Terms Of Service
TERMS OF SERVICE, CERTIFICATION BY USER OF PERMITTED USE, LEGAL DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Acceptance of Terms: Upon accessing this site, you acknowledge that you (“you” as used herein, is interchangeable with “Client”) will or have read and agree to abide by the terms and conditions ("Agreement") described below. If you do not agree with any part of the terms and conditions in this Agreement, you must not use this site. Use by you or by any person authorized by you of this site indicates your agreement to these terms and conditions and any instructional material which we provide you regarding the services provided by this site ("Services"). Each time you place an order, you will agree to accept these Terms of Service and that such Terms shall be binding as to each order. You understand and agree that these Terms are essential to the agreement to provide service to you, and are fully disclosed to you each and every time you place an order for Services. These Terms of Service refer to registered agent and corporate filing services and not to services offered by other divisions of D.C. Registered Agent, Inc. (“DCReg” or “We”).
DCReg files corporate documents and acts as a registered agent. We are not a law firm and neither DCReg nor any of its employees provide legal services and, although they may offer opinions on the sufficiency of documents for recordation or filing, such may not be relied upon in the absence of legal advice. No representations or warranties, expressed or implied, are given regarding the legal or other consequences resulting from the use of our services or forms and all services and information provided to you are offered with the understanding that they are to be used in a legal and prudent manner. DCReg uses information provided over the internet or orally to manage your account and to prepare forms for filing.
Client assumes liability for all charges incurred as a result of any and all services performed by DCReg on Client's behalf or upon Client's direction. Such charges shall be due and payable upon receipt of DCReg’s invoice.
Client accepts full responsibility for the proper and legal use of the information and/or services so provided and for complying with any tax consequences or tax filing requirements arising as a result.
It is the Client's sole responsibility to keep DCReg informed as to any changes in address, email address, or of changes of persons authorized to receive DCReg or governmental notifications, reports, processes and legal matters. Such changes are deemed to be effective when entered into DCReg’s client database system.
The maximum amount DCReg will charge or withhold from a cancelled order is $150, unless jurisdiction filing fees or supplier fees have already been paid or the registered agent address has been provided. Money paid to the jurisdiction filing agency for filing fees or to suppliers for goods or services is not refundable. If an order is cancelled, DCReg will provide a refund based on the stage of order processing:
- If an order is cancelled after the order audit and payment processes have been completed, but before any other processing has taken place, a refund for the total order amount less a $50 processing fee will be issued.
- For registered agent service orders, an additional $50 will be withheld from the refund if the registered agent address has already been provided and no refunds will be considered 30 days after the date of the order.
- For orders requiring a preliminary name check, an additional $25 will be withheld from the refund if the preliminary name check has been completed before the order is cancelled.
- For orders requiring creation of state filing documents, an additional $50 will be withheld from the refund if the order is cancelled after these documents are created but before being filed with the state.
RETURNED CHECKS AND CREDIT CARD CHARGEBACKS
A $50 fee will be added to all checks returned to DCReg due to non-sufficient funds or closed accounts. In addition, a bank service fee will be charged on these checks. For credit card payments that are charged back by the client, a $50 fee will be assessed along with any collection costs.
DISCONTINUATION OF REGISTERED AGENT SERVICE
Client acknowledges and agrees that if the entity either voluntarily or involuntarily discontinues business or operations in a jurisdiction where DCReg provides services or client wishes to abandon said entity or discontinue service where DCReg serves as registered agent:
- The entity must be properly and legally dissolved, withdrawn, cancelled or otherwise properly terminated in that jurisdiction either through DCReg, independently, through counsel, or through another service provider, or;
- The entity must assign another registered/resident agent in said jurisdiction, or;
- The entity and/or client must file a document to withdraw DCReg as registered/resident agent in said jurisdiction and pay all filing fees related to same.
Note that if at least one of these conditions is not satisfied before the date the registered/resident agent service is due, the account and/or entity will automatically renew service and continue to accrue charges and late penalties for the registered agent fee which is an annual fee and not subject to pro-rated computation. In the event that the above cancellation conditions have not been met or the order has not been paid by the due date on the order, DCReg reserves the right to automatically bill any payment method provided in client’s account (including but not limited to credit cards and/or debit cards) for any amount due on a registered agent service order. Additionally, if the account is in delinquent status or the entity is defunct, any account contacts, including, but not limited to the account primary contact and entity officers and/or directors shall be responsible for the payment of the account.
Your use and browsing of this site is at your own risk. DCReg does not make any warranty of content expressed, implied or intended. The condition of any information mentioned in our reports may change at any time. The information provided in our reports is for the exclusive use of the requester. Neither DCReg, nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, special, punitive, or other damages of any kind arising out of your access to or use of this site, or the inability to use this site, whether caused by the equipment, software, DCReg, or by Internet browser providers, or by online service providers or by an agent or subcontractor of any of the foregoing that occur to any party as a result of services provided or as a result of the information that we provide, sell, disseminate, or display on our web site even if we have been advised as to the possibility of such damages.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR TIMELINESS, ACCURACY, OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION THAT WE PROVIDE THROUR OUR WEB SITE OR OVER THE TELEPHONE. WE RELY UPON THE INFORMATION SUPPLIED TO US BY GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES AND THE RELIABILITY OF THAT INFORMATION IS OFTEN AFFECTED BY THE ADEQUACY OF THE INFORMATION SUPPLIED TO US BY OUR CLIENTS. WHILE DCReg MAKES EVERY EFFORT TO PROVIDE ACCURATE INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE, IT ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ACCURACY. SOME INFORMATION PROVIDED TO YOU THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR THIS WEB SITE MAY CONTAIN TECHNICAL OR OTHER INACCURACIES OR OMISSIONS, TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, AND MAY BECOME OUTDATED.
