Terms of Use & Privacy Policy

Convergence Events, Inc. provides web services to its users subject to the following conditions. If you visit this or any site owned, operated, and/or contracted by Convergence Events, Inc., including but not limited to: www.convergenceevents.org and www.convergence-con.org, you accept these terms and conditions.


Copyright

All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, images, audio clips, videos, and data compilations, is the property of Convergence Events, Inc. or its content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Convergence Events, Inc. unless otherwise noted and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of Convergence Events, Inc. or its software suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws.

Logo and Trademarks

Convergence Events, Inc.’s logo and/or name and other branding trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Convergence Events, Inc., in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Convergence Events, Inc. All other trademarks not owned by Convergence Events, Inc. that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Convergence Events, Inc.

License and Site Access

Convergence Events, Inc. provides a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of Convergence Events, Inc. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of a third-party; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.

This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Convergence Events, Inc. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Convergence Events, Inc. without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing Convergence Events, Inc. name or trademarks without the express written consent of Convergence Events, Inc. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Convergence Events, Inc. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create hyperlinks to the home page or other pages of Convergence Events, Inc. so long as any links do not portray Convergence Events, Inc., its members, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner. You may not use any of Convergence Events, Inc. logos or other proprietary graphics or trademarks as part of the link without express written permission.

Links to Third Party Sites

Some links posted on this site will take a user out of Convergence Events, Inc.’s site. These linked sites are not under the control of Convergence Events, Inc. and Convergence Events, Inc. is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Convergence Events, Inc. is not responsible for any form of transmission received from any linked site. Convergence Events, Inc. is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Convergence Events, Inc. of the site.

Accounts

If you create an account on any Convergence Events site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

This site is provided by Convergence Events, Inc. on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Convergence Events, Inc. makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this site or the information, content, materials, or products included on this site. You expressly agree that your use of this site is at your sole risk.

To the full extent permissible by applicable law, Convergence Events, Inc. disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Convergence Events, Inc. does not warrant that this site, its servers, or email sent from Convergence Events, Inc. are free of viruses or other harmful components. Convergence Events, Inc. will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.

Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and you might have additional rights.

Applicable Law

By visiting Convergence Events, Inc., you agree that the laws of Minnesota, USA, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these terms and conditions of use, and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Convergence Events, Inc.

Disputes

Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to Convergence Events, Inc. or to products you purchase through Convergence Events, Inc. shall be submitted to confidential arbitration of our choosing except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Convergence Events, Inc.’s intellectual property rights. Convergence Events, Inc. may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in the state of Minnesota, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

Site Policies, Modification, and Severability

Please review our Privacy Policy posted on this site. This policy also governs your visit to Convergence Events, Inc. website. We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies, and these Terms of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

Privacy

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for Convergence Events, Inc. This privacy notice applies to information collected by Convergence Events on any of the websites owned, operated, and/or contracted by Convergence Events, Inc.. This policy will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
  5. Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

Convergence Events is the sole owner of the information collected on our sites. We collect no information on persons who browse our website. We do not use tracking cookies. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. mailing registration confirmations.
Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email and/or telephone in the future to tell you about events, news about the organization or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information we protect your information offline. Only persons who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Electronic Communications

When you visit our websites or send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Wherever we collect sensitive information we protect your information offline. Only persons who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Unsolicited E-mail Policy

The presence of email addresses on this site is not an invitation for unsolicited commercial email. The use of spiders, robots, and other technologies to collect email addresses from this site is prohibited. Senders of email are expected to abide by all applicable state and federal laws.

Copyright Complaints

Convergence Events, Inc. respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact Convergence Events, Inc.

Convergence Events, Inc.

1121 Jackson Street NE Suite 106, Minneapolis, MN 55413

phone (24-hour voicemail): 612-234-2845
e-mail: [email protected]

Connie reclining