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IGNITE Summit Terms and Conditions

IGNITE Summit 2023 Terms & Conditions for the 2023 shiftED Academy “IGNITE” In-Person/Hybrid Event Registration
Date of Last Revision: March 19, 2023

These terms and conditions (these “Terms”) govern your registration for and participation in the shiftED Academy’s 2023 IGNITE Summit In-Person/Hybrid Event (the “Event”) and are an agreement between the shiftED Academy Inc.  ("shiftED," "we," "us," or "our") and You. You represent to us that You are authorized to enter into these Terms.

EVENT. You may only register for and attend the Event in accordance with these Terms. To register for the Event, You must successfully process the appropriate "Complete my purchase" transaction. Please read these Terms, including the Assumption of Risk and Waiver sections, which are an integral part of these Terms, carefully and ensure You understand and agree with them. If You do not agree with any of the terms or conditions described herein, please do not register for the Event. Minors (under 19 years of age) are not permitted to attend the Event.
Our top priority is the health and safety of our attendees and making it easier for you to join us in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, May 16-17, 2023, at Oceanstone Resort on Highway 333. We understand that every situation and government guidelines may be different during this time. As a result, we have implemented the following cancellation policy:

Cancellation Policy:
You may cancel your Event registration in accordance with the following:
• If you cancel your conference registration before Monday, April 17, 2023, you will be refunded your registration fee, less a $50.00 administrative fee (plus applicable taxes).
• If you transfer your conference registration to another person, you will be subject to a $100.00 administrative fee (plus applicable taxes).
• To request a refund or transfer, an email must be sent to [email protected] by Monday, April 17, 2023, 11:59PM AST.
• No refunds will be given after Monday, April 17, 2023
• No-shows for this event will not receive a credit or a refund.
We reserve the right to cancel, change or substitute program dates or content without further notice and assume no liability for these changes. Payment of registration confirms that you have read, understand, agree, and will comply with the published registration cancellation policy. Please remember that canceling your in-person conference registration does not automatically cancel your travel arrangements. You are responsible for canceling your own travel reservations, such as air travel. Cancellations made thirty (30) days or less prior to arrival are non-refundable. This will also apply to any No Shows and early departures.


PHOTOGRAPHY, AUDIO AND VIDEO RECORDING By attending this Event, You acknowledge and agree that shiftED Academy Inc. has the right to collect, record, use, reproduce, broadcast, rebroadcast, or incorporate in any manner whatsoever, all or any portion of photographs and/or videos, voice recordings, or likeness of You or Your participation in the Event (including Your name and occupation, and employer, and social media profiles if You choose to upload them at Your own discretion) for use in marketing materials and/or training materials and for internal use (“Materials”). You irrevocably, grant, transfer, and assign a nonexclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty free right and license to shiftED Academy Inc., if any, in and to the Materials and all copyrights in the Materials arising in any jurisdiction throughout the world, including the right to register and sue to enforce such copyrights against infringers. You understand that the Materials may be substantially edited, altered, rearranged, or modified. To the maximum extent permitted by law, You hereby waive Your rights You may have in the Materials.


INFORMATION shiftED Academy Inc. may collect, manage and share Your information in accordance with shiftED Academy Inc.'s 's Privacy Policy (https://www.shiftedacademy.ca/pages/privacy-policy) and all applicable data privacy laws and regulations.


CODE OF CONDUCT We are committed to creating a safe environment that is inclusive and free from discrimination, regardless of ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, transgender status, age, ability/disability, veteran or marital status, or any other protected categories under applicable law. All participants must abide by the following policy:
Expected Behavior:
 Be considerate of those around You.
 Be respectful of others and viewpoints that may be different from Your own.
 Be mindful of Your words and actions.
 Be mindful that while masks are not mandatory, they are encouraged and welcomed, as is the use of hand sanitizer and being respectful of personal preferences for social distancing.
Unacceptable behaviors may include, but are not limited to:
 Offensive or unwanted behavior or language related to ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, transgender status, age, ability/disability,
veteran or marital status, or any other protected categories under applicable law.
 Visual harassment, such as sexual images or sexual language at the Event, including presentations and slide decks.
 Intimidation or bullying, both online and/or in-person.
 Violating the personal space of other participants.
 Sharing or making event content available to anyone, including competitors of shiftED Academy Inc.
 Any other illegal activity not already covered above.
 Sharing Your event registration with another person(s).
 Failure to follow any of the rules or regulations of the event or instructions of the Event staff.
Consequences of Unacceptable Behaviour:
Unacceptable behaviour will not be tolerated and could result in debarment from current, and/or any future shiftED Academy Inc. events. If a participant is seen engaging in unacceptable behaviour, shiftED Academy Inc. may take any action they deem appropriate, up to and including expulsion from the Event without warning. If appropriate, local law enforcement will get involved.
Reporting Behaviour:
If You are the subject of, or witness to any violations of these Terms and Conditions, You can contact us by sending an email to [email protected]. If necessary, Event staff are empowered to take appropriate actions that may include, but are not limited to, debarment from the Event and/or involving venue security or local law enforcement.

