Website User Agreement
For all users of the YVO MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK INC. Website (the “Website”), including subscribers and presenters. Please read this Agreement carefully.
By accessing the website or using our Services (as defined below), you irrevocably agree to be bound by this Agreement. If you do not agree to any of the terms of this Agreement, you must not use our Website or use any of our Services.
For the purposes of this Agreement, YVO MARKETING means YVO Marketing & Communications Network Inc. The Website provides a network of internet-based services enabling access to live and recorded Content. Other capitalised terms are defined at end of this Agreement.
1. This Agreement
This Agreement sets out the terms and conditions on which You may access and use the Website and all services provided on, through or by the Website, including the facility for all Users to post, submit, subscribe to view Content, as well as new features and services which may be introduced from time to time, and related technology (together, the “Services”).
YVO MARKETING reserves the right to modify the terms of this Agreement at any time by placing the revised terms on this Website and in the case of material changes You will be notified by email to the email address of record in Your Account. Your continued access to the Website, or use of the Services, following the posting of the revised terms on this Website, or the passage of thirty (30) calendar days from the time of such posting, shall be deemed to constitute Your acceptance of such modification. If You do not agree to such modification, You must cease all use of the Website and the Services.
This Agreement shall constitute the entire agreement between you and YVO MARKETING with respect to our website, and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and YVO MARKETING with respect to our Website.
In the event that any provision of this Agreement conflicts with the law under which this Agreement is to be construed or if any such provision is held invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be deemed to be restated to reflect as nearly as possible its original intention, and such restated provision shall remain in full force and effect.
2. Conditions and Restrictions of Use
2.1 User Eligibility
You are representing and warranting that You are the age of majority in your jurisdiction and represent and warrant that you have the full authority to enter into this Agreement.
2.2 Registration and User Information
In order to use or access the Services, You are required to signup and consent to this Agreement.
By completing the registration process which requires You to provide Your Data, You represent and warrant that: (a) the information about Yourself is true, current, and complete and (b) You will maintain and promptly update Your Data to keep it true, current and complete.
If You provide inaccurate information, YVO MARKETING has the right to block you form accessing The Website.
2.3 Licence to the Services
The parties agree that YVO MARKETING is the owner or authorized licensee of the Content.
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, YVO MARKETING hereby grants You a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, worldwide, royalty-free licence for the duration of this Agreement, to use the Services solely for the purposes described in this Agreement, which include the right to embed a Channel or webinar on Your website, subject to compliance at all times with the provisions of this Agreement. All rights not expressly granted to You are reserved by YVO MARKETING and its licensors.
Except as expressly permitted by YVO Marketing, You shall not, and shall not permit or encourage any other party to: (a) licence, sublicence, sell, resell, rent, transfer or assign, the Services in any way; (b) reverse engineer, decompile, modify, translate, disassemble (except to the extent that this restriction is expressly prohibited by law) or create derivative works based upon the Services, including the Content, the underlying technology, and the YVO MARKETING player; (c) use any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods or (d) use any of the Content or the Services other than for its intended purpose. Upon termination or suspension of this licence, You shall no longer have the right to use the Services or display, download or make available any Content from the Website. YVO MARKETING may terminate or suspend this license in its sole and absolute discretion.
This licence shall terminate automatically upon termination of this Agreement.
You acknowledge that YVO MARKETING does not routinely screen or review Content to determine whether, amongst other things, it contains false, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, offensive, indecent, or objectionable material or contains errors and/or omissions. However, YVO MARKETING reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to monitor, screen, edit or remove any Content posted on the Website or accessed through the Services at any time. Under no circumstances will YVO MARKETING be liable in any way for any User or other third-party Content, including, but not limited to, for any defamation, falsehoods, errors or omissions in any such Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use or publication of any such Content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via the Services or the failure to access such Services. As set forth below in the Representations and Warranties and Limitation of Liability sections. YVO MARKETING does not guarantee that any Content will be suitable for any particular purpose, or to Your satisfaction.
YVO MARKETING may terminate Your account and/or suspend Your access to the Services should You fail to comply with the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement or any other guidelines and rules published by YVO MARKETING. YVO MARKETING further reserves the right to terminate or suspend Your account with or without cause in YVO Marketing’s sole discretion without prior notice. Termination or suspension of Your account does not terminate this Agreement. Should YVO MARKETING choose to terminate this Agreement, such termination does not constitute a waiver of any of YVO Marketing’s rights under this Agreement or under applicable law.
You may terminate this Agreement by closing any user accounts you have with YVO Marketing. Upon termination of this Agreement, you may no longer use the Services or the Website for any reason.
THE FOLLOWING CLAUSES 2.6 TO 2.9, INCLUSIVE, APPLY ONLY TO USERS WHO ARE PRESENTERS
2.6 Ownership Rights
Each party retains any and all pre-existing right, title and interest in and to its website(s), trademarks, intellectual property, Your Content (in Your case), the Services (in the case of YVO MARKETING), and all components thereof. Except as expressly set out herein, this Agreement shall not be construed in any manner as transferring or creating any rights of ownership of, or licence to, the foregoing, and/or to the features or information therein. Under no circumstances will this Agreement be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, a licence to any intellectual or other property or components thereof other than as specifically granted in this Agreement. YVO MARKETING does not independently confirm that all Content is provided by a valid rights holder. In the event that YVO MARKETING becomes aware that Content has been provided by a person who is not a valid rights holder, YVO MARKETING may, at its discretion, disable and/or terminate the publication of such Content.
