License – The Community Roundtable’s Use of Content
Upon subscribing to The Community Roundtable’s information service, you acknowledge and agree to grant The Community Roundtable an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, unrestricted, royalty-free right and license (the “License”) to use, edit, reproduce, publish, translate, sublicense, assign, copy and distribute and/or incorporate into other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed, without compensation of any kind to you or your company (i) any and all content (including but not limited to research reports, subscription lists, customer requests, business studies and analyses, logos, email dialogues, threaded discussions, web or phone conferences, meeting notes from conferences and events), materials, information, opinions, software applications, products, services, site design elements and graphics and related documentation that you may provide or make available to The Community Roundtable in any form whatsoever (including but not limited to written and verbal communications and conversations) as well as any and all Content previously provided or made available by you to The Community Roundtable since becoming a subscriber to The Community Roundtable irrespective of your date of your subscription (collectively, the “Content”); and (ii) any and all trademarks related to the Content ; provided such right and license may only be exercised for the benefit of The Community Roundtable’s information service.
You represent and warrant that you and your company owns or otherwise control all of the rights to the Content, have the full right and authority to use and/or license such Content to third parties, that none of such Content is subject to any copyright or other proprietary right of a third party and use by The Community Roundtable will not infringe any rights, including without limitation intellectual property rights, of any third party.
The Community Roundtable Proprietary Rights
You acknowledge and agree that The Community Roundtable is the sole and exclusive owner of any and all content, materials, information, software applications, products, services, site design elements and graphics and related documentation on our site other than the Content as provided by The Community Roundtable subscribers or their companies as discussed above (”The Community Roundtable Materials”).
Upon your subscription to The Community Roundtable, you further acknowledge and agree that The Community Roundtable shall be the sole and exclusive owner of any and all Content derived from all meetings, forums and exchanges and The Community Roundtable shall have the unfettered right to use, edit, reproduce, publish, translate, assign, copy and distribute and/or incorporate into other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed which is derived from such original Content, without compensation of any kind to you or your company including: (i) any and all dialogues or conversations via face-to-face events, discussions, conference calls, online forums, or chat and email electronic communications that result from or take place through or facilitated by The Community Roundtable in connection with your subscription (collectively, the “Dialogues”); (ii) any and all photographs taken by The Community Roundtable at meetings or forums or in connection with your subscription (”Photographs”); and (iii) any and all changes, corrections, modifications, adaptations, additions to, enhancements, and up-dates to the Content, Dialogues and Photographs ; provided such right may only be exercised for the benefit of The Community Roundtable information service.
Limitations of Use
Except as expressly authorized in writing by The Community Roundtable, you shall have no rights to any Community Roundtable Materials, the Dialogues, the Photographs, or third party Content as provided to The Community Roundtable by any other subscriber, and agree not to use in any way whatsoever, including without limitation, the sale, license, rental, modification, distribution, or reproduction of any Community Roundtable Materials, the Dialogues, the Photographs, or such third party Content. The Community Roundtable reserves the right to not publish or to remove any Content, Dialogues, Logos and Photographs that they deem, at any time and in their sole discretion, to be inappropriate for the Site or any Community Roundtable event or forum, for any reason whatsoever without notice.
Disclaimers and Warranties
Our services, the site, all Community Roundtable materials, content, dialogues and photographs included in or available through the site or at Community Roundtable events, forums or exchanges are provided “as is” and “as available” for your use as provided by the terms and conditions of this agreement, and are used entirely at your risk. Our services, the site, all Community Roundtable materials, content, dialogues and photographs included in or available through the site or at or through Community Roundtable events, forums or exchanges are provided without warranties or representations of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or no infringement. The Community Roundtable, its subsidiaries, its affiliates and its licensors do not warrant or represent that their services including access to and use of the site will be available at any particular time or location, be uninterrupted, timely or secure; meet your requirements or expectations in terms of the quality of the information provided; that any defects or errors will be corrected; or that the site, all Community Roundtable materials, content, dialogues and photographs thereon are free of viruses or other harmful components. Your use of our services and the site is solely at your risk. Our site may contain links to other web sites. The Community Roundtable makes no warranty express or implied as to any such linked web sites including but not limited to any warranties of the accuracy, ownership, validity or legality of any content of a linked web site and is not responsible for the availability of these web sites or their content.
Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances shall The Community Roundtable, its subsidiaries, its affiliates or its licensors be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from your subscription and our services. This limitation applies whether the alleged liability is based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or any other basis, even if The Community Roundtable has been advised of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, The Community Roundtable’s liability in such jurisdictions shall be limited to the extent permitted by law. The Community Roundtable shall in no way be responsible for any detrimental reliance you may place on the services, the site, Community Roundtable’s materials, contents, dialogues or photographs.
Upon a request by The Community Roundtable, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless The Community Roundtable and its subsidiaries and other affiliated companies, and their employees, contractors, officers, and directors from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including lawyer’s and other professionals’ fees, that arise from your subscription and our services including your use or misuse of our Site, or any Community Roundtable Materials, Content, Dialogues or Photographs posted thereon or at or through any Community Roundtable event, forum or exchange attended by you. The Community Roundtable reserves the right, at its 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 Community Roundtable in asserting any available defense.
Choice of Law or Forum
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Massachusetts and the federal laws of the United States, excluding its conflicts of the laws rules.
Term and Termination
The term of this agreement shall be for twelve (12) calendar months beginning on the day you respond to the confirmation e-mail with an affirmative response, (i.e. type “I agree” or “I accept” in your reply), hereby known as your “anniversary date.” The term will be automatically extended by twelve (12) additional calendar months on future anniversary dates unless you submit in writing your intention to cancel this agreement more than 30 days prior to your anniversary date.
The Community Roundtable reserves the right, at any time and at its sole discretion, to terminate your subscription and your access to all or part of The Community Roundtable’s services including conferences, forums of electronic forms of exchange, with or without notice.
The Community Roundtable unconditionally guarantees your satisfaction with the service offered under this subscription. If at any time in the first sixty (60) days of your agreement you are dissatisfied, you are entitled to a full refund.
Last Updated: April 19, 2018