Alvarado Consulting Group
Last Modified: August 2022
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- Accessing the Platform and Account Security.
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- Intellectual Property Rights.
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You must not:
- Modify copies of any materials from the Platform, including the
- Use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from the accompanying text.
- Delete or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from the Platform.
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6. Prohibited Uses.
- 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).
- For the purpose of exploiting, harming or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any way by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable information or otherwise.
- To transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material, including any “junk mail”, “chain letter” or “spam” or any other similar solicitation.
- To impersonate or attempt to impersonate ACG, a ACG employee, another user or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using e-mail addresses or screen names associated with any of the foregoing).
- To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Platform, or which, as determined by ACG, may harm ACG or users of the Platform or expose them to liability.
Additionally, you agree not to:
- Use the Platform in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any other party’s use of the Platform, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Platform.
- Use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the Platform for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Platform.
- Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Platform or for any other unauthorized purpose without ACG’s prior written consent.
- Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Platform.
- Introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
- Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the Platform, the server on which the Platform is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Platform.
- Attack the Platform via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service
- Reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, decode, or otherwise attempt to derive or gain access to the source code of the Platform or any part thereof.
- Remove, delete, alter, or obscure any trademarks or any copyright, trademark, patent, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights notices from the Platform, or any copy
- Rent, lease, lend, sell, sublicense, assign, distribute, publish, transfer, or otherwise make available the Platform, or any features or functionality of the Platform, to any third party for any reason, including by making the Platform available on a network where it is capable of being accessed by more than one device at any time.
- Remove, disable, circumvent, or otherwise create or implement any workaround to any copy protection, rights management, or security features in or protecting the
- Access or use any portion of the Platform for purposes of competitive analysis, the development, provision or use of a competing software, service or product or any other purpose that is to the [Owner]’s detriment or commercial disadvantage.
- Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Platform.
- User Content.
The Platform may allow Users to post, submit, publish, display or transmit to other users or other persons content or materials, including images, sound recordings, videos and other images, text and content (collectively, “User Content”) on or through the Platform.
You represent and warrant that:
- You own or control all rights in and to the User Content and have the right to grant the license granted above to ACG and ACG’s affiliates and service providers and each of their and ACG’s respective licensees, successors and assigns, and otherwise use the User Content relating to your use of the Platform.
- All of your User Content is truthful, accurate, appropriate and complies with applicable
- All of your User Content does and will comply with the Terms of
You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for any User Content you submit or contribute, and you, not ACG, has full responsibility for such content, including its legality, reliability, accuracy and appropriateness.
ACG is not responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content, accuracy and use of any User Content posted by you or any other user of the Platform.
8. Monitoring and Enforcement; Termination.
[Owner] has the right to:
- Remove or refuse to post any User Content for any or no reason in its sole discretion. ACG may add, change, discontinue, remove, edit or suspend such User Content at any time for any reason without notice to you, without your permission, and without liability.
- Disclose your identity or other information about you to any third party who claims that material posted by you violates their rights, including their intellectual property rights or their right to privacy.
- Take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Platform.
Without limiting the foregoing, ACG has the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing ACG to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through the Platform. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS ACG AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER SUCH PARTIES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.
However, ACG cannot and does not undertake to review all material before it is posted on the Platform and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, ACG assumes no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or content provided by any user or third party. ACG has no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described in this section.
9. Content Standards.
These content standards (“the “Content Standards”) apply to any and all User Content. User Content must in its entirety comply with all applicable federal, state, local and international laws and regulations. Without limiting the foregoing, User Content must not:
- Contain any material which is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable.
- Promote sexually explicit or pornographic material, violence, or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
- Infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual property or other rights of any other person.
- Be likely to deceive any
- Promote any illegal activity, or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful
- Cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety or be likely to upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
- Impersonate any person or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or
- Involve commercial activities or sales, such as contests, sweepstakes and other sales promotions, barter or advertising.
- Give the impression that they emanate from or are endorsed by ACG or any other person or entity if this is not the case.
10. Copyright Infringement.
If you believe that any User Content of other users violate your copyright, please see ACG’s Copyright Policy set forth below for instructions on sending ACG a notice of copyright infringement. It is the policy of ACG to terminate the user accounts of repeat infringers.
11. Reliance on Information Posted.
The information presented on or through the Platform is made available solely for general information purposes. ACG does not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. ACG disclaims all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Platform, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
The Platform may include content provided by third parties, including materials provided by other users, bloggers and third-party licensors, syndicators, aggregators and/or reporting services. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by ACG are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of ACG is not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.
12. Changes to the Platform.
ACG may update the Platform from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Platform may be out of date at any given time, and ACG is under no obligation to update such material. ACG may also modify or delete in their entirety certain features and functionality. You agree that ACG has no obligation to provide any updates or to continue to provide or enable any particular features or functionality. Based on your device settings, when your device is connected to the internet either:
- the Platform will automatically download and install all available Platform updates; or
- you may receive notice of or be prompted to download and install available Platform updates.
- Information About You and Your Visits to and Use of the Platform.
- Services Agreement and Other Terms and Conditions.
- Linking to the Platform and Social Media Features.
You may link to the homepage at www.alvaradoconsultinggroup.com, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage ACG’s reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on ACG’s part without ACG’s express written consent.
The Platform may provide certain social media features that enable you to:
- Link from your own or certain third-party websites to certain content on the Platform.
- Send e-mails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on the Platform.
- Cause limited portions of content on the Platform to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party
You may use these features solely as they are provided by ACG and solely with respect to the content they are displayed with and otherwise in accordance with any additional terms and conditions ACG provides with respect to such features. Subject to the foregoing, you must not:
- Establish a link from any website that is not owned by
- Cause the Platform or portions of it to be displayed, or appear to be displayed by, for example, framing, deep linking or in-line linking, on any other site.
