General Terms and Conditions (GTC) for Seminars of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Wärmebehandlung und Werkstofftechnik e. V., AWT

The following General Terms and Conditions govern the contractual relationship between the participant (service recipient) of seminars of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Wärmebe- handlung und Werkstofftechnik e. V., AWT (organizer). The service offer refers to seminars of the special-purpose enterprise, which directly serve the statutory objectives of the AWT.

1. scope of services
The participation fee refers to the services offered for the seminar for the registered person. This includes the participation in the seminar, the catering mentioned in the registration documents as well as the seminar documentation. A separate rate is offered for group registrations.

2. invoicing and terms of payment
After registration, each participant will receive a confirmation and invoice for the participation fee (7 % VAT) and the catering fee (19 % VAT), which may be shown separately. Unless otherwise stated, payment of the participation fee is due immediately upon receipt of the invoice without deductions. Volume discounts will not be granted for registrations of several participants from one company.

3 Cancellation
Cancellation is possible under the following conditions:

For cancellations up to 4 weeks before the start of the seminar, no cancellation fees will be charged.

Cancellations made 3 weeks or more before the start of the seminar are subject to a cancellation fee of 20% of the participation fee.

For cancellations 2 weeks or more prior to the start of the seminar, the full participation fee is due.

In case of non-appearance of the participant to a registered seminar, the full participation fee has to be paid. If the participant is unable to attend, a substitute participant can be named.

4. change reservations
The organizer is entitled to make necessary content-related, methodological and organizational changes or deviations (e.g. due to changes in the law) before or during the seminar, as long as these do not significantly change the benefit of the announced event for the participant. The organizer is entitled to replace the scheduled speakers with other equally qualified persons if necessary. The documents provided as part of the seminar are prepared to the best of the organizer's knowledge and belief. Liability and warranty for the correctness, topicality, completeness and quality of the contents are excluded.

5 Execution of the seminar
The organizer reserves the right to postpone or cancel seminars if the minimum number of participants is not reached or for other reasons for which he is not responsible. The participant will be notified at short notice. In the event of cancellation of the seminar by the organizer, any participation fees already paid will be refunded in full. Further claims for compensation or reimbursement of expenses are excluded.

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6. Copyrights
The copyrights to the seminar documents provided are held by the organizer. The service recipient is not permitted to publish, electronically process or make available to third parties the seminar documents or parts of the seminar documents in whole or in part without the written consent of the organizer.

7. consent to the passing on of lists of participants

The participant consents to the passing on of the list of participants with the data provided by him/her (name, company) in the seminar documents for other participants of the event for networking purposes. The participant may object to the use of the data for this purpose at any time by informally notifying AWT.

8. right of revocation

The service recipient has the right to revoke his participation within 2 weeks after the binding registration according to § 361 a BGB. The right of revocation according to § 361 a BGB does not apply to commercial customers. The revocation can be made in writing, by fax or e-mail. A statement of reasons for the revocation is not required. In order to meet the deadline, it is sufficient to send the revocation in good time, stating your personal details and the exact name of the event, to:

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Wärmebehandlung und Werkstofftechnik e. V., Paul-Feller-Str. 1, 28199 Bremen

After receipt of the revocation, any seminar fees already paid for the event will be refunded to you.

9. liability
No liability is assumed for damages suffered by the service recipient in the event rooms. The house rules of the event location must be observed. The participant has to take care of a sufficient insurance coverage against accidents at work. The seminars are carefully prepared and carried out by the organizer. The organizer assumes no liability for the correctness, up-to-dateness and completeness of the seminar documents and contents or for damages resulting from the application or passing on.
In the case of online seminars, AWT assumes no liability for general disruptions on the Internet, poor quality during online transmission, or errors caused by the participant's IT infrastructure.

10. data collection and data protection
The organizer may store and use the personal data of the participant in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations.

11. place of jurisdiction
Place of jurisdiction is Bremen.

Bremen, 01.07.2020