Event Space Culver City Terms and Conditions

Thank you for choosing dots for your next event! Please fill in the fields on this page and don’t forget to initial and date the following three pages. A credit card authorization form is located on the last page of this contract.


Rental time is based on a minimum of two (2) hours, which is not inclusive of load-in and load-out. Additional time, if needed or requested, is subject to additional fees.

A signed contract and the balance of the space rental fee and/or staffing and cleaning fee must be received fourteen (14) days prior to your event in order to reserve your date(s) and time(s).

Miscellaneous costs, if applicable, such as bar, catering, furniture, and equipment rentals are due seven (7) days prior to your event.

Any additional costs that arise will be due within two (2) days before your event.

No refunds of the space rental fees will be paid 15 days prior to an event, as your agreement to rent the event space at dots Space on this date may cause the loss of additional bookings or business. Reserved food and beverage catering, along with rentals and/or purchases necessary to produce your event may not be refunded or may not be refunded in full if costs have been incurred toward that obligation


Please read the material below to make sure all parties understand the requirements of providing for everyone’s safety and keeping dots SPACE a well maintained and safe location for future use. Dots is a dba of Bradley Simmons Realty LLC and will herein be referred to as dots or dots SPACE.


A signed contract and the balance of the space rental fee ($150/hour with 2 hours minimum) must be received (14) fourteen days prior to your event in order to reserve your date(s) and time(s). A staffing fee of $150 per event is also required to be paid (14) fourteen days prior to the event. Miscellaneous costs, such as bar, catering, rentals, etc., are due seven (7) days prior to your event. Any additional costs that arise will be due within two (2) days of your event. No terms are implied or granted and no work will be allowed to commence until full payment is received.


Renter agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold dots SPACE, its landlord, building owners, officers, employees, and agents harmless of and from any liabilities, costs, penalties, or expenses arising out of and/or resulting from the rental and use of the premises, including but not limited to, the personal guarantee of provision, service, and dispensing of payment by renter, its employees, and agents of alcoholic beverages at dots SPACE.

In the event dots SPACE, its landlord, building owners, officers, employees and/or agents, are required to file any action in court in order to enforce any provisions of this agreement, renter agrees to pay dots SPACE, its officers, landlord, building owners, employees and/or agents, all reasonable attorney fees, court fees, and costs of suit incurred by dots SPACE, including all collection expenses and interest due.


dots SPACE kitchen is production space and is to be used for final food presentation, plating and bussing only. Please note that dots SPACE does not provide dishes, glassware, pots, pans, knives or utensils. The kitchen production space will be provided in a clean condition and the space should be returned to a clean condition immediately following your event. a final walk-through with a member of our event staff is mandatory at the close of your event. Please refer to check lists posted in the kitchen production area.

Caterers must remove all trash, composting and recyclables from the site as we do not have adequate facilities. all trash, including sorted recyclables and properly sorted compostable, must be collected, properly bagged and removed by the caterer.

Failure to remove or clean will result in additional fees to caterer and will be charged to the credit card on file. dots SPACE encourages those renting spaces to consider green, sustainable, fair trade, ecologically sound cleaning and zero waste solutions. dots SPACE proudly commits to as close to zero waste events as possible.


Final guest count changes must be submitted at least one (1) days prior to your event. and although additions may be made to your guest list up to two (2) days prior to your event, no refunds will be given for reductions to the guest count two (2) days prior to your event.


Our main event space can host up to 150 guests at any given time.


dots SPACE wants to make every event here a special and welcome experience. Therefore, every effort will be made to allow renter to prepare decorations reflecting their creative requirements. Please notify the staff of dots SPACE if you would like to rearrange and move any furniture, including, but not limited to furniture, artwork, lamps, antiques or seating. No nails, screws, staples or penetrating items are to be used on our walls or floors. No glitter or foil (non-paper) confetti is allowed on site. Only low tack tape is allowed on our floors and wall. Any damage to our space or furniture will be charged after your event.


There is absolutely no drug use or smoking of any kind tolerated on premises or within 25 feet of the building including loitering or congregating outside on the sidewalk at any time during the event. Disparaging remarks or any type of physical violence will not be tolerated and will be cause for immediate expulsion. Renter and guests shall use the premises in a considerate manner at all times. During underage events, such as school dances, we prefer that underage individuals do not have in and out privileges. Conduct deemed disorderly at the sole discretion of Dots SPACE staff shall be grounds for immediate expulsion from the premises and conclusion of the rental period. In such cases, no refund of the event costs shall be made.


