Terms of Services

Welcome to Marketplace.city. These terms, conditions, and notices (“Terms”) govern your access and use of the Marketplace.city website, including access and use through any other website or mobile applications, (“Site”).

By accessing or using this Site in any manner, you agree to be bound by these Terms. Please read these Terms carefully. If you do not accept all of these Terms, you may not use this Site.

Be sure to return to this page periodically to review the most current version of these Terms. We may modify these Terms or any additional terms that apply to the Site to, for example, reflect changes to the law or changes to the Site. We’ll post notice of modifications to these Terms on this page. Changes will not apply retroactively and will become effective no sooner than fourteen days after they are posted. However, changes addressing new functions or features of the Site or changes made for legal reasons will be effective immediately. If you do not agree to the modified Terms, you should discontinue your use of the Site.

The terms “we”, “us”, “our” and “Marketplace.city” refer to Marketplace.city., an Illinois corporation located at 1218 W. Oakdale, Chicago, Illinois United States. The term “you” refers to the person visiting this Site and/or contributing content on this Site. If you are accessing or using this Site on behalf of a business or organization, that business accepts these Terms, and the term “you” also refers to that business.

Use of the site

This Site is provided solely to assist visitors to the Site in gathering technology and technology vendor information, posting opinions of vendor-or technology-related issues, engaging in interactive technology forums, and for no other purposes. As a condition of your use of this Site, you warrant that (i) all information supplied by you on this Site is true, accurate, current, and complete, (ii) if you have a Marketplace.city account, you will safeguard your account information and will supervise and be completely responsible for any use of your account by anyone other than you, and (iii) you are 18 years of age or older in order to register for an account and contribute to this Site. Marketplace.city does not knowingly collect the information of anyone under the age of 18. We retain the right at our sole discretion to deny access to anyone to this Site and the services we offer, at any time and for any reason, including, but not limited to, for violation of these Terms.

Please be advised that all reviews, including any endorsements and validation, of third-party products, services, or vendors contained on this Site are the opinions of the reviewers of those products, services, or vendors and not those of Marketplace.city.

Prohibited behaviors and activities

The content and information on this Site (including, but not limited to, messages, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics, video, maps, icons, software, code, or other material), as well as the infrastructure used to provide such content and information, is proprietary to us, except as expressly provided in these Terms. You agree not to otherwise modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell or re-sell any such content or information obtained from or through this Site.

Additionally, you agree not to:

  1. access, monitor, or copy any content or information of this Site using any robot, spider, scraper, or other automated means or any manual process for any purpose without our express written permission;
  2. violate the restrictions in any robot exclusion headers on this Site or bypass or circumvent other measures employed to prevent or limit access to this Site;
  3. take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our discretion, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
  4. deep-link to any portion of this Site for any purpose without our express written permission;
  5. “frame”, “mirror”, or otherwise incorporate any part of this Site into any other website or mobile application without our prior written authorization;
  6. attempt to modify, translate, adapt, edit, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any software programs used by Marketplace.city in connection with the Site or the services we provide;
  7. post reviews on products or services offered by your current employer or by direct competitors of your current employer; or
  8. log in using an alias that masks your true identity.
  9. Use the government login section unless you are an approved government user and domain or affiliated public group.

Termination

Marketplace.city and you, the user, each enjoy mutual rights of termination. You may terminate your account for any or no reason, at any time with notice to Marketplace.city. To terminate your account, please contact us at hello@marketplace.city. The termination will be effective upon Marketplace.city processing your request. Similarly, Marketplace.city may terminate your account, for any or no reason, at any time, with or without notice. Please review our all our our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy for details on what personal information is retained following termination of your account. Marketplace.city may also restrict, suspend or terminate the account of any user who violates these Terms or abuses or misuses the Services including, but not limited to, the following: (1) creating multiple or false Profiles, (2) using the Services commercially without Marketplace.city authorization, (3) violating any intellectual property rights, or (4) any other behavior or activity that Marketplace.city, in its sole discretion, deems contrary to the purpose and mission of the Services. (5) Abusing, harassing, or providing knowingly false information in areas such as, but not limited to, User Reviews, Validations and/or Product Information.

