GTC for the booking of participation in workshops, conferences and symposia of the SmartTex network Thuringia, represented by richter+partner GmbH, Goetheplatz 5, 99423 Weimar (hereinafter referred to as SmartTex network)

1. General / scope of application

The following General Terms and Conditions govern the contractual relationship between the participant in workshops, conferences and symposia (hereinafter referred to as "event") and the SmartTex network, Goetheplatz 5, 99423 Weimar, Germany. Deviating general terms and conditions of the participant are not valid. By registering, the participant accepts these General Terms and Conditions.

2. Registration

Registration can be made via the Internet, by letter, fax, e-mail or telephone. The registration becomes legally binding through our written confirmation. Since the number of participants in our events is limited, registrations will be considered in the order in which they are received.

3. Service

The participation fee is per person and event date plus statutory sales tax. If conference documents and catering are provided, these are also included in the price. The SmartTex network reserves the right to replace announced speakers with others and to make necessary changes to the event program while preserving the overall character of the event. If it is not possible to hold the event due to force majeure, the prevention of a speaker, disruptions at the venue or too few participants, the participants will be informed immediately. Cancellation due to insufficient number of participants shall be made no later than 2 weeks prior to the event. In these cases, the event fee will be refunded in full. A claim for reimbursement of travel and accommodation costs as well as loss of working hours is excluded, unless such costs arise due to grossly negligent or intentional behaviour on the part of SmartTex-Netzwerk. SmartTex-Netzwerk undertakes to do everything reasonable to remedy or limit the disruption in the event of any service disruptions that may occur.

4 Due date and payment, default, offsetting

The amount of the participation fee can be found in the corresponding event announcement. They relate to one person and one event date plus statutory value-added tax. The participation fee is due upon receipt of the invoice. Payment shall be made either by invoice or credit card at the discretion of the customer. SmartTex Network reserves the right to exclude certain payment methods in individual cases. Payment by sending cash or cheques is not possible. SmartTex- Network assumes no liability in case of loss. By registering, the participant gives his consent to receive invoices exclusively electronically by e-mail in pdf format.

If the participant is in default of payment, the SmartTex Network is entitled to claim damages for the delay.

A set-off is only permitted with legally established claims or claims recognised by SmartTex-Netzwerk.

5. Cancellations

A processing fee of EUR 50.00 will be charged for cancellations up to the 14th calendar day prior to the start of the event. For cancellations from the 13th calendar day before the start of the event, half of the participation fee will be charged. For cancellations from the 7th calendar day before the start of the event, the entire participation fee will be charged. In case of prevention, SmartTex Network will accept a replacement participant at no additional cost.

Cancellation must be made in writing.

6. copyright, conference documents, image and sound recordings

The conference documents are protected by copyright. Duplication, dissemination or other use of the conference documents is only permitted with the express consent of the SmartTex network.

A list of participants provided is intended for the personal use of the event participants. Any further use is excluded. Should a participant not wish to be included in the list of participants, please notify us in good time beforehand.

The event can be recorded in whole or in part with images and sound. By participating, the participant declares his agreement that the image and sound material may be used for documentation purposes as well as in the context of press and public relations work of the SmartTex network. If the participant does not agree, please inform the organizer and the present photographers at the latest at the beginning of the event. The participants' own image and sound recordings always require the prior express permission of the organizer.

7. Liability

The liability of the SmartTex network for financial loss and damage to property - for whatever legal reason - is limited to intent and gross negligence. SmartTex-Netzwerk accepts no liability for accidents during the event, on the way to and from the event, or for theft, loss or damage of objects. The events will be conducted by qualified instructors. SmartTex-Netzwerk accepts no liability for the topicality, correctness and completeness of the conference documents and the organisation of the event.

8. Data protection

SmartTex-Netzwerk stores the data provided by the participant, but uses this data exclusively for purposes related to the order, e.g. to confirm registration and transmission of event information, invoicing and for the newsletter. Personal data will of course be treated confidentially and will not be passed on to third parties. The user expressly agrees to the collection, processing and use of the data received in connection with the business relationship. The user has a right to information as well as a right to correction, blocking and deletion of his stored data. Further information can be found in our data protection declaration.

9. Applicable law, place of jurisdiction, miscellaneous

The contractual relationship is subject to German law. The place of jurisdiction for all disputes is Weimar, as far as this is legally permissible. Should any provision of these General Terms and Conditions be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall remain unaffected. The invalid or unenforceable provision shall be replaced by a valid or enforceable provision that comes as close as possible to the replaced provision.

 

Weimar, 20.10.2019

SmartTex network, represented by richterr+partner GmbH, Goetheplatz 5, 99423 Weimar, Germany