Terms & Conditions

Updated as of July 18, 2022

 

Terms of Service

 

Introduction

 

Thank you for choosing Madison Investing, LLC (“Company”) for your business.  The Company  is an investment group offering accredited investors access to various private placements investments.  The Company refers to the foregoing products and/or services herein collectively as “Services.”

 

These Terms of Service (“Agreement”) apply to any use of and access to our Services and/or our website located at https://www.madisoninvesting.com/ (“Website”) by you and/or your agents (collectively, “you”).  When you use our Services, you are agreeing to our terms, so please carefully read the Terms of Service and the Privacy Policy, incorporated herein, as these documents contain important information regarding your legal rights and obligations.  

 

THIS DOCUMENT, THE TERMS OF SERVICE, IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE COMPANY AND YOU WHICH GOVERNS YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AND THE WEBSITE.  YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AND THE WEBSITE CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF AND AGREEMENT TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE AND THE PRIVACY POLICY INCORPORATED HEREIN; AND YOUR REPRESENTATION THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.  IF YOU OBJECT TO ANYTHING IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO USE THE SERVICES.  If you accept these Terms of Service and use the Services on behalf of a company, organization, or other legal entity, you represent and warrant to the Company that you have full power and authority to do so.  

Effective Date.  This Agreement is effective (“Effective Date”) on the date you first access or use the Services and/or the Website, whichever is earlier.

 

Other Agreements. If you have purchased a service, program, product or subscription or otherwise entered into a separate agreement with us you will also be subject to the terms of that agreement or those terms of use, which shall prevail in the event of a conflict. 

 

Account.   By creating an online account with the Company on its Website ("Account"), you are granted a right to use the Services provided by the Company subject to the restrictions set forth in these Terms of Service and the Privacy Policy, incorporated by reference herein.  

 

Our Account registration process will ask you for information including your name, email and or physical address, phone number, etc. (hereinafter, collectively referred to as “Personal Information,” as previously defined in our Privacy Policy).  By registering for an Account, you agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the registration process.  You further agree that you will not knowingly omit or misrepresent any material facts or information, and that you will promptly enter corrected or updated information in your Account, or notify us in writing regarding your corrected or updated information.  

 

We may verify your provided information, as required for your use of and access to the Services.  You agree to maintain your Account solely for your own use.  You agree that you will not allow another person to use your Account.  We reserve the right to suspend or terminate the Account of any User who provides inaccurate, untrue, or incomplete information, or who fails to comply with the account registration requirements.

 

You are solely and entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Account, and for any charges, damages, liabilities or losses incurred or suffered as a result of your failure to do so.  Furthermore, you are solely and entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your Account, including any charges incurred relating to the Services. 

 

The Company is not liable for any harm caused by or related to the theft of your Account, your disclosure of your Account, or your authorization to allow another person to access or use the Services using your Account.  You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your Account or any other breach of security known to you.  You acknowledge that the complete privacy of your data and messages transmitted while using the Services and/or the Website cannot be guaranteed in the event of breach.

 

Links to Third-Party Accounts.   As part of the functionality of the Services, and pursuant to our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated herein, we offer you the option to link your Account with online accounts you may have with third parties such as Facebook, Google, etc. ("Third Party Account") by either: (i) providing your Third Party Account login information through the Services; or (ii) allowing the Company to access your Third Party Account, as is permitted under the applicable terms and conditions that govern your use of each Third Party Account. 

 

You represent that you own and are entitled to disclose your Third Party Account login information to the Company and/or grant the Company access to your Third Party Account (including, but not limited to, for use for the purposes described herein), without breach by you of any of the terms and conditions that govern your use of the applicable Third Party Account.  The Company will not pay any fees or be subject to any usage limitations imposed by such third party service providers. 

 

By granting the Company access to any Third Party Accounts, you understand that (i) the Company may access, make available and store (if applicable) any content that you have provided to and stored in your Third Party Account (the "SNS Content") so that it is available on and through the Services via your Account, including without limitation any friend lists, and (ii) the Company may submit and receive additional information to your Third Party Account to the extent you are notified when you link your Account with the Third Party Account.  Please note that if a Third Party Account or associated service becomes unavailable or the Company's access to such Third Party Account is terminated by the third party service provider, then SNS Content may no longer be available on and through the Services. 

