Last updated: August 25, 2020
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We will NOT share your personal information with others, unless required to do so by law.
For information on how we use your personal information - refer to the PRIVACY POLICIES page.
You must be the legal age of majority in your state of residence or otherwise able to form a binding contract with ILikeSmallBiz in order to use the Services. In no event is use of the Services permitted by those under the age of 13.
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1. Auto-Renewals and Paid Accounts
ILikeSmallBiz offers the limited use of the Services to new customers who provide a valid payment instrument, such as a credit card or other payment method. If you choose a paid Membership, you authorize ILikeSmallBiz to charge your payment method a recurring monthly membership fee or annual membership fee, as applicable. If you wish to use additional Services beyond those included in the Trial Offer, you may be asked to separately purchase those Services or to upgrade to a paid membership prior to the end of the Trial Offer period. Please visit our Membership Options page for additional details on our available memberships. We reserve the right to change our pricing from time to time, but our price changes will always be prospective and not retroactive.
ILikeSmallBiz may automatically charge you at the end of the trial or for a membership renewal unless you notify us that you want to cancel or downgrade your membership. You can downgrade an auto-renewing paid membership to a free account at any time.
To ensure uninterrupted service and to enable you to conveniently purchase additional products and services, ILikeSmallBiz will store and update (e.g. upon expiration) your payment method on file. If we are unable to charge your designated payment method for any reason, we reserve the right to automatically downgrade your paid plan to a lower-priced plan or to suspend your paid membership until your designated payment method can be charged again. Please note that it is your responsibility to maintain current billing information on file with ILikeSmallBiz.
2. Refund Policy
We want you to be 100% satisfied with our Services. If you are less than satisfied or believe there has been an error in billing, please contact our Customer Service Department by email at email@example.com immediately so that we can help you resolve the issue, provide a refund or offer credit that can be used for future Services.
When contacting us, please include any details relating to the Services you have purchased so that we can ensure you are completely satisfied with your ILikeSmallBiz experience. All refund requests must be made within 30 days of purchase. If you wish to cancel an annual membership, you may apply to receive a prorated refund for the remaining time which has not been used. In order to apply for a refund relating to an annual membership, please email our Support department.
3. Membership Downgrade
To downgrade your membership online, please click here and follow the instructions.
Please note that, if you fail to provide a payment on time, ILikeSmallBiz reserves the right to downgrade your membership without prior notice.
otherwise represented by an attorney, including a Participating Attorney, you represent yourself in any legal matter you undertake through our Services.
ILikeSmallBiz is not a "Lawyer Referral Service". The directory of lawyers published on our website is provided to the public free of charge and is for informational purposes only. ILikeSmallBiz does not endorse or recommend any attorney nor does it make any warranty as to the qualifications or competency of any attorney.
4. Interactions with Businesses on ILikeSmallBiz
When you use our Services, you will have the opportunity to initiate contact with other businesses. Participating businesses are independent entities who provide products and services to the public. If you choose to communicate with or purchase products or services of a business listed on ILikeSmallBiz, please note the following:
ILIKESMALLBIZ SHALL HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY OF ANY KIND FOR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES RENDERED BY ANY BUSINESS YOU ENCOUNTER ON OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE, AND ANY USE OR RELIANCE ON SUCH PRODUCTS ANDSERVICES IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
5. Business Profiles on our Website are Advertisements
Business profiles on our website are advertisements and should be interpreted as such. ILikeSmallBiz does not investigate, verify or warrant the accuracy of the information contained in any business profile on our website. Participating businesses are independent entities and are solely responsible for the services they provide and the representations about themselves they make. You are solely responsible for assessing the quality, integrity, suitability and trustworthiness of all persons with whom you communicate.
6. Using the Service
We grant you permission to use the Services subject to these Terms. Your use of the Services is at your own risk, including the risk that you might be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, objectionable, incomplete, fails to provide adequate warning about potential risks or hazards, or is otherwise inappropriate.
The Services may be modified, updated, interrupted, suspended or discontinued at any time without notice or liability.
You must create an Account and provide certain information about yourself in order to use some of the features that are offered through the Services. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Account password. You are also responsible for all activities that occur in connection with your Account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your Account. We reserve the right to close your Account at any time for any or no reason.
7. Termination of Membership and Access Restriction
ILikeSmallBiz reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to downgrade or terminate your access to the Services, for any reason and at any time without prior notice. For example, we may suspend or terminate your use of the Services if you are not complying with these Terms, or if you are using the Services in a manner that would expose us to legal liability, disrupt the Services or disrupt others' use of the Services.
