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Hen Party Booking Terms & Conditions

Note: These terms and conditions only apply to Hen Party Dance Lessons.
Wedding couples please see Wedding Couple Dance Lesson Terms and Conditions.

Last Updated: 21st May 2018 (for GDPR compliance)

First Dance UK ("us", "we") provides its service to you ("the client", "the hen party ", "the girls ", "you"), subject to the following terms and conditions, which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you.

PARTIES

  • Dance Every Dance Ltd trading as First Dance UK (“the Company”), 11 Thorn Road, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 4TU.
  • You, the girls & any other participants attending Hen Party ("the client", "the Hen Party ", "the girls ", "you")

RECITALS

The Company provides the services of a professional choreographer to design, teach and rehearse a Hen Party dance.

A. The Clients wish to avail themselves of the services of the Company.

B. The Company is able to provide the services of a Choreographer (the “Choreographer”) for the lesson as pre-booked by the Client.

  • 1. Responsibilities of the Company
    • 1.1 The Company shall:
      • 1.1.1 use their best endeavours to provide a Choreographer to provide the Hen Party Dance service,
      • 1.1.2 reserve the right to substitute or change a Choreographer
      • 1.1.3 not be liable in the event that the Choreographer is unavailable for any reason, save that any fees payable for the cancelled lesson shall be returned to the Clients
  • 2. Responsibilities of the Choreographer
    • 2.1 The Choreographer shall:
      • 2.1.1 meet with the Clients to take instructions and assess the needs and abilities of the Clients
      • 2.1.2 design an appropriate Hen Party Dance for the Clients
      • 2.1.3 teach the Hen Party Dance to the Clients in a manner appropriate to the abilities of the Clients
      • 2.1.4 rehearse the Hen Party Dance with the Clients
  • 3. Responsibility of the Clients
    • 3.1 The Clients will:
      • 3.1.1 avail themselves of the services of the Choreographer
      • 3.1.2 treat the Choreographer with all due respect
      • 3.1.3 warrant that they are fit to undertake the Hen Party Dance and advise the Choreographer of any medical conditions which may affect participation in the Hen Party Dance
  • 4. Payment
    The Clients shall pay for the service prior to the start of their lesson.
  • 5. Date Changes/Cancellations/Participant Number Changes
    • 5.1 First Dance UK reserve the right to cancel a lesson within 24 hours notice. Cancellation should only occur in the event of a choreographer becoming unavailable for a booked lesson due to circumstances out of First Dance UK's control (for example: choreographer illness, choreographer family emergency). First Dance UK will take reasonable steps to either reschedule the lesson or find a replacement choreographer. First Dance UK cannot guarantee that this will be possible. If not the lesson will be cancelled and we will refund you for the missed lesson.
    • 5.2 A minimum of 10 days notice prior to lesson commencement is required by the Hen Party to cancel / re-schedule a lesson.
    • 5.3 First Dance UK cannot guarantee that new dates will be available to suit both parties.
    • 5.4 Cancelled lessons within 10 days notice & rescheduled lessons are non-refundable.
    • 5.5 First Dance UK do not refund payment if:
      • 5.5.1 The Hen Party decides they are unhappy with their choreographed routine at the end of the lesson. (See Note below)
        Note: The routine will evolve over through the course of the lesson. This will be in conjunction with the Hen Party and so it is not possible for the Hen Party to be unhappy with their routine.
      • 5.5.2 The Hen Party decides not to continue the lesson half way through the booking for no other reason or if the Hen Party is cancelled.
    • 5.6 If the number of participants increases at any time prior to or during the lesson, First Dance UK will charge the Client an additional fee appropriate to the increase.
      • 5.6.1 If the number of participants decreases less than 3 weeks prior to the lesson the fee will remain the same.
      • 5.6.2 If the number of participants decreases more than 3 weeks prior to the lesson the fee may be reduced at the discretion of First Dance UK.
    • 5.7 If First Dance UK has booked a studio/venue on behalf of the client then:
      • 5.7.1 The admin fee for booking the studio/venue is non-refundable at any time, regardless of the cancellation period detailed in 5.4.
      • 5.7.1 If the studio/venue do not refund the fee paid to them for the lesson booking then that fee will not be refunded to the Client at any time, regardless of the cancellation period detailed in 5.4.
  • 6. Quality
    • 6.1 In the event that the Hen Party are unhappy with the service provided by First Dance UK, the client must raise the issue immediately with their contact at First Dance UK. A complaints claim will then be processed centrally. Should the claim be successful the client will receive a refund for the lesson.
    • 6.2 In the event that the Hen Party are unhappy with the lesson provided by a First Dance UK choreographer/dance teacher, the client must raise the issue immediately with their choreographer/dance teacher. A complaints claim will then be processed centrally. Should the claim be successful the client will receive a refund for the lesson.
  • 7. Indemnity
    You agree that First Dance UK, and its freelance choreographers, dance teachers, partners and employees, will not be liable to you for any claim or demand, including reasonable solicitors' fees, due to or arising from your lesson with First Dance UK, its freelance choreographers and freelance dance teachers.
  • 8. Intellectual Property Rights
    • 8.1 The dance shall be copyrighted and the copyright shall remain with the Choreographer. A licence will be granted to the Client and the Company to use the choreography/Hen Party Dance at no additional cost.
    • 8.2 The Clients confirm that they have, or do not need, permission to use the music for the Hen Party Dance.
  • 9. Termination
    • 9.1 The Company may terminate this Agreement by giving 24 hours notice.
    • 9.2 The Company may terminate this Agreement immediately should the Clients be in repudiatory breach of contract.
    • 9.3 The Clients may terminate this Agreement by giving 10 days notice subject to and the forfeiting of the deposit any cancellation charges
  • Your Data (GDPR Compliance)
    • 10.1 The personal data you provide when booking is used purely to enable us to contact you and provide you with our services. We may also hold emails received from you for the same purpose.
    • 10.2 Some of your data is passed to your Choreographer to allow them to contact you and visit you for the purposes of providing our services.
    • 10.3 None of your data will be passed to any other company or person not related specifically to providing you with our services.
    • 10.4 We never hold any of your payment details. This is taken securely by our external payment provider.
    • 10.5 Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the data we are holding for you. You can request that we delete any of your data we hold at any time.
  • 11. Entire Agreement and Applicable Law
    This Agreement sets out all of the terms between the Company and the Clients.
    This contract shall be governed in accordance with the laws of England and English Courts shall have jurisdiction in relation to the Agreement.