Terms of Use for Vell.com, Digital Presence and/or Assets

Last Update Date: May 12, 2017

Please note:

  1. Website, digital presence and / or digital assets are terms used interchangeably. Each term is to mean to mean all three.
  2. Vell Executive Search, Vell & Associates, Inc, or Vell refer to the entity Vell & Associates, Inc. and the terms are used interchangeably to mean the same entity.

Vell & Associates, Inc. (also referred to as  “Vell Executive Search” or “Vell”) has a number of digital presence s  and digital presence, that includes www.vell.com  (“digital presence”). Our digital presence mainly provides digital access to information regarding Vell Products and Services. 

By using our digital presence and/ or  assets, you agree to the  terms and conditions set here by Vell Executive Search (Vell& Associates, Inc.). By accessing, reading and using this digital presence and/or assets you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the terms which follow and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this digital presence. It may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Information on this digital presence  may be technically inaccurate or have errors. Be aware that Vell & Associates, Inc.  may, in their sole discretion and without notice, revise these terms at any time.

Copyrights and use of digital presence content

The copyright in all materials provided on this digital presence/ asset is held by Vell Executive Search or by the original creator of the material. All rights not expressly granted are reserved. Permission is granted to download and distribute material from this digital presence under four conditions: (1) It may not be sold. (2) It may not be altered or changed in any way without prior written permission. (3) Vell Executive Search must clearly be identified as the source (4) All copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the material must be retained. You may not "mirror" any material contained on our digital presence without the express written permission of Vell Executive Search. You agree not to modify, reformat, copy, reproduce, display, distribute, repost, transmit, publish, license, sell, rent, transfer, or create derivative works from any Content or information obtained from our Digital Presence and / or assets or the Service, except as expressly permitted by the Terms of Use. You may not mirror or frame any of our pages. All written content on this digital presence is the exclusive property of Vell Executive Search, unless otherwise noted. The design of our digital presence and/or assets, including fonts, graphics, logos, icons, and images and the selection and arrangement thereof, are copyrighted by Vell Executive Search. The usage and rights are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

The authors´ moral rights are asserted.     

Hyperlinking and Third Party Digital presence, Digital Presence and/or Assets

Vell Executive Search makes no representations whatsoever about any other digital presence  which may be accessed through this one. When you access a non- Vell Executive Search digital presence or websites, please understand that it is independent from us, and that Vell Executive Search has no control over the content on that digital presence/ website, even if we provide information or services to the owner of that digital presence . In addition, a link or referral to a web site does not mean that we endorse or accept any responsibility for the content or the use of such web site. In fact, we disclaim any and all liability and responsibility for such content. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.

Trademarks

The trademarks, service marks, designs and logos (collectively, the "Trademarks") used and displayed on this digital presence/website  are registered and unregistered Trademarks of Vell Executive Search. Other trademarks, service marks and trade names may be owned by others. Nothing on our website or digital presence or assets  his should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark or any other intellectual property of Vell & Associates, Inc. including the names used by Vell & Associates, Inc.  displayed on this digital presence without prior written permission from, Vell & Associates, Inc.

User Postings

You acknowledge and agree that Vell Executive Search shall have the unrestricted right to use, publish, in electronic form and otherwise, distribute and exploit any and all information that you post or otherwise publish on this digital presence  ("submissions" - specifically including those comments in the blog). You hereby waive any and all claims against Vell Executive Search for any alleged or actual infringements of any rights of privacy or publicity, moral rights, rights of attribution or any other intellectual property rights in connection with the use and publication of such submissions on this digital presence. Vell Executive Search do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any submissions displayed, uploaded, posted on any message board, or otherwise distributed through this digital presence by any user of this website, information provider or any other third party.  Vell Executive Search expressly disclaims all liability related to submissions, and you acknowledge that any reliance upon such submissions shall be at your sole option, liability and risk. You covenant that you shall not post or otherwise publish on the digital presence  any materials that: (i) are threatening, libelous, defamatory, or obscene; (ii) would constitute, or that encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate law; (iii) infringe the intellectual property, privacy, or other rights of any third parties; (iv) contain a computer virus or other destructive element; (v) contain advertising; or (vi) constitute or contain false or misleading statements. Vell Executive Search in its sole discretion reserve the right to refuse to post and the right to remove any information or submission from this digital presence, in whole or in part, for any reason.

