General Media Release, Earnings Disclaimer, Copyright, and Confidentiality Agreement (VIRTUAL EVENT)
Last modified: 25 April 2021

The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) tried to keep this policy as simple and legalese-free as possible to help you understand what information we collect, how we use it, and what choices you have about it. You should read this policy in full, but here’s a very brief summary with the key points we hope you take away from it:

FASA does not sell your personal data to anyone. Never have, never will.

BY CLICKING THE BUTTON INDICATING YOUR AGREEMENT, YOU CONFIRM THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT

In consideration of my approved attendance at the upcoming Franchising for Africa Virtual Conference Event, (the “Event”), I acknowledge and agree:

1.  RIGHT TO PHOTOS & VIDEO

I hereby expressly grant to The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) and to its licensees and assigns the right to capture and record photographs, video, and/or audio impressions (including live or over the Internet) of me, my name, my biographical information, my surroundings, and any background or other images or video displayed by me (collectively, “Impressions”) recorded by or on behalf of The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) at the Event and to use the Impressions or any derivation thereof, including without limitation, photographs, voice, silhouette, and other reproductions of physical likeness in any work in any media, now known or hereafter developed, including without limitation, still image, videotaped image, captured video-conference image, CD-ROMs, DVDs and/or other analog or digital means, in connection with or as part of any presentation, program, publication, product, transmission, or other endeavor in which the same may be used or incorporated, and also in the advertising, and/or publicizing of any such works or their content, in perpetuity.

I understand the Impressions may be used for any purpose at the discretion of The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA), its licensee, and assigns, including without limitation, commercial, educational, or informational purposes.

I will not be entitled to any royalties, fees, or other compensation or notice, in connection with any such use. In addition, I waive any claims that any use of the Impressions or any derivation thereof as permitted hereunder portrays me in a derogatory manner or false light.

2.  PRIVACY POLICY 

The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) will process (collect, store, use and share) your personal information for the purposes of this invitation and strictly for event management purposes (including recording of the event for future purposes). Your personal information will not be shared with any other parties except our events management suppliers, and safety and security suppliers, where applicable. To read our Privacy Statement, please visit fasa.co.za and The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA).

By accepting this invitation, you consent to your personal information being processed by The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) and its events management and other service providers in accordance with this privacy notice and our detailed Privacy Statement. Also by accepting this invitation, you confirm that you are not in breach of any of your company’s policy, code, rule or law, which may restrict or prohibit you from accepting this invitation. 

3. OWNERSHIP OF MATERIALS

I agree that The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) shall exclusively own all rights, title and interest, including without limitation, copyright and other intellectual property rights, in, and to, the complete set of Impressions, with worldwide rights.

I hereby assign, to The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) any such right, title, and interest in and to any such Impressions.

Without limiting the foregoing, The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) has the right for any purpose, to use, adapt, change, delete from or add to such Impressions, to combine all or any part of the Impressions with others, and to use, distribute, advertise, market, and otherwise exploit any and all of the foregoing in any manner and in any medium, as The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) shall determine in its sole discretion.

I agree to cooperate with The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA), at its expense, in all further actions, which The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) deems necessary or desirable to confirm, register, protect, or enforce The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA)’s rights in and to such Impressions. I agree to execute all documents deemed necessary or desirable by The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) in connection therewith.

To the extent I cannot waive or The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) does not own any right, title, or interest in such Impressions, I waive all rights or ownership which I might otherwise have in or to any of the Impressions, including without limitation, moral rights. I acknowledge no monetary or other compensation is provided in exchange for the assignment or waiving my rights. 

4. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

I represent and warrant to The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA)

  • I can assign and grant to The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) the rights specified herein free of any liens, claims, or encumbrances of any type by any person.
  • I have not previously transferred or granted to any other person any of the rights specified herein.
  • I will not use or display any content as part of my participation in the Event that is owned by a third party, including without limitation, third party backgrounds, images, or logos.

5. DISCLAIMERS

The Event will include presentations about income growth opportunities.

