1. These terms
1.1 What these terms cover. These are the terms and conditions on which we supply services to you and these can include, but not be limited to, the following:
1.1.1 Tutor led training held at a specified location;
1.1.2 Written training manuals and other documentation;
1.1.3 Packaged training services, which can be any of the above services, a series of training modules specifically created for your individual or corporate requirements.
1.2 Why you should read them. Please read these terms carefully before you submit you order to us. These terms tell you who we are, how we will provide services to you, how you and we may change or end the contract, what to do if there is a problem and other important information. If you think that there is a mistake in these terms, please contact us to discuss.
2. Information about us and how to contact us
2.1 Who we are. We are School of Bodywork, Exeter Community Centre, 17 St. Davids Hill, Exeter, Devon. EX4 3RG.
2.2 How to contact us. You can contact us by telephoning our customer service team at 07711 656011 or by writing to us at email@example.com.
2.3 How we may contact you. If we have to contact you we will do so by telephone or by writing to you at the email address you provided to us in your order.
2.4 “Writing” includes emails. When we use the words “writing” or “written” in these terms, this includes emails.
3. Our contract with you
3.1 How we will accept your booking. Our acceptance of your booking will take place when we write to you to confirm your booking, at which point a contract will come into existence between you and us.
3.2 If we cannot accept your booking. If we are unable to accept your booking, we will inform you of this in writing and will not charge you for the services. This might be because of unexpected limits on our resources which we could not reasonably plan for, because we have identified an error in the price or description of the services or because the relevant course is full, etc.
4. Our services
4.1 Services may vary slightly. We make every effort to make sure that the description of the services on our website is as accurate as possible, but it may sometimes be required to make minor changes as explained in clause 6 below.
5. Your rights to make changes
If you wish to make a change to the service you have booked please contact us. We will let you know if the change is possible. If it is possible we will let you know about any changes to the price of the service, the timing of supply or anything else which would be necessary as a result of your requested change and ask you to confirm whether you wish to go ahead with the change.
6. Our rights to make changes
6.1 Minor changes to the services. We may need to make minor changes:
6.1.1 to reflect changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements; and
6.2 More significant changes to the services and these terms. In addition, we may make changes to these terms or the services, but if we do so we will notify you and you may then contact us to end the contract and receive a full refund before the changes take effect.
7. Providing the services
7.1 When we will provide the services. On booking, we will let you know when we will provide the service(s) to you.
7.1.1 If the service is a one-off service. We will begin the service on the date set out in the order. The completion date for the services is as told to you on confirmation of the booking.
7.2 We are not responsible for delays outside our control. If our supply of the services is delayed by an event outside our control then we will contact you as soon as possible to let you know and we will take steps to minimise the effect of the delay. Provided we do this we will not be liable for delays caused by the event, but if there is a risk of substantial delay you may contact us to end the contract and receive a refund for any services you have paid for but not received.
7.3 Reasons we may suspend the supply of services to you. We may have to suspend the supply of a services to:
7.3.1 update the services to reflect changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements;
7.3.2 make changes to the services as requested by you or notified by us to you see clause 6.
7.3.3 the School of Bodywork reserves the right to postpone training days/courses at short notice should a tutor, or a number of students in the group, be unable to attend due to self-isolation or developing symptoms of Covid, or should government restrictions prevent the course going ahead. In this instance the School of Bodywork will endeavour to reschedule the event as soon as possible and transfer fees as appropriate either to the rescheduled event or to another course. Should this happen we will not be liable for student expenses such as accommodation/travel – we recommend that students arrange insurance cover for this eventuality, or book accommodation which can be cancelled at short notice.
7.4 We may suspend supply of the services if you do not pay. If you do not pay us for the services when you are supposed to (see clause 11) and you still do not make payment within 14 days of us reminding you that payment is due, we may suspend supply of the services until you have paid us the outstanding amounts. We will contact you to tell you we are suspending supply of the services. We will not suspend the services where you dispute the unpaid invoice (see clause 11). We will not charge you for the services during the period for which they are suspended. As well as suspending the services we can also charge you interest on your overdue payments (see clause 11).
7.5 Should government legislation prevent contact teaching, all learning will be moved to an online platform.
8. Your rights to end the contract
8.1 You can always end the contract for the supply of services before it has been completed. You may contact us to end your contract for services at any time before we have delivered it or completed supplying it and you have paid for it, but in some circumstances we may charge you for doing so, as described below. Of course, you always have rights where the services are faulty or mis-described (see clause 10, “If there is a problem with the services”).
8.2 What happens if you have a good reason for ending the contract? If you are ending a contract for a reason set out at 8.2.1 to 8.2.4 below the contract will end immediately and we will refund you in full for any services which have not been provided or have not been provided properly. The reasons are:
8.2.1 we have told you about an upcoming change to the services or these terms which you do not agree to (see clause 6.2);
8.2.2 we have told you about an error in the price or description of the services you have ordered and you do not wish to proceed;
8.2.3 there is a risk that supply of the services may be significantly delayed because of events outside our control; or
8.2.4 you have a legal right to end the contract because of something we have done wrong (but see clause 7.4 in relation to your rights to end the contract if we deliver late).
8.3 What happens if you end the contract without a good reason? If you are not ending the contract for one of the reasons set out in clause 8.2, then the cancellation provisions set out in Schedule 2 shall apply.
