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Welcome to Rig Lynx

 

The https://riglynx.com website and application (the "Site and App") is comprised of various web pages operated by Rig Lynx L.L.C. The application and https://riglynx.com is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the "Terms"). Your use of the application and https://riglynx.com constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully and keep a copy of them for your reference.

 

https://riglynx.com and the Rig Lynx application are Social Networking Sites that offer “Software as a Service” to its members.

 

Rig Lynx L.L.C.’s mission is to connect Oil & Gas personnel from any position and bring them together on the same platform. With Rig Lynx, you will be able to connect, chat, send messages, search for jobs and share useful information about the industry and your personnel experiences. A socially motivating application that fulfills the needs of the user. Simple and effective, taking the user back to the very basics before their screens became convoluted with a mixed community of people using their newsfeed for something other than to promote the industry or share useful advice collectively. Although there are some applications on the market for the community, there is no “specific” application for Oil and Gas personnel to share wisdom and experience with each other without users bombarding their newsfeed with advertisements and pictures that are not related to the Oil and Gas industry. This will be a place for recruiters and companies to find people but also allowing the recruiters or companies to see if another member is employed or not by a simple scroll through the newsfeed or use of the provided recruiting dashboard specially setup for the oil and gas industry. Learn more about job opportunities, connect with previous team members, speak directly to thought leaders and build a community that interacts and supports each other.

 

The following Terms of Service apply to Customer to the extent the specific Service is included in the applicable ordering document. Rig Lynx L.L.C. may update these Terms of Service from time to time. Rig Lynx L.L.C. reserves the right to upgrade, update or discontinue any aspect or feature of a Service in whole or in part; provided, however, that if Rig Lynx L.L.C. discontinues a Service in whole during the term of an ordering document, then Rig Lynx L.L.C. will provide Customer with an alternative or replacement service.

 

1. Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

 

If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), Rig Lynx L.L.C.legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it. Rig Lynx L.L.C. may process your Personal Data because:

 

  • We need to perform a contract with you

  • You have given us permission to do so

  • The processing is in our legitimate interests and it’s not overridden by your rights

  • For payment processing purposes

  • To comply with the law

 

2. Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

 

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Rig Lynx L.L.C. aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data. If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us. In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights: The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you. The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete. The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data. The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information. The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine- readable and commonly used format. The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Rig Lynx L.L.C. relied on your consent to process your personal information. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

 

3. Purchases

 

If you wish to purchase any product or service made available through the Service ("Purchase"), you may be asked to supply certain information relevant to your Purchase including, without limitation, your credit card number, the expiration date of your credit card, your billing address, and your shipping information. You represent and warrant that: (i) you have the legal right to use any credit card(s) or other payment method(s) in connection with any Purchase; and that (ii) the information you supply to us is true, correct and complete. The service may employ the use of third party services for the purpose of facilitating payment and the completion of Purchases. By submitting your information, you grant us the right to provide the information to these third parties subject to our Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to refuse or cancel your order at any time for reasons including but not limited to: product or service availability, errors in the description or price of the product or service, error in your order or other reasons. We reserve the right to refuse or cancel your order if fraud or an unauthorized or illegal transaction is suspected.

 

4. Availability, Errors and Inaccuracies

 

We are constantly updating product and service offerings on the Service. We may experience delays in updating information on the Service and in our advertising on other web sites. The information found on the Service may contain errors or inaccuracies and may not be complete or current. Products or services may be mispriced, described inaccurately, or unavailable on the Service and we cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information found on the Service. We therefore reserve the right to change or update information and to correct errors, inaccuracies, or omissions at any time without prior notice.

 

5. Contests, Sweepstakes and Promotions

 

Any contests, sweepstakes or other promotions (collectively, "Promotions") made available through the Service may be governed by rules that are separate from these Terms Conditions. If you participate in any Promotions, please review the applicable rules as well as our Privacy Policy. If the rules for a Promotion conflict with these Terms and Conditions, the Promotion rules will apply.

 

6. Subscriptions

 

Some parts of the Service are billed on a subscription basis ("Subscription(s)"). You will be billed in advance on a recurring and periodic basis ("Billing Cycle"). Billing cycles are set either on a monthly. At the end of each Billing Cycle, your Subscription will automatically renew under the exact same conditions unless you cancel it in your iTunes account settings or Rig Lynx L.L.C. cancels it for you by contacting our customer support team. A valid payment method is required to process the payment for your Subscription. You shall provide Rig Lynx L.L.C with accurate and complete billing information including full name, address, state, zip code, telephone number, and a valid payment method information. By submitting such payment information, you automatically authorize Rig Lynx L.L.C to charge all Subscription fees incurred through your account to any such payment instruments. Should automatic billing fail to occur for any reason, Rig Lynx L.L.C. will issue an electronic invoice indicating that you must proceed manually, within a certain deadline date, with the full payment corresponding to the billing period as indicated on the invoice.

 

7. Fee Changes

 

Rig Lynx L.L.C., in its sole discretion and at any time, may modify the Subscription fees for the Subscriptions. Any Subscription fee change will become effective at the end of the then-current Billing Cycle. Rig Lynx L.L.C. will provide you with a reasonable prior notice of any change in Subscription fees to give you an opportunity to terminate your Subscription before such change becomes effective. Your continued use of the Service after the Subscription fee change comes into effect constitutes your agreement to pay the modified Subscription fee amount.

 

8. Refunds

 

Certain refund requests for Subscriptions may be considered by Rig Lynx L.L.C. on a case-by-case basis and granted in sole discretion of Rig Lynx L.L.C.

 

9. Content

 

Our Service allows you to post, link, store, share and otherwise make available certain information, text, graphics, videos, or other material ("Content"). You are responsible for the Content that you post on or through the Service, including its legality, reliability, and appropriateness. By posting Content on or through the Service, You represent and warrant that: (i) the Content is yours (you own it) and/or you have the right to use it and the right to grant us the rights and license as provided in these Terms, and (ii) that the posting of your Content on or through the Service does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person or entity. We reserve the right to terminate the account of anyone found to be infringing on a copyright. You retain any and all of your rights to any Content you submit, post or display on or through the Service and you are responsible for protecting those rights. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for Content you or any third-party posts on or through the Service. However, by posting Content using the Service you grant us the right and license to use, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, reproduce, and distribute such Content on and through the Service. You agree that this license includes the right for us to make your Content available to other users of the Service, who may also use your Content subject to these Terms. Rig Lynx L.L.C. has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit all Content provided by users. In addition, Content found on or through this Service are the property of Rig Lynx L.L.C. or used with permission. You may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, download, repost, copy, or use said Content, whether in whole or in part, for commercial purposes or for personal gain, without express advance written permission from us.

 

10. Accounts

 

When you create an account with us, you guarantee that you are above the age of 18, and that the information you provide us is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Inaccurate, incomplete, or obsolete information may result in the immediate termination of your account on the Service. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, including but not limited to the restriction of access to your computer and/or account. You agree to accept responsibility for any and all activities or actions that occur under your account and/or password, whether your password is with our Service or a third-party service. You must notify us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity or that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trademark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than you, without appropriate authorization. You may not use as a username any name that is offensive, vulgar or obscene. We reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in our sole discretion.

 

11. Copyright Policy

 

We respect the intellectual property rights of others. It is our policy to respond to any claim that Content posted on the Service infringes on the copyright or other intellectual property rights ("Infringement") of any person or entity. If you are a copyright owner, or authorized on behalf of one, and you believe that the copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please submit your claim via email to info@riglynx.com, with the subject line: "Copyright Infringement" and include in your claim a detailed description of the alleged Infringement as detailed below, under "DMCA Notice and Procedure for Copyright Infringement Claims" You may be held accountable for damages (including costs and attorneys' fees) for misrepresentation or bad-faith claims on the infringement of any Content found on and/or through the Service on your copyright.

 

12. DMCA Notice and Procedure for Copyright Infringement Claims

 

You may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) by providing our Copyright Agent with the following information in writing (see 17 U.S.C 512(c)(3) for further detail): an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright's interest; a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, including the URL (i.e., web page address) of the location where the copyrighted work exists or a copy of the copyrighted work; identification of the URL or other specific location on the Service where the material that you claim is infringing is located; your address, telephone number, and email address; a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. You can contact our Copyright Agent via email at  info@riglynx.com

 

13. Intellectual Property

 

The Service and its original content (excluding Content provided by users), features and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of Rig Lynx L.L.C. and its licensors. The Service is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of both the United States and foreign countries. Our trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service without the prior written consent of Rig Lynx L.L.C.

 

14. Indemnification

 

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Rig Lynx L.L.C. and its licensee and licensors, and their employees, contractors, agents, officers and directors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees), resulting from or arising out of a) your use and access of the Service, by you or any person using your account and password; b) a breach of these Terms, or c) Content posted on the Service.

 

15. Limitation of Liability

 

In no event shall Rig Lynx L.L.C., nor its directors, employees, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including without limitation, loss of profits, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from (i) your access to or use of or inability to access or use the Service; (ii) any conduct or content of any third party on the Service; (iii) any content obtained from the Service; and (iv) unauthorized access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence) or any other legal theory, whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose.

 

16. Disclaimer

 

Your use of the Service is at your sole risk. The Service is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. The Service is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance. Rig Lynx L.L.C. its subsidiaries, affiliates, and its licensors do not warrant that a) the Service will function uninterrupted, secure or available at any particular time or location; b) any errors or defects will be corrected; c) the Service is free of viruses or other harmful components; or d) the results of using the Service will meet your requirements.

 

17. Exclusions

 

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the limitations above may not apply to you.

 

18. Governing Law

 

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Texas, United States, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have had between us regarding the Service.

 

19. Registration

 

19.1 During the registration process you will be prompted to fill in certain areas that will require personal information such as but not limited to “Name” “Email” “Address” “Telephone” Country” “Position” “Bio”, this enables Rig Lynx to create a personal profile for which you will be responsible for the information that you have entered in these areas as “your own”. Rig Lynx LLC does not store financial information nor will the application request financial information during your registration process.

 

20. Profile

 

20.1 Member profile will be created once the registration is complete and the member will have the opportunity to use the recruiting mode, discreet hiring mode, resume upload, photo cropping, background changes, profile markers, OutLynx, Facebook group, favorite Lynx, chat, recruiting portal and access to web profile during the free trail of the application.

 

21. Lynx-ed and Favorites

 

21.1 The ability to be “Lynxed” with others is one of the uses of the Rig Lynx application. The application itself does not give you the ability to lynx with others without approval, both members have to either be given or received, once an approved lynx is made this is both members agreeing to be lynxed by the application, Rig Lynx L.L.C. does not condone lynxing with members you do not know but in certain circumstances a general friendship across the Newsfeed can be made and a lynx henceforth will become apparent. Due to the specific nature of open networking, Rig Lynx L.L.C. has created the ability to see Lynx that are open networkers by using the OutLynx function, when setting the OutLynx function to on in your settings this will enable the member to see and engage with posts on their Newsfeed from other open networkers, the purpose of this is to give open networkers a place to lynx with specific Lynx of the same nature. If a member chooses not to use this option then it is “at will” the same as turning the function to on, this is “at will”. Once this is turned on, your posts will assimilate on the Newsfeed of others that have the OutLynx function set to on. This does not create a lynx between members, it is considered an “ice breaker” and is to be used as visual aid to help lynx with members of the same nature.

 

21.2 The use of the favorite Lynx function is to enable members to post to only a selected group of members, as a Lynx is chosen as a favorite, they will only be able to see what either one or many favorites in which they have chosen have posted to the newsfeed, this is dynamic and works two directional, if you are chosen as a favorite, then you will see what a member has posted to their newsfeed within the selected group of favorites. This gives the user the ability to have a “tighter” connection with members on the platform, it can be used with things such as personal connections they may want to see a post on the newsfeed, or you may be a manager and wanting to post to a selected team if chosen to do so. Once a post is made to a selected group of favorites, this will remain this way until the member has deselected them as favorites, remember, if the post on the newsfeed remains and you deselect the favorite options on the member, this will in turn open the posting up to all the rest of your connections if all favorites are removed. Be sure when you are using this function that you understand the functionality and use case.

 

22. Newsfeed

 

22.1 Member newsfeed will be a culmination of information from the lynx that have been made with other members. As other members post to their Newsfeed, the algorithm is set to show most recent posting first. Illicit, obscene or posts of an unbecoming nature are reported, they will be removed from the Newsfeed and the member of such post will be contacted about the conduct on the platform. The use of the Rig Lynx platform is “at will” and Rig Lynx L.L.C. will not be held liable for offensive posts that are populated onto a members Newsfeed. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions of use if there are any other questions.

