Ticketing - General Terms and Conditions

General Terms and Conditions

for the ORTHOPÄDIE SCHUH TECHNIK - International Trade Fair and Congress – area events

  1. Contracting partner: The contracting partner for the ORTHOPÄDIE SCHUH TECHNIK is  C. Maurer Fachmedien GmbH & Co.KG, unless stated otherwise in the event description.
  2. Registration: The registration can be done via the Internet, by mail or fax. Further information can be found in the event description. The order is legally binding through the sent registration confirmation /invoice of the event organizer. The registration confirmation/invoice is sent by e-mail/mail to the participant. In case of orders that have been sent faultily or that are double, the event organizer has to be informed in writing immediately and without being asked. There is no general entitlement to participation. The event organizer reserves the right to admit the participation on an individual basis.
  3. Number of participants: If the maximum number of participants of the event or of parts hereof such as a seminar is limited, it will be indicated in the event description. In this case the places are allocated according to the entry of the registrations. If the minimum number of participants, determined by the event organizer, is not reached, the event organizer reserves the right to cancel the event. The participants that are already registered until then will be informed immediately and the already paid fees will be refunded.
  4. Due date/payment: Together with the registration confirmation also the invoice is sent that has to be paid immediately and without any discount. Only payments received before the start of the event entitle to participate in the event. The invoice amount has to be settled within 14 workdays upon receipt of the invoice.
  5. Bank account details: Payments are carried out by direct debit from the account of the participant or by bank transfer, unless stated otherwise in the event description, to the account of C. Maurer Fachmedien GmbH & Co.KG, Volksbank Göppingen, IBAN: DE64610605000600536017, BIC GENODES1VGP.
  6. Services: Unless otherwise agreed upon, the services listed in the event description are contained in the event price. The prices are legal VAT inclusive.
  7. Venue: The events take place at the conference sites published in the event description. In case of any short-term changes of a venue, the event organizer will promptly inform the participants.
  8. Copyright: The documents of the event are protected by copy-right and non-material property of the event organizer or the cooperating partner of the event organizer. The event documents are exclusively intended for individual-company use. Any copying, reprinting or translating and passing on to third parties also of parts of documents without explicit consent by C. Maurer Fachmedien GmbH & Co.KG is not permitted and constitutes a copyright infringement.
  9. Cancellation: In case of a cancellation of a booking by a participant at the latest 30 days before the beginning of the event, the event organizer completely refunds the course fees.  In case of later cancellations or if the event is not attended, 100% of the seminar fees have to be paid. Rebooking to a substitute participant is possible at any time free of charge.  Rebookings and cancellations have to be done in writing in any case and are only legally valid through the event organizer’s reconfirmation.
  10. Cancelling of the event or of parts of it: The event organizer can withdraw from the contract before the beginning of the event, if the minimum number of participants, determined by the event organizer, has not been reached or if the event cannot be carried out due to other important reasons (force majeure, sudden illness of the speaker, etc.). The fees for the event that have already been paid will be refunded with the exception of force majeure. Possible further arising costs such as for the hotel or journey will not be refunded.
  11. Liability limitations: The offered events are diligently prepared and carried out by qualified chairpersons and speakers. C. Maurer Fachmedien GmbH & Co.KG does not assume any liability for the timeliness, correctness and completeness of the presented contents. The event organizer is not liable for the loss or damaging of brought along objects at events, unless the loss or the damaging of these objects is ascribed to deliberate or grossly negligent behavior of our staff or other auxiliary persons. The event organizer therefore would like to ask you not to leave any valuables or important materials in the seminar room during the breaks. The event organizer does not assume any liability for other immediate damages and costs including loss of earnings, loss of profit or claims of third parties, data loss, travel expenses, secondary damages and property losses of any kind that may derive from the cancellation of the event.
  12. Data protection: The event organizer treats the data received from the participants, especially personal data, as confidential and uses them only in accordance with regulations in terms of data protection law. The passing on of personal data does not occur to third parties, unless they were charged with the execution of the event or unless they are cooperation partners of the event. The data are stored. The event organizer reserves the right to inform participants and customers about their own offers. Objection is possible at any time in writing. The European Commission provides a platform for the extrajudicial settlement (the so-called Online Dispute Resolution) at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/.  We are neither ready nor obliged to participate in a dispute settlement process before a consumer arbitration service.
  13. Changes of general terms and conditions: The present general terms and conditions can be changed at any time and without prior notification by C. Maurer Fachmedien GmbH & Co.KG.
  14. Final regulations: For this contract and its implementation exclusively the legislation of the Federal Republic of Germany applies. Place of performance and exclusive place of jurisdiction is Geislingen/Steige. The conditions of participation remain binding in the remaining parts also if individual regulations are legally void. Void provisions are replaced by provisions that come closest to the economic purpose of the void ones. Agreements differing from this contract are only valid if they are in writing.


Maurer Fachmedien GmbH & Co.KG,  Schubartstraße 21,  73312 Geislingen an der Steige, Germany; Commercial register: Ulm HRA 724411 Managing Director: Carl Otto Maurer

State: 02/2017

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