A patron must be eighteen (18) years of age or older to use www.womensbusiness.info
in any manner. By visiting www.womensbusiness.info
or accepting these Terms, the patron represents and warrants to the Company that the patron is at least 18 years of age, and that patron has the right, authority, and capacity to agree to and abide by these Terms. The patron also represents and warrants to the Company that the patron will use www.womensbusiness.info
in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.
Use of the Company’s Content
All Company content is the property of the Company or its content suppliers or clients. The patron agrees not to sell or modify the Company content or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Company content in any way for any public or commercial purpose, in connection with products or services that are not those of www.womensbusiness.info
, in any other manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, that disparages or discredits the Company or its licensors, that dilutes the strength of the Company's or its licensor’s property, or that otherwise infringes the Company's or its licensor’s intellectual property rights. The patron further agrees to in no other way misuse the Company content that appears on this website. The use of the Company content on any other website or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. Any code that the Company creates to generate or display any Company Content or the pages making up any Company site may not be copies or be adapted.
Patrons may not use any Company site in order to transmit, post, distribute, store or destroy material, including without limitation, Company 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.
Patrons are also prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of any Company site, including without limitation, the following activities: (a) accessing data not intended for such patron or logging into a server or account which the patron is not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) attempting to interfere with service to any other patron, host, or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to any Company site, overloading, “flooding”, “spamming”, “mailbombing”, or “crashing”; or (d) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil and/or criminal liability. Company will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting patrons who are involved in such violations.
When patrons register through Company site for purchasing Company’s admittance to one of the Company’s events or donating to the Company’s annual campaign, the patron will be asked to provide Company with certain information including, without limitation, a valid email address, name, address, and credit card information (“Information”). Information the patron submits will be used in accordance with Company's Privacy Statement.
Company reserves the right to offer third party services and products to the patron based on the preferences that the patron identifies in his/her registration and at any time thereafter; such offers may be made by the Company or by third parties. Please see the Company's Privacy Statement, the terms of which are incorporated herein by reference, for further details regarding a patron’s Information.
Without limiting any of the other disclaimers of warranty set forth in these Terms, Company does not provide or make any representation as to the quality or nature of any of the third party products or services purchased through www.womensbusiness.info
or any other Company site, or any other representation, warranty or guaranty. Any such undertaking, representation, warranty, or guaranty would be furnished solely by the provider of such third party products or services, under the terms agreed to by the provider.
Company hosts events designed to engage the community and its members and, as such, does not screen individuals who purchase admittance to attend the Company’s events. As a result, Company cannot control who actually attends the events other than ensuring that individuals are at 18 years of age and have paid for their service. Company may take action with respect to any patron that it deems necessary or appropriate in its sole discretion if it believes that such patron could create liability for Company, damage Company’s brand or public image, or cause Company to lose (in whole or in part) the any suppliers and/or sponsors. While the Company reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove patrons from using Company’s website and at its events from time to time, the Company does not assume any obligation to do so and disclaims any liability for failing to take any such action.
In addition, note that, as a result of attending one of the Company’s events, there are risks including but not limited to the risk of physical harm, of dealing with strangers, foreign nationals, underage persons, or people acting under false pretenses. The patron assumes all risks associated with dealing with other patrons with whom the patron comes in contact through the Company and its website. By its very nature, other visitors may act offensive and/or harmful. Company expects that the patron will use caution and common sense when using attending the Company’s events and visiting the Company’s website and/or other Company sites.
Because user authentication on the Internet is difficult, the Company cannot and does not confirm that each patron is who they claim to be. Because the Company does not and cannot be involved in patron-to-patron dealings or control the behavior of participants on Company’s site, in the event that a patron has a dispute with one or more attendees, the patron releases Company (and our agents and employees) from claims, demands, and damages (actual and consequential and direct and indirect) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
Company’s site and Company’s content may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Company makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of any Company’s site or Company’s content. The use of Company’s site and the Company’s content is at the patron’s own risk. Changes are periodically made to Company’s site and may be made at any time.
