ARTICLE 1 APPLICABILITY

  1. These terms and conditions apply to the offer of registration for, payment for and participation in the 56th IGFR World Championship 2019 (the Tournament) to be held in Hamburg, Germany, from May 25./26 to 31, 2019. By registering, the participant acknowledges the applicability of these terms and conditions.
  2. Participation in the Tournament is at your own risk.
  3. There will be no deviations from and / or additions to these terms and conditions unless agreed to in writing.
  4. If one or more provisions of these terms and conditions are determined to be wholly or partially invalid or void at any time, all other terms and conditions will remain in force.

 

ARTICLE 2 DEFINITIONS

  1. The Society is the IGFR Championships 2019 e.V., registered in the Amtsgericht (Court) Lüneburg, Germany, under number VRA 201431. The Society’s business is conducted by an Organizing Committee.
  2. The Tournament is a multi-day event organized by the IGFR Championships 2019 e.V for the participants from May 26 to May 31, 2019, as outlined on the website www.igfr-hamburg-2019.de.
  3. Participant is any person who has registered as a Rotarian golfer or a partner or guest.
  4. Rotarian golfer is the primary participant in the Tournament.
  5. Partner is a person accompanying the Rotarian golfer and may be a partner golfer who will participate in the Tournament or a partner non-golfer.
  6. Registration indicates the acceptance by the Rotarian golfer and partner of the offer of the IGFR Championships 2019 e.V to participate in the Tournament and in related activities by submission of the completed application form on the website or otherwise.
  7. Registration fee(s) are the amounts payable by the Rotarian golfer and partner golfer to participate in the Tournament and for partner non-golfers to participate in the excursions and for all to participate in the social activities that are part of the Tournament week.
  8. Accommodation is the hotel where the Rotarian golfer and partner will stay during the Tournament week.
  9. Excursions are included in the registration fee for partner non-golfers. Partner golfers can, after previous registration, also participate in excursions.

 

ARTICLE 3 REGISTRATION AND AGREEMENT TO PAY

  1. Registration fees are payable in full at the time of registration, as defined in article 2, paragraph 5, unless the registration is not accepted by IGFR Championships 2019 e.V.
  2. After receipt of the registration fees by the IGFR Championships 2019 e.V, the Rotarian golfer and partner are entitled to participate in the Tournament and in related activities.
  3. The IGFR Championships 2019 e.V considers the address and e-mail addresses specified on the application as the addresses for correspondence. Changes of address must be given in writing to the IGFR Championships 2019 e.V at its e-mail address contact@igfr-hamburg-2019.de or by letter to the IGFR Championships 2019 e.V., Office Blinder Berg 27, 21379 Scharnebeck, Germany.
  4. The participants give their explicit consent to the IGFR Championships 2019 e.V to process and keep track of the data entered on the application form or subsequently provided. The IGFR Championships 2019 e.V will process this data with the utmost care and not make it available to third parties without the explicit consent of the participant, other than third parties engaged by the IGFR Championships 2019 e.V for registering participants and/or organizing excursions, playing on the golf courses and everything needed for the smooth running of the Tournament. E-mail addresses may be shared with IGFR International and organizers of subsequent IGFR tournaments?
  5. Regardless of whether registration is applied for by the Rotarian golfer or the partner, all terms and conditions will apply to both Rotarian golfer and the partner or guest.

 

ARTICLE 4 CONFIRMATION, BILLING AND PAYMENT

  1. Following registration and payment of the registration fees, the participant will receive a confirmation email.
  2. The participant is not entitled to suspend or cancel any payment, unless prior written approval is granted by the IGFR Championships 2019 e.V.
  3. In case the registration fees are not received by the start of the Tournament, the participant can only participate in the Tournament by payment in € in cash or bank draft. Payment by debit or credit card will not be possible on site and is expressly excluded.
  4. The Society does not accept any consequence or liability regarding the exclusion from the Tournament as a result of late payment referred to in this article.

 

ARTICLE 5 CANCELLATION OF REGISTRATION

  1. Cancellation will only be accepted by eMail to contact@igfr-hamburg-2019.de or by letter to the IGFR Championships 2019 e.V., Office Blinder Berg 27, 21379 Scharnebeck, Germany.
  2. A cancellation made before March 1, 2019 is fully refundable (./. deduction fee fee). If you cancel your registration after this date, the following refund schedule will apply :
    Cancellation between March 1 – 31, 2019: 75% refund (./. deduction fee)
    Cancellation between April 1 – 30, 2019: 50% refund (./. deduction fee)
    After May 1, 2019: No refund
  3. Exceptions to cancellation fees will only be made in cases which, in the sole judgment of the IGFR Championships 2019 e.V., are a result of a force majeure on the part of the applicant. The onus is on the applicant to prove force majeure using verifiable records.
  4. Participants are encouraged to take out a cancellation (withdrawal) insurance to cover any cancellation fees.

 

ARTICLE 6 LIABILITY

  1. Except as noted in paragraph 2 below, the IGFR Championships 2019 e.V accepts no liability for complete or partial cancellation of the Tournament or changes to program components, locations, or any alteration of the Tournament.
  2. Liability, if any, under paragraph 1 above shall be limited to the amount of the registration fee.
  3. The IGFR Championships 2019 e.V accepts no liability for personal costs and damages due to personal injury or loss of property of the participants during the Tournament and during their travel before and after. Participants should ensure that they are covered by appropriate and adequate insurance.
  4. The Society disclaims all liability howsoever caused for any damages resulting from or in connection with registration, payment or participation in the Tournament, unless there is a statutory requirement for compensation for that damage. In that case, the participant shall be required to demonstrate the extent of the damage and the requirement to pay.
  5. This limitation of liability does not apply if there is intent or gross negligence on the part of the IGFR Championships 2019 e.V.
  6. The IGFR Championships 2019 e.V assumes no responsibility for any error, act or omission by third parties engaged for the benefit of the participants, including but not limited to the Tournament office, the sponsors, the Tournament director, the organization of the pre- or post-tours, overnight accommodation, reservation sites, organization of the excursions, transportation and effective leadership at the locations of the Tournament.
  7. If the Society suffers damage as a result of an act or omission on the part of a participant, the participant is liable for the damage caused by this and the damage will be recovered by the IGFR Championships 2019 e.V from the participant. The participant shall indemnify the Society for all such claims.

 

ARTICLE 7 ACCOMMODATIONS

  1. Participants who have registered with the Tournament hotels through the links on the Tournament website are subject to the additional provisions laid out in this article.
  2. The IGFR Championships 2019 e.V. is not a party to the arrangements between a participant and a hotel, either as principal or agent. The participant´s legal relationship is with the hotel. Accordingly, the IGFR Championships 2019 e.V. cannot resolve disputes between the participant and the hotel and is not liable for any damages arising from the participant’s stay at the hotel.
  3. Liability for damage consisting of loss of enjoyment or business and other consequential damage is excluded under all circumstances.

 

ARTICLE 8 EXCURSIONS

  1. Rotarian golfers who have purchased excursions advertised on the Tournament website are subject to the additional provisions laid out in this article.
  2. The IGFR Championships 2019 e.V. is not a party to the arrangements between a participant and an excursion operator, either as principal or agent. The participant’s legal relationship is with the operator of the excursion. Accordingly, the Society cannot resolve disputes between the participant and the excursion operator and is not liable for any damages arising from the participant´s time on the excursion.
  3. Liability for damage consisting of loss of enjoyment or business and other consequential damage is excluded under all circumstances.

 

ARTICLE 9 GOLF COURSES AND OTHER VENUES

  1. Participants are required to comply with the rules of conduct and house rules of golf courses and other venues where Tournament activities are conducted.
  2. Liability for damage consisting of loss of enjoyment or business and other consequential damage is excluded under all circumstances.

 

ARTICLE 10 APPLICABLE LAW AND DISPUTES

  1. The legal relationship between the IGFR Championships 2019 e.V. and the participant is exclusively subject to German law.
  2. Any dispute will be settled exclusively by the court in Lüneburg, Germany.