Bizzabo – End User Terms of Service
Welcome to our event! This agreement governs your use of the software that allows you to register, explore, share your experience and interact with us and other participants at the event (the “Service”). By using the Service, clicking the “accept” or “ok” button you expressly acknowledge and agree that you are entering into a legal agreement and have understood and agree to comply with, and be legally bound by, the terms and conditions of this End User Terms of Service (“Agreement”). If you do not agree to be bound by this Agreement, please do not register for the event and/or use the Service.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY BEFORE DOWNLOADING, INSTALLING AND/OR USING THE SERVICE.
1. Ability to Accept
You represent and warrant that you are of legal age and otherwise competent to enter into this Agreement in your jurisdiction and, if you are entering into this Agreement on behalf of an entity, that you are authorized to enter into this Agreement on behalf of such entity.
2. Right to Use
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, we hereby grant you a personal, revocable, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-assignable, non-transferable right to: (i) use the Service in connection with events you participate in; (ii) use the Service on a mobile telephone, tablet, computer or device (each, a “Device”) that you own or control; and (iii) access and use the Service on that Device in accordance with this Agreement.
You agree not to, and shall not permit any third party to: (i) license, redistribute, sell, lease, lend or rent the Service; (ii) disassemble, reverse engineer, decompile or decrypt or attempt to derive the source code, object code or underlying structure, ideas, know-how or algorithms relevant to the Service or any documentation or data related to the Service; (iii) copy, modify, improve or create derivative works or features or a competitive product to the Service or any part thereof; (iv) circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Service or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content or that enforce limitations on use of the Service; (v) remove, alter or obscure any proprietary notice or identification, including copyright, trademark, patent or other notices, contained in or displayed on or via the Service; (vi) use any communications systems provided by the Service to send unauthorized and/or unsolicited commercial communications; and/or (vii) use the Service to violate any applicable laws, rules or regulations, or for any unlawful, harmful, irresponsible or inappropriate purpose, or in any manner that breaches this Agreement.
In order to use some of the Service features you may have to create or use an account (an “Account”). If you create an Account, you must provide accurate and complete information about yourself. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs in your Account, and you must keep your Account password secure. You must notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your Account. You acknowledge and agree that information you provide in the course of creating an Account, joining an event community or registering for an event or use of the Service, including but not limited to, name, email address, phone number, physical address, and employer, may be provided to and maintained by us, whether or not you complete the registration process, and may be used by us in connection with the event or future events or other products and services.
5. Location Data
6. Your Content
You confirm that the content you upload, import, copy, display, transmit and/or otherwise use while interacting with the Service, including any designs, images, animations, videos, audio files, fonts, logos, code, illustrations, compositions, artworks, interfaces, usernames, or any other information (“Your Content”) does not infringe upon any third party rights, including any intellectual property and privacy rights.
7. Third Party Sources and Content
7.1 The Service enables you to view, access, link to, interact with and otherwise use third party content that are not owned or controlled by us (“Third Party Content”).
7.2 We are not responsible for, and we expressly disclaim all warranties regarding, the accuracy, appropriateness, usefulness, safety or Intellectual Property Rights (as defined below) of, or relating to, any Third Party Content. You always have the choice to decide whether or not to view or use Third Party Content. Your interaction with and reliance upon, any Third Party Content is at your sole discretion.
7.3 We do not endorse any advertising, promotions, campaigns, products, services or other materials that is included in any Third Party Content or that is communicated to you from a third party source and in no way shall be responsible or liable to you in connection with Third Party Content.
The Service may permit you to send messages (including via email) to us or to other Service users (“Messages”). You are solely responsible for your Messages and the consequences of sending them, and you agree to hold us harmless, and expressly release us, from any and all liability arising from your Messages. You grant us a worldwide right to use, store, and reproduce your Messages for the limited purpose of facilitating sending them to your designated recipients (and we may also use the tools, services of third party service providers to facilitate the sending of Messages to your designated recipients). You represent and warrant that your Messages will not be infringing on any third party right, including Intellectual Property or privacy rights. You retain all of your ownership rights in your Messages. You acknowledge and agree that the provisions of Section 9 (User Submissions) below shall also apply to Messages that you send via the Service.
9. User Submissions
9.1. The Service may permit the hosting, sharing, posting and publishing of Your Content (“User Submissions“). You understand that your User Submissions may be publicly available. You shall be solely responsible for your User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. We have complete discretion whether to publish your User Submissions and we reserve the right without further notice to you, to monitor, censor, edit, remove, and/or delete any and all User Submissions at any time which we believe to be in violation of Section 9.5 (Prohibited Content).