 

The Terms and Conditions may be revised at any time by shiftED Academy Inc. and will take immediate effect upon posting to our website. 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. By attending the Event or registering after the effective date of any changes to these Terms, You agree to be bound by the modified terms. It is your responsibility to check our website regularly for such changes. Please refer to the top of the Terms for the last modified date.


ADMITTANCE shiftED Academy Inc., at its sole discretion reserves the right to refuse or revoke admittance or access to or expel from the Event anyone for any lawful reason, including but not to anyone that is behaving in a manner that could be disruptive to the Event or any other attendee.


YOUR RESPONSIBILITY
 In addition to these Terms, You have reviewed, acknowledged and agree to abide by shiftED Academy Inc.'s Event Guidelines, including all applicable health and safety laws, rules, regulations, and governmental recommendations;
 You will not attend the Event in person if You experience symptoms of fever, fatigue, difficulty in breathing, or dry cough or exhibiting any other symptoms relating to COVID – 19 or similar virus at any time during the 14 days immediately prior to the commencement date of the Event;
 You will not attend the Event in person if You or any member(s) of Your household are diagnosed to be infected with COVID-19 or similar virus at any time during the 30 days immediately prior to the commencement date of the Event;
 Your attendance and participation in the Event is completely voluntary and that You are attending and participating in the Event of Your own free will and volition; and
 It is Your responsibility to ascertain any health conditions You may have that may make it inadvisable for You to participate in the Event or any Event related activity.
 You acknowledge and assume full responsibility for risks inherent in any type of physical activity, including the activities at the Event location(s). These risks include property damage, serious bodily injury, and/or death, including any injury, harm and loss caused by the negligence, fault or conduct of any kind on the part of the Released Parties.


LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION:
Except where prohibited by applicable law, shiftED Academy Inc. does not bear any legal liability or responsibility for the safety or health of any attendee participating in this Event. shiftED Academy Inc. disclaims any liability for the acts of any outside entities related to this Event. shiftED Academy Inc. reserves the right to cancel the Event without liability. Each attendee shall be personally responsible for his/her behavior. The organizers do not accept responsibility for the behavior of any attendee or outside entity during the Event. shiftED Academy Inc. shall not be liable for any delays or failure in performance or interruption of services resulting directly or indirectly from any cause or circumstance beyond the reasonable control of shiftED Academy Inc. including but not limited to, acts of God, war, terrorism, failure of transportation, weather, accidents, fires, electrical failures, strikes, labor disputes, postal delays, explosions, and government orders or regulations. Attendees at this Event agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless shiftED Academy Inc., its officers, directors and agents, against all claims arising out of actions or omissions of attendee at or in connection with this Event. To the maximum extent permitted by law, You (for Yourself, Your heirs, dependents, personal representatives, assigns, and anyone else who might make a claim on Your behalf or as a result of Your death or injury) hereby release shiftED Academy Inc., and their respective directors, officers, employees, contractors, representatives, agents, successors, and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”), from any and all claims, demands, causes of action, suits, damages, losses, debts, liabilities, costs and expenses (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) that You may have now or in the future associated in any way with the Event or the materials. Except where prohibited by applicable law, shiftED Academy Inc. disclaims any and all direct, special, consequential, incidental, punitive or other indirect damages of any kind whether alleged as a breach of contract or tortious conduct, including negligence, or based on any other cause of action. In no event shall our total liability to you for all damages and losses exceed the amount paid by you for this Event. Registering to attend this Event acknowledges acceptance of these Terms and provisions of registration. These Terms and any dispute arising between You and us shall be governed by the laws of and the courts located in Nova Scotia.

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