After carefully reading each section, please initial to signify your agreement. Finally, sign the final page to signify that you agree to all of the terms and conditions of participation in SourcingExecutives.org as an Advisory Council member.
I have agreed to participate as a member of the Advisory Council for SourcingExecutives.org. The Advisory Council will be in effect through December 31, 2017. I will not be charged for membership during the period the Advisory Council is in effect, however, I will receive all the benefits of membership and act in accordance with this member participation agreement.
As a thank you for participating as a member of the Advisory Council, at the conclusion of the Advisory Council term, I will be eligible to join SourcingExecutives.org for a discounted membership through December 31, 2018.
To qualify for this exclusive limited time offer, I must have participated in at least 4 Sourcing Sessions phone calls while serving on the Advisory Council. These phone calls will take place on every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 2pm EST.
During the term of the Advisory Council, I belong to a private network of peers dedicated to actively contributing, participating, and sharing our insight and experiences in order to help our fellow members succeed and improve as Sourcing Leaders of Technology and Technology-Enabled Services. Additionally, as a member of the Advisory Council I agree to provide feedback to SourcingExecutives.org in an effort to improve the SourcingExecutives.org member experience.
A. In order to encourage openness and sharing of information, I understand and agree to abide by the Chatham House Rule.
The Chatham House Rule states that "when a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed."
I agree that all meetings, events and discussions in person, by phone, email, and online forum among SourcingExecutives.org members will be covered by the Chatham House Rule regardless of whether the Rule is invoked at the time of the meeting or interaction.
The Confidential Information that cannot be disclosed to anyone outside of SourcingExecutives.org includes the speakers’, participants’, and attendees’ names and their company affiliations, regardless of whether such information is designated as “Confidential Information” at the time of its disclosure.
B. All SourcingExecutives.org communication is considered confidential. This includes, but is not limited to, emails, meeting transcripts, discussions, phone calls, online forums, documents, video and audio files. These items may not be shared in their original form with anyone who is not a current SourcingExecutives.org member. In accordance with the Chatham House rule, members can share within their companies, the summarized content of these communications, but not the identity or affiliation of any speakers. Additionally, when sharing any content, I will include the source of the information as SourcingBoard.org.
C. Former members of SourcingExecutives.org are forever covered by this Confidentiality Agreement and may not disclose participants’ names or company affiliations or distribute any materials that were received during membership, including, but not limited to, emails, meeting transcripts, discussions, phone calls, online forums, documents, video and audio files. Members are required to delete all SourcingExecutives.org communications and files in their possession upon termination of their SourcingExecutives.org membership.
D. Disclosing the names of companies that have participating members in SourcingExecutives.org is allowed as long as the individual members’ names or positions they hold within the company are not disclosed. In addition, comments made or information disclosed cannot be attributed to a specific individual or company.
E. A SourcingExecutives.org member who breaks this Confidentiality Agreement may be suspended or expelled from SourcingExecutives.org and may be ineligible to rejoin in the future. In the case of a former member who breaks this Confidentiality Agreement, they may be ineligible to rejoin SourcingExecutives.org in the future.
F. I agree not to share my company’s confidential information, proprietary data, or intellectual property through SourcingExecutives.org as this agreement does not provide protection to prevent further dissemination.
I acknowledge that on SourcingExecutives.org all of the content and discussion is created by the members. As such, I realize that the value I receive from participation in SourcingExecutives.org relies on active participation of the members to create the most robust exchanges of peer wisdom. The more members participate and contribute, the greater the value received by all.
A. I agree to be a good member as outlined in the Member Guide.
B. I commit to being the being the kind of member that I want my fellow members to be by frequently logging in to my dashboard to post my queries and answering other members queries in a timely manner and getting involved in the creation of agendas and content of discussions for both the phone calls and the quarterly meetings. Attending as many phone calls and symposiums as I can and actively participating when I do attend. Finally, acting in a way that promotes a safe environment for free sharing of information
C. I acknowledge that for each company represented on SourcingExecutives.org up to three people from the same company may be approved to be members. I commit that I will not rely on other members from my company to contribute and participate in SourcingExecutives.org on my behalf. I will be an active member in my own right.
D. I agree to not share my ID and password for anyone else to use on my behalf.
To protect the value of the peer wisdom derived from membership in SourcingExecutives.org, all members are senior leaders actively engaged in sourcing of technology and technology-enabled services only. All nominated representatives from a company are subject to approval by SourcingExecutives.org at its sole discretion.
A. If at any time my job description changes to where I am no longer serving as a senior-level buyer of technology and technology-enabled services, I understand that I am no longer eligible for membership and my membership will terminate. This will not impact the company’s membership.
B. I acknowledge that the membership in SourcingExecutives.org belongs to the company by which I am employed when I join not to me as an individual. In the event that I am no longer employed by the same company, my membership will remain with the company of my original employ which may submit the name of my replacement to assume the membership for the remaining term. If my new employment position qualifies me for membership in SourcingExecutives.org, I will apply for a new membership at that time and be subject to the same approval process.
C. Membership fees will not be automatically refunded in the case that an individual is no longer eligible because of change of job description or employer. The membership may be transferred to a new member within that company subject to approval by SourcingExecutives.org.
D. Members are obligated to notify SourcingExecutives.org of changes in employment or position in a timely manner.
In the event that I violate this agreement, I understand that my participation as a member of the SourcingExecutives.org Advisory Council may be suspended, revoked, or cancelled at any time at the sole discretion of SourcingExecutives.org. I may also be ineligible for membership in SourcingExecutives.org.