Terms and Conditions

Effective Date January 1, 2020

Table of Contents:

  1. Introduction
  2. Obligations
  3. Rights and Limits
  4. Interacting with Advertisers and Other Members
  5. Disclaimer and Limit of Liability
  6. Termination
  7. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution
  8. General Terms
  9. LandmarkGrads Ground Rules
  10. Complaints Regarding Content
  11. How To Contact Us 

 

1. Introduction

1.1. Contract

When you use our Services, you agree to all of these terms. Your use of our Services is also subject to our Privacy Policy, which covers how we collect, use, share, and store your personal information.

You agree that by clicking “Join Now”, “Register”, “Sign Up” or similar, registering, accessing or using our services (described below), you are agreeing to enter into a legally binding contract with EMPTY AND MEANINGLESS UNLIMITED, LLC (even if you are using our Services on behalf of a company). If you do not agree to this contract (“Contract” or “User Agreement”), do not click “Register” (or similar) and do not access or otherwise use any of our Services. If you wish to terminate this contract, at any time you can do so by closing your account and no longer accessing or using our Services.

1.2. Services

This Contract applies to Landmarkgrads.com and related sites, apps, communications and other services that state that they are offered under this Contract (“Services”), including the offsite collection of data for those Services, such as our ads. Registered users of our Services are “Members” and unregistered users are “Visitors”. This Contract applies to both Members and Visitors.

You are entering into this Contract with EMPTY AND MEANINGLESS UNLIMITED, LLC (also referred to as E&M, LLC, LandmarkGrads, Landmarkgrads.com, “we” and “us”). E&M, LLC will be the controller of your personal data provided to, or collected by or for, or processed in connection with our Services.

This Contract applies to Members and Visitors. As a Visitor or Member of our Services, the collection, use and sharing of your personal data is subject to this Privacy Policy and updates.

1.3. Members and Visitors

When you register and join Landmarkgrads.com you become a Member. If you have chosen not to register for our Services, you may access certain features as a “Visitor.”
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Members who choose to purchase a listing for their business, project, or social initiative are “Advertisers.”

1.4. Change

We may make changes to the Contract.

We may modify this Contract and our Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make material changes to it, we will provide you notice through our Services, or by other means, to provide you the opportunity to review the changes before they become effective. We agree that changes cannot be retroactive. If you object to any changes, you may close your account. Your continued use of our Services after we publish or send a notice about our changes to these terms means that you are consenting to the updated terms.

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2. Obligations

2.1. Service Eligibility

To use the Services, you agree that:

  • You are eligible to enter into this Contract
  • You will only have one Landmarkgrads account, which must be in your real name;
  • You are not already restricted by Landmarkgrads from using the Services, and
  • As an Advertiser, you are a graduate of the Landmark Forum, the Forum, or The EST Training.
  • Creating an account with false information is a violation of our terms, including accounts registered on behalf of others.
2.2. Your Account

During registration we will ask you for information, which may include but is not limited to, your name and other personal information. You must provide accurate and complete information in response to our questions, and you must keep that information current. You are fully responsible for all activity that occurs under your LandmarkGrads account, including for any actions taken by persons to whom you have granted access to the account. We reserve the right to change the account type, suspend or terminate the account of anyone who provides inaccurate, untrue, or incomplete information, or who fails to comply with the account registration requirements.

Members are account holders. You agree to: (1) try to choose a strong and secure password; (2) keep your password secure and confidential; and (3) not transfer any part of your account (e.g., connections) and (4) follow the law and our list of Dos and Don’ts and Professional Community Policies. You are responsible for anything that happens through your account unless you close it or report misuse.

As between you and others (including your employer), your account belongs to you.

2.3. Payment

You’ll honor your payment obligations. You understand that there may be fees and taxes that are added to our prices.

We don't guarantee refunds.

