General Conditions

General Conditions for Participation in Business Educational Programmes at the Centre of Business Excellence of the Faculty of Economics of the University of Ljubljana (CPOEF)

1. General

The General Conditions for Participation in Business Educational Programmes at the Centre of Business Excellence of the Faculty of Economics of the University of Ljubljana (CPOEF) (General Conditions) govern the procedures of registration, cancellation and participation, as well as the area of data processing and materials within the scope of business educational programmes such as seminars, workshops, seminars with workshops, educational events, Business Academies and other business educational programmes (hereinafter: the educational programmes), performed on behalf of the Faculty of Economics of the University of Ljubljana by the Centre of Business Excellence of the Faculty of Economics of the University of Ljubljana (hereinafter: CPOEF, the organiser).

The General Conditions apply and are effective for all business educational programmes, unless otherwise specified by the organiser for each individual educational programme and published on the webpage of each individual educational programme or in the event of a different written agreement between the organiser and the orderer of the business educational programme.

Familiarisation and acceptance of the General Conditions is a part of each registration for the business educational programme, regardless of the form of registration for the business educational programme (via website, e-mail or in writing). Any person who is registered for the business educational programme (hereinafter: the candidate), fully, irrevocably and unconditionally accepts these General Conditions with the registration for the business educational programme.

The General Conditions are published in the current version on the organiser’s website (www.cpoef.si) and may be subject to occasional modifications. The General Conditions that are valid and published on the above website at the time of registration apply for each individual registration and participation in the business educational programme.

2. Applications and Payment of the Participation Fee

Applications

The organiser accepts written applications for the business educational programmes via the website application form on the website of each individual business educational programme, via e-mail sent to: cpoef@ef.uni-lj.si or printed out and sent via regular mail to the address: CPOEF, Kardeljeva ploščad 17, Ljubljana, until the filling of vacancies or until the last working day before the start of the execution, unless otherwise expressed on the registration form for each individual business educational programme. The organiser shall send the applicants a written confirmation of the registration within three working days of the application for the business educational programme. One week before the start of the business educational programme, the organiser shall send to all the candidates or contact persons the final confirmation of the execution and notify them of the course of the business educational programme.

Data on the Application

Registration for the business educational programme includes the following data: name and surname, job position, formal education obtained, e-mail address and phone number of the candidate, as well as the VAT number, title and address of the payer. If the candidate is registered for the business educational programme by another person (hereinafter: the applicant), the name and surname, and e-mail address of the applicant must also be provided.

Payment of the Participation Fee

The amount of the participation fee and any discounts are published on the webpage of each individual business educational programme. It is stated on the webpages of each individual business educational programme what the participation fee covers for each individual business educational programme; usually the price includes the preparation and the performance of the programme, all the required materials, drinks and snacks during breaks, lunch and a free parking spot at the time of the execution of the business educational programme.

The organiser may send the bill for the business educational programme with a pro-forma invoice or after the completion of the business educational programme to the address of the payer stated on the application form.

Discounts offered by the organiser (e.g. 10% for early applications or for a larger number of candidates from the same company) are published on the webpage of each individual business educational programme. All the members of the Alumni of the School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana, are entitled to a 15% discount. The discounts are not cumulative.

3. Cancellations

The organiser takes into consideration cancellations in written form sent via e-mail or regular mail pursuant to Item 2 up to three working days before the start of the business educational programme, and these cancellations are considered timely. The organiser does not accept cancellations communicated via phone or in person.

If the candidate is unable to attend the business educational programme, another person may fill his/her vacancy based on a written agreement at any time before the start of the business educational programme. Replacements are no longer possible during the execution of the business educational programme.

In the event of an untimely cancellation or non-attendance without any cancellation, the organiser reserves the right to charge the full participation fee.

4. Personal Data Protection

The organiser assures that it will protect all the received personal data in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act and undertakes to keep with due diligence and use all the personal data, written on the applications and received on the basis of the execution of the business educational programme, only for information purposes about the educational programmes, analysing the data of candidates, for the better prior preparation of lecturers and the necessary reporting in anonymised form. The organiser undertakes not to submit the personal data to third parties without the consent of the data subjects, unless it is required by the applicable legislation.

By registering for the business educational programme, the applicant allows the organiser to process his/her personal data and the personal data of the persons indicated on the application form for the purpose described above, for which he/she holds all the appropriate authorisations. The candidate for the business educational programme has the right to contact the organiser using all the addresses listed upon the registration for the business educational programme and in the General Conditions with the intention to update his/her own data in the register of candidates. The participant in the business educational programme has the right to access and edit his/her own personal data in the register of candidates for the business educational programme, which is kept by the organiser.

The person listed on the application form may request in writing at any time that the organiser permanently or temporarily cease to use his/her personal data. The organiser shall be obliged to immediately prevent the processing or delete the personal data of such a person based on a written request.

By completing the application, the candidate for the business educational programme allows the organiser to publish photographs or videos, taken in the course of the business educational programme, on its webpages and in social media, if necessary for the promotion of its activity, without excessive prejudice to the right to privacy of the applicant.

5. Modifications and Cancellations by the Organiser

The organiser reserves the right to change the content of the business educational programme, change the date and location of the business educational programme, and to cancel the individual business educational programme at least two working days before the start of the business educational programme for objective reasons or force majeure (for example, illness of a lecturer).

In the event of the cancellation of the educational programme, the organiser will refund all the received payments in full or retain the payment, based on the agreement with the participant, for participation in another business educational programme in the current year.

6. Conditions for the Participation of Accredited Journalists in Business Educational Programmes

As a rule, these business educational programmes are closed to non-participants. As an exceptional measure, the organiser allows journalists to participate in the business educational programme based on an advance agreement with the person responsible of the organiser of the individual educational programme, and informs the participants of the educational programme in a timely manner.

7. Standpoints

The content of the business educational programmes exclusively reflects the standpoints of the providers of the business educational programmes and not necessarily the views of the faculty, organiser or institutions that employ the providers of the business educational programmes.

8. Materials

The materials used by the providers of business educational programmes may be published by the organiser based on an agreement and with the permission of the provider (lecturer) after the event. The content and materials published on the organiser’s website can only be used for private use, must contain all the copyright warnings and may not be copied, reproduced or otherwise disseminated without the written permission of the organiser.

Recording during business educational programmes is not allowed.

9. Compliments, Complaints and Suggestions

Compliments, complaints and suggestions may be submitted to the organiser via e-mail at: cpoef@ef.uni-lj.si.

These General Conditions are in effect from 1 June 2019.

Centre of Business Excellence of the Faculty of Economics of the University of Ljubljana

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