Terms of Service
Agreement between user and dctop20.com
Welcome to dctop20.com. The dctop20.com website (the “Site”) is comprised of various web pages operated by DCTOP20 (“DCTOP20”). dctop20.com is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the “Terms”). Your use of dctop20.com constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference.
dctop20.com is a E-commerce Site
DCTOP20 provides educational, promotional, digital marketing, performance, and distribution support to various curators in entertainment. The DC market is a hot spot for indie artists with minimal mainstream industry support. DCTOP20 provides featured clients with opportunities to enhance and monetize their brand, resulting in more income, and increased credibility with mainstream industry outlets.
Visiting dctop20.com or sending emails to DCTOP20 constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
DCTOP20 does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of thirteen. If you are under 18, you may use dctop20.com only with permission of a parent or guardian.
You may cancel your subscription at any time. All product sales are final. No Refunds.
Links to third party sites/Third party services
dctop20.com may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of DCTOP20 and DCTOP20 is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. DCTOP20 is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by DCTOP20 of the site or any association with its operators.
Certain services made available via dctop20.com are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the dctop20.com domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that DCTOP20 may share such information and data with any third party with whom DCTOP20 has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of dctop20.com users and customers.
No unlawful or prohibited use/Intellectual Property
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of DCTOP20 or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. DCTOP20 content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of DCTOP20 and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of DCTOP20 or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
Use of communication services
The Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded, restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.
DCTOP20 has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, DCTOP20 reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. DCTOP20 reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
DCTOP20 reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in DCTOP20’s sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. DCTOP20 does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, DCTOP20 specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized DCTOP20 spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of DCTOP20.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.
Materials provided to dctop20.com or posted on any DCTOP20 web page
DCTOP20 does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to dctop20.com (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any DCTOP20 Site or our associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting DCTOP20, our affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. DCTOP20 is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in DCTOP20’s sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
The Service is controlled, operated and administered by DCTOP20 from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the DCTOP20 Content accessed through dctop20.com in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless DCTOP20, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. DCTOP20 reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with DCTOP20 in asserting any available defenses.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. DCTOP20 AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.
DCTOP20 AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. DCTOP20 AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
DCTOP20 reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of District of Columbia and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in District of Columbia in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and DCTOP20 as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. DCTOP20’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of DCTOP20’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by DCTOP20 with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and DCTOP20 with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and DCTOP20 with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent an d subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.
Changes to Terms
DCTOP20 reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which dctop20.com is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. DCTOP20 encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.
TRUSTe Privacy Program
DCTOP20 is a licensee of the TRUSTe Privacy Program. TRUSTe is an independent organization whose mission is to build users’ trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the use of fair information practices. Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, we have agreed to disclose our information practices and have our privacy practices reviewed for compliance by TRUSTe.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this policy, you should first contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not receive acknowledgement of your inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you should contact TRUSTe at https://watchdog.truste.com/pvr.php?page=complaint. TRUSTe may serve as a liaison with us to resolve your concerns.
Collection of your Personal Information
DCTOP20 may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. If you purchase DCTOP20’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by DCTOP20. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the DCTOP20 website.
DCTOP20 encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from DCTOP20 so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. DCTOP20 is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the DCTOP20 website.
Use of your Personal Information
DCTOP20 collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
DCTOP20 may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from DCTOP20 and its affiliates. DCTOP20 may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
DCTOP20 does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
DCTOP20 may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to DCTOP20, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
DCTOP20 may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within DCTOP20, in order to determine what DCTOP20 services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within DCTOP20 to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
DCTOP20 will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on DCTOP20 or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of DCTOP20; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of DCTOP20, or the public.
Security of your Personal Information
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
Verisign is an independent, third-party company engaged in the development of digital trust. Verisign provides authentication of Internet services, digital identity and intellectual property. By clicking on the Verisign logo, the Verisign website will serve up a web page that confirms that DCTOP20 is “Verisign Authenticated.”
Children Under Thirteen
DCTOP20 does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Opt-Out & Unsubscribe
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from DCTOP20 by contacting us here:
– Web page: _________________
– Email: _________________
– Phone: _________________
Changes to this Statement
DCTOP20 will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. DCTOP20 encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how DCTOP20 is protecting your information.
DCTOP20 welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that DCTOP20 has not adhered to this Statement, please contact DCTOP20 at:
20 F ST NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Email Address: email@example.com
Telephone number: 2027437605
Effective as of July 27, 2016