrees to use the Services in accordance with the COMPANY’s Privacy Policy, a link to which may be found on the webpage for the applicable service and in the applicable Service Description (the “Privacy Policy”) and the COMPANY’s anti-spam policy, each of which may be updated from time to time and can be viewed at www.scaleupacademy.com/privacy-policy. Technical support for the Services is provided as set forth in the applicable Service Description. Customer agrees to use the Services for professional or business use. COMPANY reserves the right to Update the Services at its discretion. Updates to the Services are included in the Fees and Customer agrees to use the most current version of the Service.

 

2.3. Limitations on Use. Except to the extent permitted by applicable law, Customer agrees, on behalf of itself and its users, not to (i) modify, distribute, prepare derivative works of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble, disassemble, decompile or attempt to decipher any code relating to the Services and/or COMPANY’s technology; (ii) knowingly or negligently access or use the Services in a manner that abuses or disrupts the COMPANY’s networks, security systems, user accounts, or Services of COMPANY or any third party, or attempt to gain unauthorized access to any of the above through unauthorized means, (iii) transmit through or post on the Services any material that is deemed abusive, harassing, obscene, slanderous, fraudulent, libelous or otherwise objectionable or unlawful; (iv) market, offer to sell, and/or resell the Services to any unauthorized third party; (v) use the Services in violation of COMPANY policies, applicable laws, ordinances or regulations; (vi) use the Services to send unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, junk mail, or spam; (vii) harvest, collect, or gather information or data regarding other users without their consent; (viii) transmit through or post on the Services any material that may infringe the intellectual property rights or other rights of third parties, including trademark, copyright, data privacy or right of publicity; (ix) transmit or post on the Services any material that contains software viruses or other harmful or deleterious computer code, files or programs; (x) use the Services directly or indirectly for competitive benchmarking or other competitive analysis if Customer is a direct competitor of the applicable Service; (xi) submit to, or store in the Services, any Protected Health Information (“PHI”) unless Customer has complied with the section entitled “Customer Content / Customer Accounts / Conduct” below; or (xii) make any representations with respect to COMPANY or these Terms and Conditions (including, without limitation, that COMPANY is a warrantor or co-seller of any of Customer’s products and/or services). COMPANY shall have sole and exclusive discretion to determine applicability of the restrictions set forth above and any violations thereof.

 

2.4. Proprietary Rights. Except for the limited subscription rights granted herein, Customer has no right, title or interest in or to the COMPANY Marks or Services or any components provided by COMPANY in connection with the Services or any intellectual property rights related thereto. Customer acknowledges that COMPANY or its licensors retain all proprietary right, title and interest in and to, or practiced in connection with, the COMPANY Marks and the Services and any components, including, without limitation, all modifications, enhancements, derivative works, configuration, translations, upgrades and interfaces thereto.

 

2.5. COMPANY’s Marks. Unless expressly authorized under the terms of this Agreement, Customer agrees that it shall not use, register or apply for registration of any trademark, service mark, business name, company/trade name, domain name or social media account name or handle which is comprised of or incorporates in whole or in part any Mark of COMPANY, or is otherwise confusingly similar to a Mark of COMPANY. In the event of any breach of this provision, Customer agrees that it will do all things necessary to effect the transfer of any such same or similar trademark, service mark, business name, company/trade name, domain name or social media account name or handle to COMPANY, including but not limited to executing assignment documentation. Except as expressly granted herein, no license regarding the use of COMPANY’s copyrights, patents, trademarks, service marks or company/trade names is granted or will be implied. For any authorized use of the COMPANY’s Marks, Customer represents that it has reviewed and will adhere to COMPANY’s Trademark & Copyright Guidelines, and incorporated herein by reference and as may be periodically updated by COMPANY. As noted above, reproduction, copying, or redistribution for commercial purposes of any materials or design elements on the Website is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of COMPANY. For information on requesting such permission, please contact us using the contact information listed in the section entitled “Contacting Us”.

 

  1. ORDERS, FEES, AND PAYMENT

3.1. Orders. Customer may order Services using the COMPANY’s then-current ordering processes. All Orders are subject to acceptance by COMPANY in its discretion. All Customer information provided by or on behalf of Customer must be current, complete and accurate and Customer is responsible for keeping such information updated. Order information is subject to automatic processing by COMPANY for the purposes of managing Customer’s account.

