It is the responsibility of the person or persons applying for or participating in a Singularity University Exponential Conference Series event (“Applicant or Participant”) to read and understand the policy and procedures outlined below regarding registration and payment. After submitting your registration, you will receive program specific information via email. These communications govern your participation in all Exponential Conference Series Programs (the "Program.")
SU Video and Recording Rights
In consideration of being permitted to participate in the Designated Program or Future Program, including any lectures, group sessions, and other calendared events associated with those events (the “Recorded Event“), you hereby agree as follows: 1. Likeness Release. You acknowledge that the SU media team may record the Recorded Event and/or portions thereof, voluntary interviews, informal discussions, or other footage that members of the media team deem relevant. SU hereby requests to use your name, voice, photograph, and likeness to the extent captured in photos, video recordings, and/or audio recordings, and/or transcripts thereof, and any quotations or statements made by you, and any biographical information submitted by you, during or relating to the Recorded Event (collectively, the “Materials“) including information submitted by you through an online portal dedicated to the audience members of the Recorded Event. You hereby irrevocably authorize SU and its affiliates, assignees, and sublicensees (the “SU Parties“) to reproduce, distribute, display, perform, prepare derivative works of, modify, and use the Materials for any lawful purpose (worldwide, in any manner or media now known or herein after created, and in perpetuity) of the SU Parties’ business, including providing the SU Parties’ products and services, advertising and promoting SU and its products and services, inclusion on SU’s websites, licensing to third parties, and other commercial exploitation. 2. No Compensation or Inspection.You understand and acknowledge that you will not be paid any compensation in connection with your Materials and you hereby waive any right that you may have to inspect and/or approve your Materials.
Release of SU
You voluntarily release the SU Parties from any and all claims, known or unknown, in connection with the use of your Materials as described above, which you have consented to and authorized by accepting this Enrollment Agreement. You also release SU from any and all claims, known or unknown, related to any injury you may sustain as a result of your participation in the Designated Program or Future Program. In giving this release, you acknowledge that you have read and understand Section 1542 of the California Civil Code, which reads as follows: “A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.” You expressly waive and relinquish all rights and benefits under this section and any law of any jurisdiction of similar effect with respect to your release of any unknown or unsuspected claims you may have against any SU Party.
Your Use of SU name and Logo
You acknowledge that SU is the lawful owner of the names, “Singularity Education Group,” “Singularity University,” "Exponential Conference Series," "Exponential Medicine," "Exponential Finance," Exponential Manufacturing," other conferences titled "Exponential," and “SU Labs” and its associated trademarks and service marks including “Ten to the Ninth Plus” or “10^9+” used in its activities, and you agree that unless you have received advance written approval from a senior manager of SU, you will take no action inconsistent with SU’s ownership of its names, trademarks, and service marks, including without limitation any incorporation of any of the foregoing into a longer name or other logo. For the avoidance of doubt, and without placing any limitation on the foregoing, you expressly agree not to place the logo or other trademarks of SU on any product being offered for sale, promotional or any other commercial purposes whether in a physical or online format.
