Terms and Conditions
The Authentic Messengers Terms and Conditions is a legal agreement that may seem dry and formal. However, we do encourage you to read through the entire document as you will be signing that you agree to these terms prior to participating in any and all Authentic Messenger Programs. Once you click “I agree”, you agree to the Membership Terms as a legally binding contract between you and Authentic Messengers, a division of Positive Media Ventures LLC. If you do not want to agree to these Membership Terms, we’re sorry but we will not be able to process your membership.
First, we want to be clear about the prime directive for this site, your membership and our relationship. This is to provide you a professional, effective and proven internet platform that will assist you in reaching a global audience with whom to share your Authentic Message and create a life and business that is fulfilling and rewarding.
We intend to create a global community of Authentic Messengers that is based on integrity, mutual respect and the vision of a world united by messages of love, honor, respect, unity and generosity. We ask that you act in a way that reflects this while joining with us to Create, Inspire and Empower every person we reach to share their Authentic Message.
We welcome you as a co-creator of Authentic Messengers.
Note: In these Terms of Membership, Content means all the content available on the Site including articles, events, forum discussions, ebooks, resources and all additional educational materials in writing, audio, video and screencast formats.
Last updated 11-20-2013
Authentic Messengers is a division of Positive Media Ventures LLC, an Oregon corporation and offers membership, programs, product and services through a website located at http://AuthenticMessengers.com and http://GlobalVisibilityPlan,com. Positive Media Ventures headquarters are located in Eugene, Oregon. Services, mentioned in this agreement includes, free of charge and offered for a fee memberships, events, materials, product and professional services. By accessing any of our Services, you agree to be bound by this agreement. The term User, refers to any visitor, member or client. You agree to use our services only if you abide by all applicable laws, rules and regulations, and terms of this Agreement. We reserve the right to modify this Agreement at any time and any modification is effective upon posting. We suggest you review this Agreement regularly.
Use of the Services and registration to be a Member of Authentic Messengers is void where prohibited. By using the Services, you represent and warrant that (a) all registration information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; (c) you are 18 years of age or older; and (d) your use of the Services does not violate any Applicable Law. Additional requirements for any particular Service will be give and agreed upon use of said Service.
Your Membership is non-transferable. You May Not share your username and password with anyone else or allow anyone else to access the Site using your username and password. All Content within this site is the property of Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC) and sharing it outside of membership is considered a copyright violation.
You are responsible for all activities that occur in conjunction with the use of your username and password. You agree to use reasonable care in keeping your username and password confidential and agree to notify Your Authentic Messenger Support Team as soon as you become aware of any unauthorized use of your membership, username or password.
You can ask for a refund of subscription fees under our “Money back Guarantee” policy, during the first seven (7) days of your subscription. You may also have rights granted to you by law which may entitle you to a refund of fees in specific circumstances. Apart from those things, refunds of subscription fees will not be made.
This Agreement, and any posted revision to this Agreement, shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Services or are a Member. You may terminate your Membership at any time, for any reason, by contacting Your Authentic Messenger Support Team. By choosing to terminate your Membership, you acknowledge and agree that all of your profile content, educational content and photos may be irrevocably deleted. Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC) may terminate your membership at any time for any or no reason, with or without prior notice or explanation, and without liability. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to reject, refuse to post or remove any posting, or to deny, restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of the Services at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice or explanation, and without liability.
In order to use the membership services, you agree to pay any applicable subscription fees agreed upon at the purchase of your initial subscription. If you choose to terminate your subscription, you will not be entitled to any refund of fees paid for that subscription period.
The Site will usually be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We may, however, need to interrupt or suspend your access to the Site or the provision of the Site’s services and Content, for maintenance, technical or other reasons. Content will be updated, changed or removed from time to time, at our discretion, so we can’t guarantee that specific Content will always be available on the Site.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Members and Users, third party developers or any other parties with whom you interact through Authentic Messengers Services. Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC) reserves the right, but has no obligation, to become involved in any way with any disputes.
