Updated on Oct 12, 2014
"Upon signing into the "Connect trades" website you agree to these "Terms and Conditions" knowingly and willingly with full knowledge of use at your own risk."
PLEASE NOTE that the Terms and Conditions of use contain limitations of liability affecting your rights and remedies and also provide that your profile and any associated reviews, ratings, feedback, comments, anecdotes and the like, will remain on this Website even after you terminate your account.
Our registered Name is "Builders Directory Connect Trades LTD" DBA "Connect Trades LTD" and or "Connect Trades".
We at "Connect Trades LTD", hope you have an awesome experience using every feature we can provide you to help make your experience enjoyable and useful.
We at Connect Trades will use "Connect Trades LTD" in short for the following Terms and Conditions
Definitions of terminology are as follows:
"Advertisers"= All and any retailer(s), wholesale, supplier(s), Business(es)
"Administration" = All Connect Trades.com staff, whether they are Owners, paid or volunteer, and all immediate family members related to Connect Trades.com staff.
"Affiliate(s)" = Third party business(es) revenue based referral for Connect Trades.com
"Connect Trades.com" = web site, including future smart phone app, or any pc or mobile device.
"Profile" = Signed in user(s) subscription.
"Ratings"= All ratings are based on a list of Connect Trades LTD, Chosen "rating" criteria. These chosen "rating" criteria are not for public viewing. The Connect Trades chosen "rating" criteria is strictly viewed by user(s) only. The chosen "rating" criteria are at the discretion of Connect Trades LTD to change at any given time with/or without prior notice to User(s).
"Registered User" = any person using this web site, smart phone app, or any pc or mobile device.
"Reviews"= All or any "user(s)" placing a review on Connect Trades.com web site
"web site" = www.connecttrades.com
If you're posting for a business, you must have the authority from the business owner to do so.
www.connecttrades.com website may occasionally change these terms. If that happens, we will try to communicate the changes to you by posting on this page with a link to the update. It is your responsibility to be informed and read the updates.
1. LICENSE TO ACCESS
You can use www.connecttrades.com as long as you follow the rules, and don't copy any part or change the website without our permission.
2. MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Use of the website is available only to individuals who are at least 18 years old and can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. You represent, acknowledge and agree that you are at least 18 years of age, and that: (a) all registration information that you submit is truthful and accurate, (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information, and (c) your use of the website and Services offered through this website do not violate any applicable law or regulation. Your Account (defined below) may be terminated without warning if we believe that you are under the age of 18 or that you are not complying with any applicable federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. To use www.connecttrades.com website, you have to be 18, you have to submit truthful information, you can't break any laws, you can't 'scrape' or collect user information from our site, you can't recruit from our site for non- www.connecttrades.com website transactions, and you can't spam our users.
To access and participate in certain features of the website, you will need to create a password-protected account ("Account"). You are solely responsible for safeguarding your password at all times and shall keep your password secure at all times. You shall be solely responsible for all activity that occurs on your Account and you shall notify www.connecttrades.com website (insert support), immediately of any breach of security or any unauthorized use of your Account. Similarly, you shall never use another's Account without permission. You agree that you will not misrepresent yourself or represent yourself as another user of the website and/or the Services offered through the website. You hereby acknowledge and agree that www.connecttrades.com website will not be liable for your losses caused by an unauthorized use of your Account. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may be liable for the losses of www.connecttrades.com website or others due to such unauthorized use. An Account holder is sometimes referred to herein as a "Registered User." Keep your password safe, and let us know if someone breaches your account. We aren't liable for problems that result from someone breaking into your account.
You acknowledge and agree that you shall comply with the following policies (the "Account Policies"):
a). You will not copy or distribute any part of the website in any medium without www.connecttrades.com website prior written authorization.
b). You will not alter or modify any part of the website other than as may be reasonably necessary to use the website for its intended purpose.
c). You will provide accurate and complete information when creating your Account.
