Request to Join
Updated October, 2021
The terms and conditions set forth below ("Terms") govern your use of https://partnerleague.net (the “Site”), a website owned and operated by Swift Commerce Limited; and the Partner League Community the access to which is provided through our Site (“we”, “us”, “our”, “Partner League”, “Community”), These Terms are a legal contract between you and Partner League, and govern your access to, and use of, Partner League’s Site as well as all associated sites linked to https://partnerleague.net by Partner League, its subsidiaries, and its affiliated companies, together with the services available through this Site including, but not limited to, the private Partner League Community. If you do not agree with any of these Terms, do not access or otherwise use this Site, any services available through this Site or any information contained on this Site. By using and visiting our Site and by requesting the access to Services provided by us, including but not limited to the private Partner League Community access, you agree to be bound by these Terms and you indicate your continued acceptance of these Terms.
1.1. Partner League is a private Community of founders and marketing professionals at top Shopify partner companies. The Community connects Shopify partners, founders and experts who wish to have access to a network of professionals interested in engaging into partnership projects, attracting collaborations and finding co-marketing opportunities.
1.2. The Community members (“Community Members”) who have an active subscription with us can access a private Community workspace (“Community Workspace”) to communicate, brainstorm, discuss or collaborate in any other lawful form with a group of vetted members and take part in Community activities, workshops, meet ups and other events.
1.3. As a condition for joining the Community, you agree that:
(I) You are of at least eighteen (18) years of age;
(II) You will provide only truthful and accurate information when registering for our Services and the Community access, and that you will keep such information up-to-date;
(III) Your use of our Services will not violate any applicable law or regulation;
(IV) If you are engaging our Services for your company’s use and that you are an authorized representative who has the authority to legally bind your company to these Terms;
(V) You are not a citizen or resident of, or located in, a country or region:
(a) in which use or participation is prohibited by law, decree, regulation, treaty or administrative act; or
(b) that is subject to Canada, U.S. or other sovereign country sanctions or embargoes such as imposed under the United Nations Act (UNA), Special Economic Measures Act (SEMA) or Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (JVCFOA), including without limitation Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria; or
(VI) You are not an individual or an individual employed by or associated with an entity identified on the U.S. Department of Commerce's Denied Persons or Entity List, the U.S. Department of Treasury's Specially Designated Nationals or Blocked Persons Lists, or the Department of State's Debarred Parties List or otherwise ineligible to receive items subject to U.S. export control laws and regulations, or other economic sanction rules of any sovereign nation.
1.4. Partner League reserves the right to reject you the access to the Community at any time, for any reason and without limitation.
2.1. If you wish to join Partner League, you must send a request to join the Community by clicking a button on our Site, and fill out the questionnaire that will be further reviewed by the Partner League admin. If the request is approved, you’ll receive an invitation to a private Community Workspace. Users must ensure that their login details, in particular their password, are kept confidential and secure at all times to prevent any unauthorized use by third parties.
2.2. Users shall not use as a username the name of another person or entity or that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trademark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than with appropriate authorization, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene.
2.3. Users are responsible for all activities that occur in the private Community Workspace using your access. Users are recommended not to share your password, let anyone else access your password or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your password. Users may change, correct or remove any information from your Community workspace account facilitated by Slack by logging into your account directly and making the desired changes, that being governed by Slack Terms & Policies.
2.4. If a User suspects or becomes aware of any unauthorized use of their Community account, the User shall notify Partner League immediately without undue delay. If the User is responsible for the unauthorized use of their account in the Partner League Community Workspace(i.e. due to his/her own negligence), he/she shall be liable for all consequences of use by a third party.
2.5. To aid us in providing Users with a customized experience, Users may be asked to provide additional information during the registration process, such as a website URL and a brief on what value they hope to add and what goals they wish to reach through joining the Community. Once a User has submitted their request to join Partner League, a Community administrator shall have, at its sole discretion, the right to approve or reject the requested access.
3.1. Partner League Community members may provide content, advice, feedback, insights or get engaged in other types of activities and collaborations through the private Community workspace. Certain information, documents, products and services provided on and through this Community, including data, content, logos, graphics and images (collectively the “Materials) are provided to you by Partner League or by its Community members and are the copyrighted and/or trademarked works of the respective parties.
