Terms & Conditions
This Terms & Conditions applies to all Services Agreements. It is effective as of the “Effective Date” of the "Digital Marketing Service Proposal and Agreement" accepted and executed by GMBDudes.com (David Jamison & Tom Rufe) (“Providers”) located Pasco County Florida and you ("Customer") as specified in the "Digital Marketing Service Proposal and Agreement or GMBDudes Substitute" and ALL Services that are Paid Directly via our Website and our Shopping Cart Platform.
The Terms & Conditions cover all Services whether Single Offering / Project Based or Ongoing Monthly Retainer Services.
1.1 “Confidential Information” means, in respect of a party, all data and information of a confidential nature, including know-how and trade secrets, relating to the business, the affairs and any development projects or other products or services of such party. Confidential Information may be communicated orally, visually, in writing or in any other recorded or tangible form. Data and information shall be considered to be Confidential Information if (a) the relevant party has marked them as such, (b) the relevant party, orally or in writing, has advised the other party of their confidential nature, or (c) due to their character or nature, a reasonable person in a like position and under like circumstances would treat them as secret and confidential;
1.2 “Costs” means all costs and indirect costs incurred by Provider in the performance of the Services under this Agreement;
1.3 “Parties” means the named parties to this Agreement and their respective successors and assigns, and “Party” refers to any one of them, as the context requires;
1.4 “Services” or “Scope of Work” means the services and the scope of work detailed in Exhibit A, it includes and is not limed to pay per click management services; all services may be amended by the parties in writing from time to time;
1.5 “Service Fees” means ascribed to such term in Exhibit A.
2.1 Engagement. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement (including Customer’s obligation to pay for Service access), Provider shall perform the Services listed on Exhibit A.
2.2 Restrictions on Use. Customer agrees, represents, and warrants to Provider, both during and after the term of this Agreement, the following provisions:
(a) Unless expressly authorized in the Permitted Applications, the Service is for the sole use within Customer’s own organization and by Customer’s own employees or agents. The Service may not be shared with affiliates or any third party, including joint marketing arrangements.
(b) Unless expressly authorized in the Permitted Applications, Customer shall not: (i) disclose, use, disseminate, reproduce or publish any portion of the Service in any manner, (ii) permit any parent, subsidiaries, affiliated entities or other third parties to use the Service or any portion thereof (iii) process any portion of the Service or permit any portion of the Service to be processed with other data or software from any other source, (iv) allow access to the Service through any terminals located outside of Customer’s operations, or (v) use the Service to create derivative products.
(c) Customer shall (i) abide by all prevailing federal, state, and local laws and regulations of any kind governing fair information practices and consumers’ rights to privacy, including without limitation any applicable non-solicitation laws and regulations; and (ii) limit access to consumer information to those individuals who have a “need to know” in connection with Customer’s business and will obligate those individuals to acknowledge consumers’ rights to privacy and adhere to fair information practices and consumer’s right to privacy.
(d) Customer shall not use the Service in any way that (i) infringes on any third party's copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy, (ii) violates any law, statute, ordinance or regulation, or (iii) is defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing.
(e) Unless expressly authorized in the Permitted Applications, Customer shall not remove, alter or obscure any proprietary notices in the Service or other materials provided by Provider hereunder and shall reproduce all such notices on all copies or portions thereof; and Customer shall not provide or cause to be provided the Service to a Processor.
2.3 Relationship Between Parties. Provider will act as an independent contractor under the terms of this Agreement and to perform specific Services. Provider shall retain the power and authority to supervise and control performance of the Services by Provider’s employees, including the power to discipline, hire and fire Provider’s employees. Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed to (a) give either Party the power to direct or control the daily activities of the other Party, or (b) constitute the parties as employer and employee, franchisor and franchisee, licensor and licensee / sub licensor, partners, joint venturers, co-owners or otherwise as participants in a joint undertaking. Provider recognizes that the needs of Customer may change over the course of this Agreement, and will accommodate such changing needs with modification of the specified Services by mutual agreement based on an equitable shift in work effort.
2.4 Provision of Information and Personnel. Customer shall make available to Provider such information as is reasonably required for Provider to effectively fulfill and perform the Services. Such information includes, but is not limited to, monthly updates on performance of Services for the duration of this Agreement or any amendments thereto. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Customer agrees to make its team available to Provider according to the relevant areas of responsibility as needed for completing the Scope of Work or Services.
2.5 Failure by Customer of Delivery of Information. Customer shall deliver all information necessary for Provider to perform the Services listed in Exhibit A. In the unlikely event, that Customer cannot deliver the information to Provider, then Customer shall not hold Provider liable for failure of execution of Services listed in Exhibit A.
3. Consulting Fees, Other Fees, Expenses, and Invoices
3.1 Invoice and Payment. Provider shall submit invoices to Customer for the Service Fees at such times and for such periods and upon such payment terms as may be agreed from time to time between the Customer and the Provider. All Service Fees shall be payable in U.S. Dollars.
4.1 Calculation of Service Fees. In consideration for the Services performed by Provider hereunder, Customer shall pay all Provider’s Costs plus the fees for Services and/or Scope of Work and corresponding payment terms as specified in Exhibit A (collectively, the “Service Fees”). The Service fees shall be paid monthly due upon receiving Provider invoice, unless provided differently in Exhibit A. Service FEES Paid via our E-Commerce Cart are considered PAID in ADVANCE. They are Billed in 30 Day Increments and or Monthly and can be CANCELLED by Providing 30 Days Written Notice prior to Billing Cycle. With any CANCELLATION it is our FIRMS intent to provide full value during the Cancellation Period. However this is not always possible or guaranteed. As Agency / Client Relations always play a factor. Our Agencies intent is to provide a “reasonable level” of service transition to new providers. But we offer no guarantee due to the competitive nature of our industry.
4.2 Billing; Payments; Late Fees. At the beginning of each Provider billing cycle, Provider will invoice Customer for all Fees incurred by Customer during such billing cycle. Customer will pay the invoice in full upon receipt. If full payment is not made, a charge equal to 5 percent (5%) will be added to the balance due, not to exceed the maximum legal limit permitted by law. If Customer becomes thirty (30) or more days past due, the Services shall be suspended until all past due charges are paid, and Customer shall be in default of this Agreement. Customer will continue to be responsible for any monthly minimum charge during any period that Services are suspended or not delivered due to Customer’s breach. If it becomes necessary for Provider to enforce this Agreement through an attorney, collection agency, or directly through small claims court, Customer shall pay all attorney’s fees, agency fees, court costs, and other collections costs, including without limitation post-judgment costs for legal services at trial and appellate levels. Delinquency may affect Customer’s credit rating.
*** Our Agencies preference is to have all Monthly Services PAID in Advance. All Single Project Based Work is 50% Due at Start and 50% Due at Completion. Unless otherwise stated in Checkout Cart ***
All Marketing and Advertising Services are rendered without Guarantee of ROI. Due to Market Conditions we can never offer a ROI guarantee. We do believe that we can provide predictable results, but with all programs there is a need for clear expectations, and “reasonable” expectations based on industry averages and timeframes.
4.3 Taxes. Each Party shall bear and pay all of its own taxes (including, without limitation, income taxes) arising under applicable laws in connection with the performance of this Agreement.
At all times during the term of this Agreement, Customer shall maintain full, complete and accurate books of account and records with regard to its activities under this Agreement.
6. Term; Termination
6.1 Term. The initial term of this Agreement shall be for a period of twelve (12) months, commencing on the Effective Date unless otherwise stated. The Customer shall have the option to automatically renew for additional successive one (1) month terms, unless terminated pursuant to Subsection 6.2 (Termination) of this Agreement.
6.2 Termination. Although this Agreement may not be terminated without cause during the initial term, either party may forego automatic renewal by giving the other party not less than fourteen (30) calendar days written notice of termination prior to the expiration of the then-current term. If either party breaches any provision of this Agreement, the non-breaching party shall, upon providing written notice of such breach, be entitled to immediately terminate this Agreement, provided such breach is not cured within thirty (30) days following such notice. If this Agreement is terminated as a result of a breach, the non-breaching party shall, in addition to its right of termination, be entitled to pursue legal remedies against the breaching party. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if Customer is in breach under Section 4 (Consideration) of this Agreement, Provider may terminate this Agreement effective ten (10) days after giving Customer written notice of such default, unless Customer shall have remedied the breach within such ten (10) day period.
6.3 Payment upon Expiration or Earlier Termination. Upon the expiration or termination of this Agreement as set forth above in Subsections 6.1 (Term) and 6.2 (Termination), Customer shall pay Provider in full for products delivered and services performed or scheduled to be performed by Provider under this Agreement prior to the effective date of such expiration or termination. Due to the particular nature of the Online / Digital Marketing realm, most services are provided 30 Days in advance. As we are developing content, campaigns, and other marketing elements in advance of delivery and result. Due to the inherent nature and atmosphere within the Digital Marketing Industry “Provider” can and will use “Independent Contractors or (IC)” to assist in the delivery of services. It is customary to pay for these “independent contractors (IC)” services in advance. No refunds or cancellations will be granted “ever” where (IC) has been paid in advance. It is the intent of our Agency to deliver full value where applicable and possible. If it is not possible to deliver actual contracted service, this agency shall attempt to “make good” in equal value for similar or like services during the termination phase.
