ATHENS PASTA LOVERS LLC TERMS OF USE

(Last revised on March 3rd, 2024)

These Terms of Use (“Terms”) are for all users in the United States.

The website located at www.athenspastalovers.com (the “Website”) is a copyrighted work belonging to ATHENS PASTA LOVERS LLC (“Athens Pasta Lovers”, “us”, “our”, and “we” or “Company”).The Website provides a way for people to connect with local chefs and food and alcohol experts outside of a restaurant setting, through cooking classes, meals, and culinary tours, guests experience personal and alternative culinary experiences. Certain features of the Website may be subject to additional guidelines, terms, or rules, which will be posted on the Website in connection with such features. All such additional terms, guidelines, and rules are incorporated by reference into this Agreement.

THESE TERMS OF USE (“TERMS”) SETS FORTH THE LEGALLY BINDING TERMS FOR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. BY ACCESSING, DOWNLOADING, OR USING THE WEBSITE, YOU ARE ACCEPTING THESE TERMS AND YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE THE RIGHT, AUTHORITY, AND CAPACITY TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT. YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE OR ACCEPT THESE TERMS IF YOU ARE NOT AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ALL OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT ACCESS AND/OR USE THE WEBSITE.

Your participation in, or use of, certain services or experiences made available via the Website, may be subject to additional terms (“Supplemental Terms”), and such Supplemental Terms will either be listed in these Terms or will be presented to you for your acceptance when you sign up to use or participate in such service or experience. If these Terms are inconsistent with the Supplemental Terms, the Supplemental Terms will control with respect to such service or experience.

IF YOU SUBSCRIBE TO THE SERVICES FOR A TERM (THE “INITIAL TERM”), THEN THE TERMS WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY RENEWED FOR ADDITIONAL PERIODS OF THE SAME DURATION AS THE INITIAL TERM AT COMPANY’S THEN-CURRENT FEE FOR SUCH SERVICES UNLESS YOU OPT OUT OF THE AUTO-RENEWAL IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 4(h) (AUTOMATIC RENEWAL) BELOW.

Please note that these Terms are subject to change by Athens Pasta Lovers LLC in its sole discretion at any time. When changes are made, Athens Pasta Lovers LLC will make a new copy of the Terms available at the Website, and any new Supplemental Terms will be made available from within, or through, the affected service or experience. Athens Pasta Lovers LLC may require you to provide consent to the updated Terms or Supplemental Terms in a specified manner before further use of the Website and its services is permitted. If you do not agree to any change(s) after receiving a notice of such change(s), you shall stop using the Website. Otherwise, your continued use of the Website constitutes your consent to such modified terms.

1. HOW ATHENS PASTA LOVERS WORKS

The Athens Pasta Lovers LLC Website (athenspastalovers.com) is a social scheduling platform that connects chefs, caterers, foodies, and others who wish to host meals and other food events, such as dinner parties, cooking classes and culinary tours (each, a “Food and Alcohol Expert”) with users who enjoy attending and participating in such food events.

Athens Pasta Lovers offers private cooking classes for small groups hosted by the customers’ homes.

2. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE

Subject to these Terms, you are granted a limited license to (a) use Website and the functionality provided by the Website to upload, store, display, aggregate, organize, and share your photographs, descriptions, reviews, ratings, comments and other material (“Content”), including, without limitation, your recipes, techniques, instructions, methods, and ingredient lists (“Recipes”), (b) to copy, display, and use the functionality, materials, features, and services provided by the Website solely for your personal, non-commercial use, and (c) share, copy and display any Recipes, appearing on the Athens Pasta Lovers LLC Website, provided your use is for your personal non-commercial use and you attribute the work to Athens Pasta Lovers LLC and any other applicable author(s). The design and layout of the Website are specifically excluded from the Materials.

3. EVENT FEES, PRODUCT ORDERS, SUBSCRIPTIONS & REFUNDS

(a) Guest Payments. Each Guest will pay the fees for each Event (the “Contribution”) in advance. By reserving admission to an Event, you agree to that your payment card or other payment means may be charged for the full amount of the Contribution prior to the Event.

