Membership Service Terms

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SharedTEAMS Membership Agreement

Please read these Terms of Service (“Agreement”, “Terms”) carefully before joining SharedTEAMS Membership (“Membership”) as a Client (“Member”), of SharedTEAMS, LLC, a Florida corporation doing business as SharedTEAMS (“us”, “we”, “our”, or “Company”). This Agreement sets forth the legally binding Terms of Service for SharedTEAMS Membership between SharedTEAMS and the Member.

These Terms apply to anyone who uses our website https://sharedteams.com/ (“Website”), our Membership Platform https://mysharedteams.com (“Platform”), as well as any related sales or marketing efforts.

Agreement Basics

Who is this agreement for?

By using sharedteams.com (“Website”) or SharedTEAMS’ custom Membership Platform (“Platform”), you agree to be bound by these terms.

Who can access the SharedTEAMS Website and Platform?

By using the Website or Platform, you confirm that you are at least the age of majority in the state or country in which you reside.

How can I access the SharedTEAMS Website and Platform?

The Website and Platform cannot be accessed through non-human means, such as bots and scripts. 

How can I use the SharedTEAMS Website and Platform?

The Website and Platform cannot be accessed for any illegal purpose.

Can I copy your content?

The content on the Website and Platform is owned by SharedTEAMS and cannot be duplicated for any purpose.

Does this Agreement supersede any prior agreement?

This Agreement does supersede any previous agreement.

The parties acknowledge and agree that the Agreement supersedes any prior agreement, understanding or arrangement between the parties, whether made orally or in writing, and constitute the entire agreement between the Company and the Member relating to these Services. Therefore, except as expressly provided, all other conditions and warranties (implied, statutory or otherwise) are hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Who can access the SharedTEAMS Website and Platform?

By using the Website or Platform, you confirm that you are at least the age of majority in the state or country in which you reside.

Membership Billing Details

Can I cancel my membership?

Can I cancel my membership?

Any member may cancel their SharedTEAMS Membership at any time without penalty. 

 

Cancellation requests may be provided at any time by sending a message to [email protected] or as a request through the Platform. Unless executed within the first 14 days of membership, cancellations will not prompt a refund of the membership fee for the current month. Upon cancellation, the member will still be responsible for any additional hours or fees already incurred as part of the SharedTEAMS Membership services. 

Following cancellation, members may not rejoin SharedTEAMS membership until 1 year has passed from the date of cancellation unless a start date is specified at the point of cancellation.

When will I be billed?

SharedTEAMS Members are invoiced and charged on the 1st of each month as dues for that month’s membership package and any additional hour fees incurred over the previous month.

Do unused project hours carry over to next month?

Unused project hours do not carry over into subsequent months.

What if I make a late payment?

We will charge an additional 5% interest for every 7 days an invoice is overdue.

Late payment exceeding 14 days shall be considered as constituting a material breach of the Agreement entitling the Company (at its discretion) to cancel the Agreement or to affirm the Agreement and assert the usual remedies for breach. However, if the member uses the Website or Platform again, the member agrees that the agreement is again in effect.

When a card is declined during automatic payment, we will inform the Member within the Platform. It is the Member’s responsibility to provide updated payment details to continue Membership within the timeframe outlined above.

Can SharedTEAMS cancel my membership?

SharedTEAMS reserves the right to terminate membership at any point for any reason without prior notice.

Membership Platform

What is my responsibility concerning my Membership account?

Members accept sole responsibility for any and all activities that occur in their accounts.

Members are responsible to maintain the confidentiality of their password and shall be responsible for all uses via their registration and/or login, whether authorized or unauthorized by the Member. The Member agrees to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of their registration, user account, or password.

Can I have multiple users in my account?

Sharing login information is prohibited. Each user needs to have their own account. 

Can I have multiple brands in my account?

Each brand should have its own brand account and member profile. 

Do I need to fill out the member profile?

It is the Member’s responsibility to ensure the accuracy of their member profile. 

It is the Member’s responsibility to fill out, to the best of their ability, their member profile for each brand at the beginning of membership and periodically after that.

Can I share details about my Membership account with others?

Members can only share details about their Membership account only when necessary for business purposes.

Disclosing details about the Platform that is not already publicly disclosed to those who are not directly working in the Platform on behalf of the Member’s or Company’s businesses is strictly prohibited. Members cannot disclose Platform details in any format, including, but not limited to, verbal, visual, or video formats.

Is the Platform available for resale?

The SharedTEAMS Platform is not for sale.

