TERMS OF SERVICE
By activating your account and using the Venus Concierge Services, you agree to all of the terms and conditions of this Venus Concierge Services Usage Agreement (“Usage Agreement”). If you do not agree with any of the terms or conditions contained herein, please do not use Venus Concierge Services. Venus Concierge Services reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Usage Agreement or the terms or conditions contained herein at any time. Changes to the agreement will be periodically made and included in a new “Usage Agreement” which will be posted in replacement of the old “Usage Agreement”. Your continued use of Venus Concierge Services following the posting of any changes will mean that you have accepted the changes.
All weekly, bi-weekly, monthly membership packages and à la carte service and hourly services must be paid for up front by personal check, money order or credit card. We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Any rates listed by Venus Concierge Services, are for services rendered directly by Venus Concierge Services and do not include charges for third party vendors, or merchandise purchased to complete the request. One hour minimum on all services requested with billing then being charged in 15 minute increments. We can provide services to you 24/7, however, Venus Concierge customer’s support hours are 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Monday through Friday. Services requested outside of normal business hours and/or on holidays may be subject to additional fees.
Third Party Expenses
At the User’s request, VenusConcierge Services may purchase items either over the Internet or on the phone with third party vendors with the User’s credit card. In the event that the User initially wants Venus Concierge to make purchases for the User, the User will be asked for a credit card to be used for those charges. Such authorization may be either orally or in writing. All requests made by phone must be by approved via, email, fax, or other written authorization. VC shall not purchase any item on behalf of the client from a third party unless first authorized to do so by the client. Venus Concierge Services does not warrant or stand behind any purchases made on the User’s behalf. Venus Concierge Services is merely acting to facilitate the purchase and all disputes with charges need to be addressed to your Credit Card Company or merchant. All invoices, shipping information, etc. will be sent directly to Users email address for vendor. If Venus Concierge Services agrees to make a credit card purchase in behalf of the client (i.e. not made directly with the client’s credit card), Venus Concierge Services reserves the right to charge a convenience fee 2.9% plus 30 cents per transaction.
Hourly rate for A la cart errand running begins from the time the home manager is dispatched until the requested task is completed. Travel Mileage is currently billable at $.55 per mile. (Please note mileage rates are subject to change based upon the IRS designated compensation rate.) Areas of service include Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties.
All hours for monthly membership plans must be used within 90 days of the first hour used. Hours not used within 90 days will not be refunded or rolled over to the following month after expiring the 90 days.
Services canceled without prior notice may result in the full price of service being charged.
Access to Property
If the task requested by the client requires access to a business or residence, arrangements must be made to allow Venus Concierge Services access to the property. If, for any reason, Venus Concierge Services cannot gain access, the full charge will be assessed to the client. Clients may choose an option of a key safe to arrange for service access or arranging for key pick up and drop off if the client is not available.
Concierge services are for providing you with informational driven services, limited to virtual telephone oriented, email or online tasks. Our consultants will not physically provide any work such as pick-ups, mailings, drop offs, or any ERRAND SERVICES. Errand services (see below) are available at an hourly rate or a per-request rate and only and only in available areas. Refer to the “Freedom Option” subscriptions for a bundle services. In addition, concierge requests do not include providing any secretarial services such checking email, creating spreadsheets or placing postings online. Other than that, we can find, research, book, call, remind, order online and do just about everything else you’d like for us to do on your behalf.
Errand running services include all personal assistant services that involve personal errand running, on location and cannot be handled over the phone or Internet. For requests beyond what is covered by concierge requests, the charge will be billed hourly or on a per request basis. Concierge Consultants are always based in our home office location in Hollywood, Florida but it is not guaranteed that you will speak with or deal with the same concierge consultant each time you place a request. Concierge specialists will do their best possible to provide you with the information or task at hand. However, there will be circumstances where such information or unusual requests are not fulfilled and Venus Concierge Services will not be held accountable, liable or financially responsible for any inaccurate information provided.
On monthly subscriptions you will be billed 1 day prior to the beginning of your membership cycle each month automatically. Weekly and Bi-weekly subscriptions are paid in advance automatically on Friday for the following subscription cycle. Your subscription will renew automatically once you purchase your membership online and agree to these terms. Please note that your membership will begin from the date you signed up and automatically renew in 30 days. Memberships are not set to renew at the beginning or ending of each month, rather they begin on the day that you activate your membership. Please make sure that you provide a credit card that you plan on keeping, that you have the appropriate billing address information for and that you plan on using for our charges. Unused credits and requests DO NOT ROLL OVER. If clients utilize additional hours over their monthly membership package, they can either choose to purchase à la carte hours or upgrade to another package.
Base on your subscription cycle a cancellation notice is required prior to the next billing cycle. If your subscription is monthly, a thirty day notice is required and can be made by email. If your subscription is weekly a week notice is advance is required. Cancellations of monthly memberships are subject to review and must be requested in writing prior to the next billing cycle. Should you cancel any time after the 1st day of your renewed membership cycle, you will be billed for that month. For any reason, if you want to terminate your account, please email us at info@Venusconcierge.com for further instructions on how to cancel your membership.
Your membership will automatically renew weekly/bi-weekly/monthly and you will be automatically billed. You will not be notified of the renewal. Therefore, you consent and allow Venus Concierge to charge your card each month without contacting you in any way, unless you notify us to cancel your account. You can upgrade / downgrade your account based upon your usage at any time. You are eligible to upgrade or downgrade your account after 15 days have passed since your membership had last renewed. For upgrading you will pay the portion of the new membership, minus the portion you paid for your lower grade membership.
