These Terms and Conditions form part of the contract between SOCIAL CONVENTION, Unit 10, 4 Hoy St, E16 1ZA London, GB (hereinafter "Organizer") and the purchaser (hereinafter "End Customer") of access rights, participation rights, admission rights, visitation rights or reservations and coupons for the foregoing or similar or related rights (hereinafter "Tickets") or other products or services (such as merchandise) (together “Offers”), which the Organizer may provide using technology platforms, software and services operated by vivenu. “End Customer,” as that term is used herein, includes also individuals and legal entities who have not purchased Tickets or other Offers directly from the Organizer, but are entitled to participate in an event (such as through resale of Tickets, where permitted).
All communication with the Organizer regarding Tickets and Offers should be addressed to: SOCIAL CONVENTION, Unit 10, 4 Hoy St, E16 1ZA London, GB
The Organizer hereby informs the End Customer that vivenu GmbH (hereinafter "vivenu") together with its affiliated companies, is a provider of technology platforms, software and services (hereinafter "vivenu Services"), which are used by the Organizer to sell Tickets and provide Offers for artistic, cultural, athletic or other events, theater plays, concerts, meetings, seminars, leisure and other events, museums, historic sites, cinematic exhibitions, operas, lectures, conferences, continuing educational events, educational courses and other events and performances (whether physical or virtual) (hereinafter, each an "Event") and to sell Tickets, market other offers and process transactions related to Events to End Customers. vivenu is a technology platform provider to the Organizer under license. vivenu is not a ticket broker and is not the organizer of any Event.
The End Customer acknowledges that the Organizer may make the sale of Tickets and other Offers subject to the acceptance of further conditions, data protection declarations, instructions for cancellation and other contractual components by the End Customer and other restrictions (such as maximum number of Tickets for an Event). The Organizer or vivenu (on behalf of the Organizer) shall be entitled to refuse or reject the conclusion of purchase transactions with the End Customer for any legal reason.
The End Customer acknowledges that the total purchase price of Tickets and Offers shall be determined or modified solely by the Organizer or third parties who sell to or through the Organizer. The total purchase price may exceed the ticket price indicated on a Ticket or in the Organizer’s ticket storefront. The calculation of the total purchase price shall be based on the indicated ticket price with the addition of any markup, fees, surcharges and taxes. The End Customer shall be notified of the total purchase price to be paid by the End Customer before the completion of the purchase transaction. Payment of the total purchase price can only be made by the payment methods provided by the Organizer or vivenu (on behalf of the Organizer).
The contract between the Organizer and the End Customer for the purchase and sale of Tickets or Offers shall deemed completed only when the Organizer or vivenu (on behalf of the Organizer) has confirmed the transaction with the End Customer (e.g., by providing the transaction confirmation or by the assignment and subsequent transfer of a Ticket with the corresponding ticket ID). The completion of the ordering process, without such confirmation, such does not constitute a binding contract and does not entitle the End Customer to participate in an Event.
If Ticket quotas (both the total quota for the Event and the quotas of individual categories of Tickets) have been exceeded due to technical issues, the Organizer or vivenu (on behalf of the Organizer) shall notify the End Customer. The Organizer or vivenu (on behalf of the Organizer) may revoke the corresponding Tickets with repayment of the corresponding total purchase price.
3. Form of Tickets
If the Organizer provides such option, the End Customer has the ability to order Tickets in printed form and shipped to the End Customer for an additional fee (hereinafter "Printed Tickets").
The End Customer is required to verify that the purchased Tickets are correct in terms of quantity, price, date, event, venue and other essential details. Any complaint about incorrect Tickets must be reported to the Organizer or vivenu (on behalf of the Organizer) promptly after the purchase, and in no event later than five business days following the End Customer’s becoming aware of the issue that is the subject of the complaint.
The transfer of ownership of Tickets or related rights to the End Customer shall only occur upon the full payment of the total purchase price and the settlement of all outstanding claims for payment from the End Customer to the Organizer.
The End Customer must provide truthful, complete and correct information as part of the purchase transaction. The Organizer or vivenu (on behalf of the Organizer) shall be authorized to verify the information provided by the End Customer using appropriate legal means (such as credit reports when properly authorized).
4. Rights and Obligations
The End Customer hereby acknowledges and agrees to such requirements, which are part of the contract between the Organizer and the End Customer.
It is the sole responsibility of the End Customer to verify his or her capability and/or willingness to meet the requirements communicated by the Organizer. The Organizer may refuse or terminate the participation of an End Customer in an Event upon non-compliance with such requirements.
