1.1. Ascential Events (Hangzhou) Company Limited, a company whose registered office address is Room 601, 603, 6/F, Building 2, Jiang Ning Tower, 27 Ningtai Road, Ningwei Street, Xiaoshan, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China (Money20/20) engages the individual identified on the attached Speaker Form to provide speaker services (Services) at the Money20/20 (Event).
1.2. References to “us”, “we”, “our”, “you” and “your” shall be construed accordingly.
2. Obligations and Warranties
2.1. You acknowledge and agree to the Delegate Terms and Conditions in relation to the Event, which can be found here: https://www.money2020-china.com/footer/delegate-booking-terms-and-conditions, and are available upon request. In the event these Terms and the Delegate Terms and Conditions conflict, these Terms will prevail.
2.2. We reserve the right to cancel the event at any time during the term and will provide you with notice of the same as soon as is reasonably practicable. This agreement is personal to you and if for any reason you are unable to perform the Services, you agree to immediately notify us in writing. We are not obliged to accept replacement speakers.
2.3. You shall not make any public statement nor engage in any action or publicity that is derogatory, offensive, illegal or prejudicial to the reputation of the event, Money20/20 or any sponsor of the event, in our reasonable discretion.
2.4. You acknowledge that we shall be entitled to record the Services and agree to waive any rights arising under the laws of any jurisdiction, including but not limited to copyright, performers’ proprietary rights and moral rights.
2.5. You grant to us an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free licence to make such use of your name, voice, biography and likeness, and any recording of the Services as is reasonably required in connection with the exploitation, advertising and promotion of the event and Money20/20.
2.6. You warrant and represent to us that the provision of the Services by you, and the use by Money20/20 and attendees at the event of any materials distributed by you at the event, shall not infringe any third party intellectual property rights.
Nothing in these Terms shall operate to exclude or limit either party’s liability for death or personal injury resulting from its own negligence or its own fraud or deceit.
4.1. These Terms shall commence on submission of the Speaker Form and shall remain in force until completion of the Services unless terminated earlier in accordance with these terms.
4.2. We may terminate these Terms immediately if: (a) you breach any provision of these Term which you fail to remedy within 5 days; (b) you behave or your expertise is discredited in a manner which in our reasonable opinion is likely to bring Money20/20 or the event into disrepute; (c) you are convicted of any criminal offence; and/or (e) the event is cancelled or postponed for any reason.
4.3. Termination or expiry of these Terms shall be without prejudice to the rights of either party which have accrued prior to termination or expiry. Clauses 2.5, 3, 4 and 5 shall survive expiry or earlier termination of these Terms.
5. Confidential Information
5.1. You acknowledge that in performing the Services you may have access to written or oral information which relates to the business, products, financial or management affairs, customers, employees or authorised agents, plans, proposals, strategies or trade secrets of Money20/20 (together the “Confidential Information”) and you undertake that you shall not at any time use or disclose to any person, firm or company any Confidential Information other than strictly required for the performance of the Services.
5.2. The restrictions set out in this Clause 5.1 shall not apply to any Confidential Information that (i) is or becomes generally available to the public other than as a result of any act or omission by you; (ii) you rightfully receive from a third party who does not owe an obligation of confidentiality to Money20/20; and/or (iii) is developed through your independent efforts without the use of the Confidential Information.
6.1. Each party warrants that it shall comply with all applicable laws, statutes and regulations in force from time to time.
6.2. Any notice between the parties shall be in writing and shall be served by personal delivery, sending a certified email or sending by signed for post to the addresses of the other party as may be designated from time to time. Notices shall be deemed to have been received (a) if delivered personally, at the time of delivery; (b) if sent by email, when the recipient acknowledges receipt (an automatic ‘read receipt’ will not constitute acknowledgement of an email notification under this clause 6.2); or (c) in the case of registered or recorded post, 48 hours from the date of posting.
6.3. No failure or delay by either party to exercise any right, power or remedy will operate as a waiver of it.
6.4. If any part of these Terms shall be found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the other provisions of these Terms which shall remain in full force and effect.
6.5. These Terms constitute the entire agreement and understanding of the parties in relation to the Services, and supersede any previous agreements, arrangements and/or understandings (whether written or oral) between the parties. No variation shall be valid unless it is in writing and signed by or on behalf of each of the parties.
6.6. You may not assign, sub-licence, sub-contract, or otherwise transfer or dispose of these Terms or any of its rights or obligations under it, in whole or in part.
6.7. Neither party shall be liable to the other in respect of any failure or delay by it to carry out any of its obligations under these Terms, where such failure is due to any event or circumstance which is beyond its reasonable control.
6.8. These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the England and Wales, without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of England and Wales or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of Laws of any jurisdiction other than those of England and Wales.