The following Terms and Conditions govern your use of our Website. These Terms and Conditions are a legally binding agreement between you and Sossego, LLC. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you are not permitted to use this site and must discontinue use immediately.
This site is intended for users under the age of 18 years old. If you are not 18 years of age, you are not permitted to register for or use our site.
II. REGISTRATION FOR OUR WEBSITE
By registering for our Website, you agree that:
You are at least 18 years old
You have not provided a false name, email address, or other false personal information, nor have you entered the personal information of another individual
Your username and password are personal to you and you will not share them with anyone else
You will not interfere with the operation of our Website.
We have sole discretion to delete your account at any time in the event you breach this Terms and Conditions policy.
If you wish to delete your account, please email us at hello [at] smarteventacademy.com.
III. CHANGES AND MODIFICATIONS TO POLICY
We reserve the right to make changes to these Terms and Conditions at any time, without notice to you. You are advised to review our website Terms and Conditions periodically. When we make changes to these Terms and Conditions, we will update our “Last updated” date to notify you of said changes. By continuing to use our Website, you are consenting to any modifications to our Terms and Conditions.
IV. SITE INTERRUPTIONS
We do not guarantee that our Website will be available at all times. We may experience problems, or our Website may be temporarily down for maintenance purposes, that may result in your inability to use our website. You agree that we are not liable or responsible for any damages stemming from your inability to access our Website.
V. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
We welcome and encourage your use of our Website, but our Website is our property. Any content on our Website, provided by our Website or composing our Website, in any form, is owned by us and protected by all applicable copyright and trademark laws. Any content includes all website design, software, databases, functionality, marks, photographs, graphics, text, videos and all other media and source code, on our Website, through our Website, or provided by our Website, including such content as downloads from our Website, newsletters provided by our Website, or any of our digital products or services (collectively henceforth, “Content”). All Content is provided for informational use only. All Content is provided as-is, for your personal, non-commercial use only.
When you use our Website, we are granting you a limited revocable license. This limited license gives you access to our Website and Content for your personal use only. This license is not transferable by you.
You are not permitted to duplicate, reproduce, sublicense, reassemble, upload, change, post, transmit, transfer, distribute, sell, license, display, republish, create derivative works or alter our Website or Content in any way without prior written approval from us.
We reserve all rights in our Website and Content not expressly granted to you.
VI. LAWFUL USE OF OUR WEBSITE
By using our Website, you are agreeing to not display, upload, post, distribute or send to us or our Website any Content which:
Is unlawful or violates the rights of others
Advocates unlawful conduct or refers in any way to unlawful conduct
Is defamatory, discriminatory, offensive, disparaging, profane, harassing, pornographic or threatening
Could be considered an advertisement or promotion of your goods and services, without prior express written authorization from us.
In addition, you agree not to:
Use the Website in any manner inconsistent with its intended purpose, or with applicable laws and regulations
Upload, distribute or otherwise transmit spyware, viruses or data mining
Use our Website in any manner which could damage or overburden it
Use any automatic or manual process, software or device for the purpose of copying our Website
Participate in any unauthorized linked to or framing of the Website
Otherwise interfere with the operation of our Website.
VII. COMMENTS ON OUR WEBSITE
In certain sections of our Website and on our social media platforms, you are permitted to comment, post content or suggestions, or ask questions (collectively, “Comments”). You agree that your Comments are not confidential, may be viewable both to other Website users and third- party websites, and are our sole property.
By posting your Comments on our Website, you warrant you have the right to grant us an unrestricted, irrevocable, exclusive, royalty-free, transferable right and license to use, copy, publish, host, transmit and distribute your Comments for any lawful purpose, without notice, attribution to you, or compensation. You waive all moral rights in your Comments but retain all intellectual property rights in your Comments. You are responsible for your Comments and agree that we are not liable nor responsible for your Comments. You agree that we have sole discretion to remove any Comments that violate these Terms and Conditions.
