SlaveFree® Partners Certification Agreement
As a SlaveFree Certified organization, on behalf and as representative of a SlaveFree Partners (“You” or “Your”), you are permitted to use the website (www.SlaveFreePartners.io) the “Website“) and the information contained therein subject to the terms and conditions contained in this SlaveFree Certified organization Agreement (the “Agreement”), which may be modified, amended or replaced by SlaveFree Partners, LLC (the “Company”) from time to time at the Company’s sole discretion. Such modifications will become effective immediately upon the posting thereof.
SlaveFree Certified Organization DESCRIPTION:
- The company or brand has a Code of Conduct against human trafficking, slave labor, forced labor, child labor or bonded labor.
- The company or brand is SlaveFree certified.
- The company or brand publicly discloses a list of its suppliers or factories.
- The company or brand reinvests in its source or production communities through development programs, projects or donations.
- The company or brand produces one SlaveFree certified product.
- The company has a policy and procedures against child sexual exploitation
- The company and its suppliers train employees in children’s rights, the prevention of sexual exploitation and reporting mechanisms for suspected cases
- The company includes a clause in contracts throughout the value chain stating common repudiation and a zero-tolerance policy of child sexual exploitation
- The company provides information to employees and suppliers on children’s rights, the prevention of child sex exploitation and how to report suspected cases
- The company supports, collaborates with and engages stakeholders in preventing child sexual exploitation
- The company reports annually on implementation of The Code and other activities
- The company maintains a SlaveFree supply chain
- Strategically study the mission and goals of SlaveFree Partners and implement plans to recruit and engage like-minded members.
- Participate in outreach programs with individuals, businesses, & non-profits.
- Understand Slavefree’s mission and goals; act accordingly to SlaveFree’s objectives.
- Represent the SlaveFree brand and its offerings to media outlets and potential customers.
- Collect customer feedback and present to SLaveFree Partners for the enhancement of user experience.
- Participate in SlaveFree training courses when offered.
- Conduct yourself in a way that embraces the SlaveFree brand at seminars, media interviews, marketing conferences, and in everyday life.
- Facilitate transparent interaction with your supply chain vendors to validate their compliance with SlaveFree standards.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Terms of service | SlaveFree Partners website, mobile application, and services are provided by SlaveFree Partners, LLC (“SLAVEFREE”, “COMPANY”, “we” “us” or “our”). These terms of service govern your (“MEMBER”, “USER”, “You” or “Your”) access as a SlaveFree Certified organization and user on behalf of yourself or your company to the use of www.SlaveFree.io (the “website”) and all services provided by COMPANY via the website or mobile application. COMPANY may be contacted by mail at 1060 Woodcock Rd. Ste. 128 Orlando, FL 32803 USA; or email info@SlaveFree.io
In consideration of SLAVEFREE Partners, LLC granting You access to its Website and the information contained therein, and in order to use the Website, You must read and accept all of the Terms and Conditions in, and linked to, this Agreement. It is Your responsibility to review this Agreement on a regular basis to keep itself informed of any modifications. BY ACCEPTING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, THE YOU ACKNOWLEDGE YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND NOTICES CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT JUST AS IF YOU HAD SIGNED THIS AGREEMENT.
SlaveFree Certification Payment Structure | As a SlaveFree Certified organization, You are responsible for an annual payment based on the following table:
- 1 – 10 Employees
- 11 – 50 Employees
- 51 – 100 Employees
- 101 – 500 Employees
- 501 – 1000
- 1001 – 5000 Employees
- 50001+ Employees
Your status as a SLAVEFREE Certified organization can be terminated or suspended with a 12-Month cure period.
Consumers may submit a review or report and other information on any SLAVEFREE Certified organization with which they have communicated (”Consumer Content”.) If You dispute any Consumer Content, Your sole course of action with respect to such Consumer Content as it relates to SLAVEFREE Partners, LLC and the Website is to utilize the Services (as defined below) which are available online at the Website.
Acceptance of terms | By using our website or subscribing to our services, you indicate your unconditional acceptance of the following terms and conditions. Terms and conditions may be modified, amended, or replaced by SLAVEFREE from time to time at our sole discretion. Such modifications will become effective immediately upon the posting thereof.