(b) Payment Information. You agree to pay all fees or charges to your Member Account in accordance with the fees, charges and billing terms in effect at the time a fee or charge is due and payable. You must provide the Company with a valid credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or any other issuer accepted by us), as a condition to signing up for the Services. Your Payment Provider agreement governs your use of the designated credit card, and you must refer to that agreement, not these Terms, to determine your rights and liabilities. By providing Company with your credit card number account and associated payment information, you agree that Company is authorized to immediately invoice your Member Account for all fees and charges due and payable to Company hereunder and that no additional notice or consent is required. You agree to immediately notify the Company of any change in your billing address or the credit card account used for payment hereunder. Company reserves the right at any time to change its prices and billing methods, either immediately upon posting on Company properties or by e-mail delivery to you. Verification of information applicable to payments made by Guests may be required prior to your attendance of any Event.

All payments are made via our third party payment processor.

(c) Cancellation Policy. Specific cancellation policies may be displayed in connection with each Event on the Website. If the Website does not display a cancellation policy with respect to a particular Event, the following will apply:

In case of genuine error, within the first 24 hours you can ask a full refund. Please send an emal to athenspastalovers@gmail.com within the first 24 hours. After the first 24 hours your booking can be only rescheduled under the following instruction with no exceptions.

If you are unable to attend a class, please let us know at least 7 days (168 hours) in advance to reschedule (same class and equal number of students) depending on the current availability. If you have to cancel after this, we will attempt to find a replacement. If no replacement can be found, you may gift your private class to someone else that can guest the same class (equal number of guests and same menu previously booked) in Oconee or Clarke counties with no exceptions. We do not offer reimbursements for cooking classes.

In the rare event that we need to cancel a class, the full amount paid (ticket price and booking fee) will be refunded. Furtermore, if you decide to reschedule another class you’ll receive a 20% discount calculated over the prior payment canceled, to thanks your patience and comprehensiveness.

If you want to cancel a cooking class you’ve already booked, please contact Athens Pasta Lovers by email (athenspatalovers@gmail.com) as soon as possible.

All Cancellations of attendance must be notified through email. (Please be aware we do not accept cancellations over the phone, messages left on our answering machine or through messages left with staff as they have no access to update online rosters.)

(d) Event Refunds. Athens Pasta Lovers reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to issue refunds. Athens Pasta Lovers DOES NOT guarantee that you will be entitled to any particular refund. Notwithstanding, in the event any Booked Event is canceled prior to the scheduled date and time, you may be entitled to a refund in connection with Atehns Pasta Lovers’ Cancellation policy.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE DISSATISFACTION WITH THE TASTE OF ANY MEAL PROVIDED DURING, OR OVERALL ENJOYMENT OF, ANY EVENT IS NOT, BY ITSELF, SUFFICIENT GROUNDS TO RECEIVE A REFUND.

(e) Product Descriptions. Descriptions, images, references, features, content, specifications, products, price and availability of any products and services are subject to change without notice, and our current prices can be found on the Website. We make reasonable efforts to accurately display the attributes of our products, including the applicable colors; however, the actual color you see will depend on your computer system, and we cannot guarantee that your computer will accurately display such colors. The inclusion of any products or services on any Website at a particular time does not imply or warrant that these products or services will be available at any time. It is your responsibility to ascertain and obey all applicable local, state, federal and international laws (including minimum age requirements) in regard to the possession, use and sale of any item purchased through the Website. By placing an order, you represent that the products ordered will be used only in a lawful manner. We reserve the right, with or without prior notice, to limit the available quantity of or discontinue any product or service; to honor, or impose conditions on the honoring of, any coupon, coupon code, promotional code or other similar promotions; to bar any user from making any or all purchase(s); and/or to refuse to provide any user with any product or service.

(f) Taxes. Prices for meals, food products, Events, merchandise and products sold via the Websites will include any applicable Sales Tax.