 

Depending on the Third Party Accounts you choose to link with the Website, and subject to the privacy settings that you have set in the Third Party Accounts, personally identifiable information that you post to your Third Party Accounts may be available on and through your Account on the Website.  Depending on your privacy settings, the Company may access your contacts associated with a Third Party Account, solely for the purposes of identifying and informing you of those contacts who have also registered to use the Services and/or Website, unless you expressly tell us not to do so in writing.

 

Finally, you will have the ability to disable the connection between your Account and your Third Party Accounts at any time.  PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR THIRD PARTY ACCOUNTS IS GOVERNED SOLELY BY YOUR AGREEMENT(S) WITH SUCH THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS.  The Company makes no effort to review Simple Notification Service push notification content (“SNS Content”) by any Third Party Accounts for any purpose, including but not limited to, for accuracy, legality or non-infringement, and the Company is not responsible for any SNS Content by Third Party Accounts.

 

Prohibited Uses. You may use the Services and/or Website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Services. You agree not to use the Services and/or Website:

 

  • In any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the US or other countries). 

  • To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone's use or enjoyment of the Services and/or Website, or which, as determined by us, may harm the Company or users of the Services and/orWebsite, or expose them to liability.

  • Use the Services and/or Website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any other party's use of the Website, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Website.

  • Use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the Services and/or Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Website.

  • Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Services and/or Website, or for any other purpose not expressly authorized in these Terms of Services, without our prior written consent.

  • Use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Services and/or Website.

  • Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.

  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to the Services and/or Website. 

  • Attack the Services and/or Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.

  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.

 

Termination.   The Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your Account if you violate these Terms of Service or for any reason or no reason at any time.  We may also suspend your access to the Services and/or Website, and your Account if you: (a) have violated the terms of these Terms of Service, any other agreement you have with the Company; (b) pose an unacceptable credit or fraud risk to us or Users; (c) provide any false, incomplete, inaccurate, or misleading information or otherwise engage in fraudulent or illegal conduct; or (d) for any other reason in the Company's sole discretion.

 

If your Account is terminated or suspended for any reason or no reason, you agree: (a) to continue to be bound by these Terms of Service; (b) to immediately stop using the Services, (c) that any licenses granted to you under these Terms of Service shall end; (d) that we reserve the right (but have no obligation) to hide or delete all of your information and account data stored on our servers; and (e) that the Company shall not be liable to you or any third party for termination or suspension of access to the Services or for deletion or hiding of your information or account data.  You agree that the Company may retain and use your information and account data as needed to comply with investigations and applicable law, and as indicated in the Company’s Privacy Policy.

 

However, we will not be liable to you for compensation, reimbursement, or damages in connection with your use of the Services, or in connection with any termination or suspension of the Services.  Any termination of these Terms of Service does not relieve you of any obligations to pay any Fees or costs accrued prior to the termination and any other amounts owed by you to us, as provided in these Terms of Service.

 

Links to Other Websites.   As described in the Privacy Policy, incorporated herein, the Services may contain links to third-party websites that are not owned or controlled by the Company.  The Company has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites.  In addition, the Company will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site.  By using the Services, you expressly relieve the Company from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website that is referenced or linked on our Website.

 

Links to this Website.   We grant you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable, non-assignable, personal, and non-transferable license to create hyperlinks to the Website and/or Services, so long as: (a) the links only incorporate text, and do not use any trademarks, (b) the links and the content on your website do not suggest any affiliation with the Company or cause any other confusion, and (c) the links and the content on your website do not portray the Company or its products or Services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter, and do not contain content that is unlawful, offensive, obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, violent, threatening, harassing, or abusive, or that violate any right of any third party or are otherwise objectionable to the Company.  The Company reserves the right to suspend or prohibit linking to the Website and/or Services for any reason, in its sole discretion, without advance notice or any liability of any kind to you or any third party.

 

Intellectual Property Rights.   As discussed in the Company’s Privacy Policy, incorporated herein, the Company owns all right, title and interest in and to the Services, the Company data including all ​​words, design, layout, graphics, photos, images, information, materials, documents, data, databases), and Aggregated Data, including, without limitation, all intellectual property rights therein (“Company Materials”).  Subject to the limited rights expressly granted to you under this Agreement and the Privacy Policy, the Company reserves all rights, title and interest in and to the Company Materials, including, without limitation, all related intellectual property rights.  The Company’s service marks, logos and product and service names are owned by the Company. All Company Materials provided to you shall be treated as confidential information and you will not disclose, divulge, share, forward or use for any purpose (other than to inform you investment decisions with the Company), unless such confidential information is known or becomes known to the public in general (other than as a result of a breach of this section by you). You may not access or use the Company Materials in order to build a similar or competitive service or product. You agree not to display, use, or share any of the Company Materials in any manner without the Company’s express prior written permission, by sending an e-mail to info@madisoninvesting.com.

