The following are the terms and conditions (the "Terms") for the use of the Cyber Pop-up web site, Cyber Pop-up services, and any related material (collectively the "Site"). The Terms describe when and how you (the “Site Visitor”) are allowed to access and use the Site. These terms are considered a subset of the Cyber Pop-up Terms of Service.
With each visit to the Site you signify your agreement to these Terms.
These Terms were last modified on January 11, 2020.
Cyber Pop-up owns the Cyber Pop-up trade name, brand and trademark and websites. Cyber Pop-up Material is defined as any intellectual property, legal materials, documents, web pages, software, products, web links, email, information, or any other materials provided by or previously provided by Cyber Pop-up or the Site, including any portion thereof. Cyber Pop-up Services is defined as any work provided or received through the Site.
If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms, you are not granted authority to use or access the Site or Cyber Pop-up Material.
1. USE OF THE CYBER POP-UP SITE
You agree not to use any Cyber Pop-up Material and Cyber Pop-up Services for any purpose which is against any law in your jurisdiction or for any purpose which would not give full effect to the Terms even if that purpose is otherwise allowed under the Terms.
Cyber Pop-up provides a limited license to use the Site which can be terminated effective immediately upon notice.
2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
All copyright, trade marks (including its distinguishing guise and/or trade dress), and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) of Cyber Pop-up Material belong to Cyber Pop-up and its suppliers. Cyber Pop-up reserves all of its rights in the Cyber Pop-up Material. Nothing in the Terms grants you a right or licence to use any intellectual property rights owned or controlled by Cyber Pop-up or any other third party except as expressly provided in these Terms.
In addition, Cyber Pop-up Material, contains information and intellectual property that is selected and organized by Cyber Pop-up and represents significant work made by Cyber Pop-up. Nothing in the Terms should be construed as granting any license or right to use any Cyber Pop-up Material or intellectual property displayed or used in any Cyber Pop-up Material except as expressly provided in the Terms.
You agree to the following:
3. PERMITTED SITE USE
The Site is available for users to enter into short term service relationships, make and receive payments, and receive and provide freelance cyber security services. We do not make any representations or warranties with respect to any information that is posted on the Site by us or anyone else. You should independently verify the accuracy of any content.
4. PROHIBITED SITE USES AND RESTRICTIONS
You may not use, or encourage, promote, facilitate, instruct or induce others to use, the Site or Cyber Pop-up Services for any activities that violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation; for any other illegal or fraudulent purpose or any purpose that is harmful to others; or to transmit, store, display, distribute or otherwise make available content that is illegal, fraudulent or harmful to others.
Federal law prevents Cyber Pop-up from facilitating completion of projects or working with freelancers in certain countries. These countries include North Korea, Iran, Cuba, Syria, Crimea, and any other country added to the U.S. sanctions program list.
No matter where you reside, you are responsible for complying with any work authorization requirements that may apply to you. We are not able to advise you on whether you can use Cyber Pop-up, and you are fully responsible for an non-compliance stemming from your use of the Site.
5. EXAMPLES OF PROHIBITED USES OF THE SITE
The following are examples of uses that are prohibited on the Site or when using the
Cyber Pop-up Services:
We reserve the right, but do not assume the obligation, to investigate any potential violation of the Terms of Service and to remove, disable access to, or modify any content on the Site. 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. Cyber Pop-up retains the right to prohibit organizations, groups, or individuals, or yourself from using its websites or Cyber Pop-up Material or Cyber Pop-up Services at its discretion.
You agree to only use the Site as a customer. Licenses granted are subject to these Terms, and are non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable. The rights granted under these Terms are granted to you only.
7. REPORTING AND CORRECTING VIOLATIONS
If you become aware of any violation of these Site Terms or Use, you must immediately report it to us at email@example.com. You agree to assist us with any investigation we undertake and to take any remedial steps we require in order to correct a violation of these Site Terms of Service.
