SBDCGlobal.com - Terms of Use on SBDCGlobal.com

By registering on SBDCGlobal.com you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following Terms of Use as well as our Privacy Policy.

The term "SBDCGlobal.com" or "us" or "we" or “our” refers to the owner and funding agencies of the website. The term "User" refers to the user or viewer of the website.

By accessing or using this website, all users agree, without limitation to be legally bound by and to comply with the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy contained here. Please read the Terms carefully before using the site. If you do not accept all of the Terms of Use please do not use SBDCGlobal.com.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

Liability:

  • The University of Texas at San Antonio, the University of Texas System Board of Regents, the Institute of Economic Development, the South West Texas Border Region Small Business Development Center, the International Trade Center, the Association of Small Business Development Centers, the Universidad Veracruzana, the Asociación Mexicana de Centros para el Desarrollo de la Pequeña Empresa, and the United States Agency for International Development do not provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

  • Creating and adding products to be posted as buy requests or sell offers on this website is done at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any product or negotiations done on this website meets your specific requirements. We do not provide for any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness, suitability, payment, or delivery of the products made available or offered on this website for any particular purpose.

  • This website should not be used for competitive purposes or for the removal of intellectual property of others.Posting product details and information on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable.

  • The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

  • SBDCGlobal.com is not liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.

  • SBDCGlobal.com may provide links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s).

  • Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of SBDCGlobal.com. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

  • Every effort is made to keep the website up and running. However, we take no responsibility for and will not be liable for the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

  • By accepting the Terms of Use, one acknowledges that SBDCGlobal.com is not liable to the User or any third parties for any inability to use the Site, whether due to disruption, limited access, changes to or termination of any features on the Site or otherwise, and for any delays, errors or omissions with respect to any communications or transmission, or any damage arising from the use of the Site. SBDCGlobal.com can not be held responsible also for the inability of the User to use the Site or any of its features.

  • SBDCGlobal.com and the SBDC Counselor is not involved in the actual transaction between negotiating parties. SBDCGlobal.com does not represent the seller or the buyer in any transactions and does not charge any commissions from the parties of negotiation. As a result, SBDCGlobal.com and the SBDC Counselor have no control over and are not responsible for the quality, safety, availability or legality of the provider's items in trades, the truth or accuracy of the items and their information, the ability of traders to fulfill their obligation in any trade agreement.

  • Users are responsible for all of the transactions conducted on, through or as a result of the use of SBDCGlobal.com, including, without limitation, terms regarding payment, returns, warranties, shipping, insurance, fees, taxes, licenses, fines, handling, transportation and storage.

  • SBDCGlobal.com is not involved in the actual transaction between buyers and sellers, in the event that any user has a dispute with any party to a transaction, the User releases SBDCGlobal.com from all claims, costs, expenses, demands and damages, actual and consequential, of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

  • User expressly understands and agrees that the use of the features and services of this web site is at User's own risk. SBDCGlobal.com cannot always foresee or anticipate technical or other difficulties. These difficulties may result in loss of data or other service interruptions. Also, any material or information downloaded or otherwise obtained through the Site is done at each User's sole discretion and risk and each User is solely responsible for any damage to its computer system or loss of data that may result from the download of any such material.

  • SBDCGlobal.com makes no warranty that (1) the features, products and services provided by the Site will meet User's requirements, (2) The service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (3) The results that may be obtained from the use of the services will be accurate or reliable, (4) The quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by User through the features and services of this Site will meet User's expectations.

  • IN NO EVENT WILL SBDCGlobal.com BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR ANY USE OF THIS WEB SITE, OR ANY OTHER HYPERLINKED WEB SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA OR OTHERWISE.

  • SBDCGlobal.com reserves the right to deny any User's access to the Site for whatever reason in order to protect the site’s interests.

  • We will not distribute information without the individuals consent.

  • Unauthorized use of this website may give to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

  • The content of the pages of this website is subject to change without notice.

  • The content of the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy are subject to change without notice.

Use of Site:

  • The User warrants and agrees that it has obtained all necessary third party copyright or trademark licenses and permissions and shall be solely responsible for ensuring that any material or information it posts on the Site or provides to SBDCGlobal.com, or the products represented, do not violate the copyright, trademark, trade secret or any other personal or proprietary rights of any third party, or is posted with the permission of the owners of such rights.

  • SBDCGlobal.com and the SBDC Counselor is not involved in the actual transaction between negotiating parties. SBDCGlobal.com does not represent the seller or the buyer in any transactions and does not charge any commissions from the parties of negotiation. As a result, SBDCGlobal.com and the SBDC Counselor have no control over and are not responsible for the quality, safety, availability or legality of the provider's items in trades, the truth or accuracy of the items and their information, the ability of traders to fulfill their obligation in any trade agreement.

  • Users are responsible for all of the transactions conducted on, through or as a result of the use of SBDCGlobal.com, including, without limitation, terms regarding payment, returns, warranties, shipping, insurance, fees, taxes, licenses, fines, handling, transportation and storage.

  • SBDCGlobal.com is not involved in the actual transaction between buyers and sellers, in the event that any user has a dispute with any party to a transaction, the User releases SBDCGlobal.com from all claims, costs, expenses, demands and damages, actual and consequential, of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

Disclaimer of Endorsement:

  • Reference within this site to any specific commercial or non-commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply an endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by SBDCGlobal.com.

