We reserve the right to make changes to Techception Membership Agreement at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of Techception Membership Agreement. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Techception Membership Agreement on the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification.
Techception is a technology platform used by Users, Visitors, and Consumers (the “user” or “leads”) and businesses and/or individual or entity that provides services (the “Service Provider”) to facilitate transactions in a collaborative and transparent manner.
As Techception continues to develop its business, it might sell or buy other companies or assets or be acquired or have substantially all of its assets acquired by a third party. In such transactions, customer information generally is one of the transferred business assets. you hereby consent to the transfer of your information as one of the transferred assets and to be used for any purpose allowed under this Agreement.
Techception displays reviews and ratings on a variety of businesses, service contractors and healthcare, professional and legal providers (collectively, “Service Providers”) to allow visitors and user, the opportunity to read about the experiences of other users have had with these Service Providers and to provide your own reviews and ratings on the Service Providers you use. Techception also operates certain products whereby Techception facilitates the offer, sale, and/or marketing of certain promotions, discounts, coupons, vouchers, e-commerce offers, or deals (collectively, “Services” or “Promotions”). All products and services described in this Section, as well as any other products and services offered by Techception at any time shall be defined herein as “Service” or “Services.”
In order to use the Service, you must read and accept all of the terms and conditions in, and linked to, this Membership Agreement (this “Agreement”). This Agreement may be modified by Techception from time to time at our sole discretion. Any changes will be posted here and you should check our website periodically for updates. If we make material changes to this agreement, we will provide you with notice as required by law. Your continued use of the Services will signify acceptance of the terms of the updated Policy.
We strongly recommend that, as you read this Agreement, you also access and read the linked information. By accepting this Agreement, you also agree that your use of some Techception-branded websites or other websites we operate may be governed by separate terms and conditions, agreements and privacy policies.
BY ACCEPTING THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS, CONDITIONS AND NOTICES CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT JUST AS IF YOU HAD SIGNED THIS AGREEMENT.
1. TECHCEPTION SERVICE
Users who want to use our platform are paired with Service Providers who have registered with Techception. Subject to Techception terms and conditions of its services and policies, Techception avails its platform to Service Providers who agrees to participate in it.
In addition we display consumer reviews and ratings on a variety of Service Providers based upon the actual first-hand experiences those consumers had with those Service Providers and also provides you with the opportunity to provide your own reviews and ratings on the Service Providers with whom you have first-hand experiences.
(a) Techception Subscriptions and Plans
Techception members have one of the following annual membership plans: Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond (“Plans”). Service Provider can log in toapp.techception.net and check your Manage My Account page to confirm which Subscription or Plan you currently have.
(b) Techception earns revenue from Subscriptions and Service Providers who meet certain eligibility requirements and pay Techception to advertise their services to Users.
For example, Service Providor can pay Techception to offer Promotions on the website, through the Call Center, enhanced profiles, direct mail, or other services. Unless otherwise prohibited by law, Service Providr offering Promotions may offer a discount or benefit to Techception ’s User’s.
(c) Membership Benefits
The benefits of Service Provider Plan are available only while your Plan is active and your Techception account is in good standing. Techception reserves the right to modify the Plans at any time and in its sole discretion. The details of your selected Plan, including the price and the various benefits offered therein, might be different than those details applicable to another new or existing member who purchased the same Plan in the same market. You may check your plan details at Techception.net on your Manage My Account page, or by contacting an Techception accounts specialist.
2. REGISTRATION INFORMATION
As a condition of your use of the Service, you agree to: (a) provide Techception with true, accurate, current and complete information as prompted by the Techception registration forms, when registering for or using the Service; and (b) update and maintain the truthfulness, accuracy and completeness of such information.
Service Provider’s Responsibilities. By participating and listing services with Techception, Service Provider agrees to:
3. LEAD MANAGEMENT
As a Program participant, the Service Provider may receive access to certain leads with the following understandings and agreements:
4. Lead Acceptance.
When Techception informs a Service Provider that a lead(s) is available, the Service Provider will be given the opportunity to accept or deny the lead according to the following understandings and agreements:
5. COMPENSATION, SERVICE FEES AND BILLING METHODS; AUTOMATIC RENEWAL
Service Provider agrees to pay membership fees to Techception to join it’s network platform and pay for each accepted lead for any services of any and all transactions.
