TERMS OF USE


Welcome to CampaignGrid® Direct. The CampaignGrid Direct service and network (collectively, "CampaignGrid Direct" or "the Service") are provided by Audience Partners, LLC, doing business as "CampaignGrid" and its corporate affiliates (collectively, "us," "we" or "the Company"). We offer you the Service on the condition that you agree to the following terms of use ("Terms of Use"). By using, accessing, browsing, or submitting any material to the CampaignGrid Direct advertising platform (the "Site"), you signify that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions in, and linked to, this Terms of Use Agreement ("Agreement"), whether you simply browse the Site (a "Visitor") or register to use the Site (a "Registered User").  The term "User" refers to both Visitors and Registered Users.


IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THESE TERMS OF USE, THEN YOU SHOULD LEAVE THIS SITE AND DISCONTINUE ALL USE IMMEDIATELY. These Terms of Use may be modified or replaced by us from time to time. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting of the revisions on the Site. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance thereof. Therefore, you should review these Terms of Use from time to time and before posting any content or otherwise using the Site.


PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY AS THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, REMEDIES AND OBLIGATIONS. THESE INCLUDE VARIOUS LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS, AND A DISPUTE RESOLUTION CLAUSE THAT GOVERNS HOW DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED.


Eligibility

The Site is intended solely for Users who are eighteen (18) years of age or older. Any registration by, use of, or access to the Site by anyone under 18 is unauthorized, unlicensed, and in violation of these Terms of Use. By using the Service and the Site, you represent and warrant that you are 18 or older, that you agree to abide by these Terms of Use, and that you will use the Service and the Site in compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, including those relating to data privacy and security (“Laws”).


If you are using the Site or Service on behalf of an agency or other organization, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to agree to these Terms of Use on behalf of, and to legally bind, such organization.


Restriction to U.S. Users and Clients

This Site is also intended solely for Users who are or who represent a U.S. person or company.  In no event may this Site be used to plan or launch any Advertising Campaign (as defined below) on behalf of any “foreign principal” as defined in the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended (“FARA”).  The term “foreign principal,” as defined in Section 1(b) of FARA, includes a foreign government, foreign political party, foreign organization, foreign individual, and for purposes of this Site, includes any organization or individual any of whose activities are directly or indirectly supervised, directed, controlled, financed or subsidized in whole or in major part by a foreign government, foreign political party, foreign organization or foreign individual.  By using this Site, you represent and warrant that you will not use the Site in any way for the benefit of a foreign principal, including planning or launching an Advertising Campaign for a foreign principal.


Services

The Site provides Users the ability to plan and launch advertising campaigns ("Advertising Campaigns") to promote candidates, ballot measures, and other political or public policy causes. All Advertising Campaigns and transactions conducted in connection therewith are subject to and governed by our Advertising Guidelines which are incorporated by this reference.

Use of Voter Targeting Data

You understand that the Service uses data gathered from state voter registration records, and you expressly agree that:

  1. You will use the Service only for legally permitted political advertising purposes (which may, based on applicable state law, include advertising related to elections for political candidates, ballot measures, and other political or public policy causes), and
  2. You will not use the Service for any commercial advertising purposes, including the sale or marketing of commercial goods or services.

Custom List Uploader

If you use the Custom List Uploader to upload a list for custom matching (“Custom List”), you expressly that:

  1. The Custom List will be provided in the form and format identified by Company, will contain only the names and postal addresses for U.S. households and will not contain any other information, including any other personally identifying information (“PII”) or any demographic information.
  2. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you expressly agree that you will not upload or otherwise transmit using the Site (and will not otherwise disclose to us) any sensitive PII, including PII related to a person under the age of 18, government ID numbers (such as social security, passport or driver’s license numbers), date of birth, account numbers or passwords, financial or health information, or any other sensitive personal data (such as sexual orientation, transgender identity or religion).
  3. You expressly warrant that the data on the Custom List has been collected and maintained in accordance with all applicable Laws and that you have all consents or other rights needed to provide the Custom List to us via the Site for use in performing Services for you, including performing the custom list match and running targeted advertising based on the match results.

User-generated Content

You understand that you are solely responsible for all creative, data, or other information or materials you upload to the Site or transmit using or in connection with the Service or the Site in any way (including in connection with any Advertising Campaigns)(collectively, "Content").  Under no circumstances will the Company be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content, including in the performance of any Service.  You hereby grant, and represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to the Company a non-exclusive license to use, copy, display, and distribute, and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, any Content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses (through multiple tiers) of the foregoing, to allow us to perform Services for you, including performing any custom list match and Advertising Campaign services.