You shall not use any automated system, including but not limited to, "robots," "spiders," "offline readers," "scrapers," etc., to access www.connecttrades.com website. You will not bypass any measures the Company may use to prevent or restrict access to the Service (or other accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to the Service), run Maillist, Listserv, or any form of auto-responder or "spam" on the Service; or (v) use manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to "crawl" or "spider" any page of the Site.
You shall not directly or indirectly: (i) decipher, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, or otherwise attempt to derive any source code or underlying ideas or algorithms of any part of the Service, except to the extent applicable laws specifically prohibit such restriction; (ii) modify, translate, or otherwise create derivative works of any part of the Service; or (iii) copy, rent, lease, distribute, or otherwise transfer any of the rights that you receive hereunder. You shall abide by all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations.
d). You shall not in any manual or automated manner collect service professionals or Service Users information, including but not limited to, names, addresses, phone numbers, or email addresses, copying copyrighted text, or otherwise misuse or misappropriate website information or content, including but not limited to, use on a "mirrored", competitive, or third party site.
e). You shall not hold; www.connecttrades.com website, "Builders Directory Connect Trades LTD", it's staff, owners, partners, share holders, and or direct or indirect family members responsible for the conduct of any service or registered user, by which they have not fulfilled their agreement with you. (Contracts at www.lawdepot.ca). You are using www.connecttrades.com website at your own risk and discretion. Should www.connecttrades.com website find that you violated the terms of this paragraph or any terms stated herein, www.connecttrades.com website reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to immediately terminate your use of a registered user on www.connecttrades.com website.
f). You shall not take any action that (i) unreasonably encumbers or, in www.connecttrades.com website sole discretion, may unreasonably encumber the website's infrastructure; (ii) interferes or attempts to interfere with the proper working of the website or any third-party participation in the website; or (iii) bypasses www.connecttrades.com website's measures that are used to prevent or restrict access to the website.
g). You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable data, including without limitation, names or other Account information, from www.connecttrades.com website, nor to use the communication systems provided by the website for any commercial solicitation purposes.
If you do not meet, or are unable to comply with, any of the above-referenced membership eligibility criteria or Account Policies, please do not use the website. We can terminate your account if you violate these rules.
3. ADDITIONAL POLICIES
The Service may permit you to link to other websites or resources on the internet, and other websites or resources may contain links to www.connecttrades.com . When you access third-party websites, you do so at your own risk. Third-Party websites are not under the "Connect Trades LTD" control, and you acknowledge that "Connect Trades LTD and or www.connecttrades.com is not liable for the content, functions, accuracy, legality, appropriateness, or any other aspect of those other websites or resources. The inclusion on another website of any link to the Site does not imply endorsement by or affiliation with that Company. You further acknowledge and agree that the Connect Trades LTD and or www.connecttrades.com shall not be liable for any damage related to the use of any content, goods, or services available through any third-party website or resource. If you as a homeowner client, signed in free user, or a paid subscriber, should you perchase any product or service from a 'Third Party Site you do so at your own risk. You are subject to the 'Third Party Site Terms and Conditions' Including all warrenties and returns or refunds from those businesses you perchase from. By you agreeing to Connect Trades Ltd 'Terms and Conditions' you will not hold Connect Trades Ltd liable for any refunds, returns, or back charging for your purchases with the 'Third Party Sites'. YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANY APPLICATION THAT IS INCLUDED HEREIN, AND ANY SERVICE AND CONTENTS PROVIDED TO OU THROUGH SUCH APPLICATION, ARE BEING PROVIDED TO YOU BY THIRD PRT SERVICE PROVIDERAND NOT BY 'BUILDERS DIRECTORY CONNECT TRADES LTD. (CONNECT TRADES.COM)
CONNECT TRADES LDT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PRIVACY VIOLATIONS OR ANY OF THE OTHER PRACTICES OF SUCH THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS', AND EXPRESSLY DISCLIMS ANY LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH ANY THIRD PARTY APPLICATIONS, SERVICES, CONTENTS OR YOUR USE THEREOF.
