TERMS AND CONDITIONS

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS THROUGH USE

By using the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website, you signify your knowledge and acceptance of all terms set forth below (the “Terms of Use”), as well as the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, please do not use the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website. We reserve the right, at our discretion and without prior notice, to revise the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Please check the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website following the posting of any changes to the Terms of Use or Privacy Policy constitutes acceptance of those changes.

In consideration of your use of the Service, you represent that you are of legal age and capacity to form a binding contract, and that the information you provide is true accurate, current and complete.

SITE CONTENT

All materials contained in the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website, including without limitation all images, text, software, illustrations, designs, logos, icons, video and audio content, products and services available on or through the site, and other materials and items, as well as each site as a whole (collectively the “Content”), are owned, controlled and/or licensed by Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce. The Contents are protected by trademark, trade dress, copyright, and/or other intellectual property rights of Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce or third-party licensors against any unauthorized uses not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use. All worldwide rights, titles and interests in and to the Contents are owned by Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce or third party licensors.

The Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website and the Contents are intended solely for your personal informational use. You may copy or download the Contents for your personal use only, provided that (i) you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices, (ii) you make no modifications to any Contents, (iii) you do not use any Contents materials in a manner that suggests an association with any Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce facility, event, product, service, or brand, and (iv) you do not download quantities of Contents to a database that can be used to avoid future downloads from any Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website. Otherwise, you may not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of, or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of the Contents, the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website, or any related software without Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce’s prior written consent. Any use of the Contents on any non-Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website or computer environment is strictly prohibited. In the event you download software from any Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website, the software, including any files, images, or data accompanying, incorporated in or generated by the software (collectively, the “Software”), are licensed to you for your personal, non-commercial use only. We do not transfer title to the Software or any other materials on the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website to you. You may not redistribute, sell, de-compile, reverse engineer, disassemble, modify, or otherwise reduce the Software to a human-readable form.

LAWFUL USE

You agree to use the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website and the Contents for lawful purposes only. For example, you agree not to post on or transmit through the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website any material which: violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others; is threatening, abusive or harassing; is defamatory; is invasive of privacy or publicity rights; is obscene or otherwise objectionable; or encourages conduct that would violate any law or give rise to civil or criminal liability. You agree to abide by the Terms of Use and any additional terms or conditions imposed by Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce or any third-party content providers in connection with the Contents or any other third-party content, software or services available on or through any Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website. You agree not to use the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website as to damage, disable, overburden or impair the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website. You also agree not to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website.

DISCLAIMER

YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR ANY USE OF THE VENEZUELAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENTS, WHICH ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS FOR YOUR PERSONAL, NON-COMMERCIAL USE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINFRINGEMENT, AND SECURITY OR CONFIDENTIALITY OF USE OR INFORMATION. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING THE VENEZUELAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENTS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE AVAILABILITY OF THE VENEZUELAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WEBSITE, ANY CORRECTIVE EFFORTS FOR ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS ON OR IN THE SITE, THE ABSENCE OF ANY VIRUSES, BUGS OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENTS. COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ANY SERVICEING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION ASSOCIATED IN ANY WAY WITH ANY USE OF THE VENEZUELAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENTS ARE YOUR SOLE RESPONSIBILITY.

Goods or services neither manufactured nor rendered by Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce are the sole responsibility of the manufacturer or provider of those goods or services. We disclaim all warranties and responsibility for those goods and services. The Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website may contain links to websites controlled by parties other than Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce. Those links are provided for your convenience only; we disclaim all warranties and responsibility for those websites, and for the accuracy, availability, or completeness of any content found on those websites. We make no representations or warranties as to the security of any information (including without limitation credit card and other personal information) you might be requested to give any third party, and you hereby irrevocably waive any claim against Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce with respect to such site and third-party content.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL VENEZUELAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SPONSORS, OR PROMOTIONAL PARTNERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT LOSS, DAMAGE (WHETHER PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL), INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY OR OTHER CAUSE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM OR IN ANY WAY ASSOCIATED WITH THE VENEZUELAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WEBSITE, THE CONTENTS, ANY LINKED SITE, OR ANY USE THEREOF. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY ANY APPLICABLE LAW AND WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF VENEZUELAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

CREDIT CARDS

The Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce takes the issue of your privacy seriously. We reveal only the last four digits of your credit card numbers when confirming an order. Of course, we transmit the entire credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during order processing. Otherwise, we do not share your credit card information with anyone else. To protect the security of your credit card information, we employ the industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology. For more information, please read our Privacy Policy.

INTERNATIONAL USE

The Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce makes no representation that the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website or the Contents are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States. If you access the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website or Contents from a location other than the United States, you are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws, including without limitation any import and export regulations.

CHOICE OF LAW AND FORUM

These Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, USA, excluding its conflicts of law rules. You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or action arising from or relating in any way to these Terms of Use, the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website and Contents, or your use thereof shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Miami-Dade county in the State of Florida. You also agree and submit to the exercise of personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action, and consent to extra-territorial service of process. This Agreement shall be interpreted according to its express terms, with no presumptions against the drafting party.

SUBMISSIONS

We are pleased to hear from our visitors and welcome your comments regarding our products and services. Unfortunately, however, our company policy does not allow us to accept or consider creative or original ideas, suggestions, or materials other than those that we have specifically requested. We hope you will understand that the intent of this policy is to avoid the possibility of misunderstandings when projects developed by our professional staff might seem to others to be similar to their own creative work. Please do not send us any unsolicited materials such as ideas, artwork or photos. While we do value your feedback on our services and products, we request that you be specific in your comments on those services and products, and not submit any creative ideas, suggestions, or materials (unless specifically requested by us).

If, at our request, you send certain submissions (such as postings to chat boards, or contest entries) or, despite our request, you send us creative suggestions, ideas, notes, drawings, concepts, or other information (collectively, the “Submissions”), the Submissions shall be deemed, and shall remain, our property. No Submission shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on our part and we shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submissions. Without limitation of the foregoing, we shall exclusively own all now-known or hereafter existing rights to the Submissions of every kind and nature throughout the universe and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation to the provider of the Submissions.

By posting or submitting content to this site, you (1) grant Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce and its affiliates and licensees the right to use, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, distribute, have distributed, and promote the content in any form, anywhere and for any purpose; and (2) warrant and represent that public posting and use of that content by Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.

RISK OF LOSS

All items purchased from any Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items passes to you upon our delivery of the product to the carrier.

INDEMNIFICATION

Upon request by Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce and its subsidiary and other affiliated companies, and their employees, contractors, officers, and directors from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney’s fees, that arise from your violation of this Agreement or your use of any Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website other than as permitted herein. Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce in asserting any available defenses.

SEVERABILITY AND INTEGRATION

Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce with respect to the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written, or electronic) between you and Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce with respect to the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce website. If any part of these Terms of Use is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

REFUND POLICY 

Membership

The Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce (VACC) provides NO refunds on membership dues.

Events

Full refund of payment will be made if a 72 hour cancellation to the event date is made by the member to the VACC.

If the member cancels after the 72 hours the member’s payment is nonrefundable.

Full refund for payments on VACC events will be made to the registrant by the VACC if an event is cancelled by the Chamber due to circumstances beyond their control.

TERMINATION

Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access and license to all or part of this site, with or without notice.

 

Privacy Policy

Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce

The Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber) takes your privacy very seriously. This Privacy Policy describes how we treat the information we collect when you (the User) visit and use the features of our Web site (www.venezuelanchamber.org).

 

COLLECTION of PERSONAL INFORMATION

The Chamber does not collect personal information for visitors browsing our Web site. The Chamber may collect personal information for visitors who choose to create an account, register for an event, post an event to the community calendar, purchase a chamber product, utilize our online action alert system, utilize our online job system or opt-in to receive our email communications. In these cases, the Chamber will collect personal information including but not limited to: your name, email, phone, company name and address.

 

SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION

The Chamber may also share your personal information with our third party Web site administrators (only for the purpose of serving you) and as required by law.

 

USE of AGGREGATE INFORMATION

The Chamber collects and shares aggregated information about our members and Web site visitors with our partners and advertisers. This information does not identify individuals, and is used to provide our partners and advertisers with information about the volume and activities of visitors to our Web site.

 

ONLINE TRANSACTIONS

The Chamber will collect credit card information from visitors choosing to register for an event or purchase a product from the Chamber Web site. All transactions are processed through our secure online payment system. The Chamber uses an outside credit card processing company to collect payment for online transactions made on our Web site. This company does not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any other purpose. The Chamber will use your credit card information for billing purposes only and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use the contact information you provided to contact you.

 

SENSITIVE INFORMATION

All personal information described above is stored on restricted database servers. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

 

NEWSLETTERS and LISTSERVS

The Chamber distributes several online newsletters and listserv mailings each week via email. Visitors to our Web site can subscribe to our newsletters and listserv. When you opt-in to receive communications from the Chamber, we will collect your personal information (including but not limited to your name and email address) for the purpose of delivering these communications to you. Participation in these communications is voluntary, and you may choose to unsubscribe at anytime.

 

SURVEYS, POLLS & CONTESTS

On occasion, the Chamber may provide the opportunity to participate in surveys, polls or contests on our Web site. If you participate, we may request certain personally identifiable information from you. Participation in these surveys or polls is voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose your personal information.

 

SHARING of this WEBSITE

The Chamber allows you to email pages of our Web site to a friend. If you choose to use our Email this Page to a Friend feature, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. The Chamber will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit our Web site. The Chamber stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and for tracking the success this referral feature.

 

DATA TRACKING

The Chamber makes use of browser “cookies.” Cookies are small text files placed on your computer’s hard disk by our server. They allow us to quickly check your status as a member or subscriber to better serve you on our Web site. The Chamber will never use cookies to retrieve information from a computer that is unrelated to our site or services. If you wish to disable these cookies, the help portion of the tool bar on most browsers will tell you how do that. If you set your browser to disable cookies, however, you may not be able to access certain aspects of the Chamber Web site. The Chamber may also use log files including but not limited to internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp and clickstream data. Log files are used to administer the site, track users’ movements around the site and analyze trends about the usage of our Web site. Log files do not identify individual users. The Chamber may also use embedded images in emails to track the open rates for our mailings, so that we can tell which mailings appeal most to Chamber members and subscribers.

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Public comments submitted to venezuelanchamber.org are subject to review by the Chamber prior to posting. The Chamber reserves the right to monitor and withhold comments that include personal, offensive or potentially libelous language, materials or links. Comments may be edited for spelling errors and for clarity before posting and without notification. In compliance with federal and state laws, the Chamber will not post any material that is protected by copyright or any other intellectual property rights unless you are the owner of those rights, or you have permission to publish that material. Offenders of these rules will be excluded from future participation.

 

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

The Chamber provides links allowing you to access third party Web sites. The Chamber is not responsible for the content that appears on those sites and does not endorse these sites. Please consult those sites’ individual privacy policies in order to determine how they treat user information.

MODIFICATION TO THIS POLICY

The Chamber may revise or amend this policy at any time at our sole discretion. All changes will be posted to this Page. We encourage users to visit this page periodically to review our current policy.

 

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this policy or our site in general, please contact us at info@venezuelanchamber.org

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