That was conflicting information indeed! In order to get things going, launch the website and be fair to all JCI members we wanted to communicate the facts and resolve our legal issues later. When sending out booking confirmations the following paragraph is now included (please see Q + A above).

In the event of a necessary cancellation, we expect each participant, in addition to our General Terms and Conditions, to voluntarily support the organizational costs incurred with € 100.00 (except for children).