- CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICIES FOR ANNUAL CONFERENCE
- ASSUMPTION OF THE RISK AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY RELATING TO EVENT ACCESS BY PARTICIPANTS
- REVUP SUMMIT EXHIBITOR RULES & REGULATIONS
CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICIES FOR ANNUAL CONFERENCE
PAR hopes everyone who registers for the RevUP Summit (conference) will be able to attend; however, PAR knows extenuating circumstances do occur. The PAR Cancellation and Refund Policies are as follows:
- There are no refunds for conference registration.
- Registration fees may be transferred to another individual; the invoice for the new registration will be revised to reflect the new registrant's membership status.
- In the event PAR must cancel the conference due to unforeseen circumstances, PAR will refund the cost of registration.
Unforeseen Circumstances Defined for Refund and Cancellation Policies:
Unforeseen circumstances is used to describe an event that is unexpected and prevents PAR from continuing with a conference. Examples of such circumstances can include, but are not limited to, inclement weather or other natural disasters, site unavailability, full power outage, and/or other unforeseen or unpredictable events.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY RELATING TO EVENT ACCESS BY PARTICIPANTS
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and has not yet been declared an endemic by the World Health Organization. COVID-19 remains extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. As a result, federal, state, and local governments and federal and state health agencies have various measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Governmental restrictions may change at any time without prior notice. As such, Professionals for Association Revenue (“PAR”) cannot guarantee eligibility to travel or to participate in the RevUP Summit (“the Event”) if restrictions change. Additionally, if Event Attendees choose to attend the Event and enter the hotel and other venues to be utilized for the Event (each “Event Venue”), they may be exposing themselves to and/or increasing their risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19.
In order to attend the Event, individuals must:
- Review this Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability;
- Abide by all safety and health requirements and protocols for the Event including, but not limited to, those protocols consistent with the guidance and recommendations of public health agencies for slowing the transmission and exposure to COVID-19 in effect at the time of admittance to the Event;
- Monitor their health for any symptoms of COVID-19;
- Withdraw their attendance at the Event should they experience any symptoms of COVID-19 during the Event; and
- Abide by any other policies, protocols, procedures, or other directives from PAR or public health authorities in connection with the Event.
Neither PAR, nor any of its members, officers, officials, directors, instructors, contractors, agents,
employees, volunteers and any other representative (collectively “Entities”) can prevent Event attendees from becoming exposed to, contracting, or spreading COVID-19 while attending its Event and/or entering onto premises where the Event is held. It is not possible to prevent against the presence or spread of COVID-19. Therefore, if Event attendees meet the above requirements and choose to attend the Event and enter onto premises where its Event is held, they may be exposing themselves to and/or increasing their risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19.
In consideration of being permitted access to the Event and by registering online:
I knowingly and voluntarily agree, for myself, as well as my personal representatives, heirs and next of kin, to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to myself (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), relating to or in any way connected from contracting or spreading COVID-19 in connection with the Event;
I hereby release, covenant not to sue, discharge, and hold harmless Entities (each defined to include their or its members, owners, board members, insurers, attorneys, employees, independent contractors, agents, volunteers and representatives) (“Released Parties”) of and from any COVID-19 related claims including any and all past, present, or future claims, demands, obligations, causes of action, wrongful death claims, rights, damages, costs, losses of services, expenses and compensation (collectively “Claims”) which have resulted or may result from the acts or omissions of the Released Parties utilizing Released Parties’ services or premises, interacting with Released Parties’ members, or attending the Event;
- I acknowledge and agree that this release and waiver includes any Claims based on the acts or omissions of any of the Released Parties whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after my access to the Event;
- I acknowledge and agree that this release and waiver under applicable law prevents me from seeking damages in any way against Released Parties, whether such damages are known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, or that occur now or in the future;
- I acknowledge and agree that this release and waiver shall be enforceable to the fullest and broadest extent of the law, and, if any portion is held invalid, the remainder should continue in full legal force and effect
- I agree to comply with any safety and health requirements and protocols for the Event;
- I acknowledge and agree that if I fail to comply with any safety and health requirements and protocols for the Event, I may be removed from the Event and all related activities without any refund or reimbursement;
- I am at least eighteen (18) years of age and fully competent to sign on my behalf;
- I execute this Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability agreement for full, adequate and complete consideration fully intending to be bound by same;
- I acknowledge that no promises, representations, or affirmations of fact were made to me concerning the safety or danger associated with traveling to the Event or participating in any activity or interaction related to or associated with the Event
REVUP SUMMIT EXHIBITOR RULES & REGULATIONS
All Exhibitors participating in PAR's REVUP SUMMIT must adhere to the following rules and regulations. These rules and regulations may be amended and changed as necessary for the orderly conduct of the Conference. Any changes will be provided to Exhibitors.
