Attendance and Participation Terms and Conditions
These are the terms (the “Agreement”) governing your attendance at and participation in any Global Attain Advancement events.
By registering for any of our Event you agree to these terms, which form a binding legal contract between Global Attain Advancement, LLC and the registered attendee or participant (“you”). If you are registering on behalf of another individual, it is your responsibility to ensure the person attending is aware of these terms and accepts them. By completing the registration on behalf of another individual you are warranting that you have made the attendee or participant aware of these terms and that they have accepted these terms.
1 Attendee Requirements
1.1 Admittance. Your registration entitles you to admittance to the Event for which you have registered. Any and all other costs associated with your attendance (including without limitation travel and accommodation expenses) shall be borne solely by you, and Global Attain Advancement shall have no liability for such costs.
1.2 Use of Likeness. By attending any of our Events, you acknowledge and agree to grant Global Attain Advancement the right at the Event to record, film, photograph, or capture your likeness in any media available or hereafter developed and to distribute, broadcast, use, or otherwise globally to disseminate, in perpetuity, such media without any further approval from you or any payment to you. This grant to Global Attain Advancement includes, but is not limited to, the right to edit such media, the right to use the media alone or together with other information, and the right to allow others to use or disseminate the media.
1.3 Event Content. You acknowledge and agree that Global Attain Advancement, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to change any and all aspects of the Event, including but not limited to, the Event name, themes, content, program, speakers, performers, hosts, moderators, venue, and time.
1.4 Age Requirements. No one under the age of 18, including children in strollers accompanying their parents, will be admitted at our events.
1.5 In any of our events that required Identification. All attendees must provide one Photo ID form of identification.
1.6 In any of our events that required attendee Badge Usage. Attendee badges must be worn at all times in Event areas.
1.7 Visa Requirements. In any of our events that attracts attendee Globally, It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to take care of any government visa requirements. Attendees who require an entry visa should allow sufficient time for the application procedure. Attendees should contact the nearest embassy or consulate to determine the appropriate timing of their visa applications. Global Attain Advancement will not contact embassies and consulates on behalf of visa applicants or provide any other assistance relating to visa issues. Failure to obtain a visa in advance of an Event does not constitute a valid basis for obtaining a refund.
2 Prohibited Conduct
2.1 Limitations on Use. By registering for any of our Events, you agree not to sell, trade, transfer, or share your complimentary code or badge. In the event that Global Attain Advancement determines that you have violated this policy, Global Attain Advancement may cancel your badge(s), retain any payments made by you, report you to law enforcement authorities, and ban you from future Global Attain Advancement Events.
2.2 Disruptive Conduct. You acknowledge and agree that Global Attain Advancement reserves the right to remove you from any of our events, in its sole discretion, determines that your presence or behavior create a disruption or hinder the Event or the enjoyment of the Event by other attendees.
2.3 Badge Misuse. Attendees wearing badges from previous Events or falsified badges and/or sharing or swapping badges will be immediately ejected from the Event and banned from future Events organized by Global Attain Advancement. Global Attain Advancement considers such conduct theft of service, trespassing, and fraud and will report violators to law enforcement authorities. If such conduct is discovered after an Event, violators will be invoiced according to onsite registration pricing and will be required to pay their invoice in full in order to avoid being reported to law enforcement authorities.
2.4 Unethical/Non-Compliant Marketing. Global Attain Advancement reserves the right to deny admission to anyone who engages in or is reputed to engage in unethical or non-compliant marketing practices.
2.5 Photography, Recording, and Videotaping. Attendees may not record audio or video of events at Global Attain Advancement Events. Global Attain Advancement allows cameras on the show floor. Attendees may take pictures within the show for purposes of company or annual reports, company media pieces, marketing materials, etc.
3.1 Payment. The payment of the applicable fees for any Events is due upon registration. If such payment is insufficient or declined for any reason, Global Attain Advancement may refuse to admit you to the Event and shall have no liability in that regard.
3.2 Taxes. The fees may be subject sales tax, value added tax, or other taxes and duties which, if applicable, will be charged to you in addition to the fees.
