CarSponsorships.com Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement

 

If you continue to browse and use this web site or you submit your sponsorship application online, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern www.CarSponsorships.com’s and www.CarSponsors.com’s relationship with you in relation to this web site and the sponsorship application. 

 

This web site and the materials and information on this web site are owned and provided by www.CarSponsorships.com and/or its affiliates, including, but not limited to www.CarSponsors.com, (hereinafter "www.CarSponsorships.com,"  "we," or “us”) and protected by domestic and international copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws.  You may use this web site for informational purposes only.   By using this web site or downloading any portion of this web site’s information or other content, you represent that you have read and understand these terms and conditions and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.   Furthermore, by using this web site, you represent that (i) you are at least 18 years old or if you are under the age of 18, you have the express permission of your parent or guardian; (ii) you are a resident of the continental United States; (iii) you are providing accurate and current information about yourself; (iv) you have the capacity to be bound by these terms and conditions; (v) you have reviewed all the frequently asked questions on the website; and (vi) if you are acting on behalf of a company or other entity, you have the authority to bind such company or entity.  If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, do not use this web site or download any materials from this web site.   www.CarSponsorships.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to amend, change and modify these terms and conditions in whole or in part at any time, and your continued use of this web site after any changes are posted will be deemed acceptance by you of all changes.  By using this web site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions as in effect from time to time.  Please review these terms and conditions regularly as these terms and conditions may change.

 

Ownership of Materials

Except as otherwise indicated, this web site and its entire contents (collectively, the "Materials"), including, but not limited to, the text, information, material, software and graphics contained on this web site, are owned by www.CarSponsorships.com and its affiliates. The Materials are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws and treaties. www.CarSponsorships.com makes no proprietary claim to any third party names, trademarks or service marks appearing on this web site.  Any third party names, trademarks, and service marks are the property of their respective owners.  Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this web site for any particular purpose.  You acknowledge that the information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.  Except as provided in the next sentence, the Materials may not be copied, reproduced, modified, published, uploaded, downloaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, without www.CarSponsorships.com’s prior written permission.  You may download one (1) copy of the Materials on a single computer only for your personal, non-commercial, internal use. You may not (i) modify the Materials or use them for any commercial purpose, or any other public display, performance, sale, or rental, (ii) decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble software materials, (iii) remove any copyright notice or other proprietary notices from the Materials, or (iv) transfer the materials to another person.  

 

By submitting automobile details, photo’s, media, articles, trophies, schedules, portfolios, etc (“Content”) to www.CarSponsorships.com, whether by mail delivery, e-mail or site uploading, you grant www.CarSponsorships.com or its affiliates, the world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting your www.CarSponsorships.com portfolio and/or for www.CarSponsorships.com to use in www.CarSponsorships.com media advertising.  This license exists for as long as you continue to be a www.CarSponsorships.com client and will be terminated when you request that your content be removed from www.CarSponsorships.com and you have received confirmation from www.CarSponsorships.com  that your Content has been removed.  You also represent that you have full power and authority to comply with this Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement without violating the rights of others and you agree that your use of www.CarSponsorships.com and its services will comply with this Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement without violating the rights of others.  We reserve the right to remove any content from www.CarSponsorships.com or www.CarSponsors.com for any reason, without notification or warning.  If you would like to revise the information provided to us, or feel that what we currently have on record is incorrect, you may update the information by e-mailing us at any time.  By posting a message or contributing in any way to this web site, including, but not limited to, sending comments and e-mail, to this web site, you expressly grant www.CarSponsorships.com the right to use in any way, copy, republish or sell your message or other contribution as part of its property.  www.CarSponsorships.com reserves the right to change, update, discontinue, or restrict or prevent access to this web site or the Materials at any time without notice.

 

Credit Card Authorization.

By submitting your application online you authorize us to place a hold on your credit card for the amount of the application and agency fee ($99) which covers account set-up services, sponsorship servicing and portfolio setup.  Some credit card companies may show a hold for the application and agency fee.  We will review your application within 72 hours.  If www.CarSponsorships.com secures a sponsorship in your name, your credit card will be processed and a charge for the application and agency fee will be assessed.  An agent from www.CarSponsorships.com will email you with your sponsorship information, including your sponsor’s name, product information and all other information required to begin your sponsorship.  Once the sponsorship is secured and payment is made, the sponsorships are yours regardless of your car or condition and the application fee is non-refundable.  If www.CarSponsorships.com  determines (within the 72 hour review period), that the advertised sponsorship is no longer available www.CarSponsorships.com will have the right to reject your application and void your transaction.  No fees are ever incurred if your application is rejected. When you submit your application online, www.CarSponsorships.com will receive it immediately regardless of the credit card authorization outcome.  

