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Business Brokers, Agents, Buyers, Independent Sellers, Franchise Companies, Attorneys, Capital Consolidators and all other Site Advertisers
FranchiseAdvantage.com is a lead generating advertising service. Business brokers, agents, business buyers, independent business sellers, franchise companies, attorneys and all other listings found on the FranchiseAdvantage.com website are simply advertising purchasers, listing service purchasers, or other advertising clients and are not employed by or otherwise affiliated with FranchiseAdvantage.com. FranchiseAdvantage.com is in no way responsible for their actions, representations, or business dealings. FranchiseAdvantage.com reserves the right to identify these service clients as "members", "subscribers", "affiliates", "advertisers" or any other related description. Business brokers, agents, franchise companies or other intermediary's who post business for sale listings for their clients or companies on our website assume all responsibility for these listings and acknowledge that they have the authority, granted by their client, to post these listings.
All FranchiseAdvantage.com site users and service customers agree and understand that FranchiseAdvantage.com is in no way providing any legal, accounting, or business advice relating to the purchase or sale of any business, the hiring of any service advertiser, or the purchase of any products advertised on the website. We strongly recommend that all users consult with a qualified third party not associated with FranchiseAdvantage.com prior to engaging in any of these activities. We are merely a lead generating advertising service for our clients.
Non Disclosure Agreement
Site users, advertisers, and broker & agent members are required to keep all dealings between BusinessBroker.net and themselves strictly confidential. Site user acknowledges that the sharing of any information, gathered as a result of using our online service, with others could negatively impact our business. Site user agrees to be held responsible for any financial damages that BusinessBroker.net may incur as a result of this type of behavior. Any monetary damages will be determined and set by BusinessBroker.net. Employees of other industry related franchise or business for sale sites and businesses are not allowed to use BusinessBroker.net under any circumstance without the express written consent of BusinessBroker.net management. If you do not agree with our Non Disclosure Agreement terms then you are not permitted to use our services under any circumstance.
Payment of Services - Subscriptions
Payment of services is due prior to the activation of any advertising service. According to the periodic billing plan you choose, all Franchise Company, Business Broker, Agent, and Legal Directory membership accounts/listings are considered subscriptions that will be billed to your credit card on an ongoing basis. To cancel any subscription prior to additional billing, simply contact us via our contact us page. Pricing for these memberships is subject to change with or without notice. It is the responsibility of the advertising/subscription/membership/listing purchaser to cancel their advertising to avoid any additional periodical subscription charges. Declined credit card authorizations, bad checks, or bad payments may be subject to a service fee that will be determined by FranchiseAdvantage.com. FranchiseAdvantage.com reserves the right to increase prices for any of its listing services, membership services, or other products at any time with or without notice. It is the subscriber/members responsibility to monitor the current prices on our website for our listing services and to cancel their subscription/membership if they do not wish to pay.
FranchiseAdvantage.com is in no way obligated to refund any money for any service purchases after the actual service has been activated or implemented.
Collection Of Information
All primary contacts for advertisers on FranchiseAdvantage.com will be automatically provided a free subscription to the FranchiseAdvantage.com Email Newsletter plus other company related communication products and services. FranchiseAdvantage.com reserves the right to collect email addresses and other contact information from potential business buyers, entrepreneurs, opportunity seekers, and other site users who wish to contact advertisers found on FranchiseAdvantage.com through the email contact forms found in their ads. This information will be used in email newsletters and other forms of communication. Subscribers to the FranchiseAdvantage.com email newsletter and/or periodic magazine/publication will be provided this service free of charge. FranchiseAdvantage.com reserves the right to allow 3rd parties to rent or purchase this contact information.
Advertising Categorization - Search Function
FranchiseAdvantage.com reserves the right to modify and re-classify any advertising listing on the site at any time by adding new industry related categories, removing industry related categories, or modifying or adjusting any other classifications system that defines where or how a user will find a listed company's ads. These changes may alter the way a listing advertisement is found through the websites various search functions and tools.
