Virtual Sponsor & Speaker Terms and Conditions

By using our site, speaking at one of our events, participating in any way at a Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. represented offline, online, course, live event, online event, webinar, podcasts, speaker session, etc., you consent to and agree to our online privacy policy, acceptance of use, legal disclaimers, updated terms and conditions as outlined below. Thank you.

Sponsorship Terms & Conditions, Waiver and Releases 2020 CONCIERGE MEDICINE FORUM, Nov 10-12, 2020 Virtual Conference

Advertiser hereby agrees to advertise based upon the selections made (either in writing or purchased online at ConciergeMedicineToday.com) and will make full payment to Concierge Medicine Today or its representative or Management Company. Advertiser agrees that once advertising has been agreed upon and submitted for distribution. No cancellation or refund is allowed.

Advertiser understands that all advertising rates are set forth here on the web site or included in the Advertising Agreement and are subject to change without notice. Advertiser hereby agrees that its advertising is truthful with no misstatements of facts or untrue statements. Advertiser agrees that if Advertiser makes such misstatements of facts or untrue statements, Concierge Medicine Today and/or one of its Representatives may pull the ad without any penalty and without refund to Advertiser.

AGREEMENT of TERMS & CONDITIONS/GUIDELINES and BEHAVIOR & YOUR CONSENT

By using our platforms, becoming a sponsor, using our site, participating in the virtual conference, you, your company and representatives consent to and agree to our online privacy policy, legal disclaimers, updated terms and conditions as attendees and as sponsors as outlined here https://conciergemedicineforum.com/virtual-terms-and-conditions/ and here https://conciergemedicineforum.com/virtual-sponsor-terms-and-conditions/.

REJECTION and EDITING of ADVERTISEMENTS

Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. and its Representative(s) may, at its sole discretion, edit, classify, reject or cancel at anytime any advertising submitted by Advertiser. Absolutely no pornographic or objectionable materials will be considered.

See additional Group Admin Rules and Code of Conduct Below.

POSITIONING OF ADVERTISEMENTS

Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. and/or its Representatives shall have full positioning latitude on all advertisements/sponsorship and content (eg files, concepts, etc) and may use it, promote it, post it, display it at its discretion. NOTE: CMT has full discretion and can remove/modify/reject posts from Sponsors for any reason without notice. We also reserve the right to remove a sponsor without notice should blatant disregard for quality, content, SPAM or other posts/comments/graphics, links, etc., be found. 

Concierge Medicine Forum Guidelines

We need your help to keep Concierge Medicine Forum as valuable, authentic, and safe as possible.

Here are our guidelines:

Be supportive. Encourage and support your fellow members. No one here is looking for your criticism, cynicism, advice, or judgement. (We can get those things on the rest of the Internet).

Share generously. Your stories and experiences may be exactly what another member needs to hear today to solve a problem or seize an opportunity.

Be constructive. We’re here to push each other forward and lift each other up. Find ways to help each other think bigger, reframe challenges, and stay curious.

Don’t spam, promote, or troll. This community exists to help you learn. Give more than you take to this group. Self-promotion, spam and irrelevant links aren’t allowed. It’s not a place to spam, promote your services, or bully anyone else.

PRIVACY POLICY

ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY AGREEMENT

Effective As of January 1, 2020

Concierge Medicine Today, LLC ( CMT) values its users’ privacy. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) will help you understand how we collect and use personal information from those who visit our website or make use of our online facilities and services, and what we will and will not do with the information we collect. Our Policy has been designed and created to ensure those affiliated with Concierge Medicine Today, LLC of our commitment and realization of our obligation not only to meet, but to exceed, most existing privacy standards.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Policy at any given time. If you want to make sure that you are up to date with the latest changes, we advise you to frequently visit this page. If at any point in time Concierge Medicine Today, LLC decides to make use of any personally identifiable information on file, in a manner vastly different from that which was stated when this information was initially collected, the user or users shall be promptly notified by email. Users at that time shall have the option as to whether to permit the use of their information in this separate manner.

This Policy applies to Concierge Medicine Today, LLC and any subsidiary company listed below, and it governs any and all data collection and usage by us. Through the use of www.ConciergeMedicineToday.org and any subsidiary website listed below, you are therefore consenting to the data collection procedures expressed in this Policy.

Subsidiary/DBA Company: Subsidiary Website:

Concierge Medicine Forum https://members.fordoctorsforum.org/

Please note that this Policy does not govern the collection and use of information by companies that Concierge Medicine Today, LLC does not control, nor by individuals not employed or managed by us. If you visit a website that we mention or link to, be sure to review its privacy policy before providing the site with information. It is highly recommended and suggested that you review the privacy policies and statements of any website you choose to use or frequent to better understand the way in which websites garner, make use of and share the information collected.

Specifically, this Policy will inform you of the following

1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through our website;

2. Why we collect personally identifiable information and the legal basis for such collection;

3. How we use the collected information and with whom it may be shared;

4. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data; and

5. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.