Dots SPACE encourages music. However, in the event that renter’s event creates a disturbance due to high noise volume, Dots SPACE’ onsite manager has full authority to ask the renter, DJ or live music presenter to turn the entertainment down and/or off. If repeated disturbances are created, at Dots SPACE’ discretion, renter may be expelled from the premises or the offending noise will be ended. In the event of disturbances to the point of expulsion, no portion of the event costs will be refunded to renter.


From 15 days prior to event: no space rental payments will be refunded.


All load-ins and load-outs must take place within the designated timeframe given by dots SPACE. If there is an event prior to yours a timed delivery will be required. dots SPACE is not responsible for checking in or handling any items brought into the venue by rental companies. all external items must be checked in and signed for by the client or client’s representative. all excess material (such as bubble wrap, boxes, hangers, plastic, etc.) created by deliveries must be removed and disposed of by rental company, client, or client’s representative). Limited storage is available upon request. Storage fees will be applied to any items left overnight or beyond normal load-in/load-out times. This also applies to items left post event for shipment out via courier.

Note: It is not the responsibility of dots SPACE to ensure that pick-ups are scheduled and executed, but will provide the necessary assistance.


dots SPACE will be in a clean condition prior to your event. Within two (2) hours following the event, you are required to return the space to the same clean condition in which it was found. dots SPACE encourages those renting spaces to consider green, sustainable, fair trade, ecologically sound cleaning and zero waste solutions. dots SPACE proudly commits to as close to zero waste events as possible. All trash, including sorted recyclables and properly sorted compostable, must be collected, properly bagged and removed by the renter or the caterer. All rental equipment must be removed immediately following your event.


Renter agrees to comply with all applicable City, County, State, and Federal laws and shall conduct no illegal act on the premises. This is a drug free and non-smoking facility at all times, no exceptions. Renter shall not sell alcohol on premises at any time. Renter may not serve alcohol to minors on the premises at any time. Renter agrees, for everyone’s safety, to ensure alcoholic beverages are consumed in a responsible manner. Dots SPACE reserves the right, in its exclusive discretion, to expel anyone who in its judgment is intoxicated or under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or who shall in any manner do or participate in any act jeopardizing the rights, use permit, or insurability of Dots SPACE or the safety of its staff, guests, or building contents.


Renter agrees that Dots SPACE staff may enter and exit premises during the course of the event. A representative of Dots SPACE will be on site during your entire event and will be checking periodically with the responsible parties to insure everything is running smoothly. We will also be checking the bathroom, the overall premises, and will be available for questions or to respond to needs or issues that may arise at any time.


Dots SPACE takes no responsibility for personal effects and possessions left on premises during or after any event. We do, however, maintain a lost and found and will hold recovered items up to 30 days. Every attempt will be made to return any recovered item to its rightful owner.


It is important to us that you have a fantastic and successful event. Should Dots SPACE be engaged in the promotion or co-production of your event, it is imperative that we see and approve all marketing messages and communications. By hosting an event at dots, you agree to let dots use your brand logo in online and published materials including but not limited to, our events brochure, website and social media. We are happy to provide professionally created images of our space for promotional materials.

We hope you will refer others here and are happy to answer any questions you might have about the types of events we do. We are also happy to personally welcome your guests and speak to them about the historic nature of the building, or its contents.

A representative of Dots SPACE and/or promotional materials and signage will be present at all events, and any questions about the space, its contents or about our upcoming events and the charities we support can be directed to that representative.


I authorize dots Space to charge the method payment agreed upon when signing the contract. You can pay via check, bank transfer or credit card. If you chose to pay via a check or a bank transfer, you may do so. However, we require a credit card on file for incidentals.

Cobot Terms and Conditions

Cobot is the web platform used by dots SPACE Culver City to provide this website.

1. General

1.1. Upstream-Agile GmbH, Adalbertstraße 7-8, 10999 Berlin, registered with the commercial register of the local court (Amtsgericht) of Charlottenburg under HRB 110149 B (“upstream”) provides an application to manage coworking spaces via its website www.cobot.me (the “Service” or “Services” or “Cobot”) as further specified on www.cobot.me (the “Website”).

1.2. All contractual relationships between upstream and any customer of upstream using Cobot (“Customer”, together with upstream the “Parties”, each a “Party”) shall be governed by these terms of service (“Terms of Service”). By registering on the Website or using Cobot, the Customer agrees to be bound by these Terms of Service.

1.3. Standard business conditions and/or general terms and conditions of the Customer do not apply, regardless of whether or not upstream has expressly objected to them in a particular case.

2. Registration

2.1. Any use of Cobot requires prior registration on the Website by creating an account (“Account”) and the acceptance of these Terms of Service. Customer must provide accurate and complete information and keep the Account information updated.

2.2. Customer is solely responsible for the activity that occurs on their Account. Customer shall keep their login data (password) confidential and prevent any unauthorized use by third parties. He shall immediately inform upstream if there are indications that any third party is misusing their account.

3. Use of Services

3.1. Offers published by upstream on the Website are non-binding.

3.2. The Customer may use Cobot for a trial run after registering. The Customer may only register for a trial run once. If a Customer registers for more than one trial run, upstream will have the right to delete these additional Accounts.

3.3. By registering on the Website according to section 2 hereof and subscribing to a subscription plan, the Customer makes a binding offer to use the respective Services. The offer shall be deemed to be accepted by upstream by making available the respective Service. Upon the acceptance of a subscription a contract governed by these Terms of Service between the Customer and upstream is concluded (the “Contract”).

4. Prices and Payment

4.1. The price for using Cobot depends on the number of members which are using the coworking space of the respective Customer (each a “Member”).

4.2. The Customer will be required to provide upstream with billing and account information for credit card, debit or other payment systems, such as PayPal, (each a “Payment Source”) for which the Customer is authorized to approve charges to allow upstream to collect payment from the Customer for their subscription plan. The Customer authorizes upstream to automatically and immediately bill the Payment Source when payments for subscription plans are due. The Customer shall only be allowed to raise an objection to a bill/deduction within eighty days starting from the day the deduction was made. If the objection was not raised, the deduction is deemed accepted by the Customer.

4.3. The billing of a subscription plan is made on a pre-paid basis. The payment source will be billed within five bank working days of the beginning of the chosen subscription period and then on a monthly or, as applicable, annual basis.

4.4. The prices stated on the Website are net prices excluding VAT. All other charges in connection with the use of the Services shall be borne by the Customer.

5. Contract Period, Termination of Contract, Cancellation of account

5.1. The Contract runs for an indefinite time and will remain in effect until terminated by one of the Parties in accordance with the Terms of Service.

5.2. The Parties may terminate this Contract for any or no reason at their convenience to the end of each month.

5.3. The Customer having used the trial run may unsubscribe from Cobot anytime without giving reason and without notice by using the respective button in their account.

5.4. The right of termination for cause and without notice remains unaffected for both Parties. A good cause for termination shall include, but shall not be limited to, any of the following events:

5.4.1. the Customer fails to comply with any applicable legal provisions;

5.4.2. a serious breach of the Customer of obligations arising from these Terms of Service by the Customer;

5.4.3. an attempt a denial of service attack on any of the Services by the Customer or any attempt to hack or break any security mechanism on any of the Services;

5.4.4. the Customer fails to pay the fees for the ordered Services;

5.4.5. a proceeding to wind-up the Customer or similar is brought against, or by the Customer (especially including insolvency and creditor protection scenarios and similar).

5.5. Any termination declaration shall be made via the “termination” button within the Account.

5.6. In the event of termination,

5.6.1. the Account of the Customer will be disabled and the Customer may not be granted access to their Account or any files or other content contained in the Account although residual copies of information may remain in upstream’s system;

5.6.2. any rights of use granted to Customer for using Cobot shall expire immediately and Customer shall cease to use the Services;

5.6.3. upstream will not refund any prepaid fees to Customer.

5.7. After a period of inactivity, whereby a user fails to log in to an Account for a period of nine months, upstream reserves the right to disable or terminate the Account. If an Account has been deactivated for inactivity, the subdomain associated with that Account may be given to another Customer without further notice.

6. Intellectual Property Rights

6.1. Subject to these Terms of Service, and for the duration of the Contract, upstream grants the Customer a non-exclusive license to use the Services, which non-exclusive license is hereby accepted by Customer (the “License”). The License shall be granted as non-exclusive, non-assignable, non- transferable, with no right to sub-license, worldwide limited right to use the Services. Customer is responsible for its staff’s compliance with the Terms of Service.

6.2. The scope of the License shall be subject to and limited by the number of Members as agreed between upstream and the Customer.

6.3. upstream does not claim any ownership in any of the content uploaded, transmitted or stored by the Customer in its Account. upstream will not use any of such content for any purpose except to provide the Customer with the Services.

