Terms and Conditions of Use for Endeavor Business Media Digital Products and Websites
These Terms and Conditions of Use (the “Terms and Conditions”) apply to all Endeavor Business Media, LLC and its subsidiaries’ and affiliates’ (“Endeavor”) websites and digital products (each, a “Website”) and are between the user of the Website (“User”) and Endeavor.
Access to the Website or use of the Website content constitutes User’s agreement with these terms and Conditions. User acknowledges that User has read these Terms and Conditions and that User accepts the terms thereof.
USER AGREES TO READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE WEBSITE.
Endeavor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of these Terms and Conditions, in whole or in part, at any time. Notification of changes in these Terms and Conditions will be posted on the Website, and User’s continued use of the Website affirmatively indicates User’s acknowledgment of such changes and User’s agreement to be bound by the Terms and Conditions as modified. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, User’s right to use the Website is not transferable and is subject to any restrictions established by Endeavor. Endeavor may change, suspend, or discontinue any aspect of the Website at any time, at its sole discretion, without prior notice and without liability to User or any third party for such change, suspension, or discontinuance. Endeavor may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict User’s access to parts or all of the Website without notice or liability.
SHOULD USER OBJECT TO ANY OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR ANY SUBSEQUENT CHANGE OR MODIFICATION TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, OR SHOULD USER BECOME DISSATISFIED WITH THE WEBSITE IN ANY WAY, USER’S ONLY RECOURSE IS TO IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE USE OF THE WEBSITE. SO LONG AS USER CONTINUES TO USE THE WEBSITE, ENDEAVOR WILL CONTINUE TO RELY ON USER’S FULL AND UNQUALIFIED ACCEPTANCE AND COMPLIANCE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Access to the Website
User shall not have the right to sell, license, market, or lease the Website content to any party whatsoever without the prior written consent of Endeavor. User shall not have the right to distribute the Website content in any manner to any third party or unauthorized user.
User hereby acknowledges that, as between Endeavor and User or any party acting through User, all title to and ownership of the Website and its content remains vested in Endeavor and nothing in these Terms and Conditions serves to transfer such ownership or title to User or any party acting through User. All copies and representations of content from the Website, including merged or modified portions, shall as between User and Endeavor remain Endeavor’s exclusive property, shall continue to be subject to these Terms and Conditions, and shall contain all Endeavor copyright and other proprietary notices.
User agrees to use the Website only non-commercially, and only for User’s bona fide development or legitimate business purposes in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. User shall use all reasonable endeavors not to permit or allow the Website to be used by any party whatsoever for purposes not connected with User’s non-commercial, legitimate business purposes. User agrees to report promptly to Endeavor any observed violation of the above. User agrees that the Website shall not be used in any manner or for any purpose other than the permitted purposes as expressly described in these Terms and Conditions.
User shall notify the Website’s Webmaster of any known or suspected unauthorized use(s) of the Website through User’s account, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of User’s means of access.
User may not share User’s means of access with others. User acknowledges that User is responsible for all usage or activity on User’s Website account, including such use of the account by any third party. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of User’s account, at Endeavor’s sole discretion, and User may be referred to appropriate law enforcement agencies. User agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold Endeavor harmless against liability for any and all use of User’s account.
Authorized Usage of Website Content
The contents of the Website are intended for the benefit of User’s legitimate non-commercial business. All materials displayed on the Website (including, but not limited to articles, reports, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips and video clips, each also known as the “Content”) are protected by copyright, and owned or controlled by Endeavor or the party credited as the provider of the Content, software, or other materials. Users shall abide by all copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Website. User acknowledges that he/she has no claim of ownership or other right to any Content by reason of its access, use, or otherwise.
The Website is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to U.S. copyright laws, international conventions, and other copyright laws. Copying or storing of any Content for other than User’s legitimate non-commercial business end-use is expressly prohibited without the prior written permission of Endeavor or the copyright holder identified in the individual Content’s copyright notice. IN NO EVENT SHALL USER ALTER OR DELETE ANY AUTHOR ATTRIBUTION OR COPYRIGHT NOTICE.
