80-20 CONNECT USER TERMS & CONDITIONS
80-20 Connect (8020) 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 financial professionals.
USER/MEMBER RESPONSIBILITY: You are responsible for keeping your 8020 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, or which violates Canada’s or USA’s investment regulatory policies.
REMOVAL OF POSTED CONTENT AND REMOVAL OF YOUR USER PROFILE: 8020 holds the right to remove content and or remove and ban your user profile from the 8020 Community for violation of USER/MEMBER RESPONSIBILITY.
In order to comply with the Anti-Spam legislation in Canada, USA, and other International Countries you agree to only
send out associate/connect requests or ”Send Invites” to people who you have prior consent or a personal relationship with.
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, 8020 on a “best efforts basis” will try to inform all registered users of such changes.
CONTENT OWNERSHIP: You own all information submitted, shared on 8020 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 8020 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 8020 or any of its subsidiary technologies without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or to any third parties.
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 8020 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 8020, 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 8020 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 8020 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 8020 listed company or token.
USE OF INFORMATION: 8020 will collect information from profiles, messages, polls, surveys, blogs, postings or other forms of communications to drive a variety of investment analytics. These analytics will be used to increase 80-20 services, educational materials, member experiences and to create social investment trends. This information may also be used to help public issuers advertise to you through paid advertising services provide by 8020.
REGULATORY OR LEGAL DISCLOSURES: As 8020 is working within the Canadian, USA and International Investment Regulatory industry and given this relationship, 8020 is obligated to meet the requirements of the governing regulatory bodies. 8020 may be called upon and/or required to provide certain information on your communications. 8020 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 8020 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 8020.
2. Are not currently or in the past have restricted, removed or prohibited from 8020 Services;
3. You are not a competitor looking to obtain information or customers from 8020 or its listed companies
to compete against 8020 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 8020 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
8020 and 8020. itself.
Investor Eligibility: To be eligible to use the 8020 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 8020 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 offering amount.
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 through your account.
CROWDFUNDING/COMMERCE:8020 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 8020.
i. As the donator, you agree to pay in full the agreed amount through the 8020 platform/portal. You agree that 8020 is only managing the information transfer of the financial transaction between you and the listed company;
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 stated;
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 8020;
viii. Should 8020 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, raffles or sweepstakes; and
ix. 8020 does not offer refunds on behalf of the listed companies, nor agree to fulfill on any purchases made by you.
CROWDFUNDING/COMMERCE PAYMENT RULES: 8020 has contracted with PayPal or other payment engines to handle all campaign transactions on the 8020. 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 fundraising campaign;
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 per year;
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: : 8020 will offer premium services for those users interested in a premium services.
Additional Services or Applications: 88020 may offer additional paid-for services.
You agree to pay the applicable fees for 8020’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 8020 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 8020 and/or its services.
NOTIFICATIONS OR MESSAGES:You agree that 8020 may communicate, advertise, solicit you through your 8020 account or any other means including email, mobile number, text, telephone, or delivery services (postal service) about your account or services associated with 8020.
You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for maintaining up-to-date contact information with 8020 and waive all liability arising from 8020’s inability to contact you about critical information.
User Communication (Peer-to- peer, messaging, groups, blogs, and personal pages):
8020 will offer various forms of communication structures where you will have the ability to post your comments on topics, 8020 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.
8020 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 8020 will not guarantee that other users will or will not use the ideas and information that you share. 8020 HIGHLY RECOMMENDS YOU DO NOT SHARE CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION.
8020 IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR MISUSE OR MISAPPROPRIATION OF ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION YOU POST AND IS REUSED BY USERS/MEMBERS OR VISITORS.
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 8020 due to your inability to import/export a purchased product.
SERVICES: 8020 will seek to provide continuous improvements, updates, and expand the Services. 8020 may modify, replace, refuse access to, suspend or discontinue all or parts of 8020 services. 8020 may change and/or modify prices our sole discretion. 8020 will make a “best efforts basis” to inform all 8020 members of modifications or changes to prices or services. 8020 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. 8020 will make a “best efforts basis” to control and delete such information. You agree and acknowledge that 8020 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:: 8020 does not endorse, recommend or represent any products, service or investments, listed on or posted on the site. 8020 does not screen, audit, valuate or endorse product, services, tokens 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.
8020 provides the services/technologies/platform for 8020 users on an “as is” and “as available” basis. 8020 does not provide any express warranties or representations to the full extent permissible under the applicable law.
8020 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.
8020 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. 8020 disclaims all liability for damages or loss of income due to the above interruptions, errors or issues.
LIMITED LIABILITY STATEMENT: Neither 8020 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 8020 services, other platform applications, any of the content, other materials on, accessed through or downloaded from 8020 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: 8020 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.
TERMINATION: You may choose to end or terminate your membership with 8020 for any reason at any time with or without notice. 8020 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 8020 services or non-compliance of the 8020 policies, whether it be at the time of misuse or at some future time when 8020 is made aware of such misuse, will result in immediate termination and in some case a monetary penalty levied by 8020.
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 8020.
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: 8020 reserves the right to modify, supplement, or replace any provisions or terms of the agreement. 8020 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. 8020 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 8020 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.