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APDT Conference Policy

The APDT/CAPDT Virtual Conference is an event hosted by the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT).

Personal Information
By registering for and/or participating in the event, you acknowledge that any personal information that you provide or that we collect from you will be used to grant access to the virtual conference sessions, exhibitors, etc. through a 3rd party provider and shared with exhibitors and/or sponsors per the opt-in statement during the registration process.

Recording Notice
All event sessions will be recorded. By attending the event, you consent to and authorize the use of your name and written comments or any reproduction thereof by us in any media whatsoever in connection with the promotion of the event and our programs, materials and services.

Information Shared with Exhibitors, Sponsors and Supporting Organizations
Exhibitors receive an attendee mailing list prior to and after the conference as part of their sponsorship. By completing conference registration, you agree to have your mailing information [name, title, company, mailing address] and limited demographic data shared with exhibitors and sponsors for this purpose.

Mailing and demographic information for attendees who reside in the EU and EEA are excluded from these exhibitor mailing lists.

We permit select sponsors to send limited emails to attendees from our email server. You may opt-out of sponsored emails during the registration process.

Conference Communications
By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to receive emails and/or push notifications from APDT containing important information about the conference including news, giveaways and promotions. These emails are designed to ensure attendees are fully informed about the conference and receive the most satisfactory experience possible.

We may also send you emails about APDT membership, similar APDT events or other APDT products and services.

Non-Payment Clause
Once a registration is submitted, it becomes binding and all fees are due and payable according to the terms herein. If you cancel the registration, or do not attend the event, the registration fees as dictated by the cancellation policy below remain due and are nonrefundable.

APDT reserves the right to reject any registration not in compliance with event eligibility requirements. APDT will only refund registration fees as the cancellation policy listed below dictates for any rejected registrations based on the date of rejection.

If an event registration is purchased as a paid member and the membership expires and is not renewed prior to the event in September 2021, the registrant will be subject to the non-member registration rate.

Credit Card Payments
Credit card payments are due at the time of registration. Any registration without a valid credit card payment at the time of registration may be required to re-register or may incur additional fees.

Check Payments
Check payments are due within 30 days of the attendee’s registration date, and prior to any rate changes, or the registration will be cancelled and re-registering at the current rate will be required. Check payments should arrive by and no later than September 24, 2021 to allow for adequate processing time.

Once the check payment is received, an additional payment confirmation will be sent. If the check is returned or cannot be processed, the registration will be cancelled. Please allow 5-7 business days for the processing of conference payments upon receipt by APDT. A copy of the registration confirmation letter is required with the registrant’s payment to ensure proper allocation. Check must be payable to APDT.

Check Mailing
2365 Harrodsburg Road, Suite A325

Lexington, KY 40504

Right to Reject Registration or Deny Participation

APDT reserves the right to reject registration, deny event participation or remove from the event any person who, in the reasonable judgment of APDT, does not meet registration eligibility requirements or is disruptive, threatening, distracting or otherwise engaging in conduct detrimental or damaging to APDT, the event, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors or other event participants. Registration fee refunds will be considered according to the cancellation refund policy above based on the date of registration rejection or denial of participation to or removal from, the event.

Cancellation Refund Policy

  • 100% less $25 processing fee – April 1, 2021 – August 31, 2021
  • 50% refund (no processing fee) – September 1, 2021 – September 27, 2021
  • NO refunds are given for cancellations received after September 27, 2021

All cancellations must be submitted in writing to APDT by the above dates via email to apdt@apdt.com

Registrations are not transferable nor are substitutions accepted.

Notice about Speakers
Opinions expressed by speakers at the event are their own opinions and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of the APDT. We do not provide technical, software, legal, accounting, tax or other professional services or advice, nor do we endorse or guarantee the accuracy of any opinions or information expressed or provided by speakers at the event.