General Terms and Conditions

To carry out the public tasks of the partner of Herzl Institute and the Edmund Burke Foundation (hereinafter referred to as the “Partner”), the Partner

  • organizes conferences and events (hereinafter referred to as the “Event”),
  • participates in organization and conducting of the Events,
  • attends and is represented at Events and programs of the Events,

with the participation of national and international experts.

Personal scope of the GTC

  1. The personal scope of this general terms and conditions (hereinafter referred to as the “GTC”) shall cover roundtable discussion participants, panel discussion participants, the speakers, guests lecturers and other participants (hereinafter referred to as: “Participant”) who register by filling out the online registration form for the Event, and the Partner.
  2. By filling out the online registration form, the Participant accepts the GTC and the agreement on the participation in the Event is reached between the Participant and the Partner (hereinafter referred to as the “Agreement”).

Performance, obligations, and liability of the Participant

  1. The Participant’s tasks (hereinafter referred to as the “Tasks”) are detailed in the invitation and/or in confirmation e-mail(s) on the Tasks.
  2. The Participant shall perform the Tasks personally.
  3. Place of performance: location of the Event.
  4. Participant shall perform with due diligence and to the best of her/his professional knowledge, using the highest possible level of her/his expertise, experience, and knowledge, considering the Partner’s reputation and interests, within the current legal, professional and ethical framework, under the Agreement.
  5. The Participant shall avoid and refrain from any conduct that violates the good reputation of the Partner.
  6. The Participant shall comply with the legal regulations or other rules acquainted by the Partner.
  7. During her/his stay in the venue(s) of the Event, the Participant shall fully comply with the legal regulations related to the coronavirus epidemic or any other extraordinary situation.
  8. During activities in connection with performance under the Agreement, the Participant may act only in her/his own name, she/he is entitled to represent the Partner, to enter commitments on behalf of the Partner or to use the Partner’s name (or logo) only with the Partner’s prior written approval.
  9. The Participant shall immediately notify the Partner of any circumstances that endanger or impede the performance or timely performance.
  10. Participant shall be fully liable for damage caused by the breach of this GTC.
  11. Unless this GTC provides otherwise, Participant shall be fully liable for the professional assistant her/him in a professional capacity (hereinafter referred to as the “assistant”) including covering the costs of this person.

Costs of the Participants

  1. In relation to the participation and performance, the following may be provided by Partner:
    a. participation in programs of the Event,
    b. travel costs,
    c. accommodation costs,
    d. travel and accommodation costs of the assistant(s).
  2. The above costs are covered by the Partner only based on an invoice issued to the name of the Partner and if the Partner arranges the related reservations or purchases the tickets.
  3. Except as otherwise agreed by the Participant and the Partner in writing, the Partner is not obliged to reimburse any further costs of the Participant.

Cancellation, Force Majeure

  1. If the Event is not (is not allowed to be) held due to epidemiological situation and/or governmental action, neither the Participant nor the Partner shall be liable against each other.
  2. Cancellation by the Partner If the Partner cancels the invitation or the Event, neither the Participant nor the Partner shall be liable against each other.
  3. Cancellation by the Participant If the Participant cancels the performance under this GTC or she/he does not cancel and does not attend at the Event, the Partner may claim reimbursement of all costs arisen in connection with the invitation (especially travel costs, accommodation costs, including costs of the assistant already paid or booked by Partner).
  4. Force majeure Force majeure is any event beyond the control of the Participant and/or the Partner and affecting the performance under Agreement (especially the Participant’s illness, accident during the travel to the venue, impassable road conditions, etc.). In case of force majeure, the Participant and the Partner shall bear their own costs and damages and shall not be liable against the other party for damages.

Confidentiality

  1. All information obtained in connection with the other party during the performance under the Agreement between the Participant and the Partner shall be considered a business secret and shall accordingly be kept secret under law in effect and they are shall not be used in other legal relationships.
  2. Business secret is any fact, information, other data, and combination thereof which is in connection with the economic activity and confidential – in whole or in part, it is not generally known or easily accessible -, therefore, it represents assets and in order to keep its secret, the holder of the secret shall conduct reasonably.
  3. Obligations of confidentiality shall continue during the term of the Agreement and after its termination for any reason.
  4. Participant confidential information will only be used by Partner and authorized agents to book travel and accommodation, and shall be kept confidential.

Photos, audio, and video recordings

  1. Photos, audio, and video recordings may be made of the Participant during performance and such recordings may be used by the Partner for the promotion and presentation of its activity and the Event. In this regard, these recordings may be placed, displayed and played on the media managed, operated by and reserved for the Partner (especially: Youtube, Facebook, Instagram) for such a purpose.

Termination

  1. Either party may terminate the Agreement extraordinarily (with immediate effect), and without advance notice, for cause if the other party has committed a serious breach of the Agreement. The notice shall refer to the fact of breach of the Agreement. Termination with immediate effect shall take effect upon notification to the other party.
  2. Serious breach of the Agreement by the Participant in particular, but not exclusively, if
    1. the Participant conducts in a way that violates the good reputation of the Partner,
    2. the Participant violates any provision of the Agreement in any way other than described before or fails to perform any of her/his duties or obligations under the Agreement and does not remedy the breach or does not fully perform a task or obligation within 8 (eight) days of the Partner’s written notice.
  3. In case of termination with immediate effect by the Partner based on a serious breach of the Agreement by the Participant, the Partner shall not be liable for any further legal consequences, in particular the obligation to compensate the Partner for damages and costs incurred in connection with the termination.

Severability

  1. The invalidity of any clause or provision of the Agreement shall not constitute the invalidity of the entire Agreement, unless the parties would not have concluded the Agreement without the provision or part deemed invalid, or in the absence of such provision or provision the Agreement would become meaningless or incomprehensible.

Governing law and jurisdiction

  1. Any legal dispute arising out of the Agreement shall be settled in an amicable manner, by way of negotiations.

Amendments to the GTC

  1. Partner reserves the right to amend these GTC at any time and shall notify the Participant accordingly by email within 10 days before entry into force.
  2. If the Participant does not accept the amended GTC, she/he shall be entitled to terminate these GTC in writing without undue delay before the amended GTC take effect. Without such a termination, the amended GTC shall be deemed accepted and agreed by the Participant.