- Link to any part of the Website other than the
You agree to cooperate with ACG in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to cease. ACG reserves the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
ACG may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in ACG’s discretion.
- Links from the Platform.
If the Platform contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. ACG has no control over the contents of those sites or resources and accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to the Platform, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.
- Geographic Restrictions.
The owner of the Platform, ACG is based in the United States. ACG makes no claims that the Platform or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Platform may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Platform from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. If you are visiting the Platform or using the Services from another country other than the country in which our servers are located, your communications with us may result in the transfer of information (including your registration or personal information) across international boundaries. By visiting the Platform, or using the Services, and/or communicating electronically with ACG you consent to such transfers. If you access the Platform from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
- DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES.
YOU UNDERSTAND THAT ACG AND ITS LICENSORS CANNOT AND DO NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT FILES AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING FROM THE INTERNET OR THE PLEDGE PER WIN PLATFORM, INCLUDING THE SERVICES AND APPS, WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE CODE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING SUFFICIENT PROCEDURES AND CHECKPOINTS TO SATISFY YOUR PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ANTI-VIRUS PROTECTION AND ACCURACY OF DATA INPUT AND OUTPUT, AND FOR MAINTAINING A MEANS EXTERNAL TO PLEDGE PER WIN PLATFORM FOR ANY RECONSTRUCTION OF ANY LOST DATA. ACG WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE PLEDGE PER WIN PLATFORM OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLEDGE PER WIN PLATFORM OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
YOUR USE OF THE PLEDGE PER WIN PLATFORM, INCLUDING ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES, APPS, OR OTHER ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLEDGE PER WIN PLATFORM, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE PLEDGE PER WIN PLATFORM, INCLUDING ITS CONTENT, ANY APPS, AND ANY SERVICES, OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLEDGE PER WIN PLATFORM, ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER ACG NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH ACG MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS OR AVAILABILITY OF THE PLEDGE PER WIN PLATFORM. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER ACG NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH ACG REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE PLEDGE PER WIN PLATFORM, ITS CONTENT, APPS OR ANY SERVICES, OR OTHER ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLEDGE PER WIN PLATFORM WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE PLEDGE PER WIN PLATFORM OR ANY SERVICES, APPS, OR OTHER ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLEDGE PER WIN PLATFORM WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.
ACG HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
- Limitation on Liability.
EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED, IN NO EVENT WILL ACG ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE PLEDGE PER WIN PLATFORM, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT OR SERVICES OR APPS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE PLEDGE PER WIN PLATFORM, OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE PLEDGE PER WIN PLATFORM OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
21. Governing Law and Jurisdiction.
- Authority of Tribunal, Judicial Review. The award rendered by the arbitrator shall be final and non-appealable and binding on the parties and may be entered and enforced in any court having jurisdiction.
- Selection of Tribunal. There shall be one arbitrator agreed to by the parties within twenty
(20) days of receipt by respondent of the request for arbitration or in default thereof appointed by the AAA in accordance with its Commercial Rules.
- Seat of Arbitration. The seat or place of arbitration shall be Denver, Colorado, USA, and the Parties waive any objection to arbitration taking place in Denver.
- Limitation on Time to File Claims.
- Waiver and Severability.
- Entire Agreement.
- Your Comments and Concerns.
The Platform is operated by ACG
All notices of copyright infringement claims should be sent to the copyright agent designated in ACG’s Copyright Policy as set forth below in the manner and by the means set forth therein.
All other feedback, comments, requests for technical support and other communications relating to the Platform should be directed to: email@example.com.
REPORTING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
ACG takes claims of copyright infringement seriously. ACG will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law. If you believe any materials accessible on or from the Platform infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access to them) from the Platform by submitting written notification to ACG copyright agent designated below. In accordance with the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512) (“DMCA”), the written notice (the “DMCA Notice”) must include substantially the following:
- Your physical or electronic
- Identification of the copyrighted work you believe to have been infringed or, if the claim involves multiple works on the Platform, a representative list of such works.
- Identification of the material you believe to be infringing in a sufficiently precise manner to allow ACG to locate that material.
- Adequate information by which ACG can contact you (including your name, postal address, telephone number, and, if available, email address).
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
- A statement that the information in the written notice is
- A statement, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
ACG’s designated copyright agent to receive DMCA Notices is:
NAME: Juli Alvarado
ADDRESS: PO Box 1900 Glenwood Springs, CO 81602
DMCA Agent [Owner]
If you fail to comply with all of the requirements of Section 512(c)(3) of the DMCA, your DMCA Notice may not be effective.
Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity on the Website is infringing your copyright, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) under Section 512(e) of the DMCA.
If you believe that material you posted on the Platform was removed or access to it was disabled by mistake or misidentification, you may file a counter-notification with ACG (a “Counter Notice”) by submitting written notification to ACG’s copyright agent designated above. Pursuant to the DMCA, the Counter-Notice must include substantially the following:
- A statement under penalty of perjury by you that you have a good faith belief that the material identified above was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled.
- A statement that you will consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which your address is located (or if you reside outside the United States for any judicial district in which the Website may be found) and that you will accept service from the person (or an agent of that person) who provided the Website with the complaint at issue.
The DMCA allows ACG to restore the removed content if the party filing the original DMCA Notice does not file a court action against you within ten business days of receiving the copy of your Counter-Notice.
Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity on the Website was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) under Section 512(±) of the DMCA.
It is ACG’s policy in appropriate circumstances to disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who are repeat infringers.