Conference Attendee Terms & Conditions

Febuary 24-25




1.1 The conference is organized and managed by General Media, LLC, a company registered in Michigan and doing business as Used Car News located at 24114 Harper Road, St. Clair Shores, MI 48080.
1.2 References to “us” means General Media, LLC and its subsidiaries and references to “we” and “our” shall be construed accordingly.  Reference to “you” means the entity or person completing a conference registration request and references to “your” shall be construed accordingly. 
1.3 All applications to register for the conference, and all orders to purchase the corporate support/sponsorships are made subject to these Terms & Conditions (which shall apply to the exclusion of any terms imposed by you).
1.4 You acknowledge and accept that we have the right to publicly announce your conference attendance and/or sponsorship with you which shall include but not be limited to announcements on social media. Such announcements shall not be disparaging or otherwise adverse to your or your business.


2.1 All requests to register for the conference are subject to availability and you making full payment.
2.2 Confirmation (or rejection) of your registration will be sent to you by email within five (5) working days of our receipt of your registration.
2.3 Attendee registration issued for use at the Carpliance 2018 conference are valid for named attendee only and, subject to clause 4.2 below, cannot be transferred unless written confirmation by Us is received. You may be asked for photographic ID during the conference. If you are unable to provide identification which matches your attendee registration you may be asked to leave the conference.  


3.1 Our prices for attending the conference, and for purchasing a corporate support level, are set out on the relevant registration and sponsor forms. Registration prices are subject to change for early bird rate, standard rate and on-site rate. Corporate support levels are not subject to change.
3.2 If your registration/sponsorship has been confirmed an invoice will be sent to you within five (5) working days provided full payment accompanied the registration and/or sponsorship request. 
3.3 If you register for the conference less than two (2) weeks before the date of the conference we will only accept payment by a credit card, unless we expressly agree otherwise in writing. If for any reason we have not received payment in full by the date of the conference you (or the attending delegate) will be asked as a condition of being allowed to attend the conference to provide payment by credit card on the day of the conference. We reserve the right to cancel your registration at any time if payment is not made.
 3.4 You acknowledge and accept that if payment is not made in accordance with this Clause 3, interest on the overdue balances will be assessed at 2.5% calculated every 30-days until full payment is made.  


 4.1 It may be necessary for reasons beyond our reasonable control to alter the advertised content, timing and/or location of the conference or the advertised speakers. We reserve the right to do this at any time. Where we alter the time and/or location of the conference, we will provide you with notice of the same and will offer you the choice of either a credit for a future event of your choice (up to the value of sums paid by you in respect of the conference) or the opportunity to attend the conference as varied.
 4.2 If you are unable to attend the conference we welcome substitute delegates attending in your place at no extra cost provided that we have at least two (2) days prior notice of the name of your proposed substitute and have received payment in full. Please notify us of any substitutions by email at .  4.3 No refunds will be given in respect of any cancellations or non-attendance.
 4.4 We shall not be liable to you for travel, accommodation or other costs and expenses incurred (included wasted costs and expenses) if we are required to cancel or relocate the conference as a result of an event outside our control (including, without limitation, to acts of God, floods, lightning, storm, fire, explosion, war, military operations, acts of terrorism or threats of any such acts, any strike action, lock-outs or other industrial action and a pandemic, epidemic or other widespread illness).  


  5.1 All rights in all presentations, documentation and materials published or otherwise made available as part of the conference (including but not limited to any documentation packs or audio or audio-visual recording of the conference) (“Content”) are owned by us or are included with the permission of the owner of the rights. No (i) photography, filming or recording; or (ii) republication, broadcast or other dissemination of the Content is permitted. You shall not distribute, reproduce, modify, store, transfer or in any other way use any of the Content (save that use by the relevant delegate for internal business purposes shall be permitted), and in particular (but without limitation) you shall not (and shall procure that each of your delegates shall not):
 5.1.1 upload any Content into any shared system;
 5.1.2 include any Content in a database;
 5.1.3 include any Content in a website or on any intranet;
 5.1.4 transmit, re-circulate or otherwise make available any Content to anyone else;
 5.1.5 make any commercial use of the Content whatsoever; or
 5.1.6 use Content in any way that might infringe third party rights or that may bring us or any of our affiliates into disrepute.
 5.2 The Content does not necessarily reflect our views or opinions.
 5.3 Suggestions or advice contained in the Content should not be relied upon in place of professional or other advice. While we take reasonable care to ensure that the Content curated by us is accurate and complete, some of it is supplied by third parties and we are unable to check its accuracy or completeness. You should verify the accuracy of any information (whether supplied by us or third parties) before relying on it. The Content is provided on an “AS IS” basis without any warranties of any kind (express or implied). We hereby exclude to the fullest extent permitted by law all liabilities, costs, claims, damages, losses and/or expenses arising from any inaccuracy or omission in the Content or arising from any infringing, defamatory or otherwise unlawful material in the Content.
 5.4 To the extent that any Content is made available by us online we reserve the right to suspend or remove access to such Content at any time.  


  6.1 Subject to Clause 6.4, our aggregate liability to you, whether such liability arises in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, for any damages, loss, costs, claims or expenses of any kind howsoever arising, out of in connection with any registration or sponsorship made by you or otherwise in relation to a conference, shall be limited to the price paid by you in respect of your registration and/or sponsorship to attend the conference.
 6.2 Subject to Clause 6.4, we shall not be liable to you for (i) any loss of profit, loss of or damage to data, loss of anticipated savings or interest, loss of or damage to reputation or goodwill or; (ii) any indirect, special or consequential damages, loss, costs, claims or expenses of any kind.
  6.3 You agree to indemnify us, our staff and our affiliates and to hold us harmless to the fullest extent permitted by law, against all loss, costs, claims or expenses of any kind arising from any act or omission by you (including your delegates) during or otherwise in relation to a conference.
6.4 Nothing in this these Terms and Conditions shall limit or exclude either party's liability for:
 6.4.1 death or personal injury caused by that party's negligence, or the negligence of that party's employees, agents or subcontractors;
 6.4.2 fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
 6.4.3 any other liability which cannot be limited or excluded by applicable law.     


 7.1 These Terms and Conditions (together with any documents referred to herein or required to be entered into pursuant to these Terms and Conditions) contain the entire agreement and understanding between us and supersede all prior agreements, understandings or arrangements (both oral and written) relating to the subject matter of these Terms and Conditions and any such document.
 7.2 You acknowledge that in registering an attendee you have not relied on, and shall have no remedy in respect of, any statement, representation, warranty, understanding, promise or assurance (whether negligently or innocently made) of any person other than as expressly set out in these Terms and Conditions.
7.3 These Terms and Conditions shall not create, nor shall they be construed as creating, any partnership or agency relationship between us.
 7.4 You accept that communication with us may be electronic. We may contact you by e-mail, phone or USPS; or provide you with information by posting notices on our website and other social media outlets. You agree to this electronic means of communication and you acknowledge that all such communications that we provide to you electronically or otherwise comply with any legal or contractual requirement that such communication be made in writing.
 7.5 Save as set out in Clause 4.2 you are not permitted to re-sell, transfer, assign or otherwise dispose of any of your rights or obligations arising under these Terms and Conditions.
 7.6 These Terms and Conditions and the rights and obligations of both parties shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Michigan and both parties irrevocably agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Detroit, Michigan in respect of any dispute which arises hereunder.  


Used Car News is a member of General Media, LLC. General Media respects the privacy of every person for whom we have personal data. We comply with data protection legislation such as the protection of personally identifiable information (PII), the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 and Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA) which regulate the processing of data and ensures that your data is processed fairly and lawfully, is kept secure and only that data necessary for any processing is kept. An “opt-out” or “opt-in” preference is offered during the conference registration process for any marketing efforts from conference sponsors.