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Black Hat Asia 2015 Registration Terms & Conditions

Once you have completed your registration, please read your Registration Confirmation email to make certain that you have been registered for the correct class BEFORE the start of the conference. If you find that you have been registered for the incorrect class, you must contact us by February 27, 2015 in order for us to move you to the class you originally wanted to be in (space pending). We cannot move you to another class after February 27, 2015; however, you may ADD a class. Please read the Training CLASS CHANGE REQUEST policy below.


Age Limit

Due to safety concerns, no one under the age of 18 (including infants in strollers) will be permitted on the premise at any time during Black Hat Asia 2015.


Audio & Video Recordings

Attendees are not permitted to record any of the sessions at Black Hat. Anyone caught recording, whether it be audio or video, will be asked to leave.


BADGES

All individuals on the conference floor must have a badge and badge holder visible on their person at all times. Both the badge and badge holder are required for entry at Black Hat and both will incur a replacement fee if a duplicate of either is requested. Lost, misplaced, stolen, or forgotten badges will incur a replacement fee equal to the original purchase amount of your pass. If your badge was complimentary, the fee will be the late rate.


Briefings & Workshops

The Briefings & Workshops have limited seating in the rooms and are first-come, first-served. Standing room is subject to Fire Marshal regulations.


CANCELLATION POLICY

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Code of Conduct

Black Hat believes our community should be open for everyone. As such, we are committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment. By participating you agree to abide by the Code of Conduct, which can be viewed here.


Continuing Education Credit

Black Hat provides Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit for those who are certified through (ISC)2.

16 CPE credits for two-day Briefings
16 CPE credits for a two-day Training

You can request CPE credits by entering your certificate number on the online registration form.

Special service for CISSPs and SSCPs: Black Hat will automatically forward your earned CPE credits to (ISC)2 upon completion of the course, within 30 days after the event has ended.

CPE is a globally recognized standard unit of measure for continuing education for security professionals. Please see (ISC)2 for more information regarding the certification process. Please note Black Hat does not maintain records of earned CPE credits; it is the responsibility of the student to maintain his or her own record.


Group Discount

Group discounts are available for groups of six or more attendees registered and paid at the same time. Please see our Group Registration page or email for more information.

Group registration requests are not available after February 27, 2015.

We cannot retroactively apply a discount to a group if they have already registered as individuals.

All groups wishing to apply for a group discount must contact the registration team PRIOR to registering online.

If you have already registered and paid your registration fees in full, you are not eligible for a discount if your organization also submits and qualifies for a group registration at a later date. You may cancel your registration, minus a $300 processing fee, by February 27, 2015 if you wish to partake in your organization’s group registration.


LETTERS OF INVITATION

If you require a Letter of Invitation in order to obtain a visa to attend this event, please email blackhatregistration@ubm.com. Please note that Letters of Invitation are only issued in the name of the registrant and will be e-mailed as a PDF file. If the consulate requires an original copy, it will be sent via US First Class mail, no tracking. If you require the original letter more promptly, please provide an international Federal Express account number so that we can courier the letter to you. A list of countries for which Singapore requires a visa can be found at the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority site.

In order to receive a Letter of Invitation, you registration must be paid in full.


Non-Registered GUESTS

All individuals on the conference floor must have a badge and badge holder visible on their person at all times. Spouses, friends, peers, etc. are not granted access on the show floor without a badge and badge holder. If you wish for them to accompany you to any of the conference events, they must register and pay the associated fees. Both the badge and badge holder are required for entry at Black Hat and both will incur a replacement fee if a duplicate of either is requested.


PAYMENT

Residents of Singapore are required to pay a 7% GST tax on the cost of the passes selected. Registrants outside of Singapore are not required to pay the GST tax. Once the event begins, anyone registering on-site, including those who preregistered but did not pay in advance as well as those residing outside of Singapore are required to pay the 7% GST tax.

Outstanding balances are due at the start of the conference. Admission to Briefings and Trainings will not be allowed and registration credentials will not be issued until all fees have been paid in full. Black Hat reserves the right to cancel your registration if we do not receive payment by February 27, 2015. All pricing is listed in USD.

EIN/TIN: 11-2240940; Dun and Bradstreet: 06-592-6420

Wire Transfers: If you are paying by wire transfer, please note that payment in full needs to reach Black Hat no later than February 27, 2015 or your registration may be cancelled and the seat given to a paid registrant. You will be notified via email in the event of this happening. Please forward a copy of the SWIFT receipt and wire transfer form to lisa.m.miller@ubm.com.

Checks: If you are paying by check, please note that payment in full needs to reach Black Hat no later than February 27, 2015. If your check is returned as not process able, you will be notified via email in the event of this happening. Personal checks will not be accepted on-site.

