Terms & Conditions

Effective as of 01 November 2018

1. General Information Regarding These Terms of Use

Terms of Use: Welcome, and thank you for your interest in Axiomatic Conferences (“Axiomatic Conferences,” “website,” “site,” “we,” “our,” or “us”). Unless otherwise noted on a particular site or service, these terms of use (“Terms”) apply to your use of all of the websites that Axiomatic Conferences operates. These include https://axiomaticconferences.com, together with all other subdomains thereof, (collectively, referred to as the “Websites” and/or “sites”). The Terms also apply to all products, information, and services provided through the Websites, including without limitation the license chooser, legal tools, and the Axiomatic Conferences global network community website (together with the Websites, the “Services”).

Additional Terms: In addition to the Terms of Use, your use of any Services may also be subject to specific terms applicable to a particular Service (“Additional Terms”). If there is any conflict between the Additional Terms and the Terms of Use, then the Additional Terms apply in relation to the relevant Service.

Collectively, the Terms: The Terms of Use, together with any Additional Terms, form a binding legal agreement between you and Axiomatic Conferences in relation to your use of the Services. Collectively, this legal agreement is referred to below as the “Terms.”

Summary: These Terms of Use, together with any special terms for particular websites, create a contract between you and Axiomatic Conferences. The contract governs your use of all websites operated by Axiomatic Conferences unless a particular website indicates otherwise. These summaries of each section are not part of the contract but are intended to help you understand its terms.

2. Your Agreement to the Terms of Use

BY CLICKING “I ACCEPT” OR OTHERWISE ACCESSING OR USING ANY OF THE SERVICES (INCLUDING THE LICENSES, PUBLIC DOMAIN TOOLS, AND CHOOSERS), YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREED TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF USE. By clicking “I ACCEPT” or otherwise accessing or using any Services you also represent that you have the legal authority to accept the Terms on behalf of yourself and any party you represent in connection with your use of any Services. If you do not agree to the Terms, you are not authorized to use any Services. If you are an individual who is entering into these Terms on behalf of an entity, you represent and warrant that you have the power to bind that entity, and you hereby agree on that entity’s behalf to be bound by these Terms, with the terms “you,” and “your” apply to you, that entity, and other users accessing the Services on behalf of that entity.

Summary: Please read these terms and only use our sites and services if you agree to them.

3. Changes to the Terms of Use

From time to time, Axiomatic Conferences may change, remove, or add to the Terms of Use, and reserves the right to do so in its discretion. In that case, we will post updated Terms of Use and indicate the date of revision. If we feel the modifications are material, we will make reasonable efforts to post a prominent notice on the relevant Website(s) and notify those of you with an active login service account through email. All new and/or revised Terms of Use take effect immediately and apply to your use of the Services from that date on, except that material changes will take effect 30 days after the change is made and identified as material. Your continued use of any Services after new and/or revised Terms of Use are effective indicates that you have read, understood, and agreed to those Terms of Use.

Summary: These terms may change. When the changes are important, we will put a notice on the website. If you continue to use the sites after the changes are made, you agree to the changes.

4. No Legal Advice

Axiomatic Conferences is not a law firm, does not provide legal advice, and is not a substitute for a law firm. Sending us an email or using any of the Services, including the licenses, public domain tools, and choosers, does not constitute legal advice or create an attorney-client relationship.

Summary: Some of us are lawyers, but we aren’t your lawyer. Please consult your own attorney if you need legal advice.

5. Content Available through the Services

Provided As-Is: You acknowledge that Axiomatic Conferences does not make any representations or warranties about the material, data, and information, such as data files, text, computer software, code, music, audio files or other sounds, photographs, videos, or other images (collectively, the “Content”) which you may have access to as part of, or through your use of, the Services. Under no circumstances is Axiomatic Conferences liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to: any infringing Content, any errors or omissions in Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, transmitted, linked from, or otherwise accessible through or made available via the Services. You understand that by using the Services, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent, or objectionable.

Summary: You agree that you are solely responsible for your reuse of Content made available through the Services, including providing proper attribution. You should review the terms of the applicable license before you use the Content so that you know what you can and cannot do.

Licensing: Content Owned by Axiomatic Conferences: Other than the text of Axiomatic Conferences licenses and other legal tools and the text of the deeds for all legal tools, Axiomatic Conferences trademarks (subject to the Trademark Policy), and the software code, all Content on the Websites is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license unless otherwise marked. 

