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Terms and Conditions

Application for Membership

Applications for membership must be submitted electronically. Due to high administrative costs, postal or faxed applications cannot be accepted.

Please follow the instructions found on the Membership Application page and please ensure that you have viewed the Membership Fees.

Membership

The ESPE membership year runs from 1st January to 31st December.

Applicants will be expected to pay the full year's membership fee in their first year, regardless of when their application is approved. The membership fee will not be reduced on a pro-rata basis.

Membership renewal notices will be sent approximately 1 month before the start of the membership year and as an ESPE member, you are expected to ensure that payment is made promptly.

Members who have not paid the membership fee will not be entitled to vote at the ESPE Annual Business Meeting.

Members who have not paid their membership fee after a few reminders will be deemed as lapsed members and will not receive the newsletter, journal, mailings and discounted registration to the ESPE Annual Scientific Meeting, nor enjoy access to the members' section of the ESPE website.

Lapsed members who wish to renew their membership within two years of lapsing must pay all fees due since their last membership payment or they can  re-apply for membership after two years.

Personal Details

By applying for membership, you permit ESPE and its professional team provider Bioscientifica Limited to process your personal details.

As an ESPE member, you will receive mailings and email alerts from ESPE on its own and related activities.

As an ESPE member, your contact details will be included in the online membership directory which is located within the password protected members' section of the ESPE website. The password protected members' section is available to ESPE members and enables your ESPE colleagues to contact you.

It is your responsibility to keep your personal details up to date; incorrect details will have an impact on you receiving your journal and Society mailings.

Refunds and Cancellation

In the event of any error in your payment, please contact the ESPE Team. Refunds will be made where appropriate, at the sole discretion of the ESPE.

Refunds cannot be provided for part of the membership year if membership is cancelled.

Notification of cancellation of your membership must be made to the ESPE Team and received by the end of the membership year.

Notes

From time to time, the terms & conditions as well as the privacy policy will be changed. The terms & conditions and privacy policy are located on the ESPE website where any updates will be reflected. No further notification of changes will be made.