The StartUp Marketer

Book An Expert Policy

Book An Expert Policy

SalientMG, LLC D.B.A. The StartUp Marketer (“Company”).

Registration Agreement: Before proceeding with booking one of the Company’s experts, please review the following terms inand this Book an Expert Policy (“Agreement”) carefully. This Agreement is between the Company, its affiliates, and you (the “pPurchaser”) and is effective upon payment of the Fee. The fee due for the Book an Expert Services is set forth on the website (“Fee”) and based on the Company’s current team rate in USD.  All Fees are subject to change without notice.  The services provided by the Company under this Agreement are proving an expert to discuss strategic insights and industry best practices as it relates to your requested “Book an Expert” topic outlined in the booking process form “reason for the meeting” (“Book an Expert Services”).

Payment Fee: The Book An Expert Fee is non-refundable for any reason. The Company does not make any warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. The the Company does not guarantee specific results or benefits and is not liable for damages or missed opportunities. The Purchaser shall be solely responsible for its use of the information provided by the expert and for determining whether such information meets the purchaser’s needs. By using the Book an Expert Services, you authorize the Company to contact you via email and agree to pay all Fees. If you violate any terms of this Agreement, your booking and or meeting may be terminated without refund. The terms of this Agreement and the general Terms of Service of the Company website set forth the full agreement between the Company and you related to the Book an Expert Services. In the event of any conflict between the terms of this Agreement and the Terms of Service, the terms of this Agreement will control.  Confirm that you agree with all terms before proceeding to payment. 

Refund policy: The Company’s Book An Expert Services are not eligible for a refund for any reason, including but not limited to if the Purchaser no-shows to a scheduled meeting.  All Fees are earned upon booking the Book an Expert Services.

Meeting Reschedule: The Company requires 48 hours’ notice from the Purchaser before the scheduled meeting to reschedule. The Company’s Book An Expert Services are not eligible for a refund if the Purchaser requests a meeting be rescheduled less than 48 hours in advance of the originally scheduled meeting. 

Book An Expert Deliverables: The Book An Expert Service provides the Purchaser with a meeting to discuss strategic insights and industry best practices as they relate to Purchaser’s requested topic outlined in the booking process form “reason for the meeting.” During the Book An Expert meeting, the Company team is not responsible for creating, developing or implementing work or deliverables outside of the conversation. The Book an Expert Services includes 30 minutes of pre-meeting prep time.

Booking Additional Time: You must go through the initial booking process to schedule additional time with the Company’s expert. Additional time can not be booked during a Book An Expert meeting. Following the initial meeting, if you require additional time, the Company will invoice and you will be able to schedule the additional time upon payment of such invoice.

Switching Discussion Topics: Before proceeding with booking one of the Company’s experts, please ensure you’ve selected the right expert based on your area of interest. In order to book time with another Company expert based on your topic of interest, you must book time with them directly through the Company’s Book An Expert webpage.

Governing Law/Jurisdiction/Venue. This Agreement shall be governed, enforced, performed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Maryland, without reference to principles of conflicts of law.  If any dispute or controversy arises among the parties to this Agreement concerning any provision of this Agreement, the parties hereby agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Howard County, Maryland (or if jurisdiction exists, in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, Northern Division).  All matters hereunder shall be tried solely before a judge and not a jury, and THE PARTIES HEREBY AGREE TO WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL IN ALL SUCH CASES.  The party which does not prevail in such proceedings shall pay the reasonable attorneys’ fees and other costs and expenses, including any expert witness fees, incurred by the prevailing party.

Limitation of Liability. The total liability of Company arising out of or relating to this Agreement, including without limitation on account of performance or nonperformance of obligations hereunder, regardless of the form of the cause of action, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), statute or otherwise, shall in no event exceed the amounts to be paid to Company under Book an Expert Service in dispute.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT, NEITHER COMPANY NOR ITS AFFILIATES SHALL, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, BE LIABLE TO THE  YOU FOR ANY CLAIM BASED UPON ANY THIRD PARTY CLAIM OR FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR SPECIAL DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER.  No action, regardless of form, arising out of this Agreement may be brought by you more than one (1) year after the cause of action has accrued.

Policy Introduction 

Federal law requires that SalientMG  D.B.A The StartUp Marketer , LLC, and its affiliates, employees, members, agents, and partners (collectively “we”) tell you how we collect, use, share, and protect your personal information. Federal law also limits how we can use your personal information. Protecting the privacy and security of all consumers’ personal information is very important to us. 

This policy sets forth how we treat personal information that we collect and receive, if any, regarding your use of our products and services, including information collected through our website or applications (including any mobile applications). Personal information includes information about you that is personally identifiable, such as your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available. We may combine personal information collected from you with information from other services or third parties to provide a better user experience.

By using our site or any of our applications (collectively “Site”) and using our services, you consent to the collection and use of this information in the manner we describe herein. If there are any terms in this privacy policy that you do not agree with, please immediately discontinue use of our Site and our services.

Information Collection and Use 

The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Site, the choices you make and the products and features you use. You do not have to give us personally identifiable information in order to visit our Site. However, in order to request our services, sign up for a user account, participate in a survey or otherwise express an opinion, you may be required to register with our Site.  The personal information we collect can include the following:

Name and Contact Data. We collect your first and last name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other similar contact data.

Credentials. We may collect passwords, password hints, and similar security information used for authentication and account access.

Services.  We collect information to provide goods and services that you request and to let you know of additional goods and services about which you might be interested. We also use this information to customize your experience using our Site. If you opt to receive information regarding a promotion or contest, you give us your permission to share your name and e-mail address with the third party offering the promotion.

Protection.  We collect information to help protect our Site and enforce our Terms and Conditions.  We may use your information as part of our efforts to keep our Site safe and secure (for example, for fraud monitoring and prevention).

Sharing of Information with Others

Compliance with Laws. We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements).  

Vital Interests and Legal Rights. We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.

Vendors, Consultants and Other Third-Party Service Providers. We may share your data with third party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform services for us or on our behalf and require access to such information to do that work. Examples include:  data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service and marketing efforts.  This information may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. Unless described in this Policy, we do not share, sell, rent or trade any of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes.

Business Transfers. We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.

Third-Party Advertisers. We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Site. These companies may use information about your visits to our Site and other websites that are contained in web cookies and other tracking technologies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. See our Cookie Policy for further information.

Affiliates. We may share your information with our affiliates, in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this privacy policy. Affiliates include any subsidiaries, joint venture partners or other companies that we control or that are under common control with us.

Business Partners. We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.

With your Consent. We may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your consent.

We may work with third-party advertising companies which may use information about your visit to the Site in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you on the Site and on third-party Web sites. 

We do not rent, sell, or share any information about you with people under any circumstances except as set forth herein.  


We may set and access cookies on your computer.  A cookie is a small text file that our web server places on a user’s computer hard drive to be a unique identifier.  Cookies enable you to use our Site and services and enable us to track usage patterns and deliver customized content to users. Our cookies do not collect personally identifiable information, passwords or credit card numbers.  You may modify your browser preference to provide you with choices relating to cookies. If you choose to reject all cookies, you may not be able to access our Site.


This Site may provide you with links in a format that allows us to track whether these links are used by our visitors.  We use this information to improve our technology, customize content on our Site and customize advertising on our Site.  Please be aware that the advertisers or web sites that have links on our Site may collect personally identifiable information about you.  The information practices of those web sites linked to the site either through advertisements or other hyperlinks are not covered by this privacy statement.

Community Discussion Boards

Our Site offers the ability for users to communicate through online community discussion boards. We do not filter or monitor what is posted on such discussions boards and if you choose to post or provide information on these boards, such information is not protected by our privacy policies, nor will we be liable if you disclose personal information through such postings. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of any information you post by others.

Policy Regarding Minors

We recognize the need to provide additional privacy protections when children visit this Site.  The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) requires that we inform parents and legal guardians about how we collect, use, and disclose personal information of children under 13 years of age and that we obtain the consent of parents and guardians in order for children under 13 years of age to use certain features of our Site. We do not knowingly solicit or collect personal information from children. 

While we have no way of distinguishing the age of individuals who access our Site, we never knowingly ask a child under 18 to divulge personal information without first obtaining parental or guardian consent.  If we learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from our records.  If you think that your child has provided us with personally identifying information the parent or guardian should contact us at [email protected] to remove the information.  Please include “Child Privacy” in the subject line of your email.  

Privacy Rights

In some regions, like the European Economic Area, you have certain rights under applicable data protection laws.  These may include the right (i) to request access and obtain a copy of your personal information, (ii) to request rectification or erasure; (iii) to restrict the processing of your personal information; and (iv) if applicable, to data portability. In certain circumstances, you may also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information. To make such a request, please contact us at [email protected], Please include “EEA Privacy Rights” in the subject line of your request.   We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

If we are relying on your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note however that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before its withdrawal.

If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here:

You may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by logging into your account settings and updating your account settings. 

Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use and/or comply with legal requirements.

Cookies and similar technologies: Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our Sites. 

Opting out of email marketing: You can unsubscribe from our marketing email list at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails that we send or by contacting us at [email protected]. Please include “Unsubscribe” in the subject line of your request.  You will then be removed from the marketing email list – however, we will still need to send you service-related emails that are necessary for the administration and use of your account. 

California Residents  

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us at  1 Penn Plaza, Suite 6132 New York, New York 10119.  Please include “Shine the Light Law” in the subject matter of your request. 

International Information Transfer

We may transfer, store, and process your information in countries other than your own.

Our servers are located in the United States. If you are accessing our Sites from outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed by us in our facilities and by those third parties with whom we may share your personal information (see “Disclosure of Your Information” above), in other countries.

If you are a resident in the European Economic Area, then these countries may not have data protection or other laws as comprehensive as those in your country. We will however take all necessary measures to protect your personal information in accordance with this privacy policy and applicable law.

How Long Information is Retained

We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting or other legal requirements). When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.


We are strongly committed to protecting any personal information collected through this Site against unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.  We have implemented procedures to safeguard the integrity of its information, including, but not limited to, monitoring, auditing, and reviewing our security measures.  These security procedures have been integrated into the design, implementation, and day-to-day operations of this Site as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic content.

Other Web Sites

This policy, and our responsibility hereunder, is limited to the data collection practices of our Site.  We are not responsible for, nor can we ensure, the data collection practices, privacy policies, or content of other web sites maintained by third parties or our service providers, even if such sites are accessible through a link from our Site.  We urge you to review the policies of any external sites before providing personal information to these web sites.

Changes and Notification

We reserve the right to modify our Privacy Policy at any time. If our Privacy Policy changes, we will post the revised policy on this Site. Please note that the use of information that we gather is subject to the privacy notice in effect at the time of use.  You should check our web Site frequently to see recent changes. 


This privacy policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Maryland notwithstanding any conflict of laws provisions.  You irrevocably and unconditionally consent to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal courts of Maryland and the state courts located in Howard County, Maryland for any litigation or dispute arising out of or relating to this privacy policy.  If you have any concerns about your privacy in connection with this policy, please send us a thorough description of your concerns to [email protected]  and we will try to resolve it.  Please include “Privacy Concern” in the subject of your email.

Questions and Suggestions 

If you have questions or suggestions you can contact us at: [email protected].