Inappropriate Content

You agree not to use the Service or the Site to upload or otherwise transmit any Content that:


Requirements for Placing Advertisements

With respect to any advertising Content you provide, you further represent and warrant that:


You are solely responsible for complying with any applicable Laws or other restrictions that may pertain to any Advertising Campaign you run using the Site or the Service., including the URL you choose to be associated with your Advertising Campaign.  Advertising content will be subject to acceptance by us, but as between you and us, you will remain solely responsible for all Content that you supply or otherwise approve or that complies with your specifications or directions, and you agree to hold us harmless with respect to any claims relating to any such Content.


All Advertising Campaigns shall be subject to the IAB/AAAA Standard Terms and Conditions for Interactive Advertising for Media Buys One Year or Less (v3.0) (see http://www.iab.net/guidelines/508676/tscs3) (the "IAB Terms"). In the event of any conflict between these Terms of Use and the IAB Terms, these Terms of Use shall control.  We will endeavor to process any request to pause a campaign as promptly as possible, but ask that you provide at least 24 hours notice.


Payments

When you book an Advertising Campaign using the Service, we will process your payment information using “Stripe” as our third party provider for payment services (e.g. card acceptance and related services).   Please see our Privacy Policy for information about our privacy practices regarding your payment information and the applicable terms and conditions and privacy policy of our third party payment service provider.  After you elect to book a plan, Stripe will process the transaction amount and your credit card or debit card will then be charged.


Registered User Account, Password, and Account Security

You will receive a password and account designation upon completing the Service's registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify the Company of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. The Company will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these provisions.


Unauthorized User Conduct

You agree to not use the Service or the Site to do any of the following:

  1. Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  2. Use or attempt to use another's account, service, or system without authorization from the Company, or create a false identity on the Service or the Site;
  3. copy, create derivative works from, distribute, or publicly display any content from the Site without the prior expressed written permission of the Company, or otherwise use information you obtained through the Site or Service in any manner not authorized by these Terms of Use;
  4. interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site;
  5. Resell or redistribute the Site or any part thereof;
  6. Use the Site or Service in any manner that, in the sole judgment of Company, is objectionable or may expose Company, its Users or any other party to any harm or liability of any type.

CampaignGrid Direct Privacy Policy

All data and other information collected and used by the Site is subject to our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated by this reference. You understand that through your use of the Site and the Service, you consent to the collection and use of information as set forth in the Privacy Policy.


Trademarks

"CampaignGrid" and “CampaignGrid Direct” and the Company's other graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, scripts and service names are registered trademarks, trademarks or trade dress of the respective providers of the Service in the U.S. and/or other countries. The Company's trademarks and trade dress may not be used, including as part of trademarks and/or as part of domain names, in connection with any product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of the Company.


Copyright Complaints

We respect the intellectual property rights of others and we prohibit Users from uploading or otherwise transmitting on the Site or Service any Content that violate another person’s or entity’s intellectual property rights. When we receive proper Notification of Alleged Copyright Infringement as described in our Copyright Policy, we promptly remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing Content and terminate the accounts of repeat infringers as described therein in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. If you believe that any Content on the Site infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, you may send a written notification of such infringement to our Designated Agent. Please see our Copyright Policy, which is incorporated by this reference, for more information on how to report infringement of your copyright.


Violations and Remedies

The Company retains the right to seek any remedy in either damages or specific performance of any term contained in these Terms of Use, or a preliminary or permanent injunction against the breach of any such term or in aid of the exercise of any power granted in these Terms of Use, or any combination thereof.


Limitations on Service

You acknowledge that the Company may establish limits concerning use of the Service, including the maximum number of days that Content will be retained by the Service, the maximum number and size of Content that may be transmitted or stored by the Service, and the frequency with which you may access the Service. You acknowledge that the Company reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Site or the Service (or any part thereof), with or without notice, and that the Company shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Service.