(g) Third Party Payment Processors. Athens Pasta Lovers LLC uses Stripe, as its third party service provider for payment services (e.g. card acceptance, and related services). By making or accepting any payments on the Website, you agree that Athens Pasta Lovers may share any information and payment instructions you provide with its applicable payment processor to the minimum extent required to complete your transaction. You also agree:

Stripe. If you make any payment by Stripe, you agree to be bound by Stripe’s Privacy Policy at: https://stripe.com/us/privacy . By making or receiving payments on our Website, you also agree to be bound by Stripe’s services agreement at:https://stripe.com/us/legal/ and Stripe’s connect agreement at: https://stripe.com/connect-account/legal.

(h) Non-Circumvention. In order for Athens Pasta Lovers LLC to keep bringing you our services, it is imperative that our users understand and agree that we depend on our users complying with the spirit of these Terms. In particular, we require that all of our Guests make any payments due between them, through our platform. As such, you acknowledge and agree that you will pay all fees due or owed to any Guest in connection with any Event booked or otherwise arranged through our Services, through our Website, and that you will not pay any other person or entity directly any fees associated with any such Event, or otherwise circumvent the payment process hereunder.

4. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OWNERSHIP

(a) All text, content, documents, names, logos, trademarks, service marks, brand identities, characters, trade names, graphics, designs, copyrights, trade dress, or other intellectual property appearing in the Website, and the organization, compilation, look and feel, illustrations, artwork, videos, music, software and other works on the Website (the “Materials”) are owned by Athens Pasta Lovers LLC and its affiliates or used with permission or under license from a third party (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Owner”) and are protected under copyright, trademark and other intellectual property and proprietary rights laws. As between Athens Pasta Lovers LLC and you, all right, title and interest in and to the Materials will at all times remain with Athens Pasta Lovers LLC and/or its Owners. The words “Athens Pasta Lovers” the Athens Pasta Lovers logo, and other marks, logos and titles are registered and/or common law trade names, trademarks or service marks of Athens Pasta Lovers LLC. All Content is the sole responsibility of the user who provided it and is stored upon Athens Pasta Lovers LLC’s servers and/or system solely at the direction of such user. Please see the Digital Millennium Copyright Act section below for more details. Athens Pasta Lovers LLC reserves all other rights. Except as expressly provided herein, nothing on the website shall be construed as conferring any license under Athens Pasta Lovers LLC’s and/or its Owner’s intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, Athens Pasta Lovers LLC may revoke any of the foregoing rights and/or your access to the Website, or any part thereof, including the blocking of your IP Address, at any time without prior notice.

(b) By using the Website, you hereby grant Athens Pasta Lovers LLC and its designees a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully paid-up, irrevocable, perpetual right and license to use your name, image, and likeness (your “Image”), solely in connection with the Website (including without limitation for the purposes of promoting the Website), provided, however, Athens Pasta Lovers LLC shall not use your Image in any manner which implies (directly or indirectly) endorsement, sponsorship, approval or recommendation by you of the Website or Athens Pasta Lovers LLC.

5. LIMITED USE; RESTRICTIONS ON USE

No other use of the Website or Materials is authorized. Framing of the Website or Materials or posting Materials on other web sites is strictly prohibited. The use or misuse of any Materials, except as provided in the Terms of Use of in the Materials, is strictly prohibited. You shall not, without Athens Pasta Lovers LLC’s express written consent: (a) distribute text or graphics to others, (b) copy and re-transmit, disseminate, broadcast, circulate, or otherwise distribute the Materials on any other server, or modify or re-use all or part of the Materials on this system or any other system, (c) use any tradename, trademark, or brand name of Athens Pasta Lovers LLC in metatags, keywords and/or hidden text, (d) copy, distribute, modify, transmit, perform, reuse, re-post, or otherwise display the Materials, in whole or in part, for public or commercial purposes and shall not modify, translate, alter or create any derivative works thereof, (e) create derivative works from the Materials or commercially exploit the Materials, in whole or in part, in any way, and (f) use the Website, the Materials, and/or any portion thereof, in any manner that may give a false or misleading impression, attribution or statement as to Athens Pasta Lovers LLC, the Owner, or any third party referenced therein. You shall use the Materials, and/or any services and products on the Website or accessible via the Website for lawful purposes only. We reserve all other rights. You do not acquire ownership rights to any Materials viewed or accessed, and Athens Pasta Lovers LLC’s posting of the Materials on the Website does not constitute a waiver of any right in such Materials. You shall not alter, remove or obscure any copyright notice, digital watermarks, proprietary legends or any other notice included in the Materials.

