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J.) You should be aware that search results and links from other content providers may contain areas of content that contain adult or mature content. You must be at least 18 years of age to access and view such areas. In consideration of your use of the Service, you represent that you are of legal age to access such areas, results and links and that you are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction.MEMBERSHIP TYPES, FEES AND BENEFITS
A.) b2bYellowpages.com offers Subscribers different MEMBERSHIPS and services. Primarily: Premium Membership, B2B Brokers and Registered Buyer.
B.) Registered buyers have no fee.
C.) Premium Membership is a fee-based service that allows you to pay for expedited consideration of your web site for possible inclusion in b2bYellowpages.com's directory of web sites. Inclusion in the Directory is not guaranteed. It is subject to the terms and conditions of this agreement and in b2bYellowpages.com's sole discretion,
D.) B2B BROKERS is a separate operating entity within the b2bYellowpages.com website that facilitates the process involved in the buying and selling of businesses, franchises opportunities and location of brokers that can further assist with business ownership transactions. The B2B Brokers Membership features and services are separate and apart from those offered to any other b2bYellowpages.com Memberships. B2B Brokers Memberships consists of several fee-based services for review and possible inclusion in the B2B BROKERS section of b2bYellowpages.com. There fees are made known when the viewer selects the B2B Broker Membership desired. The fee allows you to pay for expedited consideration of your business for sale advertisement, franchise opportunity, business opportunity, or listing of your Brokerage firm in our B2B Brokers Brokerage directory. Inclusion in any section of B2B Brokers is not guaranteed. It is subject to the terms and conditions of this agreement, and in b2bYellowpages.com's sole discretion,
E). Premium Membership allows for two listings in our Directory and with priority listing. Priority listing means the result will be posted before other memberships or editor selections, but may be preceded by sponsored advertisers. Premium Members will also receive priority listing in matching web search, local search and yellow page results. There is no guarantee that one Premium Member will go before another Premium Member. This order is determined by our technology.
F.) Premium Membership allows the Subscriber to submit up to 10 keywords for each listing. The keywords are utilized by our technology in order to match user queries and serve optimum results to viewers. There are no additional fees associated to keywords such as pay-per-click fees, but any keyword submitted are subject to editor approval and must be specific to the products and services offered by the Member website. They cannot be general in nature,
G.) There is a limit of only one Membership per website. The b2bYellowpages.com Directory is only available to sites that do not already exist in the Directory.
H). Reciprocal Link. Premium Members can receive an additional category listing by placing a "reciprocal link" on their approved website. The link must be placed on a page that is openly accessible from the home page or other page within the site such as a site map. The link should state the name "b2bYellowpages.com" and when clicked upon target viewers to the approved B2B category page within b2bYellowpages.com that displays the Subscribers listing. Members can get a wide variety of b2bYellowpages.com reciprocal links and banner ads for their approved category by visiting their approved category page and clicking on the 'link to us' located near the top right.
I.) There is no fee to become a Registered buyer. A Registered buyer is allowed to select companies from our search results and have our automated system deliver via e-mail an RFP or request for additional information. The e-mail contains your request in addition to your contact and account information in order to give a seller the needed information to properly respond.
J.) As of March 13, 2008 b2bYellowpages.com made several modification to its membership programs. Namely, the option to submit sites for our editors to review and list without any cost. Approved listings submitted prior to this date will be grandfathered without any future costs providing the terms and approval criteria are fully maintained by the member. Any unused listing credits are no longer available. Grandfathered Premium members must continue to maintain a reciprocal link that was required for Premium membership approval. Listed members, whose sites were reviewed and approved by our editors will be shown as 'editor picks'.PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP FEES, NOTICES AND REQUIREMENTS
A.) Premium Members pay a fee made known on the b2bYellowpages.com registration form for the timely review to consider and respond to a request for website inclusion in our B2B directory.
B.) In consideration of your payment as well as your participation in the b2bYellowpages.com Directory in accordance with this Agreement, b2bYellowpages.com agrees that Members of the b2bYellowpages.com editorial staff will consider and review your site for possible inclusion and to ensure that your site is in compliance with our minimum site criteria. The editorial staff will respond to you within 5 business days from the date that you submit your site for consideration. The response time will be determined from the date that you submit your site for consideration, excluding holiday periods observed by b2bYellowpages.com and any delays due to problems processing your request. Measured response times are based on b2bYellowpages.com mail servers.
