Terms of Service
Last Updated: Nov 11th, 2014
* Acceptance Of Terms
When using, accessing or purchasing particular services or features of our directory, you shall be subject to any posted agreements, guidelines, or rules applicable to such services or features that may be posted from time to time.
* Use of Directory & Services
* Directory - User Conduct
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree NOT to:
(b) Use the directory and services in any manner that violates any relevant law or that infringes, misappropriates, or violates any third parties rights, including, but not limited to, transmitting content that may infringe, misappropriate or violates a third parties right of publicity, contractual rights, fiduciary rights or intellectual property rights.
(d) Reproduce, duplicate, copy, modify, sell, re-sell or exploit any content on our site for any commercial, educational, or any other non personal purpose, or any unrelated reason to your personal purchasing decisions without written consent of Sleek Directory, which consent may be withheld at our own discretion.
(e) Post irrelevant content, repeatedly post the same or similar content (spam), or otherwise impose an unreasonable or disproportionally large load on our infrastructure or servers, interfere, or attempt to interfere with the proper working of our Directory and Services or any activities conducted on our directory.
(f) Harass, threaten, intimidate, impersonate, any other person, falsify your contact or other information, misrepresent a relationship with any person or entity, including a relationship with Sleek Directory or Biz-Giant Network LLC, or otherwise attempt to mislead others as to the identity of sender or origin of a review, rating, or comment.
(g) Use our Directory if under the age of 13 (minor) unless a parent or guardian is present.
(h) Take any action to undermine our review and rating process used by our staff editors or our users.
(i) Attempt to gain unauthorized access to our directory or services, using others user accounts, or other computer systems or networks connected to our directory or network and services.
(j) Use the directory or services in any way that could interfere with the rights of Sleek Directory or rights of its users, clients of our directory and its services.
(k) Attempt to gain unauthorized access into any portion or feature of our directory, or any other systems or networks connected to our directory and services or to any server used by Biz-Giant LLC Network, by hacking, password mining, or any other illegitimate or unauthorized means, including attempting to obtain passwords, account information, or any other personal or private information from any other directory user.
(m) Transmit or submit any transmission or encrypted materials that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, spiders, spam bots, or other programming routines that are intended to damage, interfere, disrupt, impair, disable or otherwise overburden our directory and its servers.
(n) Access, download monitor or copy any information contained on our directory through artificial means including but not limited to use any scraper, robots, spiders, spam bots, or other automatic device or program, including algorithms, or similar automatic or manual processes, or reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure of the directory.
(o) Obtain or attempt to obtain any content, materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through our directory and services.
(p) Probe, scan or test the vulnerability of our directory or any network connected to our directory, nor breach the security or authentication measures on or off the sites and services provided.
(q) You can not reverse look up, trace or seek any information on any other user of our directory in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to, personal info other then your own, except as expressly authorized by Sleek Directory.
* User Registration Information
We may require that you create an account to use or access certain parts of our directory and use certain products and features. We may require that you provide login information such as a username and password to access and utilize your account. As a condition of your use of the directory and services, you agree to:
(a) Provide Sleek Directory with true, accurate, current and complete information as by prompted on registration forms, when registering for or using the directory and services and
(b) Update and maintain the truthfulness, accuracy and completeness of such information.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any passwords or other account information not generally available to others and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your username and password. While there are limited, legitimate reasons for creating multiple accounts, creating serial or overlapping accounts may results in account termination. Please contact us if you have questions about managing multiple accounts.
* User Content Submissions
As a condition of submitting any content or other materials to our Directory you agree that:
(i) You grant Sleek Directory a royalty free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non exclusive, transferable, and sublicense to use, reproduce, copy, adapt, modify, merge, distribute, publicity display, create derivative works from, incorporate such content into other works. You grant Sleek Directory all rights necessary to publish or refrain from publishing your name and address in connection with your content; sublicense through multiple tiers the content, and acknowledge that this license can not be terminated by you once your content is submitted to Sleek Directory.
(ii) You grant Sleek Directory all rights necessary to prohibit the subsequent aggregation, display, copying, duplication, reproduction, distribution, or exploitation of your content by any other party or users.
(iii) Your name and report information may be made available to the public and to the services providers on which you report.
* User Reviews and Ratings:
Sleek Directory may in its sole discretion, choose to remove (or not remove) reviews and ratings once published.
You will not submit any reviews that may be considered by Sleek Directory to be infringing, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, obscene, profane, hateful, offensive, harmful, vulgar, distasteful, defamatory or otherwise violates any relevant law or right of any other party, or racially, ethnically or otherwise is objectionable.
