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Terms and conditions

Terms of Use
 
Last Updated April 12, 2014
I Site Usage
  Ideacoil LLC ("We", "Us" or Ideacoil) provides the ideacoil website to you, the user, which is subject to your compliance with all the terms, conditions, and notices mentioned and referenced herein (the "Terms of Use"). Users of this Site agree that they are over 18 years of age or older. When using any or all services or materials on this website, users shall be subjected to any rules and guidelines applicable to such services or materials.

The Ideacoil site provides an online service for you, the user, to share and post idea questionnaires for either personal or business use to get feedback on. In addition to text-based content, this site also allows you to post feedback and personally owned works such as photos, videos, audio recordings, designs and written works. All content or feedback that you voluntarily choose to post, share, display, or otherwise make publically or privately available on the Ideacoil site, including any content which may be patented, contain sensitive information, or copyrighted intellectual property work (defined below), are all referred to as "User Added Content."

Intellectual Property (Defined):

"Intellectual Property Rights", refer to all patent rights; copyright rights; moral rights; written or signed private document rights, trademarks rights, service mark rights (and associated goodwill); trade secret rights; and all other intellectual property and proprietary rights as may now exist or hereafter come into existence, and all applications for any of these rights and registrations, renewals and extensions of any of these rights, in each case under the laws of any state, country, territory in the United States or other jurisdiction outside the U.S.

II YOUR ACCEPTANCE TO THE TERMS OF USE
  These Terms of Use apply to your use of Ideacoil.com (the “website”, “site”, or “Services”), which is owned and operated by Ideacoil LLC., a limited liability company. These Terms of Use explains the agreement between you and the conditions in which the ideacoil.com website must be used. Your use of Ideacoil shall be deemed to be your agreement to abide by each of the terms set forth below.

The terms:   VisitorsMembersYouYour, User(s) or Registered User, Idea Poster(s), Member(s), Guest(s), Responder(s) refer to any person, groups, organizations, company or third party entity using the ideacoil.com website for personal or business use in any form, which includes, but not limited to browsing the website, posting content, searching, advertising, or conducting any form of activity that involves active or inactive data transferring or the input of information while accessing and using the Idealcoil Site.

The terms:   Ideacoil, Website, Site, We, Us, Our and Our Site refer to Ideacoil LLC, www.ideacoil.com, and ALL parties, entities, or people employed to work for Ideacoil LLC. The term: Ideacoil staff refers to any employee; person or individual(s) hired and employed to work for ideacoil.com, which may be a either a domestically or an internationally based employment agreement.

The term: Company-owned content refers to any online content that is added exclusively by Ideacoil, which may be updated, altered or removed at any time at our discretion.

All Users are required to review these Terms of Use and (Privacy Policy) from time-to-time prior to posting any ideas or content. Rules and Conditions listed under the sections of the ideacoil website are subject to change without prior notification. The most recent version of these Terms of Use will be noted by a referenced date as shown above in the Terms of Use heading.

If at any time after registering, posting or replying to any type of idea questionnaire on the Site, the User chooses to deactivate, remove or delete any content including the user profile itself, the User understands and agrees that any fees collected by Ideacoil prior to the removal are non-refundable.

By using or visiting the Ideacoil Ste or any other services provided to you, you signify your agreement to: (1) All items listed under the ideacoil "Terms of Use" (2) All items listed under the ideacoil "Privacy Policy" Using or posting any content on the ideacoil.com website does not constitute any direct or indirect business affiliation, partnership or employment with Ideacoil LLC or any services offered through Ideacoil.com.

  BY USING OR ACCESSING THE IDEACOIL SITE
  You agree to be bounded by these Terms of Use. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms of Use, please discontinue use of the site and exit immediately. You grant us a non-exclusive right to evaluate all posted content, idea questionnaires, critiques, evaluations, and gather statistical information on users and content posted for the purposes of operating our business and maintaining our Service(s) for the enjoyment of you and for everyone else on the site. The Ideacoil service is a public platform that grants other Users the right to view your information publicly. If you do not wish to publicize or share parts or your part or whole idea questionnaires or responses, your idea questionnaires or replies should NOT BE POSTED ON THE SITE. By using the site, you further agree that selecting to post PRIVATELY, With or without an NDA (NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT) does NOT guarantee that your idea will be kept confidential by other members or users on the site. If such breech occurs, Ideacoil shall not be held responsible for any legal or monetary damages between the person or entity who posted the idea questionnaire and the receiving party (invited or non-invited Guests or Users) user(s) who responded to the posted idea questionnaire.
 

