Last Modified: April 4, 2021
Eligibility Requirements to Use or Access the Services.
To use the Website or any other Services, you must be (i) at least 18 years old, and (ii) not a competitor of or using the Services for purposes that are competitive with the Company.
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act requires that online service providers obtain parental consent before they knowingly collect personally identifiable information online from children who are under 18 years old. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifiable information from children under 18 years old. If you are a child under 18 years old, please do not attempt to register for the Services or send any personal information about yourself to us. If we learn we have collected personal information from a child under 18 years old, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that a child under 18 years old may have provided us personal information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Affiliates” means any third-party companies which the Company chooses to work with and is considered a part of the Auditopia Platform.
“Connected Account” means the account Users successfully create with the Company’s third-party payment processor, Stripe, in order to complete payments to and from Users.
“Content” means texts, emails, photographs or videos, information, software, images, communication, or other materials including but not limited to profile information, message threads, auditing resources, reviews, calendars, schedules, other information materials.
“Payment Method” refers to credit card, debit cards, and ACH transactions.
“Platform” means the application on the Site used to connect Users.
“Profile” means the User created web profile on the Site in which a User’s information is stored and select information is displayed, such as the information described in the “User Profile” section below.
“Subscription” means the amount to be paid by the User to obtain full access to the Platform, Website, Marketplace, and/or Website Services. All subscriptions are non-refundable. All Subscription fees are subject to change in the Company’s sole and absolute discretion.
“User” means any individual who has registered to use the Platform and has created a profile to interact with each other.
“User Content” means all content Users submit, post, upload, publish, or transmit on or through the Platform, including, but not limited, to chat messaging, or calls made through the Site internal communication application, photographs, profile information, descriptions, postings, and reviews.
Auditopia Site and Marketplace Services
The Company is an online community for internal auditors that allows Users to share resources, learn from each other in Virtual Community Events, and expand their professional education through online courses.
Users acknowledge and agree that the Company does not supervise or direct the Content posted by, and is therefore not responsible for the information posted. The Company does not ensure the accuracy and legality of any Content. For more information about Content standards, please see Prohibited Uses and Code of Conduct and Content Standards below.
Accessing the Website and Account Security
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend this Website, and any service or material we provide on the Website, in our sole and absolute discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, to users, including registered users.
You are responsible for both:
- Making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website.
To register for the Website, you must complete a user profile (a “Profile”), in which you must choose a username and password. With your profile creation, your default screen name will be your first name, which you can later modify if you choose to. By creating a profile, you consent to be visible to other users and/or the public. If you choose, or are provided with, any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Website or portions of it using your username, password, or other security information. The safety of your account is your responsibility. You agree that the information you provide is true, accurate, and complete, will not provide misleading information about your identity, location, skills, or services you provide, and you will update your information to maintain such accuracy and completeness or correct any information that becomes false or misleading. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your username or password or any other breach of security by contacting the Company at email@example.com. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information. You agree that you will not open an account for someone else or log in to someone else’s account and act on their behalf unless you are authorized by the company. You agree that you will act on your own behalf and will not pretend to be any other identify other than your own. You agree that the Person using the account for the business has authority to approve work and make payments using your payment method on file.
Upon registration, your account will be subject to verification, and you may be asked to validate your identity. Failure to validate your identity will result in: 1) incomplete registration or Profile, and 2) denied access to the Site and Site Services. You must provide truthful identification under the laws of the jurisdiction in which you reside. Failure to provide accurate and truthful information may result in account deletion.
Intellectual Property Rights
Ownership of Intellectual Property.
License to Use the Services.
The rights granted to you in this Agreement are subject to the following restrictions:
(a) No Copying or Distribution. You shall not copy, reproduce, publish, display, perform, post, transmit, or distribute any part of the Content in any form or by any means except as expressly permitted herein or as enabled by a feature, product, or the Services when provided to you.
(b) No Modifications. You shall not modify, create derivative works from, translate, adapt, disassemble, reverse compile, or reverse engineer any part of the Content.
(c) No Exploitation. You shall not sell, license, sublicense, transfer, assign, rent, lease, loan, host, or otherwise exploit the Content or the Services in any way, whether in whole or in part.
(d) No Altering of Notices. You shall not delete or alter any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices from copies of the Content.
(e) No Competition. You shall not access or use the Content in order to build a similar or competitive website, product, or service.
(f) Systematic Retrieval. You shall not use any information retrieval system to create, compile, directly or indirectly, a database, compilation, collection or directory of the Content or other data from the Services.
All trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on the Services are either the Company’s property or the property of third parties. You may not use such trademarks, logos, or service marks without the prior written consent of their respective owners.
- Your computer may temporarily store copies of such materials in RAM incidental to your accessing and viewing those materials.
- You may store files that are automatically cached by your Web browser for display enhancement purposes.
- If we provide desktop, mobile, or other applications for download, you may download a single copy to your computer or mobile device solely for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you agree to be bound by our end user license agreement for such applications.
- We currently maintain social media accounts at:
- LinkedIn (http://linkedin.com/company/71167259/)
- Twitter (http://twitter.com/Auditopia1)
- Facebook (http://facebook.com/auditopiacommunity)
If we provide social media features with the above sites and/or applications with certain content, you may take such actions as are enabled by such features. We may provide additional social media features on other sites and/or applications and any such actions are to be used in accordance with the terms therein.
You must not:
- Modify copies of any materials from this Website.
- Use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences, or any graphics separately from the accompanying text.
- Delete or alter any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from this site.
Prohibited Uses and Code of Conduct
- In any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the US or other countries).
- For the purpose of exploiting, harming, or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any way by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable information, or otherwise.
- To transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material, including any “junk mail,” “chain letter,” “spam,” or any other similar solicitation.
- To impersonate or attempt to impersonate the Company, a Company employee, another user, or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email addresses or screen names associated with any of the foregoing).
- To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Website, or which, as determined by us, may harm the Company or users of the Website, or expose them to liability.
You also hereby acknowledge:
- Use of foul, discriminating, incident language or slurs between users of the Site will not be tolerated.
- Cyber bullying, cohesion, or like intentions to defame, destroy, intimidate others is not tolerated and will be met with the full force if any user is found to be engaging in any action that can be construed as harmful to any user. The Company may terminate your use of the Website if it finds you have engaged in any of the foregoing activities, in its sole and absolute discretion.
- Expulsion from the site, deletion of account, and any monies still owed to the Company may be taken at the time of account removal. The Company reserves all rights to make these decisions in its sole and absolute discretion.
- If removed from the Site for violating terms of service or any agreement listed in here does not entitle any User to any form of refund.
Additionally, you agree not to:
- Use the Website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any other party’s use of the Website, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Website.
- Use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Website.
- Use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Website.
- Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.
- Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to the Website.
- Attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of- service attack.
- Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.
The Site and Platform may contain message boards, chatrooms, profiles, forums, the “Share Resource” feature, and other interactive features that allow users to post, upload, submit, publish, display, or transmit to other users or other persons content or materials (collectively, “User Content”) on or through the Services.
You are solely responsible for your User Content. Please consider carefully what you choose to share. All User Content must comply with the Content Standards set forth below. Any User Content you post on or through the Services will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You assume all risks associated with the use of your User Content. This includes any reliance on its accuracy, completeness, reliability, or appropriateness by other users and third parties, or any disclosure of your User Content that personally identifies you or any third party. You agree that the Company shall not be responsible or liable to any third party for any User Content posted by you or any other user of the Services.
You further agree that the Company shall not be responsible for any loss or damage incurred as the result of any interactions between you and other Users. Your interactions with other Users are solely between you and such Users. If there is a dispute between you and any other User, we are under no obligation to become involved.
You retain ownership of User Content you post to the Site. You hereby grant to the Company an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free and fully paid, transferable, perpetual, and worldwide license to reproduce, distribute, publicly display and perform, prepare derivative works of, incorporate into other works, and otherwise use and exploit your User Content, and to grant sublicenses of the foregoing rights, in connection with the Services and the Company’s business including, without limitation, for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Services in any media formats and through any media channels.
You agree not to send, knowingly receive, upload, transmit, display, or distribute any User Content that does not comply with the following standards (“Content Standards”). User Content must not:
(a) Violate Laws or Obligations. Violate any applicable laws or regulations (including intellectual property laws and right of privacy or publicity laws), or any contractual or fiduciary obligations.
(b) Promote Illegal Activity or Harm to Others. Promote any illegal activity; advocate, promote, or assist any unlawful act; or create any risk of any harm, loss, or damage to any person or property.
(c) Infringe Intellectual Property Rights. Infringe any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, or other intellectual property rights of any other person.
(d) Defamatory, Abusive, or Otherwise Objectionable Material. Contain any information or material that we deem to be unlawful, defamatory, trade libelous, invasive of another’s privacy or publicity rights, abusive, threatening, harassing, harmful, violent, hateful, obscene, vulgar, profane, indecent, offensive, inflammatory, humiliating to other people (publicly or otherwise), or otherwise objectionable. This includes any information or material that we deem to cause annoyance, inconvenience, or needless anxiety, or be likely to upset, embarrass, alarm, or annoy another person.