All your reviews and ratings will be based upon:
(a) Your actual first hand experience with the service provider or directory listing you are reviewing or rating.
(b) Your first hand experience where you have legal authority to disclose such health or personal information.
(c) All your reviews and ratings will be accurate, honest, truthful, and complete in all respects.
(d) You do not work for, own interest in, or serve on board of directors of any reviews and ratings you submit.
(e) You are not in any way related (by blood, adoption, or marriage) to any of the listings which you submit reviews.
(f) You have not received any form of compensation to post reviews and ratings on the listings or content.
(g) You will submit thorough (200 characters minimum) and thoughtful reviews of listings you review and rate.
(h) You will not submit reviews that comment on "other users reviews" of listings in our directory.
(i) You will not submit reviews with any type of hyperlinks in body of reviews or self promote.
The review and ratings that you provide do not reflect the views of Sleek Directory, its officers, managers, owners, employees, agents, designees, other users, or its trained attack guard dogs.
* Publication & Distribution of Content
Sleek Directory cannot guarantee the accuracy, integrity, quality or appropriateness of any content transmitted to or through the directory and services. You acknowledge that Sleek Directory simply acts as a conduit and a service provider for the publication and distribution of "user generated content". You understand that all posted on, transmitted through or linked threw service, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated. You understand that Sleek Directory does not control, and is not responsible for any content or service providers content made available through our directory and that by using our directory and services, you may be exposed to content that is inaccurate, misleading, or offensive. You agree that you must evaluate and make your own judgment, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any content listed in our directory.
Under no circumstances will Sleek Directory be liable in any way for any content, including but not limited to, any content that contains any errors, omissions, defamatory statements, or confidential or private information (including but not limited to heath information) or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content submitted, accessed, transmitted or otherwise conveyed via the directory and services provided. You waive the right to bring or assert any claim against Sleek Directory relating to content, and release our web directory from any and all liability for or relating to any content. Sleek Directory has no obligation to review, monitor, or remove any content or other materials, except as required by law.
You agree that Sleek Directory may establish general practices, policies and limits, which may or may not be published, concerning the use of our directory and services, including without limitation, the time that reviews and ratings will be retained, the maximum number of times and duration for which you may access the directory and services in a given period of time. You agree that Sleek Directory has the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice to you.
* Directory Listings & Service Providers
Sleek Directory does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, data, advertising, products, goods or services available from, or through, any third party or site listings (which includes, but is not limited to, health care category and wellness products). You agree that should you use or rely on such content, data, advertisement, products, goods or services, available or unavailable from, or through any third party or service provider, Sleek Directory is not responsible or liable, indirectly, or directly, for any damage or loss caused (or alleged to be caused by or in connection) with such use or reliance. Your dealings with, or participation in promotions of any site listings, and any other terms, conditions, representations or warranties associated with such dealings, are between you and such site listing exclusively, and Do Not involve Sleek Directory. You should make thorough investigation on resources listed that you deem necessary or appropriate before hiring or engaging any site listings or service providers within our directory.
Third parties and service providers will occasionally link or otherwise direct internet users to our directory and services for the purpose of utilizing one or more of the services we provide to others. Additionally, we may provide links or otherwise direct you to third party sites and services. Sleek Directory does not control or operate any such third party services and sites. Any information you provide to these third party services while on their sites is subject to the respective policies of those sites and providers, and not Sleek Directory policies. It is your responsibility to review such third party or service providers policies, including any relevant Privacy Policies.
You agree that's Sleek Directory will not be responsible or liable for, and does not endorse any content, advertising, goods and services provided on or through these outside websites or for your use or inability to use such sites. Sleek Directory does not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information (including, without limitation, credit card, and any other personal information) you might be requested to give to any third party or sites listed. You use these third party or service sites at your own risk.
You agree that Sleek Directory is not responsible for the accessibility or unavailability of any listing (which includes, but is not limited to, heath care and wellness providers) or for your interactions and dealings with them. You waive the right to bring or assert any claim against Sleek Directory relating to any interactions or dealings with any service providers or site listings and release Sleek Directory from any and all liability.
Without limiting the forgoing, your correspondence or business dealings with, consumption or products and services of, or participation in promotions of third parties found on or through the use of our directory and services, including payment for and delivery or fulfillment of related good and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third party. You agree that Sleek Directory shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage incurred as the results of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such third parties or service providers listings on Sleek Directory.
* User Termination of Access
Sleek Directory may terminate your privilege to use or access the directory and services immediately and without notice for any reason whatsoever. Upon such termination, you must immediately cease accessing or using our site and agree not to access or make use of, or attempt to use, the directory and services. Furthermore, you acknowledge that Sleek Directory reserves the right to take action, technical, legal, or otherwise block, nullify or deny your ability to access the directory and services. You understand that Sleek Directory may exercise this right in its sole discretion, and this right shall be in addition to and not in substitution for any other rights and remedies available to Sleek Directory.
* Trademarks and Copyrights
Sleek Directory, and associated graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are the trademarks or trade dress of "Sleek Directory" in the U.S. and or other Countries. These trademarks and trade dress may not be used, including as part of trademarks and or as part of domain names, keyword advertisements, email addresses, or in connection with any product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion in identity or in general.
You should assume all content and materials made available on Sleek Directory is protected by copyright law. Aside from user-submitted content, all other materials and other information on our directory, including, but not limited to, all text, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio, videos, downloads, data compilations and software are the exclusive property of Sleek Directory and or its licensors and are protected by all United States and International copyright laws.
* Copyright Infringement - Claims
Sleek Directory respects the intellectual property of others. It is our policy to respond expeditiously to legitimate claims of copyright and other intellectual property infringement. We will promptly process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") and other applicable intellectual property laws. Upon receipt of notices complying or substantially complying with DMCA, we may act to remove or disable access to any reference or link to material or activity that is claimed to be infringing. We may terminate access for users of our directory and services who infringe on others copyrights.
* Copyright Infringement - Notifications
To provide us with notice of an infringement, you must provide a written communication (email) to the attention of DMCA@sleekdirectory.com that sets forth the information specified by the DMCA. Please note that you may be liable for damages (including attorneys cost and fees) if you materially misrepresent that an activity is infringing your copyright.
We will need the following information from you:
(i) Electronic signature of person authorized to act on behalf of copyright owner or other intellectual property interest.
(ii) A description of copyrighted work or intellectual property you claim has been infringed.
(iii) Detailed description of where (url link) of material claimed infringed is located on our directory site.
(iv) Your address, phone number, and email address you wish for us to contact you back at.
(v) Statement in good faith believe the disputed use is not authorized by its copyright owner, its agent, or law.
(iv) Statement by you Notarized and made under penalty of perjury, that above information in your notice is accurate, and that your the owner to act on copyrighted material.
* Copyright Infringement - Counter Notification
If we remove or disable access to content in response to an infringement notice, we may make reasonable attempts to contact the owner or administrator of the affected content. If your material has been removed and you feel that your material does not constitute infringement, you may provide us with a counter notification by written email communication to the attention of DMCA@sleekdirectory.com that sets forth all the necessary information required by DMCA. Please note that you may be liable for damages (including attorneys fees and costs) if you materially misrepresent that an activity is not infringing the copyrights of others. If your uncertain whether an activity constitutes infringement, we recommend seeking the advice of an attorney or legal professional.
* Site Delays and Accessibility
The directory and service provided may be subject to limitations, delays, failure, and other problems inherent in the use of the internet and electronic communications. Sleek Directory is not responsible for any delays, failures or other damage resulting from such unforeseen problems.
* Warranties & Disclaimers
You acknowledge that Sleek Directory has no control over, and no duty to take any action regarding;
(a) Which users gain access to or use the directory and its services
(b) What effects the content on or in connection with our directory may have on you.
(c) How you may interpret or use the content on or in connection with the directory and services;
(d) What actions you may take as a result of having been exposed to the content on or in connection with our directory and its services.
You release Sleek Directory from all liability for you having acquired (or not acquired) content or information through our directory and services offered. The directory may contain, or direct you to sites containing, information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. Sleek Directory makes no representations concerning any content contained in or accessed through our directory and will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained in or accessed through our directory and its services. Sleek Directory makes no guarantees or warranty, express or implied, as to the reliability, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of that information and assumes no responsibility for any errors or emissions therein.
