Please read the Terms Thoroughly and carefully. By using the platform, you AGREE to be bound by these Terms.If you do not AGREE to these TERMS, then you may not access or use the platform in any way.
All references to “you” or “your” as referenced, means the person who accesses, uses, and/or participates in the Gabazzo platform in any manner, and each of your heirs, assigns, and successors. If you use the Platform on behalf of an entity, you represent and warrant that you the authority to bind that entity, your acceptance of the Terms will be deemed an acceptance by that entity, and “you” and “your” herein shall refer to that entity, its directors, officers, employees, and agents.
Users may access the Platform without registering for an account. To access and participate in certain features of the Platform, you will need to create a password-protected account ("Account"). You may register for an Account using certain third-party account and log-in credentials (your "Third-Party Site Password"), such as your Facebook or Google credentials. You agree to provide accurate, current, and complete information during the registration or request submission process and at all other times when you use the Platform, and to update information to keep it accurate, current, and complete. You are solely responsible for safeguarding your Gabazzo password and, if applicable, your Third-Party Site Password. You are solely responsible for all activity that occurs on your Account, and you will notify Gabazzo immediately of any unauthorized use. Gabazzo is not liable for any losses by any party caused by an unauthorized use of your Account.
“Collective Content” means User Content and Gabazzo Content Together.
“Content” means text, graphics, images, software, video, other Document Files, information or other materials, including but not limited to profile information, Contractor Services, message threads, reviews, search engine results, map services, and other information or materials available on or through Gabazzo.
“Customer Member” means a Member who is registered to receive messages from contractors, request quotes from contractors, or otherwise uses the platform to receive, review, or facilitate the receipt of Contractors.
“Member” means a person or entity who completes Gabazzo;s registration process or a person or entity who submits or receives a request through Gabazzo, including buy not limited to Contractors and Customer Members.
“Platform” means all Gabazzo Websites, mobile or other applications, software, process and any other services provided by or through Gabazzo.
“Contractor Services” means the services listed, offered by Contactors, or sought, scheduled or received by the Customer Members, through the platform.
“Contractor” means a Member who is registered to send quotes for Contractor Services, sends quotes for Contractor Services, or otherwise uses the platform to offer services, provide, message, share files, or facilitate the provision of Contractor Services.
“User Content” means all Content submitted, posted, uploaded, published, or transmitted on or through the Platform by any Member or other user of the Platform. Including but not limited to photographs, profile information, descriptions, postings, reviews, and messages made through the Platform, but excluding Gabazzo Content.
Gabazzo Contractors Account is a platform specifically designed/created for Contractors only. Contractors can create their own Company Profile and have access to their Dashboard which include editing their Home, About, Portfolio, Services, Reviews, and FAQ’s Pages.
Upon completion of your registration to Gabazzo Contractors Account, the Contractors Account will be created of your organization/company. The term “Client” or “Buyer” Shall refer to your organization/company, which can be any type of business (LLCs, LLPs, Corporations, Partnerships, Sole Proprietorship, Non-Profit Organization). The Client shall be the sole and exclusive owner of the Contractors Account including any messages, file sharing, Orders and Deliveries. In case of a dispute regarding the identity of the Client, Gabazzo reserves the right to determine the identity of the Client at its sole discretion, whether or not an independent investigation has been conducted by us. However, if we cannot make such determination (as we may deem in our sole discretion), we reserve the right to avoid doing so and/or suspend the Contractors Account, without liability to you or to any other party. We reserve the right to request from you or the Administrator any form of verification we deem necessary for this purpose.
The first user opening a Contractors Account will automatically become the administrator of the Contractors Account (“Administrator”). Gabazzo reserves the right to change the Administrator of the Contractors Account at its sole discretion. Gabazzo may request such information as it deems necessary in order to change the identity of the administrator. If we believe (at our sole discretion) that we cannot change the identity of the administrator. We reserve the right to avoid doing so and/or suspend a Contractors Account, without any liability.
By creating a Contractors Account, Administrator or otherwise, you: (i) Agree to provide us with accurate, complete and current registration information; (ii) Acknowledge that it is your responsibility to ensure that your password remains confidential and secure; (iii) Agree that you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your Contractors Account; and (iv) undertake to promptly notify us in writing if you become aware of any unauthorized access or use to your Contractors Account and/or any breach of these Gabazzo Contractors Account Terms. The Client and you, will jointly and severally, will be responsible and liable for any losses, damages, liability, and expenses incurred by us or a third party, due to any unauthorized usage of the Contractors Account by either you or any other user or third party on your behalf.
When a Contractors Account is created it can only be closed by either the Client, Administrator, or Gabazzo.
