Effective October 3, 2017
- Updates to this Agreement. We may modify this Agreement from time to time. We will notify you of material changes to this Agreement by posting the amended terms on the Sites. If you do not agree with the proposed changes, you should discontinue your use of the Sites. If you continue using the Sites after the new terms take effect, you will be bound by the modified Agreement.
- Affirmative Representations Regarding Your Use of the Sites. When you use the Sites, you represent that: (a) the information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) your use of the Sites and your use of services available on the Sites do not violate any applicable law or regulation; (c) you are 18 years of age or older; (d) you are of sufficient legal age or otherwise have legal capacity to legally enter into this Agreement, (e) you will use the Sites in compliance with applicable law, and (f) if you use the Sites, including registration functions, for a corporation or any other entity that you have the full authority to do so.
- Registrations. You may register either to exhibit at or attend Coffee Fest using forms provided by us or via the Sites. If you register via the Sites, the terms and conditions set out in the registration materials apply as if provided in these Terms and you expressly agree to all of them. In addition, you agree that you shall pay Coffee Fest all applicable fees and taxes. We (or our third-party payment processor) shall process your credit card, bank account or other approved payment facility that you provided during the registration proves for the full payment of the fees and any applicable taxes and you hereby consent to the same. All payments will be charged and made in U.S. dollars.
You must provide current, complete, and accurate billing and credit card information. You must promptly update all billing information (such as company name, if applicable, billing address, card number, and expiration date) to keep your account current, complete, and accurate, and you must promptly contact us if your credit card is lost or stolen, or if you become aware of a potential breach of account security (such as an unauthorized disclosure or use of your Sign-In Name or Password). You hereby authorize us to obtain or determine updated or replacement expiration dates for your credit card in the event that the credit card you provided us expires. We reserve the right to charge any renewal card issued to you to the same extent as the expired card. If payment is not received from your credit card issuer, you hereby agree to pay all amounts due upon demand. You agree to pay all costs of collection, including attorney’s fees and costs, on any outstanding balance. In certain instances, the issuer of your credit card may charge you a foreign transaction fee or related charges, which you will be responsible to pay. You are advised to check with your bank and credit card issuer for details.
All registrations are subject to the terms and conditions provided to you at the time of registration and you agree to all such terms and conditions.
- Rules Governing Prohibited Activities. You agree that you in connection with your use of the Sites, you will not:
(a) use the Sites for any unauthorized purpose including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of other users by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or other electronic communications, or engaging in scraping the Sites, unauthorized framing of, or linking to, the Sites without our express written consent;
(b) transmit chain letters, bulk or junk email or interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on the Sites or the networks or services connected to the Sites, including without limitation, hacking into the Sites, or using the system to send unsolicited or commercial emails, bulletins, comments or other communications;
(c) impersonate any other person or entity, sell or let others use your profile or password (if applicable), provide false or misleading identification or address information, or invade the privacy, or violate the personal or proprietary right, of any person or entity;
(d) decompile, disassemble, modify, translate, adapt, reverse engineer, create derivative works from or sublicense the Sites, or any portion thereof; or
(e) circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of the Sites or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Materials (as defined in Section 6) or enforce limitations on use of the Sites or the Materials on the Sites.
- Our Intellectual Property Rights. All of the content on the Sites and the trademarks, service marks, and logos contained on the Sites and occasionally available for download or use on social media ("Materials"), are owned by or licensed to us and are subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under United States and foreign laws and international conventions. The Sites and the Materials are for your information and use in connection with the Coffee Fest only and not otherwise for commercial exploitation. You agree that any use you make of the Materials will abide by the terms and directions provided on the Sites and that you will not use the Materials in any other fashion. We reserve all rights not expressly granted in and to the Sites, and the Materials. If you download or print a copy of the Materials for your own use, you must retain all trademark, copyright and other proprietary notices contained in and on the Materials. All goodwill generated from the use of the Materials including without limitation all trademarks, service marks, and logos inures to our benefit.
