Terms & Conditions for NAA Events
Prior to your registration, you must acknowledge and accept the Terms & Conditions contained herein. Should you not wish to accept the Terms & Conditions you should not register. Submission of a registration is regarded as affirmation of your acceptance of the event Terms & Conditions.
REGISTRATION FOR IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL EVENTS
A valid email address is required for all registrations. By submitting your email address during the event registration process, you agree that NAA and its event partners may send you event-related information.
NAA may disclose your personal data to third party service providers engaged by NAA to assist in the conduct of the event (e.g. housing bureau, mobile application provider, digital platforms, etc.).
NONDISCRIMINATION FOR IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL EVENTS
NAA prohibits discrimination, harassment, and bullying against any person for any reason—for example, because of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religion, gender, sexual or affectional orientation, gender identity, appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
NAA employees, volunteers, members, exhibitors, sponsors, nonmembers, spouses, children, family members, guests, and other constituents of the NAA, when and where ever those individuals are conducting NAA business or participating in NAA meetings, conferences, events, activities, social gatherings, whether in person or virtual, shall maintain an environment free of discrimination, including harassment, bullying, and retaliation. Participants are expected to adhere to these principles and respect the rights of others.
CODE OF CONDUCT FOR IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL EVENTS
NAA’s meetings, conferences, and other events, both in person and virtual, seek to enable engaging, thought provoking conversations that support NAA’s core mission of advancing auction professional’s careers. Accordingly, NAA is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment to all participants, including staff and vendors. All participants have the right to pursue shared interests without harassment or discrimination in an environment that supports diversity and inclusion. Participants are expected to adhere to these principles and respect the rights of others.
USAGE OF MATERIALS FOR IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL EVENTS
The NAA imposes certain restrictions on the use of multimedia at its in-person and virtual events (e.g. photography, images, logos, video, audio, online streaming, broadcasting, rebroadcasting, repurposing, and all future mediums). An attendee is permitted to use hand-held cameras and/or smart phones to take photographs and capture digital images for personal, non-commercial use, provided the photography is not disruptive. Photographs, videos, presentations/materials (printed and electronic) may not be edited, published, sold, reproduced, transmitted, distributed, broadcasted, rebroadcasted, repurposed or otherwise commercially exploited in any manner whatsoever.
The NAA may hire professional service providers (including but not limited to photo/video/streaming/audio) to document and display the event experience. NAA may also use social media and digital platforms, (including, but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Zoom, YouTube, etc.) to: (i) post real-time photos and videos to its social media and digital feeds; and (ii) display select submissions from those feeds on monitors throughout the event venue for in-person events and on broadcasting platforms for online streaming and virtual events. Attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors who capture their event experiences and post their own social content from the event (text, photos, audio, video, streaming) must not infringe upon the rights of any attendee, sponsor, third party, or NAA. Such infringement would include, but is not limited to, defamation or infringement of intellectual property rights. In the event participants require a release or permission to protect the rights of a third party, obtaining such a release or permission shall be the sole responsibility of the participant.
By attending the in-person and/or virtual event, you, your guests/family, acknowledge and agree as follows: (a) NAA may edit and use footage it captures at the event for broadcasting, rebroadcasting, repurposing, selling, marketing and promotional activities and for any other lawful purpose in the ordinary course of its business; and (b) due to the prevalence of mobile recording devices in today’s world, NAA disclaims all liability for the capture of your image in any multimedia format by other attendees at the event.
ATTIRE FOR IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL EVENTS
For in-person events, dress attire is professional business to business casual. For virtual events, dress attire is either professional or casual and must be appropriate for public viewing.
PARTICIPANTS: IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL EVENTS (INCLUDES ADULTS AND MINORS)
Your voice, image, logo, comments or other personal or professional data may be captured by any lawful means available and may be used at any time both during and/or after the event. NAA reserves all rights to edit, produce, distribute, sell, broadcast, rebroadcast, and repurpose the content at any time during and after the event for any lawful purpose, in the ordinary course of its business.
NAA reserves the right to change, amend, add or remove any of the above Terms & Conditions in its sole discretion and without prior notice. If one or more of the conditions outlined in these Terms & Conditions should become invalid, the remaining conditions will continue to be valid and apply. These Terms & Conditions apply to all event participants (attendees, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, guests, vendors, etc.). The views expressed by any event participant are not necessarily those of the NAA. All participants are solely responsible for the content of all individual or corporation presentations, marketing collateral, and/or advertising.