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Any User may apply for Membership via the Website. The European Social Marketing Association (ESMA) has a number of Membership Levels that may be appropriate for the User, and the User is responsible for determining which Membership Level applies to them.
The Membership Levels currently available are Regular, Student, Supporter and Organisational.
The Member agrees that all details provided at registration are correct to the best of their knowledge including acknowledgement of their eligibility of Membership Level.
Following registration on the Website, the User acknowledges that they will not become a Member until their initial payment has been received by the ESMA.
Upon receipt of the initial payment, we shall send a welcome email to the Member advising how to validate their Membership.
Following receipt of the welcome email, the Member can log in to the members-only area of the Website and may use the Website in accordance with these Terms.
When you join ESMA as a member, we direct you to a secure third-party financial transaction company (Stripe) to handle the transaction. We do not have access to or store your financial information in any way at any time.
The membership is valid for one year from the date of the purchase.
International Social Marketing Association (iSMA) membership
The ESMA membership now includes free iSMA (International Social Marketing Association) membership. This means that when you join ESMA as a member you have the option to also become a member of the iSMA. When you register as an ESMA member you will be asked if you would like to sign up for complimentary free iSMA membership. For iSMA members’ benefits to be realised iSMA needs access to members’ personal details.
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Should the Member wish to cancel at any time, this can be done by sending a cancelation request by email to ESMA at firstname.lastname@example.org. As soon as this is received by the ESMA, and we have acknowledged receipt by email, your Membership will be cancelled, and no further payments shall be taken.
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Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained on this website is accurate and updated, because of the nature of this medium, ESMA does not accept responsibility for the accuracy or validity of any of the information contained in or accessed from this website and accepts no liability for errors, loss or damages suffered by use of or reliance on any information published here. Similarly, we do not endorse any product or information accessed through this website or intend to create any contractual or other legal relation with any person using this website.
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