Communication Consultants Group Request for Proposal Portal
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Welcome to Communications Consulting Group, Inc’s Request for Proposal Portal (“Portal”), a platform operated by CCG, LLC (“CCG,” “us,” and “we”) designed for representatives of telecommunication service providers (“Service Providers,” “user,” “your,” and “you”) to have better access and opportunities to bid on CCG client properties. Sign up is free and will give you access to view all open requests for bid across your service areas. Service Providers will be able to sort and submit bids through the Portal. Additionally, you will receive notifications before a bid closes. Your account is secure and your bids cannot be seen by any other providers
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT SECTION 21 OF THIS AGREEMENT, BELOW, CONTAINS PROVISIONS GOVERNING HOW CLAIMS THAT YOU AND WE HAVE AGAINST EACH OTHER ARE RESOLVED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY CLAIMS THAT AROSE OR WERE ASSERTED PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS AGREEMENT. IN PARTICULAR, IT CONTAINS AN ARBITRATION AGREEMENT WHICH WILL, WITH LIMITED EXCEPTIONS, REQUIRE DISPUTES BETWEEN US TO BE SUBMITTED TO BINDING AND FINAL ARBITRATION. UNLESS YOU OPT OUT OF THE ARBITRATION AGREEMENT: (1) YOU WILL ONLY BE PERMITTED TO PURSUE CLAIMS AND SEEK RELIEF AGAINST US ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS, NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION OR PROCEEDING; AND (2) YOU ARE WAIVING YOUR RIGHT TO SEEK RELIEF IN A COURT OF LAW AND TO HAVE A JURY TRIAL ON YOUR CLAIMS.
ANY DISPUTE OR CLAIM RELATING IN ANY WAY TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE WILL BE GOVERNED AND INTERPRETED BY AND UNDER THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, CONSISTENT WITH THE FEDERAL ARBITRATION ACT, WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY PRINCIPLES THAT PROVIDE FOR THE APPLICATION OF THE LAW OF ANY OTHER JURISDICTION. THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON CONTRACTS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SALE OF GOODS IS EXPRESSLY EXCLUDED FROM THIS AGREEMENT.
Your use of, and participation in, certain Services may be subject to additional terms (“Supplemental Terms”) and such Supplemental Terms will either be listed in this Agreement or will be presented to you for your acceptance when you sign up to use the supplemental Service. If the terms of this Agreement are inconsistent with the Supplemental Terms, the Supplemental Terms shall control with respect to such Service. All Supplemental Terms are hereby incorporated into the Agreement by reference.
PLEASE NOTE THAT This agreement is subject to change by CCG in its sole discretion at any time. When changes are made, CCG will make a new copy of this Agreement available at the Website and any new Supplemental Terms will be made available from within, or through, the affected Service on the Website. We will also update the “Last Updated” date at the top of this Agreement. If we make any material changes, and you have registered with us to create an Account (as defined in Section 5 below), we will also send an e-mail to you at the last e-mail address you provided to us pursuant to this Agreement. Any changes to this Agreement will be effective immediately for new users of the Website, the Application and/ or Services and will be effective thirty (30) days after posting notice of such changes on the Website for existing users, provided that any material changes shall be effective for users who have an Account with us upon the earlier of thirty (30) days after posting notice of such changes on the Website or thirty (30) days after dispatch of an e-mail notice of such changes to Registered Users (defined in Section 5 below). CCG may require you to provide consent to the updated Agreement in a specified manner before further use of the Website, the Application and/ or the Services is permitted. If you do not agree to any change(s) after receiving a notice of such change(s), you shall stop using the Website, the Application and/or the Services. Otherwise, your continued use of the Website, the Application and/or Services constitutes your acceptance of such change(s). PLEASE REGULARLY CHECK THE WEBSITE TO VIEW THE THEN-CURRENT TERMS.
IF YOU AGREE TO ARBITRATION WITH CCG, YOU ARE AGREEING IN ADVANCE THAT YOU WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN OR SEEK TO RECOVER MONETARY OR OTHER RELIEF IN ANY LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST COMPANY ALLEGING CLASS, COLLECTIVE, AND/OR REPRESENTATIVE CLAIMS ON YOUR BEHALF. INSTEAD, BY AGREEING TO ARBITRATION, YOU MAY BRING YOUR CLAIMS AGAINST THE COMPANY IN AN INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATION PROCEEDING. IF SUCCESSFUL ON SUCH CLAIMS, YOU COULD BE AWARDED MONEY OR OTHER RELIEF BY AN ARBITRATOR. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE BEEN ADVISED THAT YOU MAY CONSULT WITH AN ATTORNEY IN DECIDING WHETHER TO ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING THIS ARBITRATION AGREEMENT.