C.) In order for b2bYellowpages.com to consider your site for inclusion in the Directory, you must submit a valid credit card number as part of the registration process. You agree that your credit card will be charged the then-current, applicable NON-REFUNDABLE fee for expedited review and response.
D.) You acknowledge that the payment of the Premium Membership fee is for consideration of your site AND DOES NOT IN ANY WAY GUARANTEE THAT YOUR SITE WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE DIRECTORY. Your payment only guarantees that b2bYellowpages.com will consider and respond to your request within five business days, by either accepting or not accepting your site. You expressly agree to pay to b2bYellowpages.com such fee whether or not your site is accepted or denied inclusion in the Directory. If for any reason b2bYellowpages.com does not respond to your request within five business days, Membership will be extended one day for each day delay.
E.) Do not submit your site to the b2bYellowpages.com Directory if your site already appears as any Member in the Directory. IF YOU SUBMIT A SITE THAT ALREADY EXISTS IN THE DIRECTORY THROUGH b2bYELLOWPAGES.COM DIRECTORY, YOUR CREDIT CARD WILL BE CHARGED THE THEN-CURRENT, APPLICABLE FEE FOR EXPEDITED REVIEW.
F.) Premium Membership is an annual fee and does expire. Premium Members will receive notification 30 days and 7 days prior to renewal. Renewal must be confirmed in order for Membership and listings to continue. By confirming your renewal, you allow us to charge your credit card the current annual Premium Membership fee on the expiration date. It is the responsibility of the Subscriber to verify that the credit card information on file is current and active. Should an unsuccessful renewal charge occur, the listing will be removed. b2bYellowpages.com will make every effort to inform you of an unsuccessful charge, but there is no obligation for us to do so.
G.) b2bYellowpages.com cannot guarantee that your site will receive any traffic or clicks to your site. Traffic to your site is based upon user search queries and their interests in various products or services. b2bYellowpages.com can only guarantee that we will display your site if a viewer goes to your approved category or searches for your approved keywords.
H.) If you request that your listing be removed before the end of a year for which you have paid the Annual Fee, you agree that b2bYellowpages.com will not be required to refund any portion of such fee.
I.) YOUR SUBMISSION DOES NOT IN ANY WAY GUARANTEE THAT YOUR SITE WILL BE LISTED OR INCLUDED IN THE DIRECTORY. Your submission only guarantees that b2bYellowpages.com will consider and respond to your request within the stated time periods, by either accepting or not accepting your site.
J.) Websites approved for inclusion must maintain a live and accurate listing and continue to abide by our minimum approval criteria.
K.) You agree that you are the lawful owner or legal representative of any submitted website.
L.) It is the Applicant's responsibility to provide and maintain an accurate e-mail address and to always ensure that b2bYellowpages.com is notified of any changes to Applicant's address so that we can communicate to you. Failure to do so will result in a website listing being removed from our listings. b2bYellowpages.com can be notified by contacting customer service via the "contact us" link located throughout the Directory or by regular mail.
M.) b2bYellowpages.com reserves the right to add to or remove at any time the benefits provided by its Premium Memberships including the right to institute new fees, impose fees or increase fees. b2bYellowpages.com will notify Members of the changes by e-mail or posting the current fees and benefits on its website.
N.) Any Membership is non-transferable. Your subscription to the Services may not be transferred to another party or entity without prior written approval of b2bYellowpages.com, and any transfer of your subscription is subject to all terms and limits established by b2bYellowpages.com.
O.) b2bYellowpages.com reserves the right to remove your site from the Directory for any reason, in our sole discretion, including but not limited to failure to meet our minimum criteria as outlined in this agreement and posted on our website.PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP SUBMISSION, ELIGIBILITY AND LISTING INCLUSION
A.) Inclusion in the Directory is not guaranteed. b2bYellowpages.com will review your web site for inclusion in the Directory and b2bYellowpages.com, in its sole discretion, will make determinations to include or exclude websites from being listed in our Directory and such determinations will be final and binding. b2bYellowpages.com reserves the right to modify and edit all websites submitted for acceptance within its Directory. This includes, but not limited to, the right to deny a listing, edit the title, keywords, community, category, address, phone number or description of the submitted listing.