6. ACCEPTABLE USE

Your use of the Website is conditioned upon your compliance with the following rules (“Acceptable Use Restrictions”):

(a) You shall not upload to, transmit through, or display via the Website any Content that: (i) promotes drinking and driving or irresponsible consumption of alcohol, disparages competitive products, is unlawful, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, libelous, vulgar, profane, indecent, harassing, hateful, offensive, discriminatory, inflammatory, scandalous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable, or infringes our or any third party’s intellectual property or other rights; (ii) contains confidential, proprietary, or trade secret information of any third party; (iii) would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, national or international law, including, without limitation, material that depicts child-pornography, acts of violence, drug use or would violate the regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or any rules of a securities exchange such as the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ; (iv) impersonates any person or entity, falsely states or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with any person or entity, or uses any fraudulent, misleading or inaccurate email address or other contact information; (v) makes any statement, express or implied, that you are endorsed by Pasta Lovers LLC; (vi) contains any unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising or solicitations; (vii) discloses the private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, health information, Social Security numbers and credit/debit card numbers; or (viii) in our sole and entire judgment is inappropriate or objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Website, or which may expose the Athens Pasta Lovers LLC, any of its officers, directors, or employees, or other users to any harm or liability of any type.

(b) You shall not use the Website to engage in any of the following activities: (i) accessing, using, or uploading Content to, or attempting to access, use, or upload Content to another user’s account without permission; or (ii) transmitting, uploading, or downloading, any software or other materials that contain any viruses, worms, malware, trojan horses, defects, date bombs, logic bombs, time bombs, other items of a destructive or disruptive nature, or otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.

(c) You shall not: (i) modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Website; (ii) remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in or displayed on any portion of the Website; (iii) “frame” or “mirror” any portion of the Website, whether through automated or manual means, or link to any Material other than via the homepage of the URL located at https://www.athenspastalovers.com or the URLs provided by us to you for such purposes, without our prior written authorization; (iv) use any robot, spider, crawler, site search/retrieval application or other manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, “data mine” or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Website; or (v) harvest or collect information about or from users of the Website without their express consent and, if such consent is provided, only pursuant to applicable law. Athens Pasta Lovers LLC does not endorse any User submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and Athens Pasta Lovers LLC expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Content. Athens Pasta Lovers LLC does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on the Website, and Athens Pasta Lovers LLC reserves the right to remove Content without prior notice and/or to terminate a User’s access to the Website, if the User has been notified of infringing activity and has had Content removed from the Website more than twice. Athens Pasta Lovers LLC also reserves the right to decide whether Content is appropriate and complies with these Acceptable Use Restrictions at any time, without prior notice and at its sole discretion.

(d) The Website allows users to post reviews, ratings and comments about Events, Food and Alcohol Experts, Prepared Meals, and Guests (collectively, “Reviews”). Athens Pasta Lovers LLC shall have the right, but not the obligation to monitor or review any Reviews at any time for any readily apparent violation of these Terms, including for the purpose of identifying and rejecting Reviews which violate Section 10(a). Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge that Athens Pasta Lovers LLC is under no obligation to edit or modify any information available in any Reviews or decide any dispute or disagreement between the posters and shall have no liability to you for any content posted in a Review. The Website enables you to publish, store, reproduce and perform Reviews and you are solely responsible for any content, opinion, statement, recommendation or advice contained therein. You acknowledge that any opinions, statements, recommendations, ratings, offers, advice or other information presented or disseminated in any Review are those of their respective authors who are solely responsible and liable for their content. Athens Pasta Lovers LLC reserves the right to refuse to post or remove any material submitted or posted in any Review.

(e) For safety, all written communications must be conducted via the Website.