If ILikeSmallBiz elects to terminate your account, ILikeSmallBiz will provide you with notice at your registered email address. ILikeSmallBiz also reserves the right to modify or discontinue, either temporarily or permanently, any part of its Services with notice. You agree that ILikeSmallBiz will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of your membership in the Services.
8. Consent to Receive Emails
By creating an account, you agree that you may receive communications from ILikeSmallBiz, such as newsletters, special offers, and account reminders and updates. You also understand that you can remove yourself from these communications by clicking the "Unsubscribe" link in the footer of the actual email.
9. Acceptable Use of Communications Services
Our Services include a large number of what are collectively called "Communications Services." These include services such as reviews, comment threads, blog posts, question and answer products, customer service communication forums, calendars, and other message services. You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send, and receive messages or materials proper to and related to the particular Communication Service. When using a Communication Service, you agree that you will not do any of the following:
- Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others.
- Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any names, materials, or information that is considered inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, or unlawful.
- Create a false identity, represent yourself as someone else, or sign an agreement as someone else or on behalf of someone else or otherwise falsify or delete in an uploaded file any significant attributions or notices.
- Upload photos or files that contain software or other material protected either by intellectual property laws or by the rights of privacy or publicity except when
- you own or control the necessary rights, or
- you have received all necessary consents to do so.
- Upload corrupted files, files that contain viruses, or any other files that may damage the operation of another's computer.
- Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
- Harvest or otherwise collect personally identifiable information about others, without their consent.
- Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines, which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
- Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
Although ILikeSmallBiz has no obligation to monitor the content and reviews, we reserve the right, in our own discretion, to review and remove materials that are posted, in whole or in part. ILikeSmallBiz reserves the right to disclose any materials posted, information or activity as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request.
10. No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
You can only use our Services if they do not conflict with or violate the laws of your jurisdiction(s). The availability of our Services in your jurisdiction(s) is not an invitation or offer by ILikeSmallBiz to access or use our website or Services. By using our Services, you accept sole responsibility that you or any family member's use of or access to our Services does not violate any applicable laws in your jurisdiction(s). To enforce this provision, ILikeSmallBiz reserves the right to refuse membership, or suspend or terminate your account immediately and without prior notice at our sole discretion.
The following are specifically excluded or prohibited:
- Products or services that are illegal in the jurisdiction in which they are located.
- Promotions or services that target individuals under the age of 18. Promotions for products and services that are designed for use by children must target the parent or legal guardian – not the child.
- Posting of businesses or events that target, harass or defame individuals or groups of individuals. These include hate groups and those who promote violence against others.
You may not hack, "scrape" or "crawl" ILikeSmallBiz.com whether directly or through intermediaries such as spiders, robots, crawlers, scrapers, framing, iframes or RSS feeds, or otherwise access or attempt to access any information ILikeSmallBiz has not intentionally made available to you on its website via purchased subscription. Your use of the ILikeSmallBiz website does not entitle you to resell any ILikeSmallBiz content without prior express written consent from ILikeSmallBiz.
11. License Grant
Subject to your compliance with these Terms, you are hereby granted a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable, revocable license to use the Services as we intend for them to be used. As a registered ILikeSmallBiz user, you are licensed to keep, for your own personal records, electronic or physical copies of documents you have created on ILikeSmallBiz. Any rights not expressly granted in these Terms are reserved by ILikeSmallBiz.
When you transmit user content on ILikeSmallBiz, you hereby grant ILikeSmallBiz and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display any such content, including throughout the world in any media. If you submit feedback or suggestions about our Services, we may use your feedback or suggestions without obligation to you.
Resale or unauthorized distribution of materials downloaded from the ILikeSmallBiz website is strictly prohibited. Use of these materials is for your personal or business use. Any resale or redistribution of our materials requires the express, written consent of ILikeSmallBiz.
12. Intellectual Property Rights
ILikeSmallBiz retains all right, title and interest in and to its products and services, including, without limitation, software, images, text, graphics, illustrations, logos, service marks, copyrights, photographs, videos, music, and all related intellectual property rights. Except as otherwise provided in this agreement, you may not, and may not permit others to:
- reproduce, modify, translate, enhance, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or create derivative works of any of our products and services;
- sell, license, sublicense, rent, lease, distribute, copy, publicly display, publish, adapt or edit any of ILikeSmallBiz’s products and services; or
- circumvent or disable any security or technological features of our products and services.
The above is not meant to prohibit business owners from using, displaying or posting the reviews that have been written about their business by our users. Users should understand that reviews and other information that is posted on ILikeSmallBiz may be used by business owners in their promotions, on their web site or on social media.
The design, text, graphics and selection and arrangement thereof and services and all other content found on our website ("Service Content") are copyright © ILikeSmallBiz. All rights reserved.