8. NON COMPETE
If a person providing contract work (the “Freelancer”) and the entity purchasing the service (the “Client”) are connected through the Cyber Pop-up Services or the Site, both parties are prohibited from conducting direct transactions with each other for freelance security services outside of the Site for up to two year after the initial connection. However, Freelancers are allowed to be hired full-time with Clients, in which case direct work is allowed.
9. LIMITED WARRANTIES
Except as expressly provided in these Terms, to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, Cyber Pop-up Material and Cyber Pop-up Services are provided "as is" without any kind of warranty.
You accept full responsibility for determining whether Cyber Pop-up Material and Cyber Pop-up Services are suitable for any particular purpose and for protecting yourself against any possible consequential damages.
Except as expressly provided in these Terms or where prohibited by law, we are not responsible for any loss, injury, claim, liability, damage, or consequential damage related to your use of Cyber Pop-up Material and Cyber Pop-up Services, or for inaccessibility of Cyber Pop-up Material and Cyber Pop-up Services whether from errors or omissions in the content of Cyber Pop-up Material and Cyber Pop-up Services or any other linked sites or for any other reason. Use of Cyber Pop-up Material and Cyber Pop-up Services is at your own risk.
Cyber Pop-up does not represent or warrant that Cyber Pop-up Material, the Site or any linked sites are free of any harmful materials.
10. MAXIMUM LIABILITY
Except as expressly provided in these Terms or where prohibited by law, the maximum liability of Cyber Pop-up is the amount paid to Cyber Pop-up by the customer; however, where Cyber Pop-up has provided a Freelancer to complete a service, the maximum liability of Cyber Pop-up for any Cyber Pop-up Services is the portion of the amount retained by Cyber Pop-up specifically for the Cyber Pop-up Services as calculated by Cyber Pop-up.
Except where prohibited by law, you agree to indemnify and hold Cyber Pop-up, its directors, officers and employees, harmless from any actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses including legal fees, asserted by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Site or Cyber Pop-up Material or Cyber Pop-up Services.
12. GOVERNING LAW
Except where prohibited by law, the Terms are governed by the laws of Illinois. Except where prohibited by law, you irrevocably attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Illinois.
13. BINDING ARBITRATION
Subject to exceptions specified herein, if you and Cyber Pop-up are unable to resolve any dispute by informal negotiations, then any resolution of this dispute will be conducted exclusively by binding arbitration.
A request for appointment of an arbitrator must be made in writing. Upon receipt of the written request, Cyber Pop-up will have 120 days to choose and appoint an independent and impartial arbitrator. The arbitration will be held in Chicago, IL.
The cost of the binding arbitration proceedings and any proceeding in court to confirm or to vacate any arbitration award, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, will be borne by the unsuccessful party and will be determined and awarded by the arbitrator.
Exceptions to the use of binding arbitration are as follows: Cyber Pop-up may bring forth a lawsuit, without using binding arbitration, should the lawsuit involve intellectual property infringement or injunctive relief.
14. CLASS ACTION WAIVER
You will not seek to have the dispute heard as a class action, private attorney general action or in any other proceeding in which either party acts or proposes to act in a representative capacity. Arbitration or any other proceeding to resolve any dispute, in any forum, will be conducted solely on an individual basis and not combined with another without the prior written consent of all parties to all affected arbitrations or proceedings.
15. MODIFICATION OF TERMS
Except that you must be informed in a reasonable manner regarding any pricing increase, Cyber Pop-up may, in its sole discretion, change these Terms at any time. Other terms and conditions are only valid when signed in writing by an authorized Cyber Pop-up officer.
If any term, covenant, condition or provision of these Terms is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void or unenforceable, such provision is to be excluded to the extent of such invalidity or unenforceability and all other provisions will remain in full force and effect; and, to the extent permitted and possible, the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed replaced by a provision that is valid and enforceable and that comes closest to expressing the intention of such invalid or unenforceable provision.
No failure or delay, on the part of Cyber Pop-up, in exercising any right or power under these Terms will operate as a waiver of such right or power.
18. WHOLE AGREEMENT
Except as explicitly set forth in this agreement, these Terms and any content included on the Site, constitute the whole agreement between you and Cyber Pop-up. notwithstanding any: