TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERNING USE OF THE PLATFORM
These terms and conditions of use (the "Terms & Conditions") apply to the registration platform called the Centralized User Registration System - Eventos FELABAN available on the website registro.felaban.net (the "Registration System" or the "Platform"). This platform is especially designed for formal enrollment in the Registry, either as an individual or on behalf of a company, for subsequent registration in various events, assemblies and congresses organized by FELABAN in different countries throughout the year, in alliance with local banking associations and other members (the "Congresses"). This document sets out the legal and binding terms and conditions to which you as a Platform user will be subject (the "User"). By using the Registry in any capacity, including but not limited to registering, visiting or browsing the Platform, YOU ARE FREELY COMMITTING TO COMPLYING WITH THESE TERMS & CONDITIONS.
The Platform is operated by FELABAN, a federation incorporated and existing under the laws of the Republic of Colombia, with its domicile and main offices located in the city of Bogotá, Colombia.
FELABAN reserves the right to change, modify, substitute, add or remove sections of these Terms & Conditions at any time and without prior notice, by publishing the modified, substituted or added Terms & Conditions in the Platform. It is the User’s responsibility to periodically review the Terms and Conditions. Use of the Platform after any changes made in the Terms & Conditions have been posted constitutes tacit acceptance of those changes and the entire Terms & Conditions.
1. Use of the Platform
The Platform is a virtual application that allows Users to formally enroll in the Registry. The Registry works as a centralized database for subsequent registration of Users in the Congresses in which they choose to participate. Once the personal information indicated below has been entered, the Platform lets Users quickly register in congresses organized or sponsored by FELABAN. In addition, and only for certain specific congresses, the Platform provides online registration payment services via an alliance established with online payment intermediaries (the "Payment Intermediaries").
1.2. When registering, Users must enter clear, accurate, truthful, complete and updated ID information (including name, surname, identity document number, etc.), contact information (telephone, Twitter account name, etc.), demographic information (gender, etc.) and information about their company (if registering on behalf of a company). If a User registers on behalf of a company, he/she must enter the company ID and contact information (including company name, tax ID number, contact email and address). Additionally, via the Platform FELABAN may collect and process information regarding the congresses attended.
1.3. For the congresses that provide online registration payment services, FELABAN is not responsible for the operation of the Payment Intermediary platform. Additionally, Users are subject to the use and privacy policies each Payment Intermediary may have in place.
2. Platform Usage Requirements
2.1. Legal Age: To use the Platform, Users must be of legal age per the regulations in force or as they may be modified from time to time. If an underage minor uses the Platform, he/she must be authorized by his/her parents or guardians and be under their supervision. However, underage minors may not directly access the Platform and must do so by way of an account set up by their parents or legal guardians. By accepting these Terms & Conditions, Users hereby declare, represent and warrant that they are of legal age, are capable of being legally bound and capable of entering into contracts, and that all the information submitted at the time of registration in the Platform is true. FELABAN reserves the right to request proof of age. FELABAN may suspend an account until satisfactory proof of age is provided. FELEBAN may, at its discretion and at any time, modify the Platform admission criteria. The indemnities, waivers and other concessions set forth in these Terms & Conditions shall in any case apply to and be enforceable regarding individuals who access and use the Platform.
2.2. Registration: Users must register in the Platform via the website provided to this effect. To register, Users need to choose a user name, a password and provide the information requested by the Platform, which will be included in each User profile. Users may register as individuals or on behalf of their company. Users must provide truthful, accurate, complete and updated information at the time of registration. Failure to do so is a violation of the Terms & Conditions and may result in the immediate cancellation or suspension of your account. Users may not use user IDs that (i) belong to others in order to supplant such individuals; (ii) are part of the net worth or part of the rights of other individuals, without having obtained proper authorization to this effect; and/or (iii) is offensive, vulgar, or obscene. FELABAN reserves the right, subject to its absolute discretion, to deny registration or cancel a User account. Users are solely responsible for the activity undertaken in their account and are responsible for keeping their passwords confidential. Users agree to immediately report to FELEBAN any unauthorized use of their account or any other security breach related thereto, in order to take the necessary measures. Users may contact FELABAN at the following e-mail address: [email protected]
3.1. Access to and use of the Platform is provided free of charge. However, registering for congresses does have a cost, which is determined in each case by FELABAN and the banking association with which the respective congress is being held; Users are provided timely information about these costs via the communication channels foreseen for each specific Congress.
3.2. If a congress provides the online registration payment option, Users will be given timely information to that effect via the communication channels provided for each specific meeting or by way of the Platform.
4. Restrictions on the use of the Platform
Access to and use of the Platform only lets users enter their personal information to enroll in the Registry, link this information to the Congresses organized by FELABAN and subsequently make the corresponding online registration payment. This Platform may not be used by users for purposes other than those mentioned.
Users may not sell, license, rent, or otherwise use or exploit the Platform in any way for commercial purposes or violate the rights of any third party in any way.
Users are solely responsible for the Internet access required for proper operation of the Platform. All Internet access charges shall be borne by the User.
