Terms & Conditions

The following terms and conditions govern all use of the DesignTrade.net website and all content, services and products available at or through the website (collectively, the “Service”). The Service is owned and operated by Direct Response Media (“Direct Response Media, LLC”). The Service is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, “Direct Response Media, LLC” Privacy Policy) and procedures that may be published from time to time on this Site by Direct Response Media, LLC (collectively, the “Direct Response Media, LLC”).

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Service. By accessing or using any part of the Service, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Service or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by Direct Response Media, LLC, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Service is available only to individuals who are at least 18 years old.

Your DesignTrade.net Account and Site. If you create an account on the Service, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account. You must not describe or assign keywords to your account or product in a misleading or unlawful manner, including in a manner intended to trade on the name or reputation of others, and Direct Response Media, LLC may change or remove any description or keyword that it considers inappropriate or unlawful, or otherwise likely to cause Direct Response Media, LLC liability. You must immediately notify Direct Response Media, LLC of any unauthorized uses of your brand names, your account or any other breaches of security. Direct Response Media, LLC will not be liable for any acts or omissions by You, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.

Responsibility of Contributors. If you operate a store front, sell product, post material to the Service, post links on the Service, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Service (any such material, “Content”) or other services, You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:

 

  • the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
  • if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the Content;
  • you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
  • the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
  • the Content is not spam, is not machine or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
  • the Content is not pornographic, libelous or defamatory (more info on what that means), does not contain threats or incite violence towards individuals or entities, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
  • your store front is not getting advertised via unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, blogs and web sites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods;
  • your store front or product is not named in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company. For example, your social network’s URL or name is not the name of a person other than yourself or company other than your own; and
  • you have, in the case of Content that includes computer code, accurately categorized and/or described the type, nature, uses and effects of the materials, whether requested to do so by social network or otherwise.

 

By submitting Content to Direct Response Media, LLC for inclusion on any services or applications provided by Direct Response Media, LLC, you grant Direct Response Media, LLC a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting your store front or mobile application. If you delete Content, Direct Response Media, LLC will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the Service, but you acknowledge that caching or references to the Content may not be made immediately unavailable. Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, Direct Response Media, LLC has the right (though not the obligation) to, in Direct Response Media, LLC‘s sole discretion (i) refuse or remove any content that, in Direct Response Media, LLC‘s reasonable opinion, violates any Direct Response Media, LLC policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or (ii) terminate or deny access to and use of the Service to any individual or entity for any reason, in Direct Response Media, LLC‘s sole discretion. Direct Response Media, LLC will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid.

Fees. User agrees to either a one (1) month, (6) month, or twelve (12) month contract agreement or any other contract agreement that Design Trade is currently offering for sale. User can opt to upgrade or downgrade their service agreement at any time during User’s contract term. Any plan downgrades will take effect when your next billing cycle begins. In the case of an upgrade, you will be charged for the difference in the cost of the two contracts over the remainder of the original contract term. At the end of the contract term, the contract will automatically renew indefinitely until explicitly cancelled. Cancellation must be issued via Design Trade’s support addresses. Any cancellation must be done three (3) days prior to the end of the contract term to allow for adequate processing time.

Chargeback / Refund Policy. If you cancel your services, your cancellation takes effect on your next billing cycle. This means we won’t be able to refund you for early contract cancellation. All Design Trade accounts begin with an obligation-free trial, which will allow you to evaluate the service. No credit card information is collected to initiate a trial account and charges will only be applied after explicit account purchase. Please sign up for a monthly payment schedule if you are unsure of how long you will be using the service. If you have a question about charges made to your account, please contact us immediately. If the charges were made in error, we will immediately credit your account or credit card account for the appropriate amount. Direct Response Media, LLC has a zero tolerance policy for chargebacks. Any customer who disputes a credit card payment that is found to be valid will be permanently blacklisted and barred from use of the Service. Any past due fees and costs will be sent to collections. If our collection efforts fail, unpaid debts will be reported to all available credit reporting agencies.

Responsibility of Service Visitors. Direct Response Media, LLC. has not reviewed and cannot review all of the material, including computer software, posted to the Service, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Service, Direct Response Media, LLC does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Service may contain content that is offensive, indecent or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes and other errors. The Service may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Direct Response Media, LLC disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Service, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.

Content Posted on Other Services. We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the services and webpages to which DesignTrade.net links and that link to DesignTrade.net. Direct Response Media, LLC does not have any control over those non-Design Trade services and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-Design Trade website or webpage, Direct Response Media, LLC does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Direct Response Media, LLC disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-Design Trade websites and webpages.

Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy. As Direct Response Media, LLC asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by DesignTrade.net or any Direct Response Media, LLC store front or mobile application violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify Direct Response Media, LLC in accordance with Direct Response Media, LLC‘s Digital Millennium Copyright Act (”DMCA”) Policy. Direct Response Media, LLC will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate, by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. In the case of a visitor who may infringe or repeatedly infringes the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Direct Response Media, LLC or others, Direct Response Media, LLC may, in its discretion, terminate or deny access to and use of the Service. In the case of such termination, Direct Response Media, LLC will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to Direct Response Media, LLC.

Intellectual Property. This Agreement does not transfer from Direct Response Media, LLC to you any Direct Response Media, LLC or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Direct Response Media, LLC. Direct Response Media, LLC, Design Trade, DesignTrade.net, the DesignTrade.net logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with DesignTrade.net or the Service are trademarks or registered trademarks of Direct Response Media, LLC‘s licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Service may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Service grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Direct Response Media, LLC or third-party trademarks.

Changes. Direct Response Media, LLC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Service following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. Direct Response Media, LLC may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Service (including the release of new tools and resources, and modification, as well as termination of released features). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

Termination. Direct Response Media, LLC may terminate your access to all or any part of the Service at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your DesignTrade.net account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the Service. Direct Response Media, LLC can terminate the Service immediately as part of a general shut down of our service. All provisions of this Agreement, which by their nature should survive termination, shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Disclaimer of Warranties. The Service is provided “as is.” Direct Response Media, LLC and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Direct Response Media, LLC nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Service will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Service at your own discretion and risk.

Limitation of Liability. In no event will Direct Response Media, LLC, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement or substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Direct Response Media, LLC under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. Direct Response Media, LLC shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

General Representation and Warranty. You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Service will be in strict accordance with the Direct Response Media, LLC Privacy Policy, with this Agreement and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the Service will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.

Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Direct Response Media, LLC, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Service, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.

Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Direct Response Media, LLC and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Direct Response Media, LLC, or by the posting of a revised version of this Agreement by Direct Response Media, LLC. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the Service will be governed by the laws of the state of Florida, USA, excluding its conflict of law provisions, and the proper venue for any disputes arising out of or relating to any of the same will be the state and federal courts located in Florida, USA. Except for claims for injunctive or equitable relief or claims regarding intellectual property rights (which may be brought in any competent court without the posting of a bond), any dispute arising under this Agreement shall be finally settled in accordance with the Comprehensive Arbitration Rules of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Service, Inc. (“JAMS”) by three arbitrators appointed in accordance with such Rules. The arbitration shall take place in Florida, USA, in the English language and the arbitral decision may be enforced in any court. The prevailing party in any action or proceeding to enforce this Agreement shall be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees. If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. You may assign your rights under this Agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions; Direct Response Media, LLC may assign its rights under this Agreement without condition. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.