Legal Agreement: Terms of Service
Terms of Service Agreement
By using this website and placing any order, you represent and warrant that you are of legal age to form a binding contract with VelocityTX.
Acceptance of Terms
Welcome to velocitytx.org. The velocitytx.org website (the “Site”), operated by VelocityTX, and its Services are offered to you on the condition of acceptance without modification to the following terms. The following Terms of Service Agreement ("TOS") is a legally binding agreement that shall govern the relationship with our users and others which may interact or interface with velocitytx.org and its Services, as defined below. Your continued use of the Site constitutes an acceptance of these terms. You as the user are responsible for thoroughly reading this agreement prior to using our Services.
Description of Services
VelocityTX is a nonprofit business incubator/accelerator. The Site is intended to provide a convenient means of reserving rooms in the Velocity Innovation Center facility, completing payment for VelocityTX services, and finding information on VelocityTX events. Through the Site, you may sign up for a VelocityTX membership, for which you will be invoiced monthly. Any and all visitors to our site shall be deemed as "users" of our Services for the purpose of this TOS.
The user acknowledges and agrees that the Services provided and made available through our website are the sole property of VelocityTX. At its discretion, VelocityTX may offer additional website Services and/or products, or update, modify or revise any current content and Services, and this Agreement shall apply to any and all additional Services and/or products and any and all updated, modified or revised Services unless otherwise stated. VelocityTX hereby reserves the right to cancel and cease offering any of the aforementioned Services and/or products. You, as the end user acknowledge, accept and agree that VelocityTX shall not be held liable for any such updates, modifications, revisions, suspensions or discontinuance of any of our Services and/or products. Your continued use of the Services provided, after such posting of any updates, changes, and/or modifications shall constitute your acceptance of such updates, changes and/or modifications, and as such, frequent review of this Agreement and any and all applicable terms and policies should be made by you to ensure you are aware of all terms and policies currently in effect. Should you not agree to the updated, revised or modified terms, you must stop using the provided Services immediately.
Furthermore, the user understands, acknowledges and agrees that the Services offered shall be provided "AS IS" and as such VelocityTX shall not assume any responsibility or obligation for the timeliness, missed delivery, deletion and/or any failure to store user content, communication or personalization settings.
Visiting velocitytx.org or sending emails to VelocityTX constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that Velocity TX is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. VelocityTX and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.
Links to Third Party Sites/Third Party Services
Either VelocityTX or any third parties may provide links to other websites and/or resources ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Velocity TX and Velocity TX is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Thus, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of any such external sites or resources, and as such, we do not endorse nor are we responsible or liable for any content, products, advertising or any other materials, on or available from such third party sites or resources. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that VelocityTX shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any such damage or loss which may be a result of, caused or allegedly to be caused by or in connection with the use of or the reliance on any such content, goods or Services made available on or through any such site or resource.
Certain services made available via velocitytx.org are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the velocitytx.org domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that Velocity TX may share such information and data with any third party with whom VelocityTX has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of velocitytx.org users and customers.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use/Intellectual Property
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of Velocity TX or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
Commercial Reuse of Service
The user herein agrees not to replicate, duplicate, copy, trade, sell, resell nor exploit for any commercial reason any part, use of, or access to our site.
Use of Communication Services
The Site may contain chat areas, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded; restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.
- VelocityTX has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, VelocityTX reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. VelocityTX reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
- VelocityTX reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in VelocityTX 's sole discretion.
- Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service.
- VelocityTX does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, VelocityTX specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized VelocityTX spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of VelocityTX .
- Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.
Materials Provided to velocitytx.org or Posted on Any VelocityTX Web Page
VelocityTX does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to velocitytx.org (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Velocity TX Site or our associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting VelocityTX , our affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
- No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. VelocityTX is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in VelocityTX 's sole discretion.
- By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
The Service is controlled, operated and administered by VelocityTX from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the VelocityTX Content accessed through velocitytx.org in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless VelocityTX , its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. Velocity TX reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with VelocityTX in asserting any available defenses.
In the event the parties are not able to resolve any dispute between them arising out of or concerning these Terms and Conditions, or any provisions hereof, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise at law or in equity for damages or any other relief, then such dispute shall be resolved only by final and binding arbitration pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act, conducted by a single neutral arbitrator and administered by the American Arbitration Association, or a similar arbitration service selected by the parties, in a location mutually agreed upon by the parties. The arbitrator's award shall be final, and judgment may be entered upon it in any court having jurisdiction. In the event that any legal or equitable action, proceeding or arbitration arises out of or concerns these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its costs and reasonable attorney's fees. The parties agree to arbitrate all disputes and claims in regards to these Terms and Conditions or any disputes arising as a result of these Terms and Conditions, whether directly or indirectly, including Tort claims that are a result of these Terms and Conditions. The parties agree that the Federal Arbitration Act governs the interpretation and enforcement of this provision. The entire dispute, including the scope and enforceability of this arbitration provision shall be determined by the Arbitrator. This arbitration provision shall survive the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
Termination/ Access Restriction
Velocity TX reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to tem1inate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent pennitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Texas and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Texas in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Velocity TX as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. Velocity TX 's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of VelocityTX 's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by VelocityTX with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and VelocityTX with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and VelocityTX with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.
Changes to Terms
VelocityTX reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which velocitytx.org is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. VelocityTX will notify all users of updates to these Terms of Service before they take effect.
VelocityTX welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:
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Effective as of January 01, 2020