This site may contain links to other websites on the Internet as an informational service to its readers, and not as an endorsement of the web site or of any product, service, or entity. All sites, which may be accessed through this site, are independent and are maintained by persons other than DCReg, its employees and agents. DCReg has no control over the contents of these linked sites. DCReg has not reviewed all of the sites linked to this site and is not responsible for the contents of any other sites linked to this site. Your linking to any other sites is at your own risk.
DCReg may change the information on this site, or the products mentioned, at any time without notice and without first updating the channels through which that information is provided to you. Nothing in those channels is intended to provide legal, accounting, tax or financial advice; you should consult your own professional advisor on such matters. Information about products and services which you do not already have with DCReg is provided for informational purposes only and should not be considered as an offer to make those products and services available to you.
This Agreement shall apply regardless of the means by which the site is accessed, including, but not limited to, through the URL address http://www.dcregisteredagent.com, 1stallianceresources.com, electronic mail, or links from another site.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
DCReg, its agents, representatives and employees specifically disclaim any warranty beyond the limited warranty stated herein, whether express or implied, including the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for purpose. Under no circumstances are DCReg, its advisors, agents, representatives or employees liable or responsible for any damage or inconvenience caused or alleged to be caused by the use of our services. DCReg does not assume any legal, financial or other liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any official documents prepared and/or filed by a client directly with a jurisdiction filing agency by the client. Any documents prepared and/or filed by the client are subject to review for correct information and DCReg will not be liable for any fees associated with subsequent corrections, amendments or any other type of revisions for documents not prepared and filed by DCReg.
Unless otherwise specified in service or contract, DCReg’s services are limited to the receipt and forwarding of items covered by the respective statute, rule, regulation or contract, and do not include the provision of a business or mailing address independent of such statute, rule, regulation or contact. DCReg has no obligation to forward any items received pursuant to any unauthorized use of DCReg’s address and assumes no liability to Client or any other party for loss of such items. Client assumes all liability for such losses regardless of whether Client had approved or initiated the unauthorized use. DCReg may seek reimbursement from Client for any and all costs incurred in connection with the unauthorized use of DCReg’s address.
Except in the case of DCReg’s proven negligence or willful misconduct, in either of which events DCReg’s liability (in the aggregate) shall not exceed $5,000, DCReg’s entire liability and Client's exclusive remedy for damages due to performance or non-performance of DCReg, for any cause or service whatsoever, regardless of the form of action, whether in breach of contract, tort, strict liability, breach of warranty, failure of essential purpose or otherwise, shall be limited to the refund of the charges specifically related to the performance or non-performance of the particular service for which DCReg was engaged for Client. When receiving process on behalf of Client, DCReg shall in no event be responsible for any part of the underlying claim. In no event does DCReg assume any liability whatsoever to any party other than the Client for Client's use of DCReg's services, and Client agrees to indemnify DCReg against any claims brought by such parties. Client is prohibited from assigning any cause of action or remedy to any third party and is further prohibited from encouraging any third party from bringing any cause of action against DECReg.
While DCReg takes reasonable steps to provide complete and accurate services, DCReg cannot warrant or guarantee that its services are complete or error free. DCReg is not an insurer with regard to the services performed. In order to obtain DCReg’s services, Client agrees to assume the risk for any and all liabilities disclaimed by DCReg and all damages in excess of the limited remedy provided herein.
DCReg shall not be liable to Client or any third party for any direct, indirect, special consequential or incidental damages (including damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information, and the like) arising out of the use of DCReg’s services, even if DCReg has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
NO WAIVER - EXPANSIONS OF LIMIT OF LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMER
We shall not be deemed to have waived any of our rights or remedies hereunder unless such waiver is in writing and signed by us. No delay or omission on our part in exercising any right or remedy shall operate as a waiver of that right or remedy or any other rights or remedies. A waiver on any particular occasion shall not be construed as a bar or waiver of any rights or remedies on future occasions. You may contact DCRreg to delete any limitations of liability or any disclaimers.
OWNERSHIP OF MATERIALS
The content and information on our site is copyrighted by D.C. Registered Agent, Inc. and the unauthorized reproduction or distribution of any portion is prohibited. Our logos and products are trademarked and servicemarked and may not be used without our permission. Trademarks or servicemarks of others that are referenced on our web site are the property of their respective owners. No part of these pages or screens may be copied (except as strictly necessary for you to view these materials on your own computer), republished, redistributed, modified, or otherwise used or exploited by you, without our prior written consent.
If any provision of this Agreement is void or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such ineffectiveness or unenforceability shall not affect the validity or enforceability of such provision in another jurisdiction or any other provision in that or any other jurisdiction.
In the event a dispute shall arise in any way related to the Services provided, it is hereby agreed that the dispute shall be referred to the American Arbitration Association ("AAA") for arbitration in accordance with the its rules. The arbitration hearing shall be conducted in the District of Columbia. The AAA shall appoint a single arbitrator who shall issue a standard award which may not provide for punitive or consequential damages. There shall be no depositions or written discovery permitted, except when the subject matter is damages. The arbitrator's decision shall be final and legally binding and judgment may be entered thereon.
The successful party in any arbitration shall be entitled to reasonable attorneys fees and costs (including all costs of arbitration). In the event a party fails to proceed with arbitration, unsuccessfully challenges the arbitrator's award, or fails to comply with the arbitrator's award, the other party is entitled to costs of suit, including a reasonable attorney's fee for having to compel arbitration or defend or enforce the award.
This Agreement is governed by and interpreted in accordance with all applicable federal laws and the regulations and the laws of the District of Columbia which shall be the exclusive venue for all
DCReg reserves the right to modify these terms at any time by making such changes to this page.