You further agree not to access the Sites by any means other than through the interface that we provide, unless otherwise specifically authorized by us in a separate written agreement.
- Our Management of the Sites
a) We reserve the right, but do not undertake the obligation to: (i) monitor or review the Sites for violations of this Agreement and for compliance with our policies; (ii) report to law enforcement authorities and/or take legal action against anyone who violates this Agreement; and (iii) manage the Sites in a manner designed to protect our and third parties' rights and property or to facilitate the proper functioning of the Sites.
(b) WITHOUT LIMITING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO, IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION, AND WITHOUT NOTICE OR LIABILITY, DENY ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITES TO ANY PERSON FOR ANY REASON OR FOR NO REASON AT ALL, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION FOR BREACH OF ANY REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR COVENANT CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT, OR OF ANY APPLICABLE LAW OR REGULATION.
- Term Survival
(a) Term. This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Sites. You may terminate your use or participation at any time, for any reason, by ceasing to use the Sites. We may also, in our sole discretion, limit, suspend, or terminate the Sites or prohibit access to them.
(b) Survival. Even after you cease using the Sites or following termination, the provisions of this Agreement applicable by their terms after termination and as set forth in Sections 6, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15 will remain in effect.
- Class Action Waiver. You agree that any arbitration or proceeding shall be limited to the Dispute between us and you individually. To the full extent permitted by law, (i) no arbitration or proceeding shall be joined with any other; (ii) there is no right or authority for any Dispute to be arbitrated or resolved on a class action-basis or to utilize class action procedures; and (iii) there is no right or authority for any Dispute to be brought in a purported representative capacity on behalf of the general public or any other persons. YOU AGREE THAT YOU MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST US ONLY IN YOUR INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING.
- Warranty Disclaimer; Limitation on Liability
Disclaimer of Warranties
(a) ALL MATERIALS OR ITEMS PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE," WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND. BY OPERATING THE SITES, WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR IMPLY THAT WE ENDORSE ANY MATERIALS OR ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OR LINKED TO BY THE SITES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, CONTENT HOSTED ON THIRD PARTY SITES, OR THAT WE BELIEVE ANY MATERIALS OR ITEMS TO BE ACCURATE, USEFUL OR NON-HARMFUL. WE CANNOT GUARANTEE AND DO NOT PROMISE ANY SPECIFIC RESULTS FROM USE OF THE SITES. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THE SITES SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITES WILL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE AND EACH OF OUR AFFILIATED ENTITIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, OUR PARENT ENTITIES AND SUBSIDIARIES AND OUR AND THEIR ADVERTISERS, LICENSORS, SPONSORS, EXHIBITORS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, INVESTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SERVICE PROVIDERS AND OTHER CONTRACTORS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITES AND YOUR USE THEREOF.
(b) WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS OR COMPLETENESS OF THE SITES' CONTENT, THE CONTENT OF ANY SITE LINKED TO THE SITES, INFORMATION OR ANY OTHER ITEMS OR MATERIALS ON THE SITES OR LINKED TO BY THE SITES. WE ASSUME NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (A) ERRORS, MISTAKES OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT AND MATERIALS, (B) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SITES OR SERVICES, (C) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (D) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE SITES, (E) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE SITES BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (F) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT AND MATERIALS OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SITES.
(c) Limited Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFIT DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITES, MATERIALS OR ANY OTHER CONTENT THEREIN. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED IN THIS AGREEMENT, OUR LIABILITY TO YOU IN RESPECT OF ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE SUFFERED BY YOU AND ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR FOR BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY OR IN ANY OTHER WAY SHALL NOT EXCEED $50.
(d) Exceptions to Disclaimers and Liability Limitations. SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF YOU RESIDE IN ONE OF THESE STATES OR JURISDICTIONS, THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS IN THIS SECTION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
- Indemnity. You agree to indemnify and hold us, our subsidiaries, affiliates, parent companies and licensors and their respective officers, agents, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Sites or Materials in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above.
- Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and us regarding the use of the Sites and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous understandings and agreements between you and us related to the subject matter hereof. The section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not operate as a waiver of the applicable right or provision. This Agreement operates to the fullest extent permissible by law. If any provision or part of a provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that provision or part of the provision is deemed severable from this Agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. We may assign our rights under this Agreement without your approval. This Agreement is governed by the laws of the United States of America and of the State of Georgia without regard to their conflict of laws provisions.
- No Modifications by Our Employees. If any of our employees offers to modify the terms of this Agreement, he or she is not acting as an agent for us or speaking on our behalf. You may not rely, and should not act in reliance on, any statement or communication from our employees or anyone else purporting to act on our behalf.
- Contact Information. If you have any questions about this Agreement or your account, you may contact us by email at email@example.com
- Children. The Sites are not intended for children under 18 years of age. We do not knowingly collect or distribute personal information from or about children under the age of 18.
2. Information Collected by Us.
(a) Information You Directly and Voluntarily Provide to Us. We may collect information that you provide to us if you sign up to receive information from us by email, register to exhibit at or attend any of our events, communicate with any of our departments such as customer service, sales or technical services, or if you participate in any activities conducted through the Sites, such as newsletters.
(b) Information That We Automatically Collect Through the Sites. In addition to information that you directly and voluntarily provide to us, we may automatically collect information about you when you use the Sites. We may link information we gather automatically from you with information that we directly collect from you through the Sites. We automatically collect information from you in the following ways:
(i) Web Browsers. We may automatically gather information about you that your web browser, depending on your settings, may make available to us. This information may include information such as your Internet Protocol ("IP") address, operating system and browser type, and the locations of the web pages you view before arriving at, while navigating and after leaving the Sites.
(ii) Google Analytics. Visitors to the Sites may be tracked using Google Analytics. Google Analytics collects the following types of information from users of the Sites:
• Type of user agent (web browser) used, software manufacture and version number.
• Type of operating system
• Screen colors (color processing ability of the user’s screen)
• Flash version
• Screen resolution
• Network location and IP address
• Country, city, state, region, county, or any other geographic data
• Bandwidth (internet connection speed)
• Time of visit
• Pages visited
• Time spent on each page of the website
• Referring site statistics
• The website (URI) the user came through in order to arrive at the Sites (example: clicking on a hyperlink from Aol.com that took the user to this website)
• Search engine query used (example: typing in a phrase into a search engine like Google, and clicking on a link from that search engine)
The data collected by Google Analytics is primarily used to optimize the Sites for our visitors, however we also use this data for marketing purposes. An example of how we use this data for marketing purposes is that we tell potential advertisers how many users visit the Sites, where visitors come from, and how they arrive at the Sites.
The data we automatically collect using Google Analytics is shared with Google. For more information on Google's Privacy Policies, visit: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html. You can also opt-out of having your information used by Google Analytics by following the instructions located at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
We may also use Google Analytics for Display Advertising and, specifically, Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting, on the Sites to help us display advertising for products or services that we think may be of interest to you. We will use demographic information we collect through our use of Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting for purposes of performing internal statistical analytics relating to the Sites and for any other lawful purpose. You can opt-out of receiving interest-based advertisements through the Sites, as well as customize the types of advertisements that will be displayed to you through the Sites, by following the instructions located at https://support.google.com/ads.
We may use data we receive from advertising technology partners to match multiple devices associated with the same identifier as devices belonging to the same user or household. Where we are able to make such a match, we may use this information to deliver targeted advertisements across multiple devices on behalf of ourselves or third parties.
(iii) Other Third Party Services. In addition to Google Analytics, we may use other third party services to automatically collect information from you. The information automatically collected through the Sites may be used for any lawful purpose including sale of the data, marketing and the like.
