Terms of Service
Last Updated September 5, 2018
Acceptance of Terms
By using the Site, and submitting data or information via the Site, you agree to the terms of this Agreement and to any follow additional rules and guidelines that we post on the Site. We may make changes to this Agreement from time to time; we may notify you of such changes by any reasonable means, including by posting the revised version of this Agreement on the Site. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement to see when it was last updated. You can easily determine when we last changed this Agreement by referring to the "Last Updated" language at the very top of this Agreement. Your use of the Site following changes to this Agreement will constitute your acceptance of those changes. We may, at any time, modify or discontinue all or part of the Site; refuse to provide any user with access to the Site; charge, modify, or waive fees required to use the Site; or offer opportunities to some or all Site users. Your sole and exclusive remedy in the event of any issue with the Site is to stop using the Site.
Age and Ability to Enter into This Agreement
By using the Site, you affirm that you are of legal age to enter into this Agreement or, if you are not, that you have obtained parental or guardian consent to enter into this Agreement. You further affirm you are over the age of thirteen, and if you are under the age of thirteen you are not permitted to use the Site. If you believe we have information or data collected from a child under the age of thirteen, you agree you will let us know by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are based in Orlando, Florida. The Site is controlled and operated from the United States. The Site may not be appropriate or available for use in some jurisdictions outside of the United States, depending on your local laws and regulations. If you access the Site, you do so at your own risk, and you are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules, and regulations. We may limit the Site's availability, in whole or in part, to any person, geographic area, or jurisdiction we choose, at any time and in our sole discretion. You agree that your use of the Site, and any dispute relating to the Site, is governed exclusively by Florida law, without regard to choice of law and conflict of law principles.
Description of the Services
We may provide users of the Site with access to general information and services about us, including without limitation, information such as newsletters, updates, articles, event details, videos, photos, text, data, and other similar content, as well as services such as event registration, subscription management, research tools, videos, links to third-party websites, and online forms that you can fill out to receive information or be contacted by us (such information and services, collectively, the "Services"). Any such email or communication will not be treated as confidential by us unless it is submitted through the appropriate mediums and that medium expressly states that all information submitted will be treated as confidential. No user of this Site should act or refrain from acting on the basis of information included on this Site. We expressly disclaim all liability in respect of actions taken or not taken based on any contents of this Site.
Information You Submit
Rules of Conduct
While using the Site you must comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. In addition, we expect users of the Site to respect the rights and dignity of others. Your use of the Site is conditioned on your compliance with the rules of conduct set forth in this section; your failure to comply with such rules may result in termination of your access to the Site. You further agree that you will not use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application or other manual or automatic device to retrieve, index, "scrape," "data mine," or in any way gather Site content or reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site without our express prior written consent. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we grant the operators of public online search engines limited permission to use search retrieval applications to reproduce materials from the Site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of such materials solely in connection with each operator’s public online search service. We reserve the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific instances.
You may need to register to use part(s) of the Site. We may reject, or require that you change, any username, password, or other information that you provide to us in registering. Your username and password are for your personal use only and should be kept confidential; you are responsible for any use of your username and password, and you agree to promptly notify us of any confidentiality breach or unauthorized use of your username and password, or your Site account.
Accuracy of Information
We attempt to ensure that information on this Site is complete, accurate, and current. Despite our efforts, the information on this Site may occasionally be inaccurate, incomplete, or out of date. We make no representation as to the completeness, accuracy, or currentness of any information on this Site. If you notice anything on the Site that you believe to be inaccurate or incorrect, please let us know by emailing us at email@example.com.
We and our respective licensors own the information and materials made available through the Site. Such information and materials may be protected by copyright, trademark, patent, and other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized in advance by us, you agree not to reproduce, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on any part of the Site or any information or materials made available through the Site. Our trademarks and service marks include, and any associated trademarks, service marks, and logos. All trademarks and service marks on the Site not owned by us are the property of their respective owners. You may not use our trademarks and service marks in connection with any product or service that is not ours, or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting any license or right to use any trademarks or service marks without express prior written consent of the owner.
The Site may provide links to other websites. We are not responsible for and do not endorse external websites. We may allow you to link to the Site directly from another website; if you do link to the Site, you agree that you will disable and remove any such link promptly upon our request.
