Terms

As a member of the NoD Coworking community, you agree to the following rules:

Rules for Everyone:

Coworking is built on 5 core values:

– Community
– Collaboration
– Openness
– Sustainability
– Accessibility

Respect each other and respect the space. Coworking works best when we all share mutual respect for each other. Therefore we have zero tolerance for disrespect. If you are observed disrespecting the space or disrespecting a member or a staff member, you will be asked to leave and your membership will be suspended.

Phone calls. Everyone is welcome to make phone calls – please be considerate of your neighbors and take your calls to the phone booth, kitchen, or reserve a conference room to keep the noise level down in open coworking area.

Coffee. Keep the machines clean, rinse your dishes, throw out your pods, make a new pot if you finish one, and chip in to our coffee fund if you’re an addict!

Internet. Don’t abuse the internet – since we are all sharing one network we ask that members do not download or stream for long periods of time. In the event that the internet is down, please contact a member of the NoD staff and report the issue.

Head phones. Do not disturb people who are wearing headphones on both ears. If someone has one ear open, that is the signal that they are approachable. This way we can maintain a sense of personal space without having cubicles and walls.

Events. For non-members using the space for events: you break it, you buy it. If any equipment or furniture is damaged by your event’s attendees, you are responsible for replacing the item. The event space must be returned to its original condition at the end of every event. NoD’s partner organizations host events occasionally on evenings and weekends which are free and open to all NoD members.

Conference Rooms. Members can reserve up to 10 hours of conference room time per week. The conference room must be returned to its original condition at the end of every meeting.

Rules for Day Pass Users:

The day pass gets you access to the space from 8AM – 6PM.

Rules for Coworking Space Members:

The Standard Coworking Membership gets you access to the space 24/7 using the Members Entrance.

Rules for Private Office Members:

Private Office Members get access to the space and to their office(s) 24/7 using the Members Entrance.

Rules for Dedicated Desk Members:

Dedicated Desk Members get access to the space 24/7 and may permanently set up equipment on their desks.

Rules for Guests:

Guests must check in at the Visitors Entrance Front Desk and sign in before entering the space for meetings and events.

Media Release Agreement:

I hereby authorize NoD permission to use my likeness in a photograph or video in any and all of its publications, including but not limited to all NoD’s printed and digital publications. I understand and agree that any photograph using my likeness will become property of NoD and will not be returned.

I acknowledge that since my participation with NoD is voluntary, I will receive no financial compensation.

I hereby irrevocably authorize NoD to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish or distribute this photo or video for purposes of publicizing NoD’s programs or for any other lawful purpose. In addition, I waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written or electronic copy, wherein my likeness appears. Additionally, I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of the photograph or video.

I hereby hold harmless and release and forever discharge NoD from all claims, demands, and causes of action on my behalf or on behalf of my estate have or may have by reason of this authorization.

Member Agreement (applies to all NoD Guests and Day Pass users as well):

Risk of Loss or Injury:  Tenant agrees that any personal property brought onto the premises is done so at Tenant’s own risk and if any loss or damage occurs, Landlord is not liable.  Tenant assumes full responsibility for injury to himself or herself, and further releases and discharges Landlord and any affiliate of Landlord for any injury, loss or damage arising out of my use of or presence upon the Premises, whether caused by the fault of myself or other third parties.
Damage to Property:  Tenant agrees to reimburse Landlord for the cost of any damage to the Premises or to Landlord’s property arising from Tenant’s use thereof, including any equipment or furniture provided for Tenant’s use pursuant to the terms of this Lease.
Insurance:  Tenant shall maintain, at all times during the term of the Lease, Worker’s Compensation and Employer’s Liability insurance at legal required levels for the benefit of all employees entering upon the building as a result of or in connection with their employment by Tenant.  Tenant shall maintain at its sole cost and expense, insurance covering all contents owned by Tenant, if any.
Indemnification:  Tenant shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless Landlord against any expense, loss or liability paid, suffered or incurred, including any attorney fees (at both trial and appellate levels) resulting from any breach by Tenant, its agents, customers or visitors of any agreement in this Lease, or result from the Tenant’s use or occupancy of the premises, or the carelessness, negligence or willful misconduct of Tenant, its agents, customers or visitors.
Landlord’s Right to Relocate.  The Landlord reserves the right to relocate the Tenant to another space at the Building substantially similar in size and layout to the Premises.
 
Use/Assignment/Sub-Leasing:  The Tenant agrees to occupy the leased Premises only for use as a business office and shall not underlet the same or any part thereof, or assign this Lease.
Termination:  Tenant shall, at the termination of said tenancy, quietly yield up the Premises, together with Landlord’s furnishings, if any, in as good and tenantable condition in all respects as the same were at the beginning of the Lease term.
The Tenant shall not make noises, cause disturbances or vibrations or use or operate any electrical or electronic devices that emit sound and other waves or disturbances, or create odors, any of which may be offensive to other tenants, occupants or customers of the Building or that would interfere with the operation of any device or equipment or radio or television broadcasting or reception from within the Building or elsewhere.
Without prior consent of the Landlord, Tenant shall not affix or maintain any signs, advertising placards, names, insignia, notices, trademarks, descriptive material or any other like item or items.  The Landlord shall have the right, without giving prior notice to Tenant and without any liability for damage to such signs reasonably caused thereby, to remove any of the same from the Premises, except such as shall have first received written approval of Landlord.  No symbol, design, name, mark, or insignia adopted by Landlord for the Building shall be used without the prior written consent of Landlord.  All signs located in the interior of the Building shall be in good taste so as not to detract from the general appearance of the Building.  The Tenant shall not use handbills or balloons for advertising in the Building, without the prior consent of the Landlord.
All loading and unloading of goods shall be done only at such time, in the areas and through the entrance designated for such purposes by Landlord.
No loudspeakers, television sets, radios or other devices shall be used in a manner so as to disturb any other tenant of the Building.
Tenants and the Tenant’s employees shall park their vehicles only in those portions of the parking area designated for tenant parking by Landlord.  The Tenant shall furnish Landlord the state license numbers assigned to the vehicles(s) of Tenant and its employees within 2 days of the Landlord’s request to do so and shall notify Landlord within 2 days of any change in such license numbers.  Landlord reserves the right to tow any vehicles left on the property for which such information has not been provided.
Tenant agrees that the Landlord may amend, modify and delete present rules and regulations or add new and additional rules and regulations for the use and care of the Premises, the Building, and the common areas therein.  Tenant agrees to comply with all such rules and regulations upon notice to the Tenant from the Landlord or upon posting of the same in such place within the Premises as the Landlord may designate.

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