Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions


The submission of information to, and use of, the business listing service ("Service") available through the EntrepZone.com web site (www.EntrepZone.com) is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. By submitting information to, or accessing information from, the Service, You, the end user customer ("Customer") agree to the following Terms and Conditions and represent and warrant that you have the right, power and authority to agree to and be bound by such terms. These Terms and Conditions are a legal agreement between you and EntrepZone.com, operated by EntrepZone International, Inc. ("EntrepZone.com" or the "Company").

If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, do not submit information to, or access information from, the Service. All questions concerning this Agreement should be directed to: Administrator, EntrepZone.com, 2nd floor Praxedes Place Building 5 East Capitol Drive corner Santa Rosa St., Bo. Kapitolyo, Pasig City, Philippines. Company may update these terms and conditions at any time and without notice. The latest version of the terms and conditions is available on the EntrepZone.com website at http://www.EntrepZone.com/bizlegal.

General Provisions


Company Communication

Company utilizes email as its main communication channel with customers. As a registered user, the Customer hereby acknowledges and grants the Company permission to communicate with the Customer via email (as well as other communication channels such as phone and fax) for any purpose the Company determines to be relevant including, but not limited to, system messages, service announcements and updates and other marketing messages. The Company will use best efforts to honor the Customer's request to opt out of marketing messages, but under no circumstances will Company have any liability for sending any email to its registered users / customers. The Company assures the Customer that under no circumstances will it knowingly share personal and/or email information with any third party. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for more information.

Customer Privileges

Customer privileges are granted by the Company to individuals exclusively and are granted specifically to the registered user only. Individual user rights cannot be assigned, sublicensed, distributed, shared, viewed, accessed, or otherwise transferred to anyone without the express written permission of the Company. The Company requires that each registered user maintain a valid email address, username and a password, which shall be utilized for logging on to the EntrepZone.com system. Customers are not permitted to share their individual logon information with others. Company has the right to refuse service to any member that refuses to abide by the terms and conditions herein or abuses their rights related to the EntrepZone.com service.

Submission and Administration of Listings

The Customer agrees not to submit any business descriptions, photographs, financial, contact or other information to EntrepZone.com unless the Customer has received all necessary rights and authorizations, from the business or asset owner (if the Customer is not the owner of the business or asset being listed) as well as the photographer and / or copyright owner of any photographs, to publish and advertise the business or asset on EntrepZone.com. The Customer agrees not to submit any image or other information to EntrepZone.com which contains inappropriate content. The Company may, in its sole discretion but without any obligation to search for such, remove a business or asset listing ("Listing") that is alleged to have been submitted in violation of this provision. In addition, the Company may require additional evidence of compliance with this provision from customers who are alleged to have submitted businesses, assets, or other information in violation of this Agreement. In cases where there are duplicate ad posts referring to the same business or asset uploaded by customers acting on behalf of their clients, the users shall be required to produce proof of authorization from the owner and the Company would require the business or asset owner to determine the rightful authorized user, after which the duplicate listing shall be removed. The Company also reserves the right to remove duplicate business or asset listings if the Customer deliberately makes multiple posts which are substantially referring to the same business or asset in an effort to make the same advertisement stand out.

Each listing availed of by the Customer on EntrepZone.com is permitted for one business for sale / business wanted / asset for sale or lease / asset wanted / entity, and may not be changed or edited in an attempt to sell a different business entity. The Company will, in its sole discretion, terminate the accounts of, and refuse service to, any Customer who repeatedly or knowingly violates this Agreement. Additionally, the Customer agrees to allow the Listing, or any part of it, to be searched, displayed, accessed, downloaded, copied, and otherwise referred to by users of the Customer's website or the EntrepZone.com website. The Company shall have the sole authority to choose the manner in which any business or asset will be searched, displayed, accessed, downloaded, copied, and otherwise used on the EntrepZone.com website and the Company shall have the right to modify the business listing in the exercise of its rights under this Agreement.