Disclaimer of Warranty
COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT COMPANY’S SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT COMPANY’S SITE AND ITS SERVERS ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. IF PATRON’S USE OF COMPANY’S SITE OR THE COMPANY’S CONTENT RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING PATRON’S EQUIPMENT OR DATA, COMPANY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS. THE COMPANY’S SITE AND COMPANY’S CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. COMPANY, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. COMPANY MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE COMPANY CONTENT, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS.
Disclaimer of Consequential Damages
IN NO EVENT SHALL COMPANY, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON COMPANY’S SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE COMPANY’S SITE AND THE COMPANY CONTENT AND/OR OR COMPANY’S TRANSPORTION, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Limitation of Liability
COMPANY'S MAXIMUM LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY COMPANY’S SITE OR YOUR USE OF THE COMPANY CONTENT OR COMPANY’S TRANSPORTATION BUSINESS, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, BREACH OF WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE), WILL NOT EXCEED THE PURCHASE PRICE FOR USE OF COMPANY’S TRANSPORTATION SERVICE PAID BY THE VISITOR AT THE TIME OF PURCHASE OR THE PURCHASE PRICE FOR THE USE OF COMPANY’S TRANSPORATION SERVICE AT THE TIME THE LIABILITY WAS BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN CAUSED WHICHEVER IS APPROPRIATE.
Links to Other Sites
From time to time, Company may provide links to other websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to the patron and not as an endorsement by Company of the contents on such third-party websites. Company is not responsible for the content of linked third-party websites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party websites. If the patron decides to access linked third-party websites, the patron does so at his/her own risk.
No Resale or Unauthorized Commercial Use
The patron agrees not to resell or assign his/her rights or obligations under these Terms. The patron also agrees not to make any unauthorized commercial use of Company site(s).
The patron agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Company, 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 act committed by the patron while using Company’s services, (ii) the patron’s use of any Company content, or (iii) the patron’s breach of these Terms. Company shall provide notice to the patron promptly of any such claim, suit, or proceeding.
General Use of Website
Company makes no claims that the Company content may be lawfully viewed or accessed outside of the United States. Access to the Company content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If the patron accesses www.womensbusiness.info
or other U.S.-based Company sites from outside of the United States, the patron does so at his/her own risk and is responsible for compliance with the laws of his/her jurisdiction. These Terms are governed by laws of the State of Florida, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Jurisdiction for any claims arising under this agreement shall lie exclusively with the state or federal courts within Miami, Florida. If any provision of these Terms are 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 these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term. In addition, Company’s failure to enforce any term of these Terms shall not be deemed as a waiver of such term or otherwise affect Company’s ability to enforce such term at any point in the future. Except as expressly provided in an additional agreement, additional Terms for certain areas of www.womensbusiness.info
, a particular “Legal Notice,” or software license or material on particular www.womensbusiness.info
pages, these Terms constitute the entire agreement between the patron and Company with respect to the use of www.womensbusiness.info
. No changes to these Terms shall be made except by a revised posting on this page.
The patron also agrees to be bound to the Conditions of Use. Additionally, the patron acknowledges that he/she has read the Privacy Statement and is familiar with its contents and accepts its terms and conditions.
Term and Termination
These Terms will remain in full force and effect while the patron is a user of Company’s services. Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to pursue all of its legal remedies, including but not limited to removal of the patron from events, immediate termination removal of the patron with no refund, and/or any other services provided to the patron by Company, upon any breach by the patron of these Terms. If Company is unable to verify or authenticate any information provided by the patron to Company through www.womensbusiness.info
pursuant to Company’s site registration, Company may cancel the admittance of the patron to the event. Even after the patron is no longer a user of Company, certain provisions of these Terms will remain in full effect, please see Terms above for such terms.
