Term and Conditions

Accepting these Terms

This page is secure and your donation information will be encrypted and sent securely to APPNA. If you access or use the Site, it means you agree to be bound by all of the terms below. Please read all of the terms before you use the Site. If a term does not make sense to you, please let us know. If you don’t agree to all of the terms below, you may not use the Site.

Changes to these Terms

We encourage you to review the Terms regularly to know about our practices. We may change these Terms from time to time. For example, we may change these Terms if we come out with a new feature. If we make changes, we will let you know by revising the date at the top of the policy and, in some cases, provide you with additional notice (such as sending you an email notification). Any changes we make to these Terms will be effective when we post them. If you use the Site after we have posted the changed Terms, then you have accepted the changes to these Terms.

Privacy Policy

For information about how we collect, use and share information about users of the Site, please see our Privacy Policy.

Right to Use the Site

On the condition that you fully comply with these Terms, APPNA grants you a limited, nonexclusive, non-transferable and revocable license to access and use the Site. Except as expressly authorized by these Terms, you may not: (a) modify, disclose, alter, translate or create derivative works of the Site; (b) license, sublicense, resell, distribute, lease, rent, lend, transfer, assign or otherwise dispose of the Site; (c) disassemble, decompile or reverse engineer any of the software components of the Site; (d) copy, frame or mirror any part of the Site; (e) interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of the Site; or (f) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site or its related systems or networks.

APPNA’s Rights

As between you and APPNA, all information, materials and content of the Site, including text, graphics, data, formatting, graphs, designs, HTML, look and feel, photographs, music, sounds, images, software, videos, designs, typefaces, source and object code, format, queries, algorithms and other content is owned by APPNA or is used with permission. APPNA reserves all rights not expressly set forth in these Terms.

Third Party Materials

We may make third party content or services available on or through the Site as a convenience to our users (for example, links to third party websites) (“Third Party Materials“). We do not control or endorse any Third Party Materials nor are we responsible for reviewing the accuracy of any Third Party Materials. Your business dealings or correspondence with third parties, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations applicable to any Third Party Materials, are solely between you and the applicable third party. When you leave our Site, you should be aware that these Terms and all other APPNA policies no longer govern your use of other websites and services.

Disclaimers

THE SITE AND ANY CONTENT INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE SITE (INCLUDING THIRD PARTY MATERIALS) ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN AS IS OR AS AVAILABLE BASIS WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. WE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL OTHER WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS (EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ORAL OR WRITTEN) WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE AND CONTENT INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE SITE (INCLUDING THIRD PARTY MATERIALS) WHETHER ALLEGED TO ARISE BY OPERATION OF LAW, BY REASON OF CUSTOM OR USAGE IN THE TRADE, BY COURSE OF DEALING OR OTHERWISE.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT WILL APPNA BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE OR ANY OTHER SITE AND CONTENT INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU THROUGH THE SITE (INCLUDING THIRD PARTY MATERIALS), REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THESE DAMAGES OR ARE AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THESE DAMAGES.

Indemnification

You will defend, indemnify, and hold us harmless from and against any actual or threatened suits, actions, proceedings (at law or in equity), claims, damages, payments, deficiencies, fines, judgments, settlements, liabilities, losses, costs, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees, costs, penalties, interest, and disbursements) arising from or related to any conduct with respect to the Site or violation (or alleged violation) of these Terms or the rights of any third party by you.

Changes to the Site

APPNA reserves the right in our discretion to review, improve, change or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site and/or any features, information, materials or content on the Site with or without providing notice to you. APPNA will not be liable to you or any third party for any changes or discontinuance of the Site or any part of the Site. Consent to Electronic Communications

By using the Site, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding your use of the Site and that any notices, agreements, disclosures or other communications that we send to you electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that the communications be in writing. To withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice, please notify us at tech@appna.org.

Governing Law

Your use of the Site is subject to all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations. These Terms and your use of the Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois applicable to agreements made and to be entirely performed within the State of Illinois, without resort to its conflict of law provisions. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms shall be filed only in the state and federal courts located in the State of Illinois and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of these Terms.

General

Enforcement of these Terms is solely at the APPNA’s discretion. Failure to enforce any part of these Terms in some instances does not constitute a waiver of our right to enforce the same or other part of these Terms in other instances. If any provision of these Terms is or becomes unlawful, void or otherwise unenforceable (including the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations above), then that provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision, and the remaining provisions of these Terms will continue in full force and effect. As used in these Terms, “including” means “including (without limitation).” The section headings these Terms and are for reference purposes only and will not affect the meaning or interpretation of these Terms.

Processing Fees:

It is the policy of APPNA that credit card processing fees ARE NOT refunded unless collected in error or in excess.  In some cases a cancellation fee may apply.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for www.appna.org. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this web site. It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Security
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Updates

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at 630-968-8585 or via email at tech@appna.org.

All refund requests must be made to APPNA in writing to appna@appna.org or phone (630) 968-8585.   Refunds will be processed and returned to your method of payment. When a refund is processed you will be notified by email. Please note, for security purposes, APPNA has no access to your credit card account information and we can not refund a different credit card account after your payment has been processed.  All APPNA events have different deadlines for pro-rated refunds, please refer to individual event for specific refund policy.  Please note that the 3% credit card fees are non-refundable.