18th Annual Biosemiotics Gathering website
TOS (Terms of Service)

Our policies are: 
Terms and conditions:
Welcome to our digital registration site. These are our terms and conditions for use of the site, which you may access in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web via www.biosemiotics.life, PDA, and mobile phone. However you access the Site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. 

You may access areas of the Biosemiotics Site that require registration by becoming a registered member and creating an account with us. You agree to be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords or other account identifiers which you choose and all activities that occur under your account. 

By registering on the Site, you agree that:
(i) your account and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access the Site;

(ii) you will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any registration area of the Site; and

(iii) you will not create registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the site, or other users; nor will you seek to pass yourself off as another user. 

You agree to notify us immediately if you become aware any unauthorised use of your password or account identifiers by others.

For the avoidance of confusion, we will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to the Content or any part of it. You can access other sites via links from the Site. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents. 

We give no warranties of any kind concerning the Site or the Content. In particular, we do not warrant that the Site or any of its contents is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties. 

Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to the Guardian Site, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the ISBS, its parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees from any and all claims, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including, but not limited to, attorneys' fees and expenses, arising out a breach by you or any user of your account of these terms and conditions or privacy policy or arising out of a breach of your obligations, representation and warranties under these terms and conditions.

Cancellation policy: Those unable to make it will receive a full refund if they cancel a month before the conference; those two weeks before the conference will get a 50% refund; those cancelling less than two weeks cannot be refunded

Privacy of information: We don’t share any email address, or other information with any other parties. We do our very best to protect your privacy by using security technology appropriately. This means:

• we make sure that we have appropriate security measures to protect your information; and

• we make sure that when we ask another organisation to provide a service for us, they have appropriate security measures.

2 We will respect your privacy. You should receive marketing (whether by email, post, SMS or telephone) only from us. We may email you occasionally with information or questions about your registration, your subscription account or postings, for example, with reminders, warnings or copyright requests.

3. We will collect and use individual user details only if we have your permission or we have sensible business reasons for doing so, such as collecting enough information to manage subscriptions.

4 We will be clear in our dealings with you as to what information about you we will collect and how we will use it.

5 We will use personal information only for the purposes for which it was originally collected and we will make sure we delete it securely.

6 Our site is accessible via the internet. This means that people around the world who access our website can see anything you post on the website, for example, comments about an article.

Pricing is $100 before May 10, $125 after.