Terms & Conditions
(“the site”) is operated by Sabrina Wiggins, and Stefanie Magness (trading as My Business is Black) hereinafter referred to as (“My Business is Black”). These terms are effective as of 12th June 2020.
By accessing this website, either as a listed business, visitor or user accessing any part of the website, you are agreeing to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws, and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of the below terms, you are prohibited from using and registering with this Site (www.mybusinessisblack.com).
Any claims related to My Business is Black, and the Site will be governed by the law of the state of Maryland. As a condition of using My Business is Black, you agree that you will not breach any of the following terms:
• Breach any laws;
• Post offensive, defamatory, obscene, or indecent material;
• Be false or misleading;
• Infringe any third-party right;
• Distribute anything that contains spam or chain letters;
• Distribute viruses;
• Copy, modify, or distribute any other person’s content without their consent;
• Post material which has not been sited and approved by My Business is Black, or that does not fit with the ethos of the Site (ONLY businesses approved by My Business in Black are to be listed) and,
• Advertise businesses or services which do not fit with the vision of My Business is Black.
You will be solely responsible for all information that you submit to My Business is Black. My Business is Black reserves the right at our discretion to refuse, edit, or delete content that we believe is inappropriate, offensive, or something that breaches any of the above terms.
My Business is Black reserves the right to monitor, edit, and/or remove the content that is uploaded to the Site, including but not limited to comments, photos, and descriptions. My Business is Black also reserves the right to prohibit or restrict user’s usage of the Site either temporarily or permanently. My Business is Black may also at our discretion refuse a user from registering with the Site.
2. Directory Listings
To qualify to be listed in My Business is Black Directory, your business must be:
• Suited to one or more of the website’s categories;
• Submitted by the business owner or authorized agent;
• a sole proprietor, partnership or company;
• Meet with the ethos and purpose of My Business is Black and the website.
We reserve the right to decline businesses that do not meet the above criteria.
When supplying photographs and images for your listing, please ensure:
• They are free from text, logos, or marketing messages;
• They accurately represent your business or service;
• You own the copyright or have permission from the copyright owner;
• You have permission from any people that can be identified in the image;
• If children are identifiable, you have written consent from their parent/guardian they are taken in a lawful, fair, and direct manner
3. Cancellation Policy
All listings on My Business is Black business directory is based on a 12-month contract. You can cancel your listing at any time. Your listing will be removed as soon as possible within that timeframe. The 12-month fee, payable in advance of your listing being published, is non-refundable.
4. User License and Access
My Business is Black grants a limited license to make personal, non-commercial use of the materials available on the website. This is not a transfer of title but a grant of license. Under this license, you may not:
• Modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, convert or disassemble the contents of My Business is Black or materials from the Site;
• Use materials from the Site for commercial gain including but not limited to, resale for commercial purposes;
• Copy, imitate, reproduce, distribute, publish, display or post any of the contents of the Site (including any My Business is Black trademarks and intellectual property assets); and
• Make derivatives use of the Site and any of the contents of the Site.
When you upload content or comments to the Site, you are granting My Business is Black and indicating that you have the right to grant My Business is Black as non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, sub-licensable right to exercise the copyright, publicity and database rights to that content including images and descriptions which may be used for marketing and promoting the Site.
5. Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitations of Liability
This website acts ONLY as a window for sellers to conduct sales with buyers. My Business is Black is not involved in the actual transaction between buyers and sellers. My Business is Black; therefore has no control over the quality, safety, or legality of the services and products listed for sale on My Business is Black. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the listing, the ability of the sellers to sell the product or provide the service, or the ability of the buyer to buy the product or service. My Business is Black will not be responsible for any item sold on the Site, any damage to items during transit or the inspection period, any service provided, or misrepresentation or breach of contract by the buyer or the seller in any transaction made as a result of contact on this Site (www.mybusinessisblack.com). My Business is Black makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby negates and disclaims all other warranties, including limitations, implied warranties or conditions, fitness for sale, non-infringement of intellectual property, or violation of other rights. Further to this, My Business is Black does not make any representation regarding the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the content on the Site.
Links to external websites are provided as a convenience to users, and such sites are not under the control of My Business is Black. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of that Site by My Business is Black. My Business is Black is not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked websites, or any loss or inconvenience arising from the use of such a site.
Some of the information provided on this website is supplied by third parties. My Business is Black moderates these submissions but does not necessarily check background information or extended networks related to a person, organization, or event. The listing of third-party information does not imply endorsement by My Business is Black of the information. The listing of a person or organization on this website does not imply endorsement by My Business is Black of the products or services provided by that person or organization.
In addition, note that risks are dealing with people on the Internet, including foreign nationals, underage people, or people acting under a false identity. My Business is Black is not responsible for other users’ actions or inactions, including the things that they post, list for sale or services offered on the Site. My Business is Black recommends you make every effort to verify the validity of any business, including but not limited to business reference checks. My Business is Black recommends that you do not agree to meet in an individual’s house, and you do not invite an individual into your house without first validating their status as a genuine business and service provider.
Due to the nature of electronic communication processes, we do not guarantee or warrant the Site will be uninterrupted, without delay, error-free, omission-free, or free of viruses. Therefore, the information is provided ‘as is’ without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including accuracy, timeliness, and completeness.
6. Revisions and Errata
My Business is Black reserves the right to make changes to the content on the Site at any time without notice. There is also no commitment to updating materials or the completion of unfinished materials and accept no liability for any loss or damage a person suffers because that person has directly or indirectly relied on any information contained on this website. Content on the Site could be open to technical, typographical, or photographic error. My Business is Black does not warrant that any content on the Site is accurate, complete, or current.
It is advisable that users ascertain the currency of information immediately prior to use. My Business is Black disclaims all responsibility for any loss or damage which may arise from the use of this website and web service. Any mistakes in the information that are brought to our attention will be corrected as soon as possible.
8. Contact Information