General terms and conditions for participants of the B2B Media Summit by Deutsche Fachpresse 2019

 

1. Conclusion of the contract, admission
The following general terms and conditions define the legal relationship between the participant and Deutsche Fachpresse Servicegesellschaft mbH (hereinafter referred to as DFP). 
The participant must submit their registration by email. It represents a binding contractual offer and a binding obligation on the part of the participant. The contract is concluded when DFP sends a confirmation of registration.There is no legal right of admission.

2. Terms of payment
The participation fee is payable in full after DFP has sent its invoice. Invoices must be paid immediately on receipt and without deductions. Participants may only attend an event following prior payment of the full invoice amount.

3. Cancellation
Confirmed registrations are binding. They may be cancelled without charge up to 21 days before the start of the event. After that time, the participation fee must be paid in full. However, registrations can be transferred to alternative participants at any time. Cancellations and transfers must be made in writing.

4. Liability
DFP is only liable for damages resulting from the intentional or grossly negligent actions of its employees. It is not liable for damages resulting from inaccuracies in the content of presentations. 

5. Programme/speakers
Presentations at, and documentation relating to, the event are subject to copyright and may not be reproduced, distributed or used commercially in any form – in whole or in part – without the permission of DFP and the respective speaker, unless such use is specifically allowed under copyright law. Any planned film or audio recording during the period of the event requires the prior permission of the organiser and/or the respective copyright holder. Photography for personal use is allowed, assuming that its extent is appropriate.
We reserve the right to make changes to the programme due to unforeseen circumstances.


6. Sponsorship
Sponsors may appear at events and are clearly identified as such on invitations, event documentation, etc.

7. Data protection
Personal data is processed electronically for the purpose of organising the event, and is only made available to third parties insofar as is necessary for that purpose. The legal basis for such use is Art. 6 (1) b) GDPR.
DFP may also publish a list of participants including their first and last names, company name and location in any form prior to the event. 
8. Film and photo rights
DFP may commission films, photographs or recordings of the event and its participants and use such materials free of charge in any form for promotional purposes or for reporting on the congress without the prior consent of the participants.

9. Legal jurisdiction
These terms and conditions and the entire legal relationship between the contractual parties is subject to the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. Application of United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (UN CISG) is excluded. Insofar as is legally permissible, the place of fulfilment and legal jurisdiction is Berlin, Germany.If a provision of these terms and conditions is or becomes invalid, it does not affect the validity of the other provisions. The invalid provision will be replaced by a valid provision that comes as close as possible to achieving the commercial aim of the invalid provision.

Alternative dispute resolution pursuant to Art. 14 (1) ODR and Sec. 36 Verbraucherstreitbeilegungsgesetz (Germany's Act on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Consumer Matters):
The European commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution (ODR) which is accessible at ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/. We are not obliged or willing to participate in dispute settlement proceedings before a consumer arbitration board.
The European commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution (OS) which is accessible at ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/. We are not obliged or willing to participate in dispute settlement proceedings before a consumer arbitration board.


Version dated September 2018