Information We Collect

It is always up to you whether to disclose personally identifiable information to us, although if you elect not to do so, we reserve the right not to register you as a user or provide you with any products or services. This website collects various types of information, such as:

· Voluntarily provided information which may include your name, address, email address, billing and/or credit card information etc. which may be used when you purchase products and/or services and to deliver the services you have requested.

· Information automatically collected when visiting our website, which may include cookies, third party tracking technologies and server logs.

In addition, Concierge Medicine Today, LLC may have the occasion to collect non-personal anonymous demographic information, such as age, gender, household income, political affiliation, race and religion, as well as the type of browser you are using, IP address, or type of operating system, which will assist us in providing and maintaining superior quality service.

Concierge Medicine Today, LLC may also deem it necessary, from time to time, to follow websites that our users may frequent to gleam what types of services and products may be the most popular to customers or the general public.

Please rest assured that this site will only collect personal information that you knowingly and willingly provide to us by way of surveys, completed membership forms, and emails. It is the intent of this site to use personal information only for the purpose for which it was requested, and any additional uses specifically provided for on this Policy.

Why We Collect Information and For How Long

We are collecting your data for several reasons:

· To better understand your needs and provide you with the services you have requested;

· To fulfill our legitimate interest in improving our services and products;

· To send you promotional emails containing information we think you may like when we have your consent to do so;

· To contact you to fill out surveys or participate in other types of market research, when we have your consent to do so;

· To customize our website according to your online behavior and personal preferences.

The data we collect from you will be stored for no longer than necessary. The length of time we retain said information will be determined based upon the following criteria: the length of time your personal information remains relevant; the length of time it is reasonable to keep records to demonstrate that we have fulfilled our duties and obligations; any limitation periods within which claims might be made; any retention periods prescribed by law or recommended by regulators, professional bodies or associations; the type of contract we have with you, the existence of your consent, and our legitimate interest in keeping such information as stated in this Policy.

Use of Information Collected

Concierge Medicine Today, LLC may collect and may make use of personal information to assist in the operation of our website and to ensure delivery of the services you need and request. At times, we may find it necessary to use personally identifiable information as a means to keep you informed of other possible products and/or services that may be available to you from http://www.ConciergeMedicineToday.org and its subsidiaries.

Concierge Medicine Today, LLC and its subsidiaries may also be in contact with you with regards to completing surveys and/or research questionnaires related to your opinion of current or potential future services that may be offered.

Concierge Medicine Today, LLC may feel it necessary, from time to time, to contact you on behalf of our other external business partners with regards to a potential new offer which may be of interest to you. If you consent or show interest in presented offers, then, at that time, specific identifiable information, such as name, email address and/or telephone number, may be shared with the third party.

Concierge Medicine Today, LLC may find it beneficial to all our customers to share specific data with our trusted partners in an effort to conduct statistical analysis, provide you with email and/or postal mail, deliver support and/or arrange for deliveries to be made. Those third parties shall be strictly prohibited from making use of your personal information, other than to deliver those services which you requested, and as such they are required, in accordance with this agreement, to maintain the strictest of confidentiality with regards to all your information.

Concierge Medicine Today, LLC uses various third-party social media features including but not limited to https://members.fordoctorsforum.org/, https://www.facebook.com/conciergemedicinenews/ and other interactive programs. These may collect your IP address and require cookies to work properly. These services are governed by the privacy policies of the providers and are not within Concierge Medicine Today, LLC’s control.

Disclosure of Information

Concierge Medicine Today, LLC may not use or disclose the information provided by you except under the following circumstances:

· as necessary to provide services or products you have ordered;

· in other ways described in this Policy or to which you have otherwise consented;

· in the aggregate with other information in such a way so that your identity cannot reasonably be determined;

· as required by law, or in response to a subpoena or search warrant;

· to outside auditors who have agreed to keep the information confidential;

· as necessary to enforce the Terms of Service;

· as necessary to maintain, safeguard and preserve all the rights and property of Concierge Medicine Today, LLC.

Non-Marketing Purposes

Concierge Medicine Today, LLC greatly respects your privacy. We do maintain and reserve the right to contact you if needed for non-marketing purposes (such as bug alerts, security breaches, account issues, and/or changes in Concierge Medicine Today, LLC products and services). In certain circumstances, we may use our website, newspapers, or other public means to post a notice.

Children under the age of 13

Concierge Medicine Today, LLC ‘s website is not directed to, and does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from, children under the age of thirteen (13). If it is determined that such information has been inadvertently collected on anyone under the age of thirteen (13), we shall immediately take the necessary steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our system’s database, or in the alternative, that verifiable parental consent is obtained for the use and storage of such information. Anyone under the age of thirteen (13) must seek and obtain parent or guardian permission to use this website.

Unsubscribe or Opt-Out

All users and visitors to our website have the option to discontinue receiving communications from us by way of email or newsletters. To discontinue or unsubscribe from our website please send an email that you wish to unsubscribe to editor@conciergemedicinetoday.com. If you wish to unsubscribe or opt-out from any third-party websites, you must go to that specific website to unsubscribe or opt-out. Concierge Medicine Today, LLC will continue to adhere to this Policy with respect to any personal information previously collected.

