Terms & Conditions

1. Pricing and Payment (General Terms)

1.1. Payments will be made in advance using debit or credit cards only. Other methods of payment are not possible

1.2. Your payment will be facilitated by Stripe, a global payment services provider. Please refer to Stripe’s website if you would like to get acquainted with their services and how they will process your payment (https://stripe.com/en-de/about)

1.3. ESMT Berlin GmbH is the sole legal entity overseeing the Digital Future Summit and its monetary transactions. Proceeds from application fees and tickets for young professionals will be booked to ESMT Berlin GmbH’s Stripe account

1.4. By completing and submitting a Digital Future Summit application, the applicant hereby agrees to share their credit card information with ESMT Berlin GmbH for the purpose of processing the payment. ESMT Berlin GmbH will delete all credit card information 3 months after the end of Digital Future Summit 2020

1.5. Please make sure to submit the correct type of application depending on your status. If you happen to be a “young professional” but still opt to submit an application as a student, your application fee will not be reimbursed and will not be discounted from the ticket’s price. You can consult our FAQ page to know which category of applicants do you fall under.

1.2 Payment Terms and Conditions for Student Applicants

1.2.1. The Digital Future Summit application fee is 2.49 Euros. The fee has to be paid by all student candidates who submit a complete application regardless of whether they get accepted to be part of Digital Future Summit

1.2.2. The 2.49 Euro application fee will be refunded to successful applicants on the first day of the event as food vouchers. Unsuccessful candidates will not be reimbursed

1.2.3. If a student candidate gets accepted and does not show up to the event, a non-refundable no-show up fee of 47.50 Euros will be charged from the candidate’s card

1.3 Payment Terms and Conditions for Young Professionals

1.3.1. The full ticket price for young professionals is 100.00 Euros. Young professionals are defined as prospective attendees who are not currently studying in an undergraduate or postgraduate academic program

1.3.2. Ticket refunds are not possible

GDPR Compliance Statement

The Digital Future Summit (henceforth referred to as “The DFS”, “we”, “us” or “our”) is committed to ensuring the security and protection of the personal information that we process, and to provide a compliant and consistent approach to data protection. 

We have created this GDPR Compliance Statement to explain our approach in implementing our GDPR compliance program. It describes the implementation of our data protection policies, procedures, controls and measures to ensure our ongoing compliance with the GDPR rules.

Our GDPR Principles

The Digital Future Summit takes the privacy and security of individuals and their personal information very seriously. Our principles for processing personal information are as follows:

  • We will process all personal information fairly and lawfully
  • We will only process personal information screening and recruitment processes. Participant data will thus be accessible to the DFS team and may be forwarded to our partners and sponsors
  • Where practical, we will keep personal information up to date
  • We will not keep personal information for longer than is necessary

Data Subjects Rights under GDPR

At the Digital Future Summit, an individual can request information about:

  • What personal information do we hold about an individual
  • What categories of personal information do we collect from an individual
  • The purposes for collecting and processing personal information
  • How long do we plan to keep the personal information
  • The process and timeline to have incomplete or inaccurate personal info completed or amended
  • Where applicable, the process for requesting the “removal” of personal information or restricting its processing in accordance with data protection laws
  • How to request to stop receiving any marketing materials from the Digital Future Summit team
  • Any automated decision-making that we use

Contact us if you have GDPR related questions

If you have any questions about this GDPR Compliance Statement, or our privacy or security practices, please contact our Finance and Legal head on: finance@mim2018.esmt.org