30 Day Refund Policy

If your application is declined for sponsorship the $99 application and agency fee will be refunded in full.  Should you be approved for sponsorship and cancel after submitting your application, the agency fee ($70) will be fully refunded; the application review fee ($29) is not refundable. We will refund your agency fee within 30 days for any reason. Client Fee - The Client Fee consists of two parts, the Agency and the CS Application Review Fee.

How to get a refund - Call 1-866-340-1073. To expedite the processing of your return, please reference your application id or email address.

Disclaimer

By using this web site, you assume all responsibility and risk for the use of this web site and the Internet generally.  The materials are provided "as is," without any express or implied warranty of any kind, including, without limitation, warranties or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement of intellectual property, and freedom from errors, viruses, bugs, or other harmful components.  In no event will www.CarSponsorships.com, its owners, members, managers, shareholders, officers, directors, partners, employees, licensors, content providers, affiliates, agents or other representatives be liable for any damages whatsoever (including without limitation any special, indirect, or consequential damages, and damages resulting from loss of use, data, or profits, or business interruption) arising out of the use of inability to use the materials or any hyperlinked web site, even if www.CarSponsorships.com or its affiliates have been advised of the possibility of such damages.  This web site is intended to assist readers by providing data, research and editorial information on the car sponsorship industry.  www.CarSponsorships.com will not be responsible for any errors or omissions in the Materials or information provided on this Web Site, any articles or postings for hyperlinks embedded in messages, nor for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained on this web site or in a hyperlinked site.  Nothing contained in this web site or agreement shall constitute an offer by www.CarSponsorships.com or its affiliates to buy or sell products or services.  No agreement to sell products or services is formed until an order is placed by you and then accepted by www.CarSponsorships.com or one of its affiliates in the manner set forth in www.CarSponsorships.com’s specific ordering instructions.  The terms of the agreement will be those of www.CarSponsorships.com standard Terms and Conditions of Sale.  All product requests or orders are subject to applicable law, including without limitation any applicable export and import regulations and boycott restrictions.  www.CarSponsorships.com uses reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy, correctness and reliability of Content but we make no claims or representations about the accuracy, reliability, timeliness, usefulness or completeness of such information or advice.  However, by nature such information is broad in scope.  Your situation is unique and our information and advice may not be appropriate for your situation.  You should not rely on any information or advice you obtain on this web site.  Any reliance by you on any information or advice will be at your own risk.  This web site provides bulletin boards and other means for the public to contribute information and make statements.  www.CarSponsorships.com does not make any endorsements of these statements nor representations that the statements are true and accurate.  You should be cautious when acting on information provided by contributors to these public areas.  You should not rely upon the information and opinions of the bulletin boards.   www.CarSponsorships.com suggests you use the information on this web site as a starting point for doing independent research on car sponsorship, car enhancements, and other information that is the subject of this web site.  Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly, however, www.CarSponsorships.com takes no responsibility for and will not be liable for the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control. 

 

Remedies for Breach 

Any deviation from the express terms of this contract is a breach.  In the event www.CarSponsorships.com breaches this agreement, you may, at your option: (i) receive the application fee paid to us by you, together with all interest earned on the application fee, if any, whereupon all parties release each other from all further obligations and liabilities under this agreement, except express duties to defend, hold harmless and/or indemnify.  This amount is a reasonable, good faith estimate of actual damages that you would suffer and will be liquidated damages for default of www.CarSponsorships.com because of the difficulty, inconvenience, and uncertainty of ascertaining your actual damages for www.CarSponsorships.com’s default.  The payment of said monies will constitute full satisfaction of www.CarSponsorship.com’s obligations hereunder.

 

Indemnity and Hold Harmless

You will indemnify, defend and hold www.CarSponsorships.com harmless against any and all third party losses, claims, damages, liabilities, and expenses (but not to the extent of successful claims against one another), including any litigation arising from your sponsorships or quasi-sponsorships including any car accidents, traffic tickets, injuries, car shows incidents while operating your car, loss or damage to your vehicle, loss of employment, and injury to yourself or any other person and any claims of product liability, this agreement or involving this agreement’s subject matter or in connection with the your failure of performance of your duties under this agreement or a misrepresentation in this agreement, without regard to whether or not a suit is filed in court.  The indemnity, defense and hold harmless rights extend to www.CarSponsorships.com’s shareholders, officers, directors, partners, members, managers, agents and representatives.  You will have the right to participate in the defense of claims whether or not a party to the litigation.  This section will survive the termination of this agreement.  