C. Member Conduct
1. PROHIBITIONS ON SUBMITTED CONTENT
By excepting these "Terms and Conditions", You shall not upload, post, transmit, transfer, disseminate, distribute, or facilitate distribution of any content, including text, images, video, sound, data, information, or software, to any part of the website, including your profile ("Profile"), the posting of your Service ("Offer"), the posting of your desired Service ("Want"), or the posting of any opinions or reviews ("Feedback") in connection with the website, the Service, the service professional, or the Service User (all of the foregoing content is sometimes collectively referred to herein as "Submitted Content" and the posting of Submitted Content is sometimes referred to as a "Posting" or as "Postings") that:
Please don't post anything that is false, is meant to contact minors, is meant to get personal information without the other person's knowledge, violates copyright laws, is meant to harm someone else's computer, or is pornographic, threatening, discriminatory, offensive, or generally inappropriate for or irrelevant to this site.
2. PROHIBITIONS ON SUBMITTED CONTENT
You will not send messages to other users containing:
You have to pay for what you buy, and you have to provide the services that you've agreed to provide.
3. NO DISCRIMINATION
Posting discriminatory requests for employment or housing violates federal law.
4. NO DISCRIMINATION
While using the website, you shall not:
REMEMBER that all projects are made with material(s) that expands and contracts. Many Variables constitute what is the industry standard, and that standard varies from person to person. So when a project is below the industry standard and the company that was hired has a responsibility to you the homeowner, to be upfront and know that the project must match your standard and industry standard if that project is below then you have every right to leave feedback comments, However, You, the home owner must know that there is no such thing as perfect and it is your responsibility to know who you are hiring for your home project(s) (buyer beware). If your comments are out of line with the terms and conditions of the feedback in such that the comments are not respectful, or they are rude, distasteful, damaging in nature towards the company you hired, then it is best not to leave a comment or feedback. What the feedback and comment section in “Connect Trades” web site really is for, to encourage the contractors, trades, labourers, the entirety of the industry to do better and create a higher standard of finished product/service.
As a participant in the www.connecttrades.com you agree to use careful, prudent, and good judgment when leaving Feedback for another user. The following actions constitute inappropriate uses of Feedback: (a) threatening to leave negative or impartial Feedback for another user unless that user provides services not included in the original Posting or not agreed to as part of the Service to be provided; (b) leaving Feedback in order to make the service professional or Service User appear better than he or she actually is or was; and (c) including conditions in an Offer or Want that restrict a service professional or a Service User from leaving Feedback.
The foregoing lists of prohibitions provide examples and is not complete or exclusive. www.connecttrades.com reserves the right to (a) terminate your access to your Account, your ability to post to this website (or the Services) and (b) refuse, delete or remove, move or edit the content, in whole or in part, of any Postings; with or without cause and with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, or for any action that www.connecttrades.com determines is inappropriate or disruptive to this website or to any other user of this website and/or Services. www.connecttrades.com reserves the right to restrict the number of e-mails or other messages that you are allowed to send to other users to a number that www.connecttrades.com deems appropriate in www.connecttrades.com sole discretion. www.connecttrades.com may report to law enforcement authorities any actions that may be illegal, and any reports it receives of such conduct. When legally required or at www.connecttrades.com discretion, www.connecttrades.com will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in any investigation of alleged illegal activity on this website or on the Internet. www.connecttrades.com does not and cannot review every Posting posted to the website. These prohibitions do not require www.connecttrades.com to monitor, police or remove any Postings or other information submitted by you or any other user. www.connecttrades.com is too big for us to monitor on our own, so we can't guarantee we'll remove every bad thing that people post here.
1. PROFILES AND OFFERS MUST NOT BE FRAUDULENT
We can limit or cancel your account if you violate any of these terms.
