Terms of Service

BALANCED NETWORKING FOR ENTREPRENEURS
MEMBERSHIP TERMS OF SERVICE
THE PARTIES

This Online Membership Agreement (hereinafter, “Agreement”) is made and entered between
Murgio Enterprises LLC and Member (“Member,” collectively “Parties”).

MEMBERSHIP
This Agreement forms a legally binding agreement between Member and Murgio Enterprises
LLC and governs the Member’s access and use of the Balanced Networking website and any
services thereon (collectively the “Membership Services”). Murgio Enterprises LLC will also
provide the participant materials that may assist in your participation in the Membership
(“Materials”) in addition to Membership Services. Hereinafter “you” or any third-party pronouns
will be referred to as “Member.”

 

MEMBERSHIP SERVICES
Membership Services, Features and Materials are as follows:
[All Members to the Membership will have access to the following:]
[A Facebook group specifically designed for the Membership]
[A paid monthly virtual networking meeting]
[Any other paid and/or free events]

 

MEMBER ASSENT & ACCEPTANCE
By purchasing and participating in the Membership, you warrant that you have read and
reviewed this Agreement and that you agree to be bound by it. If you do not agree to be bound
by this Agreement, please cease your participation in the Membership immediately. If you do so
after purchase, you will not be entitled to any refund. Murgio Enterprises LLC only agrees to
provide the Membership to you if you assent to this Agreement.

 

 MEMBER REGISTRATION

Member Information. As a participant in the Membership, you will be asked to register with
us. When you do so, you will choose a user identifier, which may be your email address or
another term. You may also provide personal information, including, but not limited to, your
name. You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of this information. This identifying
information will enable you to participate in the Membership. You must not share such
identifying information with any third party, and if you discover that your identifying information
has been compromised, you agree to notify us immediately in writing. Email notification will
suffice. You are responsible for maintaining the safety and security of your identifying
information as well as keeping us apprised of any changes to your identifying information. When
you register for a meeting, you agree to be added to the Balanced Networking For Entrepreneurs
mailing list (which is used strictly for membership and meeting information and news).

Billing Information. The billing information you provide us, including credit card, billing
address, and other payment information, is subject to the same confidentiality and accuracy
requirements as the rest of your identifying information. Providing false or inaccurate
information or using the Membership or the Website to further fraud or unlawful activity is
grounds for immediate termination of this Agreement.

 

MEMBER AGE RESTRICTION
You must be at least 18 (eighteen) years of age to use this Website, participate in the
Membership, or access any Services contained herein. By participating in the Membership, you
represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and may legally agree to this
Agreement. Murgio Enterprises LLC assumes no responsibility or liability for any
misrepresentation of your age.

 

 MEMBERSHIP TERMS
Information Sharing. The Membership and any of its Materials or Membership Services may
not be shared with any party. If we suspect that the Membership Services or Materials are being
shared and/or that you have shared your log-in information with any party, we reserve the right
to immediately terminate your access to the Membership, in our sole and exclusive discretion.

Membership Covenants. We do not offer any promises or guarantees about our Membership
Services or Materials. You hereby acknowledge and agree:
You are solely and exclusively responsible for the choices that you make concerning this
Membership, Membership Services, and the Materials contained within it, or any significant changes to
your business or life;

You are solely and exclusively responsible for your own mental health, physical health, business
decisions, and any other actions or inaction you choose to take;

We are not liable for any result or non-result or any consequences which may come about due to
your participation in the Membership; and,

This Membership does not constitute a therapeutic relationship or a medical one. We do not
provide therapy or medical services and you are responsible for procuring these services at your own
will and discretion if needed.

If you share your own confidential information with other Members, such information may no
longer be deemed confidential.

 

MEMBER INTERACTION
Murgio Enterprises LLC hereby expressly disclaims any and all responsibility for the actions,
interactions, conduct, communications or other relationships of any Members through the
Membership Services or otherwise. Organization makes no warranties, representations,
guarantees, or other promises or covenants with regard to any Member or their conduct.
Member hereby acknowledges and agrees that Murgio Enterprises LLC is not responsible or
liable in any way for Member’s interactions with others and that Member’s actions and
interactions are Member’s sole and exclusive responsibility.

 

LICENSE TO USE WEBSITE & ACCESS MEMBERSHIP MATERIALS AND SERVICES
Subject to this Agreement, we grant you a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable and
revocable license to use the Materials solely in connection with your participation in the
Membership and your use of the Website. The Materials may not be used for any other purpose,
and this license terminates upon your completion of the Membership, your cessation of use of
the Membership or the Website, or at the termination of this Agreement.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
You agree that the Materials, the Membership Services, the Website, and any other Services
provided by Murgio Enterprises LLC are the property of Murgio Enterprises LLC, including all
copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, and other intellectual property (“Networking IP”).
You agree that Murgio Enterprises LLC owns all right, title and interest in and to the Networking
IP and that you will not use the Networking IP for any unlawful or infringing purpose. You agree
not to reproduce or distribute the Networking IP in any way, including electronically or via
registration of any new trademarks, trade names, service marks or Uniform Resource Locators
(URLs), without express written permission from Murgio Enterprises LLC.

