Organic and Non-GMO Forum 2016 Cancellation Policy
If you are unable to attend the conference, HighQuest Group encourages substitutions. For a refund if you are unable to secure a substitute for your attendance, please contact us by no later than twenty-one (21) days before the beginning of the event for a refund of your registration fee less a $150.00 cancellation processing fee. No refunds will be made within twenty (20) days of the beginning of the event as a result of your cancellation. HighQuest Group reserves the right to cancel the event at any time and will refund your registration fee in full, but we unfortunately cannot reimburse pre-arranged travel expenses.
On any HighQuest Group Website.
In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and the Website.
What information do we collect?
Some HighQuest Group Websites require you to be a subscriber to access certain information. Included among the personal information we collect for subscriptions are your name, company, title, mailing address, phone, email address and industry segment. If you are purchasing a subscription, conference registration or product on any one of the HighQuest Group Websites, your credit card information will be required. From time to time, we may conduct user surveys that collect visitor perceptions of the site and its functionality. These surveys may or may not require personal information. If a user is submitting contact information to download a sponsored white paper, your name, company, title, and email address are collected.
How do we collect information from you?
Cookies. Many of our Websites use "cookies." Cookies are a feature of internet browser software that allows internet servers to recognize the computer used to access a website. Cookies are files that are automatically placed in your computer to store your preferences. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your internet browser. Once you register, this information may be linked to the data stored in a cookie. Cookies help features such as recognizing you when you return to the Website. Cookies should make your online experience easier.
How is the information used?
We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect through our Websites. We have a firewall to prevent unauthorized access from third parties; all data and web servers are stored in secure facilities that can be accessed only by authorized personnel; and all credit card transactions occur in a secure, encrypted SSL environment.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
Legally compelled disclosure
We may disclose information when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights.
Links and Banner Advertisements
How you can change your personal information
Website End-User License Agreement
Please read these terms and conditions of use before subscribing to any service available on the site.
If any of these rules or any future changes are unacceptable to you, you may cancel your subscription by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Intellectual Property Rights and Copyright Policy
The contents of the Website are intended for your personal, noncommercial use. All materials published on Website (including, but not limited to articles, charts, tables, data, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips and video clips, also known as the "Content") are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws and are owned or controlled by HighQuest Group or the party credited as the provider of the Content. You shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Service.
You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create new works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit, any of the Content or the Service (including software) in whole or in part.
You may download or copy the Content and other downloadable items displayed on the Website for personal use only, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained therein. Copying or storing of any Content for other than personal use is expressly prohibited without prior written permission from HighQuest Group or the copyright holder identified as the provider of the Content.
The HighQuest Group (and all affiliated entities) name, the terms, the HighQuest Group logo and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans are trademarks of HighQuest Group or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without our prior written permission. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans on this Website are the trademarks of their respective owners.
The Company respects intellectual property and has made it a priority to ensure all users of the Company’s services and Websites respect the copyrights of others. Every user of the Company’s Websites or services is expected to comply with copyright law and to adhere to this copyright policy.
Reporting Suspected Copyright Infringement
Any suspected copyright infringement should be reported to the Company’s Copyright Officer (who is also the Company’s Digital Millennium Copyright Act officer). If a copyright holder suspects potential infringement, notice of the alleged infringement should be sent to:
ATTN: Bob LeBlanc, Digital Millennium Copyright Act Officer
300 Rosewood Drive
Danvers, MA 01923
Please include in the notice the following information:
An electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or someone authorized to act on their behalf;
The name, address, telephone number, and email address of the copyright owner;
Identification of the copyrighted work that is allegedly being infringed;
Identification of where the infringing material is located on our Website (please include the URL);
A statement that you have a good faith belief that the use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the applicable law; and,
A statement that:
the information in your notice is accurate; and,
you are authorized to act on behalf of the alleged copyright owner.
NOTE: The statements in Item 6 above must be made under the pains and penalties of perjury
Accessing the Website and Account Security
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend this Website, and any service or material we provide on the Website, in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, to users, including registered users.
In any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the US or other countries).
To transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material, including any "junk mail", "chain letter" or "spam" or any other similar solicitation.
To impersonate or attempt to impersonate HighQuest Group, one of our employees, another user or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using e-mail addresses, or screen names, associated with any of the foregoing).
To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone's use or enjoyment of the Website, or which, as determined by us, may harm HighQuest Group or users of the Website or expose them to liability.
Additionally, you agree not to:
Use the Website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party's use of the Website.
Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Website or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent.
Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Website.
Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Website.
Attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.
Reliance on Information Posted
The information presented on or through the Website 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 the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
This Website may include content provided by third parties, including materials provided by other users, bloggers and third-party licensors, syndicators, aggregators and/or reporting services. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by the Company, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Company. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.
Links Posted on the Website
If the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.
Limitation on Liability
You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the Website will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.
THE COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Limitation on Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Waiver and Severability
You may terminate your account at any time by sending e-mail to: email@example.com. Upon termination, you will receive an automated confirmation via e-mail that the request was received, and your access will be suspended within 24 hours. You are responsible for all charges incurred up to the time the account is deactivated.
HighQuest Group may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Website or services available through the Website for any reason, including, without limitation, breach or assignment of this Agreement. Official correspondence must be sent via postal mail to:
300 Rosewood Drive
Danvers, MA 01923