The Trade Alliance® on-line MEMBERSHIP AGREEMENT
 
on-line MEMBERSHIP AGREEMENT
 You understand that you own your own company and domain and are free to operate with your own rules and regulations.
The Trade Alliance 
A. CONTRACT AND MODIFICATION OF CONTRACT
The following terms & conditions constitute the contract by and among Member and The Trade Alliance®a Corporation. Any use of The Trade Alliance®, hereafter referred to as TTA, to facilitate a transaction by a Network Member (hereinafter referred to as Member) constitutes acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies and procedures as most recently adopted by TTA. They apply to all TTA  Member's and to all transactions facilitated by TTA. At its sole discretion, TTA may amend this agreement by giving Member thirty (30) days written notice via e-mail. TTA may amend the Policies and Procedures with seven (7) days written notice via e-mail. Any purchase or sale by Member, which makes use of TTA after these time frames constitutes acceptance by Member of such change(s) and the agreement of Member to abide by the same.
 
B. PARTICIPATION IN THE EXCHANGE
  1. NATURE OF THE PARTIES
  2. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY AND LIABILITY
TTA makes no representation or warranty, either express or implied, and disclaims all liability, as to the fitness, quality, delivery date, prices or any term of any trade transaction. Member agrees to indemnify and hold TTA harmless with respect to any claim, debt, or liability whatsoever, arising out of any transaction wherein Member is a Buyer or Seller. Member acknowledges that any transaction facilitated by the Network, in which Member participates is entered into by Member on a voluntary basis. Member agrees to waive any claim, debt, or liability whatsoever against TTA because of any computer or software malfunction or processing errors.
  1. TAXES
Seller shall be solely responsible to collect and remit to the appropriate taxing authorities the applicable taxes and shall collect and record these as required by law. Under no circumstances is TTA responsible to pay any taxes on behalf of any Member. Transactions involving TTA Trade Dollars are generally treated as taxable events for federal, state or provincial, and local tax purposes and TTA reports  Trade Dollar sales to the appropriate government taxing authority. The declaration and reporting of applicable taxes resulting from trade transactions rests solely with the Member. Member agrees to indemnify and hold TTA harmless for any actions TTA takes to comply with federal, state or provincial, and local laws.
 
C. ADMINISTRATION OF THE EXCHANGE AND TTA TRADE DOLLARS
  1. NATURE OF TTA Trade Dollars
  2. LIABILITY FOR TTA Trade Dollars
 
D. SUSPENSION OR TERMINATION
  1. If Member violates this Agreement or the currently effective Policies and Procedures or is past due more than 30 days for fees due, TTA may at it's discretion immediately terminate Member's account or may freeze all activity in the account without notice and/or make immediate adjustment to the transactions involved. At its sole discretion, TTA may reinstate Member or unfreeze Members' account.
  2. Either party may terminate this Agreement upon seven (7) days written notice to the other party. ( Fax or E-mail is an acceptable notification) Upon termination:
E. FEES For those using the full software management package.
Usage fees payable are due at the end of each month and fees due for more than 10 days will be assessed a late fee of $25.00 per month, or 1.50% of the unpaid balance, whichever is more. 
Ongoing services fees are 0.50% (1/2%) of members transaction volume per month, payable in cash and charged to members credit card on file.
F. MISCELLANEOUS
  1. LEGAL REQUIREMENTS
Member shall abide by applicable international, federal, state or provincial, and local laws or regulations pertaining to exchange transactions. TTA shall not be responsible for any failures on the part of Member to comply with such laws and regulations. Member agrees not to hold TTA liable for any action TTA takes to comply with applicable laws or regulations.
  1. NO WAIVER OF RIGHTS
TTA failure or delay in exercising any right, will not operate as a waiver of that right, nor shall the partial exercise of a right preclude any other or further exercise of any right. TTA remedies are cumulative and are not exclusive of any remedies provided by law.
  1. SEVERABILITY; ATTORNEY'S FEES
Every item contained in this agreement is separate from every other term herein. If any term should be judged unenforceable, it shall not affect the enforceability of other terms outlined in this Agreement or the Policies and Procedures. If legal action must be taken by TTA, Member shall pay TTA reasonable attorney's fees, costs, plus interest from the date of default until payment in addition to any other judgment as granted by a court of law or an acceptable arbitration.
  1. DISSOLUTION
If TTA terminates or otherwise ceases to do business, all Members' in a negative TTA Trade Dollar position will pay amounts they owe in cash (one TTA TradeDollar being equal to one United States dollar in cash) into a fund. The fund, less expenses, will be distributed pro rata to all Members' who are in a positive TTA Trade Dollar position. TTA is not liable to any Member's for cash or TTA Trade Dollars beyond the distribution of such funds.
  1. SECURITY INTEREST
Member hereby grants TTA a security interest in all Trade Dollars in Member's account for the amount of all unpaid cash fees. If Member becomes insolvent or bankrupt all cash fees shall be due and payable in full. TTA shall have the option in lieu of filing as a creditor of treating the Trade Dollar balance as equal in value to the amount of cash fees owed, and terminating the account; provided however, that if TTA does receive all of its cash fees in full, TTA shall reinstate the Trade Dollars to the Member's account.
  1. WARRANTY OF INFORMATION
Member warrants that it provides all information to TTA in good faith and that such information is accurate to the best of Member's knowledge.
  1. FAX & E-MAIL SIGNATURES
TTA will, and Member agrees, that TTA may, accept a faxed or e-mailed signature as an original, legal signature.
  1. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
Member acknowledges that it is not relying on any oral representations concerning this Agreement and that the complete agreement between the parties is contained in the Member Application, this Agreement and the Policies & Procedures.
  1. NO WAIVER OF RIGHT
TTA's failure or delay in exercising any right, will not operate as a waiver of that right, nor shall the partial exercise of a right preclude any other or further exercise of any right. TTA remedies are cumulative and are not exclusive of any remedies provided by law.
  1. INDEMNIFICATION
MEMBER AGREES TO HOLD HARMLESS TTA, IT'S OFFICERS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, ASSOCIATES AND ASSIGNS FROM ANY LOSSES, LIABILITY OR DAMAGES WHICH MAY RESULT FROM MEMBERS' PARTICIPATION IN ANY OF TTA's TRANSACTIONS, ACTIVITIES, PROGRAMS, PROMOTIONS, OR ADVERTISING, INCLUDING THE COSTS OF LITIGATION AND ATTORNEYS FEES.
  1. JUDGMENT SETTLEMENT
In the event of a dispute between TTA  and Member resulting in a judgment entered on behalf of the Member against TTA, Member agrees that TTA shall have the right to satisfy said judgment in TTA Trade Dollars.
 
G. APPLICABLE LAW
  1. This agreement shall in all respects be construed under the laws of the State of FL.
  2. Venue shall be Citrus County, Florida USA.
  3.  Statute of Limitations. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of The Trade Alliance® services or the Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.