If the Organizer or vivenu (on behalf of the Organizer) reasonably suspects abuse or legal violations (including legal violations of these General Terms and Conditions or other applicable terms of the contract between the Organizer and the End Customer), such as through fraudulent, illegal or breach of disloyal activities or of corresponding circumvention or attempts to circumvent such provisions and conditions, the Organizer or vivenu (on behalf of the Organizer) may revoke the validity of a Ticket without compensation before or during an Event and deny the End Customer the right to participate in an Event or remove the End Customer from the Event.
If Tickets are damaged, lost or stolen, the End Customer must notify the Organizer and vivenu without delay. If the End Customer loses a Ticket, the Organizer or vivenu shall not be obligated to provide a replacement.
Unless otherwise agreed, the validity of a Ticket shall be restricted to the respective Event (in particular, in terms of time and place) and, if necessary, the respective seat or seat unit or the corresponding ticket category. The Ticket shall become invalid once the Event has ended.
The End Customer acknowledges that vivenu has no obligation to instruct, verify or supervise the Organizer regarding its obligations to End Customers for Tickets, Events and other Offers made by the Organizer, which are offered and processed via vivenu Services. The Organizer is solely responsible for the communication, publications and information, and vivenu does not bear responsibility in that regard. vivenu has no obligation to instruct, audit or supervise the Organizer in relation to its obligations towards End Customers. Further, vivenu has no obligation to check the timeliness, correctness or completeness of the Organizer’s published communication and information. This applies even if employees of vivenu act on behalf of the Organizer or if the Organizer uses contractual documents and templates provided by vivenu.
Furthermore, the End Customer acknowledges that vivenu does not guarantee uninterrupted accessibility and usability of the vivenu Services. vivenu does not bear any liability for delays or errors in the transmission, storage failures and associated limitations of the vivenu Services. During maintenance work there may be temporary disruptions of the web site and/or individual vivenu Services.
5. Transfer of Tickets
6. Revocation, Cancellation, Refund, Return and Exchange of Tickets
In Case of no significant Changes, Postponement or Cancellation of the Event
In Case of significant Changes, Postponement or Cancellation of the Event
To the extent that the Organizer’s liability is excluded or limited herein, the foregoing limitation of liability shall also apply to the personal liability of the Organizer’s legal representatives and agents as well as any representatives acting for the Organizer with regard to the End Customer, including without limitation vivenu and its affiliates, each of which representatives and agents is an intended third party beneficiary of the contract between the Organizer and the End Customer, with the power to enforce the contract as if a party hereto.
The End Customer hereby acknowledges and agrees that: Except as provided to the contrary by nonwaivable provisions of applicable law, vivenu shall have no liability to the End Customer when acting on behalf of the Organizer as an agent or otherwise. vivenu shall not be liable for damages caused by force majeure or breach of duty by third parties.
To the extent that vivenu’s liability is excluded or limited, this disclaimer or limitation of liability shall also apply to the personal liability of vivenu's legal representatives and vicarious agents as well as any representatives acting for vivenu with regard to the End Customer. Not in limitation of the foregoing, vivenu shall not be liable for damages resulting from an Event’s failure, cancellation, modification, relocation or defect or the Organizer’s insolvency or loss or delayed arrival or defects in Printed Tickets as well as limitations in vivenu Services.
8. Miscellaneous Provisions
The laws of the state of the incorporation of the Organizer shall apply, and the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods (hereinafter “CISG”) shall not apply. This shall not affect statutory provisions restricting the choice of law and the applicability of mandatory provisions.
Insofar as the End Customer is not a Consumer, the exclusive place of jurisdiction for all disputes between (i) the End Customer and the Organizer shall be the registered office of the Organizer and (ii) between the End Customer and vivenu shall be Düsseldorf, Germany.
The End Customer shall be deemed to be a “Consumer” insofar as the purpose of the ordered deliveries and services is not attributed to his commercial or self-employed professional activity. Any natural person or legal entity as well as partnership with legal capacity acting in its commercial or self-employed professional activity when concluding the contract shall not be deemed a Consumer. Furthermore, the End Customer shall not be deemed a Consumer when purchasing services in connection with leisure activities if the contract provides for a specific date or period of time for the provision.
The following clauses apply to End Customers with their registered office, place of residence in the European Union:
The following clauses apply to End Customers with their registered office, place of residence in the United States:
If any of the preceding provisions are, or become, ineffective or unenforceable in whole or in part, such condition shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions. The same shall apply if and to the extent that a gap or ambiguity exists, and an appropriate provision that comes closest to that which the Organizer and the End Customer would have wanted economically shall replace the affected provision, if they had considered that gap or ambiguity.