Search Tools: On some of its Websites, Axiomatic Conferences provides website search tools, including website Search, which return Content based on any license information our search tools are able to locate and interpret. Those search tools may return Content that is not licensed by us, and you should independently verify the terms of the license attached to any Content you intend to use.

Summary: We try our best to have useful information on our sites, but we cannot promise that everything is accurate or appropriate for your situation. If you find content through a link on our websites, be sure to check the license terms before using it.

6. Billing

All the receipts for your payments with regard to the registration of a conference or for seeking membership of Axiomatic Conferences and other materials provided to all the attendees, members of the respective conference boards will be billed and issued to the attendees and members under the name of Axiomatic Conferences (https://axiomaticconferences.com/). 

These may include all the receipts pertaining to the registrations and other conference material including certificates and books and any other relevant materials that may be part of Axiomatic Conferences.

7. Accommodation

Accommodation will be provided in 4 star or 5-star hotels by respective hospitality management services and any refund, transfer or cancellation of such hospitality services including your stay and other itineraries will be at the sole discretion of such a third party serving you. Axiomatic Conferences shall not be held liable for any claims with regard to such payments made by the members and/or the attendees.

8. Content Supplied by You

Your Responsibility: You represent, warrant, and agree that no Content posted or otherwise shared by you on or through any of the Services (“Your Content”), violates or infringes upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights, breaches or conflicts with any obligation, such as a confidentiality obligation, or contains libelous, defamatory, or otherwise unlawful material.

Licensing Your Content: You retain any copyright that you may have in Your Content. You hereby agree that Your Content: (a) is hereby licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License and may be used under the terms of that license or any later version of a Creative Commons Attribution License, or (b) is in the public domain (such as Content that is not copyrightable or Content you make available under CC0), or (c) if not owned by you, (i) is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License or (ii) is a media file that is available under any Creative Commons license or that you are authorized by law to post or share through any of the Services, such as under the fair use doctrine, and that is prominently marked as being subject to third party copyright. All of Your Content must be appropriately marked with licensing (or another permission status such as fair use) and attribution information.

Removal of Your Content: Axiomatic Conferences may, but is not obligated to, review Your Content and may delete or remove Your Content (without notice) from any of the Services in its sole discretion. Removal of any of Your Content from the Services (by you or Axiomatic Conferences) does not impact any rights you granted in Your Content under the terms of a Creative Commons license.

Summary: We do not take any ownership of your content when you post it on our sites. If you post content you own, you agree it can be used under the terms of Creative Commons BY 4.0 (CC BY 4.0) or any future version of that license. If you do not own the content, then you should not post it unless it is in the public domain or licensed CC BY 4.0, except that you may also post pictures and videos if you are authorized to use them under law (e.g., fair use) or if they are available under any Creative Commons license. You must note that information on the file when you upload it. You are responsible for any content you upload to our sites.

9. Participating in the Community: Registered Users

By registering for an account through any of the Services, including securing a Login Service account, or applying for membership to the Axiomatic Conferences, you represent and warrant that you are the age of majority in your jurisdiction (typically age 18). Services offered to registered users are provided subject to these Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy, and any Additional Terms specified on the relevant Website(s), all of which are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use.

Registration: You agree to (a) only provide accurate and current information about yourself (though use of an alias or nickname in lieu of your legal name is encouraged in connection with the Login Service), (b) maintain the security of your passwords and identification, (c) promptly update the email address listed in connection with your account to keep it accurate so that we can contact you, and (d) be fully responsible for all uses of your account. You must not set up an account on behalf of another individual or entity unless you are authorized to do so.

No Membership in Axiomatic Conferences: Creating a Login Service account or using any of the related Websites or Services, including becoming a member of Axiomatic Conferences, does not and shall not be deemed to make you a member, shareholder or affiliate of Axiomatic Conferences for any purposes whatsoever, nor shall you have any of the rights of statutory members as defined by law.

Termination of Membership: Axiomatic Conferences reserves the right to modify or discontinue your account or your membership at any time.

Summary: Please do not register for an account on our sites unless you are 18 years old. We have the right to end your account at any time. You are responsible for use of your account. And of course, please do not set up an account for someone else unless you have permission to do so. Setting up an account doesn’t make you a member of Axiomatic Conferences.