You may choose to have the arbitration conducted by telephone, based on written submissions, or in person in the country where you live or at another mutually agreed location. Any judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.
Last Updated: January 9, 2019
Note to International Users
YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE PROCESSED BY US IN THE COUNTRY WHERE IT WAS COLLECTED AS WELL AS OTHER COUNTRIES (INCLUDING THE UNITED STATES) WHERE LAWS REGARDING PROCESSING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE LESS STRINGENT THAN THE LAWS IN YOUR COUNTRY. BY USING THE SITE AND PROVIDING ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THE TRANSFER OF DATA FROM YOUR COUNTRY TO A COUNTRY THAT HAS LESS STRINGENT LAWS, AND THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN CONFORMANCE WITH THIS POLICY.
Note about Children
The Site is not directed to children under the age of 18 and children under the age of 18 are not eligible to use our Services. We do not intentionally collect or maintain Personal Information from children under 18 years of age. If we later learn that a person under 18 years of age has submitted Personal Information to us, we will take steps to remove that user's Personal Information from our databases and to prevent the user from utilizing the Site and the Services.
How We Collect Information
Information Your Provide to Us
We collect Personal Information from you in the following ways:
We collect Personal Information that you submit to us voluntarily when you register for the service and/or use the Services. For example, we will collect your name, email address, phone number and password when you register for an account on the Services (an “Account”)].
When you communicate with us through our Site or App or by sending us an email, we may collect and store any information that is contained in your communications with us. You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but this may limit the features of the Site or Services you are able to use.
Information Automatically Collected Via Technology
Log Files. As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes IP addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (“ISP”), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We use this information to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users’ movements around the Website, gather demographic information about our user base as a whole, and better tailor our Services to our users’ needs. For example, some of the information may be collected so that when you visit the Website or the Services again, it will recognize you and the information could then be used to serve advertisements and other information appropriate to your interests.
Pixel Tags. In addition, we use “Pixel Tags” (also referred to as clear Gifs, Web beacons, or Web bugs). Pixel Tags are tiny graphic images with a unique identifier, similar in function to Cookies, which are used to track online movements of Web users. In contrast to Cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, Pixel Tags are embedded invisibly in Web pages. Pixel Tags also allow us to send e-mail messages in a format users can read, and they tell us whether e-mails have been opened to ensure that we are sending only messages that are of interest to our users. We may use this information to reduce or eliminate messages sent to a user. We do not tie the information gathered by Pixel Tags to our users’ Personal Information.
How We Use Information
In general, we will use your Personal Information to either respond to the requests you make, or to aid us in serving you better. We use your Personal Information to:
Provide the Services to you;
Facilitate the creation of your account on our system;
Provide you with Services and customer support;
Provide you with information related to the client properties and needs;
Tailor the features and content of the Services to you;
Respond to your requests, resolve disputes and/or troubleshoot problems;
Improve the quality of the Site and the Services; and
Communicate with you about the Site and the Services, including requests for proposals and bids received.
We may create Anonymous Information records from your Personal Information by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the data personally identifiable to you. We may use Anonymous Information analyze request and usage patterns so that we may enhance the content of our Services and improve Site navigation. We reserve the right to use Anonymous Information for any purpose and disclose Anonymous Information to third parties in our sole discretion.
How We Disclose Information
Third Parties Designated by You. When you use the Services, the Personal Information you provide will be shared with the third parties that you authorize to receive such information. For example, when you provide a bid, we will share your information with the client.
Third Party Service Providers. We may share your Personal Information with our third party service providers that help us provide Services that we offer you and any other information your data that you provide through your use of the Services.
Your Choices Regarding Your Information
Cookies. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to accept Cookies from our Services for any of the purposes described above, then you can instruct your browser, by changing its settings, to stop accepting Cookies or to prompt you before accepting a Cookie from the websites you visit. Consult your browser’s technical information. If you do not accept Cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of the Services or all functionality of the Services. If you have any questions about how to disable or modify Cookies, please let us know at the contact information provided below.
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