By posting an idea questionnaire, you agree that Ideacoil shall not be held liable for any information you post, be it pieces of a whole or complete information that contains but not limited to classified, confidential, patented-pending, intellectual property or proprietary work.

Any content or information posted can NOT be leased, stolen or falsified information.

You agree that your posted idea questionnaire, which may include response submissions are unsolicited and without restriction; your disclosure will not place Ideacoil under any fiduciary or other obligation; and we are free to use, disclose without additional compensation to you. By acceptance of your submission, Ideacoil does not waive any rights to use similar or related content previously known to Ideacoil, developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you of any state, country, territory or other jurisdiction.

III INTERNATIONAL USERS
 

Any person(s), entity or group located outside the United States (International Users) Wishing to use the Ideacoil.com website may do so provided that the information posted complies with their country, city, state and/or country’s governmental internet usage electronic/digital communication laws, rules, and internet regulations for posting online content.

By posting content on Ideacoil, you understand and agree to comply and abide to any city, state or country governmental laws set forth and mandated to use the internet as a means to access and use the ideacoil website without any penalties, or restrictions imposed by the government of your region or physical location from which the site is accessed from.

You MUST be in compliance with these Terms of Use prior to posting any advertisement or information on the Site. By choosing to post an idea or content, any international User (outside the jurisdiction of United States Laws) understands and agrees that Ideacoil LLC shall not be held responsible for any activity or content that is posted, which may be legal in the United States, but subject to restrictions or (illegal) in any other part of the world.

IV UPDATES TO THE TERMS OF USE
  We reserve the right to modify and amend the Terms of Use from time to time, for any reason, and without any prior notification. The most recent version of the Terms of Use shall be posted on the Ideacoil.com website. Your continued use of the website in any form after an update has been made to the Terms of Use constitutes automatic acceptance of the amended Terms of Use. If you do not agree to any of the amended items in the Terms of Use, you MUST discontinue or stop using the website IMMEDIATELY.

Ideacoil reserves the right to modify any information contained in the Terms of Use, which includes but not limited to adding information that reflects changes in: guidelines, content, correcting information, modifying services, pricing or service fees, and promotional discount offerings and any other viewable information shown on the website without any prior notification

V USER ACCOUNT & SITE INTEGRITY
  All Users are required to enter a custom Username at the time of registration, which cannot be changed once a new account has been created. Users may NOT sign up on the Site with any false real life information such as a fake or fictitious: first name, or last name, or email address, or resident address or telephone number, or PayPal email ID or credit card information.

Users may not upload, insert, program, configure or install any malicious code, tool, software or time-sensitive electronic media onto the site either directly or indirectly from another website. This includes but not limited to any hidden or visible viruses, malware, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, robots or hacks that may compromise the normal functionality or integrity of the Site, and which may or may not be intended to cause damage, obstruct or interfere with the normal operations of the Site or host server. Users may not secretly intercept, confiscate or extract any system information, data, personal information, user profile information, financial records, user payment accounts, associated files, database files or coding that are stored in the ideacoil site folders, directories or server.

Users may not take any action which imposes an unreasonable or excessively large capacity or “data load” on the website’s server, file storage infrastructure or database, including but not limited to conducting service attacks, "spamming" or engaging  in any other unsolicited data overload technique, site security activity or User password by-pass procedure. Any User, person, Member, machine or entity that is found conducting the above mentioned activities on the Ideacoil Site will be reported, subjected to a full investigation, and prosecuted under the full extent of the law.

VI SITE USAGE
  POSTING CONTENT

All and any posted content including on the Ideacoil website is maintained on an "as is" basis, and may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Any posted content or information on the site may be changed or updated without notification sent to the Member or User who posted such content.

CHANGES ON THE SITE

We may make changes including but not limited to improvements in the design, user interface, file structure, system integration, database, coding and location of features, files and services used and accessed from the website at any time without prior notification.

LIABILITY

Ideacoil shall not be held liable to verify any information in reference to posted ideas, content, replies, messages, or general information posted by a Member or a visitor on the Site that inaccurately describes the subject of the content, website, video, image, sound or any other content or piece of information. Such information includes, but is not limited to: erroneous information, personal information, efficiency, clarity, statements, advice or the validity or accuracy of an idea, content or topic posted on the site.

