terms-and-conditions

Definitions:

“After School Club” means a club run in a school and bookable only by pupils in that school
“Birthday Party” means a two hour party for 3-9 years old booked by the parent.
“Carer” means the person who is responsible for the pupil during a DanceBugs class
“Class(es)” means all classes that we offer: (3-9 years) as per the booking made by the parent.
“Contract” means the agreement between the Parent and DanceBugs once a booking has been confirmed and paid for.
“Fees” means the money chargeable for the DanceBugs classes as per the booking made online.
“Parent” means a parent or legal guardian of the Pupil who will be responsible for the payment of the Fees and who is the contracting party to this contract and who shall (if the Carer is not the Parent) be responsible for compliance with these Terms and Conditions by the Carer
“Pupil” means the child registered onto a DanceBugs class
“Registration Fee” means the payment made by the parent to register the pupil onto a DanceBugs Term for the first time.
“Registration Form” means the form completed by the parent at point of registering
“Suppliers” means a company who has produced goods for DanceBugs Ltd.
“Teacher” – means the person(s) delivering the DanceBugs class
“Term” means the dates of the classes running as advertised on the class summary section of the website.
“Website” means www.DanceBugs.com
“DanceBugs” means DanceBugs Franchisee (or DanceBugs Ltd. where a territory is operated directly), as named on the class summary section of the website, the company or person with whom you have entered into this contract.
“Children must be collected on time, for every 15 minutes a child is uncollected after their pre-booked collection time we reserve the right to charge £5.”

Acceptance: 

  • All agreements relating to the teaching of the Classes and/or Birthday Parties by DanceBugs to the Pupil and ongoing communication with Teachers, Franchisee and Head Office staff are subject to these Terms to the exclusion of all other Terms and Conditions.
  • No variation or addition to the Terms and Conditions shall be binding unless agreed in writing by DanceBugs and the Parent/Carer.
  • These Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to be accepted by the Parent/Carer once the box is ticked at point of booking on our website or on the booking form and confirmation of payment of Fees has been received by DanceBugs.
  • DanceBugs may cancel this contract at any time before the Pupil commences a Term, for any reason whatsoever. DanceBugs shall not be responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from such cancellation but will refund Fees paid for the remaining Classes in the Term.

First Aid:

  • All Teachers are trained in basic first aid and by accepting these terms you are agreeing for your child to receive first aid from our first aid qualified Teachers.
  • This includes applying a plaster, epi pen, ice pack, child’s own inhaler.

Fees and Payment:

  • The Parent must pay for the Fees for the Term online prior to the Pupil attending the classes.
  • DanceBugs does not offer refunds for any reason whatsoever, other than as part of our DanceBugs Guarantee (see below).
  • DanceBugs Guarantee: DanceBugs will refund the Fees paid for a Term if the Parent and/or Carer decides they do not wish to return after their first class. If this is the case the Parent must inform Head Office within 24 hours of attending the class.
  • DanceBugs cannot refund any Registration Fees or credit/debit card charges from booking online.

Cancellation:

  • DanceBugs reserves the right to cancel a Term for any reason whatsoever. In the event of a course being cancelled by DanceBugs, we will refund the Fees to the parent/carer for the remaining classes.
  • DanceBugs cannot refund any Registration Fees or credit/debit card charges from booking online.
  • DanceBugs Ltd does not offer refunds for classes cancelled by a Parent and/or Carer in the exception of our DanceBugs Guarantee.
  • In the event that a DanceBugs Teacher cancels one class during a Term due to illness and no replacement is available, an extra class will either be added onto the end of the Term or the Fees for one class will be discounted from the Parent’s next Term booking. This is down to the Franchisee’s discretion.
  • In the event that classes are cancelled due to an “Act of God” (e.g. disruption resulting from extreme weather conditions, earthquakes, etc), terrorist activity, strikes, or where local authorities/public guidance advise that classes should be temporarily suspended for health or other reasons, then no refunds will be given and it will not be permitted to defer classes during the affected period.

Parent and/or Carer obligations:

  • The Parent and/or Carer warrants that the information supplied on Registration Form, at point of booking, is accurate and up to date and that if any of this information changes DanceBugs is immediately informed.
  • The Parent and/or Carer and/or Pupil must not attend any Class whilst suffering from any serious illness or contagious disease or anything similar thereto.
  • The Parent and/or Carer takes full responsibility for the Pupil during a class and/or whilst on the premises for a class. The only exception for this is during an After School Club where the Franchisee or Coach has the responsibility for a Pupil.
  • By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions the Parent and/or Carer agrees to keep the content of the DanceBugs classes confidential and not to use or copy any aspect of the class directly or indirectly. Whilst the Pupil is attending a course and for a year afterwards, the Parent and/or Carer must not be directly or indirectly involved, in any way, in a business or organisation which competes with DanceBugs Ltd.

Birthday Parties

  • To confirm your booking a non-refundable payment of 50% of the quoted price for the Birthday Party should be made.
  • The balance of the party fee is due 2 weeks prior to the party date, if payment is not made by this time, DanceBugs reserve the right to cancel the birthday party.
  • Payment can be paid by cash/cheque and must be paid directly to DanceBugs
  • There is a minimum number of 10 attendees for each Birthday Party.
  • Changes of more than 2 attendees should be communicated to the DanceBugs Regional Manager at least 7 days before the Birthday Party.
  • The parent and/or carer take full responsibility for the pupils during a Birthday Party.

Liability Disclaimer

  • DanceBugs take all reasonable care in ensuring that its programmes are safe.  However, the Parent and/or Carer agrees that their child will be engaging in physical activities that may involve some risk of injury. The Parent and/or Carer acknowledges that they have been advised to consult with their child’s physician with respect to any past or present injury, illness, health problem or any other condition or medication that may affect their child’s participation in the DanceBugs programmes.
  • The Parent and/or Carer assumes the above risks and accepts responsibility for any injury sustained by their child and discharge and hold harmless DanceBugs Ltd, its Owners, Franchisees, and personnel including its Teachers and its Suppliers from any liability arising from any injury to your child or other persons or property caused by your child’s participation in the DanceBugs programmes.
  • DanceBugs takes no responsibility whatsoever for any loss, damage or expense incurred by a Pupil and or Parent/Carer whilst participating in a class or whilst on the premises of where a Class and / or Birthday Party is taking place.
  • DanceBugs reserves the right to exclude a Parent and/or Carer and/or Pupil from a Class and / or Birthday Party permanently, or for the time they feel necessary, due to behaviour that is not deemed acceptable within a class.
  • The Parent and/or Carer agrees that any claim made against DanceBugs Ltd, its Owners, Franchisees, and personnel including its Teachers and its Suppliers, will be made in writing within 30 days of the incident taking place and failure to report in writing within this time will negate any such claim.

 General:

  • All merchandise must be paid for at time of purchase. Refunds on merchandise will only be offered in it is in re-saleable condition. If merchandise is proven to be faulty is must be returned to Head Office within 7 days for a refund.

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between the parties hereto and supersedes prior agreements and understandings between the parties.

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