4.4. The rights granted and the restrictions indicated in these Terms & Conditions include any Platform updates that replace or supplement the original Platform.
5. Platform Changes
5.1. To the extent permitted by applicable law, FELABAN reserves the right to modify, suspend or interrupt the operation of the Platform at any time, for any reason and without prior notice. FELABAN reserves the right to limit certain uses and features of the Platform and its functionalities and tools, and to partially or completely restrict Platform access, without the need to provide prior notice or present any justification.
5.2. Any responsibility that may be attributed to FELABAN as a consequence of any modification, suspension or interruption, whether permanent or temporary, experienced by the Platform is expressly excluded.
6. User Obligations
6.1. Users agree to not use the Platform for purposes that are contrary to the Terms & Conditions and applicable legislation.
6.2. Users agree to not decompile, reverse engineer, decipher, disassemble or attempt to derive the operation or underlying ideas or algorithms of any part of the Platform.
6.3. Users agree not to use, either directly or indirectly, nor to authorize other users to use, the contents installed or published on the Platform.
6.4. The Platform is designed to provide a personal and non-commercial service, save for what is expressly indicated in these Terms & Conditions. The modification, reproduction, publication or transfer of any of the contents of the Platform to third parties or the use of same for commercial purposes is prohibited. FELABAN reserves the right, subject to its absolute discretion, to deny or cancel access to the Platform in the event of detecting conduct or activities that, in its opinion, may be contrary to these Terms & Conditions.
6.5. Users are responsible for all activities performed in the Platform and for the use given to it and agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Third party use of your account is prohibited. It is your obligation to prevent unauthorized use of your account.
6.6. By accepting these Terms & Conditions regarding the Platform Users agree, either directly or through an intermediary, to the following conditions. Users shall not:
6.6.1. Infringe these Terms & Conditions
6.6.2. Infringe intellectual property rights
6.6.3. Infringe contractual conditions
6.6.4. Infringe the rights of individuals or legal entities.
6.6.5. Engage in criminal acts, especially those related to the use of technology and information and supplanting third parties or fraud.
6.6.6. Distribute unauthorized materials
6.6.7. Infringe regulations regarding personal data protection
6.6.8. Interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper operation of the Platform
6.6.9. Violate applicable law
6.6.10. Use this Platform as a means to perform illegal or unauthorized activities in Colombia or in any other country
6.6.11. Users agree to be responsible for any activity performed in their own account.
6.6.12. Users shall not abuse, harass, threaten or intimidate other Users by any means.
6.6.13. Users agree not to impersonate third parties nor use vulgar or offensive user names.
6.6.14. [Users agree not to] post comments, images, messages, opinions, information, or the like that are defamatory or abusive in nature or contrary to sound moral standards and customs or are discriminatory, offensive, obscene, intimidating, slanderous, inappropriate, illegal or in any way infringe the rights of others, including the rights of minors, or which may cause them damage and/or harm or which constitute a crime or a defense of crime and/or incite violence and/or the commission of crimes.
6.6.15. [Users agree not to] publish material that violates rights of minors that are regulated by special legislation, especially that which refers to child pornography.
6.6.16. [Users agree to not] create false profiles or profiles created with third party information that supplant the identities of others. Each user may not create more than one profile.
6.7. User are solely responsible for the access and use that, with or without intent, knowledge or consent, they make of the Platform and, particularly if this use happens in their account.
7. User Statements
7.1. By accepting these Terms & Conditions, Users declare, represent and warrant that they understand, accept and acknowledge that:
7.1.1. FELABAN does not guarantee the availability, infallibility and continuity of the the Platform operations. If appropriate, FELABAN will warn about Platform operation interruptions and, in the event operations are interrupted, FELABAN excludes any liability for damages of any type that may arise in this regard.
7.1.2. FELABAN has the right to deny entry to any person, at any time and for any reason.
7.1.3. FELEBAN has the right to remove content matter entered by Users (such as the photos Users enter to enroll in the Registry) that in the opinion of FELABAN are illegal, offensive or defamatory or which in any other way may violate applicable law or these Terms & Conditions.
7.1.5. FELABAN does not offer guarantees, and therefore is not responsible for the presence of, viruses or other harmful elements in the Platform or which may arise from or as a result of entering the Platform, which may cause alterations in User or third party computer systems and/or electronic devices or in the files stored in such systems.
8. Disclaimer and No Representations or Warranties
8.1. The information and contents published in the Platform may contain errors or inaccuracies. FELABAN does not guarantee the accuracy of and assumes no responsibility for inaccuracies or errors regarding Platform contents.
8.2. For no reason and in under no circumstances shall FELABAN or its directors, officers and affiliates be liable for direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential, compensatory, or any other damages arising from or in connection with the entry or use that Users make of the Platform, regardless of the liability theory on which the allegations may be based.
8.3. The limitations and exclusions of liability reflect the distribution of risk between FELABAN and the User. The limitations and exclusions of liability contained in these Terms & Conditions shall survive and apply even if it is determined that any particular provision does not fulfill its essential purpose. Limitations and exclusions of liability are established for the benefit of FELABAN.
