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Adult Dance Brighton Classes are operated by Shincrackers Ltd.
Before booking a Dance Class, Participants should read these Terms and Conditions carefully. These are the Terms and Conditions on which we agree to provide Participants with all Dance Classes. These terms and Conditions tell Participants how we will provide our Dance Classes to them, how Participants or we may change the contract between us, what to do if there is a problem and other important information. If Participants are unable to agree with the Terms and Conditions, they must not Book or attend the Dance Classes. We will not provide Dance Classes to Participants who do not agree to these Terms and Conditions. If, however, the Client agrees to the Terms and Conditions unconditionally, they may Book and attend the Dance Classes subject always to these Terms and Conditions. Booking Dance Classes or attending Dance Classes shall indicate the Client’s acceptance of the Terms and Conditions in full absolutely.
Shincrackers Ltd may amend these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting the amended Terms and Conditions on the Site. The version of the Terms and Conditions that applies to the Dance Classes shall always be the version in force at the time the Dance Classes were booked.
Private Lessons for Participants are required to be agreed, arranged, and booked by Participants in advance via online payment or a bank transfer. Shincrackers Ltd does not accept cash payments and cheques from Participants for payment on the day of the Private Lesson. To secure the Client’s booking(s), payments need to be made in full at least 7 (seven) working days prior to the Client’s requested date(s). Payments made less than 7 (seven) working days prior to the Client’s requested date(s) the Private Lesson will be transferred to the following week at the sole discretion of Shincrackers Ltd.
Due to the individual nature of the booking Shincrackers Ltd requires a minimum of 7 (seven) working days notice in order to transfer a private lesson with the studio and the designated Shincrackers Ltd instructor. Provided that the sufficient notice is given, Shincrackers Ltd will change a Client’s booking subject to availability of the Shincrackers Ltd instructor and studio space and will charge for all and any ancillary and administrative costs associated with the initial booking, (including but not limited to booking a studio space for example). If changes are required to be made with less than the required notice prior to the date set for the Private Lesson, then the Client will be charged the full fee of the Private Lesson plus the studio hire fee where applicable and any other associated and ancillary and administrative costs These costs shall be invoiced to the Client.
Paid fees for either one-off Private Lessons or block bookings are non-refundable in whole or in part and it is the Client’s responsibility to book all sessions at the times provided as available for the designated instructor and the studio space.
For the avoidance of doubt if a Client arrives late for a private lesson which therefore results in a reduction of the time available for the Client’s Private Lesson then no reduction in the fee levied by Shincrackers Ltd for that private lesson will be given due to less time being made available for the Client because of their late arrival.
Bookings by Participants for Dance Workshops must be made with a minimum of fifteen (15) working days prior notice to allow for the securing of a venue and a tutor for Shincrackers Ltd’s or the Client’s selected date. Bookings for Participants are confirmed only upon receipt of full payment from the Client due not later than fifteen (15) working days before the date of the Dance Workshop.
Online dance classes take place via the Zoom app. An email address and phone number must be provided by the Client for the teacher to contact them on. All online dance classes MUST take place on a secure wifi connection to ensure the Client and teacher are protected from hacking and they have privacy.
Participants taking part, learning or dancing along with this dance video, dance clip or dance stream do so at their own risk. Shincrackers Ltd does not accept any responsibility for each individual or group of individuals who may be watching, joining in or dancing along with this dance video, dance clip or dance stream. In order to take part/learn/dance along with this dance video, dance clip or dance stream Participants must first make sure that they are in good enough health/physical condition to be able to do so. If Participants are under doctor’s orders, have an underlying health condition or have received medical advice that would normally preclude them from a physical activity (such as dance and/or dance fitness) they should not join in or dance along with this dance video, dance clip or dance stream.
Participants must create a safe area to dance in. Participants must make sure that the area they are about to dance/exercise in is suitable for the type of dance or exercise that is contained in the dance clip, dance video and dance stream they are about to watch. The area must be a flat surface, be clear of obstruction (such as tables, light fittings, rugs), be big enough and again suitable for the style of dance/dance exercise Participants are about to take part in. Pets and young siblings should be kept in a separate room.
Comfortable and suitable clothing and shoes should be work during the dance class. Participants should be keep hydrated during the dance class.
Where possible, a parent or guardian must be present in the premises of the students’ location if they are under 16.
All purchases for online dance classes are final. In extreme circumstances will a refund be issued due to a breach of contract from the teacher.
Participants must vacate a studio on time. Shincrackers Ltd is NOT responsible for Participants and/or their children before and after Classes, Courses Private Lessons and Dance Workshops as the case may be.
MISSED CLASSES AND COURSES
If a Client is unable to attend a Class or Course or Private Lesson or Dance Workshop for any reason Shincrackers Ltd does not guarantee any alternative arrangement and for the avoidance of doubt in such circumstances the Client will receive no refund in respect of that booking. If, however Shincrackers Ltd at its sole discretion is able to offer an alternative session for the Class, Course, Private Lesson or Dance Workshop as the case may be and the Client chooses not to accept the alternative that is offered the Client shall NOT entitled to a refund in such circumstances either. If the Client is or becomes aware that they will miss any sessions in advance of the start of a Course, Class, Private Lesson or Dance Workshop, then the Client must immediately notify Shincrackers Ltd at the time of Booking and Shincrackers Ltd will endeavour at its sole discretion to provide an alternative session of said Class, Course, Private Lesson or Dance Workshop as the case may be however for the avoidance of doubt Shincrackers Ltd does not guarantee that such an alternative session will be made available.
Please be aware that Shincrackers Ltd is under no obligation to offer alternative or replacement sessions of any Classes, Courses, Private Lessons or Dance Workshops. If a Client misses a session for 3 weeks in a row then the Client’s place will be opened up as a space and filled immediately by Shincrackers Ltd without notice.
Once booked and paid for, all Dance Classes are non-refundable and non-transferable save as otherwise. Shincrackers Ltd requires a minimum number of Client Bookings for holding each individual Course, Class, Private Lesson and/or Dance Workshop and consequently, the holding of such sessions is conditional upon this requirement being satisfied. If that minimum number is not achieved by the day after the deadline for booking has expired, Shincrackers Ltd reserves the right to cancel the Course, Class, Private Lessons and/or Dance Workshop or Term of Classes and in this instance will provide a full refund or offer an alternative Course to attend.
No refunds are given for Dance Classes missed unless in extenuating circumstances and at the sole discretion of Shincrackers Ltd. No refunds shall be given to Participants by Shincrackers Ltd in the event that Dance Classes are cancelled due to Force Majeure Events.
On some rare occasions, it may be necessary for Shincrackers Ltd to make alterations to the start date, time, teacher or venue locations of the Classes or Courses or Private Lessons or Dance Workshops in order to operate these sessions effectively. All Participants will be notified by email of any such changes as soon as it is reasonably possible. The Client accepts that any such change(s) shall not constitute a breach of contract on the part of Shincrackers Ltd and therefore the Client shall have no right to terminate the agreement or seek damages or seek a refund.
If Shincrackers Ltd is required to change the venue for a particular class due to Force Majeure Events then Participants shall act reasonably in accepting an alternative venue. Shincrackers Ltd is not obliged to offer an alternative venue.
Shincrackers Ltd will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that the venue shall be the venue indicated on the Site, but where this is not possible, Shincrackers Ltd reserves the right to procure the use of other venue(s), provided that Shincrackers Ltd shall give the Client notice on email of any such change(s) as soon as it is reasonably possible. Any such change(s) shall not constitute a breach of contract and shall not give the Client the right to terminate the agreement or seek a refund.
Shincrackers Ltd will use reasonable endeavours to ensure that any individually named teacher(s) shall provide the relevant Classes or Courses or Private Lessons or Dance Workshops but where this is not possible, Shincrackers Ltd reserves the right to procure the services of suitable alternative teacher(s), provided that Shincrackers Ltd shall give the Participants notice of any such change(s) on email as soon as is reasonably possible. Any such change(s) shall not constitute a breach of contract and shall not give the Client the right to terminate the agreement or seek a refund.
In order to maintain the high standards of our Dance Classes Shincrackers Ltd reserves the right at its sole discretion to refuse admission or participation to any Client who is deemed to be acting inappropriately. This includes, but is not limited to, behaviour that displays an actual or perceived conflict of interest or behaviour that hinders the learning of others.
Shincrackers Ltd expects all Participants to be polite and well mannered towards other Participants and their Shincrackers Ltd dance instructors at all times. If a Client is excluded for unacceptable behaviour they will not be entitled to a refund and in extreme circumstances, Shincrackers Ltd reserves the right to cancel the contract with the Client completely and immediately without notice in which case no refund will be due to the Client.
By agreeing to these terms and conditions the Client hereby waives, releases and discourages all claims they may have against Shincrackers Ltd for injuries of any manner from participation in the Dance Classes unless they are a direct result of Shincrackers Ltd negligence. The Client is obliged to seek medical advice before carrying out any exercise. The Client agrees not to attend a Class, Course, Private Lesson or Dance Workshop where they suffer from or consider that they may suffer from illness or injury or both as the case may be.
If the Client is late for a Class, Course, Private Lesson or Dance Workshop then Shincrackers Ltd reserves the right at its sole discretion to refuse admittance, as the Client could risk injury if he/she has missed part of the warmup. The Client will not be entitled to a refund in such cases.
It is the Client’s responsibility to report any changes to personal details i.e. health, medication, address and contact details, to Shincrackers Ltd prior to the Client undertaking any Class, Course, Private Lesson or Dance Workshop.
Shincrackers Ltd accepts no liability for any loss or damage to personal property or for any loss sustained by a Client from errors or omissions contained on the registration form whether completed by the Client or otherwise.
All and any recording and photography by Participants (or those associated with Participants in any way) during any of Shincrackers Ltd’s Classes. Course, Private Lessons or Dance Workshops are strictly prohibited. Participants hereby consent to Shincrackers Ltd photographing Participants and taking video recordings for the purposes of promoting Shincrackers Ltd’s Dance Classes only.
