Terms and Conditions

Your attention is specifically drawn to the exclusions and limitations of our liability contained in section 7.

The Superyacht Design Symposium is aimed at owners, captains, project managers, builders, naval architects and designers.

1. Interpretation

These terms and conditions are agreed between you, the delegate (”you”) and Boat International Media Limited, a company incorporated and registered in England and Wales with company number 02650007 having its registered office at Hartfield House, First Floor, 41 – 47 Hartfield Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 3RQ (”we” / “us” / “our”) in relation to your registration and application for a place at the Superyacht Design Symposium (the “Event”) taking place in Austria on 5th, 6th and 7th February, 2017.

Headings in these terms are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation. 

2. Bookings

We reserve the right at our absolute discretion to decline any bookings that we receive, at any time without giving any reason.

Acceptance of any booking is subject to availability.

We will send you a separate written notification specifically confirming whether your booking has been accepted or declined. If your booking is declined, the fee you have paid will be refunded to you.

Your registration and payment is an offer to buy a place at the Event. A contract will only be made between you and us when we send the written notification accepting your booking. 

3. Payment

The total delegate fee is payable upon registration and you agree to the credit card supplied being charged the total amount of the delegate ticket (standard rate of €1,300 plus VAT or early bird rate of €1,050 plus VAT).

Subject to the booking provisions contained in clause 2 above, a confirmation email will be sent to you on receipt of payment confirming receipt of your payment and registration. 

4. Cancellation

Please notify us if you are subsequently unable to attend, in writing to [our registered office]. You will receive written confirmation of your cancellation.

If you cancel your place by 5th December 2016 (2 months before the date of the Event), you will be charged €400 in respect of the administrative costs of the cancellation. You will be refunded the balance of the total price paid.

If you cancel your place after 5th December 2016 (less than 2 months before the date of the Event), you will receive no refund.

Cancellation charges cover the costs of catering, personalised programme packs and identification badges booked in advance as well as the costs of administering your cancellation.

If you are unable to attend, your place is transferable at our absolute discretion. Where you intend to transfer your place, you must notify us in writing of the name, position and company of the person intending to take your place as soon as possible. 

5. Third Party Rights

Only registered delegates have access to the 2 day symposium and associated social events. You will be given an identification badge, which must be shown upon request. A person who is not a party to these terms shall not have any rights under or in connection with it.

By purchasing tickets to attend the Superyacht Design Symposium, your name, job title and company will be listed on a delegate list on the Event website. Should you wish to be excluded from this list, you must notify Boat International Media. 

6. Variations

We reserve the right to change the programme, speakers, dates or venue at any time, without notice. 

7. Exclusions and Limitations on Liability

All warranties, conditions and other terms implied by statute or common law are, to the fullest extent permitted by law, excluded from these terms and conditions.

To the fullest extent permitted by law (whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, restitution or otherwise), we, our employees and companies in our group shall not be liable for: 

  • any direct loss or damage to your property;
  • indirect or consequential loss (which terms include, without limitation, pure economic loss, loss of profits, loss of business, loss of bargain, depletion of goodwill and like loss) howsoever caused arising out of or in connection with any breach by us or our associated companies of any express terms and conditions; or
  • any inconvenience or loss caused to any party as a result of cancellation or termination under these terms.

Nothing in these terms and conditions limits or excludes our liability or that of companies in our group of companies:

  • for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; or
  • for any damage or liability incurred by you as a result of fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation by us or any company in our group.

Our (and any company in our group’s) total liability in contract, tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty) shall be limited to the total price paid by you for your place at the Event.

We, our employees and the companies in our group shall have no liability to you in respect of any breach, default, damage or loss which you may incur suffer or sustain as a result of any act or omission by any third party supplier in respect of any goods and / or services provided or due to be provided to you in connection with the Event (including, without limitation, providers of accommodation and transport).

We shall have no liability to you under these terms if we are prevented from, or delayed in performing, our obligations under these terms or from carrying on our business including changing venues or speakers by acts, events, omissions or accidents beyond our reasonable control, including (without limitation) strikes, lock-outs or other industrial disputes (whether involving our workforce or any other party), failure of a utility service or transport network, act of God, war, riot, civil commotion, malicious damage, compliance with any law or governmental order, rule, regulation or direction, accident, breakdown of plant or machinery, fire, flood, storm, hurricane (suspected or threatened) act of terrorism or default of suppliers or subcontractors. We shall endeavour to reschedule the Event if possible.

8. Media Rights

Attendees of the event grant the Organizing Authority and the Sponsors the unrestricted right and permission to use any photographs and video footage taken during the event in which their image may be captured. Photographs and video footage may published or broadcast in any media whatsoever (including but not limited to Press and TV advertisements or Internet), for either editorial or advertising purposes or to be used in press information.

Yacht owner’s name and any biographical material of themselves shall not be published, nor shall a yacht owner’s name be associated with their vessel without obtaining permission from said owner. If permission is not granted, the yacht owner shall be referred to as “the owner of Yacht Name.” 

9. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of England. 

The parties irrevocably agree that the courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with these terms or their subject matter. 

10. Severance

If any provision of these terms (or part of any provision) is found by any court or other authority of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision shall, to the extent required, be deemed not to form part of the terms, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of the terms shall not be affected.

If a provision of these terms (or part of any provision) is found illegal, invalid or unenforceable, the provision shall apply with the minimum modification necessary to make it legal, valid and enforceable. 

11. Entire Agreement

These terms constitute the whole agreement between the parties and supersede all previous agreements between the parties relating to its subject matter.

Each party acknowledges that, in entering into these terms, it has not relied on, and shall have no right or remedy in respect of, any statement, representation, assurance or warranty (whether made negligently or innocently) (other than for breach of contract).

Nothing in these terms shall limit or exclude any liability for fraud.