I understand that there can be no assurance that any prior successes by other individuals, or past results in income earnings, can be used as an indication of my future success or results.

I acknowledge monetary and income results are based on many factors.

The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) disclaims any representations or warranties, express or implied, that I will get rich, that I will do as well, or that I will make any money at all, especially if I do not do the work required or I ignore or fail to follow advice presented to me.

The products and services of The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) and others included in the Event may have unknown risks involved and are not suitable for everyone. Making decisions based on any information presented in products, services, or web site used or referenced in the Event, should be done only with the knowledge that I could make no money at all.

The products and services of The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) and others included in the Event may have unknown risks involved and are not suitable for everyone. Making decisions based on any information presented in products, services, or web site used or referenced in the Event, should be done only with the knowledge that I could make no money at all.

6. DUE DILIGENCE

I agree that I am solely responsible for doing my own due diligence when it comes to making business and financial decisions and all information, products, and services that have been provided by The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) or at the Event should be independently verified by my own qualified professionals including checking with my accountant, lawyer, or professional advisor, before acting on this or any information.

7. RESPONSIBILITY FOR OWN ACTIONS

The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) information, products, and services should be carefully considered and evaluated, before reaching a business decision, on whether to take any action (or refrain from acting).

I agree that The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) is not responsible for the success or failure of my business decisions relating to any information presented at the Event or elsewhere by The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) or others, or The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA)’s products or services.

8. SAFE UNBIASED ENVIRONMENT

The Event is delivered in a completely generic format. No companies or products are to be mentioned. In addition, this is a NO PROSPECTING ZONE! Anyone caught attempting to recruit other attendees of the Event will have their access immediately revoked WITH NO REFUND.

We want this to be a safe place for you and your team to come and gain the strategies needed to take your business to the next level.

Because of this – and due to the opportunity for everyone in attendance to be featured on our interactive event screen at any given time during the course of the event – we ask that, no matter if you’re in a public or private Zoom room, that you honor and respect others by:

  • Not wearing any company/rank pins, buttons, badges or jewelry.
  • Not displaying or wearing any company shirts, hats, blankets, awards, etc.
  • Not consuming/using your products while in view of your camera during the event.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.  No company Zoom backgrounds are allowed and make sure that your camera is in a place that doesn’t capture any company-branded items including but not limited to checks, awards, artwork, products, etc.
  • Dressing for success.  The world will be watching so dress on purpose – NO NUDITY OR OFFENSIVE CLOTHING ALLOWED.

9. COPYRIGHT AND CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE

The materials and resources used or referenced in the Event are the confidential and exclusive copyrighted and proprietary intellectual property of The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) or its licensors.

These materials are provided only to me and solely intended for my personal use as an Event participant.

No part of these documents and/or resources may be stored, reproduced, or transmitted in any form or by any means (electronic, photographic, mechanical, or any other medium), recorded, translated, or used by any other person or to produce any derivative works without the explicit written permission of The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA), under signature, which may be granted or withheld at The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) discretion.

10. REMEDIES

Any violation, or the likelihood of violating, any of my representations, warranties, or agreements contained in this Agreement, would entitle The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) to equitable remedies, including without limitation, specific performance and injunctive relief.

Should The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) commence any legal action arising out of or connected to this Agreement, I will pay all of The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA)’s legal/attorneys’ fees and court costs, in addition to all damages requested by The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA).

11. GENERAL

This Agreement contains the complete agreement and understanding between The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) and me concerning its subject matter and supersedes all other agreements or understandings.

This Agreement many only be amended in writing that is signed by The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) authorized representative.

Any waiver by The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) of any obligation or remedy is not an ongoing waiver.

This Agreement is governed by South Afircan law, excluding its rules on conflicts of law. Any dispute arising out of or related to this Agreement must be brought exclusively in a court sitting in Gauteng, South Africa, except that The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) may seek temporary equitable remedies or enforce the orders of any court in any court of competent jurisdiction.

12. REVOKING ACCESS

The Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) reserves the right to revoke event platform access to any individual and for any reason it deems appropriate WITHOUT issuing a refund.