Terms Of Use
April 1st, 2017

Acceptance of the TOU

The purpose of these Terms of Use (TOU) is to regulate access and define the terms and conditions of use of our website. Any use of our website https://www.event-advisor.netis subject to the prior acceptance of the terms and conditions and the privacy policy. By choosing to use our website, you declare that you have read and accepted the provisions of our TOU without reservation. We also draw your attention to the fact that we may modify these provisions at any time, so we invite you to check regularly the condition in force.

1. Key words

  • EventAdvisor: has the meaning given to it in section 2 below;
  • TOU: designates these Terms Of Use;
  • Member content: has the meaning given to it in section 9.2 below;
  • Package: designates the Profiles payable on our platform as defined in section 5.1 below;
  • Member: designates any natural or legal person with a valid account on our platform;
  • Platform: designates the EventAdvisor connection tool accessible at the following address: www.event-advisor.net ;
  • Profil: designates all the information that a Member provides on its Profile page;
  • User: designates any person with an account or passing but who is not a Member;
  • Services: designates all the services offered by Members established according to the search criteria defined by our Platform.

2. Object

EventAdvisor Sàrl (hereinafter « EventAdvisor ») publishes an online platform www.event-advisor.net(hereinafter referred to as « Platform »), which aims to promote the linking of service providers (« Members ») and third parties (« Users »). To this end, our Platform proposes the creation of Profiles enabling Members to select the Services they propose, to inform the information they want about their qualifications and / or experiences and to be contacted by other Members and Users of the site.

3. Registration, access et closure of your account

3.1. Registration conditions

To access and use our Platform, no minimum age is required. On the other hand, subscription to the Member Profiles is reserved exclusively for adults. By clicking on « Register now », you must read and accept our terms of use and our current privacy policy. In case of non-acceptance, you must stop using our Platform.

3.2 Creating and accessing the account

To create your account as an EventAdvisor User, you can:

  • complete all mandatory fields on the registration form;
  • or connect via our Platform to your Facebook or Google Account.

To create your account as an EventAdvisor Member, you must complete all mandatory fields on the registration form. Before you can validate your registration, you must also take note and accept our rules of insertion.

The registration is deemed active and valid at the time of the reception of an e-mail confirming the creation of your account on our Platform. Once you are authenticated as an EventAdvisor User or Member, you can validly use the Platform features according to the rights and obligations attached to your Profile (see figures 4, 5).

When you create your account and regardless of the method chosen to do so, you agree to provide accurate and up-to-date personal information through your profile or by notifying EventAdvisor (see section 13). When you create an account by completing the registration form, you agree to keep secret the username and password provided by our Platform. If you lose or otherwise disclose your password to third parties, you must notify us immediately. You are solely responsible for the use of your account by a third party, unless you specifically notify EventAdvisor of the loss, fraudulent use by a third party or the disclosure of your password.

3.3. Profile Check

In order to improve confidence, prevent and detect fraud, EventAdvisor may contact you to verify certain information provided during your registration including your age or the company name and contact information mentioned. You acknowledge and agree that any reference on our Platform only means that the User or Member has successfully completed the registration process. Consequently, EventAdvisor does not guarantee the veracity, reliability or validity of the information mentioned by its Members and Users.

3.4 Closure of Account

You can at any time close your account on our Platform. To do this, simply go to the page of your Profile management and click on the link: « Unsubscribe » and then follow the procedure as indicated.

4. How the Platform Works

4.1. For Members

As an EventAdvisor Member, and provided that you meet the registration requirements set out in section 3.1, you can create your Profile page and provide information about the proposed Services, your geographical area of activity and the amount of services available according to the fixed scale. Your Profile will be accessible and visible to Members, Users and visitors searching our Platform.

You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for the content of your Profile that you publish. Accordingly, you represent and warrant the accuracy and veracity of the information provided. EventAdvisor reserves the right at its sole discretion and without notice to not publish or remove at any time any information posted on your Profile that does not conform with these terms of use, these insertion rules, or that it considers detrimental to his image, or deemed contrary to his interests and good morals. You acknowledge and agree that the criteria taken into account in the classification and order of display of your Profile are at the sole discretion of EventAdvisor and according to the terms and conditions described in our terms of use.

