Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions
In using this website you are deemed to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions:
Your use of this Site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices in effect at such time. This User Agreement may be updated periodically on our Site without notice. By continuing to use our Site, you agree to be bound by such any changes to this User Agreement. Any updated User Agreements or changes shall become a part of this User Agreement and shall apply as soon as they are posted. The most current version of the User Agreement can be viewed at any time at 99artisans.com. Any new features or functionality that augment or enhance our Site shall be subject to this User Agreement, unless explicitly stated otherwise.
Telephonic service requests for our referral service (see below) also constitute your agreement to the terms, conditions and notices set forth below. The terms of this User Agreement apply to 99Artisans (www.99artisans.com) or email publications delivered to users or marketing materials.
In continuing to use our Site you are agreeing to abide by the terms, conditions and notices set forth below:
Service Professionals Referral Service:
99Artisans referral service will refer you to certain service professionals and allow them to bid on posted jobs or projects. You may also select or search for individual service professionals from our directory of service professional members. Ratings and reviews will also be provided on our Site.
We will attempt to match you with service professionals near your area. We do not guarantee that we will be able to match your service needs with a service professional or that there are service professionals in your area that are either capable or willing to complete your service needs.
You can view a directory of service professionals in your selected zip code who provide services in the project categories that you select. These listings include ratings and reviews of those service professionals from their customers, when available.
Although we take steps to examine the credentials of our listed service professionals, we make no representations or guarantees regarding the skills or representations of such service professional or the quality of their work if you elect to retain their services. Service Professionals, by offering services through the Site, warrant and represent that they, and their employees, contractors, subcontractors, agents or employees who may perform work for them, are certified, bonded, insured and properly and fully licensed, as required by applicable laws or regulations to which they may be subject in the jurisdiction or jurisdictions in which they offer their services and in relation to the specific service they offering the Site user. 99Artisans may review license information provided by Service Professionals either at the request of the Service Professional or at the discretion of 99Artisans, but cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any such information, or guarantee that a Service Professional is qualified to perform any given service. It is entirely up to you to evaluate a service professional’s qualifications; 99Artisans does not endorse or recommend the services of any particular service professional. You are responsible for entering into a direct contract or otherwise reaching an agreement with a service professional. 99Artisans is not an agent of the service professionals and the service professionals are not employees or agents of 99Artisans. 99Artisans shall have no obligations or involvement if any dispute arises between you and the Service Professional. IF THERE IS A DISPUTE BETWEEN PARTICIPANTS ON THE PLATFORM, OR BETWEEN REGISTERED USERS OR ANY PLATFORM USER AND ANY THIRD PARTY, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT 99ARTISANS IS UNDER NO OBLIGATION TO BECOME INVOLVED. Site users are responsible for taking safety measures prior to engaging into a an agreement with a Service Professional. 99Artisans is not responsible for any safety precautions. Safety precautions include validating member’s (customer verifies pro; pro verifies customers) criminal records, certifications, credentials, etc. You are solely responsible for taking reasonable precautions and make whatever investigation or inquiries you deem necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online or offline transaction with any third party, including without limitation, Service Professionals and Service Users.
99Artisans may inform you of certain offers or discounts provided by a service professional listed on the Site. However, such offers or discounts are made solely by the service professional, and 99Artisans does not guarantee pricing or discounts offered by service professionals. Any quotes provided by service professionals via the 99Artisans Site, are not legally binding offers and are solely for informational purposes. Quotes and bids provided on the 99Artisans Site do not create contractual arrangements. Furthermore, scheduling an appointment with a service professional on the 99Artisans Site does not create a contractual obligation. Any contractual agreements must be negotiated directly with a service professional. 99Artisans is not responsible and does not perform any of the services requested by you in your service request. Applicable federal, state and local laws govern the terms of any contracts between you and service professionals.
Any disputes between you and a professional will be resolved between you and the service professional directly. YOU HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE ANY OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AFFILIATES, MEMBERS, SUCCESSORS, ATTORNEYS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS OF 99ARTISANS AND 99ARTISANS FROM ANY DAMAGES OR CLAIMS (INCLUDING CONSEQUENTIAL AND INCIDENTAL DAMAGES) OF EVERY KIND OR NATURE, SUSPECTED AND UNSUSPECTED, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, AND DISCLOSED OR UNDISCLOSED, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH SUCH DISPUTES AND YOUR DEALINGS WITH SERVICE PROFESSIONALS.
Service Professionals are not permitted to use the Site to post for employment positions that violate any federal, state or local laws in expressing preference or limiting employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or other protected class. 99artisans will use its best efforts to remove any known posting that violates these provisions.
Use of the 99Artisans Site:
In using our Site, 99Artisans, will ask you to disclose certain information about your service requirements, as well as personal information. 99Artisans will be able to store this information, such as home services records, on our Site. This information may be sent to service professionals in order to respond to your request. When you provide 99Artisans with this information, you consent to being contacted by us and by our service professionals and providers via phone, fax, email, mail or other reasonable means, at any of your contact numbers or addresses, even if you are listed on any federal, state, provincial or other applicable “Do Not Call” list, in order that we may provide the services set forth on our site, to service your account, to reasonably address matters pertaining to your account or for other purposes reasonably related to your service request and our business, including marketing related emails. Please see our privacy statement for more complete details on our use of your information. In using the service professional referral service, you will provide reviews on your experience with service professionals. By using this service, you promise that all information you provide (including but not limited to your contact information, and any Ratings and Reviews of service professionals that you provide) will be accurate, current and truthful to the best of your knowledge. Providing incomplete or false information, or information 99Artisans has reasonable grounds is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, gives 99Artisans the right to(delete the reviews/comments without any notice and) refuse any current or future use of the 99Artisans services (or any portion thereof) by you. You are responsible for any use of the 99Artisans services by persons to whom you intentionally or negligently allow access to your password. When you register with 99Artisans, you accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. Furthermore, you agree you will not sell, transfer or assign your membership or any membership rights.
As part of your subscription, you agree to not use the 99Artisans Site to:
You also agree that you will not harvest, collect or store information about the users of our Site or the content posted by others on our Site or use such information for any purpose inconsistent with the purpose of our Site or for the purpose of transmitting or facilitating transmission of unsolicited bulk electronic mail or communications.
In submitting any content to the 99Artisans Site, please follow codes of social decency. Personal attacks and all other forms of harassment are prohibited.
You, as a user of our Site, are giving us a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sub-licensable right and license to use for any purpose, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content (in whole or part), including any information, suggestions, ideas, drawings or concepts contained in such content, worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You explicitly waive any “moral rights” in any such. 99Artisans shall not in any circumstance be required to pay or incur any sums to any person or entity as a result of our use or exploitation of content submitted by you as a user of the Site. We may publicly display advertisements and other information adjacent to or included with your content. You are not entitled to any compensation relating to such advertisements. The manner, mode and extent of such advertising are subject to change without specific notice to you.
Subscription Purchases from the 99Artisans Site:
99Artisans may allow you to engage in certain personal uses of our Site that include the ability to share content: for example, we may allow you to post our content on a social networking site by pasting the applicable HTML or other code provided by us (typically labeled as an embed code) (“Widgets”). We may discontinue providing the services necessary for the Widgets to operate or we may disable Widgets you have embedded at any time for any reason without any liability to you. You agree that our permission to you to use Widgets on any such site does not provide you (or any third party) with any intellectual property rights in or to the Widget or any portion of our Site made available via any Widget.
You agree that you will not embed or otherwise make available a Widget on a web page or web site containing content that is threatening, abusive, harassing, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable (in our opinion). We make no specific warranties about Widgets. You agree not to circumvent (or in any way attempt to circumvent) the security or rights management features in the Widget or any component of the Widget (including any video player) that are designed to prevent users from copying, manipulating or retaining the content made available via the Widget. You also agree to not use (or attempt to use) the Widget or any component of the Widget to display content other than the content provided or intended by us to be displayed via a particular Widget.
NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY SITES: Any content made available in connection with your site, or otherwise, by our Widgets, third party widgets or otherwise is our exclusive property and no grant of any intellectual property rights is made by us. We retain the right to demand that you cease any use of our content upon notice.
Our Site (including, without limitation, all text, photographs, graphics, video and audio content) is protected by copyright as a collective work or compilation under the copyright laws of the United States and other countries. All individual articles, content and other elements comprising our Site are also copyrighted works. You must abide by all additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in our Site. As between 99ARTISANS and you, 99ARTISANS is the sole owner of all content comprising our Site, including without limitation, all applicable U.S. and non-U.S. copyrights, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets, and other intellectual property rights thereto. You acknowledge and agree that you will not, directly or indirectly, contest, challenge, aid or abet in contesting or challenging our ownership of such content, or take any action whatsoever in derogation of our rights therein. You acknowledge and agree that you will not acquire or claim any rights in our Site, or aid or abet anyone else in doing so.