 

Links to Third Party Sites

This web site contains links to third party sites.  These links are provided for convenience purposes and are not under the control of www.CarSponsorships.com or its affiliates. www.CarSponsorships.com does not make any representations and warranties, express or implied, regarding the content of any of these linked sites.  These links do not constitute or imply an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship or affiliation by www.CarSponsorships.com with respect to any third party, any third party's web site, the content of any third party's web site, or any products or services provided by a third party.

 

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions of use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America and the State of Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of the State of Florida or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the United States or the State of Florida.  By using this web site, you consent to the jurisdiction of the state courts of Lee County, Florida and the Federal Courts for the Middle District of Florida, Fort Myers Division for any action or proceeding arising under or relating to these Terms of Use, this web site or the use of, or reliance on, this web site.

 

Privacy Policy

Our use of any personal information you provide us through our website will be governed by our Privacy Policy which is located on CarSponsorships.com website.

 

Sponsorship Information.

Sponsors may or may not be directly owned by www.CarSponsorships.com and are legitimate businesses operating via the Internet, via Mail Order Catalogues, or via “brick and mortar” traditional storefronts.  www.CarSponsorships.com is not obligated to, but will put forth its best effort to find additional sponsorship and quasi-sponsorship opportunities for you.  Additional sponsorships or quasi-sponsorships may be secured during the term of this agreement but are not guaranteed.   www.CarSponsorships.com  may also provide you with industry specific information from time to time that will be designed to increase your level of professionalism.  www.CarSponsorships.com does not pre-screen sponsorship opportunities prior to advertising the opportunities to you. You assume all risk associated with any sponsorship.

 

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, rent, resell or exploit any portion of the sponsorship you are awarded, use of the service or access to the service.

 

Term; Termination; Cancellation

The sponsorship agreement is for a term of one (1) year.  You may cancel or terminate your  sponsorship(s) at anytime and do not have to participate in any sponsorship offers but no refunds are given for any reason.  www.CarSponsorships.com reserves the right to change its fees or billing methods at any time.  Notice of any change will be posted on the website at least thirty (30) days in advance of any change.

 

Contact Information

All requests for further information or for permission to reproduce any portions of the Materials should be directed to: support@carsponsorships.com

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

1.     What does www.CarSponsorship.com do for me?

a.)   CarSponsorships.com is a sponsorship placement agency that negotiates and secures sponsorships. These sponsorships range from full, quasi and perk sponsorships as outlined below in section 2 and 3. The terms “sponsorship” and sponsored”, as used throughout our website, refers to full and/or quasi-sponsorships. All of our sponsorships have been pre-negotiated and are made available to all applicants who successfully submit their online application; however, we have the right to refuse a sponsorship to anyone and at anytime. Our current sponsor partners and their sponsorship offers can change or be discontinued at anytime. CarSponsorships.com never guarantees a full or quasi-sponsorship and we will never charge you if we don’t get you sponsored. We also have the right to stop or cease an existing Clients sponsorship if we feel that the individual is causing harm, not promoting their sponsor or for any other reason. Regardless of your car or condition, advertised sponsorships are yours once application payment is made and 72 hours have elapsed. However, if it's determined (within the 72 hour review period), that the sponsorships advertised by CarSponsorships.com are no longer available we have the right to reject your application and void your transaction. No fees are ever incurred if your application is declined.

2.     What kind of sponsorships are available?

a.)   FULL SPONSORSHIPS – When a www.CarSponsorships.com "Full Sponsorship” also referred to as the “Road to Full Sponsorship,” "RTF,” “RTF Sponsorship,"  and/or the "RPM Sponsorship" is awarded, a sponsor will provide you,  the car enthusiast, with certain free products after you have promoted the sponsor at multiple shows by handing out flyers and other promotional materials. For more information on these full sponsorship programs, please review the information outlined below.