Gold Plan . $299 Billed Annually +$25 per lead
Platinum Plan. $479 Billed Annually +$15 per lead
Diamond Plan. $958 Billed Annually +$0 per lead
Techception will charge Service Provider a non-refundable membership fee in order to provide the Service. Your membership fee is the amount you were charged for one term of your Subscription or Plan, not including any promotions or discounts that may have been applied (the “Membership Fee”). For this or other reasons, the Membership Fee might be different than the amount paid by another new or existing member who purchased the same services in the same market. You may check your account online or call a Techception call center representative if you have any questions.
You acknowledge that Techception reserves the right, at any time, to modify its Membership Fees and billing methods. Membership Fees may be paid in advance by credit card, debit card, or PayPal.
Service Provider agrees to pay the below listed lead fee on all successful leads it has accepted.
Gold Plan . $299 Billed Annually +$25 per lead
Platinum Plan. $479 Billed Annually +$15 per lead
Diamond Plan. $958 Billed Annually +$0 per lead
Payment and Disputes.
Service Provider will be charged Lead Fee on the fourteen (14) day of accepting lead by card on record with Techception or may pay in advance by wire transfer or prepayment. If the Service Provider has a reasonable basis to delay or dispute any part of the lead fee or the signup fee, the Service Provider will notify Techception in writing within three (3) calendar days from the due date. If the Service Provider does not notify Techception in writing within three (3) calendar days, the Service Provider waives all rights to dispute. Techception may delay billing, but in no event will a delay in that billing waive Techception’s rights to payment.
Compensation is still due if there is a transfer
Should the Service Provider transfer the lead(s) to another Service Provider, and should the other Service Provider enter into any transaction with the lead(s) during the Referral Coverage Period, the Service Provider shall pay Techception the respective lead(s) fee as if the Service Provider had directly participated in the transaction.
If you have paid membership Plan (e.g., Silver, Gold, Platinum or Diamond), Techception will automatically renew your Plan for one year at the Membership Fee for the Plan (as such Membership Fee may be modified as provided above) using the credit card, debit card or other payment information on file with Techception. Such renewal payment will take place on or about anniversary date aka your Renewal Date. Your Plan will continue, and your payment method will be charged, the Membership Fee until you cancel the Plan.
If the payment processing for the renewal of your Plan fails for any reason, we will attempt to process your renewal for a period up to one hundred eighty (180) days in accordance with our standard renewal practices then in effect (which may be modified from time to time by Techception). Except as otherwise required by applicable law, you agree that Techception will not provide you with any notices prior to each annual renewal payment.
Authorization to Update Credit Card Account Information; Account Updater
If the credit card or debit card provided by you to Techception has expired during an attempt to renew Membership Fees pursuant to this Section, you authorize Techception to revise the expiration date and proceed with billing using the same credit or debit card account. In addition, as a convenience to you, Techception contracts with a third-party service that refreshes expired or replaced credit card and debit card numbers with the numbers of any replacement cards so that your paid Services do not lapse because the credit card or debit card information initially on file with Techception has expired or changed (“Account Updater”).
6. CANCELLATION. REFUND AND CHARGEBACK
Canceling your Plan
This Agreement shall become effective on the signup date and will remain in effect until terminated by either Party pursuant to this section. Techception or Service Provider may terminate this Agreement, with or without cause, at any time upon thirty (30) days prior to written or emailed notice of termination to the other party. Service Provider must fill out the cancellation form in its entirety and submit it to Techception in order to process the cancellation and reconfirm it with a cancellation confirmation number.
No Impact by Third Parties
The Lead Fees owed to Techception are not impacted, reduced, or waived due to any other referral, fee, commission, or other payment that the Service Provider may owe to any other third party based on a lead’s transaction.
Termination of this Agreement by either party shall have no impact on any compensation, credits or discounts, or other amounts owing or payable, or that are later earned as a result of a Lead Acceptance by Service Provider which occurred prior to the termination of this Agreement.
Membership Fee Refund Policy:
Automatic Renewal Refund—Regardless of when you joined Techception, if your Plan automatically renews and you cancel your Plan within thirty (30) days after your Renewal Date, you may request a full refund of the Membership Fee.
Under no circumstances shall refunds exceed the amount you paid for your Membership Fee during the prior membership term.
If Techception terminates your account for any reason and you are not in breach of this Agreement, Techception will refund your Membership Fee on a pro rata basis from the date of such termination to the end of the then current term.
Members are not entitled to refunds of their Initial Membership Fee paid at the time of signup as it is a non-refunable fee.
