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TERMS & CONDITIONS

General

This agreement sets forth the terms and conditions which apply to the use by you of the services offered by the BizVenture World Wide Web site (the "Service"), which is operated by Young Entrepreneurs Society, Inc. ("YES"), including postings on the calendar of events, business directory and advertising sections (the "Interactive Areas"). Additional terms and conditions of use applicable to specific areas of the Service may also be posted in such areas and, together with this agreement, govern your use of those areas. This agreement, together with any such additional terms and conditions, are referred to as this "Agreement." YES reserves the right, in its discretion, to change or modify all or any part of this Agreement at any time, effective immediately upon notice published on the Service. Your continued use of the Service constitutes your binding acceptance of these terms and conditions, including any changes or modifications made by YES as permitted above. You agree to review the terms and conditions of this Agreement periodically to be aware of such revisions. If at any time the terms and conditions of this Agreement are no longer acceptable to you, you should immediately cease all use of the Service. The right to use the Service is personal to you and is not transferable to any other person or entity. Use of this Service is void where prohibited. You represent and warrant that you are 13 years of age or older and that your use of the Service shall not violate any applicable law or regulation. Your postings and information may be deleted without warning if it is found that you are misrepresenting your age. Your use of this Service is solely for your personal use, and you shall not authorize others to use your account, including your profile, email address and certain password-protected services. You are solely responsible for all Content published or displayed through your account, including any email messages, and your interactions with other members. If you register for access to certain password-protected services on the Service, you shall be responsible for protecting the confidentiality of your user name and password.

Use of Content
You acknowledge that the Service contains information, text, software, photographs, music, audio and video clips, graphics, links and other material (collectively, the "Content") that are protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights of YES or third parties. All Content on the Service is copyrighted as a collective work of YES pursuant to applicable copyright law. YES owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such Content, as well as in the content original to it. You agree to comply with any additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any Content available on or accessed through the Service. Users of the Service may use the Content only for their personal, noncommercial use. Nothing on this Service should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on this Service without the prior written permission of the applicable trademark holder specific for each such use. The trademarks may not be used to disparage YES, the applicable third-party or the products or services of such parties, nor shall they be used in any manner that may damage any goodwill in the trademarks. Use of any trademarks as part of a link to or from any site is prohibited unless establishment of such a link is approved in advance by YES in writing. All goodwill generated from the use of any Society trademark inures to its benefit. You may not modify, publish, transmit, transfer or sell, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit any of the Content, in whole or in part, except as expressly permitted in this Agreement. You may post on the Service any Content owned by you (such as your original statements), Content for which you have received express permission from the owner and Content in the public domain. You assume all risk and responsibility for determining whether any Content is in the public domain. You grant to YES the right to edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use in any medium any Content that you place on the Service without compensation to you. You represent and warrant that you are authorized to grant all rights set forth in the preceding sentence. You may download or copy the Content only for your own personal use, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such Content. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted materials. You shall not store electronically any significant portion of any Content. Except as expressly permitted by the copyright laws, no copying, hosting, storage, redistribution or publication of any Content is permitted without the express permission of YES or the owners of such Content or their authorized persons, if other than YES. You may download from the Service any Content in the public domain for your own personal use or for non-commercial redistribution. YES may, at its discretion, post and thereby make public submitted content, such as your BizIdea, BizPlan, BizDirectory listings, Odd Job Squad listings. The copyright and ownership of submitted content is retained wholly by you and its collection and display by YES does not a claim of copyright or ownership by YES. You accept that such submitted content may enter the public domain and that you alone are responsible for its protection and use in the public domain.

Rules of Conduct
You may the Service to solicit users to participate in the Service. You may not (i) select or use a member name, e-mail address or any other information attributed to another person or entity with the intention of impersonating or misrepresenting your affiliation with that person or entity; (ii) use a member name or e-mail address without that person’s authorization; (iii) use a member name in violation of the intellectual property rights of any person; or (iv) use a member name that YES considers to be offensive. You may not post, upload, email, transmit, post external links or otherwise make available on the Service any Content which (a) is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, harassing, threatening, invasive of others’ privacy, tortuous, hateful or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable, (b) contains viruses or other contaminating or destructive features, or (c) otherwise violates any applicable law, regulation or rule, promotes any act of cruelty to animals, or harms minors in any way. You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on the Service any Content protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights without the express written permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right and the burden of determining that any such Content is not protected by copyright rests with you. You shall be solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyrights, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission. By submitting Content to any public area of the Service, you automatically grant, or warrant that the owner of such material has expressly granted YES the royalty free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, edit and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and / or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material. You also permit any other user to access, view, store or reproduce the Content for their personal use. Additionally, you are instructed to notify YES promptly in the event that you believe that any such Content infringes a third party copyright. You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on the Service any Content you do not have a right to make available under contractual or fiduciary relationships. You shall not: (i) upload, post or otherwise make available on the Service any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,“ “spam,“ “chain letters,“ “pyramid schemes,“ or any other form of solicitation, except in such areas that are designated for such purpose; (ii) submit a publication of user developed software (“Publication“) that functions as an abusable open resource or that violates the terms of service or use of a third party, including, but not limited to, an open newsserver, an unsecured mail relay or a smurf amplifier; or (iii) submit a Publication that contains viruses, trojan horses, trap doors, back doors, easter eggs, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data, network or personal information.


PRIVACY POLICY

General
Young Entrepreneurs YES, Inc. ("YES") has established this privacy policy to explain to you how your information is protected, collected and used. This policy may be updated by YES from time to time. YES will provide you notice of materially significant changes to this privacy policy by posting notice on its BizVenture.org World Wide Website.

Information Collection. Enrollment Information.
YES collects information when users register for password-protected services. To set up an account with YES, you will need to provide certain contact information, such as your name, age, mailing address, email address, phone number, username, and password. This information will also allow YES to contact you for certain reasons, such as informing you about its sponsored activities. You may opt out of receiving these messages by providing YES with written notice of your preference to opt out of receiving some or all such messages. 

Use of Non-Personally Identifiable Information.
YES may also provide aggregated, non-personally identifiable information about users to third parties for audit and statistical purposes. Because aggregated data is not associated with any particular person, these third parties will not have access to any personally identifiable information about users.


CONSENT

General
You hereby grant permission for you/your child to participate in any and all Young Entrepreneurs Society, Inc. (YES) program activities. You accept that times and places of these activities may vary. You grant permission to the staff and to any other adult, volunteer or otherwise, to administer any emergency first aid treatment that you/your child may require. Furthermore, you grant permission to the forgoing person to select a hospital and/or physician for you/your child to secure any emergency medical treatment that you/your child may require.

Disclosure
This program involves a variety of activities. There is a risk that must be assumed by each participant that she or he may suffer an emotional or physical injury as a result of his/her participation. The level of participation in these activities is, at all times, completely up to the participant. However, you also understand that if you/your child cannot control your/their behavior, the staff will exercise whatever nonviolent means necessary to control the situation to insure the safety of yourself/your child and all other program participants. You accept responsibility for requesting and understanding the particular details involved with these activities.

Release of Liability
You understand that these activities may be physically or emotionally demanding. You affirm that your/your child's health is good, and that you/your child is/is not under a physician's care for any undisclosed conditions that bears upon you/your child's fitness to participate in said activities. You recognize the inherent risk of injury or disability in said activities and that each participant must assume the risk of emotional or physical injury that could result from these activities. You release YES and its partnering agencies, employees, sponsors, volunteers, vendors, and boards of directors from any and all liability for any injury to me/my child resulting from my/their participation in YES-sponsored activities.

Media Release
You provide permission for YES and its partnering agencies to use, reproduce, electronically publish and display you/your child's name, photograph, and any information provided by you/your son/your daughter in all media including, but not limited to, newspapers, magazines, television, radio, and internet web sites. You understand that this media will be accessible throughout the world and that stories including you/your child may appear in written, video, and electronic form. You release YES, its agents and employees from any claims of infringement, invasion of privacy, defamation or misappropriation arising from the use of the information provided by you/your child in the permitted manner.

Certification
By resistering for the BizVenture Series you certify that, to the best of your knowledge, the information you have provided is true and correct. By clicking the 'Submit' button, you certify that you have read, understood, and agree to all of the provisions contained in herein.

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