- Intellectual Property: Rights to Content
Each item of Content is copyright of its author. Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC) does not claim any ownership rights in the Content that you submit, display or publish, through or in connection with the Services. After posting your Content on, through or in connection with Authentic Messengers Services, you continue to retain any such rights that you may have in your Content, subject to the limited license herein.
You hereby grant to Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC) a limited license to use, modify, delete from, add to, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute such Content solely on, through or in connection with Authentic Messengers Services, including, without limitation, distributing part or all of the Content included therein, in any media formats and through any media channels. This limited license does not grant Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC) the right to sell or otherwise distribute your Content outside of Authentic Messengers Services.
You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the Content or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth, and (ii) the posting of your Content on, through or in connection with all Authentic Messengers Services does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any other person or entity. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing any person or entity by reason of the use of any Content posted by you on or through all Authentic Messengers Services.
Positive Media Ventures, LLC owns and retains any Authentic Messengers and Positive Media Ventures Plan Content contributed Content, all other rights in the Site including its design, compilation, look and feel, and the rights to any Services, including ebooks, anthologies, tele-classes and other Content or Services compiled by Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC). Positive Media Ventures, LLC hereby grants you the rights to reproduce and display Authentic Messengers and Positive Media Ventures Plan Content solely for your personal use in connection with using and promoting the Authentic Messengers Services.
You May Not redistribute Authentic Messengers and Positive Media Ventures Plan Content (such as tutorials, eBooks, courses, checklists and resources). You may use, modify and manipulate Authentic Messengers and Positive Media Ventures Plan Content for your own personal educational purposes, but you must not otherwise exploit the Content in them, or redistribute the files. If you love the Content and want to share, please ask your friends to become members too!
You may not post any form of Prohibited Content. Despite this prohibition, information, materials, products or services provided by other Members may, in whole or in part, be unauthorized, impermissible or otherwise violate this Agreement, and Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC) assumes no responsibility or liability for this material. We may reject, refuse to post or delete any Content for any or no reason, including, but not limited to, Content that in our sole judgment violates this Agreement We reserve the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in our sole discretion, violates this provision.
The following are examples of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited to post on, through or in connection with Authentic Messengers Services.
Content that, in our sole discretion:
(a) Contains adult content: nudity, violence, or offensive subject matter or contains a link to an adult website
(b) Promotes or otherwise incites racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual
(c) Is patently offensive or harasses, advocates harassment or exploits in a sexual or violent manner another person or entity
(d) Promotes information that you know is false or misleading or promotes illegal activities
(e) Solicits or is designed to solicit personal information from anyone under 18
(f) Involves “spamming”, “chain Letters”, or “unsolicited mass mailings”
(g) Harvests e-mail addresses or “spiders”
(h) Attempt to interrupt or alter the Site’s operation in any way (for example through sending mass unsolicited messages, “flooding” servers, or introducing a virus, time bomb, trojan horse, worm, cancelbot or other computer routine)
(i) Promotes any criminal activity or enterprise or provides instructional information about illegal activities
(j) Involves commercial activities and/or sales such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes without written permission from Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC)
(k) Drug, alcohol, tobacco or weapon-related content
(l) Includes a photograph or video of another person without that person’s consent
(m) Violates or attempts to violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademark rights, contract rights or any other rights of any person or entity.
(n) Disclose personal information about others, particularly sensitive information
(o) Other illegal or offensive content
If you believe your work has been copied and posted on or through Authentic Messengers Services in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please send our Authentic Messengers Support Team a notification of claimed infringement with all of the following information:
- your address, telephone number, and email address;
- a description of the location of the alleged infringing material;
- a description of the copyright work that has been allegedly infringed; and
- a statement by you that you warrant that the information given in your claim is accurate and that you are either the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf
This information may be mailed to: Positive Media Ventures LLC, 59 Santa Clara Ave, Eugene, OR 97402.
Personal information that you disclose may be used by Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC), its agents and contractors in relation to your membership and the Site, including marketing activities for the Site.
We may disclose any personal information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request.
