Effective August 3, 2021
SDF, in conjunction with its partners, contributors, and contractors, design and provide the Meridian Services to educate businesses and individuals about financial technology, financial inclusion, current events, payments technology, blockchain, cryptocurrency, and the Stellar network and to offer a forum for participants to connect and network with relevant and like-minded individuals.
Users of the Meridian Services (herein, “Participant(s)”, “you”, “your”) are expected to conduct themselves in a professional and reasonable manner that is consistent with the educational and networking purposes of the Meridian Services. In order to facilitate a friendly, educational environment, you may not (and may not encourage others to) directly or indirectly:
If you suspect that another user or participant is acting in violation of this Addendum, please contact [email protected]
Please note that SDF has the right to restrict or terminate your access to the Meridian Services at any time for any reason, with or without cause or notice.
Unless expressly stated otherwise, SDF intends to, but is not obligated to, record, edit, and distribute all talks and panels related to the Meridian Services. By participating in the Meridian Services, you acknowledge and agree that we may capture, use, edit, and distribute any video, picture, text, audio/speech, and/or other media recordings of you involving your participation in Meridian, including your participation in Q&A sessions, chat forums, promotional events, and live polling relating to Meridian. For example, you may be recorded if you provide a comment in a discussion forum or a question during a recorded talk, and we may later publicly post or distribute a video of the question or comment on our website.
By participating in the Meridian Services, you hereby irrevocably grant to SDF and SDF’s assigns, licensees, and successors, a right to record, edit, publish, reproduce, distribute, and otherwise use (herein, “Use” or “Usage”) your Appearance in all forms and media, including composite or modified representations, for educational, informational, and marketing purposes throughout the world and in perpetuity.
To the extent that any pre-existing, or independently created, materials or information are provided to SDF by you, or on your behalf, such material will be deemed included in the definition of “Appearances” and you grant to SDF the same Usage rights as set out herein, warrant that use by SDF will not infringe any intellectual property or other rights of any third party, and indemnify SDF against any breach of that warranty.
You waive the right to inspect or approve versions of your Appearance made or modified for Usage, and unconditionally release SDF and SDF’s assigns, licensees, and successors from any claims that may arise in connection with the Usage of your Appearance in accordance herewith, including any claims of defamation, invasion of privacy, or infringement of moral rights, rights of publicity, or copyright. You acknowledge that you shall have no claim for compensation arising in connection with any Usage of your Appearance. SDF is permitted, though not obligated, to include your name as a credit in connection with the Usage of your Appearance.
If you would like to participate in the Meridian Services and do not want to be recorded, please do not participate in question and answer sessions, discussion forum, chat function, or any other sessions involving audience participation and notify us at [email protected] by October 17, 2021.
Please note that networking sessions and one-on-one conversations will not be recorded.
By participating in this event and the Meridian Services, you acknowledge that:
SDF uses the Hopin LTD (“Hopin”) to provide, host, operate, and support parts of the Meridian Services, such as the web-based platform used to stream the live and pre-recorded event and to connect participants before, during and after the event (the “Hopin Platform”). By using the Meridian Services made available on the Hopin Platform, you are agreeing to abide by the Hopin Community Guidelines.
In order to use the Hopin Platform, it may be necessary that you enter personal and/or company-related information. This data may be stored and published on the Hopin Platform in accordance with the Hopin User Terms and the Hopin Security Statement. Hopin is committed to maintaining appropriate administrative, physical, and technical safeguards for protection of the security, confidentiality, and integrity of content related to the Meridian Services under the Security Measures described at https://hopin.com/security. Please note that Hopin is not legally or economically responsible for the Meridian Services.
The Hopin Platform may also include, or provide access to, features and forums where you can post public comments and communicate with other users. Neither SDF nor Hopin are responsible for the other users’ use of available information, so you should carefully consider whether and what to post or how you identify yourself.
Where SDF intends to use or otherwise process your personal information for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was collected, SDF will provide you with information regarding the purpose for the processing, as well as other relevant information, prior to processing your personal information for the new purpose.