In these terms and conditions, a “Force Majeure Event” means any of the following (whether or not foreseeable or anticipated): acts of God, terrorism, war, civil unrest, strike or labour dispute, lack of transportation, breakdown, labour or material shortage, blockade or embargo, supplier failure, epidemic or pandemic, government restriction or recommendation, legal requirement, extreme weather, earthquake, drought, fire, flood, explosion, natural disaster, and/or any other event, cause or circumstance that is beyond our reasonable control.
Conference has to be postponed.
In the event the conference cannot be held and is postponed due to events beyond the control of ASHM (incl. force majeure) or due to events which are not attributable to wrongful intent or gross negligence of ASHM, ASHM cannot be held liable by delegates for any damages, costs, or losses incurred, financial losses, etc.
Under these circumstances, ASHM reserves the right to use the registration fees collected to cover costs already incurred for the organization of the conference and which could not be recovered from third parties or to retain the entire registration fee and to use it for a future conference.
If an event is postponed, you may, by notifying us no later than 30 days after the originally scheduled date of the postponed event, obtain a refund for the registration cost.
Notification: We will use reasonable endeavours to notify ticket holders of a cancellation, variation, rescheduling or postponement of an event by sending an email to the address provided to us by the ticket holder and putting a notice on our website; however the responsibility to ascertain whether an event has been cancelled, varied, rescheduled or postponed is yours.
Sole remedy: Any refund will be your sole remedy for a postponement or cancellation of an event, and, to the extent permitted by law, ASHM will have no further liability to you in respect of any cancellation, variation, rescheduling or postponement of an event for any reason.