NSF International Food, Safety & Quality in Europe

Terms and Conditions

These are the terms and conditions (the “Agreement”) that govern your attendance at and/or participation in the event hosted by NSF International or its affiliate(s) (“NSF”) for which you are registering (the “Event”). By registering for the Event, you as a registrant or participant (“you”) are agreeing to these terms. If you are completing the registration on behalf of another individual, you warrant that you have made the attendee or participant aware of this Agreement and that he or she has accepted these terms and conditions.

  1. Event admission
    1. Admittance. Your registration entitles you to admittance to the Event. Any and all other costs associated with your attendance (including without limitation any travel and/or accommodation expenses) shall be borne solely by you.
    2. Removal. You acknowledge that NSF reserves the right to request your removal from the Event if NSF, in its sole discretion, considers your presence and/or behavior to create a disruption or to hinder the Event and/or the enjoyment of the Event by other attendees or speakers.
    3. Media. By attending the Event you acknowledge and agree to grant NSF the right at the Event to record, film, photograph or capture your likeness in any media now available and hereafter developed and to distribute, broadcast, use or otherwise globally to disseminate, in perpetuity, such media without any further approval from you or any payment to you. This grant to NSF includes, but is not limited to, the right to edit such media, the right to use the media alone or together with other information, and the right to allow others to use and/or disseminate the media.
    4. Event Content. You acknowledge and agree that NSF, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to change any and all aspects of the Event, including but not limited to, the Event name, themes, content, program, speakers, performers, hosts, moderators, and time.
  2. Privacy Policy
    1. NSF is committed to protecting the privacy of its customers. NSF operates a strict privacy policy, which is available at https://www.nsfinternationalfood.eu/brussels/privacy.php. You hereby consent and agree that NSF may disclose your name and contact information to the other attendees and registrants of the Event.
    2. You expressly consent to NSF to process your personal data and to transfer your personal data to NSF’s third-party providers for processing.
    3. You acknowledges and agrees that NSF and NSF’s third-party providers may use all data inputted into or collected by the registration for the Event or through the Event on a historical, aggregated and/or anonymous basis (collectively, “Aggregate Data”) in compliance with applicable privacy policies and applicable laws, including for any commercial purposes, including but not limited to the distribution of benchmarking, research, and/or analytical materials. Aggregate Data shall not identify CLIENT as the source of any specific data, pattern or finding, nor shall it include any personally identifiable information of any individual users of the Service. NSF will be the sole and exclusive owner of all right, title and interest to such Aggregate Data and, notwithstanding anything to the contrary, shall be free to use and disclose on a world-wide and royalty-free basis the Aggregate Data for its business purposes.
  3. Intellectual Property
    1. All intellectual property rights in and to the Event, the Event content and all materials distributed at or in connection with the Event are owned by NSF and/or the Event sponsors or speakers presenting at the Event. You may not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce any trademarks or other trade names appearing at the Event, in any Event content and/or in any materials distributed at or in connection with the Event for any reason without the prior written permission of NSF.
    2. For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to vest in you any legal or beneficial right in or to any trademarks or other intellectual property rights owned or used under license by NSF or any of its affiliates or grant to you any right or license to any other intellectual property rights of NSF or its affiliates, all of which shall at all times remain the exclusive property of NSF and its affiliates.
  4. Warranties and Limitation of Liability
    1. The Event is provided “AS IS.” NSF MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE, RELIABILITY, ACCURACY OR SUITABILITY FOR ANY PURPOSE, OF THE EVENT OR THE CONTENT. NSF DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE APPLICATION AND ITS OPERATION, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
    2. Neither NSF nor its affiliates shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential costs, damages or losses arising directly or indirectly from the Event or other aspect related thereto or in connection with this Agreement.
    3. The maximum aggregate liability of NSF for any claim in any way connected with therewith or this Agreement whether in contract, tort or otherwise (including any negligent act or omission) shall be limited to the amount paid by you to NSF under this Agreement to attend the Event.
    4. You agree to protect, indemnify, defend, and hold harmless NSF and its employees, officers, directors, and agents against all claims, losses, or damages to persons or property, governmental charges or fines, and costs (including reasonable attorney's fees) arising out of or connected to your actions or failure to act in accordance with this Agreement.
  5. Miscellaneous
    1. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Belgium and the parties shall submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Belgian courts. This Agreement is in addition to any other terms, conditions or agreements NSF may request separately for attendance to or participation in the Event.