All content uploaded to Gabazzo by users is UGC. Gabazzo does not check user uploaded/created content for appropriateness, violations of copyright, trademarks, other rights of violations and the user uploading/creating content shall be solely responsible for it and the consequences thereof using, disclosing, storing, or transmitting it. By uploading to, or creating content, on the Gabazzo platform, you represent and warrant that you and/or the Client own or have obtained all rights, licenses, consents, permissions, power and/or authority, necessary to use and/or upload such content and that such content or the use thereof in Gabazzo (Including Gabazzo Contractors Account) does not and shall not (i) infringe or violate any type of intellectual property, proprietary, privacy, data protection or publicity rights of any third party; (ii) violate any applicable local, state, federal laws, regulations and conventions; and/or (iii) violate any of your or third party’s policies and/or terms of service.
You as the “Customer Member” or “Member” are responsible for scanning all delivered files for viruses and malware. Gabazzo will not be held responsible for any damages which might occur due to site usage, use of content or files transferred.
Feedback reviews provided by Customer Member while completing an Order are an essential part of Gabazzo rating system. Reviews demonstrate the Customer Member overall experience with the Contractor and their service. Customer Member are encouraged to communicate to the Contractor any concerns experienced during their active order in regards to the service provided by the Contractor.
Gabazzo enables people nearby the Chicago area to create, share information, sell and purchase nearly any Service they need at fixed prices & at an economical value. Services offered on Gabazzo reflect the diversity of different Categories of an expanding Service economy. Members of the Gabazzo community communicate and engage with each other thoug orders and social media. Gabazzo maintains a friendly, community driven atmosphere, and professional environment. Users should keep to the spirit while participating in any activity or other extensions Gabazzo may have. This section relates to the expected conduct users should adhere to while interacting with each other on Gabazzo. To report a violation of our Terms of Service and/or Community inquiries regarding to your account , please contact us [email protected].
Users may receive a Warning or Suspension/Removal to their account for violations of our Terms of Service and disrespecting the community, or any user misconduct reported to our Trust and Safety Team. A warning will be sent to the user’s email address and will be displayed for such user on the Site. Warnings do not limit account activity, but can lead to your losing our Gabazzo messaging system or becoming permanently disabled based on the severity of the violation/prohibitions.
As a User ("Customer Member," "Member," "Contractor," "Administrator” and etc) of the Platform, these are the following prohibited usage actions:
Our Users’ Security is Gabazzo’s Top priority. If you Advertise or solicit a Contractor Services not related to or appropriate for the Platform including, but not limited to any Contractor Service that (i) is not in supported categories or provides only products; (ii) provides directories or referrals; (iii) offers lending; (IV) offers rental space; (V) Any attempts to publish or send malicious content with the intent to compromise another member’s account or computer environment; (VI) promotes events (Such as a party or professional convention); (VII) Competes with the Business of Gabazzo; is based outside of the United States; (VIII) promotes or offers Junk Mail, Chain Letters, Ponzi Schemes, Spam, Pyramid Schemes, affiliate marketing or unsolicited commercial content, credit counseling, discount cards, online surveys or contests, raffles, prizes, bonuses, games of chance or giveaways; or even offer a contracting Service not reasonably available to a Customer Member or other individual in that customer member or individuals location. Please respect our Members privacy, by not contacting them with offers, questions, suggestions, or anything which is not directly related to their Contracting Services or Orders made through Gabazzo messaging system.
Gabazzo will not permit any exchange of adult oriented or Adult Content materials, services, and other activities.
The Gabazzo messaging system should be friendly, constructive, and professional. Gabazzo will condemn any sorts of bullying, harassment, hate speech, illegal, profane, obscene, defamatory, threatening, or discriminatory, of that advocates, promotes, and encourages inappropriate activity, conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, or conduct that would give rise to civil liability or violate any other law.
To prevent fraud and abuse, users are limited to one Active Gabazzo Member Account and one Active Gabazzo’s Contractor Account. Any additional account determined to be created to circumvent guidelines, promote competitive advantages, or mislead the Gabazzo community will be suspended. Mass Account creation may result in disabling of all related accounts. (NOTE: Any violation of Gabazzo’s Terms of Service is a cause of permanent suspension of all accounts.)
We will not tolerate users who are engaging in targeted abuse or harassment towards other users on Gabazzo. This includes creating
You may not buy nor sell Gabazzo Accounts, your account may result in suspension.
Section 2 (A) - Intellectual Property Claims: Gabazzo will respond to clear and complete the notices of alleged violations toward Copyright or Trademark infringement, and/or violation of third party’s terms of service, Our Intellectual claims can be emailed at [email protected]
Section 2 (B) - Fraud/Unlawful Use: By using Gabazzo you will not use it for any unlawful purposes or to conduct illegal activities.