B.) NOTHING IN THIS AGREEMENT OBLIGATES B2BYELLOWPAGES.COM TO LIST, LINK TO, ACCEPT OR OTHERWISE HOST YOUR SITE ANYWHERE ON B2BYELLOWPAGES.COM. IN ADDITION, IF YOUR SITE IS ACCEPTED, NOTHING IN THIS AGREEMENT OBLIGATES B2BYELLOWPAGES.COM TO PLACE YOUR SITE WITHIN A SPECIFIC CATEGORY OR SUBCATEGORY OF THE DIRECTORY, OR TO PROVIDE ANY TITLES, KEYWORDS, ADDRESSES, PHONE NUMBERS OR DESCRIPTIONS WITH THE LISTING OF YOUR SITE.
C.) Any new web site submitted for inclusion in the Directory is subject to the minimum approval criteria ("Website Approval Criteria") of b2bYellowpages.com. By accepting this agreement, you acknowledge that you have fully reviewed and accepted the minimum website approval criteria. In addition to the minimum criteria outlined in this agreement, the Website Approval Criteria can be revisited by a posting in the b2bYellowpages.com web page "List your site".
D.) ALL WEB SITES SUBMITTED TO B2BYELLOWPAGES.COM MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING MINIMUM "APPROVAL CRITERIA". THESE CRITERIA ARE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS ONLY. B2BYELLOWPAGES.COM. INC IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CONSIDER OTHER CRITERIA BEFORE ACCEPTING OR REJECTING A SITE, KEYWORDS, DESCRIPTIONS, TITLES, CATEGORIES, PHONE NUMBERS, ADDRESSES AND COMMUNITIES FOR ANY REASONS THAT MAY NOT BE LISTED IN THIS AGREEMENT. Your website must clearly define the purpose, products, and/or services. It should easily tell viewers who you are, what you do and not be confusing or conflicting.
Your website cannot be under construction and must be fully functional. Links must be properly working.
Your site is active 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
Your site must load quickly and not re-direct to another site.
b2bYellowpages in its sole discretion, will not list any websites that offer the following content or links: pornographic or adult, the sale of prescription drugs, violent, racially oriented, hate, ethnical, offensive or inappropriate, peer-to-peer (P2P), get rich schemes, infringe upon someone's property or rights as well as the offering of products, services or information that may be deemed illegal under any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation.
Your website must be in the English language or offer English language translation.
Only the domain name as it was registered can be submitted for listing. In effect, viewers must arrive at the home page of your website. No sub-domains or pages within your website can be submitted for listing.
Your website must be unique. It cannot be an affiliate site or a site that duplicates or mirrors another site.
You acknowledge that the website is not a blog, or a site that primarily offers written content such as opinions, views or informational essays.
Your website should present easy and desirable navigation. Sites containing links that pop-up to other sites and/or exist framed within your site will not be approved.
Your website must contain sufficient pages and content. We typically look for sites that provide an "about us", "contact us", "our products", "our services", etc.
You acknowledge that your company is one of the following: A manufacturer, wholesaler or retailer that sells a product, service or information, a fee based professional service to businesses or consumers, or a directory that provides listings of other businesses.
Your domain name is not a direct navigation domain name. Your website is not parked with advertising monetization programs.
E.) Minimum approval criteria for titles, descriptions, keywords.
Titles and descriptions must be relevant and specific to the products, services or information offered by your business.
Descriptions cannot self promote themselves by stating that they are the best, largest or industry leader.
If your Membership allows keywords to be submitted, keywords must be specific to your site and not general in nature. For example, if you are a business attorney, please do not submit the word "business". You must be more specific such as "Business Law".
F.) Minimum approval criteria for local search.
In order for your site to appear in our local search results, the physical address and phone number of your business must appear on your website.
Any member with an approved listing in the B2B Directory has the option of NOT showing their physical address and phone number of their business in the Directory. If you do not wish for the address of your business to appear in any of our search results, yellow pages or directory listings, you must select that option on the website submission form. It is the Member's responsibility to ensure that our editors and technology complied with your request. Upon receiving notification that your site has been accepted to our Directory, click on the provided link that shows your listing, and verify that the local information does not appear.
