Virtual services shall be provided by Jackson Center, LLC, d/b/a Inspire Business Center, located at 1016 West Jackson Blvd, Chicago, Illinois. This agreement, which governs the terms and conditions of your use of the services is between Client, an authorized user of the services, and Inspire Business Center. Client certifies that services will only be used for legitimate business purposes.
1. Term of Agreement
The commencement date shall be stated on Client’s contract or, if contracted online, the date the Client’s order is processed online. The initial term of the agreement shall be 3 months plus the number of days remaining in the month in which the agreement commences. If commencement date is the first of the month, term shall be exactly 4 months. Thereafter this shall be a month-to-month agreement, cancellable upon 30 days prior written notice, but the agreement may only be terminated at the end of a calendar month.
(A) Included in the monthly service fee are the services listed at the time of purchase to be found at http://inspirebusinesscenter.com/virtualoffice.
(B) Telephone Service-Inspire will provide personalized phone services per the package selected during regular business hours of 9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Monday thru Friday CST, excluding holidays. After hours calls will be forwarded to the Client’s voicemail box. Reception services are provided for one user via the assigned number and one voice mailbox. Inspire’s telephone service, including phone numbers issued by Inspire will remain the property of Inspire at all times. You may port your current number to us with your current providers permission by paying a one-time $75 port fee. Numbers may not be moved away from Inspire unless Client did port a number to Inspire originally. In this case there will be a one-time $175 port fee charged to port the number away. Client agrees to follow all reasonable rules and regulations issued by Inspire for these telephone services. Agreement may be terminated by Inspire in the case of extraordinary call volume or abusive behavior toward Inspire’s staff by Client.
(C) Mail Service-Inspire will act as an agent in receiving mail and small packages when they are delivered to Inspire as part of a service agreement. Client must complete and submit USPS Form 1583 as part of this agreement, and services will not commence until all such forms have been submitted and received. DBA’s or additional company names require separate CMRA forms and will incur additional charges. Client authorizes Inspire to sign for mail and packages which require a signature. Client agrees to pick up mail and packages in a timely manner. For an additional fee, Client may instruct Inspire to forward mail and packages to another address specified by Client. In this case all deliverables will be re-packaged and sent to the specified address. In addition to the specified fee, Client will pay postage and administrative costs of forwarding. Inspire shall not be responsible for delays or lost mail during forwarding. Post office will not accept a “Change of Address” request for Virtual clients. Upon cancellation of services Client will be assessed a $95 termination fee. For this fee, Inspire will forward mail to Client for 30 days, and notify Client by email. Client will pay the costs of postage and materials for this service. Following the 30 day period, all mail will be returned to sender.
(D) Office/Conference Rooms- If Client’s package includes office/conference room time, Client will receive log-in information for scheduling use. Board Room excluded. Usage will be based upon a one hour minimum per use, and in 30 minute increments thereafter. Hours are on a per month basis, and any unused hours at the end of the month do not carry over to the following month. Hourly use over the contracted amount will be billed at a 20% discount from the published hourly rates. Client may not assign his right to office/meeting room hours, and must be present during usage. All usage of facilities will be for lawful purposes only. Client agrees to abide by all reasonable rules and regulations regarding facilities usage for themselves as well as their guests.
3. Fees Payable
(A) Client agrees to pay a one-time activation fee of $99 which is non-refundable.
(B) Inspire does not require an advanced Deposit for services. On the first day of each calendar month, Client’s credit card will be charged for that month’s services in advance. If the credit card is declined, and a new credit card is not supplied by the 5th of the month, Client will incur a late charge of $50. If payment has not been received by the 10th of the month, Client will be in default under the Agreement and services will terminate. Once terminated, Client will have to pay outstanding balance in full plus a $75 re-activation fee in order to resume services. Inspire also reserves the right to require a Deposit for any Client whose services have been terminated for non-payment.
(C) Recurring Monthly Fees are payable in advance. Fees payable for such other services that may be reasonably requested by Client from time to time will be payable by you as set forth in the fee schedule applicable at such time services are performed or, if not set forth in a fee schedule, as determined by Inspire.
(A) Client agrees that Inspire, it’s employees and agents shall not be held liable for failures of technology, communications, or mistakes except for cases of willful and gross negligence on it’s part. This indemnification of liability includes any loss of business, profits, or other perceived losses resulting from Client’s use of Inspire services including, but not limited to mail delivery or forwarding, telephone, voice mail, internet, office/meeting room usage or other services.
