ONWARD Attendee Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms. If you are purchasing passes to, or otherwise planning to attend, ONWARD (herein referred to as, the “Event”), the following terms and conditions shall apply (these “Terms”). These Terms constitute an agreement between you and Yext, Inc. (“Yext”). “you” or “your” means you, the individual accepting these Terms, and/or if applicable, the company or other legal entity for which you are accepting these Terms. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth herein, Yext reserves the right to cancel any Event registrations in its sole discretion and will promptly refund any fees paid in case of any such cancellation.

Registration: All “Attendees” must register for the Event. “Attendee” means an individual registered for or attending the Event. Any information you provide, including as part of the registration process, will be used to prepare an event badge. Your contact and other information may be used by Yext and its event sponsors and partners for the purpose of providing you with product and service information related to the Event. Yext, Event sponsors and partners may also contact you for the purpose of promoting the Event on social media, providing you with product and service information, and assessing the effectiveness and impact of the Event. By providing your information, you consent to Yext’s use and sharing of any registration or other information you provide for its and its sponsors’ and partners’ business purposes, including contacting you for the business purposes set forth above, and that any such information may be used and/or stored in the United States or other countries; provided, however, where required by law, Yext will obtain your consent in connection with transfer of your information to United States and the use thereof on the Event’s registration page. Your data and information will be protected from unauthorized access and use in accordance with applicable privacy law.

Cancellation Policy: Registration fees are non-transferable. If circumstances change and you can no longer attend the Event, you can cancel your registration by emailing ONWARD@yext.com. Cancellations received prior to September 23, 2019 will be refunded at 50% of the total fees paid. No refunds will be given for cancellations received on or after September 23, 2019.

Payment: Full payment of Event fees will be required to gain access to the Event. Payment is  due at the time of registration. Event registration fees paid may only be used for the Event and may not be applied toward the purchase of any other products, services, or events. You hereby authorize Event Marketing Partners, LLC, acting as proxy on behalf of Yext for the Event, to charge your credit card for fees associated with the Event.

Badges: A “Badge” means the badge provided to you at the Event check in which will designate your access to the Event venues and sessions.  Attendees must show a government-issued picture ID to be issued their Badge. Badges will not be issued without an ID and Attendees will not be admitted into the venue without a Badge. All Attendees must wear their Badge at all times while inside all Event venues. Badges are non-transferable without prior written approval from Yext. Altering, trading or sharing of Badges is strictly prohibited. Any violation of such restrictions may result in immediate expulsion from the Event without refund.

Event Changes: Yext reserves the right to reschedule, alter, or cancel, with or without prior notice, any of the arrangements relating directly or indirectly to the Event at any time and for any reason, including for any circumstances beyond our reasonable control. Upon cancellation, alteration, or rescheduling by Yext, Yext’s sole liability to you, and your exclusive remedy, shall be to refund the relevant Event fees paid to Yext for attendance at the Event.

Personal Release: Yext (and/or others on behalf of Yext) may be photographing, recording (both audio and video), webcasting and podcasting (“Recordings”) at Event venues, sessions and activities. This includes but is not limited to keynotes, breakout sessions, technical sessions, hosted events, concerts, dinner and/or cocktail receptions and other activities. By agreeing to these Terms and attending the Event:

  • You agree that your image, likeness, voice, statements and other identifying characteristics (your “Image”) may be Recorded, and you consent to the use of your Image in connection with the use of the Recordings.
  • You irrevocably grant Yext and its agents, Event sponsors, contractors, licensees and designees and their respective successors and assigns (the “Yext Parties”) a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free and fully paid-up, perpetual license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, translate, display, perform and otherwise exploit the Recordings and your Image therein, in whole or in part, in any and all media formats and through any and all media channels, in any manner and for any purpose in connection with Yext, its business and/or the Event (including any future reoccurrence of the Event or a similar event), and for any other lawful purpose.
  • You waive any right you may have to inspect and/or approve the use of the Recordings or any reproductions thereof, and you agree that Yext is not obligated to make any use of your Image or exercise any of the rights granted to it.
  • You understand that your Image may appear in Recordings made available to you, other Attendees, or the public, and that third-parties may retain and distribute those Recordings.
  • You agree that Yext exclusively owns all rights (including without limitation, intellectual property rights) in the Recordings and all results and proceeds derived from the use of the Recordings and your Image therein, and that no portion of such proceeds will be shared with you.
  • You waive and release any and all rights of privacy and publicity, and any and all claims to compensation or damages or of violation of intellectual property rights, in connection with the use of the Recordings and your Image therein and/or any advertising or publicity relating thereto.
  • You represent that you are at least 18 years of age and have read this release and fully understand its contents.

Conduct: By attending the Event, you agree to abide by the rules, regulations, and policies of the host venues. In the event of inappropriate behavior by any Attendee in the view of Yext or the host venue you may be refused entry to or be required to leave the Event, without refund or compensation.

Intellectual Property Rights: All intellectual property rights in and related to the Event, the content delivered therein, and all materials distributed at or in connection with the Event are owned by Yext and its third party speakers and Event sponsors, and each of its and their respective affiliates. You may not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce any trademarks (or other trade names appearing at the event) for any reason without the prior written permission of Yext.

