8020 USER/MEMBER AGREEMENT
8020 Connect is a proprietary investor platform which allows shareholder-centric
corporations to increase shareholder confidence and social value through transparency,
education and interactive communication. Corporations will use 8020 to ultimately build
market value and attract future capital from a community of shareholders, investors and
BINDING AGREEMENT: You may be able to view some of the content on the site, but
you will be required to become a member should you wish to use 80-20 Connect
services. By becoming a registered member of 80-20 Connect and/or utilizing the
website, mobile applications, portals, platforms, services or other future content or
programs, you are agreeing to enter into a binding agreement with 80-20 Connect Inc.
USER/MEMBER RESPONSIBILITY: You are responsible for keeping your 80-20 Connect
profile information accurate and updated and your content posted on blogs, forums,
chat rooms must be void of vulgar language, defamation of character, insults, racist
remarks, sexual remarks, investment recommendations or any remark that would be
considered offensive, unethical, which violates Canada’s investment regulatory bodies.
As a member of the 80-20 Connect community you abide by the “House Rules” listed on
the 80-20 Connect site and or in this User Agreement.
AMENDMENTS: You agree to comply with all the terms, conditions and policies of this
contract and you agree that this agreement, its terms conditions and policies may be
amended from time to time without notice. However, 80-20 Connect on a “best efforts
basis” try to inform all registered users of such changes.
CONTENT OWNERSHIP: You own all information submitted, shared on 80-20 Connect
website, applications, portals, platforms, services or other future programs, and have
the right to change or delete information if it complies with the terms, conditions and
policies of this agreement and/or regulatory bodies. You grant 80-20 Connect Inc. an
exclusive, irrevocable, unlimited, assignable, and royalty-free right to use, copy,
distribute, publish, remove, retain, process, analyze and commercialize any information
you provide, directly or indirectly to 80-20 Connect Inc. or any of its subsidiary
technologies without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or to any
All messaging, content or information posted by you is owned by you and you have the
ability to delete information under your control, but you grant 80-20 Connect the right
to delete or remove your content at any time if it is deemed to be unethical,
defamatory, vulgar, a forward-looking statement, insider information, recommendation,
or any statement that creates a liability for 80-20 Connect, the user, the company or the
related financial institutional member.
TRANSFERRING/SELLING/SHARING OF YOUR INFORMATION: Should you choose, and
only if you choose, to be contacted by a professional financial institution or a listed
company in regard to an investment opportunity that has been developed due to a
company’s successful market place campaign. You allow 80-20 Connect to share,
transfer and/or sell your contact information, name, number, email or other profile
information to the listed company and/or the FIM managing an investment offering of a
80-20 listed company. By choosing to be contacted, you agree to be reached via email,
phone or other means of communication by the professional institution or the 80-20
Connect listed company.
REGULATORY OR LEGAL DISCLOSURES: As 80-20 Connect is working within the
Canadian investment industry and given this relationship, 80-20 Connect is obligated to
meet the requirements of the governing regulatory bodies. 80-20 Connect may be called
upon and/or required to provide certain information on your communications. 80-20
Connect will also be required to store all information for a minimum of seven years
based on current regulations.
USERS/CUSTOMERS/FOLLOWERS/INVESTORS/ ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible to use the 80-
20 Connect site, you must meet the following criteria to act as a user, follower,
customer, you warrant that you:
1. Are the minimum age of 18, or the local applicable law should one exist
for users on a site like 80-20 Connect Inc.
2. Are not currently or in the past have restricted, removed or prohibited
from 80-20 Connect Services;
3. You are not a competitor looking to obtain information or customers
from 80-20 Connect or its listed companies to compete against 80-20
Connect or the listed companies;
4. Will only maintain one 80-20 Connect account at any given time;
5. Will use your real name, pictures, and only provide accurate information
in your 80-20 Connect profile;
6. Have the mental and legal authority to enter into this Agreement; and
7. Will protect the intellectual property rights, copyright or trademark
rights, business ideas of the companies posted on 80-20 Connect and 80-
20 Connect Inc. itself.
Investor Eligibility: To be eligible to use the 80-20 Connect site as a potential investor,
you must meet the following criteria:
i. Meet the minimum requirements of the regulatory bodies;
ii. Meet the eligibility requirements of the offering provided by the
professional financial institutional member;
iii. Will use your real name, pictures, and only provide accurate information in
your 80-20 Connect profile;
iv. Will agree to have your information sold, transferred or shared with the
listed company or its FIM if you have chosen to be contacted; and
v. Provide an estimated investment amount if an investment offering should
arise, understanding that this amount is not a binding or a guaranteed
YOUR ACCOUNT/MEMBERSHIP: You are responsible for the following:
i. Protecting your password from others;
ii. Not share your account with others;
iii. Anything posted on 80-20 Connect through your account.