7. Use and Training
Customer shall limit use of the Service to its employees who have been appropriately trained.
8. Third Party Use
If the Permitted Applications include providing a Service to End Users, Customer agrees to contractually require all End Users to sign an agreement with substantially similar terms to this Agreement. Customer warrants that in no event shall End Users’ use of the data be unrestricted or expand beyond the Permitted Applications of this Agreement. This Section is not intended to provide the Service to End Users unless specifically provided for in the Permitted Applications. Customer shall be liable for any violation of the terms and conditions of this Agreement on behalf of the End Users, or Processor arising out of End Users’, or Processor’s use of the Service as defined under this Agreement.
9. Proprietary Information
The Proprietary Information is and shall remain the sole and exclusive property of Provider and Customer. Either party shall have only the limited rights with respect to the Proprietary Information expressly granted in this Agreement, and all rights not expressly granted by the other party are reserved. Each party agrees that only the other party shall have the right to alter, maintain, enhance or otherwise modify the Proprietary Information. Either party shall not disassemble, decompile, manipulate or reverse engineer the Proprietary Information and shall take all necessary steps to prevent such disassembly, decompiling, manipulation or reverse engineering of the Proprietary Information. Under no circumstances shall either party sell, Services, publish, display, copy, distribute, or otherwise make available the Proprietary Information in any form or by any means, except as expressly permitted by this Agreement, including without limitation the transfer to a third party or, if not expressly prohibited by this Agreement, as allowed under the fair use provision of the Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 107. Each party will take all reasonable steps, in accordance with the best industry practices, to protect the security of the Proprietary Information and to prevent unauthorized use or disclosure. Each party is responsible for all access to and use of the Proprietary Information by the other party’s employees or agents or by means of the other party’s equipment or usernames and passwords, whether or not the other party has knowledge of or authorizes such access or use.
10. Consumer Privacy
Customer acknowledges that the Service, while comprised in part of data keyed in by the Customer, describes information that may be deemed to be sensitive information by some consumers. It is the policy of Provider to respect the request of consumers to remove their name, mailing address, e-mail address or telephone number from use in solicitation. Customer’s agreement to comply with this policy is an integral condition to Provider entering into this Agreement.
11. Provider Warranties, Indemnification & Disclaimers
Provider hereby represents and warrants that it has (a) qualified personnel, appropriate facilities and adequate resources in order to discharge the Services in a timely and efficient manner, and (b) the necessary experience required to perform the Services in a competent and professional manner. EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE STATED IN THIS SECTION, THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Provider NEITHER ASSURES NOR ASSUMES ANY LIABILITY TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY FOR THE PROPER PERFORMANCE OF SERVICES. Provider DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE IS COMPLETE OR FREE FROM ERROR, AND DOES NOT ASSUME, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS, ANY LIABILITY TO ANY PERSON OR ENTITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE SERVICE, WHETHER SUCH ERRORS OR OMISSIONS RESULT FROM NEGLIGENCE, ACCIDENT, OR OTHER CAUSE.
12. Provider’s Limitation Of Liability
Provider SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY UNDER OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT FOR ANY LOSS, LOSS OF PROFIT OR REVENUE OR FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, EVEN IF Provider IS AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY.
13. Customer’s Indemnification
Customer and Provider agree to indemnify, defend and hold the other harmless from and against all third party claims, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses arising out of or related to the use of the Service by the other party, or attributable to the other party’s breach of this Agreement, provided that the party gives the other party prompt written notice of any such claim.
14. General Provisions
14.1 Proprietary Marks. Neither party will use, or permit their respective employees, agents and subcontractors to use the trademarks, service marks, copyrighted material, logos, names, or any other proprietary designations of the other party, or the other party’s affiliates, whether registered or unregistered, without such other party’s prior written consent.
14.2 Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties, and supersedes any prior understanding or agreement, oral or written, relating to the Service. Any alterations to this agreement must be in writing and signed by both parties.
14.3 Severability. If any of the provisions of this Agreement becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect under any law, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired.
14.4 Waiver; Modifications. No waiver by either party of any breach by the other party of any of the provisions of this Agreement shall be deemed a waiver of any preceding or succeeding breach of the same or any other provision hereof. No such waiver shall be effective unless in writing and then only to the extent expressly set forth in writing. No modifications of this Agreement shall be effective unless in writing and signed by both parties.
