TERMS OF SERVICE

Last update: March 2016

Welcome to Consultants 500. Consultants500.com is a marketplace platform where you can search, compare and review a wide range of professional service providers.

The following Terms of Service, which include the Privacy Policy
, IP Policy and any guideline, policy or content displayed on the Website (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Terms of Service”), govern your access to and use of the Consultants 500 Website.

Consultants500.com is a Website operated by Consultants 500 (“We”). We are registered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands under company number 52417662 and have our registered office at Frederik Hendrikstraat 99-3, 1052 HM, Amsterdam. Our VAT number is NL1703.16.580.B01. We are a Sole Proprietorship.

Please read the Terms of Service carefully before you start to use the Website. By visiting, opening an account or using the services available from the domain and sub-domains of www.Consultants500.com (the “Website”)
, you agree to be legally bound by these Terms of Service.  If you do not want to agree to these Terms of Service you must not access or use the Website. We reserve the right to revise these Terms of Service and all linked information from time to time in our sole discretion by updating this posting or any linked information. Unless otherwise provided in such revision, the revised terms will take effect when they are posted.
 

1     OVERVIEW AND DEFINITIONS

Consultants500.com is an online marketplace that enables buyers of professional services (“Clients”) to search for, compare and review a wide range of professional service providers (“Consultants”, “Freelancers”, “Companies” and, collectively with Clients, “Registered Users”).  The Website contains features that enable Registered Users to do, among other things, the following:

Clients: Search for Consultants, Freelancers, and Companies (collectively referred to as “Advisors”), directly communicate with Consultants / Freelancers, and leave feedback for Consultants / Freelancers.
 

Advisors (Consultants / Freelancers / Companies): Create profiles, showcase expertise and capabilities. Consultants / Freelancers can obtain feedback from Clients, while a Company’s feedback is the average feedback received by Consultants that are connected to that Company.


We also provide Registered Users with certain services described in, and subject to, these Terms of Service (as further defined below, the “Services”). We may add, delete or modify some or all of such Services at any time at our sole discretion with reasonable notice posted in advance on the Website. Key terms used in these Terms of Service have the following meanings:

 

“Account” means the account created by the Website upon registration of an Advisor or Client.

“Advisors” 
means people or companies that sign up to Consultants 500 as a Consultant, Freelancer or Company to showcase their expertise to potential Clients that are in search for Advisors.

“Clients”
 means people or companies that sign up or use Consultants 500 to search for or provide feedback to Advisors.

“Registered Users
 means Advisors and Clients collectively that have signed up to the Website.

“Services”
 means the services and functionality that can be obtained through the various membership programs.

“Website”
 means the worldwide website operated by Consultants 500 at https://www.consultants500.com or any replacement URL.

 

2     REGISTRATION

 

A.  Eligibility

To access our Services through our Website, you must be a legal entity, or an individual of eighteen (18) years of age or older who can form legally binding contracts. To become a Registered User, you must accept all of the terms and conditions in, incorporated by reference in, and linked to, these Terms of Service. By becoming a Registered User, you agree to: (i) abide by the Terms of Service and the processes, procedures, and guidelines described throughout the Website; (ii) be financially responsible for your use of the Website and the payment of Membership Fees due. Consultants 500 reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse, suspend, or terminate Services to anyone.
 

B.  
Registration

To become a Registered User and to access Services you must register for an Account. You agree to provide true, accurate and complete information as prompted by the registration form and all forms you access on the Website, and to update this information to maintain its truthfulness, accuracy and completeness.

 

C.  Accounts and Profiles
 

General. Once you have registered with the Website as a Registered User, the Website will create your Account with Consultant500.com and associate it with an account number. You may create a profile under your Account, in accordance with Section 2(D).


Username and Password. 
During registration, you will be asked to choose a username and password for the Account. As a Registered User, you agree and you are entirely responsible to safeguard and maintain the confidentiality of the username and password you use to access this Website. You authorize Consultants 500 to assume that any person using the Website with your username and password is you or is authorized to act for you. You agree to notify us immediately if you suspect any unauthorized use of the Account.