- Liability and Disclaimer
Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC) is not responsible for and makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the User Content or the accuracy and reliability of the User Content posted through or in connection with Authentic Messengers Services, by Users of the Services, and such User Content does not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC). In addition, Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC) is not responsible for any damage, injury or loss caused by Users of the Services or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Services. Web pages or profiles created on, though or in connection with Authentic Messengers Services may contain links to other websites or services. Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC) is not responsible for the Content, accuracy or opinions expressed on such websites and services, and such websites and services are not necessarily investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy by Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC). Inclusion of any linked website or service on the Services does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked website or service by Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC). When you access these third-party sites and services, you do so at your own risk.
Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC) is bound only by the express promises made in these Terms of Membership and are not bound by implied terms.
(a) We do not promise that the Content or your access to the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that any defects will be corrected, or that the Site or Content are free of viruses or any other harmful components; and
(b) We make no promises regarding your access to, or the results of your access to, the Site or Content in terms of correctness, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, reliability or otherwise.
(c) We, our members and our affiliates are not liable for indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, loss or revenue or loss of profits which result from any use of or access to, or any inability to use or access, the Site.
Authentic Messengers Services are provided “AS-IS” and as available and Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC) expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC) cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Services.
Limitation on Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL AUTHENTIC MESSENGERS (POSITIVE MEDIA VENTURES, LLC) BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFIT DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, EVEN IF AUTHENTIC MESSENGERS (POSITIVE MEDIA VENTURES, LLC) HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, AUTHENTIC MESSENGERS (POSITIVE MEDIA VENTURES, LLC)’S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO AUTHENTIC MESSENGERS (POSITIVE MEDIA VENTURES, LLC) FOR SERVICES.
- Changes to Membership Terms
We may change these Membership Terms from time to time, but we will notify members before doing so. You will be given the opportunity to cancel your subscription if you do not want to accept the changes. If you do not opt out in this way, your continued subscription to and use of the Site will be an acceptance of the updated Membership Terms.
(a) Mediation. In the event there are any disputes relating to this purchase, the parties agree to enter mediation with an agreed upon mediator and the costs of mediation being paid equally.
(b) Attorney Fees. In the event mediation does not provide a resolution to the situation and a legal proceeding is necessary to enforce this Agreement, the prevailing party on any trial or any appeal thereof shall be entitled to their reasonable attorney fees in addition to costs and disbursements allowed by law.
(c) Severability of Provisions. If any of the provisions of this Agreement shall be held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall not be affected thereby.
(d) Governing Law. This instrument contains the entire agreement between the parties and shall be governed by the laws of the state of Oregon. In the event legal action is necessary, such action shall take place in Lane County, Oregon.
EACH OF THE PARTIES HEREBY KNOWINGLY, VOLUNTARILY AND INTENTIONALLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT IT MAY HAVE TO A TRIAL BY JURY IN RESPECT OF ANY LITIGATION (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY CLAIMS, COUNTERCLAIMS, CROSS-CLAIMS, OR THIRD PARTY CLAIMS) ARISING OUT OF, UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT. FURTHER, EACH PARTY HERETO CERTIFIES THAT NO REPRESENTATIVE OR AGENT OF EITHER PARTY HAS REPRESENTED, EXPRESSLY OR OTHERWISE, THAT SUCH PARTY WOULD NOT IN THE EVENT OF SUCH LITIGATION, SEEK TO ENFORCE THIS WAIVER OF RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL PROVISION. EACH OF THE PARTIES ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THIS SECTION IS A MATERIAL INDUCEMENT FOR THE OTHER PARTY ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT.
You agree to indemnify and hold Authentic Messengers (Positive Media Ventures, LLC) , its subsidiaries, affiliates, subcontractors and other partners, and their respective officers, directors, agents, partners, employees and volunteers, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Services in violation of this Agreement, arising from a breach of this Agreement or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth in this Agreement, or any Content that you post on, through or in connection with Authentic Messengers Services.
This Agreement is accepted upon your use of the Site or any Authentic Messengers Services and is further affirmed by your becoming a Member. Your access and use of certain Services may require you to accept additional terms and conditions.
To contact us regarding any questions about this Agreement, please contact:
Your Authentic Messengers Support Team