 

3.2. Fees and Payment. Customer is responsible for all fees applicable to the Services, including any one-time implementation fees (“Fees”). All Fees are due and payable as set forth on the invoice and, unless otherwise agreed in writing, payments are due thirty (30) days from the invoice date. Customer agrees to notify COMPANY of any fee dispute within fifteen (15) days of the invoice date and Customer agrees to work in good faith to promptly resolve any dispute and pay fees within fifteen (15) days following resolution of the dispute. When applicable, Customer authorizes COMPANY (i) to take steps to determine whether a debit/credit card number provided is valid, and (ii) charge such card in accordance with the billing frequency specified in the Order. COMPANY reserves the right to terminate its agreement with Customer immediately in the event any payment information is found at any time to be inaccurate, incomplete and/or not current. COMPANY shall not be responsible for any overdraft charges or other fees that may be incurred due to COMPANY use of Customer’s card for payment hereunder. COMPANY will not agree to submit invoices via a customer procurement to pay online portal and/or Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Portals. COMPANY reserves the right to update the price for Services at any time after the Initial Term. COMPANY will notify Customer of any price changes by publishing on its website, emailing, quoting or invoicing Customer. Price changes will be effective as of the next billing cycle.

 

3.3. Additional Services. Customer may order additional Services at any time. Unless otherwise agreed in the applicable Order, any additional Services ordered by Customer following the Effective Date are subject to these Terms and Conditions, and shall be coterminous with the Terms and Conditions for existing Services.

 

3.4. Late Payments. COMPANY reserves the right, in its discretion, to (i) suspend or terminate the Services or any portion thereof for non-payment of undisputed Fees, and (ii) impose a charge to restore archived data from delinquent accounts. Customer agrees to reimburse COMPANY for all reasonable costs and expenses incurred in collecting delinquent amounts.

 

3.5. Taxes and Withholding. Customer shall be responsible for all applicable taxes (including but not limited to withholding tax, sales tax, services tax, value-added tax (VAT), goods and services tax (GST), tariffs, Universal Services Fund (USF) fees (if applicable to the Audio Services only) and/or duties) (collectively, “Taxes”) imposed by any government entity or collecting agency based on the Services, except those Taxes based on COMPANY net income, and/or those Taxes for which Customer has provided a certificate confirming Customer is otherwise exempt. If Customer fails to satisfy its Tax obligations herein, Customer agrees to reimburse COMPANY for any Taxes paid on Customer’s behalf and indemnify and hold COMPANY harmless against any claim, liability and/or penalties resulting therefrom.

 

  1. REFUNDS

4.1 On all ScaleUP Agency Purchases:

We have extreme confidence in our ability to provide great results for your business, but if you are unhappy for any reason within 7 days of your purchase you will be refunded. ScaleUP Agency also has the right to end all services if we do not see the business relationship to be a positive one. Though this is a rare occurrence, we want to make sure our business relationships are positive for each party. If you would like to end all services outside the 7-day on-boarding period, you will need to give us a 14-day notice before your next payment. With this said, we have worked with many of our clients for over several years and our relationships with them are one of the most important aspects of our business.

 

4.2 On all ScaleUP Academy Purchases:

We have extreme confidence in the content within ScaleUP Academy that can greatly benefit you and your business, but if you are unhappy for any reason within 7 days of your purchase you will be refunded. After the 7 days, there is NO refund for the 12 week Mastermind. If you want to cancel ScaleUP Academy, you will need to contact us and give us a 14-day cancellation notice before the next 12-week period begins.

 

4.3 On all Purchases of the Million Dollar Plan book:

All sales are final when purchasing the Million Dollar Plan book on https://milliondollarplan.net.

 

  1. RESTRICTIONS

The contents of our Sites are protected by copyright and trademark laws, and are the property of their owners. All information on the Sites is copyrighted by SCALEUP MEDIA LLC. Unless otherwise noted, you may access and use the information and materials within the Sites for your personal use. You may not change, modify, delete, display, transmit, adapt, exploit, or copy for distribution or sale any information, material, trademark, or copyright on the Sites. You must obtain written permission from us or any other entity who owns intellectual property on the Sites before you may publish, distribute, display, or commercially exploit any material from the Sites. By using the Sites, you agree to abide by all copyright notices or other posted restrictions.