Limitations of Liability and Disclaimers
THE SITE AND ALL SERVICES, INFORMATION, GOODS, AND MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, AND WE DISCLAIM ALL STATUTORY OR IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, TERMS, AND CONDITIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE AND ALL SERVICES, INFORMATION, GOODS, AND MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, INCLUDING THE REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT, AND TITLE. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT THE SITE (OR ANY PART THEREOF) WILL BE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, OR ERROR-FREE, NOR THAT ANY PARTICULAR SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE, WILL BE COMPATIBLE WITH THE SITE, AND YOU HEREBY AGREE THAT IT IS YOUR SOLE RESPONSIBILITY TO (A) OBTAIN AND PAY FOR ANY SOFTWARE, HARDWARE AND SERVICES (INCLUDING INTERNET CONNECTIVITY) NEEDED TO ACCESS AND USE THE SITE AND (B) ENSURE THAT ANY SOFTWARE, HARDWARE, AND SERVICES THAT YOU USE WILL FUNCTION CORRECTLY WITH THE SITE. YOU AGREE THAT YOU MUST EVALUATE, AND THAT YOU BEAR ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH, THE USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING ANY RELIANCE ON THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE.
WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE OR THE GOODS OR SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE, NOR FOR ANY DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF OTHER INTANGIBLES, LOSS OF SECURITY OF INFORMATION YOU HAVE PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE, OR UNAUTHORIZED INTERCEPTION OF ANY SUCH INFORMATION BY THIRD PARTIES, EVEN IF ADVISED IN ADVANCE OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES. FURTHER, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR FROM ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS ON THE SITE. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE IS TO STOP USING THE SITE. OUR MAXIMUM LIABILITY FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE SHALL BE THE TOTAL AMOUNT, IF ANY, PAID BY YOU TO US TO ACCESS AND USE THE SITE.
IT IS POSSIBLE THAT APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW FOR LIMITATIONS ON CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR EXCLUSIONS OR LIMITATIONS OF CERTAIN DAMAGES; SOLELY TO THE EXTENT THAT SUCH LAW APPLIES TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS. IF APPLICABLE LAW PROHIBITS THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF A PARTY’S LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY SUCH PARTY’S NEGLIGENCE, FRAUD, OR ANY OTHER MATTER, THEN SUCH PARTY’S LIABILITY WILL NOT BE LIMITED OR EXCLUDED TO THE EXTENT OF SUCH PROHIBITION UNDER SUCH APPLICABLE LAW.
Except to the extent prohibited under applicable law, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold us or our affiliates harmless from and against all claims, losses, costs, and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) arising out of your use of, or activities in connection with, the Site or any violation of this Agreement.
We may, at any time and for any reason, terminate your access to or use of: (a) the Site, (b) your user name and password or (c) any files or information associated with your username and password. If we terminate your access to the Site, you will not have the right to bring claims against us or our affiliates with respect to such termination. We and our affiliates shall not be liable for any termination of your access to the Site or to any such information or files, and (except as may be required under mandatory applicable law) shall not be required to make such information or files available to you after any such termination. We may take steps that we believe are appropriate to enforce or verify compliance with any part of this Agreement (including our right to cooperate with any legal process relating to your use of the Site or any third-party claim that your use of the Site is unlawful or infringes such third party’s rights).
Governing Law; Dispute Resolution
You hereby agree that this Agreement (and any claim or dispute arising in connection with this Agreement or your use of the Site) is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, U.S.A., without regard to its principles of conflicts of law, and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located in Orange County, Florida, U.S.A., and waive any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections thereto.
In exchange for the mutual promises contained in this Agreement, and as a condition of your use of the Site, we both agree that any dispute or controversy arising out of, relation to, or in connection with this Agreement, the interpretation, validity, construction, performance, breach or termination of this Agreement, or any issue arising out of your use of the Site, shall be settled by binding arbitration
By your use of the Site, you are (and we are also) waiving all rights to have their disputes heard or decided by a jury or in a court trial and the right to pursue any class or representative claims against each other in court, arbitration, or any other proceeding. The arbitrator shall have not jurisdiction or authority to compel any class or collective claim, or to consolidate different arbitration proceedings with or join any other party to an arbitration between you and us. We both expressly intend and agree that:
class action and representative action procedures shall not be asserted, nor will they apply, in any arbitration pursuant to this Agreement;
each will not assert class or collective action or representative action claims against the other in arbitration or otherwise;
each will only submit their own, individual claims in arbitration and will not seek to represent the interests of any other person; and
any claims by you will not be joined, consolidated, or heard together with claims of any other individual or entity.
Pursuant to 47 U.S.C. Section 230(d) as amended, we hereby notify you that parental control protections are commercially available that may assist you in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors. Information identifying current providers of such protections is available at: http://onguardonline.gov. Please note that we do not endorse any of the products or services listed at these sites.
We may also provide notice of changes to this Agreement or other matters by displaying such notices or by providing links to such notices.