Cancellation Policy

All cancellation requests must be made in writing to AusBiotech at events@ausbiotech.org

1. Cancellations made before Friday 15 July 2016 will receive a refund, less a $250 administration fee.
   
2. Cancellations made after Friday 15 July 2016 will not receive a refund.
   
3. No refunds will be issued until after the conference.
   
4. Substituting names will be accepted only prior to the conference. Registration is valid for the named attendee only.  Transferring of registration during the conference is prohibited and security personnel will be checking every registration on entry/exit to the venue. Substituting a delegate from the same organisation is welcome as long as AusBiotech is notified by email events@ausbiotech.org by Monday 10 Ocotber 2016.

 

Other Information including Privacy

1. Payment of registration fees must be made on-line via the 'Register Here' link.  Payment can be made via Visa, Mastercard and Amex.  A 3% credit card surcharge will apply to all Amex payments.  All payments must be made in Australian dollars (AUD).  All pricing is inclusive of Australian Goods & Services Tax (GST 10%) and is subject to change without notice.
   
2.

Conference registrations may not be utilised by several individuals, even if from the same organisation. Group registration discounts and 1-day registration options are provided for this purpose.

   
3. An individual wishing to attend under a corporate membership must be a current employee of their organisation and listed within the corporate membership as a corporate nominee.  If your membership is not valid for 2016, your registration will automatically revert to a non-member registration rate.  If you would like to renew your membership or become a member of AusBiotech, please contact Tanya Daw tdaw@ausbiotech.org
   
4. To qualify for a student discounted registration, you must have a current tertiay ID, not be working full-time and select the correct student registration type (member of non-member).  Your student ID must be brought with you to the conference for verification at registration.  Only eligible students will receive the student registration rates once identification has been confirmed.
   
5. To qualify for an academic discounted registration, you must have current ID showing you are an eligible academic (full time lecturer of an accredited institution or university) and select the academic registration type.  Your ID must be brought to the conference for verification.  Only eligible full time faculty members of accredited institutions or universities will receive the academic registration rate once identification has been confirmed.  If your academic ID is not current at the time of the conference, then you will be charged the difference to upgrade to a full conference registration or you will forfeit your registration.
   
6. To qualify for the developing country discounted registration, your country of residence must be on the list of developing countries.  Your ID must be brought to the conference for verification, if your ID cannot verify your country of residence, then you will be charged the difference to upgrade to a full conference registration or you will forfeit your registration.
   
7. AusBiotech Ltd cannot accept any liability for death, injury, any loss, cost or expense suffered by any person (including accompanying persons, partner or attendant caregivers), if such a loss is caused or results from the act default or omission of any person other than an employee or agent of AusBiotech Ltd.  In particular, AusBiotech Ltd cannot accept liability for losses arising from the provision or non-provision of services provided by hotel companies or transport operators.  Nor can AusBiotech Ltd accept liability for losses suffered by technical, mechanical or electrical breakdown within any premises visited by delegates and/or partners in connection with the AusBiotech 2014 national conference.
   
 
AusBiotech Privacy Statement - January 2013

This Privacy Policy applies to the services offered by AusBiotech Ltd (ABN 87 006 509 726) at the www.ausbiotech.org website. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before using the AusBiotech Ltd website. Usage of the website is conditional upon you agreeing to be bound by this Privacy Policy.
Your personal information is important to us This policy is intended to comply with the Privacy Act 1988. AusBiotech understands the importance of your privacy and that you have a right to control how your personal information is collected and used.

Collecting Your Information
AusBiotech will not collect any personal information about you without your consent. AusBiotech will only collect personal information that is provided by you and information/statistics about how you utilise AusBiotech's website. For example, event registration, membership profile amendments and pages visited. The Site retains the e-mail address of people who send E-mails through the "Contact Us" facility, for the purpose of sending a response. They are stored in a secure area within and will not be disclosed without your consent.
 
Use of and Disclosure of Your Personal Information

AusBiotech will regularly send information to you via post or email as you have requested or in-line with expectations of membership. If you do not wish to receive this information you, may request it to be removed form the AusBiotech files, by or contacting us on admin@ausbiotech.org or 03 9828 1400. Please allow 28 days for this request to be processed.

Communication

AusBiotech will regularly send information to you via post or email as you have requested or in-line with expectations of membership. If you do not wish to receive this information you, may request it to be removed form the AusBiotech files, by or contacting us on admin@ausbiotech.org or 03 9828 1400. Please allow 28 days for this request to be processed.

Storing Your Information

You are able to, at any time, view your personal information that AusBiotech holds about you by accessing your file on our website or contacting us on admin@ausbiotech.org or 03 9828 1400. Should you want your personal information deleted AusBiotech will take all reasonable and legal steps to delete your information. AusBiotech will endeavour to keep any information you provide to us as secure as possible. AusBiotech will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to your personal information. AusBiotech may use national or international facilities to process or back up its information and as a result, may transfer your personal information to our national or international facility for storage. Please advise AusBiotech as immediately if there is any unauthorised access to your personal information. You will be allocated a user name and password to be able to access certain sections of the website. AusBiotech is not responsible for the security and confidentiality of your password and log in information.

AusBiotech and AusBiotech and Links to Other Websites

As a service to our members AusBiotech provides links to external websites. These sites are not under control of AusBiotech and as such we are not responsible for the content and conduct of companies linked to our website. If you have any further queries regarding AusBiotech's Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to email your questions to admin@ausbiotech.org

Photography
I acknowledge and consent that during my attendance at this event my image or voice may be recorded via video, photograph or by any other means (“recorded”) by an officer or official of this event, which may be distributed or published at the discretion of AusBiotech. If you do not wish to be recorded, you are required to formally advise AusBiotech.

AusBiotech Disclaimers and Acknowledgments - January 2013

Although every effort has been made to provide a high quality service, the information on this website is not intended to be exhaustive and at times may contain errors and inaccuracies, or be out of date. If you intend to rely on the information provided you should confirm it from another source or call AusBiotech Ltd directly for up-to-date information. The use of this web site and the downloading of any materials through this website is subject to copyright provisions (see below) is done at your own discretion and risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage arising from such activities. To the fullest extent permitted by law, AusBiotech Ltd excludes all warranties of any kind in relation to the content or material available on or through its website and does not assume responsibility for any loss or liability suffered directly or indirectly by any person as a result of using this website. The Company does not in any circumstances accept responsibility for any indirect, special or consequential damages suffered directly or indirectly as a result of using this website.

Some of the material and information accessible through this web site or newsletter is provided by third parties and links to third party web sites are provided for your convenience. AusBiotech Ltd has no responsibility for the information supplied by third parties or on their web sites and accepts no liability for any loss or liability (including any indirect, special or consequential damages) arising directly or indirectly from the use of the third parties' information or their web sites. You should independently verify any information provided on the third party web sites if you intend to rely on such information. The links and information that have been provided in relation to third parties do not and should not be taken as implying an endorsement or approval of: 
(a) the information or the content of the web sites; or 
(b) the activities or business operations of those third parties.

   
 
Copyright Notice
Unless otherwise indicated all content and functionality on this website and newsletters are subject to copyright and should not be copied or reproduced in whole or in part except in accordance with the Copyright Act 1968 (C'th) or with the written permission of AusBiotech Ltd. The material on third party websites linked to this site may also be subject to copyright and you should ensure that you comply with the Copyright Act 1968 (C'th) or obtain appropriate approvals from the copyright owner before copying or reproducing such material.