 

D.  Security of Registered User’s Account

Registered Users are responsible for maintaining the security of their account and fully responsible for all activities that occur under this account and any other actions taken in connection with this account. You must immediately notify us of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. Consultants 500 will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.

If you have a suspicion that someone has unauthorized access to your account, you must immediately notify us at info@consultants500.com. You will shortly after receive a confirmation from our support department that they are handling the issue. Any attempt at unauthorized access (i.e. hacking) to the Website or any of our servers is illegal and will be prosecuted. We are entitled to block or close your account if such unauthorized access happens through your account or with the use of your passwords.
 

E.   Membership

Consultants 500 provides Registered Users several different membership options. The availability of these membership options is dependent upon (i) the Registered User’s status as a Client or an Advisor (ii) the selections made during registration, (iii) any subsequent upgrades or downgrades of membership options after registration.

 

Clients. All Clients have the membership benefits described here.

Advisors.
 Advisors can choose from different membership options. The options and differences between these options are listed for both Consultants / Freelancers and Companies as can be seen here.

 

Membership benefits for Clients and/or Advisors may change from time to time at the sole discretion of Consultants 500 and upon reasonable notice posted in advance on the Website.


We reserve the right to change Membership Fees or institute new fees at any time, at the sole discretion of Consultants 500 and upon reasonable notice posted in advance on the Website. No refunds of Membership Fees already paid will be given. If we exercise our right to cancel a membership as provided under these Terms of Service, at any time, we will not refund the Membership Fee already paid.
 

3     FEEDBACK
 

A.   Feedback can only be given to registered Consultants / Freelancers by Clients. It can be given at own initiative of a Client or at request from a Consultant / Freelancer.
 

B.  Feedback can be given in the format of a skill rating and / or a written review.
 

C.  Feedback is an important tool for comparing and selecting the best Advisor for the job. As such it is critical for Consultants / Freelancers to build a reputation of Client satisfaction in the form of Feedback.
 

D.  Feedback will not be removed unless there are clear violations to our Terms of Service.
 

E.   Feedback arranged to artificially enhance or damage a Consultant / Freelancer’s reputation, or to misuse the Website with Feedback from additional accounts, will result in a permanent suspension of all related accounts.
 

4     PROFILE INFORMATION
 

Our Services display content that is not created or developed by Consultants 500. This content is the sole responsibility of the person or entity that creates or develops it. We may review such third party-content to determine whether it is illegal or violates our policies, and we may remove or refuse to display content that we reasonably believe violates our policies or the law. But we do not routinely screen third-party content that is published via our Services. We cannot guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or quality of any such content displayed, or the qualifications of those posting it.
 

5     RELATIONSHIPS

 

A.  Advisor and Client
 

1.   Undertakings between Advisor and Client.

It explicitly is the intention of Consultants 500 not to interfere in any way in the manner an Advisor and a Client may or may not do business with each other. Whether or not a Client and an Advisor decide to do business with each other and the way you want to accomplish this is fully up to you. As such, the engagement, contracting, management and payment of any Project and/or Service are between an Advisor and a Client and should be dealt with by both parties outside the Website.
 

2.   Independence

Advisor and Client each acknowledges and agrees that their relationship is that of independent contractors. The Advisor shall perform services as an independent contractor and nothing in these Terms of Service shall be deemed to create a partnership, joint venture, agency, or employer-employee relationship between Advisor and Client or between Consultants 500 and any Advisor or Client.
 

B.  Registered Users and Consultants 500

 

1.   General

Consultants 500 is not a party to the dealing, contracting and fulfillment of any Project between an Advisor and a Client. Consultants 500 has no control over and does not guarantee the quality, safety or legality of any services performed or deliverables created, advertised, the truth or accuracy of project listings, the qualifications, background, or abilities of Registered Users, the ability of Advisors to perform services, the ability of Clients to pay for services, or that an Advisor or Client can or will actually complete a Project. Consultants 500 is not responsible for and will not control the manner in which an Advisor operates and is not involved in the hiring, firing, discipline or working conditions of the Advisor. All rights and obligations for the purchase and sale of services or other deliverables are solely between an Advisor and a Client. Consultants 500 will not provide any Advisor with any materials or tools to complete any Project. Advisors and Clients must look solely to the other for enforcement and performance of all the rights and obligations arising from any agreements and any other terms, conditions, representations, or warranties associated with such dealings.

