5th International Systems Biomedicine Symposium

General Terms and Conditions

Fees

Fees are exempted of VAT. Exo art. 44 1.s) of Luxembourg VAT law.

Online Registration

In order to enroll for the Conference you have to register at the conference webpage. You will always receive a confirmation of your booking. An automatic reply will immediately follow an on-line registration and in the subsequent business days a complete confirmation will follow once your registration has been processed by our secretariat.

If you do not receive anything, please send an email to the LCSB Conference Office (contact address as stated on the event website) to make sure that we have received your booking.

  1. For events with registration on a first come first served basis, this confirmation email serves as proof of registration and specifies all event details included in the registration.
  2. For events with registration only after a prior selection process, the confirmation email serves as proof of pre-registration. The outcome of the final selection, and, for those registrants who have been selected, the invitation to complete the full registration and make the payment of the registration fees, will be communicated via email to each registrant.

Payment

Online Registration for LCSB events is subject to the following payment conditions:

  • For events with registration on a first come first served basis, LCSB must receive the payments for the registration fees as detailed on the event webpage before the registration can be confirmed.
  • Admittance to the Conference cannot be permitted without prior receipt of payment or a valid proof of payment.
  • In case of authors whose applications are undergoing a pre-selection process, payment will be required only after the invitation to full registration. The selection process usually takes 3-4 weeks after the registration deadline. The selected registrants will be invited for full registration and payment of the registration fee via email.
  • Credit card payments will be processed via a secure online payment module included in the registration form. Registration fees charged in EUR will be debited in EUR. 
  • EUR payments may be made through Visa and Mastercard and American Express. German bank account holders can also use ELV to make payments. Specific payment conditions for each event are listed on the event website.

Payment Options

  1. LCSB encourages online payments for course and conference registration fees.
  2. In case online payment will not be possible, please send an email to the Conference Office (contact address as stated on the event website) to check the alternative payment possibilities. They will then provide you with banking details and instructions. For payments that are made by bank transfer, all bank transfer fees must be covered by the participant and may not be deducted from the amount remitted. All registration data submitted to LCSB will be treated confidentially.

Cancellation of Registration

Cancellation of registration must be submitted in writing or via email and is valid only with acknowledgement of receipt by the LCSB Conference Office.

Cancellation fees are dependent on the notice given:

  1. If cancellation occurs less than 7 days prior to the start of the Conference, the cancellation cost amounts to 100% of the registration fee.
  2. If cancellation occurs between 7 days and 1 month prior to the start of the Conference, the cancellation cost amounts to 50% of the registration fee.
  3. If cancellation occurs earlier than 1 month prior to the start of the Conference, a cancellation cost of EUR 75 will be charged or 50% of the registration fee, whichever is the lower.
  4. If payment has been made by the payment deadline for the event and a visa is not awarded in time to travel to the event, the full registration fee will be reimbursed.
  5. In case an abstract is not accepted for presentation at the symposium, no cancellation fee will be due. For the other cases the cancellation policy applies.

Usage of Photographic and Video Material taken at LCSB Conference

LCSB takes photographic and video material of participants at the Conference. In registering for an LCSB event you agree that we will include images of yourself for material used in various publications, press releases, promotional activities, or other related endeavours in relation to your participation. This material may also appear on the LCSB’s internet web page or related social media pages such as Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin.

Links to other Websites

The LCSB site contains links to other Websites own by third parties. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements for all third-party Websites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing visitors' information. LCSB is not responsible for the content of third parties Websites.

Data Protection

If your registration to the Conference is accepted, we will use your personal data to:

  • process your payments and your registration and facilitate your attendance at the event;
  • provide you with information regarding the Conference, including scheduling and logistics;
  • provide you with other information that we believe may be of interest to Conference attendees.

We also will share personal information (other than payment information) of Conference attendees (e.g. provided in the abstract book) with the other persons attending the same event. The purpose of this is to enable Conference attendees to contact each other (prior to) after the Conference, for networking purposes.

The personal data provided by you will be held in our database. It will be used to keep you up-to-date with developments in your industry and the conferences organised by the LCSB of the University of Luxembourg (LCSB-UL). The LCSB-UL implements measures to process legally, securely and in a confidential manner your personal data. You have a right to access, rectify, erase to the processing related to your personal data. You can exercise your rights by sending an email to sophie.wagner@uni.lu.

Liability and Insurance

LCSB will not assume any responsibility whatsoever for any damage or injury to persons or property during the Conference. The participants are recommended to arrange their personal travel and health insurance.

Applicable Laws and Competence

If no agreement can be reached, any dispute related to the Conference will be taken in charge by the exclusive competence of the Luxembourgish jurisdiction according to Luxembourg law.


LUXEMBOURG CENTRE FOR SYSTEMS BIOMEDICINE, UNIVERSITE DU LUXEMBOURG / Campus Belval, House of Biomedicine, 6, avenue du Swing L-4367 Belvaux / sophie.wagner@uni.lu / VAT: LU 19805732