General Terms and Conditions for the conference


The 43rd Generative Linguistics in the Old World conference (GLOW43)
31.03.2020-03.04.2020, Humboldt-Universität Berlin


Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Prof. Dr. Artemis Alexiadou

Institut für Anglistik & Amerikanistik
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin

Ticketing and payment service

Converia GmbH ("ticketing partner")
Frauentorstr. 3
99423 Weimar

  1. General

1.1. These Terms and Conditions ("Terms") apply to participation and related ticket sales for the above event, hosted by the above organizer. Deviating terms and conditions of the participant are not valid.

1.2. The organizer reserves the right to make changes and additions to these regulations. Possible changes and additions are valid after publication on this website.

1.3. The offer is exclusively for persons of legal age.

  1. Registration and conclusion of contract

2.1. Registration for participation in the event is only possible via the conference management & ticketing platform Converia of the ticket partner, Converia GmbH.

2.2. The organizer makes an offer for the conclusion of a purchase contract with the information provided on the website. The participant accepts his offer for the conclusion of a sales contract by completing the order process and clicking on the button "sign up" in the last order form. The effective acceptance of the offer by the participant requires that the participant in the order form filled out all required fields (each marked by "*") and has accepted these terms and conditions.

2.3. The contract for participation in the event is only concluded after the ticketing partner has confirmed the registration in writing to the participants by e-mail. Changes and / or additions to the contract must be made in writing. This also applies to the repeal of the written form clause.

2.4. The number of participants may be limited or exclusively "by invitation". Registrations will be considered according to the order of receipt of payment. If participation due to overcrowding is not possible, you will receive a notification without delay.

  1. Prices

3.1. The price stated in the participation certificate is the final price and binding on the participant.

3.2. All prices include the VAT due where applicable. Additional delivery and / or shipping costs are excluded, unless they are shown separately.

3.3. If special prices for discounts (students, senior citizens, disabled persons, etc.) are granted, this is also shown separately. If no discounts are shown, they can not be granted. The reduction is to be granted upon presentation of proper proof (student card, identity card with proof of age, severely handicapped ID card in the sense of the Disabled Persons Card). The proof must be provided before the beginning of the event. If the proof can not be provided, the participant must at the beginning of the event be reimbursed the difference between the full price and the reduced price in order to be entitled to access.

  1. Payment

4.1 Payment is made by the methods indicated on the website. Insofar as this results in additional fees, these are shown separately. All prices and fees are due immediately upon conclusion of the contract and at the latest on the day of the event.

4.2. If payment by invoice is possible:

If the participant does not pay within 14 days after receipt of the invoice, the organizer can withdraw from the contract. If the organizer withdraws from the contract, the participant loses his right to participate in the event. The participant bears the fees resulting from the transfer.

4.3. If payment by direct debit is possible:

When paying by direct debit, the participant is requested during the payment process to enter the bank details (account holder, account number, bank code, banking institute). The stored bank account will be debited in the following working days in the amount of the ticket amount including possible shipping costs.

4.4. If payment by credit card is possible:

When paying by credit card (MasterCard, Visa) the participant will be asked to enter the credit card details during the payment process. The associated credit card account will be charged in the following period in the amount of the ticket amount including possible shipping costs.

Please note that the following use appears on your credit card statement: Weimar DE

4.5. Should a payment be debited (for example, due to the lack of coverage of the account specified in the order), the participant shall reimburse any damage or expense arising from the chargeback. These include, in particular, bank charges and a processing fee of € 15.00 per chargeback for processing by the organizer.

In case of an unjustified chargeback (chargeback) of the credit card, a processing fee of 60,00 Euro will be charged.

In case of chargeback, the organizer is entitled to withdraw from the contract immediately. The participant thus loses his right to participate in the booked event. Further claims of the organizer against the participants are not affected.

  1. Right of withdrawal

5.1. Cancellation



If the participant is a consumer within the meaning of § 13 BGB (German Civil Code), he can revoke his contractual declaration within 14 days without giving reasons in writing (eg letter, e-mail). For this purpose, it is possible to send an e-mail stating the ticket ID. The participants use the following contact data:

Converia Event Ticketing
Converia GmbH
Frauentorstr. 3
99423 Weimar

The period begins after receipt of this instruction in text form, but not before conclusion of the contract and also not before fulfillment of the information obligations of the organizer in accordance with Art. 246 § 2 i. V. m. § 1 Abs. 1 and 2 EGBGB as well as the duties acc. § 312g para. 1 sentence 1 BGB i.V.m. Art. 246 § 3 EGBGB. To maintain the cancellation period, the timely dispatch of the revocation is sufficient.


In the case of an effective cancellation, the mutually received benefits and any benefits (eg interest) surrendered. If the participant can not or partially or only in a deteriorated condition give back or surrender the received performance and use (eg benefits of use), he has to pay compensation to the organizer. Obligations to refund payments must be fulfilled within 30 days. The period begins for the participant with the sending of the revocation and for the organizer with their receipt.

End of revocation


5.2. The right of revocation expires prematurely if the organizer begins with the provision of services before the end of the revocation period with the express consent of the participants or if the participants themselves arrange the provision of the service.

  1. Changes, withdrawal / cancellation

6.1. For invoice change and rebooking 25.00 Euro will be charged as processing fee by the organizer.

6.2. If the participant does not want to participate in the event, he must declare his withdrawal from the contract in writing or by e-mail to the organizer.

  1. a) In case of withdrawal / cancellation up to 6 weeks before the start of the event, the participation fee will be refunded, subject to a processing fee of 20€.
  2. b) In case of withdrawal / cancellation up to 2 weeks before the beginning of the event, the participation fee will be refunded, subject to a 50% (min 20€) processing fee.
  3. c) In case of cancellation / cancellation of less than 2 weeks before the start of the event no refund will be made.