 

CONTENT YOU POST
[Member Contributions. Through your participation in the Membership and your use of the
Website, you may be permitted to post materials to the Membership pages and other parts of the
Website (“Member Contributions”). You hereby grant Murgio Enterprises LLC a royalty-free, nonexclusive, worldwide license to copy, display, use, broadcast, transmit and make derivative
works of Member Contributions you post. Murgio Enterprises LLC claims no further proprietary
rights in your Member Contributions.]

Member Compliance. You agree to comply with the “Acceptable Use” provision of this
Agreement for all Member Contributions that you post, including and especially to not violate
the intellectual property rights of any third party through your Membership Contributions.

Member Intellectual Property. If you feel that any of your intellectual property rights have
been infringed or otherwise violated by the posting of information or media by another of our
use and let us know.

 

ACCEPTABLE USE
Acceptable Use. You agree not to use the Membership or the Website for any unlawful
purpose or any purpose prohibited under this clause. You agree not to use the Membership,
Membership Services, Materials or the Website in any way that could damage the Membership,
Website, Services, or general business of Murgio Enterprises LLC .
You further agree not to use the Membership or the Website:

To harass, abuse, or threaten others or otherwise violate any person’s legal rights;

To violate any intellectual property rights of Murgio Enterprises LLC or any third party;

To upload or otherwise disseminate any computer viruses or other software that may damage
the property of another;

To perpetrate any fraud;

To engage in or create any unlawful gambling, sweepstakes, or pyramid scheme;

To publish or distribute any obscene or defamatory material;

To publish or distribute any material that incites violence, hate, or discrimination towards any
group; and,

To unlawfully gather information about others.

To be anything but a good person.
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PAYMENT & FEES
13.1 Fees. Membership Fees (“Fees”) applicable to the Membership Services and Materials are as
follows: $400 [as of January 2024].
Payment Structure. Payment is structured as follows: One payment paid in full. Monthly
options ARE available by request.

Payment Date. If payment is not completed immediately for a new Membership enrollment,
you will forfeit your place in the Membership.

 

THIRD-PARTY RESOURCES
We may provide links to third-party websites. Some of the links provided through the Site
may be affiliate links controlled by third parties or links to products and services for which
Murgio Enterprises LLC earns an affiliate fee, referral fee, or commission. Murgio Enterprises LLC
shall use reasonable efforts to provide notice of any affiliate relationship to a link on the
Membership Site. By clicking on an affiliate link on the Membership Site or related
communications, you expressly accept liability for any and all consequences of visiting the thirdparty Website or purchasing those goods or services.
 

 

NO LIABILITY
The Membership and Website are provided for informational purposes only. You
acknowledge and agree that any information posted during the Membership Services, in the
Materials, or on the Website is not intended to be legal advice, medical advice, or financial
advice, and no fiduciary relationship has been created between you and us. You further agree
that your participation in the Membership is at own risk. We do not assume responsibility or
liability for any advice or other information given in the Membership, in the Materials, or on the
Website.

 

 REVERSE ENGINEERING & SECURITY
You agree not to undertake any of the following actions:
Reverse engineer, or attempt to reverse engineer or disassemble any code or software from or
on the Membership Services, Materials, or Website; and
Violate the security of the Membership or Website through any unauthorized access,
circumvention of encryption or other security tools, data mining or interference to any host, user, or
network.

DATA LOSS
We do not assume or accept responsibility for the security of your account or content. You
agree that your participation in the Membership or use of the Website is at your own risk.

 

 INDEMNIFICATION
You agree to defend and indemnify Murgio Enterprises LLC and any of our affiliates (if
applicable) and hold us harmless against any and all legal claims and demands, including
reasonable attorney’s fees, which may arise from or relate to your participation in the
Membership, your use or misuse of the Website, your breach of this Agreement, or your conduct
or actions.

 

SPAM POLICY
You are strictly prohibited from using Membership for illegal spam activities, including
gathering email addresses and personal information from others or sending any mass
commercial emails.

 

MODIFICATION & VARIATION
We may, from time to time and at any time without notice to you, modify this Agreement.
You agree that we have the right to modify this Agreement or revise anything contained herein.
You further agree that all modifications to this Agreement are in full force and effect immediately
upon posting on the Website and that modifications or variations will replace any prior version of
this Agreement unless prior versions are specifically referred to or incorporated into the latest
modification or variation of this Agreement.
To the extent any part or sub-part of this Agreement is held ineffective or invalid by any court of
law, you agree that the prior, effective version of this Agreement shall be considered enforceable
and valid to the fullest extent.

 

ENTIRE AGREEMENT
This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the Parties with respect to
the Membership. This Agreement supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous
agreements or understandings, written, or oral.

 

SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS
We may need to interrupt your access to the Membership to perform maintenance or
emergency services on a scheduled or unscheduled basis. You agree that your access to the
Membership and/or Website may be affected by unanticipated or unscheduled downtime, for
any reason, but that we shall have no liability for any damage or loss caused as a result of such
downtime.