 

2.   Agency

These Terms of Service and any registration for or subsequent use of this Website by any user or Registered User will not be construed as creating or implying any relationship of agency, franchise, partnership or joint venture between you and Consultants 500, except and solely to the extent expressly stated.

 

6     CONSULTANTS 500 FEES
 

A.  
Membership Fee

Advisors can choose various membership programs to subscribe to different levels of functionality / participation on the Website, as detailed here for both Consultants / Freelancers and for Companies. Dependent on the Membership chosen a Membership Fee may be due by Advisors.

Clients never pay any Membership Fees and as such can use the Services as provided by Consultants 500, including the usage of the Website, for free.
 

B.  Membership Fee Changes

We reserve the right to change Membership Fees or any other fee that may be charged by Consultants 500 at any time, at the sole discretion of Consultants 500 and upon reasonable notice posted in advance on the Website. No refunds of fees already paid will be given. If we exercise our right to cancel a membership as provided under these Terms of Service, at any time, we will not refund the membership fee already paid.
 

7     PAYMENTS
 

If you purchase any of our paid Services for which a Membership Fee is due, you agree to pay us the applicable fees and taxes. Failure to pay these fees may result in the termination of your Account or downgrade of your Membership. Also:
                  

A.   Your purchase may be subject to foreign exchange fees or differences in prices based on location (e.g. exchange rates).

B.  You authorize us to store and continue billing your payment method (e.g. credit card) even after it has expired, to avoid interruptions in your use of our Website and to facilitate easy payment for new services.

C.  You must pay us for applicable fees and taxes unless you cancel the 

Membership or downgrade to an unpaid Membership, in which case you agree to still pay these fees through the end of the applicable subscription period. Learn how to cancel or change your Membership and read about our refund policy.

D.  VAT and related Sales Taxes are calculated based on the location and IP address that you provide us at the time of purchase. For more details about applied VAT and related Sales Taxes click here.
 

8     TERM; TERMINATION AND SUSPENSION

 

A.   These Terms of Service shall become effective as your contractual agreement upon your use of the Website, and shall continue until your Account is terminated by you or Consultants 500 as provided for under the terms of this section.
 

B.  
Unless otherwise agreed to in writing between the parties, either party may terminate the contractual agreement represented by these Terms of Service at any time upon notice to the other party. In such event, your Account is automatically terminated and you shall continue to be obligated to pay any amounts accrued but unpaid as of the date of termination to Consultants 500 for any service.

 

C.  Any termination of an Account will automatically lead to the termination of all related profiles.
 

D.  Without limiting our other remedies, we may issue a warning, or temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend or terminate your Account, and refuse to provide any or all services to you if: (1) you breach the letter or spirit of any terms and conditions of these Terms of Service or the linked policies and information incorporated herein by reference, including our written policies and procedures posted on the Website; (2) we are unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide to us; or (3) we believe in our sole discretion that your actions may cause legal liability for you, our Registered Users or for Consultants 500 or are contrary to the interests of the Website. Once indefinitely suspended or terminated, you must not continue to use the Website under the same Account, a different Account, or register under a new Account.
 

E.   
In addition, violations of these Terms of Service may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law and may result in additional penalties and sanctions.
 

F.   When your Account is terminated for any reason, you may no longer have access to data, messages, files and other material you keep on the Website. The material may be deleted along with all your previous posts and other information you inserted on the Website.
 

9     PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY
 

Your use of the Website and the services provided therein is governed by the terms of these Terms of Service and the Consultants 500 Privacy Policy. It is your responsibility to review the Consultants 500 Privacy Policy, which is incorporated by reference, and we suggest that you review the Privacy Policy and print a copy for yourself. The Privacy Policy is posted on the Website and may be updated from time to time. Unfortunately, we cannot ensure that disclosure of your personal information will not occur in ways not described in the Privacy Policy. We may be required by law to disclose information to government authorities, law enforcement agencies or third parties upon subpoena, and you authorize us to disclose information as we believe, in our sole discretion, is necessary or appropriate.
 