6.3. If the registered participant can not attend the event due to health reasons or accident, the participant has the option of nominating a substitute for participation. The processing fee for the transfer is 25,00 Euro.

6.4. A further cancellation right of the participant is granted only for good cause. In this case, no refund will be made.

6.5. The contracting party reserves the right to prove a lesser effort.

  1. Services

7.1. The scope of the contractual service in the context of the respective event results from the respective information documents, any existing registration forms and the participation confirmation of the organizer.

7.2. If services are not provided in accordance with the contract, the participant is entitled to redress. Defects must be reported immediately. Claims for reimbursement of the participation fee due to obviously not contractually performed services are to be asserted within 14 days after the conclusion of the event.

7.3. The organizer reserves the right to make changes to the content of the event program at short notice, insofar as this is necessary and the subject matter of the event is not restricted thereby, and in exceptional cases to appoint a substitute speaker. The participant will be informed about the respective changes in good time.

7.4 Arrival, accommodation and meals are not included in the event offer, unless services of this kind are expressly listed in the event description. If a contracting party does not make full or partial use of duly offered services, no claim for reimbursement of the participation fee arises.

7.5. There is no claim to development of participant-specific problem solutions.

  1. Cancellation of the event / change of dates

8.1. If the number of participants is too low and for other urgent reasons, the organizer may postpone the event, cancel it or combine it with other events. This also applies to frame and evening programs.

8.2. In the event of cancellation of an event, the organizer will refund the payment made. In particular, the organizer may cancel the appointment up to 10 days before the start of the event if the minimum number of participants stated in the event description is not reached. Shipping costs and other additional fees are only refunded if the cancellation of the event is based on intent or gross negligence of the organizer.

8.3. In the case of the appointment transfer the participant is entitled to withdraw from the contract. The organizer undertakes to inform the contracting partners without undue delay about any of the addresses mentioned in the bookings (by post, e-mail, telephone, etc.). The transmission of such information is considered sufficient. Possible futile travel expenses, hotel bookings, etc. will only be reimbursed by the organizer, if the non-information of the participant about the cancellation of the event is based on gross negligence or intent.

8.4. In case of cancellation the participation fee will be refunded in full within 14 days. The same applies if the participant withdraws due to the above reasons.

  1. Copyright and other rights

9.1. The lectures and issued event documents are protected by copyright and may only be used for personal use. Rights of use are only transferred by express written permission. Reproduction, distribution, processing or public reproduction of any kind is strictly prohibited and requires the written permission of the organizer.

9.2. Sound and video recordings and descriptions of the event, the event results in whole or in part, are not permitted.

  1. Pictures / Photographs

10.1. The participants of the event irrevocably and gratuitously agree for all current and future media that the organizer is entitled to create, duplicate, send or send picture and / or sound recordings of his person that go beyond the reproduction of an event of current events as well as in audiovisual media.

  1. Liability

11.1. The liability of the organizer for contractual, contractual, statutory, tortuous or other legal reasons is excluded. The organizer and his vicarious agents are also not liable for disturbances of any kind, which are caused by circumstances outside their sphere of influence.

11.2. The organizer is liable for damages only if this or one of his vicarious agents has violated a material contractual obligation (cardinal obligation) in a manner endangering the purpose of the contract or if the damage is due to gross negligence or intent of the organizer or his vicarious agents. If the culpable breach of a principal contractual obligation is not caused by gross negligence or intent, the liability of the organizer is limited to the amount of the foreseeable damage, at most to the amount of the participant's price; Furthermore, liability for consequential and indirect damages is excluded.

11.3. Liability for damages incurred during the arrival and departure to the venues, as well as for losses and accidents is excluded.

  1. Privacy

12.1. The participant can visit the event website without leaving any personal data. Personal data are only collected if the participant uses them (eg when using website services such as purchasing tickets or registering for the event, sending a message via the website or logging in as a user of the website). telling. In addition, no personal data is collected.

12.2. The data of participants collected for an event (for example, when purchasing tickets or registering for an event) will be stored, modified and transmitted by the organizer solely for the purpose of fulfilling its own business purposes. This is necessary to carry out the contract (for example, to check the intake at the event).

12.3. By agreeing to these terms and conditions, the participant declares:

I agree that my personal participant data may be stored by the organizer in machine-readable form and collected, used, processed and publicly accessible on the participant list of the event within the scope of the purpose of organizing the event. I can hide this directly on the participant list after registering the participant or can revoke it by e-mail to the organizer at any time.

  1. Supplementary provisions

13.1. The organizer points out that in addition to its own terms and conditions, the terms and conditions for the use of the conference management & ticketing platform Converia by participants

Converia GmbH apply in addition and thus are part of previous regulations.

These are provided under the following link:

  1. Final provisions

14.1. The law of the Federal Republic of Germany applies with the exception of the UN Sales Convention (CISG) and other legal provisions that are German law due to or in the execution of intergovernmental agreements, or of supranational law, unless they are of a mandatory nature. This also applies to claims arising from pre- and post-contractual obligations as well as statutory claims that compete with contractual, pre- and post-contractual claims.

14.2. Should individual provisions of this contract be ineffective or lose their effectiveness as a result of a subsequent event, the validity of the remaining provisions of the contract remains unaffected. In place of the ineffective contract provisions, a provision comes closest to what the contracting parties would have wanted, provided that they had considered the relevant point. The same applies to gaps in this contract.

14.3. Place of fulfillment is the seat of the organizer.

14.4. Jurisdiction is as far as legally permissible the seat of the organizer.

As of February 2018