You must be 18 years of age or older, or the age of majority as that is defined in your jurisdiction, whichever is older, to visit or use www.aoba-metro.org in any manner. By visiting our site or accepting these Terms, You represent and warrant to www.aoba-metro.org that You have reached the age of majority in your jurisdiction, and that You have the right, authority and capacity to agree to and abide by these Terms. You also represent and warrant to www.aoba-metro.org that You will use this site in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.
Use of Content.
AOBA authorizes You to view and access a single copy of the content available on or from www.aoba-metro.org solely for your personal use. The contents of this site, www.aoba-metro.org, are protected under both United States and foreign copyright, trademark and other laws. All Content is the property of AOBA or its content suppliers or clients.
You further agree to in no other way misuse www.aoba-metro.org Content that appears on this Site, other than those specifically permitted herein or by written agreement with AOBA.
You may not use www.aoba-metro.org in order to transmit, post, distribute, store or destroy material, including without limitation, www.aoba-metro.org Content, (a) in violation of any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others, or (c) that is defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful.
You agree that you will not use this site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the www.aoba-metro.org site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the [InsertDomain.com] site. You may not obtain, use or access, or attempt to obtain, use or access, any materials or information through any means not intentionally made publicly available or provided for through this site.
If You Participate as an Advertiser: You are solely responsible for all advertising content You transmit or submit to www.aoba-metro.org or through any vendor selected by AOBA, whether created by or for You, including but not limited to: (i) artwork, written content, images, photos, graphics, music, animation, data, text, information, URLs, hypertext links, scripts and the content and material included in such components; and (ii) websites and content proximately reachable from such advertising content (collectively, "Ads"). Prior to providing any Ads and Participating as a Advertiser, You may be required to read and accept additional written terms and conditions governing Your submission of Ads to www.aoba-metro.org (the "Advertiser Agreement"). AOBA disclaims all liability relating to Your Ads and You agree to indemnify www.aoba-metro.org for all losses that AOBA incurs associated with the Ads.
AOBA does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of Advertiser Content on www.aoba-metro.org.
We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and require that the people who use the Site do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please forward to AOBA the following information to www.aoba-metro.org, designated as such pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512(c)(2), named below:
- Your address, telephone number, and email address;
- A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
- A description of where the alleged infringing material is located;
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; and
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES.
THE SITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL SERVICES, CONTENT, FUNCTIONS AND MATERIALS, IS PROVIDED "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE," WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED BY STATUTE, COMMON LAW OR OTHERWISE, FOR INFORMATION, DATA, DATA PROCESSING SERVICES, UPTIME OR UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS, ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, USEFULNESS, OR CONTENT OF INFORMATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE, AND WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, EXPRESS AND IMPLIED. WE DO NOT WARRANT, REPRESENT OR COVENANT THAT THE WEB SITE OR THE SERVICES, CONTENT, FUNCTIONS OR MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE WEB SITE WILL MEET USERS' REQUIREMENTS. NO ADVICE, RESULTS OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US OR THROUGH THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN. [INSERTDOMAIN.COM] ALSO ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THE SITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS, DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, VIDEO, AUDIO OR SOFTWARE FROM THE SITE. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SITE, YOUR SOLE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
IN NO EVENT SHALL www.aoba-metro.org, ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OF THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR CONTENT OR SERVICE PROVIDERS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "PROTECTED ENTITIES") BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN AN ACTION BASED ON A CONTRACT INDEMNIFICATION, OBLIGATION, TORT (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION NEGLIGENCE), COLLATERALLY OR ARISING FROM ANY STATUTORY DUTY, PRE-CONTRACT OR OTHER REPRESENTATIONS, OR OTHERWISE, HOWEVER ARISING, FOR ANY ECONOMIC LOSSES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUES, PROFITS, CONTRACTS, BUSINESS, GOODWILL OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS) OR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM, OR DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO, THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR THE CONTENT, MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS RELATED THERETO, YOUR PROVISION OF INFORMATION VIA THE WEB SITE, LOST BUSINESS OR LOST SALES, EVEN IF SUCH PROTECTED ENTITY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
We do not represent that materials on the www.aoba-metro.org site are appropriate for use in all locations. Persons who choose to access this site do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
Links to Content and Other Sites.
