Standart Terms and Conditions

Standard Terms and Conditions:


Payment: Full payment is due within 5 days from the invoice date and includes speaker presentations, lunches, refreshments, cocktail receptions and detailed conference materials. If a booking is received 10 working days before the conference a credit card number will be required to confirm your place, likewise if full payment has not been received before the conference date. You shall pay all amounts due under the registration fee in full without any deduction or withholding. If any such withholding or deduction is required by law, you shall, when making the payment to which the withholding or deduction relates, pay to the Worldwide Partnerships such additional amount as will ensure that the Worldwide Partnerships receives the same total amount that it would have received if no such withholding or deduction had been required.

 

Discounts: All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts require payment at time of registration and before the cut-off date in order to receive any discount. All discount offers cannot be combined with any other offer.

 

Cancellation: You may substitute delegates at any time by providing reasonable advance notice. For any cancellations received in writing not less than eight (8) days prior to the conference, you will receive a 90% credit note to be used at another Worldwide Partnerships conference within one year from the date of credit note issue date. An administration fee of 10% of the contract fee will be retained by Worldwide Partnerships for all permitted cancellations. No credit will be issued for any cancellations occurring within seven (7) days (inclusive) of the conference. In the event that Worldwide Partnerships cancels an event for any reason, you will receive a credit for 100% of the contract fee paid. You may use this credit for another Worldwide Partnerships event within one year from the date of cancellation. In the event that Worldwide Partnerships postpones an event for any reason and the delegate is unable or unwilling to attend on the rescheduled date, you will receive a credit for 100% of the contract fee paid. You may use this credit for another Worldwide Partnerships event within one year from the date of postponement. Except as specified above, no credits will be issued for cancellations. There are no refunds given under any circumstances. Worldwide Partnerships is not responsible for any loss or damage as a result of a substitution, alteration or cancellation/postponement of an event. Worldwide Partnerships shall assume no liability whatsoever in the event this conference is cancelled, rescheduled or postponed due to a fortuitous event, Act of God, unforeseen occurrence or any other event that renders performance of this conference impracticable, illegal or impossible. For purposes of this clause, a fortuitous event shall include, but not be limited to: war, fire, labour strike, extreme weather or other emergency.

 

Programme Change: Please note that speakers and topics were confirmed at the time of publishing; however, circumstances beyond the control of the organisers may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics. As such, Worldwide Partnerships reserves the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or topics if necessary. Any substitutions or alterations will be updated on our web page as soon as possible.

 

Personal Data: The sharing of personal data of our customers with third parties takes place within the framework of the permission of the customers and as a rule, their personal data is not transferred to third parties without the consent of our customers. If you complete this form, you consent to the sharing of your data with third parties in order to provide the services we undertake and to perform the quality control of the services provided.

Necessary measures are taken to prevent violations of rights during data transfer to third parties. However, we are not liable for violations of the third party’s data protection policies and for the risk area under the responsibility of the third party.

 

For virtual Events only: Sponsor undertake to be responsible for any technical requirements needed to enable you to access the Event website, app or other platform (the “Event Platform”) made available by Worldwide Partnerships to facilitate participation in the Event. We do not guarantee that the Event Platform will operate continuously, securely or without errors or interruption, and we do not accept any liability for its temporary unavailability. We do not guarantee that the Event Platform and/or any content thereon (including, without limitation, any content available for download) will be free from viruses, infections, Trojan horses, worms and/or any other code that has contaminating or destructive properties. You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Event Platform (for example, by attempting to circumvent security or tamper with, hack into or otherwise disrupt any computer system, server, website, router or any other internet connected device). You agree to comply with any website terms of use and/or fair or acceptable use policies indicated on any website on which the Event Platform is hosted. We do not endorse or accept any responsibility for the content, or the use of, any goods or services that may be identified or described on the Event Platform and we shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of, or reliance on, any content, goods or services available on or through the Event Platform or any website or other resource referenced therein, Worldwide Partnerships may issue you with a username and password. Usernames and passwords are confidential and remain the property of Worldwide Partnerships at all times and may not be sold, assigned or transferred to any third party without our permission. Your username and password are personal to you. You hereby agree that you will not permit others to use your username or password and you will be and remain liable for the acts of any person using your username and password, any posts, messages or other materials, information or data you supply or upload to the Event Platform (collectively, “Materials”) will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such Materials for any purpose. You hereby waive any moral rights in any Materials to the extent permitted by applicable law. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to edit or remove postings to any message boards on the Event Platform and delete or use electronic methods to block or filter any Materials at our discretion, but we do not have any obligation to do so. You shall not make libellous postings or any postings that are illegal or infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party. Worldwide Partnerships  will not be responsible for monitoring Materials for compliance with law, you may use the Event Platform solely for access to the Event. Without limitation, you must not download, store, reproduce, transmit, display, copy, distribute, exploit or use the Event Platform and/or any content thereon for your own commercial gain, use the Event Platform and/or any content thereon in any manner other than in compliance with law and these terms and conditions, infringe our intellectual property rights or those of any third party in relation to your use of the Event Platform and/or any content thereon, transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation, and/or knowingly transmit, send or upload any data that contains viruses, infections, Trojan horses, worms and/or any other code that has contaminating or destructive properties, and we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on the Event Platform and, without limitation, we expressly exclude all liability for any loss, injury or damage whatsoever arising from the use of any interactive service by any user, whether the service is moderated or not.

Privacy policy

This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website and Worldwide Partnerships, the owner and provider of this Website. Worldwide Partnerships takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website.

 

Please read this privacy policy carefully.

 

Definitions and interpretation

1. In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:

 

Data

collectively all information that you submit to Worldwide Partnerships via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Laws;

Cookies

a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in the clause below ( Cookies);

Data Protection Laws

any applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data, including but not limited to the Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, for as long as the GDPR is effective in the UK;

GDPR

the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679;

User or you

any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by Worldwide Partnerships and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Worldwide Partnerships and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and

UK and EU Cookie Law

the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;

 

2. In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:

a. the singular includes the plural and vice versa;

b. references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy policy;

c. a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;

d. “including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”;

e. reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;

f. the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.

 

Scope of this privacy policy

 

3. This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Worldwide Partnerships and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

 

4. For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, Worldwide Partnerships is the “data controller”. This means that Worldwide Partnerships determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your Data is processed.

 

Data collected

 

5. We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:

a. name;

b. gender;

c. job title;

d. profession;

e. contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;

f. demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;

g. IP address (automatically collected);

h. web browser type and version (automatically collected);

i. operating system (automatically collected);

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

 

How we collect Data

 

6. We collect Data in the following ways:

a. data is given to us by you; and

b. data is collected automatically.

 

Data that is given to us by you

 

7. Worldwide Partnerships will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example:

a. when you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any other means;

b. when you register with us and set up an account to receive our products/services;

c. when you make payments to us, through this Website or otherwise;

d. when you elect to receive marketing communications from us;

e. when you use our services;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

 

Data that is collected automatically

 

8. To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically, for example:

a. we automatically collect some information about your visit to the Website. This information helps us to make improvements to Website content and navigation, and includes your IP address, the date, times and frequency with which you access the Website and the way you use and interact with its content.

b.we will collect your Data automatically via cookies, in line with the cookie settings on your browser. For more information about cookies, and how we use them on the Website, see the section below, headed “Cookies”.

 

Our use of Data

 

9. Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:

a. internal record keeping;

b. improvement of our products / services;

c. transmission by email of marketing materials that may be of interest to you;

d. contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, fax or mail. Such information may be used to customise or update the Website;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

 

10. We may use your Data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our legitimate interests. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain circumstances (see the section headed “Your rights” below).

 

11. For the delivery of direct marketing to you via e-mail. If you are not satisfied about our approach to marketing, you have the right to withdraw consent at any time. To find out how to withdraw your consent, see the section headed “Your rights” below.

 

12. When you register with us and set up an account to receive our services, the legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.

 

Who we share Data with

 

13. We may share your Data with the following groups of people for the following reasons:a

a. any of our group companies or affiliates – to ensure the proper administration of your website and business;

b.our employees, agents and/or professional advisors – to obtain advice from professional advisers;

c.third party service providers who provide services to us which require the processing of personal data;

 

14. third party payment providers who process payments made over the Website – to enable third party payment providers to process user payments and refunds;

 

15. relevant authorities – to facilitate the detection of crime or the collection of taxes or duties;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

 

16. Many of our events and products are co-branded or sponsored by third party exhibitors or sponsors. We may share your details with these third-party partners. Where this happens, a clear notice will be provided that gives the opportunity to opt out or opt into such sharing as required by applicable data protection laws. The third-party partner’s use of your details will be in accordance with the notice provided and its privacy policy and is not covered by this Privacy Policy.

 

Data retention

 

17. Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your Data on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this privacy policy or until you request that the Data be deleted.

18. Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.

 

Your rights

 

19. You have the following rights in relation to your Data:

a. Right to access – the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is “manifestly unfounded or excessive.” Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.

b. Right to correct – the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

c. Right to erase – the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our systems.

d. Right to restrict our use of your Data – the right to “block” us from using your Data or limit the way in which we can use it.

e. Right to data portability – the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your Data.

f. Right to object – the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.

 

20. To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the processing of your Data (where con0ent is our legal basis for processing your Data), please contact us via this e-mail address: website@wwpartnerships.com.

 

21.If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your Data is handled by us, you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority. For the UK, this is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO’s contact details can be found on their website at https://ico.org.uk/.

 

22. It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Data changes during the period for which we hold it.

 

Transfers outside the European Economic Area

 

23. Data which we collect from you may be stored and processed in and transferred to countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). For example, this could occur if our servers are located in a country outside the EEA or one of our service providers is situated in a country outside the EEA.  We also share information with our group companies, some of which are located outside the EEA.

 

24. We will only transfer Data outside the EEA where it is compliant with data protection legislation and the means of transfer provides adequate safeguards in relation to your data, eg by way of data transfer agreement, incorporating the current standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission, or by signing up to the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework, in the event that the organisation in receipt of the Data is based in the United States of America.

 

25. To ensure that your Data receives an adequate level of protection, we have put in place appropriate safeguards and procedures with the third parties we share your Data with. This ensures your Data is treated by those third parties in a way that is consistent with the Data Protection Laws.

 

Links to other websites

 

26. This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

 

Changes of business ownership and control

 

27. Worldwide Partnerships may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Worldwide Partnerships. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.

 

28. We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.

 

29. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.

 

Cookies

 

30. This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer.     Worldwide Partnerships uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website and to improve our range of services.  Worldwide Partnerships has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

 

31. All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.

 

32. Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling Worldwide Partnerships to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.

 

33. This Website may place the following Cookies:

 

Type of Cookie

Purpose

Strictly necessary cookies

These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

 

34. You can find a list of Cookies that we use in the Cookies Schedule.

 

35. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.

 

36. You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.

 

37. It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

 

38. For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer to aboutcookies.org. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer.

 

General

 

39. You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

 

40. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

 

41. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

 

42. This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.

 

Changes to this privacy policy

 

43. Worldwide Partnerships reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.   You may contact Worldwide Partnerships by email at website@wwpartnerships.com.

 

Cookies

 

Below is a list of the cookies that we use. We have tried to ensure this is complete and up to date, but if you think that we have missed a cookie or there is any discrepancy, please let us know.

Strictly necessary

 

We use the following strictly necessary cookies:

 

Description of Cookie

Purpose

Session

We use this session cookie to remember you and maintain your session whilst you are using our website