14.5 Survival. The following sections shall survive expiration or termination of the Agreement and shall continue in full force and effect until fully satisfied: 3, 4, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14.
14.6 Execution. This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which taken together shall constitute one and the same instrument. A signature on a copy of this Agreement received by either party by facsimile or PDF is binding upon the other party as an original. The parties shall treat a photocopy of such facsimile as a duplicate original. If this Agreement is executed in counterparts, no signatory hereto shall be bound until all parties hereto have duly executed or caused to be dully executed a counterpart of this Agreement. The individuals signing below represent that they are duly authorized to do so by and on behalf of the party for whom they are signing. Signing or acceptance of this T&C agreement can also be facilitated by the execution of any of our e-commerce cart checkout processes. Clicking the BUY or PAY Buttons constitutes acceptance of these Terms & Conditions. Without Limitation.
14.7 Governing Law and Forum; Attorneys’ Fees. The interpretation and construction of this Agreement, and all matters relating hereto, shall be governed by the laws of the State of Utah applicable to agreements executed and to be performed solely within such State. Any dispute arising hereunder shall be settled in a court of law in the County of Pasco, in the State of Florida. Each of the parties agrees that it shall not seek a jury trial in any proceeding based upon or arising out of or otherwise related to this Agreement or any of the other documents and instruments contemplated hereby and each of the parties hereto waives any and all right to such jury trial. The prevailing party shall be awarded its reasonable attorney’s fees and costs in any lawsuit arising out of or related to this Agreement.
14.8 Relationship of Parties. Neither party is nor shall be a partner, joint-venturer, agent or representative of the other party solely by virtue of this Agreement. Neither party has the right, power or authority to enter into any contract or incur any obligation, debt or liability on behalf of the other party.
14.9 Uncontrollable Events. No party shall be liable for any delay or failure in its performance of any of the acts required by this Agreement when such delay or failure arises for reasons beyond the reasonable control of such party. The time for performance of any act delayed by such causes shall be postponed for a period equal to the delay; provided, however, that the party so affected shall give prompt notice to the other party of such delay. The party so affected, however, shall use its best efforts to avoid or remove such causes of nonperformance and to complete performance of the act delayed, whenever such causes are removed.
14.10 Assignment. Customer may not assign or transfer this Agreement or any rights or obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of Provider, which shall not be unreasonably withheld.
14.11 Notices. Any notice or other communication required or permitted under this Agreement shall be sufficiently given if delivered in person or sent by one of the following methods: (a) registered U.S. mail, return receipt requested (postage prepaid); (2) certified U.S. mail, return receipt requested (postage prepaid); or (3) commercially recognized overnight service with tracking capabilities. All notices must be sent to the address as shown on the signature page of this Agreement, or to such other address or number as shall be furnished in writing by any such party. Due to the Digital Nature of our Industry, other Cancellation Communications can and will be accepted by Email Communication sent to firstname.lastname@example.org – It is required to ENTER “PLEASE CANCEL SERVICE SUBSCRIPTIONS” in the Subject Line of said Emails. No verbal communication will be accepted. This is without exception, unless otherwise agreed and communicated in writing from a Principal of the “Providers” Agency.
14.12 Miscellaneous. Headings at the beginning of each section and subsection are solely for convenience and are not intended to be a part of this Agreement and shall have no effect upon the construction or interpretation of any part hereof. Whenever required by the context of this Agreement, the singular shall include the plural and the masculine shall include the feminine, and vice versa. This Agreement shall not be construed as if it had been prepared by either party, but rather as if it were jointly prepared. In the event that any action required by the parties hereto does not occur on a business day, the action shall be taken on the next succeeding business day thereafter. The parties hereto do not intend to confer any benefit hereunder on any person or entity other than the parties hereto and, therefore, there are no third party beneficiaries to this Agreement. The Exhibits and related Appendices to this Agreement constitute integral parts of this Agreement and are hereby incorporated into this Agreement by this reference.
15. Money Back Guarantee
If during the first 30 days of the Effective Date, Customer is not satisfied with Provider's service, at Customer's sole discretion, the Customer can request a full money refund and terminate this agreement.
If Customer chooses to exercise the Money Back Guarantee, a notice needs to be emailed to us @ email@example.com or Mailed directly to our Mailing Address found on our Contact Page. It must be dated within 30 days of the Effective Date. It is at the Sole Discretion of our Agency to Grant the Refund after Careful Review, it is not however in anyway a guarantee to grant refund.