Unless expressly permitted, you may not copy, reproduce, distribute, publish, enter into a database, display, perform, modify, create derivative works, transmit, or in any way exploit any part of our Site, except that you may download material from our Site for your own personal use as follows: you may make one print copy that is limited to occasional articles of personal interest only. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you may not distribute any part of this Siteover any network, including, without limitation, a local area network, nor sell or offer it for sale. In addition, these files may not be used to construct any kind of database.
You Have Rights if You Think Your Copyright is Being Infringed: If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please forward the following information to our office listed below:
— Your username, address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
— A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
— A description of where the alleged infringing material is located;
— A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
— An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; and
— A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
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Provo, Utah 84603-2248
You Use our Site Subject to Certain Disclaimers: OUR SITE IS AVAILABLE “AS IS.” WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT OUR SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. THERE MAY BE DELAYS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS AND INACCURACIES IN THE NEWS, INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH OUR SITE. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO OUR SITE OR ANY INFORMATION OR GOODS THAT ARE AVAILABLE OR ADVERTISED OR SOLD THROUGH OUR SITE. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS, NOR DO WE ENDORSE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER MATERIAL OR DATABASE DISPLAYED, UPLOADED OR DISTRIBUTED IN OUR SITE OR AVAILABLE THOUGH LINKS IN OUR SITE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT (BUT ARE NOT OBLIGATED) TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN OUR SITE.
ALTHOUGH WE INTEND TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION OF VIRUSES, WORMS, “TROJAN HORSES” OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE MATERIALS TO OUR SITE, WE DO NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT OUR SITE OR MATERIALS THAT MAY BE DOWNLOADED FROM OUR SITE DO NOT CONTAIN SUCH DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR HARM ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUCH FEATURES. IF YOU RELY ON OUR SITE AND ANY MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH OUR SITE, YOU DO SO SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
OUR SITE MAY CONTAIN VARIOUS COMBINATIONS OF TEXT, IMAGES, AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTIONS, OPINIONS, STATEMENTS, FACTS, ARTICLES, MARKET DATA, STOCK QUOTES OR OTHER INFORMATION CREATED BY 99ARTISANS OR BY THIRD-PARTIES. DUE TO THE NUMBER OF SOURCES FROM WHICH CONTENT IN OUR SITE IS OBTAINED, AND THE INHERENT HAZARDS OF ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTION, THERE MAY BE DELAYS, OMISSIONS OR INACCURACIES IN SUCH CONTENT. ACCORDINGLY, SUCH CONTENT, INCLUDING THE MARKET DATA, IS FOR YOUR REFERENCE ONLY AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON BY YOU FOR ANY PURPOSE. SUCH CONTENT IS NOT INTENDED FOR THE PURPOSE OF TAX OR INVESTMENT ADVICE AND IT DOES NOT ADVOCATE THE PURCHASE OR SALE OF ANY SECURITY OR INVESTMENT. INFORMATION CREATED BY THIRD PARTIES THAT YOU MAY ACCESS ON THE SITE OR THROUGH LINKS IS NOT ADOPTED OR ENDORSED BY 99ARTISANS AND REMAINS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF SUCH THIRD PARTIES.
YOUR CORRESPONDENCE AND BUSINESS DEALINGS WITH OTHERS FOUND THROUGH OUR SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE PAYMENT AND DELIVERY OF PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, AND ANY TERMS, CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH ANY SUCH DEALINGS, ARE SOLELY BETWEEN YOU AND THE THIRD PARTY.
SPECIAL NOTICE: LINKED SITES MAY CONTAIN CONTENT AND GRAPHICS THAT CONTAIN SEXUALLY EXPLICIT MATERIAL UNSUITABLE FOR MINORS, OR THAT MAY OTHERWISE BE OFFENSIVE. IF YOU ENTER THESE LINKED SITES, YOU ASSERT THAT YOU ARE OF LEGAL ADULT AGE IN YOUR JURISDICTION TO VIEW SUCH MATERIALS AND THAT THE VIEWING, READING, AND/OR DOWNLOADING OF CONTENT FROM THESE LINKED SITES DOES NOT VIOLATE THE COMMUNITY STANDARDS OF YOUR LOCALITY, CITY, TOWN, COUNTY, STATE, PROVINCE, COUNTRY OR OTHER COMMUNITY TO WHICH YOU BELONG, AND/OR FROM WHICH YOU ACCESS THESE LINKED SITES.