No portion of the PAR exhibit agreement is refundable. In the event that the Exhibitor cancels its reservation of space, the Exhibitor will forfeit the entire exhibit fee and the booth will be released to the waitlist immediately. The PAR reserves the right to reconfigure exhibit space as necessary to avoid empty spaces. If PAR cancels the conference for reasons other than force majeure, its only responsibility shall be to refund the exhibit fee. In the event that the 2022 conference is postponed or canceled for reasons beyond the control of PAR (force majeure, including but not limited to actions taken by the conference hotel or their members, employees, agents, or assigns; and war, fire, flood, construction, public catastrophe, public enemy, or acts of God) PAR's sole obligation shall be either: to provide roughly equivalent substitute space at the rescheduled event (if rescheduled in 2023), or to refund the rental fee, less any non- recoverable expenses for the space.
Liability and Insurance - Hold Harmless
The Exhibitor shall indemnify, save, and hold harmless the PAR, the convention center, Hi-Fidelity Group and their members, officers, directors, employees, agents, and assigns from and against, any and all claims, losses, damages, injurPAR, awards, fines, governmental charges of fines, and liability - together with all costs, expenses and reasonable attorneys' fees in connection with its display or presence at the conference (including, but not limited to, installation, operation, use, visitation, and removal of the display). The obligations set out in this paragraph shall exclude instances of gross negligence on the part of the PAR or the hotel. It shall be solely the exhibitor's responsibility to obtain adequate insurance for its participation in this event, including but not limited to insurance covering cancellation, event interruption, liability, personal injury, and property loss/damage. Minimum Liability Insurance: One million dollars ($1 000 000) US.
Exhibitors shall provide a certificate of insurance to PAR by 11-1-22
Conflict of Interest
No Vendor or Exhibitor can schedule outside activities for Conference participants (such as golf outings, tours, or other special events) during Conference hours or any official Conference sponsored events. Any Exhibitor or Vendor hosting such activities will be asked to leave the Conference. No Exhibitor may have non-registered staff or clients at the Conference or Exhibits (i.e., schedule meetings)
General Exhibitor Code of Conduct
To ensure all attendees have the opportunity to meet and network, I (as acting representative of my company) agree to abide by the Conference guidelines developed by the PAR and its committee members:
My company will not take attendees away from an official Conference event or off-site during official conference hours.
My company will confine my products to the 6-foot Tabletop space as provided by the organizer.
My company will not violate any applicable laws or regulations; or any PAR policies, guidelines or other codes of conduct.
My company will not utilize recording services (in-house or third-party) for audio and video recordings in the exhibit hall at any time without the express written permission of the PAR. This includes, but is not limited to, professional photographers, drones equipped with camera equipment, etc. The use of drones of any kind is prohibited in the exhibit hall.
Exhibit space requests will be assigned in order of receipt of applications and payment. PAR retains the right to refuse or deny any application submitted for this event, in which case it shall refund the exhibit fee. PAR shall not be deemed to have approved an application until it has both deposited the exhibit fee and returned a confirmation letter. The Exhibitor agrees to comply with the rules and conditions of the Exhibitor Prospectus and such other terms and conditions as PAR and hotel may impose at any time. PAR reserves the right, at any time and without any liability to the Exhibitor or anyone else, to withdraw its approval of an application or to require the Exhibitor to vacate the exhibit hall for just cause (which includes, but is not limited to, violation of any of the rules and conditions or interference with neighboring exhibits or the show activities).
Exhibitors may distribute material in the Exhibit Hall. Materials left in public areas will be removed. Advertising materials may not be displayed in hotel hallways or reception areas.
Exhibitors must wear conference badges for identification.
Appearance and operation of exhibits
No exhibit may interfere with the line of sight to any neighboring exhibit. PAR has the right to mask, move, or disassemble any exhibit that chooses not to comply at the expense of said Exhibitor.
PAR reserves the right to prohibit or restrict exhibits that because of noise, method of operation, materials, or any other reason become objectionable, and also to evict any exhibitor whose conduct, in the opinion of PAR, may detract from the general character of the exhibition. In the event of such restriction or eviction, PAR is not liable to refund to the exhibitor any of the exhibit expenses. No exhibitor is allowed to assign, sublet, or apportion, for money or otherwise, the whole or part of space allotted him or her unless permission is granted in writing by PAR.
