General Terms & Conditions

Definitions

These Terms & Conditions for delegates apply to every person registering for the 7th Immunotherapy of Cancer Conference (ITOC7), to be held virtually from October 2 - 3, 2020 (hereafter referred to as “the conference").

All references to a date or a deadline, mentioned in these terms and on other conference documents, refer to the Central European Summer Time Zone (CEST).

Cancellation policy

Notice of cancellation must be made in writing by email or fax to the ITOC7 Congress Office. The notification must include all relevant information regarding the bank account to which a possible refund may be remitted. The cancellation will not be effective until a written acknowledgement from the ITOC7 Registration Department is received. Registration fees may be refunded as follows:

Written cancellation received:   

  • until August 16, 2020: full refund

  • from August 17 to September 16, 2020: 50% refund

  • as of September 17, 2020: no refund

The date of the email receipt date or fax ID will be the basis for considering refunds. Please indicate the preferred method of reimbursement (bank transfer, incl. account number or cheque) on your written cancellation. Refunds will be made after the conference.

In the case of over-payment or double payment, refund requests must be made in writing and sent to the ITOC7 Registration Department, by email.

No refunds will be granted for unattended events or early termination of attendance, in case of cancellation of speakers, lack of space in the conference room or any other incidents during the conference which are beyond the control of the conference organisers.

Conference attendance

The Conference is only accessible to certified healthcare professionals, associated press, industry representatives and other stakeholders in the science, management and prevention of gastroenterological disease. By registering, you accept that non-healthcare professionals, including children, will not be able to access the virtual platform.

Conference registration

Only fully completed registration forms will be accepted. An invoice will be sent after the receipt of your registration, a confirmation of payment will be sent upon receipt of payment in full. 

To be able to register as a student or postgraduate trainee, individuals must present proof of fulltime enrolment at a recognised university or college or an according programme (i.e. student ID, confirmation signed by the head of department, etc.) either by fax at the time of pre-registration or during the onsite registration process.

The registration fee for academia, junior participants and industry includes entry to all conference live and on-demand sessions, corporate satellites, the exhibition and the e-poster area.

Cancellation of the conference

In the event that the conference cannot be held or is postponed due to events beyond the control of the conference organisers (force majeure) or due to events which are not attributable to wrongful intent or gross negligence of the conference organisers, the conference organisers cannot be held liable by delegates for any damages, costs, or losses incurred, such as transportation costs, accommodation costs, costs for additional orders, financial losses, etc.

Under these circumstances, the conference organisers reserve the right to either retain the entire registration fee and to credit it for a future conference, or to reimburse the delegate after deducting costs already incurred for the organisation of the conference and which could not be recovered from third parties.

Data protection and sharing of contact details

The protection of your data and the observance of your right of informational self-determination with regard to the collection, processing and use of your personal data are important to us.
ITOC7 will collect and store all personal data for the preparation and execution of the 7th Immunotherapy of Cancer Conference (ITOC7) - held virtually on October 2 - 3, 2020 (ITOC7).
ITOC periodically performs e-mailings to delegates on behalf of third parties regarding activities at the conference or other communications, which may be of interest. Email contact details of delegates will not be passed on to third parties. Participants may opt out of these e-mailings at any time. This will not affect official correspondence from the conference secretariat.

Fulfillment and jurisdiction

The terms of this contract shall be fulfilled in Vienna, Austria and, in the event of any legal claims arising from either party, Vienna, Austria shall be the sole court of jurisdiction.

Liability

The conference organisers shall be held liable in the framework of a duty of care as a respectable businessman according to statutory provisions. The liability of the conference organizers - for whatever legal reason - shall be limited to intent and gross negligence. The liability of commissioned service providers shall remain unaffected by this. The delegate shall take part in the conference at his/her own risk. Oral agreements shall not be binding if these have not been confirmed in writing by ITOC7.

Methods of payment

Payments should be made in advance and in EURO only, using a credit card or by bank transfer. All bank fees and money transfer costs must be paid by the transmitter. Any negative balance will be claimed. Indicate the registration number and the delegate's full name as a reference on all bank transfers.

Modification of the programme

The conference organisers reserve the right to modify the programme. No refunds can be granted in case of cancellation of speakers, lack of space in the conference room or any other incidents during the conference which are beyond the control of the conference organisers.

Photographs, video-streaming, etc.

The Organiser may without the further consent of the participants use and release pictures and videos taken during the Conference for reports of the Conference and/or in future marketing materials. By registering to this conference attendees agree that  photographs or sound or video recordings taken during the conference that could include recognizable images or voices of those in attendance may be posted on the conference website. All recordings are treated sensitively and discreetly. Names will not be published. The Conference is held in a public space, therefore we do not prohibit participants, exhibitors, sponsors, or news organisations from photographing, video or audio-taping some Conference activities. The organiser reserves the right to use images taken at the Conference with your photograph and/or likeness on social media and/or in future marketing materials. The organiser is NOT responsible for individual attendee’s use of your image or likeness.

Registration confirmation/receipt

A registration confirmation/receipt will be sent by email after the registration, a related payment and any necessary documents have been received by the registration department. Delegates may be requested to present this registration confirmation/receipt at the registration counter as proof of their registration and payment.  

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