General Conditions

The ESSPD (European Society for the Study of Personality Disorders) has commissioned CPO HANSER SERVICE with the organization and execution of the Workshop. Registration for the workshop and confirmation thereof forms a contract between the workshop attendee and the ESSPD regarding attendance at the conference. This contract is based on the following General Terms and Conditions.

Registration fees for the ESSPD Workshops on Personality Disorders 6 – 8 June 2019, Budapest, Hungary

Attendance at the workshop is subject to cost. Registration for the workshop and booking of services are binding for the attendee. The fees must be paid in advance on the dates specified. Any bank charges will be charged to the payer. Registration will be confirmed if payment is received by the Congress Office by 30 May 2019. Should payments be received after this date, you will receive your confirmation at the conference counter in Cracow, Poland. Please bring a proof of payment with you.

Cancellation of Congress Attendance

In the event that you cancel your attendance at the workshop until 31st January 2019, the registration fee minus a processing fee of 25% will be refunded. The attendee will have the option to demonstrate that the expenditure for processing is less than 25% of the registration fee. No refund will be made if cancellation is made after 01st February 2019. Please notify the conference office of your cancellation in writing.

Programme Changes

The ESSPD reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the programme at short notice. There will be no refund of registration fees because of changes to the programme.

Loss of Name Badge

The full registration fee 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 workshop, is lost. If the attendee is later able to produce the newly acquired and the previously lost name badge, the registration fee most recently paid will be refunded.

Liability of the ESSPD

The ESSPD is the organizer of the scientific workshop. It is liable within the scope of the laws of the Netherlands. Its liability regardless of the legal cause is limited to cases of gross negligence and willful misconduct. The ESSPD is, however, also liable for slight negligence if and to the extent that cardinal obligations under the contract are breached.

Force Majeure

The ESSPD is the organizer of the scientific workshop. It is liable within the scope of the laws of the Netherlands. Its liability regardless of the legal cause is limited to cases of gross negligence and willful misconduct. The ESSPD is, however, also liable for slight negligence if and to the extent that cardinal obligations under the contract are breached.
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 its control that have an impact on the arrangements, timetables or planning of ESSPD Workshops on Personality Disorders 6 – 8 June 2019 in Budapest, Hungary.
The ESSPD 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.

Declaration Regarding Industrial Relationships

Each speaker and first author of a poster must declare his / her relationship with industrial enterprises when registering a contribution. This also applies to presenters invited to the conference. The ESSPD publishes a form which is available for making the declaration. The form may be completed on the congress’ homepage. The declaration made or the failure to make such a declaration will be published by the ESSPD at the congress in an appropriate manner even in the case of invited speakers. The speaker and poster author attending expressly agrees to this publication on registering his / her contribution. All speakers are requested to notify their audience at the beginning of every paper regarding their relationships with industry.

Provision of Equipment in Rooms

All rooms are equipped with video projectors (beamers) and notebooks with DVD drives. Speakers who require additional technical equipment (e.g. video recorders, overhead projectors) may hire them at their own expense in the run-up or to the extent available – on site at the congress office.