Introduction.

  1. Purpose.

    The mission of Referral Orders is to connect professionals and their potential clients to enable them to be more productive and successful. To achieve that mission, we make services available through our website, mobile applications, and developer platform, to help you, your connections, the millions of other professionals, and those who need services meet, exchange ideas, learn, make deals, find opportunities or employees, work, and make decisions in a network of trusted relationships and groups.

  2. Scope and Intent.

    If you are using Referral Orders on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you are nevertheless individually bound by this Agreement even if your company has a separate agreement with us. If you do not want to register an account and become a Referral Orders User, do not conclude the Agreement, do NOT click “Join Referral Orders” and do not access, view, download or otherwise use any Referral Orders web page, information or services. By clicking “Join Now,” you acknowledge that you have read and understood the terms and conditions of this Agreement and that you agree to be bound by all of its provisions. By clicking “Join Now,” you also consent to use electronic signatures and acknowledge your click of the “Join Now” button as one. Please note that the Referral Orders User Agreement and Privacy Policy are also collectively referred to as Referral Orders’ “Terms of Service.”

Your Obligations.

  1. Applicable laws and this Agreement

    You must comply with all applicable laws , this Agreement which may be amended from time to time with or without advance notice, and the policies and processes explained in the sections below.

  2. License and warranty for your submissions to Referral Orders.

    You own the information you provide Referral Orders under this Agreement, and may request its deletion at any time, unless you have shared information or content with others and they have not deleted it, or it was copied or stored by other users. Additionally, you grant Referral Orders a nonexclusive, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, unlimited, assignable, sublicenseable, fully paid up and royalty-free right to us to copy, prepare derivative works of, improve, distribute, publish, remove, retain, add, process, analyze, use and commercialize, in any way now known or in the future discovered, any information you provide, directly or indirectly to Referral Orders, including, but not limited to, any user generated content, ideas, concepts, techniques or data to the services, you submit to Referral Orders, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or to any third parties. Any information you submit to us is at your own risk of loss as noted in Sections 2 and 3 of this Agreement. By providing information to us, you represent and warrant that you are entitled to submit the information and that the information is accurate, lawful, not confidential, and not in violation of any contractual restrictions or other third party rights. It is your responsibility to keep your Referral Orders profile information accurate and updated.

  3. Service Eligibility.

    To be eligible to use the Service, you must meet the following criteria and represent and warrant that you: (1) are 18 years of age or older; (2) are not currently restricted from the Services, or not otherwise prohibited from having a Referral Orders account, (3) are not a competitor of Referral Orders or are not using the Services for reasons that are in competition with Referral Orders; (4) will only maintain one Referral Orders account at any given time; (5) have full power and authority to enter into this Agreement and doing so will not violate any other agreement to which you are a party; (6) will not violate any rights of Referral Orders, including intellectual property rights such as copyright or trademark rights; and (7) agree to provide at your cost all equipment, software, and internet access necessary to use the Services.

  4. Sign-In Credentials.

    You agree to: (1) Keep your password secure and confidential; (2) not permit others to use your account; (3) refrain from using other Users’ accounts; (4) refrain from selling, trading, or otherwise transferring your Referral Orders account to another party; and (5) refrain from charging anyone for access to any portion of Referral Orders, or any information therein. Further, you are responsible for anything that happens through your account until you close down your account or prove that your account security was compromised due to no fault of your own.

  5. Indemnification.

    You indemnify us and hold us harmless for all damages, losses and costs (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) related to all third party claims, charges, and investigations, caused by (1) your failure to comply with this Agreement, including, without limitation, your submission of content that violates third party rights or applicable laws, (2) any content you submit to the Services, and (3) any activity in which you engage on or through Referral Orders.

    1. Notify us of intended acts contrary to the Agreement.

      If you believe that you are entitled or obligated to act contrary to this Agreement under any mandatory law, you agree to provide us with detailed and substantiated explanation of your reasons in writing at least 30 days before you act contrary to this Agreement, to allow us to assess whether we may, at our sole discretion, provide an alternative remedy for the situation, though we are under no obligation to do so.

    2. Notifications and Service Messages.

      For purposes of service messages and notices about the Services to you, Referral Orders may place a banner notice across its pages to alert you to certain changes such as modifications to this Agreement. Alternatively, notice may consist of an email from Referral Orders to an email address associated with your account, even if we have other contact information. You also agree that Referral Orders may communicate with you through your Referral Orders account or through other means including email, mobile number, telephone, or delivery services including the postal service about your Referral Orders account or services associated with Referral Orders. Please review your Settings to control what kind of messages you receive from Referral Orders. You acknowledge and agree that we shall have no liability associated with or arising from your failure to do so to maintain accurate contact or other information, including, but not limited to, your failure to receive critical information about the Service.

