Terms & Conditions

Your access to and use of Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council’s (“FSMSDC”) FSMSDC.org/businessexpo website is subject exclusively to these Terms and Conditions. You will not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. By using  the  website  you  are  fully  accepting  the  terms,  conditions  and disclaimers contained in this notice. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions you must immediately stop using the website.

1.  SECURITY & PRIVACY
For your protection, our website order forms use a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) data encryption, which will automatically initiate a secure session with your browser before any order or personal information is sent over the Internet. This ensures that your credit card information travels across the Internet securely.
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the web page. While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information.

2. PHOTOGRAPHY AND/OR VIDEOTAPING IN PROGRESS

Registration for, participation in and/or attendance at FSMSDC meetings and other activities constitutes an understand that you may be photographed, filmed, or videotaped and you hereby give Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council the unqualified right to take pictures and/or recordings of you and grant the perpetual right to use your likeness, image, photo (collectively, “image”), without compensation, for broadcast or exhibition in any medium and to put the finished pictures/recordings to any legitimate use without limitation or reservation. You hereby waive, release and forever discharge Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council from and against any and all claims or actions arising out of or resulting from any use of your image. Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council shall not be obligated to use, and may elect not to use, your image.

3. PAYMENT
Your right to use any service or product that is available for purchase through the Website, by phone, at the Event or otherwise is contingent upon your payment in full of the applicable fees indicated at the time of purchase (the “Fees”). Each applicable portion of the Fees must be paid in full at the time of purchase. You may pay any portion of the Fees by Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express credit cards.

4. REFUND POLICY
No refunds.

5. INFORMATION COLLECTION, USE, AND SHARING
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via the website forms, email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

6. LEGAL ADVICE
The contents of FSMSDC website does not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making or refraining from making any decision. All material contained on FSMSDC is provided without any or warranty of any kind. Use the material at your own discretion.

7. CHANGE OF USE
FSMSDC reserves the right to:
7.1 change or remove (temporarily or permanently) the website or any part of it without notice and you confirm that FSMSDC shall not be liable to you for any such change or removal
7.2 change these Terms and Conditions at any time, and your continued use of the website following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change.

8. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
FSMSDC’s website may feature links, materials, information, products, and services provided by third parties. Any such information, including but not limited to articles, press clippings, opinions, advice, statements, services, offers or other information made available by third parties such as content providers and other users of the Sites are those of the respective third party and not of FSMSDC or its affiliates. FSMSDC makes no representation with respect to, nor does it guarantee or endorse, the quality, non-infringement, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or reliability of such third party materials, information, services or products.

9. COPYRIGHT
9.1 All  copyright,  trademarks  and  all  other  intellectual  property  rights  in  the website and its content (including without limitation the website design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the website) are owned by or   licensed to FSMSDC or otherwise used by FSMSDC as permitted by law.
9.2 In accessing the website you agree that none of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of the copyright holder.

10. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
10.1 The website is provided on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
10.2 To the extent permitted by law, FSMSDC will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website.
10.3 FSMSDC makes no warranty that the functionality of the website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive.

11. INDEMNITY
You agree to indemnify and hold FSMSDC and its employees and agents harmless from and against all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses in relation to any claims or actions brought against FSMSDC arising out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website.

12. SEVERANCE
If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

13. WAIVER
If you breach these Conditions of Use and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these Conditions of Use.

14. USE RESTRICTIONS
Unless otherwise expressly stated in these Terms and Conditions or you receive FSMSDC 's prior written consent, you may not modify, translate, create derivative works of, copy, distribute, market, display, remove or alter any proprietary notices or labels from, lease, sell, sublicense, clone, transfer, decompile, reverse engineer, or incorporate into any information retrieval system (electronic or mechanical), the websites, any FSMSDC  content, or any portion thereof. Further, you may not (i) use the website for any unauthorized or illegal purpose or activity including, but not limited to, any activity to obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorized access to the website; (ii) interfere with the proper working of the website including, but not limited to, the transmission of any virus, worm, trap door, back door, timer, clock, Trojan horse, denial of service attack or other limiting routine, instruction or design; or (iii) interfere with any other person's use and enjoyment of the website.

15. COMPLETE AGREEMENT.
These Terms and Conditions, together with any revision, and any additional Terms of Use or Conditions incorporated by reference constitutes the entire agreement between you and FSMSDC relating to the website and its use by you, and supersedes any previous written or oral communication regarding use of the website.

16. CONTACT INFORMATION.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these Terms and Conditions or the website, please visit our "Contact Us" page.

17. STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS.
Regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to your use of the Sites must be filed by you within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

18. USE OF WEBSITE AND CONTENT OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES.
FSMSDC makes no claims regarding access or use of the website or its contents outside of the United States. If you use or access the website outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws and regulations of your jurisdiction as well as these Terms and Conditions.

19. GOVERNING LAW
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of the State of Florida and the County of Miami-Dade, you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts.

The Terms and Conditions are subject to amendment or modification at any time.

Revised July 12, 2017.

WHO WE ARE

The FSMSDC is one of 23 regional councils affiliated with the NMSDC. The mission of the Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council is to link Corporations and Government Agencies with Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) to foster business development and expansion.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Florida State Minority
Supplier Development Council (FSMSDC)

9499 N.E. Second Avenue, Suite 201
Miami, FL 33138
P: (305) 762-6151

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