Terms & Conditions


IABM Membership Booking Terms & Conditions

1.    Applicant companies must be demonstrable legal entity and their membership must be in that name.
2.    They may use an alternate name or brand for publicity purposes (e.g. on IABM website) but the named member is the one entitled to member benefits.
3.    All applications are subject to the approval of the IABM Members Board.
4.    All members must adhere to the IABM Business Standard, a code of conduct to which all IABM Members subscribe. It comprises a set of business rules that promote ethical behavior towards all stakeholders of an organization, from                 employees to competitors.
5.    Annual subscriptions to the IABM run from 1st January to 31st December each year. Any applications received part way through the year will pay a proportionate fee depending on the quarter in which they join.
6.    VAT/Sales Tax does not apply to sales outside the EC.
VAT/Sales Tax @ 20% will be applied to all membership subscriptions for companies based within the EC (exc UK) unless the Company VAT number is provided. 
VAT/Sales Tax @ 20% will be applied to all membership subscriptions for companies based in the UK.
7.    Eligibility for Platinum membership will be determined by an additional stage in the application process.
8.    Members must not use their Association membership as a basis for solicitation of business with other members. Membership of the IABM does provide an opportunity for engagement in networking, information exchange and the sharing of interest and issues in common and such activity is encouraged. It is for members to be responsible in their interpretation of where such engagement is appropriate and where it becomes, or may appear to become, tantamount to solicitation. The elected Members Board has the power to remove a company from membership where this rule may have been breached in accordance with paragraph 10 of the Articles of Association.

IABM TV Enhancement Package

1.    Formation and Incorporation

1.1    No contract shall be created between IABM and the Company until IABM provides written acknowledgement of the Company’s order for a scheduled media recording (“Media Recording”) by IABM TV (“Order”), together with any chosen enhancement package as detailed in the Order form (“Order Form”). IABM shall invoice the Company for the Order at the time of providing written acknowledgement of the Order (the “Contract”). 

2.    Payment of Enhanced Packages

2.1.    In the event that the Company orders an enhanced package, the Company must pay the price on the Order Form in full within 30 days of the invoice being raised in accordance with clause 1.1.
2.2.    Payment can be made in UK sterling, Euros or US Dollars in any acceptable method as specified by IABM in the relevant invoice.
2.3.    Payments via credit cards are subject to standard card charges and will be automatically applied to your invoice. 

3.    Recorded Materials

3.1.    The Media Recording shall take place at such time and place as detailed in the Order Form, unless otherwise agreed by IABM in advance (the “Scheduled Recording”).
3.2.    Copyright in the Media Recording shall be transferred to the Company upon payment of cleared funds as detailed in the Order Form to IABM.
3.3.    Subject to the terms and conditions of this Contract, the Company grants to IABM a limited, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use their intellectual property in the Media Recording in connection with the exercise of this Contract. IABM shall have the right to host the media recorded and make use of the media recorded for promotional purposes until such time as the Company informs IABM that they no longer wish to have the media recorded by IABM used by IABM.
3.4.    Each party acknowledges that the other party now and at all times hereafter is the exclusive owner of all rights, title and interest in and to all of its own intellectual property rights.
3.5.    Each party agrees that it will not assert any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property ownership or other proprietary rights in any of the other party's intellectual property rights, or any part of these or in any derivative work of such.
3.6.    Except for the right to use the other party's intellectual property rights as set out in this Contract, nothing contained in this Contract shall be construed to grant either party any right, title or interest in or to any intellectual property of the other party and each party is prohibited from making any use thereof of any nature except as expressly authorised in this Contract.
3.7.    IABM grants to the Company a licence to access and link to the Media Recording from the IABM website. 