10. Prohibited Conduct

You agree not to engage in any of the following activities:

1. Violating laws and rights:
You may not (a) use any Service for any illegal purpose or in violation of any local, state, national, or international laws, (b) violate or encourage others to violate any right of or obligation to a third party, including by infringing, misappropriating, or violating intellectual property, confidentiality, or privacy rights.

2. Solicitation:
You may not use the Services or any information provided through the Services for the transmission of advertising or promotional materials, including junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of unsolicited or unwelcome solicitation.

3. Disruption:
You may not use the Services in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Services, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Services; including by (a) uploading or otherwise disseminating any virus, adware, spyware, worm or other malicious code, or (b) interfering with or disrupting any network, equipment, or server connected to or used to provide any of the Services, or violating any regulation, policy, or procedure of any network, equipment, or server.

4. Harming others:
You may not post or transmit content on or through the services that are harmful, offensive, obscene, abusive, invasive of privacy, defamatory, hateful or otherwise discriminatory, false or misleading, or incites an illegal act.
You may not intimidate or harass another through the Services; and, you may not post or transmit any personally identifiable information about persons under 13 years of age on or through the Services.

5. Impersonation or unauthorized access:
You may not impersonate another person or entity, or misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity when using the Services.

You may not use or attempt to use another’s account or personal information without authorization.

You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Services, or the computer systems or networks connected to the Services, through hacking password mining or any other means.

Summary: Play nice. Be yourself. Don’t break the law or be disruptive.

11. Becoming a Member of Axiomatic Conferences

By submitting your application to become a member of Axiomatic Conferences, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and, in the event, you are accepted for membership, agree to be bound by all the terms, including the policies referenced and incorporated therein. If you are admitted to Axiomatic Conferences, these terms and policies shall govern your use of and participation in the conferences, including your participation in any forum operated by Axiomatic Conferences, such as platforms, chapters, and working groups. Note that your participation in such fora may also be governed by additional rules and guidelines for doing so. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information about how your information will be used as an applicant, member, and voucher.

Summary: When you join the Axiomatic Conferences network, you agree to certain policies. Please read them before you apply. 

12. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, AXIOMATIC CONFERENCES OFFERS THE SERVICES (INCLUDING ALL CONTENT AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICES) AS-IS AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND CONCERNING THE SERVICES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. CREATIVE COMMONS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS OF THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICES WILL BE ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT ANY SERVERS USED BY AXIOMATIC CONFERENCES ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. AXIOMATIC CONFERENCES DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION REGARDING USE OF THE CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICES IN TERMS OF ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.

AXIOMATIC CONFERENCES does not make any guarantees about the sites, services, or content available on the sites.

13. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL AXIOMATIC CONFERENCES  BE LIABLE TO YOU ON ANY LEGAL THEORY FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE OR INCOME, LOST PROFITS, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, COST OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES SUFFERED OR INCURRED BY YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY THAT ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES (OR THE TERMINATION THEREOF FOR ANY REASON), EVEN IF AXIOMATIC CONFERENCES HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, AXIOMATIC CONFERENCES  IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE WHATSOEVER IN ANY MANNER FOR ANY CONTENT POSTED ON OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SERVICES (INCLUDING CLAIMS OF INFRINGEMENT RELATING TO THAT CONTENT), FOR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, OR FOR THE CONDUCT OF THIRD PARTIES ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICES.

Certain jurisdictions do not permit the exclusion of certain warranties or limitations of liability for incidental or consequential damages, which means that some of the above limitations may not apply to you. IN THESE JURISDICTIONS, THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS WILL BE ENFORCED TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

Axiomatic Conferences is not responsible for the content on the sites, your use of our services, or for the conduct of others on our sites.

14. Indemnification

To the extent authorized by law, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Axiomatic Conferences, its employees, officers, directors, affiliates, and agents from and against any and all claims, losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting directly or indirectly from or arising out of (a) your violation of the Terms of Use, (b) your use of any of the Services, and/or (c) the Content you make available on any of the Services.

If something happens because you violate these terms, because of your use of the services, or because of the content you post on the sites, you agree to repay Axiomatic Conferences for the damage it causes.

15. Privacy Policy

Axiomatic Conferences is committed to responsibly handling the information and data we collect through our Services in compliance with our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use. Please review the Privacy Policy so you are aware of how we collect and use your personal information.

Summary: Please read our Privacy Policy. It is part of these terms, too.