You may not copy, imitate or use the ILikeSmallBiz name or logo, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent. The names of actual companies and products you might encounter through us may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Nothing in these Terms or the Services should be understood as in any way granting any license or right to use any of trademarks displayed on our website.
13. Copyright and DMCA
We respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement and terminate accounts of repeat infringers according to the process set out in the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
If you believe that any material on our website infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, you may file a DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement with ILikeSmallBiz's support department: firstname.lastname@example.org.
14. Links to Third Party Sites
ILikeSmallBiz's website contains links to third party resources and businesses on the Internet, called here "links" or "Linked Sites." Those links are provided for your convenience to help you identify and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest to you. ILikeSmallBiz does not sponsor and is not legally associated with any third party "linked sites
ILikeSmallBiz does not control, endorse or monitor the contents of any Linked Site. That includes, without limitation, any further link contained in a Linked Site, and any changes or updates to a Linked Site. ILikeSmallBiz is not responsible for webcasting or for any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. These Terms do not cover your interaction with Linked Sites. You should carefully review the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third party sites.
If you use any service provided on a Linked Site, (a) ILikeSmallBiz will not be responsible for any act or omission of the third party, including the third party's access to or use of your customer data and (b) ILikeSmallBiz does not warrant or support any service provided by the third party.
15. Disclaimer of Representations and Liability
Please read this section carefully as it affects your rights
The information, software, products, and services made available through ILikeSmallBiz may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. ILikeSmallBiz and/or its suppliers may at any time make improvements or changes to our Services. Information received via ILikeSmallBiz should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal, or financial decisions. You should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your situation. In short, your use of our Services is at your own risk.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ILIKESMALLBIZ AND ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS AND DISTRIBUTORS MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ABOUT THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PROVIDED BY OTHERS. INFORMATION AND OPINIONS RECEIVED VIA THE WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL ILIKESMALLBIZ, ITS AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS OR DISTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY LOSS OF USE, DATA, BUSINESS, OR PROFITS, REGARDLESS OF LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER OR NOT ILIKESMALLBIZ HAS BEEN WARNED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND EVEN IF A REMEDY FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
ILIKESMALLBIZ'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ALL CLAIMS RELATING TO THE SERVICES SHALL IN NO EVENT EXCEED THE GREATER OF $500 OR THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO ILIKESMALLBIZ FOR THE 12 MONTHS PRECEDING THE SERVICES IN QUESTION.
16. Release and Indemnity
On behalf of yourself and your heirs, executors, agents, representatives, and assigns, fully release, forever discharge, and hold ILikeSmallBiz, your Program Sponsor and its affiliates and their respective officers, employees, directors and agents harmless from any and all losses, damages, expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, rights, claims, and actions of any kind and injury (including death) arising out of or relating to your use of the Service. You agree that this release has been freely and voluntarily consented to and you confirm that you fully understand what you are agreeing to.
You agree to indemnify and hold ILikeSmallBiz, your Program Sponsor and its affiliates and their respective officers, employees, directors and agent harmless from any and all losses, damages, expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, rights, claims, actions of any kind and injury (including death) arising out of any third party claims relating to your use of the Service, your violation of these Terms or your violation of any rights of another.
17 Controlling Law
These Terms will be governed by Florida law except for its conflicts of laws principles.
18. Entire Agreement
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and ILikeSmallBiz with respect to the subject matter of these Terms, and supersede and replace any other prior or contemporaneous agreements, or terms and conditions applicable to the subject matter of these Terms. These Terms create no third party beneficiary rights.
19. Waiver, Severability and Assignment
ILikeSmallBiz's failure to enforce a provision is not a waiver of its right to do so later. If a provision is found unenforceable, the remaining provisions of the Terms will remain in full effect and an enforceable term will be substituted reflecting our intent as closely as possible. You may not assign any of your rights under these Terms, and any such attempt will be void. ILikeSmallBiz may assign its rights to any of its affiliates or subsidiaries, or to any successor in interest of any business associated with the Services.
We may revise these Terms from time to time, and will always post the most current version on our website. If a revision meaningfully reduces your rights, we will notify you (by, for example, posting on our blog or on this page). By continuing to use or access the Services after the revisions come into effect, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms.
If you have any questions or concerns, please visit our Contact Us page at any time.
21. North Carolina Residents
If you are a North Carolina resident, the following provisions will apply to your purchases from ILikeSmallBiz:
- The disclaimers of warranties and limitations of liability herein will not apply to you.
- These Terms will not be construed to limit your recovery of damages or other remedies.
- These Terms will not be construed to require you to agree to jurisdiction or venue in any state other than North Carolina for resolution of disputes between you and ILikeSmallBiz.