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​Terms & Conditions

These are the terms (the “Agreement”) governing your attendance at and participation in any DEO Dental Group Event (the “Event” or the “DEO Dental Group Event”). By registering for the Event you agree to these terms, which form a binding legal contract between DEO Dental Group. (“DEO Dental Group”) and the registered attendee or participant (“you”). If you are registering on behalf of another individual, it is your responsibility to ensure the person attending is aware of these terms and accepts them. By completing the registration on behalf of another individual you are warranting that you have made the attendee or participant aware of these terms and that they have accepted these terms.

1 Attendee Requirements

1.1 Admittance.
Your registration entitles you to admittance to the Event for which you have registered. Any and all other costs associated with your attendance (including without limitation travel and accommodation expenses) shall be borne solely by you, and DEO Dental Group shall have no liability for such costs.

1.2 Use of Likeness. 
By attending the Event you acknowledge and agree to grant DEO Dental Group the right at the Event to record, film, photograph, or capture your likeness in any media now available or hereafter developed and to distribute, broadcast, use, or otherwise globally to disseminate, in perpetuity, such media without any further approval from you or any payment to you. This grant to DEO Dental Group includes, but is not limited to, the right to edit such media, the right to use the media alone or together with other information, and the right to allow others to use or disseminate the media.

1.3 Event Content
You acknowledge and agree that DEO Dental Group, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to change any and all aspects of the Event, including but not limited to, the Event name, themes, content, program, speakers, performers, hosts, moderators, venue, and time.

1.4 Age Requirements
No one under the age of 18, including children in strollers accompanying their parents, will be admitted.

1.5 Identification
All attendees must provide a legal form of identification: one government-issued photo ID 

1.6 Attendee Badge Usage
 Attendee badges must be worn at all times in Event areas.

1.7 Visa Requirements
 It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to take care of any government visa requirements. Attendees who require an entry visa should allow sufficient time for the application procedure. Attendees should contact the nearest embassy or consulate to determine the appropriate timing of their visa applications. DEO Dental Group will not contact embassies and consulates on behalf of visa applicants or provide any other assistance relating to visa issues. Failure to obtain a visa in advance of an Event does not constitute a valid basis for obtaining a refund.
2 Prohibited Conduct

2.1 Limitations on Use
By registering for a complimentary DEO Dental Group Events pass you agree not to sell, trade, transfer, or share your complimentary codeor badge. By registering for a paid DEO Dental Group Pass, you agree not to share, sell or trade your badge. In the event that DEO Dental Group determines that you have violated this policy, DEO Dental Group may cancel your badge(s), retain any payments made by you, report you to law enforcement authorities, and ban you from future DEO Dental Group Events.

2.2 Disruptive Conduct
You acknowledge and agree that DEO Dental Group reserves the right to remove you from the Event if DEO Dental Group, in its sole discretion, determines that your presence or behavior create a disruption or hinder the Event or the enjoyment of the Event by other attendees. All DEO Dental Group badges are the property of DEO Dental Group and must be returned to DEO Dental Group upon request.

2.3 Badge Misuse
Attendees wearing badges from previous DEO Dental Group Events or falsified badges and/or sharing or swapping badges will be immediately ejected from the Event and banned from future Events. DEO Dental Group considers such conduct theft of service, trespassing, and fraud and will report violators to law enforcement authorities. If such conduct is discovered after an Event, violators will be invoiced according to onsite registration pricing and will be required to pay their invoice in full in order to avoid being reported to law enforcement authorities.

2.4 Suitcasing
“Suitcasing” refers to the practice of attending a trade show but “working the aisles” from a suitcase or briefcase, soliciting business from other attendees and exhibitors. For the good of the show and the exhibitors supporting the show, the only legitimate place to conduct business during show hours is within a contracted exhibit space on the show floor. Exhibiting companies are encouraged to protect their investment and report any violations to DEO Dental Group management. Attendees observed soliciting business in the aisles or other public spaces, or in another company’s booth, will be ejected from the Event and may be banned from future events in DEO Dental Group's sole discretion.

2.5 Photography, Recording, Live Streaming, and Videotaping.
Attendees may not record or broadcast audio or video of sessions at DEO Dental Group Events for monetary gain. Affiliate Summit allows cameras on the show floor. Attendees may take pictures within the show for purposes of company or annual reports, company media pieces, marketing materials, etc.

2.6 Unethical/Non-Compliant Marketing
DEO Dental Group reserves the right to deny admission to anyone who engages in or is reputed to engage in unethical or non-compliant marketing practices.

2.7 In addition to the requirements and prohibitions set forth in this Section 2, DEO Dental Group may also exclude any prospective attendee from registering for or attending any Event, in DEO Dental Group's sole discretion. Furthermore, DEO Dental Group reserves the right to cancel, in its sole discretion, any attendee’s registration upon refund of the admission fees paid to DEO Dental Group; provided, however, that if an attendee is cancelled for violating any prohibition or requirement set forth in this Section 2, DEO Dental Group may retain all fees paid.
3 Fees 

3.1 Payment
The payment of the applicable fees for the Event is due upon registration. If such payment is insufficient or declined for any reason DEO Dental Group may refuse to admit you to the Event and shall have no liability in that regard.