SharedTEAMS has exclusive ownership of the Platform. The Platform is a proprietary asset of the Company and cannot be sold or duplicated in any way by anyone not part of the Company. Employees, agents, subcontractors, and others working for the Company cannot offer to sell or duplicate, or sell or duplicate the Platform without the Company’s written approval.

Marketing Services

What additional expenses can I expect?

For many marketing efforts, you can expect to pay recurring or one-time fees in addition to the membership and hourly fees you pay SharedTEAMS.

You can expect to pay for a variety of services and platforms, which may include, but are not limited to: email marketing platforms, paid advertising, photography services, domain and hosting services, and more.

What does a Member need to provide SharedTEAMS to continue receiving Services?

Members shall provide assistance and technical information to SharedTEAMS, as reasonably requested in sufficient time, to facilitate the execution of activities. 

The Member shall be obliged to inform the Company immediately of changes in domain names, websites, technical setup, and any other material information regarding the technical infrastructure which may affect the Services delivered by the SharedTEAMS. 

How should I expect to act toward SharedTEAMS and be treated by SharedTEAMS?

Members are expected to communicate and behave in a respectful and professional manner. 

Likewise, SharedTEAMS will communicate in a respectful and professional manner toward the Member. 

SharedTEAMS will not tolerate or support discrimination or foul language on Website, Platform, or in third-party reviews.

Company Warranties and Liabilities

Is SharedTEAMS liable for Service delays?

According to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), the Member is responsible for confirming ownership of all information, data and materials they provide us for use in Services. 

This responsibility includes any content the Member posts, creates or makes available to the Company on the Website, Platform, or third-party platform. SharedTEAMS holds the right to, without warning, remove any infringing content we find on our Website or Platform.

SharedTEAMS is not liable for any Service delays.

The Company shall use all reasonable endeavors to meet any performance dates specified in the Order but any such dates shall be estimates only and time shall not be of the essence for the provision of the Services. 

The Company shall not be liable for any delay in the delivery of the Services caused by a Force Majeure event or the Member’s failure to provide the Company with adequate delivery instructions or any other instructions relevant to the supply of the Services. The Company shall have the right to make any changes to the Services which are necessary to comply with any applicable law. The Company shall be entitled to use a Group Company or other subcontractors for the provision of the Services provided always that the Company shall remain liable to the Member for the performance of the Services as if it had carried them out itself.

Is SharedTEAMS liable for any losses my business may suffer?

According to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), the Member is responsible for confirming ownership of all information, data and materials they provide us for use in Services. 

This responsibility includes any content the Member posts, creates or makes available to the Company on the Website, Platform, or third-party platform. SharedTEAMS holds the right to, without warning, remove any infringing content we find on our Website or Platform.

SharedTEAMS is not liable for any losses your business may suffer.

SharedTEAMS will make an effort to ensure that project work is of high quality and in line with industry best practices. SharedTEAMS shall have no liability for any losses or damages which may be suffered by the Member whether the same are suffered directly or indirectly or are immediate or consequential which fall into the following categories:

Any indirect or consequential loss arising under or in relation to the Agreement even though the Company was aware of the circumstances in which such loss could arise; loss of profits; loss of anticipated savings; loss of business opportunity or goodwill; loss of data; and fraudulent clicks on any of the Member’s accounts managed by the Company.

Is SharedTEAMS liable for website downtimes?

SharedTEAMS is not liable for website downtimes. 

SharedTEAMS shall not be liable for downtimes, interference in the form of hacking, virus, disruptions, interruptions, faulty third-party software, search engines, or websites on which a service is dependent or other deliveries from a third party. SharedTEAMS shall use its reasonable efforts to assist in remedial efforts if so requested by the Member.

What happens in the case of a Force Majeure Event?

Neither party shall be held liable for a Force Majeure Event. 

If a party believes that a Force Majeure Event has occurred, such party shall immediately inform the other party of the start and end of the Force Majeure Event. Notwithstanding the other provisions of the present Terms, each party shall be entitled to terminate the Agreement without liability to the other by written notice to the other party in the event that the performance of the Agreement is impeded for more than 6 months due to a Force Majeure Event.

A Force Majeure Event may cause the Company to be unable to perform Services or be delayed in performing Services. A Member unable to pay for Services in accordance with this Agreement does not constitute a Force Majeure Event.

Intellectual Property Rights

What is your DMCA Clause?

According to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), the Member is responsible for confirming ownership of all information, data and materials they provide us for use in Services. 

This responsibility includes any content the Member posts, creates or makes available to the Company on the Website, Platform, or third-party platform. SharedTEAMS holds the right to, without warning, remove any infringing content we find on our Website or Platform.

