Terms & conditions

Virtual event attendees

These terms and conditions (“T&Cs”) form part of your online registration (“Online Registration”) for our online virtual events (“Virtual Events”) which represent the entire agreement between you and your Company as detailed in your Online Registration ("you" or "your”) and Applied Market Information Ltd ("AMI", "we" or "us"). By completing and submitting your Online Registration and ticking the relevant box as part of the registration process, you agree to be bound by these T&Cs.

1. Virtual Events

1.1. You and your delegates are responsible for ensuring you have the appropriate facilities, equipment and internet connectivity to access our Virtual Events.

1.2. You and your delegates must always behave in a professional and appropriate manner at our events and must not engage in any behaviour contrary to this. This includes, but is not limited to, trying to exhibit without registering as an exhibitor or sponsor, marketing your business without registering as an exhibitor or sponsor, bad behaviour or protest.

1.3. During the course of the Virtual Event you and your delegates may not: (i) perform any activity or cause or permit anything that is reasonably likely to be disruptive or dangerous to AMI, any exhibitor, sponsor, or any other delegates or attendees; or (ii) conduct or pursue any illegal or offensive activities.

1.4. You or your delegates may not sell or display any goods or services or distribute any materials at the Virtual Event.

1.5. We reserve the right to deny access, or require a person already admitted to leave the Virtual Event without refund, liability, or compensation should the attendance of such individual be determined illegal, disruptive, inappropriate or potentially a legal or reputational liability, or inconsistent with these T&Cs. Furthermore, we reserve the right to require an individual to leave the Virtual Event at any time for any reason or no reason, in our sole and absolute discretion.

2. Payment of the Registration Fee

2.1. This clause 2 only applies where a registration fee for attending a Virtual Event is indicated as part of your Online Registration (“Registration Fee”).

2.2. You agree to pay the Registration Fee as detailed in your Online Registration and in accordance with these T&Cs. The Registration Fee, unless otherwise stated, is inclusive of all charges, duties, levies or similar charges.

2.3. Where you have completed an Online Registration, you must make immediate payment via credit card in the "Payment" section of the Online Registration before submitting your registration.

2.4. You agree to pay the Registration Fee in full without any set-off, counterclaim, or deduction or withholding. If you are required by law to make any deduction or withholding, the Registration Fee payable shall be grossed up so that, after such deduction or withholding, the amount paid by you and received by us shall not be less than the Registration Fee specified in your Online Registration.

3. Cancellation/Postponement

3.1. Subject to the limited circumstances set out in clause

3.2, all bookings are non-cancellable and any Registration Fees paid are non-refundable.

3.2. On occasions we may have to cancel a Virtual Event if, for example, delegate numbers are too low to run the event. If so, we will give you as much notice as possible, and you will be given the option of a refund or transfer to an alternative event.

3.3. On occasions, we may need to postpone a Virtual Event. If so, we will give you as much notice as possible. Your booking will remain valid for the postponed Virtual Event. Postponement will not entitle you or your delegates to a refund.

4. Non-attendance

We are not liable to you for any non-attendance of your delegates for any reason. If you or your delegates are unable to attend the Virtual Event, event presentations may be available on demand after the date of the Virtual Event. Please consult the Event website or contact us for further details.

5. Circumstances outside our control

We will not be liable to you for any delay, defect or deficiency in performing our obligations under these T&Cs to the extent that such delay, defect or deficiency is caused by an event beyond our reasonable control. This includes (but is not limited to) acts, defaults or omissions of our suppliers or subcontractors, unavailability of the Virtual Event platform, a strike, lock out or other form of industrial action, outbreak of hostilities, riot, civil disturbance or acts of terrorism; pandemic, epidemic or other health emergency; fire, explosion or flood; or theft and malicious damage.

6. Virtual Event programme changes

We will use reasonable endeavours to avoid changes in advertised Virtual Event programmes. However, from time to time amendments may be required, for example as a result of changes to speakers' circumstances or corporate change. It is your responsibility to check the status of any Virtual Event programmes.

7. Exclusion of liability

7.1. Subject to clause 7.4, we accept no liability to you or your delegates loss of profits, loss of business, depletion of goodwill and/or similar losses or loss or corruption of data or information, or pure economic loss, or for any special, indirect or consequential loss, costs, damages, charges or expenses however arising in connection with these T&Cs or your Online Registration.

7.2. Subject to clause 7.4, AMI will not be liable to you or your delegates for any losses or damages you suffer if you rely on any views, opinions, data or information (of AMI or otherwise) expressed or disseminated at a Virtual Event.

7.3. In any event, subject to clause 7.4, our total aggregate liability to you whether in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, shall not exceed the total sums paid by you as detailed on your Online Registration (if any) or £10 (whichever is the higher).

7.4. Nothing in these T&Cs or your Online Registration will exclude or limit our liability for:i. death or personal injury caused by our negligence, or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors;ii. fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; oriii. any other liability which cannot be limited or excluded by applicable law.

8. Data protection

8.1. We will process the personal data you provide in your Online Registration in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

8.2. You understand that by choosing to attend the Virtual Event you are providing the exhibitor or sponsor with your personal data (as disclosed when registering). Your personal data will be transferred to an exhibitor or sponsor, who may be outside the EEA, and they may contact you about their products or services. On disclosure of your personal data, the exhibitor or sponsor becomes the data controller of that personal data and is responsible for compliance with relevant data protection laws.

9. Photography and Social Media

9.1. You must not take photographs or otherwise film or record content within the Virtual Event or of any presentations without AMI’s prior written approval.

9.2. You may not tag or otherwise discuss on any social media platforms any person at the Virtual Event without their permission.

10. Exhibitors and Sponsorship

If you would like to exhibit at, or sponsor an event, please contact us for details.

11. Compliance with laws and Anti-Trust

We remind participants of their obligations to be aware of, and compliant with, the terms and conditions of the platform on which the Virtual Event is hosted, as well as all applicable laws, including but not limited to laws of antitrust and more generally laws and practices that promote fair and lawful competition within the plastics industry.

12. Changes to these T&Cs

We may change and update these T&Cs from time to time. Please visit from time to time to review the current version of these T&Cs.

13. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

13.1. These T&Cs and your Online Registration are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England.

13.2. The courts of England have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute or claim (including non-contractual disputes or claims) arising out of these T&Cs and your Online Registration.