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General Terms and Conditions

Area of Application

The following General Terms and Conditions govern the contractual relationship between the participant in seminars and events (hereinafter referred to as "event") and the Chair of Controlling / Performance Management of the Institute for Accounting, Controlling and Auditing of the University of St.Gallen. Any deviating General Terms and Conditions of the participant are not valid.

Registration / Signing of the Contract 

Your registration can be sent to us online or in written form by post or e-mail. The registration becomes legally binding with our written confirmation.

Participation Fee 

The participation fee is per person and event date plus VAT at the statutory rate. The fees include course materials and supplementary literature, registration and examination fees, seminar catering (all snacks, lunch and mineral water in the seminar room) as well as a joint dinner. Travel and accommodation costs are not included.

Company Mentioning and Picture Recording

You agree that we may use your company logo for our references and take pictures during the event for publication on LinkedIn, Brochures and on the homepage of the organizer.

Conditions of Payment  

The participation fee must be paid before the event takes place. The invoice is to be paid 14 days after its receipt. Payments are only accepted by bank transfer. A temporary participation in the event does not entitle the participant to a reduction of the participation fee.

Cancellation   

You can withdraw from the contract and cancel your event registration. However, this is only possible in writing (text form is sufficient). Cancellation of participation in our events is free of charge up to three months before the start of the event. For cancellations up to two months before the start, 10% of the fee will be charged. 30 days before the start, 50% of the fee will be charged. Cancellation less than 30 days before the start will be charged 100% of the fee.

Rebooking   

If you are not able to attend, you can change your booking and name a replacement participant without additional charge. This rebooking is possible in writing (text form is sufficient) up to one week before the start of the event. If you are not able to attend the booked course due to illness, a new date for the event will be arranged or the invoice cancelled after the medical certificate has been sent. There is no cancellation fee in this case. 

Cancellation of Events   

If it is not possible to hold the event due to force majeure, due to a speaker's prevention (e.g. sudden illness of the speaker), due to disturbances at the event location or due to too few registrations, the participants will be informed immediately. Cancellation due to insufficient number of participants will be made no later than 2 weeks before the event. In this case, the event fee will be refunded. A claim for reimbursement of travel and accommodation costs and loss of working hours is excluded.

Subject to change   

The Chair of Controlling / Performance Management of the Institute for Accounting, Controlling and Auditing of the University of St.Gallen reserves the right to replace announced speakers with others in extraordinary cases and to make necessary changes to the event agenda (changes in content, methods and organization) while maintaining the overall character of the event. The Chair of Controlling / Performance Management of the Institute for Accounting, Controlling and Auditing of the University of St.Gallen undertakes to take all reasonable steps to contribute to the rectification or limitation of any disruptions in performance that may occur.

The documents made available in the context of the events are prepared to the best of our knowledge and belief. Liability and guarantee for the correctness, topicality, completeness and quality of the contents are excluded.

Conditions of participation in further education seminar “Performance Management intensive”

The events are designed for representatives of companies and public organisations from our networks and are also open to individual bookings. To ensure an exchange of experience between users, we reserve the right not to consider registrations (e.g. from consultants). All information provided will be treated in strictly confidential manner and will only be available to the Chair of Controlling / Performance Management of the Institute for Accounting, Controlling and Auditing.

Conditions for completing the program “CAS Performance Management intensive”

The participants of our further education program for the Certificate of Advanced Studies Performance Management intensive commit themselves to have attended all 9 seminars within 2 years. If the 9 seminars to be completed are not completed within this period, any claim to participation in the outstanding seminars within this further training expires. The period begins with the day of registration for the CAS Performance Management intensive.

Right of revocation and withdrawal

You have the right to revocation of this contract within fourteen days without stating reasons. The revocation period is fourteen days from the date of conclusion of the contract. In order to exercise your right of revocation, you must inform us by sending a clear statement (e.g. an e-mail or letter sent by post) of your decision to withdraw from this contract. In order to comply with the revocation period, it is sufficient that you send the notification of the exercise of the right of revocation before the end of the revocation period. The revocation is to be sent to: University of St.Gallen, Chair of Controlling / Performance Management, Institute for Accounting, Controlling and Auditing, Tigerbergstrasse 9, CH-9000, pmacademy@unisg.ch.

Consequences of withdrawal

If you withdraw from this contract, we undertake to refund all payments we have received from you immediately and at the latest within fourteen days from the day on which we receive notification of your revocation of this contract. For this refund we will use the identical means of payment that you used for the original transaction, unless otherwise expressly agreed with you. You will not be charged any fees for this refund.

General 

The participant agrees to the processing of his data as far as this is within the scope of the purpose of the privity of contract.

Copyright

The seminar documents handed out in the course of the event are subject to copyright protection and may only be reproduced, translated, reprinted, electronically processed, distributed or published - even in part - with the express written consent of the Chair of Controlling / Performance Management of the Institute for Accounting, Controlling and Auditing of the University of St.Gallen and the respective lecturers.

Liability 

The courses are prepared and conducted with the greatest care by the Chair of Controlling / Performance Management of the Institute for Accounting, Controlling and Auditing of the University of St.Gallen and its lecturers. However, the Chair of Controlling / Performance Management of the Institute for Accounting, Controlling and Auditing of the University of St.Gallen does not assume any liability for the correctness, topicality and completeness of the seminar documents and course contents.

The Chair of Controlling / Performance Management of the Institute for Accounting, Controlling and Auditing of the University of St.Gallen is not liable for loss or damage of items brought to events, unless the loss or damage of these items is due to grossly negligent or intentional behavior of the Chair of Controlling / Performance Management of the Institute for Accounting, Controlling and Auditing of the University of St.Gallen.

As a matter of principle, data carriers brought along by participants may not be loaded onto our computers. Should we suffer damage as a result of an infringement, we reserve the right to claim damages.

Hauptgebäude Uni St. Gallen Außenansicht

Universität St. Gallen (HSG)
Institut für Accounting, Controlling und Auditing (ACA-HSG)
Lehrstuhl für Controlling / Performance Management
Tigerbergstrasse 9
CH-9000 St.Gallen

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