YOU ACCESS AND USE THE DIRECTORY AND SERVICES AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE DIRECTORY AND SERVICE ARE PROVIDED ON AN AS IS, AS AVAILABLE BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGMENT ARE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMED. NEITHER SLEEK DIRECTORY NOR ITS AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR THIRD PARTIES CONTENT PROVIDERS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS RESULTING FROM USE OR UNAVAILABILITY OR INFORMATION OR CONTENT ON OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE DIRECTORY AND SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY LOST PROFITS, LOSS OR DAMAGES, TO DATA, OR ANY DIRECT , INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, COMPENSATORY OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF THEY HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS DISCLAIMER IS APPLICABLE TO ANY DAMAGE OR INJURY RESULTING FROM NEGLIGENCE OR OMISSION OF SLEEK DIRECTORY, COMPUTER VIRUS OR OTHER SIMILAR ITEM, TELECOMMUNICATIONS ERRORS, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, OR USE, OF USER INFORMATION THROUGH THEFT OR ANY OTHER MEANS.
WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR CRIMINAL, TORTUOUS, OR NEGLIGENT ACTIONS OF OMISSIONS OF THIRD PARTIES THAT EFFECT THE DIRECTORY AND SERVICES. IN NO EVENT WILL SLEEK DIRECTORY OR ANY OF ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, EDITORS, OR THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY TORTUOUS OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS. IN NO EVENT WILL SLEEK DIRECTORY OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO EQUIPMENT, HARDWARE OR OTHER PROPERTY OF USER OR PERSONAL INJURY THAT ARISES IN CONNECTION WITH USE OF OUR DIRECTORY AND ITS SERVICES.
ANY MATERIAL ACCESSED, DOWNLOADED, OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITES AND SERVICES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SUCH MATERIAL. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SLEEK DIRECTORY OR THROUGH OR FROM THE DIRECTORY SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED IN THE TERMS.
SLEEK DIRECTORY DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT...
(1) THE DIRECTORY AND/OR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS.
(2) THE DIRECTORY AND /OR SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR FREE.
(3) THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE DIRECTORY AND/OR SERVICES WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE.
(4) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH OUR DIRECTORY OR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
YOU AGREE THAT FROM TIME TO TIME WE MAY REMOVE THE SERVICE FOR INDEFINITE PERIODS OF TIME, OR CANCEL OUR SERVICES AT ANY TIME, WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THE ABOVE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES OR JURISDICTIONS, SLEEK DIRECTORY LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
SLEEK DIRECTORY SHALL USE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO PROTECT INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES, BUT YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR SUBMISSION OF SUCH INFORMATION IS AT YOUR OWN RISK, AND THAT SLEEK DIRECTORY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS LIABILITY RELATING TO SUCH INFORMATION IN ANY WAY.
Sleek Directory has no control over and no duty to take action regarding, other users behavior, what effects content may have on you, how you may interpret or use content, or what actions you may take as a result of having been exposed to content. You release Sleek Directory from all liability for you having acquired (or not acquired) content through our directory and services.
Sleek Directory makes no representations concerning any content, including the accuracy thereof, contained in or accessed through the directory and services, and will not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of material contained in or accessed through our directory. The directory and services may (will) display links to other internet sites and resources. Because Sleek Directory has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Sleek Directory is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites. You further acknowledge and agree that Sleek Directory shall not be responsible or liable directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site and resource.
* Indemnity & Liability
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Sleek Directory, its officers, managers, owners, employees, agents, editors, designees, users, service providers and suppliers from and against all losses, liabilities, expenses, damages, claims, demands, and costs, including attorneys fees and court costs due to or arising from:
(b) The inaccurate or untruthful content or information provided by you, to us, that you submit, transmit or otherwise make available through our service.
(c) Any intentional or willful violation of any rights of another or harm you may have caused to another.
Sleek Directory will have sole control of the defense of any such damage or claim.
* Limitation of Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SLEEK DIRECTORY, ITS OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS WILL NOT BE LIABLE UNDER CONTRACT, TORT STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (EVEN IF ADVISED OF SUCH DAMAGES) WITH RESPECT TO OUR DIRECTORY AND SERVICES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
(A) THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE DIRECTORY AND SERVICES.
(B) THE COST OF ANY GOODS AND/OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED AS A RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE DIRECTORY AND SERVICES.
(C) DISCLOSURE OF, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS, DATA, INFORMATION, OR CONTENT.
(D) CONTENT YOU SUBMIT, RECEIVE, ACCESS, TRANSMIT OR OTHERWISE CONVEY THROUGH THE DIRECTORY AND SERVICES.
(E) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY SERVICE PROVIDER OR OTHER THIRD PARTY IN CONNECTION WITH OR THROUGH THE DIRECTORY AND SERVICES.
(F) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE DIRECTORY AND SERVICES.
By using of our Sleek Directory and services, you consent to receive electronic communications from us (via email or posted on site) and you agree that any such communications satisfy any legal requirement to make such communications in writing.
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