Website Terms Of Use

1. INTRODUCTION
ATTENTION: This legal notice applies to the entire contents of the website under the domain name entrepreneursunpluggd.com (“Website”) and to any correspondence by e-mail between us and you. Please read these terms carefully before using the Website. Using the Website indicates that you accept these terms regardless of whether you choose to join our email list or attend one of our events. If you do not accept these terms, do not use the Website. This notice is issued by Unplugged Productions LLC, an Illinois limited liability company (“Company”).

You may access the Website without registering your details with us. However, certain content and features, such as, newsletters, commenting and events are only available if you provide us with your email address and/or register with a third-party service provider. By accessing any part of the Website, you shall be deemed to have accepted this legal notice in full. If you do not accept this legal notice in full, you must leave the Website immediately. Before accessing any content or features provided by a third-party service provider you should review that third-parties terms and conditions for use.

The Company may revise this legal notice at any time by updating this posting. You should check the Website from time to time to review the then current legal notice, because it is binding on you. Certain provisions of this legal notice may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at the Website.

2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS & LICENSE
The Website and its entire contents, features and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof), are owned by the Company, its licensors or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

These terms of use permit you to use the Website for your personal, non-commercial use only. You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store or transmit any of the material on our Website, except as follows:

a)Your computer may temporarily store copies of such materials incidental to your accessing and viewing those materials.
b)You may store files that are automatically cached by your Web browser for display enhancement purposes.
c)You may print or download one copy of a reasonable number of pages of the Website for your own personal, non-commercial use and not for further reproduction, publication or distribution.

You must not:

a)Modify copies of any materials from this Website.
b)Use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from the accompanying text.
c)Delete or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from this Website.

You must not access or use for any commercial purposes any part of the Website or any services or materials available through the Website.

If you print, copy, modify, download or otherwise use or provide any other person with access to any part of the Website in breach of the terms of use, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. No right, title or interest in or to the Website is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by the Company. Any use of the Website not expressly permitted by these terms of use is a breach of these terms of use and may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

3. LINKS TO AND FROM OTHER WEBSITES
Links to third-party websites on the Website are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave the Website. The Company has not reviewed all of these third-party websites and does not control and is not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. The Company therefore does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to the Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

If you would like to link to the Website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the home page of the Website, and subject to the following conditions:

(a) You do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of the Company’s logo.

(b) You do not create a frame or any other browser or border environment around the Website.

(c) You do not in any way imply that the Company is endorsing any products or services other than its own.

(d) You do not misrepresent your relationship with the Company nor present any other false information about the Company.

(e) You do not otherwise use any of the Company’s trademarks displayed on the Website without express written permission from the Company.

(f) You do not link from a website that is not owned by you.

(g) Your website does not contain content that is distasteful, offensive or controversial, infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

The Company expressly reserves the right to revoke this right for breach of these terms and to take any action it deems appropriate.

You shall fully indemnify the Company for any loss or damage suffered by the Company or any of its group companies for breach of this Section.

4. SERVICE ACCESS
The Website is an online community based around unique events created by the Company. The Website is meant to provide access to services, such as great speakers sharing actionable information in an intimate or online video setting, exposure to resources and tools you can use to grow your business, periodic newsletters, blog posts, valuable networking events with fellow entrepreneurs and innovators and other online content from time to time (“Services”).

The Company reserves the right to suspend or discontinue the availability of the Website and/or any Service and/or remove any content (including, but not limited to text, user comments, messages, information, data, graphics, news articles, photographs, images, illustration, and software) at any time at its sole discretion and without prior notice. The Company may also impose limits on certain features and Services or restrict your access to parts of or all of the Website and the Services without notice or liability. While the Company endeavors to ensure that the Website is normally available 24 hours a day, your access to and use of the Website may be interrupted from time to time as a result of equipment malfunction, updating, maintenance or repair of the Website or any other reason with or outside the control of the Company. The Company shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period.

5. VISITOR MATERIAL AND CONDUCT
Other than personally identifiable information, which is covered under our Privacy Policy, any material you transmit or post to the Website (“User Contributions”), such as blog comments, shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. The Company shall have no obligations with respect to such material. By providing such material, you grant the Company and its designees a perpetual and royalty free license to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes.

You represent and warrant that:

a)All of the User Contributions are original content (not replicated anywhere else in print or on the web) written by you.
b)You own or control all rights in and to the User Contributions and have the right to grant the license granted above to us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their and our respective licensees, successors and assigns.
c)All of your User Contributions do and will comply with these terms of use.

You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for any User Contributions you submit or contribute, and you, not the Company, have full responsibility for such content, including its legality, reliability, accuracy and appropriateness. The Company reserves the right to suspend or discontinue the availability of the User Contributions at any time at its sole discretion and without prior notice. The Company may also impose limits on User Contributions or restrict your access to User Contributions without notice or liability.

We are not responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any User Contributions posted by you or any other user of the Website.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the Website any material:

(a) That is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience;

(b) For which you have not obtained all necessary licenses and/or approvals;

(c) Which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world;

(d) Which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

You may not misuse the Website (including, without limitation, by hacking). The Company shall fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing the Company to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of this Section.

6. REGISTRATION
While the Website does not require registration, certain content, such as posting comments, periodic newsletters or attending events will require a user’s email and/or registration with a third-party service provider.

7. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the Website will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.

YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.

THE COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

8. LIMITATION ON LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.

THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

9. COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS
As a website for entrepreneurs, the Website is sensitive to the need for intellectual property protection and respects the intellectual property rights of others. It is our policy to respond promptly to any claim that content posted on the Website infringes the copyright or other intellectual property infringement (“Infringement”) of any person. The Company will use reasonable efforts to investigate notices of alleged Infringement and will take appropriate action under applicable intellectual property law and these Terms where it believes an Infringement has taken place, including removing or disabling access to the content claimed to be infringing and/or terminating accounts and access to the Website.

To notify the Company of a possible Infringement you must submit your notice in writing to the attention of “Copyright Infringement” info@entrepreneursungluggd.com and include in your notice a detailed description of the alleged Infringement sufficient to enable the Company to make a reasonable determination. Please note that you may be held accountable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) for misrepresenting that any content is infringing your copyright.

If we remove or disable access to content in response to a notice of Infringement, we will make reasonable attempts to contact the user who posted the affected content. If you feel that your content is not infringing, you may provide the Company with a counter notice in writing to the attention of “Copyright Infringement Counter Notification” at info@entrepreneursungluggd.com. You must include in your counter notice sufficient information to enable the Company to make a reasonable determination. Please note that you may be held accountable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that your content is not infringing the copyrights of others.

10. TRADEMARKS
Entrepreneurs Unpluggd and other Company graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are registered trademarks, trademarks or trade dress of the Company. The Company’s trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service without the prior written consent of the Company. The images and icons available in any Website icon pack may be used by partners and third-party Websites in connection with providing appropriate links to the Website.

11. RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED
The information presented on or through the Website is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

This Website includes content provided by third parties, including materials provided by other users and third-party licensors, syndicators, aggregators and/or reporting services. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by the Company, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Company. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third-party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third-parties.

12. ONLINE PURCHASES
All purchases through our Website or other transactions with third-party service providers for the sale of services formed through the Website or as a result of visits made by you are governed by this legal notice. All purchases through the Websites or a third-party service provider are final. These sales are non-refundable outside of limited exceptions for extraordinary circumstances. To request an exception based on an extraordinary circumstance email info@entrepreneursungluggd.com and your request for a refund will be considered.

13. GEOGRAPHIC RESTRICTIONS
The owner of the Website is based in the state of Illinois in the United States. We provide this Website for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that the Website is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

14. MISCELLANEOUS & ENTIRE AGREEMENT
The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder. The Company shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond the Company’s reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation (including “line-noise” interference). If any provision of the terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the terms shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. The Company may transfer, assign or delegate the terms and its rights and obligations without consent. Both parties agree that the terms is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of the terms, and that all modifications must be in a writing signed by both parties, except as otherwise provided herein.

15. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
This legal notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Laws of the State of Illinois. Disputes arising in connection with this legal notice shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois.

Last Updated on: July 5, 2012