Date of last revision: July 17, 2009
“Tradeshow”: For the purpose of this Agreement “Tradeshow” means any exhibition organized so that companies in a specific industry can showcase and demonstrate their latest products, services, knowledge. This includes conference, seminar, webinar and any event (including on-line event) involving commercial or professional activities.
1. Acceptance of the Featured Tradeshow Service Agreement
The Service is offered through the web site identified by the uniform resource locator (URL) www.mercatrade.com.
Conditions of acceptance
This Service Agreement will take effect, and your Featured Tradeshow account will be activated, once the following conditions are fulfilled:
We reserve the absolute right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or delete portions of the Featured Tradeshow Service Agreement at any time without further notice and with direct effect. You will be informed by email of any changes to this Service Agreement. We will also post the changes to this Service Agreement on this page and will indicate at the top of this page the date these terms were last revised. Your continued use of the website after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Service Agreement.
2. Subscription to the Service
You subscribe to the Featured Tradeshow Service for duration of one year from the activation of the service subsequent to the fulfillment of the conditions of acceptance.
Service Fee and payment
All payments made are not refundable.
Fee for the Service may change from time to time, from one year o another, at MERCATRADE’s sole discretion, for promotional events, for new services or new fee policy applicable. The fee to be paid by the User is the fee applicable at the date of the request for the Service by the User.
The Service Fee is exclusive of any taxes, duties or other governmental, banking or transactional and handling charges or levies. In particular, if you proceed to payment by bank transfer, it is your responsibility to make sure that the full service fee reaches MERCATRADE bank account.
Any unlawful use of credit Card or Bank Account is prohibited. MERCATRADE shall not be held responsible for the provision of the Service which has been paid for via unauthorized credit card or bank accounts. You agree to indemnify and hold MERCATRADE, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their directors, officers, agents, contractors, partners and employees, harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim, demand, damages, costs and expenses, including attorney’s fees, arising out or in connection with any unauthorized use of credit card or bank accounts.
Renewal of subscription
MERCATRADE will send you a service renewal notification, including applicable service fee, by email one month before the anniversary date of your subscription. Renewal of your subscription involves your completion of the conditions of acceptance set forth in article 1 of this agreement before the 10th day after the anniversary date of your subscription. If the conditions of acceptance have not been fulfilled by this date the Featured Tradeshow Service will be cancelled.
3. The Featured Tradeshow Service
Featured Tradeshow Service features
The Featured Tradeshow Service is available for one year and for one Tradeshow only.
Upon subscription of the Service, each Featured Tradeshow member has access to the following main features:
It is MERCATRADE’s philosophy to always provide you with the best service possible. Consequently, the Featured Tradeshow Service features may be upgraded, modified from time to time, or interrupted for maintenance purposes at our sole discretion. All new or modified features, new or modified applications shall be governed by this Agreement, unless otherwise stated by MERCATRADE.
You agree that MERCATRADE shall not be held liable for any inability to use the Service wholly or partly whether due to disruption to the Service, changes to or termination of the Service, delays, inaccuracies, errors, omissions. You also agree that MERCATRADE shall not be held liable for any direct or indirect damages arising as a result of the use or the inability to use the Service wholly or partly.
MERCATRADE is not involved in the actual transaction between Tradeshow members and other MERCATRADE users.
Conditions of use of the Featured Tradeshow Service
By Posting listings and information you provide MERCATRADE with information that will displayed on MERCATRADE.com. Therefore, you represent, warrant and agree:
You also grant MERCATRADE a nonexclusive, royalty free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant MERCATRADE and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content and information, if they choose.
Each Featured Tradeshow account is available for one legal or physical entity only. The use of the Featured Tradeshow account by multiple entities is prohibited. The breach of that provision would lead to immediate termination of the Service with no reimbursement of the Service fees. It is your responsibility to keep your account information (user name and password) confidential to avoid use of your Featured Tradeshow account by any other entity. MERCATRADE shall not be held liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this provision.
We reserve the right to proceed to random verification of your subscription and company information by using the Authorization and Verification procedure supplied by a third party credit agency. The failure to pass the Authorization and Verification procedure would lead to immediate termination of the Service Agreement.
You also agree that MERCATRADE, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their directors, officers, agents, contractors, partners and employees is not responsible and shall not be held liable for any direct or indirect damages arising as a result of any other User’s use or misuse MERCATRADE.com.
Intellectual Property Rights
All content on MERCATRADE Featured Tradeshow Service including designs, text, graphics, pictures, information, applications, software and other files, and their selection and arrangement, are the proprietary property of MERCATRADE, or its licensors with all rights reserved. No Site Content maybe modified, copied, distributed, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without MERCATRADE’s prior written permission.
Any unauthorized use of the Featured Tradeshow Service content, as stated in this Agreement, may also violate applicable laws including copyrights and trademark laws. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise.
4. Termination of the Service Agreement
MERCATRADE may terminate the Service Agreement with immediate effect and without notice:
a) in case of breach of any applicable law by the User;
b) in case of any breach by the User of this Service Agreement and/or MERCATRADE Terms o Use
c) in case of the failure of the User to pass a random Authorization and Verification procedure processed by a third party credit agency appointed by MERCATRADE
d) for any reason, and at MERCATRADE’s sole discretion, in case of actions or omissions of the User that may affect MERCATRADE’s reputation and business.
In case of termination of the Service Agreement due to the events a) or b), MERCATRADE would not proceed to any refund of the subscription fee.
In case of termination of the Service Agreement due to the event c), MERCATRADE would deduct 50% of the subscription fee to cover the costs of the Authorization and Verification procedure, then MERCATRADE would refund the remaining 50% of the subscription fee pro-rata the remaining number of days of Service available.
In case of termination of the Service Agreement due to event d) MERCATRADE would refund the subscription fee pro-rata the remaining number of days of Service available.
5. Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
Disclaimer of warranty
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, THIS SERVICE IS PROVIDED BY MERCATRADE ON A “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. MERCATRADE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE QUALITY, DURABILITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THIS SERVICE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT MATERIALS, PRODUCTS (INCLUDING SOFTWARE) INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THIS SERVICE, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
MERCATRADE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND AS TO THE LEGALITY, TRUTHFULLNESS, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION, COMMUNICATION DISPLAYED OR TRANSFERED TRHOUGH THE SERVICE BY A USER.
Limitation of liability
Under no circumstances MERCATRADE shall be held liable for any inability or delay to use the Service wholly or partly whether due to disruption to the Service for any reason, changes to or termination of the Service, delays, inaccuracies, errors, omissions.
MERCATRADE shall not be held liable for any direct or indirect damages arising as a result of the use, delay in using or the inability to use the Service wholly or partly or arising from for any use, misuse, unlawful use of the Service by any other User.
Regardless of the previous paragraph, if MERCATRADE is found to be liable, our liability to you or to any third party is limited to the total fees you paid to us in the 12 months prior the action giving rise to the liability.
6. Additional terms