2. PROFILES AND OFFERS CANNOT USE TECHNIQUES TO AVOID OR CIRCUMVENT www.connecttrades.com FEES
3. PROFILES AND OFFERS MUST PROMOTE A FAIR PLAYING FIELD AND PROVIDE A SAFE, SIMPLE, AND POSITIVE EXPERIENCE FOR ALL WEBSITE USERS
4. SANCTIONS FOR VIOLATING ANY OF THE RULES FOR SERVICE PROFESSIONALS
If a service professional violates any of the above-referenced rules in connection with his or her Posting, www.connecttrades.com , in its sole discretion, may take any of the following actions: (a) cancel the Posting; (b) limit the service professional's Account privileges; (c) suspend the service professional's Account; (d) cause the service professional to forfeit any fees earned on a canceled Posting; and/or (e) decrease the service professional's status earned via the Feedback page.
Don’t contact a service professional unless you think you might actually use their service. Once you've agreed to a service and a price, don't renege on your promise to pay.
1. SERVICE USERS SHALL NOT TAKE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS:
(a) commit to purchasing or using a Service without paying; (b) sign up for, negotiate a price for, use, or otherwise solicit a Service with no intention of following through with your use of or payment for the Service; (c) agree to purchase a Service when you do not meet the service professional's terms as outlined in the Posting, or agree to purchase a Service with the intention of disrupting a Posting; or (d) misuse any options made available now or in the future by www.connecttrades.com in connection with the use or purchase of any Service.
2. SANCTIONS FOR VIOLATING ANY OF THE RULES FOR SERVICE USERS
If a Service User violates any of the above-referenced rules in connection with his or her Posting, www.connecttrades.com , in its sole discretion, may take any of the following actions: (a) cancel the Posting; (b) limit the Service User's Account privileges; (c) suspend the Service User's Account; and/or (d) decrease the Service User's status earned via the Feedback page.
1. NO CONFIDENTIALITY
The website may now or in the future permit the submission of videos or other communications submitted by you and other users, including without limitation, you’re Profile, your Offer, your Wants, any Feedback, and all Submitted Content, and the hosting, sharing, and/or publishing of such Submitted Content. You understand that whether or not such Submitted Content is published, www.connecttrades.com does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any Submitted Content. We can't guarantee the confidentiality of anything you post publicly.
You agree that any Submitted Content provided by for which you authorize to be searchable by Registered Users who have access to the website is provided on a non-proprietary and non-confidential basis. You agree that www.connecttrades.com shall be free to use or disseminate such freely searchable Submitted Content on an unrestricted basis for the purpose of providing the Services. You're responsible for what you post.
2. YOUR REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
3. YOUR OWNERSHIP RIGHTS AND LICENSE TO www.connecttrades.com
You acknowledge and understand that the technical processing and transmission of the website, including your Submitted Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. We are not liable for anything posted by www.connecttrades.com users, and we can remove any user content on the website whenever we want.
You may remove your Submitted Content from the website at any time. If you choose to remove your Submitted Content, the license granted above will automatically expire.
4. www.connecttrades.com DISCLAIMERS AND RIGHT TO REMOVE
www.connecttrades.com uses a variety of tools in an effort to make our website as safe as possible for service professionals and Service Users. Among these tools are mandatory searches for all users in the Department of Justice's "Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public website" ("DOJ SMART Screen"). Do not register as a user on www.connecttrades.com if you do not want www.connecttrades.com to search for you in the DOJ Smart Screen. By requesting to use, registering to use, and/or using www.connecttrades.com, you represent and warrant that you and each member of your household have not been and are not currently required to register as a sex offender with any government entity.
By registering as a user on the website, you do hereby consent to allow www.connecttrades.com to perform the DOJ SMART Screen using information you provide, and you understand that www.connecttrades.com may review the information provided by the third-party verification service. You hereby authorize www.connecttrades.com to verify your representations and warranties herein, and you acknowledge that www.connecttrades.com reserves the right, but not the obligation, to verify such representations and warranties and to take action it deems appropriate in its sole discretion. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless www.connecttrades.com from any loss or liability that may result from the DOJ Smart Screen. In addition, you do hereby represent, understand and expressly agree that www.connecttrades.com offers this third-party verification service as a convenience and does not have control over or assume any responsibility for the quality, accuracy, or reliability of the third-party verification service and/or the information provided by the third-party verification service. www.connecttrades.com retains the right to terminate your www.connecttrades.com membership based on the information provided by this third party verification service. If you want, we can use a third-party verification service to verify your identity, credentials, and other public records. We charge for this extra service. The service helps you because it shows other users that you're who you say you are. We can't guarantee the accuracy of the information we collect from these third-party sources.