  • Posting Ideas

By posting content, you understand and agree that Ideacoil does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any idea or content you submit or post.  Each Member shall solely be responsible for any and all content that is posted and the consequences of submitting, sharing and distributing content on Ideacoil.com, which may include sharing personal or “owned” information. By using the Site, you agree that all ideas content are owned by You, (the user of the site) and ideacoil will not be pre-screen your idea for validity, “truthfulness” or accuracy of approved responses received by other Users.

  • Posting Reviews

All feedback and reviews submitted by guests are subject to review in order to ensure that Responders follow the general guidelines per the Idea Poster’s instructions. By submitting your feedback, a response or evaluating a specific idea, you understand and agree that Ideacoil does not guarantee that your feedback will be accepted.  Responses may only include information relevant to the question or rating. If responses are found to deviate from the idea, the response will be rejected. If your response is rejected, a second opportunity to respond is not available. Ideacoil does not provide any reason or statement that explains why a response is rejected.

  • Site Changes

We reserve the right to change or adjust posting and idea criteria, fees and make changes to the existing registration forms or User information at any time and without prior notification.

UNAUTHORIZED USES OF THE SITE

You agree NOT to:

Take any action to interfere with any Website(s) or an individual’s use of any Website, including, without limitation, by overloading, “flooding”, “mail bombing” or “crashing” any Website;

Use spiders, robots or other automated data mining techniques to catalog, download, store, or otherwise reproduce or distribute content available on any Website, or to manipulate the results of any Survey or any prize draw;

Send, to Ideacoil, and/or to or from any Website, any illegal, deceptive, or harmful code, including, without limitation, any virus, spyware, adware, or any other harmful code;

Send unsolicited emails, including, without limitation, promotions and/or advertising of products or services;

Open, use, or maintain more than one (1) membership account;

Forge or mask your true identity;

Frame a portion(s) of the Ideacoil Website within another website;

Establish false links on the Ideacoil website.

Post or transmit any threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, or inflammatory material or content or any material or content that could otherwise violate Applicable Laws (as defined herein);

Intentionally or willfully submit falsified data or commit any other fraudulent act(s), including without limitation attempts to earn Incentives or redeem Incentives in any manner that conflicts with the intent of these Terms; attempts to fraudulently earn, redeem, or purchasing points; or tampering with Surveys or links;

Reverse engineer any aspect of any Website or do or take any act that might reveal or disclose the source code, or bypass or circumvent measurers or controls utilized to prohibit, restrict or limit access to any webpage, content or code, except as expressly permitted by Applicable Laws;

Engage in any criminal act(s); or

Encourage and/or advise any individual, including, without limitation, any Ideacoil employee, to commit any act(s) prohibited hereunder.

You acknowledge and agree that Ideacoil will fully cooperate with all legal disclosure request(s) (e.g. court order or subpoena).

Prohibited Items

Users are PROHIBITED from posting any idea or content that contains any of the following:

Information, image, content or language that is or suggest a tone that may be viewed by any other User as defamatory, denigrating, profiling, discriminatory, abusive, hateful, rude, obscene, sexually-oriented, threatening or otherwise objectionable content that can be reasonably construed to be offensive and/or illicit activities of which may pertain to gambling, drugs, alcohol, firearms, or controlled substances.

Information to obtain or to conduct any other unsolicited or unwanted activity, including, but not limited to: pyramid schemes, phishing attempts, spamming, and any other activity that is in violation of applicable internet laws or regulations, including, without limitation, the infringement of any legal rights of others, plagiarizing work, or activities that may violate the privacy or copyrights of any other person.

Conducting or engaging in any of the following items on the site are prohibited:

Wire Fraud

Money Laundering

Racketeering

Extortion

 If at any time, you discover suspicious, offensive, or threatening activity or content while visiting or using the ideacoil website, or any other information that is deemed inappropriate, you may report it by sending us a message.

Posting and Uploading Media

Posting media for another person, client, business or company requires users to meet any one of the following (i) and (ii) two conditions:

Users may post artwork, image, photo, logos, design, video or sound if the user holds a copyrighted, registered or signed document that clearly states in a writing the conditions of ownership.

User has obtained prior written permission from the client, owner, business or organization that owns the right of the media being uploaded into the Site.

  • Uploading Artwork, Images and Photos, Videos and Sound files:
    Any artwork, image, photo, video, or sound uploaded into the site must be no larger than 10MB. No offensive, explicit, illegal or pornographic artwork, image, or design, is allowed on the site. Videos must be clear and should provide a good reference point for your idea. All videos, and sound files are required to be under your ownership or under the ownership of someone who has given you permission to post it on the Site.