If you buy any of our paid Services you agree to pay us the applicable fees and taxes and to additional terms specific to the paid Services. Failure to pay these fees will result in the termination of your paid Services. Also, you agree that:

  • Your purchase may be subject to foreign exchange fees or differences in prices based on location (e.g. exchange rates).
  • If you purchase a subscription, your payment method automatically will be charged at the start of each subscription period for the fees and taxes applicable to that period. To avoid future charges, cancel before the renewal date.
  • All of your purchases of Services are subject to Landmarkgrads refund policy.
  • We may calculate taxes payable by you based on the billing information that you provide us at the time of purchase.
  • You can get a copy of your invoice through your account settings under “Purchase History”.
2.4. Notices and Messages

You’re okay with us providing notices and messages to you through our websites, apps, and contact information. If your contact information is out of date, you may miss out on important notices.

You agree that we will provide notices and messages to you in the following ways: (1) within the Service, or (2) sent to the contact information you provided us (e.g., email, mobile number, physical address). You agree to keep your contact information up to date.

Please review your settings to control and limit messages you receive from us.

2.5. Sharing

When you share information on our Services, others can see, copy and use that information.

Our Services allow messaging and sharing of information in many ways, such as your profile, business listing, testimonials, uploaded content, and links to news articles Information and content that you share or post may be seen by other Members, Visitors or others (including off of the Services). Where we have made settings available, we will honor the choices you make about who can see content or information

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.

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3. Rights and Limits

3.1. Your License to LandmarkGrads.com

You own all of the content, feedback, and personal information you provide to us, but you also grant us a non-exclusive license to it.

We’ll honor the choices you make about who gets to see your information and content, including how it can be used for ads.

As between you and EMPTY AND MEANINGLESS UNLIMITED, LLC, you own the content and information that you submit or post to the Services, and you are only granting E&M, LLC the following non-exclusive license:

A right to use, copy, modify, distribute, publish, and process, information and content that you provide through our Services and the services of others, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or others. These rights are limited in the following ways:

  1. You can end this license for specific content by deleting such content from the Services, or generally by closing your account, except (a) to the extent you shared it with others as part of the Service and they copied, re-shared it or stored it and (b) for the reasonable time it takes to remove from backup and other systems.
  2. We will not include your content in advertisements for the products and services of third parties to others without your separate consent. However, we have the right, without payment to you or others, to serve ads near your content and information, and your social actions may be visible and included with ads, as noted in the Privacy Policy.
  3. While we may edit and make format changes to your content (such as translating it, modifying the size, layout or file type or removing metadata), we will not modify the meaning of your expression.
  4. Because you own your content and information and we only have non-exclusive rights to it, you may choose to make it available to others, including under the terms of a Creative Commons license.

You and E&M, LLC agree that if content includes personal data, it is subject to our Privacy Policy. You agree that we may access, store, process and use any information and personal data that you provide in accordance with the terms of the Privacy Policy and your choices (including settings).By submitting suggestions or other feedback regarding our Services to E&M, LLC, you agree that

E&M, LLC can use and share (but does not have to) such feedback for any purpose without compensation to you.

You promise to only provide information and content that you have the right to share, and that your Landmarkgrads profile will be truthful.

You agree to only provide content or information that does not violate the law nor anyone’s rights (including intellectual property rights). You also agree that your profile information will be truthful. Landmarkgrads may be required by law to remove certain information or content in certain countries.

3.2. Service Availability

We may change, suspend or end any Service, or change and modify prices prospectively in our discretion. To the extent allowed under law, these changes may be effective upon notice provided to you.

We may change or discontinue any of our Services. We don’t promise to store or keep showing any information and content that you’ve posted.

LandmarkGrads.com is not a storage service. You agree that we have no obligation to store, maintain or provide you a copy of any content or information that you or others provide, except to the extent required by applicable law and as noted in our Privacy Policy.

3.3. Community Policies

We have the right to limit how you connect and interact on our Services.

Landmarkgrads reserves the right to limit your use of the Services, including your ability to contact other Members. We reserve the right to restrict, suspend, or terminate your account if we believet hat you may be in breach of this Contract or law or are misusing the Services (e.g., violating any of the Dos and Don’ts or Professional Community Policies).

3.4. Intellectual Property Rights

We’re providing you notice about our intellectual property rights.

Landmarkgrads reserves all of its intellectual property rights in the Services. Using the Services does not give you any ownership in our Services or the content or information made available through our Services. Trademarks and logos used in connection with the Services are the trademarks of their respective owners. Landmarkgrads logos and other Landmarkgrads trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used for our Services are trademarks or registered trademarks of Landmarkgrads.