INDEMNIFICATION: You agree to indemnify 80-20 Connect and hold harmless for all
damages, losses and costs (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees and
costs) related to all third-party claims, charges, and investigations, caused by your
Connect, and any activity or investment in which you engage in or through 80-20
CROWDFUNDING/COMMERCE: 80-20 Connect is a platform/portal that may provide
the listed companies the ability to run a crowd funding campaign, sell products or pre-
sell products not yet in production. By participating in crowdfunding/commerce
transaction you are entering into a binding contract with the listed company, not 80-20
i. As the donator, you agree to pay in full the agreed amount through the 80-20
Connect platform/portal. You agree that 80-20 Connect is only managing the
information transfer of the financial transaction between you and the listed
ii. As the donator, you may be required to provide additional information to the
listed company in order to complete the transaction;
iii. As donator, your maximum donation per campaign is $2,000 CDN;
iv. As a donator, you may only donate a maximum of 4 (four) times per campaign;
v. The delivery date listed on each product or service is an estimated fulfillment
date, and you agree that this date is an estimate and the listed company has the
right to adjust the fulfillment date;
vi. The listed companies agree to in good faith, and on a best efforts basis, to fulfill
each product or service donated for on or as near to the stated fulfillment date
vii. You agree that in some cases the listed company may not be able to fulfill the
products or service you have donated for do to circumstances outside the
control of 80-20 Connect;
viii. Should 80-20 offer an incentive program for donations or contributions made to
fundraising campaigns, this incentive will be a maximum value of $100 CDN.
Prohibited incentive items include: gift cards, equity shares, raffles or
ix. 80-20 Connect does not offer refunds on behalf of the listed companies, nor
agree to fulfill on any purchases made by you.
CROWDFUNDING/COMMERCE PAYMENT RULES: 80-20 Connect has contracted with
PayPal or other payment engine to handle all campaign transactions on the 80-
20Maketplace. In order to comply with PayPal or other payment engine terms and
conditions, the following rules are as follows:
i. Maximum Donation: The max donation for any one users/members/customers/
investors may only donate up to a maximum of $2,000 CDN on any one
ii. Maximum Campaign Value: Listed companies will only be able raise a Maximum
of $50,000 Canadian per campaign;
iii. Campaign time frame: A campaign may only last 90 days;
iv. Number of campaigns per calendar year: A company may run up to 3 campaigns
v. Number of campaigns: A company may only run one campaign at a time; and
vi. A donator may only donate up to 4 (four) times per campaign.
Basic membership: Is a free service.
Premium Memberships: 80-20 Connect will offer premium services for those users
interested in a premium services.
Additional Services or Applications: 80-20 Connect may offer additional paid-for
You agree to pay the applicable fees for 80-20 Connect’s Services or Additional Services
or Applications as they become due, plus all related or applicable taxes, foreign
exchange fees, collection costs, late payment penalties and to reimburse 80-20 Connect
for all collection costs and interest for any overdue amounts. Failure to pay for the
services may result in the termination of your membership with 80-20 Connect and/or
NOTIFICATIONS OR MESSAGES: You agree that 80-20 Connect may communicate,
advertise, solicit you through your 80-20 Connect account or any other means including
email, mobile number, text, telephone, or delivery services (postal service) about your
account or services associated with 80-20 Connect.
You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for maintaining up-to-date contact
information with 80-20 Connect and waive all liability arising from 80-20 Connect’s
inability to contact you about critical information.
User Communication (Peer-to- peer, messaging, groups, blogs, and personal pages):
80-20 Connect will offer various forms of communication structures where you will have
the ability to post your comments on topics, 80-20 Connect will also offer sharing of
information by allowing users to post updates, including links to news articles and other
information or content, and product recommendations.
80-20 Connect users may have the ability to create groups, blogs, and profile pages for
free. You agree and understand that any information or ideas posted may be seen and
used by other users/members or, if made public, by visitors, and 80-20 Connect will not
guarantee that other users will or will not use the ideas and information that you share.
80-20 Connect HIGHLY RECOMMENDS YOU DO NOT SHARE CONFIDENTIAL
80-20 CONNECT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR MISUSE OR MISAPPROPRIATION OF ANY
CONTENT OR INFORMATION YOU POST AND IS REUSED BY USERS/MEMBERS OR
IMPORTING/EXPORTING: You are responsible for ensuring the products or services you
purchase are legal to import/export into the country of purchase. You waive any liability
or loss of income from 80-20 Connect due to your inability to import/export a purchased
SERVICES: 80-20 Connect will seek to provide continuous improvements, updates, and
expand the Services. 80-20 Connect may modify, replace, refuse access to, suspend or
discontinue all or parts of 80-20 Connect services. 80-20 Connect may change and/or
modify prices our sole discretion. 80-20 Connect will make a “best efforts basis” to
inform all 80-20 Connect members of modifications or changes to prices or services. 80-
20 Connect may impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to
parts or all of the services without notice or liability.
THIRD PARTY CONTENT: You may be exposed to other users/members’ or third party
content or information that might be inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, misleading,
illegal, offensive or otherwise harmful. 80-20 Connect will make a “best efforts basis” to
control and delete such information. You agree and acknowledge that 80-20 Connect is
not responsible for other user/members’ or third party content or information or for
any damage of any kind related to said information. You are responsible for evaluating
whether you want to use or access any third-party information.
DISCLAIMER: 80-20 Connect does not endorse, recommend or represent any products,
service or investments, on listed or posted companies on the site. 80-20 Connect does
not screen, audit, valuate or endorse product, services or the individual listed
companies for investment. Should you decide to purchase any product service, advocate
or invest, you do so at your own risk.
80-20 Connect provides the services/technologies/platform for 80-20 Connect users on
an “as is” and “as available” basis. 80-20 Connect does not provide any express
warranties or representations to the full extent permissible under the applicable law.
80-20 Connect does not have an obligation to monitor user activity and therefore
disclaims all liability for identity theft or other misuse of your identity or information.
80-20 Connect does not guarantee that its services will function without interruption or
errors during its service whether from external factors, internal maintenance, user
issues, or any other reason. 80-20 Connect disclaims all liability for damages or loss of
income due to the above interruptions, errors or issues.
LIMITED LIABILITY STATEMENT: Neither 80-20 Connect nor any of its subsidiaries,
affiliates, suppliers, employees, shareholders, or directors shall be cumulatively liable
for (a) any damages in excess of three times the most recent monthly fee or listing fee
that was paid, or (b) any special, incidental, indirect, punitive or consequential damages
or loss of use, profit, revenue or data to you or any third person arising from your use of
the 80-20 Connect services, other platform applications, any of the content, other
materials on, accessed through or downloaded from 80-20 Connect or third party
providers. This limitation of liability is part of the basis of the agreement between the
parties and without it the terms and prices charged would be significantly different.
COPYRIGHT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & TRADE SECRETS: 80-20 Connect reserves all of
its copyright, intellectual property and trade secrets rights, and does not grant any right
or license with respect to any such trademarks and logos.
PROFILE/USER/MEMBER INFORMATION: You acknowledge, consent and agree that 80-
20 Connect may access, preserve, and disclose your profile information or other
Connect may be required to do so by law or for legal process, government agencies,
customer service enquiries, agreement resolution, enforcing site rules, as per user
instructions or agreement, user safety, investor applications, regulatory requirements or
TERMINATION: You may choose to end or terminate your membership with 80-20
Connect for any reason at any time with or without notice. 80-20 Connect also has the
right to terminate your membership with or without reason whatsoever at any time
with or without notice. Termination of membership will be immediate. Misuse of 80-20
Connect services or non-compliance of the 80-20 Connect policies, whether it be at the
time of misuse or at some future time when 80-20 Connect is made aware of such
misuse, will result in immediate termination and in some case a monetary penalty levied
by 80-20 Connect.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION: This Agreement or any claim against this agreement, cause of
action or dispute (“claim”) arising out of or related to this Agreement shall be governed
by the laws of the Province of Alberta regardless of your country of origin or where you
accessed 80-20 Connect
ENFORCEABILITY & INTENT: If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of the
Province of Alberta to be illegal, void, or unenforceable, the unenforceable provision will
be modified to render it enforceable and effective to the maximum extent possible in
order to affect the intention of the provision and any modification to a provision shall
not have any effect to the remaining provisions of this Agreement.
AMENDMENTS: 80-20 Connect reserves the right to modify, supplement, or replace any
provisions or terms of the agreement. 80-20 Connect will make a best effort basis to
inform all users of any changes to this agreement.
ASSIGNMENT: You may not assign or delegate any rights or obligations under this
Agreement. 80-20 Connect shall be free to assign or delegate all rights and obligations
under this Agreement, fully or partially without notice to you.
You agree that this Agreement constitutes the entire agreement, complete and
exclusive agreement between you and 80-20 Connect and its services. You may be
subject to additional terms and conditions dependent on your membership type and
service you require, such as the Corporate Service Agreement or the Financial
Institutional Membership Agreement.