Terms of Service
Holder’s Assumption of Risk
Each Holder (individually, a “Holder” and collectively, “Holders”) of a valid badge, ticket, badge or other authorized means of entry (a “Ticket”) to EQUITANA USA (“EQUITANA USA”) assumes all risk incidental to participation in all activities, loss or damage to property at EQUITANA USA.
Holder’s Release and Authorization
Holder hereby: (1) releases EQUITANA USA, Reed Exhibitions, a division of RELX Inc. (“Reed Exhibitions”), Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, their respective affiliates, employees, and agents, and such other parties as Reed Exhibitions advises as additional insureds, in its sole discretion, from any and all liability for loss or damage to persons or property, infringement of any right, or any other claims or courses of action of any kind arising from or relating to Holder’s attendance of, and/or participation in, EQUITANA USA; (2) authorizes and permits EQUITANA USA and Reed Exhibitions and their designees, which include but are not limited to all sponsors, exhibitors and contractors, the use of his/her name, voice, likeness and all reproductions thereof by any means and in all media now and hereafter known for any and all purposes worldwide in perpetuity; (3) agrees to comply with all rules and regulations of EQUITANA USA; (4) acknowledges and agrees that EQUITANA USA and Reed Exhibitions are not responsible for lost or stolen tickets, badges, or personal property.
No Disruptive Behavior
EQUITANA USA and Reed Exhibitions reserve the right to deny entry or remove from EQUITANA USA any person who in their sole and absolute discretion is behaving or threatening to behave in a manner which EQUITANA USA and Reed Exhibitions reasonably consider to be disruptive of EQUITANA USA.
No Resale of Ticket Permitted
The unauthorized resale of the Ticket, attempted resale of the Ticket, or unauthorized transfer of the Ticket to a third-party are strictly prohibited and will constitute a forfeiture of the Ticket without compensation. Each Ticket may only be used by the same Holder. EQUITANA USA’s operating hours, schedules, vendors and speakers are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Each Ticket is a revocable license to attend EQUITANA USA.
All special events are subject to availability and access is not guaranteed and/or may require an additional fee and/or will only be available to designated type of Tickets.
Holder acknowledges that there are hazards and risks of physical injury or illness to attendees of special events and that not all such hazards or risks can be fully eliminated. By accepting this Ticket and attending special events, Holder freely and voluntarily agrees to assume the full risk of bodily injury or property damage, regardless of severity, or death that Holder may sustain as a result of attending special events, whether or not caused by the negligence or gross negligence of special events or Reed Exhibitions.
Individuals under 18
All attendees ages 6 and up will need a Ticket in order to attend EQUITANA USA. All attendees under the age of 6 will need a badge (or other signifier, at Reed Exhibitions’s discretion) in order to enter EQUITANA USA. Such badges (or other signifier) can be obtained at the registration counters. Please note, all individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times at EQUITANA USA. Individuals under the age of 18 must obtain the permission of a parent or legal guardian before sending any information to EQUITANA USA, entering any sweepstakes or contests at EQUITANA USA, posting any information on https://www.salonduchocolatny.com or related websites, or purchasing any goods online related to EQUITANA USA. The submission of information to EQUITANA USA or the purchase and/or use of a Ticket to EQUITANA USA is a representation and confirmation that you are age 18 or over or have obtained the consent of a parent or legal guardian. If you are the parent or legal guardian of an EQUITANA USA attendee that is under the age of 18, it is your responsibility to check the suitability of EQUITANA USA for any individuals in your party regardless of official age restrictions.
Registration Fees for EQUITANA USA are non-refundable and non-transferable and cannot be reproduced, resold or upgraded. EQUITANA USA and Reed Exhibitions reserve the right to cancel EQUITANA USA on limited or no notice, and in the event of such cancellation, Holder will not be entitled to a refund for any and all expenses associated with registration.
In exchange for the opportunity to register and attend EQUITANA USA, I hereby grant to Reed Exhibitions, their employees, agents, and assignees, the absolute and irrevocable right and permission to photograph, film, reproduce, portray and/or otherwise exploit my name, voice, appearance, photograph, image and/or likeness (collectively, “Likeness”) of me at Show, and to use the results and proceeds, without limitation, in materials produced by Reed Exhibitions in any and all media, in perpetuity. I hereby waive any claim to compensation for use of such Likeness. I agree that Reed Exhibitions owns the images and all rights related to them. The images may be used by Reed Exhibitions in any manner or media without notifying me, such as the EQUITANA USA website, publications, promotions, broadcasts, advertisements, and posters, for advertising or other related purposes. I waive any right to inspect or approve the finished images or any printed or electronic matter that may be used with them.
I release Reed Exhibitions and their employees, agents, and assignees, including any firm authorized to publish and/or distribute a finished product containing material produced by Reed Exhibitions, from any claims, causes of action, damages or liability which I may ever have in connection with the use of or relating to my Likeness. I hereby waive any moral rights or “droits moral” I may have in the material produced by Reed Exhibitions and/or my Likeness.
I warrant that I am at least 18 years of age and that I have the right and authority to agree to the terms of this appearance release. I have read this release in full before agreeing to its terms. I understand its content, and I freely accept the terms.
To the extent that I am the parent or guardian of a minor or minors who will be attending the EQUITANA USA with me, I hereby expressly approve and consent to this Visual/Audio/Image Release and waive all obligations and rights which I may have in connection therewith. For good and valuable consideration, I hereby guarantee that the minor or minors shall not at any time disaffirm the Visual/Audio/Image Release by reason of the minor’s or minors’ minority or otherwise and hereby agree to indemnify Reed Exhibitions from any loss arising from any claims made by or on behalf of the minors relating to this Visual/Audio/Image Release.
EQUITANA USA has a ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY for harassment of any kind. If a person engages in harassing behavior, EQUITANA USA staff will take prompt action in any form they deem appropriate in their sole discretion, including expulsion from EQUITANA USA with no refund or compensation. This policy applies to EVERYONE at EQUITANA USA. Exhibitors, attendees, speakers, guests, professionals, press, staff, volunteers and security are all subject to the Anti-Harassment Policy. By using a Ticket and attending EQUITANA USA, Holder acknowledges and agrees that Holder has read and agrees to the EQUITANA USA Anti-Harassment Policy.
I have read, understand and agree to terms and conditions stated herein and agree that these terms shall be construed by and governed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York and that, with respect to any dispute arising from these terms, sole and exclusive jurisdiction and venue shall lie with the state and federal courts located in the County of New York, State of New York.
I authorize Reed Exhibitions, or their designees, to charge the amount specified above to the designated credit card.
Terms and Conditions
- How Your Information Is Used
Since 1995, Reed Exhibitions has been working to develop useful Internet services and web sites that are safe, easy, and respectful of our customers. This web site is maintained by Reed Exhibitions Limited (RX). Our corporate offices are located at Gateway House, 28 The Quadrant, Richmond, Surrey TW9 1DL, United Kingdom. You can also reach us by telephone on +44 (0) 208 910 7910.
- RX defines its customers as follows
- RX defines its customers as follows
- Trade Show visitors
- Trade Show exhibitors
- Conference visitors
- Other individuals with whom RX maintains business relationships or communications
Types of Information Gathered
There are two primary types of information provided by RX customers. The definitions and treatments of these types are as follows:
Financial Information - Payment information gathered during the registration process - including but not limited to, credit card numbers, financial institutions, and expiration dates - is considered Financial. This information is not distributed under any circumstance.
Professional Information - Data that customers provide to RX through various methods of communications with RX is considered professional information that is stored and managed for RX's internal use. Professional information includes, but is not limited to, name, address, company name, company address, phone number, fax number, email address, as well as questions answered on survey or registration forms. Data captured during a customer's visit to an RX web site, as well as during a visit with another RX customer, is also considered professional information and may also be stored for RX's internal use. Professional information may be, upon the consent of RX, shared with other organisations or RX customers for the purpose of facilitating business relationships in our customer's best interests.
RX will accept, acknowledge and maintain any customer's request to opt-out of either future communication from RX or future communication from any third party to whom RX may provide customer information.
RX will accept opt-out requests via the contact details below as follows: