Terms and conditions

  1. Definitions
    1. The MEI Virtual Conference (referred to as ‘Event’ in these terms) to be held on 9-10 July 2021 is organised by Mathematics in Education and Industry (a charity registered with the charity commission with number:1058911 and address Monckton House, Epsom Centre, White Horse Business Park, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 0XG; referred to as ‘MEI ’, 'Us', 'We' in these terms).
    2. You can contact MEI by emailing: [email protected].
    3. These Terms & Conditions apply to every person registering to attend the Event (‘You’ 'Your').
    4. We invite contributions to the cost of the Event which can be paid by Your school, college or place of employment (referred to as ‘Organisation’ in these terms).This is in addition and separate to any donations You or your Organisation may also make to MEI.
  2. Registration
    1. By submitting an online registration, You acknowledge and accept these terms and conditions.
    2. By submitting an online registration, You confirm that the information you submit is accurate, true and complete.
    3. MEI will send You an email confirming that Your registration has been received.
    4. MEI reserve the right to reject any registration request received.
    5. You will receive joining instructions via email to the email address provided on the booking form.
    6. If you are making a booking on someone else's behalf please make sure they understand and accept these terms before completing the online registration as these terms will apply to them in the same way as for those who make their own bookings.
  3. Data protection and privacy
    1. Any data, including personal data, that you provide to MEI in relation to the Event will be processed in accordance with MEI’s Privacy NoticeOpens a new window.
    2. MEI will use the services of Socio to host the Event. You agree to Socio’s Terms of ServiceOpens a new window and that data will be processed in accordance with Socio’s Privacy PolicyOpens a new window
  4. Fees, changes and cancellation
    1. We welcome contributions of £20 for attendance from Your Organisation.
    2. Alternatively You may attend the Event without charge.
    3. The Event programme may vary slightly from the published information and the title of sessions at the Event may be changed up until the day of the Event.
    4. The Event has different sessions: access will be given in line with availability.
    5. MEI cannot guarantee You that you will be able to have access to Your chosen sessions.
    6. The Event is subject to cancellation, postponement or alteration at MEI’s discretion.
    7. You may cancel Your place at the event, provided You do so at least 20 days before the event. To exercise this right of cancellation please send confirmation in writing to [email protected] or use this cancellation formOpens a new window.
    8. If You cancel and Your Organisation has contributed £20 to the Event, You may ask for Us to return the contribution.
    9. If We receive Your cancellation more than 20 days before the date of the Event We will endeavour to return Your contribution to Your Organisation.
    10. PLEASE NOTE: individual donations through our donation page are unrelated to the Event and will not be returned if the Event is cancelled, postponed or altered.
    11. In the unlikely event that MEI cancels, postpones or alters the Event, MEI will notify You by email as soon as possible and you will be given the option to cancel your booking and request that We return Your Organisation’s £20 contribution.
  5. Content and Intellectual Property
    1. Copyright and all other intellectual property rights for all presentations and teaching, learning or training materials (referred to in this clause as “Content”) provided during the Event shall remain the property of MEI or their respective owners.
    2. The Content is provided on an “AS IS” basis without any warranties of any kind (express or implied). MEI hereby exclude to the fullest extent permitted by law all liabilities, costs, claims, damages, losses and/or expenses arising from any inaccuracy or omission in the Content or arising from any infringing, defamatory or otherwise unlawful material in the Content.
    3. You agree not to distribute, reproduce, modify, transfer, sell or hire any Content provided during the Event unless expressly permitted to do so in writing.
    4. MEI will make as much Content available for Your learning and use as possible however please note that You may not use Content provided during the Event to support Your own teaching unless expressly permitted in writing.
    5. You agree not to audio or video record any part of the Event using any recording device, unless specifically agreed by MEI in writing.
    6. If You break these rules You may have to compensate Us and You will not be eligible to attend future Events.
    7. The Event and associated MEI websites may link to other websites and online tools provided for the convenience of the delegates. The contents of these websites are maintained by their owners, for which MEI take no responsibility. Neither can responsibility be taken for contents of any website linking to this website.
    8. MEI and guest speakers may make recordings or take photographs of the Event, MEI will process Your personal data (including Your image and recordings of Your voice) in line with our Privacy NoticeOpens a new window however please note that:
      1. Your image may be captured in photographs and / or films produced; and
      2. that the photos and films may be reproduced for promotional purposes, in advertising or in podcasts in future Events.
      3. This does not affect Your rights to access, rectification and deletion of Your data.
  6. Liability
    1. We are responsible to You for foreseeable loss and damage caused by Us or our failing to use reasonable care and skill in providing the Event but We are not responsible for any loss and damage that is not foreseeable.
    2. We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to You where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors.
    3. MEI accepts no liability to You for any losses incurred by you including but not limited to expenditure or loss of income that You may incur if MEI cancels, postpones or alters the Event.
    4. Views expressed by guest speakers, exhibitors and sponsors are their own. MEI shall not be responsible or liable for any advice given, or views expressed, by any speaker and/or sponsor or in any material provided.
    5. MEI shall not be responsible or liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of the services or information provided in connection with the Event.
  7. System requirements
    1. The Event is held online and requires certain system requirements to function - these are set out on our system requirements page.
    2. You acknowledge the system requirements and will check that Your system or Your Organisation's system is able to meet these requirements before registering for the Event.
  8. General
    1. For most products and services bought online You have a legal right to change your mind within 14 days and receive a refund however PLEASE NOTE that if You make your Registration and make a contribution to MEI fewer than 14 days prior to the Event We may not be able to refund Your contribution if You change your mind after the Event has occurred.
    2. If You would like to change your mind after you have registered and given a contribution please email: [email protected] or use this cancellation formOpens a new window.
    3. Nobody else has any rights under this contract. This contract is between You and us. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms.
    4. MEI reserve the right at all times to change, amend, add or remove any of the above terms without prior notice.
    5. If one or more of the conditions outlined in these Terms & Conditions should be or become invalid, the remaining conditions will continue to be valid and apply.
    6. These terms are governed by the Law of England and Wales and You can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in the English and Welsh courts. If You live in Scotland You can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in either the Scottish or the English courts. If You live in Northern Ireland You can bring legal proceedings in respect of the products in either the Northern Irish or the English courts.