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Terms & Privacy

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This is the online/self-service Terms for RIMS Western Regional Conference, your continued use of the Site, participation in our services, and/or continued maintenance or updating of your profile will constitute your agreement to this version of the agreement. Capitalized words and phrases used in the Terms and not otherwise defined have the definitions given to them in the Documentation (as that word is defined in the next paragraph).


1. What Do We Do?


1.1 We own and operate the conference RIMS Western Regional Conference and certain educational opportunities and materials. From time to time we may come to own or operate other websites, applications or related materials, in the Terms, we refer to all of those as our "Site." The Site in the form accessible to end users includes links or references to our Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, user interface features, and other documentation ("Documentation").


1.2 The descriptions of our Site and Services in the Term are qualified by the more detailed descriptions in the Documentation. In general, however, it helps to understand that the Site is an integral part of a larger organization created by us that allows people to easily take advantage of educational opportunities and materials.  The Sponsoring Organization that manages the site has tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code.


2.  What Do You Get?


2.1 You Get access under the Terms, we are giving you access on a limited, royalty-free, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sub-licensable, revocable basis-or simply, the "License"-to maintain a participating Cause profile on our Site, and to participate in services made available to qualified, individuals.


2.2 What Does It Cost You?-You pay for conference attendance and/or event sponsorship.


2.3 How Long Does It Last?-The length of the current years conference.

3. What Does it Cost?


3.1 You will pay for conference attendance or sponsorship as well as any other listed fee or item based on the published price on our web site.


4.  What We Own and What You Own.


4.1 As between you and us, we are the sole and exclusive owner of the Site and all intellectual property and other rights and interests related thereto, including (but not limited to) all of the following: the Site and all related domain names-the "look and feel," design and content of the Site and the Site user interface-software and code of any kind-our business, data, information, and payment and processing systems and concepts-the name Northwest Summit and any similar iterations thereof. other protected intellectual property used in connection with the Site and/or the Services-all so-called moral rights, goodwill, rights and proceeds, and any other kind of right or interest that is associated with or symbolized by or that flows from any of the others-and every other thing which under the Terms is or becomes our property, including but not limited to all Feedback (as defined in the Terms of Use).


4.2 You have no ownership rights or interests of any kind to any licensed right or property, and you will not acquire any ownership in any such right or property because of this agreement, or from any conduct between you and us, or due to any other reason.

4.3 We will always have the right to update and upgrade, modify and revise, shut down for maintenance or terminate, and otherwise make decisions about our Site without having to first get consent from or give notice to any participating Cause-although we hope we will be able to notify everyone we can about any of these decisions when practical. This includes, but is not limited to, changes to the "look and feel," functionality, content, payment and give mechanics, fees and policies, and the terms of use, privacy policy and other Documentation.

5. Some Stuff Our Lawyers Made Us Say

5.1 Notices-If you or we need to contact each other regarding a legal matter, it must be in writing and sent, if to us, via our Contact Form on our website, and if to you, to the address used in connection with your registration with us. Thereafter, we may require that your contact also be submitted in writing and sent to another address we provide you by a nationally recognized overnight courier, which will be deemed to have been received when actually received as confirmed by that courier. For all other matters, we may communicate by email at the email addresses exchange between us.


5.2 Indemnification-We don't think you will do this, but we are told we have to include it-if you breach this agreement (including any Documentation) and as a result we incur costs, expenses, losses, damages, obligations or anything else adverse to us (including, although not limited, to attorney's fees we may have to incur) (collectively we'll call these "Losses"), then you shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless us and our affiliated entities and all our and their personnel-owners, officers, directors, managers, partners, joint venturers, personnel, fiduciaries, and other agents and representatives, and the successors and assigns of any of them. for any and all such Losses.

5.3 Equitable Remedies-Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, we shall be entitled to seek equitable relief in any federal or State court in the United States or elsewhere having subject matter jurisdiction without either having to post a bond or first submitting the matter to arbitration or mediation with respect to actual, alleged or threatened breaches by you of any provision herein relating to indemnification or ownership of our property, in which case, you (for yourself and your heirs, successors and assigns, and any of your other their affiliated individuals or entities) consent to the jurisdiction of such courts and agree that service of process or notice in any such action, suit or proceeding shall be effective if delivered in any manner not prohibited by law and hereby waive any claim or defense of inconvenient forum or any other defense to any such jurisdiction or venue. The rights set forth in this paragraph are in addition to any other right or remedy available to the party seeking equitable relief at law, in equity or otherwise.

5.4 Miscellaneous-The agreement's section headings are for convenience of reference, not enforceable terms. If there is a conflict between this agreement and any Documentation, we will be the one to resolve it. Also, this agreement-contains the entire understanding concerning its subject matter, superseding all prior and simultaneous agreements and communications (express or implied) related to it (except for our Documentation); -may not be amended by you except in a writing signed by us, and no provision hereof shall be deemed waived by us unless we so agree and no waiver by us of one breach will be a waiver of any later breach; -may be amended by us as we shall determine to be in the best interest of the Site or as we may otherwise determine to be necessary, advisable, convenient or appropriate; -is only for the benefit of you and us and our successors and permitted assigns, and is not for the benefit of or enforceable by any other person; -may not be assigned by you without our written consent and shall be assigned by you by operation of law if we so agree; and-shall be governed by the laws of the state where we are then incorporated (currently, Washington), without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. If any provision of this agreement is deemed unenforceable, that will not affect other provisions which will continue to be binding on you and us, unless we feel this would frustrate the purpose of the agreement. By accepting this agreement, you agree with us that no ambiguity is to be construed against us as author. You and we are responsible for our own lawyer's fees (if any) and expenses incurred in relation to entering this agreement and with the use of the Site and/or participation in any Services. We may rely on this agreement and continue listing you in the Site during the full License term. You agree to all provisions included in all Documentation (including but not limited to the arbitration provision, which also applies to this agreement), and that "you" as defined in the Terms of Use also includes you unless context requires otherwise; if there is any conflict between the Term and any of the Documentation, or if here is any dispute over the application of the Documentation to you, we will be the sole arbiter of how to resolve that conflict or dispute.

Last updated as of: January 24, 2022

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