Terms and Conditions of website use

 

This page (together with any other documents referred to on it) tells you the terms of use (“Terms”) on which you may make use of our website www.informa.com (our “Site”). Please read these Terms carefully before you start to use our Site. By using our Site, you indicate that you accept these Terms and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these Terms, please refrain from using our Site immediately.

We may revise these Terms at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these Terms may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our Site.

Information about us

 

Our site is operated by Informa Group plc (“we“, “us” or “our“). This is a part of Informa PLC, registered in the United Kingdom under company number 8860726. Our registered office address is 5 Howick Place, London, SW1P 1WG, UK. All Informa PLC UK trading subsidiaries are registered for VAT under one UK VAT group: GB365462636

Accessing our site

 

Access to our Site is provided on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw access to our Site or amend the service we provide on our Site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our Site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Site through your internet connection are aware of these Terms, and that they comply with them. You agree not to damage, interfere with or disrupt access to the Site or do anything which may interrupt or impair its functionality.

Anything on our Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it. We seek to ensure that information published on our Site is accurate when posted, but we cannot be held liable for its accuracy or timeliness and we may change the information at any time without notice. You must not rely on information on the Site and you acknowledge that you must take appropriate steps to verify this information before acting upon it.

Monitoring

 

We reserve the right to monitor and track your visits to the Site.

Intellectual property

 

We are the owner or the licensee of all copyright, trademarks, design rights, database rights, confidential information or any other intellectual property rights (together with the Intellectual Property) in our Site. The Intellectual Property in our Site is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

Licence

 

You are permitted to print and download extracts from the Site for your own use on the following basis:

(a) no documents or related graphics on the Site are modified in any way;
(b) no graphics on the Site are used separately from the corresponding text; and
(c) our copyright and trademark notices and this permission notice appear in all copies.

Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on the Site (including without limitation photographs and graphical images) are owned by us or our licensors. For the purposes of these Terms, any use of extracts from the Site other than in accordance with this licence for any purpose is prohibited. If you breach any of the terms in this legal notice, your permission to use the Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from the Site.

Subject to this licence, no part of the Site may be reproduced or stored in any other website or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without our prior written permission. Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved. You agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any of the material contained in this Site or use it for any other purpose than for personal, non-commercial use.

Disclaimer

 

While we endeavour to ensure that the information on the Site is correct, we do not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on the Site. We may make changes to the material on the Site, at any time without notice. The material on the Site may be out of date, and we make no commitment to update such material.

Implied Terms

 

The express provisions of these Terms are in place of all warranties, conditions, terms, undertakings and obligations implied by statute, common law, trade usage, course of dealing or otherwise, all of which are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Liability

 

The material on the Site is provided “as is”, without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind.

We, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the Site), and any of our group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with the Site in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the Site, any websites linked to the Site or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the Site or your downloading of any material from the Site or any websites linked to the Site. Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit our liability for:

(a) death or personal injury caused by negligence (as such term is defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977); or
(b) fraud.

Investors

 

The information contained on our Site (including, without limitation, the financial information concerning us or our corporate group) is not an invitation to invest in shares or other securities, or any other products or services or otherwise deal in these or enter into a contract with us or any other company. The information provided should not be relied upon in connection with any investment decision. If you need advice, please consult with a professional financial adviser.

The past performance of us or any other company referred to on the Site cannot be relied upon as a guide to its future performance. The price of shares and the income derived from them can go down as well as up and investors may not recoup the amount originally invested.

Our Site contains certain forward-looking statements that are neither reported financial results nor other historical information. Because these forward-looking statements are subject to assumptions, risks and uncertainties, actual future results may differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such statements. Many of these assumptions, risks and uncertainties relate to factors that are beyond our ability to control or estimate precisely, such as delays in obtaining or adverse conditions contained in regulatory approvals, competition and industry restructuring, changes in economic conditions, currency fluctuations, changes in interest and tax rates, changes in laws, regulations or regulatory policies, developments in legal or public policy doctrines, technological developments, the availability of new acquisition opportunities or the timing and success of future acquisition opportunities. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of their publication on the Site. We do not undertake any obligation to publicly release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of their publication on the Site.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

 

The English courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our Site, although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these Terms in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

These Terms and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including, without limitation, non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

Booking Terms and Conditions

An Agreement shall be deemed to have been made between Informa Business Intelligence, Inc., (“us” “we” or “Informa”) and the Client (“you” or “your”) when you have confirmed requirements on the Booking Form and Informa has accepted your booking – a booking confirmation email being proof of such acceptance.

The Booking Form shall be governed by the terms and conditions set out below (together the “Agreement”).

 

1. Definitions

 

Booking Form” means the booking form you completed setting out details of your order in respect of the Event;
Data Protection Law” means the Regulation and the Directive, as amended or replaced from time to time, and all other national, international or other laws related to data protection and privacy that are applicable to any territory where you process personal data or are established;
Directive” means the European Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive (Directive 2002/58/EC);
Event” means the event run by Informa as set out in the Booking Form; “Regulation” means the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679);
Reportable Breach” shall mean a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed;
Ticket” means a ticket in the form of an email confirmation sent to you.