 

TERM, TERMINATION & SUSPENSION
We may terminate this Agreement with you at any time for any reason, with or without
cause. We specifically reserve the right to terminate this Agreement if you violate any of the
terms outlined herein, including, but not limited to, violating the intellectual property rights of us
or a third party, failing to comply with applicable laws or other legal obligations, and/or
publishing or distributing illegal material. You may also terminate this Agreement at any time by
contacting us and requesting termination. At the termination of this Agreement, any provisions
that would be expected to survive termination by their nature shall remain in full force and
effect.
Please be advised that terminating this Agreement does not entitle you to a refund on any
monies spent with us.
 

NO WARRANTIES
MURGIO ENTERPRISES LLC MAKES NO WARRANTIES AS TO THE MEMBERSHIP OR MATERIALS.
MEMBER AGREES THAT MEMBERSHIP AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT
WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE
PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, MURGIO ENTERPRISES LLC DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. MURGIO
ENTERPRISES LLC DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE MEMBERSHIP OR MATERIALS WILL BE
FUNCTIONAL, UNINTERRUPTED, CORRECT, COMPLETE, APPROPRIATE, OR ERROR-FREE. MURGIO
ENTERPRISES LLC DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE
OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF OUR MEMBERSHIP OR MATERIALS.
LIMITATION ON LIABILITY
We are not liable for any damages that may occur to you as a result of your participation in
the Membership or your use of the Website, to the fullest extent permitted by law, as noted
above. This section applies to any and all claims by you, including, but not limited to, lost profits
or revenues, consequential or punitive damages, negligence, strict liability, fraud, or torts of any
kind.

GENERAL PROVISIONS
LANGUAGE: All communications made, or notices given pursuant to this Agreement shall
be in the English language.

JURISDICTION, VENUE & CHOICE OF LAW: Through your participation in the Membership
and your use of the Website, you agree that the laws of MASSACHUSETTS shall govern any matter
or dispute relating to or arising out of this Agreement, as well as any dispute of any kind that
may arise between you and us, with the exception of its conflict of law provisions. The Parties
agree that this choice of law, venue, and jurisdiction provision is not permissive, but rather
mandatory in nature. You hereby waive the right to any objection of venue, including assertion of
the doctrine of forum non conveniens or similar doctrine.

 

 ARBITRATION: In case of a dispute between the Parties relating to or arising out of this
Agreement, the Parties shall first attempt to resolve the dispute personally and in good faith. If
these personal resolution attempts fail, the Parties shall then submit the dispute to binding
arbitration. The arbitration shall be conducted by a single arbitrator, and such arbitrator shall
have no authority to add Parties, vary the provisions of this Agreement, award punitive damages,
or certify a class. The arbitrator shall be bound by applicable and governing Federal law as well
as the law of the following state: Massachusetts. Each Party shall pay their own costs and fees.
Claims necessitating arbitration under this section include, but are not limited to: contract
claims, tort claims, claims based on Federal and state law, and claims based on local laws,
ordinances, statutes or regulations. Intellectual property claims by us will not be subject to
arbitration and may, as an exception to this subpart , be litigated. The Parties, in agreement with
this sub-part of this Agreement, waive any rights they may have to a jury trial in regard to
arbitral claims.
ASSIGNMENT: This Agreement, or the rights granted hereunder, may not be assigned, sold,
leased or otherwise transferred in whole or part by you. Should this Agreement, or the rights
granted hereunder, by assigned, sold, leased or otherwise transferred by Murgio Enterprises LLC,
the rights and liabilities of Murgio Enterprises LLC will bind and inure to any assignees,
administrators, successors, and executors.
SEVERABILITY: If any part or sub-part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable by
a court of law or competent arbitrator, the remaining parts and sub-parts will be enforced to the
maximum extent possible. In such condition, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in
full force.
NO WAIVER: In the event that we fail to enforce any provision of this Agreement, this shall
not constitute a waiver of any future enforcement of that provision or of any other provision.
Waiver of any part or sub-part of this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of any other part or
sub-part
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HEADINGS FOR CONVENIENCE ONLY: Headings of parts and subparts under this Agreement
are for convenience and organization, only. Headings shall not affect the meaning of any
provisions of this Agreement.

NO AGENCY, PARTNERSHIP OR JOINT VENTURE: No agency, partnership, or joint venture
has been created between the Parties as a result of this Agreement. No Party has any authority to
bind the other to third parties.

 

FORCE MAJEURE: We are not liable for any failure to perform due to causes beyond our
reasonable control including, but not limited to, acts of God, acts of civil authorities, acts of
military authorities, riots, embargoes, acts of nature and natural disasters, and other acts which
may be due to unforeseen circumstances.

 

[ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS PERMITTED: Electronic communications are permitted to
both Parties under this Agreement via email. For any questions or concerns, please email us at
the following address: balancednetworking@gmail.com].

The Parties acknowledge that they have read this Membership Agreement and agree to be bound
by the terms and conditions set forth above.