All chargebacks are thoroughly investigated and reported to the Service Provider, and subject to heavy fines and/or other legal action, that could be made against the Service Provider. False claims of fraud can also have a direct effect on Service Provider credit rating. Service Provider must report all disputes within three (3) calendar days. If the Service Provider disputes a wrongful chargeback with their credit card issuer without notifying Techception, then the Service Provider waives all rights to dispute and shall pay Techception an “Administrative Fee” in the amount of $150 along with attorney cost and any additional collection cost/charges.
7. CONTENT SUBMISSIONS, PUBLICATION AND DISTRIBUTION
In order for you to collect reviews and ratings on the Website, you acknowledge and agree that:
CONTENT LICENSE AND PROMOTION PLACEMENT
Although Techception does not claim ownership of any of the reviews, ratings, communications, information, data, text or other materials you give us (collectively, the “Content”), by providing Content for the Website, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Techception an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, reproduce, adapt, modify and distribute such Content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such Content, and to grant and to authorize sublicenses (through multiple tiers) of the foregoing. In addition, by providing Techception with Content, you automatically grant us all rights necessary to prohibit the subsequent aggregation, display, copying, duplication, reproduction or exploitation of the Content on our Website by any other party.
You understand that Techception may display, disseminate, or place Promotions near, with, or adjacent to your Content in any form or media (whether now known or subsequently created). The manner, mode, and extent of such Promotions are subject to change at Techception’s discretion and without notice to you.
PUBLICATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF CONTENT
Techception does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, quality or appropriateness of any Content transmitted to or through the Service. You acknowledge that Techception simply acts as a passive conduit and an interactive computer service provider for the publication and distribution of Content and for the publication and distribution of any content posted by Service Providers in response to Content (“Service Provider Content”). You understand that all Content and Service Provider Content posted on, transmitted through or linked through the Service, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. You understand that Techception does not control and is not responsible for Content or Service Provider Content made available through the Service and, that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is inaccurate, misleading, or offensive. You agree that you must evaluate and make your own judgment and bear all risks associated with the use of any Content and Service Provider Content.
You further acknowledge that Techception has no obligation to screen, preview, monitor or approve any Content or Service Provider Content or Content posted or submitted by any other Techception member or any Service Provider. However, Techception reserves the right to review and delete any Content that, in its sole judgment, violates the terms and conditions of this Agreement. By using the Service, you agree that it is solely YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to evaluate your risks to bear associated with the use, accuracy, usefulness, completeness or appropriateness of any Content that you submit, receive, access, transmit or otherwise convey through the Service. Under no circumstances will Techception be liable in any way for any Content or Service Provider Content, including, but not limited to, any Content or Service Provider Content that contains any errors, omissions, defamatory statements, or confidential or private information (including, but not limited to, health information) or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content or Service Provider Content submitted, accessed, transmitted or otherwise conveyed via the Service. you waive the right to bring or assert any claim against Techception relating to Content or Service Provider Content, and release Techception from any and all liability for or relating to any Content or Service Provider Content.
8. TERMS AND TERMINATION.
a. Term and Termination. The term of this Agreement (“Term”) will be in effect and continue so long as you have an active Subscription or Plan. In other words, the Term shall continue through each automatic Plan renewal until termination by either party in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
Techception or Service Provider may terminate this Agreement, with or without cause, at any time upon thirty (30) days prior to written or emailed notice of termination to the other party. Service Provider must fill out the cancellation form in its entirety and submit it to Techception in order to process the cancellation and reconfirm it with a cancellation confirmation number.
Techception may, for any reason in its sole discretion, immediately terminate this Agreement, your account, and your access to the Service. If Techception merely terminates your account for its convenience and you are not in breach of this Agreement, Techception will refund your Membership Fee on a pro rata basis from the date of such termination to the end of the then current term.
b. Effect of Termination. Termination of this Agreement by either party shall have no impact on any compensation, credits or discounts, or other amounts owing or payable, or that are later earned as a result of a Referral Acceptance by Service Provider which occurred prior to the termination of this Agreement.
Termination of your account will also include removal of your access to all offerings of the Service, deletion of your password, deletion of all related information and files, may include the deletion of the Content associated with your account (or any part thereof), and barring your further use of the Service.