Code of Conduct: Zero Tolerance Policy
The blend of ideas, experiences, and cultures that Program participants bring with them to SU makes the Program a unique and memorable experience. While SU encourages open dialogues and exchange of ideas, SU is committed to the health, safety, and dignity of each Program participant and to SU employees and visitors. Accordingly, during your participation in the Program including during lectures, time spent in accommodations, off site visits and transportation to and from events, you are prohibited from engaging (physically or digitally) in disruptive, threatening, violent, or discriminatory behavior, or unwelcome sexual advances. Disruptive behaviors include yelling, using profanity, waving arms or fists, verbally (or in writing) attacking or abusing others, and refusing reasonable requests to change one’s behavior when requested by a member of SU staff. Threatening behavior includes physical actions short of actual contact or injury such as moving aggressively into another’s personal space), as well as direct or implied oral or written threats to people or property. Violent behavior includes any physical assault, with or without weapons; behavior that a reasonable person would interpret as being potentially violent (throwing things, pounding one’s fist on a desk or door, or destroying property), or specific threats to inflict physical harm. Discriminatory behavior includes in any type of harassment that creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment for your fellow Program participants or for SU employees or guests, including, but not limited to, verbal, visual, or physical conduct that discriminates on the basis of sex, race, national origin, color, religion, age, disability or veteran’s status. Unwelcome sexual advances include: (i) graphic or degrading comments about an individual or his or her appearance; (ii) the display of sexually suggestive objects or pictures; (iii) subtle pressure for sexual activity; and (iv) physical contact or blocking movements. If you feel that a fellow Program participant is behaving in a manner that is inconsistent with this policy, promptly report the incident to SU’s CEO, Vice President of Operations, or General Counsel. SU will not tolerate any behavior in violation of this policy and if SU’s Chief Executive Officer or his or her designee determines that you have violated this provision, you will be asked to leave the Program and facilities either for the day, or for the remainder of the Program, with no refund for any portion of your Paid Program Fees, and if appropriate, law enforcement authorities may be called.
You represent that you are over the age of twenty one, that you have the power and authority to enter into this Enrollment Agreement, that you have no pre-existing obligation that may restrict or limit your ability to enter into this Enrollment Agreement, and that this Enrollment Agreement will be binding on your heirs, representatives and assigns. SU makes no representations or warranties, statutory, express, or implied regarding the effect or results of participating in an Program. This Enrollment Agreement is governed by the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any conflicts of laws principles that may require the application of the laws of a different jurisdiction. Any action under or relating to this Enrollment Agreement shall be brought solely in the state and federal courts located in California, with sole venue in the courts located in Santa Clara County and each party hereby submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts, except that SU may seek relief in any court of competent jurisdiction to protect or enforce its intellectual property and proprietary rights. You hereby waive any and all equitable and injunctive rights and acknowledge that your sole remedy for a breach of this Enrollment Agreement or otherwise shall be an action at law for damages. The above release and waiver are irrevocable.
Participation Terms & Agreement
By submitting an application or registration to participate in our Program, you herby acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to these binding Participation Terms and Conditions (the “Enrollment Agreement“). This Enrollment Agreement, which may be freely assigned by SU, constitutes the entire agreement between you and SU with respect to the subject matter hereof, and any and all written or oral agreements previously existing between you and SU are expressly canceled. After submitting your registration, you may be sent by email, program specific policies or additional agreements, which in addition to this Enrollment Agreement govern your participation in the Program. The foregoing documents may only be amended through a written instrument signed by you and an authorized officer or agent of SU.
Registrations are specific to you and are non-transferable.
Your registration fee is due either at the time of registration by credit card, or by invoice. Invoice payments must be made within 30 calendar days after your receipt of our invoice.
Full or partial refunds are allowed under the following schedule and conditions. Please note that all refunds at are the discretion of Singularity University.
|Days Before Program||Potential Refund|
|More than 90 Days||90% refund|
|Between 90 and 45 Days||50% refund|
|Fewer than 45 Days||No refund|
Cancellation by Singularity University
SU may, at its own discretion, cancel any Program within 21 calendar days notice for any reason. If SU cancels a Program, SU will refund to you in full all Paid Program Fees, or you may make an Extension Request.
All payments submitted on your behalf are subject to SU Finance Department verification. In the event of a dispute regarding whether you have made a payment, you must provide a copy of all supporting documentation via email to the SU Finance Department within three business days of receiving such request.
Singularity is located at the address set forth below. If you are a California resident, you may report complaints to the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs by contacting them in writing at 400 R Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, or by telephone at (800) 952-5210.
Singularity Education Group
NASA Research Park
S. Akron Rd. MS 20-1
Moffett Field, CA 94035-0001
Monday, June 19th, 2015