General Terms and Conditions MNE-ES 2022, September 19-23, 2022

Your agreement with imec

The agreement is between imec and the person who completes the Conference online registration form (“you” or “your”).
These Terms govern your online registration, attendance at and/or participation at a Conference. By registering for the Conference you agree that you have read and accepted these Terms and agree to be legally bound by them. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms, please do not register, attend or participate in the Conference.

Registering on behalf of another

If you are registering on behalf of another person it is your obligation to make sure that the person attending is aware of these Terms and accepts them. By completing and submitting the registration form you are representing and warranting that you have made the person attending aware of these Terms and that they have accepted these Terms.

Changes or cancellation of a conference by IMEC

In the event of postponement or cancellation of a Conference, our total aggregate liability to you is limited to the refund of registration fees effectively paid, and we will not be liable to you for any expenditure, damage or loss incurred by you as a result of the cancellation or postponement.

Changes or cancellation of your participation at the Conference

All purchases of Conference tickets are non-refundable in their entirety.
Reselling or otherwise transferring your ticket, will void the ticket and the ticket holder will not gain entry into the Conference, except if replacement is asked at the latest one month prior to the event at info@mne2022.org.

• Cancellation policy

Cancellations will be accepted in writing only (info@mne2022.org ) and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline.
All refund requests must be made by the attendee or credit card holder. Refund requests must include the name of the attendee,
the bank account number used during your transaction and/or the transaction number.
– Written cancellation received by July 15th, 2022: 80% refund.
– Written cancellation received from July 15th, 2022 until August 30th, 2022: 50% refund.
– Written cancellation received on or after August 31st, 2022: no reimbursement is possible.
A 50€ fee will be charged for all substitutions.
Any change or cancellation must be forwarded in writing to info@mne2022.org

• Cancellation due to Force Majeure

The organizers are not liable if the Conference is, in whole or in part, cancelled, rescheduled or postponed, or for any failure or delay to perform our obligations under these Terms, if such event results from anything beyond our reasonable control (for example, pandemic outbreaks, natural disasters, flood, fire, acts of terror, war, labour strike, extreme weather malicious damage, compliance with any law or governmental order, or mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation, or any other emergency) or anything else that renders performance of a Conference, in whole or in part, impracticable, illegal or impossible.
Considering that Conferences like this are organized on a non-profit basis and that we are involved in the organization of the Conference on a voluntary, non-paid basis, already paid contributions from you will initially not be refunded if due to Force Majeure the Conference will be cancelled. We will not be liable to you for any expenditure, damage or loss incurred by you as a result of the cancellation, rescheduling or postponement.

Admittance to conferences

We, in our sole discretion, and without any liability or obligation to refund, reserve the right to refuse admittance to or to eject from the Conference anyone that we determine:
is behaving in a manner that could disrupt, hinder or cause a nuisance to the Conference or to the enjoyment of any other person or partner at the Conference; represents a security or health & safety risk to the Conference or to any person or partner e.g. noncompliance with the covid policy accepted upon registration
• either a valid Belgian Covid Safe ticket,
• orEU Digital COVID Certificate,
• or another international valid vaccination certificate combined with a negative PCR-test (of max 72h)
or the covid policy applicable at the time of the Conference; and/or fails to comply with, or is likely to fail to comply with, these Terms.

Liability, insurance

You are responsible for arranging your own appropriate insurance cover in connection with your attendance or exhibition at a Conference. We and our related companies will not be liable for any injury or damage to any person or to any real or personal property howsoever caused (except for death or personal injury as a result of our fault or for any other type of liability that cannot by law be excluded or limited).
Imec is not liable for errors resulting from the processing of the payment order via a third party payment provider.
You acknowledge and agree that views expressed by speakers at or in connection with a Conference are their own and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for any advice given or views expressed during or in connection with a Conference.

Materials shared or distributed at or in connection with a Conference are intended for information purposes only and should not be relied upon by you or others. We and our related companies do not provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties that the materials are complete or accurate and do not accept any responsibility or liability for reliance by you or any person on any aspect of the Conference and/or any information provided at the Conference.

We are not liable if a Conference is, in whole or in part, cancelled, rescheduled or postponed, or for any failure or delay to perform our obligations under these Terms, if such event results from anything beyond our reasonable control (for example, natural disasters, flood, fire, acts of terror, war, labour strike, extreme weather malicious damage, compliance with any law or governmental order, or mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation, or any other emergency) or anything else that renders performance of a Conference, in whole or in part, impracticable, illegal or impossible.

On the website of the event, a number of hotels are proposed without obligation. Booking these hotels is at your own risk, imec does not guarantee the quality of the services provided by these hotels.

Privacy

We are committed to protecting your personal information. These Terms include and incorporate by reference our privacy policy, which explains the types of information collected (including photography, audio and video recording), stored, shared and processed in connection with the relevant Conference, how and why we use such information, who we share it with and your legal rights.
If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints, you may contact us at info@mne2022.org.