terms & conditions

Agreement

manetch identifies and organizes on- and offline meetings with business managers around the world to give you the chance to exchange experience and knowledge with peers. Therefore, we make services available through our web site. This agreement applies to the entire contents of this web site under the domain manetch.com and to any correspondence by email between us and you. Any diverging terms and conditions shall have no validity. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this web site. Using this web site indicates that you accept these terms without modification. If you do not accept these terms, do not use this web site. This agreement is subject to change by manetch in its sole discretion at any time, with or without notice. Your continued use of this web site or the services after the posting of revisions to this agreement will constitute your acceptance of such revisions. Please consult the end of this agreement to determine when the agreement was last revised.

Eligibility

You must be eighteen or over to register as a member of manetch. You must register with your individual name. Memberships in a company's name are not allowed.
You will only maintain one manetch account at any given time.
The purpose of manetch is to facilitate peer-to-peer know-how exchange between professionals. Therefore, you have to be a professional with experience and knowledge in at least one specific area/field, and you have to be interested in exchange among peers.
We review and evaluate all registrations carefully before we accept to ensure the validity of membership profiles. This is necessary for our members to get the maximum benefit out of their meetings. manetch decides about memberships on its own discretion and can refuse the membership without giving any reason. manetch can edit profiles of the users at any time to enforce compliance with the terms and conditions. The access to conferences organized by manetch is only permitted when the registration has been accepted and confirmed by manetch and the corresponding attendance fee settled.

manetch platform

We match you with business leaders around the world to facilitate peer-to-peer know-how exchange between managers. The service enables you to contact other members. manetch neither is responsible for the making or keeping of appointments, nor for the success of your meeting/connection with a person. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other manetch members.

Conferences organized by manetch

Services

manetch operates a global platform for knowledge and experience exchange among the global business community. The following Terms and Conditions regulate the contractual relationship between the delegate of the manetch conference (event) and manetch. Event customers for events in Germany are billed and served by Manager eMatch GmbH, Kremmener Str. 6, 10435 Berlin, Germany. Event customers for events in the United States are billed and served by manetch Corp., 8912 NE Alderwood Rd., #25994, Portland, OR 97220, United States. Any diverging Terms and Conditions of the participant shall have no validity.

Registration

The delegate is entitled to use manetch services after the acceptance of the delegate registration form has been confirmed by manetch.

Data Transfer

By registering, the delegate agrees that personal data (company, first name, last name, email and - if necessary - phone number) may be shared with other participants of the event. This consent may be revoked by writing an email to events@manetch.com at any time.

Cancellation

Cancellation may be in writing only and made with full refund at any time up to 14 days before the start of the event. After this period, half of the delegate fee shall be retained by manetch. If the delegate fails to show up at the event, or cancels on the day of the event, the full delegate fee shall be retained. manetch will be pleased to accept an alternative participant at no extra charge at any time.

Liability

manetch reserves the right to replace speakers if circumstances require and to make any necessary changes to the programme, while preserving the overall character of the event. The delegates shall be notified without delay in the event of a cancellation due to force majeure, the indisposition of a speaker, problems arising at the venue or an insufficient number of delegates. Cancellation due to an insufficient number of delegates shall be announced no later than two weeks prior to the event. Under such circumstances, the delegate fee shall be refunded. No claims for reimbursement of travel expenses and accommodation costs, or for compensation due to lost working time, shall be accepted unless such costs are the result of grossly negligent or wilful behaviour on the part of manetch.

Copyrights and Recordings

All our conference documents are protected by copyright. Participants are only granted simple, non-transferrable rights of usage for personal purposes. Participants and third parties are not permitted under any circumstances to alter or make editorial changes, either in whole or in part, to the conference documents, or to use amended versions thereof, to copy them for third parties, to make them available to or release them to the public, to post them on the internet or on any other network, whether for payment or not, to imitate them, sell them on or use them in any way for commercial purposes. Copyright notices, trademarks or other identifying marks must not be removed. By registering, the customer agrees to the photos as well as video and audio recordings of manetch at the event. manetch retains all the rights to the recordings.

Charges and Conditions of Payment

The delegate pays a fee as set forth in the manetch delegate registration form. The fee is to be paid in full latest 21 days after receiving the invoice or on the day before the event whichever date comes earlier. If the delegate is in default of payment, manetch shall be entitled to demand late payment interest to the amount of 5% above the base lending rate. manetch reserves the right to exclude certain methods of payment on a case by case basis. Payments may not be made by sending in cash and manetch shall not be held liable for any losses arising therefrom. The fee must be paid before the event, latest at the event check in on the first day.

