Welcome, and thanks for using Trusted-inc.com (Trusted)! When you use our services, you're agreeing to our terms, so please take a few minutes to read over the User Agreement below.
Note: You are entering into a legally binding agreement.
We are a membership-based cross-border B2B platform.
Our mission is to connect companies worldwide giving them the opportunity to expand their businesses, advertise and collaborate globally.
You'll keep your password a secret. You will not share an account with anyone else and will follow our rules and the law. As between you and others, your account belongs to you. You agree to: (a) try to choose a strong and secure password; (b) keep your password secure and confidential; (c) not transfer any part of your account (e.g., connections, groups) and (d) You are responsible for anything that happens through your account
You're okay with us using our websites and email to provide you with important notifications. You also agree that certain additional information can be shared with us. If the contact information you provide us isn't up to date, you may miss out on these notifications. You agree that we may provide notifications to you in the following ways: (a) through the Trusted platform, (b) an email sent to an address you provided, or (c) through other means including SMS, telephone, or mail. You agree to keep your contact information up to date on our system.
When you share information, other members can see, copy and use that information. Our Services allow messaging and sharing of information in many ways, such as your company profile, links to news articles and messages through the Trusted platform. Information and content that you share or post may be viewed by other Members. Note that messages sent and received through Trusted platform are by default private, only visible to the addressee. We are not obligated to publish any information or content on our Service and can remove it in our sole discretion, with or without notice.
You own all of the content and personal information you provide to us, but you also grant us a non-exclusive license to it.
You promise to only provide information and content that you have the right to share, and that your Trusted profile will be truthful.
As between you and Trusted, you own the content and information that you submit or post to the Service and you are only granting Trusted the following non-exclusive license: A worldwide, transferable and sublicensable right to use, copy, modify, distribute, publish, and process, information and content that you provide through our Service, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or others.
These rights are limited in the following ways:
You can end this license for specific content by deleting such content from the Services, or generally at the termination of your account, except (a) to the extent you shared it with others as part of the Service and they copied or stored it and (b) for the reasonable time it takes to remove from backup and other systems.
When you see or use others' content and information posted on our Service, it's at your own risk. Members may offer their own products and services through Trusted, and we aren't responsible for those activities. By using the Service, you may encounter content or information that might be inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, misleading, illegal, offensive or otherwise harmful. Trusted generally does not review content provided by our Members. You agree that we are not responsible for other Members content or information or for any damages as result of your use of or reliance on it. You are responsible for deciding if you want to access or use sites that link from our Service.
We have the right to limit how you connect and interact on our Service. We're providing you notice about our intellectual property rights. Trusted reserves the right to limit your use of the Service, including your ability to contact other Members. Trusted reserves the right to restrict, suspend, or terminate your account if Trusted believes that you may be in breach of this Agreement or law or are otherwise misusing the Service. Trusted reserves all of its intellectual property rights in the Service. For example, Trusted, T logo and other Trusted trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with Trusted are trademarks or registered trademarks of Trusted. Other trademarks and logos used in connection with the Service may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
You are strictly prohibited from the use of the Service for any purpose that violates any law applicable to you or the business you conduct through the Service, including, without limitation, fair competition and anti-trust laws, employment and anti-discrimination laws, anti-corruption laws, and securities regulation laws, such as laws prohibiting insider trading.
You agree that you are solely responsible for your conduct and use of the Service, and any consequences resulting from your use of the Service.
We act as a service provider for Members to communicate through the platform. We do not undertake responsibility for screening or monitoring messages. If you respond to any messages or enter into any transaction or agreement with another user based on a message, you agree that you are solely responsible for the consequences of such transaction or agreement. We make no recommendation that you should participate in business offers, either generally or with regard to any particular project, and we make no representation that your participation in any project will be beneficial to you. You agree to perform your own due diligence on each project and the other parties involved, before entering into any agreement or transaction based on the business offer.
Although we endeavor to extend membership in the Service only to legitimate companies, we do not perform any background verification on users. We assume no responsibility for the actions, conduct or omissions of our users. You agree to perform your own due diligence on any user with whom you decide to do business, before entering into any agreement or transaction.
We are under no obligation to monitor the conduct of our users, but we may investigate and respond when violations are reported. You may report inappropriate materials contributed by others or conduct to email@example.com. We are not required to make any such investigation, and we will not be liable to any user for taking or not taking any action.
This is our disclaimer of legal liability for the quality, safety, or reliability of our Service. TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED UNDER LAW, TRUSTED (AND THOSE THAT TRUSTED WORKS WITH TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES) (A) DISCLAIM ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS (E.G. WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY OF DATA, AND NONINFRINGEMENT); (B) DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE SERVICES WILL FUNCTION WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR ERRORS, AND (C) PROVIDE THE SERVICE (INCLUDING CONTENT AND INFORMATION) ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. SOME LAWS DO NOT ALLOW CERTAIN DISCLAIMERS, SO SOME OR ALL OF THESE DISCLAIMERS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
These are the limits of legal liability we may have to you. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER LAW (AND UNLESS TRUSTED HAS ENTERED INTO A SEPARATE WRITTEN AGREEMENT THAT SUPERSEDES THIS AGREEMENT), TRUSTED (AND THOSE THAT TRUSTED WORKS WITH TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR OTHERS FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, OPPORTUNITIES, REPUTATION, PROFITS OR REVENUES, RELATED TO THE SERVICES (E.G. OFFENSIVE OR DEFAMATORY STATEMENTS, DOWN TIME OR LOSS, USE OR CHANGES TO YOUR INFORMATION OR CONTENT). SOME LAWS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THESE LIMITS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
We can end this Agreement anytime we want. Trusted may terminate this Agreement at any time with notice. On termination, you lose the right to access or use the Service. The following shall survive termination: our rights to use and disclose your feedback; and members' rights to further re-share content and information you shared through the Service to the extent copied or re-shared prior to termination. You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how to close your Trusted account.
We collect information when you fill out a profile. A complete Trusted profile that includes company details – like your company name, products/service information, your company members' details – helps you get found by other companies for opportunities.
We automatically collect and store log information in server logs when you use our service or view content provided by Trusted. This may include:
We do not share personal information with companies, organizations and individuals outside of Trusted unless one of the following circumstances apply:
Effective: January 17, 2017