Terms of Use

Access to and use of the Massachusetts Conference for Women (“The Conference”) Website and our Virtual Event (collectively referred to as “Our Website”) are subject to the following conditions. Should you disagree with these conditions, we must ask you not to use this Website.

Modification right

The Conference reserves the right to modify the Conditions of Use of Our Website at any time and at Our sole discretion. By continuing to use Our Website after any such changes, you indicate that you accept the modified Conditions of Use. 

General information

Our Website is intended for general information purposes only, by accessing Our Website, you agree to use the information contained here solely for those purposes. By accessing Our Website, you also agree to use any information found on it in accordance with all applicable local, provincial, national or international laws and regulations.  

Limited copyright license

The Conferences for Women does not authorize you to, and you agree not to, use, copy, distribute, modify, transmit, revise, reverse engineer, republish, translate, sell, exploit, post, re-post or create derivative works of the contents of Our Website for any purpose without Our prior written permission. 

The authorized uses specified above do not apply to the design elements or layout of Our Website. Some elements of Our Website are protected by trade dress and other laws – we do not authorize their copying or imitation in whole or in part. 

Right to prevent access

The Conference reserves the right to take any steps We consider necessary to prevent or restrain any prohibited or unauthorized use of or access to Our Website. This includes, but is not limited to, legal action or suspending or terminating your access to Our Website with or without notice. 

All non-authorized uses prohibited

Any use of Our Website not expressly permitted in these Conditions of Use is strictly prohibited. The Conference retains all copyright and other proprietary rights in the contents of Our Website. 

Follow weblinks at your own risk

From time to time you may encounter links to other third-party websites. These links are provided solely for reference or convenience purposes and these Conditions of Use do not apply to those websites. You acknowledge and agree that links to such sites cannot be taken as reflecting Our endorsement of the sites or any association with their owners. You agree that, you follow links to third party sites at your own risk, and that The Conference is not responsible and will not be liable for: (i) the availability of such websites; (ii) reviewing or maintaining such websites (iii) how these websites treat your personally identifiable information, (iv) the content of such websites, including (without limitation) any products, advertising, goods, services, other materials or content available from such websites; and (v) the use that others make of these websites. Your linking to a third-party website or webpage is entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of such websites or webpages. Similarly, The Conference does not expressly authorize you to link to any of Our websites. We reserve the right to request that links to any of Our Websites that you post, re-post, or distribute be removed.  Please ensure that you check the legal terms and conditions posted on each website you link to. 

Users not to post restricted materials

You agree not to: (i) interfere with other users’ use and enjoyment of Our Website or other resources available online; (ii) transmit, distribute, direct, or link to any files that may contain viruses, or other contaminating or destructive code; (iii) post or transmit material for advertising or commercial purposes on Our Website; (iv) post or transmit any content to Our Website which may injure, disparages or constitutes defamation or libel of any third party; (v) post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that constitutes or encourages criminal conduct or that violates any law; (vi) collect, solicit, transmit, post or otherwise abuse any personally identifiable information of any third party in connection with Our Website; or (vii) direct or cause any third party to take any action in (i) through (vi) above. 

Choice of law, choice of venue

By accessing Our Website, you and The Conference agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, Our Website will be governed by the laws in which the Conference is headquartered.

General disclaimer

The contents on this site are provided “as is” without any other warranties or conditions, express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantable quality, satisfactory quality, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, or those arising by law, statute, usage of trade, or course of dealing. The Conference assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the information or other documents which are referenced by or linked to this site. The Conference makes no warranties or representations, whatsoever, express or implied, in connection with the suitability, for any purpose, of the contents of this site, your use of this site, or your use of the contents of any site linked to this site. Without limiting the foregoing, The Conference makes no representation or warranty regarding the accuracy, completeness, correctness or timeliness of any claims, statements or information on this site or any site to which it is or can be linked.  

Technical disclaimer (computer access)

The Conference does not warrant, represent or guarantee that the site will be compatible with your computer operating system, or will operate error-free, without interruptions, or will be free from viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties. You use the site at your own risk, and you are responsible for all consequences, however remote, resulting from your use of the site or the information contained on the site. The foregoing exclusions may not apply to you to the extent that applicable law prohibits the exclusion of implied warranties. 