By agreeing to our terms, you realize that there are inherent limitations to the services we are to provide. We will not make illegal purchases on your behalf or represent you in any unlawful or illegal way. For purchases made on your behalf, Venus Concierge nor its employees, representatives, and or contractors will be held accountable for returns, refunds, or guarantees on behalf of the products or services you are purchasing. We will take all the precautions necessary to protect your information, but we will not be held responsible or accountable or liable for any reason whatsoever should your information become exposed or if you are not pleased with the products or services you approved for us to charge on your behalf. Concierge operators will also not lie on your behalf for any reason or be involved or responsible for any of your personal, business, financial or other actions. Our operators will not honor fraudulent outbound calling, money collections, prank calling or other illegal activities. Time Limitations – Please keep in mind that to better service all of our clients we would appreciate your prompt inquires. Operators will not remain on hold for long periods of time, or provide in depth research with concierge requests. If that is desired, we can perform that task at an hourly or per-request rate. We anticipate that most concierge request calls will commence from beginning to end in approximately 2-4 minutes. If required we will divide the requests 20 minutes = 1 credit. In addition, for ASAP requests, we advise that you make such requests via telephone.
Refunds – There will be no refunds for services that are rendered. As mentioned above, to cancel monthly membership plans we must be notified in writing one month in advance. The current month will be billed for services accordingly, whereas the following month will not. Credits will be refunded only if there was an error committed by a Concierge consultant. In that case, please notify our office that they had provided you with the wrong information and they will then provide you with the correct information and credit your account by 1. There will also be no refunds for purchases made on your behalf. When you ask for our representatives to make purchases on your behalf, we will not be held accountable should the product or service you are purchasing not meet the expectations you had in mind. Please review on your own, all refund and exchange policies with the service providers you intend for us to make purchases on your behalf, PRIOR to asking that we make any purchases for you. We will not be held accountable, liable or responsible in any way for purchases on your behalf that are lost during shipping, tickets arriving late, goods damaged in the mail, etc. We will make purchases on your behalf simply to save you time, but will not be responsible for the goods or services we are purchasing.
Travel Arrangements – Travel Arrangements are also offered as part of our services. Venus Concierge Services will try to find you the best deal for air travel, hotel accommodations, limo services, etc. We will not be responsible any way and do not represent the quality or vouching of any of these service providers. As the customer, you are accountable for the final selection of your destination or service provider. If you are not pleased with any services referred to by our operators, please contact the service provider rather than Venus Concierge. Once we place make a purchase or place an order for flights, hotels, or any other travel related services, we will not be held responsible for any refunds or disputes. It will be your responsibility to inquire upon any cancellation rules prior to booking and dispute any concerns you have directly with the service provider. Venus Concierge will not refund, credit or be held responsible whatsoever for any travel related purchases.
Text Messaging – from time to time, an Operator may offer to text you the information you are looking for. Whether you are looking for movie times, directions or a telephone number, we’ll send you a text message. You agree that by saying yes to receiving the text message, you may be charged by your cell phone company. Venus Concierge will not reimburse or be responsible for your text message charges.
Gift Memberships – If you were provided with a Gift Membership it is required that you activate your membership within 12 months from the date of purchase. If you have not activated your membership in less than 12 months from receiving your gift membership, you will not be eligible for use of our service. Please note that your gift membership will expire within a predetermined period of time. You must utilize our service during this ACTIVE period of time as unused requests will not be made available for use or refunded whatsoever upon expiration. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
Venus Concierge knows how important privacy is to you and is committed to honoring your privacy. All personal and credit card information obtained is gathered for the purpose of providing concierge services and billing the client for services rendered. At no time, will the collected information be disclosed to a third party, except for the purpose of completing the client’s financial obligation to Venus Concierge.
Limitation of Liability
In no event will Venus Concierge, any of its partners, providers, affiliates, including their respective officers, directors, employees or representatives, be liable for any indirect, incidental, compensatory or punitive damages or damages resulting from loss of profits, lost data or business interruption arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of use of the service. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Venus Concierge Services, its service providers, and each of their subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, beneficiaries, members, partners, employees, consultants, attorneys and agents and their respective successors and assigns, if any, (collectively the “Indemnified Parties”) from and against all claims, actions, losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, attorneys’ fees and costs) arising from or relating to your use of the Services . Recommendations of third party vendors are at your own risk and Venus Concierge Services shall not be held responsible for any dissatisfaction from any service or merchandise. The decision to use any third party service vendor is totally your own, and is only a recommendation by us and holds no guarantees for satisfaction. Complaints, refunds, etc. should be directed to the specific vendor and not to Venus Concierge Services. The concierges’ comments and recommendations presented are based on research and opinions collected by the concierges, and are subject to change at any time. In addition, all responses will be provided based upon REASONABLE research and efforts on behalf of our staff. We do not recommend utilizing our services for financial, legal, tax or other sensitive matters. We use all reasonable endeavors to monitor the goods and/or services provided by our service partners but we cannot accept responsibility for any loss, liability or cost incurred by you as a result of any acts or omissions of service partners nor can we guarantee the accuracy of information supplied to you by service partners. No guarantees can be given on behalf of any service partners. You shall require seeking compensation for any loss or damage suffered directly from the service partner.
Venus Concierge Services holds the right to refuse any business it feels is unsafe and unsuitable for its employees.
All notices to a party shall be in writing and shall be made either via e-mail or U.S. mail. Notice shall be deemed given 24 hours after an e-mail that is not returned to the sender is sent, or 3 days after deposit in the U.S. mail, to you at the address provided by you upon registration and to Venus Concierge at the address set forth below.
Attn.: Chief Financial Officer
Venus Concierge Services
2719 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood Florida 33179
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