Privacy Statement & Tearms of Use
CASF we will keep your personal information private and secure. When you make a purchase from our site, you provide your name, email address, credit card information, address, phone number, and a password. We use this information to process your orders, to keep you updated on your orders and to personalize your shopping experience. Credit Card data is never received nor captured by CASF. The data is tokenized and secured by Authorize.Net with Address Verification Service (AVS) performed on your billing address as entered in the order. We use "cookies" to keep track of your current shopping session to personalize your experience and so that you may retrieve your shopping cart at any time.
Ticket Shipping policy: All Ticket Sales are Electronic with Cardholder name added to the Event registry immediately upon purchase.
Refund Policy; 48 hours prior to Event or if membership is cancelled this will be prorated.
Acceptance of Terms
The information contained in this Site is for membership-related personal, noncommercial, and informational purposes. The Content may not be modified without express approval by CASF. Neither the Site nor the Content constitutes legal or professional advice, and neither should be relied upon by you or any third-party. Before making any decision or taking any action, you should consult with professional advisers. Further, you agree not to attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, Content, or the servers and network associated with the Site.
Ownership of Site and Restrictions on Use of Content
The Site is owned by us. You acknowledge that this Site may contain information, communications, software, photos, text, video, graphics, music, sounds, images, and other material and services (collectively "Content"), which is generally provided by CASF or by CASF’s licensors. You agree and acknowledge that, notwithstanding that CASF permits access to the Content, the Content or its use is protected by patents, copyrights, trademarks, and other proprietary rights (including intellectual property rights), that these rights are valid and protected in all media now existing or later developed, and that except as specifically provided in this Agreement, your use of the Content shall be governed and constrained by applicable patent, copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Modification or use of the Site and/or the Content for any commercial purpose is a violation of patent, copyright and other proprietary rights owned by CASF and third parties. In addition to CASF's and its licensors' rights in individual elements of the Content, CASF owns the copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of the Content. Except for those activities directly related to your active membership with CASF, you may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, incorporate into another website, or in any other way exploit the Site and/or any of the Content, in whole or in part, without the prior express written permission of CASF.
Reproduction, copying or redistribution of Content for commercial purposes is prohibited without express written permission of CASF. To obtain permission to use the Content, please complete the CASF IP Questionnaire. We will evaluate your request and advise you as soon as possible, but in any event, please be aware that it will take at least 10 business days to process your request. CASF reserves the right to refuse permission to copy, distribute, broadcast, or publish any of its Content.
Access to Advanced Services and Termination of Access
In order to access certain Content and to make use of the advanced personalization features of the Site, you may be required to open an account and complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete, and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form. You also will choose a username and a password of your choice. If you register, you may be asked for your name, e-mail address, company name, work address, phone number, education, and professional experience and/or other identifying and personal information ("Personal Information”). The Personal Information is linked directly to your registered username and password chosen by the user and can only be retrieved by supplying the correct email address and password that is linked to that account. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the security and confidentiality of your account and password. FURTHERMORE, YOU ARE ENTIRELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY AND ALL ACTIVITIES AND CONDUCT, WHETHER BY YOU OR ANYONE ELSE, THAT ARE CONDUCTED THROUGH YOUR ACCOUNT. You agree to notify CASF immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. CASF will not be liable for any loss or damages of any kind that may arise as a result of you or someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge.
You acknowledge and agree that CASF may terminate your access privileges and remove and discard any Content without notice to you for any reason, including without limitation, if (i) CASF believes that you have violated any provision of this Agreement, and/or (ii) you have otherwise acted or failed to act in any manner that CASF deems objectionable. You agree that any termination of your access to the Site shall not result in any liability or other obligation of CASF to you or any third-party in connection with such termination.
Disclaimer of Warranties
The Content provided on this Site is provided on an “as is” and “as available basis” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or noninfringement. CASF may periodically add changes, more or update the Content on our Site without notice. CASF assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the Content or our Site. Your use of the Site is at your own risk.
CASF makes no warranty that the site and/or any content therein will meet your requirements, or will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, current, accurate, complete, or error-free or that the results that may be obtained by use of the site and/or any content therein will be accurate or reliable. You understand and acknowledge that your sole and exclusive remedy with respect to any defect in or dissatisfaction with the site is to cease using the site.
Limitation of Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT CASF SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA LOSS, OR OTHER LOSSES (EVEN IF CASF HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF ANY SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY PRODUCTS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES OBTAINED OR WHICH YOU WERE UNABLE TO OBTAIN OR TRANSACTIONS EFFECTED OR FAILED TO BE EFFECTED, (iii) ANY LINK PROVIDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE, OR (iv) ANY MATTER OTHERWISE RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE.