Shincrackers Ltd is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of its Site users and Participants. Shincrackers Ltd’s privacy notice applies to the use and processing of personal data collected and used by Shincrackers Ltd, in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR). It is very important that the information Shincrackers Ltd holds about its Participants is accurate and up to date. It is the Client’s responsibility to inform Shincrackers Ltd know of any changes in personal information by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Please read Shincrackers Ltd’s detailed Privacy Notice.
These Terms and Conditions and every agreement for the provision of Dance Classes shall be governed in all respects by English law as if the contract was wholly entered into and wholly performed within England. The parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English court.
Terms and conditions: Revised June 2021
Client / Participant: An individual who purchases Dance Classes for themselves or on behalf of another and where for the avoidance of doubt a person purchases Dance Classes for a child or on behalf of another person then Client shall mean the purchaser of the Dance Classes or the person or Child for whom the Dance Classes were acquired as the case may be under these Terms and Conditions as relevant.
Adult Dance Brighton: The trading name for Shincrackers Ltd.
Dance Classes: Services organised or supplied by Shincrackers Ltd. This includes (but is not limited to) dance classes, dance courses, drop-in classes, trial sessions, private lessons and dance workshops.
Terms and Conditions: The Conditions that govern the sale and supply of Dance Classes by Shincrackers Ltd to you.
Booking (includes any capitalised division): A Client’s order or acceptance of an offer for Dance Classes.
Site: The website www.adultdancebrighton.com
Course: A dance programme provided by Shincrackers Ltd consisting of more than one dance class/session.
Term of Classes: A dance programme consisting of more than one dance class/ session over the period of 3 to 4 months.
Trial Dance Class: A single, one-off dance class/session provided by Shincrackers Ltd that could also form part of a Course/Term of Classes.
Drop-in Sessions: A single dance class/session provided by Shincrackers Ltd.
Private Lessons: A bespoke dance class/session provided by Shincrackers Ltd that is requested, scheduled and shaped according to an individual Client’s request.
Packages: A series of dance classes/ sessions provided by Shincrackers Ltd that are requested, scheduled and shaped according to an individual Client’s request.
Dance Workshops: A dance class/session that is requested, scheduled and customised for groups by Shincrackers Ltd or a Client.
Online dance classes: A dance video, dance clip or dance stream that is delivered via online media.
Force Majeure Events: means any circumstance not within the reasonable control of Shincrackers Ltd including without limitation acts of God, flood, drought, earthquake or other natural disaster, epidemic, pandemic, terrorist attack, civil war, civil commotion or riots, war, threat of or preparation for war, armed conflict, imposition of sanctions, embargo or breaking off of diplomatic relations, nuclear, chemical or biological contamination or sonic boom, any law or action taken by a government or public authority including without limitation imposing an export or import restriction, quota or prohibition, collapse of buildings, fire, explosion or accident and any non performance by contractors or the interruption to any and all utility services; and in such circumstances if Shincrackers Ltd is hindered, prevented or delayed in providing or meeting its obligations under these Terms and Conditions by the above Force Majeure Events then Shincrackers Ltd shall not be in breach of these Terms and Conditions or otherwise liable for any delay or failure in the performance of its obligations under these Terms and Conditions.
Staff, visitors, and participants who are unwell with symptoms of coronavirus (covid-19) should not attend the studios. If you have any government-advised covid-19 symptoms, do not enter the building, or participate in in-person classes.
Please note that Shincrackers ltd have the right to refuse entry to anyone using/booked to use the studios if you have covid19 symptoms, and no refunds will be eligible.
Shincrackers Ltd has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of covid-19. however, Shincrackers ltd cannot guarantee that instructors or participants will not become infected with covid-19.
Participation in a Shincrackers ltd activity could increase the risk of contracting covid-19, Participants acknowledge the contagious nature of covid-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that they may be exposed to or infected by covid-19 by participating in a Shincrackers ltd activity and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death to myself or relatives. participants understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by covid-19 at a Shincrackers ltd activity may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself or others, including, but not limited to, Shincrackers ltd employees, volunteers, and program participants.
Participants understand and voluntarily accept and assume all the foregoing risks related to covid-19 and accept sole responsibility for any injury or illness that may occur. further, participants understand and agree that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of Shincrackers Ltd, its employees, agents, and representatives, whether a covid-19 infection occurs before, during, or after participation in any Shincrackers ltd program(s), related event, or activity.
Participants agree that if they or anyone in their household presents covid-19 symptoms or are contacted by the test and trace service, they will inform Shincrackers ltd as soon as possible and will then isolate as advised by the UK Government and Professional Medical Services
We are all learning as we go, we pledge to work with you to talk through all the issues and concerns to provide a safe working environment for all our people. We are continuously reviewing our procedures and will do everything we can to accommodate and meet your own requirements.
Official UK Government Advice: visit the following links for official UK government advice on coronavirus (covid-19).
Stay At Home: Guidance for people with confirmed or possible coronavirus (covid-19) infection:
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