Terms of Service

Code of Conduct

At The Connected Woman® Association we believe in setting a positive example by holding ourselves accountable to the highest ethical standards.

We welcome members with diverse backgrounds and experiences which will undoubtedly infuse a great level of wisdom and intelligence to the organization. Each member is encouraged to express their opinions and knowledge which will be unique unto themselves. We ask that you appreciate and learn from one another’s differences, opinions and beliefs.

  • Mutual respect and professionalism will be maintained at all times.
  • Members will participate at all The Connected Woman® Association events by sharing resources and expertise with fellow members.
  • Members will not engage in oral, written or virtual spamming nor will they sell, lend or give other members contact information to any person or organization without express permission.
  • Members will represent themselves and their business in a truthful and accurate manner.
  • All information shared and conversations held within a The Connected Woman® Association event shall remain confidential.
  • If, at any time we believe that the points outlined in the Code of Conduct have been compromised or violated, we reserve the right to terminate membership.

Terms

    MEMBERSHIP

By proceeding with the Membership Registration Application, you agree

  • to adhere to the The Connected Woman® Association (TCWA) Code of Conduct and abide by the Terms and Conditions.
  •  that TCWA has the right to revoke membership privilege should it deem that the Code of Conduct has not been followed; that such revocation is final and immediate upon the decision of TCWA and that you will receive no return or reimbursement of fees or dues previously paid
  • your membership may be terminated with TCWA at any time, with a 30 day written notice, and TCWA will not return or reimburse any fees or dues previously paid.
  • the term of membership is a minimum of one (1) calendar year from the date of payment.
  • a fee of $50.00 will be levied for each NSF cheque submitted to TCWA
  • that should your photo be taken by an approved TCWA photographer at a TCWA event, that it may be used by TCWA for promotion and publicity purposes, without my further express and specific approval of any particular photograph, and with no expectation of remuneration.
  • that you may be contacted in the future by persons having access to the TCWA website.
  • that upon acceptance by TCWA you must complete your online member profile truthfully and in its entirety; that TCWA has the right to edit that profile to fit the parameters required by TCWA and that under no circumstance will the profile that is published to the web be derogatory or negative towards others but is for the purpose of promoting yourself and your business.
  • that TCWA holds editorial rights to all materials submitted for any purpose.

By proceeding with the Membership Registration Application, you agree to have read and understood the TCWA Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

    EVENTS

By proceeding with a TCWA or TCWA Partner Event Registration, you agree

  • because of the exclusive nature of The Connected Woman® Association events, all reservations are final.
  • to adhere to the The Connected Woman® Association (TCWA) Code of Conduct and abide by the Terms and Conditions.
  • completion of a online or paper registration form does not guarantee a place at the event or constitute a confirmed booking.
  • a fee of $50.00 will be levied for each NSF cheque submitted to TCWA
  • that should your photo be taken by an approved TCWA photographer at a TCWA event, that it may be used by TCWA for promotion and publicity purposes, without my further express and specific approval of any particular photograph, and with no expectation of remuneration.
  • that TCWA holds editorial rights to all materials submitted for any purpose.

By proceeding with the Event Registration, you agree to have read and understood the TCWA Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

    CONTENT

You agree not to post, email, or otherwise make available Content:

  • that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, pornographic, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, or harms minors in any way;
  • that harasses, degrades, intimidates or is hateful toward an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
  • that impersonates any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a TCWA employee, or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • that includes personal or identifying information about another person without that person’s explicit consent.
  • that provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner or solicits personal information from anyone under 18
  • that is false, deceptive, misleading, deceitful, miss-informative, or constitutes “bait and switch,”
  • that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party, or Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships.
  • that constitutes or contains affiliate marketing, link referral code, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or unsolicited commercial advertisement.
  • that constitutes or contains any form of advertising or solicitation if (1) posted in areas of the Site that are not designated for such purposes; or (2) emailed to TCWA users who have requested not to be contacted about other Service, products or commercial interests.
  • that advertises any illegal Service or the sale of any items the sale of which is prohibited or restricted by applicable law.
  • that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  • that disrupts the normal flow of dialogue with an excessive number of messages (flooding attack) to the Service, or that otherwise negatively affects other users’ ability to use the Service; or
  • that employs misleading email addresses, or forged headers or otherwise

You understand that all postings, messages, text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, or other materials (collectively, “Content”) posted on, transmitted through, or linked from the Service, express only the views of the author of the message and does not necessarily reflect the view of TCWA. Neither TCWA, nor any person or entity associated with it, will be held responsible for the contents, accuracy, completeness or validity of any information posted as Content. Posting any material that is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person’s privacy, or otherwise violates any law is prohibited, including, without limitation, posting any Content subject to another’s copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property. TCWA exercises no control over any Content you or others submit while using the Service. TCWA has no obligation to verify the identity of any users of the Site or to review or oversee the Content which has been provided by users of the Site. TCWA may review profiles for accuracy of business information and reserves the right to remove content that is incorrect or entered improperly. By agreeing to these terms, you agree to allow TCWA to promote your articles, events, classifieds, and blog feeds in other medias. We do this to increase your business exposure and members can change these settings when creating an article, event, classified or blog feed.

Although the purpose of the Site is to create business relationships and foster networking among its members, you may not transmit any chain letters, junk email or “spam” to other members. Any member of TCWA that “spams” other members of the Site will have their membership cancelled and be blocked from rejoining TCWA at a later date. Although TCWA cannot (and does not) monitor the conduct of its members off the Site, it is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the Site’s Service in order to harass, abuse or harm another person, or in order to advertise to, solicit, or sell to any member without their prior consent.

You are entirely responsible for all Content that you post, email or otherwise make available via the Service. You understand that TCWA does not control, and is not responsible for Content made available through the Service, and that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable. Furthermore, the Site and Content available through the Service may contain links to other websites, which are completely independent of the Site. TCWA makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or authenticity of the information contained in any such site. Your linking to any other websites is at your own risk. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with the use of any Content, that you may not rely on said Content, and that under no circumstances will TCWA be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise made available via the Service. You acknowledge that, while TCWA does not pre-screen or approve Content, TCWA shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to refuse, delete or move any Content that is available via the Service, for violating the letter or spirit of the Terms or for any other reason.