General terms and conditions for the execution of open seminars and group training courses at imbus.

(English version for informational purposes only. Valid is the German version)

These “General terms and conditions for the execution of open seminars and group training courses at the imbus Academy” are binding for contracts with the companies imbus AG, Kleinseebacher Straße 9, 91096 Möhrendorf (Germany) Rhein-Main GmbH, Kirschgartenstr. 15, 65719 Hofheim (Germany), imbus Rheinland GmbH, Maternusstraße 44, 50996 Cologne (Germany), and imbus Niedersachsen GmbH, Mühlenwinkel 8, 38165 Lehre (Germany) – henceforth referred to as imbus.

Registration for a Training Course

Registrations, changes to registrations and cancellations require written form.


If not stated otherwise during the registration process, participation fees include costs for the required worksheets and handouts, refreshments during breaks  and lunch, as well as the cost of providing the necessary hardware and software and their used during the duration of the course. Expenses incurred as a result of certification exams by a third party, journeys to and from the venue, accommodation, transfers to the venue, and other ancillary services are not included and are listed separately in the bill, if booked via imbus.  In such case that the training course includes practical exercises on a PC, PCs will be made available with a maximum of two participants to one PC.

Prices and Price Changes

All prices are per person in EUR and do not include the applicable VAT. The invoice will be issued immediately after participation in a training course. If not agreed otherwise, payment of the course fee is due without deductions and within 14 days of receipt of invoice.

Variations in the Execution of the Course

Reception of the course confirmation does not constitute a legal claim that the respective training course will take place at the specified time and place. Trainings may vary in time and place, the conducting trainer as well as smaller changes in course contents with regard to the training description. Should changes towards the data on your course confirmation become necessary, we will notify you of this immediately.

Delegates disturbing the course of the training considerably may be excluded from further participation in the course. In this case, an administrative fee of 20% of the course cost is raised for the part of the course that has not been visited by the delegate.

In the case of such a cancellation from our side, we will reimburse any previously remitted course fees in full. In addition, it is not possible to make any further recourse to claims against imbus.

Changing or Cancelling a Booking

Cancellations are free of charge if we receive it at the latest three weeks before the course begins. Please understand that cancellations at short notice partial participation or non-participation in the course will be charged in the same way as a full participation. Participants have the right to name in writing a replacement participant up until the training course has begun.

Right of Withdrawal

Where the participant is a consumer as defined in Section 13 of the German Civil Code (Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch – BGB), meaning that he or she enters into an agreement of use with the Service Provider for a purpose that neither falls within his or her commercial activities nor his or her professional activities as a self-employed person, he or she is granted the right of withdrawal as set forth in the following provisions. The right to discontinue use at any time is unaffected.

Instruction on the right to withdraw:

This contractual declaration may be withdrawn within two weeks, and no reasons for the withdrawal must be stated, in text form (mail, fax, letter). The 2 weeks’ withdrawal period starts upon receipt of this instruction in text form and not before the conclusion of the contract or before the fulfilment of our obligation to inform under Section 312 c Subsection 2 of the German Civil Code in connection with Section 1 Subsections 1, 2 and 4 of the German Civil Code Regulation on the Duty to Inform (BGB-InfoV) as well as our obligations under Section 312e Subsection 1 Sentence 1 of the German Civil Code in connection with Section 3 BGB-InfoV.
To meet the withdrawal deadline, it will suffice to send notification of withdrawal in time. Please send any declaration of withdrawal to the following address:

imbus AG, Hauptstr. 8a, 91096 Möhrendorf, DEUTSCHLAND
Fax: +49 9131 7518-50

Consequences of withdrawal

In the event of effective withdrawal, any services already received and any use already made must be returned. Should this be impossible, either partially or entirely, compensation for value must be provided within 30 days from sending the instruction of withdrawal .
For a service, your right of withdrawal will expire prematurely if your contract partner, upon your explicit consent, has started to provide the service before the end of the withdrawal period or if you yourself have instigated the provision of the service .

End of the instruction on the right to withdraw



All of the training worksheets and handouts that are made available are only intended for personal use by the participant. This also applies to any knowledge products and learning systems that have been transferred to the participant on data carriers or via the training network or via Internet access. The rights to these worksheets and handouts and all parts of them, including translations, which are reprinted or copied are retained by imbus (or their licensor). No part of the worksheets and handouts may be reproduced, copied, processed using electronic systems, or distributed by any third party for any purpose without written authorization by imbus.

Any software deployed during the training course must not be copied or removed from the training rooms without written authorization from imbus.

Data protection and data utilization

see privacy policy (point "5. Purchase order/ Academy")


Liability Of Participants

To ensure the security of the network, participants are not allowed under any circumstances to deploy any data carriers they have brought with them on imbus computers, or to connect any computers, they have brought with them to the imbus Ethernet. In such case that damage occurs due to contravention of this regulation by the participant, the participant will be liable for the damage.

In the case that damage occurs to hardware or to items of equipment, the participant responsible is liable for this damage.

Liability of the Event Organizer
Liability claims against imbus are excluded in so far as this is legally permissible. Namely, damages incurred by computer viruses or other malware, are excluded.

Information according to the law on alternative dispute resolution

There is no obligation and no willingness to participate in a dispute resolution procedure before a consumer arbitration board.

Other Stipulations

Subsidiary agreements must be in written form. Court of jurisdiction for all disputes arising from this contractual agreement is Erlangen, Germany. The applicable law is the law of the Federal Republic of Germany.

As of May 24, 2018.