The following General Terms and Conditions of Participation govern the contractual relationship between participants in continuing education events such as seminars, conferences and conventions and i4.0MC – Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center GmbH.
Registrations for continuing education events can be made online, by e-mail, mail, fax or by telephone (reservation only). Registration only becomes legally binding when confirmed by i4.0MC – Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center GmbH in writing or by e-mail after prior registration. However, in the case of registrations from companies with consulting activities and competing institutions, we reserve the right to check to what extent they are in competition with i4.0MC – Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center GmbH or its partners and to refuse participation or cancel a registration.
Each legally binding registration is based on the present General Conditions of Participation.
Payment shall be made by advance payment after invoicing. The amount is payable without deductions by bank transfer within 14 days from the date of invoice. The costs of the payment transaction are always at the expense of the participant. In case of non-payment, i4.0MC – Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center GmbH reserves the right to cancel and transfer the position.
If the participant is in default of payment, i4.0MC – Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center GmbH is entitled to charge default interest in the amount of 5% above the base interest rate (§ 247 para. 1 BGB) p.a..
The fee includes the services named in the advance notice of the event; regularly not included are, for example, accommodation and travel costs, breakfast and dinner.
The participant has the right to name a substitute person at any time until the beginning of the event, who will participate in the event in his/her place. No fee will be charged for this change. Cancellations must be made in writing, by fax or by e-mail. If a registration is cancelled before the start of the event, a processing fee of 50% of the participation fee will be charged. If a cancellation is received by the organizer later than two weeks before the start of the event, the full participation fee must be paid.
i4.0MC – Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center GmbH reserves the right to cancel events. Participants will be informed immediately (by telephone and in writing).
As far as possible, i4.0MC – Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center GmbH will offer the participants of cancelled events alternative offers at other dates or locations. If the participant agrees, the event will be rebooked free of charge. If the participant does not agree, the fees paid will be refunded in full. Further claims are excluded.
A claim for compensation of travel and accommodation costs as well as loss of work is excluded.
i4.0MC – Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center GmbH reserves the right to make changes to the organization, staffing or schedule of an event that do not have a significant impact on the overall character of the event.
Certificate of attendance
Each participant will receive a certificate of participation from i4.0MC – Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center GmbH or the event partner upon request.
List of participants
The participant acknowledges that all participants will receive a list of participants with the names of the participants and the associated company; contact details such as addresses and telephone numbers will not be passed on or published by i4.0MC – Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center GmbH.
Photo and video use
The participant agrees that photos and videos of the event in which he/she is photographed may be published for print media, in online web presences of the organizer, on data carriers, on TV and for advertising purposes.
The conference documents are protected by copyright. Copying, passing on or other use of the conference documents is only permitted with the express written consent of i4.0MC – Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center GmbH.
The events are carefully prepared and conducted by qualified authors and speakers. The i4.0MC – Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center GmbH assumes no liability for the timeliness, accuracy and completeness with regard to the conference documents and the implementation of the event.
i4.0MC – Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center GmbH is only liable for property damage and financial losses for which it is responsible – regardless of the legal grounds – to the extent that it is guilty of intent and/or gross negligence, insofar as this does not conflict with any mandatory legal regulations.
Storage and use of data
i4.0MC – Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center GmbH treats personal data confidentially and will only use it in accordance with the provisions of data protection law. Personal data will be stored and used for organizational purposes of i4.0MC – Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center GmbH and for future information about offers of i4.0MC – Industrie 4.0 Maturity Center GmbH. Every participant has the right to revoke his consent to the storage and use of his data and to object to the future unsolicited sending of information material.