     
  • Website References 
    You may reference a personal website in URL form. Include a good photo of the website's cover page to provide more detailed reference. Ideas that contain website links to offensive, pornographic or illegal material will be immediately removed, and the user who posted such links will be permanently deleted.
  • Uploading Documents / Writing 
     Any writing that require longer than 20 minutes of reading (or 4,000 words per 20 minutes) by an average person are not allowed on the Site.
  • Sound Files
     Any sound file that you upload should belong to you. This means that you have created it, and have legal ownership over this sound, music, or voice file. Sound files should not contain any vulgar, obscene or offensive language.
  • Ratings and Custom Questions
     Users have the option to use several rating scales that best fits an idea. Users may not post any ideas or submit responses that contains information or remarks that may be found to be offensive, inflammatory, illegal or suggests the use of violence, killing, threats, assaults, or bullying to one person, a group of people, an ethnic class, a sexual class, a gender, a specific race, or makes reference to the mistreatment of people or disabled individuals. Ideas or responses that are found to contain such remarks will be deleted, and depending on severity of information, users’ personal information may be released to authorities.
  • Rules for Ideas and Responses

By allowing other users to respond to your idea (evaluate, score, rate or answer questions), you agree that responses are opinion-based, and reflect only a personal viewpoint of another user. Users who post ideas may not hold other users (a Responder) or Ideacoil accountable for any response to a question that may be found to be undesirable, misleading or otherwise deemed inappropriate by the person who posted the idea.

VII PAYMENT TERMS
  When you post an idea on Ideacoil, you must submit a valid payment account in order for your idea to be posted.

Account Balance: Ideacoil does not provide any subscription based payment system to post ideas. At the end of your idea expiration dates, your idea will no longer be visible on the site, and any remaining payment that may be left over will be either returned or not collected from your total payment amount. The amount left over cannot be carried over to fund a new idea posting on the Site.

No Warranties: WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO ANY SERVICES SOLD ON OR THROUGH IDEACOIL.

Payment Methods & Limitations

Ideacoil allows you to fund your idea questionnaire responses using a preferred PayPal Account Directly and PayPal Credit Card Processing.

Users who post ideas or submi responses are paid via PayPal.

Users who provide responses to ideas are required to enter in a valid PayPal email ID before proceeding to respond to an idea.

Authority: When you provide funding information to us, you confirm that you are permitted to use that funding instrument. When you fund an idea posting, you authorize Ideacoil (and our designated payment processor) to charge the full amount to the funding instrument you designate for the transaction. You also authorize Ideacoil to collect and store that funding information, along with other related transaction details in reference to your payments.

Failed funding: If you fund an idea payment by debit card and your transaction results in an overdraft or other fee from the card’s associated bank, you are responsible for that fee.

We may revoke your eligibility to use Ideacoil Payments at any time at our sole discretion.

Inquiries: By using submitting payments on the Site, you acknowledge and agree that we may make any inquiries that we consider necessary, either directly or through third parties, concerning your identity and creditworthiness.

Right to cancel: We may cancel any transaction if we believe the transaction violates these Terms of Use, or if we believe doing so may prevent financial loss to Ideacoil. We may also cancel any electronic value accumulated, transferred, assigned, or sold as a result of fraudulent or illegal behavior.

Payment limitations: In order to prevent financial loss to you or to us, we may place a delay on a payment for duration of time, or limit a particular funding method for a transaction, or limit your ability to pay for an idea, or limit your ability to get paid for a submitted response, or deactivate your account.

Sharing of information: In order to prevent financial loss to you or to us, we may contact your funding instrument issuer, law enforcement, or affected third parties (including other users) and share details of any payments you are associated with, if we believe doing so may prevent financial loss or a violation of law.

Account Removal & Payment Balances

If you leave a Balance unused for the period of time set forth by your state, country, or other governing body in its unclaimed property laws, or if you delete your account and leave a Balance, or if we deactivate your account and you do not meet any conditions necessary to reinstate the account within six (3) months, we may process your balance in accordance with our legal obligations, including by submitting funds associated with your Balance to the appropriate governing body as required by law.

Disputes and Intervention: All collected payments are final for idea submissions by User. We may intervene in disputes concerning payments that may arise between you and another user, but we have no obligation to do so.

Duty to notify us: If you believe that an unauthorized transaction has taken place under your account, you agree to notify us immediately, so that we may take action to prevent financial loss. Unless you submit the claim to us within 30 days after the change in your account, you will have waived, to the fullest extent permitted by law, all claims against us arising out of or otherwise related to the transaction.

Agreement to pay: When you submit an idea on Ideacoil, you agree to pay all amounts specified in your transaction along with any applicable taxes.