*** Please see our Warranties and Disclaimers Sections or Pages. ***
16. Performance Guarantee
If Customer’s Service includes a “Performance Guarantee” under the selected plan in Exhibit A, Provider guarantees that after the initial term is paid in full, Customer will be satisfied with the results, or else Provider will continue to work on Customer’s internet marketing for free during a 60 Day evaluation period.
What this Guarantee means is that if Customer is not satisfied with the results, Provider will waive the monthly service and support fees for a two-month evaluation period. During the evaluation period, any tracking will be evaluated on the website to allow data to be collected. At the end of the evaluation period, Provider will show Customer the data on the number of visits, likes, contacts etc. generated per month by Customer’s website. If Provider agrees that the number of contacts per month is not satisfactory, Provider, at their discretion, can continue to waive the monthly service and support fee while working to get the number to a satisfactory level or provider can terminate the unpaid evaluation period. If, on the other hand, Provider reasonably believes Customer’s website is generating a satisfactory number of contacts per month, then Provider will resume charging the monthly service and support fee. Because Provider must have full control of Customer’s website in order to implement Provider’s internet marketing strategies, unless Provider gives prior written authorization, Provider’s Guarantee will no longer apply under the following circumstances: (a) Customer moves the website off Provider’s hosting servers; (b) Customer redirect the primary marketing domain away from Provider’s hosting servers or allows it to expire; (c) Customer hires another company or person for their internet marketing and they make changes to the website; or (d) Customer has a pre-existing or additional website competing against the website Provider has built for Customer.
1. Provider Services
Customer's service plan and pricing is outlined in the "Digital Marketing Service Proposal and Agreement" or “E-Commerce Checkout Pages” which remains in effect for the initial term.
2. Service Detail
Customer's service details are outlined in the "Digital Marketing Service Proposal and Agreement" or “E-Commerce Checkout Pages” which remains in effect for the initial term.
3. Permitted Applications
In accordance with the terms and conditions of the Agreement, Customer and other approved third parties as specified below may use the Provider Services solely for the applications specified below.
3.1 Customer’s Use. Customer may use the Provider Services for business purposes.
4. Fees. Customer shall pay Provider the fees specified in the "Digital Marketing Service Proposal and Agreement" or “E-Commerce Checkout Pages” which remains in effect for the initial term each month for the duration of the initial term and auto renewal terms. Without Exclusions.
*** Any errors or exclusions on these Terms and Conditions cannot be considered intentional. If any piece of legal information or verbiage is not available, agency cannot be held responsible due to the “Independent Contractor” atmosphere that exists within the Digital Marketing Realm.
GMBDudes.com – Terms and Conditions Page for E-Commerce Checkout Pages:
(ALL Terms and Conditions are identical and considered accepted upon CHECKOUT. It is the Customers responsibility to make themselves aware of stated Terms and Conditions.
Verbiage: (On Shopping Cart Receipts)
Terms & Conditions - Please Review T&C Page
Cancellation Policy: ALL Monthly Services require a 30 Day Written Notice of Termination. All Cancellations on Monthly Services require an Email Cancellation. (Read Above)
Digital Marketing Services or Systems Cancellations: ALL Service Agreement and Contract Fees are Considered LUMP Sum regardless of Payment Plans. If a Client Cancels, Terminates or chooses to not follow through with Service Agreements all services will be considered complete and GMBDudes.com has no further project responsibilities. We have an ALL or NOTHING Delivery Policy. If a Client Fails to Pay "ALL" of their Project Agreement Fees, We have a strictly enforced "personal principle" and company policy to deliver "NOTHING" on the Project. (this Policy is fully at the discretion of MMT). Upon payment the "Client" accepted all of these Terms and Conditions. It is the responsibility of the "Client" to thoroughly read these Terms and Conditions and PAYMENT of SERVICES is considered "Acceptance" of the T&Cs. Under these circumstances MMT will package up all completed materials, images, landing pages and all other "Incomplete" project assets and provide to the "Client" As-Is. It is common Industry Practice to back-end project deliverables due to CLIENT LOAD. If a Client Cancels during the Back-End Phase MMT has ZERO responsibility to deliver and considers the contract and client to be in a "NO PAY" Status and can be referred our attorney's for collection.
Notice: It should be noted that it is the "Sole" Responsibility of the Customer to be aware of any policies, privacy policies, disclaimers or terms and conditions. Agency cannot be held responsible for a "failure to research & self inform" on the customers part. This is by no means intended to be deceptive. But due to the Digital Nature of the Internet and Digital Marketing Industry it is common practice to conduct business via Email, Text, Skype, Web Conference etc. and the written documentation trail is often dismissed or overlooked.