In addition to the conditions outlined in the “Lawful Use of Website” section, you agree that:
You are the owner or have the necessary permission or licenses to any Comments you post on our Website or social media platforms.
Should you not have the right to all or any part of your comments, you agree we are not liable nor responsible for any misappropriation or infringement of any right in your Comments.
Copying, downloading, transmitting or distributing all or any part of your Comments will not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party.
Your Comments do not violate the privacy rights of any third party.
Your Comments do not link to any material that violates any provision of these Terms and Conditions.
Your Comments do not in any way other than stated in these Terms and Conditions violate these Terms and Conditions or any applicable laws or regulations.
We may remove any Comments that violate our Terms and Conditions or any applicable laws and regulations, without any notice to you.
VIII. PRODUCTS AND SERVICES FOR SALE ON OUR WEBSITE
All products for sale on our Website are subject to availability and we cannot guarantee a particular product will be available at any given time. Your electronic display of our products may not accurately reflect the details of our products. We cannot guarantee that descriptions and details about our products are accurate, adequate and complete. We reserve the right to discontinue products at any time, and our prices are subject to change at any time, even without notice. We also reserve the right to limit quantities of our products purchased per user. We reserve the right to refuse any order placed and correct any errors in pricing, even if we have already received payment from you.
All services for sale on our Website are subject to availability. We make every effort to keep our Website and service offerings current, but we cannot guarantee a specific service will be available to you at any given time. We also cannot guarantee that descriptions and details about our services are accurate, adequate and complete. We reserve the right to change the pricing of our services at any time, or correct errors in pricing without prior written notice to you, even if you have already initiated payment to us or we have received payment from you. We also reserve the right to refuse or cancel any services order.
IX. PAYMENT TERMS
We accept credit card, ACH, and wire transfer for payment. Financial transactions are conducted through third party payment systems and are governed by third party payment systems’s terms and conditions. These terms and conditions are available on each payment processor’s website. By initiating a purchase of our products or services, you warrant that you have the authority and rights to use your payment method, you have provided accurate information so we can complete your purchase and contact you as needed, you authorize us to to charge your chosen method of payment, and you agree to pay all charges listed and any applicable shipping fees. By completing a purchase of our products or services on our Website, you release us and our third party payment processors from any claims and damages resulting from your purchase.
X. RETURN/REFUND POLICY
For the Smart Event Foundations course, we offer a full refund until the end of the first week of the program. All other sales of products or services from this website are final. Our digital products are instant downloads and are not returnable.
XII. LINKING TO OUR WEBSITE
We permit you to link to our Website, provided that:
You attribute, indicating us as the proprietor, and providing a link to our Website
Your Website does not in any way promote or engage in unlawful conduct or conduct that violates the provisions of our Terms and Conditions herein
You agree not to frame our Website or otherwise alter its appearance
Your linkage to our Website is from a website you own all intellectual property rights to
You agree linking to our Website does not grant you a license to or any proprietary rights in our website.
Your linkage and any associated comments with that linkage do not suggest your linkage to our Website is an endorsement by us of your website or any products or services promoted by your website, and other third parties linked to your website, your website’s affiliates, and/or your website’s advertisers
Your linkage and any associated comments with that linkage do not suggest any form of association with us, without our prior written approval
You agree that you will remove any links to our Website immediately upon our request.
XIII. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
Our Website may contain links to third party websites. If you choose to click on a third-party website from our Website, you leave our Website and are no longer bound by our Terms and Conditions. We are not liable or responsible for any of the content, practices or conduct of any third-party websites linked to our Website. We are not liable for any damages resulting from your use of a third-party website linked to our Website.
XIV. NO JOINT VENTURE
Your use of this website does not in any way form a joint venture, partnership or agency relationship with this Website or Company.
