Sifted Summit 2023
Confirmation of bookings
1. All bookings are subject to availability and acceptance by Sifted, which will be confirmed in writing (including by e-mail) after Sifted has received the completed booking form, the related fee if required (the “Fee”), and anything else that Sifted may require.
2. Upon Sifted's written confirmation to you of its acceptance of your booking for a place at the event there shall be a legally binding contract between Sifted and you to which these terms and conditions apply.
3. Sifted reserves the right to refuse to accept any booking in its absolute discretion.
4. Fees for the Event are correct at the time of publication. Sifted reserves the right to change the Fees at any time but changes will not affect registrations which have already been confirmed by Sifted. The Fees (where required) are payable at the same time as you submit your booking form by credit or debit card You acknowledge that Sifted cannot guarantee places held on a provisional basis and that places may sell out.
5. The Fees include:
(i) For “in-person” conference, panel, seminar or similar delegates: one place at the Event.
(ii) For digital/online delegates: access for one person to attend the digital Event.
All ticket purchases are final are non-refundable. If you can no longer attend the event you will be able to transfer the ticket to someone else.
6. The Fees do not include travel to or from the Event or any accommodation costs incurred.
7. Under VAT Excise regulations delegates from all countries are required to pay VAT @ 20% on all Events taking place in the United Kingdom. For Events in other countries, delegates are required to pay any VAT, excise duty or other sales tax which is applicable.
8. Whilst our programmes are correct at the time of going to press, in certain circumstances it may be necessary for Sifted to alter the content, format, venue or timing of an Event. Topics and speakers are confirmed throughout the year, sometimes circumstances beyond our control may necessitate alterations, substitutions or cancellations of speakers and topics. Sifted reserves the right to change and/or modify the advertised content. Any substitutions or adjustments to the event will be updated on Sifted Summit channels as soon as possible.
9. If You cannot attend an Event for which you have registered, please contact Sifted as soon as possible (and in any event no later than 24 hours before the Event) at email@example.com. Sifted may at our absolute discretion allow You to send a substitute in your place (provided that Sifted has received the details of such substitute) or allow You to attend the next available Event.
11. Sifted may in exceptional circumstances need to postpone or cancel an Event, and we will notify You as soon as reasonably practicable of any such postponement or cancellation. If an Event is cancelled, or if an Event is postponed and You cannot attend the rearranged date, we will refund any Fees You have paid in advance within 8 weeks. You agree that Sifted’s liability to You will be limited to the amount of the Fees You have paid and Sifted will not be liable to You for any expenditure, damage or loss incurred by You as a result of the cancellation or postponement.
12. Sifted reserves the right to cancel your attendance at the Event and retain any fees received in respect of your proposed Event attendance if You (or any of the shareholders or directors of the legal entity which You represent) become(s) subject to any Sanction, or continuation of these terms would (in the reasonable opinion of Sifted) expose Sifted or any of its affiliated companies to any Sanction, where “Sanction” means any sanction, prohibition or restriction under United Nations resolutions or the trade or economic sanctions, laws or regulations of the European Union, United Kingdom or United States of America.
Your attendance at the Event
13. Please advise us of any special access requirements at the time of making your booking.
14. Sifted reserves the right, without any liability, to refuse You admission or eject You from the Event for failure to comply with these Terms; or if in Sifted’s opinion You represent a security risk, nuisance or annoyance to the running of the Event.
15. You are permitted to make reasonable video or audio recordings and to take photographs at the Event, in each case for your own personal use. You must not make video or audio recordings of the whole (or substantially the whole) of the Event or of any session within the Event, or use any recordings or photographs for commercial purposes, unless expressly permitted by Sifted.
16. You acknowledge that the Event or part of it may be filmed by audio, visual, audio-visual or electronic means or photographed, including photographs of individuals or groups of delegates. You agree to permit Sifted, or any third party licensed by Sifted, to use and distribute such footage and photographs, which may feature images of You, in all or any media (including social media) whether now known or hereafter to be invented throughout the world in perpetuity for the purposes of advertising, publicity, reporting and otherwise in relation to the exploitation of such recordings and photographs. Please inform the photographer if You do not wish to be included in any individual or group photographs.
17. You are responsible for arranging your own appropriate insurance cover in connection with your attendance at the Event. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Sifted shall not be liable for any kind of loss or damage to You or your personal property, unless caused by our negligence.
18. Materials distributed by or on behalf of Sifted at an Event may not be reproduced without Sifted’s permission.
19. Views expressed by speakers are their own and Sifted disclaims all liability for advice given or views expressed during an Event. Materials distributed at an Event are intended for information only and should not be relied upon.
20. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Sifted shall not be liable to You for any direct, indirect, economic or consequential loss or any loss of business, use, profit, anticipated profit, contracts, revenues, goodwill or anticipated savings arising in connection with this Agreement, even if You have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage.
22a. The names, job titles and organisations of all registered delegates will be placed on the delegate list for the Event. This list will be provided to sponsoring companies and, for some events, to all delegates via an online attendee directory, so that they can see who is at the Event for the purpose of networking and meetings. If You do not wish to be included on this list please email firstname.lastname@example.org at the time of making your booking. Delegates who register for the online attendee directory acknowledge and agree that they shall not, under any circumstances, use the delegate list for their own promotional and marketing purposes.
22b. The names, job titles, organisation and contact details of delegates who register for a roundtable or workshop will, where applicable, be shared with the roundtable or workshop sponsor or host so they can contact you after the event regarding your participation. If you do not want to be included on this list, please email email@example.com at the time of confirming your place at a roundtable or workshop.
23. Sharing your registration details with event partners, sponsors and exhibitors at the event: By allowing your badge to be scanned you are deemed to have consented to sharing your registration details with the sponsor or attendee. If you have any questions about this, or if someone has scanned your badge without your consent, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
24. Your data will be collected and dealt with by Sifted, organizer of this event to allow your access to the event, as well as its digital event platform and mobile app.
When you register, an account will be created with all the information that you entered. This account will allow you to access to the platform and the attendees' list to network before, during and after the event.
Your data will be given to Swapcard, our partner and editor of our digital platform.
Your data will be protected and not commercialised. You have the right to access your data, as well as editing or deleting it.
For further information on your data processing and your rights, please refer to Swapcard's protection of data policy: https://www.swapcard.com/gdpr
25. Sifted will only contact you for marketing purposes, and will only pass on your contact details to sponsors for marketing purposes, to the extent that you expressly consent to this (for example, by opting in during the registration process).
27. These terms contain the entire agreement between You and Sifted.
28. If any provision of these terms is held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be severed and the remainder of the provisions will continue in full force and effect as if the terms had been executed with the invalid, illegal or unenforceable provision omitted.
29. Any express or implied waiver to perform any obligations under these terms will not prevent the subsequent enforcement of them.
30. A person who is not a party to these terms has no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of these terms.
31. These terms shall be governed by English law and You hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. Nothing in this clause shall limit Sifted's right to take proceedings against You in any other court of competent jurisdiction.
32. If You have any questions about these Terms & Conditions, please contact email@example.com.
33. These terms and conditions were published on 4th July 2022 and apply to all bookings placed from that date until these terms and conditions are superseded by a new version.