 

22.2 Rig Lynx gives the user the ability to tag other Lynx that you are connected with in your posts on the Newsfeed, please use caution with the use of this feature and only use it when you are wanting to draw the attention of the Lynx in interest as they will receive an in-app notification once they are tagged in any post on the newsfeed.

 

22.3 Video sharing on the Newsfeed is exactly the same as when a member posts a photo or text onto the Newsfeed the Lynx that they are lynxed to can see the videos, if the videos are not of suitable nature then they will be removed or quarantined until reviewed by the Administration and deemed fit for purpose. If a member sees a video that is not suitable then they are to contact Rig Lynx through the support option in their settings. Rig Lynx L.L.C. is not responsible for the offensive posts that are populated onto the members Newsfeed. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions of use if there are any other questions.

 

23. Messaging

 

23.1 Rig Lynx give the user the ability to message other Lynx, just like a typical messaging platform the member has the ability to find other members, write and send messages in a private forum. The use of the messaging option as well as sending or receiving attachments is an “at will” function, a member can choose to answer messages or not deemed at their discretion. Answering, reading, copying, transposing either it be by means of digital or paper of any message sent or received is “at will” and Rig Lynx L.L.C. is not held liable for any messages that are offensive. If a member finds a message offensive, then they are to report the message to our support function in their settings immediately.

 

24. Notifications

 

24.1 Rig Lynx is designed so that the member is kept aware of information that is centered around their profile, newsfeed and messaging options. The member has the ability to turn off these notifications in their setting by turning the “in app notification” to off if they do not want to be disturbed while inside the application.

 

25. Lynx Energy

 

25.1 Rig Lynx has cumulated a database of thousands of companies, this is designed to help people in the industry find services in remote parts of the world as well as reaching out to foreign companies if there is a need for a particular service. The data that is assimilated here is owned by their respective owners either it be through website detail submission or general contact information that can be found on the internet publicly.

 

26. Lynx Location

 

26.1 As the world is ever changing, Rig Lynx L.L.C. has developed an interactive map that can be populated with location pins for either drilling rig locations or company locations as seen fit by the members. The use of this is warranted by double confirmation, hence when a member wants to pin a location, they send the request to two additional Rig Lynx members to be verified as correct. Once their chosen Lynx have verified the pins are correct then they will be placed onto the map by the application accordingly. Rig Lynx L.L.C. does not own or distribute business location or information for profit, this is an “at will” service that is being provided to the members of the application and is used to make finding service solutions easier for the members.

 

27. Paid Membership

 

27.1 With a reoccurring monthly subscription, members will have access to all options and abilities that Rig Lynx has to offer, upon completion of their trial membership they will be given the opportunity to move to the paid version of the application. If they choose not to use the paid version of the application, then some of the applications features will be disabled or reduced in capacity.

 

28. Free Membership After Trial Period

 

28.1 As this is a “software as a service” certain functions will become decapacitated or reduced performance after the free trial has ended. The details of your membership will be inside of the application but are listed here for easy reference:

 

28.2 The following functions will operate the same either free or premium membership:

 

Notifications

Unique Identification

 

28.3 The following functions will be removed after the free trial has ended:

 

Resume Upload

Discreet Hiring Mode

Newsfeed Profile Markers

Facebook Group

Message Attachments

Job Foundry

Access to Premium Material Posted on Rig Lynx Website

 

28.4 The following functions will be available from free tier to free tier member, this means that only free membership will allow these functions to other free members on the platform, the reduced capabilities or use of these toward premium subscribers is inhibited to create a better user experience for the premium subscribers, the free member will be prompted when use of these selected features to upgrade membership to receive full benefits of the platform and to join the user experience at a premium level:

 

Newsfeed Post Ratings

Newsfeed Access

Messaging

Tagging

 

28.5 The following function will be reduced to 10 secs:

 

Video Upload Length

 

28.6 The following functions will be available to free members with optional in app purchases:

 

Messaging

Favorite Functionality

Lynx Founder

Lynx Energy

Lynx Location

 

29. Changes to Terms

 

29.1 Rig Lynx L.L.C. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which the application and https://riglynx.com is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion. By continuing to access or use our Service after any revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, you are no longer authorized to use the Service. Rig Lynx L.L.C. encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.

 

30. Contact Us

 

Rig Lynx welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:

 

Rig Lynx L.L.C.

Houston, Texas

info@riglynx.com

800-305-9757

 

Effective as of January 4, 2020