OTHER INCLUSION AND WEBSITE LISTING PROVISIONS
1.) Members have the right to request a review if a website was declined inclusion. b2bYellowpages.com will contact Applicant by email describing whether the site has been accepted or rejected for inclusion in the Directory. If the site is rejected, there will be an explanation by the editorial staff. If the site is rejected, the Applicant, at their discretion, can modify their website in an effort to meet the approval criteria of b2bYellowpages.com, and then resubmit the website for a second review. Applicants should log in and proceed to "my website information", click on "modify", update your information and click "submit". If b2bYellowpages.com reaffirms its denial of the site, no further reviews will be considered.
2.) Members have one modification credit allowing Members to modify a website listing already approved for inclusion. If b2bYellowpages.com accepts a suggested site, applicant is entitled to one modification request for an approved listing. Subsequent requests for modification to the titles, description, keywords, listing information, may be subject to an additional fee that b2bYellowpages.com will make known when additional modification requests are made. Applicant can modify their information by going to "my website listings" located on the Member log in panel. b2bYellowpages.com will again review the Applicant's site and newly submitted information. b2bYellowpages.com will notify Applicant of its final and binding decision regarding continued inclusion of the site or modification. Any modification request must comply with the "Approval Criteria" as outlined in this Agreement. The "Approval Criteria" can also be viewed by looking for the link located on the web page "List your site" as well as a link posted on the b2bYellowpages.com site map.
3.) Location of listing in Directory. b2bYellowpages.com reserves the right to decide whether, where, and how a site is listed in the Directory. If b2bYellowpages.com accepts your site for inclusion in the Directory, b2bYellowpages.com, in its sole discretion, will consider your preferences, but reserves the right to list your site in any category or sub-category as b2bYellowpages.com deems appropriate. b2bYellowpages.com reserves the right not to include any specific titles, keywords, local information or descriptions when listing a site in the Directory.
4.) Websites must remain active or they will be de-listed. All approved sites must remain active by not generating a dead link to viewers. b2bYellowpages.com does perform electronic tests from time to time to verify that all Member listings are active. Dead links are reported to the editorial staff for further investigation. Should verification by the editorial staff confirm that a Membership website listing is inactive, it will be immediately removed. b2bYellowpages.com understands that sites do experience temporary outages and will make at least one more attempt on a different day prior to removal. b2bYellowpages.com will make an attempt to notify Members when their site is removed for generating a dead link, but is under no obligation to do so. If a Member sees their site was incorrectly removed, they should notify customer service for reinstatement.
5.) b2bYellowpages.com regularly reviews Member websites with regard to the approved keywords, title, description, category and community. If the approved keywords, title, description, category or community are no longer representative of the site, the site may be de-listed with Membership terminated. b2bYellowpages.com will make an effort to notify Members that their site failed to maintain its originally approved Listing Information, but is not obligated to do so. If Members see their site was improperly removed they should notify customer service for reinstatement.
6.) Subscriber or Member is solely responsible for the content of its website information. As a Subscriber or Member you recognize that you are solely responsible for the content of any information you make available by means of the Services, including, without limitation, a posting on your web site, B2B Needs and Leads, e-mail, or any other Services provided by b2bYellowpages.com. b2bYellowpages.com has the right to monitor the content which you or other users make by means of the Services, but shall have no obligation to do so.
7.) Maintaining a current e-mail address to continue listing. Your e-mail address is your USER ID. As such, b2bYellowpages.com requires that it always remain active and current. An active e-mail is also required so that can communicate to you about your listing, special services or promotions. b2bYellowpages.com does occasionally send out e-mails to its Members with approved website listings in an effort to help determine if an e-mail is still active. If an email is returned as non-deliverable, the site will be subject to de-listing. If a Member's e-mail address is no longer active, they should contact customer service and notify us of the new email address.
8.) Your right to delete or discontinue your website listings. If you wish to discontinue participation in the directory, simply log in and go to "my website listings". Click "erase" to immediately remove your listing(s) from our database.
A.) WHAT IS B2B BROKERS?
"B2B Brokers" is a search and advertising directory that facilitates the process involved in the buying and selling of businesses, franchises opportunities and location of brokers that can further assist with business ownership transactions. "B2B Brokers" is a separate operating entity within the b2bYellowpages.com website. B2B Brokers maintains its own Membership fees, databases, listings, services and features. B2B Broker Memberships do not receive the services and features offered to b2byellowpages.com any other Memberships. Similarly and other b2bYellowpages.com Memberships do not receive the features or benefits of B2B Brokers Memberships.
