GBR Events Terms & Conditions
These are the terms (the “Agreement”) that govern your attendance at and/or participation in any GBR Event or Global Business Roundtable Event (collectively referred to herein as “GBR Events”) event (the “Event”).
By registering for the Event you are agreeing to these terms, which form a legal contract between The Global Business Roundtable, known as “GBR”, and the registered attendee and/or participant (“you”). If you are registering on behalf of another it is your responsibility to ensure that the person attending is aware of these terms and accepts them, and by completing the registration you are warranting that you have made the attendee aware of these terms and that they have accepted these terms.
1. Event admission
1.1. Admittance. Your registration entitles you to admittance to the Event. Any and all other costs associated with your attendance (including without limitation any travel and/or accommodation expenses) shall be borne solely by you and GBR Events shall not have liability for such costs.
1.2. Termination. You acknowledge that GBR Events reserves the right to request your removal from the Event if GBR Events, in its sole discretion, considers your presence and/or behavior to create a disruption or to hinder the Event and/or the enjoyment of the Event by other attendees or speakers. The GBR may postpone, cancel, interrupt or stop the event due to adverse weather, dangerous situations, or any other causes beyond its reasonable control.
1.3. Media. By attending the Event you acknowledge and agree to grant GBR Events the right at the Event to record, film, photograph or capture your likeness in any media now available and hereafter developed and to distribute, broadcast, use or otherwise globally to disseminate, in perpetuity, such media without any further approval from you or any payment to you. This grant to GBR Events includes, but is not limited to, the right to edit such media, the right to use the media alone or together with other information, and the right to allow others to use and/or disseminate the media.
1.4. Event Content. You acknowledge and agree that GBR Events, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to change any and all aspects of the Event, including but not limited to, the Event name, themes, content, program, speakers, performers, hosts, moderators, venue and time.
1.5. Insurance. It is your responsibility to have the relevant travel insurance and or any other risk cover/benefit when you travel for any GBR Event. GBR shall not be held liable for any loss, death, injury, illness, damage, sustained by any person while participating in GBR Events, Programmes and other related activities.
1.6. Business networking & match making. The participant shall conduct his/her own Due Diligence before participating in any business dealings with other participants at the GBR Event/Programme/Conference and any other related activity of GBR. It is the sole responsibility of the participant to ensure that they get involved in all business dealings with credible business partners and associates.
1.7. Under-age delegates. Purchasers of tickets who are under 18 years of age should seek parental consent before purchasing tickets/merchandises from our website or on-line store. By transacting on our website, purchaser certifies that purchaser is at least 18 years of age and understands and accepts these conditions of use.
2.1. Payment. The payment of the applicable fee(s) for the Event is due upon registration. If such payment is insufficient or declined for any reason, GBR Events may refuse to admit you to the Event and shall have no liability in that regard.
2.2. Taxes. The fee(s) may be subject sales tax, value added tax, or any other taxes and duties which, if applicable, will be charged to you in addition to the fee(s).
3. Substitution and cancellation policy
3.1 After registering for the Event, if you cancel your attendance more than 2 weeks prior to the date of the Event, you will receive an 80% refund of the amount of your payment. If you cancel within 2 weeks of the date of the Event, you will not be eligible for a refund; however, substitutions (subject to availability) may be arranged at the sole discretion of GBR Events.
3.2 The GBR Events reserves the right to change the price for any event. Should this change in the event price be less than what the participant has already paid for the same event, the participant will be credited the amount for another GBR future event.
3.3 The Venue Owner reserves the right without refund or compensation to refuse admission to any persons whose conduct is disorderly or unbecoming or is contrary in any way to the establishment’s code of conduct.
4.2. Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other third-party for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested by yourself.
4.3. The contact details you provide for processing transactions, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional GBR news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
4.4. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails or text messages, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. You may also contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
5. Intellectual property
5.1. All intellectual property rights in and to the Event, the Event content and all materials distributed at or in connection with the Event are owned by GBR Events, its parent company Global Business Roundtable and/or the Event sponsors or speakers presenting at the Event. You may not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce any trademarks (including without limitation “GBR”, "GBR Conferences", "Global Business Roundtable" "GBR Corporate Network") or other trade names appearing at the Event, in any Event content and/or in any materials distributed at or in connection with the Event for any reason without the prior written permission of Global Business Roundtable and its products. This applies to all GBR affiliated companies and entities.
5.2. For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to vest in you any legal or beneficial right in or to any trademarks or other intellectual property rights owned or used under license by Global Business Roundtable and its products or any of its affiliates or grant to you any right or license to any other intellectual property rights of GBR IT & Communications Department and its products or its affiliates, all of which shall at all times remain the exclusive property of Global Business Roundtable and its products and its affiliates.
6. Governing law and jurisdiction
6.1. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa and the parties shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the South African courts.
7. Warranties and limitation of liability
7.1. GBR Events gives no warranties in respect of any aspect of the Event or any materials related thereto or offered at the Event and, to the fullest extent possible under the laws governing this Agreement, disclaims all implied warranties, including but not limited to warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, timeliness and merchantability. Neither GBR Events nor its affiliates can accept any responsibility or liability for reliance by you or any person on any aspect of the Event and/or any information provided at the Event.
7.2. Other than to the extent required as a matter of law: (i) neither GBR Events nor its affiliates shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential costs, damages or losses arising directly or indirectly from the Event or other aspect related thereto or in connection with this Agreement.
7.3. The maximum aggregate liability of GBR Events for any claim in any way connected with therewith or this Agreement whether in contract, tort or otherwise (including any negligent act or omission) shall be limited to the amount paid by you to GBR Events under this Agreement to attend the Event.
8. Contact details:
Any questions or notifications should be directed to the GBR event’s team: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.