7. ATHENS PASTA LOVERS ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY

Athens Pasta Lovers LLC takes your privacy very seriously. Athens Pasta Lovers LLC’s online Privacy Policy describes the collection, use, and sharing of certain personally identifiable information that may be provided in connection with the use of the Website. Please read and understand our Privacy Policy before accessing or using the Website.

8. DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT

Athens Pasta Lovers LLC is committed to respecting and protecting the legal rights of copyright owners. As such, Athens Pasta Lovers LLC adheres to the following notice and take down policy, in full compliance with Section 512(c)(3) of the DMCA (17 U.S.C. § 512 et seq.). If you believe any of the Content infringes upon your intellectual property rights, please submit a notification alleging such infringement (hereafter a “DMCA Takedown Notice”). To be valid, a DMCA Takedown Notice must (i) be provided to Athens Pasta Lovers LLC’s designated agent, (“Copyright Agent”), as set forth below, and (ii) include the following:

  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works;
  • Identification of the material claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address;
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  • A statement that, under penalty of perjury, the information in the notification is accurate and you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.Please note that you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that an activity is infringing your copyright.Athens

    Pasta Lovers LLC’s Copyright Agent to receive DMCA Takedown Notices is:  Athens Pasta Lovers LLC Legal, email: athenspastalovers@gmail For clarity, only DMCA Takedown Notices should go to the Copyright Agent; any other feedback, comments, online purchases or other communications should be directed to the applicable customer service links posted on the Website. You acknowledge that in order for Athens Pasta Lovers LLC to be authorized to takedown any Content, your DMCA Takedown Notice must comply with all of the requirements of this Section.

Providing Athens Pasta Lovers LLC with Counter-Notification: If we remove or disable access to Content in response to an infringement notice, we may make reasonable attempts to contact the owner or administrator of the affected Content. If your material has been removed based on a claim that it infringes another party’s copyright and you feel that your material does not constitute copyright infringement, you may provide us with a counter-notification by written communication to our designated agent using the contact information above. Your counter-notification must set forth all of the necessary information required by the DMCA (which may be available at: https://www.copyright.gov/512/). Please note that you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that an activity is not infringing the copyrights of others. If you are uncertain whether an activity constitutes infringement, we recommended seeking advice of an attorney.

9. TERMINATION

Athens Pasta Lovers LLC may cancel, suspend or block your use of the Website or Service without notice for any reason, at our sole discretion, including if there has been a violation of these Terms. Your right to use the Website will end once your registration is terminated, and any data you have stored on the Website, including any profile information or any information related to Events which you have hosted, unless Athens Pasta Lovers LLC is required to retain it by law. You may terminate your registration at any time. Athens Pasta Lovers LLC is not responsible or liable for any records or information that is made unavailable to you as a result of your termination of registration. YOU AGREE THAT ATHENS PASTA LOVERS LLC WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PARTY FOR ANY TERMINATION OF YOUR ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE. Any limitations on liability that favor Athens Pasta Lovers LLC will survive the expiration or termination of these Terms for any reason.

10. ABILITY TO ACCEPT TERMS OF USE

You affirm that you are more than 18 years of age, or an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in the Terms of Use, and to abide by and comply with the Terms of Use.

11. NOTICE

Your affirmative act of using the Website or registering for Member Account constitutes your electronic signature to these Terms and your consent to enter into agreements with Athens Pasta Lovers LLC electronically. You also agree that Athens Pasta Lovers LLC may send any notices, disclosures, reports, documents, communications or other records regarding the Website (collectively, “Notices”) in electronic form to: (1) the e-mail address that you provided during registration, or (2) by posting the Notice on the Website. The delivery of any Notice form is effective when sent by Athens Pasta Lovers LLC, regardless of whether you read the Notice when you receive it or whether you actually receive the delivery. You can withdraw your consent to receive Notices electronically by canceling your Member Account. Otherwise, you must give notice to us in writing via email to athenspastalovers@gmail.com or as otherwise expressly provided.

12. MISCELLANEOUS

Athens Pasta Lovers LLC’s failure to enforce any provision of the Terms of Use shall not be deemed a waiver of such provision nor of the right to enforce such provision. If any part of the Terms of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Terms of Use shall continue in effect. A printed version of the Terms of Use and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to the Terms of Use to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

ATHENS PASTA LOVERS LLC CODE OF CONDUCT

Membership in www.athenspastalovers.com (the “Website”) is a privilege that is contingent upon your continued observance of our code of conduct. In addition, when you became a member of Website, you agreed to be responsible for ensuring that any guests you bring to a Host’s Event comply with our code of conduct and to be financially liable for any damages caused by any of your guests to any property or person at a Host’s Event. Capitalized terms used but not defined herein shall have the meaning given to them in the Terms of Use.

The purpose of this code of conduct is simple; to ensure the safety, comfort, and enjoyment of each attendee, including yourself and Your Guests when attending Events.

To ensure that every person attending has a good time, we ask that all members keep the following in mind when on outings:

  1. Please keep swearing to a minimum as some may find it offensive.
  2. Treat others in attendance with respect, fairness and equality.
  3. Use appropriate volume when at an Event (No yelling please).
  4. Respect other people’s personal space.
  5. Avoid disruptive behavior.
  6. No Harassment.
  7. No Physical intimidation of others.
  8. No Malicious gossip.
  9. No Unwanted sexual attention.
  10. No violent, aggressive or bullying behavior.

All members are asked to respect each other and behave in an appropriate manner during the Events. Members who do not meet these guidelines may receive a warning or have their membership terminated. A full copy of the code of conduct is available on request.

MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES

Being a member of the Website comes with a responsibility to yourself, Athens Pasta Lovers LLC and the attendees of Events. Members should:

  • Treat others in attendance at any Event with respect, equality and fairness;
  • Behave responsibly during such Events;
  • Respect the reasonable requests of those in attendance, such as requests for privacy;
  • Follow any reasonable direction or requirement given to them by Athens Pasta Lovers LLC or Hosts of any Event;
  • Seek to promote an atmosphere that is welcoming and enjoyable for those in attendance at any Event.

Members should avoid using offensive, vulgar and obscene language or behavior, which is likely to make others feel uncomfortable, embarrassed or offended. The following guidelines specify other behaviors that members should avoid as they are inconsistent with the purpose of this Code of Conduct and values of Athens Pasta Lovers LLC. Any member who does not meet these guidelines may receive a warning or have their membership terminated. In addition, intentionally attempting or assisting in these behaviors may be considered as serious as engaging in the behavior.

Members must not engage in the following behaviors:

  • Abuse/Endangerment or Bullying of a Person: Physically harming, threatening to harm, intentionally or recklessly causing harm to any person or creating a condition that endangers the health and safety of others.
  • Sexual Misconduct or Abuse: Attempted or actual unwanted sexual activity and attention, such as sexual touching or fondling, or other unwanted sexual advances. This includes the touching of an unwilling person’s intimate body parts or forcing an unwilling person to touch another’s intimate body parts.
  • Harassment: Behavior that is sufficiently severe or pervasive so as to threaten an individual or substantially interfere with the individual’s privacy or enjoyment of any Event.
  • Disruptive Behavior: Engaging in disorderly, disruptive, lewd or indecent conduct. This item includes but is not limited to: being visibly or noticeably intoxicated, inciting or participating in a riot or group disruption; failing to leave the scene of a riot or group disruption when instructed by officials; disruption of Events or the enjoyment of Events by its attendees; creating unreasonable noise; or creating a physically hazardous or physically offensive condition.
  • Discriminatory Behavior: Behavior that discriminates against other individuals because of such individual’s race, color, religion, sex, handicap, age, national origin, sexual orientation.

Members must not under any circumstances:

  • Possess, carry or use any weapon, ammunition, explosive or fireworks during any Event;
  • Steal, vandalize, damage, destroy or deface any property, personal or otherwise; and
  • Enter or trespass onto any area which is “off limits”, or that the member does not have permission to enter.

