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General Terms and Conditions

ELITE MEETINGS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

This Web site (“site”) is operated by EliteMeetings.com, a subsidiary of Elite Meetings International, Inc. The following is a legal agreement between Elite Meetings International, Inc. (“EMI,” “Elite Meetings,” “EliteMeetings.com,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) and the user of this site (“you,” “your,” or “visitor”). By accessing, browsing, and/or using this site, you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to be bound to these terms of use and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

Elite Meetings may make changes to these terms from time to time. When these changes are made, Elite Meetings will make a new copy available. You understand and agree that if you use the site after the date on which the terms have changed, Elite Meetings will treat your use as acceptance of the updated terms.

Copyright
You acknowledge that the site contains information, data, software, photographs, videos, graphics, music, sounds, and other material (collectively, "content") that are protected by copyrights, trademarks, or other proprietary rights. These rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereinafter developed. If no specific restrictions are displayed, you may make copies of select portions of the content, provided that the copies are made only for your personal use and that you maintain any notices contained in the content, such as all copyright notices, trademark legends, or other proprietary rights notices.

Nothing contained on the site should be construed as granting any license or right to use the site or any information displayed on the site, through the use of framing or otherwise, except: (a) as expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions; or (b) with our prior written permission or the prior written permission from such third party that may own the trademark or copyright of information displayed on the site.

Cost to use the Site
EliteMeetings.com is a free online sourcing engine for users to search, select, and source meetings and events. Hotels and resorts (“suppliers”) that provide services to our users can also register for a free account.

Suppliers that have a basic listing pay no fees or commissions to Elite Meetings for listing their property. Suppliers can upgrade their complimentary listing by taking part in their choice of Elite Meetings marketing programs. To learn more information on taking advantage of the Elite Meetings marketing programs, please contact us at 1-800-730-0180.

Provision of the Site
Elite Meetings is constantly innovating in order to provide the best possible experience for its users. You acknowledge and agree that the services provided by Elite Meetings may change from time to time without prior notice to you. As part of this continuing innovation, you acknowledge and agree that Elite Meetings may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing any of its services at its sole discretion, without prior notice to you.

Links
You are free to encourage others to access the information on our site. We welcome links to our site. You are free to establish a hypertext link to our site so long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship or endorsement of your site by us or make use of a logo without written consent of the logo owner.

Our Web site may provide links to various websites that we do not control. When you click on one of these links, you will be transferred from our site and connected to the Web site of the organization or company that you selected. Even if an affiliation exists between our site and another site, we exercise no control over linked sites. Each of these linked sites maintains its own independent privacy and data collection policies and procedures. If you visit a Web site that is linked to our site, you should consult that site’s privacy policy before providing those sites with any of your personal information.

Your Account
In order to access certain services of EliteMeetings.com, you may be required to provide information about yourself (such as identification or contact details) as part of the registration process. You agree that any registration information you provide will always be accurate, correct, and up to date.

Your Privacy
Under no circumstances do we share or sell your contact information to any other organizations.

If you use the site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer. Subsequently, you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or with any associated passwords. As a registered user, you represent that each Request For Proposal (RFP) submitted is for a valid meeting and that you are authorized to submit the RFP.

You agree that you will not engage in any activity that interferes with, or disrupts, our site (or the servers and networks which are connected to our site). We and our affiliates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders at our sole discretion.

If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your account or password, you agree to notify Elite Meetings immediately at info@EliteMeetings.com.

Your License to Us
By submitting material to or through our site, you grant us and our partners, agents, affiliates and service providers (collectively, "affiliates"), the non-exclusive right to reproduce, modify and distribute such material as we see fit for any purpose in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You agree that we and our affiliates may identify you as the author of any of your postings by name, email address or screen name as we see appropriate. By submitting material to us, you are representing that such material does not violate or infringe any rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights. If any third-party content is included in any materials that you submit, you must obtain permission from the content owner and attribute such content to the owner.

Submissions
We welcome your comments regarding our site. However, any comments, feedback, notes, messages, ideas, suggestions or other communications (collectively, "comments") sent to EliteMeetings.com shall be and remain the exclusive property of EliteMeetings.com. Your submission of any such comments shall constitute an assignment to EliteMeetings.com of all worldwide rights, titles and interests in all copyrights and other intellectual property rights in the comments. EliteMeetings.com will be entitled to use, reproduce, disclose, publish and distribute any material you submit for any purpose whatsoever, without restriction and without compensating you in any way. For this reason, we ask that you not send us any comments that you do not wish to assign to us, including any confidential information.

Indemnity
You agree to hold us and our affiliates, agents and licensors harmless from any claim that may arise from your use of any of our site.

Intellectual Property and Proprietary Rights
You acknowledge and agree that Elite Meetings and its licensors own all legal right, title, trademark, trade secret, patent, and other proprietary and intellectual property rights to the site (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist). You further acknowledge that the site may contain information which is designated confidential by Elite Meetings and that you shall not disclose such information without Elite Meetings’ prior written consent.

To the best of Elite Meetings' knowledge, all material published by Elite Meetings on its site and other properties, are done in full agreement with the original copyright owners (be that Elite Meetings or another party).

All users of EliteMeetings.com and visitors to the site agree not to use any manual or automated means (of any type) to capture or extract data in bulk from Elite Meetings’ site. Information found on the site remains the property of Elite Meetings, and reuse of content for other purposes is not allowed unless expressly permitted by Elite Meetings in writing.

You agree that you shall not remove, obscure, or alter any proprietary right notices (including copyright and trademark notices) which may be affixed to or contained within the site. Unless you have been expressly authorized to do so in writing by Elite Meetings, you agree that in using the site, you will not use any logo or trademark of the company in a way that is likely or intended to cause confusion about the owner or authorized user of such marks, names, or logos.

Site Policies
Please review our other policies, such as our Privacy Policy, posted on our site. These policies also govern your visit to EliteMeetings.com. We reserve the right to make changes to the site, policies, and these Terms and Conditions at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

Contact Us
We welcome your feedback - and we wish to address any issues or questions you may bring to us quickly. Please use our Contact Us page to submit questions, comments or suggestions or send specific questions or comments involving our Web site.

You may also contact us at:
Phone: 805-730-1000 (8:30am – 5:30pm PST)
Fax: 805-730-1009
Mail:
Elite Meetings International, Inc.
925 De La Vina St.
#300
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Thank you for visiting EliteMeetings.com!

Date: December 1, 2008

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