IAA | Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

About IAA

Established in 1938, the International Advertising Association is the only global association that represents all areas of the marketing and communications industry. Our membership is drawn from marketers, advertising, media, digital and public relations agencies, as well as media companies, research firms and educators.For over eighty years the IAA has played a strong and supportive role in key industry issues such as freedom of commercial speech, self-regulation, responsible advertising, education and professional development. With its influence, vast network and grass roots operations the IAA is the natural platform for the many issues that confront today’s demanding and fast changing business environment.
IAA is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This privacy notice explains how we collect, share and protect business information.

What information do we collect?

Our website

Cookies and Similar Tracking Tools

We use "cookies" or similar tools, which are typically small pieces of information that are delivered by our web servers and stored by your Internet browser on your computer's hard drive or other computer or device storage. The information we store and transmit through these tools may also be used to facilitate the functionality of our website, to learn about your preferences and your visits to our website, to provide a more relevant online experience, and for other website operation and marketing purposes. When we send you an email, we gather statistics around email openings and clicks using industry standard technologies including clear gifs (small bits of data on web pages) to help us monitor, evaluate, and improve our e-mails. Some advertisers provide you with choices regarding the use of tracking technologies to target advertising. In addition, your web browser may have functionality to block or disable cookies; however, your blocking or disabling cookies may prevent your use of various services on our website.

Types of Cookies

The cookies we may use fall into these categories:

  1. Strictly Necessary Cookies. These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, we cannot provide some of the basic functionalities of our website.
  2. Performance Cookies. These cookies collect information about how visitors use our websites. This information is primarily used to analyze website usage and improve the way our website works.
  3. Functionality Cookies. These cookies allow the website to remember the choices users make as they browse the site. The information they collect is anonymized and does not track your browsing activity on other websites once you've left the site. We share business interest information with third-party partner companies that assist us in data analysis. These partner companies receive web visit data along with results detected from cookies and tracking pixels. These partner companies help us deliver an important element of our service, which is the ability to detect “topical interest”. These partner companies have undertaken to use data regarding individuals under conditions of confidentiality and not to disclose individual data.

In order to operate our website and provide services to you, we may provide personally identifiable, aggregate, and other information associated with our website to third parties that provide services on our behalf, including services such as shipping, payment processing, database management, and Internet services. We endeavor to require our service providers confirm that their privacy practices are consistent with this Privacy Policy. We may also share your information with our affiliates (such as a parent or sister company, or a subsidiary of our company) in furtherance of our operations, or those of our affiliates, as well as any requests that you may make (such as responding to advertisements or do-not-contact requests).

Other Information Sources

As well as collecting information from interaction with our website, IAA may collect information from interested parties when they respond to an email, advertisement, apply for membership, or other marketing material. From time to time we may acquire data from third parties including marketing partners. We may ask you for contact information. The personal information we store about an individual may include name, job function and title, business or domestic address, business or personal email, business or personal phone, and social media handles.

We may ask you to provide information on a voluntary basis in order to get a clearer picture of our users. It is then entirely up to you whether you are happy to give us this information.

How Do We Use and Share Information?

We do not use this data to others in ways different to those outlined in this statement:

 

We will use the information to support our membership and draw your attention to our products, promotional material and commercial opportunities that you have requested or that may be of interest to you. We may also conduct market research and surveys or contact you in order to fulfil our customer service or other obligations.

IAA may be required to disclose to disclose personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements
We may share with advertisers, affiliates and other commercial companies with whom we have, or might have an association, unless you state otherwise during the registration or purchase process.=

 IAA and any third parties are contractually bound by all laws and regulations pertaining to data protection and online and offline communication in all countries where we operate.

Your Options

You may opt-out of any of our databases or any purpose to which they are put at any time by contacting dpo@iaaglobal.org  or at the address and telephone number listed below

You also have the right to access, free of charge, obtain a paper or electronic copy, review, correct and update all your personal information stored by us, notably to confirm its accuracy. Subject to any relevant legal requirements and exemptions, you may also oppose to or limit the processing or your personal information or request that certain or all of your personal information be deleted from our files.