7. Proper use

7.1. The Customer agrees that they are responsible for their own communications and for any consequences thereof. The Customer shall act according to the destined functions of the Website and Services. Any inappropriate or illegal use, manipulation, or change of the Website and Services is prohibited. In particular, the Customer shall, shall not agree to, and shall not authorize or encourage any third party to:

7.1.1. use the Service to upload, transmit or otherwise distribute any content that is unlawful, defamatory, harassing, abusive, fraudulent, obscene, contains malware or is otherwise objectionable as reasonably determined by upstream;

7.1.2. upload, transmit or otherwise distribute content that infringes upon another party’s intellectual property rights or other proprietary, contractual or fiduciary rights or obligations;

7.1.3. prevent others from using the Service; or

7.1.4. use the Service for any fraudulent or inappropriate purpose.

7.2. upstream reserves the right to delete any infringing content according to this section 7, terminate the Services and/or suspend Accounts of a Customer that is violating any of these Terms of Service, in particular this section 7.

8. Representations and Warranties

The Customer represents and warrants that (i) all information provided by them to upstream to participate in the Services is correct and current; and (ii) the Customer has all necessary right, power and authority to enter into the Contract and to perform the acts required of Customer hereunder.

9. Indemnification

9.1. The Customer will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless upstream and its officers, directors, employees for any and all claims, suits, litigation, causes of action, losses, damages, expenses, costs (including court costs and attorneys’ fees) and liabilities (“Losses”) that arise out of, or in connection with (i) the Customer’s use of the Website and/or Services; (ii) any breach by the Customer of any warranty defined in section 8; (iii) any claim that the Customer’s content distributed via the Services caused damage to a third party.

9.2. In cases of an aforementioned enforcement of claims by third parties, the Customer will provide upstream with all their information that is needed for the examination of the claim and for the defense against it. The Customer provides the information immediately, truthfully, and completely.

9.3. The regulation of liability of the Customer or their obligation of indemnification shall apply to the same extent in the event of an act of a Member of the Customer.

10. Limitation of Liability

10.1. upstream’s liability for damages caused by or related to the exercise of rights and obligations under this Agreement shall be excluded. The limitation of liability shall not cover

10.1.1. damage from injury to life, body or health caused by upstream;

10.1.2. damages caused by upstream that are a result of willful intent or gross negligence;

10.1.3. damages caused by upstream as a result of slight negligence in the event of upstream’s breach of an essential contractual obligation which is indispensable for the duly execution of the contract and thereby jeopardizes the achievement of the contract purpose and such damage is typically foreseeable at the time of the infringement;

10.1.4. upstream’s liability in the event of the assumption of a warranty if an obligation infringement covered thereby triggers upstream’s liability.

10.2. Liability under the Product Liability Act (Produkthaftungsgesetz) shall remain unaffected.

10.3. The limitations and/or restrictions of upstream’s liability shall also apply to the personal liability of its legal representatives and vicarious agents.

10.4. upstream will not be liable hereunder by reasons of any failure to timely perform its services due to an event beyond its reasonable control, including acts of God.

11. Use for reference

The Customer agrees that upstream may use information of the Customer provided by them (i.e. the name/trademark) for marketing purposes as reference on the Website. The Customer may withdraw such consent by writing an email to upstream to support@cobot.me.

12. Privacy Policy

upstream provides the Customer with information on how data is collected and processed in Upstream’s Privacy Policy.

13. Miscellaneous

13.1. These Terms of Service shall be governed by the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany excluding the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) and the conflict of laws provisions. Both Parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Berlin.

13.2. Should any provision of this Terms of Service be or become invalid, ineffective or unenforceable as a whole or in part, the validity, effectiveness and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected thereby. Any such invalid, ineffective or unenforceable provisions shall be deemed replaced by such valid, effective and enforceable provision as come closest to the economic intent and purpose as of such invalid, ineffective or unenforceable provisions as regard subject-matter, amount, time, place and extent. The aforesaid shall apply mutatis mutandis to any gap in these Terms of Service if any court has confirmed such proceeding.

13.3. upstream reserves the right to change these Terms of Service at any time without indicating the reasons. upstream will notify Customer of the changed Terms of Service on the Website or via email no later than two (2) weeks before the refined terms will take effect. In case Customer objects the new Terms of Service they may terminate the Contract with a period of two (2) weeks upon receipt of the information about the changes by upstream via the “termination” button within the Account.