Terms and Conditions (Effective 5/1/2017)

By your use of www.AccountingCred.org (the Website) you agree to the following Terms and Conditions, and to the AccountingCred CPE Credit Policy and Privacy Policy, which may be found below the Terms and Conditions on this page. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions or to the CPE Credit Policy or Privacy Policy, you should not use the Website. We reserve the right to modify or amend the Terms and Conditions and/or the CPE Credit Policy and/or Privacy Policy at any time and re-post them to this page, and your continued use of the Website constitutes agreement with any modified and re-posted Terms and Conditions and/or CPE Credit Policy and/or Privacy Policy. You are accordingly encouraged to bookmark this page and check it often.

The material available on the Website (the “Content “) is for your personal, internal, non-commercial use and is intended for informational and educational purposes only.  You may not copy, modify, distribute, reproduce, sell, post, download or otherwise use the Content in any form or in any medium, in whole or in part, without prior written permission, which may be requested by submitting an email to info@accountingcred.org.  We reserve the right to modify or remove the Content at any time and nothing in these Terms and Conditions provides you with any intellectual property rights in the Content.

In the event, you communicate with us through the Website or through other means, and whether by sending suggestions, ideas, remarks, materials, graphics, data, testimonials, or other information (collectively, “Submissions “), all such submissions shall be treated as non-proprietary and non-confidential and may be used for marketing or other purposes in our sole discretion.

Attendee contact information and data provided before during and after each webinar may be shared with the Sponsors of the courses for which the attendee has registered, for their individual marketing purposes.  We do not control how market data is used once it has been provided through the Website.

All intellectual property found on the Website, including, without limitation, trademarks, service marks, logos and copyrighted material are the property of AccountingCred or of its sponsoring organizations. Except as explicitly stated herein, you are not granted any license or other right to use such intellectual property without prior written consent, which may be requested by submitting an email to info@accountingcred.org.  In the event that you believe copyrighted material owned by you or someone you represent is being infringed upon by the Website, please notify us by submitting an email to info@accountingcred.org.

PLEASE NOTE: WHEN YOU USE THE WEBSITE, OR ACCESS THE CONTENT, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE CONTENT, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ASSOCIATED WITH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”. ACCOUNTINGCRED AND ITS SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO ANY MATTER WHATSOEVER RELATING TO THE WEBSITE, THE CONTENT AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PROVIDED HEREIN, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT.  IN ADDITION, ACCOUNTINGCRED AND ITS SPONSORING ORGANIZATONS DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES REGARDING THE ACCURACY OR APPROPRIATENESS OF ANY OF THE CONTENT. ACCOUNTINGCRED AND ITS SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR OTHER INJURY ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, THE CONTENT OR ANY RELATED SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, THE CONTENT, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, WHETHER RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, FROM BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILTY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ACCOUNTINGCRED OR ITS SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS HAD BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES.  SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. WE ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THE WEBSITE OR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS, DATA TEXT, IMAGES, VIDEOS, OR AUDIO FROM THE WEBSITE.

The Website contains links to other websites.  Our approval or allowance of such links indicates no endorsement by of such third-party websites, services, products, policies or other information. Neither AccountingCred nor any sponsoring organization is responsible for the content of such third-party websites.  You should contact those third parties directly for information on their terms of use, privacy policy, and other relevant information.  By using this Website, you agree that you will not attempt to hold AccountingCred or any sponsoring organization responsible or liable for the content of such third-party websites.

By registering for and participating in webinars through the Website, you acknowledge that we may record such sessions and that you consent to such recording and to the use of those recordings for promotional, training or other purposes.

These Terms and Conditions and the CPE Credit Policy and Privacy Policy found below constitute the entire agreement with respect to your use of the Website.  You may not assign or delegate any of your rights or obligations under these Terms and Conditions.  These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania applicable to contracts made and to be performed wholly within such state.  The courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania shall have exclusive jurisdiction, including in personam jurisdiction, and shall be the exclusive venue for any and all controversies and claims arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions.  In the event, we must commence any action or proceeding against you to enforce these Terms and Conditions, or to recover damages or obtain injunctive or other relief resulting from the alleged breach of any provision of these Terms and Conditions, we shall be entitled to recover all reasonable costs and expenses, including without limitation reasonable attorneys’ fees.  No waiver of any default or breach of any agreement or provision herein contained shall be deemed a waiver of any other default or breach thereof or of any other agreement or provision herein contained.  If any provision or portion of a provision of these Terms and Conditions is declared void and/or unenforceable, such provision or portion shall be deemed severed from these Terms and Conditions, which shall otherwise remain in full force and effect.

