Refund Policy

Refund Policy

Glitch Festival is an over 17 event. Any tickets purchased by anyone under that age are neither valid nor eligible for a refund. Once the ticket has been bought, it will only be changed or refunded in the case of cancellation.

The event will only be considered to have been cancelled in the eventuality of a Government ban. In that case, the purchaser can apply for a refund in a period no longer than thirty days from the date of the public announcement of the cancellation.

While every effort is made to ensure that all billed acts perform, Glitch Festival reserves the right to change the bill without prior notification.

Bad weather & natural disasters will not lead to ticket refunds.

The purchase of a ticket for Glitch Festival is for the event itself and not for a specific artist and no refund will be offered in the event of artist cancellations.

Ticket & Event Conditions

Section 1 – Agreement

Section 2 – Event Ticket

Section 3 – Admission to the Event

Section 4 – Force Majeure

Section 5 – Rights of the organiser

Section 6 – Liability of the organiser

Section 7 – General

Section 8 – Refund protection Insurance

Section 9 – Payment plans

 

Section 1 – Agreement

  1. These general terms and conditions apply between Glitch Festival (obo of Boing Ltd), and a person (the “Buyer”) who has purchased an admission ticket (“Event Ticket”) for an event held by the Organiser (the “Event”) and each person who attends the Event (the “Visitor”).
  2.  Following the purchase and attendance of the event, the agreement arises between the holder of the Event Ticket or the Visitor on the one hand and the Organiser on the other hand, to which these terms apply.

 

Section 2 – Event Ticket

  1. The purchase of a ticket for Glitch Festival is for the event itself and not for a specific artist and no refund will be offered in the event of artist cancellations.
  2. Glitch Festival tickets are not refundable under normal operating circumstances. Refunds will only be possible in the eventuality of a government ban on events due to Covid-19.
  3. Glitch Festival is an over 17 event. Any tickets purchased by anyone under that age are neither valid nor eligible for a refund. Once the ticket has been bought, it will only be changed or refunded in the case of cancellation.
  4. Tickets may only be purchased through 3rd parties authorized to sell on the event’s behalf. This operation is the responsibility of Paylogic.

 

Section 3 – Admission to the Event

  1.  By attending the Event, each Visitor explicitly agrees to these Terms
  2.  Glitch Festival is an over 17 event. Only persons over the age of 17 will be admitted to the event.
  3.  The right to admission to Glitch Festival is reserved by the promoter and venue, who may take health and safety, environmental and security concerns into account at their reasonable discretion, and may from time to time carry out security searches. Glitch Festival operates a zero tolerance policy toward illegal substances.
  4. You may be asked to produce identification documentation, to verify your age.
  5. The admission ticket gives the holder the right to attend the Event. Access is given only to the first holder of the admission ticket scanned at the entrance of the Event. Glitch Festival is not obliged to perform any further verification of valid admission tickets.
  6. No refunds will be offered to customers who are refused entry or ejected from the venue on account of being (or appearing to be) under the age of 17, declining to be searched, abusive, threatening, drunken or disorderly.
  7.  It is prohibited to bring glass containers of any sort, canisters, plastic bottles, PET bottles, cans and/or other drinks containers, one’s own food, hard packaging, cooler bags, other heavy containers, flambeaus, pyrotechnical objects, weapons of any sort or any other dangerous objects onto the event site.
  8.  Opening Party Conditions
    1. The venue is subject to change, this depends on necessary permits and approvals by governing authorities. We have no control and cannot guarantee the venue as promoted in our marketing material. We will have backup venues prepared for this eventuality. The show will go on as billed.
  9.  Boat Party Conditions
    1. The boat party schedule may be delayed depending on weather conditions. The boat party is also subject to cancellation should the boat captain deem the weather conditions as unsafe. In this case the party will be held at a backup venue, with the same line-up as billed originally.
  10.  A security control shall take place at the entry gate.

 

Section 4 – Force Majeure

  1. If an Event cannot take place on the planned date and location as a result of circumstances beyond the control of the Organiser, this is regarded as force majeure
    1. Pandemic (Refunds in case of Covid-19 postponement or cancellation are in deviation of this clause)
    2. Non-issuance of permits by authorities
    3. Terrorism threats
    4. Strikes
    5. Fires
    6. Floods
    7.  Bad weather
  2.  The event will only be considered to have been cancelled in the eventuality of a Government ban. In that case, the purchaser can apply for a refund in a period no longer than thirty days from the date of the public announcement of the cancellation.
  3. Bad weather & natural disasters will not lead to ticket refunds. You may want to purchase ticket insurance offered by Refund Protect.
  4. The Organiser is entitled to reschedule an Event if this Event cannot take place due to force majeure.

