FTC - Delegate Terms and Conditions

The Financial Times Limited trading as Financial Times Conferences ("FTC") will receive bookings (subject to availability) for FTC events ("Events") by either receipt of a completed registration form accompanied by full payment details or via the submission of an online booking at http://www.ftconferences.com/
 
Upon FTC's written (including online) communication to you of its acceptance of your booking for a place at an FTC Event there shall be a legally binding contract between FTC and you to which these terms apply.
 
Fees 
 
The fee for each Event ("Fee") will include (for conference delegates) one place at the conference, refreshments, lunches and documentation. For awards dinner delegates, the Fee shall include one place at the awards dinner and cocktail reception, refreshments, dinner and documentation.
 
The Fee does not include travel to or from the Event or any accommodation costs incurred.
 
If payment is not made at the time of booking, your registration will be provisional and confirmation will only be sent when payment has been received in full. You acknowledge that FTC cannot guarantee places held on a provisional basis and that places may sell out. 
 
Under VAT Excise regulations delegates from all countries are required to pay VAT @ 17.5% on all Events taking place in the United Kingdom. For Events in other countries, delegates are required to pay any VAT, excise duty or other sales tax which is applicable.
 
Cancellations and Postponements
 
All cancellations must be submitted in writing to Marketing Department, Financial Times Conferences, Number One Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL United Kingdom.
 
Cancellation charges shall be applicable as follows:
 
Written notice received by us
% of Fee to be charged
> 30 days prior to the first day of the Event
10%
Between 14 days and 29 days prior to the first day of the Event
The greater of £120 or 50%
< 14 days prior to the first day of the Event
100%
 
You agree that these charges represent a genuine pre-estimate of the costs FTC will incur as a result of cancellation.
 
Refunds may take up to 14 working days.
 
A substitute delegate may be sent in your place if you cannot attend for any reason and these details can be updated on the Event website or by phoning or emailing FTC.
 
If an Event is cancelled by FTC for any reason within the control of FTC, a full refund of the Fee will be paid to you within 8 weeks. FTC's total liability to you in connection with the cancellation of an Event shall be limited to a refund of the Fee.
 
If the Event is postponed for reasons beyond the control of FTC, you will be notified of a revised date for the Event and you shall have the right to a cancel your place and receive a full refund of the Fee (to be paid to you within 8 weeks). If you wish to confirm your attendance at the postponed Event, your booking will be transferred to the new Event date and the terms listed here will apply to the transferred booking.
 
Event
 
Whilst our programs are correct at the time of going to press, in certain circumstances it may be necessary for FTC to alter the content, venue or timing of an Event. All delegates will be notified in advance of such changes.
 
Event participants are responsible for taking appropriate insurance cover in connection with their attendance at the Event. To the maximum extent permitted by law, FTC shall not be liable for any kind of loss or damage to you or your personal property, unless caused by our negligence.
 
Views expressed by speakers are their own and FTC disclaims all liability for advice given or views expressed during an Event. Documentation distributed at an Event is intended for information only and should not be relied upon.
 
FTC does not accept responsibility for the non-arrival of Event information.
 
Please note that for promotional purposes, the Event or part of it may be filmed by audio, visual, audio-visual or electronic means. You agree to permit FTC to use and distribute such footage, which may feature images of you, in all or any media whether now known or hereafter to be invented throughout the world in perpetuity for the purposes of advertising, publicity, reporting and otherwise in relation to the exploitation of such recordings.
 
Other
 
Information about the FT group and our privacy policy is available on www.FT.com. Registered Office: Number One Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL Registered No: 227590 England.
 
These terms contain the entire agreement between you and FTC.
 
To the maximum extent permitted by law, FTC shall not be liable to you for any direct, indirect, economic or consequential loss or any loss of business, use, profit, anticipated profit, contracts, revenues, goodwill or anticipated savings arising in connection with this Agreement, even if you have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage.
 
If any provision of these terms is held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be severed and the remainder of the provisions will continue in full force and effect as if the terms had been executed with the invalid, illegal or unenforceable provision omitted. Any express or implied waiver to perform any obligations under these terms will not prevent the subsequent enforcement of them. A person who is not a party to these terms has no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of these terms.
 
These terms shall be governed by English law and you hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. Nothing in this clause shall limit FTC's right to take proceedings against you in any other court of competent jurisdiction.