3.2 Taxes 
The fees may be subject sales tax, value added tax, or other taxes and duties which, if applicable, will be charged to you in addition to the fees.

4 Cancellation, Cancellation Insurance, Substitution, and Lost Badge Policy

4.1 Cancellation of Registration

All cancellations and requests for refunds MUST be submitted in writing by the deadlines listed within this policy. Telephone and fax requests WILL NOT be honored. 

Send Email to: Jacob Puhl 

[email protected]

All refunds will be sent four to six weeks after the Event has concluded. Refund requests will be processed based on the following 

Cancellation Schedule:

Emails received more than sixty (60) calendar days prior to arrival will receive a 100% refund.

Emails received less than sixty (60) days before the meeting and thirty (30) days prior to the meeting will receive a 75% refund.

Emails postmarked less than Thirty (30) calendar days prior to arrival will not receive a refund.

4.2 Substitution and Change Policy. Attendee changes or substitutions may be made to any attendee registration until the first date of the Event for a $25.00 administrative service charge. Substitutions or changes done on site after the Event has commenced will be subject to a $50 administrative service charge. However, once you have received your badge on site, it cannot be changed, substituted, or reissued to a different person.

5 Lost Badge Policy - Registration Confirmation, Affiliate Summit Updates, FeedFront Magazine and eSocial Networking Platform

If your badge is lost, a replacement will only be issued at the current onsite rate.

5.1 Once you have completed your registration, you will receive your registration confirmation by email. Please ensure that your valid email is entered correctly on the registration form. Be sure to check your junk email box to in case any of your DEO Dental Group email(s) are caught by spam filters.

5.2 You will receive essential information for registered attendees electronically at the email address and mailing address that provided on your registration form.

5.3 In addition, you will also begin to receive the DEO Dental Group weekly email newsletter, if you were not previously on our mailing list. You may also be added to the a event app where you can connect with other attendees prior to the event and request onsite meetings.

5.4 If you would like to opt-out of any of these benefits, please let us know.

6 Privacy Policy

DEO Dental Group owns and operates DEO Dental Group Events and is committed to protecting the privacy of its attendees. DEO Dental Group does not rent, share, or sell your contact information or other personal information to any third parties. 

7 Intellectual Property

7.1 All intellectual property rights in and to the Event, the Event content, and all materials distributed at or in connection with the Event are owned by DEO Dental Group. You may not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce any trademarks (including without limitation “DEO Dental Group”, “The Summit”, “DEO” and “Swimming with The Sharks”) or other trade names appearing at the Event, in any Event content or in any materials distributed at or in connection with the Event for any reason without the prior written permission of DEO Dental Group.

7.2 For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to vest in you any legal or beneficial right in or to any trademarks or other intellectual property rights owned or used under license by DEO Dental Group or any of its affiliates; nor does this Agreement grant to you any right or license to any other intellectual property rights of DEO Dental Group or its affiliates, all of which shall at all times remain the exclusive property of DEO Dental Group and its affiliates.

8 Disclaimer Of Warranties, Limitation Of Liability

8.1 DEO Dental Group gives no warranties in respect of any aspect of the Event or any materials related thereto or offered at the Event and, to the fullest extent possible under the laws governing this Agreement, disclaims all implied warranties, including but not limited to warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, timeliness, and merchantability. The Event is provided on an “as-is” basis. Neither DEO Dental Group nor its affiliates accept any responsibility or liability for reliance by you or any person on any aspect of the Event or any information provided at the Event.

8.2 Except as required by law, neither DEO Dental Group nor its affiliates shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential costs, damages or losses arising directly or indirectly from the Event or other aspect related thereto or in connection with this Agreement.

8.3 The maximum aggregate liability of DEO Dental Group for any claim in any way connected with, or arising from, the Event or this Agreement, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise (including any negligent act or omission), shall be limited to the amount paid by you to DEO Dental Group under this Agreement.

9 Miscellaneous 

DEO Dental Group failure to exercise any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder. DEO Dental Group shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond DEO Dental Group's reasonable control. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that this Agreement shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. This Agreement is not assignable, transferable or sub-licensable by you except with DEO Dental Group's prior written consent. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Oregon and the parties shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Oregon courts. A party that substantially prevails in an action brought under this Agreement is entitled to recover from the other party its reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs. Both parties agree that this Agreement is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of this Agreement, and that all modifications must be in a writing signed by both parties, except as otherwise provided herein. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this Agreement and you acknowledge that you do not have any authority of any kind to bind DEO Dental Group in any respect whatsoever.