Membership Agreement

This membership agreement (the “Membership Agreement” or the “Agreement”) is between the Boardroom GmbH (“the Boardroom” or “we” or “us”) and the individual accepting these terms (“Member” or “you” or “your”). This Agreement governs your membership with the Boardroom (the “Membership”) along with any other services offered by us during your Membership (the “Services”). Membership to the Boardroom is contingent on the acceptance of this Agreement. By accessing or using the Boardroom website (the “Site”), installing or using our mobile application(s) (“App”), signing up for a Membership, paying the subscription fee for a Membership, accessing or using any content, information, services, features or resources available or enabled via the Site or App, you agree to be bound by the Agreement.

  1. Membership Rights: the Boardroom grants Member an individual Membership, meaning such Membership is non-refundable, non-transferable and does not admit any other individual.  

  2. Membership Fees: the Boardroom charges an annual, non-refundable subscription fee for membership (the “Membership Fee”). Member agrees that by accepting this Agreement they have committed to an annual membership (“Membership Term”). It is within the Boardroom’s discretion to amend the Membership Fees at any time effective for the next Membership Term. You will be notified in advance if there will be any changes to the amount, date or frequency of the payment of fees.

  3. Membership Services: the Boardroom offers a variety of Services, including executive coaching (the “Coaching Services”), skill-building workshops (the “Workshops”) and other services associated with Membership (“Membership Add-Ons”).

    • 3.1 Executive Coaching. The Services also include an opportunity for Members to connect with independent professional coaches (each, a “Coach” and collectively, the “Coaches”) seeking to provide the Coaching Services. Any coaching services are provided by coaches and not the Boardroom, and users accept coaching services at a user’s own risk. Coaches are not employees, partners, representative, agents or joint ventures of the Boardroom. the Boardroom does not supervise, direct, control or accept any responsibility for coaching services but may monitor and facilitate coaching services.

    • 3.2 Workshops. The Services also include skill-building workshops that are carried out by independent experts, who are not employees, partners, representative, agents or joint ventures of the Boardroom.

    • 3.3 Membership Add-Ons. From time to time, the Boardroom may offer Membership Add-Ons in connection with the Services. Additional terms may be provided in connection with participation in the Membership Add-Ons, such as lunches and dinners with influential guests.

  4. Personal Information: By becoming a Member you agree that the Boardroom can store the personal information you provide for use in connection with your membership.

  5. Clubhouse Access: Members must present identification at the reception desk to gain entry to the Boardroom clubhouse (“Clubhouse”). the Boardroom reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to limit guests during select times, or close all or part of the Clubhouse to Members and their guests for private events or for necessary maintenance, repair or redecoration work. Closed Circuit Television (“CCTV”) may be used at the Clubhouse to enhance the security of all members. Information obtained from CCTV will be used exclusively for safety and security purposes.

  6. Member Release: the Boardroom may also film, video or photograph Member events and activities at the Clubhouse for commercial and business purposes. By entering the Clubhouse you consent to the use of your name, biographical details, image, actions, voice and other limited information to any materials the Boardroom chooses to publish.

  7. Confidentiality: the Boardroom places great importance on the confidentiality of its members and the information they share as part of their Boardroom membership. The Chatham House Rule applies to all meetings, events and conversations taking place at the Boardroom. As such, please respect other Members by not sharing the identity of them or their guests publicly, including on social media.

  8. Conflicts of Interest: Any member conflict of interest that may arise through interactions with other members through the Boardroom services must be disclosed and approved in advance. This is particularly key to our Inner Circle group offering.

  9. Solicitation: Members may not solicit other members or their guests directly for sales of services or products while at the Clubhouse or through other Boardroom services and events unless invited to do so.  

  10. Intellectual Property: the Boardroom reserves and retains all right, title and interest in all services, including, without limitation, all technology and processes, enhancements or modifications thereto, trademarks, service marks, site design, text, video, graphics, logos, images and icons.

  11. Third Party Materials: Services provided by the Boardroom, including skill-building workshops and Inner Circle groups, may incorporate third party content, data, information, applications or materials (“Third Party Materials”). Member acknowledges and agrees that the Boardroom is not responsible for examining or evaluating the content, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, validity, copyright compliance, legality, decency, quality or any other aspect of Third Party Materials, and the Boardroom shall not be liable for any damage or loss caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any Third Party Materials.

  12. Registration: When registering an account for the Services (“Account”) or submitting an application for Membership, you agree to provide only true, accurate, current and complete information requested by the registration form (the “Registration Data”) and to promptly update the Registration Data thereafter as necessary to keep it current. You also represent that will be responsible for all activities that occur under your Account.

  13. User Content: You acknowledge that all content is the sole responsibility of the party from whom such content originated (“User Content”) and the Boardroom has no obligation to pre-screen any content. You grant the Boardroom a right to copy, use, and display any User Content you make available on the Services (“Your Content”) (in whole or in part) and create derivative works from Your Content for purposes of operating and providing the Services. Note that other Users may search for, see, use, modify and reproduce any of Your Content that you submit to any “public” area of the Services.  

  14. Submissions: During your use of the Services, you may submit text responses, chats, comments, suggestions and other information (collectively, the "Submissions") to the Site. You shall be deemed to have granted the Boardroom a worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, license to cache, copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, reproduce or otherwise use or exploit the Submissions on the Services and in other media. the Boardroom shall have no obligation to pay you any compensation for your Submissions. the Boardroom does not and cannot review all Submissions and is not responsible for the content or substance thereof. 

  15. Misconduct: As a Member, you and your Guests agree to abide by our Community Guidelines. Without limiting the foregoing, any Member may be disciplined, suspended or terminated for any of the following reasons (or any additional reason in the sole discretion of the Boardroom): (a) violations of any terms of this Agreement or our Community Guidelines; (b) inappropriate, violent, or abusive behaviour both in person and via online and social media; (c) communication of information concerning confidential Boardroom events; (d) failure for a period of sixty (60) days or more to pay outstanding fees or any other charges incurred; and (e) conduct of a Member that is detrimental to the best interests of the Boardroom. Any termination of a Membership due to misconduct described herein shall be in the Boardroom’s sole discretion, without any refund of any Membership Fees or other charges.

  16. Limitation of Liability: The Services and Membership provided by the Boardroom are provided “as is” and without warranty of any kind. Use of the Clubhouse and attendance at the Boardroom events is entirely at the risk of the Member and his or her guests. the Boardroom disclaims all representations and warranties, express or implied, relating to the Services, or any activities at the Clubhouse. In no event whatsoever shall the Boardroom, its affiliates, or suppliers be liable for any indirect, consequential, incidental, special, punitive or exemplary damages for any loss of profits or revenue, whether directly or indirectly arising.

  17. Applicable Law: This Agreement and all actions related hereto shall be governed by the laws of Switzerland.

  18. Amendments: Please note that this Agreement is subject to change by the Boardroom in its sole discretion at any time. When changes are made, the Boardroom will make a new copy of the Agreement available on the website when you log in to your account.

  19. Entire Agreement: This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and the Boardroom and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written with respect to these services.

  20. Electronic Communications. The communications between you and the Boardroom may take place via electronic means. For contractual purposes, you (a) consent to receive communications from the Boardroom in an electronic form; and (b) agree that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that the Boardroom provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy if it were to be in writing.

  21. Waiver: If we do not enforce any part of this Agreement, it does not mean we give up the right to later enforce that or any other part of this Agreement.