Terms and Conditions

The following “Terms and Conditions” apply to the OCSC2024 Conference hosted by the OpenCSIRT Foundation (the “OCF”). Prior to registration submission, each person (the “Attendee”) must acknowledge and accept the Registration Terms and Conditions.

Should the Attendee not wish to accept the Registration Terms and Conditions, the Attendee should not register. The submission of an Attendee’s registration is regarded as acceptance of the Registration Terms and Conditions.

OCF reserves the right to render all interpretations and decisions in connection with the Registration Terms and Conditions and to establish further regulations binding upon the Attendee as may be deemed necessary to the general success and wellbeing of the event and/or any person(s) affiliated therewith. OCF’s decisions and interpretations shall be final in all cases.

Safety Guidelines

OCF is committed to hosting safe and enjoyable events and will comply with all safety protocols consistent with the local government of the event host location.

Liability Waiver & Release

Attendee agrees to comply with any and all health procedures that may be implemented by OCF and/or the event facilities, in the case of an emerging infectious disease or other health threat, in order to protect as much as possible the health and safety of all attendees, staff and volunteers.

Code of Conduct & Nondiscrimination

OCF is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcome environment for attendees of the event. Attendees are expected to behave professionally and respectfully.

If you are subject to or witness unacceptable behavior, or have any other concerns, please notify a community organizer as soon as possible by visiting the registration desk or emailing to event@ocsc.info !

Personal Property

OCF accepts no responsibility for loss or damage to personal property.

Digital and Other Recordings

Professional photographs, audio, and video will be captured during the event. Event Attendees grant OCF and its representatives permission to photograph and/or record them during event activities and to use such recordings in support of OCF’s mission. Uses of recordings may include, but are not limited to, electronic broadcasting on OCF’s YouTube Channel, educational and membership recruitment promotions, post-event reporting, and OCF’s social media activities.

Speakers provide consent for OCF to record their presentations in audio and/or visual form and grant OCF a royalty-free license to use, reproduce, and distribute the recordings and accompanying materials. Speakers also understand that while they retain the rights to their presentation materials (handouts, slides, etc.) and the content of the presentation, OCF is the sole copyright owner of any recording and can distribute it, along with any supporting materials in any way, with the appropriate attribution of the speakers.

Photography or Recording Usage by Attendees

OCF welcomes coverage of the event. Photography, screenshots, audio recordings, and video recordings are permitted in sessions indicated as TLP:CLEAR and TLP:GREEN. TLP levels will be clearly indicated orally or in writing on program materials. TLP definitions can be found at https://www.first.org/tlp.

Attendees found violating TLP rules are subject to immediate dismissal from the event and will forfeit their event registration. Due to the prevalence of mobile recording devices in today’s world, OCF disclaims all liability for the capture of your image in any multimedia format by other Attendees at the event.


Requests for press passes must be made in advance of the event to event@ocsc.info. Press credentials are required for the issuance of a press pass, and OCF requires that a copy of all published material be submitted to the address given above.

Processing of Personal Information

Event registrations with payment are processed on a third-party platform hosted by


Its Privacy Policy (valid since 15 September 2022) may be reviewed at


For more information on how OCF processes event registration data, please visit

Data privacy (www.ocsc.info/data-privacy.html)

Email addresses collected from the event registration form will be used to circulate important event details and future announcement updates on OCF event activities. If you would like your record to be deleted from the event mailing list after the event, please notify event@ocsc.info with your unsubscribe request.

Provided Internet Access and Acceptable Use Policy(AUP)

The following uses of OCF-provided Internet access are not permitted: to violate any local, state, or federal statute; to vandalize, damage, or disable the property of another individual or organization; to access another individual's materials, information, or files without permission; to use scanning or hacking exploit tools on public networks; and, to violate copyright or otherwise use the intellectual property of another individual or organization without permission.

Registration Fees, Hotel Lodging, and Travel Accommodations

Standard event registration fees include admission to open sessions and trainings, social activities, breaks —unless indicated otherwise. Hotel, travel insurance, and travel accommodations are not included and are the responsibility of the Attendee.

Modification of the Event Program

OCF reserves the right to modify the event program, which is published as an indication only.

Event Cancellation

In the event of fire, flood or without limit other causes that OCF reasonably believes to be substantial or that are beyond OCF's control, OCF reserves the right to change the times, dates, and the venue of the event, without incurring any liability to the Attendees.

Force Majeure

Attendance at the event is subject to acts of God, war, government authority, disaster, fire, recommendations by the World Health Organization (WHO) or similar organization against non-essential travel to or from the event location, or other emergencies, any of which make it illegal or impossible for OCF, the event hotel(s), or convention centers to provide the facilities and/or services for the event, or make it illegal or impossible for the Attendee to utilize the hotels or convention centers for the event. A registration may be cancelled for any one or more of such reasons by written notice from OCF to the Attendee without liability on the part of OCF.


To the extent permitted by law, the Attendee agrees to protect, indemnify, defend, and hold harmless OCF, the hotel(s) and convention centers where the Event is being held, and their respective employees, officers, directors, and agents against all claims, losses, or damages to persons or property, governmental charges or fines, and costs (including reasonable attorney's fees) arising out of or connected to the actions or failure to act in accordance with the Registration Terms and Conditions by the Attendee, its employees, officers, directors, or agents, except those claims arising out of the other party's gross negligence or willful misconduct.

Registration Substitutions, Cancellation and Refund Policy

Substitutions may be made at any time. If you wish to substitute an Attendee, please contact event@ocsc.info at the earliest opportunity for instructions.

Attendees may cancel their registration up to 28 days before the first day of the Event and receive a full (100%) refund. Event registrations cancelled within 28 days of the first day of the event will incur a cancellation fee equaling 50% of the total ticket price purchased.

No cancellations will be permitted after the event begins. Please allow up to 10 business days for refunds to process after a fully qualified request has been received and confirmed.