XV. NO WARRANTIES
Your use of Website and Content is voluntary and at your own risk. All information on this Website and Content, including any products or services, are on an “as is” basis. We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the information, Content, products and services provided on or through our Website. We disclaim all warranties, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
XVI. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITE, CONTENT, AND ANY PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY US THROUGH WEBSITE IS VOLUNTARY AND ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO WEBSITE, CONTENT, PRODUCTS, AND/OR SERVICES AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH WEBSITE UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF WEBSITE AND CONTENT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE, CONTENT, PRODUCTS, AND/OR OTHER SERVICES INCLUDED ON WEBSITE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, WE ARE NOT LIABLE NOR DO WE ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF WEBSITE, CONTENT, PRODUCTS, AND/OR SERVICES AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless, Company, our Website, our employees, successors, joint venture partners, and any other parties working with us, from any and all demands, claims, damages, losses, demands, actions, costs, expenses and judgments, arising out of your Comments, your use of our Website, your violation of any of our Terms and Conditions, and your breach of any of your obligations or warranties under the Terms and Conditions.
We will make reasonable efforts to notify you of any action subject to this indemnification.
XVIII. COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
If you believe that our Website infringes on a copyright you own, please notify us at hello [at] smarteventacademy.com.
XIX. TERM AND TERMINATION
You are bound by these Terms and Conditions as long as you continue to use our Website. If you have registered for a user account, you can contact us at hello [at] smarteventacademy.com to terminate your user account. We reserve the right, without limiting any other provision in these Terms and Conditions, in our discretion, to deny anyone who violates any provision of these Terms and Conditions, or any applicable law or regulation, access to this Website at any time.
XX. INTERNATIONAL USERS
Our company is owned and operated in Washington state in the United States of America and our Website and these Terms and Conditions are controlled by applicable laws in this jurisdiction. We do not represent or warrant that our Website, products, or services are available or appropriate outside of the United States of America. If you use this Website from a location outside of the United States of America, you agree to abide by your country’s applicable laws as they relate to accessing our Website.
XXI. DISPUTES, GOVERNING LAW, AND ARBITRATION
By using our Website, you waive your right to bring any claims arising out of your use of our website, products and services. In the event of a dispute, you consent to binding arbitration in Washington state in the United States of America.
If for any reason, any dispute is not resolved in arbitration, the dispute will be litigated in the courts of Washington state of the United States of America.
If any portion of these Terms and Conditions is deemed to be void or unenforceable, that portion is severable from these Terms and Conditions and does not impact the enforceability of the remainder of these Terms and Conditions.
XXIII. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
If you have any questions about our Terms and Conditions policy, please contact us at: hello [at] smarteventacademy.com.
Under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), this website collects personal information as a Controller. We determine how personal information is collected, how long it is retained, and what it will be used for. We use third party service providers, who act as data processors, for tasks such as monitoring our website traffic, processing payments, email marketing, advertising, and other limited tasks. We have confirmed to the best of our ability that these third party service providers are GDPR-compliant. Their use of your personal information is strictly limited to what is necessary to perform their tasks.
II. PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE
Through your use of our website, we collect certain types of personal information: data you provide, and data that is automatically collected when you use our website. The personal information we collect may include, but is not limited to:
First name and last name
Credit card information
Social media profile details you choose to make public.
III. PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION UNDER THE GDPR
Our legal basis for processing your personal information under the GDPR includes your consent, by voluntarily providing us your information when communicating with us, subscribing to our email list or newsletter, downloading our free content, commenting on our website or social media, participating in surveys or giveaways, or any form of engagement with us where you voluntarily give us your personal information in order to communicate or participate.
In addition, our legal basis for processing your personal information is our legitimate interests in:
Monitoring, tracking, and improving our website’s performance
Improving the content of our webpage and social media platforms
Improving our products and services
Keeping detailed records to protect us or you in the event of legal action.
Finally, through buying our products or services, you are entering a contract with us. We have a legal basis to process your transaction data in performance of that contract.
