Our mission is to connect American carpenters to allow them to be more productive and successful.
Our services are designed to promote economic opportunity for our members by enabling you and
millions of other carpenters and contractors to find each other, connect and make opportunities for each
1.1 When you use our Services you agree to all of these terms. Your use of our Services is also subject
use, share, and store your personal information.
You agree that by clicking “Join Now”, “Join CarpentersOnly”, “Sign Up” or similar, registering,
accessing or using our services (described below), you are agreeing to enter into a legally binding
contract with CarpentersOnly (even if you are using our Services on behalf of a company). If you do
not agree to this contract (“Contract” or “User Agreement”), do not click “Join Now” (or similar) and
do not access or otherwise use any of our Services. If you wish to terminate this contract, at any time
you can do so by closing your account and no longer accessing or using our Services.
This Contract applies to CarpentersOnly.com, CarpentersOnly.net, and CarpentersOnly.us,
CarpentersOnly-branded apps, and other CarpentersOnly-related sites, apps, communications and other
services that state that they are offered under this Contract (“Services”), including the offsite collection
of data for those Services, such as our ads and the “Apply with CarpentersOnly” and “Share with
CarpentersOnly” plugins. Registered users of our Services are “Members” and unregistered users are
“Visitors”. This Contract applies to both Members and Visitors.
You are entering into this Contract with CarpentersOnly (also referred to as “we” and “us”).
You are entering into this Contract with CarpentersOnly LLC (“CarpentersOnly LLC”) and CarpentersOnly LLC
will be the controller of your personal data provided to, or collected by or for, or processed in connection with
As a Visitor or Member of our Services, the collection, use and sharing of your personal data is subject to
Policy) and updates.
1.2 Members and Visitors
When you register and join the CarpentersOnly Service, you become a Member. If you have chosen not to
register for our Services, you may access certain features as a “Visito r”
material changes to it, we will provide you notice through our Services, or by other means, to provide you
the opportunity to review the changes before they become effective. We agree that changes cannot be
retroactive. If you object to any changes, you may close your account . Your continued use of our
Services after we publish or send a notice about our changes to these terms means that you are
consenting to the updated terms.
2.1 Service Eligibility
The Services are not for use by anyone under the age of 16.
To use the Services, you agree that: (1) you must be the “Minimum Age” (described below) or older; (2)
you will only have one CarpentersOnly account, which must be in your real name; and (3) you are not
already restricted by CarpentersOnly from using the Services. Creating an account with false information is
a violation of our terms, including accounts registered on behalf of others or persons under the age of 16.
“ Minimum Age” means 16 years old. However, if law requires that you must be older in order for
CarpentersOnly to lawfully provide the Services to you without parental consent (including using of your
personal data) then the Minimum Age is such older age.
2.2 Your Account
Members are account holders. You agree to: (1) try to choose a strong and secure password; (2) keep your
password secure and confidential; (3) not transfer any part of your account (e.g., connections) and (4)
follow the law and our list of Dos and Don’ts and Professional Community Policies . You are responsible
for anything that happens through your account unless you close it or report misuse.
As between you and others (including your employer), your account belongs to you. However, if the
Services were purchased by another party for you to use (e.g. Recruiter seat bought by your employer), the
party paying for such Service has the right to control access to and get reports on your use of such paid
Service; however, they do not have rights to your personal account.
If you buy any of our paid Services (“Premium Services”), you agree to pay us the applicable fees and
taxes and to additional terms specific to the paid Services. Failure to pay these fees will result in the
termination of your paid Services. Also, you agree that:
● Your purchase may be subject to foreign exchange fees or differences in prices based on location
(e.g. exchange rates).
● We may store and continue billing your payment method (e.g. credit card) even after it has expired,
to avoid interruptions in your Services and to use to pay other Services you may buy.
● If you purchase a subscription, your payment method automatically will be charged at the start of
each subscription period for the fees and taxes applicable to that period. To avoid future charges, cancel
before the renewal date. Learn how to cancel or suspend your Premium Services.
