SLOCAT Event Registration – Terms and Conditions

Below are the terms and conditions between SLOCAT and you when you register for any event or conference organised by SLOCAT. By registering for an event or conference organised by SLOCAT, you are agreeing to comply with these terms and conditions. You should read this document carefully.

Acceptance of policies and registration conditions

The following SLOCAT Registration Terms & Conditions (the “Terms & Conditions”) apply to all SLOCAT events. Prior to your registration, you must acknowledge and accept the Terms &  Conditions contained herein. Should you not wish to accept the Terms & Conditions you should not register. Submission of a registration is regarded as an affirmation of your acceptance of the Event Terms & Conditions.

How we will use your information

SLOCAT is committed to data privacy and protecting your personal information. Information on how SLOCAT collects, processes, and uses your data is included in the SLOCAT Partnership Data Privacy Statement which is hereby incorporated into these Terms & Conditions.  Additionally, by submitting your email address during the event registration process, you agree that SLOCAT and its event partners may send you event-related information.  A valid email address is required for all registrations.SLOCAT uses the personal data you provide in this registration for administering your participation in this event. This may include information about the event’s content, event logistics, updates, and additional information related to the event. All this information is kept during the duration of the event organised by SLOCAT.

SLOCAT does not transfer or share any of this information with third party service provider (e.g. venue host, catering, technical services). Information you provide when registering for or participating in an event managed or co-sponsored by parties other than or in addition to SLOCAT may be shared with those parties, and the treatment of such information is further subject to the privacy policies of those parties. Except as described herein, SLOCAT will not disclose your personal data to any other third party without your consent except where required to do so by law.

Nondiscrimination policy

SLOCAT prohibits discrimination, harassment, and bullying against any person for any reason—for example, because of age, ancestry, colour, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religion, gender, sexual or affectional orientation, gender identity, appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Event conduct and safety

SLOCAT is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment to all participants, including staff and vendors, at SLOCAT-related events. SLOCAT has no tolerance for discrimination, harassment, or bullying in any form at SLOCAT-related events. Participants are expected to adhere to these principles and respect the rights of others.

What To Do If You Witness or are Subjected to Unacceptable Behaviour: Participants should report any behaviour inconsistent with these principles to event staff from the SLOCAT Secretariat. Event staff will be happy to help participants contact venue security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the event. We value your attendance.

You may also contact SLOCAT directly to report a concern at

Liability waiver & release

In consideration of being allowed to register for, and participate in the event, you hereby warrant and represent that you are age 18 or above and freely waive, release from liability, assume all risks, and covenant not to sue SLOCAT or its members, employees, board members, agents, or volunteers for any expense, loss, damage, personal injury, including loss of life, illness, including but not limited to COVID-19, disability, property damage, or property theft or actions of any kind that you may hereafter suffer or sustain before, during, or after the event, unless said expense, loss, damage, personal injury, including loss of life, illness, disability, property damage or property theft or actions of any kind is caused by the sole, gross negligence of SLOCAT. This Liability Waiver and Release is specifically binding upon your heirs and assigns and is knowingly given.

Service as an invited speaker

If you agree to speak at an event organised by SLOCAT, we may share your contact and biographical information with event attendees. Sometimes we may also request a photograph. In other cases, we post on the respective event website information such as your name, employer, as well as a link to your company website and/or professional LinkedIn page available to the public. This is so that visitors to the event website, including event attendees and speakers, can contact you with questions and requests for more information, and to provide feedback if needed.

Usage of photographic and video material taken at SLOCAT events

To comply with global data privacy laws, SLOCAT imposes certain restrictions on the use of multimedia at its events (e.g. photography, video, audio, online streaming, and all future mediums). An attendee is permitted to use hand-held cameras and/or smart phones to take photographs and capture digital images for personal, non-commercial use, provided the photography is not disruptive. Photographs may not be published, sold, reproduced, transmitted, distributed or otherwise commercially exploited in any manner whatsoever.

SLOCAT may hire professional service providers (photo/video/streaming/audio) to document and display the event experience. SLOCAT may also use social media (e.g. Twitter) to: (i) post real-time photos and videos to its social media feeds; and (ii) display select submissions from those feeds on monitors throughout the event venue. Attendees are encouraged to capture their event experiences and post their own social content from the event (text, photos, audio, video, streaming), provided it does not infringe upon the rights of any attendee, sponsor, third party, or SLOCAT.  Such infringement would include, but is not limited to, defamation or infringement of intellectual property rights.  In the event an attendee requires a release or permission to protect the rights of a third party, obtaining such a release or permission shall be the sole responsibility of the attendee.

By attending the event, you acknowledge and agree: (a) SLOCAT may edit and use footage and meeting recordings it captures at the event for promotional activities and for any other lawful purpose in the ordinary course of its business; and (b) due to the prevalence of mobile recording devices in today’s world, SLOCAT disclaims all liability for the capture of your image in any multimedia format by other attendees at the event.


SLOCAT reserves the right to change, amend, add or remove any of the above Terms & Conditions in its sole discretion and without prior notice. If one or more of the conditions outlined in these Terms & Conditions should become invalid, the remaining conditions will continue to be valid and apply. These Terms & Conditions apply to all event participants (attendees, speakers, co-organisers, sponsors).

The views expressed by any event attendee, speaker, co-organiser or sponsor are not necessarily those of SLOCAT. All attendees, speakers, co-organisers and sponsors are solely responsible for the content of all individual or corporation presentations, marketing collateral, and/or advertising.