Personal User Information Voluntarily Provided
While using our website, you may voluntarily provide personal information to us by registering for an account, subscribing to our newsletter or email list, downloading our free content, commenting on our website or social media platforms, registering for an account on our webpage through social networking sites, participating in competitions or giveaways, completing surveys, contacting us through our website or social media platforms, or through any other form of voluntary engagement with us and/or the website. We collect the personal information you provide us when undertaking any of the above tasks for purposes of communicating with you, providing customer support, responding to your requests, and marketing to you.
We collect usage data automatically when you visit our website. The usage data we collect may include your device’s IP address, operating system, browser type and version, geographical location, which pages of our website you visit, how often, the date and time of your visit, and mobile information. If you access our website on a mobile device, we may collect unique mobile identifiers. We collect this data through analytics tracking systems such as Google Analytics. We use this data to analyze and improve our website’s performance, to provide relevant content and advertising to our users, and to improve our products and services. Our legal basis for processing this information is our legitimate interest in monitoring, tracking and improving our website’s performance.
Transaction data is personal information we collect related to your purchase of our products and/or services. We use this information because it is necessary in order for us to provide our products and services to you. Our legal basis for processing this information is our legitimate interest in performance of a contract with you.
Preventing Fraud and Legal Compliance
We may also use your personal information to assist in detecting and preventing fraud and where necessary to comply with legal or law enforcement obligations. Our legal basis for processing this information is our legitimate interest in keeping detailed records to protect us or you in the event of legal action.
Account data is data you provide to register for an account on our website, if applicable. This data is processed for the legitimate purpose of operating our website, communicating with you, ensuring website security, and maintaining back-ups of our database.
IV. SHARING AND DISCLOSING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We protect your privacy and share your personal information for limited purposes in any or all of the following:
We may share your personal information with third party service providers to help analyze the performance of our website, to show advertisements to you relevant to our website, to show you advertisements, and if necessary to complete purchases on our website via payment processing. We may share your personal information with any other additional service providers that help us maintain this website and administer our business. These providers are obligated not to disclose your personal information and their use of said personal information is limited to what is necessary to perform their obligations to us.
If we ever elect to transfer or sell all or part of our company, we may disclose your personal information in connection with that sale.
We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law enforcement or other legitimate public authority.
V. TRANSFER & RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your personal information is processed by us at our location as well as the location of third parties who also process this personal information. The servers of our cloud providers are located in the United States of America. Your personal information may be transferred to devices outside of your current jurisdiction. If you are in the European Economic Area (EEA), for example, your personal data may be transferred to countries outside of the EEA. The legal basis for this is our legitimate interest in the maintenance of our website and our business.
In an effort to maintain your privacy, your personal information will only be retained for the length of time necessary to fulfill the purpose for which the personal information was collected, and to fulfill any legal obligations. Occasionally, we will remove unique identifiers from your data for research purposes.
VI. SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
The security of your personal data is of utmost importance to us and we use commercially reasonable methods of maintaining security.
Any payments to our website are processed through our e-commerce platform, Stripe. This platform stores your secure data behind a firewall and encrypts any credit card information in accordance with industry security standards, PCI-DSS. When you make a credit card payment through our website, your transaction information is deleted after the transaction is completed.
While we make every effort to protect and maintain the security of your personal information, we cannot guarantee that the methods of security or transmission are 100% secure.
By using this website, you are agreeing to hold us harmless for any unauthorized use of your personal information by third parties. You also agree we are not liable for any unauthorized disclosure of your personal information occurring through our website without our knowledge or consent.
VII. COOKIES, PIXELS AND WEB BEACONS
We may also send Facebook pixels and web beacons to your computer or device to identify your browser and improve the quality of our website and advertising.
We use session cookies, which expire once you close your browser, to enable you to use all of the features of our website. These are strictly necessary cookies. Without these cookies, all of the services of our website will not be available for you to utilize.
Persistent cookies stay on your computer or device until you delete them. Persistent cookies used by our website include:
Targeting Cookies: These cookies record visits to our website and track user browsing habits while on our website. We use this information to ensure the advertising displayed on our website is relevant to our users.
