Terms and conditions

  1. Scope
    1. These Business Terms and Conditions apply to the purchase of contracts concluded through the website of https://cest2019.gnest.org/ and all subdomains (hereinafter referred to as “Website”) or through related e-mail communication, and to all related services provided by Comos S.A, Athens, Greece owner of the Global NEST journal and CEST series – Conference on Environmental Science and technology (hereinafter referred to as “COSMOS”).
    2. Any user of the website or buyer of services shall be referred to as “Customer” throughout these Terms and Conditions.
    3. Any business terms by the Customer which diverge from these Terms and Conditions shall not apply, unless expressly confirmed by COSMOS in written form.
  2. Offering of COSMOS - Global NEST journal
    1. COSMOS - GLOBAL NEST JOURNAL offers scientific publication and editorial services, which can be ordered by the Customer through the Website.
  3. Ordering and Purchasing of Services from COSMOS
    1. To order a registration through the Website, the Customer must first register with Conference Website.
    2. The requirements for registering with the Website are that the Customer is of full age and has full legal capacity.
    3. The Customer asks for conference services with COSMOS the moment she/he submits an original scientific article (“Article”) for evaluation through peer-review and presentation in CEST2019.
    4. Cancellation policy information is available at https://cest2019.gnest.org/cancellation-policy
    5. In case a Customer pays more than invoiced by COSMOS, any bank or transaction charges will be deduced from a partial refund of the overpaid amount.
  4. Manuscript and Copyright Issues 
    1. If material from other publications is reproduced in your manuscript, please provide proof that you have obtained the necessary copyright permission.
    2. Your manuscript is accepted for processing on the understanding that it has not been published elsewhere. For papers with multiple authors, please also confirm that all authors are familiar with, and agree with, the contents of the manuscript. We reserve the right to contact all authors to confirm this in case of doubt. Please provide e-mail addresses for all authors and at least one institutional email address for one of the co-authors, and specify the name, address and E-mail for invoicing purposes.
  5. Prices, Terms of Payment
    1. Registration fees are presented at the following page: https://cest2019.gnest.org/registration-fees
    2. Payments to COSMOS S.A. are processed through the eCommerce service provided by AlphaBank Greece. We are accepting Credit card payments and bank transfers.
    3. Payment confirmation is sent by e-mail to the email address provided by the Customer soon after acceptance of the payment has been processed by the bank. Invoices are issued 5-10 days after the payment has been confirmed.
    4. In case the Customer requires a Pro-invoice, he/she should indicate it while filling out the billing information.
  6. Contract Document
    1. COSMOS makes no provision for a separate contract document based on these Terms and Conditions. However, the Customer may check at any time the ordered services and status of the Article through her/his personal account on the Website.
  7. Miscellaneous
    1. Athens, Greece shall be the place of jurisdiction for all legal disputes arising of these Terms and Conditions, even if the Customer has her/his domicile outside of Greece.
    2. If any provisions of the Terms and Conditions should be found invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions. In any such case, the contracting parties shall negotiate on the invalid clause to substitute by a valid arrangement as close as possible to the original provision.
    3. COSMOS reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting changes to this page of the website without prior notice. Please check these Terms and Conditions periodically for any modifications. Your continued use of any Service following the posting of any changes will mean that you have accepted and agreed to the changes.