9.3. Exposure. You understand and acknowledge that when accessing and using the Service: you will be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, and that we are not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety or Intellectual Property Rights of, or relating to, such User Submissions. You agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you may have against us in this respect.
9.4. Disclosure. We reserve the right to access, read, preserve and disclose any User Submission or any other information that we obtain in connection with the Service as we reasonably believe is necessary to: (i) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, subpoena or governmental request; (ii) enforce this Agreement, including investigation of potential violations of it; (iii) detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; (iv) respond to your user support requests; or (v) protect the rights, property or safety of us, our users or the public.
9.5. Prohibited Content. You agree that you will not send, display, post, submit, publish or transmit a User Submission or Message that: (i) is unfair or deceptive under the consumer protection laws of any jurisdiction; (ii) is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights; (iii) creates a risk to a person’s safety or health, creates a risk to public safety or health, compromises national security, or interferes with an investigation by law enforcement; (iv) impersonates another person; (v) promotes illegal drugs, violates export control laws, relates to illegal gambling, or illegal arms trafficking; (vi) is unlawful, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability, violates any law, or is otherwise dishonest, inaccurate, inappropriate, malicious or fraudulent; (vii) involves theft or terrorism; (viii) constitutes an unauthorized commercial communication; (ix) contains the contact information or any personally identifiable information of any third party unless you have first obtained the express consent of said third party to include their contact information or personally identifiable information; and/or (x) breaches this Agreement.
10. Add-On Deliverables
10.1. Removal of Content. It is our policy to respect the legitimate rights of copyright owners, and we will respond to clear notices of alleged copyright infringement. Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. Section 512 (the “DMCA”), Please be advised that we enforce a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of Service users who are repeated infringers. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information in accordance with the DMCA:
10.1.1. An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright;
10.1.2. A description of the copyrighted work you claim has been infringed;
10.1.3. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Service, with enough detail that we may find it. Providing URLs in the body of an email is the best way to help us locate content quickly;
10.1.4. Your address, telephone number and email address;
10.1.5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and
10.1.6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
10.2. Counter-Notification. If you believe that the material you posted was removed from the Service by mistake, and that you have the right to post the material, you may elect to send us a counter-notification. To be effective the counter-notification must include substantially the following (please consult your legal counsel or Section 512(g)(3) of the DMCA to confirm these requirements):
10.2.1. Your physical or electronic signature;
10.2.2. Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled. Providing URLs in the body of an email is the best way to help us locate content quickly;
10.2.3. A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and
10.2.4. Your name, address and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the address is located, or if your address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which we may be found, and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of infringement or an agent of such person.
10.3. Misrepresentations. Please note that under Section 512(f) of the DMCA, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing or was removed or disabled by mistake or misidentification may be subject to liability.
11. Intellectual Property Rights
Nothing in this Agreement will directly or indirectly be construed to assign or grant you any right of ownership, title or interest, or any intellectual property rights relating thereto, in the Services or any related content.
“Intellectual Property Rights” mean all rights, title and interest in and to the Services, including any and all copyrightable materials or any other content thereof which is or may be subject to any intellectual property rights under any applicable law (including any artwork, graphics, images, website templates and widgets, literary work, source and object code, computer code (including html), applications, audio, music, video and other media, designs, animations, interfaces, documentation, derivatives and versions thereof, the “look and feel” of the Services, methods, products, algorithms, data, interactive features and objects, advertising and acquisition tools and methods, inventions, trade secrets, logos, domains, customized URLs, trademarks, service marks, trade names and other proprietary identifiers, whether or not registered and/or capable of being, and similar rights of any type under the laws or regulations of any governmental, regulatory, or judicial authority, whether foreign or domestic.
If you wish to purchase tickets through the Service (each such purchase, a “Transaction”), you will be asked to supply certain information applicable to your Transaction, including, without limitation, credit card information. You agree that all information that you provide in connection with the Transaction will be accurate, current and complete and consent to disclosure, transmission and use of such information as necessary to process the Transaction. You agree to pay all charges incurred by you at the prices then in effect. You will also be responsible for paying any applicable taxes relating to your Transactions. The sale or purchase of tickets to entertainment events may be regulated by certain state, county and city laws or regulations. You acknowledge that complying with laws is your responsibility, and you agree not to hold us liable for your failure to comply with any law or our failure to notify you of, or properly apply, any law. We will comply with law enforcement authorities and may provide them with any and all information you submit to us to assist in any investigation or prosecution they may conduct. You agree that you will only use credit cards belonging to you or such other party who expressly authorize such use, for the purpose of conducting Transactions. Verification of information may be required prior to the acknowledgment or completion of any Transaction.
