Terms of Use : Society of STEM Women of Color

Terms of Use

The terms of use specified herein apply to all Web pages and Websites created by the Society of STEM Women of Color (SSWOC), including all affiliates, offices, divisions, boards, and committees thereof. Acceptance of Terms of Use By using this Website, you signify your agreement to all terms, conditions and notices contained or referenced herein. If you do not agree to these terms of use you may not use this Website. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update or revise these terms of use. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of this site following the posting of any changes to the terms of use constitutes acceptance of those changes. User's Grant of Nonexclusive License By providing data in response to this Website, or otherwise participating in or using any communications service, chat room, webcast, message board or other interactive activity on this Website (content), you:
  • Grant the SSWOC a nonexclusive irrevocable worldwide license in any media now or hereafter known to use, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, distribute, have distributed, and promote the content in any form, anywhere and for any purpose; and
  • Warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content and that public posting or other use of the content by the SSWOC will not infringe or violate the property or other rights of any third party.
Rules of User Conduct You agree to abide by all procedures and requirements of the SSWOC, including but not limited to, agreeing not to use this Website for any unlawful purpose. By posting information, participating in, listening to or otherwise using any communications service, chat room, webcast, message board or other interactive service that may be available to you on or through this Website, you agree that you will not upload, post or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any content, including text, communications, software, images, sounds, data or other information, that:
  • infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other property right of any party;
  • constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk e-mail ("spamming"), chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling;
  • contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage or limit the functioning of any software, hardware or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party;
  • is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another's privacy, tortious, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts or otherwise violates the SSWOC' rules or policies;
  • victimizes, harasses, degrades or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age or disability; or
  • impersonates any person or entity.
The SSWOC does not routinely pre-screen, monitor or edit the content posted by users of chat rooms, message boards, newsgroups, webcasts or other interactive services that may be available on or through this Website. However, the SSWOC may, in its sole discretion, perform such screening, editing or monitoring and to remove any content that, in the SSWOC' judgment, does not comply with the terms of use or is otherwise harmful, objectionable or inaccurate. The SSWOC are not responsible for any failure or delay in removing such content. Tapes or Transcripts of Public Meetings Webcasts, audio/video tapes or transcripts of open meetings or sessions, workshops, symposia or public data-gathering meetings sponsored by the SSWOC, which are made available on this Website, are not official reports of the SSWOC. Opinions and statements included in such audio or video tapes, transcripts or webcasts of such events are solely those of the individual persons or participants, and are not necessarily adopted or endorsed or verified as accurate by the SSWOC. Security Capabilities and Financial Information Financial information may be collected online when individuals register for meetings, submit abstracts, order publications, or make payment for membership. The online forms are within an SSL secured site using https. The SSL cert is provided by VeriSign. This encrypts the information during the transaction so as to secure the cardholder data from access by unauthorized users. Links to Third Party Sites SSWOC is not responsible for the contents of any websites that are accessible via any link on this Site, or any changes or updates to the information contained in such sites. SSWOC provides the linked sites to you as a convenience and does not imply that SSWOC endorses the site, the organization operating such site, nor any products or services of that organization. International Use The SSWOC make no representation that materials on this Website are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing them from nations or territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Persons who access this Website from outside the United States are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. Disclaimer of Warranties There is no guarantee that any transmission of data over the World Wide Web is completely secure. The SSWOC cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. Any such transmission is done at your own risk. All materials, information, software, products, and services included in or available through this Website (the "content") are provided "as is" and "as available" for your use. The content is provided without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Your use of this site is solely at your risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the SSWOC shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from the use of, or inability to use, this site. Indemnification Upon a request by the SSWOC, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the SSWOC and its employees, officers, council members and agents from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney's fees, that arise from your use or misuse of this Website. The SSWOC reserve the right, at their own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with the SSWOC in asserting any available defenses. Delivery Policy Event registrants will provide contact details during the registration process. All confirmation notifications for events will be sent via electronic mail (email) to the accurate email address provided by the attendee at the time of registering for the event. If you have any questions regarding this Delivery Policy contact: SSWOC, 4423 Lehigh Road, Suite 483, College Park, MD 20740. Choice of Law and Forum These terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Maryland, excluding its conflicts of law rules. Severability and Integration Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and the SSWOC with respect to this Website and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written or electronic) between you and the SSWOC with respect to this Website. SSWOC may terminate this agreement and your access and use of the Site, or any portion of the Site, in the event of any conduct by you or through your account which SSWOC, in its sole discretion, considers to be unacceptable, or in the event of any breach by you of the Terms and Conditions. Questions/Customer Service Please contact us at SSWOC, 4423 Lehigh Road, Suite 483, College Park, MD 20740, 1-888-563-3021 with any questions you have about these Terms and Conditions, including the SSWOC privacy-policy/">Privacy Policy. Refund Policy for General Participant Price Paid: 200.00 USD ($)
Refund If Cancelled By
125.00 USD ($) August 11, 2016
0 USD ($) No refunds available after August 12, 2016
Refund not to exceed total amount paid. Hotel Cut-off Date and Cancellation Policy (General Participant) The hotel cut-off date for reservations is TBD. Group rates are available 3 days prior and 3 days after the event dates (subject to availability of guest rooms at the time of reservation). Cancellations must be made by 6:00 pm on the day of arrival. Otherwise, your credit card will be charged for one night's stay.