By submitting or viewing any listings or information posted on "B2B Brokers" or b2bYellowpages.com, including but not limited to a "business for sale listing", "franchise opportunity listing", or "business broker listing", you acknowledge that you have read and fully agree to all the terms and conditions as they apply to "B2B Brokers" and b2bYellowpages.com.
B.) BY POSTING A "B2B BROKERS" ADVERTISEMENT YOU AGREE THAT:
You authorize that you are the owner or legal and authorized agent of the business or opportunity you are submitting for sale.
You agree that the information provided is accurate, verifiable and that you are fully responsible for all of the description and financial content submitted and posted on our website for your advertisement.
You agree that your advertisement does not contain any libelous, defamatory or unlawful information.
You agree that information contained in your advertisement does not violate or infringe upon any trademark, copyright or similar rights of others.
You acknowledge that your business for sale, franchise opportunity, or broker listing is not related to an adult oriented business or businesses.
C.) MAINTAINING A VALID EMAIL ADDRESS
It is your responsibility to maintain a valid, working email address in order to properly receive notices from interested parties and respond in a timely fashion. Should your email address become invalid you will not receive any email notifications.
You agree to respond to email inquiries from potential buyers in a timely fashion. Please be sure to adjust your mail settings, if necessary, so that mail sent from b2bYellowpages.com is not filtered and viewed as "spam" or "junk" by your e-mail program or anti-spam software. As an added Member feature you can also log in at any time to the Member panel to review emails submitted by interested parties.
b2bYellowpages.com has the right to suspend your "B2B Brokers" advertisement if we become aware that your email address is not valid. We will reinstate the ad once we are notified that the email address is currently valid.
There are fees associated to posting a Membership listing within B2B Brokers. The fees vary depending upon the type of Membership selected and are made known on the desired Membership join form.
E.) ADDITIONAL MINIMUM APPROVAL CRITERIA FOR A "B2B BROKERS" LISTING.
Your advertisement is not directly or indirectly related to an adult oriented business.
Your advertisement is for one business, or a group of businesses sold as one. It is not for multiple businesses.
You fully consent and agree to abide by our approval criteria for "B2B Brokers". b2bYellowpages.com in its sole discretion reserves the right to include or exclude listing any advertisement, keywords or descriptions for reasons that may not be stated on our terms and conditions policies.
F.) AUTO RENEW OPTION.
It is widely accepted that postings of a "Businesses for Sale" within B2B Brokers may eventually sell and that listings will no longer be current. As a result, B2B Brokers "Businesses for Sale" listings are set to expire in order for its listings to be timely and accurate.
As a matter of convenience, the "B2B Brokers" advertisement listing can renew automatically upon the completion of the term. Simply log in and adjust your settings to automatically renew.
An e-mail will be sent 14 days prior and 3 days prior to the renewal date of the "B2B Brokers" advertisement to the current email address e-mail address on file to advise you of the upcoming renewal. It is your responsibility to verify that the e-mail address on file is current and active.
G.) SUBMITTING AN ADVERTISMENT WITHIN "B2B BROKERS"
Once you have joined you will be asked to log in and submit your advertisement. Depending upon the overall number of submissions we receive for review, your advertisement, if accepted, will usually be listed in the B2B Brokers database within 7 business days. The duration term does not commence until we have approved your advertisement. You will receive confirmation of your advertisement via email upon review.
From time to time, we may offer promotions or increase advertising whereby we experience a backlog of "B2B Brokers" listings submitted. As a result, the approval process or re-approval of an advertisement may be slightly longer during these times. Once again, the ad term does not commence until an advertisement is approved. We appreciate your patience during this time.
H.) THE DURATION OF YOUR "B2B BROKERS" AD TERM
When your ad is approved it will remain in our directory for 61 days with regard to "business for sale" (two-month) advertisements and 365 days for franchise opportunities and business broker listings. There is no time deducted when your ad is awaiting approval. There is also no time deducted for re-approval of ads if you subsequently edit, modify and resubmit your ad once it has been approved and posted to our site.
I.) OUR RIGHTS WITH REGARD TO YOUR "B2B BROKERS" ADVERTISEMENT. EDITORIAL GUIDELINES.
We reserve the right to reject and/or remove your advertisement at any time and for any reason. We reserve the right to place your advertisement in a category other than the one suggested so that it can be more relevant to our viewers.
