Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for using CBM2023's website (https://cbm2023.com) and registration and participation in the conference 5th Congress of Baltic Microbiologists. We assume you accept the terms and conditions for website usage by accessing this website. To register for the 5th Congress Of Baltic Microbiologists conference, we ask that you please agree to the conference's Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Website terms and conditions

These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for using CBM2023's Website, located at https://cbm2023.com. By accessing this website; we assume you accept these terms and conditions. Do not use CBM2023: 5TH CONGRESS OF BALTIC MICROBIOLOGISTS if you do not agree to all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.


  1. The website uses cookies to help personalise your online experience. By accessing CBM2023: 5TH CONGRESS OF BALTIC MICROBIOLOGISTS, you agree to use the required cookies.

  2. To operate our website, we may use cookies to collect, store, and track information for statistical or marketing purposes.


  1. Unless otherwise stated, Lithuanian Microbiological Society and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on CBM2023: 5TH CONGRESS OF BALTIC MICROBIOLOGISTS. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may access this from CBM2023: 5TH CONGRESS OF BALTIC MICROBIOLOGISTS for your personal use, subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.

  2. You must not:

  • Copy or republish material from CBM2023: 5TH CONGRESS OF BALTIC MICROBIOLOGISTS

  • Sell, rent, or sub-license material from CBM2023: 5TH CONGRESS OF BALTIC MICROBIOLOGISTS

  • Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from CBM2023: 5TH CONGRESS OF BALTIC MICROBIOLOGISTS

  • Redistribute content from CBM2023: 5TH CONGRESS OF BALTIC MICROBIOLOGISTS

This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.

Hyperlinking to our Content:

  1. The following organisations may link to our Website without prior written approval:

  • Government agencies;

  • Search engines;

  • News organisations;

Online directory distributors may link to our Website in the same manner as they hyperlink to the Websites of other listed businesses; and

System-wide Accredited Businesses except soliciting non-profit organisations, charity shopping malls, and charity fundraising groups, which may not hyperlink to our Web site.

  1. These organisations may link to our home page, publications, or other Website information so long as the link:

  • is not deceptive;

  • does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement, or approval of the linking party and its products and/or services;

  • fits within the context of the linking party's site.

  1. We may consider and approve other link requests from the following types of organisations:

  • Commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources;

  • Associations or other groups representing charities;

  • Online directory distributors;

  • Internet portals;

  • Accounting, law, and consulting firms;

  • Educational institutions and trade associations.

  1. We will approve link requests from these organisations if we decide that:

  • the link would not make us look unfavourably to ourselves or our accredited businesses;

  • the organisation does not have any negative records with us;

  • the benefit to us from the visibility of the hyperlink compensates for the absence of CBM2023;

  • the link is in the context of general resource information.

  1. These organisations may link to our home page so long as the link:

  • is not deceptive;

  • does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement, or approval of the linking party and its products or services;

  • fits within the context of the linking party's site.

  1. If you are one of the organisations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must inform us by sending an e-mail to info@cbm2023.com. Please include your name, your organisation name, and contact information, as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Website, and a list of the URLs on our site you would like to link. Wait up to 14 business days for a response.

  2. No use of CBM2023's logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.

  3. Approved organisations may hyperlink to our Website as follows:

  • By use of our corporate name; or

  • By use of the uniform resource locator being linked to; or

  • Use any other description of our Website being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party's site.

Content Liability:

  1. We shall not be held responsible for any content on your Website. You agree to protect and defend us against all claims raised on your Website. No link(s) should appear on any Website that may be interpreted as libellous, obscene, or criminal or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of any third-party rights.

Reservation of Rights:

  1. We reserve the right to request that you remove all links or links to our Website. You approve of immediately removing all links to our Website upon request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and its linking policy at any time. By following our Website, you agree to be bound to and follow these linking terms and conditions.

Removal of links from our website:

  1. If you find any link on our website offensive, please contact us and let us know anytime. We will consider requests to remove links, but we are not obligated to or so or to respond to you directly.

  2. We put effort into providing correct and up-to-date information on our website. However, we do not ensure that the information on this website is accurate. So, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy nor promise to ensure that the website remains available or that the material is updated.


  1. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties, and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website. Nothing in this disclaimer will:

  • Limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury;

  • Limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;

  • Limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or

  • Exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

  1. The limitations and prohibitions of liability set in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort, and for breach of statutory duty.