3.2. You acknowledge and agree that you have no right to modify, edit, copy, reproduce, create derivative works of, reverse engineer, alter, enhance or in any way exploit any of the Materials in any manner.
4.1. Once a User’s request to join the Community gets approved, a Partner League admin will provide the User with a payment link to purchase a membership access to the private Community workspace. The Community membership is a subscription-based service and will be automatically renewed in accordance with the membership terms after the date of activation or last renewal date.
4.2. Partner League offers you participation in the private Community through the following subscription types:
(I) Quarterly/Yearly Membership – Regular Member
(II) Quarterly/Yearly Membership – Vendor Member
Please contact Partner League support at firstname.lastname@example.org for the details of each subscription type.
4.3. If there is a failure by the User to pay on time, or if Partner League is unable to charge the User’s credit card or other payment method, Partner League has the right to reject the User’s access to the community and suspend or terminate the Services. You are expressly agreeing that Partner League is permitted to bill you for the applicable fees, any applicable tax and any other charges you may incur in connection with your use of the Services and the Community and the fees will be billed to your credit card or other payment method designated on your initial registration with this Community, and thereafter at regular intervals for the remainder of the term of these Terms. If the User has a balance due on any account, Partner League will be entitled to charge such unpaid fees to your credit card or otherwise bill you for such unpaid fees.
Partner League offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Users who are not satisfied with the outcome of their subscription purchase within the first 7 (seven) days of participation in the Community, may contact email@example.com to request a full refund of their most recent subscription charge.
By using the Site and/or our Services, you consent to receiving electronic communications from Partner League. These electronic communications may include notices about applicable fees and charges, transactional information and other information concerning or related to the Community, the Site and/or services provided on or through the Community or the Site. These electronic communications are part of your relationship with Partner League. You agree that any notices, agreements, disclosures or other communications that we send you electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that such communications be in writing.
This Site and the private Community Workspace may contain links to third party sites and or pages that will allow you to interact and/or conduct transactions with such third-party sites. If you decide to access any of these third-party sites, you agree and acknowledge that you do so at your own risk. Partner League does not verify, make any representations, or assume any responsibility for such third-party sites, including, without limitation, the truthfulness, accuracy, quality or completeness of the content, services, links displayed and/or any other activities conducted on or through such third-party sites. These Terms shall not cover your interaction or usage of any third-party sites.
8.1 You acknowledge that you are responsible for the information, opinions, messages, comments, photos, videos, graphics, sounds, software and other content or material that you, either through yourself or a third party associated with your account, submit, upload, post or otherwise make available on or through the Community (each a “Submission”),and that you, and not Partner League, have full responsibility for each such Submission, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, and trademark and copyright ownership (and the burden of determining whether any material is protected by any such right or is otherwise illegal or inappropriate is on you).
8.2 You shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from any Submission made available on or through your participation in the Community. You expressly acknowledge that you are fully responsible for any Submission that you make or cause to be made available on the Community private workspace.
Partner League is not responsible or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any User Content posted by you or any other Community member. Member are solely responsible for independently verifying the quality, relevance, and/or accuracy of any information provided by other Community members before relying on it, and for determining the suitability of any information that Community members obtain through the use of the Services. You acknowledge that use of the information and content obtained through the use of the Services is at your own risk.
By using the Site and participating in Partner League Community you acknowledge and agree that:
9.1 We are not responsible for validating or vetting the expertise or qualification of any particular user;
9.2 We do not endorse or support any type of communication in the Community, including through the private Community workspace;
9.3 We have no liability to you with respect to any content, communication, other interaction with other Partner League members and users that are facilitated through the Community workspace; and
9.4 We do not make any representations or warranties with respect to the quality of communications between Partner League members and/or users, do not guarantee that will be able to connect or interact with any particular Community member or user, and we will not be liable to you for any such failure.
If you have a dispute with one or more Partner League users or members, you expressly agree to release us and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes, including damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, privacy or data. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to become involved in any way with these disputes.