We will use any personal information that we may collect or obtain in connection with the Service in accordance with this Agreement, and you agree that we may do so. Please also be aware that certain personal information and other information provided by you in connection with your use of the Service may be stored on your Device (even if we do not collect that information). You are solely responsible for maintaining the security of your Device from unauthorized access.
14. Warranty Disclaimers
14.1. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND THOSE ARISING BY STATUTE OR FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE.
14.2. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE, THAT THE SERVICE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE OR THAT WE WILL CORRECT ANY ERRORS IN THE SERVICE. YOU AGREE THAT WE WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENCES TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY THAT MAY RESULT FROM TECHNICAL PROBLEMS INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IN CONNECTION WITH THE INTERNET (SUCH AS SLOW CONNECTIONS, TRAFFIC CONGESTION OR OVERLOAD OF OUR OR OTHER SERVERS) OR ANY TELECOMMUNICATIONS OR INTERNET PROVIDERS.
14.3. IF YOU HAVE A DISPUTE WITH ANY OTHER SERVICE USER, YOU AGREE THAT WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMS OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH SUCH A DISPUTE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT, BUT HAVE NO OBLIGATION, TO MONITOR ANY SUCH DISPUTE.
14.4. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of certain warranties, so to that extent such exclusions may not apply.
15. Limitation of Liability
15.1.UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY LOSS OF DATA, REVENUE, BUSINESS OR REPUTATION, OR FOR THE COST OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, THAT ARISES UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, OR THAT RESULTS FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SERVICE EVEN IF YOU HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
15.2. IN ANY EVENT, OUR TOTAL AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ALL DAMAGES AND LOSSES THAT ARISE UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, OR THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, SHALL NOT IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF FEES PAID BY YOU FOR THE TRANSACTION/S.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless us and our affiliates, and our respective officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from: (i) your use of, or inability to use, the Service, including but not limited to your User Submissions or Messages; (ii) your violation of this Agreement; and (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any Intellectual Property Right or privacy right. Without derogating from or excusing your obligations under this section, we reserve the right (at our own expense), but are not under any obligation, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter which is subject to an indemnification by you if you choose not to defend or settle it. You agree not to settle any matter subject to an indemnification by you without first obtaining our express approval.
17. Export Laws
You represent that you are not, and will not make the Services available to, the resident of any embargoed country or a prohibited person under any export control or anti-terrorism law, regulation or list. You agree to comply fully with all applicable export laws and regulations to ensure that neither the Service, nor any technical data related thereto are exported or re-exported directly or indirectly in violation of, or used for any purposes prohibited by, such laws and regulations.
18. Term and Termination
18.1. This Agreement is effective until terminated by us or you. We reserve the right, at any time, to: (i) discontinue or modify any aspect of the Service; and/or (ii) terminate this Agreement and your use of the Service with or without cause, and shall not be liable to you or any third party for any of the foregoing. If you object to any term or condition of this Agreement or any subsequent modifications thereto, or become dissatisfied with the Service in any way, your only recourse is to immediately discontinue use of the Service.
18.2. Upon termination of this Agreement, you shall cease all use of the Service. Sections 11 (Intellectual Property Rights), 13 (Privacy), 14 (Warranty Disclaimers), 15 (Limitation of Liability), 16 (Indemnity), 21 (Governing Law and Disputes ), and 22 (General) shall survive termination of this Agreement.
This Agreement, and any rights granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you but may be assigned by us without restriction or notification.
We reserve the right to modify this Agreement at any time by sending you a notification and/or publishing the revised Agreement on the Service. Such change will be effective ten (10) days following the foregoing notification thereof, and your continued use of the Service thereafter means that you accept those changes.
21. Governing Law and Disputes
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New York, NY, USA, without regard to its conflict of laws rules. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in New York, NY, USA, and waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may seek injunctive relief in any court of competent jurisdiction.
This Agreement, and any other legal notices published by us in connection with the Service, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and us concerning the Service. In the event of a conflict between this Agreement and any other communication, the terms of this Agreement shall prevail. If any provision of this Agreement is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. A party’s failure to assert any right or provision under this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. YOU AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION THAT YOU MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.