9. NO WARRANTIES. INDEMNIFICATION. LIMITAION OF LIABILITY. INSURANCE.
a. No warranties. All lead(s) are made and lead(s) are accepted by the Service Provider on an “AS IS” basis without warranty of any kind. TECHCEPTION ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR THE TIMELINESS, DELETION OF CONTENT OR FAILURE BY THE SERVICE. TECHCEPTION EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OR ANY WARRANTY THAT (A) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (B) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE, (C) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (D) ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE OR TECHCEPTION COLLECTS WILL NOT BE DISCLOSED OR (E) ANY ERRORS IN ANY SERVICE WILL BE CORRECTED. YOU AGREE THAT USE OF THE SERVICE AND THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. In some jurisdictions, disclaimers of implied warranties are not permitted. In such jurisdictions, some of the foregoing disclaimers may not apply to you as they relate to implied warranties.
b. Indemnification. Service Provider and Techception agree to indemnify and hold the other Party harmless from and against any all claims, losses (financial or otherwise), damages, liabilities, costs, fees, increased taxes, or expenses (including, without limitation, court costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees) which may be incurred or which may be claimed by any person as a result of acts or omissions of the indemnifying Party, its directors, officers, employees, or Members relating to the exercise of, or the failure to exercise, the indemnifying Party’s obligations under this Agreement.
c. Limitation of Liability. The liability, if any, of Techception under this Agreement for any claims, costs, damage, losses, and expenses for which it is or may be legally liable, whether arising in negligence or other torts, contract or otherwise, will not exceed in the aggregate the greater of (i) Liability for damages will not exceed the equivalent of One (1) month of service provider membership fee, or (b) $1,000. In no event will Techception or its respective Members, servants, representatives, or employees be liable for indirect, special, consequential, punitive, or exemplary damages.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT TECHCEPTION WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (EVEN IF Techception HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) (COLLECTIVELY, “DAMAGES”), RESULTING FROM: (A) THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (B) THE COST OF ANY GOODS AND/OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF THE SERVICE; (C) DISCLOSURE OF, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR INFORMATION OR CONTENT; (D) CONTENT YOU SUBMIT, RECEIVE, ACCESS, TRANSMIT OR OTHERWISE CONVEY THROUGH THE SERVICE; (E) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY SERVICE PROVIDERS OR OTHER THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SERVICE; (F) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE; (G) ANY BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT BY TECHCEPTION OR THE FAILURE OF TECHCEPTION TO PROVIDE THE SERVICE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT OR (H) ANY OTHER DEALINGS OR INTERACTIONS YOU HAVE WITH ANY SERVICE PROVIDERS (OR ANY OF THEIR REPRESENTATIVES OR AGENTS). THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In some jurisdictions, limitations of liability are not permitted. In such jurisdictions, some of the foregoing limitations may not apply to you.
TO THE EXTENT Techception IS FOUND LIABLE FOR ANYTHING RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE USE OF THE SERVICE, Techception’S LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES WILL NOT EXCEED THE EQUIVALENT OF ONE (1) MONTH OF YOUR MEMBERSHIP FEE (I.E., THE AMOUNT OF YOUR ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEE DIVIDED BY TWELVE).
YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT TECHCEPTION CONTRACTS WITH A THIRD PARTY TO PROCESS YOUR PAYMENT OF MEMBERSHIP FEES TO TECHCEPTION THROUGH THE USE OF A CREDIT CARD (A “CREDIT CARD PROCESSOR”). YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT NEITHER A CREDIT CARD PROCESSOR NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN THE CREDIT CARD PROCESSING PROCESS FOR TECHCEPTION, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE COMPANY ISSUING THE CREDIT CARD TO YOU AND THE MERCHANT BANK (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES (AS DEFINED HEREIN AND SUBJECT TO THE LIMITATIONS SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION SUFFERED BY YOU AS A RESULT OF THE FAILURE OF TECHCEPTION TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO YOU UNDER THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT BY TECHCEPTION. YOU HEREBY RELEASE EACH OF THE RELEASED PARTIES FROM ANY AND ALL DAMAGES YOU MAY SUFFER AS A RESULT OF THE FAILURE OF TECHCEPTION TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO YOU UNDER THIS AGREEMENT OR ANY BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT BY TECHCEPTION. YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS EACH OF THE RELEASED PARTIES FOR ANY AND ALL DAMAGES IT MAY SUFFER AS A RESULT OF YOUR BREACH OF THIS SECTION. YOU HEREBY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT TECHCEPTION SHALL BE SOLELY LIABLE FOR THE PAYMENT OF ANY DAMAGES TO YOU UNDER THIS AGREEMENT.
