Cancellation of registration will be accepted until June 13, 2016, up to which date the total amount will be refunded less 15% for cancellation charge.


Where personal information is required for use of the website or in interacting with the website it is the Columbia University policy that information, such as your name, postal and e-mail address or telephone number, is private and confidential. The personal information you provide is stored in a secure location, is accessible only by appropriate staff, and is used only for the purposes for which you provide the information.

No Release of Information to Third Parties

Personal information collected as a function of this website will not be released to third parties except to aid organizers of future conferences related to gravitational-wave physics or if such release is required by law.

Collection and Use of Information

This web site requires you to provide certain personally identifiable information in order to process conference registration and its associated fees. By providing such information, you consent to our collection and use of it, as described in this Privacy Policy. The information you provide may include contact information, (such as your name, address and email address) and financial information, such as a credit card number. This information will be used to process your registration and if necessary, to contact you regarding information regarding the GR21 conference.

No Computer Tracking of Identifiable Information

The conference web site does not track, collect or distribute personal information about visitors. The organizers of GR21 may regularly compile aggregate statistics on the registered participants, strictly to be used for administrative purposes related to the GR21 conference.


Please note that cookies may be necessary to enable you to use abstract submission and registration features linked to the GR21 website.

Third Party Websites

The GR21 website may provide you with links to the web sites of third parties. In the event you choose to access such web sites, the organizers of GR21 are not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties. Further, please note that the third party's privacy policy and security practices may differ from the provided here and GR21 assumes no responsibility nor does control, endorse or guarantee any aspect of your use of the linked site. We recommend that you check the applicable privacy policy of such party before providing personally identifiable information to it.

Changes in our Privacy Policy

We may update current privacy policy from time to time. Changes will be posted on this web site reflecting the updated privacy policy.