BREACHES OF THE ATHENS PASTA LOVERS’ CODE OF CONDUCT

Conflict brought about by any breach or breaches of the clubs “Code of Conduct” by any Website member or their guests may be addressed and resolved by Athens Pasta Lovers LLC in its sole discretion. Any observed or reported breach or breaches of the Athens Pasta Lovers LLC’s “Code of Conduct” by any member(s) or their guests will be investigated, discussed and dealt with by Athens Pasta Lovers LLC by either a suspension or the revoking of membership.

ATHENS PASTA LOVERS LLC GUEST AGREEMENT

(Last revised on October 3rd, 2023)

You understand and agree that by attending any Event hosted by a Food and Alcohol Expert, you may be photographed or videotaped during such Event, and that your name, image, likeness and statements may be posted at the Website for promotional purposes. You hereby authorize the Food and Alcohol Expert and Athens Pasta Lovers LLC, and/or their agents, contractors, service providers or assigns (collectively, “Photographer”) to take photographs or videos of you (each a “Photograph” and collectively the “Photographs”) in connection with any Event(s) you attend, and to use, display and perform such Photographs on the Website for promotional purposes. You understand and agree that, as between Athens Pasta Lovers LLC and you, Athens Pasta Lovers LLC shall own all right, title and interest in such Photographs. The foregoing sentence applies equally to any photographs or videos you provide to Athens Pasta Lovers LLC during any Event hosted by a Food and Alcohol Expert, and that your name, image, likeness and statements may be posted at the Website for promotional purposes.

By attending any Event, (i) you grant to the Photographer the right to take the Photographs; and (ii) you grant to Athens Pasta Lovers LLC and any party authorized by Athens Pasta Lovers LLC the right to reproduce, publish, display, distribute and otherwise use your name and likeness, and the Photograph(s) in connection with the Website (including to market the Website and future Events), worldwide and in perpetuity without the payment of any consideration, provided. This Authorization and Release shall apply to any media (including the Internet) now known or later developed that is suitable for the Event or Website.

You understand and agree that the Photographer will be the owner of such Photograph(s) that include your name, voice, likeness, and statements, and that Athens Pasta Lovers LLC has the exclusive right to use and edit the Photographs(s) as necessary and appropriate for the Website, and you waive any rights of privacy and/or publicity that you might otherwise have with regard to the Photographs(s) and/or any derivative work(s) of the Photographs(s).

You understand and agree that you will not receive any compensation as a result of, and will have no approval rights regarding, any use of the Photographs(s) by Athens Pasta Lovers LLC or any parties authorized by Athens Pasta Lovers LLC. You further understand and agree that Athens Pasta Lovers LLC will not have any obligation to include you in, or make any use of, any Photograph.

You also acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for your own actions and those of your guests (“Guests”) while in attendance of this Event, and that you and your Guest(s) will conduct yourselves in accordance with Athens Pasta Lovers LLC’s Code of Conduct set forth above. As such, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Athens Pasta Lovers LLC from and against any demand, claim, loss, suit, judgment, or proceeding (“Claim”) made by any third party due to or arising out of your and/or your Guests’ alleged (i) breach or violation of any terms and conditions in the Code of Conduct, (ii) negligence or misconduct, and/or (iii) violation of any applicable law while in attendance of this Event. You further agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Athens Pasta Lovers LLC from and against any Claim made by your Guest(s) arising out of or in connection with any Event, including any losses, personal injuries, death, or any other occurrence or event whatsoever. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you and Athens Pasta Lovers LLC agree that you shall have no indemnification obligation under this Authorization and Release with respect to any Claims based upon or arising in whole or in part from the gross negligence or willful misconduct of Athens Pasta Lovers LLC.

I AM AWARE THAT THERE ARE INHERENT RISKS, HAZARDS AND DANGERS ASSOCIATED WITH AN EVENT AND I VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISK OF LOSS, DAMAGE OR INJURY TO PERSON OR PROPERTY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PERSONAL INJURY, SERIOUS BODILY HARM OR DEATH, WHICH MAY ARISE FROM OR IS RELATED TO MY PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT, WHETHER SUCH RISK IS KNOWN OR UNKNOWN TO ME. I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS AGREEMENT AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS.