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Copyright & Other Rights

The website and all text, images, information, photographs contained within it, are owned by the Leibniz-Zentrum für Agrarlandschaftsforschung e.V. (ZALF). The copyright and all other intellectual property rights in the content contained on the website are the sole and exclusive property of ZALF.

The contents of the site and the site as a whole are intended solely for scientific, non-commercial use. You may view the website and print its contents for this purpose only. You may not use, transfer, copy or reproduce any part of the website in any form or by any means except for the sole purpose of viewing its content, unless you have the express written permission of ZALF.

Registration and Confirmation

Registration is subject to capacity limitations. Upon receipt of registration invoice or confirmation, registration is considered official and effectual and will be treated as a contract. This document is a valid VAT invoice which may be submitted to the local tax and revenue office for tax purposes.

Invoicing and Due Date for Fees

Fees for the scientific programme of the event will be charged in the name and on behalf of Leibniz-Zentrum für Agrarlandschaftsforschung e.V.(ZALF) inclusive the statutory VAT rate of 19% (as of 2015). Fees for the social evening will be charged in the name and on behalf of ZALF inclusive the statutory VAT rate of 19% (as of 2010). All fees are due upon receipt of the registration invoice or confirmation form. Transfer payments must include the name of the participant and the registration ID, otherwise they will not be accepted. All major credit cards are accepted.

Right of rescission

The participant has the right to withdraw from the registration contract within 14 days after registration at the symposium website, without giving reasons. Notification requires a letter (ZALF e.V., Eberswalder Straße 84, 15374 Müncheberg, Germany), fax (+49 33432 82 212) or e-mail (icropm2106.jpg), in which the participant informs ZALF upon the decision to withdraw from the registration contract. The notice period shall be deemed observed if the letter of withdrawal is dispatched within this period.

Scope of Services

Event fees include participation in the scientific programme and, if selected, the social evening. Included in this fee are programme book, abstract book, tickets for the social evening, name tags and a certificate of attendance. These items are generally handed out at the venue.

Cancellations, Changes, Refunds

Cancellations can be made in written form only and will only be accepted if received by 31 January 2016. A cancellation fee of €150.00 will apply when the cancellation request is submitted after 31 January 2016 and before 29 February 2016. The same terms apply for cancellations of the social evening, however no cancellation fee will be charged. Any cancellations after 29 February 2016 or no-shows at the event are not eligible for a refund and the full fee in accordance to the registration invoice or confirmation will be due. Any changes in booking, after booking confirmation has been issued, will result in a handling fee of €25.00. Any requested additions to existing reservations or reservations made during the event on-site will be processed according to availability.

Event Cancellation, Refunds

There is limited capacity for all events. For certain events a minimum number of participants is required. If the minimum number of participants is not reached, the organiser reserves the right to cancel all or parts of the event on a short-term notice. In this case, all paid fees will be fully refunded.

Force Majeure, Disclaimer

The organiser is responsible for all changes to individual parts of the event. Claims for damages are excluded if the staging of the event or individual components are hampered or prevented by unexpected political or economic events or generally by force majeure or by the cancellation of speakers or if similar changes are required.

Hotel Reservations, Disclaimer

ZALF acts as an intermediary for hotel reservations and therefore assumes no liability for reservations. Changes and cancellations have to be addressed to the according hotels directly. The cancellation terms of the individual hotels apply.

Limitation of Liability

ZALF acts as an intermediary for the programme offered by the organiser and, therefore, assumes no liability whatsoever for the event. Any liability for services and possible problems with the services lies exclusively with the provider of services. Participation in the event and the social evening is exclusively at one’s own risk.

Applicable Law, Place of Performance and Jurisdiction

The laws of the Federal Republic of Germany apply excluding the U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). To the extent allowed by law, Frankfurt/Oder is the place of performance and jurisdiction for all claims.


ZALF makes every effort to keep the site up-to-date but cannot guarantee that this site and its content is completely free of technical errors. By using this site, you acknowledge that you assume full responsibility for all costs associated with all necessary servicing or repairs of any equipment you use in connection with this site. We are also not liable for any damages associated with use of this site however caused.

Use and Storage of Data

Information provided by you will be solely used for the purposes of contractual performance and/or the sending of event invitations from ZALF. Your information will not be provided to third parties unless you have provided written consent. You have the right to request information at any time about your saved data without giving reason. Information can also be edited, delete or blocked at any time. You may withdraw your consent to use your personal information by contactingWebmasteror by postal mail at: ZALF e.V, Eberswalder Straße 84, 15374 Müncheberg.

Müncheberg, August 24, 2015