All checks should be endorsed to: Black Hat Asia 2015

All checks should be mailed to:
Black Hat Asia 2015
Black Hat Registrations
303 Second Street
Ste. 900, South Tower
San Francisco, CA 94107

Credit Cards: We accept MasterCard, Visa, and American Express. All credit cards are processed at the time of your registration.

Purchase Orders: Purchase orders and Government Terms are not accepted for this event.

ALL PAYMENTS ARE DUE BY FEBRUARY 27, 2015 OR YOUR REGISTRATION WILL BE CANCELED. IF YOU ARE REGISTERED FOR A TRAINING CLASS, YOUR SEAT WILL BE RELEASED TO A PAYING DELEGATE.


PRIVACY STATEMENT

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2015 © Black Hat Asia 2015 Registration Terms and Conditions

All inquiries, correspondence and issues related to conference registration should be directed to Black Hat via email: blackhatregistration@ubm.com

In the event you need immediate assistance our registration team can be reached via
Phone: +1.415.947.6846 or +1.866.203.8081
Fax +1.415.947.6011
Monday - Friday 09:00 - 16:00 PT.


Program Changes

Black Hat reserves the right to make changes in the conference program, Trainings, Speakers, or to cancel programs should the enrollment criteria not be met or when conditions beyond our control prevail. All conference sessions are filled on a first-come, first-seated basis.


Promo Codes

Promo codes are only applicable to registrations that are completed online and applied at the time of registration. Only one promo code may be applied to an individual registration. Promo codes may not be combined and may not be applied retroactively.


REFUNDS

In order to receive a refund, all refund requests must be submitted by February 27, 2015 and accompanied by a completed Black Hat Registration Update Form and a W-8BEN for international bank wires.

Credit Cards: Refunds for credit card payments will only be to the original card charged.

Checks: Payments made via check will be refunded via US-drawn check. Check refunds will be issued net 45 from the date of receipt of a completed Black Hat Registration Update Form and a completed W-9.

Wires: Payments made via bank wire will be refunded via bank wire. Wire refunds will be issued net 45 from the date of receipt of a completed Black Hat Registration Update Form and a completed W-8BEN for international bank wires or W-9 for US corporate check refunds.


SUBSTITUTIONS

Substitutions, including those made on site, are allowed with the written permission of the original registrant. You may submit your request via email or fax by completing the Black Hat Registration Update Form.

A substitution is a straight transfer of registration credentials.

If you qualified and registered under the 2015 Alumni Program, your registration may be substituted to another qualified alumni. However, if the substitution is made to an individual who is not an alumnus, the difference in fees will be due.

If you find that you have registered yourself for the incorrect class, you must contact us by February 27, 2015 in order for us to move you to the class you originally wanted to be in (space pending). We cannot move you to another class after February 27, 2015.

If your substitution requires us to process a new payment (change in credit card, additional class fees), the person will be required to complete the Black Hat Registration Update Form and billed for all applicable registration fees.

If your substitution requires a Training class change, the person will be required to complete the Black Hat Registration Update Form and billed all applicable registration fees.


Tax Invoices

Tax invoices are auto generated from the registration system once your registration is completed and paid in full. Tax invoices will be sent via email to the registrant’s primary and secondary (if provided) email address.


Training CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION

If you do not receive a Training Certificate of Training, you must request your certificate no later than 48 hours after the end of the conference or you will not receive one. Black Hat does not replace lost, stolen or misplaced Certificates of Completion.


Training CLASS CANCELLATIONS BY BLACK HAT

In the event that a Training is canceled due to a Trainer cancelation, enrollment criteria not being met or other reasons beyond our control, we will contact you immediately to make an alternate selection.

If Black Hat is forced to close a Training class, you have the following options:


Training CLASS CHANGE REQUEST

You are registered only for the Training class you selected. In order to change classes, you must complete the Black Hat Registration Update Form no later than February 27, 2015 space pending. After this date, we cannot change your Training class unless it has been cancelled.

If you are owed a refund for the difference of the class cost, you will be sent a refund via the same method of payment.

If additional payment is required, you will be billed the difference in the class cost. All outstanding fees must be paid in full by February 27, 2015.

Please email your request to: blackhatregistration@ubm.com. Class space for the Training is extremely limited and we have sold out in years past. There is no guarantee that space will be available in the class you are requesting.


Training CLASS RESERVATIONS

All Training course seats are first-come, first-paid. The only way to hold a seat in a Training course is to be paid in full at the time of your registration. Black Hat reserves the right to cancel your unpaid registration without notification in order to guarantee the seat to a paid delegate.