Special terms and conditions for manetch event speakers

After the event, all presentations will be provided as download for all conference participants on the manetch platform. Documents will be made available in a read-only pdf version. If there are slides in the presentation that shouldn’t be published, the speaker shall send a special version for publication. Speakers who do not wish to give permission for audio and video recordings of their presentation, shall notify manetch latest one day before the event. Speaking applications are invited from all types of companies. However, solution providers and consultants are only allowed to speak in conjunction with sponsorship packages. On the other hand, industry decision maker speakers are invited to attend the conferences with a VIP Conference Pass free of charge, but are expected to cover their costs for travel and accommodation themselves. In the exceptional cases that manetch covers any costs, these are only reimbursed up to the specific extent set forth in the speaker confirmation. Any additional costs are not accepted as reimbursable costs. If speakers fail to show up for the event, manetch reserves the right to ask for reimbursement for non-refundable costs incurred for accommodation and/or travel.

Marketplace operated by manetch

All products sold by the manetch Corporation are protected by copyright. Buyers of digital products are only granted simple, non-transferrable rights of usage for personal purposes. Buyers of digital products are not permitted under any circumstances to alter or make editorial changes, either in whole or in part, to the products, or to use amended versions thereof, to copy them for third parties, to make them available to or release them to the public, to post them on the internet or on any other network, whether for payment or not, to imitate them, sell them on or use them in any way for commercial purposes. Copyright notices, trademarks or other identifying marks must not be removed.

All products sold by third parties are subject to the terms and conditions of the sellers.

Declaration of secrecy

All conversations between members – on- and offline – have to be treated confidential unless clearly otherwise stated. No information should be given to third parties. This ensures an open exchange of information, ideas and solutions.

Purpose of meetings

The purpose of manetch is the arrangement of meetings for benchmarking, sparring and experience exchange.

Value-added tax

Payment or payment rates as specified on our web site shall be net. Value-added tax is added where manetch is required to do so by law.

Termination of membership

You can terminate your manetch membership at any time for any reason. If you want to do so, please log in to your account and delete your account. Terminating your manetch membership does not cancel the attendance of any events you have booked.
We may immediately terminate your membership and your access to the service at any time because you have breached this agreement and will send you notice of termination to the email address you provided.
We may deactivate the accounts of members who have not used the service for a period of six months or more (as calculated by the date of last connection to the service).

Use of the web site and service

The information that you supply to manetch and post on the web site must be accurate and conform to reality. You are solely responsible for the content that you publish, submit, post or display on the service, or transmit to other members via the service. manetch may review and delete any content, messages, photos or profiles that in the reasonable judgment of manetch violate this agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of members.
You warrant that you will not provide inaccurate, misleading or false information to manetch or to any other user. If information provided to manetch or another user subsequently becomes inaccurate, misleading or false, you will promptly notify manetch of such change.
You are not allowed to include any type of commercial or any other advertisements in your profile. Members violating this can have their account deleted immediately.
Illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the web site, including collecting names and/or email addresses of members by electronic or other means for sending unsolicited email and unauthorised framing of or linking to the web site will be investigated, and appropriate legal action will be taken.

Account security

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the username and password that you designate during the registration process with the service, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your username and password. You agree to notify manetch of any unauthorized use of your username or password or any other breach of security. manetch will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this provision.

Proprietary rights in content

manetch owns and retains all proprietary rights in the web site and the service. The web site contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other intellectual property and proprietary information of manetch.com. Except for that information which is in the public domain or for which you have been given written permission, you may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, reproduce, license, create derivative works from, transfer display, or sell or re-sell any such intellectual property or proprietary information.

Liability for content

We make every effort to keep the information on our web site current, but accept no liability whatsoever for the content provided. Pursuant to §7 par. 1 of TMG (German Tele-Media Act), the law limits our responsibility as a service provider to our own content on these web pages. According to §§8 to 10 of TMG, we are not obligated to monitor third party information provided or stored on our web site. However, we shall promptly remove any content upon becoming aware that it violates the law. Our liability in such an instance shall commence at the time we become aware of the respective violation.

No warranties

This web site is provided "as is" without any representations or warranties, express or implied. manetch makes no representations or warranties in relation to this web site or the information and materials provided on this web site.  

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, manetch does not warrant that:

  • this web site will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • the information on this web site is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Data protection and privacy

We are committed to protecting your privacy and keeping your data confidential. Data is collected in accordance with our privacy policy which is available on our web site. The information provided by members will be held in our database.
In accordance with our privacy policy, we may use your email address to communicate with you through email. We may send you emails that help inform new members about the features of the services. We will also send you service messages relating to the functioning of the services, and we will send you messages to inform you about your fresh matches.

Changes to our terms and conditions

If we decide to change our terms and conditions, we will post those changes on this page and update the terms and conditions modification date below.
Last terms and conditions change: February 2nd, 2017

Final provisions

For German events and any non-event products, German law shall apply to the exclusion of the UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods. These customers consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of Amtsgericht Berlin Tempelhof-Kreuzberg / Landgericht Berlin. For United States events, US law shall apply to the exclusion of the UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods.