Terms and Conditions

 

1.  All contracts and invoices issued by The Lead Boutique are noncancelable.

2.  The Lead Boutique reserves the right to decline a call center campaign or message it deems inappropriate.

3.  Full payment is due upon signing of this contract. If terms are negotiated, no more than 30 terms are extended in any case. Payments made prior to the 30 day term period will not be subject to any interest charges. Any payment received after 30 days from the date of the invoice shall be subject to 2.5% interest penalties. An additional 2.5% is added per 30 day period thereafter. Payment terms are not guaranteed for any reason and are reviewed on a case by case basis. Payment is required upfront to proceed with any order.

4.  The Lead Boutique only guarantees description of the service contained herein and the client agrees to hold The Lead Boutique harmless of all other liabilities that may be incurred.

5. The Lead Boutique’s 100% data replacement guarantee is only valid for 30 days upon purchase and is valid for one replacement per purchase. Replacement guarantee provided in lieu of refund on data orders where replacement meets The Lead Boutique's policies.

6.  The Lead Boutique is not responsible for any loss or damage arising from this contract.

7.    Agreement

This Agreement is entered into between The Lead Boutique, and you (the “Customer” or “Client”), and covers the terms and conditions of your use of The Lead Boutique’s Services (“Services”). The Services that The Lead Boutique provides to you are subject to the following Terms and Conditions (“Terms”). The Lead Boutique may revise the Terms at any time by posting revised Terms on the The Lead Boutique’s web site (www.theleadboutique.com).

You are responsible for regularly reviewing the Site to receive an update of the Terms. You shall be deemed to have accepted these updates by continued use of the Services after the changes have been posted.

You also agree to the Customer Invoice Agreement in addition to the Terms here in.

8.    Use of Services / Customer Responsibilities

By using the Site and our Services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree with these Terms, you cannot utilize our Services. By accepting these Terms, you acknowledge that you agree to do the following: represent and warrant that the information provided by you in the Account Set-up is true and correct in all respects and that you will promptly update such information if it changes; and that you have agreed to pay all charges to your account that you incur as a result of use of the Services through your account.

9.    Services Description

The Lead Boutique’s website provides you with access to a variety of call center, voice, consumer/business data and messaging services. “Services” are defined as any and all services provided by The Lead Boutique to you either now or in the future. The Services, including any updates, enhancements, new features, and/or the addition of any new web properties, are subject to these Terms.

You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age. You attest that you possess the legal right and ability to enter into this Agreement. If you are representing a corporation you warrant that you have the authority to bind the corporation. You agree to be financially responsible for your use of The Lead Boutique’s Services (as well as for use of your account by others, including minors) and to comply with your responsibilities and obligations as stated in these Terms.

You are required to maintain the security of your password and other confidential information relating to your account; and be responsible for all charges resulting from use of your account, including unauthorized use prior to your notifying The Lead Boutique of such use and taking steps to prevent its further occurrence.

10.    Data Storage and Protection

While your account is active, The Lead Boutique will store messages customer information for a period of approximately one year. The Lead Boutique shall maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect the security, confidentiality and integrity of Customer information in its possession. Customer acknowledges that The Lead Boutique may change its practices and limitations concerning storage of messages, at any time and that notification of any such changes may not be posted. Customer further agrees that this feature is provided as a convenience to Customer only and The Lead Boutique has no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the deletion, loss, disclosure of, or failure to store, any messages and/or other communications maintained or transmitted by the Services.

11.    Internet

Customer acknowledges and agrees that the predictability of the Internet is such that The Lead Boutique cannot and does not guarantee access to the Site or it’s Services. The Lead Boutique may, from time to time, temporarily suspend your access without any prior notice to you. Moreover, you understand and agree that The Lead Boutique will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages relating to any pranks, hoaxes, viruses, bugs or any other form of technological failure, natural disaster or security breach that may prevent or interrupt access to or use of the Site, or cause information or communications transmitted through The Lead Boutique’s accounts to be publicly disseminated or otherwise misdirected, or for any other mistake, omission, deletion of information or communications or error.

12.    Passwords and Account Security

To open an account you must complete the sign-up process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as requested on the Account Set-up Form. You agree to notify The Lead Boutique promptly of any changes to this information as required to keep it current, complete and accurate. By accepting this Agreement, you represent and affirm to The Lead Boutique that you will not communicate your user name and/or password to any unauthorized user. You agree to assume sole responsibility for all harm resulting from the use of the user name and password by anyone other than yourself.