4.2. For Users

As Users, and provided that you fulfill the registration requirements set forth in Section 3.1, you may search for Services offered by our Members by entering keywords in the search bar. After selecting the Profiles that match your criteria, you can find these Profiles in your « My Event » page and contact the chosen Members by email, email or phone. Users who are not registered on our Platform can view the referenced Services. However, in order to contact a Member, you must first create an account. These TOU apply without distinction to Users who are registered on the Platform and those who do not have an account.

4.3. Review system

To give a review to a Member in our community, you must login to your account and then select the person to whom you want to leave a review. Once validated, your review is visible and published on the Member Profile page, which in turn can respond to your review. EventAdvisor reserves the right to ask you to modify, not to publish or to delete any notice whose content would be contrary to these GTC. If you receive several negative evaluations of more than 50 percent, EventAdvisor reserves the right to suspend a Member's account or limit or even terminate the present terms of use (see point 7).

5. Financial conditions

5.1. Presentation of Profiles

Our Platform allows you to get one of the following four Profiles:

  • User: profile granted to persons who have a valid account and who do not have the status of Member. This profile is free.
  • EventAdvisor member: profile granted to persons who have applied for registration as a Member and whose profile has been validated by our Platform. This profile allows you to display the name, the company's postal address, one e-mail addresses, up to two telephone numbers, the selected domain(s) of activity(ies) as well as a profile photo. This profile is free.
  • EventAdvisor Plus member: profile granting the same privileges as the EventAdvisor member profile. This profile also allows you to display twelve photos to your profile, provide an additional phone number and an additional email, get better referencing in the search results list than the EventAdvisor member Profile and display an explanatory text limited to 800 characters. This profile pays off.
  • EventAdvisor Premium Member: profile granting the same rights as the EventAdvisor Plus Member Profile. This profile also allows you to display twenty-four photos, provide 2 additional email addresses and obtain the best referencing in the search list and display an explanatory text limited to 1,600 characters. This profile pays off.

5.2. Subscription to a Paid Profile

To obtain the profile of an EventAdvisor Plus Member or an EventAdvisor Premium Member, you must click on the « Become a Member » tab and fill in the mandatory fields and your payment data. After receiving your payment, you will receive an e-mail confirming your membership in the EventAdvisor Plus or Premium member profile. The Package is deemed to be active at the time of the confirmation by email of the purchase.

As part of promotional offers, EventAdvisor reserves the right to grant you a non-exclusive right to test one of our Packages for a fixed period. The offer begins upon sending an email confirming your new status as an EventAdvisor Plus or Premium Member. After this trial period, the EventAdvisor Member Profile will automatically be granted.

5.3. Duration and invoicing

Prices are quoted in Swiss francs (CHF). The duration and the invoicing are determined according to the Package selected and based on the rates in force posted on our Platform on the day of the creation of the account or the day of subscription of the Package. You can find all this information by clicking on the « Profile Management » tab. EventAdvisor reserves the right to modify its rates. In this case, the changes will be communicated to you 30 days before being applied. Increases or reductions in prices are not applicable to current benefits.

5.4. Deadline and Terms of Payment

The Member must make the payment in advance. The amount is determined according to the type Package selected and the chosen duration. Invoices are due on or before the due date indicated on the invoice. If neither a due date nor a payment deadline is indicated, the payment period granted is 30 days.

Payments can be made by debit / credit card or with a PayPal account. The renewal is done by automatic debit with the data saved in a secure way by our payment partners. In the event of a delay or a payment problem, EventAdvisor will contact you to notify you that the payment has not been received. If after the last contact, payment is not made after 15 days, EventAdvisor reserves the right to temporarily suspend access to our Platform and / or terminate these terms of use with immediate effect.

5.5 Renewal

At the end of the contractual term, the Package is tacitly renewed according to the general conditions applicable on the day of the renewal and according to the duration and the type of Package initially selected by the Member.

If you do not wish to renew your Package, you must inform our Platform in writing (e-mail) at the latest 7 days before the end of its deadline. After the mentioned period, no refund of the balance paid can be claimed. Following your request, you will receive an e-mail confirming the cancellation of your Package. The EventAdvisor Member Profile will be automatically granted.

5.6 Early Termination of Package

In the event of early cancellation of your Package, the Member may not require the refund of the amount paid for any reason. Following your request, you will receive an e-mail confirming the cancellation of your offer and the EventAdvisor Member Profile will automatically be granted to you. Any closure of the account by a Member having subscribed to a Package shall be treated as an early termination.

