Terms and Conditions

CONFERENCE DISCLAIMER

  1. Conference registration fee:
    The coordinators of the conference have settled on a fixed registration fee for all participants to encourage attendance during the entire conference and to provide the conference financing. The fixed registration fee will be charged regardless of the length of time a participant attends the conference. The fixed registration fee will cover registration, meals as specified in the program, including the After Hours reception and the conference dinners. It will not provide for hotel accommodations, outside recreation, faxes, transportation, food outside the conference, conference photography or any other personal expenses.
  2. Guest / Accompanying Persons:
    Accompanying persons need to register separately and are charged a catering and excursion fee under the same conditions as participants. See #1. Accompanying persons are not permitted to attend conference lectures nor discussion groups. Accompanying persons must be tied to a regular attendee registration. Vendor registrations may not have accompanying guests.
  3. Donations:
    All participants of the conference are able to add an additional monetary donation to The Cause4Cause campaign. Please note that institutional accounts, p-cards or other credit cards issues from a state agency can not be used for donations. You must use a personal account or credit card for all donations.
  4. Cancellation:
    Registration fees paid for the original date of November 1-3, 2011 can be cancelled by the participant before October 15, 2011. Those participants need to notify the conference by phone before October 15 2011. There will be no refunds issued for registrations after October 15, 2011.
  5. Changes to your registration:
    You can make changes to your registration online anytime before October 15, 2011.
  6. Security
    The information for all registrations placed on our site is encrypted using SSL technology.

WEBSITE DISCLAIMER

UNC Cause takes your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy.

What This Privacy Policy Covers

This policy covers how UNC Cause treats personal information that UNC Cause collects and receives, including information related to your past use of UNC Cause products and services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that UNC Cause does not own or control, or to people that UNC Cause does not employ or manage.

Information Collection and Use

General

UNC Cause collects personal information when you register with UNC Cause, when you use UNC Cause products or services, when you visit UNC Cause pages or the pages of certain UNC Cause partners, and when you enter promotions or sweepstakes. UNC Cause may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or other companies.

When you register we ask for basic information such as your name, email address, mailing address, zip code, occupation, and personal interests. Once you register with UNC Cause and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us.

UNC Cause automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, UNC Cause cookie information, and the page you request.

UNC Cause uses information for the following general purposes: to customize the content you see, fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide reporting for internal and external clients.

Children

UNC Cause will not contact children under age 18 about special offers or for marketing purposes without a parent's permission.

UNC Cause does not ask a child under age 18 for more personal information, as a condition of participation, than is reasonably necessary to participate in a given activity or promotion.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

UNC Cause does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products or services you've requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:

We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with UNC Cause under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help UNC Cause communicate with you about offers from UNC Cause and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information.

We have a parent's permission to share the information if the user is a child under age 13. Parents have the option of allowing UNC Cause to collect and use their child's information without consenting to UNC Cause sharing of this information with people and companies who may use this information for their own purposes;

We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;

We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of UNC Cause's terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.

We transfer information about you if UNC Cause is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, UNC Cause will notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

UNC Cause does not provide any personal information to the advertiser when you interact with or view a targeted ad. However, by interacting with or viewing an ad you are consenting to the possibility that the advertiser will make the assumption that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad.

UNC Cause advertisers include financial service providers (such as banks, insurance agents, stock brokers and mortgage lenders) and non-financial companies (such as stores, airlines, and software companies).

Cookies

UNC Cause may set and access UNC Cause cookies on your computer.

UNC Cause lets other companies that show advertisements on some of our pages set and access their cookies on your computer. Other companies' use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this one. Advertisers or other companies do not have access to UNC Cause's cookies.

UNC Cause uses web beacons to access UNC Cause cookies inside and outside our network of web sites and in connection with UNC Cause products and services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

UNC Cause may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your UNC Cause account or by placing a prominent notice on our site.

Questions and Suggestions

If you have questions or suggestions, you can contact us at:

UNC Cause: causehelp@lists.ncsu.edu

Conditions of Use

  1. Trademarks
    The logo service marks, trademarks, and/or trade dress of UNC Cause and its affiliates are owned exclusively by UNC Cause

    All other trademarks, product names and company names or logos cited herein are the property of their respective owners.

  2. Copyrights
    The contents of this web site are subject to and protected by: Copyright © 2011 UNC Cause ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  3. Limits on Use
    This web site is owned and operated by UNC Cause and is for the user's personal, noncommercial use. User may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell in any way any information, documents, graphics, software, products or services ("Materials") obtained from this web site, except that user may view the web site content in its present form and user may download on any single computer one (1) copy of the materials for personal, noncommercial home use, provided user keeps intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. The use of any materials on any other web site or networked computer environment is prohibited. User recognizes that unauthorized use of web site content may subject user to civil or criminal liability.
  4. Disclaimer of Warranties
    THE MATERIALS PUBLISHED ON THIS WEB SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. UNC CAUSE DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. YOU (AND NOT UNC CAUSE) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

    UNC CAUSE DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN ITS WEB SITE MATERIALS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

    UNC CAUSE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THIS WEB SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, UNC CAUSE HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE MATERIALS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.

  5. Limitation of Liability
    IN NO EVENT SHALL UNC CAUSE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE, OR FOR THE MATERIALS OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF UNC CAUSE AND/OR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/ JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
  6. Choice of Laws/Venues
    User agrees that any disputes involving this web site shall be adjudicated to any federal or state court located in Boone, NC. User agrees to submit to jurisdiction and venue in any state or federal court in Boone, NC.
  7. Agent for Notice
    UNC Cause: causehelp@lists.ncsu.edu
  8. Web Gathered Information
    • For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes no information regarding the domain or e-mail address.
    • We collect no information on consumers who browse our Web page.
    • The information we collect is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.
    • With respect to cookies: We use cookies to record session information, such as items that consumers add to their shopping cart, but not to identify a consumer on subsequent visits.
    • If you supply us with your postal address on-line you will only receive the information for which you provided us your address.
    • Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers on-line will only receive telephone contact from us with information regarding orders they have placed on-line.
    • We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.
    • With respect to security: When we transfer and receive certain types of sensitive information, such as financial information, we use or redirect visitors to a secure server.
    • If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at the above address or email address.