www.aoba-metro.org contains links to third party Web sites and content. These links are provided solely as a convenience to You and not as an endorsement by AOBA of the contents on such third-party Web sites. AOBA is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party Web sites. If You decide to access linked third-party Web sites, You do so at your own risk.
www.aoba-metro.org contains links to social media sites, including but not limited testimonials. These links are provided solely as a convenience to You and not as an endorsement by AOBA of the content on such social media sites. AOBA is not responsible for the content, accuracy of such content, or manner in which such content is provided to these third party social media sites. You specifically agree that the use of these social media sites in conjunction with www.aoba-metro.org is at your own risk.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless www.aoba-metro.org ,its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from (i) any Content or other material You provide to any www.aoba-metro.org, or (ii) your breach of the terms of these Terms. www.aoba-metro.org shall provide notice to You promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding.
The Terms of Service and the relationship between you and us shall be governed by the laws of the State of the District of Columbia, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any cause of action that may arise under the Terms of Service shall be commenced and be heard in the appropriate court in the District of Columbia. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the District of Columbia. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of any provision of these Terms of Service by AOBA must be made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of AOBA specifically referencing these Terms of Service and the provision to be waived. Headings used in these Terms of Service are for convenience only and are not to be relied upon. If any provision of the Terms of Service is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms of Service remain in full force and effect. These Terms of Service will inure to the benefit of, and are intended to be enforceable by, www.aoba-metro.org’s successors, assigns and licensees.
If any dispute arises between You, another Advertiser and/or www.aoba-metro.org or any combination thereof, as it relates to www.aoba-metro.org and this Agreement, such dispute shall be submitted and settled in accordance with the Rules of the American Arbitration Association, in the District of Columbia and the decision of a single English speaking arbitrator shall be final and binding.
Virtual Code of Conduct
AOBA is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and AOBA staff. All participants, including, but not limited to, attendees, speakers, volunteers, exhibitors, staff members, service providers, and all others are expected to abide by this Virtual Programs Code of Conduct. This Policy applies to all AOBA meeting-related events, including those sponsored by organizations other than AOBA but held in conjunction with AOBA events, on public or private platforms.
AOBA has zero-tolerance for any form of discrimination or harassment, including but not limited to sexual harassment by participants or our staff at our meetings. If you experience harassment or hear of any incidents of unacceptable behavior, AOBA asks that you inform us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can take the appropriate action.
Unacceptable Behavior is defined as: Harassment, intimidation, or discrimination in any form; Verbal abuse of any attendee, speaker, volunteer, exhibitor, AOBA staff member, service provider, or other meeting guest; Examples of verbal abuse include, but are not limited to, verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, national origin, inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces or in presentations, or threatening or stalking any attendee, speaker, volunteer, exhibitor, AOBA staff member, service provider, or other meeting guest; Disruption of presentations during sessions, in the exhibit hall, or at other events organized by AOBA throughout the virtual meeting. All participants must comply with the instructions of the moderator and any AOBA virtual event staff; Presentations, postings, and messages should not contain promotional materials, special offers, job offers, product announcements, or solicitation for services. AOBA reserves the right to remove such messages and potentially ban sources of those solicitations; Participants should not copy or take screen shots of Q&A or any chat room activity that takes place in the virtual space.
AOBA reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including immediate removal from the meeting without warning or refund, in response to any incident of unacceptable behavior, and AOBA reserves the right to prohibit attendance at any future meeting, virtually or in person.
These Terms constitute a binding agreement between You and www.aoba-metro.org and is accepted by You upon your use of this Site.