As used in these Terms the “Services” means the services provided by Virus Bulletin for watching the Online Event and networking at the Online Event, including features and functionalities, the Site, and interfaces, as well as all content and software associated with our Services.
We, at our discretion, reserve the right to refuse participation (including removing access to the Online Event and/or to the event networking channel) to anyone that the Online Event organisers determine:
All determinations of acceptable and/or unacceptable behaviour are at the sole discretion of the Online Event organisers.
You agree to comply with all applicable laws in connection with your access to or participation in the Online Event.
The Site is provided free of charge.
It is your responsibility to ensure that you have made all necessary arrangements in order to access the Site. For example, we shall not be responsible for any telephone bills, Internet charges or any other costs incurred by you in order to access the Site.
We may update the Site from time to time, adding new content, and may change the content at any time.
We do not guarantee that our Site or any content on it will be free from errors or omissions. Further, we make no promise that the Site will always be maintained with the same DNS names, IP addresses, authentication methods or URLs, or that it will always be available and uninterrupted.
We make every effort to ensure that the Online Event programme, speakers, topics, format, dates and timings are correct at the time of publishing. Circumstances beyond our control may necessitate alterations to the programme including substitutions, postponements or cancellations, and/or changes in the timing, platform or dates of the Online Event. We reserve the right to make such alterations at any time and will not be liable for any cost incurred by you as a result.
We will notify registered attendees as soon as reasonably practicable of any substitutions, postponements or changes to the timing, platform or dates of the Online Event by posting the updated information on the Site.
The Online Event or the Services may contain links to third parties and to contributions uploaded by participants, including videos, images, descriptions, links and other content. We are not responsible or liable for these third-party sites, and you should review any terms and conditions when entering those sites or viewing their content.
All intellectual property rights (“IP”) in and to the Online Event, the Online Event content, the Services and all materials distributed at or in connection with the Online Event are owned by Virus Bulletin and/or the Online Event sponsors or speakers participating in the Online Event. You agree not to reproduce, modify, distribute, licence, perform, publish, create derivative works from or use (except as authorised and in accordance with these Terms) the Online Event or the Services for any reason.
Nothing in these Terms shall vest in you any legal or beneficial right in or to any IP owned or used under licence by Virus Bulletin. All such IP shall remain the exclusive property of Virus Bulletin.
It is strictly forbidden for any company, organisation, or person to attempt to host or organise any event in conjunction with, contiguous to or purporting to be related to the Online Event or its affiliates without the express prior permission and cooperation of Virus Bulletin. We reserve the right to take action (legal or otherwise), including a claim for damages as we, in our sole discretion, deem appropriate in the circumstances.
When accessing and using the Site you are prohibited from:
We may terminate or restrict your use of our Services if you violate these Terms or are engaged in illegal or fraudulent use of the Services.
You may send messages and other communications to the Online Event organisers and/or to other users of the Site via the Discord channel and/or via email (“Messages”). You are solely responsible for your Messages and the consequences of sending them, and expressly release us and agree to hold us harmless, from all and any liability arising from your Messages. You grant us (and we accept) a global right to use, store, and reproduce your Messages for the limited purpose of facilitating sending them to your chosen recipients (and we may also use third party service providers to facilitate the sending of your Messages). You represent and warrant that your Messages will not infringe any third party right of others. You acknowledge and agree that the provisions of our Code of Conduct shall also apply to Messages that you send.
To the extent permitted by the applicable law, we disclaim all warranties or conditions, either express or implied, or any part of them in respect of any aspect of the Online Event or any related materials. You acknowledge and agree that in accepting these Terms you have not relied on any representation or warranty that is not expressly included in these Terms and you agree that you shall have no remedy in respect of any misrepresentation which has not become a part of these Terms.
Virus Bulletin does not offer any warranty of any kind, or represent that the Online Event will be accurate, complete, or error-free. We are not liable for the usage of, implementation of, impact from, or communication of the ideas presented in any element of the Online Event.
You acknowledge and agree that views expressed by speakers at or in connection with the Online Event are their own and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for any advice given or views expressed during or in connection with the Online Event.
Materials shared or distributed at or in connection with the Online Event are intended for information purposes only and should not be relied upon by you or others. We do not provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties that the materials are complete or accurate and do not accept any responsibility or liability for reliance by you or any person on any aspect of the Online Event and/or any information provided at the Online Event.
To the maximum extent permitted by law we provide the Site without warranties, guarantees or representations. We assume no responsibility and shall not be liable for any loss or damage which may affect your computer equipment or other equipment/property arising out of your use of, access to or browsing of the Site.