We also reserve the right to make changes with regard to the wording submitted in order to conform to our guidelines. In order to make listings a more pleasant reading experience to the viewer, "B2B Brokers" has established the following guidelines with regard to written content. This includes but is not limited to:
Use of all capital letters
Poorly constructed sentences
Use of exaggerated wording such as "we are the best or greatest".
Upon your listing approval, it is your responsibility to return to "B2B Brokers" and verify the accuracy of all the information that was posted for your ad.
J.) YOU MAY EDIT YOUR "B2B BROKERS" ADVERTISEMENT AT ANY TIME
You may edit your ad. Simply login and click on edit/modify. Your changes, if accepted, will be posted to the database but must re-await editor review. You will receive confirmation of your re-approval via email. There is no time deducted or incurred when your ad is awaiting approval.
Please note that when an advertisement is approved and listed, but subsequently modified and resubmitted, it is temporarily removed from the database until re-approval. It will therefore not appear in the "B2B Brokers" search results or directory listings during this time.
K.) YOU MAY DELETE YOUR "B2B BROKERS" ADVERTISMENT AT ANY TIME
YYou have the right to delete your ad at any time. Simply log in and select "delete". Your ad will be immediately removed from the database and will no longer be available for anyone to view. If you delete your ad, however, there is no pro-rated refund or rebate of any kind for any unused portion of time.
L.) EXCHANGE OF E-MAILS ADDRESSES THROUGH THE "B2B BROKERS" SERVICE
As a seller, all responses to your ad are done through our "Search, Select and Send" technology and performed in a manner where interested parties are not given your email address. If you respond to a potential buyer, however, you will be disclosing your e-mail address.
As a buyer, your e-mail address, as well as other general account information that you supplied upon registration such as your name and location, will be given to the seller so that the seller can respond to your interest in a listing.
M.) USE OF "B2B BROKERS" IS AT YOUR OWN RISK
Your use of b2bYellowpages.com and "B2B Brokers" and all information, products and services made available through this website are done so at your own risk. You agree that "B2B Brokers" and b2bYellowpages.com will not be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages or any other damages whatsoever arising out of your use or inability to use this "B2B Brokers" or any information, products or services of "B2B Brokers" and b2bYellowpages.com, whether based on contractual, statutory, tort or any other grounds.
You agree that "B2B Brokers" and b2bYellowpages.com shall not be liable for any damages or lost profits arising out of or related to the posting of any ad on "B2B Brokers" or b2bYellowpages.com.
Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with any aspect of "B2B Brokers" and/or related "B2B Brokers" services is to stop using "B2B Brokers and b2bYellowpages.com and any of their individual or combined related services.
N.) WE HAVE NO WAY OF VERIFYING THE INFORMATION POSTED BY OTHERS ON "B2B BROKERS"
b2bYellowpages.com disclaims any responsibility for any actions a reader, user, buyer or seller may take as a result of the information posted on any of the pages of "B2B Brokers" and b2bYellowpages.com service contained herein.
"B2B Brokers" is based on data submitted by others not associated with "B2B Brokers". "B2B Brokers" has not verified the accuracy of the information contained in the b2bYellowpages.com system and makes no warranty, either expressed or implied; concerning the information contained in this service and expressly disclaims any warranty of accuracy, completeness, merchantability and fitness for a particular use.
b2bYellowpages.com cannot, and does not, confirm each Members supposed identity and makes no inquiries about the authenticity of its listings. As a result, we have no control over the truth or accuracy of the listings, the ability of sellers to sell businesses listed or the ability of buyers to buy businesses listed and complete transactions they express interest in.
O.) WE OFFER NO ADVICE ON ANY "B2B BROKERS" LISTING
b2bYellowpages.com and "B2B Brokers" does not render or offer any legal, financial or investment advice with regard to any of its listings. "B2B Brokers" is solely a directory of paid advertisements posted by businesses and individuals that are either offering a business for sale, franchise or business opportunity, or promoting a business brokerage.
It is the responsibility of the site Member and/or user to be responsible for the legal and regulatory compliance of any transaction entered into. "B2B Brokers" and b2bYellowpages.com makes no representation or assurance about such compliance.
