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Terms and conditions


Table of Contents:

  1. Introduction
  2. User Responsibility
  3. Intellectual Property
  4. Privacy Policy
  5. Transactions and Payments
  6. User Generated Content
  7. Third Party Links
  8. Limitations of Liability
  9. Indemnification
  10. Membership-Based Site
  11. Adjustment of Fees and External Advertising
  12. Priority for Community-Enriching Businesses
  13. Governing Law
  14. Changes to Terms
  15. Contact Information
  16. Effective Date

Introduction

Welcome to KeptLocal! Businesses, by using our platform, agree to our terms for promoting their services.

User Responsibility

  • Maintain accurate and honest business information.
  • Businesses offering dishonest products/services will be banned.
  • Hate/discrimination content will be removed; risk of business ban.

Intellectual Property

  • KeptLocal owns site’s themes, images, and branding.
  • Businesses own their own content and branding.
  • Unauthorized use of others’ content is prohibited.
  • KeptLocal may use business content for site promotion.

Privacy Policy

Please refer to our separate privacy policy page.

Transactions and Payments

  • Payments made to KeptLocal are final sale and non-refundable.
  • Businesses can cancel their engagement at any time.

User Generated Content

  • Businesses must possess legal rights to the content they submit.
  • Legal ownership disputes will be settled as per local jurisdiction laws.
  • KeptLocal will cooperate with authorities to prevent fraudulent or illegal activities.

Third Party Links

KeptLocal.com may include external links; these are not intended to be malicious.

Limitations of Liability

  • KeptLocal is a promotional platform; individual business success may vary.
  • KeptLocal is not liable for business damages, income loss, or interactions with customers.

Indemnification

By using KeptLocal, users indemnify KeptLocal.com, its employees, and partners from any claims arising due to their use of the platform.

Membership-Based Site

KeptLocal operates as a membership-based site. Membership fees are used to cover all costs associated with the maintenance, operation, and promotion of the platform. This includes, but is not limited to, server expenses, employee wages, and advertising efforts aimed at fostering business growth.

Adjustment of Fees and External Advertising

In the event that membership fees are insufficient to sustain the operational requirements of KeptLocal, the platform reserves the right to adjust membership fees as necessary. Additionally, KeptLocal may explore the inclusion of external advertising sources as an avenue to generate additional revenue. Any adjustments or changes to membership fees or the introduction of external advertising sources will be communicated to members.

Priority for Community-Enriching Businesses

KeptLocal prioritizes businesses that contribute to the community’s enrichment and well-being. Businesses with a demonstrated commitment to community benefit will receive additional promotional support, mentions, and other promotional opportunities. Conversely, businesses with lesser community enrichment may receive reduced priority with KeptLocal, up to and including the possibility of refusal of service. Our goal is to create a platform that celebrates and supports businesses that align with our mission of community betterment.

Governing Law

  • KeptLocal aims to comply with local laws in its jurisdiction.
  • Users are responsible for conducting business within their local jurisdiction’s laws.

Changes to Terms

  • KeptLocal reserves the right to modify terms; notifications will be sent via email and other provided means.

Contact Information

For any inquiries, concerns, or suggestions, please use the “Contact Us” page.

Effective Date

These terms and conditions are current as of August 27, 2023

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