 

  1. LINKS

These terms of use apply only to our Sites, and not to the Sites of any other companies or organizations, including those we link to. We do not maintain, create, endorse, or take any responsibility for the contents, advertising, products or other materials made available through any other site, including those we link to. Under no circumstances will we be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused to you in connection with your use of any content, goods or services available on any other site. Other Sites may link to our Sites by permission only. To seek our permission, you may contact us at the information above. We reserve the right to rescind any permission granted to you or any organization in which we approve linking to our Sites, and to require termination of any such link to any of the Sites, at our discretion at any time.

 

  1. SUBMISSIONS

We welcome your comments about any of the Sites. However, we will not review or consider any unsolicited creative submissions or suggestions for topics at our seminars or within our newsletters or products. We hope you will understand that this policy is intended to avoid the possibility of future misunderstandings in the event that ideas developed by our staff might seem to be similar to the ideas submitted to us. Accordingly, we must ask that you not send us any original creative ideas, suggestions or materials. If, despite our request, you send us any idea, suggestion or material (“Submission”), it shall become our property. We will not be subject to any obligation of confidence for any Submission, and we will not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submission. In the case that you submit something to us and it is unsolicited, we will exclusively own all rights to the Submission worldwide, and we will be entitled to the unrestricted use of the Submission for any purpose, without compensation or notification to the provider of the Submission. Given this fact, we ask that you refrain from submitting creative projects to us, particularly those that are confidential or personal to you.

 

  1. FORUMS

A “forum” means any message board, chat room, user review forum or other interactive service appearing on any of the Sites and includes both public boards and private folders. You must register in accordance with instructions that you will find on the Sites in order to contribute to any forum. You may not post on any forum, or send to any other forum user or our staff, any material that is abusive, vulgar, threatening, harassing, libelous, defamatory, obscene, invades a person’s privacy, violates any intellectual or other property rights, or that would otherwise violate any law. You may not use any forum in a commercial manner. You may not post material that solicits funds, or that advertises or solicits goods or services. You may not post material known to be false. You may not post messages that contain stock touts. You may not post or transmit any information, software or other material that contains a virus or other harmful component. We are not responsible for material appearing in any forum on the Sites, except for material signed by one of our identified representatives. We are not responsible for screening material posted by users for libel, obscenity, invasion of privacy, copyright or trademark infringement, accuracy, or for any other reason. We retain, however, the right to modify or remove messages or other material that we, in our sole discretion, consider infringing, offensive, abusive, defamatory, obscene, stale, or otherwise unacceptable. We also reserve the right to edit materials for any other reason. Whether or not we modify or remove such material, users remain solely responsible for the content of their messages or postings. By posting on the Sites, you grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) us and/or relevant affiliated companies the worldwide, perpetual, nonexclusive right to use your questions, comments, and postings, in their original or edited form, in television programs, books, articles, commentaries, or in any other medium now known or later developed. You also warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content you have posted and that the public posting and use of such content by us will not infringe the rights of any third party. Additionally, you warrant that any “moral rights” in posted materials have been waived. You are not entitled to any compensation for any materials you may post on the Sites.

 

  1. REGISTRATION

We may, at our discretion, suspend or terminate the registration of any forum user or general user who violates any of these terms of use of use, any of the forum member guidelines or for any other behavior that we in our discretion believe is inappropriate.

 

  1. DISCLAIMERS

10.1 The information, services, products, claims, seminar topics, and materials on our Sites are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. We disclaim all warranties, expressed or implied, including but not limited to implied effectiveness of the ideas or success strategies listed on this site as well as those that are provided in our products or to our participants at our events. The only exception is the guarantees of satisfaction and graduation that are clearly labeled guarantees within our Sites. Neither we nor any of our respective licensors or suppliers warrant that any functions contained in the Sites will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Sites or the server that makes them available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Neither we nor any of our respective licensors or suppliers warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the services, products, information or materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. You (and not we or any of our respective licensors or suppliers) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction to your system. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you. We do not endorse, warrant or guarantee any speakers, products or services offered on the Sites or those we link to. We are not a party to, and do not monitor, any transaction between users and third party providers of products or services.