If you are buying or selling a business, b2bYellowpages.com strongly suggests that prior to your making any decision, or taking any action that might affect your personal finances or business, you consult with an attorney, accountant, financial advisor and other business professionals and consultants that you have deemed qualified. Professional consultation will help you better assess and understand your financial situation and risk tolerance and can further provide the necessary legal, due diligence, advice and assistance that is required when selling or purchasing any business or investing in any business opportunity.
NEEDS AND LEADS
A.) B2B Needs and Leads is a neutral platform and conduit through which "Buyers" (users) and "Sellers" (Premium Members) communicate their respective requirements through the b2bYellowpages.com website and upon mutual agreement proceed to transact with one another either offline or online, separate and apart from b2bYellowpages.com.
B.) The very nature of the B2B Needs and Leads allows our search engine and Directory results to match "Buyers" with "Sellers". Upon reviewing search results, buyers can log in and send an RFP or request for additional information to Member Sellers. Sellers can then respond to Buyers requests and present quotes to the Buyer based information submitted by the buyers. The Buyer then decides which "Seller" to proceed with, if at all.
C.) b2bYellowpages.com acts only as a medium for "Users" and is not a party to any contract between the Buyers or Sellers. Therefore, b2bYellowpages.com has no control over, and accepts no liability for the quality, accuracy or legality of the information furnished by any Buyer, Seller or "User", or their capacity to enter into this Agreement.
D.) Buyer or Sellers utilizing the services provided by Needs and Leads acknowledge that it is the responsibility for each individual Buyer and Seller to negotiate any and all terms relating to a particular "Transaction" between them. b2bYellowpages.com makes no warranties regarding any buyer or seller. Furthermore, b2bYellowpages.com has no control over whether any Supplier will complete the sale of products or services offered or whether any Buyers will complete or satisfy the purchase of products or services bid upon. Each User is solely responsible for qualifying or otherwise verifying the information originated by the other party before selling or buying products or services or utilizing any data provided on the b2bYellowpages.com websites.
E.) In the event that you have a dispute with a Buyer or Seller, you acknowledge to and agree to release b2bYellowpages.com from any claim, demands and damages actual and consequential of any kind or nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. b2bYellowpages.com is a neutral platform and therefore cannot and will not get involved in such disputes between any Buyer, Seller or User.
F.) Any Transaction concluded between a Buyer and Seller shall be on the terms specified between the parties, or if no terms are specified then subject to the Sellers standard terms of business. Title to the products shall at no time pass to b2bYellowpages.com. Furthermore, all warranties and after sales or service, shall remain the liability of the Sellers and shall at no time pass to b2bYellowpages.com. b2bYellowpages.com expressly disclaims any and all liability for the performance or observance of such terms.
EXCHANGE OF E-MAILS ADDRESSES THROUGH THE "NEEDS AND LEADS" SERVICE
As a seller, all responses to your site when listed in our search results are done through our "Search, Select and Send" technology and performed in a manner where interested parties are not given your email address. If you respond to a potential buyer, however, you will be disclosing your e-mail address.
As a buyer, your e-mail address, as well as other general account information that you supplied upon registration such as name and location, will be given to the seller so that the seller can respond to your expressed interest in a search result listing.
MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY
You will have the right to assign your own password during the Service's registration process for all MEMBERSHIPS. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account information, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password, user ID or account information. You agree to (a) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session and (b) immediately change your password upon any unauthorized use of your password or account or (c) any other breach of security.
BREACH AND TERMINATION, MEMBER CONDUCT
A.) b2bYellowpages.com has the right to terminate your Membership and this agreement as a result of prohibited Member conduct. You acknowledge that prohibited conduct includes, but is not limited to, posting or transmitting abusive, profane, libelous, slanderous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, threatening or otherwise harassing and unlawful material via email or on your web page(s). You also agree not to violate the security of the Services, including but not limited to: attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network to breach security or authentification measures without written authorization, or attempting to interfere with the Services via means of submitting a virus or malicious code designed to "crash", interrupt, limit, damage, destroy, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information or computer programming routines. These include but are not limited to Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, overloading, "flooding" and "mailbombing" or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information. Additionally, you may not send "spam" or "chain emails" to Subscribers of the Services.
B.) Agreement not to use Services prohibited by law. You expressly agree not to use the Services in a manner that is prohibited by any law or regulation, or to facilitate the violation of any law or regulation.