The GeneralData Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25th 2018. It applies to all data of residents of the European Union and European Economic Area. IAA is compliant with the requirements of GDPR including but not limited to justification, access, portability and security.

Independent Resolution

If you are a resident of the European Union, you mayreport concerns to the Information Commissioner’s Office inhttps://ico.org.uk/concerns/your country. For the United Kingdom, go to: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/

Access and Correction

All data subjects have the right to access theirinformation, to correct it for accuracy, and to have their data removed You mayexercise this right by emailing dpo@iaaglobal.org

Data Security

IAA maintains commercially reasonable security measures to protect personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure and that are consistent with our business operations and generally accepted industry standards. These measures include the implementation of technical, physical and administrative security safeguards. IAA requires employees to abide by our privacy policy.

We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us and you agree that you provide this information and engage in such transmissions at your own risk. Once we receive information from you, we will endeavor to maintain its security on our systems. IAA has established policies and procedures for securely managing information and protecting Data against unauthorized access and we continually assess our data privacy, information management and data security practices. We do this in the following ways:

1. Establishing policies and procedures for securely managing information;

2. Limiting employee access to personal information

3. Protecting against unauthorized access to customer data by using data encryption, authentication, and virus detection technology, as required

4. Requiring service providers with whom we do business to comply with relevant data privacy legal and regulatory requirements

5. Monitoring our websites through recognized online privacy and security organizations

6. Requiring employee conformance with our privacy policy

7. Assessing our data privacy, information management, and data security practices continually

8. Conducting regular patching and maintenance of all IAA systems to ensure they are protected against current threats and intrusions

Data Retention

Data is retained on our file in accordance with legal requirements, the status of the data subject, and the data subject’s choice and preference.

Transfers of Personal Information from the EU/EEA and Switzerland to the US

IAA complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States.  IAA has certified to the Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles.  If there is any conflict between the terms in this privacy policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern.  To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/.

 DisputeResolution

In compliance with the PrivacyShield Principles IAA commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information.  European Union and Swiss individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our Privacy Shield policy should first contact the International Advertising Association at the contact details mentioned below

IAA has further committed to refer unresolved Privacy Shield complaints to United States Council for International Business, an alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint from us, or if we have not resolved your complaint, please contact or visit United States Council for International Business for more information or to file a complaint.  The services of United States Council for International Business are provided at no cost to you.
These recourse mechanisms are available at no cost to you. Damages may be awarded in accordance with applicable law.

Under certain conditions, if you are not satisfied with the above recourse mechanism, you may be able to invoke binding arbitration

IAA accepts all liability with respect to transfer of data to third parties

The Federal Trade Commission has jurisdiction over InternationalAdvertising Association’s compliance with the Privacy Shield

Your California Privacy Rights

If you are a California resident, you may ask us to refrain from sharing your personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. And to request access to the data we store about you, and to request the deletion or correction of the data.  Please tell us your preference by contacting us at dpo@iaaglobal.org or the following address:

Changes to Data Privacy Practices

If IAA makes material changes to our data privacy practices, this policy will be updated and posted on our website in order to keep you informed of how we collect, use, manage, disclose, and protect information. The policy effective date will be updated accordingly.

Contact

For more information regarding this PrivacyNotice, you can contact us at:

International Advertising Association

511 Avenue of Americas #4017, New York

New York, NY, 10011

dpo@iaaglobal.org

IAA Global IAA Global Platform

Last Modified 10/11/2019

Acceptance of the Terms of Service for IAA Global Platform

These terms of use are entered into by and between You and the International Advertising Association ("Organization”), also “our,” “we” or "us”). The Organization was organized or incorporated in the state of New York. The following terms and conditions, together with any documents they expressly incorporate by reference (collectively, these "Terms of Service"), govern your access to and use of [ORGANIZATION URL], including any content, functionality and services offered on or through that URL (the "IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM), whether as a guest or a registered user.  The IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM together with companion mobile apps and their functionalities are sometimes referred to as the “Services.”.