SLAVEFREE Certified organizations must be an active SLAVEFREE Subscriber. In order to become a subscribing member and be granted use of the Website and member benefits, You must read and accept all of the Terms and Conditions in, and linked to, this Agreement. It is Your responsibility to review this Agreement on a regular basis to keep informed of any modifications. BY ACCEPTING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS, CONDITIONS, AND NOTICES CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT JUST AS IF YOU HAD SIGNED THIS AGREEMENT.
Scope of service | COMPANY maintains this website and provides services as outlined on the website and mobile application and as services become available to MEMBERS that visit the website or use the mobile applications subject to these terms and conditions. You are responsible for obtaining any equipment and Internet service necessary to access our website and for paying any fees for the equipment and service you select. We may alter, suspend or discontinue this website or the services in whole or in part, at any time and for any reason, without notice. Not all services listed on the website are available to MEMBERS at any point in time. The website may also periodically become unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment or for other reasons.
MEMBER agrees to render payment for membership fees and product or service fees as published on the website and mobile applications prior to receipt of product, services, and benefits and within 30 days of renewal dates.
Website content rights and limitations | Users have a limited, personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right to access and use the content of this website and mobile applications subject to these terms and conditions. Content may be created and provided or posted by SLAVEFREE, member users (“consumer”, “consumers”), or third parties. The term “content” includes all information, text, images, data, links, software or other material accessible through the website or services, whether created by Us or provided by another person for display on the website or through the services. The content may contain typographical errors, other inadvertent errors or inaccuracies. We reserve the right to make changes to document names and content, descriptions or specifications of products or services, or other information without obligation to issue any notice of such changes.
You may view, copy, download and print content that is available on this website or through the services, subject to the following conditions:
– The content may be used solely for internal informational purposes.
– No part of this website or its content may be reproduced or transmitted in any form, by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording for any other purpose.
– The content may not be modified.
– Copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices may not be removed.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, MEMBER acknowledges and agrees that it will not access, reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, re-sell, visit or otherwise exploit the Website (or any of the content therein including, without limitation, any Consumer Content or profiles or Services for any commercial or other purpose, without the express written consent of SLAVEFREE. MEMBER agrees not to use or cause any robot, bot, spider, other automatic device, or computer program routine or manual process to monitor, duplicate, take, obtain, transfer, modify, use, reproduce, aggregate or copy SLAVEFREE, any Consumer Content, any Member profiles, or any other content contained on the Website or any other publication of SLAVEFREE. You shall not use or cause any device, software, or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.
Content on the website and mobile applications may be created and provided or posted by SLAVEFREE, member users (consumers), or third parties. SLAVEFREE does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Consumer Content, data, advertising, products, goods or services available or unavailable from, or through, SLAVEFREE. The statements, information and ratings contained in any Consumer Content are solely the opinion of the Consumer submitting such Consumer Content and do not reflect the opinion of SLAVEFREE or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries or any of their respective owners, managers, officers, employees, agents or representatives.
MEMBER acknowledges and understands that SLAVEFREE simply acts as a conduit and an interactive computer provider for the publication and distribution of content. SLAVEFREE does not have any duty or obligation to investigate the accuracy of Consumer Content or the quality of the work performed by You or any other Content or Service Provider which is the subject of any Consumer Content. By using the Services, MEMBER agrees that it is solely Your responsibility to evaluate Your risks associated with the use, accuracy, usefulness, completeness, appropriateness or legality of any information, responses, writings or other materials that You submit, transmit or otherwise convey through the Services. Under no circumstances will SLAVEFREE be liable in any way for any Consumer Content, but not limited to, any Consumer Content provided by You or other user/member that contains, errors, omissions or defamatory statements, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Consumer Content submitted, accessed, transmitted or otherwise conveyed via the Services or otherwise. MEMBER hereby waives any claims, rights or actions that it may have against SLAVEFREE or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries with respect to any Consumer Content and releases SLAVEFREE and each of its affiliates and subsidiaries from any and all liability for or relating to Consumer Content. MEMBER agrees to indemnify and hold SLAVEFREE and each of its affiliates and subsidiaries and their respective owners, managers, officers, employees, agents or representatives harmless for any damages that may arise, directly or indirectly, from any claim or right it may have against SLAVEFREE with respect to any statements made by a Consumer or Consumer Content submitted by a Consumer which is communicated, posted or published by SLAVEFREE on its Website or to a third party.