CPE Credit Policy: Live Webinars

Continuing Professional Education Credit: To receive CPE credit for the event, you must register for the webinar prior to the start of each program and login no later than the scheduled start time for the event. You must also respond to at least 75% of the attendance prompts that will appear throughout the presentation. The AccountingCred site allows users to receive free CPE for up to five courses.  You can only receive CPE credit if you have remaining course credits in your account, but you may attend as many webinars as you like on a non-credit basis.

We reserve the right to substitute presenters in the event of an illness or emergency.  In the event that a webinar must be cancelled, all registration fees (if applicable) will be refunded in full, without exception.

Copyright: Our webinars are copyrighted and may not be recorded or transcribed in whole or part without its express prior written permission.

REFUND, COMPLAINT, AND CANCELLATION POLICIES

There is no charge to attend or cancel webinars.

Contact Us: We will be happy to assist you with any questions or comments regarding our webinars. Customer Service is available Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time. A representative will try to respond to your email within two business days.

Email: info@accountingcred.org

Privacy Policy

AccountingCred (the Website) and its sponsoring organizations (“we”) have developed this privacy statement to protect user privacy on the Website. The purpose of this statement is to explain the types of information we obtain about users of this Website, how the information is obtained, how it is used, how it may be disclosed to others, and how users can restrict its use or disclosure.

Personally Identifiable Information

The only personally identifiable information we obtain about individual users through our Website is information supplied voluntarily by the user. Users interacting with the Website may provide their name, address, telephone number, email address, domain name or URL or other personally identifiable information that we may use for business purposes. In order to login and fully access all the features of the Website, the user must provide this information.

Using the Information
We do not sell, rent, or lease customer information to unrelated third parties. We do share registration data with trusted partners who serve as content providers for webinars presented through the Website. We are not responsible for any actions such third parties may take with respect to such registration data. Information related to financial transactions (such as cardholder account numbers) is never shared with third parties. Generally, we may use your personally identifiable information (name, postal address, email address, company name) in the following ways:

  1. To communicate with you about your account or the Website.
  2. To support the operation of the Website (i.e., account maintenance) and to troubleshoot.
  3. To send you newsletters, promotional messages, product announcements or other communications that we feel may be of interest to you, although you may opt out of receiving these communications (see “Opting Out” below).
  4. In other ways that you either expressly consent to or instruct us to undertake.

Opting In
By creating an account on the AccountingCred website you are opting in to our mailing list.

Opting Out
As part of the registration process, you will supply us with your postal address, phone number, and email address, and you will be registered to receive periodic communications from us or from our trusted partners. If you do not wish to receive communications from us you can:

  1. Opt out of receiving future emailed messages by following the “unsubscribe” instructions at the bottom of any emailed message you receive from us.
  2. If you receive communications from us by regular mail, you can opt out of receiving future such communications by contacting info@accountingcred.org.
  3. You may not opt out of communications from third parties, including our trusted partners through us or through the Website. Please contact the sender of such emails for opt-out instructions.

Please allow 30 days for your opt-out election to take effect. Please note that even if you opt-out of receiving the types of communications described above, we may still from time to time communicate with you about your account or operation of the Site; these communications will not be promotional in nature. For example, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance we might send users an email. You cannot opt-out of receiving these communications.

Cookies
We use cookies to record session information only, such as items that consumers add to their shopping cart.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information
We do collect and use some non-personally identifiable, generic information about our users as a means of measuring the effectiveness of our Website.  Our servers identify certain user information in the normal course of operation, but such information does not reveal a user’s personal identity.  We collect this information only in the aggregate and use it to evaluate and improve our Website and to provide targeted information that may be of interest to users of our Website. The following are examples of non-personally identifiable generic information.

We collect only the domain name–not the e-mail address–of visitors to our Website, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, and aggregate information on what pages’ consumers access or visit. The information we collect is used to improve the content of our Website.

Disclosure Pursuant to Legal Process
We shall, pursuant to applicable law, regulation or legal process, such as a search warrant, subpoena or court order, allow access to all available and relevant information in order to comply with such process and protect our rights and property.  We may also allow access to this information in special emergencies where physical safety is at risk.

Other Websites
We are committed to protecting user privacy and expects the same from our partners, co-sponsors, and suppliers. However, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of other websites, including websites reached through a link on our Website. Other websites may have different privacy policies, or no policy. Users should review the privacy policies of any website before providing personal information.

Should we modify our practices regarding the collection or use of information obtained from users in the future, this Privacy Policy will be amended to reflect such modifications.

Legal Statement
This Privacy Policy forms part of the Terms & Conditions for use of this Website. You should also review the Terms & Conditions, as your use of this Website and any dispute arising under this Privacy Policy is subject to the Terms and Conditions contained above.

Terms for Summer 2018 $1,000 Giveaway

To be eligible participants must register for a course. To claim the prize, the winner must show proof of successful completion of the course. The winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the prize. One winner will be randomly selected and publicly announced once 5,000 new registrations are received.