Terms & Conditions

These terms & conditions apply to every person utilizing this website, registering as an attendee, sponsor, or vendor, or participating in the event hosted by Northeast IAATI Inc., otherwise known as the Northeast Chapter of the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (NEIAATI). Any references to a date or a deadline, mentioned in these terms, website, or related documents, refer to US Eastern Standard Time (EST).

 

REGISTRATION

Registration is restricted to current members of the Northeast Chapter of the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (NEIAATI), members of the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI), or others who meet the qualifications of membership of either organization. Registration may be allowed to other individuals on a per case basis, including those persons who are current members of organizations with similar missions such as IASIU, ACFE, IAMI, IAAI, etc. If you have questions as to whether or not you would qualify to attend a conference, you may email us here:

 

Only fully completed registration forms will be accepted, and confirmation of attendance will not be provided until proper payment is received and confirmed based upon the levels outlined within this website.  If payment is not processed online, an invoice may be requested by any party and will be sent following receipt of the appropriate registration form, however, attendance is not guaranteed until payment is received. If the full payment has not been received before the deadline indicated, the registration will remain valid, however the fee due will be increased according to the payment period (early vs standard). Additional fees may be added if payment is made on-site at the start of the conference (as to be determined by the seminar director).

 

If the maximum capacity is reached, Northeast IAATI Inc. reserves the right to refuse additional registrations.

 

We also reserve the right to prohibit access to anyone, at any time, or to remove anyone from the conference at any time, if it is in the best interest of Northeast IAATI Inc., our other attendees, or in the event of allegations of inappropriate behavior. No refunds will be provided should someone be prohibited or removed from the venue.

 

PAYMENT

When processing your registration online, a 'ticket' will be issued to you. While you may not be required to present the ticket upon check-in at the conference, the ticket is your guarantee of admission. If an error is made in our registration process, we will make all attempts to rectify the problem immediately, however if you are unable to present your ticket or show proof of payment, we may restrict your access until the matter is resolved.  Anyone presenting a ticket on a questioned registration, will be allowed access while the matter is being reviewed. If we determine that a ticket was issued but payment was not received, you may be restricted from attending any further events until payment has been made.

 

Payments should be processed at the time of the registration by credit card and will be accepted in USD only. Any processing fees will be included in the ticket price, however if your credit card or bank imposes additional fees directly to you, we are not responsible. Any negative balance will be collected on-site and access to the conference may be restricted until full payment is received. Registration and invoicing of fees may be processed alternately on a case-by-case basis. A minimum $25 USD fee will be levied on any returned checks and payment for registration may be increased to standard rates if the check was issued during early registration.

 

CANCELLATION

Notice of cancellation must be made in writing via email. The notification must include all relevant information regarding the attendee, ticket number (if available), and how payment was processed (via cc or check). The cancellation will not be effective until a written acknowledgement from Northeast IAATI Inc. is received by you. Registration fees may be refunded as follows:

Written cancellation received:

 

  • Within 72 hours of initial payment (regardless of date processed): 100% refund

  • Before April 1, 2020: 100% refund

  • After April 1, 2020 before May 15, 2020: 50% refund

  • After May 16, 2020: No Refund

 

The date of issue of your ticket will be the basis for considering refunds. If sent by check, the date of deposit will be the basis for considering refunds. Refunds will be issued as soon as practical. In the case of over-payment or double payment, refund requests must be made in writing via email and the full amount of over-payment or double payment will be refunded if the request is determined to be valid.

 

No refunds will be granted for unattended events or early termination of attendance, or if a course is cancelled by the speaker or presenter, or due to other issues beyond our control or voluntarily made by you.

 

By registering for our event, you agree that neither Northeast IAATI Inc. or the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators, assume any liability whatsoever. Participants are requested to make their own arrangements for health and travel insurance. The conference fee does not include insurance.

 

In the event that the conference cannot be held or is postponed due to issues beyond the control of Northeast IAATI Inc. (force majeure) or due to issues which are not attributable to wrongful intent or gross negligence of Northeast IAATI Inc., Northeast IAATI Inc. cannot be held liable for any damages, costs, or losses incurred, such as transportation costs, accommodation costs, costs for additional orders, financial losses, etc.

 

Under these circumstances, Northeast IAATI Inc. reserves the right to either retain the entire registration fee and to credit it for a future congress, or to reimburse you after deducting costs already incurred for the preparation and execution of the event which could not be recovered from third parties.

 

MODIFICATION TO AGENDA or SCHEDULE

Northeast IAATI Inc. reserves the right to modify the agenda or schedule at any time. No refunds can be granted in case of cancellation of speakers, changes to presentations, meetings, banquets, or for any unforeseen issues which are beyond our control.

 

NAME BADGES

Name badges must be worn at all times during the event. Access to presentations, ceremonies, hospitality events or the banquet will not be granted without your name badge being displayed properly. If a name badge is lost, misplaced, or forgotten, a new name badge must be re-issued before attending further events. Upon handing out a new name badge, the lost badge will be deactivated and become invalid. A fee for re-issuance of a name badge may be required.

 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

As a condition of your attendance at this conference, you are required to comply with the rules and regulations governing the applicable venue. You shall insure and keep insured any property you bring onto the premise, and Northeast IAATI Inc., assumes no responsibility for loss, damage, theft, destruction, or abandonment of any such property brought onto, or left, at the venue, including vehicles.

 

YOU EXPRESSLY ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY, LIABILITY AND RISK ASSOCIATED WITH OR RESULTING FROM OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ATTENDANCE OR PARTICIPATION AT THIS EVENT.  You agree that at no point will Northeast IAATI Inc. or the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators, or either organizations Boards, Officers, Directors, Employees, Agents, Volunteers, or Representatives be liable for any consequential, indirect, special, punitive or incidental damages of any nature or for any reason whatsoever whether or not apprised of the possibility of any such damages. Further, you expressly acknowledge and agree that to the maximum extent provided under the applicable law, Northeast IAATI Inc.'s maximum liability to you in any way related to, in conjunction with or arising from your attendance at the event, or judicial determination of Northeast IAATI Inc.'s wrongful cancellation of the conference, will be limited solely to the return of all of any registration fee previously paid by you for the relevant event.

PHOTOGRAPHS, AUDIO & VIDEO RECORDING

Northeast IAATI Inc. may, without the further consent of the participants, use and release pictures and videos taken during the conference for future education, promotion, and/or in future marketing materials. By participating in this event you agree that photographs or sound or video recordings taken during the event could include recognizable images or voices, and may be posted on our website or used in promotional materials available through our media, including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter or similar platforms.

 

Our event is held in a public space, therefore we do not prohibit participants, exhibitors, or sponsors, from photographing, video or audio-taping some activities, however, we reserve the right to limit such activities.  AT NO TIME will any participant videotape or audio record any presenter, instructor, or speaker without their direct consent.

 

COPYRIGHT

All materials provided, whether written or oral, at this conference by any presenter, instructor, or speaker are considered to be copyrighted by them, and are not to be shared unless permission is provided to you, by them, in writing.  Northeast IAATI Inc. will not distribute, retain, or facilitate the exchange of information provided by any presenter, instructor, or speaker and this must be arranged between the parties directly.

CODE OF CONDUCT

All attendees, speakers, sponsors and volunteers at our conference are required to agree with the following code of conduct. We will enforce this code throughout the conference. We expect cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe environment for everybody. Please alert onsite event staff if you notice a dangerous situation, someone in distress, or observe inappropriate behavior.

 

You are expected to behave in a considerate, respectful, and collaborative manner towards all individuals participating in, or providing services, for the event. You shall refrain from demeaning, discriminatory, or harassing behavior and speech, and be mindful of your surroundings and of your fellow participants.

 

Drink Responsibly. At many of Northeast IAATI Inc.'s events, there is access to both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. We therefore expect participants at our conferences to drink responsibly regardless of whether you are on or off site. Northeast IAATI Inc.'s staff have the right to deny service to participants, and may require a participant to leave the conference, if we determine that it is in the best interest of the participant, us, or others.

 

Northeast IAATI Inc. is committed to providing equality of opportunity and fair treatment for all. We will not intentionally discriminate on the basis of gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, religion, culture or disability in dealing with persons attending or participating in our conference, nor will we allow others to do so either. We will make all attempts possible to provide equal access to program materials, classrooms, and training. 

 

If Northeast IAATI Inc.'s leadership, in its sole discretion, finds that you have engaged in any harassing or discriminatory behavior at the event, or are in violation of these Terms and Conditions, or are in violation of our Code of Conduct, then, you may be removed and excluded from remaining at the venue, with no refund due of your paid registration fees or any other fees, including costs of the hotel, associated cancellation fees, etc. Furthermore, you will be disqualified from attending or participating in any future Northeast IAATI Inc. events, and your membership, or future membership, within the organization may be terminated.

Privacy Policy

Protecting your information is our top priority. This statement of privacy applies to the event being described and the information collected by the Northeast Chapter of IAATI in relation to the registration and payment of tickets and the processing of same through any registration form.  By using this website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain information to us when you elect to register for an event, sign up as a sponsor, purchase tickets, subscribe to our newsletter, or select other services as may be offered on this Site.

NEIAATI collects and uses your personal information in order to confirm your identity, ensure that only those registering for the event are allowed under the rules of the event, and to assist in the operation the Northeast Chapter of the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators.  We may also use your personal information to send you information regarding this event, upcoming events, or information about the Chapter or the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI).

 

We do not sell or otherwise monetize your personal information. We may provide your personal information to third parties who are directly involved in the event (including sponsors, vendors, hotel, payment processing companies, etc.) but only with regard to this event. Information is limited to only that which you provide to us through the registration process. We are not responsible for data breaches or the disclosure of information that you provide directly to third parties (such as PayPal, Wix, Hotel, etc.) when either making payments direct to them via their website or by phone, even if using links from this website in order to initiate or complete a process.

NEIAATI may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to 1.) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served to us or this site; 2.) protect and defend the rights of property of NEIAATI; and/or 3.)  act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of NEIAATI, or the public.

By using this website you understand and agree that information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by NEIAATI or Wix.com, our website host. This information can include IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, dates, referring websites, etc. This information is used for the operation of this website and the related services offered by NEIAATI and to provide to us general statistics regarding use of the VehicleCrimesConference website.

NEIAATI reserves the right to change or modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about any significant changes in the way we treat your information by sending you notice to the primary email specified when you registered for an event or purchased tickets, or by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of this website and/or services available through this website after such modifications will constitute your acknowledgement of the modified privacy policy and agreement to abide and be bound by that policy.

The Northeast Chapter of the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators welcomes your questions or comments with regard to this policy and you may contact us at:

Northeast IAATI Inc.

101 N Main St, Ste. B105

Mansfield, MA 02048

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