Illegal Usage - Database Reproduction & Information Gathering
The reproduction of the FranchiseAdvantage.com database in any way is strictly prohibited without the expressed written consent of the FranchiseAdvantage.com executive management. The use of information located in the FranchiseAdvantage.com database in any unauthorized sales, information gathering, or any other marketing related initiative is strictly prohibited. The use of this website for any of these reasons without the expressed written consent of FranchiseAdvantage.com executive management is unlawful and will be aggressively defended in the court system. If we find that any person, business, company, or other entity has used the website for any of these reasons then the party responsible will agree to pay FranchiseAdvantage.com a fee, which will be determined by FranchiseAdvantage.com executive management depending on the severity of the infringement. Unauthorized use of the email contact forms to contact advertisers on our website will be billed to the responsible party at a rate of $500.00 per unauthorized contact. By using the website you agree with these conditions. If you have trouble understanding these terms then we suggest that you seek the advice of a lawyer.
Miscellaneous Advertisers in our Franchise Channels
Please note that not all of the advertisers in the various franchise advertising channels on FranchiseAdvantage.com are legally a franchise. Some of the companies that advertise in these channels are dealership opportunities or other business related opportunities. FranchiseAdvantage.com recommends seeking the advice of a lawyer, business consultant, financial advisor, and accountant before purchasing any of these opportunities.
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The content on the FranchiseAdvantage.com website is copyrighted © 2004 by BusinessBroker Network, Inc. and all rights are reserved. Any unauthorized reproduction is strictly prohibited. All FranchiseAdvantage.com services, logos, publications, trademarks, service marks, software, and formats is the property of FranchiseAdvantage.com and is not to be reproduced in any way without the written consent of FranchiseAdvantage.com executive management. Users of the website may print information found on this site only for non-commercial, personal, regular use.
Service Problems or Interruptions
FranchiseAdvantage.com relies on an outside vendor for website hosting and some technology solutions. FranchiseAdvantage.com is not responsible for any website downtime or service interruptions associated with any technology problem(s), Internet problem(s), or any other type of problem(s) and is in no way obligated to make monetary reimbursements or refunds for any reason.
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifiable information from or about children under the age of 13. If we discover that we have received any information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information immediately. By visiting our websites or by submitting any information to our websites, you are representing to us that you are age 13 or older.
Links to Other Websites
FranchiseAdvantage.com may link to other websites, which is done for your convenience and information only, and occasionally other websites may be co-branded with our trade names and trademarks. Websites that are linked to our websites or carry our brands may have privacy policies which differ from ours, and which we do not control. In no way is FranchiseAdvantage.com responsible for the content, representations, advertising, or anything else found on these websites and has no control over this information. Users of the FranchiseAdvantage.com website visit these sites under their own risk.
FranchiseAdvantage.com expects to receive site users and listing service purchases from traffic delivered from partner and affiliate websites. FranchiseAdvantage.com is not responsible for any false or misleading claims made by affiliates or partners. Refunds made to these customers, for any reason, will only be completed after FranchiseAdvantage.com receives a full and equal refund from the affiliate or partner website that was paid a commission to deliver the listing service purchaser.
Jurisdiction and Legal Issues
The use of the FranchiseAdvantage.com website or its services is governed by the laws of the State of Georgia. Any enforcement of the FranchiseAdvantage.com terms or disclaimer will be brought in the state or federal courts located in Atlanta, Georgia. Any claim against FranchiseAdvantage.com or BusinessBroker.net will also be required to be brought in the state court located in Atlanta, Georgia. FranchiseAdvantage.com reserves the right to request and to receive an arbitration hearing for any claims brought against the company, its officers, management, owners, or employees by any site users, clients, or other parties that will be fully paid for by the person(s), company(s), or organization(s) making the claim. Any arbitration hearing will be held in Atlanta, Georgia. The use of the FranchiseAdvantage.com website or any of its services signifies that you agree with these terms and disclaimer. If you do not agree with these terms and disclaimer then you are not permitted to use the FranchiseAdvantage.com website or any of our services. We recommend that you hire an attorney if you need assistance understanding these terms.
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