General Business Terms

The present General Business Terms apply to all conded with IRDC GmbH regarding the organization of seminars. Upon registration, the partici to the organizer’s General Business Terms.

§ 1 Registration

The number of participants is limited for every seminar in order to ensure adequate teaching of the curriculum. Potential participants may register for an event by mail, at the IRDC GmbH-website or via email. Registrations be processed and confirmed on a first-come-first-served basis. Registration is mandatory for the participant.

§ 2 Payment Terms

The participation fees include value added tax and will be due to the full amount 2 weeks after invoicing. In the case of registrations within 2 weeks before start of the event, the participation fees will be due immediately, but at the latest on the first day of the event. The participation fees are to be credited to the account specified on the invoice.
Where payment of the participation fees is not effected punctually by the deadline, the organizer will have the right to exclude the participant from the event, without releasing the participant from his payment duty.

§ 3 Switch to Different Seminar or Date

The participant may switch to a different seminar date or different seminar once. The change must be declared in writing to the organizer in accordance with § 126 BGB. An email will be sufficient for compliance with the writing requirements.

§ 4 Organizer’s Right to Cancellation

  1. A minimum of participants is necessary for the seminar to take place. If the number of participants is to low, the organizer will have the right to cancel or postpone the seminar at the latest 2 weeks before start of the seminar.
  2. In the case of short-term cancellations by instructors, the organizer reserves the right to have the seminar taught by a substitute. Where a substitute cannot be found in such a short period of time, the organizer reserves the right to cancel or postpone the seminar.
  3. Participation fees already paid will be reimbursed if the seminar does not take place or the participant is not interested in the substitute date. Any claims going beyond this are excluded. This must be observed by the participant when booking air or rail travel tickets and hotel reservations.

§ 5 Cancellation by the Participant

  1. Cancellation by the participant must be declared in writing to the organizer in accordance with § 126 BGB. An email will be sufficient for compliance with the writing requirement.
  2. Free cancellation of the registration by the participant is only possible up to four weeks before the event. If no substitute participant is provided or an expiry date is selected cancellation will be excluded. In this case total course fee will be charged.
  3. Other rights of rescission or revocation are excluded, irregardless of the legal ground.
  4. Where the participant discontinues participation in the event or in the case of a no-show by the participant, the total fees amount will be due. There is no claim to a refund for seminar days that were not attended.

§ 6 Seminar Material

The organizer’s seminar material will be distributed in the seminar. In the case of non-participation there is no entitlement to advance or follow-up sending of the seminar material. The seminar material is protected by copyright and may not be reproduced or used commercially without the prior written consent of the organizer, not even excerpts from the material..

§ 7 Data Protection

The data necessary for registration and the proper organization of the seminar will be recorded and processed electronically and used indefinitely, unless otherwise agreed (BDSG und DSGVO 2018). The data will be used for promotional activities. The data will be passed on in compliance with the applicable data protection terms. The participant has the opportunity to contradict the possibility of collecting his data at any time.

§ 8 Seminar Certificates

After completion of the seminar the participant will receive a certificate confirming successful participation. The participant is not authorized to make changes on the certificate or to use it in a misleading way.

§ 9 Choice of Law, Place of Performance, Jurisdiction

The laws of the Federal Republic of Germany will apply exclusively. The place of performance and jurisdiction is Leipzig.

§ 10 Final Provisions

Should individual terms of the above provisions be or become invalid this will not affect the validity of the remaining terms. The invalid terms are to be replaced by terms which come as close as possible to the economic purpose of the contract and the adequate preservation of the interests of both contracting parties.

Revision status: 04/2018