The Customer (a) represents and warrants that all businesses, assets, and related information provided by the Customer will be accurate; (b) agrees that the Customer will not permit the posting of a business or asset on the EntrepZone.com system under a name other than the named financial advisors / brokers that have been engaged by the business owner (unless the Customer is the owner of the business or asset) to market the business under the terms of a duly executed listing agreement with the owner; (c) agrees to administer the Listings provided by the Customer and maintain their accuracy at all times; agrees that ad posts shall be valid for 3 months or 6 months, depending on the ad plan purchased by the Customer (for a limited time, starting 23 Oct 2015 until the Company decides to end the promo (“Promo Period”), all ad posts shall be offered for free and shall be valid for a maximum of 6 months until the Company, in its sole discretion, ends the Promo Period with prior notice to customers via the website) and that the Customer has the option to renew the ad for another 3 months or 6 months as the case may be, at the current rates at the time of renewal (if the Customer posted during the Promo Period, the Customer shall also have the option to renew the ad but at the current rates at the time of renewal); (e) the Customer understands that once an ad is submitted, it can no longer be edited, and that the Company shall only accommodate revisions on certain occasions to be determined solely by the Company. To make such requests for revision, the Customer shall send an email to the Company at admin@entrepzone.com

The Company reserves, in a manner consistent with reasonable commercial business practices, the right to remove all or any part of the Listings posted on the EntrepZone.com website. The Company accepts no responsibility for checking the accuracy of reports or data files submitted by the Customer. While the Company shall take all reasonable efforts for data backup and business resumption, the Customer will be solely responsible for retaining back-up copies of all information, photographs and other materials it provides to EntrepZone.com.

Disclosure of Identity of Customer

The Customer is identified on the EntrepZone.com website based on its username upon registration. Such username can be edited any time after registration by accessing the Customer’s profile page once logged in. The Customer also has the option to make its personal information, which includes the name of the Customer, name of business / organization, email address and contact number, visible to or hidden from other users. The Company shall not be liable for damages that may arise out of the disclosure of the Customer’s information which the Customer shares in its own discretion.

The Customer’s username shall be visible when the ad posted by Customer appears on the ads list and on the ad page itself unless the Customer chooses to make post confidential by ticking the “Make deal confidential” in the Post an ad field. This feature is available only to Premium and Broker / Advisor ads.

Submission and Administration of Pitchbook

Customer agrees that information provided, which may include business descriptions, photographs, financial, contact, or other information, for the purpose of purchasing a Pitchbook will be shared with banks / financing companies that the Customer expressly chooses as recipients of the Pitchbook by using the features of our website. The Customer agrees not to submit any business descriptions, photographs, financial, contact or other information contained in each business's data to EntrepZone.com unless the Customer has received all necessary rights and authorizations, including from the photographer and/or copyright owner of any photographs, to publish and advertise the business on the Customer's website or on the EntrepZone.com website. Customer agrees not to submit any image or other information to EntrepZone.com which contains inappropriate content.

The Company may, in its sole discretion but without any obligation to search for such, choose not to forward to banks / financing companies a Pitchbook purchased by the Customer that is alleged to have been submitted in violation of this provision. In addition, the Company may require additional evidence of compliance with this provision from customers who are alleged to have submitted businesses or other information in violation of this Agreement. Each Pitchbook purchased by the Customer on EntrepZone.com is permitted for one submission, and may no longer be changed or edited after submission especially in an attempt to submit a Pitchbook of a different business entity. The Company will, in its sole discretion, terminate the accounts of, and refuse service to, any customer who repeatedly or knowingly violates this Agreement. The Company shall have the sole authority to choose the manner in which the Pitchbook will be transmitted, displayed, accessed, downloaded, copied, and otherwise used by banks / financing companies and the Company shall have the right to modify the Pitchbook in the exercise of its rights under this Agreement. The Customer (a) represents and warrants that the Pitchbook and associated information provided by the Customer will be accurate; (b) agrees that the Customer will not permit the submission of a Pitchbook on the EntrepZone.com system under a name other than the named financial advisors / brokers that have been engaged by the business owner (unless the Customer is the owner of the business) to submit a Pitchbook under the terms of a duly executed agreement with the owner; (c) agrees to administer the Pitchbook provided by the Customer and maintain their accuracy at all times. The Company reserves, in a manner consistent with reasonable commercial business practices, the right to remove all or any part of the Pitchbook submitted on the EntrepZone.com website. The Company accepts no responsibility for checking the accuracy of reports or data files submitted by the Customer. While the Company shall take all reasonable efforts for data backup and business resumption, the Customer will be solely responsible for retaining back-up copies of all information, photographs and other materials it provides to EntrepZone.com.