General

This Site is operated by a U.S. entity, and these Terms are governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, USA. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts in Cook County, Illinois, USA and stipulate to the fairness and convenience of proceedings in such courts for all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this Site. You agree that all claims you may have against Marketplace.city INC. arising from or relating to the Site must be heard and resolved in a court of competent subject matter jurisdiction located in the State of Illinois. Use of this Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this paragraph.

You agree that no joint venture, agency, partnership, or employment relationship exists between you and Marketplace.city and/or affiliates as a result of these Terms or use of this Site.

Our performance under these Terms is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in these Terms limits our right to comply with law enforcement or other governmental or legal requests or requirements relating to your use of this Site or information provided to, or gathered by, us with respect to such use. To the extent allowed by applicable law, you agree that you will bring any claim or cause of action arising from or relating to your access or use of this Site within two (2) years from the date on which such claim or action arose or accrued or such claim or cause of action will be irrevocably waived.

If any part of these Terms 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 remaining provisions in these Terms shall continue in effect.

These Terms (and any other terms or agreements referenced herein) constitute the entire agreement between you and Marketplace.city with respect to this Site and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between you and Marketplace.city with respect to this Site. A printed version of these Terms and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. Fictitious names of companies, products, people, characters, and/or data mentioned on this Site are not intended to represent any real individual, company, product, or event. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES PUBLISHED ON THIS SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR ERRORS. MARKETPLACE.CITY DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY OF, AND DISCLAIM ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OTHER INACCURACIES RELATING TO, THE INFORMATION AND DESCRIPTION OF THE TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS AND RELATED SERVICES DISPLAYED ON THIS SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE PRICING, SCREEN SHOTS, VIDEOS, LIST OF PRODUCT AND SERVICE FEATURES, VENDOR COMPANY INFORMATION, GENERAL PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS, ETC.). MARKETPLACE.CITY MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES CONTAINED ON THIS SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE, AND THE INCLUSION OR OFFERING OF ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ON THIS SITE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ANY ENDORSEMENT OR RECOMMENDATION OF SUCH PRODUCTS OR SERVICES BY MARKETPLACE.CITY . ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. MARKETPLACE.CITY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR ANY EMAIL SENT FROM MARKETPLACE.CITY, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. MARKETPLACE.CITY HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT.

IN NO EVENT SHALL MARKETPLACE.CITY (AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AND AFFILIATES) BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH, YOUR ACCESS TO, DISPLAY ON, OR USE OF THIS SITE OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO ACCESS, DISPLAY, OR USE THIS SITE (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, YOUR RELIANCE UPON OPINIONS APPEARING ON THIS SITE; ANY COMPUTER VIRUSES, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, LINKED SITES, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THIS SITE; OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE ACCESS TO, DISPLAY ON, OR USE OF THIS SITE) WHETHER BASED ON A THEORY OF NEGLIGENCE, CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, AND EVEN IF MARKETPLACE.CITY HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. The limitation of liability reflects the allocation of risk between the parties. The limitations specified in this section will survive and apply even if any limited remedy specified in these Terms is found to have failed of its essential purpose. The limitations of liability provided in these Terms inure to the benefit of the Marketplace.city Companies.

Indemnification

You agree to defend and indemnify Marketplace.city and their respective affiliates and licensees and any of their officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any claims, causes of action, demands, recoveries, losses, damages, fines, penalties, liabilities, or other costs or expenses of any kind or nature including but not limited to reasonable legal and accounting fees, brought by third parties as a result of:

  1. your breach of these Terms or the documents referenced herein;
  2. your violation of any law or the rights of a third party; or
  3. your use of this Site.