d. Insurance. Service Provider agrees to carry, at its own expense, at all times during the term of this Agreement, commercially general liability, and errors and omissions insurance, with per-incident and aggregate limits that are consistent with common practice in the jurisdiction in which Service Provider operates, provided, however, that under no circumstances shall such limits be less than applicable legal or regulatory minimum requirements. Such insurance policies shall cover all activities by Service Provider contemplated under this Agreement.
a. No Assignment. This Agreement is personal to the Service Provider and may not be transferred, assigned, or delegated without the prior written consent of Techception.
b. Void Where Prohibited. Membership in the Service is void where prohibited.
c. Notices. All communications under this Agreement will be in writing and will be delivered via email, in person, or by mail courier, return receipt requested to the addresses associated with each party’s designee identified in the signature block at the end of this Agreement. The Parties may designate different persons or addresses to which subsequent communications will be sent by sending a notice of such designations in accordance with this section.
d. Entire Agreement; Severability; Construction. This Agreement and any exhibits or addenda hereto, including, without limitation, the Referral Acceptance and all Acknowledgements signed by Service Provider, set forth the entire agreement and understandings of the parties relating to its subject matter, and all other understandings, written or oral, are superseded. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, this Agreement may not be amended except in a writing executed by all parties. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the invalidity of the provision will not affect any of the remaining provisions, and this Agreement will be construed as if the invalid, illegal, or unenforceable provision is not contained in the Agreement. No rule of strict construction shall be applied against either Party by virtue of that Party’s having drafted or recommended language.
e. No partnership or agency. Parties acknowledge the terms “partner”, “partners”, “partner Agent” or “partner Member” may be used by Service Provider and Techception in marketing material and elsewhere online, but it shall not be constructed as creating or constituting a true and actual partnership. Parties agreed that nothing contained in this Agreement or elsewhere shall be construed as creating or constituting a partnership, joint venture, or agency between the parties to this Agreement. Rather, the parties shall be deemed independent contractors with respect to each other for all purposes.
f. Force Majeure. Neither Party will be liable to the other for any failure or delay in its performance of this Agreement in accordance with its terms if such failure or delay arises out of causes beyond the control and without the fault or negligence of such party. The foregoing shall not excuse any failure or delay in marketing any payment required by this Agreement.
g. Waiver of rights. No failure or delay to the part of either party in exercising any right under this Agreement will operate as a waiver of that right, nor will any single or partial exercise of any right precede any further exercise of that right. All rights and remedies provided or afforded by the applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations shall be cumulative and not be exclusive of any other state or remedies.
h. Governing Law. This Agreement will be deemed to be a contract made under the laws of Virginia and will be constructed in accordance with Virginia law.
i. Survival. All agreements that by their context are intended to survive the termination of this Agreement will survive the termination of this Agreement. The Parties agree that all provisions of section 5 will survive termination of this Agreement.
j. Dispute Resolution. Any dispute or claim between the Parties arising out of, or in connection with, this Agreement will be subject to final, mandatory, and binding arbitration to be held in accordance with the relevant rules of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”). Judgment upon an award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction over the award and against the Party against whom enforcement is sought or that Party’s assets. The procedures and law applicable during the arbitration will be both the AAA rules and the internal substantive laws of Virginia. In such arbitration, the award or decision will be rendered by an arbitrator appointed by the mutual consent of the Parties. The arbitrators will be persons who are not employees, Members, or former employees or Members of either party.
k. Informal Negotiations. To expedite resolution and reduce the cost of any dispute, controversy or claim, past, present, or future, between you and Techception, including without limitation any dispute or claim related to or arising out of this Agreement (“Dispute”), you and Techception may attempt to negotiate any Dispute informally (the “Informal Negotiations”) before initiating any arbitration or court proceeding. Such Informal Negotiations will commence upon written notice. Your address for any notices under this Section is your physical address that you have provided to Techception.
l. Excluded Disputes. You and Techception agree that the following Disputes are excluded from this Arbitration Agreement: (1) any Dispute seeking to enforce or protect, or concerning the validity of, any of your or our intellectual property rights; (2) individual claims in small claims court; (3) any claim that an applicable federal statute expressly states cannot be arbitrated; and (4) any claim for injunctive relief.