10  INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
 

A.  Intellectual Property Rights

You agree and acknowledge that all intellectual property rights to the source code of the Website, its text and graphical elements hereunder, but not limited to text, graphics, icons, logos, UI, and software source code belongs to Consultants 500. These Terms of Service do not transfer from Consultants 500 to you any Consultants 500 or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Consultants 500. The Consultants 500 logo, and all other trademarks and service marks used in connection with the Website are trademarks of Consultants 500. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Consultants 500 or third-party trademarks. You may not without prior written consent of Consultants 500, copy, or distribute the content of our Services to a third party in any way whatsoever, except when part of the normal use of our Services.
 

B.  Published content

As Consultants 500 asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others and desires to offer a platform that contains no content that violates those rights. Our Terms of Service requires that information posted by Registered Users be accurate, lawful and not in violation of the rights of third parties.

If you believe that material located on or linked to by Consultants 500 violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify Consultants 500. Consultants 500 will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. Consultants 500 will terminate a Registered User’s access to and use of the Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the User is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Consultants 500 or others.

Consultants 500 retains
 the right to use all published content by Registered Users for Consultants 500 marketing and promotional purposes.
 

C.  Import information from 3rd party sites

Registered User acknowledges and agrees that when Registered User instructs Consultants 500 to collect certain identifying, portfolio, profile, and review information, among other types of information, from third party website or services, that Consultants 500 will employ both human and technical tools to effect such collection ("Profile Collection").  Registered User:
 

1.   hereby consents to the Profile Collection with respect to each third party site upon with such information is displayed

2.   and represents and warrants that Registered User has any and rights, consents, and licenses necessary for Consultants 500 to perform the Profile Collection and for Registered User to grant Consultants 500 the rights granted herein.
 

11  REPRESENTATIONS, DISCLAIMERS, LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS
 

A.  Registered User Representations and Warranties
 

All Registered Users represent, warrant, and agree:
 

1.   To grant access to an Account only to users authorized to act on behalf of the Registered User and only in accordance with these Terms of Service.
 

2.   To be fully responsible and liable for any action of any user who uses your Account.
 

3.   Not to use your Account, username, or password of another Registered User that you are not expressly authorized to use.
 

4.   Not to allow any third party who is not authorized to do so to use your Account at any time.
 

5.   
Not to use any device, software or routine, including but not limited to any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, robots or denial-of-service attacks, intended to damage or interfere with the operation of the Website or any transaction being conducted through the Website.

6.   Not to intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information from the Website.
 

7.   Not to take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Website infrastructure, including but not limited to “spam” or other such unsolicited mass emailing techniques.
 

8.   That it has the right and authority to enter into the Terms of Service and to transact business hereunder.
 

9.   That they are using the Website solely for the purpose of entering into a bona fide business transaction with other Registered Users.
 

10. That they will not use the Website or its services to defraud or mislead any person or entity, including without limitation Consultants 500 or any Register User.
 

11. That they will not use the Website to violate any law or regulation of the Netherlands or any international law or treaty.
 

B.  Warranty Disclaimer

THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY CONSULTANT 500 OR OUR THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” AS AVAILABLE, AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, ACCURACY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, ARISING BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE IN LAW OR FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OR TRADE). WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE QUALITY, IDENTITY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY THIRD PARTY, OR AS TO THE ACCURACY OF THE POSTINGS MADE ON THE WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY. SOME STATES AND JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR ALL THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO TO THAT EXTENT, IF ANY, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
 

C.  Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR OUR THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER REGISTERED USER FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES PURSUANT TO THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES OR LOSS OF GOODWILL, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT, IN NO EVENT WILL OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY ACTION OR CLAIM RELATED TO THE WEBSITE SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY, EXCEED THE GREATER OF: (A) USD 100 OR (B) THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF MONIES ACTUALLY COLLECTED BY US FROM YOU FOR THE SERVICES TO WHICH THE LIABILITY RELATES DURING THE SIX (6) MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE DETERMINATION OF SUCH LIABILITY. SOME STATES AND JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR ALL THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO TO THAT EXTENT, IF ANY, SOME OR ALL OF THESE LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
 

D.  General Release

If you have a dispute with another Registered User, you release Consultants 500 (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such dispute.

 

E.   Indemnity

You agree to defend, hold harmless and indemnify Consultants 500 from and against any and all losses, costs, expenses, damages or other liabilities incurred by Consultants 500 from and against any cost, liability, loss, damage, cause of action, claim, suit, proceeding, demand or action brought by a third party against Consultants 500: (1) in connection with your use of the Services; or (2) resulting from: (a) your use of the Website (b) your decision to supply credit information via the Website, including personal financial information; (c) your decision to accept offers from other Registered Users; (d) any breach of contract or other claims made by Registered Users with which you conducted business through the Website; (e) your breach of any provision of these Terms of Service; (f) any liability arising from the tax treatment of payments or any portion thereof; (g) any negligent or intentional wrongdoing by any Registered User; (h) your dispute of or failure to pay any Invoice or any other Payment. Any such indemnification shall be conditioned on our: (i) notifying you in writing of any such claim, demand, action, cost, liability, loss or threat of any thereof; (ii) cooperating with you in the defense or settlement thereof; and (iii) allowing you to control such defense or settlement. We shall be entitled to participate in such defense through our own counsel at our own cost and expense. We reserve the right to report any wrongdoing of which we become aware to the applicable government agencies or otherwise.
 

F.   
Links

The Website may contain links to third-party web sites not under the control or operation of Consultants 500. When we provide links, we do so only as a convenience and do not endorse and are not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site.
 

G.  Data

You are responsible for creation, storage, and backup of your business records. These Terms of Service and any registration for or subsequent use of this Website will not be construed as creating any responsibility on Consultants 500 part to store, backup, retain, or grant access to any information or data for any period.
 

12  CONSULTANTS 500 DOs AND DON’Ts
 

A.  Dos. You agree that you will:
 

1.   Comply with all applicable laws, including, without limitation, privacy laws, intellectual property laws, anti-spam laws, export control laws, tax laws, and regulatory requirements;

2.   Provide accurate information to us and keep it updated;

3.   Use your real name on your profile;

4.   Use the Services in a professional manner.
 

B.  Don’ts. You agree that you will not:
 

1.   Act dishonestly or unprofessionally, including by posting inappropriate, inaccurate, or objectionable content;

2.   Use an image that is not your likeness or a head-shot photo for your profile;

3.   Create a false identity on Consultants 500;

4.   Misrepresent your current or previous positions and qualifications;

5.   Misrepresent your affiliations with a person or entity, past or present;

6.   Misrepresent your identity, including but not limited to the use of a pseudonym;

7.   Create a Member profile for anyone other than yourself (a real person);

8.   Use or attempt to use another's account;

9.   Harass, abuse or harm another person;

10. Send spam or other unwelcome communications to others;

11. Scrape or copy profiles and information of others through any means (including crawlers, browser plugins and add-ons, and any other technology or manual work);

12.  Act in an unlawful, libelous, abusive, obscene, discriminatory or otherwise objectionable manner;

13. Disclose information that you do not have the right to disclose (such as confidential information of others (including your employer);

14. Violate intellectual property rights of others, including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights or other proprietary rights;

15. Violate the intellectual property or other rights of Consultants 500, including, without limitation, using the word “Consultants 500” or our logos in any business name, email, or URL unless stated otherwise by us;

16. Post any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation unauthorized by Consultants 500;

17. Post anything that contains software viruses, worms, or any other harmful code;

18.Manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or post transmitted through the Services;

19.Create profiles or provide content that promotes escort services or prostitution;

20.Creating or operate a pyramid scheme, fraud or other similar practice;

21.Copy or use the information, content or data of others available on the Services (except as expressly authorized);

22.Copy or use the information, content or data on Consultants 500 in connection with a competitive service (as determined by Consultants 500);

23.Copy, modify or create derivative works of Consultants 500, the Services or any related technology (except as expressly authorized by Consultants 500);

24.Reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, decipher or otherwise attempt to derive the source code for the Services or any related technology, or any part thereof;

25.Imply or state that you are affiliated with or endorsed by Consultants 500 without our express consent;

