GENERAL BUSINESS TERMS & WEBSITE USE TERMS (UK, Singapore & UAE) - JANUARY 2022
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE
WHAT’S IN THESE TERMS?
These terms tell you the rules for using our website www.convergefestivals.com (our site).
WHO WE ARE AND HOW TO CONTACT US
www.convergefestivals.com is a site operated by Oceania Capital FZCO trading as Converge Festivals (”We”). We are registered in Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, Emirate of Dubai, UAE.
We are a limited company. To contact us, please email email@example.com
BY USING OUR SITE YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS
If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.
We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference.
THERE ARE OTHER TERMS THAT MAY APPLY TO YOU
Our Acceptable Use Policy, which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our site. When using our site, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.
WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.
WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO OUR SITE
We may update and change our site from time to time
WE MAY SUSPEND OR WITHDRAW OUR SITE
Our site is made available free of charge.
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
YOU MUST KEEP YOUR ACCOUNT DETAILS SAFE
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOW YOU MAY USE MATERIAL ON OUR SITE
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
DO NOT RELY ON INFORMATION ON THIS SITE
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR WEBSITES WE LINK TO
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.
Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.
We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
USER-GENERATED CONTENT IS NOT APPROVED BY US
This website may include information and materials uploaded by other users of the site, including to bulletin boards and chat rooms.
This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please contact us on email@example.com.
OUR RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE SUFFERED BY YOU
Whether you are a consumer or a business user:
We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any products to you, which will be set out in our terms and conditions of supply.
If you are a business user:
We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it.
We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
· use of, or inability to use, our site; or
· use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
In particular, we will not be liable for:
loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
any indirect or consequential loss or damage
If you are a consumer user:
Please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
If defective digital content that we have supplied, damages a device or digital content belonging to you and this is caused by our failure to use reasonable care and skill, we will either repair the damage or pay you compensation. [However, we will not be liable for damage that you could have avoided by following our advice to apply an update offered to you free of charge or for damage that was caused by you failing to correctly follow installation instructions or to have in place the minimum system requirements advised by us.]
UPLOADING CONTENT TO OUR SITE
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.
Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of our site a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties.
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.
WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR VIRUSES AND YOU MUST NOT INTRODUCE THEM
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
RULES ABOUT LINKING TO OUR SITE
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHICH COUNTRY’S LAWS APPLY TO ANY DISPUTES?
OUR TRADE MARKS ARE REGISTERED
‘Converge Festivals’ is a trademark of Oceania Capital FZCO. You are not permitted to use them without our approval.
IS MY REGISTRATION / TICKET TRANSFERABLE?
Tickets are not refundable for any reason, including, but not limited to, failure to attend due to illness, acts of God, travel-related problems, loss of employment and duplicate purchase. However, registrants may transfer the badge to a colleague, in case they can no longer attend. Please contact email@example.com.
CAN I UPDATE MY REGISTRATION INFORMATION?
Yes, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION NOTICE (SINGAPORE)
This Personal Data Protection Notice is issued pursuant to the requirements of the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”)
By registering online for this event and clicking on the box: “Consent is hereby given to Converge Festivals ‘Converge Festivals’ under the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 you:
· agree to disclose personal information (including any visual images, photographs and/or videos captured during the events/seminars/talks) about yourself to us, Converge Festivals, (such personal information being hereinafter referred to collectively as “Personal Data”);
· acknowledge that we have informed you that we may collect, use (including, process, record, hold, store), and disclose (collectively, “Process”) your Personal Data;
· consent to Converge Festivals collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Data, for the Purposes as stated herein.
We Process your Personal Data, in accordance with the PDPA, for the following purposes (“Purposes”):
· Marketing and promotional activities and such other strategic alliances.
· Marketing profiling activities relating to entrepreneurship, intellectual property and technology commercialisation and other similar events.
· To perform market, demographic or trend analysis/survey for research and marketing purposes.
· Communication purposes, such as sending out e-bulletins, newsletters, emails, brochures, leaflets, letters and flyers.
· To send information, updates and corporate information by post, email, text messages or social media about our events or those of third parties that we think may interest you.
· Maintenance and upkeep of event participants’ records and data.
· Administer your participation in events.
· Process your payment transactions.
· Respond to your questions related to the event or what we do.
· Registration and maintenance of participants’ database.
· To send out invitations for Converge Festivals present and future events which may be of interest to you.
Your up-to-date and accurate Personal Data is necessary to enable us to constantly improve the quality, and the relevancy to you, of events that are planned.
Failure to Supply your Personal Data
If you choose not to provide some of all the information requested by us in accordance with the PDPA, we may not be able to keep relevant, accurate and complete Personal Data about you and this may affect our ability to accomplish the purposes set out above.
We may disclose your Personal Data
We may disclose your Personal Data, for any of the Purposes and in accordance with the PDPA, to any related companies of Converge Festivalsd;
· any of our agents and service providers providing services to Converge Festivals in relation to the Purposes;
· any third parties funding any of the Purposes;
· any third parties who is jointly organising an event with us;
· any third parties who is under a duty of confidentiality to keep your Personal Data confidential and who must comply with the PDPA.
Converge Festivals will keep and process your Personal Data in a secure manner. Converge Festivals will provide and implement appropriate administrative security safeguards to ensure your Personal Data will not be misused and to prevent any unauthorised Processing of your Personal Data.
Your Right to Access Your Personal Data
You have the right to access and to amend your Personal Data which is in our custody. You may contact Converge Festivals to:
· request that your Personal Data is amended* if it is inaccurate, incomplete or not up to date;
· request Converge Festivals to cease processing your Personal Data;
· request to access* your Personal Data and be provided with information on how we have, or may have, used or disclosed your Personal Data within a year before the date of request for access;
· withdraw your consent for us to Process your Personal Data.
PAYMENT OF SERVICES
As a Company operating in the UAE, Australia, UK and Singapore, we operate bank accounts in multi jurisdictions. From time to time, and at the Company’s discretion payment for services will be credited from either Converge Festivals or Oceania Capital FZCO. Each of these entities constitute payment for Converge Festivals services.
RECEIPT OF PAYMENT
Following from the above. Invoices from Converge Festivals will ask for payment to be made into either Converge Festivals or Oceania Capital FZCO bank accounts. Only payments made into these entities constitutes Converge Festivals receipt of payment.
CODE OF CONDUCT
This Code of Conduct is to be upheld at all events held at Converge Festivals. It is to be publicly available in advance of the event and enforced by Converge Festivals.
Converge Festivals is dedicated to providing a welcoming, safe and productive environment for all who attend our events, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age or religion. We do not tolerate any form of intimidation, harassment, or disrespectful conduct at our events.
Harassment includes offensive verbal comments and inappropriate or demeaning language related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion. Participants asked to stop any harassing behaviour are expected to comply immediately.
If a participant engages in harassing behaviour, the event organisers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the event. If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, contact an event organiser immediately.