Important Notice: Due to the ongoing issues with the Covid-19 pandemic. Our policy on this is to give our customers the option to keep the ticket for next year’s edition or apply for a refund, in the eventuality of a Government ban which would mean the festival is cancelled for that reason.

 

Section 5 – Rights of the organiser

  1. While every effort is made to ensure that all billed acts perform, Glitch Festival reserves the right to change the bill without prior notification.
  2.  The Organiser reserves the right to deny the Visitor access
  3. Organisers are entitled to make (or have made) video and/or audio recordings of the Event and to use these images for promotional purposes, with no obligation of compensation to the persons appearing.

 

Section 6 – Liability of the organiser

  1. Attendance at the event is therefore at your own risk.
  2. Any liability of the promoter for damage to hearing or health that may occur due to lack of precautions is therefore excluded, unless the promoter acts with gross negligence or intent.
  3. If attendees park their vehicle on the festival site, this shall be at their own risk. We accepts no liability for any damage or theft, unless it can be charged with intent or gross negligence
  4. We shall not be liable for lost or stolen items.

Section 7 – General

  1. Attendees are aware that music festivals represent an environment with a high noise level. We shall take the necessary precautions to prevent lasting damage to hearing or health. Nonetheless, attendees are urgently advised to use earplugs to protect them against any damage to hearing or health.
  2. Free earplugs will be available at our ‘Information Stand’.
  3. It is prohibited to bring glass containers of any sort, canisters, plastic bottles, PET bottles, cans and/or other drinks containers, one’s own food, hard packaging, cooler bags, other heavy containers, flambeaus, pyrotechnical objects, weapons of any sort or any other dangerous objects onto the event site. The security service shall be instructed to carry out a body search.
  4. Drink tokens are only valid for the specific you have attended. Our add on events (opening party, after party & boat party) all require separate drink tokens. Drink tokens are not refundable.

 

Section 8 – Refund protection Insurance

  1. Booking insurance is offered by Booking Protect. This means that Paylogic or Glitch Festival cannot exercise any influence over an insurance policy that has been taken out with Booking Protect.
  2. Refund Protection provides a refund if a customer is unable to attend due to a number of circumstances as defined in the Terms and Conditions.
  3. Booking Protect doesn’t have any information about an order that is placed by Paylogic. They can only help you if you purchased insurance with your tickets.
  4. It is not possible to take out booking insurance after an order has been placed. Insurance can only be purchased for some events when ordering.
  5. Questions regarding the Refund protection can be directed at Booking Protect.
  6. Please fill in and submit your refund application form as soon as you are aware that you will not be able to attend the event according to the circumstances defined in the Terms and Conditions of Booking Protect.

 

FAQs – Covid-19

  • If the event is cancelled due to a Government Ban, am I eligible for a ticket refund ?
    • In case of a government ban leading to Glitch Festival 2022 being cancelled, you will have the option to keep the ticket for next year’s edition or get a refund of all your tickets (Face value only).
  • I saved my ticket from 2020 or 2021, what will happen if 2022 is cancelled?
    • You will have the option to keep the ticket once again, or get a refund of all your tickets (Face value only).
  • The Festival is being held however I cannot travel due to restrictions (from your country of residence or a restriction imposed by the government of Malta), will I still be eligible for a refund?
    • Yes you will get a refund for your ticket (Face value only) in this case.
  • Travel is possible and the festival is going on as scheduled, however I do not feel safe. 
    • The festival will only be held if it is deemed safe by the authorities. We will do our utmost and take decisions in the best interest of everyone at the festival. The health and safety of our fans, artists and crew is paramount. In this case you are not entitled for a refund
  • Travel is possible, however I’m required to quarantine due to travel restrictions.
    • Travel rules and restrictions may change throughout the course of the pandemic. If an imposed quarantine of 14 days is required, we will offer you a refund.

Refund Guarantee

If the event cannot take place between the 13-16 of August 2022 due to Covid-19, we will provide you with a refund of the ticket price (Face value only), within 4 weeks after official cancellation of our event(s). Only tickets purchased through our authorised resellers (See Tickets & Paylogic) will be entitled for a refund. Tickets purchased in 2019 or 2020 through Eventbrite will also be guaranteed a refund. One would need to apply within a stipulated timeframe.

You’re entitled to a refund in the following conditions:

•  The festival is cancelled or postponed to a date which does not suit you.
•  You test positive for Covid-19 within a 14 day period prior to the festival
•  Travel restriction imposed by your country of residence or government of Malta

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