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Terms of Service
Last updated on: November 17, 2020
By signing up for the Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC service (“Service”) or any of the services of Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC, you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”). The Services offered by Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC under the Terms of Service include various products and services to help you create and manage a website (“Web Services”), host a website (“Hosting Services”), or both. Any new features or tools which are added to the current Service shall be also subject to the Terms of Service. You can review the current version of the Terms of Service at any time at https://www.tiptoptechsolutions.com/terms. Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC reserves the right to update and change the Terms of Service by posting updates and changes to the Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC website. You are advised to check the Terms of Service from time to time for any updates or changes that may impact you.
You must read, agree with and accept all of the terms and conditions contained in this Terms of Service agreement before you may become a Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC user/client/customer.
Please read the “Terms of Service” for the complete picture of your legal requirements. By using Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC or any Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC services, you are agreeing to these terms. Be sure to occasionally check back for updates.
1. Account Terms
1.1) You must be 18 years or older or at least the age of majority in the jurisdiction where you reside or from which you use this Service.
1.2) To access and use the Services, you must agree to become a Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC Client and therefore maintain a Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC client account (“Account”) by providing your full legal name, current address, phone number, a valid email address, and any other information indicated as required. Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC may reject your application for an Account, or cancel an existing Account, for any reason, in our sole discretion.
1.3) You acknowledge that Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC will use the email address you provide as the primary method for communication.
1.4) You are responsible for keeping any/all related passwords secure. Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to maintain the security of your Web Services and/or Web Hosting.
1.5) You are responsible for all activity and content such as photos, images, videos, graphics, written content, audio files, code, information, or data uploaded, collected, generated, stored, displayed, distributed, transmitted or exhibited on or in connection with your Account (“Materials”).
1.6) A breach or violation of any term in the Terms of Service, as determined in the sole discretion of Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC will result in an immediate termination of your services.
2. Account Activation & Ownership
2.1) Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC Account – The person signing up for the Service will be the contracting party (“Account Owner”) for the purposes of our Terms of Service and will be the person who is authorized to use any corresponding account we may provide to the Account Owner in connection with the Service.
If you are signing up for the Service on behalf of your employer, your employer shall be the Account Owner. If you are signing up for the Service on behalf of your employer, then you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind your employer to our Terms of Service.
2.2) Domain Names – Upon purchasing a domain name through Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC, domain registration and fees will be preset to automatically renew each year, or month if on monthly terms, so long as your Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC Account remains active. You acknowledge that it is your sole responsibility to contact Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC to deactivate the auto-renewal function should you choose to do so.
2.3) Web Hosting – Upon purchasing Web Hosting through Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC, web hosting and fees will be preset to automatically renew each year, or month if on monthly terms, so long as your Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC Account remains active. You acknowledge that it is your sole responsibility to contact Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC to deactivate the auto-renewal function should you choose to do so.
3. General Conditions
You must read, agree with and accept all of the terms and conditions contained in these Terms of Service before you may become a user/client/customer of Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC.
3.1) Technical support and Service is only provided to paying Account holders and is only available via email, voice phone calls, or in person meetings via applicable office and/or account manager.
3.2) Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC will not alter the scope of work set out and agreed upon in user contract without prior written approval from user/client/customer. All changes to Project Scope will be approved and billed to user/client/customer in an appropriate and expedient manner and subject to Standard Fee Payment Schedule as outlined below.
3.3) Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC will work with all diligence to adhere to project schedules outlined in proposal. User/Client/Customer understands that they are responsible for providing timely feedback and schedules can and will be extended due to feedback. User/Client/Customer also understands and accepts that they are responsible for providing content and revisions in a timely manner. Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC is not liable for any schedule issues or delays that arise during project work and Services.
3.4) Website Hosting Services commence at project onset and agreement approval. Website Hosting Services are subject to Standard Fee Payment Schedule as outlined below.
3.5) User/Client/Customer agrees to revision process outlined in their scope of work and their allocated revision hours. Launch of website to live domain and/or Final Payment is considered final acceptance of website. You agree that any and all revisions and/or Services after Acceptance will be billed hourly at Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC hourly rate.
3.6) User/Client/Customer acknowledges that they are responsible for performing the following in a reasonable and timely manner: (a) provide content in a form suitable for development to Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC; (b) proofread all content and text provided.
3.7) All Technical Support and Support Services that exceed a total of 1 hour within a 30 day period are subject to our standard hourly rate.
3.8) Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC does not guarantee any results in regards to Search Engine Optimization Services. Client agrees to, understands, and will not hold liable Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC for any performance in the rankings whether positive or negative.
3.9) The Terms of Service shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Montana and the laws of the United States applicable therein, without regard to principles of conflicts of laws. The parties irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Montana with respect to any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with the Terms of Service. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods will not apply to these Terms of Service and is hereby expressly excluded.
3.10) You acknowledge and agree that Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC may amend these Terms of Service at any time by posting the relevant amended and restated Terms of Service on Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC website, available at https://www.tiptoptechsolutions.com/terms and such amendments to the Terms of Service are effective as of the date of posting. Your continued use of the Services after the amended Terms of Service are posted to Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC website constitutes your agreement to, and acceptance of, the amended Terms of Service. If you do not agree to any changes to the Terms of Service, do not continue to use the Service.
3.11) You may not use the Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose nor may you, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws), the laws applicable to you in your customer’s jurisdiction, or the laws of the State of Montana and the United States. You will comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations in your use of the Service.
3.12) You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service without the express written permission by Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC.
3.13) You shall not purchase search engine or other pay per click keywords (such as Google AdWords), or domain names that use Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC or Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC trademarks and/or variations and misspellings thereof.
3.14) You understand that your Materials, may be transferred unencrypted and involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.
3.15) Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC recommends, in conjunction with Google Compliance and best practices, the use of SSL Certificates. Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC is not responsible for clients refusal of service and installation of SSL Certificate for security, SEO Rankings, or other impacts that may occur.
3.16) Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to email@example.com.
4. Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC Rights
4.1) Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC reserves the right to modify or terminate the Service for any reason, without notice at any time.
4.2) We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
4.3) We may, but have no obligation to, remove Materials and suspend or terminate Accounts if we determine in our sole discretion that the Materials uploaded or posted to a website violate our Terms of Service.
4.4) Verbal or written abuse of any kind (including threats of abuse or retribution) of any Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC employee, member, or officer will result in immediate Account termination.
4.5) Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC does not pre-screen Materials and it is in our sole discretion to refuse or remove any Materials from the Service.
4.6) We reserve the right to provide our services to your competitors and make no promise of exclusivity in any particular market segment. You further acknowledge and agree that Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC employees and contractors may also be Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC customers/clients/users and that they may compete with you, although they may not use your confidential information in doing so.
4.7) In the event of a dispute regarding Account ownership, we reserve the right to request documentation to determine or confirm Account ownership. Documentation may include, but is not limited to, a scanned copy of your business license, government issued photo ID, the last four digits of the credit card on file, etc.
4.8) Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC retains the right to determine, in our sole judgment, rightful Account ownership and transfer an Account to the rightful owner. If we are unable to reasonably determine the rightful Account owner, Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC reserves the right to temporarily disable an Account until resolution has been determined between the disputing parties.
5. Limitation of Liability
5.1) You expressly understand and agree that Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses resulting from the use of or inability to use the service.
5.2) In no event shall Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC or our suppliers be liable for lost profits or any special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with your website, web hosting, our services or these Terms of Service (however arising including negligence). You agree to indemnify and hold us and (as applicable) our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC partners, officers, directors, agents, employees, and suppliers harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms of Service or the documents it incorporates by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.
5.3) Your use of the Service is at your sole risk. The Service is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any warranty or condition, express, implied or statutory.
5.4) Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC does not warrant that the Service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free.
5.5) Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC does not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of the Service will be accurate or reliable.
5.6) Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC does not warrant that the quality of any products, services, information, or other Materials purchased or obtained by you through the Service will meet your expectations, or that any errors in the Service will be corrected.
6. Waiver and Complete Agreement
6.1) The failure of Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The Terms of Service and the documents it incorporates by reference constitute the entire agreement between you and Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service).
7. Intellectual Property and Customer Content
7.1) We do not claim any intellectual property rights over the Materials you provide to the Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC service. All Materials you upload remains yours. You can remove your Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC website or web hosting at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and requesting deletion of your Account.
7.2) By uploading Materials, you agree: (a) to allow other internet users to view the Materials you post publicly to your website; (b) to allow Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC to store, and in the case of Materials you post publicly, display, your Materials; and (c) that Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC can, at any time, review all the Materials submitted to its Service, although Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC is not obligated to do so.
7.3) You retain ownership over all Materials that you upload to a Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC website and web hosting; however, by making your website public, you agree to allow others to view Materials that you post publicly to your website. You are responsible for compliance of the Materials with any applicable laws or regulations.
7.4) We will not disclose your confidential information to third parties, except as required in the course of providing our services. Confidential information includes any Materials or information provided by you to us which is not publicly known. Confidential information does not include information that: (a) was in the public domain at the time we received it; (b) comes into the public domain after we received it through no fault of ours; (c) we received from someone other than you without breach of our or their confidentiality obligations; or (d) we are required by law to disclose.
8. Payment of Fees
8.1) As a client/user/customer of Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC Service, Website Service, or Website Hosting, you agree to pay the Fees applicable to your project and ongoing services and any other applicable fees, including but not limited to fees relating to the design, development, and maintenance of your website, including any/all required third-party license fees to keep website in good working order, referred to as the “Fees”. You also agree to specific payment terms outlined in specific scopes of work outlined by Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC management.
8.2) You must keep a valid credit card on file with us to pay for all incurred and recurring Fees. Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC will charge applicable Fees to the credit card account that you authorize (“Authorized Card”), and Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC will continue to charge the Authorized Card (or any replacement card) for applicable Fees until the Services are terminated, and any and all outstanding Fees have been paid in full. Unless otherwise indicated, all Fees and other charges are in U.S. dollars, and all payments shall be in U.S. currency.
8.3) Website Hosting Fees, License Fees, and any recurring subscription fees are paid in advance and will be billed in yearly or monthly intervals when requested (each such date, a “Billing Date”). Project Fees and any Other Fees will be charged from time to time at Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC’s discretion. You will be charged on each Billing Date for all outstanding Fees that have not previously been charged. Fees will appear on an invoice, which will be sent to the Account Owner via the email provided. Users have approximately fifteen days to bring up and settle any issues with the billing of any Fees. After fifteen days Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC has the right to suspend any/all Services.
8.4) As a client/user/customer of Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC Service, Website Service, or Website Hosting, you agree to Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC strict no-refund policy. At no time is Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC liable to refund fees for any work that has been paid or pre-paid including but not limited to website design and development services, e-commerce design and development services, website hosting services, domain name management services, etc.
9. Cancellation and Termination
9.1) You may cancel your Account at anytime by emailing email@example.com and then following the specific instructions indicated to you in Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC’s response.
9.2) Upon termination of the Services by either party for any reason:
9.2.1) Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC will cease providing you with the Services and you will no longer be able to access your Account;
9.2.2) unless otherwise provided in the Terms of Service, you will not be entitled to any refunds of any Fees, pro rata or otherwise;
9.2.3) any outstanding balance owed to Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC for your use of the Services through the effective date of such termination will immediately become due and payable in full; and
9.2.4) your website and/or web hosting will be taken offline.
9.3) If you purchased a domain name or website hosting through Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC, upon cancellation your domain will no longer be automatically renewed. Following cancellation, it will be your sole responsibility to handle all matters related to your domain with the domain provider and your website hosting with a website hosting provider.
9.4) If at the date of termination of the Service, there are any outstanding Fees owing by you, you will receive one final invoice via email. Once that invoice has been paid in full, you will not be charged again.
9.5) We reserve the right to modify or terminate the Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC Service or your Account for any reason, without notice at any time.
9.6) Fraud: Without limiting any other remedies, Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC may suspend or terminate your Account if we suspect that you (by conviction, settlement, insurance or escrow investigation, or otherwise) have engaged in fraudulent activity in connection with the Site.
10. Modifications to the Service and Prices
10.1) Prices for using the Services are subject to change upon 30 days notice from Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC. Such notice may be provided at any time by posting the changes to the Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC Site (tiptoptechsolutions.com) or the Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC terms of service.
10.2) Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC reserves the right at any time, and from time to time, to modify or discontinue, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice.
10.3) Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
11. Third Party Services
11.1) In addition to these Terms of Service, you also agree to be bound by the additional service-specific terms applicable to services you purchase from, or that are provided by, Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC partners or other third parties.
11.2) Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC may from time to time recommend, provide you with access to, or enable third party software, applications (“Apps”), products, services or website links (collectively, “Third Party Services”) for your consideration or use, including any/all third party themes, plugins, extensions, merchant providers, etc. Such Third Party Services are made available only as a convenience, and your purchase, access or use of any such Third Party Services is solely between you and the applicable third party services provider (“Third Party Provider”). Any use by you of Third Party Services offered through Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC is entirely at your own risk and discretion, and it is your responsibility to read the terms and conditions and/or privacy policies applicable to such Third Party Services before using them.
11.3) We do not provide any warranties with respect to Third Party Services. You acknowledge that Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC has no control over Third Party Services, and shall not be responsible or liable to anyone for such Third Party Services. The availability of Third Party Services on Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC’s websites, including the integration or enabling of such Third Party Services with the Services does not constitute or imply an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation by or with Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC.
11.4) Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC strongly recommends that you seek specialist advice before using or relying on Third Party Services, to ensure they will meet your needs.
11.5) If you install or enable a Third Party Service for use with the Services, you grant us permission to allow the applicable Third Party Provider to access your data and to take any other actions as required for the interoperation of the Third Party Service with the Services, and any exchange of data or other interaction between you and the Third Party Provider is solely between you and such Third Party Provider. Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC is not responsible for any disclosure, modification or deletion of your data or other Materials, or for any corresponding losses or damages you may suffer, as a result of access by a Third Party Service or a Third Party Provider to your data or other Materials.
11.6) Google Maps is a Third Party Service that is used within the Services. Your use of the Service is subject to your acceptance of the Google Maps and Earth Enterprise Universal Acceptable Use Policy, as it may be amended by Google from time to time.
11.7) Under no circumstances shall Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, punitive, extraordinary, exemplary or other damages whatsoever, that result from any Third Party Services or your contractual relationship with any Third Party Provider, including any Expert. These limitations shall apply even if Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The foregoing limitations shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.
You agree to indemnify and hold us and (as applicable) our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC partners, officers, directors, agents, employees, and suppliers harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of a Third Party Service or your relationship with a Third Party Provider.
12. DMCA Notice and Takedown Procedure
12.1) Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC supports the protection of intellectual property and asks Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC customers/clients/users to do the same. It’s our policy to respond to all notices of alleged copyright infringement. If someone believes that one of our clients/customers/users is infringing their intellectual property rights, they can send a DMCA Notice to Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC designated agent using our email firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon receiving a DMCA Notice, we may remove or disable access to the Materials claimed to be a copyright infringement. Once provided with a notice of takedown, the customers/clients/users can reply with a counter notification using our form if they object to the complaint. The original complainant has 14 business days after we receive a counter notification to seek a court order restraining the customers/clients/users from engaging in the infringing activity, otherwise we restore the material.
13. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
13.1) The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25, 2018. The GDPR imposes new obligations and responsibilities on controllers and processors of data. As a Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC customer/client, you are the controller of your customers’/visitors’ data. This means that you collect your customers’ data and choose how it is handled. Additionally, though it is a European regulation, the GDPR might apply to your business if you make goods and services available in Europe, even if you or your business are not located in Europe. As a service provider, Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC follows your instructions on how to handle that data. For more information about the roles of data controller and processor, please see our GDPR Page for more information.
While Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC does what it can to set you up for success, there are also steps you will need to take on your own, and ultimately, compliance with the GDPR is the responsibility of each individual Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC customer/client/user. If you have legal questions specific to your obligations under the GDPR, then please consult with a local lawyer who is familiar with data protections laws.
14. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance
14.1) The Department of Justice’s revised regulations for Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) were published in the Federal Register on September 15, 2010. These regulations adopted revised, enforceable accessibility standards called the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design, “2010 Standards.” On March 15, 2012, compliance with the 2010 Standards was required for new construction and alterations under Titles II and III. March 15, 2012, is also the compliance date for using the 2010 Standards for program accessibility and barrier removal.
14.2) As a Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC customer/client, you are the controller of your customers’/visitors’ experience and design standards and level of accessibility. As a service provider, Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC follows your instructions on how to handle that experience, design standard, and access level. Ultimately, compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) is the responsibility of each individual Tip Top Tech Solutions, LLC customer/client/user. If you have legal questions specific to your obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), then please consult with an attorney.