Terms and Conditions
These General Terms and Conditions (GTCs) apply to all orders via www.gcccf-conference.org and registrations for the GCCCF Conference “CARE 2025”. The following GTCs apply to all business relationships between Common Sense – Gesellschaft für Marketing und Kommunikation mbH (hereinafter referred to as organizer) and the participants of the GCCCF Conference “CARE 2025” (hereinafter referred to as participants). No contradictory terms and conditions of the respective participant shall apply, unless the organizer has agreed explicitly to their validity.
2. Conclusion of contract
2.1 The registration form for the GCCCF Conference “CARE 2025” on the internet represents a non-binding invitation to participants.
2.2 By registering for the event via the internet, the participant submits a non-binding expression of interest to conclude a contract.
2.3 The receipt of the expression of interest shall be confirmed immediately by the organizer, no later than one day after its receipt. The confirmation of the application represents the binding offer to conclude a contract on part of the organizer. The confirmation of the application contains a link, on which the participant has to klick to confirm his identity.
2.4 The participants accept the offer by clicking on the confirmation link.
2.5 The text of the contract is not stored. However, you have the possibility to print out the text of the contract prior to finalizing the order, using your browser’s print function.
2.6 The contractual language is English.
2.7 The contractual object is the participation in the event GCCCF Conference “CARE 2025”.
3. (new) Onsite/presence and online event
3.1 (new) When registering, participants choose to attend the conference onsite. Due to public restrictions, the number of participants on site is limited to 70. The allocation of participants on-site is based on the “first come, first served” principle. Once all the seats for the on-site event have been allocated, interested parties can register on a waiting list. There is no entitlement to participate in the face-to-face event.
3.2 (new) Due to the transmission of the event via internet, video recordings of the lecturers and the audience will be made on-site. These are necessary for the implementation of the event and for the fulfilment of organizer´s contractual obligations. This shall not affect the need for consent for the production of video and photo recordings for the purpose of reports, self-promotion, or presentations e.g. on our YouTube Channel (cf. no. 2 lit. d) of the DSE). The production of recordings and photographs in accordance with this clause shall be exclusively for the purpose of transmitting the event to online participants.
4. Registration Fee
4.1 The registration fee is 175,00 € excl. VAT (16% in Germany till December 31, 2020). The conference flat charge is included, as well as beverages, lunch and coffee break. Overnight stay is not included.
4.2 The registration fee is due at the latest 14 days before the conference starts.
4.3 The payment of the registration fee entitles the participant to participate in the conference on November 6, 2020.
4.4 In the case of non-appearance, no repayment claim is granted.
4.5 A change of participants has to be indicated at the latest 14 days prior to the conference start. The indication of the change of participants has to be stated in written form. An email will suffice.
5. Contractual right of rescission
5.1 Unaffected by the consumer’s right to withdraw from the contract according to clause 6 of this GTCs, the following shall apply:
5.2 The participant can rescind the contract within eight weeks before the conference starts free of charge.
5.3 The participant can rescind the contract within six weeks before the conference starts. In this case, 50 % of the registration fee will be charged.
5.4 If the participant rescinds the contract within four weeks before the conference starts, the full registration fee will be charged. Clause 3.5 remains unaffected.
5.5 The participant is entitled to proof that minor or no damages have occurred to the organizer, or that the organizer is responsible for the circumstances, which have led to the exercise of the right of rescission.
6. Cancellation of the conference
The conference may be cancelled by the organizer in the event, that not enough participants have registered, or due to circumstances, the organizer is not responsible for, as particularly force majeure or sudden disease of various speakers. A cancellation due to an insufficient number of participants will at the latest take place 14 day before the conference starts.
7. Withdrawal (Widerruf)
If the participant is consumer according to § 13 of the German Civil Code (BGB), he has the right to withdraw from this contract without having to state a reason. The withdrawal deadline is fourteen days from the day on which the participant or a third party designated by the participant who is not the carrier, has registered.
In order to exercise the right of withdrawal, the participant must inform the organizer
Common Sense – Gesellschaft für Marketing und Kommunikation mbH,
Lilienstr. 11, 20095 Hamburg
Tel. +49 40 / 209 321 058
Fax +49 40 / 209 321 099
about his decision to withdraw from the contract by means of a clear declaration (e.g. by postal letter, fax or email). For this purpose, the sample withdrawal form can be used, which however is not prescribed.
The withdrawal deadline is deemed to be met when the notification of the exercise of the right of withdrawal is sent prior to the expiry of the withdrawal deadline.
8. Reservation of Right of Modification
The organizer is entitled to make content-related, organizational and methodical changes of the agenda. Furthermore, intended speakers may, in the case of need (e.g. disease), be replaced by other speakers who are equally qualified.
9.1 The organizer is liable in all cases of contractual and non-contractual liability in the event of intent and gross negligence in accordance with statutory provisions.
9.2 In other cases, the organizer is liable – unless regulated otherwise in section 8.3 of these GTCs – only in cases of breach of contractual obligation, whose fulfilment is a prerequisite for enabling the proper fulfilment of the contract and on whose compliance the participant can generally rely (Kardinalpflicht). In all other cases, the liability of the organizer is excluded, subject to the regulation in section 8.3 of these GTCs.
9.3 Where the organizer is liable in accordance with section 8.1 of these GTCs, this liability is limited to damages he foresaw at the time of concluding the contract as a possible consequence of the contractual violation, or should have foreseen when applying due care and attention. Furthermore, indirect damages and consequential damages, which result from defects to the object of the performance, must be replaced only if such damages are to be typically expected from the intended use of the object.
9.4 The liability of the organizer for damages arising from injury to life, body or health, and according to the Product Liability Act (Produkthaftungsgesetz), remain excluded from sections 8.1 to 8.3 of these GTCs.
9.5 Statutory warranty rights remain unaffected.
10. Data protection
Our data protection declaration can be accessed at www.gcccf-conference.org/privacy.
11. Final provisions
11.1 German law will apply. With consumers this choice of law will only apply insofar as the protection granted by mandatory provisions of the law of the state of the consumer’s customary place of above is not withdrawn hereby (principle of favorability).
11.2 The court of jurisdiction for legal actions is Hamburg. This does not apply if the participant is consumer according to § 13 German Civil Code (BGB).
11.3 If the participant has no general jurisdiction in Germany or in another EU member state, sole jurisdiction for all disputes arising from this contract is Hamburg.