Use of Information

All information obtained from the Service, including business listings, financial advisor / broker listing, Pitchbook, , valuation reports, and any other information otherwise made available to the Customer in the Service (individually and collectively, the "Content") is proprietary to the Company and its licensors, and is protected by copyright and other Philippine and international intellectual property rights, laws and treaties. The Customer agrees that Content reserved for registered users will be treated as proprietary, maintained as confidential and shall be protected as a trade secret of the Company. The Company does not ensure the accuracy of, endorse or recommend any Content and the Customer uses such Content at the Customer's own risk. The Customer may access the Content solely to obtain initial information from which further evaluation and investigation may commence. The Customer shall limit access to and use of Content to personal and internal use, and shall not use Content obtained from the Service for further distribution, publication, public display, or preparation of derivative works or facilitate any of these activities in any way. The Customer shall not use or reproduce Content obtained from the Service for or in connection with any other listing service or device. The Customer shall not modify, merge, decompile, disassemble, translate, decode or reverse engineer any portion of the Product, or use any data mining, gathering or extraction tool, or any robot, spider or other automatic device or manual process, to monitor or copy any portion of the Service. The Customer shall not access or use any portion of the Service if you are a direct or indirect competitor of the Company, nor shall you provide, disclose or transmit any portion of the Service to any direct or indirect competitor of the Company (by way of example, a "direct or indirect competitor" of the Company includes, but is not limited to, Internet listing services or other business information services and employees, independent contractors and agents of such services). Customers violating these specific terms, specifically those customers searching the Service in an abusive or excessive manner, by automated or manual means, shall be subject to immediate termination of their membership and will be assessed an excessive use fee of PHP20,000.

Payment Terms

The Customer agrees to pay for all services ordered through the EntrepZone.com web site using the payment method indicated and provides the Company express authorization to charge said fees to their payment provider. Should the Customer avail of our services via EntrepZone Advisors ("Advisory Services"), the Customer agrees to pay for the services under the terms that will be agreed between the Company and the Customer and may be a combination of fixed fees, success-based fees, and progress billings, as the case may be. Fees owed depend on the specific type and quantity of EntrepZone.com products, services, information, or deliverables (collectively "Deliverables") ordered. Payment of fees shall not be contingent on any events other than the delivery of the ordered Deliverables. Any legal fees or other costs incurred in collection of delinquent undisputed amounts shall be the responsibility of and paid for by the Customer. If payment is not current, the Company may immediately cease to provide any and all Deliverables to the customer. The fees paid for business and asset listings and other products, whether one-time (for Basic accounts) or monthly (for Premium and Advisor / Broker accounts) are non-refundable, regardless of whether the subscription is terminated prior to the expiration of the ad (3 months or 6 months as the case may be). Monthly payments are only allowed for payments made through credit cards. In case the Customer would be paying using a different payment method (PayPal or debit / ATM cards), the Customer will be charged upfront for the total amount of the ad, which is the stated monthly rate multiplied by the number of months the ad will be valid. No partial month (or partial term if longer than a month) refunds will be provided. The Customer may cancel its EntrepZone.com business or asset listing at any time. The Company reserves the right to change its fees or billing methods at any time. The Company will provide timely notice to affected customers of any such changes. It is the Customer's responsibility to promptly provide the Company with any contact or billing information changes or updates (including email address, credit card numbers, etc.).

Unsolicited Commercial Email (Spam)

The Company prohibits the use of our system or its tools to generate or send unsolicited commercial email (spam). Customers may not use the email services that the Company offers to send spam (i.e. unsolicited commercial email) or otherwise send content that would violate these Terms and Conditions. The Company has the right to revoke the privileges of any customer or company that breaches these terms.

Ownership and License Grant

The Company retains all rights (including Intellectual Property Rights, as defined below), title and interest in the EntrepZone.com web site and all underlying technology and data including any enhancements and improvements thereto as a result of providing the Deliverables hereunder. The Customer will not and will not allow others via manual or automated means (including the use of any robot, spider or other automated process): reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, merge, copy, use, disclose, sell or transfer the underlying source code or structure or sequence of Company's technology or delete or alter author attributes or copyright notices. Customer shall use the EntrepZone.com system solely for their own use and shall not allow others to use the EntrepZone.com system under or through that Customer's username / email and password. Further, the Customer shall not use the Company’ products or services in an unlawful manner, such as for offensive, abusive, libelous, defamatory or other illegal purposes.

