Updated August 27 2017
This Agreement governs your use of Atlantic's services ("Services"). Our Services include:
Registered Agent service, Compliance Monitoring, Incorporation, Document Preparation, Mail Forwarding, and Virtual Office service.
Your access to washington.biz and registeredagent.io (the "Websites"), use of these Websites and/or Services offered by Atlantic is subject exclusively to this Agreement. You will not use the Websites or Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this Agreement. By placing an order for service, accessing the Websites and/or using the Services offered by Atlantic, you are fully accepting the terms, conditions and disclaimers contained in this Agreement. If you do not accept this Agreement you must immediately stop using the Websites and do not purchase, subscribe to or use Services in any way.
2 SERVICE FEES AND PRICING
The current fees and pricing associated with the Services we provide is detailed below.
Registered Agent - $50 per year, recurring.
Corporate Formation - $100, a one-time fee.
Virtual Office - $95 monthly, recurring.
Document Preparation - $0 (for existing customers)
Compliance Monitoring - $0 (included with Registered Agent service)
Registered Agent cancellation without dissolving or electing another agent - $20
Registered Agent cancellation after dissolving or electing another agent - $0
2.1 REGISTERED AGENT AGREEMENT
By completing an order for Registered Agent Service you agree and declare that the individual completing the order for service is currently an authorized officer, director, member or manager and is/are authorized to place an order on behalf of the business name on your order. As an authorized officer, director, member or manager of the business placing an order for service, you hereby authorize Atlantic and its authorized employee(s), agent(s) or representative(s) to complete, file and update entity and registered agent information as necessary by filing a paper form or electronic Statement of Change for Registered Agent or Office with the State of Washington, Secretary of State. If any document is requested to be created, prepared or filed, you also authorize Atlantic to prepare and/or file the document on behalf of your business as necessary to complete your request.
2.2 CANCELLATION POLICY
There are two ways to cancel your recurring subscription for Registered Agent or Virtual Office service:
1. Send an e-mail requesting cancellation before the Next Billing Date shown on your latest invoice to email@example.com
- or -
2. Mail a letter requesting cancellation using Certified, Return-Receipt First-Class Mail before the Next Billing Date shown on your latest invoice to:
ATLANTIC CORPORATE SERVICES LLC
PO BOX 1327
GRAHAM, WA 98338-1327
By cancelling service you agree and understand that Atlantic has no further obligation or responsibility to perform any duty or service for any individual or entity name listed on your account from the date of cancellation and that all received items will be marked return to sender or unknown addressee. Requests of cancellation sent by Certified Mail, Return Receipt are effective on the date of delivery to Atlantic.
2.3 PRICE MATCH POLICY
We will match the annual recurring subscription pricing for Registered Agent or Virtual Office service of any competitor offering similar Services in any area that we also provide service.
To submit a price match request, please send an e-mail with the URL of the competitor to firstname.lastname@example.org within 30 days of new account creation.
2.4 IDENTITY PROTECTION
We are working with McAfee Secure, aka McAfee.com, Inc. and TrustedSite to offer our customers a free Identity Protection benefit on approved orders. By completing an order you hereby authorize Atlantic and its authorized employee(s), agent(s) or representative(s) to provide and/or release your first and last name, e-mail address and order information to McAfee SECURE, a third party, to provide you with a Free Identity Protection service for 90 days. Eligible orders will receive a free identity protection service activation e-mail within an hour after placing an approved order for service. Click the activate button in the e-mail you receive from McAfee SECURE to activate this free benefit. Click Here to learn more about this free benefit to our customers.
2.5 CORPORATIONS SEARCH
This data is provided for informational purposes only. Legal certification can be obtained only through the Office of the Secretary of State. You agree and understand that all searches performed and all data obtained from the corporations search on this site is/are for personal, non-commercial use only.
3 GENERAL TERMS
Atlantic is not responsible for any failures or delays in performing Services that are due to events outside Atlantic's reasonable control.
In carrying out its obligations Atlantic may, at its discretion and solely for the purposes of monitoring the quality of Atlantic’s response, record part or all of the calls between you and Atlantic.
The terms of this Agreement, including the original Invoice for any Services prevail over any conflicting, additional, or other terms of any sales invoice or other document, and constitute your and Atlantic’s entire understanding with respect to the Agreement.
4 SERVICES LIMITS
You authorize all bulk mail, advertisements and flyers received to be disposed of. You understand and agree that these items will not be scanned or forwarded.
Registered Agent: No Incoming Mail Limit, No postage fees.
Virtual Office: No Incoming Mail Limit, No postage fees.
Registered Agent service subscribers may not use the agent address provided for general correspondence or as your corporate address. Registered agent forwarding is for receiving important documents from the state and to forward service of process. Customers who want all mail forwarded please use our virtual office service which does not have this limitation.