C.) Termination. b2bYellowpages.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to remove your site or "B2B Brokers" listing from the Directory, move the listing to a different category or subcategory, and change or remove any titles, keywords, descriptions or comments at any time, for any reason, including but not limited to, a change in the nature, business, goods, services or content available on your site. You agree that if b2bYellowpages.com, in its sole discretion, deems any content made available by you to be unlawful, fraudulent, unacceptable, offensive, obscene or otherwise objectionable, b2bYellowpages.com has the right to demand removal of such material and/or cancel your subscription and listings to the Services. Further, b2bYellowpages.com, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password, account (or any part thereof) or use of the Service, and remove and discard any content with the Service, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use, or if b2bYellowpages.com believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of this Agreement.
D.) b2bYellowpages.com may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Service under any provision of this Agreement may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that b2bYellowpages.com may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or the Service. You expressly agree that b2bYellowpages.com shall not be liable to you for: 1) any action b2bYellowpages.com takes to remove your website or such material; 2) cancellation of your Membership 3) any action taken by a third party in connection with your subscription or use of Services.
E.) b2bYellowpages.com reserves the right to deny a subscription or Membership to any person or entity for any reason. Upon termination of this Agreement, you will immediately cease use of all b2bYellowpages.com's Services, web sites and/or portions thereof. In addition to any other rights of the parties set forth in the Agreement, b2bYellowpages.com reserves the right to terminate this Agreement and/or to suspend your use of the Services for any reason without any refund.
DEALING WITH ADVERTISERS
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that b2bYellowpages.com shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.
b2bYellowpages.com does not sell or offer any Member e-mail addresses obtained during the registration process to any third party but will share obtained with our co-registration agreement with working partners. b2bYellowpages.com, however, reserves the right to send you a rare but occasional notification of new features, services, opportunities, offers or updates as they apply to the b2bYellowpages.com website. In addition, any members with an approved listing in the B2B directory may receive e-mails from interested buyers that have elected to use our Needs and Leads system to send you a RFP or request for additional information. Our "Search, Select and Send" technology allows buyers to send such requests to Member sellers via e-mail upon viewing the search results listed on b2bYellowpages.com and selecting your site.
b2bYellowpages.com partners with companies to increase its memberships and revenues or to provide additional products, services, features or bonuses to our viewers and members. Depending upon our partnership agreement, some partners will advertise our services and provide viewers with a code that is unique to that partner. The code allows bonuses to be added to a membership once an authorized code is entered and a successful membership registration application is completed. By entering an authorized code, you agree to co-registration. Co-registration permits b2bYellowpages.com to share your personal registration information. The personally identifiable information you provided during your registration process is only shared with the respective partner whose unique code you entered.
OTHER PROVISIONS AND NOTICES
A.) Please be aware that search results and links from other content providers may contain areas on the Service that contain adult or mature content. You must be at least 18 years of age to access and view such areas.
B.) Material accessible to you through the Services may be the subject of intellectual property rights of or to others, including, without limitation, patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets. Except as expressly permitted by the owner of such rights, you may not reproduce, redistribute, retransmit, plagiarize, publish or otherwise transfer, or commercially exploit or use such material in violation or infringes upon any intellectual property right appurtenant thereto. b2bYellowpages.com shall not be liable for violation of intellectual property rights of any such material.
C.) Special Admonitions for International Use. Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.
D.) There is no resale of any portions of this site or any sites owned and operated by b2bYellowpages.com without the express, prior written consent of b2bYellowpages.com for each and every instance. As such, you agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Site, use of the Site, or access to the Site.
E.) Force Majeure. b2bYellowpages.com is not liable for any delay of failure in performance under the Agreement resulting directly or indirectly from acts of God, terrorism, or other causes beyond its reasonable control.
Subscriber agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless b2bYellowpages.com, and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, for all losses and costs related to any claim or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Subscriber's use of or listing in the Directory or Services, the acceptance or rejection of Subscriber's suggested site, any alleged violation of this Agreement, the Agreement or the materials it incorporates by reference, or any alleged violation of any rights of others. b2bYellowpages.com reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the sole and exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by Subscriber, which shall not excuse Subscriber's indemnity obligations.
You agree that this Agreement, any rules and policies published by b2bYellowpages.com are the complete and exclusive agreement between the User and b2bYellowpages.com. This Agreement governs your use of the Site, superseding any prior agreements between you and b2bYellowpages.com whether established by custom, practice, policy or precedent.
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