m. Waiver of Right To Be A Plaintiff &/or Class Member In A Class Action. To fullest extent permitted by applicable law, You and Techception agree to bring any Dispute in arbitration on an individual basis only, and not as a class or collective action. There will be no right or authority for any Dispute to be brought, heard or arbitrated as a class or collective action (“Class Action Waiver”). Regardless of anything else in this Arbitration Agreement and/or the applicable AAA Rules or AAA Consumer Rules, the interpretation, applicability, enforceability or formation of the Class Action Waiver may only be determined by a court and not an arbitrator.
n. Attorney’s Fees. In any action to interpret or enforce this agreement shall entitle Techception to recover any costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees it may have incurred from the Service Provider.
o. Counterparts. This Agreement may be executed in one or more counterparts, each of which is deemed to be an original and all of which together shall constitute one single instrument. The Parties acknowledge that the delivery of executed counterparts of this Agreement may be effected by facsimile transmission or other comparable means with an original document delivered promptly thereafter.
p. Modification, Limitation & Discontinuance of Service. Techception reserves the right at any time to limit access to, modify, change or discontinue the Service with or without notice to you and we shall not be liable to you for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service. you agree that Techception will not be liable to you or to any third party for any such limitation, modification, change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service. you agree that Techception may establish general practices, policies and limits, which may or may not be published, concerning the use of the Service, including without limitation, the time that reviews and ratings will be retained, the maximum number of reviews and ratings that may be sent from an account, the length of reviews and ratings sent, and the maximum number of times and the maximum duration for which you may access the Service in a given period of time. you agree that Techception has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any reviews, ratings and other communications maintained or transmitted by or through the Service. you agree that Techception has the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice.
Techception will have the right to modify and restate the terms and conditions of this Agreement, and such modification(s) will be effective immediately upon being posted on our Website www.Techception.com). you will receive notice if modifications to the Agreement are made. Techception will make note of the date of the last update to the Agreement on the first page of this Agreement. you are responsible for reviewing these terms and conditions regularly. your continued use of the Service after such modifications will be deemed to be your conclusive acceptance of all modifications to this Agreement. If you are dissatisfied as a result of such modification(s), your only recourse is to immediately discontinue use of the Service.
q. Delays. The Service may be subject to limitations, delays and other problems inherent in the use of the Internet and electronic communications. Techception is not responsible for any delays, failures or other damage resulting from such problems.
r. This Agreement may not be re-sold or assigned by you. If you assign, or try to assign, this Agreement, such assignment or attempted assignment will be void and unenforceable. It will not be considered a waiver of Techception’s rights if Techception fails to enforce any of the terms or conditions of this Agreement against you. In the event a court finds a provision in this Agreement to not be valid, you and Techception agree that such court should incorporate a similar provision that would be considered valid, with all other provisions remaining valid in the Agreement. No joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship exists between you and Techception as a result of this Agreement or use of the Service. you acknowledge and agree that each of the Released Parties shall be an intended third-party beneficiary of this Agreement.
s. Confidentiality. Service Provider agrees it will not use for its own purposes, will remain in the strictest confidence, and will not disclose to any third party, unless by a subpoena or court order, all information and data (i) belonging to or relating to the business of Techception (including, without limitation, the terms of this Agreement), or (ii) disclosed or communicated to it by Techception in connection with the terms and provisions of this Agreement (including, without limitation, all referral information). In the event Service Provider breach any parts of this Agreement they shall not disparage, discredit, or disgrace Techception, its directors, officers, employees, and affiliated corporations of Techception in front of or to any person, company, or form whether in person or elsewhere virtual/online. All parties agree that Techception could suffer irreparable harm and that the amount of monetary damages may be impossible to calculate. Thus, Techception will be entitled to injunctive relief in addition to any other rights to which Techception may be entitled, without the necessity of proof of actual damages.
This Agreement governs your use of the Service and constitutes the entire agreement between you and Techception. It supersedes any prior or contemporaneous negotiations, discussions or agreements, whether written or oral, between you and Techception regarding the subject matter contained in this Agreement. Additional terms and conditions may exist between you and third parties, including but not limited to, Service Providers and others. you represent and warrant that those third-party agreements do not interfere with your obligations and duties to Techception under this Agreement.
By using Techception Service Provider certify that they have received full authorization from an officer or managing, designated, or principal to sign this agreement on behalf of the business.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOU MUST NOT USE THE SERVICE. BY USING THE SERVICE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.