Note: Letters and letter envelopes do not incur postage fees. Our customers do not typically receive packages. Packages received are invoiced at the rate of postage when received and forwarded via the most affordable method, usually UPS Ground, USPS Priority Mail or USPS First-Class Mail. You agree to pay additional postage fees for packages received within 7 business days as shown on the invoice that you will receive via electronic mail or via first-class mail.
4.1 INCOMING ITEM(S)
You hereby authorize Atlantic and its authorized employee(s), agent(s) or representative(s) to open, scan and forward items received on behalf of your business or other name listed on your account. Upon receipt of a notice, letter, demand or other item, we will open the envelope or package to determine the proper intended recipient, scan to PDF, before forwarding the enclosed item to the shipping address you have on file. The original packaging (the original envelope) is securely discarded unless directed otherwise by submitted a request by e-mail.
4.2 REFUSAL AND TERMINATION We reserve the right to refuse or terminate service to anyone or any entity at any time, for any reason.
4.3 SALES ARE FINAL All sales and subscriptions of any products or services offered by Atlantic are final and non-refundable.
5 SUBSCRIPTION RENEWAL
Some services renew monthly (virtual office) or annually (registered agent). We will submit periodic charges for subscription-based paid services (e.g., annual or monthly fee) after your first order without obtaining any further authorization from you, until you provide prior notice (receipt of which is confirmed by us) that you have terminated this authorization. It is to be understood that registered agent service and virtual office service renew automatically for each period using the billing information you have on file. You can change your payment method at any time by logging into your online account and click Update Billing. Such notice will not affect charges submitted before we reasonably could act. Update your payment method online in your account or to terminate future recurring billing authorization send an e-mail to us at email@example.com and let us know you need assistance updating your payment method or to request termination of your existing authorization.
Credit card details are kept secure using SSL technology via our payment processing service and/or merchant account ChargeBee and Stripe. Recurring payments are made using the card number provided upon signup. Customers may login to the customer portal at any time to update billing information, cancel, modify, add and/or upgrade services; and view/print invoices.
6 LEGAL ADVICE
The contents of the Websites and the Services provided by Atlantic do not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon in making or refraining from making, any decision. You should consult with an attorney or legal professional regarding any important matter. All material contained on the Websites and Services provided by Atlantic are provided without any or warranty of any kind. You use any material at your own discretion.
7 CHANGE OF USE
Atlantic reserves the right to:
- change or remove (temporarily or permanently) the Websites or any part of it or any product or service without notice and you confirm that Atlantic shall not be liable to you for any such change or removal and,
- change these Terms and Conditions at any time, and your continued use of any service (including Registered Agent and Virtual Office service) and the Websites following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change.
8 LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Websites and other materials provided may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.
9 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
All copyright, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in the Websites and its content (including without limitation the Website design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the Website) are owned by or licensed to or otherwise used as permitted by law.
Atlantic Corporate Services (USPTO Registration 5072208, Serial 86930213, Nov. 01 2016 ) and Atlantic Registered Agent (USPTO Registration 5072209, Serial 86930224, Nov. 01 2016 ) are registered trademarks of Atlantic Corporate Services LLC.
The Websites are protected by US Copyright Law. Copyright © 2016-2017 Atlantic Corporate Services LLC
10 LINKS TO AND FROM OTHER WEBSITES
Throughout our Websites you may find links to third party websites. The provision of a link to such a website does not mean that we endorse that website. If you visit any website via a link on our Websites you do so at your own risk.
11 DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The Websites and all Services offered by Atlantic is/are provided on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
To the extent permitted by law, Atlantic will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of services offered or with the use of the Websites.
Atlantic makes no warranty that the functionality of the Websites or Services offered will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive.
You agree to indemnify and hold Atlantic and its employees and agents harmless from and against all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses in relation to any claims or actions brought against arising out of any breach by you of this Agreement or other liabilities arising out of your use of any product or service offered or the use of the Websites.
If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Agreement shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
If you breach this Agreement and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach this Agreement.
15 MAXIMUM LIABILITY
The maximum liability of Atlantic and its Directors, Members, Managers, Officers, Employees, Representatives, Affiliates and Agents to you in respect of any breach of this Agreement or otherwise in respect of your use of any Services or the Websites, will be the amount you have paid for one month of any Services and if you have not paid Atlantic any amount for any Services, will be the amount of US $1 (one US dollar) where you breach this Agreement.
Some states and jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you.
16 GOVERNING LAW
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Washington and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Washington State courts.
All correspondence related to this Agreement shall be made in writing by sending a Certified Letter, Return Receipt using USPS First-Class Mail to:
ATLANTIC CORPORATE SERVICES LLC
PO BOX 1327
GRAHAM, WA 98338-1327
Additional Contact Information
Toll-Free Phone: +1 (800) 819-2250
Toll-Free Fax: +1 (800) 819-2130
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