Links to Other Websites

Our website does contain links to affiliate and other websites. Concierge Medicine Today, LLC does not claim nor accept responsibility for any privacy policies, practices and/or procedures of other such websites. Therefore, we encourage all users and visitors to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy Agreement applies only and solely to the information collected by our website.

Notice to European Union Users

Concierge Medicine Today, LLC ‘s operations are located primarily in the United States. If you provide information to us, the information will be transferred out of the European Union (EU) and sent to the United States. (The adequacy decision on the EU-US Privacy became operational on August 1, 2016. This framework protects the fundamental rights of anyone in the EU whose personal data is transferred to the United States for commercial purposes. It allows the free transfer of data to companies that are certified in the US under the Privacy Shield.) By providing personal information to us, you are consenting to its storage and use as described in this Policy.

Security

Concierge Medicine Today, LLC takes 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 (e.g. credit card information), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the webpage. While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers and servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment. This is all done to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of the user’s personal information under our control.

Acceptance of Terms

By using this website, you are hereby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated within the Privacy Policy Agreement. If you are not in agreement with our terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of our sites. Additionally as another added benefit, in order to maximize exposure, add a longer shelf-life to your presentation/session/talk and increase your visibility as an expert, brand and/or your practice and/or your company and services, we will be bundling these stories, interviews, and/or presentations in different ways online and offline over the next year or so as well. Therefore, the recordings, speakers recorded sessions at and/or for the Event(s) which Concierge Medicine Today, LLC hosts are property of Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., and may be rebranded, republished, sold and/or displayed to extend the life/educational content. In addition, your continued use of our website following the posting of any updates or changes to our terms and conditions shall mean that you agree and acceptance of such changes.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Privacy Policy Agreement related to our website, please feel free to contact us at the following email, telephone number or mailing address.

Email: editor@conciergemedicinetoday.com

Telephone Number: 7704558190

Mailing Address:

Concierge Medicine Today, LLC

4080 McGinnis Ferry Rd

Alpharetta, Georgia

CMTs Virtual and Live/Physical Events CODE OF CONDUCT

CMT and CMF events are committed to providing a professional, friendly, safe and welcoming environment for all participants at its meetings, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin or other protected class.

We expect all of our registered or unregistered virtual meeting and event participants, attendees, representatives, sponsors and speakers to help ensure a safe and positive experience for everyone. Unacceptable behavior will not be tolerated during any portion of a meeting or event.

Unacceptable behavior includes but is not limited to:

Reporting SPAM/Harassment to CMT Immediately: Please Report SPAM and/or harassment and disruptive behaviors to CMT staff at editor@conciergemedicinetoday.org.

I Consent to Release Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., and any/all of its Representatives of Any Liability Whatsoever related to and/or harassment and disruptive behavior, defamation, Negative Posts/Comments on a particular place, person or thing, Mischaracterizations about people, places, things and/or companies, sponsors, attendees, etc. and the like … While Within All of the Virtual Event(s)/Concierge Medicine Forum Environment(s) Before, After and During Live or Pre-Recorded Events, Live Chats, Comment Threads, Direct Messages, and all other forms of Communication

While we understand and will do our best as “watchers/Host” of the Live Chats and Virtual Forum, please understand that this is a public event, similar to a public square. Screenshots, comments from various parties, attendees and sponsor participants may arise in which case we have outlined in our “Terms and Conditions” a “Code of Conduct” – the use of profanity or spam posts, etc., while rare … may/will be removed … but please do understand these comments, etc., may last for days, weeks, months or years in the public. These instances can, do and may happen in this environment and these public forums come with that risk. Speaker, attendee, sponsor, or other participant may in no way hold Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., their representatives, affiliated employees or vendors, representatives, affiliated companies, stakeholders etc., liable for comments made or posted by others in the airing of any and all sessions. Therefore, Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., their representatives, affiliated employees or vendors, representatives, affiliated companies, stakeholders etc., are not liable for any damages or defamation that may occur by the public viewing of said interviews or video sessions, podcasts, ads, etc.

By becoming a participant (eg., sponsor; attendee or any other type of paid or unpaid or invited participant) in any way at (before, after or during) this virtual event, you agree to respect other organizations, their representative(s), and will not in any way impede their ability to promote, advertise, discuss or operate in this environment. No derogatory, defaming comments about individuals, companies or otherwise will be tolerated. If such happenings arise, the sponsors post(s) and inclusion in the Forum will be removed.

We are asking every attendee, physician, spouses, sponsors, representative, staff, and person, etc., ALL be highly respectful in what they write/post/comment about and treat other competitors with the utmost respect and in the highest regard. This is a public event/public forum and communication and commenting on thread(s) in encouraged, but we (Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., and/all/any of its Representatives or affiliated companies) are not responsible or to be held liable for any such issues arising from mis-conduct of an attendee, physician, spouse, sponsor, sponsor representative, staff or any other type of person.

Please abide by the “Group Rules (eg. during Physical and/or Digital events) from the Admin./Host” (Concierge Medicine Today, LLC.) as outlined below as well.

