IFORS 2021 Virtual

The 22nd Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies

Seoul, Korea
August 23(Mon) ~ 27(Fri), 2021

Terms & Policies

Terms of use
Terms of use
These Terms of Use are Effective as of January 29, 2020. 


1. General Information
IFORS 2021 will be held in Seoul, Korea from August 22-27, 2021. Your use of ifors2021.kr will always be subject to, at a minimum, the terms and conditions set out in this document. These are referred to as the "Master Terms." In addition, your use of the Website may also be subject to the terms of any legal notice applicable to the Website in addition to the Master Terms. All such terms supplementing these Master Terms are referred to below as "Additional Terms." The Master Terms, together with any Additional Terms, form a binding legal agreement between you and IFORS 2021 in relation to your use of the Website. Collectively, this legal agreement is referred to below as the "Terms." If there is any contradiction between the Additional Terms and the Master Terms, then the Additional Terms shall take precedence in relation to the Website to which the Additional Terms apply.

2. Your Agreement to the Terms
Your access or use of ifors2021.kr in any way signifies that you have read, understand, and agree to be bound by the terms. By accessing or using ifors2021.kr, you also represent that you have the legal authority to accept the Terms on behalf of yourself and any party you represent in connection with your use of the Website. If you do not agree to the Terms, you are not authorized to use the Website.

3. Changes to the Terms
IFORS 2021 may change, remove, add to modify the Terms, and reserves the right to do so in its discretion. In that case, we will post the updated Master Terms or Additional Terms, as relevant, to the Website and indicate the date of revision. We may send a message to your email address, or we may display a notice on the Website indicating that the Terms have changed. All amended Terms take effect immediately. If you do not agree with any modification to the Terms, you may terminate this agreement by ceasing use of the Website. Your continued use of the Website after the revised Terms are effective indicates that you have read, understood, and agreed to those Terms.

4. Provision of the Website
IFORS 2021 makes the Website available to you on the Terms. You may only use the Website in accordance with these Master Terms and any applicable Additional Terms. In particular but without limitation, you may not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Master Terms, any applicable Additional Terms, or any other conditions or notices that are made available on any Website.

5. Location of the the Website   The Website Services are controlled and offered by IFORS 2021 in Korea. IFORS 2021 makes no representations that the Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you are accessing or using any Website from other jurisdictions, you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with local laws.

6. Registered Users
By registering for an account on the Website, you agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions of these Master Terms and any applicable Additional Terms. IFORS 2021 reserves the right to modify or discontinue the accounts of Registered Users and related Services at any time. IFORS 2021 disclaims any and all liability to Registered Users.

7. Privacy Policy
IFORS 2021 is committed to handling responsibly the information and data we collect through our Website and agrees to use your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Policy. The Privacy Policy is hereby incorporated by reference into these Master Terms. 

8. Copyright Complaints
IFORS 2021 respects the intellectual property rights of others, and we prohibit users of our Website from submitting, uploading, posting or otherwise transmitting any materials that violate another person's intellectual property rights.

Privacy Policy
This website is operated by the IFORS 2021 Secretariat and this privacy policy applies to this website only. At www.ifors2021.kr, we respect our participants and understand that you are concerned about privacy. We post this privacy policy to let you know what kind of information we collect, how it is handled, and with whom it may be shared. 


What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

- Internal record keeping.

- We may use the information to improve our conference and services.

- We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

By registering for IFORS 2021, participants give permission for their contact details to be used for official conference purposes and to be included in the list of participants.

Other Use and Disclosure

The IFORS 2021 Secretariat will not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to third parties. We may disclose your personal information to our sponsors, contractors, related governmental service, and others who have agreed to treat your personal information in accordance with this privacy policy. 

Badge Policy
Access to all IFORS 2021 activities will be allowed only to participants wearing IFORS 2021 badges. The IFORS 2021 Secretariat will not reprint badges or replace lost badges or badge holders. If you lose your badge, you will be requested to re-register yourself at the onsite registration rate. Please keep track of your badge all the time and make sure you bring it each day. There will be NO exceptions.

Attendees' Conduct Policy
IFORS 2021 is committed to providing an atmosphere that encourages the free expression and exchange of ideas. All participants of conference activities (sessions, exhibitions, etc.) will enjoy a welcoming environment free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. 

Speakers should not use sexual language, images, or any language or images that would constitute harassment as defined above in their talks. 

Any violations will be reported to the IFORS 2021 committees and may result in removal or denial of access to meeting facilities or activities and other penalties, without refund of any applicable registration fees. In addition, violations may be reported to the individual's employer. 

By registering for IFORS 2021, all attendees agree to comply with these standards of behavior.