10.1 As a condition to your use of the Site and participation in the Partner League Community, you agree not to, without limitation:
a. Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
b. Use racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive language;
c. Discuss or incite to illegal activity;
d. Use explicit/obscene language or solicit/post sexually explicit images (actual or simulated).
e. Post anything that exploits children or minors or that depicts cruelty to animals;
f. Post any copyrighted or trademarked materials without the express permission from the owner;
g. Decompile, reverse engineer, or otherwise attempt to obtain the source code of any content on the Site or any technology or content shared in the private Community workspace;
h. Use, store, copy, upload, display, post, reproduce, modify, translate, republish, distribute, broadcast, transmit, create derivative works from, display, license, sell or otherwise exploit any part of the Services, including any information shared in the private Community workspace, in any form whatsoever other than as expressly permitted under these Terms of Service.
i. Use contact information received through the Site or Services, including any information shared in the private Community workspace, for phishing, spamming and other unsolicited communications or data collection.
j. Use the Site and/or Services, including any information shared in the private Community workspace, in a manner intended to damage, disable, overburden or impair the Services or to disrupt or interfere with another’s use of the Services.
k. Attempt to hack or otherwise gain unauthorized access to the Site or the private Community user accounts.
l. Disseminate any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, 'junk mail', 'spam', 'chain letters', 'pyramid schemes', or any other form of such solicitation.
m. Use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site and private Community workspace;
n. Take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
o. Alter the opinions or comments posted by others in the Community workspace; and
p. Take any action that may otherwise harm, damage, disrupt or overburden the Site and the Community workspace, interfere with any other User’s use of the Site and Community workspace, and/or violate these Terms.
The list of prohibitions above are only examples and are not meant to be complete or exhaustive. 10.2 Partner League reserves the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Community if your account is used to engage in any unlawful and prohibited activity listed under Clause 10.1 above, or for any conduct that Partner League determines to be inappropriate or disruptive to this Site or the Community, with or without notice to you.
10.3 Partner League may report to law enforcement authorities any actions that may be illegal, or if it receives reports of such conduct. When legally required or at Partner League’s discretion, Partner League will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in any investigation of alleged illegal activity on this Site or on the Internet.
PartnerLeague takes our confidentiality requirements very seriously. “ConfidentialInformation” means all of the non-public information that you become aware ofand that is shared by Partner League Community members in the private Communityworkspace, including but not limited to business plans and decisions,projections, customers and suppliers, pipelines, trade secrets, discoveries,product specifications, legal matters, investor and shareholder information,employment information, the identity of Partner League Community members andpersonal information that they share, the terms of membership for PartnerLeague Community, text messages shared in private or public channels of theprivate Community Workspace, or screenshots or any other means of a copy ofmessages shared in the Community Workspace unless an official writtenpermission is granted for sharing any type of Confidential Information by theCommunity Admin or the Community member to whom such information belongs.
Byregistering and using the Site and Services, you expressly agree to hold allConfidential Information in confidence and to protect all such information withthe same measures that you take with respect to your confidential materials,and in no case less than reasonable measures. Your obligation to protectConfidential Information shall survive the severeness of your agreement withPartner League and continue indefinitely.
12. Intellectual Property Rights
Trademarks,names and logos of the Community members are the property of their respectiveowners. Unless otherwise specified, all information and screens appearing onthis Site or private Community workspace, including documents, services, sitedesign, text, graphics, logos, images and icons, as well as the arrangementthereof, are the sole intellectual property of respective owners. All rightsunder applicable laws are hereby expressly reserved. Except with the expresspermission of owners, any distribution, modification, retransmission, orpublication of any copyrighted material belonging to Partner League or its Communitymembers is strictly prohibited.
Nothing inthese Terms creates a relationship of agent and principal, partners, fiduciary,joint venturers or employer–employee between you and Partner League, or betweenyou and any Community member, and no act or obligation of either party will inany way bind the other.
14. Disclaimer of Warranties
14.1 Neither the Site Materials norSubmissions from the Community members on the private Community Workspace havebeen verified or authenticated in whole or in part by Partner League, and theymay include inaccuracies or typographical or other errors. Partner League doesnot warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the Site Materials or Submissions. PartnerLeague has no liability for any errors or omissions in the Site Materialsand/or Submissions, whether provided by Partner League or Community Members.
