General terms of business for the Danish Wind Export Association (DWEA)
1. Scope and validity
The following general terms of business shall apply, unless otherwise agreed in writing.
Danish Wind Export Association shall provide the following services:
A: export promotion campaigns such as exhibitions, delegation visits, seminars, meetings and other events as agreed in detail.
B: members' meetings and seminars, etc. held in Denmark.
The service shall be provided as agreed in detail in relation to scope, content and price.Danish Wind Export Association shall be entitled to appoint subcontractors to carry out the service to the extent it deems this to be necessary.
3. Fees and terms of payment
All prices are in Danish kroner (DKK) and are exclusive of VAT. The terms of payment are 14 days net from the date of invoice. After the due date, late payment interest is charged at a rate of 1.5% per month commenced.
For agreements entered into concerning export promotion campaigns, exhibitions, etc., Danish Wind Export Association is entitled to invoice for 50% of the price of the event upon confirmation of registration and the remaining 50% after the exhibitor meeting or no later than three (3) months before the event.
4. Cancellations/cancellation rules
A: If a customer cancels their participation in export promotion campaigns, exhibitions, delegation visits, seminars, meetings etc., the customer is liable to pay a penalty as follows:
– cancellation more than six (6) months before the event: 50% of the event price.
– cancellation between six (6) and three (3) months before the event: 75% of the event price.
– cancellation less than three (3) months before the event: 100% of the event price.
B: If attendance at members' meetings and seminars held in Denmark is cancelled, a proportion of the event price must be paid as follows:
– cancellation more than 14 days before an event incurs no charge.
– cancellation between fourteen (14) and seven (7) days before an event incurs a charge of 50% of the event price.
– cancellation less than seven (7) days before an event incurs the full event price.
For events free-of-charge, a "no show" charge of DKK 500 will be incurred for failure to attend.
5. Amendments to and participation terms for export promotion campaigns
With particular regard for export promotion campaigns, Danish Wind Export Association reserves the right, if circumstances deem it necessary, to make amendments to the programme.
It is the responsibility of the participant to take out the necessary insurance to cover their own products before, during and after the event, as well as during transportation.
Participation in events arranged by Danish Wind Export Association takes place at the customer's own risk.
If the customer has entered into an agreement to participate with the expectation of funding, Danish Wind Export Association cannot be held responsible for whether or not the funding is granted neither whether the customer is eligible for grant. The customer may not deviate from the terms of the agreement if expected funding is not assigned. Please note that funding may only be granted to companies with a Danish CVR number (VAT number).
Compensation claims brought against Danish Wind Export Association may never exceed the agreed fees excluding VAT by virtue of the actual agreement entered into between Danish Wind Export Association and the customer.
Danish Wind Export Association shall not provide compensation for any indirect losses, operating losses, etc. No compensation shall be provided for printing errors, incorrect translations, etc.
Danish Wind Export Association cannot be held liable for delays or deficiencies caused by incidents beyond the control of the affected parties, including, but not limited to: Force majeure cases such as natural disasters,industrial disputes, fire, war, mobilization or unforeseen military mobilization, general shortage of materials, import and export bans, shortage of transportation, civil unrest or delays/faults in deliveries by subcontractors.
To the extent that Danish Wind Export Association and the customer use electronic communication (e-mail, text messages, websites, etc.), Danish Wind Export Association assumes no responsibility and cannot be held liable for the security of this communication.
Any dispute arising between the parties based on the understanding of this agreement and/or these terms of business which cannot be resolved amicably shall be settled according to Danish law by arbitration, unless the aggrieved party chooses to take the matter to the ordinary courts in Denmark. The legal venue in which case shall be Danish Wind Export Association's home court. An arbitration case must be conducted pursuant to "the Rules of Arbitration Procedure of the Danish Institute of Arbitration".
December 5th, 2013