Membership Agreement

The Terms and Conditions of membership herein is a legal binding Agreement (“The Agreement”) between you/your organization (“You/Your”), and Career Path Media, LLC (“CPM”) whose mission is to help individuals uncover personal core values, critical thinking, and decision making capabilities that further improve higher education and career prospects.

You understand that the rights of membership, including the right to identify membership, begin only when you have been notified that your membership agreement has been approved by the administrator, and only for as long as you are an active member of CPM.

Membership Levels, Qualifications, Dues & Fees

CPM membership is open to select professional practitioners, authors, coaches and sponsors involved directly/indirectly with higher education and/or career development consulting and relates to all paid and non-paid membership levels of CPM including but not limited to active and non-active members, partners, associates and third party providers that respectfully observe a two year non-compete consideration beyond the date of membership termination.

Annual and/or monthly membership dues/fees terms including free and paid membership options are agreed to online at www.CareerPathMedia.com and may be updated at any time by CPM.

Membership Ethics

CPM is a professional membership organization. Your membership in CPM may include benefits that help facilitate introductions and/or interactions to other CPM members. In the event CPM receives any complaint in any manner from other CPM members or non-members such as any individual in the general public regarding your professional conduct, actions, communications and/or activities related to CPM in any way, such complaint(s) may result in immediate termination of this Agreement by CPM in its sole discretion without cause.

By applying for membership to CPM, you acknowledge that you have read and agree with the terms and conditions set forth herein.

Membership Term & Termination

This agreement is applicable for the term of Your membership. This shall be the term beginning after you have been notified that your membership agreement has been approved by an officiating Career Path Media. LLC (CPM) administrator, and ending on termination, expiration or cancellation of Your membership in CPM or any earlier termination of this Agreement by CPM (“Term”).

Unless terminated as provided herein, this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect, renewing annually, at the beginning of each fiscal year of CPM’s acceptance of Your membership.

You shall be obligated to pay dues, assessments, or fees which accrued prior to the effective date of termination, expiration or cancellation as may be automated through separate third party credit card processing providers and banking terms.

This Agreement shall be suspended upon the suspension of Your CPM membership.

CPM shall have the right, in its complete and sole discretion, to terminate the Agreement if You fail to comply with the terms and conditions of the Agreement and as such, breach this Agreement.

CPM shall not be responsible for a refund of any fees and charges paid by the member prior to termination of this Agreement. Annual membership fees paid to ALMC are non-refundable and are understood as funds being used to sponsor CPM initiatives which may return no benefit or benefits of membership to the paying member regardless of stated intentions of membership. 

You may terminate this Agreement at any time, however, PMC shall not be responsible at any time for a refund of any fees and charges paid by the member prior to termination of this Agreement.

Payment of Dues/Fees

You shall pay dues, fees and other assessments applicable to Your level of membership, as established from time to time by CPM.

CPM may establish reasonable additional fees or charges for participation in meetings, conferences and events that include other benefits of membership. You shall bear Your own costs and expenses for participation in CPM meetings such as ticketed event registration, travel, lodging, meals, entertainment, employee compensation, incidental expenses and more.

Shared Remuneration

CPM members who are issued a Discount Code (Coupon Code) are entitled to 50 percent of the net Coupon Code earnings generated from CPM Consulting Services and payable at least monthly so as long as the Coupon Code holder is an active member of CPM in good standing with CPM and the net earnings generated is from the members Coupon Code is equivalent to $100.00 or more per calendar month.

Such earnings will be considered independent contractor earnings in all states and territories and such independent contractors will be personally responsible for their own individual Federal and State income tax payments reported to the CPM member on tax form 1099 MISC. 

In order to conduct payout, the member understands and agree to provide CPM with three items; (1) a valid federal tax identification number; (2) a legal name associated with the federal tax identification number; and (3) a current postal and email address.

In addition to providing a fifty percent (50%) commission rate to independent contractors, CPM offers an incentive program to members which increases the members commission percentage to sixty percent (60%) after producing $60,000 in gross consulting service sales, and seventy percent (70%) after producing $120,000 in gross consulting service sales and remains at a seventy percent payout so as long as the member is in good standing with CPM.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Career Path Media (CPM) affirms support for the goals of equal opportunity and affirmative action as identified in state and federal law. Career Path Media, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and career consulting service provider.

As set forth in the Prohibition of Discrimination, Harassment and Related Interpersonal Violence Policy (No. 2-004.1) (Nondiscrimination Policy), CPM prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, non-religion, age, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy and parental status), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability (including learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and past or present history of mental illness), political affiliations, veteran’s status (as protected under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistant Act), or membership in any other protected classes as set forth in state or federal law in all its programs and activities. CPM prohibits discrimination with respect to all terms and conditions of employment and in all of its educational programs, activities, services, and related opportunities.

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Career Path Media, LLC encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. CPM's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: https://careerpathmedia.com/p/equal-opportunity-statement

Affirmative Action

BY JOINING CPM ONLINE, ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING AND ACTIVE CPM ACCOUNT, YOU ARE TAKING AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION TO SIGNIFY THAT YOU ARE ENTERING INTO A LEGAL AGREEMENT AND AFFIRMATIVELY AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THE AGREEMENT AS SET FORTH BELOW INCLUDING THOSE ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS MAY BE STIPULATED IN ANY REFERENCED OR ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTATION. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THE AGREEMENT, DO NOT JOIN CPM.

License to Identify Membership

During the Term of this Agreement, CPM grants You a nonexclusive, non-assignable and non-transferable limited license to use the CPM Trademarks in the following printed media whether as printed or “online” materials and electronic broadcast media: newspapers, periodicals, billboards, posters, direct mail, flyers, yellow pages or other directory advertising, telephone, television or radio spots, business cards, stationary, invoices, facsimile cover sheets and other standard business documents for the limited purpose of conveying notice of Your membership in CPM.

You agree that the Career Path Media name and logo may not be otherwise used, copied, reproduced or altered in any manner.

Nothing in this Agreement, or in Your use of the CPM Name, will give You any right whatsoever in the CPM Name, or in any similar marks, beyond the right granted in this Agreement.

Upon any termination, expiration, cancellation or suspension of Your membership or the Term of this Agreement, You shall discontinue all use of the CPM Name and/or trademarks.

Furthermore, CPM has an absolute right to terminate, cancel, suspend or withdraw Your license at any time.

The CPM Name and Logo may not be used in any way as to represent approval by CPM of the content of media without prior written permission from CPM. A copy of any proposed media must accompany all requests for permission which can be requested by emailing CPM.

The CPM Name and Logo may not be used in any way as to represent an endorsement or certification by CPM of any product or service offered by You.

Nothing in this Agreement or in Your use of the CPM Name and/or Logo shall confer any endorsement or approval of Your products or services or of You.

The CPM Name and/or Logo are the licensed property of the Career Path Media, LLC and may only be used by an active member of CPM during that member’s period of membership.

You may display the CPM Name anywhere on Your website at Your primary internet domain name in a manner that promotes your membership in CPM so as long as the display includes a link back to CareerPathMeida.com for public access to CPM’s program catalog.

Your online use of the CPM Name and/or Logo will be linked at a minimum from the most prominent reference to the CPM Name and/or Logo on the respective page on the CPM website at CareerPathMedia.com (or such other address as shall be established).

The CPM Name and/or Logo are protected by trademark and copyright laws and international trademark and copyright treaties, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties and contain intellectual property exclusive to CPM.

All right, interest, title to, and ownership and intellectual property rights in, the CPM Name and/or Logo and all copies remain with CPM.

All interaction CPM partners, affiliates, contactors, third party providers, members, customers and sponsors are solely at your own risk.

You are expressly prohibited from utilizing the CPM Name and/or Logo for any purpose not permitted in this agreement, including copying the CPM Name and/ or Logo, other than to make a single copy of the name and/or Logo in machine-readable format for back-up or archival purposes.

You are permitted to make such copies for Your internal use only. You may not modify the CPM Name and/or Logo or create derivative works based upon the CPM Name and/or Logo or any part of the CPM Name and/or Logo.

You may not distribute copies of the CPM Name and/or Logo to third parties. You must comply with all applicable laws regarding the use of the CPM Name and/or Logo. CPM reserves all rights not expressly granted.

This Site at CareerPathMedia.com is intended to provide users with general information. We do not recommend or endorse any specific professionals, tests, products, services, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site. Reliance on any information provided by us, our employees, others appearing on Site at our invitation or other visitors to the Site is solely at your own risk.

Limitation of Liability

You agree that You will not sue CPM for injunctive relief or for any damages on any matter concerning the subject matter of this Agreement.

In no event shall CPM or any of CPM company officers. employees, staff, volunteers or independent contractors be liable to You or any other for any damages of any type as a consequence of Your actions pursuant to this Agreement, whether such actions are authorized or unauthorized pursuant to the terms of this Agreement.

In no event shall you solicit or request any amount or investment capital, secured or unsecured lending, advance commission, crowdfunding, personal or business loan, donation, or any other type of monetary credit or capital gain for any reason from CPM or any CPM company officer, staff, associate, member or member family member who is not specifically licensed and actively working in the business of banking, finance, investment and/or lending through any state regulatory authority.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT SHALL CPM OR ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE TO MEMBER FOR ATTORNEY FEES OR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Jurisdiction

If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, all other provisions shall remain valid, unless such validity would frustrate the purpose of this Agreement, and this Agreement shall be enforced to the full extent allowable under applicable laws of the state of Florida, United States and a substitute, valid, and enforceable provision most nearly reflecting the original intent shall be developed in place of the invalid provision.

No modification to this Agreement is binding, unless in writing.

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed under, and the legal relations among the parties hereto shall be determined in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida excluding conflict-of-law principles that would cause the application of the laws of any other jurisdiction.

This Agreement is the entire Agreement between You and CPM relating to the subject matter herein and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous oral or written communications, proposals, and representations with respect to its subject matter except for the Bylaws which are themselves integrated into this Agreement.

CPM reserves the right to change this Agreement and/or its terms at any time and may eliminate the license granted herein with respect to You individually or all members collectively at any time.

Any change to this Agreement and/or its terms shall be effective as of the date of posting to the website of CPM at CareerPathMedia.com or actual notice to You, whichever is earlier.

As a member of CPM, you agree to the terms of CPM’s online Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Questions

You can contact us with any questions or requests relating to these Membership Terms by writing us at CAREER PATH MEDIA, C/O WF GREENBERG & COMPANY, 17888 67TH COURT NORTH, LOXAHATCHEE, FL 33470

Revised: August 17, 2021