Terms of Service

T4S is an online community for folks to connect and create collaborative relationships. Our basic service is free, and we will offer paid upgrades for advanced features.

The following terms and conditions govern all use of the T4S website and all content, services and products available at or through the website, including, but not limited to, profile pages, startup pages, the messaging service, etc. (taken together, the Website). The Website is owned and operated by Social, Employment & Educational Impact Corp.using its Doing Business As name Talent4Startups ("T4S"). The Website is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, T4S's Privacy Policy) and procedures that may be published from time to time on this Site by T4S (collectively, the “Agreement”).

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you are legally bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services.

Usage

The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.

Our service is designed to give you as much control and ownership over what goes on your site as possible and encourage you to express yourself freely. However, T4S prohibits profiles that engage in spam, inappropriate language, porn, illegal activity, commercial marketing activity (recruiters, multi level marketers etc.), viruses, or hate content. T4S reserves the exclusive right to determine what is prohibited. If you find a T4S profile, message, or startup that you believe violates our terms of service, please contact info@talent4Startups.org.

Limitation of Liability

T4S is a community focused site designed to help startup founders and individuals looking to gain experience. T4S expresses no guarantees or vouch for any individual or startup posting on the platform. You, as a user of this service, should apply your own best judgment on what kind of relationship you get into with other users. At no time is T4S to be considered a legal resource for giving legal advice. If you have legal question, you should consult a licensed attorney.

T4S is explicitly not liable for wages, expectation of payments, or liabilities incurred or owed between users who choose to connect and collaborate using this platform.

In no event will T4S, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to T4S under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. T4S shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

Your T4S Account and pages. If you create a T4S Profile or Startup Page(s) ("T4S pages") on the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and T4S pages, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with your T4S pages. You must not describe or assign tags to your T4S pages in a misleading or unlawful manner, including in a manner intended to trade on the name or reputation of others, and T4S may change or remove any description or tag that it considers inappropriate or unlawful, or otherwise likely to cause T4S liability. You must immediately notify T4S of any unauthorized uses of your T4S pages, your account or any other breaches of security. T4S will not be liable for any acts or omissions by You, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.

Responsibility of Contributors. If you operate any T4S pages, post material to the Website, post links on the Website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Website (any such material, “Content”), You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:

  1. the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
  2. if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the Content;
  3. you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
  4. the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
  5. the Content is not spam, is not machine- or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
  6. the Content is not pornographic, does not contain threats or incite violence towards individuals or entities, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
  7. your T4S pages is not getting advertised via unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, other blogs and web sites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods;
  8. you are doing anything that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company.

By submitting content to T4S for inclusion on your Website, you grant T4S a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting your profile. If you delete Content, T4S will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the Website, but you acknowledge that caching or references to the Content may not be made immediately unavailable.

Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, T4S has the right (though not the obligation) to, in T4S's sole discretion (i) refuse or remove any content that, in T4S's reasonable opinion, violates any T4S policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or (ii) terminate or deny access to and use of the Website to any individual or entity for any reason, in T4S's sole discretion. T4S will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid.

Payment and Renewal.

  1. General Terms. Optional paid services may be made available on the Website (any such services, an “Upgrade”). By selecting an Upgrade you agree to pay T4S the monthly or annual subscription fees indicated for that service. Payments will be charged on a pre-pay basis on the day you sign up for an Upgrade and will cover the use of that service for a monthly or annual subscription period as indicated. Upgrade fees are not refundable.
  2. Automatic Renewal. Unless you notify T4S before the end of the applicable subscription period that you want to cancel an Upgrade, your Upgrade subscription will automatically renew and you authorize us to collect the then-applicable annual or monthly subscription fee for such Upgrade (as well as any taxes) using any credit card or other payment mechanism we have on record for you. Upgrades can be canceled at any time in the Edit Profile section of T4S. You must be logged into T4S to access the Edit Profile section.

Responsibility of Website Visitors.

T4S has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, T4S does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. T4S disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.

Content Posted on Other Websites. We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which T4S links, and that link to T4S. T4S does not have any control over those non-T4S websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-T4S website or webpage, T4S does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. T4S disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-T4S websites and webpages.

Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy. As T4S asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by T4S violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify T4S in accordance with T4S's Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Policy. T4S will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. T4S will terminate a visitor’s access to and use of the Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of T4S or others. In the case of such termination, T4S will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to T4S.

Intellectual Property. This Agreement does not transfer from T4S to you any T4S or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with T4S. T4S, the T4S logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with T4S, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of T4S or T4S's licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any T4S or third-party trademarks.

Advertisements. T4S reserves the right to display advertisements on your T4S Pages.

Termination. T4S may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your T4S account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the Website.

All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Disclaimer of Warranties. The Website is provided “as is”. T4S and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither T4S nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.

General Representation and Warranty.

You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Website will be in strict accordance with the T4S Privacy Policy, with this Agreement and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the Website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of anybody else.

Indemnification.

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless T4S, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.

Miscellaneous.

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between T4S and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of T4S, or by the posting by T4S of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the Website will be governed by the laws of the state of Florida, U.S.A., excluding its conflict of law provisions, and the proper venue for any disputes arising out of or relating to any of the same will be the state and federal courts located in Orlando, Florida.

If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. You may assign your rights under this Agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions; T4S may assign its rights under this Agreement without condition. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.

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