No Services, Endorsement or Professional Consultation

There may be delays, omissions or inaccuracies in information obtained through your use of this website. The information on the website is provided to you with the understanding that provision of this information to you does not constitute the rendering of investment, consulting, legal, accounting, tax, career or other advice or services. Information on this website should not be relied upon for making business, investment or other decisions or used as a substitute for consultation with professional advisors. Moreover, Vell & Associates, Inc. do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed, uploaded, downloaded or distributed through this website by Vell Executive Search, any user, information provider or any other person or entity. You acknowledge that any reliance upon such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum, or information shall be at your sole option, liability and risk. Moreover, Vell Executive Search do not grant any license or other authorization to you to use this digital presence  in any manner if such use in whole or in part suggests that Bridges promotes or endorses a third party's causes, ideas, political campaigns, political views, web sites, products or services.

Access to our Website/ Digital Presence

Vell Executive Search  may alter, suspend or discontinue this website or parts of it, and your access to use this website at any time for any reason without notice or liability to you or any third party. This digital presence / website may become unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment or for other reasons and may result in damages to the user's systems or operations. The user shall be solely responsible for ensuring that any information or content obtained from this website or any other digital asset or presence does not contain any virus or other computer software code or subroutine designed to disable, erase, impair or otherwise damage the user's systems, software or data.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The Website and all materials thereon are distributed on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, Vell & Associates, Inc. disclaims all warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, specifically but without lamination. Vell & Associates, Inc. does not warrant that; (1) The information on this website / digital presence is correct, accurate or reliable; (2) the functions contained in this website or any digital presence or asset will be uninterrupted or error free; or (3) defects will be corrected or that the website or the service that makes it available are free or viruses or other harmful components; You hereby acknowledge that the use of this website or any other type of digital asset or presence is at your sole risk. If you are a California resident, you hereby wave the California civil code section 1542 which provides: “A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at he time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.”.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances shall Vell & Associates, Inc. or any of their processors, successors, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, coaches, officers, directors, shareholders, investors, employees, agents, representatives, directors, shareholders, investors, employees, agents, representatives, attorneys and their respective heirs, successors and assigns be liable for any damages including direct, incidental, punitive, special consequential or exemplary damages that directly or indirectly result from the use of, or the inability to use, this website or this information contained in this website or obtained from your use of, or the inability to use, this website or the information contained in this website, or obtained from the use of this website., even if Vell Executive Search has been advised of their possibility of such damages, in no event shall they or any of their predecessors, successors, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, coaches, officers, directors, shareholders, investors, employees, agents, representatives and attorneys and their representative heirs, successors and assigns share in any liability. Total liability devolves to you for all damages, losses and causes of action whether in contract, TORT (including, but not limited to, negligence) or otherwise exceeding $1. Some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties in which case some of the above exclusions may not apply to some users.

Indemnification

You hereby indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Vell & Associates, Inc. and all of their predecessors, successors, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, coaches, officers, directors, shareholders, investors, employees, agents, representatives and attorneys and their respective heirs, successors and assigns (collectively, the "Indemnified Parties") from and against any and all liability and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of or relating to any breach by you of this agreement or the representations, warranties, and covenants you have made by agreeing to the terms of this agreement. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any such claim. Vell Executive Search reserve the right, at their own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.

Enforcement of Terms and Conditions

This agreement is governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the State of Massachusetts, United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction resides in the courts of the State of Massachusetts.  You further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the State of Mass in connection with any dispute or claim involving B. If any part of these terms is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Infringement Notices and Takedown

Vell Executive Search prohibit the posting of any information that infringes or violates the copyright rights and/or other intellectual property rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of any person or entity. If you believe that any material contained on this digital presence infringes your copyright or other intellectual property rights, you should notify Vell Executive Search of your copyright infringement claim in accordance with the following procedure. Notices of alleged infringement that are received will be processed and appropriate action taken as required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"). The DMCA requires that notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to this digital presence 's Designated Agent, through an email copy to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To be effective, the notification must be in writing and contain the full information required by (DMCA, 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3)).  Because of heavy travel by the agent, E-Mail should also be sent to ensure the matter is attended to promptly. Vell & Associates, Inc. will remove any posted submission that infringes the copyright or other intellectual property right of any person under applicable law upon receipt of such a statement. Note that the law provides significant penalties for submitting such a statement falsely.

Entire Agreement

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Vell & Associates, Inc.  and you with respect to the subject matter of this agreement and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding that subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of this agreement will be effective only if in writing and signed by Dora Vell at Vell Executive Search.