  • The views and opinions of the authors of content published on SBDCGlobal.com does not necessarily state or reflect the opinion of SBDCGlobal.com or its owners, and cannot be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

  • References to Best Practices are specific suggestions only and do not necessarily constitute or imply an endorsement.

Banned Content:

SBDCGlobal.com does not permit the posting of inappropriate content or information, such as

  • Posting or transmitting any unsanctioned advertising, promotional materials, including junk mail, spam, chain letters or any unsolicited mass distribution of email.

  • Posting or transmitting any data or material which contains computer viruses, corrupted files or any other similar destructive software and codes that may damage or have the effect of interfering with or intercepting any software or hardware system, data or personal information.

  • Posting material that infringes on the intellectual property rights, copyright, patent, trademarks, trade secret or other rights of others.

We reserve the right to remove any content the is deemed inappropriate. SBDCGlobal.com also reserves the right to remove the accounts of any user who continues to post inappropriate content after the user has been warned.

Banned Products:

SBDCGlobal.com does not permit the posting of Buy Requests or Sell Offers that are illegal, banned from the site, infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others, or may easily be used for illegal purposes.

We reserve the right to remove any products that are illegal, banned, infringes upon the intellectual property rights of others, or that may be used for illegal purposes. SBDCGlobal.com also reserves the right to remove the accounts of any user who continues to post illegal items after the user has been warned.

The following is a list of banned products on SBDCGlobal.com:

  • Pornographic, Erotic & Adult Content (which may include but is not limited to: pictures, videos, DVDs, magazines, toys, etc.)

  • Adult subscription services or chatting services.

  • Firearms, Ammunition, and other Weapons.

  • Fireworks or Pyrotechnic Devices or Supplies.

  • Human Body Parts, Fluids, and Remains.

  • IPR Infringing, Replica, and Name Brand "Knock Off" Products.

  • Prescription Drugs or Devices, Controlled Substances, Unapproved Drugs, Unapproved Medical Devices.

  • Illegal Drugs and Drug Paraphernalia

  • Hazardous Materials, Combustibles, Corrosives

  • Counterfeit Currency and Stamps

  • Embargoed Goods and Goods from Prohibited Countries – i.e. Goods from Cuba

  • Offensive material – examples include ethnically or racially offensive material and Nazi memorabilia

Governing Laws:

This Terms of Use Agreement and your use of the website shall be governed and construed by the laws of the United States of America. Each party irrevocably agrees to be bound by any judgment rendered thereby in connection with this Terms of Use Agreement. Any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of the United States of America.

Privacy Policy on SBDCGlobal.com

SBDCGlobal.com, the University of Texas at San Antonio, the University of Texas System Board of Regents, the Institute of Economic Development, the South West Texas Border Region Small Business Development Center, the International Trade Center, the Association of Small Business Development Centers, the Universidad Veracruzana, the Asociación Mexicana de Centros para el Desarrollo de la Pequeña Empresa, and the United States Agency for International Development understands that an individual's privacy is serious and important.

The term "SBDCGlobal.com" or "us" or "we" or “our” refers to the owner and funding agencies of the website. The term "you" refers to the user or viewer of the website.

Privacy:

The fundamental purpose of the services that SBDCGlobal.com provides you requires that we gather, process, use and distribute the member's information which also you provide directly by filling out our forms; for example, your company name, contact information, company profile and homepage and the products you buy and sell, etc. Therefore, SBDCGlobal.com does not guarantee that your information will be protected from exposure to any particular party or group. One of the purposes of this on-line trade platform is to make you and your company known to other small businesses. If you wish to remove your company or update your company's information, please Contact Us.

When you register with SBDCGlobal.com you are asked to provide personal and company information such as your name, address, phone/fax number, email address. If you submit any information to SBDCGlobal.com, you are deeming to have given consent to the publication of such information on the Company Directory, Company Profile, Buy Request, Sell Offer, and Negotiation pages.

Your Company Information, posted Buy Requests and Sell Offers will be accessible by any SBDCGlobal.com user. By publishing this information you relinquish any proprietary rights, rights of confidentiality, and potential copyrights.

We employ commercially reasonable security methods to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure correct use of information. While we try to protect your information, no internet data transfer is completely secure. We can not ensure or guarantee the security of any information you provide to us and you do so at your own risk.

Please note that you can view and edit your contact and company information at anytime while on your user profile page.

Disclosure of Information:

We reserve the right to disclose your personal and company information to relevant authorities where we have reason to believe that such disclosure is necessary to identify, contact or to bring legal action against someone who is infringing or threatening to infringe, or who otherwise may be causing injury to or interference with, the title, rights, interests or property of SBDCGlobal.com, our users, customers, partners, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities.

We also reserve the right to disclose personal and company information in response to a subpoena or other judicial order or when we reasonably believe that such disclosure is required by law, regulation or administrative order of any court, governmental or regulatory authority.

Statistical Information:

Please be informed that your email address, mailing address, phone number or fax number may be used to contact you regarding notices, surveys, product information, and communications.

Statistical information is also gathered about the users of SBDCGlobal.com. This information being IP addresses, pages viewed, which center one belongs to, etc.

Please note that in addition surveys may be sent to users in order to gather additional information. These surveys are confidential and are used to ensure that SBDCGlobal.com is functioning correctly. Surveys may also be used to acquire information regarding economic impact. This information is distributed to appropriate funding agencies.