(v) Web Beacons. A "Web Beacon" is an object that is embedded in a web page. It is usually invisible to you but allows us to check whether you have viewed a particular web page or email communication. We may place Web Beacons on pages of the Sites and in emails we send to you. You may not decline Web Beacons.
(vi) Mobile Devices. If you access a Site through a mobile device, we may also be able to identify the location of your mobile device. You may choose not to share your location details with us by adjusting your mobile device’s location services settings. For instructions on changing the relevant settings, please contact your service provider or device manufacturer.
(vii) California Do Not Track Disclosures. Your browser may allow you to adjust your browser settings so that “do not track” requests are sent to the websites that you visit. However, we will not disable tracking technology that may be active on the Sites in response to any “do not track” requests that we receive from your browser.
4. Information You Share on the Sites. Some portions of the Sites during certain periods may allow you to submit comments, reviews, ratings and other information which may be displayed on the Sites and viewed by others. We recommend that you do not post any information on the Sites that you do not want to make available to other users of the Sites or the public generally. YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY LOSS OF PRIVACY OR OTHER HARM RESULTING FROM INFORMATION YOU POST ON THE SITES.
5. Information You Share Through Social Media Services. If you post any comments, reviews, photos or other information on our Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest pages, we may display those comments, reviews, photos or information on the Sites. In addition, your use of these social media services may result in the collection or sharing of information about you by these social media services. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and settings on the social media services with which you interact to make sure you understand the information that may be collected, used, and shared by those social media services.
6. How We Use the Information We Collect. We use the information we gather through the Sites to help us better understand how the Sites are being used and as part of our business. By identifying patterns and trends in usage, we are able to better design the Sites to improve your experiences, both in terms of content and ease of use. We may also use this information to contact and communicate with you, including to send you information about products or services we think might of interest to you and to respond to your communications and requests.
7. How We Share Your Information with Third Parties.
(a) We may use the information we collect:
- To provide information to third parties that may provide you with personalized content and advertising about their stores, restaurants, activities, products and services.
- To alert you to new features, terms, content, services or products.
- To send emails or newsletters, and to provide you with personalized content in the newsletters.
- To monitor and analyze information regarding your browsing and viewing preferences.
- To analyze our users’ demographics and interests.
- To administer the Sites and the content of the Sites.
- To process and respond to your inquiries.
- To improve the Sites.
- For the purposes for which you provided the information.
- To advertise, promote, publicize, market the Sites and our events.
(b) You authorize us to transmit email to you to respond to your communications and administer the Sites and anything relating to the Sites. Unsubscribe instructions are included in each promotional email from us or you may send an email requesting to opt-out of communications to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that such requests may take up to ten (10) days to become effective.
We also may use and share non-personally identifiable information with third parties.
(d) Children. The Sites are not directed toward children under 13 years of age nor do we knowingly collect information from children under age 13 on the Sites or offline. If you are under 13, you are not permitted to register for emails or newsletters or to otherwise submit any personally identifiable information to us. If you provide information to us through the Sites, you represent that you are 18 years of age or older.
8. Protection of Personal Information
We use reasonable administrative, physical and electronic security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of personal information. No transmission of data over the internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under our control to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect personal information, neither w nor our service providers can ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us over the internet. Any such transmission is at your own risk.
10. Notice of Privacy Rights of California Residents
If you are a California resident and have provided personal information to us, you are entitled by law to request certain information regarding any disclosure that may have been made by us to third parties of personal information for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, send a message to email@example.com
The message should specify that you seek your “California Customer Choice Privacy Notice.” Please allow thirty (30) days for a response. We are required to respond to only one request per customer each year, and are not required to respond to requests made by means other than through the above e-mail address.
We will not share your personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes if you request that we do not do so. You may make such a request by sending us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org
When contacting us, please indicate your name, address, email address, and what personal information you do not want us to share with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Please note that there is no charge for controlling the sharing of your personal information or for processing this request.
11. Important Notice to Non-U.S. Residents