26.Rent, lease, loan, trade, sell/re-sell access to the Services or related any information or data;

27.Sell, sponsor, or otherwise monetize an Account or any other feature of the Services, without Consultants 500 consent;

28.Deep-link to our Services for any purpose other than to promote your profile on Consultants 500, without Consultants 500 consent;

29.Remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in or on our Service;

30.Collect, use, copy, or transfer any information obtained from Consultants 500 without the consent of Consultants 500;

31.Share or disclose information of others without their express consent;

32.Use manual or automated software, devices, scripts robots, other means or processes to access, “scrape,” “crawl” or “spider” the Services or any related data or information;

33.Use bots or other automated methods to access the Services, add or download contacts, send or redirect messages;

34.Monitor the Services' availability, performance or functionality for any competitive purpose;

35.Engage in “framing,” “mirroring,” or otherwise simulating the appearance or function of the Services;

36.Access the Services except through the interfaces expressly provided by Consultants 500, such as its mobile applications, consultants500.com;

37.Override any security feature of the Services;

38.Interfere with the operation of, or place an unreasonable load on, the Services (e.g., spam, denial of service attack, viruses, gaming algorithms).

13  MISCELLANEOUS TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

A.  Governing Law

These Terms of Service and the validity, construction, and performance thereof will be governed in all respects by the laws of The Netherlands. You agree that any and all controversies, claims or disputes with anyone, arising out of, relating to, or resulting from these Terms of Service, shall be submitted and settled by the competent court in The Netherlands.

 

B.  Compliance with Law

You are responsible for compliance with applicable Netherlands and international laws, regulation and treaties, keeping in mind that access to the contents of this Website may not be legal for or by certain persons or in certain countries.

 

C.   Modification and Waiver

Consultants 500 will not be considered to have modified or waived any of our rights or remedies under these Terms of Service unless the modification or waiver is in writing and signed by an authorized representative of Consultants 500. No delay or omission by Consultants 500 in exercising its rights or remedies will impair its rights or be construed as a waiver. Any single or partial exercise of a right or remedy will not preclude further exercise of any other right or remedy.

 

D.   Severability

If any part of these Terms of Service is held to be unenforceable, the unenforceable part will be given effect to the greatest extent possible and the remainder will remain in full force and effect.

 

E.  Assignment or Transfer

You will not transfer, assign or delegate your rights or obligations (including your Account) under these Terms of Service to anyone without the express written permission of Consultants 500, and any attempt to do so will be null and void. Consultants 500 may assign these Terms of Service in its sole discretion.


 

F.  Force Majeure

Except for the payment of fees to Consultants 500, neither of the parties to these Terms of Service shall be responsible for the failure to perform or any delay in performance of any obligation hereunder due to labor disturbances, accidents, fires, floods, telecommunications or Internet failures, strikes, wars, riots, rebellions, blockades, acts of government, governmental requirements and regulations or restrictions imposed by law or any other similar conditions beyond the reasonable control of such party. The time for performance of such party shall be extended by the period of such delay.

 

G.     Notice

All notices required or permitted to be given under these Terms of Service, shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been duly given if delivered personally or sent by mailed first-class, postage pre-paid, by registered or certified mail (notices sent by mail shall be deemed to have been given ten (10) business days after mailing) to the addresses set forth below or to such other address as any party shall designate by notice in writing.

 

If to Consultants 500:

 

Consultants 500

Attention Rufus Franck

Frederik Hendrikstraat 99-3

1052 HM, Amsterdam

The Netherlands

 


If to Registered User:

To the address associated with Registered User’s access or login information.

 

H.   Headings and Labels

The boldface paragraph headings in these Terms of Service are included for ease of reference only and have no binding effect.

 

I.  
Integration

These Terms of Service and all documents referenced in these Terms of Service (including the policies listed and available by hyperlink) comprise the entire agreement between you and Consultants 500 with respect to the use of this Website and supersede all prior agreements between the parties regarding the subject matter contained herein as well as any conflicting or inconsistent terms in any Website that link to or are linked from the Website.

 

J.   Survival

Sections 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 will survive any termination of these Terms of Service for any reason.

 

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