            Please read the Terms of Use carefully before you start to use the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM System. By using the IAA Global Platform or by clicking to accept or agree to the Terms of Use when this option is made available to you, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of Use, our  [PRIVACY POLICY URL], along with other agreements and policies listed in the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM  System’s homepage footer, each being incorporated herein by reference. If you do not want to agree to these Terms of Use and all of the other agreements and policies incorporated herein by reference, you must not access or use the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM.

This IAA Global Platform is offered and available to users who are members of the International Advertising Association and agree to its terms. If you do not agree, you may still enjoy all other features of the Organization’s membership.

Changes to the Terms of Use

We may revise and update these Terms of Use from time to time in our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when we post them.

Your continued use of the IAA Global Platform following the posting of revised Terms of Use means that you accept and agree to the changes. You are expected to check this page frequently/each time you access this IAA Global Platform so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding on you. 

Accessing the IAA Global Platform and Account Security

We reserve the right to withdraw or alter the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM, and any service or material we provide on or through the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM, in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the IAA Global Platform is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM, or the entire IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM, to users, including registered users.

You are responsible for:

  •        Making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM  
  •        Ensuring that all persons who access the IAA Global Platform through your internet connection or credentials are aware of these Terms of Use and comply with them.

To access the IAA Global Platform or some of the resources it offers, you will be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of the IAA Global Platform that all the information you provide on the IAA Global Platform is correct, current and complete. You agree that all information you provide to register with this IAA Global Platform or otherwise, including but not limited to through the use of any interactive features on the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM  , is governed by our [PRIVACY POLICY URL], and you consent to all actions we take with respect to your information consistent with our Privacy Policy.

If you choose, or are provided with, a username, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this IAA Global Platform or portions of it using your username, password or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your username or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.

We have the right to disable any user name, password or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including if, in our opinion, you have violated any provision of these Terms of Use.

Intellectual Property Rights

The IAA Global Platform and its entire contents, features and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof), are owned by the Organization, its licensors or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

These Terms of Use permit you to use the IAA Global Platform for your personal, non-commercial use only. You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store or transmit any of the material on our IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM  System, except as follows:

  •        Your computer may temporarily store copies of such materials in RAM incidental to your accessing and viewing those materials.
  •        You may store files that are automatically cached by your Web browser for display enhancement purposes.
  •        You may print or download one copy of a reasonable number of pages of the IAA Global Platform for your own personal, non-commercial use and not for further reproduction, publication or distribution.
  •        If we provide desktop, mobile or other applications for download, you may download a single copy to your computer or mobile device solely for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you agree to be bound by our end user license agreement for such applications.
  •        If we provide social media features with certain content, you may take such actions as are enabled by such features.

You must not:

  •        Modify copies of any materials from this site.
  •        Use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from the accompanying text.
  •        Delete or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from this site.

You must not access or use for any commercial purposes any part of the IAA Global Platform or any services or materials available through the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM

If you wish to make any use of material on the IAA Global Platform other than that set out in this section, please address your request to: dpo@iaaglobal.org.

If you print, copy, modify, download or otherwise use or provide any other person with access to any part of the IAA Global Platform in breach of the Terms of Use, your right to use the IAA Global Platform will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. No right, title or interest in or to the IAA Global Platform or any content on the IAA Global Platform is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by the Organization. Any use of the IAA Global Platform not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use is a breach of these Terms of Use and may violate copyright, trademark and other laws.

Online Membership Directory

The online membership directory available through the IAA Global Platform is for the use of members to contact each other for business and professional services. It may not be reproduced or downloaded in any way. The other restrictions in the Terms of Use apply to the directory, including abiding by all laws and regulations and sharing access with third parties.

