This disclaimer and all terms below (henceforth known as “Terms”) is a legal agreement between you (henceforth known as the “Participant”) and The International Congress of Advanced Technologies and Treatments in Ophthalmology  (henceforth known as “ICATTO”)  – the organizers. Accessing the website www.icatto.com and registering as a participant (both ‘Resident’ and ‘Delegate’) be deemed acceptance of all Terms set forth herein and in the Terms and Conditions. If the participant does not agree to all of these Terms, then the participant shall not use this service.

Upon completion of your online registration, you will be sent a confirmation by email. The confirmation is sent to the email address provided on the registration form and will show whether we have received your payment and will include an invoice.

All costs referred to, are in euro’s (sign: €; code: EUR). All payments must be made in euro’s (sign: €; code: EUR); no other currency will be accepted. Full payment is due for the registration fees.

Registrations are only confirmed once the required payment has been received. Please enter all relevant information on the registration form. Upon completion of the online registration process, you will receive a paid invoice (receipt) by email.

All payments are processed through PayPal. PayPal also accepts the following methods of payment:
American  Express

For the terms and conditions of paying via above methods please contact the associated companies.
ICATTO accepts no liability for any damage caused by using the services of the above companies

Please note the following risks of using the PayPal Services, which are set forth in more detail in the relevant sections of this Agreement: https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/useragreement-full#3

Contact us if you rather receive an invoice and pay by bank transfer, or for any other problems you may encounter.

ICATTO accepts no liability for any damage caused by payments processed through PayPal.

Only digital versions of invoices will be sent to participants upon request and completion of the online registration. The invoice will be issued using the contact details provided on the registration form so please make sure you have provided us with the correct information.

VAT and taxes
There is no VAT or other taxes due on the registration fees.

Cancellation of Congress registration
In the event of cancellation, written notification must be sent by email to info@icatto.com
The following refund conditions apply:

In case of cancellation before or on September 1, 2016, the registration fee will be refunded with a deduction of 30% as penalty charge.

In case of cancellation from August 10, 2016 to September 1, 2016, the registration fee will be refunded with a deduction of 70% as penalty charge.

After September 1, 2016, the registration fee will not be refunded for cancellations or no-shows.

Name changes
For name changes an administrative fee of EUR 50 will be charged. For each name change you must notify the Congress registration office by e-mail to info@icatto.com before September 15, 2016. Name change participants agree to take over all booked program items of the originally registered participant.

Invitation letter for visa application
All delegates requiring a letter of invitation for visa application purposes may request this letter during the online registration. We will not be able to issue any letter of invitation without receiving the registration and the payment of the required registration fees. Please note that the organizers will not be able to contact or intervene with any Embassy or Consulate office on behalf of a delegate.

Should your visa application be declined, you can send a request for a full refund of the registration fees to Congress registration office by e-mail (info@icatto.com) before September 20, 2016. A scanned copy of the visa decline letter should be attached to your request. For requests received as from September 20, the cancellation policy for general congress registrations will apply.

Photographs and videos
ICATTO reserves the right to photograph and videotape the Congress and participants and to use such photographs and videos in any internal and external communication referring to the Congress or ICATTO, such as on its websites and intranet, or other publications. By registering you consent to such uses.

Data protection
By registering to this event, you agree that your personal data will be processed by ICATTO and the Congress registration office, for registration and handling purposes, and to send you information in connection to ICATTO events. If you do not submit the data indicated as ‘required’, we cannot complete your registration. You have the right to access and rectify your personal data by contacting the registration office by email to info@icatto.com

Insurance and Liability Disclaimer
ICATTO may not be held responsible for any loss, injury or damage to any property, whatever the cause may be. Liability of persons and enterprises providing means of transportation or other services, however, remains unaffected.

It is recommended that participants obtain adequate cover for travel, health and accident insurance before they depart from their countries. ICATTO as organizers cannot accept responsibility for personal injuries, or loss of, or damage to, private property belonging to the Congress participants and accompanying persons.

Should, for any reason outside the organizers’ control (including but not limited to acts of terrorism, extreme weather conditions and/or industrial action) the venue or speakers change, or the Congress  be cancelled, the organizers will endeavour to re-schedule, but shall not be held responsible for any costs, damages or expenses incurred by registrants. If for any reason the organizers decide to make material changes to this event, they are not responsible for airfares, hotels or other costs incurred by registrants. The participant takes part in the event, all tours and trips at their own risk. Further, the organizers may not be held liable for any costs or damages incurred resulting from acts outside of their control including but not limited to force majeure, strikes and/or public manifestations. Only written arrangements are binding. The sole legal venue is Amsterdam. Registration of a participant entails acceptance of these conditions.

In any disputes that may arise concerning the execution or interpretation of the present General Regulations, both parties agree that they will be subject to Dutch law and that the commercial courts of Amsterdam will be competent, without prejudice to ICATTO’s right to initiate proceedings under the laws and before the courts of the participant’s registered office in the event any sums are due by the participant to ICATTO.