VIII. OPTING OUT AND MANAGING COOKIES
You can opt out of having your browsing activity on our website available to our analytics programs and display advertising by contacting us at hello [at] smarteventacademy.com.
If you do not accept cookies on our website, your experience on our webpage may be impacted as all of our features and functionality may not be available to you.
Delete the cookies associated with this website that are saved in your browser.
Please visit the help pages of your web browser for more information on deleting cookies.
If you have any questions about this Cookies Policy, you can contact us at: hello [at] smarteventacademy.com.
IX. EMAIL MARKETING
If you are not in the European Union, if you download any of our free materials, purchase our services or products, subscribe to our newsletter, you may be automatically added to our email list. You can opt out at any time by unsubscribing at the bottom of every email we send or emailing us at hello [at] smarteventacademy.com.
If you are in the European Union and download any of our free materials, purchase any of our services or products, or subscribe to our newsletter, you will only be added to our email list when you affirmatively consent to be added. You have the option to unsubscribe at any time from the bottom of every email we send or by emailing us at hello [at] smarteventacademy.com.
X. YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE GDPR
Under the GDPR, you have various rights regarding our collection and retention of your personal information.
Right to access: you have the right to request copies of the personal information we have collected from you as well as information about the purpose of our collection of your personal information, and who the information is shared with. We will provide you with a copy of your personal information for free, but additional requests may incur a fee.
Right to rectification: if you believe any of the personal information we have collected is inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right to request we correct or complete that information.
Right to erasure: under certain conditions, you have the right to request that we erase your personal information.
Right to restrict processing: you have the right to request that we restrict processing of your personal information under certain circumstances.
Right to object to processing: you have the right to object to our processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Right to data portability: you have the right to have us provide your personal information to you in a secure, structured, commonly used, machine-readable format.
Right to complain to a regulatory authority: you have the right to contact the relevant supervisory authority regarding our handling of your personal information.
Right to withdraw consent: if the legal basis for the processing of your personal information is solely your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at hello [at] smarteventacademy.com. We may need additional information in order to confirm your identity before we can proceed with your request. In addition, some of these GDPR rights are subject to restrictions such as legal obligations or legal defense. If your request has been rejected, we will notify you accordingly.
If you are not satisfied with the way we handle your rights or how we process your personal information, you may contact your local Data Protection authority and lodge a complaint.
XI. YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE CALIFORNIA CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT (CCPA)
If you are a resident of California, you have several rights with regard to the use of our website:
You have the right to know what categories of personal information we collect, how the information is collected, and the purpose for which we use the personal information.
You have the right to know whether your personal information is sold or disclosed to third parties.
You have the right to say “no” to the sale of your personal information.
You have the right to request from us any information regarding the disclosure of your personal information.
You have the right to request deletion of your personal information that has been collected in the last year.
In order to exercise any of these rights as a California resident, you can email us at hello [at] smarteventacademy.com. Within 45 days of receiving your verifiable request, we will disclose and deliver the requested information to you. You may only make a consumer request twice in any 12 month period. We will require information from you in order to verify your identity, before delivering the requested information to you.
XII. DO NOT SELL MY PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not sell your (or any) personal information obtained via our website and do not intend to sell your information in the future.
XIII. CalOPPA COMPLIANCE
Our website does not monitor or respond to “Do Not Track” requests sent by your browser.
XIV. CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT COMPLIANCE (COPPA)
In accordance with children’s privacy laws like COPAA, and data privacy laws encompassing minors and privacy, including, but not limited to, the GDPR, we do not knowingly solicit, collect or use any information or market in any way to children under the age of 16. If we learn we have received personal information from a minor under the age of 16, we will delete this information and/or attempt to obtain parental consent. If you know we may have unknowingly collected information from a minor, please contact us at hello [at] smarteventacademy.com.
XV. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
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