Terms of Use

Effective Date: April 1st, 2018

You have arrived at www.convene.com (the “Website”), which is owned and operated by Sentry Centers Holdings, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company d/b/a Convene (“Convene”). Throughout these Terms, the words “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to Convene and its affiliates, and the words “you” and “your” refer to the user visiting the Website and your institution or organization. These Terms of Use (“Terms”) govern your use of any website that posts a link to these Terms (including both mobile and online versions). It also applies to your use of all features, widgets, plug-ins, applications, content, downloads and/or other services that (i) we own and control and make available through the Website, and/or (ii) that post or link to these Terms (collectively, with the Website, the “Service”), regardless of how you access or use it, whether via computer, mobile device or otherwise. These Terms set forth the legally binding terms for your use of the Service, and apply to information that we collect through the Service and our handling of such information. By accessing or using the Service in any manner you signify your agreement to (1) these Terms, (2) the Convene Privacy Policy, and (3) any other legal notices, conditions or guidelines located within the Service. If you do not agree to any of these Terms or the Privacy Policy, please exit now and do not use the Service.

Important Legal Information about Privacy

The terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy apply to your use of the Service, form an integral part of your agreement with us, and are incorporated by reference into these Terms. You should read the Privacy Policy carefully before you use this Service because by doing so you are agreeing to everything in these Terms, including the terms contained in our Privacy Policy.

Intellectual Property Rights

The content on the Service, including without limitation, the material descriptions, graphics, photos, products, services and the like (“Site Content”) and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“Marks”), are owned by or licensed to Convene, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under United States and foreign laws and international conventions. You in no way will obtain any ownership interest or rights in the Site Content or Marks contained on the Service. Site Content is provided to you “AS IS” for your information and personal or educational use only and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. Convene reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Site Content. If you download or print a copy of the Site Content for personal or educational use you must include on the copy all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Site Content. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with any security-related features of the Service or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Site Content or enforce limitations on use of the Service or the Site Content.

Restrictions on Conduct

You agree not to disrupt, modify or interfere with the functioning of the Service or any services provided on or through it. You further agree not to disrupt, modify or interfere with in any way any software, hardware or servers associated with the Service, and you agree not to impede or interfere with others’ use of the Service. You also agree not to alter or tamper with any Site Content, information or materials on, or associated with, the Service or services provided on or through it.

Additionally, you agree that you will not directly or indirectly, including, but not limited to, by manual or automated software, devices or other processes for “crawling” or “scraping” the Service, circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with any security-related features of the Service, including security-related features that enforce limitations on use of the Service.

Furthermore, you agree you will not (directly or indirectly) use the Service (i) in connection with any commercial activities and/or sales, including without limitation advertising, contests, sweepstakes or pyramid schemes, without our consent, (ii) to promote information that you know is false or misleading or to promote or engage in illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous, (iii) to engage in or promote any criminal activity or enterprise, including without limitation, harassment, stalking, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, or theft of trade secrets, (iv) to solicit personally identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes, (v) to advertise to, solicit, or sell to any person without their prior explicit consent, (vi) to harvest or collect data, Site Content, Personal Information (as defined in the Privacy Policy) of users; or (vii) to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, “robots,” or “spiders,” that accesses the Service in a manner that sends more request messages to our servers in a given period of time than humanly possible in the same period by using a web browser.

Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, and Indemnification

The materials and services offered on the Service are provided “AS IS” and without warranties of any kind. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that the use of the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Service or the server(s) that make it available or any advertised or hyperlinked site are free of viruses or other harmful components or that the Service, server(s), or advertised or hyperlinked sites will be accessible at all times. We do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of the Service or any information contained therein, including Site Content, with respect to correctness, accuracy, reliability, graphics, links or otherwise. You assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction to any equipment you use to access the Service. To the extent that applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, the above exclusions may not apply to you.

Documents, information, graphics and other materials appearing at the Service may include technical inaccuracies, miscalculations, typographical errors, and out-of-date information. Use of such documents, information, graphics or other materials is at your own risk.

You waive any and all claims and rights against us and our affiliates, parents, and successors and each of our employees, assignees, officers, agents and directors (the “Convene Parties”) resulting from injury or damage to, or destruction, theft, or loss of, any property, or person, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. None of the Convene Parties will be liable to you under any cause of action, for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential, reliance or punitive damages, including loss of profits or business interruption. You hereby agree to indemnify the Convene Parties from and against any and all claims, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), resulting from your use of the Service or any breach of these Terms by you.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the exclusion or limitation of liability for indirect, special, incidental, consequential, reliance, or punitive damages, so the exclusions and limitations above may not apply to you.  In such event, such exclusions and limitations shall apply to the maximum extent allowed under applicable law.

Links to Other Services and Services

To the extent that this Service contains links to other websites and outside services and resources, we do not control the availability and content of those websites, services or resources, nor do we necessarily review or endorse materials available at or through such other websites. Viewing other websites or utilizing outside services and resources is done at your own risk. Accordingly, we encourage you to be aware when you leave this Service and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each third-party website that you visit. We shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such website or resource.

Ability to Accept Terms

You affirm that you are the age of majority in your jurisdiction and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms, and to abide by and comply with these Terms. This Service is not intended for children under the age of eighteen (18). If you are under 18 years of age, then please exit now and do not use this Service.

Choice of Law and Forum

These Terms shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York. All disputes arising under, or in any way connected with your use of this Service, shall be litigated exclusively in the state and federal courts residing in the State of New York, and in no other court or jurisdiction. You hereby submit to the jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in the State of New York, and stipulate to the fairness and convenience of proceedings in such courts for all disputes arising out of or relating to use of this Service. These Terms, together with the Privacy Policy, and any other documents or policies referenced herein constitute the entire agreement between you and Convene regarding the use of the Service and the content and services provided on this Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and Convene relating to the subject matter hereof.

Severability and Enforceability

If any provision or portion of these Terms is held to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable, in whole or in part, it shall be modified to the minimum extent necessary to correct any deficiencies or replaced with a provision which is as close as is legally permissible to the provision found invalid or unenforceable and shall not affect the legality, validity or enforceability of any other provisions or portions of these Terms.

Termination/Exclusion

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to revoke, terminate or suspend any and all privileges associated with accessing the Service for any reason or for no reason whatsoever including improper use of the Service or failure to comply with these Terms, and to take any other action we deem appropriate.

User Suggestions

You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback or other information provided by you to Convene through the Service are not confidential and you grant us a worldwide, royalty-free license to distribute, publish, modify, edit or otherwise use your submissions. Convene shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these submissions for any purpose, commercial or otherwise without any acknowledgement of or compensation to you.

Changes to Terms

We may revise these Terms at any time without prior notice by updating this page, and such revisions will be effective upon posting to this page. Please check these Terms periodically for any changes. Your continued use of the Service following the posting of any revisions to these Terms will mean you accept those changes. We reserve the right to alter, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Service, including your access to it. Unless explicitly stated, any new features will be subject to these Terms.

General

We may assign, novate or subcontract any or all of our rights and obligations under these Terms at any time.

If you have any questions or comments on the Service or become aware of misuse of the Service by any person, please contact us at: marketing@convene.com or via postal mail at:

Convene

Attention: Legal Affairs

101 Greenwich Street, 4th Floor

New York, NY 10007