Extraordinary Women in Tech | EWIT 2022 Global Conference

Terms and Conditions

Updated March 24, 2022

 

The following terms and conditions (“Terms”) apply to all individuals who attend the Extraordinary Women in Tech Conference hosted by Avenue Code, LLC (“Avenue Code”) on March 24-25th, 2022 (“the Conference”). By registering for the Conference, and as consideration for your ability to register, attend, and participate in the Conference, you hereby acknowledge that you have read and agree to the following:

Photography, audio and video recording

You consent to Avenue Code using any photos, video or sound recordings, or other media recorded during the Conference of which you may be a part (“Personal Media”) for media outreach efforts, promotional campaigns, various publications/communications, or other business purposes as determined by Avenue Code. You irrevocably grant to Avenue Code all right, title, and interest in the Personal Media without additional payment or consideration and promise not to assert any claims or bring any legal or similar action against Avenue Code or its successors, assigns, or licensees in connection with its exercise of the rights granted by this term.

 

Participation

Avenue Code is dedicated to providing an enjoyable, respectful and safe Conference experience for all attendees. With this in mind, we expect all participants to conduct themselves in a professional and appropriate manner. We do not tolerate bullying or harassment of event participants in any form. We reserve the right to take any and all appropriate actions, including expelling such participant from the Conference with no refund, if we determine within our own discretion that a participant is harassing, bullying, threatening, or otherwise causing harm to other participants or to the hotel venue.

 

Accommodation Requests

You are responsible for advising us at the time of registration or at a reasonable time before the Conference of any special accommodations you may require at the Conference.

 

Registering on behalf of another person

If you are registering on behalf of another person it is your obligation to make sure that the person attending is aware of these Terms and accepts them. By completing and submitting the registration form you are representing and warranting that you have made the person attending aware of these Terms and that they have accepted these Terms.

 

Ticket Conditions

We reserve the right to change the registration prices at any time but any changes will not affect tickets that have already been purchased. We are not obligated to offer any discounts for the Conference and reserve the right to chance or withdraw a discount offer at any time in our sole discretion.

The tickets you purchase are for your own personal use and may not be resold as part of any promotion or competition. Reselling or otherwise transferring your ticket in a manner that is not in accordance with these Terms will void the ticket. Where there has been any resale or attempted resale of any tickets (or any other breach of this term), we reserve the right to cancel the relevant tickets with immediate effect.

 

Changes or Cancellation of the Conference

Circumstances beyond our control may require us to substitute, alter, postpone, or cancel the content, format, panelists, venue, timing, or other details of the Conference. We will try to notify you as soon as reasonably practicable of any substitutions, postponements, or changes by posting the updated information on the Conference website. We reserve the right to make any changes at any time and will not be liable to you for any costs, damages, or loss related to such changes or cancellation apart from refund of the registration fees. 

 

Conference Materials

Materials shared or distributed at or in connection with the Conference (“Conference Materials”) are intended for information purposes only. do not provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties that the Conference Materials are complete or accurate and do not accept any responsibility or liability for reliance by you or any person on any aspect of the Conference and/or Conference Materials.

All intellectual property rights (“IP”) in and to the Conference and the Conference Materials are owned by us, our related companies, and/or the Conference sponsors or speakers participating in the Conference. You agree not to record, reproduce, modify, distribute, license, perform, publish, create derivative works from or use the Conference Materials for any reason not specified in such material.

 

Limitation of Liability

You acknowledge and agree that views expressed by speakers at or in connection with the Conference are their own and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for any advice given or views expressed during or in connection with the Conference. The Conference does not constitute legal, financial, professional, medical or tax advice and cannot be used for such purposes. We expressly disclaim any liability or responsibility for usage of, implementation of, impact from, or communications of the ideas or discussions presented by any attendee, speaker or other participant at the Conference

To the fullest extent allowed by applicable law, our total aggregate liability arising under or in connection with the performance or contemplated performance of the Terms is limited to the total registration fees paid by you to us. Nothing in these Terms purports to exclude or limit liability for any fraudulent statement or act or in respect of any liability that cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

 

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us, our related companies, affiliates, third-party service providers, and our respective employees, contractors, agents, officers, and directors harmless from all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including legal fees, that arise out of or are related to any breach of the Terms by you or any other liabilities we incur that arise out of your attendance or participation at the Conference.

