c) As these Terms cover a number of different products, services and websites of IBBS, some sections may not be relevant to you.
2. Agreement to the Terms
By using IBBS websites, you indicate that you agree to these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, please cease using the websites immediately. You will be able to register for certain IBBS products, services or websites only if you agree to these Terms.
3. Submission of information
a) You agree that the information you provide when you register to purchase or use any products or services of IBBS ("User Information") is true and accurate at the time of provision, and that you have the authority from your organization, and from any individuals whose personal data you disclose, to provide such User Information.
b) To access some IBBS services and products you may be required to select a password during the registration process (or you may be issued with a password, which you will then be asked to change). You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under it on relevant websites. You agree not to share your username and password with others (other than an administrative assistant) or allow others to access an IBBS product or service using them, without the consent of IBBS.
c) You agree to notify IBBS immediately of any unauthorized use of your username or password or any other breach of security of which you become aware.
4. Your payment and cancellation
a) If the service or product provided by IBBS requires payment, you agree to make such payment if and when you register to such event by using the payment method displayed in the relevant web site. IBBS will issue invoice and/or payment receipt confirmation as you may require when you proceed with such payment. Your personal details will be used to issue such invoice and/or payment receipt confirmation. All communication between User and IBBS is made on line and invoice and/or payment receipt confirmation are addressed to the email address that you indicate to IBBS when completing your personal data in IBBS Data Base. You agree to receive electronic documentation that are not secured by digital signature certificates or other security devices.
b) Depending on the product or event, you may be asked to provide credit card details to pay or use Paypal or other payment system that are internationally recognized.
c) Credit card payments will be made through card processing firms. Debits to your credit card will be in euro. The card processing firms IBBS works with handle credit card details using industry accepted standards of security. In the event of any problems concerning credit card payments, please contact IBBS using any of the methods listed below.
d) If you cancel your participation in an event organized by IBBS, requests for refunds must be made in accordance with the cancellation policy which is displayed on the 'registration' section of each event website and elsewhere. IBBS reserves the right to charge a reasonable processing fee and cannot be responsible for exchange rate losses and bank charges associated with your refund and so you may not receive the full total of your original payment.
5. Copyright, database rights and trademarks
All right, title, and interest (including all copyrights, database rights and other intellectual property rights) in IBBS's products and services belong to IBBS. You acquire no proprietary interest in a product or service of IBBS by using it, registering therein, submitting User Information to it, or attending an event run by IBBS.
6. Your obligations
a) You agree that you will only use IBBS products, services and websites in good faith and in a manner that is consistent with these Terms and in such a way as to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation, your local law).
b) You agree to respect other users of IBBS products, services and websites. Where an IBBS product, service or website offers messaging facilities, you will refrain from "spamming" multiple accounts with untargeted announcements or requests or sending any messages which are defamatory, offensive, harassing, misleading or unlawful. IBBS reserves the right to remove any messages or content which it believes, it its sole discretion, breaches these Terms.
c) To the extent to which your use or the use by any person who may be authorized by you or for whom you are responsible (for example, as employer) causes loss or damage to IBBS or any third party, you agree to indemnify IBBS immediately on demand in relation to any such losses or damages attributable to them, including where necessary any legal, administrative or technical charges that may arise from such use.
d) You may link to the home page of an IBBS website, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage IBBS's reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on IBBS's part where none exists.
7. IBBS's obligations to you and limitations on liability
a) IBBS will make reasonable efforts to ensure that its products, services and websites meet your requirements and that its websites are available on an uninterrupted, timely, secure and error-free basis and that any known defects will be corrected in a timely manner. IBBS will also take reasonable precautions to ensure that IBBS websites and any downloads IBBS makes available will be free of viruses or bugs and will not cause interruptions to your computer systems.
b) IBBS cannot however warrant that any IBBS website will be absolutely uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that IBBS websites or the servers used to make them available are free of viruses or bugs or that any information obtained by you through the use of IBBS products or services or websites is accurate. Therefore, IBBS does not accept responsibility for any defects that may exist or for any costs, loss of profits, loss of data or consequential losses arising from your use of or inability to access IBBS products or services or websites.
c) IBBS cannot review, assess or endorse all of the material submitted and/or posted to its websites and so does not warrant or accept responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any text, information, data, representations, statements or other material whatsoever. The content of websites operated by IBBS is for information only. IBBS provides a platform through which business or investment opportunities may be identified. However, users of IBBS products or services who enter into commercial relationships of any nature with parties identified through IBBS products or services should conduct their own due diligence and IBBS accepts no responsibility for the success or failure of such commercial relationships. In addition, IBBS is not liable for any messages or other content sent or posted by users of IBBS products, services or websites, via messaging or discussion facilities offered by those products, services or websites.
d) IBBS excludes, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws, and save in respect of fraud or in respect of death or personal injury arising from IBBS's negligence, all liability for any claims, losses, demands and damages arising directly or indirectly out of or in any way connected with IBBS products or services or websites. This exclusion shall apply in respect of, without limitation, any interruption of service, loss of profits, revenues, contracts, business opportunity or anticipated savings, loss of data, loss of goodwill or reputation, or consequential, incidental, special, or punitive damages, even if IBBS has been advised of the possibility of such damages, whether arising in contract, tort, under statute or otherwise.
e) The express provisions of these Terms are in place of all warranties, conditions, terms, undertakings and obligations implied by law or otherwise, all of which are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
8. IBBS's Rights
IBBS reserves the right to:
a) Reject any application from you to register for an IBBS product, service or website or register at an IBBS event at its sole discretion.
b) Deny or suspend your access to an IBBS product, service or website or any part thereof if your use of that product, service or website is deemed by IBBS to be against the interests of IBBS or other users or in breach of these Terms.
c) Modify or withdraw, temporarily or permanently, a website (or any part thereof) with or without notice to you, and you confirm that IBBS shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification to or withdrawal of the website.
d) Limit the number of meeting requests you may submit in connection with an event.
e) Change these Terms from time to time by amending this page, and your continued use of an IBBS product, service or website (or any part thereof) following such change shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It is your responsibility to check regularly to determine whether the Terms have been changed. If you do not agree to any change to the Terms then you must immediately stop using the IBBS product, service or website.
f) Refuse to place any content or material provided by you onto a website in its sole discretion and to remove any content or material from the website once uploaded in its sole discretion.
9. IBBS's cancellation and performance
a) IBBS reserves the right to cancel any of its events or discontinue any of its products and services at any time for commercial or other reasons within its control, in which case you will receive a full refund of any monies or any parts of monies paid to IBBS in respect of registration fees, exhibition fees, sponsorship or subscription but no other compensation shall be due.
b) If, however, IBBS is obliged to cancel an event before its start or during its implementation due to reasons of force majeure (including, but not limited to, war, terrorist attacks, civil, international or other crises, strikes, government or other official regulations, or acts of nature such as fire, earthquake, volcanic activity, hurricane, flood, disease, natural disasters, or any other unforeseen occurrence whatsoever beyond its control) then IBBS shall only be obliged to reimburse you subject to pro-rata deduction of any costs IBBS has incurred in preparing the event.
c) IBBS shall not be liable to make any total or partial repayment in respect of the perceived or actual failure of an event to achieve advertised goals or to make available advertised services except where such failure is caused by way of its gross negligence. In the event of gross negligence by IBBS, any claim for refund or payment of damages shall be limited to the amount you paid as registration fees, exhibition fees or sponsorship.
10. Photographs and video
a) IBBS or IBBS's agents take photographs and videos ("Images") of typical scenes of IBBS events and event-related functions, some of which may feature identifiable attendees going about their business. These Images are frequently made available for view on IBBS websites, or may be used in marketing material.
b) By agreeing to these Terms, you hereby grant and give IBBS the right to use an Image in which you may be identifiable, both singly and in conjunction with other persons or objects, for any and all purposes including, but not limited to, private or public presentations, advertising, publicity, and promotions. IBBS will never use without your express permission Images of you that clearly suggest a specific business interaction, or are frivolous in nature.
a) If any part of the Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed to be severable from the Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any of the remaining provisions of the Terms.
b) No waiver by IBBS shall be construed as a waiver of any preceding or succeeding breach of any provision.
c) IBBS may assign its rights and obligations under these Terms upon notice to you (but without your prior express consent), provided the assignee agrees to assume and comply with all the obligations set out in these Terms.
d) If you have a complaint about an IBBS product, service or website, please contact IBBS using any of the methods listed below and we will try and resolve it as soon as possible. These Terms and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Switzerland. The courts of Switzerland will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over any such dispute or claim.
12. Contact and corporate information
Company registration number: Nanterre RCS Number ------------------------
13. Update history
These Terms were last updated on May 30, 2016