These are the terms (the “Agreement”) that govern your attendance at and/or participation in the Render-Atlanta Conference (the “Event”).
By registering for the Event you are agreeing to these terms, which form a legal contract between Render Atlanta Conference, LLC DBA Render-Atlanta ("Render"), and the registered attendee and/or participant (“you”). If you have registered on behalf of another it is your responsibility to ensure that the person attending is aware of these terms and accepts them, and by confirming your registration you are warranting that you have made the attendee aware of these terms and that they have accepted these terms.
1.1. Admittance. Your registration entitles you to admittance to the Event. All other costs associated with your attendance (including without limitation any travel and/or accommodation expenses) shall be borne solely by you and Render shall have not liability for such costs.
1.2. Termination. You acknowledge that Render reserves the right to request your removal from the Event if Render, in its sole discretion, considers your presence and/or behavior to create a disruption or to hinder the Event and/or the enjoyment of the Event by other attendees or speakers.
1.3. Media. By attending the Event you acknowledge and agree to grant Render the right at the Event to record, film, photograph or capture your likeness in any media now available and hereafter developed and to distribute, broadcast, use or otherwise globally to disseminate, in perpetuity, such media without any further approval from you or any payment to you. This grant to Render includes, but is not limited to, the right to edit such media, the right to use the media alone or together with other information, and the right to allow others to use and/or disseminate the media.
1.4. Event Content. You acknowledge and agree that Render, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to change any and all aspects of the Event, including but not limited to, the Event name, themes, content, program, speakers, performers, hosts, moderators, and time.
3.1. All intellectual property rights in and to the Event, the Event content and all materials distributed at or in connection with the Event are owned by Render and/or the Event sponsors or speakers presenting at the Event. You may not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce any trademarks or other trade names appearing at the Event, in any Event content and/or in any materials distributed at or in connection with the Event for any reason without the prior written permission of Render.
3.2. For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to vest in you any legal or beneficial right in or to any trademarks or other intellectual property rights owned or used under license by Render or any of its affiliates or grant to you any right or license to any other intellectual property rights of Render or its affiliates, all of which shall at all times remain the exclusive property of Render and its affiliates.
4.1. Render gives no warranties in respect of any aspect of the Event or any materials related thereto or offered at the Event and, to the fullest extent possible under the laws governing this Agreement, disclaims all implied warranties, including but not limited to warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, timeliness and merchantability. Neither Render nor its affiliates can accept any responsibility or liability for reliance by you or any person on any aspect of the Event and/or any information provided at the Event.
4.2. Other than to the extent required as a matter of law: (i) neither Render nor its affiliates shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential costs, damages or losses arising directly or indirectly from the Event or other aspect related thereto or in connection with this Agreement.
4.3. The maximum aggregate liability of Render for any claim in any way connected with therewith or this Agreement whether in contract, tort or otherwise (including any negligent act or omission) shall be limited to the amount paid by you to Render under this Agreement to attend the Event.
5.1. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Georgia and the parties shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Georgia courts.
5.2 All claims and disputes arising under or relating to this Agreement are to be settled by binding arbitration in the state of Georgia or another location mutually agreeable to the parties. The arbitration shall be conducted on a confidential basis pursuant to the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any decision or award as a result of any such arbitration proceeding shall be in writing and shall provide an explanation for all conclusions of law and fact and shall include the assessment of costs, expenses, and reasonable attorneys' fees. Any such arbitration shall include a written record of the arbitration hearing. An award of arbitration may be confirmed in a court of competent jurisdiction.