    3. Referral Orders Applications.

      Importing any of your Referral Orders data through the Referral Orders Application, you represent that you have authority to share the transferred data with your mobile carrier or other access provider. In the event you change or deactivate your mobile account, you must promptly update your Referral Orders account information to ensure that your messages are not sent to the person that acquires your old number and failure to do so is your responsibility. You acknowledge you are responsible for all charges and necessary permissions related to accessing Referral Orders through your mobile access provider. Therefore, you should check with your provider to find out if the Services are available and the terms for these services for your specific mobile devices. Finally, by using any downloadable application to enable your use of the Services, you are explicitly confirming your acceptance of the terms of the End User License Agreement associated with the application provided at download or installation, or as may be updated from time to time.

    4. User-to-User Communication and Sharing (Referral Orders Groups, Answers, Updates, Company Pages, etc.).

      Please note that ideas you post and information you share may be seen and used by other Users, and Referral Orders cannot guarantee that other Users will not use the ideas and information that you share on Referral Orders. Therefore, if you have an idea or information that you would like to keep confidential and/or do not want others to use, or that is subject to third party rights that may be infringed by your sharing it, do not post it to any Referral Orders Group, into your Network Updates, or elsewhere on Referral Orders. REFERRAL ORDERS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR A USER’S MISUSE OR MISAPPROPRIATION OF ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION YOU POST IN ANY REFERRAL ORDERS COMMUNITY FORUMS SUCH AS THE REFERRAL ORDERS BLOG, GROUPS OR ANSWERS.

    5. Privacy.

      You should carefully read our full Privacy Policy before deciding to become a User as it is hereby incorporated into this Agreement by reference, and governs our treatment of any information, including personally identifiable information you submit to us. Please note that certain information, statements, data, and content (such as photographs) which you may submit to Referral Orders, or groups you choose to join might, or are likely to, reveal your gender, ethnic origin, nationality, age, and/or other personal information about you. You acknowledge that your submission of any information, statements, data, and content to us is voluntary on your part.

    6. Contributions to Referral Orders

      By submitting ideas, suggestions, documents, and/or proposals ("Contributions") to Referral Orders through its suggestion or feedback web pages, you acknowledge and agree that: (a) your Contributions do not contain confidential or proprietary information; (b) Referral Orders is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Contributions; (c) Referral Orders shall be entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such Contributions for any purpose, in any way, in any media worldwide; (d) Referral Orders may have something similar to the Contributions already under consideration or in development; (e) you irrevocably assign to Referral Orders all rights to your Contributions; and (f) you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from Referral Orders under any circumstances.

Your Rights.

On the condition that you comply with all your obligations under this Agreement, including, but not limited to, the Do’s and Don’ts listed in this Agreement, we grant you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive, nonassignable, nonsublicenseable license and right to access the Services, through a generally available web browser, mobile device or application (but not through scraping, spidering, crawling or other technology or software used to access data without the express written consent of Referral Orders or its Users), view information and use the Services that we provide on Referral Orders webpages and in accordance with this Agreement. Any other use of Referral Orders contrary to our mission and purpose (such as seeking to connect to someone you do not know or trust, or to use information gathered from Referral Orders commercially unless expressly authorized by Referral Orders) is strictly prohibited and a violation of this Agreement. We reserve all rights not expressly granted in this Agreement, including, without limitation, title, ownership, intellectual property rights, and all other rights and interest in Referral Orders and all related items, including any and all copies made of the Referral Orders website.

Our Rights and Obligations.

  1. Services Availability.

    For as long as Referral Orders continues to offer the Services, Referral Orders shall provide and seek to update, improve and expand the Services. As a result, we allow you to access Referral Orders as it may exist and be available on any given day and have no other obligations, except as expressly stated in this Agreement. We may modify, replace, refuse access to, suspend or discontinue Referral Orders, partially or entirely, or change and modify prices for all or part of the Services for you or for all our users in our sole discretion. All of these changes shall be effective upon their posting on our site or by direct communication to you unless otherwise noted. Referral Orders further reserves the right to withhold, remove and or discard any content available as part of your account, with or without notice if deemed by Referral Orders to be contrary to this Agreement. For avoidance of doubt, Referral Orders has no obligation to store, maintain or provide you a copy of any content that you or other Users provide when using the Services.

  2. Disclosure of User Information.

    You acknowledge, consent and agree that we may access, preserve, and disclose your registration and any other information you provide if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary in our opinion to: (1) comply with legal process, including, but not limited to, civil and criminal subpoenas, court orders or other compulsory disclosures; (2) enforce this Agreement; (3) respond to claims of a violation of the rights of third parties, whether or not the third party is a User, individual, or government agency; (4) respond to customer service inquiries; or (5) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Referral Orders, our Users or the public. Disclosures of User information to third parties other than those required to provide customer support, administer this agreement, or comply with legal requirements are addressed in the Privacy Policy.

  3. Connections and Interactions with other Users.

    You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users. Referral Orders may limit the number of connections you may have to other Users and may, in certain circumstances, prohibit you from contacting other Users through use of the Services or otherwise limit your use of the Services. Referral Orders reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other members and to restrict, suspend, or close your account if Referral Orders determines, in our sole discretion, that doing so is necessary to enforce this Agreement.