Terms and Conditions: Thinking Matters Northern Ireland Conference

Payment Terms:​

All invoices to be paid within 30 days from date of invoice


  • Up to 7 days after purchase but not within 10 days of the event, full ticket price is refundable.
  • 7 days after purchase, tickets are transferable to another Thinking Matters product, event or service as a credit note.

COVID Cancellations:

  • If the Thinking Matters NI Conference is cancelled due to government COVID restrictions, a full refund or credit note for tickets will be issued.
  • If an individual is unable to attend due to COVID isolation, the ticket can be transferred to another staff member of your school or MAT.

Non-COVID Cancellation Terms:

We try to make sure that the Conference programmes, speakers, topics and venues and dates are correct at the time of publishing. Circumstances beyond our control, including industrial action, may necessitate substitutions, alterations, postponements, or cancellations to the content, format, themes, name, performers, hosts, moderators, venue, timing or dates of a Conference. We reserve the right to do so at any time and will not be liable to you for any cost incurred by you as a result.

We will endeavour to notify you as soon as reasonably practicable of any substitutions, postponements, or changes by posting the updated information on https://www.thinkingmatters.com/thinking-matters-northern-ireland-conference If the Conference is postponed, we will provide you with substitute passes for the new event. No refunds will be provided if the Conference is postponed.

In the unlikely event of cancellation of a Conference, our total aggregate liability to you is limited to the refund of paid fees that remain after credit card and payment processing fees have been incurred and deducted, and we will not be liable to you for any expenditure, damage or loss incurred by you as a result of the cancellation.

Admittance to conference:

We, in our sole discretion, and without any liability or obligation to refund, reserve the right to refuse admittance to or to eject from the Conference anyone that we determine:

Is behaving in a manner that could disrupt, hinder or cause a nuisance to the Conference or to the enjoyment of any other person or partner at the Conference; represents a security or health & safety risk to the Conference or to any person or partner; and/or fails to comply with, or is likely to fail to comply with, these Terms.

You agree to comply with all applicable laws in connection with your attendance or participation at a Conference.

Intellectual property rights:

All intellectual property rights in and to the Conference, the Conference content, and all materials distributed at or in connection with the Conference are owned by us, our related companies, and/or the Conference sponsors or speakers attending the Event. You must not reproduce or allow anyone to reproduce trademarks or materials distributed by or on behalf of us at a Conference for any reason, without our prior written permission. 

Nothing in these Terms shall vest in you any legal or beneficial right in or to any intellectual property rights owned or used under licence by us or our related companies, or grant to you any right or licence to any other intellectual property rights of us or our related companies. All such intellectual property rights shall remain the exclusive property of us and our related companies.

It is strictly forbidden for any company, organisation, or person to attempt to host or organise any event in conjunction with, contiguous to or purporting to be related to a Conference or its affiliates without the express prior permission and cooperation of us. We reserve their right to take such action (legal or otherwise), including a claim for damages as we, in our sole discretion, deem appropriate in the circumstances.


To the extent permitted by the applicable law, we disclaim all warranties or conditions, either express or implied, or any part of them in respect of any aspect of a Conference or any related materials. You acknowledge and agree that in accepting these Terms you have not relied on any representation or warranty that is not expressly included in these Terms and you agree that you shall have no remedy in respect of any misrepresentation which has not become a part of these Terms.

Limitation of Liability:

You acknowledge and agree that views expressed by speakers at or in connection with a Conference are their own and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for any advice given or views expressed during or in connection with a Conference.

Tickets and pricing:

Ticket prices for a Conference are correct at the time of publication.

We reserve the right to change the ticket prices at any time but any changes will not affect tickets that have already been purchased.

We may from time to time offer certain discounted ticket promotions to encourage attendance at a Conference. We are not obligated to offer any discounts for a particular Conference and reserve the right to change or withdraw a discount offer at any time at our sole discretion.

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