Unauthorized content | MEMBER provided content shall not contain any unauthorized content which includes but is not limited to:
- Offensive, harmful and/or abusive language, including without limitation: expletives, profanities, obscenities, harassment, vulgarities, sexually explicit language and hate speech (e.g., racist/discriminatory speech.);
- Comments that do not address the Consumer Content or comments with no qualitative value as determined by SLAVEFREE in its sole discretion;
- Content that contains personal attacks or describes physical confrontations and/or sexual harassment;
- Messages that are inappropriate based on the applicable subject matter;
- Language that violates the standards of good taste or the standards of the Website, as determined by SLAVEFREE in its sole discretion;
- Content determined by SLAVEFREE, in its sole discretion, to be illegal, or to violate any federal, state, or local law or regulation or the rights of any other person or entity;
- Language intended to impersonate other users (including names of other individuals) or to be offensive or inappropriate user names or signatures; and/or
- Content that is not in English, that is encrypted or that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time/logic bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, interfere with, intercept or appropriate any system, data or personal information.
MEMBER acknowledges and agrees that SLAVEFREE in its sole discretion may remove without notice any MEMBER provided content or any portion thereof that SLAVEFREE believes for any reason violates the foregoing.
Third party websites | By using this site, you may find links to third party websites provided to You as a convenience. Clicking on any of these links will direct You outside of “the website”. Any outside website accessed from our website is independent from COMPANY, and we have no control over the content of such websites. We are not responsible for the content of any linked website or for any loss or damage incurred in connection with Your use of such links or dealings with the operators of such third party websites.
In no event shall any user-provided content or reference to any third party or third party product or service be construed as an approval or endorsement by SLAVEFREE of that third party or of any product or service provided by a third party. Likewise, a link to any third party website does not imply that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content or use of such a website. SLAVEFREE does not endorse, warrant or guarantee any product or service offered by any third party through an online discussion forum or chat room accessible through this website and will not be a party to or in any way monitor any transaction involving any third party providers of products or services. As with the purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, you are responsible for exercising appropriate judgment and caution.
MEMBER hereby represents and warrants to SLAVEFREE that (a) all information provided to SLAVEFREE by MEMBER is true, complete and accurate in all respects, and (b) USER is authorized to submit information to SLAVEFREE. SLAVEFREE is authorized by MEMBER to rely upon the truthfulness, completeness and accuracy of MEMBER Content in order to serve its consumers.
MEMBER acknowledges that the Website utilizes one or more website analytic services, including, without limitation services which may record mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity and text entered into the Website by users. These services do not collect personally identifiable information that is not voluntarily entered into the Website by the user. SLAVEFREE uses the information collected by these service providers to improve the usability and other features of the Website. Users may choose to disable any of these services.
MEMBER acknowledges that SLAVEFREE will use the telephone numbers, email addresses and facsimile numbers that are submitted to SLAVEFREE in connection with registering with SLAVEFREE to contact You with information regarding SLAVEFREE. SLAVEFREE agrees not to sell, trade, rent or share such information with any third parties unless SLAVEFREE as an entity is sold to a third party purchaser.
Limitation of liability | IN NO EVENT SHALL COMPANY OR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE TO ANY USER OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF USE, OR COSTS OF OBTAINING SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES) ARISING OUT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRODUCTS OR THE WEBSITE OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREON, WHETHER BASED UPON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES.
YOU AGREE COMPANY’S TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THE WEBSITE, THE CONTENT, OR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICES WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT YOU PAID TO COMPANY IN THE PREVIOUS ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP PERIOD.
Disclaimer of warranty | Under no circumstances will We be liable for any loss or damage caused by Your use of the services, products or your reliance on information in any content on this website. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY ARISING FROM OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO ANY PRODUCT SHALL BE ITS REPLACEMENT OR A CREDIT FOR FUTURE PURCHASES , IN COMPANY ‘S DISCRETION.
Indemnification | By using this website, our services, or supplied products, you agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend COMPANY from any claims, damages, losses, liabilities, and all costs and expenses of defense, including but not limited to, attorneys’ fees, resulting directly or indirectly from a claim by a third party that arises in connection with use of this website, services or products by you or any other person accessing the website using your personal information.
Intellectual property rights | EXCEPT in the case of Consumer or Third Party Content or unless otherwise noted, all content contained on this website is the property of SLAVEFREE and/or its affiliates or licensors, and is protected from unauthorized copying and dissemination by United States copyright law, trademark law, international conventions and other intellectual property laws.