The exhibitors must strictly comply with all local fire and safety regulations. All decorations and booth equipment must be fire proofed and electrical wiring must meet the safety requirements of the hotel. Affidavits attesting to flameproof compliance with fire department regulations must be submitted when requested. No combustible material may be stored in or around exhibit booths. All exhibits must meet OSHA requirements pertaining to the safe use of tools, materials, and equipment.
All dimensions and locations shown on the official floor plan are believed, but not warranted, to be accurate. PAR reserves the right to make modifications that may be necessary to meet the needs of the Exhibitors and the exhibit program. PAR has the absolute right to allocate and assign space among Exhibitors and to relocate exhibits after initial assignment if circumstances warrant at its sole discretion.
By using the Professionals for Association Revenue (PAR) websites, you (Visitor/Member) agree to the terms below. PAR can revise these terms at any time. You indemnify PAR from any claim.
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
The Professionals for Association Revenue (PAR) provides its service, together with information, content, and products, subject to the following Terms of Service (“TOS”), which may be updated by PAR at any time. The Terms of Service govern PAR Member Organizations, Affiliate Organizations and/or third parties it has granted access to the PAR website.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
Professionals for Association Revenue is an organization focused on revenue growth, business development best practices and the financial health of the association business globally. Members of PAR are trade organizations, member associations, and the solution providers serving these industries. The mission of PAR: To inspire revenue growth for association professionals through knowledge, resources and community. PAR website currently provides you and other users with access to a collection of resources, including various communication tools, forums, file areas, and personalized content through its online interface (the "Service"). You understand and agree that the Service may include advertisements or points of view of advertisers, and that these are necessary for PAR to provide you the Service. You also understand and agree that the Service may include certain communications from PAR such as service announcements, e-newsletters, webcasts notifications, or other such communications related to PAR audience. You understand and agree that the Service is provided "AS-IS" and that PAR assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings. You are responsible for obtaining access to the Service, and that access may involve third-party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). You are responsible for those fees, including those fees associated with the display or delivery of advertisements. In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service shall be subject to the TOS.
To access and use certain features of the Service you may be required to provide, without limitation, personal information such as your name, company name, email address and login credentials, and/or payment information. You agree to provide current and complete information and you further consent and authorize us to verify information as required for the access of Services, as applicable.
ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY
Users will receive a username and password as part of the Service's registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under such password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify PAR or its representatives of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from the account at the end of each session. PAR and its representatives will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply.
PAYMENT AND TRIAL CANCELLATION
Payment: Memberships purchased via Mypar.org are billed annually. Your selected payment method will be charged automatically on a recurring annual basis. Your membership will be renewed automatically, and you will be charged in advance of each billing cycle unless you cancel.
Trial: If you subscribed under an introductory offer, at the end of your introductory period, your payment method on file will be charged automatically for the full price of your membership. All Memberships are listed in US Dollars ($)
Trial Cancellation: In order to change or cancel your trial membership, please sign in to your account & select trial membership, cancel.
PAR reserves the right to issue refunds or credits at our sole discretion. If we do issue a refund or credit, we are under no obligation to issue the same or similar refund in the future.
Annual Membership Cancellation: When cancelling an annual membership, all future charges associated with future years of your membership will be cancelled. You may notify us of your intent to cancel at any time; your cancellation will become effective at the end of your current annual billing period. You will not receive a refund, prorated or otherwise, for the remainder of the annual term. However, your membership access and/or delivery and accompanying subscriber benefits will continue for the remainder of the current annual billing period.
Promotional and Trial Offers: From time to time, we may offer introductory pricing at a reduced rate for a specified period of time (“Introductory Offers”). Introductory Offers can only be redeemed by first time subscribers to Mypar.org. If you do not qualify for an Introductory Offer, we reserve the right to reject your order to reflect current member pricing. PAR may determine your eligibility for an Introductory Offer at any time without prior notice and with no liability, to the extent permitted under applicable law.
For all Introductory Offers, we will require you to provide payment details to start a Membership to Mypar.org. By providing such details you agree that we will automatically charge the full price of the Paid Membership on the first day following the end of the Introductory Offer on an annual basis.
If you do not want this charge, you must cancel your membership before the end of the introductory period by logging into your account profile and clicking membership/cancel trial.