4 Cancellation, Substitution, and Lost Badge Policy
4.1 Refund requests postmarked less than sixty (60) calendar days, but prior to fourteen (14) calendar days before the start of the conference will receive a 50% refund, less a $10.00 administrative fee. Refund requests postmarked within fourteen (14) calendar days of the date of the Event will not be eligible for a refund; however, substitutions (subject to availability) may be arranged at the sole discretion of Global Attain Advancement in accordance with the Attendee Change Policy below.
4.2 All cancellations and requests for refunds MUST be submitted in writing by the deadlines listed within this policy. Telephone and fax requests WILL NOT be honored. Request should be made via email no later than sixty (60) calendar days prior to the first day of the event to receive a full refund of the registration fee (minus an administrative fee of $10.00).
Send request to:
Global Attain Advancement, LLC.
4.3 Refunds will be sent within four to six weeks after the conference has concluded.
4.4 Attendee changes or substitutions made to any attendee registration can be done until the first date of the Event for a $10.00 administrative service charge. Substitutions or changes done on site after the Event has commenced will be subject to a $20 administrative service charge.
4.5 Once you have received your badge on site, it cannot be changed, substituted, or reissued to a different person.
4.6 If your badge is lost, a replacement will only be issued at the current onsite rate.
4.7 Transferring Tickets. In the event that you are unable to attend any of our events you have paid for, you can transfer your ticket to a nominated new attendee subject to notifying us and providing us with their full contact details before the event starts. The new attendee must also meet any relevant pre-course criteria as applicable before the event starts.
4.8 Force Majeure. If the event purchased by this agreement is cancelled because of an act of God, an inevitable accident, fire, blackout, flood, any other calamity or events beyond the direct control of both parties, then the promoter may at its option either postpone the event from the original date and location, or cancel and refund the ticket price minus any processing and facility fees.
5 Registration Confirmation, Global Attain Advancement Updates.
5.1 Once you have completed your registration, you will receive your registration confirmation by email. Please ensure that your valid email is entered correctly on the registration form. Be sure to check your junk email box to in case any of your Global Attain Advancement email(s) are caught by spam filters. It is expected that you will supply true and accurate information about yourself when registering and buying tickets. Your safety and privacy is a concern and is addressed in our Privacy Statement available at (http://www.gaadvancement.com/privacy)
5.2 You will receive essential information for registered attendees electronically at the email address and mailing address that provided on your registration form.
7 Intellectual Property
7.1 All intellectual property rights in and to our Events, the Event content, and all materials distributed at or in connection with the Event are owned by Global Attain Advancement, LLC. Or the Event sponsors or speakers presenting at the Event. You may not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce any trademarks at the Event, in any Event content or in any materials distributed at or in connection with the Event for any reason without the prior written permission of Global Attain Advancement, LLC.
7.2 For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to vest in you any legal or beneficial right in or to any trademarks or other intellectual property rights owned or used under license by Global Attain Advancement, LLC nor does this Agreement grant to you any right or license to any other intellectual property rights of Global Attain Advancement, LLC.
8 Disclaimer of Warranties, Limitation of Liability
8.1 Global Attain Advancement, gives no warranties in respect of any aspect of the Event or any materials related thereto or offered at the Event and, to the fullest extent possible under the laws governing this Agreement, disclaims all implied warranties, including but not limited to warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, timeliness, and merchantability. The Event is provided on an “as-is” basis. Global Attain Advancement, does not accept any responsibility or liability for reliance by you or any person on any aspect of the Event or any information provided at the Event.
8.2 Except as required by law, Global Attain Advancement shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential costs, damages or losses arising directly or indirectly from the Event or other aspect related thereto or in connection with this Agreement.
8.3 The maximum aggregate liability of Global Attain Advancement for any claim in any way connected with, or arising from, the Event or this Agreement, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise (including any negligent act or omission), shall be limited to the amount paid by you to Global Attain Advancement under this Agreement.
Global Attain Advancement’s failure to exercise any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder. Global Attain Advancement shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond Global Attain Advancement’s reasonable control. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. This Agreement is not assignable, transferable or sub-licensable by you except with Global Attain Advancement’s prior written consent. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Texas and the parties shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Texas courts. A party that substantially prevails in an action brought under this Agreement is entitled to recover from the other party its reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs. Both parties agree that this Agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of this Agreement, and that all modifications must be in a writing signed by both parties, except as otherwise provided herein. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this Agreement and you acknowledge that you do not have any authority of any kind to bind Global Attain Advancement in any respect whatsoever.