General Conditions

The Austrian Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy   (hereafter named ÖFV-KJPP) has commissioned CPO HANSER SERVICE with the organisation and execution of the congress. The registration for the congress and the confirmation thereof forms a contract between the congress attendee and the (ÖFV-KJPP) regarding attendance at the congress. This contract is based on the following General Terms and Conditions.

 

Registration fees for the congress

When registering for the ESCAP 2019 please arrange payment of the registration fee. All fees are to be paid in advance at the time of registration and in EURO. You may choose between two methods of payment: credit card or bank transfer Registration for the congress and booking of services are binding for the participant. 

Particularly when paying from outside Germany, we strongly recommend using a credit card, because charges for bank transfers may be deducted twice — once in the country of origin and a second time in Germany.

In case of bank transfer by your organization please make sure that your name is forwarded together with the money. If your organization uses a block transfer for several participants it is necessary to include all relevant names. We accept the following credit cards: AMEX, Mastercard, VISA.

 

Cancellation of congress participation

Notice of cancellation should be sent in writing only to the Congress Office CPO HANSER SERVICE. In case of cancellation according to the published early registration deadline the payment will be refunded, minus a handling charge of EUR 50. No refund will be made after this deadline.

 

Changes to the programme

The ÖFV-KJPP reserves the right to make necessary changes to the programme at short notice. Participation fees will not be refunded, also not in part, because of cancelled presentations or changes to the programme.

 

Abstract submission

The acceptance of submitted abstracts simultaneously results in binding registration of the author to attend the congress.
The registration fee must be paid immediately after receiving the abstract acceptance. Onsite registration for presenting authors is not possible. If the author withdraws a contribution accepted by the scientific committee and published in the online abstract book, registration for the conference will be maintained and there will be no refund of the registration fees. If an abstract has not been accepted, the registration fee will be refunded upon request.

 

Loss of name badge

EUR 50 must be paid to acquire a new name badge in the event that the name badge, which at the same time entitles the holder to attend the congress, is lost. If the attendee is later able to produce the newly acquired and the previously lost name badge, EUR 50 will be refunded.

 

Liability

CPO HANSER SERVICE is liable in keeping with diligence required of a prudent businessman, according to the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany. Regardless of course in law the liability of CPO HANSER SERVICE shall be limited to damages which are caused with aforethought or by gross negligence. However, this shall not affect the liability of the Congress organiser and of the persons or organisations responsible for providing means of transport or other services. The participants take part in all excursions at their own risk. Verbal agreement can only be considered as binding when confirmed by CPO HANSER SERVICE in writing.

 

Place of performance, venue of jurisdiction 

Vienna, Austria shall be the exclusive place of performance and Hamburg, Germany venue of jurisdiction for all parties. The laws of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply.

 

Force majeure

For reasons beyond its control (such as war, strikes, lockouts, riots or any such civil disturbances, any acts of God, including but not limited to earthquakes, floods, droughts and typhoons and any other cause of circumstance of whatsoever nature beyond control) that have an impact on the arrangements, timetables or planning of the congress ESCAP 2019 and its corresponding activities in Vienna, Austria, ESCAP has the right to immediately alter or cancel the activities or events or any of the arrangements, timetables, plans or other items relating directly or indirectly thereto.

 No party involved shall be entitled to any compensation for damages that result from such alteration or cancellation.