The Rarity Group Terms and Conditions 2017

THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERN YOUR PARTICIPATION AND ACCESS TO EVENTS, ADVENTURES AND THE BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES OFFERED BY THE RAIRTY GROUP LLC (“Rarity”) AND YOUR ACCEPTANCE IS A CONDITION OF YOUR SUBSCRIPTION. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO SUBSCRIBE TO A Rarity SUBSCRIPTION, PLEASE EXIT THIS REGISTRATION.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (“Terms and Conditions”) shall govern your rights, privileges and obligations as a subscriber of membership services offered by Rarity. For reference, you shall be referred to as “you” or “Member.”

1. Definitions.“Code of Conduct” means the standards of conduct required of every Member as a condition of their Subscription.

“Guest(s)” means anyone who is not a Member that attends an Event by invitation from a Member or by Rarity.

“Effective Date” means the date when you have both accepted these Terms and Conditions and have been confirmed as an active Member by Rarity.

“Executive Team” means the officers of Rarity.

“Email List” means the email list-serve of Members.

“Event(s)” means any event, conference, party, meeting or excursion hosted by Rarity.

“Membership Term” means the period of your Subscription commencing on the Effective Date and is up for renewal exactly one year from the commencement date. A renewal email will be sent to you to continue or cancel. Otherwise the membership subscription will assume you are continuing. Renewal fee’s shall remain the same. Unless earlier terminated pursuant to Section 6 below.

“Rarity Trips” mean any group excursion hosted by Rarity.

“Referral Member” means a Member that refers and endorses a Guest to apply for a membership Subscription.

“Saturday Event” means the Saturday morning breakfast Event hosted by Rarity.

“Site” means the private Rarity Member’s website at the url to be assigned by Rarity.

“Social” – social network portion of the Site containing Member profiles and other social networking features.

“Membership Subscription” means your access to the Membership Benefits and status as a Member.

“Membership Subscription Fees” means the fees from the date you subscribed as a METal Member for one year charged by Rarity in consideration of your Subscription.

“Terms of Service” means the terms of service and privacy policy of the Site.

“Trial Program Subscription” means you are testing out the possibility of becoming a member. The trial fee is $150 and includes 3 events. Upon completion of these events trial member can complete the membership form to be selected.

2. Our Mission. METal is a for-profit business organization designed to produce for its members an exclusive gathering of and for dynamic men, entrepreneurs and fathers in any industry. Its events Rarity events range from high level thought leader discussions, connecting visions and wisdom for men. Rarity is an opportunity for a diverse group of men to connect on profound levels. Our goal is to ELEVATE men by challenging the boundaries of what is possible, what is valuable and what is our role as men moving forward? Rooted in a brotherhood of common futures, we curate the sharing of practical knowledge about business, finance, relationships, technology, and health.

Because of this objective, it is imperative that the Company maintains the highest standards for membership eligibility, to ensure an environment of trust, collaboration and success.

3. Code of Conduct. At all times during the Membership Term, you shall adhere to the Code of Conduct located at the top menu of the members website (the “Code of Conduct’). Rarity reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify the Code of Conduct upon written notice to you. A notice on your Member profile shall be deemed proper. We reserve the right to refuse anyone regarding membership or event access.

4. Membership Plans. In addition to any admission fees associated with attendance at Events, every Member shall pay their annual Membership Subscription Fees as follows:

  • Subsciption Term
  • Month Prorated
  • Total Annual Membership Fees
  • Subsciption Term January 2017 – December 31st, 2017
  • Subsciption Term January prorated after the 1st
  • Subsciption Term $1,200.00 (+ processing fee)
  • Subsciption Term February 2017 – December 31st, 2017
  • Subsciption Term February prorated after the 1st
  • Subsciption Term $1,100.00 (+ processing fee)
  • Subsciption Term March 2017 – December 31st, 2017
  • Subsciption Term March prorated after the 1st
  • Subsciption Term $1,000.00 (+ processing fee)
  • Subsciption TermApril 2017 – December 31st, 2017
  • Subsciption Term April prorated after the 1st
  • Subsciption Term $900.00 (+ processing fee)
  • Subsciption TermMay 2017 – December 31st, 2017
  • Subsciption TermMay prorated after the 1st
  • Subsciption Term $800.00 (+ processing fee)
  • Subsciption TermJune 2017 – December 31st, 2017
  • Subsciption TermJune prorated after the 1st
  • Subsciption Term $700.00 (+ processing fee)
  • Subsciption TermJuly 2017 – December 31st, 2017
  • Subsciption TermJuly prorated after the 1st
  • Subsciption Term$600.00 (+ processing fee)
  • Subsciption TermAugust 2017 – December 31st, 2017
  • Subsciption TermAugust prorated after the 1st
  • Subsciption Term$500.00 (+ processing fee)
  • Subsciption TermSeptember 2017 – December 31st, 2017
  • Subsciption TermSeptember prorated after the 1st
  • Subsciption Term$400.00 (+ processing fee)
  • Subsciption TermOctober 2017 – December 31st, 2017
  • Subsciption TermOctober prorated after the 1st
  • Subsciption Term$300.00 (+ processing fee)
  • Subsciption TermNovember 2017 – December 31st, 2017
  • Subsciption TermNovember prorated after the 1st
  • Subsciption Term$200.00 (+ processing fee)
  • Subsciption TermDecember 2017 – December 31st, 2017
  • Subsciption TermDecember prorated after the 1st
  • Subsciption Term$100.00 (+ processing fee)

Annual Membership fee’s are paid in full and upfront using the above schedule.

Monthly Membership fee’s are due and paid on the 1st of the month via credit card or debit card.

Declined processing fees are at a cost of $10 additional.

5. Membership Benefits. During the Membership Term, Rarity shall provide Member with the following Membership Benefits:

a. Discounted pricing to attend Rarity Events ($35 Entry fee, additional $5 charge for Entrance Fee if there is Maybe, NO RSVP or LATE RSVP)
b. Online Rarity access to Social, including secure membership payment options
c. Access to the Email List
d. Access to all Rarity Members on Social
e. View which Rarity Members attended which Events
f. Archived video talks from featured speakers at Events
h. Eligibility to be selected as the Rarity Man of the Year Award

6. Events, Trial Program and Guests. While Rarity will exercise reasonable efforts to accommodate Members at Events, space may be limited, so every member is encouraged to send in his RSVP as early as possible for every Event. Rarity does not guarantee available space at the events for guests or Members unless you RSVP.

Generally, Events shall be open to male and female Members and Guests, with the exception of the Saturday Event, which is a male-only Event. Additionally, certain Rarity Trips may also be restricted to men and/or women Members.

The 2017-2018 Saturday Event fees will be charged at a rate of $35 for Members and $50 for Non-Members with RSVP, “YES”. There will be an additional entrance fee of $5 for Members who have not RSVP’d, RSVP’d “NO” or RSVP’d after 6:00pm on the Friday before the event. Rarity requires all guests to RSVP and/or register online. All prepaid payments are non-refundable unless the member or guest cancels within 24 hours (6:00 pm on Thursday) from the RSVP deadline (6:00 pm on Friday).

We do not except checks.

Rarity requires all guests after their first Rarity event, to make a decision of becoming a member or not. If the guest chooses to become a member, the process will begin with the METal Trial Program.

The process of applying for membership takes approximately up to three weeks. During this period, as part of your Trial Program, you may continue attending the Saturday Events as a prospective member (i.e. guest). It will be required of you, as a candidate for membership, to attend the Saturday Events consecutively during your Trial Program and meet with a minimum of five Rarity Members. It is also required for the prospective member to fill out the Membership questionnaire and form during this consideration period. The application process for prospective members will be provided either at the Events or through e-mail notification after your initial attendance.

The fee for a Trial Subscription is $150.00 (non-refundable) which covers three (3) consecutive Rarity Saturday Events. If you decline to commit to a Trial Subscription, you will not have to pay the additional fee for subsequent Saturday Events, but will not be allowed to attend any future Events for six (6) months. After six months you will be able to attend Events as a non-member are limited to (3) per year.

