MEMBERSHIP TERMS AND CONDITIONS
NEVADA ESPORTS ALLIANCE
We are excited that you are interested in join the Nevada Esports Alliance and that you share our vision in providing information and resources to educate and promote the development of best practices at the intersection of the esports and regulated gambling industries. The Terms, Types, and Features of Membership with the Nevada Esports Alliance (NVEA) are described below.
NVEA may change these Membership Terms and Conditions at any time, without notice to you or any Members. If any change is found void or unenforceable, that change is severable and does not affect the validity of the remaining terms. Active membership of any type constitutes acceptance of any changes to these Terms and Conditions. Any member that does not agree to such changes may cancel membership.
Membership. Membership in the NVEA is exclusive and non-transferable. To seek membership, interested parties are required to complete an application. Membership applications may be submitted by any individual or entity from any jurisdiction globally; membership is not exclusive to Nevada. Incomplete applications will be rejected. Membership acceptance will be at the sole discretion of the NVEA upon majority vote of the Board of Directors. Membership fees must be paid within thirty days of notice of membership acceptance. Membership may be rejected by the NVEA at its discretion and for any reason. The NVEA reserves the right to deny Membership to any applicant and terminate Membership at its discretion and for any reason.
Membership Expiration, Renewals, & Cancellation. Memberships are effective for one-year terms beginning the date payment is confirmed as received by the NVEA. Continuing memberships may be renewed no earlier than two months prior to expiration of the one-year membership period. Expired memberships may be renewed at any time during the calendar year upon payment of the full annual membership amount for the selected membership type. Members may cancel membership at any time upon notice to the NVEA. Payment for membership is not refundable if membership is cancelled or terminated.
Legal Notice. ANY CLAIM ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF MEMBERSHIP WITH NVEA OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY NVEA ACTIVITIES OR PROGRAMS WILL BE GOVERNED BY NEVADA LAW.
Founding Members. Memberships at this level are by invitation only and are granted a waiver from membership fee payment until December 31, 2017, after which time Founding members may elect to participate as Member, Affiliate member, or Government member, if so qualified.
Members. Memberships at this level requires annual payment of $2,000. Memberships are limited to businesses or companies only, rather than individuals. Membership is restricted to those with a demonstrated role in esports or gambling industries and only accepted upon application and majority approval of the Board of Directors of NVEA. Applicants for Membership may be referred to Affiliate membership. Membership includes prominent logo display on the NVEA website; complimentary access to NVEA-sponsored events for up to three (3) representatives; publication of logo on NVEA homepage of its website; publication of logo in NVEA member directory; and logo or entity mention in public relations materials.
Affiliate Memberships. Memberships at this level requires annual payment of $500. Affiliate memberships are available to individuals, businesses, or companies. Affiliate members are accepted upon application and majority approval of the Board of Directors of NVEA. Affiliate membership includes identification and logo in the NVEA member directory accessible on the NVEA website and complimentary access for one (1) individual or representative to certain NVEA sponsored events.
Government/Regulator/Academic Institution (“Government”). Memberships at this level are limited to legislators; federal, state, or local government officials; gambling and academic institutions, centers, departments or divisions. Membership requires annual payment of $125. Government membership may include prominent logo display on the NVEA website and/or the membership directory at the discretion of and upon approval of a majority of the Board of Directors of NVEA.
Membership Intellectual Property. By submitting any business logo or design; individual, business, or company information, including name, address, phone number, e-mail address, or website link; or photographic, video, or digital files or content (“Submissions”) to the NVEA, members hereby agree and consent to NVEA using the Submissions for business purposes, advertising, marketing, promotion, and other such uses in accordance with any terms and conditions of the NVEA. Members hereby acknowledge that the NVEA is allowed to feature a member’s name, social media handle or account reference, accompanying text, and any images from the member’s social media accounts.
Members represent and warrant that Submissions are not confidential or proprietary; are accurate; will not violate any right of a third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, or publicity rights, and that no consent or authorization from any third party is required in connection with use of Submissions; will not cause injury to any person or entity; and will not contain, or provide links to, obscene, profane, or threatening language or material, malware, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailing, any form of span, or any material considered harmful, sexually explicit, lewd, indecent, violent, abusive, or degrading. Members further represent and warrant that the member owns all rights in the Submissions or otherwise have the right to submit the Submissions to the NVEA. Members also represent and warrant that any persons identified in the Submissions have consented to the submission of the Submissions on the website of the NVEA and further use of the Submissions as contemplated herein. MEMBERS ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SUBMISSIONS AND THE NVEA ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ANY SUBMISSIONS. Members acknowledge and agree that the NVEA reserves the right (but has no obligation) for any reason in the sole discretion of the NVEA to monitor Submissions; alter, remove, edit, or refuse to post or allow to be posted any Submissions; and/or disclose any Submissions, and the circumstances surrounding its transmission, to any third party.
For any Submission, including those uploaded to the NVEA website, Members grant to the NVEA without compensation (or the expectation of compensation) a non-exclusive, sub-licensable, worldwide, fully paid-up, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable right and license to use, distribute, display, perform, transmit, disclose, reproduce, publish, republish, record, digitize, copy, modify, alter, delete, adapt, translate, create derivative works from, exploit, sell, perform, lease, or otherwise use your Submission into any form, medium, or technology, now known or hereafter developed, throughout the world for commercial or non-commercial purposes, and to translate, modify, reverse-engineer, disassemble, or decompile such Submissions. You should not send to NVEA any Submissions that you do not wish to license to us, including any confidential information or any original creative materials. All Submissions shall automatically become sole and exclusive property of the NVEA and shall not be returned to you.
NVEA is not responsible for the use or disclosure of any personal information that is voluntarily disclosed in connection with the Submission. Members shall not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone else, or otherwise mislead NVEA or third parties as the origin of any Submissions. Members represent that members have all rights necessary to grant the licenses granted in this section. Members further irrevocably waive any “moral rights” or other rights with respect to attribution or authorship or integrity of materials regarding Submissions that members may have under any applicable law under any legal theory.
Members hereby waive, release, and forever discharge NVEA and each owner, subsidiary, affiliate, officer, director, manager, employee, representative and agent from any and all rights, claims, and liability relating to the use of the Submissions in the manner contemplated above including, without limitation, any claims based on the invasion of privacy, commercial use of name or likeness, and the right of publicity. Member also further agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the NVEA from and against any and losses, and all claims by third parties, resulting from your breach of any of the representations or warranties contained in this section.