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THE CONTRACT COLLECTIVE

TERMS AND CONDITIONS 

(“Effective Date”): April 1, 2024

The Contract Collective (the “Membership”) is owned and operated by Casey Handy-Smith, LLC (“Company” or “we”), with an address at 11601 Shadow Creek Pkwy #111-665, Pearland, TX 77584. Company is not a law firm and does not provide legal services or advice. By joining the Membership you agree and acknowledge that no attorney client relationship has been established between You (“you” or “Member”) and Company.

This Membership is designed to provide you with education and resources about contracts. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms please do not join the Membership. We reserve the right to change these Terms from time to time with written notice to you. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to periodically review these Terms. Your continued participation in the Membership will constitute acknowledgment and acceptance of the modified Terms.

 

  1.  Membership Fee and Cancellation.

Access to the Membership requires that you pay an annual membership fee of $997 (the “Annual Rate”). You understand that you must maintain a card on file for processing of the fee. In the event that your card is declined, your Membership access will immediately terminate, unless or until your card information is updated, and the fee is successfully processed.

You may cancel at any time. All processed fees are final and non-refundable. Should you decide to cancel and return at a later date, you acknowledge that you will be charged the then current membership fee

  1.  Membership Access, Content Ownership, and Limitations on Use.
  1. Platform Access

This Membership will be accessible to you via a private third-party platform (the “Platform”). Upon joining the Membership, you will be prompted to create a profile on the Platform utilizing credentials that are unique to you (“Access Credentials'').  Under no circumstance are you to share your Access Credentials with anyone. 

  1. Membership Content.

 

  1. Membership Content. As a benefit of your membership, you will have access to various resources and content, including contract templates, presentations, and materials (“Membership Content”) as Company deems fit, during the duration of your membership. Access to Membership Content shall immediately terminate when your membership terminates. 

 

  1. Ownership of Company Materials. The Membership Content as well as any information, processes, communications, published works, photos, videos, graphics, or other materials (collectively, “Company Materials”) that you receive access to during your membership is solely owned by Company. By accepting these Terms, you agree that all Company Materials presented to you during your membership are protected by any and all intellectual property and/or other proprietary rights available within the United States, and are the sole property of Company. Nothing in these Terms grants you any right to use any trademark, service mark, logo, and/or the name of Company or its Affiliates.

 

  1. Limitations on Use of Company Materials. Except for a single copy made for personal use, you may not copy, reproduce, modify, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute any Company Materials in any form or any means whatsoever without prior written permission from us. Any unauthorized use of Company Materials violates our intellectual property interests and will result in criminal or civil penalties. 
  1.  Participation Results Disclaimer and Warranties

 

While we operate to the best of our ability and judgment, we cannot guarantee that your participation in the Membership will yield or guarantee you any specific results. You agree to not hold us liable for any results as a participant of the Membership.

  1.  Confidentiality.

The Parties agree to keep confidential any and all proprietary information relating to the other party’s business, and any other information not generally made available to the public (collectively, “Confidential Information”). The term Confidential Information includes the terms of this Agreement. The Parties shall use all commercially practicable efforts to safeguard the secrecy and confidentiality of each other’s Confidential Information, and shall not disclose any of the Confidential Information to any third party (other than as required to fulfill its contractual obligations or with the written consent of the other party), during the Term and thereafter.

  1.  Indemnification

Each party agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold the other party harmless from all foreseeable claims, losses, expenses, fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) costs, and judgments, that may be asserted against the other party that results from its breach of this Agreement, its negligence, or its willful misconduct.

  1.  Limitation of Liability.  

Except for indemnification obligations, neither party will be liable for damages that are remote or speculative, or that the breaching party could not reasonably have foreseen when entering into this Agreement.

  1.  Arbitration.

Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement, and any other disputes between the parties, shall be settled by arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association, and judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator or arbitrators may be entered in a court of competent jurisdiction in the state of Texas, United States. Any arbitration proceedings shall be held at the American Arbitration Association Houston Regional Office, 9 E Greenway Plaza #1275, Houston, TX 77046. Unless the parties otherwise mutually agree, only one arbitrator shall be appointed, who shall be selected by the American Arbitration Association. It is expressly agreed that the arbitrator shall be empowered and permitted to grant preliminary and permanent equitable relief in addition to awarding damages.

  1.  Term and Termination

The Term of this Agreement shall commence on the Effective Date and will remain in effect until terminated. You may terminate this Agreement by ending your participation in the Membership at any time. Company may terminate this Agreement at any time due to breach by you or by written notice to you.

  1.  Miscellaneous Provisions.

9.1 Governing Law. This Agreement shall be construed under and in accordance with laws of the State of Texas without regard to conflict of law principles.

 

9.2 Representations and Warranties

 

Each party represents and warrants to the other party that it has the right to enter into this Agreement and fulfill its obligations without violating any other agreement entered into with any third-party. Each party further represents and warrants to the other party that to the best of its knowledge, any and all materials or information of any kind that it provides: (i) does not infringe upon any third-party rights of any kind, including without limitation, any intellectual property rights, unfair competition, or publicity or privacy rights; and (ii) is true and accurate in all respects.

  

9.3 Assignments

 

The benefits and obligations of each of the parties under this Agreement may not be assigned without the written consent of the other party.

 

9.4 Schedules and Exhibits

 

All Schedules and Exhibits to this Agreement, if any, are incorporated by reference into, and made a part of, this Agreement.



9.5 Severability

 

In case any one or more of the provisions contained in this Agreement, for any reason, is held to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any respect, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect any other provisions of this Agreement, and shall be construed as if such invalid, illegal, or unenforceable provision had never been contained in this Agreement.

9.6 Interpretation

The fact of authorship by or at the request of a party must not affect the construction or interpretation of this Agreement.

 

9.7 Force Majeure

Neither Party will be liable to the other or will be considered to be in breach of this Agreement, on account of any delay or failure to perform as a result of any acts of God, acts of any political entity, natural disasters, pandemics and epidemics, or any other causes or conditions that are beyond such party’s reasonable control. Should any such event occur, the affected party will give prompt written notice to the other party and will use commercially reasonable efforts to minimize the impact of the event.

9.8 Notice

Any notice required to be given under this Agreement must be in writing and delivered to the other designated party via email. 

9.9 Relationship of the Parties.  

The relationship between the Parties under this Agreement is that of independent contractors. No joint venture, franchise, partnership, employment agreement, or agency is created under this Agreement. 

 

9.10 Entire Agreement

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the Parties and supersedes any prior understanding or representation of any kind preceding the date of this Agreement. There are no other promises, conditions, understandings, or other agreements, whether oral or written, relating to the subject matter of this Agreement. You certify and acknowledge that they have had the opportunity to read this Agreement and that you have voluntarily entered into this Agreement fully aware of its terms and conditions.

The Contract Collective: Annual Rate

Your Membership Includes:

  • 6 FREE Contract Templates: independent contractor agreement, work-for-hire, website terms, privacy policy, influencer inducement rider, & speaker inducement rider 
  • 30% off Discount on any template at Boss Contract Society
  • 4 On-Demand Workshops: Contract Drafting, Understanding IP in Contracts, Contract Review Basics & Negotiation Strategies, Collect Your Coins with Confidence (includes demand letter & email templates)
  • Legal Clause Bank - *updated regularly*
  • 5 Agreement Checklists: Independent contractor, speaker agreement, influencer agreement, contract maintenance, and standard agreement checklist
  • Influencer Agreement Playbook & Clause Bank 
  • Weekly Q&A Office Hours
  • Monthly Co-Working Sessions