Affiliated Services: If Yext provides third party affiliated services information, including but not limited to, accommodation information, transportation information or discounts, such information is provided solely as a convenience to you. Inclusion on the Event website or at the Event venue does not indicate approval or endorsement of such affiliated services by Yext. Under no circumstances will Yext be liable in any way for any third party services, including, but not limited to, quality, availability, errors or omissions, or damages of any kind. You must evaluate and bear all risks associated with the use of any third party services, including any reliance on the availability, quality or usefulness of such services. You may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services.

Warranties: YEXT MAKES NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THE EVENTS OR EVENT REGISTRATION, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, AND YEXT SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU ARE AUTHORIZED TO ENTER INTO THESE TERMS AND THAT YOU CAN AND WILL COMPLY WITH ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OUTLINED HEREIN.

Changes to These Terms: Yext may make changes to these Terms from time to time. You understand and agree that if you participate in the Event after the date on which the Terms have changed, your participation will signify acceptance of the updated Terms.

Force Majeure: Except with respect to failure to pay any amount due hereunder, nonperformance of either party will be excused to the extent that performance is rendered impossible by strike, fire, flood, natural disaster, terrorism, governmental acts, orders or restrictions, failure of suppliers, or any other reason where failure to perform is beyond the reasonable control and not caused by the negligence of the non-performing parties.

Limitation of Liability: Neither Yext nor any of the Yext Parties, nor any of its or their affiliates, employees, agents or representatives shall have any liability whatsoever to you for any loss, injury (including death), expense, or damage, except to the extent any such claims may be directly and solely attributable to the gross negligence or willful misconduct of Yext or a Yext Party as applicable. Neither Yext nor any of the Yext Parties, nor any of its or their affiliates, shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential costs, damages or losses arising directly or indirectly from registering for or attending the Event, alteration of the Event schedule, or any error or omission. The maximum aggregate liability of Yext and the Yext Parties and its and their affiliates for any claim in any way connected with, or arising from the Event, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise (including any negligent act or omission), shall be limited to the Event fees paid by you to Yext.

Relationship of the Parties: These Terms and the activities governed hereby; do not create a partnership, franchise, joint venture, agency, fiduciary or employment relationship between the parties. There are no third-party beneficiaries to these Terms.

Choice of Law and Exclusive Forum: These Terms, and any and all disputes directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to these Terms or the Event, will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A., without reference to the choice of law rules thereof. Each of the parties hereby irrevocably consents and submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in New York County, New York, U.S.A., for any such disputes, and hereby irrevocably waives any objection to the laying of venue in such courts. Each party hereby waives any right to jury trial in connection with any action or litigation in any way arising out of or related to these Terms or the Event.

Assumption of Risk: Your participation in and attendance of the Event is completely voluntary. Yext does not guarantee admittance to any specific session or keynote and reserves the right to refuse admittance to any session or keynote to any Attendee, at its sole discretion. Unless specified otherwise all events, keynotes, and sessions are seated on a first-come first-served basis. You accept and assume all risks of any and all personal injury or damage to your personal property that you may face while attending the Event, and waive any claims against Yext relating to such risks.

Severability: If any provision of these Terms is held invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, the other provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect, and, if legally permitted, such offending provision will be replaced with an enforceable provision that as nearly as possible effects the parties’ intent.

No Waiver: No waiver of any rights is to be charged against any party unless such waiver is in writing signed by an authorized representative of the party so charged.

Assignment: You may not assign any of your rights or obligations hereunder, whether by operation of law or otherwise, without the prior written consent of Yext. Yext’s sole remedy for any purported assignment in breach of this paragraph shall be termination of these Terms as it relates to you and your non-participation in the Event. Yext may assign these Terms, in whole or in part, as necessary for the execution of the Event without your consent and at its sole discretion. Subject to the foregoing, these Terms shall bind and inure to the benefit of the parties, their respective successors and permitted assigns.

Entire Agreement: These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the parties in relations to the Event and supersede all prior and contemporaneous terms, agreements, proposals or representations, written or oral, concerning its subject matter.

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Twitter Quiz

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE CONTEST (“CONTEST”)

Entry into this Contest constitutes your acceptance of these Official Rules.

CONTEST ENTRY DATES: Contest starts on October 29, 2019 at 1:00pm ET and ends on October 30, 2019 at 6:30pm ET (“Contest Entry Period”).

WHO MAY ENTER: Contest is only open to individuals with a valid Twitter account who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (except in the case of legal residents of Alabama, Mississippi, Nebraska or other jurisdictions where the age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such age of majority). Individuals subject to law under which the Contest is prohibited or noncompliant are not eligible to enter or win. Employees and their immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or those living in the same household (whether or not related) of Yext, Inc. (“Sponsor”), and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, prize suppliers, distributors and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, “Contest Parties”) are not eligible to enter or win.