9. Our rights to end the contract
9.1 We may end the contract if you break it. We may end the contract at any time by writing to you if:
9.1.1 you do not make any payment to us when it is due and you still do not make payment within 14 days of us reminding you that payment is due;
9.1.2 you do not, within a reasonable time of us asking for it, provide us with information that is necessary for us to provide the services;
9.1.3 you do not, within a reasonable time, allow us to deliver the services to you
9.1.4 you do not, within a reasonable time, allow us access to your premises to supply the services; or
9.1.5 where certain qualification is required as a condition for us to provide the services to you, and it has transpired you don’t have it.
9.2 You must compensate us if you break the contract. If we end the contract in the situations set out in clause 9.1 then yours and our rights shall be as set out in clause 8.3.
10. If there is a problem with the services
10.1 How to tell us about problems. If you have any questions or complaints about the services, please contact us. You can telephone our customer service team at 07711 656011 or by writing to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
10.2 Summary of your legal rights. We are under a legal duty to supply services that are in conformity with this contract. Nothing in these terms will affect your legal rights.
This is a summary of your key legal rights. These are subject to certain exceptions. For detailed information please visit the Citizens Advice website www.adviceguide.org.uk or call 03454 04 05 06.
11. Price and payment
11.1 Where to find the price for the services. The price of the services will be the price set out on our website.
11.2 In order to secure your place on one of our Diploma courses you are required to pay the registration fee (deposit) which is stated on the website booking details. Other shorter courses require full payment on booking to secure your place as set out on the website booking page.
11.3 When you must pay and how you must pay. The method of payment is be set out in the Booking page but the following principles apply:
11.3.3 For services, your payment will depend on the type of training course you will be purchasing and is to be set out in the Booking page.
11.4 We can charge a fee if you pay late. If you do not make any payment to us by the due date we may charge a late payment fee to you on the overdue amount at the rate of 10%. You must pay us the late fee together with any overdue amount.
11.5 What to do if you think an invoice is wrong. If you think an invoice is wrong please contact us promptly to let us know. You will not have to pay any late payment fee until the dispute is resolved. Once the dispute is resolved we will charge you interest on correctly invoiced sums from the original due date.
12. Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you
12.1 We are responsible to you for foreseeable loss and damage caused by us. If we fail to comply with these terms, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breaking this contract or our failing to use reasonable care and skill, but we are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if either it is obvious that it will happen or if, at the time the contract was made, both we and you knew it might happen, for example, if you discussed it with us during the booking process.
12.2 We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors; for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; for breach of your legal rights in relation to the services (as summarised at clause 10.2);
13. How we may use your personal information
13.1 How we will use your personal information. We will use the personal information you provide to us:
13.1.1 to supply the services to you;
13.1.2 to process your payment for the services; and
13.1.3 if you agreed to this during the order process, to inform you about similar services that we provide, but you may stop receiving these at any time by contacting us.
14. Other important terms
14.1 We may transfer this Agreement to someone else. We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation. We will always tell you in writing if this happens and we will ensure that the transfer will not affect your rights under the contract.
14.2 You need our consent to transfer your rights to someone else. You may only transfer your rights or your obligations under these terms to another person if we agree to this in writing.
14.3 Nobody else has any rights under this contract. This contract is between you and us. No other person shall have any rights to enforce any of its terms.
14.4 If a court finds part of this contract illegal, the rest will continue in force. Each of the paragraphs of these terms operates separately. If any court or relevant authority decides that any of them are unlawful, the remaining paragraphs will remain in full force and effect.
14.5 Even if we delay in enforcing this contract, we can still enforce it later. If we do not insist immediately that you do anything you are required to do under these terms, or if we delay in taking steps against you in respect of your breaking this contract, that will not mean that you do not have to do those things and it will not prevent us taking steps against you at a later date. For example, if you miss a payment and we do not chase you but we continue to provide the services, we can still require you to make the payment at a later date.
14.6 Which laws apply to this contract and where you may bring legal proceedings. These terms are governed by English law and you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the services in the English courts. If you live in Scotland you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the services in either the Scottish or the English courts. If you live in Northern Ireland you can bring legal proceedings in respect of the services in either the Northern Irish or the English courts.
The School of Bodywork reserves the right to postpone training days/courses at short notice should a tutor, or a number of students in the group, be unable to attend due to self-isolation or developing symptoms of Covid, or should government restrictions prevent the course going ahead. In this instance the School of Bodywork will endeavour to reschedule the event as soon as possible and transfer fees as appropriate either to the rescheduled event or to another course. Should this happen we will not be liable for student expenses such as accommodation/travel – we recommend that students arrange insurance cover for this eventuality, or book accommodation which can be cancelled at short notice.
1. For our short CPD (Continuing Professional Development) courses:
• Deposits and course fees are non-refundable. Deposits/fees may be carried forward to a later course if at least six weeks’ notice is received. An admin fee will be charged.
• If you fail to attend a Training Course or leave during the course, there will be no refund.
2. For our longer teaching programs:
• Your deposit confirms your place on the course and is non-refundable.
• If you commence the Diploma in Therapeutic Massage course and choose not to continue for any reason you are liable for the registration fee plus the entire cost of the course.
• If you commence the Diploma in Fascia Informed Bodywork course and choose not to continue for any reason you are liable for the registration fee plus the entire cost of the course.
3. A £15 admin fee will be charged for replacement certificates and manuals.
4. A £30 admin fee will be charged for postponing your place on a course. Postponements of course places are awarded in exceptional circumstances and are at the discretion of School of Bodywork.