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Terms of Use

Last updated on August 20, 2020

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using the 7x24Exchange.org website. For information about our privacy practices, visit our Privacy Policy. For information about how we use Cookies, please visit our Cookies Policy.

Introduction

7x24exchange.org is the official website of 7×24 Exchange International, a non-profit international organization that provides an educational forum focusing on challenges faced by mission critical industry professionals since 1989. Members are as diverse as the industry itself and include firms within industries such as aerospace, energy, financial services, government, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, media, technology, and more. Through the expertise of its active membership, 7×24 Exchange International is a leading provider of conferences enabling collaboration and knowledge sharing amongst industry professionals. 7×24 Exchange International is committed to addressing the challenges of energy efficiency and sustainability, providing continued value to member companies and conference participants, and giving back through its social responsibility initiative.

As such, the site is a resource that supports the specific needs of our members and the mission critical profession in general. Web site visitors and 7×24 Exchange members have access to industry information, articles, conference archives, registration forms, magazine archives and similar content. By using the 7×24 Exchange website, you are agreeing to abide by these terms of use. The rules and guidelines are designed to protect you and to assure you that 7×24 Exchange is doing everything to make your experience on the website positive.

Interpretation and Definitions

Interpretation

The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural, in lower case, or capitalized.

Definitions

For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions:

Account means a unique account created for You to access our Service or parts of our Service.

Organization (referred to as either “the Organization”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Agreement) refers to 7×24 Exchange International, 322 Eighth Ave, Suite 702, New York, NY 10001.

Country refers to: New York, United States

Membership Applications refers to application for membership in the organization.

Partners refers to Corporate Leadership Partners, Advertisers, Photographers, Videographers, and other entities that may supply content, advertisements, or other resources on our site.

Programs refers to committee participation, services such as our mentoring program, meet a member content, knowledge base, 7×24 Exchange TV, and similar activities.

Service refers to the 7x24Exchange.org website.

Terms and Conditions (also referred as “Terms”) mean these Terms and Conditions that form the entire agreement between You and the Organization regarding the use of the Service.

Third-Party Social Media Service means any services or content (including data, information, products or services) provided by a third-party that may be displayed, included or made available by the Service.

Transaction means any purchase, registration, dues renewal, sign-up, RSVP, or other financial action that you take on the site.

Website refers to 7×24 Exchange International, accessible from https://www.7x24exchange.org

You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.

Acknowledgement

These are the Terms and Conditions governing the use of this Service and the agreement that operates between You and the Organization. These Terms and Conditions set out the rights and obligations of all users regarding the use of the Service.

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on Your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service, You agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If You disagree with any part of these Terms and Conditions then You may not access the Service.

Your access to and use of the Service is also conditioned on Your acceptance of and compliance with the Privacy Policy of the Organization. Our Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your personal information when You use the Application or the Website and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You. Please read Our Privacy Policy carefully before using Our Service.

Informational Site

The information on Our Service is made available for general informational purposes only, including the content used or provided in Our Programs. It should not be construed as any kind of professional advice (or substitute for it). If you need professional advice or services, you should consult a qualified person in the relevant field.

Transactions

By applying for membership, registering for a conference or making any other financial transaction through the Service, You warrant that You are legally capable of entering into binding contracts.

Your Information

If You wish to make a transaction on the Service, You may be asked to supply certain information relevant to Your transaction including, without limitation, Your name, Your credit card number, the expiration date of Your credit card, Your billing address, and similar information.

You represent and warrant that: (i) You have the legal right to use any credit or debit card(s) or other payment method(s) in connection with any transaction; and that (ii) the information You supply to us is true, correct and complete.

In cases of non-financial transactions, such as signing up for a service, filling out a form to participate in a program, joining our mailing list, or otherwise, You represent and warrant the same.

By submitting such information, You grant us the right to provide the information to payment processing and/or fulfillment processing to third parties for purposes of facilitating the completion of Your transaction.

Availability, Errors and Inaccuracies

We cannot and do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information, including prices, representative images, specifications, availability, and services. We reserve the right to change or update information and to correct errors, inaccuracies, or omissions at any time without prior notice.

Prices Policy

The Organization reserves the right to revise its prices at any time prior to accepting a financial transaction.

Payment cards (credit cards or debit cards) are subject to validation checks and authorization by Your card issuer. If we do not receive the required authorization, We will not be liable for any delay or non-delivery of Your Order.

Age Restrictions

The Service is intended and designed to be used by individuals who are 18 years of age or older. If a feature is provided that is intended for younger audiences, the Organization will clearly indicate it, and further indicate that only a parent or legal guardian may submit information related to the content. If there is cause for concern of any portion of the Service that is ambiguous or inherently directed towards children under the age of 18 without proper labeling, please Contact Us.

User Accounts

When You create an account with Us, You must provide Us information that is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in immediate termination of Your account on Our Service.

You are responsible for safeguarding the password that You use to access the Service and for any activities or actions under Your password, whether Your password is with Our Service or a Third-Party Service provided by a Partner (i.e., The Career Center).

You agree not to disclose Your password(s) to any third party. You must notify Us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of Your account.

You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity or that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trademark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than You without appropriate authorization, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene.

Intellectual Property

The Service and its original content (excluding Content provided by You or other users), features and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of the Organization and its licensors.