CONDITIONS OF USE
Welcome to the Women’s Business Development Center of Florida, Florida’s organization focused on providing both certification to women owned businesses in order to make available procurement opportunities and a resource for women entrepreneurs. By visiting or purchasing any of the below listed events and/or campaigns you subject yourself to the following conditions. Please read them carefully.
Description of Service
The Women’s Business Development Center of Florida (hereinafter Company) is an organization whose purpose is to provide certification to women owned businesses in order to make available procurement opportunities and provide information and business opportunities to its members and the public through events, which include: Workshops, Networking meetings, Luncheons, Conference & Business Expo. The events are designed to provide a forum where you can both be educated on a particular subject matter and promote your business. Now, there may be events that are limited to just members of the Company.
While the Company will do all that it reasonably can to restrict the sale and access to just members regarding member only events, non-members consent to be cognizant and perform their own due diligence to confirm an event is a open to the public or a member’s only event. The Company and patron agree the Company will not be held responsible for any compensation should a non-member patron purchase a ticket for a member’s only function. Under the circumstances immediately described, the Company may refund any amount up to the price of the ticket purchased at the discretion of the Company.
Additionally, the Company hosts annual giving campaigns designed to raise funds for the Company. These funds shall be used by the Company in furtherance of the Company’s purpose.
Please review our Privacy Statement, which also governs your visit to www.womensbusiness.info, to understand the Company’s practices.
When patrons visit www.womensbusiness.info or send e-mails to the Company, patrons are communicating with the Company electronically. Patrons consent to receive communications from the Company electronically. The Company will communicate with patrons by e-mail or by posting notices on this website. Patrons agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications the Company provides electronically satisfies any legal requirements that such communications be in writing.
The purchasing a ticket for an event or participating in the Company’s annual giving campaign for the Company’s events can either be performed on this site or by sending payment by check. Should a patron have any questions concerning the scheduling of transportation services, he/she may contact the Company at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Payment is due immediately upon purchase of either admittance to one of the Company’s events and/or participation during the Company’s annual giving campaigns. Payments on the website for either admission or giving are made using a credit card or debit card. The Company currently accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and checks. Under no circumstances will the company accept cash payments.
The Company does not accept cancellation for refunds of any kind for any reason. If patrons are unable to attend the event but notifies the Company at least 72 hours prior to event date that the patron will be unable to attend the event, the Company may provide the patron with a voucher to attend another event hosted by the Company. The voucher, if provided, shall be valid for any equally priced event. The patron may permit such voucher to discount a higher priced event leaving the balance to be paid by the patron. Such option, however, is entirely up to the discretion of the Company. Should the Company provide such a voucher, the patron is made aware by this Condition of Use the voucher shall be valid for one (1) year.
Time of Event
All patrons of the Company must hold, and present evidence of, a paid and confirmed reservation upon entering the event location. All patrons must then provide proof to one of the event coordinators who will then confirm the reservation. Additionally, all patrons who a purchase to attend the Company’s event agrees to a general release of liability for the Company, and the employees, agents, and subcontractors of each of them as more specifically described in Release of Liability. All patrons agree to follow the direction and instructions of the event coordinators and any other Company personnel.
Actions during event/Reasons for Removal
Patrons are expected to act in a reasonable manner with respect to others at the event and with respect to the accommodations provided on the Company. The Company wishes for all patrons to enjoy their experience at the event. As such, the Company shall have the authority to remove any person from the event who is not acting in a reasonable manner as the Company expects from those attending the event. The patron will not be refunded his/her payment for the event. All patrons aware of this term and agree to be removed under these circumstances.
Vandalism and Damage
Should vandalism and/or damage occur at the event location and the Company is made responsible for paying for any damages, the patron or patrons responsible for the damage is/are are required to reimburse the Company if the patron or patrons is/are found at fault.
All prices reflected on the website represent the prices patrons shall pay for the event. Special promotions may cause a change in price. Special promotion pricing may or may not be reflected on the main website at the time of purchase. However, during the registration process, the correct pricing will be reflected. If at anytime there is a discrepancy between the advertised price and the price reflected during the registration process, the price reflected during the registration process shall govern.
Third Party Businesses
In order to provide for an amazing experience, the Company may work in concert with other third parties such as bar tenders and catering companies. While the Company will attempt to ensure all patrons are kept from harm while using third party products, services, and/or venues; the Company has no control over third parties and how they conduct their businesses. Should a valid cause of action exist against a third party, all patrons agree to hold harmless the Company against such cause of action.
Any patron that requires an ADA access must inform the Company in writing at the time of the reservation.
The Company is not responsible for any lost items. The patron should check for any items left at the location before leaving. If the Company finds an item at conclusion of the trip, client is responsible for cost of shipping to return item (if applicable).
The following items and activities are prohibited without the express written consent of the Company: (i.) Decorations; (ii.) Alcoholic beverages; (iii.) Smoking; and (iv.) Glass containers.
Disclaimer of Warranties
Company makes no express warranties of any kind with respect to the event sold by Company on this website. Furthermore, statements or descriptions are for informational purposes only, and are not made or given as a warranty of the event in any way.
Florida Law. Florida law governs these Conditions of Uses as well as all other writings on the website and all claims which in any way relate to or arise out of the Conditions of Uses or any of the dealings of the parties hereto.Jurisdiction and Venue. In any suit brought by the patron, which in any way relates to or arises out of Condition of Uses, or any of the dealings of the parties hereto, the patron consents to venue and personal jurisdiction in the state of the city or county of The Company’ office, presently Miami-Dade County, Florida. In any suit brought against The Company, including our present and former employees and agents, which in any way relates to or arises out of this Condition of Uses, or any of the dealings of the parties hereto, venue shall be proper only in the county state court located where The Company’ office is located (presently the county of Miami-Dade, FL.)
Jury Waiver. In any trial between any of the parties hereto, including present and former directors and agents of ours, the patron and The Company agree to waive their rights to a jury trial and instead have such action tried by a judge.
Class Action Waiver. The patron agrees that any claim the patron may have against The Company, including our past and present employees, directors, and agents shall be brought individually and you shall not join such claim with claims of any other person or entity or bring, join or participate in a class action against us.
Compensatory Damages. In any lawsuit, dispute, or claim between or against any of the parties hereto, including present and former employees, directors, and agents of The Company’, director and The Company agree to waive our rights, if any, to seek or recover punitive damages.
Bus pass is no way assignable by the patron. No action by the Company shall be construed as an assignment in anyway. Should the patron attempt to assign reservation to an event to another individual and the assignee arrives at event, the assignee will be denied entry and the Patron forfeits his/her trip and shall not be entitled to a refund. Company may at its discretion allow admittance to assignee but, in no way, shall this be construed as a guarantee.
Impossibility, Impracticability, and Frustration
The Company shall not be liable for any failure or delay in performing their obligations, and shall not be deemed in breach of its obligations there under, if such failure or delay is due to Acts of God, natural disasters, national, state or local states of emergency, acts of war or terrorism, labor strike or lock-out, or other industrial or transportation accident caused by any third party, any violation of law, regulation or ordinance by any third party or any other cause not within the control of the Company.
Headings used are provided for convenience only and shall not be used to construe meaning or intent.
Joint & Severability
If any provision in these Conditions of Uses or other writing on the website and/or agreement are declared void, such provision shall be deemed severed from the terms, which all other terms otherwise shall remain in full force and effect.
Release of Prior Claims
By purchasing a admittance for one of the Company’s events, the Patron, if any, and individuals, on behalf of patron and the patron’s heirs, legal representatives, successors and assigns, and each assignee of these terms, hereby forever release and discharge the Company, its past and present employees, agents, officers, and directors, including the Company’s parent, subsidiary, and affiliated corporations, their respective past and present directors, agents, officers, and directors, from any and all claims relating to or arising out of any agreement between the parties executed prior to the date of these terms, and all other claims relating to any dealings between any of the parties.