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ESMATS 2011: The 14th European Space Mechanisms and Tribology Symposium - Privacy policy
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14th European Space Mechanisms and Tribology Symposium 2011

Constance, Germany. 28th / 30th September 2011

Privacy, Copyright, Accessibility, Legal and Refund/Cancellation Policy Statements

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Geschäftsführung: Evert Dudok (Vorsitzender), Dr. Johannes von Thadden, Josef Stukenborg

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Hans Jürgen Jung, Local Organiser of ESMATS 2011, EADS Astrium GmbH, 88039 Friedrichshafen
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We will only use your email address to provide you with information relating to the symposium. We will not email you in the future unless you have given us your consent. We will give you the chance to refuse any marketing email from us.

The type of information we will collect about you includes:
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  • phone number
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We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent. Completion of an order form implies that we may store the information provided on the order form for the purpose of organising the symposium and normal company records.

The information we hold will be accurate and as up to date as the latest information provided. You may request to see the information that we hold about you by emailing us. If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly. The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy.

We will not divulge your email address to a third party without your consent. If we intend to transfer your information outside the EEA (European Economic Area) we will always obtain your consent first.

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Refund/Cancellation Policy

A registration can be cancelled for a minimum administration fee of 10€ per participant before 1st August 2011 and 20€ after. In case of re-imbursement of the registration fee to your credit card account, an additional fee depending on the credit card company will be charged.

It is your responsibility to cancel any hotel or travel arrangements you will have made.

This policy does not affect your statutory rights and is in addition to protection afforded you in law.

Contact Details

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Mr. Hans Juergen Jung
Astrium GmbH
88039 Friedrichshafen

Tel:  +49 7545 8 3476
Fax:  +49 7545 8 2693

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ESMATS 2013:

For its 30 year anniversary the 15th ESMATS 2013 will be will be held in ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands between the 25th and 27th September 2013.

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barcode (ESMATS)

As with previous years ESTL are planning to run their definative Space Tribology Course on the 2 days prior to ESMATS

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