These Terms are an agreement between Heart of America Arab Cultural Arts, Heart of America Belly Dance, Heart of America Raks LLC, its representatives, agents, and employees (“HOA”) and you or the entity you represent (“you”). By registering for or participating in this HOA event (“Event”), you confirm that you have read, understand and agree to these Terms. The Terms may be modified at any time by posting a revised version on the HOA website or by providing other notice to you. By participating in the Event, you agree to the latest version of these Terms.
1. Registration/Payment. To register for the Event, you must complete the Event registration process and pay all required registration fees prior to any deadlines.
2. Event Program and Cancellation by Us. The Event program is subject to change. HOA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to make changes to the Event program. Every effort will be made to keep instructors as represented. However, unforeseen circumstances may result in the substitution of lesson topic(s) or instructor(s). HOA may cancel the Event at any time and may deny, limit or cancel a registration at any time. HOA is not responsible for any damages, direct or indirect, including but not limited to transportation and accommodation costs resulting from such cancellation. If HOA cancels the Event, refunds will issued to the buyer.
There are NO REFUNDS for classes missed. Classes cancelled by the teacher will be made up/rescheduled at a time determined by the teacher.
3. Code of Conduct. You agree to behave in such a way as to create a safe, supportive learning environment while at the Event and any related events. You agree not to engage in disruptive speech or behavior or otherwise interfere with the Event or other individuals’ participation in the Event. You will comply with all applicable laws and agree not to engage in any form of harassing, offensive, discriminatory or threatening speech or behavior, including relating to race, gender, sexual orientation, religion or disability. HOA may require participants engaging or threatening to engage in such behavior to leave the Event or related event immediately and such participants will not be eligible to receive a refund of any fees paid to HOA related to the Event. If you witness such behavior, please promptly contact an HOA staff member so direct action can be taken.
4. License to Use Items. You grant to HOA and its affiliates, agents, employees and assigns an irrevocable, nonexclusive, royalty-free right and license throughout the world and in perpetuity to reproduce, edit, publish, distribute or translate, for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes or for any other purpose relating to their business, all or any part of the following items (“Items”): (a) all still photographs and all audio and video recordings that HOA or its independent contractors make of you or your voice or likeness in connection with the Event, including the right to use your name, likeness and biographical information, and (b) all materials (electronic or hard copy) submitted or presented by you in connection with the Event, including any materials submitted via social media handles associated with the Event. You consent to the use of the Items pursuant to the foregoing in perpetuity without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from you and waive any moral rights you may have in the Items.
5. Assumption of Risk. You acknowledge and agree that your attendance and participation in the Event is voluntary. The Event will include strenuous physical activity, consisting of dance instruction and dance performances. You acknowledge that you are in good physical condition and do not suffer from any disability that cause injury to you or others. You agree to assume the risks associated with attending and participating in the Event to the fullest extent permitted under applicable law.
6. Release of Claims. To the extent permissible by applicable law, you (for yourself, your heirs, personal representatives, assigns, and anyone else who might make a claim on your behalf) hereby release HOA and its affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, contractors, representatives, agents, successors and assigns, from any and all claims, demands, causes of action, suits, damages, losses, debts, liabilities, costs and expenses (including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) that you may have now or in the future associated in any way with the Event or the Items.
Your registration means you agree to all the foregoing terms and conditions.