Terms and Conditions

* When you register for ISME17 you acknowledge that the information you provided for this registration will be processed by the International Society for Microbial Ecology and will be used for:

  • Processing my booking of registration
  • Providing me with ISME Society and Events Newsletters

Additional Notes

You will receive a registration confirmation via e-mail after your registration is complete. An invoice will be attached to this e-mail for your convenience. 

All prices are in Euros (€).
As ISME has an official charity status, the registration fee is exempt from Dutch VAT laws. 

Payment
ISME uses Ingenico / Ogone as a payment system. We vouch for the safety of your personal data. Please note that when you opt to pay by creditcard, your card will not be debited immediately. We will debit your card within 1-3 working days from the date you register. 

Visa
Delegates are advised to arrange their own visa to attend the meeting. ISME will aid you with the application procedure by providing you with invitation letters, to be found on our website, but ISME will not mediate with embassies. 

Liability and insurance
ISME is not responsible for damage or injury to persons or property during this event. Participants indemnify ISME for any claims whatsoever for any damages incurred by the participants in relation to or arising from the event, except if this damage is caused by a willful act or gross negligence by ISME (according to Dutch law).
Participants are advised to arrange their own personal travel and health insurance.
ISME does not claim any responsibility whatsoever concerning underage visitors.  

Force majeure: ISME is not liable if it fails to comply with the delegate's obligations and expectations in case such failure is a result of either natural disasters, such as earthquakes, floods, fire etc. for which no one can be held responsible, acts of violence (wars, riots, terrorism) or performance failures of parties outside the control of ISME (subcontractors, transport problems, etc.).

Cancellations
You can cancel your registration at any time on the condition that the cancellation is notified in writing. When you cancel your registration before 25 May 2018 you will receive a full refund less € 50 bank / administration charges. Cancellations received between 25 May 2018 and 31 July 2018 will receive a 50% refund. After 31 July, it is not possible to cancel your registration (i.e. no refund is given).

Timezone
Please note that ISME uses Greenwich Mean Time (GMT +00.00) as its timezone regarding the registration and abstract submissions. This implies that all deadlines will pass at midnight GMT on the date mentioned.