You agree to notify The Lead Boutique immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. The Lead Boutique will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by The Lead Boutique or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else’s account at any time, without the permission of the account holder.

13.    Prohibited or Unlawful Use

You represent that the information submitted for transmission through the The Lead Boutique network for The Lead Boutique Services is for lawful purposes only and that the transmission of messages or files is not in violation of any federal, state,/provincial or local laws and regulations. You will not encourage or participate in conduct that would amount to a criminal offense, infringe third party rights, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, national or other law or regulation. You agree to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, or conventions including those related to Do Not Call provisions,  voice broadcasting, telemarketing, email marketing, anti-spam, anti-phishing, data privacy, international communications, and export of technical or personal data. You may not use the Services to upload, post, reproduce or distribute, in any way, any information, software or other material protected by copyright or any other intellectual property right without first obtaining the permission of the copyright owner. You should consult with an attorney regarding these laws and regulations. Customer agrees to indemnify and hold The Lead Boutique harmless for any claims, damages, costs and expenses that The Lead Boutique incurs due to protecting and enforcing its rights, including, without limitation attorney’s fees incurred to protect and enforce its rights, including, without limitation attorney’s fee incurred due to alleged violation of the above laws or regulations by Customer. In such an event, The Lead Boutique shall be defended by attorneys of their choice and at Customer’s expense.

You are fully responsible for the content of your transmissions through the Services and agree and acknowledge that you are the creator of all content, and that The Lead Boutique is not the creator, author or publisher of any content and The Lead Boutique does not review your content or rent or sell data or lists of any kind. The Lead Boutique simply acts as a medium for you to send and receive information of your own choosing.

The Lead Boutique prohibits the use of the Services or web sites by any person or entity that, encourages, promotes, provides, sells or offers to sell products or content relating to illegal or fraudulent activities (or services related to the same) including but not limited to: illegal narcotics; pirated software; instructions on how to assemble or otherwise make bombs, grenades or other weapons; material that exploits children, encourages violence, spam, obscenity; and similar activities. This is not a complete list, and The Lead Boutique, in its sole discretion, may determine whether your use is prohibited and its determination shall be final, binding and irrefutable for all purposes under this Agreement. The Lead Boutique will terminate your use of its Services if The Lead Boutique determines such prohibited content or use is in violation of this Agreement. Any information stored on The Lead Boutique’s servers that is deemed to be unlawful or an infringement of this Agreement or legal and regulatory requirements may be deleted at any time by The Lead Boutique without notice. The Lead Boutique reserves the right to remove any image which violates this Agreement without notice to you. Furthermore, The Lead Boutique does not assume liability for claims concerning unsolicited voice messages sent by you or others under your account, including (but not limited to) Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, FTC regulations, CASL and the Can-Spam Act of 2003.

The Lead Boutique reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as The Lead Boutique deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. The Lead Boutique reserves the right but is not obligated to review the content of any of your messages for compliance with these terms and other legal requirements upon receipt of a complaint. The Lead Boutique further reserves the right to take any other action with respect to the Services that The Lead Boutique deems necessary or appropriate in its sole discretion if The Lead Boutique believes you or your information may create liability for The Lead Boutique or others, compromise or disrupt the Services for you or other Customers, or cause The Lead Boutique to lose (in whole or in part) the services of The Lead Boutique internet service providers (ISP) or other suppliers.

You agree to indemnify and hold The Lead Boutique and its agents harmless from any and all direct, indirect or consequential claims, losses, damages, judgments, expenses and costs (including any attorney’s fees and expenses) arising out of your use of the Services, your violation of the terms of this Agreement, and the delivery of any of your messages and documents using the Services, or the infringement of any trademark or copyright by you.

14.    Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer of Warranties

The Services are provided “as is” and there are no warranties, representations or conditions of any kind, express or implied, oral or written, arising by common law, the operation of law, course of dealing, dealings of trade or otherwise with respect to any other product or services, documentation or service in connection with or provided here.   You are responsible for complying with all state and federal laws in relation to the broadcast services you are purchasing.  The Lead Boutique does not guarantee the continued availability of the Service or any assumed guarantee or state of sale, acceptable quality, permanence or appropriate application for a specific purpose. The Lead Boutique cannot guarantee that specific, designated call-center agents will be permanently staffed on any particular project. We reserve the right to staff our client's projects with any agent of our choice. No information included in but not limited to marketing statements or materials will be considered a warranty or representation and should not be relied upon and is not obligated by The Lead Boutique.