 

Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting your personal information. These Terms include and incorporate by reference our Privacy Policy, which explains the types of information collected, stored, shared and processed in connection with the Conference, how and why we use such information, who we share it with, and your legal rights.

 

COVID-19 Acknowledgment

We will implement preventative safety and health measures to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 but cannot guarantee that participants will not be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 or other infectious diseases.  By attending the conference, you voluntarily assume the risk and responsibility for any possible exposure or infection.  

 

Force Majeure

It is possible that the Conference may be cancelled or postponed at any given time due to a “Force Majeure Event”, including (a) power or server outages or issues (b) update or maintenance periods (c) acts of God, flood, drought, earthquake or other natural disasters; (d) epidemic or pandemic; (e) terrorist attacks, civil wars, civil commotions or riots, war, threat of or preparation for war, armed conflict, imposition of sanctions, embargo, or breaking off of diplomatic relations; (f) nuclear, chemical or biological contamination or sonic boom; (g) any law or any action taken by a government or public authority; (h) collapse of buildings, fire, explosion or accident; (i) any labor or trade dispute, strikes, industrial action or lockouts; (j) non-performance by suppliers or subcontractors; (k) interruption or failure of utility service and/or (l) electronic or communications failure. We will try to notify you of any cancellations or postponements as soon as reasonably practicable. 

We will not be liable to you for any costs, damages, or loss caused by any Force Majeure Event apart from refund of the registration fees. 

 

Changes to This Policy

These Terms apply to you from the date of publishing and until these Terms are superseded by a new version. We may update these Terms at any time.

 

Contact Us

We are happy to answer any questions you may have related to these Terms. Please contact us by email at marketing@avenuecode.com or by mail at 26 O’Farrell Street, Ste. 600, San Francisco, CA 94108, attn: EWIT Conference Organizer.

 

Additional Terms

These Terms (including our privacy policy) contain the entire agreement and understanding between us in respect to the Conference and supersede any other prior, written or oral agreements. You confirm that in agreeing to accept these Terms you have not relied on any representation that is not expressly included herein.. However, nothing in these Terms purports to exclude liability for any fraudulent statement or act.

If we fail to assert any of our rights or require your performance under these Terms, this does not mean we have waived our rights or remedies against you and will not mean that you do not have to comply with your obligations.

Any dispute between you and us that relates to these terms will be settled in good faith.  If you and us cannot agree to a resolution of any dispute within ten (10) business days, then such dispute will be settled by binding arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”).   The arbitration proceeding will occur in San Francisco County, California, and each party will bear its own costs relating to such arbitration. The arbitration and all related proceedings and discovery will take place pursuant to a protective order entered by the arbitrator that adequately protects the confidential nature of the parties’ proprietary and confidential information.

These Terms will be construed will be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without regard to that state’s conflict of laws principles.  Any proceeding relating to this Agreement or the subject matter hereof or the relationship of the parties will be brought only in federal or state court in the County of San Francisco, California, and each party hereby generally and unconditionally submits to and accepts the jurisdiction of such courts. 

If a court with jurisdiction over these Terms finds that any part of these Terms is wholly or partly unenforceable, you and us agree that where possible, the court should modify the terms to make that part enforceable while still achieving its intent. If any part of these Terms is determined to be invalid or illegal, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall remain in effect and full force.

These Terms are personal to you. You agree not to assign or transfer your rights or obligations under these Terms to anyone else without receiving our prior written consent. We may assign or transfer these Terms without your consent by providing you with notice.

You and us agree that no agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of these Terms and you do not have any authority of any kind to bind us in any respect.

You agree that the only way you can provide us with a legal notice is at the address(s) set out in the “Contact Us” section above. We will send all information related to the Conference in electronic form to as the email address you have provided at the time of  registration.