FT-ODX (Outstanding Directors Exchange) Palo Alto

Terms and Conditions:

These Terms and Conditions are between The Financial Times Limited (“FT”) and the person who completes the relevant booking form (“You”) for the FT Live Event as described in the booking form (“Event”).

Confirmation of bookings

1. All bookings are subject to availability and acceptance by FT, which will be confirmed in writing (including by e-mail) after FT has received the completed booking form, the related fee if required (the “Fee”), and anything else that FT may require.

2. Upon FT's written confirmation to you of its acceptance of your booking for a place at the Event there shall be a legally binding contract between FT and You to which these terms and conditions apply.

3. FT reserves the right to refuse to accept any booking in its absolute discretion.


4. Fees for the Event are correct at the time of publication. FT reserves the right to change the Fees at any time but changes will not affect registrations which have already been confirmed by FT. The Fees (where required) are payable at the same time as you submit your booking form by credit card or cheque. You acknowledge that FT cannot guarantee places held on a provisional basis and that places may sell out.

5. The Fees include:

(i) For conference delegates: one place at the Event, refreshments, lunch and Event materials.
(ii) For awards dinner delegates: one place at the awards dinner and cocktail reception, refreshments, dinner and Event materials.

6. The Fees do not include travel to or from the Event or any accommodation costs incurred.

Changes, Cancellations and Postponements

7. All cancellations must be submitted in writing to Marketing Department, Financial Times Conferences, 330 Hudson St., 8th Floor, New York, NY 10013. 
8. To receive a refund, minus a $750 registration fee, FT-ODX must receive written notification of any cancellation no later than 45 calendar days prior to the event. Participants who cancel after this date forfeit the entire program fee. However, you may designate a substitute participant with the approval of the program director. 

9. You agree that these charges represent a genuine pre-estimate of the costs FTC will incur as a result of cancellation. 
10. Refunds may take up to 14 working days. 
11. If an Event is cancelled by FTC for any reason within the control of FTC, a full refund of the Fee will be paid to you within 8 weeks. FTC's total liability to you in connection with the cancellation of an Event shall be limited to a refund of the Fee.
12. If the Event is postponed for reasons beyond the control of FTC, you will be notified of a revised date for the Event and you shall have the right to a cancel your place and receive a full refund of the Fee (to be paid to you within 8 weeks). If you wish to confirm your attendance at the postponed Event, your booking will be transferred to the new Event date and the terms listed here will apply to the transferred booking. 

Your attendance at the Event

13. Please advise us of any special access requirements at the time of making your booking.

14. FT reserves the right, without any liability, to refuse you admission or eject you from the Event for failure to comply with these Terms; or if in FT’s opinion you represent a security risk, nuisance or annoyance to the running of the Event.

15. You must not record, film or take photographs at the Event unless expressly permitted by FT.

16. Please note that for promotional purposes, the Event or part of it may be filmed by audio, visual, audio-visual or electronic means. You agree to permit FT to use and distribute such footage, which may feature images of you, in all or any media whether now known or hereafter to be invented throughout the world in perpetuity for the purposes of advertising, publicity, reporting and otherwise in relation to the exploitation of such recordings.

17. You are responsible for arranging your own appropriate insurance cover in connection with your attendance at the Event. To the maximum extent permitted by law, FT shall not be liable for any kind of loss or damage to you or your personal property, unless caused by our negligence.

18. Materials distributed by or on behalf of FT at an Event may not be reproduced without FT’s permission.

FT Liability

19. Views expressed by speakers are their own and FT disclaims all liability for advice given or views expressed during an Event. Materials distributed at an Event are intended for information only and should not be relied upon.

20. To the maximum extent permitted by law, FT shall not be liable to you for any direct, indirect, economic or consequential loss or any loss of business, use, profit, anticipated profit, contracts, revenues, goodwill or anticipated savings arising in connection with this Agreement, even if you have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage.

Your details

21. By submitting registration details, you agree to allow FT and companies associated with the Event to contact you regarding their services. If you do not wish to receive such communications please email melissa.papasidero@ft.com.

22. You agree that the contact details of registered delegates will be placed on the attendee list which will be passed to sponsoring companies and to all attendees for them to see who is at the conference for the purpose of networking and meetings. If you do not wish to be included on this list please email melissa.papasidero@ft.com at the time of making your booking.

23. Information about the FT group and our privacy policy is available on www.FT.com. Registered Office: Number One Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL Registered No: 227590 England.


24. These terms contain the entire agreement between you and FT.

25. If any provision of these terms is held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be severed and the remainder of the provisions will continue in full force and effect as if the terms had been executed with the invalid, illegal or unenforceable provision omitted.

26. Any express or implied waiver to perform any obligations under these terms will not prevent the subsequent enforcement of them.

27. A person who is not a party to these terms has no right under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any term of these terms.

28. These terms shall be governed by English law and you hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. Nothing in this clause shall limit FT's right to take proceedings against you in any other court of competent jurisdiction.

29. If you have any questions about these Terms & Conditions, please contact melissa.papasidero@ft.com.