For the IGC Invest Geothermal Conference shall apply the following terms and conditions of the private company with limited liabilities Enerchange - Enerchange GmbH & Co. KG, Tizianstraße 96, 80638 Muenchen, Germany. Together with ThinkGeoEnergy, both companies are the organizers of the IGC Invest Geothermal Conference, hereinafter referred as the "Organizers". Enerchange is mainly responsible for implementing the IGC Invest Geothermal Conference, hereinafter referred to as the "Conference".
1. CONCLUSION OF THE CONTRACT
The registration of the participants can be made via the online registration platform Xing. The registration becomes legally binding after clicking the "Register and pay now"-button and payment of the participation fee. With the Payment the Terms and Conditions of the IGC Invest Geothermal Conference are accepted. For registrations shortly before the Conference, payment may be made on-site at the registration of the Conference with EC or credit card.
The organizers reserve the right to refuse registrations within two days after registration and subsequently refund the complete registration fee.
The participant acquires the right to attend the Conference with the price valid at the date of registration. The Organizers will provide, as soon as possible, a versatile conference programme. An entitlement to participate or the implementation of certain conference events does not exist.
The pricing of the regular participation fees is as follows:
> Congress day: 500 € per person (including VAT)
Early bird registration: 10 % price reduction of the above-mentioned fees if registration is made until September 22, 2017.
Late Booker registrations: For registrations after October 31, 2017, the above-mentioned participation fees will increase by 100 € (including VAT) per event.
Special prices/discounts offered by partners of the Conference are valid besides the above regulations and cannot be combined. Special prices can be accessed with a promotional code.
4. CANCELLATION BY THE PARTICIPANT
The right of withdrawal is regulated in number 5, it exists in addition to the cancellation.
In case of cancellation of the conference participation before October 27, 2017, cancellations cost a cancellation fee, the rest of the participation fee will be refunded. The full fee will be charged for cancellations after October 28, 2017.
The appointment of a substitute participant from the same company is free of charge until two days before the conference.
The cancellation needs to be done in writing, either by email, mail, fax or via the registration website.
5. RIGHT OF WITHDRAWAL
Consumers as definded by the Federal Law of § 13 BGB can in addition to the cancellation regulation in number 4 also make use of right of withdrawal, which is displayed here due to the German law as expressed in the terms and conditions of Xing Events in the following:
Right of Right of withdrawal for consumers
Instructions on withdrawal and model withdrawal form
You have the right to withdraw from this contract within 14 days without giving any reason. The withdrawal period will expire after 14 days from the date of contract conclusion.
To exercise the right of withdrawal, you must inform us
ENERCHANGE GmbH & Co. KG
Telefon: +49 (0)89 /20345239
Fax: +49 (0)89/41878952
of your decision to withdraw from this contract by an unequivocal statement (e.g. a letter sent by post, fax, e-mail or via the contact form available on each of our webpages). You may use this model withdrawal form, but it is not obligatory.
To meet the withdrawal deadline, it is sufficient for you to send your communication concerning your exercise of the right of withdrawal before the withdrawal period has expired.
Effects of withdrawal
If you withdraw from this contract, we shall reimburse to you all payments received from you, including the costs of delivery (with the exception of the supplementary costs resulting from your choice of a type of delivery other than the least expensive type of standard delivery offered by us), without undue delay and in any event not later than 14 days from the day on which we are informed about your decision to withdraw from this contract. We will carry out such reimbursement using the same means of payment as you used for the initial transaction, unless you have expressly agreed otherwise; in any event, you will not incur any fees as a result of such reimbursement.
If you requested to begin the performance of services during the withdrawal period, you shall pay us an amount which is in proportion to what has been provided until you have communicated us your withdrawal from this contract, in comparison with the full coverage of the contract.
You may download and use the model withdrawal form available here as a PDF file.
Exclusion of right of cancellation:
The right of cancellation does not exist if, when entering into a legal transaction, you predominantly act in exercise of your trade, business or profession and are therefore deemed to be an entrepreneur (Section 14 BGB).
The right of cancellation vis-à-vis XING does not apply to agreements you enter into with third parties, i.e. where XING is not legally involved. Any such rights of cancellation may only be brought against the respective third party.
Other additional information:
You expressly agree that we will start to render the service before the end of the cancellation period.
End of notice of cancellation
6. CANCELLATION AND CHANGE OF THE CONFERENCE BY THE ORGANIZERS
6.1 The Organizers can adapt or shorten the programme of the Conference dependent on the number of pre-registrations, the interest of the participants or other good reasons. Changes in the program do not justify the claim to reimburse the conference fee, neither partially nor completly.
6.2 The Organizers are allowed to change speakers or the schedule of the Conference due to good reason, for example the cancellation of speakers. Changes in the program or the cancellation of speakers do not justify the claim to reimburse the conference fee, neither partially nor completly.
6.3 The Conference can be cancelled by the organizer due to an important reason, especially if the cost-covering number of participants will not be reached or due to force majeure. The participants will be informed immediately and already paid fees will be reimbursed. Further claims are based on number 9 excluded.
7. CANCELLATION OF THE CONTRACT WITH THE PARTICIPANT BY THE ORGANIZERS
The Organizers can cancel the contract with one or more participants due to good reason, for example if the participant(s) disturb(s) the Conference enduringly. A claim for already paid fees does not exist.
The Organizers are only liable for intent and gross negligence. In addition, the Organizers are only liable for personal injury, permanent health impairment or death, provided that the organizer was responsible for such or if the organizer has to face charges of culpable breach of major contractual obligations. The liability in the event of a breach of major contractual obligations is limited to the foreseeable average contract-typical damage. The total coverage of the damage is limited to the maximum amount covered by the organizer, as far as neither intent nor gross negligence on the part of the Organizers are present.
The liability for damages is excluded in any case. A breach of duty by the organizer is equal to the breach of duty of his legal representatives or agents.
The data of the participants and/or the contractual partners, respectively their representatives are recorded by the Organizers for the realization of the Conference, further similar events and information about similar topics electronically and are processed automated. The data will not be proviede to a third party. If this is not accepted the participants and/or the contractual partners, respectively their representatives can contradict a further utilisation of the data at Enerchange GmbH & Co. KG, Tizianstr. 96, 80638 Muenchen, Germany (phone: +49 (0)89 /20345239, fax: +49 (0)89/41878952, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) either by letter, phone, fax of email.
However, it cannot be excluded that during the registration process the data entered might be accessed by unauthorized persons.
During the Conference pictures and videos are taken by the Organizers or in their mandate. These documents generated will be used for marketing and communication purposes by the Organizers on their websites and in printed documents. The agreement of the participants in the utilization of the pictures/videos is supposed with the acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. However if this is not accepted by any particpant, they can contradict a further utilization of pictures/videos showing themselves at Enerchange GmbH & Co. KG, Tizianstr. 96, 80638 Muenchen, Germany (phone: +49 (0)89 /20345239, fax: +49 (0)89/41878952, e-mail: email@example.com) either by letter, phone, fax of email.
Presentations given at the Conference and Conference documentations as well as used software are protected by copyright. Copying and forwarding any conference contents to third parties is only allowed with the approval of the owner of the copyright and the Organizers.
11. DURATION OF THE CONTRACT
The contract starts with the registration and ends with the last day of the Conference. The minimum duration is from the first to the last day of the Conference.
12. SEVERABILITY CLAUSE
In the case of the invalidity of single clauses of these conditions do not effect the validity of other clauses.
13. PLACE OF JURISDICTION
The place for any jurisdicial negotiations related to the Conference and the contract is Munich in Germany.