The Lead Boutique is not responsible in any way for communications or difficulties outside of The Lead Boutique’s control.

The aggregate or maximum liability of The Lead Boutique, whether civil offense (including negligence), breach of contract, violation of law (including fundamental breach or failure of an essential purpose), misrepresentation or otherwise in respect of a single occurrence or a series of occurrences, shall in no circumstances exceed the amounts paid by Customer to The Lead Boutique with respect to the Service provided in the claim. In no way shall The Lead Boutique be liable for any damages caused to the Customer or any third party even if The Lead Boutique has been advised of foreseeable possible damages.

15.     Unsolicited Marketing

The transmission of unsolicited telemarketing phone calls, voice messages and email is regulated in the United States under the Sales Rule, the Federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, CASL and the CAN-SPAM Act. Unsolicited marketing in violation of such laws through the Services is prohibited and a violation of this Agreement.

16.    Third Party Rights

This Agreement has been made solely for the benefit of The Lead Boutique and the Customer, and their particular successors and allowed assigns. Nothing in this Agreement is intended to bestow any rights/remedies under or by reason of this Agreement on any third party.

17.    Duration of Purchase

Your purchase of call center hours, broadcast minutes, time, or transmission services, or any other pre-paid service that has been purchased, will have an expiry of exactly 12 months from the purchase date, unless specified otherwise on the agreement.

18.    Recording of Calls

All inbound and outbound phone calls will be recorded for dispute resolution, and quality control purposes.

19.   Governing Law and Jurisdiction

You agree that these Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario and you hereby consent to the jurisdiction of such province and agree that all disputes shall be tried in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You also agree to personal jurisdiction in such courts and expressly agree not to contest location or authority in such courts.

20.    Termination

The Lead Boutique reserves the right to suspend or terminate services if The Lead Boutique, in its own discretion, believes that the Service is used for a purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

If the customer chooses to stop a call center, or broadcast campaign prematurely, the hours will not be refunded. Putting your campaign on 'hold' requires 48 hours of advance notice by the Customer. Refunds are not issued. All call-center campaign agreements are valid for 12 months upon purchase unless stated otherwise on the agreement, (the 'agreement' being the invoice).

The Lead Boutique shall have no responsibility to notify any third party, including any third party providers of services, merchandise or information, of any suspension, restriction or termination of your account.  Any termination of your account shall not relieve you from any amounts owing or any other liability accruing under this Agreement prior to the time that such termination becomes effective.

21.    Sever-ability

If any provision or portion of this Agreement shall be held invalid under any relevant laws, such invalidity shall not affect any other provision of this Agreement.

22. Agreements

All approved Invoices or Contracts shall be deemed an Agreement. Any Agreement submitted to The Lead Boutique by The Client is considered non-cancel able for any reason. Payment must be made within the Terms associated with the agreement, ie: the client's invoice. Past due payments shall be subject to a 2.5% late payment charge plus an additional 2.5% per month the balance is outstanding. Any early termination of the Agreement for a yearly commitment initiated by The Client shall be subject to a 2 month cancellation fee per year contracted. Monthly Agreement contract commitments are per the terms laid out on a contract and/or Invoice and our auto-renewing agreements unless otherwise indicated on the agreement. Call-Center campaign hours can include training and management hours. Billing term to commence upon approval date of the agreement and/or invoice. Cancellation of Monthly Agreements must be in writing 30 days prior to cancellation. Any Yearly or Monthly Agreement not kept in good standing shall be assessed a 5% service fee and be subject to the late payments terms indicated above. Some call-centre campaigns may include the use of voice broadcast technology to test phone data accuracy. If the phone data is less than 90% accurate, all guarantees are nullified and the guarantees provided in the agreement will not be honored. Inaccurate phone data is defined by not-in-service numbers, wrong numbers, or invalid contact info, ie: wrong company name, or wrong contact name referenced.

23.    Change of Service

Should the Client’s service level requirements or volumes change, warranting adjustments to the allocations of The Lead Boutique's facilities, management or resources to the Client’s program, The Lead Boutique will review such changes with the Client and revisions will be set and agreed upon by both parties in writing prior to their implementation.  If additional costs are incurred above those estimated at the start of the campaign, such costs will be billed to and paid by the Client during the next billing period.  There is always a minimum of 48 hours notice required before any campaigns can be modified, suspended, stopped, cancelled, re-arranged, augmented or reduced,  meanwhile existing charges will apply.

