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Terms of Agreement

See also Terms of Use of this website.

This page represents the agreement and understanding between the Northeast Neighbors & Business Association (hereinafter called NENBA), which owns and operates the Local Biz Bucks™ website, and the customer (hereinafter called the "Client") regarding online advertisement on one of our web sites. Online advertisement includes banner, text, pictorial, graphical and pop-up links to the Client's website. A person or organization in which volunteer and free online advertisement are provided by or traded with NENBA and its officers shall also be considered a "Client" of NENBA.

NENBA reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions with or without notice to the Client. The terms of agreement for Online Advertisement can be viewed anytime at http://www.localbizbucks.com. Client’s receipt and acceptance of services from the NENBA and its officers shall constitute agreement by Client to these Terms of Agreement.

Our Services

1. The NENBA is a professional and "family-friendly" business entity. We reserve the right to limit our service to only those individuals, businesses and non-profit organizations whose needs we can realistically meet.

2. The NENBA reserves the right to refuse service to anyone requesting advertisement for:

--Illegal purposes

--Any inappropriate or offensive purposes

--Or any other purpose that does not follow our family-centered philosophy

--Any misleading or deceptive purpose

--Any reason we deem as unfit for our website

3. Web page links advertised at any of the NENBA’s websites cannot be modified to contain:

--Illegal material

--Inappropriate or offensive material

--Or any other material that does not follow our family-centered philosophy

4. The NENBA may make recommendations regarding the submitted content of the advertisement to match the standardized templates and website theme. However the Client shall be provided with a final proof for approval prior to insertion on the website.

5. The Client's Online Advertisement may include one or more of the following:

--text (Business Listings)

--banner (Page Sponsor logo and link)

--JPEG (Coupon pop up)

--graphics (Logo placed on Coupon sidebar or Logo placed on Page Sponsor)

--link to the web page (Page Sponsor. When a visitor clicks on the link, a new page will --pop up containing the Client's web page)

6. The NENBA will make changes to the requested text, Coupon or Page Sponsor (advertisement) until the Client's final approval of proof is received in writing via fax, mail or email, and fees are paid in full. Upon receipt of full payment and approval of proof, the advertisement will be uploaded to our website. Payments must be made through PayPal, money order or check payable to "NENBA" and mailed to PO Box 68104, Minneapolis MN 55418.

7. The NENBA reserves the right to delete, download, pull down, take down the Client Online Advertisement for non-payment with or without notice.

8. The NENBA reserves the right to charge a $35 returned check fee for any check returned for insufficient funds.

9. The NENBA warrants that the Online Advertisement maintained by the NENBA will function as agreed.


Client

1. The Client agrees to protect, defend, hold harmless and to indemnify the NENBA, its officers, its Affiliates and its Independent Contractors, from any claims, including attorney's fees, resulting from the Client's use of the NENBA’s services.

2. The Client understands, agrees and acknowledges that the NENBA is not responsible for maintaining a full time Internet presence for the Client Online Advertisement on the website. The Web Host contracted by the NENBA to host the web site containing the Client's advertisement shall be responsible for the full-time Internet presence.

3. The Client understands, agrees and acknowledges that the NENBA is not responsible for the sudden decrease in speed when accessing the web pages containing the Client's Online Advertisement.

4. The Client understands, agrees and acknowledges that the standard online visibility term of all advertisements is based on a 30 day period(s), which begins at the time the advertisement is first uploaded to the website. Once uploaded to the website, the advertisement may not be changed. Some contract terms allow for the advertisement to be changed every 30 days at the Client’s discretion.

4. The Client understands, agrees and acknowledges that the NENBA shall not be held liable if the Client's advertisement does not meet the business goals of the Client.

5. The Client understands, agrees and acknowledges that the NENBA may terminate the Online Advertisement anytime and issue a prorated refund to the Client, if for some reason NENBA can no longer provide an adequate service for the Client.

6. In the event that the cancellation of the online advertisement is deemed necessary by the Client, the Client shall notify the NENBA of this cancellation in writing via fax, mail or email as soon as possible. Upon receipt of written Request for Removal, the Client’s advertisement will be removed from the website within 24 hours. All fees are non-refundable.