I.       Road To Full Sponsorship 

a.)   The Road To Full Sponsorship gives certain approved Clients the ability to receive participating RTF sponsors products for free. Some sponsors require shipping to be paid. The RTF Program requires you to attend local car shows, take pictures, hand out sponsor literature, fill out sponsors research forms and submit  show reports to www.CarsSponsorships.com verifying your attendance. Once www.CarSponsorships.com receives the specified number of show reports and research forms, the sponsor will ship the free sponsored products. Some sponsors may have additional requirements and the Client must be an active www.CarSponsorships.com  Pro Level Client to participate.

b.)   Approved RTF Applicants must follow these guidelines:

·         Submit a portfolio through the members section at www.CarSponsorships.com.

·         Portfolio contents must be completely filled out prior to entering the RTF Program.

·         Pictures – Upload 6 photos to your portfolio maximum size 500kb.

2 photos of the exterior,
2 photos of the interior,
2 photos of the engine bay.

·         Current and Future Modifications – Make sure you have details from the companies on the products already installed on your car.  Example: Kyowa KR228 18” Wheels is an acceptable description where as 18” wheels or 18s is not.

·         Future Show Listing – This section should be dedicated to the shows you are going to this year. Remember these are shows you already have planned out. If you have shows you are tentatively plan to attend to please include this information Example: Hot Import Nights – Example City, 2/3/2009

·         Biography on you and your vehicle – This should be no more than 2 paragraphs or half of a page. This section is where you must explain your life and the automotive industry. Remember to include information on other cars you might have done, previous experience and show history.

c.)   Once www.CarSponsorships.com receives your portfolio www.CarSponsorships.com will review the documents and if your package is approved www.CarSponsorships.com you will be instructed through your control panel to download your sponsor research form and take it to your first show.  Please remember that any show you attend must have at least 75 cars entered. Exceptions can be made by contacting your www.CarSponsorship.com Sponsorship Advisor at least 14 days prior to the show.

d.)   At the show, fill out the Sponsor Research Form, checking the appropriate square after each question, and add any comments you might have about the show on the bottom. You'll also need to include flyers, business cards and promotional materials for all vendors present at the show. Don't forget to include a picture of yourself in front of the show sign making sure that the name and date are clearly visible. After the show send in your research, flyers, business cars and photo using the directions on the form and your ready for step 3!

e.)   Once your Sponsor Research Form has been approved, you will be prompted in your control panel to order the RTF promotional package.  This kit will include, your CarSponsorships.com t-shirt, decals for your car and promotional cards to be distributed to 50 people at each show. Before going to the show don't forget to download a copy of the show report checklist from the Client Area Dashboard so that you have everything you need when it comes time to fill out the Online Show Report. After the show, click on the "Show Report" link in your Client Area Dashboard. Next fill out the report, upload the photos and click submit. You pay $9.80 for the shipping of the package only.  www.CarSponsorships.com will then send your RTF package.

f.)    Upon receipt of your package, your first step is to apply the sponsor decals on your vehicle. Please take photos of the decals on your vehicle. The www.CarSponsorships.com  decal (Approximately 30") needs to be applied to the windshield of the vehicle. If you can not apply it to the windshield because of local laws or you have a pre-existing sponsor in that place, please apply it to the rear window. Please take photos of the decals on your vehicle. The Sponsors decal (Approximately 30") should be placed on the rear window. Exceptions can be made by calling a www.CarSponsorships.com  Sponsorship Advisor.

g.)   The next step is to attend your next approved car show.

h.)   Hand out 1 flyer to each car entered into the show (please try and hand them out to car owners that might be in need of new aftermarket parts for their car). Do not place the flyers directly on the show car! Hand it to the owner of the vehicle. Take at least 5 pictures of you handing out the flyers to the different vehicle owners. www.CarSponsorships.com will verify by contacting random owners that have entered into the show.

i.)     Hand out any remaining flyers to attendees of the show. Do not place the flyers on vehicles that are in the parking lot!

j.)     After the show you will need to do the following:

·         Login in to your control panel at www.carsponsorships.com and create a show report. The report should include highlights of the show, the name of the show, date, trophy winners, a contact number for a show representative, etc.

·         Include the photographs that you took at the show (be sure to include photos of you handing out flyers).

·         Also include the photographs of the sponsor’s decals on your vehicle.

·         Click submit on the form.  ww.CarSponsorships.com will review your report and either approve it or decline it with reasons for how it can be approved.  If it has been approved, move on to your next scheduled show.  If declined, please make the appropriate changes and resubmit.

k.)   Once all RTF steps are approved and www.CarSponsorships.com determines that Client has successfully completed the program, sponsored products will be shipped. Additional steps may be necessary to complete the RTF Program. Please contact a www.CarSponsorship.com Sponsorship Advisor at 1-239-274-5552 for complete RTF guidelines and requirements.

