General Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

Payment Modalities
When registering online, payment modalities must be provided. Please note, CARS accepts payment by credit card and bank transfer only.

Credit Card
We accept the following credit cards: VISA and MasterCard. The online system uses secure encryption to protect your card and personal details.
In case of double registration and payment, an administrative and credit card fee with the total amount of 50 Euros applies for reimbursement.

Bank Transfer
Payment of the total amount without deductions has to be made within 8 days after online registration to the following bank account:

CARS 2024 c/o Prof. Heinz U. Lemke
DB Privat- und Firmenkundenbank AG, 10585 Berlin, Germany
IBAN: DE62 1007 0848 0479 9482 00

Please provide as a reference participant's name and registration number.
Bank fees are the responsibility of the payee.

Reduced Fees for Pre-registration
The reduced pre-registration fees imply if registration and payment are received by April 25, 2024 (CET).
If payment is not received by this date, the regular registration fee will be charged automatically.

Cancellation policy
Cancellation Fees for CARS 2024

Until May 1, 2024 EUR 80
after May 1, 2024 EUR 100
No cancellation possible after June 1, 2024
No cancellation possible for presenting authors after March 3, 2024

Name badge policy
Name badges are not transferable and must be worn at all times for approval of admission to sessions as well as social events.

This is a personal registration and can not be transferred.

Virtual Participation
Login details you receive for virtual attendance are personal and only valid for the person who has registered and paid. The login details must not be shared with others.

Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. The organizers cannot accept any responsibility or liability for injuries or losses sustained as a result of any cancellations, accidents, illness or other occurrences that may arise in connection with the conference functions, Accompanying Persons Program and Pre- and Post Conference Tours. In case of force majeure situation, such as spread of communicable diseases, etc., a change of venue and timing of the congress may be necessary. No compensation or reimbursement will be possible in any of these circumstances. Participants are advised to take out appropriate travel and health insurance themselves. In case of cancellation of the congress (i.e. if a change of venue and timing of the congress is not possible), the congress organizers reserve the right to either retain the entire registration fee and to use it for a future conference, or to reimburse the attendee after deducting costs already incurred for the organization of the conference and associated publications, and which could not be recovered from third parties.

Privacy Policy
By submitting this form, you agree that CARS may save your personal data, as provided in this form, for the purpose of payment procedures and CARS event activities in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Law.

By registering, you give us permission to save and process your contact information in order to process payment and for conference organisation purposes.
We will not share your data with third parties other than indicated below.

You can ask for your contact details to be deleted from our records at any time by sending us an email. Contact details can be found at

Your contact details will be shared with (the publisher of the International Journal of CARS and the CARS Proceedings), in order to provide you with access to the one-year subscription of the International Journal of CARS. You can read about their data protection policy at

Should you not wish your data to be shared with Springer, you can indicate this during the registration process. Please note that, if you do not agree to your data being shared with Springer, you will not be able to access the journal online.

CARS Office
Klettgaustrasse 20
79790 Kuessaberg, Germany

Updated: January 1, 2024