7. The Client understands, agrees and acknowledges that contact with the NENBA shall be made primarily through e-mail at info@localbizbucks.com or northeastnba@live.com and that the NENBA is not obliged to offer telephone support for a Client outside of the (612, 763 and 952) area codes. The NENBA will make every effort to return inquiries or at least acknowledge that the Client's inquiry has been received within 24 hours. The Client understands, agrees and acknowledges that the principal officer of the NENBA may not be available to answer the phone when they call the home office at 612.889.9648 and that a phone appointment may be necessary to make the voice connection. The Client understands, agrees and acknowledges that the NENBA and its officers may not follow the traditional 9-5 work schedule.

8. The Client understands, agrees and acknowledges that the NENBA may invoice additional charges for travel and meeting if the Client requests a face-to-face meeting in order to further discuss the advertisement services.

9. The Client understands, agrees and acknowledges that all pictures and documents that are submitted to the NENBA to be scanned and included in the online advertisement shall be mailed to: NENBA, PO Box 68104, Minneapolis MN 55418. The Client shall include a self-addressed stamped envelope which shall be used by the NENBA to return the items to the Client after scanning.

10. The Client understands, agrees and acknowledges that all Online Advertisements will follow the guidelines and laws of Truth-In-Advertising.

Coupon Ads will be listed alphabetically within the selected geographic area, and will be listed in at least one Category heading.

Coupon Ads will remain static and available for display within the specified geographic area, both alphabetically and by category, for 30 days from the time they are first uploaded to this website or for the specified term length, whichever is applicable. No changes may be made within any current 30 day display period once the Coupon proof has been approved by the Client and uploaded to the website for any length of time.

If term allows the option for the Coupon Ad to be changed by the Client every 30 days, Client must submit a Coupon Change Order in writing via fax, mail or email, within five (5) business days prior to the expiring 30 day period to allow time for the changes to be made and for the Client to approve a new proof of the Coupon. The new Coupon/Offer will be sent back to the Client as a proof and will not be uploaded to the website until proof confirmation is received in writing via fax, mail or email. Upon approval, the updated Coupon/Offer will be uploaded to the website within 24 hours.

The Client should anticipate a minimum of 48 hr. turn around when submitting a Coupon Change Order.

It is the Client's sole responsibility to track the original Coupon "upload" date and submit Coupon Change Orders in a timely manner within (5) business days prior to the expiring 30 day period. The new 30 day display period begins on the anniversary date of the original upload. If Client submits a late Coupon Change Order, once all proofs are verified and received, the change will be considered effective for only the remainder of the current 30 day display period.

For Coupon terms that allow for suspension of the Coupon Offer for up to 60 consecutive days, Client must submit a Coupon Suspension Order clearly stating the date the Coupon is to be suspended and the date that the Coupon is to be re-activated (for the remainder of the term).

Client is allowed one Suspension period per applicable Coupon term, up to 60 days.

If Client wishes the Coupon to be removed from the website for any reason after it has been approved and uploaded, Client must make a Request for Removal in writing via fax, mail or email. Once the Request for Removal is received, the Coupon will be removed from the website within 24 hours. No refunds or credits will be issued.

Business Listings will remain on display for 30 day from the time they are first uploaded to this website, or for the duration of the specified term, whichever is applicable.

Business Listings will remain static, no changes allowed, for the duration of the specified term. If, after the Business Listing proof has been approved by the Client and has been uploaded to the website for any length of time, the Client needs to change the information contained in the listing  due to changes in the business information, hours of operation, phone, website, email or because other information contained in the listing is no longer current or relevant, the Client must submit a Business Listing Change Order in writing via fax, mail or email and pay the current Change Order Fee.

Page Sponsor Ads shall be a color 150x150 pixel logo with hotlink to Client's website. Page Sponsor Ads will remain on the Client's selected page for the duration of the selected term, but may be moved to a different position on the page from time to time.


This agreement and/or Invoice constitute the sole agreement between the NENBA and the Client regarding Website Advertising Services. Any changes or modifications thereto must be agreed upon in writing and signed by both parties. By checking the box “I have Read and Agree to the Advertising Terms & Conditions” and by clicking the Submit button, the Client agrees that those actions constitute acknowledgement and agreement to the terms and conditions state herein of the Online Advertisement services.


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