16. Trademark Policy

Axiomatic Conferences name, logos, icons, and other trademarks may only be used in accordance with our Trademark Policy, which is incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use. Please review the Trademark Policy so you understand how Axiomatic Conferences trademarks may be used.

Please read our Trademark Policy. It is part of these terms, too.

17. Copyright Complaints

Axiomatic Conferences respects the copyright, and we prohibit users of the Services from submitting, uploading, posting, or otherwise transmitting any Content on the Services that violates another person’s proprietary rights.

To report allegedly infringing Content hosted on a website owned or controlled by Axiomatic Conferences, send a Notice of Infringing Materials for Notice & Takedown Procedure.

Please note that Axiomatic Conferences does not host the Content made available through Axiomatic Conferences Search. You should contact the web site or service hosting the Content to have it removed.

Summary: Please let us know if you find infringing content on our websites.

18. Termination

By Meticulous Science: Axiomatic Conferences may modify, suspend, or terminate the operation of, or access to, all or any portion of the Services at any time for any reason. Additionally, your individual access to, and use of, the Services may be terminated by Axiomatic Conferences at any time and for any reason.

By you: If you wish to terminate this agreement, you may immediately stop accessing or using the Services at any time.

Automatic upon breach: Your right to access and use the Services (including use of your Axiomatic Conferences Login Service account) will automatically end upon your breach of any of the Terms of Use. For the avoidance of doubt, termination of the Terms of Use does not require you to remove or delete any reference to previously-applied legal tools from your own Content.

Survival: The disclaimer of warranties, the limitation of liability, and the jurisdiction and applicable law provisions will survive any termination. The license grants applicable to Your Content are not impacted by the termination of the Terms and shall continue in effect subject to the terms of the applicable license. Your warranties and indemnification obligations will survive for one year after termination.

If you violate these terms, you may no longer use our sites.

19. Miscellaneous Terms

Choice of law: All disputes, and if anything arises, and warrants legal arbitration are subject to the arbitration of courts falling in the United Kingdom.

Dispute resolution: The parties agree that any disputes between Axiomatic Conferences and you concerning these Terms of Use, and/or any of the Services may only be brought in a national or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in the United Kingdom, and you hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such court.

If you are an authorized agent of a government or intergovernmental entity using the Services in your official capacity, including an authorized agent of the national, state, or local government in the United Kingdom, and you are legally restricted from accepting the controlling law, jurisdiction, or venue clauses above, then those clauses do not apply to you. For any such government entities, these Terms of Use and any action related thereto will be governed by the laws of the UK Constitution (without reference to conflict of laws).

No Waiver: Either party’s failure to insist on or enforce strict performance of any of the Terms of Use will not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.

Severability: If any part of the Terms of Use is held to be invalid or unenforceable by any law or regulation or final determination of a competent court or tribunal, that provision will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

No Agency Relationship: The parties agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Axiomatic Conferences as a result of the Terms of Use or from your use of any of the Services.

Integration: These Terms of Use and any applicable Additional Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Axiomatic Conferences relating to this subject matter and supersede any and all prior communications and/or agreements between you and Axiomatic Conferences relating to access and use of the Services.

Force Majeure

If in case the Conference or event gets canceled at the last minute due to unforeseen reasons such as Acts of God, natural calamities, wars, national emergency, acts of terrorism, explosions, fire, strikes, lockouts, floods, riots, arson, civil disturbances or political disturbances that warrant cancellation of the event, and which reasons are beyond the control of Axiomatic Conferences are treated as Force Majeure.

In such a case of Force Majeure, Axiomatic Conferences cannot be held responsible and cannot be held financially liable or otherwise to the participants or delegates, or to the subcontractors, suppliers, vendors, or to the third person or persons whose contribution in making the conference a possibility, Axiomatic Conferences does not owe anything to anyone in such a Force Majeure situation.

All Terms and Conditions which are stated herein are subject to changes from time to time and are binding on all including participants, event organizers, and third parties, contractors, sub-contractors, stakeholders, and patrons.

Anything unsaid here and warrants to be forming part of the Terms and Conditions may please be treated as forming part of Terms and Conditions of Axiomatic Conferences.

These Terms & Conditions are necessitated to help Axiomatic Conferences in conducting the events and conferences on international level smoothly benefiting delegates, participants and the scientific community in gaining and sharing knowledge, wisdom, experience, and expertise benefiting the entire scientific fraternity including the common man and the world at large.