We may, in our discretion, with or without cause, with or without prior notice and at any time, decide to limit, block, suspend, deactivate or cancel your Gabazzo Account in whole or in part. If we exercise our discretion under these Terms to do so, any or all of the following can occur with or without prior notice or explanation to you: (a) your Account will be deactivated or suspended, your password will be disabled, and you will not be able to access the Platform or your User Content, or receive assistance from Gabazzo support teams; (b) if appropriate in our sole discretion, we may communicate to other users that your Account has been terminated, blocked, suspended, deactivated, cancelled, or otherwise penalized in any way, and why this action has been taken; and (c) you will not be entitled to any compensation for Platform services or Contracting Services cancelled or delayed as a result of Account termination. You may cancel your use of the Platform and/or terminate your Account at any time by following the "Settings" link in your profile, clicking "Account," and clicking "Deactivate Account." Please note that if your Account is cancelled, we do not have an obligation to delete or return to you any Content you have posted to the Platform, including, but not limited to, any reviews.
Your use of gabazzo, gabazzo contractors account, its content, and any services or items obtained through the gabazzo platform is at your own risk. Gabazzo, gabazzo contractors account, its content, and any services or items obtained through the gabazzo platform are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis, without any warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Neither gabazzo nor any person associated with gabazzo makes any warranty or representation with respect to the completeness, security, reliability, quality, accuracy or availability of the website. The foregoing does not affect any warranties which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
The Terms and the relationship between you and Gabazzo shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any claim or dispute you may have against Gabazzo that is not subject to arbitration must be resolved by a court located in Cook County, Illinois except as otherwise agreed by the parties. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located within Cook County, Illinois for the purpose of litigating all such claims or disputes that are not subject to arbitration. You hereby waive any and all jurisdictional and venue defenses otherwise available.
Gabazzo values our Contractors and Customers, and we understand that occasionally disputes arise between or among them. Our Goal is to eliminate Con-Artist, and other bad reputable clients so we provide tools to help users resolve any disputes independently. In the rare event that a dispute regarding an interaction related to the Platform cannot be resolved independently, you agree, at Gabazzo’s Request, to participate in good faith, to the extent you are reasonably able to do so by contacting us at [email protected]. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that Gabazzo is under no obligation to become involved in or impose resolution in any dispute between or among users or any third party. We highly recommend Contractors and Client Members to try and settle conflicts amongst themselves. If for any reason this fails after contacting the Support Team or if you encounter non-permitted usage on the Site, users can Contact Gabazzo’s Support Team for assistance at [email protected].
Contractors should recognize that there might be a need for Client Member to disclose certain confidential information to be used by Contractors for the purpose of delivering the ordered work, and to protect such confidential information from unauthorized use and disclosure. Therefore,
Contractors agree to treat any information received from Client Members as highly sensitive, top secret and classified material. Without derogating from the generality of the above, Sellers specifically agree to (i) maintain all such information in strict confidence; (ii) not disclose the information to any third parties; (iii) not use the information for any purpose except for delivering the ordered work; and (vi) not to copy or reproduce any of the information without the Buyer’s permission.
You agree to release, defend, indemnify, and hold Gabazzo and its affiliates and subsidiaries, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising out of or in any way connected with (i) your violation of these Terms; (ii) your User Content; (iii) your interaction with any Member or user; and (iv) the request or receipt or offer or provision of Pro Services by you, including but not limited to any injuries, losses, or damages (compensatory, direct, incidental, consequential or otherwise) of any kind arising in connection with such Pro Services.
Ports and/or users may be removed by Gabazzo from the Site for violations of these Terms of Service, which may include (but are not limited to) the following violations and/or materials:
Ports that are removed for violations mentioned above, may result in the suspension of the Seller’s account.
Ports that are removed for violations are not eligible to be restored or edited.
Ports may be removed from our Search feature due to poor performance and/or user misconduct.
Ports may include pre-approved website URLs contained within the Port description and requirements box. Ports containing websites promoting content, which violates Gabazzo’s Terms of Service will be removed.
Ports are required to have an appropriate Port image related to the service offered. An option to upload two additional Port images is available to all Contractors. Contractors must deliver the same quality of service as shown on their Port images. Recurring deliveries that don’t match the quality shown on the Port images may lead to the Seller’s account losing Seller status or becoming permanently disabled.
Ports may contain an approved Service Port Video uploaded through the Service Port management tools available on Gabazzo.
Statements on the Port Page that undermine or circumvent these Terms of Service are prohibited
Eligible Ports in select Categories may set up Ports Packages to offer their services in structured formats with multiple price points for the selected Port.
Certain categories are available only to Contractors to create Ports. If you are not a Contractor, creating a Port for services available to Contractor only may result in removal of your Port.