Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the SFWA Speakers Bureau

The SFWA® Speakers Bureau website is provided by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. (“SFWA, Inc.”).

By using the SFWA® Speakers Bureau website, you are agreeing to the terms that follow. Please read them carefully.

Don’t misuse our website or our service. Don’t interfere with our website or try to access it using a method other than the interface and the instructions that we provide. Do not use the service to harass or mislead others. Provide accurate and truthful information in your profile and through the website’s contact form. We may suspend or stop providing you with access to this service if you do not comply with our terms or policies.
Only SFWA, Inc. members in good standing may have a speaker profile on the website. With regard to any SFWA, Inc. member suspected of misconduct or abuse of this service, we may suspend such member’s profile during an investigation. As a result of any investigation, we may decide, in our sole discretion, that that such member is ineligible to use our website.
With regard to third parties (non-SFWA members), we may ban, suspend, and/or block access if such party is suspected of or found, in our sole discretion, to have engaged in activities including (but not limited to) misconduct, misuse of the site, spam, abusive practices, etc.

Communication Practices and Privacy Protection

By using the SFWA® Speakers Bureau, people and organizations seeking speakers will be able to browse speaker-supplied information and send speakers appropriate messages through the service. Speakers will also be able to send appropriate messages to parties interested in engaging a speaker. Any other use of this website and service is not permitted.
In connection with your use of the SFWA® Speakers Bureau website, you agree that SFWA, Inc. may send you service announcements, administrative messages, and other information or communications, including (but not limited to) your profile or usage of the site.
We will use the information supplied by users for the purposes of administering the SFWA® Speakers Bureau. We will not sell or disseminate any of your information to third parties that have nothing to do with administering the SFWA® Speakers Bureau.
Disclaimer of Liability

SFWA, Inc. hosts the website and offers the service, but it is not responsible in any way for the use made of the service by others. By way of example, rather than by limitation, SFWA, Inc. is not responsible for the content of user profiles, the verification of the identities or other bona fides of users, representations or other statements made by users, usage of other users, accessibility of the service or the website or any other communications between users. Every user acknowledges and agrees that SFWA, Inc. has no part in and is not responsible for fee or other arrangements made by and between users, and will not be made a party to any dispute regarding performance of any agreement that users may enter into. Every user acknowledges and agrees that SFWA, Inc. shall not be liable for any loss to anyone using the service, including but not limited to lost profits, revenues, data, financial losses or indirect, special, consequential, exemplary, or punitive damages.

About these Terms

You should review these terms of use regularly. With the exception of our policy above of not selling or disseminating any of your information to third parties, we may modify these terms from time to time, in our sole discretion, without prior notice. We’ll post notice of modifications to these terms on this page; in most cases, changes will not apply retroactively and will become effective no sooner than fourteen days after they are posted. However, some changes may be effective immediately. If you do not agree to the modified terms for this website or the services within, you should discontinue your use of the service.