Security: You are responsible for maintaining the security of your Ideacoil account

Cancelation: You can cancel an idea posting at any time but your idea may run for several days after you notify us, and you are still responsible for paying for the responses approved for that idea.

Tax liability: It is your responsibility to remit any taxes that apply to your transactions. You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any claim arising out of your failure to do so.

Notices and Amendments to These Terms

Notice to you. By using the Facebook Payments service, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically any important information regarding your transactions or your account. We may also provide notices to you by posting them on our website, or by sending them to an email address or street address that you provide on your accounts page.

Amendment guidelines: We may update these Payments Terms at any time without notice as we deem necessary to the full extent permitted by law. The Payments Terms in place at the time you confirm a transaction will govern that transaction.

Conflict of terms: All of the commitments you make in the Facebook Statement of Rights and Responsibilities apply to your use of Facebook Payments. In the event of any conflict between these Terms and the Facebook Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, the Community Payments Terms shall prevail.

Conflict of laws: Some countries may restrict or prohibit your ability to make payments through Ideacoil. Nothing in these Terms should be read to override or circumvent any such foreign laws.

Courtesy translations: These Terms were written in English (US). To the extent any translated version of these terms conflicts with the English version, the English version controls.

VIII ACCOUNT TERMINATION
  Content posted by any User is based upon the assumption that all submitted content a User provides including personal content is original, valid and accurate. Misleading or false information is sufficient reason for us to terminate a User's account. Ideacoil may at any time and without prior notice and in its sole discretion, remove any User and/or posted content, and terminate a User's account for submitting and posting any material that that found in violation of the Terms of Use.
IX EXTERNALLY POSTED LINKS
  1.       Ideacoil may contain links to third-party websites that may or may not be directly affiliated with Ideacoil LLC.  Links shall be provided directly from advertisers for the sole purpose of referencing or displaying third party advertisements. Ideacoil LLC shall not be held liable for the content of any externally linked website.  Any linked URLs MUST NOT direct users to any website that contains offensive, obscene or otherwise objectionable content.

 


All links posted on the Ideacoil website MUST:
  
Be in the form of a text-only link and be clearly marked with its full URL address, for example: https://www.ideacoil.com.

NOT re-direct a User to a hidden website that contains codes for phishing, or  displays offensive, graphic, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable content or is unrelated in any way or form to the posted subject content of displayed on the ideacoil.com website.

NOT contain hidden information, such as but not limited to malicious code, text or characters that may disrupt the normal operations of the website.

X THIRD PARTY CONTENT
  AS A SERVICE TO PEOPLE WHO VISIT THE WEBSITE, IDEACOIL. DOES NOT RECOMMEND OR ENDORSE ANY DISPLAYED ADVERTISEMENT(S), AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY TECHNICAL ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION, OPINIONS, ADVICE, OR STATEMENTS POSTED BY ITS USERS. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EACH USER TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND INTEGRITY OF ALL INFORMATION OR CONTENT SHOWN ON THE IDEACOIL WEBSITE BY THIRD PARTIES.
XI OWNERSHIP
  The Ideacoil.com website and all intellectual property rights included in or related to the Ideacoil LLC. Website (including but not limited to copyrights, logos, website graphics and service marks, copyrights) are all owned and are under licensed by Ideacoil LLC.

 

A User(s) shall NOT, under these Terms of Use have permission to reproduce, reverse engineer, modify, decompile, resale, disassemble, alter or create copies of any information or code found or displayed in the ideacoil Site.

Certain content may be licensed from third parties and all such third party content and all intellectual property rights related to the third party content belong to that respective third party.

Users may NOT use nor remove any copyright, service mark, other intellectual property or proprietary information shown on the Ideacoil.com website without our written consent.  All Ideacoil logos and designs, and services are service marks of Ideacoil LL

VII OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH USERS
  1.         By using the Ideacoil website, no agency, partnership, joint venture, employee/employer or franchisor-franchisee relationship is assumed or established by agreeing to these Terms of Use or between any Users of the Site.

 

Information posted by Users on the website is owned by Ideacoil during the duration of time for which content (ideas and responses are posted for). Ideacoil shall not be held responsible to release Users’ personal information or any other posted content on the site without the User’s prior consent or without the consent of the appropriate governmental authorities or court that holds jurisdiction to release such information (with written documentation that states Ideacoil LLC shall not be held liable for releasing such information and shall be omitted from any wrongdoing.

Any legal action, case, or settlement that may occur between: (i) 2 (two) or more Users, (i) a User(s) and a non website User) or (iii) between a User(s) and a third party, Ideacoil reserves the right to file a lawsuit against the User if any of one of the User’s actions are found to violate any of the terms set forth in the Terms of Use.

XII.   GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

1.         The Ideacoil.com website operates under Ideacoil LLC., which is a company established in New York, NY. Ideacoil.com can be accessed from all 50 states within the United States, as well as accessed from any other country worldwide. The User of the site understands that each of these places may have laws, rules and regulations for internet usage that may differ from those of The United States. By any User accessing and using the ideacoil.com website from any location worldwide, user agrees to these Terms of Use, and agrees that the use of the website shall be governed in all respects by the internal substantive laws of the State of The United States of America, without regard to conflict of law provisions. All form of Users further submit to jurisdiction and venue in the courts located in New York and further agree that any cause of action User may bring arising as a result of using of our website shall be brought by User exclusively in a court located in New York. Ideacoil LLC makes no representation that information or materials on our Website are 100% percent accurate, and accessing them from any territory where our content may be deemed inappropriate or illegal is prohibited. Any User who accesses this site from other locations, do so at their own risk and are responsible for their own content and must comply with the state, federal, and country laws from which the site is accessed and used.

XIII NO WARRANTY
  BY USING THE IDEACOIL SITE, USER UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT IDEACOIL LLC DOES NOT GAURANTEE CONTINUOUS, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE ACCESS TO THE SERVICES OFFERED ON THE WEBSITE.  IN ADDITION, USER AGREES THAT OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE MAY BE INTERFERED WITH OR MAY BE ALTERED BY VARIOUS OTHER FACTORS, WHICH MAY OR MAY NOT BE IN OUR CONTROL.  USER AGREES THAT THE SERVICES AVAILABLE ON IDEACOIL SHALL BE USED AT THE SOLE RISK OF THE USER.

 

Ideacoil shall not be held responsible for any form of transactions that are made or processed as a result of using our site. These transactions may include but not limited to written communication such as the posting of ideas, rating criteria, responses from Users, or verbal monetary transactions, exchanges or communications messages such as text dialogues, written or verbal agreements or contracts, or posted documents between any two or more Users, parties or business entities.

XIV LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
  In the event that a User has a dispute with one other or more Users or vendors of the Ideacoil.com website, you release us from claims, demands and damages (consequential and punitive) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, written or unwritten arising out of or in any way connected with the ideacoil.com website or Ideacoil LLC. You waive the provisions of any law or regulation limiting or prohibiting a general release.

 

By posting an idea, the User understands and agrees that Ideacoil.com is not liable for any behavior or actions that may result from posting such advertisements on the website; including disputes or relationships that may arise of any sort from any situation that involves Users of the ideacoil.com website. This includes a person(s) or groups who have originally posted an ad and the person(s) or groups who engaged in obtaining information pertaining to this ad whether directly through ideacoil.com or indirectly via an externalsource, which includes but not limited to any form of dialogue, or the use of communications media or devices such as personal mails, emails, faxes or telephone calls.

Occasionally, the ideacoil.com website may undergo scheduled maintenance, which may require immediate (emergency) or prolonged maintenance work. We will have no liability, whatsoever, for the unavailability of the Ideacoil.com website service or any content during this time of scheduled maintenance.  We shall not be held liable for any loss of data loss, information or transactions that may arise from these delays, which include service interruptions, personal computer errors or any type of condition that may or may not be related to the website.

IN NO EVENT SHALL IDEACOIL LLC BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUE, OR INFORMATION OR ADVERTISEMENT AS A RESULT OF POSTED CONTENT REGARDLESS OF WHETHER IDEACOIL.COM KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH CONDITIONS, OUTCOMES OR DAMAGES OCCURING.


The limitations of liability provided in these Terms of Use inure to the benefit of Ideacoil, our affiliates and to all our respective officers, directors, employees, attorneys and agents. Some jurisdictions do not permit the disclaimers and limitations contained in these Terms of Use, in which case they are not applicable to you, the User.

Any person, groups or organization that chooses to use, which may include but not limited to browsing, posting, or communicating in any way, may not use the name “Ideacoil” in any connection or suggest that its content are sponsored by the foregoing.

The Ideacoil logo MUST NOT be altered in any way and must be used exactly in accordance with Ideacoil.com specifications. Ideacoil has the sole discretion to approve or disapprove any requests made by its Visitors, Members and Users.

XV OTHER GENERAL PROVISIONS
  To the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Ideacoil, its parent corporation, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses and liabilities, costs and debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from (1) your use and access to the Ideacoil Site; (2) your violation of any third party right and access to the service; (3) your violation of any of these Terms of Use, and your violation of any third party rights including without limitation any copyright, privacy or privacy right or any claim that your content caused damage to a third party.

If any section, part of provisions of these Terms of Use is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision(s) will be struck and the remaining provisions enforced. Headings are for reference purposes only. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. These Terms of Use, and all writings and web pages incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use, set forth the entire understanding and agreement between us with respect to the subject matter hereof.

XV POSTING RULES
  All content posted by a User agrees that any information posted may or may not be reviewed, or may be partly reviewed by us. All parties participating in a submitting an idea, response, a message, or payments in reference to an idea are solely responsible for all aspects of such activities or financial transactions on the Site and for resolving any disputes that arise in connection therewith, including but not limited to the terms mentioned in the Terms of Use. 

All posted ideas on the Site by Users must be accurate and must not mislead other website Users in any way. You may NOT use the Site to conduct any type of fraudulent, unwanted or unsolicited activities such as phishing attempts, pyramid schemes or spamming.

All posted content must NOT contain any vague or material which may be interpreted or perceived as offensive to other ideacoil.com Users and Guests.

Users may not post any material that contains virus infected files, code or links to any viruses, worms, trojan horses, corrupted data or other harmful, obscene, offensive, destructive files or programs on our Site.

Users may not post any content that is infringing, obscene, offensive, hateful, inflammatory, defamatory, harmful, fraudulent, or invasive. Doing so violates these Guidelines and the Terms of Use, and should such content be found, should immediately lead to the termination of the User’s account.

Users may NOT post or promote any content that encourage unlawful behavior, or solicit any form of illegal activity of any kind.

User may NOT post, offer, list, sell or lease any item(s) or idea that are designated in these Guidelines as “Prohibited Items” or that would violate these Guidelines in any manner.

XVI PROHIBITED ITEMS ON THE SITE
  Without limiting any of the restrictions contained elsewhere in these Guidelines or the Terms of Use, the following items may NOT be posted on Ideacoil. Any User who is found posting or advertising any of the items listed below, or any other item which has no direct relationship to a personally owned or patented or licensed item or idea, or an item that falls into any of the following categories, shall be held liable for his/her actions, and if caught, shall prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
  • Child or adult pornographic websites, images, videos, writing or sound file
  • Any obscene or sexually explicit material
  • Illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia
  • Prescription or nonprescription drugs and medical devices
  • Restricted or regulated plants, animals and insects
  • Firearms, ammunition and other weapons and related accessories
  • Martial arts or fighting weapons
  • Fireworks or any destructive devices or explosives
  • False identification cards and police items
  • Military paraphernalia
  • Proprietary Items for which User does not hold a patent pending or patent for
  • Any proprietary idea for which ownership is questionable, unknown or unverified with legal or signed proof or documentation
XVII INDEMNIFICATION
  You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Ideacoil, its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries and each of their respective divisions, members, managers, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, judgments, awards, fines, penalties and costs and/or expenses of any kind, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees  (collective "Losses") and court fees, arising out of, resulting from, in connection with, or caused by, whether directly or indirectly a Your or a User’s breach or violation of these Terms.

You further agree to indemnify and hold harmless Ideacoil from and against, any actions taken by any individual accessing your account, including but not limited to accumulation of Incentives, redemption of incentives, and disclosure of passwords to third parties. By accepting Incentives, you hereby release Ideacoil and its parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their divisions, members, managers, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability regarding the redemption of incentives, use of incentives, or other participation in incentive programs.

XVIII ASSIGNMENT
  These Terms of Use, and any rights and license granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by Ideacoil without restriction.
XIX GENERAL
  You agree that the (i) the Service shall be based solely in New York; and (ii) the Service shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over Ideacoil, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than New York. These Terms of Use shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of New York, with respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any claim or dispute between you and Ideacoil LLC or the Site that arises in whole or in part from the Service shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in New York, New York, United States of America.

YOU AND IDEACOIL AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SERVICES MUST COMMENSE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CASE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

Ideacoil and its logo is a registered service mark of Ideacoil LLC.

 
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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
 
Last Updated April 12, 2014
I Site Usage
 

By using the Service, you give your full consent to the collection and use of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. The Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace this Privacy Policy by posting the most updated version on the Site. It is your responsibility to check this Policy periodically for changes. Your continued use of any services offered on this site constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

II COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
  We may collect and process the following information about you:

Ideacoil is not obligated to release personal or user information any site user regarding another site user for any reason.

Your sign-in and password details in connection with the account sign-in process;

Details or records of any requests or transactions made by you through the Site.

Communications you send to us, for example to report a problem or to submit queries,

Concerns, or feedback, comments regarding the Service or its content, or another user.

Information that you post to the Site in the form of comments or contributions to discussions in blogs.

Information such as user IP addresses may be used for verification purposes.

Information on the processes performed by a user on the Site, such as general searches queries entered, keywords entered, or specific button clicks, and pages visited.

Pricing, fees, and the amounts paid by users to receive feedback on idea questionnaires.

III USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
  We will use the personal information you provide to:
  • Identify you when you sign-in and access your account.
  • Improve our existing services to create a better user experience for everyone.
  • Send you information we think you may find useful or which you have requested from us.
  • Present projects to you when you use the Service which we believe will be of interest based on your geographic location and use of the Site.
  • Service or troubleshoot your account with us.
  • Enable us to contact you regarding any question you raise while using the Site.
  • Analyze the use of the services we provide to improve our content and Services.
  Idea responses or reviews are intended to be private information. In addition to our administrative review team, members who post idea questionnaires are the only ones who should see the posted responses to their ideas. Ideacoil shall not be held responsible or liable for the merit, quality or integrity of responses or feedback provided on the site, weather such responses are deemed to be of exceptional or of subpar standard by the person who posted the idea questionnaire. In addition, Ideacoil shall not be held responsible for responses that are shared, distributed, printed or otherwise viewed by an another person in any way possible.
IV EMAIL AND SITE MESSAGING SERVICES
 

Most activities done on the Site generate automated email notifications for which users will be emailed via the designated email address shown on the user profile page. Some of these notifications serve as receipts for user activity and may or may not allow you to opt out.

You will also receive certain email notifications, for which you may opt-out.

We may send you service-related announcements when it is necessary to do so.

We may send you email relating to your personal transactions and news

V THIRD PARTY SERVICES
  We will never post anything to your accounts with Twitter, Facebook, Google or to any other third-party sites without your permission.

Except for the purposes of providing our Services, we will not release or submit your name or personal information to third parties.

Third-Party advertisement banners or visual signs which are shown on the Site may or may not be affiliated directly with Ideacoil.com. Ideacoil is not responsible for any content displayed on such advertisements and is not responsible to alter, manipulate or eliminate any such advertisements, UNLESS such third party advertisement or content has been found to violate any guidelines mentioned in either this Privacy Policy.

VI VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE
 

By using the site, you understand that any personal information that you voluntarily post is publically available to be viewed by anyone, and this information may become publicly used by another user or another site visitor. Using the site presumes that you have exercised due diligence before posting personal, public, or private information. Ideacoil shall not held responsible for any publically or privately posted information that has been lost, stolen or is in violation of any type of patent, non-disclosure or confidentiality agreement between any two or more members or between an Ideacoil site user or an outside individual, group or entity.

At times, Ideacoil may use demographic and user preference information that allows content to be targeted to the users for whom they are most applicable to

 

By entering and saving a valid credit card or PayPal® account information, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Ideacoil from any form of liability to your financial account, which may include intentional or inadvertent clicks or payment processing activity.

Any information that a user chooses to disclose in posting ideas on the Site, along with approved content and general idea-related information is available to the public.

VII COOKIES
  Cookies are encrypted text files located in browser directories that help users navigate their websites efficiently and perform certain functions. Due to their principle function of enhancing/enabling usability or site processes, blocking, deleting or disabling cookies may prevent users from using the Ideacoil Site to its maximum potential.
VIII WRAP-UP
  Ideacoil will not share personal information about posted ideas to any third party without a user's consent. However, ideacoil reserves the right to disclose your personal information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, or in the good-faith belief that it is necessary to comply with the law.

To modify or delete the personal information you have provided to us, please log in and update your profile. We may retain certain information as required by law or for necessary business purposes.

On request, we will give you a copy of all the personal information about you that we hold. This information is subject to a fee not exceeding the prescribed fee permitted by law.

People under 18 (or the legal age in your jurisdiction) are not permitted to use Ideacoil on their own, and so this privacy policy makes no provision for their use of the site.

Information that you submit through the Service may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) to provide the Service to you. For example, our servers are in the United States. If we transfer your information outside the EEA in this way, we will take steps to ensure that your privacy rights continue to be protected.

 
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