www.connecttrades.com uses a variety of tools in an effort to make our website as safe as possible for service professionals and Service Users. Among these tools are optional name verification, address verification, social security number verification, and criminal background checks for service professionals www.connecttrades.com uses PayPal.com to perform name and address verification and Acxiom Information Security Services to verify social security numbers and perform criminal background checks.
www.connecttrades.com also seeks to allow service professionals to showcase their professional license credentials. www.connecttrades.com has created a proprietary database of licenses from all 10 provinces in Canada compiled by for any reason other than to verify the licensing information of service professionals listed on www.connecttrades.com
www.connecttrades.com may make these or other third-party verification services available to service professionals and Service Users. Service professionals and Service Users may use these services to verify information such as, but not limited to, name, address, social security number, criminal background, and professional license credentials. By requesting to use, registering to use, and/or using the Site, you represent and warrant that you and each member of your household have never been the subject of a complaint, restraining order or any other legal action involving, arrested for, charged with, or convicted of any felony, any criminal offense involving violence, abuse, neglect, fraud or larceny, or any offense that involves endangering the safety of others. You hereby authorize www.connecttrades.com to verify your representations and warranties herein, and you acknowledge that www.connecttrades.com reserves the right, but not the obligation, to verify such representations and warranties and to take action it deems appropriate in its sole discretion.
Use of the optional third-party verification services is voluntary. If you decide to use or access information provided by a third-party verification service offered through the website, you do hereby represent, understand and expressly agree that www.connecttrades.com offers this third-party verification service as a convenience and does not have control over or assume any responsibility for the quality, accuracy, or reliability of the third-party verification service and/or the information provided by the third-party verification service. In addition, you understand that www.connecttrades.com may review the information provided by the third-party verification service and that. www.connecttrades.com retains the right to terminate your www.connecttrades.com membership based on the information. You affirm that all of the information you provide to www.connecttrades.com as part of these third-party verification services is correct, complete, and applicable to you. Service professionals may choose whether to make the information obtained from third-party verification services public on www.connecttrades.com. If you decide to share any information from a third-party verification service publicly, you understand that the information in the report may factor into other party's decisions to engage you as a service professional. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless www.connecttrades.com from any loss or liability that may result from your sharing this report publicly.
By Submitting User Submissions on the Site or otherwise through the Service web site www.connecttrades.com , you agree to the following terms:
www.connecttrades.com has adopted a policy of, in appropriate circumstances, terminating User accounts that are repeat infringers of the intellectual property rights of others. www.connecttrades.com also may terminate User accounts even based on a single infringement.