 

10.2 The Parties agree that the optimization and strategy of performing the Services (including marketing campaigns) will be executed using best practices known to the COMPANY. There are no guarantees or promises of performance of any and all Services provided by the COMPANY, especially advertising campaigns, and in no way is the opinion that the campaigns are not performing grounds for termination of this Agreement.

 

10.3 Advertising networks, such as Google AdWords Facebook, can ban your advertisements, url, and/or accounts for violation of their terms of service. You assume all responsibility of complying with the terms and conditions of these advertising networks to determine whether the proposed advertisements presented by the COMPANY are in compliance. It is your responsibility to review and determine whether to approve or deny the advertisements created by the COMPANY based upon their liking and the compliance of advertisement networks’ terms of services. You assume all risk and all risks of advertising, including account bans. You hold the COMPANY forever harmless for any and all possible bans by these advertising networks. The COMPANY works according to your instruction, demands, and supervision.

 

  1. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL COMPANY OR ITS AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, COMPANY’S LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Any provision herein to the contrary notwithstanding, the maximum liability of COMPANY to any person, firm or corporation whatsoever arising out of or in the connection with any license, use or other employment of any Content delivered to You hereunder, whether such liability arises from any claim based on breach or repudiation of contract, warranty, tort or otherwise, shall in no case exceed the actual price paid to COMPANY by You for the Content whose license, use, or other employment gives rise to the liability. The essential purpose of this provision is to limit the potential liability of COMPANY arising out of this Agreement. The parties acknowledge that the limitations set forth in this section are integral to the amount of consideration levied in connection with the Website and any services rendered hereunder and that, were COMPANY to assume any further liability other than as set forth herein, such consideration would of necessity be set substantially higher.

 

  1. NO PROFESSIONAL ADVICE

The information contained in or made available through the Sites (including but not limited to information contained on message boards, in text files, or in chats) cannot replace or substitute for the services of trained professionals in any field, including, but not limited to, financial, medical, psychological, or legal matters. In particular, you should regularly consult a doctor in all matters relating to physical or mental health, particularly concerning any symptoms that may require diagnosis or medical attention. We and our licensors or suppliers make no representations or warranties concerning any treatment, action, or application of medication or preparation by any person following the information offered or provided within or through the Sites. Neither we nor our partners, or any of their affiliates, will be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or other damages that may result, including but not limited to economic loss, injury, illness or death. You alone are responsible and accountable for your decisions, actions and results in life, and by your use of the Sites, you agree not to attempt to hold us liable for any such decisions, actions or results, at any time, under any circumstance.

 

  1. INDEMNIFICATION

Upon a request by COMPANY, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold COMPANY and its other affiliated companies harmless, and their employees, contractors, officers, and directors from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney’s fees, that arise from your misuse of the Website or Services.

 

  1. SEVERABILITY AND INTEGRATION

Unless otherwise specified herein, this Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and COMPANY with respect to the Website and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications between you and COMPANY with respect to the Website. If any part of these Terms and Conditions is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

 

  1. EARNINGS DISCLAIMER

We don’t believe in “get rich” programs – only in hard work, adding value, building a real and professional career, and serving others with excellence and constancy. Our programs are intended to help you share your message with a wider audience and to make a difference in the world while growing your personal brand. Our programs take a lot of work and discipline just like any worthwhile endeavor or professional continuing education program. Please don’t enroll in our programs if you believe in the “money for nothing get rich quick” myth or ideology; we only want serious people dedicated to real professional development who want to add value and move humanity forward. As stipulated by law, we can not and do not make any guarantees about your ability to get results or earn any money with our ideas, information, tools or strategies. We don’t know you and, besides, your results in life are up to you. Agreed? We just want to help by giving great content, direction, and strategies. You should know that all products and services by our company are for educational and informational purposes only. Nothing on this page, any of our websites, or any of our content or curriculum is a promise or guarantee of results or future earnings, and we do not offer any legal, medical, tax or other professional advice. Any financial numbers referenced here, or on any of our sites, are illustrative of concepts only and should not be considered average earnings, exact earnings, or promises for actual or future performance. Making decisions based on any information presented in our products, events, services, or web site, should be done only with the knowledge that you could experience risk or losses just like any entrepreneurial endeavor. Use caution and always consult your accountant, lawyer or professional advisor before acting on this or any information related to a lifestyle change or your business or finances. You alone are responsible and accountable for your decisions, actions and results in life, and by your registration here you agree not to attempt to hold us liable for your decisions, actions or results, at any time, under any circumstance.