24.    Direct Lead Data 100% Replacement Guarantee

A 100% guarantee is provided on all Business ‘Direct Lead Data’ purchases within 30 days of purchase. In order to get your bounce-back records replaced the Customer must provide an email bounce-back report to your Account Representative at The Lead Boutique detailing emails that failed to transmit successfully. Upon receiving your email bounce-back report within 30 days your Account Executive will be responsible for providing a replacement file for the exact amount of records that were shown and proven to have bounced back in your email broadcast report, or from a verified telemarketing report. The replacement file will only be issued once.  The 100% guarantee does not relate to inaccurate records provided in the replacement file.  Only one replacement file per purchase will be provided to the Customer.  Any faked bounce-back report provided by the Customer to The Lead Boutique will be treated as a fraud and lawsuits may arise as a result of providing fraudulent reports to The Lead Boutique. Sometimes multiple contacts from within the same company will be included within a business list provided by The Lead Boutique. If this occurs we will credit the buyer for the 'data overage' as proven by the client. For example, if the client asked for 2 'Marketing contacts' per company and the client received 4 marketing contacts per company on 10 records, we would owe the client 20 free replacement records. 

Consumer Phone and Email Data 100% Replacement Guarantee

Consumer phone and/or email data purchases are also furnished with a 100% replacement guarantee within 30 days of purchase. The 100% data guarantee enables any client of The Lead Boutique to receive a 100% replacement guarantee on the purchased consumer or business list purchase. Any record proven to be invalid for a period of up to 30 days will be replaced to the client at no added cost. Proof must be provided in the form of digital voice recordings, (recordings of real phone calls) or email replies of hard bounce back reports in order to receive newly replaced consumer phone and/or email records. The call recordings, or reply emails reports of hard bounces must prove that our data was inaccurate. A call center report can also be accepted detailing all ‘not in service’ phone numbers in order for the client to receive a onetime replacement file. Failure to provide any of the proof of inaccurate data within the 30 day time periodwill result in The Lead Boutique not replacing the data in question.  Reports from third party verification software and/or services will not be accepted as proof of inaccuracy. The 100% guarantee does not relate to inaccurate records provided in the replacement file.  Only one replacement file per purchase will be provided to the client.  Any inaccurate or altered Not-In-Service call center reports provided by the client to The Lead Boutique will be treated as a fraud and lawsuits may arise as a result of providing fraudulent reports to The Lead Boutique.

25.    StealthVM Capabilities and Limitations

StealthVM is not guaranteed to be 100% ringless. A partial, half or full ring may occur prior the message transmitting direct to voice-mail. Not all phone numbers will receive your message. There is no guarantee as to how many recipients will receive your recorded message. The success of this service relates to the accuracy of phone data within the Customer’s phone list. All laws pertaining to voice broadcasting relate to the use of this service. The ‘ringless’ or ‘direct to voice-mail’ aspects of this service do not indemnify the Customer from Robocall or Voice Broadcasting legislation in your respective, State, Province or Country. The Customer assumes responsibility for the phone database they choose to broadcast their message (s) to. If the Customer broadcasts a StealthVM message to a consumer phone list they purchased from The Lead Boutique, The Lead Boutique does not assume responsibility for the outcome, or legalities of the transmission.

26.    Miscellaneous

This Agreement constitutes the sole Agreement between you and The Lead Boutique relating to your use of this Site, the Services and the subject matter hereof, and no representations, statements or inducement, oral or written, not contained in this Agreement shall bind either party. No waiver of any right under this Agreement by The Lead Boutique will be deemed to be either a waiver of any other right or provision or a waiver of that same right or provision at any other time. The Lead Boutique reserves the right to assign, transfer or delegate any rights and/or obligations hereunder, in part or in whole, without your prior consent. You may not assign, transfer or delegate your rights or obligations stated here, in whole or in part, without The Lead Boutique’s prior written consent. The Lead Boutique can publish our client's company logo on our 'Client's' page once these terms have been signed off on. This Agreement shall be binding upon each party to this Agreement and to their respective successors and permitted assigns. Any action or claim against The Lead Boutique must be brought within one (1) year following the date on which the claim first amassed or shall be deemed forever waived. A printed version of this Agreement and of any related notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in any judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.