Terms & Conditions
Terms of Acceptance & Participation
As a registered attendee or participant (“you”) of the International Factoring Association's Factoring Conference (the “Conference”) you agree to these terms and conditions (collectively, this “Agreement”) with the International Factoring Association (“IFA”).
By participating in the Conference you consent to being filmed, taped, interviewed, photographed, and recorded (the "Recordings”) during and in connection with the Conference by IFA, its vendors, partners, affiliates and/or representatives (the "IFA Parties”). You also agree that the IFA Parties may use, publish, edit, incorporate and otherwise exploit (and to authorize others to do the same) any Recordings (including your name, voice, image, likeness, personality, situations and Conferences) as they deem fit to use them, including in connection with any promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, exhibition, streaming, webcasting, reproduction or other publication of these materials by and through any and all media regardless of the purpose of such promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, exhibition, streaming, webcasting, reproduction or other publication (collectively, the ‘Uses’).
You also release the IFA Parties, their employees, and each and all persons involved with the Conference from (i) any and all liability connected with the Recordings and the Uses, and (ii) any and all claims that you have or may have for infringement of proprietary rights, invasion of privacy, violation of the right of publicity, defamation or any other cause of action you have or may have arising from or in connection with the foregoing. By entering the Conference premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any Recordings and Uses irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any Recordings and Uses.
In addition, the Conference will be monitored for unauthorized recording. By attending the Conference or entering the Conference premises, you agree not to record or digitize any parts of the presentations. If you attempt to use a recording device, you consent to your immediate removal from the Conference premises and forfeiture of such recording device.
Your contact information may be shared with conference exhibitors and sponsors. The IFA is committed to protecting the privacy of its attendees and participants. We shall use information you provide to us to send important event information. We will also send communications to the attendee email address provided about our other similar products and services; all delegates may unsubscribe to these communications at any time. Attendee names, job titles and companies will be confidentially published to Exhibitors and Sponsors so that they can better interact with attendees at the Conference and enhance the Conference experience. An attendee can contact us at any time to not be included on this list by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The registrant agrees to conduct his/herself in a cordial manner. IFA will not tolerate any registrant who creates a disturbance; is disrespectful to any other registrant, any member of IFA, its speakers and attendees, exhibitors, volunteers or staff. IFA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to investigate any complaint and to dismiss any registrant found by IFA, in its sole discretion, to have violated the Code of Professional Conduct, without refund of registration fees.
You may not record audio or video of sessions at the Conference. The IFA allows cameras on the show floor. You may take pictures within the show for purposes of company or annual reports, company media pieces, marketing materials, etc.
Disclaimer of Warranties, Limitation of Liability
Except as required by law, the IFA shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential costs, damages or losses arising directly or indirectly from the Conference or other aspect related thereto or in connection with this Agreement. The maximum aggregate liability of the IFA for any claim in any way connected with, or arising from, the Conference or this Agreement, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise (including any negligent act or omission), shall be limited to the amount paid by you to the IFA under this Agreement.
At time of check in, you may be asked to provide a form of photo identification. Attendee badges must be worn at all times in Event areas.
It is solely your responsibility to comply with any government visa requirements and failure to do so does not constitute a basis for a refund.
Although every effort is made to ensure that the material related to Conference, such as maps, agendas, programs, etc. are distributed to all attendees, IFA does not guarantee a copy of such materials to every attendee.
IFA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to (i) refuse to accept or to retain any person as a registrant of the Conference, at any time in its sole discretion, and (ii) make such alterations to the program, or any part of it, in any manner and at any time as it deems necessary or desirable.
You agree you have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before participating in the IFA Conference.
Attendee Assumption of Risk
Specifically relating to COVID and other infections, attendee acknowledges the highly contagious nature of these diseases and voluntarily assumes the risk of exposure or infection by attending the Conference, and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, disability, and/or death to attendee. Attendee understands that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID or another illness at the Conference may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of others who may attend the event or their families, colleagues, or others with whom they may have contact. Accordingly, attendee understands and agrees that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of the IFA, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a COVID or another infection occurs before, during, or after participation in the Conference.
In addition to all other rules and regulations relating to the attendee’s attendance at the Conference, attendee agrees to comply with all COVID-related procedures that may be implemented by the IFA and the venue, including, but not limited to, mask-wearing and social distancing requirements and restrictions on certain activities that carry higher COVID-related risk, in order to protect as much as possible the health and safety of all Conference attendees.
Cancellations, Substitutions and Lost Badge Policy
If you are unable to attend the conference we welcome substitute attendees attending in your place at no extra cost.