8020 Connect Inc. (8020)
is a proprietary technology platform which allows corporations to increase shareholder confidence and guide market value through transparency, education and interactive communication. Corporations use the 8020 Technology Platform to, ultimately build market value, gain favorable market perception and drive investor confidence from a community of members which may include shareholders, investors, industry stakeholders, industry influencers and financial professionals.
8020 Investor Platforms:
|80-20 Connect Inc.:
||Parent company which owns the technology platform and its related intellectual property.
|8020 Technology Platform:
||The technology platform and intellectual property owned by 80-20 Connect Inc
|8020 Investor Platform:
||A co-branded 8020 Technology Platform owned in full or in partnership with 80-20 Connect Inc.
||A community consisting of all 8020 Members, Client corporations, industry influencers, preferred partners and all other stakeholders.
||A corporation which has agreed to the 8020 Corporate Terms and Conditions and has an approved Corporate Profile and Investor Group on the 8020 Investor Platform.
You may be able to view some of the content posted on the 8020 Investor Platform, but you will be required to become an 8020 Member should you wish to use the 8020 Technology Platform and be apart of one of the 8020 Investor Platforms. By becoming a registered member of any 8020 Investor Platform and/or utilizing the 8020 Investor Platform 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. and the related 8020 Investor Platforms based on the Terms and Conditions of this agreement.
8020 MEMBER RESPONSIBILITY:
You are responsible for keeping your 8020 Investor Platform profile information accurate and updated and your content posted on blogs, forums, chat rooms must be void of unsponsored advertising, vulgar language, defamation of character, insults, racist remarks, sexual remarks, investment recommendations, securities offerings including bids, asks, indicate or any remark that would be considered offensive, unethical, or which violates Canada’s, USA’s or your local international investment regulatory policies or laws.
NO SECURITIES OFFERINGS:
The 8020 Technology Platform is intended for informational and educational purposes only. Offers, sales, and purchases of securities using the 8020 Technology Platform, including using the 8020 Technology Platform communications functionality for these purposes, are prohibited. This prohibition extends to, but is not limited to, indications of interest, indications that a certain security, price, or amount of securities are available or sought, and the like.
REMOVAL OF POSTED CONTENT AND REMOVAL OF YOUR USER PROFILE: 80-20 Connect Inc., or its related 8020 Investor Platforms, holds the right to remove content and/or remove and ban your 8020 Member profile from all 8020 Investor Platforms for violation of any of the Terms and Conditions of this agreement.
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 whom you have prior consent or a personal relationship with.
You agree to comply with all the Terms, Conditions and Policies of this contract and you agree that this agreement, its Terms and Conditions, and all 80-20 Connect Inc., or its related 8020 Investor Platforms, policies communicated in this agreement or elsewhere may be amended from time to time without notice. However, 80-20 Connect Inc. and the related 8020 Investor Platforms will ordinarily try to inform all registered Members of material changes to this agreement.
You own all information submitted, posted and/or shared on any 8020 Investor Platforms, applications, portals, websites, 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 the governing regulatory bodies. You grant 80-20 Connect Inc., and its related 8020 Investor Platforms, 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 any 8020 Investor Platform or any of its subsidiary technologies without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or to any third parties. 80-20 Connect Inc. will try to confirm all third parties meet the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or the related data protection regulation for the international jurisdiction.
All messaging, content or information posted by you is owned by you and you have the ability to delete from public viewing all information under your control, but you grant 80-20 Connect Inc., or its related 8020 Investor Platforms, the right (but 80-20 Connect Inc. or its related 8020 Investor Platforms are not formally required) to delete or remove your content at any time if it is deemed to be unethical, defamatory, vulgar, a forward-looking statement, insider information, investment recommendation, investment advice, or any statement that 80-20 Connect Inc. or its related 8020 Investor Platforms believes may create a liability for 80-20 Connect Inc. or its related 8020 Investor Platforms, an 8020 Member, a client corporation or a 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 client company, you allow 80-20 Connect Inc., or its related 8020 Investor Platforms to share, transfer and/or sell your contact information, name, number, email or other profile information to the professional financial institution or the 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 client company.
USE OF INFORMATION:
80-20 Connect Inc. and its related 8020 Investor Platforms plan to collect information from 8020 Member 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 8020 Investor Platform services, educational materials, member experiences and to create social investment trends. This information may also be used to help client corporations advertise to you through paid advertising services provide through the 8020 Technology Platform.
*Privacy Shield and the General Data Protection Regulation: If you do not wish to have your information used in this manner, do not agree to the Member Terms and Conditions and do not signup as an 8020 Investor Platform Member. If you are currently an 8020 Member, please close your account and notify 80-20 Connect Inc.( [email protected]) to remove data related to your profile, subject to the conforming of REGULATORY OR LEGAL DISCLOSURES requirements of 80-20 Connect Inc. or its related 8020 Investor Platforms.
REGULATORY OR LEGAL DISCLOSURES:
As 80-20 Connect Inc. and its related 8020 Investor Platforms are working within the Canadian, USA and International Investment Regulatory industry, and given this relationship, 80-20 Connect Inc. and its related 8020 Investor Platforms are obligated to meet the requirements and needs of the governing regulatory bodies. 80-20 Connect Inc. and its related 8020 Investor Platforms may be called upon and or required to provide certain information on your communications. 80-20 Connect Inc. and its related 8020 Investor Platforms will store all information for a minimum of seven years based on current Canadian regulations.
80-20 Connect Inc. and its related 8020 Investor Platforms choose to comply with National Instrument 31-103 Part 11.6, as a guideline for managing and storing communications between issuers and the public. This Canadian guideline meets or exceeds most international jurisdictions requirements.
USA SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 – PART 240. 17A-3
To be eligible to use any 8020 Investor Platform, you must meet the following criteria to act as a user, customer, member, follower, investor you warrant that you:
- Are the minimum age of 18, or higher age of the local applicable law should one exist for users on any 8020 Investor Platform;
- Are not currently or in the past been restricted, removed or prohibited from any 8020 Investor Platform or related services;
- Are not a competitor looking to obtain information or target from the 80-20 Connect Inc. or its related 8020 Investor Platforms, client corporations, 8020 Members, preferred partners or other stakeholders to compete against 80-20 Connect Inc, its related 8020 Investor Platforms or client corporations;
- Will only maintain one 8020 Member profile at any given time;
- Will use your real name, pictures, and only provide accurate information in your 8020 Member profile;
- Have the mental and legal authority to enter into this Agreement; and
- Will protect the intellectual property rights, copyright or trademark rights, business ideas of 80-20 Connect Inc., 8020 Investor Platforms, client corporations, preferred partners and other 8020 stakeholders.
You are responsible for the following:
- Protecting your password from others;
- Not sharing your account with others;
- Anything posted on any 8020 Investor Platform through your 8020 Member profile account.
Is a free service.
80-20 Connect Inc., or its related 8020 Investor Platforms, may from time to time offer premium services for those 8020 Members interested in premium services.
Additional Services or Applications:
80-20 Connect Inc. and its related 8020 Investor Platforms may offer additional paid-for services.
You agree to pay the applicable fees for any additional 8020 related 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 Inc., and/or its related 8020 Investor Platforms, for all collection costs and interest for any overdue amounts. Failure to pay for the services may result in the termination of your 8020 Membership and all related services. Such termination will not relieve you of the requirement to make the payments due.
NOTIFICATIONS OR MESSAGES: You agree that 80-20 Connect Inc., or its related 8020 Investor Platforms, may communicate, advertise, solicit you through your 8020 Member profile or any other means including email, mobile number, text, telephone, or delivery services (postal service) about your account or services associated with your 8020 Member profile.
You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for maintaining up-to-date contact information with 80-20 Connect Inc., and/or its related 8020 Investor Platforms, and waive all liability arising from 80-20 Connect Inc., and/or its related 8020 Investor Platforms, inability to contact you about critical information.
User Communication (Peer-to-peer, messaging, groups, blogs, and personal pages):
The 8020 Technology Platform will offer various forms of communication structures where you will have the ability to post your comments on updates or forum posts, the sharing of information through your own updates or forum posts, including links to news articles, PDF documents, videos and other information or content, and direct message with other 8020 Members.
You agree and understand that any information or ideas posted or shared may be seen and used by other 8020 Members or, if made public, by site visitors. You understand that 80-20 Connect Inc., and/or its related 8020 Investor Platforms, will not guarantee that other 8020 Members will or will not use the ideas and information that you have shared. 80-20 CONNECT INC. HIGHLY RECOMMENDS YOU DO NOT SHARE CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION.
