Terms and Conditions of Attendance and Participation
These are the terms (the “Agreement”) that govern your attendance at and/or participation in the Chirp Developer Conference (collectively referred to herein as “Chirp” or the “Event”).
By registering for the Event you are agreeing to these terms, which form a legal contract between Twitter, Inc. (“Twitter”), and the registered attendee and/or participant (“you”).
These terms and conditions may be updated as needed, at any time, by Twitter in its sole discretion. You should visit the site regularly for updates.
1. Event admission
1.1. Admittance. Your registration entitles you admission to the Event. Any and all other costs associated with your attendance (including without limitation any travel and/or accommodation expenses) shall be borne solely by you and Twitter shall have not liability for such costs.
1.2. Termination. You acknowledge that Twitter reserves the right to request your removal from the Event if Twitter, in its sole discretion, considers your presence and/or behavior to create a disruption or to hinder the Event and/or the enjoyment of the Event by other attendees or speakers.
1.3. Media. By attending the Event you grant Twitter the right (a) to film, photograph or record you at the Event; (b) to use the resulting recordings, films and photographs (and my name image, likeness, social media handle(s), Tweet(s) and/or voice), together with any other materials (the “Materials”) at anytime, anywhere in the world, in any digital media, for lawful (including promotional) purposes in connection with the Event; (c) without any further approval from you or any payment to you.
1.4. Event Content. You acknowledge and agree that Twitter, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to change any and all aspects of the Event, including but not limited to, the Event name, themes, content, program, speakers, performers, hosts, moderators, venue and time.
2.1 Twitter will follow current local COVID-19 protocols for the Event. Twitter adheres to the COVID-19 guidelines set forth by the San Francisco Department of Public Health. Therefore, the COVID-19 plan and protocols for this Event will be based on the public health conditions, guidelines, and orders at the time of the Event. You agree that you will follow all reasonable instructions of Twitter with respect to COVID-19 virus protocols and you agree that you shall have no claim against Twitter in the event you contract the COVID-19 virus due to your attendance at the Event or travel in connection therewith.
3.1. Payment. The payment of the applicable fee(s) for the Event is due upon registration. If such payment is insufficient or declined for any reason Twitter may refuse to admit you to the Event and shall have no liability in that regard.
3.2. Taxes. The fee(s) may be subject to sales tax, value added tax, or any other taxes and duties which, if applicable, will be charged to you in addition to the fee(s).
3.3. You understand that you are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes (if any), and all associated activities, transportation and expenses.
4. Substitution and cancellation policy
4.1. Event registration may not be transferred. Each attendee must apply and register separately.
4.2. You may cancel your registration at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Cancellations received on or before 12:00:00 am PST on October 1, 2022 are eligible for a full refund. Cancellations received on or after 12:00:01 am PST will not receive a refund.
4.3. If the Event is canceled by Twitter, or canceled due to events beyond Twitter’s control, registrants will receive a full refund. If the Event is rescheduled or postponed, registrants will have the option to transfer their registration to the new date, or receive a refund.
6. Intellectual property
6.1. All intellectual property rights in and to the Event, the Event content and all materials distributed at or in connection with the Event are owned by Twitter and/or the Event sponsors or speakers presenting at the Event. You may not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce any trademarks or trade names appearing at the Event, in any Event content and/or in any materials distributed at or in connection with the Event for any reason without the prior written permission of Twitter and/or the trademark owner.
6.2. For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to vest in you any legal or beneficial right in or to any trademarks or other intellectual property rights owned or used under license by Twitter or any of its affiliates or grant to you any right or license to any other intellectual property rights of Twitter or its affiliates, all of which shall at all times remain the exclusive property of Twitter and its affiliates.
7. Warranties and limitation of liability
7.1. Twitter gives no warranties in respect of any aspect of the Event or any materials related thereto or offered at the Event and, to the fullest extent possible under the laws governing this Agreement, disclaims all implied warranties, including but not limited to warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, timeliness and merchantability. Neither Twitter nor its affiliates can accept any responsibility or liability for reliance by you or any person on any aspect of the Event and/or any information provided at the Event.
7.2. Other than to the extent required as a matter of law: (i) neither Twitter nor its affiliates shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential costs, damages or losses arising directly or indirectly from the Event or other aspect related thereto or in connection with this Agreement.
7.3. The maximum aggregate liability of Twitter for any claim in any way connected with therewith or this Agreement whether in contract, tort or otherwise (including any negligent act or omission) shall be limited to the amount paid by you to Twitter under this Agreement to attend the Event.
7.4. You release and hold harmless Twitter, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, actions, and/or liability for any loss, injuries and/or damages (including, without limitation, any death or disability) sustained in connection with my attendance at the Event (including any travel or activity related thereto), or use of the Materials as permitted hereunder. It is understood and agreed that this is a complete RELEASE and DISCHARGE of all my claims and rights against the Released Parties, and that no action will be taken by me or on my behalf with respect to any such rights; it being understood that this Release shall be binding upon my parents, guardians, heirs, executors, and administrators.
7.5. You warrant and represent that (a) you will not engage (and have not engaged) in any conduct or make any statement that would disparage, denigrate, portray in an unfavorable light or bring me or Twitter into public disrepute or scandal, (b) you are eighteen (18) years of age or older and have the full right and power to enter into this agreement/release (“Release”), and (c) the terms of this Release do not conflict with any existing commitment you have. Additionally, you shall conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times during the Event. You agree not to film/photograph other guests at the Event. You shall follow all instructions of Twitter at the Event, and Twitter shall have the right to remove you from the event at its sole discretion.
8. Code of Conduct
8.1. Twitter is committed to providing a friendly, safe, and welcoming environment for all participants at the Event. We expect all attendees to treat one another with respect and courtesy. By registering for and attending the Event, you agree to comply with the Twitter Developer Community code of conduct. Twitter takes violations of the Code of Conduct seriously and will respond appropriately to any violations thereof, including but not limited to, your expulsion from the Event .
9. Governing law and jurisdiction
9.1. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of California and the parties shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the California courts.