www.connecttrades.com will remove infringing materials in accordance with the DMCA if properly notified that Content infringes copyright. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify www.connecttrades.com Copyright Agent by submitting this form. You can also submit a notification by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org . Your email must contain the following information (please confirm these requirements with your legal counsel, or see the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3), for more information):
If you believe that your work has been removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification, please notify www.connecttrades.com Copyright Agent in writing by emailing us at email@example.com . Your counter-notice must contain the following information (please confirm these requirements with your legal counsel or see the U.S. Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. §512(g)(3), for more information):
Under the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material is infringing or was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification may be subject to liability. If you fail to comply with these notice requirements, your notification or counter-notification may not be valid. Our designated copyright agent for notice of alleged copyright infringement is: Termination
Pursuant to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (the "FCRA"), by this notice www.connecttrades.com notifies you that it may, as part of your use of a third-party verification service, obtain a consumer report about you from a consumer reporting agency. Consumer reports may contain information on your character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living, including but not limited to consumer credit, criminal history, workers' compensation, driving, employment, military, civil, and educational data and reports. If you decide to use or access information provided by a third-party verification service offered through the Site, you warrant that you will comply with the FCRA, which can be found at http://www.ftc.gov/os/statutes/fcrajump.shtm, and all other applicable consumer reporting laws. If you decide to access, use, or share information provided by a third-party verification service offered through the Site with any other party (either through this Site or otherwise), you agree to do so in accordance with applicable law and to indemnify and hold www.connecttrades.com harmless from any loss, liability, damage, or costs that may result from such access, use, or sharing of this information regardless of the cause. www.connecttrades.com does not assume and expressly disclaims any liability that may result from the use of information provided by a third-party verification service. You have a number of rights, and we have a number of obligations, regarding the handling of any personal information that you authorize us to collect from third-party verification services. The Fair Credit Reporting Act dictates these rights and obligations. We will comply with all of our obligations, and you are free to exercise your rights, under this law.
Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 ("DMCA"), www.connecttrades.com has established policies for dealing with alleged and actual copyright and trademark infringement. If you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and/or trademark infringement, please send the following information to our Copyright Agent (see 17 U.S.C. ß 512(c)(3) for further detail): (i) identification of the copyrighted and/or trademarked work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site; (ii) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled at the website, and information reasonably sufficient to permit www.connecttrades.com to locate the material.; (iii) a written statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright and/or trademark owner, its agent, or the law; (iv) information reasonably sufficient to permit www.connecttrades.com to contact you as the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted; (v) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive interest that is allegedly infringed; and (vi) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your report is accurate and that you are the owner of the exclusive right or authorized to act on the behalf of the owner of the exclusive right. A statement by you comprised of the foregoing points is referred to herein as the "Notice." If you think your copyright or trademark is being infringed on www.connecttrades.com. please follow these procedures to notify us about it. We'll try to help you solve the problem.
You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the requirements, your Notice may not be valid. www.connecttrades.com will remove any infringing material, subject to the procedures outlined in the DMCA. Notwithstanding www.connecttrades.com instructions above, you are solely responsible for ensuring that any Notice you provide to www.connecttrades.com complies with the provisions of the DMCA.
Please also note that for copyright infringements under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability.
1. MODIFICATION OR CESSATION OF WEBSITE
www.connecttrades.com reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the website (or any part thereof) with or without notice and in its sole discretion. You agree that www.connecttrades.com shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of www.connecttrades.com services.
We will modify www.connecttrades.com frequently in order to improve it.
2. TERMINATION BY www.connecttrades.com
You or we can cancel your account at any time, and we aren't liable for any problems arising from your account's cancellation.
3. TERMINATION BY YOU
4. EFFECT OF TERMINATION
Unless www.connecttrades.com has previously canceled or terminated your use of the website (in which case subsequent notice by www.connecttrades.com shall not be required), if you provided a valid email address during registration, www.connecttrades.com will notify you via email of any such termination or cancellation, which shall be effective immediately upon www.connecttrades.com delivery of such notice.
Upon Termination of Service, the following shall occur: all licenses granted to you hereunder will immediately terminate; and you shall promptly destroy all copies of www.connecttrades.com Data (as defined below), Marks (as defined below) and other content in your possession or control. You further acknowledge and agree that www.connecttrades.com shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the website. Upon Termination of Service, www.connecttrades.com retains the right to use any data collected from your use of the website for internal analysis and archival purposes, and all related licenses you have granted www.connecttrades.com hereunder shall remain in effect for the foregoing purpose. In no event is www.connecttrades.com obligated to return any Submitted Content to you. Sections H, K, L, O, P, Q, S, T, and U (including the section regarding limitation of liability), shall survive expiration or termination of the website or your Account.
You agree to indemnify and hold www.connecttrades.com, and its officers, managers, members, affiliates, successor, assigns, directors, agents, service professionals, suppliers, and employees harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees and court costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of the Termination of Service.