Participants under Trial Program are not considered Rarity Members. At all times during the Trial Subscription, you are required to adhere to the Code of Conduct located at the top menu of the Rarity website (the “Code of Conduct”). Rarity reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify the Code of Conduct upon written notice to you. A notice on your profile shall be deemed proper. We reserve the right to refuse membership, Trial Subscription, or Event access to anyone for any reason or no reason, in our sole and absolute discretion.

7. Termination. Either party may terminate your Subscription upon written notice to the other party.

(a) If Rarity terminates your Membership Subscription for a breach of these Terms and Conditions, the Code of Conduct or Terms of Service, you shall not be entitled to a refund of any advanced Membership Subscription Fees. Rarity may, in its sole discretion, give you a warning and/or opportunity to cure such breach before terminating your Membership Subscription. Any such accommodation shall not be considered a standard practice or entitlement, and Rarity hereby expressly reserves its rights to terminate any Membership Subscription without warning or opportunity to cure.

(b) If Rarity terminates your Membership Subscription for convenience, you shall be entitled to a refund of the pro-rata balance remaining on any pre-paid portion of your Membership Subscription Fees.

(c) If you are permitted to be re-considered for applying for a terminated Membership Subscription by Rarity (as determined in its sole discretion) during the same year of such termination, you will be required to re-start your trial membership at the rate of $150.00 and pay new subscription fee of $125 per month or the current rate at the time of re-starting your membership, if you are re-selected. This does not guarantee that your full Membership Benefits Subscription will be approved.

8.Publicity Rights. You understand and acknowledge that Events may be filmed or photographed for Rarity business purposes including creating content for its Members and the public. As such, you consent to being filmed at any Event, and acknowledge that the same may be published, broadcast and/or distributed through any medium now known or hereafter devised. With respect to your appearance in filming and/or photography conducted at any Event, you hereby grant to Rarity an unlimited, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free right and license to use, exploit, sub-license, display, publish and broadcast your name, image, photograph, likeness and voice in any medium now known or hereafter devised, without further remuneration to you. You shall have no approval rights over such use, and Rarity shall not be obligated to use your name, likeness, image, photograph or voice in any respect. Rarity shall be the sole owner of any copyrights associated with such materials.

9.Modification. These Terms and Conditions may be modified in Rarity sole discretion upon written notice to you or publication of such notice to the Site. If you do not agree with the modified Terms and Conditions, you may terminate your Subscription without cause as your sole and exclusive remedy. In such event, no Cancellation Fee shall be assessed.

10. WARRANTY DISCLAIMER TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, RARITY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES RELATED TO YOUR SUBSCRIPTION AND MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

11.Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL RARITY BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER BY COMMON LAW OR STATUTE, ARISING HEREFROM OR RELATED HERETO IN ANY CAUSES OF ACTION OF ANY KIND, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. RARITY TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR EVERY REASON SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF SUBSCRIPTION FEES ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU TO RARITY FOR THE THREE (3) CALENDAR MONTHS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE ACT OR OMISSION THAT CAUSED SUCH LIABILITY.

12. General Provisions. The sole relationship between you and RARITY shall be that of independent contractors with no rights of partnership, agency, or representation. Nothing express or implied herein shall confer upon any third party any rights, remedies, obligations, or liabilities. These Terms and Conditions, the Code of Conduct and Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between you and RARITY with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior understandings, communications, and agreements between them, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. A waiver of any provision hereof with respect to one event shall not be construed as continuing, or as a bar to or waiver of any right or remedy as to subsequent events. If any provision hereof shall be held to be invalid or unenforceable, then such provision shall be reformed to the extent necessary to make such provision valid and enforceable when so applied. These Terms and Conditions and linked references shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California applicable to contracts entered into and wholly to be performed therein, without regard to conflicts of laws provisions. The parties hereby irrevocably consent to the state and federal courts in Los Angeles, California as the sole and exclusive jurisdiction to adjudicate any disputes arising between the parties under this Agreement. Any written notices to be given hereunder shall be delivered via your Member profile account U.S. Mail, express courier, confirmed facsimile, or confirmed email, to such locations, telephone numbers, and addresses as each of us shall notify the other from time to time. In the event of any conflict, ambiguity, or inconsistency between or among the terms and conditions of these Terms and Conditions, the Code of Conduct and Terms of Service attached hereto, the terms and conditions of these Terms and Conditions shall control.