4. Interacting with Advertisers and Other Members

Your use of others’ content and information posted on our Services, is at your own risk.

Others may offer their own products and services through our Services, and we aren’t responsible for those third-party activities.

By using the Services, you may encounter content or information that might be inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, misleading, illegal, offensive or otherwise harmful. Landmarkgrads generally does not verify content provided by our Members or others. You agree that we are not responsible for others’ (including other Members’) content or information. We cannot always prevent this misuse of our Services, and you agree that we are not responsible for any such misuse.

You are responsible for deciding if you want to access or use third-party apps or sites that link from our Services. If you allow a third-party app or site to authenticate you or connect with your Landmarkgrads account, that app or site can access information on Landmarkgrads related to you and your connections. Third-party apps and sites have their own legal terms and privacy policies, and you may be giving others permission to use your information in ways we would not. Except to the limited extent it may be required by applicable law, Landmarkgrads is not responsible for these other sites and apps – use these at your own risk. Please see our Privacy Policy.

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5. Disclaimer and Limit of Liability

5.1. No Warranty

This is our disclaimer of legal liability for the quality, safety, or reliability of our Services.

TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED UNDER LAW, LANDMARKGRADS AND ITS AFFILIATES (AND THOSE THAT LANDMARKGRADS 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.

5.2. Exclusion of Liability

These are the limits of legal liability we may have to you.

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER LAW (AND UNLESS LANDMARKGRADS HAS ENTERED INTO A SEPARATE WRITTEN AGREEMENT THAT OVERRIDES THIS CONTRACT), LANDMARKGRADS AND ITS AFFILIATES (AND THOSE THAT LANDMARKGRADS 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 OF, OR CHANGES TO, YOUR INFORMATION OR CONTENT).

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE LIABILITY OF LANDMARKGRADS AND ITS AFFILIATES (AND THOSE THAT LANDMARKGRADS WORKS WITH TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES) EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE FOR ALL CLAIMS, AN AMOUNT THAT IS THE LESSER OF (A) FIVE TIMES THE MOST RECENT MONTHLY OR YEARLY FEE THAT YOU PAID FOR A PREMIUM SERVICE, IF ANY, OR (B) US $1000.
THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS PART OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN YOU AND LANDMARKGRADS AND SHALL APPLY TO ALL CLAIMS OF LIABILITY (E.G. WARRANTY, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, CONTRACT, LAW) AND EVEN IF LANDMARKGRADS OR ITS AFFILIATES HAS BEEN TOLD OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF THESE REMEDIES FAIL THEIR ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.

SOME LAWS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THESE LIMITS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

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6. Termination

We can each end this Contract anytime we want.

Both you and Landmarkgrads may terminate this Contract at any time with notice to the other. On termination, you lose the right to access or use the Services. The following shall survive termination:

  • Our rights to use and disclose your feedback;
  • Sections 4, 6, 7, and 8.2 of this Contract;
  • Any amounts owed by either party prior to termination remain owed after termination.

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7. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution

In the unlikely event we end up in a legal dispute, E&M, LLC and you agree to resolve it in Illinois courts using Illinois law.

For those who live outside of the United States: You and E&M, LLC agree that the laws of the State of Illinois, U.S.A., excluding its conflict of laws rules, shall exclusively govern any dispute relating to this Contract and/or the Services. You and E&M, LLC both agree that all claims and disputes can be litigated only in the federal or state courts in DuPage County, Illinois, USA, and you and E&M, LLC each agree to personal jurisdiction in those courts.

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8. General Terms

Here are some important details about the Contract.

If a court with authority over this Contract finds any part of it unenforceable, you and we agree that the court should modify the terms to make that part enforceable while still achieving its intent. If the court cannot do that, you and we agree to ask the court to remove that unenforceable part and still enforce the rest of this Contract.

This Contract (including additional terms that may be provided by us when you engage with a feature of the Services) is the only agreement between us regarding the Services and supersedes all prior agreements for the Services.