 

In addition, any trademarks, service marks and logos associated with a third party offering may be the property of the third-party provider, and you should consult with their trademark guidelines before using any of their marks.

 

Any information and data that you submit to the Website or in connection with the Services must not violate the intellectual property rights of third parties.

 

Finally, as specified in the Company’s Privacy Policy, you grant us a license to use your customer feedback in connection with providing the Services and for general marketing purposes, unless you notify us otherwise in writing.

 

No Submission of Unsolicited Ideas and/or Materials.   In your communications with the Company, please keep in mind that we do not seek any unsolicited ideas or materials for products or services, or even suggested improvements to products or services, including, without limitation, ideas, concepts, inventions, or designs for music, websites, apps, books, scripts, screenplays, motion pictures, television shows, theatrical productions, software or otherwise (collectively, "Unsolicited Ideas and Materials"). Any Unsolicited Ideas and Materials you post on or send to us via the Website are deemed User Content and licensed to us as set forth below. In addition, the Company retains all of the rights held by members of the general public with regard to your Unsolicited Ideas and Materials. The Company’s receipt of your Unsolicited Ideas and Materials is not an admission by the Company of their novelty, priority, or originality, and it does not impair the Company’s right to contest existing or future intellectual property rights relating to your Unsolicited Ideas and Materials.

 

DMCA Notice.  The Company will respond appropriately to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), as set forth below. If you own a copyright in a work (or represent such a copyright owner) and believe that your (or such owner's) copyright in that work has been infringed by an improper posting or distribution of it via the Service, then you may send us a written notice that includes all of the following:

 

(i) a legend or subject line that says: "DMCA Copyright Infringement Notice";

 

(ii) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works;

 

(iii) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing or is the subject of infringing activity is located that is reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material (please include the URL of the Website on which the material appears);

 

(iv) your full name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address;

 

(v) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;

 

(vi) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that all the information in your notice is accurate, and that you are the copyright owner (or, if you are not the copyright owner, then your statement must indicate that you are authorized to act on the behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed); and

 

(vii) your electronic or physical signature.

 

The Company will only respond to DMCA Notices that it receives by mail, e-mail, or facsimile at the addresses set forth in the “Notice” section of this Agreement.

 

It is often difficult to determine if your copyright has been infringed. The Company may elect to not respond to DMCA Notices that do not substantially comply with all of the foregoing requirements, and the Company may elect to remove allegedly infringing material that comes to its attention via notices that do not substantially comply with the DMCA.

 

Please note that the DMCA provides that any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability.

 

We may send the information that you provide in your notice to the person who provided the allegedly infringing work. That person may elect to send us a DMCA Counter-Notification.

Without limiting the Company's other rights, the Company may, in appropriate circumstances, terminate a repeat infringer's access to the Services, Website, and/or any other website owned or operated by the Company.

 

Counter-Notification.   If access on the Website to a work that you submitted to the Company is disabled or the work is removed as a result of a DMCA Notice, and if you believe that the disabled access or removal is the result of mistake or misidentification, then you may send us a DMCA Counter-Notification to the addresses above. Your DMCA Counter-Notification should contain the following information:

 

(i) a legend or subject line that says: "DMCA Counter-Notification";

 

(ii) a description of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled (please include the URL of the Website from which the material was removed or access to it disabled);

 

(iii) a statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled;

 

(iv) your full name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and the username of your account;

 

(v) a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which your address is located (or, if the address is located outside the U.S.A., to the jurisdiction of the United States District Court for the Central District of California), and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided DMCA notification to us or an agent of such person; and

 

(vi) your electronic or physical signature.

 

Please note that the DMCA provides that any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification may be subject to liability.

 

If we receive a DMCA Counter-Notification, then we may replace the material that we removed (or stop disabling access to it) in not less than ten (10) and not more than fourteen (14) business days following receipt of the DMCA Counter-Notification. However, we will not do this if we first receive notice at the addresses above that the party who sent us the DMCA Copyright Infringement Notice has filed a lawsuit asking a court for an order restraining the person who provided the material from engaging in infringing activity relating to the material on the Service. You should also be aware that we may forward the Counter-Notification to the party who sent us the DMCA Copyright Infringement Notice.

