Construction Seminars and Workshops

Comprehensive seminars on the operation of international
engineering and construction contracts and issues arising from them.

Booking terms

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms and conditions on which we supply any seminar services (Seminar or Seminars) listed on our website http://www.ameseminar.com (our site) to you. Please read these terms and conditions carefully and make sure that you understand them, before booking a Seminar from our site. You should understand that by booking any of our Seminars, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

You should print a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference.

1. INFORMATION ABOUT US

We operate the website http://www.ameseminar.com. We are AME Seminars Limited, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 07774722 and with our registered office and trading address at Capital House, 85 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BL, United Kingdom.

2. YOUR STATUS

By placing an order through our site, you warrant that:

(a) you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts; and
(b) you are at least 18 years old.

3. HOW THE CONTRACT IS FORMED BETWEEN YOU AND US

After placing an order, you will receive an e-mail from us acknowledging that we have received your booking. Please note that this does not mean that your booking has been accepted. Your booking constitutes an offer to us to book the Seminar. All orders are subject to acceptance by us, and we will confirm such acceptance to you by sending you an e-mail that confirms the booking of the Seminar (Booking Confirmation). The contract between us (Contract) will only be formed when we send you the Booking Confirmation.

4. PRICE AND PAYMENT

4.1 The price of the Seminars will be as quoted on our site from time to time, except in cases of obvious error

4.2 The Seminar price excludes VAT, where applicable.

4.3 Seminar prices are liable to change at any time, but changes will not affect orders in respect of which we have already sent you a Booking Confirmation.

4.4 It is always possible that, despite our best efforts, some of the Seminars listed on our site may be incorrectly priced. If the pricing error is obvious and unmistakeable and could have reasonably recognised by you as an error, we do not have to provide the Seminars to you at the incorrect (lower) price.

5. CANCELLATIONS BY US

We reserve the right to change the content or timings of the Seminars, the speakers, the date and the venue. In the unlikely event that a Seminar is cancelled a full refund will be given to delegates.

6. CANCELLATIONS BY YOU

In the event that you cancel your booking by sending an email to bookings@ameseminar.com you shall be entitled to attend a subsequent Seminar or send an alternate in your place. We do not provide a refund for cancellations.

7. OUR LIABILITY

7.1 Subject to clause 7.3, if we fail to comply with these terms and conditions, we shall only be liable to you for the purchase price of the Seminar.

7.2 Subject to clause 7.3, we will not be liable for losses that result from our failure to comply with these terms and conditions that fall into the following categories even if such losses result from our deliberate breach:

(a) loss of income or revenue;
(b) loss of business;
(c) loss of profits;
(d) loss of anticipated savings;
(e) loss of data; or
(f) waste of management or office time.

7.3 Nothing in this agreement excludes or limits our liability for:

7.3 Nothing in this agreement excludes or limits our liability for:

(a) death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
(b) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
(c) any breach of the obligations implied by section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 or section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982;
(d) defective products under the Consumer Protection Act 1987; or
(e) any other matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude or attempt to exclude our liability.

7.4 The content of our Seminars is intended for general guidance only and not as a substitute for professional advice relating to particular circumstances.

7.5 We exclude, to the extent permitted by law, any liability for loss or damage suffered as a result of reliance on any advice given in these Seminars.

7.6 The views expressed by the lecturers are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of AME Seminars Limited.

8. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS

Applicable laws require that some of the information or communications we send to you should be in writing. When using our site, you accept that communication with us will be mainly electronic. We will contact you by e-mail or provide you with information by posting notices on our website. For contractual purposes, you agree to this electronic means of communication and you acknowledge that all contracts, notices, information and other communications that we provide to you electronically comply with any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.

9. NOTICES

All notices given by you to us must be given to AME Seminars Limited at bookings@ameseminar.com. We may give notice to you at either the e-mail or postal address you provide to us when placing an order, or in any of the ways specified in clause 8 above. Notice will be deemed received and properly served immediately when posted on our website, 24 hours after an e-mail is sent, or three days after the date of posting of any letter. In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a letter, that such letter was properly addressed, stamped and placed in the post and, in the case of an e-mail, that such e-mail was sent to the specified e-mail address of the addressee.

10. TRANSFER OF RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS

10.1 The contract between you and us is binding on you and us and on our respective successors and assignees.

10.2 You may not transfer, assign, charge or otherwise dispose of a Contract, or any of your rights or obligations arising under it, without our prior written consent.

10.3 We may transfer, assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise dispose of a Contract, or any of our rights or obligations arising under it, at any time during the term of the Contract.

11. EVENTS OUTSIDE OUR CONTROL

11.1 We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under a Contract that is caused by events outside our reasonable control (Force Majeure Event).

11.2 A Force Majeure Event includes any act, event, non-happening, omission or accident beyond our reasonable control and includes in particular (without limitation) the following:

(a) strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action;
(b) civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war;
(c) fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster;
(d) impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport;
(e) impossibility of the use of public or private telecommunications networks;
(f) the acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government; and
(g) pandemic or epidemic.

11.3 Our performance under any Contract is deemed to be suspended for the period that the Force Majeure Event continues, and we will have an extension of time for performance for the duration of that period. We will use our reasonable endeavours to bring the Force Majeure Event to a close or to find a solution by which our obligations under the Contract may be performed despite the Force Majeure Event.

12. WAIVER

12.1 If we fail, at any time during the term of a Contract, to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under the Contract or any of these terms and conditions, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under the Contract, this will not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and will not relieve you from compliance with such obligations.

12.2 A waiver by us of any default will not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default.

12.3 No waiver by us of any of these terms and conditions will be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing in accordance with clause 9 above.

13. SEVERABILITY

If any court or competent authority decides that any of the provisions of these terms and Conditions or any provisions of a Contract are invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, the term will, to that extent only, be severed from the remaining terms, which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

14. ENTIRE AGREEMENT

14.1 These terms and conditions and any document expressly referred to in them constitute the whole agreement between us and supersede all previous discussions, correspondence, negotiations, previous arrangement, understanding or agreement between us relating to the subject matter of any Contract.

14.2 We each acknowledge that, in entering into a Contract, neither of us relies on, or will have any remedies in respect of, any representation or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in these terms and conditions or the documents referred to in them.

14.3 Each of us agrees that our only liability in respect of those representations and warranties that are set out in this agreement (whether made innocently or negligently) will be for breach of contract.

14.4 Nothing in this clause limits or excludes any liability for fraud.

15. OUR RIGHT TO VARY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

15.1 We have the right to revise and amend these terms and conditions from time to time.

15.2 You will be subject to the policies and terms and conditions in force at the time that you book a Seminar with us, unless any change to those policies or these terms and conditions is required to be made by law or governmental authority (in which case it will apply to orders previously placed by you), or if we notify you of the change to those policies or these terms and conditions before we send you the Booking Confirmation (in which case we have the right to assume that you have accepted the change to the terms and conditions if we have not received your rejection of the changes by email to bookings@ameseminar.com within 3 days of notice being given).

16. LAW AND JURISDICTION

Contracts for the purchase of Seminars through our site and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) will be governed by English law. Any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with such Contracts or their formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these terms and conditions or a Contract in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

17. THIRD PARTY RIGHTS

A person who is not party to these terms and conditions or a Contract shall not have any rights under or in connection with them under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.