Terms & Services

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TERMS OF USE

YOUR ACCEPTANCE

Please read these Terms of Use (the “Terms”) carefully because this document is legally binding on you when you visit ReferLocals.com (the “Site”) or use Refer Locals Mobile App (the “App”). The Site and the App are collectively referred to herein as the “Service.” The Service is owned and operated by GroupInc Consulting LLC, a Texas limited liability company (“We,” “Us,” or “Our”). Our Privacy Policy [www.referlocals.com/privacypolicy] also governs your use of the Service. If you that we may revise these Terms every once in a while whenever we feel it is appropriate, without notifying you. If you continue visiting our Service after we have published the revised Terms on this page, this constitutes your acceptance of the changes. So, please check this page periodically to take notice of any changes we made.

What information we collect

  • Venue. OUR SERVICE IS A NEUTRAL VENUE. WE DISCLAIM ALL LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO INFORMATION PROVIDED TO OR BY THE SERVICE USERS. The Service connects users with Local Professionals, such as Plumbers, Electricians, Handymen, Real Estate Agents, Loan Officers, Movers, Baby Sitters, Maids, etc. Users can post jobs via our Service, search for and refer Professionals. Our App is currently free to use but we will introduce some premium paid features later. When we will launch premium features, the App use will be on a recurring monthly or yearly subscription basis. All charges will be final and participating Professionals will have to give a 30 days’ notice in order to cancel the subscription.
  • Third Party Services The Service may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by us. We assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, the Service will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party website. You acknowledge that we will not be liable for any and all claims, demands and damages of any kind and nature arising out of or in any way connected from any and all potential liabilities arising from the use of any third-party website. We cannot guarantee the availability or performance of any third party services used to support the Service. Such third party services may change their operations without notice to us. Therefore, we shall not be liable for any outages, version changes, delivery delays, failures, bugs, or termination of third party network service. Third party networks have their own terms of use, and you must comply with any Terms and Conditions provided by any third party network.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

  • our IP. All Service contents, registered and unregistered trademarks, designs, information and images (the “Intellectual Property”) belong to us and our content suppliers. The Intellectual Property is protected by U.S. and international trademark, copyright, privacy, and other intellectual property laws. You obtain no interest in that Intellectual Property, provided, however, that you may download and view or print a copy of materials on this Service for personal use as long as you do not modify any content (including any copyright notice) in any way. All rights not expressly granted under these Terms are reserved by us.  Unless expressly stated otherwise, you shall not copy, reproduce or replicate any Intellectual Property. We have the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any content submitted by users. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any content posted by users or any third party..
  • License to Your Content. By transmitting or uploading any content to our Service, you grant us a perpetual, unlimited, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, reproduce, adapt, display, perform, modify, transmit, translate, distribute, and create derivative works of your content; to make, have made, sell or otherwise distribute any of your submitted content. You further represent and warrant that you have the right, title, and/or authority to grant such license to us.
  • Copyright Infringement Claims . Unauthorized copying, distribution, modification, public display, or public performance of copyrighted works is an infringement of the copyright holder’s rights. You agree that you will not use our Service to infringe anyone’s intellectual property rights. We will investigate copyright infringement claims if they are reported to us to support@referlocals.com

YOUR OBLIGATIONS

By using this Service, you represent, warrant and agree that:

  • If you place an order, you have a full capacity to form a legally binding contract.
  • You will not post untrue or misleading listings.
  • You will provide a valid payment method information when necessary and pay all sums due when due. You will not use payment methods which you are not authorized to use. You will not use fake identity.
  • You will not create duplicate accounts and you will not share your account with anyone. You are solely responsible for all activity that occurs under your account.
  • Our Service may contain typographical errors, “price bugs” (mispriced items) or other inaccuracies.
  • Submission of untruthful listings, reviews, posts, articles or other content may result in account termination. We may reject or erase or edit any content submitted for any reason without prior notice to you, within our sole reasonable discretion. All content you submit to our Service is free of third party intellectual property claims and contains no vulgar, profane, defamatory, abusive, racist or hateful language or expressions. You will only submit true, complete and not misleading information to the Service.
  • Our Service content may not be copied for republication, either online or on paper, without our prior express written permission.
  • You will not submit unsolicited bulk or commercial messages ("spam") to our Service, other users or anyone else. Any unsolicited message must also not direct the recipient to any third party site or other resource.
  • You will not access our Service in order to gain a competitive advantage.
  • You will only use the Service for legal purposes and you will remain responsible for complying with all laws applicable to your use of the Service.
  • All persons who access the Service through your Internet connection (i) will have a legal right to do so, and (ii) will read and comply with these Terms of Use.
  • We have the right to refuse access, service or disable your account on our Service at any time for any reason or no reason without notice, explanation or liability of any kind.
  • You may not use any web spiders, bots, indexers, robots, crawlers, harvesters, or any other automatic process to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Service or any content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Service or any content.
  • You will not interfere with the proper working of the Service. You will not impersonate any other person or entity, submit any false, defamatory, offensive, harassing material, or any material that infringes or violates another party's intellectual property rights and rights of privacy and publicity.

REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF THESE TERMS

  • We may take any action that we deem necessary or appropriate if we believe that any user violates the Terms of Use, infringes any intellectual property right, privacy right or confidentiality principles, threatens anybody’s personal safety or uses offensive language. We may: (i) disclose user’s identity to law enforcement agencies, to any third party claiming violation of their intellectual property or privacy right, (ii) block user’s IP address, notify user’s Internet Service Provider, suspend or terminate any account on our Service, (iii) moderate any content submitted to us, (iv) take any other action provided for in these Terms of Use or available under equity or law.
  • Since we cannot ensure that all material submitted to us is accurate and free of third party claims, we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or content provided by any user or third party.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

  • USE OF THIS SERVICE AND ITS CONTENTS IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THIS SERVICE AND ALL OF ITS CONTENT ARE PROVIDED "AS IS". YOU MUST NOT RELY ON ANY CONTENT PUBLISHED ON OR LINKED TO THIS SERVICE WITHOUT FIRST MAKING YOUR OWN ENQUIRIES TO VERIFY IT IS ACCURATE, CURRENT AND COMPLETE. WE DO NOT MAKE, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM, ANY REPRESENTATIONS,WARRANTIES, COVENANTS AND CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARISING OUT OF OPERATION OF LAW, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE OF TRADE OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF: MERCHANTABILITY; FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE; NON-INFRINGEMENT; SAFETY; QUALITY; FREEDOM FROM DEFECTS OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; UNINTERRUPTED, VIRUS-FREE OR ERROR-FREE USE OF THIS SERVICE; OR ACCURACY, CURRENCY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR APPROPRIATENESS RELATING TO THE CONTENT OF THIS SERVICE.
  • WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS AND PROPERTY DAMAGE, EVEN IF WE WERE ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, NOR SHALL WE BE HELD LIABLE FOR DELAY OR FAILURE IN PERFORMANCE RESULTING FROM CAUSES BEYOND OUR REASONABLE CONTROL.  IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED ONE HUNDRED U.S. DOLLARS (US $100). NO CLAIM, SUIT OR ACTION MAY BE BROUGHT AGAINST US AFTER SIX MONTHS FROM THE UNDERLYING CAUSE OF ACTION. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION, OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless our company, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Service; (ii) your violation of any provision of these Terms; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that one of your user submissions caused damage to a third party.

GOVERNING LAW

These Terms and any action related thereto will be governed by the laws of Texas without regard to its conflict of laws provisions that would result in application of any other law. You consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of Dallas, Texas in connection with any matter based upon or arising out of these Terms or the matters contemplated herein.

Disclosure of your information

  • Electronic Communications You agree that all notices or other communications regarding your account and/or your use of the Service ("Communications"), may be provided to you electronically and you agree to receive all Communications from us in electronic form. You may print a copy of any Communications and retain it for your records. All electronic Communications will be considered just as legally binding as if they were in paper form. You may revoke your consent to receive Communications electronically, but if you revoke your consent to receive Communications electronically, we reserve the right to terminate your right to use our Service.
  • Hyperlinks. You may link to our Service, as long as this is done in a fair way that does not negatively affect our reputation or business and does not suggest any form of association where there is none. You cannot frame our Service on any other website. We reserve the right to request that you withdraw any link and you agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking to terminate immediately.
  • Assignment. We may transfer, assign or subcontract the rights, interests or obligations under these Terms, at our sole discretion, without obtaining your consent.
  • Severability. Should any part of these Terms of Use be rendered or declared invalid by an appropriate authority, such invalidation of such part or portion of these Terms of Use should not invalidate the remaining portions thereof, and they shall remain in full force and effect.
  • No Waiver. Enforcement of these Terms of Use is solely in our discretion, and failure to enforce the Terms of Use in some instances does not constitute a waiver of our right to enforce them in other instances.
  • Prevailing Language. In the event of any discrepancy between the English original version of these Terms and any foreign language translation, the English version prevails.

FEEDBACK

Please submit your inquiries to support@referlocals.com