While we (Concierge Medicine Today, LLC) will do our best to monitor these pre-recorded, always active, in-active and live chat environments … please understand that we will or may remove blatant spam or derogatory posts as-needed. Please be mindful that it’s not always possible to catch every comment and Sponsor(s) consent to release CMT and its Representatives from any liability whatsoever as outlined below and in other sections here in our Sponsor T&Cs:  

Attendees T&Cs: https://conciergemedicineforum.com/virtual-terms-and-conditions/

FAQs: https://conciergemedicineforum.com/faq/

Sponsor T&Cs:  https://conciergemedicineforum.com/virtual-sponsor-terms-and-conditions/

Reporting SPAM/Harassment to CMT Immediately: Please Report SPAM and/or harassment and disruptive behaviors to CMT staff at editor@conciergemedicinetoday.org.

Consequences of misconduct may include:

Immediate removal from meeting or event without warning, refund, renumeration or explanation.

Restrictions from future CMT or affiliated meetings and events.

Termination of CMT attendance to future meetings, CMT Communities, Lists., etc., and participant, attendee, company or person(s) associated with such entities or conduct share have no recourse, refund or renumeration of any kind.

Group Rules (eg. during Physical and/or Digital events) from the Admin


  1. Be Kind and Courteous

We’re all in this together to create a welcoming environment. Let’s treat everyone with respect. Healthy debates are natural, but kindness is required.

2. No Hate Speech or Bullying

Make sure everyone feels safe. Bullying of any kind isn’t allowed, and degrading comments about things like race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, business choices, business models, gender or identity will not be tolerated.

3. Respect Everyone’s Privacy

Being part of this group requires mutual trust. Authentic, expressive discussions make groups great, but may also be sensitive and private. What’s shared in the group should stay in the group.

4. No political views of any will be tolerated

This is an escape from all the chaos on your timeline to learn and network with colleagues and peers.

5. No Promotions or Spam

Give more than you take to this group. Self-promotion, spam and irrelevant links aren’t allowed.

6. Immediate Removal and Restricted Access From the Group/Forum

If/when you are removed from the Group/Forum without warning, you understand that there are no refunds and no appeals process and you were removed by the Admin. for one of the following reasons listed above.

LIABILITY FOR ERRORS

Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. and/or its Representatives assumes no liability for any advertisement whether or not it is supplied camera-ready by the Advertiser. Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. and/or its Representatives are not responsible for errors in spelling, key codes or download time. Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. and its Representatives shall not be liable for any loss that results from the incorrect publication, positioning, linking, hacking or spamming of its advertisements.

PAYMENT

All rates provided by Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. and its Representative(s) are based on payment by check or electronic funds transfer via PayPal.com. Payment is due upon submission of this signed Agreement and selection of advertising desired. If a payment schedule is agreed upon, Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. and its Representative(s) may immediately cancel all orders for advertising if such payment schedule is not met. Advertiser shall indemnify Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. and its Representative(s) for all expenses incurred in connection with the collection of amounts payable, including court cost(s) and attorneys’ fees, if applicable.

OWNERSHIP of ADVERTISING COPY

All advertising copy that represents the creative efforts of Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. and its Representative(s) and/or the utilization of creativity, illustrations, labor, composition or material furnished by Concierge Medicine Today, LLC is and remains the property of Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. and/or its Representative(s) or Management Company, including all rights of copyright therein. CMT reserves the right to bundle, redistribute, promote, advertise or sell video and audio content after the event as it sees fit. Advertisers cannot authorize photographic or other reproductions, in whole or in part, of any such advertising copy for use in any other medium without the express written consent of Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. or one of its Representatives.

TAXES ON ADVERTISING

In the event that any international, federal, state or local taxes are imposed on the printing of advertising materials or on the sale of advertising space, such taxes shall be assumed and paid by the Advertiser.

NO GUARANTEES

Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., makes no guarantees, no guarantees of attendees, does not provide tracking or ROI promises or numerical or participation guarantees.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Payment in full is due prior to distribution of Advertiser’s ad. Orders are due 30 days prior to publication unless written exception is provided. For annual or quarterly advertising, a payment schedule may be arranged. All past due accounts are subject to an additional 10% interest charge per month. Advertiser agrees if payment is not made Advertiser is liable for past-due accounts. In the event of non-payment, Concierge Medicine Today and/or one its Representatives is entitled to any court costs, collection agency fees, attorney’s fees or other costs, that may result from said nonpayment.

GOVERNING LAW

This Advertising Agreement shall only be interpreted and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia and the proper venue to resolve any and all disputes arising from any of the terms, responsibilities, or liabilities under this Agreement shall be in Forsyth County, State of Georgia. This Agreement shall be binding upon the parties, its successors and/or assignees.