II.     R.P.M. (RE-IMBURSEMENT FOR PRODUCTS) PROGRAM

a.)   This RPM program was developed to assist current Clients as they strive to obtain a guaranteed opportunity of full reimbursement and, as of Oct 16 2007, current Clients that participate in and complete the RPM Program, will be reimbursed up to 100% (fully sponsored) by www.CarSponsorships.com for all products purchased through Clients sponsor.

b.)   RPM Guidelines:

·         Purchase any product or products (no minimum) from a sponsor or sponsors. You must submit the RPM Entry Form (available to you once you become a current Client) if you plan on participating in this RPM Program. You will need to send the form to us via UPS, FedEX or USPS Express Mail.

·         Install  your products on your car along with 2 of the sponsor’s decals (provided by the sponsor when your products arrive).

·         Send us pictures using this form RPM Install Picture Form (available to you once you become a current Client) verifying installation and decals on vehicle. Please follow instructions on form.

·         Enter your car at your local show with at least 100 cars entered within 12 months of start of sponsorship. If you are entering your car into a local car show to qualify for the HIN RPM then you will need to contact us to get the www.CarSponsorships.com decals. Don't forget www.CarSponsorships.com needs to pre-approve the show, so don't delay, get us the info on the show ASAP.

·         Win just 1 of the trophies available (1st, 2nd or 3rd) within 12 months of the start of your sponsorship.

·         Send us 3 pictures using this form RPM Winning Trophy Picture Form (available to you once you become a current Client) showing that you won a trophy. Please follow instructions on form. These photos must be clear because your sponsor will use them for press releases. You must be present and pictures must be taken at the night of show the trophy was won. Pictures must include sponsors decals being displayed with the trophy.

·         Once these requirements are met, and www.CarSponsorships.com  verifies the trophy, you will be reimbursed by check. Please allow at least 4-5 weeks for reimbursement check.

c.)   Maximum payout per vehicle/Client is $2500 annually; $1,000 per sponsor annually. Products ordered must be installed correctly and must be operational. (Note: www.CarSponsorships.com has the right, in its sole discretion to change the qualifying categories for the RPM program and to disqualify anyone for any reason.)

III.  TURN YOUR CAR INTO A SHOW CAR SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM

a.)   A "Turn Your Car Into A Show Car" sponsorship is a sponsorship program where you, the owner of the car, will receive a series of pre-negotiated sponsorships that assist you in turning your car into a show car by allowing you to obtain products for free or at a special discounted rate. Free products may require Clients to pay for shipping. Sponsorships awarded are based on availability. Turn Your Car Into A Show Car applicants will have the opportunity to be selected for the dream package at one of the H.I.N. shows. All Turn Your Car Into A Show Car sponsorships have been pre-negotiated and are made available to all applicants who successfully submit their online application, however, www.CarSponsorships.com has the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse a sponsorship to anyone and at anytime.

IV.   QUASI-SPONSORSHIPS - A “quasi-sponsorship” has no monetary value, but the sponsor provides you with the ability to purchase certain products at cost. This is www.CarSponsorships.com’s most popular sponsorship. The majority of our sponsors will first award submitted applications with a quasi-sponsorship. As a quasi-sponsored Client, you can use your sponsorship as a stepping stone to gain other sponsors. You are responsible for installation of all products obtained through the quasi-sponsorship. Sponsors may, in the Sponsors’ sole discretion, opt to pay for you to install product but are not required to. The majority of the time you will need to install the products yourself or have a professional install the product for you.

3.     SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMS AND SPONSORS – www.CarSponsorships.com  works with a variety of automobile companies and creates, manages, and services sponsorship programs. By submitting your online application, you understand and agree that www.CarSponsorships.com  may, in its sole discretion change the sponsorship programs and/or the frequency of any sponsorship program. Sponsorship offers from our sponsor partners may end without notice and www.CarSponsorships.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate any sponsorship with sponsors and/or sponsored Client at any time and for any reason. You understand that any products ordered through a sponsor is at your sole risk and transactions with the sponsor and their promotions found on or through www.CarSponsorships.com, including payment and delivery of related goods or services are solely between you and the sponsor, although all communications between you and sponsor must be handled through www.CarSponsorships.com. You agree that www.CarSponsorships.com  is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of any sponsors participating in the www.CarSponsorships.com sponsorship program.