  2. As long as the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

Conference terms and conditions

The Lithuanian Microbiological Society organises the 5th Congress of Microbiologists. Accept the terms and conditions below by registering as an event participant (further on You).


  1. All attendees must register and pay the registration fee before the conference.

  2. All participants must register via the https://cbm2023.com/ webpage registration form.

  3. Payments have to be made via bank transfer. 

  4. Payments must be made in euros; no other currency will be accepted.

  5. The participant must provide proof of payment to complete the registration successfully.

  6. No payments can be accepted at the venue registration desk

  7. Payment information will be provided after registration and acceptance of the provided abstract.

  8. The registration fee does not cover travel and accommodation costs.

  9. Registration fees for participants include abstract handling, admission to all sessions, entrance to poster sessions, coffee breaks, and name badges. Other perks may also be available and announced by updating this document.

  10. The Congress organisers intend to run the Congress as a physical event. Suppose the organisers decide it is impossible to continue with a physical event due to the pandemic or other such restrictions. In that case, the Congress may be held wholly or partly as an online meeting. The Congress organisers reserve the right to modify the Congress programme, which is published as an indication only. We will refund the registration fee if the physical and virtual Congress is cancelled. We will only cancel the whole Congress due to circumstances outside of our reasonable control, including (but not limited to) pandemics, natural disasters, adverse weather conditions, fire or closure of airports. Lithuanian Microbiological Society shall not be held liable for other costs or losses.

  11. Payments for the registration fee will be accepted

  • Beneficiary: Lietuvos mikrobiologų draugija

  • Company Code: 191922291

  • Beneficiary address: Žaliųjų Ežerų 49 LT-08406 Vilnius

  • IBAN: LT65 7300 0100 0245 0367

  • Bank: Swedbank, 73000


  1. If you need to cancel your attendance at the conference, you must do so in writing at least 30 days before the start of the conference. Cancellations made after this time will not be eligible for a refund.


  1. If you cannot attend the conference, you may substitute your registration with another person by contacting the conference organisers in writing seven days before the start of the conference.

Changes to the Conference:

  1. The conference organisers reserve the right to change the dates, times, venue, speakers, and program without prior notice.

Travel and Visa

  1. You must not travel to or attend the Congress if you are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 or are required to place yourself in quarantine.

  2. You should seek and follow your government's advice before booking travel and accommodation for the Congress and before travelling to the event.

  3. You are responsible for making the proper travel and other insurance arrangements before booking travel and accommodation for the Congress.

  4. Lithuanian Microbiological Society shall not be liable to you for any losses incurred, including as a result of travel restrictions being placed against you or certain countries due to COVID-19. By accepting these terms and conditions, you agree to abide by any COVID safety regulations in Lithuania, Vilnius, hotel accommodation and the Congress venue.

  5. Please visit https://keliauk.urm.lt/en/entry-to-lithuania/visas/list-of-countries-whose-citizens-do-not-require-visas-to-enter-the-republic-of-lithuania to check the requirements for Visa in Lithuania. Then, if you need a visa, please contact Lithuanian diplomatic authorities in your country.

  6. The participant's sole responsibility is all expenses incurred concerning the event and obtaining a visa.

  7. Notification of registration and abstract acceptance does not mean substituting or removing visa requirements.


  1. The conference organisers are not liable for any personal injury, loss, or damage to the property or belongings of the attendees during the conference.

  2. Attendees are responsible for their safety and security.


  1. Attendees must behave professionally and respectfully towards other attendees, speakers, and staff. Any behaviour deemed inappropriate or offensive by the conference organisers may result in expulsion without a refund.

Photography and Recording:

  1. Photography, audio recording, and video recording of the conference sessions are strictly prohibited without the prior written consent of the conference organisers.

Intellectual Property:

  1. All intellectual property rights concerning the conference and its content, including copyright, trademark, and patent rights, belong to the conference organisers.


  1. The conference organisers will collect and process the attendees' personal data under applicable data protection laws. By registering for the conference, attendees consent to collecting, processing, and using their personal data to organise and administer the conference.

Governing Law:

  1. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the jurisdiction of Lithuania. Any disputes arising from or in connection with the conference shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of that jurisdiction.

Congress Organizing Committee

  1. All participation queries and/or cancellation requests should be sent to the CBM2023 Organising committee in writing via e-mail: info@cbm2023.com