Terms and Conditions

The following terms (“Terms of Use”) constitute an agreement between Influencer Marketing Association (“IMA”), and you that governs your use of this website and all of its associated services, content, and functionality. This policy applies to the website administered by IMA (the “Website”), located at https://influencermarketingassociation.org. IMA, owner and operator of the Website, is a non-profit corporation formed under the laws of the state of Delaware, United States.

Your use of the Website constitutes your acceptance of, and agreement to, the following Terms of Use. IMA reserves the right to modify, alter, amend or update its Website, policies and these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use are subject to change without notice. If you do not agree with or do not accept any part of these Terms of Use, you must not use the Website.

PURCHASE POLICIES
On the Website, you may purchase a membership to the IMA (the “Membership”).

REGISTRATION & RESTRICTED ACCESS
Access to certain areas of the Website may be restricted. IMA reserves the right to restrict areas of the Website at its sole discretion.

Some restricted areas of the Website may be made available to you as a registered user. When you are registered, you are required to create a user profile, which may include a username and password (“User Account”). You agree to keep your username and password confidential. You may not use as a username the IMA of another person or entity that is not lawfully available for use, a IMA or trademark that is subject to any rights or another person or entity or is offensive, vulgar or obscene. If you suspect your password has been compromised, you must notify IMA immediately at hello@influencermarketingassociation.org. IMA will not be liable for any loss caused by the unauthorized use of your account; however, you may be liable to IMA or other third parties for any losses incurred due to such unauthorized use.

When you create a User Account with IMA, you guarantee that you are 18 years of age or older, are able to consent to these Terms of Use, and that the information you provide to us is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Violation of this paragraph may result in the immediate termination of your User Account without refund, in IMA’s sole discretion.

IMA may disable your username and password at its sole discretion, refuse to register a user for the Service, remove or edit any content contributed to the Website or cancel any User Account. IMA may, without notice, refuse access to its Website, in whole or part, to any person that fails to comply with these Terms.

IMA reserves the right to modify methods for registration and access levels of registered users from time to time.

Refund Policy
Refunds are not available for Memberships.

LICENSE FOR USE OF RESOURCES
All resources available on the Website were developed solely for your personal use and may not be reproduced for publication or for the personal or commercial use of others without permission.

GENERAL DISCLAIMER
IMA has made every effort to ensure that all information on the Website has been tested for accuracy. IMA makes no guarantees regarding the results that you will see from using the information provided on the Website.

IMA disclaims liability for incidental or consequential damages and assumes no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage suffered by any person as a result of use of the information provided on the Website. IMA assumes or undertakes no liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the use of any information found on the Website.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITY
The Website were developed strictly for informational purposes. You understand and agree that you are fully responsible for your use of the information provided on the Website. IMA makes no representations, warranties or guarantees. You understand that results may vary from person to person. IMA assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions that may appear in the Website.

USE OF THE WEBSITE
Unless otherwise stated, IMA owns the intellectual property and rights to all content and material on the Website. Subject to the license below, all intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download (for caching purposes only), and print pages for your personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these Terms of Use.

The following uses are not permitted:

  • Republication of content from the Website, unless content is specifically and expressly made available for republication;
  • Sale, rental or sub-license of any content from the Website;
  • Reproduction or duplication of any content on the Website for commercial purposes;
  • Modification of any content on the Website, unless content is specifically and expressly made available for modification;
  • Redistribution of content of the Website, unless content is specifically and expressly made available for redistribution. Users are permitted to share content on social media channels, as long as a link to the Website is included.

From time to time, the Website will utilize various plugins or widgets to allow sharing of content via social media channels, email or other methods. Use of these plugins or widgets does not constitute any waiver of IMA’s intellectual property rights. Such use is a limited license to republish the content on the approved social media channels, with full credit to IMA.

You must not use the Website in a way that causes, or may cause, damage to the Website or impairs the availability of access to the Website. You must not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise reduce the Website, except to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law. You must not use the Website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material that consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit and/or other harmful code or malicious software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities, including, but not limited to scraping, data mining, data extraction or data harvesting on or in relation to the Website without IMA’s express written permission.

You must not use the Website to transmit or send any unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use the Website for any third-party marketing without IMA’s express written permission.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
All original materials provided by IMA are owned by IMA. Any original materials are provided for your individual use only. You are not authorized to use or transfer any of IMA’s intellectual property. All intellectual property remains the property of IMA. No license to sell, distribute, reproduce, prepare a derivative work, display or perform is granted or implied. IMA will be entitled to injunctive relief to prohibit any such violations to protect against the harm of such violations.

Certain of the names, logos, and other materials displayed on the Website constitute IMA’s intellectual property, including, but not limited to, patents, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets and copyrights (“IMA IP”). You are not authorized to use any IMA IP without IMA’s express consent. Ownership of IMA IP remains with IMA and You agree not to make any claims or assertions of any other party’s ownership of IMA IP.

“Influencer Marketing Association” is a trademark of IMA and are protected by United States trademark law. IMA’s trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not IMA’s, in any manner likely to cause confusion among consumers or in any manner that disparages or discredits IMA.

Equitable Relief
You acknowledge and agree that in the event of certain breaches of the Terms of Service, IMA may suffer irreparable injury, such that no remedy at law will afford it adequate protection against, or appropriate compensation for, such injury. Accordingly, you agree that IMA shall be entitled to any injunctive relief, without having to post a bond, as may be granted by a court of competent jurisdiction.