 

Data Ownership and Usage.   As specified in the Company’s Privacy Policy, incorporated herein, we will own all Aggregated Data, and the Privacy Policy will govern how we collect and use Personal Information that is submitted through the Services. By accessing or using the Services, you agree that you have read and accept our Privacy Policy.

 

As explained in our Privacy Policy, we have controls in place to prevent outside parties from stealing or accessing your data and Personal Information, but they are not foolproof.  Please exercise caution when disclosing any Personal Information while using our Website.  We will notify one another if either of us becomes aware that your data and/or Personal Information has been compromised.

 

You are solely responsible for resolving disputes regarding ownership or access to your data, including those involving any current or former owners, co-owners, employees or contractors of your business.  You acknowledge and agree that the Company has no obligation whatsoever to resolve or intervene in such disputes.

 

Personal Information.   As outlined in the Company’s Privacy Policy, incorporated herein, we will protect your Personal Information and disclose it only in a limited number of circumstances.  We have implemented measures designed to secure your Personal Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, or disclosure.  However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to thwart those measures, or use your Personal Information for improper purposes.  You acknowledge that you provide your Personal Information at your own risk.

 

HIPAA.  Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) imposes rules to protect certain personal health information.  You should not share any protected health information, or any information that relates to the past, present or future physical or mental health or condition of an individual; the provision of health care to an individual; or the past, present or future payment for the provision of health care to an individual.  The Services and this Website are not intended to be used to communicate protected health information, nor comply with HIPAA. If you do share any protected health information, you do so at your own risk.

 

Qualified Investors. Investing in private placements requires high risk tolerance, low liquidity concerns, and long-term commitment. Investors must be able to afford to lose their entire investment. For those reasons, these offerings may be made available only to certain institutional investors and high net worth individuals and entities. As with all alternative investments, investors must meet certain eligibility tests to qualify as purchasers. Currently, entities must have assets of at least $5 million (or all individual owners meet accredited investor tests). Individuals must have a net worth of more than $1 million or gross income for each of the last two years of at least $200,000 ($300,000 with spouse) with the expectation of the same income in the current year, excluding one’s residence.

 

Legal and Financial Disclaimer. You understand and agree that the Services are not to be perceived or relied upon in any way as business, financial. or legal advice. The information provided through the Services is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice that can be provided by your own accountant, lawyer, or financial advisor. We are not giving financial or legal advice in any way. You are hereby advised to consult with your own accountant, lawyer or financial advisor for any and all questions and concerns you have regarding your own specific financial and/or legal situation. You are solely responsible for your results. You agree that we are not responsible for your earnings, the success or failure of your business decisions, the increase or decrease of your finances or income level, or any other result of any kind that you may have as a result of information presented to you through the Services. 

 

Earnings Disclaimer. You acknowledge that we have not and do not make any representations or promises as to the health, physical, mental, emotional, future income, expenses, sales volume or potential profitability or loss of any kind that may be derived as a result of your use of the Services. We cannot and do not guarantee that you will attain a particular result, positive or negative, financial or otherwise, through the use of the Services and you accept and understand that results differ for each individual. We also expressly disclaim responsibility in any way for the choices, actions, results, use, misuse or non-use of the information provided or obtained through the use of the Services. You agree that your results are strictly your own and we are not liable or responsible in any way for your results.

 

Personal Responsibility and Assumption of Risk

You understand and agree that you are using your own judgment in using our Services and the Company Materials and you agree that you are doing so at your own risk and that no results are guaranteed in any way related to the Services. The Services are to provide you with education and tools to help you make your own decisions for yourself. You are solely responsible for your actions, decisions and results based on the use, misuse or non-use of the Services. This Website does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any security or investment product, and may not be relied upon in connection with any offer or sale of securities. Nothing on this Website is a recommendation that you purchase, sell or hold any security, or that you pursue any investment style or strategy. 

 

Disclaimer/No Warranties.   TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES AND/OR THIS WEBSITE. 

 

THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AND/OR THIS WEBSITE WILL BE SECURE, TIMELY, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, OR THAT THE SERVICES ARE OR WILL REMAIN UPDATED, COMPLETE OR CORRECT, OR THAT THE SERVICES AND/OR WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THE SYSTEMS THAT MAKE THE SERVICES AVAILABLE (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE INTERNET, OTHER TRANSMISSION NETWORKS, AND YOUR LOCAL NETWORK AND EQUIPMENT) WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. 