Furthermore,

  1. Any person entering the premises waives all civil liability against this premises owner and operator for any injuries caused by the inherent risk associated with contracting COVID-19 at public gatherings, except for gross negligence, willful and wanton misconduct, reckless infliction of harm, or intentional infliction of harm, by the individual or entity of the premises.
  2. Payment Terms – The inquiry of Sponsorship application and subsequent payment for exhibit space, exhibitor fees, sponsor fees, etc. regardless of sponsor level, together constitute an agreement of Sponsor/Exhibitor Terms and Conditions and a contract for a right to promote, brand, and/or use the space of any kind during our event. Advanced payment for your booth, sponsorship, exhibit area, etc., is required. Payment must be received before any logo, exhibiting and/or branding occurs of any kind. The agreed upon fee for conference services, sponsorship, exhibition, etc., is non-refundable. Unused tickets/vouchers, etc., have no cash value and will not be refunded.
  3. No Refund For Physical Products/SWAG Items – Sponsored SWAG Items will be ordered by CMT Representatives. Artwork must be sent to CMT (editor@conciergemedicinetoday.org) for final order and approval. SWAG will be sent to registered attendees post-event.
  4. Payment is due within 15 business days of invoice or at time of completion of the Online Sponsorship Application. If the conference is occurring in 30 days or less from the invoice date; payment is due as soon as possible and is required in full before the contracted conference commences on designated date. Once signed and/or agreed upon and submitted/received digitally. By Submission, I Agree to Acceptance of Standard Terms & Conditions, Exhibitor/Sponsorship Benefits As Outlined here and agree to the Refund Policy/Non-Refundable Payment is due upon receipt of this Application. I understand Payment is non-refundable.
  5. Sponsor/Exhibitor agrees to comply with Concierge Medicine Today’s standard terms & conditions and code of conduct outlined here in our Terms & Conditions.
  6. Sponsor releases the right to slide decks, all video and audio rights to their presentations, photographs, live chat threads, etc., and other materials from the event and agrees to have their picture taken and/or distributed as CMT sees fit. The rights/authorization to use these any and all content seen or distributed at the event (virtual or physical) including attending representatives and company displays, logos, presentations, video/audio, etc., in current and future promotional activities as CMT see fit.
  7. Sponsor agrees to that this agreement is non-cancellable by the Sponsor/Exhibitor; however if the conference is canceled by Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., for any reason outside of covenants contained in this Terms and Conditions (listed above and below); the Sponsor/Exhibitor will receive full credit to another event. It will not be refundable. Payment can be made in the form of a PayPal, company check and/or credit card (MasterCard, VISA, or American Express) and must be received within 15-30 days of receiving an invoice or at least two weeks prior to the start of the conference, whichever comes first. Failure to submit payment by its due date will result in forfeiture of exhibit table. If paying by check, make check payable to “Concierge Medicine Today” and mail to:
    Concierge Medicine Today
    4080 McGinnis Ferry Road
    Building 800, Suite 801
    Alpharetta, GA 30005
  8. Acceptable Use of Space (applies to virtual or physical events) – No renting or sharing of space is permitted. Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., retains the right to have removed from the exhibit any company that has not duly contracted and remitted payment in full with Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. All Sponsor/Exhibitor activities must be confined to the limits of rented space and must not impede traffic or interfere with the activities of other Sponsor/Exhibitors. Every exhibit (eg. Live Chat in virtual meetings, etc) must be staffed by members of the Sponsor/Exhibitor and safely operational during the conference. Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., reserves the right to evict any Sponsor/Exhibitors due to: conduct of personnel; excessive noise; methods of operation or any other reason; remove from the general education and networking of the conference. In the event of eviction, Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., will not issue a refund. To assure the safety and timely delivery of your property, we ask that you contact the meeting venue directly and work with their staff to coordinate the shipping, storage, and on-site retrieval of any shipped items. Though Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., staff is available to assist you if a problem arises, we are often tied up with other responsibilities related to the successful execution of the conference as a whole and will be unable to coordinate the handling of exhibitors’ property. Placements of your exhibit/table cannot be changed. Due to last-minute additions and changes, booth assignments will not be provided prior to your arrival at the conference. Booth assignments are made at Concierge Medicine Today’s staff’s discretion, with preferential placement given to certain level event sponsors.
  9. Care of Buildings (applies to virtual or physical event settings) — Exhibitors or their agents shall not damage or deface the walls (virtual or otherwise – for example, comment/live chats/comment threads or virtual walls) or floors of the buildings, the booths and/or the equipment or furnishings provided for the booth. The exhibitor will be held liable for any such damage caused by him or his agent.
  10. American with Disabilities Act Compliance (applies to virtual or physical events) – Sponsor/Exhibitor shall have sole responsibility for ensuring that it is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and any regulations under the Act.  Sponsor/Exhibitor will ensure the accessibility of its exhibit space and agrees to hold harmless and indemnify Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. ,and all designated representatives against any claims; damages; loss or exposure; including attorney’s fees and costs; arising out of or related to any alleged ADA violation. The designated conference venue shall be responsible for all accessibility requirements and labor accommodation requirements under the ADA relating to the sponsor/exhibit area and attendee facilities.
  11. Indemnification (applies to virtual or physical events)– The Sponsor/Exhibitor agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. its officers; directors; employees and members from any and all liability to any person or persons for or by reason of any condition; defect or operation of any apparatus; equipment or fixtures furnished by the Sponsor/Exhibitor in connection with his/her exhibit. Sponsor/Exhibitor further agrees to hold harmless Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., its officers; directors; employees and members from any and all liability to any person or persons for or by reason of any act or omission of said exhibitor; or any of his/her agents; servants or employees. This indemnity includes, but is not limited to, claims of injury; death or property damage; or of copyright; trademark or patent infringement; and unfair competition or product liability. The Sponsor/Exhibitor on signing the contract expressly releases Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., and it’s individuals from any and all claims for such loss; damage or injury. Sponsor/Exhibitor assumes entire responsibility and hereby agrees to protect; indemnify; defend and hold harmless Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., its officers; directors; employees and members against all claims; losses and damages to persons or property; governmental charges; taxes and/or fines and attorney’s fees arising out of or caused by sponsor/exhibitor’s installation; removal; maintenance; occupancy or use of the designated exhibition premises or part thereof; excluding only such liability caused by the sole negligence of the conference venue; its employees and agents. In addition, Sponsor/Exhibitor acknowledges that Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., and the conference venue do not maintain insurance covering such losses by Sponsor/Exhibitor.