 

2. Your Purchase

 

2.1. Ticket purchases must be made on the Booking Form provided to you. Completion of a Booking Form does not automatically guarantee confirmation of a place at the Event.
2.2. We will confirm all bookings in writing (including email). Places cannot be reserved without full payment. All bookings are made on a first- come, first-served basis. We reserve the right to refuse bookings at our discretion.
2.3. Please check your purchase carefully. Your Tickets are only valid on the date indicated.
2.4. Tickets are non-transferable and cannot be replaced if lost, stolen, damaged or unavailable for any reason. We will void any tickets which have been transferred or resold.
2.5. You may cancel your purchase up to 57 days prior to the Event by emailing [insert]@informa.com, and in such event you shall receive a refund of the Fees, less an administrative charge of 10%. If you cancel after this time (for any reason or no reason), no refund will be given.
2.6. The details of your purchase will be as set out in the Booking Form.

 

3. Fees and Payment

 

3.1. The cost of your Tickets is as indicated on the Booking Form (“Fees”).
3.2. You shall pay the Fees plus any applicable tax within 30 days from the date of our invoice. Time for payment shall be of the essence in respect of the payment of Fees.
3.3. If you fail to pay any Fees on the due date for payment, we reserve the right to charge interest on the overdue amount at a rate of 4% per annum above the base lending rate of the National Westminster Bank Plc accruing on a daily basis until the date of actual payment.

 

4. Limitation of Rights Granted

 

4.1. Your rights in relation to the Event are strictly limited to those set out in this Agreement. You are not permitted to (a) exploit any rights of a commercial nature in connection with the Event; (b) establish a website relating to the Event; or (c) promote or advertise your association with the Event or Informa or undertake any promotional activity in connection with the Event or Informa in any way otherwise than as set out on the Booking Form or with our prior written consent.
4.2. Nothing in clause 4.1 shall prevent you from advertising in a proportionate manner on your own website the fact of your attendance and participation in the Event.
4.3. You hereby grant Informa permission to advertise in a proportionate manner the fact of your attendance of the Event.

 

5. Change of Date or Cancellation of the Event

 

5.1. We reserve the right to amend or cancel the Event at any time and for any reason. This includes changes to dates, times, speakers, content or any other aspect of the Event.
5.2. In the event that the date of the Event is changed but is reasonably expected to be held within 12 calendar months of the original date, our Agreement shall continue in full force and effect and the obligations of the parties shall be deemed to apply to the Event on the new date in the same way that it would have applied to the original Event. For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in this clause 5.2 shall excuse you from payment of the Fees in accordance with the payment terms in the Booking Form.
5.3. Where the Event is cancelled, we shall terminate this Agreement without liability provided that, we will return any Fees paid by you, or in the event that the Fees have not been made, you shall not be required to make any payment of the Fees. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the Event is cancelled due to a Force Majeure Event, (a) we shall terminate this Agreement without liability and (b) we will not return any Fees paid by you or, in the event the Fees have not been made, you shall still be required to make payment of the Fees.
5.4. We will not refund any other costs incurred by you as a result of our cancellation of the Event (including but not limited to hotel costs, flight costs, and/or other transfer costs associated with the Event). You acknowledge that the provisions of this clause 5 set out your sole remedy in the event of the changing of the date of the Event or the cancellation of the Event by us and all other liabilities are hereby expressly excluded.

 

6. Limitation of Liability

 

6.1. We do not give any warranties in respect of the Event. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, terms, representations and warranties relating to the Event.
6.2. We shall not be liable to you for any loss or damage suffered or incurred by you in connection with the provision of (or failure to obtain) any services or goods provided by third parties in connection with the Event.
6.3. You are solely responsible for obtaining passports, visas and other necessary documentation for entrance into the country where the Event is held. If you cannot attend the Event due to a failure to obtain such documentation, the Fees shall remain payable in full.
6.4. To the fullest extent permitted by law: (i) neither party shall be liable for any actual or alleged indirect loss or consequential loss howsoever arising; (ii) Informa shall have no responsibility or liability for any loss (or theft) of or damage to your property and effects; and (iii) Informa’s maximum aggregate liability to you under the Agreement or otherwise in connection with the Event shall be limited to the total amount of the Fees paid by you.

 

7. Data Protection

 

7.1. For the purposes of this clause 7, the terms personal data, controller, processor, processing, data subject and supervisory authority shall have the meanings ascribed to them under the Regulation.
7.2. For the purposes of this Agreement and either party’s processing of personal data in connection with this Agreement, the parties agree that each party acts as a data controller.
7.3. Each party shall (i) only process personal data in compliance with, and shall not cause itself or the other party to be in breach of, Data Protection Law, and (ii) act reasonably in providing such information and assistance as the other party may reasonably request to enable the other party to comply with its obligations under Data Protection Law. If either party becomes aware of a Reportable Breach relating to the processing of personal data in connection with this Agreement, it shall
(i) provide the other party with reasonable details of such Reportable Breach without undue delay, and (ii) act reasonably in cooperating with the other party in respect of any communications or notifications to be issued to any data subjects and/or supervisory authorities in respect of the Reportable Breach. If either party receives any communication from any supervisory authority relating to the processing of personal data in connection with this Agreement, it shall (i) provide the other party with reasonable details of such communication, and (ii) act reasonably in cooperating with the other party in respect of any response to the same.

 

8. Force Majeure

 

8.1. We will not be held liable for delay or failure to deliver the Event due to any cause (each such cause, a “Force Majeure Event”) (a) outside of our reasonable control or (b) which makes hosting or operation of the Event commercially impractical or inadvisable, including acts of God, war, government regulations or warnings, terrorism, disaster, strikes, civil disorder, curtailment of transportation facilities, weather activities, disease (including, without limitation, COVID-19), pandemic and/or epidemic.

 

9. Law and Jurisdiction

 

9.1. This Agreement shall be governed by New York law.
9.2. Any dispute arising from, or related to, this Agreement or the Event shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of New York.

 

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