 

THE SERVICES AND ANY PRODUCTS AND THIRD PARTY MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND SOLELY FOR YOUR USE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS AGREEMENT.  

 

ALL DISCLAIMERS OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING IN THIS SECTION AND ELSEWHERE IN THIS AGREEMENT) ARE MADE ON BEHALF OF BOTH THE COMPANY AND ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, CONTRACTORS, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS AND SERVICE PROVIDERS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “COMPANY PARTIES”).

 

Indemnification.   You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Company from and against any and all third party claims alleged or asserted against any of the Company, and all related charges, damages and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys' fees and costs) arising from or relating to: (a) any actual or alleged breach of any provisions of these Terms; (b) any actual or alleged violation by you, an affiliate, or end user of the intellectual property, privacy or other rights of the Company or a third party; and (c) any dispute between you and another party regarding ownership of or access to your data or Personal Information submitted to the Company via its Website.

 

No Liability.   THE COMPANY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY AND WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSS CAUSED, OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED, BY THE TRANSMISSION OF CARDHOLDER DATA PRIOR TO ITS ENCRYPTION AND RECEIPT BY SERVER(S) OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY THE COMPANY.  THE EXCLUDED DAMAGES WILL INCLUDE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES RESULTING FROM FRAUD, EMBEZZLEMENT, THEFT, IDENTITY THEFT, OR INVASION OF PRIVACY.

 

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY PARTIES’ AGGREGATE LIABILITY, COLLECTIVELY, FOR ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED THE FEES PAID PRECEDING THE DATE OF THE INCIDENT.  ALL LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING IN THIS SECTION AND ELSEWHERE IN THIS AGREEMENT) APPLY WITH RESPECT TO BOTH THE COMPANY AND THE COMPANY PARTIES.

 

IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, HOWEVER CAUSED, OR FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF USE, DATA OR OPPORTUNITIES, COST OF DATA RECONSTRUCTION, COST OR PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE SERVICES OR THIRD PARTY OFFERINGS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, ANY INTERRUPTION, INACCURACY, ERROR OR OMISSION, EVEN IF THE COMPANY, ITS LICENSORS OR SUBCONTRACTORS HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGES.

 

THE COMPANY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY THAT MAY ARISE BETWEEN USERS RELATED TO OR ARISING FROM USE OF THE SERVICES.  YOU HEREBY RELEASE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE THE COMPANY AND ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS, DAMAGES (ACTUAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL) OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, CONTINGENT OR LIQUIDATED, ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO ANY DISPUTE OR INTERACTIONS WITH ANY OTHER USER, WHETHER ONLINE OR IN PERSON, WHETHER RELATED TO THE PROVISION OF  SERVICES OR OTHERWISE.

 

THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

 

Choice of Law.   These Terms of Service and the relationship between you and the Company shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions. 

Dispute Resolution.   

  • Informal Dispute Resolution.   We want to address your concerns without needing a formal legal case. Before filing a claim against the Company, you agree to try to resolve the Dispute informally by contacting info@madisoninvesting.com.  We'll try to resolve the Dispute informally by contacting you through email. If a dispute is not resolved within 15 days after submission, you or the Company may bring a formal proceeding.

  • We Both Agree To Arbitrate.   You and the Company agree to resolve any Disputes through final and binding arbitration, except as set forth under Exceptions to Agreement to Arbitrate below.

 

  • Opt-out of Agreement to Arbitrate.   You can decline this agreement to arbitrate by contacting info@madisoninvesting.com within 30 days of first accepting these Terms of Service and stating that you (include your first and last name) decline this arbitration agreement. 

 

  • Arbitration Procedures: The American Arbitration Association (AAA) will administer the arbitration under its Commercial Arbitration Rules and the Supplementary Procedures for Consumer Related Disputes. The arbitration will be held in San Francisco, California, or any other location we agree to.

 

  • Arbitration Fees.   The AAA rules will govern payment of all arbitration fees. The Company will pay all arbitration fees for claims less than $75,000. The Company will not seek its attorneys' fees and costs in arbitration unless the arbitrator determines that your claim is frivolous.