Intellectual Property Rights means all intellectual property rights (throughout the universe, in all media, now existing or created in the future, for all versions and elements, in all languages, and for the entire duration of such rights) arising under statutory or common law, contract, or otherwise, and whether or not perfected, including without limitation, (a) all rights associated with works of authorship including without limitation copyrights, moral rights, copyright applications, copyright registrations, synchronization rights; (b) rights associated with trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, trade dress, and the applications for registration and registrations of trademarks and service marks; (c) rights relating to the protection of trade secrets and confidential information; (d) rights analogous to those set forth in this definition and any and all other proprietary rights relating to intangible property; and (e) divisions, continuations, renewals, reissues, and extensions of the foregoing (as and to the extent applicable) now existing, later filed, issued, or acquired.

Limitation of Liability and Indemnification

In no event shall the Company be held liable for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, loss of business, loss of or use of data, or interruption of business) arising out of this Agreement. The Customer's exclusive remedy, and the Company's entire liability under this Agreement shall be a refund to the Customer of the fees paid to the Company hereunder, and in no event will the Company's liability for any reason exceed such fee. The Company (and its officers, directors, employees and agents) shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever arising from the Customer's use of the Deliverables, and the Customer shall indemnify the Company (and the Company's officers, directors, employees and agents), and hold each of them harmless from and against any and all costs, damages or losses by any of them (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees) as a result of a claim by any person other than the Customer arising from the Customer's use or application of the Services or the Deliverables.

Warranty Disclaimers

The Listings and Service are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. The Company makes no promises, representation or warranties, either express, implied, statutory, or otherwise, with respect to the Listings or Service, including their accuracy, operation, conformity to any representation or description, or the existence of any latent or patent defects, and the Company specifically disclaims all implied warranties of merchantability, noninfringement and fitness for a particular purpose and, under the law of the Philippines, the implied conditions of satisfactory quality and acceptance as well as any local jurisdictional analogues to the above and other implied or statutory warranties.

Links to Third Party Sites

This web site may contain hyperlinks to other web sites operated by parties other than the Company which are beyond the Company's control. Parties other than the Company may provide services or sell product lines on this site that take you outside of our service. This includes links from advertisers, sponsors, and content partners that may use EntrepZone.com's logo(s) as part of a co-branding relationship. For example, if you click on a banner advertisement the click may take you off of the EntrepZone.com site. The Company does not control, is not responsible for examining or evaluating, and does not warrant the offerings of, any of these businesses or individuals or the content of their web sites. The Company does not assume any liability for the actions, product, or content of any of these and any other third parties. The Company makes no representations and cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material on such third party web sites. When you click on a link that leaves the EntrepZone.com site, the site you will land on is not controlled by the Company and different terms of use and privacy statements may apply. The Company also does not assume, and expressly disclaims, all liability for any viruses, worms, Trojan horses, defects, or other malfunctions caused by, resulting from, existing within, or in connection with such third party sites and any links thereto.

Other Rights of Company

With respect to Listings, Pitchbook, and other information submitted to the Company, the Customer agrees to grant the Company and its affiliates and their licensees a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sub-licensable right and license (through multiple tiers) to use, reproduce, adapt, perform, display, publish, translate, prepare derivative works from, modify, distribute, sell, and take any other action with respect to such content (in whole or part) worldwide and / or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed, including the right to use Listings and other information submitted to it for publication of all or part of such Listing on the Internet for unrestricted use by EntrepZone.com customers and partners and the right to use Pitchbook for unrestricted use by banks / financing companies that the Customer expressly chooses as recipients. Company shall have sole authority to choose the manner in which any Listing or Pitchbook will be received, displayed and used by the Service, and reserves the right to remove all or any part of a Listing or refuse Services to anyone at any time in its sole discretion. The Company shall have no obligation to (i) resolve disputes among users of the Service; or (ii) monitor or verify the accuracy or proper use of the Listings. The Company reserves the right to modify or change any and all terms and conditions at any time. The most current copy of these terms and conditions will be posted and available for review on the Company's corporate web site at http://www.EntrepZone.com.com/bizlegal.