4.    Termination

4.1.    Without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to IABM, IABM may terminate this Contract with immediate effect by giving notice to the Company no less than 48 hours prior to the Scheduled Recording.
4.2.    Without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to IABM, IABM may terminate this Contract and suspend all services due under this Contract without liability to the Company in the event that:
4.2.1.    the Company commits a serious breach of any of its material obligations under this Contract which (if remediable) is not remedied within 7 days of such breach occurring or if the breach occurs within 48 hours of the scheduled filming, is not remedied within 1 hour; and/or
4.2.2.    48 hours prior to the scheduled filming, the Company has not provided IABM with all the necessary information to enable it carry out the Scheduled Recording;
4.2.3.    the Company fails to pay the relevant invoice for this Contract in accordance with the terms specified in such invoice; and/or;
4.2.4.    the Company becomes insolvent. 
4.3.    On termination, all licenses to use the Media Recording shall terminate and all rights, title and interest in the Media Recording shall vest in IABM. 

5.    Representations, Warranties and Indemnities

5.1.    The Company represents and warrants that it has full power and authority to enter into this Contract.

5.2.    IABM does not provide the Media Recording subject to any warranty or condition either express or implied by common law, statute or otherwise, and all such warranties and conditions are hereby expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law. IABM does not deliver the recorded media subject to any warranty or condition concerning the fitness of the content for a particular purpose. 

5.3.    The Company agrees to defend, indemnify and hold IABM harmless from and against any and all losses, costs, claims, liabilities, damages, suits, actions or expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees) arising from or in connection with any breach of any warranty, representation or covenant made by the Company under this Contract or any breach of third party intellectual property rights. 

6.    Liability

6.1.    The exclusions and limitations of liability contained in these terms and conditions do not apply to any loss or damage resulting from death or personal injury caused by IABM's negligence or the negligence of its employees, agent or sub-contractors, loss or damages arising from IABM's fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other losses which may not be excluded or limited by law.

6.2.    Subject to clause 6.1, IABM shall under no circumstances be liable to the Company, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise,  for any loss of profit, loss of earnings, loss of anticipated savings, loss of revenue, loss of goodwill or for any indirect or consequential loss arising under or in connect with this Contract.

6.3.    Without prejudice to clause 6.1, IABM’s total liability to the Company in respect of all other losses arising under or in connection with this Contract, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, shall in no circumstances exceed the price paid in accordance with the Order Form. 
 
7.    Miscellaneous

7.1.    Subject to any variation to the Contract in writing and signed by a duly authorised representative on behalf of IABM, the Contract will be upon these terms and conditions, to the exclusion of all other terms and conditions, including any terms and conditions which the Company purports to apply under any purchase order, confirmation of order or similar document, whether or not such document is referred to in the Contract.
7.2.    The Company may not assign, sub-license or sub-contract in any other manner its rights or delegate its obligations under this Contract without IABM's prior written consent (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld). However, nothing in this Contract shall prevent IABM from assigning, sub-licensing or sub-contracting in any other manner its rights or delegating its obligations under this Contract.
7.3.    A person who is not party to the Contract shall not have any rights to enforce its terms.
7.4.    This Contract will be governed and construed in accordance with English law. Any dispute arising between IABM and the Company in connection with this Contract shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
7.5.    The parties are independent contractors. This Contract shall not be construed to create a joint venture or partnership between the parties. Neither party shall be deemed to be an employee, agent, partner or legal representative of the other for any purpose and neither shall have any right, power or authority to create any obligation or responsibility on behalf of the other.
7.6.    Neither party shall be liable hereunder by reason of any failure or delay in the performance of its obligations (except for the payment of money) on account of strikes, shortages, riots, insurrection, fires, flood, storm, explosions, earthquakes, acts of God, war, governmental action, or any other cause that is beyond the reasonable control of such party. 
7.7.    Each party shall be responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, if any, related to the performance of its obligations under this Contract. 
7.8.    This Contract, any exhibits hereto, and any accompanying acknowledgement of order constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof. This Contract supersedes, and the terms of this Contract govern, any other prior or collateral contracts with respect to the subject matter hereof. 
7.9.    If any provision of this Contract shall be held or made invalid or unenforceable for any reason, such invalidity shall not affect the remainder of this Contract, and the invalid or unenforceable provisions shall be replaced by a mutually acceptable provision, which being valid, legal and enforceable comes closest to the original intentions of the parties hereto and has like economic effect. 
7.10.    A waiver of any right under the Contract or law is only effective if it is in writing and shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any subsequent breach or default. No failure or delay by a party in exercising any right or remedy under the Contract or by law shall constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor prevent or restrict its further exercise of that or any other right or remedy. No single or partial exercise of such right or remedy shall prevent or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy. 
7.11.    The section headings contained herein are for reference purposes only and shall not in any way affect the meaning or interpretation of this Contract

IABM Training Academy Booking

1.    Wherever possible the IABM will negotiate with course venues to avoid any parking charges but this is not guaranteed. All rates for courses exclude any delegate parking charge that may be levied by the venue.
2.    For classroom courses all rates shown are exclusive of VAT/Sales Tax which is chargeable based on the location of classroom courses and falls under the VAT rules of that country regardless of origin of booking or delegate.
3.    For online courses all rates shown are exclusive of VAT/Sales Tax which is chargeable based on the location of the delegate.
4.    Members’ rates are only available for places booked for employees of IABM Member companies or where the delegate is entitled to take advantage of a recognized IABM Training Academy Delivery Partner Concession and can demonstrate that entitlement.
5.    All rates exclude residential accommodation. Delegates are responsible for booking their own residential accommodation. Where the IABM is able to secure any preferential rates for accommodation these will be advised at the time the booking is acknowledged. 
6.    All rates shown are exclusive of VAT/Sales Tax which is chargeable based on the location of classroom courses and falls under the VAT rules of that country regardless of origin of booking or delegate.
7.    All rates exclude residential accommodation.
8.    Payment is due at the time of booking and in any case must be made in full prior to the day preceding commencement of the course.
9.    Cancellations up to 30 days prior to the course will benefit from a refund less a £25 administration charge.
10.    Cancellations less than 30 days prior to the course will require payment in full.
11.    IABM reserves the right to cancel the course at any time without liability. In these circumstances all fees will be refunded. IABM will pay no compensation.
12.    The Sterling, Euro and US Dollar prices stated are fixed as at the time of booking.

IABM Awards Booking Terms & Conditions

1.    All rates are exclusive of 20% VAT/Sales Tax which is chargeable regardless of origin of booking or delegate.
2.    Where members book non-member guests the non-member rate applies for the guest.
3.    Payment is due at the time of booking and in any case must be made in full prior to the event.
4.    Cancellations up to 30 days prior to the conference will benefit from a refund less £25 administration charge.
5.    Cancellations less than 30 days prior to the conference will require payment in full.
6.    The IABM reserves the right to cancel the event at any time without liability. In these circumstances the delegate will be refunded. The IABM will not issue compensation.
7.    The Sterling, Euro and US Dollar prices stated are fixed as at the time of booking.

IABM Wire Terms & Conditions

8.    All rates are exclusive of 20% VAT/Sales Tax which is chargeable regardless of origin of booking or delegate.
9.    Where members book non-member guests the non-member rate applies for the guest.
10.    Payment is due at the time of booking and in any case must be made in full prior to the event.
11.    Cancellations up to 30 days prior to the conference will benefit from a refund less £25 administration charge.
12.    Cancellations less than 30 days prior to the conference will require payment in full.
13.    The IABM reserves the right to cancel the event at any time without liability. In these circumstances the delegate will be refunded. The IABM will not issue compensation.
14.    The Sterling, Euro and US Dollar prices stated are fixed as at the time of booking.

IABM Events Booking Terms & Conditions

15.    All rates are exclusive of 20% VAT/Sales Tax which is chargeable regardless of origin of booking or delegate.
16.    Where members book non-member guests the non-member rate applies for the guest.
17.    Payment is due at the time of booking and in any case must be made in full prior to the event.
18.    Cancellations up to 30 days prior to the conference will benefit from a refund less £25 administration charge.
19.    Cancellations less than 30 days prior to the conference will require payment in full.
20.    The IABM reserves the right to cancel the event at any time without liability. In these circumstances the delegate will be refunded. The IABM will not issue compensation.
21.    The Sterling, Euro and US Dollar prices stated are fixed as at the time of booking.

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