In connection with your use of the Services you may access forums, discussion groups, bulletin boards and other “Interactive Services.” You understand that all information, data, text, software, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials (“Content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. You are responsible for Content you upload and you can be held legally liable for what you post. PAR and its representatives do not control the Content posted via the Service and as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Additionally, you agree to release, hold harmless, indemnify and defend PAR and its representatives from any and all legal or civil actions and penalties and costs, including without limitation attorneys' fees, arising from any Content you transmit You agree to not use the Service to:
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially or ethnically objectionable;
- harm minors in any way;
- impersonate any person or entity, including, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent its affiliation with a person or entity;
- forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party;
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," or "pyramid schemes,";
- upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- intentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including, without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law;
- "stalk" or otherwise harass another; or
- collect or store personal data about other users.
You acknowledge that PAR and its representatives do not pre-screen Content, but that PAR and its representatives shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to reclassify within the Service any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, PAR and its representatives shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the TOS.
GOODS AND SERVICES
Sales of any PAR e-Learning course may be eligible for a 100% refund. We have no responsibility or liability whatsoever for goods or services you may obtain from or through other websites or web pages, even if you were directed or linked to such a site or page through PAR Website, nor are we responsible for assisting you in correcting any problem you may experience with Products from any suppliers or PAR sponsors. You agree that your sole and exclusive remedy and our sole, exclusive and maximum liability arising from or relating in any way to any Product shall be the amount you actually paid us (or our suppliers or other e-commerce partners) for it. If a Product is listed at an incorrect price or with incorrect information, we reserve the right to refuse or cancel orders placed for that Product, whether or not the order has been confirmed and even if your account has been charged (in which event we will issue a refund to your account in the amount of the charge). Our creation or transmission of an order confirmation does not signify acceptance of your order, nor constitute a binding confirmation of an offer to sell any Product and we reserve the right to accept or decline your order for any reason up until the time the Product is actually delivered to you. We reserve the right at any time, without prior notice, to limit or reduce the quantity you ordered of any Product and we will notify you if we do so. Products are offered for sale only to end user customers and not for resale. You are responsible for any taxes imposed on the sale or use of Products and applicable taxes may be added to the amount charged for Products purchased on PAR Website.
SPECIAL ADMONITIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL USE
You agree to comply with all applicable laws of the United States regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, You agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.
You agree to indemnify and hold PAR and its representatives, their subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit or make available through the Service, or breach of the TOS.
NO RESALE OF SERVICE
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service.
DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS
Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that PAR and its representatives shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.
PAR website may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other websites or resources. Because PAR and its representatives have no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that PAR and its representatives are not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that PAR and its representatives shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any third-party sites or resources, or any goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
PAR's PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or advertisers may be protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by PAR and its representatives, or advertisers, You agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part. PAR grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on their computer; provided that you do not (and does not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree not to modify the Software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by PAR and its representatives for use in accessing the Service.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
You expressly understand and agree that: your use of the service is at its sole risk to the extent permitted by law. The service is provided on an "As is" and "As available" basis. Par and its representatives expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Par and its representatives make no warranty that (I) the service and information received through the service will meet your requirements, (ii) the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, error-free, or virus-free, (iii) any information that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable. Any material downloaded, viewed or otherwise obtained through the use of the service is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer systems and networks, or loss of data that results from the download, viewing or use of any such material.
EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations of section 13 may not apply to you.
SPECIAL ADMONITION FOR SERVICES RELATING TO FINANCIAL MATTERS
If you receive or request any news, messages, alerts or other information from the Service concerning companies, stock quotes, investments or securities, such information is provided for informational purposes only, and no Content included in the Service is intended for trading or investing purposes. PAR and it representatives, and its licensors shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted or made available via the Service, and shall not be responsible or liable for any trading or investment decisions made based on such information.
Notices to you may be made via email. The Service may also provide notices of changes to the TOS or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the Service. Any Notice that you are required or may desire to give to PAR and its representatives under or in conjunction with the TOS or any agreement between PARties shall be made via email to membership@Mypar.org.org and shall be deemed to have been duly delivered based on the date that the electronic mail is received by PAR mail servers.
TRADEMARKS AND LOGOS
All trademarks, service marks, trade names or other words or symbols ("Marks") identifying PAR and its representatives will remain such Party's exclusive property. You agree to not take any action that jeopardizes the other Party's proprietary rights or acquire any rights in the Marks. Except as specifically stated otherwise in an addendum or amendment hereto, no license to use any PAR logo, or the logos of their representatives is granted in this section.
COPYRIGHTS and COPYRIGHT AGENTS
PAR and its representatives respect the intellectual property of others, and requires you to do the same. If you believe that its work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or its intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide PAR the following information:
- an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
- a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
- Your address, telephone number, and email address;
- 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;
- a statement by you, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.
Upon receipt of such information, PAR and its representatives, at its sole discretion, may perform an investigation and may take appropriate action if it desires.
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