Trademarks

The Organization name, the Organization logo, other Organization trademarks, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans are trademarks of the Organization or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of the Organization. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans on this IAA Global Platform are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Prohibited Uses

You may use the IAA Global Platform only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You agree not to use the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM:

  •        In any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local or international law or regulation.  
  •         To transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material in contravention of local digital marketing laws 
  •         To impersonate or attempt to impersonate the Organization, an Organization employee, another user or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email addresses or screen names associated with any of the foregoing).
  •        To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone's use or enjoyment of the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM, or which, as determined by us, may harm the Organization or users of the IAA Global Platform or expose them to liability.

Additionally, you agree not to:

  •        Use the IAA Global Platform in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any other party's use of the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM.
  •        Use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the IAA Global Platform for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM.
  •        Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the IAA Global Platform or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent.
  •        Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM.
  •        Introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
  •        Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM, the server on which the IAA Global Platform is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM System. 
  •        Attack the IAA Global Platform via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack or other means.
  •        Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM

    User Contributions

    The IAA Global Platform may contain message boards, chat rooms, personal web pages or profiles, forums, bulletin boards and other interactive features (collectively, "Interactive Services") that allow users to post, submit, publish, display or transmit to other users or other persons (hereinafter “post”) content or materials (collectively, “User Contributions”) on or through the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM.

    All User Contributions must comply with the Content Standards set out in these Terms of Use.

    Any User Contribution you post to the site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. By providing any User Contribution on the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM you grant us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their and our respective licensees, successors and assigns the right to use, reproduce, modify, perform, display, distribute and otherwise disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose consistent with your account settings. 

    You represent and warrant that: 

    •        You own or control all rights in and to the User Contributions and have the right to grant the license granted above to us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their and our respective licensees, successors and assigns.
    •        All of your User Contributions do and will comply with these Terms of Use. 

    You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for any User Contributions you submit or contribute, and you, not the Organization, have full responsibility for such content, including its legality, reliability, accuracy and appropriateness.

     We are not responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any User Contributions posted by you or any other user of the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM. 

    Monitoring and Enforcement; Termination

    We have the right to:

    •        Remove or refuse to post any User Contributions for any or no reason in our sole discretion.
    •       Take any action with respect to any User Contribution that we deem necessary or appropriate in our sole discretion, including if we believe that such User Contribution violates the Terms of Use, including the Content Standards, infringes any intellectual property right or other right of any person or entity, threatens the personal safety of users of the IAA Global Platform or the public or could create liability for the Organization.
    •        Disclose your identity or other information about you to any third party who claims that material posted by you violates their rights, including their intellectual property rights or their right to privacy.
    •        Take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM. 
    •        Terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the IAA Global Platform for any or no reason, including without limitation, any violation of these Terms of Use.

    Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE ORGANIZATION AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY THE ORGANIZATION OR ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES DURING OR AS A RESULT OF ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER THE ORGANIZATION, SUCH PARTIES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.

    However, we do not undertake to review all material before it is posted on the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM, and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or content provided by any user or third party. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described in this section.


    Content Standards

    These content standards apply to any and all User Contributions and use of Interactive Services. User Contributions must in their entirety comply with all applicable federal, state, local and international laws and regulations. Without limiting the foregoing, User Contributions must not:

    •        Contain any material which is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable.
    •        Promote sexually explicit or pornographic material, violence, or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
    •        Infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual property or other rights of any other person.
    •         Violate the legal rights (including the rights of publicity and privacy) of others or contain any material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable laws or regulations or that otherwise may be in conflict with these Terms of Use and our [PRIVACY POLICY URL].
    •        Be likely to deceive any person.
    •        Promote any illegal activity, or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act.
    •        Cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety or be likely to upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
    •        Impersonate any person or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or organization. 
    •        Involve commercial activities or sales, such as contests, sweepstakes and other sales promotions, barter or advertising.
    •        Give the impression that they emanate from or are endorsed by us or any other person or entity, if this is not the case.