Except as specifically provided in these Terms and Conditions, User may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, display, or in any way exploit, any of the Content, software, materials, or the Website in whole or in part. No use is permitted which benefits any party other than Endeavor or User.
Endeavor products referenced in a Endeavor digital product or website are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Endeavor. Other featured logos, product and company names are or may be service/trademarks of their respective owners.
You still own the content that you provide to Endeavor under this agreement, but you the User grant Endeavor an irrevocable and perpetual license to use any User-generated content posted on the Website by User, including the right to sub-license such User-generated content.
User represents and warrants that all content submitted to Endeavor by User is owned by User or that they have the rights to submit to Endeavor and that this submission is not in violation of any law, contractual restrictions, or other third party rights and is not obscene, threatening, harassing, defamatory, libelous, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable.
Warranty and Availability of Service and Links
Neither Endeavor nor any of the Websites represents or endorses the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed, downloaded, uploaded, or distributed through the Website by any user, information provider, or any other person or entity. User acknowledges that any reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, or information shall be at User’s sole risk. Endeavor reserves the right but not the obligation, in its sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the Website.
THE WEBSITE IS DISTRIBUTED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY MATERIALS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE VIRUS-FREE OR ERROR-FREE. NEITHER ENDEAVOR NOR ANYONE ELSE INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE WEBSITE CONTENT SHALL BE LIABLE UNDER ANY THEORY OF LAW (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MAY ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH THE FURNISHING, PERFORMANCE, USER’s INABILITY TO USE, OR USER’s USE OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, ECONOMIC, LOST PROFIT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR OTHER KIND OF LOSS OR DAMAGE WHATSOEVER, EVEN IF ENDEAVOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. IN NO EVENT SHALL USER BE ENTITLED UNDER ANY THEORY OF LAW (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) TO ANY MONETARY DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF ANY FEE PAID BY USER FOR USE OF THE WEBSITE DURING THE 3-MONTH PERIOD PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM FOR DAMAGES. USER’s RIGHT TO MONETARY DAMAGES IN SUCH AMOUNT SHALL BE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER REMEDIES THAT USER MAY HAVE OTHERWISE HAD AGAINST ENDEAVOR. USER EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT USER’s SOLE RISK.
The Website contains links to other related Internet sites, resources, and sponsors of the Website. Endeavor is not responsible in any way for the availability of these outside resources or their contents. User should direct any concerns regarding any external link to that link’s site administrator or webmaster.
Endeavor is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Endeavor is providing these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Endeavor of the linked site or its contents.
These Terms and Conditions shall be construed and enforced in accordance with Tennessee law. Any action to enforce these Terms and Conditions shall be brought in the federal or state courts located in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.
Any rights not expressly granted to User in these Terms and Conditions are reserved to Endeavor.
Any failure by Endeavor to enforce any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not be construed as a continuing waiver of any rights under such provision.
These Terms and Conditions represent the entire agreement between Endeavor and User concerning User’s use of the Website and supersede any prior understanding or agreement whether oral or written.
By submitting your email address and other subscription details, you are making an offer to us to enter into a contract. By entering into a subscription, registering for an account, signing up for our webcasts, white papers or any other content, you will be contracting with Endeavor Business Media, LLC or one of its subsidiaries or affiliates. A contract is formed when we have accepted your offer, at which point we will provide the product or services that you have requested. Endeavor reserves the right to reject any offer at its sole discretion, for any or no reason, and if there was payment, we will refund you the subscription fees paid.
The “Comments” sections found on many Endeavor Business Media websites are intended to be a forum for productive, thoughtful, and considerate discussion about topics covered on our sites (“Interactive Services”). We encourage our commenters to start a dialogue. Being part of a community means expressing differing views with others. But please do so respectfully.
When commenting rules are broken, our site moderators have discretion to suspend or ban any user without notice, depending on the severity of the infraction. The content of comments falls under the discretion of the moderators whether or not it is explicitly outlined under the guidelines.
- Stay on topic. Discuss the facts, issues and opinions at hand.
- Be civil. Threats, hate speech, offensive language and defamatory comments are not tolerated. Personal attacks on staff members, other commenters or the interview subjects are not permitted.