Miscellaneous

This Agreement, the Service and the Deliverables provided by the Company shall be governed by the laws of the Philippines, without reference to conflict of laws principles. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be severed from the remainder of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. This Agreement shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of the parties and their respective successors and permitted assigns. The rights under this Agreement or any license granted hereunder may not be assigned, sublicensed or otherwise transferred by the Customer without the prior written consent of the Company, which retains the right to withhold consent in its sole discretion. The terms and conditions of this Agreement constitute the entire agreement between the parties and supersede all previous agreements and understanding, whether oral or written, between the parties hereto with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement. All notices to the Company must be in writing and must be sent registered mail, certified mail, or overnight mail with a return receipt requested to the Administrator at the Company.

Advisor / Broker Ads

The following additional provisions of EntrepZone.com's Terms and Conditions are specifically and only applicable to users with Advisor / Broker ads:

Users posting Advisor / Broker ads (“Advisor Ads”) may not use his / her account to list businesses for sale when the member is an employee or owner of said business. Standard Advisor Ads are limited to an individual business broker or agent, and to no more than five (5) total business and asset listings per purchase. Each business or asset listing is valid for 3 months or 6 months as the case may be. Advisors / Brokers can avail of multiple Advisor Ads.

Listing Restrictions

The Customer acknowledges that business amd asset listings will only be added to the EntrepZone.com web site if all contacts added to that listing are registered users of EntrepZone.com. All Listings must be added in accordance with the Submission and Administration of Listings terms, as above. Listings may be for existing businesses, assets for sale, and assets for lease. Other listings include business wanted, asset wanted, companies looking for funding, and franchise opportunities. The Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to remove any listing from the Service. The Company reserves the right to remove listings that are deemed excessive in number or in violation of the Submission and Administration of Listings terms.

Franchise Ads


The following additional provisions of EntrepZone.com's Terms and Conditions are specifically and only applicable to Franchise Ads:

The Customer agrees not to submit any franchise descriptions, photographs, financial, contact or other information contained in each business's data to EntrepZone.com unless the Customer has received all necessary rights and authorizations from the franchise owner as well as the photographer and/or copyright owner of any photographs, to publish and advertise the franchise on the EntrepZone.com website. The Customer agrees not to submit any image or other information to EntrepZone.com which contains inappropriate content. The Company may, in its sole discretion but without any obligation to search for such, remove a franchise listing ("Franchise Listing") that is alleged to have been submitted in violation of this provision. In addition, the Company may require additional evidence of compliance with this provision from customers who are alleged to have submitted information in violation of this Agreement. In cases where there are duplicate Franchise Listings referring to the same franchise uploaded by customers acting on behalf of a client, the users shall be required to produce proof of authorization from the owner and the Company would require the franchise owner to determine which one is authorized, after which the duplicate listing shall be removed. The Company also reserves the right to remove duplicate listings if the Customer deliberately makes multiple posts referring to the same franchise business in an effort to make the post stand out.

Each Franchise Listing purchased by Customer on EntrepZone.com is permitted for one franchise opportunity / entity, and may not be changed or edited in an attempt to promote a different business entity. The Company will, in its sole discretion, terminate the accounts of, and refuse service to, any customer who repeatedly or knowingly violates this Agreement. Additionally, the Customer agrees to allow the Listing, or any part of it, to be searched, displayed, accessed, downloaded, copied, and otherwise referred to by users of the Customer's website or the EntrepZone.com website. The Company shall have the sole authority to choose the manner in which any franchise will be searched, displayed, accessed, downloaded, copied, and otherwise used on the EntrepZone.com website and the Company shall have the right to modify the business listing in the exercise of its rights under this Agreement. Customer (a) represents and warrants that all franchise and associated information provided by the Customer will be accurate; (b) agrees that the Customer will not permit the posting of a franchise business on the EntrepZone.com system under a name other than the named financial advisors / brokers that have been engaged by the business owner (unless the Customer is the owner of the franchise) to market the business under the terms of a duly executed listing agreement with the owner; (c) agrees to administer the Listings provided by the Customer and maintain their accuracy at all times. The Company reserves, in a manner consistent with reasonable commercial business practices, the right to remove all or any part of the Listings posted on the EntrepZone.com website. The Company accepts no responsibility for checking the accuracy of reports or data files submitted by the Customer. While the Company shall take all reasonable efforts for data backup and business resumption, the Customer will be solely responsible for retaining back-up copies of all information, photographs and other materials it provides to EntrepZone.com.

Last Updated: October 23, 2015