  12. Insurance requirements (applies to virtual or physical events) – The Sponsor and/or Exhibitor shall; at its sole cost and expense procure and maintain through the term of each contract; comprehensive general liability insurance against claims for bodily injury or death and property damage occurring in or upon or resulting from the premises rented by Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. Inc. Such insurance shall include contractual and liability coverage; with combined single limits of liability of not less than $1,000,000 per occurrence and $3,000,000 aggregate. Such insurance shall name Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. as an additional insured and Sponsor/Exhibitor shall upon request provide Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. with certificate so indicating. Workers Compensation and any other insurance or required licenses shall be in full compliance with all federal and state laws; covering all Sponsor/Exhibitor company’s employees engaged in the performance of any work for the Exhibitor including employee liability coverage; in a minimum amount of not less than $500,000 of individual and/or aggregate coverage. All property of the exhibitor is understood to remain under its custody and control in transit to and from the confines of the designated exhibit area.
  13. Fire Regulations and Safety (applies to virtual or physical events) – Each Sponsor/Exhibitor is responsible for knowledge of and adherence to all fire and safety codes deriving from the state in which the conference venue resides. All electrical signs and equipment must be wired to meet the specifications of Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and must conform to appropriate federal; state; and municipal codes. Compliance with such laws is mandatory for all Sponsor/Exhibitors and is the sole responsibility of the Sponsor/Exhibitor. All materials used in the exhibit booths must be made of flame-proof materials and conform to all fire department regulations.
  14. Failure to Hold Conference (applies to virtual or physical events) – Should fire, hurricane, earthquake, flood, strikes, civil disturbance, inclement weather, Acts of God, political, social or union boycott, or any other circumstance beyond the control of Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., or the designated conference venue make it impossible or impractical to hold the conference at the scheduled time; Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. shall re-assign the contract to the rescheduled date.  Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. may retain the Sponsor/Exhibit fee and apply those funds towards the rescheduled event and transfer any outstanding monies owed to the rescheduled event.  If a conference is cancelled; Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. is not responsible for any airfare; hotel or other costs incurred by Sponsor/Exhibitor and registrants. In no event shall Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., be liable for indirect or consequential damages or provide refunds.
  15. Conference Attendees and Sponsor/Exhibit Staff (applies to virtual or physical events) – Admission to the conference will be available only to registered attendees and Sponsor/Exhibit staff of at least 18 years of age. Proof of age may be required to obtain entrance into the conference and designated exhibit area. Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., makes efforts to attract relevant audiences to its exhibiting areas; but does not guarantee specific volumes of traffic levels. All of our Exhibitors/Sponsors will not be given access to attendee registration lists prior to the conference, including the emails of participants. On the day of the event, CMT will distribute an attendee registration list to exhibitors/sponsors including the addresses of attendees only.
  16. Conference Marketing Attendees/Participants (applies to virtual or physical events) — E-mails and/or marketing to the full conference participant list by conference participants, sponsors or exhibitors is strictly prohibited. This is due to numerous complaints from our attendees and sponsors in the past. These policies have been formulated in the best interest of all concerned and become a part of the contract between the exhibitor/sponsor and Concierge Medicine Today, LLC. Sponsoring and exhibiting companies are welcome to promote to their own list(s) of current clients and/or prospective client list(s) which they’ve accumulated on their own, but if the Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., receives complaints about e-mails or marketing sent to participants, past attendees, past sponsors, current sponsors and the list, the company will be notified. Should there be continued issues, Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., reserves the right to cancel sponsorship or exhibitor registrations for the program, in which event no refunds will be granted.
  17. Circulation and Solicitation (applies to virtual or physical events) — No canvassing or distributing materials outside an exhibitor’s own space is permitted.
  18. Security (applies to virtual or physical events) – Sponsor/Exhibitors are responsible for the security of their exhibit; its belongings and its content. Sponsor/Exhibitors are encouraged to budget for and make security arrangements for sensitive or valuable items. Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., is not responsible for security and/or theft. WE are not responsible for identify theft, lost of stolen passwords or information stored or retrieved online. In no event shall Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., be liable for indirect or consequential damages or provide refunds for online, virtual or physical identify theft.
  19. Amendment of Terms & Conditions (applies to virtual or physical events) – Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., reserves the right to make changes, amendments and additions to these terms and conditions at any time; and all changes, amendments and additions so made shall be binding on the Sponsor/Exhibitor with the provision that all Sponsor/Exhibitors will be advised of any such changes. Any matters not specifically covered herein are subject to decision by Concierge Medicine Today, LLC.
  20. All exhibitors are responsible for complying with federal, state, and local laws. (applies to virtual or physical events)
  21. Not Showing or Cancellation Due to Any Reason. No refund will be given for cancellation or no-show. (applies to virtual or physical events)
  22. Unused passes are not refundable, transferrable or have cash value. (applies to virtual or physical events)
  23. Items/boxes, displays did not arrive due to shipping issues. We are not responsible for shipping or loss or delay of display, materials, etc. No refund will be given to exhibitors or sponsors if this issue arises. (applies to virtual or physical events)

Privacy Policies, Warnings and Settings

Staying safe in live streams

  • Content: Know what type of content to stream. When filming videos of your friends, classmates, or teens, remember that they should never be sexually suggestive, violent, or dangerous. Note that this rule also applies to live chat. Learn more about our Community Guidelines.
  • Personal info: Be cautious about sharing any personal info during your live stream and in Live Chat. Admin access for your channel should only be given to people who you trust. YouTube will not ask you for moderation privileges in the stream.
  • Control: Report inappropriate content or block users from the chat that make you or others feel uncomfortable. Learn more about managing live chat.
  • Privacy: YouTube has features to help you limit who can see the live streams you post. Protect your privacy by setting personal live streams to “private” or “unlisted.” Use the Privacy and safety settings page to explore the tools available to help you manage your experience on the site.

Our Policies, Data Security Setup, and Privacy Promise

At Mighty Networks, which is the software/technology platform we use at Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., to host our events, live chats, conferences, courses, etc., MightyNetworks takes privacy and data security very seriously, and they have done extensive work to ensure that oour Mighty Network is GDPR compliant and your data (and your members’ data) is stored securely. 

Our Privacy Promise

As the Host of a Mighty Network, you have the ability to choose the privacy settings you want to enable for your community. Communities that are private, secret, or paid are completely locked down and non-members (including search engines) cannot see the content, memberships, and conversations inside your Mighty Network.

If you choose to make your Mighty Network private or secret, only members with an invite will be able to join. You as the Host of your community also have the power to remove a member or ban them at any point.

Hosts have complete control over the content they add and the information they share within their own Mighty Network. We do not censor content or remove content, provided you and your members are participating within our Terms of Use.

Mighty Networks and Your Members

Mighty Networks will never email your members, and your members do not receive any communications (marketing or otherwise) from Mighty Networks directly, outside of the notifications they opt into that come from your community when they join.

Occasionally, you as a Host may receive communications from our team about feature updates and announcements, but those emails will only go out to folks who are Hosts and creators of their own Mighty Networks. Only you as the Host (or anyone else on your team who is listed as a Host) should be getting those emails.

Mighty Networks Policies

Please visit the links below to view the full text of our policies and terms of use documents, as well as our GDPR summary.

Mighty Networks Terms of Use

Mighty Networks Privacy Policy

Mighty Networks Acceptable Use Policy

Mighty Networks Copyright Policy

Mighty Networks Trademark Policy

Mighty Networks Cookie Policy

GDPR Summary

Mighty Networks EU Data Processing Addendum

California Privacy Notice

Data Security on the Mighty Networks, Concierge Medicine Forum Community

Mighty Networks takes data security very seriously, and our engineers complete regular API reviews and code reviews to address security issues upfront. In addition, a full suite of tests runs in our Continuous Integration (CI) systems to verify the security measures that have been put in place continue to function on an ongoing basis.

Our core team includes engineers with security training from Microsoft and Symantec (among others), experienced in threat modeling and security reviews. They bring this experience to bear when reviewing the work of other engineers and making security decisions.

If you have more questions about our security policies, please reach out to us directly. Have more questions? Send us a note.

NOTICE OF FILMING AND PHOTOGRAPHY

(applies to virtual or physical events)

NOTICE of FILMING and PHOTOGRAPHY:
When you enter a Concierge Medicine Today (CMT) FORUM or event, room, breakout session, property outside/parking lot/picnic tables, workshop, reception, party, general session, hallway, lobby, etc., or program, you enter an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur. By entering the event premises, wherever the event is hosted, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by CMT and its affiliates and representatives. Images, photos and/or videos may be used to promote similar CMT events in the future, highlight the event and exhibit the capabilities of CMT. You release CMT, its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or sound recordings.

By entering the event premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any use, exhibition, streaming, web casting,televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such use, exhibiting, broadcasting, web casting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by CMT or the person or entity designated to do so by CMT.

By purchasing a ticket [or otherwise accompanying/entering or being in the vicinity of the event] you have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before entering the event. I CERTIFY THAT I HAVE READ THIS DOCUMENT, AND I FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENT. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND A CONTRACT AND I AGREE TO IT OF MY OWN FREE WILL.