1. FEES INCURRED BY PRODUCT PROVIDERS AND SERVICE PROFESSIONALS
Joining www.connecttrades.com posting Services and viewing posted Services is free. www.connecttrades.com reserves the right at its sole discretion to charge fees to service professionals for other services that www.connecttrades.com may provide, including but not limited to fees for contacting Service Users, responding to job leads generated by www.connecttrades.com, or conducting transactions with Service Users through www.connecttrades.com . www.connecttrades.comoffers service professionals leads for new clients on an opt-in basis. You only pay for what you want! In the future, www.connecttrades.com may also offer premium services, such as tax preparation and bookkeeping, and we reserve the right to charge for these premium services.
www.connecttrades.com may in the future offer additional premium services, like tax preparation and bookkeeping, that service professionals can also choose to purchase www.connecttrades.com reserves the right to charge fees for these services at its sole discretion.
2. FEES INCURRED BY SERVICE USERS
Joining www.connecttrades.com, viewing posted Services, is free. www.connecttrades.com currently charges Service Users no fees for transactions completed on the website between Service Users and Services service professionals. However, www.connecttrades.com reserves the right to charge a fee to Service Users in the future on a per-transaction basis, and reserves the right to do so in its sole discretion. Changes to this Fee Policy are effective after www.connecttrades.com has provided you with fourteen (14) days' notice by posting the changes on the website. www.connecttrades.com currently charges no fees to consumers. www.connecttrades.com may at some point charge a small fee to consumers for using www.connecttrades.com.
You understand that we are acting solely as a business directory that charges subscription fees between a User and or service professional whom you choose to enter into an Agreement for Service(s). Because Province and local tax laws vary significantly by locality, you understand and agree that you are solely responsible for determining your own tax reporting requirements in consultation with tax advisors, and that we cannot and do not offer tax advice to either hosts or guests. You have to pay your taxes for any income you receive in transactions resulting from using www.connecttrades.com. www.connecttrades.com is not held liable for your nonpayment of taxes.
4. REFUND POLICY
By agreeing to these 'Terms and Conditions' you are knowing that all sales on www.connecttrades.com are final and non-refundable.
1. NEGOTIATION WORKSHEET AND CONTRACT TEMPLATE
As a courtesy to Registered Users, to facilitate the negotiation and confirmation of the Agreement for Service, www.connecttrades.com provides a general framework for negotiating the terms of Service (e.g., rate) ("Negotiation Worksheet"). Registered Users acknowledge and agree that (i) they are solely responsible for addressing all issues that exist now or may arise in the future in connection with the applicable Service; and (ii) it is solely up to such Registered Users, if they so desire, to enter into a signed, written contract, that addresses all of the relevant issues and memorializes the agreed upon Negotiation Worksheet. We try to facilitate transactions on www.connecttrades.comby providing template agreements between buyers and sellers. These templates, however, are only suggestions, and we are not liable for any problems arising from using our templates.
You should not rely on the any information or resources contained on the website, including, without limitation, the Negotiation Worksheet, as a replacement or substitute for any professional, financial, legal or other advice or counsel. www.connecttrades.com makes no representations and warranties, and expressly disclaims any and all liability, concerning actions taken by a user following the information or using the resources offered or provided on or through the websites, including, without limitation, the Negotiation Worksheet. In no way will www.connecttrades.com be responsible for any actions taken or not taken based on the information or resources provided on this website. If you have a situation that requires professional advice, you should consult a qualified specialist. Do not disregard, avoid or delay obtaining professional advice from a qualified specialist because of information or resources that are provided on this website, however provided.
2. www.connecttrades.com IS NOT A PARTY TO ANY SERVICE CONTRACT
Each Registered User hereby acknowledges and agrees that www.connecttrades.com is NOT a party to any oral or written Agreement for Service, Negotiation Worksheet, or any contract entered into between Registered Users in connection with any Service offered, directly or indirectly, through the website.
www.connecttrades.com is just an intermediary between buyers and sellers, and we are not a party to any contract between website users.
3. NO AGENCY OR PARTNERSHIP
4. DISPUTES BETWEEN REGISTERED USERS
Subject to the provisions regarding disputes between website participants in connection with Feedback (referred to in Section 5), your interactions with individuals and/or organizations found on or through the website, including payment of and performance of any Service, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such transactions or dealings, are solely between you and such individual or organization. You should take reasonable precautions and make whatever investigation or inquiries you deem necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online or offline transaction with any third party, including without limitation, service professionals and Service Users. You should try to investigate the trustworthiness of anyone with whom you plan to contract. If there's a dispute between you and another user, we “Connect Trades LTD” and or www.connecttrades.com have no obligation to get involved. www.connecttrades.com isn’t liable for any problems arising from these disputes.
You understand that deciding whether to purchase any item(s) or use the Services of a service professional or sell any item(s) or provide Services to a Service User or use information contained in any Submitted Content, including, without limitation, Postings, Offers, Wants and/or Feedback, is your personal decision for which alone are responsible. You understand that www.connecttrades.com does not and cannot make representations as to the suitability of any individual you may decide to interact with on or through the website and/or the accuracy or suitability of any advice, information, or recommendations made by any individual.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, YOU AGREE THAT IBIDLY.COM SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY SORT WHATSOEVER.
5. We reserve the right to alter or change these terms at any time and without notice. Any transactions with www.connecttrades.com will be done as per these trading terms and conditions at the time of the applicable transaction(s) - It is recommended you print these terms and conditions at the time of payment for any enquiries made.
6. www.connecttrades.com has no special relationship with or fiduciary duty to you. You acknowledge that www.connecttrades.com has no duty to take any action regarding any of the following: which Users gain access to the Site; what Content Users access through the Site; what effects the Content may have on Users; how Users may interpret or use the Content; or what actions Users may take as a result of having been exposed to the Content. www.connecttrades.com cannot guarantee the authenticity of any data or information that Users provide about themselves or their campaigns and projects. You release www.connecttrades.com from all liability for your having acquired or not acquired Content through the Site. The Site may contain, or direct you to websites containing, information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. www.connecttrades.com makes no representations concerning any Content on the Site, and www.connecttrades.com is not liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained on the Service.
7. www.connecttrades.com does not guarantee that any Content will be made available through the Service. www.connecttrades.com has no obligation to monitor the Service or Content. www.connecttrades.com reserves the right to, at any time, for any reason, and without notice: (i) cancel, reject, interrupt, remove, or suspend a campaign or project; (ii) remove, edit, or modify any Content, including, but not limited to, any User Submission; and (iii) remove or block any User or User Submission. www.connecttrades.com reserves the right not to comment on the reasons for any of these actions.
8. The Service is provided “as is” and “as available” and is without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose, and any warranties implied by any course of performance or usage of trade, all of which are expressly disclaimed. www.connecttrades.com , and its directors, employees, agents, suppliers, partners, and content providers do not warrant that: (a) the Service will be secure or available at any particular time or location; (b) any defects or errors will be corrected; (c) any content or software available at or through the Service is free of viruses or other harmful components; or (d) the results of using the Service will meet your requirements. Your use of the Service is solely at your own risk. Some states or countries do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
9. www.connecttrades.com makes no guaranty of confidentiality or privacy of any communication or information transmitted on the Site or any website linked to the Site. www.connecttrades.com will not be liable for the privacy of email addresses, registration and identification information, disk space, communications, confidential or trade-secret information, or any other Content stored on www.connecttrades.com equipment, transmitted over networks accessed by the Site, or otherwise connected with your use of the Service.
Addendum: Back Links to Your Web Site. Added /05/03/2016
By signing in and agreeing with the 'Terms and Conditions' you are giving Connect Trades Ltd full permission to place an imbedded link with cookies and or internal links into your website, for the purpose of placing Connect Trades Ltd brading logo image, or a link to Connect Trades Ltd web site URL 'Back Links'.