Your Conduct on the Site
In the event that CASF permits you to upload, post, e-mail or otherwise transmit content, data, information or other materials (collectively, “User Content”) for display on the Site or otherwise, you will be responsible for all such User Content that you upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit using the Site. Likewise, you are responsible for complying with all third-party rights with respect to all such User Content that appears on the Site and for not downloading, emailing or otherwise transmitting such User Content in violation of such third party's rights. By submitting User Content to CASF, you automatically grant, or warrant that the owner of such Content has expressly granted, the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, and display such User Content (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such User Content. You further agree that CASF is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how that you or individuals acting on your behalf provide to CASF. No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your User Content, as provided herein. CASF is under no obligation to post or use any User Content you may provide, and CASF may remove any User Content at any time for legitimate reasons.
You are expressly prohibited from placing any message in any User Content or any product, good or service or otherwise transmitting through or posting on the Site (including in any e-mail message or any chat board posting) any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, profane, hateful, racial, ethnic, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including without limitation, any material that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law (collectively, "Prohibited Conduct"). Prohibited Conduct expressly includes any transmission to people or other entities on mailing lists that you do not have full rights to use. You agree and acknowledge that CASF is not responsible or liable to you or any other party or user of the Site for any Prohibited Conduct by you or any other party or user of the Site.
You may not
- collect or store personal data of other users of the Site without the prior written permission of such user(s);
- directly or indirectly, intentionally disrupt or interfere with the Site in any manner that may adversely affect CASF or any user of the Site; or
- upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses, or any other code, files or programs designed or known to disable, interrupt, or limit the functionality of any computer hardware, computer software, or telecommunications equipment or facilities.
By your use of the Site, you represent and warrant that you have all the rights necessary to receive, use, transmit, and disclose all data that you use in any way with the Site, and that the information you provide is accurate and truthful. You further represent and warrant that you and your employees and agents use of the Site and of any data input into or generated by the Site shall comply with all applicable policies, agreements, laws, regulations, and ordinances. You agree and acknowledge that you are solely responsible for any liabilities, fines, penalties, or forfeitures occasioned by any such violations or lack of rights.
Disclaimer of Third-Party Content
You understand and acknowledge that CASF assumes no responsibility to screen or review Content and/or User Content that is originated by parties other than CASF, and that CASF shall have the right, but not the obligation, in its sole discretion to review, refuse, monitor, edit or remove any Content and/or User Content that is available on the Site.
If you contact CASF with information including, without limitation, feedback data (e.g., questions, comments, suggestions or the like) regarding the Site, the Content or any item on the Site (collectively, "User Feedback"), the User Feedback shall be deemed to be non-confidential and CASF shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to the User Feedback. In addition, you agree and acknowledge that CASF shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, display, exhibit, transmit, perform, create derivative works, and distribute the User Feedback to others without limitation, and to authorize others to do the same. Further, CASF shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in the User Feedback for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products and other items incorporating the User Feedback. CASF shall not be liable or owe any compensation for the use or disclosure of the User Feedback.
The Site may provide links to third-party websites, or third parties may provide links to other websites. You acknowledge and agree that linked sites are not under the control of CASF and that such links are provided for your convenience and do not reflect any endorsement by CASF with respect to the provider of such linked site or the quality, reliability or any other characteristic or feature of such linked site. CASF is not responsible in any manner (including without limitation with respect to any loss or injury you may suffer) for the contents of any linked site or any link contained on a linked site. Your use of any linked site is solely at your own risk. In addition, you should be aware that your use of any linked site is subject to the terms and conditions applicable to that site, including the privacy policies (or lack thereof) of such site.
Unless otherwise specified, the materials, information, products, and services available on the Site are solely available in or applicable to the United States, its territories, possessions, and protectorates. CASF makes no representation that materials or information in this Site, or the products and services available on the Site, are appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Those who choose to access the Site from outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold CASF, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, and agents, harmless from and against any third-party claim, action, or demand (“Claim”) and all liabilities and settlements related thereto, including without limitation, reasonable legal fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your misuse of the Site and/or its Content and/or User Content. CASF shall provide notice to you promptly of such Claim and shall reasonably cooperate with you, at your expense, in your defense of any such Claim.
Intellectual Property Policy
CASF reserves the right to terminate this Agreement or your use of the Site in appropriate circumstances if you infringe upon the intellectual property rights of any third-party. Pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(2), CASF's designated agent for notice of alleged copyright
You understand and agree that CASF may from time to time establish and revise practices and limitations concerning the Site and your use of the Site. You agree that CASF shall have no liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content or User Content maintained on the Site or transmitted using the Site. This Agreement constitutes the agreement between you and CASF governing your use of the Site. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use third-party content, pursue CASF Directorship Certification, or use other sites or CASF services available through the Site. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. Terms that would naturally survive the termination of this Agreement shall do so. The failure of CASF to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or condition. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to the Site or this Agreement must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose. CASF may provide notice to you by email or regular mail.
This Agreement and your use of the Site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Florida, without regard to its conflict of laws provisions and that venue with respect to any dispute between you and CASF will rest exclusively in the state and federal courts located in Florida.
The section titles of this Agreement are merely for convenience and will not have any effect on the substantive meaning of this Agreement.