The Event = Variant Effect Prediction Training Course | period of 2 - 4 October 2023 | Hotel Catalonia Diagonal Centro, Barcelona, Spain
COURSE CANCELLATION BY YOU & REFUND POLICY
The organisers understand that circumstances can change. At any point prior to The Event you are welcome to contact us in writing to nominate a substitute delegate at no extra charge.
A full refund less a AUD$50 administration fee will be issued for cancellations received on or before 20th August 2023.
No refunds will be issued on or after 21st August 2023. Non-payment does not constitute cancellation.
ACCOMMODATION CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY
The organisers understand that circumstances can change. At any point prior to 22nd September 2023 you are welcome to contact us in writing to nominate a substitute delegate to stay in the booked accommodation room at no extra charge.
In the event of cancellation of accommodation a full refund less a $50 service fee will be issued for cancellations of rooms received on or before 20th of August 2023. No refunds will be issued on or after 21st August 2023 - this is because we have to pay the hotel for the rooms even if unused. Non-payment does not constitute cancellation. If your room has not been fully paid by 21st of August 2023 it will be cancelled.
Obtaining of VISA
The organisers shall make every effort to assist applications for visas however Meeting Makers Pty Ltd and The Human Genome Organisation International will not be held responsible for any problems connected with requirements of authorised agencies at obtaining of visas and realisation of customs procedures. If you fail to obtain a visa on-time cancellation procedures will be according to the Refund Policy set out on this page. We therefore suggest you make steps to obtain your visa ahead of the event. For most individuals, this should not be a problem. We suggest you use a travel agent to book your flights so they will assist you with the visa process.
COURSE CANCELLATION OR CHANGE OF DATES BY THE ORGANISERS DUE TO FORCE MAJEURE
The organisers shall not be liable for any loss caused by the cancellation or postponement (change of dates) of The Event where such cancellation is due to Force Majeure. The term "Force Majeure" means any circumstance beyond the reasonable control of the organisers including but not limited to war, hostilities (whether war be declared or not), terrorism, aircraft hijacking, military operation, riot, civil war, rebellion, civil commotion or unrest, any natural disasters including but not limited to volcano eruptions, earthquakes and weather events, acts or regulations of government, outbreaks of disease including but not limited to COVID-19, SARS and MERS, refusal to grant visas, explosions, transport delays, transport difficulties and the insolvency of airline carriers.
In the event of Force Majeure the organisers shall monitor the situation and may alter The Event to a 100% virtual event. In the case of alteration to a 100% virtual Event, registration of in-person attendees shall be changed to a virtual registration and the difference in fees between the in-person registration fee and the virtual registration fee shall be refunded. If the attendee is unable to attend as a virtual attendee substitution of the attendee with another nominated person is permitted provided it is done no later than one week prior to The Event; there shall be no refund except the difference between the in-person and the virtual registration fee. The organisers will use all reasonable efforts to conduct The Event despite the intervention or occurrence of any such cause of Force Majeure provided it is safe and possible to do so.
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