Terms

Terms of Service Agreement

STANDARD AGREEMENT

By using any of any of Government Development Center Inc’s (“GDC’s or “firm”) service (“service”), you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”).  These Terms of Service shall serve as an agreement (the “Agreement”) between GDC and the government contractor/vendor (“customer” “client” or “you” or “your”), hereafter collectively referred to as the parties (“Parties” or “Party”).

BY ACCEPTING THIS AGREEMENT, EITHER BY COMPLETING THE ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS BY CLICKING A BOX INDICATING YOUR ACCEPTANCE OR BY PHONE, EMAIL OR FAX, YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU ARE ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF A COMPANY OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO BIND SUCH ENTITY TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE SUCH AUTHORITY, OR IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MUST NOT ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT AND MAY NOT USE THE SERVICES.

GDC reserves the right to update and change this Agreement from time to time without notice. You can review the most current version of this Agreement any time at http://www.govdevctr.com/terms.html

Service Terms

You must be 18 years or older to use this Service.

You must provide your legal full name, a valid email address, payment details, and any other information requested.

You are responsible for all trade-marks, logos, media, text, graphics, animations, audio components, video components, photos or any other information (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Content”) used in any form of marketing.

You may not use the Service for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You must not, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).

You must be a human. Service registration or access by “bots” or other automated methods are not permitted.

All terms within are for all agreements with GDC no section of the terms stand alone, even though some terms are separated for different contract money totals. Please read entire terms of service agreement before hiring GDC.

Pricing and Modifications to the Service

Government Development Center will charge you a fee for the Service which will vary with the type of Service(s) rendered by Government Development Center Inc.  All fees are subject to change at any time.  We will notify you in advance of any fee changes. Government Development Center Inc. shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the service.

Payment Terms

A valid credit card or checking account is required to set up any type of Service with Government Development Center Inc. By using any GDC’s service, you hereby authorize GDC to draw payment(s) from Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, or checking account covering all fees or dues and all other applicable payment(s) to your Service. All subscriptions to any GDC service will renew automatically and will continue until a notice of cancellation is received if a minimum amount of payments are required cancellations will only apply to the end date of the contractual amount of payments. All fees are exclusive of all taxes, levies, or duties imposed by taxing authorities. GDC reserves the right to revoke access to services if your balance is overdue or invoices are not paid in full. If for any reason you default on your contracted payment obligations, you hereby authorize GDC or its assignee to collect the outstanding monies, plus service charges and interest, in any method available to GDC. You shall indemnify GDC for all collection or legal fees incurred by GDC in order to satisfy your payment defaults.

Refund Policy

There will be no refunds or credits for setup fees, partial months of Service, upgrade/downgrade refunds, or refunds for months unused with any Service. In the case of services ordered by telephone GDC will offer a 3 day right of resection for a refund. A 10% processing fee will be deducted from any and all monies paid to GDC. In order to treat everyone equally, no exceptions will be made.

Cancellation and Termination

You are solely responsible for canceling your service. You can cancel your service by phone, email or the contact form located http://www.governmentregister.com/contact.  after all obligatory payments have been made in full. Your GDC membership will continue in effect unless and until you cancel your membership or we terminate it. Any questions in regards to cancellations should be directed to info@govdevctr.com or by calling 888-232-3650. Cancellations sent to any other email address or voicemail messages will not be accepted. All of your Content will be deleted from the Service upon cancellation. This Content cannot be recovered once your Service is canceled. You must cancel your membership before it renews each month/quarter/year in order to avoid billing for the following month’s/quarter’s/year’s fees. If you cancel the service before the end of your current paid up month/quarter/year, your cancellation will take effect immediately and you will not be charged again.  You will still be able to access the Service until your current payment cycle expires. You may cancel this Agreement at any time after all obligatory payments have been made to GDC, following which GDC shall not be required to render any further Service as per the terms of this agreement.

Termination by Government Development Center Inc.