80-20 CONNECT INC., AND OR ITS RELATED 8020 INVESTOR PLATFORMS, ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR MISUSE OR MISAPPROPRIATION OF ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION WHICH YOU POST, AND, IS REUSED BY OTHER 8020 MEMBERS OR VISITORS.
If you engage in discussions about securities, such discussions may carry significant risk of liability to you. You should consult with your legal advisors before discussing securities. Before discussing securities, you should be familiar with, and have a process in place to address, the dangers of sharing or receiving material nonpublic information (which can pertain to insider trading), information about which the provider of information or you may owe a duty of confidentiality, engaging in a “pump and dump” scheme, “touting,” and other violative conduct. Such violative conduct would be a breach of this agreement by you. Offers to sell or buy securities, including resales to other investors, may require registration under province/state securities laws. Issuers and their personnel and agents must be familiar with, and have a process in place to address, public and private securities offering rules, province/state requirements on securities registration for offers and purchases or sales including for resales, and the potential for certain conduct to be considered regulated conduct or create material liabilities such as under laws and regulations applicable to broker-dealers, underwriters, investment advisers, and others. 80-20 Connect Inc., or its related 8020 Investor Platforms, do not condone Members engaging in violative conduct or acting in a manner that requires registration when such registration is not in place and shall bear no responsibility for such conduct.
80-20 Connect Inc. will seek to provide continuous improvements, updates, and expand the services of the 8020 Technology Platform. 80-20 Connect Inc. may modify, replace, refuse access to, suspend or discontinue all or parts of the 8020 Technology Platform services. 80-20 Connect Inc., and/or its 8020 Investor Platforms, may change and/or modify prices at their sole discretion. 80-20 Connect Inc. will make a “best efforts basis” to inform the affected 8020 Members or client corporations of modifications or changes to prices or material modifications or changes to services. 80-20 Connect Inc., and/or its 8020 Investor Platforms, may impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the services without notice or liability.
You may be exposed to third-party content or information which might be inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, misleading, illegal, offensive or otherwise harmful. 80-20 Connect Inc., and its 8020 Investor Platforms, will seek to control and delete such information but cannot guarantee that it will be successful in doing so. You agree and acknowledge that 80-20 Connect Inc., or its 8020 Investor Platforms, are not responsible for 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.
80-20 Connect Inc., and its 8020 Investor Platforms, do not endorse, recommend or represent any products, service or investments, listed on or posted on the site. 80-20 Connect Inc. does not screen, audit, valuate or endorse product, services, tokens or the individual companies for any purpose. Should you decide to purchase any product service, advocate or invest, you do so at your own risk.
80-20 Connect Inc., and or its 8020 Investor Platforms, provides the services/technologies/platform for 8020 Member and client corporations on an “as is” and “as available” basis. 80-20 Connect Inc., or its 8020 Investor Platforms, do not provide any express warranties or representations to the full extent permissible under the applicable law.
80-20 Connect Inc., or its 8020 Investor Platforms, do not have an obligation to monitor user or 8020 Member activity and therefore disclaims all liability for identity theft or other misuse of your identity or information.
80-20 Connect Inc., or its 8020 Investor Platforms, do 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 Inc., and its 8020 Investor Platforms, disclaim all liability for damages or loss of income due to the above interruptions, errors or issues.
LIMITED LIABILITY STATEMENT:
Neither 80-20 Connect Inc., the 8020 Investor Platforms, 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 Technology Platform or services, other platform applications, any of the content, other materials on, accessed through or downloaded from the 8020 Technology Platform 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 Inc. 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, intellectual property and/or logos.
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 the 8020 Investor Platform.
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.
80-20 Connect Inc. reserves the right to modify, supplement, or replace any provisions or terms of the agreement. 80-20 Connect Inc., and or its 8020 Investor Platforms, will make a “best effort basis” to inform all users of any changes to this agreement.
You may not assign or delegate any rights or obligations under this Agreement. 80-20 Connect Inc., and/or its 8020 Investor Platforms, 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, the complete and exclusive agreement between you and 80-20 Connect Inc., its 8020 Investor Platforms and its related services. You may be subject to additional Terms and Conditions dependent on your membership type and service you require, such as the Corporate Member Service Agreement or the Financial Institutional Membership Agreement.