This document sets out the terms and conditions between Blond Ltd a company registered in the U.K. (from here on referred to as ‘blond’) and you when you register for any event or conference organized by blond. By registering for an event or conference organized by blond you are agreeing to comply with these terms and conditions. You should read this document carefully.
Acceptance of policies and registration conditions
The following blond Registration Terms & Conditions (the “Terms & Conditions”) apply to all blond events. Prior to your registration, you must acknowledge and accept the Terms & Conditions contained herein. Should you not wish to accept the Terms & Conditions you should not register. Submission of a registration is regarded as affirmation of your acceptance of the Event Terms & Conditions.
How will we use your information?
Event conduct and safety
blond is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment to all participants, including staff and vendors, at blond-related events. blond has no tolerance for discrimination, harassment, or bullying in any form at blond-related events. Participants are expected to adhere to these principles and respect the rights of others.
What to do if you witness or are subjected to unacceptable behavior:
Participants should report any behavior inconsistent with these principles to onsite event staff. Event staff will be happy to help participants contact venue security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the event. We value your attendance. You may also contact blond directly to report a concern at firstname.lastname@example.org
Liability waiver & release
In consideration of being allowed to register for, and participate in the event, you hereby warrant and represent that you are age 18 or above and freely waive, release from liability, assume all risks, and covenant not to sue blond or its members, employees, board members, agents, or volunteers for any expense, loss, damage, personal injury, including loss of life, illness, including but not limited to COVID-19, disability, property damage, or property theft or actions of any kind that you may hereafter suffer or sustain before, during, or after the event, unless said expense, loss, damage, personal injury, including loss of life, illness, disability, property damage or property theft or actions of any kind is caused by the sole, gross negligence of blond. This Liability Waiver and Release is specifically binding upon your heirs and assigns and is knowingly given.
Usage of photographic and video material taken at blond events
To comply with global data privacy laws, blond imposes certain restrictions on the use of multimedia at its events (e.g. photography, video, audio, online streaming, and all future mediums). An attendee is permitted to use hand-held cameras and/or smart phones to take photographs and capture digital images for personal, non-commercial use, provided the photography is not disruptive. Photographs may not be published, sold, reproduced, transmitted, distributed or otherwise commercially exploited in any manner whatsoever. blond may hire professional service providers (photo/video/streaming/audio) to document and display the event experience. Blond may also use social media (e.g. Instagram) to: (i) post real-time photos and videos to its social media feeds; and (ii) display select submissions from those feeds on monitors throughout the event venue. Attendees and sponsors are encouraged to capture their event experiences and post their own social content from the event (text, photos, audio, video, streaming), provided it does not infringe upon the rights of any attendee, sponsor, third party, or blond. Such infringement would include, but is not limited to, defamation or infringement of intellectual property rights. In the event an attendee requires a release or permission to protect the rights of a third party, obtaining such a release or permission shall be the sole responsibility of the attendee. By attending the event, you acknowledge and agree as follows: (a) blond may edit and use footage it captures at the event for marketing and promotional activities and for any other lawful purpose in the ordinary course of its business; and (b) due to the prevalence of mobile recording devices in today’s world, blond disclaims all liability for the capture of your image in any multimedia format by other attendees at the event.
blond reserves the right to change, amend, add or remove any of the above Terms & Conditions in its sole discretion and without prior notice. If one or more of the conditions outlined in these Terms & Conditions should become invalid, the remaining conditions will continue to be valid and apply. These Terms & Conditions apply to all event participants (attendees, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors). The views expressed by any event attendee, speaker, exhibitor, or sponsor are not necessarily those of blond. All attendees, speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors are solely responsible for the content of all individual or corporation presentations, marketing collateral, and/or advertising.