Terms & Conditions
The Lobby Inc. ("The Lobby", "we", "us", "our") welcomes you to The Lobby. The following terms and conditions (these "Terms & Conditions") govern your use of our website(s), products, services, and applications (the “Services”). Please read these Terms & Conditions carefully prior to using the Services.
1. These Terms & Conditions and Your Use of the Services.
Your use of the Services is governed by these Terms & Conditions, which are a contract between you and The Lobby regarding your use of the Services. By using the Services, you are agreeing to abide and be governed by these Terms & Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms & Conditions, you should refrain from viewing or otherwise using the Services. You must be aged 13 years or older to use the Services.
2. Guidelines and Prohibited Conduct.
The guidelines below dictate the relationship between industry insiders available on the platform (“Insiders”) and those looking to speak with the Insiders (“Job Candidates”). When using the Services, as either one of the Insiders or Job Candidates, you warrant and declare that you will adhere to the following guidelines:
A) You will accurately represent yourself, will not impersonate any other individual, and will do your best to keep your information up to date on the Services
B) You recognize that The Lobby does not verify the quality, accuracy, or usefulness of the advice provided when speaking with Insiders
C) You will be solely and fully liable for all advice, services, postings, and communications that you make through your use of the Services
D) You acknowledge that any content or information that you post via the Services is not considered confidential
E) Neither Job Candidates nor Insiders will make any attempt to deliberately distort, manipulate, or undermine The Lobby’s feedback system and all Job Candidates and Insiders are expected to provide genuine feedback, in a timely manner, on their interactions with their counterparts
G) You will not stalk, threaten, or harass other Job Candidates or Insiders
H) As an Insider, you understand that you are not an employee of The Lobby and that we are under no obligation to provide any equipment or materials to assist you in your role as an Insider
I) As an Insider, you will not deceive any Job Candidates into believing you can provide a service outside of your realm of knowledge or capacity
J) As a Job Candidate, you will not deliberately attempt to find the identity of any Insider and contact him or her, nor will you attempt to find the identity of an Insider for the purpose of sharing his or her identity with another individual or entity. Insiders have joined The Lobby under the strict condition of anonymity and any attempt to expose the identity of an Insider will be a direct violation of these guidelines
K) As a Job Candidate, you will not reach out to Insiders at companies that you have been previously forbidden from contacting via a non-compete agreement
L) As a Job Candidate, you agree to pay the rate presented via the Services for connecting with Insiders and will bill the transaction through the Services regardless of where your interaction with the Insider takes place
M) The Lobby has full discretion to fix any grammatical, typing, or spelling errors on user profiles and may remove any content you upload at The Lobby’s discretion, with no obligation to notify you of the content’s removal
While using or viewing the Services, you also agree to not engage in any of the following prohibited conduct:
A) Using or attempting to use any software, code, or device that may interfere with the proper functioning of the Services;
B) Interfering or attempting to interfere with networks connected to the Services;
C) Copying, modifying, reproducing, displaying, or otherwise misappropriating any Materials (as defined in Section 5) without the prior written consent of The Lobby Inc., except as specifically allowed by these Terms & Conditions;
D) Transmitting data, materials, or other files containing "Trojan horses", corrupted data, worms, computer viruses, or other electronic information that may cause the Services to be inoperable or ineffective or that may erase data stored by The Lobby; and
E) Delivering any communication through these Services that:
a. Violates local, federal, state, or international law;
b. Contains obscene, abusive, defamatory, or libelous content; or
c. Infringes upon the rights of any third party.
If you engage in any prohibited conduct or violate any of the guidelines while using or viewing the Services, The Lobby reserves the right to limit, restrict, or terminate access to the Services or your account without notice, and The Lobby shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special or punitive damages arising out of or relating to any limitation, restriction, or termination of your access to the Services or your account.
You own the rights to the content you create and post on the Services. The Lobby retains a nonexclusive license to publish the content you have posted on the Services, including anything reasonably related to publishing it (i.e. displaying, distributing, reformatting, and storing the content). In accordance with your use of the Services, you agree to allow The Lobby to use your content for marketing and promotional purposes. You assume all risks related to the content you post. By posting content to the Services, you represent that doing so does not conflict with any other agreements you have made and that you have the proper rights to post the content. The Lobby may remove any content you post for any reason.
4. Intellectual Property.
The Services contain and reference trademarks, patents, trade secrets, technologies, products, or other proprietary rights owned by The Lobby or its subsidiaries or affiliates. You are not granted any license or right in or to such intellectual property by your use of the Services, and you may not remove or reproduce any such material except as expressly permitted by these Terms & Conditions.
You may not copy, distribute, republish, upload, post, or transmit any of the text, images, graphics, animation, sound files, videos, or other materials located on the Services (collectively, "Materials") without the prior written consent of The Lobby; consent may be given or withheld in the sole and absolute discretion of The Lobby. You may, however, download one (1) copy of the Materials on one (1) computer, for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided that you do not delete or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices. Modification or use of the Materials for any other purpose violates The Lobby’s intellectual property rights. The Lobby is the sole owner of all Materials on the Services, and you receive no license, right, or title to any intellectual property by your use of the Services.
5. External Websites.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, The Lobby provides the Services and the Materials, functions, and other content contained in the Services on an "as-is" basis and without any warranties of any kind, either express or implied. The Lobby disclaims all warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and specifically does not warrant that the Materials, content, or functions contained in the Services will be error-free, uninterrupted, or free of viruses or other harmful components.
8. Limitation of Liability.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, The Lobby shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special or punitive damages arising out of or relating to the use or performance of the Services or the performance or non-performance by The Lobby or any of its subsidiaries, affiliates, or third-party providers of products or services relating to the Services. The Services also may contain links to External Websites. The Lobby is not responsible for the content of such External Websites and shall not be vicariously liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special or punitive damages arising out of or relating to your use of External Websites linked to the Services.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless The Lobby, its parent(s), subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, shareholders, members, managers, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims, demands, actions, causes of action, damages, obligations, and expenses of whatever kind or nature, including, but not limited to, third party claims that arise out of, or are related to, your use of the Services or your violation of these Terms & Conditions.
A failure by The Lobby to enforce strict compliance with these Terms & Conditions shall not be construed as a waiver by The Lobby of its rights to enforce strict compliance with these Terms & Conditions in the future.
You may not transfer or assign your rights or obligations under these Terms & Conditions without the prior written consent of The Lobby, which consent may be given or withheld in the sole and absolute discretion of The Lobby.
The Lobby reserves the right to restrict, limit or terminate your access to the Services and your account, if applicable, at any time without notice. All provisions of these Terms & Conditions that by their nature or terms must extend beyond termination of your access to the Services or your account to be effective shall survive such termination, including, but not limited to, Sections 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12 of these Terms & Conditions.
If any provision of these Terms & Conditions is held invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Terms & Conditions.
14. Governing Law & Dispute Resolution.
These Terms & Conditions and your access and use of the Services each are governed by the laws of the State of Delaware without giving effect to any conflicts of law or choice of law principles. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any action, controversy, claim, or dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms & Conditions or the Services lies in the courts located in the State of Delaware. By using the Services, you submit to personal jurisdiction in such courts for the purpose of any legal action.
By visiting our Services, you are agreeing to abide by these Terms & Conditions. From time to time, we may need to revise our Terms & Conditions to reflect changes in our practices and policies. When we update these Terms & Conditions, we will post the changes here immediately. Thereafter, your continued use of these Services constitutes acceptance of our revised Terms & Conditions.