COPYRIGHT
Unless otherwise noted, the design, content and all components of the Website are copyrights owned by IMA or third parties and are protected by United States and international copyright laws and should not be reused or republished without express written permission.

TRADEMARKS
IMA’s trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not IMA’s, in any manner likely to cause confusion among consumers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Influencer Marketing Association, https://influencermarketingassociation.org, or the experts featured on the Website.

From time to time, the Website will legally utilize trademarks owned by third parties related to IMA’s services. These trademarks are the respective property of their owners.

GRANT OF RIGHTS
You grant IMA a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute any content you contribute to the Website. This includes, but is not limited to, text, images, audio material, comments, video material and audio-visual material. This license extends to all known and future media. You also grant IMA the right to sub-license these rights and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

CONTENT CONTRIBUTED TO THE WEBSITE
Any content you contribute to the Website, including, but not limited to text, images, audio material, comments, video material and audio-visual material, must not be illegal or unlawful, may not infringe on any third-party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or IMA or a third party.

IMA reserves the right to edit or remove: (i) any material submitted to the Website; (ii) stored on IMA’s servers; or, (iii) hosted or published on the Website. IMA takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.

Notwithstanding IMA’s rights under the Terms of Use, IMA does not undertake to monitor the submission of all content to, or the publication of such content on, the Website.

COMMENT POLICY
The Website offers the option for you to leave comments, engaging with the Website’s posts. The following types of comments will not be tolerated and will be deleted:

  • harassment directed toward any content creator or IMA;
  • spam;
  • hate speech;
  • defamatory to IMA or any third party;
  • reference illegal acts; or,
  • violate the legal rights of a third party.

IMA’s sole discretion will be used to determine if a comment is in violation of this comment policy. Any comments in violation will be promptly deleted and no further explanation will be due to you if your comment was determined to be in violation with this policy.

TAKEDOWN REQUESTS
From time to time, the Website will publish posts with images from other third-party websites. Any such use is intended considered fair use under copyright laws and is fully attributed to the owner. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been used on the Website in a way that hello@influencermarketingassociation.org copyright infringement and falls outside of fair use, please send a request to and we will remove the image within 24 to 48 hours.

COMMUNICATION
If you send IMA an email, register to use the Website or provide your email to IMA in any other way, you consent to receive communications from IMA electronically. You agree that all legal notices provided via electronic means from IMA satisfy any requirement for written notice.

THIRD PARTIES
The Website may contain links to third-party websites that are not governed or controlled by IMA. You represent and warrant that you have read and agree to be bound by all applicable Terms of Use and policies for any third-party website that relates to your use of the Website. IMA assumes no control or liability over the content of any third-party sites. You expressly hold harmless IMA from any and all liability related to your use of a third-party website.

Prior to engaging in any events or commercial transactions with any third parties discovered through or linked on the Website, you must complete any necessary investigation or due diligence. If there is a dispute for any events or commercial transactions with a third party discovered through or linked on the Website, you expressly hold IMA harmless from any and all liability in any dispute.

NO WARRANTIES
The Website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any representations or warranties, expressed or implied. IMA makes no representations or warranties in relation to the Website, or the information and materials provided therein.

IMA makes no warranty the Website will meet your requirements; will be available uninterrupted; timely and free of viruses or bugs; or represents the full functionality, accuracy, and reliability of the Website. IMA is not responsible to you for the loss of any content or material uploaded or transmitted through the Website. The Website is written in English and makes no warranty regarding translation or interpretation of content in any language.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
TO THE EXTENT ALLOWABLE BY LAW, IMA WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR SPECIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, HOWEVER CAUSED, INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA OR USE, INCURRED BY YOU, WHETHER UNDER THEORY OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF THE OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

INDEMNITY
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold IMA, its members, employees, officers, directors, managers and agents harmless from and against any and all losses, claims, suits, actions, liabilities, obligations, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses) which IMA suffers as a result of third-party claims based on: (i) your negligence or intentional misconduct, (ii) your breach of any provision of the Terms of Use (including representation or warranty); (iii) materials prepared or provided by you including, but not limited to, any claims of infringement, or misappropriation of copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other intellectual property or proprietary right, infringement of the rights of privacy or publicity, or defamation or libel; or (iv) death, personal injury, or property damage arising out of, or relating to, your obligations hereunder.

ARBITRATION
The Terms of Use will be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Delaware. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the Terms of Use, or the breach thereof, shall be settled by arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) under its Commercial Arbitration Rules, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. The place of any such arbitration shall be in New York, New York. The parties also agree that the AAA Optional Rules for Emergency Measures of Protection shall apply to the proceedings.

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
If any provision(s) of the Terms of Use is held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall be severable and enforceable. If a provision is excessively broad, such a provision shall be limited or reduced in scope so as to be enforceable.

The Terms of Use may not be assigned by you without IMA’s prior written consent, however, the Terms of Use may be assigned by IMA in its sole discretion.

The Terms of Use are the final, complete and exclusive agreement of the parties with respect to the Website offered by IMA.

All notices with respect to the Terms of Use must be in writing and may be via email to hello@influencermarketingassociation.org for IMA and to your email address.

Last updated: September 5, 2019.

CONTACT INFORMATION
At any time, please contact us at hello@influencermarketingassociation.org for questions related to this Privacy Policy.

Last updated: September 5, 2019.