GDC, at its sole discretion, has the right to suspend or terminate your Service and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service, or any other GDC service, for any reason at any time. Such termination of the service will result in the deactivation or deletion of your service or your access to your service, and the forfeiture and relinquishment of all content in your service. GDC reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time. In the event of a cancellation and/or termination of your Service, GDC will not be held responsible or liable for any damages that you or your clients incur as a result of any agreements made between you and your clients. Upon expiration or termination of this Agreement: (a) You shall return or, at GDC’s request, destroy all confidential information, and (b) other than as provided herein, all rights and obligations of each Party under this Agreement, exclusive of the service, shall survive.

Affiliation

Government Development Center Inc.(GDC) is not a government agency or affiliated with any other private company, government departments, agencies or entities in any way.

Transfer of Customers upon Sale or Dissolution

Upon dissolution GDC agrees to provide all Content and necessary information, including client contact details and existing contracts and registrations, to transfer the new business owner or corporate entity so that they may maintain Service with GDC. Upon dissolution, your subscription will cancel without notice or refund.

Customer Support

Customer and technical support is only available 9-5 Monday – Friday via telephone 888-232-3650, email info@govdevctr.com. GDC will make the best efforts to respond to all reasonable requests in a timely manner.  You understand that GDC will not be held liable for any loss or misfortune that may occur from support or technical recommendations, or the time at which it may take for the support or technical issue to be addressed.

Copyright and Content Ownership

We claim no intellectual property rights over the material you provide to the service. Your materials remain yours. However, by using GDC’s marketing applications, you agree to allow others to view and share Your Content. GDC does not pre-screen Content, but GDC and its designee have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any content. You shall be solely responsible for securing and paying for all digital content licenses and any other Trademark or Copyright licenses from Content owners (or their agents) required in connection for you to use in connection with the GDC service.

Warranty

GDC does not warrant that (i) the service will meet your specific requirements, (ii) the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable, (iv) the quality of any products, service, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the service will meet your expectations, and (v) any errors in the service will be corrected.

Liability

You expressly understand and agree that GDC 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 (even if GDC has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from: (i) the use or the inability to use the service; (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the service; (iii) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on the service; or (v) or any other matter relating to the service.

Customer Indemnification and Liability

You agree to indemnify, save and hold harmless GDC from any and all damages, liabilities, costs, losses or expenses arising out of any claim, demand, or action by a third party arising out of any breach of your responsibilities or obligations, representations or warranties under this Agreement.

Intellectual Property

Each Party acknowledges that in connection with this Agreement it may have access to proprietary information of the other Party, including but not limited to trade secrets, data, processes, technical information, business knowledge, pricing, service providers, financials, hosting providers, technology partners, research and development and marketing strategies (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Confidential Information”). You acknowledge that the disclosure of Confidential Information in any manner would be highly detrimental to the interest of GDC. You agree that the right to maintain such Confidential Information constitutes a proprietary right, which GDC is entitled to protect.  Accordingly, you, your agents and your employees agree that they cannot disclose or permit (either during this Agreement or thereafter) the disclosure any Confidential Information to any person, or use or permit the use of same, for any purposes other than those of the owner of such information. You shall not use any Confidential Information of GDC except as may be necessary to perform your respective obligations under this Agreement. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Confidential Information shall not include any information that is in the public domain or becomes publicly known through no fault of you.

SourceWrite

A valid credit card or checking account is required to set up any service with GDC. By using any GDC’s service, you hereby authorize GDC to charge your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or checking account covering all fees for your service. The fee structure will be stated in a written agreement, Service will render services as per the terms of this agreement.

In case of services ordered by telephone GDC will offer a 3 day right of resection for a refund. A 10% processing fee plus a prorated daily amount will be deducted from any and all monies paid to GDC. There will be no refunds thereafter. In order to treat everyone equally, no exceptions will be made. This agreement will remain in effect until the contractual number of bids/proposals are processed or 12 months whichever comes first. We claim no intellectual property rights over the material you provide to the service. Your materials remain yours. GDC does not pre-screen the content you provide, but GDC and its designees have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse any marketing content sent by you. You shall be solely responsible for any Trademarks, logos or Copyright licenses.

You hereby agree to allow GDC to process any additional cost of submitting a bid(s) on your behalf. with the payment method, GDC has on file.  Client agrees that this is a bid sourcing and writing agreement, protests, and contract management are not included in this agreement. If a bid/proposal is worked on by any of GDC’s staff and the proposal doesn’t get submitted before the deadline due to no fault of ours GDC will count it as a submitted bid on your behalf unless an exemption is written and signed by both parties.