- Do not post personal information about yourself or others.
- Don’t troll. Users who post disruptive or repetitive statements that hijack or derail the conversation may see their comments removed and, if applicable, their posting privileges revoked.
- Discussions focused upon someone’s sexuality or physical impairments are prohibited.
- Inappropriate religious and political threads may be removed.
- No advertising or spam content. Comments that include code or hyperlinks may not be posted.
- We reserve the right to remove any information or material that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable.
We reserve the right to permanently ban any user who violates these terms and conditions.
Comments are evaluated by our moderators, as well as algorithms programmed to look for offensive language and phrases. Comments are not enabled on all website pages based on our internal guidelines.
Please refer to these community guidelines if you have any questions.
Using the System
To post a comment, you must be logged in to the site.
Upon registering, you must provide your first and last name, which will appear publicly on your submissions to our site. We reserve the right to unpublish any comment if there is any uncertainty about the author’s identity. Stealing another person’s identity is a serious offence.
If you see an objectionable post, please flag the comment to alert the site moderators. Flagged comments are reviewed by moderators and removed if the comments are contrary to our guidelines.
You may mute another commenter using our commenting system, which renders the commenter’s posts invisible in your feed and under any articles the commenter has engaged in. To mute a commenter, click on their profile avatar and find the mute option. You can manage muted commenters under the “Community” tab in your profile.
We reserve the right to edit your comments for clarity and/or to republish them elsewhere on or in our properties.
By commenting you agree to adhere to our Community Content Standards.
Handling Rules Violations
Your comment may be removed from the website. Deletion comes without notice.
Repeat offenders and fake profiles may be banned without notice. We reserve the right to ban offenders based on our own judgment. Our decisions are final.
The information presented on or through any Endeavor Business Media website, including the availability of user comments, is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to Endeavor websites, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
Community Content Standards
These content standards apply to any and all User Contributions of the Interactive Services. User Contributions must in their entirety comply with all applicable federal, state, local, and international laws and regulations. Without limiting the foregoing, User Contributions must not:
- Contain any material that is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory, or otherwise objectionable.
- Promote sexually explicit or pornographic material, or violence, or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age.
- Infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual property or other rights of any other person.
- Be likely to deceive any person.
- Promote any illegal activity, or advocate, promote, or assist any unlawful act.
- Cause annoyance, inconvenience, or needless anxiety, or be likely to upset, embarrass, alarm, or annoy any other person.
- Impersonate any person or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or organization.
- Involve commercial activities or sales, such as contests, sweepstakes, and other sales promotions, barter, or advertising.
- Give the impression that they emanate from or are endorsed by us or any other person or entity, if this is not the case.
If you believe that any User Contributions violate your copyright, please send us a notice of copyright infringement in accordance with the below instructions to Legal@Endeavorb2b.com. It is the policy of the Company to terminate the user accounts of repeat infringers.
Reporting Claims of Copyright Infringement
We take claims of copyright infringement seriously. We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law. If you believe any materials accessible on or from this site (the “Website”) infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access to them) from the Website by submitting written notification to our copyright agent designated below. In accordance with the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512) (“DMCA”), the written notice (the “DMCA Notice”) must include substantially the following:
- Your physical or electronic signature.
- Identification of the copyrighted work you believe to have been infringed or, if the claim involves multiple works on the Website, a representative list of such works.
- Identification of the material you believe to be infringing in a sufficiently precise manner to allow us to locate that material.
- Adequate information by which we can contact you (including your name, postal address, telephone number, and, if available, email address).
- A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
- A statement that the information in the written notice is accurate.
- A statement, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
- Our designated copyright agent to receive DMCA Notices is:
Chief Administrative and Legal Officer
Endeavor Business Media
30 Burton Hills Blvd, Suite 185
Nashville, TN 37215
If you fail to comply with all of the requirements of Section 512(c)(3) of the DMCA, your DMCA Notice may not be effective.
Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity on the Website is infringing your copyright, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) under Section 512(f) of the DMCA.
Changes to Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions were published March 8, 2019 and replace with immediate effect all previous terms and conditions.