CONTEST ENTRY: To enter, tweet back a response to the question(s) set forth by the Sponsor when prompted during the Contest Entry Period. For purposes of these Official Rules, “receipt” of Entry occurs when Sponsor’s servers record the Entry information resulting from contestants’ entry being received on Twitter. Odds of winning depend upon number of entries received. A contestant is eligible to win one prize at most during the Contest Entry Period. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entry for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion.

JUDGING:  Entries will be judged based on judges’ determination of the accuracy of the response to the question(s) set forth by the Sponsor. The first entry with the right answer to the question(s) asked by the Sponsor will be declared the Contest winner (“Winner”).  In the event of a tie, Winner will be determined based on the judges’ discretion. Judges’ decisions are final and binding.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner(s) will be notified by Twitter. Winner(s) will be required to pick up the prize in-person at the ONWARD 19 event, and if that is not possible, the Winner(s) must provide a valid mailing address which will be used to fulfill the prize. In the event it is determined that the Winner has not complied with these Official Rules, has failed to execute and return any required documents within the specified time period, has made false statements or a prize notification is returned as undeliverable, then the Winner will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, the Entry with the next fastest accurate entry may then be declared the alternate Winner.

PRIZE & APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”):  The prize for each of four (4) winners is one Apple Watch. The approximate retail value for each Apple Watch  is approximately $499. Winner is solely responsible for all expenses, costs or fees associated with transportation and acceptance and/or use of the prize not specified herein as being awarded, including without limitation, any and all taxes (if any). Winner is not a recipient of a prize until s/he has been verified as the Winner by the Sponsor or judges. The Sponsor reserves the right to, at its discretion, reschedule the Contest, entry and/or end dates, modify the entry procedures, cancel the Contest, or cancel the awarding of ticket(s). Prize(s) are not redeemable for cash.

MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS: Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules. 

All disputes arising or connected with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without regard to the conflict of law principles thereof, and will be resolved exclusively in a state or federal court located in New York, NY. As permitted by law, any judgments or awards shall be limited to out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorneys’ fees), and shall not include any indirect, punitive, or consequential damages.

Contest subject to all applicable laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.

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Airpod Giveaway

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE CONTEST (“CONTEST”)

Entry into this Contest constitutes your acceptance of these Official Rules.

CONTEST ENTRY DATES: Contest starts on October 29, 2019 at 7:30am ET and ends on October 29th, 2019 at 10:30pm ET (“Contest Entry Period”).

WHO MAY ENTER: Contest is only open to Yext Partners who have registered for ONWARD19 and the Partner Summit  and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (except in the case of legal residents of Alabama, Mississippi, Nebraska or other jurisdictions where the age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such age of majority). Individuals subject to law under which the Contest is prohibited or noncompliant are not eligible to enter or win. Employees and their immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or those living in the same household (whether or not related) of Yext, Inc. (“Sponsor”), and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, prize suppliers, distributors and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, “Contest Parties”) are not eligible to enter or win.

CONTEST ENTRY: To enter, scan your official ONWARD19 RFID badge at various locations throughout ONWARD19 and the Partner Summit during the Contest Entry Period. Odds of winning depend upon number of entries received. A contestant is eligible to win one prize at most during the Contest Entry Period. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion.

JUDGING:  Entries will be judged based on the number of points accumulated during the Contest Entry Period which are based on RFID badge scans. The points awarded for each scan are as follows:

ONWARD19 Opening Keynote: 25 points 

Keynote sessions: 20 points 

Yext Product Experience Zone: 20 points

Yext Hitchhiker booth: 20 points

Breakout sessions: 10 points

Sponsors booths: 10 points

Other activations : 10 points 

The three (3) individuals with the most points at the end of the Content Entry Period will be declared a Contest winner (each, a “Winner”).  In the event of a tie, Winners will be determined based on a random draw between the highest scoring individuals. Judges’ decisions are final and binding.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winners will be notified by email. Winners will be required to pick up the prize in-person at the ONWARD 19 event, and if a Winner is unable to do so, the Winner must provide a valid mailing address to Sponsor by November 4, 2019 which will be used to fulfill the prize. In the event it is determined that a Winner has not complied with these Official Rules, has failed to execute and return any required documents within the specified time period, has made false statements or a prize notification is returned as undeliverable, then that Winner will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, the individual with the next highest point total may then be declared an alternate Winner.

PRIZE & APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”):  The prize for each of three (3) Winners is one Apple Airpods. The approximate retail value for each Apple Airpods is approximately $150. Each Winner is solely responsible for all expenses, costs or fees associated with transportation and acceptance and/or use of the prize not specified herein as being awarded, including without limitation, any and all taxes (if any). Each Winner is not a recipient of a prize until s/he has been verified as a Winner by the Sponsor or judges. The Sponsor reserves the right to, at its discretion, reschedule the Contest, entry and/or end dates, modify the entry procedures, cancel the Contest, or cancel the awarding of ticket(s). Prize(s) are not redeemable for cash.

MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS: Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules. 

All disputes arising or connected with the Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without regard to the conflict of law principles thereof, and will be resolved exclusively in a state or federal court located in New York, NY. As permitted by law, any judgments or awards shall be limited to out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorneys’ fees), and shall not include any indirect, punitive, or consequential damages.

Contest subject to all applicable laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.