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Psych Congress Regionals Disclaimer

Psych Congress Regionals, its contractors, and attending news media may be photographing or videotaping scientific sessions and events at the meeting. By attending Psych Congress Regionals, attendees acknowledge these activities and agree to allow their image to be used by Psych Congress Regionals in association publications, on the Psych Congress Regionals website, and in marketing and promotional materials. Attendees at Psych Congress Regionals waive all claims against Psych Congress Regionals for any liability resulting from these uses.

COVID-19 Clause

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have relaxed our cancellation policy for Psych Congress Regionals. You now have until 7 days prior to the course to cancel and the cancellation fee will be waived.

Cancellation Policy

All requests for cancellation must be received in writing by email to registration@hmpglobal.com or postmarked by 7 days prior to the course.

In lieu of a refund, you may also request a voucher for participation in a future meeting.

Registrants wishing to cancel may instead transfer their registration to someone else without penalty if they send a written request with the replacement person’s name by 7 days prior to the course.

Cancellations received after 7 days prior to the course will be issued a voucher for participation in a future meeting. If you do not cancel in advance, no refunds will be issued once the event has concluded, regardless of whether you participated in the event.

Cancellations for hotel and transportation reservations must be handled by the individual registrant directly with the hotel, airline, and/or other related company.

Credit vouchers may be offered should program be suspended or shortened due to weather or other conditions or circumstances beyond HMP’s control, including but not limited to any cancellation related to the COVID-19 epidemic.

Liability Statement

Definitions:
HMP Global is the owner of Psych Congress Regionals. HMP and Psych Congress Regionals are known collectively in this statement as Psych Congress Regionals.

I agree and acknowledge that I am undertaking participation in Psych Congress Regionals events and activities as my own free and intentional act and I am fully aware that possible physical injury might occur to me as a result of my participation in these events. I give this acknowledgement freely and knowingly and that I am, as a result, able to participate in Psych Congress Regionals events and I do hereby assume responsibility for my own well-being and safety.

Photographs and Video Material taken at Psych Congress Regionals:

Psych Congress Regionals plans to take photographs and video material at Psych Congress Regionals events and reproduce them in Psych Congress Regionals educational, news or promotional material, whether in print, electronic or other media, including the websites. By participating in Psych Congress Regionals events, you grant Psych Congress Regionals the right to use your name, photograph and biography for such purposes. All postings become the property of Psych Congress Regionals. Postings may be displayed, distributed or used by Psych Congress Regionals for any purpose.

Furthermore:
i. I acknowledge Psych Congress Regionals' right to crop, splice, treat and edit any photographs taken of me at Psych Congress Regionals' sole discretion. I waive my right to inspect or approve the finished product, now and in the future, whether that use is known or unknown to me;

ii. I hereby agree to release, defend, and hold harmless Psych Congress Regionals and its agents or employees, including any firm publishing and/or distributing the finished product in whole or in part, from and against any claims, damages or liability arising from or related to the use of the photographs, including but not limited to any misuse, distortion, blurring, alteration, optical illusion, or in the taking, processing, reduction or production of the finished product, its publication or distribution.

Copyright Notice

Companies that submit artwork or upload or link any material (including but not limited to images, text, documents and/or video files) to the website are solely responsible for the content of such material and for gaining required permissions under copyright, trademark, trade secret or other applicable law for the use of such material (Caution: Many websites purchase artwork from stock photo suppliers for the expressed website use or from hired photographers who have only supplied one-time rights.) By submitting any such material, the submitting company represents and agrees that (i) it has obtained the necessary permissions referenced above, (ii) any such material is not likely to defame and does not invade the privacy of any person, and (iii) it will defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Company, its affiliates and their respective directors, employees and agents (including , without limitation, its publishing partner or any agent acting on its behalf) from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) resulting from the submitting company's breach of the obligations set forth in this paragraph.

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have relaxed our cancellation policy for Psych Congress Regionals. You now have until 7 days prior to the course to cancel and the cancellation fee will be waived.

Acceptance

By registering for and attending Psych Congress Regionals events, I hereby agree that I accept the terms stated above and, indemnify and hold harmless Psych Congress Regionals, its affiliates and their respective directors, employees and agents (including, without limitation, any agent acting on its behalf) from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees) resulting from attendance at Psych Congress Regional events.