Access to and use of the Platform means that Users agree to hold FELABAN harmless against any claim, complaint, administrative or judicial investigation, legal action or proven liability based on or related to any violation by FELABAN of these Terms & Conditions. Consequently Users may not sue or file claims of any kind, or recover or attempt to recover any compensation for damages of any kind from FELABAN as a result of any decision or action made by FELABAN as part of the administration, management, operation and implementation of the Platform. This indemnity applies to any violation by FELABAN of these Terms & Conditions.
9.2. Users agree to defend, indemnify and hold FELABAN, its affiliates and each of its employees, contractors, directors, suppliers and representatives, harmless from all liabilities, claims and expenses, including related costs and attorneys' fees, arising out of or related to any inappropriate use or misuse of, or access to, the Platform, or to the User's use of their information as Users, or to the violation of the Terms & Conditions, or infringement by a User or by any third party using a User account, of any intellectual property or other right of any individual or entity. FELABAN reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by the User, in which case the User shall assist and cooperate with FELABAN in its defense.
10. Rights of Other Users
10.1. Users agree not to infringe the rights of other Platform users, especially regarding but not limited to intellectual property and privacy rights and the protection of personal data.
11.2. FELABAN reserves the right to remove the Platform, in whole or in part, based on its own absolute judgment, at any time and without notice. Elimination of the Platform may result in the destruction of all the information associated with User accounts.
11.3. Any liability that Users may attribute to FELABAN as a result of the termination of these Terms & Conditions and the elimination of the Platform is hereby expressly waived.
12. The Property and Intellectual Property Rights of FELABAN and of Third Parties
12.1. All the elements and information found in this Platform, including texts, processes, methods, business secrets, know-how, techniques, formats, images, music, trademarks, logos, signage, trade names, sounds, graphics, videos, animation and other materials and tools that are subject to being protected by intellectual property, are and shall remain the property of their respective owners, whether this is FELABAN, its contractors, employees, licensors, licensees or, in general, any third party.
12.2. Any unauthorized use of the elements and information contained on this Platform that may infringe the property and intellectual property rights of FELABAN or its contractors, employees, licensors, assignors and in general any of third party, may involve initiating the corresponding legal actions by the holders of such rights.
12.3. Access to and use of the Platform do not in any way imply concession or denial of any license, concession or right to use any text, process, method, business secret, know-how, technique, format, image, music, brand, logo, sign, trade name, sound, graphics, video, animation and any other materials and tools susceptible to protection via intellectual property, different from what is exactly foreseen here.
12.4. The creation of websites, Internet portals, platforms, businesses, electronic documents or computer programs or applications of any kind containing hyperlinks or marks that redirect surfers to any part of the Platform, is prohibited.
12.5. Any type of liability that Users may attribute to FELABAN resulting from infringement of the rights of other users or of third parties to their property and intellectual property rights is expressly excluded.
12.6. FELABAN is not responsible for intellectual property matters derived from the contents originated by Users or third parties or from the information provided by Users or third parties about their products or services.
13. Violation of the Terms & Conditions
13.1. Any violation of the Terms & Conditions, or any complaint or information that FELABAN may receive about a violation, abuse or inappropriate use of these Terms & Conditions and/or the Platform, may be investigated by FELABAN or by third parties, and the necessary measures shall be taken to initiate all legal and extra legal actions that may be required against [such] Users, among other purposes, in order to obtain cessation of the behavior and any applicable compensation. Violation of these Terms & Conditions may result in the final suspension or termination of your account and in any corresponding civil or criminal liability.
13.2. If Users have questions about the legality of their actions in the pursuit of their activities in the Platform, they should not hesitate to consult us beforehand.
13.3. If Users believe their rights may have been infringed by third parties or by FELABAN, or that their accounts may have been suspended or cancelled in error or due to confusion regarding their identity, they should not hesitate to contact us (see Section 15, "Contact").
14. Third Party Portals and/or Applications
14.1. The websites linked to the Platform (such as the websites of the banking associations that organize Congresses in alliance with FELABAN) are not the property of FELABAN and are not operated, controlled or administered by FELABAN. Therefore FELABAN is exonerated from liability of any kind regarding the contents, practices, policies, security, services, availability, compliance with its Terms & Conditions of use or its privacy policies.
14.2. The links contained in the Platform to third party websites do not constitute sponsorship, protection, defense, guarantee, tutelage or endorsement of any kind by FELABAN of such contents, practices, policies, security, services, availability, compliance with the terms and conditions of use or the privacy policies.
14.3. Access to and use of third party websites linked to the Platform is the responsibility of the User.
14.4. Any liability that Users may attribute to FELABAN as a result of damages related to use of the portals, services, products or contents that are available through the third party websites linked to the Platform, is hereby expressly excluded.
15.1. If Users have any questions or concerns about the Terms & Conditions, they should not hesitate to contact us at [email protected].