Policies

Sana Symposium Disclaimer

Sana Symposium, its contractors, and attending news media may be photographing or videotaping scientific sessions and events at the conference. By attending Sana Symposium, attendees acknowledge these activities and agree to allow their image to be used by Sana Symposium in association publications, on the Sana Symposium website, and in marketing and promotional materials. Attendees at Sana Symposium waive all claims against Sana Symposium for any liability resulting from these uses.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests for Sana Symposium 2021 must be received in writing by emailing registration@hmpglobal.com or postmarked by August 17, 2021. A cancellation fee of $100.00 (or full registration amount, whichever is less) will be deducted from the refund.

Registrants wishing to cancel may instead transfer their registration to someone else without penalty if they send a written request with the replacement person’s name by September 16, 2021.

Cancellations received after September 17, 2021 will not be refunded or provided a voucher. If you do not cancel in advance, no refunds will be issued once the event has concluded, regardless of whether you participated in the event.

Credit vouchers may be offered should the program be suspended or shortened due to conditions or circumstances beyond HMP’s control, including but not limited to interruptions in internet services, power outages, and any cancellations/modifications related to the COVID-19 epidemic.

Sessions

Sessions are subject to change. 

No individual or entity may electronically record or broadcast any portion of Sana Symposium without prior written consent of HMP. Unauthorized recording (audio, video, still photography, etc.) of presentations during sessions without the express written consent of HMP is strictly prohibited. Press representatives must receive a Press Pass and photo/recording permission from HMP. HMP reserves the rights to any approved audio and video production of presentations at all HMP events.

Liability Statement

Definitions:

HMP is the owner of Sana Symposium. HMP and Sana Symposium are known collectively in this Statement as Sana Symposium.

Sana Symposium plans to take photographs and video material at Sana Symposium Group events and reproduce them in Sana Symposium educational, news, or promotional material, whether in print, electronic, or other media, including websites. By participating in Sana Symposium Group events, you grant Sana Symposium the right to use your name, photograph, and biography for such purposes. All postings become the property of Sana Symposium. Postings may be displayed, distributed, or used by Sana Symposium for any purpose.

Furthermore, I acknowledge Sana Symposium’s right to crop, splice, treat, and edit any photographs taken of me at Sana Symposium’s sole discretion. I waive my right to inspect or approve the finished product, now and in the future, whether that use is known or unknown to me.

I hereby agree to release, defend, and hold harmless Sana Symposium and its agents or employees, including any firm publishing and/or distributing the finished product in whole or in part, from and against any claims, damages, or liability arising from or related to the use of the photographs, including but not limited to any misuse, distortion, blurring, alteration, optical illusion, or in the taking, processing, reduction, or production of the finished product, its publication, or distribution.

Copyright Notice

Companies that submit artwork or upload or link any material (including but not limited to images, text, documents and/or video files) to the website are solely responsible for the content of such material and for gaining required permissions under copyright, trademark, trade secret or other applicable law for the use of such material. (Caution: Many websites purchase artwork from stock photo suppliers for the expressed website use or from hired photographers who have only supplied one-time rights.) By submitting any such material, the submitting company represents and agrees that (i) it has obtained the necessary permissions referenced above, (ii) any such material is not likely to defame and does not invade the privacy of any person, and (iii) it will defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sana Symposium, its affiliates and their respective directors, employees and agents (including, without limitation, its publishing partner or any agent acting on its behalf) from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) resulting from the submitting company's breach of the obligations set forth in this paragraph.

Acceptance

By registering for and attending Sana Symposium events, I hereby agree that I accept the terms stated above and indemnify and hold harmless Sana Symposium, its affiliates and their respective directors, employees and agents (including, without limitation, any agent acting on its behalf) from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) resulting from attendance at Sana Symposium events.