2.7 Licence to Content, Your Data and Your Performance
You hereby grant YVO MARKETING a non-transferable (except as provided herein), royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide licence to perform such acts in connection with Your Content as is necessary to provide the Services, including a right to grant royalty-free sub-licenses.
The foregoing licence includes, without limitation, permission for YVO MARKETING to: (a) aggregate, publicly display, transmit, distribute, copy in its original form or in the form of an encoded work, store, archive, modify, create derivative works of, or reproduce Your Content and to perform such other acts with respect to Your Content as are necessary from time to time to provide the Services; (b) use Your Content and Your name, voice, likeness, persona and performance in connection with any webinars or other Content that You post, provide or participate in, in connection with the Service; (c) offer or provide open access to Your Content on or through the Website (or other website or service wholly-owned and/or operated by YVO MARKETING) and/or sub-domains thereof; (d) grant sublicences to Your Content to enable Your Content to be embedded and displayed on third party websites; (e) to distribute, transmit, and/or display Your Content on the Website or via such technologies as are or may in the future be supported by YVO MARKETING from time to time including without limitation, the internet and/or wireless transmission; (f) display advertisements in connection with or alongside any display of Your Content.
For the avoidance of doubt, the parties expressly agree and acknowledge that the Services do not include any transfer of title to, or ownership of, any right or interest in Your Content. Any licence (including the right to grant sublicenses) you grant to YVO MARKETING shall survive termination of this Agreement.
You represent and warrant that you have the right to license Your Content to YVO MARKETING, and that Your Content does not infringe any third-party rights.
2.8 Licence to Marks
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, You grant YVO MARKETING, a non-transferable (except as provided herein), non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide right to use, reproduce and display any logos, trademarks, trade names and other similar identifying material (the “Marks”) that You provide solely for the purposes described herein, and to grant sublicences thereto on the same terms and conditions to third parties that embed Your Content on their websites to the extent necessary in connection with the Services. This license and all sublicences thereto will survive termination of this Agreement.
2.9 Representations about Content
You specifically represent and warrant that any Content provided directly or indirectly by You, and its distribution and/or publication through the Services, the Website, or through its being embedded on any third party website, does not, and will not, infringe or misappropriate any third party’s rights, nor will YVO MARKETING’s use of such Content in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement violate any right of any person, including without limitation any copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity and rights of privacy. You represent and warrant that You own or have obtained all necessary rights and licenses with respect to Your Content. You further represent that You have paid all licence fees and/or other fees required to be paid to third parties for performance of Your obligations or exercise of Your rights hereunder, for the grant of licences hereunder, and for any other act by You under this Agreement (“Third Party Licence Fees”) and You covenant to pay any Third Party License Fees required to be paid in the future for such actions in a timely manner. You further expressly agree that as between You, on the one hand, and YVO MARKETING on the other hand, any obligation to pay Third Party Licence Fees as a result of distribution of Your Content pursuant to this Agreement shall be Your obligation alone, and shall not be or become the obligation of YVO Marketing.
You further waive any moral rights, or similar rights, you may have to Your Content.
You agree to indemnify and hold YVO MARKETING and its officers, directors, shareholders and employees harmless from any claim, damages, loss or liabilities (including reasonable legal costs) made by any third party due to or arising out of any Content You submit, post, transmit or otherwise make available through the Website or the Services.
4. Disclaimer Of Warranties
THE SITE, THE SERVICE AND CONTENT PROVIDED BY YVO MARKETING IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITH NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER. ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED BY YVO MARKETING AND ITS LICENSORS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
YVO MARKETING AND ITS LICENSORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY, OR GUARANTEE AS TO THE RELIABILTY, TIMELINESS, QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, NONINFRINGEMENT OR COMPLETENESS OF THE SITE, THE SERVICE OR ANY CONTENT, OR ANY USER DATA. YVO MARKETING AND ITS LICENSORS DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT: (A) THE USE OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL BE SECURE, TIMELY, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR OPERATE IN COMBINATION WITH ANY OTHER HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, SYSTEM OR DATA; (B) THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS; (C) ANY OF THE PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SITE OR THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS; (D) ERRORS OR DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR (E) THE SITE AND THE SERVICE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
YOU EXPRESSLY ACCEPT THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS AS A CONDITION OF USE OF THE SITE. YVO MARKETING FURTHER DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE DELETION, FAILURE TO STORE, MISDELIVERY, OR UNTIMELY DELIVERY OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL. YVO MARKETING DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITHY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY HARM RESULTING FROM DOWNLOADING OR ACCESSING ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL THROUGH THE SITE OR THE SERVICE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, FOR HARM CAUSED BY VIRUSES OR SIMILAR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES, AND YOU ACCEPT SUCH RISK AS A CONDITION OF USE.
5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL YVO MARKETING OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO ANYONE ON ACCOUNT OF USE OR MISUSE OF AND RELIANCE ON ANY PORTION OF THE SITE, THE SERVICE OR THE CONTENT. SUCH LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO PREVENT RECOVERY OF DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES (EVEN IF YVO MARKETING OR ITS LICENSORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES). SUCH LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM USE OR MISUSE OF AND RELIANCE ON THE SERVICE AND/OR CONTENT, OR FROM INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE, OR FROM THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, OR TERMINATION OF THE SERVICE (INCLUDING SUCH DAMAGES INCURRED BY THIRD PARTIES).
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL YVO MARKETING OR ITS LICENSORS BE HELD LIABLE FOR ANY DELAY OR FAILURE IN PERFORMANCE RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ACTS OF NATURE, FORCES, OR CAUSES BEYOND ITS REASONABLE CONTROL, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, INTERNET FAILURES, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT FAILURES, TELECOMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT FAILURES, OTHER EQUIPMENT, TECHNOLOGY OR, ELECTRICAL POWER FAILURES, NONPERFORMANCE OF THIRD PARTIES OR GOVERNMENTAL ACTIONS.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF YVO MARKETING, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, THE SERVICES OR THE CONTENT EXCEED THE COMPENSATION YOU PAY, IF ANY, TO YVO MARKETING FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICES IN THE SIX MONTHS PRECEDING THE CIRCUMSTANCES THAT GAVE RISE TO THE CLAIM.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, nothing in this Agreement shall limit or exclude the liability of either party in respect of: (a) death or personal injury resulting from its negligence, or the negligence of its Personnel; (b) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or (c) any other act or omission, liability for which cannot be limited or excluded under applicable law.
Irrespective of any limitation period in your jurisdiction, You agree that any claims against YVO MARKETING must be brought within six months of when the alleged claim arose, or six months of reasonably discovery of the alleged claim.
6. Change of Control
In the event of a change of control of YVO MARKETING, this Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and YVO MARKETING’s heirs, successors and assigns.
7. Notices, Governing Law And Jurisdiction
All notices under this Agreement should be addressed to:
The Legal Department
YVO Marketing & Communications Network Inc.
#204 – 3242 Westwood Street Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada V3C 3L8
This Agreement shall be deemed to have been made in the Province of British Columbia, Canada, and shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the Province of British Columbia, Canada, and the federal laws applicable therein, without regard to its conflicts of law principles.
You submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts situated in the City of Vancouver, Province of British Columbia for the all disputes or disagreements arising pursuant to, or transactions and relationships contemplated by, this Agreement, and waive any objections as to personal jurisdiction or as to the laying of venue in such courts due to inconvenient forum or any other basis and undertake to file no action or bring no complaint in any other court.
8. General Definitions Applicable To This Agreement
In this User Agreement, the following definitions shall apply:
- The “Website” means websites served by the YVO MARKETING technology platform;
- “Channel” means a YVO Marketing™ embeddable webinar player on which the Channel Owner can provide You with access to upcoming, live and recorded webinars and other Content using self-service applications;
- “Channel Owner” means someone who sets up, manages, and populates a Channel;
- “Content” means all webinars and other content that is published on the Website or through the Service, including, without limitation, content in Public Profiles, video, music, audio, photographs, images, text, trade mark, copyrighted work, any digital file, any live or recorded event;
- “Presenter” means any individual who delivers a presentation in a webinar or other Content;
- “Public Profile” means a public profile that contains details including name, job title, organization, country, photos, YVO Marketing.com activity and history, and comments that is shared with other Users;
- “Sponsor” means any person or entity that sponsors a Summit or specific Content;
- “Summit” means a YVO Marketing™ Summit which is an online seminar, with multiple presentations and speakers, that is broadcast live and also available for later on-demand viewing and that may include webinars from more than one Channel;
- “Users” means all Channel Owners, Presenters and You;
- “You” means you, or, if you are accepting on behalf of your employer or another entity, “You” means that employer or entity;
- “Your Data” means information that You are required to provide to complete the registration process or opt to provide to YVO Marketing;
- “Your Content” means any Content that is placed and/or provisioned by You on the Website;
Note: certain terms, including “Services,” are defined in the main body of the Agreement above.
9. Copyright Complaints and Repeat Infringers
If You believe that any Content or materials on the Website or the Service infringes any copyright which You own or control, You may file a notification of such infringement with our Designated Agent as set forth below:
Notification of copyright infringement should be sent by mail, fax or email to:
Designated Agent: Roshan Vijayraghavan
Address: #204 – 3242 Westwood Street Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada V3C 3L8
Telephone Number: +1 (604).357.7371
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
In accordance with applicable law, YVO MARKETING has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at YVO MARKETING’s sole discretion, block Users who are deemed to be repeat infringers. YVO MARKETING may also at its sole discretion limit access to the Website if You infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.