CONSENT FORM, WAIVER and RELEASE of LIABILITY

(applies to virtual or physical events)

CONSENT FORM, WAIVER, Acknowledgements and RELEASE of LIABILITY

RELEASE of LIABILITY
I HEREBY ASSUME ALL OF THE RISKS OF PARTICIPATING AND/OR ATTENDING THIS ACTIVITY OR EVENT, including by way of example and not limitation, any risks that may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities being released, from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned, maintained, or controlled by them, or because of their possible liability without fault. I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently prepared for participation in the activity or event, and have not been advised to not participate by a qualified medical professional. I certify that there are no health-related reasons or problems which preclude my participation in this activity or event. I acknowledge that this Waiver and Release of Liability Form will be used by the event holders, sponsors, and organizers of the activity or event in which I may participate, and that it will govern my actions and responsibilities at said activity or event. In consideration of me wanting to participate in this event, I hereby take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns as follows: (A) I WAIVE, RELEASE, AND DISCHARGE from any and all liability, including but not limited to, liability arising from the negligence or fault of the entities or persons released, for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage,property theft, or actions of any kind which may hereafter occur to me including my traveling to and from this event, THE FOLLOWING ENTITIES OR PERSONS: Concierge Medicine Today (CMT) their directors, officers, employees, volunteers, representatives, and agents, the activity or event holders, activity or event sponsors, activity or event volunteers; Furthermore, I INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS, AND PROMISE NOT TO SUE Concierge Medicine Today (CMT) the entities or persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made as a result of participation in this activity or event, whether caused by the negligence of release or otherwise. I furthermore acknowledge that CMT and their employees, contract workers, volunteers, directors, officers, representatives, and agents are NOT responsible for the errors, omissions, acts, or failures to act of any party or entity conducting a specific event or activity on behalf of CMT. I acknowledge that this activity or event may involve physical activity, and may carry with it the potential for death, serious injury, and property loss. I hereby consent to receive medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident, and/or illness during this activity or event. I understand that at this event or related activities, I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video, or film likeness to be used for any purpose by the event holders, producers, sponsors, organizers, and assigns. The accident waiver and release of liability shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law.

By participating, registering, speaking, sponsoring, and/or attending and being in or outside the building near the event, etc., you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 or other health risk(s) exists in any public place where people are present. By attending the CMT FORUM you and any guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and any other health risk(s) and agree not to hold Concierge Medicine Today, LLC., or any of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, or volunteers liable for any illness or injury.

If you do not feel well or are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, please do not attend.

Upon entering the event venue, attendees may be asked to scan a QR code that will take them to a questionnaire to mark their attendance, answer screening questions, and have their temperatures taken. Temperatures may be taken by a masked volunteer or employee or representative. If an in-person event attendee has a temperature of 100.4 or greater they will NOT be permitted in the event venue.

There will be multiple sanitation stations located throughout the venue.
Please follow all social distancing guidelines including, remaining 6 ft. apart and refrain from shaking hands. “Any person entering the premises waives all civil liability against this premises owner and operator for any injuries caused by the inherent risk associated with contracting COVID-19 at public gatherings, except for gross negligence, willful and wanton misconduct, reckless infliction of harm, or intentional infliction of harm, by the individual or entity of the premises.”

Seating will be spaced out to comply with the social distancing guidelines.
We ask you to please wear a mask out of respect for guests and team members. Masks will be provided for your use but are not mandatory.

Acknowledgments (applies to virtual or physical events)

By registering to attend this event, I understand the hazards and risks of attending this event in-person and the risks of COVD-19 and other health ailments. I am familiar with the CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19. I acknowledge and understand that the circumstances regarding COVID-19 are changing from day to day and the CDC guidelines are regularly modified and updated. I accept full responsibility for familiarizing myself with the most recent updates.

I acknowledge and fully assume the risk of illness or death related to COVID-19 arising from my being on the premises and participating in the event in-person.

I hereby RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE (on behalf of myself and my business, etc.) Concierge Medicine Today (CMT), their employees, representatives, speakers, etc., and their employees and the Forsyth Conference Center and their employees from any liability related to COVID-19 which might occur as a result of my being on the premises and participating in the event.

I understand the guidelines which CMT has set in place, and I agree to uphold these guidelines to help keep myself and other attendees safe. If I choose not to uphold these guidelines, I understand that I could be asked to leave the event and will not receive a refund.

By registering, attending, participating, speaking, sponsoring, etc., I acknowledge fully the risk(s) I am taking and yes, I have read and fully understand the risks associated with attending in-person events. And, I agree to not hold CMT and its employees, represenatives liable for any illness or harm that could arise from participating in this event in-person. I will will abide by all guidelines CMT has set in place. “Any person entering the premises waives all civil liability against this premises owner and operator for any injuries caused by the inherent risk associated with contracting COVID-19 at public gatherings, except for gross negligence, willful and wanton misconduct, reckless infliction of harm, or intentional infliction of harm, by the individual or entity of the premises.”

Any questions, please email the CMT FORUM Team at editor@conciergemedicinetoday.com or call 770-455-1650 x 111 if you have any questions.