Termination of Service

You agree that the Company, in its sole discretion, has the right to delete or deactivate your account, block your email or IP address, or otherwise prohibit you from using or accessing the Service or the Site (or any portion, aspect, or feature of the Service or the Site), immediately and without notice, and remove and discard any Content you have uploaded to or transmitted using the Site, for any reason, or no reason, including (a) breaches or violations of these Terms of Use or other incorporated agreements or guidelines, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions), (d) discontinuance or material modification to the Service (or any part thereof), (e) unexpected technical or security issues or problems, (f) extended periods of inactivity, (g) engagement by you in fraudulent or illegal activities, and/or (h) nonpayment of any fees owed by you in connection with the Site or Service.  You also agree that the Company shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your account, any associated email address, or any access to the Site.


Company’s Proprietary Rights

You acknowledge and agree that the Site and Service, and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software"), contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other Laws. You agree not to attempt to modify the Software in any manner or form and agree not to attempt to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by the Company. You may not decompile or disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to discover any source code. Without limiting the foregoing, except to the extent the Company express agrees otherwise in writing, you agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, distribute, or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part, and you agree that any such derivative work belongs to the Company.  


Disclaimers

The Company is not responsible for any technical malfunction or other problems of any telephone network or service, computer systems, servers or providers, computer or mobile phone equipment, software, Site availability or combination thereof, including injury or damage to User's or to any other person's computer, mobile phone, or other hardware or software, related to or resulting from using or downloading materials in connection with the Site or the Service. Under no circumstances will the Company be responsible for any loss or damage, including any loss or damage to any User Content, or any interactions between Users of the Site and any other party, whether online or offline.


THE SITE AND THE SERVICE, INCLUDING ANY SOFTWARE AND ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE, ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS" AND THE COMPANY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OPERATION, AND THOSE ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE OR TRADE PRACTICE.  THE COMPANY CANNOT GUARANTEE AND DOES NOT PROMISE ANY SPECIFIC RESULTS FROM USE OF THE SITE AND/OR THE SERVICE, WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY CONCERNING THE RESULTS OF ANY ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN OR THE AVAILABILITY OF ANY INTERNET PROPERTIES FOR THE DISPLAY OF ADVERTISING MATERIAL. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ADVERTISEMENTS OR CONTENT PROVIDED HEREUNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE, OR FOR ANY WEBSITE THAT CAN BE LINKED TO OR FROM AN ADVERTISEMENT.  COMPANY DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVICE, OR ANY PART THEREOF, ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SITE OR SERVICE (INCLUDING ANY SOFTWARE) ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.  


Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold the Company, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their directors, officers, agents, contractors, partners and employees, harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim, demand, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees, arising out of or in connection with (i) any User Content you upload to or transmit using the Site or the Service, (ii) your use of the Service or the Site and (iii) any violation of this Agreement, any Laws or the rights of any third party.


Limitation of Liability

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE COMPANY AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR THE SERVICE OR ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE OR THE SITE, INCLUDING ANY ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN.


NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, THE COMPANY'S LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIME BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO COMPANY FOR THE SERVICE GENERATING THE LIABILITY, BUT IN NO CASE WILL THE COMPANY'S LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED $1000. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT IF NO FEES ARE PAID TO COMPANY FOR THE SERVICE, YOU SHALL BE LIMITED TO INJUNCTIVE RELIEF ONLY, UNLESS OTHERWISE PERMITTED BY LAW, AND SHALL NOT BE ENTITLED TO DAMAGES OF ANY KIND FROM COMPANY, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION.


Governing Law; Venue and Jurisdiction

By visiting or using the Site and/or the Service, you agree that the laws of the State of New York, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and the Company or any of our affiliates. You agree not to commence or prosecute any action in connection therewith other than in the state and federal courts sitting in the Borough of Manhattan of the City of New York, and you hereby consent to, and waive all defenses of lack of personal jurisdiction and forum non conveniens with respect to, venue and jurisdiction in such courts.


Definitions and Constructions

Unless otherwise specified, the terms "includes," "including," "e.g.," "for example," and other similar terms are deemed to include the term "without limitation" immediately thereafter. Terms used in these Terms with the initial letter(s) capitalized will have the meaning attributed to them in these Terms.


Other

The terms and conditions in, and linked to, this Agreement constitute the entire agreement between you and the Company regarding the use of the Site and/or the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and the Company relating to your use of the Site or the Service. The failure of the Company to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision in that or any other instance. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect. If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.


Effective: February 1, 2018


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Voter-targeted digital advertising products and services are protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 9,092,805, 8,763,033 and other U.S. and foreign patents pending.