We will not be liable to any user of the Site for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including but not limited to negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with including (but not limited to) the following;
In addition to the above exclusions, if you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for any indirect losses however so arising. If you are a consumer user, note that we only provide the Site to you for your domestic and private use. You agree not to use the Site for any commercial or business purposes, and acknowledge that we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption or loss of business opportunity.
You warrant that your access to and use of the Sites is and will remain in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us, our related companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, joint ventures, third-party service providers, and our respective employees, contractors, agents, officers, and directors harmless from all claims, liability, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including legal fees, that arise out of or are related to any breach of the Terms by you or any other liabilities incurred by us arising out of your attendance or participation or access to the Online Event.
The views expressed by other users on the Site do not represent Virus Bulletin’s views, opinions or values
The clauses of these Terms which by their nature should survive if the Agreement between you and Virus Bulletin is terminated, shall survive such termination. If any provision or provisions of these Terms shall be held to be unenforceable invalid or illegal, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall remain in effect and full force.
It is possible that the Online Event and/or some of the Services may not be available at any given time due to (a) power or server outages or issues (b) update or maintenance periods (c) as a result of a war, acts of God, flood, drought, earthquake or other natural disaster; (d) epidemic or pandemic; (e) terrorist attack, civil war, civil commotion or riots, war, threat of or preparation for war, armed conflict, imposition of sanctions, embargo, or breaking off of diplomatic relations; (f) nuclear, chemical or biological contamination or sonic boom; (g) any law or any action taken by a government or public authority; (h) collapse of buildings, fire, explosion or accident; (i) any labour or trade dispute, strikes, industrial action or lockouts; (j) non-performance by suppliers or subcontractors; (k) interruption or failure of utility service and/or (l) electronic or communications failure. We will take reasonable efforts to provide you with notice of interruption to the Services or Online Event. Where the Services are unavailable for reasons beyond the control of Virus Bulletin, we shall have no liability to you.
We are not liable if the Online Event is, in whole or in part, cancelled, rescheduled or postponed, or for any failure or delay to perform our obligations under these Terms, if such event results from anything beyond our reasonable control (for example (a) power or server outages or issues (b) update or maintenance periods (c) as a result of a war, acts of God, flood, drought, earthquake or other natural disaster; (d) epidemic or pandemic; (e)terrorist attack, civil war, civil commotion or riots, war, threat of or preparation for war, armed conflict, imposition of sanctions, embargo, or breaking off of diplomatic relations; (f) nuclear, chemical or biological contamination or sonic boom; (g) any law or any action taken by a government or public authority; (h) collapse of buildings, fire, explosion or accident; (i) any labour or trade dispute, strikes, industrial action or lockouts; (j) non-performance by suppliers or subcontractors; and (k) interruption or failure of utility service , (l) electronic or communications failure y) or anything else that renders performance of the Online Event, in whole or in part, impracticable, illegal or impossible.
If a court with jurisdiction over these Terms finds that any part of these Terms is wholly or partly unenforceable, you and we agree that where possible, the court should modify the terms to make that part enforceable while still achieving its intent. If the court cannot do that, you and we agree that the court should not have regard to that unenforceable part but still enforce the rest of these Terms.
If we fail to insist that you perform any of your obligations under these Terms or we do not act or delay in acting to in exercise a right or remedy provided by these Terms that does not mean we have waived our rights or remedies against you and will not mean that you do not have to comply with your obligations.
These Terms are personal to you. You agree not to assign or transfer your rights or obligations under these Terms to anyone else without receiving our prior written consent. We may assign or transfer these Terms without your consent by providing you with notice.
You and we agree that no agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of these Terms and you do not have any authority of any kind to bind us in any respect.
You agree that the only way you can provide us with a legal notice is at our Registered Address (Virus Bulletin, Manor House – Office 6, Howbery Business Park, Wallingford OX10 8BA, UK). We will send all information related to the Online Event and Services in electronic form only using the email address you have provided us on registration.To the extent allowed by law, the English language version of the Terms is binding and any translations are for convenience only.
You agree that the Online Event is intended for informational, entertainment and networking purposes only. The Services or the Online Event do not constitute legal, financial, professional, medical or tax advice and cannot be used for such purposes. You acknowledge that all information and content accessed by you using the Services and the Online Event is at your own risk. We do not endorse or recommend any Party participating in the Online Event. We expressly disclaims any liability or responsibility for usage of, implementation of, impact from, or communications of the ideas or discussions presented by any Attendee, speaker or other participant at the Online Event
Your use of our Services are also subject to the following policies:
We reserve the right to seek injunctive, or any other equitable relief, in any courts of competent jurisdiction should we, in our sole opinion, consider this to be necessary.
Effective: July 19, 2020