Liability Limitation

The Conference, its affiliates and any directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, subcontractors or agents of the foregoing, including any editorial advisors, shall not, under any circumstances, be liable for consequential, incidental, indirect, special, exemplary or punitive damages, of any kind, or any other damages whatsoever, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, strict liability, patent or copyright infringement, or any other legal theory, including without limitation, those resulting from loss of use, data or profits, business interruption and whether resulting from the use or inability of use of any contents of this site (or a site linked to this site), or any other cause and even if caused by the negligence of The Conference or its affiliates, or if The Conference or its authorized representative have been apprised of the likelihood of such damages occurring, or both.  

Monetary cap on damages

The above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you to the extent that applicable law prohibits the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. In any event, the total liability of The Conference, its affiliates and any directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, subcontractors or agents of the foregoing to you hereunder shall not exceed your online charges for accessing this site.  

Automatic Collection of Information

All information, including personally identifiable information that you provide while accessing or using Our Website, is subject to these Conditions of Use and more specifically the Privacy Policy (“Policy”) found on the Website.  By accessing and using this Website you acknowledge having reviewed the entire Conditions of Use and agree to abide by their conditions. 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA AND POSTING GUIDELINES

The Conference welcomes you to participate in our discussion, commenting, and social media channels. We welcome you to contribute to the discussion, but for your enjoyment and the enjoyment of all users of Our Website, we require that you to follow these simple rules.

No impersonation
Be yourself. Do not impersonate any other party or disguise the source of any information you submit. 

No solicitation of personal information
Take care with personal information. Avoid providing or soliciting personal information that might allow others to identify, contact, track, harass, or impersonate you or another person.

Prohibited content
Be civil in all of your interactions with Our Website. Do not, and do not attempt to, defame, ridicule, libel, mock, disparage, harass, threaten, intimidate, abuse, bully, defraud or mislead other users. Do not make offensive or inappropriate comments, including but not limited to offensive or inappropriate comments about race, religion, social class, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability. Avoid using, posting, linking, or otherwise making available profane, obscene, indecent, pornographic, sexual or otherwise objectionable content.

Right to remove & review content
Inappropriate content is unwelcome. We may remove any such content from Our Website without notice. We reserve the right to review any comments or posts prior to posting them to Our Website, so your comments and posts may not appear right away.

No IP infringement
Respect the Intellectual Property of others. Only post content if you own or have the appropriate rights to the content – including any right required to post or share that content on Our Website.

Copyright Laws
Respect Our Intellectual Property. All of the content that The Conference creates or posts on Our Website, including any trademarks, logos, taglines, videos, text, photos, graphics, and designs is protected under United States and international trademark and copyright laws, intellectual property laws, proprietary rights and laws, and is owned by or licensed to The Conference unless otherwise indicated.

License granted by posting
You own the content you post, but you grant The Conference a license. By posting content to Our Website, you grant The Conference a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any IP content that you post. If the content you post is Feedback, you grant us additional rights (see above).

Not responsible for user content
We Are Not Responsible for User Created Content, including but not limited to content with an Exhibit Booth. By using Our Website, you acknowledge and understand that The Conference does not endorse and is not responsible for any shared, posted, or linked to comments, references, opinions, claims, advice or other content shared here by any user of Our Website.

Removals
From time to time we may have to remove posts, comments, or other shared content comment from Our Website. Here’s why:

·   No endorsement of 3rd parties
    Your comment inappropriately references a product, service, or website (ours or someone else’s). 
·   No vulgarity
    Your comment includes vulgarity. If you use bad language, your comment or post may be removed. We may also remove comments and posts we deem to be a personal attack of any kind or which we deem to be offensive, including for use of terms that target specific ethnic, racial, religious, age or gender orientation groups. Treat other users with respect at all times.
·   Off-Topic Questions
    Your comment is spam. Sometimes comments are spam, are clearly off-topic, make unsupported claims, or promote services or products. Please do not use Our Website for these purposes.
·   Other
    Computers can be tricky. Sometimes we will need to remove a comment or comments for a reason not outlined above, or comments may be removed or may not be posted due to technical reasons. The Conference reserves the right to delete any comment at its sole discretion.

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