 

  • Exceptions to Agreement to Arbitrate.  Either you or the Company may assert claims, if they qualify, in small claims court in San Francisco (CA) or any United States county where you live or work.  Either party may bring a lawsuit solely for injunctive relief to stop unauthorized use or abuse of the Company’s products or the Company Service, or infringement of intellectual property rights (for example, trademark, trade secret, copyright or patent rights) without first engaging in arbitration or the informal dispute-resolution process described above.

 

  • No Class Actions.   You may only resolve Disputes with the Company on an individual basis, and may not bring a claim as a plaintiff or a class member in a class, consolidated, or representative action.  Class arbitrations, class actions, private attorney general actions, and consolidation with other arbitrations aren't allowed under this Agreement.

  • Judicial Forum for Disputes.   In the event that the agreement to arbitrate is found not to apply to you or your claim, you and the Company agree that any judicial proceeding (other than small claims actions) will be brought in the federal or state courts of San Francisco County, California.  Both you and the Company consent to venue and personal jurisdiction there.  We both agree to waive our right to a jury trial.

Miscellaneous Provisions

 

  • Relationship of the Parties.   This Agreement does not, and will not be construed to, create any partnership, joint venture, employer-employee, agency or franchisor-franchisee relationship between you and the Company.

  • Entire Agreement.   These Terms of Service and Privacy Policy referenced herein constitute the entire agreement between you and the Company concerning the subject matter herein and the use of the Services and/or Website.  They supersede any and all previous agreements, written or oral, between you and the Company, including previous versions of these Terms of Service and/or Privacy Policy.

  • Modification.   The Company reserves the right, at its sole and absolute discretion, to change, modify, add to, supplement or delete any of these Terms of Service and/or Privacy, and any and all referenced and/or incorporated exhibits or policies, programs and guidelines.  The Company will post the updated terms to this page and endeavor to notify you of any material changes by email, but will not be liable for any failure to do so.  If any future changes to these Terms of Service and/or Privacy Policy are unacceptable to you or cause you to no longer be in compliance with these Terms of Service, you must terminate, and immediately stop using, the Services.  Your continued use of the Services following any revision to these Terms of Service constitutes your complete and irrevocable acceptance of any and all such changes.

  • Assignment.   The Company may assign these Terms of Service and/or Privacy Policy in whole or part at any time.  However, you may not assign, delegate or transfer this Agreement in whole or in part, without the Company’s prior written consent.

  • No Waiver.   Any failure of the Company to enforce or exercise a right provided in these Terms of Service and/or the Privacy Policy is not a waiver of that right.

  • Severability.   Should any provision of these Terms of Service be found invalid or unenforceable, the remaining terms shall still apply.

 

  • Force Majeure.   Neither Party will be liable for any failure or delay in performance under this Agreement (other than for delay in the payment of money due and payable hereunder) for causes beyond that Party’s reasonable control and occurring without that Party’s fault or negligence, including, but not limited to, acts of God, acts of government, flood, fire, civil unrest, acts of terror, strikes or other labor problems (other than those involving the Company’s or your employees, respectively), computer attacks (by government/nation entities or otherwise) or malicious acts, such as attacks on or through the Internet, any Internet service provider, telecommunications or hosting facility.  Dates by which performance obligations are scheduled to be met will be extended for a period of time equal to the time lost due to any delay so caused.

  • Electronic Communications and Signatures.   You agree to the use of electronic communication in order to enter into agreements and place orders, and to the electronic delivery of notices, policies and records of transactions initiated or completed through the Services.  Furthermore, you hereby waive any rights or requirements under any laws or regulations in any jurisdiction that require an original (non-electronic) signature or delivery or retention of non-electronic records, to the extent permitted under applicable law.

  • Notices.   Any notices provided by the Company under this Agreement and/or the Privacy Policy may be delivered to you to the email address(es) we have on file for your Account.  You hereby consent to receive notice from us through the foregoing means, and such notices will be deemed effective when sent if on a business day, and if not sent on a business day then on the next business day.  Except as otherwise specified in the Agreement, any notices to the Company under this Agreement must be delivered either via email to info@madisoninvesting.com or via first class registered U.S. mail, overnight courier, to:  P.O. Box 6108, Alameda, CA 9450.

 

I HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE FOREGOING TERMS OF SERVICE, INCLUDING THE COMPANY'S PRIVACY POLICY, AND AGREE THAT MY USE OF THE SERVICES IS AN ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF MY AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THESE TERMS OF SERVICE AND THE COMPANY’S PRIVACY POLICY INCORPORATED HEREIN.