Terms of Service

Last Updated - April 2018

BeRanked Terms of Service Agreement

When a customer, generally a small business, which may be an LLC, corporation, partnership, or sole proprietorship, agrees to service from Beranked the following Terms and Conditions apply:

1. Charges:  
Charges consist of an activation and setup fee plus a recurring monthly charge. At sign up, the activation fee and first month charges are paid. Recurring amounts are billed monthly, depending on rate product.

2. PIN Verification:  
The customer understands that the required Personal Identification Number (PIN) verification must be provided by Customer.

3. Services provided:  
The customer understands that Beranked attempts to optimize various targeted keywords for cities where customers operate their businesses. The customer understands that BeRanked strives to deliver the services offered below in as timely a manner as possible.

Creation of profile pages purchased
If Google + product is purchased; a minimum of 2 front page placements within 60 days or billing is paused upon request. Product Disclaimer: *All products may not be available within all countries.

4. Agreement Term, Cancellation and Refunds:  
Customers have agreed to the term of the agreement for the rate product which they select, which may range up to a 24 month term. Beranked will not issue refunds for services already rendered, but exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis. When requesting a refund, the customer must contact Customer Service and each case will be reviewed. Refunds are not guaranteed and if one is granted, it will only be granted on a prorated basis. Generally, a customer may cancel their service with 5 days’ notice to avoid future charges, but are not entitled to a refund of previous payments. BeRanked cannot and does not guarantee a return of investment (ROI).

5. No Liability:  
Beranked, its suppliers, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, subsidiaries, and assigns, shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, direct or indirect damages for loss of business profit, personal injuries, business interruptions, state licensing requirements, city ordinances, business information loss, or any other loss resulting from the use or inability to use BeRanked's products. The maximum liability shall be limited to the amount actually paid for the services provided.

6. Indemnity:  
Customer shall indemnify and hold Beranked, its successors, suppliers, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, subsidiaries, and assigns harmless from any liability or loss resulting from any judgments or claims against Customer.

7. Customer Disclosure:  
The customer agrees to inform Beranked, in writing of any internet advertising campaigns it has performed or is performing prior to agreeing to service. Failure to disclose this information may compromise the services provided by BeRanked. In addition, the customer must provide 1 physical location address which can receive mail for each service location. Without a physical location, it is more difficult for BeRanked to obtain front page placements. Customer further agrees that they will only use BeRanked service for lawful purposes only.

8. Billing:  
Customers may request a change in their method of payment by emailing customer service at Customer consents to automatic recurring charges to their credit card or checking account.

9. Cancellation of Services:  

If customer wishes to cancel their service, they must call in and request to cancel service. If customer has selected a (1) one year or (2) two year agreement, a cancellation fee of 50% of the outstanding balance is due and payable upon cancellation.

10. Purchase of Domain:
If customer opts to purchase a domain through Beranked and decides to cancel their service, customer may, but does not have to, purchase their domain for a set fee. If customer does not purchase their domain, it will revert back to BeRanked and customer will have no control over the domain.

11. Communication:
The customer agrees to be supportive of their internet advertising campaign and agrees to be responsive to Beranked requests in a reasonable period of time, and acknowledges if they are not, it may affect performance of such products.

12. Respect of Intellectual Property:
The customer agrees to respect all trademarks, copyrights and any other intellectual property. Customer certifies it owns or has permission to use any image uploaded or otherwise provided to Beranked.

13. Terms and Conditions:
BeRanked may change its terms and conditions without prior notice, at its sole discretion. To document your terms and conditions for your service, we recommend that you print these terms and conditions and store them in a file or electronically.

14. Authority to Sign:
The person agreeing to service on behalf of the customer hereby represents and warrants that he or she has the authority, and ability, to act on behalf of the customer.