1. Relationship and Communication with Speakers
Keppler Associates neither claims nor represents, either directly or indirectly, that it has a speaker representation agreement of any kind with any of the speakers shown on the Site. Keppler Associates does not (a) disclose contact information for the speakers, or (b) relay messages, requests, or creative materials to a speaker, or to his or her representatives.
2. Use of Web Site Documents
You may download, view, copy, and print documents, including graphics incorporated in the documents, that Keppler Associates publishes on the Site (“Documents”) such as guides, checklists, press releases, and FAQs, subject to the following: (a) the Documents may be used solely for personal, informational, non-commercial purposes; and (b) the Documents may not be modified or altered in any way. Except where your use constitutes “fair use” under copyright law, you may not otherwise use, download, upload, copy, print, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, post, transmit or distribute any Documents or other Content from the Site in whole or in part without the express authorization of Keppler Associates.
3. Passwords and Security
Access to and use of password protected or secure areas of the Site is restricted to authorized users only. You may not share your password(s), account information, or access to the Site. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of password(s) and account information, and you are responsible for all activities that occur under your password(s) or account(s) or as a result of your access to the Site. You agree to notify Keppler Associates immediately of any unauthorized use of your password(s) or account(s). Keppler Associates is concerned about the protection of personal information we have collected from you and takes reasonable steps to prevent unauthorized access to that information.
4. No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
5. Submissions, Postings and E-mails
Keppler Associates is interested in hearing from you regarding your questions or comments about our Site. However, Keppler Associates does not accept or consider unsolicited submissions of any kind (such as creative material, scripts, treatments, concepts, or any other materials) in any format, by any means of transmission (including e-mail). Any such submissions are either returned to the sender without being reviewed or deleted or discarded without being reviewed. In any event, any material you send to us will not be treated as confidential.
Keppler Associates requests that you act responsibly when using this Site. You may only use this Site and its contents for lawful purposes and in accordance with applicable law and you are prohibited from storing, distributing or transmitting any unlawful material through this Site. You may not collect or store personal information regarding other users. You recognize that storing, distributing or transmitting unlawful material could expose you to criminal and/or civil liability. You agree that if a third party claims that material you have contributed to the Site is unlawful, you will bear the burden of establishing that it is lawful. You understand and agree that all materials publicly posted (other than by Keppler Associates) or privately transmitted on or through this Site are the sole responsibility of the sender, and not Keppler Associates, and that you are responsible for all material you upload, post or otherwise transmit to or through this Site.
You may not post e-mails or submit to or publish through forums or otherwise make available on this Site any content, or act in a way, which in the opinion of Keppler Associates:
(a) Libels, defames, invades privacy, stalks, is obscene, pornographic, racist, abusive, harassing, threatening or offensive;
(b) Disparages, criticizes, belittles, parodies or otherwise portrays in a negative light any performer appearing on the Site;
(c) Seeks to exploit or harm children by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable details or otherwise;
(d) Infringes any intellectual property or other right of any entity or person, including violating anyone's copyrights or trademarks or their rights of publicity;
(e) Violates any law or may be considered to violate any law;
(f) You do not have the right to transmit under any contractual or other relationship (e.g., inside information, proprietary or confidential information received in the context of an employment or a non-disclosure agreement);
(g) Advocates or promotes illegal activity;
(h) Impersonates or misrepresents your connection to any other entity or person or otherwise manipulates headers or identifiers to disguise the origin of the content;
(i) Advertises any commercial endeavor (e.g., offering for sale products or services) or otherwise engages in any commercial activity (e.g., conducting raffles or contests, displaying sponsorship banners, and/or soliciting goods or services) except as specifically authorized on this Site;
(j) Solicits funds, advertisers or sponsors;
(k) Includes programs which contain viruses, worms and/or “Trojan horses” or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, overload, collapse, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications;
(l) Disrupts the normal flow of dialogue, causes a screen to scroll faster than other users are able to type, or otherwise act in a way which affects the ability of other people to engage in real time activities through the Site;
(m) Copies any other pages or images on this Site except with appropriate authority;
(n) Includes any format of video files;
(o) Amounts to a “pyramid” or similar scheme;
(p) Amounts to “data warehousing” (i.e., using any web space made available to you as storage for large files or large amount of data which are only linked from other sites). You must provide a reasonable amount of content to accompany such material in order that at least some of the traffic to your site comes directly through us;
(q) Disobeys any policy or regulations established from time to time regarding use of this Site or any networks connected to this Site; or
(r) Contains links to other sites that contain the kind of content, which falls within the descriptions set out at (a) to (q) above.
In addition, you are prohibited from removing any sponsorship banners or other material inserted by Keppler Associates anywhere on this Site (including, but not limited to, on any Web space made available for your use).
6. Termination of Use
You agree that Keppler Associates may, in its sole discretion, at any time terminate your access to the Site, including forums, and any account(s) you may have in connection with the Site. Access to the Site, and activity on the Site, may be monitored by Keppler Associates.
7. Third Party Web Sites, Content, Products and Services
The Site provides links to Web sites and access to Content from third parties, including users, advertisers, affiliates and sponsors of the Site. You agree that Keppler Associates is not responsible for the availability of, and Content provided on, third party Web sites. You should refer to the policies posted by other Web sites regarding privacy and other topics before you use them. You agree that Keppler Associates is not responsible for third party Content accessible through the Site, including opinions, advice, statements, and advertisements, and understand that you bear all risks associated with the use of such Content. If you choose to purchase any products or services from a third party, your relationship is directly with the third party. You agree that Keppler Associates is not responsible for: (a) the quality of third party products or services; and (b) fulfilling any of the terms of your agreement with the seller, including delivery of products or services and warranty obligations related to purchased products or services. You agree that Keppler Associates is not responsible for any loss or damage of any sort you may incur from dealing with any third party.
12. Export Restrictions/Legal Compliance
You may not access, download, use or export the Site, or the Content provided on the Site, in violation of U.S. export laws or regulations, or in violation of any other applicable laws or regulations. You agree to comply with all export laws and restrictions and regulations of any United States or foreign agency or authority, and not to directly or indirectly provide or otherwise make available the services and products of Keppler Associates in violation of any such restrictions, laws or regulations, or without all necessary approvals. As applicable, you shall obtain and bear all expenses relating to any necessary licenses and/or exemptions with respect to your own use of the services of Keppler Associates outside the U.S. Neither the services of Keppler Associates nor the underlying information or technology may be downloaded or otherwise provided or made available, either directly or indirectly, (i) into Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria or any other country subject to U.S. trade sanctions, to individuals or entities controlled by such countries, or to nationals or residents of such countries other than nationals who are lawfully admitted permanent residents of countries not subject to such sanctions; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Denial Orders. By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions of Use, you agree to the foregoing and represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.
13. Applicable Laws
All matters relating to your access to, and use of, the Site shall be governed by U.S. federal law and the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Any legal action or proceeding relating to your access to, or use of, the Site shall be instituted in a state or federal court in Virginia. You and Keppler Associates agree to submit to the jurisdiction of, and agree that venue is proper in, these courts in any such legal action or proceeding.
14. Copyright/Trademark Information
Copyright © 2023 Keppler Associates, Inc. All rights reserved.
The Keppler Speakers logo is a trademark held by Keppler Associates, Inc. Other names appearing on the Site may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
15. Contact Information