● All of your purchases of Services are subject to CarpentersOnly refund policy.
● We may calculate taxes payable by you based on the billing information that you provide us at the
time of purchase.
You can get a copy of your invoice through your CarpentersOnly account settings under “ Purchase
3. Rights and Limits
3.1 Your License to CarpentersOnly
As between you and CarpentersOnly, you own the content and information that you submit or post to the
Services, and you are only granting CarpentersOnly and our affiliates the following non-exclusive license:
A worldwide, transferable and sublicensable right to use, copy, modify, distribute, publish, and process,
information and content that you provide through our Services and the services of others, without any
further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or others. These rights are limited in the following ways:
1. You can end this license for specific content by deleting such content from the Services, or
generally by closing your account, except (a) to the extent you shared it with others as part of the Service
and they copied, re-shared it or stored it and (b) for the reasonable time it takes to remove from backup
and other systems.
2. We will not include your content in advertisements for the products and services of third parties to
others without your separate consent (including sponsored content). However, we have the right, without
payment to you or others, to serve ads near your content and information, and your social actions may be
3. We will get your consent if we want to give others the right to publish your content beyond the
Services. However, if you choose to share your post as "public", we will enable a feature that allows other
Members to embed that public post onto third-party services, and we enable search engines to make that
public content findable though their services. Learn More
4. While we may edit and make format changes to your content (such as translating it, modifying the
size, layout or file type or removing metadata), we will not modify the meaning of your expression.
5. Because you own your content and information and we only have non-exclusive rights to it, you
may choose to make it available to others, including under the terms of a Creative Commons license .
You and CarpentersOnly agree that we may access, store, process and use any information and personal
By submitting suggestions or other feedback regarding our Services to CarpentersOnly, you agree that
CarpentersOnly can use and share (but does not have to) such feedback for any purpose without
compensation to you.
You agree to only provide content or information that does not violate the law nor anyone’s rights (including
intellectual property rights). You also agree that your profile information will be truthful. CarpentersOnly
may be required by law to remove certain information or content in certain countries.
3.2 Service Availability
We may change or discontinue any of our Services. We don’t promise to store or keep showing any
information and content that you’ve posted.
CarpentersOnly is not a storage service. You agree that we have no obligation to store, maintain or provide
you a copy of any content or information that you or others provide, except to the extent required by
3.3 Other Content, Site and Apps
By using the Services, you may encounter content or information that might be inaccurate, incomplete,
delayed, misleading, illegal, offensive or otherwise harmful. CarpentersOnly generally does not review
content provided by our Members or others. You agree that we are not responsible for others’ (including
other Members’) content or information. We cannot always prevent this misuse of our Services, and you
agree that we are not responsible for any such misuse. You also acknowledge the risk that you or your
organization may be mistakenly associated with content about others when we let connections and
followers know you or your organization were mentioned in the news.
You are responsible for deciding if you want to access or use third-party apps or sites that link from our
Services. If you allow a third-party app or site to authenticate you or connect with your CarpentersOnly
account, that app or site can access information on CarpentersOnly related to you and your connections.
Third-party apps and sites have their own legal terms and privacy policies, and you may be giving others
permission to use your information in ways we would not. Except to the limited extent it may be required by
applicable law, LinkedIn is not responsible for these other sites and apps – use these at your own risk.
CarpentersOnly reserves the right to limit your use of the Services, including the number of your
connections and your ability to contact other Members. CarpentersOnly reserves the right to restrict,
suspend, or terminate your account if LinkedIn believes that you may be in breach of this Contract or law or
are misusing the Services (e.g., violating any of the Dos and Don’ts or Professional Community Policies ).
3.5 Intellectual Property and Rights
CarpentersOnly reserves all of its intellectual property rights in the Services. Using the Services does not
give you any ownership in our Services or the content or information made available through our Services.
Trademarks and logos used in connection with the Services are the trademarks of their respective owners.
CarpentersOnly logos and other CarpentersOnly trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used for
our Services are trademarks or registered trademarks of CarpentersOnly.
3.6 Automated Processing
We will use the information and data that you provide and that we have about Members to make
recommendations for connections, content and features that may be useful to you. For example, we use
data and information about you to recommend jobs to you and you to recruiters. Keeping your profile
accurate and up-to-date helps us to make these recommendations more accurate and relevant.
4. Disclaimer and Limit of Liability
4.1 No Warranty
TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED UNDER LAW, LINKEDIN AND ITS AFFILIATES (AND THOSE THAT
CARPENTERSONLY WORKS WITH TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES) (A) DISCLAIM ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES
AND REPRESENTATIONS (E.G. WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE, ACCURACY OF DATA, AND NONINFRINGEMENT); (B) DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE
SERVICES WILL FUNCTION WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR ERRORS, AND (C) PROVIDE THE SERVICE
(INCLUDING CONTENT AND INFORMATION) ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.
SOME LAWS DO NOT ALLOW CERTAIN DISCLAIMERS, SO SOME OR ALL OF THESE DISCLAIMERS MAY
NOT APPLY TO YOU.
4.2 Exclusion of Liability
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER LAW (AND UNLESS LINKEDIN HAS ENTERED INTO A SEPARATE
WRITTEN AGREEMENT THAT OVERRIDES THIS CONTRACT), CARPENTERSONLY AND ITS AFFILIATES
(AND THOSE THAT LINKEDIN WORKS WITH TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU
OR OTHERS FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR
ANY LOSS OF DATA, OPPORTUNITIES, REPUTATION, PROFITS OR REVENUES, RELATED TO THE SERVICES
(E.G. OFFENSIVE OR DEFAMATORY STATEMENTS, DOWN TIME OR LOSS, USE OF, OR CHANGES TO, YOUR
INFORMATION OR CONTENT).
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE LIABILITY OF CARPENTERSONLY AND ITS AFFILIATES (AND THOSE THAT
CARPENTERSONLY WORKS WITH TO PROVIDE THE SERVICES) EXCEED, IN THE AGGREGATE FOR ALL
CLAIMS, AN AMOUNT THAT IS THE LESSER OF (A) FIVE TIMES THE MOST RECENT MONTHLY OR
YEARLY FEE THAT YOU PAID FOR A PREMIUM SERVICE, IF ANY, OR (B) US $1000.
THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS PART OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN YOU AND
CARPENTERSONLY AND SHALL APPLY TO ALL CLAIMS OF LIABILITY (E.G. WARRANTY, TORT,
NEGLIGENCE, CONTRACT, LAW) AND EVEN IF LINKEDIN OR ITS AFFILIATES HAS BEEN TOLD OF THE
POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF THESE REMEDIES FAIL THEIR ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.
SOME LAWS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THESE LIMITS MAY NOT
APPLY TO YOU.
Both you and CarpentersOnly may terminate this Contract at any time with notice to the other. On
termination, you lose the right to access or use the Services. The following shall survive termination:
● Our rights to use and disclose your feedback;
● Members and/or Visitors’ rights to further re-share content and information you shared through the
Service to the extent copied or re-shared prior to termination;
● Sections 4, 6, 7, and 8.2 of this Contract;
● Any amounts owed by either party prior to termination remain owed after termination.
You can visit our Help Center to close your account.
6. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution
You and CarpentersOnly agree that the laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, U.S.A., shall exclusively
govern any dispute relating to this Contract and/or the Services. You and CarpentersOnly both agree that all
claims and disputes can be litigated only in the federal or state courts in Jefferson County, KY,, USA, and
you and CarpentersOnly each agree to personal jurisdiction in those courts.
7. General Terms
If a court with authority over this Contract finds any part of it unenforceable, you and we agree that the
court should modify the terms to make that part enforceable while still achieving its intent. If the court
cannot do that, you and we agree to ask the court to remove that unenforceable part and still enforce the
rest of this Contract.
To the extent allowed by law, the English language version of this Contract is binding and other translations
are for convenience only. This Contract (including additional terms that may be provided by us when you
engage with a feature of the Services) is the only agreement between us regarding the Services and
supersedes all prior agreements for the Services.
If we don't act to enforce a breach of this Contract, that does not mean that CarpentersOnly has waived its
right to enforce this Contract. You may not assign or transfer this Contract (or your membership or use of
Services) to anyone without our consent. However, you agree that CarpentersOnly may assign this Contract
to its affiliates or a party that buys it without your consent. There are no third-party beneficiaries to this
You agree that the only way to provide us legal notice is at the addresses provided in Section 10.
8. CarpentersOnly “Dos and Donts”
You agree that you will:
1. Comply with all applicable laws, including, without limitation, privacy laws, intellectual property
laws, anti-spam laws, export control laws, tax laws, and regulatory requirements;
2. Provide accurate information to us and keep it updated;
3. Use your real name on your profile; and
4. Use the Services in a professional manner.
You agree that you will not :
1. Create a false identity on CarpentersOnly, misrepresent your identity, create a Member profile for
anyone other than yourself (a real person), or use or attempt to use another’s account;
2. Develop, support or use software, devices, scripts, robots, or any other means or processes
(including crawlers, browser plugins and add-ons, or any other technology) to scrape the Services or
otherwise copy profiles and other data from the Services;
3. Override any security feature or bypass or circumvent any access controls or use limits of the
Service (such as caps on keyword searches or profile views);
4. Copy, use, disclose or distribute any information obtained from the Services, whether directly or
through third parties (such as search engines), without the consent of CarpentersOnly;
5. Disclose information that you do not have the consent to disclose (such as confidential information
of others (including your employer));
6. Violate the intellectual property rights of others, including copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade
secrets, or other proprietary rights. For example, do not copy or distribute (except through the
available sharing functionality) the posts or other content of others without their permission, which
they may give by posting under a Creative Commons license;
7. Violate the intellectual property or other rights of CarpentersOnly, including, without limitation, (i)
copying or distributing our learning videos or other materials or (ii) copying or distributing our
technology, unless it is released under open source licenses; (iii) using the word “CarpentersOnly”
or our logos in any business name, email, or URL except as provided in the Brand Guidelines ;
8. Post anything that contains software viruses, worms, or any other harmful code;
9. Reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, decipher or otherwise attempt to derive the source code
for the Services or any related technology that is not open source;
10. Imply or state that you are affiliated with or endorsed by CarpentersOnly without our express
consent (e.g., representing yourself as an accredited CarpentersOnly trainer);
11. Rent, lease, loan, trade, sell/re-sell or otherwise monetize the Services or related data or access to
the same, without CarpentersOnly’s consent;
12. Deep-link to our Services for any purpose other than to promote your profile or a Group on our
Services, without LinkedIn’s consent;
13. Use bots or other automated methods to access the Services, add or download contacts, send or
14. Monitor the Services’ availability, performance or functionality for any competitive purpose;
15. Engage in “framing,” “mirroring,” or otherwise simulating the appearance or function of the Services;
16. Overlay or otherwise modify the Services or their appearance (such as by inserting elements into
the Services or removing, covering, or obscuring an advertisement included on the Services);
17. Interfere with the operation of, or place an unreasonable load on, the Services (e.g., spam, denial of
service attack, viruses, gaming algorithms); and/or
18. Violate the Professional Community Policies or any additional terms concerning a specific Service
that are provided when you sign up for or start using such Service.
9. Complaints Regarding Content
We respect the intellectual property rights of others. We require that information posted by Members be
accurate and not in violation of the intellectual property rights or other rights of third parties. We provide a
policy and process for complaints concerning content posted by our Members.
10. How to Contact Us
If you want to send us notices or service of process, please contact us by mail.