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Group registration conditions

EuroHeartCare - ACNAP Congress 2021



Group Registration Conditions

The group registration service enables you to register your delegates as a group by purchasing access codes. This service is available through the ESC website for companies and agencies to manage group registrations.

We remind you that Article L. 313-6-2 of the French Penal Code states: 'The act of selling, offering to sell… or providing the means for sale or assignment of Access credentials to a sporting, cultural or commercial congress…in a usual way without the authorization of the organizer…of this congress… is punishable by a fine of €15,000. The penalty is a fine of €30,000 for repeat offences.

For the purposes of the first paragraph, access credentials are considered as all Access tickets, documents, messages or codes, whatever the form or medium, giving evidence that the right to attend the congress has been granted by the organizer...'

In such a case, the ESC reserves the right to cancel the corresponding registration(s) and to take legal action, without prejudice to any other civil or criminal action that may be brought.

Registrations should be made through one contact person responsible for managing the group. In addition to the general registration conditions, by registering, you fully accept all conditions as further detailed:

  • Registration access codes can be ordered through the Group Registration order form available by clicking on the “Group Registration Box.”
  • All groups from an EU country must provide a VAT number.

Compliance obligation

On October 1, 2020, new applications of French Anti-Gift regime entered into effect.
The new framework governs transfers of value, including registration fees, to healthcare professional organisations by pharmaceutical, medical device, diagnostic and other healthcare companies.
As a healthcare organization based in France, this regime applies to the interaction between the ESC and our healthcare industry partners. The ESC is working in full respect of this regime and provides you with the following documents to facilitate your procedures with the French authorities : Information note for application

If the value provided to the ESC is above the thresholds referred to in article L. 1453-11 of the French Public Health Code, applicants undertakes to apply for the authorization from the French Regional Health Agency ("the Competent Authority"). The applicant undertakes to file this application within fifteen (15) days after the signature of corresponding order form. This order form shall enter into force as soon as the authorization has been granted by the Competent Authority.


Aplicants commits to provide ESC with (i) a copy of the application document submitted to the Competent Authority and with (ii) either a copy of the authorization or refusal (as the case may be) issued by the Competent Authority upon receipt by the applicant or written confirmation by applicant of the absence of an express response from the Competent Authority as soon as the 2-month period for the Competent Authority to review the application is over.

Group Registration Fee

There is one unique registration fee for groups purchasing access codes to invite their delegates.

Group Registration fee

(including 20% VAT)

Early Fee

until 18 April

Late Fee

from 19 April until 11 June

Standard Fee €100 €125


This fee is valid until the group registration closing date 11 June 2021. After this date no extra access codes can be purchased through the group registration service.

Payment

  • Payment by credit card (VISA, Mastercard or American Express): can be made through a secured payment link that will be sent to the group contact.

For security reasons, under no circumstances should credit card details be sent by email or fax.

  • By bank transfer: the bank account details, and your sales order number will be provided on the proforma invoice. The Sales order number must always be used as reference on bank transfer payments.

In case of additional payments for extra orders or adjustments, a secure payment link will be sent by email (for credit card payments only).

Agencies

Agencies purchasing access codes on behalf of a company need to send a letter of assignment. This letter needs to certify that you can act in the name of this company.

Cancellation & modification conditions

Cancellation

Please be aware that no refunds will be processed in case of cancellation of a registration.

Access codes are non-transferable and non-refundable.

In case of impossibility to attend the congress and to allow participants to continue their experience beyond the congress dates, we are pleased to inform you that all scientific content will continue to be available for two weeks after the congress until 3 July 2021, to be viewed at your leisure.

Certificate of Attendance

All delegates attending the congress are entitled to a certificate of attendance (including CME Credits when applicable). The delegate downloads their own Certificate of attendance from their My ESC Account”


The certificates will only be provided to each individual delegate. Sending a delegate certificate to the group contact is not possible.

Personal Data Privacy

The group delegates receiving the access codes from the group contact person will be advised of their rights in connection with the personal data privacy when they register to the congress using their access code.

Data Privacy Statement

The information collected during registration process is necessary to provide your delegates with an optimal user experience and networking opportunities during the congress.

During the congress delegates online activity will be tracked and collected by the ESC. This will be used for reporting and statistical purposes; to assist in enhancing your experience; to inform delegates about ESC activities in a coherent and adequate manner and provide them with personalised suggestions and recommendations of pertinent content to visit.

The recipients of the data are ESC Staff and management. The data collected will be kept for a maximum of 5 years after your last transaction or activity with us after which time your My ESC account will be closed and financial transactions will be kept for a maximum of 10 years for legal accounting purposes.

Additionally, please be aware that profile information and details of delegates will be shared with the sponsor of the Industry Session, Tutorial or Exhibition they choose to view. When accessing an Industry Session, Tutorial or Exhibition, the following data will be shared with the corresponding industry: title, first name, family name, age, gender, country, city, email address, and profile information. It may be used for marketing and communication purposes. More information is available in ESC Privacy and Data Security Policy.

In accordance with the chapter 3 of the European Regulation 2016/679 with regards to data protection, delegates have the right to request from ESC, access to and rectification or erasure of their personal data or restriction of processing concerning their data or to object to processing as well as the right to data portability.

For such, delegates should contact dataprivacy@escardio.org (a proof of identity will be requested during the process via a secure web link).

Delegates have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, and for information, ESC has appointed a Data Protection Officer that they can reach at dpo@escardio.org.

 

Applicable Law and Litigation

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and interpreted in accordance with French law without regard to any conflicts of laws principles thereof that would require the application of the law of any other jurisdiction.

Any disputes arising in relation hereto shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the French Tribunal de Grande Instance located in Grasse, France.

Contact Details

For further information, please contact the ESC Registration Department or Tel: +33 (0) 4 92 94 76 12