EventAdvisor reserves the right to terminate these TOU in advance of any breach of this TOU and non-payment. In this case, no refund can be claimed.

6. Behavior of Users and Members

6.1. Obligations of Users

    You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for compliance with all Swiss laws and obligations applicable to your use of the Platform. In addition, using our Platform, you agree to:
  • not forward false, misleading, deceptive or fraudulent information to EventAdvisor (especially when creating or updating your account) or to other Members;
  • not make any statement, behave in any way or publish on the Platform any content that is defamatory, abusive, obscene, pornographic, vulgar, offensive, aggressive, inappropriate, violent, threatening, harassing, racist, xenophobic, Inciting violence, discrimination or hatred, encouraging activities or the use of illegal substances or, more generally, contrary to the aims of the Platform, such as to infringe on the rights of EventAdvisor or of a third party or contrary to good morals;
  • not distributing or publishing unsolicited advertisements (spam), mass electronic communications, chain of emails, communications containing viruses likely to cause damage to EventAdvisor or to third parties;
  • not collect data on Users and Members of our Platform, including email addresses in any way, without their consent;
  • not infringe on the rights and the image of EventAdvisor, in particular its intellectual property rights and those of others (cf. number 9);
  • not to use robots, spiders, scrapers or any other technological device allowing us to access our services for any reason whatsoever;
  • not to market an EventAdvisor application, software and information associated with this Platform;
  • not open more than one account on the Platform;
  • comply with these TOU and our privacy policy.

6.2. Obligations of Members

    You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for compliance with all Swiss laws and obligations applicable to your use of the Platform. In addition, using our Platform, you agree to:
  • not forward false, misleading, deceptive or fraudulent information to EventAdvisor (especially when creating or updating your account) or to other Members and Users;
  • not make any statement, behave in any way or publish on the Platform any content that is defamatory, abusive, obscene, pornographic, vulgar, offensive, aggressive, inappropriate, violent, threatening, harassing, racist, xenophobic, violence, discrimination, encouraging activities or the use of illegal substances or, more generally, contrary to the aims of the Platform, such as to infringe the rights of EventAdvisor, a third party or contrary to correct morals standards.
  • not distributing or publishing unsolicited advertisements (spam), mass electronic communications, chain of emails, communications containing viruses likely to cause damage to EventAdvisor or to third parties;
  • not download, publish content and propose Services in inappropriate domains of activity;
  • carry out and ensure the realization of the Services as described in your Profile;
  • if the Services are prevented or changed, inform our Platform without delay by updating your information;
  • ensure that you are reachable at the e-mail address or telephone number indicated on your Profile page;
  • not to use contact details of other Users and Members other than the Services offered;
  • not infringe on the rights and the image of EventAdvisor, in particular its intellectual property rights and those of others (cf. number 9);
  • not collect data on Users and Members of our Platform, including email addresses in any way, without their consent;
  • not use our Platform, if you do not have the capacity to conclude a contract or if your account has been suspended temporarily or permanently;
  • to behave in an appropriate and responsible manner when performing the Services;
  • not transfer your account to a third party without our consent;
  • not open more than one account on the Platform;
  • comply with these Terms Of Use, our Insertion Rules and our current Privacy Policy.

7. Suspension of account, limitation of access and termination

In the event of non-compliance with these TOU, in particular, (1) your obligations as Users or Members mentioned in articles 6.1 and 6.2 above; (2) exceeds the threshold referred to in Article 4.3 above or (3) EventAdvisor has reasonable grounds to believe that this is necessary to protect its security and integrity, those of its Users and Members or third parties or for the purposes of fraud prevention or investigation, we reserve the right to:

  • prevent publication or delete any reviews, messages, content, published by you on the Platform; and/or
  • limit your access to and use of the Platform; and/or
  • suspend your account temporarily or permanently; and/or
  • terminate the present TOU immediately and without notice;

You will be notified of the implementation of such a measure to permit you to explain the alleged facts. EventAdvisor decides, in its sole discretion, to lift the measures implemented or not.

8. Personal data

As part of your use of the Platform, we collect and process some of your personal data. By registering as User or Member, you acknowledge and accept the processing of your personal data by our Platform according to the modalities described in our privacy policy.