14.2 Partner League, for itself and itssubsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, agents, representatives, third-partyservices providers, and any of the foregoing entities' respective officers,directors, owners, employees, agents, partners, contractors, representatives,successors and assignees makes no express, implied or statutoryrepresentations, warranties, or guarantees in connection with this Site and theServices, relating to the quality, suitability, truth, accuracy or completenessof any information or material contained or presented on this Site and theCommunity workspace, including without limitation the Site Materials orSubmissions on this Site or the Community workspace. Unless otherwiseexplicitly stated, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, thisSite, the Services, Site Materials, Submissions, and any information ormaterial contained or presented on this site and the Community Workspace isprovided to you on an “as is,” “as available” and “where-is” basis with nowarranty of implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particularpurpose, or non-infringement of third-party rights. Partner League does notprovide any warranties against viruses, spyware or malware that may beinstalled on your computer.
15. Limitation of Liability
You agreeand acknowledge that your use of this Site and/or our Services including thoseprovided through the Community Workspace is at your own risk. To the extentpermitted by law, Partner League, its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors,agents, representatives, third-party services providers, and any of theforegoing entities' respective officers, directors, owners, employees, agents,partners, contractors, representatives, successors and assignees, will not beliable to you for damages, direct or indirect, extraordinary, exemplary,punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including loss ofdata, revenue, profits, use or other economic advantage) arising out of or inconnection with your use of this Site and/or our Services.
16.1 You agree to indemnify, defendand hold harmless, Partner League, its affiliates and service providers, andtheir respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors,representatives, and third-party providers from and against any and all claimsor liability, including costs and legal fees, arising from or in connectionwith your violation of these Terms, your use of the Site and/or your engagementof our Services.
16.2 In the event that there are third party claimsagainst you for which you may seek damages from us under this Terms, or we aresubject to any claim for which we have the right to be indemnified by you, wereserve the right at our expense in the case of claims by third parties againstyou, and at your expense in the case of claims for which we have the right tobe indemnified by you, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any suchclaim, and you agree that in any event no such claim can be settled without ourwritten consent.
17. Compliance with Local Laws
PartnerLeague makes no representation that the Site, the Partner League Community Workspaceand their contents are appropriate or available for use in any jurisdiction.You agree that you shall obey all federal, state, and local laws, regulationsand rules that apply when you use the Site and/or our Services.
18. Access and Availability of Site
We do not guaranteeuninterrupted, continued, or secure access to the Site and the Communityworkspace. Part of the Site and the Community Workspace may be unexpectedlyunavailable for whatever duration, and forvarious reasons that may include system malfunctions and disruption, Internetaccess downtime and other technical problems beyond our control for which wecannot and shall not be held responsible. You agree that your use of the Site andthe Community Workspace is at your own risk and that you will not hold usresponsible for any damage or loss caused by your inability to use the Site orthe Community Workspace for any reason whatsoever. We reserve the right to takeany part or all of the Site and the Community Workspace offline for variousreasons including but not limited to system maintenance or upgrading.
If yousend or transmit any communications, comments, questions, suggestions, orrelated materials to Partner League, whether by letter, email, telephone, orotherwise (collectively, “Feedback”), suggesting or recommending changesto the Site, and the Services offered through the Site or the Community Workspaceor Site Materials, including, without limitation, new features or functionalityrelating thereto, all such Feedback is, and will be treated as,non-confidential and non-proprietary. You hereby assign all right, title, andinterest in, and Partner League is free to use, without any attribution orcompensation to you, any ideas, know-how, concepts, techniques, or otherintellectual property and proprietary rights contained in the Feedback, whetheror not patentable, for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to,developing, manufacturing, having manufactured, licensing, marketing, andselling, directly or indirectly, products and services using such Feedback. Youunderstand and agree that Partner League is not obligated to use, display,reproduce, or distribute any such ideas, know-how, concepts, or techniquescontained in the Feedback, and you have no right to compel such use, display,reproduction, or distribution.
20.1 If you breach these Terms, Partner League mayterminate and/or suspend your access to the Community Workspace without notice.Partner League prefers to advise you of your inappropriate behavior and torecommend any necessary corrective action. However, certain violations of theseTerms, as determined by Partner League, may result in immediate termination ofyour access to the Community workspace.