GDC cannot and will not guarantee the amount of solicitation you will receive due to the use of third-party vendors for this type of content. GDC reserves the right to revoke services if your balance is overdue or invoices are not paid in full. If for any reason you default on your contract obligations, you hereby authorize GDC or its assignee to collect the outstanding monies, plus service charges and interest, in any method available to GDC. You authorize GDC to collect the total contractual amount and you shall indemnify GDC for all collection or legal fees incurred by GDC in order to satisfy your defaults.

Contracting Service Plans/Programs

A valid credit card or checking account is required to set up any service with GDC. By using any GDC’s service, you hereby authorize GDC to draw automatic recurring payments from your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or checking account covering all fees for your service. You may cancel this Agreement at any time after all obligatory payments have been made to GDC. Obligatory payments will be stated in a written agreement, following which GDC shall not be required to render any further Service as per the terms of this agreement.

Plans/programs that contain a percentage of sales, GDC will automatically process any money owed to GDC for the full amount at the time of contract award unless other arrangements have been made in writing and signed by both parties. In the case of GDC writing a bid for client an additional percentage above and beyond any percentage/fee owed for the original plan/program or any fee charged for said service (State/Local extra 1.5% and Federal extra 2.5%)

We offer discounted rates to active participants in our programs/plans. Additional services not included in the agreed-upon plan will be discounted a minimum of 25% depending on the service ordered. GDC does bid writing as an additional service to many of our plans, the discounted rates start at $299.00 for state and local bids and $499.00 for federal. These are starting price points per bid and may go up depending on the particulars of each individual bid response. Before bid writing services will be rendered, a separate agreement must be written and signed by both parties.

In case of services ordered by telephone GDC will offer a 3 day right of resection for a refund of the initial quarterly fee. A 10% processing fee plus a prorated daily amount will be deducted from any and all monies paid to GDC. There will be no refunds thereafter. In order to treat everyone equally, no exceptions will be made. You are solely responsible for canceling your service. You can cancel your service anytime after your obligatory term. After the obligatory term, the agreement will remain in effect on a month to month or quarter to quarter basis until cancellation is received. You can cancel by phone 888-232-3650 or by email at info@govdevctr.com. We claim no intellectual property rights over the material you provide to the service. Your materials remain yours. GDC does not pre-screen marketing content, but GDC and its designee have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse any marketing content sent by you. You shall be solely responsible for any Trademarks, logos or Copyright licenses.

GDC cannot and will not guarantee the number of responses, delivered, and or opens of emails, or the accuracy of addresses, email addresses or telephone numbers of any government contact, agency or department due to the use of third-party vendors for this type of content. GDC reserves the right to revoke services if your balance is overdue or invoices are not paid in full. If for any reason you default on your contracted payment obligations, you hereby authorize GDC or its assignee to collect the outstanding monies, plus service charges and interest, in any method available to GDC. You authorize GDC to collect the total contractual amount and you shall indemnify GDC for all collection or legal fees incurred by GDC in order to satisfy your payment defaults.

General Policies

Your use of the service is at your sole risk. The service is provided on an “as-is” and “as available” basis.

You understand that GDC uses third party vendors and partners to provide the necessary services.

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 consent by GDC.

Verbal, physical, written or other abuse (including threats of abuse or retribution) of any GDC’s employee, member, or officer will result in immediate service termination.

You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the service, including your content, 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.

You must not upload, post, host, or transmit unsolicited email, SMSs, or “spam” messages.

You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.

Assignment

GDC may assign all of its rights, interests, and/or obligations pursuant to this Agreement to any person or Company without your consent. You shall not assign or transfer any of your right or obligations pursuant to this Agreement without the prior express written consent of GDC.

Jurisdiction

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Florida, United States

Entire Agreement

This Agreement shall insure to the benefit of and be binding upon each Party and its heirs, executors, administrators and permitted successors and assigns. The failure of GDC to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and GDC with respect to the subject matter hereof and cancel and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, understandings, negotiations and discussions, whether oral or written (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of this Agreement) between you and GDC with respect thereto.

Contact Us

Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to info@govdevctr.com

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