    Reliance on Information Posted

    The information presented on or through the IAA Global Platform is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

    This IAA Global Platform may include content provided by third parties, including materials provided by other users, bloggers and third-party licensors, syndicators, aggregators and/or reporting services. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by the Organization, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Organization. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.
    Changes to the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM  

    We may update the content on this IAA Global Platform from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the IAA Global Platform may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material. 

    Information About You and Your Visits to the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM  System

    All information we collect on this IAA Global Platform is subject to our [PRIVACY POLICY URL]. By using the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM, you consent to all actions taken by us with respect to your information in compliance with the Privacy Policy. 

    Linking to the IAA Global Platform and Social Media Features

    You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part without our express written consent. 

    This IAA Global Platform may provide certain social media features that enable you to:

    •        Link from your own or certain third-party IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM   to certain content on this IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM.
    •        Send emails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on this IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM  
    •        Cause limited portions of content on this IAA Global Platform to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM.

    You may use these features solely as they are provided by us, and solely with respect to the content they are displayed with and otherwise in accordance with any additional terms and conditions we provide with respect to such features. Subject to the foregoing, you must not:

    •        Establish a link from any IAA Global Platform that is not owned by you.
    •        Cause the IAA Global Platform or portions of it to be displayed, or appear to be displayed by, for example, framing, deep linking or in-line linking, on any other site.
    •        Link to any part of the IAA Global Platform other than the homepage.
    •        Otherwise take any action with respect to the materials on this IAA Global Platform that is inconsistent with any other provision of these Terms of Use.

    The IAA Global Platform from which you are linking, or on which you make certain content accessible, must comply in all respects with the Content Standards set out in these Terms of Use.

    You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to cease. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

    We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our discretion.

    Links from the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM

    If the IAA Global Platform contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM linked to this IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM.

    Disclaimer of Warranties

    You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the IAA Global Platform will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM LINKED TO IT.

    YOUR USE OF THE IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM, ITS CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER THE ORGANIZATION NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH THE ORGANIZATION MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER THE ORGANIZATION NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THE ORGANIZATION REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM  SYSTEM, ITS CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS. 

    THE ORGANIZATION HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

    THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

    Limitation on Liability

    IN NO EVENT WILL THE ORGANIZATION, ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM  SYSTEM, ANY IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM  SYSTEMS LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM OR SUCH OTHER IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM  SYSTEMS OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM OR SUCH OTHER IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM  SYSTEMS, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.

    THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

    Indemnification

    You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Organization, its affiliates, licensors and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Use or your use of the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM  System, including, but not limited to, your User Contributions, any use of the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM  System's content, services and products other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use or your use of any information obtained from the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM  System.

    Governing Law and Jurisdiction

    All matters relating to the IAA Global Platform and these Terms of Use and any dispute or claim arising therefrom or related thereto (in each case, including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of this State or any other jurisdiction).

    Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms of Use or the IAA Global Platform shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of New York although we retain the right to bring any suit, action or proceeding against you for breach of these Terms of Use in your country of residence or any other relevant country. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.

    Arbitration

    At Organization's sole discretion, it may require You to submit any disputes arising from the use of these Terms of Use or the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM, including disputes arising from or concerning their interpretation, violation, invalidity, non-performance, or termination, to final and binding arbitration under the Rules of Arbitration of the American Arbitration Association applying New York law.

    Limitation on Time to File Claims

    ANY CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF USE OR THE IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES, OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM IS PERMANENTLY BARRED. 

    Waiver and Severability

    No waiver of by the Organization of any term or condition set forth in these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure of the Organization to assert a right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

    If any provision of these Terms of Use is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect. 

    Entire Agreement

    The Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy and other policies or documents incorporated herein constitute the sole and entire agreement between you and International Advertising Association with respect to the IAA Global Platform and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to the IAA GLOBAL PLATFORM  

    Your Comments and Concerns

    This IAA Global Platform is operated by International Advertising Association

    All other feedback, comments, requests for technical support and other communications relating to the IAA Global Platform should be directed to: dpo@iaaglobal.org


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