20.2 Notwithstanding Clause 20.1 above, PartnerLeague may opt to give you notice of your inappropriate behavior instead and torecommend the necessary corrective action. For the avoidance of doubt, this isat Partner League’s sole discretion, and Partner League is not required to giveyou prior notice of any termination of your access to the Community workspace.
20.3 Partner League may, also in its solediscretion, and at any time discontinue providing access to the Community Workspaceor any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination ofyour access to the Community workspace, under any provision of the Terms, maybe effected without prior notice to you.
20.4 The intellectual property, disclaimer ofwarranties, limitation of liability, indemnities, governing law and disputeresolution clauses shall survive any termination of these Terms.
If any provision or part-provision of theseTerms becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed modified tothe minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable. If suchmodification is not possible, the relevant provision or part-provision shall bedeemed deleted. Any modification to or deletion of a provision orpart-provision under this clause shall not affect the validity andenforceability of the rest of these Terms.
22. Data Privacy and Protection
We may modify or amend these Terms at any timewithout notice to reflect the changes, with or without cause.
No failure or delay by a party to exercise anyright or remedy provided under these Terms or by law shall constitute a waiverof that or any other right or remedy, nor shall it prevent or restrict thefurther exercise of that or any other right or remedy. No single or partialexercise of such right or remedy shall prevent or restrict the further exerciseof that or any other right or remedy.
25. Entire Agreement
These Termsconstitutes the entire Terms herein and supersedes all prior or contemporaneousoral or written agreements.
26. GoverningLaw and Dispute Resolution
26.1 These Terms and any dispute or claimarising out of or in connection with its subject matter and/or formation shallbe governed by and construed with the laws of the Hong Kong SpecialAdministrative Region.
26.2 Any dispute or claim arising out of, or inconnection with these Terms, or its subject matter and/or its formation, including but not limited to, disputesabout the validity, scope or enforceability of these Terms to arbitration("Disputes") shall be settled by binding arbitrationin accordance with the commercial rules of arbitration of the Hong Kong InternationalArbitration Center (HKIAC). Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitratedon an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration withany claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conductedin Hong Kong, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered by any courtof competent jurisdiction. Either party may seek any interim or preliminaryrelief from a court of competent jurisdiction in Hong Kong necessary to protectthe rights or property of you or Carson pending the completion of arbitration.
26.3 Notwithstanding Clause 26.2 above, youor Partner League may choose to pursue a Dispute in court and not byarbitration if (i) the Dispute qualifies to be initiated at the Small ClaimsTribunal, or (ii) you opt-out of these arbitration procedures within thirty(30) days from the date that you first consent to this agreement (“Opt-OutDeadline”). Swift Commerce Limited, Unit 2A, 17/F, Glenealy Tower, No1Glenealy, Central, HKG. Your written notification must include (i) your name,(ii) your address, and (iii) a clear statement that you do not wish to resolvedisputes with Partner League through arbitration. Your decision to opt-out ofarbitration will have no adverse effect on your relationship with PartnerLeague. Any opt-out request received after the Opt-Out Deadline will not bevalid and you must pursue your Dispute in arbitration (or Small Claims Tribunalas designated above).
26.4 For all Disputes, whether pursued in court orarbitration, you must first give Partner League an opportunity to resolve theDispute. You must commence this process by mailing written notification toSwift Commerce Limited, 2A, 17/F, Glenealy Tower, No1 Glenealy, Central, HKG.That written notification must include (i) your name, (ii) your address, (iii)a written description of your Claim, and (iv) a description of the specific reliefyou seek. If Partner League does not resolve the Dispute within forty-five (45)days after it receives your written notification, you may pursue your Disputein accordance with this Clause 26.
26.5 Where permitted by law, you and PartnerLeague agree that any cause of action arising out of or in connection with youruse of the Site, Community Workspace and the services available through theSite must be commenced within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues.Otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.
26.6 For the purpose of this Provision, “PartnerLeague” means Partner League and its parents, subsidiary, and affiliatecompanies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, andagents.
27. Contact Us
If youhave any questions about these Terms or otherwise need to contact PartnerLeague for any reason, you can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org.