Our Site May Offer Features and Services That Are Available to You Via Your Mobile Device. These features and services may include, without limitation, the ability to upload content to our Site, receive messages from our Site, download applications to your mobile phone or access features of our Site (collectively, the “Mobile Features”). We may charge for Mobile Features and these charges will be disclosed prior to completion of registration for the Mobile Feature. Also, standard messaging, data and other fees may be charged by your carrier. Fees and charges will appear on your mobile bill or be deducted from your pre-paid balance. Your carrier may prohibit or restrict certain Mobile Features and certain Mobile Features may be incompatible with your carrier or mobile device. Contact your carrier with questions regarding these issues. As applicable, instructions regarding how to opt-out of Mobile Features will be disclosed in connection with Mobile Features. Typically, you will text a keyword (e.g., “STOP”) to the applicable shortcode for the Mobile Feature.
You agree that the Mobile Features for which you are registered may send communications to your mobile device regarding us. Further, we may collect information related to your use of the Mobile Features. If you have registered for Mobile Features, you agree to notify us of any changes to your mobile number and update your account(s) on our Siteto reflect this change.
Our Liability to You is Limited: 99ARTISANS and its affiliates, and their respective members, directors, officers, managers, employees, shareholders, agents, successors, and licensors are not liable for incidental, indirect, consequential, special, punitive, or exemplary damages of any kind, including, without limitation, lost revenues or profits, loss of business or loss of data, in any way related to our Site or for any claim, loss or injury based on errors, omissions, interruptions or other inaccuracies in our Site. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states or jurisdictions, 99ARTISANS’s liability shall be limited to the extent permitted by law. Any claim against us shall be limited to the amount you paid, if any, for use of our Site. We have no special relationship with or fiduciary duty to you.
You agree that in the event you incur any damages, losses or injuries that arise out of our acts or omissions, the damages, if any, caused to you are not irreparable or sufficient to entitle you to an injunction preventing any exploitation of our Site, and you will have no rights to enjoin or restrain the development, production, distribution, advertising, exhibition or exploitation of our Site or other materials owned or controlled by us.
By accessing our Site, you understand that you may be waiving rights with respect to claims that are at this time unknown or unsuspected, and in accordance with such wavier, you acknowledge that you have read and understand, and hereby expressly waive, the benefits of Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California, and any similar law of any state or territory, which provides as follows: “A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.”
You Agree to Indemnify Us Based on Your Use of the Site: You agree to indemnify and hold harmless 99ARTISANS and its affiliates, and their respective members, directors, officers, managers, employees, shareholders, agents, successors, and licensors, from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from or relating to any use or misuse by you of our Site, including without limitation our email publications and/or website, or any violation by you of this User Agreement or any breach by you of your representations and warranties hereunder. We reserve the right to take over the exclusive defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification under this Section. In such event, you shall provide us with such cooperation as is reasonably requested by us.
You May Not Assign This User Agreement: You shall not transfer, assign, sublicense nor pledge in any manner whatsoever, any of your rights or obligations under this User Agreement. 99ARTISANS may transfer, assign, sublicense or pledge in any manner whatsoever, any of its rights and obligations under this User Agreement to a subsidiary, affiliate, or successor thereof or to any third party whatsoever, without notifying you or receiving your consent.
Certain Territorial Restrictions May Apply to Your Use of Our Site: Our Site is not intended for distribution to or use by any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject us to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country. We control our Site from offices located in the United States and makes no representations or warranties that the information, products or services contained in our Site are appropriate for use or access in other locations. Anyone using or accessing our Site from other locations does so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with United States’ and local laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content, if and to the extent such local laws are applicable. We reserve the right to limit the availability of our Site to any person, geographic area, or jurisdiction, at any time and in our sole discretion.
Any Dispute Between Us Will Be Governed by Utah Law: This User Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Utah applicable to agreements made and to be performed therein without regard to conflict of laws principles. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or dispute with 99ARTISANS or relating in any way to your use of our Site resides in the courts of the United States located in the District of Utah or any state court located in Salt Lake County, Utah AND WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to our Site must be commenced within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arises.
The caption to each paragraph of this User Agreement is for convenience of reference only and shall be ignored in the construction or interpretation hereof.