(B) NEITHER OUR COMPANY NOR ANY OF OUR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYERES, SHAREHOLDERS, PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO INSPIRE BUSINESS CENTER, INC.) OR REPRESENTATIVES WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OUR FAILURE TO PROVIDE USE OF THE OFFICE , TO PROVIDE ANY UTILITY, TO FURNISH ANY SERVICES, OR ANY ERROR OR OMISSION OR ANY DELAY OR ANY INTERRUPTION WITH RESPECT THERETO, ANY INJURY TO PERSON OR DAMAGE TO YOUR PROPERTY OR PROPERTY OF YOUR EMPLOYEE’S, GUESTS OR INVITEES, ALL OF WHICH ARE EXPRESSLY ASSUMED AND WAIVED BY YOU.
(C) You agree to waive any and all acts of recovery against us, or our directors, licensors, officers, agents (including, but not limited to, Inspire Business Center), servants and employees, for loss of, or damage to your property or the property of others that is under your control to the extent of such loss or damages covered or required to be covered by any insurance policy.
(D) YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS OUR COMPANY AND OUR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, INSPIRE BUSINESS CENTER AND REPRESENTATIVES FROM AND AGAINST ANY LIABILITY TO PARTIES ARISING OUT OF ANY ACT OR OMISSION OF YOU OR YOUR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS.REPRESENTATIVES, CONTRACTORS, CUSTOMERS OR INVITEES UNLESS CAUSED BY OUR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR WILLFUL MISCONDUCT.
5. Limitations of Liability
Inspire shall not be liable for any damages, whether direct or indirect, punitive or consequential, resulting from Client’s use or inability to use contracted services. They are not liable for procurement or cost of substitute services, loss of profit or data. Inspire’s liability, and Clients exclusive remedy with respect to the Services Agreement shall be limited to $1,000.00. By entering into this agreement, Client releases Inspire or its agents from any liability in excess of this limitation.
6. Covenant Not to Solicit Employees
You understand that our employees and Inspire Business Center employees are an indispensable part of our business operation. Accordingly, you will not, without our prior written approval, for your purposes or on behalf of any party, employ, take away or solicit or attempt to employ any of Inspire Business Center employees with whom you had contact during your Term and for a period of one (1) years thereafter. In the event of a breach of your obligation in this paragraph, you agree to pay to us (Inspire Business Center), as applicable, liquidated damages equal to such employee’s annual salary for each employee with respect to whom such breach occurs, it being mutually agreed that the actual damage that would be sustained by us as the result of any such breach would be extremely difficult to fix and that the liquidated damage amount is fair and reasonable.
(A) All waivers must be in writing and signed by the waiving party. Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement or our acceptance of fees will not be a waiver and will not prevent us from enforcing any provision of this Agreement in the future. No receipt of money by us will be deemed to waive any of your defaults.
(B) The laws of the state of IL will govern this Agreement.
(C) You represent that all parties signing this Agreement on your behalf are authorized to execute this Agreement, and you agree that the obligations of the parties signing the Agreement (including any guarantor) are to be joint and several.
(D) You specifically agree to maintain and protect all access codes, cards and/or keys provided by us in a confidential manner and to not provide these to anyone else. Furthermore, you agree to notify us promptly if you have any reason to believe that a third party has improperly obtained any of your access codes, cards and/or keys.
(E) All notices provided under this Agreement will be in writing. Notices will be deemed to be duly given if mailed by registered or certified mail, postage prepaid, addressed to the addresses provided.
(F) THIS AGREEMENT IS NOT INTENDED TO CREATE A LEASE OR ANY OTHER INTEREST IN REAL PROPERTY IN FAVOR OF YOU, BUT MERELY GRANTS YOU A LICENSE TO USE THE SERVICES OR OFFICE FOR THE PURPOSES INDENTIFIED IN THIS AGREEMENT AND IS REVOCABLE BY US IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT. This Agreement is subject and subordinate to any underlying lease or contract or mortgage now or later encumbering the building or the premises comprising the Office or the Suite. This Agreement will terminate simultaneously with the termination of the Suite operation for any reason. You are not a party to nor do you have any rights under any of the foregoing.
(G) We may assign this Agreement and/or any fees hereunder without your consent and you agree to attorn to any such assignee.
(H) Virtual clients may be granted after-hours access after they have been clients for 90 days and upon payment of a FOB deposit of $75.
((I) Terms used in the singular also include the plural, and vice versa. References to either gender are to include all genders. All references to “you” or “your” refer to
“Client”, and all references to “us”, “we” or “our” refer to Inspire Business Center.
In the event that any of the Terms and Conditions shall be determined to be invalid, unenforceable or void for any reason, in whole or in part, such determination shall affect only the portion of this Agreement deemed as such.