The Service is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of both the Country and foreign countries.

Our trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service without the prior written consent of the Organization.

Notice of Copyright Infringement

If You believe any contents, artwork or other materials found out Our Service infringes on Your copyright, You may request removal of those materials by notifying us. A notice of infringing materials must be sent to the designated agent (Copyright Officer) at the Copyright Office:

Tara Oehlmann, 7×24 Exchange, 322 Eighth Ave, Suite 702, New York, NY 10001.

When we receive the notice, we will investigate the cited material and take prompt steps to remove the content from Our Service.

Links to Other Websites

Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by the Organization.

The Organization has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that the Organization shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

We strongly advise You to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that You visit.

Linking to Our Service, Metatags, and Frames

7×24 Exchange International invites anyone to link to Our Service so long as it is done in good faith and in a manner that is not libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable. You may not link to our site in a manner that would imply 7×24 Exchange International’s sponsorship, endorsement, or approval of any third-party website, activities, or products.

When linking to our Service, you may use text links with the following format: “7×24 Exchange International” or “7×24 Exchange”. Use of our logo or other trademarks is strictly prohibited and may only be used by 7×24 Exchange Chapters, our Partners, or with special permission from the Copyright Officer.

Further, You may not frame the content of Our Service using IFRAMES or other methods so as to make it appear as if it is Your content. You may not use meta-tags, keywords, or descriptions in Your own site to augment your site’s performance or appearance in search results or the like.

Termination

We may terminate or suspend Your Account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if You breach these Terms and Conditions.

Upon termination, Your right to use the Service will cease immediately. If You wish to terminate Your Account, You may simply discontinue using the Service.

Limitation of Liability

Notwithstanding any damages that You might incur, the entire liability of the Organization and any of its suppliers under any provision of this Terms and Your exclusive remedy for all of the foregoing shall be limited to the amount actually paid by You through the Service.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall the Organization or its suppliers be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, loss of data or other information, for business interruption, for personal injury, loss of privacy arising out of or in any way related to the use of or inability to use the Service, third-party software and/or third-party hardware used with the Service, or otherwise in connection with any provision of this Terms), even if the Organization or any supplier has been advised of the possibility of such damages and even if the remedy fails of its essential purpose.

Some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, which means that some of the above limitations may not apply. In these states, each party’s liability will be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.

“AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” Disclaimer

The Service is provided to You “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” and with all faults and defects without warranty of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, the Organization, on its own behalf and on behalf of its Partners and its and their respective licensors and service providers, expressly disclaims all warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, with respect to the Service, including all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, and warranties that may arise out of course of dealing, course of performance, usage or trade practice. Without limitation to the foregoing, the Organization provides no warranty or undertaking, and makes no representation of any kind that the Service will meet Your requirements, achieve any intended results, be compatible or work with any other software, applications, systems or services, operate without interruption, meet any performance or reliability standards or be error free or that any errors or defects can or will be corrected.

Without limiting the foregoing, neither the Organization nor any of the organization’s providers makes any representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied: (i) as to the operation or availability of the Service, or the information, content, and materials or products included thereon; (ii) that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free; (iii) as to the accuracy, reliability, or currency of any information or content provided through the Service; or (iv) that the Service, its servers, the content, or e-mails sent from or on behalf of the Organization are free of viruses, scripts, trojan horses, worms, malware, timebombs or other harmful components.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain types of warranties or limitations on applicable statutory rights of a consumer, so some or all of the above exclusions and limitations may not apply to You. But in such a case the exclusions and limitations set forth in this section shall be applied to the greatest extent enforceable under applicable law.

Governing Law

The laws of the Country (New York, USA), excluding its conflicts of law rules, shall govern this Terms and Your use of the Service. Your use of the Application may also be subject to other local, state, national, or international laws.

Disputes Resolution

If You have any concern or dispute about the Service, You agree to first try to resolve the dispute informally by contacting the Organization.

For European Union (EU) Users

If You are a European Union consumer, you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law of the country in which you are resident.

United States Legal Compliance

You represent and warrant that (i) You are not located in a country that is subject to the United States government embargo, or that has been designated by the United States government as a “terrorist supporting” country, and (ii) You are not listed on any United States government list of prohibited or restricted parties.

Severability and Waiver

Severability

If any provision of these Terms is held to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.

Waiver

Except as provided herein, the failure to exercise a right or to require performance of an obligation under this Terms shall not effect a party’s ability to exercise such right or require such performance at any time thereafter nor shall be the waiver of a breach constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach.

Translation Interpretation

These Terms and Conditions may have been translated by third-party services or software. You agree that the original English text shall prevail in the case of a dispute.

Changes to These Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right, at Our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material We will make reasonable efforts to provide at least 30 days’ notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at Our sole discretion.

By continuing to access or use Our Service after those revisions become effective, You agree to be bound by the revised terms. If You do not agree to the new terms, in whole or in part, please stop using the website and the Service.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, you can contact us:

  • By email: info@7x24exchange.org
  • By visiting this page on our website: https://www.7x24exchange.org/contact-us/
  • By phone number: (646) 486-3818
  • By mail: 7×24 Exchange International, 322 Eighth Avenue, Suite 702, New York, NY 10001