By purchasing or accepting a free ticket for the event, you (“Ticket Holder”, “you”) agree to be bound by these conditions of sale and any other provision as may be specified from time to time by aantonop Events LLC (“Promoter”), or venue management or owner (”Venue Owner”), collectively (“we” or “us”).

 

All tickets are subject to the following conditions (“Agreement”):

 

Code of Conduct: You agree to abide by the Code of Conduct, as published here: https://andreas.events/conduct/

 

Tickets for personal use – No Resale: Except as we may agree in writing, you and your party agree not to re-sell or transfer (or seek to re-sell or transfer) the tickets. Any attempt to re-sell or transfer a ticket is a breach of this agreement and Promoter may cancel the tickets without prior notification and without refund, compensation or liability.

 

Do not circumvent ticket limits: Do not try to make money by buying a bunch of tickets and reselling them at a higher price. If you buy more tickets than the maximum number permitted per person, per card, or per household, Promoter may cancel all of those tickets, without refund, and deem the value paid as a financial contribution to the community.

 

Refund policy: Promoter has adopted a refunds up to one day before the event policy through EventBrite. You agree to abide by that policy and, in addition, send a refund request email to tickets@aantonop.events that includes, at minimum, the email address you used to purchase the tickets. If you have purchased tickets using credit cards, refunds will be processed through EventBrite’s ticketing and refund process. If you have purchased tickets using a cryptocurrency, refunds will be processed through Promoter and may not be processed until a few days after the event is over. Booking fees, credit card and network processing fees, and handling fees are not refundable.

 

Right of entry: You must present a valid, unredeemed ticket in order to be granted access to the event. However, the Promoter / Venue Owner reserves the right, without refund or compensation, to refuse admission and/or evict any person(s) who the Promoter has deemed at Promoter’s sole discretion to be: (1) in violation of the event Code of Conduct, or (2) a danger to the performers, the audience, or themselves, or (3) a self-absorbed, self-promoting blowhard.

 

Lost tickets and mistakes: While using an electronic ticketing method should eliminate lost tickets, we are not responsible to replace or refund any lost tickets. Always check your tickets upon receipt and advise us promptly of any errors. Mistakes when ordering cannot always be corrected and any corrections are discretionary. If you make a mistake during the order process contact the Promoter as soon as possible.

 

Security searches and no weapons: You agree that you will not bring weapons to this event. You agree to submit to searches of your person and belongings for prohibited items including but not limited to weapons and dangerous substances and you may be denied entry for bringing such items.

 

Consent to video and audio recording: The event will be audio and video recorded. You hereby grant us an unconditional, global, royalty-free license to use and distribute video and audio recording of you or your likeness as a member of the audience.

 

Right to change seats: Your seat selection is not a material part of the value of the ticket and Promoter reserves the right to change your seats if necessary, at Promoters sole discretion. If we need to change your seat, you agree to cooperate.

 

Changes to event program: Promoter reserves the right to add, withdraw or substitute artists, performers, or extras, and/or vary advertised programs, event times, seating arrangements, and audience capacity without prior notice. Promoter will attempt to notify the public of changes related to the advertised program but is under no legal obligation to do so. Promoter cannot guarantee to inform you of any change or cancellation of the event or be held responsible for refunds or for any resulting costs you may incur for travel, accommodation, any other related goods or service or other compensation. The Promoter/Venue Owner may postpone, cancel, interrupt or stop the event due to adverse weather, dangerous situations, or any other causes beyond their reasonable control.

 

Assumption of Risk: You voluntarily assume all risks and danger incidental to the event whether occurring prior to, during, or subsequent to the actual event, including death, personal injury, loss, damage, or liability.

 

Limitation of Liability: The Promoter and/or Venue Owner, their agents, employees, and contractors shall not be liable for your death, personal injury (unless caused by negligence of The Promoter / Venue Owner or its agents and employees), loss or damage however caused while at the event, or in transit to or from the event. In any event, we are not liable for damages in excess of the ticket price you actually paid for your ticket.

 

Time Limit for Legal Action: The parties agree that any claim arising from or relating to this Agreement, must be filed within one year after the claim or cause of action arose, notwithstanding any statute of limitations or other law to the contrary.

 

Choice of Law: These terms and conditions shall be interpreted and governed by the laws of the Illinois without regard to conflicts of law. You expressly agree and consent to jurisdiction in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, subject to the binding arbitration clause included herein.

 

Dispute Resolution: In the event of any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement, or the breach thereof, you agree first to try and settle the dispute by mediation, using Mediation Rules of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution. If settlement is not reached within 60 days after service of a written demand for mediation, any unresolved controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement shall be settled by arbitration in accordance with the International Arbitration Rules of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution. The International Expedited Procedures of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution shall apply regardless of the amount in dispute. All disputes shall be heard by a single arbitrator, unless the claim amount exceeds $100,000 USD, in which case the dispute shall be heard by a panel of three arbitrators. The place of arbitration shall be Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. At either party’s request video or audio conference shall be deemed sufficient participation for any or all hearings. Hearings shall be held during regular business hours in Chicago IL, unless otherwise agreed by both parties. The language of the arbitration shall be  English. Consistent with the expedited nature of arbitration, pre-hearing information exchange shall be limited to the reasonable production of relevant non-privileged documents explicitly referred to by a party for the purpose of supporting relevant facts presented in its’ case, carried out expeditiously. Regardless of the amount in dispute, evidence will be taken by the submission of documents only. The award shall be rendered within 6 months of the commencement of the arbitration, unless such time limit is extended by the arbitrator. Failure to adhere to this time limit shall not constitute a basis for challenging the award. Except as may be required by law, neither a party nor its representatives may disclose the existence, content, or results of any arbitration hereunder without the prior written consent of (all/both) parties.

 

Information sharing: We will only share your personal information when we deem it necessary for the purposes of the event. We will not otherwise share that information for marketing or any other purposes unless required by law.

 

Severability: The provisions of this Agreement are severable and the unenforceability of any provision shall not affect the enforceability of any other provision herein.

 

Interpretation: Should any provision of this Agreement require interpretation, the rule of construction that ambiguities are to be construed against the drafting party shall not apply. The headings are for reader convenience only.

 

Changing Terms and Conditions: We reserve the right to modify the terms and conditions of sale at our sole discretion, without notice, if we deem such changes necessary for the overall good of the event.

 

Incorporation of EventBrite policies: EventBrite’s terms and conditions for ticket sales, that you accept when ordering tickets through their platform, are hereby incorporated in full into this Agreement. To the extent there is a direct conflict that cannot be reconciled, the terms of this Agreement shall control.