Terms of Use

 

Terms and Conditions of Service for All Users As of July 2016

AssociationExecs.com, Columbia Books, Inc. Terms and Conditions of Service Agreement © 2002 - 2016 Columbia Books, Inc. © 2002 - 2016 AssociationExecs.com All Rights Reserved



  1. Acceptance of Agreement

    AssociationExecs.com is an online service (the "Service") and is provided by Columbia Books, Inc., a corporation with its office at 4340 East West Hwy Ste 300 Bethesda, MD 20814 (the "Company" "Us" "We" "Our"). This is a legal agreement ("Agreement") between you and Columbia Books, Columbia Books, its successor or assigns, and you should read the Agreement carefully before registering for the Service. By completing your registration and/or using the Service, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement (the "Terms"). The Terms are subject to change by the Company at any time, effective upon posting updated Terms on the Service and any use of the Service after such notice will constitute acceptance by you of such changes.

    1. Electronic Delivery Policy:

      Columbia Books, Inc. as a corporation that provides online services transacts with our users electronically. By signing up for AssociationExecs.com, you consent to receive electronically from us any privacy or other notices, agreements, disclosures, reports, document, communications, or other records (collectively "Notices") regarding your existing subscription. You agree that we can generally send you electronic Notices in either or both of the following ways: (1) to the e-mail address required by you for your account activation or (2) posted on the Service for you to see when you log on. You agree to check your designated e-mail address regularly for Notices and you agree to update us whereupon an existing email is no longer valid.

  2. Copyright

    AssociationExecs.com and its content, including, but not limited to organization of material, compilation, computer software, databases, text, photographs, graphics, logos, and associated media and printed materials are the property of Columbia Books, Inc. and its suppliers and are protected by copyright as a collective work or compilation under the copyright laws of the United States and international copyright laws. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights to the Service.

  3. Limited Right to Use

    You may visit and view material from the Service and on an occasional and irregular basis, copy, print or download, and disseminate insubstantial portions of the listings ("Data") for a non-commercial purpose, to a limited number of individuals, provided that you keep intact all copyright and proprietary notices.. Unless otherwise authorized in writing by Columbia Books, Inc., you may not and may not permit others to copy, reproduce, extract, upload, distribute, publish, enter into a database, display, transfer, modify, create derivative works, reverse engineer, transmit, sell, sublicense, rent, lease, transfer, resell for profit or distribute the Service or any part of this Service in any form or in any way exploit any part or material from this Service, including but not limited to code and software. In no event shall customers use the service or information for any competitive purpose related to the service or information.

    1. Telephone/Facsimile Acceptable Use Policy.

      There are phone numbers and fax numbers listed in AssociationExecs.com. Should you use the Service for telemarketing purposes, you agree to adhere to list removal requests and published opt-out lists, including state and national do-not-call registries. It is your responsibility to follow guidelines set by the Direct Marketing Association, the American Marketing Association, and state/national law where applicable. Many states have strict laws against broadcast and unsolicited faxing. Ensure any fax transmissions are solicited and conform to local regulations. Columbia Books, Inc will not be responsible for any fines or damages resulting from proper or improper use of this Service.

    2. Electronic Mail Acceptable Use Policy.

      It is your responsibility to follow guidelines set by the federal and state governments, as well as your internet service provider's Acceptable Use agreement regarding the definition and policies regarding unsolicited bulk email. If complaints are received from organizations regarding unsolicited email transmissions, any recurring or online accounts will be terminated, and you will be liable to Columbia Books, Inc. for damages incurred.

    3. Regarding Premium Subscribers.

      You are permitted to download unlimited mail lists (“Lists”) for the purposes of direct marketing initiatives. You agree to follow guidelines set by the Direct Marketing Association, the American Marketing Association, and state/national law where applicable. Lists are considered rented to you for only the duration of your subscription. All information on the Lists are furnished exclusively by Columbia Books, Inc. and at all times remain the exclusive property of Columbia Books, Inc. Lists are protected under the aforementioned copyright and include tracking devices to detect misuse. If you or the entity to which you are affiliated with is sold, merged, or files for bankruptcy, during the time you are permitted the use of Lists, all rights in the Lists flowing from this Agreement revert to Columbia Books, Inc. In using the Lists, you agree not to duplicate, reproduce or copy the Lists in any form or by any means, not to transfer, sell, loan or otherwise provide the Lists to any other person or entity except as necessary to carry out the marketing initiatives to which the Lists are provided to you for. You agree that the Lists will not be used to enhance or add information to another file or database. Any and all Lists you download may only be used during valid dates of subscription. You shall not retain the Lists or any portion thereof after your subscription expires. Immediately following expiration of your subscription, you will cause all lists previously downloaded and obtained to be completely destroyed and purged from all medium, including electronic storage, disk, tape, and printed documents and agree to require any third parties to delete the Lists upon completion of the marketing initiative you conducted with the Lists.

    4. Regarding Free Trial Period

      You are allowed only one (1) free trial period and its length is up to the discretion of Columbia Books, Inc. All free trials are considered subscriptions. By signing up for a free trial, you agree to use it as a means to better understand the Service and only to view the data so you can determine if you will pursue a paid subscription. You agree to act in good faith and not abuse the free trial offer, and you recognize that you are bound by this Agreement in its entirety as a free trial registrant.

  4. Fees and Payments

    All paid subscriptions to the Service are annual. Fees are due up front in their entirety before you are granted access. We accept checks and credit cards only. Because of the nature of the Data and the flexibility allowed, all Service subscriptions are non-refundable. Columbia Books, Inc will make every effort to ensure you are satisfied with your purchase. If you feel the Service does not live up to your expectations, please contact us and we will work to remedy the problem.

  5. Nontransferable.

    Access to and use of the Service is through a combination of a valid email address and a password which together is considered your login information to access the Service through your account. You are responsible for the security of your login information and all usage and activity on your account, and acknowledge that any unauthorized use could result in additional charges or termination of your access to the Service. You agree to notify Columbia Books, Inc. via phone at 888-265-0600 or by email at web@associationexecs.com of any known or suspected unauthorized use of your account as you are responsible for all unauthorized use of this Service as well as breaches of this Agreement by such users.

  6. Termination.

    Upon expiration of your subscription, your account will be considered terminated by Columbia Books, Inc. and you agree to cease the use of any and all Data you acquired while your account was active. (Further termination conditions apply regarding Premium subscriptions as stated in paragraph 3c).We reserve the right to refuse the Service entirely, end or suspend access to all or part of the Service and terminate this Agreement for any reason, including but not limited to misuse of the Service (i.e., "spamming") and alleged breaches of copyright or this Agreement. You may terminate this Agreement at any time by ceasing your use of the Service, including the use of all of the information you acquired or derived from your prior use of the Service. In the event of any termination, the provisions regarding Limitation of Liability and Indemnification in this Agreement shall survive such termination.

  7. Indemnification

    You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Columbia Books, Inc., its directors, officers, managers, employees, shareholders, agents, suppliers, and licensors, from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of this Agreement or the failure to fulfill any obligations relating to your account incurred by you or any third party using your account.

  8. Disclaimer

    This Service is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis and all warranties, express or implied, are disclaimed. While Columbia Books, Inc. attempts to provide accurate and complete content and error-free software, occasional errors or omissions may occur. We do not warrant that this Service will be uninterrupted or error-free, and there may be bugs, delays, omissions, interruptions and errors in the information or other materials available through this Service. We are not responsible for the availability or content of other services that may be linked to this Service. We do not make any warranties, express or implied, including without limitation, those of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to this Service or any information that is available through this Service. We do not make any representations, nor do we endorse the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other material or database displayed, uploaded or distributed in this Service or available though links in this Service. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to edit, correct, or delete any documents, information or other content in this Service. While Columbia Books, Inc. makes reasonable efforts to guard against such occurrences, we do not guarantee or warrant that this Service or materials that may be downloaded from this Service do not contain destructive features, including but not limited to, viruses or worms. We are not liable for any damages or harm attributable to such features. If you register for and/or continue to use this Service and any materials available through this Service, you do so solely at your own risk.

  9. Limitation of Liability

    Columbia Books, Inc., and its officers, directors, managers, employees, agents, suppliers, or licensors are not liable for incidental, indirect, consequential, special, punitive, or exemplary damages of any kind, including lost revenues or profits, litigation, loss of business or loss of data, in any way related to this Service or for any claim, loss or injury based on errors, omissions, malfunction, interruptions or other inaccuracies in this Service. No advice or information whether oral or written, obtained by you from us through the Service shall create any warranty, representation or guarantee not expressly stated in this Agreement. In no event shall the liability of Columbia Books, Inc. or its suppliers for damages arising from or related to this Agreement or the Service exceed the amount paid by you for the Service.

  10. Miscellaneous

    All legal proceedings arising out of or in connection with this Agreement shall be brought solely in the District of Columbia. Any cause of action by you with respect to the Service and this Agreement must be instituted within one (1) year after the cause of action arose or forever be waived and barred. Should any part of this Agreement be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed consistent with applicable law and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. This Agreement constitutes the entire and only agreement between you and us and supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties, and understandings with respect to the Service, the content, goods and services provided by or through the Service, and the subject matter of this Agreement. Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision. To the extent that anything in or associated with the Service is in conflict or inconsistent with this Agreement, the Agreement shall take precedence.