9. Intellectual property

9.1. Content publishing by EventAdvisor

EventAdvisor is the exclusive owner of the trademark and all copyrights relating to the Platform, its content (including texts, images, drawings, logos, videos, sounds, data, graphics) Of data ensuring their operation. Any reproduction, representation, adaptation, modification, translation, transformation, dissemination, integration and exploitation in any other site, and / or reuse in any way wholly or partly of the content of our Platform requires the express authorization of EventAdvisor.

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  • reproduce, modify, adapt, distribute, publicly represent, disseminate the Platform, the Services and their content;
  • decompile, carry out inverse engineering of the Platform;
  • extracting or attempting to extract a substantial part of the data from the Platform (in particular by using data suction robots or similar data collection tools).

9.2. Publication of content by Users and Members

In order to operate the Platform, you grant EventAdvisor a non-exclusive license to use the content and data you provide as part of your use of our site (hereinafter your « Member Content »). In order to enable EventAdvisor to distribute and improve accessibility of the contents of the Platform to the public, you authorize us, throughout the world, to reproduce, represent, adapt and translate your Member Content in the following way:

  • you authorize us to reproduce all or part of your Member Content on any digital recording medium, known or unknown to date, and in particular on any server, hard disk, or any other equivalent medium, in any format and by any process Known and unknown to date, to the extent necessary for any operation of storage, backup, transmission or download related to the functioning of the Platform;
  • You authorize us to adapt and translate your Member Content, as well as to reproduce these adaptations on any digital medium, current or future. This includes, in particular, the possibility to realize, in compliance with your moral right, changes in the formatting of your Member Content to make it technically compatible for publication via the Platform.

10. Exemption and limitation of liability

By using our Platform, you acknowledge that EventAdvisor is not party to any agreement between you and our Members and Users. We do not own, operate, supply or manage all of the Services referenced on our Platform. Consequently, you acknowledge and agree that EventAdvisor does not control the validity, veracity or availability of the Services. EventAdvisor can not be held responsible for the actual operation of the Services referenced on our Platform, and in particular because:

  • erroneous information provided by Members concerning their Profiles and the proposed Services;
  • the behavior of its Members before, during and after the performance of the Services.

EventAdvisor shall not be liable for any breakdowns, interruptions or malfunctions resulting in particular from technical problems and altering the quality of access to services due to « force majeure » or for which we are not responsible, in particular the Networks. Any external event that is unpredictable and beyond the control of EventAdvisor which prevents the normal performance of our services must be interpreted as a case of “force majeure”. The opening of attachments is at the risk of the User and the Member. We do not warrant that the files are free from viruses or are not designed to cause damage to computers, smartphones or any type of hardware to access our Platform. Our site may contain links or references to other websites that are not owned by EventAdvisor. We disclaim all responsibility for the content, privacy policies and practices of these sites.

EventAdvisor reserves the right in its sole discretion to modify or interrupt, temporarily or permanently, all or part of the access to the Platform or its functionalities, without this giving rise to claims or claims. To the extent permitted by law, all liability of EventAdvisor is excluded. In case of minor negligence, the liability of EventAdvisor can not be incurred.

11. Changes

These TOU express the entire agreement between you and EventAdvisor relating to your use of the Platform Note and the subscription of a Package. Any other document, including any mention on the Platform (FAQ for example), has only informative value. EventAdvisor may be required to amend these Terms to adapt to its technological and commercial environment and to comply with the regulations in force. If changes are made, a notice will be published on the Platform homepage. By accessing their account, Users and Members will need to review and accept changes to continue using the Platform.

If any provision of these TOU is found to be totally or partially invalid (or becomes so), this does not affect the validity of the remaining provisions. EventAdvisor will proceed to the replacement of the invalid or ineffective provisions by a similar provision valid replacing the previous provision.

12. Applicable law and jurisdiction

Only Swiss law is applicable to these general conditions of use. For all disputes relating to the general conditions of use of the Platform, the legal forum is Lausanne. EventAdvisor is entitled to sue the Member in the courts of it's office address.

13. Contact

If you have technical problems or would like to send us your reviews and suggestions, you can contact us by using this address: contact@event-advisor.net.

14. Legal Notice

This Platform is published by the company EventAdvisor Sàrl, a limited liability company registered under the number CH-550.1.169.581-7, owned by M. Clément Tournier with registered office at Avenue Parc-de-la-Rouvraie, 3 - 1018 Lausanne (Suisse). contact@event-advisor.net.