If we don't act to enforce a breach of this Contract, that does not mean that E&M, LLC has waived its right to enforce this Contract. You may not assign or transfer this Contract (or your membership or use of Services) to anyone without our consent. However, you agree that E&M, LLC may assign this Contract to its affiliates or a party that buys it without your consent. There are no third-party beneficiaries to this Contract.

You agree that the only way to provide us legal notice is at the addresses provided in Section 11.

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9. LandmarkGrads Ground Rules

9.1. Dos

Landmarkgrads is a community of professionals. This list of “Dos and Don’ts” limits what you can and cannot do on our Services.
You agree that you will:

  1. Comply with all applicable laws, including, without limitation, privacy laws, intellectual property laws, anti-spam laws, export control laws, tax laws, and regulatory requirements;
  2. Provide accurate information to us and keep it updated;
  3. Use your real name on your profile; and
  4. Use the Services in a professional manner.
  5. As a member, are a graduate of the Landmark Forum, the Forum, or The EST Training.
9.2. Don’ts

You agree that you will not:

  1. Create a false identity on Landmarkgrads.com, misrepresent your identity, create a Member profile for anyone other than yourself (a real person) and/or your business (recognized as a legal entity), or use or attempt to use another’s account;
  2. Develop, support or use software, devices, scripts, robots, or any other means or processes (including crawlers, browser plugins and add-ons, or any other technology) to scrape the Services or otherwise copy profiles and other data from the Services;
  3. Override any security feature or bypass or circumvent any access controls or use limits of the Service (such as caps on keyword searches or profile views);
  4. Copy, use, disclose or distribute any information obtained from the Services, whether directly or through third parties (such as search engines), without the consent of E&M, LLC;
  5. Disclose information that you do not have the consent to disclose (such as confidential information of others (including your employer));
  6. Violate the intellectual property rights of others, including copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights. For example, do not copy or distribute (except through the available sharing functionality) the content of others without their permission, which they may give by posting under a Creative Commons license;
  7. Violate the intellectual property or other rights of E&M, LLC, including, without limitation, (i) copying or distributing our learning videos or other materials or (ii) copying or distributing our technology, unless it is released under open source licenses; (iii) using the word “Landmarkgrads” or our logos in any business name, email, or URL;
  8. Post anything that contains software viruses, worms, or any other harmful code;
  9. Reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, decipher or otherwise attempt to derive the source code for the Services or any related technology that is not open source;
  10. Imply or state that you are affiliated with or endorsed by Landmarkgrads without our express consent;
  11. Rent, lease, loan, trade, sell/re-sell or otherwise monetize the Services or related data or access to the same, without Landmarkgrads' consent;
  12. Deep-link to our Services for any purpose other than to promote your profile on our Services, without Lamdmarkgrads’ consent;
  13. Use bots or other automated methods to access the Services, add or download contacts, send or redirect messages;
  14. Monitor the Services’ availability, performance or functionality for any competitive purpose;
  15. Engage in “framing,” “mirroring,” or otherwise simulating the appearance or function of the Services;
  16. Overlay or otherwise modify the Services or their appearance (such as by inserting elements into the Services or removing, covering, or obscuring an advertisement included on the Services);
  17. Interfere with the operation of, or place an unreasonable load on, the Services (e.g., spam, denial of service attack, viruses, gaming algorithms).

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10. Complaints Regarding Content

Contact information for complaint about content provided by our Members.

We respect the intellectual property rights of others. We require that information posted by Members be accurate and not in violation of the intellectual property rights or other rights of third parties. We provide a policy and process for complaints concerning content posted by our Members.

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11. How To Contact Us

By Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
By Post: Empty & Meaningless Unlimited, LLC
c/o David L. DePew II
1007 CURTISS ST STE 3
DOWNERS GROVE, IL 60515-4683

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Disclaimer

LandmarkGrads.com and Empty & Meaningless Unlimited are not affiliated with Landmark Worldwide.  This site was started by and for graduates of the Landmark Forum to support the graduate community. 

That said, we did communicate with Landmark to inform them of our intention to to create the site and made sure that we are not breaking any agreements by publishing it.

Without integrity, nothing works.  

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