If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been infringed on the Company Website or Platform, please notify us and we will investigate. In such case an infringement is found, the Company is not liable for the infringement but will remove the infringing content from the Website or Platform. In such case an infringement is found on a Member’s website or a third-party platform, the Company is not liable for the infringement but shall use its reasonable efforts to assist in remedial efforts if so requested by the Member.

What if I give SharedTEAMS an asset that infringes any Intellectual Property Rights of a third party?

It is the Member’s responsibility to reimburse SharedTEAMS if the Member provides the Company with any assets that infringe any Intellectual Property Rights.

The Member shall indemnify SharedTEAMS against all damages, losses, and expenses suffered or incurred by SharedTEAMS as a result of the Materials which the Member has contributed or approved being in violation of legislation, decency, marketing rules or any action that any such Materials infringe any Intellectual Property Rights of a third party.

The parties shall be obliged to notify the other party without undue delay of any claims raised against a party as described above.

Can SharedTEAMS use my assets to promote their Services?

By using SharedTEAMS’ Services, the Member gives the Company the right to share deliverables we create on their behalf to promote our services. 

SharedTEAMS will only share assets we have created for the Member for portfolio purposes. SharedTEAMS will not sell or use a Member’s assets for another Member or for any other purpose.

Legal Matters

What state is this Agreement governed?

The Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Florida law and the parties hereby agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Florida courts.

Is this Agreement enforced at all times?

This Agreement is in force at all times.

The failure of either party to enforce or to exercise at any time or for any period of time any right pursuant to this Agreement does not constitute, and shall not be construed as a waiver of such terms or rights and shall in no way affect that party’s right later to enforce or to exercise it.

What if part of this Agreement becomes unenforceable?

If part of this Agreement becomes unenforceable, the rest of the Agreement shall remain enforceable. 

If any term of these Terms is found illegal, invalid or unenforceable under any applicable law, such term shall, insofar as it is severable from the remaining Terms, be deemed omitted from these Terms and shall in no way affect the legality, validity or enforceability of the remaining Terms which shall continue in full force and effect and be binding on the parties to the Agreement.

What if I have a dispute against SharedTEAMS?

If the Member disagrees with SharedTEAMS, the Member may discuss such details in the form of a negotiation. 

The Company and the Member shall be obliged to attempt to settle any disputes arising between them, including disputes relating to the existence or validity of the Agreement, through negotiation provided always that either party shall be entitled at all times to exercise any of its other remedies including through taking legal action.

Non-Disclosure Agreement

What can I share publicly about SharedTEAMS?

By signing up for Membership and using our Services, Members agree to not publicly disclose any details of confidential nature.

A party (Receiving Party) shall keep in strict confidence all technical or commercial know-how, specifications, inventions, processes or initiatives which are of a confidential nature and have been disclosed to the Receiving Party by the other party (Disclosing Party), its employees, agents or subcontractors, and any other confidential information concerning the Disclosing Party’s business or its products or its services which the Receiving Party may obtain. The Receiving Party shall restrict disclosure of such confidential information to such of its employees, agents or subcontractors as need to know it for the purpose of discharging the Receiving Party’s obligations under the Agreement, and shall ensure that such employees, agents or subcontractors are subject to obligations of confidentiality corresponding to those which bind the Receiving Party. This clause shall survive termination of the Agreement.

How long does this NDA agreement last?

This NDA lasts 5 years after the Agreement ends.

During the term of the Agreement and for a period ending 5 years from the date of its conclusion, the Company shall take the same care as the Company uses with its own confidential information, to avoid, without the Member’s written consent, the disclosure to any third party (except a subcontractor working on the Services who is subject to similar undertakings of confidentiality) of any of the Member’s business or operational information which the Member has designated as confidential.

During the term of the Agreement and for a period ending 5 years from termination thereof, the Member will not disclose to any persons within its organization that do not have a need to know, or to any third party, any information and non-Member materials provided by the Company concerning the method or approach the Company uses in providing its Services.

Each party agrees to comply with its respective obligations under the Data Protection Act of 1998.

What information isn’t included in the NDA?

This NDA does not include publicly-available information. 

This obligation shall not apply to any information which is or becomes publicly available otherwise than through a breach of this agreement, is already or rightly comes into the Company’s possession without an accompanying obligation of confidence, is independently developed by the Company, or which the Company is required to disclose by law.

Employment Restrictions

Can I hire a SharedTEAMS employee to work for my business?

The Member cannot hire a SharedTEAMS employee, agent or subcontractor.

During the term of the Agreement and for a period of 3 years thereafter, the Member agrees not to employ or engage or offer to employ or engage anyone designated by the Company to work on the Services.

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