(e) Promotion of Sexually Explicit Material or Discrimination. Promote sexually explicit or pornographic material, violence, or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age.
(f) Fraudulent Information or Impersonation. Contain any information or material that is false, intentionally misleading, or otherwise likely to deceive any person including, without limitation, impersonating any person, or misrepresenting your identity or affiliation with any person or organization.
(g) Commercial Activity. Involve commercial activities or sales, such as contests, sweepstakes, and other sales promotions, barter, or advertising.
(h) Endorsement by the Company. Represent or imply to others that it is in any way provided, sponsored, or endorsed by the Company or any other person or entity, if that is not the case.
Monitoring and Enforcement.
We reserve the right at all times, but are not obligated, to:
(b) remove or reject any User Content for any or no reason in our sole discretion.
(c) disclose any User Content, your identity, or electronic communication of any kind to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request, or to protect the rights or property of the Company or any other person.
(d) Terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Services for any or no reason, including without limitation, any violation of this Agreement.
The Company shall use commercially reasonable efforts to remove objectional content that does not conform to our Content Standards, but the Company cannot ensure prompt removal of questionable User Content. Accordingly, the Company and its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees or agents, assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications, or content provided by any user or third party. The Company shall have no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or non-performance of the activities described in this Section.
Copyright Infringement (Digital Millennium Copyright Act Policy).
The Company respects the intellectual property of others and expects users of the Services to do the same. It is the Company’s policy to terminate the users of our Services who are repeat infringers of intellectual property rights, including copyrights. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and wish to have the allegedly infringing material removed, please provide the following information in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to our designated copyright agent:
(a) a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf;
(b) a description of the copyrighted work that you allege has been infringed;
(c) a description of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled;
(d) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located;
(e) your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and email address;
(f) a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the objectionable material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or under the law; and
(g) 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.
Please note that pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(f), any misrepresentation of material fact in a written notification automatically subjects the complaining party to liability for any damages, costs, and attorneys’ fees incurred by us in connection with the written notification and allegation of copyright infringement.
Designated copyright agent for the Company:
415 Boston Post Rd
Milford, CT 06460
Feedback to the Company.
If you provide the Company with any feedback or suggestions regarding the Services (“Feedback”), you hereby assign to the Company all rights in such Feedback and agree that the Company shall have the right to use and fully exploit such Feedback and related information in any manner it deems appropriate. The Company will treat any Feedback that you provide to the Company as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You agree that you will not submit to the Company any information or ideas that you consider to be confidential or proprietary.
The Company uses a third-party payment processing company, Stripe, as the payment provider for payment services on the Site. The Company is not responsible or liable in any way for third party losses, damages, lawsuits, actions, or claims. By using the Website, Users release the Company from any liability resulting from use of third-party payment services. If you have questions regarding Stripe, please contact Stripe at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Stripe website to review their Terms of Service.
Reliance on Information Posted
The information presented on or through the Website is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
This Website may include content provided by third parties and all statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by the Company, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Company. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.
Changes to the Website
We may update the content on this Website from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
Information About You and Your Visits to the Website
Other Terms and Conditions
Linking to the Website and Social Media Features
You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part without our express written consent.
This Website may provide certain social media features that enable you to:
- Link from your own or certain third-party websites to certain content on this Website.
- Send emails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on this Website.
- Cause limited portions of content on this Website to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party websites.
You may use these features solely as they are provided by us, and solely with respect to the content they are displayed with, and otherwise in accordance with any additional terms and conditions we provide with respect to such features. Subject to the foregoing, you must not:
- Establish a link from any websites that is not owned by you.
- Cause the Website or portions of it to be displayed on, or appear to be displayed by, any other site, for example, framing, deep linking, or in-line linking.
- Link to any part of the Website other than the homepage.
You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to stop. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our discretion.
Links from the Website
If the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links, if applicable. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.
Disclaimer of Warranties
You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the Website will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, THE COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Limitation on Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, MEMBERS, OWNERS, PARTNERS, OFFICERS, OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITES OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.
Limitation on Time to File Claims
Waiver and Severability
Your Comments and Concerns
This website is operated by Auditopia, LLC.
All notices of copyright infringement claims should be sent to: email@example.com.
All other feedback, comments, requests for technical support, and other communications relating to the Website should be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org