 

  1. PARENTAL PERMISSION

The Sites are not directed to children under the age of 13 and we will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. We strongly recommend that parents participate in their children’s exploration of the internet and any online services and use their browser’s parental controls to limit the areas of the internet to which their children have access. We may, at our discretion, require users under 18 to obtain the consent of a parent or guardian to view certain content, and we may limit access to certain content to users above a specified age. You agree to abide by any such restrictions, and not to help anyone avoid these restrictions.

 

  1. CONFIDENTIALITY AND NON-COMPETE

Users of our Sites hereby understand that the tools, processes, strategies, materials and information presented on our Sites are copyrighted and proprietary, so users agrees not to record, duplicate, distribute, teach or train from our information in any manner whatsoever without our express written permission. Any unauthorized use or distribution of our Sites proprietary concepts, materials, and intellectual property by you or your representatives is prohibited and Promoter will pursue legal action and full damages if these terms are violated in order to protect its rights.

 

  1. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE (THE “CONTENT”) ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” FOR YOUR USE. THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. COMPANY AND ITS AGENTS DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT IS ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR CORRECT; THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE CONTENT IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR RISK. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, THESE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

 

  1. ARBITRATION OF DISPUTES

(a) The parties agree that any dispute or claim in law or equity arising between them regarding the use of the Website or these Terms and Conditions, including any dispute regarding the enforceability or applicability of this arbitration provision, shall be decided by neutral, binding arbitration conducted in Collier County, Florida. The arbitrator shall be a retired judge, justice, or an attorney with at least ten (10) years of legal experience relating to the subject matter of this Agreement, unless the parties mutually agree otherwise, who shall render an award in accordance with the substantive laws of Collier County, Florida. In all other respects, the arbitration shall be conducted in accordance with the rules and procedures of the American Arbitration Association, subject to the parties being allowed limited discovery. Judgment upon the award of the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction.

 

NOTICE: BY USING THE WEBSITE YOU ARE AGREEING TO HAVE ANY DISPUTE ARISING OUT OF THE MATTERS INCLUDED IN THIS “ARBITRATION OF DISPUTES” PROVISION DECIDED BY NEUTRAL ARBITRATION AND YOU ARE GIVING UP ANY RIGHTS YOU MIGHT POSSESS TO HAVE THE DISPUTE LITIGATED IN A COURT OR JURY TRIAL. YOU ARE GIVING UP YOUR JUDICIAL RIGHTS TO DISCOVERY AND APPEAL, UNLESS THOSE RIGHTS ARE SPECIFICALLY INCLUDED IN THE “ARBITRATION OF DISPUTES” PROVISION. IF YOU REFUSE TO SUBMIT TO ARBITRATION AFTER AGREEING TO THIS PROVISION YOU MAY BE COMPELLED TO ARBITRATE ANYHOW PURSUANT TO A COURT ORDER. YOUR AGREEMENT TO THIS ARBITRATION PROVISION IS VOLUNTARY. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO AGREE TO ARBITRATION, THEN YOU MAY NOT USE THE WEBSITE.

 

  1. CLASS ACTION WAIVER

ANY LEGAL ACTION OR ARBITRATION ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS MUST BE ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS. THIS MEANS NEITHER YOU NOR WE MAY JOIN OR CONSOLIDATE CLAIMS BY OR AGAINST OTHER CUSTOMERS, OR LITIGATE IN COURT OR ARBITRATE ANY CLAIMS AS A REPRESENTATIVE OR MEMBER OF A CLASS OR IN A PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL CAPACITY.

 

  1. ATTORNEYS’ FEES

In any dispute, action, proceeding, or arbitration regarding the use of the Website or these Terms and Conditions, including the enforcement of any arbitration provision herein, the party prevailing in such action or proceeding shall be entitled to recover, in addition to any other award of damages or other remedies, its reasonable attorneys’ and experts’ fees, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, expenses for expert witnesses and all reasonable attorneys’ fees, costs and expenses upon appeal).