Policies & Liability Statement | Advance Podiatry

Policies & Liability Statement

Advance by Podiatry Today™ Disclaimer

Advance by Podiatry Today™, its contractors, and attending news media may be photographing or videotaping scientific sessions and events at the meeting. By attending Advance by Podiatry Today™, attendees acknowledge these activities and agree to allow their image to be used by Advance by Podiatry Today™ in association publications, on the Advance by Podiatry Today™ website, and in marketing and promotional materials. Attendees at Advance by Podiatry Today™ waive all claims against Advance by Podiatry Today™ for any liability resulting from these uses.

This program schedule is subject to change. We encourage you to visit our event website two weeks before the conference starts for any changes to the schedule.

 

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests must be received in writing and postmarked by August 4, 2017. Cancellations will be honored in the form of a full refund, minus a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be issued after August 4, 2017 – without exception. If you do not cancel or do not attend, you are still responsible for full payment. Registrations are transferable at any time.

 

Children

Under no circumstances will children under the age of 18 be allowed in the exhibit hall or educational session rooms at any time.

 

Industry-Supported Symposia (ISS) Disclaimer

Please note that because ISS programs are supported by industry grants or sponsorships, the producers of Advance by Podiatry Today™ along with the sponsoring company reserve the right to restrict these sessions to non-competitive industry clinicians only. If you are deemed to be a representative from a competitive company, your registration to an ISS program can be cancelled at any time.

 

Session Seating

Seating is limited for all session rooms and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Liability Statement

Definitions:

HMP Communications, LLC is the owner of Advance by Podiatry Today™. HMP Communications, LLC and Advance by Podiatry Today™ are known collectively in this Statement as Advance by Podiatry Today™.

I agree and acknowledge that I am undertaking participation in Advance by Podiatry Today™ events and activities as my own free and intentional act, and I am fully aware that possible physical injury might occur to me as a result of my participation in these events. I give this acknowledgement freely and knowingly and that I am, as a result, able to participate in Advance by Podiatry Today™ events, and I do hereby assume responsibility for my own well-being and safety.

Advance by Podiatry Today™ plans to take photographs and video material at the event and reproduce them in Advance by Podiatry Today™ educational, news or promotional material, whether in print, electronic or other media, including the websites. By participating in Advance by Podiatry Today™ group events, you grant Advance by Podiatry Today™ the right to use your name, photograph and biography for such purposes. All postings become the property of Advance by Podiatry Today™. Postings may be displayed, distributed or used by Advance by Podiatry Today™ for any purpose. 

Furthermore, I acknowledge Advance by Podiatry Today™’s right to crop, splice, treat and edit any photographs taken of me are at the Advance by Podiatry Today™'s sole discretion. I waive my right to inspect or approve the finished product, now and in the future, whether that use is known or unknown to me.

I hereby agree to release, defend, and hold harmless Advance by Podiatry Today™ and its agents or employees, including any company publishing and/or distributing the finished product in whole or in part, from and against any claims, damages or liability arising from or related to the use of the photographs, including but not limited to any misuse, distortion, blurring, alteration, optical illusion, or in the taking, processing, reduction or production of the finished product, its publication or distribution. 

 

Copyright notice

Companies that submit artwork or upload or link any material (including but not limited to images, text, documents and/or video files) to the website are solely responsible for the content of such material and for gaining required permissions under copyright, trademark, trade secret or other applicable law for the use of such material. (Caution: Many websites purchase artwork from stock photo suppliers for the expressed website use or from hired photographers who have only supplied one-time rights.) By submitting any such material, the submitting company represents and agrees that (i) it has obtained the necessary permissions referenced above, (ii) any such material is not likely to defame and does not invade the privacy of any person, and (iii) it will defend, indemnify and hold harmless Advance by Podiatry Today™, its affiliates and their respective directors, employees and agents (including, without limitation, its publishing partner or any agent acting on its behalf) from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) resulting from the submitting company's breach of the obligations set forth in this paragraph. 

 

Acceptance

By registering for and attending Advance by Podiatry Today™ group events, I hereby agree that I accept the terms stated above and indemnify and hold harmless Advance by Podiatry Today™, its affiliates and their respective directors, employees and agents (including, without limitation, any agent acting on its behalf) from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) resulting from attendance at Advance by Podiatry Today™ events.