Product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. We do not claim ownership of content submitted by users without compensation by user/consumer and with the expectation that such content will be made publicly accessible through our website. By submitting such content, however, you agree to grant us a world-wide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, create derivative works from, and publicly perform or display such content. This license shall remain in effect until we delete the content from our systems.
SLAVEFREE is the owner and/or authorized user of any trademark and/or service mark, including, without limitation, the name “SlaveFree Partners” “SlaveFree”, appearing on the Website and is the copyright owner or licensee of the content and/or information on the Website. By placing them on the Website, SLAVEFREE does not grant Users any license or other authorization to copy or use its trademarks, service marks, copyrighted material, or other intellectual property, except as provided herein.
Copyright infringement; notice and take down procedures | MEMBER acknowledges and agrees that You cannot require SLAVEFREE to remove any Consumer Content from the website. If you believe that any materials on this website infringe your copyright, you may request that they be removed. This request must bear a signature (or electronic equivalent) of the copyright holder or an authorized representative and must include the following information:
1 identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed, including a description of the work and, where possible, a copy or the location of an authorized version of the work;
2 identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and its location, including a description of the material, its website location or other pertinent information that will help us to locate the material;
3 your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
4 a statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the materials is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
5 a statement that the information in your claim is accurate; and
6 a statement that “under penalty of perjury,” you declare that you are the lawful copyright owner or are authorized to act on the owner’s behalf.
Our agent for copyright issues relating to this website is: Harold Graham 1060 Woodcock Rd. Ste. 128 Orlando, FL USA; info@SlaveFree.io
Jurisdictional issues | We make no representation that information on this website, or the products or services we provide, are appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Those who choose to access this website from outside the United States do so on their own initiative and at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
Termination | We may terminate any user’s subscription or access to our website or services, including access to any online discussion forum or chat room, in our sole discretion, for any reason and at any time, with or without prior notice and without issuing partial or full refunds of fees already rendered. It is our policy to terminate users who violate these terms and conditions, as deemed appropriate in our sole discretion. You agree that we are not liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to our website or services. In the event this Agreement is terminated, certain provisions of this Agreement shall continue to remain in effect.
Enforcement | These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of Florida, United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law. All disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions shall be finally resolved by arbitration conducted in the English language in Orange County, Florida, USA under the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. The parties shall appoint as sole arbitrator a retired judge who presided in the State of Florida. The parties shall bear equally the cost of the arbitration (except that the prevailing party shall be entitled to an award of reasonable attorneys’ fees incurred in connection with the arbitration in such an amount as may be determined by the arbitrator). All decisions of the arbitrator shall be final and binding on both parties and enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we shall be entitled to seek injunctive relief, security or other equitable remedies from federal and state courts located in the State of Florida or any other court of competent jurisdiction. Under no circumstances shall the arbitrator be authorized to award punitive damages, including but not limited to federal or state statutes permitting multiple or punitive damage awards. Any purported award of punitive or multiple damages shall be beyond the arbitrator’s authority, void and unenforceable.
MEMBER understands and agrees that, because damages resulting from MEMBER’S breach of this Agreement are difficult to calculate, if it becomes necessary for SLAVEFREE to pursue legal action to enforce the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement, MEMBER will be liable to pay SLAVEFREE reasonable amounts as liquidated damages, which MEMBER will accept as reasonable estimates of SLAVEFREE damages for the specified breaches of this Agreement.
Severability | If any part of these Terms and Conditions is held to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
Entire agreement | These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein. We may, at our sole discretion and without notice, revise these terms at any time by updating this posting.
This Agreement may not be re-sold or assigned by MEMBER. If MEMBER assigns, or tries to assign, this Agreement, such assignment or attempted assignment will be void and unenforceable. It will not be considered a waiver of SLAVEFREE’s rights if SLAVEFREE fails to enforce any of the terms or conditions of this Agreement against MEMBER. In the event a court finds a provision in this Agreement to not be valid, MEMBER and SLAVEFREE agree that such court’s findings will not affect the validity or enforceability of all other provisions remaining in the Agreement. No joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship exists between the MEMBER and SLAVEFREE as a result of this Agreement or use of the Services.
The person agreeing to this Agreement and the Terms and Conditions on behalf of the MEMBER hereby represents and warrants that s/he has the power and authority to bind MEMBER and the company You represent and that this Agreement and the Terms and Conditions constitutes a valid and binding agreement of MEMBER.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOU MUST NOT USE THE SERVICES. BY USING THE SERVICES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.